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what is stinks in spanish. i looked it up. m good morning, america. summer scorcher. 59 million facing dangerous and deadly heat right now. a child dies in a hot car. the northeast on alert a underwater. now the severe weather is on the move. high-stakes showdown. the major election upset overnight in an important battleground state. this liberal candidate stunning the establishment set to face off against president trump's pick. breaking news, pope francis speaking publicly for the first time since that allegation that he covered up for a cardinal accused of sexual misconduct. we're live at the vatican with the latest. controversial comeback. comedian louis ck makes a stagfothe t ti admitting to harassing multiple me outrage
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the incredible moment this police officer passes a burning home and rushes inside with no gear and no training. how he saved an entire family. and feeling the heat. the uproar this morning after this female tennis player gets punished at the u.s. open for flipping her shirt around on the court. but the men facing no penalties after taking theirs completely off. good morning, america. welcome to wednesday. i have to say that doesn't seem fair at all what happened at the open. >> no. >> i would say i agree entirely. it is so hot out there. she's switching her shirt inside out and you can see the guys kept their shirts on and some took them off. the u.s. open feeling the heat for that decision and also literally feeling it.
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temperatures topping 90 degrees hitting the east coast, multiple players overheated, forced to forfeit their matches on tuesday. >> yeah, the dangerous situation for the players and also a dangerous situation for the fans who are watching as well, and now this morning, 13 states are facing heat advisories and ginger is tracking it all. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, michael. it's not just the heat but of course that humidity. the level of moisture in the air, right now it already feels like the upper to mid 80s. we'll see well over 100 from here to boston later this afternoon and this far in the year we usually see a significant number of hot car deaths and we certainly have. 37 children have died this year alone because of hot car deaths. we just had the latest yesterday. >> reporter: from texas to maine the heat index soaring above 100 on long island where an 11-year-old girl was left in a car and died. >> she was a sweet little girl. >> reporter: this heat fueling vicious storms that have been torturing the western great lakes. more than 100,000 without power in west michigan.
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in wisconsin, a washout. nearly a foot of rain falling in just a few hours, leading to catastrophic flooding. the governor declaring a state of emergency. more than 100 people evacuated from homes in coon valley, wisconsin. neighborhoods underwater. portions of highway 35 forced to shut down, cars and even this truck unable to navigate through the high water. this bridge in lavalle washed away. roads buckling from saturation. a tree in kansas city crashing through this roof. >> the wind was blowing really hard and the visibility was like zero. >> reporter: lightning taking out this tree, leaving several trapped inside. >> the very strong storm came through. >> reporter: a home under construction knocked right off its foundation. and in iowa, winds clocked up to 82 miles per hour, and reports of a tornado. so we'll go from 90s along the east coast today to 70s by friday. in the meantime, it is a cold front that brings in that cool air but also significantly strong storms you can see from
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cincinnati through western pennsylvania. ahead of that, all of that dangerous heat and that humidity. if you are exposed to this heat for long periods of time, that's when it crosses the line to dangerous and could be deadly. just make sure to take breaks, hydrate, all the normal stuff, but at this point in the year we have to remind folks, michael. >> thank you very much, ginger. great advice. to politics now. results coming in from key primaries setting up a history-making race to run the states of florida and arizona where voters went to the poll three days after the death of their senator, john mccain. terry moran is there in phoenix. the battle set for arizona's other senate seat. that's one of the biggest prizes in the midterms. >> reporter: good morning, george, you're right. this race in arizona is one of the marquee events in the mid-term elections. democrats so eager to flip this rapidly changing red state blue. but it is florida as you pointed out where the real stunner
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ergh major upset in florida governor's race, setting the stage for a bruising battle in november. on the left, tallahassee mayor andrew gillum, a bernie sanders backed progressive coming out on top over a favorite of the democratic establishment. >> i got to tell you all, i am overwhelmed. there were just a few people, just a few people who said that this moment would not be possible. >> reporter: gillum, the first black nominee for florida governor for either party now set to face off against president trump's candidate of choice, ron desantis. desantis, who campaigned as one of president's strongest allies -- >> build the wall. >> reporter: -- was lagging in the polls just weeks ago but that high-profile endorsement from the president ultimately put him over the top. >> i'm not always the most popular guy in d.c. but i did have support from someone in washington. in you walk down pennsylvania avenue he lives in the white
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house with the pillars in front of it. >> reporter: the president's already predicting a win in the general election tweeting, ron will be a fantastic governor. on to november. the battle over who could be the strongest ally of the president came to a head in arizona's republican senate primary too. former fighter pilot, martha mcsammy toppling hard line conservatives including sheriff joe arpaio to become her party's nominee. >> i'm humbled and honored to now stand before you for the very first time as your republican nominee for the united states senate. >> reporter: the president's gearing up for a tough battle too, painting a dark, even violent picture of what losing the midterms would mean for his agenda telling evangelical leaders at an event at the white house monday night, they will end everything immediately he said according to "the new york times" adding, when you look at antifa and some of these groups these are violent people. president trump trying to stoke
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his base with fear there. when you look at that florida race, the polarized nature of politics today, democrats turned out in big numbers, so did republicans in even bigger numbers. george. >> yeah, it sets up a real battle in november. terry, meantime, the services for senator john mccain will be in arizona today. yesterday on the senate floor his political wingman senator lindsey graham, his best friend, gave an emotional tribute. >> if you want to help the country, be more like john mccain. i believe there's a little john mccain in all of us. and the little john mccain can make this a great nation. so, my friend, you did good. you lived in the shadow of a four-star father and four-star grandfather and always worried would you disappoint. you did not. >> reporter: he didn't disappoint. talking to arizonaens here and
