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local updates in about 25 minutes. >> you can get updates on the weather and the news on thank you for watching. . good morning him deep plunge. temperatures dropping by 40 degrees if some places as an arctic blast sweeps across the country now taking aim at the southeast and northeast and is this just a beginning for what's to come neighborhood, breaking overnight, u2 singer, bofo, a door on his jet flies off, what went wrong neighborhood, we have contact. first images from a spacecraft landing on a comet speeding at 85 miles per hour. more on how long the mission can last. and roker-a-thon, al's questions set a new record for weather-casting, with 25 hours left to go, he is still running
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strong in his run for the record books today, today, november 13th, 2014. from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> oh, there is the man of the hour or 34 hours to be exact. welcome this morning to rokerthon. >> you look great. >> i went to visit al last night at midnight. >> in your js? >> he was going strong. >> you went at 4:00 in the morning, not in my pjs. >> i went about ten minutes ago, you are welcome. >> we thought he was kidding. he is going through with it. >> aol is giving new definition to live streaming. not bad, al? >> yeah.
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one of our bathroom breaks i did an homage to senator frank drevon. leave it at that. >> the weather is our top story this morning. >> we pecked a time to break the record. the polar vortex, the record low temperatures, this arctic air spreads no the southeast. right now, denver, 13 below. that's the air temperature. it feels like 32 below. look as you come east. atlanta right now 40 degrees. it feels like 33. ground zero for the coldest air. janet shit hasn't been this col yet. >> across a third of the country this morning, temperatures are 20 to 40 degrees below normal for a third of the country. this polar vortex, arctic blast,
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whatever you call it isn't going anywhere. as you said, they're saying it could be with us for the middle of next week. in denver the arctic blast crushed a record set years ago. volunteers hit the streets looking to bring people in from the bone capitol hilling cold. >> we can't have reports of anybody on the streets. we can only offer them help. >> reporter: the punishing system, rare for mid-november, first dumped snow, then ushered in the deep freeze. as the misery spread, some southern cities have watched temperatures plunge from the 70s and '80s to the 30s and 40s in less than 24 hours. >> wind chills are just brutal outside. >> reporter: at the university of minnesota, workers braved the cold to clear snow on the field and from 10,000 seats, ahead of the game set for saturday. that familiar scrape heard in so many communities but rarely so soon. in oregon, trees littered some roads, brought down by
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60-mile-an-hour winds and that may not be the worst of it. round two could be freezing rain and ice. >> everyone is withouting on tear winter tires. it's supposed to freeze tomorrow. people want to be prepared. >> this storm is more than just cold. we should add, it has claimed three lives. we like to joke about it but people need to take precautions when outside in these temperatures. >> janet, get pence, bundle up. u2 lead singer bono and four friends were on the way to berlin when one of the doors of tear private jet fell off midair. keir simmons has that story. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, ericsson investigators are looking at what happened here. the passengers said they heard a turbulence as the plane banged
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right a. source close to bono says he is extremely lucky, the plane could have gone down. [ music playing ] >> reporter: a terrifying drama for bono whose private jet was flying between 50 and 20,000 feet according to aviation officials when the talegate fell off. the plane was en route from dublin to berlin. this is bono hours after the incident looking unshaken. but he and three friends on board reportedly heard a big thud during the two-hour trip, realizing after landing where the door had gone and some luck annual had fallen out. u2 front man, whose biggest hits can includest "vertigo" performed on a rooftop is famously jet set here arriving at george clooney's wedding, u2
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had played sunday at the european music awards, promoting tear latest albums, automatically edited to people's accounts last month. many complained, bono apologized. >> i'm sorry about that. [ music playing ] >> reporter: now, he may want more than an apology for what was not such a beautiful day, one irish newspaper says, he believes he's lucky to be alive. they simply don't appear to know what happened here. thankfully the door that fell off was not connected to the pressurized cabin, otherwise, we could have been talking about something far, far worse. and bono is set to head there, matt, to new york, to appear with jimmy fallon. so he has to get back on a plane soon. >> it's like falling off a bike. we appreciate it. >> in this case the intoik a private jet? >> and you have no luggage, exactly.
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we are getting images of that spacecraft. this morning there is some questions about it. katie is live, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this is a really big deal. they're likening it to the space walk. except this is millions of miles away deep into space. although they are considering it a success, it didn't go entirely as planned. overnight jubilation after another space frontier was smashed quickly turned to concentration as scientists crunched data to figure out if their little washing machine size space probe managed to hang on. >> it got jumped twice. so it touched down, it lifted off again and it stayed flying basically for a long time, about two hours. ten it touched down again. >> reporter: comet 67-p is
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millions of miles ray way, for a moment it made history to land twice as they are now saying is double history. it's been a long journey, a decade of chasing across 4 billion miles of space to find a piece of icy rock wider tan manhattan. all of it to solve man's biggest puzzle, how did we get here and are we alone? >> we are a water planet. where did our water come from? a lot of the ideas is the water came from outer space through comets. >> reporter: this morning, teams are at work analyzing the initial information and the first photo from the lander as it rides seven-p. but how long it will stay on is still unknown as the lander's harpoons which were supposed to anchor it down didn't fire him still the mission is being hailed as a success. and for our greatest minds, a once in a lifetime opportunity, to learn more about life,
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itself. >> god. >> reporter: these are any tears? >> these are happy tear, yeah. >> reporter: let's take a look at that photo one more time. i know it's abundantly clear what you are looking at what you do see is there is a foot or a leg for the lander in one corner and there is this big rock. they do believe that is a sort of boulder or wall. it's obstructing their view a little bit. they're not sure if it's in a kr crevace. >> it looks kind of fake. but it's real. >> it's cool. katie, thank you very much. meanwhile, two window washers have been released from a new york hospital a day after their dramatic rescue from the side of the tallest billing in the western hemisphere one world trade center. today craig melvin joins us live from lower manhattan. good morning to you.
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>> reporter: matt, good morning. take a look, just up there on the 69th floor, that is where that high rise window washers were suspended more more than an hour-and-a-half as onlookers gathered here on the ground. folks watched on tv and online. everyone holding their breath. dangling, and trapped from the tallest building in the western hemisphere, two window washers stranded after a cable snapped on the way from one world trade center leaving them stopped and scared in an almost vertical position. the men were seen just hours before in pictures posted on social media. more than 100 new york city firefighters rushed to the scene. the department tweeting this photo from pence, and up-close look at the terrifying view. from a top floor, rescue workers lowered additional safety harnesss and a two-way radio to
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assure them everything was going well. >> the guys up there are not going anywhere at that point. >> reporter: once they told rescuers they felt secure, new york's finest cut through the glass. >> one a half inch, the ener layer. they cut out about a 4 x 8 sheet and subsequently a three-eighths inch of the lower gas. >> reporter: it was the window washer's turn, hoisted in one at a time. only then did they have a collective sigh of relief. >> here comes worker no. 2, inside, okay. we have a successful mission. >> reporter: man, finally on the ground, those guys were rushed to a local hospital. they had minor hypothermia. they were released a short time later. we are told they are okay.
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precisely what caused that cable to snap. that's still under investigation this morning. the building, itself, just opened last week. some 13 years after the original world trade center was destroyed. matt. savannah. >> craig mel ven. how do you guys feel about height surface. >> oh my gosh. that is terrifying. i can't even watch it. if are you a window washer, you have a high tolerance. >> the wife and child, the one was watching it develop live all on tv. so scary. by the way, you are following the president's trip overseas? >> that's right. there is a warning from the president that myanmar may be in a backside. he is meeting with the country's president today. earlier, president obama said he is committed to building stronger ties with southeast asia on economic and security issues. those comments came during his opening remarks at the southeast asian nation and u.n. summit in myanmar. meanwhile, back at home, president obama is close to making a final decision on
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executive actions on immigration. some wanted to halt deportation for millions of illegal immigrants who came to the country as children. house speaker john boehner said if the president tries to go at it alone, he will kill any chance of major legislation passing. the keystone oil pipeline, even if the bill makes it to president obama's desk, white house advisers may recommend a veto. the pipeline has been stalled for six years over environmental concerns. a disturbing incident involving u.s. navy sailors caught on camera. three soldiers docked in istanbul, the americans they're in civilian clothing are surrounded by about a dozen activists calling them killers and shouting at them to leave turkey. at one point. they put a bag over one of their heads. the americans did not fight back. they managed to get away safely and we are told the activists are part of a fringe group and that turkey is generally
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hospitable to westerners. some rattled nerves in parts of kansas in oklahoma wednesday after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake, only minor damage reported. the quake was in an area where the oil and gas uses fracking. officials are trying to determine if that is an increase in seismic activity there. call it an accident waiting to happen. under surveillance cameras captured a florida man trying to shop lift a chainsaw by stuffing it into his pants. >> what could go wrong? >> nothing goes wrong. >> take a look at the bottom left of the screen the sane i chainsaw worth over $600 t. man got away initially. believe it or not, he was caught, though, after a foot chase. i think catching him probably saved him. >> there are 100 points. >> it's kind of good al is not here right now. i don't think he could resist.
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>> he's listening. >> even in the midst of rokerthon, i have a feeling he will have a comment about that. mr. roker! >> it's just the tip of the iceberg. anyway, let's show you, we have a big storm in the pack northwest. we will look at that in detail later. we will look at this lake effect snow setting up. again, this brutality col air will continue for at least another 48 hours. we will get to your local another 48 hours. we will get to your local what's in a can of del monte green beans? ( ♪ ) grown in america. picked and packed at the peak of ripeness. with no artificial ingredients. del monte. bursting with life.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cold start. a cloudy afternoon and late in the day we'll be watching the showers moving in from the north and west. high temperatures mostly in the 40s today. rain moves through tonight. by tomorrow, it will be clearing out, breezy and colder tomorrow morning. 33 degrees. saturday morning, down to 30 degrees. a cold start at citizens bank park for the als walk. late-day showers on sunday into monday. then it turns colder for tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather. guys. >> hang in there, pam. let's check in with tamron in the roker room. >> everyone is talking about rokerthon online. it's actually impressive. i think the weather world changed. al is in his 9th hour in
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rokerthon of the 34 he needs. the number one on twitter of course is in the united states rokerthon trending world wide overnight. here are the numbers. worldwide rokerthon, united states rokerthon. guys, guess what's not up here. >> what? >> he did it. roker boat kim kardashian! >> oh, no! >> he didn't even take his clothes off. >> he didn't take his clothes off to boat kim kardashian. okay. since the internet is under roker, which is kim kardashian thing she has going on. anyway, a lot of you sent in adorable selfies, there is the cat glued to al roker. al, you did put at least one person to bed. you couldn't hang with rokerthon. you can definitely try. that was from big dan there. so, coming up, we've got more pictures, actually, there is al,
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the worst is cute. look at you. that's a great picture. a little bed time which will happen sometime tomorrow. we will have a rokerthon recap including what happened when i was lucky enough to stop by rokerthon. i brought in my dog. because al has pepper him pepper is without al. i fixed he wanted me in there with my pups. we will show you when we keep close tabs on rokerthon, by the way, it means he is just right beyond this door. right beyond. oh. okay. right beyond, hang on, right beyond, right beyond, hello. >> hey. hey. >> hello, guys. >> hey, now. >> right beyond, okay. do you the weather. >> okay. so we are looking at a lot of wet pets in the pacific northwest. icy conditions as well a. big storm system there. >> it's amazing. >> oh, sorry. >> can you do the weather? >> oh, okay.
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here's your forecast. >> tamron, al, thank you very much. coming up, a true hero. the dramatic 911 calls released from that washington teacher who ran towards gunfire to save her students. also ahead, a rossen reports exposing what you might call a major problem. >> a street light this street light las an invisible danger, when i hold this light bulb to it. so much electricity on the surface it lights up. why experts say cities across the country have the same problem. you have to protect yourself coming up. >> first this i
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but as the numbers go up, clouds will be moving in. mostly cloudy at lunchtime. clouds watching for a chilly rain shower later this afternoon. >> let's go to jillian mele on the ben franklin bridge. >> definitely want to avoid the bridge. let's go ahead and take you out to traffic camera in camden. this is actually the philadelphia side of the ben franklin bridge. you can see the delay stretching from camden into camden. route 30 is approaching that scene. just a pick yot, cynwyd line has suspended service. city leaders will honor 17-year-old joe chambers and dante johnson this morning, they're credited with pulling officer mark kincey from his burning car. we'll have another update in about 20 minutes. i'm vai sikahema. back to the "today" show, in about half an hour.
