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good morning. unstoppable unstoppable? with two wins under his belt and candidates dropping out of the race, donald trump in position for the nomination and feeling confident. >> you're going to get so tired. you're going to say please, please, mr. president, we can't stand it anymore. we don't want to keep winning. we can't stand it. and i'm going to say, i don't care. we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton reenergized after winning in nevada. with two more contests this week and super tuesday eight days away, is there anything left
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facing justice. the uber driver suspected in the michigan shooting rampage that killed six people and injured two others, due in court today. now, we're learning he may have picked up fares in the middle of his alleged shooting spree. >> i kind of jokingly said to the driver, you're not the shooter, are you? >> this morning, what witnesses are saying about their interactions that night. high powered pressure. the head of the fbi urges apple to help hack into the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. why he says everyone needs to take a deep breath. senior moment. a 106-year-old woman fulfills a lifelong dream, visiting the president and first lady. >> i thought i'd never get into the white house. >> still dancing at 106. >> meet, greet and dance that
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monday, february 22nd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to "today." wow, it is a monday, isn't it? >> do i make you nervous, savannah. >> i'm getting used to you. matt is off this morning. you were in south carolina all weekend. >> donald trump with a ten point win coming on the heels of a double digit win in new hampshire. the question now, can he be stopped in the republican primary? >> not surprisingly, the presidential race is our top story. donald trump and hillary clinton making their cases as the clear leaders in their races. >> as we said, trump picking up his second straight victory saturday. a decisive win in south carolina. marco rubio edged out ted cruz for second place. clinton bouncing back from her defeat in new hampshire to senator bernie sanders in
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>> the democratic primary in south carolina is on saturday. we're just eight days from super tuesday contest in 12 states. that could cement the race on both sides. we have complete coverage at this key moment in the campaign. beginning with nbc' hallie jackson in las vegas. good morning. >> good morning. this morning, the center of attention in this race has shifted here to nevada, where donald trump will hold a couple of rally ies today. history on his side right now. no republican has won new hampshire and south carolina and lost the nomination. trump has the momentum. his closest competitors and the establishment try to slow him down. >> reporter: on his victory lap in atlanta -- >> oh, that's so much better. >> reporter: -- donald trump didn't mind the dark. >> get the lights off. turn off the lights! turn off the lights! >> reporter: demanding the lights stay off after the protester pulled the plug. trump fresh off his lights-out
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>> such a beautiful victory. such a conclusive victory. >> reporter: trump looking ahead to another first place finish tomorrow in nevada, perhaps unstoppable now. though his rivals are trying to. >> if you believe we need a strong contrast with the democrats, then we welcome you aboard our team. >> reporter: but cruz's disappointing third place finish in south carolina may mean more pressure to perform in the super tuesday primary. cruz hoping for a two-man race but marco rubio makes three. >> rubio! >> reporter: pulling in his biggest crowd yet in tennessee, facing a new line of attacks from trump, who is refusing to rule out questions about rubio's eligibility for the white house. the florida senator, born in the united states, his parents born in cuba. >> i'm going to spend zero time on his interpretation of the constitution with regards to eligibility. >> reporter: key to rubio's
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long enough to bring together the establishment wing. >> we're still going to have our primary. it's a long smaller field this morning than it was. >> reporter: the end of the road for jeb bush. the end of the line for now for his family's presidential political dynasty. >> tonight, i am suspending my campaign. yeah, yeah. thank you. >> reporter: after that emotional speech, the scramble for his supporters and his donors. and new this morning, the rnc launching a fresh attack ad aimed at hillary clinton for her performance in south carolina in 2008. >> the clintons and the african-americans in this country might be irreparable. >> the rnc looking at the general election as the head of the party reiterates the promise to back whoever the nominee is. cruz and rubio fighting it out, trying to prove it won't be trump. expect to see over the next few
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with rubio knocking down reports that mitt romney will back him soon. guys? >> hallie jackson, thank you. as we mentioned, south carolina is the next battleground on the democratic side, where hillary clinton hopes to build on her big win over sanders in nevada. kristen welker is following those campaigns. >> good morning. hillary clinton is focused on fund raising in the los angeles area. hoping her donors and supporters are reenergized after heroin win in nevada. >> reporter: clinton had a big win in nevada over the weekend. >> some may have doubted us but we never doubted each other. >> reporter: carried to victory by union workers and african-americans bho s s who turned out in force. 76% of blacks in nevada choosing her. >> this one is for you. >> reporter: clinton posting this photo to instagram,
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trying to gain ground with minorities, sanders courted african-americans at a baptist church in south carolina sunday. later, urged his supporters to fight on. >> south carolina has the opportunity to make american history, and i hope you will. >> reporter: while sanders won 72% of young voters in nevada and had a strong showing among latinos, the loss raises questions about his ability to win more diverse areas, like many of the super tuesday states. sanders stressing, it's all about turnout. >> the voter turnout is not as high as i wanted. i said over and over again, we'll do well when young people, working class people come out. >> reporter: both candidates looking forward. clinton commanding a double digit lead in south carolina, where her ground game is in full swing. >> i want to ask if you plan on voting for hillary clinton.
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sanders acknowledged the slim chances in south carolina. sanders is sharpening his focus in places he feels confident, like colorado, massachusetts and michigan. sunday night, both campaigns took aim at the republican front runner. >> we don't need to make america great again. it never stopped being great. but we do need to make america whole again. >> you want a candidate who is going to defeat donald trump. you're looking at that candidate. >> this morning, the clinton campaign is dispute ing that sanders won the latino vote, as polls suggest. arguing that clinton trounced sanders in areas that are latino. the sanders campaign is calling it spin. this underscores the importance of the latino vote, as super tuesday approaches and as this race heats up. willie and savannah? >> kristen welker looking at the democratic side. thanks. let's get analysis. nicolle wallace served as an adviser to the mccain-palin
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managing editor of bloomberg politics. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> nicolle, the question, is donald trump unstoppable? he seems to have the momentum and has two big wins under his belt. >> flip it the other way around. can ted cruz or marco rubio win? i think it's a harder question to answer. it would be defying decades of political history to seize the nomination in marco rubio's case, after coming in third, fifth and second, and ted cruz's case, he hasn't won since iowa. it is possible. in my view, it is increasingly unlikely. >> mark, the argument from a lot of republicans is, if you get donald trump in a one on one fight, it's the way to beat him. i guess the question for me is, which of the candidates, whether marco rubio, ted cruz or john kasich, gives up the fight at this point, given how well they've been doing in the second place slot? >> none of them give it up.