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in sedona, you get the sense that john mccain's legacy is very much alive in their hearts. and today arizonaens will begin to say good-bye here at the state capitol at 10:00 a.m. this morning local time. john mccain will be brought here, he'll lie in state in the rotunda of the state capitol. his family will accompany him. there will be some private services and then this building will open and thousands of people in this 104-degree heat are expected to line up and say farewell to one of the great arizonaens. george. >> then again in the u.s. capitol on friday, of course, the funeral on saturday. terry moran, thanks very much. cecilia. okay, george. let's turn to the trump administration waging a battle with google. a new threat to regulate the search engine have both republicans and democrats sounding the alarm about free speech. the president claims search results are, quote, rigged with conservatives being shut out. he's even suggesting there's something illegal going on. the president is also taking on other social media giants. >> i think that google and
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twitter and facebook, they're really treading on very, very troubled territory and they have to be careful. it's not fair to large portions of the population. >> and google responded with a forceful denial saying, we continually work to improve google search, and we never rank search results to manipulate political sentiment. george. >> thank you, cecilia. the latest on the nuclear standoff with north korea. tensions on the rise again as the pentagon considers restarting military exercises in the region just days after the president canceled secretary of state mike pompeo's mission in north korea. our chief global affairs anchor martha raddatz is tracking it all. we've come a long way from president trump's declaration in singapore that the nuclear threat from north korea is over. >> reporter: boy, have we, george. one thing is clear this morning, however, despite what the president said right after that historic summit, the nuclear threat from north korea remains. president trump was convinced that kim jong-un would give up his nuclear weapons after his
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meeting in june, and fast. >> starting that process very quickly. very, very quickly. absolutely. >> reporter: but that deal now seems in doubt. >> are they wishing or maybe changing their mind on de-nuclearization? it's possible. but we're not going to change our mind on the sanctions. we're not going to change our mind on de-nuclearization. >> reporter: last friday trump abruptly cancelling a planned meeting with secretary of state mike pompeo in north korea, saying we are not making sufficient progress. the north korean state news responding over the weekend by accusing the u.s. of hatching a criminal plot to unleash war while conducting diplomacy with a smile on its face. secretary of defense jim mattis yesterday making no guarantees about further suspensions of military exercises on the korean peninsula. >> we took the step to suspend several of the largest exercises as a good faith measure coming
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out of the singapore summit. we have no plans at this time to suspend any more exercises. >> reporter: the secretary of state did issue a statement saying that america stands ready to engage with north korea once again, but only when chairman kim is ready to deliver on his commitment to completely de-nuclearize and it is unclear george, when or if that will happen. >> which is why the president canceled that trip. >> reporter: exactly. >> martha raddatz, thanks very much. cecilia? let's turn to that breaking news. pope francis speaking publicly at the vatican for the first time since he was accused of turning a blind eye to those sexual abuse allegations against an american cardinal. abc's david wright is at the vatican and, david, once again, no mention of these claims when the pope spoke just now. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. this is the first time we have seen pope francis since he refused to answer questions on
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the papal plane about that explosive accusations leveled by an arch bishop. no mention today of the archbishop's call for him to resign. instead he spoke at length about his trip to ireland and spoke in particular about sitting down with survivors of sexual abuse. he said it wounded him deeply. he said he asked for the lord's forgiveness for the sins, the scandal and the betrayal. cecilia. >> david, exactly. no mention of that or those calls for his resignation. >> reporter: that's right, not personally but close associates of the pope have told the italian news agency he has no plans to resign. they describe him as 'embittered by these allegations. there is no provision here for a special counsel, no process of impeachment. under cannon law, the pope is the supreme judge. the only higher authority is god. cecilia.
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>> david wright at the vatican, thank you. now we turn to breaking news overnight, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake rocked los angeles yesterday followed by more than a dozen aftershocks. the shaking was caught on this home surveillance video. there were no reports of injuries or damage but officials say last fight's quake was the biggest to hit the region in three years. glad no one's hurt. >> thank goodness for that. >> absolutely. we move on now to a dramatic rescue caught on camera. you'll see a police officer jump into action to save a family from a burning house, a family of seven, even though he had no special gear tore training. diane macedo with the story. good morning, diane. >> reporter: george, good morning. it's one of those videos that gives you goosebumps. the officer's body cam footage shows flames and smoke shooting from this home and you can hear him call for back-up. then he realizes he has no time to wait. >> fully engulfed. there are people inside. i need help. >> reporter: watch the daring moment a texas police officer
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quickly sprints right into danger. >> is everybody out? >> mother-in-law and sister-in-law. >> where are they at? >> inside. >> they're inside? >> yeah. >> i got people inside that are trapped. >> reporter: officer sam click is behind the body camera. he says he was on patrol just before 2:00 a.m. saturday when he could hear the screams and see the flames from a burning home. >> cody, open the door! >> break that glass. >> there are kids in there. >> break this glass. >> cody. the house is on fire! >> reporter: click moves room to room before discovering a father and two babies -- >> hey, come on, boys. boys wake up. >> reporter: in another room the other children sound asleep, unaware of the danger around them. >> we got kids out here! come on, man. >> i woke them up and told them we all had to get up. they all followed me. i picked up the ones that i could, and then the ones that could walk all walked. >> reporter: racing against the flames, he gets the family to safety. >> get up, get up, come on.
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>> reporter: the police department says officer click had no fire training or protective gear, but this morning, he says he had no choice but to help. >> our main duty is to preserve life. it was something i felt like i had to do. >> reporter: and that family is grateful. >> this just takes it to a whole new level of respect and thankfulness for what they do. >> reporter: the officer was reunited with the family where they got to thank him in person. while he may say he was just doing his job, george, the children's father says he went above and beyond. >> and i think we can all agree. diane, thanks very much. now to the u.s. open outrage. a french player punished for flipping her shirt around on the court while the men face no penalty for changing their shirts in the heat. abc's adrienne bankert is here, and people are saying this is a serious double standard. >> yeah, i can see cecilia's face right now as i'm looking at you and looking at the whole team here. >> i had nothing to do with it. don't look at me. >> it was hot outside for regular folk, and arthur ashe stadium in this kind of heat.
