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good morning. homestretch. clinton and trump kick their campaigns into high gear. >> hillary clinton would be a disaster. >> every time i think about trump i get allergic. li in our new poll but the electoral map shows an even tougher mountain for trump to climb. with just 63 days to go can he turn things around? not over yet. hermine stirring up more high winds and dangerous rip currents. warnings still in effect. beaches in new york closed for a third day. glitch in the system. overnight a major airline's check-in outage leading to long lines and delays at airports across the country and around the world.
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thousands of passengers. destroyed. an iconic landmark tipped over. an incident caught on tape, and the search is on to track down those vandals "today," tuesday, september 6th, 2016. good morning, everybody. tuesday morning. it's september 6th. it's after labor day. i want to tell myself there's another side to that story with those people knocking over that ancient rock sculpture. >> if our show can accomplish one thing today maybe that tape will help authorities find out exactly who those people are. we'll tell you more about that coming up in just a little while. crunch time in the presidential race. just 63 days to go now.
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post-labor day push by barnstorming key battleground states. we have it all covered. let's start with national correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning. >> good morning to you. here we finally are post-labor day. alas the start of the homestretch. this is where things stand this morning. our brand new nbc news survey monkey poll shows this race is effectively holding steady. clinton maintaining a six-point lead over trump. 48-42 as you see. as candidates and allies furiously fight for every last vote. just 63 days to go for hillary clinton and donald trump. no time for a holiday. new this morning, the latest nbc news battleground map shows despite narrowing poll numbers, clinton retains a significant electoral advantage over trump. monday the two converging on the key state of ohio. their planes sitting just yards apart. >> i am so happy to have all of
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unwilling to answer reporters' questions, clinton, for the first time, invited the press on to her newly deck id campaign plane. expressing serious concern about reports suggesting russia is tampering with the u.s. election, to help elect trump. >> we never had a foreign adversarial power be already involved in our electoral process. we've neveha of our major parties urging the russians to hack more. >> trump also briefly allowing reporters onboard his jet adding uncertainty to his immigration plan, refusing to rule out granting legal status for undocumented immigrants. >> we'll make that decision into the future. okay? >> kicking off a fierce final two months of campaigning for team clinton, it's all hands on deck. joe biden and tim kaine together in pennsylvania.
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and former president bill clinton on the trail in detroit, michigan. after a few weeks of fund-raising, hillary clinton is back to courting voters. joking about a coughing fit. >> every time i think about trump i get allergic. >> trump's campaign manager pouncing on twitter. must be allergic to media. trump also responding to scrutiny after his charitable foundation was fined for $25,000 donation to a campaign group tied to florida's attorney general pam bondy. just as bondy was considering investigating trump university for fraud. >> she's a fine person. never spoke to her. never. >> bondy ultimately chose not to investigate. the trump campaign says the money was a clerical error. trump and his allies are making pay to play allegations against clinton arguing there was an improper relationship between her state department and clinton foundation.
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denied those allegations. the candidates face their first true face-off, the first of three presidential debates, now less than three weeks away. trump, matt and savannah, says he will be there. >> all right peter, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> let's dive further into what clinton and trump are planning for the final stretch. nicole wallace and mark halperin join us. well rested, looking good. let me start with you, mark. if you talk about donald trump, what does he need to focus on over the next 63 days? what does he need to avoid? >> focus on making the election about change in the economy. have a great first debate and start running tv ads in some of these states where he's been badly upset. he needs to avoid having focus be on him through the kind of flaps and controversies that he seems to create on a regular basis. >> how would you answer the same question nicole? >> he has to be more normal. he's been a weird political figure.
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offense. the campaign spends more days on offense, which means attacking the other side, is almost always the campaign that wins. he has an opportunity to be on offense because there are -- the electorate has questions about hillary clinton's judgment. there are little things that happen in the news like the fbi dumping information about their investigation. he instead got himself embroiled in a fight with arizona's republican senator jeff flake. he cannot resist the temptation to take a cheap shot at other republicans. >> let's switch over now. hillary clinton and her campaign. what must she focus on and what must she avoid? >> she has to undermine any sense that people have that donald trump is a safe choice. people want change. what they don't want is risky change. she needs to relentlessly point out to people this guy, whatever reassurance he's given you, he's not prepared. she also has to sell herself and what kind of president she will be. she needs to avoid errors that highlight people's lack of faith
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untrustworthy. >> i'm just drafting behind matt's question. >> oh. >> what he said. >> i have a maniacal obsession with the first debate. she's done a really good job painting him as a little bit of a lunatic. and if he seems milder than what she's told people he would be like, he could succeed simply by reading the phone book in a mellow voice. i mean, she needs to be careful not to caricature him to a point where he takes the stage with >> do you look at these debates as a huge inflection point? i mean, look, the media always hypes the debates. but is this time it's true? >> these will be worldwide events. this campaign is the o.j. simpson trial of political campaigns. the first debate will be the the kato kaelin, whatever his name is, testimony. >> we all remember. >> still talking about it all these years later. i think these debates will be
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>> a chance for trump. any benefits by low expectations? >> he does. the clinton campaign is concerned about this. they're worried if he just shows up and doesn't drool on himself it will be seen as a huge win. he needs to come to the first debate and reassure people that he's a plausible person the american people can be proud of. the clinton campaign says look at his whole life. don't be fooled by one session. but that's what he's trying to do. >> i don't know why i always congress back in session after a long recess. one of the topics we're going to hear about in the coming months or weeks is the possible shutdown of the government again. how might that play into the campaign, the race, niccole? >> i think this whole republican side of the race at least was about outsiders. i think to the degree that the men and women in washington look like typical gridlock insiders, i think that could serve trump's interest. >> the only reason he has a
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if washington looks dysfunctional and he says i can fix it and she can't because she's part of the problem, that would be an advantage for him for sure. >> thank you guys. >> thank you. >> a reminder tomorrow night both clinton and trump will take part in our special live prime time forum from nbc news and iraq and afghanistan veterans of america. the focus, issues that would confront them as commander in chief. you can see it at 8:00 eastern here on nbc and msnbc. >>d from hermine is far from over. the storm that caused problems over the holiday weekend is still lingering just off the east coast. and another day of rough surf is on tap. let's go to al. he's got the latest. good morning to you. >> this video you're looking at is from narragansett a beach house that caught fire and the winds there along the rhode island beach, so difficult for the firefighters to fight. you can see the trees blowing. this house a total loss. thankfully nobody was at home. we'll deal with winds like that again.
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leave. we've been talking about hermine or at least starting as invest 99l for 20 days. just barely by thursday morning starts to clear south of montauk, long island. we right now have tropical storm warnings in effect all the way to provincetown. we're going to see strong winds today. right now winds 20 to 30 miles an hour and that will continue during the day today blo drifting and we're talking about the possibility of coastal flooding from norfolk to ocean city and then as you move to the north, long island into provincetown, moderate flooding with high tide. this system will continue to cause problems, guys, and we're also talking about a hurricane down in the eastern pacific that may cause flooding to your hometown savannah in tucson. >> we don't get a lot of hurricanes in tucson.
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next half hour. >> thank you very much. overnight president obama kicked off an historic visit to laos becoming the first u.s. president to ever visit that country. nbc's ron allen is traveling with the president. ron, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. president obama said the united states has a moral obligation to help t help the people of laos recover from a horrible legacy of the vietnam war. millions of unexploded bombs killing and maiming, nearly half a century later. ?? a historic morning in laos as president obama becomes the first sitting u.s. president to visit this tiny land-locked nation of just 6 million people. that america bombed so heavily during the vietnam war. >> whatever the cause, whatever our intentions, war inflicts a terrible toll. especially on innocent men, women and children. >> reporter: the president
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help clear millions of bombs that did not explode. the president here as laos hosts a summit of southeast asian nations where mr. obama abruptly canceled a meeting with the philippine president rodrigo duterte after a vulgar insult when he thought mr. obama would criticize him for thousands of killings of drug lords since duterte came to power. today through a spokesman duterte apologized. >> -- the personal attack on the u.s. president. >> reporter: that after more diplomatic drama for president obama in china where he locked horns with russian leader vladimir putin. an intense 90-minute face to face over syria. perhaps their last while obama is in office. the two unable to agree on a cease-fire. here in laos while attending the summit, president obama will visit a relief agency that helps victims of the bombings. the government in laos says it will help step up efforts to help find remains of u.s. troops. matt, savannah?
