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et realtime up to the minute information with our nbc 10 app. have a great day and weekend. . good morning. breaking overnight. new protests in ferguson as the manhunt intensifies for whoever shot and wounded two police officers there and words from the attorney genera >> this was a damn punk. punk. >> the sae chapter claiming the fraternity's reputation has been ruined by the actions of few. new ebola case. an american aid worker has been infected by the virus in africa. that patient expected to arrive back in the u.s. at any moment. we will be live at the hospital.
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all the president's critics. pa. >> how do you make obama's eyes light up. shine a flashlight in his ears. >> reading mean tweets for laughs this friday march 13th 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning and welcome to "today" on a friday morning. matt and natalie have the morning off. about 10,000 of our closest friends. >> we will hold our own mini tournament. impressed when the college kids wake up so early. >> you assume they ever went to bed. we will get to the top story. tensions are high in ferguson missouri as police search
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suspect or suspects involved in the shootings of two officers there. national correspondent craig melvin is on the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: the two officers are at home with their families and they are expected to recover. meanwhile a senior law enforcement official told me while they have strong leads in the case at this point they do not have any suspects. as the intense manhunt continues overnight, so did the protests. overnight dozens of protesters gathered and chanted outside the ferguson police department as people here grapple with another outbreak of the violence that plagued this community for months. they cleared the streets and some were met with angry words. nothing like the night before. two officers were shot as they stood guard outside the police
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station, an intense manhunt still under way. >> it's an ugly reminder of what can happen. people out here want to hurt the police. >> three people were taken in for questioning and soon released. police say they don't have any suspects. president obama appeared on jimmy kimmel live and condemned the violence. >> it was oppressive and objectionable and worthy of protest, but there was no excuse for criminal acts. >> attorney general eric holder was more blunt. >> this was a damn punk. punk. >> one of the protesters hopes for the officers's recovery but is determined not to let the shootings slow their movement. >> what's the end game? >> the end game is to continue. continue to fight until we have a system that is going to be equal for everyone.
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>> we had three top officials step down over the past week or so. is that not enough? >> no. it's nothing. >> a pause among the protest for candlelight vigil. different denominations praying for peace. >> let it shine ♪ >> reporter: they fully expect the protests to continue through the weekend at least here in ferguson. keep in mind since that justice department report came out, the scathing report with the police chief, the judge stepped aside and city manager stepped aside and they were telling me they want to see the mayor of ferguson resign as well. >> craig melvin in ferguson thank you. >> clair mccaskill taking a close eye on the situation. good to see you. i assume you are being briefed
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into the shooting of the two officers. can you tell me about where the investigation stands and if they are closer to closing in on a suspect or suspects? >> they are working very hard and the community came tolg on this. there is a reward offer and many of the protests in the community have spoken out in dramatic terms about how disappointed they are that some thug would come to a peaceful protest site and commit a violent act like this against police officer who are doing their jobs. >> other jurisdictions commented they will manage security for any protests or demonstrations that happened there. are you concerned about a climate of danger about police wearing any uniform could be a target. >> this is a bigger issue than ferguson. we have a disconnect between
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communities and law enforcement. it only works if the people believe in it. we have to go back to the drawing board and get back to policing models. there is healing going on and there is reform going on. that needs to be happening in many communities across this country. >> that leads me to my next question. the municipal judge and the police chief. has ferguson done enough to clean house or do you think the federal government needs to shut this place department down? >> i think there a lot of discussions ongoing about the future of the ferguson police department. i want to point out that we have elections in a very few days. there new people who are running for office. we have three new council people in ferguson and hope they realize this is the moment where you exercise the muscle of democracy that you vote and participate. that's the other thing that has gone on.
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folks have not stepped up to be part of the government but criticize the government. >> let me try to pin you down. do you take a position on whether they should shut down the police department and dismantle it? >> they need to do what they are doing and tell the police department that some of the conduct they engaged in is unacceptable and they must change it. this will happen in a cooperative fashion moving forward. a lot of people are committed to the reforms. >> thanks for being here and we appreciate it. >> new developments on the fraternity scandal. the local chapter is considering taking legal action against the school for the way they're handling the incident. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. kfor reports that the local chapter, members and alumni held a meeting and decided to retain an attorney to consider options including the possibility of
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legal action. it is the latest in a scandal that rocked this campus. this shocking video sparked outrage and swift action from the university of oklahoma. kfor is reporting that the local chapter of sigma alpha epsilon hired steven jones who represent represented timothy mcveigh in the oklahoma city bombing trial. they are outraged about shutting doup the fraternity house and branding members as bigots. he said the two students who expelled apologized and lacked judgment in the social setting, but the fraternity should not be tarred and feathered as racists. some have questioned whether they violated free speech laws. >> they do have a first amendment law to express even
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repulsive points of view as long as they don't threaten a specific person. >> they call the racist behavior a horrible cancer that entered the house three or four years ago. they said they have not verified reports of the chant being used beyond ou but is investigating racism at louisiana tech university. thursday at ou instead of practice, the football team held a silent protest, black and white players, hand in hand. >> they put a lot of time into how they can affect change and how to go about doing it. >> we wanted to portray coming together. not just a locker room but nationwide. >> sae's national headquarters said they have not engaged with the local chapter since it was shut down. we reached out to the officials and have not heard back.
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carson? >> thanks gabe. >> let's go to washington. mounting anger over the latest embarrassing incident. two senior agents accused of hitting a barrier in their car after a night of drinking. we have more on this story. good morning. >> according to a white house official pop did not learn about this latest incident involving two agents who were allegedly under the influence until earlier this week when joseph clancy found out. that was days after it happened. all this is raising new questions about the new's appointed ability to turn around the troubled agency and lawmakers want to hear from clancy. president obama on a trip out west has yet to comment on the latest secret service scandal involving two senior agents mark conley and george ogilvie. the president is disappointed.
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according to sources familiar with the investigation, last wednesday they had been at this washington bar at a going away party for one of the coworkers. they drove a mile away to the white house after a woman drove up to the southeast gate carrying a parcel wrapped in a green shirt which she said was a bomb. when they arrived, they drove through into a barrier interrupting an active bomb scene investigation. mounting outrage. >> we made major changes in regard to leadership. obviously there is a lot of work to be done. >> last night the committee overseeing the secret service released a statement calling it unacceptable and highlighting reports that they ordered other officers to let the two agents go instead of arresting them. this presents a fresh test for joseph chancer who was brought in to revamp the troubled agency in the wake of embarrassments
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including when they made it inside of the pangz. >> it could be a cancer to any organization and that's why you have to admit to it right off the bat. it will continue. >> important to point out that suspicious package was given the all clear and the agents in question were driving at a low rate of speed. a white house official said president obama still has confidence in director chancey and lawmakers want them to cleave them by march 18th and they are demanding to view the video that captured all of this. back to you. >> at the white house for us thanks. >> testimony at the trial of the surviving boston bombing suspect set to resume and week two ended with video of the man who was carjacked. here's pete williams. >> that's a business man from china pleading with way gas
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station attendant to call 911, crouching down to hide fearing his is in danger three nights after the boston marathon bombing. he dashed there, fleeing for his life. he was carjacked at gunpoint after the brothers were on the mit campus where they murdered a police officer. they used his atm to get cash and stopped to get gas and load up on snacks. that's when he made a run for it. inside the gas station, he found a place to hide. >> i have one come inside now and he tells me -- >> ming takes the phone. >> please help. someone took my car. they are the suspects on the marathon bombing. please help me they have guns. >> they asked nbc news to
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conceal his identity. he talked to matt on "today." >> god was with me. >> surveillance video shows them getting away and he told police the car they stole from him has a gps and the hunt for the brothers was on. >> testimony resumes at that trial on monday. >> meantime the ebola crisis back in the headlines after the last case was treated and an american health care worker infected in west africa arrived at the national institutes of health overnight. there at the nih campus good morning. >> hi savannah. we don't know if it's a man or a woman, but he or she was treating ebola patients in sierra leone. another ebola patient is once again on the frontlines of fighting the disease.
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once again, the nation's top hospital is preparing containment to treat a patient who could be critically ill. they had been on the frontlines of ebola working in the country of sierra leone. >> we learned about how to take care of these people and i would hope and expect this person after going through a rough period might well get better and be able to leave. >> the nih in maryland cared for patients before. >> our patient is free of ebola. >> last october nina pham went home aftercaring for thomas duncan. the eight americans have lived, but duncan from liberia and a doctor from sierra leone both died after being treated in u.s. hospitals. the death toll in west africa stands at 10,000. >> it has not gone away.
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it slipped off the radar screen. the epidemics continue to need our help. >> liberia not a big problem, but the trouble is in sierra leone and guinea. we have american health workers on the scene. now an american health worker here in maryland. >> thank you so much. >> tamron is in for natalie and has more developments in the war against isis. >> significant progress in the fight to push isis out of key cities. bill has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tamron. from iraq where the prime minister believes a victory over isis and tikrit is close within a couple of days.
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it's the biggest assault isis has faced. the firepower of iraq's army militias and 20,000 men raping down on isis officials. they have retaken 3/4 of tikrit and fighters are trapped in the center. the islamists slowed the advance with car bombs, booby traps and snipers. no one believes they'll give up. isis is on the run driven from a long frontline they had for nine months. we arrive to a smoldering battlefield. u.s. strikes pounded isis for three days. they blew up bridges as they retreated. most of the isis fighters we were told were not iraqi. >> afghanis? >> afghanistan. >> this was a set back but the black flag is still flying.
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isis fighters attack them at this new frontline at night. isis has been driven back three miles from here but they are not gone. that's why the kurds are not dropping their guard. so isis is being squeezed on two fronts. in tikrit it's iranian-backed and u.s. aircraft not involve and they are watching that attack very slowsly. >> thank you very much. a former reality tv producer was convicted thursday of murdering his wife while on vacation in mexico. he was sentenced to 12 years in prison. in 2010 the former survivor producer was in cancun with his wife and two children when her body was found at the resort where they were staying. he is expected to appeal. incredible video out of colorado. a car crashing through a pizza
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shop with a woman on the hood of the car. security video from inside show slows the car hit the woman and smashed through the front window. she jumped right up and off that car. thankfully the woman was not seriously injured. the driver hit the gas instead of the brake. unbelievable. a spectator is to blame in the netherlands. lock at the right of your screen. someone reached out and grabbed the handle bards ask she flew over and landed on her back. she crueled over the finish line and suffered a broken collarbone. that spectator has not been charged. >> remember the tour de france when people were taking selfies.