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day two of the open, five players forced to withdraw. cornet was not one of them. she soldiered on after a ten-minute heat break and she did something a lot of guys have been doing all day. she quickly changed her shirt on court. she turned away from the cameras to do that. the reason, in the locker room she put her shirt on backwards and she noticed. she got a code violation for unsportsmanlike conduct for changing her shirt. men are allowed to do that. women cannot. reaction on twitter, very swift. andy murray posted a picture with her son saying, where's his code violation? andy's mom tweeting about the sex violation, and federer, and djokovic both did this. she tweeted this is not fair and not right. alice warren speaking for many when she tweeted out, the whole situation is not fair, not right, tell your daughters. i have to say this, and i'm just making sure that i confirm all of this correctly.
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the usta has an extreme heat policy for women. they can take a ten-minute break and that's what alize was reportedly doing. she took a break to cool off. men up until now did not have that same rule, so thee urt. >> she had on a sports bra, and if you have your shirt on in some way. i don't see the big deal with that. >> i'm biting my tongue. start the trouble right now. >> a lot of people feel the same way, and i think obviously they're thinking, what's the big deal? she had a sports bra on. >> is a code violation a big deal? do you know? >> from the look on her face it was. yeah. she didn't appreciate it. >> did she win the match? >> i don't know if she won the match. i was more concerned about the shirt thing. >> let's get to weather. >> help us out. i will -- i think it's ridiculous. just like you probably are walking outside and saying this is ridiculous, from virginia all the way to maine we have those heat advisories in place, it
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will feel like 104 in this afternoon. things are about to change and it will cool down. the natural air-conditioning comes in by the time we kick off the weekend. your local weather in 30 seconds. first, the heat index sponsored by capital one.
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> hey, good morning. most of us dealing with more sunshine this morning than we have earlier this week. but we have that fog up along the highway 101 corridor from novato all the way up to about santa rosa. this is going to hang out for the better part of the morning commute. now, as we get deeper into the forecast, we're going to have temperatures in the mid-60s along the coast into upper 60s in san francisco. and then we're going to have 70s around the bay and the sprinkling of a few 80s inland. it's going to get much hotter next week, jessica. >> mike, thank you. coming up on "gma," a dramatic rescue caught on body camera. a heroic police officer racing into a burning home, saving a family of seven. we'll have also have another abc
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♪ ♪ beautiful trauma my, my welcome back to "gma." that's pink's hit song "beautiful trauma." the singer is on tour with her family right now, and her little son got sick. her husband sharing this photo. doctors warn he has a virus. it's been on the rise. we have got more important information for parents coming up, but they were also parent shamed for sharing that picture and her husband, carey hart told that story. first, headlines we're following. 59 million americans in the path of the dangerous heat this morning. 13 states from maine to virginia are facing heat advisories. players at the u.s. open have
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had to forfeit their games because of the temperature. a startling update on the death toll from hurricane maria. that hit puerto rico so hard a year ago, nearly a year ago. the puerto rican government said at the time 64 people were killed. now the official estimate has skyrocketed. 2,975 killed by that hurricane. the island's governor called the announcement painful, and so many there still need help this morning. and we're coming up on labor day weekend with travel estimates in. airlines for america estimate that 16.5 million americans will fly over the long weekend. that's a half a million more than last year. friday expected to be the busiest travel day of the holiday. >> i'm bracing for having to go back to d.c. on friday. that will not be fun. the fierce backlash against louis ck after nine months out of the spotlight, the disgraced comedian returned to stand-up for the first time since admitting to sexual misconduct allegations by several women. abc's whit johnson is here. whit, no mention of that during the show. >> reporter: that's right, cecilia. surprise and plenty of outrage
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following the show. louis ck made a name for himself telling jokes about male hypocrisy, taking shots at his own sexual missteps. but in his comeback routine the comedian reportedly ignored the elephant in the room, bypassing the allegations that toppled his career. >> i'm the guy that women see and they go, eh. >> reporter: known for his raunchy standup routines, this morning, louis ck's controversial comeback is prompting a social media firestorm. the disgraced comedian performing stand-up over the weekend for the first time since admitting to exposing and touching himself in front of several women, but made no mention about those allegations on stage. >> on stage he didn't make any real reference to it. i'm not sure why. he just went on and pretended it was any other set. >> reporter: the internet exploding. comedian michael ian black, initially defending him in one post, writing, we'll take heat for this but people have to be allowed to serve their time and move on with their lives. others firing back.
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one tweeting, it seems i missed the part when louis ck served time. i just remember him living quietly as a millionaire for less than a year. hollywood director judd apatow writing, the obvious thing you do when you hurt people and disappear for awhile is to return and talk about what you learned and tell people how you're going to help victims and others going forward. that hasn't happened here or with anyone who has been accused. last year, rebecca cory, one of the women who spoke out publicly about ck's behavior shared her story with abc news and believes the idea of him ever making a comeback is disturbing. >> it was just actually sort of common knowledge in the comedy world. people made jokes about it all the time. >> reporter: she said ck made a lewd suggestion to her on a pilot they worked on. the executive producers of the show, courtney cox and david arquette, offered to shut down production. cory refused. a decision she later regretted. >> i wanted to pretend like it never happened.
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i wanted to do my job. those opportunities are few and far between. i most certainly didn't want to be the person that was responsible for shutting down a production or even being part of the narrative. >> reporter: the audience at the cellar now joining that narrative. the club saying they've received mixed reviews, some applauding the show. others complaining that they should have been warned and given the choice to attend. >> obviously, we learned some things from this episode, and the main thing is that people who don't want to see him, we need to make sure that they're not ambushed. >> reporter: now, immediately following the allegations, fx, hbo and netflix all dropped louis ck from upcoming projects. the comedy cellar's owner said ck received a standing ovation for his 15-minute performance but that club taking a lot of heat for even allowing him onto that stage. >> sure are. okay, whit, thanks very much. we're going to turn now to oklahoma where a course for police officers about how to
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handle anti-police protests is sparking protests of its own. it's about its officer, officer betty jo shelby, who was acquitted of manslaughter for killing an unarmed black man and steve osunsami has the story. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. this is a big case caught on camera. betty jo shelby is now a sheriff's deputy with another police agency, but she says she has been teaching this class since october, and people are just now beginning to notice. she says she is teaching officers how to react when they are, quote, victimized by anti-police groups. >> that looks like a bad dude. >> reporter: call it a second act. >> shots fired. >> reporter: this former tulsa police officer seen here in a police surveillance video shooting an unarmed black man to death made national headlines doing so and now she says she's teaching other officers how to get through the aftermath of racially charged police shootings. >> when i was told that i would possibly never be in law enforcement again, i needed to find a purpose. so i made a commitment to help my brothers and sisters.
