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good morning. breaking news. hurricane matthew slamming florida's east coast right now as a major category 3. the strongest storm to hit that state in a decade. wind gusts up to 115 hour. power knocked out to hundreds of thousands. a sandy-like storm surge expected. airports, schools, famed theme parks all shut down, and the today is friday, october 7th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of
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live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today". 7:00 on the west coast, 10:00 on the east coast. the irony of the coverage, the people most dramatically impacted of the storm probably can't watch, probably don't have power this morning. >> high winds, storm surge the real concern this morning. let's get to the very latest on this storm. overnight matthew did weaken ht powerful category 3 hurricane with 120 mile an hour sustained winds. the good news for florida this morning the path shifted slightly east. the bands, though, are still lashing the coast at this hour. >> here's the number we talked about, nearly 600,000 people in that state already without power this morning. that number probably will grow throughout the day. >> here's a disturbing reminder of how powerful and destructive this storm has already been.
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has now skyrocketed to at least 572 people. >> we have correspondents spread out all across the storm zone. al is going to be tracking the storm, we'll get to him in a moment. let's begin with ron mott being hit hard in daytona beach. ron, good morning to you. how are you doing? >> reporter: matt and savannah, good morning to you. obviously, the calm before the storm is over. we're now officially in the thick of hurricane matthew. we have to be mindful as you mighim checking on the front side of our hotel, things are falling off. this hotel and buildings surrounding it. and it's remarkable, but there are people out there driving on the streets. don't know their stories or why they are out there, but they are taking a significant risk by going out in this weather. now, we can tell you that the sea is our main concern here. the wind, obviously, is going to do some damage, but it's the storm surge. i don't know how well you can see it, high tide, the next high
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hours from now, and it's based on how the sea is performing right now, guys, it is clear we're going to get some flooding. all this water is going to rush into the streets and these water inlets, which leads inland to the intercoastal waterway, where there's a lot of property and probably a lot of people hunkered down. we have lost power at our hotel here. we're now on back-up generator and this is when you're going to see the misery index spike considerably, because now people the battery level in their cell phones to communicate with their loved ones outside this area and those batteries are going to drain fairly quickly if they don't have any sort of back-up power sources. so the next three or four hours is very critical for daytona beach. one of the things you mentioned is fortunately the eye is not going to pass over land here. it's going to remain out over sea. the question is, just how far out it is.
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back to you. >> a lot of the creature comforts you take advantage of or for granted are going out the window. ron, thank you. >> lester holt is about 90 miles to the south of where ron is in daytona in melbourne this morning. good morning, how was it there? >> reporter: well, the worst of it was probably about 5:00 this morning when we saw the power started flickering and finally it went off. many parts of this area, of course, without power, some do have it. we ventured out to take a and saw sparks and arcs of light indicative of transformers exloading, so scary scene before dawn. the wind has died down as we're on the backside of the storm now, but the storm surge continues to be an issue. over my shoulder is the indian river that leads out to the ocean and we have watched that now, especially in the lower areas, begin to overtop on to the roadway. there are homes just up the way
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flooding, but flooding, obviously, a major concern here right now. in terms of damage, we haven't seen any significant damage. again, our limited point of view, too dangerous to get out and we're staying close to here, but not any significant damage. signs down, certainly some trees down in areas, but no homes or buildings that we can see have suffered damage. in fact, one of the crews went out to the beach side itself and didn't see any signs of serious damage there, as well. likely because as we've been farther to the east than first anticipated, so not the full force of this hurricane, but certainly a pretty wicked punch here as it continues up from melbourne, up to where we heard that report in north towards the carolinas. back to you in new york, savannah? >> no doubt, relief from where you are lester, thank you. >> shortly after matthew hit southern florida, tens of thousands of people began to lose power. the outages have grown as the winds have picked up over the
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beach, florida. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, matt, good morning. that torrent of rain has finally stopped hitting us, but the wind has been brutal. a short time ago we saw lightning bolts in the air, transformers explode. take a look at the palm trees, they are still swaying in the wind and also some damage up on rooftops. this storm is still packing quite a powerful punch, and there is more to come. overnight, hurricane matthew slammed into florida's coast with fury. powerful storm bringing heavy rain and high winds. gusts so strong, sheriff's deputies had to get themselves out of harm's way. in palm beach, live power lines were knocked to the ground sending sparks flying into the street. across the region, transformers exploding, illuminating the night sky. governor rick scott deploying thousands of national guard
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did not heed warnings to evacuate. >> i've activated 3,500 national guards members. this is over a half -- over 50% of the available troops. this is the most i've ever had to activate. >> reporter: during the brunt of this storm, it wasn't just the winds that were violent but the rain came from different directions. if there was one piece of good news, most people were at home and hunkered down. thousands took shelter at nearby schools. hundreds of pets housed with their owners. price gouging. while drivers rushed to fill their tanks before leaving town. for many, the roads have been the only way out. all flights at miami international canceled. in orlando, disney world is shut down again today. still, despite all of the warnings, some decided to stay behind. >> i've got food, i've got water. i've got flashlights.
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>> reporter: residents preparing for the worst stocked up on supplies. grocery store shelves throughout the state, cleaned out. as matthew approached, the weather channel delivered this blunt warning to those who refused to leave. >> this is not hype. this is not hyperbole and i am not kidding. do not assume you can survive if you choose to stay. >> reporter: with power still out in this region, the heavy situation. utility crews from all across the area are working their way here. the streets for the most part are still deserted. luckily, many heeding the e vkuation orders. matt and savannah, back to you guys. >> thanks very much. >> that brings us to al in our makeshift hurricane center in the orange room. what do you have your eye on? >> we're watching right now the eye and you can see right here the eye of this system is just about 40 miles, i'd say, 41
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and the other interesting thing is this is where we're really starting to worry about the storm surge. you can see all the heavy rain, heavier precipitation is wrapping around and going to start piling up in between daytona and jacksonville, and that's where the storm surge we're most worried about. right now still a category 3 storm 30 miles east/southeast of daytona, north/northwest forward movement at 14 miles per hour. clears daytona later this afternoon and then jacksonville is under the gun, brunswick, savannah, but late tonight, early tomorrow morning, it hugs the coast. right now we still don't see it actually making landfall. sunday morning early it's off the north carolina coast, then it starts to curve around and comes back by wednesday as a tropical storm toward the bahamas. so it's not unheard of, but it's rare that this happens. here's what we're looking at as far as the impacts. seven to 11-foot storm surge,
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savannah, and on up towards the south carolina, north carolina border. up to 15 inches of rain from florida into the carolinas, hurricane force winds along the coast. we expect this to move away from the coast by sunday, but again, the big problem, the storm surge. melbourne, up to savannah, seven to 11 feet on top of high tide, as you heard ron mott talking about, charleston, four to six feet, and further into myrtle beach, on towards wilmington, only about two to four feet. also flash flood watches now are all the way to virginia. all this rain, 7.7 million people at risk, guys, so again, big thing we're worried about, though, is the storm surge. that's where most deaths, injuries, and damage actually occur during the storm surge. we'll look at that in depth coming up later. >> al, thank you so much. little earlier we spoke with florida's governor rick scott, the guy who had been sounding
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and here's what he told us. >> good morning. if you're in the jacksonville area, you're going to see a lot of storm surge. you still have time to evacuate. there is no reason to be taking risks. we've been working to get every one to evacuate if you can. we got a lot of people evacuate. they are still seeing hurricane-force winds. i'm trying to make sure we don't lose one life. the most important thing to me is we do not lose one life. >> governor, i listened to your warnings yesterday. you didn't mince words at all. you said this storm will kill you. if you've been told to get out, get out. i know it is hard at night because people who hunker down don't tend to advertise that they're hunkering down. do you have any idea how many people heeded your warnings and how many people didn't? >> well, we have 20,000 people in shelters right now, but a lot of people went inland. a lot of people went to the west coast. our hotels are pretty much filled out. we did a good job. highways stayed open. we had a little bit of congestion. we have fuel throughout the state. we have a few stations without fuel for a period of time, but people had the opportunity to
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i think most people did. we're going to see some -- coming daylight, we'll see how much damage we've got. about 400,000 homes without power right now. >> we just heard al talking about the danger of the storm surge which people sometimes forget is really the heart of what can be dangerous during a storm like this. is that your number one concern at this hour? >> absolutely. if you look at the l hurricane we had which was just a category 1, we had up to ten foot of storm surge in the panhandle. there is a lady south of tallahassee, she didn't evacuate. we finally got out of her house. if she wouldn't have gotten out, she would have passed away. it is worse. we'll have up to 12 feet of storm surge and waves on top of that. jacksonville has a lot of low-lying areas. if you have a chance to evacuate, you need to get out now.
