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good morning. weiner's woes. anthony weiner dumped from two dumped from two jobs on the same day his wife announces she's leaving him. the question now could this lead to a new two big storms churning in the atlantic, both expected to intensify today. why she's opening up now, what she thinks about owen labrie's sentence and the cam she hopes
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hollywood and the world paying tribute to the great gene wilder. his characters indelible, his natural charm unmatched. >> don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted. >> what happened? >> he lived happily ever after. >> we'll look back over the laughter "today," tuesday, august 30th 2016. good morning. welcome to "today" on a tuesday morning. that line from "willie wonka" gets me every single time. >> i have three children. i have probably seen "charlie and the chocolate factory" a
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frankenstein." we'll talk about the legacy and life of gene wilder in a bit. we'll start with politics and the personal. anthony weiner waking up this morning out of two jobs after a third sexting scandal. the ramifications reverberating throughout the political world as hillary clinton's closest aide, huma abedin announces her split from wiener and donald trump using the opening to attack his rival. we have two reports this morning. we'll start kristen, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. today the clinton campaign is grappling with the fallout of huma abedin's split from anthony weiner. hillary clinton and abedin are so close at one point she referred to her as a second daughter. this morning anthony weiner seen in this photo from daily mail.com on his own and out of work.
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leave from new york one as the new york daily news says it will no longer publish his opinion columns. the news coming hours after huma abedin announced her split with wiener saying after long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, i have made the decision to separate from my husband. adding the two remain devoted to doing what is best for our son. itlo messages to a woman online including a picture of wiener in his underwear laying instead to a toddler who the post says is his son. wiener saying he and the woman have been friends for some time insisting their conversations were always appropriate deleting his twitter account on monday. donald trump trying to capitalize on the news saying in a statement huma is making a very wise decision. i know anthony weiner well and she'll be far better off without
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have had access to classified information from his wife. clinton's campaign firing back at trump. we're not dignifying that with a response. the saga began in 2011 when a text sing scandal cost wiener his house seat. >> it is a shame. >> two years later his comeback bid for new york city mayor was derailed by more revelations of inappropriate behavior online as abedin stood by her husband. >> it took whole lot of therapy to get to a place where i could forgive anthony. >> reporter: behind the scenes a documentary filmmaker captured her private pain. even as wiener told savannah he was a changed man. >> i think that with help of my wife, with help of professionals -- >> reporter: now it's abedin's turn to move on.
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state senator are calling on authorities to investigate wiener. one democratic source tells me that he was with abedin in the hamptons over the weekend and returned here to manhattan once the story broke. abedin continues in the hamptons where hillary clinton is on that fund-raising swing. savannah, matt? nbc's andrea mitchell joins us now with more on the fallout. andrea, how did this play out behind the changed everything despite their long troubled marriage and that friends say this was coming for a long time, but what really changed everything of course was the picture of the child in this latest episode for the child to be included in an inappropriate message on twitter, online, to this woman, really broke it. yes, he was in the hamptons and
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with this facade of a marriage. she was devoted until the second episode and documentary which was devastating. they were hoping to at least get through the campaign through the election. but then it became untenable. >> deeply personal situation. it's a family situation. but she is also a top aide to hillary clinton. is there a political fallout that we can expect from this as ll involved. she is the most powerful figure political figure and personal figure in hillary clinton's circle. and there are people who fear her. there are people who respect and adore her. the inner circle certainly. there are criticisms this led to hillary clinton not getting other insights, not having press on the plane, not having press conferences they say those interviews are more controlled situations and the fact she
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preparing for those debates. this is a problem. it resurrect all of those old conversations that some voters might be having especially swing voters. the those moms in superba. there's a lot of love and affection from huma. also a concern about the campaign. >> andrea mitchell, thank you very much. let's stay on politics and turn now to the mountin backlash against a top trump surrogate to tweeted a cartoon of hillary clinton in black face. he's now apologizing for that post but standing by his criticism of clinton and her outreach to black voters. hallie jackson joins us now with that part of the story. >> reporter: look at the timing of all of this. it's as donald trump is trying to deliver more of a message to african-american voters. he only has about 1% support from that group right now according to our latest poll.
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closer look at the controversy surrounding one of his top surrogates but first a warning about that tweeted cartoon. viewers may find it offensive. working fast to put out a firestorm, an apology from a top trump surrogate, pastor mark burns. >> the tweet was not designed to anger or stir up the pot like it did. >> reporter: that tweet showing hillary clinton in black face now deleted burns saying he's >> the campaign does not make me do this. >> reporter: burns who leads the trump campaign's outreach to the african-american community. >> didn't you do the opposite of what donald trump says he's trying to do? >> the picture is designed to draw attention to the very fact that hillary clinton do pander to black people. she do pander.
