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good morning. swinging through the swing states. donald trump and hillary clinton hitting the key battlegrounds over the weekend as the race hits the home stretch with the polls looking ominous for the republican candidate. today,al closing argument to remember. >> we are going to do something very special. >> clinton set to bring out serious star power today after 24 hours of a suspicious stance in the headquarters. and popular web sites trying to recover after a massive series of attacks shut them down coast
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monitors to launch the assault. kneeling while singing. a woman performing the national anthem takes a knee in support of black lives matter. ? whose broad stripes ? >> as nba players stand behind her and reactions and can they break the curse? the chicago cubs one win away from making the world series for the first time in 71 years. fans of the cubs anxious and excited and praying steve bartman stays home today. october 22nd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio
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saturday morning. i'm craig melvin alongside stephanie ruhle and dylan dreyer and sheinelle jones. >> you think people would let it go by now. >> you know what would help? the cubs getting back to the world series. >> at 4:00 in the morning, my husband woke me up. he is a diehard cubs fan. he puts his jersey on at the top of the fou >> more on the cubbies later. the top story this morning is the race for the white house with the election now 17 days away. here is the state of the race. donald trump is promising a big surprise today. he's expected to layout his plan for the first 100 days in office if elected. trump will make the announcement in pennsylvania. hillary clinton will concentrate on swing states in the run-up to the election.
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pittsburgh. she is using miley cyrus and katy perry. there is a lot to get to this morning. including an overnight scare in the hillary clinton campaign headquarters. let's start with nbc's jacob rascon. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. four clinton team measures were exposed to a white substance sent in an envelope. one of the floors of the evacuated. substance was not harmful. now top aides to trump are promising a new tone, positive vision and road map with the speech at gettysburg. >> we will win. we will shock the world.
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looking ahead to the first 100 days in office. today's speech in pennsylvania what top aides call his closing argument with a top vision with new policy details. >> we will do something special. >> reporter: this as polling shows trump slipping in ohio and behind in every other swing state. the movement, trump tells supporters is somehow bigger than polls. >> a lot of people know it. ey thing. >> reporter: our nbc news/surveymonkey tracking shows this is resonating with republicans. four in ten say they may not accept the results. campaigning for hillary clinton, vice president joe biden had strong words for trump over his lewd comments caught on tape. >> the press asks me don't i wish i were debating him. no, i wish i was in high school
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gym. >> reporter: sources say hillary clinton is looking beyond election day while her campaign continues to target republicans and independents. in a new ad, muslim gold star father kazir khan once again going after trump. >> will my son have a place in your america? >> reporter: there is fallout from the stolen e-mails from the clinton campaign chairman. one disagreed with the push to hold a global initiative meeting in morocco in exchange for a pledge. huma abedin wrote, she created this mess and she knows it. the speech scheduled this morning for donald trump and what it could be a top speech, many supporters said they wanted from him in the final stretch.
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conference scheduled with an 11th accuser of donald trump who says he had inappropriate contact with her in the last many years. sheinelle. >> jacob, thanks. >> let's bring in joy reid. host of "a.m.reid." and we have a former top adviser to senator rand paul's campaign. ladies, good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with the trump gettysburg address. re what can he say today that would in any way, shape or form lift his numbers? >> this is a last-ditch effort to show seriousness. this is what he should have conveyed earlier in the campaign. he really missed a critical moment to reassure undecided voters there was substance to him. now they see that and it is not just he is pulling in people he
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>> is it too late? >> it is too late for a closing statement. you had an audience of 70 million people and then in the first debate an audience of 80 million people. this is the only chance you have to talk to the undecided voters. he missed. it. >> i want to get your take here. 45% of republican voters are unli o accept the election loss for the candidate. do you find this surprising? is trump's rhetoric working? >> this is the most troubling aspect of the campaign. it is unprecedented for the nominee to signal they would not respect the results of an election. we have never had that happen before. so because trump supporters are artent, it is bleeding in the
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will they be beholden to a party in which 40% of the base believes the president of the united states is illegitimate? >> surely, how do you see this playing out? >> i was in arizona conducting focus groups with donald trump suppeorters and undecided. trump supporters who say they will concede, they say well al gore waited until december. if trump thinks something is off, contest it. they are okay and they see it as fine. they blame the media right now more than they expect a rigged election. they think the media is portraying trump as dead in the water. that is contributing to his demi demise. >> joy, is there a risk that they hear all this and look at the poll numbers and electoral map and get confident? you don't want to spike the ball before the game is over.
