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>> that's right we're going to leave you a live look at the cal trains station there you can go and donate. ♪ ♪ good morning. he's back. presid t trump switches into campaign mode during the first stop of his thank you tour. >> we did have a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? while at a post-election forum, things get ugly between top aides for trump and hillary clinton. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> no you wouldn't. >> and it went down hill from there. road rage. a former nfl player shot and killed in an altercation near new orleans. the 54-year-old suspect stayed that scene and is in custody being questioned by police right now. south pole rescue. new images of buzz aldrin
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recovering at a hospital after the 86-year-old's emergency evacuation from the bottom of the world. this morning the health scare that forced the legendary astronaut to suddenly abort his mission. and one last lighting. the first family flips the switch on the national christmas tree. two, one! president obama's holiday wish for the country today friday, december 2, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. and while the first family celebrates or gets ready to celebrate their last christmas at the white house, we are marking your last day here on the show until you take off for maternity leave. >> i know. this is it. you didn't want me to give birth right here on the set.
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>> i told you i would pass out. are you excited? >> i'm thrilled and can't wait to get this baby off into the world. >> let us start this morning with the energy and even the anger from the presidential campaign back on full display. donald trump launched into his thank you tour using it to make a surprise announcement. as members of his campaign clashed with hillary clinton's team during a post-election debrief at harvard. we have it all covered starting with nbc national correspondent peter alexander. peter, good morning to you. >> matt and savannah, good morning to you. it turns out the new donald trump is a lot like the old trump. it appears that winning the white house hasn't changed him very much. last night in cincinnati wrapping up the first leg of what transition officials are calling a thank you tour trump really soaked up his supporters adderation and even made a surprise announcement naming his pick for secretary of defense. >> i love you, ohio. this is a great place. >> reporter: president-elect trump in cincinnati sounding a
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lot like candidate trump. basking in the glow of his electoral win. >> we have the house. we have the senate. and we have the presidency. >> reporter: going off script, trump even surprised his staff. spontaneously revealing a major cabinet pick. >> we are going to appoint "mad dog" mattis as our secretary of defense. but we're not announcing it until monday, so, don't tell anybody. my people over there are probably saying you weren't supposed to do that. >> a tough talking retired marine general james mattis is widely admired for his record in combat, including his leadership in the wars in iraq and afghanistan. on stage, trump's speech was scripted as an ode taamerican workers and unity. >> now is the time to push for real profound change that restores the full promise of america for all of its people. >> reporter: but off teleprompter the president-elect
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was self-congradlatory. boasting about beating hillary clinton. >> we did have a lot of fun beating hillary, didn't we? >> reporter: that prompting the crowd to chant, lock her up. and reminiscent of old rallies, trump taunting the media. >> these are very, very dishonest people. i love this stuff. should i go on with this just a little bit longer? >> reporter: and he doubled down on a controversial proposal against flag burning, protected by the first amendment. >> if people burn the american flag, there should be consequences. >> reporter: the rally punctuated the start of a presidential victory lap. earlier at a carrier plant in indianapolis, trump took a bow. touting a campaign promise deliver. a deal to keep roughly 1,100 jobs from leaving town, most to mexico. and firing a warning shot at other u.s. companies.
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>> companies are not going to leave the united states any more without consequences. not going to happen. >> reporter: the deal $7 million in state tax breaks over ten years. in exchange for the heating and air conditioning giant investing millions into its plant. but another 1,300 jobs are still headed to mexico. critics like bernie sanders say carrier's parent company, united technologies, took trump hostage and won. >> what trump is doing is setting a very dangerous precedent. >> reporter: arguing the deal opens the door for more private sector threats to fire workers. and overnight arizona senator john mccain called general james mattis one of the finest military officers of his generation to be confirmed, mattis who is just three years out of uniform will need a waiver from congress that bars anyone of serving as secretary of defense within seven years of active duty. >> peter, thanks. >> as we mentioned at the top a
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fascinating event at harvard university thursday which featured top members of the trump and clinton campaigns and showed just how bitter and emotional things still are. andrea mitchell was right there. andrea, good morning. >> good morning. matt and savannah, i was one of the moderators and every four years at the kennedy school of government at harvard. this year, it was unprecedented devolving at times into a shouting match between the trump and clinton campaigns as they sat right across from each other. the campaign may be over, but the emotions are still raw. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> no, you wouldn't. >> reporter: culminating in this exchange between communication director jennifer palmieri and trump campaign manager kellyanne conway. are you going to look me in the face and tell me that? >> it did. >> reporter: at issues steve bannon came from breitbart news slammed by clinton herself as a
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platform for white nationalists. >> donald trump has built his campaign on oprejudice and paranoia. >> i am more proud of hillary clinton's alt-right speech than any other moment on the campaign because she had the courage to stand up. >> reporter: conway accusing the clinton campaign of not having a message. >> do you think you could have had a decent mesage for the white working class voters. how about hillary clinton. she doesn't connect with people. how about they have nothing in common with her. >> reporter: cited clinton's 2.5 million vote lead in the popular vote -- >> let's also be honest, don't act if you have a popular mandate for your message. >> reporter: conway shot back -- >> i can tell you're angry, but, wow. #he'syourpresident. >> reporter: resentment of the media. trump's team arguing that the media were pro-clinton and the clinton campaign claiming far more attention was paid to her e-mails than to trump's failings. >> why not the same attention to the decisionmaking and business.
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why didn't we look into his bankruptcies? >> reporter: in a biting final comment mandy greenwald sarcastly said the trump team doesn't get nearly enough credit for highly a negative campaign with fake news like portraying clinton as fatally ill. matt and savannah, this was a rough session. >> i was going to say, andrea, i know you have been a part of these in the past. how unusual is it for it to be so bitter, but also for it to spill out so publicly. you know, it's not diplomatic talk we heard in there. >> not at all. this has been going on since 7 197. both sides coming together, doing a post-game analysis. it has turn under to a book. it's an academic exercise. and we prepared for it that way. but it was off to the races. they were just going at each other. this is the first time it has exploded this way and it shows how deep the resentments are. usually the winners are gracious. not so this time. >> did anyone talk about their failings? why they think they came up short? >> they certainly were very
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protective. they're not blaming hillary clinton at all. they reject the argument that she didn't go enough to the battleground states. they do blame the media, frankly. and they also feel that it's basically james comey. i mean, the bottom line is james comey, the last 11 days they had some momentum. they think it stalled. they just couldn't break through. >> all right, andrea. >> matt and savannah. >> you were right there. thank you so much. appreciate it. >> good luck to you, savannah. >> thank you. >> we're going to miss you. >> thank you. >> all right, andrea, thank you. a deadly case of what appears to be road rage near new orleans. it's now under investigation. the victim of former nfl runningback who was shot and killed in a conferenrontation w another driver. jacob rascon has the latest on that. >> good morning. the shooter was held at the facility behind me and questioned until late last night. but minutes ago we learned the shooter has been released, no charges filed after the
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sheriff's department said he did, in fact, shoot and kill joe mcknight. dead at 28 years old. caught on camera by a bystander, the futile effort to revive former nfl runningback joe mcknight. shot in what police are calling an apparent road rage incident. >> there were statements being made that i told you not to mess with me. >> reporter: lance harris was driving nearby. >> all you heard was pow, pow, pow. >> reporter: authorities say mcknight in a silver audi and 54-year-old ronald gasser in a blue infiniti were stopped side by side when an argument apparently led to the shooting. >> he did, in fact, shoot mr. mcknight. >> reporter: but suspect was just standing there with the gun waiting until the police came and they asked him to put the gun down and that's when he threw the gun to the seat of the car. >> reporter: mcknight was rated the number one prep player in 2007 and spent three seasons at
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usc before going on to play for the new york jets, the kansas city chiefs and most recently in the canadian league. his first touchdown with the jets, a kickoff return for 107 yards. the longest play in jets' history. >> he's in for the touchdown! >> reporter: eight months ago in new orleans an eerily similar incident. will smith killed after another possible road rage incident. usc standout reggie bush, a friend of mcknight tweeting, at what point do we lose our ability to handle differences like men. mcknight's cousin and coach, eric allen. >> this is a tragic moment right here. tremendous kid. tremendous kid. >> moving forward the sheriff department will consult with the district attorney's office possibilities include that a grand jury could be convened to look at the case or charges could come. but for now there's none of that. the sheriff department is asking for more witnesses to come forward. matt, savannah.
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>> jacob, thank you. turning now to the massive wildfires in eastern tennessee. the death toll there has now risen to 11. among the victims a memphis couple, john and janet summers who were in gatlinburg on vacation with their family. their three sons are alive and recovering this morning. residents are being allowed access to the evacuation areas but being warned to use extreme caution entering now smoldering grounds. in the meantime residents in the south are also still cleaning up this morning after 34 tornadoes touch down across seven states. in alabama a tornado with wind speeds up to 127 miles per hour leveled the town of rosali. in atlanta the national weather service is now confirming that a tornado hit the area on wednesday. the school security video shows the powerful winds that swept through that region. a tree caught cr ground. now to the investigation
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into that ill-fated flight that crashed in colombia killing 71 people. we have pictures of the wreckage and providing clues of what went wrong. keir simmons visited the crash site and is with us this morning. keir, good morning. >> good morning. we traveled for hours to the city and a plane simply torn into pieces. this morning we're told the bodies of the brazilians will be in that country for a national memorial tomorrow. from what we saw, they didn't stand a chance. the crash site is hard to reach. we trekked through colombian jungle. imagine arriving at night and facing this. the entire wing flipped over, trees torn from the ground by the force of the crash. colombian police escorting us closer. right here there is a shrine for the 71 that died. a broken plane, a life vest,
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strewn around, mangled seats. complete destruction. six people survived this seems incredible. the loss of life here overwhelming. almost an entire soccer team wiped out. there's no sign of fire. supporting the theory that the plane ran out of fuel. locals told us the pilot was just four minutes from the airport. and we found another clue to what happened. we climb to where the tail of the plane hit the top of the hill and this is just terrible. the pilot flew across that valley trying to get across that runway. he just couldn't make it. and days later no one here can still comprehend how this plane apparently ended its journey without enough fuel. so many lives shattered. suvanau one local there told us he found a cell phone in the wreckage it had multiple missed calls. he didn't know who that phone belonged to. savannah? >> just brings it home so poignantly. keir, thank you very much. appreciate it.