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when it's one on one. you've got the contest here tomorrow, and then super tuesday a week from tomorrow. i think it's increasingly -- as nicolle said -- increasingly hard to come up with a scenario where any of the three can stop him, unless they get one on one. republicans are talking about unorthodox supporters. maybe try to simply stop trump delegates. all three scenarios are, at this point, not just unlikely, but may be improbable, unless something changes. we need to kav yacht caveat it. maybe trump are will falter or something strange will happen. if you look at political history, trump is in a commanding position. >> mark, does the calendar favor him, the states coming up next and the fact they turn to winner takes s s all in a little while? >> winner take off is a way that could hurt trump. say in ohio or florida, home
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winner take off state and get momentum. trump, both demographically and geographically, doesn't have weaknesses. a guy that can win new hampshire decisively and south carolina decisively tells you a lot of what you need to know. he'll probably win here tomorrow. a northeastern, southern and western powerhouse. it's up to the others candidates to decide, do they all stay in, and how do they explain how they eventually stop him? the voters need to decide this. right now, again, on the current trajectory, trump is strong. >> let's hop over to the democratic side. the clinton campaign said they were relieved they won nevada. a lot of people were looking at how it was going to spin and the story changed because of the result. she did well with african-american voters. that'll be important in south carolina this saturday. what's the path forward for sanders? >> i think she made it difficult to imagine a scenario where bernie sanders overtakes her. she's become almost trump-like on the democratic side.
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harder for an upset candidate like bernie sanders. this was a decisive victory for her. she goes to represent much more favorable terrain for her and her message. >> saturday ends up being quite important in this race. good to have you both. thank you so much. >> thanks, guys. also this morning, disturbing new information emerging about the uber driver suspected of killing six people during a weekend shooting ram pain in kalamazoo, michigan. investigation. good morning. >> good morning from kalamazoo. this is where that driver is expected to be charged later today in the deaths of two people and the injury of two others in the shooting spree. investigators say they have a gun. they have surveillance video. they are sure he did it. they still don't know why. >> reporter: this is the man kalamazoo. 45-year-old jason dalton. a husband and father of two, allegedly shooting his victims
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>> they weren't targeted for any reason other than they were there to be a target. >> reporter: dalton is an uber driver, and police are looking into reports he picked up and dropped off fares in the six hours between the first shooting and when he was caught. one of the passengers spoke with nbc news by telephone. >> i kind of jokingly said to the driver, "you're not the shooter, are you?" he shook his head or said no. got up into the room and they say the news. i said, that's the car that we were in. >> reporter: sub uber says they're horrified and heartbroken. they did a background check and dalton did not have a political record. eight people were shot in three separate shootings. the locations, apartment complex, a car dealership and the parking lot of a crackerbarrel restaurant. among the dead, four women returning from a play. they had car pooled to save money and were swapping cars when the shots s
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also dead, a father and teenage son who were shopping for a new car. >> you see the stuff on the news all the time. you don't think about it because it doesn't affect you. then this hits not just your community but your friends. >> reporter: loved ones fighting back tears during a sunday night vigil and struggling to make sense of such random violence. >> two survivors are in the hospital. a mother of three shot multiple times is in serious condition. and a 14-year-old girl who was pronounced for more than an hour yesterday, doctors were s s s s were preparing her body for organ donation when she was able to squeeze her mother's hand. doctors realized she was still alive and rushed her into surgery. >> just awful, awful story. you never wrap your head around why that could happen. blake, thank you. for the first time, the director of the fbi is personally weighing in on his agency's fight with apple over
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the san bernardino shooters. pete williams has more on this. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. the fbi director james comey says the investigation of what happened in san bernardino without getting a look at the phone. in the post overnight on a national security blog, he says, we can't look the survivors in the eye or ourselves in the mirror if we don't follow this lead. the lead is a phone that was owned by syed farook's employer, and that he used, which the fbi found in his mother's car. agents need apple's help to unlock it. apple is resisting, saying the company, if it does what the fbi wants, it would have to create software. if that software gets in the wrong hands, it could jeopardize the security of any iphone in the world. comey writes on his blog, we don't want to break anyone's encryption or set a master key loose on the land. the fbi says there may not be
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since farook deployed other phones but not that one, and it was owned by the county. tim cook, apple ceo, said this case is about much more than a single phone or a single investigation. he says what's at stake is the data security of hundreds of thousands of law-abiding people, and sets a precedent that threatens everyone's civil liberties. >> stakes high on all sides. pete pete, thank you. a powerful cyclone tore through fiji. authorities are getting a scale of the disaster and to deploy aid to the islands. 6,000 residents were staying in emergency shelters after their homes were destroyed or swamped. winds from the cyclone winston reached 180 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm in the southern hemisphere since record-keeping began. at home, dozens of passengers managed to escape minutes before a megabus explode exploded into flames.
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chicago on sunday afternoon after people on board heard a big pop. the driver got all the passengers off the bus. moments later, the entire bus erupted with flames and thick, black smoke. nobody was injured. the cause of the fire is under investigation. now to the incredible finish at the daytona 500. take a look. >> here they come to the line. this is the finish to the daytona 500. bouncing off each other. unbelievable! >> i think it was hamlin. >> after 500 miles, it came down to that. >> wow. >> they had to review a photo finish, determining that danny hamlin edged out martin truex jr. by 0.01. it's the closest finish of that race. ham in second grade, hamlin wrote a letter to himself, wishing for his daytona 500 victory. i'm sure he described it just
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>> let it be a photo finish, extra exciting. al, houz it w is it going? >> like lightning mcqueen. >> yeah. we have rain in the southeast but watching another storm out of texas and on into the southeast. later tomorrow, it'll move over the south. severe storms with possible tornadoes tomorrow. into wednesday, a traction in the midwest with severe weather ahead of it, snow behind it. rain for the east. for tomorrow, we are looking at 16 million people at risk for dangerous lightning, winds and tornadoes. wednesday, we have a light risk from norfolk down to orlando, with 21 million people at risk. rainfall next five days. look at this, anywhere from 3 to 5 inches you get to the southeast. about 1 to 2 inches in the northeast. on the backside of the system, a decent amount of snow. talking from the up of michigan all the way into central indiana. 4 to 6 inches of snow. we're going to we asked a group of young people when they thought they should
