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good morning. breaking overnight, out of control. firefighters in southern california working around the clock, as wildfires rage in and around los angeles. more than 100,000 people forced to flee their homes. >> within five minutes, this whole hill was engulfed. >> high winds fueling those flames. we're live on the front lines. under pressure. for the second night in a row, president trump sounding off with another profanity-laced speech at a campaign rally. >> they're pursuing an illegal, invalid and unconstitutional [ bleep ]. >> this, coming hours after his
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former ambassador to crew yan testified that the president pressured officials to remove her. at the white house with all of it. a florida judge sentencing a juror to do jail time because he overslept and was late to court. that man and lawmakers calling for the judge to be banned from hearing cases. shepard smith leaves fox news after clashing with some of the network's primetime stars. icon under arrest. 50 years after becoming a symbol of political protest, why jane fonda was taken into custody again. and from beer money to millions. an incredible turn of events for a football fan who jokingly begged for beer money. >> he donated $3 million to this hospital to help take care of
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you. >> the giant donation that's sure to put a smile on your face, "today," saturday, october 12th, 2019. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with sheinelle jones, peter alexander and dylan dreyer. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." how about the last piece there. started as a beer money fu fund-rais fund-raiser. and the children at the hospital will be the big winners. >> this struck with the right guy. >> a big differencemaker. we're glad he did that. we want to get to the top story. that's the raging wildfires in southern california. it's a terrifying scene of destruction overnight that got worse. many residents waking up with no place to live. their homes ravaged by this dangerous and fast-moving fire. the los angeles mayor and california governor, declaring states of emergency.
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sam brock is in the porter ranch neighborhood of los angeles, already hard-hit. sam, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. just to put this into perspective, there's 20,000 homes still under mandatory evacuation. that includes all of the homes in this porter ranch community. as we pull out, it will be easy to see why. the flames shooting up from the nearby canyon and smothering back yards and patios. in some cases, jumping on to rooftops. some i spoke with said they have mere minutes from the time they smelled smoke and when the flames descended on their property. southern california, under siege. as firefighters struggle to contain the saddle ridge fire. >> within five minutes, this entire hill was engulfed. >> reporter: the inferno expl e exploded across hills and down value lis on the northern edge of los angeles, as some people prayed for a hail mary. >> holy mary mother of god. >> reporter: those fortunate enough to flee didn't have much of a cushion.
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>> we started packing things and within, probably ten minutes, the fire was in the backyard. >> reporter: she snapped this picture of a red/orange sky. >> it was so thick. >> reporter: firefighters responding to hundreds of such homes, battling whipping winds. the risk remains real. look over my shoulder, there are parts of hillsides that are still on fire. these hot spots could be easily engaged by all of the wind that can carry the flames on to someone's roof. the fire sprang up in nearby sylmar, and this morning, questions about what caused it. >> a power tower and you could see the glow coming from the ground toward the tower. >> reporter: a neighbor telling our los angeles station, knbc, she saw flames by a transmission tower, with the los angeles fire department now investigating. so-cal edison telling nbc news, determining the origin of the
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fire is a lengthy process. our priority is ensuring the safety of our customers, employs fst responders. the aerial drops are still coming. and more than 1,000 firefighters on the front lines for a fire season just beginning. the l.a. fire department has counted 31 homes that were damaged so far by the saddle ridge fire. 13 of them are considered to be a 100% loss. now, looking forward here today, peter and sheinelle, the primary concern is the wind speeds. they've dropped a little bit, 20 to 15 miles per hour. here near the canyon, still kicking up, firefighters are on the streets nearby, resting up now but remaining vigilant for the fight ahead. back to you. >> so many in that state on-edge. sam brock, thank you very much. are conditions getting any better soon? dylan is here with a look at that. and she's tracking a major storm in the northern u.s. >> fire and ice. that's the situation we're seeing. the saddle ridge fire only 13%
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contained. we're going to see improvements going through, especially tonight and into tomorrow. we're down to a critical risk of fire danger today. we do still have very warm temperatures, very low humidity. it's been 124 days since we've seen measurable rain in los angeles. winds are expected to gust up to 30 or 50 miles per hour. but that's lower than the 50 to 70-mile-per-hour gusts we saw yesterday. as it comes up over the mountains and digs down to the south, we're going to see the air continue to dry out. that's the situation we're in right now. as we go into tomorrow, we'll see winds turn to more onshore, meaning it's a little bit -- there's more moisture in that wind. it should help firefighters a bit. here's a snowstorm with blizzard warnings posted across north dakota. the last time we had blizzard warnings in october was back in 2010. so, this is unusual, even for this part of the country. it's not just for the falling snow. it's for the gusty winds. winds could gust up to 60 miles per hour. as the snow winds down tonight, we could see blizzard conditions
