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good morning. breaking news. sandy pummels cuba as a powerful category 2 hurricane as storm warnings are extended along the florida coast. is a more dangerous scenario brewing that could threaten people up and down the east coast? nbc news exclusive, brian williams on the campaign trail with president obama. behind the scenes at rallies and on air force one. this morning, rare access with the countdown to the election now at 12 days. and -- >> mr. malveaux, i want to confirm you understand we are recording this phone conversation. >> one of the d.c. area snipers
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speaks out about his crimes, insanity, and solitary confinement. >> i wouldn't wish it on anyone. i wouldn't wish this on anyone. >> lee boyd malveaux with surprising revelations and a shocking new allegation in what he says will be his final interview "today," thursday, october 25th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television and good morning. welcome to "today" on a busy thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. hurricane sandy made landfall, wind gusts of about 114 miles an hour. >> that storm is being blamed on at least two deaths in the caribbean. and as we said, forecasters are worried about a scenario that could pose big trouble for much
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of the east coast. al's been studying the latest models, and we'll get to his forecast straight ahead. also ahead, an arrest made in colorado in the murder of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. the suspect only 17 years old. and his own mother may have played a role in turning him in. we'll have more on that story. all right. and then tom cruise has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the publisher of two tabloid magazines that claimed he abandoned his daughter suri following his divorce from katie holmes. we're going to hear from his lawyer. and we're going to have rare treasures from the royal family in hollywood in our studio. judy garland's "wizard of oz" dress, prince charles and diana's wedding cake and other incredible items. >> don't try to eat it either, it'll make the price go down. they're all up for auction as well as marilyn monroe's birthday serenade to john f. kennedy in color and from a different angle. a closer look coming up. but we want to begin with
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the latest on hurricane sandy. al's upstairs tracking the storm. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah, and here's a storm, a powerful storm, a category 2, dangerous storm 440 miles southeast of miami, florida. 105-mile-per-hour winds, picking up speed moving north at 18 miles per hour. you can already see rain bands making their way into southern florida. here's what we have watches and warnings wise, we are expecting to see hurricane warnings right now throughout -- just about the entire bahamas and eastern cuba. we also have tropical storm warnings now up for a good portion of the eastern florida coast from key largo up to daytona beach with tropical storm watches back through the keys and up past north of daytona beach. the path of the storm, here's what we look for right now. basically staying a category 2 storm. but once it comes off of the cuba area, where it's gotten torn apart a little bit by the mountain there, it becomes a category 1 storm. saturday paralleling the
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southeastern coast. in the meantime causing big problems for the southern and eastern florida coast. now, here's where the computer models differ. and this is what we are concerned about. in yellow, the american computer model keeps it off the coast and eventually hooks it into new england. the european model which historically is the more accurate of the two long-range by sunday keeps it close to the east coast and then early on monday, brings it into the delmarva peninsula south of new jersey, which would be horrible for the northeast. because that brings the strongest quadrant of the storm, the northeastern quadrant along this megaopolis. we have to keep an eye on this because as we move into the weekend, the entire eastern sea board is in play and we'll continue to track it. >> al, we'll check in with you in a little while for more information. now to the presidential race and brian williams' exclusive access to president obama on the campaign trail. they started out in iowa on wednesday, from there it was on
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to colorado, los angeles, and a quick stop in las vegas before an overnight flight to florida where the president is beginning his day. brian just got off air force one, he's with us now by phone. brian, good morning to you. >> matt, good morning, we're hanging on for dear life and a quick-moving motorcade. we barely left the airport grounds a few minutes ago. no one on air force one can remember when the president did this last on a domestic trip choosing to get his night's sleep. and it was very few hours coming west to east, but miles to go before he sleeps again. he's got florida, virginia, illinois, ohio just today. and yesterday during one of our conversations, we asked him how he finds himself in exactly this position in this campaign. >> how is it with, what, 13 days to go? you're fighting for your life in
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a 47/47 race. >> well, actually, i think we always knew this was going to be a close race from the start. and what we have right now is a -- is a lead that we've maintained throughout this campaign. and we are just going to continue to drive home the message that there are two fundamentally different choices in this election about where we take the country. >> so after the excitement of '08, given the power of incumbency, you've got bin laden, you did not expect to be sitting on a more substantial race than we are as we sit here today. >> no, brian. listen, you guys have some short memories. folks in your business were writing me off a year ago. saying there's no way i would win. so these things go in ebbs and flows. and the one thing i try to be is steady in terms of what i believe in, who i'm fighting for. and i think that one of the qualities i bring to bear in this campaign is people see what did i say i was going to do in
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2008? and what have i delivered? and they can have some confidence that the things i say i mean. >> what's the dynamic like between you and mitt romney? >> oh, i think when you're candidates that you, and you haven't really interacted before, you can't say that you've got a real relationship there. >> so reports, especially just observations watching the two of you, you don't appear to like each other very much. you appear to tolerate each other because you have to. >> you know, i don't think that any relationship between me and mitt romney is different from previous presidential campaigns. john mccain i knew because i'd served with him in the senate. but i think if you look at george bush and john kerry, or george bush and al gore, first president bush and bill clinton, i don't think anybody would say that while you were in the middle of a campaign that you felt deep affection for the
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other guy because, you know, look, you're fighting for competing visions. but what i think the american people understand is that this is not about two individuals or even two political parties. this is about two different visions for the country and how we are going to make sure that every single person in america who is willing to work hard is going to have a shot at a better life. >> mr. president, on domestic politics, a recent poll, 4% of voters said they would like a first term like the second, 62% of voters said they would expect major changes in a second obama term. would you be prepared to enact truly major changes? >> well, brian, if you think about that question, i'd like to meet the 4%. we went through the worst crisis in our lifetimes. we had the stock market freeze up, tank, financial market freeze up, small businesses couldn't get financing.
