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a lot of nice views out there. that's what's happening "today in the bay." we're back in half an hour. >> let's check out a quick shot of san francisco. storm clouds abreuing. we'll see you in 25. good morning. breaking news. good morning breaking news. gunmen open fire in an ambush style attack in a backyard party in pittsburgh. a manhunt under way and we're live at the scene. right to the point. hillary clinton faces a tough questions about her e-mail controversy during last night's heated presidential debate. >> if you would have been indicted, would you go public? >> oh, my goodness. i'm not answering that question. on the republican side donald trump says he is going for the knockout in winner-take-all primary in florida and ohio. katd strcatastrophic histor
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flooding leads to at least three deaths, thousands of power outages and more evacuations across the south. 6 nearly 30 million people facing a new threat today. and a group of women brawl in the aisles during a cross country flight. police greet them as they arrive in los angeles to the delight of fellow passengers. today thursday, march 10th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. we have balloons out there. we're saying good-bye to wrangler today. guy. things you don't do on a plane. how about that fight? apparently no arrests. >> and wait until you hear what started the fight. it is ridiculous. more on that in a moment.
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our top story this morning that deadly shooting in a neighborhood outside of pittsburgh and the desperate search for at least two gunmen. we have a reporter leave. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt and savannah. police have left the scene but tell me they will be back out to the shooting scene behind me here in wilkinsburg very soon. allegheny county police say they are looking for two gunmen they believe carried out the attack about 11:00 last night. the gunmen opened fire in an ambush-style attack during a barbecue. bullets riddling a backyard filled with partygoers. >> we've got multiple people shot here. >> i have six people down. >> total of five people deceased, three other people with gunshot wounds, two in critical and one in stable.
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>> reporter: police say the bodies of four of the victims, three women and one man, were found on the back porch of a house. investigators say shots may have been fired from an ally near the rear of the home and two different weapons could have been discharged from two different suspects. residents say they were walking in the area when they heard gunshots and saw people running way from the house. >> probably shocking everyone else up here. i'm shaking because it's pretty bad. >> reporter: right now police do not have a motive for the shooting. as for the three surviving victims two men are in critical condition and one woman in stable condition at the hospital. matt and savannah, back to you. >> thank you so much. let us turn to the presidenti race. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed on the debate stage last night ahead of next tuesday's crucial winner-takes-all primaries in florida and ohio. the republican candidates have their own debate tonight.
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we've got both races covered beginning with the democrats and nbc's kristen welker. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. secretary clinton and senator sanders will spend the day barnstorming. ohio and illinois looking a lot more competitive. the biggest prize is right here, florida. with the democrats locked in an increasingly fierce fight secretary clinton faced one of the sharpest exchanges yet. it's about the fbi investigation into her private e-mail server. >> if you get indicted, would you drop out? >> oh, my goodness. that's another even going to happen. i'm not going to answer that question. >> reporter: clinton took aim at senator sanders for opposing the auto bailout which saved millions of midwest jobs. >> if everyone had voted as he voted, we would not have rescued -- >> it was the wall street bailout. >> reporter: clinton used the
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strategy heading into the michigan primary but still lost in a stunning upset to sanders. help win ohio and illinois. >> the candidates sparred over immigration. >> you are telling us if you become president you won't deport children? >> i will not. >> i don't think the secretary fully answered the question. i think the proof may be in the pudding. >> reporter: while both candidates took sharp aim at donald trump they deflected a question about whether he is a racist. >> i think it is unamerican. i think what he has promoted is not at all in keeping with american values. >> i think that the american people are never going to elect a president who insults mexicans, who insults muslims. >> reporter: and clinton with a rare moment of candor when asked why so many voters say they don't trust her.
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>> i'm not a natural politician. i have a view that i just have to do the best i can. >> reporter: senator sanders still has a very steep climb in order to win the nomination he would have to win more than 60% of the delegates moving forward but he has a lot of momentum and a lot of money in his war chest. >> that momentum could be key going into next tuesday in ohio and florida. >> reporter: the stakes couldn't be higher next tuesday. if secretary clinton has a strong showing and wins florida and illinois it solidifies her as a frontrunner and puts the race out of reach mathematically. that is something she and her team are eager to do. if senator sanders were to win in ohio or missouri this would make him a real contender and he is making a real play for these
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states outpacing secretary clinton in ad spending and it would add to momentum. that is when you see the race stretching through the spring and possibly the convention. >> let's talk about the republicans meeting for the 12th debate of the campaign and there are signs we might not see tough personal jabs that dominated last week in detroit. peter alexander is covering the race for us. >> reporter: beautiful backdrop here at the university of miami. marco rubio is candidly acknowledging that his personal mudslinging may have backfired. he is going to have to change strategies quickly if he wants to win next tuesday.
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>> you're going to love your president. >> reporter: donald trump looking to notch another win in north carolina. >> he has the great wall of trump. that's done with love. >> reporter: raising eyebrows when asked whether islam is at war with the west. >> i think islam hates us. there is something there that is a tremendous hatred. >> reporter: stepping in the ring with rivals the billionaire boasting he will bring home the championship belt with wins in florida and ohio next week. >> the ultimate way of doing it. if you knock him out nothing can happen. >> reporter: will marco rubio pull his punches? facing do or die in his home state the florida senator expressing regret about trading insults with trump. >> you know what they say about men with small hands. >> reporter: speaking with chuck todd. >> not something i'm entirely proud of. my kids were embarrassed by it. >> reporter: compare that to comments last week. >> are you sorry you went there?
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>> no. best man to defeat trump. >> at this point our campaign has beaten donald trump not once, not twice, not three times, but eight separate times. >> reporter: touting new support from a familiar face, carly fiorina. >> there are other people in our party who actually are kind of horrified by donald trump. i'm one of them. >> reporter: still looking for his first win john kasich's positive push may finally pay off. >> i refuse to get down in the mud to be elected president of the united states. okay? i refuse to. >> reporter: with new poll numbers that show kasich now leading trump in his home state. >> he is' going to lose ohio, i'm going to win ohio, just
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catch. >> reporter: five days out predicting victory. >> one outstanding question is will the former florida governor, jeb bush, endorse any of the other candidates? he met privately with marco rubio yesterday, he will meet with ted cruz and john kasich today. sources familiar with his thinking tell nbc news that he hasn't made any decisions yet about whether or not he will endorse, but what happens tonight at the debate certainly could affect that choice. matt and savanna. >> who could forget last week's debate it got so personal and nasty. do you know anything about how the candidates have adjusted their strategies or should we expect more of the same? >> reporter: it's going to be what we're watching for tonight. marco rubio tell graphic the need to focus more on policy and demonstrate donald trump is an empty vessel for america's frustration suggesting that he is a better choice in this race, ted cruz and john kasich will be doing the same. this is the last opportunity for all these candidates trying to stop donald trump ahead of super
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tuesday, 367 delegates there, rubio has said that he will win his own state, he needs to do that on tuesday, john kasich has said he will win his home state, he needs to do that on us too. they may cater their messages no those audiences. donald trump has won 44% of the delegates. if he wins florida but loses ohio he will need to win 59% of the remaining delegates to clinch the nomination. even for trump the stakes are high tonight. mat and savannah. >> coming down to florida, florida, florida and ohio, ohio, ohio. let's take a look at those deadly storms that are wreaking havoc across the south, record rain, historic flooding with tens of millions still facing tough weather today. nbc's janet shamlian is in hard hit louisiana east of shreveport. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. it is not over here in louisiana. some of the homes in this neighborhood have five feet of standing water still inside them this morning and now they are expecting round two. forecasts say as much as five additional inches of rain, it's
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raining here right now, plus this afternoon the threat of tornadoes. for this storm weary region people are wondering how much more can they take. this morning's severe weather is putting millions at risk. tens of thousands still without power. record breaking rainfall and deadly flooding ravaging much of the south. waters devastating parts of the east texas and louisiana. overnight flash floods in west monroe forcing road closure as rain water inundated this shopping center. and near shreveport some residents still can't get back to their flooded homes. many of those residences submerged up to the roof. >> i think it's already crested. >> reporter: the water level so high this bridge now barely clears the flooding. >> there is nowhere for the water to go, all the ditches are full and as itness to rain it continues to back up. >> reporter: cars stranded and abandoned in the road. others almost fully submerged in driveways. >> it was rising so fast it felt
