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thanks for watching. be careful. remember the umbrella. good morning. soaker arc dangerous storm triggers flooding and dramatic rescues in the south while the first nor'easter of the season is creeping up the east coast this morning, bringing heavy rain to millions. taking on the network of death, a third straight day of airstrikes against isis in syria. a chilling new threat also emerging from a copycat terror group, if you ask the united nations ambassador, are we now at war? captured after four days on the run, the suspect accused of abducting a university of virginia student is behind bars in texas. still no sign of hannah graham. the big reveal.
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we showed you what it took to put together. hoda is ready to share an amazing song. sheening a light on remarkable kids today. thursday, september 25th, 2014. >> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on thursday morning. i'm matt lauer along with hoda kotb. i got e-mails from people overnight who say they heard little portions of the song you have put together on the internet overnight. >> yes, sneak on there, sarah bareilles and cyndi lauper, it's raining, it is sticky outside the high school is packed with
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supporters supporting pediatric cancer, so thank you to everybody that came out to support it. terrific. >> maybe we can get it on itunes. >> that would be great. >> we will have the premier of that video in a little while. let's get to our top story, a busy morning for you, al, widespread flooding in the south and soaking rains in the east. >> that's for sure. we will start in texas, where yesterday they had their heaviest day of rain ever, upwards of seven to eight inches of rain, swamping roads, causing high water rescues aswell people were rescued from their cars. the good news is the rain is letting up there. they will have more showers, boy, nothing like they had yesterday. as we look here in the northeast, we are watching rain making its way up from the south from cape may, new jersey on up into time's square, heavy rain making its way. it will continue. this is a weak nor'easter.
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if this was late november, we'd be talking snowstorms instead of rain. we have low flood flashes making its way into parts of new england. the heaviest will be in parts of new jersey, parts of long island, on into parts of new england, coastal gales. i think the good news is they will get the yankee game in. could be some delays. >> yankee fans love you. >> it will be good. >> all right, al, thanks, so much. now to the fight to bring down isis, new airstrikes were launched in syria by the u.s. and it's arab allies. this just hours of problem addressed the u.n. and call again what he called the network of death. nbc correspondent richard engel has the latest. >> reporter: the u.s. is expanding its military campaign against isis, in syria and iraq. the president said this is just the beginning. >> these terrorists believe our
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countries will be unable stop them. the safety of our citizens demand that we do. >> reporter: but isis now has capecots. in algeria, a militant said it beheaded a french hostage as a threat from isis. the threats aren't slowing down the u.s.-led air war against isis and al qaeda-linked groups, including a little known cell u.s. intelligence call the khorasan group that was allegedly planning attacks on u.s. airliners. u.s. officials say they are increasingly convinced the group's leader, a 23-year-old kuwaiti, an aid to osama bin laden was killed in a raid monday night. but there are many more fighters in syria, controlling dozens of towns and cities. the biggest one is ra ka, the isis capital in syria. french television broadcast a woman with a hidden camera,
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risking her life to take these images. it shows armed men on checkpoints, armed women, too. all the women fully veiled. suddenly the women filming is spotted by morality police and questioned about her veil. they tell her to cover up even more, they can see her face, they say. she apologizes as they move on. but a city run according to isis' moral code. like with all of these internet videos, we can't independently verify. matt. we are now right on the border in southeast turkey with syria. there is a developing situation here. all of these young men you see behind me are syrian refugees who have been living in turkey and the reason they're here is they want to cross this border, they want to go pence syria and they want to fight isis. now that the u.s. is launching airstrikes, these men have decided it is time to go into
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syria and fight isis on the ground. matt. >> richard engel in turkey this morning. thank you very much. the u.s. ambassador to the united nations joins us now exclusively. madam ambassador, it's great to see you. >> it's great to be here. >> mr. times the president has said the tide of war is receding, at the general assembly last year, he said we are shifting away from a perpetual war footing. yesterday he said the only language understood by killers like isis is the language of force. are we heading back to a perpetual footing of war? >>. but what we are doing is engaging a campaign to degrade and ultimately destroy this monstrous group and to the extent that we have been at war with al qaeda over these many years, that is the kind of effort that you will see against them. >> are we at war against isis? >> we are at war against group of isil, yes. >> one thing missing from his speech yesterday, he did not
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wage criticize the president of syria as he has in the past. what is noticeable to me in the two days since airstrikes began pence syria, assad has remained silent. is that silence a tacit acknowledgement on both sides we are hoep helping assad? >> well, president obama has made clear on virtually every speech on the effort against isil, that syria is not a reliable partner on this and he has let isil establish a safe haven. most of their strikes are still against civilian neighborhoods and moderate opposition groups. they haven't been serious in that effort. in defense of iraq, there was no way to defend the people in the region. >> when you warned your counterpart at the united nations from syria, these airstrikes were about to happen, did he express approval or did he express outrage? >> well, they have come out and said we want to coordinate. this is what we have been saying all along, our point back is you are committing terror against your people. are you the ones using weapons
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and barrel bombs. >> it seems to me we have three distinct enemies, we have isis. we got the khorasan group. the offshoot of al qaeda and assad forces. that old expression of the enemy of my enemy is my friend doesn't seem to fit the bill here anymore. have we gotten ourselves into a situation that will be impossible to untangle? >> look. it is very complicated. i think people have had a hard time of tracking who is what. what we know is the vast majority of the certain people have wanted this war to end for a very long time. they can't tolerate the leadership aglerns. nor can they tolerate the leadership you saw in the video of a rule that is so brutal that supreme to go around fully veiled even if that's not their choice. people get their hand chopped off, public beheadings, et cetera. >> i want to talk about ebola. the cdc came out by and said by
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january there could be 1.5 million people with ebola. it's a global threat. one life worker said i have worked in many crises if 20 years, it's the first time i can see a situation that nobody wants to come. people are afraid to come. that's it. when you talk to your counterparts at the u.n., are you competent they will send the people to the region that can shop outbreak? >> you put your finger on the issue. a lot of people want to say we gave at the office, we are saying we need doctors, furthers, engineers. president obama's leadership on this as with isil has been key. >> are there other people following? >> last week we had a first ever emergency investigation, 134 co-sponsors of the revolution. we are calling on those 34 countries to cough up more than checking a box and co-sponsoring a revolution but a willingness to actually join us. the fact that there is an american foothold there.
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there will be 3,000 troops setting up a task force has given them more confident. we will translate that into world commitment over time. but we don't have time to wait. >> thank you so much for joining us in the studio today. >> thanks, matt. >> hoda. >> all right, matt, thanks. the man charged with the abduction of a university of virginia student is behind bars. jesse matthews was captured 1,300 miles from where he was last seen with hannah graham. >> reporter: hoda, good morning. that suspect is being held in the jail right behind me. the big question this morning, how in the world did he end up here, all the way in texas? it's still unclear when he got here. today a nationwide man hunt is over. overnight, police caught up with the man suspected of abducting missing university of virginia student hannah graham. >> we are here tonight to announce that because of the collaborative efforts to the
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federal bureau of investigation and state and local law enforcement across this nation, jesse matthew is in custody in galveston, texas. >> 32-year-old jesse math sthus arrested 1,300 miles from where he was with 18-year-old hannah graham the night she disappeared. >> the hero is a deputy with the galveston county sheriffs office. >> wednesday afternoon, that deputy responded to a suspicious person call, the deputy questioned him and ran the plates on his car. police in charlottesville, virginia, have been looking for that vehicle, believing he could be using it. sure enough, he was, matthews was taken into custody without incident. students back at uva reacted to the news with relief. >> i'm glad he has been found. i think that's a relief for all of us. of course, we are all supporting hannah. >> while the suspect has been found, there is sill no sign of hannah graham. >> we are asking every person
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within the sound of my voice to help us find hannah graham. >> jesse matthews is scheduled to appear before a judge in a few hours. here in texas, he is charged with failure to identify himself as a fugitive and giving false information. >> gabe, thank you so much. >> police chief timothy longo, good morning to you. >> you found your suspect a thousand miles away in texas. how did you guys track him down. >>. >> we won't go into the details anne other than to say we had a tremendous am of support from the fbi and certainly the other state agencies. the fbi was hugely important with respect to tracking the movement of mr. matthews and certainly the galveston county sheriff office, their attention to detail was one of the aspects that brought mr. matthews into custody. we are not going into 13e68 how that occurs. >> i know it's early on, is
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jesse matthews cooperating with the authorities to lead you to where hannah graham may be? >> at this point i don't have enough information to really respond to that question. as you know, our last interaction with mr. matthews saturday, he invoked his right to council. he asked for an attorney. commonwealth afforded him such. we have nod had any conversation with him since. >> chief, among the charges, one is abduction with the intent to defile. we seen the under surveillance evidence out there. what other evidence specifically links him to that charge? >> again, we are being very tight lipped with respect to the types of evidence that brought us to the issue of probable cause this past week. one can only imagine, though, when we are conducting a search of a residence, in this case, a vehicle, we are sending evidence off to the laboratory, awaiting results. we have gotten the results back. it's because of that that we got to the probable cause level now.
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one of the reasons we are so cautious, we are awaiting additional evidence from the lab we hope to get later this week to further advance this investigation and support that charge. >> hannah graham's parents awaiting any information on their daughter. where is the search focusing, chief? >> the search is day-by-day the virginia department of management is working hard with their search and rescue efforts category over probably close to 90% of the city has been searched and outlying areas, marlboro county, we will continue to very aggressively search for the rural and wooded areas around the city in an effort to try to find lana. we are hopeful that we will find hannah and return her to her parents, hopefully. we will continue to have that hope until such time that we have evidence to the contrary. >> thank you so much, chief. >> thank you, ma'am. >> natalie is here now with new developments in the case of tony stewart. >> no criminal charges will be
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filed against pass the car star tony stewart in the death of track driver kevin ward. >> that is a decision by the new york state grand jury looking into the august 9th accident. the 20-year-old ward was hit and killed when he got out of his car on the track to talk to him. a test came back positive for marijuana at the time of the accident. ward is still cleared, by he could face a civil lawsuit. police in pennsylvania believe they have spotted a suspect wanted in the death of ap tryer. eric greene was seen in the distance, rugged terrain that separated them gave frein the ability to disappear. sfrn accused of killing two pennsylvania state troopers, one trooper died. the other was wounded. a woman seen on tape being punched by a california highway patrol officer has reached a million-and-a-half settlement. the officer seen repeatedly
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hitting her has agreed to resign. officer daniel andrews claimed the woman resisted arrest when he tried to keep her from walking on to a los angeles freeway. the officer could still face possible criminal charges. and terrifying moments caught on wednesday when a los angeles woman hid on the roof of her house to avoid an intruder, take a look, she is crouching down near a window on the roof. the break-in suspect who followed her just a few feet away from her makes your skin crawl. minutes earlier the woman call police when she spotted the man pence her house wearing only a flannel shirt. she climbed out the second story window and awaited for help t. suspect said to be homeless was arrested a couple minutes later. thank goodness for that. you saw his over the top touchdown dance in the movie. gooding was invited to participate in a blackhawks pre-season game if chicago.
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participants get three chances, for gooding, he's a huge fan, plays in street time. take a look, third time the charm there. check out the celebration damages. the jacket comes off. the shirt comes off. you know what they say, what he says, show him the money for that shot! that's all you need to see there. >> way to go, cuba. mr. roker is doing the forecast. it's a soggy one. >> yes, it is, here in the northeast, as we look at the national map, we show you we got wet weather, high surf advisory along the southern california coast. southern texas looking at wet weather as well. fog in the northern plains. we will be looking at record heat possibly in the plains. we will get to that in the next half hour. meantime, your local forecast is coming up in the next 30 seconds.