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with that blowing snow. lighter snow expected across minnesota and into northwestern wisconsin. additional snowfall totals could be as high as 12 inches, especially across northern north dakota. sheinelle? >> thank you, dylan. we'll get your full forecast coming up in a few minutes. we turn to politics and president trump, again, unloading on the impeachment inquiry at a fiery campaign rally in louisiana. first, the latest on where things stand in washington. >> a former ambassador to ukraine, testified behind closed doors friday, saying president trump inexplicably pressured the state department to get rid of her. >> and "the new york times" is reporting that the president's personal lawyer, rudy giuliani, is under investigation, by federal prosecutors in manhattan over his work in ukraine. >> after meeting with chinese officials, the president announced the beginning of a trade deal he dubbed phase one. the tentative agreement calls off a tariff increase set to take place next week. >> for more on all of that, we
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want to go to hans nichols at the white house for us. >> good morning, peter. the president was raw and rivaled. he played to a fired-up and friendly crowd last night. it's all part of his counterimpeachment strategy, claiming the democrats are attempting a coup and their impeachment inquiry is illegitimate. at a late-night louisiana rally, president trump getting salty on the bayou. >> they're pursuing an illegal, invalid and unconstitutional [ bleep ] impeachment. >> reporter: the president resorting to profanity after his former ambassador to ukraine, marie yovanovitch, testified on capitol hill. claiming that president trump forced her out even though she had done nothing wrong. nbc's hallie jackson. >> did you pressure them? >> she was a wonderful woman. if you remember the phone call i had with the president, the new president, he didn't speak favorably. i don't know her.
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>> reporter: by testifying, the veteran diplomat risked her career in foreign service, where she focused on possible deals instead of disagreements, as she told me in ukraine last year. >> you know, we're always looking for areas that we can work together. >> reporter: in her opening statement, obtained by nbc news, yovanovitch said the state department under trump was being attacked and hollowed out from within. and she claimed the president's personal attorney, rudy giuliani, for waging a concerted campaign against her, along with two of his associates, arrested this week, who may well have believed their personal financial ambitions were stymied by our anti-corruption policy in ukraine. with former vice president joe biden calling giuliani a thug at a fund-raiser, the president distancing himself from his own attorney at the white house. >> i don't know. i haven't spoken to rudy. i spoke to him yesterday briefly. he's a good attorney and he has
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been my attorney, yes. >> reporter: while making a clean break from his acting secretary of homeland security, kevin mcaleenan. we have he wants tomorrow spend more time with his family and go to the private sector >> reporter: guys, this morning "the new york times" is reporting that federal investigators are looking into giuliani's lobbying efforts ine his efforts to potentially undermine yovanovitch. >> and the president is touting a new trade al with china yesterday. how will it affect americans >> reporter: the president is touting this as a substantial phase one deal it's preliminary what won't happen is an increase on tariffs on $250 billion of goods. the president is claiming that china has agreed to buy $50 billion in ag products so it could be good for farmers. >> hans nichols at the white house, thanks so much. we want to bring in robert costa, national political rotor for "the washington post" and
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moderator of "washington week" on pbs bob, nice to see you, thanks for being here. >> reporter: good moing. >> marie yovanovitch testified for nine hours defying the white house orders there are more key figures in this situation who are expected to testify next week how concerned with the president? >> reporter: the white house is concerned because they know they are probing not only the whistle-blower complaint but about how president trump operates outside the chain of command, not turning to foreign service officers and dealing with foreign diplomats, instead conducting a shadow foreign policy alongside his long-time lawyer, rudy giuliani. >> you just mentioned rudy giuliani, let's talk about the dynamic of their friendship. obviously he's at the center of the scrutiny and whether he broke the law in his ukraine dealings how problematic is that for the
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president moving forward >> the president is sticking with his lawyer, mr. giuliani. he knows he's a confidant and will go on tv. that's important to the president. at the same time the white house is telling us behind the scenes that president trump was not always aware of mr. giuliani's private dealings and interactions with these business associates who have now been indicted. >> let's ask you about that trade truce with china some economists warn that a lot of the big issues, the core issues aren't really addressed here but the president wants to cast this at least for the moment as a win, doesn't he? >> it's understandab when you talk to white house officials because the usmca remains stalled on capitol hill. because of that reality legislatively, this administration is trying to pursue a deal with china even if it's not entirely baked, they want to announce something, some kind of progress to show the markets they're doing some kind of trade deal at this point. >> busy days in washington robert, thanks so much. moving overseas to the
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middle east, turkey's invasion of syria has thousands of people fleeing their homes, desperate to leave the country richard engel is in northern syria. richard, good morning. >> reporter: turkish artillery exploded near a u.s. base here in northern syria. turkey says it did not target the americans, but the americans are far less convinced of that they say turkey is sending a message for americans to get out of the way so turkey can continue its offensive against the kurds unimpeded.morning, tu pushing ahead with its this morning turkey says it is pushing ahead with its offensive into northern syria against u.s. al i say, the kurds, undeterred by new but unspecific warn warnings here at the front lines it is mostly deserted. the kurds are trying to stay off these exposed roads.