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ron reporting from laos as they say. breaking overnight, a travel nightmare for tens of thousands of british airways passengers. a computer failure led to long lines and hours long delays at airports around the world. employees had to manually check in passengers at airports from seattle to chicago. it delayed dozens of london-bound flights. passengers used social media to complain and reach out to the airline for answers. there was still some delays at london's heathrow airport this morning and british airways is encouraging customers to check in online before they reach the airport. as we mentioned, lawmakers go back to work on capitol hill today. returning from a seven-week recess. they have a long to-do list. one thing that congress has to do in the coming months, pass legislation that would prevent a government shutdown. both chambers will have fewer than 20 days to complete the work before taking off for their
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other high priority items on the agenda, approving funds to combat the zika virus and moving forward with anti-terrorism package. outspoken conservative activist phyllis schlafly has died. in the '70s she helped defeat the equal rights amend and founded the eagle forum political group. her son says she died of cancer monday at her home in st. louis. phyllis schlafly was 92 years old. for the first time since his controversial early release, swimmer brock turner back home in ohio. his sexual assault conviction and sentencing sparked national outrage and is now leading to new protests. nbc's gadi schwartz has the latest on that. gadi, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. some breaking news out here in ohio. we just saw brock turner reporting here to the local sheriff's department for the first time to register as a sex offender. he was with his mother, and father. at one point his mother actually
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but by now, in this small community, most people already know he's here. this is one of the first images of brock turner taken exclusive by the dailymail.com showing turner back at his parents' house in suburban ohio, just days after serving three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman near a dumpster on stanford campus after a fraternity party. the picture taken amid an unwelcome homecoming. protesters armed with explicit again demonstrating the same day brock turner was released. >> i just think that he should not be hiding in his parents' house. he should be in prison paying for what he did. >> turner's father seen in these photos, mowing the lawn outside that house over the weekend. dan turner made headlines after urging a judge for leniency saying jail time for brock would be, quote, a steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action.
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behavior deemed far lenient by millions of people who called for the removal of the judge on the case, aaron persky himself a stanford alum. the judge now battling a recall to remove him from the bench while turner will regularly have to report to the local sheriff and probation officers. >> he'll be assigned a probation officer. an ohio adult parole authority. they will put certain restrictions on what he can and can't do outside the realm of registering as a sex offender. >> for the next three years, tests, must stay away from alcohol and as a sex offender cannot live within 1,000 feet of a school. >> there are schools everywhere. it's a problem. it makes us uncomfortable being so close to someone who literally ruined this girl's life. >> reporter: turner has been banned from competitive swimming. he's also been banned from stanford campus for the rest of his life. no word on whether he might try to enroll in a local school or university back home here in ohio. matt and savannah?
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much. al is back with more on the forecast. is this where we get to hear about the hurricane in tucson? >> that's coming up at 7:30. in the meantime, we have a to talk about around much of the country. wet weather in the pacific northwest. it's going to start heating up in the mid-atlantic states, ohio river valley and the gulf coast. we're looking at heavier showers and thunderstorms up in the upper mississippi river valley and we'll be talking about that flood threat in the southwest coming up in just a little bit. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30
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>> and that's your latest weather. matt? >> all right, al. thank you very much. coming up, vandals topple a popular landmark. how police are now trying to track that group down. the start of a special rossen report series to help you beat the morning traffic rush. okay. which gps systems and apps will actually get you to your destination the fastest? we'll try them out.
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. >> dana: hi, there. it's 7:26 on this terrific tuesday morning. i'm dana wagner here on news 3, and kelly curran, when i say terrific, i me to be outside right now. >> especially this morning. the temperatures right now in the 70s, a gorgeous sunshine out there, too. lakes coming in at 76, southeast at 70 and aliante coming in right at the 70 degree mark. temperatures are warming up quickly but staying below the normal today. 95 degrees, that's our expected high, mostly sunny, 97 tomorrow and back to the triple digits just in time for fight of las vegas next saturday.
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it with a smooth commute here on i-15 and russell road, doesn't mean it's smooth all over. checking the travel times, a little bit slow on the southbound 15 but it's the inbound 95 jammed up, 14-minute drive with a restriction at the rancho exit so be prepared to spend time inbound from the west, dana. >> dana: tom, thank you. 7:27. a man expected in that courtroom in henderson this morning accused of shooting his wife to death. on july 24th. he called 911 himself and said his wife had been shot. his wife, the 62-year-old suffered from fiber myalgia and fibrosis and the wife said she was in so much pain and so he
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williams reached the quarterfinals of the u.s. open and made history in the process. 308th victory in grand slam matches so she's now surpassed roger federer for the most of all-time. here's the story we told but at the top of the show. police are on the hunt for a group of vandals caught on camera destroying a popular rock formation at a state park along the oregon coast. nbc national correspondent miguel almaguer has that story. >> reporter: the short video clip shows the rock come crashing down. and what sounds like the words "got it." this is what oregon's state police and parks department are reviewing this morning. what appears to be an apparent act of vandalism at a famous sandstone that until now have stood for generations.
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is cape kiwanda stood on a landscape more than 18 million years old. a picture perfect spot for newlyweds or to watch the sunset into the sea. the parks department thought the seven-foot tall ten-foot wide rock formation known as the duck bill collapsed naturally. that is until david kalas posted this video. >> i confronted one of them. the first thing that came out of the person's mouth that i one of their buddies apparently broke their leg on top of the rock. >> reporter: it's hardly the first time we've seen nature's beauty toppled. two years ago two boy scout leaders were given a year probation and fined after they shoved over a 170 million year old rock formation.
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restitution after posting a photo of her name carved into a red rock wall in sedona, arizona. this morning in arkansas, it's unclear if anyone will face charges or a fine. a spectacular sandstone that stood the test of time until it was toppled in seconds. for "today," miguel almaguer, nbc news. >> imagine everything it withstood for 18 million years and then that. >> sometimes stories lead you television. >> how about that weather. >> how about that weather. we are talking about a hurricane making its way in through the eastern pacific just about ready to make landfall in cabo san lucas. you can see it will bring moisture up into the southwest from texas all of the way into arizona. a flood threat for the southwest.
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flood watches through tomorrow for arizona, new mexico, and texas. some places picking up three to five inches of rain. if this makes it up as a tropical system, it will be only the fourth time that a tropical or depression has made it into the tucson area. the last one, 1992. tropical storm lester. you can see there's the flood threat. risk of strong storms later today in valley. next half hour we'll talk about the heat that's going to be coming into the east. we are also watching again hermine trying to get the heck
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>> don't forget, get that weather any time you need it. check out the weather channel on cable. >> thank you for the forecast for my mommy. appreciate it. just ahead on trending, what men spend three weeks of their lives waiting on their better halves to do. >> another thing we first, a special rossen report to help you beat the rush. >> we're going back to work and school and we're hitting the roads and traffic is terrible again. are you taking the fastest route? my producer and i that was invigorating! you're probably wondering why i've just carved a giant wooden tiger.
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helping you beat the traffic rush. >> jeff ranieri is here helping us cut down the time and aggravation in the car. >> they won't let me inside. summer is over. we're back to school. back to work. the roads, they are getting ugly. here on 49th street outside of our studio. are you taking the fastest route to work or spending too much time caught in traffic. this morning, we'll save you time on your morning commute. we're tin navigation apps on our way into work. we'll see what will get us here the fastest. it's a traffic nightmare. bumper to bumper. with no relief for miles but can your gps or smartphone really get you out of this? okay. we're setting up a driving challenge of our own to see if those apps will save us time on our morning commute. right now we're on long island.