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>> burns a frequent presence at trump rallies where lately the gop nominee has been aiming his message at black voters. >> what the hell do you have to lose? >> but it's a message delivered in front of mostly white audiences. that will change this weekend when trump is set to visit detroit with dr. ben carson and speak at a predominantly black church. 2012 gop contender herman kaine campaigning with mike pence. >> we don't have a race relations issue in america. they do. >> reporter: and this morning we have a look at our new nbc news survey monkey online tracking poll numbers showing clinton's lead over trump has narrowed from eight points down to six in just the last week. and among registered independents who don't lean toward either party, trump is
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clinton's lead from 12 points to 4. savannah? >> hallie jackson, thank you. let's turn to trouble brewing off the east coast. florida and the carolinas facing the threat of really heavy rains and heavy winds. dylan is keeping an eye on it all in for al this morning. what's going on? >> the tropics got extremely busy and we're keeping an eye on the two tropical depressions. not so much gaston. that's over the water and will pull away. it's these two storms. and tropical depression number nine are the ones likely to become tropical systems later on today. let's first focus on nine. already produced more than a foot of rainfall across parts of cuba. it's starting to bring some pockets of heavier rain through florida. we will see this most likely developed into a tropical storm today and takes a turn producing several inches of rain. some areas near tampa could pick
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flooding. we also have tropical storm warnings across the outer banks of north carolina. this could become tropical storm ian at some point and it is looking like it should produce rough surf as it approaches cape hatteras. we could see one to three inches of rain and gusty winds. it's that storm down near florida that's going to bring us our biggest flooding threat. >> thank you very much. the fbi is warning state officials this morning to bush their election security. u.s. intelligence officials are telling nbc newst hackers were behind two recent attempts to breach state voter registration systems and in one instance data from 200,000 voter records was stolen in illinois. in arizona, the attempt was unsuccessful. the breaches are fueling concerns that the russian government may be trying to interfere with the u.s. presidential election. to a dramatic rescue caught on camera. several motorists jump into
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car fully engulfed in flames. a pileup on a highway in upstate new york. you can see a tractor-trailer plow into several vehicles. a white car on the left of your screen bursts into flames. several people rush over to try to pull the door open and free the driver. others attempt to put that fire out. eventually they break the passenger side window and pull the woman to safety. incredibly, she suffered only minor cuts and bruises. an investigation into the crash is now under way. some high island yesterday after a bucket truck overturned on a bridge leaving two workers dangling over the river below. look at that. the workers were in the bucket inspecting the bridge's underside when the truck fell over on its side. rescuers brought in another bucket truck and pulled workers to safety. there were no reports of any injuries and the cause of that accident is now under investigation.
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skyrocketing price of epipens has led to mylan saying they will produce a generic version for half the price. tom costello is in washington with more on this. >> this may be both a pr move and financial move as mylan pharmaceuticals found itself in the bull's eye of controversy over what many believe is excessive company drug over its epipen. mylan pharmaceuticals say it will offer a generic version. rather than 600, 300 for the generic. a 50% discount but not the common 90% discount with generics. the evidence, say critics, two
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keeps three epipens on hand for her son. >> two years ago my son had a reaction to watermelon. it was seconds that his throat started to close up. >> the price $600 each. meanwhile, in canada -- >> all dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, wheat and chicken. >> his family keeps six epipens on hand. the price at the each. >> to me it doesn't make any sense for such a difference in price. >> it's one of those things that make me very happy to be canadian. >> they negotiate prices because there are drug plans so they buy in bulk and governments negotiate prices so they try to bring prices down. >> epinephrin has been around for years and cost just $3. the plastic auto injector is
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last week mylan ceo heather bresch blamed it on middle man. >> our health care is in a crisis. no different than the mortgage financial crisis. this bubble is going to burst. >> mylan makes a billion dollars a year on epipens. this morning it says generic could be on the market in a couple months but consumer advocates say many and stay with the expensive brand that they trust. tributes are pouring in for gene wilder. the comedic actor that invited us into his world of pure imagination as willie wonka and so many other iconic characters.
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to walk, he wouldn't have invented roller skates. >> reporter: from "blazing saddles" -- >> steady as a rock. >> reporter: to "young frankenstein" to "the producers." he did his best work with mel brooks writing on twitter he blessed every film we did with his magic and he his friendship. that magic extended to wilder's chemistry with the late richard pryor. >> i loved him. i still love him. we were very close. >> after his wife died of ovarian cancer he helped develop a support group in her name, gilda's club. he'll be remembered most for playing willie wonka. we sat down with the cast all
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you wanting his attention. we must have been pretty tiresome. >> as jim carrey said, he got the golden ticket. to "today," joe fryer, nbc news, los angeles. >> gene wilder's nephew said the following in a statement. the decision to wait until this time alzheimer's disease was not vanity but that children wouldn't have to be exposed to an adult referencing illness or trouble and causing delight to travel. >> do you have a favorite movie? >> "willie wonka."
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after. what about you? >> "blazing saddles." i thought he was amazing. he'll be missed. dylan is back with the rest of the forecast. >> we talked about the tropical systems but also some flash floods possible through parts of texas and up through the plains and midwest today. there's a cold front moving in. it could trigger some storms. they don't look severe but they could produce up to one to three inches of rain in a short period of time.
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good tuesday morning, everyone. we do start out with sunshine and humidity in place. the only rainfall i see for the next several days is on thursday with scattered showers again tomorrow, temperatures are 85 degrees, more clouds in the afternoon. and here's a front scattered showers and storms and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. thank you. still to come, a "today" exclusive. the young woman at the center of the high profile prep school rape case comes forward. she shares her story publicly for the first time ever. a recent plot hatched in prison brings drew peterson back into the spotlight. we have the latest on the former police officer turned felon as
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start things off, and chris lambert is here. chris, it is a little later this morning. >> a whole lot cooler. low to mid-50s, 59 in boston, a ton of sunshine. a nice, comfortable they had of us. close to 80, falling back to the 70s. the coast kicking in it 85 or 86. away from the coastline, the seven day scattered storms on thursday and friday, the roads, quiet and comfortable again by the weekend. thank you. a houston man is accused of making threats against police and president obama. police say that joseph garguilo had weapons inside his home, and also had handwritten notes threatening attacks against muslims. his attorney said that the allegations stem four hundred million dollars. that's how much charter schools will drain from massachusetts public schools this year.