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we lost 800,000 jobs the month that i took office. so, of course people want to make sure we continue with the progress that we've started to see with the housing market finally starting to strengthen, with the auto industry back, with job growth over the last 31 months actually outpacing the previous recovery. and the plan that i've put forward with education with making college and job training accessible to people, to ensure our manufacturing base is right back here in the united states as opposed to overseas, building on the work we've done, not only increasing oil and gas production, but also clean energy, making sure we're putting americans back to work including our veterans, rebuilding roads and bridges. all those things are designed to ensure we have more robust growth in the future. >> reporter: and matt, we're back live now, miracle of television, we're inside a
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krispy kreme donut shop. the whole campaign came to a halt, one of these thoroughly planned and unscheduled stops is underway. the president is going to have coffee and a donut. we'll have coverage tonight on "nightly news," was most of it on tonight's broadcast of "rock center." >> did the motorcade stop because you were hungry or the president was hungry? >> reporter: you know, they didn't ask me. they've never had this many machine guns inside or adjacent to a krispy kreme in modern times. >> brian, thanks very much. >> all right, matt, thank you very much. governor romney is on a campaign blitz of his own making stops in three states on wednesday. peter alexander is traveling with the romney campaign, finding himself in cincinnati, ohio, this morning. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: a vsavannah, good morning to you. mitt romney's going to focus on
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a single state, that is right here in ohio. yesterday in iowa, he was particularly optimistic declaring to the audience there that we are going to win. he's been sort of shifting his target audience focusing on the potential impact of president obama having four more years on families, trying to court women voters. also clint eastwood who got mixed reviews for that conversation with an empty chair during the republican convention last month is back promoting the candidacy in a new ad paid by bush strategist karl rove's super pac. take a look. >> someone doesn't get the job done, you've got to hold them accountable. obama's second term would be a rerun of the first and our country couldn't survive that. we need someone to turn it around fast and that man is mitt romney. there's not a lot of time left and the future of our country is at stake. >> reporter: and despite heavy criticism from the obama campaign about comments, controversial comments made by republican senate candidate
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richard murdoch of indiana about rape and abortion, governor romney largely ignored that topic yesterday. savannah, his campaign says he does not share those beliefs, he disagrees with them, but said it will not ask murdoch to pull ads that endorse him. >> now through election day, nbcnews.com will be live streaming all of the campaign events for both candidates. so you can see them on the stump. all right. meanwhile, you've probably heard by now that donald trump offered to donate $5 million to a charity of president obama's choosing if the president revealed certain documents. jay leno asked the president about that last night. >> now, i've got to ask you about this. what's this thing with trump and you? it's like me and letterman, what has he got against you? i don't get it. >> this all dates back to when we were growing up together in kenya.
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>> president at least able to keep a sense of humor about it. we're going to have more on that donald trump offer with "today's" professionals later on. natalie morales over at the news desk. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah and matt, good morning, everyone. an arrest in the death of the 10-year-old colorado schoolgirl, jessica ridgeway. he appears in court in connection with the girl's death. ridgeway disappeared earlier this month, her body found five days later. officials say sigg will also face charges in the attempted kidnapping of a 22-year-old jogger back in may. we'll have more on this coming up shortly. federal prosecutors have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against bank of america for selling defective mortgages to fannie mae and freddie mac. for more on how this could impact markets today, let's check in with courtney reagan at the new york stock exchange. good morning, courtney. >> good morning. bank of america is accused of
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selling risky loans to fannie mae and freddie mac. while presenting them as safe and sound. now, this is the first lawsuit brought by the department of justice when it comes to civil fraud mortgage lawsuits against the big mortgage financier. so we're going to watch this very carefully as it moves forward. but meantime, tech is going to be a major focus today. apple releases the latest earnings two days after unveiling the mini ipad, and microsoft debuts windows 8, plus a tablet of its own. >> courtney reagan, thanks. a person of interest has been arrested in connection with the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy in benghazi, libya, that killed chris stevens and three other americans. the man is being held by authorities. a second suspect has been reportedly been killed in cairo. this as e-mail traffic between
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the white house and state department within hours of the attack show they were aware that an islamist militant group was claiming responsibility. hillary clinton responded that facebook postings could not be used as evidence in those early chaotic hours. the family of wounded pakistani girl malala traveled to her hospital bedside in england today. she's recovering there after being shot in the head by taliban militants for her outspoken advocacy of girls' education in her native pakistan. her medical team says she is comfortable and responding well to treatment. kennedy cousin michael scaco has lost his bid for parole, convicted for the murder of his neighbor. he is serving 20 years to life. the head of the parole board said it was odd for him to ask for early release while still proclaiming his innocence. on to the world series now. and game one went to the san francisco giants.
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beating the detroit tigers 8-3, the titan among the giants, pablo sandoval hit three home runs for san francisco, making him one of four players to ever do so in a world series game. joining an elite club, babe ruth, reggie jackson, albert pujols. what a game opener. >> that is a good way to start. congratulations to him. >> and natalie, very sports center-like. >> i try my best here, al. >> mr. roker, you look dashing today. >> thank you. >> you're going hurricane casual. >> not yet. but probably this weekend. let's show you what we've got. there is other stuff going on besides sandy, behind this front. showers and thunderstorms throughout the upper mississippi river valley. colder air filtering in, denver's already picked up 1 to 3 inches of snow. and then we've got high pressure out over the pacific, low pressure over mexico. between the two, that's going to set up santa ana winds, very
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gusty conditions, and that could make for some fire danger, extreme fire danger throughout parts of southern california. that's what'ia >> good morning. the winds have shifted to the east. clouds will break up this afternoon and it will still be relatively mild, high near 72. and that's your latest weather. matt? >> all right, al, thank you very much. now to colorado and more on that startling arrest in the kidnapping and murder of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. a 17-year-old is behind bars and will be charged in connection with that case. this morning, miguel almaguer is in golden, colorado.
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>> reporter: detectives say the suspect is a local boy, a teenager accused and responsible for a horrific crime that rocked this community. >> reporter: police say the suspect is 17-year-old austin sigg, a teenager accused of kidnapping and murdering 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. she disappeared october 5th. the fifth grader last seen walking to school, her dismembered body discovered days later in a rural open space. >> we can't give you a lot of information. affidavits in this case have been sealed. that's under a court order. so i'm precluded from giving too much detail. >> reporter: arrested tuesday night after what police called a tip, nbc denver affiliate kusa reports sigg's own mother called investigators. i made the phone call and he turned himself in. that's all i have to say, mindy sigg told the "associated press."
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kusa reports sigg was interrogated for six hours telling detectives, quote, specific details about the crime that only someone intimately involved would know. all day wednesday, investigators were spotted inside sigg's family home just a mile and a half from jessica ridgeway's house. inside, law enforcement sources reportedly say they found human remains. meantime, at standley lake high school, classmates say he collected knives and swords and described him as a brilliant student. >> he was smart as all can be. he knew what he was doing, he had good grades, he was intelligent. >> friends say sigg was active in online gaming. before his arrest, sigg was enrolled in community college where friends say he was fascinated with mortuary science. he won second place in the crime scene investigation division at a state conference. megan barker was sigg's lab
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partner in forensic science and said sigg was interested in how bodies decomposed. >> he was a really nice kid. he would help us with our projects, help the teacher with the computer. he was friendly. >> police have linked sigg to an atem attempted kidnapping on a running trail not far from his home. they say he attacked a female jogger on memorial day, the victim saying the suspect tried to cover her face with a chemical-soaked rag. police call sigg's arrest the start of justice for jessica. but for the little girl's family and this community, there may never be peace. >> it was so close to home. and he was just right over there. this is really scary. >> reporter: austin sigg is expected in front of a judge at 8:00 a.m. local time. he'll be in juvenile court, but prosecutors tell nbc news they have every intent on trying him
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as an adult. matt? >> miguel almaguer on this story for us, thank you very much. just ahead, an exclusive interview with lee boyd malvo ten years after the deadly random attacks. what he's revealing about his crimes and his accomplice for the first time. but first, this is "today" on nbc. mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending
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service as a condition of the plea deal. let's get a check of the morning commute. major problem 695. >> it has kind of been like that all week. accident west side right at security boulevard, blocking the off ramp from the outer loop to security. we are down to 50 miles an hour as a result. plan for extra time. -- down to 59 miles another as a result. plan for extra time. delays falling into place on 7 it. route 1 shot down business park with at kitcat wrote on elkridge due to a series early morning accident. 295 delays southbound and northbound 11 miles an hour or, acts and and at 197. lords -- not bad here, but as we switch over a mess on the west side. tony, over to you. >> you can save a low clouds and fog on the traffic cameras. that is whether we will start with. it will get better this afternoon.
