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>> she is returning saying -- we'll talk to him live about it. pillow fight gone wrong. west point's annual pillow fight to let off steam gets out of control. 30 injured. left bloodied and beaten. it happened, and why is the school only acknowledge it now? in plain sight. the son of escaped drug king pin posts a picture of a man that might be his father, but did he also accidentally give away the hiding spot of the world's most
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wanted man? we have all lost. tom brady speaking out for the first time since his suspension was overturned. thanking his fans and the judge who squashed his case. >> when you say that brady is a liar, you better be careful, fella, because you don't know -- >> brady gets set for the start of the nfl season today. saturday, september 5th, 2015. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. >> i'm erica hill. >> i'm peter alexander. appreciate you starting your holiday weekend with us. this brady thing is messing up a lot of fantasy football leagues right now. tom braid where i, one of his buddies saying we're ready to play some football. >> dylan dryer is ready for that too.
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>> i did say from the beginning i'm going to say it played out, and we're good to go. >> to the top story. the one that led to the debate nationwide about the rule of law versus religious freedom. we reported the county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples and won't let her deputies do it either. she remains behind bar. we will get to her attorney in a moment, but let's go to nbc's sarah dallof. >> reporter: she has been doing bible study in the jail behind me and she is prepared to stay there for as long as it takes. a defiant kim davis, behind bars. her husband says she will not quit as rowan county clerk.
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a judge declined to put the contempt order on hold while davis's attorney filed an appeal. the couples finally got their marriage licenses from the clerks. >> i want to go hug my mom. >> reporter: davis's soldiers say she is a fighter. >> she will not resign. she cannot sacrifice her conscience. she is willing as dr. martin luther king jr. wrote, to pay the consequences of that decision. that's why she's here. >> reporter: davis is getting support from politicians in the race for the gop presidential nomination. mike huckabee, a former baptist minister is planning a rally and visit with davis in jail. >> this is the criminalization of christianity. what she did was follow the kentucky constitution. >> reporter: the aclu and the
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representatives say her continued choices are keeping her in jail. >> she chose not to comply with the law. for every other citizen in the country, you break the law, there are consequences and there are consequences for government officials. >> reporter: controversial case that could go on indefinitely. and davis's attorneys are questioning if the licenses issued yesterday are valid since they don't contain her signature. the county attorney and attorneys for the couples assert they are valid. complex issues ethical and legal here in kentucky. peter. >> sarah, thank you. >> matt saber is the founder of liberty counsel and attorney for kim davis. thank you for being here. >> my pleasure. >> you said your client is not going to resign. she holds the jailhouse keys at this point. she won't resign. she could go back and simply not issue those licenses to same-sex
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couples herself. she won't do that. in some ways, that could be a win-win? why not take that option? >> because number one, she was elected by the people for 27 years. they want her to serve. if they change their mind, that's up to them. she is doing a great job. she will return $1.5 million in savings to them. she will continue to serve the te people. she cannot sacrifice her conscience. she cannot allow the marriage license that conflicts with her christian beliefs. it cannot go out under her name directly or someone else doing it under her authority. what she does, whether a deputy clerk does it or she does it, it is under her authority, kim davis, the clerk of rowan county issuing a marriage license that directly collides with marriage
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of the union of a man and woman. all she is asking for is reasonable an accommodation. that is remove her name and authority title off the certificate. it put it under the commonwealth of kentucky for example. not under her name. >> she is not comfortable with that. that's her conscience. how is her imposing that on her staffers? how is that not imposing on them? now they are forced to make the decision. do they disobey their boss or disobey the government? >> she has a great collegiality with her staff and they are long time friends. they were coerced by the judge with jail time to issue the licenses. that is understandable. she has nothing but respect for her staff. >> are you saying that is not her imposing her beliefs on them
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although five of the six said they are okay with it? >> if you had the president under his authority issue something directly, it is the president speaking. in this particular case, whether it is her speaking or deputy clerk doing it, voluntarily or under coercion, it is her speaking. it is her authority. it is her license. she is the elected official. they are not. the people put her there. it is her authority. >> mat, at this point how does this end? >> we don't know how it ends. that is part up to the judge and appellate court. there is so much due process violated by the judge. there was no notice for potential incarceration. the judge did not allow significant briefing. it was a pre-planned situation. all of the things set up with no notice to kim davis. there are lots of issues we will appeal. we are appealing. we are challenging this contempt order. we want to get her out of jail. she doesn't belong there.
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she is a prisoner of her religious freedom conscience. we call opinion the governor. he could act and resolve the situation with an executive order and the legislature could convene and resolve this not just for kim davis, but all the clerks in kentucky. >> mat saver, thank you. to politics now and hillary clinton on the campaign trail this morning. just one day after offering a public apology of sorts about that e-mail controversy in an interview with nbc news. nbc's kelly o'donnell is in new hampshire with that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, peter. the trail can be chaotic and busy place. clinton has gone from the interview in new york to puerto rico to make a campaign stop and now here today in new hampshire to shore up key parts of her democratic base. some of those voters are uneasy about the e-mail issue.
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to a degree, clinton is acknowledging what this costs her. >> our country. >> reporter: hillary clinton offers this apology. >> at the end of the day, i am sorry that this has been confusing to people and has raised a lot of questions and i take responsibility and it wasn't the best choice. >> reporter: clinton is paying a steep political price for her decision to use a private e-mail server at her home instead of the government system while secretary of state. >> well, i certainly wish i made a different choice and i know why the american people have questions about it. >> reporter: in an interview with nbc's andrea mitchell, clinton defended her actions above board and acknowledging polls show damage to her trustworthiness. >> it doesn't make me feel good. i am very confident by the time this campaign has run its
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course, people will know that what i have been saying is accurate. >> reporter: often the target of donald trump, clinton rejected his blast your opponent style. >> he is great at innuendo and conspiracy theories and really defaming people. that's not what i want to do in my campaign. >> reporter: now trump has tripped himself up on foreign policy with an interview with hugh hewitt. >> are you familiar with general sulemani? >> yes. >> he runs the quds forces. >> yes. i think the kurds, by the way have been horribly mistreated. >> not the kurds. the quds forces. the bad guys. >> reporter: trump turned on the interviewer by phoning in his complaint to msnbc's "morning
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joe." >> i thought he said kurds. every question was do i know this one and that one. >> reporter: and that interview is well regarded in conservative circles. in that very trump way, he came back saying he would know more about foreign policy than hugh hewitt by election day. here today in new hampshire, hillary clinton will meet with democratic women and organized labor. important on this labor day weekend. peter. >> kelly o'donnell, thank you very much. and andrea mitchell conducted that interview with hillary clinton on friday. andr andrea, good morning. >> good morning, peter. >> you questioned her about the e-mail controversy and the take away was she was more contrite and no more jokes. does this mean the campaign needs to be more serious about the controversy? >> yes. this is clearly a reset. they are going forward. labor day is a good demarcation
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for them. they know it will not go away. the fbi investigation will continue. the monthly releases, court ordered, will continue. that does overshadow what they are trying to do on the campaign. they are trying to adopt a different stone. you saw that in the interview. she was trying to explain she is willing to do. knowing this is an issue that has clouded the campaign. >> and andrea, hillary clinton didn't give any full explanation for why she set up the private e-mail server in the first place. you asked if anyone in the inner circle at the time questioned that decision or move. here was her response. >> you know, i was not thinking a lot when i got in. there was so much work to be done. we had so many problems around the world. i didn't really stop and think what kind of e-mail system will be there. >> it cases judgment questions.