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♪ ♪ good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a damp start to the day and a windy one, too. wet and windy conditions this morning. we'll see improvement as the rain tapers off to a drizzle and temperatures warm to the middle to upper 60s. clearing off tomorrow. in fact, a really nice friday. high of 77 degrees. look at the weekend, sunshine, low humidity. and temperatures in the low 80s. warm weather continues on monday. a chance of showers tuesday and wednesday. have a great day.
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. >> that's your latest weather. >> thank you so much. one of the top personalities has been suspended for a tirade on the scandals in the nfl. >> bill simmons hosted a podcast where he weighs in on pop culture. espn silenced him for three weeks. here's what we know on monday, bill was on his podcast calling about nfl commissioner roger good em. called him a liar, basically accused him of seeing the ray rice case before le said he saw them. take a listen. >> goodell, if he didn't know what was on that tape, he's a liar. imsaying i'm saying-se lying, few you put him on a lie decker test. if one person says that to me, i'm going public. you leave me alone. he's a liar, i guess i will talk about that on my podcast, call me, say i'm in trouble. i dare you. >> well, they did.
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those that operate with the journalistic standards, bill simmons did not meet those obligations, as a result we have suspended him for three weeks. as soon as the statement came out the #free simmons trended on twitter. vir schully 100% saying espn way too tough on bill simmons. they think it's terrible. they mentioned the three weeks suspension bill has is a week longer tan the initial suspension of ray rice. >> wow! >> the washington post writes in, simmons has such a big following because he voices his opinion on sports and now espn suspend him for doing just that. >> car stephen king, thank you very much. coming up, an extremely disturbing police shooting caught on tape. >> and the -- please. >> a man shot and wounded after
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being stopped for not wearing a seatbelt. that trooper out of a job, now facing criminal charges. >> unbelievable. >> could you forgive him? >> a man caught on camera kissing a member of his staff, first, this is "today" on
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drizzle this afternoon. >> and of course, wet roads lead to delays. let's check with jillian mele out there. >> majors are at a crawl all across the area. nearby 95 nearby allegheny. heavy volume, the drive southbound from woodhaven to the wine is almost 40 minutes. accident 95 southbound, 6 miles per hour on 76 westbound near city avenue. the blue vut as very heavy with volume on the northbound side past 95. chris. three inspects in the attack of a gay couple in philadelphia are free on bail after being arraigned overnight. nbc10 was there as kathryn knott, philip williams and kevin harrigan left after posting bail. they are attorneys say they were not the aggressors. we're back with another update in half an hour. have a good morning.
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. >> we are back now 7:30 on a thursday morning 25th of september 2014 not the kneesest day here in new york or any part of northeast. a nor'easter making its way up the coast. cloud and rain for a lot of people. that song in the background make us all feel better. it's that song from cyndi lauper and sarah bareilles. this is hoda's passion project. she will give us the premier. >> it's called "drewly brave." not only do we have this terrific song in this video, but the kids who are the stars of the video are going to be in our studio today, too. they were amazing, guys. they learned the words, they lip
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synced it. they danced a lot. >> i have a real strong feeling ability that. meantime, let's take a look at what's making held leans this morning. for third straight night, u.s. isis have targeted syria. the latest wave focusing on an oil refinery from a terror group that provided militants with a major source of income. >> a major man hunt for a university of virginia student is over. jesse matthews, jr., was the last person seen with heather graham. he was arrested last night. the deadly ambush of a state trooper, eric frein was spotted in a distance by officers on tuesday, but rug ed terrain that separated them gave frein the ability to disappear. stoil come this morning, eye opening new research on the relationship between your waist size and risk of breast cancer. >> let's gen this half hour with an eye opening and disturbing police video, a shooting in
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south carolina. take a look at this. a state trooper was fired after he shot an unarmed driver after a routine traffic stop. now he is facing criminal charges in the case. nbc's kristen dolgren is here. >> good morning, hoda, sean gruber was fired after police saw that video and concluded the shooting was without justification. on wednesday the former trooper was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and battery. this video caught on a police officer's dash cam showed state trooper stopping levar jones in south carolina. jones was standing outside and asked for his driver's license, when jones tried to reach pence his vehicle, gruber began yelling at him to get out of the vehicle then fired his weapon multiple times.
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get out of the vehicle. . get on the ground. get on the ground. >> jones is heard asking gruber why he shot him. i just got my license, you said get my license. what did i do, huh? are you hit? i think so. i can't feel my legs. i don't know what happened. i just grabbed my license. >> well you dove head first back if your car and yelled back out. >> i'm sorry. >> i pulled it off when i pulled into the gas station. >> reporter: authorities say jones unarmed was shot in the hip and treated at the hospital. he released statement saying in part my recovery is coming along well and i hope this situation can maim i make a change not just here at home in south clone but coast-to-coast. gruber was cardinaled with assault and battery with a high and aggravated nature, which
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could cause up to 20 years in prison. he was fired on drid. police released a statement saying the facts of this case are disturbing to me. but i believe this case was an isolated incident in which mr. gruber reacted to a perceived threat where there was novenlt gruber's defense attorney says there is more than one way to interpret the video. he told the judge his client is not guilty. his actions were justified. griesh posted a $75,000 bond on wednesday night. he is scheduled to be back if court. >> the video is disturbing. the conversation, right. >> that poor guy was shot apologizing to the police officer, i'm sorry, i was just going for my wallet. >> it's hard to figure out what was going through the trooper's mind in that uninstance. >> that guy wishes he had that moment. >> exactly right. >> let's turn to politics in an unconventional company ad. vans mcallister was caught on camera kissing a top aide. he and his wife are asking
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voters to forgive and forget. . peter, good morning to you. >> good morning, congressman vans mcallister is hardly the first politician to ask voters for a sec chance. few have done this with mcallister touting the support of the woman he cheated on, hess wife. >> i'm vans mcallister. >> i'm kelly mcallister. >> it's not the kind of company ad one wants to make side-by-side with his wife saying he should be re-elected despite getting caught. >> lots of feelings ups and downs. >> but a man's character is based on how many times he gets back up and stands again. >> there is likely the last time they saw the so-called kissing congressman caught on camera locking lips with a top aide, leaders wanted him to resign. instead, he promised to not run for re-election. he broke that vow. now he is trying to turn his
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other vow into ra virtue. >> i am lucky to be blessed with a great family and a wonderful christian life. >> i'm happy to have a husband that owns up to his mistakes and never gives up. >> zach dasher related to another set of a famous louisianian. >> i'm soeting for zach, my nephew. she's been officially and thoroughly vetted by the robert stephen king clan. >> reporter: that was the dynasty's patriarch phil hobbit stephen king. last election his son bill willie backed mcallister. >> vote for my good buddy vansz mcallister. >> he is not the only one seeking redemption. it worked for south carolina's mark sanford who got re-eleblged after a public affair. analysts sa i they ads can cut both ways. >> voters are judgmental and consider moral values very seriously in a district like this. voters are also very forgiving.
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>> we approve this message, some things are just worth fighting for. >> reporter: of course, mark sanford made that re-election run without his wife who divorced him. mcallister's primary is set for november 4th. if no candidate wins the top two candidates will face off in a runoff election some we may be seeing this ad for a little while still. >> peter alexander, thank you very much. >> lousiana politic, let's get a check of the weather. >> it's a third day of fall. right. so you are expecting chilly temperatures. kind of brisk. especially up in the plains. guess what, behind this high pressure system we have a warm flow of air. so look at some of these temperatures. we got rapid city 91. denver today 87. billings 93. >> that is 20 degrees above average and as you look at these temperatures, rapid city may come close to a ready ro. same with bismark,
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a damp start to the day and a windy one, too. wet and windy conditions this morning. we'll see improvement as the rain tapers off to a drizzle and temperatures into the middle to upper 60s later on today. clearing out tomorrow. in fact, a really nice friday. high of 77 degrees. look at the weekend, sunshine, low humidity. and temperatures in the low 80s. warm weather continues on monday. a chance of showers tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. >> that's your weather. i think there could be drizzle. i think tail play through it for derek jeter's dad. i have been reading, tiblts going you upwards of $4u678 bucks. we wish them well. >> hopefully the weather cooperates. by the way, we got to talk to jeter about his retirement and water next for him. take a look.
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>> reporter: how does life begin anew for you? >> well, first and foremost, i want to rest. i don't want to have a schedule. i have been doing this professionally for 23 years. i have been playing baseball sense i was four or five. i haven't had much time ami'm not complaining, but i'm look forward to having some time off. >> give the guy some time off. >> no questions. >> you can do the weather. >> be careful for what you wish for. >> i think we should roll that gator ade commercial several more times. >> there were flags with the number 2 on them. can have more of that interview tonight on nbc "nightly news." have you missed milestones in your children's lives, we will meet the ceo who got called out by his daughter and made a big change. next, are you watching what you eat? the interesting link between skirt size and a woman's limp to
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. >> back now at 7:44 with interesting new findings against breast cancer. a study suggests an increase in dress size could raise the disease by more than 40%. so we knew that obesity plays a factor in breast cancer. we're talking about a specific type of weight gain around the middle. >> this is coolful you and i talked about weight, obesity. what women want to know, some ways are practically talk to me. so this is in a british medical journal. they looked at over 93,000 women, women particularly if they put on weight between their 20s and 50s were more susceptible to breast cancer post-menopausally. if they changed from one waist size to another in skirts.
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>> so an 8 to a 10 to a 12. >> an 8 to a 10 could increase their post-menopausal cancer by 10%. you have to say why. probably because the way we distribute the weight. we talked about body fat. estrogen can fuel some cancers. it is toxic fat. it releases other chemicals like cortisol. even the breast cancer experts we rolled this by said independent of bmi. we're not talking obesity. >> this is interesting. there are so many things you can't control, genetics. this is one of those things you can control, right? >> while you and i talk about genetics a lot. genetics accounts for 5 to 8% of breast cancers in this country. so what causes breast cancer, we don't know. we sure talk about environment a lot. increasingly, we are linking
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increased weight to all kind of things, including cancer. so if you went up a skirt size in ten years, between, by the time at the end of the study after the age of 48, your chance of breast cancer went up 31%, few went up two skirt sidess, it went up 71%. so a real take home. simple things in life, tape measure, know your waist size, watch it. few don't like scales, if your clothes don't feel right, guess right, get back into them and modify how you modify your life. in your 20s, 30s, 40s, you don't pay the price after 50. >> good advice, thanks, so much. >> coming up, "truly brave." >> good advice, thanks, so much. >> coming up, "truly brave." we will shine a oh, no, you can't open that. >> good advice, thanks, so much. >> cplease choose onebrave." we wilbased on the cover. here we go! whoa... no test rides allowed. i can't show you the inside, but trust me.
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>> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. good morning, everyone. i'm chris cato. just awe few minutes until 8:00 a.m. let's get the "first alert" forecast from bill henley. >> it's a dreary one, chris. clouds=b$c%uu(r'g mainly over te city. and there are areas that are seeing it come down a bit heavier. gusty winds gusting to 30 miles an hour and beyond. steady rain fall for most of the area beginning to taper off later today. forecast is calling for temperatures to stay in the 60s. >> and with the heavy rain out there in some parts there are delays on the road. jillian mele has an update. >> heavy volume and accidents all over the place including 295 southbound, the right lane is blocked. you can see that long line in
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both direction ez. 422 eastbound. this is a live look at trooper. from oaks 202 and heavy volume on the ben franklin bridge. stacked up into philadelphia. opening statements are scheduled to begin today in the murder trial of rag hundran dan yandamuri in a murder trial. and ayesha abdur-rhaman was shot monday after he was walking flol a high school. darian person is charged with killing her police say he opened fire on two teenagers on the street. a stray bullet killing her. >> remember, you can get the latest news and weather at now we go back to the "today" show.
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i'm chris cato. have great thursday.