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this person grabbed the handle bars with that and the pizza incident with the woman on the car, it's unbelievable. >> thank you. >> we have unbelievable video to show you. >> let's see it al. >> we were showing you icebergs. this is brian grub who is wake boarding. >> i thought it was carson. >> look at this guy. he's one of the professional red bull guys and that is pretty cool stuff. talk about working on the rocks. and he sticks the landing, ladies and gentlemen. we have a lot of wet weather to talk about. gulf coast will continue to stream up. memphis, tennessee. we have rain all day long with temperatures in the 60s. flood watches over 13 straights stretching from pennsylvania into louisiana. flash flood watches with three inches of rain possible through
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this afternoon as you get into tonight overnight. cincinnati has flood watches and the rain moves into the northeast. second storm forms on sunday night. bangor maine you are looking at a possibility of six to eight inches of snow before this thing is all over. ♪ ♪ people like to caribbean in all sorts of ways. but no matter how they caribbean, they all like to caribbean with the best. for the 12th year in a row royal caribbean has not only been voted best cruise line in the caribbean but best cruise line overall. now with our bogo 50 sale. book one guest and get a second guest 50% off. buy one premium beverage package and get another for 50% off. plus get a 50% reduced deposit. the only way to caribbean is with royal caribbean. call 1-800-royal caribbean today. good morning, i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. we'll see the sunshine to start
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and then clouds increase. temperatures range between 48 to 52 degrees. rain moves in tonight at 10:00 to 11:00. once the rain starts it will continue all throughout saturday. temperatures warm to 60 degrees. they clear heading into sunday windy conditions and temperatures drop back down to 52 degrees. heading into next week on st. patrick's day, 52 with windy conditions. >> that's your latest weather. >> thanks very much. >> a major ruling in a case that inspired the movie to die for. do you remember the case of pamela smart? her former teenage lover has been paroled 25 years after he killed her husband and she said she is not happy with that decision. >> why this guy who just missed out on a million dollar payday could be the most bummed out person in america. let's go to chanel jones in the orange room. >> the president had fun reading mean tweets. why he said it's nothing new to him. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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minutes ago. this is just on those delaware sides, nayman's road here it is hard to see with an energy crew responding to the accident. nayman's road is closed at peachtree road. this is right near interstate 95. so if this is part of your morning commute, be aware and avoid the area. new this morning investigators will be looking for the cause of a house fire in camden county. skyforce 10 over the scene on chestnut avenue just within the last half hour. that fire started on the second floor and is now out. no one was hurt. i'm vai sikahema with another update in 25 minutes. of course, you can always get the latest news and weather on the nbc 10 app. we'll send you back to the "today" show. have a great day. see you in a half hour.
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>> strike up the band at 7:30. our crowd is full of energy because it is loaded packed to the gill in time for spring break. coming up we are going have a shootout and a pep rally. it is not to be missed. >> the battle of the mascots. first let's take a look at what's making headlines. new demonstrations overnight one day after two officers were shot and wounded outside police headquarters. several people have been questioned but so far no arrests. >> investigators say the man who was arrested in the stabbing
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attack of mark lippert intended to kill him. he suffered injuries to the face and arm and was released from the hospital earlier this week. >> another american health worker contracted ebola. the unidentified patient was transferred to a treatment center at the national institutes of health. >> sorry he blaming the first lady. the response from an emmy winning host fired for controversial comments about michelle obama. >> we will begin with new attention on a 25-year-old murder case that made headlines worldwide. the new hampshire man who murdered the husband of his lover and former teacher pamela smart as a teenager has been granted parole and erica hill has the latest on that. >> good morning to you. it's a story of redemption in many ways. a parole hearing, the victim's family was emotional and seemed to be expecting the news. he is now 41 years old and spoke via speaker phone.
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in may of 1990 william flynn was 15 years old when he pleaded guilt tow second-degree murder in the death of greg smart. husband of his lover and school instructor pamela smart. >> i pulled the trigger. >> the played out on tv screens across the country. the first to be nationally televised from start to finish. inspiring the 1995 movie to die for, starring nicole kidman and joaquin phoenix. 25 years ladier -- >> it's your birthday and the good news is we are granting parole. >> on his 41st birthday the parole board gave him a second chance. >> i have not seen such remarkable accomplishments. you have gotten a college degree and going to be a journeyman electrician. >> flynn told the board he would always be haunted by what he did. >> i will always feel terrible
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about what happened. >> flynn testified he and then 22-year-old pamela smart who worked at his high school were having an affair and she threatened to break up with him if he didn't kill her husband, saying she wanted out of her marriage. >> i said god forgive me. >> pamela smart was convicted of being an aaccomplice. she was sentenced to in prison without parole. smart denied orchestrating the murder and told nbc news she wanted to end the relationship with flynn after he became obsessed. >> felt that the only way i would be free of greg to be with him would be if greg wasn't here. >> her spokesperson said smart is paying for someone else's crime. >> where is the fairness. he in cold blood put a gun to greg smart's head and murdered
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him. not pam. >> on thursday greg smart's family made one final request before the hearing was closed asking flynn to do something great with the second chance he has been given. >> he can redeem himself with great actions, hopefully to erase the evil things he has done. >> flynn promising he would. >> i will try to do something with my life that matters and makes a difference. >> flynn was transferred to a facility in maine as part of a work release program. the parole board advised him to deny interviews so the smart family can have peace. he will be moving in with his wife who he married behind bars. >> interesting to hear the brothers say we know all this happened but do something with
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your life. >> thank you so much. >> now a controversial comment aimed at the first lady that many deemed racist. the tv correspondent who made it now fired. >> until this week he was one of spanish language tv's most popular fashion comment eador and an emmy winner. on wednesday he created a racially tinged firestorm on a panel discussing a male make up artist who transforms himself into well-known female celebrities like taylor swift, jennifer lawrence and the kardashians. he was talking about a pedestrian picture of that artist done up by michelle obama. many immediately criticized as racist and unacceptable. he said you know michelle obama looks like she is papart of the cast of the planet of the's, the film. one of the fellow hosts tried to compliment the first lady but
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viewer outrage was swift. they released a statement announcing the firing of figueroa saying his comments were reprehensible and in no way reflect values or views. many supported the firing tweeting freedom of speech doesn't mean there won't be consequences for what you say. say what you want, but be ready for the fallout. sad to see they say everybody makes mistakes. racism is not something you dismiss as a mistake. late thursday he released an open letter directed at the first lady apologizing and saying he was referring to the artist's make up and not michelle obama herself and blamed the termination on the first lady and saying due to a complaint from your office i was fired. the white house is not commenting on the story. nbc news washington. >> what is wrong with people?
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>> unbelievable. >> and he blames the first lady. >> just stop. >> let's get a check of the weather from al. >> it is going to be an epic mascot battle. we will have record highs this weekend. big ridge of high pressure. l.a. today, they are talking about running the los angeles marathon a couple hours later because it will be so hot. 90 in l.a. and 22 degrees above normal. yuma arizona 93. medford, oregon is 68. on saturday in the midwest, fargo is 73. 72 in chicago. kansas city is 73. sunday though heat continues, 58 in chicago.
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dodge 76. i will tell you in new england, we will get a return high pressure and new york city on sunday 47 degrees. boston is 40. 6 degrees below normal. syracuse will see a high of only good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. heading throughout the rest of today, we'll see sunny skies with the clouds increasing. temperatures range between 48 and 52 degrees. the rain moves in at night at 10:00 to 11:00 at night. once the rain starts it continues all throughout saturday. temperatures warm up to 60 degrees. we clear up heading into sunday. windy conditions. temperatures drop back down to 52 degrees. heading into next week on st. patrick's day, 52 with windy conditions. and that's your latest weather. >> thanks al. coming up on trending you want to save money, don't get married. weddings have reached a new low. >> the photo that could hold the
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good morning i'm vai sikahema. we'll get the first alert forecast with meteorologist brittney shipp. it looks nice out there, is that short lived? it is short lived with sunshine starting off with clouds increasing into tonight. the rain gets here and once it gets here it's here to stay until saturday night. a look right now at philadelphia, 32 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. humidity at 35%. it will continue to rise throughout the day. the wind speeds out of the east/northeast at 18 miles per hour. for the feels-like temperature only 25 degrees. rain moves in as we head into tonight. and our temperatures will range between the high 40s and the low 50s for your daytime highs. vai? we want to remind you that you can get the latest forecast weather, alerts and advisories on your tablet. download our new app in the app store as a free download.
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and we'll check on traffic now with christine maddela. >> things are stacked up westbound at city avenue. the usual delays out there. and take a look at the schuylkill expressway near the vine street expressway. so wherever you go especially on the majors watch out for some of the sun glare that could impede your drive times as well. just lookout for that. take a look at the drive times, 61 minutes eastbound from the stretch of the pennsylvania turnpike to the vine. also on i-95 southbound. happening today, a judge will sentence two men for their role in the philadelphia for murder hire plot. both men pleaded guilty to the 2011 shooting of cory white. this happened after white's ex-girlfriend london ely posted she would pay someone $1000 to have white killed. a judge gave ely jail time and probation as part of a plea agreement. i'm vai sikahema with another update in 25 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather on the nbc 10 app. back to the "today" show. see you in a half hour.
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. it's 8:00 on "today." taking a stand. kathy griffin quits fashion police after seven episodes. the reason she decided to walk. >> candid conversation. entrepreneur and model opens up about her battle with alzheimer's. >> seems you are still fighting. >> i am fighting. i'm fighting right now. >> and her boots were made for selling. jessica simple on her billion dollar fashion empire young family and new music, live in studio 1a this friday march 13th 2015.