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headquarters at 30 rock in new york city. here with my producers lindsey and josh, josh is going to use the regular in car gps. lindsey is going to be using apple minneapolis. the icon on your iphone. and i'm going to use the waze app. we'll see who gets there first. everyone get in your cars. right away waze is diverting me on the look at this. i'm flying by all this traffic. look at highway traffic. look at me. love it. but josh's car gps just programmed for the shortest route steers him straight onto the highway. >> we are crawling in right now. i still have 39 miles to go on this highway. >> over in lindsey's car, she programs apple maps for shortest time but for some reason it
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>> it's like a parking lot out here. >> smooth sailing with waze. love it if it works. taking me down back roads and onto another highway. josh, he's not moving much at all. >> more brake lights. >> take a look at lindsey now. suddenly apple maps is guiding her on clear roads and smooth sailing through the tunnel. let's see what happens when we get out. >> lindsey is back in the game. waze is taking me another way. miles away from lindsey's tunnel. >> i haven't been stuck in traffic at all. a lot of twist and turns but i always kept moving which feels better. sitting in traffic is the worst. now it's a race to the finish line. >> just a few more blocks to go.
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who's is going to be? at the nbc studios and take a look. no sign of josh or lindsey. i'm the first one here. waze wins. now i wait and wait. come on already, i could have had two coffees by now. here comes lindsey. nine minutes after us. i bet she thinks she won. we beat you by nine minutes. >> wow. >> but where's josh? >> c go. >> he's already pushing 20 minutes past me already. >> remember, his car gps is taking him on the shortest route, not necessarily the fastest. >> he finally decided to make it. he is here 30 minutes on the nose past me. a full half hour. >> are you kidding? that seemed to take forever. i'm so glad to be here. >> it really pays off. that's a lot of time in the
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work, you could be getting coffee doing a lot of things. >> sleeping. >> nice job, guys. thanks for roughing it. >> in our experiment both apple maps and waze saved us time. the cool thing the traffic information is crowd sourced so it's fellow drivers performing realtime data. here's another quick tip. no matter what gps you use or app go, into the settings. make sure it's on the shortest time instead of the as you can see the fastest route isn't necessarily the shortest. for goodness sake, how are you? thank you for coming by. can i come in already? i get to work and i can't come in. they tell me to come back outside. >> you just stay where you are. what do you have coming up tomorrow? >> does that hurt by the way? turning that way. >> i'm good. it just looks that way. >> tomorrow morning, the great escape continues after dealing with that traffic, you'll need a vacation. we got you covered. we'll show you where you can get the biggest deals right now
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where i can go on the water slides and you can do whatever you want. we're talking about locations, luxury resorts, airlines where you can travel like a rock star on a budget. we're naming names. that's tomorrow right here on "today." >> all right. >> see you in a few minutes. >> thank you very much. coming up, what oprah is saying about new rumors that she's getting married. and carson shows us what one woman did for her son that just earned her the nickname supermom right after this. everyone knows someone who's lost weight on weight watchers. my mom does it, my sister does it. so what do they do? they go and change everything. are they crazy?! but guess what? it worked! it. worked. weight watchers members have lost 15% more weight in the first two months on the beyond the scale program than on our previous program. i am the better version of myself. this isn't a diet; this is a lifestyle change that works. join for free and get a free starter kit. hurry, offer ends september 19th. ??
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. >> kim: it is 7:56 on hopefully a terrific tuesday for you. hello there. i'm kim wagner coming to you from news 3 and i love the gorgeous shade of purple, magenta kelly has in her sweater and i saw that in the southern nevada skies this morning. >> oh, yeah, cl the temperatures warming up but still pretty cool, pahrump 65, primm, 63 and boulder city, you're coming in at 76 so maybe a light sweater but the temperatures will warm up this afternoon, 95 degrees be plenty of sunshine and the temperatures warming up to the triple digits, 101 for bite of las vegas. >> i never discerned the
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magenta, but i am seeing the trouble on the roads and this tow truck on scene to clear this on the side. to the freeways where it's pretty busy right now with a partial closure with one lane on the rancho exit but look at that traffic. that is ugly on the inbound 95 and the 15, it's kind of busy but we see an improvement with traffic moving along, but a lot be it, a little sl >> kim: the t-mobile arena, their new color is magenta. don't confuse it with fusia. i'll take you back to this story, a heartbreaking story, and the girl's name is bella and police are saying she may have been sexually assaulted before killed and she was taken from her home in september of 2014. found a few days later not far from her home.
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? it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, faith, love, and loss. ? opening the window ? >> we go inside the motional journey of country stars joey joey's life and death struggle with cancer and the birth of their daughter as lori joins us live in studio 1-a to share their story with the world. ? plus, grandma's wish granted. hoda helps one deserving woman check off her bucket list.
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>> with a surprise spin in a monster truck taking her on a ride she'll never forget. and roasting rob lowe. >> you tried to take the air out of my retirement announcement so fast you can probably get a job as tom brady's ball boy. the best moments from the hilarious event and wlat actor is now saying about being the butt of all those jokes. today, tuesday, september 6th, 2016. ? >> hello from minnesota! >> we're from alabama slam go eagles! >> good morning, texas! hook'em horns! >> i'm feeling . it's 8:00 on "today" coming up, faith, love and loss. ? opening the window and letting in air ? >> we go inside the emotional journey of country stars joey
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with cancer and the birth of their daughter as rory joins us live in studio 1a to share their story with the world. ? >> plus, grandma's wish granted. helps one deserving one mark off her bucket list. >> all right, mark. start her up! >> with a surprise ride in a monster truck taking her on a ride she will never forget. and roasting rob lowe. >> you tried to take the air of my retirement announcement so fast, you can probably get a job. >> give it to me. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good to >> happy birthday! have you >> good to have you here.here. >> you have a g >> i am so excited.reat story t morning. something off their bucket list. so we're surprising you have a great story to tell.. >> we are surprising people. we had this mom today. you're going to lov we have this grandma today, he. we'll t you're going to love her story. second. the reaction is we're going to talk to her in a second. i can't wait the reaction is awesome. to see. this. >> al i can't wait to see what it is all about. breaking to >> also breaking today, with day. and with help from our friends at begin he is world records this guy help from our friends at guinnes strks s world records, that guye fastest escape is about to attempt the fasters straitjacket in suspension
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>> we have an extra straitjacket laying a >> we have an extra street und >> we always jacket laying around just in case. >> we always have one. one. >> it comes in handy. >> it is handy, comes in handy.. we'll watch >> we will watch that happen live.pen live. first but first on this tuesday morn it's time forpt news at 8:00. >> we begin with t morning, it is time for the news at 8:00. race for the white house. >> we begin with the race for hillary clinton heads to the white house. battle hillary clinton heads to ground toda battleground florida later today. latest nbc news survey ss clinton holding our latest nbc news survey on lead. she's u monkey on line poll shows six over tr clinton holding on to her lead. she is still facing tough questions about her donald trump.foundation. all of that giving trump an she is still facing tough ong to pounce. >> hil questions about e-mails and they trump foundation. turn the page hillary clinton trying to turn still dogging her the page on the issues still c. ba dogging her campaign, barn stor illinois monday. >> we're going to storming in ohio and illinois monday. campaign of >> we're going to run a campaigt of issues, not insults. >> and answering tough question. >> and answering tough on her new campaign press planes on her new press plane. nbc's andrea mitchell asking an told the fbi she c about why she told the fbi she
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how information is classified. certain >> the fact i couldn't remembert certain meetings, whether or noy they had occurred, doesn't in t any way effect the commitment i had and still have to the that i had and still have to the treatment of classified material. >> reporter: clinton's health also making treatment of classified material. headlines. >> clinton also making headlines after this coughing fit monday,g which she made light of. fit m which she made light >> every time i think about of >> every time i think about trump, git trump i get allergic. allergic. >> reporter: clinton telling >> reporter: clinton telling reporters it is just seasonal allergies but it comes amidst i conspiracy theories about her republican conspiracy theories about her health. . health. >> i'm not concerned >> i'm not concerned about the conspiracy theories. there are so many of them i lost track of them. so i pay no conspiracy theories. there are so many of them i've . lost track of them, and so i pa escalating race no attention to them. >> reporter: a sign of the cli and donald trump's on a escalating race, clinton's plan time monday. althou and donald trump's on a trump t cleveland tarmac at the same ng with his time monday. reporters permaneny although trump isn't traveling onboard, he did answer some with his reporters permanently questions trying on board, he did answer larify immigration policy. >> to questions, trying to clarify his immigration policy. citizen, y going to have t
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>> reporter: later, going to have to go out and come back in. using >> reporter: later accusing lo presidential. >> she clinton of not looking presidential. ks presidential. >> reporter: clinton's running mate >> she looks presidential, fellows?attacked. >> here's my prediction. tend of the s >> reporter: clinton's running f mate tim kaine attacked. hillary clinton, donald trump >> here is my prediction, at th will still be saying t end of the second term of hat v same thing as he's hawking hillary clinton donald trump bottled water will still be saying the same . >> reporter: clinton yesterday also accused thing as he is hawking bottled a water somewhere. of meddling in the u.s. election and tod clinton also yesterday accused she is hitting trump on foreign po election and she is hitting to new ad highlighting some of trump today on foreign policy. her campaign releasing a tough donald trump has made about new ad, highlighting veterans. trump controversial comments trump ha 88 retired made about veterans. generals as are now support him. this ahead of trump answering, announcing 88 s retired generals and admirals commander in support him. tomorrow night trump will campaign in virginia beach later today. back to you.
