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good morning. shut down, show down. tough talk from president obama this morning, a day after the republican-led house passed a bill that could increase the chances of a government closure. we are live at the white house with what this means for your bottom line. breaking overnight, a young woman who became known as hiccup girl, guilty. gained nationwide attention because she couldn't stop hiccupping and set to spend the rest of her life behind bars after she was convicted of first-degree murder. speak tloiver. a soldier overseas able to be with his wife as she gives birthday to twins half a world away. a story that will make you smile "today" saturday, september
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21st, 2013. good morning. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. thomas roberts is in for jenna this morning and along dylan dreyer. >> the first weekend in studio 1 darks. >> and the one saturday you haven't had a blanket on your lap. this is all true when we were outside and we are delighted to be in this new home. matt and savannah have been test driving it all week. >> working out the kinks. >> they turned the keys over to us and we will take a little tour and show you more about it. >> this is one of the biggest desks i've ever seen. i feel like you're a mile away, dylan. probably seven other people would sit here. >> have a nice thanksgiving
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dinner. >> don't get used to the rotational thing here. it can move. a lot coming up on a saturday morning. a man crossing the street is hit by a vehicle. it's caught on tape but you won't believe who was behind the wheel of that car. then a former nfl player, you may have heard this story. his home is trashed by hundreds of partying teens. there are plenty of pictures posted to tell the tale. so why then are some of the parents of these kids now reportedly threatening to sue? plus, if you are scared of clowns. >> look away! >> look away. we will show you the sinister looking one showing up all over in one town and giving a lot of people the willys and a lot of discussion about this and apparently a lot of people have issues with clowns. >> dylan and myself. but we're okay two. we begin with a looming government shutdown. which could have a major impact on your wallet. president obama had some tough
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words this morning. kristen welker is life at the washington. >> reporter: president obama's message to congress, do your job. this as lawmakers engage in chicken over the nation's economy with the ball now in the senate's court. as washington careens toward a possible government shutdown, this morning, president obama is blaming the republicans in his weekly address. >> i will not allow anyone to harm this country's reputation or threaten to inflect economic pain on millions of people just to make an ideological point. >> reporter: this a day after the house to keep the government reasoning. it's a bill that has no chance of passing in the democratically-controlled senate. the tea party pushed passage of the measure who defended the move on friday. >> the american people don't want the government shutdown and they don't want obamacare.
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>> reporter: but other republicans sided with democrats and slammed the more conservative members of their party. >> the issue is important. it requires real conservative solutions, not headline hunting. >> reporter: the big question? what would a government shutdown mean for you? officials say if it occurs, paychecks for military personnel could be delayed and national parks and monuments closed to tourists and likely a furlough and force companies to slow down hiring. americans across the country, including kansas city, missouri, where president obama spoke friday, are expressing frustration. >> it seems like a lot of people are just so busy wanting to show off rather than figure out the right thing to do. >> get >> get down and get your job done like you're supposed to be doing. >> reporter: now, if the government shuts down all essential personnel like those
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responsible for national security would stay on the job. and of course if that does happen, there will be plenty of blame to go around, including for president obama who last night placed calls to john boehner but those calls did very lit toll resolve the standoff. >> thank you. >> now to some news that broke overnight. a kark chapter for a young woman several years ago. she gained national attention when she couldn't stop hiccupping for weeks. >> now to talk about that news apt jennifer mee, she faced a first degree murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a florida man an late last night she learned her fate. >> late friday night a florida jury found jennifer mee guilty of first degree murder. >> i will sentence you to life in prison without patrol.
