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in the air with helicopters, on the ground with k-9 units. the entire community on virtual lockdown, told to stay behind closed doors. >> we are asking residents to be on the alert if they see anything suspicious. >> reporter: the community is on edge. >> i will not be going home until i know everything is okay. >> reporter: across fox river, residents paid tribute to the officer known as g.i. joe or l.t. for his rank. >> we train hard. >> reporter: he mentored young people, giving them absaste of law enforcement as seen in these videos on facebook. >> he would always be there if you needed him. >> truly horrible. he makes wul of us want to be a police officer. >> reporter: he was talking about retiring after more than 30 years on the force. he planned to retire last month burt the police chief talked him into staying on a little bit longer. savannah? >> so sad.
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john yang, thank you. john henry is a former assistant of the fbi and nbc news analyst. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it sounds like the manhunt began uickly after the shooting happened. do you think it is likely that the suspects are still in this general area? >> we're not sure. there is an opportunity to get onto the interstate there. whether they are holed up in a residence in some nearby ilding tsere or whether they are able to get out t m take off and evade the police before they can set up a perimeter is unclear. this likely happened unannounced. this was not premeditated. butrobaely they didn't have money, food or water. they need to et the basic necessities. they have to l ook for them somewhere. we'll rely on the community to recognize these people, taking some efforts to obtain resources. >> we know little about them
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beyond this description. two white men and one black man. do you think police may know more than they are letting on, perhaps knowing their id ientities? >> they very well might. remember , we have an initial crime scene, where the officer was murdered. there may be a cigarette butt, discarded coffee cup where they could get dna. they could get fingerprints. this was a burglary in process they may have been able to collect evidence there. they might have information. this is a small community. about 10,000 people. it's probable, i think, that these are people from th community, in the area and somebody may know who they are. >> do you think they are still together or would they split up thinking that was a etter way to elude capture? >> i would think they would split up since the only information we have now is two white males and one black male. that's all people have to go on. you see them walking down the street there will be a 911 call. i think were they to split up, this makes it three separate fugitive investigations rather
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thano one. much more challenging for law forcement. much more difficult to pprehend these people. >> it's a terrible loss for the community. rsn henry, we'll keep an eye on it. thank you. now to the race to the white house with both parties making big news this morning t. gloves are off for jeb bush and donald trump locked in a battle of new ads and a war of words. more on that in a moment. , vice president joe bid is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since speculation began about possible plans to ru for president. today, the key state of florida. pes ter alexander is in miami for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you said it. oridina is a critical battleground. today joe biden gets his first taste of a potential 2016 run. with hillary clinton look ng vulnerable, the latest release of e-mails taking a political toll, people close to joe biden tell nbc news he's reassessing the odds now, recalculating,
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that he's been finding a lot of support from donors and potential staff. people told him that he needs the time that he certainly has it. fist, potential deadline for joe biden may be about six weeks from now. october 13 is the first democratic debate now. last week biden told democrat committee members of the dnc he may not have the emotional fuel to run. that's what he says he's assessing now. the draft biden folks who are trying to compel him to run tell me they have hired staff for the first time in the state of south carolina. so far biden has been touching all of the bases. his speech today is about the importance of community colleges in florida. he'll speak to jewish leaders as well. he'll speak with labor leaders and next week he goes on the new stephen colbert show. arnold schwarzenegger announced
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on leno in 2003. leno hosted john mccain's presidential announcement. will the 2016 announcement for joe biden come on stephen colbert? >> lots to think about for joe biden in the next few weeks. peter alexander, thanks. >> republicans in a bitter war of words between jeb bush and donald trump. it doesn't look like it will end soon. we have hallie jackson with that part of the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. going after donald trump hasn't always worked for other candidates. this morning there is a fresh push to take down the republican front runner as jeb bush, one of trump's most frequent targets fights back. the gop war of words now escalating with the new intensity from jeb bush delivering one of his hardest hits yet against donald trump in this new video. >> as far as single payer, it works in canada.
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it works well in scotland. >> this is not a conservative. using his own words is not a mischaracterization. >> reporter: bush in offense on two languages. [ speaking spanish ] >> bush wants to define trump as a democrat. that's the way bush and many in the republican establishment see a way for trump to be taken down. >> reporter: late tuesday, trump brushed it off. >> in new york city, everybody was a democrat practically. >> reporter: the billionaire businessman on top of the polls as he bashes bush at nearly every stop. >> do you notice jeb never loses his last name? th'tis guy can't negotiate his way out of a paper bag. he's very low energy. >> reporter: trump on the attack again slamming bush and his brother for ties to the clintons. >> what does phat make hillary inton to the bush family? >> my sister-in-law. >> trump's hit coming on social media where he's touti 4 million twitter followers and lighting up facebook with nearly 30 a million menti
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s in just the last week. bush autears to have the edge in a different battlfe -- the one for lat no ino votes which could be why trump leech reached out to the hispanic chamber of commerce. carly fiorina will likely be on the main stage with the rest of the top tier candidates after cnn changed the participatiro rules. she's been polling better and her campaign said she's earned her place with the rest of the top ten. >> hallie jackson, thank you. president obama is using his trip o alaska to highlight global climate change. tuesday the president visited a two-mile chunk of ice that's receded 800 feet since 2008. >> the president trekked up to
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the glacier. he then went for a boat tour of the bay. its wild life, saw the glaciers. the president commented we want to make sure our grandkids can see this. >> beautiful country. let's go to the battle over same-sex marriage putting a kentucky county clerk in the spotlight after she defied orders tuesday to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples. she's facing jail time and is e in court on thursday. gabe gutierrez is in morehead, kentucky for us. >> reporter: the county has opped issuing all marriage licenses. the clerk said she doesn't want to discriminate. now opponents are fighting to have her held in contempt. >> we are not issuing marriage licenses today. >> reporter: this morning a christian clerk in kentucky is in the national spotlight. kim davis is defying the supreme court. >> why are you not issuing marreage lic ses today? >> because i'm not. >> why?
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>> under whose authority? >> under god's authority. >> reporter: in june the nation's highest court ruled gay couples have a right to geti married. >> it's our civil 0ight, plain and simple. >> reporter: but davis has become a hero to opponents here. >> we are ral lie lying for religious freedom. no employee should have to leave their reel lijs beliefs at the door. >> reporter: she's been ordered to do her job. the supreme court has declined thosa or ders. daovis said it is not a light issue for me. it is a heaven or hell decision. >> she has a name with her name authorizing a license that collides with her beliefs. >> reporter: some say she's been gorsed ed divorced three times and is on her fourth. her lawyer said it's in the past. >> she's a changed person. four and a half years ago there was a different kim davis. she did a lot of mistakes, went to church and gave her life to
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the lord. >> reporter: april miller and karen roberts have been together 11 years and have been denied a marriage license three times. >> t hurts to get denied each time. it makes us feel marginalized and ostracized. >> it's frustrating. i get angry now. >> reporter: ecause she was elected kim davis can only be removed by impeachment. aav judge ordered her to appear tomorrow to explain why she should not be held in contempt of court and fined. >> fascinating. gabe gutierrez, thanks. we have natalie with the latest on the roller coaster of the stock market. >> her we go again. anxious eyes on wall street this morning. investors hope for improvement after u.s. stocks plummeted 3% on tuesday. it was the third worst drop of the year. dow futures are up ahead of the opening bell. meantime asian stocks recovered from sharp losses in volatile trading.
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six baltimore,police officers indicted in the death of freddie gray are in court today. hear ing gs will be held to decide key dwrishs including whether charges should be dismissed and whether the trial should be moved out of baltimore. gray was arrested and suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody. he died a week after the arrest. city officials are gearing up for protests and potential unrest during two weeks of hearings. back to the video that shows a construction work in the di ct line of fire of a steam pipe explosion. seconds before the blast you can hear a co-worker encourage h im climb out of the piper >> get out! >> video of the 2014 incident just released by the county ofm santa clara, californ a, on tuesday as part of an ongoing dispute with turner construction.
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the video shows a clear breakdown in safety protocol. rner says tge county is trysng toea divert attention from its own mismanagement. the man was badly injured and never returned to his job. stunniag allegations against two former employees at a new jersey today care center accused of encouraging children ranging in the ages from 4 to 6 to fight on camera and sharing that video on social media. today care officials say the employees were fired. none of the children involved in the fight appear to have suffered serious injuries. prosecutors believe it onlile happened once. now to a fish tale like no other. drones can take breathtaking pictures, monitor wildfires and deliver packages. how about this -- using a drone to catch a fish? farmer derek klingenburg reeled one in in what he called his first attempt. it wasn't a big one.
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>> come on! >> he threw it back. but not before taking a selfie with the catch of the day. >> you're a tough crowd. guy catches a fish. wasn't that big. >> you know, catch and release. >> natalie, you keep your principles, by golly. thank you. >> i thought i was excited about the next video, but maybe not. let's see what natalie says. this is a micro burst. monsoon moisture. >> look at this. >> only micro? >> but a maxi video. this is phoenix, arizona at sun set. on the left you can see the lightning strikes. on the right you can see the rain coming out and you can even see power flashes as power goes out town there in phoenix. let's see what's going on now. wey are talking a hot tart to december. we have a big area of high pressure. that's going to be this dome of high pressure.
