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good morning, breaking news, one of the most wanted men in america, a notorious mobster, bulger, captured overnight over 16 years on the run. we're live with how authorities finally tracked him down. emergency evacuations, 11,000 residents in north dakota forced to flee as the swollen river begins flowing over levees and the mayor is warning the flooding will be cat strosk. back to court and back to jail, there are reports that lindsay lohan has violated the terms of probation and she'll be in front of a judge today, thursday, june 23rd, 2011. a ju thursday, june 23, 2011.
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captions paid for by nbc-universal television and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning, i'm ann curry, look who's back? >> matt lauer back from a shoot that didn't happen. meanwhile, we're following breaking news, the arrest of whitey bulger, on the ten most wanted list for the alleged role in 19 murders. the mob boss managed to elude the authorities for 16 years. the manhunt came to a sudden end when the 81-year-old was taken into custody in southern california. the government had just launched a new campaign to find him earlier this week. we'll get the latest on this straight ahead. also ahead, prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty if casey anthony is found guilty of murdering her daughter caylee but that may have gotten more
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difficult after a federal judge ruled that the method used in florida to impose a death sentence is unconstitutional. we'll explain that. also, a rant, did you hear about this? caught on open microphone led to a suspension for a pilot of a major airline. he was using offensive slurs, talking about his own crew and we'll get more about that coming up. let's begin with the breaking news the overnight arrest of mob boss james whitey bulger and nbc's justice correspondent pete williams has the details on that. good morning to you. >> good morning, whitey bulger will be finally where the fbi wants him later today in court. he was arrested while living in an apartment overlooking the pacific ocean. he's accused of committing murders and a host of other crimes, many of them while actings barrow one of the fbi's 10 most
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wanted, james white where bulger spent two decades on the land. but when they caught up with the crime boss late wednesday he did not put up a fight. the ailing 81-year-old and his girlfriend were arrested at this apartment complex in santa monica. >> we looked to publicize worldwide. >> he has been a fugitive since 1995 when fbi agents in boston were preparing to arrest him in connection with at least 19 murders and on charges of racket te racketeering in the '70s and '80s. he was the inspiration for jack nicholson's scatter in "the departed." from all over the world tips came in from people who claimed to have seen bulger and greig. she is said to have had plastic surgery several times but nothing panned out. two days ago they began a new television blitz aimed at greig. this
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morning authorities say a tip from someone who saw those ads led to the arrests. >> bulger now a graying senior citizen got the nickname whitey for the color of a strand of his hair. now the fbi has the task of deciding whether someone will get the $2 million reward offered for information lead to go his arrest. matt? >> pete williams in washington. thanks as always. here's ann. >> matt, thanks. now to the emergency evacuations orders in north dakota where record flooding is expected to deal a damaging blow to that city in the coming days. we have kevin tibbles in this morning. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, ann. well, they're describing it simply as a wall of water that is set to swamp this city. while they're doing everything that they can, there is very little the city can do to actually stop it. for residents of minot, the sound of sirens signaled the time to head for higher ground.
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>> this is a very sad time for the city. >> we're well-known. >> it forced 11,000 residents, a quarter of the city's population, from their homes. as the national guard worked to shore up weakened dikes. >> think about your own home, how you would feel if you knew this was coming down and would wipe you out. >> this city is bracing for the worst flooding in more than 120 years. water levels this time around are predicted to rise four or five feet above the record set way back in 1881. brother and sister harland and carmen moved their possessions out of the family home, trying to put it all in perspective. #. >> we're going to joplin, missouri or alabama. we don't have to take care of the injured or the dead. we didn't lose anybody hopefully. >> yeah. >> also forced to move all the
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residents from the zoo. >> all the animals are out and staying out for now. many of the animals were moved to other states. some are being warehoused out of the flood zone. they have been scrambling to hold the water back but there's simply too much. >> i know this community, and it's a fairly close-knit community. they do hang together. they do take care of their neighbors. they'll do it again. >> now all the residents of minot can do and wait and watch and pray. >> ann, it isn't even supposed to crest until sometime next week. the water won't recede for some weeks. it may take even a month. this is a disaster the people will have to deal with for a long time. ann. >> kevin tibbles, thanks so much. it's 7:06. here's matt. >> thank you. president obama sells his plan for withdrawing american forces
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from afghanistan. in a primetime address last night, the president vowed to bring 33,000 troops home by the end of next summer. chuck todd is at the white house with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. in the end the president went with the most aggressive compromise withdrawal plan he could get commanders at the pent gone to sign off on. what it means, the first significant troop withdraw from afghanistan since the war began. >> we take comfort in knowing the tide of war is receding. >> reporter: it was a sober sounding president, not a triumphant one. >> we're starting this drawdown from position of strength. al qaeda is under more pressure than at any time since 9/11. we have inflicted serious losses on the taliban and taken a number of its strongholds. >> here's how the plan breaks down. of the nearly 100,000
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troops fighting approximately 10,000 of the surge forces will come home by the end of this calendar year. another 20,000 troops will be withdrawn by september of next year. as for the remaining 70,000, the timeline for their withdraw in 2013 and 2014 could be decided next may when leaders of nato gathered in president obama's hometown of chicago. >> this is the beginning, not the end of our effort to wind down this war. we'll have to do the hard work of keeping the gains we have made. >> while acknowledging the killing he was careful not to underestimate al qaeda. >> al qaeda remains dangerous. but we have put al qaeda on a path to defeat. >> he also used part of his speech to defend the decision to get involved in libya.
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>> we must chart a more centered course. we don't have to choose between standing idly by or acting on our own. instead, we must rally international action which we're doing in libya where we do not have a single soldier on the ground. >> acknowledging economic anxiety gripping the nation the president said what many politicians in congress and running for president have suggested for weeks. >> america, it is time to focus on nation building here at home. >> yeah. reaction on capitol hill was quite muted. somehow odd frankly. if you put it together you come up with reluctant agreement, wishing there was more troops coming home or wishing the timeline had been slower. the most critical of minnesota governor tim pawlenty. >> thanks very much. what does the president's message say about the current mood of the nation?
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tom pwrbrokaw is with us this morning. >> he had to strike a lot of balances. the military equation, obviously it is important to talk about the effect of all of this on the economy. and then with 2012 coming up there's a big a little bit appearance as well. >> he's basically going to bring home 33,000 of the so-called surge troops by the end of next summer. he was quick to point out the rest won't be put out until 2014. the job is not completely done. >> there will be 70,000 troops in 2013. but after 11 years it is time for the afghanistan security forces to take responsibility for their own country. the afghan defense minister said we think this is a good plan. i was told by white house people that admiral mullen and secretary gates signed off on this. the civilian piece of it does run the army after all. obviously there were some pushback on the part of the military. but they lost that. >> there was clearly a political
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side to this speech. he talked about that. it's time to do some nation building here at home. he has seen the figures that you and i have seen. 40% of the american people feel they're worse off today than when president obama took office two years ago. they know this war is costing $10 billion every month. did he say the right thing to those people? >> well, i think there's a great, great eagerness on the part of everyone to try to get this economy kick started. bernanke said yesterday the head winds are stronger than we would like to see them. we're in what a lot of people would call a soft patch. this is the second wave of a recession. it is always about the economy. stupid when you're going into an election year. and the president is next year with the numbers not getting better faster for him. but at the same time people saying we would like more cuts and cutting back. >> let's talk about these other numbers. some of the republicans who took
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office a year ago like scott walker, rick scott in florida, john kasich of ohio, they went into messages. now a year later you look at their approval ratings and they're falling. is this buyers remorse? >> it's not buyers remorse. it's a conondrum. people say we want to get government under control but do it to someone else. >> don't cut things important to me. >> don't be in my backyard. we'll have that debate big time next year. you start to play out with a medicare debate. democrats jumped all over that. some of the republicans began to peel back from that. they're going to try to find more of a middle ground. but that's where we are. >> the big question heats up over raising the debt ceiling. grover norquist, why is he important? >> americans for tax reforms.
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no new taxes. most of the republican senators as well. when they talk about revenue enhancement, whether it's applying, for example, the killing of the ethanol tax to the deficit, he fights that. he has an enormous amount of power. jim bakker has come up with a plan because he doesn't think they're going to get a big deal before the end of the summer. he said why not extend the debt limit for six months until next year and build in spending benchmarks that you can get to and everyone can agree on that. the idea that we're going to get something really big unlikely. >> we spoke to a high-ranking member of the republican party who said this is done by the fourth of july because this benefits neither party to be dragged out. >> i think they'll get to something on debt limit. the idea of default is just -- it would be catastrophic quite honestly. how big it's going to be, that's the real question.
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white house would like to have something very large, all inclusi inclusive. we're playing presidential politics. no one wants to be blamed or to not have credit. >> tom, good to see you. pleasure. 13 after the hour. now the other top stories of the morning. natalie is off. savannah guthrie at the news desk. a powerful storm in louisville, kentucky. races canceled after a possible tornado stormed the track. horses had to be relocated in the aftermath. no humans or horses were injured but several barns and the chapel were damaged. a glimmer of hope out west where crew versus three major wildfires in arizona. more than 50% contained now. evacuees may get the green light to return as early as today. but with the summer rainy season still at least one month away,
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they're on high alert for more serious fires. long island police arrested a man in a shooting at a pharmacy. david laugher was led from his home in handcuffs and charged with first degree murder and resisting arrest. his wife was also detained. we'll have much more coming up in a live report. a self-help guru and author has been found guilty of negligently gentlemen homicide in the deaths of three of his followers in a sweat lodge ceremony. he was cleared, though, of the more serious charges. court proceedings next week will determine if james arthur ray will face up to 11 years in prison or no more than probation for the deadly two-hour ceremony. >> pakistan says it has agreed to issue more than 35 visas to cia officers, part of an effort to ease estranged relations between the two countries.
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there's one condition the officers will fully disclose their whereabouts to pakistani officials. cnbc melissa lee is with us. good morning. >> good morning to you, savannah. no surprises on the meeting of interest rates. yesterday rates remained unchanged and will remain low for an extended period of time. it downgraded its growth forecast for this year and next. and no hints there would be further stimulus. oil, 93 bucks a girl on global growth, savannah. >> melissa lee, thank you. what happens when your motorcycle wants to go for a ride without you? racers at a course in france found out after a small collision they could only watch as two bikes gottang up and started spinning and spinning and spinning. riders could not get in. eventually the bikes burned out,
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left one of the racers behind. >> now i've got it -- >> just another minute -- no, not quite. this goes on a while. then we get a little bit of a -- a little tantrum from one of riders he didn't take it so well. it's 7:17. >> i'm guessing when you let go on the throttle it doesn't go back like my scooter. >> i'm guessing not. >> kind of like what happened to you in los angeles. >> i'm not sure of the connection but i'm sure you'll get back to me on that. mr. roker has a check on the weather. >> oaky doeky, let's show you what's happening. we've got severe weather out west, parts of montana, under the risk of strong storms, super cells and damaging winds, as we move east from wichita do you know to tup lo, we've got the potential of torrential rain and wind and hail. all along this system we have
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wet weather making in, 1 to 2 inches of rain before it's all over, >> our neck of the woods is cloudy this morning but it's cool marine air, our temps in the upper 50s across the bay area. and we're going to see sunshine today. take a look at where we're headed. temperatures start to level off, 80s, low 80s at best. all the way through tuesday. 85 degrees wednesday. finally a fair stretch of weather. lasting all the way into next week. tomorrow a little cooler. 79 degrees. great for outdoor activities. good air quality today. al, thank you very much. lindsay lohan is headed back to court this morning for a hearing to determine if she once again violated the conditions of her parole. lee cowen is in los angeles with the details. good morning. >> good morning, matt. as you well know, lindsay lohan has been a prisoner in her own
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home every since last month since pleading no contest for stealing a necklace. a lot of people thought putting her under house arrest would p t keep her out of trouble, she's able to go out in public, so there's enough evidence of some wrongdoing to haul her back to the judge yet again. >> reporter: lindsay lohan's house party while under house arrest made tabloid headlines, not the punishment the district attorney had in mind. the party, though, is within the terms of her probation, as long as she doesn't drink anything harder than a shirley temple. if there was booze, there's trouble. >> lindsay lohan not getting the message. >> reporter: both tmz and radaron-line shortly after the party, she tested positive for alcohol. it could be another jail-worthy violation. >> her track record on probation has been an abysmal failure. >> she spent far more time in jail for her probation lapses than for her original crime, a
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dui conviction in 2007. when she pled no contest to stealing a necklace, she was put in lockup because it was a probation violation. >> she seemed adamant about wanting to get back on track. >> lohan dismissed the idea that there was any booze at her bash. there wasn't a party, it was a barbecue. alcohol is not in my house, it's just not a part of my life, she said. >> she told me she wanted to prove everybody wrong, her partying ways were over. >> she's finding ways to fill her days with like shooting a commercial. >> i found an amazing site with great deals. >> her rare public appearance may not be a victory lap. it's just another trip back to court. >> matt, lohan's publicist had no comment on what's going to happen. it could end one of two ways. the judge could send her back to rehab which hasn't work in the
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past. they could send her back to jail. jail is the best bet. matt? >> some of you heard i was with lindsay on tuesday afternoon after her home in los angeles. we were supposed to sit down for an interview to talk about her current situation and her plans for the future. at the last minute, lindsay and her people did express the concerns about the timing of the interview and it was cancelled. i think we're learning more this morning about the reasons for their concerns. >> that's right. okay. let's move on, shall we? let's talk about something else. straight ahead, big news. a federal judge declares florida's method of imposing the death penalty unconstitutional. the impact that could have on the casey anthony trial. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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coming up, a pilot defense of a tirade of the flight attendants captured on an open
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microphone. >> and justin weeker when he joins us on the plaza. first, your local news.
