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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ welcome to my house >> look who is in my house today. it's wednesday, winesday wednesday, 30th of march. >> look at that. oh, that's disturbing. >> al roker. >> my head on top of kathie lee's body, wow. >> by the way, that's classic roker. >> i do like the sound effect added to it, too. >> we know that roker at heart is a cartoonist. you see, deep down in your soul, that's what you should have always been. >> it's what i always wanted to be. >> charles schultz is one of
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your all-time heros. >> it is. >> great show. we have tracee ellis ross. she's in "blackish." she has that project, what is it called, a great organization. >> of course, the daughter happens to be the daughter of diana ross. >> i've been watching the show "billions" lately. >> everybody is talking abo this show. great cast. >> we have one of the actresses. paul giamatti is in it. >> she was in "mad men." terrific there. >> we'll talk to her. if you want to sell your home or fix it up, we'll give you help. >> the "listed sisters." >> are they twins? >> if they're not, they look a lot of like. >> then we'll have music. singer/songwriter matt simons will sing for us later. >> cool. last time we worked together
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solo, it was hosting the rose parade. >> you're right. that was our last one. >> memorable because you didn't remember. >> we did. >> that's right. >> we sat here together before, too. >> it's been a while. >> when we did, people start -- there were rumors flying. >> we had people -- after the rose parade, they were wondering were we married to each other. >> that's how we talked, like a married couple. >> i don't know if that's good or bad. i think it's good. >> how about words of wisdom? >> okay. >> this is on wednesdays. close your eyes. in the end, you always go back to the people that were there -- >> i thought we were closing our eyes. >> i have to read it. in the end, you always go back to the people that were there in the beginning. wait, "dawson's creek," that's what the quote was from? >> wow, if we're doing quotes like that, how about, i am what i am?
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ah-ha. >> on wednesdays, al, we have a wine bot. >> really? >> you're drinking water. >> i'm not a wine drinker. >> what do you like? >> in the summer, barbecuing -- [ sirens ]. >> sorry. one of the things that interrupts our flow. go on. in the summer -- >> in the summer, i do grilling. i like a nice, fruity rosa. that's it. >> you're not a big drinker. >> i did discover the begin and tonic. >> did you love? >> i like it. i stretched the summer out a bit. >> i like. in the morning sometimes, i'm in the makeup chair and al will say, oh, my god, i have a great song you have to hear. sometimes i do the same for al. we both love music. >> yes. it's usually upbeat music. >> right. what were they saying about sad music today? >> new research says sad music
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helps you handle grief more effectively than happy music, which i hear sad music and i'll relate it to something sad. it makes me sadder. >> yeah, yeah. >> i like happy music. i want up. >> you don't want to be brought down. >> no. >> what song -- we'll do our wine bot. al picked a song, and i picked a song, both happy songs. >> yes. >> when people like the song they hear, they're going to tweet at us. either team hoda or team al. >> okay. >> we're going to see whose wineglass fills up the most. >> your song first? ♪ play you a song, make me want to roll my window down. >> little more audio, florida-georgia line. >> windows down, hair is blowing. >> my hair isn't blowing. not happening, no matter how fast you're going. >> "cruise" is mine.
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>> mine goes back to the '70s in college, elton john. >> i do love this one, "philadelphia freedom." i'm riding down the road. go to twitter. either #team al or #team hoda. go to klg and -- is that what you do? >> i just stopped in. >> where do you do it? >> on twitter. look what's happening already. >> look at that. >> as they #team al -- >> like milking a cow. we've all had that experience. >> #team hoda. mine was "cruise." al's was "philadelphia freedom." >> bizarre. >> isn't that weird? we're going to watch those glasses fill up. we'll see whose -- >> this is fascinating television. >> look what's happening. did you see? remember, "cruise" or "philadelphia freedom." >> "philadelphia freedom." >> or "cruise."
