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breaking overnight, new raids in brussels as the manhunt for suspects intensifies. so far no arrests as we learn just how close police came to capturing two of the bombers before the attacks. out of bounds? donald trump escalates his feud with ted cruz overnight retweeting an insult directed at cruz's wife. the senator responds. the heated rivalry reaching a new low. whiteout, a powerful spring blizzard this morning after burying parts of colorado. highways closed. drivers stranded. denver's airport shut down for the first time in a decade. and two to
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♪ president obama broke into argentina's most famous dance at a famous dinner and the reviews from his partner are in. today, thursday march 24, 2016. >> this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> matt travels back from brussels. new raids tied to terror attacks there and new information on the suspects who were involved. police say three of the attackers can be seen in the photo right there pushing carts, carrying bombs they say that were disguised as suitcases as they walk through the brussels airport check in hall. >> we learn this man is
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laachraoui believed to be an accomplice of salah abdeslam. authorities say laachraoui had a hand in making the explosives. >> a desperate man hunt is underway. officials believe he abandoned a suitcase at the airport and fled before the attack. >> the man in the middle is 30-year-old ibrahim el bakraoui. he was deported from turkey when he was caught trying to cross into syria. his younger brother khalid was responsible for detonating the suicide bomb on the subway train. they say both brothers were involved in the paris attacks. let's start this morning with bill neily in brussels. >> reporter: from a
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is normally filled with traffic today adding with people bringing flowers. there is a desperate search by police for the terror cell behind these bombings. one man who police believe was connected may have organized it appeared in court. it is not just a man hunt. it is a race against time. police searching for suspects fear the terror cell who struck once here could strike again. this raid gave them boxes of evidence but not the man they want. this is an airport bomber still struggling to identify. these are new pictures of the carnage he and two others caused. 61 of the injured are still in intensive care. over 100 more still in the hospital including a dozen americans. several more americans are still unaccounted
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of the bombings had a court hearing this morning amid massive security. salah abdeslam arrested last week faces extradition to france for the paris bombings. he won't fight it. his lawyer says he hasn't been told about the brussels attacks. deep underground at the site of the deadliest bombing at the metro station the search continues. they are looking for any tiny clue here, a battery, a detonator, any fragment of the bomb that might lead them to who made it. people here are desperate to feel safe. the troops guarding their morning commute, say many, are not enough. tourists, too, feel under threat here. >> i came from jerusalem to experience a few days of peace. i hope all of this madness stops. >> very soon. >> three days of
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amid the remembrance there is defiance to. >> all i can do is show i'm not afraid. >> reporter: defiance and patriotism. you are wearing belgium colors. many of the dead have not been identified. the first to be named is a peruvian on her way to new york with her 4-year-old twin daughters. they survived by running across the airport departure hole. the nation is praying for victims but success against their own battle. police know two of the bombers were the el bakraoui brothers and both are dead. there is real confusion about the others. this is a police operation that is struggling and this is a
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worried. >> makes sense. thank you so much. this is the third terror attack in europe in a little more than a year that involves brothers. >> ibrahim el bakraoui blew himself up at the airport. khalid was at the subway station. >> brothers as terrorists hit close to home here in the u.s. we remember 2013 the tsarnaev brothers who carried out the boston bombing. often they share the same ideology and it is tough for law enforcement to figure out who influenced whom. we are learning more about the victims. several including americans some still missing. today erica hill is in se
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>> reporter: the state department confirms about a dozen americans were injured. as you mentioned still remain unaccounted for. the state department telling us even some u.s. government employees and family members are unaccounted for. this morning their loved ones are holding out hope for the best and doing their best not to fear the worst. just an hour before the first blast emily had spoken to her belgian boyfriend. he was headed to the airport to viz td her in georgia. >> he told me he would get in step wi touch with me every step of the way. surrounded by family emily has this plea. >> i have hope that bart, you are coming home. and i love you so much and we all love you and you are okay. >> reporr:
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alexandra who live in new york. and kentucky couple justin and stephanie shults who had just waved good bye to her mother at security. >> stephanie is such an intelligent and positive person she would want everyone to keep positive thoughts. >> reporter: among the injured at hospitals three american mormon missionaries including richard norby and wells. his parents flying out to be by his side. a belgian pro basketball player who played college ball in the staths. he suffered deep shrapnel cuts to leg and hips. his family only knowing his fate after seeing this photo. his father in california finally reaching him at the
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>> he said you wouldn't believe what i saw around me. >> reporter: and that photo of sebastian, the woman who took it said she had no idea who he was but felt she needed to document what was happening. she is hoping to one day connect with him. >> those american families clinging to hope. >> these attacks have become a new focal point in the presidential race. this morning republican hopeful senator ted cruz is doubling down while twitter war with donald trump escalates. peter alexander has the latest. >> majority of republican voters name terrorism as top concern. how to address it remains top issue. president obama is joining the growing chorus condemning ted cruz's proposal to patrol muslim
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overnight an ugly round of the back and forth over their wives. ted cruz standing firm. >> increase law enforcement, increase police presence. >> reporter: the back lash is growing after controversial call for surveillance of muslim neighborhoods in the u.s. >> it's wrong. it's counter productive. it's dangerous. >> reporter: president obama fresh off a trip to cuba slamming cruz's strategy. >> i just left a country that engages in that kind of neighborhood surveillance which, by the way, the father of senator cruz escaped for america. >> reporter: cruz quickly firing back. >> we have seen president obama's weakness and appeasement give rise to radical islamic terrorism, isis. >> reporter: cruz and clinton knocking trump for suggesting u.s. pull back from nato.