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a little murky but mild. 59 in randallstown. upper 50's near the pending a line. once we start with the low clouds and fog and sunshine has a chance to work in the hemisphere, temperatures will jump to the low 70's later today. still above average but not as warm as yesterday. quiet tomorrow and saturday and early next week depends on what sandy decides to do. many of the computer models ticket to mid-atlantic and others off shore. others off shore. i the way it will
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♪ happy birthday to you ♪ happy birthday mr. president >> it's an iconic moment, marilyn monroe's 1962 birthday song to then president john f. kennedy. now a never-before-seen view in color. and that footage is going up for auction along with some other iconic items in our studio this morning, including dorothy's dress from "the wizard of oz." yes, i say dorothy. savannah says dorothy. she's been criticizing me. let's take this to the great and powerful oz. so oz, what is it? dorothy or dorothy?
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>> dorothy. >> thank you. >> dorothy. >> thank you, dr. oz. your wisdom knows know bounds. great and powerful oz. >> yeah. don't trust a man behind that curtain. well, also ahead, tom cruise's lawyers speaking out about the actor's $50 million lawsuit against the publisher of two magazines that claimed he abandoned his daughter suri. and then pippa middleton's new party planning book is out today. how are the critics receiving it? we're going to go live from london. we begin this half hour with our exclusive and very revealing interview with lee boyd malvo, the now 27-year-old was convicted of killing ten people in the d.c. sniper shootings ten years ago. we spoke to him by phone on wednesday from the maximum security prison in virginia where he's now serving a life sentence. >> i'm shaking now. i don't want to be here. >> it was a horrifying and random killing spree that gripped the nation. >> what appears to be home-grown
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terror. >> over three weeks in october of 2002, the beltway snipers killed without warning in broad daylight at gas stations, on front lawns, in parking lots, targets selected at random and assassinated with a single bullet from a high-powered rifle. >> anywhere you are, you never know if someone's going to drive by and bang, that's it. >> after three weeks of panic, police caught the two snipers sleeping in their blue sedan. >> 41-year-old john allen mohammed and his 17-year-old accomplice lee boyd malvo were arrested and eventually convicted. mohammed put to death by lethal injection in 2009, malvo is serving a life sentence in a virginia state prison without parole. we spoke by phone on wednesday. >> it was october 24th, 2002, when you were arrested. let me begin there and go back. what's your most vivid memory of that day. >> it's being violently woken out of my sleep. i was asleep.
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and within a matter of five seconds, i was in a -- i was in custody. >> do you remember your mind set? >> my thought process immediately went into trying to figure out where i was, whose custody i was in, and what steps i should take from there. in the sense that i was intent on protecting mr. mohammed as best as i could. >> you're saying at that moment you had lost all sense of self? as those police officers arrested you, most people would've thought, well, this is probably going to mean i'm going to spend the rest of my life in jail or i'm going to be executed. those thoughts didn't immediately cross your mind? >> no. i mean, because at that point in time to a certain extent, i was already dead. and that death, per se, is not what i feared the most. i feared letting him down more than i feared death.
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>> can you say that when you shared your life story with him after you met him and told him about what you had been through as a child that in some ways you were giving him the blueprint by which to control you? can you explain that? >> i was bedridden for a period of time, i basically divulged everything. and i found him to be an excellent listener. so in doing so without ambivalence without holding anything back, i provided him with a blueprint. he knew exactly what motivated me, what i was looking for, what was lacking. >> you have admitted now that there was abuse. what kind of abuse? and at whose hands? >> early on around the age of 6, i was -- around 5 years old, i was sexually abused by a babysitter. and then later on by relatives, when i was 8, 9 years old.
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and then for the entire period when i was almost 15 until i got arrested, i was sexually abused by john mohammed. >> there may be cynics listening to this, mr. malvo who say he's coming forward with this information about sexual abuse at the hands of mohammed right now because he's hoping it might have impact on his situation and his future. is there any part of this revelation that you think is going to change your situation, your lot in life, your time in prison? >> no, not really. >> not really. in some ways do you hope that people will take a look at you in a different light? >> i mean, i seriously doubt this is going to change anything as far as my life goes. >> and yet i would imagine the family members of the victims would say you had opportunities to stop, to run away, even through the abuse, even through the manipulation. you could have done something to stop the killing and you did nothing.
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>> i couldn't say no. i had wanted that level of love and acceptance and consistency for all of my life. and couldn't find it. and even if i'm consciously or even in moments of short reflection i knew that it was wrong, i did not have the will power to say no. >> what was it like for you to pull the trigger? and when you did and killed, did you have any doubt that you would kill again? >> when i pulled the trigger for the first time, this may sound surreal, but it's simply what happened. >> you described yourself once as a monster at that time. explain that to me. >> when someone cannot go beyond themselves and begin to consider how their actions affect others and are solely motivated by
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their own self-interests, we call them psychopaths. >> to this date, are there victims of your shooting spree that have not been identified? >> yes. >> wouldn't it be helpful to family members of those other people to give more information and tell the police what you know? >> without anyone contacting me two and a half years ago, i reached out and did that in five different instances and different states, but there was a point in time where psychologically i couldn't handle it. this is the reality. in here, i have no one. i have to take care of myself. yes, it is something i want to do and will do. >> some people listening to this right now are going to say, wow, that's a lot of self-pity there, he's feeling awfully sorry for himself. and they're going to think that's outrageous. >> i understand that, but there's nothing i can do about that. i'm just being honest.