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look for hazy sunshine this afternoon. and becoming less humid, 83. and 84 with sunshine on saturday. your latest weather. >> al, thank you very much. preparations are under way in new york this morning for pope francis to visit central park this month during his first trip to the united states. tuesday the vatican announced priests may now forgive women who have had abortions. this during the upcoming year of mercy. the pope isn't alone when it comes to a change of heart. look at this new poll of catholics released overnight. according to the pew study a third of catholics say terminating a pregnancy is not a sin. among church-going catholics nearly a fourth don't see abortion as sinful. that's not all. the catholic church teaches premarital sex, garj and divorce are wrong but american catholics do not agree. >> when it came to living together without walking down the aisle, 65% polled said it is not a sin. for gay catholics they are
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increasingly gaining acceptance. 50% of all catholics said being gay is not a sin. the number dropped to 27% among those who attend mass regularly. while traditional family values were adeal according to the polls 87% said they were accepting of single parents and 7 of 10 said divorce is not a sin. you are seeing what the u.s. catholics are saying in advance of the pope's visit. >> he'll be here later this month. coming up, wrestling legend jimmy snooka accused in the murder of his girlfriend more than 30 years ago. what triggered police to re-open the cold case. >> and nbc news exclusive with the american hero who helped stop a terror attack on the paris-bound train. he takes s s us inside the moment they came face to face with the gunman. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> good morning, 7:26, 75 degrees on a wednesday morning p. in the news this morning, investigators are at the scene of a fire that killed four people in new jersey. and tracie.
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>> reporter: right now, detectives are questioning residents about the two alarm fire. it happened just after midnight and it came in as a two alarm fire. a fourth person is in critical condition. there was minimal damage to the home but one person listed in critical condition as the investigation continues. let's take a look at the morning commute. >> and we still have limited eerbd serve eastbound service into jamaica. and big problems out there, 2, 3, e and seven subways are honoring tickets this morn pg squp watch out for an accident on the lie. >> thanks, we'll manda and i smoked while i was pregnant. my baby was born two months early and weighed only three pounds. this is the view i
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had de her in the nicu. my tip to you is speak into the opening so your baby can hear you better. you can quit. talk with your doctor. for more help call 1-866-ny-quits . the heat and the muggy weather continues again today. upper 80s, flirting with 90s. mid-70s tonight. and 91 tomorrow. and late thunderstorm north and west. clearing 83, much les humid and cooler overnight. low humidity, 84 saturday and back near 90 bay y the time we get to labor day. and coming up on "today,"
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happy wednesday. it's the second of september 2015. yes, you are looking to brad paisley. he'll be here in a couple of days for the summer concert series. friday morning, come early and often. we'll have brad in concert. nice to have you here. >> great guy. funny guy. going to be a big show. >> good. >> let's look at headlines today. schools are shut down in a community outside chicago where a manhunt is under way for the three suspects who gunned down a beloved police officer. federal agents, s.w.a.t. teams and police dogs are helping in the search as residents are told to stay home. >> a federal judge said the kentucky county clerk who won't issue marriage licenses to gay couples because of religious beliefs has until close of business today to comply.
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kim davis was ordered to appear in court on thursday. she could face jail time or fines. >> president obama wraps up his three-day tour of alaska today. the president used the trip to highlight the harmful effects of climate change on alaska's delicate landscape. now to an arrest three decades in the making. on tuesday, pro wrestling legend jimmy "superfly" snuka was arraigned in a decades old murder of his girlfriend. craig melvin has the story. >> jimmy snuka is out of jail on bond. this arrest comes two years after two journalists started digging on a cold case so old when the death in question happened one of the journalists hadn't been born yet. >> all we have to do is right in there. >> reporter: his fans know him simply as "superfly." >> "superfly" is 15 feet high!
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>> reporter: jimmy snuka entertained for decades with his signature flair and high flying flash. now a cold case dating back more than 40 years revived. the pro wrestling legend charged with murder. prosecutors say in 1983 while on tour with the then world wrestling federation snuka called for medical help from a pennsylvania motel. his 23-year-old girlfriend nancy argentina was gasping for air and oozing from the mouth. she died at a local hospital. an autopsy found skull fractures and 39 contusions across her body. at the time snuka was the only person of interest but was never charged. that changed tuesday. the district attorney charged him with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. >> some additional witnesses came forward. more information was uncovered. mr. snuka wrote a book that the grand jury considered in making the presentment.
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>> reporter: 30 years after her death, two journalists triggered interest with a feature that the d.a. had with a renewed investigation. >> when i started working on the story, i never thought there would be charges against jimmy snuka. as we kept working on the story i thought the case became more compelling that maybe they might take a second look. >> reporter: worldle wrestling entertainment said wwe expresses continued sympathy to the family for their loss. this legal matter will be decided by the judiciale system. snuka's daughter, herself a popular wrestler currently with the wwe, has not commented. now 72, snuka said he was diagnosed with stomach cancer this year. in his 2012 autobiography he maintains i never hit nancy or threatened her. he said if i was guilty of anything it was cheating on my wife and that was it.
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he's due back for a preliminary hearing. savannah? >> thank you very much. >> now to the american heroes who stopped a terror attack on a train bound for paris. the last few weeks have been a whirlwind. france gave them that country's top honor. president obama called and their names are known around the world. one of them sat down with lester holt who is here this morning. >> good morning. anthony sadler is a 23-year-old college student. he was traveling with two friends who were in the military. he doesn't have any combat or first aid training but when a gunman entered the train car august 21 sadler didn't recitate to follow his friends into action. what alerted you that something was wrong? >> i was asleep. there was a gunshot, glass breaking. a train employee sprinted down the aisle past us. that woke me up. i turned around to see the gunman entering the train car.
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my friend alek tapped spencer on the shoulder and said, go get him. spencer was first. i thought, we have a chance now. once he got there we followed up and did whatever we could to disarm him. >> reporter: you must have played in your mind how it could have gone? >> in the days since i thought how easily things could have gone the other way. when we got up to rush him, he did fire at spencer. it never went off. the whole time i was expecting a fwsh, but it never came. >> reporter: next thing you know you're with the president of france having medals pinned on you. >> it's surreal. i was out of the country for the first time trying to experience things. now i'm a hero in another country. it's crazy to think about. >> reporter: we share sacramento roots. you're a big deal here. >> yeah. >> reporter: my mother said, you know he's from sacramento. what's it like being back? >> it's great. i love being back where i'm
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familiar. being around my friends and family is great. >> reporter: do you think we all may have this in us and not know it until we are put to the test of a feeling that i need to respond? >> i think so. i don't think i'm different from the average american. when people are faced with the situation i feel it is a choice. should i do something, should i go hide? i want everybody to know they should do something. me and spencer and alek have grown up talking about what we would do in those situations and we said we would act, but you never know. >> you never know until you are in a dangerous situation. >> you could always say but it's different when it happens. i'm glad i was with those two. i wouldn't pick any other two people to go through that with. >> there is such an outpouring of support. there is even a fund to pay off sadler's college loans. he wants to become a pro sports trainer.
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more on the conversation tonight on nbc "nightly news." i think everybody is justifiably proud of them. >> he will be popular on campus. >> he talked about now being recognized. his life is turned upside down. >> the pride of sacramento. you, too, lester. >> he's a bigger deal. >> thank you. let's go to al for a check of the weather. >> all right, guys. thanks so much. we have nice folks hanging out. a retired school teacher from maine. when did you retire? >> this year. >> enjoying yourself? >> yes. >> excellent. thanks for the work you do. let's see what's happening today. we have shower activity down through florida. remnants of erika pushing through. it will hang around. really we're looking at scattered showers through the weekend. could be locally heavy downpours. as we move to the southwest, we are looking at scattered showers. we showed you earlier the micro burst. all the moisture streaming up from a tropical depression.
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it would be kevin if it becomes a storm. we are look at heavy downpours and the possibility of flash flooding. some dwrars al, thanks very much. 75 degrees and astoria, same thing. and generally, 70s to 75. and still in the upper 50s, susexat 58 degrees. and a mix of clouds and sun, 85 at noon, we're in the 70ss s s s again tonight. and much more comfortable through the labor day weekend. get that weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable, online. >> coming up in trending, college students reach an all-time high. a report that could have some parents alarmed. >> there is a little more to that one. oh, baby.
