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good morning. on the attack. the war of words with hillary clinton and donald trump ramping up with some of the nasty jabs yet. >> she could walk into the arena right now and shoot somebody right in the middle of the heart and she would not be prosecuted. >> you could put them in the basket of deplorable. islamaphobic and xenophobic. you name it. >> and barbara streisand puts a spin on it.
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♪ just who is this clown >> and katie couric sits down with joe biden and asking about the state of the race. >> surely there have been moments in recent weeks, months, even, where you thought, hmmm, maybe -- maybe. >> controversial release. the man who tried to assassinate ronald reagan becoming a free man today. should john hinckley jr really be set free? put down your phone. the feds urging people who have the galaxy note 7 to put down your phone. and on the edge. a heart stopping moment in austin, texas when the driver of this car drives off the edge of the parking garage. the miracle survival story today. saturday, september 10th, 2016.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" live from rockefeller center. >> good morning. welcome to "today." i'm sheinelle jones alongside craig melvin and stephanie ruhle and dylan dreyer. >> that video is extraordinary. >> i wasn't sure it was a movie or real life. >> we will have more on that story coming up. also, we are following breaking news overseas to what many are hoping is the turning point in syria. news overnight that u.s. and russia reached agreement for cease-fire. we have our chief correspondent richard engel with the latest on syr syria. >> reporter: good morning, secretary kerry and russian counterpart sergei lavrov
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reached a deal in the ancient city of diplomacy. officials say it has little chance of succeeding. they used their leverage to try to start on monday to implement a seven-day cease-fire with russia pressuring the syrian regime and washington with the other groups. if the cease-fire can last, it would trigger other events. namely russia and washington coordinating more closely in the fight against isis. more discussions about the political transition in syria. previous cease-fires have not lasted long. there is not very much hope this can last the required full seven days. >> richard, thank you. to politics now. with 59 days to go until the presidential election, when you thought it could not get nastyier, hillary clinton and donald trump stepping up attacks
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and supporters. nbc's katy tur is here with the latest. katy, good morning. >> good morning, craig. aides are saying i told you so after hillary clinton bashed donald trump supporters. she opened a pandora's box of hate. you know we are getting close to the end when we are nearing a street fight. hillary clinton and donald trump trading barbs on the campaign trail friday night. >> you could put half of trump supporters into what i call the basket of deployables. racist, islamaphobic. xenophob xenophobic. you name it. >> she could walk into the arena and shoot someone right smack in the middle of the heart and she would not be prosecuted.
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that's what happened to our country. >> reporter: even barbara streisand with her own spin on the classic "send in the clowns." ♪ if he were running the free world where would we move ♪ >> reporter: two months left and both facing criticism on national security. clinton for an impractical promise. >> we're going to defeat isis without committing ground troops. >> reporter: and trump for russia again. now taking heat for the larry king show "politicking." all while not backing down from his praise of vladimir putin. fellow republican marco rubio.
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convened a meeting of security exerts with george w. bush's homeland security secretary david chertoff. >> we cannot let party affiliations stand between us. >> reporter: clinton is reintroducing herself as a problem seolver. down to the final stretch, will it work. the trump campaign said they does not think they would be on the russian state tv, but larry king podcast. larry king says it was a stretch. katy tur, thank you. >> to a warning this morning for people who own samsung galaxy note 7. the federal government urging you to stop using them immediately because of the fire danger.
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tom costello has more. >> reporter: it is one of the best selling new cell phones this summer. with 2.5 million already under recall, samsung and the government are telling customers to turn off the galaxy note 7 and don't use them because of this. >> i posted this this year. >> reporter: the lithium-ion batteries can explode and catch fire. this jeep caught fire when the phone was charging inside. the consumer product safety commission says power them down or stop using them. when the batteries overheat and burst, the result is serious. the alert is 24 hours after the faa warned anyone who flies, turn off the phone in flight and don't charge the batteries and don't put it in a checked bag. >> the fear is this will catch fire and trying to put out a lithium battery on fire in an aircraft is difficult.
