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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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you can quickly shed it as we watch temperature up into the 80s this afternoon. recovered to 71 in boston. 70 in norwood. hard to believe that few towns are back to school. for many towns we have a week to enjoy of nice weather before you have to head back next week. wind from the northwest light in worst. that will turn onshore. we'll hold upper 70s to 80s at the coast. mid 80s inland. time now for fast track traffic. here's danielle rs still slow on the roads. here's 93 sort bound as you make your way through summerville. this is what it looks like still back to 128 this morning. let's switch cameras take a look talent expressway. stop and go traffic. same story south of up to. let's head to map we're watching an accident in lincoln on route 2 eastbound at bedford road causing delays there. 93 crawling back to 128. you're stop and go on route one as well. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway still over half an hour.
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that's from an earlier crash in sharon this morning. heading into town on the pike. you're crawling from framingham into boston. let's check the drive times if you get ready to head out the door. half an hour braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. also about half an hour into town on the pike from 128. 25 minutes on 93 southbound from 128 to zakim bridge. both the t and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you guys. right now holston man is locked up behind bars after police say he made thrts the shocking details don't end there. authorities also say they found a stockpile of weapons inside his home. here's jennifer eagan with the latest from hallston. >> reporter: the man who lives in this home in holston now the focus of an fbi investigation. joseph gardula faced a federal judge monday. he's accused of wanting to plant
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officers as he can before they kill him. the fbi received information that he wished he had assassinated president obama while the president played golf on martha's vineyard. >> he doesn't have antigovernment views. certainly not exceptionally graffcal. his lawyer said the allegations stem from messidy veries. his ex wife has restraining order against them in the middle of custody battle. er allegations on behalf of the mother. during an two fbi raid of his home agents say they found parts for an ar-15 rifle along with ammunition which would be inviolation of his e-el straining order. agents say they also found chemicals that could be combined to make explosives as well as handwritten notes threatening attacks against muslims. >> i've never mr. gardulo for 12 years. i know what kind of man he is. this is not something he would
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holston. it has an american flag hanging the wrong way out front. he's due in federal court for another hearing tomorrow. he's being held without bail now. jennifer eagan, 7 news "today in new england." police responding to serious crash. four people were injured with some people trapped inside a car. you can see the front end of both car badly damaged. no word yet on what might have causedha happening today back to school for students in malden. symptom students will being throughing for new rides after school bus routes were cut in a cost saving move. let's go to victoria warren. and, obviously, vicki, some parents are pretty concerned about this. >> some parents are concerned and a little bit nervous about how today would go. one thing that i heard from the parents that were upset the thing most troubling that they
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the school buses were going to be cut because of budget seasons. this is change that's going to effect kids from kindergarten up into the sixth grade. and some of them are now having to trade the yellow school buses for city buses. and those cases those children will get a free mbta bus pass. the only kids still riding school buss will be special education or special needs children, though one mom we talked to just had to change her kids school when she found out her son's include bussing. she said she just figured all this out within the last two weeks. two of them were getting bussed to ferry way. one has autism. if they couldn't put them in the school they would have to take the regular bus and i can't put two kids i have another one with disabilities too. he's in fourth grade. how can i put them on a bus. some parents i spoke to were happy about this.