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democrats and democratic operatives pushing a message to democratic voters. wait a minute. this is not over. don't feel comfortable that you think you can stay home. the difference is the clinton campaign has a robust get out the vote effort. they want to make sure every single early voter is out. they are doing a absentee ballot push. the trump campaign is smaller in scale. of voters thinking it is fine. >> elise, early voting. we are spending time talking about november 8th. the reality is 4.5 million people cast ballots. what are we seeing? >> the disturbing trend is early voting, republican turnout is half from 2012. the democrats are doing a better
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clinton. >> elise, joy. thank you for waking up early. you can watch joy's show this morning on msnbc. starts at 10:00 eastern. a huge mystery this morning. federal investigators are trying to figure out just who is behind a series of coordinated cyber attacks. attacking popular web sites you use every day. nbc's gadi schwartz has the latest. good morning. >> stephanie. these attacks are starting to sound something out of a science fiction novel. hijackers connecting devices like dvrs and cameras and baby monitors and launching them into cyber war. the attacks came in three waves taking down a long list of web site giants like twitter, netflix, amazon, paypal and more.
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target? hackers aiming at a company called dyn. it acts like an address book and switch board of the internet. this time, hackers deployed the latest weapon in cyber warfare. virus that effects internet devices like dvrs and baby monitors and turns them into cyber bot slaves and using them an overwhelmed and crashes. >> it is unthinkable that a baby monitor could topple twitter. an army of baby monitors can knock over the most important companies in the world. >> reporter: experts say companies are manufacturing weak default passwords making them vulnerable. >> the fact that companies can make hundreds of thousands of devices and put them on the internet and have the product
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attack the united states is a problem. >> reporter: so far, there is a lot of speculation on who is to blame. a senior u.s. intelligence official now telling nbc news this is a classic case of internet vandalism. it does not appear to be a state sponsored attack. what is clear, a new weapon has been deployed as companies and countries try to prepare for a possibility of cyber war. experts tell us a lot of the devices used in right now, the department of homeland security and fbi are investigating. stephanie. >> thank you, gadi. testimony resumes in new jersey in the bridgegate trial. the question is did governor chris christie know about the george washington bridge closures? he says he didn't, but during testimony on friday, one former aide insists he did.
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with more. >> reporter: good morning, craig. four of the access lanes were shutdown unexpectedly in 2013 causing a nightmare. and a top aide wrote an e-mail and dropped a bombshell. testified that the governor knew what was going on despite his repeated denials. for three years, bridget kelly said nothing until now. the governor chris christie took the stand friday. she testified she had told her former boss about the lane closures one month before it happened. he was fine with it. a direct contradiction to what christie claimed. >> i had no knowledge of it. >> reporter: christie team released this statement friday. the governor had no knowledge
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closures. bridget kelly said the port authority director was the mastermind in the issue in 2013. he is now the government's key witness. kelly and defendant bill baroni pleaded not guilty to nine felony counts. she said christie was aware of the e-mail she sent saying time for traffic problems in ft. lee. she said it was a poor choice o not retribution meant to punish a local mayor. christie previously called kelly a rogue and liar. >> it presents the truth as bridget kelly knows it. >> reporter: david walstein was telling christie about the closures on september 11th. as the lane closures were
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laughed about it. a man with hoping for higher office now caught in a scandal he may never recover from. now defense attorneys painted kelly as a low-level employee even to please her boss. not in the inner circle as the government alleges. the jury could start deliberating as soon as mid week. craig. >> thank you. we head overseas where secretary of defense ash carter is touching down in iraq as the crews are trying to take back the city of mosul. we have nbc's richard engel innin erbil this morning. >> reporter: he came to meet with the iraqi primary and
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battle field update in the campaign to drive isis out of the city of mosul. with every advance, there are more signs of isis brutality and radical intolerance. in the town of mosul, authorities cleared a church desecrated by the militants. they wrote the islamic state or caliphate reigns supreme the cross. that caliphate is shrinking. with the help of u.s. aircraft and jets launched from "uss eisenhower" in the mediterranean. isis is under attack in and around mosul. but finding isis without killing civilians is a challenge. >> bad guys mixed in with families. there are people in the wrong place at the wrong time. none of us wants to kill
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ground too. we saw them in combat gear clearing bombs. it is the same job chief petty officer jason finan had. he was killed this week when an ied went off near his vehicle. isis so far is pursuing a dual strategy. fighting to defend mosul and key villages and using terrorist attacks. using a soft target like the city of kirkuk where militants came in yesterday and killed dozens of people. there was a scare today for some u.s. troops that are advising in in this mission. isis, two days ago, set fire to a sulfur plant and the winds shifted bringing some of the fumes close to u.s. troops. out of the sense of personal comfort. some decided to put on protective chemical gear.