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i mean, i'm not going to pretend to be something i'm not. >> have you forgiven yourself? >> yes. >> for all of these crimes? for all of these innocent lives lost, you've forgiven yourself? >> yes. that's the only way i can live with myself. >> and based on the grief and horror you inflicted on those other families, do you think it's the life you deserve? >> i wouldn't wish this on anyone. i wouldn't wish this on anyone. this is well, i mean, it was intended to punish, and that what -- it is effective. i mean, it is complete deprivation. i mean, i don't see outside. i have no contact with animals, plants, people. >> you have told our producer mr. malvo this will be your last interview that you won't speak about your crimes at any point inhe future. so to the family members of the victims, if this is, indeed, the
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last time they will hear from you, what would you say to them? >> i would share with them what i've used for myself, what has worked for me. please do not allow my actions and the actions of muhammad to hold you hostage and continue to victimize you for the rest of your life. if you give those images and thoughts that power, it will continue to inflict that suffering over and over and over and over and over again. do not give me or him that much power. >> law enforcement officials offered no comment when asked if it's possible there could be more victims. former fbi profiler and nbc news analyst says there is no proof
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that other crimes occurred. and given malvo's age and the control he says muhammad had over him, malvo may not have a reliable memory of the events. and according to clint, this could be a cry for attention from a person spending a long time in solitary confinement. as for the known victims of the d.c. snipers earlier this month, nbc's chief justice correspondent pete williams spoke to bob myers whose brother dean was shot at a gas station in virginia. he says the passage of time does not erase the sense of loss, but he has come to understand a bit more about lee boyd malvo. >> we recognize that he was a tremendously -- under the control of muhammad. and he was, probably a good word would be brainwashed. and since that time he's gotten as we understand it some mentoring, some help, and has had some years to recognize what
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he did. and our understanding is that e he, given the chance, would not have chosen to take the same course again. but he can't alter that. >> the conversation with malvo lasted some 40 minutes. we're going to make the vast majority of it available online so people can hear for themselves. >> how many lives destroyed. >> absolutely. we want to turn and check the weather. >> sandy, but it is also going to be affected by this front that's making its way through the midsection of the country. ahead of the front, look at these temperatures, buffalo near 80, 76 in chicago, 82 in huntsville, denver getting 3 inches of snow and 37 degrees. tomorrow that front moves to the east. we look for temperatures really dropping, but here in the east, we'll continue to stay warm, 70 in atlanta, 75 in washington, d.c., ten degrees above normal. that's what's >> good morning.
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it turned out to be a nice day. low clouds and fog will hang out. and then we will get sunshine cared high temperatures into the and that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you very much. still ahead, rosie o'donnell opens up to dr. oz about the bad decision she made during her recent heart attack. we'll talk to him. and up next, rare treasures from hollywood and the royal family live in our studio before they hit the auction block after this. [ male announcer ] at p.f. chang's,
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back now at 7:45. if you've ever wanted to hit the yellow brick road or own an iconic image of marilyn monroe, now is your chance. a host of rare hollywood items will be hitting the auction block next month in los angeles. here with a preview, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> let's start with dorothy's dress. this is unusual because it's the full costume, right? >> it is, that's right. there are others out there. this is a complete costume. it originated from kent warner a costume designer at mgm. the only thing missing is the
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shoes. >> okay. how much would this run you? >> we estimate at $400,000 to $600,000. >> it's beautiful. next we have the "sound of music." two iconic dresses. this first one we recognize julianne drews wore this. >> that's right. we estimate this $40,000 to $60,000. and like "wizard of oz," there are few items available from the "sound of music." the second outfit worn. >> what kind of person buys these items? >> well, a lot of museums, personal collectors, fans, but now investors. people are starting to collect pop culture in hopes it's going to continue to increase in value. >> wonderful. we're on to you, martin. the marilyn video. now, first of all, we've all seen that image of her singing happy birthday to the president. where did this video come from? >> 1962, this video was taken by a member of the ella fitzgerald band. it's from a different angle and in color. it's a great video, eight
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minutes long, marilyn appears in it for 30 seconds. great images of marilyn monroe. >> you get a different angle, but it is silent video, right? you don't hear the singing on this particular one? >> yes, that is correct. but again, we were talking about over 50 years old. and it's 50 years since marilyn passed away and the love affair goes on. people can't get enough of marilyn. >> these next two items i have to say are a little strange. let them eat cake. this is wedding cake from two weddings. >> this is where you can't have your cake and eat it too. this cake is 31 years old, it's the wedding cake, the official wedding cake from princess diana and prince charles, of course. >> how was it preserved? >> kept on ice. dry ice and we've kept it in the freezer on ice. of course it's not edible, but an interesting piece. comes with a carriage processional and confetti from july 29th, 2981. >> more recent cake, but again, don't eat it because it's too valuable, i presume.
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william and kate's cake. >> this one less expensive, we estimate $600 to $800 on this one. it's a red box given to senior members of the submariners because prince william is in charge of them. >> it's fruitcake? >> it's fruitcake. made by fionna karns. >> wonderful. and last but not least, elizabeth taylor's dress. >> 1951, when she played the high society angela vickers. she won an academy award for her designs in that movie, as well. and this became a real fashion trend in the '50s, all the prom dresses were modeled after this. really a great piece, very memorable movie, and we estimate $20,000 to $30,000. elizabeth taylor highly collectible, as well. >> this is the tip of the iceberg, you have great items. >> we have over 800 items in the auction and the exhibition opens
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>> good morning. time for a check on the morning commute. here is sarah caldwell. >> good morning. let's start with good news. at least act on it is gone west side outer loop. still a bit of a delay but it begins right around liberty toward edmonson. eastbound 70 from 32 toward the beltway, slow going. northbound route 1 spoke closed at brookdale drive at elkridge and one landing by in the southbound. bw parkway, heavy delays both directions to and from 100. northbound 29 at river's edge, ax and a very 30 miles an hour
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on average on the bw parkway north and southbound. south of 95 from white march toward the95 split, once you get to the ne outer loop from bellaire toward the heavens for the expressway expectancy -- delayed. jfx from the belt way down to 28th street. herring parkway, even heavier on the west side as we switch to liberty where delays are lingering toward security. >> so far things are pretty quiet. a little bit of low cloud cover and a touch of fog but it should break up that we had to the afternoon breeze 62 at the airport. nice and mild. average high temperature this after -- time of year is 64 and we should be able to sneak into the low 70's once we get some sunshine. but it will be a slow process, probably not until this afternoon. seven-day forecast going into the weekend, low clouds, fog, and drizzle pomeroy when it.
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8:00 now on a thursday morning. it's the 25th -- excuse me, getting ahead of myself, of october 2012. maybe i'm just excited because we're only eight days away from our big concert, aerosmith on the plaza, getting up early, going to be a huge show. make your plans now, get here early. aerosmith "today," going to be great. >> i love aerosmith, steven tyler, joe perry and the guys, it's going to be good. looking forward to that. by the way, another big musical act today adam levine and the guys from maroon 5 are here. they're going to have a live performance in a little while.