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>> i don't think so. i think the facts are pretty clear that we had a lot of hard work and hard choices to make in those four years. >> the clinton campaign chairman acknowledged headwinds since the story broke. how damaging has it been? >> they believe they can get their arms around it. there was nothing illegal. they are saying they didn't know what the fbi is going to end up doing. it's clearly been damaging. it has created a headwind. a lot of what he called noise out there. i think they are trying to adopt a different tone. you saw that in the interview. she is saying she is sorry it caused confusion. she did not directly apologize. that is one way i would state it. and when i asked if she was too lawyerly. she came back and said i'm very
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careful about my choices. in a clear contrast to donald trump, we were discussing at that moment in the interview, when you are running to be president of the united states, you have to be careful about what you say. she is trying to show herself to be more of a potential leader than some of the opponentoppone. >> hillary clinton will testify about the benghazi attacks. this is sure to come up again. andrea mitchell, thank you very much. terrific interview. you can watch "andrea mitchell reports" every day on msnbc. heading overseas now. a glimmer of hope for migrants stopped in hungary. many were finally able to make it to austria. the trip they are desperate to make. nbc's foreign correspondent richard engel is on the border of austria. good morning, richard. >> reporter: good morning, erica.
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this has created congestion at the hungarian border with austria. buss have begun to cross into austria bringing migrants trapped in this country. it is creating expectations. they made it. they won. buses took thousands of migrants from hungary into austria this morning. a simple border crossing, but this was a hard-fought victory which they had to earn one step at a time. from there, many were quickly loaded on to trains for vienna. friday, the migrants and refugees, mostly from syria, finally got fed up and hungry and decided to head for the austrian border on foot. 100 miles away. the hungarian government had been giving them a hard time. corralling them into camps and
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sometimes beating them. one lost his leg in an air strike. like many, he was angry and confused why the hungarian government was hassling. he said we bought train tickets and they won't let us travel. with many following in step, babies in the sun, two in a stroller, it became embarrassing for the hungarian government, which finally gave the migrants what they wanted. passage out of the country so they can head further north and west to wealthier parts of europe. erica, this crisis is in no way over. the march yesterday was so powerful and embarrassing to hungary, the government relented and sent the buses. today, more people are on the march. more migrants and refugees decided to give it a shot. the hungarian government said
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what happened is a one-time deal. it doesn't want to get into the business of ferrying people through the country. expectations have been raised. people back on the streets. we will see what happens today. >> there is much more attention from around the world. richard engel, thanks. another story closer to home. annual pillow fight at west point. sheinelle. >> this is getting a lot of attention this annual summer ritual. it has taken a brutal turn. the military academy acknowledges an august pillow fight meant to let off steam, left cadets battered. pillows stuffed with hard objects injuried 40. one knocked unconscious. officials regret the injuries, but so far no one has been punished and the academy has no plans to end the tradition. a multistate recall underway
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for salmonella linked to imported cucumbers. the san diego distributor andrew & williamson says they he are sold in stores and used in restaurants from alaska to florida. and new england patriots quarterback tom brady had some comments after the judge voided the suspension. brady took to facebook to thank supporters for standing with him in challenging times. he said everyone in football had lost because of the controversy. he pledged to make his fans proud this year and beyond. and finally, a hero off the field becomes a hero on the ball field of his hometown. anthony sadler got a heroes welcome. sadler jumped into action on the french train. last night, he got to revel in
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the applause of his neighbors. he threw out the first pitch. >> talk about lives taking a quick change. >> in one moment. we are talking about the forecast. heading into the holiday? >> it looks like a decent holiday for most. a chance of a couple of scattered showers, but it is really back toward the northern plains. the rest of the central and eastern half of the country will enjoy sunshine and warm temperatures with the highs i we're j saying hello to summer. temperatures expected to warm up. nice and cool, temperatures in the 40s -- 50s rather, 48 in north bay. we are talking about a warmer day for most of us, 70s an 80s in san francisco, 84 for south bay, 82 east bay and 86. temperatures going up for labor day. we'll detail that coming up at 7:00.
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what a week back on saturday morning with "the download." a week that was in news. >> we begin with the search for three suspected cop killers in illinois. an intense manhunt continues in the search for three people suspected in the shooting death of veteran illinois lieutenant charles gliniewicz. >> police say they now have several significant leads. >> i believe we are making some progress. >> including a video from a home surveillance camera that may have picked up the suspects. police say they are hoping the first set of forensic tests will provide answers. donald trump under the gun. tripped up during an interview
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with a conservative radio host. >> i don't believe in gotcha questions. >> that is a gotcha question. who is running this, this, this. i will be so good at the military, your head will spin. obviously i'm not meeting these people. as joe biden says he is torn about running for president. >> the most relevant factor in my decision is if my family and i have the emotional energy to run. the staffer who helped set up hillary clinton's e-mail server saying he will plead the fifth before congress. >> he called his decision understandable and disappointed. overseas, the migrant crisis in europe taking center stage as a picture of a little boy who drowned touches hearts. >> he just seen the bodies of his two drowned sons. i tried to catch my children, but it was hopeless.
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we are not issuing marriage licenses today. kentucky clerk kim davis refusing to issue marriage licenses to any couples. >> federal judge bunning ordered her into federal custody. and in new england, tom brady scores a huge victory in court. >> the reigning super bowl champion's suspension erased. overturned by a federal judge. >> tom is free. we're at the fjords national glacier park. >> president obama taking a selfie with survival expert bear grylls. and surprises at every turn at mtv's music video awards. >> i have decided in 2020 to run for president. >> and a feud ending and some new ones starting.
