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>> excellent. sounds great. "today" show is up next. we'll be back in local updates in just a few minutes. >> have a great weekend. good morning. breaking overnight. tropical storm erika lashing puerto rico right now after hammering other caribbean islands. at least four people dead, 20 others missing. forecasters say it could hit florida as a hurricane this weekend. nbc news exclusive. a look inside the home of the man who killed two journalists on live tv. his apartment sparsely decorated except for photos of himself on the refrigerator as the community comes together to mourn the victims. waiting for a verdict. jury deliberations under way at the closely watched rape trial of an elite new hampshire prep school student. could he go to prison for decades or will he walk free? and the agony of victory.
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>> ah! mama mia. >> track star usain bolt mowed down by a segue while celebrating a big win. the smooth recovery today, august 28, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. you will see that video of bolt being toppled by the segue all morning long. in some cases you are happy to see him smile. that could have ended differently. >> it could have. boy, he was smooth in the recovery. does the old usain bolt sign there. weather is the top story. i have no segue to that. >> that was good. >> thank you. >> it will be a long weekend for folks in florida as erika makes
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an approach to the u.s. the storm leaving a path of devastation in the caribbean. al will tell us where erika is headed in a moment. first janet shyamalan is in puerto rico where the effects are being felt. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. puerto rico bracing for as much as 8 inches of rain. the level of concern is high after what happened on thursday. take a look at the devastation. as much as a foot of rain left four people dead as many as 15 missing. raging flood waters triggered landslides. rescue crews can't get in there now. it is utter devastation. the airport was inundated. small planes literally floating in the flood waters. they triggered a building collapse. 80% of the island nation is without electricity and water, has been completely cut off. and as erika moves into this region they are very concerned about what the effects will be
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here. the wind has picked up. they have closed most of the businesses here as of yesterday afternoon. there is not much going on at all today here. they don't know how much rain there will be. they are in a drought. they don't need the kind of rain they saw on that island nation. back to you. >> what impact will erika have on the southern united states? preparations are under way from florida to north carolina. al is in new orleans this morning. what can you tell us? >> well, overnight we have been watching this. hurricane hunters have been going in. pressure is high for a tropical entity. we are a little concerned that this thing is not holding together which is good news. we don't want a bad storm for anybody. look where the heaviest rain is over the puerto rico radar. it's to the south. puerto rico itself getting spared. they need the rain and it's not happening. let's show you where we've got erika now. 155 miles east-southeast of
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santa domingo moving west at 17 miles per hour. right now we have watchings and warnings in puerto rico, haiti, the dominican republic. tropical force winds haded north and east. this is the track of the system, the way we see it now. it gets over the mountains and it couldle get sheared by mountain peaks. then over the bahamas. it stays a minimal tropical storm. monday morn iing it makes its w up into southern georgia. you can see the cone of uncertainty spreads out. up to four states involved in the cone of uncertainty. right now we feel good about the chances of not making landfall as a hurricane. that doesn't mean it can't intensify. we'll continue to monitor this, guys. >> al, thank you very much. we'll have more on the reason
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you're in new orleans later on. >> all right. turning to other news. powerful scene in roanoke, virginia as thousands gathered outside of wdbj for a candlelight vigil after two of the employees were shot and killed during a live broadcast. stephanie gosk has an scli look inside the gunman's home and more on that tribute. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. vester flanagan may not have been planning on committing suicide. police found items in his rental car that make it look like he was ready to run. documents obtained by nbc news show he sent a text message to a friend about having done something stupid. >> the two blessings we have today -- >> reporter: crowds gathered late thursday in the wake of wednesday's shocking murders. >> guns and weapons and destruction -- >> reporter: remembering two lives lost. many rallying to reform gun
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laws, an issue stressed by andy parker in the wake of his daughter alison's murder. >> how often will we see this. newtown, charleston, the movie theaters, you name it. it's got to stop. >> reporter: meanwhile a clearer picture of the shooter, vester lee flanagan, is starting to take shape. thursday authorities searched for evidence inside this apartment where flanagan lived until yesterday. this video provided to nbc news shows a near empty interior aside from the refrigerator which flan fwan covered in photos of himself. flanagan shot himself in his rental car. inside the vehicle officers found six magazines of ammunition, a to-do list, 17 stamped letters, three license plates, a wig, sunglasses and a shawl. thursday wdbj's general manager gave details about flanagan's incidence-plagued time. he generally showed poor news
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swrumt. >> he confronted an anchor in the hallway. management made the determination that it was the appropriate time to separate him from the company. >> reporter: according to court documents following his termination an altercation ensued, parts of which were recorded by adam ward. flanagan insulted him and flipped the camera off. similar conflicts existed more than a decade earlier in tallahassee, florida. >> he had a short fuse. >> reporter: including a female co-worker claiming he physically confronting her for noting he made a slight on-air mistake. >> he wanted to take it outside. i was stunned. >> he didn't handle constructive criticism well. always appeared personal with him which it really wasn't. >> reporter: meanwhile the station continues to broadcast live. they have been getting a little bit of help. their sister station in missouri sent a reporter to handle the investigation and the local nbc affiliate which is normally their arch rival said anything
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they've got, wdbj can have as well. matt, savannah, good to see you. >> not a time for competition. >> thank you, stephanie. democrats are descending on minneapolis today for the summer meeting of the democratic national committee. stakes are especially high for hillary clinton. nbc's kristen welker is there. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. secretary christilinton's main s convincing that she is still the main candidate but vice president joe biden is mulling a decision and back in d.c. secretary clinton's mission is sure, reassure the party faithful she can weather the political storm caused by her e-mails. she decided to go on the offense. >> extreme views about republicans, we expect that from terrorist groups. we expect that from people who
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don't want to live in the mo dempb world. but it's a little hard to take coming from republicans who want to be the president of the united states. >> reporter: republicans fired back releasing this statement. for hillary clinton to equate her political opponents to terrorists is a new low for her flailing campaign. meanwhile, some top democrats say clinton should address nagging questions about her e-mails. >> the american are concerned about this. even people who love hillary are concerned. >> reporter: over shadowing it the potential candidate who's not here, vice president joe biden still weighing his options. members of the super pac are here in force. >> 250,000 people signed a petition and would love to see him. folks at the dnc are excited for it. >> reporter: secretary clinton met with top testimonies last night. she's still the strong
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democratic front-runner. in fact, vice president biden comes in third behind bernie sanders. he'll have his work cut out for him if he gets into the race. matt? >> the people who want to see joe biden run are they nervous that perhaps he's standing on the sidelines for too long? >> reporter: they want to see a sign, that's for sure. the general consensus is the more the merrier. if vice president biden got in the race he would either win or make hillary clinton stronger in a general election. some folks say if secretary clinton turns the corn on the e-mail controversy it could make it harder for vice president biden to make his case. then a reality check. while biden met with a major labor leader thursday he hasn't taken the practical steps, lay any of the groundwork to mount a serious cam tan at this point. a lot of folks are watching for
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that. you have biden himself who acknowledged he's still undecid undecided, very much mourning the loss of his son beau. i have been told a decision is several weeks out. >> kristen, thank you very much. with more than a year before the election a lot of people are already making technicidecision how they feel about the candidates. >> voters were asked to describe top candidates offering any of the words that come to mind. for donald trump, the most popular descriptions, arrogant, blowhard and the word that came up the least, winner. for jeb bush it was his last name that made the top of the list followed by family, honest, weak, brother. >> top words used to describe hillary clinton, liar, dishonest, untrustworthy. there is good news for her. the word least associated with
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clinton was unqualified. there were positive words further down the list for all candidates. >> it's fascinating to see what people said. one last note sort of on politics and hair. trump wants you to know, yes, his hair is really, it's really his. this after the "new york times" reported on a radio host calling him the man with the toupee. to prove it he enlisted help from the crowd during his rally in south carolina. >> i don't wear a toupee. it is my hair. i swear. come here. come here. we are going to settle this. come on up here. you have to do an inspection. this is crazy. real quick. don't mess it up too much. i do use hair spray. is it mine? look. >> it is. >> say it, please. >> yes, i believe it is.
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>> she said, i believe it is. >> cool as a cucumber. hedged a little. no, no. >> quite a moment on the campaign trail. >> tamron has a scary situation at a georgia school overnight. >> this is still developing. we are getting more information. good morning. a university was put into lockdown after a deadly shooting on campus at savannah state university. students say a fight broke out between several people in the cafeteria. junior christopher stark was shot and rushed to the hospital where he later died. no arrest has been made. australian officials say the number of migrants found dead in an abandoned truck has risen to more than 70le people. police found the truck parked on the safety lane of a main highway connecting vienna and budapest. three people were arrested in connection with the deaths. the war in syria led to record numbers of migrants attempting to cross into europe from africa this year. frightening moments in south
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florida in a neighborhood when a food truck exploded. officials say the truck's 100-gallon propane tank leaked, caught fire and blew up. the explosion sent debris flying as far as 1 # 0 feet and shattered windows of nearby homes. thankfully no injuries were reported. spectacular pictures from hawaii where the kilauea volcano is erupting. the floe moved more than a half mile in less than 24 hours. it is throning a subdivision of homes. they are three miles away. slowly but surely, summer is winding down. it's a good time to soak in the sun while you can. what better way to catch a few rays than here at the top of a wind turbine. 200 feet in the air. this is drone video from rhode
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island. the pilot said, i see a sunbather. look, a person. no word on how he got there. we assume he climbed. a local radio station is reporting he's a monk who works for the abbey. >> there is more to the story. >> the way i read it the drone operator was surprised to see him up there and the guy was surprised to see the drone. >> what are you looking at? >> can i not get peace anywhere? i had to leave the monastery. tamron, thank you so much. back to new orleans for a check of the weather from mr. roker. al. >> a monk up there? oh, brother. i can't believe i can't believe it. >> oh. >> i'm sorry. i didn't have a prayer of making that joke work. we have sunshine through northern new england. wet weather down through florida. not from erika but from a stationary front there.
