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good morning tragedy at the ballpark. >> someone just fell over the upper deck. oh, my gosh. a fan plummets to his death at the yankees braves game in atlanta as horrified fans, players, and coaches looked on. the latest in a string of major league accidents in ballparks this year. this morning more on the investigation. a texas man under arrest for charged with the execution style murder of a sheriff deputy who said the spotlight may be to blame. triple crown winner american
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pharoah loses for the first time. and now american pharaoh's owner who said his horse may have run his last race. and definitely going to need a bigger boat. kayakers in southern california getting personal with a curious hammerhead shark. causing beach goers to keep swimmers out of the water "today" sunday, august 30th, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erika hill. >> i'm carson daly. you're in california. you're on a big boat and you see a shark. you're in a kayak or a surf board you're freaking out. >> the hammerhead, if we're going to see a shark --
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>> you feel it is not coming after you. the size of the bite in the surf board. >> they can tell how big the shark was from the bite. they rnl able to do it. it looks like it was a floating grilled cheese sandwich. >> how big was the shark? >> too big to be close. on a more serious note the top story this morning is the baseball fan who fell to his death during a braves game in atlanta last night. it happening as alex rodriguez is coming up to bat. sheinelle is here with more details. >> reporter: good morning. police are investigating how the fan managed to fall. fans who witnessed the event are still reeling. it was a horrifying scene for thousands of fans at atlanta's turner field. even the game's sports caster. >> someone just fell over the upper deck right below us. oh, my gosh. oh, my gosh. and alex rodriguez was coming
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and being introduced. a fan fell from the upper deck. >> witnesses say the man landed head first two sections below. very close to where the families of the players were sitting. >> he came down like a thud on to the concrete steps. >> several people jumped into action including this surgeon sitting nearby. >> we did cpr until the paramedics came and put him in a neck collar on a board and took him away. for about ten minutes or so. it was pretty nerve wracking. people were pretty much in shock. >> cell phone video from another witness shows the victim later being carried out on a stretcher. the man fell to his death in the seventh inning. many people didn't even realize what happened and the game went on. >> i saw the commotion. i thought it was a fight at first. >> major league baseball has been taking closer look at fan safety this season after one woman at boston's fenway park was struck by a broken bat and
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another hit by a foul ball at wrigley field. according to the 60-year-old fan was an atlanta braves season ticketholder who was yelling at alex rodriguez when he lost his balance and went over the railing. this is the third death at turner field since 2008. >> that's tough. >> execution style murder of a sheriff in texas. jacob rascon is in houston for us this morning. jacob, good morning. >> reporter: carson, the community is in mourning and coming together to heal what appears to be an unprovoked killing is reigniting a nationwide debate. >> we pray, our father -- >> reporter: amid the national conversation about questionable police shootings, this seemed disturbingly clear. >> darren would have given that monster the shirt off his back if he asked for it. he didn't have to do what he did. >> reporter: hundreds of people
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gathered to honor deputy darren goforth. many knew him. most did not. >> the callousness of what happened is earth shattering. >> reporter: goforth finished filling up with gas. surveillance cameras picked up what happened. shannon miles shot him in the back and kept shooting. miles faces capital murder charges, he has a criminal record but according to the sheriff didn't know his target. >> why did you feel it was important to show up today? >> because i wanted to demonstrate that all lives matter. >> reporter: the seemingly unprovoked killing brings race into the conversation. >> it doesn't matter about black and white anymore. it's just, you know, a coming together of people that really matters and that's what the focus should be about. >> reporter: goforth is
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remembered as a hero and leaves behind a wife and two children. >> all the language i know is inadequate for what i want to express. my husband was an incredibly loyal. fiercely so. >> reporter: the community planned a walk to honor the deputy from a nearby christian church to the gas station later tonight. as police say they will release more information about the suspect in a possible motive tomorrow. carson? >> jacob rascon on the story for us in houston. thanks. dylan, meantime is following a triple weather threat. deadly high winds in the northwest, and the remains of erika, and the hurricane that threatens hawaii. >> good morning. there's a lot going on. the storm in the pacific northwest is responsible for two deaths. a 36-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on his car and
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a 10-year-old girl was killed at birthday party by a falling tree. winds gusted up to 90 miles per hour. there were a half million people without power yet during the storm. this is the moisture streaming in producing heavy rain. the worst of the winds are over. it's more of a winter time storm system you see when the winds gust that high there are no leaves on the trees. so it was a different situation to get this big of a storm when the leaves are on the tree and it causes a lot of trees to topple. today we should see wind gusts 45 to 55 miles per hour. tropical storm erika is no more. now we have rain. heavy rain moving through miami this morning. we could see as much as three to five inches of rain in florida. we could see some areas of flooding when you get the heavier pockets of rain. that's going to be the concern. we have flood watches in effect. today and tomorrow we could see on the southwest coast of florida three to five inches of rain. i want to point out a category