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determine if the fumes cause any threat, but a military spokesperson told us at this point there has been no change in posture and no reports of hospitalizations. >> richard, thank you. ontario, california is under a smoke alert after firefighters struggle with a massive blaze. a thick black plume rose over the city friday as 100-foot high flames shot from the recycling center. cardboard and plastic bottles fueled the fire. homes and businesses were evacuated. the positive news is no serious injuries. and activists in kansas are warning people to stay out of town to avoid the chemical leak. harmful gas washed over the town friday. 11,000 people were told to shelter in place. more than five dozen treated in hospitals. one person is in intensive care.
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the investigation is under way. the miami heat are trying to explain how they got caught off guard by a black lives matter protester. the woman singing the national anthem unexpectedly dropped to her knees and opened the jacket and said she loved her cause. heat officials did not know about the protest ahead of time. ander the chicago cubs fans worldwide. hoping and praying the cubs can finally make it back to the world series. it is game six of the national league championship series. the cubs are up 3 games to 2. if the boys win tonight, they go to the series for the first time, get your head around this, in seven decades. nbc's ron mott is outside wrigley field. i'm sure he is excited with
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stephanie. anything and everything that can be crossed, fingers and toes, because the chicago cubs are one win away from the world series. >> groundball to short. >> reporter: baseball is a game of numbers. three strikes, you're out. four balls, you're on. a stretch and a song in the seventh. ? take me out to the ball game ? >> reporter: for the chicago cubs and patient and fans. a single number comes to mind this weekend. one. win one more game and finally get back to the world series. and there's a mountain of anticipation and excitement. >> it just keeps building and building. i don't want to jinx it. obviously we are very superstitious. >> reporter: maybe for a good reason. a billy goat started what many believe is a curse. a black cat kept it going in
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interfered with a foul ball in '03. it's been 71 years since the cubs last played in baseball's championship. longer since they last won it all 108 years. could that be their lucky number? the team's first manager created the game's first official balls. exactly 108 stitches. the tower broadcasting cubs games? you guessed the omaha family that bought the team, headquartered on 108th avenue. >> i'm superstitious. >> reporter: around the city, signs everywhere. a simple "w" displayed after each win. no team has won more than this season than the cubs. now the 2 for 1 special. two shots to win one. >> love the cubs because i love my city. >> i love they are about to make
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>> reporter: and a chance to make 2016 a most celebrated number in chicago. ? cubs ? >> reporter: so as you can imagine, the city is ready to pop. they will close the streets down if the cubs win. guys, back to you. >> ron mott, that was awesome. >> good story, ron. >> good stuff. my husband is booking tickets. i said what are you doing. he says he wants to be there. >> the cleve just as excited. lots of rain around the country. one weird note. it will be 108 degrees in chicago today. we did have some pretty significant weather through worcester in massachusetts last night. 4 to 5 inches of rain. look at the cars stalled in that flooding rain. it was a nasty night and more rain is on the way. you are getting a break across new england. heavy rain is in a line from
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slowly and rotate to the east. we are going to see more rain fill back in across central massachusetts. last through the day today and then as we go into tonight, look at this. cold enough for snow. 6 to 8 inches of snow in the adirondacks and ski resorts. colder weather is moving in here for the end of the weekend up >> reporter: good saturday morning radar now all quiet after heavy rain with that rain the ground is saturate fog and mist. nothing miserable at the moment. not far away a round of showers that will rotate through here. the mid part of the day showers late morning to early afternoon as they clear out this evening the winds start to pick up. advisory this evening until tomorrow. temperature wise falling from the and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you.
