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was doing this? >> no. >> both sides agree the marriage was in trouble. good morning and welcome to "sunday today". i'm willie geist. we are about 36 hours away from the first presidential debate. no one is sure what to expect. we will talk to rick tyler who played donald trump for ted cruz during the press debate. in our next half hour we will grab a cup of coffee with nick
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krol as he takes two famous characters to broadway. >> we like to say it is a love letter to theater or more realisticly a stalkers note. we would rather have broadway die than be with anybody but us. in the state of washington police arresting a 20-year-old man accused of shooting five people to death at a mall there this weekend. what is the latest? >> reporter: for the first time we are hearing how investigators spotted this suspected gunman walking down the street in a town almost 30 miles away. investigators say once they put the surveillance camera pictures from inside of the mall out they started receiving tips from the public identifying the suspect as arcan cetin.
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they went to check out and they saw him walking down the street. the investigators we talked to described him as quiet and almost zombie like. >> i saw an individual walking northbound on the sidewalk and i instantly recognized that is the person i just viewed on my computer. i did an abrupt u turn and hit my lights and deputy took the individual into custody. >> reporter: cetin is 20 years old. he is a u.s. legal resident in the u.s. sources have told our affiliate that his ex girlfriend may have worked at the macy's some time ago. when asked about that investigators say it is still too early to talk about the motive. they did say this did not appear to be terrorism related. we are learning more about cetin
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through social media postings. he posted videos of him playing call of duty. he is facing five counts of murder as this community struggles with its grief. >> starting us off in the state of washington. after a public outcry police in charlotte, north carolina finally released portions of the body camvideo of keith scott. security is tight for the carolina panthers game later today. >> reporter: today the carolina panthers are set to play a home game here amid heightened security after several nights of protests. police released portion of the videos relating to the shooting death of keith scott. we should warn you they are graphic and some viewers may find them disturbing. a uniformed officer arrives as
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backup. guns drawn at keith scott inside the white suv. scott walks backwards, four shots ring out. body camera footage shows the uniformed officer trying to use the baton to break the window. seconds later body is on the ground. police say two plain closed officers were there to serve an arrest warrant to another man. officers say scott parked next to him and held up a gun. >> the image does not create absolute certainty as to what this case represents and what the outcome can be. the footage supports all of the other information. >> reporter: police say scott's dna and finger prints are on the loaded gun at the scene and was wearing this ankle holster.
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the new videos distributed one day after scott's wife released this dramatic cell phone video. >> he has no weapon. >> reporter: none of the recordings show scott pointing a weapon at officers. >> he is not aggressively moving towards law enforcement. he is doing the opposite. he is passively stepping back. >> reporter: this wasn't the first time 43-year-old had a run in with the law involving a gun. his family's lawyers say scott's delaying getting out of his vehicle doesn't justify his death. >> don't shoot him. >> reporter: his brother in law says the videos leave more questions than answers. >> we shouldn't have to -- in order for him to be treated fairly. he was an american citizen who deserved that. >> reporter: overnight there were peaceful protests here.
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some demonstrators have said not all videos were released but the police chief said he did put out all videos directly related to the shooting. >> we'll watch the scene at the stadium today. thanks so much. let's turn to the presidential race. the election 44 days away. the highly anticipated first debate between donald trump and hillary clinton tomorrow night. the audience here at home and around the world expected to be huge. kristin welker has the latest. >> exciting time around here. it is crunch time for the candidates, the first critical debate set for tomorrow night. trump and clinton are huddling with aides and advisers doing their homework. with the stakes this high there is no room for error. hours ticking away. donald trump headlining a rally in virginia. >> you will wind this state and
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we are going to win the white house. >> reporter: clinton off the campaign trail enlisting senator elizabeth warren and cast of the west wing for help. >> he doesn't realize it but this ain't no stinking tv show. >> reporter: the run up to the debate is getting nasty already. mark cuban a frequent trump critic. >> that is a bluff. >> reporter: will sit front and center monday night. trump tweeting saturday if he wants to sit in the front row perhaps i will put jennifer flowers right along side of him. bill clinton admitted under oath to a sexual encounter with flowers. she tweeted on saturday hi donald you know i'm in your corner and will definitely be at the debate. no matter who is in the front row the stakes are enormous.
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1984 ronald reagan diffusing questions about his advanced age. >> i am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience. >> reporter: 1988, the vice presidential debate. slamming dan quayle for comparing himself to john f. kennedy. >> i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you are no jack kennedy. >> nobody remembers the spectacular performances. >> reporter: a very narrow tight rope for clinton and trump to walk monday night. the trump campaign hasn't commented on the flowers/cuban flap but the clinton campaign is firing back saying it shows how easily provoked and thin skinned trump is. all of this setting a table for a night of fireworks.