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[ music playing ] 7:30 on a thursday morning, the 13th day of november, 2014. 9.5 hours into rokerthon 2014. he will do this every year if we have our way. he is still going strong. he is going for a record 34 hours uninterrupted weather forecasting. he will be a guinness world record holder if he can make that 24-and-a-half hours to go. >> that's all. >> it looks like he is holing up well. >> there he is. >> i will be in to change your batteries in a while. first let's get the top stories,
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speaking of the weather, an arctic blast is sweeping through two-third of the country. winter storm boseman, it could mean the strongest snowfall on record for portland, oregon. we are getting images of a spacecraft that landed on a speeding comet some 300 million miles away. scientists hope that probe will analyze the comet's surface and offer insights to the origins of our solar system. >> all right, a relentless flow of hot lava on hawaii's big island. three lava breakouts are being monitored. the comes days after the flow consumed its first house. coming up, a hidden danger that could be lurking in your neighborhood right now and you wouldn't even know it. it's stray voltage electrifying common every day objects. it can be dangerous for you and your pets, a few rossen report.
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chilling new 911 calls reveal what happened pence the school lunchroom as a shooter gunned down his classmates at a washington state high school. for the fir, we hear the teacher being called a hero for trying to stop the shooting. here's nbc's halle jackson. >> reporter: as students sprinted from marysville hilchuck high school seconds after a shooter opened fire, they received calls from the pence, including one from an anxious teacher. >> aam in the caf terria. i have one shooter. >> reporter: a first year social studies teacher described each harrowing moment as she came face-to-face with the gunman. >> i need help right now. shooter right here. he's wearing all black. i'm staring at him right now sitting next to him. i need staff now! >> reporter: she has been called a hero for running towards the sound of gunfire after a student killed four classmate itself and himself in the cafeteria almost three weeks ago. >> i tried to stople before he
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shot himself. >> the teacher's response, praised by veteran law enforcement officials. >> i can't speak highly enough about the professionalism she did remaining calm, cool and checked. >> reporter: she provided key details. >> black pants, black shoes, black jacket. >> reporter: dispatchers heard from others at the school. >> there's someone shooting at our school! >> reporter: this woman texted her daughter asking, are you okay? she never got a response. >> she was just the most wonderful person sovmt zoe was killed at the high school, these others died later and freern-year-old nate hatch survived all shot by the 15-year-old jalen fryberg. >> he took away some of the best things i ever brought into this world. he did. but he's a child, too. and in order for me to heal from this, i have to forgive him. >> a family and community hoping to heal some day by focusing on
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they have lost. al is over there in the green room going strong with rokerthon. >> okay. guys. thank you so much. unfortunately, wenter going strong as well. winter storm watches, warnings, winter weather advisories from the pacific northwest into the southwest just to the southwest of albuquerque. the bulk of these, though, in the pacific northwest, we're watching a very powerful storm get itself together. so the moisture is coming in on land and right along the coast where it's a little bit warmer. we got mostly rain. as you get into the mountain, that polar vortex, you can see that snow really gets itself together and is going to move onward and inland and the snow is going to pile up. look at the snowfall apples we are talking about. significant icing and snow between portland and then up to a foot-and-a-half. as you get into idaho and parts
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of western wyoming, a foot-and-a-half as well. this could be a good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cold start. a cloudy afternoon and late in the day we'll be watching the showers moving in from the north and west. high temperatures mostly in the 40s today. rain moves through tonight. by tomorrow, it will be clearing out, breezy and colder tomorrow morning. 33 degrees. saturday morning, down to 30 degrees. a cold start at citizens bank park for the als walk. late-day showers on sunday into monday. then it turns colder for tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. . >> and that's your latest weather. >> al, you look incredibly well considering we are nine-and-a-half hours in. >> i know, hard to believe. it really has gone pretty quickly. we had a lot going on. take a look at what went on overnight while you were sleeping. nbc's al roker hopes he can
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beat 33 hours. >> three, two, one! let the rokerthon begin. so here's what's happening. little rock is going to be 29 degrees tonight. mid-atlantic and on into southeast, memphis is only going on the between. san antonio tonight, you are a little on the chilly side. >> hey, i got some friends, my wife. can you see how concerned they are about me. they're all drunk. now, we're ready to get started. there is no place like home. shout out! hey, conan! nothing is happening in manila right now. tamron hall is here. oh my golly. >> my dog just booked outside the studio. >> oh, really? >> ho-ho-ho who who. ♪ you know the way to san jose ♪ i have been along so long ♪ i don't know my way 43 inches of rain in aldon.
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hey, it's natalie morales. come on in. >> it's great to see you. you need a box of joe? >> always need a box of joe. >> how is it going? >> it's going well. i had my break. i went to heed nature's call. i forgot that my mic was on. >> that's it for the rokerthon. >> we gave new meaning to the phrase live stream. lake effect snow, western new york, western pa is starting to develop. >> hoda! eight hours, baby, 58 rokerthon, #rokerthon. >> and he's still going. so what are the rules? you got to have to talk about weather? >> i keep talking about weather and we get five minutes breaks for every hour i'm on. show what am i up to now? i have like 40 minutes so later on i can take a nap.
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>> how long has it been since you went to the bathroom? >> i don't even remember. >> a long time, though? >> yeah, i'm done. >> and with that, rokerthon continues. >> i knew that was coming. >> you set him up. >> al, i have been working with you the way too long. i knew you were going to do. so did i. >> hang in there, pulled di. >> hope you don't hit a wall. >> coming up, look familiar? ever wonder who is behind some of those hollywood stunts? this morning michael douglas is opening up about the man who has been making him look good for decades. up next, rossen robert, unvisible danger. you may be shocked literally walking down the street. you may be shocked literally walking down the street. how with my android from tracfone, you may be shocked literally wi can... order safety goggles. how play music for seedlings. post science fair projects. schedule guinea pig feedings. video chemical reactions. take pics of mr. bones.
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your body. believe it or not, it's happening in cities and countries with many cases of people and pets injured and even kill. this morning before you leave the house, check out what we found. that's a bus stop sparking out of control and look at this lamp post on a residential street, dangerous electricity right on the surface. >> there is a serious safety hazard. >> reporter: theemp this hire hydrant is electrified, sparks shooting in all directions. it's stray voltage, an individual killer making every day objects come alive with electricity. >> sidewalks, man hole covers, roadways, fences, anything in your landscape with wires buried underground, when they fail tail leak to the surface. >> most cities and town versus old wires, old insulation, eroding away, voltage from pence leaks out. >> the givens is when a water
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system breaks down, you see a pud him. electricity there is no tell tale. >> reporter: that is the scariest part, there is no way to tell by looking at it. across the country, children and pets have been shocked and even killed. >> i have no idea what was happening. all i can think of is he was having a heart attack, seizureing. >> reporter: she was out walking her dog and the man hole electrified him. >> i opened his mouth, i stuck my hand in his mouth. i received a jolt. he passed away in a couple of minutes. >> reporter: to show us the danger, engineers from power survey taking us out overnight in washington, d.c. other cities and electric companies hire them to scan for stray voltage. >> that's a big one right there. that's a strong alarm. there is an energized structure monita. >> reporter: right away, he
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center itself on this truck. >> when i take this household light bulb and make contact. >> you are saying the side of this street light is light tag bulb? >> yes, the same voltage in a light socket is on the outside of the street light. >> that's scary. >> absolutely scary. it can be deadly. i've grounded the screwdriver, when i touch it to the pole, can you see the sparks that fly from this. >> reporter: i've never seen anything leak this. our team of engineers block the area and call the city to call in the danger. >> a street light that's energized. i saw sparks from it. >> reporter: minutes later, we find more problems. street light after street light all sparking up. >> so here's another one. >> reporter: in fact, here the voltage is so strong even the sidewalk is electrified. >> the sidewalk has 90 volts on it. >> reporter: if this is so common, why aren't people dying every day? >> a couple things have to happen, you have to touch it.
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if your feet are wet it's particularly dangerous. >> reporter: why are we sees pets get hurt so often? >> they don't wear shoes the volt can go through their body. >> reporter: there is a regular schedule sign, not connected to electricity. why is it sparking up? >> there are wires underground. >> reporter: they found 40 with stray voltage. they say power companies aren't doing enough to keep us safe. >> it's a very reactive situation. usually after there is a death or injury there is testing. practice irto that, nothing happens. >> reporter: and here is the bicker problem. those engineers say less than 2% of cities around the country are protesting for it. >> that means in both places, stray volt annual could be hidden or your streets right now. when you are walking down the
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streets, avoid metal grates and man hole covers. especially during the winter. you have the salt trucks mixing with the wet snow. that's a recipe for disaster. >> soled shoes help? >> pets have bear paws, they pee next to the street lights. that creates water. >> we had a lot of talk of urination on this show. >> it's live streaming. >> didn't see that coming. jeff, thank you so much. by the way, you reached out -- >> to the industry group, they refused to comment. you see this happening, call the local media. coming up on trending, what would you do? we will look at what two parents did when a hockey fight broke out in front of their daughter. >> up next, he became a viral sensation overnight. now, alex from target is opening up about the i love making the kind of food you'll feel really good about putting in your body.
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actually. >> reporter: now telling the new york times he can't leave his house and his family received death threats. alex's road to celebrity has been very short when a teenageer spotted a picture of him on a tumbleer account and he became internet famous within days he appeared on ellen. >> do you have another talent? we should market this. >> i can apparently bag groceries good. >> inspiring more google searches than justin bieber but alex says all this attention he is geting is frightening, telling the "time's" i'm kind of scared to go into public. his family's social security numbers, bank accounts and phone numbers have been leaked online and thousand versus taken to social media to trash him. his father says our concern is making sure he is safe. in the end, alex and his family hope to do something positiontive with this
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opportunity and guide another teens experiencing bullying online. for now, alex is trying to maintain a formal teenage life, going to school, taking out the trash and, yes, still working at target. so the family worried for safety of alex and his five siblings. they have been in contact with local police. alex's parents have met with the principle and security officers to put together security plans in case of an emergency. i mean, it's so sad. >> really. >> to threat an kid like that, for what reason? it makes no sense. >> tamron, thank you so mu ♪
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>> announcer: nbc10 breaking news. it's about four minutes before 8:00. that breaking news is on the ben frank lynn bridge. a tractor trailer carrying lumber overturned on the pennsylvania side, the philadelphia side. you're looking at video shot a little while ago. one person was hurt. we'll get more on this information from jillian. first, it's 15 degrees colder than yesterday. let's get our "first alert" meteorologist bill henley. >> vai, it means we're in the 30s. a cold start but sunshine. sunshine in the pocono mountains. and a view from lake wallenpaupack this morning. a view from the nbc10 studios, nice and sunny. 18 degrees colder than yesterday with a little breeze blowing at 6 miles an hour 39 in wilmington.
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>> jillian mele give us an update on the bridge. >> it's still out there at the base of the ben in philadelphia. skyforce 10 at the scene. you notice just to get on the ben it's completely jammed. head to delaware, skyforce 10 live over the scene of an accident, a tow truck on the scene here. 41 and 400. we do have lane restrictions there. also ramp closures so take buck road to get around that problem. the septa cynwyd has suspended service. people are out of their homes this morning because of a fire there. eric is charged with vehicular homicide he skilled a woman who was walking with her husband in north philadelphia. that's all for us.
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we'll go back to the "today" show.
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. >> coming up, bigger clothes, bicker prices, who is the popular retailer charging more for women's plus size items and is there a good reason for it neighborhood, from the screen to the stage, alan alda and candace bergen team up for a big show as they stop by for a preview. three, two, one, let the rokerthon begin. >> and it is on, ten hours down, 24 hours to go. al's rokerthon, he breaks the record for the longest weather cast, it will give him motivation for today, november 13th, 2014.