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four uhurricane i think nice s-. it's not going to get that close kilo and downgrading to a category 1. a new poll out of iowa shows donald trump is still the party's favorite while hillary clinton's position has slipped considerably. chuck todd the moderator from "meet the press." good morning. >> good morning. >> let's talk trump. for months people said it would be near impossible for the presidential candidacy to last this morning, at least as a republican. the new poll comets out likely gop caucus goers in iowa, the numbers are still strong. chuck, it seems to be more than just a summer fling. >> absolutely. they're very strong and actually the most significant number -- it may be ben carson at 18%. what do trump and carson have in common? neither held effective office. the two of them together cobbling together nearly 50% of
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the electorate by themselves in iowa. it shows you that this anti-establishment sentiment in iowa is huge. in fact, i think the most important number in this poll 75% of iowa republicans say they have an unfavorability or unsatisfactory review of republicans in congress. they're mad at their own party. that tells you why, carson, they're attracted to trump and carson. >> for the democrats extracting what we can figure out from the poll you look at hillary clinton not great. looks like she lost nearly a third of her supporters in iowa since may. bernie sanders gained a little bit. only a seven-point deficit there. it was an assertive week last week. she was aggressive to republicans and app gettic over the personal use on the e-mail server thing. can she survive the scandal? >> the good news for her in the poll 61% of iowa democrats said the e-mail controversy was not an issue for them. this isn't an issue among
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democrats. however, you get the sense among democratic elites they're nervous that hillary clinton's numbers look weak in a generally election. that's why the chatter on joe biden isn't going away. i think you can't ignore the bernie sanders number here. this looks very familiar in the pollster herself said it in the iowa poll. it looks very similar to the rise of barack obama eight years ago in iowa. >> chuck todd, thank you so much. we'll be watching this morning when your exclusive guest is governor scott walker. american pharoah's racing career may be owner this morning. the owner of the first triple crown winner in 30 years said his horse may be retired after the shocking defeat at sar toga springs. >> reporter: good morning. it stunned the racing world. american pharoah won eight consecutive races. the most significant racehorse in decades. now his run could be over for good. it was a stunning upset.
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triple crown winner american pharoah was in the lead in the final moments of the travers stakes until rallied from behind and beat the odds to overtake the champion horse. >> american pharoah defeated. >> i see the horse and now he's coming back to me. >> reporter: in june, american pharoah became the first horse in 37 years to sweep the kentucky derby, the preakness, and the belmont stakes. the quest for greatness began last may. then two weeks later was another triumphant finish at the preakness. the winning streak capped off with a triumph at the belmont stakes, the toughest leg of the triple crown. a much longer race than the kentucky derby and the preakness.
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>> american pharoah is finally the one! >> reporter: but alas saratoga remains the reputation of the graveyard of champion. roll away is the only to win the race in 1941 but today no one would argue american pharoah still retains its place as one of the greatest in ration history. >> going into the race there's been some concerns that his travel schedule will take a toll. american pharoah has won more than 18,000 miles during the winning streak. >> he was jet lagged. >> give him some airborne. gabe, thanks. >> let's go to sheinelle. >> the hiker missing for nine days has been found and treated for nonlife threatening injuries this morning. 62-year-old fell and injured herself while hiking that remote
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area of the see sierra nevadas. rescuers found her when she blew the emergency whistle. a surfer is in shock but uninjured after a close call with a shark. 54-year-old eleanor dempsey shows what is left of her surf board after a 7 or 8 foot great white chomped a chunk out of it saturday in central california. area beaches are k3eexpected to remain closed. another close call with a shark in san diego. a startled group of kayakers shot the video saturday of an eight to ten foot shammhammerhe followed them. the death of a ground breaking actor 21-year-old rising star kyle john. a bap tease fell to his death. he made history this summer
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becoming the first black actor to play the lead role in broad yeah yeah les maes mis rabbles. >> a celebrate ed neurologist dd this morning. robin williams played him in the "the awakening." he died of cancer. he was 82. the new york giants lost a preseason football game to the jets last night. the worst fumble wasn't on the field. it was in the broadcast booth. the play called handing of a cake for a birthday. automatic first down! >> oh! >> oh, wow. >> can you do the five second rule and. ti -- pick it up? >> oh. >> you can see -- oh!