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is folgers in your cup we are back. strong reaction to marissa mayer's announcement she's pregnant again. she's having twins and once again isn't planning to take a lot of time off. this as a lot of tech companies are offering longer maternity leaves. this has a lot of people talking, particularly moms, about whether you can take time off, how much to take off. nbc national correspondent, mom herself has more. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. three years ago when marissa mayer had a little boy just after starting as ceo of yahoo! she was out for just a week or two, working from home, her hospital bed. now she said she plans to do it again. this time expecting twins. the announcement of identical twin girls on the way in december drew congratulations. friends and fans on social media
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model. love hearing great news from other successful and inspiring mom-eos said one. your kids will be lucky to have you to look up to. marissa mayer wrote about her plans to keep working. since my pregnancy has been healthy and uncomplicated and this is a unique time in yahoo!'s transformation, i plan to approach the pregnancy and delivery as i did with my son three years ago, taking limited time away and working throughout. >> she has the resources and flexibilitile to be able to choose what's right for her. but not everyone is so lucky. >> reporter: that was alsole a common refrain that mayer with nannys and a nursery is the exception. how nice for you, wrote one. try that at a regular job. most women in america take only a short time off because they can't afford more. not because they are running a fortune 500 company.
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>> only 13% of paem in the united states of america have paid family leave. >> reporter: in a 2012 survey, 23% of women interviewed were back at work within two weeks of having a child. maybe it's not all financial. on social media, some said her decision reflects the pressure women feel to be at the job 24/7. sheila darcy is part owner of a media advertising firm and a mom. >> when marissa mayer makes those decisions she's leading by example. because we have a community of other like-minded women, it makes it easier. we have people that appreciate it. >> reporter: still, even if she isn't taking advantage of her own policy, marissa mayer did extend leaves for new moms at yahoo! to 16 weeks paid. eight weeks for new dad os s or adoptive parents. >> a ground swell in the united states with the most highly successful, profitable companies offering more paid family leave
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to new parents. >> the question becomes if long leaves are offered will employees take the time. research has shown when employees are offer unlimited vacation time they don't take it all because they feel it will make them look bad if they take too much time off. >> pressure. >> i wish we could just support the choice, whatever you're doing. >> true. >> that was the majority of the reaction to what we said first. supportive, congratulations. but then there is an undercurrent of how much is too much, too little time. that's what's being debate. >> that's a debate people have internally. a lot of reaction. carson is keeping track of it. >> marissa mayer's decision has sparked quite the conversation on social media. specifically the discussion of whether bosses should lead by example. we asked you at what do you think, should managers take the full parental leave. 94% of you say yes. 6% say no. in reference to mayer, kerry
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writes it is great she expanded leave for other moms. too bad as a woman in a powerful position she feels she can't take the same. another comment. she should do what's right for her family. i hope the other yahoo! parents feel free to take off the full amount of time they are eligible for. and she understands business. you've got to be there when you are the boss. there you have it. again, this is a discussion that doesn't appear to be dying down any time soon. >> no one size fits all. >> all three of us took a different amount of time off. >> she's a very unique case. ceo of a huge company. >> huge company. most of all congrats, twin girls! up next, a new way to look at kanye's epic vma speech. that and more after this.
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i'm with the hottest live, this is news 4 new york now. good morning, everyone. looking that hamilton bridge there, 75 degrees. and 7:56. here's lauren with the latest. >> reporter: we've been having problems all morning long. and this is due to amtrak power failure.
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it's 8:00 on "today." co ming up, a school divided. students at a missouri high school walk out in protest after a trans gender student is granted the right to use the girls' locker room. >> i'm not doing this for myself or attention. i'm doint thiu for trans gender people. >> we'll take you inside the de nobate that split a community apart. then, not so young at heart. why your heart may be old"? than your real age. how you can find o and what you can do to reverse it. and loving it. egg mcmuffin lovers rejoice. while millions are applauding mcdonald's new plan to serve breakfast all day. today, wednesday, september 2, 2015.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> a newly retired teacher celebrating at the "today" show. >> all the way from indiana. >> hello to summerville, georgia. >> we are from salem, oregon, at the "today" show. hi, grandpa and grandma. >> go sky hawks. >> it's our first time in new york and we are at the "today" show. [ cheers ] i'm taking a selfie. hello. good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." this is the most polite member of the plaza. >> he said, may i have a selfie? >> of course. >> those manners are fantastic. >> well, while these guys are busy doing their crowd thing let's talk about the weather. >> that's my job. >> how hot is it? >> it's so hot. >> so are the deals. get it, for jill martin. great deals.
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ready to transition to fall. great savings on designer scarves, skin care and american girl dolls, the ones we always like. they are always in season. we'll have more in a little bit. >> red hot. >> before we go further you are drawing plaudits o ine with the purple jump suit. >> good use of that. >> don't hear much of it. >>t et's go to natalie for a check of the morning news. >>is schools north of chicago are closed this morning as police hunt for three suspects in the murder of a veteran police officer. john yang is in fox lake. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. four school districts in the fox lake area shut down today as a precaution. authorities continue to press
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killing lieutenant gliniew oirks icz in fox lake. they don't know how much head start they got. whether they were able to get away out of the search area and they don't seem to have a better description other than two white male, one black male. they don't know who they are looking for. they a vowing to press the search 24/7. not to rest until these three suspects are in custody. natalie? >> john yang in fox lake. thank you. vice president biden will test the political waters as he begin as two-day swing through florida while considering a bid for the democratic presidential nomination. he'll speak in miami about the affordability of community colleges. his schedule includes a
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fundraiser for senate democrats and a push for president obama's iran deal before jewish leaders. >> > a protest this week at a missouri high school over a trans gender student's right to use the girls' bathrooms and locker rooms. many schools are struggling with the same issue. janet shamlian has the story. >> reporter: high schoolers in hillsboro, missouri after many walked out angry after the school gave a trans gender student known as lila perry, permission to use the girls' bathrooms and locker room. that followed a school board meeting where parents addressed the issue. like d erek good, a father with two daughters whose main objection is there is no policy. >> there is no rule set forth. we can all agree that changing in theocker room or going to the restroom are private activities. >> reporter: lila perry is also frustrated. >> to lump trans gender people together and ump us out.
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we are not boys or girls. we are different and i don't like it. >> reporter: perry as supporters but her case is the latest in a debate playing out across the country. from minnesota -- >> i don't think any women want me walking into the bathroom wimmth them. >> reporter: to utah, where the first gender neutral bathroom at a high school just opened. >>sh you stare at the two bathrooms for a long time like which one should i go to. >> reporter: in missouri , for lila the fight is about feeling comfortable without making others uncomfortable. >> i'm not doing it for myself or attention. i'm doing it for trans gender people. i'm not the only trans gender person at my school and i won't be the last. >> a fiery celebration lit up reets this week for what's become a tradition in one town. young men hur d burning kerosene soaked rags at each oh. the festival has its roots in a volcano ic eruption and is said to
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represent an epic battle between the patron saints and the devil. what could go wrong? >> that's a horrible idea. >> how many torch, flame on! thank you. yoigu know how old you are, but do you know how old your heart is? there is a good chance the numbers don't match up according to a new study. you can figure out the number and even do something to fix it. have you heard of your heart age? it's a vital organ. according to a new report, three of four americans have a hea age that's older than their real agede. he $7art age is determi d by a mix of factors including blood pressure, weight, smoking and of course your actual age. for men between the ages of 30 and 74, their heart age is about eight years otcer than their charrono ggingl age. for women it's an average of five years older. the older your heart, the higher your risk of disease. once you calculate your heart age you can lower it by making
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important changes to your health. dr . natalie azar, "today" medical contributor, will help us make sense of this. good to see you. so we all gave you a bunch of information. gender, age, blood pressure, bmi, whether or not we smoke, diabetic, all those things that go into the formula. let's do a reveal. >> okay. >> i will start. i'm 40 years old. my heart age is 41. one year older than my chronological age. is that a problem? >> that's a problem. >> really? >> one year? >> here's a really important take home from the study. the study wasn't meant to generate a number or a relative risk like if you are x number of years other your real age your risk for a heart attack or stroke is this much higher. it is meant to drive home the point that the risk factors -- age, gender, diabetes, g bmi -- factor into heart health.
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if your heart age is greater than your real age then your risk for heart disease is higher. >> we'll talk about ways to bring the number down. let's go to my pal savannah. how old are you? >> 43 years old. >> well, your heart is 43 years old. >> whoo! i'm average. yay! that's good, right? >> it's great. technically you want to be at your real age or lower. >> al roker, 61 years old. correct? >> yes. >> your heart is 61 yea's old. >> all right. whew. >> we're doing well. >> team average. >> we knew this was coming. natalie. >> she's 22. >> forgive me for asking your age. how old? >> 43. >> your heart is only 42 years young. >> you were expecting more? >>by it's not factoring in my alcohol
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nsumption. >> you have a young heart. >> finally, carson. i don't want to follow natalie. that's not fair.s >> i'm 42. >> yourreeart is 78 years old. your heart is 44. >> that's not good. >> you're 44le . >> yeah. >> we are not going -- >> i blame my family. those that came before me. that could account for high blood pressure. we are not asking details about your medical history. the calculator omits family history, doesn't include cholesterol. those things are important. physical activity and stuff. willie, to your point about what do you do with the information. what i like to tell people, my patients particularly, you have modifiable risk fac cators, things you can change and nonmodifiable risk factors. you can't change your age, gender or family history. thit other things you can -- your cholesterol level, exercise, bmi, diabetes status, smoking.