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>> good thursday morning to you. it's 7:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a new bill co-written by a bay area congresswoman would end the federal ban on marijuana if passed. the bill will go before congress today. here are some of the details. the legislation co-sponsored by oakland congresswoman barbara lee would limit the federal government. under the bill people would be able to grow and sell pot in states that allow it without fear of federal prosecution. let's talk about the cooler temperatures that we're feeling today. >> it is so much nicer out
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there. you'll notice a difference when you walk out the front door. inland in the upper 50s, heading to the 80s, 85 is as warm as i'm going in fairfield. 70s in oakland, 75 today in san rafael. so substantial cooldown. about 20 degrees cooler on average than where we were on tuesday. 79 by friday, cooler and then temperatures level off, finally a fair stretch of seasonable weather in the bay. no more extremes on this seven-day. let's check your drive. >> we don't have extremes but we have differences here for the south bay. a northbound 280, the middle of the screen an accident. it's causing slowing. northbound 101 past the 680 we have slowing as well. an accident on the shoulder there as well. slowing from about the approach all the way up past the airport for the south bay, slowing through livermore. 580, 26 minutes out of the altamont pass and toward por too
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low road, smoother ride at the dublin interchange. this bogged down over the last 20 here, at bay point. you look at willow past road. 19 miles per hour. nice through antioch and approaching the maze and the bay prij toll plaza. 24 minutes off the carquinez bridge. this hazy shot at the toll plaza itself. >> thank you very much, mike. for the latest check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. you can friend us there or chiend mike inouye personally, ristina loren, scott mcgrew or myself, laura garcia-cannon. we'd love to hear from you. [ beep ] [ male announcer ] new toothbrush, for that killer smile: $4. ♪ home cooked meal: $28. [ beep ] ♪ first date finest: $33. [ beep ] ♪ having time on your side: priceless.
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♪ when i see your face 7:30 now on a thursday morning, the 23rd day of june, 2011. al says we've got the threat of some scattered showers today. but right now, you can see we've got a huge crowd out on the plaza. if these people avoid the rain drops today and stick around until tomorrow, it will be treated to a live concert from bruno mars. he puts on a great show. meanwhile, inside studio 1-a, matt lauer along with anne curry. an arrest is made with connection of a brutal case here in new york.
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the murder of four people inside of a new york pharmacy. the alleged gunman's wife was also taken into custody. hear from her straight ahead. a pilot hit a career turbulence as his mic was stuck open as he talked about members of his crew. let's say he used some unflattering and offensive words to describe them. details on that coming up. and more of the special series, anchors abroad. kathie lee and hoda travel to jamaica to join forces with the most popular morning show. we're not sure if we want to see what happened. we'll have that coming for you in a little while. >> that's right. a court case could have an impact on casey anthony's murder trial. kerry sanders is in orlando this morning with the details. kerry, good morning. well, good morning, ann. if casey anthony is convicted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, caylee, prosecutors say they'll ask for the death penalty. but this morning, their plan got a little more complicated.
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>> reporter: the state says casey anthony planned her daughter's murder with duct tape and chloroform and killed her so she could live the lifve of a party girl. that heinous crime is why, as they picked the jury, they wanted to know if the jurors could recommend death. >> you understand that ms. anthony receives the death penalty that she will, in fact, die by lethal injection. >> yes, ma'am. >> okay. but federal judge jose martinez ruled florida's death penalty unconstitutional. in his 94-page opinion, he reviewed convicted murderer paul evans' death sentence. the judge concluded because florida's jury only recommends the death penalty that the judges agreed to sentence them. the system is flawed. former u.s. attorney kendall coffey. >> a south florida federal ruling is not binding in the
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state court in orlando. her lawyers are going to argue every single point on a ruling that the death penalty law is unconstitutional. >> with florida's death penalty system is in limbo, it's unclear this jury specifically chosen as a death jury would ever be empowered to exercise that option. meanwhile, with 25 days of testimony and ten more to go, the murder case in orlando for now continues on schedule. >> i'm going to ask the defense to give me their best guess of when do you think you'll conclude. >> the defense now six days to the presentation is trying to poke more holes in the state's scientific evidence pointing out what investigators did not find. >> can you tell the ladies and gentlemen of the jury what the results are when you searched. >> my results were all negative. >> and more specifically, was there really evidence of
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chloroform? prosecutors alleged casey used duct tape and chloroform to kill her daughter. >> that a reasonable jury can conclude that caylee marie anthony died as a result of poisoning by chloroform. >> but the defense asked did they find any chloroform? >> chloroform was not identified. chloroform was not identified. >> the doll? >> chloroform was not identified in it. >> it's expected as early as today the defense will end its questioning about the state scientific evidence and begin to present its case that caylee was not murdered but rather accidentally drowned in the back yard swimming pool. ann. >> kerry sanders, thank you so much. savannah guthrie, the nbc legal correspondent. good morning to you. what is the possibility this will no longer be a capital offense case against casey anthony with the new ruling.
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>> the new ruling affects things but not right away. it's a federal district court ruling, not binding on this state court. but i can foresee a day that there's a higher court ruling that could affect lower court cases like the casey anthony case. so, the judge has a little bit of a decision to make here. he could, on his own, try to comply with the federal ruling, adjust the procedures in the death penalty case, so that if it ever is overturned as unconstitutional at a higher level that this case would hold up on appeal. but the prosecutors may not like that. he may just let it alone, let this death penalty case go forward, and let the chips fall where they may if some day down the road a higher court overturns florida's death penalty in a way that is binding on the state courts. the bottom line is, it's a little bit of a mess. and we can't be sure what will happen. but for today, this case will go forward as a death penalty case. >> mean tctime, the defense presented six forensic experts.
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how effective were they on the stand for the defense? >> the defense is doing what i consider to be a classic defense strategy, picking away at the prosecution's evidence. yesterday we had somebody on the stand, seemed to be a credible evidence who said, i tested those air samples inside the trunk of the car, and i can't tell you for sure there was ever a decomposing body in the trunk of the car. you'll remember there was a state prosecution expert who said, i tused these samples and there was a decomposing body. this is one of the situation where is you have duelling experts. the jurors might decide it's a wash. we don't know who to believe. they both seem credible and look to other evidence in the case. if they did on this issue of whether there had been a decomposing body in the trunk, the prosecutors might have the upper hand. there's been all kinds of other evidence. multiple witnesses said there was an unmistakable stench of human decomposition coming from the trunk of the car. >> the defense doesn't seem to
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say whether caylee drowned in the pool. is that a mistake? >> i would expect that jurors are hoping to hear some of that. a lot of forensics that the defense is definitely trying to play on what you call the "cs ix" effect, playing on the jurors' desire to see more of the science. for the jurors, that might be the appetizer. they want the meal. they're going to say, we're going to tell you, this was an accident. she drown in the pool. as a practical matter, they're wanting evidence of that. >> the judge wanted to get an idea of how long the defense is going to take. they just got started. why is he pressing them? >> there's been slow-going because of the discovery fights. at last check, it seemed that the defense would go at least through next weekend. the state seems to want to offer a rebuttal case. lit be several days, if not weeks before the case goes to the jury. >> savannah guthrie, thanks so much. a check of the weather with al. thanks so much, ann.
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got a lot of -- got a lot of ladies out here. i think they're here for justin bieber. oh, no -- yes. oh! wow. unbelievable. a lot of bieber fever out here. let's see what's happening. he's coming up at 8:30. stand by. afternoon temperatures, it's hot here on the plaza. it's hot through the southeast in to the gulf coast. texas, temperatures back up there. a little bit of a reprieve yesterday. temperatures well over 110 in the pacific southwest. pacific northwest, slight showers, chance of storms in the plays. in the northeast, appalachians back down to the central mississippi river vall >> good morning to you. san mateo bridge showing you pretty hazy conditions here. we still have a full deck of clouds overhead. that won't be the case later on. by 4:00 p.m. a lot of that cloud cover will break apart, the sun
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will shine in making way for 68 degrees in san francisco, 75 in redwood city and 75 in san jose. cooler tomorrow, temperatures moderate, only the low 80s through tuesday. up to 85 on wednesday. cold-blooded massacre in new york. police have charged a gunman behind a quadruple murder along a pharmacy. jeff is at the crime scene in medford, new york this morning. good morning to you. this is as chilly as it gets. the gunmen walked into the pharmacy in medford, long island and opened fire. you robbed the place and took off by the time it was all said and done. four people inside were killed. but this morning, police say they have their man. he did it all to still kill, as they say. >> they got him. >> police arrested david laugher at his home wednesday, a married
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army veteran, clean shaven. police say he showed up at this pharmacy with a fake beard and a gun and went on a shooting rampage. >> this guy is a murderer. make no mistake. this wasn't an accident. this guy committed murder. >> four innocent people. how many people in the families have to suffer with this? >> police say all four victims were shot execution style and killed. including two pharmacy employees, raymond ferguson and his assistant, jennifer majia. she was just 17, supposed to graduate today. on the way to prom, classmates stopped at the crime scene to honor her memory. jennifer spoke with us later. >> i could feel it in my heart. my heart just sank. and i could just feel it. >> also killed, two customers in the pharmacy. one of them jamie tuset tt acus
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mother of two, engaged to be married. sche she'll be laid to rest in her wedding dress. >> it was so senseless. he could have stole the drugs and left everybody alone. >> david, why did you do it. >> reporter: law enforcement says it was drugs. he stole the pills but no money and calmly left. he has a history of painkillers, buying large quantities of vicodin in the past. he's even shopped at this very pharmacy in medford. >> this is one of the most heinous brutal crimes we've encountered. >> also under arrest, his wife, melinda brady. the details of her involvement remain unclear. >> i'm sorry. >> late last night, handcuffed and seemingly disoriented, brady apologized for the murders and pointed the fingers squarely at
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her husband. >> he did it -- he did all of this. >> laugher himself has not commented on the case since his arrest here on long island late yesterday. he and his wife will be in court later today to be arraigned. just some of the wakes are being held for the victims. ann? >> jeff, thank you. sad story. thank you so much this morning. coming up next, the profanity-laced rant by a pilot hearby other pilots and air traffic controls. you'll hearist after this. ♪ o
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we're back at 7:45. southwest airlines says the pilot that was in a rant against overweight, gay, and older
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flight attendants on an air traffic control radio frequency. the pilot's mic was stuck in the open position as he expressed those views to his co-pilot. tom costello covered aviation for us. tom, this can't be good. >> no -- not good at all. good morning, matt. southwest won't identify the pilot. this happened back in march. our affiliate in houston, kprc heard about it. requested the audio recordings. what you hear is this pilot on this very offensive rant tying up the crucial air traffic control channel while other pilots and controllers were unable to use it. > >> reporter: in just a few minutes on a stuck open mic, a southwest airlines pilot did considerable damage to his career and his relationship with the flight attendants he works with.
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>> an austin-to-san diego flight last march, for 2 1/2 minutes, a critical air traffic control radio frequency is inaccessible. controllers and pilots could not communicate as the southwest pilot raged against southwest flight attendants, older flight attendants he called grannies. and overweight ones he called grandes. when the co-pilot objected, the pilot insisted. finally, the stuck mic released. >> okay, someone's got a stuck
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mic and telling us all about their endeavors. we don't need to hear that. >> and other pilots weighed in. >> they wonder why airline pilots have a bad reputation. on wednesday, southwest airlines apologized. >> we've disciplined him. we suspended him. and he's taken additional diversity and inclusion training to reinforce the company's expectation that you show respect and treat all with dignity. >> the pilot was suspended without pay and apologized to both flight attendants and the fshs aa. nbc aviation analyst captain john cox says the pilot's comments are a throwback to a different age in the cockpit. >> it was more common in the past, but in today's environment, you see a lot more focus on the professionalism and you don't hear these kinds of things very often anymore. >> on behalf of the pilot, i want you to apologize to our employees, to our customers, and to the fellow pilots in the industry. >> the faa is also weighed in,
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saying it expects more professionalism in the cockpit. here's an important point. below 10,000 feet, the sterile cockpit rule is in effect, that means you must not talk about nothing but the business of that aircraft. above 10,000, private conversations are allowed. but, matt, clearly, this was inprotoand way over the top. back to you. >> it was. thank you. the harvard study that could explain why you have such a hard time controlling your weight. details on that. but first, these messages.
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just ahead, kathie lee and hoda take over jamaica's most popular morning show. >> we'll check in with justin bieber. after your local news and weather.