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>> miley, what's good? >> we all do interviews and we know how they manipulate. nicki, congratulations. and at the columbus zoo this week? >> he is running around with a 2-year-old gorilla. >> they are not the only ones enjoying time together. after winning a match at the u.s. open, novak djokovic invites a fan on the court. a new doubles team is born. >> you know where he learned those moves? peter alexander.
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good saturday morning to you. your time is 5:26. we want to give you a live look outside from our skycam ra network. that is san bruno this morning. hi there, i'm vicky nguyen alongside thoun slaughter with a check of that microclimate forecast. cooler out there. >> it is a little chilly. 48 in the north bay. that's under clear sky. we are looking at clear skies. rest of the bay, san bruno mountain cam. we are going to see sunshine the rest of the day. temperatures will go up a little from yesterday. it will definitely be summer's last hurrah across bay area. probably for the the last one. 86 for north bay, 82 east bay, 7
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mid to upper 80s. same for tri-valley and temperatures warmer, talking about the return of 90s tomorrow into labor day weekend and heart of fire season. next detrimental talking about 90s all week. >> anthony, thank you. happening right now. pack your patience if you're hitting the road this holiday weekend. barrett will be closed again. second time in five weeks folks will have to figure out how toting around without the tube. it's been closed since yesterday morning and will remain closed until tuesday. this is so crews with replace a worn out section of the track. as an alternative people can use a bus. the key third metro line and 4th and king will be down to upgrade traffic signals. a popular labor day destination now a danger zone for pets. this comes after a south bay's family's trip to the russian
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river. the family's dog died after swimming in the river last week. sonoma county health officials say the river may be contaminated with toxic allergy. the dog began convulsing and foaming at the mouth when it came out of the river. if you do go to the river stay away from algae and keep pets out of the water. fighting for his life, that is the case for a kite surfer this morning after a freak accident in san francisco sent him to the hospital. it happened yesterday afternoon just south of where sloat boulevard. strong winds lifted a man out of the surf zone, he went into traffic and was hit by a car. many who participate in the sport say they are aware of the dangers. they hope they can rely on their equipment when it comes to emergencies. >> after being tossed and turned maybe you can get to your safety eject, on your harness. all the modern equipment has
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safety eject so this isn't supposed to happen. >> it is risky. the wrong move combined with extreme weather can mean disaster. coming up on "today in the bay," the bay area's most unique home on the market. we'll take you inside for an exclusive look at the flintstone house. that plus all your top stories and anthony slaughter back with a complete look at the forecast. we'll see you at 7:00. for now we'll take you back to the "today" show.
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♪ all right. come back to your tv screen. we are back on this saturday morning, september 5th, 2015. nothing cuter than puppies, but when they are playing with the "star wars" toy bb-8, a winning combination. the hottest new toy from the "star wars" line. we have one here. we will tell you about it coming up in the orange room. christmas is done. >> my kids will ask about this. yours will too. >> my husband is asking about this. >> your husband? >> we will all go out. thank you, bb-8.
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>> dylan said can i take that home. still to come in the half hour, it seems like serena williams cannot be stopped. how amazing? going for glory at the u.s. open. she a few matches way from one of the biggest feats in tennis history. could she get a grand slam this year? we hope so. >> gave up the first set last night. things are interesting. we will take you to alaska for a special group of firefighters. they are called smoke jumpers. they are parachuting down to some of that state's worst wildfires. we will talk to them. we begin this morning with what could be a new clue in the hunt for one of the most wanted men in the world. sheinelle. >> yes. this could be a stunning twist in the saga of the criminal mastermind. we are talking about mexican drug cartel king pin el chapo
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guzman. you may remember the escape from prison this summer. he may have been undone by a social media post. for nearly two months, law enforcement from mexico to united states have been hunting for guzman. also known as el chapo. >> he is one of the powerful. >> reporter: he escaped his jail cell in mexico using a multimillion dollar tunnel. slipping into the shower through the tunnel and carried off with a motorcycle. then a few days ago, his son posted this picture on twitter. the account is not verified by nbc news. that is alfredo in the middle. and partially obscured, a man with a mustache who could be el chapo. >> i saw the photograph. it looks like guzman.
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i don't think that anybody can say it's him with any great certainty. >> reporter: if the picture is authentic, it may hold a major clue. down at the bottom, a locater identified that the shot was taken in costa rica. did his son leave the location feature on identifying his father's whereabouts? >> i suspect this was a fraud. el chapo is not going to be in costa rica sitting in a public restaurant. >> reporter: if guzman were caught outside mexico, he could be extradited to the u.s. >> unless he has a death wish, i don't think he would be leaving that mexico border anytime soon. >> to add to the confusion, there is a town in mexico called
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costarica. >> sheinelle, thanks. we will head outside to get a check of the weather with dylan. >> hey, guys. we are celebrating a birthday out here. you told me. how old? >> i'm 41 today. >> she's 41! looking amazing. you are doing something right. let's look at the weather across the country where it is going to be a hot one this weekend. all weekend long. heat is building through the plains and stretch to the northeast. across up to new england, comfortable. upper 70s and low 80s. heat will build back in tomorrow and monday where we get into the 90s. staying in the 90s through next week and back through the midwest, it is in the upper 90s. humidity is high. temperatures about 15 degrees above average. eventually we get to the 90s in st. louis by the time we get it tuesday.
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look at the difference in the northwest. temperatures in the 60s in spokane. it is going to be a little bit here as well. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. starting off today with clear skies. as we move through the day sunshine will return and it's going to be a warmer day than it was yesterday. in fact, temperatures going up by a couple of degrees. that's going to lead toward 90 as we head to today and tomorrow. today in between. 77 for peninsula, 84 south bay, tri-valley will see temperatures close to 90. san francisco 73, north bay temperatures around 86. we'll talk about this heating trend coming our way. latest forecast. peter. >> dylan, thanks. now to the world of sports and hard court where another win at the u.s. open on friday night means serena williams could be one week away from completing a career year grand slam.