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>> reporter: this test quickly shows how fast a fire can spread. this loss of another ups plane in dubai. last year hoverboards were banned on board. lithium batteries are everywhere. cell phones and tablets. >> there are more flights and more batteries. there has to be a rising risk here. >> reporter: for "today" tom costello, nbc news, washington. now to a controversial homecoming today for the man who shot ronald reagan. john hinckley jr is set to be released from the washington mental hospital where he had been living. the 61-year-old plans to move in with his mom in williamsburg, virginia. >> reporter: time as aged john hinckley jr. in psychiatric treatment has healed him. hinckley, the would-be assassin is no longer a threat to
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society. the man who prosecuted him disagrees. >> i don't think anybody who tries to nullify a national election should be free. >> reporter: john hinckley jr entered the publicity with his target ronald reagan. his motive, a deranged attempt to impress the actress jodie fost foster. reagan nearly died. james brady was shot. his mental illness has long been in control. john hinckley jr has no signs of sipsychotic symptoms or delusiol thinking. some of the neighbors are not convinced. >> bring him here and put him under the care of his 93-year-old mother. >> reporter: her dad may have found forgiveness, but patty davis said quote doesn't mean
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you let them loose in virginia to pursue dark agendas they may still hold dear. for hinckley, the adjustment to life outside a mental clinic has been gradual. he has been spending 17 days a month with his mom. he is still under court supervision. required for treatment and get a job and do volunteer work and stay away from government officials. >> that was hans nichols reporting. and in miami beach, the mayor warns the zika virus is growing. the virus has been detected in more mosquitoes in a neighborhood. officials say that means additional aggressive action is needed. including air spraying. and we talked about this earlier, but we have to talk about it again. a terrifying time for an austin, texas driver left dangling in his car off the side of the parking garage. the 24-year-old said the car
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would send him sailing off the floor and the cable wrapped under the axle and kept the car from crashing from the ground. the driver crawled out without injury. the emergency crews lowered the car to the ground. we said this looks like an action movie. it is extraordinary. >> it is. >> to get back on the ground and thinking what happened. >> i had a car once that self accelerated into a wall. it was a parking garage and the car took off. >> scary. anybody else with a story? >> no. the guy was wearing a seatbelt. you were wearing yours? >> yes. let's talk about the nasty weather in wichita. my hometown. >>9 inches of rain. it left flood waters. don't drive through it. we did see up to 9 inches of rain because of the slow moving
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front. that car trying to make it through. people wading through. we have flash flooding in the area. we have flash flood warnings for wichita and st. louis, missouri. it is all because of the rain ahead of the cold front. typical summertime set up with the moist humid air from the south combining with the cold front. it triggers the heavy downpours. today, we will see the front move east. we will see some heavy rain across ohio and into northwestern pennsylvania, rain and flash flooding is not much of an issue today. it is more the threat of large hail and damaging winds with the severe storms as they move east. as we go into sunday morning, you will see the showers and storms hold together in new york city, but up across new england where we could see the stronger storms. syracuse through columbus and most of central kentucky, that is where we have the hail threat and damaging winds and also an isolated tornado. still you cannot rule out heavy
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good saturday morning to you. anthony slaughter here. you can see clouds over the south bay area. is san jose looking at cloudy ss and that's the general trend. 59 in san francisco, 54 half moon bay. 60 in palo alto and 60 in san jose. another comfortable day for most of us. looking at another warm summer day for inland valleys back into the mid-80s there. mid-70s around the inner bay. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. people from around the country tuned in last night to see celebrities and musicians come together to stand up to cancer. annual event to fund the fight to end cancer. one event co- founder is katie couric. last night, she sat down with vice president joe biden to talk
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to him about the cancer moonshot initiative. >> you lost your son beau to brain cancer last year. he was just 46. some 16 months later, can you describe the journey you and your family and his family have been on? >> sometimes the second is harder than the first. it is final. everything sets in. we decided to do, my son hunter. beau is my soul and hunter is my heart. he said, dad, look, from this moment on, we have to focus on making and devoting our time in life to what beau would be doing were he here. i think for us it is the best way to deal with the loss. >> as you were seeking treatment for beau, what convinced you have to do more and better? >> when you are concerned about someone you adore, you learn as
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much as you can as quickly as you can. you have all of the great researchers and they are not sharing data. i was talking to the president about it, he was great throughout the ordeal. he was saying i'm frustrated. there is more to be done. he gave me authority overall the federal agencies. i'm trying to instill a sense of urgency. >> in other news, i wanted to ask you about donald trump. he has repeatedly in recent days praised vladimir putin. he said basically there is nothing wrong with having a good relationship with putin and that our countries could even do things like defeat isis together. what is wrong with that thinking? >> what is wrong is praising the guy because he is popular. not knowing that he is already invaded ukraine and taking a big chunk of ukraine called crimea. i spent more time, katie, reassuring heads of state. no, no, no, trump doesn't speak
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for the united states or the republican party. he says things, katie, you know, barack obama is the author and founder of isis. everybody here knows that is crazy. he doesn't understand his words. words of a major party candidate have consequences when they are stated. >> i know in january, you said you regretted every day you did not run for president although you added it was the right decision for you and your family. that was eight months ago. surely there have been moments in recent weeks or months where you thought, hmmm, maybe -- maybe. >> i learned how to become a popular politician in america and now i'm not running for president. >> do you consider her presidential run with a cabinet position? >> i'm looking to help any way i can. >> it would be nice if they kept
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joe biden in that role as he continues to lead the initiative. >> absolutely. i was in the philadelphia area for a while in delaware and new jersey. i had the opportunity to talk with joe biden. it is no secret. i adore him. i would say are you taking care of yourself. whatever they can do. when we come back, we will find out who is the man who unseated bill gates as the richest person on planet earth. it is not craig melvin. this is "today" on nbc.