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those things factor in heavily into your heart age and risk for rdiovascular disease. those are the things you need to change. that's the take home. >> it's an interesting educational tool. >> the idea is that people respond bet er to a n idea like this that they to a ten-year -- oh, your risk is 10%. that's meaningful for people but this can hit home. if you're this old and your heart is older, hmm. >> good knowing you, carson. >> good seeing you all. >> it was a good ride. >> thank you very much. >> if you want to calculate your heart age v it for a link to the predictor. >> popstart will be part of your legacy. >> no fear here. a couple celebrating a split with a selfie. y the divorce selfie is the new thing. >> and avoid a critical mistake when it comes to social security in a misstep that could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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we are back 5898:14. time for what's trending today. this is a good news, bad news story. for the first time ever college students are saying they smoke marijuana more than cigarettes. i guess that's good that cigarette smoking is down. but marijuana smoking is up. this is from thet,niversity of michigan. nearly 6% of students said, yes, they smoke marijuana regularly. for cigarettes it was just 5%. back in 1999, not long ago, the numbers that said they smoked cigarettes was 19%.
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you are seeing a drop but more people are smoking marijuana. >> since marijuana is becoming legalized and people say it is no big deal which is debatable. it becomes permissible in places like college. >> but smoking is down quite a bit which is good. >> wasn't that long ago when we were in college, most kids -- >> oh, my fwosh. >> a lot were smoking out the dorm window. >> casually drinking. >> they're still doing that. okay. the people spoke and mcdonald's has listen. they will start serving breakfast all day long. right now you cannot get the hashbrown past the cut off but october 6 that will change. mkds hopes to kick start the slumping sale. >> thank you. >> since my heart is 89 years old i'm not going to -- >> you have nothing to lose. go for it. >> i was lucky to survive the commercial break apparently.
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then they put this in front of me. watch my heart go from 44 to 46 in one segment. >> i have a copy of popstart just in case. >> thank you. that's great. >> why can't i now have lunch in the morning? >> or why not have a big mac at 9:00 a.m. >> whole menu, all day long. >> this is the next battleground. >> thank you. >> take a look at these pictures. i think you will agree they look like happy couples, perhaps in wedded bliss or romantic harmony. these aren't just married couples. no, they are just divorced. the divorce selfie is apparently a thing now. people boasting about the split, holding up divorce papers. one couple photographed saying this is how you get divorced like champions, # power couple,
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# not really. >> it puts a face on it. if they are parting happily. >> a breakdown in the family isn't easy for the parents, kids. but if you can come together like that. >> and be friends in the situation. >> one way to announce it to the people you know and love. >> don't have to choose sides. >> you don't know if someone is newly married or newly divorced. congratulations, question mark. >> # confused. >> we all know marshawn lynch. doesn't like interviews. doesn't like the press. uncomfortable. he answered questions with i'm just here so i don't get fined at the super bowl. one thing he's happy to talk about is skittles candy. he eats them on the sidelines. he loves them so much he went on the home shopping channel to tell you all about it. >> can i hand it to you.
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>> put it on me. >> special way? >> slide it right on in. >> like this? >> right in the bread basket. i'm going to tuck that thing, secure it, make sure it's all right. you see it right here on my stomach. that's where most of them go. >> this guy hates the press. but he loves skittles. >> he has a great personality, demeanor. he's so likable. he would be great doing press for the seahawks and the nfl. he's a nice guy. every reporter has to work skittles into it. >> exactly. >> i got you skiltle ttles, give me the answer. >> you're watching the shopping channel looking for a sensible fall sandal or something and you have skittles. >> now to the balt over james bond and a new vibe on kanye's epic vma speech. >> carson, you okay? >> the heart is young.
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the author of the james bond novel apologizes to idris elba. he said interest is too street saying it is a question of being suave. now saying he regrets the comment but idris said, always keep smiling. it takes no energy and never hurts. learned that from the street. daniel craig getting frank about the character. daniel telling esquire that despite the beautiful women, bond is sad and lonely. he hopes this version isn't as sexist as earlier ones. daniel's suggestion for updating the spy series, you cast great actresses, make the parts as good as you can for the women in the movies. that last movie came out in november. finally, kanye west in the news again. might be running for president in 2020. but if that doesn't work out he could try a little stand-up comedy.
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somebody set his vma rant to the "seinfeld" theme and it's good. take a look. >> i still don't understand award shows. [ laughter ] >> tomorrow, it's going to be a completely different set-up. some concert, something like that. how could you explain that? [ laughter ] it crosses my mind a lit when i go to a baseball game. after that night, the stage is gone. [ laughter ] >> i don't understand this, bro! >> there you go. that's your popstart. >> say vandelay! >> al, what did you do last night? >> hung out at the u.s. open. caught a nap. >> was it exciting? riveting? >> i couldn't take my eyes off of it. >> explain what's happening here. this is on espn. al roker attends the match. >> the match is going on.
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>> an interview behind him. >> see how impressed my daughter is. >> there is a minute stretch before your interview where you are staring with your jaw open. >> i was watching the match. >> i think you were sleeping with your eyes open. >> i have not perfected that. >> you're good at it. >> look at this. >> huh? my moment of zen. there you go. >> the cameras are always watching, al. >> al. . . . a hot, sticky day heading our way. hazy. mid-60s, 70s in the suburbs. tomorrow, low 90s, hazy sun and clouds.
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well north of the city, isolated thunderstorm. a chance of thunderstorm overnight thursday night into friday morning. cooler, dryer, friday, 83. low 80s on saturday. back near 90 by monday. and that's your latest weather, savannah. >> all right, al. thank you so much. this morning on summer of secrets, free money. we are looking at social security. a lot of people are making a common mistake that could be costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars. "today" financial editor jean chatzky has tips to put the money back in your pocket. good morning. >> good morning. >> this can be confusing. break it down because we are talking about a savings of hundreds of thousands for real? >> for real. a hundred thousand dollars for a single person. two to three times that for a couple. and the mistake people make if they take it too early. >> this is your first tip. delay, delay, delay. how does that work? >> essentially you can start taking social security at age 62.
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for every year you wait until age 70 you get a growth in the monthly benefit of about 8%. a benefit that's $750 at age 62 becomes a thousand when your full retirement age of 66 or 67. it's $1300 by the time you are 70. you get that extra money every month for the rest of your life. >> is there a way to predict what you would earn if you were able to delay? >> yeah. statement. you can see it at 62, 66, 67 and 70. >> there will be people watching who say, i already started drawing on my social security. is it too late for me? >> no. you can have a do over at full retirement age. go to social security when you're 66 or 67 and say, stop my benefits. at that point your benefits start to grow again. by the time you hilt age 70 they
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have grown by 32%. that's significant money. >> if you are married you have an added flexibility. explain how it works. >> okay. this is a strategy called file and suspend. what we want people to do is get their spousal benefit every year that goes unclaimed. here's how it works. easiest to understand in an example. your spouse is -- you have a higher earning spouse. a guy who is 66 typically. his wife is 62. at 66, he goes to social security and files for his benefits but he doesn't take them. at that point say they are worth about $2,000. she can start right then drawing her spousal benefits of $1,000 a month. >> and he doesn't have to get his. and these are his benefits. >> right. his benefits just continue to grow. when he's 70 he takes them. at that point they are worth $2600 a month. it
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if her benefit has grown and they are worth more than the $1,000 she can switch and take hers. everybody gets more money. >> i read this closely this morning. i still found it to be complex. what should you do? are there other resources if people want to get down to the details? >> you can pay for help on this and it's a good idea. not a lot of money. $40, $50, $100. maximize my social is a great resource. and social security solutions is the other. >> good information. thank you so much. now outside to al. >> all right. thanks. coming up, steals & deals with jill martin. deep discounts on jewelry and the american girls. and "america's got talent" magician, derek? ooh, more magic after your local news and weather. sleerz .
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looking at the george washington bridge, september 2nd, 78 degrees. i'm darlene rodriguez. a commuter alert. signal trouble, causing big problems for trains traveling to and from the station. >> service remains suspended completely in and out of penn
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station use of this. that means westbound service will be terminating or diverted to atlantic terminal. new york city transit subways are cross honoring lirr tickets. the 2, 3, 7, and "e." we have rush-hour traffic maintenance out there. build in a lot of extra time. a troublesome commute. for long island commuters, watch out for an accident on l.i.e. westbound by exit 51 causing delays and the one on the southern state westbound by route 10. let's check the weather. hot and sticky, high of 89. tonight, humid, partly cloudy, 76 degrees. tomorrow, 91 is the high. hazy sun and clouds. chance for a late thunderstorm. friday, showers continue in the morning. saturday and sunday, very sunny and in the 80s. coming up on the "today" show, emma thompson stops by to talk about letter new movie, a walk in the woods. another local update in half an hour coming up. see you then.