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all right. can i ask you a question? >> sure you can. it's your show. >> what does al roker do on a saturday morning? you wake up. you've been busy all week. >> right. >> here at the crack of dawn, running around. what do you do when you wake up on saturday morning and you have no obligations? pretend. what is it like at the roker house? >> make breakfast for the kids. mostly nic. i'm trying to convince my teenage girl to eat breakfast. protein. nic, doesn't matter how much is on the plate, it disappears. >> what do you cook? >> pancakes, eggs and bacon. >> what is deborah doing? >> off running, being healthy, you know. i'll catch up! >> i'll be right behind you. >> i'll be there. >> then what? >> some activity. nic may have something.
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leila is doing tutoring stuff, getting ready for the acts. i'm fascinated by the wine thing. >> at what point do you stop? >> we don't. we have more. they'll keep going. they'll replace the glasses when they get too -- i think you're winning by a little now. >> "philadelphia freedom." a lot of our viewers are kids of the '70s. >> and kids like country music, especially "cruise." >> they grew up with elton. >> they also like "cruise." ♪ play you a song, make me want to roll my windows down and cruise ♪ >> that's the one. >> they like to be patriotic and listening to "philadelphia freedom." ♪ shine on me cause i love ya >> #al roker. >> through the eyes of the one left behind. >> #team al and #team hoda. okay, let's guess what these are. they came from william sonoma, i
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think. we're going to try to understand. the cards say what they are. >> start here? chicken breast -- or meat tenderizer. >> reversible meat tenderizer. >> i guess you can untenderize it. >> what the heck -- >> cherry pip cker. >> what? no, it's not. >> i'm just guessing. >> olive -- >> could be. >> cherry and olive picker. >> both right. >> what is that? >> pineapple core. >> how did you know that? >> i've got one. >> how do you do it? >> put this in. cut the top off and twist it down and boom. >> al roker is right. it is a stainless steel apple slicer and core. what is this thing? >> it's a mini hannibal lecter mask. i'm not sure what that is.
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>> strainer. what else? >> some sort soft strainer. >> let's see what it is. >> avocado cuber. >> wow. >> man, you have too much stuff. >> what's the last one? >> again, an apple core. i'm not sure. >> jalapeno core. >> look at that. >> oh, my gosh! al is winning. come on, people. >> everybody loves "philadelphia freedom." ♪ philadelphia freedom, shine on me ♪ >> tracee ross likes "philadelphia freedom." raise the roof, tracee. >> crtracee ellis ross. >> that's my pick. >> the other is a little country. >> i don't remember that song. ♪ make me want to roll my windows down and cruise ♪ >> okay. >> i got to say -- ♪ philadelphia freedom >> i like that one.
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just being honest. sorry. >> give a little philly. ♪ shine on me cause i love ya ♪ shine the light >> oh, no, no, wait a minute. ♪ left behind is this a funky dance party? ♪ shine the light >> wait a minute! ♪ shine the light ♪ philadelphia freedom ♪ love, love, love >> ready? ♪ yes, i do >> tracee ellis ross here to el us why black girls rock to "philadelphia freedom ♪ >> do you have to ask after seeing this? >> we'll be back after this. we offered women a mystery beauty treatment. right now? yeah! that sounds great! could they guess what it was? very rich and smooth. really creamy. i keep touching my face. so what had we used?
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your magic worked, your funky dance party worked. >> this is a blowout. >> they're out of white wine. >> they're out of white wine. >> there are no grapes left in the world. >> tracy ellis ross and al roker together. it does it every time. does it every time. >> off the shoulder. >> and this -- >> oh my gosh. >> everything. >> interview, just watch you do this. >> you wonder why black girls rock, here you go. >> tracy ellis ross, the daurz of diana ross, stars as joan carol on the hit sitcom called "girlfriends." which a lot of us miss. >> you're still young and cute. >> she has been keeping her tv family in check on the acclaimed hit comedy series "black-ish" check it out. >> i'm not clueless here. the twins are still so little. and i'm not ready to think and see the world the way you do.