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that. it's called nuts. >> reporter: clinton warning that would give russia unchecked power in the region. >> if mr. trump gets his way it will be like christmas in the kremlin. >> reporter: a spat over spouses. >> a lot of things that donald trump and his campaign say. >> reporter: heidi cruz dismissing trump after trump wrongly accuse trump for being behind the ad. >> heidi is way out of his league. >> reporter: and accusing cruz of lifting lines from a fictional president. >> you better stick with me because wade is way out of your league. >> reporter: trump retweeting a picture with both wives with the message the images are worth 1,000 words. >> ted cruz shot back donald real men d
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your wife is lovely and heidi is the love of my life. somehow the side show continues, certainly not the conversation republicans want to be having two days after a terror attack. >> senator lindsey graham joins us now. he just threw his support behind senator ted cruz. let's start with the terror attacks in brussels. a lot of people just sit here and think what can you do? is there anyway to contain this? >> the goal is to destroy isil. you need a ground component to supplement the air campaign. torturing people is not the answer. we need a ground component. i would join a regional army. part of the army would go into syria and take back the land that isil holds. >> even if
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you still have a situation in brussels and in other western european capitals and maybe here where you have people willing and inspired by isis. >> if you did that isil would lose commanding control and have no safe haven to plan the attacks and no place to go to in syria. they would be seen as losers, not winners. it would take a while. if you don't destroy them on the ground this continues. another 9/11 is being planned in syria. the only way you can interrupt the next attack in our homeland is to go on the ground and hit these guys. >> a lot of people say what happened in brussels can happen here in the united states. what do you do about a potential terror cell already here? >> you want to have good intelligence. this is a religious war. the worst possible thing for a political leader in the united states to do is say we are going to ban all muslims and say that
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we should say we see the difference between radical islam and have a better relationship. >> ted cruz said we ought to police muslim communities and enhance surveillance. what do you say to that? >> if it means we need to have a better policing relationship that makes sense. if we are going to surveill muslims because they are muslims it doesn't make sense. donald trump made the biggest mistake anybody can make, declaring war on the faith. the only way to win the war against radical islam is people who reject radical islam, we need their help. >> since we are on the subject, let me play a mashup of your greatest hits. >> my party has gone
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if you kill ted cruz on the floor of the senate and the trial is in the senate nobody can convince you. >> you have a way with words. >> probably not going to go into comedy. >> you're supporting ted cruz. how did this happen? >> says a lot about donald trump. donald trump would be a disaster for the party. ted cruz is a reliable republican conservative whom i have many differences with. i think ted and i have more of a world view than mr. trump. mr. trump would destroy my party because of who he is and the way he behaves. >> you said you would rather lose this presidential election than make donald trump. if it is hillary and trump you would vote for hillary clinton? >> i will not vote for hillary clinton under any circumstance. th
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republican conservative. his campaign is based on religious bigotry, bringing out the worst in us. i think it would destroy my party. we can afford to lose an election but not the heart and soul of who we are. >> what do you think of the latest twitter dust up over candidates' wives? >> it's a good year to be single. when you think it can't get worse, knock it off. the world has fallen apart. you have great wives and great families. give me a vision, alternative to winning this war different than barack obama. give me a plan that would lead to destruction of isil. tell me how we will get out of debt. talk about things that people care about. these are serious times and you are not behaving like you want to be president of the united states. you are behaving like you are on a reality tv show. another major story. treaer
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millions of commuters. a spring blizzard roaring into the midwest. in green bay, wisconsin where the snow is falling this morning. >> good morning to you. a blizzard warning in effect for parts of wisconsin here this morning as snow moved into the upper midwest. colorado there are still drivers stranded on the interstate. national guard being called in to help rescue them as thousands and millions of drivers are facing a treacherous morning commute. a state of emergency declared in wisconsin this morning as a powerful spring storm dumps up to a foot of snow. parts of minnesota getting clobbered as the storm that started out west makes its way east. >> i wish i had a snow blower. >> reporter: the fast moving snow brought hail to missouri and shut down denver international airport for the first time in almost a decade. >>
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the moment. >> reporter: near zero visibility creating unsafe conditions for pilots and drivers. crews worked through the night to rescue hundreds of stranded motorists. >> you couldn't see one foot in front of your face. >> reporter: for those missing winter this winter a chance to make up for lost time. the blizzard warning here in green bay, wisconsin goes until 1 p.m. some schools have called it a snow day. spring break for a lot of schools was supposed to start tomorrow. it doesn't look very much like spring yet. >> a couple extra days of spring break. now to that dance making headlines. president obama doing the tango. seems the unexpected moment during a state dinner posted by argentine president. a professional dancer who had just performed walks to the commander in chief and extends the invitation to join
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the dance floor. ♪ well, first he did decline because he didn't know the steps but he got into it. the president and first lady got in on the action and the dance partner told the newspaper he is a very good dancer. let's see if he sticks the landing there. >> very appropriate because that is the dance savannah is doing at the reception after the wedding. more on the blizzard and the rest of the forecast. >> we saw the worst conditions yesterday back through conditio yesterday this denver. now that's what we're seeing it in green bay. the blizzard warning in effect until 1:00 this afternoon local time. we also have some heavier pockets of michigan, an icy mix in central new england. still chance of gusts up near 35
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so not a lot of the additional school in green bay, but we still have these wintry conditions and gusty winds. so this area of low pressure will continue to move eastward also pointing out some of the stronger storms we could see on the warmer side of this this storm down through the midwest and south. your local forecast coming up in just 30 seconds. temperatures right the now in the 40s and 50s. 56 degrees here in the district. a little cooler in manassas coming in at 43. but overall a spectacular day. temperature
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late may versus late march with highs in the mid to upper 70s. a high today in the district of 77. a bit of a breeze this afternoon. some rain showers tomorrow mainly during the morning and midday hours. otherwise breezy and always cooler. a high of 71. dry for the weekend. and that's your latest forecast. breeding ground for terror. we take you inside the neighborhood where attacks like the one in brussels are being hatched. we will celebrate the great life of our friend, joe garagiola.