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>> reporter: betty jo shelby was the woman behind the trigger when 40-year-old terrance crutcher was killed in september of 2016. it became another example of an unarmed black man shot and killed on camera by a white police officer. he was high on pcp, had left his suv in the middle of the road and the officers who surrounded him say he wasn't listening when they told him to stop. shelby was tried for manslaughter and acquitted. protesters cursed her name in the streets. >> i had to physically deal with leaving my home unexpectedly due to threats. i had to come up with a solution as to how to financially survive because i was put on administrative leave. [ chanting ] >> reporter: her new four-hour course trains officers to deal with what she calls the ferguson effect, referencing the shooting of michael brown in 2014. groups protesting the police
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found their voice. >> officers, they are scared of the media tormenting them. they're scared of activist groups tormenting them. >> reporter: the course has people marching against the police again. >> who is concerned about the aftermath that the crutchers are having to deal with? >> reporter: the course is taught in different police offices and one of them is the tulsa county sheriff's department. the sheriff in a statement says he stands behind the class, says that the instructor is qualified to teach it and, george, he points out that this is all free, that no one is getting paid. >> is the crutcher family weighing in? >> reporter: absolutely. the sister of the victim, the man shot dead, in a statement says when she first heard about this class it made her sick to her stomach. she says she and her family asked the sheriff to cancel the class or replace the instructor, and he's agreed to do neither. >> steve osunsami. thanks very much. michael. all right. thank you, george.
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we are back now with an exclusive first look at the new technology designed to keep you and first responders safe if your ambulance crashes. the feature could possibly save lives and it's being rolled out this week. abc's david kerley is in arlington, virginia with more. good morning to you, david. >> reporter: good morning, owit ry a ler first responders,
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ramedics, when they are in the back of an ambulance and working on a patient. do they stay buckled up or work on that patient? there is new technology you mentioned that is coming out that could help keep them safer. watch this 14,000-pound ambulance violently roll over. >> a complete just at 25 miles an hour. >> reporter: "gma" is there for this demonstration, showing the importance of seat belts in the back of an ambulance. every year, there are an estimated 4,500 ambulance accidents on the road, and in the majority, 84% of those accidents, the emts or paramedics were not using seat belts, including this crash earlier this year outside of cincinnati. and this 2014 accident involving a head-on collision. brian nagel was in the back of that ambulance working on a patient and was severely injured. >> i was sitting on a bench seat.
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i was unsecured. it's impossible to do good patient care and be restrained. >> reporter: immi, one of the larg provide o commercial a rtt atetcts. t to some work. >> reporter: but now that new feature, these four-point belts, have what is called controlled decelerator technology. >> it's going to give by extending this web which ends up traveling about four inches. >> reporter: meaning the belt expands slightly lessening the impact on the body. the company put them to the ultimate test. the impact of this crash so powerful the ambulance door is jammed closed. but once we go in, we can see that all the emt dummies are dangling upside down but still restrained. that's pretty remarkable. >> reporter: preventing them from becoming projectiles. >> when an emt is not buckled up, they risk not only themselves, but the patient as well. >> reporter: if they weren't
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wearing seatbelts it could look like this. a simulation test also conducted by immi showing how the dummies go flying. this side-by-side view showing hoimportans for emts to buckle up for the safety of themselves and their patients. >> without being restrained, it's an opportunity for a lot of things to go wrong. >> reporter: for brian nagel, now a safety advocate, putting these seat belts in ambulances is the step in the right direction. >> we can't save patients if we're not safe ourselves. >> reporter: nagel suffered severe head injuries. he is no longer working in the back of an ambulance. the laws around the states are different as to whether emts and paramedics are required to have these belts on but the new technology could help make it a little easier. as i mentioned, when you have that impact, the belt gives. now, i'll give it a shot so the idea is all of a sudden we're in a crash and i get a little more give to slow you down if you're in the crash, guys. new techlo jt hitting the market. >> that demonstration was shocking. so thank you for that. got to keep everyone safe. >> definitely.
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love you guys are still laughing about this. this gigantic -- they still think it's funny. gigantic swarm of bees took over a hot dog cart outside our studio right here in times square. abc's gio benitez is here to break it all down. i was going to try to put another pun in here. >> i feel like there are two headlines here. there's an nypd beekeeper, did you know this? and he was called in to help, an officer too. check out how he took care of this with a vacuum just sucking up thousands of bees there. the entire operation live streamed online. at one point more than 100,000 people watching. he says they swarmed because of all the heat and humidity. their hive was just too crowded and they couldn't keep cool. basically bees are just like us. >> did they survive getting -- >> they did. they did. >> really? >> they did. that's the good news. >> vacuum them up and release them. >> twitter noticed, of course. let's look at some of these tweets right now. one former new yorker writing this, sometimes i miss new york
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a lot then i see a livestream of a bee swarm on a times square hot dog cart and i feel better about my choice. and one clever using invoking the frank sinatra classic, i want to be a part of it, new york, new york. i did my best, adrienne bankert. >> third headline out of this. gio can sing. >> where did they end up? >> they ended up in an aviary and there's an electric fence around the aviary and they'll keep the bears out and hopefully a few humans too. >> i thought they kept the bees in. >> they're okay. no bees hurt. >> bees like hot dogs. >> bees like hot dogs. that's right. okay. you guys, bee the best you can be. that's all i'm going to say. >> oh. the queen and duchess kate. we have the new photo this morning and the clues about kate's future. we'll be right back. out kate's future. we'll be right back. ' we'll be right back. this is the ocean.