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and we'll pull adam aside and also talk to him about his side gig as one of the judges on "the voice," and his acting career, as well. that'll be fun. >> he's multitasking these days. also ahead, what does the future hold for livestrong? the cancer charity that lance armstrong founded. he has quite the fall from grace. we will ask "today's" professionals whether they think the charity will survive. >> he's a professional broadcaster. >> exactly. and tom cruise fighting back against claims that were made in two tabloid magazines that he abandoned his daughter suri. we're going to hear from his lawyer about a just filed $50 million lawsuit. >> all right. a lot to get to. let's go inside. natalie's got the headlines. good morning, matt, savannah, and al. good morning, everyone. colin powell has endorsed president obama for a second term. powell had also endorsed obama back in 2008. on monday, former president bill
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clinton will campaign together with president obama in three swing states, florida, ohio, and virginia. president obama's already hitting those states today. romney's also in ohio. and a republican super pac has released a new ad that features clint eastwood who warns that america could not survive a second obama term. hurricane sandy made landfall today in southern cuba with heavy rain and winds topping 110 miles per hour. in jamaica where sandy came ashore wednesday, streets were flooded, one elderly man was killed when a bolder slammed into his house. and in haiti, a woman died there when she was swept away by a river. a teenage suspect arrested wednesday for the murder of colorado schoolgirl jessica ridgeway appears in court today. 17-year-old austin reed sigg lived about a mile away from the 10-year-old jessica who vanished on her way to school earlier this month. her remains were found five days later. sigg is also charged with the attempted kidnapping with a
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female jogger back in may. and we have a clarification on a story we brought you on wednesday about a new high-speed toll road in texas. it was built with private funding and not a combination of public and private money. however, the builder will share tolls with the state. now for a look at what's trending today, our quick round-up what has you talking online. this photo posted by president obama on twitter tuesday has gone viral. and it's not because of the president's playful moment with two schoolboys, it's because as you see there, the little guy in the background who used that distraction to steal a kiss. well, florida's most wanted has been captured, a monkey who has been on the loose for several years in the st. petersburg area. the mystery monkey of tampa bay wrote on his facebook page wednesday. today my freedom has been taken away. state wildlife officials intensified their search for the monkey after he bit a woman this month. and parks and recreation's ron swanson, nick offer mannos
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about growing a proper mustache. he's sharing unusual online tips to help other men grow a mustache. >> capture a household bug, then set it free. tolerate a crying baby, smell wood. >> his pitch is tied to november, the month men are encouraged to grow a mustache to support men's health. let's go back outside to al with a check of the weather. he does have a fabulous mustache. >> it is. it is really very manly. thanks so much, natalie. and a happy sweet sixteen. all right. well, it is not a happy day for our friends down in southern florida as they watch sandy start to approach 420 miles southeast of miami, florida, 105-mile-per-hour winds, it's moving fast, north at 18 miles per hour. as you can see, we've got hurricane watches and warnings
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in effect. hurricane warnings for cuba, much of the bahamas. we've got tropical storm warnings in effect also along the coast of florida. we're watching that as you can see the path is going to be really critical. we've got tropical storm warnings from key largo up to daytona beach. the path of this system is going to bring it up through the bahamas late tomorrow and out into the atlantic hugging the coast. however, once we get out to the atlantic saturday morning, that's where the paths differ as far as some of the hurricane models. we're talking about the american model taking it out into the atlantic and then back into new england. the european model brings it into the delmarva peninsula some time late sunday into early monday. >> good morning. the winds have shifted to the east. clouds will break up this afternoon and it will still be relatively mild, high near 72.
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and that's your latest weather. here's savannah. >> all right, al. thanks. coming up, rosie o'donnell opens up to dr. oz about her recent heart attack. we'll talk to dr. oz about their revealing conversation. and later, what the critics are saying about pippa middleton's new party planning book. with over 200 varieties, keurig makes brewing a delicious cup of coffee simple. how does it brew such great coffee? well... inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, and if you travel up this mountain, there's this huge coffee grinder. and then the coffee lands in this cup and water rushes through.
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lawsuit filed has to do with something even more personal, his relationship with his 6-year-old daughter suri. on july 18th, one day after cruise was seen carrying suri in new york city, the lawsuit says "life & style" wrote this on its website and later in print. suri in tears weeping over her dad. >> she's weeping over a puppy and the indication is she's weeping because her father has cut her out of his life. that's nuts. this guy just loves his child and would never do that. >> tom cruise's lawyer says he wrote this letter demanding they immediately retract the false assertion. instead, field says, "in touch" magazine printed a similar headline in its october issue. 44 days without tom, abandoned by daddy. >> again this malicious lie. and this time they clearly knew it was false. >> the publisher declined to
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comment on the lawsuit which claims the magazine defamed cruise in disregard for the truth. years ago carol burnett won her legendary lawsuit against "the national enquirer," but it can be risky. david beckham has lost a more recent suit. >> in order to win a lawsuit for defamation, you must establish either intentional misconduct, malice, or you must establish reckless disregard for the truth. >> tom cruise's lawyer says his client wants more than an apology. >> i would like to see that jury come in with a bigger number because i think these people are not going to feel $50 million. >> again, nbc news contacted bauer publishing, but the company said it would not comment on the lawsuit and definitely seems like he loves that little girl. >> all right. thank you. we'll take a turn now. a few months ago, rosie
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o'donnell told the world she was lucky to be alive after she suffered a heart attack. she recently sat down with dr. oz and opened up about that health scare. >> i found out what was happening to women all over the country. i was like, well, i'm going to find the other celebrity women who have had heart attacks and we're going to get together and form the heart attack save women club. and i'm googling and i'm like how come there's no women that had heart attacks. i don't know if i am, i guess i'm the only one who wants to talk about it. >> dr. oz is with us this morning to talk about it. good to see you. >> good morning. >> you say rosie is kind of becoming the face of heart disease. did it need an advocate? somebody out there talking about it? >> it needs a face. there is -- and rosie's correct, no one to step forward who is really well known who can personify it. it's an iconic moment because we give the illness that takes more female lives than any other a face. rosie will be identified as the person who symbolizes what this means. and when you find yourself in her story, it's one of the most
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soulful interviews. she's so clear about the mistakes she made. >> that's what the real take away from this is. in fact, we have another portion of the interview to play. when she talks about the mistakes she made. let's listen. >> i did not call 911, and i should have. and i've come to find out that 50% of women while having heart attacks and suspecting they're having heart attacks do not call 911. and it was the stupidest decision i ever made in my life. >> do a lot of women ignore the symptoms? and is that something that you see mostly in women? or everybody in the circumstance? >> specific to women really. women don't put themselves first. they put their kids first, their husband, their work, everyone comes before them. but in addition to the heart disease, it's an additional problem. it's not on the radar screen. rosie's a young woman, when she had the symptoms, they were so classic, how did she miss them? when a woman dies in america, one of the first places we look
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as a cause is inside their stomach. you know what we're looking for? we're looking for pepto bismol. maybe they thought it was indigestion but they were having a massive heart attack. she could've died, she probably should've died, it's a miracle. >> the smartest thing she did was take an aspirin, right? >> and please remember, if you think you're having a heart attack, don't just take the aspirin, do what rosie did, chew the aspirin, and anyone over the age of 40 ought to be on aspirin anyway. but if you're not going to take it, keep it near you. >> we've got less than a minute to run through the symptoms. chest pain, a classic sign, but women may not experience it in their chest. >> men get that vice-like feeling, women will get pains in their arms and neck. don't get fooled, if it does not get better over a few minutes, it's getting worse, might be a heart attack. >> nausea and indigestion. >> that's why we look at women's stomachs for pepto bismol, you
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have to assume it's a heart attack. >> shortness of breath for obvious reasons this is a particularly dangerous sign. >> the most important of all because it means the blood's backing up in your lungs, they can't work anymore, you've got to get the water out of them. only the heart can do that. that shortness of breath, if it occurs, activity that didn't use to bother you, big deal. >> fatigue and doeizziness. >> when it doesn't get better when you relax, that worries me. these are five symptoms, if you have two or three, you have to assume it's your heart. tell them you might be having a heart attack, that way you will not get ignored. >> it's a good interview, rosie talks about changes she's making in her life, as well, and it airs today on the "dr. oz show." "today's" professionals weigh in after this. [ female announcer ] dove invited women to test their
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we're back now 8:19 with today's professionals. willie geist is in for dr. nancy. nice toe see you both or all. donald trump doesn't like president obama. there's a headline for you. he's one of the guys who has been keeping the whole birther debate open for the last couple of years. now he's issued a new challenge to the president over personal records and transparency. take a look. >> if barack obama opens up and gives his college records and applications as if he gives his passport applications and records, i will give to a charity of his choice, a check immediately for $5 million. >> trump says this is an offer the president can't refuse. is it?