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have some dramatic video of a woman being saved from serious injury or possibly worse with the like of an unlikely source. she was standing in an intersection in poland. watch as a black sedan crashes into an suv and then the car slams into a pole. the women was likely enough to be right behind that pole. she escapes the impact. no one involved in the collision was seriously injured. >> wow. niagara falls is now sporting a multi-million dollar makeover. take a look, officials unveiled a new led lighting system. it will illuminate the falls in different colors. the lights are positioned on the canadian side of the border. they shine over to the american side. it's a $4 million project environmentally friendly and uses lights that are brighter than the old ones at niagara falls but use about half the power. ha president obama and the first family mark their final time last night lighting the national christmas tree.
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the president and first lady turned on the red, white and blue lights with help from their daughter, sasha. performers at this year's ceremony included kelly clarkson, marc anthony and james taylor. the president got into the act himself leading everyone in a rendition of "jingle bells." ♪ jingle bells jingle bells ♪ ♪ jingle all the way >> and the president also delivered his final christmas message that americans treat one another as they would like to be treated. >> i could hear him really singing. >> yeah, i actually heard one where they isolated his microphone. it wasn't bad. it wasn't bad at all. >> he likes to sing. we all do this time of year. he had to remember that. >> yeah, you know. >> al never forgets. what's going on in the weather? >> we have wind to talk about especially for our friend down in southern california. santa ana setting up. northeasterly winds coming in. these are gusty and dry offshore winds and may cause some downed power lines and trees. and, of course, because things
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are so dry, we could be looking at fire growth potential. damaging wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour and wind advisory and high wind warnings and red flag warnings. another thing we're going to be watching and talking about in the next half hour. developing heavy rain in texas that will spread into the mississippi river valley. more showers moving into the pacific northwest. the rest of the country, though, fairly quiet. we'll get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good friday morning i'm
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meteorologist kari hall. all clear skies and temperatures not as cool low 50s in san jose, and that distance between morgan hill and san jose a big difference in temperatures, closing in on 60 degrees with locally sunny skies and winds stay breezy with gusts of 20 to 30 miles an hour. >> that's your latest, coming up, how astronaut is doing this morning after rescue from the south pole. and the kidnapping victim's husband is speaking out about the case. - hi, it's me. [imitates fanfare]
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a lot of sunshine and breezy wind. 55 in san francisco. 50 in palo alto and temperatures dropping in morgan hill. lower 60s for most of the bay area. how's it looking on the roads, mike. >> it's a december friday light so even lighter than a typical friday. but we tracking couple spots approach from richmond. that's a crash that now has recovery across mid toll plaza. also more slowing through san mateo and east palo alto. north 101 recovery south of the national san jose national airport near highway 17 and 80 over cross. back to you. >> thank you very much of we
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♪ santa claus is coming we're back at 7:30 friday morning. the 2nd of december. we got a great crowd out on the plaza. and ready to get a jump-start on the weekend, with our gorgeous tree in the background. >> we'll get outside and say hi to those people in a little while. next week, something to look forward to on "today". for the tenth-straight year, helping "time" magazine reveal its person of the year. we'll look at the short list ahead of wednesday's announcement only on "today." now, a check of the headlines. donald trump made news at his first appearance at a rally in cincinnati. the president-elect announced he plans on nominating retired
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james mattis. he oversaw all u.s. forces in the middle east. >> that was the first stop on mr. trump's post election thank you tour. he had fun battling hillary clinton during the campaign. and vowed his administration would unite the country. >> we're going to unite the country. and we will find common ground and get the job done properly. >> the president-elect plans to hold events across the country in coming weeks. and a state of emergency remains for starts of tennessee. wildfires are being blamed for deaths and 700 homes there. good news for buzz aldrin who had to be medically evacuated from the south pole on thursday. he's now in new zealand, where doctors say he had some fluid in
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his lungs. but is recovering well. tom costello covers all things space for us. what's the latest? >> reporter: his manager says his it was a grueling medical evacuation from the south pole. his symptoms suggest he may have high-altitude pulmonary adema. that's a dangerous buildup of fluid in the lungs. for 86-year-old buzz aldrin, it was to be another life adventure. on tuesday, he tweeted, south pole, here i come. aldrin signed on with luxury tour company, white desert, traveling from south africa, to antarctica and then to the south pole. elevation, 9,000 people, double the elevation of denver. overnight, his manager tweeting aldrin reaching his destination. that's where the trouble began. aldrin's oxygen level began to drop. his condition deteriorated. the national science foundation
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brought in a c-130 on skis, and rushing him back to a flight of new zealand. new footage, shows him walking off of the plane to a waiting ambulance. at a wheelchair as he arrived at the hospital. by the time he was in the e.r., he was smiling, described as stable, with fluid in his lungs but responding well to antibiotics. >> it's important that they get down to sea level very quickly. it's a life-threatening condition. they can't breathe. they can't get the oxygen to sustain life. >> reporter: it was july 1969, when the world watched neil armstrong and buzz aldrin land apollo 11 on the moon. the two men, the first humans to walk on the lunar surface. neil armstrong died in 2014. >> we were the only people on the earth that ever got there. and we came back. and what do we have? memories.
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medallions. life achievement awards. >> reporter: for decades, aldrin has pushed for more manned missions back to the moon and mars. the animated character buzz lightyear from "toy story," created in his honor. >> he never gives up. he never surrenders. and that's a quality that we should celebrate in a whole lot of ways. >> reporter: even in retirement, nasa doctors track the health of any astronaut who is still living. after consulting with doctors in new zealand, nasa says aldrin is doing well. 86 years young, and looking for a new adventure. no word how long he will be in the hospital. but patients who suffers pulmonary adema are told to stay at sea level for a week until they get on a flight. neil armstrong passed away in 2012. >> all right, tom. happy that buzz is doing well. >> an adventure. >> he is quite the character.
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we love him. let's show you what we got going on. a developing situation this weekend, the jet stream takes a dip down to the south. that allows a ton of moisture to make its way up into the gulf. so, all that moisture gets in here, we're going to see a system start to develop. and that means we're going to see heavy rain starting late tonight, on into saturday, developing. damaging winds, hail in southern texas. as we move into saturday, heavy rain, into oklahoma and into the mid-mississippi and tennessee river valleys. the good news, it will be a real help for the severe drought. the problem is, we're watching the burn areas in tennessee. there could be heavy rain gating in there and that can cause some flooding. houston, you're in a seven-inch bull's eye through tuesday. and the heavy rain spreads to atlanta, where you could see two to four inches of
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and a possible motive emerging in that kidnapping of a mother in california. >> she was found alive after being held and tortured for three weeks. nbc's gadi schwartz is in redding, california, with new information about this case. gadi, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. investigators haven't released a reason why as to sherri papini was kidnapped, but there are several clues that suggest a very chilling motive. sherri papini endured 22 days of terror, beaten and chained, her hair chopped off, her skin branded. two hispanic women who spoke mainly in spanish and concealed their faces. their motive, still a mystery. >> we don't know if she was a
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specific target or a random abduction. >> that's trafficking. absolutely. >> reporter: but nbc news spoke to multiple experts not involved in the sheriff's investigation who believe this case has classic signs of human trafficking. >> trafficked. that's the number one thing we look for in a traffic victim is a brand. >> reporter: rebecca bender is a national expert on human trafficking and a former victim. >> i've been brandon twice by my traffickers. >> reporter: can you show us one of them? >> this is my one. >> reporter: she theorizes that the kidnappers took papini for a teen. and seeing her face on the news. >> when so much publicity was coming they probably were like, we have to get rid of this girl. >> reporter: the area where she was abducted is a hotbed for drug cartels and sex rings. >> this is where we believe sherri was taken from. >> reporter: private investigator bill garcia worked
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with papini's family during her disappearance and specializes in sex trafficking cases. her captors and their m.o. are signatures of mexican cartels. >> the chains as opposed to zip ties or handcuffs, the brutal beating and the hair. these are all earmarks of something that i've seen happen south of the border. >> reporter: this as papini's husband reveals new details about her struggle to get help after her captors released her. speaking to abc news. >> she screamed so much she said she was coughing up blood from the screaming, trying to get somebody to stop. >> reporter: his decision to talk about the case, not sitting well with law enforcement. >> i do think that some of the details that he has provided, it could affect the integrity of the investigation. >> reporter: the sheriff won't comment specifically on whether this is a case of human trafficking, but experts theorize the two women who kidnapped sherri papini may have been slaves themselves.