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then we asked some older people when they actually did start saving. this gap between when and when we actually do is one of the reasons why too many of us aren't prepared for retirement. it's going to pay off in the future. if we all start saving a little more today, we'll all be better prepared tomorrow. prudential. bring your challenges. >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. mostly sunny skies. seasonably cool today. and that means temperatures close to 40 degrees. tracking two separate storm systems this week. one tomorrow night, light wintry mix. some snow going over to some sleet and eventually over the rain. the second storm coming in here on wednesday. the the heaviest of the rain will be wednesday night into thursday morning. strong wind gusts thursday morning, as well. 1 to 2 inches of rain. could get a coating to an inch
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that's your latest weather. savannah? >> al, thanks. new developments in the bill cosby sexual assault scandal. his wife set to answer questions under oath this morning. the wife of el chapo speaks out for the first time in an exclusive interview. what she's revealing about their marriage and her husband's interview with sean penn. first, this is "today" on
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right now no word on any injuries but it is causing a traffic mess in the area. latest. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. you can see here two lanes are blocked. only the left lane is getting by from this incident. some time now. ground. they're starting to clean up that, but it does look like this mess will take some time to, you know, completely clear up. let's go to the mapghts. i'll show you where this is again. this is in randolph on 128 northbound at route 24. and look at the back-up from back-up all the way to the braintree split. so from the expressway on 128 northbound just to get to randolph, that's going the take you 45 minutes. so pack your patience. sarah, back to you. >> sarah: let's get a check of the forecast now with chris lambert. >> chris: cooler day. 34 in boston. 27 in bedford. we have a lot of sunshine. that sunshine will continue throughout the day. we'll call it seasonably cool near 40. >> sarah: we're back in 25
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7:30 now, monday morning, 22nd of february, 2016. back to work for most of us. we're happy the people are out on the plaza. >> let's look at the stories making headlines. the republican presidential race heads west for tomorrow's nevada caucuses. donald trump is sounding more confident than ever after saturday's win big in south carolina. >> we won with everything. tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people, just won. >> hillary clinton took nevada's democratic caucus over the weekend. the next contest in that race is
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the suspected gunman in an hour's long rampage that left six people dead in kalamazoo, michigan, is being arraigned today. 45-year-old jason dalton was an uber driver. police are looking into reports that he picked up fares during his alleged shooting spree. one of the passengers spoke to nbc. >> kind of jokingly said to the driver, "you're not the shooter, are you?" he shook his head or said no. >> investigators say dalton had no criminal record and no apparent connection to the victims. the united states supreme court meets today for the first time since the death of justice antonin scalia. his chair is draped in black and will remain in its place on the bench until next month. bill cosby's wife answering questions under oath today in a defamation lawsuit tied to her husband's sex assault scandal. this after her lawyer spent the weekend trying to postpone the deposition. stephanie gosk is on the story this morning.
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>> good morning, savannah. the deposition is happening here at this marriott. late last night, a judge denied cosby's motion to delay. cosby's lawyers said this place was too public and it was chosen by the other side to, in their words, harass and embarrass camille cosby. >> reporter: for more than 50 years of marriage, she avoided the limelight, even as her husband's fame soared. now bill cosby's legal team has been fighting to keep camille from being dragged into the comedian's public legal battles. sunday night, a massachusetts federal judge denied cosby's emergency motion to delay her deposition. camille, who worked for years as her husband's business manager, will now testify in a civil suit brought by seven women who allege they were sexually assaulted by bill cosby and claim his denials are defamation. cosby's team filed this motion late saturday, arguing camille
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public and unsecured venue, creating an unnecessary media circus and personal security threat. in the end, a judge ruled it should go forward. the couple is rarely seen together in public these days. one of their last appearances was over a year ago. >> thank you. >> reporter: camille sat by her husband's side at the interview turned to mounting allegations. >> i just wanted to ask if you wanted to respond at all about whether any of that was true. >> there's no response. >> reporter: now, cosby faces a criminal trial in pennsylvania, with multiple charges of sexual abuse, involving former temple employee, andrea constand. in total, 12 alleged victims filed multiple lawsuits. cosby's response was to sue eight of them, including constand. cosby's lawyers have repeatedly wrongdoing. they've fought back at every stage. >> there could still be a fight. a judge says camille doesn't
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private conversations between a husband and wife are protected by law. business conversations are not. where they draw the line could get very contentious. >> stephanie gosk with a good preview. thank you. let's bring in ari. good morning. i think stephanie laid it out nicely. a lot of people are familiar with the privilege, marital communications, that you don't testify to those, and yet she's still being forced to testify. explain why. >> a big part of that, as mentioned, she was the business manager. i spoke to joe, the lawyer who is going to do her deposition today, and said she may know things not because she discussed them with bill cosby but it was part of her work. for example, payments made, business relationships with people. they argue it may show the illicit conduct that's at issue in the case. >> what kind of questions will she be expected to ask today?
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were you aware of the allegations? did you have contact with any of these women or their lawyers through the years? >> this is coming out of a civil suit, a defamation suit filed by the alleged victims. there is a separate criminal now. could what is said in these depositions by camille cosby, could that evidence be used in >> yes. you raise an important point, savannah, which is, a lot of people questioned why over all these years with all the accusers, no action was taken by prosecutors. one of the things many have enough evidence off just one accusation. this new criminal case with bill cosby being indicted and citing not only for he has reputation but his freedom, one of the key pieces of evidence came out the cases, where he admitted he obtained the quaaludes for the use of women. deposition. everyone on both sides of the case wondering if she'll say
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criminal charge. thank you very much. >> thanks. good to see you. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> let's show you what we have going on. had this system that's pushing its way through the rockies. going to bring light snow for the region. night snow into the texas panhandle on into tomorrow. by the afternoon. we are looking snowfall amounts, anywhere from 4 to 6 inches. amarillo could see 2 to 4 inches of snow before it's all over. rest of the day today, risk of strong storms in southern texas. wet weather from the southeastern atlantic coast. sunny in the northeast. not as warm as the weekend but still nice. out west, another warm day in los angeles. sunny skies and 84 degrees. that's what's going on >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. mostly sunny skies. seasonably cool today. and that means temperatures close to 40 degrees. tracking two separate storm systems this week. one tomorrow night, light wintry mix. some snow going over to some sleet and eventually over the rain. the second storm coming in here on wednesday.