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>> you know, matt, i called my rich white dudes last night to ask for a $5 million donation to go on a fishing expedition and i got responses. they said as long as romney releases ten years of tax returns -- >> you're not answering the question. what about this challenge? >> it's ridiculous. everybody knows it's ridiculous. >> i've known donald a long time, he's been my landlord, we've been friends. i'm kind of repulsed by it. if it ends my friendship with donald, it ends it. it's wrong, it's to me i think there's a racist base to it with this birther thing. i think there's a vulgarity to it. and i think donald's such a smart guy and done so many smart things, he's got to stop this. it's repulsive. >> donny, i agree with you on that. i think donald trump is amusing when he's inventing a controversy about the miss america pageant, i know him, he's a nice man, generous man,
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but here he's totally wrong. >> barack obama would like nothing more than to ignore donald trump. on the other hand, they're adversaries, why not make him cough up $5 million? >> because you don't give credibility to the incredible under any circumstances. >> it doesn't -- >> absolutely not. >> by the way, who cares? when do we judge people in adult life by their report card? >> the president of the harvard law review didn't get all "cs," let's be clear. >> lance armstrong has had a difficult couple of weeks. not only stripped of his tour de france titles, all seven, lost all of his major endorsement deals and had to step down as chairman of live strong, the charity he founded. can that charity, live strong now survive in the wake of this scandal? you're the image guy. >> yes, but barely. it's a sad circumstance. what they should do immediately -- and some celebrity should step up and say i'm going to take that mantle. to me, if there's a great athlete out there who cares
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about this cause, which we all do, step up and say, you know what? this is bigger than any one person, which, of course it is, and fill that mantle. >> willie, does the charity have a future? >> it does. it's not fair, but it's reality, they're going to be held responsible for the actions of lance armstrong. there are a lot of good people working there, raised a ton of money. they'll be held responsible for what lance armstrong did. if you're giving money and you have a choice between that organization, one of the many others, you probably go the other way. >> i raise money for charity for cancer organizations and i think it probably needs to move to the real people every day who are living with cancer. because the live strong foundation really doesn't raise money for research, they raise money for the survivors. and if that becomes the face of the foundation, then i do think it can survive. the computer company has come out with a brand new computer, they're marketing this right to women, young women. it's called floral kiss, among the female specific attributes are caps locks keys decorated
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with jewelry type things, diamond-cut stones, gold trim on the top casing, a flip latch easily opened by someone with long fingernails, it has a diary app, daily horoscope app. is this marketing brilliance? or is this something they're going to end up apologizing for down the road? >> i want to personally thank them. finally, someone's made a computer for me. >> is this smart? or do young girls and women these days want to be seen not as superficial people who care about bling and glitter. >> this is my iphone case. i like -- i'm a girl, i don't have any problem with it. >> and my 8-year-old feels the same way. it's -- girls do have certain visual, not all of them. >> they could have left out the horoscope thing, but i don't know, put the daily quote in. >> the company made a calculation, they make other computers, women are smart if they choose to buy the other
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one, it's a fun thing. >> jon stewart hosted comedy central tonight, benefits autism programs. various shall we say creative things were auctioned off. including an opportunity to go to the bathroom with actor seth rogen. and guess who won that? donny bid $36,000 to -- i need to know why. >> two things, $18,000, this is not right, guys, it was charity and it was a good excuse -- >> it's on video? >> i didn't think they would air it. nobody wants this. i didn't think they were going to air it. >> of all the things to bid on. >> and you know what? it was a very special experience. me and seth bonded. >> and most importantly for the audience, you washed your hands. >> i hope so, yes. >> you're giving me more money -- >> i'll tell you, jon stewart, he does an amazing thing. >> got to go. adam levine next.