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week's most talked about stories and where in the world is bob dylan? and lady gaga's tribute to a and lady gaga's tribute to a young woman with uh, first of all, i plan to vote for donald trump. when it served her purpose, ayotte buddied up to trump, even calling him a role model. would you tell a child to aspire to be like donald trump? oh absolutely, i would do that. but she kept playing politics and flip flopping around. ayotte is running away from trump as quickly as she can. and what she values is her seat. and she's trying looking out for herself. independence usa pac is responsible
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narrator: planned parenthood provides many kinds of healthcare. woman: i depend on planned parenthood for birth control. woman: i had my annual physical there. woman: the cancer screenings at planned parenthood are so important. narrator: still, chris sununu cast the deciding vote to eliminate state funding for planned parenthood. chris sununu put partisan politics above women's health care. colin van ostern: i'm colin van ostern. parenthood and got it done, because women's health care should always
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andrew crossley: new hampshire has a senator who works just as hard as we do. gerardine ferlins: kelly ayotte believes in the potential of new hampshire, and wants to unleash that potential. ron goguen: she's out there fighting for good-paying jobs. andrew crossley: kelly introduced bipartisan training initiatives to make sure we have the skills for the 21st century. sue winter: she's fought against workplace discrimination - and for equal pay. claude poisson: she's working for the little guy - i'm the little guy. barb fredette: we need kelly ise their families here. sue martin: kelly is a powerful voice for new hampshire's working families. kelly ayotte: i'm kelly ayotte and i approved this message. >> reporter: good morning it is 7:tweks a live look the skyline is well. it is hidden by the fog. get over to rob with the forecast. hopefully that will burn away. it will take a couple of hours.
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temperature wise in the 60s. no rain on the radar at the mobile home. we are not expecting a round of shower middle part of the day. temperatures fall from the 60s to 50s this afternoon and condition to fall as we head to the work week. >> reporter: thank you. top stories a scene in wister flash flooding left the streets filled with water. dozens trapped in cars. roads were impassable. officials are warning poem lifted up the man hole covers. young boy hit by a car sank 40 feet across the street. boy and mother were crossing a crosswalk and the boy was he by a car. she was dragged to a parking lot the boy was taken to the hospital and his condition is unknown. two construction workers killed after a massive water main break in the south end the two men
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yesterday. the construction crews working there when water rush in the this morning. the street is closed
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? >> amazing. amazing. that is schumer. amazing. look at that crowd. here in new york city. a dreary morning on this saturday, october 22nd, 2016. we have to give a shoutout in the rain to the brave souls out in the elements on the plaza. >> we will get out in a bit. first here is a look at
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announcement in gettysburg, pennsylvania today. the speech will look ahead to his first 100 days in office if elected. hillary clinton will be campaigning with running mate tim kaine. a navy sailor killed in iraq has been identified as jason finan. he was killed in an improvised bomb blast. finan is the fourth member to be a night of music and fun at the white house as president obama hosted usher and jill scott. the president joked this is one of the perks of the job he will miss the most. you will watch it on b.e.t. in november. now for the recap of the biggest stories of the week. the candidates faced off for the final time. bob dylan pulled a vanishing act
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that he will never forget. those are the stories that caught our attention. >> a stunning moment at the final presidential debate. donald trump refusing to say he will accept the election results. >> i will look at it at the time. i'm not looking at anything now. i'll look at it at the time. >> he is talking down our democracy. i, for one, am appalled. >> and more controversy over allegations of sexual misconduct. >> to h possibly done those things to those women because they were not attractive enough. >> i did not say that. >> in fact, you went on to say. >> sir, her two minutes. >> facing fire for his comments about women. trump not holding back. saying about his rival. >> such a nasty woman. >> the two candidates said laughs at the al smith dinner in new york.