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good morning. 7:26 your time on thursday, march 24. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm erika gonzalez. more than two dozen escaped a massive blaze. fire crews were called to the three alarm blaze around 4:00 this morning. this happened around the 7,000 block of chadds ford road in brandywine. incredibly, nobody was injured. but the cause of the fire is still under investigation. a heads up if you use marc trains. brush fire along the marc tracks may cause problems for your commute this morning. service on the camden line will be limited. the two remaining trains are the 8:05 departure and 8:00 om
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metro instead. brush fires held trains for hours between laurel and dorsey on wednesday. let's go a check of your traffic with melissa. >> new problem 66 inbound at 50. they just zoomed this in. big backups inbound at 50. 295 northbound at the naval research lab, have a crash reported there slow things down a bit. and top of the beltway, you can see we're slow top of the beltway and then 270 a little slow southbound at the spur.
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40s and 50s right now, 56 degrees in the district. highs today in the mid to upper 70s. by 3:00, we'll be around 71. 6:00, we'll hit our high temperature of about 76, 77 degrees with a breeze this afternoon and very dry conditions in pla
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just about everyone. so what that means if we see a brush fire start, it could be hard to contain. anothe
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it's a special day around here. we are going to throw a big fat "today" wedding. the reception in the famed rainbow room. there is the mother of the bride. we have hoda getting everybody rowelled up. we will check in with our bride and groom in just a bit. >> i saw hoda dancing with a drink in her hand at 7:30 in the morning. >> weather tops our head lines. state of emergency declared in wisconsin as a powerful spring blizzard moves into the midwest. the storm buried parts of colorado on
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whiteout conditions and an hour's long shutdown of denver's airport. the rivalry between donald trump and ted cruz escalated. trump retweeting this photo comparing his wife to the texas senator's. senator cruz responded saying real men don't attack women. >> and police in brussels carried out new raids as they search for potential suspects in tuesday's deadly terror attacks. at least one of them seen at the airport with two of the suicide bombers. >> one concern raised why have some neighborhoods in europe become hot beds for terrorists. >> reporter: these terrorist hot beds operate like mafia. isis recruits helping them hide and carry out attacks. we have been to one area close
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days after the brussels attacks officials this morning say islamic state trained at least 400 fighters to target europe according to the the associated press. last week salah abdeslam suspected of involvement in the paris attack was arrested in the brussels neighborhood where he grew up. we know a network were living in suburbs. his friend lived a few blocks away. this mother says her son was recruited here. >> six months between kissing you. >> reporter: she told nbc that the recruiter still lives nearby. >> why do you think the police haven't done anything about it? >> they interviewed him but they
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say there is not enough proof. >> reporter: the brothers had criminal records according to officials. many isis recruits have criminal back grounds. salah abdeslam, a place where family comes first bound tight by poverty. they say once somebody is recruited to isis it is too late. >> if it gets to this point it is very difficult to say to him come and sit and we will grab a coffee and talk. >> people don't like us here do they? there is a lot of animosity? >> you have to understand that six months fm now -- ep
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need help. >> we have a lot of young people who are afraid not of terror but afraid of their future. >> reporter: they are opening a theater recruiting them for a better future. >> a place of hope. >> we see it again and again isis recruiting people with a criminal background into a kind of gangster jihad. remember there are people in the community who have phoned the police who do want to see an end to this terrorism. >> thank we actually saw some video of hail falling in to a pool here. look at that golf ball-sized hail. looks cool when it splashes in the water, but not so much when it's hits your
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damage. we will see an area of low pressure and the trailing cold front move eastward and now we're seeing the heaviest of the rain through central illinois, southeastern missouri and stretching in to eastern arkansas, too. this extends still down into the houston area. lots of cloud to ground lightning. nothing severe right now, but we use see more severe storms redevelop later on this afternoon. same threats as yesterday. larger hail, damaging wind gusts, torrential downpours and lightning. we could see an isolated tornado later on this afternoon as the cold front moves eastward, we will see the storms fire up this afternoon and tonight. that is the best chance of stronger storms. and then tomorrow scattered showers up and down the east coast. heaviest of the rain expected through north central florida. now here is a peek out your window. dry and balmy today ahead of the cold front, a high temperature here of 77 with plenty of fine. spectacular this evening. a little breezy for the afternoon and evening. tomorrow some rain showers during the morning and mid day
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and then afternoon and evening looking mainly dry but breezy and cooler. a high temperature tomorrow of 71. the weekend not looking bad. seasonable on saturday with a high around 60. for easter sunday, a high temperature of 68. more rain in the forecast for monday. and that's your latest forecast. >> thank you so much. as we mentioned we are hosting a wedding this morning. hoda has been checking in on everything. how is it looking? >> i'm right across the street at the beautiful rainbow room. we are on the 65th floor at rockefeller plaza. i have to tell you something. this room is spectacular. everyone in it is very familiar with one thing so far. what is it called? honeymoon sunset. they are ready for a celebration. this is an incredible stage. on this stage michael jackson performed