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matt and savannah? >> gadi schwartz, gadi, thank you very much. still to come, more of our series, teens tell all. how long can your teens go without their smartphone. what happens when we challenged a group of teenagers to do it for a week. and a very close shave is headed carson's way. see, dreams do come true. right after this. (toilet flush) if you need an opioid to manage your chronic pain, you may be sooo constipated it feels like everyone can go ...except you. tried many things? still struggling to find relief? you may have opioid-induced constipation, oic. it's different and may need a different approach. opioids block pain signals, but can also block activity in the bowel. which is why it can feel like your opioid pain med
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gently, mentioned, he is used to a luxury shave after no-shave november. well, carson, we heard you, loud and clear. >> i was simply saying the whole north of november, we do our no shave to raise money for men's health. and i look forward to the big shave-off. it's a big thing every year on the 1st of december. imusually in california and you're here. and we have guys like john giving the nice shave. i mentioned it quickly. and here we are. >> message received, my friend. how does it feel? >> it feels great. i want to thank john for coming down. i feel like al capone in this chair. >> hopefully it ends better for you. >> and if you want a cigarette, there's a cigarette thing here. it's odd. al, can you help me out in honor
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of savannah's last day. let's look at baby names. >> okay. >> this is a list of the top names of 2016. jackson for a boy. sofia for a girl. those are the strong top spots. this is the trend. inspired by the rise of technology and science. you see apple, cloud, and rocket on the rise. that's food for thought for you. and before you leave, we wanted to get our prediction. ow. just kidding. just kidding. >> really? >> just kidding. >> really? >> inspired by al. here's my predictions right here. i'm going with gabriel, born on december 12th. >> that's nice. an angel's name. >> i went with notorious fld. >> for feldy, my husband. i love that. that's cute. >> and i'm going with december 14th. that's my sister's birthday. >> okay. >> and mr. lauer. >> i say it's a girl.
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the whole thing is a mistake. >> oh, my gosh. >> how do you explain this name? >> she's going to name her emmitt. >> that's a cute name. >> for you, emoji. >> and you say december 11th. >> yes. >> you do love me. that's the soonest. it could happen at 9:01 and i would be psyched. >> people want to predict savannah's baby name, send it to #orangeroom. that is sweet. come up here. >> it feels nice. it really does. it feels good. it was for a good cause. matty, are you going to get in line? >> i'm going to hang on for a month or so. >> me, too. >> what am i doing here? >> whining. what's your point? as long as you're happy, that's all that matters. >> it is nice, al. >> we know it will grow back by this afternoon anyway. >> that's true. >> we're going to miss you
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savannah. >> we got an important message of prince harry and rihanna getting blood tests tonight. and jill morgan is back, with bargains for new parents, get it? get it? and a special live impressive linda. it seems age isn't slowing you down. but your immune system weakens as you get older increasing the risk for me, the shingles virus. i've been lurking inside you since you had chickenpox. i could surface anytime as a painful, blistering rash. one in three people get me in their lifetime, linda. will it be you? and that's why linda got me zostavax, a single shot vaccine. i'm working to boost linda's immune system to help protect her against you, shingles. zostavax is a vaccine used to prevent shingles in adults fifty years of age and older. zostavax does not protect everyone and cannot be used to treat shingles or the nerve pain that may follow it. you should not get zostavax if you are allergic to gelatin or neomycin, have a weakened immune system or take high doses of steroids
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as you head out this morning you have mostly clear skies across the bay area. temperatures not as chilly as yesterday. it's 48 degrees with some sun and breezy wind, really cool in the north bay. this afternoon expected to reach 60 degrees in oakland. 61 in palo alto. and san francisco 59 degrees. as we go to the next several days temperatures warm up for the weekend and then cold air dropping in with mostly dry conditions. we'll have a slight chance of light rain and better chance of rain for the end of next week. we'll keep tabs on that. how's it looking on the roads now. >> we're looking at a lighter flow of traffic all around the bay. it's this friday combined with the fact it's holiday week after thanksgiving weekend we're seeing slower drives in your typical spots but again nothing
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really severe. we had a big back up off the wb 580 but it's your typical back up now. 580 much more pronounced than 880 to oakland that's the issue right now. back to your system, talking about your trifectaal times as well throughout the south bay with nothing surprising rvegs 35 minutes from 101. 85085. back to you. >> authorities targeting an attempted abduction of a uc student. on our home page find out how that turned terrifying and caused her to jump from a moving car. also warriors second overtime thriller against the rockets find out what they did.
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." . and coming up, trump surprise. the president elect announces a major cabinet pick. >> we are going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. my people over there are probably saying, you weren't supposed to do that. >> this, as tensions flare in a meeting between both aides. >> i wouldn't want to win the way you did. >> no, you didn't. and hold the phone. >> i'm not that scared. >> i want to just go home and not do it. >> what happens when you challenge teens to go a week
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without their smartphones? >> i'm going insane. >> i'm really bored. >> we put a group of them to the test. and the results might surprise you. and -- ♪ make them boys go crazy >> the pop star stops by to perform her brand-new hit. friday, december 2nd, 2016. ♪ >> 50 and fabulous from greenville, south carolina. >> good morning, d.c. >> shoutout to my dad and brother from blomington hills, michigan. >> sending all our love to tennessee. >> good morning, fulton, new york. >> we love you, savannah. [ cheers and applause ] >> we're back, now.
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8:00 on a friday morning. it's the 2nd day of december, 2016. we have a massive crowd out on the plaza. i would imagine that a lot of the people are here, simply to wish savannah well on maternity leave. they're all here to say good-bye. >> they're here because this is a beautiful morning. and a wonderful tree. it's december. we have a great sign over there, actually. great smokey mountain volunteer spirit. people thinking about those in tennessee. and then, if we go inside, carson is really stretching out this shave business. >> i know. >> look at him. he's getting his eyebrows waxed next. >> when is the mani and pedi, carson? >> going great, guys. >> nice. just ahead, we check out carson's new look and jill martin is dropping by this epic week of "steals & deals."
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we'll start with baby must-haves. and then, an entire hour on everything from toys to fashion. get the fingers ready to click. >> coming up in the next hour. and grammy-winner fergie is going to grace us with a live perform mansion. so much lined up next week on "today." next week on "today," pharrell williams taking over the plaza for a special december concert. come on down. >> i might have come back for that. i'll be in the proud. >> you'll be on air. >> exactly. a check of your headlines. time for the news at 8:00. >> we begin with the trump transition. i'm kristen well kerr, in cincinnati, ohio, where president-elect donald trump kicked off his thank you tour last night, the first of many stops, aimed at thanking supporters all across the country. and it comes against the backdrop of a stark reminder that the 2016 race is still raw for so many. top officials with the clinton
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and trump campaign s erupted io a shouting match at a political forum that was supposed to be cordial. donald trump back in campaign mode, in the state that helped make him president-elect. >> thank you, to ohio. >> reporter: reveling in his victory in cincinnati thursday night. touting the fact it was not a glass ceiling that was shattered on election night, but a blue wall that crumbled with the support of working-class voters all across the midwest. >> we didn't break it. we shattered that sucker. >> reporter: several hundred miles away, the tensions of the 2016 race flared up at a politics forum at harvard university. >> if providing a platform for white supremacists makes me a brilliant tactician, i am glad to have lost. >> reporter: that's the voice of hillary clinton's former communications director, jennifer palmeiri, when trump's add called steve banon a tactician. and his ceo, was in charge of
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breitbart news. >> i would rather lose than win the way you did. >> reporter: trump aid kellyanne conway firing back. >> you think i ran a platform? >> it did. >> reporter: accused the clinton team of being sore losers. >> #he'syourpresident. >> reporter: in ohio, mr. trump was building made-for-tv drama, of his own, teasing the crowd with announcing his secretary of defense. >> i will not tell you that one of our great, great generals. >> reporter: only to reveal his pick moments later. >> we're not announcing it until monday, so, don't tell anybody. mad dog. he's great. >> reporter: retired marine general, james mad dog mattis is respected throughout the military. and a hard-liner on isis and iran. this, after earlier, mr. trump
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took a victory lap in indiana, where he announced saving more than 1,000 jobs at carrier corporation. >> companies are not going to leave the united states anymore without consequences. not going to happen. >> reporter: and while we now know the president-elect's pick for secretary of defense, he is deciding his secretary of state. rudy giuliani and mitt romney had been top contenders. now, he is expanding his search to include a former and current ceo with exxon mobil. mr. trump will hold more meetings at trump tower today. matt? >> thank you very much. police in utah are praising two parents who disarmed their son after he fired a gun inside a classroom at his junior high school. the 15-year-old son had been acting strangely thursday. and realized he had taken a shotgun and a handgun and two boxes and ammunition from the
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family home. they went to his school and got there right after he had fired a shotgun round into the ceiling. and they grabbed the gun from him, as other students hid under their desks. no one is hurt. the boy is facing charges. police are looking for a motive. just ahead, the medical test with a very powerful message for rihanna and prince harry. and money magic. how you can transfer a dollar bill like this into a model of the white house. and before you head into the weekend of holiday shopping, we weekend of holiday shopping, we will reveal we rely on our courage. the kind of courage that shows up when we need it... and when cancer is least expecting it. courage. just one reason more of us are surviving cancer than dying from it.