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>> good morning to you. 7:56 on thursday morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. this morning two former cops and a private investigator will be in court to answer charges ever stealing drugs and selling them back on the streets. former police officer lewis lombardi is expected to enter a plea. he faces felony charges of selling drugs to police informants and stealing from lockers. the alleged crimes happened when he worked on the narcotics enforcement team. headed by norman welsh. welsh, and private investigator christopher butler, also face drug charges. >> federal prosecutors are due in court to discuss whether they intend to retry former giants star barry bonds. yesterday bonds went to the
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giants game at at&t park after making an appearance in federal court. back in april he was convicted of obstruction of justice but the jury deadlocked when it came to his three perjury charges. prosecutors must now decide whether to drop those charges or schedule a new trial. in the meantime, bonds' lawyers asked the judge to dismiss his obstruction of justice conviction. let's get a check of that forecast today. cooler out there. >> good morning to you. certainly cloudier as well, especially inland. we're noticing the marine layer starting to retreat enough for the sun to shine in. 56 degrees in livermore, still a stubborn cloud deck along the peninsula. that is also as you can see from the contour map starting to clear. as we head throughout the afternoon up to 68 degrees in san francisco, 70 in oakland, only 83 in livermore today. about a 20-degree drop from where we ended up on tuesday. as we head throughout the weekend, stay mild.
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let's check the drive now with mike. >> mild for now at the 101/280 interchange. southbound an accident in the left lane. getting out of san francisco, we have in the city valencia closed due to a major accident. looks like from folks they say a prius involved had the top shaved off the car. that could take time to clear. the giants game midday, watch for slowing around the ballpark, slow approaching the bay bridge. and the san mateo slowing in the westbound direction. >> thank you very much. thanks for joining us this morning for the latest traffic and news updates or a little fun check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. i'll have a local update for you in a half hour.
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8:30 on a tuesday thursday morning, june 23, 2011. the big and boisterous crowd. you're wondering why they're so loud? because they're in full anticipation because we have word that justin bieber is going to be coming on our broadcast this morning. the word has gotten out. there you have it. we have signs already out here anyway. he's going to be coming out. very, very exciting. >> it's really cool. also ahead, how about this subject. you diet, you diet, you diet. and every year you gain two
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pounds. >> what's one that? >> can't figure it out. >> a group of scientists at harvard, you know it has to be true, conducted a study they determined or pinpointed some of the things that cause most people to gain weight. we'll fill you in on that. common sense involved here, but still interesting. then, a recipe for fun or disaster, depending on how you look at it. kathie lee and hoda and mix it with an island paradise and a morning show there and see what happens. li hilarity ensues. you know there was drinking, drinks with little umbrellas as well. >> jamaica will never forget them. find out about that. coming up, but first, a check of the top stories. savannah guthrie. hey, savannah. good morning, in the news this morning, after 16 years on the lam, notorious boston mob boss james whitey bulger was captured over the night and is expected to appear in a los angeles federal courtroom today.
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his long-time girlfriend was also arrested and is charged with harboring a fugitive. bulger was on the fbi's ten most wanted list for his allege role in 19 murders. the 2006 martin scorsese film, "the departed" was based on his story. 12,000 residents of minot, north dakota will watch from afar as the rising river threatens their homes. one quarter of the city's population complied with the orders to evacuate last night. the river is expected to crest at record levels by the end of this weekend. president obama is speaking to soldiers at ft. john, new york today one day after the primetime address outlining the first significant u.s. troop withdrawals from afghanistan. the president said he'll bring home the 33,000 troops by the end of next summer starting next month. secretary of state hillary clinton took a public swipe at members of congress who are critical of u.s. military involvement in libya. on wednesday, she questioned the
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priorities of congressional critics, asking bluntly, whose side are you on? other news, fashion designer john galliano told a french court yesterday he did not remember hurtling anti-semetic insultings to bar patrons because of a triple addiction to alcohol, valium, and sleeping pills. they want him to pay damages but not seeking jail time. what's trending today. a quick roundup of what you're talking about on-line. topping out the searches on yahoo! and google, glenn campbell, fans are reacting to the singer's revelation he's got alzheimer's disease. the 75-year-old music legend plans to retire after a farewell tour. a story we brought you earlier today is heating up on twitter. southwest airlines apologizing for a pilot's obscenity-filled rant over an air traffic control radio channel. the pilot's offensive tirade was directed at gay, overweight,att
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this morning, j.k.rowland cleared up the mysteries of the potter website, it will be an interactive potter website with some new material but no new books. 8:04, now back to ann and matt. >> the noise level has just been upgraded. >> justin bieber is going to talk about some good news coming up in a little while. but first, if al can still hear us, he's got a check of the weather. >> what did you say? wow, look at this. bieber fever in full force. taking pictures. hats off. that young lady will never be the same. wow. all right.
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oh, my gosh. look at that. oh, my god -- he's spraying the crowd with his new perfume. i think it's called sunday. all right. we'll get more on that. let's check your weather and see what's happening. all right -- our pick city today, midland, texas, news west 9, sunny, hot, 101 degrees. for today, risk of strong storms in the northeast. mid atlantic back in the mid mississippi river valley, showers in the pacific northwest, right along the gulf coast. sunny skies in the southeast. temperatures in the 90s with endless thunderstorms there. temperatures well over 100 as you get to the southwest. let's update the bieber fever situation. all right. moms like bieber fever too. oh, my gosh. got a little bit of that bieber fever. good thing the marine layer is cooling us all down. see from your live picture the golden gate bridge a little socked in but we do have some clearing. take a look at already seeing
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the 70s in some cities inland right now. fairfield scheduled to hit about 85 degrees later on today. 79 in san jose. 80 degrees up in santa rosa. the good news is we have eliminated the 90-degree marks all the way across the board when it comes to your seven day, nice, mild weather right about where we should be for this time of year. the crowd is going after justin to come up this way. they want their chunk of bieber fever, ann. >> that's right, ann, thank you so much. coming up, we're talking about why you can have failure from a strict calorie count diet. but fisrst, i want to mention we'll be talking to justin bieber coming up after this. doctor can't always be there
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we're back at 8:09 in "today's health," the truth behind weight loss and weight gain. the old motto, everything in moderation may not be the key to a healthy diet after all. today's diet nutrition editor. a "today's" contributor and medical editor for health magazine. this is a big study. harvard university does this. 120,000 people they followed. i think 80% of them were women. they followed them for a long period of time. you like the study. >> like the study. they followed the people for a long time. they got interesting results. >> these were healthy weight
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people. they weren't overweight at all when the study started. >> one of the things that jumps out to me is that there's a lot of common sense in what they found. base i can you're going to eat things like potato chips, you're going to gain weight. you going to eat things like yogurt and fruit, you're going to lose weight. is that oversimplifying it. >> we're talking about weight creep. this is invisible weight, 3 1/2 pounds every four years or so. over time, that adds up, a pound a year. but the issue was that they found one serving or so, a big handful of chips, for example, that's enough every day. >> one serving a day over the course of four years. >> could pack on a few pounds. that's invisible. >> you think that's going to surprise people? >> i think people have so much information out there. they don't know what to eat anymore. all these crazy diets going on. if you get a few simple guidelines, they mention four or five foods you should avoid, four or five foods you should stick to. you're going to prevent that 16 to 20-pound weight gain. >> avoid the potato chips and
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the french fries. those are the two bad potatoes, okay. soda. >> sweetened drinks. not just soda. juices -- a lot of unnecessary sugars hidden that you don't taste. >> processed meat. >> some of these that you pointed out were no-brainers. when they looked at potatoes, they took a deeper look, regular potato, fiber rich, 100 calor calories, it's a big carrier for fat. we put on cheese, sour cream. this is where the problem comes. >> by the way, many of the foods have things we don't want. transfats, increase your cholesterol. it's a good idea to avoid a lot of these things. >> talk to me about the flip side. we know that even in moderation, this is going to add weight over the long haul. but in moderation this, will help you lose weight in the long haul. >> this makes you a more mindful eater when you're paying attention. they're lower density, that i ear protein rich. but even things like nuts. they're heart healthy, good for healthy eating but they have a lot of calories, so healthy eating doesn't always mean low
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calorie meeting, you have to make sure this is a portion, but not this. these things tend to be healthier in general, more fruits and vegetables. >> what's good about the fiber is they make you feel full longer so you're less likely to want to eat again, snack, have higher calorie foods later on. >> a life style component to this, doctor, that i want to talk about. they talked about people who sit and watch a lot of television and people who don't get enough sleep. there's something a lot of people don't stop to consider. >> first the tv, three ways it will make you gain weight. number one, you're sitting on the couch, you're not out moving, you're not going to burn as many calories, people who watch tv snack more when they're watching tv. when they're not, probably the images they're seeing on tv are making them buy more high-calorie foods. >> the sleep side? >> none of us get more sleep unfortunately. if you get between six to eight hours, that's the ideal amount in terms of preventing weight gain. if you get less than six hours, your body has certain hormones
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that make you feel more hungry. if you have a poor night's sleep, you tend to crave ca carbohydrate-rich foods. >> you don't need to eat, you need to take a nap. >> take away. there's common sense. they've proven that. what's the main takeaway. >> keep it sifrpmple. focus on the whole grains, fruits, vegetables, joe gurt. eliminate the french fries, potato chips. >> weigh yourself, get a five-pound limit. if you don't like to weigh, pay attention to your belt. if you're letting it out, make changes. >> thanks so much to both of you. appreciate it very much. >> coming up next, kathie lee and hoda travel to jamaica and take over that country's morning program. the chaos that ensues after program. the c[ male announcer ]fter the network -- a living, breathing intelligence that's helping people rethink how they live. in here, the planned combination
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we are back now at 8:16 with the finale of our "anchors abroad" series. >> you think of jamaica, rastafarians and regay music come to mind. but not about kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. there's a little morning show in jamaica called "smile jamaica." we asked if we can co-host for the day. it was innocent. >> lucky for us, they said -- >> yeah, mon. take a look. >> a little known fact that the "today" show has been on in america three years longer than i've been alive. >> you know what that is? >> six-day years! >> hold it. wait a minute. >> wherever you look around the world, you see versions of the "today" show. >> the highest form of flattery. [ speaking foreign language ] >> when i think about our
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particular style -- >> where in the world would you think that there's a country that best embodies our spirit? >> hmm? >> jamaica? ♪ >> look at me. >> is that right? >> oh, my gosh. >> yeah. wow. >> that a baby. >> we're in good hands. >> we almost died!
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>> i'm not used to this kind of heat. >> we can get something here. >> a couple of cool ones, please. >> oh. >> i like it. i liky. >> jamaica. nice coconuts. >> wait a second, what is that? >> coconut water. >> no. >> then i said to the guy, yeah, mon -- ♪ daylight come i don't want to go home ♪ >> yeah mon. >> we're on our way to the big show. are you nervous? >> not nervous. >> what are you? >> up who do i talk to to get out of this business. ♪ don't worry about a thing ♪ >> we were supposed to go on at 7:00 a.m. we're looking at our watch -- you said your watch is wrong.
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>> no, it was 7:04 and nobody cared. >> they're no hurry to get to us, that's for sure. >> why not go on when ever you want. >> when you're in the mood. >> when everybody was ready. a couple of people in the men's room. you know, that's life. >> is this -- this is hysterical. >> yeah, baby. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, yes, smile, jamaica. >> we dressed for you. hold on. ready -- one, two, three! >> yes! >> well, my coconuts were hanging kind of low, so the flag was almost dragging to the floor, you know, that's a crime in america. i don't know how they feel about that in jamaica. but we're bad about that. i needed a -- i needed a crane to hold up those coconuts. >> the coconuts are weighing me down. >> how is it in jamaica, they're very nervous and nail biting because they were worried you were going to say one of the forbidden words.
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>> we were told the words we weren't allowed to say. >> but it's a real world in english. body -- >> b-o-d-y. >> we don't say that. >> body -- >> i have a body. you have a tall body. >> it means -- >> it means something else. >> it means behind. it means your tail feters. >> he was darn cute. >> he's adorable. first of all, where did he come from? he just popped up. >> jamaica. >> behave yourself, shaggy. >> and watch out for hoda. she's hands on. >> tactile. >> if you know what i mean? ♪ i want you to know i'm fired up fired up ♪ >> i thought he was a hot ticket. >> yeah, can't have a show without a good shaggy. >> i get down by the pottery wheel. ♪ oh my love >> and this very nice man is
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working the plate. i start to put my hands on it. and suddenly i was transformed to the movie "ghost". >> how does it feel. >> something of a sensual nature. >> i don't know, i was looking at carletts butt. her thong was out of control. >> what do you think? does she always look like that? ♪ >> it was -- >> i hofed that segment. ♪ -- >> when you did that uh, uh, uh. >> just can't -- >> i loved it. i loved that segment. i like that -- it did go on, we were hot. >> one more time. >> i had to go to the bathroom. it didn't help things. >> oh, my gosh. the goats. >> who thought that was a good idea, first of all. >> not the goats.
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>> all they had to do was run straight for 50 yards. >> how hard could it be. >> go -- >> come here. come here! ♪ it's going to be all right ♪ >> thanks for letting us be here today. >> you all are such fun. >> i'd do it again. >> in a heart beat. >> your island is beautiful, the people are spectacular. >> that was fun. anyway -- >> it was so long ago. we can't remember where we went. >> what do you think you did to the ratings? >> that's the number one -- they get 90%, 95% of the viewing audience for a while. apparently, the prime minister called and said can they stay on for another half an hour. >> it just -- >> can it go on and on. >> can you ma'amen -- >> yeah. >> they did announce a new flag today. >> they're going to need a new flag after we desecrated theirs. >> thank you very much. >> you're embarrassed and you
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know it. >> we've got to go to washington, d.c. where willard scott is standing by. good morning. >> oh we like to salute our birthday buddies. and two people this time married for 75 years, actually, four people. still a couple. elizabeth adler, erie, pennsylvania is 108 years old. loves to knit mitts and give them to children in hospitals. they like that. viola keterror of butler, pennsylvania, 100 years old today. huge pittsburgh steelers fan, and enjoys playing bingo. i haven't played bingo in 100 years. i used to like bingo. edward armstrong from west melbourne, florida, 100 years old. likes to play, guess what, bingo. and also checkers. and he loves to charm the ladies. o oh. agnes bucher.