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>> causing her to break down in tears. it's just the latest chapter for mee who came to prominence in 2007 appearing here on today. >> i know this started out of nowhere. first it's kind of funny, now it's not. >> no not at all. >> she was a 15-year-old with an unusual case of the hiccups that lasted longer than five weeks. but prosecutors say she lured this man to a home, and in a struggle her friends shot him four times. mee spok to today while awaiting her time. >> i let the devil overcome me. >> her attorneys argue she was an innocent bystander. now mee will have 30 days to appeal. now for the other defendants in the case, one has been sentenced
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to prison last month and the other defendant still has a trial to come. a boy is recovering this morning from extensive surgery after he was shot in the face when he was playing in the park. the latest victim of the chicago's gun epidemic, one that has an sbir city searching for some way to end this violence. >> reporter: in chicago's back of the yards neighborhood, the kids are back outdoors. some here in cornell square park, the very spot where the gun shots shattered the evening quiet. >> illegal guns, illegal guns drive violence. >> reporter: in spite of police efforts to chase gangs from the streets, innocent children tonight to get caught in the cross fire. on thursday night, one of the victims, three years old was shot in the face.
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>> how do you shoot a three-year-old in the face. >> it needs to stop. it needs to stop. >> reporter: it's something every parent can identify with, the local park, clean safe place to send the kids. here in chicago, 13 people were shot in this one. 15-year-old hadiya pendleton was in a park with friends when she was gunned down in january. >>. but taking back the streets is proving difficult. many kids are now escorted safely across gang lines just to get to schools and police in troubled neighbors are more visible and on foot. >> the military type weapons like the one we believe to have been used in this shooting belong on a battlefield. >> reporter: you don't feel defeated after what happened in this park? >> no. the only way that i'm defeated is if i quit and i'm not going
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to quit. >> reporter: for parents who have lost children to guns, quitting simply cannot be an option. thomas roberts with a check of the late latest nus this morning. >> the country has released a partial list of its chemical weapons arsenal. more details are expected within the next day or two. now under the u.s. rurk f russia framework deal syria was given a week to declare its chemical weapons. they've confirmed a payne who underwent brain surgery in manchester, had the disease and they say normal steer lie zags 07 medical equipment is not enough to kill tin fex. they're concerned about a dozen
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other patients who may be at risk. prosecutors are demanding that whitety bulger give up some of his money. they wanted anything seized the go to the victim's families. well bulger agreed to forfeit more than $800,000 of cash. whether you like him or not, alex rodriguez is the grand slam record holder. breaking a tie a hall of famer lew gehrig. gave the yankees a much needed victory on the. the red sox clinched a win over the toronto blue jays. so good luck to them.
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and a bitter moment for a new father, bittersweet moment who watched the birth of his little girl's birth. he's a soldier stationed in afghanistan but he was still able to be by his wife's bedside during her birth. hopefully he's going to get to see his baby girls very soon. that's the news for now. >> isn't that incredible. >> it's very cool that he can be there and see the little girl being born. >> just the power of the technology, being able to bring people together like this. such an incredible moment >> nothing will be better than when he gets home. >> dylan dryer is standing by. >> we had a lot of flooding in texas yesterday. two women own their kids were
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rescued from their cars when these roads just turned into rivers there. they were actually just heading to school. but luckily everyone was saved and everyone is okay. we did see some significant flooding out that way. thanks to the cold front that is producing heavy rain out in front of it. in new orleans we already have flood warnings in effect. you can see in red here in central mississippi and also in the south western louisiana we do have the flash flood warnings. that's when the roads turn into rivers very quickly. we're looking a the the possibility of perhaps up to four to five inches of rain across parts of tennessee, into alabama and north eastern parts of louisiana and also along the immediate gulf coast sfats. there is the chance we could end
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light rain around the bay area and more substance rain across the area. muggy, 60s and 70s around the bay area. showers should approach as we approach the evening. some of those showers may briefly contain a little bit of thunder. interesting day today. tomorrow showers are gone and we'll see a mild and breezy start to next week. >> and that is your latest forecast. e neglected to say great job in boulder last week. >> thank you so much. typically when there's a car accident the police are among the first to respond. but in houston the police chief was the first on the scene because the accident was his fault. he hit a pedestrian and the whole thing was caught on camera. charles had lok has more on the punishment he's accepted. >> the traffic video is tough to watch, showing a dark suv
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pausing at an intersection and then striking a pedestrian in the crosswalker. passer byes stopped to help the man. the driver of the suv also run to the aid of the injured man. in terms of calling the police, turns out the man behind the wheel was houston plus chief who was making left turn just a block from police headquarters. the chief says he didn't see houston attorney, james harris. >> it is very unnerving if you strike somebody with a vehicle and i'm very thankful that he wasn't more severely injured. >> harris suffered a broken arm. chief mcclellan called a few days after the accident to personally apologize. >> i certainly will be more cautious and attentive when i'm driving not only in the downtown area but anywhere. >> mcclel len says as chief he must hold himself to a higher standard. houston's mayor agreed and
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ordered him to a suspension without pay. >> that day off without pay may be ten times more than the max that i could receive from a citation. we got to remember, what is the purpose of a citation? the purpose of a citation is to correct behavior. >> the accident will go on the chief's driving record and he'll be required to take a defensive driving course. charles had lok nbc news dallas. still to come, how would you like to see this guy standing on the street. the clown that's creeping out people in england. first, this i on nbc.
