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good morning. let the countdown begin as britain prepares for the big day, prince william and kate middleton speak out about their engagement. was she surprised? how did they keep it a secret and why did prince william decide to give kate princess diana's ring. in custody, a former producer of survivor accused of
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killing his wife during a mexican vacation, is due in court today. his lawyer says he's inept, but court documents seem to tell a different story. and where does most of your seafood actually come from and how healthy is it in a new investigation could have you ordering steak today, wednesday, investigation could have you ordering steak today, wednesday, november 17, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. >> matt's been giggling nonstop since the announcement of the engagement. >> i can barely contain myself. this is going to be the biggest event in britain in 30 years.
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how do william and kate feel about sharing their news with the world. we're going to hear from him straight ahead. >> of course everyone is talking about that ring, an 18 caret sapphire surrounded by diamonds and it was princess dianas. we're going to talk to one of kate's friends who knew about the engagement long before the rest of the world. "today" national correspondent natalee morales as made her way there overnight. >> reporter: could the headlines be any bigger or bolder here? you see the daily telegraph, kate's very special, the daily mail, "with this ring, i thee wed" they have been waiting for a long time for this announcement. of course as you mentioned, the
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spotlight shining brighter than ever and the couple did not disappoint as they shared their first interview as royals now newly engaged. the royal couple who may one day be king and queen yesterday talked about their engagement. how did william pop the question? >> we had a room for holiday in africa. and it was very romantic. >> did he get down on one knee? >> prince william, why did it take you so long to propose? >> i didn't realize that i would -- the timing is right now. we're very, very happy and i'm very glad that i have done it. >> reporter: in her first interview before the world, a
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rather nervous kate talked about becoming part of the royal family? >> i'm taking it in my stride and william is a great teacher so he'll be there to help me along the way. >> reporter: and the sapphire and diamond ring, it was william's mother princess diana's. >> i heard the news, it was absolute absolutely wonderful. >> i'm just so happy for both of them. >> a cheeky reference to the abili eight years the couple have been dating, william and kate talked to tom bradby about how they're feeling. >> you both look incredibly happy and relaxed. >> we are, we're like ducks,
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calm on the surface, but a pi little peeky under the water. >> were you going to do this the whole time? >> i thought about it for a while. but as every guy knows it takes a bit of motivation to get going and it felt really right in africa. >> i didn't know anything at all. i thought he maybe had thought bit. i'm very excited. >> people are bound to ask this question, but children, do you want lots of children? see what comes? what's your -- >> i think we'll take it one step at a time, we'll get over the marriage and then look at the kids, but obviously we want a family. so we'll have to start thinking about that. >> reporter: now of course the royal wedding planning is already well underway, no date set just yet, but of course as you have heard, there's talk there could be a spring or
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summer 2011 wedding. prince william is also said to be favoring westminster abbey where his mother was married and where the funeral of his mother was held. many here are already talking about this wedding as being the wedding of the century. more than a billion worldwide are expected to tune in to this one. >> natalee morales, thank you very much. pierce morgan is the editor of the daily mirror. tom bradley is itv's royal correspondent who scored the int interview with william and kate. >> you're the first journalist in the world to sit down with the couple. he described themselves as two ducks in the water, on the
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surface, very calm, but underneath both feet are going like crazy. >> we had a half an hour before hand where things were pretty relaxed. in all our minds, when his parents got married, there was this toe curling awful interview where prince charles said whatever love is. it was played and played over the years. so we were all there before hand, kind of conscious that we didn't want to do that. it's a normal day, it's not a rottwyler interview, people are curious about you, they want to know about you, i've just got to lead you through it. >> do you think that they were coached at all, particularly kate, or katharine, we should call her right now. >> they definitely weren't coached. william is quite the polished media performer these days.
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if you think about it, the queen's never done an interview. prince charles never does an interview. william does live interviews, he's actually very, very polished so he doesn't need any media training. kate didn't have any and she was nervous, i mean this is a first-ever interview on tv and it's something that you not only you know hundreds of millions of people, but it will be played back for years and years to come. there's hardly a more intimidating interview. i thought she did actually well actually. >> you have covered the royals extensively over the years, you spent some time with princess diana and william when he was 12 years old. and william talked specifically about humor and kate. do you see any similarities with the relationship on any level? >> i had lunch with william and
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diana when he was about 13 and a half, i was struck by the relationship. but there's this crazy royal humor they have, because they live such ridiculous lives in this mad gold initiate bowl. you can see william saying i'm a wonderful co and being apparently quite boastful, but obviously he's not like that. william is a very independent minded guy. i think that interview, first of all, congratulations the credit interview scoop. it would have been better if i had done it. but it wasn't bad. but actually to be serious, it's great for britain and for the world that we're in this terrible recession, people are losing their jobbings and stuff. along comes a good old-fashioned british royal wedding. this is going to be the wedding of the millennium.
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>> this is our royal family. tom during the interview, prince william said that they're going to forge their own way, nobody should expect kate to be like his mom. so what should we expect from kate going forward? >> one of the reasons i think it's taken them so long to get here is that they have put a lot of thought into this and, you know, the charles and diana years were very crazy and william had a better view of that than anybody else. he doesn't want to repeat that. but famous last words. i would eat my hat if they ever got divorced. i hope they'll be happy, i'm sure they will. but he wants to be like his grandparents to be there through thick and thin, they know that divorce is not an option.