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later tuesday and wednesday. the heat continues thursday. and that's your latest weather. the reason we are in new orleans, tomorrow marks ten years hurricane katrina devastated this region when it made its third landfall. yesterday president obama was here commemorating the occasion. presidents bill clinton and george bush will be here in the next 48 hours. few here forget hurricane katrina. it's been ten years and four storms since but they refer to it as "the storm." lives were lost that day. oh others changed forever. it was an america few recognized. more than 1800 people dying. half a million left homeless with more than a billion dollars in damage. new orleans was broken. ten years later, 80% of the population is back.
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there is a new levee system that officials claim is safer than before and the economy is strong. but the recovery has been uneven t. story of the lower ninth ward isn't close to being finished. >> everywhere else has come back except for down here. >> reporter: this couple rebuilt their home. it took seven years, but few of the lower ninth ward own property. without titles there was no relief money. many just never returned. how hard is it when you drive past empty lots? >> it's bothersome. where there is an empty lot there was a family. we try to figure out where they may be and if they want to come home. >> reporter: a lot of restaurants found their way back home. people need to eat. >> a meal was something you could look forward to. >> reporter: jay nicks owner of the parkway bakery said he got
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lucky. >> there was a bucket truck and they said do you have po boys. i said we don't have any electricity. he took the bucket truck, turned on the power at the pole. we opened and cooked as much as we could. everybody came. it was wide open, free. >> reporter: he made repairs to his shop. ten years later it's thriving. standing as a beacon of hope for the recovery. >> a lot of this area -- >> reporter: across town billy nungesser gave us a tour of his neighborhood. >> this guy here built backup elevator. >> he has a levee in front of his house. >> exactly. starting to protect yourself. >>le will bert wilson discovered his shop, ten feet under water. >> when i opened the door i started crying first. >> reporter: he started cutting hair in the street until a helicopter landed. >> i thought, who would send a
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helicopter into the middle of br where i'm cutting at and blow the operation away. but guys jumped out and got a hair cut. that started the first responders getting hair cuts. >> reporter: mr. chill never gave up. later got a donation and opened a new shop in his neighborhood. it is a familiar story here. ingenuity, determination and luck helping to bring people back. >> you may knock me town, but eventually i will get up. that's the greatest thing about resiliency. new orleans and each individual who helped we build, we will stand together. >> reporter: the two watch words you hear over and over again. hope and perseverance. there is a lot of energy going on in this region. back to you. >> such a great city. it is. we have all spent a lot of time there. coming up, will we see a verdict today at the closely watched trial of a former prep school student. jury deliberations under way.
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we are there live. >> plus, the wife of the first person to rush the gunman on a paris-bound train. what she's telling us about her husband's heroic actions, his recovery and what she did when he was shot and wounded. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. another spectacular morning. let's get the details of what's ahead with first alert meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> it's been a great stretch of weather. it continues today, plenty of sunshine, humidity is low. cool start, cape may, the temperatures, the coolest morning of the week. look at that the bright sunshine over beach avenue. that's the view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. the temperature right now, 58 in trenton. pocono mountains at 49 degrees. sunshine, 78 degrees at lunch time and 82 at 3:00 this afternoon. for your ride to work, first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the schuylkill. >> the schuylkill expressway we are starting to see some jams
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around belmont avenue. on the westbound side is where you can't see this backup and delay here. 20-minute drive time in total headed westbound from the vine street expressway up towards the blue route, eastbound doing just a bit better into the center city airy. we have reports also of road debris on the blue route southbound at norristown blocking out one lane, tracy. developing right now, philadelphia police say they know who they're looking for in a carjacking and kidnapping case because of what the suspect left hen. overnight officers in south philadelphia stopped a black sedan from driving erratically. the driver sped off, crashed near 9th and rittner and carjacked a gray sedan. they say he forced two men out, took off with two women in the back seat. the suspect later pulled over and ran away. investigators found a former prison inmate car belonging to their man. i'm tracy davidson. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. you can always get updates at the nbc 10 news app. patients across the country have spoken.
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♪ 7:30 a.m., august 28, 2015. wrapping up the week with a great concert on the plaza. darius rucker is here and will take the stage in the 8:30 half hour. we look forward to that. >> beautiful day for a concert. let's look at the headlines on this friday morning. democratic insiders will have plenty to discuss at the dnc meetings in minneapolis. presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders are scheduled to speak there. >> the roanoke, virginia, community came together the honor victims of the horrific shooting during a live broadcast. a candlelight vigil was held outside of wdbj where the victims alison parker and adam
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ward work. >> tropical storm erika is hitting puerto rico after dumping around a foot of rain on other parts of the caribbean triggering deadly mud slides. >> janet shamlian is in san juan for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's been a deaf stavastating m in the caribbean. the number of missing has jumped to more than 20. rescuers can't get into the hardest hit places after flood waters and a foot of rain devastated the island. 80% of the island is without electricity. it's been completely cut off from water. meanwhile tropical storm erika is continuing to track west. it has become a disorganized rainmaker. heavy storms here in puerto rico overnight. we are between storm bands now. there has been damaginging winds. the island is prepared. stores and businesses completely shut down yesterday at midday.
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erika remains on the missouri. >> we'll get the forecast in a moment. thank you so much. >> a verdict could come today at the high profile trial of a student at a prestigious prep school in new hampshire. the student accused of raping a young younger classmate. gabe gutierrez is covering the case. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. this case brought national scrutiny to the question of sexual assault in high schools which many advocates say isn't discussed enough. nine men and three women are now deciding whether the encounter between two teenagers accounted to rape at one of the nation's most elite schools. this morning owen labrie's future is in the hands of a jury after a dramatic day of closing arguments. >> he's not a saint. he's a teenager. i submit he toldle you the truth from that stand. >> reporter: his high profile attorney said it was labrie's accuser who lied to jurors. >> it taints her entire teamle
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testimony. >> reporter: he suggested her motivation was she didn't want to disappoint her older sister who had briefly dated labrie. >> she had to make the decision whether it would be her reputation going into the toilet or owen's. >> reporter: prosecutors say labrie sexually say assaulted the 15-year-old two days before graduation and told a friend he tried every trick in the book to have sex with her. >> you only need tricks if someone says no. you only need tricks if someone is not agreeing to take off their clothing. you only need tricks when you don't have consent. >> reporter: the girl testified she said "no" three times. >> she said it with her words, she said it with her actions. he had sex with her anyway. >> reporter: the defense argued the two kissed but stopped short of intercourse, discounting a forensic test that showed a sample from the girl's underwear
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matched labrie's dna profile. another test was inconclusive. >> the fact that there was owen's dna therele really has no significance, given what everyone agrees is the minimum that happened. >> reporter: carney suggests the accuser and labrie himself were victims of the school's culture. >> what it does is cause the kind of mischief that presents kids with issues and situations that they are not prepared to handle. >> this isn't the fault of the culture at st. paul's school. it was the defend who manipulated the culture. >> reporter: the dean of students testified he only learned of the so-called senior salute ritual in spring of 2013. the school said the allegations of the culture are not emblematic of the school. if convicted labrie faces up to 20 years in prison for each of the three felony sexual assault counts. >> gabe gutierrez, we'll keep an eye on the door of the
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courtroom. thank you so much. now to al in new orleans. al? >> thank you so much. we have a big change coming in the east for temperatures. it's been relatively cool. that will change as we watch this big ridge of high pressure buildle in the east. a semi permanent situation in the summer. a bermuda high funnels warm moist air from the south. look at what happens as we go through the weekend into the northeast. temperatures climbing into the upper 80s, the low to mid 90s from norfolk, wash wark, new york to boston. the rest of the country expects more wet weather down through the southeast of florida. this is preerika. also monsoon moisture through the southwest. hit or miss showers or thunderstorms through northern minnesota into the mississippi river good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. get ready for another beautiful day. you'll need sunglasses today,
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bright sunshine, low humidity, back into the lower 80s this afternoon. with a light breeze out of the northwest keeping things comfortable tonight. we'll drop down to 63 tomorrow morning, a warmer day on saturday. the hoomdty stays low saturday. it's the temperatures climbing sunday up to 92. another hot one monday and a chance of much-needed rainfall later tuesday and wednesday. the heat continues thursday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather. guys? >> al, thank you very much. like the swallows returning to capistrano, carson is back in the orange room with popstart. >> oh, yes. >> coming up -- a surprise teaser that just dropped for the new "star wars" movie. >> i thought carson was like the yeti. i wasn't sure he existed. >> i've still got it. >> we'll check in with you in a moment. coming up next, the new credit card to fight cyber fraud. will they
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month. another big name retailer targeted by international hackers. >> there is new fallout from the massive data breach at target. >> 40 million cards may have been breached. the information at risk. >> reporter: last year alone u.s. credit card fraud cost nearly $8 billion. now the credit card industry is rolling out a new weapon. chip and pin cards with a computer chip embedded right on the face of the card containing your information that generates a unique verification code for each transaction to protect you. walmart was among the first last year to install new payment terminals that read the cards. for customers, just a minor change at the checkout. >> you wouldle like to put your card in where the blue light is and put the security code in first. push it all the way in. >> reporter: no more swiping. now you insert it into a special reader. is this going to make my credit card that much more secure? >> we have seen dramatic drops