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lovely. yonkers, new york. she has a kiss that conquers in yonkers. lives independently, proudly worked on cables that went on john glenn's spaceship when they sent him in to space. that's something she'll never forget. travis and verjee archer of friendswood, texas. 75 years they've been married. they sat in their ford model a and the preacher said all of the things they were supposed to. they got married in the back seat of their car. how about that? we have more, why not? avanelle and mota young of bowling green, kentucky. 75 years they've been married. attributes their longevity and happy life is their faith in the good lord and optimism and working the farm. the farmland. that's it back to new york. thank you so much.
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just ahead, two big stars, michael phelps and justin bieber live on the plaza. but first, your local news. good thursday morning to you. it is 8:26. emmitt' laura garcia-cannon. a five-year feud between the golden state warriors and team's landlord may finally be over. as a result there should be money for improvements to the oracle arena. the deal calls for the oakland alameda county coliseum authority to upgrade the sound system and start putting money into a $4 million upgrade fund to improve the fan experience. the dispute ended when the warriors' new owner settled a more than $10 million debt with the coliseum authority. bet the dodgers would like tore. 8:26 right now. weather and traffic after this.
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good morning to you. we still have mostly cloudy skies over the city of san francisco but elsewhere that marine layer is clearing rapidly. we're able to warm up to the 60s now. 60 degrees in livermore. 59 in san jose. you can see that trend here. the yellows moving through on your contour map showing you where the sun light is coming in. 57 in san mateo but some sunshine headed your way in the next 15 to 20 minutes. you'll start to warm up there. 79 degrees the forecasted high in san jose today. 85 in gilroy. we'll check your drive with
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mike. >> very slow northbound 101 through san jose for about 680 all the way past the airport delayed by about ten minutes, longer than you typically expect. you expect it now because you're watching me. slowing through fremont south on 680 out of sinole in toward mission. here at south 880 toward the san mateo bridge slow there down toward the dunn barton bridge as well. northbound past the coliseum things are bogging down as well. it actually was a little worse about 20 minutes ago. things have smoothed out heading up toward the toll plaza where you still have the backup to the metering lights. >> thank you very much. thank you for joining us for the latest traffic and news updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook.
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♪ i need somebody to love ♪ >> 8:30 on a thursday morning. 23rd of june, 2011. a monstrous crowd on the plaza because we've got justin bieber, the teen pop sensation here this morning. he's going to join us on the
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plaza in just a couple of minutes. after he perfects that hand shake. then he's going to teach it to us. exactly. >> really? how exciting. >> we're talking to justin -- launching a new frag ranlt. talk to him in a second. al roker and savannah guthrie. did you know that today is olympic day. >> did not know it. to celebrate the day, we have the greatest themes of all time. that's swimmer michael phelps. and michael is going to talk to us in a couple of minutes. talk to us about what he's been up to, which is a lot lately. >> also this morning, we asked the question, what happens to a woman when she finally realizes that she's not as young as she thinks she is. the author of "sip by cups are not for chardonnay" are outlining her strategy in the latest book to try to give us a little help with that. all of us can use a little help with that. >> and the squeal factor can only go one way. bruno mars on the plaza.
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♪ >> all right? >> justin bieber for launching his new fragrance by sunday. how are you? >> doing great. glad to have all of the fans here. it's a great day. >> can i tell you something? this is genius. let me tell you why -- someone came into my office today and said why is justin bieber doing a cologne? why is he doing a career? this is why right here. >> i'm more interested in how a female smells than a male. i did it for the girls and try to bring them in to something -- 100% of the proceeds go to charity. so it's just a really fun thing.
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>> so what do you do -- >> we dade couple. we did -- they have schools in other countries, in laos and other places. they're doing the campaign for schools. a bunch of schools are donating and getting involved. i'm just really excited. >> who is the inspiration for your perfume? >> well, different -- different girls and stuff, yeah. >> okay. that's -- >> different -- >> and what are you up to this summer? did you get some time off? >> i'm going to be recording my next album and taking a little time off. i'm excited to have a little down time and be in the studio. >> one of your young estefans everyone here wants to see it. this is macy right here. >> macy. >> all right, well, again, it's
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good to have you back. the fragrance is called sunday. and i don't think you can hear us with all of the screaming, all of the proceeds go to charity. good job to you. great to see you. justin bieber. >> start with that hand shake? >> yeah. >> that's a good one. >> al's got a check of the weather. al? let's check it out for today. saturday, your weekend. we've got sunshine the northeast with the showers and the thunderstorms. and the mississippi river valley, sunny hot out west. sunday, sunday, sunday in the mid plains, sunny skies up and down the east coast. sizzling. all day sunday thr good thursday morning to you. taking a live look at san francisco you can see a little sunshine coming through now. still, though, mostly cloudy conditions. in the city we are seeing that marine layer already breaking apart in places like livermore
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at 60 degrees. 53 in gilroy. heading toward one of the coolest days we've had so far this week. relief from the heat. 83 degrees in livermore today. 85 in gilroy. temperatures get even cooler as we head through tomorrow. only 79 degrees is your forecasted high. moderating toward the low 80s all next week. binson, actually. and don't forget, you can check your weather any time of the day or night go. to weather channel on cable or on-line. coming up, talking to michael phelps and find out what he's got planned in 2012 for the london games. and also catch up -- 14 gold medals. but first, this is "today" on [ beep ] [ male announcer ] new toothbrush, for that killer smile: $4. ♪
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today's olympic start is brought to you by kellogg's, official sponsor of the 2012 u.s. olympic team. we're back now, 8:37, it's olympic day, worldwide
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celebration, the birth of the modern olympic games. here's one of the greatest olympians of all time. swimmer michael phelps. you're going to wear some of my gold medals. can i borrow some of yours? >> mine are still locked away in the tight spots. >> they're hidden away? >> i took them out a month or two ago. it was the first time i got a chance to look at them all together. my coach had a bunch of my athens medals for a while. i just got them back. it's good to be able to see all of them at once. >> impressive haul. tell me about olympics. there are events all across the country. like what? >> we have an event in baltimore. being able to have a day like this where we're almost a year out of the olympics and we can celebrate the modern olympics, for me, it's such a huge part of my life. and growing up and watching it and being able to compete in it, you know, i think really it --
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every single time the olympics comes around, winter or summer, you can see the picture come together. it's super cool. >> the sports side of it for you, obviously, has been incredibly successful. it allows you to gain some fame and you started a foundation. it's grown substantially since you started back in 2008 and it's getting bigger. >> yeah, sort of being able to -- we started the i am program in six initial clubs and we just added ten more clubs. so it's -- it's sort of not only learning people -- learning kids -- teaching kids how to swim, but also teaching people sort of everyday things that you can do throughout your life. you know, healthy and active life styles, but you know, say i'm strong, healthy, confident. so it's kind of interesting and fun for me to be able to see with -- with kids. i have the most fun and always -- it's always good being
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able to see a real true smile and excitement on the kids' face. >> let's talk about what's happening on the pool. i know you've been training a lot. you just got back from colorado where you were training in the mountains. i at some point started to feel sorry for you lately. it's hard to feel sorry for you about anything. but the fact is, when you win a race now, it doesn't make headlines. it only makes headlines when you lose a race. how do you feel about this? >> i don't know. i'm trying to gear up and get ready for the world championships and hopefully next year at the olympics. but, you know, for me being -- having lost in the year, it's frustrating. >> you were dominant in that event? >> the was the first time i actually wanted to keep that streak, that was the first time in nine years i'd lost. it was frustrating. but i think also at the same time, i think it's going to help me for the next year, being able to have that under my belt and knowing what that felt like, it's frustrating. it really is just -- just kind of ticked me off a little bit.
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>> you don't let it -- you don't brush it off. that's something that sticks with you? >> no, i don't want that feeling again. and you know i know what i have to do to be able to make sure i don't have that feeling and being able to -- to actually, you know, swim at santa clara and swim three seconds faster than i did, you know, three, four months ago shows there's some significant change. >> you already said you're going to be competing in london in the next olympic games. so right now, as you sit here, how do you compare where you are physically and mentally 14 months out of those games as compared to where you were 14 months prior to beijing? >> i think it's -- physically it's tough. being able to -- or taking off the time that i did after beijing and after worlds in '09, you know, being able to try and get back to that point is something that we're working on. and something we're heading in the right direction. and you know last summer wasn't
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too great, wasn't too exciting. but i'm in a lot better place now than i was then. enyouing it, having fun. >> you know how to get yourself to the peak at the right time. i'm sure you have that schedule pretty down pat. >> it's -- it's fun because we -- we've been able to grow our training a little bit over the last year. and we have some new faces and world championship members on the team. so, you know, we -- we've got a jokester environment around the pool. so we're always smiling, laughing, telling jokes. >> important to keep it light. good to see you. >> appreciate it. >> appreciate you being here . website. what happens when a woman's age in her mind fames to match what she sees in the mirror. first this is it
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it happens to every woman at one point. you glance in the mirror and realize your mental age and real age no longer match up. how do you handle it? we have the author of "sip by cups are not for chardonnay" and she's written a new book called "i'm kind of a big deal and other delusions of adequacy." she's here with stacy kaiser, the author of "how to be a grown-up." those two titles are interesting together. when did this moment happen for you? >> well, i saw a photograph of myself and at a byrirthday part. i took a look at it. no makeup. i was like, oh, my god -- i've aged ten years in the last year. yeah. >> you weren't -- it was shocking. >> you weren't salma hayek in that photograph. >> i thought, oh, my god, i look 40. not salma hayek 40. not cute fun 40, but like 40 --
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>> hard moment. >> it was depressing. >> i blame my children. >> oh -- >> oh, because -- >> i love my children, but it does age you, especially the toddler years. >> they're 3 and 6 -- >> 3-year-olds. >> right at that age. it gets better. it gets better. this happens to all of us. >> we do. we all have experiences. it manifests themselves differently. might blame different reasons. it's a normal phenomenon to get older. in my head, i walk around and i think i'm 26 and i look in the mirror and go, oh, my gosh, what the heck happened to me. it's important to find our own fountain of youth. driving a new special car or going out with girlfriends or getting a babysitter, something to make yourself feel good about yourself again. >> to go see justin bieber. >> the moment happened when i saw a cute guy walking down -- he's cute. wait a minute, i could be his mother. oh that's when i went, wait a minute, stop thinking like that.
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you crossed the line a little bit of your own standards because as i understand it, once you said i'm never going to do botox. that's not going to be something i'll ever do. >> i thought i couldn't afford it. but, yeah, botox is great. i -- here's the thing. my friend that was with me when i had that photo taken was like she did a little intervention on me and she said, it's time, it's time for botox. i don't want to look like one of the real housewives. i'm not going to do a ton of it. i did it. and i was really happy. >> you have it now. we're seeing some of it -- you look really good today. the point of it is when you do that emotionally, you feel better about -- your own image is better. it's worth it. how about that? do women cross the line, the own lines, the lines they set for themselveses? >> they do. they say i'll never do botox. not going to go and buy myself a convertible. and we go out and do those things. you see women going out and having affairs, flirting with old high school sweethearts on
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places like facebook to revitalize themselves which really isn't the healthy way to do it, by the way. >> it's not? oh. >> the healthy way to do it is it to learn to feel good on the inside. you're not walking around with a mirror in front of you all the time. it's about feeling good when you're walking down the street without the mirror and the picture. >> i got -- i see outside of the women who show up with the white hair and they're just so -- you know, you know they live this amazing lives. they're just so beautiful and they have the wrinkles and the hair. but something shines through. am i just dreaming when i'm thinking that that's the way to go? do we not put ourselves in this sort of i've got to be beautiful box? >> what you're describing is what feels good to you. and what i tell women and men is you have to figure out what feels good to yourself and do that. for you, botox worked. for me, i'm a chicken. i needed to find other outlets. >> i started to notice things about yourself when you get older, like the muffin top starts happening. it's gotten bad.
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protection as frontline and half the cost. >> oh we're back with another installment of our very popular series from bow to wow. annual advocate jill rapoport is here once again with a batch of dogs in need of a new home. >> we're still at 100%, that's great news. sadly this time of the year the shelters are at peak capacity. surprisingly they're filled with small dogs and puppies in desperate need of a home right now. >> the start of summer at animal care control in new york city. the cages, even the hallways, are sadly filled to the brim with wonderful dogs all waiting to get adopted. including this little cuddly mop top named baily. >> it's incredible that dogs like this that are really in such demand, right now you happen to be overpopulated with them. >> we're at capacity. we've gotten an influx of small
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dogs in. >> a 4-year-old poodle mix is a little scared but such a sweetheart. >> a little nervous, settling down nicely. he's in need of a makeover. >> bigtime. go ahead, sell it, bailey. give me a makeover and a home at the same time. >> next up, an adorable shih tzu mix who puts the l in laughter. >> buttons is 2 years old. came in as a stray. he has a little injury but it doesn't bother him at all. tongue sticks out the mouth a little bit. >> a black and white special that's a handful. i want a home now. on to beautiful bela who's a true couch potato. >> talk about mellow. this is mellow bela. >> she's a 4-year-old maltese mix we found her outside of our shelter. >> she's in great shape. she has an eye problem. >> ocular problem that's going to requirement ointment for the rest of her life but it will clear enough to see okay.