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21st century fox settled a lawsuit by former averageory gretchen karl son against former fox ceo. the statement reads in part, we sincerely regret and apologize for the fact gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve. "vanity fair" reporting the company will pay karlson $20 million. >> the president appears likely to drop proposal that would have ruled out a nuclear first trial by the united states. according the "new york times" summ this question of abandoning the the president does want to reduce the role of first strike option came up weapons in the repeatedly this summer. u.s. st. the president wants to reduce but defense and state department officials argue that such a the role of nuclear weapons in e could signal a lack u.s. strategy, but it was argue by the u.s. at a time such a move could signal a lack russia and china are more of resolve by the u.s. at a tim greasive. >> i want to tell you about a bizarre story i when russia and chien you are more aggressive. a former san 49ers player was arrest ford >> a former san francisco 49ers player was arrested for after he attacking two men at a hotel wrong room.
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you can see b surveillance cameras captured stumbl the moments after the incident.a you can see bruce miller bloodied face. police say miller tried stumbling down a walkway with a bloody face. the wrong room at a marriott police say miller tried to ente hotel and got into an the wrong room at a marriott altercation with a hotel and got into an 70-year-o man and his son. both of those men were takenan and his son. to a local hospital with those men were taken to offici saying the elder man suffered broken bones. police say miller then officials saying the elder man suffered to a motel across the street. miller faces several fell broken bones. on i didn't remember charges and was released by the 49ers police say miller ran off to a hotel across the street. monday. he faces felony charges and was ball boy can be a dif release bid the 49ers.ficult an painful job. >> i wonder thu one up next, proof being a ball boy. >> plus, a grand encore. can be a difficult and painful job. barbara streisand added me history to that legendary career. >> of course she did. and their wish >> a grand encore, how barbara command. how we're turning bucket list dreams into reality for some streisand added more history to deserving viewers. a legendary career. >> but first, these messages.
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. all right. we're back. it is 8:11. nothing like a trending party. okay. what is one of the most irritating things about shopping? i know you like to shop, but -- >> really, normally -- >> the waiting around and being there is not bad. shopping and you're -- you have nothing to do. >> there's a new study that shows that men spend on average per year the equivalent of three weeks of their lives waiting for their wives or girlfriends to look around and try to clothes. >> per year? >> that's what it said. >> based on -- >> that's per year. sorry, sorry. my facts were wrong. three weeks of their lives waiting. >> i was going to say.
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>> shopping two times a month, waiting. >> they spend two weeks answering the question. >> see, i don't mind shopping with someone as long as they don't mind when i get bored i go outside. i want to be able to sit on a bench and get air and i will be right here when you get out. >> it would be great if they could put a small bar kiosk. >> i don't like to shop with anyone, but definitely not my husband. >> the worst part of shopping when i was a kid, we would drive and my parents would see a spot and they would make us get out of the car and hold the spot. >> when i finally got my driver's license my dad said, you're taking your mother shopping. you want the car? here you go, you take her shopping. >> it all makes sense now. >> all right. >> guys, it's been a tough couple of days for professional sports. lets start with the u.s. open. sometimes on trending the video needs to explanation. just watch.
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ever go. the ball speed, 123 miles per hour. >> oh. >> matt laur -- >> need this job. >> that is a knock the wind out of your month. things were not a lot better for the oakland a's ball boy. the team relies on him to catch the foul ball because there's no wall to protect the players. players on monday, didn't work out, hits the wall, ricochets off the back of pitcher chris smith's head. chris did not look happy. >> wow. >> but he -- oh, he is eyeing the ball boy. >> oh, you got to make that play, kid. come on. got an a for effort though. >> better jump on the ball. >> has the pitcher still sitting
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>> a parentally some. first oprah, is she finally ready to marry her partner of 30 years? reports say oprah is in the middle of planning her dream wedding complete with a vera wang dress. here is the problem, someone forgot to share the details with oprah herself. six people who know me well called me to congratulate me or they were spliced they weren't invited to my wedding. everything you read. next to the woman still turning out the hit after more than six decades in show business, the great barbara streisand scored the 11th number one item. she is singing with jamie fox. she ties for third with the artest with the most number one albums. bruce and barbara tied for eleven.
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last night he became the latest celebrity to face a roast on comedy central. these jokes were so off color, rob's wife and two sons were in the audience. these are the only two we can show you. >> he said being so handsome made it difficult for him to find meaningful roles. i wanted to ask brad pitt about that but he was too busy acting in meaningful roles. >> looks like john stamos' sister. >> in fact, the only thing you're consistently on is twitter, which is surprising because you have never been able to master one character let alone 140. >> just released a compilation of funniest sketches, it is called the best of chris farly. >> jewel has performed for the pope, it is why the pope always insists on being in his sound-proof glass box. >> you could see rob gave as
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today's facebook page. >> let's get a check on the weather. >> you see outside the window we have folks with umbrellas, and actually some remnants of rain from hermine making its way. you can see that spinning around. hermine will not get the heck out of here. we are talking about it for 20 days, it is 95 miles south of montau point, it eventually hooks a uey and heads to sea but not before causing problems and beach erosion. strong storms stretching across the northern great lakes, a risk down to carney looking at a risk of isolated tornados from miss youry into parts of wisconsin
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>> >> heading out the door into your car, check us out on siriusxm channel 108. >> al, thank you. as we all know, hoda is good at surprising people. >> loves to do this. we saw her skills last fall. we had so much fun we commissioned her to do another series. this week she is bringing us hoda's bucket list granted. what is it about? >> i love this one. everybody has things they're dying to do in their lives and for most people those dreams
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today show strings and had he help a few check them off their bucket list. here is the catch. all were nominated by their loved ones and none had a clue it was coming. >> she will see us. >> sisters erin, kellie and meredith hatched an elaborate steam involving horse pow, piles of dirt, toy cars and shipyards of broken glass, all to witness first, a little back story. >> my no, ma'am just gives and gives and gives and asks for nothing in return. >> she has an amazing part. she loves people and to help. >> it would be so nice for her to have something just for her. my no, ma'am is this funny, you know, kind of proper grandmother, but jet she has this thing with monster trucks. even when she sees someone with a jacked up truck on the road she is like, oh, that would be so fun to drive.