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good morning, south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. i'm jessica castro from abc 7 mornings. meteorologist mike nicco has our forecast. >> hey, jessica. hi, everybody. have a little bit of fog from novato up to santa rosa, be careful there. it's going to start lifting like we've seen everywhere else, where it's pretty clear this morning. light breezes if you're out on the bay. if you're at the pool, strong sunshine, or if you're at the beaches, a little bit of sunshine with temperatures in the mid-60s there. upper 60s in san francisco, low to mid-70s around the bay, and upper 70s, low 80s inland. it's going to get a little bit warmer this weekend, but really hot next week. alexis? >> all right, taking a look at the roads this morning, unfortunately, we do have a new sig alert in the tri-valley, westbound 580 in livermore, just before el charo. we have a crash involving a motorcycle that's blocking the left and hov lanes. several miles of backup there. looking live at the san mateo bridge, no crash on either side of the roadway, heavy westbound,
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but a nice clear day and lots of sunshine. you'll want your sunglasses. >> all right, alexis, thank you. coming up on "gma," singer pink's son sick with happennd, , perstarnd her husband bng parehad for the
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the dangerous and deadly heat wave is reaching its peak in parts of the country. 13 states under watches and warnings right now. it'll feel like it's 100 degrees in so many major cities. ginger is tracking the summer scorcher this morning. and the major election upset overnight in a battleground state. the democratic favorite upset by a history-making candidate now set to face off with the president's choice for nominee. what it all could mean for the midterms. new this morning, the photo going viral, posted by pink and her husband of their son suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease. what it is, what you need to know, and how to protect your family. ♪ 24 karat magic in the air the queen, new clues that the queen is training her granddaughter-in-law for the future. why this photo shows how close
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they are and kate's increasingly high-profile role. what is really the best grain for you? from rice to bread to pasta, what should you be looking for and what's really the healthiest when you're heading to the supermarket? ♪ "gma" goes country with luke, garth and trisha behind the scenes of luke bryan's latest project, the secret to some of his biggest hits and the one title that means the most to him. and garth brooks and trisha yearwood are joining us live as we say, good morning, america. ♪ i got friends in low places ♪ where the whiskey -- good morning, america. hope you're well this wednesday morning. we saw garth and trisha in those hard hats doing some great work. cannot wait to talk to them. >> no friends in low places here, only high places at this desk. take a look at this photo, guys. that is keanu reeves. didn't look like it at first for me.
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he has a new title, appears to be "wedding crasher," the story behind this picture. that's coming up. >> they probably thought they were in "the matrix" when he showed up. we have a lot of headlines to get to this morning and we start with that extreme weather around the country. there's dangerous heat in the east, and ginger, we're all asking, is there any relief on the way? >> definitely some relief but this heat is dangerous. we saw an 11-year-old girl die in long island, that's the 37th hot car death this year. this is where it turns dangerous. 103 richmond, in baltimore, 98 boston, they can break a record. the heat is going to stick for at least a little bit. watch the cold front, it's going to slide to the south and east and the temperatures are going to take a nose dive.
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boston goes from 97 today to friday at 71. nearly 30 degrees in that dropoff. new york city is going to do the same thing. folks from texas to mississippi are saying, it's so hot here all the time. here a lot of the schools don't have air conditioning. that's one of the big factors. we'll be watching these advisories for at least the next 24 hours. >> wow, that's definitely a difference. we move on to politics right now and the results are coming in from key primaries, setting up a history-making race to run the state of florida, a key senate race in arizona and we want to go back to terry moran in phoenix. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning. a big night last night, voters here in arizona making history, this state will almost certainly have its first woman senator. republican martha mcsally facing off against democrat kyrsten sinema and that race is expected to be the democrats' best chance perhaps to pick up a seat, but mcsally was seen as the strongest republican.
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if you're a centrist in florida, you're out of luck. >> are y'all ready to flip florida blue? >> reporter: overnight, a major upset in florida's governor's race setting the stage for a bruising battle in november. on the left, tallahassee mayor andrew gillum, a bernie sanders-backed progressive coming out on top over a favorite of the democratic establishment. >> i got to tell you all, i am overwhelmed. there were just a few people, just a few people who said that this moment would not be possible. >> reporter: gillum, the first black nominee for florida governor for either party now set to face off against president trump's candidate of choice, ron desantis. that high-profile endorsement from the president ultimately put him over the top. >> i'm not always the most popular guy in d.c., but i did have support from someone in washington. if you walk down pennsylvania avenue he lives in the white house with the pillars in front it. >> reporter: the president already predicting a win in the
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general election, tweeting, ron will be a fantastic governor. on to november. the president is gearing up for a tough battle too, painting a dark, even violent picture of what losing the midterms would mean for his agenda, telling evangelical leaders at an event at the white house monday night, they will end everything immediately, he said, according to "the new york times." adding, when you look at antifa and these groups, they are violent people. president trump there showing that he understands the key to success in this election is not moving to the center as traditionally the case in general elections, but in getting your base, getting your voters to the polls. >> thanks very much. >> the president just tweeted that he's backing ron desantis and attacked his opponent. >> those races are coming up. all right. let's get to an update on a story we told you before. high cost of online dating. ladies, take a look at this picture. paul gonzalez of california has been arrested, suspected of being the so-called dine and dasher.