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>> not to affect her eyesight. her eyes are okay. >> yes, i can see. i just need a little help. >> and finally -- here's boomer! a beautiful boy with boundless energy. >> who doesn't love a black lab puppy? >> boomer is 8 months old. and he's going to be a big strong dog. very fast. he's going to have to go to a person who's active. >> look what you can find at your local shelter. a pure bred beautiful black lab puppy in need of a home, in great shape, curious, healthy, and just adorable. >> another four fabulous dogs hoping for a home. and we're joined once again by richard from animal care control of new york city. good to have you here. >> good to be here, matt. >> two minutes, four dogs. let's get going. bring out bailey. here's the before picture. and here is bailey now. take a look. what a great dog. >> when we first got here, ill thought we took the wrong dog. this is bailey. a huge makeover. >> look at the difference. >> earlier this morning, justin
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bieber petted bailey. >> yeah. >> justin bieber touch. >> woohoo! >> thank you very much. >> that's bailey. the second dog is buttons. take a look at how buttons looked at the shelter. needed a little work. here's buttons today. with savannah guthrie. >> he's a 2-year-old mush. sit on your lap, sit at your feet. low energy dog, really, really sweet. glad to be cleaned up a little bit and looking good. >> just wants to be in your lap. >> buttons, thank you very much. savannah, thank you. next we have bela. before and bela after. >> walked out by tara, one of the stage managers and a volunteer. >> one of our great volunteers. we're always looking for volunteers. we need help in the shelter. >> she's got her volunteer leash. >> bela needs a little ointment for her eyes. but it's not a problem. >> not a problem. she's really, really wonderful.
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>> sweet. >> thank you very much. >> and finally, this is a rare treat. we have -- take a look at boomer beforehand. an this is mark trout walking boomer out now. a black lab puppy. unusual. >> very, very, very playful. if you're a high energy person, this is a dog for you. need some training, get her puppy years to adulthood. mark was alsois also a doctor f. he knows a nice dog when he sees one. bring all the dogs out. >> happy birthday to my mom, i love you. >> happy birthday. >> we're going to beek mor on much more on a thursday morning after these messages and your local news. [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves.
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of research for more than 75 scientists from five countries but the project leaders are from stanford and uc santa cruz. researchers compare the highways to africa's serengeti plain. one highway runs down the ht now.lie. 8:57 rig now. much cooler today. how cool? we'll check your forecast after the break.
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good morning. we're starting to warm up in the east bay. in fairfield, concord 61 degrees. 60 in hayward. you can see from the contour map we are getting clearing when it comes to the thick cloud cover. still situated over the city but it will clear today. i think by about noon. 75 in redwood city. 82 los gatos. 83 in fremont. back to you. >> thanks so much.
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coming up, you will be talking about some tests that women avoid getting. >> sometimes they don't want to take them because they're afraid of what the tests may find and sometimes they don't want to take them because they don't like the tests themselves, we're talking about mammograms, mris and colonoscopies. these exam can help save your life. >> on a different and nicer note, school's out and we have some long weekends coming up. we've got five great destinations for you from florida to oregon in case you're planning a weekend getaway. milo will be here with great spots. >> speaking of vacations and things we like to do in our spare time, most americans are devoting more time to leisure activities like eating and drinking and not work. surprise, surprise. there was always an assumption that we americans work too hard and don't play enough. u study about our spare time. isn't thatm.p interesting?
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>> yeah. >> all right. first, let's get a check of the news. natalie is off and we have savannah guthrie. >> good morning, everyone. in the news this morning after 16 years on the lam, notorious boston mob boss james "whitey" bulger was captured over the night and is expected to appear in a los angeles federal courtroom today. his longtime girlfriend was also arrested and is charged with harboring a fugitive. bulger was on the fbi's ten most wanted list for his alleged role in 19 murders. the 2006 martin scorcese film "the departed" was based on his story. racing was canceled at churchill downs after a possible tornado slammed the kentucky derby track. horse hess to be corralled after the aftermath. several barns and the chapel were damaged. more than 10,000 resident of mynot, north dakota, have been
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ordered to evacuate as the river overflows its levees. sirens roared throughout the small town notifying people to leave their homes. it is expected to rise into the record books into the coming days as rain and melting snow fuel the flood. some 33,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan will be coming home by next summer. the president announced last night as he addressed the nation. nato is praising the plan to withdraw the forces from the recent surge as a sign of progress in afghanistan. the 70,000 remaining troops will be withdrawn at a slow are pace as the combat mission there is not expected to end until december 2014. southwest airlines is apologizing for the offensive rants by one of its pilots over an aviation radio channel. the pilot complained that his social life was hurting because he worked with too many gay and older flight attendants. >> hi tucson indy, all four weeks and chicago crews, 11 out
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of 12, there are 12 flight atte atte attendant individuals, 11 [ bleep ] over the top, [ bleep ] homosexuals and a granny. >> the pilot has returned to work since the march incident after a sensitivity training. they've never seen a dog that's been loved quite as much as sampson which is a nice way of saying he's too fat. the black labrador retriever is australia's most obese dog. he can barely fit in his own doghouse anymore. the 187 pound surnow working with vets at a local jelte tore help him lose almost 100 pounds. it's now 9:04 back to matt, an and tamara. talk about from now to wow! he could use a makeover. >> we hope he loses the appro h appropriate amount of weight. meanwhile weeks, have mr. roker
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straight across. >> yes, i am. we have nice folks. this is girl scout troupe 1087 from newcastle, pnsylvania. how many cookies did you sell? >> a lot! >>e lst' check your weather. we have a lot of bad weather to talk about fromguthsoae clfst into the northeast. we have a risk of strong storms today and in fact, underneath the clouds we go and show you4ç where the risk is, and also in the plains and into the northeast, into new england and the mid-mississippi,ññ river, s showers in the pacific northwest andxdñ heat continues through t southwest and on into the southeast. temperatures in well, we are watching that marine layer clear out minute by minute. this is what's left over san francisco now. you are going to get some sunshine before some more clouds roll in later on today. temperatures looking pretty good, 79 in san jose. 85 degrees today in gilroy. that will be one of the warmest spots. 68 degrees in the city. if you are leaving for work from the east bay to the peninsula,
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for instance, grab a jacket this morning. heading through tomorrow, a little bit cooler. even cooler heading through next week with temperatures dropping from 85 to 80 on thursday. and that's your latest weather. savannah?da >> al, thanks. this morning on "today's health" the four screening tests many women dread. skipping critical exams such as mammograms and mris can be detrimental to your health so "prevention" magazine has come up with ways to help you overcome your fierce. dr. holly phillips, good to be with you. before we get into individual test, just in general there are these important test, but there's discomfort associated with them and a lot of women kind of avoid them. >> absolutely, saa van a you bring up an important point. for some women it's the fear of the results of the test, but for most women it's a fear of the test itself, the pain, the discomfort, but we have to manage to get through it. >> let's talk about mammograms. what is the concern that a lot of women have about them and
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what advice would you give them? >> mammograms can be painful. basically the breast tissue is squeezed between two metal plates very tightly. the thing to keep in mind is that mammograms are a very short test. you need four different views to get all of the pictures that you need and each view takes about 10 seconds. so we're looking at 40 seconds of discomfort for a test that's been proven to save lives. >> anything you can do to mitigate the pain that's associated with it. >> there are topical anesthetic sprays that you can get over the counter. it comes with a cream or a spray. for most women, using a mental trick and focussing and knowing that it will not last so long is the best approach. >> colonoscopy, another not so pleasant, but important test. a lot of women who have had them and i've had one myself, it's not the test, no, it's the stuff you've got to drink beforehand. the whole process. >> you are absolutely right. for the test you're sedated and
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rarely do people remember anything about it, but the preparation is not fun. i've done it, too. seven hours before the test you'll have to drink about a gallon of an absolutely disgusting liquid. i might as well keep it real. it's horrible. >> it tastes like cough syrup mixed with baking soda. >> it's terrible. >> you have to drink a gallon of it. some women find it's easier if you drink one glass of the prep and one glass of water and gait rid and another glass of the prep, but ultimately you're drinking two gallons instead of one. a lot of people ask about colonoscopy prep pills. they're pills you can take instead of actually drinking that liquid. the pills aren't for everyone and they are linked with problems, with kidney failure and kidney damage and you have to swallow 32 pills in an hour. not so easy. >> since we went on and on about how awful it is, this is a very important test. >> incredibly important. it's recommended for everyone over the age of 50 and many
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people eaven younger and it doe save lives. >> the next one, mris. they're diagnosing a whole range of potential ailments. you go in a tunnel. if you have any tendency toward claustrophobia, this is a scary experience. >> i found in practice, mris are one of the things people fear the absolute most and one of the things we pointed out in "prevention" is there are mind tricks you can use to get through it. listening to music or your favorite book on a cd can make a difference. you can't take an ipod or anything inside the mri machine because it's a big magnet. they're equipped with sound systems so you can ask a tech or your doctor to play the music for you which can help. >> another thing i would suggest is a book, or an audio book because that might have a calming effect. >> visual sizsome something happy. some people visualize the drive home will make a big difference
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as well. >> last on the list, end on skopy. it's like a colonoscopy, but coming the other direction. you're putting a tube down your throat. >> you are sedated. it looks for cancer. it looks for ulcer and acid reflux disease. you're sedateed for that part, but many fear gagging when the camera starts to go down their throat. for those people you can ask for a topical anesthetic spray and that cuts down on the risk of gagging and having bad memories of the test. also well worth it. >> you might have a sore throat and just an antiseptic spray on your throat. >> and it resolves very quickly. >> dr. holly phillips, good advice to help us overcome our fears. thank you. still to come, she nearly lost her life, but beat the odds. now an elementary school principal has become an inspiration to her students. up next, great destinations and better deals for a long
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>> this morning on today's travel, long weekend getaways. take some time to enjoy fun in the sun, especially when it's affordable. good to see you. >> good to see you, al. >> july 4 weekend kicking things off. >> that is true. this is a reminder that you need to start planning your summer if you haven't done it already. >> first of all, a great beach resort down in ft. lauderdale. >> we love ft. lauderdale. we love miami. a great place to go is the ritz carlton there. one great reason to go right now is there's lots of great weeks, that's what we call air fare.
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so you can take something like a low cost carrier like jet blue down there. the ritz carlton for the summer is a great deal so you can vacation like a vip. for $249 a night, you can stay there. $100 resort credit and $125 gift certificate to spend as you wish. this is super luxury. it's a ritz carlton. they have a 29,000 square foot pool deck. so if you're thinking of fendy pool, this is the place to go. the beaches are the same all year round but the prices are lower in the summertime. >> even better. like that. big apple, new york city. >> a lot of people want to come to new york in the summertime. there's a lot of things to see. the mcqueen exhibit, the met. we have the great restaurants, the high line that's expanded. where do you stay? >> hotel prices in new york are through the roof. >> exorbitant. but not down on wall street. they have a deal for the
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weekends this summer that's under $250. what's fun is they are really trying to make a community down there on wall street so they're organizing a -- a food market on saturdays and wednesdays. >> farmer's market. >> it's all local producers from the hudson valley and the cat skills. there's something cool about the check-in. >> is that what you're going to ask? >> they don't have a check-in desk. >> when you come in, they're greeted by a host. they bring you a glass of wine. they check you in at a tab let, a hand held tab let. >> nice. >> cool, huh? >> out west, northern oregon. you like the green spaces. you have a great one. >> if you want to get outdoors, i was in aspen. it's beautiful to go hiking and biking. oregon is amazing for that. there's a hotel called the coastal mountain sport house, and it's haus. >> haus! >> and the owner is inspired by the trips to europe and they made a beautiful retreat 15 minutes away from portland. and it's all about biking, hiking, yoga, relaxing.
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and the great thing here -- $100 including all of your meals. >> what? >> that's what i'm saying? >> get out of here. >> really, get out of here. >> i won't. >> i'll have more. >> and the cyclist to hiking person. what do you do? >> yoga, relax? you go out and enjoy the incredible nature. if you want to go to portland, fantastic for the scene in portland. i recommend that too. >> if you think classic summer, you think maine. >> yes, i do. ki kennebunkport couldn't get more classic. they have deep portrait, you can sit on a rocking chair. they have breakfast, tea time, and they have afternoon drinks and cheese, which i love. and you're close to my favorite, favorite lobster place with which is called the clam shack. a drizzle of butter and a little bit of mayo and a warm bun and you're done. >> okay. >> how about that -- back to you. >> focus, focus. >> one more to go too.
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>> hot springs, new mexico. >> yes, a place called the ojo caliente spa. >> ojo caliente? >> people have been flocking here for the healing powers of their waters. they have a deal for $169 a night. great thing is, no telephones in your room. you can spend your time soaking in the tubs, in the mineral waters getting mud baths, doing yoga, doing nothing and relaxing which is the whole point of a weekend get away is. >> very nice. thinking about that lobster roll. >> very good. >> always good to see you. thank you so much. traveling or grabbing dinner and a drink with family and friends, we're going to show you tdi ngending their time. but first, these messages.