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like a current from a river. i had no idea how to deal with a flooded house. >> reporter: authorities coming to the rescue of the elderly and so did the national guard. residents forced to evacuate themselves and their pets. others now gathering what's left from ruined homes. >> everything you see is gone. i have a brand new roof on a house that's absolutely worthless. me and my three kids lost everything today. >> reporter: james returning to get hope for his three young daughters. >> they need dry clothes. >> reporter: there are temporary shelters for some of those displaysed. >> we want to keep everybody safe through this and if everybody can work together we will get through it. >> reporter: now those residents are anxious to see when they will be able to return and what will be left when they do. >> and i can tell you there's not a lot left. that man in the piece we talked to him he was carrying out in his arms all that was dry in his daughters' rooms, it was like a handful of clothing. the story from her just heart breaking. back to you guys. >> it is, janet shamlian, thank
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you very much. >> what's going to happen with all this? >> unfortunately we don't have any relief for at least the next 72 hours. this is just going to stream in here. we have an upper level low stuck over next co blocking high pressure. you can see this rain train coming on in, pushing in more rain from eastern texas into louisiana, now moving into mississippi. they've dropped some of the warnings back through central texas, but still 15 million people under a flooding risk, 3 million people under flash flooding. that's because it's only going to take another half an inch to an inch of rain to cause more flooding and look at these storms move over the same cities already with saturated ground, the heaviest rain starts to shift east by tomorrow moving into alabama, the panhandle of florida, but look at the rainfall totals. right now we are expecting upwards of about 7 to 10 inches of rain throughout much of louisiana, that moves on into parts of mississippi and alabama and we will continue to see that rain, guys, for at least 72
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hours then it finally does dry out, but right now not good news. >> i haven't seen a map like that of yours in a long time. >> this is more like a hurricane, the moisture from a tropical system, these are the rainfall rates we would see. there are new developments this morning on that failed drug test by tennis superstar maria sharapova that she claims is an honest mistake but now a suggestion that she was warned multiple times that the drug was going to be banned. >> bill neely has this part of the story. >> reporter: good morning. in two days the world's highest earning sports woman will begin a temporary ban from tennis. maria shave movie have a says i wish i didn't have to go through this because she's under growing pressure from sponsors and officials who say she should have known better. the big question is this the end of had err career? she's on her knees under fire
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from the tennis world dropped by some major sponsors, one of whom filmed her saying this in an ad. >> are you where you are today because you followed the rules? sharapova admitted rules and admitted this week testing positive for meldonium a heart drug she took for ten years that was banned this year. some fellow players like certificate roen in a williams and djokovic have rushed to her defense, others say it's a bad day for tennis. >> the rules are like this and it's fair and now she must pay for it. >> reporter: her former coach blames her team. >> that's where her team bet her down. her physical trainer, her doctor, her agent, her coach, somebody should have looked at that list. >> anti-doping officials don't buy that saying she was warned about the drug five times in a month. she was reckless, saying one. >> i'm sorry. if you're running a $30 million
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a year sole proprietorship you damn well make certain that you don't do anything that makes you ineligible. >> reporter: of her $30 million earnings, $23 million comes from endorsements. nike has suspended her $70 million deal, the racquet maker head is extending her contract, praising her honesty. in an open letter to her fans sharapova says i'm determined to play tennis again and i hope i will have the chance to do so. i wish i didn't have to go through this, but i do and i will. the stakes are huge, it's not just the money, she faces a possible ban of four years. >> i don't want to end my career this way. >> reporter: but a lengthy ban would do just that for the richest woman in tennis. but there are questions, too, for that world anti-doping body, why on earth did it allow a heart drug that was a known stimulant not allowed in the
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u.s. to be legal for decades? sharapova took it along with hundreds of world class athletes, dozens of them have now tested positive. guys, how many more drugs like this are out there, legal not made for athletes, but giving some a winning edge? matt, savannah. >> questions to go around this morning. thank you. we have an update now on the flint, michigan, water crisis. the city says it will stop sending water bills to residents temporarily until credits can be applied to those customers. last week michigan's governor approved a $30 million plan to help residents with their water bills. flint's water was taint wd with lead after the city switched from detroit's water department to the flint river in april 2014. the city switched back to the detroit system last october. that knife reportedly found at o.j. simpson's former estate most likely is not connected to the 1994 killings of his ex-wife and her friend. law enforcement officials
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telling the associated were he is that the knife is common among gardeners and is too small to make the wounds that killed nicolle brown simp ton and ronald goldman but that official says confirmation will take three weeks. >> mr. roker back to you. we have more coming up on this warm weather that's going to affect the eastern seaboard but first we will get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. right now dry conditions, mostly cloudy, and healdsburg,
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54 degrees, and the rain now approaches the marin county, and as we enter the afternoon, that rain will hang up around areas north of san francisco. mild temperatures today. low 60s around san francisco and the north bay. tomorrow we'll see mohr widespread rain, a little further south for friday and another storm arriving as we wrap up the weekend. and that's your latest weather. coming up, no place for a brawl, the fight on a crowded plane caught on camera. wait until you hear how this started. >> as people pay their final respects to nancy reagan her daughter speaks out in an exclusive interview. what she is revealing about the good and bad times in their relationship. first this is "today" on nbc.
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a good thursday morning. i'm sam brock. police are hoping a new clue helps them track down a killer. police have released enhanced video they say of a man behind a deadly shooting. some may even recognize his distinctive walk. the video was january 9th, the same night someone killed carlos rome romero. investigators say two men got into an argument during a bus ride. they each boarded the same train, and then gunfire erupted. back here right now, we're watching your weather. when we say back to the rain it's actually back-to-back systems you're monitoring. >> as we go into the weekend, no
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rain to worry about in san jose, but healdsburg is a different story. you see moderate to heavy rain has stalled out. that's the story. rain all day long in the north bay, moving slowly south later on in the evening. more rain, including the south bay and rain to wrap up the weekend with a flash flood watch in effect now through 6:00 sunday. we're looking at palo alto, where we do have slowing sub. we lose that lane, because that's likely what's causing that, but things are much easier northbound, and we're talking about anything south of there, silicon valley no surprise, and moving very well, the slower drive across the san mateo and dumbarton. throwing through oakland through both 880 and 580, and week check that north bay, san rafael traffic is flowing a well, but
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>> if you were indicted would you drop out? >> clinton admitted using a private e-mail account while secretary of state was a mistake. marco rubio is expressing regret over personal attacks he launched against donald trump. >> it's not something i'm entirely proud of. my kids were embarrassed by it. if i had to do it again i wouldn't. >> the republican candidates set to debate in miami tonight. let's take a look at this scene on a flight from baltimore to los angeles. these are passengers having a fist fight in the aisle. >> this is a crazy story. can you imagine being a passenger watching this play out? a group of women arguing throughout a five-hour flight. when the plane finally landed things got physical.
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it was an all out brawl caught on camera. several women exchanging blows on a spirit airlines flight as a plane full of passengers looked on. >> the last thing you want to see happen on a plane. >> reporter: the fight broke out. >> the ladies were serious. to be honest i felt like alcohol was definitely involved in the fight. >> reporter: emerson sylva and friends captured the video on cellphone. >> a lot of people were, stop! nobody actually did anything. i saw the ladies swinging on each other, punching each other. the stewardess got punched. we stepped in and broke the fight. i sat the ladies down. >> reporter: the fight broke out between a group of younger and older women after an argument over loud music. police responded taking away
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several women but authorities say no one was arrested or charged. so what caused the brawl? this morning we received an explanation saying prior to landing two customers who appeared to be intoxicated were playing loud music on a boom box speaker. several other customers asked them to turn down the music. the first two ladies refused. they were holding it up in the air. this prompted the second group of customers to approach the first group and a fight broke out. i feel like i just did play by play in a boxing match. a boom box on a plane. >> were no charges filed because it happened once the plane was on the ground? >> that's the stunning part, no one was arrested or charged. if there is a physical altercation -- we got to the bottom that it was apparently a
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boom box. >> that is crazy. we'll move on now to a shooting in florida making headlines across the country. a mother is recovering this morning after being accidently shot by her 4-year-old son. here is kerry sanders. >> reporter: the shooting story is exploding on social media but there is not a lot of sympathy for the gunshot victim. >> she had been shot by a handgun. >> reporter: a 31-year-old mother accidently shot in her truck. >> do we have a suspect? >> it's going to be a 3 year old. >> reporter: it turns out a 4 year old. investigators say the child who pulled the trigger and shot the woman in the back is the victim's son. >> the questions that remain how was it stored in the vehicle and how did this young boy come to be in possession of it. >> reporter: jamie gilt for gun sense is a facebook page.
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just hours before it happened jamie gilt posted even my 4 year old gets jacked up to target shoot with a .22. no 4 year old should be anywhere near any kind of firearms another calling gilt an abomination. you are now the best adverb for gun control. authorities say jamie gilt could face two possible charges, culpable negligence and failure to store a firearm safely. tragic consequences. >> i'm sure this child grows up will not be happy with his behavior and will regret this and will have to live with this. it is a shame this mother put this child in that position.