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7:30 on a tuesday morning. the 30th day of august, 2016. sun shining down on a nice crowd out on our plaza. we'll get outside in about half an hour and say hi to them. first, let's look at the anthony weiner has lost two jobs and hillary clinton's top aide, huma abedin has left him. donald trump wasted no time getting a dig at the hillary clinton campaign and hillary clinton questioning her judgment. two big storms are brewing in the atlantic. both could become tropical storms later today. one expected to intensify wednesday making landfall in
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up to a foot of rain in some areas. the other could impact the carolina coast later this week. >> one of the best times of the year. the u.s. open kicked off in new york monday night with a performance from rock 'n' roll hall of famer fill collins and alison keys winning at 1:49 a.m. in the coming days here, novak djokovic and serena williams looking to domin disappointing showing at the olympics. when owen labrie went on trial for rape last year, the case attracted attention nationwide. by law, his accuser was shrouded in anonymity even while testifying. but today for the first time she's revealing her name and face and telling her story for the first time publicly. up until now this is how chessy
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a voice disguised in court. >> i felt like i was frozen. >> this is the first time you've come out and said publicly what happened. >> yes. >> why did you want to do that? >> well, it's been two years now since the whole ordeal, and i feel ready to what happened to me. i'm going to make sure that other girls, other boys, know that they can own it too and they don't have to be ashamed either. >> the story starts on the grounds of this beautiful campus in new hampshire. a school where her father, alex, had graduated and her older sister. it was just before graduation when she accepted a date with popular senior owen labrie. a date that she says went horribly wrong and ended with
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she faced the defendant and testified for three days on the stand. >> although it was scary and although it was pretty difficult, i wouldn't be where i am today without having been able to speak up for myself during that time. >> what was it like to go through the court process? >> we had been prepared to just receive an apology. we had been prepared to just move forward with our lives and let them move forward would have done anything. >> one of the things that came out in the trial was that there were messages afterwards and they were friendly messages. >> that brings me to the effects of the crime itself, too, which not a lot of people talk about. a question that i was asked on the stand is, well, why were you so hazy during that period. i looked at the defense attorney
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raped. i was just trying to go smoothly and not cause any waves. >> on one hand he was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault, which means the jury believed that a sexual assault took place. on the other hand, there was a more serious charge that he was not convicted of. how did you feel about the verdict in this case? >> well, they said that they didn't believeha knowingly. that frustrated me a lot. he definitely did do it knowingly. the fact that he was still able to pool the wool over a group of people's eyes bothered me a lot and just disgusted me in some way. >> what do you hope happens to him now? do you ever think about that? >> i don't. i hope he learns. i hope he gets help.
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sort of process like this. if he doesn't learn, he'll do it to another woman. >> she was adamant about returning to st. paul school. what happened when you went back to school. >> everybody knew. none of my old friends that were boys would talk to me. they didn't even look me in the eyes. they were uncomfortable or what. i don't know. and nobody was talking about the issue in itself. they weren't trying to prevent it from happeni else. >> chessy eventually left st. paul's and they filed a civil suit against the school saying it failed to meet its most basic obligation to protect children entrusted to its care. we talked with chessy's family as well. the school obviously denies the allegation in the lawsuit. some will say, oh, a lawsuit. is the family trying to get money. what's the real motive here? why not just let it go?
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we kneel an obligation that this not happen to any future kids at the school. >> you think the campus would say we need to talk about what's happened. we didn't see that happening. and if ever there was a family to work with, it would have been our family. we loved the school. my husband experience there. our oldest daughter had a great experience there. unfortunately it seems like the school's reputation became more important rather than supporting our daughter. >> st. paul says we catego categorically deny there ever existed at the school a culture of tradition of sexual assault. you have an idea of how you can take something terrible that
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what are you hoping to accomplish? >> we have been talking a lot about a woman's bill of rights. i want other people's input. i want other people to feel empowered and just strong enough to be able to say i have the right to my body. i have the right to say no. and i wanted to bring this initiative that would be a hashtag i have the right too and have people contribute to it. there with you all along and a lot of people don't have that. i can only imagine how helpful that's been. >> somebody has got my back. somebody is going to believe me. somebody is going to help me. even when i get panic attacks and i lock myself in my closet because i don't want my little sister to see me like that. she comes into my room sometimes
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and punching my legs trying to get myself calmed down, and she'll try to give me the biggest hug and say, chessy, you're okay. chessy, you're okay. and it just -- i can't imagine how scary it is for other people to have to do this alone and i don't want anybody else to be alone anymore. i don't. >> to find out more prout's new campaign for survivors and her hashtag i have the right too go to today.com. you'll find the full response from st. paul's school including a list of changes the school has made since this happened. she is a very determined young woman. >> she's in another state and another school and applying to college this fall. >> amazing interview. thank you very much. let's get a check of the weather now. dylan is in for al.
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warm temperatures we've been dealing with the last couple days start to subside a bit. we have this cold front that's going to drag down some cooler air so high temperatures today will still be running about 5 to 10 degrees above average. cleveland should hit 88 degrees. 83 in chicago, which is still above average for this time of year. watch what happens as we get into the end of the week. especially by thursday, friday, temperatures only in the mid to upper 70s. almost having that fall-like feel to the air with low september if you can believe it in the northeast by the end of the week temperatures up in the burlington about 72 by friday. new york city about 80. even washington, d.c. will go from lower 90s wednesday down to lower 80s by friday. good tuesday morning, everyone. we do start out with sunshine and humidity in place.