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>> good morning. i'm mindy basara. let's get a final check on your morning commute with traffic pulse 11 and sarah caldwell. >> still dealing with closures in elkridge, northbound route 1 shutdown that brookdale due to early morning accident. one lane getting by southbound but expect delays northbound. northbound 29 at a river's edge wrote an accident. west side, delays from 795 toward edmonson. 15 miles an hour on the outer loop. 70 -- brakes 32 to about way, 21 miles an hour south amount --
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south of 95 out of white marsh. once you get to the north side of the beltway, outer loop bel air toward dulaney valimaa slow spots. 83 and timonium, not bad here. if you want to head out on the jfx, belt way down toward 28th street, delays in place. there is a look at liberty, west side delays from 795 all the way down. john join us with a look at the forecast. >> cloudy skies looking at the national radar. rain is still to the northwest and to the south from sandy. by the end of the weekend, it looks like it all comes together over the mid-atlantic and northeast every more coming up in a little while. with the clouds we are cool this morning, 62. humidity is up. light east wind. barometer is high for the time being. the forecast puts us and the
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temperature range mostly low seven's. banking on sun breaking through this afternoon. the seven-day forecast, we get wet by the time we finish the weekend and it looks like sandy will be partially responsible for that. >> back with anothe
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we're back now, 8:30 on a thursday morning, the 25th day of october. we've got some overcast skies here in the northeast, but not too bad on the temperature side. and we're hoping for a nice couple of days before some possible rain from sandy a little later in the weekend and early next week. i'm matt lauer along with savannah gurthrie, al roker, and
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natalie morales. listening to the music of maroon 5, the guys are inside getting ready for a live performance for us in a couple of minutes. that's adam levine right there. we're going to talk to him about his gig on "the voice" and acting and other things. speaking of moves like jagger, don't forget our big dance party tomorrow, our show us your moves "today" danceoff will happen live. you're looking at our five finalists. they will be here. we will have celebrity judges that will then announce a winner. that's tomorrow on "today." this is an early favorite. the pajama -- i'm not judging, i don't think. >> don't give endorsements. >> okay. all right. all right. >> that's right. we've also got the howloween edition of adopt me. bringing us some cuticuties loo
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for a good home. and here's an age-old question, can men and women ever be friends? >> yes. >> yes? >> yes. >> we'll be talking about it. there's apparently a very interesting new study out with different results. we'll tell you what they are coming up in our take three. >> men or women? >> i was about to say, men will say yes, women are like, i don't know. >> another check of the weather. starting with today, of course, we've got the effects of sandy down in southern florida. along this frontal system, we've got cold air funneling back behind it. so some snow throughout much of minnesota. rain along the great lakes and on into the mississippi river valley. santa ana winds in southern california today, mountain snows in the pacific northwest. tomorrow, look for more rainmaking its way from the mid great lakes region all the way down to the gulf coast. mountain snows continue in the pacific northwest. windy conditions and red flag warnings up for southern california. rain along the southeastern atlantic coast as sandy makes its way to the north. that
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>> good morning. it turned out to be a nice day. low clouds and fog will hang out. and then we will get sunshine cared high temperatures into the we've got another tv news crew here. where are you guys from? >> we're from pennsylvania, milford, pennsylvania. >> you do tv news? >> yeah. >> you would be like the matt lauer and you'd be the al roker and you'd be the -- no, you'd be the willie geist and there's savannah back there and natalie. very nice. don't forget, you can get your weather. anybody do the weather on your newscast? you do it. all right. if you can't see their show, check out the weather channel on cable and weather.com online. which one of you wants to be willard?
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all right. there you go. let's shave his head and give him some smucker's jelly. >> orchard's finest. that's the name of the new jelly and jam. unbelievable. i mean it with all my heart. orchard's finest. birthday finest. we have birthday buddies today. and here's the lovely grace ross of boca raton, florida, 105 years old, and she loves traveling on cruise ships. down there, a lot of cruise ships leave out of south florida. all over the world. this is john, big bad john morley kirksville, missouri, 100 years old. secret to longevity, laugh as long as you can. and now here's the lovely edythe hardway from maumelle, arkansas, 100 years old. she has a sweet tooth as big as my ego. i know i like this guy, willard.
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a lot of willards in this country, you'd be surprised. willard and jenny whittmore. plymouth, massachusetts, 75 years they've been married, and they still are madly in love. elver hodges and elver is from wauchula in the great state of florida, 100 years old today, enjoys civil war history. quite a bit of civil war in north florida, did you know that? there is. inez waller and she is from newville, pennsylvania, 103 years old today. an avid sreader. mary russo loves eating vegetables and loves sewing things. she grows some of her own vegetables.
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go back to new york where there's all the action. >> thank you very much, willard. when we come back, adam levine on "the voice," and then on stage with his band, maroon 5 in our studio. this is "today." as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine.
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it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
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♪ back now at 8:38 with adam levine, lead singer of maroon 5. they're about to head out on tour in support of their new album "overexposed," he's also one of the coaches on "the voice." and the competition is hotter than ever. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> we're going to hear from maroon 5 in a little bit, but first we want to talk about "the voice." can you believe it's been such a success? a network-saving success. >> i know. it's bizarre. because it was something that we did and i wasn't sure what it was going to be like.
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you know, you never know. and it just surpassed all of our wildest expectations. >> well, we know that you won season one. >> yes, i did. >> blake won season two. do you feel the pressure? because blake's been rubbing it in your face a little bit. >> he likes to do that. he likes to do that. but i'm unfazed by it. he can taunt me all he wants, but at the end of the day, he knows i'm cooler than he is. i love you, blake, slash hate you. >> it'll all be settled on the stage. >> exactly. >> you have the new rules, you can do the steal now. that's spiced things up. >> the steal is great. after extensive market research. what happened was -- just kidding. but no, everyone loves when you press the button, it's cool. and you're right, it spices it up a bit. it's nice. >> any other suggestions from the focus groups? >> no. season three is still going on, but actually, you're also in season four, as well. you're testing some things and
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you've got new judges. >> yes. >> shakira and usher. >> they're amazing. taking it to it quickly. that's another thing, couple of variables, they come in. and they're amazing and i think they were hired for a reason. >> i was going to say, it must be hard. one of the things that makes "the voice" so good is that you have this chemistry with the other judges. >> we were concerned, regardless of how amazing people are as artists, you never know if it'll work in this particular context. but they were unbelievable from the get go, picked it up fast. >> do they trash talk like you guys? >> there's a little bit. it hasn't gotten as deep yet. once you get really comfortable with each other, the trash talk starts to flow. it'll flow, don't worry. >> okay. so we know that ceelo and christina are coming back for season five. are you coming back for season five? >> i do not know what i'm doing. who knows? life is an adventure. >> now you're going to wax
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philosophic philosophical. >> i technically am supposed to be through through four. so we'll have to see -- i mean, that's a long time actually when you think about it. it's still two seasons that need to be completed. >> all right. >> i'm not sure where my head will be at that point. >> i know you've been trying some acting too. you just had an episode on "american horror story." i watched some of it this morning. it's scary. >> super gross. >> you lose an arm. >> i do lose an arm. i'm really happy it wasn't real because i couldn't imagine how much that would hurt. yeah, you know, and i don't like the horror genre very much. i basically said i don't like this show. >> what do you do then? offer you that crazy sex scene? there's some racy stuff in there. >> i thought it would be a nice way to face my fear. just do it and maybe it won't be terrifying and it didn't work at all. >> there's a little bit of a racy scene in there. >> yeah. >> way to suffer for your art. >> oh, yeah. thank you. >> do you think acting is something you want to do more of? >> you know, i think for me it's a case-by-case basis.
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i don't know if it's something -- the things that i've done so far have been incredible. and so much fun. so i think i'll probably keep doing it depending on, of course, what it is that i'm doing. >> when you watched your episode, did you watch your episode? >> i tried. i tried. i got like 20 minutes in and then the aliens and -- i just -- it's all of the blood. it wasn't my stuff that scared me, it was everything else that scared me because i wasn't there when it was shot. >> i googled you this morning and there was a news story that said adam levine loves underwear. >> i do. i mean, yeah. what a stupid headline. where did that come from? >> i don't know. google it. >> i hope it wasn't you guys. >> it wasn't us. >> doesn't seem like you guys. you guys are classier than that. >> we are. i just wondered if there was a backstory there. >> i say a lot of things. >> we're out of time. >> yeah. >> and we're out. and of course you can catch "the voice" mondays and tuesdays 8:00/7:00 central on nbc.