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[ music playing ] good morning. it's 8:00 on "today." we're trying to entertain al. rokerthon is continuing. how many hours into it? ten or something? >> we are coming up on ten hours. >> there he is. >> al,sam champion just called, he is going for 36 hours next week. >> he is more than welcome to. i have two broadcasts going on right now at the same time. >> anyway, let's talk to some people over here, what's the longest you have stayed away? >> 24 hours. >> you have done 24 hour. >> 36. >> wow! >> a guinness world record holder. >> we should all mention we are all wearing purple because. >> today's world pancreatic cancer, it's one of the worst cancers to get. >> very good cause. by the way, good causes, rokerthon is all ability. money donated will go to the uso. all for a good purpose. >> exactly right.
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let's go pence, not to rokerthon, but to natalie with the news headlines. >> thanks, once again. one-third of the country dealing with temperatures 20 to 30 degrees lower than normal, as al roker has been telling us. it gave denver negative readings him at the university of minnesota, workers are braving frigid temperatures ahead of a game scheduled for saturday and a second round of wintry weather could spread snow and freezing rain across much of the nation. a scary close call for one of the biggest rock stars thousands of feet in the air. u12's front man bono were on their way to germany when the rear door fell off halfway into the flight. passengers reportedly heard a loud thud. two suitcases came out t. plane was able to land safely in berlin. americans may be able to spend more time picking at
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thanksgiving leftovers and bargains. peter alexander is in falls church, virginia. explain for us. good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. you better believe there are people watching us, eyeing their spot to camp out for the black friday door buster deals. this season, there may be a reason you don't have to. >> that pre-dawn crush is as much a part of our thanksgiving tradition as turkey and pumpkin pie. could that black friday stampede for deals be a thing of christmas past? this season, retailers are trying to entice shoppers with supersize sales over an entire week him wal-mart is stretching its discounts from one day to five. target is proposing holiday deals starting the sunday before thanksgiving. >> i'm always ab sales. i usually don't pay full price for anything. >> reporter: if you to the battling those black friday crowds earned you the best bargain, the experts don't buy it. >> the fact is some stores are advertising door buster deals that, frankly, they've promoted
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previously or plan to promote later in the season. >> reporter: take this 50-inch rca tv at k-mart, according to the website nerd wallet it will be marked down on friday, same as two months earlier this whirlpool at best buy tidesed for $999 on friday, $10 keeper on labor day. what are the best days for deals? the largest single-day price drop is expected the sunday to monday before thfrlg. and online prices will hit rock bottom on thanksgiving dayful average discount 24 hour%. >> more people are enjoying their turkey and stuffing with the computer or a tablet right beside them taking care of the deals you can find online. >> reporter: still for those who don't easily part with tradition, don't worry, you will have plenty of friends out there with you. this thanksgiving, don't be surprised if the people at the table start without you. nearly a third of all online sales will come from smartphones or tablets, more than any day all year.
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natalie. >> all right, peter alexander, falls church, thanks so much. a wonderful update on a family we have been following for years, after having three children, carolyn and saun savage struggled with infertility for two decades, their book "inconceivable" details how she carried another couple's child because of a fertility mixup and later gave up the baby. later they carried twin girls for them. on wednesday, 45-year-old carolyn gave birth to a baby boy delivered by c-section. it's her sixth child. carolyn says 7 pound 1 ouvens, nicholas winston savage was conceived the old faxed way. congratulations to them. i love to hear those updates. right now, let's get another check of the weather with al and rokerthon. >> thank you so much, natalie. as we watch the wet weather down through the gulf coast, we will watch. that we have lake effect snow around the great lakes. >> oh my gosh, it's alan alda
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and candace bergen. >> can we come in. >> okay. >> see you in a minute. >> all right. >> that's crazy! candace bergen and alan alda, two television icons. i am so thrilled. pacific northwest. we got a lot of wet weather there. we are watching that on the "today" map, this will be a major winter storm coming into the pacific northwest. good good morning i'm bill henley. a cold start and a cloudy afternoon. showers moving in from the north and west. high temperatures mostly in the 40s today. tomorrow it will be clearing out, breezy and colder tomorrow morning. saturday morning down to 30 degrees, a cold start at citizen's bank park. late day showers on sunday into monday and it turns colder for tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. and that's your latest
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weather. >> i'm trying. i'm trying. congratulations, you guys are on broadway and what a great play, "love letters." >> a wonderful play. >> so, tell us, what's going to happen? like tonight when the crowd is coming into the theater, are they going to be rained on? >> no. >> i'm trying to help with the weather. >> we got the beverly hills forecast for you. >> oh. >> right now 55 degrees. a little on the cool side. temperatures in the upper 60s. new york city for broadway. here we go. right now, 40 degrees. as we look ahead, perfect matinee weather all the way through and then how long are you guys going to be in this play? >> it just got extended a couple weeks. i'm not exactly sure. we will be through a lot of the months of september. >> that's fantastic. great to see you. >> what's your weather question for al so we can keep talking about weather? if he doesn't talk about weather every minute, he loses the
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contest. >> will there ever be rain in california? >> i don't know, it's been rough. >> it's not good. you give them heck! >> all right. yeah. >> alan alda, candace bergen, live on broadway, their "love letters." >> i love when she says, give them hell. what is the forecast? hell? just kidding. >> the polar vortex is must see hell. >> an adorable baby discovering the joy of a music am birthday card. then should women's plus size clothing cost more than palestinianplus size? >> what do you wish you could protect with life insurance? why? tweet us using the hashtag #getaplan plus more rokerthon after these messages. >> roker! roker! roker!
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. 8:13. >> could every kids day be a thing of the past. >> all schools are officially closed for a snow day. [ music playing ] >> it's a snow day! snow day! anything can happen. >> maybe not any more. could the snow day be obsolete? schools are still closing when the weather is frightful. now more than schools are setting up virtual classrooms requiring them to work at home on laptop itself and tablets. they say this trend is catching on all over the country. kids will be bummed. >> but it makes sense. >> it does. >> because kids can do work from home now. but was there ever a better feeling tan waking up, in my day, listening to the tran sister -- tran sister radio.
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>> the power was out. come on. we didn't have cable. >> i lost my laptop. >> all right. here's one of those stories that is as a parent, this ask makes you ask yourself, what would i do? a fight breaks out, it happens all the time. right in the front row is a family with a young girl, probably about four or five-years-old some what did they do as the fighters are literally pressed up on the glass in front of them. they shield the eyes of their daughter. they cover her eyes so the girl won't see the fight, which raises the question, would you do the same thing? >> i've taken my son to a hockey game when he was little. it was a pretty violent game. you talk to them, i didn't could have his eyes. i talked to him. this is not for real. this is not what you should be
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doing. >> don't you go to a hockey game, you know there is a good chance this could happen. >> i this i the proximity. it's right in front of her eyes, i would have shielded my child the proximity, it's right on her. >> i think you have to question at what age do you bring your kids to the game. i agree with tam-on-. >> they all look scared in that video, too. >> no question. >> michael douglas, he has had the same stunt double for 26 years. after wrapping up production on the super hero flip, he decided to share this photo from the set. >> wow. identical twins. >> can you tell who is who? >> it's make olen the willest. there is one from "black rain" 1989, 1997's "the game." not only are they both called michael, they are also good golfing pulled dis as well. >> i laughed he is showing him a little public love here. those guys toil away behind the
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scenes and never get credit. >> amazing. babies can be entertained by the simplest things, even, apparently, musical birthday cards. [ music playing ] >> uh-oh. >> she looked at that card, it's a one-year-old. she looked at that card and said, oh, no, you didn't. >> no, no, no. >> peck up again. >> that's great video. >> you got to love the problem solving. okay. let's get this party back on. she started boogieing before the music went on. that's amazing. >> that's what's trending today. now, controversy over plus size pricing, one woman is putting her foot down for national retailers to charge more for women's plus size jeans but not men's. >> hey, good morning, savannah, second class citizens, that's
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how several plus size women described the way they feel they are being treated by retailers. one woman's push to put an end to the perceived discrimination that has brought this conversation into the spotlight. >> you think a pair of jeans fits all three of you is going to fit all of this? >> reporter: as if finding the perfect pair of jeans isn't hard enough. few fall into the plus-size category, you may have to shell out a few extra dollars for your denim. at $17.5 billion the plus sides women's fashion industry is big business and growing. but at a price. a size 8 pair of old navy's rockstar super skinny jeans cost $27. a size 28 rings in at $40 bucks. over in the men's section, all men's slim fit jeans cost the same. no matter the size. >> i don't think it's fair. >> reporter: it's something that shocked renee posey who discovered the des crep panes on the website, the only place they
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sell plus-size clothing. she says old navy isn't the only retailer charging more for plus-size clothing. >> i don't understand it. it's straight of fat shame. >> reporter: she got online, urging gap, ink, the owner to stop up-chargeing for women's plus-size clothening. >> i think it really appeals to sense of fairness. i think plus-size women like myself are fed up being treated by second class citizens by retailers. >> reporter: gap notes the jeans are more money, its more work. it depends women's plus-size styles are not just larger sizes of other williomen's items, thee created by a team of experts, which includes curve-enhancing an curve-flattering elements such as four-way stretch materials and contoured waistbands, which most palestinian's garments do not include is there there are so mr. different nuances, you want to make great fitting garments
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for plus size women it takes more time and therefore more money. >> reporter: madeleine jones editor of plus-size magazine says she is used to paying more for plus-size clothing. she sees this as a part of a bigger problem. >> we think in fashion we are treated as the minority. it makes plus-size women feel like sec class citizens when you are not included with everyone else. >> okay. that petition renee created continues to gain traction. at last count this morning more than 32,000 supporters agree with her. lit go up after people see this. >> people don't like a sound for it. even if there is a reason for itch they don't like getting charged more. thank you. now a story decades or a decade in the making. this week marks one year since a young man at the center of a high po file murder case was released from prison. you may remember ryan ferguson's emotional homecoming after
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spending almost ten years for a crime he always said he didn't commit. we have a look at how he has begun now to rebuild his life. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt, ryan ferguson not for nearly a decade to prove his innocence, now, one year since his conviction in missouri was overturned, he has moved to florida and has been determined to make the most of every day. it's hard to know exactly where to begin when you have a lot to do. it's even harder when you are making up for lost team. ryan ferguson is making up for ten years. >> does a day go by that you don't think about it? >> it really hurts to think about that. you try to avoid it. but it's impossible. i missed out on all my 20s and there's just no getting away from that. >> reporter: ryan was arrested. locked up at 19, accused of committing a halloween night murder after a friend said he had dream-like memories they
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committed together. >> i've got to go to prison for the rest of my life. i have to tell what that man did. >> that friend and another eyewitness admitted to lying on the stand. >> i don't want to die knowing i did the wrong thing. >> last november, a state appeals court overturned ryan's conviction, stated the verdict was not worthy of confidence and after nearly ten years behind bars allowed him to be released. when you were in prison, did you think you would ever come back to this? >> it was a concern. i had dreamt of coming to florida while i was in brison just to be with friend and family and this beautiful environment and there was a really scary possibility that might never happen. >> reporter: he came out having to learn things we take for granted, like texting, instagram even facebook. >> i never used an ipod let alone an iphone.