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. >> it's 8:00 on "today" coming up "truly brave." [ music playing ] we take you behind the scenes, this morning, we will show you the world premier of hoda's sheen the light anthem with music's biggest stars and the very special kids who inspired them. and the him coic cops, funny man andy sandberg looks ahead to a new season hit samberg and looks back at his years on "saturday night live". and grab a cowboy, country duo big & rich get ready to check up their boots live. ♪ save a horse, ride a cowboy ♪ >> it's thursday, september
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25ing, 2014. >> today is my 13th birthday. >> today is our anniversary. >> we love al roker! >> we are back now 8:00 on a thursday morning, 25th day of september, 2014 and it is a hot, steam seven mess here in new york. the city has a nor'easter making its way up the coast. we also have a lot of people listening to hoda's throwback song. >> you know which one it is. baby got back, my anaconda.
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>> we leak it. >> it sound so much better. >> hey, tomorrow on our special series, together we make football, we originally found the sport and it changed his entire outlook on life. joshua will be here. >> can we give a shout out to all the people out here? >> can we do that? >> this is amazing. these are all people in support of pediatric cancer. they came from around the area. they're in the pouring rain, they're here to support. we are excited to have them here today. >> let's go pence, get the top stories from natalie morales. >> once again, amationwide manhunt, police in galveston, texas, arrested the suspect in the case for hannah graham. craig, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. jesse matthews, by the way, charged with abduction and
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intent to defoul. as you might imagine here in charlottesville lots of relief and lots of hope as well him charlottesville police are headed to texas. charlgsville investigators hope to get some idea later today after talking to the man they say was last seen with hannah graham 13 days ago on the grounds of uva, anxious students are relieved and still optimistic. >> i think they found the guy and hope we get some answers and everybody here is a little on edge, but we're definitely very hopeful. >> reporter: ed graham's northern virginia high school, teammates gathered as hope of an arrest. >> my thoughts are there is hope we can find hannah now that we found him. >> hannah never forget to put others before herself. that's why everyone loved her so
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much and all of us a are here tonight. >> reporter: her attorney said we are grad he is safe and will be coming back to virginia. investigators believe he acted alone and have no reason to believe they knew each other. police maintain they do not believe matthews is related to other missing persons in the area. dave hansen was pastor at a monita church and he met him a decade ago. >> you think you know people. it just breaks my heart. it breaks my heart for her, ehope, i pray that she is found that, she is alive and that he didn't do this. these new missing posters, missing person posters went up overnight. the reward for heather graham now at $100,000. the police chief told me last evening that virtually every square inch of charlottesville has been searched.
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it's about 12 square miles. they are expanding their search today. they are asking people who live in the outlying areas, people who own large parcels of land to search their property. that's the latest. natalie. back to you. >> craig mel ven there, thanks. u.s. led airstrikes are now targeting isis control installations in syria to cut off oil profits to the organization a. british civil rights group says civilians were killed, likely those living near a refinery. france which joined last week in bombing isis in iraq, is considering expanding its role after the beheading of a french tourist wednesday by militants in algeria. reality star with the mike the situation" is out on bail. he and his brother are accused of purposely under paying taxes on about $9 million the
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situation earned from promotional activities. both men pleaded not guilty. they could face up to five years in prison if they are convicted. let's get a check of the weather once again with al. >> thank you so much. natalie. we got our friend here hanging o out. alabama, we love you, too. we expect to see more wet weather making its way up the coast. already here in new york. boston, you will get in on this later on today, look for showers and thunderstorms. your evening mute lab real mess. afternoon temperatures will be a little on the chili side with all that rain. northern plains, though, going to be toasty southwest as well good morning i'm bill hen y henley. a damp start to the day. wet and windy, too. the rain will taper off to a drizzle and we'll warm to the
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middle to upper 60s later today. a high of 77 and look at the weekend, low humidity and tempts in the low 80s. it continues on monday with a chance of showers on tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. . >> and that's your latest weather. >> coming up next on trending, meet sherlock the beagle that tracks down airline maengs passengers who leave items on planes. but is he for real? plus the big premier the world of "truly brave" the cyndi lauper sarah bareilles collaboration shining light on some special kids. >> i can't wait to see that. andy ♪ my son is going to wash the family prius. he insisted on using the rain to save water. fourteen years ago, i insisted on buying our first prius.
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. >> back with what's trending road to. when executives move. >> we never spot on camera. >> when executives leave a company, usually they say something like i want to spend more time with my family. here's a case where it wasn't a line, a job with a grueling schedule, he ran a successful firm. his resume sent sock waves around the industry. here is the interesting part of the story. it's why he left. in a new interview, a turning point came when his 10-year-old daughter came to him with 22 milestones he missed, her first day of school, her first soccer game, counts will resooil sightals. he called it a wake-up call. he makes breakfast for his daughter and drives her to school every single morning. fathers can do this just like moms do every single day. we have to mention he made
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something like $100 million. he has more of an ability to withdraw a little bit from that kind of scale. it makes you think about, i don't want to miss those moments every day. >> i can already hear the guilt. mom, you didn't come to my birthday at school. >> his birthday. >> even morning time, too. my two daughters were just hanging out. they're not milestones per se. >> but magical moments. >> i get them at night. i'll shake it up. >> i have a question for you. have you ever been desperate to find a parking space in a packed lot only to see somebody else's car taking up two spaces. >> i hate that. >> the owner wasn't going to have that outside a new jersey restaurant. check this out. he pulled up right next to the white corvette with husband mud covered jeep. after going in the restaurant. he waited and waited by the window for the corvette owner to come back. he checks for scratches, pulse
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off. >> that's how blake parks next to adam. >> just like that. >> it was the geneva that actually park first. >> now, that is worse to me than if they park too close to you. >> well, ladies, i'm sorry to report this could be the weekend for george clooney and fiancee, reports say they will ty the knot this saturday in italy. they caught her looking stunningly apparently as she arrived in the country a. little wedding in venice. i volunteered to go to cover it. >> it's happened to all of us. we get off a plane, reel realize you left something behind. >> it's almost worth it if you get a friend like this to help you save the day. yes. sherlock the beagle on the case, for dutch airlines, he gets a
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whiff of the passenger's phone, using her scent. he tracks her down back in the terminal. hold on, everybody, he's too good to be true. >> it is unfortunately t. agency behind this ad confirmingless pure fantasy a. marketing stunt designed to lure dog lovers everywhere. >> don't forget to get your stuff. >> it's worth it. though. >> i believe it. >> i believe. >> i love sherlock. >> that is what's trending today. up next, i'm so excited our
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. >> we are back now with our shine the light series. we kicked off hoda's initiative on wednesday. this morning, we are happy to say it's time for the finished product. >> it is. as a chanceer survivor, i know how hard it is to face the disease. i cannot understand how hard it must be for a child. when i was sick, music was the best thing for me. i thought maybe the perfect song could help kids, too. i managed to convince sarah bareilles and cyndi lauper to match forces and i had to find the perfect place and kids to start our music video. >> you are going to do it. >> reporter: it's surprising how cheerful it can be at this children's hospital of philadelphia. but in the battle against
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pediatric cancer. >> how are you? >> reporter: smiles are as important as drugs and surgery. if you had one super power, what would the super power be? >> invisibility. >> reporter: why? >> so i wouldn't have to take my medicine. >> doing anything fun in there? >> reporter: there is such a feeling 5r7bd here that's uplifting. there is a lot of pain and suffering in the life of a child with cancer. part of what we try to the here is make it cheerful and have kids have a happy time. >> reporter: so win p when i asked the staff to take over their cancer center and work with them to film a music video to raise money? they were all in. >> reporter: due like music in you do. raise your hands if you like to single. lydia, what do you like to do? >> paint. >> reporter: sing, dance or paint? >> pretend to sing. who cares if you can't sing, it doesn't matter zpli break dance. >> we will have to see that when
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it comes time for the music video. we don't have a lot of time. we have to learn the chorus. for a day or two, they leave behind the drama of cancer for a little make believe and the chance to be super stars ♪ your true colors ♪ and that's why i love you ♪ so don't be afraid ♪ to let them show ♪ >> come on, how great is that song? that was excellent. everybody give me a hand. make a video. let make a video. let's make a video! i can't wait to see you break dance! ready, one, two, three. objection. the moment. all right. with the stars of the video with us, it is time for the big reveal. let's take a look at "truly brave."
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[ music playing ] 12340e9s you used to say ♪ don't be discouraged ♪ it's heart to have courage in a world of people ♪ you can lose sight of it all ♪ you are so unique in a world so small ♪ you can be amazing ♪ you can turn a phrase into a weapon or ♪ you can be the outcast or disaster ♪ somebody's lack of love ♪ but i wonder what will happen ♪ i see your true colors ♪ shining through ♪ i see your true colors
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♪ and that's why i love you ♪ so don't be afraid ♪ to let them show ♪ i want to see you ♪ just want to see you ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you be brave! ♪ show me a smile ♪ everybody's in there ♪ everybody's in there ♪ yeah ♪ no one to disappear ♪ bow down in a mighty world ♪ and maybe there is a load ♪ maybe one of these days you can let the light in ♪ how big your brave is ♪ say what you want to say ♪ and let the words fall out
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♪ honestly ♪ i want to see you be brave ♪ what you want to say ♪ let the world fall out ♪ honestly ♪ i want to see you be brave ♪ show me you're brave ♪ and let them show ♪ your true colors ♪ true colors ♪ you're beautiful ♪ ever since our history of silence ♪ i can remember ♪ your words can be anything ♪ why don't you come out and show me your true ♪ your true colors ♪ what you want to say ♪ your true colors ♪ what you want to say ♪ honestly ♪ true colors are beautiful
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♪ your true colors ♪ i want to see you be brave ♪ brave ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you be brave ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you ♪ i want to see you are brave [ applause ] >> oh, yay! >> that was so cool. >> that was awesome ♪. >> i want to thank you for your time and your genius. you know who is here?
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everybody. >> great job you guys in the music video. did you have fun sophia? >> it was a lot of fun. >> did you have fun when you were singing the songs? what was your favorite part you think? >> the brave part. >> the brave part. how does it go? ♪ i want to see you be brave ♪ they got i. sheets one of the top singers and dancers. >> did you see her finger nails, she is all true colored out there. baron, how did you learn the words so quickly? you knew every single words to that song? >> i just know it. >> you do? >> why western you singing along? your mom taught you the words, right? >> mm-hmm. >> your mom there. >> show us, give us a little. show us the move. you got the arms. >> yeah.
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>> what do your folks think you came home all covered in paint? >> they liked it. >> it must have been so much fun. >> can we also have one more round of aplaurksz not only for the stars, but for hoda for putting this together? [ applause ] >> what did you say? >> happy birthday! >> it is your birthday. >> i want to thank everybody, sean, cassidy, lizzie coobbs. i hope this lives on. i hope we make a lot of money for you guy, because you guys deserve it, right, cheyenne? >> all the money goes to pediatric research. >> my best friend. >> that is a shout out. >> i love it. >> it's a tribute. head to the fundraising page at if you know someone truly brave
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share your pictures with us using the #trulybrave. >> we'll be right back after your local news. i love you guys. thank you. [ music playing ] 12340e9s why done you show us your true colors [ music playing ] what
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good morning, i'm tracy davidson. a wet ride to work for a lot of people, let's find out more with bill henley. >> yes, it's been a gusty and rainy morning. rain clouds over philadelphia and it is lightenning up in some areas. more rain is streaming in from off shore. it really tapered off in parts of central and southern delaware. our skies, clouds, and wind will keep temperatures in the 60s. >> let's check on the ride to work with jillian mele. a number of accidents out
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there and some delays. this has been out there for about an hour and it's still there. check out that line of red. a huge delay for miles as you approach that scene. leave yourself extra time there. this is 422, ebb side past rouse 29 we have an accident here you see on the shoulder. traffic is very slow as drivers make their way by the scene. three suspects that were charged with an attack on a gay couple. they left early this morning, police say they were among a group of friends walking along before the attack. the fight was not gay bashing and that the victims were the aggressors. we'll have more news in 25 minutes. i'm
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[ music playing ] >> it's 8:30 on a thursday the 25th of september, 2014. it's just another chance to say hi to the nice people out here on our plaza this morning. they are dealing with some pretty awful weather. you know what, they're in good spirits. that's always nice. >> they are. coming up a little later, we have a big country morning. you know the band, big & rich. >> oh, yeah. >> which one is big, which run is rich? anyway, they're here celebrating ten years. >> andy sam berg made himself a name on brooklyn 9-9.