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in fraud in other markets as soon as chip cards are distributed to consumers by 70, 80 or more percent. >> reporter: 70 to 80%? >> yes. >> reporter: the u.s. is slow to roll out the new cards. europe and canada have been using chip and pin cards for years. because the roll out process is expensive, most u.s. banks will not require customers to enter a pin code, at least not yet. instead just a signature. many anti-fraud experts say without the pin codes the new cards are just a half-step toward improved security. >> in fact, when the rest of the world advanced to chip and pin we have seen fraud migrate to the united states where we have the weakest technology in the world. >> reporter: at this washington, d.c. hair salon they are using the new card readers already. >> it pops up here and asks you for the card. put it in, it scans it and then it asks you to remove the card and the receipt prints from
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here. >> reporter: that's it? >> we have a lot of international clients. this is already the standard everywhere else. it's easier to incorporate their payments. >> reporter: for most americans no new pins to remember yet. just a new chip card. cyber security experts say it is an improvement for now. >> cyber criminals always figure out a way around the technology. we need to think about what are we going to do next when they figure out how to spoof it at the terminal. >> reporter: the banks are required to send you a new card by october 1. be on the lookout. if a retailer has not upgraded by then they will shoulder all of the liability for fraud. there is an incentive for the e to upgrade. what do you need to do next? when the card comes, cut up the old one. don't be surprised if it comes with a magnetic strip. they are not as secure but the magnetic strips remain in use for now f. you use the card overseas you may be required to
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time to tell you about a headline-making brush with a segway. it's scary. carson? >> it is scary stuff. wrangler is helping out with the orange room today. usain bolt won for world championships on thursday including both gold in the 100 and 200. the fastest man in the world could not be stopped until this moment. let's watch it it shall yet again. a collective gasp as the segway camera man takes usain down with him. people going crazy. social media was aghast and jamaica as well. this vine has been looped 20 million times. they got the dolly cam track down there. i'm not sure why they needed this segway. this really could have been a disaster. thank god he was okay. uninjured. he joked that the whole thing was set up by second place finisher american and rival justin gallan. in the end ellen degeneres took the blame posting this on vine
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as well. [ screaming ] >> bolt posted unshakable, unbreakable, unstoppable. there he is. we'll see how he does tomorrow. he has the 4 x 100 meter relay. let's hope the team of four segways is nowhere in the vicinity. >> all right, carson. welcome back. >> great to be back. >> coming up, do you wish you could get the family out the door faster in the morning? we have sanity savers this morning starting with new hair styles and getting organized as the kids head back to school and mornings get tran tick. >> darius rucker will be live on the plaza. you total your brand new car. nobody's hurt,but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do, drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement, you'd get your whole car back.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good friday morning. i'm tracy davidson. let's get your first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> tracy, it's friday. we have another beautiful day. the last couple days just been fantastic and it continues this morning. a cool, comfortable start with low humidity and look at that, sunshine, that's a view from the comcast center in center city. we've seen a few scattered clouds there, thinning out already. so sunshine for the rest of the day, 66 degrees right now in philadelphia. with a light breeze out of the northwest that will be increasing some this afternoon. still looking at 50s for pottstown, doylestown, now up to 57 in toms river. for your ride to work this friday morning, let's check the roads. jessica boyington is doing that. jessica? >> we have a quiet friday morning, tracy, we're on the vine street expressway looking at our cameras around 24th street where you can see everything moving along westbound. if you're headed toward the schuylkill expressway or the 30th street station, you'll be
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just fine, that's a three-minute drive time. all lanes open and smoothly moving. out on the blue route, we have an accident lower maer oixtmeri. if you are heading around the rest of the philadelphia area, you'll see the typical slowdowns, 59 southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway, before a 23-minute trip. that's typically 11 minutes when we have to traffic in the area. adding on just over ten minutes. the schuylkill is slow in the center city airy. the blue route doing just fine. in bucks county, the family of a hit and run victim wants to find the braver that almost took his life. nbc 10 was with scott's family when we thanked one of the offduty firefighters that found him. the impact shattered just about every bone on the left side of his body. his family put up a $1,000 reward for information.
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the road to hell is paved with good intentions. mr. president, we know you tried to make a good deal with iran. whose leaders stone women, hang homosexuals, sponsor mass terrorism, scream for the destruction of israel and death to america.
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so, what if you're wrong? and they can't be trusted? senator coons, don't trust iran. vote this down.
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, recovering hero. the man who helped stop a train attack in france remains in the hospital as his wife speaks out, describing the harrowing ordeal, facing down a terrorist. we'll hear from her in an exclusive interview. plus, getting served. >> good luck. >> reporter: savannah goes one on one with tennis star rafael nadal as he opens up about his game, his future and his very revealing new gig. >> now we see the poster everywhere. >> okay. hope you like it. >> it looks good. >> thank you. ♪ >> and southern style in the big city. hootie & the blowfish frontman
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turned country star darius rucker takes over the plaza for a live concert, today, friday, august 28, 2015. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> we are here for a bachelorette weekend and we love "today"! >> celebrating our 50th in the big apple. ♪ honey, honey, honey ♪ you're so money, money, money ♪ >> i love darius rucker! [ cheers ] >> we've back now on a friday morning at 8:00. big crowd on the plaza to see that man, darius rucker who is not only a pop star but a country star. also a good golfer.
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carson? >> nice guy. and a good golfer. >> also just about a perfect morning. stunningly beautiful in new york. >> everything is perfect. carson is back. all is right with the world. one week from today brad paisley will be here. his concert next friday, be there or be square. >> a lot to get to. let's go back inside. tamron here for natalie with a check of the top stories. >> good morning. florida is bracing for tropical storm erika which has already had a deadly impact on parts of the caribbean. janet shamlian is in san juan, purierto rico where the effects are being felt. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's been a devastating 24 hours for the tiny island nation of dominica. local media now reporting at least 25 people dead after tropical storm erika triggered flooding and mud slides that washed away homes, businesses and inundated the airport there. now as the storm is tracking
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west, puerto rico is hit with rain primarily on the southern side of the island as is the virgin islands. as much as eight inches of rain predicted here. in preparation for that, storms and businesses have closed -- stores and businesses have closed their doors as tropical storm erika pushes through the region. >> a candlelight vigil was held outside a virginia tv station thursday night in memory of reporter alison parker and photographer adam ward. who were murdered on air wednesday by a former co-worker. officials now say the gunman who committed suicide may have originally planned an escape. police found extra ammunition, several license plates, a wig, sunglasses and a to-do list in his rental car. hillary clinton is speaking to the democratic national committee's summer meeting in minneapolis today, working to convince party activists that she's their strongest candidate for the white house. the appearance comes as some top
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democrats urge her to be more aggressive about confronting her e-mail controversy. republicans are demanding an apology after clinton on thursday accused gop candidates of holding extreme views on women that we expect from some terrorist groups. indy car drivers stage a rolling tribute across the golden gate bridge to honor fellow driver justin wilson who suffered fatal injuries in a crash last week. his teammate marco andretti troe wilson's car. a motorcade delivered the championship trophy to sonoma raceway for the final race of the indy car season on sunday. an idaho boy scout put his training to use, saving his father's life after a hiking accident. 13-year-old charlie was backpacking with his dad in a wilderness area. a falling boulder broke the dad's left arm and leg.
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he covered his dad in sleeping bags and warm clothing and ran three miles for help, clutching a note from his dad. charlie's mom is proud of him and says it's nothing i did. it's just who he is. let's go back to savannah. >> we are learning more about one of the heroes who stopped a gunman on a crowded train to paris. mark moogalian was the first to attempt to disarm the shooter. he was shot in the back before three americans came to the rescue. mark is recovering in a french hospital. his wife isabelle risacher moogalian who was also on the train joining us now. good to see you. good morning. >> good morning. >> fist, how is mark feeling today both physically and emotionally? >> okay. physically he's doing better. he will soon hopefully be taken away from the intensive care and
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put in a regular hospital room. i am looking forward to that. emotionally, in very good spirits. >> let's go back to that day, those horrifying moments aboard the train. as i understand it, your husband saw this individual, was somewhat suspicious, walked over to see what was going on and the next thing he knows he sees the gun. what happened next? >> exactly. well, when the person came out of the bathroom, my husband saw him coming out with a gun. there was a young guy who wants to remain anonymous so far that grabbed him from the back and my husband was able to take the ak from the shooter. fortunately he didn't know the bad guy didn't have another gun, a handgun. he shot him in the back. >> you were just feet away, as i understand it. >> yeah. i was like about a foot and a
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half. he told me, i'm hit. twice. he said, i'm hit, i'm hit. i saw it shall you know, he was bleeding and it was really -- it was really hard. i mean, it was horrible. i rushed to him right away. i did. i tried to put something around h to stop the bleeding because i only saw the wound in the back. in the front, the blood was shooting out his neck. fortunately spencer was there. >> our viewers will know spencer is the soldier who came in there, got involved and placed his fingers on the wounds on your husband. is there doubt in your mind he saved your husband's life? >> not at all. i'm sure he did. if i had tried to do something i probably would not have succeeded. i'm sure he saved his life.