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large percentage of kids that use the school buses. so they are happy to see the money instead going into the classroom. the school district said they will keep working with the family helping them change. if that make things easier for them. live this morning in maldin. 7news "today in new england." also on 7 tragedy in bristol, n 1 new hampshire. a man died after trying to save four people at profile falls. the children were playing when one of them started to struggle. the 39-year-old man jumped into help but at some point went under the water and didn't come back up. good samaritan jumped in to help the children. we have new details on a big fire at vacant mill. the building went up in place early this morning. they believe it's suspicious
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firefighter offer $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. zbhoo now to race for the white house the gap is chosing between hillary clinton and trump. the latest nbc news survey monkey poll shows there's only 6-point gap between the two nominees. hillary clinton has 48 percent of the vote compared to trumps 42%. last week clinton led by 8 points. hillary clinton's vice chairwoman uma abadeen the leaving her husband and t her husband former congressman and on thissee wiener under fire again for sending inappropriate picture of himself to a women while his 4-year-old son was next to him in bed. this is third sexting scandal from wiener. some from a documentary about his scandal. the first one drove him out of congress in 2011. new this morning. sexual assault victim speaking
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seeing and hearing from the victim in the owen lebree case. this is first time she openly talked about the trial and the trauma that she's experienced since leaving st. paul's prep up in new hampshire. let's go to kris anderson with more of what she had to say. she decided to reveal her identity and speak out because she wants to own what happened to her two years ago when she's 15 years old. but chessy not just doing herself but hopes to help other going through similar situation. the victim is revealing her name and showing her face. >> i was raped. >> a now 17-year-old ch essy sitting down to talk about the allegation of rape and closely
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the whole or deal. and i feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me and let other know they can own it too. chessy spent three days on the standteling about what anned that night and in the days that followed. lebree was convicted of sexual assault. but acquitted tore more serious charge of felony rape. they said they didn't belief he did it that freshrated me a lot. he definitely did do it knowingly. the fact that he was still able to pull the wool over a group of people's eyes bothered my a lot. just disgusted me. >> chessj wanted to return to st. paul's prep but the accusation and the trial made it tough. >> none of my old friend that were boys would talk to me. they didn't even look me in the eyes.
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filed a civil lawsuit claiming the school failed to trust children encrusted in their care. >> they say it's not about the money. we feel an obligation that doesn't have to future kid at the school. >> unfortunately, it seems like the school reputation become more important rather than supporting our daughter. sanlt paul's released a statement saying we categorically deny that there ever existed at culture or tradition of sexual assault. however, there's no denying the survivor's experience caused us to look a new at the culture and brought about positive changes. as for chessy she continues to deal with effect thes of what anned to her that light two years ago hiding in her closet sometimes during panic attacks so her little sister doesn't see her like that. >> she comes into my room sometimes. and she'll come into my closet
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and punch my legs trying to get myself to calm down. she'll try to give me the biggest hug and she'll say chessy you're okay. 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. >> obviously a tough interview. es interview because she wants other people to feel empowered to know they have a right to say no. she's starting a new campaign for survivors and with that launching a new hashtag as well, i have the right too. live in the nears room. kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." still ahead this morning. a dangerous pileup on a busy highway. cars slamming into each other bar fire breaks out. >>the whole seen is caught on camera. >> worker left dangling off the
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island. how they ended up in need of a rescue. >> another beautiful summer like day ahead of us. temperatures coolest at the coastline. will we see rain this week. 7-day forecast, ahead. we've seen sharks off the cape. how about this sea creature how about this sea creature where it was spotted, coming up. 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!!!! ything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. kelly ayotte: thanks, buddy. now bekelly (voiceover):mother i'm kelly ayotte. and when i take the plate for new hampshire... i'm up against a political machine that plays dirty -- throwing millions in false, negative ads... i'm out here knocking down every lie... because new hampshire deserves better. that's why i'm batting for good-paying jobs, to protect social security and medicare...
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>> a manatee spotted in the water off the cape this giant animal was seen in harwich. new england aquarium officials say it's unusual for manatees to venture this far north since they can get hypothermia in water that is less than 68 degrees >> welcome sight compared the shark sighting we seen all summer long off the cape as well. exactly. those waters just warm enough upper 60s and lower 70s. hopefully before the fall
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the manatee heads back to south. warm day yesterday. hot day, in fact, 90 degrees in boston. 20th time this year hitting 90 degrees. record for 90 #-degree day this one year is 30 set back in 1983. we still have the month of september to go. you can rack up a few more during that month. 71 right now in boston. 70 in norwood. 72 plymouth. very comfortable feel to the air thanks to northwesterly wind draining in the humidity. light wind that will tur it will be coolest at the coastline. good beach day overall. low-to-mid 80s away from coastline. a lot of sunshine out there to start the day. should hold on to good deal of sunshine throughout the day. more clouds in the mix of that sunshine tomorrow. dry during the daylight hour. won't be until tomorrow night and thursday that we pick up an opportunity or scattered showers and storm. we'll add a few more degrees. mid 80s to near 90. the southwester i will wind tomorrow strong enough to hold
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behind it. we'll have an opportunity for the scattered showers and storms on thursday. forecast for today 80 to 86. sea breeze kicking in. comfortable night tonight. temperature generally running miss 60s the forecast for tomorrow mid 80s to near 90 degrees. for more on what's going on in the tropics over to daniel. >> still the first major hurricane of the season category 2 season. it's expected to weaken to category 1 hurricane by friday weekend. no impact on land. but lit have a little bit of impact on us. kris will talk more about that. we're watching tropical depression 8 and this will impact the carolina more specifically north carolina. and into tonight and tomorrow. and parts of the outer banks of north carolina can see up to five inch of rain from this. we're watching tropical depression nine in the gulf of mexico. this will track over florida into southeast georgia and part of the area could see five to ten inches of rain.