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that is a feet that hasn't been accomplished since steffi graf did it in 1988. >> now just four more wins and serena williams will be one of only four women to ever win the calendar year grand slam. the match was by no means easy. she even admits the pressure is on. serena williams putting an exclamation point on her latest win. defeating bethany mattek-sands after a tough start. >> serena rarely loses a set to an american at the u.s. open. >> bethany played really well. i had to do things to adapt to her game. i finally was able to get rhythm going to the end of the second. >> reporter: williams turned it around. now the world number one is one
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win closer to making history. winning the australian, french, wimbledon in a single calendar year. only steffi graf and maureen connelly have done it before. williams is just four wins away from joining that elite group. williams is no stranger to winning. she has won 36 major titles, including twice what is called a serena slam. four consecutive majors, just not in the same calendar year. the 33-year-old recently told tamron hall she is not trying to get caught up in the moment. >> after i won the serena slam 2.0. >> you heard that. >> you can't get farther than that. obviously it can. i don't think the calendar defines anything in my career. >> reporter: but crowds want to see it. they have been packing into arthur ashe stadium for a glimpse at williams as she tries
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for the sport's biggest feat. >> the cherry on the greatest career. >> she takes on madison keys on sunday. her toughest competition could come from her sister, venus. if she makes it there, the final next saturday. >> it has been great tennis. >> the best part is she texted her sister before yesterday's match. you can imagine the texts before they play. kristen, thank you. just ahead here, an arrest in the murder of the popular dallas dentist. who would want her dead? and a doctor at your finger tips. mario armstrong is offering apps for face-to-face advice from a
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or computer and talk to a health professional. there are lots of ways to do that. today's digital contributor mario armstrong will walk us through. so this is telehealth or telemedicine. >> some of these actually allow you to have a video chat with doctors and professionals. others give you different information. all done through your mobile. >> the first is the video. >> doctors on demand. >> the app is free. >> you are right. >> the visits are not. walk us through how this works. >> i actually did this. i'm dealing with allergies right now. i open up the app on my phone. it starts a video call. you have to fill in some information. what is the issue. what are you dealing with. do you have allergies. you put that stuff in and it will locate one of the doctors in the 47 states near me.
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a doctor here in new york said look, get some eye drops. >> so you need a doctor in your state to write a prescription in your state. it is not necessarily your doctor. >> that's good to point that out. it is not your doctor. other doctors will do this by video. >> you do pay for it. you pay for the visit. >> $40 for 15-minute visit. some people may think that is expensive. others say this saves a trip to the e.r. >> some people, that is their co- pay. >> some people don't have to leave work. >> is it covered by insurance? >> yes. you can use in that. >> all good things to know. >> our next one is text4baby. i feel this is an improvement on the e-mail alerts back in the day when i was pregnant. >> this is text4baby. free service. a text and app. i love this service. it is great for pregnant or new moms. what it will do is give you tips. it will say things in this part
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change. he said that could be leading to these big blazes. so far, more than 5 million acres in alaska have burned. that is more than all the other states this summer combined. >> the weather channel's dave malkoff got an elite look at the smoke jumpers and how they are fighting the fires. >> been here for the last two seasons. >> reporter: cale donnelly is an elite parachute firefighter. the smoke jumpers. diving into more large wildfires than ever before. >> still a lot of large fires. >> reporter: experts say as alaska dries due to climate change, this disaster will heat up. >> i got you, lynn. >> reporter: firefighting in alaska has taken to 6,000 feet above the ground. beautiful landscape, but it is
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burning right now at possible record levels. >> there it was. >> flames up to 50 feet. >> reporter: smoke so heavy, you could smell it up here. and close enough to a cabin. to call the jump check. >> we went up 100 fires in a week. in one week, 100 new starts. >> reporter: this is one of hundreds of fire camps set up by a tough group of men and women. isolated in deep burning woods. al has been on this one for ten days. >> ten days is nothing. 20 days is something. >> reporter: they spent weeks in the forest cutting fire lines and knocking down flames. food, water and fuel all float down from the sky. all this in the state you may think of as cold and wet. that is changing. >> there's been some work done by modelers working at climate that suggest we will have longer
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fire seasons and larger. >> the smoke covered us. >> a lot of different weather patterns. >> hotter and drier. >> you think it will be like this in the future. >> reporter: a wildfire season and the only way to keep the folks who live here safe is to jump out of a plane over and over again. >> yet, cooling the trigger is something the jumpers say seriously. once they hit the ground, they could be there for 21 days or more. for "today," dave malkoff, high above central alaska. >> 21 days. >> you just have so much respect and appreciate the guys who say good-bye to their families and disappear for months at a time to protect us from the fires. still to come, the adorable "star wars" toy. >> bb-8. >> has puppies clammering for it. but first this is "today" on nbc.
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"stars wars" fans know that sound. there is one toy in particular that has people excited. the bb-8 droid. kids are making their christmas list. i can feel it. >> moms and dads better start watching. dylan is in the orange room. >> we added this to our list. first though, check out a quick scene in the trailer for "the force awakens." ♪ that is bb-8 himself. think of him like the new r2d2. he is already the breakout star for the film. that means we have the adorable rolling robot toy. it is not only people who are pumped about the toy.
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"vanity fair" shot this with puppies who seem baffled by the droid toy. it doesn't get any cuter than this. this is my chance to bring bosco back on tv. hi, bosco. we have bosco and the team creator of bb-8. she's a little freaked out about it. this toy is really exciting because it's not just a remote control toy, but app control toy. >> yes. it is a connective play device. it is controlled by the iphone or android. he can talk to you and engage with you. >> you can update it as new apps come out. we'll be right back after this. bosco, look over here. ♪ ♪
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good morning. we want to give you a live look this saturday out at san francisco as the sun has not yet come over the horizon. time is 5:56. i'm vicky nguyen. thanks for waking up with us. anthony slaughter with the microclimate forecast. good morning to you. a little cooler today. >> it is a little cooler. start you off with the weekend forecast. we are talking about the holiday weekend. making plans to get out and travel, you'll notice lots of sunshine all the way from redding to palm springs. temperatures for the most part will be ranging 70s coastline, 80s inland valley, even triple digits returning to the desert southwest. for us here at home, clear and cool to start the weekend. 54 in san francisco. later on san francisco, you'll be up to 73.