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my husband was able to talk to spencer on the phone a couple of days ago. he was very emotional. they spoke and that's the first thing he told him. hey, man, thanks for saving my life. i'm very, very fwratful. we are both very grateful to spencer. we hope he will come back to paris and we can show him a good time and take him to dinner, you know. also, of course aleksander and anthony. >> it's an amazing story. your husband was so brave and was surrounded by brave americans as well. it's a pleasure to talk to you. give him our best, isabelle. thank you. >> i will. thank you so much. i will. >> i hope the airman takes them up on the offer. >> well deserved. up next on trending, tired of bake sales and other fund-raisers? wait until you hear what a pta group came up with. >> plus hitting the tennis court with rafael nadal to talk about
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when you can give him so much more? johnson's. so much more™ back now at 8:12 with trending. let's get right to it. if you have children then you know all about school fundraisers, right, and the work that goes into them. bake sales, car washes. >> people constantly begging for money. a school in texas, instead of asking them to go door to door selling cookies this is the fund raising form. donate $15. you're saying i do not want to bake. so here is the money i would have spent on those cup cakes. for $20 you say i don't want to hit up friends, family and co-workers so here is the money i would have spent buying wrapping paper. it goes up to $100. obviously the fundraisers are
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important for schools. but people and parents are tired of going in asking. >> year after year with multiple kids it adds up. >> some kids raise a lot more money than the hundred bucks. parents have to sell out a few more. >> and why not encourage kids to sell the cookies. >> good for them. >> oxford has new additions to the online dictionary. here are notable new entries. brace yourself. awesomesauce. it's now in the dictionary. it means excellent. >> awesomesauce. >> you say it allel the time when you're not texting it. bruh, how you address a male friend. do you say that? >> i hear it often. makes sense. >> i thought it was more hey, bruh. >> true dat.
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>> hey, matt. word. >> yeah. word up. >> my favorite, wine o'clock. they say that's the right time of day to start drinking wine. >> 9:00 a.m. here. >> i use it all the time. but when i say i woke up at wine o'clock. >> it means you had a lot to drink before you went to bed and the sugar of the wine kicks in and wakes you up. >> you question why did you do this. >> that's your wine o'clock. >> butt-dial, hangry, manspreading and mic drop. >> i like the way you say it's not the real dictionary. for young people it is the real one online. >> my tad still asks for the yellow pages. i have to get my oil changed. do you have the yellow pages? no, but i have a computer. >> right next to the world book encyclopedia. >> for anyone looking to propose
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soon, stay near dry land. listen to what happened to a couple in north carolina. matthew and kayla. matthew planned a proposal on a dock. thought it would be romantic. as soon as he opens the box the ring fell out. through the crack in the dock into the water. matthew didn't say, well, that's a sign, i'm out of here. no. he jumped in the water. so did family. soon a bunch of strangers as well, all fully clothed. the story has a happy ending. they searched for two hours. they found the ring. >> what kind of diamond did he buy that floats? >> barnacle diamond. >> she said yes. >> this is a great story. >> imagine if she said no after finding the ring. i'm not ready for this. >> let's get to a new "star wars" teaser trailer and the lemonade stand squeezed by the comes. carson? >> first up, the brand new
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trailer for if t"the force awak" it has fans in a frenzy. take a look. ♪ >> there's been an awakening. have you found it? ♪ >> i get excited every time i see it. there's been other trailers. but every time there is 10 or 15 seconds it's a nice moment. >> light saber. >> it's the sound. it arrives in december. next, the wait is almost over. been almost four years since adele released a new album. her next album will be called 25. it will be released in november. this according to billboard. adele has been working with big names. you have ryan fetor from one republic. her last album sold more than 21 million copies. we are looking forward to that. we have been for a long time.
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one of the best voices out there. finally, jerry seinfeld and his family set up a roadside lemonade stand in the hamptons for the proceeds going to baby buggy, a charity run by his wife jessica. comes shut down the stand. there are the guys surrendering. jerry is in the back. police were getting calls about illegally parked cars and told jerry lemonade stands aren't allowed there in the hamptons area. >> 12th best selling album of all time. what was the group? >> i have no idea. hootie? >> excellent. >> "cracked rear view." great album. >> and our fifth treasury secretary? >> let's get a check with al. he's got the weather from new orleans. al? >> that was a good one. thanks so much.
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let's get you updated to what's going on now. tropical storm erika just barely holding together now. you can see the rain -- the heaviest rain is south of san juan. we watch this thing. -selling. the the national hurricane center says erika is 1300 miles east-southeast of santa domingo. the path, if it holds together when it passes over dominican republic because the mountains are 10,000 feet tall it could be a real weakening and come on shore as a minimal tropical storm as we track it. we'll update as the morning goes through. good morning. i'm meteorologist opinion. get ready for another beautiful day. you'll need your sunglasses today. bright sunshine, low humidity, back in the lower 80s this afternoon with a light breeze out of the northwest keeping things comfortable tonight.
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drop down to 63 tomorrow morning, the humidity stays low saturday, the temperatures climbing sunday to 92. another hot one monday and a chance of much needed rafl tuesday and wednesday. the heat continues thursday. have a great day. >> and that's your latest weather. guys? >> announcer: today's parenting team is sponsored by the johnson's no more tangles three-step routine. >> our today parenting team is hard at work to bring you sanity saving back to school ideas. it can be a challenge to get the kids out the door on time. our parenting experts are here to make it easier. first up, hair styles that even the most untrained moms and dads can handle. audrey is a today parenting team contributor working with johnson's. josae is with us. i tried to get that name right.
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you want to help the kids out but not all of us are good at hair. >> moms and dads can do it. care takers, baby sitters. we have great hair styles anyone can do. in the morning it's all about the bonding time. we do it three steps in the morning. we cleanse, nourish, style. we have five kids. >> little jada. what are you doing? >> the hopscotch twist. he's making a zig zag part. then he starts twisting her hair. this is what i love. makes it easy to do. you twist and add more hair. everybody can do it. he goes one side and brings it together and it's done. >> this is the top of the class.
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we use johnson no more tangles. works well. get it through. he'll add a section on top and do a traditional braid. he does it all the way down. you look adorable. you will look beautiful at the end. top of the class. in the morning you do hair, talk about the day. >> we'll finish you up in a second. >> i have four sons. this is the faux hawk. easy. put on the conditioner. use your fingers. he's combing it right through. >> thank you so much. we'll show the finished product in a bit. >> you have to be organized to get everyone out the door. author of "for the love" and mom of five and a "today" team contributor. not about the morning. it's about the night before. >> a good morning is all about
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the pregame. this is the night before. think about the folders. we have everything. is your homework here. have i signed reading minutes. three out of five in a week is plenty. >> get the folders in the backpack. >> we ask every night what's extra tomorrow. do you have soccer practice, bring the library book, anything outside of normal. theoretically we put it by the toor and it's ready to go. >> you like the lay out clothes the night before. >> this is a sanity saver. all the way down to underwear. that's the kind of stuff of armageddon in the morning. hair bows, nothing left to chance. >> even if a friend calls and says we are all wearing a certain color today. >> i'm sorry. we have a plan. that's not fitting in. >> if they have unusual activities you have the dry erase board. >> i have big kids like you. do you have an extra practice? are you going for tutoring, staying late for a project? we want all the driving and transportation figured out.
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>> when you wake up you don't want distractions. no electronics time. >> no phones in the morning. instagram is more interesting than mom and dad but we are having conversation. we are trying to set up the most pleasant morning with the kids. >> when they get home with school, do the homework immediately. >> homework after school is doable. at 8:30 it's the end of the world. happy evening makes for a happier morning. >> perfect, jen. >> thanks for having me. >> carson. >> last but not least, he wille think lunches that are quick, easy to assemble. here with time saving requested ideas is laura fuentes, author of "best lunches on the planet." some are going back next week like mine. where do we start with quick and easy lunches. >> some of the things we'll do are things moms and dads can do to be prepared in the morning. getting out of the house with a healthy lunch. >> starting with apples. >> everyone wants to know how to keep apples from browning.
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my kids won't eat it. a simple solution is take a container, precised apples in the morning or the night before. add water and lemonade, 50/50. the vitamin c slows down the oxidation. put it in an airtight container. >> the night before? does the lemonade make the apples taste different. >> sweet lemonade, water. it doesn't make the apples taste different. not like lemon. not that strong. >> they stay fresh. >> fresh and crispy. >> next up,le veggies are important for a lunchbox. lots of nutrition there. you can make vegetable cups with your favorite dip, dressing or hummus. take a lidded container. spoon in a few tablespoons of your favorite dip. kids love to dip. stand up a few carrots, celery, peppers. >> and these won't get mushy.
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you can do it the night before. >> exactly. stuck it in the refrigerator and it's ready in the morning. >> how about the sandwich? you can make it the morning of. >> the sandwich is a thing that you don't almost have time to get a sandwich out, you can make them ahead of time. keep them in the freezer. in the morning take a frozen sandwich. >> just freeze it. >> ham and cheese, peanut butter and jelly. >> by lunch you've got itle. >> ready to go. >> a nice healthy smoothie here. >> super important. lots of nutrition. >> kale, blueberries, banana. >> go to the website for more.
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nbs 10 news starts now. good morning. i'm chris kayto. opinion opinion is celebrating another winner of a day out there. bill? >> can't beat this can you, chris. lots of sunshine, the humidity nice and low. the last couple days staying low, as we warm into the 80s. cool, pleasant start. look at the sunshine over boat house row, a gentle breeze blowing. the temperatures climbing up to 62 degrees in potstown, trenton 63 after warming from the 60s. south fill def fa up to 69. >> nbs 10 first alert reporter
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has that. >> a dla on 202 around 401. we have a disabled bus. you can see a little bit up there over in the right-hand shoulder. slow traffic on the southbound side moving past that scene. if you're on the schuykill we're not as slow as normal. more dla on the east and westbound side. chris? into fifl plis know who they're looking for in a carjacking and kid napping case because of what the suspect left behind. here's what happened. plis stopped a black mustang in south fill def fee ya crashing, got out of the car, carjacked the driver of another vehicle and took off with two women in the back seat. the suspect later pulled over the paerngs are okay. inside the crashed car vegtsers found a department of corrections release badge with the man's name on it. i'm chris cato. back in 25 minutes with another update.