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it's still a cake on the table or the ground. still a cake. dylan has a quick look at the rest of the forecast. both corners of the united states will see rain. in the middle it's going to be a hot one. temperatures getting into the 90s and in the northeast the humidity w good morning, i'm brittney shipp. temperatures ranging between 88 and 91. sunny and hot, more humid today than what we saw yesterday. that's just the beginning. look at the seven-day cast. we get even warmer than that heading into next week. up to 93 by tuesday. ing staying in the 90s through friday. temperatures then drop back down to the high 80s. that's your latest forecast. >> thank you, dylan. up next known for her infamous twerking performance. what does miley cyrus have
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an event not likely for your children. tonight mtv's video count down. this year's host milely cyrus is promising one unlike any other. >> in the world of music it doesn't get much more unpredictable. with a half naked twerking wrecking ball of a super star miley cyrus. this is miley's party and she's not looking back. the vma's have always been the wildest awards show on tv. >> this is a show not designed for parents or adults. this is a show designed for teens and youth. >> madonna and brittany's kiss
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and kanye interrupti ining tayl swift's. beyoncè had one of the best videos of all time. >> if taylor swift wanted revenge this could be her year. kanye west is set to receive the mtv vanguard award. >> it would be funny. >> taylor swift's hit "bad blood" is going up against beyoncè's song. other videos in the running kendrick lamar and bruno mars. setting the stage for live performances including justin bieber. all hosted by miley cyrus, the most famous nudist on the planet who last week went on the jimmy kimmel show threw on pasties and had a disguised to find out what people thought of her. tonight she's out to prove she
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doesn't care what anyone thinks as mtv hands her the reigns to the roudyest show on television. gaddy schwartz nbc news los angeles. we're lucky to have our own resident expert. >> i don't know. i don't know any of that. >> how is far different? >> i've been to ten vma. you had the freshman incoming class of n sync, you had u 2 there, eminem, radio city music hall they shut down sixth avenue. he comes down there's a controversial part of the song. he happens to be talking about christina -- he gives me a high five and discussing fred durst. this is the night where kim lost best video to limp biscuit and
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the bass player climbed the set. they had no idea what was going to happen during a live show. >> carson's stories are much cooler. >> they are. >> i've got stories for days. >> i could hear you talk all day. >> it's true. we're going get more stories in the break. >> and this one time in 1999 chris rock was hosting and he was so funny. -- i'm just kidding. >> when we come back the mother and son puppet team on "america's got you total your brand new car. nobody's hurt,but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do, drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels. smart.
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good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's a few minutes before 8:30. shaping up a warm one. let's go to brittney shipp. >> temperatures warming up to the 90s. next week we'll stay in the 90s. we could have a heat wave on our hands a live look out. plenty of sunshine expected for today. a few more clouds mixed in. temperatures 65 in allentown. 73 in philadelphia. 69 in wilmington. 70 in millville. 73 in wildwood. if you plan on heading down the shore, to our delaware beaches, rehoboth beach, 86 and war85 in cape may. now to breaking news out of delaware county. a police officer shot in the line of duty is in stable condition and is expected to recover. ridley park officer mark hanley was responding to a suicide call in norwood around 1:00 this
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morning. he and his partner were talking to a man at a house on mohawk avenue. when they tried to go inside the home, the man shut the door and fired two shots. hanley was hit in his bulletproof vest and leg. officers returned fire and hit the suspect in the elbow. s.w.a.t. teams arrived. after a brief standoff, police arrested the man. he's now being treated at the hospital for a gunshot wound and is facing a potential charge. i'm rosemary connors. we'll be back here in just about 30 minutes. for a full hour and a half of news. have a good one.
