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30s and tomorrow we're back to 51 degrees, but it looks like 40s on monday. leaf peeping north and west of town. just dress for it and you'll be fine. >> 30s, huh? all righty, then. >> it's all about the layers. we're going to see you back here a little earlier. we're coming back at 8:30 this morning, okay? >> see you then. "weekend today" is next. > good morning. octo-brrr. a huge blast of cold air aimed at 55 million people this weekend. freezes and frost warnings from mississippi to new england and in michigan, the snow is falling. in the west, flash flood warnings still in effect. a day after the mudslides slammed intoundreds of cars and homes as well. dylan is tracking it all. feuding over 9/11. nald trump and jeb bush battling it out over who is to
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blame for the terror attack. >> say what you want. the world trade centeretame down during his time. >> that feud i s escalating. a hero's tale. the student revealing overnight how he tried to save his classmates and the terror he felt when the gunman looked at him. and homecoming day. tracy morgan hosting "saturday niright live." >> good to have you back, man. >> did i work here? >> his long awaited return coming a year after that horrific accident that nearly killed him. fans lined up all day and night hoping to grab a ticket o the hottest show around. "todreay" saturday, october 17th, 2015.t >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza.
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>> welcome to "today" on saturday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm harry smith alongside dylan dreyer. >> i'm over here on the left. >> she showed up. >> and frances rivera. good morning. it is like riding a bike. w>> you're good. you're stea. >> let's get going. >> the first wobble in the middle. >> feeling good. take a look outside. this is amazing. everybody in the building and people around town and across the country, so excited that tracy morgan on "saturday night live live >> theg are lined up hoping to get a ticket live to see it. if not, you can watch it here on nbc. >> i h r there is a baseball game. >> not far from us. >> i heard a thiknng or two about the game. >> they are getting ready at citifield. we have preparations happening on the plaza. oh, look, it's mr. met. mr. met is here.
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clark, the cubbies mas t was en ggaged this morning, but the ofayfer and invitation was extend extended extended. let's get to the top story. millions of people getting an early taste of winter. waking up to the hold coldest weather is season. some seeing the first snowfall. dylan is here to get us up to speed. >> i'm surprised i'm not out there standing in it. >> you will be. >> i'm happy. it will be gone by tomorrow. we h [e a big dip in the jet stream. this is just ushering in arctic air. something we have not talked about in some time. it is just really, really cold out there this lurning. we have freeze warnings, freeze watches. this doedi't effect humans as it does plants, but it is cold. 32 in detroit. 33 in cincinnati.
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41 in allentown. the cool air settles in and sticks around through monday. temperatures for highs this afternoon, 46 in cleveland. 16 degrees below average. 55, that's it in new york. thpeat's nine degrees below average. over the next three days, each morning, we top out barely around freezing. in detroi 32 on sunday morning. monday morning, 34. tuesday is the rebound day in the midwest. it will push into the northeast as we go into tuesday afternoon. in the southwest, we have a lot of clean up because of the mudslides we saw that way. take a look at this outside of los angeles where the rain came down in some areas. up to 6 inches. without much vegetation because it has been so dry, the mud runs down the mountains. that has been the situation over the last couple of days because of the flash flooding. we have the flash flood watches in effect through southern nevada and parts of arizona with pockets of heavy rain especially
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tonight into tomorrow where we could end up wit 1 to 3 inches ofle additional rain. a lot of that falls in a short period of time. that could lead to mudslides. >> real life el nio. turning to the war between donald trump and jeb bush. it comes on the heels of trump's comments of former president george w. bush and the september 11th attacks. kristen welker has more from the white house. >> reporter: good morning. trump has a way of hitting bush, but on friday, he touched off a firestorm with these remarks. >> when you talabout george bush, say what you want, but the world trade center came down during his time. >> ait a minute. >> reporter: jeb bush fired back tweeting how pathetic
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-qwe were attacked and my brother pt us safe. you said your brother kept us safe, i wanted to bs nice and did not mention the wtc came wn during his f watch. and then no, you are pathei saying nothing happened during yo four brother's term. for trump, this is another dust up. >>r bush, the verbal sparring allows him to flex his muscles a bit. you can expectan this to be a flashpoint for the gops over the next several days. >> one thing we are not sure we are getting this weekend is a decision from vice president joe biden. what is the latest on that? >> reporter: we are hopeful. vice president biden is waking up in delaware this morning and underphoressure to mere a cision about whether he's in or out. sources close to the vp say a decision could come within the
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next 48 turs. with democrats growing increasingly anxious, it is decision time for vice president joe biden. he is tucked away at his home in delaware deliberating. >> he is looking seriously at getting in. >> reporter: his family is on board with a run and now he's calling supporters in early voting states to gauge whether he has a pato to winning. on friday, president obama declined to weigh in. >> i don't have to share my views about that right now because i think it is important for the american people make up their own decision. >> reporter: friday, close ally se anator ted kaufman sent a letter. if he decides to run, we need each and every one of you yesterday. biden wants space to decide. the door hasn't closed yet. hillary clinton's aides say it is too late. >> i don't see we are lacking anything in the field.
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i think the field is a good field and i don't see that there's a space. reporesr: clinton showed new signs of strength after her dominant debate performance. one poll shows her inching up in new hampshire. in an nbc news survey moniey poll, clinton has a double-digit lee . clinton said biden should decide in his own time. >> i'm not in any way that the vice president accept any any timetable enher than the one he has. >> repoter: the reason biden is struggling with the decision, he always wanted to be president and this would be his last shot. plus, his late son beau urged him to run before passing. the main factor right now is if biden thinks h can win. erica. >> kristen, thanks. now to a wrongful death suit
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filed by the family of a teenager killed by a police officer in michigan. it all happened during a traffic stop and most of it was caught on the officer's body cam. the family says their son did not have to die. nbc's rehema ellis has more. >> reporter: the tragedy unfolded moments after a routine traffic stop. >> i pulled you over because you flashed me. >> reporter: last february, 17-year-old devin gilford was pulled over by officer frost. the incident captured on the body camera of the officer. >> you had your lights on. i'm not lying to you. >> reporter: when gford refused several reque s for documents, the encounter escalated. >> get your hands behind your back. >> reporter: in the scuffle, sergeant frost first fires his stun gun.