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around here, do a morning show, folks don't do enough sleep. but a new survey shows how americans spend their time and it shows on average folks are getting more zs than a few years ago. >> the bureau of labor statistics compared how they are spending their time compared to four years ago. five minutes more of sleep. we like that. but this is surprising in some sense -- work-related activities went down 25 minutes. that was true certainly for those who lost their jobs, but even among the unemployed -- >> you mean employed. >> i mean the employed it had gone down 25 minute. >> watching tv more, eating and drinking more.
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we're talking about this. the eating part is comfort food. down and out. that's an understandable thing. personal care is up a little bit. telephone calls. >> telephone calls, mail and e-mail down. >> how can that be? >> people are e-mailing more than ever. >> house hold activities, an hour and 41 minutes down by a minute. >> telephone call thing is if you e-mail and text, you get charged. bills are going up. people are more savvy. >> people are e-mailing instead of calling. and i have to say people reporting the diaries of themselves. so i think we have the perception that we spend less time doing a certain activity than we actually do. >> and you want to be more correct. so you're saying i'm doing -- i'm watching less tv when, in fact, someone is watching -- someone is watching "housewives of beverly hills". >> me. i am. >> we need to add five more minutes to our sleep and we'll be right in line with america. >> be late to the show five
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minutes. still to come? >> we've got crabs and shrimp cooking up in "today's kitchen". >> spend your time. >> and on with kathie lee and hoda, the winner of today's choice, shelby crown. and a do it yourself style for this summer, we're going to crochet and macrame. mrame. >> helping you spend that local time. >> first, your local news and weath weather. anybody home? ♪ yes! ha ha! ♪ [ clicking ] dad, what happened? power went out, want a hot dog? [ female announcer ] oscar mayer selects are made with 100% pure beef and have no artificial preservatives.
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good morning to you. 9:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a pulitzer prize winner journalist with ties to the bay area issed aing himself to an undocumented immigrant. in an upcoming "new york times" interview jose vargas reveals he lived with this secret for years even after working for "the washington post." a product of mountain view high school and san francisco state, his former high school principal says vargas was a phenomenal student. >> you couldn't just push him out of the system. like i had no basis for doing that. he was doing all the right
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things. >> vargas who could be deported now plans to lobby for the dream act proposed legislation that would give undocumented immigrants who were educated in the u.s. a plan or ptos egas lal residency. it is 9:27. we'll take a quick break and be right back.
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welcome back. we are now in the 60s, even a couple 70s on the temperature map. 72 in sunnyvale. still where you see the green that's where we have mostly cloudy conditions. that will probably be the case until noon. so maybe a couple hours, maybe three hours before we see clearing over the city. 82 in los gatos today. 70 in oakland. 85 degrees in gilroy. the good news is we are about 20 degrees cooler today than where we were on tuesday. we continue to cool off tomorrow, 79 degrees. moderating temperatures, saturday through wednesday, low to mid-80s. finally a fair stretch of weather. let's check your drive right now with mike. all right, pretty fair drive through the south bay. 85 and 280 showing a little lag as tradition. 101 really the one that's still slow north of 680 past the
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airport. it is bogged down north of 237. the southbound side is suffering with a disabled truck still clearing from the lanes at university avenue. it was in the second lane right in the middle of the freeway causing the jam from hall tree where there was another accident clearing from the lanes there. it is moved to the shoulder south of the san mateo bridge. slow through the area and slow off the bridge out of foster city into the san mateo hills as well. we go to the other side of the bay, slow getting into the city for the giants game at 12:45. thank you very much. 9:29 right now. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc morning news on facebook. i'll have another local news for you in a half hour. have a g m
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♪ i don't feel like picking up my phone so leave the message at the tone ♪ ♪ because i swear i'm not doing anything ♪ ♪ nothing at all >> bruno mars like elvis, michael jackson. and now he's burning up the tracks with his own musical style. going to bring his talents to the plaza performing on our concert stage tomorrow on "today." we have an amazing story coming up. a remarkable woman and teacher is the principal of an elementary school in new orleans.
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and one of the big lessons people are learning from her, never give up. she's learned to live and love to the fullest. more on her story in a few minutes. >> what an inspiration. i can't wait to see it. then, do it yourself fashions. if you want to save some money on some hottest trends, bobby thomas has easy ideas to create our own look at home like taping up someone's mouth. very fashionable. it's hot pink. >> this is taking a disturbing turn. >> i'm really worried about bobby. >> what did he do? >> nothing -- >> a fashionable mummy. okay? it's a summer favorite -- in today's kitchen, seafood. we're going to be serving up king crab legs and shrimp with former top contestant, roxanne talbott. >> a top look at the weather. >> show you what's happening as
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far as your weekend is concerned for tomorrow. light risk of storms mid atlantic tall way to the plains, sizzling hot in texas. for saturday, a risk of storms in the plains, sunny out west is going to be hot in the southwest and up to the east. sunday, sunday -- more heat through much of the country. the only big problem spot is going to be the plains and the in our neck of the woods -- good morning to you. you can see from the live picture in san francisco we have a lot of cloud cover hanging out, but we have lost the mostly cloudy conditions. it is partly cloudy on our way to mostly sunny skies. by 4:00 p.m. we'll see a few clouds roll through. 73 in oakland. 68 in san francisco. bring a jacket to work with you if you are headed to the city. from the east bay, 85 degrees when you get home to fairfield and livermore. as we drop off tomorrow to 79 degrees, it should be a great day for outdoor activities. then temperatures stay right
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where they should be for this time of the year, the low to mid-80s. and that's the latest weather. let's say hello to tomp pap hosting request it the marriage web" on nbc. people want to dish the dirt on this show. we watched the promo, we were struck by the remote control guy. >> the choosing the remote control. >> the nervous habit is to nibble on his remote control. >> can you help this man? >> no one can. we'll get laughs out of him, for sure. and his wife gives him a new remote, like a chew toy. >> oh. >> so what's up with that? >> the cable company thinks he must live with a pitbull. they send him a new one every two weeks. >> are you surprised with how much people reveal on national tv? >> well, yeah, they're married couples and they really, really want to win. and especially this year, they win the rightest of the right at the end of each show, and the rightest of the right wins
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$25,000 and a billboard in their hometown declaring that they're right. so every married couple is like, i want the billboard. no one wants it money, everybody wants it billboard. >> to show their spouse. >> look at that, you're wrong. >> looking back last season at the couples you met this time around. what makes a marriage. >> every marriage is ridiculous. >> how does your wife feel about that statement? >> she agrees. >> she's the best person to know that. >> yeah. >> keep it light. >> we're all a mess and there's always problems and it's better if you just laugh at it and don't take it too seriously. >> the last picture before the divorce, right? >> yeah. that's my ex-wife and. >> tom, congratulations. >> still married. "the marriage ref" this sunday at 10:00 here on nbc. up next, lessons in life and love from an inspirational teacher after this. >> more duct tape.
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of a good man, amazing technology, and incredible attitude that have helped the way for her. the romance between rolonda adams and troy valentine started five years ago, ironically at a valentine's day party neither wanted to attend. >> he didn't have plans to go there. and indidn't either. >> this is a gorgeous attitude. very attractive. >> a year into their care-free courtship, something happened that might have split other couples apart. an illness so common became so severe it almost cost her life. >> it will forever be etched in my memory because that's when the day my life changed. >> a kidney stone led to a life-threatening infection. >> how close did you come to dieing? >> i remember one of the family, you know, if she had arrived
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just 30 minutes later, i really believe she would not have made it. >> she survived, but just barely. >> to the right of me. >> and over the next year, she endured four amputations, both hands, and legs at the result of the massive blood infection. a long-time educator the school principal knew one day she'd be back with her kids, but she never expected tory to stick around. >> let's be very honest, many people would walk away from something like that. >> but he didn't. >> he said i'm here for the long haul and i couldn't believe i found someone to stand by my side like that. >> through tough days of physical therapy and regaining herba balance and self-esteem, nursed her back to helpl health. h -- health. he gave up his own job. >> she had other help too.
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advanced dynamics helped the care when it came time for he to be fitted with new hands affecting high-tech sets for her needs. >> we have all different sorts of patterns and the patient uses to be able to operate that type of hand is much less. >> for her, the specialized prosthetics mean getting back the ability to do things she used to take for granted. >> it makes a huge difference for those who lost both hands to go, wow, i can pick up that glass. >> good afternoon, kindergarteners. >> with new hands and leg, she's back as principal of her elementary school. and she's bring a personal message to her students -- celebrate the differences of people with all abilities. here at st. rose elementary school, the mopt toe is treat others it way we want to be treated. and ms. adams is hoping her
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experience becomes a liveling example of that showing her positive attitude will take them anywhere they want to go. >> to her co-workers, she's an inspiration. >> even when you're hurting, you don't feel like coming, you're tired. you think about ms. anna, ms. anna can do it, you can do it. >> you in? okay, let's go. >> also, a newlywed. in sickness and in health -- and with joy and celebration. >> do you believe that day has become what i call a major day to appreciate things that most people take for granted. >> the ordeal has been a journey he wouldn't have any other way. >> the company that made her prosthetics works with a lot of wounded veterans. they're creating specialized arm
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and hand prosthetics for a variety of functions in activity specific devices cool stuff including attachments like hairbrushes, swimming fins, and electric beaters. amazing stuff. something that evolved from the tragedy of war, this country rose to the education and found people to make their lives that much easier. >> even up close, you can hardly tell. >> it's tremendous how real they look. she's with kids. kids get scared about those kinds of things. she puts them at ease. she had hands, she can do things even though she went through a tragic disease. >> what a treasure? >> that's a love story. there's a keeper. >> amaye robach. thank you. coming up next, saving money on summer style by making it yourself -- with duct tape right after this.
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so many table cloths laying around the stores and maybe in your house. but just remove one part of the pattern and just literally unhinge it. you have the neckline. this is a great pancho or a cover. i was on a website and i saw something similar to this, $300. and this you can make at home. designers by rachel roy. so many big designers put it on the runway. you're going to see so much of this. you can do it on a simple t-shirt. this is a curtain and this can become a necklace or stitch this on to the neckline like you see here. or just not -- just do the shoulders. anything. >> blane blue t-shirt. >> add this on. you can do a patchwork and lay on anything you want. have extras on this table cloth, a runner that matched. i tacked it on top of the skirt. it's so on trend to have an overlay. you can use it to lengthen the security on the inside of the
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hem or to cover a little on top. >> it's great as well. the top is sometimes too low and don't want to make it boring but cover you up. >> in seconds, you can easily base stitch or even -- >> love it. moving on. >> this is one of my favorite trends this summer. prada really down the runway. i bought the style for $7 at forever 21. a little bit of duct tape. people are laughing at me right now. >> this is the bell. >> this is duct tape. either the same idea up and down, you can change the colors. you can also wrap a belt with yarn, which is really fun. it looks great against white jeans. >> the yarp i get is easy. but how do you line it up with the duct tape. >> easy. the tape itself has a clean edge. you layer it over and over and clip it. this is great with embroidery thread that's smaller. give your shoe an update. add a little color. and bags that may have been tattered. maybe give them an update too, a
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clutch. >> i love that. the neon colors are hot. >> it's great to add a pop of color. i love turning stuff out of my junk drawer. again this, is paper clips linked together like you did in high school. and with tape, duct tape wrapped around to make this tribal necklace. we did it with different colors. gold or silver safety pins. >> you link them together. >> to make a at tthe design. i love bobbie pins. i put them on a ball chain that you can get from the hardware store. you can put them on hooped earrings if you see that and make great necklaces. >> you can do it in seconds. great. >> in seconds, you can update your hoops. and i took the ear rings that had a feather on them and hooked them to the end of the scarf to have the cool global feel we're seeing everywhere. >> the global ethnic tribal look is hot.
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>> these ear rings are $5. you can do so much. >> this might be our favorite one ever. >> thank you. >> i love it. >> thank you. >> i'll tackle it. >> up next, but first, this is "today" on nbc. i love it.
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where's lloyd bridges when you need him? shrimp and king crab. the executive chef at serial number nine is here to show us how it's done with a seafood sauce. it's great on just about everything. you're doing the king crab like it's a shoutout to your friends of "the deadliest catch". >> we called the boat captain,
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he sent us the crab. it's one of the top-selling fish on pier number nine. >> lime zest, lemon juice. a little bit of miran. some agave. >> nice. touch of soy sauce. lemon garlic soy grass. we have jalapeno garlic, and fried basil. we put that up. we're going to put the king crab legs on the plancha. >> like a grill? >> you can cook pancakes. it gets a nice even one -- >> is this melted butter? >> right on top. >> you want to get these smoking a little bit. and we're going to take the melted butter and pour it right in here. >> is it king crab season right now? >> no, they come frozen from the boat. frozen at sea, right off of the boat. straight to me.