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we will say hello. >> a senior cast member. ladies and gentlemen, peter -- you didn't watch the forecast, did you? >> only kidding. >> come on. >> that's not so bad. we were a little worried. good morning. we were a little worried you were going to leave ""snl."" what's the truth behind those rumors? >> you don't have to worry about that. you have to worry about the premier saturday, that's the 40th anniversary. >> i like that. >> do you get jitters before the first episode of the season? >> i have jitters now. it's a natural thing. . of course, it's a big deal like it's "saturday night live." the man in the green has to come through for a lot of people. i'm holding this like mary poppins style. i get nervous. we are dedicated and passionate about it. >> we are interested in your impressions. we will see more al roker
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impressions. >> i am getting ready to do it. it's a lot of fun. >> we got andy sandberg in studio. anything you can tell me before i interview him that will freak him out? >> he's afraid of bacon. ask him about bacon. >> now he has to live up to the bacon thing. he's not afraid of bacon. that's weird. you put me on 'spot. i had to make that up. >> you can catch the season premier of "saturday night live." musical guest scar ariana grande. if it's saturday night, it must be "saturday night live" in new york. >> are you going to help with weather? >> absolutely. >> okay. >> i guess we will do the forecast. >> put the mask off. put it out there. >> a lot of things are going on
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in texas. and arizona, a lot of rain in florida. sunshine on the northeast coast. it's raining in new york city. back to you guys. >> we have wet weather out west and looking at more showers. by the way, did you know i had a intern, a weather intern. from nascar, my "wake up with al" intern on the weather channel. >> you are a big weather channel watcher. >> it's been anything but sunny times, i had a blowout with the coffee machine. big & rich, i got all excited. >> you are a big weather fan. you love weather. >> i do. >> the last time you were here, you said you wanted to interview me. >> i do, i have a big chance. we have a little right, al, thank you. >> up next. >> whoa. >> hoda. >> that right.
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my intern, you were supposed to tell me to throw it to the locals. >> i'm sorry, you are . good morning i'm bill henley, a damp start to the day, a windy one too. we'll see improvement this afternoon as the rain tapers off to a drizzle and temperatures warm to the middle to upper 60s later today. clearing out for tomorrow, look at the weekend. sunshine and low humidity and temperatures in the low 80s. the warm weather continues on monday with just a chance of showers on tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. . >> that's your local weather. coming up next, andy sandberg on his upcoming show and his legacy on "snl." >> lots of performances from big & rich. >> first this is "today" on nbc.
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. >> oh, we are back now at 8:37. for seven memorable seasons andy sandberg was on "saturday night live" he impersonated nicholas cage right in front of nicholas cage. who could forget that unique christmas gift. now sandberg stars on "brooklyn 99. he landed a role. >> you share personal an next dietz anecdotes. have you 12 second left. >> accepted. i was once in a room with ten guys named sal. i missed you so much. everyone back to work. >> welcome back, andy, good to see you. >> it was so hard to memorize that. >> how long killed it take? >> several days. >> is it weird to be back at "30 rock"? you spent a lot of time on the
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8th po across the street. >> not too weird? i have been back since i left. i hosted the finales. i'm always back. >> is it weird, though, after all the years working here, if you were to go across the street to the elevator, the security would tackle you. >> they probably would. >> do you have more commentarys? >> i heard it. >> it's very cool. congratulation on season two. you get renewed. a vote of confidence, what's happening with jake peralta? >> we find jake under cover with the mob at the end of last season. we peck ick up with him there a his sort of re-uniteding with squad at 99. >> are you decked in mob or so-called mob attire? >> there are some jump suits. >> are there, really? >> some crushed velvet. >> gold chains? >> yeah. >> reminiscent of the blanket in the box video?
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>> nothing quite. there you golf that's what it looks leak right there. >> that's good. i'd buy both of them by the way. how does this schedule treat you? >> one of the things, we get to know people at "snl" over the years, they complain about the schedule, a killer, late nights, overnights, how is this new schedule treating you? >> it's nice in general. it's early morning, which i know you are used to. for me is a waking nightmare. >> you are not a morning person? >> i am no. i am not. comedians generally exist in the nighttime. sort of vampires in that way. but i'm adjusting to it. i got my full weekend now, which is nice the word "saturday" isn't in my show. >> two golden globes. i watched the awards show, i often don't do. you looked genuinely surprised when you won for best actor in a samberg. by the way, against people like michael j. fox.
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>> yeah. i was pretty sure they were pranking me. it was real. that category was stacked and it was, our show was brand-new. we hadn't aired a full season, so i wasn't expecting anything, it was awesome. >> little did we know that you have this terrifying fear of fainting. he just revealed. where did it start? >> i guess it started when keenan covered by entire bed in bacon when i was sleeping. >> he's a prankster that keenan. >> nice of him to dress up, too. >> he said the same about you, actually. listen, congratulations, "brooklyn 99" is back, second season. >> yes. >> congratulations on the golden globes, that's a big deal. >> thanks. >> and the season premier of the show is this sunday on fox. up next, cooking for a cause, special projects that has celebrity chefs coming toke. first this is "today" on nbc.
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. >> it's spring break video, we are happy to say it is trending on twitter all across the country. now to another worthy cause, unisef's mission is to save the lives of children. some of your favorite chefs are uniteing with a brand-new cookbook, hillary gumble, wife of our good friend brian gumble compiled the book and is on the unichef board of directors. you combine two passions here, children and food. >> yes. >> i would imagine it was pretty easy to get the chefs to jump on board with it. >> the chefs are amazing. first of all, they are rock stars of today. so it's neat. the concept was really that great song "we are the world." everybody comes towing for something beyond them to raise awareness.
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the chefs were thrilled to do it. they have these great recipes, it's great, president ethnic. multi-cultural. it was grit to get them to do it. >> it helps the children t. irony is we look at so many children around the world architect simple smeel a luxury. >> it's a luxury. the fact that you can reach across the globe, help children to have better meals, access to education, clean water. the scope of unify sef's work is -- unisef's work is remarkable. it's powerful. it's amazing. >> you want to help a child get clean drink water, it costs $1. let's go into the kich within hoda and see what the world chefs have cooked up. >> i am with two great chefs. i'm going to start with jeffrey. you are making us lamb shanks, close to your heart.
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>> i'm middle eastern. she has been working at the u.n., it's a global dish. we have lamb, all these middle eastern spices and i think it's fitting. this book has incredible recipes. it's just about flavor. so are you ready? >> what should we do? >> i will put these in here. cumin, garlic, pepper, sachlt will you whip that in there. i will put a little olive oil to get it started. >> is eight bit of a rub. >> i want the olive oil in here to adhere to the lamb. the lamb is getting tasty. all we will do. is it ready? incredible. all we will do then is take these lamb shanks which are cleaned from the butcher. rub them on like that. you want to paint that? >> cooking a lamb shank, there any trick to it? >> you go to the butcher. he or she will tell you what you want. you want something robust.
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these are great lamb shanks from colorado. you want to marinate them at least six hours. i like to do it overnight. can you smell that, right? we get a dutch oven. the nice thing is to get a sear. it charm ettizes the flavor. after about ten or 15 minutes each side, we take it out. >> look someone was hungry. >> we take it out. >> we will wrestle these. look at the color of the shank. >> we are moving over. >> enjoy the meal. >> we start with cooking our chicken in beer. it's been shredded. now to the bore broth, right? we add the combination of peas, carrots and green beans. everything goes into the same pot a. super easy recipe. we add some ketchup, tv magic, we've cooked it right there. >> this looks amazing.
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>> we garnish with olives and pimento. >> how are the lamb shanks? >> delicious. we have a special guest. >> we are hungry. >> oh. >> i smell food. >> oh, a surprise. >> we'll try these on you later. >> she has been making the recipes. i have been the guinea pig. >> he gave me good credit for trying. how is the lamb? >> he is normally the one in the kitchen. >> i forgot the chicken. >> great for you guys to participate. hillary, great for you to put it altogether. >> we will be joining. actually, they will be joining hsn, right? >> on friday night. we have a special.
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mindy grossman this powerhouse wonderful person that runs hsn and carol stern helps put this cookbook towing. we are doing this wonderful feature featuring ingrid. i will be there. . coming up next, a performance by big & rich. stick around. this is "today" on nbc.
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big & rich entered the scene with songs like "riding a cowboy." now they're celebrating their tenth anniversary, it's a new album called "gravity." i like seeing you two towing. there is something ability you two side-by-side. >> thank you. >> there was a little time where you guys kind of went off on your separate ways a bit, did your own thing. >> respecting each other's individuality. >> but there was a magnetism that brought you back together. what was it that brought you back together all the time? >> we have been writing songs since '99. what we do on our own is not as combustible. gravity came into existence over that. >> tell us about "gravity. request itself.
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>> it's fun to sing together. >> it's fun to listen, too. >>" gravity" is our few album. we are celebrate tag today. it's got well some of our favoritist songs written here over the past year and just amazing stuff. man, we're so happy to have it out. >> what are you going to sing for us? >> we have a song "look at you." it's all over the radio. people are getting it. so we'll give it to you. >> all right. come on. [ music playing ] [ music playing ] ♪ baby, within i look at you with them baby blues, ♪ cutting right through me send me back to the good time when you couldn't get enough of me ♪ i guess i'm giving myself away ♪ i look at you ♪ nothing i can do ♪ baby when i look at you yeah,
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baby when i look at you ♪ last thing i thought i'd see was ♪ you were constant apart from me ♪ holding on to that jersey ♪ shooting them down ♪ oh, i haven't seen you since the last time ♪ i ain't seen nothing but the tan line ♪ things running through my mind ♪ on and on and on and on ♪ baby when i look at you, ♪ with them baby blues ♪ cutin' right through me back to the good times ♪ when you couldn't get enough of me ♪ guess i'm giving myself away ♪ saying all the things i never did say ♪ i lose myself and nothing else i can do ♪ baby when i look at you ♪ yeah, baby when i look at you
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♪ well, i know you know i'm a watchin' ♪ your low cut on the dance floor rock seven ♪ got the whole place worked up and locked in ♪ with every move so sexy it's shock seven ♪ girl you sure do know how to serve it ♪ the way i did ya lord i deserve it ♪ you know my heart, you know how to hurt it ♪ on and on and on and on and ♪ baby when i look at you, ♪ with them baby blues ♪ cutin' right through me ♪ you set me on the rebind, ♪ back to the good times, ♪ when you couldn't get enough of me ♪ i guess i'm givin' myself away ♪ sayin' all the things i never did say ♪ i lose myself, there's nothing else i can do ♪ come on ♪ baby when i look at you ♪ yeah baby when i look at you
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♪ yeah, rung out ♪ drive away as fast as i can ♪ and forget we ever bucked ♪ baby when i look at you ♪ with them baby blues ♪ they're cutin' right through me ♪ you set me on the rewind ♪ back to the good times ♪ when you couldn't get enough of me ♪ i guess i'm givin' myself away ♪ sayin' all the things i never did say ♪ i lose myself ♪ there's nothing else i can do ♪ oh, i lose myself ♪ there's nothing else i can do ♪ baby, when i look at you ♪ yeah, baby, win look at you ♪ baby when i look at you
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♪ with them baby blues ♪ they're cutin' right through me ♪ >> whew! beautiful. big & rich t. album called "gravity" playing an interesting game of spin the bottle. won't that be fun? first your local news. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. it is going to be a soggy day, let's get the details, bill? >> yes, we have seen a lot of rain. now we're seeing breaks in the clouds. much less rain and scattered showers in the cape may area.
