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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. new polls showing hillary clinton and donald trump locked in a dead heatcubs win! the chicago cubs are world series champions, beating the cleveland indians in a thrilling extra-inning game seven to end their 108-year-long drought. >> and the cubs have finally won it all >> cubs fans erupting in the stadium, and back home. the party still raging this morning. down to the wire. new polls showing hillary clinton and donald trump locked in a dead heat in at least three swing states. the candidates making their final pushes, trump with a message to trump. >> stay on point, donald. stay on point. >> this, my friends, is not a
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and, did we mention? cubs win! an epic championship worth repeating. al was there for the game, and has made his way to chicago overnight to join the history making celebration "today," thursday, november 3rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in and good morning, everybody, welcome to "today" on a great thursday morning. matt, where were you 108 years ago? >> can i just say, oh, baby. >> i know, right? >> what a game! i said to my son, this is a game you'll tell your kids about. game seven of this world series. >> not only do we have a game seven, we get a great game seven with all of this drama. even an act of god, a rain delay. we had everything! >> i know. al, of course, was there last
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got some screaming fans behind him. he's probably a little bit disappointed this morning. >> not in that crowd. i think everybody's just excited because it is a great day for baseball and for sports. let's start with nbc's ron mott. he also has made his way to chicago. hi, ron, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i've got just one question for you -- how about them it was a memorable game. there were palpitations all across the country so not for a weak heart. but at the end of the day, the cubs' heart was just a beat or two stronger than the indians. >> reporter: a finish not even hollywood could muster. >> cubs win the world series! they finally won it all! >> reporter: the unbelievable win coming after a nile-baiter where the cubs first stormed to
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a thrilling home run tying it for the indians in the eighth. a rain delay. and extra innings in this game for the ages. then -- the clincher. ben zobrist in the tenth. and with that, the chicago cubs broke the curse and the drought. world series champions again for the first time since 1908. >> this is dream come true. >> reporter: the cheers from all outside wrigley field overnight, just as sweet as the bubbly bath players soaked in after beating the indians in a dramatic game seven. >> number one, baby. >> chicago is just exploding with happiness. >> reporter: anchored by pitcher kyle hendricks, steady as he was stoic, the cubs struck quickly. leadoff hitting dexter fowler lead e with a home run.
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dingers in the fourth and sixth innings to hang on for the victory despite the spirited charge by the indians. >> i believe this team is into making history, not repeating histories. >> reporter: bye-bye to the billy goat and his curse. so long, steve bartman, no harm, no foul, all is forgiven now that history's been rewritten. >> this is why i came here. to break the code or black cat or god knows what. >> reporter: the mood somber, but proud, in cleveland. >> we'll be back n >> reporter: the late legendary cubs broadcaster harry caray once famously said, some day the cubs are going to be in the world series. his beloved cubbies doing more than just showing up. they showed out. now the clock resets until they win it all again and the waiting begins anew. but today -- it's time to party. >> the best world series ever. >> reporter: the party continues here in chicago. we've got a tweet to report from the president of the united
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out. he says, "it happened. cubs win world series. that's change even this south sider can believe in. want to come to the white house before i leave? it is a standing invitation for the cubs. we'll see if they take him up on it. back to you. >> ron mott in the thick of it, thank you. >> you know who was up watching the game? bob costas was watching the game and he joins us now. bob, see if you agree with this. even without all the history, all the baggage, the drought, the frustration for these two baseball cities, i think this is one of the greatestor >> yeah. it is one of the great game sevens, as you said, matt, even if you take away all the back story. one of the great game sevens, the back and forth. it had heroics, it had misplays, strategy that was brilliant, strategies that could be questioned. both teams right off the bat. it went right to the end of the game. >> is there a moment, bob, if
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from now you are telling your grandkids about that game seven in 2016, was there one moment that kind of crystallized it all? >> well, they blew a lead, a sizable lead, and then everybody across cub nation was saying, oh, my gosh, here we go again. but cleveland has its own experience with that. you had two teams with not exactly parallel histories with but overlapping histories. so i think there was some anxiety involved. but i guess if you had to pick out o zobrist hit after the rain delay that gave them the lead in the top of the tenth, although the indians battled back and pulled it within one and had a man on when it all ended. >> as if hollywood needed a movie. the skies open up, here comes the tarp. cubs go in and have a players-only meeting. i'm trying to imagine who the actors are going to be when i watch that on the big screen.
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heyward, a terrific base runner who's struggled the a the plate but had his moments in the postseason, he's parentally led that brief meeting. and the indians had a little bit of mojo going because davis had hit the home run to tie the game in the eighth inning. if there was any momentum, it seemed to belong to cleveland. some people will theorize that the rain delay kind of reset things and gave the cubs a chance to get their bearings again and they came back out and got the two runs in the top half of the tenth inning. >> you talkbo you may be referring to one of those strategic calls when joe maddon takes out hendricks in the fifth who's in the middle of pitching a gem. brings in lester. then that pitch hits david ross in the mask. next thing you know, cleveland scores two runs. had the cubs not won that game, bob, how much second-guessing of that call would there have been? >> joe maddon is one of the great modern managers but the way he used his pitching staff, chapman and the quick hooks for
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circumstances and seven would have opened him up to legitimate second-guessing plus all the noise and nonsense on talk radio and social media had the cubs lost. but since won, it is all forgotten and everybody loves maddon. >> what's it mean to the city of chicago, bob? >> well, it means more than can possibly be expressed, as it would have meant to cleveland, because they had waited since 1948 and haven't won a title in any sport since 1964. i mean after all blackhawks have won, the bears have won, michael jordan's bulls won six times. cleveland had been without one in any sport since '64 until cavs won in the string. then they were looking to double down in the fall so it would have meant a lot there. but when it comes to just baseball in chicago, even though the white sox won in 2005, the cubs are the team, they are "the" identity of chicago baseball. to go from 1908 to 2016 -- and i