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evacuation zone, you've got to get out. save your life. that's what i say about everybody's life. >> governor, i know you spoke to the president yesterday, he declared the coastal areas a federal disaster area. what does that mean for you? what resources will it open up for you? >> the first thing we asked for is food, water, tarps. yesterday we asked for some pumping support, things like that, generators. i've also been talking to the head of the army corp of engineers in the southeast, general turner. we need power support. i've been talking to you are o utilities. but people are working well together right now. we'll assess our damage. but right now my biggest concern is save every life. save every life. if you've got a family, take care of yourself. >> florida governor rick scott, it is an incredibly busy morning for you so we're so happy to have your time, sir. thank you and good luck today. >> thank you.
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>> they've got a lot on their plate this morning, nice of the governor to take some time. >> absolutely. we'll turn to politics now. peter alexander is at the white house with more of the response effort. good morning. >> good morning to you. both the candidates are preparing for the second event this weekend, the so-called sequel in st. louis, town hall style event. they both sent messages of prayer and said they are looking out for the people throughout the southeast coast right now. the trump campaign the campaign described it to me, but because the campaign picked the crowd, the questions, obviously, were softballs. trump insists otherwise, but sure looked like a dress rehearsal. there was even a two-minute timer clock on the floor by his feet. hillary clinton, for her part, has no public events scheduled
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she's been preparing with senior advisers. a poor performance from trump and there are already rumblings that congressional republicans may have to distance themselves from him, start campaigning as a check on hillary clinton. one note that's interesting in the midst of this powerful storm, how matthew could potentially impact voting. the clinton campaign requested florida's voter registration deadline be extended past next tuesday, but florida's republican governor rick scott, who's the chairman of the super pac supporting donald trump everybody that's had a lot of time to register. still, south carolina extended its deadline because of the hurricane and evacuations. matt, savannah, one more note, the president right now being briefed in the oval office by the chief of fema, craig fugate and jeh johnson, as well, he's going to be delivering remarks about the storm just a short time from now. >> peter, we know you'll be watching that, thank you. got some new developments in
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the ntsb announced the train sped up to 21 miles per hour shortly before it crashed into the terminal. that is twice the speed limit. then went airborne, the engineer has told investigators he has no memory of the incident. one woman was killed, more than 100 others were injured in that crash. breaking news overnight out of minnesota. two people were killed in a helicopter crash near the twin cities. witnesses reported seeing the helicopter's blades stop turning just before it went down, and, of course, an investigation is now under way. >> all right. obviously, been a busy morning for mr. roker. he has more of his forecast. >> that's right, we're looking at the rest of the country and hurricane matthew, of course, the big story. sunshine up in northern new
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weather down through texas. in southern california, the southwest, it's going to be windy. we have high fire danger, it's dry, a real mess there. we're looking at also some wet weather stretching its way, making its way from the pacific
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ese es el pron?stico del >> they are, bse the track 50 miles either way can make a big difference, especially closer to the coast. we could be talking about a completely different story. >> you'd almost rather it cut across land and lose a lot more power. >> right. right now it's still out there. we are probably going to be talking about this into the weekend. >> and heading for the low lying areas is what's really scary right now. coming up, a lot more of the live coverage of hurricane matthew as the deadly storm hammers florida. yes, it is inching towards georgia and south carolina.
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. >> kim: it is 7:26 on this friday morning, october 7th. hi, there. i'm kim wagner coming to you while we watch matthew continue to pound the east coast, nothing but chamber of commerce weather here, kelly curran, look at this as we speak. >> it's absolutely gorgeous weather with blue skies, on the cool side stepping out the door, north las vegas, 57, same for spring valley, henderson, 62 degrees right now, but this afternoon, fantastic. we're looking at a high of 84 degrees and this weekends are
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sunday. monday, colombus day, i've taken out the chance of showers for las vegas, but south of the las vegas valley in the higher terrain, showers with 89 high. >> it ain't chamber of commerce traffic, i tell you that. we have traffic pulled to the side on the las vegas boulevard entrance to the 95 north, however, it was blocking travel lanes for a while with the back-up on eastern avenue and gridlock for a while all the way back to charleston, moving now, but slow, but take you about half an hour almost to get in and also now the 15 is getting busy, as well, and that is normal rush hour traffic, but definitely not chamber of commerce on the roads. >> kim: no, but at least we don't have flight restrictions in place because we have a democratic vice-presidential candidate in town and when the person is at the and the of the ticket like the actual president like when barack obama was
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we're back at 7:30 on a friday morning, 7th of october 2016. and these are the conditions in daytona beach as matthew, the most powerful hurricane to hit florida in a decade, is raking the florida coast ase gusts of up to 150 miles per hour have been reported. we'll have the latest on the storm and its path in a moment. >> some other stories we want to get to, even storm-related stories. donald trump and hillary clinton's campaigns have rushed to move staff and volunteers out of harm's way, closing offices and cancelling events. clinton is off the trail today prepaing for sunday's debate.
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a practice session for the showdown. a december interest rate hike is more likely following this morning's jobs report. the government reported employers added 156,000 jobs last month. the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 5%. and the jonbenet ramsay case is making new headlines, burke ramsey, her brother, is suing a forensic pathologist for claiming burke killed his 6-year-old sister. the complaint alleges dr. werner spitz said burke bludgeoned jonbenet to death in 1996. burke is seeking $150 million in damages. ron mott is in daytona beach. he's been up against it all morning. ron, still not looking good there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. we're starting to see property
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i want to show you down here, this is part of our hotel here. you can see a hole in the part of the wall of the structure that comes out, would not be surprised once the wind gets in there, the rest is going to go down by the end of this storm. going to have you pan over here to the left, this is the real concern for us at daytona beach now for the next two-plus hours. this is the ocean, obviously, it is roiling at this point at some point, that water is going to start flowing into the community, atlantic avenue. there isn't much of an elevation rise from the sea to that street, so when high tide hits near 12:45 eastern time, i think it will go from really bad to really awful really quickly, especially for those folks living along the intercoastal waterway and if they are there
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water they think is where it should be right now. it can come up very quickly and cause very serious damage. obviously, the surf is -- the surge, i should say, is a main concern in these hurricanes. the most likely culprit for people. sadly, we have heard of our first confirmed fatality in florida several hours south of us, a woman in her late 50s apparently succumbing to some sort of cardiac event. and again, o people when this eye passes, don't just assume that the worst of the storm is over. we are expecting hurricane-force winds, tropical storm force winds, going into the evening and we hope people will go ahead and hunker down where they are. savannah, matt, back to you. >> all right, tense hours for sure, ron, thank you. >> we want to go up the coast to jacksonville where schools and all but essential services are shut down for the storm. nbc's gabe gutierrez is there.