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>> thanks so much. let's bring in rick tyler. rick played donald trump in cruz's preparation for the republican primary debate. and elise jordan is a former adviser to the rand paul campaign. good to see you both. so talk to me about playing donald trump for a candidate. do you use the accent? >> i really did. i tried to be as trump as much as i could. trump has very unique mannerisms, hand gestures, he speaks in very staccato short sentences and talks a lot about himself. >> what do you think the clinton campaign can learn from your experience with ted cruz? >> the first donald trump is going to be disciplined donald trump. and the other will be the off the rails donald trump, the
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insult laden donald trump. that is his number one liability is his temperament. >> which donald trump shows up. does he try to appear presidential to an audience that maybe is just tuning in for the first time? then you see him tweeting about jennifer flowers. >> i thought we were going to see disciplined donald trump and then you see him tweeting about a bill clinton mistress two days before the debate i think if the trump campaign has not sufficiently hazed him and he is not ready to be put to the scrutiny and going up against a woman such a delicate balance trump could be in for a surprise. >> he doesn't strike me as one who takes hazing well. you covered the clinton campaign so closely for so long now. how are they preparing? >> she is preparing as you
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expect secretary clinton to prepare. she is hunkering down running through mock debates. she has a number of top advisers with her. then she has one of her former top advisers playing the role of trump. he is a tough guy. everyone in the media knows that. a lot of people can see why she chose him because he will throw a barb at her without hesitation. she is preparing for two donald trumps. part of her goal is to try to get under trump's skin. her other challenge i think is going to be she has a lot of policies. she knows a lot of the information. she has a long record but narrowing that down for voters so it is easily understandable. >> what is the biggest mistake both candidates can make? >> i think bringing jennifer flowers will be a big mistake. >> we'll start there. >> we have a trump university
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student. [ laughter ] trump has to prove he is presidential because if 100 million people watch many have not paid that much attention and have heard a lot about donald trump and see him and say that guy is nothing like i have seen. it is important for donald trump for him not to lose his temper. i think clinton cannot bring her pension for being a lawyer and litigating every little -- she needs short sentences for things like the middle east, things like the server. she needs quick answers. she cannot litigate those things again. she has to be aspirational. we have to know her vision and that she has a plan. >> will donald trump be graded on a curve? >> that is after the first republican debate trump was the winner. why was trump the winner?
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i didn't agree with that. everyone has such consistently low expectations. hillary clinton does have a tougher bar as a woman, i think, just going in. she might get some kind of break because everyone is excited about the first woman candidate but at the same time she is hillary clinton and everyone expects the worse. >> it will be fascinating to watch. thank you so much. stay with me for the highs and lows of the week. other news this morning, flooding fears in the midwest as iowa deals with another day of rain. the cedar river is rising dangerously and could go from 10 feet to 23 feet. at one point a deer got stuck in the river but two people were able to pull it to safety. two delaware firefighters being remembered after they were killed at a house fire on saturday. four firefighters were in the home when officialesses say the first floor buckled.
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vice president joe biden stopped by the scene to comfort some firefighters. london police say they have arrested a 35-year-old man accused of hacking pippa middleton's i cloud account. pipa's sister arrived in canada on saturday. the royals are on an eight-day trip to canada. the woman who went viral overnight for take ag football to the face. a photographer for auburn university was just behind the end zone for kickoff at lsu/auburn. she tried to make the catch but took her eye off the ball. 75 yards hot in the air. she says she is doing just fine. straight ahead, the highs and lows of the week including the triathlete who passed up a
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sure win to stop and help his brother across the finish line. why a presidential candidate stuck out his tongue at one of our reporters this week. new technology that lets you feel like a local wherever in the worldou a yre alert meteorologist krystal klei. here is look at your neighborhoods today. it's going to be a perfect fall day. temperatures low to mid 70s city at 74 degrees, chestnut hill at 73. in the spushs lower 70s, sunny outside and light winds across the map today. in the lehigh valley cookstown 71, allentown 70, new jersey very similar right around 72 across the board here. in the shoreline right at 70 and the same for delaware. to sell your car carmax will give you seven days to consider their offer. why seven days? science. join me as we walk through the seven stages of decisioning. 1. consideration. 2. questioning. 3. deciding.