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it wasn't called wrigley field until a bit later. but wrigley field is the place where all this played out. just like fenway park still exists. so all the ghosts were there when they finally broke through in 2004. all the ghosts, all the history, all that resides at wrigley field. had they moved for a new ballpark in the interim, even had it been 108 years, i don't think it would have quite the texture and drama. wrigley field still stands. even when the game was in cleveland to experience it communally. >> we wanted a good world series. we got a great world series. bob, thanks. we'll have a lot more on the cubs' first title in 108 years, including al's big night at the ballpark. >> we are jealous. turning now to politics, the state of the presidential race. five days to go now. during a rally in florida, donald trump urged himself to avoid getting sidetracked in the campaign's final days telling the crowd he is going to stay on point. >> quinnipiac university is out
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in four swing states. it could decide this election. in head-to-head match-ups, clinton leads by just two points in florida and north carolina. she's up by six points in pennsylvania. but take a look at ohio where trump has moved ahead with a three-point advantage. >> it is a family affair on the trail today. both candidates will be in north carolina this afternoon. melania trump then heads to pennsylvania, rare campaign appearance for her. former president bill clinton heads to n clinton will rally voters if had wisconsin. >> we have reports from both campaigns starting with donald trump's. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is down in miami this morning. >> reporter: good morning. this morning, campaign aides to donald trump tell me they're very encouraged by new polling that shows a tightening race in some critical states like colorado and new hampshire. but perhaps the biggest news these days from the trump campaign is just how little news donald trump is making, largely
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to veer off message. celebrating new momentum in some of the latest polls, donald trump giving himself a pep talk here in must-win florida. >> stay on point, donald. stay on point. [ laughter ] no sidetracks, donald. nice and easy. >> reporter: trump in the homestretch of the campaign more disciplined, ticking off a checklist of attacks on hillary clinton, dismissing her as unhinged. >> she's the candidate of yesterday. we are the future. >> reporter: the crowd reacting on cue. just days to go, both campaigns making sure they touch all the bases, airing competing ads last night during game seven of the world series. >> hillary clinton won't change washington. >> because all it takes is one wrong move. >> reporter: as trump tries to carve a path to 270 electoral
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defending her boss on "the view." >> let me tell you what's nasty. he's the first republican to ever elevate a woman to this position as a campaign manager. >> yeah, he loves women. come on. come on. >> yes, he does. he is very respectful toward women. >> reporter: this as trump targets the media, nbc's katy tur, for missing a movement. >> they're mott reponot reporti. they're something happening, rate too close to call, trump is trying o you the a new strategy. >> the polls are all saying we are going to win florida. don't believe it. don't believe it. get out there and vote. pretend we're slightly behind. pretend we're down. right. >> reporter: nearly 16 months after launching his campaign, trump almost appearing wistful. >> it has been the honor of my life to share this journey with you. it has absolutely been.
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who i did not really get to share this with. and that's my mother, and my father. i know they're up there watching. i just felt that nice breeze. it's hot. but i just felt that nice breeze so they're helping us out. >> reporter: one note about the international section of politics and baseball. in the last eight world series, since 1924, decided in a game seven, during a presidential election year, every time the republican candidate won. every time the national league team won, the democrats won. so if you believe in baseball as any predictor, this morning it is advantage clinton. matt and savannah, back to you. >> you need a chalkboard for that, dry erase board. peter, thank you. we've been talking about hillary clinton. she's doing everything she can to turn out voters in the key battlegrounds. nbc's andrea mitchell is in one of those battlegrounds, raleigh, north carolina, this morning.
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savannah. hillary clinton coming here to campaign in battleground north carolina. she'll be joined later today in this park by bernie sanders in a state that had been leaning democratic. but now is called by nbc news a toss-up as in the closing days clinton crisscrosses the country trying to shore up support in the face of those tightening polls. hillary clinton witnessing her hometown cubs win the world series, spending 45 minutes backstage after her campaign rally in arizona watching the me afterwards rejoicing and holding up the cubs victory flag. later tweeting, "they did it! 108 years later and the drought is finally over. way to make history. cubs." the celebration coming after clinton drew one of her biggest crowds at that arizona rally. her first stop there this campaign. >> hello, arizona! >> reporter: it's a long shot for her. trying to become the first democrat to win the state since bill clinton 20 years ago.
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a real chance to turn this state blue again. >> reporter: withal polls in arizona showing her locked in a tight race with donald trump, clinton is targeting the state's growing block of the latino voters. >> you know, about half the people he wants to deport, they paid more in federal taxes than donald trump has paid. >> reporter: earlier in nevada, snapchatting at a hair braiding salon and trying to fire up her volunteers. >> if we turn out our voters, you know wha we win! >> reporter: clinton rallying las vegas supporters with a new closing argument. imagining donald trump in the oval office. >> our girls would grow up with a president who proudly ranks women by their looks, who brags about doing things to them without their consent. whe where. >> reporter: with her own high unfavorable ratings her biggest
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home. >> for people saying, maybe i'll just sit this one out, you know, i can't really make up my mind, i don't know who's going to really help me and my family. >> reporter: so she is leaning heavily on a network of democrats. in addition to bernie sanders today, her husband, bill clinton, running mate tim kaine, and vice president joe biden all fanning out across the country. and her star surrogate, president obama, set to rally democrats in florida today. clinton now trying to avoid talking about her recent controversy. but for the first time, president obama taking a swipe at his fbi director, james comey. >> there is a norm that when there are investigations, we don't operate on innuendo. we don't operate on incomplete information. we don't operate on leaks. we operate based on concrete decisions that are made. >> reporter: a challenge for democrats this year is that the early vote among
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it was four years ago. partly because of legal challenges, obstacles in places like north carolina. partly because hillary clinton is not barack obama. savannah and matt? >> andrea mitchell in north carolina, thank you. i think we've got a shot now -- hopefully. this is in -- this is in chicago. this is at wrigley field where the cubs are arriving home early this morning, getting off a bus. as you can see, there are fans. that's jason heyward there. gathered. still waiting to find out when the big celebration is going to be. or it is just going to continue, i'm sure, in chicago. >> i still see some huge smiles. they've probably just been going since the middle of the night. >> so al is a long-time cleveland indians fan. so first, al, sorry about that. and sorry that you also traveled
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[ cheers ] >> reporter: one of the most famous fans, bill murray, got into the musical feel of things during one of the innings, starts dancing, trying to get and despite that torrential downpour, the spirit and festivities continued on the field. in fact, i got into the locker room last night. the big hero, mvp -- benzo br zobrist. i caught up with him after the game. we'll show you that conversation in the next half-hour. i also met up with his lovely wife, juliana. and their baby.