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strengthen to tropical storms and that could happen as earlier as tonight. it will be a race to see who becomes hermine and who becomes ian next. for more at home, kris back to you. not much expected from the impact of the tropical storms. rip current risks. you head to mid atlantic into southern new england moderate risk of rip currents. a lot propelled back to east coast thanks to warm the next couple of days. cooler weather. fallish feel to the air by the end of the week. especially with the overnight lows. i expect some more cool morning ahead. beginning friday morning continuing into the weekend. temperature second half of the weekend rebounding close to 80 if not above it. at least away from coast. there's more news today. worker are safe after a bridge scare in rhode island. the crane they were in suddenly tipping over leaving them dangling high over the water and
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let's go to kris anderson back with us and has more from the control room. as you can imagine big sigh of relief once they were safe on solid ground. an investigation under way after the two worker had to be rescued from that dangling crane. to bridge inspectors were left dangling in rhode island. the we believe all protocols were followed. the inspection was smooth. they were toward the end of that. the truck tilted to the right. the two men were stuck in the bucket below the bridge dangling at least 50 feet above the water in the bucket was at awkward angle too and the men were trapped in place for about an hour. a second boone truck with another buckets brought in and they slowly and carefully transferred to the working crane. >> this is a private company
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this is not new technology. i've been here ten years. never had an incident like this happened. the men didn't appear to be hurt but were taken to the hospital anyway to be checked out. the entire bridge was shutdown while the rescue took place. and it took another few hours to right the tipped truck leaving traffic didn't return to normal until well into the evening hours. during that time traffic was backed up four miles. frustrating hundreds of driver. we construction doesn't always go as smoothly as we would hope. officials do say that all of the safety procedures and protocols were in place but they still can't explain what caused that truck to tip over. live in the control room. kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." another story caught on camera. a major pile up on the highway in new york state. you can see tractor-trailer
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out of the burning car. ten cars in all were involved in that pile up. one seriously hurt. there was one areas where the highways meet. it's a sharp area. i'm not sure where that happened. that's the one really dangerous enter section. >> thankfully everybody is okay. the cost of epi pins may be going down. here's why some people say this new little too late. >> he brought smiles to millions. he starred in a number of
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>> tribute are pouring in as the world honors an icon. gene wilder passed away at the age of 83. the hollywood legend known for his whether he was telling a joke or singing a song. he definitely would leave a smile on you're face. here's nbc harry smith with a look at his amazing career. there's no life i know to compare with pure imagination. gene wilder was an unlikely leading man. gentle, sweet, hilarious. >> you got to remember that these are just simple farmers.
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you know. he starred in movies big and small. this is it. and brought to the screen performances that were unforgettable. >> it's alive. it's alive. from young frankenstein to blazing saddles, magic in mel brookes movie. equally harris with richard prior in series of buddy movies including "silver streak." while a failure at the box office most belowed for is willie wonka. we are the music makers and the dreamer of the dream.