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it goes to the general presidential comradery at the opening of stunning smithsonian museum. after the ceremony president bush was trying to get someone to take his photo after he and a woman struggled with a selfie. bush tapped president obama on the back to take his picture. president obama gladly takes the phone, lines up the shot and snaps it. the photo posted with the hash tag potus took this. this photo of the 43rd president nuzzling into a hug. >> that has to be my favorite shot. i love the bipartisanship. >> refreshing. we don't get to see enough of it. incredible museum. our first low goes to another viral moment for gary washington, excuse me, gary johnson who will be watching the
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debate at home like the rest of us. stuff got real weird. >> and there would be an examination of me of who we are and not based on that. and not say anything. >> governor johnson polling at 9% and putting together quite a campaign highlight reel. casey keeping it together as the tongue comes out. a brief recoil. >> her reaction was priceless. it was so measured. but very human. i think everyone kind of collectively jumped back a little bit. >> i think he was trying to say he could speak like that on stage and still win a debate. >> you can't understand what he is saying. our next high is extraordinary brotherly love from the world of sports. brothers competing in the world
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triathlon series in mexico. younger brother's body began to give out. big brother could win past for the win instead he helps baby bro along. he nudged jonathan across the line first to give him the second place finish. jonathan tweeted from a hospital bed writing your loyalty is incredible. >> i get misty eyed watching that. i just ran seven miles and i sort of felt that way. >> you didn't have anyone carrying you. >> back to the world of presidential politics for our next low when donald trump rose to political prominence omar went from first ballot to potential presidential adviser. this week pbs released a preview
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clip of the documentary called the choice. she issues a warning to all haters. >> every critic, every detractor will have to bow down to president trump. it's everyone who ever doubted donald or disagreed or challenged him, it is the ultimate revenge to become the most powerful man in the universe. >> like general zod. you will bow down sdprmpt when hard to say what to say after that video. >> maybe nothing at all. next high to dads and daughters talking in the mirror. let's talk with aleah. some 16 million people have watched their little pep talk. >> i am strong. >> i am strong. >> i am smart. >> i am smart. >> i work hard.
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>> i work hard. >> i am beautiful. >> i am beautiful. >> she is beautiful. how cool is that? >> i love that. that is a lesson to dads everywhere. >> they were not the only father/daughter duo. a video on facebook of his young daughter linda encouraging her old man through the morning routine. >> you are almost done. you're doing a good job. >> thank you, sweetheart. daddy is trying. >> you're doing a great job. as a father of a daughter we need that encouragement. we don't know what we are doing. >> our final low to the fact that we are unwilling to tie our own shoes. nike announced self lacing sneakers will go on sale. the hyperadapt has internal
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sunday. it is game day and first alert meteorologist krystal klei has that forecast for the eagles game. >> yeah, and it's a good one. this morning things are a bit cool out there, we've got low 50s, even 40s on the board. philadelphia 55 degrees, the suburbs at 51. the lehigh valley 48 the temperature currently. starting out a bit crisp and fall-like. winds are light to only about 5, 10 miles per hour, that's going to continue through today. as we move along through today actually expecting for temperatures to look great in the afternoon. if you are planning a tailgate, getting to the game, 74 this afternoon your forecast high in philadelphia, 72 in the pennsylvania suburbs, new jersey as well. sunny out there at 70 degrees for the lehigh valley. today wilmington is a still in mourning, two firefighters are being remembered as heroes after losing their lives in the line of duty. lieutenant christopher leach spent 14 years with the wilmington fire department, senior firefighter jerry fickes was a 13-year veteran. both leave behind wives and
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children. this he died inside a row home on lakeview road yesterday morning when the floor collapsed. four of their fellow firefighters were hurt, two of them remain in critical condition with burns. six people who lived inside the house made it out safely after smoke detectors woke them up. that's it for now. i'm rosemary connors. krystal and i will be right back here at 9:00 for another half hour of news. now back to "the today show." approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she's a slob. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]? absolutely. do you treat women with respect?