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close to this is rode in a bobcat. >> all she did was push dirt around but she loved it. >> to grant this bucket list wish and get grandma behind the wheel, we enlist mark hall, driver of the raminator, a five-ton heavy metal. we ship the truck to the indianapolis fair grounds, gas her up and design a no-crash course so she can let it rip without killing anyone. >> go ahead. this will be your spot. i will be overe your mom will be back there. >> it will take her a minute to process, but when she sees a monster truck and realizes hoda is there for her, she is going to freak out. >> you are very, very handsome. >> cheryl thinks she is coming to the fair ground to visit the horses. after a few moments, they notice our set. >> i don't know. let's go see. >> the state fair grounds. >> tentative at first, cheryl
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>> they come from high and low -- cheryl bierbauer. how are you? >> hi. >> so all of your girls got together and they told us what an amazing person you are. so we have a plan for you today. >> i will ask questions later. >> so we do have surprises in store. r about her amazing family. >> i am so proud of them. >> reporter: she has no idea they are all waiting steps away. >> whew! >> hey, nanna. >> why you crying, nanna? >> because i cry when i'm happy. >> reporter: remember, cheryl is oblivious to what is coming next. >> reporter: i know you have a lot of things on your bucket list.
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might have one. all right. mark, start her up! >> oh, my gosh! >> yes! >> reporter: that, my dear, is your monster truck. you dig on these? >> i love them. i think it is the noise, i think it is just that they are so huge and ridiculous looking. my favorites are -- well, right >> >> reporter: you think we should go for a spin. >> i think we should. are you driving? >> reporter: this is your bucket list. there's your ride. >> park and reverse, neutral. >> and how do you start it? >> this is happening. buy.
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>> reporter: how does it feel? >> whew! whew. >> good job. >> want me to do some wheelies? >> whew! >> reporter: how did that feel? >> wow. >> you ready for a little more? >> yeah, i'm ready. >> she is ready for more. >> in is your test drive. want to see how we can crush them. go slow and crunch the cars. yes! yes! >> i got a couple of doors and things. >> you knocked them around. >> yeah. >> reporter: wait, where is all of your family. where did they go? >> i don't know. >> reporter: this is your next target. >> what? >> reporter: you are going to ride over and demolish those cars. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: don't worry, cheryl is riding shotgun on this one. start your engine!
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>> oh, my gosh, this is fun. oh, oh! oh! i think i would like to do like 10 or 12 more cars. >> there you go. >> i want her to know we remember everything she says and everything she does for us, and how loved she is by every single person in this family. >> i hope that this makes her >> grandma crushed it, literally. >> there she is. >> reporter: what i learned from cheryl is it is not just about crossing something off a list. >> you guys are amazing. >> reporter: it is about who's there beside you when you do it. love that family so much. you guys don't want to miss tomorrow. we catch up with the team and cast of hundreds and we're going to give one viewer a really
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she freaks out, too. >> we go back to the raminator, were those her family's cars she drove over? >> no, they were all donors. >> were those the grandson's little cars she ran over? >> we actually brought those with us. >> really fun. >> didn't want to let the grandma ride. >> coming up, blink and you will miss this. this guy will try to break his own record for the fastest straight jacket escape while suspended in
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>> reporter: hi, on tuesday i'm dana wagner on channel 3. when you think the triple digits are done we hav >> kelly: we do, we have beautiful blew skies this is the preserve camera. check out the temperatures now lake 79, green valley at 79 as well and 74. now temperatures will warm up this afternoon but staying below normasm 95 is our expected high. then tomorrow. the triple digits are back. friday through the weekend. 101 on saturday.
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thank you. ufc fighter tate helping a girl who broke her hand over the weekend. >> you are strong for meil be strong for you. we'll get you down there faster if you are stronger. it felt like a team effort i feel i got more out of it than anyone. that girl was tough to me. >> dana: the girl that is her. they fallos monday and she slipped and fell and broke her left wrist. tate bumped into her and asked the girl do you who do you want to carry you down. she saw how strong she was. they walked two miles arm and arm. once down she sent a video message to her. and a world war ii b 29 super
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we're back now 8:30 on this tuesday morning. it's the 6th day of september. i'll hold that for you. you shouldn't have to hold that. carson, sneak in here. al, you're >> some of the people here extending holiday weekend. >> i would imagine. >> nice to have you with us. >> one of the nice folks asked me how old charlie was. i don't exactly know. he's ten weeks old for those who might be curious. >> gained seven pounds since he joined us. >> don't try this at home. illusionist lucas wilson will attempt to break his own
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escaping from a straitjacket while dangling from chains. >> our pal elizabeth is in the kitchen with a one skillet dinner that will become your family favorite. >> that's cornbread crust. that looks really good. >> i saw sausage. we look forward to that. just ahead, a story that has touched so many people. we'll talk to country singer rory feek about how he's honoring his wife joey six months after he cancer. >> first a check of the weather from this guy right here. >> let's show you what we've got going on. so we're talking about hermine. starts off day one august 1st faced dry air. didn't think it would do much. we'll take a look by day seven interacting with the leeward islands. hanging tough. we move to august 28th, day 11. becomes tropical depression number 9. it keeps going into the gulf and begins hermine on day 14 and
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florida on day 16. september 2nd. and here we go. making its way out into the atlantic and now it's september 6th, day 20, and we can't get rid of this thing. that's why it's windy and wet here in the northeast. real brisk breeze blowing. that's what's going on around
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for you? >> it might be a little difficult. >> good luck. guys, back to you. >> al, thank you so much. back in march 40-year-old country singer joey feek lost her long battle with cancer. her husband, rory, chronicled their emotional journey and he's sharing it with the world. we'll talk to him in just a moment. first, how his wife's story captured the hearts of millions. >> i'm sure mighty excited about everything. >> yes, i am too. >> grammy rory and joey feek were at peak of their career in 2014 when they decided to take a break. they were expecting their first child and wanted to live a simpler life on their tennessee farm. soon their daughter, indiana, was born. but just a few months later the couple learned joey had cancer and that their newborn baby girl had down syndrome.
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surprise. we knew that god had given us the baby that he wanted us to have. >> rory documented their journey on film and through his heartfelt blog, this life i live. >> i got my pumpkin carved. >> he initially thought their story would be about life in the country or maybe about raising their daughter or even miss hispaniola wife's cancer. but as their lives unfolded over a two-year span, it would soon turn into a story of their love, faith and hope. joey feek passed away from cervical cancer on march 4th but rory is committed to having her spirit live on in his new documentary, to joey with love. >> so good to see you. >> good morning, savannah. thank you for having me. >> it hasn't been that long. i don't know how you did this. >> six months and two days. >> how are you doing? >> i'm doing well.
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person. as we've tried to document, you know, in some ways she's still here. >> it's such a love story. i mean, i think there's love in every single frame. was it hard to go through this process of looking through that video or did you find kind of walking through those memories to be march, we came home to the farm and i couldn't remember my wife healthy until i started going through the footage and then i saw her come back to life, and i was able in making the film to watch her life happen in realtime again. it was amazing. >> it's a story of hope and above all things a story of love and faith. i know there are people who will
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that faith? how do you do it? how did you hold on? how do you still have your faith? >> joey and i had a childlike faith. we don't even really understand how it works. we just put our faith in god and somehow he makes it okay even when it's not okay. >> tell me about indiana. you call her indy, right? a little cutie. just turned two. >> 2 1/2. she's doing amazing. she's in a school b nashville called high hopes. just learning more and more every day. she's so happy. she's a blessing also. not only for joey while joey was here but also for me now that joey is not. >> she's got that sparkle just like her mom. when i look at this footage, what's also so beautiful is that place. that farm. just you can see why you fell in love with it and why you guys wanted to make this happy home there. what's it like being there now? is that something where you feel
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it a comfort? >> it's mostly a comfort. we have a cemetery about a hundred yards behind the farm where the people who built our farmhouse in the 1870s are buried and where we laid my wife to rest. we can look out the back porch and feel her there and she's not far away to watch life happen. it's pretty special to be there. >> i know all of the stories we've covered on the "today" ow with people. especially our online viewers. just really connected and followed your story and blog and care so much about you. have you thought about why is that? why people are responding to this story? >> i don't really know. i think that maybe like me, they rarely get to see a beautiful love story. even if it's tragic. sometimes the most beautiful
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tragedy. they get to see it because we've shared it. i'm in awe of it. i can see why it would matter to them. >> it's an extraordinary documentary. you're very generous to open your heart and lives to everybody. you have a book coming out based on the blog next spring. >> valentine's day called "this life i live." >> thank you so much. for us. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. we should mention to joey with love opens in select cities on september 20th. we're back in a moment.