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killed the unarmed teenager. the sergeant was treated for facial injuries. after an investigation, thea county prosecutor decided not to file charges against frost and determined that sergeant frost used his firearm within the limits of michigane, sf defense law. but this week, gilford's parents filed a feds al civil lawsuit against frost and eton county. alleging that devin's civil ri pghts were violated. >> it would have been appropriate for the facts to be in front of a jury. >> reporter: the sheriff's office responded saying they stood by the prosecutor's findings that sergeant frost responded nder the bel'sief that he faced the threat of great bodily harm or death. now once again, a court is askedr to rule on questions surrounding the use of police force. for "today," rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. moving overseas. another night of violence in the
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middle east. frances is in for sheille. >> more unrest with deadly clashes that rocked the middle east overnight. as tensions escalate after a palestinian disguised as journalist attacked an israeli soldie soldier. we have nbc's b ill neely with more. go morning. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. there is no let up in the violence. three more attempted murders, stabbings this morning. three more palestinians shot dead. here in jerusalem, a 16-year-old was stopped by police. produced his identification card and produced a knife and tried stab an officer and shot dead. in hedron, 20 miles from here, two other incidents. a t teenager and two other palestinians tried stab a man on the street. that man had a gun and shot dead his assailant. a youog palestinian woman
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she obviously had a gun and shot her attacker dead. three dead in the space of a few hours. some shocking pictures s s emerged of another stabbing. a warning you may find these pictures graphic. a man chasing an israeli soldier. he wrestles him to the ground. that injured soldier is recovering in the hospital. the attacker is dead. no let-up in the pttacks. they are very difficult to stop. most of them carried out bv teenagers from east jerusalem wht o have no criminal record. they have identification cards so they can move about freely. many speak fluent hebrew. it is very difficult to predict wher the next aack is going to come from. back to you.
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bill neely in jerusalem. >>es> the final u.s. airway flight landed in philadelphia this morning. the red eye from san francisco flew flight 1939. the year the airline began. all future flights will fly under the american airlines banner following the completion of the two-year merger. nbc news learned the federal government wants drone owners to gister with the department of transportation. that comes after a spike in close calls wit unmanned drones and commercial airlines in the nation's biggest airports. july, a drone flew 10e feet from the jet at jfk isrport. the cleveland browns says the team is agere of the domestic incident with johnny manziel. manziel was pulled over in ohio this week. a witness told police a person believed to be manziel's girlfriend was trying to jump from his speeding car. manziel apparently said he was
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not found to be intoxicated. manziel spent ten weeks in rehab in the off season. now video here of the lcano erupting in mexico. officials say the plume reached as highacs 6,500 feet. watch this thing. the volcano has been active since july leaving v lages forced to evacuate. and while anyone around here can1talk about the cubs and mets, the kansas city royals took home game one of the american league championship series last night beating the blue jays, 5-0, at home. game two is this afternoon. a lot going on. around these parts, we have mr. met in the plaza. af small game that is happening. >> frances, thanks. i guess it is time for more weather. >> we didn't have enough before. >> so many things i left out before. let's talk more about the snow through parts of the great lakes. you know when you have the colder air and it crosses over the warmer waters of the great
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lakes, you end up with lake-effect snow. erie, pennsylvania could see 1 to 2 inches of know on snow. high pressure egeewhere is keeping it sunny. temperatures in the a0s and 60s. in the southwest, of . good morning, everyone. getting ready for a chill this weekend. we have freeze warnings in effect for tomorrow morning. temperatures headed to around or below freezing tonight. get ready for that. right now, though, nice and quiet outside. expecting lots of sunshine through the morning into the afternoon. it's cool right now. we stay in the cool 50s throughout the day, and it is breezy, so dress with layers. you need a light jacket as you head out the door. still iool tomorrow. latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you so much. there is a buzz in the air in new york and incohicago as well today.
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the mets and cubs facing off tonight in game one of the national league championship series. the long suffering fans of both teams, oh, have they suffered. dreaming of finally making it to the world series. nbc's ron mott is a few miles away from here at citifield over in queens. ron, good morning. >> reporter: harry, good morning to you. we all know the cubs and mets have been victimized for years by bad luck. now one team is four wins away from getting back to the world energized ans on both sides are saying it is about time. fans of the hicago cubs and new york mets, good things have not come with the long wait. >> i have the pleasure to introduce the mets. >> reporter: it has been 29 years since they celebrated a world series crown in queens. 1908: 1908, the last time for wrigley faithful.
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only one gets the treat of playing for it all. years go in chicago, bar owner william ennanehowed up at wrigley to root for the home team. the problem, the billy goat, the legend has it, cast a curse on the club. a black cat in '69 derailed that season. a cubs fan in '03 taking away an out five outs from the world series. >> why do things seem to fold at the most critical time? why are people's hearts broken over and over? better to blame a goat. >> reporter: at the billy goat tavern, there is the curse. >> the curse is over. >> reporter: while their suffering is not as long, fans
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>> it gets through buckner. the mets win it. >> reporter: they played second fiddle to the yankees who beat them in the world series 15 years ago. now 2015 could wipe away years of pain if disappointment doesn't interfere. the games will play in new york before switching to chicago on tuesday. one team is guaranteed to the world series, but the other, they have another year to wonder if they are truly cursed. back to you. >> ron mott, thank you very much. so many mets fans work in this building. >> yes. >> people cannot see straight. this is the best thing that's ever happened. >> one of our producers camechn today. there she is with her cubs hat on. people you never met be ore are saying what are you doing? what are you wearing?
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>> we should mention, we put the offer out to her good friend clark, the mascot, he was otherwise engaged. maybe the bear will come another day. still to come, catching you up on the week in news. from the first democratic debate and president obama's surprise announcement of keeping troops in afghanistan. and is this woman who sued her nephew really the worst aunt ever? a story behind a story. we will get to that. but first this is "today" on
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back now on saturday morning with "the download." our chance to look back at the week's stories. >> a recap of the headlines that grabbed our attention. th te democrats. after takin g a backseat to the republican, were finally in the spotlight.