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the wet weather will continue into the afternoon hours. stand by for a rainy and windy day today. winds gusting to 30 miles per hour and beyond today. >> a pretrial conference today for a woman that should keep her from doing jail time for bringing a gun into new jersey. she could have faced up to five years in prison. the prosecutor changed his mind after it was discovered -- he is the same prosecutor that allowed ray rice to enter the program after his domestic violence arrest. a two-day strike has ended early, but the hospital brought in temporary nurses to work the rest of the week. there is disputed over pay,
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pensions, and staffing levels. and time ticks away on a 120 day cooling off period following a transit worker strike. they're still without a tract after they failed to reach an agreement. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes and you can always get the latest news and weather on thanks for watching, i'm tracy davidson. [ music playing ]
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>> from nbc news, this is "today" take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> wow, welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, september 25th, it's 2014. it's drizzly, it's rainy. that makes us sad, because today in new york is derek jeter day. are we going to have a game tonight in the bronx? >> i believe we will. there will be a delay perhaps because of the drizzle. the grounds crew is one of the greats in the world. they will be working overtime to get that thing ready. >> it will be a little delay. >> if they don't play today
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they'll play when? >> monday? >> they can't blow off the ceremony. so they have to come back monday i guess and take some steam out of that. >> oh, man. >> i'm curious, what's with the free phone? >> you want to do it now? you sure? because i don't know if i'm ready. i need counseling. i got this fixed. the iphone 6. so last night i you know updated my old iphone and the work iphone. i went on to do this. now i can't make a call. my screen is black. i can't call out. people can call in, which i learned this morning. i am like shaking. i had 45 minutes of sleep because i don't have a home phone. so i kept dozing off, i would hit the screen to see if anything changed. goes off, hit the screen, nothing. so this morning i said, somebody have an iphone? they said not to update. i do the news.
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i don't see it. but i didn't send it to me. i guess i'm not on the a-list. so i saw our executive producer. bring a hammer out, i'm fully prepared to go crazy. i can't call anyone. i call my mother every morning at the same to say good morning. i can't call her. >> i recall a couple weeks ago talking about people not getting rid of their land line. >> i know. here's the other thing i learned. how many phone numbers do you know by memory now? >> maybe one. maybe mine. >> i don't know, i couldn't call you. >> but your phone didn't work, so you couldn't call anyway. >> so apple is saying 8.01 update after lots of users complained. >> having hot flashes. >> a lot of people are experiencing the same. they western able to use the touch i.d. as well. apple says, by the way, we have a work around for you.
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if you have an iphone, if you lost service and functionality today after updating to 8.01. can reinstall ios 8 on itunes. get this ready, tamron in the next few days. >> i was sent the instructions on what to do. i tried. i went through the list. i did everything that i could and it doesn't, come here, children come here, children, come here, come on up. here, merry christmas. they're in our studio. merry christmas. >> wow, thanks for the dead phone. nobody loves you like our tamron. see you later, bye-bye, thank you. if someone calls, tell them i'm not home. griffin, yes, that's all i got. i got two laptops upstairs, can you have them. >> you might want to do the
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white thing. >> oh, griffin, those pictures are not tam ron or me. >> what pictures? >> that's what celebrities always say, it's not me. >> it's not just you. >> a lot of people, trending. >> i would prefer my phone to bent. >> bending. >> what does it say about apple? this whole new product was supposed to be the big comeback to snuff out the buzz around galaxy and android. what do you think? >> i think it's the hardware. it's a problem with the hardware. not the software. almost everybody sent out a new ios, whether you are android. there will always be buds. >> i won't complain too much. surely, there is light at the end of the tunnel. >> there is. >> i've learned something. >> what have you learned? >> go old schoolful old school
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is new school. i need a land line and a paper notebook to write down phone numbers. >> keep a rolodex. >> al has a rolodex. >> i love old school. i like new school, too. they can exist together, friend. they can be together. ebony and ivory. >> let's go on. it's good the hear al sing, i'm happy. a big story, this has gone viral almost overnight, espn suspended bill simmons, he weighs in and gives much opinion all the time on sports and pop culture. espn decided to suspend him when he blasted roger goodell accusing him of lying, basically saying how come you didn't see those ray rice tapes and threatened espn to take action. >> good move.
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>> take a listen. >> goodell, if he didn't know what was on that tape, he's ra liar. i'm saying that dude is lying. few put him up on a lie detector test, that guy would fail. i hope somebody calls me an e-mails me and says i'm in trouble. if one person says that to me, i'm going public. leave me alone. he's a liar, i will talk about that on my podcast, please, call me, say i'm in trouble. i dare. >> you dared them and they did. espn not only suspended him for three weeks, which is one more than ray rice was suspended for in the domestic abuse, espn said those engaged in our editorial operations must operate within sze spn's journalistic standards. as a result, we have suspended him for three weeks. willie, you have more knowledge, pence knowledge. >> not necessarily pence
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knowledge, it was not he criticized the nfl. if you watched outside the lines or keith oberman, they have been going hard on goodell. it's not the criticism towards the nfl. i think he calls him explicitly a liar without having evidence. a lot of people think she a liar. to say that crossed the line. they didn't care about the language, that's his podcast, that's what he does. the other part is basically baiting the executives. we can't have a guy with such a high profile, it sets a bad example. they sat down. >> of course, he'll probably come back bigger tan ever. >> that's the thing. he's mart terred now, the free simmons hashtag was number one world wide. he's a smart guy, a talented guy. espn felt. that they felt he crossed the line. >> do you think he being as smart and media savvy as he is, he purposely did this, taunting
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espn knowing they would probably take action and then he comes off as the hero and, bam! he's bigger than ever? >> i don't have insight into his thinking. i do know he's been suspended before and it doesn't hurt. >> if you are suspended with pay, that's a three-week vacation. then you come back, you are more popular than ever? >> it only helps. >> i dare you, i dare you! >> okay. of course, our good pal ellen always had a running joke with requested modern family" eric stonetree, she scares him, of course, he knows this. check this out. >> we are talking as sophia, watch "modern family" whatever you want. >> watch requested mot earn family." >> oh my god!
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>> because my dog is scared of going up and down the stairs. that's what i to the it was, he has to carry -- >> oh. you mother -- oh. >> okay. so this time eric decided, you know what, he's bringing two friends to act as body guards, so let's see if it works. >> there he goes. >> these are my two best friends, paul, stacy, here to have my back today, ellen. we're going to go back stage, create a perimeter, if you see anything, a guy in a dog costume architect transparent 1930s girl with a rag doll floating in the air, don't hesitate to interrupt the interview, okay. oh! you! >> oh my god! >> are you kidding me? >> incredible. wow! >> i have a fear of clowns, too. >> oh! >> that's diabolical.
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she really got him there. >> ellen. wow! >> she's good. >> i found out recently, tamron is afraid of being tickled. >> the thought of it. >> not the actual -- >> i won't let people get close. >> you just made a little move. >> the thought of it makes me like the anticipation of it, every, just my body goes into a sweat. everything. so this one, we go over to the other studio every day this week al has popped out of random places pretending to tickle me. it's cruel! >> it's crazy. >> unusual hobby. but now this! [ music playing ] . >> all right. let show you what we got. a lot of wet weather making its
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way up the coast. we got rain in cape may, new jersey. we also got rain up in time's square. but we're thinking it will be out of here in time for the captain. we like this. we see the heaviest rain will be in southern new jersey along the eastern end of long island into cape cod, could be minor coastal flooding. we will watch that. the rest of the country, we have wet weather in florida. really the next day or two. we are expecting wet weather out into the pacific northwest t. sunshine is in new england. through the great lakes a. lot of heat, unusually warm, temper good morning i'm bill henley. a damp and windy start to the day. we will see improvement this afternoon. temperatures will warm into the middle to upper 60s later on today.
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clearing out for tomorrow, a nice friday with a high of 77 degrees. look at the weekend. sunshine, low humidity and temperatures in the low 80s. chance a chance of showers come tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. . >> and that's -- no, don't tickle -- no. >> no that's not his role. his role is to read. it's the best selling books that has turned into one of the best anticipated movies of the year. we will talk to the stars it's the yoplait greek taste-off and we are asking the music city which 100-calorie strawberry greek yogurt tastes best. this one is definitely the winner. yoplait greek 100! you want to see which one yoplait greek beat? chobani yes! yoplait greek wins again. take the taste-off for yourself! can this decadent, fruit topped pastry... ...with indulgent streusel crumble, be from... fiber one.
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character is a tad more sensational. >> we have defense attorney hannah bowl, patron saint to wife killers everywhere. would you consider defending nick dunn? >> let me say thank you for a warm welcome. of course, i defend nick dunn, just because this guy isn't walking around weeping, doesn't mean he isn't hurting? >> it's a hallmark of a lack of empathy. >> good morning. it's journalists. sela you were the hard hitting journalist. missy a little more nancy grace let's say? >> a little more honest. honest. saying what everybody else wants to say. >> how did you do your hair to be the role to be a host? >> i did watch a little watch a lot of nancy grace and wear a lot of leather. over the top.
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>> it was hysterical. you do a great job. >> thank you. >> you make me laugh. >> sela, you are like, so sexy so very sexy, too. >> oh, really. >> thank you. >> we love it. >> this book has so many people waiting to see the movie when you got a property like that, is there a certain amount of pressure between what people think they're going to do? >> are you asking me? >> yes. >> when you get up to go to the bathroom, you miss my role. i have a fabulous cameo. so for me the waesh e pressure was not there like it would have been for rosamund and affleck.
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matter the meat of the film. they do a trick job. it's terrifically fun. i was on the edge of my seat and i knew what was happening. >> at any time you read the book, people create these characters in their mind, you definitely have that challenge, are people going to like what i do? are they going to believe it? that's the character have you in your head. >> have you read it? >> yeah. >> i read it. i bought the the audition and went in and was in the second. i think i had the callback like two days later. i had already read the book. it was like such a page turner. >> oh. >> i am mesmerized by your beauty. i can't even lie. pingponging like looking. both of you are flawless, which makes me think of this tweet i saw, i follow you on twitter. you sent out a tweet with your bff kathie lee and hoda, you have to be disappointed it's us, you said i hopeny zits heal. well, where is the zit?
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>> here's the ding thing, i had gone to the audition. i tweeted the day before, i was sitting outside in my car, oh, and. >> there is nothing there. >> i had my makeup artist gloria. >> gloria, you did a great job. our viewers sent in. do we have some remedies? >> toothpaste apparently heals, apple cider vin gore and fifth of odoul's. it's wonders for bags under your eyes. >> have you tried it? >> i read it on the sper net? you know i do a little aspirin in water, you make paste. >> that works? >> come on. >> it works, you make a paste. it makes the redness go down and the inflammation. >> you both look amazing. the film is incredible. >> thank you so much. >> october 3rd. up next, you got the news.
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. >> taking a look at headlines, a study out of great britain is linking skirt size to breast cancer in some with it. it looked at 90,000 women and found out going up one size every year is associated with a 30% greater risk of developing breast cancer after menopause. the increased risk is higher, 77% for women going up two skirt sizes every ten years. some important advice for fighting the severe respiratory illness in 30 states, an ohio state researcher says the best defense is washing your hands often with liquid soap, not bar
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soap, with i can harbor bacteria and alcohol-based hand sanitizers are effective against some bacteria do not kill the ebola virus. good news, new home sales surged to a six-year high in august from 18% in july. still existing home sales dropped slightly for the first time in four months. finding the right car seat for your child just got easier. they launched a new tool to help parents get a booster seat based on age, height, weight. can you find it at safer car.glove. unless you are in the cookie aisle or the cereal aisle, grocery shopping may not be exciting for little shoppers. we don't know if this guy had a tough time. he can't keep his eyes opened. he keeps rocking back and forth and eventually loses the battle. falls right asleep. there you go. there you have it.