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running through to get back to the stadium. she ran just in time to see him make that historic hit. it really was a special, special night. we've got more of that coming up. let's also talk about your weather. man, it was so warm last night in cleveland. and it is going to continue with record highs across the southeast and mid-atlantic states thanks to a big area of high pressure. possible records mobile, tallahassee, atlanta, charlotte. chicago today, 65 degrees. surprising moments. they're everywhere. and as a marriot rewards member, i can embrace them all.
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7:30 now on this thursday morning, 3rd day of november, 2016. we decked out the plaza in the colors of the chicago cubs celebrating their world series championship, their first since 1908. ending the longest title drought if had major american sports. al is celebrating with cubs nation out in chicago. we're going to get to him in just a couple of minutes. >> it is really fun to go back and look at the history of what didn't exist in 1908, what hadn't happened, world war i and ii. wrigley field itself. it is really fun to look back. let us look forward. we have today's headlines.
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u.s. service members were killed, two others wounded during operations in afghanistan's kunduz province. they were on a mission with afghan forces to clear a taliban position when they came under fire. donald trump wrapped up a day of campaigning in florida with a late night rally in pensacola. he predicted he'll win the state and the white house on election day. and even capped off the event with fireworks. >> meantime, hillary clinton was in tempe, arizona, holding one of her largest campaign 15,000 people. she says the traditionally republican state is in play for the democrats this time around. arizona has only voted for a democrat for president once since 1948. that was in 1996 for bill clinton. let's talk about "today's campaign moment" and the different ways the candidates will spend election night here in new york. clinton will watch returns from the famed javot center and a fireworks display is planned.
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only event at a midtown hotel. a source told "the washington post" trump is "superstitious" and doesn't want to jinx himself with lavish party plans. let's get back to that thrilling game seven in the world series. the cubs needed extra innings to beat the cleveland indians 8-7 to win the championship. al was there. after the game, he talked to some players but he also made his way to chicago overnight. he's at harry caray's restaurant. al, good morning again. >>or i know in my lifetime, i have never witnessed anything like that. and not only what happened on the field, but after the game off the feel, it was amazing. and even the weather couldn't dampen the enthusiasm. >> the cubs win the world series! it's over! >> hey, congratulations. >> i saw your wife. can you believe it?
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see your at-bat. >> she said she -- she said she tried to get you to become a cub fan the other day. >> well, now i am. i mean this is great. how great does this feel? >> oh, it is unbelievable. i can't believe i get to be a part of this. it's been 108 years. this is my first year as a chicago cub, so, man, i'm spoiled to be a part of this. >> when you do something like this and -- do you have any idea how much this means to the city and the history? >> i think we'll find out couple days when we have the parade. i know that there's generations of people that have waited for this moment. families, fans all across the nation, all across the world, cub fans have waited for this moment. we finally were habl able to gi to them. so, man, thank you to our fans. thank you for the opportunity the cubs have given me to be here. i'm just blessed, man. >> you feel like the weather had something to do with it? a little rain delay help? >> we did have a pleating. as a team we really needed to
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from that point on we just felt like it was our game. >> it's raining in here champagne! >> how you doing? >> hey, al. >> how does this feel? >> this feels unbelievable. it is amazing. i mean it is hard to explain. 108 years. 71 years since the cubs have been in a world series. this is the right group, al, and the right time. right ownership. everybody right on down to the bottom. right down to theas extra-inning game. everybody participated. >> even a rain delay. >> even rain right now. you kidding? it's almost -- i think it is champagne from the skies. >> that's it. >> champagne from the skies. >> congratulations. >> all right. love it, man. >> what an incredible night! and you can feel the excitement. still we're here at harry caray's. we got to the airport, people were going nuts. and you know it is just going to keep going.
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to be as close to a national holiday in chicago as anything you could possibly see. >> all right, al, i'm glad you got to experience it, even if it didn't turn out the way you hoped, i'm glad you were there at the game. >> thanks, guys. carson's over in the orange room with reaction to game seven. carson. >> well, this says it right here. cover of this morning's new york post -- "game of the century." cubs and their fans as you just saw with al. perhaps no bigger cubs fan than bill murray. th just going nuts. then after the game he was taking some champagne to the face here from theo ebbstein. that's the cubs' president, rather. in an honest moment, cubs' first baseman anthony rizzo having this conversation kind of candidly caught online.
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>> i'm an emotional wreck. >> it is only going to get worse. just breathe. >> say something i'm an emotional wreck. >> this eerie prediction. 2016 world series, cubs versus indians. then the world will end with the score tied in game seven in extra innings. thankfully he was wrong about the world ending part. but mostly, this was the fun stuff to see on social media last night. these are different of cubs fans. there was tons of these pictures. obviously these people have waited a lifetime for that moment. all the way down to the team's newest followers. here is a nice moment from dad writing, buddy, i've got some great news for you in the morning. as you can see, this little boy asleep with his cubs bat right there. it was an absolutely incredible night for the chicago cubs, guys. >> way to go with the apocalypse reference there, too. >> i was trying to work one in
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i can't take it! >> imagine the tension in that dugout. carson, thank you. now back to al for a check of the weather. here's an interesting thing. you talk about tension, guys. this is from our friends at major league baseball. the gear. world championship hats. shirts. well, imagine the folks at wrigley -- at progressive field who had to stop all this stuff. from the different locker i watched this one guy with his truck make this trip three times in the last two innings. bringing the gear, the world series gear, with the different teams on it back and forth. it was really -- they had a lot of tension going on there as well. let's look at your weather and while we've got some wet weather making its way from texas on into the midwest, you can see heavy showers and thunderstorms
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in the panhandle making its way into oklahoma. we've got so soggy southwest. jet stream dips down. we are looking for heavy rain. some gusty winds. could be some flash flooding. also bringing some mountain snows for the rockies. good news for the skiers there. but even better for drought, look at the rainfall amounts. flood threat though will increase from texas to arizona. some places may see up to five >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. a mild start. this morning, but main batch of shower activity will work in late morning through the early afternoon. coolest location southern new hampshire as well as northern massachusetts, but still south of the mass pike, well into the 60s this afternoon. the rain chance will be highest the further north you go. more consistent around mid-day northern mass and southern new hampshire. sun and clouds tomorrow cool and breezy. seven-day forecast featuring a weekend that's mainly d
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7:43. we are back with a new program aimed at easing some of the tension that exists between law enforcement and the communities they serve. >> nbc national correspondent kate snow has been looking into this. hi, kate, good morning. >> hi, good morning, guys. there's been so much discussion this election year about how to improve the relationship between police and the people they protect. and today the mentoring organization big brothers, big sisters, which has been around for more than 100 years, they're launching a new program called bigs in blue hoping to be of the solution. >> reporter: in des moines and dallas, officers down. in charlotte, tulsa, minnesota, and too many other cities, protests rage after shootings by police. >> don't shoot him. he didn't do anything. >> reporter: often caught on camera. the distrust in some communities is out in the open. but at the same time, there are moments like this. >> what all classes did you have today? science?