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>> we are here today! >> we are the university. >> let's go! >> we are new york state! we are --! >> welcome back to today. it's a great morning, we have a crazy crowd at this plaza.
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>> wow. >> the band is here and the mascots are here. the run to march madness starts on the plaza. let's go inside. in for nat low with a check on the top stories. >> thank you very much. a manhunt is intensifying for whoever opened fire on two police officers early thursday in ferguson missouri. police say they have leads but no suspects in the shooting that wounded both officers. last night there were calls for calm during a candlelight vigil. president obama said there is no excuse for criminal acts. attorney general eric holder calls the shooter a punk. the two officers are now out of the hospital. >> president obama is disappointed following last world trade center's incident
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following the secret service. they talked about a going away party and drove into a barrier at the white house, interrupting an active bomb scene investigation. they called it unacceptable and want answers from the secret service director. >> britain is paying tribute to hundreds who died. they are honoring the fallen heroes heroes. keer simmons has more. >> it's rare to see the royals all together. they gathered from a ceremony tow release military sacrifice in afghanistan war at the historic cathedral. the whole family together this morning for the last time before a new arrival. kate is now eight months pregnant. charles and camilla will tour the u.s. before a new grandchild
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is born. after two tours of afghanistan, he is leaving the military and kate is givekeeping up her work even while heavily pregnant. >> and this visit. it looked like fun. on the set of downton abby is a fan of the show. and even as her due date nears, she has been an icon. from baby boom coat to ball gown. you see new stylish outfits. in heels, and spots and pink. perhaps she is hoping for a girl. >> and they said kate had been wearing what she wore last time she was pregnant that saves the family a little money.
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>> actor will ferrell took on a new role. major league baseball player. he laced up cleats not just for one team. he played for ten teams in one day and played all nine positions. it was part of a funny or die project and he made several plays in the field. will ferrell plans to auction off his gear to raise money for cancer research. great cause there. it is 8:05 and we'll get another check of the weather from al. >> thanks so much. >> over here let's hear your fight song. fight song! fight song!
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let's look at your weather. wow. a lot of wet weather making its way out. chicago and new orleans looking at wet weather we havelets rock arkansas. flash flood watches and a real mess and ends up good morning, i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. as we head into the rest of today, we'll see sunny skies to start and then our clouds will increase. our temperatures will range between 48 and 52 degrees. rain moves in at night, not until 10:00, 11:00, but once the rain starts it's continuing all throughout your saturday. temperatures will warm up to 60 degrees. we clear up heading into sunday. windy conditions. temperatures drop back down to 52 degrees. heading into next week on st. patrick's day, 52 with windy conditions.
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. >> years. >> i can't hear anything. >> thank you, al. coming up next why this guy could be the saddest man in america this morning. >> have $25 million to spare? bob hope's dream home could be yours. we will take you on a tour. >> one of the most successful women in the world. jessica simpson. say somethin people across america are taking advantage of sprint's cut your bill in half event. what's that in your hand? um... my at&t bill. my verizon bill. what's the monthly rate? $85 about $160 what if sprint could cut your rate plan in half? i... would love to cut that in half. and give you unlimited talk and text in the u.s. and match your data. that's incredible. bring in your verizon or at&t bill, turn in your old phone and we'll cut your rate plan in half. switch now and we'll pay whatever it costs for you to come to sprint.
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oats, and i'm checking to see if i packaged it. he says "it has a certain code that's my line, this is the date." if the last 3 letters were p22, that's me. lowe's presents: how to use the greek gods to update your deck. wow, i can't believe you did this deck yourself. well me, lowe's and zeus and apollo. now get the dewalt 18-volt combo kit for just $199 at lowe's. >> i like that. they could have a cheerleading squad every day. i'm in the food for trending now. we will start with time's new cover featuring hillary clinton. do you see anything unusual? look closely at her head. some say they designed the cover in a way that it looked like she
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has horns. time said this is coincidental and posted 34 other hornings. pope francis and ben ticket president obama, vladimir putin and even jesus appeared to have the horn treatment. it is not the first time clinton has been horned either. perhaps it's much a do about nothing. >> hillary wanted something very weird. >> the jesus one, come on. >> inside the ark. >> it's her hair. >> you say that picture is hornier than others. you have been practicing that all morning. >> anyway she was in the dressing room reversing that. >>a i mystery man in california
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could be the saddest man in america and here's why. he bought a winning power ball ticket worth $1 million. for some unknown reason he didn't claim the cash. they hoped to find him. one guy did come forward and he was ineligible. the rules say you have to have the ticket and the lottery deadline came and went. he is out a lot. that million dollars does go to the california schools. >> can you imagine you find it the next day. >> i give the lottery credit that they tried to find him. too bad for you. >> we tried. >> i hope he never finds out. better not to know. >> while president obama was reading mean tweets the first lady was busy challenging ellen to a dance off.
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♪ >> the first lady celebrating the first anniversary of her let's move challenge. ellen meanwhile in the plaza with our own dance off facing off. we will have fun with those kids out there. >> i thought they were going do that. >> i like it because it seems accessible. i can do that. >> you will do everything in a row? i like that. >> so much funk in it. >> that are is what's trending today. >> kathy griffin is making headlines. she just recently joined e's
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fashion police and said it's time to leave. >> it's a bust after hosting just seven episodes. she decides she had enough of the show. she alludes to concerns about body shaming writing there is plenty to make fun of without bringing people's bodies into it. i do not want to use my comedy to bring perfectionism and intolerance. >> i think she will be applauded for that. kathy knew what she was getting into signing up to be a host of the fashion police, but she was not fomcomfortable making fun of people. >> she talked to savannah after talking about the late joan rivers. >> joan rivers was a very good friend of yours. i'm sure that's bitter sweet.
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>> i will take no prisoners in her style. our styles were different. i'm a different human being and i'm more improvisational and i don't know what i'm going to say. >> kelly osbourne left the show. overnight they tweeted she is proud of griffin. the dueling departers from fashion police more headlines from a show no stranger to controversy after juliana rancic mocked zen dia at the awards. >> i top the say to anyone that i have hurt that i am so sincerely sorry. >> she apologized but insiders have another example of how the show is struggling since rivers's death. >> it's a clear indication that without joan the show could be in a bit of trouble. >> e is grateful for the many laughs and announced melissa rivers will cohost the panel's
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next episode. for griffin, it's fear that the fashion police is not her week. >> a lot of people were surprised. she knew what the gig was about but said no. >> she is an edgy comedian who has taken twips at people. >> they are tough shoes to fill. you can't recreate what you had. >> will the show stick around? a lot of questions. >> many celebrities mocked, but few are as simple as jessica simpson simpson. she is ready to share her wisdom from teen vogue's 10th annual fashion university. now along with the editor ladies good morning. good to see you. this sounds very exciting. >> who knew i would be a dean one day. you ready to impart your knowledge? >> absolutely.
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they will all teach me more than i could possibly teach them. >> do you like public speaking or is it nerve racking? >> it's amazing to get in there and just to be inspirational and to be a mentor and show what my whole company is about. it is teamwork and love and passion. >> you picked jessica for a reason. a lot of celebrities do it and not all have done as well. she has a billion dollar empire. >> very few have this kind of success and jessica's business is the envy of them. she is a mogul and balanced with becoming such a huge success in the fashion industry and expanding her business and being a mother and celebrity and the girls will learn a lot from her. >> you gave me chills. i feel so inspired. >> you are a mom in addition
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being a mogul. what's the best thing you learned about business along the way? >> the best thing i have learned about business? it changes every day and just to stay on top of it and really just listen to the people around you and to try and understand what is happening. what's trend and what really works for every woman. i have been all kinds of sizes and all kinds of love and being a mom. i feel like people can relate to me and i think it's important for people to relate to someone that is a fashion designer. >> last time i saw you, i think we talked last june. you were about to be married. you got married in july. >> you were pregnant. >> we both had big life changes. i saw your money around here. >> marriage is unbelievable. i couldn't be more in love and
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he has given me two of the best -- blessings i could possibly imagine. having a boy and a girl i'm blessed. they inspire me. >> i have to say i was looking for your instagram feed. your racy pictures on valentine's day. par are those happen sometimes. >> you are keeping the love alive. >> i am. i am not shy to be in love with my husband. >> it looks like maxwell is a mini you. is her personality like you? >> she is feistier. definitely. i am much more reserved and she is very opinionated even though she is 2. >> you were pretty opinionated yourself. >> i am opinionated, but i don't yell it in your face. >> i can only imagine you think
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jessica will be really inspiring. >> i do. >> the business she has is incredible. it's huge and it's a global business. a billion dollars is the number we hear and it's growing all the time. 32 different categories. >> we went through them last night. >> 32 categories and she understands every facet of her business. design marketing and it's there for the kids to learn. >> and feisty. >> and teen vogue. >> thank you so much. >> and i will send it over to carson. >> hi jessica. my old pal there. from one success story to another, bob hope was one of the most beloved entertainers. his palm springs estate is up for sale. we have the exclusive tour. >> if you thought comedian bob hope was old fashioned, take a look at his space age dream home. >> this is a one-of-a-kind.
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>> i asked what he thought of our house and he said gee, bob, i didn't know you were doing so well. >> this 23,000 square foot a bode is on the market for $24.9 million. stewart smith is one of the realtors. >> this is an incredible view and it shows the site. >> the highest habitat, it offers a panoramic look at the popular desert community. some of the best views are of the house itself. especially if you look up. >> perhaps the coolest window of this place is the one above. >> exactly. it's a window to the galaxies. >> the project was designed by john lautner, a disciple of frank lloyd wright. they check out a model. missioned in the late 1960s, it wasn't finished until 1980. michael stern was granted unprecedented access. >> a lot of people likened the
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shape of the house to a ufo. he said if the martians come to earth, they will know where to come. >> it has a putting green, sand trap and water hazard. he had a similar set up in his home near los angeles he once she showed off to nbc news. back in palm springs, one of the most memorable is the massive caddy party planners dream. >> this was one of the primary focuses of the house. you can do a sit down dinner for 500. she could. >> the hopes's palm springs home outdoor space blends seamlessly to the indoor space. picture this room packed with six card tables surrounded by friends playing gin rummy. the guest book was filled with
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a-list names. it was featured in several christmas specials and built for entertaining. >> now that the war is over i thought it would be nice to invite the troops to my house. i want to show you the same hospitality you showed me. >> you walk in the door and you can't believe it's real. >> like something out of the future owned by a lendentgend from the past. palm springs, california. >> i lived there and my folks still live there, that home is iconic. very cool. >> i hear you saying i'll take it. >> let's go outside to al. >> thanks so much. >> we will go to the pep rally. we have fans fired up.