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were hearing were really talking about the city of jacksonville. >> reporter: yeah, that's exactly right, matt, the mayor of jacksonville ordered 450,000 people to evacuate. we thaerd from officials this morning and all those evacuations have gone well for the most part, but some people chose not to heed the warnings. right now i can show you the conditions. they have deteriorated very quickly in the last hour or two. this is where matthew is heading next and what we are seeing rieg now is some torrential rai up and where we expect this to go over the next few hours, this is going to get worse. not as bad here as what we saw in ron mott's live report, but we expect it to intensify here into the afternoon. authorities now expecting winds here up to 80 miles an hour or so. thankfully, they've revised that down a little bit this morning because they were expecting up to 12 feet of storm surge in jacksonville. now they say about nine. still very serious, however, when this was a category 4 storm, it was going to sit just
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this was an area even though it's in florida that hadn't seen a storm like that since 1898. thankfully now the storm has weakened just a bit, but still very serious situation here. authorities are warning people to hunker down and to not leave their homes if they haven't left already. again, the situation is deteriorating here, matt and savannah, and we expect the wind and rain to strengthen into the afternoon and then to continue until about midnight. guys, back to you. >> gabe gutierrez, thanks for >> let's go over to al, as matt and gabe was saying, jacksonville is a concern right now. >> that's right. the storm surge is basically ahead of the storm. you'll get these winds pushing all that water up against the shoreline, and it's got nowhere to go, so it literally is the surge of water from the ocean that comes in. so hurricane matthew, 11 feet above high tide, that high tide over the next couple of hours, give you kind of a perspective,
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this could be very devastating. as you can see right now, here's the eye of the storm. jacksonville currently is about -- let's measure it out for you right here. here's the eye of the storm, jacksonville is about 108 miles, okay, so they've got a ways to go, moving north, northwest about 14, so you can figure out a few hours to go before the real meat of the storm. florida, moving north/northwest at about 14 miles per hour. these are the winds, areas right now, daytona beach 71, cape canaveral, vero beach, areas of pink and white are the strongest winds. you can see they are up against daytona beach and jacksonville by later this afternoon. we continue during the day, into the night, and into tomorrow,
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way along the e soututave a fan. this is an nbc news special report. here's matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> good morning, everyone, i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. >> moments ago the president addressed what's been happening with hurricane matthew from the
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peter alexander is on the white house lawn with more on that. peter, good morning, what did the president have to say? >> reporter: good morning to you. the public comments from the president coming just as he wrapped up his daily briefing alongside the administrator of fema. they can't afford to be complacent, even though last night the storm didn't hit the florida coastline, suggesting people north of jacksonville and the georgia area now have to be on high alert, the president having called the governors of all the states in that region overnight declaring states of emergency in georgia after already having done so in florida. cueing up the tape, the president finishing these remarks a matter of moments ago, what he said, storm surge is one of the biggest concerns. if we can right now, we want to
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moments ago in the oval office. >> obviously, everybody has been tracking the course of hurricane matthew, and i just received an update from our fema director, craig fugate, as well as the rest of our national security team, and i just wanted to make a couple of key points. first, what we're seeing now is florida and some of the largest population centers, working its way north, and the big concern that people are having right now is the effect it could have in areas like jacksonville, on through georgia. and we've seen some significant damage in portions of south
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storm surge. many of you will remember hurricane sandy, where initially people thought this doesn't look as bad as we thought and then suddenly you get massive storm surge and a lot of people were severely affected. and so i just want to emphasize to everybody that this is still that the potential for storm surge, flooding, loss of life, and severe property damage continues to exist, and people continue to need to follow the instructions of their local officials over the course of the next 24, 48, 72 hours. those of you who live in
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there's been a lot of emphasis on florida, but this is going to keep moving north through florida and south carolina, there are large population centers there that could be vulnerable, so pay attention to what your local officials are telling you. if they tell you to evacuate, you need to get out of there and move to higher ground, because storm surge can move very quickly and people can think that they are out of the woods and then suddenly get hit and not be in a position in which ey so, pay attention to local officials. in the meantime, i've been in contact with the governors of all four of the potentially affected states. i want to thank them all for their leadership. there's been strong cooperation between federal and state and local officials. fema has worked diligently to
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the hurricane moves north, what craig and his team will be doing is moving those resources and assets further north so that any place that happens to get hit badly will be in a position to immediately come in and help. but i really want to emphasize the governors have been on top of this, state and local officials have been on top of this. they are the ones who are tracking most closely what is community, your particular area. you need to pay attention to them, do what they say, do not be a hold out here, because we can always replace property, but we can't replace lives. i want to thank craig and his whole team, as well as department of homeland security, my own national security team, for really staying on top of this. we're going to monitor this throughout the weekend.
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with folks who have been affected. you know, it's -- even if the damage in south florida wasn't as bad as it could be, there are people who have been affected and for them, they are going to need help. last point i'd like to make is we're still tracking what happened in areas like haiti that were hit more directly. haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. battered by a lot of natural disasters to compound what is already great poverty there. we know that hundreds of people have lost their lives and that there's been severe property damage and they are going to need help rebuilding, so i would ask all americans to go to the american red cross and other philanthropic agencies to make
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need to do to help people that need it, and we'll continue to provide information if you're interested in how you can help the people of haiti and others. you can go to whitehouse.gov and we'll provide you some direction in terms of where even the smallest contribution can really make a big difference. all right? thank you very much, everybody. fema is in a good position right now. last year when we were in the midst of budget negotiations. i think that we did a good job of making sure that fema was properly funded and not to make them blush, but we happen to have one of the best public servants in america craig fugate and his team, and they know how to manage their money and use it effectively, so that's not going to be an issue.
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. >> kim: it is 7:56 on this friday morning. hi, there. i'm kim wagner. hope your friday is off to a fantastic start, and hopefully, the forecast agrees with your plans this weekend. here's our meteorologist kelly curran. >> sure is looking great the weekend, looking great but when you head out this morning, you may want a sandi valley, and highs around mid-80s, lots of sunshine and mostly sunny skies with more clouds building in over the weekend but the temperatures warming up. 88 on sunday, monday and tuesday, 89 degrees with partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers in the local mountains. >> we have had a messy morning
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on the shoulder with a residual delay on eastern and the u.s. 95 and that's no fun whatsoever. it was on the mend earlier and we check the travel times, it's very slow on the inbound, 25 minutes coming in from tropicana. that is normally an 8 or 9 main drive and the southbound 15 is regular rush hour stuff, but kim, we're glad to be going into the weekend. a rough morning on the roads. >> kim: my goodness. tom, thank you. local police want certain neighborhoods in town and doing what we've seen so often, ripping off the packages right there at the doorstep and you see some of the people have their surveillance cameras rolling, that is how we got this footage and this one in particular is wednesday afternoon this week in a neighborhood very near ann and torrey pines and that person was carrying a plastic bag giving the impression they were a delivery worker and could be dressed like a delivery person,
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it's 8:00 on "today" and hurricane matthew hammering florida this morning. a day long of pounding and and a historic storm surge as it inches up the coast. mass power outages reported and that's "today" friday, october 7, 2016. >> hello every and well come back. we're live on the west side and
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it's going to bring flooding to florida, georgia and cheryl king schblth. >> this is unfolding live time and this is in hundreds of thousands and officials released the death toll and it's risen to 572 people in that country alone. >> we have complete coverage beginning with ron that's in daytona beach, florida. ron, how you doing there? >> reporter: hey there. i ask for your forgiveness because things are starting to fly through the air and it's our best interest to avoid the objects. let me push in here and you can see that part of the hotel has pushed back in here. you can see that's on the back side of the hotel.
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the fifth floor has fallen. now, most important is this out here. this is the sea. the atlantic ocean. we just saw one very large break just about the the people of the sea wall leer. the issue is flooding and the surge is between 7 and 11 feet in the area. high tide is on the way and it's 9:45 out there on the west coast when we're going get the highest level of water. there's not much after an elevation and then we do expect the water to push through there, but more important than that, there are a lot of water in lets that goo in land to the inner coastal water and there are a lot of people that live along the water way and if there are folks there, they should brace for the water coming into the homes and try to get to whatever
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little warning. the next hours are going to be crucial here and the eye of the storm remain off of land we hope it stays out 50 or 60 miles away and then topping a hundred miles an hour. back up to you. >> okay. ron in daytona thanks a lot. >> daytona getting hit hard. today greg is in melbourne, what does it look like there? >> reporter: well, you mentioned power outages a moment ago. 30 minutes ago there were 640,000 homes without pow o er and that's number has jumped to 715,000 homes without power and expecting that to climb as well.