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this is "today" on nbc.
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it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben.
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i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> we just heard from adam levine about his time on "the voice," now for his day job as the front man for maroon 5. they're launching a u.s. tour in february and their latest album is called "overexposed." ladies and gentlemen, maroon 5. ♪ ♪ you and i go hard at each other like we're going to war ♪ ♪ you and i go rough we keep throwing things slamming the door ♪ ♪ you and i get so dysfunctional
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we start keeping score ♪ ♪ you and i get sick and i know we can do this no more ♪ ♪ yeah but baby there you go there you go again making me love you ♪ ♪ yeah i stopped using my head let it all go ♪ ♪ got you stuck on my body on my body like a tattoo ♪ ♪ and now i'm feeling stupid, feeling stupid crawling back to you ♪ ♪ i cross my heart and hope to die ♪ ♪ that i'll only stay with you one more night ♪ ♪ and i know i said it a million times ♪ ♪ but i only stay with you one more night ♪ ♪ try to tell you no but my body keeps telling you yes ♪ ♪ try to tell you stop but your lipstick got me so out of breath ♪ ♪ i'll be waking up in the morning
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probably hating myself ♪ ♪ i'll be waking up feeling satisfied, guilty as hell ♪ ♪ baby, there you go there you go again making he love you ♪ ♪ i stopped using my head stopped using my head ♪ ♪ i got you stuck on my body like a tattoo ♪ ♪ now i'm feeling stupid crawling back to you ♪ ♪ i cross my heart and hope to die ♪ ♪ that i'll only stay with you one more night ♪ ♪ and i know i said it a million times ♪ ♪ but i'll only stay with you one more night ♪ ♪ yeah baby give me one more night ♪ ♪ yeah baby give me one more night ♪
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♪ yeah baby give me one more night ♪ ♪ but baby there you go again there you go again making me love you ♪ ♪ i stopped using my head using my head let it all go ♪ ♪ got you stuck on my body like a tattoo ♪ ♪ yeah yeah yeah ♪ ♪ so i cross my heart and hope to die ♪ ♪ that i'll only stay with you one more night ♪ ♪ and i know i said it a million times ♪ ♪ but i'll only stay with you one more night ♪ ♪ yeah baby give me one more night ♪ ♪ yeah baby give me one more
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night ♪ ♪ said it a million times ♪ baby give me one more night ♪ yeah baby give me one more night ♪ >> maroon 5, the album's called "overexposed" a u.s. tour starting in february. thank you very much. up next, a halloween edition of from bow to wow. this is "today" on nbc.
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and we're back now with a special halloween edition of "from bow to wow" where we find sheltered dogs loving homes. and our success rate still 100%. we're proud of that. and we're proud of our animal advocate jill rappaport for bringing it to us. >> hi, matt, four years and counting. that's great news. and this is also october happens to be national pet adoption month. any month or day is a perfect time to get a heart melter from the shelter. >> we're back here at animal care and control, and despite our 100% adoption record, sadly the cages are still chocked full. we have a great group in honor of halloween starting with this little angel. this is pumpkin. >> pumpkin's a 1-year-old terrier and he was rescued as a stray found wandering around the streets and our field officers rescued him and brought him in. >> great dog, very sweet.
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this would be a great breed with kids, as well. >> absolutely. >> guess what this little guy's name is? boo. an adorable 2 1/2-year-old baby who had a very sad situation. >> yeah, his owner was ill and could no longer care for him. >> so he is looking for a lovable home. and he's going to get a nice haircut in the process. say hello to jack-o-lantern. jack for short and just a really adorable, what, poodle mix? >> yeah, also rescued as a stray, found wandering on the street by himself. >> when you first hold him, he was trembling for a minute, but he settles in. he's saying i need a new home now. we have our only girl in the group appropriately called candy, she's very transfixed on the boys over there. >> she's a 2 1/2-year-old pug mix. >> oh, yes, you are. and she says can you please let me down so i can flirt with that big fella over there. there she goes.
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and finally trick-or-treat, and what a treat this little boy is. still a puppy, right? >> he's only 6 months old and a poodle mix. >> and a cuddly little baby that wants to kiss you all day long. mwah. >> we're joined by richard. good to have you back. does it drive you crazy when she talks like that to the animals? >> they like it, though. >> all right. first up on this halloween edition of "from bow to wow." we've got pumpkin. pumpkin looked like this, and now pumpkin is walked up by sarah from miami, florida, a member of our audience, and this is her birthday. hey, sarah. tell me about pumpkin. >> pumpkin is the most energetic dog out of the group. he'll play ball with himself, throw the ball up in the air, catch it to keep himself busy. good in a home without a lot of other dogs but a lot of family members. a year old. >> sarah, thank you very much, happy birthday to you. we appreciate it.
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all right. next up we have a 2 1/2-year-old dog named boo. and let's take a look before and now here's natalie walking boo out now. richard, take it away. >> boo is -- the foster parent couldn't say enough about the personality of boo. good for a first-time dog owner because he's so easy. >> loves the leg. >> i think he thinks i'm a former owner or something. >> or a former fire hydrant. >> boo is a really, really cute dog. and again, 2 1/2 years old, a lot of personality and energy. we should find him a great home. thank you very much. next up, we have jack-o-lantern, and jack-o-lantern is a 20-pound poodle mix. and here's a look at him first and here is savannah bringing
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jack-o-lantern dressed as a hot dog. >> with mustard. >> where's the dignity in this? >> he's a hot dog. >> just a mellow dog. he'll be by your side the whole time, likes to follow you around, well-behaved, easily trained. just overall, just a love. >> and finally, kathie lee gifford and hoda have our next two dogs, they come as a pair, candy and treat. and they are our bride and groom for halloween. there is something just wrong about this. >> look at the face on the bride. it gives people hope. >> he's 6 months old, he's still a little puppy, but again -- >> the sweetest face. >> really cute. now we're showing them as a pair, do they have to be adopted
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as a pair? >> no. they don't need to be adopted together. bring them out. bring out all the dogs. richard, thank you very much. keep our 100% record going. and we're going to be back. find out more about adopting, look at our website. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. here's a look at one of our top story. anne arundel county police arrest a man they upset -- say abducted a glen burnie woman from her own bed. he faces kidnapping and attempted murder charges. he broke into the home of the 300 block of larose avenue and forced the sleeping woman
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outside a knife point and police outside a knife point and police and eventually i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits.
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and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. >> good morning. we start the day today with clouds and temperatures and 60's. we expect some sun to break through. mostly cloudy morning, partly cloudy but the afternoon. the sun will help take temperatures up to the upper 60's to low 70's for a high. cooler than yesterday. cooler than yesterday. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i wouldn't want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, so i shouldn't deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. i support this law because it doesn't force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom
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and all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.

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