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    Today's Lauer staying home because of the economy - Yahoo! Finance

    `Today' show puts Lauer travelogue on hold so it doesn't appear extravagant

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Where in the world is Matt Lauer? Staying home this year.

    In a nod to the economy, the "Today" show is putting off its annual mystery trip where Lauer is sent to exotic spots such as the Taj Mahal or the Pyramids. Instead, NBC's morning show team will be spending a week in May exploring affordable vacation spots in the United States.

    "Today" Executive Producer Jim Bell said he had solicited suggestions from viewers for this year's "Where in the World Is Matt Lauer" trip. Instead, many told him that in bad economic times, the extravagant trip sent the wrong message.

    NBC is a unit of General Electric Co.
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    Well ... Matt really should go to a new slum area in the world every day ... at least clueless complaining Americans might see their life really is not so bad after all. Ask what you can do for your country seems like it was 100 years ago.
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    A few years ago Ann Currie caught Matt Lauer in the Ladies Room with Katie Courics underwear on his head.

    :bricks:
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    The sacrifices these folks have to endure.. hope he will recover.
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    Who the hell is Matt Lauer?
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    Katie was probably still wearing it. :eek:



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    Are you guys sh!!ting me? No Matt Lauer circle-jerking his way across the globe this year?

    ..... and just when I though life couldn't get any worse. :rolleyes:
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    Mrs Lauer's son.

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