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we have the big east. it's going to be huge. right after your local news it's 8:26. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get your first alert forecast from meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. we're going to see plenty of sunshine to start but then the clouds move in heading into the afternoon. the rain gets here tonight and lasts through saturday. keep that in mind as you're making your weekend plans. we'll see steady light rain with occasional heavy downpours. here's a look outside right now. plenty of sunshine and our temperatures are cold to start. 32 degrees in philadelphia, mid-20s in pottstown, 24 degrees in mt. pocono 30 degrees in trenton. here is the rain and it's going to get here by tonight. after 10:00 p.m. so expect to have an umbrella if you plan on staying out late all day saturday with the rain clearing up on sunday.
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if you're getting ready to head out, let's check traffic. >> the friday morning rush is still happening right now. we're seeing the stacking up of all these cars here. this is 76 westbound near city avenue. especially slow are the schuylkill expressway and 95. you'll see those delays out there. as we look at your travel times those are the two trouble spots we're seeing. eastbound from the pennsylvania turnpike to the vine street expressway is going to take you about an hour. tracy. police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man walking his dog in the overbrook section of philadelphia. that happened on woodcrest avenue around 8:30 last night. officers found the 51-year-old victim in the street with a dog leash in his hand and a flashlight in the other. police say the dog remained by the man's side and was not harmed. they say the victim usually walks his dog with his daughter along the same route every night but she wasn't there that night. police believe that robbery was the motive. i'm tracy davidson.
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it is 8:30 and friday the 13th. but we are feeling lucky on the plaza. a pep rally going on. it's loud and awesome and we have not one, but two big college basketball tournaments in town. >> just wait until you see the school spirit. we have a showdown here. first a big announcement. take a look. >> it's reba and i'm coming back to the "today" show for the
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first time in years am i will be there next month, but i would like you to watch my video called going out like that off my brand-new album called love somebody. >> that's cool. reba intyre coming to "today." she will be here april 14th and check out her video on >> new york transformed into a big college town. students have been gathering here and watch their schools battle it out for a shot at the n ncaa tournament. brooklyn is hosting the conference tournament. where is the atlantic ten? the big eastern conference tournament at madison square garden. >> we collected four students that attend a school to see if they can make the most amount of
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free-throws in third seconds. let's do it. three, two, one, go. oh no! that's it. the big east. are you ready? here we go.
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move aside. go! that's one. there is two. and we need two more. try bank shot. and the three. one more. keep going. oh! four is the winning number. six, congratulations. we have "today" show basketballs. i don't know where they are. >> they are loving the back there. we have stuff for you guys over here. we will give it to you in a little bit. thanks for playing and have a great week.
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>> good stuff! here's a lovely party. how about a check of the weather? >> as far as your weather for the weekend, wet weather and rainy. we will look at sunshine out west and record breaking temperature. more rain in the pacific northwest. could be rain on the st. patrick's day parade for friends in boston. sunny skies making their way through the gulf. that's what's going on around good morning, i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. as we head into the rest of today, we'll see sunny skies to start and then our clouds will increase. our temperatures will range between 48 and 52 degrees. rain moves in at night, not until 10:00, 11:00, but once the rain starts, it's continuing all throughout your saturday. temperatures will warm up to 60 degrees. we clear up heading into sunday. windy conditions. temperatures drop back down to 52 degrees.
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heading into next week on st. patrick's day, 52 with windy conditions. >> and that's your latest weather. >> by the way, you have a powerful interview with us. a remarkable woman. >> i have to tell you, this one was tough. i have known her for over 20 years. one of daytime's most effervescent stars. known as b smith. b smith with style for almost a decade. she was a decorator and author and b smith did it all. it was a shock to her fans and friends when last year at 65 the one-of-a-kind woman revealed she was battling alzheimer's. i recently sat down with her and her husband for a candid conversation. >> you look as beautiful if not more than i have ever seen you.
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this position of alzheimer's, what's going on inside as opposed to outside. how do you deal with it? >> i deal with it in a practical way. i know that i have got a problem. it doesn't make me happy. sometimes it makes me teary. but because i have great support, i'm doing fine. i'm doing really good. >> b started noticing problems of forgetting two years ago. her husband started noticing changes. >> from being a multitask person to more of a sequential person which was different. or doing things that were a little out of the ordinary. like what was that? >> do you remember sitting in that doctor's office and getting that diagnosis? >> yes. i had tears in my eyes. at the same time i said i'm not going to give to it. i'm going to fight.
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i'm going to fight. >> when you heard this this is the woman you love and has been part of your life. what was your reaction? >> first of all, you don't believe it. there is total denial. you go to a point of anger and a point of frustration and sadness. you go to a point where you curse god and say why? she doesn't deserve this. if anybody didn't deserve it it's this woman. she is the sweetest human being bar none. nothing is mean or co95ing. you say why. after you curse god, you apologize. >> b and dan decided sharing her alzheimer's diagnosis with the public could bring awareness to the disease. even if at times she struggles to find the right words.
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>> i want people to know that i have early on set. >> it's tough. >> but i'm going to wash my tears and ton go back and be a better person than i have been in the past. >> that includes shooting a public service announcement for the brain health registry who needs more patients for clinical trials. >> i'm b smith and i suffer from alzheimer's disease. brain disease affects millions. unfortunately minorities are under represented. >> for b, the struggle continues. she became disoriented and wandered through new york city for over 17 years.
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>> i thought i lost her. it was like living in a nightmare, but you are awake. i got on my knees and prayed. >> when you saw dan and realized that he was there, how did you feel? >> a little bit like that girl. a little bit. but i wanted to be free. that's what i wanted. >> kind of a taste of your old life? >> yeah. uh-huh. >> she slept for a day. she slept for 18 hours. 16 or 18 hours. >> b and dan know they will continue to face challenges like these in the future but try to hold on to the present as much as possible. >> when you think about b, what do you think about? >> the first thing is to try to create the best possible moments we can have. if i had to do it over again, i
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would have been happy for her to choose me as i would have been to choose her. >> it seemed that you are still fighting. >> i am fighting. i'm fighting right now. i will be fighting. >> we will fight. there is only one way. forward. that's it. not an option. >> i'm lucky i have a best friend. >> powerful. >> they are both very special people and i love them both. african-americans are twice as likely to have alzheimer's than caucasians. for more on the brain health registry and campaign to eradicate the disease it was started by maria shriver. >> she is such an icon. someone i grew up admiring and you read a sense of an entrepreneur who inspired women
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of all backgrounds. even while she is afraid of admitting. >> we were doing a segment on healthy cooking. the kind of person who drops a room with their warm energy. such a warm spirit. >> and continues. >> we wish her the best. >> the real people person. >> up next are you setting yourself up for an audit. the biggest mistake to avoid. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> here's my buddy, wrangler in the orange room. important tax tips to help you save big this year and with the filing deadline just over a month away new rules and ways
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to maximize deductions you want to know about. we have a financial editor and let's start with the affordable care act and what people need to know. >> the affordable care act, this is the first year that you have to say that you got coverage or face a penalty. while you are filling out your taxes, you have to check a box whether you got it through an employer or through the exchange. if you didn't there is a new form 8965. it either says i'm exempt or have to pay a penalty. it's $95 an adult and up to $285 a kid. >> tax credit is the way to make tax credit more affordable. if you claim your credit you claim it when you bought your policy. thattic tas another form 8962. you will see i'm eligible for
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this. >> every year you use and spend the money in the flexible accounts. you may lose it. >> this year you will not lose it. they can allow them to roll over $500 for next year. check with your benefits to see if they allow you to do. if your company slid the deadline a bit to march 15th that gives you two days to use the money in your flexible spending account. to buy stuff like this that many people don't think qualifies. there is a website called fsa >> you can have a lot of fun with that money. >> vitamins. >> tax tips and grabbing every deduction every year. >> right and often you have to itemize to get the deductions. if you itemize, you can write off state income or sales tax. many people look at it and say
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of course state next tax is the no brainer. it's not. if you bought a car or another big purchase sales tax may go out so you can add that big amount of tax to your deduction. look for that. >> what if you are out of a job and looking for work? >> 2014 was a great year to find a job. many people are eligible to deduct their job hunting. you have to have been looking in the same field ta as you were originally working. it goes under miscellaneous expenses. if your job hunting expenses equalled 2% of your income and you itemized you can write it off. >> i top the get to that one. avoiding an audit. >> make sure you report all of your income. many people are free lancers and that means they have a stack of 1099s and a couple of w 2s as
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well. all of the income has to match or they will send you a letter. >> reading about the scams out there. how can you report? >> file as soon as possible. the scam that we are seeing is people's tax refunds are being swiped. it's a form of identity theft. someone gets your social security number and file a tax refund in your name. we are seeing it in particular with the state. they are filing as if they were you and grabbing your refund. if you get a notice from the irs that someone else filed a social security number call the police and file a police report and let the irs know and put a freeze on your credit. >> good information. good to see you. up next who is getting cream and why the pies are about to start flying on the plaza. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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the biggest celebration ever. you were right. it matches up with 3-14-15. we have the ultimate pie challenge. share pictures of pie with the hash tag pi today. we got over 500 and we were still counting. $5,000 and it's a first.
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you are going down. >> i got stopped. >> here we go. help you out. going for savannah a little
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low. okay. i won't do it. >> the only one so far. weekday afternoon. we'll be right back. but first this is "today" on nbc. #
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>> if you could go back and talk to 2o-year-old mike tyson -- >> 20-year-old mike tyson, i'm the guy who had to fire. from a physical and psychological aspect.