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some people in one england town are either laughing on on edge this morning. all depends on how they feel about clowns. >> feel free to close your eyes for this story.
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this guy has been showing up all over dressed as a creepy clown. if your kids don't like clowns you might want to send them to another room. >> in a sleepy english town, something very strange is going on and it has people looking 0 over their shoulders. when the hours are late and the lights start to go, someone spooky appears. this mystery clown doesn't juggle, he doesn't speak, he just stands there. he was first spotted on friday the 13th and has sense been seen all over the town of north hampton, posting photos on his facebook page getting more than 150,000 likes but not everybody is a fan. >> a bit scary. >> when i first saw the picture it was frightening. >> but many people, it's no laughing matter. clowns just freak them out. >> because it's a mask, because it may be something that people are unfamiliar with, it can
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generate fears and for some people that goes back to childhood when they were frightened by clowns. >> there's even a term for it, coul. ro phobia, feels of dread, fast heartbeat and crying. we can probably blame steven king's "it" for some of that. the north hampton clown told a newspaper he only wants to entertain, sometimes he carries balloons, sometimes a teddy bear. but all people are really interested in is his identity. >> i will find the clown. >> now everyone is watching and waiting to see where the creepy clown will turn up next. >> he has a funny definition of entertaining. >> are you saying he's not doing the kids' birthday party.
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>> when my kids turns seven you won't know who will be there? that guy. let is going to come in and do a song and dance. his home was frash trashed by hundreds of teens so why now is the nfl star facing threats from the kids' parents. we'll get to that. first these messages. i don't just make things for a living i take pride in them. so when my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis was also on display, i'd had it. i finally had a serious talk with my dermatologist. this time, he prescribed humira-adalimumab. humira helps to clear the surface of my skin by actually working inside my body. in clinical trials, most adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis saw 75% skin clearance. and the majority of people were clear or almost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer have happened.
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looking live at a very ominous picture of san jose. >> happy last day of summer. we have the clouds in this morning. it's a real muggy start. some lighter rain around campbell, santa cruz mounans and what we're seeing off the coast of sonoma county, that is the band of showers that's going to push through the bay area. just some passing showers at times but for the coast of north bay, you may have an isolated
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thundershower? the mix. tomorrow the drier half of the forecast as fall gets under way. >> thank you very much, rob. >> aldon smith hopes to be back on the field tomorrow after driving his truck into a tree in an exclusive san jose neighborhood yesterday morning. police arrested smith on suspicion of a dui, his second arrest. police arrested him on suspicion of crashing his black pickup truck into a tree yesterday morning. jail officials also said he was booked in connection with possessing an unknown amount of marijuana. smith is scheduled to appear in court on november 4th. >> coming up thong on "today in the bay", the childhood home of
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i'm celebrating my 11th birthday here on the today show. >> we came all the way from north carolina nok to see lester holt. >> we think lester rocks. >> how great is that? we saw that site earlier inside. when you see that in person, this is a 3-d peacock. >> very sweet of you. thank you. >> it's fantastic. we are back here on a saturday morning. sit september 21st, 2013. this is the last day of summer. >> no. >> yes. >> really, what time is the hit tomorrow. >> i think it's around 4:30 in the afternoon. >> 4:44. >> well you are the weatherman.