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daring feats question accomplish to mark the release of the guinness world records book. we saw gymnast raymond butler reclaim his title for the fartherest back flip into a pair of pants. today, it's a guy bound and determined to break his own record. take a look. ? meet the escape artist. illusit out of almost any tricky situation. he holds three world records titles for the fastest escape from a straitjacket. he's done it mid air hanging upside down while wrapped in chains. and most recently even freed himself while submerged under water. today lucas will try to outdo himself beating his own record for the fastest escape from a straitjacket in suspension and chains. his time to beat, 10.6 seconds.
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yet. all right. so here's what happened. savannah let lucas borrow her straitjacket. he is already rigged up in the jacket. and he's getting ready to get started under the watchful eye of the official guinness world record officially. how you are doing? >> i'm doing fine. >> you started magic at a young age. how did it end up here? >> we stand on the shoulders of the giants before us. houdini was known for getting down out. there i took one of the escapes hanging upside down in a straitjacket and chains. i decided to break a guinness world record at the same time. >> it is difficult? it is dangerous? it is both? >> it's a little bit of everything. it's very, very difficult. over a year and a half of rehearsing to be able to break the record for the very first time. and it's dangerous. you have chains wrapped around you. injure upside down and all tied up. >> you ever hurt yourself doing this? dislocated stuff? >> actually, i'm just recovering
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flew and hit me in the eye and had bate of a black eye for the week. >> getting out of there just standing there would impress us y do it upside down? >> the exciting part. it's that iconic image of houdini hanging upside down. you have to do it like. that. >> you are nervous? >> i'm feeling good. >> you look g let's mention, rob is trying to break his own record. >> that's correct clchlt is what? >> 10.6 seconds. >> 10.6 seconds he has to break. completely out of the chains and that's where kelly comes into the picture. this is going to take just a few seconds. rob, come on over here. we also want to mention that even if he does not make it today because it drizzled a little bit that, makes it harder, he still holds the record. >> he is the current record holder of this title. >> all right, guys. >> competing with himself. this will be available for you matt afterwards if you want to hang out upside down after the show. >> look at the flags.
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good 10, 15 mile per hour breeze going. >> all right. >> thankfully it stopped raining. >> lucas, you feeling all right? >> i feel great. >> you tell us when we can pick you up. all right. let's take him up. here we go. i thought that was going to let go. >> i did, too. >> this is when the blood begins to rush to his head. has to make it more difficult. >> wow. >> rob, are you one -- are goug to start the clock and countdown? how do you want to do this? three seconds? >> lucas, are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> three, two, one. go. >> oh, my gosh. >> he has the strap. there what he is doing? oh -- >> wow. >> so the record to beat was
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>> lucas, a half second. a half second. can we let lucas down? >> he is still the world record holder. >> there is other news. lucas also submit aid claim to have the most straitjacket escapes in a one hour period. rob, how did that work? did he that a little earlier. >> he did. he submitted that to usk june. and it is being reviewed by guinness world records. the record to beat was 54 and today i can confirm that he completed 98 escapes from a straitjacket in one hour. so that is a new guinness world record title. >> lucas, congratulations. >> thank you very much. well done. >> thank you. really well done. thank you. thank you. >> how you feeling? >> unbelievable.
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help. lucas, well done. >> thank you so much. >> rob, thanks very much. what is the crane guy's name? charlie. >> charlie! >> way to go, charlie! >> what is the crane's name? all right. up next, a recipe for a one skillet dish that won't need a lot of your time to prepare. first, this is "today" on nbc. d. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. four years ago i was diagnosed with breast cancer but early treatment saved my life. so i'm really outraged that joe heck voted ten times to defund planned parenthood which thousands of nevada women depend on for cancer screenings. congressman heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood.
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this morning on "today food," your new family favorite with summer over and busy summer schedules, you need to get dinner on the table fast. elizabeth is here with a creative and simple solution you might want to try this one tonight. elizabeth, good to see you. >> you're going to try it today. >> i can hear parents at home applauding this. one skillet.
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you have kids rushing off to activities after school. >> it really has everything. it has vegetables. it has protein. we're doing it with sausage. you can pick any sausage you like. i like a mixture of hot and spicy. spicy and sweet. >> let's look at the ingredient table. we have cheese over there. >> parmesan because everything tastes better with parmesan. a cornbread topping that's the basics of the top and i put kale in it. i don't think your kids are going to - you can use different kind of sausage? >> you can use turkey. you can use chicken. you can probably even use tofu. we are using pork sausage today. you put a little bit of olive oil in a skillet. you're just going to brown the sausage. you want to cook them through because there's not that much time in the oven. you take them out and all you have to do is slice them.
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fork. you should have no other utensil needed. once you take all of the sausages out and slice them, why don't you add the onion and garlic so it's onion and garlic and saute those. you just want them to be sauced. not brown. for kale i'll derib the kale. you take out the rib because it really is the stalky portion and you don't want it. and then you just chop that again, this is just meant to be very basic and easy. you then once the onions are softened, you'll add the kale. that just takes about two minutes or something not even. you'll move that around. then you'll season it with a bit of salt. >> let me interrupt. we have people downstairs. they are now doing the taste test. >> unbelievable. >> there are no words. >> i love you. >> everything you need.
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>> you said there are no words. she took it as a compliment. >> we understand each other. she knows. >> it has all of the good foods in it. i add sausages back in. heat that up. we'll cut that because we'll go through magic of television. we'll make cornbread top. you take milk. put it beat that up. you can add that parmesan cheese. that's good. okay. it's all going together. this is just -- you add wet to dry. okay. and then you just mix that up. so that is a cornbread box mix. you can buy jiffy. it's like 79 cents. mix all of that up and then that through magic of tv we have
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>> if that were mixed we would put it on there. >> that's mixed. it's fine. we're good. we'll put that on top. you're just going to spread it over. again, don't -- this isn't fussy food. just get it done. >> anything better than cornbread taste right next to sausage. >> i think a beer would be good with this. >> cornbread meal in a bread bowl. >> beyond >> home run. >> i've been on the show so many many times and i don't know if you're going to like it. >> savannah just beat the world record for eating the fastest meal on a show. >> let's wish elizabeth a happy birthday. >> for this recipe and more head to today.com/food. we're back in a moment.
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longevity is a glass of red wine every night. and mr. j.p. garcia of albuquerque, new mexico, is 101 years old. we thank him for his service. world war ii vet. he takes pride in his country and his family. happy 101st birthday to sarah from boston, massachusetts. she loves to bake. we would love to try them. and 100 years i love this. goldy. goldie celebrating 100 years old. a first and second grade teacher until she was 85. happy 100th birthday to marshall brooks.
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this morning on "today's take," beyonce's epic birthday bash. the queen turns 35 about a who's who list of a-list friends and i'll look at what happens below deck on one of the hottest shows and curtis 30-minute dinner. all that and more coming up now. >> annncer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall, and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, september 6th, 2016. tamron and i are here as we were yesterday. al enjoying the day off as you should, sir. >> very nice.
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family. >> we had friends and family up and about ten people and you spend a lot of time cooking but it's fun. my daughter courtney was helping. she whipped up some -- >> not really a labor day for her. she's home with the family. >> she was labor. >> look at what al cooked. >> for breakfast we had cinnamon rolls and bacon and chicken apple sausage and sausage and scrambled eggs and did some berries and then for dinner we did grilled corn. courtney made potato salad and chicken. i made butterfly grilled leg of lamb. >> where would you go in first? >> bacon. >> can we put it back up, please. we want to map out. i would go -- that corn? butterfly lamb.
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toast sandwich. >> we both had a reaction when he said chicken apple sausage. >> it's a snack. >> i can taste it almost. >> this is the way al loves. >> it's what we do. >> deborah in the beginning -- >> that's how i keep my children. >> who does dishes now? my wife kicked me off the grill. she won't even let me go i do dishes. >> everybody else does the dishes. i do some cleaning as i go. >> you clean as you go? >> yeah. >> that's professional. >> so you and people we said before, you go home most days and you prepare a meal for your family. >> yep. >> that's impressive. >> that's the way he loves. we all love differently. >> i go through sports and activities and we're going to hike and sweat together.