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8:30 on this wednesday morning, 2nd of september, 2015. carson, willie and natalie come rolling up to the plaza. back to the couch, my friend. >> i've got this. >> come on. >> get your young heart in here. >> we do this at 8:30 every day. >> we have a producer who tries to grab me just as i'm on my way out. >> blame the producer. >> we have a great recipe using what's left of the garden this season. martha stewart is here for the
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first time since we launched today food. she as an incredible tomato zucchini dish you won't want to miss. >> wrangler isn't moving. this is my turf. tonight try. also ahead, retail therapy. we'll help you cope with the end of summer. no better way than to shop with jill martin and steals & deals. she has an expanded end of summer edition with products up to 80% off. >> now for al's forecast. >> let's see what's going on starting with today, wet weather down through florida and around the great lakes. good news in the pacific northwest. we'll look at wet weather coming in. showers in the southwest. tomorrow we have more monsoonal moisture in the southwest. gulf coast wet with scattered showers and thunderstorms. more rain in the pacific northwest. sunny, hot and humid in the northeast. new england, midatlantic. the heat continues in the southwest. look at the temperatures in california. 74 in l.a., 70 in san francisco.
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getting close to 90, forecasting high of 89. that would officially end the heat wave. temperatures cooler in the lower 80s. inland, 90 or better. quite possible with hazy sunshine, mixed with clouds. tonight, warm and muggy. 76 in the city. some of the suburbs could slip into the 60s. tomorrow, low 90s. a couple of showers or thunderstorms late thursday night and dryer friday afternoon, 83. much more comfortable by saturday. and that's your latest weather. "america's got talent" of course one of the hottest shows of the summer. contestant and comedy magician derek hughes, you had a fantastic performance last night. wowed the crowd, audience and judge s judges hopefully tonight you will go on. you will find out. >> you predict the weather. i made a prediction about you.
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>> ooh. >> i will tell you what's going to happen. in a moment i will give this deck of cards a shuffle. once they are shuffled i wille give you the opportunity to give them a cut. you don't have to cut if you don't want to. but it won't be your choice, al. >> eye i'm ready. >> would you like to cut the cards? >> sure. >> use my hand like a table to complete the cut. did that feel like a free choice. >> it did. >> it was not. >> pick a small group of cards. take a bunch. feel like free choice? >> yeah. >> uh-uh. choose one card. remove it from the others. so you don't want these? feel like a free choice? >> felt like it to me. >> that was. what card did you choose? >> can i show? >> queen of spades. >> that's crazy because i made a prediction in this envelope before we met. i placed another envelope. it's the big finish. they are really encouraging us
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agt. but i placed one and only card, yours. the queen of spades. believe! >> how do you like your chances coming up? >> i am nervous. having your fate in the hands of the voting public, i can see how trump feels. did that. that's amazing. you can watch "america's got talent" tuesday, wednesday at 8:00 8:00/7:00 central on nbc. best of luck tonight on the life show. >> thanks. >> we'll be rooting for you. >> now to our series simple swaps, foods you can substitute to boost energy and overall health. "today" nutritionist joy bauer has tweaks and extra pep in your step. good to see you. >> good morning. >> everybody is tired day to day. how do you know if you have low energy?
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>> you know it. you are sleepy all the time, dragging through the day. you're really not enjoying yourself. you're just trying to check things off your to do list. normally because you are over scheduled but you may be sleep deprived. that's huge. or you are eating erratically. sometimes you eat erratically because you are tired and your resolve is down. most of the time you're tired because you are not making smart food choices. i will show you a fun graphic. >> okay. cool. when we are exhausted this is what we imagine our body looks like. things are happening but, you know, it's just muddling along. very slow and sluggish. we want to feel like this. illuminated, invigorated, lit up. but naturally, of course. >> yes. >> i will show you how. there are a few things. the first thing is that you want to incorporate protein and fiber into your day. first of all it takes your body work to break them down.
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your body will get a jolt. also because it steadies your blood sugar which means you will have more sustained energy. the other thing is you want to make sure you are getting enough iron-rich food which delivers body. poultry. green, leafy vegetables. beans, lentils. try to sleep at least seven hours a night. that's a tough call, especially schedules. even if you can play catch-up on days that you can't get seven hours, it will be worth your while. lastly -- >> the glass of wine before bed? >> it makes you sleepy, but it leads to disruptive slumber. you wake up in the morning and you feel foggy and you're not top of your game. every once in a while it's fine in the evening to have a glass of wine or a cocktail. don't make it a regular routine. >> let's go through swaps.
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this is a typical bowl of cereal. milk, cereal and figure out on top. >> instead of the milk which has only eight grams of protein. swap it for greek yogurt which has 18 grams of protein. layer the greek yogurt, cereal and fruit just like you would the morning bowl of cereal with milk. this will have more staying power. wake up the brain cells an keep you sharp and focused. >> a little bit heartier ier ier meal, too. >> yeah. >> i'm guilty of this. chips and a candy bar. >> it metabolizes into sugar quickly. you get a little bit of a peak with blood sugar and then a subsequent crash. instead, remember the protein and fiber. think pumpkin seeds, sun flower seeds, roasted chick peas or edamame. they have the protein and fiber to take you longer. if you have a sweet tooth, i would say go for cocoa-dusted almonds because there is not much sugar.
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it's not a deep dip of dark chocolate. this is dark chock lad covered espresso beans. >> that's okay? >> you get a jolt of caffeine. nothing bad about that. >> and smoothies. >> this is one of my best tips especially for the 3:00 p.m. slump. instead of adding liquid you normally would -- milk, water, juice. you're going to steep green or black tea to give you 40 or 50 milligrams of caffeine. pour it in. i added in greek yogurt for protein. we have caffeine. for fiber i have one cup of frozen mango chunks. >> okay. >> a few ice cubes, vanilla extract. whirl it up and you will feel fabulous. >> what are we le eliminating? no milk, none of the usual things. >> any liquid. normally we have juice or milk or even water. if you substitute it for green
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or black tea, you get caffeine. it's good, right? >> it is. tastes like a regular mango smoothie. >> protein, fiber, a hit of caffeine. can't beat it. >> tomorrow, swaps to help reduce the risk of cancer. coming up next, jill martin with steals & deals to take you from summer to fall at incredible prices. jewelry, duvet, dolls. up to 80% off. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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ware e ck with a new edition of steals & deals just in time for labor day. we have six products to transition from summer to fall. jill martin is here with the big screaming deals. good morning. >> i can't believe we are talking fall. >> i can't either. the only thing that makes me feel better is a nice deal on a scarf. >> six amazing deals today, including american girl.
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get your fingers ready. lisa klein's ombre scarf. this is modal which is rayon and cashmere. it comes with a dust bag. beautiful gift. >> they have a fwra days ago of colors. >> exactly right. your hair is ombre, too. >> i need to do my roots. >> fans are jennifer aniston, reese witherspoon. the deal is $39.99, 80% off. this is a great transitional product going into fall. >> nice weight. i like it. >> moving on. this wrap belt is $89. it has a jersey material at the end. extra small to extra large. sizing on is clear. the deal is $26.99. 70% off and it's a wrap belt. >> i like that. we always have bangles.
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>> these are fun. they come mixed and matched in color so it's easy to do. the retail is $75. go online. there are different metals, colors. very clear. it's from 15 pieces to 25. depending which you choose. comes in a bow so it's a great gift. retail is $75. the deal is $22. 70% off. i like them double layered, too. you can split it in two if you haea a set. >> you don't have to wear this if it's not your thing. >> that looks good with the jump suit. >> bitty baby. talk to me. >> the american girl doll collection. there are two options. start with the bitty baby collection. the retail is $112. there are seven dolls to choose from on ten combinations with the accessories.
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you get a second outfit and a blanket. i bought vail something and this matches. >> it was pink fur. >> the deal is $49. that's 55% off. >> that's amazing. >> now moving on to the american girl dolls and the truly me collection. i want to say happy 6th to khloe. this is what i got her for her birthday tomorrow. the retail is $174. there are seven doll options. then there is a hair accessory collection. it's mix and match online. so if you see the hair extensions, you can redo her hair for fall. that's online and clearly spelled out for different options. $174 is the retail. the deal is $78. >> i didn't know they had hair extensions. that's crazy. i love it. >> i have never done the hair extensions. >> nor have i. >> random fact no one cares about. jeffrey james skin care. the retail is $221. this is a beautiful five-piece set.