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>> patronizing con man. >> he'll spend the rest of his life in prison and that's exactly where he belongs. >> it's been close to a decade since drew peterson, a suburban illinois police sergeant came into the national spotlight. after his 23-year-old fourth wife, stacy, went missing. >> drew, obviously murdered my sister. she didn't run off like he said. she's not at a beach. she would never leave her kids. >> volunte extensive search while stacy's disappearance captivated a nation, so did the behavior of peterson. >> in october of 2007 when stacy peterson disappeared under suspicious circumstances and drew peterson did not exhibit innocent behavior. >> the missing person's case prompted investigators to
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peterson's second wife found dead in a bathtub years earlier. he spoke to matt lauer. >> can you look me straight in the eye and tell me you had nothing to do with the death of your third wife or the disappearance of your fourth wife? >> i can look you in the eye and said i had nothing to do with either of those instances. >> a second autopsy on katrihy showed evidence of a struggle an with murdering his third wife and soon after convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison. >> it's frustrating for him being in prison because he knows his trial wasn't fair. on the other hand, he makes the best of it he can. he's got books he's reading. he works out a lot and just tries to pass the time until hopefully can he get out. >> stacy peterson remains missing to this day. her case unsolved. body never found.
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happened. >> he killed her to make her unavailable to testify in the trial. >> i know i'll find her. i won't stop until i do. >> just last month peterson, now 62, was back in court sentenced to an additional 40 years in a murder for hire plot to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars. the plot uncovered in recorded prison conversations between >> so how long before you think you're going to get it done. >> it will be done by christmas. >> it would be a nice christmas present. >> if you say it's a green light, it's a go. >> i didn't conceive he would be foolish enough to hire someone to kill me. >> drew's biggest weakness is he should keep his mouth shut. shut up. there's an old saying in our
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walks. >> drew peterson will be eligible for parole at 127 years owed. >> there's no competent evidence. whether you think he did it or not is different than if he was proven guilty. he was not proven guilty. >> for "today," blake mccoy, nbc news, chicago. >> both of peterson's convictions are under appeal. his defense attorney tells us he remains confident they have a they're being raised by his eldest son. the families say they are forbidden to see them and pray that one day they'll be united. coming up tomorrow on our series, the spotlight is on robert chambers. what led to the so-called preppie murder. just ahead for us this morning, "pop start." carson in the original room. the
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and this is 7news now. good tuesday look over boston, let's send it back to chris lambert with a look at your forecast. >> a skyline job, 62 degrees in boston, a comfortable and start, to keep a lot of sunshine through the day, only warming up close to 80 along the coastline. the seabreeze kicks in, and join temperatures over the mid-80s. warm tomorrow, close to 90 with scattered showers and storms a possibility on thursday.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, dealing with digital infidelity as the anthony weiner scandal shines a spotlight on the issue, many americans are faced with how to deal with this growing problem. for today's relationship. cutting those monthly bills. jean chatzky is here with easy tips to help you save on everything from energy to the internet. plus, the one condition gene wilder had before agreeing to play willie wonka as we remember the hollywood legend -- >> look at that.
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>> "today," tuesday, august 30th, 2016. ? >> celebrating 30 years on the 30th. >> living the dream. ? >> celebrating my 60th in the city on the york city and we're on the "today" show! good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 on "today." it's tuesday, it's august 30th. we're just about but not quite done with august. september is upon us. >> here's the deal. i'm not ready to let august go. >> me neither. >> i feel like the summer went by too quickly this year with the conventions and the olympics
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week and a half. >> i'm ready for it. apple crisp. cold weather. >> pumpkin spice latte. >> coming up, a meal fit for a first family from the white house kitchen garden to our plaza, there it is. our adorable garden on the go. it is yielding two more savory summer recipes this morning. big announcement by the way. on thursday, natalie catches up with britney spears. it's her first appeae on the "today" show in many years. she'll treat us to a special exclusive performance. that's thursday morning here on "today." >> time for the news at 8:00. >> reporter: we begin with the race for the white house. i'm hallie jackson at trump tower where one of the gop nominee's top surrogates is trying to put out a firestorm. pastor mark burns now this
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reiterating his apology but insisting he stands by his message that democrats are pandering for african-american votes. that's an argument that clinton campaign dismisses. before we get to this story, a warning for you. viewers may find this image offensive. today donald trump supporters used to controversial tweets finding themselves with something less familiar. an apology from one of trump's top surrogates. >> i believe honorable. >> pastor mark burns talking about this offensive tweet he sent monday showing hillary clinton in black face now deleted. >> the tweet was not designed to anger or stir up the pot. >> earlier burns telling nbc he stood by what he called the satire. >> it's an outward expression of the frustration that i feel that the democrat party has been
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>> we are the united states of america! >> burns is leading the trump's campaign outreach to african-american voters. his comments coming at a tough time with trump's rhetoric on race under fire for seeming insensitive to his critics. >> we don't have a race relations issue in america. they do. >> herman kaine flipping the script campaigning with mike pence on monday with trump getting ready to visit a black church in detroit saturday. unprecedented for political on something more personal. hillary clinton's top aide, huma abedin flitting from husband anthony weiner with the congressman reportedly caught up in a sexting scandal. trump saying abedin made a wide decision adding she'll be far better off without him. new this morning, we have a look at our latest nbc survey monkey
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showing clinton's lead over trump has narrowed. she's over him by six points down from eight from last week. trump is making inroads among registered independents who don't lean toward either party cutting clinton's lead from 12 points down to 4. matt, savannah, back to you. >> a couple other political notes, the presidential election is ten weeks away and important primaries are taking place today. arizona john mccain facing challenges as he faces a sixth term. and congresswoman debbie wasserman-schultz who resigned is in a fight in florida today. there are new developments in the case of stanford student brock turner. he's set to be released from jail this friday after serving three months, half of his controversial sentence for sexual assault.