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facing off in their first debate. hillary clinton center stage. >> fathers will be able to say to their daughters, you, too, can grow up to be president. >> hercrival, bernie sanders, handed her this gift. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> and being generous made him look magnanamous. >> secretary clinton, is bernie sanders tough enough on guns? >> no, not at all. america's longest war just got e longer. i decided to maintain our current posture of 9,800 troops in afghanistan through most of next year. 2016. >> after 14 yen ve $1 trillion and more than 2,300 american lives lost, thousands will remain in afghanistan. israeli and palestinians are blaming each other for the
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>> behind the battle of guns and knives that have seen israeli stabbed, a war of words. and at ire center, video that hai gone viral of the 13-year-old palestinian bleeding. he's like almost not breathing. >> former nba star lamar odom was found unconscious in a nevada brothel this week. >> multiple drugs in his system. >> his estranged wife khloe kardashian and loved ones are pulling for him. is the woman the worst aunt ever? backlash after a new york city woman sued her nephew for hugging her too hard at his 8th birthday party and breaking her wrist. >> outrage. >> jennifer connell and her nephew sean sat down with "today." >> she would never do anything to hurt her family and myself.
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>> this was simply a case of formality with the insurance aims. your dining experience may be t getting a makeover with danny me byer getting rid of tipping at his many restaurants. >> without gratuity, they charge a markup. the hourly rate goes up. >> this meal doesn't come with sticker shock, but? say you are out to eat and you ordered fish. you are nearly done eating and this happens. >> hopes and dreams. >> you don't want a fish who still has hopes and dreams. mccaffrey. >> check out this play from francis owusu. >> did he catch that up against the defender's back?
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>> the tightest hug ever. >> talk about thiskfish. the eyes and face and everything is bad enough. but the moving. >> can you order it like that? say, i want it. >> is that when they ask how you want your beef cooked and you say i want it mooing. >> it is like rigor mortis. >> i feel bad for the fish. >> that's it. >>h sad? >> how about sork to your stomach? >> and that. >> there's that. >> from the fish's point of view, i'm sad for it. it's got to hurt a little. >> fish have feelings too. all right. still to come on "today," a hero speaks out. you hear from the survivor of the shooting from the cemmunity college.
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that deadly day. tonight the mta is running a train of cars of vintage cars running from 1944 to 1974. there will be extra trains, extra buses skpul want to bring extra sweaters, jackets and gl goves. it will be cold out there. >> temperatures in the 40s tonight for the game. brisk and breezy all day long to yday. we'll have a temperature of 56 but it doesn't feel like 56
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because of the breeze. overnight freezing warnings, no rthnd wesi of town. even here in the city, we're down to 39 and tomorrow it's another chilly one. sunday's high temperature, 51 with breezy temperatures and clouds. sunday, north and west of town gradually warming up. >> we'll be back with another update.
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i remember everything. >> thank god. im i remember you owe me $72. >> are you sure? >> it may be $78. >> it may have been heratio. >> a bit of what may come tonight on "saturday night live." tracy morgan's first time on stage since his near fatal car crash.
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a great crowd on saturday morning, october 17th, 2015. a little chill in the air. it's all over the place. you will hear in a couple of minutes. that chill is one of the stories we are following making adlines this morning. tens of millions foitm mississippi all the way up to new england under a freeze or frost advisory. early snow is even falling in some parts of the country. dylan, we're sorry. the cold weather expected to continue throughout the weekend. >> four letter word after last winter. >> get your ruler out. we will have you out any day now. reality stae and former nba player lamar odom is showing signs of improvement. sources close to odom tell our sister network e that he is off life support and breathing on hies own. and u.s. airways taking its last flight ever from san francisco, the red eye,)to philadelphia.
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u.s. air merged with american airlines. this is the final flight and american is now the world's largest air carrier. new details about the horrific shoot in the oregon community college. this morning, we are hearing for the first time from the man who risked his life to save his classmates. frances has more on that. >> chilling. 30-year-old chris mintz has been tout as ed as a ahero. he was recently released from e hospital recovering from five gunshot wounds that broke his leg. mintz posted a compelling account on facebook elling his version of wha happened that day. chris mintz said october 1st started out like any other. he was in a writing class in snyder hall in umpqua community
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college. he heard gunshots. he started runnint g. he made his way back to the classroom where 26-year-old chris harper evans was targeting his victims. he said i could see one student through the door. she was screaming and covered in blood. i motioned my finger over my mouth to be quiet and motioned for them to stay down. and i yelled to the guy in the parking lot, go get the cops. the shooter opened the door to my left. he leaned out and started ooting. he was no nonchalan like he was playing a vidd game. the shots knocked me to the ground and it felt like a truck hit me. he shot me again and hit my finger and said that's what you get for calling the cops. i laid there in a fetal position unable to move and responded, i didn't call the cops, man. they were already on their way. he leaned further out of the classroom and tried to shoot my one. i yelled, it's my kid's
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birthday, man. he pointed the gun at my face and he retreated back into the class. i'm still confused why he didn't shoot me again. i tried to push myself back against the classroom door, but i could not move at all. my legs felt like ic when i moved, pain shot through me like a bomb going off. >>it chris says it wasn't an easy decision to post that first hand account. thought it was important to get his side of the story out. we knew the story from the reports and accounting, but you hear it directly from him, it is chilling. >> pictures of him in the hospit al. ances, thank you. guess what? >> dylan is out on the plaza? >> amazing. >> and in a jacket which means fall is here. >> not loving the jacket thing. it adds 30 seconds to coming outside. we are looking at lake-effect snow across lake erie and lake ontario.
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don't let this make you think nter's here and it is downhill. we should get into the 70s. by tuesday, chicago back up to 74. troit back up to 70. pittsburgh will hit 77 by tuesday. get through the next couple days. the area of high pressure is dragging down the cooler temperatures. we could end up with 1 to 3 inches of lake-effect snow in the great lakes. we are looking at a chance of heavy rain today and tonight which could lead to flash flooding. keep in mind. i cannot focus on the weather. i love your pom-poms.
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>> with the rest of the and that's your latest forecast. harry. >> dylan, thank you very much. still to come, a chill in the air. you know what that means. t too distant future. >> christmas? >> dangers of signing up for a store credit card. >> and christmas shopping. >> exactly. what you should know before you sign on the dotted line. to the couple who set aside the whole day to sell their old car and buy a new one... oops. nana's got the kids til 9...