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here. >> michelle obama gives a speech and everyone loves it. my wife, melania, gives the exact same speech. [laughter ] >> and people get on her case. >> but it wasn't all fun and games. >> here she is tonight in public pretending not to hate catholics. >> crowd. the traditional gala. >> iraqi army offensive to retake the city of mosul with help of the u.s. military is making strides and could signal a major turning point in the conflict. >> the pentagon announced an american soldier was killed in iraq. >> isis may be trying to slow down the assault on mosul. it doesn't seem to be working. >> isis does seem to be
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>> we are seeing leaders leaving mosul. >> after making history as the first musician to receive the first nobel prize for literature, all we have heard from bob dylan is silence. >> tonight it is unclear if bob dylan is going to the nobel ceremony in sweden. the voice of the generation saying nothing but the accolade. >> i think him not responding to the committee is in the spirit of his creative life. magazine. the hidden talent. >> can you give me an impression of someone famous? ? baby baby how was i ? >> and every anchor knows a single moment can land you on the internet blooper reels. >> check your panties. about 175,000 -- i think that is
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>> just say hi everybody on the internet. >> wow! >> you remember last week here, we asked craig, what was your most embarrassing moment? you know what? >> for a second, i thought you were going to throw up a tape from one of my embarrassing moments. i got nervous. oh, gosh, yes. how about a check of the forecast? all right. moving on. we are looking at cooler weather starting to work into the no but windy. we could be looking at a windchill as we go into tomorrow morning. high temperatures will be running about 5 to 10 degrees below average. 55 for the high today in new york. burlington, 50. and here we go tomorrow morning. we are look for morning lows to be in the low to mid-40s. when it is windy, it will feel in the upper 30s. that's what's going to be a shock to the system if you are
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on the flip side, we are looking for another warm up in the rockies and plains. 87 degrees in amarillo, texas. on sunday, that heat will spread eastward. st. louis and nashville, 77. tomorrow, shreveport at 80 degrees. it is cooling off in the northeast. we had the cold front move through and we had several inches of rain in massachusetts. a lot of rain in new york city and new jersey. we will see m today. once it pulls away, it will clear out. the sun will return, but it >> reporter: good saturday morning radar now all quiet after heavy rain with that rain the ground is saturate lead is fog and mist. nothing miserable at the moment. not far away a round of showers that will rotate through here. the mid part of the day showers late morning to early afternoon as they clear out this evening
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advisory this evening until tomorrow. temperature wise falling and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan dreyer, thank you. still ahead, the craziest excuses that folks have come up with to get out of work of the you will not believe. apparently some of the things we say to get out of work. nothing compared to what other people say. you will n halloween is not here and we are talking holiday shopping. we will have tips to help you save money when it comes before fibromyalgia, i was energetic. i was active. then the chronic, widespread pain drained my energy. my doctor said moving more helps ease fibromyalgia pain. he also prescribed lyrica. fibromyalgia is thought to be the result of overactive nerves. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. for some, lyrica can significantly
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this morning in today's take away, saving now so you have money for later holiday shopping. it may only be october 22nd, but it never too early to budget for the holidays. tim finance. good morning. >> good morning. >> walk me through how the budget works? >> a, we need to recognize this is a budget worthy item. it is not like a monthly mortgage or grocery bill, but it is a big expense that people don't plan for. we end up stressing with left overdebt. >> you have three categories?
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like parties and travel. the slush fund is extra money to make mistakes and not worry about it. >> i want to tackle gifts first. for me, the list has a certain amount of people and then you have teachers and friends and it gets out of hand. >> i think we drop t obligatory gifts. set an actual budget for each gift. this sounds like it is not romantic, but you can afford the gifts you buy. >> then apply discipline. black friday, cyber monday. those are exciting days. >> don't let those drive your shopping. utilize the sales to get the best price. >> i want to go through the
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holidays, you have a lot. >> absolutely. for people like me who live far away, travel may be the biggest expense. now is the time to book the thanksgiving travel plans as well as the december travel plans. even holiday parties and family outings like annual griswaldian hunt for the christmas tree. >> and budget tool. in the digital tools to make it easier. >> santa's bag is an app to help you figure out who you will buy a gift and the amount. it keeps the total budget and reminds you how much gifts you have left to purchase. camel, camel, camel, cracks me up for the name. it will tell you when it hits your price on amazon. >> how does it work? >> camel, camel, camel. put in the gifts you want.