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14 years for assaulting an unconscious woman last year. a california judge gave him six months saying a longer term would have had a severe impact on turner. the sentence sparked outrage. that judge is now facing a recall effort. now to the incredible goal that wasn't. a colorado high school junior who was playing over the weekend. watch this. goes cart wheeling over and sticks the landing. it goes right into the goal here's the thing though. the goal does not count. he was ruled offsides. >> by a good distance. >> the rules. he definitely has his own personal highlight reel. impressive. >> i never mention offside when you show that tape in the future to your kids. you just never say it. you let it go. >> somehow it makes the story not as good. still to come, the dog days take on a whole new meaning.
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? ? one smart choice leads to the next. ? the new 2017 ford fusion is here. it's the beauty of a well-made choice. ? hillary clinton's longtime adviser huma abedin as announced she's separating from her husband, anthony weiner following yet another sexting scandal for the disgraced former politician. >> could this behavior be more common than we think?
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exist and now the threat is cropping up in households everywhere. another sexting allegation against anthony weiner exposed in "the new york post" insisting these were appropriate conversations with a friend. all of this prompting a discussion about digital infidelity and online sex addiction. experts say it's a growing problem impacting americans of all race, ages and demographics. >> however you characterize the compulsive pursuit through online visual medium to look at it as an addiction. >> and endless source of digital porn, sex, and relationships via social media and online platforms. what constitutes cheating in the virtual world depends on who you ask. >> women are more disturbed by emotional contact online while with men it's really about the images and the physical contact. that's where they have the greatest concern.
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addicted to sexual activity online and studies show a rice in back burner relationships created on social media sites like facebook. back burners are platonic online relationships that people maintain in case their current relationships go south. men pursue these relationships at twice the rate of women according to an indiana study. >> from my perspective if someone feels there's something wrong, majority of time there is something wrong. >> loss of interest in sex, change in sleep patterns, demanding more privacy and making excuses to spend time alone are warning signs of digital infidelity. >> you have to begin talking about it. if you can't get anywhere with it, i would urge you to get a professional evaluation. >> for cheaters, seeing a therapist is not sufficient.
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any other addiction. >> the most general cases they say the best advice don't say or do anything online that you would not do in front of your partner. >> that was going on for a long time though this one. >> this according to the report over a year and this may have been again if allegations are true the third time that anthony weiner since 2011 but it does put up this complicated situation. if you suspect your significant other or spouse is into their e-mail? it's so complicated. there are some people within this group that need professional help. >> all right, tamron. thank you. >> let's take a turn now and dylan is at the weather wall with a check of our forecast. >> thanks, guys. we have been focusing on the tropics and the atlantic and we're looking at the pacific where we have two major hurricanes right now. we have hurricane madeline and also hurricane lester.
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approaching hawaii. the good news it is going to weaken over the next several days. most likely passing just to the south of the big island of hawaii as a category 1 hurricane. it will still have winds 90 miles per hour and there's also the possibility for as much as 10 to 15 inches of rain. that could lead to some flash flooding and mudslides. a flood threat through parts of texas stretching into the midwest. no severe storms expected. one to three inches of rain could fall in a quick burst of time. that could good tuesday morning, everyone. we do start out with sunshine and humidity in place. the only rainfall i see for the next several days is on thursday with scattered showers again tomorrow, temperatures are 85 degrees, more clouds in the afternoon. and here's a front producing
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>> and that's your latest forecast. >> all right, dylan. thank you. no party like a "trending" party. >> we're joined by charlie. charlie is here for a good reason. first of all, it's nap time. second of all, there's new research that suggests you may want to choose your words carefully when you're talking to your dog because they apparently not only that, how you say it. >> is that why you're talking to gently right now? >> i don't want him to bite my microphone. researchers at the university in budapest found that praise only worked when they said the words in a positive tone. for example i can say good boy, charlie. but if i say good boy, charlie. nothing. you get no response.
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words do matter. if you say -- did you hear that? if you say a mean like like you stinky puppy, charlie. he knows that i'm saying that and depresses him and puts him to sleep. >> don't go pee-pee on matt. >> say more mean things. i like hearing the voice. >> i like to get everyone's vote here. let's say you need motivation at work. your boss following three things. you can have a cash incentive to motivate you, a compliment or free pizza. what would you choose? >> cash i would imagine. >> i think food is a big selling point. >> says our pregnant friend. what do you think? >> i think pizza. what do you think? >> i think compliments. >> are you crazy? take two 20s or a slice of pie or you look good today?
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>> a pat on the back would be great. let's turn to science. an author completed a study on this. the top motivator is pizza. >> i'm a man of simple things. >> it increased productivity by 6.7% behind that compliments do pay off. surprising part cash was the last thing to which i say probably not enough cash. you know what? details, details. don't ask clarifying questions. i have no idea where thetu >> i'll get you a great pizza. who doesn't love the look and smell of crisp, clean, new sneakers? no better feeling than walking down the street. brand new pair of chuck taylors on. there's a line of sneakers getting a lot of attention online. close to $600 a pair because they are worn. they actually take a lot of time and effort to make the sneakers look worn. duct tape included.
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$600? >> can i say that i haven't bought those sneakers. i love those sneakers. i have them on my wish list. >> why? >> because i think they're super cute. i don't want -- >> rip in the jeans. often expensi expensive. >> if i bought them for 600 bucks ild confession. >> it's like rock star work books. they have boots that look like they had them for 25 years. they buy them that way. >> it's hard to make them look just the right amount of worn. >> carson? >> let's get to it. we'll start with taylor swift. ladies and gentlemen, even pop starts have to perform their civic duty which taylor proved when she showed up for jury duty in nashville.