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she was asked about her husband's much-talked about relationship with mexican telenovela star kate del castillo, who teamed up with sean penn for an interview. i admire her work, coronel aispuro says. i've never been jealous of her. when asked about her husband's work, billions in drug money, she smiles and says, i don't know where any of that is. their twin daughters are 4, and coronel aispuro says she's satened they don't see more of their father. the last thing he said to her in prison was, don't worry, everything will be all right. the promise of a drug kingpin to the woman he calls his queen. jacob rascon, nbc news. >> it was the conversation that drew her to el chapo first. el chapo waiting possible extradition to the united states
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>> reporter: he introduced his friends on stage. the cast came together to honor the director, james burrows. >> he gave us the opportunity of a lifetime and probably the best ten years of our acting careers. >> reporter: it was the first time the old friends got together since the end of the series nearly 12 years ago. they talked about the early years and the start of real friendships between them. >> we really fell in love and adored each other instantly, and would hang out at each other's houses and watch the show together. >> reporter: they recalled how burrows turned funny moments into classic scenes. >> one of my favorites was the blackout episode. i love it, with the cat on your back. >> keep going with the cat on my back. he said, keep doing it. keep doing it. so i yelled, cut, and he never did it. >> it went on a long time. >> i remember the episode where the boys went to a ranger game and ross was hit in the face
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we're sitting in the emergency room, and joey, of course, has the puck. he somehow got it. schwimmer has the bandage on his face. >> i always loved the flashbacks. >> oh, dad. turn it off. pre-nose job. and ross with his afro. >> ross? >> we would do anything for jim burrows. he taught us everything we know about comedy, timing, support, collaboration, you know. >> he's our papa. >> as you can imagine, many people online thrilled to see this highly-anticipated "friends" reunion. beth says, can't stop smiling watching this "friends" reunion. it's what dreams are made of. taylor adding, my excitement is through the roof.
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shows were honored last night. "cheers." you have "taxi." "will and grace." finally, jul serks es writing, decades and decades of talent. thank you for the laughs across the generations. cast of "friends" got back together and people online loved it. >> not just "friends" but all the other great shows. >> goes back to mary tyler moore. 40 years, incredible. >> carson, thank you. coming up, the surprising blast from the past when it comes to music making a big comeback. plus, the dirty work, but somebody has to do it. al's day as an intern at the san diego zoo.
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>> chris: good morning. it's almost 8:00. we continue following a traffic alert in randolph. state police tweeting out this picture of an overturned chuck. this is route 128 on the northbound lane. you see the scrap metal spread all over the road. it is causing big problems for the morning commute. let's get right over the danielle gersh with a peek at that traffic report. >> danielle: thanks, chris. you can see sky7 is over this in randolph on 128 northbound. two lanes are blocked. only this left lane is getting by here. and a lot of that debris that was on the road, you can see it has been picked up. they are working to clear this incident, but it look like it will be a little bit longer. it does look like they're
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that truck upright. this is 128 northbound at 24. the back-up is really terrible from this. 43 minutes from the expressway to randolph on 128 northbound. so definitely want the plan ahead and avoid this area. chris, back to you. >> sarah: >> kris: let's get over the chris lambert with a peek of the forecast. >> chris: good morning, everyone. we keep the sunshine throughout the day. temperatures this afternoon running seasonably cool. that's a couple degrees either side of 40. mixed precipitation working in by tuesday night. >> kris: all right, chris.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, overdose alert. growing concern this morning as the number of deaths related to popular antianxiety medications skyrockets. why doctors say this epidemic is only getting worse. lions, tigers and panda bears, oh, my! >> mr. woo, breakfast time. >> al gets wild when he gets the chance to be an intern at the world famous san diego zoo. >> how do you think you did today? her best friend's wedding. taylor swift shows off her wedding party style and reveals why she was the happiest maid of
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today, monday, february 22nd, 2016. when we go crashing >> hi, mom, from long beach, california! >> i want to give a shoutout to my boys in wilmington. mom loves you! >> good morning, portland, maine. we're having a baby boy. >> celebrating our birthdays from vancouver, washington. >> good morning, michigan. >> we love you, wrangler! good morning, everybody. it's monday morning, february 22nd, 2016. great, great crowd out on our plaza. see them. nice morning. little chilly but nice. >> it is a little chilly. >> crisp morning. >> we're also in week two now of savannah's boot situation. >> yes. >> it's fine. sprained ankle. everyone says it would have been
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>> i don't think that's true. >> why? >> ridiculous. >> that's what everyone says. >> who says that? >> everyone. >> anybody who hasn't broken one. that's crazy. >> since we're sensitive to you, we have you running inside in two minutes to do another segment. >> you might want to go now. coming up, the men of "today." she clean we cleaned out our closets and you have the chance to buy some of it. a lot of it is nice. is that matt's? >> yeah. >> jill will explain. it's for a great cause. >> matt opened his closet, like skinny jeans galore. >> mom jeans. top stories, sheinelle is in for natalie. >> the race for president is picking up speed this morning with the next round of voting one day away. andrea mitchell is in washington with a look at how the candidates are fine tuning their strategies. andrea, good morning. >> good morning, sheinelle. with republicans voting in nevada tomorrow and both parties gearing up for super tuesday
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at a turning point, with both hillary clinton and donald trump now solidifying their front runner status. >> reporter: nearly a week before super tuesday, the presidential race on both sides is starting to take shape. for republicans, it appears to be a three-man race. >> i love to win. >> reporter: with donald trump out in front. senators marco rubio and ted cruz fighting to overtake him. today, rubio will earn the endorsement of the south florida congressional delegation in his home state. >> i should have worn my high heel boots i had on that one time. i can't see back there. >> reporter: he drew his biggest crowd yet in tennessee. while ted cruz spent the day in nevada, focusing on tomorrow's caucuses. a cruz or rubio victory tomorrow night may not be enough. no candidate has ever failed to get the republican nomination after winning both new hampshire and south carolina, as trump has. >> hillary!