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wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back. 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. ♪ we're back, now. 8:10. it's a good time to trend. and meanwhile, like a baby's behind, your face. >> it is. >> you look so cute. >> my mother is so happy now. >> you lost a little weight, too. >> i'll take it. i'll find it. >> savannah is trending. are you going to trend every day at 8:10 when you're not here? >> i'll be watching. >> let's do it in style. we brought treats and goodies. >> yes. >> dylan dwyer here. >> dylan. >> somebody else about to go out on maternity leave. >> these are the milk bars. >> and milkshakes. >> great.
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>> you have to try these. >> you should leave every day. >> i know. let me tell you. >> this is why i showed up. i knew there was extra snacks. >> i love it. >> chin-chin. >> let's talk trending here. are you ready? if you thought a dollar bill was good for buying things, think again. the white house has put out a new app. it's called 1600. it uses augmented reality to turn a dollar bill into the white house. i have a dollar bill. i have a cell phone here with the app on it. i just focus on it. and watch what happens. >> whoa. >> okay? >> we cutting in to see this, guys? this is happening on the phone in front of me. it builds the white house. there's a narrator providing history of the white house. and you can move your phone around and take a tour 360 degrees of that building. >> that's wild. >> i think at one point the president walks out. and does things like that. how about that? >> is it only the $1 bill? >> i think it only works with
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the $1 bill. >> give me a 20 and we'll see. >> no. amazing what they can do on the 50. >> we're eating chocolate. this is for the next story. nestle is moving from science and chocolate are delicious. the candy company has announced its new chocolate formula. and it has 40% less sugar. but nestle claims it actually tastes the same. scientists were able to hollow out the structure of sugar molecules, leaving the taste but removing the fat. companies are hoping to get a pattent for this technology. >> is that the company saying it's going to taste the same and if we try it -- >> don't kill my buzz. >> made with 40% less fat. >> no. like 200% fat. we have two more weeks, babe. >> i'm enjoying every second of it. >> like there's no tomorrow. >> here's one. i'm not sure we should do that.
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but if the last subject got you hungry, this is probably going to change that. cremation is a common practice after loved ones pass away. a new company is trying to change what you do with the ashes afterwards. chronicle cremation designs is making it possible for yu to have breakfast with grandma every morning. the company is offering to make coffee cups, bowls and jewelry, out of the ashes of your loved ones. they say this allows you to be reminded of how much you love those people every day. >> did we run out of photos? >> it is just a little -- it's a little macabre. >> creepy. >> what you choose to make. a coffee cup may seem weird. >> but the plate you put up. >> what about a picture frame and you can put a picture of your loved one in that. >> i like that. >> that's good. >> wow. >> here, give me a $20. >> that's good. carson, there's no good
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segue. how about a "pop start." >> will you do "pop start." >> i can text you. >> you invented "pop start." starting with mariah carey, who is sort of breaking the silence on the new man. talking to kathie lee and hoda. when asked about the mystery man, she said this. >> we've seen pictures. he's out and about with you. >> tell us about the frolicking. >> i refuse to answer on the grounds that it may incriminate me. >> otherwise, guilty as all get-out. >> he's cute, by the way. you pick cute men. >> this is so pretty in here. >> what? >> that tree. >> much more of that nonanswer and the interview coming up on kathie lee and hoda. and mariah's world on e! and bravo sunday night at 9:00.
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prince and harry and rihanna are best buds. they met in barbados to mark 50 years of independence. and now, they get blood tests done together. all to raise awareness of world aids day. harry made the test look painful. rihanna had to call him out. >> oh, that was not bad. you really made this -- you made me feel like -- >> it was a pinprick. >> the test came back negative. harry saying that the instant results made it easy for everybody to get tested. and finally, chris pratt is having fun at jennifer lawrence's expense. they were on a press circuit. and pratt had selfies of him and lawrence. he is cropping her out. side face. and then, the back of her head. likely see more of jennifer
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lawrence in the movie. that will do it for "pop start." we're wrapping up here. we have our teens tell all series, too. >> we're going to get there right now. >> odd. >> that's why the prompter said guthrie. >> i'm sorry. >> it's her last day. >> do you have a truffle? yeah. you will love these. we are wrapping up our team series. stephanie gosk has challenged high schoolers to conduct an experiment. steph? >> reporter: you have a teenager or you see them walking down the street, you know how hooked they are to their cell phones. what would happen if we took those phones away? >> if i don't know where my phone is for ten minutes, i start to freak out. >> for me, getting that little buzz is like an adrenaline rush. >> reporter: these are tenth graders in washington state. the school bans phones during class.
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but let's see, it seems a rule made to be broken. >> i need you to put that away. phones away. >> reporter: before we came, we asked the students to track their phone usage. listen to the totals for a single day. >> 6:38. >> 4:26. >> i'm over nine hours. that was just on monday. >> reporter: the class just watched "screen agers," a documentary that explores teens' obsession with their digital devices. the producers conducted a little experiment. would these students give up their phones for a week? >> there's no way. no way. >> reporter: but with some arm-twisting, nine, brave students agree. here were the ground rules. no smartphones. no gaming. lab tops for schoolwork only. and no social media. >> i think i can do it. i'm not that scared. >> i will probably suffer a lot. >> no video games is kind of going to be not so fun for me. >> honestly, i want to two back
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home and just not do it. >> reporter: we did give them flip phones for emergencies. flip phones. >> oh. >> what is this? >> oh. >> it's a samsung flip phone, like grandpa's. >> no access to social media. no facebook. no instagram. no snapchat. everyone clear? >> reporter: then, the moment of truth. ♪ >> good-bye, phone. >> reporter: as we suspected, video diaries show a jarring start. >> i'm already really bored. >> it kind of sucks. none of my friends are answering their phone. >> reporter: but a few days in, we saw changes. >> so far, i have done most of my chores. >> i started reading a book like last night.
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>> i'm getting a lot more homework done. ♪ >> during the week, i learned a song on my guitar. >> it made me hang out with family more often. and so, it's been nice. >> reporter: but not so nice, they weren't happy when the week was over. >> last day of the detox. thank god. ♪ >> reporter: if you could, one to ten, how excited are you to get back online? >> that scale is broken. >> reporter: here they are. what if i said to you, you have to do another week? >> we didn't sign up for that. >> no way. >> reporter: okay. brandon. >> i'm so happy. >> yay. >> oh, my gosh. >> over 60 missed messages. and over 100 instagram. >> reporter: that many missed messages, are you feeling anxious to check them? >> i'm freaking out. >> this guy thinks i blocked him because i wasn't texting. >> reporter: what was the
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toughest thing for you? >> the toughest thing was to see other people on their phones. it was a different perspective. i guess i should not going on the phone as much. >> reporter: did anyone else feel something similar? i do spend too much time on it? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> reporter: almost everyone nodded. the teens told us they were more present. >> without my phone, i'm more engaged. like, actually in the moment. >> i went to dinner with my family. and i didn't have my phone. we really just talked the whole time. that was nice. >> how about anyone else? their else arelationship with t parents? >> i was paying attention and waiting for someone to talk to me. it was nice to talk to people. when you get a text, you sit there and go, how did they mean that? >> reporter: who cheated? >> honestly? >> reporter: honestly. >> it was emergency reasons. >> reporter: one, two, three, four. >> i did think about it. but my parents would not let me. >> on the little flip phones,
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you can get games on them. >> reporter: that's cheating. >> it's over. >> reporter: their teacher, dave hayward, kept tabs on the experiment. with some of the kids you saw physical effect. >> behavior changes. some were withdrawn. more outgoing. >> reporter: he was impressed with how reflective the students are. >> students are self-observant. they understand how the phones control them. and a week without their phone really freed them. >> reporter: you're glad you twisted their arms. >> yeah. this project gets an "a." >> we checked back with the students after the experiment. most have returned to their old habits. one leaves it at home more. another turns his into his parents at night. interestingly, almost all of the kids said the parents gave them a hard time with the phone. but they turn around and use their phones as much, if not
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more, than they do. and you know, healthy parental double-standard, right? >> it's absolutely true. >> i was thinking, it's not a teen problem. it's an all of us. could we give it up for a week? >> when i walk my dog, i leave my phones home. and it's a nice 20 minutes of no phone. can't do anything about it. >> your dog probably likes it, too. >> what is cool is howf thoughtful those kids were. >> stephanie, thank you very much. and we posted tips on how families can disconnect. find more at >> al, how about a weather forecast? >> connect you to the weather. we're looking at cold air. our first outbreak of the season. big area of high pressure up around the north pole. it will be funneling this cold air in by early next week. bismarck will have a high of 8 degrees. 24, denver. albuquerque, 36.
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vegas, 46. these are low temperatures. bismarck, 1 below. look how far south it gets. amarillo, texas, 23. that's 11 below normal. and that chill is as far east as kansas city, oklahoma and into the west, as good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it will be cold here next week as well. so enjoy this. now it's 51 degrees in the peninsula and south bay and tri-valley 50 degrees. so generally low 50s now. a lot of sun and breezy wind at times but gusts kicking up to 20 to 30 miles an hour. the highs will reach 61 degrees in the peninsula and south bay, 59 in san francisco and north bay. some winds, 63 degrees. >> that's your latest weather. time for a little football. best night of the week, sunday night, football night in
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america. there you two. carolina, coming into century link field in seattle. it's an open stadium. it will be rainy, wet and maybe some snow, as the seahawks defend against the carolina panthers on "sunday night football" night in america. carson? >> al, thank you very much. all week long, we've been counting down to the biggest steals & deals ever. let's get right to some bargains. >> we're teasing this. we have a baby one coming up. and a full hour from 9:00 to 10:00. it's "steals & deals" morning. these robes, men and women. go on to see the retails 220. 100% cotton, machine-washable. the retail $220. and the deal, $65. >> and we have lovely jewelry. what do we have here? >> comes gift wrapped. the skinny bracelets.