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to do that. they shared their photos on social media. taylor was called on to be a perspective juror but she was eventually dismissed. a local nbc court reporter say they're asked to explain their line of work. people chuckle at the obvious. she responds i'm a songwriter which is better than i would have said if i was her which is i'm taylor swift. can we go now? move to justin bieber. he made it into the 2017 guinness over seven times. he had the most simultaneous tracks on the u.s. charts. that was 17 singles at once on the charts. he's also the guy with the most twitter followers and the most viewed youtube music channel. if you are not a believer yet, maybe that will convince you.
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come in. gene only played the part of willie wonka under one condition. when i make my first entrance, i want to come out with a cane and they will whisper to themselves and become deathly quiet. i'll start to fall forward and just before i hit the ground i do a beautiful forward somersault. i jump up to great applause. why did wilder want to do this? he said because from on no one will every know from lying or telling the truth and the rest of history. i made my kids watch that movie last night in honor. i wrote on social media, why isn't this on broadway yet? it's coming to broadway next year. for more pop stories, go to "today's" facebook page. now to our series cost cutting today. this morning we're breaking down savings on every day bills.
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back to talk us through it is "today's" financial editor jean chatzky. let's start with a bill we think about in summer months. energy. >> the summer months and the winter months. here's the deal. about half of american states are deregulated which means you don't have to stick with that energy provider you get in the beginning. you can choose a different one. you may want to look at doing that. it's not necessarily going to save you money. you get what sounds like a great rate and then it disappears. >> it's a teaser rate on a credit cart. make sure you read the fine print and know this is a rate that sticks with you more than just a couple months or that you have the ability to switch back and it's also really important to shop around. you can do this in a couple of ways. go to your state's utility commission website. they should have a list of all of the alternate providers. there's a company called chooseenergy.com that can help you find the best deals in your
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green and do you get penalized for that from energy companies? >> no. in fact you get deals for that from energy companies. if you put things in new insulation or if you put in energy saving appliances, sometimes they'll give you a deal for that. sometimes even just for going to an energy audit with your provider. >> one of the things you want to talk about is an expensive that a lot of people deal with every single month. that is wireless. it's a problem in our household, every household. $73 a month. a very big expense. one thing you can do is think about abandoning the big four. they do all of the advertising but there are companies that buy capacity from the big four like boost mobile and cricket wireless and they can cut your costs. >> if you're streaming a lot, you think i have to go with those big four. >> so they can reduce the speed
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video streaming but it will affect the downloading of things like attachments. be very conscious of how you use it. >> when you see the bill, you want to crackdown on your kids. you say crackdown on data instead. >> there are plans that provide these services, verizon called family manager, where you're allowed to allocate from your pool of data so johnny knows he gets 6 gigabites and when they're gone, they're gone. i've used this it's very effective. >> a lot of people are not good at going in and finding ways around high bills or fighting for themselves but you say there are resources available. >> you heard me countless times say pick up the phone every six months. call your provider. ask for a deal. the reason for this is plans change all the time. i just saved $10 on my bill and got four extra gigabites by doing nothing but pick up the
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these bill cutters will do this for you. they will charge you 50% of the money that they save you in the first year. >> real quickly. sneaky ways we're spending too much money each way. >> subscriptions. if you signed up for services in the past and you just don't remember that you've done it, these two services true bill and asktrim.com can go through your monthly statements and figure out for you where your you want to cancel. >> i was looking over your shoulder because my wireless bandit just walked into the studio. i'm not going to call him out. find all of jean's advice on today.com. let's head over to carson. >> coming up next, sean "ditty
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good tuesday morning, everybody. let's send it over to chris lambert for a check on the the city, 66 degrees in boston, low to mid-60s across the cape. a beautiful start to the day, and we hold on to sunny skies and dry weather for the next couple of days. your next charges arriving on sunday. keeping cool on the coastline the seven, warming up close to 90 tomorrow and cooler to end the week. now, to your top stories. a man is accused of making threats against police and president obama. the fbi said joseph garguilo
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his own. agents as they also found handwritten notes threatening attacks against muslim. garguilo's attorney said the allegations stem from a divorce. and investigators are trying to figure because of air at an old paper factory in pittsfield last night. they call the fire suspicious because the factory has been vacant for a while and there was no power or gas to the building. a brockton man is facing charges this morning after police say he sexually assaulted investors say the 15-year-old's peers confronted the 24-year-old suspect on sunday,
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we're back 8:30 on a tuesday morning. the 30th day of august, 2016. look who that is. that is sean combs. sean "ditty" combs checking out fans on the plaza. that's the guy that kicked off our summer concert series. >> a tour kicking off this week. a lot going on with our buddy, ditty. >> we'll catch up with him in a couple seconds.
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for school gear and gadgets your kids need as they head back to class this fall. and fashion frientrends you wan wear during the last days of summer. >> healthy meals on wheels with our truck full of fresh produce on the plaza. we're cooking up two recipes for your family to dive into. we'll get to that in just a bit. >> look at who we have sean dit sean "ditty" combs. >> what's up, man? >> carson always gets a hug. >> come on. give me a hug. >> it seemed like just yesterday you were here putting on a great show on our plaza. now you have your own tour kicking off. >> this week is a big week. we have the family reunion tour coming to a city near you. starts in chicago and then goes to detroit and baltimore and then i'm at the garden next week.