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>> okay. >> reporter: growing up in roanoke, virginia, ryan brady knew exactly what he wanted to do. >> i felt a very strong desire to help people. >> reporter: but wearing a badge and patrolling the streets wasn't enough. >> while i felt like i was doing some good out there on the street, there was just something missing and there was something more that i wanted. i wanted to be more a part of the community. >> reporter: two years ago he signed up to be a big brother through big brothers, big sisters. >> yeah. that's nice. good job, man! >> reporter: now he meets with his robert, once a week after school. >> on your mark, get set -- go! >> reporter: it's the model for a program going nationwide today pairing police officers with kids in communities where trust has been strained. >> it is a really simple concept but it works. >> the only way that we are going to understand one another better on any level, whether it is police and community or any other divide that we see in this country, is through the power of
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>> it is just about having someone who's going to be there for you. >> reporter: at a grade school in philadelphia, police commissioner richard ross is telling kids about the program they'll launch here. the school's principal says on these streets, kids see police officers as the bad guys. >> quite often our children have seen parents being arrested by police. quite often there are police in the community and it is always something negative. >> reporter: that's exactly why commissioner ross wants bigs in blue in this neighborhood. does it build trust kind of on an individual l? there is no denying the climate we're in this police/community relations, particularly in some communities of color, and the need to cultivate those relationships. so we want to use that to help us do that. that's what we're optimistic about. >> reporter: robert and ryan are optimistic about their friendship, a bond that's only grown stronger. >> we were sitting out back. remember that, robert? we were kind of just kneeling down. i said we're brothers now. we are family now. we're with each other through
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version of bigs in blue. as they go nationwide now, they're talking about daeg it to dallas, l.a., baltimore, tampa and beyond. they'd really like to be in every major city. they'd like more funding to make that happen. full disclosure, i did serve on the national board of big brothers, big sisters for many years. it is a great program. >> i like to see how it is applied in this setting. boy, do we need it. kate, thank you. if you want more on this mentoring program, find out on our website, today.com. still ahead from winners and even bigger surprises at last night's hey dad. hey sweetie, how was your first week? long. it'll get better. i'm at the edward jones office, like sue suggested. thanks for doing this, dad. so i thought it might be time to talk about a financial strategy. (laughing) you mean pay him back? knowing your future is about more than just you. so let's start talking about your long-term goals...
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, changing the conversation. >> we need to talk about this. we need to be honest about it. >> dr. oz shines a light on the often overlooked issue abouten about the stigma and the solutions. plus, getting to work. >> this is an unfinished office! fernando. >> jill martin pulls off the ultimate renovation for a deserving veteran transforming his junk room into a dream office. and golden celebration. the country music awards going all out for the 50th anniversary.
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>> a lifetime achievement award for dolly parton. >> wow, what a tribute. this was so touching. i would have cried but i didn't want to mess up my eyelashes. >> taylor swift presenting entertainer of the year to garth brooks. >> wow. sweet. >> and a surprise appearance by beyonce. >> we've got a full roundup of the stars, the s celebrations "today," thursday, november 3rd, 2016. ? >> nifty and fifty in new york city. >> happy birthday to my niece, shelby, in albany, indiana. >> woo! ? when you wish upon a star dreams will take you very far ?
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>> congratulations, cubs! woo! >> go cubs go! go cubs go! >> and good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 today. we've turned our little section of the plaza into cubs nation this morning. we even have the peanuts and crackerjacks guy out on the plaza! i love it. >> it is amazing how this series has t indians into fans of both teams. >> oh, yeah. or even if you haven't watched baseball in a few years. you're suddenly really back into it. by the way, you never let me down on the throwback thursday song. "shining star" by earth, wind & fi fire. >> 1975, very chicago centric. first big hit, won them the grammy. you star is are shine but not as bright as they'll shine tonight
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championship team. >> you can see our crowd is all fired up. rocking with hats and t-shirts. we have all the snacks of major league baseball. i've already snatched these for "trending." "trending" snacks. coming up our no shave today campaign rolls on today. dr. oz is going to look at a really important issue -- mental health and men. >> that's right. nearly two-thirds of the guys we surveyed said technology increases their anxiety. we'll talk about ways to cope. first to the morning's top stories. here's the "news at 8." we begin with a big party 108 years in the making. the cubs are the champs. i'm ron mott in chicago where there will be more than a few sick calls made to the office today because this must-see tv went late into the night. >> here's the 0-1. >> reporter: waking up to a dream. >> the cubs win the world
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delayed. the chicago cubs are champions of baseball, a feat 108 years in the making. perfect for all its imperfections. >> what a game. what a series. >> reporter: down 3-1 games to the cleveland indians -- >> what a start! >> reporter: -- the cubs battled back, bit by bit. >> cubs will take the lead! >> reporter: with a can't quit, don't quit attitude. >> 8-6 chicago. >> reporter: the cubs becoming just the sixth team ever to win it elimination, the last two victories on the road in cleveland against an equally game and scrappy indians team. >> cubs win it 3-2. >> reporter: meantime, back in chicago -- delirium! >> woo! >> reporter: unabashed emotion, unleashed. >> i don't believe it. the whole game i was like, is this really going to happen? and it happened. i don't believe it. i don't know what to say, man. >> the entire bar was sitting
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and my father worked the grounds crew. so this is dream come true. >> reporter: the mood somber but proud in cleveland. >> thought it was the best game i've ever seen. in person or on tv. >> reporter: the beginning of a championship era, the ending of the longest drought in baseball history. 2016 finally chicago's year. >> for me it was an excuse of looking for a way out. we just played good baseball. we d we cared about each other. we cared about getting outs. we cared about playing good baseball and we did that from day one. >> just a hard fought game. i mean they came back, we came back. it was probably one of the best game sevens ever. i mean fortunately, we were on the right side of it. >> reporter: and here they are, the champs are back in town. the cubs arriving back here in chicago early this morning.