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>> when did you go on facebook for the first time? >> dpefl not the first night. >> reporter: he has been chris crassing the country for an awareness. >> i have a dream to show i am not an anomaly. this happens all the time. >> reporter: he's also taken up the cause of helping kids whose parents have been incarcerated go to college. something he missed out on when he was arrested his freshman year. >> these kids, i feel the connection with, is that we choose to be defined instead by what we choose to do with our life, not what has happened to us. >> reporter: for the most part, he is able to stay positive and upbeat. but sometimes just to think about the fact that he lost ten years of his freedom, it's hard. >> i thought when i got out, i'd be really happy. i got my freedom back. but it's two different worlds, prison and now here. i found a lot of struggles. >> reporter: two things that
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help cope, working out. he was featured in men's health magazine and has a new book, stronger, faster, smarter, being released from january. he says it's a blueprint that encourages all of to us keep pushing. >> keep pushing is a metaphor for life. it's usable in the gym. it's usable in our education. everything. so keep pushing. >> reporter: just last month, ryan turned 30. celebrating his first birthday on the outside since he was 19. finally surrounded by the people he loves, ryan can't wait for the future. >> did you make a wish? >> i have my wish. you know, family, friends and freedom. so the three fs. >> ryan ferguson's attorney has filed a $100 million civil rights lawsuit in this case. it's worth noting the innocence project says roughly 30% of exonerated people like ryan
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never receive any money. so he is certainly not counting on that money. i was telling you guys, i was so taken aback by how positive he is considering you think about all the things you did between the ages of 19 and 29. that's when you grow. absolutely. >> you have to keep pushing forward. >> that's what he is doing. >> thank you. >> let's go over to tamron in the orange room. >> guys, true story. right now i am with legends alan alda and candace bergen. we are talking after owl things kim kardashian's picture. kim has seen it. >> i didn't know who or what was
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good morning i'm tracy davidson. let's get your forecast. >> clouds this afternoon and rain drops falling tonight and it will be a chippy rain. the temperatures are down for most of the area. 33 in pottstown. it is 31 in philadelphia. the temperature will slowly move up but nowhere near the 70 we had yesterday. we'll be watching for late day showers north and west. we've had a problem on the ben franklin bridge. >> all because of this accident.
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sky force ten was over the scene earlier. this is a overturned tractor trailer. lane restrictions have been out there for hours. we'll take you to the live view right now. this is from camden, the entire length of it is delayed. and still suspended services on this line. this morning police are looking for suspects after a woman was found beaten to death in west philadelphia. her roommates say three masked men pulled off the crime. police are investigating. we'll have another local update in 25 minutes. i'm tracy davidson, get updates any time at
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. we are back now 8:30 on a november morning, thursday, november 13th, 2014. there is one that matters the war isovsky star about to go on the tree for the 11th year isn't it a beauty? jennifer, that is beautiful.
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i mean the necklace. no, tell me about the star. >> the star weighs 550 pounds, 9-feet in diameter. it has a million facets of light. >> it's absolutely beautiful. by the way, you are helping us out with the toy drive on december 1st this year. >> yes, we are, we are happy to make a donation to the "today" show toy drive. >> when do they put it up will? >> from a couple hours. >> the tree lighting will be. >> december 3rd. >> right here on nbc. >> 720 led bulbs. >> beautiful. sparkly. >> jennifer, thanks very much. we appreciate it. >> we will see you soon. by the way, it's cold this morning. you know where it will be hot? >> where? >> out in orlando. that little matter of one direction. the british sen sakes are at it. a few album called "four." they will debut it live monday
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morning on "today." . coming up, they got nine emmy awards between them and have played the most memorable characters, now alan alda and candace bergen are teaming up for a new project. i feel terrible i exposed mr. alan alda to the kim kardashian picture. >> he is still smiling. >> he made his moment. he was great. first a check of the weather from rick rocker, who stepped out of rokerthon. >> we are hermetically sealed, can't come out. for today, we are looking at a good storm finger. rain along the coast. heavier snow. some areas in oregon could pick up two feet of snow. there are blizzard warnings up for parts of oregon. we are watching lake effect snow around the great lakes and cold air continues down through the south.
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tomorrow, lake effect snow machine continues between water town and sir could you describe, new york. we could be talking upwards of two feet of snow. it continues on the when plains. temperatures still cooler than normal. only 70 degrees good morning, i'm bill henley. a cold start, a cloudy afternoon, and late in the day we'll be watching for showers moving in from the north and west. higher temperatures mostly in the 40s today. by tomorrow we will be clearing out. breezy and colder. saturday morning down to 30 degrees and a cold start at citizens bank park. late day showers sunday into monday and colder tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. matt, we are coming up on
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ten-and-a-half hours towards rokerthon and our record. >> we will check if with you in a second. without exaggeration alan alda and candace bergen are two legends. they are coming together in "love letters" a run just extended on broadway. first of all, congratulationsings that's good news. >> yes, it is. >> all of us that aren't a part of hollywood know you all know each other, see each other all the time, work together all the time. that's not the case here. >> we live both of us in new york. so we know each other from new york rather than hollywood. >> we have known each other a long time. i don't know how long it goes back. 40 or 50 years. >> 50 or 60. >> were there near misses in terms of working together in the past? >> no. >> nobody wanted it. >> nobody offered it. but we've known each other, we're getting to know each other much better now we sit side-by-side on the stage every
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night. >> this show is spectacular. just for people who aren't familiar with "love letters." it is very much about love letters, two people wrote the first letter when they were 7-years-old. >> something leak that. what's interesting, in spite of the title "love letters," it's not goy and sentimental. it's very tough sometimes and very funny and there are only one or two actual love letters in the play. the rest of it is these two people trying to find each other. they're out of sync all the time. >> what was it like to try and come up with the rhythm with alan? i mean, obviously, he's a great actor. you are a great actress. does it come naturally or did you have to work at it? >> well, i was reading these letters, as an actor, you are deprived of all of your familiar territory. you can't look the other actor in the eye. you have your stationary for the entire play. so you are more focused on that and finding the specifics of the
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letters. >> the difficulty, i agree, with candy, the difficult is relating to the other person without looking at them, which is something odd for an actor, because we get a lot out of the other person's face. >> let's talk about broadway. every time an actor/actress comes in here, they have been on broadway, they say it's different from any other acting experience. is that true? do you feel that way? >> well, he's a broadway vet. i -- >> you were on broadway in 2012, weren't you? >> yeah, that's almost the only other time. what i find so strike about broadway is everyone that does it does it for the love of the work. because you can't really make a living doing it. and people who are there are there because they want to be. so there is a real seriousness of purpose and focus and the performance, everyone does their best. well, in our case, it's only two of us. >> most of us do our best. >> yeah. >> you were there in 2005 last
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time, with glen ross. when you are on broadway, i understand the schedule is, it takes everything. >> you know what's interesting about it. you think the show is only two hours a night. so they have it easy. from the minute you wake up, you are thinking, did i get enough sleep for tonight? is my voice in shape? am i getting sick? when do i eat? you know, i don't eat right before the show. then your friends come, you have to go out and eat spaghetti afterwards. >> you can't wind down. you both have something in common, in your careers have created iconic characters for television, murphy brown and hawkeye pierce, are characters like this something you look at always as a gift? >> oh, i do. i loved playing murphy. she was a fantastic character and just always fun to play for ten years. >> do you always look for the next one? do you always think, can i get a character --
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>> no, certainly not in my case. because that was a once in a lifetime experience. you can't get a combination of writing and acting and directing leak that again plus the response from the audience. it would be crazy to look for that again. what about you? you created the character of matt lauer. >> i'm still working on it, believe me. >> do you think you will ever be matt lauer again? >> never. no one here wants that. candace bergen alan alda, it's a thrill to have you guys here. >> great to see you again. >> just a reminder there show has been extended on broadway. they will hang around with kathie lee and hoda later. and you can see them on "love letters." up next, snooze or lose, a sleep disorder that affects millions of people, natalie gets the results of her sleep study to see if she suffers from it. first on thursday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
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we are following breaking news for you. sky force 10 is on the way. here is what we know. it was a police involved shooting. one person is being taken to the hospital. right now it is unclear who the victim is. we're following a police involved shooting in trenton. our chopper is about five minutes out. we'll get new information and pictures and we'll keep you updated on air and on our website at re is our home for 24 hours. >> reporter: no matter what time it is. >> it starts at 8:00 a.m., ends at 8:00 a.m. a fire run and a fire, we could be up three, four hours before we get to come back and go to bed. >> my sleep at the station is, can i tell the quality isn't as
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good. you don't sleep as deeply because you don't want to take a chance on missing a run. >> reporter: but it's not just the alarms keeping the firefighters up at night. >> i senator very loudly. >> i was a very heavy snoreer. the guys hatet it. overtime they told me you stopped breathing a great deal throughout the night. >> reporter: both sax sachs and sheperd were diagnosed with sleep apnea. brigham women's study studied several firefighters including a station in columbus and found 37% screened positive for sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, shift work disorder and restless leg syndrome. >> we found the firefighters and paramedic itself screened positive for sleep disorder had
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twice as many motor vehicle crashes. >> i would wake up at 3:00 in the morning, within 20 second i could be driving a 72,000 pound fire truck down the road. i feed to have my faculties about me. >> reporter: there are health issues, hypertension, heart disease, mood and memory problems. for the firefighters in the study there was an increased risk. >> there was more than a 150% increase in cardio vasc loor disease and 200% increase in depression, diabetes. >> we expect a lot from firefighters. it's difficult for them to get adequate amounts of sleep. we hope the results will lead fire departments to institute screening for sleep disorders. >> reporter: the firefighters have taken steps, they wear machines that help you breathe more easily and watch diet and exercise to improve their health. but sleep is a luxury when you
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are on call. >> i don't think we'll get back to a sleep schedule until we retire. you just get used to what the schedule's like. >> in a job such as firefighters or e.r. doctors or air traffic controllers, where you are working long overnight hours that may affect when you sleep, to do everything you can to maximize the quality of your sleep. >> so how do you find out if you have sleep apnea? each of us on the show has taken some sort of sleep test this week. i tried the portable sleep lab to study whether i suffered from it. here to explain the results, dr. karl brazil, director at the division of epilepsy college of physicians and surgeons. good morning. >> good morning. >> as you mentioned, 18 million people suffer from sleep apnea. i use this portable sleep lab machine to test what my results would be. what does this device do and what is it looking for? >> it's a pretty simple device. it measures your breatheing and
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effort of breathing, measures your heart rate. >> let's look at natalie's results. i'm curious apt this first one, settle this first and for all. >> natalie is on the top, perfectly level. someone with the buzzes are snores. so it shows this person snores. not everybody that has sleep apnea that one does. >> natalie does not. we got that. >> the results of her test on the breathing. >> her breathing is very, very regular, few look at the top line. on the bottom this person is stopping every 30 to 40 second, complete cessation of the breathing. so that's a problem. >> chest movement is another indicator as well. >> yours is very regular. with a person with sleep apnea, the movement continues that, shows you it's obstructive. the cleft is expanding, the person is trying to breathe. >> not to mention the heart beat. >> again, if you look at
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natalie, very level. as your breathing stops, it's hard to see on that graphic, your heart rate can drop and go up and down a lot. which is a big straven on your heart, big fluctuations in health concerns. >> we have a recording of somebody who had sleep apnea. you can hear their breathing and the pattern. and the snoring. so if you can, what are the symptoms and the best ways to be able to tell if you, obviously, if you snore like that, i think. >> if you snore like that, then it stops, that's sleep apnea. not everybody makes noise. that's not 100%. if you wake up tired, that's a sign. if you wake up with a headache, that's a sign. if you are overweight, you are more likely to have it. >> real quick. treatment, the machines, we saw the guys at the the fire house using those. >> it keeps your airway opened when you are asleep. it's usually the best treatment.
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for whatever reason that doesn't work, you can use a device in your mouth. >> it's scary. at least you are healthy, though. and a quiet sleeper. >> i'm good. can you sleep with me any time. okay. >> we'll talk about. that dr. karl, you didn't expect this segment to take that turn, did you? thank you very much. coming up next, what everyone needs to learn about life insurance. hi, natalie, on nbc. woman: i was tired of my chronic constipation, and the way it made me feel, the discomfort, the bloating, the straining. i'd just felt this way for too long. so i finally talked to my doctor about my symptoms. i'd tried laxatives before. he prescribed amitiza (lubiprostone) for my chronic constipation. it works differently than laxatives. man: amitiza is clinically shown to help relieve common symptoms like bloating, abdominal discomfort, hard stools, and straining and help people with chronic constipation go more often.
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this morning on today's money, we are talking about recovering yourself now, new rules for life insurance. the way we live our lives, we have sharon eperson senior personal correspondent. tamron in the orange room. she has tweets from viewers.