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>> does this go in here? >> two seconds. >> 1001, 1002, and go. >> i think you were singing. you got the fever? >> i got the bieber fever. >> i could tell, you were happy. >> the only thing that can cure it are king crab legs. >> over here, king crab legs. get them off and get them nice and charred. taking the butter in there. we're going to take the spoon and pour it right over the top. >> oh. >> this is one of the number one-selling dishes at the restaurant. >> i know why. >> this is really universal. you can put it with the scallops, the shrimp. even on beef. >> why not? >> take us back over here. >> talking about shrimp. >> large shrimp from oregon. put them with the cabin sauce. it's our secret sauce we put on the burger.
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so a lot of the sauces -- >> going to give up the secret. >> how do we take this? >> we take lemon dust. fresh mayonnaise that can be with you bhil we're talking. a little bit of that. >> telling you, just like that. >> a touch there. >> what's sambal. >> a garlic-chili paste. >> a little bit of cognac. >> you like cognac. >> this can be fun. >> yeah. >> should we do it? >> a little fresh. touch of worcesteshire. a little bit of sauce. >> not a small shrimp. >> it's not. >> is it a jumbo shrimp. >> yeah. like rodeo fashion.
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>> ty so mitch. >> still ahead, we've got kathie lee and hoda coming up. >> and it's going to be right -- >> afflalo call news and weather.
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good morning to you. it is 9:56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. south bay coffee shops are serving up a side of controversy these days. san jose police are
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investigating tea house where is the waits res are wearing next to nothing. the san jose police officers are getting complaints about a few of the vietnamese coffee shops. some of the coffee shops are pushing the envelope with nudity to bring in a little more money. but they say they are concerned about the potential ramifications. >> our fear is that this type of behavior could obviously lead to more serious crimes like prostitution or human trafficking, so that's what we want to focus on, that's what we want to try to avoid, but we don't have any proof it is going on because a lot of it is hidden behind the doors. >> san jose police do make spot checks to make sure they aren't breaking the law. we'll check the forecast now with christina loren. >> we are warming up already. we are up to 64 in concord and fairfield. livermore, 64 degrees. meanwhile, you see the contour map with the green shading. that's where we have the stubborn clouds. they have not broken up just yet
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over san mateo, but it is a matter of time before the sun shines through warming us up to 73 degrees. 20 degrees cooler inland than where we ended up on tuesday. a substantial cool down with temperatures starting to moderate. down to 79 tomorrow. low to mid-80s through wednesday. for a check on the drive, let's go to mike. we are looking at the peninsula where we had a couple incidents for 101 in the southbound direction. palo alto, the disabled truck is out of the way, we are now seeing the recovery moving north. that's where the backup is forming because of the earlier accident near holly street and the southbound side still slow past the scene. a lighter flow past san mateo. you get to the accident scene and see a disabled truck. the san mateo bridge has shenanigans going on. heading to the toll plaza, the disabled truck has cleared. it is getting better. that's good news. thank you very much. thank you for joining us for the latest traffic and news updates. check out and on
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda cot by. >> it's thursday,june 23rd, we're delighted you're here with us today, aren't we, hoda? >> we certainly are. boy, this southwest airlines pilot -- >> a bad boy. >> he couldn't keep his mouth shut. this was a houston-based pilot apparently in the cockpit talking to a fellow -- copilot. unbeknownst to him his mic
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button was pushed so his words were being broadcast to other people, air traffic control, et cetera. >> it was stuck. >> for 2 1/2 minutes this guy ranted. it seemed like he was slamming people who were gay, people who were old. itts a 2 1/2 minute thing. >> and people who were fat. >> so mann bleeps, you won't oo know what he's talking about. >> you'll get the gist. >> we found a little bit. here is what it is. >> now i'm back in houston which is easily one of the ugliest. all these [ bleep ] old dudes and grannies and maybe a handful >> that's so mild compared -- no, no, no. he was fing this and fing this. >> he called them grannied and grandees for the flight attendants. >> and one attendant he called part doable. >> there's a question we want to ask the facebook people. what do you think should happen to this guy? he was suspended out pay and he
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had to go through some sort of sensitivity reprogramming and is now back at work. >> this happened in march. do you think that's enough? the question was asked should the guy or someone who does that -- should they be fired? the way he speaks and what he says, does that make him a good or baddpilot? probably doesn't make much difference. but what he said was so hateful -- >> it was vile. >> it makessyou cringe. we'd love to know what you think. we do have something in this country known as freedom of speech. so where does it end? there are codes of conduct. if we used language like that, we would be fired. but he didn't know that the mic was open.& we'd love to know what you guys thing. everybody finds it repulsive, rights?it -- is he within his >> it's one thing if a guy were to say "she's got a nice rack," whatever guys say in the locker room. this was so much worse. it wasn't just guy speak. >> you do believe we're allowed
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to have an opinion, even if the opinion is vile? >> the question is do you have to subject everybody else to it? air traffic control kept trying to get intt the conversation. they kept saying, hey, we can hear you, stop talk sglg the worst part about it is not so much what he said, he put a lot of people at risk because the mic was open. planes were not able to communicate with the tower. >> if you read the transcript, you can see air traffic control couldn't get through to them and he was talking over them. >> a lot of issues he needed to talk over. i'm not saying he shouldn't be fired. i'm asking what you think. >> there's an airline called -- what's it called? >> ryan air. >> they always come up with these things -- >> don't they charge very, very little for a seat just to begin with? >> i guess they're a less expensive airline, from air land i guess. right now they charge you an extra 35 bucks if you bring a baby that sits on your lap. the baby doesn't take up any
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extra space -- >> i wonder how they can do that -- >> maybe they don't want babies on the plane. i don't know. >> they're the same ones that wanted to design the planes so you would stand up the whole way. >> they were lso the ones who thought about putting bathrooms with a coin thing to put money in to go to the bathroom. >> that particular fee about the children, about the babies has increased by a third in the last year. i think what it is is they try to get everybody to buy a ticket because for $10 you can go somewhere. [ baby crying ] >> they might have a point. >> spirit airlines is another airline, another -- an inexpensive airline. they decided to charge passengers five bucks to print out a boarding pass at the kiosk. they want you to come with your boarding pass for home, print it on your computer. or a lot of people carry their iphones and on the iphone the boarding ass is there and you scan it. >> i'll tell you why that can't work. that's discriminatory against
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people who don't have a computer or an iphone. somebody like my mother, somebody like me -- i don't do that. i want to talk to a person and get my boarding pass. >> five bucks is a lot -- >> i think anything is wrong. >> sounds like they want everyone to go paperless or use what you have at home. >> they don't want my mmther to get on a plane again or me. >> neither of you two. yeeterday we gave lindsay lohan another chance. we thought we weee being gracious and merciful and lovely to her. we said she's young and da, da,o da. then we found that matt had flown all the way to los angeles, agreed to a sit-down interview. he was downstairs waiting. then what happpned? >> she canceled abruptly. the queetion is why did that happen? there's a lot of different speculation and what we came to find out this morning is that, according to tmz and other sources, she failed an alcohol test and she has to appear in court again today, and she just found out about that alcohol
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test she had failed earlier in the day. so let's preeend she knew about that, she probably wouldn't want to sit down with matt lauer and do an interview knowing what was coming. the interview never haapened and she's going to court again. >> here is the thing though. i'm a stickler for this. the few times i have nott followed it in my own life, i've allays been sorry. you make an appointment with someone, unless you're in an accident or someone you love is in an accident, you follow through on commitments. it took a lot of energy for matt who has got a pretty busy schedule to get on a plane along with the producer, set-up cameras. that's another example of thinking i'm more important than everybody else is. now, i can imagine her attorney saying i doo't want you talking to matt lauer. >> sure. >> there's a way to have worked that out so nbc could have gotten the interview they wanted. >> he would have still had to ask about that. >> did he know about that at the
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time? >> he probably would have figured it out by the time it was time to sit down. >> i don't know. >> i don't know. i think people shouldn't leave people in the lurch like that. >> at 8:00 last night, a little after president obama spoke, "the voice" came on, at 8:15. >> i wish i had known that. >> it was so good. agaan to four. this is the beginning number. ♪ freedom ♪ freedom >> so that was the beginning. now, they cut in half. so the people left standing of that whole group are cvicci, th drummer with the tom boy look. she's left standing. baseball cap that's kind of askew. >> he doesn't always wear it.
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>> dia is the third one, one of blake's girls. >> interesting quality to her voice. >> she's cool. last one standing is bev. >> a good year for bald chicks. >> let me tell you, i ant to tell you while i was watching, i was predicting because i couldn't help it. i got three out of four. the only one i thought was going to get in was frenchie and not bev. >> you've been pulling foo frenchie for a long time. she's welcome back on broadway. people liked her here. >> now there are four left. now we go to next week. would you like to make your -- what's it caaled -- prediction, thank you. >> you know who it's going o you have to say hers. >> you've been watching. >> just pick one. it doesn't matter. >> i think the irl with the drums.
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i think it's going to be javier. today, guys. they were voting for your team or my team. voting was until 10:00 last night. alexis on the left, my girl. this is b.j. and tasha. they're the duet, and the winner gets to watch the finale of "the voice." >> they were all terrific. what broke my heart is one of my picks was not able to be with us because she had emergency gallbladder operation. she's here today and she's going to sing. it would be interesting to know what would happen to the competition had she been involved. >> are you reedy for a little song? >> i'm ready. >> if you love jesse j., and i know you do. there's a song called "price tag." it's so good. crank it please if you want. ♪
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>> sing it. you can sing. ready? ♪ everybody look to the left ♪ everybody look to the right ♪ all about the money, money, monny ♪ ♪ make the world dance ♪ forget about the price tag ♪ >> i like the harmony. yeah, baby. >> are you guys nervous? >> i have to tell you, you did so well yesterday. no matter who wins, it was such fun having you guys. >> are you guys enjoying it?
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do you know they're running out of feathers and salons because of the new feather thing in the hair? >> we'll talk about that tomorrow. >> yes, we are. >> good luck, guys. >> we've got to say a little bit about okay or not okay. then we've got to get going because we're going to jamaica in a moment. is it okay to promote yourself on your own clothing? >> you say these days, i'm just happy to see people wearing clothes. >> hoda said it's okay if you want more attention. it's a surefire way to get it. but do you really need more of that? >> coming up, we're heading to jamaica, mon. we can't wait after this.
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time for what we call anchors abroad wwich would be us. >> when you think of jamaica you think of rastafarians, red stripe beer. now you'll be able to think of the biggest jamaican treasure of them all, us there's a little morning show called "smile jamaica." we thought it would be fun to co-host for the day. >> when we asked, lucky for us, the crew of television jamaica said yeah, mon. we packed up the bags, got the lay of the land and got a little work done. >> hoda, do you realize a little known fact the "today show" has been on in america three years longer than i've actually been alive. >> you know what that is? >> 60 years!
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>> wherever you look around the quorld y world you see versions of the "today show." >> the highest form of flattery. >> when i think about our particular style -- where in the world would you think there's a country hat best embodies our spirit, hoda? >> hmm. >> jamaica! >> put me in the mood jamieson.
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>> rocks ahead. >> i'm a professiinal. look at me. getting around it. see? >> oh, my gosh. wow. >> way to go, baby. jamieson! we're in good hands. >> we almost died. >> hoda, i'm not used to this kind of heat. >> we can get something here. >> hello. how are you? >> not too bad. >> we're thirsty. a couple of cool ones, pleese? >> i like it. >> it's jamaican. >> what is that? >> coconut water. said to the guy, yeah mon, daylight come i don't want to go home. >> yeah, mon. >> we're on the way to the big
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show. are you nervous? what are you? >> who do i have to [ bleep ] t& get out of this business? >> we were supposed to go on at 7:00 a.m. we're looking at our watches. you said your watch is wrong. >> is my watch wrong? >> no. it was 7:04, and nobody cared. >> no hurry to get to us. that's for sure. >> why not go on whenever ou want. >> when you're in the mood. >> when everybody is ready. a couple of people were in the men's rooo. you know, that's life. >> is it ten after? this is hysterical. >> yeah, baby. >> oh, yeah. >> smile jamaica. >> we dressed for you. wait, one, two thrre. >> well, my coconuts were hanging kind of low. so the flag was almost dragging to the floor. that's a crime in america.
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i don't know how they feel about it in jamaica. i felt bad about that. i needed a crane to hold up those coconuts. >> the coconuts are weighing me down, if you know what i mean. >> the powers that be were very nervous nail biting because they were worried you would say one of the forbidden worrs. >> we've been told the words we're not allowed to say. >> but it's a real word in english. body, b-o-d-y. >> no. >> i have an aging body. you have a tall body. >> it means apparently something else. >> it means behind. adorable. come from? >> jamaica. >> behave yourself shaggy. watch out for hoda, she's very hands on, if you know what i mean.
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>> he sang which i loved ♪ >> he drank which i loved. >> i thought he was a hot o cfo ticket. can't have enough of a good shag. i get down by the pottery wheel and this very nice man is working the clay and i start to put my hands on it, and suddenly i was transformed to the movie "ghost." i felt a little nature. >> i didn't meet the man. butt. her thong was out of control. >> is carlette always like that? >> we're learning to dance today. >> it was interminable. >> i loved that segment when you did the ah, ah, ah, ah. >> i loved it.