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side, the clinton campaign is breathing a huge sigh of relief after slowing the sanders surge in nevada. sanders lost this weekend, highlighting one major problem, his difficulty in connecting with black voters. critical now that the campaign is moving to more diverse states. on sunday, sanders traveled to a south carolina baptist church, meeting with a predominantly african-american crowd. many of his lines received cheers in iowa and new hampshire but fell flat. aides acknowledge they have little chance in south carolina and are looking toward super tuesday next week. clinton looking for a decisive south carolina victory, where this morning she leads sanders, 60% to 3 the 2%. the dra >> the drama on the republican side is all about trump. can anyone slow him down? if his rivals stay in the race and continue to divide the
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>> andrea, thank you. the suspect in saturday night's shooting rampage in kalamazoo, michigan, is facing a judge today. 45-year-old jason dalton is accused of killing four women, along with a father and his teenage son. two other people were wounded. police say the uber driver apparently targeted his victims randomly, and they are looking into reports that dalton may have picked up and dropped off uber customers in the six hours between the first shooting and his arrest early sunday. the head of apple said this morning the government should drop its demand for help in hacking a phone used by the san bernardino terrorist shooter. tim cook said obeying the judge's order to assist the fbi would be unlawful and set a dangerous precedent. on sunday night, fbi director comey defended his demand. saying he owes it to the victims to pursue the phone lead. it's not often actor and professional wrestler john cena gets the brush it. it happens before sunday's
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this fox sports reporter didn't notice cena. little tweeted, quote, how can i miss john cena? i turned and never saw him coming. he doesn't mind. what's wrong with a ponytail to the face? >> exactly. sheinelle, thank you so much. now to alarming new findings tied to the nation's drug epidemic achlt epidemic. according to researchers at the university of pennsylvania, there has been a dramatic increase in overdose deaths related to prescription drugs used to create anxiety to insomnia insomnia. dr. natalie azar is a news medical editor. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is a class of drugs. what are the names that people will recognize? >> these drugs, the ones people will know, are valium, xanax, klonopin, librium, in the middle of the 20th century. these are used to treat
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we'll talk about some of the specifics. >> okay. anxiety. insomnia, i hadn't used these drugs used for that. >> where this data comes from actually, from 2013, when the study period ended. three most common indications that these drugs were prescribed for her anxiety, mood disorders and insomnia. they're also used to treat other things. they can be used as muscle relaxants, used to treat alcohol withdrawals and things like that. these are the common reasons for the drugs. >> let's get to the heart of the matter. you overuse, overdose, and use with other things like alcohol. >> exactly. basically, what the study found, what the study authors found, is over an 18-year period, from 1996 to 2013, the number of adults who filled these prescriptionscrine s s increased by 67%. more concerning with this statistic, the number of deaths increased almost four fold. the number of prescriptions were
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but the number of deaths increased by four times, or more than four fold. >> is it because they're mixing these -- the benzos, as they're called, with prescription drugs? >> right. >> there's no immediate explanation for this. what the study authors suggested is it's not only a combination of using these drugs with other substances, such as opioids and alcohol, which, when used in combination, marginalizing the safety of the drugs. not only the fact that the prescriptions increased but the quantity almost doubled. each individual person might actually be using twice as much as they should be. or using it for a longer duration. all of which increases the risk for overdose. >> one of the take aways when i was reading about this seems to be to providers, to maybe not be so liberal in prescribing these if there is something else that might work as effectively. >> exactly. the issue is, why are we prescribing these drugs as
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is there a safety net? is there a safety mechanism in place? is it up to the pharmacist to look for a drug interaction? honestly, the onus wn nus is on all of us as a community to prevent the unfortunate deaths. alarming numbers. >> thank you so much, dr. azar. the woman who waited 106 years to visit the white house and her reaction. even better than you might expect. we're going to hear from her. plus, the plans being made to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of my favorite movies, "farris bueller's day off." is al up to the job?
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>> we all know what it's like to send an e-mail or text. nobody writes back. >> sure. >> a company called boomerang analyzed are 5 million messages and came up with a test that's supposed to show the best way to get a response. here are three ways of spending a request. number one, hey, i was thinking about you earlier. do you want to get pizza? number two, hey, i definitely like to get together next week. do you want to get pizza? number three, hey, it would be absolutely wonderful to see you. do you want to get pizza? i'm so excited. >> definitely not three. >> number two. i don't respond to a lot of e-mails that are nebulous. if it's a plan and it has like an action plan, i'm in. >> number two, i believe, was the right one. that's exactly why. number one was too neutral and nebulous, as you say. number two was, let's do it next week. they already picked the cuisine. the third was too over the top. >> right.
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pump the brakes a little. >> i'm so excited to see you! >> exclamation point abuse. that's me all the way. >> let's rewind. the cassette tape is making a >> yay. >> for all you millenials, cassette tapes are small rectangular blocks that hold music inside on a tape, on a piece of tape. they were very popular with people like us. then the cd came along. then the music stopped until now. sales of cassette tapes are way up right now. >> for real? >> yeah. business so good, the music industry is looking for ways to track sales again, which was like back in the '90s. >> got the pencil. >> it gets stuck. >> for some reason, i feel like i want them to come back. i have mixed tapes from the radio. i don't want to let them go. >> well, you might have to get a vintage cassette deck. if it's popular enough, they
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>> have you looked at your dad's dad's? >> did you ever keep a blank tape in your boom box? >> yeah. that's how you make a mix. >> you make a mix for a girl you like. you have the mix tape, all the meanings of the songs. >> you can make one for mike. now to a video that's bound to put a smile on your face. the 106-year-old woman who got her wish to visit the white house, and she met the first couple. take a look. >> hi! >> how are you? >> i'm fine! >> oh so nice to see you. >> it's an honor. >> you want to say hi to michelle? >> yes! >> show down now. don't go too quick. >> she's 106! >> no, you are not. you are not. >> you gotta slow down. >> i thought i would never live to get in the white house. >> you are here. >> a black president. >> look at him.
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>> a black wife. >> that's me. >> yes! and i'm here to celebrate black history. >> she is awesome. virginia mclaurin, 106 years old, wouldn't know it based on her mood. she led the president and mrs. obama in a dance. she said her secret to living longer, just keep moving. >> wow, 106. >> amazing. >> she was born in 1910 maybe? the things she's seen in this country, and then to visit the white house. >> that's why this moment is so special for her. unbelievable. if you've got the monday blues, we have a way to lift your spirits with some very expensive spirits. today is national margarita day. we're celebrating with a new cocktail called the billionaire margarita. it costs $1,200. >> what the? come on! >> why? >> you'll hear. made with a blend of the oldest and rarest tequilas.
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i have one here. it sells for, this bottle, what 7 r 5 $7,500. we posted the recipe at today.com. margarita? >> just one sip. >> this is the first time i've had a margarita this early. >> it is pretty good. >> he's getting his money's >> carson. >> that was $600. >> it's actually really good. i wouldn't spend that kind of money on it, but it's really good. >> the bottle isn't going anywhere. >> are you going to be able to get to pop start? >> i should have waited. >> you did make a dent in there. >> here we go! >> now for taylor swift, '80s movies. sober up, carson. >> feeling good today. >> are you doing your radio show today? >> everything will be just fine. >> love you, man. >> good morning. no, first, we'll start with taylor swift.
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she's a grammy winner, of course, but wasn't too busy recently to support a childhood friend on saturday. taylor swift returning home to pennsylvania to be the maid of honor for her best friend brit. taylor posted these pictures on instagram instagram. she met brit when she was 10 days old and has known the groom since kindergarten. taylor called herself the happiest maid of honor ever. the city-wide, weekend-long, 30 years in the making, here's a party for you. remember this? shake it up babe off baby now twist and shout >> hard to believe but "ferry bul -- ferris bueller's day off" came out 30 years ago. the organizers will re-create this parade scene, movie screenings. >> ferris -- ferris. >> sober.