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>> a lot of unusual stories today. >> that is a sad one. let's get a check of the weather with al. >> we have rain coming here. as you can see this is the rain going on in haughton, louisiana. that rain will make its way into the northeast. we do see heavier showers making their win into the northeast later today. we are also going to see very warm conditions. this blocking high keeping the moisture from moving in is going to help set up records today. as we move into the southeast and the midwest richmond, bristol and knoxville seeing record highs. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's a pretty mild start to the morning, san jose 60 degrees, you may wonder what all this
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with patti davis. >> good morning. patti told me she was moved by all the people who came out to honor her mother, nancy reagan. she said the support brings her great comfort. davis' relationship with both of her parents and in particularly with her mom was at times complicated. she says in recent years thankfully they were able to find great peace between them. >> i think she would be very honored and very happy that people paused in their lives to pay their respects to her and to honor her. it's really comforting to see all of these people who i'm sure not all republicans standing out on freeway overpasses. >> you came in walking by yourself.
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where is your brother? >> he didn't come down today. i don't know why. it's sort of not my question to answer. he will be here friday and doing the eulogy. >> did you feel alone there walking with her? >> a little bit. a little bit. you know what? i feel very complete in my relationship with her. i feel very clear and clean in where our relationship came to particularly the last few years of her life. >> how did you get there? >> at some point and it really was the beginning of my father's illness i made a choice. i chose to aim for peace of mind and peace in and of itself with my mother. and all of our sort of strained history together, there is no
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peace of mind in that at all. and i really made a decision to look at her and look at us through a different lens, through a more living, forgiving lens that doesn't mean that it was a smooth journey. it was not. there was still a lot of peaks and valleys in there and a lot of really deep valleys. >> anything left unsaid or did you get everything out? did she get everything out? >> i think so but not in a way that i think you are asking. i think my mother was not someone who would have been comfortable with an analytical conversation about let's talk about -- let's work through this. it's different generation. and i think that needs to be respected. i think the better route is to just behave differently. >> it's hard to learn how to behave in a public family on a
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public stage. >> i get now why i behaved the way i did and why i acted out in the way i did and wrote things i wish i could remove from the face of the earth but i can't. i did have an incredibly public family. the feeling is one of being sort of invisible and excluded and marginalized in all of that. it was my attempt to go see and hear me. i did it completely the wrong way. >> there has been so much written about their relationship and this incredible love story and that everybody else really was outside the two of them. did you feel like that as children? >> it was as if a band of gypsies came and took me and ron away they would miss us but they would be fine. they would go on. it didn't mean they didn't love
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us. it meant their lives wouldn't be destroyed if we weren't there. they were complete unto each other. and that can be a complicated thing for children. where i came to in my life and with her is to be really happy for her that she had this great love in her life. >> much is being said that your mother couldn't wait to be reunited with your father. >> she told me once that she was not afraid to die. she said i don't want it to hurt. i'm not afraid to die. i'll see ronnie again. they were my parents. so, yes, america has lost a former first lady. i lost my mother. and i am happy for her that she is with my father now. >> patti davis says all arrangements you will see at
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tomorrow's funeral service were planned by her mother. as for her own eulogy she said it will include funny stories and loving memory. >> i wish you could have seen us watching that interview especially when she talked bet that feeling that if the gypsies had come to take her and ron that her mom and dad would have missed them but been okay. that is a very revealing comment. >> she has done a lot of work, very insightful, very honest and brave i think about how she has come full circle. she is really at peace. i don't think it has been easy. but she is in a place of clarity and comfort and she feels she was a good daughter at the end and she was there bringing her mother home to the library yesterday. i asked her do you like it here at the library, what does it mean to you? she said this is their life. for me i have pictures at home
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good morning. we see 612 degrees, mild temperatures in san jose, increasing clouds, san francisco 59 and increasing rain drops. throughout the morning so far, sonoma county getting a lot of rain already this morning, starting to move into northern marin. that rain line will steadily progress to the south. probably not so much around the south bay, around the hilltops beginning to see some rain. as you approach the evening community we'll see a chance of rain. those rain chances will certainly increase tomorrow, and another strong storm for sunday into next monday. as the rainy pattern continues into early next week. >> here's 101 at 680, but something that's unexpected 101 from capitol expressway, because
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85 northbound, two lanes were blocked for about 20 minutes. we had some recovery. look at that jam here. more folks likely taking 101, as we heard about this crash. now you know it's open. take that route and it should be back to normal. let's move westbound across the dumbarton. as we drive towards the bay bridge as well. and the rain that ron talked about now creeping down into san rafael. we'll watch for that on our live camera. right now, rain already moving into the north bay. online we're tracking it all hours, as it slides south for the day, stay up to the minute with our nbc bay area weather map. flood concerns are running high. chuck coppola is in francis, and posting updates at our twitter feed. and thousands of leak documents shedding light about reisis recruits from around the
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coming up, kardashian controversy. the debate over the reality star's latest naked selfie spree. is she a good role model or a bad influence? then the things we do for love. we are throwing a big fat today wedding. we will meet the finalists live in studio 1 a. and fond farewell. wrangler bounded into our hearts growing up before our eyes. we'll send off our puppy with a
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purpose. thursday, march 10, 2016. ♪ it's been a hard day's night ♪ and i've been working like a dog ♪ >> hi, from portland! >> let's go dogs! ♪ >> welcome back to "today." it is thursday, march 10, 2016. >> this is march 10th, i believe. >> this time of year i love because big east tournament down in madison square garden. that means we have a lot of college basketball fans.
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we have xavier over here. >> so awesome. >> look at that m. >> we are getting ready to send wrangler off in style. >> victory lap. >> i want to draw your attention to the fact that we put out fire hydrants for him everywhere. >> carson said it is very confusing for him. >> so many places to go. >> how to make her favorite pie for dinner. >> remember we had spaghetti pie on the show. katie tells me penne pie will blow the spaghetti pie out of the water. >> challenge is on. let's get a check of the morning's top stories. >> we have breaking news overnight. five people are dead after a
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shooting during the night at a backyard party outside pittsburgh. this morning the search is on for two gun men who police say opened fire from an alley behind the home. the ambush style attack killing four paem awomen and one man. investigators say it appears party goers were trying to run inside to escape the barrage of gun fire. no word on what led to that shooting. today in the race for president candidates are focusing on next week's super tuesday states. last night democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed on a sometimes fiery debate that touched on economy and donald trump. >> i think it is unamerican. i think what he has promoted is not at all in keeping with american values. >> i think that the american people are never going to elect a president who insults
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mexicans, who insults muslims. >> asked if she would drop out of the race if indicted over the use of private e-mail server clinton said that is not going to happen. i'm not answering that question. donald trump, ted cruz, marco rubio and john kasich meet in their latest debate tonight in florida, one of the winner take all super tuesday states. trump said if he can win in florida and ohio then it is over. there is disappointing news from cleveland clinic where the first uterus transplant has failed. word of the transplant had given hope to recipients and other women. >> we did it. >> reporter: doctors had high hopes for the ground breaking surgery. >> when i was 16 and told i would never have children. >> reporter: monday doctors announced the transplant performed on a woman identified
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as lindsay. >> i prayed that god would allow me the opportunity to experience pregnancy. >> reporter: the hospital announced the devastating news. we are saddened to share that our patient recently experienced a sudden complication that led to the removal of her transplanted uterus. the hospital says there is always a risk with any organ transplant. doctors say the complication is under review. the trial procedure has been planned to include ten women who all suffer. >> i am thankful to this amazing team of doctors. >> reporter: the mother of three adopted sons remains thankful writing i just wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude towards all of my doctors. they acted very quickly to ensure my health and safety. unfortunately, i did lose the uterus to complications. however, i am doing okay and appreciate your prayers and good thoughts. while it is the first attempt in
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the u.s. doctors in sweden have performed nine uterus transplants since 2014 resulting in five births. there is some hope and success to point to. very sad. >> thank you. let's turn to conversations sparked by racy selfies posted by kim kardashian. >> good morning. nice to see all of you. those posts seem to be creating two distinct camps when it comes to kardashian's image and influence. the woman who famously broke the internet with this famous magazine cover can never shy away from the spot light. with or without clothes. even publishish a bookf selfies called selfish. the reaction to this week's photos. kim kardashian seeking for attention at its finest writes one. she is just confident in her
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body and herself. let her be says another. celebs weighing in. i think everyone, men and women, should have the right to choose what they do with their bodies and not be criticized. from pink shout out to all of the women across the world using brain, strength, work ethic and talent. you will never have to make silly excuses for yourself. if kim wants us to see a part of her we've never seen she will have to swallow the camera. kardashian quickly firing back. >> i don't think the women who have been critical of kim kardashian are helping women. there is really no one real way that somebody should be allowed to express their sexuality. >> reporter: kardashian addressed that broader conversation. i never understand why people get so bothered by what other people choose to do. i am empowered by my body. i am empowered by my sexuality.