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good morning i'm vai sikahema. let's get our forecast now. >> that's the term i have been searching for all day. that's keeping things cool. a cloudy rainy view fromsen ter city. 60 degrees and holding where it has cleared out in southern delaware. that's where it warmed up. the rest of the area with rain and seeing temperatures go nowhere. currently at philadelphia international, 67 degrees. you see that wildwood is at 70 degrees right now. clouds on and off with rainfall during the day. wet and windy will taper off to
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a drizzle later today. three suspects in the attack on a gay couple have been released this morning. they turned themselves in yesterday. police say they were among a group of friends seen on video walking on video before the assault. they say that it was not gay bashing and that the victims were the aggressors. >> a change will add penalties for hate crimes for gender. the bill comes into following the assault of the kbay couple. elected officials and representatives from the lbgt
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community and friends of the couple will attend.
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. >> welcome back to "today" thursday morning, september 25th, 2014. it's a drizzly morning. that doesn't matter, nicholas lachey. >> mr. sunshine. >> the sunshine raf your rain. >> sing it for us. we love it. >> i love the zblong we get people to write a question, upon it into our fishbowl over in the orange room. last week we played a little orange room roulette and answer a celebrity's question. >> you are here, you give us the question. you deal out. >> okay. no pressure. what's your favorite scut of
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underwear and why? antony matthew. >> who probably looks good in any cut. boxers. >> boxers. >> you? >> full boxers. i'm a boxer, brief guy. >> those are the tight ones? >> yeah. >> okay. >> beetles or elvis and why? >> oh. >> from brian green. >> beetles. >> sorry. >> you don't want to elaborate? >> i love the beetles, "yesterday" the whole play list. my kids love their songs, so. we play them before we go to bed. >> what is your stranded on a desert island album? jennifer nettles. >> willie. >> i'll say "let it be." monkey man. >> a british morning over there.
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>> international. >> oh, this is for you. >> are you play something. >> what's been your most embarrassing moment not only in news in life. >> in life? oh, walking down 5th avenue in front of the church and my skirt blew up over the head. >> it was a mar len monroe moment. >> a scary monroe in front of the vendor's the peanut man just said yeah, whew! >> fluts for nuts! >> no, that itself not applicable. >> that's one of the vendors. >> pardon me, nick. >> let's take a look, show you what's going on as far as your weather is concerned for the weekend. we got more rain down in florida. nothing happening there. lenity of sunshine ray long the northeast coast into the great lakes, more rain back through the western plains, west coast looking good. on saturday again fabulous
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weather. new york city is going to be 81. more rain down in florida, unfortunately. out west the coast looks good, sunday, sunday! we got a gorgeous day again in the northeast, new england, great lakes, down n the gulf coast. finally seeing dry weather in florida. west coast again sp good morning i'm bill henley. a damp start to the day and a windy one too. we'll see improvement this afternoon as the rain tapers off to a drizzle and temperatures warm into the middle and upper 60s later on today. a really nice friday, high of 77 degrees. look at the weekend. sunshine, low humidity, and temperatures in the low 80s. just a chance of showers come tuesday and wednesday, have a great day. . >> and that's your latest
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weather. >> oh, really, you too? >> she's coming back. >> former 98 degrees star nicholas lachey can do it all, a writer, a producer, tv host airing at the same time as ours. >> no complication there. >> so while you are watching us live, you can dvr niblg when the new season of vh-1 or a picture in picture. >> begin, next week. [ music playing ] >> nick, good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning, tamron, she making her way back in. >> the only way is at the end of this segment you agree to teach us boy band moves. >> i'm not dancing in a boy band. >> teach us a little something.
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>> all i got is hey, hey, a little two step. >> that's all i need. okay. done. >> so you are starting your own morning show. this is pretty exciting? >> yes, it's actually my sec season. we did it last spring. it was a blast. i think we are the only show. it's on every single day. being vh-1, somebody from the music industry, it's important for me, exposing new bands, celebrity guests. it's a lot of fun. >> you work hard on the show. i've watched a bunch of it online. you are singing one moment, cooking in other. a lot goes into every show. >> yeah, i try. it's ton for me. it's one of those deals you show up every day you don't know what will happen. that to me is the fun of it. the live tv almost. never knowing what you will get. from the musical performances. i love to sing on the show when i get a chance to.
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we try to have fun. >> you love the singing. you are working on new music. how do you juggle all of that? >> thankfully, i had the summer off. the album is coming out november 11th. called sound track of my life. >> is it the sound track of your life? >> in a sent it is. i picked songs from movie sound tracks that meant something for me and my life. >> like what songs? >> falling slowly. kind of a theme song for my wife and i. that's on there. streaming philadelphia, bruce spring stein the movie "philadelphia." >> did you do "let it go?" >> i did not do that one either. wonderful world, aerosmith, in your eyes, peter gabrielle. the marriage of film and music is a special one. i thought it's a cool way to do
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you mean this new album. >> you have a little two-year-old you mentioned. you just dropped him off at preschool? >> i did. i sadly was here in new york. i missed his first day at preschool. this is his second birthday party. vanessa took him to school. an emotional moment for mom. we got through it. >> do you have music in your house? do we have it? music. come on. come on. >> okay. come on, he's going to get up. wow! >> my brother can do it much better than i could, the "dancing with the stars" champion. >> coming up, new morning live monday vh-1. up next, tamron and willie. will find out if this little guy's bite. oh! get close to some wild animals. oh! get close to some wild animals. >> i have i'm on expert on softball.
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. >> all right. it's time for today's call of the wild the part of the show when tamron holds an alligator snapping turtle for the first time. >> or when willie does it. here is jeff, the animal guy. good morning. great to see you. you are cradling a baby. >> this is sydney, she's a marsupial, an animal raised in a pouch. mom does all the work. dad, kangaroo, no problem. mom keeps the baby. dad has his coffee cups and adult beverages, remote control for the car. so the girls, they have the pouchs. >> you tell us incredible about the tail. >> the tail is like a kick stand, they can lean back on it and kangaroos can balance their weight. when they kick, it's like getting shot out of a cannon. >> she has incredibly soft fur.
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>> super, super soft. she'll get about five, five-and-a-half feet the males top out about 6 foot 8. >> how old is she? >> she's eight-and-a-half months. >> jeff was in the hotel bathing her. >> she stays with me. you wouldn't leave your kids in the car, right. >> all right. let's bring out the cuckaberra. >> this guy here is my man dexter. if you roll your tongue. bbb be. >> what he did. >> stage fright i guess. >> no, they're called the laughing cuckaberra or the bushman's alarm clock. you hear them in the australian outback. they do it at night. >> he usually does it every time. you roll your rs.
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it will fire him up. >> rrrrrrr. [ laughter ] . >> i love that. >> he's like, that's all i got. it's 9:00 in the morning. >> when they get going, you can hear them miles away. >> quite beautiful. >> let's bring out the alligator. >> we will place him up here, dwroept worry about the bird disappearing, it would make it for good tv. this is an alligator snapping turtle hchl ehas 300 pounds of pressure per square inch. anything that goes in that mouth he clamps down on it. >> the fish will swim along and says it looks like a worm, these guys come in like this and bam! >> oh. >> if that was your hand, that's serious business right there. >> that is no joke. >> that's a good tool to have in
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your kitchen. >> 3,000 pounds per square inch of pressure. anything gets pence there, are you not getting it back. >> where do you find this guy? >> all over the southwest, mainly. >> can we hold it? >> you want to do it? >> put it right near the side of his mouth. >> oh, there you go. >> that's no joke. >> that's amazing. >> one of the largest fresh water turtles in the united states. >> oh my god. >> you go to break, bring out the coastee. >> she's a. >> turtle? >> no, we're good. grab the other guy. all right. that's awesome. this is a mountain climber. super, super cute. >> yes. >> they're like members of the raccoon family found in south america. >> thank you so much. up next, who is the celebrity inspiring teens to run out and get their haircut just like her? that and more of the hottest
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out there. starting with dillan o'brien. what can teens exbe effect to see? >> teenagers know him from the teen hit show "teen wolf" and he was in the top movie of the weekend. i did a screening with him in new york. the girls were lined up around the block screaming. he's great in the film. he's a new action star. he will have longevity like leonardo dicaprio who makes it. >> and belle thorn? >> she will have a great career. she hats an album in the works, five movies opening this year and next year. she's in "alexandra and the terrible, horrible no good day." that's a good one and working an a book series. she's a hot girl. one to watch. >> and youthful. >> alexander the horrible, no good bad day a. great book i read to my kids. >> steve carrelle, belle thorn,
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megan mulally. a great film. when i said to bella thorngs i said i loved this book when i was a kid. she goes, people still love it. >> so evergreen, one of the hottest fans out there demi lovato. they are definitely the band to watch. fabulous. >> all right. let talk fashion now. we got taylor. watching the patchwork denim. making a come pablg. >> we saw katy perry wear it. it's a great trend. it looks great on our model. can you buy it. can you do it yourself. if you distressed your jeans, put a few patches on there. do it with friends, with your mom. really cute. these are dollhouse jeans. >> it's a kylie haircut. >> we saw kylie jener chop her
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hair off into this very sharp little front bob. it's like a messy choppy cool little cut. boy bye long hair, i got to get with the program the kylie cut. beyonce has done this, it's chic. it looks great. >> an app called hook. >> the new karaoke media social app. you sing alone long, tient and you share it. mainly on video sharing platforms. it's fun. >> amy, thanks, so much. great to have you. >> thank you. >> this is "today" on nbc.