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good morning, i'm tracy davidson. no pie in the face. meteorologist brittney shipp, at least you've got that going for you. >> this is true but we do have rain that's going to move in as we head into tonight. we'll start off with sunshine and the clouds increase heading into the afternoon. take a look at our picture outside right now, not a cloud in the sky, but again changing forecast for you as we head into
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tonight. 26 right now in the poconos, 30 degrees in allentown. it's a cold start to the morning in wilmington, 36. 35 in millville. here's a system that will get here by 11:00 p.m. so during the day you'll be fine. if you plan on staying out late tonight, bring an umbrella. temperatures will warm into the 40s by noon 47 by 3:00 p.m. our high today 52. the city of philadelphia is preparing to say a final farewell to fallen police officer robert wilson. there will be a viewing tonight from 4:00 till 8:00 at the francis funeral home in west philadelphia. a second viewing will happen saturday morning at the university of pennsylvania followed by the funeral which will begin at 10:00. officer wilson will be buried at fernwood cemetery. wilson was woman eightan eight-year veteran. last thursday he was on duty went into the gamestop to buy a birthday presenting for his son. police say two men came in and tried to rob the place. wilson tried to stop them and
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was shot and killed. the two men are both charged in his murder. preparations are under way at the palestra. if you take mass transit, septa bus route 52 will be detoured from 4:00 to 9:00 for today's viewing. i'm tracy davidson. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes. you can get realtime updates with the nbc 10 news app. now back to the "today" show.
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police after seven episodes. we head into the kitchen with al and iron mike tyson on his rise fall and big come back. all that and more coming up no >> from nbc news this is "today's" take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> i don't think i have seen anything quite like what we have witnessed at the end of the "today" show.
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it was pi day, tomorrow is national pi day. we donated money first to the organization. then it took -- we were all clothed in rain coats and goggles. >> most of you were. >> willie was out to do a tease. look at what happens when tamron hall does it. >> don't you do it cameron hall. bam. just like that. just like that willie geist takes one in the side of the face. you know as bugs bunny would say, this means war. and so boom! tamron takes one right in the kisser. tamron is getting redone. because meredith who is the
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guest pier she turned one over. >> unbelievable. ed the producers said we have key lime pies for you. are you crazy? those are heavy. they originally wanted to do frozen pies. >> not even thawed out. >> they scooped it out and did just whipped cream. soupy sales said you down the use whipped cream. it starts to go sour and it's sticky. you use shaving cream. >> it filled my ear. i looked deep into tamron's soul. i said don't you do it. >> you look at willie's face. don't you do it.
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>> he saw it coming too. she stared me down and thought and thought. >> she did it at the commercial break. why didn't you wait. >> tamron hall. >> did you have to go for the hair. >> that was an ambush. >> i agree, but you went for my hair man. so i wasn't going to hit willie with the pie. >> then what happened. >> you stared me down. >> it's your fault. >> i pleaded to spare me in that moment. >> this is the face of a man who knows. >> tamron! don't do it. when i was a kid, my dad said tamron. once you say it al roker. in a devil a costume.
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>> you look amazing either way. >> my shoes don't match. look at my hair. and i have to do news nation. i got whipped cream on my shoe. >> my theory is we will all get it. we are a team and feel strongly that when one person does it we all have to do it. do the polar plunge in chicago and i got dunked for breast cancer and have to do that again. we are doing this for you. >> i'm across the street and
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carson is right here. >> you are in luck. we are a little different size. i don't think he can get one arm. >> it was such a window into your soul. i looked in your eyes and pleaded for my life. >> that's not what happened. >> you had no problem. >> tamron! >> i love the eye roll. look at my eye roll. hold on. >> you enjoyed it. >> you are proud of it. >> the rewind. >> there you go. tamron. tamron! watch the eye roll. >> i want to see it backwards. >> you loved it a little too much. >> we should have said do i throw it away for money? next time. >> you were caught up in the moment.
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>> what else? tamron! okay. >> let's move along here. president obama was on with jimmy kimmel last night. a good interview. light stuff and he did a bit, one of the funniest going. >> is there any way we can fly obama to a golf course halfway around the world and leave him there. >> how do you make his eyes light up. shine a light in his ears. i'm okay with the president wearing jeans. i'm not okay with him wearing those jeans. oh man. i love that. >> i love that. that's good business. >> the president, lets them
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hang. >> last night a couple of tweets from the fashionistas up there. kathy griffin, seven episodes in saying bye-bye to e's fashion police because she said she doesn't fit with the show's direction. kathy sent out via instagram saying there is plenty to make fun of without bringing people's bodies into it. i do not want to use my comedy to contribute to perfectionism and intolerance. last month kelly osbourne quit the show and they are grateful for the many laughs. minute march 30th with juliana rancic and brad who is owned by a sister network. i am curious to hear more from kathy griffin because she knew the show and joined the show. i don't know if there was something behind the scenes that we don't know when she joined and said i don't top the say
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this. she said i'm ready to bring it. everyone should be ready and not holding back. i don't understand. >> there is some speculation that maybe she saw the ratings were not that great on the show. >> before the same thing. i like kathy griffin, but what did you think the show was some. >> she knew. >> the person who watches the show regularly, that incident was awful and she deserved that apology she received from juliana rancic. they usually keep it to the clothes. besides joan and i think the past that everyone gave her because of the comedy legend she and was, i didn't see a lot of fat or body shaming. usually it was about the clothes and she looked terrible or there was a biting comment that came
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from joan. the front-runner if they are going to continue chloe kardashian can come in. >> melissa. >> she great. she's the producer of the show. >> did it ever get so ugly that they would say throw a pie at one of the others. >> can't let it go? >> al had an interview and if there is something you can go online and see in their entirety whatever the case may be you have to see this interview that al did. >> i have known b and her husband for the better part of 23 years. this was very difficult. she was diagnosed with
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alzheimer's and spoke to her. >> do you remember sitting in that doctor's office and getting that diagnosis? >> yes. i had tears in my eyes. but at the same time i also said i'm not going to give to it. i'm going to fight. i'm going to fight. >> there is only one way forward. that's it. not an option. >> and i'm lucky i have a best friend. >> such a vibrant exciting smart, funny woman. when i heard the diagnosis, i really couldn't believe it. they really are fighting. they are terrific people and in doing the great thing, she went out and did a psa for brain health registry. african-americans are more likely to develop alzheimer's
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and dementia. >> i did not know that statistic. >> i didn't either. >> and under represented when it comes to the studies. she it done this to try to get to all people and especially people of color. to register. try to help so that they have base lines. >> they told you the story of she went missing one day from their home last year for 17 hours, was it? >> she it gotten on a bus from the hamptons to manhattan. she got put on to come back to the hamptons. it was not supposed to make a stop between manhattan and southampton. she got off and wandered the streets and took the staten island ferry and ended up at a diner. luckily one of their friends recognized her. can we roll back a second?
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we want to mention that maria shriver has an alzheimer's campaign. >> such a powerful interview. go online and watch it. >> make that call. >> it's amazing. >> let's take a look outside. >> is it raining pies? >> that's sounded like a looky. >> the weather is -- there it is again. there is mine from meredith my friend. she is -- tricky. >> then she disappears. >> just like that. starts the trouble and then loafs. that's why you want to watch the meredith vieira show to see who she takes out on her show. heavy rain making its way from the gulf to the southeast from
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indianapolis down. memphis is a mess. rev heavy rain and flood watches. it's going to continue during the day. three inches of rain by this afternoon into the evening hours. heavy thunderstorms continue to develop. flood watches for cincinnati late tonight into tomorrow. secondary storm develops. bangor maine. six to 12 inches by sunday. for boston you stay with your overnight mix. rain for good morning, i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. as we head into the rest of today, we'll see sunny skies to start and then our clouds will increase. our temperatures will range between 48 and 52 degrees. rain moves in at night, not until 10:00, 11:00, but once the rain starts, it's continuing all throughout your saturday.
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temperatures will warm up to 60 degrees. we clear up heading into sunday. windy conditions. temperatures drop back down to 52 degrees. heading into next week on st. patrick's day, 52 with windy conditions. >> got to get yourself back together. willy is crying about his show. >> the wardrobe. >> make upcoming in. up next we spent time with mike tyson. >> the release of his documentary called chance. he talked about his life then and now and a lot of things in oh there's an energy crisis happening alright. a human one. and it's time to fight it.
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>> everyone has a message from someone who needed the mystery. >> was it important to show the roots of who the real mike tyson is? >> not necessarily. what i have become. i went to a high school and when i went in it was like a 15 by 15 movie screen. it was very humbling. >> it was as much about poverty as the continues that throw you into boxing. >> the most successful one. the one thing they had in common. they can read write, and they
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normally take advantage. imagine the guy making $20,000. you won't have no money. then again he is in bebt because he didn't pay his taxes. there is no revelation for that. >> that i understand. what people who look at your career and understand that you were exploited too. he made something like $300 million fighting and ended up bankrupt. how does that happen? >> you put the trust of people who say they are your friends or say they ared ones and doesn't work out the way they planned. i don't blame anybody. i only blame myself. >> if you can talk to 20-year-old mike tyson and say do these things differently. >> 20-year-old mike tyson wouldn't listen.