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they've been careful about this, they have been thoughtful about this. they'll do all that, but they'll retreat very gratefully as soon as they can into private. both of them, particularly william, a very, very quiet recently focused on wanting to lead the life that he wants to lead that they want to lead. >> what is really significant, i think is that there was apathy growing about the royal family, young people really weren't that engaged with them. what is great about this announcement is that everyone is now engaged with the royal family, the monarchy. and it's great for the royal family, americans love a good old-fashioned wedding and what is better than this young prince, i think everybody's going to be very proud about this. i was very proud yesterday, and having known diana quite well,
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she would be looking down saying what a great match. coming up, we'll have much more on the royal couple and the ring and we'll have an interview live with one of kate's friends who was in on the news. the brutal murder of an american tourist at the popular mexican resort. the victim's husband, a reality tv producer has now been arrested and is due in court today. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. last night u.s. marshals took bruce beresford-redman into custody at his home. for the first time, he's now under arrest. the question now, for how long? for months, bruce beresford redman has been flee in this country, spending time los angeles with his children but now he's under arrest for
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murder. his wife's body was found dumped in a hotel sewer in cancun. authorities are now outlining this murder case against him. they say evidence shows he was having an affair. on the night of monica's murder, hotel guests heard her screaming for help from the couple's room. forensics teams later found blood on the bed, pillow and on the balcony. bryce had scratches on both hands, behind his ear, on his left skin and on his right ankle. mexican prosecutors say after monica vanished, he phoned a friend as i was he was reading from a script and was very calm like he had just lost hiss dog. after being a producer on shows like "survivor," bruce beresford
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was the only suspect in the case. th from day one, monica's family has blamed bruce for her murder and went to mexico to try do get him arrested there. >> we love our sister and we want justice. >> monica's family say they're relieved by bruce's arrest, but bruce's lawyer has vowed to fight extradition back to mexico. >> the odds are that he probably is going to be extradited because they're going to have to show that it would be a gross miscarriage of justice for him to be extradited back to mexico. and that's a pretty tough standard. >> reporter: in the meantime, the couple's children remain in the custody of his parents. bruce's father says his major concern is with his grandchildren. >> the children will be protected.
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as long as we live. >> although beresford redman's legal team will fight extradition if that process even happens, it won't come quickly, legal experts say the process could be tied up here in court for weeks if not months. >> it's now 7:14, once again, here's meredith. >> now to washington where it's decision day on capitol hill as democrats and republicans hold leadership elections, and house democrats have avert what could have been a messy power struggle. >> reporter: well, it is another election day rolling around here, house members will pick a handful of leadership positions. nancy pelosi is an expert vote counter. but we do expect a challenge that will end up being just symbolic to her authority. right now we have pelosi and one of her long-time allies, charlie rangel both facing pressure for very different reasons.
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today outgoing speaker nancy pelosi is expected to lock in her spot as the top house democrat. and quiet steady grumbling that democrats would really like to see pell lows si out. pelosi out. south dakota's christy nome and south carolina's tim scott. both tea party favorites. but a very different kind of house vote tuesday. >> we found a violation by clear and convincing evidence. >> reporter: in the twilight of a career, congressman charlie rangel guilty on 11 counts for failing to by income tax, using his office and staff to solicit millions in charitable donations
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for a harlem college bearing his name. >> we have tried to act with fairness, led only by the facts and the law. >> reporter: rangel who was not there for the verdict and did not offer a defense says he's been treated unfairly. >> as it relates to the due process, i am really disappointed. >> reporter: but the strain of this case weighed on both democrats and republicans who found that rangel was a discredit to the house. >> none of the members of this committee are volunteers. >> sitting in judgment of a fellow member, a colleague is very difficult task. >> reporter: and tomorrow the ethics committee will meet again to talk about punishment for rangel. it's expected that it could end up being something like a formal reprimand, a censure. some rumbling about his resigning, but after the
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overwhelming reception, it's not expected. this morning we're learning that air travellers won't be allowed to refuse pat downs or revealing full body scans on religious grounds despite all the outrage over the new airport security measures. even refusing to be searched will not be allowed to fly. a man who's been called the merchant of death landed in new york city this morning after being extradited to thailand. he's accused of selling weapons to terrorists who target americans. the panel of independent experts found that bp continued drilling despite, quote, several indications of potential hazard. the dominican republic has
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now reported it's first cholera outbreak. the death toll now tops 1,000. incumbent republican lisa murkowski has taken a major lead in the fight for the alaska senate seat. she has a 10,000 vote lead over tea party candidate joe miller. police are -- 64-year-old ronny chason was best known for her work in driving miss daysy. and young people in kabul can escape the violence and play. two australian skate borders founded the facility in 2007 and every week hundreds of local boys and girls come in for lessons on how to skate through obstacles on and off the board. it is now 7:19, let's go back to
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matt, meredith and al. >> mr. mr. roker is here with a check of the weather. >> we had some pretty strong storms blow through here earlier today. the wind speeds anywhere from miles an hour in boston. airport delays, cleveland, >> after the big storm, things are pretty quiet right now. the winds will kick up this afternoon, but not because of any thunderstorms. wind gusts may be 40 miles per hour. and that's your latest
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weather. more now on the royal engagement. prince william proposed to kate middleton with his mother's engagement ring. >> reporter: the only thing more dazzling that the bride-to-be's smile was kate middleton's left hand. her engagement ring is blinding, even without the flashbulbs, an 18 caret sapphire blooming out of a garden of diamonds. it is a lot to look after, especially given its former owner. princess diana picked out her own ring. the future princess chose a ring out of a catalog instead of having one custom made, a mere $60,000 it cost. but princess di had an eye for
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style even then and that commoner sapphire has born her name ever since. >> that style of ring is 100% a princess di ring. f >> reporter: for her son, the future king, there's nothing more valuable. >> this is my way of keeping her close to it all. >> reporter: he spent three weeks in africa for three weeks before finally popping the question. the comparisons between kate middleton and princess diana are inevitable, she's already become the most photographed woman in britain. >> she's got to be quite media savvy to be a 21st century princess and she's shown she's able to cope with a lot of problems, paparazzi and things like that. >> reporter: and just like
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another princess, kate is already setting trends. >> after fires are back in. >> reporter: just in time for the holidays, guys, her ring is already -- >> we're learning that ring was actually in prince harry's possession. after diana died, he asked for that ring as a memento. >> and harry decided that the ring should be in the possession or on the finger of the future queen of england. coming up, kate middleton's rise from commoner to princess, we're going to talk about that with one of her friends who knew about the engagement before the rest of us.