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dodged a bullet here. no severe damages and a few power outages but nothing like what we're seeing north of us. none the less people all over the sunshine state prepare for the worst. >> over night monster madness slamming into florida. rain, crashing winds and exploding transformers and people praying for the best. many waking up without power this morning and here in melbe stayed open. one of the old holds is the fire and grill. todd is the owner and two-year-old son in his arms. most others heeding the warnings. >> evacuate. evacuate. >> a million and a half under evacuation and bumper bumper as they escape the coast. >> this maybe the difference in
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shelter are not taking any chances, and they brought their pets, dogs, cats and even a chicken with them. some -- >> i think i will be safe. >> -- some are staying home. >> do not assume that you're going to survive if you stay. >> this is like no storm in the record books. >> and understandable fear when matthew left behind in the caribbean. this morning entire communities flattened and reduced to rubble. the scope is jaw dropping and will worsen as the waters reseed. matthew appears to have left it
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south carolina under a state of emergency. >> we do want people if they're holding out to go ahead and realize that it's time to move. >> reporter: in the last five minutes we learn that charleston, south carolina is a particular concern to officials. this is a look on crane creek and we're keeping an eye on that see fg that creek starts to spill into the roadway, that's that's not started to happen. that creek spills into the inner coastal water ways. the chief concerns in the parts is that wall of water we're expecting high tide two hours for now. a lot of folks waiting to see anxiously if flooding is a major part of the story. >> thank you. >> let's go over to al, and you
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the national hurricane center. this is latest. right now it's a category 3 storm and 35 miles east of daytona beach. winds are holding steady and 120 miles an hour. the forward motion has slowed up a little bit north-northwest at 12 miles per hour, and here is where we're seeing a little bit of a change in the path itself. by friday 8:00 at night it's along the south caro but look what happens now. instead of paralleling the coast, we now look like we could possibly have a very close land fall right around saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. we could be looking at land fall and that's going to be something that would be very devastating to the area. this would be -- this region right here between savannah and
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the geography is working against those folks because as the system makes the way up and the winds get pushed this way, the strongest are in the northeast and that's bad news for charleston if this holds. then it does a loop and becomes a tropical storm and makes a v line for the bahamas, so we're going to have to wait and see what happens. this is what we're seeing as the affects. it's seven to 11 foot storm surge and 15 inches of rain from florida to carolinas and then the hurricane force winds along the coast and going to be a real mess. the storm moves away on sunday
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and that's the latest weather. >> okay. thank you so much. we're going to put a picture up after the airport there. you see the aircrafts that have obviously sustained some damage in the winds a >> a friend in palm beach said that they got lucky and that's a matter of definition because the winds were tough down there. >> yeah, and moments ago president obama spoke out from the oval office and peter on duty from the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president obama warning americans not to be fooled in thinking that hurricane matthew is not dangerous anymore.
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the president speaking from the oval office after af wrapping up a briefing with the fema administrator. that's the home of homeland security and jay johnson. the top concern is remaining the storm surge and specifically they spoke about the people that have the time to evacuate if they should and they insist that they follow that message and the message was largely directed to those people that live along the florida coast and jacksonville and north end of georgia. here is part of the president's remarks just moments ago. >> this is still a really dangerous hurricane that the potential for storm surge, flooding, loss of life continues to exist. the people continue to need to follow the instructions of their local officials. >> reporter: so the simple warning from the president that the people in the region can though the be complacent at this time.
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to his hometown of chicago. that's where he is voting and sending it in the oval office. donald trump facing a lot of impression to improve upon the latest debate. it's town hal and trump got some practice in with a dry run of sorts and then a town hall type of event and it was invitation only and the questions were friendly. hillary clinton has no public events scheduled between now and sunday. she is largely holding up with the senior advisers and preparing for the weekend. one note that's interesting is that hurricane matthew could potentially impact voting in the south east depending on how long people are out of the homes. they requested that florida's governor extend the dead line
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he said he had no intention of doing that and people would have time to vote. in south carolina the republican governor they have extended the deadline there because of the hurricane and the evacuations. matt and savannah. >> that's all of the headlines this morning out of the white house. just ahead a storm chaser following the hurricane all night long. the price gauging that the
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verizon gives you tons of data without all the restrictions. get 20 gigs and 4 lines for only $160. with no surprise overages on america's best network. simon, good morning to you. looks like you're surrounded by water there. >> reporter: yeah, good morning. i'm in the outer eye wall of matthew as it move s over daytona beach and getting hit with the strong wind gusts in the 50 plus mile an hour range, and there's a storm surge that's flooded the area behind me. i'm right on the edge of the storm surge. >> are you in a parking lot or is that a street?
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>> this is a major state highway. behind me are some businesses and the far business in the background behind that is the ocean. really i mean the ocean is up to my doorstep right here. i'm inside of my car. >> simon, you're going have to move pretty soon because high tide in that area is another half hour to 45 minutes to an >> yeah. as the hurricane starts to move north, the winds are going to switch out of the west and fight the tide. this storm surge is probably maximuming out right now here and will only probably get lower as the time goes on. >> simon, be careful and make sure that you get out of there when you have to. we appreciate the perspective this morning. that's simon brewer a storm
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now, a sad fact of life that comes with a disaster like this and we're talking of price gauging. we found a number of troubling cases in florida. this is when people raise the price on gasoline and water and generators just when people need them the most. jeff, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you. we're in orlando o and this is some heavy rain and wind and you ch it's not awful here and that's part of the point. we're west and in land in florida and people are fleeing to places like orlando and tampa and evacuating from the east coast and we uncovered stores, gas stations and hotels taking advantage of them by jacking up the prices.
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forced out of their tampa hotel room. >> last night i paid $51. >> what do they want you to pay tonight? >> $200. >> now you have to leave? >> yeah. >> she say that is this days inn suddenly raised the rate by triple. >> they're taking advantage of us by making extra money because of a hurricane. >> ia >> yeah it's sad to say that i have to say that, but we're desperate right now. right now i have to do the best that i can. >> to take care of the little ones. >> where are you going to stay tonight? >> i have no idea. >> she said that the hotel did it to her too and she is in her car and stuffed with the belongings. what do you make of this?
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>> watch what happens when i send my producer inside as a customer. >> what's the rate tonight? >> $199 dollars. >> aren't they formally like 50. >> $62. >> state investigators received a complaint and showed up and receiving a legal action. >> i know that you're the manager here. we're looking for answers too. >> i don't know about the prices, but corporate sets the prices. >> do you think that raising the price by three times the night of a hurricane. >> days inn telling nbc news that we're troubled by the allegations because they do not reflect the brand value. this is franchised, so we do not manage the inventory and rates and will investigate. it's not just hotels. >> that's where we're seeing the price issues. >> the florida attorney generals
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people are going to social media and this one sharing $8.88 per gallon and another one $9.99 a gallon and this store selling bottle water for a whooping $30. >> is this illegal? >> absolutely. cannot raise prices whether it's a hotel room, fuel, commodity or generators. cannot raise prices and that's what these bad people are doing and it's hurting you are citizen in a time of need when they're the most vulnerable. >> no matter where you live we can all learn something from this. price gauging does happen and if you notice it happening during this storm or any other where you live, you want to call the state's attorney general office. they have people out responding in real time.