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i have to feel the plane. i am just very lucky. >> watching the movie, a huge fan of yours growing up. i was reminded of the pure intimidation and you can see the guy quivering as he waited for you. what was it like to have that power? >> to be honest amazing. it's like they put you in a state. >> he is down again. >> he's not going to make it. it's all over. >> the first fight i went to was the tyson fight. >> i can't believe this. you had the 25th anniversary. the buster douglas fight. watching you go down. i felt this might sound strange, kind of emotional like i was watching the end of something. a guy who was invincible. did that feel like a big moment at the time? >> you have to look at the bad
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day at the office. >> as i sit across from you, you strike me as a guy who seems happy. do you look back on the scenes from the old mike ty who says who is that guy? do you recognize him? >> i don't recognize him that much but in order to survive, i have to be that guy. >> do you feel like you cut that guy loose? >> without that guy, i would never be here. without him i'm nobody. >> just a few minutes and a long talk. he is a fascinating guy. i want to thank the mendez boxing gym for allowing us to shoot there. champs opens in theaters and it's ava we're in latin america to taste some great coffee. oh that's mccafé. bienvenidos! mccafé is a blend of 100% arabica beans from regions like this, expertly roasted for a smooth, rich flavor. mmm i can almost taste it. that's the aroma of perfectly brewed mccafé. (slurp)
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we start with fresh milk from u.s. dairy farms so you can make something amazing, kraft natural cheese. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. let's get your first alert forecast from meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. we're starting off with plenty of sunshine but we'll see clouds increasing heading into the afternoon and rain starts tonight and will continue through all of saturday. so keep that in mind as you're making your plans. plenty of sunshine you can see on our camera there. current temperatures it's a cold start to the morning. 36 degrees, 32 in pottstown, 32 in allentown and 26 in the poconos. there's a system off to the southwest. as we go through the rest of today, you'll see those clouds increasing and then closer to 10:00, 11:00 at night is when we'll see the rain move in and, again, it's going to stick around all saturday. tracy. new this morning, just minutes from now crews will be
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shutting down a ramp to make repairs following last month's tanker crash and fire. this is the scene from sky force 10 along route 90 to route 130 in pennsauken. the tanker was carrying 8,000 gallons of gas when it flipped on its side and burned. crews will close the ramp at 9:30 for about a half an hour to put down fresh asphalt. today a judge will sentence two men in a murder-for-hire plot. both pleaded guilty to the drive-by shooting of corey white. it happened after white's ex-girlfriend posted on her facebook page she would pay someone to have white killed. tom wolf will be in berks county to drum up support for education spending in his state budget. he'll visit the secondary center. he wants to help close the gap between wealthy and poor school districts. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. it's a free download from the
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app store. now back to the "today" show. i'm tracy davidson. have a great day.
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. >> freaky friday. natalie has the day off today. if you are wondering what's going on, i was the victim of a vicious attack of a pie outside by tamron. it's pie day. the ratio of this. we asked you earlier in the week to send us a pie recipe inspired by today's take. we have chosen two of them and got good one we have the margarita key lime pie. >> is that katie perry some. >> i have been sampling it.
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it is delicious. thank you so much. it's perfect. >> this is taco tuesday. >> it's a breakfast but heato pie. i love key lime pie and i'm addicted to key lime pie. joe in miami. this key lime pie. this is amazing. this taco and burrito, i could eat the whole thing. >> this will be breakfast today. >> this is so good. >> you have to download the recipes. >> i'm done. we have the take of what willie
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did. that's why tamron has that in her hair. >> that's so wrong. >> wow! and the crowd behind it. look at that. good morning, i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. as we head into the rest of today, we'll see sunny skies to start and then our clouds will increase. our temperatures will range between 48 and 52 degrees. rain moves in at night, not until 10:00, 11:00, but once the rain starts, it's continuing all throughout your saturday. temperatures will warm up to 60 degrees. we clear up heading into sunday. windy conditions. temperatures drop back down to 52 degrees. heading into next week on st. patrick's day, 52 with windy conditions.
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>> these pies are the gift that keeps giving. >> the pie is in your nose. no pie fights anymore. get the club music. it's friday. time to toast the weekend. first, carrie washington is digging into a new scandal and signed on to yet another famous woman in d.c. anita hill. washington is set to produce and star and focus on the confirmation hearing. clarence thomas and hill rocked the nation testifying that thomas had sexually ha haszed her. the 38-year-old in washington said she did not grow up thinking she was pretty. she just learned to be mart and
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funny and developed that. >> i grew up thinking she was pretty. >> have you guys been watching empire? you haven't? >> i got it on dvr. >> every week this show increased. now the show is blowing up even more with amazing guest stars. confirming the news to hollywood. they will be on the show in butler. said he has been begging her to join the series. it's on another network, but it's a buzz. a cultural phenomenon. this makes my heart just explode with love and happiness.
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he had a partially developed arm working with microsoft, the collective project. he presented alex with a bionic arm just like iron man. >> each one looks the same. >> yours may be better than mine. what do you say we both try them on and do a progress report? >> what's his name? >> robert. >> the arm was developed by a senior director of an organization that develops them to children in meet.
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today's call of the wild. it frees up superstitions about animals we a associate with bad luck. >> wildlife expert is here with a couple that are good luck. good morning. good to see you. >> good to see you. this is a white deer. >> serves you right. >> she ate my dress. >> i said good luck and it goes towards your dress.
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this animal brings good fortune. they believe it's very, very spiritual. good fashion taste as well. in 30,000 are born in the wild. >> this is animal for thousands of years. come up here on the table you guys. good luck. thousands of years, people i believe that tortiouses represent longevity and good luck. >> in the world. tam ron. >> this is freaky friday. >> friday the 13th. a beautiful tortious. 150 pounds. this is about 60 pounds. a lot of water. he feels very, very comfortable.
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this is cool. let's just leave them here and we will talk with animals people think bring bad luck. >> i'm not doing it. >> this is a snake. ever since, this is a wane bow boa. people associated snakes with being evil and bad luck. >> look at that. >> watch the head. pafr ever where do we find it? >> south mork. he will be found in brazil. they believe our fear of snakes is innate because our ancestors had to avoid them. >> this is bad luck. look at this. this is walter. this is such an incredible
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thing. crows associated with evil and death. you see five you will get a disease. if you see six, you are going to die. beautiful animal and very intelligent. the smartest human animal. more intelligent. walter can talk. he doesn't want to do it on queue. you want to take it? >> friday the 13th look at this. are you scared of cats? are. >> i'm afraid of adult cats. >> it's a baby cat. it won't get bigger. isn't that neat? . >> this is a domestic munch kin cat. >> look at the legs. look at the little legs. it's fine. it's a normal occurrence in the
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recipe. you want something more authentic. >> this is an easy dish to do. brisket is a tough piece of meat. it starts it get really tender. very simple dish. take this and your brisket. >> what kinds of spices. >> they have mustard seed and different salt and pepper and black pepper corn. that goes in and we usually put in thyme and bay leaves and that gives it flavor. that cooks out and once that is cooked it's tender. you let it relax and the vegetables. >> let it relax. >> chill right there. take it easy. >> rutabaga and potatoes and carrots. a simple dish. we put it back in and allow it to cook.
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it becomes tender. >> you have cabbage in there. >> yes. here we go. you have cabbage to take it out and corn beef take it out. it's family style. a little bit of butter in there and that would surprise you. >> i love this next dessert. >> this is a dublin dish. it's called a gur cake. a kid is going to school and it never goes there. they would use up some of the left over pastries from the day before. dates and raisins and a little bit of milk. cinnamon nutmeg and mace. we put an egg in. they would take that and mix it up. >> you end up with this.
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is this pastry dough? >> you put it in so it doesn't rise that much. >> you layer this in? parlay>> >> layer it right in. that tops it from rising. we end up with this. the kids would be hungry in the afternoon after school. >> gur is the sound yore stomachs make. >> beef is amazing. >> then we have irish pie for you. we are back in a moment, but first this is "today" on our freaky friday
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>> the official pi day tomorrow. >> too soon. >> instead of that we will talk convenience. you may have noticed there more and more mail order subscriptions. not just for bacon of the month. male planning and all the ingredients delivered. they will send you a trunk full of outfits to try on. we will look at the subscription services and which may be a good fit for you. no no no. that's all right. that's okay. coming up -- >> we are not going to be in the middle. >> can i lick the pie off of my finger? >> we
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and that breaking news philadelphia police are asking for your help to find this missing 4-year-old boy. the child's mother told police that her ex-boyfriend took her son from her north philadelphia home and took him early this morning. the child is around 30 pounds has curly hair and was last seen wearing a white jacket and black nike sneakers with green bottoms. police say anyone with any information on where this boy may be should call them. let's get our first alert
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forecast now from meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning. >> good morning. we'll see plenty of sunshine to start and then the clouds will move in as we head into tonight. that's when the rain will move in. once the rain starts it's going to stick around all day on saturday. here's a live look at boat house row where you can see the flags are moving. it's a breezesy start on this friday. temperatures have warmed to 39 in philadelphia, 32 in allentown and 29 in the poconos. here's the system that is heading our way as we push into tonight. it won't start until after 10:00 p.m. rain all day saturday. we expect 3/4 to 1 inch of rainfall. right now road crews have shut down a ramp in pennsauken new jersey to make repairs following last month's tanker crash and fire. sky force 10 is live over the scene along the on-ramp from route 90 to route 130 where workers are laying down some fresh asphalt there. that's near the betsy ross bridge. this was the fire back in february. the tanker was carrying 8,000 gallons of gasoline when it
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flipped onto its side and burned. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. of course you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. back to the "today" show. have a great day.