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back now on a saturday morning with the man you probably never heard of although he just overtook bill gates as the richest man on the planet. nbc's matt bradley has more on
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who he is. >> reporter: whether you are warren buffett or mark zuckerberg, or bill gates, it is forbes magazine wealthiest. amancio ortega is the new wealthiest. born poor in a spanish town. he went from stitching garments in his living room to owning a stake in the world's largest clothing company. >> this is a guy whose real expertise is operations. >> reporter: ortega turned 80 a few months ago. he is rarely caught on camera. >> he lives a private life. something rare for a businessman of that stature to be able to stay out of the public eye. >> reporter: his brands make clothes for celebrities and
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kira/2shot good saturday morning to you. we're so happy you're joining us. we're taking a live look toward san francisco on a cool saturday morning. nothing like what we saw earlier this week and mighty say hallelujah. good morning to you. anthony slaughter has a look at that cooler microclimate forecast. >> oh, yes, let the heavens sing. this weekend looks spectacular. you can see in san jose we have clouds. cloudy skies across the entire bay area this morning. and temperatures right near 60 most locations. 52 in sand rta rose.
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later this afternoon, we'll see a good mix of 70s and 80s. temperatures cool off for the week ahead and we have some showers, real time showers to talk about coming up. >> i can't believe it. but i will believe you. all right. well, stay tuned for you at 7:00. dozens of people gathered to remember a pregnant woman shot and killed this week. they're honoring will mccoy who was 7 months pregnant and her unborn baby. she was shot and killed monday in san pablo. and on wednesday following a long standoff, police arrested luis morales. later that day another person of interest also 21 turned himself into police. last night at the bay area peacekeepers center, mccoy was remembered as a messenger for change. those two men now in custody have not yet been charged.
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it is just shy of 6:29. coming up this morning on "today in the bay," charged with seven felony counts, former 49er bruce miller faces the judge and media. we'll show you what he had to say before he was arraigned in san francisco. that plus all your top stories coming up at 7:00. weather of course, some good news on the way. we'll send you back to the "today" show.
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we are back on this saturday morning, september 10th, 2016. look at that crowd out there. nice group on rockefeller plaza. we will be out in a bit. it is shaping up to be a warm one in new york. balmy out there actually. >> happy about that. >> shorts and short sleeves. >> it is not balmy. >> let's take a look at headlines on saturday morning. developing story overnight as the u.s. and russia have come to agreement on cease-fire in syria. secretary of state john kerry calling it a turning point in the five-year old civil war. a protest in portland, oregon got out of hand after
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protesters threw things at police. blocked traffic in solidarity with prisoners across the country staging a work strike calling what they call prison work slavery for free labor. and some big, big names have now joined the basketball hall of fame. the event saw shaquille o'neal inducted along with yao ming and allen iverson. among the others, a legend of the wnba. now to a recap of the week's headlines. >> hillary clinton and donald trump sat down for the commander in chief forum. the decades old mystery was solved and ryan lochte was suspended from the pool. those are some stories in the weekly download. >> for the first time in this presidential race, donald trump and hillary clinton on the same
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stage. the two sitting down back-to-back with matt lauer in front of an office of military veterans. >> trump offering no new specifics for defeating isis. >> when i come up with a plan that i like and that perhaps agrees with mine or doesn't, i may love what the generals come up with. >> you have a plan? >> i have a plan. >> clinton vowing the u.s. will defeat isis. >> we are not putting ground troops in iraq ever again and we're not putting ground troops in syria. >> a heartbreaking cold case solved. 27 years after the disappearance of jacob wetterling, his killer. danny hinrich. >> jacob and younger brother and friend forced from their bikes. a break in the investigation came last october when new technology linked hinrich's dna to another assault case.