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as we saw in the earlier report, almost everything is on camera these days. the pictures get shown and shown again. each side can then control which pictures it shows. the palestinians and israelis have complained that the palestinians have been killed by israelis lying in a pool of blood on the ground, but they don't show the preceding attack. that infuriates the arab world and many others and inspires violence. they are calling on the paisstinian leadership to explain that and call for an end to the inn citement and violence. >> what are tla chances of the requests being heard, but answered? >> zero. >> it is not changing anything.
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we watch this escalate, the word intifada is thrown around. >> the first is sticks and stones. the second is bombs and guns and so far this is knives and ramming cars into people in crowds. it is an intifada? it is a pool of anger and resentment that reaches a peak. how long does it go on for? the leaders are trying to end it. we will see how long. >> we will watch for that. we did mention you have a new book out. "the war reporter" way take hich takes place in a different area. you are realistic of combat and showcasing the survival skills of working journalists. why did you choose to focus on this area and the ptsd? >> this is a book i always
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wanted to write an authentic account of the issue. e book begins with a little boy with a hair lip and abandoned in a sarejevo. the siege began and the boy was there for two years. that'seeow69 begin the novel. actually met the kid. i alway wondered i wished i had taken a story a step further and said to the parents that is your avkid is okay. i never did that. and the tragic e nts take ace. e rest of the book is how the journalists deal with the post traumatic stllss. >> love conquers all. martin fletcher, thank you. the book is "the war reporter."
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about xeljanz. we are back now on a saturday morning with a warning as you get ready to start your, i'm going to say this, holiday shopping. start. never too early to start. >> apparently not. >> you want to get the stuff. >> have you started? >> of course not. every time you go to a store, someone is asking you to sign um for a credit card. >> the deals. the deals. nbc's kerry sanders says if you are not careful, that can costs you. >> reporter: store credit card are everywhere. to entice you to sign up, they promote big discounts and rewards. experts warn they are not for everyone. >> if you regularly carry a
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balance, retail store credit u cards are a bad idea. >> reporter: many cards have high interest are rates. according to, the average charges 23.5%. compared to the national average for all cards of 15%. on $1,000 balance, 23% rate can add up. >> it can take you six years and more than $800 in interest to pay that balance off if you make only the minimum payments. >> chevron. te'sxaco. >> reporter: bill lewis likes credit gards. really likes them. >> brandsmart. discover. >> reporter: 117 cards? >> yed >> reporr ter: why? >> it's a game. >> reporter: as he found out, it can be a dangerous game. bill bought more than $3,000 of electronics using a retail store credit card that promised 0% for 12 months. he missed one payment.
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a big no-no. because the 25.25% interest kicked in. >> you end up with? $1,162 intest payment. >> reporter: found the highest rate was zales at 29%. in a statement to nbc news, za)les says it offers different benefits, including a range of no-interest plans and vast majority of card holding guests choose the options. experts say do the math. >> the last thing you should do is get in debt to try to get rewards. >> reporter: for "today," kerry nders,nanbc news, miami. >> scary stuff. just ahead, the 3-year-old with a halloween costume you have to have and see.
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countdown is on. two weeks until halloween. this is interesting that one mom could beat all of us when it comes to dressing kids up. >> frances is in the orange room with the 3-year-old going viral with all of her different costumes. good morning. >> good morning. guys, we are talking about 3-year-old willow. her mom dubbed october as dress up willow month. willow's mom is a photographer. these are impressive. in and out, price is right. and there is more. the duo has been creating halloween magic since birth. she nailed it as hot dog on a stick. then they decided to bring in daddy for the fun. the following year as annie and daddy warbucks. you have forrest gump and then there's one time where dad was ousted by wi-allowou best friend co'roper.
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four minutes before 8:00 on a saturday morning. it is the 17th of october, and i'm pat battle. in the news this morning, new york city is feeling pretty amazing. it's good news. citifield prepped and painted for tonight's first ncls game ever. the countdown is on for tonight's national league matchup between the mets and the icago cubs. first pitch scheduled for 7:30. 48hi, guys. i'm tracy morgan and i'm hosting "saturday night live." >> and tracy morgan is back. he will indeed be hosting "saturday night live" tonight, the first time since that devastating car accident a year and a half ago that killed his very dear friend, and fans cannot wait. they were camped out on stand-by on that line since thursday hoping to get in to see tonight's show. we saw them here when we came in at 4:00 this morning, took some
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video and post touchdown on instagram. they're bundled up in two or three sleeping bags. 56 for your high for today. 's breezy and bright. you need to dress for it, though. a little chill out there. if you're headed to the apple or chards orelchards, a little brisk outside. bring those plants inside. >> we're going to take you back to the "today" show. my name is amanda and i smoked while i was pregnant. my baby was born two months early and weighed only three pounds.
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this is the view i had of 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 why let someone else have all the fun? the sometimes haphazard, never boring fun.
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the why can't it smell like this all the time fun. the learning the virtue of sharing fun. why let someone else have all the fun? that's no fun. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. good morning. it r's 8:00. here are some of the storiesl 're watching. octo-brrr. don't bother checking your calendar. millions wake ing up to cold weather. the west isn't spared either with flash flood warnings. dylan has her eye on it all. feuding over 9/11. a war of words escalating with donald trump and his republican challenger jeb bush.
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september 11th attacks using twitter to attack. > and hope mecoming day. tracy morgan hosting "saturday night live"leor tme first time since he was nearly killed in a car accident. it is a show that snl fans have been waiting for, "today," saturday, october 17th, 2015. >> good morning. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. you know what? it is chilly out. >> it is. we have gone with the jacket? >> no, no. way too early in the year for that. i have been shaking hands with pe-ple. >> a lot of cold hands and warm hearts. >> indeed. i'm harry smith. >> nice to have you here. >> as yogi berra once said, erica hill, deja vu all over again. >> for the two of us.