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they're great to stack with things women may already have. sterling silver, wire bracelet. comes in the u.s. celebrity fans include kate hudson and rihanna. the deal, $26. >> what a deal. a small glimpse. head to to get in on these deals. the bracelets in front of us, from skinny. and jill will be back the next half hour with bargains on baby gifts. and in honor of savannah's last day. and the meg supersized hour of biggest "steals & deals." >> also ahead, why have you left us for so long? >> i don't know. >> fergie's back. she's going to perform in our studio. just to welcome you back. >> oh. >> doughnuts from savannah. >> thank you so much.
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good morning. it's 8:26. i'm kris sanchez. today two jail escapees and those that assisted them are scheduled to make their first court appearance since the man hunt ended. it ended tuesday night in antioch where they captured this man. authorities say he was covered in foam insulation when agents nabbed him because he fell out of the attic at his sister's house. the other escaped inmates seen walking out here was found the next day in san jose. he also was hiding in the attic before deputies figured his hideout. it happens he was wearing makeup over that telltale tattoo. let's look at traffic with mike inouye. >> nothing to cover up.
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nothing dramatic here. a smoother drive, san rafael bridge slower south 101 because of a crash which should be moved to the shoulder in a few minutes, just south of 580. through oakland and north 880, west 580 that's slow drive through oakland but better than it was a half hour ago. south of there 22 minutes from 238 down to dumbarton bridge. san mateo bridge moves here, continues for 101. there you go. back to you. >> that is a back-up. more local news coming up for you in just a half hour. have a great morning. thank you.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] it's 8:30. it's friday morning, december 2nd, 2016. what a great day. we've got a great crowd and we want to remind everybody that we are going, we're starting. so if you're going to be down here on the plaza, please bring your unwrapped gift. >> no question about it. >> furnergie is about to grab s toys. part of that toy drive. by the way, speaking of toys for the holiday. we'll walk you through the best toys per goodhousekeeping. they have their toy awards.
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we'll show you the winners coming up in just a second. >> jill has already revealed a couple bargains from the biggest steals and deals ever. she's got so many more over the next hour and a half of "today." >> first, let's get a check of the weather from al. >> let's look ahead towards the weekend. starting out flooding rains down through texas and the low to mid-mississippi river valley. look for snow showers around the great lakes and then sunday, sunday, that heavy rain moves into the lower mississippi river valley. heavy snow back to the inner mountain region and the cascades and lake-effect snow around the great lakes and look for sunshine in the northeast and mid-atlantic states. good morning, i'm meteorologist kari hall. here is a live look outside at san jose. christmas in the park. it's looking like a great weekend for that and all of the holidays going on. still cool in some of the wind protected valleys like in morgan
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hill 37 degrees but breezy. mid-50s as you go to san francisco, winds kicking up close to 30 miles an hour in some spots. we keep the winds throughout the day with sunshine and highs at 60 degrees for all of the bay area. >> and don't forget get that weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable. the shared kindness get away contest is created with our sister company, universal orlando. with amazing theme parks and spectacular on-site hotels, it's days and nights of endless fun. okay, guys. we are in the midst of our second annual share kindness campaign. we have a goal of 1 million acts of kindness and you can help. just post your kind acts using the #sharekindness. >> in fact, lego group was inspired and created this huge share kindness vessel to help us count to 1 million. when someone does an act of kindness or uses the hashtag we
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will add a brick. lego also donated 25 kind acts to help fill the vessel. our elof here in the box is doing that. in fact, thanks to your many acts of kindness, we're already at 47,833, but there's a long way to go. so, we want you to keep up the kindness. >> we're also launching our share kindness get away contest so you can thank the generous people in your lives. nominate someone who you think is deserving for a trip to four to universal orlando resort and stay onsite at the sapphire falls resort which is beautiful. >> we have 50,000 acts of kindness and we just need a million. >> and then alex can get out of there. he'll be in here until it gets to a million. >> #sharekindness. let's send it over to matt. the stressful holiday is rolling right along. this morning some help finding the best toys out there.
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laurie from goodhousekeeping is here with her good toys award. >> good morning, mr. lauer. >> matt, please. before we get to the individual toys, what is the criteria. >> we always get asked this question our electrical and chemical engineers are always testing for safety standards first and putting things together and making sure nothing poses a choking hazard. >> and fun. >> we bring in the toy testers 3 to 13 to assess the fun factor. >> what is this i'm looking at here? >> first, we'll start with all the $20 toys. frozen science. starts at age 4 and up. adult supervision is required. touch it. doesn't it feel like snow? >> it does. >> it's not real snow but exposes kids to stem. >> but adult supervision because you don't want a little kid eating it. >> it is safe and nontoxic. >> we'll move on to craftivity
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kits. you can do everything from string lanterns tathese little trains to dream boards. again, this whole table, $20. affordability is key. for little artists, the kids went nuts for this super doe. remember the very hungry caterpill caterpillar. >> absolutely. >> what i love about this and you'll love about it, it doesn't crumble. they're able to keep the shape together. my dotser playing with it. this is my son, leo. >> he came right to you and said mama. i was hoping there was a relationship. but this is the bead boogie-woogie mat. >> this is like tom hanks. >> you can channel him. leo will you shake your booty and run on this? these toys are great for the whole family. encourages musicality and really get in there and the whole family can play. >> i love that idea. that's fantastic. >> oh, look at this. this is one of my favorites from
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my childhood. >> go for it, buddy. show us how it works. hot wheels crisscross crash track. kids love it but parents will love it because it is 16 feet of track it only took ten minutes to put together. the things we test out at good housekeeping. >> what we love about this, it takes that old school pretend costume dress up with gender neutral and likely pairings. this one is doctor and farmer, but then pairs it with modern day technology. you get an app where you can make a movie, credits. >> how much is something like this? >> $60 at toys "r" us. >> matt, we'll wake these guys up. this is part of the furr real friends. there we go. this is one of the hottest toys of the year. it's called torch. >> i've seen this on some of the hot lists. >> what is so cool, he interacts with you and i'll toast this marshmallow. it's water vapor. these are $80 and up toys and the toy testers were all
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ditching other toys just to play with these. next up, the battle bots. the kids will love this inspired by the tv show. we have adorable gabby and riley playing here. epic robot battle that they will have fun with. >> some kids said we will play this over and over again. >> this is big. look at this. >> matt, this was our absolute number one top toy pick. charlie, can you show us how it works? can i help you out here for one second, bud. you're so cute. we'll show you the cool thing. here we go thomas jumps! this is $100, little pricy, but, matt, deals to be had. as you know, you're doing a big deals segment. right now you can find it for less, but the kids went nuts for this thomas & friends toys. >> carson over there just said i want that toy. >> merry christmas, carson. >> that's so cool. >> thank you so much. >> pleasure to be here. >> guys, thank you for being part of this segment. check out the full toy list on
8:38 am jill is back with baby gift bargains on our billest steals and deals ever. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we're back. it's 8:40. we have "expecting today" and a special "steals & deals." jill martin is back. she's busy this week and especially this morning. >> this is a special one. we're going to miss you. but the next time we see you, there will be another little one. to celebrate you and parents to be, we have a great baby "steals & deals." >> tell us. the retail, $59.95. a six-piece gift set. you get two footless cover-alls, two snug caps and two lovies.
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did val like those? >> yes. i like those, honestly. >> three colors. four sizes available. up to 12 months. 100% organic cotton, comes in a gift box. the deal, $17.99. >> you don't know what you're having, you go with the gray and yellows. >> i love baby girls in gray. >> this is nice. a t swaddlers. >> the crib set. they retail for $99. you get one fitted sheet, two baby blankets and gender-neutral patterns. this is great for people that aren't saying what they're having. the deal $26. that's 74% off. >> superfabulous patterns. you can choose your pattern. >> everything on and clearly spelled out. >> good. >> original sprout baby bundle. it's a five-piece bundle.
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the shampoo, the conditioner, the baby wash and the cream and the cradle cap cam bow. safe for newborns. and safe for adults, as well. the deal, $29, 70% off. >> i love this little comb. you put the steal in "steals & deals" and take it with me. >> the steal. >> i will do the steal part. >> you can buy a bunch of them and mix and match the sets. my mom is like, i should have thought of that. >> this is great if you have a baby shower to go to. >> retail, $199 changing pad included. a wipible exterior. 16 fabric stiles available. the deal, $65, 67% off. >> it's awesome. and the baby bottle on the side. cute. >> great to feel -- you need to sit down? >> always. i want to show off my cankles.