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celebration parade some time either on friday or perhaps next monday. it is going to be full of emotion and full of a lot of people. matt? >> going to be a lot of fun. ron mott, thank you very much. hillary clinton watched the end of that game backstage after a campaign stop in arizona, then tweeted her congratulations to her hometown team. earlier she spoke before one of her biggest crowds of her campaign. she says she has a real chance of becoming the first democrat to win arizona since bill clinton 20rs carolina. donald trump will also be in the tar heel state and in florida. on wednesday he urged himself to stay on point and dismissed hillary clinton as totally unhinged and the candidate of yesterday. the election now five days away. chaos erupted in new orleans last night where former kkk leader david duke was participating in a u.s. senate debate. police used pepper spray and tasers to hold back protesters
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had tore yum at dillard university, a historically black college. six people were arrested for obstructing traffic. nobody was seriously injured and response to the growing outrage over duke's presence, the university released a statement on wednesday saying that it stands by its contractual obligation to host that debate. just ahead, strict voter i.d. laws that could keep you from being able to vote next tuesday. we'll tell you what you need to know right after this. then the night light you never knew you needed but won't be able to live without. and the cmas. golden anniversary filled with great performances and
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once and for all. you just judge for yourself. okay? it is called the grappler. it shoots out a net from the police car, then wraps that net around the tires of a suspect's vehicle bringing it to a halt. one police official says if the grappler works the way it seems to be working in the video, it would be a huge advantage. >> why are you guys so doubtful? >> i'm not doubtful -- i'm like, well, if you could get that close -- >> well, they do get close a they try to knock them off the road. >> i would think that would cause more accidents. >> just seems a little far-fetched. great. if it worked, that would be fantastic. >> if you're just on that country road with nothing else around. but on the 405 in los angeles -- >> i'll be the guy to invest in the grappler. not you guys. i'll laugh all the way to the bank. this ever happen to you? is it you get up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom -- welcome to the world
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up stumbling in the dark. or you turn on a light, then you wake up just it just freaks you out. well, this is called the illumi-bowl. it is a little device you strap to the side of your toilet bowl. it looks like a little egg there or lava lamp. why are you laughing at this? >> i'll see you your grappling investment and raise you two on this. >> it's something that's warm and it shoots up water. >> wow! >> that's big. >> that's tmi. >> i'll just use the toilet. >> i don't know. it makes the toilet look like a throne or something. >> so vegas. so cool. i worry when i take my lenses out at night, sometimes i'll make the trip to the restroom --
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but if that thing was lit up, yeah, baby, i know where i'm going now. >> you want to flush quickly. because you don't want to have to look at that all lit up. >> oh, my gosh! new topic! if you are feeling the blues this morning, we're hoping this video will help you out. check out this little girl and her dance moves. she stole the show at this recent sporting event. she created a spectacle all her own. she's so good, even the team's mascot joined her for a dance-off. we know it ends with a big hug. you probably know the song and the dance. >> juju on that beat. >> how did it go again? >> running man on that beat. running man on that beat -- yeah! >> that's new. >> the athletes in locker rooms, they do that all the time. >> this morning on "popstart!"
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biggest awards. the cmas. maybe the biggest surprise of all, a singer you may not expect to see at a country show was there -- beyonce. took to the stage singing her twangy hit, "daddy lessons," sharing the stage with dixie chicks. >> taylor swift made an unannounced appearance to present entertainer of the year award. this year it went to garth brooks. peyton manning was there in the crowd. he is a spokesperson for nationwide insurance. the and carrie underwood wanted him to feel right at home. >> are you -- ? are you here to sell insurance ? ? no i'm here for one of my favorite singers ? ? thank you so much is it me ? ? no it's not it's kenny chesney ?
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>> those hosts are great. everybody was having so much fun. peyton very funny. the big winners, carrie underwo underwood. but the night belonged to dolly parton ? working 9 to 5 what a way to make a living ? ? barely getting by it's all taking and no giving ? ? and i will always will always love you ? >> people always forget dolly wrote that song. people associate it with whitney houston. some of the biggest names in music singing all of dolly's hits. she was presented with the willie nelson lifetime achievement award. that's your "popstart!." >> that toilet can light up six
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holidays? >> music expert carson daly. >> that's your "popstart!." maria, good to see you. who was that singing? >> i was just looking at hoda. >> one more. one more. it's not over. we've got one of the new acts in music doing something very cool. pentatonics. they will be singing the new theme for thursday night football. have a look. ? ? >> yeah! there you go. you can watch that new open for thursday night football -- tonight. that's right. the bucs take on the falcons. >> strong comeback, carson. >> got to keep it moving. >> thank you very much. >> announcer: red, white and you
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on our ongoing campaign series "red, white and you," a trend that could have a big impact on how many people actually vote next tuesday. >> let's go to nbc investigative correspondent ronan farrell who's been looking into this. >> hello, guys. i think this will touch a nerve. 1 in 5 voters live in a state that require a photo i.d. to vote but don't know it. in this election cycle, a wave of n >> i just felt so stunned and disenfranchised. and angry. i should be able to go to my middle school two blocks from my house and be able to cast my vote just like every other american. >> reporter: this woman lives in wisconsin. she's a mother of three and a public schoolteacher. and this year she was told she wouldn't be able to vote. >> i voted in every election since i was 18 years old.