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the most common side you will see as the tornadic wins came through the city, uprooted trees. even a trampoline was blown at least 100 feet all the way over into a ditch across the road this is a common sight around here. 5800 power outages in baltimore county. the most affected areas would be in the villa subdivision through the center of parksville. that is one area where strong winds affected us last night. we will have more on the developing story throughout the day. sandra shaw, wbal-tv 11 news. >> obviously, it is going to be a troubled morning commute. >> it is just a mess out there in parkville. debris at perring and oakleigh and mclean. we have a kosher and effect along northern and mclean --
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closure in effect along no. n mcclean. a lot of a cleanup still happening. 23 minutes as the outer loop drive time. euros what is going on with the cameras at old court. harford, very heavy delays. >> after the big storms last night, things are nice and quiet. nothing showing up on hd doppler. we in the 50's. we should make it to the low 60s this afternoon. the biggest story will be the wind. the winds make up close to 40 miles per hour. >> back
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what happened was i thought something would overspill and something would catch on fire and she would be sitting back basically trying to take care of the whole situation. >> 7:30 now on this wednesday morning, november 17, 2010. who knew the prince cooks? that is prince william opening up about the early days of his interview with kate middleton. a so-called commoner, i
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don't why that term doesn't sit well with me. just who she and how will she deal with the pressure? we're going to talk to one of her long time friends. also ahead before you have shrimp for lunch or dinner, do you know what is in it? there's a chance that your seafood could be tapted with dangerous chemicals and drugs. let us gun with the grooming of a princess, natalee morales has more on kate middleton. natalee, good morning again. >> they have been enamored with kate or katharine middleton for a long time as you can imagine. but as much as people have read about her here, they really haven't heard her speak much. she did yesterday for the very first time and now they're getting an idea of who she really is. with william by her side, she's
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stepping into what she called a most daunting role. she's attended her fair share of weddings and now after eight years of waiting, kate middleton is finally looking at walking down the aisle herself with her prince. they were a couple doing couple things. >> we went to university and it would always come with a little bit of angst. >> they even graduated together in 2005. kate's good looks and her love of sports have always chimed with william and made her a popular friend. >> there's no pretentiousness. >> reporter: it may be just those qualities that kept william coming back even after they briefly split up three years ago. >> she's got a very good sense of humor. >> reporter: now the middle
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class girl who comes from a close knit family has to prepare for a future as a full-time princess and that will bring some challenges. >> when you marry prince william, a lot is expected of you, you will be spending the rest of your life in the media spotlight. >> reporter: kate will have to share her life with a protection officer. there will be tiaras to wear, jewels to protect. and she'll have to shake innumerable hands. >> she's been introduced gradually to this and her age and her experience will be a tremendous advantage. but it's certainly going to change her life. >> reporter: those who know her say she's got what it takes to deal with life in a guilded cage. >> i think a princess needs to be able to blend in with every part of society. going into any country.
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if anyone can handle being a princess, then kate will be able to handle it. >> reporter: and while the comparisons with princess diana are of course inevitable, as prince william said, there is no pressure really to fit into his mother's shoes, as he said. but interesting to know and to point out to you, matt, that ring which was dianas was a perfect fit. >> all right, interesting tidbit, natalee. jessica hey is a long-time friend of kate middleton. good morning. jessica, let me start with you, i know you went to school with kate, you have known her since you were 13, you played sports together. how did she break the news of this engagement to you? how did you find out? >> it was by phone, but it was a while ago, quite a while ago, but nothing could be said so i kept my mouth firmly shut.
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>> was it lahard to keep the secret? it was one of the best kept secrets over the last few decades. how hard was it? >> if you know kate, you would be able to keep a secret. she tells me something personal, you're able to keep it. she's such a supportive person, i couldn't wish for a better friend. >> people really want to know what she's going to be like as a princess and perhaps the future queen of england. talk to me a little bit about her qualities, you say she's a supportive person. what else do we need to know about kate that tells us how she's going to do in the role of princess, for example? >> i think what will make her a great princess is she's very grounded and she cares about people. but more often than not, she will do what she wants to do, she's very, very independent, she's very headstrong and i think that will stand her in good steady in the years to come. >> we talk about her as an
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individual, and william as an individual, you're one of the few people that know about them as a couple. can you describe their dynamic as a couple both in front of the camera and away from the camera. >> they're a very, very normal couple. they're the kind of couple you would see at a restaurant. they're a very down to earth couple, they absolutely adore each other. i can't even say how much they feed each other. they both just mesh well together. >> ken, let me turn to you and it's almost unimaginable what she is now going to face in terms of public scrutiny, you've been there, you've seen it, tell me a little bit of what's in store for kate middleton. >> i think just despite all that's been said about kate,the perfect woman for william. undoubtedly what's happening now is the beginning of a huge change in her life. simply because of the huge media
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attention we saw yesterday. and this will be ongoing in the months ahead to the date of the wedding et cetera. and with that comes a security package. sadly in the world that we now live in, that's exactly what's going to have to happen, so it will, despite all that's being said, her life will change dramatically. >> then there's this idea of the media and the paparazzi, we saw what happened with princess diana, do you think the rules of engagement have been changed at all? have lessons been learned after the death of princess diana? >> i don't think the rules of engagement have changed. in the last ten years, media interest in the british world family has waned dramatically, particularly after the death of diana. this is sort of a rebirth of that. one thing is for certain william aged 28 and kate the same sort of age begins a new future for
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the royal family and they will generate an appeal to that generation that will take them into the 21st century. in the last ten years, the whole world has changed dramatically, so it brings security even greater and nearer to focus upon. >> jessica, you say you knew about the engagement before any of us did, so do you also know the wedding date? >> i could not give that kind of information out. but it will be sometime next year, that's what all i'm going to say. >> not even for me, jessica? >> don't try and charm me now. it will be definitely sometime next year. >> jessica and ken, thank you both very much. i appreciate your time. >> and you can see more about the royal couple on a special "dateline" william and kate.