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♪ i sit and laugh ♪ ♪ she inherit a million bux and when she died ♪ ♪ it came to me ♪ i can't help it if i'm lucky ♪ i only want to be with you
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>> don't leave us hanging! >> darius rucker. >> we only want to be with you! that's how it goes. >> i think he forgot the words. >> that's nice. >> that was cool. a throwback to hootie & the blowfish. you're singing country music songs in a couple of minutes. good to have you here. >> always good to be here, man. coming here reminded me of when hootie played here back in the day. >> were your ears burning a second ago when carson and all of us were saying not only are you talented but one of the nicest guys. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you very much. >> also a great golfer. >> my golf game's okay right knew. >> we'll hear from darius in a blilt. >> also, rafael nadal faces his
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toughest opponent in years, the one and only savannah guthrie. what happened when they got together on the court. >> and i love that you asked him about the underwear. >> that's the only reason she went. >> only reason. >> meanwhile on monday best-selling author and research professor renee brown will join us live taking your questions about what it takes to get back up after a fall. >> and tweet us a question using # renee today. maybe she'll answer your question on the air. >> let's go to new orleans where al is for a check of the weather. >> that's right. as we get ready for the tenth anniversary of hurricane katrina landfall is tomorrow. the weekend forecast starting with tomorrow, we expect more wet weather through the southeast into the mid mississippi river valley. gorgeous day in the northeast in new england. breezy conditions in the central plains. wet weather and windy in the pacific northwest. sunday we are looking for more rain in the pacific northwest. heat continues through the southwest into southern
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california. erika makes its way closer to southern florida with showers through the southeast. again, another warm sticky day in the northeast and new england. . >> good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. get ready for another beautiful day. you'll need your sunglasses today. bright sunshine, low humidity, back into the lower 80s this afternoon. with a light breeze out of the northwest, keeping things comfortable tonight. we'll drop down to 63 tomorrow morning. a warmer day saturday, but the humidity stays lower saturday. it's the temperatures climbing sunday up to 92. another hot one monday, then a chance of some much needed rainfall tuesday and wednesday and the heat continues thursday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather, guys. >> it's beautiful today. soon it will be football weather. willie has a big announcement. >> yes, darius is a football fan. dolphins, south carolina. loves football. the summer days are getting
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shorter and that means fall and football are around the corner. we are partnering with the national football league for the special series, together we make football. we bring inspiring stories from around the country. we'll kick things off friday, september 11 with more every friday through the first 12 weeks of the season. we'll introduce you to amazing people doing exceptional things. even if you don't consider yourself a football fan you will be touched by the stories. in december we'll be telling your stories. whether you are a player, coach, fan who loves the game, we want to hear from you. you have until november 2 to head to today.com for a chance to have your story told here on "today." added incentive. we'll select five finalists for a chance to win the trip of a lifetime to super bowl 50 in the bay area of northern california. we had fun last year. we are ramping up the stakes more this year. >> go raiders.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> willie, thank you. up next, savannah gets served. with time on the court with rafael nadal. >> plus a live concert from darius rucker. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪ good intentions. is paved with
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mr. president, we know you tried to make a good deal with iran. whose leaders stone women, hang homosexuals, sponsor mass terrorism, scream for the destruction of israel and death to america. so, what if you're wrong? and they can't be trusted? senator casey, don't trust iran. vote this down.
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tennis superstar rafael nadal will make his u.s. open return next week after missing last year's tournament because of a wrist injury. we caught up with him and took to the court in new york city. it was hot out, especially for rafa. he was a little overdressed. take a look. first of all i heard we'd play tennis. you're in a suit and i'm in my tennis outfit. you don't need to be in the sporting goods to play me, i guess. >> you never know. >> he's been called the king of clay with a record 9 french open
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title but he's won the australian open, has two wimbledon titles and two at the u.s. open which he missed last year due to injury. how are you feeling? >> feeling great. last year i had the bad news that i couldn't be here. i broke my wrist but i'm recovered and after missing one year you come back next year with more energy. >> how are you feeling about your chances this year? >> you never know. i didn't have my best year this month after coming back from the injury. a lot of energy and motivation to work hard. i hope we are ready for it. >> do you have a grand slam title left? >> i hope so. if i'm able to recover to my highest level, i believe i can do it again. >> you are an international
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celebrity. now you are an underwear model. >> well -- >> how does that feel? >> great. you know, i have a great relationship with tommy. it's been more than ten years. it's very special. >> now we see the poster everywhere. >> okay. hope you like it. >> it looks good. >> thank you. >> shall we play tennis? >> great. >> okay. rafa! did you put spin on that? >> no, i -- good luck. >> going for the winner. [ screaming ] >> that was out. >> i put too much -- yeah, i know. >> great! >> yes! >> do me one favor. serve a rafael nadal serve. don't hit me. but i want to see the full -- m
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>> yes. >> but over here. watch out. he's going to serve. >> be careful of the people. ♪ >> do you have any pointers for me? find a new sport? [ cheers ] >> match point. loved by millions. oh! >> so lucky. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much. thank you. thank you, new york! >> you have a bit of a temper. >> i know. >> they were having to bleep out if they had played the whole thing. i said do that serve. i want the real fire, the real
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rafael nadal serve. then we worried about the people. we didn't want anybody to get hurt. he pointed to one guy and said, it's coming to you, scoot out of the way. they can target it. >> as soon as the interview is over he stripped down to the underwear. >> that's online. >> coming up next, live concert for a man with a lot of southern styling darius rucker. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> darius rucker has been called, quote, the best male singer in country music. we couldn't be happier he's brought that big voice to our plaza. ♪ ♪ so rock me, mama ♪ like a wagon wheel rock me, mama ♪
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♪ any way you feel ♪ three time gram my award winning singer/songwriter darius rucker first gained fame as the lead singer of hootie & the blowfish. their album sold over 16 million copies and remains the 12th bestselling album of all time. ♪ i've got all i need ♪ and it's all right by me >> his south carolina roots came calling and in 2008 he release his first solo country album "learn to li" which went platinum. he hasn't looked back. ♪ southern style ♪ free and easy >> reporter: southern style is his fourth chart topping country record and features his 7th number one, "home grown honey." ♪ you're so money, money, money ♪ >> we are thrilled to welcome this grand ole opry star to the plaza today. here he is performing the grammy
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winning hit "wagon wheel," ladies and gentlemen, darius rucker. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ headed down south to the land of the pines ♪ ♪ i'm thumbing my way into north carolina ♪ ♪ staring up the road and pray to god i see headlights ♪ ♪ i made it down the coast in 17 hours ♪ ♪ picking me a bouquet of dogwood flowers ♪ ♪ i'm hoping for raleigh ♪ i can see my baby tonight ♪ so rock me, mama, like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, any way you feel ♪ ♪ hey, mama, rock me ♪ rock me, mama, like the wind and the rain ♪
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♪ rock me, mama, like a southbound train ♪ ♪ hey, mama rock me ♪ i'm running from the cold up in new england ♪ ♪ i was born to be a fiddler in an old time string band ♪ ♪ my baby plays a guitar ♪ i pick a ban jo now ♪ oh, north country winters keep getting me down ♪ ♪ lost my money playing poker so i had to leave town ♪ ♪ but i ain't turning back to living that old life no more ♪ ♪ so rock oh me, mama, like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, any way you feel ♪ ♪ hey, mama, rock me ♪ rock me, mama, like the wind and rain ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, like a southbound train ♪ ♪ hey, mama rock me
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>> who wants to hear some country music? [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i caught a trucker out of philly but he's headed west from the cumberland gap to johnson city ♪ ♪ i got to get a missouri on ♪ i see my baby's the only one ♪ at least i will die free ♪ so rock me, mama, like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, any way you feel ♪ ♪ hey, mama rock me ♪ oh, rock me, mama, like the wind and the rain ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, like the
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southbound train ♪ ♪ hey, mama rock me >> come on, y'all! ♪ rock me, mama, like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, any way you feel ♪ ♪ hey, mama, rock me ♪ rock me, mama, like the wind and the rain ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, like a southbound train ♪ ♪ hey, mama, rock me. >> [ cheers and applause ] ♪ rock me, mama, like a wagon wheel ♪ ♪ rock me, mama, any way you feel ♪ ♪ hey, mama, rock me [ cheers and applause ] >> darius will be back with more music on a friday morning. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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darius rucker is in the middle of his southern style tour but taking a detour to join us on the plaza. >> by the way, southern style is the name of his fourth chart-topping country album. good morning. >> thank y'all for having me. >> you are a good sport. you're in the middle of a tour. you stop by the plaza in the morning. you have a show tonight in raleigh. >> in raleigh. yeah, we'll be playing in