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come on, jack thinks when you swallow a piece of gum it grows a gum tree in your stomach. >> gum tree. >> yeah. >> kids. but it does take seven years for it to digest, right? >> oh my god. >> yes! >> love this show. >> a good one. >> i mean, here's this great family that will addresses issues, but yet, doesn't hit you over the head with them. >> the writing is fantastic, i think the fact that in essence at the core we have a multigenerational character-driven comedy. it's not or not issues we're dealing with these are things we run into. because it's character driven, it's not situational. it's all about how this family is dealing with what's happening in the world. >> which is no easy thing. >> yeah, and it's an everchanging world and all of these things are coming up for all of us.
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how to deal with the n-word, the sex talk, all of these things you have to deal with. >> was show biz something you always wanted to do or did you have something else in mind? >> to a certain extent. i went into fashion and i thought that was where i wanted to go. i could have gone the therapist, teacher route very easily. but as i get older and look back, i really think that i'm a performer before i'm an actor. i did lip sync battle recently -- >> did you love it? >> let me tell you something. >> i know it sounds obvious, but i really enjoy being on a stage with a mike. i'm just telling you. >> seriously? >> it's like i was born to do it. >> what song? >> niki minaj, and love it a battlefield and choreography. >> who were you against? >>. anthony anderson. >> good-bye.
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>> good-bye. >> he's really talented. >> black girls rock, of course. i mean, we knew this. it's the tenth anniversary. >> yeah, it's an extraordinary organization that does more than the awards show. what i love about the show is it's an opportunity for everyone to sort of see black women in our fullness. and our culture doesn't always get to see the fullness of that. and so this is an awards show that gives the younger generation an opportunity to see us in all of our glory. and, we have amazing honorees this year, rihanna -- >> what? >> amanda. and the woman who created the black lives matter hashtag. gladys knight. >> gladys is going to be there? >> gladys. >> gladys. >> is going to be there. >> it all happens right in that moment. >> you sounded like two old jewish ladies from brooklyn. >> gladys. gladys will be there. >> it's going to be great. >> it's called black girls rock.
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memorable roles in critically acclaimed roles. "mad men," she was rachel, a client and one of don draper's love interests. on "sons of anarchy," she was tara knowles, wife of one of the gangsters. >> now, she's raised as wendy in "billions," wife of paul giamatti, pmerformance coach fo a hedge fund king played by damian lewis. sharing information about a client with her husband. >> what do you want to know? >> what is he thinking right now? what is he doing? >> looking for a win. always, he needs to find at least a small win in every endeavor, every exchange. >> what happens if he can't find one? >> he'll play a different game with different roles, ones you don't know. no one knows. where he can make your loss bigger than his loss. >> maggie siff is here. hey, maggie. >> hello. >> i got hooked on "billions."
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people were buzzing and i had to watch. innocently turning on showtime. i click it on, and the opening scene is of this funky, dominatrix weird thing with you and paul giamatti. i had to pause for a second. describe the relationship you have with your husband. >> right. so they don't have a vanilla relationship, as it were. they have a submissive, dominant relationship. what i really appreciated about it in the pilot is like you see this politician who is with a dominatrix and think it's some madame but it's his wife. it's within the contract of their marriage. >> normal. >> exactly, like anything else. >> for folks who haven't seen the show, this amazing cast, give us a thumbnail sketch if you can. >> sure. follows two powerful men. damian lewis, hedge fund kingpin, and paul giamatti, a
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u.s. district attorney. he's going after the hedge fund kingpin for insider trading. and i'm sort of caught in the middle. i'm married for one, and i work for the other. >> wow. >> it's really sort of a forensic look at the intricacies of the two different worlds. >> did you expect this to get such great reviews and have great ratings and stuff? when i first saw it, i said, it looks like a winner. the dominatrix part is ten seconds of it. after that, it's all about intrigue and wall street and money and, you know, greed and all those things. >> yeah. >> did you think it was going to work right away? >> the pilot script was brilliant, and i knew they had paul and damian attached, who are brilliant. i had a lot of excitement and investment initially. when i saw how it was put together, when i saw the pilot, i was like, this is really viscerally exciting and sexier than i imagined it would be, in a way. >> i know you can't give anything away, but your characters in "mad men" and