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jacob's parents search is finally over. >> his legacy will go on. more trouble for ryan lochte. >> suspended from competitive swimming for ten months and stripped of his gold medal bonus. some $100,000. fallout for his drunken debacle. after losing sponsors, he picked up an endorsement "dancing with the stars" contestant speaking out. >> i want to put that behind me. big news from apple revealing the iphone 7 which comes with something missing. >> ear pods. helping usher in the wireless audio. >> the world's most valuable company killing the head phone jacks. $649 phone and water resistant
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and higher resolution camera. it costs $159 for the ear pods. and a rougher rollout. kanye west fashion show. >> temperatures topped 80 degrees. it felt like 100. >> i arranged for that. >> there was little place for shade. it did not help the show started nearly two hours late. models with a seat on the grass. some models collapsed. some ripped off their heels and stumbled. despite it all, kanye down the catwalk. >> in flats. dana carvey dropping in with his best political impressions. >> putin has him in his back pocket. i like your hair and you have a very great body. >> you know, you can have ukraine. >> i just forgot how hilarious
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he is. his george h.w. bush impression is one of the classics. kanye had people sweating on roosevelt island. first, they had to wait hours and the models, it was just too hot for them. >> one of them passed out. >> sitting down. >> and then ripped her heels off. >> and kanye rolls out. >> oh, no. is this for real? >> it looks like it could have been a kanye video. >> still, he walks out victorious. >> we're talking about it. >> true. >> dylan dreyer. dylan is out on the plaza with another check on the forecast. hey, dylan. i know you had goose bumps in here. i guess you sweat out there? >> it is hot and humid on the he out here. who is from iowa? we have a bus trip of guys and
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girls from iowa. why did you come here? >> iowa and iowa state's playing today. >> i guess there is traffic. let's see what is going on across the country. it will be a hot one. we are looking at temperatures to top out about 15 degrees above average up and down the east coast and ohio valley valley. you go to minneapolis and chicago, temperatures in the 70s. a cold front moving in. we will see showers and thunderstorms in the ohio valley valley. that is why it cools down up and down the east coast. by the time we get into tuesday, portland, maine in the 70s. we will see cooler weather. we have a chance of some isolated severe storms, especially in and around ohio good saturday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter here. we have clouds across the entire
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bay area. 59 right now in san francisco, 60 in palo alto. same in san jose. later on this afternoon, we'll see a good mix of sun an clouds. staying cool, 66 in san francisco, 62 half moon bay. 72 today for santa cruz. looking at 80s for our inland valleys to the south bay. we'll see a nice warm sunny day. temperatures cool off the week ahead. and a big congratulations. you just gotten engaged? >> last night. >> i saw a lip lock. >> we love, love. thank you, dylan. just ahead, we are getting serious taking the pumpkin spice obsession to a new level. we will show you the new way you can introduce this use your daily life. plus, two of your favorite animated characters coming together. dory and woody (riley) hey guys! what's up? (jessica) so the new recipe of beneful is really excellent.
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we are back on a saturday morning. it is time to trend. >> let's trend. >> take us trending. >> first up, football season has just kicked off. many argue this is the best way to enjoy the game. a nice cold beer. did you notice your mug blocks the tv when you take a drink. one company has an answer for that. check this out. the mug is slanted on one side. it is so you can see your tv better. the company says the better tv viewing beer mug was designed for people who want to drink beer and watch the favorite tv show at the same time. that is massively important. you could have your own for a mere $11. this is a must-have. >> and look at the faces on the crew right now. you all want the mug? >> every single person. >> you use a bottle. there you go. >> for only $11, i have a feeling, we will see a lot of
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dads. >> become ambidextrous. >> what is the word? >> when you are from south carolina, you say ambidextrous. we have all been on a plane with a crying baby. it is not fun. one man makes the story incredible. the man pictured here noticed his seat mate's son was getting upset. he offered to soothe the boy to sleep. another passenger saw it happened and posted this about the exchange. quote, i was in tears. not because he was white and she was black, but it shows there are still good people out there in a world full of turmoil. >> what is that word? >> turmoil. that post has been shared 100,000 times. >> if you love babies and everyone here does, for him, who would not want to hold a baby? i miss that. >> i'm just saying.