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raleigh. >> do you like touring? >> i love it. but when you get older with kids and everything it's hard leaving the house. but i love playing for people. >> all the recording artists say, it's only important to me that i make good music and people like it. when you hear things like this is the fourth album you have done that goes to number one on the billboard country chart, doesn't that make it all the easier to get on the road? >> yes. it makes it -- you know, you want to make music, but when you have success it makes it so much sweeter, so much better. i came over because i wanted to do it. now to have four number one records is crazy. >> on the new album you're stretching yourself. you're singing in a way that's different than before. >> yeah. me and my producers got together and decided to start doing different stuff. i'm in a great place. i'm 20 years in. i'm just going to have fun, make the records i want to make. >> and hit the high notes. >> exactly. >> last time you were here you
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hinted there could be a reunion. >> we are not going to do it until we have 13 songs we love. it will be the last time we do it for a long time. we played shows a couple of weeks ago in charleston. >> that's cool. >> what are you playing now? >> my new single "southern style." >> ladies and gentlemen, tear y -- darius rucker. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ sun kissed hair and not much makeup ♪ ♪ high heeled boots that lace up ♪ ♪ two first names that came from ♪ ♪ her grandmas on both sides ♪ she ain't ever read much faulkner ♪ ♪ but she could have been his daughter ♪ ♪ she grew up on muddy water
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♪ southern style ♪ southern style, free and easy ♪ ♪ southern style, warm and breezy ♪ ♪ if you met her, man believe me ♪ ♪ you'd want her to stay a while ♪ ♪ says she don't believe in strangers ♪ ♪ only sinners with a savior ♪ cause her mom and daddy raised her southern style ♪ ♪ she's a friday night light lover ♪ ♪ a billy graham fan like her mother ♪ ♪ wants her daddy and both brothers ♪ ♪ to walk her dawn the aisle ♪ she likes oysters raw for incident ♪ ♪ lil wayne and lynyrd skynyrd
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♪ she keeps her tan lines in the winter ♪ ♪ southern style ♪ southern style, free and easy ♪ ♪ southern style, warm and breezy ♪ ♪ if you met her, man believe me ♪ ♪ you'd want her to stay a while ♪ ♪ says she don't believe in strangers ♪ ♪ only sinners with a savior ♪ cause her mom and daddy raised her southern style ♪ ♪ ♪ southern style, free and easy ♪ ♪ southern style, warm and breezy ♪ ♪ if you met her, man believe me ♪ ♪ you'd want her to stay a
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while ♪ ♪ says she don't believe in strangers ♪ ♪ only sinners with a savior ♪ cause her mom and daddy raised her southern style ♪ ♪ you can love her, you can hate her ♪ ♪ but you ain't never gonna change her ♪ ♪ if you want her then you'll take her ♪ >> hey, y'all, this song isn't about where you live. this song is about how you live. [ cheers ] ♪ southern style ♪ southern style ♪ yeah, yeah, yeah ♪ southern style ♪ southern style, yeah [ cheers and applause ]
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>> darius rucker, check him out. . nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, everyone. i'm chris cato. 8:56. let's see what's in store for the rest of the day's weather and weekend with meteorologist bill henley. >> the nice weather continues today, chris, beautiful sunshine and low humidity. the last few days it was a little bit cooler this morning, including in the pocono mountains where it dropped down into the 40s overnight. fair weather clouds over
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camelback, a live view of the slopes getting some sunshine now up to 60 degrees in the mountains, 68 trenton, wilmington up to 69. started in the 50s. 73 in philadelphia. really pleasant morning. look at that, 80 degrees by 1:00 this afternoon and 82 by 4:00 p.m. >> investigators are still looking into the cause of this early morning house fire in camden. our camera caught heavy smoke billowing into the air around 6:00 this morning. the fire broke out on the second floor of a vacant home on mechanic street. no one was injured. if you live in philadelphia and you're planning on renting out your home to make money during the papal visit be advised the city may take a chunk of your profits. renting through air b and n you will have to pay an 8.5% hotel tax to the city. we just checked airbnb and found entire homes are going for as much as $3,000 a night during the weekend of the papal visit
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and vidindividual rooms for $10. and just a reminder tomorrow night is the eagles and packers for preseason game number three and watch it right here on nbc 10 your official station for the philadelphia eagles. our pregame coverage starts at 7:30. kickoff at 8:00 followed by your postgame show. everyone eager to see if sam bradford will play for the eagles again. i'm chris cato. always catch us on the nbc 10 news app.
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this morning on "today's take," the star of "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" jane krakowski is back as our guest host. plus uzo aduba from "orange is the new black" and darius rucker's number one hit "home grown honey." that and more coming up now. >> announcer: 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. >> welcome to today on friday morning, august 28, 2015. darius rucker still working the crowd outside. putting on a show for us. he'll play another song in a few.
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inside i'm willie along with tamron, and our special co-host jane krakowski. emmy nominated star of "unbreakable kimmy schmidt." a fan of "i woke up in love this morning" from the partridge family. go ahead ♪ >> why am i doing this? >> look at your arms. you've got guns. >> thank you. i want it noted i wasn't born when the show was on the air. >> you heard it was a good show. >> just heard about the show. >> throwback friday. not a thing. i wonder ed. >> i always wanted to be in it. >> look. >> did you have feathered hair like that? >> oh, yeah, i did. >> what about the top? did you have that?
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>> good ruffled top. >> i'm going to buy one now. >> there is an appeal to the traveling family band. it doesn't end well, behind the music. you have to go through it. >> that's how you keep the career going. >> you go solo, leave the family. i like that. can we talk about your style. excuse me. back up. >> this is where i don't get to talk. >> this style, it's just sick today. >> you're so sweet. i feel the pressure. you are one of the great beauties of all time and a fashionista. >> willie geist dresses me every day. i fashioned my hair cut after willie geist. >> this is a sharp jacket. wouldn't you say? >> it's a little fitted there. i have noticed that lately. >> the burn is real, america. >> are you suggesting that the button is holding on for dear life? >> let me go, willie geist! >> no. the reason is you came at me before the commercial break. i said we don't have a food
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segment. we have a celebrity superstar and not a food segment. and you said -- >> jane said we do. al is cooking in new orleans. i said jane knows better than you. jane prepared. >> the graphic dress, the belt, the shoes. that's amazing. >> you're so kind. >> and true. >> peter palato. i thought i could get one more summer wear out of it. >> wear the summer stuff until next week. >> then fall. >> we'll see what the temperature does. >> friday trend tip, get your summer stuff in before next week. then we go fall. >> finished? may we? >> you look really great. >> you're the greatest. see what happens? >> fastest man in the history of the planet won gold in the world championships in beijing. but what had people talking is
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what happened after the race. there is a cameraman on the segway trying to get the shot before the nightmare. this is a nightmare. perhaps the most valuable legs on the planet. >> easily. >> this guy doesn't know how to work a segway. >> he'll now be in the olympics in tumbling. >> good recovery. >> you're right. he got up, walked away. he's totally fine and was able to laugh about it. ellen degeneres said i feel so bad about my role in usain bolt's accident. [ screaming ] >> bolt posted unshakable, unbreakable, unstoppable. >> that could ruin the olympics for him. >> i know. >> next time we have segways, come back. we went to class. no, not kidding. we had to sign the paperwork. >> is it tricky? >> it's a little tricky. we had to come in after the show and go through a whole training
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session. >> that guy was holding a camera. i'm thinking achilles tear, acl, something. he's okay. >> he was gracious. his name is bolt and he's one of the fastest runners. which came first? >> it's not a stage name. >> like in weather your name is storm. >> storm fields, a meteorologist in new york. >> locals, yeah. >> in other news donald trump's hair is real, you will be happy to know. >> breaking news. >> the "new york times" reported that a radio host called him the man with the toupee , slanderous. trump asked a woman in the crowd to prove he's 100% real. check it out. >> i don't wear a toupee. it's my hair. i swear. come here.
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you have to do an inspection. this is crazy. don't mess it up too much. i do use hair spray. is it mine? look. >> it is. >> i believe it is. >> >> it's like we have never met before. like a magic routine. i'm david copperfield. we have never met before, right? you have never seen this card or toupee. >> this is an ordinary coin, right? two sides. >> the lady only touched the back and barely. i got to go in. they're going to heckle me. i'm not risking the front. that may not be real. >> it's a million dollar coif. >> we agree it is real hair. if you were getting a toupee you wouldn't get that one. >> oh, god. >> no! we have said it many times. >> i want no part of this. >> come with me. >> she's trying to save me.
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>> trump will helicopter in. >> i interviewed donald trump two hours ago. we talked about the hair. >> that doesn't mean -- okay. >> really? >> here's what it could mean. i'm not saying this is true. it could be plugs. which counts as real but not a toupee. i'm thinking way too much about this. >> we have spent too much time on this. >> we are doomed. we are going to be in a twitter war after the show. >> and on a happy note, birthday cake. tu do you remember your best birthday cake of all time. picture it and picture your cake not being impressive. >> i just got mine. did you picture yours? >> i had a mermaid. your favorite? >> we made a barbie cut-out. >> nice. >> we made it at home. it didn't look like barbie. but that was the mold.
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>> knock off barbie. >> skipper. >> the lesser known. >> skipper! she was the jan brady of the mattel collection. there was a 6-year-old boy. he asked for a trans formers-themed cake for his birth today. this is what the parents provided. >> oh, this is great already. [ cheers and applause ] >> no way. >> you are both parents. how does this up the pressure? >> i'm a failure as a parent. >> completely. >> i throw in the towel. >> oh, my goodness. >> how did they do that. >> is that an ed able cake? >> if not there will be disappointed kids. >> look. she's like, oh, my. >> is dad in robotics or something? he's a shegenius. >> you are better prepared than i.