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pay. it will notify you when it gets there on >> last, the slush fund. the extra money. >> we will overspend. that is what the holidays are about. over indulging. plan for the spontaneity. make sure you are prepared. >> how much should you put in? >> i would recommend 20% of the budget you plan for gifts and the variable expenses. it is like when you remodel our kitchen. >> holiday surprises that hit your pocketbook. thank you, tim. getting us ready for the holidays and it is not even thanksgiving, not even halloween. up next, we are celebrating national nut day.
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we're back on a saturday morning. today is a special day. you likely did not know it is national nut day. ladies you can see wearing blind folds. >> these are the best blind folds. there is not an ounce of light. >> you are wearing one to compare? we are going to test their taste buds as we important holiday. are we ready for the nuts? start with the bowl farthest to the right. >> i have to say which kind of nut it is? >> stephanie? >> it is a pecan. >> pecan. >> all right. all ladies have gotten that one. move on to the next one. yes, that is a pecan. >> you don't need water between the nuts. >> it is cleansing my palate.
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these are gross. >> these are cashews. these are delicious. >> cashews. >> walnut. >> left of the left. >> walnut. >> i think you guys may be using -- >> next one to the left? more to the left. you skipped one. >> here? >> right there. >> that's a tougher one. >> it's a pistachio. far left. i don't know this one. which one is this one? >> coconut? >> coconut. >> it's a coconut? >> hey, you ladies know your nuts. way to go. >> nice. >> and which one was your favorite? >> coconut. >> you hate unsalted nuts. >> pistachio.
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>> still ahead here. >> can we take the blind folds off? >> yes, take them off. >> we should have said keep it on for the rest of the show. >> you know what would pair nicely? a beer. a nice cold beer would go well to wash those nuts. we take you inside the sam adams
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uh, first of all, i plan to vote for donald trump. when it served her purpose, ayotte buddied up to trump, even calling him a role model. would you tell a child to aspire to be like donald trump? oh absolutely, i would do that. but she kept playing politics and flip flopping around. ayotte is running away from trump as quickly as she can. and what she values is her seat. and she's trying - to keep something she values. - i know. kelly ayotte. the politician. looking out for herself. independence usa pac is responsible still to come on "today" why one man's post about yoga pants has a parade of women to his house. and an unexpected surprise for you in pop start. for you in pop start. that and a lot i use what's already inside me to reach my goals. so i liked when my doctor told me
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>> this is 7news today in new england. >> look at this video here some wild weather beginning our weekend. powerful rain pounding parts of massachutes and new hampshire some drivers left strand when that went rushing in. good morning to you. thank you for joining us today. >> so while those floodwaters are receding the threat isn't over just yet. we are tracking it all in rob are we done with this rain? >> no. another round probably midday. don't think it will be impressive as numbers we saw yesterday. worcester kind of bull's eye for some heavyism rain. there were some reports of over five inches. at the airport it was record breaker. easily breaking the record going back to 19951246789 and in boston, just over an inch of rain. but as you can probably imagine with the heavy rain we had during the overnight hours the ground is saturated. so fog forming through and
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the morning hours. visibility less than a mile. in many areas. other than the fog and mist, nothing significant to show you here on the radar. but if we zoom on out just a little bit not too far away there batch another round of showers through new york and down into new sears watch the pattern here the loop that's kinds of heading in this general direction we will late morning to early afternoon another round of some showers possibly another half an inch on top now, after the rain clears out. the winds starts to pick up. gusty winds and winds advisory in effect from 8:00 this evening until afternoon hours tomorrow. temperature wise low to mid 60s off to very warm start. but this will one those days where number actually fall as we head into afternoon hours. so 60s this morning but 50s this afternoon showers likely midday and then becoming windy this evening. talk about when tries out and how cool it will get coming up in a few minutes.


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