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when i suggested this was not shorts weather. i got tweeted and people were saying no. are you kidding. shorts for sure today. it's still august; right? we can get away with it. i'm with the people tweeting you. you can get away with the shorts this afternoon. we're warming up already close to 70 and a lot of folk squeezing in another beach day as temperature warm into the 80s this afternoon. sea breeze kicking in along the coastline as we'll hold the temperature at the coast near 80 if not just shy of gorgeous day ahead. shorts or pantwise. wednesday looking hot close to 90. scattered showers and storm wednesday and thursday. that forecast ahead. new this morning for the first time we are seeing and hearing from the victim of the center of the owen lebree sexual assault case. in a candid interview she spoke about what life has been like since that traumatizing experience at a prep school in
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kris? >> chessy said she decided to reveal her identity and speak out because she wanted to own what happened to her two years ago when she was 15 years old. but chessy not just doing for herself. she hopes that her words will help others who are going through similar situations. >> today for the first time the victim in the highly publicized sexual assault case at this prep school is revealing her fame and showing her face. >> i was down with nbc savannah guthry to talk about 2014 encounter. popular senior at st. paul's prep school that led to allegations of rape and a closely watched trial. >> it's been two years now since the whole or deal and i fool ready to stand up and own what happened to me and i will make sure that other people other girls, other boys know they can own it too and they don't have
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chessy spent three days on the stand. but acquitted on the more serious charge of felony rape. >> they said they didn't believe he did it knowingly. and that frustrated me a low. he definitely did do it knowingly. the fact that he was still able to pull the wool over a group of people's eyes bothered my a lot and just discussed me. chessy said she the accusation and trial made it tough. none of my old friend that were boys would talk to me. they didn't even look me in the eyes. i guess they were uncomfortable or what. i don't know. chessy left st. pauls. the pratz filed a civil lawsuit claiming they failed to quote meet most basic obligation to protect children entrusted to care. they say it's not about the money. we feel an obligation that
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kid at the school. unfortunately, it seems like the schools reputation become more important than supporting o ur daughter. st. paul's released a statement saying we categorically deny there ever existed at the school a culture or tradition of sexual assault. however, there's no denying the survivor experience caused us to look a new at the culture. and brought about positive changes. as for chessy she continues to deal with effect things of happened to her to years ago. hiding in closet sometimes during panic attacks so that her little sister doesn't see her like that. she comes into my room sometimes. and she'll come into my closet when i'm rocking on the floor and punching my legs trying to get myself to calm down. and she'll try to give me the biggest hug and she'll say chessy you're okay. you're okay.
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is for other people to have to do this alone and i don't want anybody else to be alone anymore. i don't. >> chessy said she decided to do this interview she wants other people to feel empowered and know they have the right to say no. she's actually starting a new campaign for survivors and launching the hashtag to go along with it, i have the right too. live in the control room. kris anderson, 7news new england." thank you. right now investigators are trying to figure out what caused this fire at an old paper mill in pittsfield. the fire started last night and officials are calling it suspicious because the factory has been vacant for a while. there was no power. no gas in the building. the fire chief said they heard explosions though coming from the back. a brockton man facing charges this morning after police say he sexually assaulted teenager girl in brockton. investigator say the
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fronted the 24-year-old suspect on sunday where had sent inappropriate text messages for several week. the suspect is due in court in noer. >> uber driver facing a judge after disturbing accusations that he exposed himself to women in everett. paul griffin driving around with his pants down and exposed himself to several women. investigators say the 28-year-old allegedly did the same thing in maldin earlier this summer. from last year. i have children. one is 16. but i wouldn't want my son to run into something like that. right now griffin is being held without bail. happening today the teenager accused of taking a deadly drive in charlestown, rhode island will be in court. police say the 17-year-old was under the influence when he crossed the center median and hit a motorcycle killing that driver. the crash happened monday afternoon on route one.