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>> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ ♪ i really really really really like you ♪ >> it is try day, give it away friday, the 13th of march. don't let that worry you. >> no not at all. >> who cares about that stuff? we've got an awesome day planned for you here. the new "cinderella" movie hits theaters today. it got us thinking about the idea of happily ever after that you always see in these kind of fairy tales. our relationship experts will weigh in on that and whether the
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fairy tale concept should be left to storybooks. plus -- ♪ lou manfredini ♪ ♪ he's got a name that rhymes with ♪ >> you're going to have to wait. >> boy, is it worth it. >> he's going to help you fix those pesky problems around the house like how to replace a worn-out lamp socket. i can't wait for that! and our girl sissy biggers, is back from the home housewares show. she has the newest gadgets. the ones you're going to want they'll be coming soon to a store near you. >> but you'll see them here first! >> we love our sissy! so do you like rice crispy treats? >> i like rice krispies as a cereal but not as a treat. they're too sweet. but i love the artwork she does with them. >> a woman named jessica took them to a new level. we have a "today" show thing here. she creates all kinds of designs. she posted them under the name
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mr. krisp. she made us a wine bottle of. and a glass. >> imagine that. >> of your stuff. and it's all over. >> look at this. she did olaf from "frozen." >> she's done mt. rushmore. >> look at that! >> she only has about ten minutes to mold them or they get too hard to work with. >> she took requests from us and she made them on a sheet cake. what's wrong with it? when did she make it? last week? how long ago did she make it? >> if it hardens within ten minutes, imagine what it does after a week. oh it's still soft. >> god, i love these. they remind me of being a kid. mm. >> all right. thank you very much for going so so much work. now your pet versus your partner. isn't that just sort of a what day is it kind of thing? who do you think you show more
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affection to your partner or your pet? >> let's ask you. >> well my pet. today i'm going to show him a whole bunch of affection because he had a little growth removed from his leg. but there's the love of my life. i got to be honest. >> you carry bambino like a purse. >> frank's getting a little gnarly. all right? bambino's only 5. >> dear abby did this column feature. >> want me to take that while you eat? >> no i'm good. is that what i do? you know what i'm a terrible eater. >> you're a polite eater. >> i'm a terrible gum chewer. i chew like i'm going to town. like it's going to go away. like i go in and get it! all right. anyway, this woman wrote a letter to dear abby. she says her fiance gives more attention to her dog and cat than to her. he comes home from work he's too busy he can't talk but somehow he manages to snuggle
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and play with the pets and she's wondering if she's being petty or if her complaint has some validity to it. >> the thing that jumps out to me there. you're engaged. you're supposed to be -- come on. if you're going to cuddle suddenle can somebody that you're mad about. dear abby says no she's not overreacting. she says he appears to be very insensitive and needs to reconsider the engagement. >> she's telling her to think about it. >> i think she should. >> you do have to think about it. sometimes when you come home from a stressful day you don't want to talk, you just want to hang out with your dog because they do all those studies about how it lowers stress petting your pet. maybe it is the unconditional i don't have to explain, i don't want to speak about my day. >> we have mentioned it before but it is a cliche because it is true. >> what's that? >> lock your lover -- lock your wife and your dog in the trunk. and four hours later open up the trunk and see which one's happy
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to see you. you know? it's going to be the dog every time. >> i get it. i get that too. >> yeah. but i think that it is an important point. we tend to start taking people for granted. it is a good reminder. speaking of that you know the way to get their attention is lingerie. >> whose attention -- oh. >> yeah. so apparently lingerie is -- the most popular is different in every region of the country. >> buzz feed did this thing. buzz feed by the way, is awesome. they come out with the craziest things. so they did this thing with true and company to find out which lingerie is most popular in each region. >> they can tell from sales obviously. >> in the northeast, your most popular lingerie is black nylon bras. vermont, the ladies in vermont, they like themselves some red lace body suits. the onesie. >> really? >> yes. >> in the midwest, iowa --
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>> purple slick bras are on fire. >> in kansas blu-ray onpa jame blue rayon pajamas. >> in arkansas yellow nylon bras are hot. >> i've never seen a yellow one. >> where do they get those? oh! that's when they haven't been washed! >> in north carolina south carolina and florida all have the same underwear in common they like nude and white cotton underwear. >> hoda likes a thong. >> i do. >> in the west -- >> where are the thongs? new mexico. >> nobody. >> no. i can see it. those are the hanky-pankys. >> you're flossing your butt! >> they're not uncomfortable and i -- >> yes, any are. >> have you tried them on? >> yes.
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sorry. i know you love your hanky-pankys. blue bras are in colorado. >> all right. have you ever wondered what your lipstick says about you? had. >> no. >> you wear nude a lot. >> always. because i think darker colors as you age make you look older. >> i usually wear -- >> like a plum. >> i wear a plum usually. so we're going to let you know if the color of your lipstick influences you. cover team teamed up with -- >> with a harvard psychologist! >> because we need some brain power here to find out. here they are. if you wear red lipstick you are believed to be more creative and more daring. if you wear pink lipstick you're supposed to be more socialable and fun loving. if you wear plum -- me -- you're supposed to be more independent. >> and if you wear nude you're warm and caring. >> oh that's you. it is a great -- >> everybody's a combination of all kinds of things. >> what did you wear when you were younger? >> never wore a dark.
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a pink when i was younger. just pinkish more. >> all right. they also said that people who wear red lipstick take a lot of selfies. >> yeah. you know what the trouble with red is as you get older? it gets in all the crevices and it just points out all the little lines all around your mouth. it really does. if you're older. we're going to have a little fun. this makeup artist can transform -- his name is -- he's 32 -- paolo balesteros. >> he makes up himself to look like female celebs. >> which one of those is his, the top left. >> which one is him in the other ones? >> they're all him. >> what? >> they're all him! >> why are we guessing? >> that's paolo. can we go to the next one? >> are we guessing the celebrity. >> yeah. we get that. >> i can't believe that. oh my gosh! are you kidding me.
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>> dakota johnson. i knew it by the bangs. >> the way he drew the lip across. >> that's jennifer lawrence. i think. yeah. that's amazing. that one i don't know. that's not kerry washington is it? >> j. lo. >> that's the only one that doesn't look spot-on. >> because nobody's that gorgeous in the whole world. yes, but those are amazing. >> i wasn't ready. >> go ahead, baby. >> i'm ready. what time is it? >> it's time for friday funny. no, no need for it again. so a man is at work one day. when he notices that one of his male co-workers is wearing an earring. he knows his co-wroshgorker is a pretty conservative guy so he's sort of surprised by this new fashion statement. the man walked up to the co-worker and said you didn't know you were into earrings.
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what brought that on? the co-worker responded look dude, don't make a big deal out of this. it is only an earring. the man was surprised. he said come on man, when did you get it? the man responds says ever since my wife found it in the truck. >> that's a good one! >> that one you got to think through. hoda! >> is it okay or not okay from "okay!" magazine to get lavish gifts for kids. >> let's see what we said about it. >> okay. >> you know i try not to judge how other people parent but personally i don't think it helps to build character. how about making them nice donating to a children's charity in their name? that's how you build a legacy baby. >> wow. that was really thought out. here's mine. i guess it is okay but come on. there's spoiling, and then there is spoiling. do you no he what i mean? >> no. >> well, that's what i mean. >> there's spoiling and then there's spoiling rotten is what
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you mean. >> no i didn't mean that. >> i meant something else. >> william does such an amazing job on those. >> hats off. are you still waiting for are a handsome prince charming to sweep you off your feet? >> find out what our dynamic duo thinks about fairy tale endings. plus could you be the lucky winner when we give it away whatever it is? >> five of you are going to be. >> it's worth it. after this. go, donna, go! hold it! come with me. new dannon oikos triple zero is my go to protein snack. cam, protein from yogurt? yup, this greek nonfat yogurt packs 15 grams of protein punch. but what else? unlike some other protein snacks, it has 0 added sugar 0 artificial sweeteners and 0 fat. mmm... will it up my game? no man! new dannon oikos triple zero official yogurt of the nfl. mmm dannon.
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♪ so this is love ♪ it is time to get the other view on relationships and dating. today the new live action movie "cinderella" hit theaters so it got us thinking about the concept of fairy tale romances prince charm rgsings and all that happily-ever-after stuff. >> here to help us out, matthew hussey hussey. and the founder of, francesca hogge. that necklace is out of control, so hot. >> i'm all right. she's very beautiful. >> yes, she is. we have our magic wands and we are making a point about cinderella. a lot of girls do grow up from when they're little waiting for
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the prince claurming ingcharming to come rescue them from the tower. is that harmful for little girls? >> yes. yes. you can't be rescued and you can't rescue someone so the whole idea of the rescuing is wrong from the start. no one wants to rescue someone, either. >> well, if you're in a burning house you like it. >> not in love. you can't rescue someone from their own personal problems. >> yeah. if you set up -- if someone is attracted to you because of that need to rescue you, then you're going to always have to be in distress for that dynamic to work. >> good point. >> men want to be the hero but they don't want to rescue. it is nice to be the hero it is nice to be able to provide and protect in some way but rescuing implies that you wouldn't be okay without me. that's too much responsibility. no one wants that. >> the whole concept of happily ever after is ridiculous unless you live for three more days on your honeymoon. and then it is over. because life happens and you're not always going to be happy. >> let's not pretend any of these films actually show happily ever after. they don't take an easy road.
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there's text on the screen that says, "and then they lived happily ever after." but it doesn't tell you how. >> exactly. >> even in "the little mermaid," she can't speak for three-quarters of the film. then in the end she finally speaks. how is he going to know if he even likes what she has to say? >> in those movies someone is so selfish, everybody else in the movie suffers because you want something. >> that's true. every type of film even films that we don't typically think of as a fairy tale but are really like "breakfast at tiffany's," this is a film about a neurotic woman who is every person's worst nightmare. the end of the movie -- think about it -- is her throwing her cat out of the car, then her going out into the rain to get it. he follows her. they kiss and "moon river" plays and -- >> most romantic comedies are really falling into that pattern. that's what dangerous. women get this idea of like, i can be this really obnoxious, selfish person but some man is going to see that jewel inside
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of me. >> some guys do. >> they're as neurotic as she is. >> let me be the moodiest girl in town. "twilight." >> who never smiles. >> and the two highest guys around are going to chase me relentlessly. >> by the way, some guys do chase those brooding good girls. >> not the right guys. they don't. >> what's so harmless? you're a little kid, 6 years old. you don't need to know all the terrible things life has ahead of you. >> i really loved "frozen." the reason i loved "frozen" is because disney actually broke the mold with that. >> yep. >> in the end she didn't need to be saved by a guy. at first it was her sister who had her back and helped her. and it didn't need to be a marriage at the end of the film for it to be a great ending. we didn't need a plarnlgmarriage and we don't need a marriage at the end of a movie to be happy. >> let's go to a is ex"sex and the city" clip. >> really just want to be
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rescued. >> there it was. the sentence independent single women in their 30s are never supposed to think, let alone say outloud. >> i'm sorry, but it's true. i've been dating since i was 15. i'm exhausted. where is he! >> who, the white knight? >> that only happens in fairy tales. >> my hair hurts. >> charlotte, honey, did you ever think that maybe we're the white knights? and we're the ones that have to save ourselves? >> that is so depressing. >> i'm sorry, i love that show! >> years ago i wrote a back for "cassidy" called "the feminist fairy tale." at the very end when a great guy comes and she looks at him and he says eh you're not my type. and just because i did think this was a problem. so thanks you guys. i'm not sure you solved anything today but thank you so much. >> for all you do. >> all right. >> love you guys. want the convenience of a crock pot without all the leftovers? stephanie biggers has the
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don't miss yoplait's exciting new flavors -- creamy caramel and cookies 'n cream. it is time for "bobbie's buzz." >> this week "today's" style editor's editor bobbie thomas has some ideas to make our life easier. >> three of my favorite finds this week. i'm so excited. essentially a raincoat for your purse. you can have this folded very small inside and donna is showing off that it can be a top handle bag like we see on the table, or a long handle. it is just velcro.