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voter i.d. law took effect in wisconsin limiting the i.d. you can use at the polls. she is an american citizen who emigrated from ireland when she was just 6 weeks old. she has an illinois driver's license but not a wisconsin-issued photo i.d. or current passport. the dmv says she needed naturalization papers which u.s. i immigration services told her would cost $325 and cause many s . >> i'm heart broken. >> reporter: 14 states have new voting laws this election cycle, eight limiting the i.d. you use. >> it varies from state to state. in texas they accept concealed weapons for voting but not student i.d. cards. >> reporter: director of the voting rights project for the state says 10% of the registered voters don't have the right kind of i.d. >> while they are disproportionately poor people, people of color, poor students
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>> i'm trying to get a wisconsin i.d. so i can vote. >> okay. >> i don't have my birth certificate but i got everything else. >> reporter: in september, a voter advocacy group recorded a wisconsin dmv turning away this resident, zach moore, who's homeless. >> i'm trying to figure out the other process, like how long would that take? >> six to eight weeks. >> disappointed at the government. i guess to try to keep people from voting. >> zach had a social security i.d. but not a birth certificate. that entitled him to a temporary voter i.d. under wisconsin law but he was repeatedly told that wasn't an option. when she showed students at nearby university of wisconsin madison the list of valid forms of identification, some were surprised. >> do you have one of those forms of i.d. with you on campus? >> no. only thing i have is a passport but that's at home. >> i do not have one of these forms of i.d. >> i do not actually. >> on campus, no.
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advocacy group is pushing back. >> new voters need to learn about the venue. it is a learning curve. >> reporter: she recorded zach and others being turned away from registration, that led a federal judge to order an investigation. so far courts have struck down or narrowed voter i.d. laws in seven states one wroting in north carolina new provisions target african-americans with almost surgical precision but the laws have numerous >> in our state we have a photo i.d. requirement making it easy to vote, hard to cheat. >> some places they probably do that four or five times. >> we've seen it with in-person fraud. voter rolls are not pristine. >> reporter: a conservative lawyer and activist -- >> you can have people showing up and they don't present i.d. so how does anybody know whether or not there was fraud committed? >> there are conservatives who say this is necessary, this is preventing fraud. >> the most recent comprehensive
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there were 31 credible allegations of voter impersonation at the polls. >> 31. >> 31 in a period in which over 1 billion ballots were cast. i mean you're literally more likely to get struck like a lightning bolt than to have someone impersonate you at the polls. >> he says the data are overwhelmingly for democrats. >> now we have i think photo i.d. is going to make a little bit of a difference. >> if i could say one message to politicians who are supporting these voter i.d. laws i would say, let me vote. i'm an american. i've earned my right to vote. let me vote. >> after weeks of lobbying for the vote riders, she was given a temporary exception to the rules. but she says no one should have
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a study shows that states with these laws see a drop in turnout one to two percentage points. that may not seem like a lot but in a lot of close states that could be enough. tens of thousands of people to swing the race. >> you got to make a phone call, go online and find out what's required in your state. >> for certain people, homeless people who don't have proper identification, disproportionately people of color, there are very serious obstacles to getting these forms of i.d. series on nbc news app on amazon fire tv. let us head to al in chicago. >> announcer: "today's" weather is sponsored by netjets. the worldwide leader in private aviation. >> let's take a look at the beloved wrigley field, ladies and gentleman.
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it is a beautiful sight to behold. a lot of folks very happy about that park this morning. we were happy with our friends at netjets who actually helped us get here from cleveland to chicago this morning. so a big thank you. early this morning we boarded >> chris: good thursday morning, everyone. a mild start. a few isolated showers early this morning, but main batch of shower activity will work in afternoon. coolest location southern new hampshire as well as northern massachusetts, but still south of the mass pike, well into the 60s this afternoon. the rain chance will be highest the further north you go. more consistent around mid-day northern mass and southern new hampshire. sun and clouds tomorrow cool and breezy. seven-day forecast featuring a weekend that's mainly d >> that's a catchy tune and it
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? go cubs go ? >> all right, al, thank you. before we get to local news, the cubs released a video in honor of their historic win. >> set to the music of a huge cubs fan, pearl jam's eddie vetter. take a listen. ? we are one with the cubs with the cubs we're in love ? ? yeah hold our heads high ? ? we are not star weather fans ? ? we're like brothers in arms in the streets and the stands ? ? there's magic in the ivy and the scoreboard what i stare at is a kid keeping score ? ? a world full of green i could never want more ? ? some day we'll go all the way ? ? yeah some day we'll go all the way ? ? yeah some day we'll go all the
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way ? ? yeah some day we'll go massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. ey live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future for thousands of kids who need your help. please join me and vote yes on question 2. dunkin's sweet black pepper bacon sandwich is back
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experience a breakfast sandwich made for bacon lovers. america runs on dunkin'. >> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning. it's 8:27. it's thursday. and it's mild out, there but definitely a gloomy day. here's chris lambert with your forecast. >> chris: certainly more clouds around. at times we'll be battling raindrops out there, christa. 53 in boston right now. 5 2 in worcester. spotty showers across western ss county now, but a bigger batch of rain residing across upstate new york. that's going to slide on through. mid-day showers around. more notable north of the mass pike versus south of the pike. but even south of the pike once in a while a passing shower. turning cooler over the weekend. highs near 50. >> christa: a check of your top stories. police in derry, new hampshire, are trying to figure out who shot bullets into neighboring roads. it happened on pinkerton street earlier this week. people were in those houses at
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hurt. and police arresting former new hampshire representative kyle tasker for allegedly driving drunk. he was already out on bail for drug charges and allegedly trying the meet a 14-year-old girl for sex. authorities say tasker drove through a stop sign tuesday night in manchester causing a three-car crash. no one was seriously hurt. a man facing charges and taken to the hospital after crashing his car during a police chase in cohasset. police say the 21-year-old was trying to get away from police when he lost control and hit that tree there. he suffered that crash. don't forget "today in new england" comes back with you latest headlines and of course your weather forecast at 9:00
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy.
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't remember!? we're back now, 8:30 on a thursday morning, november 3rd, 2016. cub mania on the plaza. which is really kind of unusual. i happening after a world series, that the country got behind a team like they are right now getting behind the chicago cubs. meanwhile, hoda, who is this? >> she's been waving in the window all morning. >> we got baseball, we got babies. we got puppies. >> dogs. >> we got it all. crackerjacks. coming up, maria shriver has some promising news.
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actually reversing symptoms in some alzheimer's patients. can't wait to hear about that. wait until you see the room jill redid for a father and a veteran. can we just show this? vail has a playmate. >> oh, my gosh. we're going to serve up some mo this table, one savory, one sweet, on the way as well. let's check in with al in chicago. hey, guys, we're at harry caray's bar, restaurant. dino does a great impersonation. >> you know the cubs spelled backwards is world champions. >> there you go. the bleacher preacher. >> hey! go cubs go.