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and on friday night, brian williams has an exclusive interview with prince charles, that is the man who will be king. let's get a check of the weather now from al. "today's" weather is brought to you by daisy brand sour cream. >> and good morning, we have got a couple of huge -- what is your name? >> grace. >> what is your name, buddy? >> griffin. >> where are you guys from? >> portland, oregon. you've got your umbrella just to be on the safe side. it's going to be windy here in the northeast, but as we take a look out west, where our friends just came from, we got a storm moving out here. rainfall amounts going to top out in some areas, one to three inches from eugene all the way up to seattle, back up to spokane, we're talking about a lot of rain, a lot of wind. airport delays from cleveland down to philly and washington,
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seafood in vietnam. the fish pumped with toxic antibiotics and drugs just to keep them alive, boosting production and driving down costs. >> would you consider this a public health threat? >> absolutely. >> reporter: ron smith is with the department of -- there's several chemicals that are added to seafood. chemicals so toxic to humans, they're banned in all foods. >> in some cases, 40% to 50% of our tests will come out positive. >> that's a disturbing number. >> it is to me that's high we continue to test. >> reporter: similar results all targeting seafood with the worst record of contamination, shrimp, catfish, crab meat.
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in many cases officials say ending up in our country's restaurants and grocery stores. >> unfortunately, consumers can't tell if any of these compounds are in their seafood. you can't smell it, you can't taste it, you can't cook it out. >> reporter: so how dangerous are these chemicals? scientists say overtime eating this tainted seafood could cause cancer, even birth defects. the risks are long-term and not fully understood. while the fda is responsible for keeping the nation's food supply safe, our "today" investigation found it tests less than 2% of imported seafood. >> they're not going to get caught. i mean they're sending tons of seafood to this country and if you only catch a small percentage of it, why would they stop? >> reporter: does the fda need to do more? >> i would certainly suggest that the fda do more. >> reporter: while government tests show u.s. seafood is three of these contaminants, even back
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in 2007, this congressional seafood report said that seafood imports remain problematic. the fda declined to speak with us on camera but says it's doing the best it can targeting countries that are repeat offenders and rejecting their products until they're proven safe. yet it keeps happening. according to fda test results, this year alone, 8% of seafood tested from china was tainted and from taiwan, 16% of seafood tested was tainted as well. is that acceptable to you? >> any use of antibiotics is unacceptable. it's been a problem for years and it's not stopping. so what are the importers doing to stop it, to say any
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unauthorized use of antibiotics is inappropriate. >> the vast majority of seafood coming in does not exhibit any kind of problems. >> reporter: you're claiming no kind of seafood is making it from overseas on to our dinner table. >> any use of unauthorized antibiotics is appropriate. >> reporter: he says most follow the rules and the problem is being overblown as a trade issue. he says this video of polluted fish ponds and rotting sewage is misleading. it keeps happening year after year after year. while federal law requires grocery stores to publish its country of origin. in restaurants where most of us eat our seafood, it's a different story, most states don't require you to tell you where it's from at all.
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>> that's awful, i'm totally in shock. >> we label everything, why wouldn't we label or fish? >> reporter: would you support legislation where we would know no matter where we go where our seafood is coming from? >> studies do not indicate that americans are deeply interested in the source of their fish or other protein. >> reporter: as a consumer, don't i have a right to know where my seafood is coming from, especially knowing what we know now? >> i think that consumers should feel comfortable that fda does a good job. >> reporter: but until more seafood is tested, consumers are at risk. >> it is a cat and mouse game, they quite honestly don't care about the health of united states citizens. >> reporter: some officials say this just isn't a health issue, americans say they're losing jobs because they can't compete with competitors who are selling their seafood much cheaper in
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>> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> i am jennifer franciotti reporting live in northeast baltimore, where just about every agency you can imagine is investigating whether a possible tornado touched down in this area. we are at the corner of mcclean and fleetwood near the dust village community. it is a townhome property that has been virtually entailed by the debris. virtually every town home has in some way had some damage. we have a helicopter flying over
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the. assessing damage. downed trees and power lines all over this area, affecting some are your major roads like perring parkway and northern parkway. there has been a makeshift shelter set up at the mount pleasant ice rink. we are expecting mayor stephanie rawlings-blake to arrive at his command center to get an update on this situation. there are power outages and some schools are closed because of this. emergency workers are doing what they can to help residents affected. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. let's send a to traffic pulse 11 and sarah caldwell. >> as we saw behind you, northeast baltimore and parksville are the areas that were hit hardest. we still problems along perring parkway in northern and mclean. putty hill, closures in effect. outlier said the downed tree. -- out by year's end a downed tree. delays coming out of the city.
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southbound delays opposite the accident scene. what appalled by charles and bellona. delays all around the area. rowling road and frederick. and the problem at present and an old mountain road. -- route 7 at old mountain road. >> at least the weather is nice and quiet now. the winds are going to keep up this afternoon. it could be gusting up to 40 this afternoon. we will wind up in the low 60s this afternoon. wind gusts between 30 and 40 per hour after lunch time. >> we
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8:00 now on a wednesday morning, it's the 17th day of november, 2010. you know it was nasty overnight here in the northeast. lots of rain, but it has cleared out, a little breeze, and al says the winds are going to pick up considerably a little later in the day. but these nice people in the plaza are in for a beautiful morning. what were you doing? out on the plaza, i'm matt lauer along with meredith viera or
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marcel marcel, we'll talking you. and coming up the inevitable comparisons between kate middleton and princess diana. >> the engagement ring he gave to kate was his mom's. will princess diana's legacy help kate deal with her place in the royal family? . >> who will be crowned "people" magazine's sexiest man alive? lenny. >> i'm there. >> we're going to reveal the person to the world. >> wow. >> in just a little bit. all this week, also we have been going viral, "today" goes viral, we had already done a dynamite acapella, we have been auto tuned by the gregory brothers. and their videos have become so popular, they have become viral video sensations.