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all right. you might know tamron has a different outfit on. >> al roker scared me. i have a phobia of being tickled. i sweat through my dress. i had wet armpits. i had to change, because my day
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is not over. >> i'm really sorry. >> no you are not. you know you will do it again. >> oh. >> meanwhile, can we take, tamron, you are featured in closure magazine. >> they feature people about the best day of their life. my best day was after my dad came. he was christmas, the holiday dad. i got my family together, his wife, his kids, we took a vacation to prooum puerto rico over labor day and talked about this new family tradition in his memory we created. i got to sake a second and think about your life. what has been the best day of your life? >> you had a cool day yesterday. >> i got to hang out with debra messing and josh. i did mysteries of
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good morning i'm vai sikahema. let's get a look at our forecast with bill henley, you warned us yesterday so the rain is not a surprise. >> an umbrella is a valuable investment. we have a rainy view of center city from the add vventure aquarium. the temperatures thanks to the
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rain and the wind are stuck in the low 60s in philadelphia. wild wood getting a break. wet, windy, and showers even into the late afternoon hours today. >> thank you, opening statements are set for today in the montgomery murder trial of a man accused of killing a 10 month old grandbaby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping. a funeral will be held later today for the 15-year-old philadelphia girl that was killed by a straw bullet. she was shot on monday afternoon as she walked home from delaware county charter school. the man charged with her murz was fighting with a group of teens and firing when one of his
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bullets hit her. el send you back to "the today show" i'm vai sikahema, have a great day.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. it is a little damp, thirsty thursday, september 25th here in new york. we want to wish a very happy new year to all of our jewish viewers out there. we have a nice show today. >> we certainly do. big and rich are here. we love when they come here. >> they were already tweeting this morning about how we had trouble in store. >> uh-oh. i think they have something planned. >> "saturday night live" keenan thompson, we adore him. and i'm thrilled to announce that hoda's shine a light program, the song, the mashup
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between these two great artists, you call truly brave, has already raised over $60,000 for pediatric cancer. >> you guys, thank you. >> hoda, you worked so hard on this and everybody in the makeup room, when watching, it came on earlier this morning, i mean, sobbing. wait until you see, if you missed it. it will break your heart and give you such hope too at the same time. >> people are giving on crowd rise, which i didn't even know what that website was. but it is, thank you, kath. thank you, guys. >> get kleenex, actually a towel. have a towel close by. you wonder why we have bras here. well, we can. we can have bras here. we're following up to actually jerry likes to carry them around. so i don't know what jerry does with them, when the show is over, but i don't want to know. >> here's the thing. yesterday we had a debate about how often you should wash your bras. you, kathie lee, the clean
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queen, washes hers almost every time. >> i try to, yeah. >> i disagree because i don't. and sometimes -- you know what, because i feel like you can wear it and it is not really -- you're not exercising, it is -- nothing is happening. >> do you wash your sports bras? >> yes. but in those i really sweat. >> i noticed that. >> i'm icky. >> we asked our viewers. here's what they said. 12% said yes, i wash my bra after every wear. >> and 88% said no, they don't. >> i never, ever -- >> it is the right answer. 88% of the people chose it. >> we also got hundreds of comments like deborah said, did hoda really just say she wears a bra for a week before washing it. i can't believe that. that's a little judgmental, don't you think? >> she only has three bras and
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washes them every one to two weeks. that's a long time. >> and carol gave us another idea, she said, i don't wear one. kudos to barbra streisand. she just made music history. frozen is not in the top ten, went down to 13. she, at 72 years old, it was her new cd partners, entered the billboard 200 chard at number one for her tenth number one album and first artist in all time to have a number one album for -- in one of every six consecutive decades. >> oh, my gosh. that's unbelievable. >> yes, yes, yes, yes. it is unbelievable. >> the duets -- >> can we crank her for a second? here she is singing with josh groban. ♪ there's a place for us ♪ ♪ a place for us >> okay. i asked for the big thing at the
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end, but i never get what i want around here. >> that's beautiful. >> two gorgeous -- that's one of my all time -- ♪ >> beautiful. >> here it is. ♪ some day some day ♪ ♪ somewhere somewhere ♪ >> beautiful. >> oh, my gosh. >> gorgeous. >> lyrics by stephen sondheim when he was like 22 years old. guess who wrote the music? >> who? >> leonard bernstein. >> that's a classic. >> yes. "west side story". >> this is interesting. >> yes. >> other disney news. >> "frozen," a huge hit, everything about it is huge, you can't find any of the swag you need anymore. a woman out here is suing disney for $250 million claiming "froz "frozen" is based on her life story. >> isabella who also goes by elle amy gonzalez. >> she filed a complaint in federal court. this is what she claims.
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it is based on her 2010 autobiography called living in my truth. >> living my truth. >> exactly. where she writes about growing up -- >> i don't want her to sue you. >> in the mountains of peru. >> where snow apparently just went through her hands and out through her fingertips. >> it could happen to anybody. the court document cites 18 examples that parallel her life. >> image of the hands to the sky. it is public domain, which means they can do it for free and not pay. we at nbc news, we reached out to walt disney for comment and we haven't heard back yet. >> they said no. i think maybe she wants people to read her book, which whoever has heard of it, until right now. >> there's an idea. >> exactly. okay. here's something --
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>> hoda has known for a long time. >> okay. this is a sex study, but it basically says that men who are chubbier, more portly -- >> excess body fat. >> more around the middle. >> excess body fat. >> they experience increased sexual performance as compared to men who have washboard abs. we got a whole bunch of happy men here. all right. >> i don't even want to read this. you guys, if i'm reading it, please don't move it. please. every year men could last an average of 7.3 minutes. >> yeah. and men who are fit last 108 seconds, which is a minute and some extra. okay. >> 48. >> whatever. >> here's the thing. if you're with the wrong guy, it is too long no matter what. way too long.
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okay. >> that is -- >> there is an official reason for are it. scientific. >> i don't want to hear it. >> all you guys -- >> girouard, let us see it. let's see that pack. come on, girouard. you showed us your pack before. here we go. uh-huh. oh, yeah. your phone's going to be ringing. >> the line is forming already. >> you have more female sex hormones, you guys, especially you, girouard. it is called estrodile. it interrupts the male transmitter, and, girouard, have you found that to be true? >> no. >> and a quick answer, a quick no. >> all right. >> perfect show is not going to be destroyed by hoda's play list. >> here is the thing about this song, this song is a music video.
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okay. it is so -- everyday people dancing. the song is called "shut up and dance." i love how these guys did it. >> not polite to say shut up. >> walk the walk -- walk the moon -- >> what? >> anyway. watch the video. it is awesome. ♪ keep your eyes on me i think you're holding back ♪ ♪ shut up and dance my destiny ♪ ♪ she said oh shut up and dance with me ♪ ♪ we were victims of the night ♪ ♪ chemical, physical kryptonite ♪ ♪ she took my arm >> we're coming back to you, girouard! oh, yeah! ♪
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♪ just keep your eyes on me ♪ ♪ i said you're holding back she said shut up and dance ♪ >> i get it. i don't hate it. if you want to, and i don't know why you would, but we want to let you know, you can listen to us on the radio in the afternoons and evenings. >> channel 108, okay or not okay. is it okay or not okay to crash a wedding? >> what did we have to say about it, hoda? >> i don't know. let's hear. >> i think 99% of the people getting married would probably be thrilled. they don't mind. i mind my own business. >> that's a good answer. i say of course it is okay. why not have one more memory on your big day? >> who would you like to have? >> beyonce would be fun. >> okay. >> and ellen could come. and then blake shelton. wait, he's the groom. >> that is more true than you know. okay. we also want to let you know -- we want a photo of your house.
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does the exterior need a little sprucing up. >> is she inviting barbara corcoran back? >> i thought she was banned from the building. >> she's going to compete with you. you have this tension that -- >> it is not sexual, trust me. not sexual. >> definitely is not. >> she might be the most competitive woman next to martha stewart on the planet. >> you know what, she is. and when she looks at you -- >> she wants to take you down. >> she wants you -- it is like a battle. >> i know. nothing would make her happier if you were bleeding. >> go to, send us the pictures so the battle can begin. >> we showed you what happened behind the scenes with cyndi lauper and sarah bareilles. >> and don't go anywhere. >> coming up, crowd rise. and the country duo with a big sound and big personalities, big and rich. their new music when we come back after this. ♪ oh, there's an energy crisis happening alright.
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oh, come on. as one of country music's most entertaining duos, big and rich caught our attention with the hit song we still love today called "save a horse, ride a cowboy." now they are back, baby, and better than ever with their fifth studio cd called "gravity." hey, guys. welcome back. >> ten years together, you two? >> ten years. >> happy anniversary. ♪ happy anniversary baby ♪ >> how did you meet? how did that even begin? >> a friend of ours named cindy simmons, she was called the fender guitar chick at that point, she knew both of us in different bands and thought we would love meeting each other and writing together and she introduced us. >> you became friends that way by writing. >> yeah, yeah. >> those writing sessions in nashville are legendary. people don't even know each other get in rooms and start writing songs. >> yeah. >> and it is amazing the music that has come out of them.
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>> we started off just writing songs, not thinking we're going to be be an act together, just writing songs and as we did that, people started calling us big & rich. and, okay, that sounds fun. let's try it. ten years ago, our first music came out. >> seemed to really stick. >> should swell brcelebrate? >> absolutely. >> how do you all celebrate? >> all different kinds of ways. >> prop man. >> i think we should celebrate maybe with a shot. and with a song. because -- >> southern sweet -- >> sitting backstage, discussing you two vixens and came up with a thing that goes like this. ♪ kathie lee and hoda kathie lee and hoda ♪ ♪ we really wanna show you ♪ ♪ just how much we love you ♪ ♪ kathie lee and hoda kathie lee and hoda oh yes, oh yes
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oh yes ♪ >> let's do it! >> mm. >> this show is going to get a lot more interesting now. >> mine's iced tea. >> why is yours iced tea? >> hoda, down it. you got a long day. >> hoda, hoda, hoda, hoda! >> come on, you know you want to. come on, you already raised $70,000. >> you're at 70 grand. >> awesome. >> celebration. >> you have so much fun. >> this is great. >> let's talk about your week. what's going on? >> i'll grab them. go ahead. you got your hands full there. >> there you go. >> oh, my gosh. >> no waste, no waste. >> tell us about the new cd "gravipvity "gravity". >> wow. how do we start? >> ph.d. in song writing you feel like you've earned, right?
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>> came out, produced the record. if you want to hear what big & rich sound like, there is a song called "look at you right now" that is out all over country radio and a song on there that we wrote with tim mcgraw. >> yes. >> and our next release this year will be called "who you've been loving lately" with tim mcgraw. >> frankie ballard, eric pasley, just keeps going. >> you got to have that hook, right? you got to have a great title. >> what does gravity mean to you guys? >> gravity means to us really what is happening right now. we always described ourselves as it was like two planets colliding, when john and i met. and it is boom and it becomes something greater. i mean, one and one become four. >> i know exactly what you're talking about. >> we do. >> yeah. >> we want to thank you. >> we love you guys. >> happy anniversary.
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and you're going to sing for us later in the show? >> would love to. >> the title again, i love it. "save a horse, ride a cowboy". >> all right. it is usually -- we have two lucky moms that great ambush makeovers. >> and keenan tehompson gets to makeovers. >> and keenan tehompson gets to the bottom of the a body at rest tends to stay at rest. mawhile a body in motion tends >> ato stay in motion.n gets to the bottom of the staying active can ease arthritis symptoms but if you have arthritis, this can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain, so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance
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"snl," he's done more impersonations than any other cast member in the show's history. >> thank you. good morning. >> good morning. >> when you first started -- >> you both look lovely. you love each other and do shows together all the time. i love it. i'm sorry, what were you saying? >> how long did you think you would last on "snl" when you first started? that lorne can be tough. >> i really didn't -- maybe half of a show. i didn't think i would be there like that, you know what i mean? it is amazing to get the job in first place. >> you've done tons and tons of work on nickelodeon. a star for a long, long time. a lot of people come out of obscurity. >> not you. >> not you. we saw every episode of all your shows because my kids were little. >> yeah. i started out young. and i just -- i never really had a real job, i guess. this is has always been the job. >> what about the rumors that you may be leaving "snl." >> haven't even started the season yet, they're already talking about plans for the end
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of the season when nobody even made the decision yet. >> where did that come from? >> i don't know. somebody's butt. somebody's butt. >> i like that. he's got that on his mind because he has a beautiful 3-month-old baby. >> yeah. i have diapers on the brain. she's great. good morning, my baby. where is my baby. good morning, jordan, and my wife, christina. good morning, you guys. >> are you so happy to be a dad? >> it is unbelievable. it is best thing in the world, like, we are seeing a for real miracle. i know that sounds cliche. >> it is true. >> it is the miracle of life, it is unbelievable. she thinks it is funny when she poops on me. >> that is funny. you do tons of impressions. >> tons. >> how many? a hundred? >> over 100. 108 number floating around. >> will you give us three? >> sure. >> are we going to play the game? are you going to guess who it is? >> yes. >> you got to give me some of the jell-o pudding pops.
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>> bill cosby. >> a woman needs to act and sing like a man -- >> steve harvey. >> okay. you know sometimes i like to play basketball and then i like to eat -- >> shaq. >> no, charles barkley. >> very good. ding, ding, ding. >> you won. should i keep going? >> do al roker. >> you got to check out the weather in your neck of woods. here it comes. i burn every time. >> you we know you're changing a lot of diapers and you can't have enough diapers. >> a diaper cake. >> well, now -- >> you guys going to deliver this? >> no, you got to carry it down -- >> thank you. >> we love you. congratulations on the baby. >> the 40th season of "saturday night live" -- >> 40. >> this saturday night, and it is live at 11:30, 10:30 central
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day. it's cloudy and windy at the shore. the heavy rain has ended at cape may. that's a live view. the pocono mountains seeing lots of clouds, not much in the way of rain. it's to the south of the mountains. radar showing it moving through allentown and reading, norristown, philadelphia. we're getting steady, light rainfall. you can see breaks in the rain for millville, delaware and south jersey. the temperatures have warmed up nicely. it's 70 right now in wildwood, 66 in allentown, very low 60s in philadelphia. the rain is keeping things cool north and west in the 50s. dreary today, wet and windy with highs in the 60s. philadelphia council members plan top introduce a plan to close a loophole in the hate crime law. the live report on this coming up on nbc 10 news at 11:00 this morning. that bill comes up in response to the recent attack on a gay couple in rittenhouse square.