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all of the hits that i ever produced or performed on one stage so one night and one night only when it comes to your city. it's just going to be an incredible tour. chicago, detroit, we'll see you all first. >> people got a great taste of it when you were on our concert stage. so much energy. aweso awesome. you were at the vmas. there you are with some of your closest friends. how cool is that? who is not in this picture? >> and beyonce. you have ditty. i mean, you got kanye. kim k. >> do you all say to each other let's take a picture? >> not really. i think somebody took a picture. >> as long as i've known you, this music thing is important but this thing happening in harlem opening up this charter school. >> yesterday one of my big dreams came true.
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and open up a school and yesterday i went back to harlem and opened up my first charter school. it's called capital prep in harlem. it's agesone of the big part of solution is education. >> you have been at this for years. >> i ran a marathon to raise a couple million dollars for the new york city school system. only killed myself. >> you ran the city though. >> by the so much traction, i felt bad like i'm missing out on the best party and then you called me and look at what happened. he called me and invited me. there i am. look at the back right. seriously. wasn't that the best? so dope. that was so dope. >> matt brought him more wine and left. >> sir, can i bring you anything else? >> sean, always good to see you. congrats on the tour. congrats on the school and everything else. >> thank you, everybody.
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ticketmaster.com. we'll see you when we come to your city. >> back by the way tomorrow with "today's take" and check that out. let's get a check of the weather from dylan. >> we'll see nice temperatures in the northeast. we're looking at low humidity, temps mid 80s and lots of sunshine. middle of the country we have a cold front that will trigger some storms. could see heavier downpours. close eye on that tropical depression nine in the gulf. that will get closer and closer parts of central florida especially up to 15 inches of rain is possible. tomorrow is very unsettled in northern new england into the southwest. all because of that cold front. look at what happens behind it. temperatures only in the 70s back behind it. so we'll start to cool things off. in the northeast, one more warm day before it cools off by the end of th
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we do start out with sunshine and humidity in place. the only rainfall i see for the next several days is on thursday with scattered showers again tomorrow, temperatures are 85 degrees, more clouds in the afternoon. and here's a front producing scattered showers and st >> that's your latest forecast. matt? >> announcer: design your life 2017 ford fusion. the beauty of a well made choice. >> dylan, thanks very much. this morning on design your life, sharpen those number 2 pencils and takes notes because we're headed back to school. mario armstrong is here with a cheat sheet. we don't like to use that word around school with this year's school essentials when it comes to the best gear and gadgets. good morning. >> cheating for parents.
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>> saving a lot of money. >> i love this. i was looking at these. these are water bottles but they collapse after you use them. >> totally collapsable. you can freeze them. use them in the microwave. bpa safe. once you use them, collapse them. put them in your purse. take you with them on the go. stay hydrated throughout the day. >> these are for kids. >> and these are infused. you can see at the bottom you can infuse that with so this is the infuser bottle. put herbs, spices, different things to make the water taste better. >> when we were kids, the food you took to school was in baggy. times have changed a lot. >> baggies can add up and that becomes expensive and it gets messy. these are boxes. not just any box. these are really cool. some are throwback. you can see gameboy here. it's about sectioning off food
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microwavable safe. six bucks and up for that. inexpensive. saves you money in the long run. >> over here we have backpacks. these are bags. if you go to the website and buy a bag or backpack, they will pack up one bag for an american child in need full of school supplies. it's a buy one, get one. if you buy a bag, they send all of this in a backpack to a needy child in america. doing 30,000 bag these are fun backpacks that are scented. i want you to smell this one a little bit. >> it smells like bubble gum. >> bubble gum. strawberry. they last several months. fun colors. different styles. >> that's good. about a month after school starts you smell your kids backpack between the gym socks and lunch in there for last year. >> not a good combo. >> these key rings. >> great for those of you that are worried about your kids
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this is the orbit. you can find your kids and phone but as you can see you can connect these to anything. your backpack or other things that you don't want to lose. >> more traditional supplies. great notebooks and binders. >> two in one stylists and you have the pen to write and then fade resistant markers. great for marking your kids clothing or sporting equipment. won't fade. and then school supplies. these are traditional school supp a lot of fun. a lot of fashion. polka dot is on trend. dollar and up at office depot for these school supplies. >> talk about this thing hooked up to a bed. >> this is great for dorm rooms. fit to any size bed. the ability for it to just fall straight down and give you privacy inside of your dorm room and even some darkness. if you want to relax and chill or read a book and not worry about your dorm mate giving you problems, you're good to go and
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you take the pictures on your phone or from your computer, upload them yourself and then on this peelable wallpaper, apply to your wall. no names. no holes in the walls. >> thank you very much. for more ideas, check out today.com. tomorrow we're going to have diy ideas to keep your kids organized for the entire school year. next up,um season but have you heard of pumpkin spice fashion. first on a tuesday morning, this is "today" on nbc. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. frank dreamed of now be sure to tag your mother exploring costa rica.
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the roast looks good dad. how good? any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. >> announcer: soundtrack of style is sponsored by jcpenney. get your pennies worth at
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summer concert series so today we thought we would push play on the top five trends coming your way along with chilly weather. litt good morning. five great trends. let's start with rust which seems to be kind of a perennial fall color. >> this is a color you want to incorporate into your wardrobe. a ton of different ways to incorporate it. sometimes you see a trend in a i couldn't do that. so many different ways to wear this. a beautiful tote bag like this. shoes. great trousers. i love the idea of doing it with a longer third piece vest and then kimberly is showing us how to wear texture. and mo and you have that chunky sweater. a half tuck which is important
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the pants have a kick right at the ankle. that's also a big trend. the slip on mule is definitely all about comfort but also all about style. >> animal print picks it up so well. >> no better match for rust than a great animal print. >> our next trend denim. >> denim is a classic. we wear it all four seasons. this is giving me justin and britney vmas from a long time ago. patchwork is back in a big patchwork jeans and patchwork boots are adorable. you can do it in a jacket or even a blouse here. my favorite way to do it is the patchwork skirt. the 60s are back in fashion in a huge way. you want to look for one that's a-line. i love the idea of different tones pairing it with a striped shirt like this makes it pop and a shout-out to the white boots. >> that makes it very 60s.