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i'm sure at least part of it is edible. >> it's so good. >> we have the truck at home. it does that. looks just like that. that's amazing. >> you have to step it up. we should have it as a cooking segment. i'm the booker on the "today" show. >> here's what you need to do. >> i love it. >> would you try these products. >> yes. >> this is the question. have you ever tried to text while holding an umbrella? you know it shall. >> again? >> mime for us, that's how you text -- >> no, no. that was my umbrella holding. >> show us how you text with an umbrella. >> it doesn't work. >> yeah. i have seen this and why didn't i think of that? >> we have been trying to get the story all week. the phone umbrella or the phonebrella. the handle is curved in a way
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that goes around the wrist ever so gently. you can wear it on one hand leaving both hands free to text or check e-mails. last week the phone brella ella won awards. it is not currently available. >> raren't you glad we told you about it? >> you will meet a handsome model. they fell in love immediately. >> you go next. >> i can't -- this is also from south carolina. this is a coffee lid. >> do you drink from the mouth? >> no, no. >> apparently. >> no. >> what is that? >> do they have somebody showing -- >> does the liquid come out in your mouth? >> why? >> the designer said you're
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guaranteed a kiss every day. >> ooh, i got goosebumps. >> what's wrong with you? >> that's -- >> please, al. >> another reason i don't drink coffee. pardon me while i have a lid spit up in my mouth. what is that? >> didn't think of it that way. >> hi, al! >> jane's here. >> hey, jane. how are you? >> i miss you. >> i miss you, too. >> glad to see you in new orleans. >> what do you think of my ensemble? >> really? >> we are looking at tropical storm erika. this thing is getting more raggedy as we talk. there's san juan puerto rico. look at the heaviest rain out in the ocean. this is a fish storm now. eventually it's making its way. here is the latest where it is located. it's 90 miles east-southeast.
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50 miles per hour winds movinging west northwest at 17 miles per hour. it will eventually get across hispanola, the dominican republic. there are mountains that will help tear it apart even more. there is a good chance it doesn't even make its way into southern florida as a tropical storm. we are going to continue to watch it. it could strengthen. but right now it's not looking like it will make landfall as a hurricane which will then continue. it's been ten years since florida had a land falling hurricane, since hurricane wilma, same season hurricane katrina devastated the region. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. get ready for another beautiful day. you'll need your sunglasses today. bright sunshine, low humidity, back into the lower 80s this afternoon. with a light breeze out of the northwest, keeping things comfortable tonight. we'll drop down to 63 tomorrow morning. a warmer day saturday, but the humidity stays lower saturday.
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it's the temperatures climbing sunday up to 92. another hot one monday, then a chance of some much needed rainfall tuesday and wednesday and the heat continues thursday. have a great day. >> we could corner the market in kitchen utensils that are really disgusting. just think about that. >> the mind boggles. i wanted to jump on this gravy train. >> remains to be seen. al roker, we'll talk to you in a little bit. gram my winning superstar darius shopping online is as easy as it gets. wouldn't it be great if hiring plumbers, carpenters and piano tuners were just as simple? thanks to angie's list, now it is. we're making hiring anyone from a handyman to a dog walker as simple as a few clicks.
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week, well, yeah. we have to play raleigh. it's worth it for me. the "today" show goes so far back with everything. any time you call me i'm excited. >> the album has exploded. the tours are sold out. having a blast on the road. >> having so much fun. doing it my way, whatever i want. i hate leaving the kids and my wife. but i have to pay the bills. >> i'm a fan of christmas albums. i hear you made your first one ever. coming out in october. >> this record is -- they were on me for years to do a christmas record. i kept going, no. finally we decided to do one. it's old school. we wanted a perry como, johnny mathis record. we found the songs, went that way. i'm really proud of it. >> talking christmas in summer, perfect. >> i'm a christmas album fan.
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>> imagine making a christmas record in the summer. >> is there fake snow? >> they had it all christmased out when i walked in the studio. >> you're an old school wrestling -- true? >> i love it. >> we want to match you up against our resident wrestling fan. >> willie, i saw you. the american dream. willie thinks he can step in the ring but i'm special. i'm the tower of power, too sweet to be sour. >> wow! [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, my. >> bow down. >> we can show willie's video. >> you're going wcw style. >> old georgia championship wrestling. >> the reason i hate the braves is wrestling came on 6:00 to 8:00 on tbs and during baseball season they would preempt it for an hour. i hate the braves. you took wrestling off for an
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hour? i hate you. >> thing we have learned about darius rucker. >> and you said you're a big south carolina fan. i said how will they be and you said -- >> if we get quarterback play, national championship. you heard it here. >> vanderbilt will also win the national championship. >> in tiddly winks, yes. >> great to see you. darius will perform "homegrown honey" later in the show. up next, tamron has
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participation sport. can you switch chairs? girl power. i need you closer to me. i need the positive force here. >> a little too far, mama. >> here we go. thank goodness it's friday and time for pop fix. the biebs is back. justin bieber dropped a video for his new single "what do you mean" from his first album in three years. bieber posted a photo of himself holding a sign with the song title and caption, i'm back. this is the last image in a series of celebrity teasers on his ig account. an a who's who of stars including will ferrell, matt lauer and savannah guthrie and ellen degeneres counting down. the album is expected september 13.
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he's performing at the vmas and here on the "today" show plaza september 10. >> i will be here whether you invite me or not. >> are you a belieber? >> i will be september 10. >> we know amy schumer and jennifer lawrence. we watched the bond blossom when schumer posted photos of them on summer vacation. the new besties showed up at billy joel's show at wrigley field and danced to uptown girl on the piano. don't believe me? watch. ♪ ♪ you know i'm in love with an uptown girl ♪ >> clearly. >> i know. >> i am all for this friendship. >> this is the summer of celebrity guest stars on stage -- >> who is your best friend?
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>> nobody famous. do you mean my fbff? ellie kemper. >> good one. >> j-law said she and schumer are working on a screen play together. we'll go to break because guess what, coming up, uzo is in the house. house. >> ooh! dull and boring hair? house. >> ooh! change it. gloss it! new from l'oreal. the nutrigloss shampoo system. like a glossing treatment every time you use it. l'oreal nutrigloss with glycosilk is tailor-made for dull hair. helps seal in nutrition. take your hair beyond shiny! get your gloss on! the all-new nutrigloss shampoo system. just one of l'oreal's tailor-made solutions for every type of hair. that's the power of beautiful hair. every day. because you're worth it. many wbut hope...ms come with high hopes, doesn't work on wrinkles. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair has the fastest retinol formula...
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to work on fine lines and even deep wrinkles in just one week. neutrogena®. . nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, everyone. i'm chris cato. 9:26. it's a gorgeous friday out there. let's check your first alert forecast now with meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> sure is. no shortage of sunshine, plenty of sunshine at the shore, a live view of cape may from the marquis de lafayette hotel. the temperatures are climbing at the shore and inland as well. we'll warm into the 80s today, 73 in philadelphia, dover, millville, atlantic city at 70, while still in the 60s for pottstown and allentown at 64 degrees. sunny skies, grab the sunglasses, 81 by 2:00 this afternoon, lower 80s later today. >> police say a carjacking suspect took a lot of the guess work away interest them when he
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left his i.d. at the scene. overnight police stopped a black mustang for driving erratically in south philadelphia and the driver sped off and carjacked the driver of another vehicle and took off with two women in the back seat and later pulled over and ran away. the women weren't hurt. inside the crashed mustang investigators found a department of corrections release badge with the man's name on it. they're still looking for him this morning. surveillance video captured two burglars breaking into a jewelry store in mercer county. the thieves smashed a window to get into trent's jewelers wednesday morning. once inside hit the display cases swiping thousands worth of jewelry. if you have any information on who the two burglars might be, call police. i'm chris cato. another update in about 25 minutes. you can always get the latest news and weather by checking out the nbc 10 app or using nbc10.com. now we go back to the "today" show. have a great friday and great weekend.
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the road to hell is paved with good intentions. mr. president, we know you tried to make a good deal with iran. whose leaders stone women, hang homosexuals, sponsor mass terrorism, scream for the destruction of israel and death to america. so, what if you're wrong? and they can't be trusted? senator casey, don't trust iran. vote this down.
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taking a look at the headlines the u.s. food & drug administration approved a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs aimed at helping people lower the risk of stroke and heart attack, the annual leading cause of death in the united states. the drug manufactured by am gen could help millions of americans who cannot control their cholesterol with existing drugs. but concerns about the medication's price tag, $14,000 a year, will likely limit its use in the near term. a day care in oklahoma is under investigation this morning for giving benadryl to children to help them go to sleep. the day care was shut down last week by dhs pending its own investigation. it is recommended charges be
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filed. seven possible victims have been identified. none of the children are thought to have sustained injuries. the owner of the day care has not commented. women who were the first born child in the family may face more weight problems than younger sisters. in a study of swedish women fist borning were more than 30% more likely to be over weight and 40% likely to be obese. the difference is caused by a change in the nutrient supply to the placenta after a mother's first pregnancy. findings are in line with other studies done on men. interesting. facebook is celebrating a big milestone as 1 billion people logged onto the site on monday alone. that's equal to 1 in 7 people worldwide. facebook averaged about 970 million daily active use rs. in the most recent quarter. now there is a status company founder mark zuckerberg surely likes. get it?