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north bay will be at 86, east bay 82 and south bay will be looking at temperatures in the mid-80s. a little more warm today but even warmer tomorrow, 90s return for us and that's going to stick around through next week. we'll talk more about that coming up at 7:00. >> all right, thank you. happening right now, pack your patience if you're hitting the road this labor day weekend. the barrett transbay 2 will be closed for repairs again for the second time in five weeks folks in the bay area will have to figure out how to get around without the tube. it's been closed since yesterday morning and it will remain closed until tuesday. this is all happening so the crews can relass a wornout section of the track. as an alternative, people can use a bus bridge to get president east bay to san francisco. expect light traffic especially tonight with the billy joel concert. that's happening at at&t park. >> we'll have extra trains in place to get people from the from the concert, to help over the bridge and having bus
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shuttles in place for the shutdown at night. >> you can also take muni, but p3 metro line at 4th and king will be down. they are upgrading the traffic signals there. new this morning a battle against a two-alarm house fire. crews on scene in downtown san jose where heavy flames burned at a two-story house. it happened shortly after 3:00 on north 9th street near san jose state university. several people in the area reported smelling strong fumes from the fire. no word yet on what started it. a whole lot of criticism for the whole foods in oakland after a security guard there allegedly beat a shopper unconscious. another shopper who saw the attack posted these pictures on facebook. a spokeswoman for the high-end grocery chain says the customer made physical contact with an employee before the security guard intervened. the guard has since been. the customer taken to the hospital in stable condition. oakland police are looking into
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what happened as is the chain, which said it has launched its own investigation. coming up this morning on "today in the bay," the bare area's most unique home goes on the market. we'll take you inside for an exclusive look at the flintstone house. that plus we'll have all of your top news stories coming up at 7:00. anthony slaughter will be back with a look at that entire forecast. we hope you're enjoying the weekend off. now back to the "today" show. we'll see you at 7:00.
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who claims to be his father lashes out at a radio host in defense of his son. big saving tiz pump.
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great news for the labor day get-away. gas prices, the lowest they have been this holiday weekend in more than a decade. they've been dropped even further. today, saturday, september 5th, 2015. >> this crowd just totally is into it. >> can't hear you. >> they're amazing. wow. how about that? energy. it's a little cool out here this morning. >> a little cool. >> can i say, since there's no stamp on the letter in my house, happy birthday to my father today. happy birthday. we love you very much. i'm peter alexander. dylan dryer and the gauge is back together again today. >> the gang is back together. we have a busy morning this morning. first of all, we have more on the defiant county clerk in kentucky. >> kim remains behind bars this morning for refusing to issue marriage licenses because of her
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stand on same-sex marriage. her lawyer says she is going to stand her ground. sarah joins us with the latest from kentucky. sarah, good morning. >> well, good morning. attorney for kim davis says she is in good spirits. she has been doing bible constituted where i in the jail behind me, and she is prepared to stay there for as long as it takes. she's receiving support both locally and nationally, including from some candidates in the race for the gop nomination. mike huckabee plans to visit her in jail next week as well as hold a rally in her support. yesterday a judge declined to put a contempt order on hold while her attorneys prepare for appeal. earlier on today we spoke with one of those attorneys. >> well, because, number one, she was elected by the people. she's been there for 27 years. they want her to serve. if they change their meaned, that's up to them, but they want her to be there, and she's doing a great job. she's going to return $1.amillion in savings to them by the end of the year. she's going to continue to serve the people.
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that's number one. number two, in serving the people, she can't sacrifice her conscience. that's something she cannot do. >> deputy clerks began issuing licenses to same-sex couples yesterday who emerged from the office. cheers from their supporters. davis's attorneys are questioning if those licenses issued yesterday are valid since they don't contain her signature. however, the county attorney and attorneys for the couple say they are valid. complex issues both legally and ethicily here in kentucky. back to you. >> thank you, sarah. in an exclusive interview with nbc news hillary clinton stresses that the issue of her e-mail server should not raise questions about her judgment. the leading contepider for the democratic presidential nomination sat down for a candid talk with nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell and wanted to be clear about the role of the server during her state department years. >> you know, i was not thinking a lot when i got in. there was so much work to be done. we had so many problems around
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the world. didn't really stop and think what kind of e-mail system will there be? >> a delayed judgment question. >> i don't think so. you think that the facts are pretty clear that we had a lot of hard work, hard choices to make in those four years. >> clinton has been trying to shaek off the issue of her e-mail server, but even now there are probes. a flee of hungarian buses began taking migrants to the border after thousands clogged a major highway determined walk to their destination. charity workers in austria greeted them with food and a place to sleep. residents fleeing war in the middle east and asia have created a humanitarian crisis in western europe leaving nations at odds over how to handle the crowds desperately seek ago sil up. drivers are getting more for their buck at the pump. gas prices are at their lowest in more than a decade. the average about $2.40 a
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gallon. that's down 9 cents from last week, and more than $1 for the same time last year. finally, a finish nonnonthat may be too much of a good thing for one school. teachers there are seeing double and then some. look at this. this school in southern honduras has 23 sets of twins. >> wow. >> get this, apparently some of the twins are taking advantage of the fact that they lookalike. trading classes and taking each other's tests. well, it might be a challenge at times. residents in the town consider all the twins a blessing. 23. >> identical. >> yes. >> yeah. >> they were talking about a town on one island and -- >> which i thought was incredible. then you hear about 23. >> what's in the water? >> everybody just breaks it up. >> dylan is always in charge of the weather. that's the way it works around here. >> i pretend to be, anyway. we are looking at a pretty decent weekend for most of the
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country except look at this cold front. you see that cold air back through montana? we even have some snow through the higher elevations. four inches of snow. most areas just seeing rainshowers. that air will start to settle into the dakotas as we go into tomorrow. here's the timing. scattered showers. some of the storms are producing heavier downpours. just keep that in mind this morning, and then that cold front moves eastward and pushes the storm into the minneapolis area as we go into tomorrow. today we're also looking at some scattered showers down across the southeast. nothing widespread. it's hot through the plains, and it's very nice in the northeast, but temperatures will get back into the upper 80s and 90s. highs today good saturday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter. if you're headed to the beach keep in mind strong rip currents southwestern facing beaches. otherwise clear skies to start off the weekend. a nice day for the beach. keep that in mind. rip currents in place. 40s and 50s to start the day.