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>> there were none. i have a teenage boy. he's a machine. he's a machine. >> he ate how many roker burgers that day? >> he ate two. we were out on our friend's boat. >> on a pontoon boat. >> it's a living room on a float. it's fantastic. it's the best. >> you can't really water ski. >> some of the new ones you can water ski. people are tubing o >> nice. we missed you yesterday. >> you know who would love being on a party boat like that, beyonce. that's how she should have celebrated. >> with you and nick. >> i can see jay-z driving that boat. yeah. >> they are more yacht people. >> jay-z hasn't lived until he got on a pontoon boat. >> if you are part of the bee hive or know anybody in the bee
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she had to postpone tomorrow's concert in new jersey at metlife stadium. that's now pushed a month to october 7th. it didn't stop last night. bee celebrating the 35th birthday with a soul train party. do you have to cancel the birthday party? >> no. >> at the risk of upsetting the hive it's a question and not an opinion. those that paid dearly. >> this is jay-z as jimi hendrix. that's beyonce. that's the soul train line at their birthday party. alicia keys was there. her husband. chance, the rapper. puffy was there. look at puffy.
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look at the feathers. >> that's usher in the background with jay-z. >> you know what? this is too big. you don't have to talk at this party. just dance and move. >> dance. love it. >> i love that. >> happy birthday, beyonce. >> over the weekend an absolute battle royal breaks out between the oldies and the newbies here. you have baby boomers and generation x piling up on the a hashtag begins, how to confuse a millennial. >> it's trending. >> it's ugly. the older generation gets it started. millennials got a few shots in as well. the oldies come out with pay them cash instead of exposure #how to confuse a millennial. >> oldies kept piling on.
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show them a first place trophy. >> newbies come back here. down but not out. come help me get set up on this twitter.com thing so i can post about how bad your generation is. how to confuse -- >> that's a little weak. i think it's weak. we're already on. we're already slamming you. so we don't really need your help. >> he's the sensible of the three of us. millennials brought the real heat. how to confuse a millennial, destroy the environment, destroy the economy, destroy the housing market and then call millennials lazy. >> i'll give you two points for that one. >> all right. chase crawford who tweeted, i'm already confused. i didn't know this many old
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so the round goes to the newbies. >> they win it. >> they grew up with this. it's really -- it's not that big of a deal. >> 2008 is when twitter really took off. that's the big year. we were all -- >> i just think it's fantastic that everybody got restless over the weekend and we had generational wars. >> mel gibson is not on twitter and he shouldn't be. coming up, can we c the newest project from mel. a standing ovation at the venice film festival. is
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"today's take." is mel gibson out of the penalty box after a ten-year stint? his new film "hack saw ridge" debuted in venice over the weekend. critics loved it. interesting. we go back to 2006. he was arrested for drunk driving on the pacific coast highway which launched him into an anti-semitic tir and but now it seems that maybe he's out. ten-minute standing ovation for mel. does talent always -- >> the question is though can you separate the art from the director? nate parker is going through this with "birth of a nation" and it's controversy. it may not be that people are ready to let him out of the penalty box. >> we don't know if he did or didn't. with mel we know.
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has drawn criticism. the way he handled it after the fact. >> gabrielle union wrote -- she's a victim of rape. >> whether it's woody allen, the list goes on and on, can you separate the artistry from the artist? that may be what people are saying with mel gibson. i don't know. what do you think? >> look, i think we don't know what's in his heart. only he does. >> we heard it on >> we did. that's to say people can't change? i think people can. people can ask for forgiveness and try to make themselves better. people will make that decision. >> it's an important film. the film is about a young medic who will not fight and pick up arms but he saves a bunch of his -- serves his country. but mel it seems also the bigger
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anti-semitic tirade was so bad. i think also it's speculated -- i don't know if it's confirmed, that mel suffered from bipolar and mental illness. was he in his right mind when he was doing this? i don't know. i think that's -- because we take into account in so many other areas where people have offended. >> did he ever say that was the reason that he went on the tirade? did he did he -- i'll be honest with you, i remember following the story. i remember hearing the tape, the reaction. people shutting down on him. i don't know. paula deen. she came on the show and she begged for forgiveness. i remember that. her career suffered greatly. not as long but -- i think it
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it's how you go back out publicly and ask your fans and those to forgive you. paula deen tried it. she goes on cruises. did michael do that? >> i think he's so broken and gone. i asked jerry about it a couple times. i said is it okay? is the landscape okay? is it right for him to come back yet. he said i think so. i don't think he wants to. >> the reviews. i read a critic who said he's hearing concerning reports that it's very good. >> he's concerned oh no. >> i have to say the film is good. it is mel gibson. someone better than good is great. serena williams making history. she won her match at the u.s. open last night.
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it gives her 308 match win in grand slam events surpassing roger federer. i saw a billboard in new york, we were trying to grab a picture. it said greatest female athlete and then it crossed out female and says greatest athlete. it gave me a goosebump moment there. >> she's definitely in the conversation. >> what's going on with hermine? is it going to leave at some point? >> eventually. by thursday it will be go talking about this -- >> it's confused. >> we've been talking about this for 20 days. there's no steering currents. we've had showers in new york city. breezy. 65-mile-per-hour winds. you can see that it hooks a little u-turn and thursday it is still there. we have minor coastal flooding at high tides from norfolk to
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england. minor to moderate flooding for high tides and we've got newton. hurricane newton. >> that's my mom and dad's last name. >> 90-mile-per-hour winds moving north-northwest at 17. here's the interesting thing. it's going to bring moisture up into the southwest bringing a flooding threat. it may actually hold together as a tropical system. it would be only the fourth time a tropical system has been within 50 miles of last one was tropical storm lester in 1992. we've got flash flood watches for arizona, new mexico, on into texas for three to five inches of rain in some areas. >> take a left and go to southern california.
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cute little toilet paper pumpkins. start off with a piece of toilet paper. on a dinner napkin. tuck it right in. super simple. >> where do i display this in my home? >> you can probably put if in the bathroom maybe or guest room. you can use it afterwards. a cute way to hide it. >> this is where you put your spare rolls. >> now it makes sense. i did not know where i was going to put the toilet put it in your bathroom. you put the roll under and people can't find it. >> it's done and done. >> okay. i love fresh pine cones. >> gather them in your backyard. spray paint them. use rose gold which is on trend. a little pop and glitter. put them in a big bowl. use a nice hurricane and candle.
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safe. >> that's good. >> for your party. you're not a veggie person. you always have to have a veggie plate at the party. hollow out the squash. put dip in there. go for it. >> and this is adorable. >> this is my favorite. these are kissing balls. >> they're what? >> called kissing balls. >> it's like a wedding tradition. you can use them a use any kind of flower. you start off with a plain styrofoam ball. wrap string around it. stick the flowers in. >> do you put them over somebody's head? >> if you do a buffet party you can hang them over the table. originally like mistletoe, that was the original hanging kissing ball. >> okay. that's cute. >> can i use real flowers?
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in there and they're not as strong. you can do this all year long. >> you can hang it over your front door. >> yes. >> cute. >> all right. learn something new every day on this show. kissing balls. never heard of that. coming up, billy goes below deck to get a peek at one of tv's hottest shows. it's not smooth sailing for the rich and famous hh adventure and billy coming up.