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we took that segment, which we love and put it on tomorrow morning. so the gang from okay go with their food from us tomorrow morning here on "today." let's get the top stories. >> in the news, today president obama is trying to salvage one of his key foreign policy victories, a nuclear arms treaty with russia. john kyle moveded to block the ratification vote until next year when democrat also still have a smaller majority. the treaty limits u.s. defense options and is not guaranteed russian compliance. three big banks are reportedly close to a settlement with state regulators over improper foreclosures. under the settlement, bank of america, jpmorganchase will --
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the banks would also agree not to pursue foreclosure against people who are trying to work out mortgage modifications. a court appearance in los angeles for the reality show producer arrested overnight for his wife's murder. bruce beresford redmond was arrested last night. the house ethics committee meets tomorrow to consider a punishment for congressman charlie rangel. on tuesday, the 24-term democrat was found guilty over house financing rules. he could be censured or fined but will not lose his seat. house republicans are vote on whether to keep nancy pelosi as their speaker. and another quantas airline flight was forced to make an unplanned landing last night. quantas said the 747 had to turn back to johannesburg after a
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bird strike shut down on one engine. quantas has suffered a string of mechanical and electrical problems since an engine on one of his a-380 airbus planes fell off more than two weeks a'ing. the first medal of honor awarded to a living recipient since the vietnam war. staff sergeant salvatore giunta was humble about winning the country's highest prize for valor. >> this represents all service members from all branches that have been in afghanistan since 2001, iraq since 2003, who were there yesterday, are there today and will go again tomorrow. i really appreciate them because without their service, i have nothing. >> today staff sergeant giunta will be inducted into the pentagon's hall of heroes. now let's get another check of the weather with al who's outside. >> we have got some friends from
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alaska, we don't get too many alaskans. >> catch-as-catch-can in alaska. >> let's check your weather and see what's going on, myrtle beach, south carolina, sunny, mild and temperatures in the upper 60s tonight. and the jet stream has taken a big dip out here in the east and so that keeps cooler air in, windy conditions, storm tracks across the pacific northwest, but as we head towards friday, we get a little bit of a break as we have gotten a little more zonal, so much of the country will see plenty of sunshine and more mild conditions. >> after the big storms last night, things have to settle down. there could be a couple of sprinkles. it is generally going to be a windy day, with when gusts up to
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footsteps to have to follow in and i think actually kate will do everything she can to be different from diana. >> reporter: william proposed to kate middleton with his mother's engagement ring. she was beaming for the first time since the announcement. >> he's a true romantic. >> the big difference it seems to me that prince charles didn't really know what he was getting into with princess diana, i estimate they were together for like 28 days as a couple before he popped the question. >> and prince william knows exactly what he's getting. >> they have spent a lot of time together. >> reporter: kate has gradually eased into the part with help from the monarchy. >> she has had input from the palace, it's nothing so formal as sit down training, it's advice, it's consultations, it's the videos of diana and how the
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paparazzi dealt with it. >> reporter: like diana, kate will have to define her new role in the royal family. >> i would love to have met her and she's a person and a woman to look up to. >> i'm always trying to fill my mother's shoes and what she did was fantastic. and kate will doing a very god job of that. >> reporter: for "today," kate snow, nbc news, new york. >> martin brashear is with dateline nbc. and an nbc royal watcher. >> as much as been talked about kate, there's been so much discussion about the engagement ring on her finger, that was
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princess diana's ring. do you feel that princess diana is still a strong part of this story. >> when you think about the late princess of wales, people think of her as a fashion icon, she demystified aides, she served the international red cross with regard to things like land mining campaign, but in reality, her primary role was as a mother and that was something she excelled at and the fact that her son has chosen that ring, tells you something about her role as a parent. i think there's no question that the princess of wales' greatest achievement was as a mother. he wants his bride to wear that ring. >> when you interviewed princess diana back in 1995, it was after she separated with prince charles and before the divorce. she said it wasn't the responsibility of marrying into the royal family that was so daunting, this was the media
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attention. won't kate middleton will exposed to a lot more of that than even princess diana was? >> remember these are two very different people. when the prince of wales married princess diana at the time, he was 44, she was 20. she had never had a formal job apart from part-time in a nursery and she was suddenly thrust into the royal family. in addition to that, she had had an adolescence which was very, very challenging. she developed eating disorders. she had been through her parents acrimonious breakup and subsequent divorce and so as a consequence of that, when lady diiana married princess charles, she went into an undermined state. kate has known prince william for 10 years, they both went to
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the same university, they both studied the same academic subject, they have had a commonality of experience so i think that she is much better prepared for the challenges than diana ever had. >> let me bring you into the conversation here, you were at the photo-op yesterday with all the flashing bulbs going on, how do you kate or katharine, how do you think she handled that now, how do you think she handled that media attention? >> i thought she handled it brilliantly, meredith. at the end of the day, we have never heard from kate middleton before yesterday. it was the most extraordinary afternoon of my royal reporting career because they both did a briefing before hand, the context of those conversations i can't actually tell you, but they were all covered in the news around the world. she was there as an equal. it was very interesting, it wasn't a case of william looking at her off afternoon and covers her back, she spoke to the press by herself, he spoke to the
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press by himself, they k5i8 together on that sofa. but what we were presented with was a mature, glamorous classy woman who i thought had star quality oozing from her ever pore. >> but the marriage of princess diana has been -- how does kate emerge from out from underneath that? >> when we saw the interview yesterday, the one point at which she became a little bit uncomfortable was the question about how is she going to fill diana's shoes? how is anyone going fill diana's shoes. william was very protective with her and said that kate's going to make her own path. of course comparisons are going to be made, but as martin pointed out, two women at different stages of their life when they're coming into this royal marriage. kate is her own woman, she's got potential, she's clearly a bright girl, she shares diana's glamour, she's a designer's
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dream. but i think it's important to let kate carve out her own path in this and she's got huge potential to be a star. >> thank you for joining us. >> and you can see more about the royal couple on a special "dateline" william and indicate, a royal love story. and on friday night, brian williams has an exclusive interview with prince charles, that's the man who would be king at 9:00, 8:00 central time right here on nbc. and up next, mark whitman takes the mystery out of an apple turn over. ital one's venture card, we get double miles on every purchase. echo! so we earned a trip to the grand canyon twice as fast. uhoh. we get double miles every time we use our card. i'll take these. no matter what we're buying. plus the damages. and since double miles add up quick, we can bring the whole gang. it's hard to beat double miles. no, we ride them. [ male announcer ] get the venture card from capital one and earn double miles on every purchase, every day.