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the three suss spoekt pects w n arraignarraig arraigned overnight. attorneys for the suspects say the fight was not gay bashing and that the victims were the aggressors. the victims who suffered serious injuries dispute that. in response to the attack, there's a rally planned in love park this afternoon. officials, representatives from the lgbt community and friends and -- of the victims are expected to attend. get the latest news and weather on
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we're back with more of "today" on this thirsty thursday, ready to reveal our "ambush makeovers" for two very lucky ladies who stood in the very wet plaza for the chance to get a brand-new look. >> here with a big reveal are masters of the makeover, "today" contributor and stylist to the stars, louis licari and "today" contributor and author jill martin. >> hi, kids. a little damp. >> a little. between the drops we found two great ladies. >> you did. >> the first one up is diane from gaston, connecticut. she's very, very low maintenance. last time she colored her hair, she did it herself to cover the gray. her beauty routine consists of mascara, bronzer. she's a four-year breast cancer survivor, this makeover is well
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deserved. let's listen to her story. >> i know this is emotional for your whole family because you came with this wet sign and i know you want this for mom. >> yeah. she does everything for us and everyone else. she works for charity and she deserves a makeover. >> and four years you beat it, so tell me what does this mean to you. >> it is great. i need something new and fresh and i'm so excited. >> yea. tears already. we're going to make you happy. ready to see a new mom? >> definitely, can't wait. >> we're excited. emily and kelly, 19 and 15 years old. keep on your blindfolds for a second. here is diane before. all right. >> let's see the new diane. >> oh, yeah. >> wow. >> wow. >> excellent. all right. kids, are you ready? take off your blindfolds. >> oh my! >> oh, wow. >> mom, you ready to see yourself? >> yes. >> spin right around, please.
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>> wow. >> you look great. >> this so great. >> look at that. >> louis, tell us about the hair. >> here's the trick to the hair, number one, bridget, did the hair today, gave her the side swept bang, which is very new, very on trend and very sexy and what they did to her hair color, she made it light in the front, and dark in the back. also a camouflage. >> she looks great. looks so good. >> that is a great -- >> jill, tell us about the dress. >> she picked it out. i had no say in it. a little red and black lace is all over the runways and this is by maggie london. >> you like it? >> so happy. >> i love the little sweater thing. >> add a pashmina, little chilly, tie it in the back. show the back. and add a little bit -- >> all right. a big round of applause for diane, everybody. go join your girls. >> our second lady is julie, 50 from austin, texas.
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she doesn't remember the last time she colored her hair, doesn't usually wear makeup. she's single and feels like a time for a change, so very excited to get a glam new look. let's hear her story. >> well, you don't know what's going on but you told me mom deserves this. tell me why? >> he broug she brought me to new york and helps me with my homework. >> what do you think about this? >> i'm excited. i wanted to get a haircut while in new york so i guess i'm getting that that done today. >> and little more than that. you're excited. >> i am excited. >> she's here with her son. here is the julie before. bring out the new julie. >> wow. >> all righty. >> are you ready? >> are you ready? >> take them off. take them off now. >> awesome.
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>> say it into the microphone, sweetheart. >> you look awesome. >> thank you. >> tell us -- >> turn around. >> oh, my gosh. >> so sassy. >> i love it. >> very sassy. >> i love it. >> number one, bridget gave her great bangs. and we made the hairline shorter, but made her color deeper with a wisp of blonde on the bottom. >> like a chestnut. >> but notice the bottom, a flick of color, nothing more. >> yeah. >> i love the way it goes -- the -- >> the color and the cut were together. >> very pretty. >> jill, the dress. >> isn't it great? she looks great. and feels sexy, the best part. very feminine. this is maggie london. always keep your jewelry simple when you're wearing black lace. let that be the attraction. >> what do you think of your mom? >> si think it looks great.
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>> come on out, diane. >> okay. time for another big reveal. >> the very special song and music video for our "shine a light" kids right after this. >> you do not want to miss this. in a race, it's about getting to the finish line. in life, it's how you get there that matters most. like when i found out i had a blood clot in my leg. my doctor said that it could travel to my lungs and become an even bigger problem. so he talked to me about xarelto®. >>xarelto® is the first oral prescription blood thinner proven to treat and help prevent dvt and pe that doesn't require regular blood monitoring or changes to your diet. for a prior dvt i took warfarin, which required routine blood testing and dietary restrictions. not this time. while i was taking xarelto®, i still had to stop racing, but i didn't have to deal with that blood monitoring routine. >>don't stop taking xarelto®, rivaroxaban, unless your doctor tells you to. while taking xarelto®, you may bruise more easily and
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back now with a shine a light moment that you've all been waiting for. it is hoda's music video to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research. >> and as a cancer survivor, i know how hard it is to face the disease. i can only imagine how tough it must be for a child. what pulled me through was music. and i thought maybe, just maybe the perfect song could help kids. >> if you know hoda, you know she thinks big. she convinced cyndi lauper and sarah bareilles to come together and do a mashup of two of hoda's favorite songs. >> "true colors" and "brave" in
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the blender. i showed how they mixed the songs up. now it is time for the final result, the song and the music video, you ready? >> yeah. >> okay. here it is, you guys. "truly brave." ♪ ♪ you with the sad eyes don't be discourage d ♪ ♪ it's hard to take courage ♪ ♪ in a world full of people ♪ ♪ you can lose sight of it ♪
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♪ you can be amazing you can turn a phrase into a weapon or a drug ♪ ♪ you can be the outcast be the backlash of somebody else's lack of love ♪ ♪ i wonder what would happen i see your true colors shining through ♪ ♪ i see your true colors that's why i love you ♪ ♪ so don't be afraid to let them show ♪ ♪ i wanna see you just wanna see you ♪ ♪ i wanna see you i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ show me a smile everybody's been there ♪ ♪ fear, wanting to disappear ♪ bow down to the mighty ♪ stop holding your tongue
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maybe there's a way out of the cage where you live ♪ ♪ maybe one of these days you can let the light in ♪ ♪ show me say what you wanna say and let the worlds fall out ♪ ♪ honestly i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ what you wanna say and let the words fall out ♪ ♪ honestly i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ don't be afraid to let them show ♪ ♪ your true colors true colors ♪ ♪ beautiful ever since your history of silence ♪ ♪ i can't remember when
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let your words be anything but empty ♪ ♪ why don't you tell them the truth ♪ ♪ i see your true colors say what you wanna say ♪ ♪ let the words fall out honestly i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ your true colors ♪ i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ i wanna see you i wanna see you ♪ ♪ i wanna see you i wanna see you be brave ♪ ♪ i wanna see you just wanna see you i wanna see you don't be afraid ♪
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>> wow. >> one second, one second. >> yea! >> okay. you guys, these are the stars of the show. w we're going to talk to you in a couple of minutes. >> shoutout to my best friend mimi! >> shoutout queen. >> i like it. so we love for you guys, you sought video, you're going to meet the kids in a minute. we would love this to make a big difference for the kids. >> can i say a shoutout to my best friend mimi? >> yes. >> go to and make a difference in the lives of these children. it is already up to $80,000. >> we'll talk to them in a little bit.
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♪ here it is. there you go. >> we're going to introduce all the kids in a minute. >> they're the best. the stars. >> she wants to hear "frozen", which this is very important. >> big thanks to cyndi lauper, sarah bareilles, and to one other person. >> yes. >> robin findler. she produces -- did you love robin? big round of applause for robin. >> and we want to say hello to the parents, right? >> the parents are here. i can't wait to speak with you, your moms and dads are amazing. and i just want to give a big sweet hug to them for coming to our studio. so, let's talk about the music video. okay? we're going to put it on in a second. what is the favorite part of the whole painting thing? sophia, what did you like about
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painting? >> getting painted in the cat. >> could you get the paint off of you at the end? >> yes. >> you did? >> what happened? your head was painted. we painted a flower on you. how was that? >> good. >> did it come off okay? >> mm-hmm. >> what do you want, colin, people to learn. they watch this video, we want them to give to crowd rise -- >> we colored the nose. >> someone colored my nose. >> what do you hope people do or take away from this, sweetie? >> that people can help, like, i'm not saying you need to drop everything you're doing and start helping, but you can do a little and if everyone does a little bit -- >> it adds up to a lot. >> yeah. >> we have the best group of kids here. i want to just say everybody's name so we can make sure we all get a shoutout. the stars are, cassidy, stephanie, sophia, naz, cheyenne, wyatt, antonio, lizzie, colin, dillon. >> the stars of our show.
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thank you, guys, so much. >> and moms and dads. >> and hoda made it all happen. >> can we play frozen"? somebody play "frozen." if you want to make a difference, go to >> every donation -- it might have crashed. but please just going back to it. please. where is your -- you'll find it.
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the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> all right. tomorrow, who do we have? >> revenge star emily van camp and jorge po saado. >> and now time for more music, celebrating the release of their new cd "gravity," here is big & rich singing "save a horse, ride a cowboy."
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♪ well i walk into the room passing out hundred dollar bills ♪ ♪ and it kills and it thrills ♪ ♪ like the horns on my silverado grill ♪ ♪ and i buy the bar a double round of crown ♪ ♪ and everybody's getting down and this town ♪ ♪ ain't never gonna be the same ♪ ♪ because i saddle up my horse ♪ ♪ and i ride into the city ♪ ♪ i make a lot of noise ♪ ♪ because the girls they are so pretty ♪ ♪ riding up and down broadway ♪ ♪ on my old stud leroy and the girls say ♪ ♪ save a horse ride a cowboy ♪ ♪ everybody says save a horse ride a cowboy ♪ ♪ i don't give a dang about nothing ♪ ♪ i'm singing and bling blinging ♪ ♪ while the girls
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are drinking ♪ ♪ long necks down ♪ and i wouldn't trade old leroy ♪ ♪ or my chevrolet for your escalade ♪ ♪ or your freak parade i'm the only john wayne left in this town ♪ ♪ i saddle up my horse and i ride into the city ♪ ♪ i make a lot of noise because the girls they are so pretty ♪ ♪ riding up and down broadway ♪ ♪ and the girls say ♪ save a horse ride a cowboy ♪ ♪ everybody says save a horse ride a cowboy ♪ ♪ oh, play the guitar ♪ i'm a thoroughbred that's what she said ♪
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♪ out on some back country road ♪ ♪ we were flying high fine as wine ♪ ♪ having ourselves a big and rich time ♪ ♪ and i was going just about as far as shed let me go ♪ ♪ but her evaluation of my cowboy reputation ♪ ♪ had me begging for salvation all night long ♪ ♪ i took her out introduced her to my old bird dog ♪ ♪ and sang her every willisy nelson song ♪ ♪ i saddled up my horse and i ride into the city ♪ ♪ i make a lot of noise ♪ ♪ because the girls they are so pretty ♪ ♪ riding up and down broadway ♪ ♪ on my old stud leroy and the girls say save a horse ride a cowboy ♪ ♪ everybody says save a horse ride a cowboy ♪ cowboy ♪
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tracking rain. we open up with a look at the first alert radar. you will see there's rain with us at this hour. let's head down the shore. we have a live look here at the scene in cape may, new jersey. some of the heaviest rain has been falling here throughout the morning. along with the rain we are dealing with strong winds. a live picture from our camera atop the adventure aquarium in camden. flags have been taking a beating this morning. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. bill henley has been tracking the system. let's get to him. >> it has been steady rain in philadelphia since this morning. there ha