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make sure everybody sees that. the swollen feet situation. >> the retail $69. they call it the love set. two colors, obvious. you get the giraffe, the travel blankie and the plush toy. retail $69. the deal, $20. >> i love you. >> you have great stuff. watching me get up. >> i know. sitting down is a lot easier than getting back up. jill, thank you so much. the products are the burt's bees baby bundle. sets from pure fiber. and original sprout. the lou harvey diaper bags. and plush toy sets from little giraffe. go to >> and you should rest. you have a full hour coming up, next hour. 9:00. biggest "steals & deals" ever. >> i have to get my elf costume. if you have to go to work, just play hookie. >> i'm staying for the elf
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costume and the deals. coming up next, fergie w
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- ♪ grocery outlet bargain market ♪ - ♪ bargain market ... now it's stuck in my head. the citi concert series, is proudly presented to you by citi. >> how cool is this? >> awesome. >> this is great. fergie, one-fourth of the grammy-winning group, the black eyed peas. >> and hits like "glamorous" and "big girls don't cry." >> she has a new single, "life goes on." new album, on the way. can we catch up? you have been enjoying life for several years. >> yeah. i'm about to come out with my second album, which will be ten years ago, i had my first solo album. i've done four albums with the peas. and i did this little thing called having a kid. >> yeah. >> how was that little thing?
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>> it's the best album i've ever made. >> hit after hit. >> i mean, yeah. he just keeps on coming with them. >> are you in full christmas mode for axl, who is 3? >> we're teaching him he's out of halloween mode. he doesn't want to let go of the halloween mode. we're trying to get him -- thanksgiving is a harder pull. it's all about a turkey. and he's thinking, that's not as good as candy and costumes. >> how about josh? has he gotten him into golf yet? >> yeah. we have the tee in the backyard. he's about the balls and the sticks, as most boys are. >> yes, we are. >> good one. >> doesn't end. >> morning. >> you mentioned, it's been a decade since your last solo album. how is the music different now? >> the process is pretty much the same. i've been through a lot of life experiences since my last album. and so, a lot of the subject matter is kind of going into that. and it's a lot of emotional
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stuff. autobiographical stuff. stuff that doesn't have a place on a black eyed peas album when we're partying and having a good time. let's talk about what is going on in fergie's subconscious. there's the fun stuff. there's dance, pop, reggae, throwback stuff. it's a bunch of everything, like "the duchess" was. that's me all over the place. >> we're excited. sounds like the title makes some sense. "life goes on" is the name of the single. we're happy to have fergie with us. ♪ ♪ mm ♪ da, da, da, da, da ♪ every day, when i wake up trying to read my fortune in the bottom of my coffee cup ♪
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♪ it seems like i never finish maybe it's my own superstition ♪ ♪ or a protection with a look ahead ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ still sitting here just watching the sun ♪ ♪ go down down ♪ ♪ down ♪ life goes on with or without you ♪ ♪ it's up to you what you're going to do ♪ ♪ you could go or you could stay ♪ ♪ who cares anyway ♪ life goes on with or without you ♪ ♪ damn it, baby what you gonna do ♪ ♪ you could go or you could stay ♪ ♪ what who cares anyway ♪ every conversation gets me high on motivation ♪ ♪ gets me craving of your own familiar situation ♪ ♪ reach the unreachable achieve the unbelievable in midst of all of the madness ♪ ♪ still feeling restless thinking i should rest less ♪ ♪ work more play hard ready for the encore ♪ ♪ is this the kind of life i really want to live for ♪ ♪ in my heart i know, less is
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more, more, more ♪ ♪ live goes on with or without you ♪ ♪ it's up to you what you're going to do ♪ ♪ you could go or you could stay ♪ ♪ who cares anyway? life goes on with or without you ♪ ♪ damn it, baby what you gonna do ♪ ♪ you could go or you could stay ♪ ♪ but who cares anyway ♪ it's time to think it's out of my hands ♪ ♪ is it all gonna be worth it in the end ♪ ♪ 'cause it's safe here in my comfort zone ♪ ♪ never stray too far from home ♪ ♪ then again, this way, i'll never know ♪ ♪ maybe i should go ♪ go crazy go insane go for everything ♪ ♪ get the money dollar bills in your wallet, say cha-ching ♪
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♪ sign the dealey, make a mili, found familiar ♪ ♪ the rjcy is downeding drilly, for the ma-lli ♪ really though ♪ feel the vibration of higher ground ♪ ♪ love always leads to the highest sound ♪ ♪ many conversations people making speculations ♪ ♪ as may procrastination due to my revolutions ♪ ♪ and then you get it up call yourself a rider ♪ ♪ you need to speed your loyalty up like bugatti ♪ ♪ baby don't understatement my underdog mentality ♪ ♪ we about to race ahead ♪ ambition on ferrari ♪ life goes on, with or without you, it's up to you what you're gonna do ♪ ♪ you could go or you could stay ♪ ♪ who cares anyway ♪ damn it, baby, what you gonna
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do ♪ ♪ you could go or you could stay ♪ ♪ but who cares anyway? you could go ♪ ♪ you could stay you could go ♪ ♪ you could stay da, da, da, da, da ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> fergie. thank you very much. we're back in a moment on a friday morning. this is "today" on nbc. [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ life goes on >> i like that new song from fergie. 8:53. willie is going to show us what's coming up. >> you, savannah. on sunday "today." we have a profile of miss m., bette midler. i don't know to call you an actress, a singer, musician. how do you describe yourself? >> i call myself an entertainer. i never called myself an artist. people are supposed to call you that. you're not supposed to call yourself that. i'm gratified when people call me an artist. i'm not a song writer. i'm an interpreter. i'm an interpreter of other people's thoughts and feelings and writings. that's really what i am. >> i love interviews when it's an honor to be sitting across from somebody that long. you'll hear more of it on "sunday today." >> and nobody was eat in the restaurant. >> shut it down.
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>> willie, thank you. see you sunday. >> so, the time has come to say good-bye to miss guthrie for the next little while. we tonigdon't know low long. hoda could not be here. she is here in spirit. we want to propose a toast to you. >> i hope this is the hard stuff. >> not yet. but soon. >> everyone has been missing my boozing. >> we'll love you. we miss you. we wish you the best. and we can't wait to see the new little boy. >> thank you so much. >> happy, healthy. >> i love you so much. >> and to mike feldman, too. >> feldy. >> yeah. and bailey, you have no idea what's coming. thank you so much. i love you guys so much. and i feel like my blessings are overflowing this morning. i'm going to miss you guys. and you know i'll be texting you every morning. >> let us know when your water breaks. >> it's been an honor and a pleasure going through this
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process with you. i've asked so many questions. and you've given me so many answers. i don't know if they're right. >> guilty or not. and cheers to you, as well. >> i'll be with you in spirit. your last day is next week. >> yes. you want to give birth, i want to give it on air. >> wow. >> love you guys. >> good morning, 8:56 i'm kris sanchez. a uc student is recovering after a driver held her captive in a moving car. that student was waiting for a bus before 1:00 yesterday morning. that's when she decided to hitch a ride from a passing driver. that driver, though, did not stop where they agreed and continued driving despite the student's pleas for him to pull
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over. the woman eventually managed to jump from the car as the driver slowed to make a turn. the driver then left the scene. happening bob redell following developments with the student there at uc santa cruz, still have a midday report. also get the back story at b.a.r.t. board of directors retro foot for transbay tube. commuters have to be patient because the length and distance will affect the commute. details on our home page. a busy oakland parking lot is suddenly completely off limits right in the middle of the holiday shopping season. the problem this has to do with safety. can you learn more in our twitter feed. more news in a half hour. ♪ think of your fellow man.
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and will have given ninety million dollars to help real people like these. ♪ hey, holiday honchos. i'm going to be a little short on my steals and deals quota today. >> that's all right. how many deals did you get? after all, this is the biggest "steals & deals" show ever. >> i only got five. >> ooh. that puts you way bend schedule. and it's almost christmas. >> why don't you just say it? i'm a cotton-headed ninny-muggen. the worst gift-getter, in the world. >> we have time for the big show. we have just the place for you to get the rest of the deals. new york city. ♪
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santa, i know him. hey. ♪ i'm so excited. i got all of the "steals & deals" for the big show. my work here is done. >> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today's take," the biggest "steals & deals" ever. live from studio 1a, in rockefeller plaza. ♪ ♪
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>> wow. hey. what a way to kick off the weekend. an hour-long "steals & deals" on a friday, december 2nd, 2016. i'm al, tamryn, buddy the held f, and the fantastic rockettes. >> and an amazing crowd. >> and don't forget. christmas spectacular starring the radio city rockettes is running now through january 2nd. they will be here throughout the morning, helping us for our "steals & deals." >> are we getting out? >> we're getting out. >> help us. oh, no. here. help me, bill. oh. >> she's been carried away. there you go. >> god bless you, man.
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thank you to our crew. you guys stayed up all night doing this. this is incredible. >> that's impressive. >> everybody was here so late last night. >> is that your first time in a horse-drawn sleigh carriage thing? >> yes. i didn't grow up in santa claus land. it's not my first time close to a horse because i'm a texan and they give those out to us. but this is incredible. >> you get one when you're born. >> you get one when you're born. this is fantastic. our crew stayed up until 3:00 a.m., putting this together. but the best part is that jill has come armed with "steals & deals" that will last the entire hour. >> now, we also must say. it was fun doing the homage to "elf" of course. >> i didn't realize that was an homage to "elf." >> did you see the movie, "elf"? >> i did. >> it didn't seem remotely
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familiar? >> i said who is playing buddy. we want to thank the folks at bank of america winter village, bryant park. that's where you saw, santa, i know him. >> it was funny. we were filming this. and people were coming up to me, where can you get a battery? where can i get a drink? they thought i was information. one of the santas. there's a best buy, make a right. then a left. and i was answering. we really, everybody did such a good job. and i want to thank dana on my team for putting this together. this took about six months to put together. >> six months? >> to put together this hour-show. >> this is your scroll. >> i've been on the north pole for a while. just got back a little while ago. >> before we get to "steals & deals" we have a great deal to tell you about for monday's show. here's why. you don't know i'm doing this.