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duck boat crash on stereo drive. the driver fined $100. he drove the boat on to starrow drive and hit an overpass. luckily no one onboard was hurt. firefighter battled a huge brush fire. sky 7 hd was over the scene. and you can see crews on the ground checking for hot spots and soaking if also on 7 in a surprise move the pharmaceutical company that makes epipins agreed to release a device after prices of the original skyrocketed. the new version will be half the price but consumer right groups say the company still isn't doing enough. >> the announcement follows weeks of back lash and outrage over price hikes for a drug used most often to save children's
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from 100 to $600. mylon pharmaceutical announced the two-pack will cost half that. consumer advocates say it's too little too late. mylon working hard to avoid plain talk about price. they should cut to 2007 level of $107. the new version will still be far more expensive than a typical generic produced. and usually 90% cnbc meg terrell said they are changing the label. >> it's an identical product and they calling it an authorized generic. in this case mylon still has the whole market of the generic and the whole market of the branded. >> last week c ceo said the companies that spend hundreds of millions of dollars on product development. >> we need the exact right amount in seconds.
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every time. >> but the drug itself has been around for 100 year and cost just $3. analyst say the mrafist auto injector is cheap. epipins earn the kwaen more than a billion per year. in may breech told wall street analyst i think you will see opportunities for us to continue to have that price per pin increase. >> consumer advocate are concerned that anxious parents will keep buying the more absolutely. so a lot of people will be looking forward to it. i'm sure with a lot of those allergies out there. just ahead on "today in new england" here at 9:40; a record catch down south. how one group was able to real-in this huge gator the mississippi. find out why taylor swift took time away from music after she was called to court. record month of warmth in august. >> continuing to finish off the month on the warm side. as we get into september.
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four hundred million dollars. that's how much charter schools will drain from massachusetts public schools this year. four hundred million siphoned from local districts that desperately need it. four hundred million that won't fund more science and technology, arts or preschool, counseling, or smaller class sizes. four hundred million unavailable to the ninety-six percent of students who don't attend charter schools. let's improve public schools for all students, not just a select few.
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comb gal. most people would say i'm taylor swift. >> once in a while i sing as well. you may have heard them on the radio. plymouth yesterday at 92 degrees. so far the month of august on average when you combine the low and high about 76.# we'll likely see that as i don't see any big cooldown today or tomorrow. we're running of time in month. hard to believe august flew by that fast. ranking number one that goes back to 1957. that's june, july and august combined in terms of talking about the summer. so far this summer 3.92. upless we get some rain before the close of tomorrow night this once again will go down as the driest summer on record.
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likely set or could set by the close of the month. 71 in boston right now. 70 in norwood. 67 in worcester. we're talking about comfortable air mass in place. temperature warming up finally. low humidity in place. dewpoints into the 50s. enjoyable afternoon. sea breeze will kick in. this winds are light. we don't have much of the breeze now. that does turn onshore throughout the day. keeping the coastline the coolest upper 70s to near 80. meantime we'll warm into the coastline. lots of dryness extending through new england out into pennsylvania down into new york. that will continue through the day overnight tonight. and for much of tomorrow though tomorrow afternoon late in the afternoon early in even the will start to see some scattered showers and storms develop to northwest of us. they are far enough to northwest where we are not worried from worcester east to coastline. now tomorrow night and thursday
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get for some of the scattered showers and storms. 80 to 86. upper 70s there. we'll hold mid 70s for the sox game tonight. hopefully they can pull another one out there. 62 to 68 overnight tonight. patches of fog developing as the wind turn back to southwest. will ensure tomorrow warmer. mid 80s close to 90 degrees. tropics heating up. been active last few day. we're still watching hurricaneus today 2. winds 100 miles per hour. tracking northeast. and it's doing so slowly. so it is expected to weaken to category 1 hurricane as we head into friday. then tropical storm. this is our first major hurricane of the season. we're watching tropical depression # and this could bring torrential rain. a lot of rain to north carolina tonight into tomorrow. part of outer banks could see up to 5 inch. tropical depression 9 down
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georgia by friday this would bring areas could see up o 15 inch of rain. both expected to strengthen to tropical storm. it could happen as early as today. the next two storms next the hermine and then ian. for more back to kris. no major impact in terms of rain or wind. the swells get passed to east coast. high risk of rip currents into new england. if you head to beach over the next few days especially across the national seashore of the cape the south and east sides of the island as well as portions of north shore there's a moderate risk of rip currents and we also have some swell spread good waves out there coming in. warm over the next couple of days. we'll cool it down toward friday. that will linger into the early stages of the weekend. most notable at night with comfortable overnight. bouncing up close to 80.