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"sons of anarchy," characters of past, do you think wendy will make it to the finale? >> i told them, i have to live. i put it in my contract, actually. >> by the way, your cousin, andrew siff, extraordinary reporter for wnbc in new york. >> very kind. >> sunday nights on policon e pensula e lookg f
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happening now, police on the peninsula looking for a man they say jumped a counter at a pharmacy last night, pulled a knife and stole thousands of pills. our bob redell is in burlingame this morning talking to police and storekeepers. he'll have a live report. neighbors are stunned after the
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death in palm springs of a silicon valley executive electrocuted after jumping in the water to save his daughter. we'll look at weather and traffic that's coming up after the break. trt: 34=trxt des
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another beautiful day across the bay area with a few more
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clouds mixing in this morning. expect the high of 70 degrees in san jose. half moon bay up to 65 degrees and financial district at 61 degrees. 68 in fairfield and oakland 67 degrees. livermore a high of 68 degrees. upper 60s and nighttime temperatures will be chilly again. we'll see more fog developing later tonight. and as we head into the next few days, we'll have some more dry weather as our temperatures hold steady. what's happening on the roads, anthony? >> emeryville dealing with slowing right now. we'll show you that shot. we see cars move but it's a good amount of traffic right now headed toward the maze. once you get toward the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights are off and things are good to go once you get past that area. let's switch over to maps. a couple accidents still dealing with slowing in castro valley near the 580/238 connector and san jose things are slow. palo alto looks slow. accident at san antonio
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boulevard. >> join us at 11:00 for our next newscast. kris and i will see you then. ♪ doctor, doctor winesday wednesday and we're ready for our weekly trivia game, who knew. today is national doctor's day. we're about to test your knowledge of tv movie doctors. al roker is filling in for kathie lee. he's across the street at the nbc news studio, 30 rock there. ready to hand out an umbrella and 1$100 to anyone who gets th questions right. and signed books to those who don't. >> that's right. >> here to help me out is senior editor at "entertainment weekly." hi, girl. >> hi. >> ready to play? >> so ready to talk about doctors. >> al? >> what's your name? >> patty neil. >> first contestant. finish the lyric to this 1979 song by robert palmer. ♪ doctor, doctor, give me the news, i got a ♪
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♪ bad case of loving you [ applause ] >> limited edition "today" show -- >> umbrella and $100. she was definitely in key. >> she was into it. i love it. robert palmer's other famous song, "addicted to love," also compares his love to a medical case. >> what's that about? >> seems he has a thing for doctors. >> al, go ahead. >> who is the next contestant? >> karla. >> where are you from? >> baltimore, maryland. >> ever have the crab cake? >> love it. >> what oscar winning actor got his start playing a doctor on the 1980s medical drama "st. elsewhere," robbins, kevin spacey, denzel washington? >> c, denzel washington. >> did you tell her? >> i was sharing. >> you got it right, baby. >> everyone is doing well so far. >> $100. >> i love it. other household names got their start on "st. elsewhere,"
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including howie manziel and mark harmon. >> kidding? >> helen hunt. >> taylor swift named a cat after which -- first, what is your name? >> jenna. >> i was fascinated by this. where are you from? >> minnesota. >> okay. make some lemon bars? >> no. >> okay. taylor swift named one of her cats after a famous tv doctor. dr. abby lockhart. dr. meredith grey. or dr. quinn. >> meredith grey. >> you're correct. >> smart audience we have here today. >> really smart one. dr. meredith grey. >> taylor likes naming her cats after tv characters. she has a cat named after the character on "svu," olivia
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benson. >> aren't they in her squad? >> they're in the taylor squad. >> will you be in it soon? >> nobody asked me. >> you should be in taylor's squad. what's your name, bud? >> marvin. >> where are you from? >> columbus, ohio. dublin medical clinic. >> keeping with the medical theme. >> i am a doctor. >> maybe we should disqualify you. >> they picked me because i was a doctor. >> was george clooney's -- what was george clooney's character's name on the nbc drama "er"? you already know? >> he made one want to be a doctor. >> really? >> dr. doug ross. >> running the table here. >> wait a minute, first of all, everybody won with this and, two, george clooney made him want to become a doctor. >> i love that story. >> crazy. >> the funny thing is, this wasn't the first show named "er" that he was on. there was a short-lived cbs comedy called "er" that george clooney was also on.