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turnovers at least making them because they don't want to deal with puff pastry. >> but you can make it with dough that you can buy at any supermarket. >> premade? >> this is out of the package, actually. >> this is whole wheat? >> this is whole wheat, which has understand advantages, but we're going to fold it up. we're going to do a couple of them you and i. they're so delicate, so you just throw them out if you tear i because there's so many in a package. >> you start with that one so we see how it's done by a pro. >> we'll see how it's done by someone who's done it before, at least. you butter it very lightly and you don't need a lot of butter, and we're going to do a couple of layers of filo. and then some apples and cinnamon and sugar. >> you don't have to cook them first, the apples? >> no, you don't have to cook them.
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>> and a layer of nuts in here also. >> what else could you use? what works and what doesn't work? >> apples work beautifully, pears work beautifully. this is also the technique you would use for spinach cheese pie. >> mean did not tear, yours did. >> did you do a second layer yet? >> no. let's say that we did a second layer. how many layers do you need for a good turnover. >> these two are going to turn into four very soon. >> we're going to fold? >> yes, and then the fold is going to get folded four times. a sprinkling of nuts. >> and then, it goes like this. are you with me? >> both sheets. >> both sheets.
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>> live, local, latebreaking. this wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am mindy basara but we of the update of breaking news of a possible tornado touched down overnight. john franciotti is live in baltimore or the mayor is -- jennifer franciotti is live in baltimore were the mayor is about to hold a press conference. >> we are in the northeast part of baltimore city to mcclean and fleetwood. i will step out of the way so that you can see the mayor and other officials. i apologize if you see other stations in our view but we are all together. here is the mayor right now. >> good morning, everybody. it appears we had a tornado touched down in this area. we had extensive damage this morning. we have had no loss of life. tremendous amount of property damage. it looks like residents help each other out here.
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they did an unbelievable job in search and rescue. combined efforts of citizens and the government, it looks like we did well escaping injury. the rest is kind of distorting everything out. we agree to the mayor. and she got here prepare -- briefed the mayor, she got here we kept for up to date through the morning. the weekend for a unifie -- that we gave her a unified command briefing. >> and again, this was a tornado? >> the national weather service has criteria, what is a tornado, what is not a at this point, i don't think it makes a difference. whatever it was, extremely high winds, unbelievable amounts of damage and a quick period of time. >> can you describe what you see in this neighborhood?
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>> icy roads that have been lifted off of buildings and along a block away -- i see groups that lifted off of buildings and blown a block away. it's an absolute miracle that we are not here talking about serious injury and death, based on the passover that i have seen, the damage. an absolute miracle. i am pleased that we're all on board. we of the emergency shelter set up. everyone that needs to be here is yhere to make sure that the residents are taken care of. everything that needs to be done to keep people in the loop on what we're doing minute by minute. >> do you have any idea how many homes up affected, how many people have been moved out? >> we have over 1000 power outages. i don't know, 100 homes? >> we will make an assessment of all the houses and give you
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details on what the damages of how many people are going to be displaced but as soon as we get that, we will let you know. >> we know that a child as a possible broken arm. >> we know that there is one injury of an arm. but again, when you see the pictures, and you will see that there will be many stories of someone being and the next room. there is one person who happen not to be at home that would have been dead because the roof came right into her bedroom on her bed. we will hear a lot of those stories, because this damage was horrific and it could have been a series the deadly. we are very blessed that we're not talking about multiple lives being lost. [unintelligible] we're doing everything. we have forestry moving trees, the private owner for spicewood out clearing debris -- for pinewood out clearing debris
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. we are clearing cars so we can make for the roads are clear. everyone is working together. unfortunately, we have to emergencies, but we do, everyone is doing their part. >> was like for you as you arrive in this neighborhood to see what looks like now? >> no one wants to see this level of damage. again, this is severe property damage. a lot of trees are down. these are people's homes and people's community, and it is going to be devastating and it is going to take a while for us to get people back to normal. many people will not be able to get back to their homes. that is a significant amount of unrest and trauma. i'm grateful for the red cross, and supporting these families
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-- the red cross is coming in and supporting these families. we're coming up on holidays, and these people will not have their homes to have thanksgiving at it while we every bus and if all that we got serious injury -- we are very blessed and grateful that don't have serious injury, people's lives will not be back trouble for some time. >> winds are getting stronger so there is additional safety concern. >> we have all of our inspectors out inspecting these buildings. many of these, because there is seated in the back of the wind's going out, are structurally unsound, we have these factors that are to be out all morning inspecting these properties and market the ones that are on site so that we don't have any further of injury or lives lost because people want to go back in, but if they are unstable, they run stable and we are all aware of that. -- they are unstable and we're all aware of that.