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nice to have you here. speaking of the cold, dylan is inside tracking the big freeze for us. dye lan. >> the freeze. i don't want to talk about it. it's here. we have the dip in the jet stream that is dragging down some arctic air. it is warm out west. it is very, very chilly in parts of the midwest, extending to the northeast. freeze warnings and freeze watching into st. louis and tennessee. nashville, 40 degrees right now. detroit is currently at 31. officialanyoelow freezing. highs ar 5 to 15 degrees below average. the next couple mornings are cold. detroit, 32 tomorrow morning. monday, 34. in philly, 34 tomorrow morning. then warmer temperatures will move back in as we go into tuesday. especially. now we have lighter snowshowers. you have the cold air crossing over the warmer waters of the great lakes. we could end up in erie,
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we have 3 inches of snow in marquette, michigan bause of the lake-effect. in the meantime, in the southwest, extreme flooding and mudslides. take a look at the mud-covered roads in california. especially right outside los angeles where we ended up with 6 inches of rain in some areas. it leads to flash flooding. we do have flood watches in effect for parts of california and nevada. over the course of tonight and tomorrow, that's when we will see another round of pockets of heavy rain. especially across nevada and utah. we are looking at the chance of more flash flooding as additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is possible. we will keep an eye on that. harry. >> dylan, thank you. firefighters in texas may be gaining ground on a big wildfire there. frances is inside with more on that. >> harry, they need that.
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firefighters hope favorable weekend weather will help with the wildfire rag g since tuesday. the fire is now 40% contained. it has destroyed dozens of homes and forced hundreds of evacuated sidents in shelters. on friday, a dc-10 jet dropped 10,000 gallons of fire retardant on the area. hillary clinton's aide is speaking out after answers questions on her boss and benghazi. huma abedin answered questions to the best of her ability. lawmakers say questions touched on benghazi and clinton's use of private e-mail while serving as secretary of state. clinton is scheduled to appear before the committee on thursday. the first prescription drug to boost sexual desire in women hits pharmacy shelves this morning. the female version of viagra. it works differently. won fda approval in august. it comes with a strong warning not to drink alcohol while
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taking the drug. it can cause sudden fainting. and controversy over "ebony" magazine's cover. it features a shattered image of bill cosby. he is accused of drugging and raping women dating back decades. the cover shows the legacy in controversy. it has a hash tag on twitter. and finally an australian fast food chain is giving a new meaning to the term foul play and the chick especially type. the chicken treat put a chicken named betty in charge of the twitter account. she has until november to break e record. she is a hit. she has 23,000 followers as of right now and counting.
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23,000 followers for betty. >> the point of the bird is supposed to write a word? >> peck an actual word. >> i don't know. it's not called lunch. >>co too much? >> fried. grilled? frances, t nk you. dylan is back with a check of the cold thing. >> it will be chilly. by tuesday, we get back into the 70s in the midwest and northeast. in the meantime, 50s and >>ab> thanks, dylan. good morning, everyone. it's a chilly weekend ahead. mperatures start ng the 30s and 40s, but we have a freeze warning for all the counties shaded in sorple. that's tonight into tomorrow morning, temperatures below freeze ng many spots. sunshine out there right now. it is dry. temperatures starting out in the 40s and it'shereezy and cool all day long, and really all weekend long.
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city, some 20s north and west of town. chilly and bre cy for sunday. dylan, thank you. now to lamar odom's fight to stay alive. the former nba star showing signs of improvement after the last several days in a coma. this morning, as he recovers, his estranged wife khloe kardashian is pleading for the privacy. we have nbc's jacob rascon with the latest. >> reporter: harry, good morning. it was a surprising improvement. odom waking up from the coma and speaking. it is far from a full recovery. family members are turning to his bedside over the fight of what becomes public about the story is heating up. this morning, sources close to lamar odom tell our sister network e he is out of a coma and spoke for the first time in days. >> in the morning, khloe who had
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been by his bedside the entire time was with him. he opened his eyes and said, he., baby. gave a thumb's up. >> reporter: it's an improvement, but not recovery. odom's mother-in-law kris jenner said there had been signs of improvement, he is in critical condition. the damage to the organs is serious. "keeping up with the kardashians" is an entertainment staple for millions who know the star because he married khloe. the family made rich and famous by shavire everything is battling the brothel owner over privacy. >> i'll tell everybody every detail about lamar and the ranch. >> reporter: and dennis hof said odom paid $75,000 to stay the love ranch.
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he was unresponsive on tuesday. reps for khloe asked for privacy. >> i think the kardashians owe it to the world and their fans and more so lamar's fans to give daily reports. >> reporter: kardashian watchers staying tuned as the former co-star clings to life. odom's mother-in-law, kris jenner says after speaking a few words to his estranged wife, he immediately went back to sleep. the doctors warn the extent of the brain damage is unclear. back to you. >> jacob, thank you. tonight is the night the long awaited retur lof tracy morgan to the "saturdas nig b live" stage. there are people lined up. morgan hasn't been back on the stage since the near death accidents. frances has more on that. >> erica, the post crash forced
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him to miss the anniversary celebration earlier this year. tonight, he is back in front of the live studio audience acros the street in studio 8h. >> it is good to have you back here. >> did i used to work here? >> you worked here for seven years. >> i can't remember anymore. >> i'm so sorry. >> i'm messing with you. >> reporter: what a difference a year makes. tracy morgan returns to studio 8h. >> hey, pretty bird. who are you? >> i'm brian. >> that bird is a liar! >> i know that, but what is research? >> reporter: but last june, morgan almost lost it all in a horrific accident. a tractor-trailersslammed into morgan's limo killing passenger
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and friend james mcnair. putting morgan in a coma. he recounted an emotional interview with matt lauer. >> the fans can't wait for you to come back. back. i wonder how i will be funny again. >> reporter: words hard to believe. >> my ring tone is a chicken dance. >> reporter: for seven seasons on the series, "30 rock." as morgan didn't appear as many thought he would for the snl 40th anniversary show. >> i wish my friend tra gocy morgan was her$ tonight. i know he was hoping he would be here too. >> reporter: the world wondered if he would recover. but then a surprise appearance at the emmys. >> i'm honored to be here. it has been a long road back. ild fine by regained consciousness.
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the one who messed up. >> reporter: at his wedding where he walked down the aisle without a cane. and this tweet. my first time on stage in 16 months at comedy cellar. >> only recently i started to feel like myself again. sous, which means a lot of women aro e going get pregnant at the afterparty. >> reporter: that signalled to his fans his story has another chapter. >> welcome home, tracy. >> this not my home. my home is way bigger. >> reporter: a neweginning in an old familiar place. >> you can see he is back. of course, you can see tracy's return with musical guest demi lovato here on nbc. so many milestr esince the accident.
