Matt Lauer stays with 'Today'

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Matt Lauer is sticking with NBC’s “Today,” ending speculation that the top-rated show might have to face ABC’s rising “Good Morning America” without him. Lauer joked on the show he never had any intention of leaving:

Lauer’s decision provides important stability for “Today” and puts to rest suggestions that he might reunite with his former co-host, Katie Couric, on the syndicated show she’s launching this fall. Lauer said last May that he had discussed joining with Couric on a new venture. But he predicted then that he would be staying at “Today” for “a long time.”

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