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>> you have a dog in there. >> when it's pouring rain and you get water in your bag? >> that's cute. >> clever, $12.99 at target. these are genius. suction cup smartphone cases. you can take the wristlet off. any size phone. >> quit it. >> you can also get your phone out quick and not be trying to get it if you need to. >> that's a genius idea! it has a little handle so you can carry it like a purse. >> last but not least, so fantastic. go on for $2.99, pick your handwriting in an effortless e-mail, and they'll send an actual piece of stationary wax sealed. you can save your handwriting, go to >> you type it out on your computer? >> yes. >> i can't handle it! don't forget it is give-away friday. >> and lou manfredini.
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things change as we head into tonight. live look outside now. plenty of sunshine to start. by the afternoon, clouds move in increase in and rain gets here by tonight, closer to 10:00, 11:00 at night. if you have a late dinner grab your umbrella you'll need t 39 degrees currently in philadelphia. 34 in pottstown. 32 in allentown. 29 in mt. pocono. here is a look at the system that will bring us all the rain. once it starts it will not end until saturday night. a closer look at our today forecast 48 to 52 the temperature range with rain expected by 10:00. vai? >> thank you, brittney. update on breaking news we told you about half an hour ago. philadelphia police say they have found this 4-year-old boy who was reported missing earlier this morning. investigators also say they have a man in custody. the child's mother told police her ex-boyfriend took her son from her north philadelphia home overnight. we're continuing to follow this investigation and we'll have an update coming up on nbc 10 news at 11:00 this morning and on the
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♪ we are back with more of "today" on this try day friday. it is time to -- ask lou about all those pesky problems around the house you wish you could fix yourself if you only knew how. >> from mending a broken lamp to choosing a water heater all you need are a few smart tips from "today" contributor and the host of "house smarts." ♪ lou manfredini ♪ ♪ he's got a name that rhymes with -- porcini ♪ >> carolyn lynn steiner from new york city wants to know how to replace a worn-out socket on a lamp without getting electrocuted. >> this is one of the easiest things to do is rewire a lamp. people get so kind of worked up
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about it. you don't get electrocuted. obviously you unplug the whole thing. >> there's an idea. >> this wire heads up through the bottom and comes all the way through this lamp up to this socket area here. this socket separates. i've got one right here so you can see. you can buy these at the hardware store for $3. this is the base that screws on there. then this separates and you can put your finger inside of here. this little cover comes off. there's two little terminals right here that you put the wires on. you see how there's a gold and a silver screw. when you buy a lamp cord which you can buy at the hardware store for 39 cents a foot one of these is going to have a little ribbing to it which is the gold side. >> how would you know that? >> you just feel it. >> oh. >> i'm telling you. so then one goes leer one goes here. you wrap it around screw it together. put this back on. >> see? i would have thrown that away by
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now. >> i'm telling you. you can rewire a lamp for less than $15. >> if you remember that the gold thing goes in the ridges. >> gold and silver. >> michelle harding from baroda wisconsin. how can i fix the breathe coming through the doors? >> this is the greatest thing nobody's seen on tv. a company called tamarac. it is called a back draft damper. the idea is when you have an exhaust fan, the wind comes through and the metal conducts it. the warm air draws it in. they've created this little sock in here that collapses and so when it's off, the fan is off, this is collapsed. and the air can't come back in. imagine that this is the cover on the outside. but then when you turn the fan on with your hair dryer, it blows. then you shut it off and it collapses over time. >> why has it never been seen before? is it brand-new? >> it's one of these things that nobody knows about. >> they do now.
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>> this is $20. it's really something that can add right on the end and it will solve that problem of exhaust heat. >> linda from wexford, pennsylvania just replaced her hot water tank and she would like to know if there is an economic advantage to installing an on-demand heater instead. >> every tank water heater like this, average life in the u.s. is seven years. sometimes when you get rusty water it is due to something, this rod. when this collects minerals becomes decayed and falls apart -- this can be replaced if you don't want to replace your heater. however, i love on-demand water heaters. this unit can do up to three fixtures at a time. three continuous showers. it is -- when it's off, it's off. and when it's on everybody in the studio can take a shower one after another after another and never run out of hot water. 20% of your energy costs goes to stand-by water, meaning that this thing is full of hot water,
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waiting for you to come home. this is off and it's off. >> how long does it take for that to warm up? >> like that. >> why isn't everyone using that? >> because it costs more. this installed by a plumber is $1,5 mun $1,500. this is $3,500. >> you do the plath.math. >> you do it. >> go to and click the connect button. >> oh my gosh you're funny. prince william gets ready to take over the monarchy. from not that prince william. talking about the fake one on the juicy new series "the royals." wait until you see the kitchen essentials we have on tap courtesy of sissy biggers. you exercise. you choose the salad. occasionally. but staying well - physically, financially, emotionally - its hard on your own. so cigna's got your back and your knees, 24/7. cigna's there to answer your questions.
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it is the new series everybody's buzzing about. it is full of juicy scandals, royal rendezvouses and a slew of gorgeous stars. >> talking about e's very first scripted series called "the
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royals." alexandra park plays the hard-partying princess eleanor. >> the slut! >> while her playboy brother -- >> he's just called a playboy. >> the two have it out with their mom, the queen, after some bad behavior at their brother's funeral. take a look. >> i think he had it right. lock the kids in the tower. >> henry the viii had it right. just kill their wives. >> whatever it was, good for him. if you asked me robert was the lucky one. >> what! >> you ungrateful kids. >> that what's the next line. yeah. >> is that really what she said? >> ungrateful brats.
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>> brats. that's the next line. >> oh this is fun. >> how fun is it to play royals for you two? >> it's as fun as looks. >> it's a trip. >> yeah. you've already done ten episodes and you're already picked up for the second season ten episodes. you've worked, both of you, quite a bit but this is going to make you household names. your life's about to change. >> i don't know. >> oh yeah. >> are you the one that's on the front cover of the tabloid flashing -- >> that may have been me. yes. my character. >> so when you read the scripts and you see all the antics that go on are you -- is it fun to play these characters? >> oh yeah. it's a blast. i mean falling off tables wearing shoes this high and legs out here. with 100 extras and a crew of 50. it's good! you're like i like it. it's good. >> you're a crazy aussie. what about you? >> yeah. you know i think clearly we're fortunate that we can play royals on screen then go home
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to normal lives. >> it is a long way from narnia. >> it is definitely not -- definitely not what you expect. not something that we wanted. we didn't want to make this the royal family from like the current british royal family. >> although you are a little bit of harry. >> i'm a little bit of harry but we've taken a lot of liberties and there's nothing that's in relation to them at all. >> oh really. >> we have a lot of fun. >> we know that. what about elizabeth hurley? >> what about her? >> what about her? >> we had her here this past week. we love her. >> she's literally the coolest person on the planets. >> she is a bad ass. >> every time i see her, i have to take a minute. >> just soak it all in? >> she's just like electric to look at and she's really funny. >> and joan collins plays her mother, right? oh, my gosh. i hope they get down and dirty at some point. >> down and dirty? >> like the old fights that joan used to have on that show.
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>> they might. you never know. stay tuned. >> is it going to be as big in england, do you think, as it is going to be here? >> that's a very good question. we in england -- we are going to be very careful about where this goes. obviously we're airing on e in the uk. >> the kardashians lead-in. >> but we have to be -- we have to just wait for the english response. >> we look forward to this you guys. >> you guys are adorable. >> good luck on sunday night. >> it premiers you guys set your dvrs and things sunday night, 10:00, 9:00 central on our sister network, e! here's something that may be music to your ears. five lucky fans are about to win a special prize. >> but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ smplts okay okay. every friday five lucky viewers are going to win a special prize. nearly 11,000 people entered and this week's prize is incredible. it is a mccarthy illuminating piano. it is available exclusively at for $499. you guys it is crazy. you can learn how to play the piano because it lights up. you just load in the free software on to your ipad or windows device like we've done here. you'll see how the music should be played and how it should sound. see, but it is very cool. >> we turned it off. >> now we're going to pick the people. >> i always thought cheerleading was more important than learning how to play the piano. stupid! >> it is awesome. >> come on, hoda. .
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>> betty harvey, albuquerque, new mexico. >> fleeelicia chan from salt lake city utah. >> virginia waleska. >> and our last one, sue davenport from harden kentucky! >> congratulations. >> you guys got a great, great, great prize. >> if you didn't get lucky today, enter again for next week's prize. >> for complete rules, go to kld and next week rita wilson frankie valley. we'll celebrate st. patrick's day with a chef straight from london. >> so long, everybody. we're going to practice.
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nbc 10 breaking news. >> right now at 11:00, breaking news a 4-year-old boy is safe this morning after he was taken from his north philadelphia home. nbc 10's jesse gary is live for us at the scene in north philadelphia. jesse, a lot of people are relieved. what can you tell us happened? >> a lot of new information at the top of the hour. 4-year-old toddler is headed to st. christopher's hospital to be checked out. police say he was found in good condition, but they just want to make sure so a routine check over st. christopher's hospital the man accused of taking him is in custody. charges pending. i checked with the family, their house is down the block. i talked to the grandmother. she is relieved overwhelmed, quite frankly. she had to take her asthma medication b


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