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morning, everyone. a mild start. a few isolated showers early this morning, but main batch of shower activity will work in late morning through the early afternoon. coolest location southern new hampshire as well as northern massachusetts, but still south of the mass pike, well into the 60s this afternoon. the rain chance will be highest the further north you go. more consistent around mid-day northern mass and southern new hampshire. sun and clouds tomorrow cool and breezy. seven-day forecast featuring a weekend that's mainly d >> and that is your latest weather. m mr. lauer? >> all right. thank you, mr. roker. now to the movember foundation's candid video encouraging men to open up. we sat down with two movember ambassadors to hear their stories. >> men are so focused on the
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they have to appear to be. we forget to cry. we forget to be emotional, to show vulnerability, to show pain. >> for a long time, there's been this gender stereotype that men are meant to be really tough and strong and brave. when i dropped out of high school, it was because i was mentally unwell. >> at 17 i was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a severe form. in battling that disease, people forgot that i was a human in about this sort of stuff. i know how much of a barrier it can be for men. >> we need to talk about this. we need to be honest about it. >> it's one of those things that's kept under wraps so much. it is so much more common than we realize and we just hide it. >> let's change the conversation. let's make it a point for humankind to recognize that the brain is an organ just like every other part of the body,
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planet can be a part of making mental health mainstream. >> whatever you're going through, whatever pain you're experiencing, you matter most. it's okay to be in pain. you're human. >> doesn't make you a bad person. doesn't make you less of a person. it makes you someone who has a condition or a situation that can be helped. so please get the help. you'll tnk later. >> here with more on men and mental health, dr. receisteven r and mehmet oz. tuesday we talked about men being embarrassed to talk about testicular cancer. now we're talking about men being embarrassed to talk about mental health. >> it is about quality of life. we don't want to back away from
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about why men aren't talking about their minds. >> nearly 46% of men say they are embarrassed to share their feelings about mental health. this is significant -- 49% admit they are feeling more depressed than they let on. >> men don't ask for directions when they're lost either. it is a male quality of not wanting to get help. go it alone. be brave. it is a known male quality but sometimes it can get in your way. >> when you come across men, how do they get past this hurdle? >> a lot of folks think they have to man if you want to man up, protect your family. the most important thing a man needs to do is be there for his family. if men aren't healthy they can't walk their daughter down the aisle, they won't be there for the rest of their family in they need some help. >> does depression manifest itself differently in men than it does in women? >> well, there are more commonalities than there are differences. men tend to have an irritability thing. perhaps more than women. they get irritable, they get
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themselves. they want to do that anyway. they want to go off by themselves, because they are irritable, nothing feels good. often they do self-destructive habits like drinking and drug use because nothing feels good. >> this series is geared toward men but it should also be geared toward the women in our lives. how do women play a role in this to try to help guys become more communicative about things like this? >> first, use sports metaphors. but actually, literally, saw pass the ball to i'm here, too. you don't have to do it all yourself. in this survey we did together we found profound things about men and they're very different from women. women want to be there to help. let women help you. if women say that to a man, he'll step down a little bit and say, okay, i'll let it happen. otherwise, they will lie to themselves and deny. >> sports metaphors is good. war metaphors in fact. men gear mentally for battle.
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so you got to respect the fact that a man's got a battlefield mentality and work with it that way. >> doctors, thank you both. appreciate it. important information. if you have questions for them about -- they are about to take part in a live chat on our today health facebook page. you can find more information at today.com. up next, reversing alzheimer's disease. maria shriver on an experimental program showing remarkable promise. but first on thursday morning, this is "today" on nbc. joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests. vivian: now, she's even playing politic games with medicare. vo: kelly ayotte voted to cut medicare and cost seniors up to
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back now with our special series "brain power today," this morning a new way to fight alzheimer's disease that's showing a lot of promise. >> special anchor maria shriver is back with this part of the story. hi, maria. good to see you. >> all three of you. well, november is alzheimer's awareness month. to kick things off we are showing you something potentially extraordinary.
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some patients say has literally reversed their symptoms and allowed them to live a normal life. ? >> reporter: at 50, deborah says her brain is sharper than decades before. >> mentally i feel at least in my 30s. it is amazing. >> reporter: amazing because this mother of four has the alzheimer's gene and struggled with serious cognitive decline in her 40s. >> i it became increasingly difficult for me to recognize people's faces. and my fuzziness worried me because it wasn't like me. >> reporter: terrified of her future, deborah began an experimental protocol designed to stop the symptoms of alzheimer's. it's called the bredesen program. >> we are getting results that haven't been seen before. >> reporter: california neurologist dr. dale bredesen
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alzheimer's in a new and groundbreaking way? >> we spent 27 years in the laboratory looking at what are the features that drive the underlying problem? >> reporter: he believes alzheimer's is caused by dozens of imbalances in the body that his program is designed to fix. his daily protocol includes eating a mediterranean diet high in vegetables and good fats, regular cardio exercise, fasting at least 12 hours after dinner, getting at least eight hours of sleep, and a regimen of supplements to address each patient's deficiencies. >> you are saying that all of these things done together reverses cognitive impairment and/or alzheimer's. >> yes. we see improvement time after time after time. >> reporter: in a small published study, bredesen found his program boosted cognitive functioning in 9 out of 10 alzheimer's patients within six
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return to work. did the bredesen program save your brain? >> yeah. >> reporter: this study patient asked us to hide his identity because he is a working physician diagnosed with early onset alzheimer's. when his memory started to slip, he began the bredesen program. a year in, he says his symptoms disappeared. his cognitive test scores back to normal. today, you're still practicing. >> very much so. i'm just functioning very high >> reporter: bredesen says his program only works for patients in early stages of the disease. do you consider yourself the alzheimer's cure? >> no, of course not. the longest we have the person on a program is four and a half years. we've not had a single example yet out of the hundreds in which someone has gone on the program, gotten better, stayed on the program, and then gotten worse. >> reporter: he's now partnered with the cleveland clinic for a larger clinical trial of his program.