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we were able to get her family as the winds picks up get them a nice hotel for last night and to want. they have been able to ride the storm out safely with the young kids, and we're happy to report that and all is good. >> thank you. these bring out the best in people and the worst as well. well, the low country of south carolina may miss a direct hit. we got the mayor of charleston on the phone with us now. a lot of people are looking at south florida and saying that it was not that bad. you have a storm heading in your direction, does that make it more difficult? >> well, good morning matt and savannah. matt and savannah. thank you for having me on this morning. our hearts, by the way, and prayers go out to the folks that are feeling this storm right now down in florida. and those pictures from haiti and some of the islands, i mean we want to help those folks when we get through this ourselves. but, yes, we have potential for
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still, there is time for them to get out today and move inland and evacuate. folks who haven't left yet. but we have a confluence, a triple threat of high tide, storm surge and torrential rain that will surely lead to flooding here in the low country. >> and mr. mayor, not to bring up bad memories, but you guys had some severe flooding in your city just a year or so ago. what did you learn during that event that helps you prepare for this one? >> well, we need to have rescue equipment and boats and inflatables available and we have that equipment now. we've also learned to take better care in cleaning ditches and storm drains, and just be ready to help water flow as well as we can. but we've also learned in certain areas, just to move people to higher ground. and in some neighborhoods, we've
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door, knocking on doors, urging folks to get out and evacuate and move to higher ground. >> are you finding that people are heeding that warning, sir? >> yes, ma'am. yes, ma'am. and today folks are still leaving and we still have buses picking up citizens and taking them to shelters that we have available in the higher ground of the county. >> mr. mayor, we're thinking about you and the people in your region. we thank you for taking time on a really busy morning. >> but after this storm, come sunday, things are going to be bright and sunny again in i can tell you that. >> beautiful city. >> thank you for the invitation. we'll be covering hurricane matthew throughout the morning. just ahead though, we'll take a little bit of a turn. al will go one-on-one with the first lady. and laura prepon is stopping by. she's in "the girl on the train." but first your local news and
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>> reporter: chance for rain out of forecast in las vegas there is a chance for showers in mount charlton and south of las vegas laughlin included in that. we had a mess on the 95 for hours as we speak there goes tow truck hauling the vehicle out of the way. cleared just now. that is good news the delay remains so we got a very heavy flow of traffic here inbound from eastern avenue it is improving as we go it i commute and should be clear by 9:00. on i-15 rush hour it is slow and take you time from craig to the spaghetti bowl. >> kim: i like the good vibes. tom, thank you. local district leaders had it with the clown craze we have been cover itting. it is invaded us locally lovett middle school yesterday someone had a clown face on scared the
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in a stampede situation and electronics got damages a phone or i-pad or behalf. we have that going on and it is just another reminder out there this is not fun it is not funny
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8:30 now on this thursday morning. it's been a busy morning with storm coverage but we have a great crowd out on our plaza as we continue to think about those folks in the southeast dealing with hurricane matthew. coming up, white house green thumb. al's going to catch up with the
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she prepares for her final fall harvest at the white house kitchen garden. then, straight from the confines of litchfield penitentiary, "orange is the new black" star laura prepon is here, talking about her big onscreen role in "the girl on the train." we have the play by play for "sunday night football," chicken on a stick and, fellas, something called dude dip. >> but first, let's get a check of the weather, including hurricane matthew. >> that's right. we want to take a quick look and show you what's happening in your week ahead. here's how we shape up. again, we've got matthew on the southeast coast. heavy rain in the pacific northwest. showers in the southwest. plenty of sunshine through the gulf coast. then as we look into sunday -- sunday -- we're looking at that wet weather.
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look for heavy rain in the pacific northwest. got some nice folks here from chicago. what's your names? the gerber family. that would make themavee a fant. >> and that's your latest weather. of course, "sunday night football" night in america, it is going to be a good one. the new york giants are heading
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the packers. good weather for you tailgating. clear, mild, 54 degrees. that's sunday night, "football night in america". >> announcer: this "sunday night football" weather is brought to you by verizon. introducing verizon lte advanced. powering america's largest and fastest 4g lt e! network ever. better matters. >> all right. you had a busy thursday. you were in the weather center tracking hurricane matthew and you found time to take a trip to the white house for the "today's garden" series. >> thursday marked the end of an era at the obama white house. final fall harvest in the kitchen garden. the first lady started it as her
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kids. we talked to her about that in this bittersweet final phase. ?? >> reporter: from seed to sprout, it's full season for this garden on the go. our 1952 dodge pick-up truck is back where it all began. >> i don't think anyone would mind if i park here. >> reporter: at 1600 pennsylvania avenue celebrating the first lady's final fall harvest at the white house kitchen a salute to let's move, michelle obama's initiative dedicated to encouraging children and families to make healthier choices through food and exercise. >> how has this garden changed the way you look at food? >> what i tell kids is, food is fuel in some very fundamental ways. because i know that i feel differently. i perform differently given what i. you the in my body. it's really done a lot to make
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>> who's the better cook in the house? you or mr. obama? >> you know, now he would argue that he's better at everything. but i was the person who cooked the most. i was the family's cook. so i definitely have more tricks up my sleeves. >> this is exciting! you guys ready? >> reporter: the first lady planting and harvesting this 1,500 square foot plot since 2009. through the work of let's move, 11 million children attend schools where they strive to make an hour of physical country, 50 million kids have access to healthier meals and snacks. >> let's move really has literally, no pun intended, become a movement. >> now you've got fast food restaurants that serve salad. you've got skim milk and apples in kids' meals. so we're seeing this cultural shift and i think that let's move around all the partners,
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reshaping the way we think about what we eat and how we move. and i'm proud of that. >> what would be your advice to the next first lady or first gentleman who's going to reside here? >> in the words of sasha obama, i'd say, do you. i would just urge the next person coming in to this role to make it your own. because it's believable when it comes from the deepest part of who you are. platform to make a lot of change. >> well, in honor of mrs. obama's initiative, we are presenting our garden goodies to edible schoolyard nyc. they've embraced the first lady's philosophy of healthy eating. we are with kids from ps-7 from east harlem. see everything in the truck back there? all the food -- you don't get
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give you guys all the stuff in the truck for your lunches and to take home. and there's even honey. i'm going to have you hold this because i'm an old man. i need a young, strapping guy like you to hold that. you really like eating healthy, right? >> yeah. >> how has it changed your way of eating? >> i changed my way of eating, first of all, whether i went to the kitchen, i didn't want to eat nothing. i didn't want to eat in i thought it tasted good. >> how many people are eating vegetables now that you didn't eat before? there you go. that's what we're talking about. there is even honey. they've got bees at the white house. pretty cool, huh? everyone make a bee sound. all right, we'll check in with you during the school year. this is all from mrs. obama who's very proud of you.
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9:00 hour. that vegetable pizza you saw earlier, we got the recipe on today.com/food. that was fantastic flat bread pizza. >> awesome. congrats, guys. those are presidential vegetables. >> flatbread pizza or dude dip? which one? >> i'm going with flatbread pizza. >> good answer. coming up next. the very busy laura prepon talks "the girl on the train" and but first, this is "today" on nbc. horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society.
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you posted another picture of the baby. >> it was a cute picture. >> facebook and drunk ex-wives do not make good friends. >> i got it. i got it. >> all right. i'll just get you to your room. rachel, you have to stop calling them. >> laura prepon, good mo saint. she puts up are rachel, the roomie, who's kind of a mess. >> i know. it is one of those things when is too much too much. when do you become -- when does it become enabling. >> yeah. >> so kathy is faced with some tough decisions when it comes to someone she cares about, someone who's so kind of obsessive about something. it is hard to watch your friends go through things like that. >> it is like this real-time unraveling. were you a fan of the book?
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scripts came across my desk and when i was filming "orange" season four is when i was approached about the movie. i immediately wanted to be part of it. when i heard taylor was directing it, then when i heard who the cast was, i was -- then the script was wonderful. i feel like we do a very good job and i feel like we do the book justice because the book was such a wonderful piece of material. and i feel like we did a really good job. as i understand, your schedule, you wrapped "orange is the new black," and then no vacation for you. four days later you were sloot shooting this. >> that's exactly what happened. we're used to that. but, yes, i am -- we filmed in new york so i was in new york for a pretty long time going right from the show to the movie. but it's a blessing. i mean to go from such an incredible cast of women that i work with every day on "orange is the new black," to then step
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blunt a few days later, it was truly magical. it really was. >> i think "orange is the new black" just got renewed for three seasons. so the travails of alice continue! what's she going to do no you? >> never a dull moment. let me tell you. we are filming right now. we're doing season five right now. the audiences will not be disappointed. there's us a -- our writers are incredible. >> you do in your spare time or what do you do for fun? in your case, apparently you hike mt. kilimanjaro. tell me about that. >> i did. i tend to just get myself into situations where before i know it, i'm like i didn't know anything about kilimanjaro. i didn't know that it was just under 20,000 feet. i didn't know about the training you needed to do. >> you have to acclamate yourself to the lack of oxygen. >> you do.