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bad joke that evan wrote and i didn't deliver. hi, buddy. >> threw somebody under the bus there. didn't even do the joke and you threw him under the bus. >> how you doing? >> doing great. let's see how you will be doing this weekend. starting off with saturday. wet weather in the southeast. whatever is left of erica causing rain there. rain and windy conditions, pacific northwest. beautiful weekend in northeastern new england and the northern plains. sunday we are looking at another warm, sticky day in the northeast and new england. more wet weather, remnants of erika through the southeast and more rain through the pacific northwest. gorgeous day through the northern plains. wet weather through the central great lakes. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. get ready for another beautiful day. you'll need your sunglasses today. bright sunshine, low humidity, back into the lower 80s this afternoon. with a light breeze out of the northwest, keeping things comfortable tonight. we'll drop down to 63 tomorrow morning. a warmer day saturday, but the
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humidity stays lower saturday. it's the temperatures climbing sunday up to 92. another hot one monday, then a chance of some much needed rainfall tuesday and wednesday and the heat continues thursday. have a great day. coming up, i am so excited. we'll be doing fantastic eating here. legendary interest dukie chase. we'll cook new orleans-style, baby. >> thanks for inviting us. i'm sure it will be delicious. >> thank you, al. we look forward to it. everyone loves it. it's amazing down there. uzo aduba, best known as suzanne "crazy eyes" on "orange is the new black." >> now breaking out of litchfield to play glenda the good witch in nbc's live performance of "the wiz" set to air in december. good morning. >> good morning. >> we were just talking about
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the cast. first of all, you started in musical theater. you are no stranger to this. you, queen latifah, mary j. blige, common, ne-yo, the list goes on and on. it's crazy. >> eyes. crazy eyes. >> i cannot wait. the singing will be off the charts. >> how does it come together for you? >> i just got a phone call from my manager one day. she said, you know, we have really great news. my agent and manager both called and said, you have been invited to be part of the cast of "the wiz." i could not believe it. i just couldn't believe they would offer me the job. i was excited. i said, what part. they said glenda. it was amazing. it's really exciting. i thought, oh, my gosh. what a part to play. what a company to be part of. amazing cast of people. just to be part of that show i'm excited. >> it's a fairy tale. people may not know and you told
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us the story before. "orange is the new black." you were on the subway. bought wine and sushi. you were going to cry in your apartment and get out of the business. you were ready to get out when you got the call for crazy eyes. >> i got it 45 minutes later. 5:43 p.m. i will be 90 an my grandchildren will be like when is it. september 14. it really impacted my life, changed my life. and now even getting to go into "the wiz" and sing "if you believe" feels that much more impactful. if you believe, anything is possible. >> congratulations on your emmy nomination. >> thank you. >> we have a great pleasure of flying for netflix together. that's how we got to be friends. i'm looking forward to being with you. i couldn't thank you enough for moving from comedy to drama.
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for the other supporting actresses. >> gave you a chance. >> gave me a chance. >> i wouldn't have been on that. >> no, please. killing it on that show. amazing. >> very generous. >> please, no way. >> we were just laughing because last time i saw you we were doing a benefit. >> yes. >> for autism. jon stewart was hosting. >> mm-hmm. >> the twizzler challenge was a thing at the time to raise money for charity. >> there we are. >> get in there. bite it! >> oh! the funny thing is we had not met until five seconds before on live tv. you two, twizzler challenge. nice to meet you. go! >> i have something for you to take home. just something to remember me by. >> i will cherish it fondly.
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>> uzo, congratulations on "the wiz," your career has been a rocket ship since that phone call. >> thank you very much. >> come back any time. >> thank you. >> coming up, ten years after hurricane katrina, an iconic restaurant is rebuilt and reborn. al has real cheese people, don't eat pasteurized processed cheese food. it's only required to contain 51% real cheese. with sargento 100% real natural cheese slices, a patty melt becomes more than just patty. ham unites with its better half. and a club sandwich becomes part of a club you definitely want to be in. real cheese people would never eat a slice wrapped in plastic when they can have a slice of 100% real. natural cheese slices from sargento. we're real cheese people. you ever think about how the cement of your driveway... ...connects to the ends of the earth? from roller coaster hills... ...to musical streets
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longer than anyone remembers. edward is here, your grandson. your restaurant ten years ago was shut down because of flooding, closed for two years. now like a lot of the rest of new orleans you are back and bigger than ever. >> i wouldn't say bigger than ever but we are trying hard. i had a lot of help. that's what's good about this area. people help one another. people came from all over to help us out. we are so grateful. >> people have got to eat, too. what do you make of this? >> we are making shrimp sauteed in butter with garlic, peas, mushrooms and potatoes. quick and simple meal with a ton of flavor. >> you have a lot going in there. this is a great breakfast meal. >> it is. >> brunch, breakfast, lunch. >> putting in potatoes. >> i have the shrimp in already. once the limp get good you can deglaze with white wine.
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mushrooms and peas. watch the mushrooms. you don't want them dark. this is a quick dish so do it in layers. >> leah, what else? >> we have soft-shelled crab. they are so good. and stuffed tomato. we stuff everything in new orleans. >> i have been stuffing myself. >> we stuff people, we stuff everything. >> what else? >> this is a grilled redfish. and that's our famous fried chicken. >> oh, my gosh. they said, you're getting too thin, we have to fatten you up. >> yeah. he's got to come back and visit us for a week. >> i don't know if i would last a week. >> we'll have you fattened up again. >> thank you so much. the restaurant dukie chase, i can't help myself. in the meantime, coming up, darius rucker rocks the plaza one more time. we'll be right back after these messages. you tuck here... you tuck there. if you're a toe tucker... because of toenail fungus,
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album "southern style." ♪ ♪ sitting at a bar in new york city ♪ ♪ everybody here looking new york pretty ♪ ♪ but you're the kind of girl that's got that something ♪ ♪ dancing to the groove like it just ain't nothing ♪ ♪ they ain't never seen nothing like you ♪ ♪ long stem legs in your cowboy boots ♪ ♪ throwing back whiskey straight, no water ♪ ♪ girl, there ain't nothing hotter ♪ ♪ ooh, i dig the way that you move ♪ ♪ you shake it down to your roots ♪ ♪ did your mama teach you how to do that thing you do ♪ ♪ yeah, nothing sweeter than wild ♪ ♪ i'll take a sip of that smile ♪ ♪ i bet the boys at home can't leave you alone ♪ ♪ you little homegrown honey ♪ honey, honey
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♪ you're so money, money, money ♪ ♪ you got a country road carolina soul ♪ ♪ baby, you're just so homegrown ♪ ♪ trying to think of something cool to say turned around and saw you walking my way ♪ ♪ ♪ you little homegrown honey ♪ honey, honey ♪ you're so money, money, money ♪ ♪ you got a country road carolina soul ♪
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♪ baby, you're just so homegrown ♪ ♪ baby, baby, baby ♪ you're driving me crazy, crazy, crazy i'm a long way away from where i'm from ♪ ♪ but baby you feel like home ♪ ooh, i dig the way that you move ♪ ♪ you shake it down to your roots ♪ ♪ did your mama teach you how to do that thing you do ♪ ♪ yeah, so much sweeter than wild ♪ ♪ i'll take a sip of that smile ♪ ♪ i bet the boys at home can't leave you alone ♪ ♪ you little homegrown honey ♪ honey, honey ♪ you're so money, money, money ♪ ♪ you got a country road carolina soul ♪ ♪ baby, you're just so homegrown ♪
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♪ honey, honey ♪ you're so money, money, money ♪ ♪ you got a country road carolina soul ♪ ♪ baby, you're just so homegrown ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> darius rucker, thank you so much. we'll be right back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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has to bring something. you create this alternative society for a while. >> at the end the burning man. as much as we laugh it's the place to be. >> it's been around for years. i know people whose parents went and now they go. >> big name celebs are going in. a lot of people from san francisco are going on craigslist, for example. you can look and there are people who hire laborers to build tents, places to live. >> when are we going? >> labor day weekend. >> i'm not going. >> i don't know if i should. there is a lot of nudity, i hear. >> you're whispering. >> i'm going! i'm on! i'll be the "today" show correspondent live from burning man. >> stilettos, that's all you need. >> and a little glitter. >> we'll talk about it on
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weekend today. >> thank you so much. >> come back any time. watch "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" on netflix.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, everyone. i'm chris cato. 9:56. the final weekend of august looks like a great one. meteorologist bill henley standing by with your forecast. >> we will see a warmer weekend than what we'll see today. a cool start this morning, but we've got bright sunshine. so we are warming into the 80s this afternoon. that's a live view from the comcast center. look at that sunshine. temperatures have been climbing. we're out of the 60s now into the 70s. 74 at philadelphia international, as the
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temperature goes up, humidity coming down nicely. it's 45%. so comfortable outside. great day today. 74 also in northeast philadelphia and wilmington and it's up to 76 degrees in atlantic city. imagine working without pay. that's what teachers and staff in the chester upland school district agreed to do for now at least. the district is operating under a $20 million deficit and doesn't have the money to meet payroll on september 9th. the staff said they don't want to keep students from going to school so classes will start as scheduled next week while the district works to find a funding solution. in the pennsylvania budget battle a new franklin marshal poll shows most voters are split on who to blame for the stalemate. 54% hold the legislature responsible, 46% blame governor wolf. pennsylvanias has been without a spending plan without two months which has forced the shutdown of some services. register on-line to vote in pennsylvania. governor wolf's administration launched that system yesterday. officials say this move will
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save county voting offices time and money. i'm chris cato. we're back in half hour with another update. have a great friday. the road to hell is paved with good intentions. mr. president, we know you tried to make a good deal with iran. whose leaders stone women, hang homosexuals, sponsor mass terrorism, scream for the destruction of israel and death to america. so, what if you're wrong? and they can't be trusted?
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senator coons, don't trust iran. vote this down.
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