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she will answer them in a moment. go remember to you. life insurance, not something everyone thinks about when they think of retirement and planning. >> they don't want to think about it or do anything about it. people are paralyzed, thinking it's so expensive and don't want to deal with their own mortality either. >> it's not as expensive as you might think. >> especially when you get a term policy. it's relatively inexpensive. you can get $250,000 of life insurance for less than a dollar a day. >> we are talking about the way people are changing the way they live. we want to talk about female bread winners. this is what it used to be. mom was staying at home. that kind of thing. >> there are about 5 million married moms making more than their husbands, two are the primary bread winners today him wives may have to have more life insurance coverage than their husbands. the bottom line is, if there is someone in the family that depends on you, you need to have life insurance. >> let's move over here, this is
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relevant to me, older parents, you may have college prices coming up. >> you will have to pay for college in your 50. you may have an adult child living at home and deal with aging parents, all of those expenses are something you may want to have covered by buying a term policy later in life or permanent insurance which is more expensive but will cover you until you die for your entire life. that's something a lot of folks in their 50s and school districts buying, they want to leave a legacy for their children. >> let's talk about stay-at-home parents. >> a number staying at home. you want to make sure if you are at home, there are a lot of responsibility you have whether it's driving your kids around our caring for them in general, caring for the home. those services need to be calculated in the costs. you need to be insured for that. if are you a working parent, consider what time you have to take off to deal with grieving, caring for the home until that logs of income the stay-at-home
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parent should be insured for that amount of money as well. >> finally singles, some think you are getting life insurance for yourdz kids or your spouse? >> you may want to get life insurance if you don't want to leave loved ones with debts you have. if you are single, you may want life insurance. more important, if you are single and have no dependents is to get disability insurance. because if you are injured or disabled on theoyou want to protect part of that paycheck, that's what disability insurance can do for you. >> it makes sense, tamron has been getting questions from viewers in the orange room. >> we v. one from joanna first asks the question, i want my kids protected. i worry about the loss of our house and the bills that would be left behind. so sharon, what's your advice for joanna? >> joanna is doing a great job in figuring out what her needs are today and in the future. that itself key. that's the first step in determining how much life insurance you need and what she will be able to afford. keep in mind, if you are out
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35-years-old, are you if good health. you want $250,000 of life insurance, it will cost a woman about $150,000 a year. that's something that is probably affordable for a lot of people. >> do you have another one for brian? very relatable? what is a reasonable monthly life insurance payment for a healthy plael. what is your price on comparing prices, sharon? >> you have to look at a good place to figure out your needs as life you want to pay about $40 a month for a term policy for a 20-year term, one of the least expensive you can get. >> thank you so much. you don't go anywhere. right? you will stick around, continue this conversation, if you have questions, can you tweet us using the hashtag get a plan. we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. [ music playing ] . .
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>> won is doing a little moonlighting today. savannah guthrie a guest on per dith viera's talk show. >> very exciting. >> the last time i saw you was halloween. we did a takeoff on the "snl" special for mom jeans. >> pom jeans. >> we lad such a good time. >> tell me, honestly, did you keep the jeans? >> you said you wanted many tow return them to you. >> oh. i actually love mine because they have an elastic waist.
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you want to be sexy. you just go. >> they're a little too much. >> just went downhill from there. check your local listings this afternoon. i ran like a ritual bonfire threw them in there. >> it was padding again. >> it was padding. meanwhile, as we get set to say good-bye the next hour coming up and more of rokerthon we are following breaking news for you in trenton and mercer county. we're live over wilson street where we're told there was a police involved shooting. police were called for a man with a gun. they get there, he shoots at police, they return fire and hit the suspect. he was injured and taken to the hospital. we are told that no officers
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were hurt. we'll continue to stay on the scene, we have a ground crew on the way. we'll get more information and bring it to you on air and on now let's get your chilly forecast. that chill will stay with us through the day, but the sunshine we're seeing this morning will fade as clouds move in. we'll see some of the scattered clouds over the comcast center. we're watching the temperatures slowly creep up and it will be a slow climb into the upper 40s today. 43 in philadelphia and wind at 8 miles per hour. that is a warmer spot, plenty of 30s north and west. >> in southwest philadelphia about a dozen people are out of their homes because of a fire that started around 2:30 this morning and spread to the next two homes. everyone was able to get out safely. investigators don't know yet how it started. a plan accused of a hit and
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return will be go on trial today. in february of 2013 his suv jumped the curb and killed a woman who was walking on frankfurt avenue. and a murder trial is scheduled to start today. he pleaded not guilty to beating a 3-year-old son to death. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. 12k3w4r6r7b8g9s.
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from nbc news, there is "today's" take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tam interest ron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" it's thursday morning, november 13th, 2014, day two of -- >> rokerthon! >> whew, al roker is in the middle of a forecast we are told. >> in a hermetically sealed bubble. we are only allowed outside the glass. he's on. >> 11 hours now. >> he's about a 33rd of the way there, not quite. if you put it that way, he has a lot ahead of him. >> i love how many fans showed up for rokerthon, al!
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>> rokerthon! [ cheers ] . >> you are trying to keep him awake, right? >> you will stay out the full 34 hours, right? >> oh, yeah. >> that's a part of the deal. >> around midnight he will really need you. >> in case you haven't heard, al is going to shatt ter guinness world record for longest uninterrupted weather cast, 34 hours is the goal. >> that will end we think at 8 of the if he makes it all the way through. >> he will make it. he's the energizeer bunny. >> i came out last night at midnight. there were fans out at midnight. i was walking my dogs, had my pjs on, i thought, why not go by work? there i am in my pajamas. >> you actually were in your pajamas. >> you saw me. >> i saw you. i called my mom. she got her personal forecast from dallas, texas from al. >> is everything okay with the dogs int green room? >> upon arrival the dog pooped.
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>> you had on grey pa ja mas with a grey beanie and talked about your dog. and you are up this morning. >> she's been paying attention to every hour. >> you came in this morning. >> i came in an hour early this morning, i brought him some coves although he doesn't drink it. it was for the crew, just kind of give him a pep talk apparently, he had taken a break right before. they left his mic opened. he really was live streaming. >> my dog oscar pooped in the green room. >> you covered all the bases. >> tomorrow, tonight, you are showing up. >> i will be out somewhere at 10:00 i'm coming in hot. you don't know what will happen. >> he will hit that wall. if you are running a marathon, that's like the 20-mile mark. >> 10:00 is about 26 hours in. something like that. >> 24 hour. he started at 10:00 p.m. >> he's a journalist.
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not a mathematician. it's not what he does. >> we'll call debra, al's rife. >> we should point out it's for a great cause, it's not just breaking a record. it's raising money, help our troops as this man has been dedicated to doing for his career. >> how great is al roker? >> al roker. should we go in and say hi? >> we will muscle our way in. >> okay. >> bye-bye. >> you keep cheering him on. he needs all the help he can get definitely today. >> all right. there we go. oh, a bit warmer. >> hi, you are helping us undress. >> okay. >> we'll come in and say hi. >> say hi. >> how are you doing? >> is that an exercise bike? >> hi, al. are you at a good point? >> we will show you some great tweets. we can put that in. here come our gang.
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>> al roker. a big fan. >> he's the big world record guy. >> we'll continue. we are coming up on 11 hours. you guys are here for that as we, right now we are in the heart, heartland, wisconsin, it is 21 degrees. >> br. >> that is cold. we have been asking people to tweet us at hashtag al rokerthon. where did that little guy go? >> i just saw him. >> he's in here somewhere. >> while you look, can i point out how good al still looks, altogether. >> coming up on 11 hours. >> we can celebrate yay! 11 hours! >> all right. >> have you done a global forecast, too? >> we have done the caribbean, africa. we have done asia. we have been all over. >> we need a selfie. >> people are predicting how many selfies you would take. >> all over buffalo, new york,
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will get some snow. >> talk weather while we're here. >> come on, matt. >> hello, yay! boom. >> we'll be back tomorrow. >> all right. >> we're proud of you. >> the guinness world people are right here. i will get you a pair of those pajamas when you finish. >> it's lovely. all right. we will go to the orange room. did you see the story, of course, everybody was watching yesterday the window washers at the freedom tower and how scary that was. they were trapped on the 69th floor of the one world trade center and these guys were just hanging there as you see almost just horizonally dangling. >> yes. >> so the cable snapped on the side and that kind of left them in that precarious position and rescuers actually had to get them out of there, they had to slice through what is
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shatterproof and blastproof glass in order to get to them. the two guys, the window washers there, they had just posted some pictures on social media right before this. they did suffer from some hypothermia. thank goodness it all ended well. i was reading one of the wife's and son were watching on live television. you are sitting there hearing the news break about your husband and know, oh my gosh. >> i started watching and at some point my mind went to the family are watching. do they even know this is happening. >> right before their very eyes. tourists at one world trade were looking up transfixed by what they were watching as well. >> that is a tough, tough job. they do it all over every american city around the world. that is tough. let's say it again, fdny when you feed them, there they are.
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taking another rescue. thank god everybody is rescued. that was scary. what do we have here? taylor swift in "time" magazine, on the cover, she said, in part, i'm sure there will be things that make my grandkids make fun of me for no matter what, i would rather it be look how awful your dancing was on the "shake it off video" tlaern grandma, is that your nipple? she's the woman of the moment. >> she understands she is in a position she has to be a good example. i think she is thinking about the long haul. >> she is in it for the long haul. >> we have an update. how big she is, there is not a day that has gone by this week that taylor swift has not had a story in the news. >> yes. >> she is huge. >> she is everywhere. >> we have done the spotify
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story for a week. >> right. >> which she knew. she will sell a million copies anyway. >> she already did 1.3 million. >> she knows she takes on spotify, she will sell her album. >> when i was in local news in chicago. they brought this kid in, i think she was 13 years old, cute little blond girl and the person said, this will be the biggest person in music in country music. it was taylor swift. >> wow, amazing. >> she was ten or 11-years-old this machine was behind her at the time. i think she's a brilliant marketer. those songs about all of the exs, that was fodder from amy poehler and the talk of that at the golden globes at the golden globes. she created this brand. she was a little kid performing on this morning show hustling at this little age with her mom and her mom was there. i remember the guy, their music person saying, that that's her mom. she doesn't leave her side. you sue the beginnings of a
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super star. >> the combination of being really smart and really talented. >> it helps when you have a good and supportive mom by her which leads us to our next topics. >> brooke shields has a memoir about her mother, there was a little girl t. book is about her relationship with her mother terry. i have to tell you, i am interviewing her next week. it is an incredible book. the life that brooke shields was a friend of all of ours lived, i didn't know ten percent of what she has been through. >> she opens up from her relationships from her virginity. >> she named names. >> she is on the cover of "people" magazine. really, she is talking mostly about her mother and terry was a life long alcoholic who often left brooke with a neighbor down the hall when she went out drinking. you read this and realize for brooke today who is married and has two beautiful daughters and is so grounded and normal and
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real to come out with what she went through when you read in this book, it was remarkable. >> she speaks for the love and respect for her mom and understands it was a disease that overtook her life, at the same extent, i understood and i understand my mom perhaps better than anyone having gone through it. >> sugar coating. listen, parents aren't perfect, now she is a parent, to your point, she is able to look back with this reflection and things that may have hurt as a teenager, watching your mom leave you with a sitter while she drinks. she tries to understand and see it through her mom's pain. it's a beautiful growth for her. >> for a lot of her life, all she had walls her mom. it was the two of them coming up in the child eye. >> she was a child star of all child stars at the time. >> she has a very, she has a sense of humorant her mother. there is line, she talks about when her mother died, she put her ashes up between the mand
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mantle between the two things she loved, brooke and a bottle of boz. she is able laugh about that. i have to tell you whether you know brooke shields or not, read this book. it's an unbelievable life and admiration of her mother. >> it's a good read. >> she had some famous relationships, which i think they want us to mention, john f. kennedy, jr. >> dean cane. >> remember when people thought she dated michael jackson. >> 45ir they're buddies. >> the story line at the time was they dated. now, of course, she cleared the air on all of this. shelves again going back to taylor swift being at the top of the game the calvin klein jeans, everything, "blue lagoon," she was it. >> she still is. >> absolutely. >> let's get a check of the weather with our buddy al, and the rokerthon.