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my cowboys. come on. cowboys nation and i say that because our co-host on monday is a fellow texan. and "american idol" winner who is a texan, who is an "american idol" win center kelly clarkson. >> no one seemed to know that. that worked out well. kelly clarkson, will be our superco-host. we want all all of the superfans to come down to the plaza. >> a trivia quiz. >> who is the texan? >> kelly clarkson. >> now, we know. >> kelly clarkson will come down. meet kelly in person. and we're going to play finish the lyric. >> uh-huh. >> you're an evil elf. >> like, i don't know. we don't know. let's get started. okay. you got what? over 25 products? during the show and on facebook. >> we have an unbelievable stat
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here. about $10,000. >> wow. >> in product. available for nearly $3,000 today. an overall 66% savings. you can do all of your holiday shopping with your feet up, coffee in your hand. >> what do you have for us? >> this is mine? i'll model it. >> you will like this. the retail is $190. gold plated or silver. the retail $190. the deal, $39. 79% off. >> i got time for another one. >> oh, you do? >> you have a second? >> i have a second. this watch from invicta. >> watch in. from invicta, $495 to $895. i wear a loft the men's watches. go on to they come in this box.
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retail $495 to 8$95. up to 95% off. >> get one for somebody else and one for yourself. >> wow. >> and this is nice. hi, guys. >> when you travel back to texas to visit kelly clarkson, you can use this. >> this is the olympia usa flee-piece luggage set. the retail is $700 to $760. it has the eight-wheel dual spinners. $700 to $760. $179 for all three. up to 76% off. >> i'm a black suitcase. but i love these persons. i like them. >> my mother puts the crazy ribbons out because she knows which one is hers. but if it's a different color. >> i'm not too tired to tell you
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about this one. >> with the jokes, man. >> this is appropriate for you because you drive -- you drive. you ride your bike every day, in your suit into work. we thought this would be good for our viewers. bikes from diamondback. $180 to $450. there's six stiles with the 12 inch for girls, ages 2 and up. go to to see the different ones. we have four here. retail $180 to $450. 50% off. >> on a review quickly, everything. >> the necklaces. with initials. i love that. invicta watch. the suitcase set. a lady said i need one of those. >> the diamondback bicycles. go to for all of the deals. >> we're just getting started. we are looking at the kids on your list. jill has you taken care of. wait until you see the hot, new toys we have for a fraction of the price. jill has worked so hard on this hour. it is exceptional.
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>> they must be freezing. >> you know what, i saw the show for the first time last year with my nieces. i've seen that sign and wondering what it was like. going in. you've been many times. it lives up to every bit of the hype. >> my first time seeing it, 1963. my dad and my uncle. >> the mike is dead. >> maybe you can do a "steals & deals" on microphones. >> there we go. can you hear us now? >> yeah. >> let's start off with toys. >> the awesome toys you have for us. >> hi, guys. this is the virtual reality headset. it retails $59. a headset for smartphones. it's a 360 experience. you download the content from the app store, and, guys, enjoy the ride. is it cool? yeah? >> do you like it? what do you see? >> you have video of what this is? >> you can see a concert? >> the retail is $59. the deal is $15. 75% off. thumbs up if you're having fun. >> you can say it.
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>> you can't see your thumb. don't worry about it. >> it's in 3d. that's a good buy, jill. >> hi, guys. this is the robot dinosaur. retail $119. this is an intelligent dinosaur that responds. and you can control it with your hands. look how she's doing that. very cool. >> i've never seen that. >> you can battle it. you can feed it steak. it does everything. toys "r" us, best buy and other fine retailers. $119. the deal, $35. 31% off. >> that was awesome. >> next up, hi, everybody. >> this is the motor train set with smoke and sound. it gives you real smoke and sound. the 20-piece set. the retail is $69.99. the deal is $21. >> that would be great to put that around the tree in the morning. >> and it's great to put together as a family.
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>> i think train sets scream christmas. >> you're doing a good job, elves. >> such a good job here. the baking or cooking set. hi. the retail is $75. what are you making here? >> making cookies. >> making cookies. >> they told me that the dough has been out all night. we can't cut this dough. it's frozen. this is not your fault. >> they chill the dough before you make it. >> it's four sets. the bakers set, the pizza set, the chinese cooking set. oar the santa cooking set. retail $75. the deal, $23, 69% off. >> some of the books that are always fantastic. >> these are classics. my favorite books as a kid. the dr. seuss books. the retail $97. it's three different sets. you can go on to see the different ones. all from dr. seuss. all of the classics. you can't go wrong.
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retail $97. the deal, $29 for a set of ten books up to 71% off. >> let's recap everything. >> hit it, jill. >> i'll do it. okay. we start with the virtual reality sets. and then, we move on. >> we have the robotic dinosaur from wowee. the 20-piece train set. the baking or cooking sets for kids from handstand kitchen. and dr. seuss from penguin random house. to get them, head to >> we started off strong. i don't know how you can finish out. i know you have good stuff to come. meanwhile, mr. roker, the forecast. >> that's right. let's check out your weather. if you need to watch out, if you do, when you're down south, this weekend, we have a rainy pattern. we're going to be watching a lot of heavy rain start to develop. this gulf moisture comes on in. and then, as a low pressure
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absolutely graceful. the radio city music rockettes. the next round of "steals & deals." are you ready? because it's all for the fashionista or fashion lovers on your gift list. >> everything is 70% off. let's start, jill. >> pencil jeans from melissa mccarthy. 77. the retail, $89. this is chloe. she's wearing the jesus style jeans. available in three other washes. there's three other washes. sizes 2 to 28. retail $89. $26.70. 70% off. >> i like the stitching. i like those a lot. melissa mccarthy. >> and that capri length is in now. >> that's hot. >> do they come in other colors? >> yeah, three other styles. >> okay. >> this is the jessica simpson collection. these are the mahiri.
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this is a shootie in suede. the retail is $110. simone is wearing the shootie in the honey brown, but it also comes in taupe. it's a 3.5-inch heel. retail $110. the deal, $33. >> i know what a shooter is. >> a shoe and a boot. a shootie. i could feel al's energy change. that's a shootie. >> that's one of the terms that you did the other day that nobody knows. they're great, right? >> the other thing is a shoe, right? >> a shoe and a booty. >> thank you so much. this is our third deal, the malia shoe by jessica simpson. the retail $59. we missed the black patten. >> the other thing is a shoe. >> where is the black patten back. >> please. >> that's my fault. this is the black patten. this is kelsey, our "today" assistant. this is four inches with a
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half-inch platform. the retail is $59. the deal, $17.70 that's 70% off. >> that looks great. you can wear that to the cocktail party or throw it up with some jeans. next up? >> and these are super fun. a lot of '70s here. the '70s in right now. the denim with the leopard. >> i'm obsessed with this shoe right now. >> you're wearing open toe. >> the nadine shoe from jessica simpson. retail $119. this is jade. thanks for modeling. it's a 1.18 platform with a 4.9-inch block heel. you have to like high heels. >> these are smokin' high. >> the retail is $119. the deal is $35.70. 70% off. >> the shoes are $35? >> yeah. >> those are smokin' hot. >> let's bring everybody back out. >> we have the bag. >> we have one more here. this is the mini cross bag from jessica simpleson. retail $58. this is jade, available in smoke also.
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it has a removable strap. the retail $58. get this, the deal $17.40, 70% off. >> love it. >> going to run through the products. we have shoes and a bag from jessica simpson collection. jeans from msnbc lis melissa mccarthy 7. >> we just taught you what a shooty is. >> amazing. up next, jill helps out a deserving family with an unbelievable home makeover. and you'll be able to snag some of the items inside for a steal. head to and we have two more deals. gorgeous scarves and jewelry trays. you can only find on facebook live. we're back with more deals for the home and kitchen after your local news. e new false lash look?
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♪ good friday morning, i am sam brock. the two escaped jail mates stayed outside for a week when they escaped. u.s. marshals said he was covered head to toes in foam installations a evfter he fell m an attic. chavez was found in san jose, sometimes he was hiding at the attic in the house before deputies uncovered his hide out. while hitchhiking against a
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ride around campus he was held captive. she was at the bus stop just before 1:00 yesterday, she decided to hitch a ride. the driver did not stop and he continued to derived despite the student's plea for him to pull over. the woman managed to jump out the car as the driver slowing down for a turn. the driver left the scene. coming up, we'll have a look at your weather and traffic.
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good friday morpning, i am meteorologist kari hall, the live look outside in oakland. we do have some sunshine, expect to stay breezy and clear throughout the day. it is 56 degrees. 50s for most of the bay area. highs reaching right about 60 degrees for most of us. we'll continue on with mild weather for the weekend.
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let's check in with mike to see what's happening at the road way >> we had a crash fremont south 880 tied up lanes for good half an hour. we have some recovery north of there heading out to heyward. a smoother flow of traffic north of there. let me show you our camera from emoryville as well. this camera shakes as well. hold on tight as you heading across the bridge. it is a wild ride, mike, thank you very much, that's going to do it for us right now. we'll be back though in just 30 minutes with an update for you. in the meantime, we'll send you back out to the "today" show, have a great friday.