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>> nice to see you. >> have another, carson. al, how about a look at the weather? >> so we're looking at a risk of strong storms from houston all the way to tallahassee for today. in fact, we've got 16 million people at risk. damaging wind gusts, maybe a tornado or two. into tomorrow, or wednesday, i should say, norfolk to orlando, 21 million folks at risk. a lot of rain around dallas. 2 inches. we're talking 3 to 5 through the southeast. about 1 to 2 here in the northeast. snow on the backside of this system. we're talking about anywhere from 10 to 12 inches through western michigan. look for that all the way down to indianapolis, 1 to 2 inches. oh, i didn't spill it, did i? that's w >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. mostly sunny skies. seasonably cool today. and that means temperatures close to 40 degrees. tracking two separate storm systems this week. one tomorrow night, light wintry
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some snow going over to some sleet and eventually over the rain. the second storm coming in here on wednesday. the the heaviest of the rain will be wednesday night into thursday morning. strong wind gusts thursday morning, as well. 1 to 2 inches of rain. could get a coating to an inch of snow and ice tomorrow night. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks a lot. we have a series all this week called "up for the job." >> tequila really -- >> yeah. >> -- hangs in there. like most of you at home, we started our careers with internship internships. we said, it's time to be interns all over again. al, start us off. >> my pick, guys, the zoo. turns out the san diego zoo is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. they offered me a unique internship. with the help of their incredible team of zookeepers, i got to get up close and personal
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oh my! >> hey, rick. al roker. >> thanks for coming by. you are running late so we'll speed through this. sign this waiver and we'll get started with the day. >> it says i could die. >> well, you know, simple. >> maiming. what about dismembership? >> we have a lot of members at the zoo. if a member decides not to be a member anymore, it's dismembered. >> not funny. >> we're excited to have you as a panda keeper today. we'll teach you to clean the panda exhibits. >> what does that entail? >> a lot. they are on a high fiber diet, so a lot of poop to clean up. they poop 50 times a day, wait . >> wait, they poop 50 times a day? >> 50 times a day.
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>> you are doing a great job as my intern, al, but we have to move quicker since the bear is hungry. >> faster, faster. mr. woo, breakfast time! wow. that's cool. i'm a panda bear, and i'm okay. >> al, i told you, no selfies, tweeting or facebook. you're an intern and we have to work. come on. >> okay. nice to meet you, kimberly. >> she'll take care of you. you'll be making brunch for the lions. >> kind of like having martha >> yes. we like to put different scents out so they can experience different things every day. >> like aromatherapy? >> exactly. some of their favorite things are the kitchen spices. then perfumes.
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the better. >> they like shih chenel? >> they do. >> amazing how fragrant it is. >> they want to mask their own predator smell in order to be better at hunting. in the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion eats this morning >> good morning. we'll meet our new intern, bradley. what do you think? >> hey, bradley. >> this is bradley. let's see how much he weighs this morning. 7.35. he's right in his range. he's doing pretty good. can you smell him? >> i was going to say, he smells like eucalyptus. >> do you approve of intern al?
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>> really, al? right here, we have abigail. chips, isabel and grandma. these ones all came here in 1928. they've been at the zoo -- >> 1928? >> yeah. she's probably 130 to 140 years old. pretty simple. undo the twist tie and drop it in. toss it all down here. >> we decided since you did an excellent job today, we'd have one of the ambassadors let you know what he thought of your work today. jake, how do you think he did today? >> i know what you had for breakfast. >> i had a great time. most internships at the zoo are not hands on. they're typically office jobs. that said, the zoo says i am now
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koala-fied to work there. chew on that. see what i did there? >> did you have a favorite animal? >> i liked mr. woo the panda. >> pooped 50 times a day. interesting. >> turtles since 1928? >> about 140 years old, which is amazing. >> that's fun. >> if you're a lady, don't wear perfume by the lions. >> there is protection. it's okay. >> drive them crazy. coming up tomorrow, high fashion, high stress. we'll see if natalie has what it takes when she interns at "kozma poll -- cosmopolitan" magazine. the men of "today" cleaned out their closets for a good cause. your chance to own their suits
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>> kris: good morning. it's 8:27. let's get over the danielle gersh. we want to get a check in of this traffic situation. there looks serious, danielle. >> danielle: thanks, kris. this is randolph, 128 northbound. that's debris from a truck turned over earlier. take a look outside. sky7 is over the scene. you can see the truck is now upright. these tow trucks pulled it over two. lanes are blocked. only within lane is getting by. this is 128 northbound at route 24. let's go to the maps. there we have a second accident in randolph. the delays from this are terrible. an hour from the braintree split to randolph. just on this little stretch of 128 northbound there and the
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in both directions. kris, back to you. >> kris: let's get over the chris lambert with a peek at forecast. >> chris: temperatures close 240 degrees, near the average high. we'll have a gusty wind that will drop by thursday morning here. we're talking about winds at times gusting 40 to 50mph. that will come in with a storm system in here wednesday into thursday. mainly rain, although we could get a little snow and ice as we enter tomorrow night. coating to a couple inches before that changes to rain. >> kris: chris, thanks so much. we'll keep our eye on that. 7news "today in new england" returns at 9:00. we'll see you then. we're living in a very competitive global economy, and if we are going to succeed, we need the best-educated workforce in the world. we should be making public colleges and universities tuition-free. we're going to pay for it with a tax on wall street speculation.
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i see the way that you move good morning, everybody. monday, february 22nd, 2016. nice day out on our plaza. awesome crowd. lots of smiles. we're happy to say good morning to them and all of you. we have willie in this morning. matt will be back tomorrow. coming up, ever wanted to sport one of matt's sporty look? jill martin cleaned out the guys on the show's closets and is about to sell them for a worthy cause. you can buy them yourself. we're making meal time easy
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every recipe calls for five main ingreed yent ingredients. >> reporter: we partnered with "my big fat greek wedding 2" to give you the wedding of your dreams. for your chance, share your story and video at today.com/wedding. looking forward to that. let's get a check of the weather. >> for the week ahead, we do expect to see wet weather through the southeast. early part of the week. windy and snowy around the rockies. sunshine in the northeast. midweek, real mess. severe, snowy and icy. western two thirds looking good. latter part of the week, quiets down. leftover snow through the rockies. stays warm in a good portion of the country for the early part of the week. much to above normal. stays above normal in the east and western two thirds of the county. ohio, mississippi river valley. later, the cooler air moves
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the weste >> chris: good monday morning, everyone. mostly sunny skies. seasonably cool today. and that means temperatures close to 40 degrees. tracking two separate storm systems this week. one tomorrow night, light wintry mix. some snow going over to some sleet and eventually over the rain. the second storm coming in here on wednesday. the the heaviest of the rain will be wednesday night into thursday morning. strong wind gusts thursday morning, as well. 1 to 2 inches of rain. could get a coating to an inch of snow and ice tomorrow night. >> that is your latest weather. mr. daly? >> mr. roker, thank you very much. it is a leap year and we get an extra day on february 29th. we want to give you a spontaneous trip out to los angeles. you have to come to the plaza here this friday with these things. your backpacked, ready to go, a friend who is along for the ride and, most importantly, a poster showing us how you guys would
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you could win a three-night trip to los angeles, leaving here from the plaza that very day. you'll have a great weekend at the line hotel. you can enjoy a beach tour. look at them on the bikes. you have a dinner, the original, and, of course, more courtesy of our friends at discover los angeles. if you're over 18, come to the plaza this friday. rsvp by heading to today.com. bring your poster, packed bags and the friend willing to do it with ya for a chance to win. good luck. over to you guys. we're going to sell some of your stuff. what do we do with the clothes we no longer wear? for the men of "today," it was time for a closet cleanout. we asked organizing wizard jill martin for help. >> everyone can look like you guys for a good cause. consignment. i'm helping the guys clean out their closets and cash them out for charity.