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to do something for his daughter. her. endured painful physical therapy sessions to walk his daughter down the aisle. tan ke a look. >> she looked at me. >> and the song. >> i know. >> i can't stop lookiha at it. honestly, the stuff you have to do in your life. this guy is saying, i've got to do this. i pave to do this. >> and the love of a dad and daughter. >> so special. >> goose bumps. check this out. honey, people go over the top during holiday season. ristmas lights and decorations. i travel around the country a lot.
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starting this week, a family in leesburg, virginia, having elaborate light display programmed to "downtown" by macklamore and ryan lewis. i like it. i think it looks really good. >> yes. >> now if anybody does want to hear the music, you have to tune in to a local radio station. who knows. >> they didn't want the neighbors to get upset by the noise. >> which i think is courteous. it is. >> and what you iss by looking at the light display is the dance. >> this is true. >> sorry. >> so many hidden talents. who has the best accept around? adam levine surprising one of the fans. ances.
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>> survey from british airways polled on the accent teey found the most attractive. see if you can guess the actor with the second sexiest accent. >> the lord works in mysterious ways. >> hmmm. >> sounds like a kid. it did. >> isn't that weird it is considered sexy. tennessee eenative, dolly parton. she is not doing her nail thing. nowen let's see who has the sex sexiest american ac nt. >> get busy living or get busy dying. morgan freeman. >> and another southerner as far as morgan goes.
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voo ted with the sexiest british accent. >> it has to be sean connery. >> you are right. sean connery. >> i love sean d nnery. >> he is scottish. >> he is scottish. especially when the movie. all right, you remember the video when the 3-year-old learned her crush adam levine s married and she could not have it. mila was on the ellen degeneres show. it was a price sukerprise for mila and it was almost too much for her to handle. watch. she is like, no. i'm over you, adam. i'm done.tea little overwhelmed. maybe she moved on.
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finally, on the tonight show with jimmy fallon was bruce willis. wearing a wig. en jimmy asked what's going on with the hair. bruce explained it's always been that way and we just never noticed. >> he finally let it grow in. >> there we go. combover. that's your "popstart." >> good look for him. you think? >> you want to try it? we're back in a moment. but first this is "today" on
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coming up next on "today in new york." >> i'm here live in new york where a 12-year-old little girl was shot by a stray bullet. we're here with a search of the gunman. the mets at citifield and a push for the pennant. we have all the excitement for you on game 1. if you're headed to the game, you might need heavier jackets tonight. a freeze warning in effect for parts of the tri-state. i'll tell you what it means in the next forecast. and i'm pat battle. saturday morning edition coming your way next. st as college football programs began calling me. i didn't realize i'd get hooked on the pain pills the doctor gave me. i never thought my life could change so fast. for now at least, football and college are going to have to wait. don't let addiction sideline
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now on "today in new york," a stray bullet leaves a 12-year-old girl fighting for her life in long island. we'll have the latest on the shooting investigation. plus a potential school bus
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scrambling come monday. and on the y way to the pennant. mets fans gearing up for a big game tonight at citifield. >> good morning, welcome back to "today in new york" on a saturday morning. i'm gus rosenfield. >> and i'm pat battle. we're glad you joined us here on a saturday morning, and rafael miranda says it's one of those mornings you'll want to pull the blankets over your head. >> get your jackets out. the high our coolest of the season. you'll hear all about the chill settling in this weekend. we'll talk about the freeze warnings coming up. we have a dry weekend sorks that's good news. no rain or snow in the forecast for the most part. this is for tonight into tomorrow morning. all these counties shade nd purple are under a freeze warning. that means you need to take the plants inside if they can't tolerate freezing temperatures, because temperatures are
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expected to dip to freezing or even below freezing in some spots like somerset county, morris county, the valley, fairfield county as well. we're getting lots of sunshine out there. we need it to warm things up. 48, chilly and breezy throughout the day today. definitely need at least the light jac t or windbreaker. w, we have a freeze watch in effect for monday as well. we'll talk about that comoking up in your full forecast. pat and gus, over co you. well police are expected to give an update lncer today on a 12-yeasiold girl who was hit by a stray bullet. >> she was struck in the head just as she was standing in her hempstead living room yesterday evening. sheldon dutes is in long island with the details. >> reporter: police stayed out here all night and there are a couple squad cars keeping an eye on the house. now that the sun is up, we're getting a better look at where that ullet pierced through the family's home.
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a 12-year-old girl, an innocent bystander was in the living room when that bullet hit her in the ad, critically injuring her.ther parents were in the next room, but they were n injured. the shooting happened around 5:00 p.m. yester y, but detectives stayed on the scene for hours, combing through the neighborhood, looking for clues. but so far t re are very few leads. >> the fre are no suspects at this time. it is a single shot, we've deo termined, thie came from the front, from the street in front of tha location. >> reporter: and again, this shooting happened in broad daylight yesterday afternoon, and police are hopeful and confident that someone saw the shooter, they might know who this person is. that's why, gus and pat, this morning they are asking anyone with any information to call crimestoppers to acanonymously submit their tips. that's the latest live here in hempstead. i'm sheldon dutes today in new york. >> all right, sheldon, thank you. happening now, the search resumes this morning for a
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worker who aparently fell off a barge in bayonne, new jersey. it's a story we first brought you as breaking news last night. the coast guard thin morning saying a 55-year-old man fell into the water about 8:00. boats, divers and helicopters scoured the areahlooking for that man. it's not clear if he was part of the crew working on that construction. thhae bayonne bridge that connects staten island will remain closed until monday at 5:00 a.m. they are reconstructing it in order to make it so taller barges can pass under the bridge. new this morning on long island, police trying to track down a driver who struck and killed a man in a wheelchair and then drove off. police say-40-year-old michael doerr was in the right lane of
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was hit last ght. we're getting a first look at the alleged home invasion robbers who zapd their victims gun. security c eras caught the suspects. they tied up victims and stole cash, cell phones and electronic equipment. drivers in suffolk county expected to vote today on whether to walk off the job. the school bus drivers are in the middle of a contract negotiation with bowman and sons, and the union representing the drivers say the compa is not offering them any raises. so if the drivers do strike, students in three districts will all be affected. here we go, the excitement building for the first ever national league championship series to be had at citifield. >> yes, it is, indeed, game 1 between the mets and chicago cubs tonight. fans taking a train to the game, by wait, you're the way, you're in for a
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special train. the mta is going to run this vintage train of many colors. they were manufactured bet een 1948 and 1964. and the various colors represent different eras in subway history. the redbird cars, and then we've got the blue and cream-colored ones from the world's fair. the train is going to leave hudson yard station at 6:30 bot tonight uid tomorrow, so maybe ke an extra effort to take your trip out to the stadium om there. there will be an extra seven trains running this weekend as well, of course. >> i remember when the 7 was red going out to the shore. memories. >> great memories, huh? >> you know that. besides being a rush for fans, it will be a booming business for b.sinesses around the stadium. >> irene is making a f > extra cookies and cupcakes in mets team colors, of course. her family's pastry shop and italian deli have hosted many
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mets players over the years. >> david wright visited us when moy m was alive. reporter: they run two restaurants at citifield. thuweirooeam is getting ready for a busy weekend. >> as t the stadium it's been very quiet up till now. now since the mets have picked up so much and they're doing so great, we're so proud of them, we have seen a lot more tpeople. >> reporter: ttat means hiring extr >>a helpers and stocking up on supplies. sister marie is busy in the kitchen. >> i'm busy, and we'll work as rd as we need to as long as they keep on winning. >> the pine restaurant is also boom booming. reporter: i've bayne fan since is the 1984. >> reporter: he says he still has pain stains when the mets were playing in the finals in 1986.