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>> didn't know it. time for one more, al. >> what's your name, sir? >> tim thornton. >> who is this beautiful lady? >> daughter alisa. >> your lovely wife? >> it is, leah. >> thank goodness. that could have turned out badly. which of the following actors did not play a doctor on a daytime drama? springfield, david hasselhoff or ray? >> you can ask her. >> a, b or c? >> i'm guessing a. >> say c. >> c. >> all right! >> ray liotta. we'll give you an umbrella, and come over here, just so i can give you one more thing. here's my book i wrote with my wife, deborah roberts. i want to get that plug in. been there, done that. >> al roker, you're the best. thanks so much for being here. freesht appreciate it. if you're into hgtv, you'll love "listed sisters."
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>> we were destined to work together. >> we're best friends so i love being able to work with her, for sure. >> let's look at these examples we've got here. befores and afters. >> mm-hmm. >> there's a bedroom before. it was painted -- what do you got going here? >> you're trying to stage a house. you want things to look just right. paint matters, right? >> paint absolutely matters. you definitely want to get rid of any bold, bright colors, like this blue. >> that has to go? >> paint it a neutral color. i'd go with light gray, white, beige, or a grayish beige. it brightens the space. >> before and after. there is a second version of this. a subtler change. that's light right there. >> looks fine. what's wrong with that? >> it looks a little dinghy. been painted like that for years. fresh coat of paint can make a world of difference. >> oh, my gosh. >> so clean. >> right. >> in addition, obviously, changing the paint color, you're
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doing other things to it. it's like you're staging it. how important is that, is staging a room? >> staging is very, very important. you want to de-clutter your items. if you've been in your space 10, 20 year, you've accumulated quite a bit of stuff. get it out of there. put in new items. depea de-de de-personalize. make the space inviting for someone else. >> looked like a hotel. now, you have this beautiful -- >> how much should you spend in staging? how much is the right amount to spend to stage a room? >> well, staging goes around, about $2,000 to stage the whole house. 3,000 square foot cost. your home will sell really quickly. you don't want the house to sit on the market. >> it's worth the money? >> yeah. >> a lot of people have a lot of clutter. >> especially in the closets. >> closets are jammed with stuff. >> yeah. >> we have an example, the left
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and the right. if you walked into that, it's probably got a lot of space. >> uh-huh. >> it looks like mine. >> this one or this one? >> that one. >> no, it doesn't. >> trust me, it's that one. >> immediate red flag for buyers. they come in and immediately think that you don't have enough space so they won't have space. >> psychological. >> these are the same spaces. look how different they look. vertical storage. >> fresh. >> everything off the floor. >> for example, easy and inexpensive things you can do to de-clutter. >> tell us about them. >> get these storage systems for under $20. this one is under $50. take it vertical. get it off the floor and de-clutter. >> doesn't cost much, which i like. >> not at all. >> i cleaned out my dressing room closet, which was disgusting. you cannot believe how different and how much better you feel after you do that. >> mm-hmm. >> what about fixing and changing floors? >> if you've lived in your house a while, you might have old,
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dinghy carpet. replace it with new carpet or even a click and lock system. >> what is that? >> this is engineered hardwood flooring. this or laminate is easy to install. you literally click it right? >> serious? >> you want to put a moisture barrier underneath it first. it really is easy, i promise. >> i know. >> that easy. >> that's it? >> that's it. >> go ahead. >> go ahead. >> if you have carpet -- i remember we bought a house once. it had carpet and we pulled the carpet up and it had this gorgeous hardwood flooring under it f it. should you get rid of flooring and expose the hardwood if you have it? >> if you're lucky enough to have the hardwood, take up the carpet and refinish it. beautiful. >> jackpot. >> kids, thank you for all you guys do. >> definitely. >> congratulations on everything. >> thank you so much. >> catch new episodes of "listed sisters" monday nights on hgtv.