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behind you, behind you. multiple artillery rounds from the direction of turkey exploded a few hundred yards behind us. we left and saw this car was hit, killing a man inside. what the kurds are most afraid of isn't the turkish bombs or jets, but these irregular militias even though turkey has the second largest standing army in nato, it's sending in arab militias for much of the ground fighting some of them are hard-core islamists. turkey openly says it will settle 1 to 3 million arabs on top of where the kurds currently live the kurds are not arabs, a different ethnic group with a different language and culture they call this ethnic cleansing. in a school where kurds are taking shelter, families blamed president trump for giving turkey a green light for all
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this president trump says he never gave any green light, even though the white house issued a statement explicitly saying that the u.s. would not stop a turkish invasion right before it began. now president trump is threatening turkey with sanctions, but isn't saying what would trigger them. >> if turkey does something that they shouldn't be doing, we will put on sanctions, the likes of which very few countries have ever seen before. >> reporter: a kurdish spokesman told me they can't depend on anything president trump says. we are facing genocide, he says, and we have no choice but to fight with our bare hands if necessary. the kurds say this is now a fight for their existence in syria. there are tens of thousands of isis members and supporters in prison camps and detention facilities here in northern syria. they're guarded by the kurds now that the kurds are busy with this war, the camps aren't as
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well guarded there have already been two attempted prison breaks, both stopped for now. dylan is back with a look at the rest of the country's forecast. >> we do have th cold front that's going to bring spotty showers across the interior northeast. elissa is keeping it pretty windy across cape cod, but we are folk u right now, in san francisco, 57 degrees. we can expect to see a slightly warmer afternoon, there's plenty of sunshine, as we head into the later hours. current temperatures right now in fremont, 57 degrees. san jose, 45. and a chilly 43 in palo alto, but check out petaluma, down to the 30s, 38 degrees, and a quick check of the san jose temperature trend, we will be climbing into the 70s, starting at 11:00 a.m. hitting the mid-80s by the afternoon. >> and that's your latest
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forecast. still to come, the latest on a judge under fire after he sent a young man to jail for missing jury duty. why some are asking for that judge to be taken off trials. up next, remember that guy who went viral with the funny sign asking for beer money on tv last month wait until you hear how much money he raised. there he is. and what he's doing with all of it we're back after this. hear
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we're back on a saturday morning, with an incredible update to a story we told you about a nfew weeks ago. that football fan went viral with that sign asking for beer money. >> he got all that and more. on friday, he was able to share what he raised with some dese e deserving kids. >> molly hunter has more on the brouhaha surrounding carson
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king. >> reporter: it's the happy ending to the feel-good story that captured the nation last month. >> it truly means more to us than we can put into words. >> reporter: the lucky recipients of carson king's idea, these kids in the stead hospital, right next to the hawkeye football stadium. >> he donated $3 million to this hospital, to help take care of you. >> reporter: it all started as a joke, with this sign. king begging for beer money on national tv. >> my mom was like, this is going to be a proud mom moment. my mson is going to be begging for beer money on national televisi television. >> reporter: to his surprise, it worked. the money came pouring in. he announced he would donate it, all of it, but a case of busch. and then, more money and more. finally, at the end of last month, after venmo and anheuser-busch donated matching funds, it reached $3 million.