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i hope through this platform i can encourage the same empowerment for girls and women. you be you and let me be me. >> i'm a little concerned that she does a disservice to young women who might be looking at her as an example. this is her job. for us as parents i think we really need to make sure our children understand that that is what she does. she gets paid to break the internet. >> reporter: the reaction ranges from support of selfies to criticism to a woman who never fails to attract attention. >> i don't think it is surprising that kim's naked selfies have sparked a lot of conversation. i think it is interesting that someone would try to assign role model status to kim kardashian. i don't think people would do that about a man who posted naked selfies. >> there was a little back and forth between kim kardashian and bette midler. but she is using it as an
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opportunity for fundraising. she tweeted this photo out last night saying put your selfie to work for a good cause. >> at least she is getting a laugh about it. >> a lot to say about this in terms of whether you think it is right or wrong. >> there are some people who say leana doneham is applauded. i don't have a right or wrong. >> there are standboards tween men and women and women like kim kardashian and others. discuss. >> coming up next, ready for his modeling close up. the big plans in place for the man matt calls hot convict as he is released from prison. help from parents how to get your kids organized when it
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it's a very cool commercial and all that goes into training. he used to eat like 4,000 calories for breakfast. he doesn't do that anymore. all the grueling preparation pays off. when michael saw the ad, he got emotional saying the world finally gets to see the real michael phelps. by the way, we spent time with michael phelps in phoenix a short time ago, and you're going to get to see that interview coming up on nbc. >> looking forward to that. earlier we showed you the debate between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. there was another debate raging online, and it was important, too. what color was senator sanders' suit. some said it was a brown suit. others see a black suit. >> is this like that dress thing? >> yes, the 2016 version of the dress controversy. so the internet was there with
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the photo shop "the dress" of last year. the senator's response team offered a definitive answer. but wait a minute. what do we see? >> i see brown. >> i see brown. >> clearly brown. the rapid response team from the sanders campaign says it was neither brown nor black. it was blue. >> what! >> that's crazy. >> it was blue. >> but the background is blue. our kyron is blue. >> it depends on the monitor. over there it looks blue. >> i read a funny tweet from trayvon freezer, the writer for t "the daily show," as long as it's not birthday. listen to this story out of west virginia. the state passed a bill allowing people to drink raw milk which may contain harmful bacteria because it's non-pasturized. supporters say it's more
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nutricius. lawmakers celebrated the passing of the bill by drinking raw milk. some of the people who drank the milk are saying they are sick. one told our affiliate wsaz he is not pointing fingers. >> not feeling that great. i think it's probably some sort of bad stomach virus. >> bad stomach virus is not what you want to hear. >> he says it's a virus going around. state health officials are planning to look into the matter. >> what heck of a coincidence. >> several people who drank the raw milk. >> got raw milk? >> wow. now a surprise proposal made possible by the matchmaker we know howard stern. sad good-bye to the most interesting man in the world. >> maria men nunos was on howard stern's radio show. that's when she got a big surprise from her boyfriend of 19 years. >> it reminds me how much i do
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love you and although i said that this isn't a proposal, i want to ask you something, maria, would you make me the happiest man on earth and would you marry me. >> are you [ bleep ] kidding me right now? >> look at the ring. >> yes, yes! of course! oh, my god. i can't believe this is happening. >> by the way, is this ring big enough? >> there you go. they've been together 19 years. i hope they're not rushing into anything. >> thank you, maria. we've had that conversation a lot. when you're happy, you're happy. whatever happens to you happens to you. kevin is a great guy and he wanted to propose on howard's show because that's the first thing they listened to together. this morning we're saying good-bye to the most interesting man in the world, the guy that stars in the mexican beer ads dos equis. now he's retiring, sending him
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on a one-way trip to mars, even though his commercials are credited with tripling their business. >> i love that guy. >> expected to be replaced by a younger and equally interesting man. a few things we learned about the most interesting man. sharks have a week dedicated to him. presidents take his birthday off. his only regret is not knowing what regret feels like. >> stay thirsty, my friends. >> that's right, stay thirsty. >> oh, look at you. >> passing it around, great. >> to a younger, more interesting man maybe. >> i know it's not us. >> great ad campaign. >> it is. why end it? >> i don't know why. >> they said it's not going to end, just bringing in a younger guy. >> can a younger guy be as interesting as this guy, his life experience. >> that's what made it so great. >> wait. you've got to keep doing "pop start." out can't just drink.
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the man who stole hearts. he's been known as the hot convict. his name is jeremy meeks, served time in prison for gun possession. he's a free man now. on wednesday he instagramed a photo of himself. he's got a manager now and said i want to thank my family for all your love, support and prayers, overwhelmed and grateful for what lies ahead. what lies ahead is a successful modeling career. >> maybe a younger more interesting man. >> remember when we first showed that picture, they went crazy. >> reality shows are interested. >> most flattering mugshot ever. >> cheers, guys. >> cheers to you and to the most interesting man in the world. al? >> all right. we've been talking about all this heavy rain that's been going on. they've been having a lot of heavy rain out in california as well. look. it just continues in the same area. it will not go away. a good time now to think about this. don't go into standing water. six inches of flowing water can
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knock a person off the feet. two feet can float a vehicle. turn around, don't drown. when you have water flowing at four miles per hour, it is enough to damage or destroy a home. please, make sure you take ample precautions, sandbag, do whatever you need to to protect your home. rainfall rates of two to three inches per hour throughout the gulf coast. six to 12 inches of rain since monday. some areas right now we're watching rain moving into the north bay. you can see 55 degrees and already picking up almost an inch and a half of rain around hillsburg closing in on an inch in santa rosa as the rain line is locked in over sonoma county spreading into northern marin county as the rain starts to come in. the subtropical plume of moisture out of hawaii will
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continue to raise the rainfall rates as we go through the afternoon. with more rain in the forecast friday and in finishing off the weekend with heavy rain into sunday. now to our special series. this morning help for kids who struggle getting homework done or getting to bed on time. >> we had an expert give one girl a productivity makeover. ♪ >> it's homework time and 9 year old is all over the place. >> i start one thing. then i try another one. >> and i'm a little unorganized. >> reporter: her mom has had enough. >> i'm always having to crack the whip and say did you do this or that? things that should be taking ten minutes to do turn into 45 minutes or an hour. >> reporter: call it the preteen
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productivity gap as kids approach adolescence physical and neurological changes can throw them into a state of disorganization. so what can parents do to help? >> i'm a productivity coach for kids. are you ready to go to work. >> we had a top expert give four simple strategies to boost productivity. do a backpack autopsy. >> going to see how this backpack died. >> reporter: susan says backpack chaos, lost assignments derails kids before they start their homework. instead -- >> all of your math is in the math section. >> reporter: get organized with labelled binders and folders, pencil cases. and separate places for food and drink. every paper. >> before you go to school you can see everything you need is there. how does this make you feel in.
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>> better. >> reporter: next suze pren pairs her brain for homework. have kids do some focus breathing. >> just notice your breath. >> reporter: susan says three minutes of deep breath can reduce anxiety and clear minds of distractions. >> when you can focus, concentrate, relax you are much more likely to get your work done well, efficiently and in the best possible way. >> reporter: tip number three keeps kids efficient. create a special homework space designed to teach them about time. >> we have set up your new work space, your desk, your pegboard, monthly calendar just for you. >> reporter: susan says many kids don't have a grasp of time and feel overwhelmed by homework. she gives her this desk clock to time how long assignments are taking her. >> that apparently took you about four minutes.
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>> reporter: and the last tip make sure to give your kids break for fun. >> fun elevates levels and that enhances learning. >> after she spleets an assignment she gets 15 minutes to play boosting her motivation to finish her work. >> i'm more organized so now i can do more fun stuff. >> i no longer have to be the bad guy telling her do this, do that. >> hug. >> cute. >> a struggle for parents. >> good ideas. think the breathing exercise would go over in your household. tomorrow we have help for adults, secrets to juggling chores, bills and errands. over to you, carson. we will honor our buddy wrangler on his
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to you. it is 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. people are hoping a new clue helps track down a killer. oakland police have released new and enhanced video of a man they say is the shooter in a b.a.r.t. shooting in january. that was taken the night of january 9th, the same night someone killed carlos on a crowded train on a west oakland b.a.r.t. station. the police say the two got in an argument and then boarded the same train before gunfire erupted. mike? >> san rafael is look being great but it's been hanging out like this for an hour and a half. a slower drive because of the
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volume and the clouds. the rain is sinking down toward the rest of the north bay. we're watching the east shore freeway and oakland approaching the bay bridge. little slowing for walnut creek and southbound 880 slows through downtown. there may be debris or a stall there but it looks like it cleared. meanwhile, both sides of the san mateo and dunbarton bridges moving with southbound. it's northbound through san jose 101 the worst of the commutes, 87 holding up but 85 recovered after the crash was cleared. >> we'll be back with another local news update in a half hour.