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of fans they have made it to broadway. ♪ >> nick kroll's characters always are full of confidence especially when they shouldn't be. there is bouncer and self-style entrepreneur. >> you can say that bobby has had an amazing year, acting, producing. >> reporter: the irritating publicity agent liz g. >> i think it might be expensive. >> reporter: and craft service coordinator/poet. >> as you notice you want to maintain a little something to show prosperity. >> reporter: all borne during three seasons of kroll show. and now a pair of those characters have made it all the way from kroll's twisted mind to broadway. >> so many memories. so many beautiful -- >> reporter: the stars of their
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own story, oh, hello. they are two 70 something friends patrolling the delis and diners of new york's upper west side created and played by kroll and his old college buddy john mulla mullany. >> tell us about it. >> it feels like we are in the heart of it right now. upper west side. 82nd and broadway. that is where they live and breathe. >> where they are most powerful. >> how do you describe gill? >> a tony award viewing actor. he is the kind of guy who brings beverages to the bathroom. we like to say they are like liberal racists. march on selma meaning we walk
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out of the movie selma. >> reporter: gil and george began as a bit before graduating to comedy stages, viral videos and a tour of the united states where the sellout crowds convinced kroll and mullany they could take their act to broadway. >> i would think a dream come true would be a cover of the sunday "new york times." is that crazy? >> for john and i it felt truly like the most exciting thing. for george and gil who steal their neighbors sunday times are like of course we are. >> the whole thing is a you're welcome thing. >> they know they should be there. >> hello. >> so i looked over your chart.
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>> of course. >> i looked over your chart and you have food poisoning. >> thank you. >> look at those scary looking men. >> handsome. >> is there something when you talk to people about being on broadway it is something different that is outside of the normal realm of the things people do or get to do. my friend bobby moynihan is walking by. >> "snl" star bobby moynihan. >> the coolest part is the idea that it is doing it with john and we get to do this thing together. it couldn't be more fun. >> but broadway was still a million miles away when kroll
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got his first break. in 2005 american express hired him for an u.s. open ad campaign built around andy roddick and his mojo. >> dance down the brooklyn bridge. this was a multimillion dollar ad campaign. >> taking our american express card and going ten times crazy around new york but andy kept it focussed. tennis. >> after all that hype roddick lost in the first round. >> we had to go in and shoot a fake press conference where the mo mojo -- after the fall. i was apologizing. >> he had more luck with a seven season run on the lead, a comedy about fantasy football. >> you are such a dog. >> now kroll is drawing praise
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for a turn towards the dramatic in the new film "loving." >> anything you want me to say to supreme court justices. >> reporter: he plays a civil rights attorney in the 1967 case. >> it is resonating for any number of reasons of what is going on in the country. i just felt really lucky to be a part of it. it is the kind of thing that i just always wanted to do because i want today do different kinds of things. >> reporter: comedy is always home for kroll. raised in the new york suburbs in the film with melbrooks. >> he came and so oh, hello. came back stage. first he said it is fine. that was fine, the show. we were like there is nothing better than getting a big half insult compliment from mel
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brooks. to meet him was a major career highlight. >> is this god willing something should be going on for some time? >> our hope is we do gil and george in some form or another until we are their age. that is the goal is that we keep doing these guys until we are their age. there is nothing more fun. >> gil and george are in previews now and opens officially on october 10. nick's film "loving" is in theaters november 4. i moderated a discussion last year here in new york. to hear nick explain why that night put the broadway in their minds check out.
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internet and connected by social media travelers are finding a new experience where they fit right in with the locals. >> reporter: iceland is an island nation where nature works with perfection. a place as popular as it is pretty with a yearly tourist count that far exceeds the population. >> how are you? >> a tour guide of sorts. their day long adventure they trekked along one of the many glaciers, fill the mist of a rushing water fall and then journey to a black sand beach. >> this is awesome. >> their host is not actually a tour guide. she is a flight attendant for iceland air. thanks to a new program tourists with a layover in iceland can
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navigate the country with an airline employee. >> this is seeing iceland through the eyes of a local in a way that nobody else could present it to you. >> reporter: the idea is part of a larger trend travelers truly emersing themselves in the destination, living like a local. it's a logical extension of the sharing economy made mainstream by companies like air bnb. >> i think in every generation there is a desire to try to be the traveler and not the tourist. >> so when we talk about traveling like you are a local your advice would be? >> don't waste energy in trying to look like a local because you are going to fail. >> reporter: finding hip lesser known neighborhood hunts is easy with food blogs like the infatuation. >> i will show you a side you won't find.
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>> san francisco we sample the new app called e tour which gives audio tours of different areas. >> see that pink house across the street to the right, that is where janice joplin lived sgrmpt had the app knows where you are exploring. >> you should be in front of book smith. if they are open walk in the purple door. >> is there a book i'm supposed to see. >> that book offered a deeper look at the popular neighborhood. >> i just wanted a better way to connect with the place yz visited. >> reporter: co founder of group on is the man behind it. >> takes you by the hand and guides you along a path with people who know the place. you get the experience of walking in somebody's shoes. >> reporter: it uses na s narra who know the streets well.