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some memorable outfits. >> come on in. >> hello. >> welcome to matt's closet. i've been preparing for you. a wile ago, i adopt td rule ed the rule, if i buy something new, something else leaves the closet. navy is the staple of my wardrobe. there is a lot of navy jackets and suits in there. you know what gets more attention from me on the air than anything else? >> the plaid suit. >> when i wear something plaid, i get crazy twitter traffic. this is one i think might have had its own twitter handle for a while. >> i have one more item that i'd like to ask what you think it'll go for. >> very expensive. that's priceless. i'm not taking that out. it's not for sale. it goes to the smithsonian. >> nice suit. >> probably from tour three of the "voice." there's a lot of the casual >> this is new.
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>> still have the tags. >> yeah. >> i love the navy and black. fashionista. i think viewers will be excited to be wearing your clothes. >> it's all clean. i've washed it all. >> i have a few things for you here. >> show our viewers how they can be like willie geist for a good cause. >> you can at least wear the clothes for a good cause. this is from the london olympics. this is what we call a game-worn item. got the logo on the front, the usa on the back. it's a great shirt you can wear with a suit and tie or wear them casually. these are nice suits i love. i've worn them a couple of years but they're still in really good condition. >> what type of person would you say would wear your clothing? >> somebody who is bald, i think. prone to bad jokes and puns. >> lovable. >> that's debatable. >> lovable. >> this is more of a casual jacket. >> look at the lining. >> fancy. >> i don't think i've seen this
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these are all my orange ties. it's like your daily dose of vitamin c around your neck. >> all the money from this sale goes to charity. >> good. >> let's make money. >> let's do it. >> you bet. >> we are going to launch the sale in a moment. first, i'll talk about this. this is for such a good cause. >> it is. absolutely. as matt said, we are going to benefit city harvest, an organization that delivers nutritious food to those fighting hunger. if you go online today and buy these things, which we'll show you how to do, it's going to a great cause. this is the tip of the iceberg. we've offered a lot of stuff. end. >> matt loves a lot of navy and brown. his, as savannah said, his suits are tapered. there's a lot of variety here. there are some suits going. >> important. matt likes a snug in seam, too. >> little too snug. >> this is me here.
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suits are all in great condition. you start to accumulate some and wanted to offer and share with you. went with a couple casual things, too. i'm a giants fan. you can find sports stuff. >> and the fishing. >> mr. roker? >> this is one of them. brown. i like brown and blue. kind of like matt. actually, there's matching pants, it's a suit. relatively conservative, but i think timeless. >> and we have, i think, mav or ice man at the end? >> this is my modern dab look. this may appear to be cool to you but underneath is an exhausted father of three. that's my secret. i have a few things here, too. my recommendation is get a job at tv. they send you free stuff. it's how i got this. outside of television, i wear the same cargo shorts, t-shirt and flip-flops. this isn't me. but i'm luck doi have y to have a few things.
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people interested in selling things on consignment. what are tips you have? >> when you go online, sites give rules. follow the rules because they know what makes the most money. keep it seasonal. whatever season we're in, that's what people are buying right now. make it picture perfect. think what a buyer will think like. take pictures like it will represent it. no stains, no rips. >> this looks good. shall we start the sale? >> let's do it. >> ready? today.com. >> three, two, one! >> we're live. >> buy stuff. >> buy those clothes. >> pick them up. >> the sale is live. jill said, you can head to today.com to check out this stuff. this is just a small sample of what's up there. we have tons of stuff we think you'll love. going to help city harvest. jill, thanks. up next, one woman's start-up is shaking up the flower delivery business.
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we are back at 8:40 with one woman's simple idea that is a game changer when it comes to sending flowers. >> nbc has the story. >> reporter: when a bouquet of flowers shows up at your door, you usually wonder who they're from. christina wonders where they're from. >> i was eating at the farm to table restaurants where it was basically in portlandia fashion. they'd tell me the name of the chicken i was eating. they had imported carnations on the tables. >> reporter: that's how her now multi-million dollar company, farm girl flowers, got its start. >> i was the dork that, every weekend, was at home writing business plans. >> reporter: she has no formal training in floral design, and no business degree. >> i started researching. i found an industry that was huge but had little innovation in it in recent years. >> reporter: most flower companies, she found, use imported stems.
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from thousands of miles away. >> the same way that we shouldn't expect to eat a nice, ripe peach in december, we shouldn't expect to get peonys in december either, right? >> we're celebrating the flower while it's in season. our model is, instead of having hundreds of options, we have one daily arrangements. 100% american-grown flowers. >> reporter: growing up in a farm in indiana, she knows first-hand the importance of seasons and supporting local farmers. >> there used to be 150 rose growers and now there are 5 commercial sized ones in the united states. i didn't want it to get to the point where you can't buy a domestic grown flower. >> reporter: she tried to get investors to back her farm to vase idea, but ended up with a string of rejections. >> a couple female investors said i should take my husband in with me to pitch, being a solo female founder is difficult. >> reporter: she bootstrapped the startup herself. >> i would get up at 3:30 in the
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mart, load my car with flowers. i'd have to take several trips back and forth. >> reporter: it was a labor of love and blossomed into a business that now ships across the u.s. today, she has close to 50 employees. >> the farm girl team starts their day here at the flower mart. often while it's still dark outside. the flowers are sorted and snipped, carefully arranged and wrapped. the end result, more than 300 bouquets sent daily. >> reporter: they're known for burr eco-friendly eco-friendly. some flowers are shipped. if they're local, many arrangements arrive by pedal power. >> hi. i've got a flower delivery for you. breathe. they're so beautiful. >> reporter: hard to believe the brain behind the bouquets was once teased. >> i wore flowers in my hair a
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it's full circle now. >> who is laughing now? >> exactly? >> reporter: "today," san francisco. >> love she's keeping it on the farm. very cool. >> like to see that entrepreneurial spirit. coming up next, dinner without the fuss. a simple meal with five ingredients. they are already in your pran antry. first, this is "today" on nbc. your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives. and your debit card wants to stay on a diet. fill your cart with small victories like stop & shop's nature's promise brand. great prices on over 800 items.