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. >> we are watching a major storm developing. along the coast it is warm enough but we're seeing snow develop and look at the winter storm watches and warnings from the pacific northwest. we have frost and freeze warnings, but what we really want to focus on is what is going on in the pacific northwest. we have some winter storm watches and warnings. we also have bitterly cold air. the vortex is creating very cold lows and colder air coming up later this weekend into early next week. good morning i'm bill henley. a cold start, a cloudy afternoon and late in the day we'll be watching the showers moving in from the north and west. high temperatures mostly in the 40s today. rain moves through tonight.
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breezy and cold through tomorrow morning. saturday morning down to 30 degrees and cold start for the als walk. late shows sunday into monday and colder tuesday and wednesday. . >> that's your ratest etc. i love it, erin sorkin in here. i feel i'm doing a rapid dialogue. >> i noticed you have been talking act the weather a lot. >> i have been, it continues to be really cold, that's what it is, all weather all the time. as a sequel, i think you should do the weather channel. >> what's the temperature outside right now? >> 45 degrees. >> all right, that's it. >> you get back to work, i will take him pence, he is the man, of course, behind dramas like "the west wing," "the newsroom." the die lock is not as snappy as it was on the "west wing."
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inventors of facebook, you'd have invented facebook. >> aaron sorkin is the man and the pen behind some of the most memorable dramas. >> i want the truth. >> you can't handle the truth! . >> my name is andrew sheperd. i am the president. >> what are you trying to say? >> i say you don't play the team the way they're designed to be played. >> and tv shows like "studio 60" and "sports night." now his hit drama "the newsroom" is wrapping its final season on hbo. >> this will be a reality show. we don't do good tv. we do the news. >> and aaron joins us. aaron, it's good to see you. this was fascinating. we are watching this clip, you are critiquing the way it was directed, editing. >> there was a moment in the social network. listen, there is nothing i have written and wish we could go
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back into the editing room, 16, 18 frames we'd pull out. >> that's hard even when it's made millions of dollars, you still see suspect you would have changed? >> absolutely. it all ends up feeling like my high school yearbook picture. you want to go back. it's there. >> you are winging your hands a couple years later over 16 frames. >> what am i reading you will not write for tv anymore? we don't accept that. >> that's really nice of you. honestly, if i have an idea for a tv series, i'd love to come back. i love doing series television. the only problem with it, if i'm writing a movie or a play and the writing isn't going well, which is most of the time, that's my kind of resting pulse, if writing isn't going well, i'll have a good day, can i call the studio the producer, whoever is waiting for it and say, it's not going well, i know i thought it was going to be the end of the summer.
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it will be more like thanksgiving, teleinvestigation you have air dates, hard deadlines to meet. which means you have to write when are you not writing well. put it on the cast and crew and broadcast it to everybody. that's just becoming tougher and tougher to swallow. >> talk about the hbo experience a little bit. it is so different and the head of hbo has attracted people like you and turned it over. said i respect what you do, i think you are talented. go do your thing. >> i have never been anywhere a. great season for nbc. i love working for nbc. i did two shows here. hbo because it's not advertiseer supported, you are in business with the audience instead of the advertisers, it's just much more writer, director, actor friendly. >> mark zuckerberg said of the social network it hurt his feelings, you recently revealed that. >> i saw that. i really, i'm sorry that it did. i get it completely. i know i wouldn't want a movie
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we're following this breaking news in camden. sky force 10 over the scene of a fire. we're told no one was injured. we'll continue to keep an eye on this and bring you the latest information as soon as we get it. we also continue to follow breaking news in trenton. there was a police involved shooting. the mercer country prosecutor's office say police were called for reports of a man with a gun. that man fired at the officer's car. the officers returned fire and hit the man. he was taken to the hospital, no word on his condition yet. no officers were injured. there is a chill in the air
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today, let's get your forecast now with bill henley. at least for now we have sunshine, temperatures cloudly climbing, but the sunshine will disappear into the afternoon and wet weather will move in. clouds are already on the increase you can see from this live view in center city. philadelphia international is at 43 degrees. there is a windchill of 38 degrees. right now 58 degrees colder than yesterday. nowhere near that today. about a half hour from now two people will be officially recognized for their role in rescuing a philadelphia police officer from his burning car. they will honor joe chambers and donte johnson. they are credited with pulling an officer from his burning cruiser last weekend. it will take place at city hall. remember you can always get the latest on
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now we go back to "the today show." have a great thursday.
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. >> welcome back to "today," it's a thursday morning, november 13th, 2014. al is checking in. >> al roker all the time. >> al is over in the green room. >> i'm grad he is finally taking a seat. being on your feet that amount of time, 11-and-a-half hours. >> now to he's talking to the tv. >> ginger drink in his hands. a lot of fans monitor how many ginger drinks. >> we'll check in with al in a minute. first it's throwback thursday. 2005, "neverland." johnny depp, indicate winslet,
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they told the story behind "peter pan." . >> now, it is being turned into a broadway music am. it was announced it will star actor matthew morrison, you know him best from "glee." matthew is in los angeles with fantastic news, thank you for waking up super early. okay. so what's the news you have? >> like you said, i'm making my return to broadway. i found a co-star. it's this man next to me, mr. kel see gramer. >> oh, all right. >> congratulations. >> fantastic. >> thank you, thank you very much. >> kel see, you were in les category folet. what made you do this show? >> harvey is a compelling guy. it's also my favorite story. so you can't go wrong with it him honestly. it's such a crowd pleaseer.
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it's emotional. all the things that theater is supposed to be. my character is a lot of fun to play. i'm looking forward to working with matthew here. i think it will be a great experience for people, audiences, for kids, for everybody. it's so moving. it's so impassioned and everybody loves the material. i think it's just a great piece. i went and saw the sort of out of town tryout in boston and just was sitting there weeping. everybody around me was sitting there weeping. i thought, you know what, this is going to work. >> guys, so you know, in the movie ten years ago, matthew, your roam was played by johnny depp. kelsey yours by dustin hoffman, no pressure, fellas. >> could they walk in the park? could they sing? >> a lot of people are looking forward to this "finding neverland." starring matthew morrison and kel kelsey grammer.
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we can't wait to see you soon. now, let's check in with al in the midst of setting a guinness world record rokerthon, how is it going, al? >> good willing. we have so much to talk about. coming up on 11-and-a-half hours. we have a winter storm watches, winter weather advisories from the pacific northwest all the way into salt lake and beyond as we watch, a storm system again, getting to gather its strength. snowfall apples, generally, some areas, we are talking a foot-and-a-half of snow. it could be even two feet of snow. but a wide swath of six-to-nine inches of snow as we watch this. all that cold air stretching casualty by a down in texas into good morning i'm bill henley. a cold start, a cloudy afternoon, late in the day we will be watching showers coming in. high temperatures mostly in the
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40s today. by tomorrow it will clear out and be breezy and colder. it is cold at citizen's bank park. late day showers sunday into monday and then it turns colder for tuesday and wednesday. . >> and that's your latest weather. >> hang in there, al, looking good there. and jeff dun ham speaking of looking good, is a funny guy, he spent years traveling, cracking jokes to soldout stadiums on five continents him now you can catch some of the best moments of his dvd "all over the map." >> jeff is here with us along with peanuts. >> good morning, great, it's great to see you guys, natalie, purple, look at this, i am purple. tamron, you are sing him, are you in maybe? >> i learned you are a boy.
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>> i'm available. remember, when you go purpose him, you never go back. >> oh! >> sign me up. we'll talk after the show. >> whoa, what is al doing? the rokerthon rokerthon. i did not understand. i thought you said something else, i thought he was going to be modeling a horrible article of clothing, the roker thong. he should not wear that to the white house. that's all i'm saying. >> he has some much for someone who is purpose him. >> oh my goodness. it's been a great first minute for peanut. >> coming out strong! >> coming out real hot. >> i am, i'm trying. >> killing it! >> we will talk to jeff. you hang out. >> you can take it down a notch. >> the girl that you called al. that was nice. my son. sometimes. something i don't get, maybe,
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mmmow. >> peanut. >> my turn. fun. >> dvd? >> yeah. >> world tour? >> right. >> samberg central special? >> right. >> i have a couple other characters, but we went all over the place, english was not the first language. so we were in malaysia, kuala lumpur. the craziest one doing a show for all muslims with my character akmed the terrorist. it was like ra homecoming. he's back, not really. then the craziest one, two days later, i found myself in the middle of tel aviv, israel doing the exact same show for 5,000 jewish people. their favorite was akmed the terrorist. >> cues me, i was there, too, thank you, thank you. >> obviously, humor does not
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always translate. so you are dealing with a language barrier and cultural. >> that's what i thought. but you know what, what i took away from this tour is on this planet most people have the same concerns, family, food, roof over our head, our kids. that means we can all joke about the same things. i did basically the same show except 20 minutes, they all had their own special material. i went away realizing, you know what, most of us are good people. it's a hand. . it's the headline, hogwash the other garbage. the show worked every single country. >> who knew? >> we were on fire. so are you, peanuts. >> thank you for letting me have 13 seconds in the beginning. >> oh my gosh. natalie, set me, go ahead, say it. >> what happened to your shoe? >> set me you up, peanut, you lost your shoe. >> peanut, you lost your shoe. >> hey, i found one. it could be a team.
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high five. >>. >> that's incredible. we'll get you tamron's phone number, peanut. >> the dvd, "all over the map." thanks so much. thank you. >> thank you, willie. >> always a pleasure. >> wow! >> up next, terrified over and over again, for some reason, we keep going back for more. we head off for our next great adventure. they're on a boat. >> a ship. >> a slip. >> grarkt thank over 20 years 31 million students started college, but didn't complete a degree for lots of reasons at devry university we believe there are also lots of reasons to finish so we help you maximize qualifying credits you've already earned so you can graduate sooner and get on to a great career because whatever kept you from finishing before... all that matters is your reason to do it now. see more reasons to finish and get started at
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>> then it was off to the races with the first ever bumper cars at sea. >> i won! >> that's what happens when you celebrate too soon, my friend. >> and it wouldn't be a cruiseship without some great entertainment. it features a special aerial performance. today, after being fit into our costume, it was show time. >> now i know how the men feel. >> first me. >> i'm flying, whew! >> and then the real diva. >> whew! >> and a little refreshment. >> oh, i'm exhausted after being a diva. >> you are a diva. >> i have never been to a bionic
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let's start with the movies. the one with steve car interest elle. >> it's so good. the buzz started with the best director, he brought us "moneyball" and steve carelle you can't recognize him in this. he plays this mentally ill characterer based on a true story after a man really into wrestling, so which draws him to channing tatum's character and his brother mark are you familiar lo plays dave schultz, it is a crazy story of wrestling, money and murder. first off, garth brooks back after 14 years. >> his last daughter went off to college. to you he and trisha yearwood would have new albums out. he's doing it his way. he's selling his songs on his own site, ghost tunes, not itunes. he's on twitter and facebook. he tweeted us this week.
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>> he had a cancer survivor in the front row. he serenaded her and gave her his guitar. >> he knows how to connect. even people are saying the tour can be bigger than u2's tour. we talked with nick jonas with the single now the album coming out. >> emergence, he is no longer in a boy band he has this r & b, michael jackson/pharrell sound now. he is poseing shirtless. he is ripped. he is 22, no longer a disney star. >> next up tv, a lot of celebrities. >> a lot of awards on tomorrow night. they build themselves as the lawnp of awards season. >> a great point. >> what they have nobody else has had angelina jolie is throwing her weight behind
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"broken," which is out. the co-stars will be there, everyone from johnny depp starring in it. >> first time this will be broadcast live. >> before this wayfair. >> it brings back, if you have pen pals. it matches you with someone your age up to 113 countries, for a week, you share photos, from the lunch menu to how you look. >> is that facebook? >> facebook with strangers. >> we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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good morning i'm chris cato. it is 9:56 and time to check your first alert forecast now with bill henley. any sunshine breaking through out there? >> it is fading. we start with brilliant sunshine but clouds are moving in. it may lead to wet weather later this afternoon. we're watching the temperatures move up, had 4 in northeast philadelphia.