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[ cheers and applause ] 8:30 on this thursday morning. 10th of march, 2016. big spring break crowd on the pla plaza. lots of college basketball fans. >> as we say good morning to them coming up it is a bittersweet day. the fake grass is out, balloons are out and fire hydrants because wrangler, this is your
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big moment. taking a victory lap with carson. >> it's been great how many times you are walking down the street and a viewer will say wrangler. he really makes an impression on a lot of people watching the show. >> we love our wrangler. don't forget all this time it has been a great cause being trained to be a guide dog and off to his next adventure. >> he is so excited. >> this is my moment. >> also coming up -- >> our couples in the running for the big fat today wedding are here looking for your votes. we lined up something fun to help you learn more about them so you can make your pick at
8:32 am >> we are getting ready to know what katie lee is making. she is here with her pick, penne pie. you will want tomake it tonight. how about a check of the weather. >> looking at the weekend ahead for friday sunshine. mild temperatures in the northeast and great lakes. more heavy rain down through the gulf. southern california into the pacific northwest looks wet. as we move into saturday we have record highs in the plains. sunshine in the northeast mid atlantic states and on sunday the eastern seaboard stays dry although showers make their way ft. the southeast. great lakes on to ohio, mississippi river valley central california looking at rain and mountain we're seeing cloudy skies,
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60 degrees in san francisco, windy as well. you can see healdsburg 55. very interesting across the north bay already an inch and a half of rain in healdsburg really falling since 3:00 a.m., closing in on an inch in santa rosa. the rain line is stalled out over sonoma county into marin county. as we head through the afternoon, look at the temperatures in the south bay, mid to upper 60s for highs, low 60s across san francisco and the north bay where we'll see rain most of the day progressing south as we head into the evening. . and that's your latest weather. you can check us out every morning on sirius xm channel 108. we sound great. back to you guys. >> love is in the air this morning because our three finalists from our big fat today wedding are here. we have caitlyn and john, megan and john from los angeles and lara and david from new york city. >> we are having them practice
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for the big day in a game called walk the aisle. we are going to read a fact about one of these couples. all you have to do is take a step forward if you are the couple that the statement applies to askand tell us why. >> your goal is to reach the bouquet of flowers. whoever gets there the quickest wins this. everybody ready? >> where am i going? >> down here. hi. >> i think i have the first question. this groom to be was forced to get a tv to keep his bride to be. what happened? >> she loves the today show so much that i didn't have cable at the time. >> every morning. it's myorning routine. >> i knew i liked you. >> you guys are like my best friends. >> to get her to stay the night
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was get a tv and cable. this couple re-creates their first date every year. >> so romantic. whose idea was this? >> her favorite restaurant is venezuelan in the village. it was special that she shared that place with me on our first date. we go every year. >> i have one here. this couple has a love story that involves fish. >> what's that about? >> we met on plenty of fish. after dating we realized we did hang out at similar restaurants and never ran into each or. >> sushi restaurants? >> who's next? >> this couple performed in a halftime show at madison square
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gardens. >> we performed a dance. it is so crazy to dance next to your love. >> y'all are dancers. >>. >> here we go. this couple has something in common with willie and al because they count the number of kisses they have shared. do you really? >> how many kisses have you shared 3,650 give or take a couple hundred. >> you have a log or book or something? >> weas kiss every morning befo we leave. >> what does that take you to 3,651. >> here is one. this couple lives three doors down from the bride to be's mom. >> how does that work out?
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is that fun? >> it's interesting. >> she's actually become the wreath fairy. for every new season she will replace our wreath. >> i won't be home and look at the door. >> it's mom. >> we have one final question. it's for everybody. a free pass to grab the bouquet. which couple wants to get married on the plaza? i think it was a photo finish. the real way to win is for people at home to vote. now that you know more about the couples don't forget to head to the voting ends at 8:30 eastern tomorrow. our couples will return. we will find out who is getting married live on "today." >> i love all of you. >> i don't know. >> up next, katie lee's recipe
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for penne pie crazy good. this is today on nbc. >> y'all did good.
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8:40 we are back with more of our chef's choice week. in the hot seat katie lee, co-host of "the kitchen." good to see you. >> good morning. >> chef's choice. as soon as we gave you a choice you blurted out penne pie. >> i made it about a month ago. it was really cold and i made this recipe and it was one of my favorites. >> is it a family recipe? >> i made it up one day. i love pasta. i thought let's put it together with cheese and bake it and see what happens. >> i usually take times to be convinced. the finished product looks great. >> really easy ingredients.
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penne pasta, onions, eggs, ground beef, parsley. you can use home made marinara sauce or store bought. a large pot of boiling water. cook pasta three or four minutes less than the package said. it will cook a second time. you want to drain that out and save some of your pasta water because we will use that in our sauce. >> you will add a few table spoons. i have ground beef browning. >> you could use ground turkey. you could use some sausage, ground pork. you can make it vegetarian and put a lot of chopped vegetables. drain this beef and take fat out. >> that won't hold together as well? >> it will be greissy and won't taste as good. we will use the same pan. add olive oil and onions.
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saute those for about five minutes. i have some here that are done. and then now we make our sauce. so i'm starting with ricotta cheese, add onions and eggs. the eggs will hold everything together if you start whis issi that. i will add in parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. here is our tomato sauce. all good stuff in here. let's put a little bit of salt in and more pepper. and our pasta water. the pasta water will thin this down but then thicken it up in the oven. and add in that beef and you will toss the pasta in there. >> you want the paper towel in there or no? >> you can leave the paper towel out. toss that all together and add the pasta in and get it nice coated.
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>> it becomes a big mix. >> it goes into a pan. i like to use a cake pan because i think it gives it more structure and holds it together better. you can use a spring form pan. >> do you grease it at all? >> grease the pan and top it with mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. >> we have our panel of tasters down stairs. they are as finnicy as i am. >> so good. >> a lot of times you have half boxes of pastas. >> that's a great idea. you can use whatever pasta you like. i always wind up with the little bits left. >> never enough to make a whole meal. >> great idea. it goes into the oven. you can also freeze that and bake it another time. comes out like this. take it out of the pan. it looks like that. >> how did you get that out of the pan. >> a little flip-flop.
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you can use a spring form pan. and then -- >> serve this with a little salad. now i have been honest that i did have a previous favorite. let's see how this goes. >> he is hard to please. >> that is fantastic. >> what are the greens? arug lu. >> i love it and i know i would love it with sausage meat also. >> katie lee. fantastic. penne pie. get this recipe and much more at up next it's time to say good bye and good luck to wrangler. celebrate our puppy with a purpose on this thursday morning cht first this is "today" on nbc.
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sponsored by iams, good for life. >> we are back on a very bittersweet morning. it's our last day with wrangler. >> seems like just yesterday he joined our family just a little puppy. now he is ready to embark on the next step of his journey. for the final time on our show may i introduce our friend wrangler. >> hey, buddy. >> check out -- how much wrangler has grown. he is a big boy now. we take a moment and look back at the memories that we have made and wrangler's exciting road ahead. ♪ >> at only eight weeks old wrangler officially became the youngest member of our family. over 80,000 people chimed in on our puppy's new name and it is wrangler. >> he immediately stole our
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hearts. >> our puppy with a purpose grew up right in front of our eyes while learning skills needed to become a guide dog. >> down, good boy. >> and brightening up our mornings along the way. >> so how many memories did we make? wrangler spent 288 mornings with us. he travelled 30,000 miles, played with some 57 toys. >> he has been obsessed with that toy all morning long. >> earned about 5,767 treats. >> it is true wrangler loves you best because you keep kibble in your pocket. >> and kisses too many to count. >> wrangler instantly became friends with everyone he met, sometimes he was very friendly. >> wrangler and i are dating.
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>> we shared exciting firsts with wrangler like his first time climbing the stairs, his first snow and his first birthday. and some extraordinary mile stones, too, like his first super bowl commercial and his first cross country road trip. having a puppy on set during our live show led to many unscripted moments. >> wrangler took off. >> a lot of laughs. >> just about house trained, willie geist. >> and just a good old time. >> walking the dog. >> but it's all in a day's work for wrangler. the moment he has been working towards happens tuesday when he takes his test to determine if he is ready for formal guide dog training. he will be tested on his ability to deal with loud noises and distractions along their route.