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guys. >> also this morning take a look at this. a gigantic gator reeled in down south. this massive beast was caught in mississippi not only was an impressive site snbut also set record. took a couple of people to bring in the gator. now they show it off. tiffany has hunted for alligators before. they experience unlike any other. >> but on saturday her experiences one for the record books. she other people hooked a monster alligator. the mississippi department of wildlife fisheries and parks said the alligator measured more than 13 feet 7 inch. beating the last record holder by an eighth of an inch to become the longest gator caught in public water. when we put him in the boat we knew he was big. but that's the record never crossed our mind.
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700-pound algator in the boat. they sold the alligator which will be used for its meat and skin. >> it is very time consuming. very long hours. we were in the boat for 20 hours before we went back saturday night. and but once you hook into something that big and have an opportunity to experience just at best the control chaos. we're just at that part, you know that alligator. >> i think control chaosa the gator weighed 700 pounds and this was her third alligator hunt apparently which appears to be a thing but it's osaw five people took to hold that thing up. >> it would be scared catching that it would sink the boat. need a bigger boat. >> celebrating a major break through. how the founder of the ice bucket challenge marked this milestone. >> making history. with the right fielder did last
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flavor, one hero was on a mi red sox show their flaws they seem to be glarng. we with rodriquez in the boston pen getting knocked all around fenway park. when they play complete game it's hard to envision they better team. mookie betts continue to pat resume. betts scores nearby. solo shot over the monster. the only red sox with 30 home runs of the season for before the age of 24.
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giving the rays the business. striking out four of the last five batters he faced. they seem to be one and one as they head into september. 7 strong giving up three run striking out 7. 13-and-0 # at home. they announce move brian stock cut after failed physical. negated a trade >> the man who created the ice bucket challenge has plenty to celebrate. they were welcomed for a celebration and fund-raiser. the ice bucket challenge raised 220 million for als research. and that research directly led to the discovery of a key gene. now people are hoping it could one day lead to a cure. >> without ice bucket challenge
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taken many more year to find. so i think what everybody needs to know is that we're on the right path. which of we just need help in pushing and getting us there. >> the family said they hope people continue donating money to the research. brilliant fund-raising. i don't know one person who didn't get onboard. >> coming up next. tom brady making one man's dream come true. the heartfelt message he sent that made his fans stay. ou one chance of rain. one chance of rain. we'll go over the 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. now be sure to tag your mother new hampshire college students are packing their backpacks and heading back to school. and thanks to kelly ayotte, along with the textbooks and pencils, many students are carrying more student loan debt.
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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. cause she needs more followers. ok. >> tom brady sending a special message to his fans. he reached out to man who has rare spinal condition. his name the justin miller. he suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. his sister wrote a blog her brother wanted to meet the pat's
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i know you're a big patriots fan. i'm a bigger fan of you and all you have overcome. i will be rooting for you this season and hope the patriots can give you and your family some great memories and plenty to celebrate all year long. we'll be wishing you the very best. and response posted on face book monday miller sister wrote the family is quote completely floored by tom's heartfelt message to our family. pretty special that he took the time out >> and he really did sound authentic. let's go to weather. how is it looking for the rest of the day. >> we're on easy street as the temperature climb from low-to-mid 70s back into the 80s. sea breeze keeping it coolest at the coastline. a lot of sunshine. perfect day ahead of us. hue mudity seal in check. although it does come up a bit tomorrow. muggier and warmer. cooler end to the week. >> thanks for joining us
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i'm sarah french. have a great morning and hopefully we'll see you back
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this morning on "today's take," the ball's in tamron's court as she takes on tennis champ andy murray. and then what's the best college for landing a job? the rankings are in and the greatest goal never scored that has everyone flipping out. that and much more com >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning, august 13th, 2016. i'm billy bush. tamron is here. al is on assignment. >> for two days. >> looking at more weather gear. >> he's in l.a.


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