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we're doing everything we can to get the tree is clear and the debris off the road. we have everything that we have at our disposal were taken to protect open. -- everything we have at our disposal to get the votes back open. whole sections of the apartment complex were lifted off and blown a block away. there are two-by-fours that look like spears into the side of buildings. people could get it right there -- could have been right there and seriously injured and killed that is the type of damage i have seen. >> dozens of townhomes -- any plans to make sure those people have a place to stay? >> we have a shelter and now working in concert with the red cross. we will make sure that people have a place to go. they are going to need
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additional support. we're going into the holiday season. think about these families as you are preparing for thanksgiving. these families are going to need help, too. we'll talk about how we can come together and support these families. all right? thanks. >> all right, you just heard from mayor stephanie rawlings- blake talking about the need for everyone to sort of come together as they take a look at how many townhomes were damaged, and shelters are being put in place for residents who have been displaced. she calls it a miracle that we're not talking about death today, that we're talking at interest -- talking about injuries. taking a look at video, it is quite incredible that no one died from the tornado. or possible tornado. let's go over to sarah caldwell, because she has had a busy morning talking about the road closures in the aftermath of this storm. >> what is incredible is that
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the speed they have been able to clear these votes throughout the early morning hours -- these roads throughout the morning hours. we still have no. shut down to northern parkway between hillen and mcclean. those are not the only roads affected this morning, but those are the bigger ones. northbound j.f.x., we had that shut down between northern and coldspring due to an early morning accident. another one of charles and allowed the slot problems of rolling road and frederick road. crude seven an old not to vote, another downed tree -- route 7 and rowling road, another downed tree. 97, accident and the southbound direction at benfield boulevard. >> good morning, everyone did the winds are going to be gusting between 30 and 40 miles per hour, especially later on this afternoon. i now, the cub pitchers are nice and mild. -- right now, the temperatures
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are nice and mild. the cuts will be close to -- thus will be close to 40 -- gusts will be close to 40 miles per hour to cooler over the next couple of days. slight chance for a rain shower on thursday. >> thank you for joining us. we will have a live update at 8:55.
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minelli, how are you? >> good morning, darling, how are you? >> you look fantastic. i know you have had some issues with your knee recently. and you had pneumonia. >> i feel great. when we were talking before, i had a knee replacement. ow. but god forbid, i don't do anything. that's when billy and i recorded this thing. >> in your bedroom? >> in my bedroom. >> no wonder it's probably intimate, obviously. >> it's that great thing that rock brenner said in the notes on the back, do you have that by any chance? >> yeah, i do. >> he put it perfectly. i have known him forever. >> until now only the friends of hers have heard these highly
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classic gems. that really is the genesis of this album. i mean you have these dinner parties and you always end up around the piano, singing these songs. and that was really what gave you the idea to make this album? >> yeah, well there's a difference on stage when you're performing. and there's a difference when you're stand and you're part of the music and you're sharing the song. my godfather is ira gershwin. my god mother is kate thompson. >> your mother is judy garland. and you used to sit under the piano and listen. >> i was very shy and i didn't know how to express myself, but i found that songs said it for me. so i started learning to collect
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songs instead of stamps. this album is all the ones i collected about being in love over my whole life. >> how would you describe your love life? >> listen to the album. interesting. yeah, very interesting. and kind of marvelous too. >> and kind of marvelous too. >> those songs that you picked, some of them are familiar, but some of them are not going to be familiar to the audience. but they're special to you? why did you pick those particular songs? >> because of what they say and the words and how they go with the melody. but the strong from "lady and the tramp". he's a tramp, but i love him. you don't realize it's from a cartoon, "lady at the tramp." >> is there someone you're thinking of? >> oh, sure. >> which one? >> i'm not telling. >> you've been 60 years in the business.
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i can't quite believe that. >> me neither. >> do you have any regrets, anything you would do over? >> oh, sure, but so what? it's done, so that's what you try and do every day is take the best of the day, do what you can with it and do your best. you know, and take care of yourself. that's what i love, hearing other people sing. >> who are the people you admire that you think are stars to be watched? >> i love bouble and i love pink. michael townsend so i was lucky enough to discover is wonderful. >> i want to talk a little bit about turn you are classic movies, you starred with robert
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osborne from turner classic movies and he talked about your parents. is it true you initially wanted to be an ice skater? >> absolutely. i could skate right here. absolutely. >> so what happened to change that? >> i wanted to be on broadway. >> and your parents were necessarily gung ho about your going on broadway were they? >> no. they let me go to new york for a summer, when it was 15 and a half almost 16 to study. and i said i want to get a job. i said can i get a job? and my father said, well, of course. mom said sure, so i got a job. >> you got a job and then another and then another. >> i got a job changing scenery, i got a job making paper roses i was a stage manager, i did all these things to learn about it.
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>> and such good training to where you are now. before i let you go, can you leave us with lyrics from the album, maybe from the title song, "passions"? ♪ i never kissed a man before ♪ now isn't that a shame ♪ i never kissed a man before ♪ before i knew his name ♪ i always had a taste for wine ♪ ♪ now isn't a sin ♪ i always had a taste for wine ♪ ♪ but wine can't compare with begin ♪ ♪ it's nice as nice can be ♪ my faith is at last restored to snow that vice can be it's own reward ♪ ♪ i always go to bed at 10:00. now isn't that a barrel ♪ ♪ i always go to 10:00
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♪ when i go home at 4:00 >> liza minelli, you are the best. congratulations on your new album. back in a moment, this is "today" on nbc.