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when wrangler passes his test he will say good bye to his puppy. >> it is exciting and emotional. the time when it is really time to say good bye but they are ready to move on to the next step in their journey. >> a journey we were honored to be a part of. >> wrangler's puppy raiser is here. when the show is over you take wrangler home. what does this moment feel like for you? >> so many emotions. this is the hardest part of puppy raising because you have to say good bye but so rewarding because it is what you worked for for the past 16 months. you have seen this dog grow from a little 8 week old puppy to an adult ready to move on. i'm so proud of him. >> such a gift you are giving to
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invest yourself this way and send him on his way. do you feel good about his chances? >> i feel really good about him. he is a really nice dog. i feel like all of the love he received here and experiences -- >> he doesn't want to go. >> i think he has the best chance to have success. >> talked about being prepared for loud noises. this environment did prepare hip. >> he has had so much socialization in this environment. he is excited for the next step. he has had so many socialization experiences in this environment that he really can handle anything. i'm so proud of everything that he has done. >> will you keep us updated what happens on tuesday. >> absolutely. definitely. >> i will miss finding the little pieces of kibble in my suit pockets. >> me, too. >> thank you for all you have done. >> you get to sleep in now, too.
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>> wrangler, we can't leave you out. >> we just want to say our loss is someone else's gain. the reason we can deal with the losing wrangler here on the show is we know wrangler will make a huge difference. thank you so much. cheers to you. >> you can sleep in now. >> cheers. >> we'll miss you. we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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why not, go get smukers a little later. we have very accomplished folks who want to celebrate. we are going to start off with julie lavine. happy 100th birthday married for 70 years. he says the secret to longevity listen to your wife. arue is from hawaii. she loves to smile and eat ice cream. ethyl bauer 100 years old crafting over 200 pieces of needle point. that is a talented lady. happy 100th birthday to dr. good
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year of fort myers, florida. he was a teaching instructor for fighter pilots during world war ii. mrs. margaret hutchinson is also 100, positive outlook and half a klondike bar every day. and a very happy 100th birthday to matthew sherrill from nashville, tennessee. we don't want to forget you're honoring somebody turning 100. log on to tell us about him. all right, wrangler. he is happy about it. >> another guide dog in the studio. >> he is saying hello. that was the wrangler salute. >>
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a very good morning to you. it is 8:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a live look at san rafael where things so far this morning look pretty dry but there's definitely rain on the way. farther north it's already here. on our storm tracker you can see a big band of rain moving through the north bay. meteorologist rob meietayeda sa that will slide south throughout the day. the storm should stick around through tomorrow. some parts of the bay area are under a flash flood watch. in san francisco they're bracing
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for flooding. crews in the mission district  are installing temporary barriers to keep homes and businesses dry. happening now, we're tracking the storm all hours online. sign up for alerts on our app. when it comes to convisecutive home wins, it's 46 and counting on the warriors, a link to the key ingredients to led to last night's victory over utah. some call him america's hottest felon. others dreamy mcmug shot. you can now call him free from prison. trending on our home page, why he may be one big break away from the start of a brand-new career. i'll have another local news update for you in about a half hour. see you then.
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this morning, t.r. knight is here. the good doctor of "gray's anato anatomy" turns bad for his latest role. and oz pearlman is back to blow our minds. all that and more coming up right now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today"'s take. live from studio 1a in rockefellerplaza. >> good morning, everybody, welcome to "today." i'm al, along with contaminate aron and dylan. willie and natalie are or assignment. the morning jam goes to dillon.
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>> do you know this song? >> oh, yeah. >> my husband didn't know it. this is "pride and joy" by stevie ray vaughan. i was listening to classic rock yesterday. it's this kind of bluesy rock, my dad, when he rode his harley, this is the kind of music he would have on his cassette tape. he would cruise around on his harley-davidson. >> my memories, this is where it happened. you're looking for a good time, live music, hit up austin for your family vacay. >> i have never been to austin. you'll give me a personal tour. >> there you go. >> let's have some fun. >> you should hear this on saint all ban's, queens, on my way to john's barbershop. i'll give you a tour of queens. you can literally go around the
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world in queens, the cuisine there. >> i feel that way about new york's boroughs in general. queens is very special that way. >> but enough about us. let's talk about memories. a spring training game in florida, that bat heading toward young landon cunningham, his dad sean gets his arm out just in time. we spoke to them on tuesday. we surprised landon with an autographed jersey from his favorite player, freddie freeman. that young man was so cute. when we told him he was getting that. >> i love it. >> you're so happy. guess what, he's stealing hearts once again. he and his wife chelsea are expecting a baby. they revealed the news the way a big leaguer can only do it. hit it. >> that's it.
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they're having a boy. >> isn't that cute? >>. >> chelsea and freddie revealing, hitting that ball and it exploded blue. that's pretty cool. >> giving the jersey to landon and now this. he might be our favorite right now. >> just want to remind you what sports is all about, that there are a lot of great athletes out there. there are a few bad ones, but there are so many others. there are so many others that are role models and just terrific. >> well-said. we know my thing with zekka, i get worked up when i hear his name. >> when i interviewed him. >> you know, it's talk about zekka. >> good idea. they're down in miami filming the reboot of "baywatch," obviously flexing his muscles. >> look at those abs.
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>> i want to look at him. >> so he's down there shooting this. there was a fan, a huge zac fan, not me, who ran after him in an attempt to take a picture of him. he drops his phone, shatters, cracked beyond repair. what does zac do, invites him to the set and surprises him with a brand-new phone. not only did he get to go on the set and get to kind of talk to him, he got to do it on his new phone that zac bought for him. >> that's really special. it's amazing, the effect he has. i wish we had that video. oh, we do. >> this dillon's moment with zac. >> zac, you're -- sorry. going into this -- >> it's so unprofessional. >> if it had been me, i would
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have felt that way about seth rogan who was standing right there. >> leaves you breathless. >> when you get home, what do you say to brian? >> i say, you won't even believe what happened. >> let's look at that one more time. >> stop it. >> it's really special. >> so zac, you're -- sorry. >> i should have just been cool and came out and said, i'm sorry this is happening, because i'm just distracted around you. >> you didn't know it was going to happen. i went in being professional, and you didn't know that you were going to have that effect. >> like a bowl of mush. >> al, who has left you -- name one actress who -- >> hallie berry. >> okay. that's fair. is it on video? >> no. i've done the weather with her. i was fine.
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she had no idea. >> what was your heart saying inside? what was going on in your body? >> be my occluded front. >> be my polar vortex. >> okay. another thing we're talking about this morning, strange dreams. let's just -- >> the perfect transition. >> not about zac efron, just in general. the career builders survey, they say 60% of us have dreamt about work. >> of course they would. >> but that's usually a nightmare, but anyway, they dream about, people dream about -- this is so uncomfortable for me to read -- hooking up with a co-worker. >> has that happened before? in your dreams. >> the dream didn't happen, nor the reality. >> i feel like sometimes you have that dream about a co-worker, even if it's somebody you don't work with that often,
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then when you see them, you think they know you had a dream about them. >> i had a dream about a co-worker, it was megan kopp, our pr guru. megan, please come by. so megan is pregnant. i won't reveal her due date. i came in the other morning and said, megan, you won't believe this, i had a dream that you had the baby, you didn't show up, another colleague said, you're going to have the baby tonight. that was three nights ago. i cannot predict the future. she keeps coming up and saying, the baby is still here. >> telling off the boss. have you had that dream? >> no, i fantasize. it's not a dream, it's a fantasy. >> all these aggressive dreams. showing up to work in pajamas. >> you actually have done that. >> i come to work in my pajamas every morning. in the morning i come to work in my pajamas and usually --
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>> sometimes the flap is buttoned. >> the back flap. >> did she come in during the 1920s? >> i do have the back flap pajamas. >> i always have the dream that it's five minutes before the show, i don't have makeup on, i have my glasses on, but it's not the right prescription and i can't read the prompter and i can't move forward. >> i dream about zac efron. >> and those abs, those chiselled abs. i dream about polar bears. >> and they're cute. >> unless you're in a cage with one. >> baby polar bears are cute. we have some pictures of this adorable polar bear cub at a german "yesterday. she checked out the world outside. she spent the first 82 days being cared for by her mom, of course. the cub has no name. but i don't think it cares about that, as long as it's right by
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its mom, it's good to go. >> so cute. >> okay. so we've all heard the expression, watching paint dry. how about watching pavement breathe? >> what does that mean? >> this is from our producer, she saw this and thought -- it's actually kind of creepy looking. >> what is that? >> this is an italian coastal town. waves force air underneath the pavement and it actually looks like it's breathing. >> what's that horror film when the thing comes out of the sand? they're like tentacle things. >> with kevin bacon. >> "tremors." >> that's right. >> our producer watched that for about an hour. she's from australia. >> kate has the most unusual taste in 52s. we don't have this video. there was a big discussion earlier in the week, the
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surgeon, the guy who does candy surgery. >> she wanted us to put this on, of watching people like frankencandy, mixed candies. >> we're never going to get that four minutes back that she made us watch this. >> but we love you, kate. >> you're the best, kate. nobody is better than you when we come to those viral videos. anyway. we've got more heavy rain pushing its way up from the south. 15 million people under flooding risk. 2 million people under flash flood warnings. we'll be watching this all day today and into tomorrow. next three days, we could be talking about some areas that pick up all total, since monday, 20 inches of rain. and in new orleans and low lying areas of louisiana, we'll have big problems. rainfall rates 2 to 3 inches per hour. that's what's
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we're seeing a lot of rain heavy at times across the north bay approaching areas off to the east. heavy rains now approaching san francisco. right there around santa rosa we have an urban and small stream flood advisory through sonoma county. flash flood watches continue as heavy rain continues into this weekend.