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>> it is 9:26, hi there, i am kim wagner. we are finally starting to move to kelly, i know you have the particulars. even if people see triple digit. it is not of the dog days of summer. >> it is not like the brutally hot summer we just got done with. it meet logical fall. mesquite, 95?, bolder city, high of 93. a lot of sunshine. light winds for us. 95, las vegas. yeah, triple digits coming back,
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humidity. >> kelly, thank you. in three minutes, we could know what is going to happen with this henderson man as he faces a judge moving forward with whether he will be going on to trial at issue the shooting death of his wife. what is about to start up in a matter of moments, judge is going to have to make a decision if there is enough evidence to even of july 24th in henderson, dennis cob called 911 called saying his wife had been shot. she reportedly suffered from numerous ailment, fibromyalgia, arthritis and in a lot of pain. he bought a gun, unloaded at the time and told her if she wanted
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imagine this. a stunning megayacht. five-star food. staff catering to your every need. >> he got a chance to taste the go life doesn't get better than this. bravo's hit reality service follows a young crew, millennials, working aboard a luxury yacht. it's not the actual boat used on "below deck." found out it's not always smooth sailing. the reality show that hits the high seas. it follows eight crew members working together aboard a luxury mega yacht.
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for these yachties. there's boat loads of drama onboard so i suited up to work for the day with the sea captain at the helm. >> good to see you, sir. >> i might have come off a little strong with the captain. might i say one thing, you look very handsome today. very powerful. >> you're sucking up. billy needs to stop sucking up. you have a tremendous resemblance to had a very awkward moment with emily who is very sweet. wow. >> we have towels here. we're doing swan fold. you're good at this. he was asking me a question. >> do you have any overserved guests? overserved. too much alcohol or something and they hit on you a little
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i'm sorry. what were we talking about? emily, thank you for your help. that was very memorable. thank you very much. anything else? >> get the stainless out there. makes sure it's stain less. understood. >> what's up? what's up? >> sometimes you haveo on people because if you don't, they'll walk over us. >> i thought we would bro's. chest out with me. >> i'm senior deck hand. >> i think you made up that title. it's not really a title. you're splitting hairs. there's no such thing as a senior deck hand.
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rogers. ben, i can be of help? >> how are you doing? >> anything you need. of course. we have guests arriving. >> is there a cocktail we can have. >> a bottle of wine in my bag. >> ben is a good time. >> it's unprofessional to be honest. >> cheers. >> it's for the guests but who cares. we're more important than them. we're doing a charlie brown. i don't know where billy acquired these knife skills. he must have w dining restaurant somewhere. what do we serve? cocktails for the ladies? >> that's massive drink. >> one very stiff cocktail. two very stiff cocktails. i think they'll be happy with that. the guests are lovely. ladies, enjoy. anything you need? >> i think maybe some plates and
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>> totally. one posted up on me about where's the plate? cheese platter. >> what are these? >> the chef brought something that's been confused for boat fuel before. be careful. if i had to give myself a grade for opening day as deck hand, i would say a. >> billy's performance was adequate. i would give him a solid b. >> >> posted up on you. >> posted up on me. what's going on. you may have noticed cocktails we served guests were only filled halfway. it was revealed later when our producers went into the kitchen, look at this. we left the go pro running. there's the senior deck hand. >> those are drinks you actually
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wow. >> by the way, so over/under. you've been on the show three weeks. once a week you have to show your chest. >> in popular demand. >> by who? who is asking? >> your twitter feed. >> not true. >> we thank b & b yacht charters. big shout out to captain brad. he's the real captain. he was working that afternoon. we came onboard and had >> i love the go pro video of them drinking the drinks. >> by the way, you can catch the season premiere "below deck" at 9:00, 8:00 central at bravo. >> you're going to say bravo after you see what curtis stone whips up for us. if you have 20 minutes, we've got the meal for you on a busy school night right after these messages.
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little salt. you put all that into your food processor. parmesan cheese. a good amount of extra virgin olive oil. you pour that in. come on now. work it. bump and grind. bend the knees a little. get into it. >> bump and grind, al. >> you don't want to see that. >> you can take the fast way or the slow way. i'm adding olive oil through the topf it's a little messy. good thing about cooking that way is it gives you a workout which i like. once you made your pesto -- >> more rustic looking. >> no problem with chunks you have left in there. once you made your pesto and if you want to use store bought, you can. i have salt and pepper. good man. you want to hear it sizzle when you put this into your hot pan.
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season the other side. so we get a nice sear on our chicken breast. it will look like this in a couple minutes. >> could you use a boneless chicken thigh. >> delicious. make sure it's skinless. you're going to add pesto which gives you richness. you go ahead and cover that. it's so simple. you throw it in the oven. just cook chicken breast through. 375 for about maybe 15 minutes. and then we get to the spaghetti. i have spaghetti. olive oil in here. pine nuts. pasta water is good. dump that in, al. beautiful. so spaghetti goes in. and if you need to loose it up like i said, just a little more of that pasta water.
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>> more fresh basil. parsley. parmesan cheese is nice. and then you just sort of toss that together and you get this beautiful sort of consistency. it's really simple. >> kind of makes its own sauce in a way. >> it really does. if you want to roast cherry tomatoes, that would be nice. a little trick from a chef. you get a roasting fork and twist it like that. and then when you pick it just like this another couple twists and then you bring it over to your plate and you push it down. >> spaghetti mountain. >> you get a spaghetti twist. >> that's how you serve yourself. >> very good. that's it. >> looks terrific. >> thank you so much, my friend. always good to see you.
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she's been called a pioneer in film and champion for women in the entertainment industry. ava duvernay, best known for directing the powerful film "selma" picture academy award in 2015 and won for best original song. >> eva also produced a feature "middle of nowhere" at the sundance film festival. >> back with one of the most highly anticipated projects yet of the new drama, "queen sugar." take a look. >> how long have you been gone? you haven't been gone that long.
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i've been trying to help. for some reason you've been blocking me at every turn. >> we don't honor our family by setting friends and family outside at fancy tables. we don't honor our father by having strangers serve those grieving. we serve comfort food to those who need comfort and we do it with our own hands. that's how a family does it. >> eva, i saw the screening last week. i told you it's one movie. film. tv. i don't care what category. you use the word luxurious. tell us why you put that word on this project. >> it takes a moment to kind of sink into the story. you have to allow yourself to do that. it requires a certain amount of patience to kind of sit there this day and age when everything is plot driven to actually say
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as it unfolds. that was really our intention to try to create television that allows to you slow down for a moment. >> when you have the support and you have had such great relationship with oprah and you have the support that you know you need, how is that for you as a director? >> i'm more confident. i have that safety net. i can try things on other networks i can't try. it's a network owned by an artist. an actress and she says tell the story you want to tell and let's present that. >> do you feel like you had expectations? you have family. you have family dealing with loss. and then you have socially conscious issues that you're bringing in there. handling all kinds of things at one time. was there a pressure to that or was there total free reign? >> it felt like joy. every day i get to do this.
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all of the cast and crew. costumes, the music, we all got together with that cast and we just did it from a place of joy. it was fun. >> you talk about the cast, hottest cast on television. >> good looking cast. >> they are gorgeous. >> not tough to look at. you actors and happen to be stunning. it worked out. >> amazing. >> people go through loss too. >> and it doesn't make them any less attractive. >> that's true. absolutely. >> you also directed an episode of "scandal." i guess powerful and great attract each other. >> that's kind.
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now i want to story tell in that format. i directed an episode of "scandal." that was a couple years ago. this is a whole lot of fun. tv. >> we have to have those. >> you know what, how could i forget -- do we have the video of when i was your intern? are you ready to grade me my final >> let's show this. that's me. i was directing. i know it doesn't look like that. >> looks like you're one step above getting coffee right now. >> i was intern on the set of "queen sugar" in new orleans. i worked hard. >> a little bossy. a little pushy. >> welcome to our world. >> something to work on.
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>> by the way, you get a barbie. >> it's sold out. >> we love you. the project is tremendous. queen sugar tonight on own. >> only time you'll see it without commercials. >> i'll be live tweeting this. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. i pledge allegiance, to the flag [continues in background] they're bringing drugs, they're brigning crime, they're rapists... you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out!
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>> what's coming up? >> it's tradition. >> we have soul song united singing for us and bucket list grandma and curtis is here.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathy lee gifford and hoda, live from studio >> hey, everybody, it's boozeday tuesday. e we hope you had a wonderful labor day weekend. and bet you didn't get affected by hermine. >> we thought we were going to get rained in and be inside playing board games and instead it was gorgeous on the east coast, for the most part. >> it really was.

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