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later this afternoon 70s and 80s. 82 for east bay, 84 for south bay. meantime tri-valley will see a warm day plus 90s there. san francisco up to 73 today. talk more about the heating trend headed our way labor day weekend. >> a shooting death of a popular dentist in dallas. family and friends are stunned after she was gunned down earlier this week in a parking garage of her apartment complex. this morning one person who police say is behind bars. kerry sanders has more. >> reporter: as friends and colleagues mourn the loss of kendra hatcher -- >> we just want to remember her. >> reporter: this morning dallas police have announced a suspect is in custody for the killing. >> one female is possibly shot in the neck. >> reporter: authorities say the 35-year-old dentist was gunned down wednesday night shortly after pulling into the parking garage of her apartment building. detectives released surveillance images of a vehicle of interest and an older model jeep cherokee
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with faded paint. they say that car slipped past the security gate with a driver following another car through just before hatcher arrived home. >> the individual appears to walk in in her direction. witnesses described hearing a gunshot, and the individual gets back in the car. >> reporter: the person under arrest, a 22-year-old woman named christa cortez. she's charged with capital murder and is being held on $250,000 bond. authorities say she admitted involvement in the crime claiming she was paid $500 and drove a man to the scene who then shot and killed hatcher. hatcher's friends and neighbors stunned by her death. >> she had a really big heart. she always cared about other people, and that's why i don't understand who would do this to her and why they would want to do this to her. >> reporter: a crime that has left the community shaken this morning. for "today" kerry sanders, nbc news. tom brady, a four-time super bowl winner, was viktor where
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yous in court once again this week, as you likely heard, but it was a more humble brady who spoke out to his fans on social media overnight. >> reporter: tom brady speaking out for the first time since his four-game suspension was erased by a judge this week. he posted about this on facebook last night saying "while i'm pleased to be elyibl to play, i'm sorry our league had to endure this. i don't think it's been good to our sport. to a large degree, we have all lost." nfl commissioner roger goodell tried to sideline the star, with allegations that braid where i instructed ball boys to break the rules by deflating the patriots' game balls at the championship game last year. this week the judge trashed the nfl's case, tossing it out. on friday a man claiming to be brady's father called into a san francisco radio station to take on the host. >> what you say that brady is a liar, you better be careful, fellow, because you don't know what the heck you are talking about. >> also slamming the nfl commissioner. >> we know goodell is lying. he lied in the ray rice case.
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he lied in this case. he is lying in the pearson case. how many times do you need to know that this guy is a flaming liar? >> brady, excited to be playing thursday night writing, "i look forward to the competition on the playing field, and i hope the attention of nfl fans can return to where it belongs, on the many great players and coaches who work so hard every week and sacrifice so much to make this game great." >> of course, the nfl season kicks off thursday night on nbc. tom brady will be hosting the -- not tom brady alone. the patriots will be hosting the pittsburgh steelers. the nfl told me this week that goodell is not going to be attending that game because he wants the focus to be on the game itself and not on the controversy. >> maybe he is worried about backlash. >> maybe that too. >> i'm excited to gets back to football. >> i think that's where a lot of people stand on that. >> thursday, here we go. this morning actress jessica alba under fire once again for her honest company products, and
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we're back now on a saturday morning of this labor day holiday week. it is time to trend.
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we begin with an interesting match up. mash up. have you seen this? it is making the rounds of hillary clinton and tom brady as they try to explain themselves from controversy. take a look. >> i did not e-mail any classified material. >> i did not alter the ball. >> i would never do anything to break the rules. >> looking back, it would have been smarter to have used two devices. >> i can't do anything of what happened in the past. >> who handles the balls now? >> i have no. >> it has nothing to do. >> when i take those balls out, those balls are perfect. i don't want anyone touching the balls or rubbing them. >> like with a cloth or something? >> it seemed like tom brady was having fun with reporters in the room. a lot of use of certain language. >> there was. a lot of conversation about
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sweet. little girls giving advice to grown men about texts and dating. >> too much facetime. >> i think you should say you're really pretty. >> no, she's not. maybe still pretty. >> what could be a sweet text? >> i love you. >> i love you. >> so sweet, right? >> even if she is not pretty, tell her she's pretty. >> i think a lot of guys would do well if they stuck to that advice. big happy birthday to beyonce and jessica alba in trouble. >> her honest company was just slapped with a $5 million claim. saying the company deceptively mislabeled its products as natural. in the past, the company has said it stands behind all of its products.
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and royals like to watch tv just like us. queen elizabeth is a huge fan of "downton abbey." she fact checks the show for fun. and one was wearing a medal only offered in world war i and he was actually in world war ii. speaking of queens. queen bee's 34th birthday. if you didn't know she ruled the world. take a look at social media. her celebrity friends and maria carey and others wished her a happy birthday. and kanye west and taylor swift say there is no bad blood
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between them after taylor presented an award to kanye. he sent her a giant bouquet of white flowers. kanye 2020. kante 2020. combining their names. >> and that taylor swift on the ticket? west/swift. >> could get good quickly. still to come, the movies that could leave you on the edge of your seat this fall. your weekend movie plans. but first this is "today"
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you're watching "today in the bay." >> good saturday morning to you. your i'm is 6:26. we want to start you off with a look at the golden globes bridge. things flowing nicely, nice clear day. i'm vicky nguyen alongside anthony slaughter standing by with a look at the forecast for labor day weekend if folks are lucky enough to have it off. >> a nice weekend. beautiful sunrise over the bay bridge. we don't have any fog to report. that means a nice sunny day once we get going. it is a little cool. temperature in the 40s in the north bay but 50s elsewhere. as we head through the day temperatures warm back into the 70s and 80s even at the coastline. 73 for san francisco, 86 for north bay. 82 for east bay and 84 for south bay. meanwhile peninsula will be
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comfortable with temperatures in the 70s. vicky, if you're headed to the beaches today or monday, talking about strong rip currents. definitely want to make sure you pay attention to the water. never turn your back on the ocean. >> a good day to be out there. >> yes. >> great. anthony, thank you. build in extra time and patience if you're he ihitting the road labor day weekend. barrett 2 will be clos b.a.r.t. 2 will be closed again. people will have to figure out how to get around without the tube. it's closed until tuesday. this is all happening so crews with replace a warnout section of the tracks. as an alternative people can use a bus bridge to get from east bay to san francisco. you can also take muni. t3 metro line at 4th and king will be down. they are upgrading traffic signals there. a pop lar labor day destination now a danger zone for pets. a warning this weekend after a south bay's family trip to the russian river.
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the family's dog died after swimming in the river last week. sonoma county health officials say the river may be contaminated with toxic algae. the dog reportedly began convulsing and foaming at the mouth when it came out of the water. officials say if you do go out of the river, stay away from the algae and keep your pet out of the water. fighting for his life, that is the case for a kite surfer this morning after a freak accident in san francisco sends him to the hospital. it happened yesterday afternoon south of where float boulevard meets the highway near san francisco zoo. the man was kite boarding at ocean beach when strong winds lifted him out of the surf zone and right into traffic. he was hit by a car. many of those who participate in this sport say they are aware of the dangers. they hope they can rely on their equipment when it comes to emergencies. >> after being tossed and turned maybe you can get to safety eject, on your harness. all the modern equipment has a
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safety eject so this kind of thing isn't supposed to happen. >> they say it is risky. the wrong move combined with extreme weather conditions can lead to a disaster. coming up this morning on "today in the bay," the bay area's most unique home goes on the market. you may have seen it if you've griffin down 280. we will take you inside for an exclusive look at the flintstone house that plus we'll have all of your top news stories and of course anthony slaughter back with a look at that forecast. for now we'll send you back to the "today" show. see you at 7:00.