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♪ not yet. not yet! pull the peach! mmmm, yoplait. you probably recognize mentalest, a finalist on season ten of the hit talent show. >> well, we loved him so much he is back again. good morning. i missed you the last few times. >> number one question i get how do you do it? people don't realize the stuff they give away. they let slip. dpiv you a great example. let's say you are reading a magazine as the words are being processed your tongue is moving
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in tandem to the words. as a mentalest you are not aware of the tongue moving. those subtle movements can serve as my entry way to your thoughts. i picked up all current events. you will take a magazine. i gave you choices. each grab one. and i'm going to turn and face you. in a moment you will find a long word. the key here is ten letters. don't do a short word and i didn't do anything beach reading. we have long words to choose from other than kardashian. looking sharp today. >> thank you. >> i don't know the comfort level in a black shirt. did you get a word in mind. close the magazines. put them down. who do we have on the front here. the donald.
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whole different topic. think of the first letter of your word. notice al she is trying not to breathe right now. i'm going to go. open your eyes. she just let it slip. grab the marker. what was the first letter of your word? >> i wrote down an s. >> when did you write that? >> al, think of the next letter. i got the second one and it all comes together. i'm going to show you. you see what i wrote. i'm putting the marker away. there are thousands of words in that magazine. what word did you pick out of the thousands. >> sportsmanship. >> there's no way. you just picked it out.
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>> i told you it is all about lip movements. certain letters make different phonetic sounds like vowels. you have to open your mouth. >> you have about 45 seconds. the word start with a u? >> look at me. it's an. >> a celebrity to run in 2020. who is the celebrity? george clooney. anybody else? any women? >> taylor swift. >> i like it. >> i have a prediction i just thought of i want to show you i planned ahead of the campaign slogan dylan, tell us what was the word? >> we need a slogan.
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what was the word. >> independence. >> get out of here. >> no way. >> mind blown again. >> this is not real. >> have your people call my people if you need a campaign manager. >> are you human? >> you are like the zac efron of mentalests. >> unbelievable. >> thanks so much. coming up, t.r. knight having fun playing the bad guy. tell us all about it after this. why just shave, when you can choose to smooth? choose suprises over dull. choose design, over in a lull. choose for women. choose leader. choose bars. choose movement. choose delight. choose to love your knees and treat your underarms like queens. choose skin you adore. choose venus. choose more. choose to take a stand.
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word. they did. and it was a random word. we had like five magazines there. i didn't pick a word from an article. i have a headache right now because i feel like you infiltrated our brain. >> i picked a word buried in an article. >> what can you tell us? >> i told you i was watching your lips but the power of influence cht how about this? i'm going to try to sync up your brains. >> one of us has one and one doesn't. >> how will we pull this off? a feeling watch if i take a piece of your newspaper and i want you to shake hands and stay right there. lock it in. imagine you have connection. anything al feels dylan will feel. >> are you hungry? >> it's going to be what happens to you travels through. did i tell you anything about to take place.
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close your eyes. watch her close. did you feel anything. whatever i do to al it should have gone through his hand over. tell us the truth. what did you feel? >> i felt something on my chin. >> you didn't touch my chin. >> all of america knows. >> you didn't touch my skin. >> this is really good. >> this could be fantastic. >> hold on a second. hello. something is going on here. you're wasting your time. >> i'm so -- >> how long have you known -- >> i have been doing this for 20 years. >> you were like a kid walking around -- >> freaking everybody out. >> he touched his chin. >> that is weird. >> thank goodness this is a family show. >> i stay strictly above the
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equator. >> wow. >> and you thought of george clooney and went taylor swift. that is why i'm wearing the shirt. >> when did you have the shirt made? >> two days ago. >> if you watch the clip back again you will see i have something wrong and i said let's shake it off and i put the suggestion in his head. >> i'm performing all over the country. >> independence still. >> i'm angry right now. >> at body aches?
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incredible in every detail. north bay li look at san fael ie good thursday morning to you. 9:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. let's take a live look outside. san rafael in the north bay. little earlier this morning it was pretty dry there but you can definitely see rain. even further north it is already there. rob will join us in just a moment with a look at the doppler radar right now. this big storm is arriving our way. some places are bracing for possible flooding. parts of the bay area will be under a flash flood watch at least through sunday. these temporary barriers are being installed to keep businesses and homes dry. police are hoping new clues help track down a killer. oakland police have released new and enhanced video of the man they say was behind a deadly shooting in a train in january.
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they hope someone may even recognize his distinct walk. that video was taken the night of january 9th, the same night someone shot and killed carlos ramiro on a crowded train near the west oakland b.a.r.t. station. investigators say the two men got into an argument during a bus ride. later each boarded the same train before gunfire erupted. we'll have a look at weather and trafb right after this break.
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right now we are tracking heavier rain north of the golden gate moving away from san rafael and off to the northeast at 15 to 20 miles per hour. it is the north bay right now where we have an urban and small stream flood advisory through the morning and flash flood watches are in place for the entire bay area through this weekend. not much rain today into the afternoon in the south bay but the rain already moving south into san francisco and across the peninsula for the evening commute. that grey blob on the screen, wet roads through san rafael. traffic getting easier but this
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is making things slower and tougher to drive. your map now, ponding, puddling and smaller mudslides for along the coast. rain going to complicate things toward the end of the commute but smoother drive across the san mateo and dumbarton bridges. 85 slowing up through cupertino. looks like a fender-bender north of saratoga. the south bay moves well. another local news update in half-an-hour. hope to see you then. have a good morning.
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democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed in a sometimes fiery debate wednesday night. clinton faced one of the sharpest exchanges yet about the fbi investigation into her private e-mail server. she was asked if she will drop out of the race if she is indicted. >> it's not going to happen. i'm not answering that question. >> clinton took aim at senator sanders for opposing the auto bailout and used the strategy heading into the michigan primary and still lost to sanders. disappointing news after the cleveland clinic announced it has performed the country's first uterus trans pleasaplantt the patient experienced a sudden
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complication that led to the removal of the uterus. the trial procedure is supposed to include ten women who suffer from uterine factor infertility. >> tai chi may help people with cardiovascular disease. the chinese exercises were effective in reducing blood pressure cholesterol and depression among patients living with heart disease or stroke. and united airlines is planning to squeeze more seats to some planes saying it will change the configuration of 19 of the 777s so economy seats go from nine in each row to ten, an increase of about 20 seats per plane. there will also be upgrades for passengers including in seat
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power outlets and wifi. girl scout cookies are everywhere. some girl scouts looking to close the deal are using a poster with oscar winning actor leo dicaprio saying leo wants an oscar. leo buys girl scout cookies. leo wins an oscar. be like leo. al roker is standing by reading your mind. what is that? >> crouching tiger hidden al. what you got? >> crouching tiger. look at our take. like us. we have 331,000 likes. we love to get more. you know what else sells girl scout cookies? posters of zac efron. we are going to head to the weekend. plenty of sunshine along eastern seaboard. more wet weather into southern california. saturday record highs into the
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plains. we continue el nino fuelled rain. the showers and thunderstorms make their way into the upper mississippi river valley with sunshine along the east coast. continues to be warm in the plains. sunshine basically from the northeast new england to mid atlantic states with right now we continue to see quite a bit of heavy rain from san rafael through the north bay up toward sears point. we'll be seeing more moderate to heavy rain at times coming on down. for the north bay, urban and small street flood advisory posted for sonoma, napa and marin counties. bay area wide as we head into the rest of the weekend. we'll have flash flood watches in effect. most of the rain falling today from the peninsula northward with heavy rain off and on straight on through the day, north bay highs in the mid to upper 60s around san jose. and that is your latest weather. we're still talking about -- >> i'm filling him in because he and that's your latest weather. at the
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time. >> this young man was nominated for an emmy award on the hit tv series grace anatomy. >> now he starts in 11/22/63 about a high school teacher who travels back in time to figure knight plays the estranged husband of the woman he falls in love with. nice to have you here. i feel like any plot line involving time travel makes things that much more complicated. where does your character come into play? >> he goes back in time. there are two stories going on. the story when he falls in love with my life and then the story about trying to prevent jfk. s >> that's right. you are playing the bad guy. every actor i talk to says it's fun to be the bad guy. is it fun to be the bad guy? >> it's challenge willing and wonderful. yeah. it's conflict and it's -- you know, you're trying to figure out how someone's brain works
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when there's clearly something -- >> this guy is messed up. >> he is a little messed up. >> even he gets more messed up in the next episode. but it's great. james directed actually this episode as well which i don't know how he did it but he was amazing. >> because he's in the show. >> he's in like every scene. >> for him to go back and forth in the episode to direct this and then to -- it was -- he is remarkable. i'm in awe. >> what's remarkable also is the affection for your career from grace anatomy. my niece is 16 and she binge watches. it's incredible the impact of this show and eventual final farewell to the cast a.m. so the point. >> the final farewell? >> i have it messed up in my head with the mentalist. my mind still on the mentalist. looking back at the flashback of the impact of that show and the farewell, how is it now to have a whole new generation of fans looking at the show? >> it's incredible. you don't normally think there
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is so much television that people, you know, and so much more coming out and coming out to have people go back to something that started like in 2004, but i love played george, he was an incredible character and so complicated and so -- he just tried so hard but he just failed so miserably and not that i can identify with any of that, but -- >> you cannot. you cannot. >> but it was -- >> the voices in your head. >> sometimes they come out. maybe this role wasn't so much of a challenge. >> maybe crazy comes naturally. >> i don't know. >> thank you so much for being here. you can catch 11/22/63 on hulu with episodes every monday. >> okay. up next it's throw back thursday. and this is a special edition of my tuesday trends. ladies, have you heard of the
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wedgy jeans? these are the jeans that are sold out everywhere. >> they give you a wedgy? >> just watch my thursday cameron's trend after this. i'm not kidding. this. i'm not kidding you can't get your hands on these things. ame. i'm not kidding. tameron's trend. i'm not kidding. ron's trend aft. i'm not kidding.