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is done, the verdict is still out. but patients like deborah say they're living proof it works. >> i would stand on my rooftop and shout it out to people. >> i really felt like my life was saved. >> well, the alzheimer's association says it is encouraged by dr. bredesen's initial results, but they do say further study is needed. dozens of doctors across the country have now been trained to administer his program which you can find out more abo today.com. next year he's going to publish a book about his program. lot of people excited about this. other doctors saying wait, don't rush. this is not a cure. and also in this space it is all now about intervention and prevention. get to people early on. >> the good news is it can't hurt, right? it can only help. >> but people talking a lot about fat in the diet. i thought the fact about fasting
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walking or going to the gym but really pushing blood to your brain. >> complicated causes but also complicated solutions. >> exa actually. coming up next, jill transforms one deserving veteran's junk room into the ultimate man cave. but first, this is "today" on nbc. when you're raised by a single mom, you learn how important it is to live within your means. i'm colin van ostern, and i took that lesson to my work in business, and it's how i'll stand up for you as governor. by cutting inefficient spending and using innovation to save tax dollars, we'll make new investments without a sales or income tax. to create clean energy jobs, protect affordable health care, and lower college costs
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approve this message... and why i respectfully ask for your vote. >> announcer: renovate today is created with lowe's. for more content like this, visit the "today" facebook page and check out love notes. time for our series, "renovate today." we ask people going through major life transitions to tell us about a room they'd like to freshen up. >> jill martin gave a couple expecting triplets last week. how you going to top this? >> we three new ones we can't top it but we have one fabulous one.
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wanted to turn their mess into the ultimate man cave so we teamed up with lowe's to make one deserving gaerfather's drea reality. >> oh, wow! >> beautiful! >> reporter: meet the wheelers. army veteran and dad fernando wheeler recently started a new job working from home. one problem though -- he doesn't have his own work space. >> right now i work at the kitchen table. so i'm kind of in the middle of everything. >> reporter: fernando's wife, pam, really wants to give her college sweetheart a place of his own. >> most importantly, he deserves it. my husband is a very, very kind person. i love him. >> reporter: his daughters who
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kitchen! >> we're here and he's in the middle of everything. sometimes we have loud conversation. >> daddy's like, why are you all yelling? >> reporter: the good news -- the wheelers have the perfect room to transform. >> well, it is an unfinished room full of junk that has been like that for 14 years. yeah. junk drawer. we have a junk room. >> reporter: the wheelers had one request. >> we tuskegee airmen. the program fighter pilots. that i would love to be the centerpiece of the room. >> reporter: with our mission at hand, we brought in lowe's head designer, deb, and her team. >> here is the space. >> this is an unfinished office, fernando! >> yes. >> oh, wow. this is a lot. we're looking at heating, air
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we've got a lot to do in a short amount of time. let's go! ? >> time for the wheelers to roll in to their new room. >> i know. i can't wait to see pam's reaction. >> so beautiful! >> wow! >> oh, my god! it looks beautiful. >> this is fabulous. >> this is not our house! >> i am just so amazed! >> this is phenomenal. >> this office represents him perfectly. >> i never imagined my office looking like this. i was just thinking a room finished, desk, chair. got it. but this right here, this is great. >> and it is heated. >> yes! >> look how big it is!
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>> beautiful! >> and of course, the "today" show will be on every day. >> reporter: major fernando wheeler finally has a room to call his own. >> we hung that picture that you love. that was the inspiration for the space, right? right behind you. it is the anchor of this room. so of course, we wanted to put in things that you need to work -- a desk, bookcase, some filing. no more moving plates out of the way and cups out of the way. >> and i like the way [ laughter ] >> beautiful! >> nice job. >> awesome. >> you couldn't have found a better family, either. they're fantastic. >> we had the best time with them. they were so appreciative. what i loved the most is they were happier for him than even he was. they were just so happy to give it to limb. we actually got a picture on halloween of fernando chilling in his office, watching us. >> that's funny. >> i'd like to see how he works in that great office with that
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we're back, 8:53. day two of our "today food all-star thanksgiving." this morning we have sweet and
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ladies, good morning. so you -- we have a lot of different options here but you chose one ingredient. you are going to make a couple of different ways. >> it's cornmeal. i look for any excuse to make cornbread dressing. honey, we jumped on it. >> i got to make it sweet, baby. >> we know about grandbaby cakes. self-rising flour, self-rising meal. we'll whisk up some things. i'm going to start pouring in our buttermilk. we need to get all of these ingredients incorporated. pour those eggs in. i'm going to let you mix it. we're going to talk about the most important step -- which is this pan. it has got to be as hot as the hinges of hell. i'm not playing. >> okay. okay. >> all right?
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skillet. it does have some oil in it. i'm going to pour that in. this is hot. i don't want to burn you. >> yesterday i almost died of smoke inhalation. >> you're going to pour your batter in here. mix it, mix it. we have sauteed vegetables. we are moving on to the best part which is the cornbread dressing. sage, poultry seasoning and a little bit of minutes. you really want that flavor to get in there. we take our sauteed vegetables. then we're going to add them to our cracker crumbs. this is the cornbread. just a little bit later. we're going to add that to this. then we have our eggs. now, before we do that, let's talk about this real quick. we want to add the chick en broth. then we are going to taste this.
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literally if we sit down on thanksgiving day and these seasoning things aren't correct, the whole day is ruined. taste it, pour it, then we're going to bake at 350. look at that fantasticness. >> talk to me, baby. >> jocelyn, what are we making? >> we took cornbread. it had a cake baby. this is what we got. we got some sugar. you want to add as much air to this, cream this as much as possible. one at a time because you want this to be a nice and silky batter. then slow this baby down. as soon as you start adding in your cornmeal, flour, you make sure this doesn't overdevelop. make sure it is just nice, light and fluffy. we've got our vanilla, buttermilk, that makes a nice moist cake. you got this cast iron because
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thanksgiving without a cast iron skillet. you are going to put this right in here in our cast iron skillet. bake this baby up. it comes out so delicious, so moist. you can even put it in a cake pan. you can do these cute little mini buns. whatever you want. >> that is not tha
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>> kiss 190 8 good-bye. how the win played out. police searching behind matest has messages in new hampshire. and what a driver swerved to avoid in lester before the car burst into good morning. it's 9:00 on this friday eve. thanks for joining us. it's kris anderson. >> you make thursday sound so much better >> you have to spin it how you can. we have to do something because it's gross and gray loud. at least it's mild. it's kwield a warm start. mit 50s in boston. 9:00 in the morning on this friday eve. taking a lack at temperatures this afternoon. won't be as mild as yesterday in we hid 70 in boston. we have showers to track. although still plenty mild

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