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♪ all right. >> legendary radio city rockettes. you need to come up with a fitness video. you're in such great shape. >> amazing. >> helping us celebrate an entire hour of "steals & deals." >> and go to our facebook page for the scarf that jill is wear pg and the fabulous jewelry trays. you can go on the facebook page and find the exclusive "steals and deals" just for you.
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>> since the holidays are all about giving. jill is so sweet. a really nice surprise for a deserving family. >> i know they are watching. you get to see the rooms they transformed. so happy now. it was amazing. meet the nabori family. yep. you are seeing triplets. wendy is a stay-at-home mom. and the 5-year-old boys who have taken over this three-bedroom house. you had challenges? >> one of our boys was diagnosed on a spectrum. i'm going to get emotional. i feel like i'm not doing enough for him. only because my other two are more verbal. they do take me away. they come home with homework. i'm trying to sit with them the and at the same time, francesco seeing the house has become this picasso has loved to color on
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the walls. >> what wendy doesn't know is that her friend, stacy, wrote us, with hopes of much-needed room makeovers for her boys. >> tell me about your sleeping situation. >> the boys have been sleeping in our room since they were born. >> we heard about that. we are making over two rooms for you. >> you're the best mommy ever. >> i get my bed back. >> i called in our friend and fixer-upper, lou man ferdini. who happens to be ace hardware's fo spokesperson. beautiful new furniture, check. thanks to kohl's. we got to work on two rooms. one for sleep and one for play. then, it was time. look at your new room. >> whoa. >> look at all this. >> whoa.
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>> my god. >> climb up there. ♪ >> everybody has a big boy bed. >> everybody has a big boy bed. >> francesco, do you want another surprise? your new play room. >> whoa. >> this is awesome. look at that. >> are you happy? tell me what you think. >> awesome. >> my partner in crime, lou, gave the boys a demo. you know ho you like to draw? it's chalkboard paint. >> a special treat for this home's picasso. >> thank you. >> i'll take a hug. >> good job, buddy. >> what a beautiful family. >> i love that family. we want to thank barbara kimmel, a board-certified behavior analyst, who specializes with
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children on the autism spectrum. we got feedback they were enjoying it. they were living in the parents' bedroom. >> love the lights. >> oh, it's so great. they go from day to the night, to become a night light. the retail, $65. they come with the stickers, as well. you can form different -- >> and they're battery-operated. >> the deal, $25. that's 62% off. this is great. the bean bag chair. choice of two stiles. the obvious two stiles. they come in different colors. and the covers are machine-washable. >> that's a great idea. >> the deal $45. 70% off. >> i love these pillows. >> is this fabulous. the oversized throw pillows. there's different templates. very easy to do. the retail $95.
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the deal, $19. 80% off. >> peppermint pajamas. >> and the bed? >> great bedding sets. the retail $120 to $140. children and teen comforter sets, ten styles. go to we tail $120 to $140. $39, up to 72% off. >> let's recap the deals. the wall decal lamp. the bean bag share. the photo pillows and the bedding sets. go to our website to check it out. >> what a great thing you've done for that family. a beautiful family. and it's great to see them smile. and the kids have so much fun. coming up, things get coo e cooking. we're going to head into the kitchenen for a steak deal. we're using our culinary "steals and deals."
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rockettes. >> we're digging in. >> hi, guys. >> we're going to make a lemon seth garlicy putter for our steak. >> you're going to use the knives for our "steals & deals." it's a seven-piece set. how are they cutting? >> they are cutting well. lemon butter is a great way to add something extra to your sauces. you take some of spices, whatever you want. the herbs, put them on this. and a little lemon zest. >> using the skin on the lemon. >> and you will mix that together. and you will wrap it up and put it in your refrigerator. >> that's this. >> that becomes this. >> the knives are $99. $30 for seven pieces. 70% off. >> spectacular. this is the steak part of this. tell us about the steak. >> omaha steaks. $186 to $681.
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there's a few tedeals. a dinner for six, for 16, or for 24. that has 48 tatar tots. go to to see everything. it gives you everything. >> these are great. these are going to cook up quickly. only need to do them two minutes per side. maybe three tops. you will flip them over. then, we have seasoning for a dry rub you're going to put on. once it's done, you have to take it off. and add a little flavor of the butter there. you let it rest. and the juices come back in. and look at this. >> that looks great. >> $186 to $681. the deal is $39 to $150, up to 80% off. >> let's run through the products one more time. >> this is your finished product here. >> that's right. >> and these are the --
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>> the platters. >> two more to tell you about. the cookwear set. that's the ten-piece set with the pans. the retail is 350 on that. stainless steel, the deal, $99. that's 72% off. and you get everything there. and then, to serve it on, your finished product, the platters, all different ones on $72 to $150. the deal, $24. up to 84% off. >> we'll run through them. the stokes knives. the party packages from omaha steaks. cookwear. and the platters on >> that's so good. >> good meat. good weather. how about your weekend? the weekend outlook. we're expecting to see plenty of rain through texas on into the lower mississippi river valley. we're looking at a lot of sunshine in the mid-atlantic states. expect to see santa ana winds in
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southern california. they die down tomorrow on sunday. but more heavy rain stretching from texas into the river valley. lake-effect snow. and heavy snows make their way into the cascades of the intermountain, the bitterroot an 2k3w5good morning, i am meteorologist kari hall, a lot of sunshine, we had winds kicking up to 20 to 30 miles per hour. it is getting a little warmer, already 55 degrees in san francisco and in the peninsula, expect a high of 61. tri-valley of 59 degrees and san francisco, upper 50s there and the winds continues until this evening. in the east bay expect a high of 60 degrees and this weekend will be a nice one especially in land. >> that is your latest weather. you think the deals couldn't get bigger or better? oh, you're wrong. we've saved the best for last.
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learn more at ♪ all right. now, for the grand finale of "steals & deals." your one-stop place for shopping. behind these panels are the biggest "steals & deals" yet. the rockettes are back to help us with the big reveal. let's get a drumroll. are you ready, ladies? rockettes, do the honor and reveal our biggest deals to date. >> wow. >> man. >> i want to dive on it. >> there you go. >> i think i'm comfortable. >> something for every room in the house. starting with the memory foam
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mattres mattress. $900 to $1450. the deal $450 to $725 up to 50% off. >> that's pretty cool. and while you're in bed, you can watch tv. >> you can watch us as elves. >> oh. >> this is the 43-inch roku tv from tcl. the retail is $699. 4k resolution. and it comes with headphones for private listening. >> a remote finder feature? >> find elf and it looks for elf and tells you what channel it's on. >> i love this. >> $ $699. the deal, $299. >> i'm obsessed with this.
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>> what can go wrong here? >> the cardio hit trainer. retail $1,999. >> i need one. >> i think it's in a locked position. >> go, go, go. they're chanting. >> i'm trying. >> it takes -- >> it doesn't have power. thank you. >> it takes up half of the space of other elliptical machines. 32 workout apps. it shows you different ways. free shipping. >> more important. >> free shipping is a big deal. >> let's run through the product. >> the deal, $827. >> that's pretty good. >> 59% off. >> that's cool. going to run through the deals. we got the bed. and we got a 43 inch l.e.d. tv. and the hit trainer from proform. and the max comfort memory form mattress. for all of the information,
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check out the "steals & deals" page at >> you outdone yourself with this, lady. we're not done. back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ wow. >> what an amazing hour. go to for all of the deals. we are not done. we have not forgot about all of you who stood in the plaza. we are giving away free stuff. >> free stuff for you guys. >> help us out. help us distribute some of the stuff. >> i'm giving away a bike.
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>> there you go. >> all righty. >> who wants it? >> all of the best. let's go over here. >> there you go. >> you need that, too? >> you're turning 13. happy birthday. there you go, sweetheart. >> giving away -- >> you take this. you get this. >> let's get people down there. >> whoa. >> here you go. >> there we go. >> we've got more. >> hold on. ♪ >> there you go. >> gave away that set. you keep going. >> how about some luggage. there you go. there you go, bud. there you go. >> wow. >> fun, folks. >> okay. separate them. whose name starts with an "m."
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>> there's some luggage. that's for this young lady here. okay. good. >> we have one more thing. >> okay. >> we got one more thing. >> get out of the way. >> how much time do we have? okay. one last thing. >> who gets the tv? >> we are going to give away -- >> come on. >> the tv. >> all right. this lady right here. >> lady, you get the 43-inch tv. there you go. >> for information. there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. jill martin, thank you so much. fantastic. jill martin, nice stuff. and your entire team.
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as you head out today, definitely long sleeves, some gusty winds, we may have winds gusting up to 20 to 30 miles per hour.
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the tri-valley, 59 degrees and east bay to about 60 degrees, a nice day and we see some more of this beautiful weather continuing into the weekend with highs in the in land areas in the mid-60s. lets gate look et a look at thi morning's commute with mike. >> we have it whining up quickly here. the south bay does have one sticky point. a tough one, north 80. that's the pattern we typically see. we are looking at the bay bridge, a backup we have here, no problem out of the maze or down the east towards the freeway. u unless you consider oak lan. it is moving well, sometimes the camera shakes though. mike, thank you very much, happening right now bart directors approved a massive retrofit for the trans bay.
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possibly, commute times, we have details on our home page. the warriors coming up just short in the double time with the rockets. and caltrans got a special holiday train, you can find out all about that and the spirit on twitter.
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