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♪ when i'm with you ♪ ♪ i love it ♪ i love it >> we'r we're from alabama. >> it's our anniversary. >> it's our anniversary and we're on the "today" show. >> it's my 16th birthday. >> we're on the "today" show. >> we're on a mother/daughter trip. >> we have a crowd this morning. we said it earlier. you guys are amazing today. great energy. i love it. >> we are so thankful. we are back on a saturday morning. it is september 5th, 2015. enjoying the beginning of the
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labor day weekend with our new friends on the plaza. >> starting to feel a bit like fall moving in. a cool one today. >> tomorrow will be back up near 90. >> we appreciate that. still to come this half hour on "today," a ton of movies this fall. james bond and new from brad and angie. we will run you through all of those coming up. anybody hungry? i don't know if they get to eat it. we are cooking up something with the last of the summer harvest. a raspberry dessert. we begin this half hour with the sheriff's deputy in colorado coming under fire after he left crude comments on a newspaper reporter's voicemail after he thought he hung up the phone. he hadn't. nbc's gadi schwartz has more. >> reporter: chase, this is
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zach. a voicemail until the deputy leaving the message thought he hung up. >> my wife work add the herald. she [ bleep ]. >> i'm angered. >> reporter: mcalister was disgusted. as a reporter for a small paper in durango, she called the deputy about a crash with a bike. never expected to hear farnham and a couple deputies talking about her body. >> she hot? >> not hot. i mean, she's got an okay body. not like quadrupleds. >> the idea that public employees could talk so contentiously of women when they don't think they are being heard is shocking. it is not a frat party. it's the sheriff's office. >> reporter: the conversation continued with the deputies insulting her because she was from the u.k. >> she's a [ bleep ].
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it's a u.k. thing. she literally grew up on a [ bleep ] island. >> reporter: the sheriff would not allow us to speak to deputy farnham. he got a public information officer to speak on his behalf. >> discipline action was taken on behalf of the officers involved. they apologized to the newspaper and the reporter. >> it was me, but it could be any woman. >> reporter: but mcalister is asking how are women supposed to feel when they turn to the sheriff's office for help? >> i don't know how this message could not undermine women's feeling of safety and they will be treated as equal. >> reporter: a tough question with big implications for a small colorado town. for "today," gadi schwartz, nbc news. dylan is back with a final check of the weather with a helicopter above us.
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>> you see the camera. >> i love that. >> it will be a really nice labor day weekend for the center and eastern half of the country. it is going to be hot through the plains where we are warming up to the 90s. in the northeast, 70s and 80s. we have a couple of heavy downpours up across the dakotas. those move east. stronger thunderstorms across minnesota tomorrow. in the southeast, scattered showers and storms. chilly in the northwest. seattle on sunday, 66 degrees. back in the 70s on monday. for labor day, it looks quiet. scattered showers in iowa and wisconsin and down to florida. the heat building back up to the 90s. in the middle of the country through texas, good saturday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter waking up to clear skies across buyer bay area. a shot from san jose, people waking up to sunshine there. temperature 3 degrees, 47
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meanwhile in the north bay. beautiful colors across the sky from the east bay in san francisco and later on at the coastline temperatures will be back into the 70s for sf, 82 for east bay, 77 for peninsula, mid-80s for north bay, tri-valley and south bay. we'll talk about this heating trend headed our way through labor day coming up at 7:00. and tonight there a is a big night of college football when notre dame faces off against the texas longhorns. it is also a big deal. this is the 25th anniversary of notre dame football on nbc. katharine is the sideline reporters and one of my friends. katharine, it is exciting to see you. what is the feeling there now? >> reporter: dylan, this is not just an historic game for nbc, but historic match up in football. two kicking off in primetime under the bright lights on nbc. the 244th consecutive sellout at
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notre dame stadium. the second highest ticket price on the college football block this year. second only to when notre dame hosts boston college later on this year at fenway park. overhead, private jets making its way to south bend. the fans are already in front of me tailgating. dylan, where are you? >> i wish i was there. it sounds like the season is the place to be. notre dame could have a good season? >> we had a chance to sit down with brian kelly yesterday. he laughed when we asked about the high expectations. he says tell me a season when the expectations are low for notre dame. this team is returning 18 of the starters. they have three potential nfl draft picks in the lineup. they are at odds to win the national title. this season, barring any injuries, they are good to go for the season. >> kathryn, you are looking at
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heat and a chance of storms. keep that in mind as things kickoff. the texas longhorns taking on the fighting irish. coverage starts at 7:30 eastern here on nbc. >> you have the nerd bowl. northwestern and stanford. dylan, thank you. coming up next, the biggest movies this fall. we have action, drama. we are covered for families too. what you don't want to miss after these messages. i'm jerry bell the second. and i'm jerry bell the third. i'm like a big bear and he's my little cub. this little guy is non-stop. he's always hanging out with his friends. you've got to be prepared to sit at the edge of your seat and be ready to get up. there's no "deep couch sitting." definitely not good for my back. this is the part i really don't like right here. (doorbell) what's that? a package! it's a swiffer wetjet. it almost feels like it's moving itself. this is kind of fun. that comes from my floor? eww! this is deep couch sitting. [jerry bell iii] deep couch sitting!
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in this morning's "weekend movie ticket" a special edition. excuse me. blockbusters hitting the theaters over the months. >> no talking with food in your mouth. there is something for everyone. flicks to bring the kids to and action packed dramas and thrillers. >> everest. >> the 3d disaster movie "everest" will have you on the edge of your seat. matt damon must survive on mars in the thriller "the martian." and a trip to grandma's may
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never been the same in m. knight shamylan's movie. it has been ten years, but brad pit and angelina jolie are back on the big screen in the relationship drama "by the sea." oscar buzz ringing for hollywood heavyweights. johnny depp is all but unrecognizable as whitey bulger. and michael tackles a complex apple ceo steve jobs in the blockbuster bio-pic. if you are looking for family friend. charlie brown and the gang back in "the peanuts" movie. and pixar with "the good dawn saur." you have to wait a while for some of the films of 2015.