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in the '70s he worked closely with the openly gay elected official who was assassinated skprmpt t. >> i think the stories matter. when you walk down the sidewalk and see the historic plaques in place you get some sense of it but i don't think it comes close to hearing it from somebody who can tell you what it was like standing right here. >> reporter: from the city by the bay to an island in the ocean traveling with a local can make just about any place feel like home. >> and joe friar jones me now. . feels to me like this is taking something we were trying to do and made it better and more efficient through social media. >> it grew organically. we had pen pals growing up. now people have grahinstagram
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buddies. the younger generation has latched on to the sharing economy concept. they want to connect with locals whether to get housing or local tips or a car ride and companies like air bnb have figured out how to market it and turn it into ideas. look at what happened with iceland air. there was somebody who was knitting. that is from the stopover buddy program. somebody said i want to join a knitting circle. that is how authentic some of these local experiences are. >> 20 years ago knocking on doors trying to find a knitting circle. next on "sunday today" harry smith takes a trip to memphis where one school is carrying on the city's rich legacy of music when we come right back on "sunday today."
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a drive through memphis, tennessee is a trip through the history of american music. you find the soul of our r&b sounds at sites like sun studio. harry smith visits a school where students are keeping that
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legacy alive. ♪ >> reporter: now doubt these high school students from memphis can carry a tune. the music they perform so well at the opening of the smithsonian museum of african-american history and culture is meant to take them far beyond washington, d.c. the section of memphis that long ago lost its beat. there are signs of a renaissance. vigorous music instruction and a standard setting high school. the charter school is in the staxmusic academy is next to the staxrecording studio. stax, the home of otis redding, the stapletons, isaac hayes and so many more. soul music giants in whose foot steps these students are following. >> having the legacy of stax
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records, the things that they went through, the music that they produced, being able to communicate that to our audience is a big part of who we are. >> reporter: before school there is music. and after school there is more music. in between, a curriculum that produced 100% acceptance rate for the college bound, 100%. senior wants to study political science at indiana. >> i never came to the charter school no telling what, how i would be and my grades or how i am as a person. i can definitely say that this place has really changed my life. >> reporter: stax records propelled soul music to the top of the charts. the stars were mostly black but many studio musicians were
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white. talk about harmony. when those students get a chance to connect with those former artists -- >> reporter: paul mckinny is the director of instrumental music. >> you can't quantify the value of that. it changeathize trajectory of the lives. >> reporter: arts in schools puts heart in school. heart and soul. >> my gosh. i can go on and on about stax. ♪ i'm a soul man >> harry smith reporting from memphis. this week we highlight another life well lived. a public crusade was dangerous business in the decade before nelson mandela was freed. allister sparks was not afraid. his paper's reporting forced
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resignation of president borster. he covered mandela's release from the prison in 1990 and his historic election to the presidency. sparks served as editor of the south african broadcasting corporation. after apartheid sparks continued to hold powerful to account railing against corruption of current administration. allister sparks died this the surface pro, comes with a pen that lets you write on the screen if you try to write, on a plain old mac the difference can be seen (it doesn't work) get the surface pro (the keyboard detaches from the screen)
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we close this morning with predictions for the week ahead. the first presidential debate is tomorrow night out on long island here in new york. hillary clinton and donald trump will share the stage with lester holt, a nearly super bowl sized audience is expected for the session. we predict the game will be close, commercials will be lame and lady gaga's halftime show will be bananas. tomorrow the last ball game called by ben skuculkulskully. we predict there never will be another like scully calling a game. we will miss the sound of your voice. vice president joe biden guest stars on law and order svu when the show returns on wednesday night. he will play himself.
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it may be a dream come true but the appearance is sure to be overshadowed by the introduction of a new character, lieutenant gary busy. stay tuned to nbc this morning for meet the press. be sure to watch lester holt moderating the first presidential debate between hillary clinton and donald trump at 9:00 eastern tomorrow night. thanks for spending part of your morning with us. we want to send our best wishes across the dial after 22 years. a great broadcaster and better gentleman. we aspire to your sunday mornings. we'll see you here next week on "sunday today."
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firefighters killed in the line of duty and two more fighting for their lives. this morning many in wilmington are grieving and praying. a live report is coming up. captured. police on patrol near seattle arrest a man they say killed five people in a shopping mall shooting. what we're learning about the suspect straight ahead. it is game day. here is a live look inside the linc from our eagles nest camera with temperatures in the 60s and 70s today it's perfect football weather for the showdown with the steelers. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this sunday. thanks for being with us. we have you all covered if you're heading to the g

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