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♪ you are so beautiful smelling ♪ ♪ we're back on this sunday, august 30th, 2015 with a hilarious mother son puppet act. you're seeing here to win over judge mel b's heart has captured the heart of america. it's fun to watch. they have made it to the semifinals here in new york city. >> they're here. welcome ira and his mom meiriam >> thank you for having us. mel b. was a little tough on you on the first time. then you came back. how are you feeling about the
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relationship now? >> i feel good. really strong. i think me and mel have a nice one together. >> tell me about the song you're about to sing. we're doing a song we have choicen. it's all about going to get ice cream. >> yes. >> okay. >> ice cream. >> okay. >> okay. cue music, please! ♪ i've been really trying baby trying to hold back this feeling for so long ♪ ♪ and if you feel like i feel baby come on oh come on ♪ ♪ we're all sensitive people with so much to give i love ya ♪ ♪ since we got to be here
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let's live understand me sugar i ain't going to worry i ain't going to push ♪ ♪ i won't push you baby come on come on come on come on darling stop beating around the bush ♪ ♪ let's get it on yeah baby yeah ♪ ♪ >> thank you! ♪ let's get it on >> thank you so much! >> good job, baby. >> i would have had four chairs turned on ""the voice"" for that one. >> impressive and best of luck to you this week. "america's got talent" airs here on nbc tuesdays and wednesday nights at 8:00/7:00 central. >> ira and miriam is a tough act
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to follow but we have a lot to come. a look at the iconic blastic bricks that have brought joy to so many generations. the lego. we'll talk you to lego headquarters in a tiny town in denmark for a private museum open to private employees and occasional guests. also, ahead harry smith is here with forgotten stories of katrina ten years after the hurricane tore so many lives and businesses apart. we begin in london this morning. hundreds of sailors many of them are amateurs are preparing to risk their lives for a 40,000-mile around the world endurance yacht race. kelly cobiella is at the port of london. >> reporter: a little bit loud now because we're hearing the opening ceremony for the massive event. this marina filled with ordinary people about to do something extraordinary.
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when you look at the crews on these boats, 40% of the people on these boats have never even stepped foot on a sailboat before entering the competition. they are way out of their comfort zone. about to race 24 hours a day in extreme weather living on top of each other below deck. race officials call this an endurance test like no other. it's a death-defying race around the world. through brutal weather and treacherous seas. if they live through it, the rest of their lives will never be the same. amazingly, in order to sign up no sailing experience is necessary. in this race, attitude is everything. all walks of life, physical abilities, and ages are welcome. this 68-year-old texan is the oldest woman in the competition. proving that retired doesn't necessarily mean too tired. >> you're never too old to do anything you want. you just have to have the
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spirit. >> she's a dynamite. >> if you can take it you can make it. >> reporter: linda regularly gets hoisted up the mast nearly 100 feet in the air to make crucial repairs to the lines of sail. >> so happy to be up there. >> reporter: little linda is full of surprises. as a fun way to strengthen her core muscles, she recently took up pole dancing. her mostly male crew came along for one last lesson. relishing a few final laughs before facing the seriousness of the high seas. as they prepare to set sail for what may seem like an impossible journey, sailing legend and race founder sir robin johnson thinks american poet shel silverstein said it best.
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>> everything is possible anything can be. i love it. >> reporter: so the final goodbyes are being said right now. the last few teams getting on their boats. in just a few minutes they'll leave the marina and sail under the iconic tower here in london and out into the open water. guys, next stop? brazil. >> wow. they're doing a nice job of talking over the announcers. >> wow. >> kelly, thank you very much. appreciate it. sheinelle is back with another look at the morning headline. we start with a 60-year-old man is dead after falling from the upper deck at the braves yankees game in saturday night. said the victim was a braves fan and was heckling alex rodriguez when he lost his balance and fell over the railing. it's the third death at turner field since 2008. a texas man under arrest and charged with the execution-style
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murder of a sheriff deputy. authorities investigating possible motives. his colleagues are suggesting the national spotlight on police behavior may be to blame. beach goers in california are on alert. kayakers came face to face with an aggressive hammerhead shark on saturday. a surfer narrowly escaped a great white up the coast. >> dylan has a final check of the weather. >> good morning! we are trying to check things off people's bucket list here. and to be seen and get on tv on the "today" show. now it's official! >> yes. i can die happy. >> wow, that's huge! everyone is doing awesome out here. it's a little bit breezy here in new york but it's still very nice. we're looking at the heat to really build. the ridge in the jet stream will start moving in as we go through the next couple of days. look how hot it's going to be.