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he allegedly meets women online and goes out on a date at an expensive restaurant and then he slips out before the check comes back. eight women say he has left them completely hanging and now gonzalez is in custody, facing ten felony counts. that could land him in prison for 13 years. take a look at his online dating profile where he describes himself as a starving artist. now, i've done some research on this for all my fellow sisters out there in the online dating world. he claims he is going out to grab a phone charger and then he never comes back and two the women were -- i know way more about this than i should. the restaurant picked up the tab for him and these are not cheap tabs. he orders filet mignon and steak salad. that's just not right. >> he was starving when he got there. >> as he pulls out the phone charger, you know it's too late. >> that little charger is a tell tale sign he's not coming back, girls. sorry. coming up, why pink and her
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husband were parent shamed after their son got a virus and shared that story on instagram. we also have a warning from doctors about this virus on the rise. and how kate is being prepared for her future role and the photo that reveals how close they are. mr. wonderful is here to help your family get back to school. "shark tank's" kevin o'leary with lessons to teach your kids about money coming up when we come back. [ applause ] o'leary with lessons to keach your kids about money coming up when we come back. [ applause ] that was invigorating! each your kids about money coming up when we come back. [ applause ] teach your kids about money coming up when we come back. [ applause ] e. i've crafted dr. whiskers here as a visual aid to show you that should you visit the lot, carmax associates will not pounce like tigers because people don't like that. come here to buy a car. dr. whiskers won't pounce. nobody will. ♪ breathe freely fast wmy congestion's gone.
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named dawn mohammed. she lost 55 pounds so she could donate her kidney to her father. she and father father will join us live. that will be great tomorrow. but right now, a little "pop news" with adrienne bankert. [ cheers and applause ] >> we begin with keanu reeves, actor, musician, now wedding crasher. check out this photo a few minutes before jared and leslie walker say i do at the dream inn. that's in santa cruz, california. the groom's brother spotted the man forever known for "the matrix" in the hotel bar. he happily snapped a photo with the couple. it's not the first time. he was spotted at another wedding earlier this summer. does this have anything to do with him starring in a rom-com with winona ryder called "destination wedding." i sense that you are thinking the same thing. >> always a hook. >> that's right. the cutest thing, though, you'll love this if you're from the '80s or '90s. they admitted they had big real-life crushes on each other starting back to the '80s and still do love each other. >> very nice. >> i thought you were going to
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say she actually was married to him. >> in her dreams? she convinced herself that we are forever in love. it could make for some really good on-screen chemistry i think. "destination wedding" hits theaters this friday. [ applause ] >> they're cute together. i admit. they are very cute together. well, this next video will have you saying, my god, that's russell crowe? known for changing his looks. look at this. for every role he looks he's known for changing into character. he's been sporting this big bushy beard and calls -- i heard the oh! actor on hiatus meaning he's not in character but it's like he's more on vacation. >> how long is his vacation to grow that beard. >> watch this. jazz hands. >> wow. >> transforming into his more recognizable self. the star posted this on twitter with the caption, the actor resets, the correct use of jazz hands. looks like he's getting back to business. >> that's a serious beard.
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>> i think he can lose it now. i think it's had its time. well, finally, speaking of, you know, it's the last day of summer, right? it's funny, women, we women are a little different. cecilia -- >> i'm going to leave this on if i have permission from now on. >> how many of you ladies have sweaters inside? it could be 95 degrees outside. i see the women shaking their heads yes. [ applause ] we need to stay warm. okay, so people are bringing their sweaters into work. we all have a disagreement over what's the proper temperature for inside. the argument even reaching the highest offices in new york with "sex and the city" star cynthia nixon's team saying working conditions are, quote, notoriously sexist when it comes to room temperature. >> george is laughing. >> listen to this, george. she would like the thermostat to be set to 76 degrees in the auditorium. >> yes. >> i hear the men this time. for her upcoming debate against governor andrew cuomo.
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now, the request has sparked a heated debate on twitter. women praising her for the move because we want a sweater. men shocked, so is the office temperature sexist, ladies? i heard some people, like, yes. science may be on our side. in this study most office buildings are set based on a formula that relies on the metabolic rate of men but here in our building -- >> i never even thought it was -- >> in the studio it's about 66, >> you know, you've got to keep computers and monitors cool. >> i actually wear a sweater in my office. >> i thought that was just your look. i didn't know it was -- [ applause ] >> it is so cold in the white house where i work monday through friday that we keep electric blankets all year-round. it's that cold. >> what? electric blankets? >> all my friends in the white house, i know you have got your blankets plugged in right now. >> 67 is cold. that's for sleeping under a blanket. 71, 72.
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>> 76 is for a debate and then under the lights, that's hot. >> really warm so she might reconsider once she gets into that debate, but that's "pop news." >> that is "pop news." >> okay, cool. [ applause ] >> tell you what, no debate that that was some great "pop news." adrienne, thank you so much. now over to our "gma" cover story, singer pink and her husband are revealing their 1-year-old son is suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease sharing this photo on instagram. and paula faris is here with more, and the superstar and her husband are actually being parent-shamed for this. >> yeah, they certainly are. good morning, michael. i wish i could say it's not warranted but this is a highly contagious virus and we're seeing a whole lot of it right now. hand, foot and mouth disease is spread not just through direct contact and surface contact, it's also an airborne contagion. ♪ >> reporter: superstar pink is
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dazzling audiences at her world tour with husband carey hart, daughter willow and son, jameson along for the journey posting on social media along the way. the family of four is currently making their way through australia. ♪ over now >> reporter: and that's where hart posted this to instagram on tuesday saying, want to know thousand glamorous tour can be, jameson has hand, foot and mouth. hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by a common virus known as coxsackie. it occurs most often in the summer and fall, and children can get this virus at day care, summer camps and schools. hart revealed that when he took his young son out for breakfast a woman kept, quote, staring at him and while his post was met with mostly supportive comments some criticized the motocross star for taking his son out. one user saying, you expose children and adults to hf and m, i would be giving you looks too. >> hand, foot and mouth can look really scary because of the blisters in and around the mouth and the hands and feet, but it's important to remember this is a virus like any other virus. >> reporter: doctors around the country are currently reporting an uptick in cases of the virus.