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frank sinatra, barbara strisand. we are just waiting patiently for the bride and groom to get here so we can get this party started. are we ready, guys? so ready. >> looks like she had a couple of those already. >> there she goes. >> love it. we'll be over in a minute. how can you tell if a woman really likes you on a date? the dress color men should hope the ladies are wearing. >> red. >> we'll see if you are right. a warning if you are thinking about getting rid of your old computer or phone. how anyone can still access your personal information even if you have erased it. first these messages. ♪
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right now 7:42 with ongoing series hacking of america and a question for anyone who has sold or recycled a computer did you erase personal data first? >> turns out moving it to the trash or recycle bin isn't enough. tom costello with a warning. >> in a computer your data is stored either on a memory card or platter. you have two options to physically destroy these or use a software program to wipe them clean. if you don't you could be giving away the keys to your kingdom. what do you keep on your phone
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photos, e-mails, contacts, bank and tax forms. it turns out if you sell or recycle that computer or phone just deleting your data doesn't do it. >> the truth usually is that it is not wiped. >> it's not. >> reporter: the recovery experts had me delete personal photos, mock financial information and passwords. i have two lap tops here, a windows based computer and a mack. i want to get rid of personal information so nobody else can find it. i'm going to do that by deleting information on the windows based computer and on the mack i stored the data on external hard drive. now i'm going to wipe it. we sent it to the lab in minneapolis. kroll bought 100 used pcs and phones online. nearly half still contained personal information even though many previous owners thought they erased it. it is not as
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delete. >> it is like when you have a book and take the table of contents out you may not know chapter 7 is but it is there. >> reporter: if someone has basic software he or she can steal your data. >> from the computers you sent us it was easy. very simple. >> reporter: there on the screen, photos, e-mails and financial records. we created this bank statement. it is not real. i thought i deleted it. >> it was there for the taking. we have your bank statement, your bank account numbers, how much money you have. >> reporter: credit card numbers and expiration dates. >> and the pin and security code. yrpt i expect you to recover the data because you are pros. what if i sell to second hand store. >> they can recover the data with free software. >> reporter: my personal data is compromised. >> it absolutely is. >> reporter: what can you do to
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one option is to buy software that truly deletes all of your data and provides you with a certificate of proof. the other option is to get physical. as nbc news.com taking a hammer or drill to the memory chips inside your computer. don't go easy. >> data is stored on both sides. you want to make sure you drill all the way through it or crush it all the way. >> reporter: the whole thing must be destroyed. >> yes. >> you may have seen recycling bins for phones, old cell phones given away to people in need. just like you check the pocket before giving away a coat to charity make sure you have deleted everything. more tips on nbc news.com. >> sledgehammer. that solution is so low tech. get a hammer. >> table saw. coming up,
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we're back. remembering a cherished member of the "today" family. >> joe garagiola started off as a baseball player died on wednesday. he was a man who always knew how to start off the mornings with a smile. >> i brought one of these in as a special -- look at this one. >> i trade for them. >> joe garagiola was known for folksy comedy. joe was born in 1926 in the hill, the same close knit neighborhood as yogi berra who died last year. garagiola won the world series in his rookie year playing for st. louis cardinals. he played eight more seasons before becoming an announcer with his dn
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humor. >> i could have beaten them if playing in an airport or telephone booth. >> reporter: garagiola called baseball games for nearly six decades. he spent his mornings here at "today" serving as anchor. >> you have been on the show many, many times. what number press conference is this for you? >> and returning in the '90s. >> i used to sleep until 6:00 in the morning. >> joe earned a special award for his work and hosted several game shows, even filling in on the tonight show for johnny carson. after 57 years he retired in 2013 and a year later was just the third recipient of the buck o'neil award, the lifetime achievement honor for work off the field. he raised grant money for under privileged and a strong advocate against chewing tobacco. reec
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work. >> people say you have a great ministry. i don't have a ministry. god gives us all a job to do and we should recognize that and let's do it. >> athlete, author, anchor, announcer and family man. joe garagiola was 90 years old. >> life well lived. >> getting a lot of messages even from matt lauer. god i'll miss joe garagiola, part of the soul of our show. hall of fame person. all of our well wishes to joe's e*trade is all about seizing opportunity. so i'm going to take this opportunity to go off script. so if i wanna go to jersey and check out shotsy tuccerelli's portfolio, what's it to you? or i'm a scottish mason whose assets are made of stone like me heart. papa! you're no son of mine! or perhaps it's time to seize the day. don't just see opportunity, seize it! (applause)
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i'm melissa mollett. on marc, reminder, camden only running some trains. 845 has already left, but 851 and 846 leaving here in the next couple of minutes. only have three trains running because of the brush fires from yesterday. they're hoping to have normal service here this afternoon. 295 north at the naval research lab, still have a crash there blocking some things. and beltway looking normal, inbound 14th street bridge, crash blocking one lane. we'll be back with a look at weather.