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>> and look at the crowds that camped outside overnight here at 30 rock for a chance at a coveted ticket to be in the audience for tracy morgan's return of "saturday night live." i took those pictures at 12:00 a.m. and they've been there siitnce thursday. snl alum and 30 rock star will be his sevent time hosting the show. shiba russell has a preview of tonight's highly anticipated show. >> reporter: one of his most memorable characters. >> please welcome a monkey! >> snl diehards are hoping tracy morgan reprises the role of fellow.
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his surprise appearance at last year's emmy awards just the start of getting back to work. >> it was overwhelming for me. >> reporter: we learned about a new acting gig joining icencube and fist fight. then earlier this week, morg ki posted pictures of his first comedy appearance. michael che recalled seeing him. >> he did comedy in the back of a comedy club, so i can't wait see him again. >> his limousine bus hit a walmart truck. morgan lost a good friend. >> he was a goodman. it's hard to see he was gone. >> it will be interesting to see him return to the show that ignited his career.
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>> so many of the people that have worked here have worked here so many years that most people are his old coworkers, so people are really excited to ve him back. it's going to be awesome. >> reporter: and morgan clearly agrees. >> tracy, this is not the season finale nu. >> it will be when i'm done with it. >> and demi lovato is also going to be this week's musical guest. you can catch "saturday night live" tonight, 11:30, right after news4 at 11:00. an exclusive look inside gracie mansion. we're going to get a close look at the renovations and what they represent. plus rafael. >> there's a lot going on this weekend with open house new york, but do you know the story behind most of new york city's historic sites? we're going to test your knowledge. log on right now.
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>>st> back here on a saturday amorning. a look at the brooklyn bridge. traffic a little bit long, a little bit slow on the fdr. >> what's up with that? >> clear skies, 48 degrees, and more interesting numbers on the horizon for us. >> interesting, very interesting. 30s. we haven't seen them since april. ge>> my fik cus tree was telling me this morning, bring me in. bring me in. >> your trees are talking to you for a reason. >> it really did, gus, i heard itte. >> employee counseling is available. pat hears things. it m's a good thing, though. she's in touch with the universe. she is, she's all about that. temperatures in the 40s right now. you can see it's sunny right now. not much traffic there.
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48 but it feels like 41 because we have a light wind. freeze warnings. this is where the plants are telling you, take me in, places like somerset. monday morking, more of us tting ia on the cold action. this is a freeze watch in effect, expecting freeze conditions all across fairfield county, sussex county, even westches r, and we're adding these new jersey counties into the mix away from the water. new york city, not yet. it's not goingeto be cold enough to be freezing because of that heat effect we have over the city. you'll probably stay above freezing because of the warm ocean influence. it's breezy and bright throughout the weekend. 56 for your high for today but the winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. that means a chilly feel and morrow, sunday, feels like 40s even though the high temperature gets back to 51. baseball for tonight. it's jacket weather for the game. of course, everyone will be out there so excited, anyway, but
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you do want to bring the jackets because temperatures in the 40s, wind chills in the 30s throughout the game. will be breezy but you'll be dry. layer up and you'll be fine. this is what it feels like. feels like 31 in monticello. we have wind chills in the 30s in places like poughkeepsie, northwest new jersey. chilly start to your weekend in bridgewater. this is what it feels like toni t. wind chills dropping down to the 20s and 30s and this is how to stays until tomorthw morning. 6:00 a ma. waking up, maybe have to take out the doing g, you will need the jackets. sunday morning by the afternoon, it does warm up, so you can see we're back to the 40s, but look at monday, wind chills in the low 20s. also wintry feel as we start out the work week. here's a look at the 7-day forecast. 56 for your high for today. temperatures do rebound back to the 60s by tuesday, and we're headed to near 70 by wednesday. you want to stay up to
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all these changes over the next nfew days with the news4 new yorkgaapp. tap the news4 in the corner. you can see the latest forecast interactive radar. the new york 4 news app is available in the app store. gracie mansion has been osed to the public since mayor did he blauz de blasio moved in. now we're invited to take a look. >>e they've put new art on the walls and they're hoping it reflects the ever-changing city. >> reporter: inside the mayotr oe 's home, big changes are on the way. this painting was put up, toussant. it's one of the pieces of the art installation chosen in close
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>> they looked with us and approved all the pieces. this is their home and this is work they're going to see every day. >> reporter: it's been 15 months since the de blasio family moved from this park slope rowhouse. >> this is not a prop. this is real laundry. >> reporter: to the people's house on the upper east side. since then it's been closed to the public. after undergoing renovations next month, it will be open for tours, but only once a week. >> reporter: the goal was in mind with this mayor's priorities in general. that is, to paint a more diverse picture of city life, especially in the late 18th century when gracie mansion was built. at the time, one in five new yorkers were slaves. soonquou'll find abolitionist frederick douglas in the peach room. you won't find this portrait of first lady susan wagner.