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ge, imagination at work. this morning on green your routine today, we are lowering your energy bills. in a moment we're going to show you some simple and easy ways to do just that. but first we want to check in with a couple of families we put on an energy diet 12 months ago. last year we challenged two baltimore families, betsy ringal
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and kurt coladner. >> last year when we opened up the energy bills, we got a wakeup call. >> and joan and john goldman to reduce their energy use. >> our summer bills are around $300 and our winter bills are around $600. >> we safed around 10% in that process. >> reporter: and they have embraced changes by compact fluorescent bulbs and air rated shower heads. for the goldmans sealing up leaks helped. >> i definitely noticed that there wasn't the wind blowing downstairs. >> they realized an annual savings of $312. >> we're always very conscious of how we spend energy, but we're even more mindful now. >> lou is our expert on this and
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he's the host of the syndicated show "house smart." got to get rid of the drafts in the windows and the doors. if you do kits like these window films, it's very easy to do. you'll increase the energy efficiency of your drafty window by 70%. >> and it's less than $2 per window? >> you can guy a kit for $9.99 and a set of 15 for $15.99. this is a self stick adhesive that couldn't be any easier to put on. you can see the closed cell, open cell, i don't care cell. >> you should have a house around the door too. >> this is very drafty here. this is problematic. >> change your thermostat? >> 25% of u.s. homes still don't have programmable digital thermostat.
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they react to temperatures by one degree. when it gets to 72, when it gets to 71, it turns on. if you manipulate the temperature during the day when you're not at home, you can save 20% on your bill to heat and cool your home. >> you are a big fan of the new led light bulbs how much do they cost. >> you're talking about a 16 dollar bulb here. it looks really nice, it will last forever, literally 50,000 hours under normal use. >> even though you're spending a lot of money to replace your current light bulbs, this is going the save you a lot of money. >> cfls in ten years will be a dinosaur as well. this is led. >> you did it in two minutes and 15 seconds. when we come back, a concert from keith urban in our studio.
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(sfx: coach's whistle) the car coach. >> in case your car repair shop hasn't noticed - there's been a shift. sfx: shifting. more women than men are making the decision as to where to get the car fixed. sfx: shifting what's the percentage? the answer in a moment. it tastes just like my mom's sausage and pancakes. when i was a youngster, i always pleaded with my mother to think out of the box, to consider ways to make the sausage and pancake more portable. ha ha ha! alas, innovation was not mother's strong suit.
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who says he used to run away from any kind of intimacy, so how has fatherhood and marriage changed you? >> it's brought more purpose to anything i do. any dad will tell you when that happens, you don't really get it until you get it. >> you can't prepare for it really? >> it's just a feeling, so between finding nick and now having a child, it's a whole new world. >> in may there was terrible flooding in nashville, and you lost 50 guitars in the process? >> it was awful losing them, but because we were scheduled to make a record starting that weekend, and all the things i'm so used to reaching for and playing music with were gone and so i just embraced it. i borrowed a guitar from the studio. i got on ebay and found some more guitars and we went to work
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making a record. >> so you weren't as interested in your old equipment as you were in making good music? >> an album is supposed to be about great songs. >> when are you going back on tour? >> middle of next year. it's not confirmed yet, we're working on it, but it will be middle of next year we're going to start. >> what are you going to do? >> i'm going to "put you in a song." >> i would love it. don't forget you said that. ♪ well here you come again and you're looking so fine ♪ ♪ you don't notice me but it's all right. ♪ ♪ i'm just a guy who wishes that i could be your man someday ♪
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♪ yeah a picture paints a thousand words its true ♪ ♪ but it's still not enough for how i feel about you ♪ ♪ i wan to put you in a melody ♪ i got to tell you to a groove ♪ ♪ i want to put you in my car and drive ♪ ♪ and turn you up loud ♪ roll down all the windows and shout it out ♪ ♪ i live this girl ♪ if i could press play ♪ repeat how happy i'd be ♪ wherever i go i'd have you there with me ♪ ♪ you'd be right there where you belong ♪ ♪ i wanna put you in a song ♪ well i'd sing about your smile and your pretty blue eyes ♪ ♪ the way your hair shimmers in
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the sunlight ♪ ♪ i would be so easy i would just write it from my heart ♪ ♪ because i gotta tell the world what you mean to me ♪ ♪ wrap up you in a melody so you'll be stuck in my head all day ♪ ♪ because you're already there anyway yes you are ♪ ♪ i wanna put you in my car and drive ♪ ♪ and turn you up loud ♪ roll down all the windows and shout it out ♪ ♪ i love this girl ♪ if i could press play ♪ repeat how happy i would be ♪ wherever i go i would have you there with me ♪ ♪ you would be right where you belong ♪ ♪ i wanna put you in a song ♪ and if i get it right everybody'd be singing along yeah ♪ ♪ and when they see you on the street they'll say ♪ ♪ hey ain't you the girl in that
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song ♪ ♪ i wanna put you in my car and drive ♪ ♪ and turn you up loud ♪ roll down all the windows and shout it out ♪ ♪ i'm in love with this girl ♪ yeah if i could press play rewind a couple million times ♪ ♪ imagine for a moment that you're all mine ♪ ♪ every night i'd drive you home ♪ ♪ if i could put you in a song ♪ let me put you in a song ♪ let me put you in a song ♪ oh, a pretty little song about you baby ♪ ♪
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>> keith urban, thank you. more music in >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. we have another update on the aftermath of the overnight storm in baltimore city and baltimore county. sandra shaw is in parksville. >> damage is less significant 100 homes damaged, four completely devastated. we are at parkville high school, and there is a misunderstanding. they had school schedule as normal because they thought the generators would be enough to overcome the power outage. but all the students got here, the generators broke could be evacuated to the school and dismissed all classes.
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it has been somewhat of a mess with this incident. that is the very latest. we will of the very latest at noon with all the damage aftermath. back to you. >> back in a mi
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>> i am sarah caldwell with a check of your morning commute. clotures remain in effect at a profit fell in northeast baltimore. debris is at the root perring and oakleigh. taylor, watch the power lines down. >> after the big storms last night, it settles down a little bit. we expect winds to gust between 30 and 40 miles per hour, not because of any storms. temperatures will be at the low 60s. fiat, highs only in the upper 40's and low 50s. 40's and low 50s.
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