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>> i didn't think we would get anything to start with. $3 million is pretty cool. >> reporter: also this week, an iowa good samaritan gifted king a year's supply of busch. it's beautiful, king tweeted. he got his beer and so, so much more. for "today," molly hunter, nbc news. >> kudos to him. >> love it. >> he could have done anything with that money. coming up right here, five decades after her first political protest, jane fonda arrestedagain. arrestedagain. wh fight for first dances fight for blast offs fight for piggyback rides fight for 7 am makeouts. every year, walgreens helps millions of people fight the flu. fight to protect the ones you love. walgreens. be a flu fighter. get your free flu shot today at your neighborhood walgreens.
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good saturday morning. it is october 12, 6:27 on the dot, and a live look outside for you at the golden gate bridge from our tower camera. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a look at the micro climate. >> it is cooler and a little warmer throughout the day, especially in the interior valleys. right now, a little chilly in most spots. san francisco 57 degrees. notice the wind speed, very calm. and this is a nice sort of sight to see. and petaluma, 38 degrees. in through the south bay, we're in the 40s. so we're going to have chilly mornings to start but as we head in toward the afternoon, looking
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at the temperature trend, we will climb into the upper 70s and 80s. >> wow. >> good day to go out and see the blue angels. >> all right, vianey, thanks. it sure has been a long week for thousands of people living without power during this unprecedented pg&e shut-off. and getting back to normal will be a process. grocery stores including this safeway in lafayette, have refrigerate trucks lining up to unload products on to their empty shelves inside. employees are hustling to stock meat and produce after this store went without power for 4 hours. families living nearby are trying to get back to normal after being in the dark for an entire day. >> necessary? i don't know. but i didn't think it was going to happen. >> i think it probably cover today larm an ar today, large an area and i was too upset about it and then i heard about the fire in maraga i thought, well, maybe it was a good idea. >> and power is restored to 98%
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of affected customers. coming up midday, fleet week, and we have a preview of the blue angels and the events happening and that and the top stories with weather. at 7:00. coming up. we hope you join us. in the meantime we will send you back to the "today" show. in the human brain, billions of neurons play in harmony. for people with parkinson's, some neurons change their tune, causing uncontrollable tremors. now, abbott technology can target those exact neurons. restoring control and harmony, once thought to belost forever.
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the most personal technology is technology with the power to change your life. it's beautiful. we're back on a saturday morning, october 12th, 2019. take a look at this. it's one of the sure signs that colder weather is on the way. the legendary rockefeller center ice rink, just outside of our studio, officially opening this morning, for its 83rd winter season. >> i can't believe it's skating season. some of the first skaters on the ice, the girls from figure skating in harlem, a group focused on empowering girls through skating and academic support. if you're in the area, we hope you will stop by and put on your skates. let's start this half hour with a check of your headlines. breaking overnight, a
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devastating typhoon is heading for tokyo. japan is bracing for flooding and rainfall. one person was killed when the storm slammed into a region outside of tokyo a little earlier today. president trump lashed out during a louisiana campaign rally friday night, using profanity to attack the impeachment inquiry. earlier in the day, the former ambassador to ukraine, yovanovitch, defied white house orders and testified that the president pushed for her remo l removal. "the new york times" reports that president trump's personal attorney, rudy giuliani, is under investigation for his work in ukraine. overnight, the president announced acting homeland security, kevin mcaleenan, has resigned. he was the fourth person to serve in that post. a surprise on friday from fox news anchor, shepard smith. >> thank you for watching today and over the decades, as i traveled to many of your communities and anchored this
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program, and fox report, and marathon hours of breaking news. it's been an honor and my pleasure. >> a lot of folks surprised by this one. smith has been critical of president trump, and drawing fire from some of his fellow fox anchors. and robert forster has died. he started out in films in the '60s and moved on to tv in the '70s. he's best known for his role in "jackie brown" in the late '90s. he had a best actor nomination and a slew of roles followed. he was diagnosed with brain cancer. did the punishment fit the crime? as we reported last saturday, a 21-year-old florida man was forced to spend ten days in jail for failing to show up for jury duty. now, that man, his attorney and state lawmakers are saying the judge behind the sentence isn't fit to handle trials. nbc's morgan chesky is outside of the courthouse in west palm beach, florida. morgan, good morning.