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i was doing my book tour right before -- i went to kill pin jar row a week and a half after i finished my book tour for "the stash plan" and all my friends were like, you need to train. i'm like, i know. what am i going to do? i got to oxygen tank that i could sleep in. like put in my bedroom. >> that sounds super fun. >> it was crazy. it was fully worth it. i highly suggest it. >> i'm sure it was amazing. can i recommend like a spa vacation? hang out in your like sweatpants ne meanwhile, next i want to hike very similar to everest space camp. clearly i need a challenge all the time. >> it's very impressive. i'm feeling kind of like a loser right now. >> i mean come on! you're going to have your hands full. >> yes, i will. that's true. laura prepon, such a pleasure to catch up with you. "the girl on the train" by our
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week. we're not eaten chicken on a stick every night. this is our greek seasonen, cajun seasonening, flour, pickles. whisk up some egg. then we have our skewers. these have been soaked. there's some tongs. first we're going to let all of this just swim in here for a little bit. then we'll end up skewering those. >> we say it every time, if you handle the raw chicken -- tongs? >> exactly. here's what it looks like. layer it like that. little pickle, little potato. >> when i -- delores franklin taught me how to fry. first thing she said was taste that flour. you have to. that's the only way that you can see if it's seasoned enough. that needs a little bit more
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not tasted it. you're going to have to taste the raw flour. we've got one that's in here now. just always know that when we're frying, doesn't matter what it is, it will rise to the top when it's ready. so that's our signal. >> you don't have to keep guessing and taking it out. >> you really don't. leave it in there. once it rises to the top. >> how long do you think that takes? >> for something like this that's skewered, just to be safe, ten minutes. >> our tasters are downstairs. fried chicken on front of them. >> it is so funny when you say it. it is fried chicken on a stick. it is chicken on a stick! >> do you like it? >> i'm knee-deep in dude dip right now. >> did any of you try the fried pickle? >> i did. >> how did that go? >> yummy. >> haven't tried it yet. >> this is the deal. let me just tell you something. those green bay packers with be they are not wearing that cheese hat because it is stylish. they're wearing it because they love some cheese. i mean i'm not talking about
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i'm talking about some good old american cheese. this dip i completely stole from my brother-in-law, who i adore. you start with an amazing cheese dip. we have our melted cheese. we're going to add some chilies. those are just canned chilies and tomatoes. mix that up really, really good. that's our base. >> can i throw the lipitor right in there or actually take it afterward. guys, how you liking the dude dip? >> i'm telling you! it is the most fun thing. it is tacky as it can possibly be. we only serve this during football season. never any other time. >> you go the that melted up real good. >> now we have ground beef. we're going to add a little bit of taco seasoning to this. make sure you drain this really, really well. we would hate to have any more fat in this dip. we do want to make sure that we really get that drained. now we're going do build. basically it is going to be an
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of cheese. it is fantastic. so we want to get it all mixed together. now look, you have to be really careful because we just want it to go in the middle. we got to keep that moat of cheese. now add our black beans on top. >> little diced tomatoes. >> exactly. some pico. nobody eats a this. it has to be a chip. keep layering it up. now we have our sour cream. and this is what we're going to eat while we watch the giants take over the packers. >> you like that. you came in strong at the end there. elizabeth, thank you. guys, downstairs, we'll go run about ten miles right now. we have these recipes and more at today.com/food. packers host the giants sunday night on nbc. coverage begins 7:00 eastern
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>> you've got the weather, you did the first lady interview. now you have birthdays. >> some smucker's jam on a triscuit. sweet, salty, love that. first up, happy 100th birthday to russell brown. this proud granddad is from austin, texas. world war ii veteran. we thank you for your service, sir. lizzy curry of orangeburg, south carolina, 100 years young. love that hat. she loves taking care of her farm animals. shows them off every year at the county fair. happy julia purol of detroit, michigan. frederick vaughn celebrating 100 years. every morning at 6:30 he sends each of his grandchildren an e-mail and loves using face time and he's teaching matt how to. viola brown, 100 years old, makes christmas cookies every
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bruce groherring. if you know somebody turning 100, head to today.com/celebrates. >> willie's here. >> willie! >> what you got? >> i just walked away from that dip. plan, is that stuff good! coming up on "sunday today," we'll talk obviously about the storm, talk about the town hall and the producer of adele, beyonce, u2, the list goes on and on, and he is always thinking about music. >> i think recording in the least suspecting places is oftentimes way more inspiring. just your bedroom, an apartment. a hotel. an airplane bathroom. >> we also cooked some steaks in his kitchen. he is a big chef as well. carson, you know this well.
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songs but he is producing a lot of the music that's at the top of the charts. a fun conversation coming up with him on sunday. >> he writes for so many other people. we hired him at "the voice" one of our seasons to help us out with the original music for our artists. he's prolific, to say the least. >> willie, thank you very much. i didn't see you loving that dip. i didn't see that coming. >> i >> kim: we hope tell be a fantastic friday. i'm kim wagner from the studios kelly has been hopping today not only covering our local forecast but matthew now a break from matthew as we focus on our weekend weather. >> we'll focus on weather at
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peaceful and nice. you are 59 degrees. bolder city 68. might want a sweat are as you head out now. the temperatures will be warming up. lots of sub. mid aches for highs similar conscience tomorrow but few more clouds. sunday 88. monday and tuesday a chance for rain out of the forecast. i think we could see showers and higher terrain and to the south it will get >> kim: kelly, thank you. next weeky know that we have a special session where a lot of our state law makers the look at looking a prostadium a reality. something that will be following here at station. jeff will be covering the special session for us. but this morning we are focusing on mayor carolyn goodmag of las vegaseen if they have a couple of cites identified she would
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this morning on "today's take," it is "freebie friday." we're giving away a big-ticket item. don't miss your chance to win. sandra bullock, rihanna and anne hathaway on the big screen. and a special friday performance of ""ghostbusters."" who you gonna call? >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall, and billy bush. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and welcome to "today" on this friday morning, october 7th. billy, along with sam ron and al. it is "freebie friday," folks. so stick around. we're giving away something very special, very big, and you can
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>> we tacked a lot on to friday here. "freebie friday," flashback friday. and ray parker jr. a lot of things on friday. any word with "f" in it. >> almost. >> no. no. >> almost all of them. but it is feel good friday. what makes you feel good today? what's got you feeling good? >> you know, i'm -- >> if you don't feel good, that's fine, too. >> i'm going apple picking. every yeaor years, lela and some of her school mates come up and we go apple picking. this will be the last year because they're going away to college. >> oh, my gosh! >> so this is their last year that they'll all be going out there to the hilltop orchard where they have some of the best apple cider doughnuts.
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>> not true. not true. we learned this in the kitchen. if you dip them in cold water with lemon juice, the apples stay a little longer. >> the apples do. but the doughnuts -- >> also the people don't stay that long. >> what part of doughnuts don't you get? >> i'm working on zblr. >> it's only if you cut the apple. >> are you feeling good this friday? >> are you feeling good? >> i feel great. >> why? >> just to hang out. i used to live in chicago for ten years. this is the first time i've gone back in years where i didn't have to work. i get to hang out in chicago. >> nice. >> restaurants and the whole thing there. >> bunch of new restaurants opened up. >> listen. we live in new york and new york is a phenomenal restaurant in town but i'm going to start a war.
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>> they do. because i'm an eating machine and i love food. you know this. and i have lived here now ten years. chicago ten years. i know i'm going to probably get jumped on my way to laguardia, but chicago is the best food! >> here is the deal. here's what i would say. i would say that the level of food at restaurants across this country -- >> yeah. >> -- have risen immeasur. we were in cleveland for the republican national convention. i went out to this restaurant, your old neck of the woods. >> shaker heights. >> shaker heights. i can't remember the restaurant, amazing. pittsburgh -- >> nashville, tennessee, i'm going to throw in there. >> minneapolis. >> throw it in there! >> oh, my gosh. >> people are going farm to table. you were just with the first lady of the united states. that was your top-secret mission.
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it is her last harvest of the white house kitchen garden. >> what's in this harvest? >>onions, okra. potus showed up. alonso morning there. >> i did not drive the orange truck. >> i did not. >> 1952 dodge pick-up truck. man! >> honestly, i can't think of anyone that comes ahead of you on the list to get the truck. you might have to -- >> mrs. obama wanted the truck. >> it's her, then you. what are you feeling good about this friday? >> i had -- i went out to have a martini with a friend last night and i went for the second martini and i feel pretty good actually today. >> i thought you were going to say you didn't have it so you felt good. >> normally i wouldn't, but the second martini -- >> what time? about what time of the night? >> like 8:00.