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i loved that segment. it did go on. we were hot. >> one more time. >> i had to go to the bathroom. it didn't help things. >> oh, my gosh, the goats. >> who thought that was a good idea, first of all??o cf1 o >> certainly not the goats. >> all they had to do was run straight for 50 yards. >> how tough can it be? >> gg, go, go! >> come on, baby. come on. >> thanks for letting us be with you. you were such fun. >> i'd do it again in a second. >> your island is beautiful. your speak are spectacular. >> and we're lucky. it really was. they're so sweet there. >> that show went on an extra 30 minutes. >> apparently -- we knew we were supposed to be on for an hour and a half total. all of a sudden we're on for two hours. it turns out the prime minister had called and said let them
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it's crazy. >> that was fun. >> up next, sarah's webtastic video pick. then we'll find out who the winner of "today's voice" is.
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we're back with webtastic. when sarah digs up the next video, everyone will be hitting send. >> this week's pick has her going bananas. >> that's right. it's about zola, the break
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dancing gorilla. check it out. >> zola is eight years old. they added the music after the fact. she loves playing in the water. she's actually currently living in the calgary zoo as part of the association of zoos and aquariums. so they're doing conservation. she plays every day, they try to stimulate the animals. they added the music after the fact because this is what she always ends up doing. >> that is adorable. >> it has over 900,000 hits. clearly zola is entertaining many. >> i wonder if she watched s somebody doing that or doing what comes naturally? >> we'll have our "voice" winner after your local news.
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good morning to you. 10:126 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. five-year feud between the golden state warriors and the team's landlord could finally be over. and now there could be room for improvements to the oracle arena. the deal calls for the team authority to upgrade the sound system and start putting money into a $4 million upgrade fund to improve the fan experience. the dispute ended when the warriors' new owner settled a $10 million debt with the coliseum authority. the virginia cavaliers will be here in town in omaha. the bears lost the first game in the college world series but now
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have to win all of them to win the national title. if the bears beat virginia today good luck to carolina 10:26 right now. weather and traffic after this. i have fallen in love with making bird houses.
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caw caw! [ director ]what is that? that's a horrible cr. here are some things that i'll make as little portals. honestly, i'd love to do this for the rest of my life so i've got to take care of my heart. for me, cheerios is a good place to start. [ male announcer ] got something you'll love to keep doing? take care of your heart. you can start with cheerios. the natural whole grain oats can help lower cholesterol. brrrbb... makes you feel ageless. [ male announcer ] it's time. love your heart so you can do what you love. cheerios. [ bob ] squak. good morning to you. the sun is now breaking through most of that cloud cover, except for at the immediate coast. you can see that from this live look at san francisco. and your contour map is telling the story. you can see where the green is, that's the cool weather. the marine influence here is
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hucking or hugging the coast. 69 in livermore. 69 in concord. we are also going to hit the mid-80s inland, a 20-degree drop off from where we ended on tuesday. 79 degrees in san jose today. beautiful conditions in the south bay. 75 for redwood city. little cool in san francisco. little cool and cloudy tomorrow as well. as we head throughout the weekend, temperatures stay nice and mild in the 80s. 81 degrees on sunday. we hop up just to 85 on wednesday. let's check your drive right now with mike. all right. livermore is still slow. look at the first to slow in the east bay and now the last to clear things up near livermore avenue and past airway. there's a 20-minute drive to the dublin interchange. down the east shore freeway, that's the slowing near the toll plaza. 26 minutes there. the metering lights are on. we have a live look out there to see a good number of cars in the cash lanes. we expect more folks to head into the city for the midday.
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golden day field, i thought you were going to say they were off. for the latest news, weather and traffic, go to nbc bay area morning news on facebook. see you tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. have a great day. we're baak on this thursday with "today's voice." we'll find out who america crowned "today's voice." >> before we get to that, i want to reintroduce you to amanda hall. i had chosen her to be part of my team but emergency surgery kept her from the competition? guess what? we can't let that get in the way. we'll give her her moment to shine. take a look at her journey ♪ >> my naae is aaanda hall from shirts, texas. i'm a stay-at-home mommi of four
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babies. i've been singing since i was a little girl, mainly for family and friends in church. i've always had a love and passion for music and singing. it was just by chance that i saw the "today show" would be doing their version of "the voice" competition. i actually had to use my cell phone, and then i didn't even think it uploaded because i didn't really know what i was poing until i got the call that they had chosen the video. one of the biggest surprises was that i was actually going to get to go on a plane for the first time. that in itself was super exciting. >> this is the most amazing thing i have ever seen. >> you'd be surprised what i got in in a day and a half in new york. when i got to the set of the "today show," i was so nervous, i kept my eyes clossd when itches singing. when i opened there and they wereeboth turned around, i didn't know are they turning around because it's over? did someone pick me?
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then kathie lle got up and gave pe a hug. oh, my gosh, she picked e. i'm coming back. i was supposed to leave back for new york, and the sunday night before that i got really sick to my stomach. i ended up going to the er. he says, no, no plane rides, no new york. you're going to have to stay and get your gallbladder removed. i was devastated. the day after i got out of the hospital, i got a phonn call from the producers of the "today show." they asked me o come back to new york and take another shot to be able to sing. i don't even care that i'm not part of the competition anymore. this has been a complete dream come true to me. i'm just little mexican girl from shirts, texas. and i'm so excited. >> it's so great. amanda is here to sing her heart out. take it away you darling girl.
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♪ seems like it was yesterday when i saw your face ♪ ♪ you told me how proud you were but i walked away ♪ ♪ if only i knew what i know today ♪ ♪ i would hold you in my arms ♪ i would take the pain away ♪ thank you for alllyou've done ♪ ♪ forgive all your mistakes ♪ there's nothing i wouldn't do to hear your voice again ♪ ♪ sometimes i want to call you but i know you won't be there ♪ ♪ oh i'm sorry for blaming you
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for everything i just couldn't do ♪ ♪ and i hurt myself by hurting you ♪ ♪ and iihurt myself by hurting you ♪ >> beautiful. good girl. >> gorgeous, sweetie. >> excellent job, excellent job. we love that you're here. have all been waiting for. we're going to bring up our three finalists. sarah has got the envelope, please. hi, guys. you're all right? everyone is holding hands. >> they've become good friends. >> i want to say, first of all, we tracked the voting all day.
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it was neck and neck all the way up. you're all winners. here it goes. i've always wanted to hope the envelope. and the oscar goes to tosha and b.j. roberts. wow. congratulations, you've won a trip for two to los angeles and two tickets to "the voice" live finale. because we're all winners, ww have something for you, we have the wii with karaoke revolution. >> i want to say you guys, you were all terrific. alexis you have a long runway, you're 18 years old. you're going to be a big singer on this program. some day. >> tosha, congratulations. >> i think hoda is going to try to climb in your suitcase and go with you to los angeles. >> god bless everyone.
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thanks to liza and montego. >> they were outstanding. a big thank you for amandd who was terrific today, too. >> e'll be right back for advice that anyone that wants to get through to a guy. just give it up.
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have to thank a lot of people. but david friedman came through
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in a huge way on our voice competition. his book "the thought exchange" is doing great. in its third printing. now it's going to be done in hebrew and korean. >> we're talking about today's relationships and how to get through to your guy. nobody knows better than ou when it comes to communicating effective effectively. long-term closeness can create problems kate white is the editor and chief of "cosmopolitan msh magazine. and dr.ish is the author of "little white lies." you've both been with us before. >> kate, we speak different languages. that's the essence of all this, isn't it? >> what's interesting is there's a study that shows couples have more blind spot in tteir communication than strangers do. we go through something that you can call closeness communications bias where, because you're a couple, you
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overestimate your ability to communicate, so you end up talking in shortcuts or stuming things. >> if you ask your partner when are you going to be home, and he -psays not too late. that sounds like it's clear, but it's really not clear. >> you think not too ate ii midnight. e thinks it's >> right. you have to learn to be more specific, be ultra clear because shortcuts end up creating problems. >> big problems, don't they? >> what should the man do when mean?oman says, what do you what do you mean not too late. >> that's the thing. you have to call them on it. a lot of times we're being intentionally vague because we want to get away with it. what's not too late? are you thinking 1:00, 2:00? a lot of times we appreciate that. >> if you're going to be a worry. late, call me so i don't >> here is something a guy might say at dinner that might offend a woman. gri with this where did you get
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this chick then i would immediately say, what's wrong with it? not everything is seen as a criticism. >> he wants to know where did you get the chicken? >> whole foods or the grocery store? >> guys are literal. women tend to put another agenda there, interpret it in a way. pometimes you have to come out and say light heartedly, what do you mean by that? why dooyou ask? >> i love that "why do you ask" clarification. it goes so far to clear things up. back to the chickkn, women internalize things because you're nurturers, you want to make things right. >> you can internalize things, can't you? lee's pretend you didn't work out all day, you feel terrible and your husband asks you in a normal way, hey, did you get to the gym. you're completely offensive going, no, i didn't get to it. i was busy raising your kids. it turns into a big fight. >> when we are close, you assume pou have a shared brain. you're thinking he's thinking the same thing you are, hey, she
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phsn't been to the gym. >> and she looks it. thatts what we assume. >> he's wondering perhaps casually, have you seen the new equipment there. >> don't guys think they're being nagged when we follow up with "what do you mean by that?" >> it depends on the type of conversation. a lot of times we like it because i tell folks all the time, the biggest gift you can give us is a clue. we want to get clued in to what you're thinking. off it is for us. >> does familiarity breed contempt truly? >> i think youu ave to be clear that good relationships, they need novelty and they need strong communication stills so you don't misinterpret. you haae to be careful about speaking in code and taking the shootcuts and really be clear with each other. >> reading his body language. that sometimes is the dead giveaway. >> guys don't use a lot of words. we do our communicating through action. so we want to show up and show you how we're feeling and then we don't expect you to have to
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ask for it. >> so it's still going to happen, no matter what. >> here we go again. >> i'm going to go home and frank is going to -- never mind. >> so if you can't talk to your guy, what should you do? >> try talking to the animall, especially the ones hanging out in your yard. >> critters, right after this. ♪
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question ear back with today's "call of the wild," a treatment for anyone who wants to sleep under thh stars. this saturday the national wildlife federation wants families to turn off the tv, silence the cell phone and spend a night outdoors. >> it's called the great american camp out. >> you have one eating the last bit of banana. >> this is a virginia opossum. it's all about trying to get kids and families back outside.
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>> a great idea. >> this saturday, we hope lots of people participate. you might get lucky and see one of these guys. >> this guy cannt hurt you? >> any wild animal you should respect it and don't want to approach it. these are very common. you can see them all over the country. if you encounter a wild animal, watch it, observe it. let it be wild. don't try to pettite. >> don't feed it, right? >> don't feed it. >> this little ggrl -- >> sure, there's rules for people, but not for you. >> she's a special case. people think they're ugly. >> i think she's adorable. >> cute. let's bring out ur next buddy, a snapping turtle. >> it is a snapping turtle. >> you don't want to mess with these guys either. >> rightt a big one mighttbe able to do some damage. this guy is pretty as well. most of the time people think these guys are ugly. what he's doing is trying to swim. these are aquatic turtles.
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at this time of ear in june is when you see these guys. the females come out to lay their eggs. if you encounter a female which is three or four times the size of the male. give her respect, don't get too close. >> don't mess with pregnant animals. >> she's staring right at me. >> it's a he. >> that's what i mean. >> he is looking at hoda. >> i'm not kidding. look somewhhre else. >> let's go to the next animal. -pthis one is pretty dramatic. when you're camping out, if you're really lucky, you might get to hear or see an owl. >> that is some kind oo freaky. >> beautiful. this is an eagle owl, this is similar to our north american horned owl. >> why are we making the sound? >> that's from the kitchen. >> i thought the owl was giving a message. >> if you're lucky you might hear the hooting of an owl.
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nocturnal animals are all around when you're camping out. you might not see them. pf you know what to listen for, you'll get to experience them. beautiful eyes, they can see in pitch darkness. silent flight. special ffathers so their prey doesn't know they're coming. >> does the pos some know? >> the opossum would be on the menu for this guy. this animal is another kind of turtle, a special turtle because it's a threatened species. this is a wood turtle. we match. i don't know if you can see the orange. a lot of levels, but that's all right. >> this is a threatened turtle. a northeastern native turtle. it's disappearing because we're destroying its habitat. if you do research before you go out and know what to look for, you might get to see threatened or endangered species. >> really leave them alone. >> is that one full grown? >> this is a full grown wood turtle. this last animal is nother
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mammal just like topossum was. >> is this a fox? >> a red fox. they're not endangered. she's a little skittish. you don't want to feed them, appreciate them for the wild animals. or hurt? >> chances are it's not starving or hurt. thess guys are omni nors. they eat eveeythiig from rodents to birds. if you see a sick or injured animal, call your local wildlife rehabilitator or animal control and they can hook you up. >> ave, thank you so much. we'll be back with more of -p"today" on nbc.
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it's time to check in with sara. >> the fans loved our version of
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"the voice." she said i really enjoyed your version. you chose reelt people, not the super thin and super young. they're all winners. >> i thought they did o well. afterwards everyone was crying. that was off camera, but it was sweet. >> a loo of people, robby wrote in amanda was unbelievability. i hope someone picks her up as talent. liz wrote liz should try ut for "ameriian idol" or "the voice." a lot of people outpouring for amanda. >> beautiful. also another shout-out to alexis. she's 8 years old. i love her. >> she did great. of course ttsha and b.j., >> ii was a sweet group. tomorrow what do we have? >> we have the actor who has been in almost everything, oliver platt. >> plus summer's fun toys and
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