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kudos to him. finally, pumpkin spice latte. pumpkin spice rather, all the rage this time of year. the obsession with the flavor is beyond the latte. it made its way into the beauty industry. an etsy seller has been overwhelmed with requests for the pumpkin spice latte shadow. if you cannot wait for the shadow and want to replicate the color, eyes, lips and nails. they have me reading this because they're mean. the daily mail put this list of products together to give your beauty routine. >> i want to see if it is coming true. >> does it smell like pumpkin? >> the color. it is apparently just the color. you don't walk around smelling like pumpkin spice. >> we know the bronze is
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popular. >> i love pumpkin everything. one tip because i cannot have it. take a mug, you know, a pint glass. rim it with caramel. >> unless you like beer. >> can we get to pop start? we can. first talk about this one. just released the international powerful woman's list. some ceos and presidents and one celebrity. beyonce. she made the list as number 51 pick. what makes her one of the most powerful women in the world? there is her music. she recently made history as the first female artist to have is 1is 12 songs on the top 100 and invested in a female founded start up. her entertainment and management company expanded to a music label. that makes her 35.
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that makes her the youngest honoree. >> i love her. next up, wonder what happened if woody from "toy story" and dory from "finding dory" got together? tom hanks was on ellen and then this happened. >> we could have a pixar off right here. everybody close their eyes. now imagine you are in pixar land. >> hey, i'm going to swim over here. come with me. >> look at this. buzz, look at this fish. >> i want to keep swimming. >> shouldn't we get you into the aquarium back in andy's room? i have lost my hat. >> i love it. >> they are my favorites. "sully" is in theaters now. and one of the most
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celebrated movie stars is coming to a tv near you. meryl streep will star in "the nix." you know it will be good with j.j. abrams producing it. and whatever category meryl ends up in, come emmy time, it will be big. >> they are making tv big. up next, the reason why a decades old fixture is missing from one college football game today. today. but first these messag ♪ the moments that connect us don't happen overnight. they happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time.
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today is game day for college football teams. for louisiana state university, it is the first home game of the season. >> the game against jacksonville state is a bittersweet because the fixture at kickoff is missing. we have kerry sanders with more. good morning. >> reporter: students and alumni here call themselves lsu tigers. one will not be here. mike. he is literally become a symbol of the university. mike is an 11-year-old, 416
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pound tiger. the lsu mascot. >> he is the heart of the school. >> reporter: but today, the home season opener, the celebrated arrival of mike to a packed lsu stadium like this could become but a memory. mike the tiger has cancer. and his vet says the stress of being in a noisy stadium with more than 100,000 fans is just too much. here it's quiet. >> he's doing fine. >> doing fine. he smells. >> smells like a tiger. >> reporter: mike has a tumor behind his right eye that cannot be cured. good news, it is in remission. sedated and treated at the same hospital where human cancer patients get treated, radiation prolonged and saved his life. >> had we not done the treatment when we did, two weeks it would
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have been too late. >> the cancer is not painful. >> no. >> reporter: at kickoff, mike will be across the street in the $2 million habitat. lsu has had six tigers. all named mike. now that it is clear this mike will not live forever. >> are you taking on tradition? >> reporter: some believe it is time to do away with the live mascot. >> ringling bros. and barnum & bailey done away with the live tigers and seaworld. it is time for lsu to join. >> reporter: for so many die hard fans here, lsu without a live tiger is inconceivable. >> it is about what he represents. >> reporter: the first mike the tiger dates back to 1936. i had hoped mike could join us this morning, but instead, he chose to eat. i'm not sure this is a good sign
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or not, but that food was laid out in our symbol. the logo of "today" show. i assume that means he likes us. >> that's fine. >> that's neat. he starts with the "y" and eats backwards. >> our thoughts and prayers with the lsu family and mike. >> all right. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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san francisco from treasure island good saturday morning to you. it is 7:00 and we're giving and you gloomy look toward san francisco from treasure island. cloudy skies, a very different scene than what we saw this past week. hot tops beingemperature across area and now a cooldown. thanks so much for joining us. anthony slaughter has a look at that microclimate forecast and smuf surpriyou have some surpris

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