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emancipation act of 1879, calling for children to be freed in mid-adulthood. headed for this bare blue wall in the library, a collection called the cries of new york, portraying the age-old struggle to get by in this city, a popular de blasio theme, and after all, even wealthy archibald gracie even lost it during hard financial times. >> i think it's a wonderful idea they reopen it. >> upper east sider larry says art. >> there is a lot more to this untry than a bunch of old, dead white guys. >> reporter: mayor de blasio said moving to a manhattan mansion was a difficult decision, even though the family went from one bathroom to eight. >> 13 years in this house. this is our home. >> reporter: when you take a mayor out brooklyn, at least
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thake mayor's parlor, where we're told the decor is being paid for with private dollars. >> nice tour. i felt like i was rigo- there. >> i didn't really see inside of it like that before. >> me, neither. it's tonight. thght. we're not just talking about our te later on -- just kidding -- the mets are taking on the cubs in the push for the penne t. >> john chandler has that and more in your sports. >> reporter: the mets and the cubs, game 1. it's been called the dream match-up, but a year ago the mets would have told fans, you're dreaming. the mets touched down on friday morning, just hours removed from eliminating the dodgers in that epic game 5. citifield was prepped for its first nlcs, and this is the rst for the mets since 2006. no workout yesterday for the mets. team terry collins wanted the team to get some rest, and
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judging by these images after game 5, the could use it. af rsoousing the dodgers' virttors clubhouse with beer and champagne, they got serious. jonathan meese turned the floor into his own personal slip and slide. but now they turn the page to the nlcs. harvey, cindergard. after all the field drama and tommy john surgery, d vey wants the ball again tonight. >> i think going thr gh that whole process of tommy john, not being able to play, not being able to be with the guys. being here now, getting the ball tomorrow has kind of myoe that process all phat much easier. >> big smile on his face, and he said, okay, i'll be ready. i think it's the right choice, i think he's ready for it. i know physically his arm is fine, and hopefully, again, a
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little more consistent routine. i think he'll pitch well. >> still have to see about yi yindergard. if you believe what you saw on "back to the future," the cubs wonhet all in tr15. cubs took all seven meetings with the mets in the regular season. what does that mean to manager joe madden? not much. >> i take zer stock in that whatsoever, honestly. those were some really close game too, that we played against them. we won some close games. things just happened to work in their favor. their offense wasn't near what it is now, so i'm not looking at that as being pertinent. >> game 1 tonight. we'll see how it shakes out. college football. rutgers is taking on indiana. have a great rest of your saturday, everybody.
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for "today in new york," i'm john chandler. still ahead oe this saturday morning, it's all about the apples, the apples. produce pete is joining us. >> good morning, how are you? what goes with halloween, what goes with trick-or-treat, and the cold weather? apples, of course. coming up next, i went to the farrakhan farm to pick you some good apples. here is my trick-or-treater. you like the blondies, right? they're really good. i'm tracy morgan and i'm
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yay, queue the ban jod it's time to ask produ e pete. this week he went apple picking. >> good morning, how are you? a couple days ago i go up to naldson's farm in hackensack, new jersey to pick some apples.anso let'svtake a look. >> field trip. >> so i told you i wanted to bring you to the orchard to see th , but you know what, years ag uwhen you came to an apple orchard, you had these huge trees, and when you went to a you-pick-it, they had to use ladders and everything. this is their new trees. look how these trees are full of apples. this is the new empire right
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you can stand on the ground at a you-pick-it now and get these tremendous apples. when i see this, i fall in love with this. 's unbelievable. this is what the new orchards are, a lot of fruit and very, very small. plus, here at donaldson's farm, they know how to grow thing. that's the wonderful thing. this is anothe, apple i like. this is the wycef apple. absolutely terrific. and see the abundance of fruit that's on here? it's absolutely grnat. we're going to talk a little more about apples, but i wanted you to seeythis is the new thing, the new farm. it's unbeli able. >>th wow, pete. >> i'm tele ng you, it's unbelievable. it's almost like a vineyard with grapes now. soen the trees are very, very small -- i talked to grig donaldson and he said to me, you know, it tikes about two years before they start developing apples and then the third year they can start picking them, but the volume is tremendous that they get.
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they hang to the ground. they have these wires that hold e trees up and everything, and it's almost like a vineyard. abersolutely terrific. and when you go apple picking, you don't have to get on a ladder and fall off. my new discovery was an empire apple. this was between a macintosh and a vintage. this is what we call a keeper. macintosh tend to get soft toward the end, but this is what we call a keeper. a blondie is almost like a golden delicious, but it eats like a gallow when you bite into itenbut very, very sweet. they're only out for a couple months, but they're really, really good. this is what we call a cameo. i brought four of my favorite apples, but there's 50 or a hundred different varieties. this is what we call the cameo.e now, the cameo apple, the parenthood from the cameo apple we just don't know. what it was, was they found
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these apples gro on a farm bewaeen the red delicious and the golden delicious, so that's what they think the cameo is.a probably one of the most popular right now. this yo is a cross between a mccowen and a hon ovey gold, and this is getting to be the most popular apple. when you look at these apples, this is going to be $3.99 a pound, this is going to be $1.99 a pound. tng as the apples get more and more of these, supply and demand equals price, so as you get more and more of these -- when you get these apples home, the first thing i want you to do is stick them in the refrigerator. >> what? >> refrigerate apples buzz ecause they hold the s gar in, they hold the freshness in. i had such a great time up there, and you see how these apples grow. i'm so used to these big, big trees, but this is the new thing. if you go out and around and gu apple picking, it's out there.
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>> from 12:00 to 3:00, i'm goin to be in ches anter'wes harvest celebration with a meee and greet. i do it every year. come on out and say hello. yoe u're going to have a good time. they close the whole town and it's really good. >> speaking of good, i want to thank my friendor debbie dagestino r this centerpiece. look how adorable this is. no, raphy, we can't eat these yet. thank you, diane. t s very craftyi thank you, diane. >> very, very crafty. get out there and go to your apple orchards. pick some apples. it's going to be a cool day, you'll have a good time. >> you can send your questions to you can also find him on facebook and twitter. diane is there, too. gus, over to you. >> thank you, guys. there is a lot more ahead on
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shooting that has left a young girl fighting forki her life. >> i'm sheldon dutes live in long island. a search is on for that suspect who hit the 12-year-old girl, critically injuring her. we'll be back with the details. most weekends only last a couple of days. some last a lifetime. ha n. we go together. only when you book direct
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