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>> reporter: sheinelle, good morning. that judge's decision in this courthouse, causing serious shockwaves. when that sentence was sitting down, deandre summerville didn't object. he went to yale ajail and serve time and learned his lesson. >> this is not the face of someone who deserves to be put in jail. >> reporter: this morning, a florida judge facing backlash. the attorney for deandre summerville speaking out, saying the punishment did not fit the crime his client committed. he spent ten days in jail, after sleeping through day one of jury duty. >> this is somebody that made a mistake out of ignorance, not out of intentionality. incarceration shouldn't have been the action taken. >> reporter: that's why his lawyer filed a formal complaint against the judge, telling the state's judicial watchdog agency, he should be out of the
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trial division entirely. >> i'm saying he has assumed that he is unfit to serve or preside over jury trials here in palm beach county. >> reporter: lawmakers also echoing calls for change. >> and to walk out in handcuffs and to be put behind bars is unconscionable. unthinkable. >> reporter: the judge has yet to respond. but did explain his reasoning behind the controversial jail time when asked about it last month. >> he was the only african-american on the jury, representing a cross section of the community. and he decided on his own, it wasn't worth his time to come back. >> reporter: the judge threw out the charge of contempt, but only after a handwritten apology. now, the 21-year-old says he values the newfound support. >> i'm consistently helping my grandad. saving up money to get back in school. >> reporter: supporters of summerville are stressing this isn't the first time this judge
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has handed out excessive punishment, pointing back to march, when another juror, also african-american, was sentenced to nine days in jail and three months probation, for also just missing jury duty. >> this conversation will continue. morgan chesky, thank you. we're going to head outside. she is -- she is dylan. she's on thelaza right now. another check of the weather. she is. >> i'm dylan. we have a sweet 16 on the plaza. what's your name? >> mallory. >> where are you from? >> south carolina. >> what are you going to do for your big birthday? >> enjoy new york city. >> it will get nicer today. it's a little chilly today. it's october. we made it this far. we're going to see nice weather across the northeast. you go back west, we have freeze warnings and frost advisories for 41 million people. and we have a strong cold front moving eastward. look what it does to temperatures. minneapolis, a high of 39 degrees with some snowshowers. chicago, 51. cleveland, 55. on the east coast, temperatures still around average. we'll finish the weekend that
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way. d.c. drops to about 66 for a high tomorrow. and going into next week, it gets a little cool across central and northern new england. temperatures for highs in the 50s. we should stay in the 60s and low 70s in the mid-atlantic. it will stay on the cooler side behind that front. it will warm back up through the southern plains. right now, we are seeing clear skies, but it's also pretty cold. look at the temperature in petaluma. 38 degrees. also, right now, in mill vally , 45. and we're down to the 40s as well through the south bay. san francisco right now, a pretty typical 56. as we head into the afternoon, we will be seeing slightly warmer inland area, in through the 80s expected, right around the 1:00, 2:00 hour, and plenty of sunshine and clear skies. >> and that's your latest forecast. guys? >> thanks a lo
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to dry tobacco leaves, now stacked to the rafters with hemp. today's millennial foarmers -- >> this used to be tobacco. now, we have hemp. >> reporter: like michael johns who grew up on a kentucky family form farm. and her husband, with 42 acres planted, now chasing the gold rush. >> hemp is the cousin to marijuana. >> reporter: hemp, already a $1.1 billion industry, forecast to more than double by next year's harvest. unlike marijuana that contains up to 30% thc, giving users a high, there's no high from hemp. the thc in hemp is a negligible 0.3%. instead, hemp's value esn part, in extracted cbd oils. >> your total will be $265. >> reporter: while not all doctors claim that cbd works,
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customers say it reduces anxiety and controls seizures. >> it's all about education. you have a hemp plant. you have a marijuana plant. they can provide benefits but are different. >> reporter: the industry is taking off. in kentucky, for every two acres of tobacco, there's now one acre of hemp. >> we're starting to see more of corporate america and big ag getting in. >> reporter: kentucky has a long, almost forgotten history with hemp. >> hemp, for victory. >> reporter: during world war ii -- >> in kentucky, hemp harvest -- >> reporter: 75% of the nation's hemp was grown here. the fibers in parachute cords, soldier s boots. today, the fibers grown for use in furniture. hardwood floors. mixed into concrete. >> textiles like this t-shirt. >> reporter: even clothes. >> it's harder to grow hemp than any other crop. you can't use herbicides or pesticides. >> reporter: if this is a