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makes reat gift. you get exfoliant, serum, cream and eye gel. it is a favorite of gwyneth paltrow. she's so pretty. the deal is $45. that's 80% off. >> okay. >> this is the highlight of my life. >> me, too. grab some bed, jill. >> i get to get into bed once again. >> under the covers this time? >> no. >> this feels nice. tell me about the fabric. >> this is crane and canopy set. it's available in queen and king. plus you get two pillow shams. fans of the brand are brad pitt, heidi klum. the deal is $65 to $75. that's up to 73% off. >> that's great. we know sheets are expensive. this is a good deal. >> super soft. >> the scarf from lisa klein, belts from noma, bangles, the doll collection from american
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girl, the skin care set from jeffrey james, and the duvet set from crane and canopy. jill is just lounging here, waiting for you to call her or go to the steals & deals page at thank you. coming up next, martha stewart with a delicious recipe using what's left of the summer garden. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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martha on "today" is brought to you by macy's. >> this morning on today food, savoring the last of the tlishs delicious summer produce. >> one of our favorites, miss martha stewart is here with a savory tart using what's left in the garden.
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>> good morning, martha. >> it's so beautiful here. >> and u.s. open season. you took a video. >> let's roll it. >> there you are in the stands. what do we have? >> this is the president's box and there is a squirrel. at first we didn't know what it was. it came back and forth six times. i got a lot of good pictures. >> that's the martha effect. she brings nature where she goes. >> it was fun. >> tell us what's in this. >> this is a delicious tart. we start with the crust. >> okay. >> the crust for a tart is the same as a pie crust. same as a quiche crust. it's two and a half cups of flour -- all purpose flour. two sticks of unsalted butter. feel how cold. hard and cold. you want a flaky and buttery crust. >> okay. this goes into the food processor. you can do it by hand. takes three or four minutes by hand. >> i'll go that way. >> a teaspoon of sugar.
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a teaspoon of coarse salt. cover it up and it's just so simple. >> there you go. once it's done you add the water, a quarter of a cup of ice water to a half. no ice cubes. be careful. a lot of people throw the ice in there and you have wet spots in your dough. >> okay. >> after you finish that, wrap it, chill it, roll it out. look how nicely it rolls right onto your rolling pin. it is easily lifted. this is a hint for people afraid of pastry. roll it on the pin like that. >> flour it up first? >> well, the less flour the better. it toughens the crust. put it into your tart shell.
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>> is there a secret to trimming it? >> of course. it's so easy. double the size. press it as quick as you can. you don't want itt to get warm. if it does put it in the freezer or fridge. use the rolling pin and it comes right off. so simple. >> even savannah and i can to it. >> then chill it. savannah, maybe you can put this in the chill and get the one that's rolled out. essential for the tart is roasted garlic. >> big one or little? >> big one is fine. salt, pepper and a little bit of olive oil. make -- oh, great. make a little bit of a packet. roast this at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. so we can do that yesterday. you can have roasted garlic in the fridge.
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when it comes out it's fun. each clove can be squeezed right out. >> and it's sweeter. >> it's beautiful. it's nice just slathered on toasty bread. >> where do the vegetables come in? >> try slicing me a tomato. to a brown-green tomato. these are the nice heirloom tomatoes in the marketplace now and hopefully in you are i don't garden. >> this is the perfect time for tomatoes. >> right. >> when they're not good, they are not good. >> so good. see how i mashed up the garlic? >> mm-hmm. >> this is the base for the tart. >> it's a paste. >> it is. six or eight cloves or garlic. a couple of tablespoons. then layer in the zucchini, cheese.
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you can use fontina a g ruyere, cheddar. whatever you have. tonight forget the zucchini. >> that goes underneath. >> you can use different vegetables. >> correct. roast your peppers, eggplant a little bit before you put it in the tart or they get soggy. >> like everything you do it's beautiful in the end. look at it. >> it is beautiful. the finished tart is right here. >> oh, looks delicious. >> my goodness. >> if you want more on this recipe or others go to let's get a taste. >> and slice it but for a luncheon it's so delicious. >> it looks fancy. >> it's very fancy. very simple. >> and easy. >> this is one of my favorite tarts. no cream. notice we haven't done a big rich quiche. this is really a delectable tart. >> this is one of my favorite tarts, too, martha. it's good. we're back in a moment.
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first, this is "today" on nbc.
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funny when martha is here cooking everyone flocks to the kitchen. >> so good. >> it's delicious. the recipe is on thank you, martha. in the next hour academy award winner emma thompson is with us. also, lazy day kitchen gear. >> if you are soleil
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lazy you can't eat your spaghetti, this fork
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good morning. i'm darlene rodriguez. we have breaking news from new jersey. an early morning house fire in long branch has claimed a fourth life. authorities say the victims include a man, a woman and two children, ages 4 and 7. they say the fire started in multiple areas in their home. it does not appear at this point to be accidental. on that story, we're also following this morning's service suspension on the long island railroad. here is a picture posted online of the commuters waiting at penn station. lauren scala with more details. >> there are a lot of those pictures out there. service remains suspended in and out of new york penn station. now, service is completely suspended on the port washington branch. that's new. we also have westbound service at jamaica. back to you, darlene. hot, sticky, high of 89. tomorrow, 91. we'll be back in half an hour with more news.
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this morning, emma thompson dishes on the surprising way she ended up starring with robert redford. and tom hanks for homecoming king? one tweet that has high schools buzzing and dustin lichblg ynch's new single. that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." getting steamy on the plaza. we are inside though. willie, al and tamron. >> this is my jam. >> this is yours? it was my jam a couple weeks ago. >> they didn't tell sp. "c
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ssic man." i love this song. if you're going to play it in the car with the kids, hit the clean version. >> there is an explicit version. >> that's true for every song. natalie and i talked about the weeknd, i can't feel my face. >> don't do that. just sing along and enjoyle. >> there is an empty chair. >> where is that thely? >> out on the plaza. >> ready to break my neck. >> you're a natural. >> i have a lot of help. this is a new mono rover, the new hot thing. >> does it come with people to hold you. >> it should. getting off and on isn't easy. it's like a segue. >> without a handle. >> iim getting better. it's b n five minutes of practice. getting off, i nearly broke my arm. >> i saw jamie foxx come on.
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>> wiz khalifa was arrested at lax on something similar. >> brooklyn decker was seen on one. >> they're everywhere. >> yeah. i'm getting better at it. okay, just wait for the dismount. that's when you don't see me. >> coming up on the dismount. hold her. and jump. that's the only way i can get it. >> still alive. >> come on up. >> wow. >> tamron and i were talking. i was in the atlanta airport and i saw four different people iriding them. >> london heathrow. every other person. i want one. it's the only thing i want.
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>> this is like the adult motorized version of heelies. >> but i saw teenage boys like 20 to -- 16 to 20-year-olds. >> i recommend a helmet. >> amazon, online. >> you were out of town, in london. big interview with emma thompson we'll see in a minute. she's great. >> love her. >> phenomenal. we were supposei to have 15 minutes of chat for the 20 hours of travel. she would not stop talking to the point the camera guy started, like, clearing his throat. her people were getting closer and basically dragged her out. she was amazing. we'll play it in a second. we talked about everything. the mow movie with robert redford and she went there. the donald trump conversation. >> emma thompson? >> she's very political, an activist. her son is in sudan helping with refugees. her family is involved.
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she's not one of the actors who just talks the talk. she talked about american politics. >> interesting. >> what's this about a dog looking like bonn jo jovi? >> i fell in love with john bon jovi and now everything looks like that to me. this is my friend's dog oscar. look at his hair. it's john bon jovi. >> um, yeah. it's not permy enough. i grew up in new jersey in the '80s. >> i didn't say exac hatly. >> if you didn't show john bon jovi. >> natalie's here. look at my friend's dog. do you think it looks like bon jovi? >> the hair. >> the middle part. >> i'm obsessed with bon jovi now. >> flattered you think all dogs look like john bon jovi. >> i'm sorr john.
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>> he says, if you love me that much, hate me more. >> can we talk about al? you had a great time at the u.s. open. this is me concentrating. >> so focused. we are at one end of the court and that's e watching. i' abm watching. >> what was happening. >> whuz there as by there a match? >> >> it was andy murray. itme was an exciting match. >> your reaction is great. sben the reporter talks to you, 'watch lila give you the side eye. look, dad. >> she was tired. i'm a big "seinfeld" fan. ifhit's good enough for gyorge >> okay. what does that mean? >> hey!
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it's george! >> oh, man. >> suddenly you're on camera. >> still doesn't know. so good. >> g you had no idea there was an interview going on. >> they said they were going to talk to me. i was just watching the match. i was like -- >> in your defense you had been up since 3:00 in the morning. >> there is that. it's all good. >> yahoo! has advice. how often to a lose your phone? >> all the time. >> constant li ly. >>rr they have advice for us on what to do i lost my phone for the fourth or fifth time and i thought the companyomould not replace it. i found it in my spice rack. >> okay. >> i was trying to cook.n'here's what they say. don't look for it. wait until you have some idea where it might bete. that's what happened to me. i stopped looking and it was
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like the phone angel said, spice rack. it was strange. repeat the name of the object as you search for it. >> i do that. where is that darn -- >> my phone, my phite. check to see if it is hidden in its proper place, in your hand. then look carefully but don't rifm rummage around. jects are usually found within 18 inches of their original location. >> don't stray far. >> the car. it's probably in the ka. look under the seat or in the cushion of the sofa. >> for the remote. >> you need to have a mom look for it. >> natalie's a mom. she had her phone at her ear. >> my husband is like, right there. >> usually when the kids are ssing something or i am or debra. even though we have looked she finds it. has that happened? >> christina is much better than i am at finding things.