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wilmington 44 degrees. philadelphia international 43. the pocono mountains are 37 degrees. we continue to gather information about an officer involved shooting. police were called for reports of a man with a gun. the officers returned fire on the man and hit him. he was taken to the hospital. no officers were injured. >> today a meeting to address violence in pennsylvania. it will be about how crime impacts their community and ways to reduce it. it will be on the rutgers university campus. i'm chris cato, we'll have another update for you in about 25 minutes. get the latest news and weather
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at now we go back to "the today show."
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> we got it. >> a big, big, big, big show on this thirsty thursday, hodi. november 13th. >> november 13th. it doesn't get much bigger than this. every now and then, legends grace our presence. >> and we like to breathe their air. >> we like to be around them. >> yes. >> and today it is awesome. >> alan alda and candice bergen. >> yes. >> they're spending a lot of time together these days. they are in our studio, upstairs, actually living and
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breathing right with us. >> they're on broadway doing "love letters" and we're thrilled to have them. >> thank you, guys. we're glad you're here. oh, my god. and louis and jill hit the plaza bright and early for us this morning to find two great ladies to ambush. we'll reveal their makeovers in a bit. >> nick lachey is singing a song for us. if you've ever seen a broadway show once or loved this song "falling slowly," you are going to love this. i love that song. i heard so many versions. >> and it is guinness world records day. al roker is hoping to break the record for the longest uninterrupted weather broadcast. >> he's downstairs as we speak, working on open, come in, okay, getting a kiss. >> he likes anything with ginger. >> yes, he does. >> he's holding up so well. >> we'll talk to him at 10:25, exactly. >> jill is also working to break a record with kenneth cole, the largest high heeled shoe, which is now on our plaza. it is going to be measured. we don't know for sure, we have
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the woman in the blazer is going to officiate. >> yes. >> we're going to know very soon. >> she's with kenneth cole too. >> yes. >> they're going to share the award. >> we're wearing purple. today is world pancreatic cancer day. the disease you know is debilitating. we want to help the cause. we are wearing our purple in solidarity. all right, we had our favorite things party last night. we're exhausted. >> yesterday was a marathon. >> we drank and ate. >> well, we were working, hoda, come on. this is -- every year we get together with our ad sales people and our sponsors of our show who we wouldn't have a show without them so we're very grateful to them. joy bauer was there. >> that's you posing with your own cutout of your stuff. >> i had to cover up my stuff so we used a spanx bra. why not? >> we had a place where people could take pictures. we don't know why they wanted to. can you remove the banner so we don't block tammy out completely. okay. >> you can put it back.
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>> we had a lot of fun. we want to thank our advertisers. we'll talk about our favorite things tomorrow on the show. it was a favorite thing party. >> it was a lot of fun. >> all right. >> earlier in the day, hoda, i've been wanting to get to the show for a long time. >> yes. >> sting has written the score to a beautiful new show called "the last ship." and my good friend rob mathes did all the orchestrations and it is just -- you know, it is very biographical. it was a labor of love. the minute you hear those chords and you hear the voices, you know it has sting all over it. he's such an artist and such a lovely guy. and i want to encourage everybody to go see it. you liked it too. >> i enjoyed it. the music is quintessential sting. once you hear it, it is amazing. >> it is deeper than a lot of things on broadway these days. and i appreciate that very much. something important. >> they're doing special tickets over the holidays. at a great discounted rate. so everyone should go and check it out. we'll talk about bono.
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he was on a flight, okay, something scary happened to him. >> yes. >> he was flying and on a private plane they were at 8,000 feet when suddenly the back door of the cargo of the plane blew out and the luggage just went flying out. >> they don't know where their luggage is now, or the door. >> but it was -- it didn't ruin the pressurization of the cabben. >> didn't affect them. they were never really truly in danger but you don't know that at the time and it is terrifying. >> you lived through that. >> frank and i were on our way to nantucket and we were about 2,000 feet in the air and the front door just went flying. everything that was sitting in little bumper seats there went -- sucked right out. >> you must have freaked. >> you know what, i've been in something far worse years earlier when my kids were with us and they were little, and it was about 40,000 feet, and all of a sudden we heard -- the clear air turbulence and we went like this, i thought i'm going to die in atlantic city.
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i died so many times in atlantic city. but this is -- so anyway, they're counting us down and i was enjoying my story, but we'll go to al who is working hard. >> this is important. al roker is live as we speak. he's -- we hit just the 12-hour mark? >> we just hit the 12-hour mark. >> good. >> on the way to 34 hours to try to break the guinness world record. right now we have sunshine and 43 degrees. next few days, not too bad, clouds later today, 48. partly sunny on friday and 44. saturday looks good with plenty of sunshine. so here's the deal, we're going for 34 hours in a row. the alleged record was set by a young woman in norway, but she's not been verified by guinness, so to start off, we had guinness here, and we have actual guinness verified witnesses watching everything, logging everything in, so that we're all on the up and up. and we're just going to keep
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going. and ironically there is so much going on, weatherwise, from major storm in the pacific northwest, we have got lake-effect snow here in the northeast. and, again, all that record cold down south that i don't have any shortage of stuff to talk about, guys. >> well, what an amazing job, al. we're rooting for you. >> we have this for you. we'll save it because now would not be the time. >> no. >> save that for nighty night. >> okay. we love you. we'll check in with you a little bit later. >> very proud of you, buddy. very proud. anyway, shall we move on or go back to my scintillating story. >> i thought it was over. what happened? you almost died in vegas. >> not vegas. atlantic city. >> i listened more than 10%. >> that's more than i get at home so that's good. >> yesterday on the meredith
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vieira show, barbra streisand stopped by and she wanted to discuss some things. there are headlines about her and her husband, that they're breaking up, it's over, no good. well, she begs to differ. let's listen to what she said. >> he's the love of your life, james brolin, 16 years. 16 years later you're still holding in. >> yes. we are. no matter what you read in those silly things, oh, my gosh, we were in the supermarket a few weeks ago actually and a guy -- we were holding hands as a matter of fact and a guy behind us said i'm so glad to see you back together. i said, really? when did we go apart? because he must have read those supermarket tabloids. >> yeah. >> they hold hands in the grocery store. >> that's incredible. >> i didn't know she would go to grocery stores. >> i don't think -- well, i
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guess people -- >> out of malibu where they have a beautiful home, they have fantastic farmer markets and everything around there. >> you like holding hands? >> i do. yeah. i like it. i don't like clam hands. >> no. don't like to hold all the time and when your fingers are like that, because i lose circulation. i like a normal firm -- >> you know what i'm embarrassed about. candice and alan are sitting there going, what are they talking about? >> we get paid for this. >> very quickly this is what some of our producers thought would be interesting to talk about. >> do not throw them under the bus. that is not cool. okay, wait, there is a great baby viral video i know you guys are going to like. you know the birthday cards, you open them, music comes out. a baby discovered them. take a look. ♪
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>> that is the cutest. >> he knew what would happen too. >> all day long. all day long. >> again. >> by the way, their house looks like my house. i'm just letting you know. >> i went to your apartment yesterday, you were kind enough to let me get ready at your apartment. >> can i tell you something -- >> it does look like that. >> kath came to my apartment, so happy it was on wednesday because that's the day the cleaning lady comes. i'm like, kathie lee is coming and it is so clean. >> let me tell you who the boss is at that house? >> who? >> blake. everywhere there is dog stuff. >> you pull a bone out of the couch like ew. little ihoda, shall we? this song is a classic? it is called "classic." it is by mkto. do you guys know this song? puts you in a great mood. let's do it. ♪ like michael i want to kiss you
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like prince ♪ ♪ get it on like marvin gay ♪ ♪ like hathaway ♪ out of my mind thinking i'm cool ♪ >> i do not -- >> candice, do you like that? alan? come on. come on. candice likes it. see? >> no. ♪ you're so classic >> it is about the classics. a fun song about the classics. >> i'm happy for you, hoda. i really am. l >> let's take a look. listen to us on sirius 108. this is what the women looked like earlier this morning. wait until you see what happened to them after their "ambush makeovers." >> and two comedic legends, not just to me, candice bergen and alan alda and we have got a little surprise for them. >> we do, don't we? >> yes, right after this.
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alan alda and candice bergen are hollywood royalty. between mash, murphy brown, the west wing, miss congeniality, they're combined skills screen time is decades of entertainment. between the two of them, they have taken home 11 emmys. >> wow. now candice and alan -- >> how many do you have? >> five? >> i have seven. >> see? >> plenty of time to get two more.
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>> well, now these two wonderful human beings are combining their star power here in new york city and in "love letters" and the response is overwhelming. in fact, they have got some good news to share. >> yes. >> you do? >> we're being held over. >> yes. >> you will? >> no, no. saturday nights. we're going to be doing the show until december 18th, i think, right? >> right before the christmas holiday. >> fantastic. >> it is hard to believe you haven't worked together before that. i look at you two and think we have seen you together before. >> we know each other from across the dinner table. >> what was it like, right off the bat? >> no food for one thing. >> you were grouchy. >> i'm used to getting fed while i make talk with candice. but, no, we're having a wonderful time. >> it is great. it is the perfect job for us. >> people don't note story. why is it perfect for you? you live on the home, not on the road. >> you can live at home. it is a finite work time so it
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doesn't disrupt your home life. >> no one cares about our home life. >> the material is beautifully written. witty, moving. >> everybody who might not be familiar -- >> it is about two children, basically, right? >> you hear their letters, from the time they were children, until, you know, way later in their life, and it is called love letters, but not ever letter is a love letter. there is a couple of true real love letters. the rest of the time, they're people drawn to each other but don't quite come into sync together. so they -- >> timing is off. >> yes. >> and something painful about that. >> the longing. >> very funny. but it is also very touching. >> we met some people who want to read a love letter and ask a question of each of you. they're downstairs in the orange room. sharyl from philadelphia is first. she's celebrating her bffs 76th
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birthday. >> i loved you in murphy brown. your character was such an inspiring and strong business woman. how has that character carried over into your other roles? >> well, you know, the character murphy was truly unique and i loved playing her for ten years. so i guess i've looked for other roles that were as strong as murphy, but you can't duplicate murphy. >> and couldn't keep an assistant. those are my favorite things. she could keep a painter. she could. >> yes. >> everybody identifies with her. >> is it true you took yourself out of the running for more emmys after a certain time? >> yes. >> she. she could have had. >> she could have had nine or ten. what's the matter with you? >> she had enough. >> you took yourself out of the running. al roker is killing himself to get an award and you took yourself out. i don't get it. >> a letter perfect bruce to alan. >> dear alan, your character on
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mash, what is it like playing an evil character on "the black list". >> that's true. >> the first show i did, i was torturing james spader there. look at him. now they put a bomb around my neck. >> i hate when that happens. >> i know. you come to work and all of a sudden there say bomb around your neck. >> you are ice cold. scary. >> that's the nice thing to get, as an actor, you get to be different kinds of people. sometimes the good parts of the characters i've played stick with me. has that happened with you? >> yes. >> the bad parts don't tend to stick. i don't think. maybe for a short time. i can be a little cranky when playing an ax murderer, but just for a day or so. but good when the characters are so confident. i like that to stick zblifrt year of playing murphy, my driving became so aggressive. in fact, i cut off a friend of my brother's and he recognized me and he went, what the --
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>> in real life, you are two of the most beloved people in the business. and two of the nicest people around. >> thank you. >> you don't have to take that kind of talk. >> i know. >> i've seen this man at -- >> oh, man. you better explain that. >> i'm not. let them use their imagination. >> thank you so much for being with us. >> "love letters ," through december 18th. >> good news. the tissue box will be ready when we reveal the women's amazing makeovers. ♪ when he first joined the army, i was very nervous. ♪ we didn't know what they would have him doing. ♪ but, bobby always had a plan. ♪ [ male announcer ] with unmatched training
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it to kim patrick, a guinness world record official and she's going to tell us if they succeeded. first of all, congratulations, guys. how exciting before we know for sure -- >> this is an official presentation. >> yes, it is. >> for the official award. >> yes. >> what does this personally mean to you, kenneth. you've won many awards. what does this one mean? >> to fulfill jill martin's bucket list. >> exactly. >> on your bucket list. >> right. and you got to work with the kids. >> it was exciting, we had an original shoe and we had to make it jumbo. i had kids come in and help us build it. we taught them,000 dream big and -- >> let's see -- can i point out, they're very comfortable. i mean, they're -- >> i had them on this morning, they're fantastic. >> almost sneakerish in the way they feel. >> and 24 hours after this kenneth and they're
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giving a portion. >> the shoe measures 6 feet 5 inches long and 6'5" tall which smashes the previous record. >> thank you. >> put that on your resume. >> check, check, check. >> very nice. >> congratulations. >> we're not going to let anyone else build a shoe. this is it. this is the last time it is going to happen. >> al roker is -- >> say a prayer for al. >> we all will. coming up later, two ladies get fabulous transformations and makeovers. >> is it me or is it getting hot in here? >> it is getting hot. guess who's singing? nick lachey.