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>> dirty martini? >> no. just a -- just a straight -- >> olives? onions? >> olive on the top. i don't play around. >> how did james bond? >> shaken, not stirred. >> always feel free to tweet us, go on our facebook page which we rarely talk about anymore. we were like soliciting every day for would-be followers. let us know what you're feeling good about. we've got halloween cg feel pretty good. lot of bob ross costumes this year. marilyn monroe -- mom's the red carpet. >> that's interesting. >> daughter is marilyn, right? >> i've been on tv 25 years. i've never seen that. that's solid. i was going to guess honey boo-boo.
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go! >> carolyn and her son, foster, ray from "ghostbusters." and what a good day to be ray from "ghostbusters." >> because we've got ray parker jr. here for flashback friday. >> courtney, the last one, a real life cabbage patch doll. oh, my gosh. >> that is sweet. >> it's stunning! >> holy mackerel. >> which is the doll? which is the child? i can't tell. look at her -- her eyes are >> another remake is coming. mark your calendar. june 8, 2018, the release of the rebooted "oceans 8" with an all-female cast. sandra bullock, cate blanchett, rihanna, anne hathaway. sara paulson. >> just leave that up for a
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>> wow! would you like to get ripped off by that group? >> absolutely. clooney ripped off sinatra. >> yeah. that's the reboot. this is the reboot of the reboot. >> who was the original "oceans"? >> when you say "rip off" -- like the rat pack. >> when do the men get to remake the big female films? "steel magnolias" with an all-male -- >> why movies? >> i want a male cast of a great female film. what can we do zbh. >> i don't -- i don't want to. stay in your lane. >> "eat, pray, love," is now "eat, drink, sleep"? >> no. hallie barry is speaking out
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back now, more of "today's take" on this friday. halle berry notoriously protective of her children in the public eye. she posted instagram, cropping out her children's faces. you see a chin on one, and the other. a commenter calder had out for not showing the full photo and halle handled it with class. "i try to find creative ways to incorporate them into my feed because they are the biggest part of my life, but i also work very hard to keep their identities as private as i can considering they are only children. it is my belief and i'm not criticizing others who have different beliefs. it is my job as their mom to protect their privacy as best i
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of age and they want to share their images on the internet, that will be for them to decide, not me. feel me? have a beautiful day. >> we were at global citizen festival a couple of weeks ago. one of our colleagues was there. her daughter is just adorable. she's about 7 years old. she says, i don't put her face on any of my social media -- like that's her role. she said she's not old enough to get a it was interesting the line that different parents. neither is right or wrong. it is your choice. >> mine are older. 11 is my youngest, about to be 12. so 12, 15, 18. they are on there. i have rules about them being on there. lot of their friends have these like bikini shots. i'm like you're 15! what are you doing with that sexy photo? we have a rule on that. don't have people look at you
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first. >> do you look at their friends' social media like -- >> oh, all the time. i look at their friends' social media. i take a picture of it. i send it to my wife and i say, what is going on over there at the joneses? what is happening over here? and they're super like edited, pouty, like you can see that they'll doctor the waist and things. sad. >> yikes. >> one more question. do you then bring it up to that kid's parent? do you say, hey -- >> like how do you do don't know if you noticed sara's instagram is a little -- >> i've had that with some of my siblings and their kids and my siblings with my kids. we've each kind of said, hey, you might want to look at this. because -- and i appreciate it. >> i just realized how i'm going to do it. >> what? >> so if i'm talking to a guy whose daughter is putting up a cheeky picture, i would say -- talk about someone else. say can you believe this girl?
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girl's instagram. can you believe he never checks her instagram? then later on i've planted the seed, he's got a fertile mind. he says, i don't think i do either. >> i'm more direct. i like direct. i would say, hey, listen. i don't know if you saw it, i've been looking at my kid's thing and i noticed that sara had a picture up. did you see it? >> i don't think so. comes off judgy. i don't want to be judgy. people get very sensitive about that. >> you know what? i think it is individual. if y relationship with them, you say, hey -- >> good point. >> but if somebody -- >> these are the things you guys have to think of as parents. in like 1950 -- >> then you go to parent night at school, and you say, can you believe their daughter? >> you don't do that. can you believe the cubs are going to win the world series? >> i believe -- >> we've got to break the curse. >> i don't believe there is a curse. >> there is a curse. >> you speak about the 1945
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to the game and in the fourth inning he was thrown out because his billy goat stunk, named murphy. and he said, these cubs, they ain't gonna win no more. and he walked out. he said it exactly like that. >> just like that. >> he walked out, he laid the curse. they haven't been in the world series since. >> when i lived there people did all of these rituals. there were these two nuns who never missed a . remember the fan leaped over and grabbed the ball and like ran out of town after that? i think it's over. >> it would be great -- i think cleveland has a good shot. >> cleveland had the nba. give chicago -- >> this is the year -- >> of cleveland? >> this is cleveland's year. browns, indians -- >> a successful rnc. >> are you saying cleveland-chicago?
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cleveland-chicago. >> i think chicago is going to go all the way. i think they got that magic team, the boy wonder who won it for the red sox, theo epstein. when he was 28 years old as the general manager of the red sox. and the big pitcher, john lester. he was 3-0 in the world series for the red sox. >> i'm going to chicago tonight. what's the name? theo. i need to know who i'm screaming for. >> our thoughts a with all the folks along the southeastern atlantic coast with matthew which is just pummelling that area. southern florida, not so badly. but as it is moving north now, geography starts to work its way in and now we're going to start to see more worries about storm surge. 45 miles north-northeast of cape canaveral. still category 3. 120-mile-per-hour winds. the path is around daytona,
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savannah. by early tomorrow morning, a category 2 storm. then comes back as a tropical storm by wednesday threatening the bahamas. it could threaten florida. so the impacts we are looking for 7 to 11-foot storm surge, 15 inches of rain from florida to the carolinas today. tonight, carolinas, hurricane-force winds, more storm surge, again, about 7 to 11 feet. that's where we're going to be watching, especially from melbourne to savannah. that's a big danger.
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us from country superstar and all-around amazing guy. >> this is "freebie friday" meets feel-good friday. blake gave us two pairs of tickets to his show tonight at the barclay center in brooklyn. >> you said "tonight" why? >> he says tonight. >> ever since i met gwen, i've never been so happy in my life. >> love them as a couple. let me tell you. that is one cute couple. >> there's a wild crowd o they're telling me that i'm going first. i would always say ladies first. but there is a reason, i think. >> here we go, here we go, here we go. >> woo!
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are we okay to leave the husbands at home? that was legit. don't take no -- don't say it! your tickets to blake shelton! >> when you get here? >> we came in wednesday. >> wednesday. >> yeah. we had a trip we were supposed to come today but we got here on wednesday. >> well, people in florida. you got out. enjoy yourself because there is a lot to do when you get back home. >> and we're going to al roker. he's in the studio. al, what do you have? >> that's right. tamron, we've got something for all of our friends at home. blake gave us four autographed copies of his cd. for a chance to win one, we want you to visit our facebook page
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>> hi there, 9:26, i am dana wagner here at news 3. what we have been talking a lot about the hurricane on the states, kelly, how is our weather? >> it is fantastic. temperatures close to normal. laughlin 90, boulder city, high of 82?. getting into the afternoon, las vegas sunny, 84. beautiful day for us. this weekend few more clouds starting to build in, mostly
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temperature sunday. overnight lows, upper 60ses. temperatures flirting with the 90? mark, monday and tuesday. partly sunny skies columbus day at least for las vegas. chance of shower activity down near laughlin and into maw hau vi. >> kelly,nk sunny. tim kaine waking up in las vegas today. he was in town for a rally last night talking to a local union. of course he is running for vice president on the democratic side. jim snider had the chance to talk to donald trump asking him about yucca mountain and donald trump said he hasn't formed an opinion.
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welcome back to "today's take." autumn has arrived. it means it is time for some of the best veggies of the season. if you're looking for some new side dishes, we have some ideas your kids will vegetable and by doing what you do, bring out its natural nuttiness and sweetness. i think people are going to be really surprised. >> yeah. we're doing some really interesting vegetable side dishes today. chefs around the world are taking vegetables to a new level. we'll show you how to do that in the home super easy. start with brussels. >> i love them. my kids love them. >> brussels can have a bad rap. >> because they boil them and
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>> exactly. depending on the size, you can cut them in half. that way the flat side gets nice and crispy when it caramelizes. i'm just going to toss these with a little bit of olive oil. add some salt and pepper. i like to be really generous. we'll stick these in the oven at 400 degrees on high heat to bring out all of the natural sugars. while those are roasting, we're going to make the topping which is a p it sounds fancy but it is actually really easy. we are taking pure pomegranate juice, put a little bit of maple in it and we'll cook it down until it is nice and syrupy. thank you so much. it will boil down and get really thick and sweet. then we have this. >> drizzle on top. >> it is kind of like a glaze. i like to do a nice little drizzle. these are great for kids. they almost taste like candy because they're really sweet.