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it is seen mostly in children but adults can get it too, and recently major league baseball players noah syndergaard and jay happ were benched when they came down with hand, foot and mouth. >> the key for parents, there's no true treatment for hand, foot and mouth. what we do is support kids through it by giving them hydration. and also by keeping the fever under control and keeping pain under control. >> reporter: the virus is transmitted when you come into contact with someone who has it, either through the air or by touch. doctors suggest people should wash their hands with soap and water, avoid sharing drinks or utensils and clean all surfaces that someone with the virus may have touched to stop the spread. doctors say symptoms of hand, foot and mouth usually clear up in just a few days. that's good news for the hart family om pin12 more tour dates in australia ahead. now, parents are told to keep their children home when they have this particular virus, which usually manifests itself
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with those blisters on the hands and feet and blisters in the mouth, but if you are a parent and you see this happening, i can understand the frustration. it's not about judging them, it's just about being considerate. this is an airborne contagion. keep your kids at home. >> have compassion. >> it's a miserable virus. >> it's very painful. >> very painful, yeah. >> you had it or -- >> my daughter did, yes. >> you can be contagious for weeks, even. >> you got to let it run its course. >> what else can you do? >> wow. all right, guys. something else and switch gears here, the rare royal photo, queen elizabeth and princess kate riding together in a car while vacationing in scotland and abc's diane macedo is back. and there are some clues here . i did some investigative journalism for you all and uncovered new evidence that kate and the queen are pretty tight these days and that includes what might be the best royal perk of them all, borrowing the queen's jewelry. >> reporter: it's the photo that shows just how close princess
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kate has become to the queen. there's princess kate at queen elizabeth's side attending church at balmoral this weekend wearing pearl and diamond earrings from the queen's personal jewelry collection this weekend. kate is learning the royal ropes from the queen and the monarch is taking kate under her wing, not just loaning her jewelry but training her for when she becomes queen. >> there's no training course to become the queen but obviously her majesty has years of experience that she can share. >> reporter: they're fourth and fifth in line to the throne, their kids used to royal life with william. as george and charlotte spend the last days of summer at balmoral before school starts. >> george was with his cousin and charlotte is learning to ride and beth had a wonderful day athengis strike of the polo ball. >> reporter: the future queen catherine is taking an increasingly high-profile role and was the brainchild between
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william and harry's groundbreaking mental health campaign, heads together. >> do you want to do a serious one. >> reporter: kate and william are also stepping in for the queen and prince philip as they take over more responsibilities to the next generation. >> kate has everything it takes to be the next queen consort. what we do know about her, she prepares a huge deal before she goes out for her engagements and she's been keeping tabs on her charities even while she's on maternity leave. >> reporter: as she ends her maternity leave, kate is expected to take a prominent place at the dutch state dinner hosted by the queen in october just as she did for the chinese state visit and, yes, we just may see kate again in diana's favorite cambridge lover's tiara or rocking some more of the queen's stunning jewels. >> not a bad look at all. no royal piece is complete without a harry and meghan update. right? the newlyweds are back from vacation and will be attending a benefit performance of "hamilton" in london with lin-manuel miranda, and that raises awareness for their work
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with hiv and aids. a great show and a great cause all in one. >> excellent investigative reporting, my friend. >> i'm on the case. >> thank you. ginger, take it away.r "gmas from charleston, w that is 4-year-old laken. you have to pay attention to this little girl's face and her dance face is like not one i've seen in a long time. she gets those eyebrows going. she was feeling it. yes. go, laken. that's how i wanted to get through a wednesday. i'm taking this one home with me. yeah. all right.
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moving on now to our series "supermarket savvy." this morning we're taking a look at all kinds of st wwn jackson.e to to welcome back. >> thank you. >> let's get definitions down. describe whole grains. >> whole grains has three parts, but white grains are processed to remove two of those parts so white grains are a lot less nutritious. >> that gets to the different -- we were just talking about this. brown rice and white rice. >> let's talk about rice. so in general when you're looking at white or brown rice they're 200 calories for a cup. same calories but where the difference comes is brown rice has a lot more fiber, six times more fiber than white rice. yes, and minerals. i love this. >> i've never seen people so excited.>>in by. [ apau
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>> yeah, and they really are more nutritious in minerals, too. they have more magnesium, more zinc. and it's something to think about. white grains are empty calories, right? you get a lot more nutrition with the whole grain. >> let's talk about bread. all kinds of different varieties. >> here we go. white, we have whole wheat and we have whole grain. so whole wheat and whole grain are in the same family. again, look at this. they're about 80 calories a slice so similar in calories but really the nutrition is so different. in these whole grain versions you'll get like three times the fiber, double the protein. >> again. >> again and so when you get more fiber and protein, the cool thing is you get more full so -- >> it's helping on a diet. >> absolutely. so a lot of people avoid this, but as long as you get to whole grains you're going to get more full. now, there's a big thing i want to teach everybody. when you are reading labels, it has to say 100% whole wheat or 100% whole grain because if it
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just says wheat -- >> what does that mean? >> wheat means there's just wheat in there. it doesn't mean whole grain. you really have to look even at the ingredient list and see. >> just because it's brown doesn't mean it's whole wheat. >> exactly. you have got to look for the word whole, whole, whole. >> got it. we all got that, right? >> thank you. >> we'll talk about pasta. >> pasta, here's what we have here. we have white pasta, we have whole wheat pasta, and then we have a bean-based pasta, and just like all the others, this white pasta will be the least nutritious. the whole grain will have three times more fiber. we've learned this before. here's the big a-ha, is this bean-based pasta not only has more fiber but it has two times the protein. so it is protein packed, right? that's great news, great news. [ applause ] >> i love how you fired this crowd up. >> i mean, whole grains are fun, man, right?
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>> do we have time for a taste test? >> let's see -- you got to close your eyes. >> time to eat. bring out michael. >> bring out michael.he 'sork.should i put it the for you? i'll put it on the fork for you. this is pasta -- should i feed him? bean -- >> okay, i don't know. i'm going to reveal later. oh boy, how am i going to give him this one. uh-oh. sorry about that. >> you gave him a lot of pasta. >> i knew that was coming. >> that was bean. >> that's all we have time for. >> oh, no. >> right on either one. >> he was right on the bean. what do you think? >> whole wheat. >> we'll be right back. >> he has one right. 6 right back. >> he has one right.