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get recipes at she still does it the old way. i haven't told her i switched to tide pods. it's a concentrated, 3-1 detergent that gives me an amazing clean with just one pack. you already knew? i can't keep a secret in this family. that's my tide. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. let's get our forecast from bill henley. good morning. >> it's a chilly one. now much cloudier than when we started off. sunshine is fading as clouds
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move in. that will lead to wet weather. for now it's dry. that's the dry view from center city. cloudy skies and temperatures have been climbing. we are in the 40s now. 44 in philadelphia. allentown is 42 and 43 in millville. clouds take over and increasing clouds will lead to a chilly rain later today. we are trying to find out more about a police-involved shooting in trenton, mercer county. sky force 10 was over the scene this morning. the prosecutor's office says police were called here just after 7:00 a.m. for reports of a man with a gun. they say he fired at the officers' car. they returned fire hitting the man. he was taken to a hospital. no word on his condition. no officers were hurt. nbc 10's monique braxton is at the scene gathering information. a live report from her at 11:00. police are looking for suspects after a woman was found beaten to death in west philadelphia. this happened at her home
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overnight. police tell us the 62-year-old woman was found dead inside her bedroom. her roommate says three men broke into the home. that roommate was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. police are investigating at this hour. i'm vai sikahema. a full hour of news in 30 minutes. of course, always get the latest news and weather on we will send you back to "today today." have a great day. we will see you in a half an hour.
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we're back with more of "today" on this thirsty thursday. you know what that means? "ambush makeovers." earlier this morning our dynamic duo "today" contributor and stylist extraordinaire louis licari and "today" contributor and author jill martin. >> record holder. >> we have to say that every week now? >> yes. >> we should point out that the big shoe is going to be on display at lord & taylor indefinitely. >> if you would like to do your christmas shopping, go look at it. tell us, louis, first of all, fun last night at the little party. >> so much fun. >> did you enjoy yourself? >> kathie lee and hoda's favorite things. >> loved it. >> of course you did. tell us about your selection on the plaza.
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>> we find perhaps two of our best makeovers. so get ready. chilly. it was great. i'm very excited about today. >> chelsea pomeroy is our first lucky lady, from tom water, washington. low maintenance, doesn't wear any makeup. the last time she colored her hair was ten years ago in college when she died it bright red. this makeover comes at a perfect time because she's going to a wedding this weekend. let's listen to her story. >> we're here with beautiful bianca. you tell me there are a lot of reasons your mom deserves this. tell me them. >> because she helps me with my homework and she took me to new york and she's taking me to the american girl doll store today. >> and you went yesterday too, so you're going twice. she's some mom, huh? >> yes. >> and i know you're super excited for this. >> i am so excited. we have a wedding to go to this weekend. this is awesome. >> we're so excited. look at chelsea. >> you're adorable. >> we're so excited for you chelsea. please keep your blindfold on for a second.
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here is chelsea before. and let's bring out the new chelsea. >> oh, my goodness. >> oh, my goodness. >> all right, bianca, are you ready to see your mom? are you sure? take off your blindfold, sweetie. can you believe it? >> mom, turn around. >> i'm so ready. >> oh, my gosh! >> you look like a -- like amy adams. you look beautiful. >> glamorous. >> hello. >> look at camera 12. tell us about the hair. >> the haircut, she was a red head. i said no, no, no, let's not go that direction. let's keep it earthy and shoft. i lightened it to this very natural looking blonde color. >> bianca, what do you think? >> she looks beautiful. >> she looks beautiful. of course she does. jill, that's a perfect outfit.
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>> i like pieces you can mix and match. this is perfect. this is andrew mark jacket, the nydj jeans. look how great these look on her and jewelry from h&m. >> big round of applause for chelsea. >> go ahead. >> our second lady is marcella lobar, 46, from new york. she's a volunteer firefighter, emt instructor and mom of two, who is obviously very little time for her beauty routine. her mom and friends make fun of her weird outfits and claims she doesn't take care of herself. she's excited to get a glam new look. let's listen to her story. >> well, it is your birthday. but as your gift you want this for marcella. tell me why. >> she does everything for everybody else. she's a great friend and mom and mentor to everybody. she deserves this more than anyone. >> that must be nice to hear. >> oh, my gosh. not used to taking compliments. thank you. >> happy birthday. and thank you. >> still giving it away.
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>> yeah. >> tears. that's her best friend eileen who is with her for her birthday. let's say one last look at marcella and bring out the birthday girl. wow! oh, my gosh. where are you going? >> come back. >> there you go. perfect. all righty. you want to -- take a look at her. >> oh, my gosh. >> wow. >> you're going to freak out. >> i've known marcella for years, never, wow. >> marcella, turn around. you're going to freak out. are you ready? >> oh, my gosh. >> you look great. >> you look -- >> okay. jerry, lower. >> you need some too? >> you look so hot. >> thank you. >> thank you, jerry. >> thank you. >> thank you.
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>> beautiful, sweetie. >> gorgeous. >> look right there so everybody can see what louis is talking about. >> the first thing she did, she lightened her hair so much, it almost had an orange quality. not a hair color that really worked. she had beautiful blue eyes and why have light hair when you have eyes that just light up with a little bit of darkness. we used a color light enough, it is tone on tone and nuances are still there. very sexy swept to the -- >> i love it. >> love, love, no, can't be better. and then, of course, all put together. >> lovely makeup. >> yes, it is all soft. >> inner beauty shines through. >> is this clara? >> that's part of the outfit, mix and match. >> isn't it unbelievably comfortable? it travels. >> you can groove it up a little bit. >> fantastic. >> let's bring chelsea out. big round of applause. >> thank you. >> jill, fantastic.
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[ doorbell rings ] oh, i hope it's the microfiber recliner! [ laughs ] ahhh. ♪ we're back with more of our special series snooze or lose. if your partner keeps you up at night, this is for you. >> according to the national sleep foundation, one in every four couples is sleeping in separate bedrooms. >> wow. >> yep. so we asked our viewers to submit videos of what is prev t preventing them from getting the much needed zs. let's take a look. [ snoring ] >> what's that going on there? >> you want us to talk, but it is so fun watching people.
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>> it looks like they're all on their backs and that's one of the big problems. here with tips to help you get some rest is nina radcliffe and senat snoring and sleep apnea specialist dr. eric cohen. so snoring is the main culprit. is that what is keeping couples up at night? >> yes. when you snore, you usually sleep alone. snore is one of those few conditions where both partners really suffer. one of the things we need to know is when you don't get enough sleep, it can increase your risk for cancer and it can even increase your weight. >> a lot of reasons to get a good night's sleep. >> a lot of people complain about this. one came in on facebook. let's have a listen. >> i threatened, like, sleeping in a different room, i punch him to wake him up and i get yelled at for it, he tells me he can't help it and i need to find a way to get him to stop snoring
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because he never used to snore. >> but he can help it, right? there are things you can do. you got to want to. >> yeah. he can help it. he needs to do something about it. the type of snoring she's describing can be a sign of something more serious, called sleep apnea. >> what is that? >> sleep apnea is when the upper air way is obstructed while sleeping at night and the oxygen levels actually drop, your body has to work harder, your heart has to work harder to deliver oxygen. over time that will lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes. >> how do you know if you have that? >> you need to be checked out. there is no way on physical exams to know. a sleep study will confirm whether or not. >> do any of the nose strips or anything work, with snoring? >> little guy i'm trying to get frank to use. breathe right or something. >> do those work? >> they work in a small group of people. the key is weight loss, quitting smoking, avoiding heavy foods and alcohol. that can -- >> frank is none of those. >> well, he likes a little bit of wine at night.
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he sure does. >> tv and technology. a lot of us either have the phone next to us or the tv on. that's the big no-no, right? >> body's internal clocks are set by something called melatonin which can be suppressed if there is artificial lights. that includes anything with the screen. your phone, your smartphones, your television, your computer. so having that on to interrupt your level of sleep hormone is -- >> if your alarm clock for a lot of people, it is near your bed. >> if it is your alarm clock, use it as an alarm clock and don't keep it near the bed. keep it on the other side of the room. there is not a temptation to look at it when sleeping. >> do these work? i put them on and i just -- it bothers me having to -- but other people just love them. >> it can decrease the amount of light that comes to your retina which can spruppress your melatonin. >> pets, we love that, but you love them. >> i kick frank out before bambino go, i'm telling you. >> pets, another body to the
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equation, not a teddy bear, it is a living organism that snores, sleeps -- >> not all of them. bambino is perfect and so is blake. there is a movie you like, it is probably nick lachey is singing about it. >> he's singing for us. >> beautiful. ♪ when he first joined the army, i was very nervous. ♪ we didn't know what they would have him doing. ♪ but, bobby always had a plan. ♪ [ male announcer ] with unmatched training in over 150 careers beyond the battlefield, there are over 150 surprising ways to become army strong. talk to your son or daughter about opportunities in the army.
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the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> if you like nick lachey, soundtrack albums are most likely a big part of reliving your favorite movie moments. >> he hand picks songs from the most exciting, uplifting and heart felt scenes of his favorite films with his latest cd called "soundtrack of my life." >> we're happy you're here with us. >> in unison. >> yes. we do everything that way. >> that's how we are. >> coming out when? >> this week. already out. the physical cd in walmart or
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online, itunes and all that good stuff. >> you're going to sing one of our favorites. >> one of my favorites. >> "falling slowly". >> yes. a special song to my wife and i. we had it performed at our -- >> a little baby now. all is good in nick lachey's life. >> thank you, ladies. >> here we go. ♪ i don't know you but i want you ♪ ♪ even more ♪ words fall through me always move me ♪ ♪ and i can't react
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♪ moves that take me you have suffered enough ♪ ♪ at war with yourself ♪ ♪ it's time that you ♪ ♪ take this sinking boat and guide it home ♪ ♪ we still got with your hopeful voice ♪ ♪ you have a choice
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falling slowly sing your melody ♪ ♪ i sing it loud ♪ i don't know you but i want you ♪ ♪ even more >> that's beautiful. >> nice. >> oh! >> that is beautiful. >> thank you. >> good job, buddy. >> thank you. >> your singoff is coming back, right? >> december 17th. the singoff is back. >> how beautiful was -- can we live here for a second? that was so great. thank you. >> we'll check in on al's record-breaking attempt. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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before we say good-bye on this thirsty thursday, we are taking care of al roker. we're checking in on him. how are you doing? >> more about what kathie lee is doing. >> tomorrow i'm going off to key largo. please tell me it is going to be beautiful. >> it is going to be great. we went can key west because we like saying that. it is going to be sunny skies. >> all weekend? >> all weekend long. >> beautiful. >> so sad for everybody else who can't go. >> nice in new york? >> it is going to be great in new york. not as great as key largo, but there you go. >> what do you have tomorrow? >> katherine heigl and elvis durant with his artist of the month and decor ideas for your thanksgiving table. >> and madelyn about had to toss and what to keep in your fridge. we love you. we're rooting for you. >> thank you. >> what else you got? >> more strong weather, big, big
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right now at 11:00, we told you it was coming. the cold air is here as we take a live look outside at famous boathouse row. the clouds are hanging around today as well as a cold blast takes aim at our region. live team coverage with our team of meteorologist. chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz will talk about our chances for rain and snow. let's start with meteorologist brittney shipp who is breaking down the temperatures neighborhood by neighborhood. >> good morning. i will show you what to expect as we head into the rest of today. let's get you to the map. it's a cold start to the morning. we are going to see cold temperatures as we head into the


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