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the final chapter in "the hunger games" franchise and the epic "star wars" don't hit theaters until the end of year. and we have editor of fandango here with us. right off the top, what do we have to see? >> my brother is asking me what do i see at imax? every third movie is imax. i'll give you a couple. "everest." mountain climbers who get stuck in a snow storm. based on a real story. check your fear of heights. also, "martians." remember mcguyver on mars? >> not as good. >> a lot of the blockbusters and what is impressive, we have the pumpkins out. some of these don't come out
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until later. >> the big heavy hitters in november. james bond. and expect a classic vibe to the title to the villain as a henchmen. "sky fall" was the biggest one. also "the hunger games mocking jay part 2." this is the most anticipated fall movies. the final "hunger games" movie. expect it to be action packed and emotional. we say farewell to katnis. and then yes, "star wars" on december 18th. han and luke and leia and chewie. all coming back. >> the oscar buzz is starting. awards season is starting. >> exactly. speaking of the polls. the guy that topped our poll for the most likely to get an oscar
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nod is johnny depp. he plays mobster whitey bulger. the fourth time playing a ga gangster. he looks great. early reviews are mixed on the film. they agree this is one of depp's best roles. if you are a fan of his, go see it. also steve jobs movie coming out. this was written by aaron sorkin. he did "the social network." both movies coming out at the same time. i think it could emerge as an early frontrunner. danny boyle directs is. we will see. of course, we have the dannish girl. eddie redmayne in the role. he could repeat here and if he does, he will be the first since
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tom hanks. >> he was terrific in "the theory of everything." another incredible transformation. how about family friendly movies? >> comedies. we have "the intern." this is a good mom movie. take mom to see it. it is charming. nancy meyer directed it. for the kids, i like "the peanuts" movie. the first charlie brown movie in 35 years. a computer generated one. it looks different than we know charlie brown. it will have the classic charm. and second movie for pixar. "the good dinosaur." >> erik davis, thanks for being here. we will send it to sheinelle in the orange room with the today's life hacks. >> we have kim and angie with
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us. all that good stuff. do you guys like to grill? >> yes. >> we will help you make the barbecue more efficient with the hacks. here is the first one. if you ever grilled fish -- oh, did i do something wrong? shoot. here's the thing. when you are cooking fish and it can go in the grill. how about this? put some lemons on the bottom. when you flip it over, don't get me to do that, it gets the lemony taste without sinking in the grill. i never grilled before. that is what the hacks are telling me. here you go. here is the next one. look how nice i did that. how about burgers? no one likes a dry piece of meat. take ice chips. you put them into the patty before you grill. apparently the ice cubes keep your patty from drying out. i wondered about the taste. i don't know. or a bit of apple juice to keep the flavor in there. that is interesting. you are great.
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>> wow! >> take it away. this is your moment. still to come on "today," a delicious dessert using the last raspberries of the summer. >> but first this is "today" on nbc.
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my name is phil zietlow, and i've been an engineer on the cheerios team for 51 years. about five years ago, i found out that if my daughter-in-law, joyce, eats anything with gluten in it she feels pretty darn terrible. so my team and i came up with a way to remove the grains that contain gluten, from the naturally gluten free oats that cheerios are made of. so now joyce and i can have cheerios together anytime we want. and if you love someone with celiac, or gluten sensitivity, you can too.
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i like that song. this morning in "today's highlighting raspberries today and a desert that looks el jaeg and simple to make. so good to have you with us. >> thank you for having me. >> your book is beautiful. >> thank you. >> it's gorgeous. i have never had one. you love this. >> yes, i do. it's very marsh mellow in the
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middle. >> who does not love that. >> all we need are basic ingredients that you have in the pantry, egg, salt. >> we have a lot of those on hand. so we have to beat the egg whites. >> yes, we're making a mir rang base. you add in the salt and sugar and beat it for about ten minutes or so and boosting up the speed. then you should get a very thick firm mixture that looks like this. >> yeah, it almost looks like fluff. >> yeah, it's like fluff. >> it's so thick. >> then it has a peek that it stands up. >> what about the texture. you have to make sure that there's nothing grand.
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>> yeah, it's smooth and sticky. it is kind of fun. okay. so we have that done. >> what we do is do this. >> we're folding in vinegar. >> yes, we're folding in the vinegar. this is what makes it marsh mellow. just casually mix it in. does it matter, you're using a metal spoon. >> it should be. it keeps it from deflating. take it and put it on wax street. i take a cake pan and trace around it. >> you get a perfect circle. >> you don't have to do that. you can if you want. >> so as you spread this is the finish product, and this is bakes for what an hour? >> yes. >> then after we get it cool we can bring in the fruls its of t
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season. >> yes. you can use whatever is in june. what i like to do is strawberry and passion fruit. >> it looks beautiful. you have the red, green. >> we're in raspberry season now? >> yes. >> we did a jam, nuts and berries to add the flavor. >> we can drizzle. i think that the royal tasters are making the grand entrance. >> we're missing the wipe cream. >> and we have a little bit of whip cream too. >> somewhere. >> if you want it, you can do it. it's optional. >> then we're going to toipt off with raspberries. >> somebody said fooded. >> yes, we did. just a sprinkle. >> perfect, four plates. >> look at that. i have a knife right here. thanks for coming in this morning.
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>> announcer: from nbc bay area, this is "today in the bay." >> good saturday morning to you. want to start you off this labor day weekend with a live look at mccovey cove. sun is up, sky is clear, no fog in sight. thanks for waking up with us. i'm vicky nguyen. let's take a look at the microclimate forecast with anthony. >> if you're like me, you're thinking about the beach. we do have rip currents that will be strong later today. start with mount diablo. temperatures cool, as we head
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through the day temperatures warm into the 70s for the beaches, 80s for inland valley. again, that rip current risk does exist through the rest of the weekend for local beaches. tomorrow another warm day, temperatures closer to 90. you'll notice as we step outside cool in the north bay, 45 there. 54 in san francisco, 50s for the rest of the bay area. as we head through the day, again, lots of sunshine. not as breezy as it was yesterday at the coastline. 73 for san francisco, 77 for peninsula, inland valleys will reach back into the mid-80s. tri-valley one place close to 90. temperatures go up even more tomorrow and then we're in the 90s all next week. we'll talk about that and how that could impact fire danger as well. >> a warm-up on the way. anthony, thank you. happening now, pack your patience if you are hitting the road this labor day weekend. the b.a.r.t. will be closed for repairs again. for the second time in five weeks folks in the bay area will have to figure out how to get around witth

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