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in bismarck 98 degrees. low 90s on tuesday. the heat will start to spread to the east. chicago will approach 90 by the time we get to early next week. we're also looking for the heat to build in the northeast with highs in the 90 for several days in washington, d.c. so we will be dealing with another heat wave. heavy rain through florida. showers and thunderstorms 3 to 5 inches of rain. that's all the remnants of erika. we have scattered thunderstorms throughout the middle of the country and more rain good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist britntney shipp. temperatures warming up to the 90s. sunny and hot, more humid today than what we saw yesterday. that's just the beginning. look at your seven-day forecast. we get warmer than that heading into next week. 93 degrees by tuesday. staying in the 90s through friday.
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saturday, temperatures drop back down to the 80s. it took 88 years but you finally made it to the "today" show. and it's your first time in new york. are the buildings taller than nebraska? >> yes. >> don't look up for too long. you get a little dizzy. >> 88 years, very cool. just ahead in the sunday stories. we'll take you to lego's headquarters in denmark. what began as a small toy company is now the number one toy company. more about
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. back on a sunday morning with a silent yet intentional effort by youtube to combat violent messages put out by isis on its platform. >> sheinelle has more. >> it is very clear youtube does not want their platform taken over by extremists. they are encouraging othe ining voices to speak up and create their own content. the host to provide a positive alternative to negative noise. their tactic is slick. their message dangerous. isis is all over the web. >> that's how they spread the message. they send out something like 90,000 tweets. per day. >> google said they have several videos coming out a week on youtube. >> reporter: typically when you talk about a battle ground you
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think drones, troops, and politics. not facebook, twitter, and youtube. it's a war of ideology. a war of propaganda. >> reporter: and huffington post said behind the scenes executives at youtube realize isis was winning that war. what did they do? >> they said we need you. we need you to come to our studio and help us figure out how you and everyone else can battle extremism online. >> reporter: according to him, youtube invited nearly 100 prominent muslims. >> it was cool it was like activists and well known scholars and we're all in one room. >> reporter: ahmad has a popular youtube channel called "home grown homeys" he found success connecting and having conversations with people around the world. >> there's a lot of people who feel like i'm battlinining depression and i live in nebraska. using my platform and my voice i
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can talk about the issues. >> reporter: there are youtube channels like shake s like this talk about reality law to reality tv. this one called "average mohamed" run by a somali gas station owner in minneapolis. >> listen up. >> reporter: each has its own approach. >> i think a lot of perception throughout the world is we are two dimensional characters that pray all day and uptight and get mad about everything. we don't. look at me now. like, this is, like, who we are. >> reporter: he said youtube wants to empower content creators like him to offer an alternative voice. >> reporter: what needs to happen for you to feel like, you know, this is working? or do you feel like it already is? >> i think it already is. people reach out. >> reporter: adding these videos unlike the extremists offer a
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more accurate reflection of what it means to be a muslim. >> i know who i am and i know who our people and my friends are. we're nothing like that. >> peace out. >> reporter: we reached out to youtube and they declined to talk about their battle to drown out extremism. while youtube is supportive and willing to offer technical assistance if they needed. they have taken a backseat allowing them to have creative control. >> fascinating. up next we take you inside the world of lego. we're taking you to the original home of the iconic toy after these messages.
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history. >> lego is here! >> reporter: for more than 50 years the iconic plastic bricks have inspired kids of all ages. all of these are from the '60s and the '70s? >> yeah, they are. >> reporter: nearly every lego set created more than 6200 is shelved in this basement archive for safekeeping. >> we created this archive basically for the designers to come here and get inspired. >> director of the lego idea house home to the archives and upstairs to a private museum. open only to employees and the occasional guest. lego is the combination of the danish words of playing well. lego's carpenter got a lot of success selling wooden toys. but the plastic bricks made him a success.