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temperatures now in the 40s and 50s. 53 in the district. 48 in gaithersburg. we're in for a really nice day with plenty of sunshine. and highs in the mid to upper 70s. about 20 degrees above normal. a high today in washington of 77. and a bet of a breeze for the afternoon and evening hours. the allergy report, trees continue to run on the high seed.main culprit, oa
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." it's the season to sniffle after a mild winter will allergies be starting extra early. how can you tell if sneezing is from a cold or allergies. can you identify this man? he is retired, he is hilarious and could probably use a shave. it's time to say "i do." >> kaitlin. >> big day is finally here. we'll make history with our big fat today wedding. all happens live today march 24,
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[ cheers and applause ] >> spring break from memphis, tennessee. >> good morning, ohio. >> hi grandma and grandpa. >> good morning florida. >> good morning everybody. welcome back to "today." it's a beautiful morning. let's have a wedding. >> the crowd is so excited. >> it's going to be a party. >> i
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mother of the groom i'm kind of a wedding crasher. as you can see we spruced up our plaza and other parts for our big wedding this morning and we promise we have things up our sleeve that will make it like nothing you have seen. >> before we get the bridal party in position they are checking in. >> i don't see nerves here. >> excited for real. >> this is the bridal party and we are excited. >> every time a shot of you came up people were crying. >> it may be a big festive day but very emotional. >> i feel like we built a relationship with the viewers. >> we are connected. >>
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>> carson, what about the groom? >> i'm great. >> are you ready for this in. >> i am. >> you are a lucky man. >> what is it like to have your friends and family here today? >> amazing. it is going to be a great day. >> can you beat this royal flush? >> yeah. >> king high. >> it's your lucky day. >> back out to you. we are all ready. >> carson fits right in. >> chatted with mother of the groom. she is proud. >> a fun morning. before we get to that let's get a check on this morning's top stories. a massive man hunt underway in belgium as authorities try to track down those responsible for
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bill neily is there with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. quick update on the casualties. 61 people are still in intensive care. more than 100 others still in the hospital including around a dozen americans. the police hunt for those who injured them and killed 31 others is intensifying. a desperate man hunt for this man captured on airport footage pushing a bomb in a suitcase into the departures hold before he fled the scene. a u.s. official says the man standing to the left is najim laachraoui, the bomb maker who blew himself up in the attack along with ibrahim el bakraoui. nbc news is learning from u.s.
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brussels and paris attacks were linked and according to a senior u.s. counter terrorism official the two el bakraoui brothers participated in both events. in paris they facilitated the attacks providing safe house to terrorists. here in belgium they became the suicide bombers. their co-conspirator in the paris attacks salah abdeslam wasn't told of the attack. he wants to leave for france as quickly as possible. the police are hunting for a number of suspects. there is real confusion about who they are, where they are, where they came from and who might be helping them. the police are struggling in this investigation and people here are pretty worried. >> thank you very much. now to the powerful spring storm that has
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overstaying its welcome in the midwest and wisconsin. a state of emergency declared. parts of minnesota clobbered overnight. in colorado the blizzard shut down denver international airport for the first time in almost a decade. the storm brought heavy rain and hail to parts of the south. the australian government says analysis of two pieces of airplanes found they are certainly part of mh 370. a south african teenager found one piece. the second piece was discovered by an american lawyer who had been conducting his own search. another possible piece found this week in south africa. the flight attendant accused of trying to
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pounds of cocaine through is behind bars. marsha gay reynolds turned herself in on wednesday at jfk airport. investigators say she ran from airport security ditching her gucci high heels after she was selected for a random screening. she faces a federal drug charge and is due in court later today. let's go back. >> thank you so much. spring is here and we all know what that means, allergies. according to a new report based on several factors jackson, mississippi is the most challenging city to live in. no matter where you are the new season can be rough. tell us why this year might be particularly challenging. >> it looks like this year will be the perfect storm, if you will. we had a big
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which means wet weather. that means a lot of roots were primed and as soon as the weather gets warmer they will start to pollinate. we had a very mild winter. temperatures weren't that cold. that can raise carbon dioxide levels which will direct and trigger more pollen. >> do i have a cold or allergies? >> one of the most common symptoms is a stuffy congested nose. the biggest difference is that a cold is caused by a virus. that means you might have systemic symptoms. achiness. a cold is seven to ten days. allergy symptoms are itchy, watery eyes, lethargy will last probably throughout the whole season. >> if you can't shake it it might be allergies. can allergies come on? i never had allergies my whole life. >> t