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>> so we still have a little bit of time. >> any way, still to come in this half-hour of "today" iphone lovers. guilty. lots of folks lined up for the release of the newest models on friday morning but was their wait worth it? we're learning more about zac efron's apparent stint in rehab. is this another case of a child star having trouble growing up. really shocked by that. also ahead, we are very excited about the new studio and all of the bells and whistles that this new studio comes with. we're going to take yes inside and give you a tour. i have to say i think i have one of the better jobs of the four of tous demonstrate how great the studio is. >> better than the weather wall? >> you'll see why my job is so good coming up.
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>> the jooint ipad. >> i was a little nervous. >> it was beautiful. perfect yellow oval. >> i thought i would wear orange to see if we would meld in. >> we'll do that tomorrow. >> before we get to all of that we're going to talk about a former nfl star player who is fight not just against the hundreds of teens who partied in his home while he wasn't there and then posted pictures on social media but against his parents who are threatening to sue him. >> this cart was so mushy from beer and what -- >> former nfl player brian holloway walked through his vacant home just outside albany, new york, each room damaged. >> it looked like someone took a pen and pumpled holes in the
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wall. >> and vandalized by teens on labor day weekend. >> 300 kids came up here and broke in and partied, damaged a lot. >> the offensive tackle who played for the new england patriot watched the wild night up fold from his home in florida as teens took to social media. >> we have 170 confirm tweets with people verifying and value dating themselves. >> those tweets and pictures are now part of holloway's website, help me save 300, urging the teens and parent to come forward an take responsibility. >> there's really some dangerous stuff that was going on up here. >> police officers broke up the party and are investigating. so far there are no reports of arrests. but now in a twist, holloway says some of the parents are threatening to sue him. >> they were upset with me that i published something that was published by their kids. >> legal analysts say holloway
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doesn't need to worry. >> these tweets and facebook posts were done publicly. he can repost them on his website. >> the athlete turned motivational speaker says by naming and shaking he hopes to drive a message home. >> it's a big moment for parents to get a reality check and ask some big questions. >> that someone could get hurt next time or worse. >> we want to get a sense of what you think about brian holloway posting those teenager names and photos. thomas is in the orange room with more of that. >> we know this has done really well social media wise. so we wanted to find out from you if you think it's appropriate for brian holloway to have done that, to have posted those pictures on facebook of the teens apparently trashing his house. vote on this at and let us know what you think, yes or no. we'll have the resultings coming
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up in a little bit. >> thanks very much. let's get another check of the weather. >> well lester we did a an unofficial poll. so everything here, you guys are on the nfl player's side, right? >> yeah. >> unanimous vote out here on the plaza. we're tracking this cold front that is moving from the interior parts of the northeast right into the gulf coast states this morning. it's going to spread eastward this afternoon. we'll see showers and thunderstorms. they should exit pretty early tomorrow morning except down across the southeast that will last until mid an. after the cold front passes it's crisp and fall like. temperatures are going to be nice and comfortable in the 60s and 70s. a couple of light showers
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a peek out our ofó[ the santa cruz mountains partly÷ cloudy& iu)rqj and eventually more clouds coming i around midday./o! this will bring us a chance of scattered showers. temperatures at 60s to near 70s today. we'll be a bit warmer and breezy for sundays and temperatures inland on monday. are into the fall spirit here. sorry. got distracted. lester was in my shot. >> excuse me, excuse me. >> but you know be what, tomorrow night who is getting the attention, we are talking about football night in america. the bears are taking on the steelers heading out to heinz field where it will be mostly