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delicious. i like to do a little almond on top. use any nut. gives it a nice crunch. moving over here, we're doing a -- >> what? what? >> you should see my plate. >> little butter nut squash? >> oh, my gosh, so good. >> we're doing butternut when these come out we'll use a caramelized onion to add some nice flavor. our onions have been caramelizing for 10, 15 minutes. then you can go ahead, we're going to add a little kick of maple and some red pepper to take it up a notch. we'll have some nice spice. those get really nice and syrupy. these are like vegetables that are much more fun than like a steamed vegetable. >> they're sweet. >> this is really good. the caramelized makes it.
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can make veggies tasty that everyone will enjoy. >> you'll basically put that in the food processor and puree it. >> we give it a couple pulses. i like to keep it a little bit chunky so it has some texture. we can each make one. >> this is the best thing i've ever had. >> on the side, we have roasted cauliflower. it is spectacular, whole roasted cauliflower. >> it has lemon and maple. i'm topping this with some fresh mint. this is great for like game day, for a dinner party. super easy. no dairy. all vegan. >> this sunday, on "sunday night football," when you watch the giants taking on the packers. we also want to give a shout out to one of our food club members. shannon emery from battleground, washington, made this dish of
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for these recipes, go to today.com/food. coming up next -- this is what makes me happy on a friday! flashback friday. the man behind one of the most iconic movie theme songs of all-time. who you gonna call? ray parker, jr.
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it's got to be one of the most iconic movie theme songs of all time. "ghostbusters," grammy award winner, ray parker jr. >> ray's going to treat us to a flashback friday performance of the original song in a moment. but first we want to catch up with ray as "ghostbusters" set to release on dvd october 11. hey, guys, good morning. we got fans in the building. we got your super fan here. exciting. the idea -- first of all, it's like this song has never gone away. >> it is the greatest song ever written, i would dare say. >> it is the reason probably for the movie. >> we just made the movie to have something to put the song to. >> ray, do you ever get tired of doing the song? >> no. >> good! good! >> it's like holding a lotto ticket. >> what's the back story behind
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few days to write the music. but i wrote the lyrics in like 15 minutes. the messenger was standing outside the door. i had absolutely nothing. i had a u-87 mike. i just kept playing so the guy couldn't open the door. i just kind of -- now they call it freestyle. i just kind of freestyled the whole thing. that was it. >> you didn't know that? >> i did not know that. it's always something new. >> what was interesting, morning. "i like the way you said, i'm afraid. he said "i ain't fraid no --" he's from montreal. he said whatever it is you're talking about, i like it. i didn't even know what he was talking about. >> the reboot, "ghostbusters," out on dvd, blu-ray. >> yeah. october 11.
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what's exciting about the dvd in blu-ray is that we have hours of extras. we have an extended cut that's 15 seconds -- 15 seconds longer -- 15 minutes longer. >> well, here we go. we're going to get one more time, ray parker, jr., the classic "ghostbusters." >> woo! ?? ? it's something strange in the neighborhood ? ? who you gonna call ghostbusters ? ? something weird and it don't look good tell me who you gone that call ? ? ghostbusters ? ??
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? i ain't 'fraid of no ghost ?? ?? ? if you seeing things running through your head ? ? who can you call ghostbusters ? ? who you gonna call ghostbusters ? ? ?? ? i ain't 'fraid of no ghost ? ? i ain't 'fraid of no ghost ? ? who you gonna call ? ? ghostbusters ?
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the phone who ow gonna call ? ? ghostbusters ? ? say what louder ? ? ghostbusters ? ? who you gonna call ghostbusters ? ? you better call ghostbusters ?? >> woo! >> thank you! >> ray parker jr. wow! you guys are fantastic. i don't even know that i can do weather. but i guess i'm going to go do weather now. oh, man. can i get a playoff? can we do a little more while we're doing weather? >> few bars. >> come on, here we go. ?? >> yeah. it's your "weekend outlook." if you've got some rain around
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busters ?? >> we are talking about hurricane matthew along the mid-atlantic coast. hopefully that will get out of here pretty quickly. heavy rain in the pacific northwest on saturday. is under the rain hangs in there in the pacific northwest, showers in the southwest. we'll still have some residual rain along the southeastern and mid-atlantic coast. but then matthew gone for a while, at least. sunny skies from the great lakes all the way down to the gulf coast. that's what's g going oave a fa.
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weather. >> you're going to have surgery. >> i would love to have one but, unfortunately, i have to have a little medical test this afternoon so i can't have any bacon. >> al's going to have knee surgery so he's going to be leaving us for a while. al, these are two walkie talkies. now when you want something -- first, if you meet a new friend in the hospital, you can play walkie talkies with them. but also when you get home, you can like call the family when you need stuff, drive them crazy. in fact, courtney is on >> hi, old man. >> that's my girl! >> i love it! >> so funny! >> she's the best ever. we've got one more thing for you. ready? one, two, three -- hit it! ? we wish you well we wish you well al ?? >> thank you. thank you. yes! a send-off from ray parker jr.
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best actor, starring now as a mexican immigrant crossing the border to be with his son once again in america only to be hunted by a vigilante along the way. good morning. >> good morning. >> nice to see you. i got to tell you, i watched the movie. deeply moving. it is very suspenseful. it is heart-wrenching. violent at times. anls you're an executive producer on this film. what are your hopes for this movie? >> well, we've been -- i mean in different ways we've been dealing with this subject, this phenomenon of migration. each in our way we've been doing stuff about it. i did short film, documentaries, we did a documentary all
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migration, especially between the border between central america and mexico and mexico and the united states. and when they came up with this project to me, it felt like, okay, man, we have to do this but we have to do it now. we're running late. you know? >> could it change hearts in america, especially along that border? a vigilante is played by jeffrey d. mogan who is pure evil. are thevi >> it is a very plausible thing that can happen, of course. especially the timely reason is because there is such an elevation throughout world, not only in if the united states but throughout the world, of hate speech. you know? and of demonization and hate towards the immigrants in general. >> but joel schumacher did with collin farrell in a phone booth you did in the desert.
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heart-wrenching and well done. you are teaming up also for "zoro." >> it is going to be fun to do it. right now when i think about it, anything can happen. >> thank you. this is "today" on nbc.
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how do we measure greatness in america? the height of our skyscrapers? the size of our bank accounts? no. it's measured by what we do for our children. the values we pass on. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families and it will be my mission to build a country where our children can rise as high as their dreams and hard work take them. that means good schools for every child in every zip code. not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that lets them start a family of their own. we face big challenges, but we can solve them the same way families do. working together. respecting one another. and never giving up. i want our success to be measured by theirs. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. it's hard to believe it's been 37 years since we saw mindy cohn on the hit sitcom, "facts of life." >> from there, mindy's had an impressive voice career playing the character thelma in the loved "scooby-doo" series.
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gushing over you. everything about you we love. your career -- >> bring it! >> i hear we won't love your cooking. is that true? >> it's so not true. can we just talk about how great i am? >> in the end you wind up good. >> i learned some good skills. it is called making television and entertaining america. i'm a giver. >> lucille ball ran into her in what did she say? >> i love that you know that story. it touches me. >> what did she say? >> you and mindy, tooty, you are the funniest people on television. you make me laugh. i bounced back. >> as velma. >> i always thought velma was the hot one, myself. >> we take it. we take it. can i do a "today" show
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live hey, everybody. welcome to friday, october 7, 2016. billsy in nor kathie lee. we want to let everybody in the path of the storm know that our thoughts and prayer, with you as you go through this difficult time. >> absolutely. >> billy, that song we're listening to right there. >> train. >> do we love train? >> we really do. >> me, too. >> a voice, very powerful. can get through anything. big show today. a lot of action.

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