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develop them when they are younger but age and allergies do not discriminate. you can develop them at any point in your life. one thing is if you have a very dry sunny windy day that is going to dislodge all the pollen. the next panel is something we can see is the pollens that you don't see. you know how cars are sometimes covered with yellow covering. that is from pine. that is not what you are inhaling. it does signal that other trees are starting to bloom. the last one is something called the food allergy. people can have the pollen food syndrome which is that there are proteins in certain foods like nuts and fruit that can cross react with actual pollen. so you may be allergic to hay weed and you eat a piece of fruit and you have tingling and itching in your throat. >> we know the over-the-counter
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used more than a couple of days at a time. the important thing this year is that we are promoting preventive therapy. you can be getting allergy shots earlier. there was approved in 2014 under the tongue tablets to desensitize you to certain pollen. contact your allergist. you can get really effective therapy. >> thank you so much. coming up next, say hello to the 50 shades of gray sport. our big fat "today" wed
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let's do trending time. >> getting closer to our wedding. what is the most ridiculous argument you have had with a significant other. people confessing their silliest fights. the proper ratio of rice to water. how much yogurt to buy at the grocery store and the wrong lyrics to the sound of music. >> do you have
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>> i was putting bottle of water in our christmas tree and she was furious. >> mine was a fiance who ate my ice cream. >> gave up sweets for lent and he has been eating m&ms. i'm like i bought those for easter. >> it's all food for us. >> i just texted christina, back filli filling garbage, take out the garbage and don't put a new liner. >> let's stay on the scene
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romance. how can if a woman really likes you? it may be the color of her dress. the go-to color is red. researchers say that if a woman wears red she likes you because it draws attention faster and makes people think of romance. and when women were meeting someone they found unattractive they did not wear red. >> what if they don't like you? >> they don't show up. >> i don't think i ever wore red on a date. >> think about what color dress you are going to wear. >> absolutely. >> is it strapless? turtle neck -- >> we don't put much thought into any of that. what is clean? what is available? >> closest hanger. now to a stunning new look for a comedy
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books what do you do with them? a lot of people are donating the books. one book store asking you to stop. that's enough to make a fortress in their store. one worker saying it has become a retirement home for the books. we appreciate the donations but we prefer vinyl albums from the '60s and '70s. no one wants the evidence. >> salvation army. called a shame donation. thank you. let's get to weather. >> we are going to see a chance of some showers up and down the east coast. it comes with warmer weather. we are looking warmer weather. we are looking at a nice warm-up on the east coast. yesterday in the 70s, today in the 70s especially down through the mid-atlantic. you go into philadelphia, washington, d.c. but look at the difference, boston only going to hit 42. and then you go fartheno
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so big difference up and down the east coast. and a chance of some fire danger weather because of low humidity and warmer temperatures along with gusty winds. now a look out your window. temperatures still holding in the 40s and 50s. from 53 in the district to 44 in warrington, a nice morning out there with plenty of sunshine. high today around 77. perfect day to head down to check out the cherry blossoms. it remains breezy tomorrow with rain during the morning and midday hours. only the chance of an afternoon shower, otherwise sunshine. saturday we'll keep dry and cooler, a we have a wedding coming up. we are counting down the minister until our wedding. >> 14 years ago a movie about a rowdy greek family stole
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grossing romantic comedy. we are talking about the qu sequel to my big fat greek wedding. this one was written by nia we got a sat down to sit down with she and her family. so what do you do when you hang out with a bunch of greeks? you eat and drink. >> reporter: crazy grandparents. meddling parents and a gaggle of cousins who never go away. you don't have to be greek to relate to that family drama. i catch up with the cast for a big fat greek meal at rockefeller plaza's
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how many bottles were consumed during the taping of this special event? >> only 11 a day. >> give me a greek phrase. it means i want to eat now. so if you go into a restaurant and they say we are closed. >> reporter: my big fat greek wedding 2 picks up roughly ten years later as she juggles marriage, rebelling teenager and those nutty parents. the women here -- what was it like being on set with these ladies? >> pure hell. >> you just smile and nod. >> everybody was just all fun and games. didn't feel
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>> let's go back to chemistry. >> magical together. >> one, two pull. >> smart, his terically funny and sharp. >> look how gorgeous she still looks. i can say that because getting up there. >> it's a family affair. she based the characters on her relatives. her husband has a role and her parents have cameos. >> your family saw the first one and now are they saying like what have you done? is that how you see us? >> not one bit. they are hams. my whole family is funny.
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they are saying here is another idea. >> you have a real familial feeling. >> we never shut up. >> give me a song you would sing. >> do you remember it? listen to this. >> i'm connected. i almost pulled a tullea. ♪ >> it may just be uzo talking. it is hard to see where the cast ends and family begins. >> i got to tell you, this is such a fun film. i think we should celebrate by doing one more. >> the movie
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fat today wedding to enjoy. what do we say on three? . >> we have andy grammar. >> we are doing something i don't think the show has done before. never like this. she is going from robe to reception in like four minutes live. >> i'm getting nervous. >> thank you very much. we will get to those i dos. we have the party, the reception and some surprises for you straight ahead. first, it is thursday morning. local news and weather.