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you have a moment of panic and you have to saf, this is here. my keys are gone! i was just here. >> of course e find the phone. >> you have to load up and i didn't find my phone. if it's the chone the battery can go town. >> i left mine in the fridge. >> did it work? >> what happened was i had the recipe app. i was going in to get stuff. i put the phone down to take stuff out and close the fridge. >> mine's in the closet all the time. >> let's look at the weather. >> let's see what we've got. staying right here. it's a different thing all the time. let's see what's happening. we have a hot start to september. the pacific northwest, the cold low will bring cooler weather and showers forldhe wildfires.
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we have this huge ridge building north to hudson bay. we are talking about something that's about 2000 miles in dth. it is going to really bring the gdesert heat knot and east. temperatures anywhere from 10 to 25 aboveenormal. look at what's going on in the midwest. temperatures in the upper 80s, low 90s. the feels-like temperatures in the upper vs to the upper 90s. as you get into the northeast here and into new england, same thing. upper 80s and 90s. feels like temperature, boom. upper 90s. some places approaching 100. ye another hot, steky day. hazy sunshine, mixed with clouds. cooler at the coast. partly cloudy tonight, mid-70s in the city, 60s, suburbs.
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tomorrow, hotter, late in the city, isolated thunderstorm. th peursday night to friday morning. cooler, dryer, later iday, 83. low 80s on saturday. back to near 90 by monday. and that's your latest weather. >> thank you very much, al. >> we have a cool new series. we are starting here, looking for hopeful contestants. if you want to lose weight, get fit in the final months and weeks before 2016, here is your chance. just head to tell us why and joy bauer and jenna wolf will help viewers get in shape and feel great in the final 16 weeks before 2016. we are calling it 16 to 16. >> goodness. >> it starts september 14. 16 weeks. >> be care ful ful what you wish for. >> perfect for the holidays. you will trim it off right before you put it back on. >> coming up next, tamron takes
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. ask your doctor about it by name. yesterday we talked with robert redford and nick nolte, stars of "a waak in the woods" which follows two life long friends as they attempt to hike the appalachian trail. >> much to the annoyance of redford's wife played by the thompson. >> i had a chance to sit down with her and she said her daughter got her the part. >> she's artually the reason i'm in this film. >> really? >> yes. robert redford, whom i adore, was sitting next to her at the golden globes. he said, do you think you and your mom would like to come over. that's the reason. i think so. >> however, at the same golden
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globes, that's me with you and ro ert redford. i like to think i cast this film. >> that's so nice. >> my old pup tent. what do you think? >> i think it's the perfect place f you to spend the night. >> there you were on the red carpet. after this it shall. >> he said could you come and play my wife. i said yes before he had finished the sentence. can we actually get married? >> one writer said, emma thompson, robert redford. that's a couple. >> we did have a great time. >> this is my wife. >> you're the british nurse i have heard so much about. >> i certainly hope so. >> what is nolte's life like. >> he brings on his own universe. he's just in nolte world.
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he's incredibly intelligent. >>qu i have never helped win a presidential campaign before. >> neither have we. >> having played the first lady in "primary colors" it only seemed fitting to ask her about politics. >> watching from afar and you see the headlines from your home in scotland. do you turn to your family and -- >> yeah. we all hold hands and try to contact the living. we're just going, what's going on? donald trump? it's like some weird film. you know? it's like some film is happening in the states where you go, ooh, what's the next episode al. >> can you visualize the movie script? >> i wouldle rather not. >> your fellow brit bear grylls is taking president obama out on one of his wild adventures this week. >> oh? >> i went out with bear grylls. >> that's for you. >> you were offered a chance to go out. >> yes. >> you said no.
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>> i didn't say no. i said yes. but it's -- maybe i will do it one day. i love being in nature. another reason why i just loved the film so much. i thought maybe it will encourage me to get out in nature. it's where we belong. >> this is amazing. >> this has been fun. i look forward to visiting you with bear grylls on the appalachian trail. >> okay, cool. >> or i'll bring beverages and we'll relax. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> "a walk in the woods" opens in theaters today. if you could go anywhere hiking in the world now where would you go? >> mount kilimanjaro. >> who would you take? >> my daughters. >> i want to join al if he'll take me. >> machu picchu with emma thompson. >> okay. >> and you? >> rodeo drive. up next -- >> that's a hike?
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>> i still have a scar that hasn't healeded. >> fwad jets for those of us who like to do as little as possible in the kitchen. a corn dekerneler. >> i had an accident with one of those. and our first take break where you can hang out with us life streaming. start the broadcast now. follow me @al roker now. take break, baby. all the gang. >> pressure. >> we have more of today after this. clorox knows a lot of dusters
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still enough time left for the three-day series, lazy ways for lazy days. it was going to be five parts but we were lazy. here with simple gadgets making kitchen tasks easier. alana oaken from buzz it is feed life. >> thanks for having me. >> you have a gadget. >> this is a corn zipper or kerneler. the jury is out. take the corn like this and slice. you have to put muscle into it. >> get momentum. >> want to try? >> press down on it. awesome. >> now you have what looks like corn mush in here. >> right.
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>> that's not right. >> i didn't offer to do that. >> it's all al. >> what could possibly go wrong? >> nothing. never. >> okay. moving on quickly. >> if you want help cutting herbs, moving on. >> these are herb scissors. these are ingenius, a why didn't i think of that gadget. cut them up and make confetti. cut your kids' hair. >> no! >> multiple cuts for my kids. >> exactly. >> let's move over to the avocado slicer. >> everybody is obsessed. this makes it a snap. >> excellent. okay. >> tell us about the meat tenderizer. >> this is perfect for barbecues
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9:27. wednesday, september 2nd. good rng month. i'm michael gargiulo. >> long island railroad says it is in the process of restoring service in and out of penn station. commuters at the jamaica station are being directed to the subways there. the very latest on these interruptionings. where do we stand? >> lirr is in the process of restoring service. they have restored limited service between jamaica and penn station in both directions. every 30 minutes they will stop app the forest and wood gardens. port washington has limited service as well coming up on the "today" show, the biggest health mistakes you can make at every age and what you can do to
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taking a look at the headlines the fda is issuing a warning to the distributors of pure powdered caffeine saying the products put consumers at significant risk. caffeine powder is currently sold as a dietary sub sup le meant but the fda calls it potentially dangerous. it can be lethal in high doses and officials say the difference between a safe amount and a toxic amount is very small. the warning letters come following the over dose deaths of two people in the u.s. last year. one of the heroes who helped stop a terror attack last month on a train in france is speaking out. anthony sadler was on his first trip out of u.s. traveling with two friends and admits to lester holt things could have gone the other way when they moved in to disarm the gunman. he felt the need to respond. >> when people are faced with this situation, i feel like it is a choice.
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you think, should i do something or hide. i want everybody to know they should do something. >> you can see more of the powerful video with anthony sadler tonight on nbc "nightly news." thousands of iphone wall chargers may pose a fire hazard. the recall includes 3200 wall chargers sold at charlotte ruse stores. they have usb cords and are used to charge the iphone 5 and 5s. they can overheat and catch fire. for more information head to there is a big change coming to mcdonald's. starting on october 6 it will offer all day breakfast. the move got final approval on tuesday when the franchise leadership council oaked it. they started with egg mcif you have muffins any time of day. all day breakfast is something customers asked for for years. finally. now for the catch of the day. forget the rod and reel. leave the net home.
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how about this -- using a drone to hook a fish. farmer derek clingenberg reeled one in during what he called his first attempt. too small to eat but maybe he threw it back but not before taking a selfie with the catch of the day. it's a priceless picture. fantastic. top that, roker. >> he sent the dog for rone for an egg mcmust have ffin. >> take it away. >> wet weather great lakes throw the southeast, florida, parts of the texas and louisiana gulf coast. for tomorrow, more moisture through the southwest. also in the pacific northwest, big news for firefighters there. helped knock down wildfires. gulf coast looking wet all around. heat and humidity return to the knot east. midatlantic states and new england with temperatures anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees above average.