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clear, little cool, for sunday night, football night in america. lester i don't get to talk to you. i'm talking back to erica. >> the newest version of the iphone is a hot item. this happens every time they release one. some stores sell out. there's backlog on ap's website until october. but for thousands of people across the country the only way they had was this one. it seems to become standard every time a new model is released. what exactly are they getting this time around with that new phone? >> there's a touch of same old same sold to these scenes, people camped out for days, lines snaking round the block until the doors open to cheers at apple stores and selected retailers coast to coast. chicago's mason levi explaining why. >> it's always a good feeling to get a new phone. >> reporter: it's a good feeling and the new phone does have some
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cool stuff, a fingerprint id scanner and a new camera. it's which cheaper cousin incased in plastic comes in some snappy colors. evolutionary but not revolutionary. >> they might be impressed with this stuff but i think for the average customer, they'll go with whatever iphone they think is prettiest, that might be the gold one or the pink one. >> despite the opening day enthusiasm, it's a tough market out there and tomorrow is guaranteed to no brand no matter how iconic. it was just a few years ago that this was the good to have it device and where is blackberry now? preparing to lay off 40% of its workforce by year's end. and critics say some of the 5s
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advances like its faster ers chip to run complex games will have limited use right now. >> the 64 bit chip is really impressive, that should do wonders as far as gaming goes but right now there's only un game that's taking advantage of that. >> reporter: still every iphone rollout remains an event. and by the millions shelling out hundreds of dollars a piece for a device worth singing about. ♪ >> reporter: well, where's that mute button when you need it. nbc news los angeles. >> just that lester holt on bass, it will sound great. we're going to look at james gan do fi any's last film before his untimely death. a can of del monte green beans? ♪
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him, he kept it very quiet. he was there in rehab five months and promoting a movie on the assassination of jfk. if you go to rehab and you don't find out until months later, it must be serious. >> seems to follow the recurring theme of childhood star. >> exactly. the story we hear time and time again. young kid living in los angeles and falls into drug and the good thing is zac is trying to get a hold of it. >> good for him. we wish him the best. so much talk since james gandolfini passed and a movie he was starring? >> it's called "enough said." a romantic comedy. he is funny, a loveable, big bear and the movie is getting rave reviews. >> he looks really good.
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>> this was also at the toronto film festival and one of the talks of the festival. julia's first movie ever. she said during the summer she was raising her kids so she didn't have time to do movies since she had her kids. >> john goslin, this answers. question. i asked why do i know this name? >> he is living in a cabin and working as a waiter. he does not have tv, he does not have internet. kate goslin is suing him showing he was trying to tell the details about her. he said i've lived that high life and fallen down 20 times. >> he says he is happy and in a good place. it always seems, though, is there a little something behind it. whenever he comes out and talks, or is it just me? >> i'm with you on that. this is really sad. the family is getting $25,000 an
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episode and now he is waiting tables which nothing against it, but, you got eight kids. >> does he see the kids? >> he sees the kids. kate is saying he doesn't pay child support but he says he does see the kids. remember, he was living in new york a while going out clubbing. >> lastly, nfl is suing rapper m.i.a. for apparently? >> flipping the bird. >> it could have been contrudy as you're number one, but probably not. >> number one? i was on film when this happened. super bowl twelin 2012. they are seeing a lawsuit against her because she breached a contract morality clause. she says, nfl? really? when you have players going off every week and making statements. >> i remember it. >> do you remember it? >> i do. >> m.i.a. is not going down
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and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira , your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough, or sores. you should not start humira if you have any kind of infection. ask your doctor if humira can work for you. this is humira at work. always nice to have some friends of ours out there on the plaza. it is our first weekend here in the knew studio. so we thought perfect time to give you a little tour.