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beautiful day outside. mice to check out the cherry blossoms if that's on your agenda. 8:26. i'm aaron gilchrist. and we want to check in with amelia segal on the forecast. >> peak bloom is under way. a little earlier than normal. normal typically the last week in march, first week in april. we want cool calm weather to help the blooms stay on the trees. they last about 4 to 10 days. currently temperatures are in the 40s and 50s with the high today of 70. perfect for dining out tonight. and then we start to cool off as we work our way into the
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8:30 now on a thursday morning. we are gearing up for an epic television event. our big fat today wedding. you can feel the energy on the plaza. >> we have a big crowd on the plaza and a big group of family and friends upstairs in the rainbow room. we are throwing a big party up there. >> let's get the
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>> i'm sure the guys like it because you get a little stuffy in the suit. but we will see a warm up later on today. as we head into the weekend, we will see showers up and down the east coast. temperatures in the lower 70s, so that's pretty good. an middle of the country, temperatures in the 40s and 50s. saturday, we will see mainly dry country, we have a couple of spotty showers up through wisconsin. temperatures up and down the east coast will be in the 60s and 70s. p south in the 70s and 80s. and then sunday, that's when the rain fills back into the gulf coast states. heavier pockets down through florida and through the western great lakes and midwest. now here is a peek out your window. 53 and very dry right now. because of that, a red flag warning in place for most of us. that will run until 8:00 tonight. so we could see brush fires develop and they could spread very easily or be hard to contain. we're seeing that issue last night around laurel impacting the
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today a high of 77 rumble of you can always find "today" on our sirius xm channel. before our bride and groom walk down the aisle let's look at kaitlin and john's exciting journey. >> in honor of the release of my big fat greek wedding 2 -- >> the wedding is on. >> we decided to throw a wedding of our own, a big fat today wedding. every last detail was planned by you, our viewers. >> which couple wants to get married on the plaza? >> from picking one lucky couple to tie the knot. >> and the winners are kaitlin and john. >> to choosing romantic
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so the bride and groom didn't to have america plan it and show up is a dream. >> we asked you to cast your votes and you answered the call with help from actress nia vardallos. >> none of them are as big as the dress i wore in my big fat greek wedding. >> for her a sophisticated wedding gown embellished with gem stones. on him a navy slim cut tuxedo. for the bridal party a grecian style gown. >> i love that idea. >> we have a winner. >> and the wedding day hair a soft modern up do for an elegant and timeless look. >> we have to pick the flowers. >> a romantic white and blush bouquet. >> the smell, the shape, the beauty, the color. it is so soft and
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rose cut diamonds paired with a black band. >> america is so over matchy matchy. >> want a ring that represents their personality. we rolled out the welcome sign adding a personalized touch to the day. for the cake it was love at first bite. >> this one is chocolate. >> a creation featuring a breath taking cherry blossom design. the honeymoon sunset, a sweet and bubbling signature cocktail. >> as we deliver a toast. >> as a thank you to family and friends customized party favors. >> you like these? >> i do. they are beautiful. >> it's three cheers for the soon to be newly weds john and
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celebration kicks o after begin >> here we go. good luck, kaitlin. >> how are you feeling? >> we are going to do something we have never done before. are you ready? let's go. ♪ ♪ i've been waiting for this moment all my life ♪ ♪ all my dreams are coming true ♪ ♪ i've been waiting
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♪ it's good to be alive right about now ♪ ♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i think i finally found my l hallelujah ♪ ♪ i've been waiting for this moment ♪ ♪ it's good
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about now ♪ ♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ ♪ ♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ ♪ >> you guys ready? >> we are gathered here for the wedding of john west and kaitlin roseman. will you take this woman to be your wedded wife? will you live with her in the state of true matrimony? >> i do. >> will you take this man to be your wedded husband?
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state ofmatrimony? >> i do. >> do we have the rings? beautiful. here we go. john, repeat after me. with this ring i thee wed. let it be a symbol of our love. >> kaitlin, will you repeat after me? >> with this ring i thee wed. that it ever be to us a symbol of our love. >> john and kaitlin in the union of matrimony and pledged their faith to each other in the
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pronounce youband and wife. you may kiss the bride. [ cheers and applause ] >> good to be alive right about now ♪ >> we are back and the party is just getting started. they are married. now time to celebrate. we are back in a moment. first this is "today" on nbc.
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its way up the here. they are slowly making their way up to come here because look who is waiting. are we ready for them to get here? i mean, by the way, can i say watching it from up here with the entire family was epic. watching that wedding happen from robe to reception in three minutes and 30 seconds was crazy. i think somebody might be coming. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ good to be alive right about
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♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ ♪ ♪ good to be alive right about now ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> describe what it felt like in three minutes and 30 seconds going from not married. >> it's incredible. it's nuts. i can't believe it. >> this was the first time in my dress and my shoes. i'm so glad it went as successfully as it did. >> we
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>> cloud nine floated up to the rainbow room. >> how do you guys feel? >> so excited. >> you are married. >> here we go. [ cheers and applause ] >> we all have a secret. >> you start. >> you guys want to know where you are going on your honeymoon? >> here we go. >> carson over here. you are going to
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your wedding than to be serenaded by andy grammar. >> the first dance. take it away, sir. ♪ ♪ little boys and little girls ♪ there comes a time in life ♪ when you finally choose ♪ i choose you ♪ ♪
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♪hoos you to be by my side ♪ ♪ i choose you to hold me at night ♪ ♪ it's the biggest decision i'm about to get right ♪ ♪ i choose you ♪ i choose you ♪ everybody has one, a choice they get to make ♪ ♪ ♪ and then we all pick the branches that then become the roots ♪ ♪ i choose you ♪ i choose you to be by my side ♪
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get right ♪ i choose you ♪ i was worried i would not know what to do if i was in these shoes ♪ ♪ ♪ i choose you ♪ ♪ i choose you ♪ i choose you to be by my side ♪
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♪ i choose you about to get right ♪ ♪ i choose you ♪ i choose you ♪ i choose you ♪ i choose you [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much. congratulations to our bride and groom. the celebration is just getting started. we are back with more including cake cutting. first this is "today" on nbc.