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>> thank you, guys. still ahead, singer/songwriter matt simons singer/songwriter matt simons sings "catch and release. they'll always be our babies. singer/songwriter matt simons sings "catch and release. so there will be things to keep us up at night. will they find happiness? reach their potential. stay safe. fall in love. but tonight johnson's can help with a bedtime routine clinically proven to help them fall asleep faster. and stay asleep longer. there will be things to keep us up. but tonight, we sleep. we've been quietly selling kraft macaroni & cheese with no artificial flavors, preservatives or dyes. and guess what? kids didn't notice. neither did dogs. kraft mac & cheese. it's changed. but it hasn't.
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>> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly presented to you by citi. american singer/songwriter matt simons gained international fame when his single "with you" became the theme song for a dutch soap opera. >> latest single "catch and release" topped the spotify charts in ten countries. matt simons is back at home to sing a fun new version of his hit song off his cd. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> what was it like the first time you hear your song on the radio? >> i mean, it's an amazing feeling. nothing like it. you dream about it, but you don't think it's ever going to happen. >> it's charting all over europe, and it's about to chart in the united states. you're going to play for us, this song right now, right? >> yeah. >> matt simons.
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♪ there's a place i go to ♪ where no one knows me ♪ it's not lonely ♪ it's a necessary thing ♪ it's a place i made up ♪ find out what i'm made of ♪ the nights i've stayed up ♪ counting stars and fighting sleep ♪ ♪ let it wash over me ♪ i'm ready to lose my feet ♪ take me off to the place where one reveals life's mystery ♪ ♪ steady on down the line ♪ lose every sense of time ♪ take it all in and wake up that small part of me ♪ ♪ day to day i'm blind to see ♪ and find how far to go
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♪ everybody got their reason ♪ everybody got their way ♪ we're just catching and releasing ♪ ♪ what builds up throughout the day ♪ ♪ it gets into your body ♪ it flows right through your blood ♪ ♪ we can tell each other secrets ♪ ♪ and remember how to love ♪ there's a place i'm going ♪ no one knows me ♪ if i breathe real slowly ♪ let it out and let it in ♪ it can be terrifying ♪ to be slowly dying ♪ also clarifying ♪ we end where we begin
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♪ so let it wash over me ♪ i'm ready to lose my feet ♪ you take me off to the place where one reveals life's mystery ♪ ♪ steady on down the line ♪ lose every sense of time ♪ take it all in and wake up that small part of me ♪ ♪ day to day i'm blind to see ♪ and find how far to go ♪ everybody got their reason ♪ everybody got their way ♪ we're just catching and releasing ♪ ♪ what builds up throughout the day ♪ ♪ it gets into your body ♪ it flows right through your blood ♪ ♪ we can tell each other secrets ♪ ♪ and remember how to love ♪ da da da dum ♪ da da da dum dum
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>> thank you. [ applause ] >> wow. >> that was great. >> new happy song. i like that. >> that was awesome. thank you so much. "catch and release," download it now. we'll be back with more of "today" on nbc. that was beautiful. you did a great job.
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right now at 11:00, thousands of pills stolen from a peninsula drugstore in a mad dash. the surveillance photo catching the suspect in action. good morning, everyone, thank you for joining us. i'm scott mcgrew. >> and i am kris sanchez. the pills are a powerful and dangerous sedative and pain killers worth a lot of money on the black market. this morning police are still looking for the man who stole those prescription narcotics from a walgreens store on the peninsula. >> bob redell is live at that store in burlingame. we're getting a good look at that suspect. >> reporter: well, scott and kris, investigators might get even a better look at the suspects. burlin p

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