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getting close to 90 once again. forecasting a high of 89 in the city. that would officially end the heat wave. if we don't make it out, temperatures a little cooler in the lower 80s. inland, 90 or better. certainly, quite possible with hazy sunshine mixed with clouds. tonight, warm and muggy, 76 in the city. some of the suburbs could slip into the 60s. tomorrow, low 90s. a couple of showers or thunderstorms late thursday night, early friday. dryer friday afternoon, 83. much more comfortable by saturday. that's your latest weather. >> thank you, sir. mugs up, please. >> time for your wednesday edition of popfix. ed idris elba is responding to the author who called him too street to play bond. he's been a favorite to play 007 for a while. daniel craig revealed to esquire
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uk that "spectre" might be his last film. anthony horowitz said he thinks elba is, quote, too street and too rough for the role and said he could think of other black actors who could play the part. after backlash you saw coming, he tweeted an apology saying using "street" was a poor choice of words and is mortified to have caused offense. elba instagramed the headline with the caption always keep smiling. it takes no energy and never hurts. learned that from the street. >> ooh! >> burn. >> he played nelson mandela. he's an actor. >> he's not suave? have you seen this man in a suit? >> come on. >> he would be perfect -- >> in anything. >> already a happy home coming for one california high school thanks to someone we also love,
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tom hanks. kerman high school decided to make tom's films the theme to home coming week and invited him in october. they launched is social media campaign called # tom hanks. teacher and students posted photos holding signs to twitter, facebook and instagram. didn't take long for classy mr. hanks to notice. homecoming. i'm working on something for the festivities! we never thought it would happen this fast. we have to see what tom comes up with. >> that's cool. >> we should do something like that to come on our show and do something fun with us. >> we're not as adorable as high school students. >> why don't we just go to their high school, too? >> also weird. >> we're here.
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>> we can dress in '80s high school stuff. carrie underwood, this is tough. she's now revealing what exactly happened in the scary incident when her son and dog were accidentally locked in the car. this happened in july. the singer tweeted saying that her brother-in-law had to break a window. in a recent interview with u.s. 99.5 radio the family was at the airport getting out of her in-laws car when she realized what happened. take a listen. >> my husband and i both got out at the same time and shut the door at the same time. immediately one of the dogs -- i don't know which one it was -- jumped up on the little control panel on the door and i heard the thing click. i was like, the door is locked. the dock is or is locked. nobody had spare keys. it was my in-law cars. i don't think our dog will be invited back. >> that's scary. now she can tell the story.
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with two certified platinum singles dustin lynch has been
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heating up the charts. he's headed out this fall for the "hell of a night" tour. >> he'll perform later on but first a look at his journey to our stage. >> dustin lynch burst onto the country music scene in 2012 with the release of his self-titled debut album hitting number 1 on bill board's country charts. >> reporter: his first single "cowboys and angels" earned him two country music awards nominations, climbing to the top spot in hot country songs for 2012. >> reporter: his second album has over 40 million spotify
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streams since last year and the success hasn't stopped there. he toured as an opener for luke bryan and keith urban. hold on tight about to show you one hell of a night >> reporter: now he's rocking the nation on his fist headlining tour, ready to take the country by storm. >> dustin lynch, good morning. >> good morning. >> you hit the top of the charts. second album, you're already climbing the charts. amazing. >> it's been an amazing run already. hopefully we are just getting started. >> starting off the right way. >> for sure. >> now headlining your own tour. your on tour now with luke brian. how is it to step out and be the front man? >> it's scary. took me a few weeks and i realized, oh, i have to make the rules. i'm used to being told what to do. >> what's the number one rule on your tour?
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>> party hard and have fun. >> we're on board. >> this could have taken a different turn. you were accepted at medical school. >> yes. >> but you chose this. >> my parents hated me for a few years. >> really? >> mom, you know it's true. i was ready to go to med school and said i think i'll keep playing honky-tonks in nashville. i didn't want the what-if. i didn't want to have to live with a what-if. i'm glad i took a chance. >> that's amazing. >> you can rock a cowboy hat. yours stands out. how many do you have? >> dozens and dozens. >> is there a cowboy hat room? >> i have an office of them actually. i have a few at the house. >> what's the key to putting one on properly? >> tell us how to properly -- >> willie has a striking resemblance.
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>> i promise this isn't big enough. that doesn't fit. that's howdy doody. >> woody. >> there's a snake in my boot! >> i have a big dome. >> what size? >> 7 and 3/8. >> no. i need a 7 and 3/4 for the next visit. there's the look. there you go. i look like yosemite sam. >> you have it on backwards. >> willie put it on. >> the dip is in the front. >> you have an office of hats. >> yes. >> that's amazing. is it like shoes for women? >> i didn't realize how many i had. just like any sort of sports equipment, after a while i sweat so much on stage they start not being pleasant. these are new! >> what's the bicep shot. >> tell the truth.
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you said it was one of the strangest things you have done. >> you never know what will catch on. we were bored, rolling across the country. >> what do you do? >> i don't know. a fwoof goofy way to drink. put it in the crease. >> take it down. >> dustin continues to chug. he'll perform now while you're chugging. >> there is a lot of free tommy ime on the road. >> coming up after this. no student's ever been the king of the campus on day one. but you're armed with a roomy new jansport backpack, a powerful new dell 2-in-1 laptop, and durable new stellar notebooks, so you're walking the halls with varsity level swagger. that's what we call that new gear feeling. you left this on the bus... get it at the place with the experts to get you the right gear. office depot officemax. gear up for school. gear up for great.
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> we have the hats on and we're ready. here to perform "hell of a night" off his latest album, here's dustin oes ustin lynch. >> here we go, new york! all we need is a july, hot saturday night a couple cans on cool and a needle on full and a countryside yeah, a hot little play list of your favorite songs and when i get you climbing up in the cab of the truck yeah, you know it's on know it's on
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show you a side of these two lanes you have never seen heating it up behind the high beams ooh, baby, you and me just running down crazy flying high, living careless on the edge of wild and reckless hold on tight i'm about to show you one hell of a night so gimme that oh, yeah and take me there look. >> i'm a sucker for your kiss want to steal 'em from your lips, baby, like a crook. >> foot heavy on the floor board everywhere we go i'm talking once in a lifetime blowing your mind burning down these back roads show you a side of these two lanes you have never seen
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heating it up behind the high beams ooh, baby you and me just running down crazy flying high, living careless on the edge of wild and reckless hold on tight i'm about to show you one hell of a night so gimme that, oh, yeah i'll give you that all night girl, gimme that let's go i'll give you that good time show you a side of these two lanes you have never seen heating it you were behind a high beam ooh, baby you and me just running down crazy flying high living careless on the edge of wild and reckless
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hold on tight i'm about to show you one hell of a night yeah, once in a lifetime night ooh, girl if you're down to ride one hell of a night >> new york city! i'm about to show you one hell of a night [ cheers and applause ] >> dustin lichblg ynch, the album is "where it's at." we'll be right back. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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wire act out on the plaza. >> wow. >> plus, we are probably going to dekernel more corn. it went so well this morning. right, al? >> absolutely. the good news is nobody posted it on the internet yet.
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9:57. wednesday, september 2nd. i'm michael gargiulo. the long island railroads are having a lot of visitors taking the subways instead. for the latest on where we stand with the disruptions and recovery. >> long island railroad is still in the process of restoring service in and out of new york penn station.
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limited service restored on the port washington branch. expect residual delays. limited shuttle service every 15 minutes between jamaica and penn. every 30 minutes between forest hills, cue gardens and woodside. coming up on the "today" show, back to school tips for the kids. they are back. we'll be back. another local update in 30 minutes. we want to stay on top of the long island railroad situation. we hope to see you then.
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nouns r. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. you're the only one i want to talk about >> talk about is it mika? >> mika. >> it's winesday wednesday, september 2, so happy you're with us. we have a lot to talk about today including the medical mistakes you could be making. we'll find out what you need to be doing to take care of your health. here's the thing, from your 20s, 30s, 40s, because different issues arrive. >> you have to pay close attention to different things.
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and the queen of all things kids, michelle bo prrks rba has help for kids of all ages. home work anxiety, being a new kid in school. plus, if you're planning one last end-of-the-summer road trip, we have the must haves to keep the kids busy. >> plus, guess who's here? >> lilliana with luxe for less. >> you look darn cute, sweetheart. >> thank you. i love this. very cute. >> you do? >> beautiful. today's luxe for less is all about ear jackets. >> oh! >> remember? >> we're finally getting to those? >> so for people that dent know, ear jackets are the hottest trend in jewelry since the statement necklace. what's great is they modernize your earrings so they have a little tiny stud at the top and they swing back behind you're and come under. that's an ear jacket. >> so it looks like it's almost two different earrings? >> exactly. we have lots of styles under $25. >> we'll look forward to that. thanks, sweetie. would you like words of wisdom? >> i'm ready.
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i'm not happy summer is coming to an end. >> here it is. "just because someone desires you doesn't mean they value you." >> so true. >> anon. >> anonis my favorite. we have a question, are you addicted to your phone? do you freak out and panic when you can't find your phone? where's my phone, it's in the bottom of ty bag. [ phone ringing ] >> i have several times been on my phone with someone trying to nd my phone. [ laughter ] you're lik this "oh, my god, i don't know where it is." and they're like "you're talking to me." but you get anxiety! >> all right, okay. we'll see if we all have addictions by answering questions. >> so see how you do with this. over half the people use their phone while they're on the toilet. are you on that group? that means you're addicted to your phone. do you? >> no. >> never? >> no.


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