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>> and he took out the brakes and said okay here i can create this system. >> reporter: it changed the direction of the company. >> it did. >> reporter: 60 years after deciding focus solely on the bricks lego turns out more than 60 billion of them every year. nearly a third are made here at the headquarters in denmark where lego was founded. >> this is running 24 hours a day. 265? >> yes. >> each lego piece more than 2500 shapes, has its own mold, but don't try to get too close to them. >> it's one of our secrets. >> reporter: as a privately held family-owned company lego can keep many things close to the vest. in 2003, sales slumped almost 30% and continue to fall in 2004. critics talked to a brand -- >> we were listening. it might sound like a very simple challenge of going back to focus on this but i have to
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say not necessarily -- >> today lego is the world number one toy company. 2014 sales helped by the lego move were up double digits. lego was named the most recognizable brand. while the success is welcome, it's a reminder of how lego got here that is most important. >> it's all about learning to play. >> an idea that started with the first brick in the '50s. bricks that still fit the mold today. >> i couldn't go without bringing you something back. here is a picture frame for you. >> is that my kids? >> i made it this morning in my office. and your business card holder. >> dylan, here is your own snow mobile. >> i didn't pay attention to your story because i was so
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this morning on sundays harry hurricane katrina ten years later. >> our team spent a lot of time on the ground after the storm. >> good morning. no documentary or book can tell the whole story of katrina. we went back last week to look at a few places we'd be and reconnect with something that has come to mean a great deal to
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us. it wasn't a hurricane but a state of mind. if you were in the storm zone, it was the only thing you thought of for months and years. the storm didn't come and didn't go. it stayed and in many ways, it's still here. ♪ the gulf of mexico roared up out of there. storm surge almost 30 feet. nobody has ever heard of a 30-foot storm surge. and wiped out just house after house after house, and as you can see, it's not exactly like there's a re rush to rebuild here, either. >> when people think of the hurricane they think of new orleans. but mississippi got hammered, too. days after the storm earnest got his restaurant open again. his gum bbo is second to none. >> it was worth it. we got to cooking.
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>> that to me says a lot about us right here, you know. that's what we did. this is the big bridge between the two it was destroyed in katrina as were hundreds of houses and businesses around here. wednesday night early thursday morning you sleep in your car because there was no place to stay. there was independent folk around here. we don't count on the government for much but where is the cavalry? nowhere was the cavalry needed more than in new orleans when the levees failed the city became a cruel example offing .
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nearly every home was flooded. that wasn't the worst of it. >> when the flood from katrina got here to saint bernard parish, look at the tanks here ruptured sending 25,000 barrels into the surrounding community. 25,000 barrels. a year later we stood in a woman's home. she couldn't stop crying because she felt like while her house was inhabitable she was suffocating. >> we saw acts of kindness. remember the trailers that leaked toxic fumes? have mercy. the poor were hit the hardest. new orleans lower ninth ward exemplified that. for years it felt like a neighborhood that was left to die. no more. ♪ tonya harris lives here. a friend told her she can see the change.
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>> she said when i look across the bridge i just cry. it was vast emptiness. she said now when i cross that bridge i don't cry anymore. i don't cry. i can see people, children, dogs, cats, i see traffic. ♪ so many amazing stories from being down there. so much of that time and i'll never forget we were in gulf port and there's an organization called north carolina baptist working on the houses and we said do you need any help? two things you don't have to be baptist and you don't have to be a man. >> thank you very much for that, harry. quick reminder to tune into "meet the press." the exclusive interview with scott walker. >> that will do it for us on a sunday morning. thank you for starting your day with us. i'll see you back here for
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"today" tomorrow morning. have a great day everyone. a
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overnight in the line of duty in delaware county is recovering at the hospital. in a live report, the one thing that police say saved his life. plus in the past hour we've learned we've interviewed this officer before. get ready for another hot one. here's a live look at boathouse row. where it will feel stickier than yesterday. the humidity is back and here to stay. let's get to our breaking news, a police officer shot while on the job. shooting happened around 1:00 this morning in norwood, delaware county. the officer and his partner were responding to a suicide call at a home on mohawk avenue. when they tried to go inside the apartment to help the man in trouble, police say he


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