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out. definitely look for patchwork with your denim. the biggest trend when it comes to jean for fall. >> velvet. >> this can be any old velvet. it's back in a huge way. the reason velvet is back when you think of fall, you want to be able to touch it. it has a lush feeling to it. feels cozy. >> love this hat. >> you can also do it with tiny detail on the back of the shoe here. i love a pump. chokers are back in a from the 90'90s. see it has movement in the sleeve which gives it a '70s vibe. ties at the waist. and carry shoes forward into fall and they pair nicely with velvet. definitely pick up velvet for your style this fall. >> we have two more. >> micro pleats.
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tucked in. all about the ankle boot with this length. very important for fall. and then last but not least, one of my favorite ways to update a denim jacket. show us the difference between a classic. your arms peek through. it has a drape and drama to it. it's the perfect update for fall in a color. >> coming up next, the more you grow. simple seasonal recipes straight from al's garden on the go.
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and got his hands dirty filling our truck with flavors straight from the white house kitchen garden. now the truck made its way from 1600 pennsylvania avenue to our plaza. vegan chef and cookbook author is here to show us how to put handpicked ingredients to very good use. nice to see you. good morning. >> this is a vegan recipe. a lot of people think that it has to be boring. it's not at all boring. it's delicious. what do we have? delicious fresh garden plaza. let's get started. >> by the way, sauce is a no cook sauce. >> it's a no cool spinach sauce comes together in a second. we're boiling pasta. i love this because they suction the sauce well. you can use anything. you can use whole wheat, gluten free. so we're adding frozen veggies
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how easy is that. they cook at the same time as the pasta. so we'll let that boil down. we'll move onto our sauce. give it a nice stir. >> how long is this going to take? >> it takes about five minutes. so five minutes before your pasta is ready you throw in your vegetables. it's super easy. we have fresh baby spinach. any green from your garden. this is easy. it's olive oil. do you want to add some water. >> sure. >> we don't have any cheese o it's just really fresh flavors. some garlic cloves. some lemon juice. okay. i'll give it a little bit of salt if you want to do pepper. >> hold that. >> we have tasters over here by the way. >> how's it tasting? >> really good. >> the freshness right off the truck. >> garlic. >> this could not be easier. that's done. this is what it looks like. >> toss that in with the pasta.
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basil from our garden on the go. i'll throw those in at the same time. >> go ahead. what is this? >> this is fresh basil. you can pick any herb. >> toss it in there? >> toss it in. we'll mix it all together. there you go. and it's just a really nice fresh sauce. >> that's the main course. thumbs up for the main course, right? >> double thumbs up. >> i don't feel guilty. >> you have some of the sides th . >> we are using potato skins and stuffing them with avocado salsa. you can actually use a melon baller and scoop out those insides and then i just bake it until it's really crisp. add a little bit of salt. you can save these for mashed potatoes. whatever you want. then here we have what i baked. >> i might eat that without the topping. >> you could, right? this is great.
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cilantro, tomatoes. you can make one too. everyone can make their own. and then eat it. >> they've been eating those like potato chips. so good. >> salsa thing you have in the middle of the potato. >> what do you think? >> you just devoured a vegan recipe. >> and i enjoyed it. >> so flavorful. >> everything is fresh. you don't need dairy. >> that was there. i bit into that when i was supposed to say thank you. timing was wrong. to have this recipe e-mailed to you, sign up for "today food" news letter by going to today.com/food or text food 66866. >> you have something in your teeth. >> i know i do. it's avocado salsa. thank you.
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we mentioned al is out and about today. dylan has birthdays. >> yes. pesto in my teeth. happy birthdays and see who is on smucker's jar today. happy 100th birthday to saul. he runs a publication business and is in the process of writing
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and edna is also 100 years old. she's quite the celebrity. edna was voted one of the ten most admired senior citizens in wisconsin. with a face like that, why not? happy 100th birthday to gertie. she says her secret to longevity is to eat an ice cream cone every night. and al is 101 years old. world war ii veteran from he and his wife volunteered at a hospital for 50 years and made hats for each newborn. how sweet is that? that's newton, massachusetts and fay is celebrating 101 years. he's from radcliffe, iowa. served in world war ii and we're so thankful for his service of course. and look who we have here. happy 111th birthday to iris westman of northwood, north
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time teaching young children how to read. 111. if you know one turning 100 years or older, we want to hear about them. >> wow. 111. they should have put floss next to this. >> garlic breath to go with it. >> i guess it will be a with what's coming up. >> billy bush made it to new york. >> all right. much more ahead after your local
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>> a man behind bars the threats he's accused of making against must lirms and even the president. rescue in rhode island. workers dangling off the i'd side of a bridge when the truck they are in tips over.
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>> speaking out for the first time since his conviction we're hearing from the victim in the owen lebree sexual assault case >> threats against the president landing a holston man behind bars. what police say he threatened to do and what they found inside his house. and bus routes cut. why find a new ride to malden. good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. i'm christa delcamp. first time in quite a few days i have to say i don't think it's shorts weather outside. that's just subjective. i haven't been out since dark. it was chilly. >> the kiddos at the bus stop will say 47 we can work with shorts; right? pushing that in the early spring. it was a cool start.

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