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>> announcer: today's food is brought to you by cheerio's. we're back at 8:46. today food. all week, we're cooking up five-ingredient dishes. that doesn't include the essentials, like oil, salt, pepper and butter. here with us is elizabeth texas. >> good morning. >> i love everything about this recipe. >> super simple. ingredients.
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talian sausage. i'm from texas and we like things hot. we have the canned tomatoes, salt and pepper, oil. it's like a five-minute meal. >> crowd sausage. you can use any protein. my mom uses shrimp and i sometimes use chicken. whatever you have in the pantry -- or the fridge, not the pantry. you want to refrigerate your meat. >> little bit of oil. >> you can get over here and stir. >> yup. >> basically, we want to make sure it's not pink. as soon as the sausage starts to cook, we'll add the crushed tomatoes. you can buy tomatoes with oregano and garlic if you want. you can let it simmer 5 to 10 minutes. then we'll add the tapers. they add salt, hint of lemon, a lot of flavor for a little thing.
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>> basically. with crushed tomatoes in a can, you can do anything. it's a base for almost anything. always taste as you go. it's the one thing that people don't do. taste it and see how much salt and pepper. >> speaking of tasting, we have our tasting crew downstairs. >> phenomenal. really good. >> it's the simple things you forget that taste so good. >> i'm glad you like it. salt and pepper. crushed red pepper is nice for extra fire. if you want to go crazy with ingredient ingredients, we'll stick with five. don't go crazy with the crushed red pepper. salt and pepper. then your finished sauce. >> great. >> it's delicious and super easy. i like to add the pasta to the sauce. i'll let you do that. add the pasta. >> throw it right in there? >> use the tongs so it doesn't get -- >> of course, use the tongs. obviously. i was going to pour it.
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>> i didn't know my own strength here. >> you got it! >> yeah! >> all right, peanut gallery. >> sticks the landing. >> wow. [ applause ] >> oh, my gosh. that's great. that was elegant. >> we're going to add the feta. >> just cooking. don't mind her, just getting crazy up here. >> you're using angel hair but any pasta? >> you can use quinoa, put it over rice. it's a really beautiful base that you can put over any -- mess. >> delicious. you all are trying it. let us know. >> i'll try it after the break. >> let's get to dessert. >> i have to concentrate. dessert, also five ingredients. >> this is my favorite recipe in the entire world because it's not oonl nly easy but cup for cup. cup of butter, add a cup of sugar, i'll give you the whisk. >> yes.
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going for it. >> you trust me. >> cup of self-rising flour. if you're multiplying the recipe, three cups, three cups, three cups. all in one dish so you're not messing up a big bowl. last thing, one teaspoon of almond extract. >> i make such a mess. >> it's okay. >> baking is my specialty. but okay, yes. >> yikes. >> wow. >> you need your own show. >> once it was all put together. >> how long do you cook it? >> 375, 35 to 45 minutes so it's brown. if you want to add another ingredient, you can do cinnamon. top with sugar and cinnamon. the peaches aren't in season, use rhubarb, blueberries, anything. >> how does it taste? >> really great. both of them. >> winners. >> super easy. even i can do it. thank you so much.
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>> if you want to look at our today.com/food. up next, the most entertaining man in golf, david feherty is here. first, this is "today" on nbc. the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard...
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>> in addition to his show "feherty," he's joining the nbc golf broadcast team. good morning and welcome to nbc. >> i was watching your fashion section a little earlier. i was coveting some of the stuff. my wife says i look like a homeless person who just robbed nordstrom nordstrom. >> you look great all the time. so i was watching 45-year-old choi, who doesn't hit a ton on the leaderboard, with d.j. and bubba, who won. what do you think of the state of golf now? >> i've been a professional for 41 years and this is the most fun, i think, to watch, that i can remember. we've got a great bunch of kids out there, with jordan spieth, ricky fowler, jason day. the thing about these guys is they like each other. >> right. >> they're fond of each other and root for each other. where when i played, the best players in the world, they didn't even know each other. tiger and phil didn't know each other. >> you mentioned tiger woods. a lot of people still curious about him.
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injuries. will he ever get to another major. the way you look at it, where is he and can he get the four majors to get the jacket? >> i think it's unlikely he'll get the four. i don't know how he is. i don't think anybody knows his physical situation at the moment. the only mistake i've ever made about tiger woods would be underestimating him. >> yeah. >> i still -- i'm a believer. i think he can win again. i don't know if he can win four, but i think he can win again. >> let's talk about the show " "feherty." you have golfers on, but conversations. what's the idea behind the show? >> it's just people interested in golf, people who play golf. not just professional golfers. the way it's affected their lives.
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where -- i just did bobs to costas. people have perceptions of you and me, what they see on tv and the radio. you have to change that. >> rio? >> 1904 was the last time. >> yeah. " "feherty" is on our sister station, golf channel. from al. balloons. first up, we have a happy 100th to mr. oscar mitchell from tallahassee, florida. enjoyed attending church as a deacon and spends time on his boat. taylor is from colorado. 100 years old. one athletic gal. she did water aerobics three times a week until last year. fantastic. happy 100th birthday to philip from new york. he has been an you shall e usher at his church over 70 years. amen.
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she says the secret to longevity enough. i like dorothy. guy. stays connected using facebook. i'm going to friend you later. if you want to honor someone or their milestone birthday or anniversary 70 5 years, head to photo, as well. >> love that. anything exciting next hour? >> anthony mackie is stopping by. >> back after your local news. new england's energy comes from a pool of energy producers. eversource buys it at a set market price and delivers it to you. but that pool is shrinking, causing energy supply rates to go up and down. so we're working with partners across the region to increase our natural gas supply and bring in affordable, clean hydropower from canada. we're leading the way toward the solution... because more energy means lower energy supply rates for you.
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we're live in springfield. a deadly stabbing in dorchester. the crime. new details after an uber driver goes on a shooting spree. find out who won new did on the block is throwing his support mind in the race for the white house. >> cooler more seasonable afternoon. i'm tracking rain and wind for the middle of this week.
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speaking out bill cosby's wife set to answer questions today. but last-minute legal me nooufers may delay the deposition. a suspect heading to courtroom after causing a neighborhood evacuation. search on for driver after they went crashing right into a starbucks. 9:00 on this monday morning. thanks for making us a part of your day. >> i'm sarah french. coming up. first let's send it over to bri eggers is your forecast. us. it's back to the grind for us. normal. 38 in boston.

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