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agricultural revolution, there's unintended consequences. and nobody knows that better than law enforcement. police dogs cannot detect the difference between what's pot and what's not. >> absolutely it is. >> reporter: and cops have no simple test to check if that just-harvested load is legal or not. >> there's nothing available right now to law enforcement that will say this is 0.3 or below or above. this is hemp or this is marijuana. >> we're headed to the barn. >> reporter: growing pains in a growing industry. >> plans are afoot for a great expansion of the hemp industry. >> reporter: where everything old is new again. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news, kentucky. >> a good story. >> this feels like this conversation just snapped, right? overnight, everybody is talk about cbd. it's a huge crop around the country. >> it's been bubbling. now, everybody is talking about it. >> exploding. >> yep. still ahead, the return of an old favorite. "cash cab" is back on the
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>> i am. so much to get to. let's start with jane fonda. she was among 16 people arrested in washington, d.c. on friday, protesting climate change. she moved to d.c. temporarily to dedicate her time to the issue. originally, she asked for a year off from her netflix show, but was only able to get four months. on her website, fonda talks about being inspired by get to th thunberg and says she will be leading demonstrations on capitol hill. she has a long history of political activism and has dubbed this fire drill fridays. she's keeping busy. 81 years old. >> that's great. this is a story about how. fresh prince of bel air spin-off is in the works, according to "the hollywood reporter." will and jada pinkett smith's media company is developing the
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series. it ran for six seasons on nbc. it's been 23 years since the series ended its run, the pop culture pop larularity has continued. no word on a plot line or an air date, but we will be following this one closely. >> i love it. you know, i hope -- that's a good one. there's shows like that that i want my kids to start watching. >> right. >> i think they would like it. >> is "punky brewster" coming back, too? >> fun family tv, too. finally, do you remember "cash cab"? the beloved game show is back and has found a new home on bravo. nbc's kevin tibbles went for a ride to get the scoop on the new season. >> reporter: taxi? only in new york. take me to 30 rock. >> you're in "the cash cab." it's a game show that takes place in my taxi. >> reporter: fan favorites for years. are returning on nbc universal's
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bravo network. >> let's go. >> you're a new york phenomenon. >> i can hardly go out without being recognized at this point. >> reporter: unsuspecting contestants get in, buckle up in the back, and answer questions for cash. >> who is the wackiest customer you ever had? >> i picked up a guy in a purple rabbit suit. huge guy, bigger than me. >> reporter: bailey, a stand-up comic, has 1,600 rides on the meter. the show's largest payout -- 6,200 bucks. but can this contestant break the bank? >> what reclusive author once joked that his first two initials stood for juvenile delinque delinque delinquent. >> reporter: j. dchld. salinger. >> that's the guy. what video game plumber lives on a planet with eight-times the gravity of earth. >> reporter: supermario. >> that's good for another hundred bucks. >> reporter: i can quit my day
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job. not so fast. >> what icon ii iic paris land was painted red when it debuted in 1887. >> reporter: paris landmark. 1850 what? >> 1887. >> reporter: louvre. >> oh, no. the eiffel tower. >> reporter: in the cash cab, it's the driver that hands out the tips. for "today," kevin tibbles, nbc news, new york. >> i'm so excited it's back. >> i know. i'm going to walk around town. >> i'm going to take a cab everywhere. catch episodes of "cash cab" sunday on bravo. coming up, paul rudd on his
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that's going to do it for us on this saturday morning. tomorrow on "sunday today,"
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willie sits down with paul rudd on his 25-year career that took off with "clueless." >> we had come from a generation where there was john hughes films were so important to us. i remember all of us kind of talking before we ever started shooting the movie. it would be really cool if this movie would hold up like those ones. and the morning it came out, my phone rang. and scott says, people like it. looks like it's going to be a hit. don't get used to it. click. >> that's funny. >> paul rudd tomorrow on "sunday today." >> that's going to be a good sw interview. coming up monday, in the third hour, elton john. harry smith sat down with him to talk about his book, his family life and his relationship with princess diana. >> that's a get, huh? that's monday on the third hour of "today." enjoy the rest of your saturday and have a great weekend. >> now, we're going to bob with you guys. >> everybody say, hi.
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good morning, i'm kira klapper. coming up next on today in the bay, the fire fight continues in southern california, with bay area crews now on the front line. we take to you the fire zone. also, the lights are coming back on across the bay area, but for many, problems are just beginning. and a chilly morning with temperatures falling into the 30s in some areas. however, a warmup is on the way. vianey arana has the forecast.
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good saturday morning, we've made it to the weekend, it is 7:00 on the dot, look at this gorgeous view, from the marina in san francisco, the city is waking up to get ready to watch the blue angels. thanks for joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a look at the microclimate forecast and it is going to be a good one to get out and look at the skies tooed. >> look how beautiful it is. it is going to


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