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welcome back to the rainbow room we will show you again. we just made a little wedding history. kaitlin and john married on the move. >> so much fun this morning and now we are in the middle of our n.ce we have our bride and groom reng theeautiful moment that we just saw. we are about to dive into this gorgeous cake. keeping with tradition we will keep the top tier intact. take it away with the cutting of the cake. >> here we go. >> what kind is it? >>
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>> alate a piece. do you like that tradition where the bride and groom feed each other? >> sure. >> okay. >> all right. [ applause ] >> we have andy grammar here. >> so good to be here. you guys are so sweet. this is really f
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song? >> that i wrote while i was getting married. i thought it was sweet. >> we are so glad you did it. your album killing it right now. we are loving what you are doing. >> thank you for having me. >> party is really just getting started. you guys are going to greece. are you excited? you will have a great time. get some dancing. should we do a toast? >> we don't have glasses but we raise them to you. we wish you all the best in your future and hope you'll come back and visit us on your anniversary every year. >> i like it. congratulations. we will keep partying. we have plenty
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so we're trying to get more beltway, innerop ju past the spur, 395 headed in to the district from either direction. we'll get a check of your weather coming up ne. xt
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58 now in washington. a beautiful thursday morning under way, but tree pollen continues to run high. main culprits oak and pine. today we will warm to 77 with a ni breeze. pce.
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down with hulk hogan. we are throwing a big fat today reception for our wedding couple with a live performance from andy grammar. and david arquette joins us. >> from nbc news this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall. >> welcome to "today" on this thursday wedding morning. >>
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good talive. st >> it was. >> incredible. andy grammar is brilliant. the bride, the groom. >> the fact that she is still in a robe and managed to get into her dress and now they are happily married. >> that was the fast version of it. >> the walk through the "today" show plaza. family members coming in. there is the groom which was incredible. they walk. normally there is traffic. >> kept sneakers on. >> brilliant. >> joey officiating the
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that was the perfect watching it. then when it w according to plan. now we have mr. and mrs. kaitlin and john west. they are in the middle of their reception. it gets dark up there. >> and when you have andy grammar singi willie is fortunate enough to be up there. they just cut it live on air. chocolate cake and they kept the cake topper for the bride and groom which is a tradition. >> we were just listening to you say mr. and mrs. john west. how does it feel? >> such a cool transition. >> you were just watching you wag
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upstairs. what was it laz it was the first time we have one it. behind you. >> it is fun to have a parade behind you. >> we are sending you guys to greece. how does that sound? >> at home that is one of the things we feel like we have date night every night. this is like perfect. >> we have identified the party table in the room. it's right there. [ cheers and applause ] >> are those your folks? >> those are my sorority. >> were you nervous this morning? >> a little. >> i try to keep it in but
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a little nervous. it was so muchest nd. >> we have a lot more to go. we will throw bouquet and party more. it is time to throw down. you guys ready? we will let you go and have some fun. we will be back in a few minutes. >> congratulations. >> even though that happened in three minutes i had a long hour and 20 minute mass and it goes by in three minutes. that moment goes fast no matter how long or short it is. it is such a quick moment and then you look back. >> that is why you need a great photographer or the great crew at the "today" show. you got married three years ago? >> about three years ago. two weeks after i started here. i didn't know i was starting here. it was back up in boston and now it is a long distance
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going back and fo daily mail ha articlet columnist said no woma a man who cries attractive. she writes today's generation of men cry too easily and it is not sexy and it is a sign of being weak. she says her generation was brought up to never see men cry. and then a study, modern men are three times more likely to cry they say in public than their father. the average man cried in front of other people 14 times in his adult life. 40% of men admit to crying i
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y. that. >> my dad was in m until college. my dad cooked all meals. my dad would bring fresh lunch. my dad would drive my brother's lunch to his campus. i don't mind a guy who cries. i need to see that you have a range of emotion. >> i do want cake. ie
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if they tryake >> thanks for having me. >> i love starting out with the question of is this true? is it true that you flew 23 hours and went straight to the set to do this film? >> i was finishing a film in detroit. i went right to the set. >> is that proof of how important this project was to you? >> absolutely. amazing director. he called me up and just sort of help get financing for the film and awareness to it. he called me out there. it is
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perience. that ial acting for me is trying to find the common ground, in a way. and i'm an actor and i take huge pleasure in the connection with an audience. he was a performer, as well. it is a film about performance and the contradiction. he had such joy and such generosity of spirit. as a star he loved the audience and they loved him. he was also quite troubled. i had never sang like this in my life before. >> obviously hank's life complety was so brilliant. if you are not a singer what
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safe driver, paperless, paid-in-full, we are back in the rainbow room with kaitlin and john. keeping this party going all morning long. here they are now performing andy's hit song "honey i'm good" off his album "magazines are novels." dance floor is yours. ♪ i can have another but i ♪ i have somebody at home ♪ it's been a long night here and a long night there ♪
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this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. it's thirsty thursday. also known as i hoda day. >> oh, yes. >> who is that singing? >> beyonce, baby. "love on top." never dawned on me until kath kept saying repeat it. >> love is in the air today. we are in the process of throwing a big fat "today" wedding with the release of big thought it would be fun to throw our own wedding today in one of the most bif

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