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could not get my hands on one, but take it away. >> we have them for you and this is the new wedgy fit jean, tamron. it's all about the wedgy. >> come on out. >> this is made popular by ms. kylie jenner which we can see right here in the monitor. >> that is on the monitor. >> she broke the internet just like her sister with these jeans. these are from levis called the wedgy fit and the deal is they lift the bum. >> they lift your bum. >> separate and give the i'm pollution of the wedgy without the discomfort. >> janel is out here and she was brave enough to turn her bum to the camera. >> incredible. >> they claim any size, any size range that this will lift and it gives you -- let's be honest what's in style right now. >> a pert posterior. >> which never goes out of style. these are sold out a lot of places.
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>> they're sold out. >> what's so great about them. like you said, they're universally flattering, the higher waist this is mom jean 2.0. >> can see show the madonna video? she wore a similar style in the '80s. >> and looked incredible wearing them. we love that it accentuates the waist, you can see madonna here, and it takes the waist to hip ratio look super curvy so you're instant bombshell. there's madonna in the background. >> you can get your hands on them? >> yes, you can. in stores levis in store the wedgy fit $88 for this wash. online they only have the whitewash. >> i know. >> you can find them in stores. >> thank you. you look smoking hot, wedgy and all, girlfriend. we have a style that i've worn a couple of times on air. >> yes. >> it looks like from the '80s movie working girl. >> it's a melanie griffeth power
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bow blouse. tamarind, i love you when you wear this look because the bow blouse is a huge trend right now. first of all, you know, it gives you that sexy secretary look but everything you wear it with it looks sort of pulled together. natalie -- >> you look so beautiful, natalie. >> isn't she gorgeous? this is a great trick, her little bow there is detachable, it's on an elastic, you can trade it in and wear it with any blouse you have in your closet and paired it with a great little -- >> full disclosure when you do wear this be prepared to be called colonel sanders because that's what i got all day and the pill trim from little house on the prairie. be prepared. have a strong backbone. we have seconds. last up inspired by stevie knicks, one of my style icons the maxi dress is back and i love it. >> the maxi dress we've seen it and the new take is the maxi skirt and this is inspired by
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our favorite gold dust woman. what we love about this maxi skirt is it's a wrap skirt so it shows a little leg, it's not so covered up. this is $69. >> not the dress, but the skirt, that's what's in. >> yes. >> also platforms are back. >> huge. your feet will be thanking you it's a lot more comfortable. >> platform is your friend. thank you so much for our special throw back thursday. and it is six-time emmy winning show that friends love to binge watch, house of cards is back for a new season. we will catch up with michael kelly. wist and values to warp. mr. tyler, your skittles portrait. that is e to the z oh twiddly dee-sgusting! you haven't heard me sing diddly-ding yet. ♪ dream on! higher. ♪ dream on! i think a little higher! ♪ dreammmm onnnnnnnn! ♪ dreammm onnnn!
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your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. one sure fire way to know you are in a hit show is when the portrait of your fictional president ends up in portrat gal re. >> we will talk to michael kelly in a moment. more on the series. if you haven't finished season three cover your ears now. >> the road to power is paved and casualties. >> welcome to the world of house of cards. kevin spacey plays president frank underwood who schemes his way from congress to the oval office but not without getting a little blood on his hands. >> i love her more than sharks love blood.
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>> who last season strode away from her marriage. >> i'm leaving you. >> reporter: the first three seasons have earned the series a slew of awards including 33 emmy nominations and six wins. and fans in high places. >> i watch house of cards. i have to tell you life in washington is a little more boring. >> reporter: one of the most calculating characters is doug stamper played by michael kelly. >> can't afford anymore mistakes. >> house of cards season four is streaming now. be prepared for more back stabbing and bomb shells. >> democracy is so overrated. >> doug stamper himself joins us this morning. good to see you. >> good to see you guys again. >> when people see you, doug is such a twisted individual. do people kind of like nice to meet you --
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>> yeah. i never stop smiling. there might be a quick reservation in an elevator or something. for the most part i never stop smiling. >> nobody wants you behind them in an elevator. i have had people genuinely scared. doug stamper for a quick second. >> i was just on my phone. >> we heard cover your ears. you and your wife have an arrangement as far as when you can watch the episodes? >> we film them almost a year before it comes out when we start the season every year so for me i forget a lot of what happens. i had to go to london to do the press circuit and i was like i need episodes if i'm going to talk about it. they were like i will send you
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the first six and i watched the first four and kept going. i was like i have to stop. i stopped at four so my wife and i can watch it together. >> hard to keep things secret because you don't remember. >> that happens to me every day. >> the older i get. >> this show, how has it changed your life? >> i mean, night and day. i have been very fortunate in my career to work with incredible directors and on projects that we love. it has been a nice study little step by step climb. and with this one you take all of that and you put it into something. the momentum that you gain and then you get to be in a role of a lifetime that i'm so blessed to be in. >> tell us about taboo. >> it's a limited series bbc and
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fx doing early 1800s, dirty, nasty. tom hardy is a genius. it is brilliantly written. very excited about that. >> is there any light in doug's life in season four? >> there has been plenty of light. >> i think we have a difference between what we think is light. michael kelly, thank you so much. season four of house of cards on netflix. we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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a. i am going to tickle your -- >> how does this feel? >> is that crazy? he was unbelievable. whatever he is doing. >> i felt it.
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=weather toss o tffic= =at good morning. tracking moderate to heavy rain into the north bay from san rafael heading toward the rocks value sle valley. in this area through 11:30 this morning, sonoma, napa, marin counties under a flood advisory.
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we'll continue to see that heavy rain all morning long into the afternoon eventually moving a little bit further south, down toward the peninsula by mid afternoon. san jose pretty mild and dry for now before the heavier rain arrives for tomorrow morning's commute. now to see how the roads are doing, we'll send it to mike. >> the last 30 minutes have brought wet roadways across the golden gate bridge. not so much slowing on the map. it is across the bay bridge, still backed up at the bay bridge toll plaza. south 101 from 380 past the airport, around millbrae, a crash now blocks one lane. watch for slowing on the peninsula. the rest of the bay moves very well, as well as the south bay. rob talked about that rain that's moving into the north bay. we are tracking it all hours as it slides south. stay up to the minute with our nbc bay area app. couof course, flood concern are running high. in san francisco teams have installed flood barriers. thousands of leaked documents shedding light on isis recruits around the world,
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including the united states. nbc has obtained some of that information. you can link to it on our home page. we'll have another local news update coming up, including weather and traffic, in a half-an-hour.
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which is what you should not be. because at least in new york, it's springtime. it's the '70s, we can feel it. it's like knocking on the door. >> and it's thursday. >> and it's thursday. and friday eve. friday eve. one more wake-up. a great show today. tory spelling is here. she had her hands full, juggling four kids, a couple tv specials


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