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i'm sitting at what we call home base. don't adjust your television set. i am moving. it's okay. this is one of the coolest features of the new studio 1a. lazy susan meets turn table, call it what you will. this baby rotates a full 360 degrees. in a few moments we will complete basically 180-degree turn so we will be facing the other direction. before we can get there, though, we will take a paws at 90 degrees, how about that? lester holt is across the studio from me with other new features with we have. >> this is a production area. look at this huge tv screen. this is where i'm going to come watch the super bowl, by the way. we can split it into six screens. 15-foot screen becomes six and this is a production area. we do a lot of the product demonstrations and musical acts here and catchall area and new monitors we can put a lot of different graphics and move the segments along. over here is what we call -- we always called it the sofa area.
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always been an integral part of studio 1a. the screen lifts up and translucent screen and look what falls behind it. a nice flat screen tv. again, we can put whatever video we want there. if i wanted to say hi to dylan dreyer in the orange, i would simply look over and say, hello, dylan. >> or peek over the corner. i am in the orange room. this is our awesome space where we connect with you guys at home. we follow twitter. we have kyle and joel here and they are watching everything that you are tweeting us. and especially this weekend because we are starting a new thing. it's #outyourwindow. it's what i say before i toss the local weather and this is where you send in your pictures. i want to see a peek on out of uv your window and you can see the gorges pictures coming in across the country and we can show everyone else what is happening behind you. a couple of steps away from the
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orange room is our merge monitor. this thing is pretty much all powerful. instead of just telling you there is a cold front i'm going to draw it on for you and instead of just showing you where there is a tropical system i'm going to take you halfway across the world to where there is some activity happening. show you a 3d view of what is now super typhoon and here is dallas. we spin around and zoom in and give you a three-dimensional view what is happening. it's a different way to show you the weather and a much more interactive way too which i happen to like. so, of course, that one is my favorite part of this whole new set. >> you have your new iphone or whatever it is now. >> lester always wants a crack at the weather. i think it's going to happen. >> we just completed that 180-degree turn to the plaza, where thomas roberts is out with the crowd. i think he found a helper. >> a spot over there. get that. >> sorry, guys. >> young patrick is helping out
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there. >> i've inducted my little nephew patrick who is here in new york city and he is a great window washer. that is one thing that has not changed about the "today" show. the party on the plaza! this is the best window on the world! and, yes, the party is here. we don't get to keep patrick for window cleaning at all times and as you know, he has been prefed with cookies in the green room so do not worry. >> great stuff, patrick. >> great stuff. >> this is my worst nightmare not being able to get back inside! >> don't take it personally, really! you have nothing to worry about! >> let me back in! >> we will be right back. we will try to get thomas with us. first, this is "today" on in business.
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you're take ago look at some pictures that have been sent in
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out your window. these are beautiful. >> gorgeous shots. >> like professional pictures. >> i think maybe we should go to a lot of those houses for breakfast maybe one weekend. >> i'm with you on that. whether or not you thought it was appropriate for that ex-nfl player to post pictures online, we asked you this question. overwhelmingly, you say, yes, it was. >> not a scientific poll but a survey of what people who are watching and weighed in and had to think about that. are you surprised by the results? >> i'm i had ongoing pain.
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an intense ache all over. it was hard to do what mattered. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia... thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic, widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can significantly relieve fibromyalgia pain. for some, as early as the first week of treatment. now, i can do more with the ones i love. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression, or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, changes in eyesight including blurry vision, muscle pain with fever, or tired feeling. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain and swelling of hands, legs and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive or use machinery until you know how lyrica affects you. those who have had a drug or alcohol problem may be more likely to misuse lyrica. with less fibromyalgia pain, i'm feeling better with lyrica.
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ask your doctor about lyrica today. good morning. i'm kris sanchez. legal troubles continue for this 49ers star after police arrest him offer suspicion offá drivin the fallout ofa( aldon smith's latest arrest and what legal experts are saying this morning. >> and 4 hours since the iphone frenzy. and the childhoodb home of ste jobs could.'] be getting a distinction. and the weather that you can expect coming up at 7:00. mom?
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