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good morning, north bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. it's 8:27. i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. walnut creek police are trying to track down the thieves steen in these surveillance photos. they stole thousands of dollars of merchandise from the apple store and then drove away in a black mercedes suv. the license plate on that, 5xrs835. investigators say there were four people involved. this was not an isolated incident. this has happened at least six others other times just this month in california. let's see what's happening with our roads this morning. hi, alexis. >> hey, good morning. i want to head back to the tri-valley where we had a sig alert last time we checked in in the livermore area, westbound 580 before el charo. goon good news, we just got word from
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chp that this crash has been pushed off to the shoulder, but that backup pushes almost all the way to altamont pass. metering lights still on the bay bridge toll plaza and you're still
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a magical place... that's lookin' to get scared! (laughter) halloween time is back in disneyland and disney california adventure parks! now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> i have some good news if you're commuting through the north bay. visibilities are improving along 101, especially in petaluma. a little bit cooler than average, even with the extra sunshine. it gets warmer this weekend, but
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hots next week, reggie. >> thanks, mike. another abc 7 news update in about 30 minutes. we'll see you then. have a good morning. ♪ because i got friends in low places ♪ ♪ where the whiskey -- welcome back to "gma" with a very excited audience here in our studio. [ applause ] wean's got two great guests who are joining us and if there's a first couple of count music, these two are hit, both grammy-winning artists and volunteers with habitat for humanity for years. trisha yearwood and garth brooks are joining us from indiana where they're helping to build homes. welcome, trish and welcome garth. >> good morning. >> how are you? >> you guys are out there helping build homes for habitat for humanity. who is better with the power tools? >> right there.
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>> her nickname is nail gun diva. >> a bedazzled nail gun i would imagine. how many houses are you working on out there? >> 20 something houses today -- this week. and they've just purchased some land for hopefully about 40 more in the next couple of years as soon as they get the money raised. we're working on one at a time. working on one together with a big crew and it's awesome. >> we've all known about president carter's work with it. how did you get hooked up? >> we got hooked up through karen hitcocks and the teammate all-star game was down in dallas and saw her work with those athletes down there, athletes we were fortunate enough to have on the foundation at the time and just the marriage got started. then trisha and i went down to swing a hammer. and just -- >> new orleans after katrina.
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about ten years ago so building with the carters ever since. >> a lot of houses. that's great work. >> awesome work from you too. garth, you made a big announcement that you're doing something in south bend, indiana, that's never been done before. what is that? >> well, they opened up the house that rockne built for concerts. we were lucky enough to be the inaugural concert there so we'll try to rock the house that rockne built so this is going to be a lot of fun. >> think about it. you never try, you actually always do it, man. so we know it's going to be a great show for those fans out there without a doubt. [ applause ] you also, garth, you also surprised your fans with a new triple live album and, trisha, you said it's the best album she's ever heard or best sounding record you've ever heard, is that true? >> yeah, i have to say, i mean, a live album is -- if it does its job well it makes you feel like you were at the show.
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having been on tour i saw that show. if you didn't get a chance to see it live the album catches it. that's not easy to do. we all know garth is the energizer bunny so to be able to capture there on a record is pretty great and so i'm a fan. i'll say it because he won't say it. >> trisha -- >> my favorite thing about it is -- >> go ahead. >> go ahead. >> we got to standoff. i'll go ahead with a question. >> okay, you go ahead. >> trisha, i hear you're going back to the studio after being on the road. >> yeah, i'm in the studio right now working on new music and i am trying to do all the things i didn't get done when i was on the tour which is wonderful. so working on new music and still doing the cooking show so it's all good. >> any chance there might be another duet in the future for the both of us yo-- you? >> it's possible. [ applause ]
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>> you heard it here first. >> you guys continue to do the amazing work that you're doing and you're an inspiration to everybody. congratulations on this notre dame performing out there as well and, trisha, we look forward to your new music, as well. have a great day. really appreciate it. [ applause ] >> when we come back "shark tank" kevin o'leary is here with money secrets for kids and parent, plus more fun. paula goes one-on-one as luke bryan shares the sec
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we are back now with more of our "gma" goes country. mat paula faris sat down with luke bryan. as he takes on a new project and reveals the secrets behind his biggest hits and you got to talk to him right after being nominated for a cma entertainer of the year. >> going for his third. we spoke with him after that and in his new restaurant call luke's 32 bridge named after a bridge in his hometown and got a glimpse of what has made him who it is and where it starred on his father's peanut farm in rural georgia. whether he's shaking it on the stadium stage or sitting at the american idol judges' table he is one of the busiest men in country music and fresh off his cma entertainer of the year nomination.
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i caught up with luke at the hottest spot in nashville, 32 bridge. >> six level, eight bars, sushi bar. >> sushi? to talk about the newest title on his resume, restaurateur. you're a bigger deal than you already were. >> doubtful. >> added to the resume. around every corner, there are secrets behind his chart-topping songs. it all started with a boy from a georgia peanut farm. >> this is where we would grade the peanuts. i used to climb up and down hundreds of types a day. >> i eat the shell. >> that's how i was raised. we ate the shell. >> that is unbelievable. >> his new album is called "what makes you country." before that there was neyami. >> never name a band an unpronounceable name. neyami. >> neyami.
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this was your college band. >> college when i went to georgia southern. >> can we steal this cd and take a listen. >> you would return it. >> hey, your love is like fishing. >> when nothing is biting. ♪ i believe most people are good ♪ >> reporter: and now two decades later luke says his music has more of an intentional feel. >> one of the songs is get ago i lot of recognition is "most people are good" and pretty provocative lyrics "i believe who you love and ain't nothing you should ever be ashamed of ♪ >> what is the message? >> love is a precious thing. you should never be ashamed of who you love. what i never foresaw is how spiritual it feels in my concert. i see people hugging each other. i feel a lot of love and if -- that's what i want that song to do. >> reporter: with all the accolades there is one title that means the most to luke.
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family man. there's also a song, a love letter to your boys. >> oh "pick it up." >> my boys will watch their dad and watch his actions and pick the good things up. ♪ hoping you might pick it up one day ♪ >> when i'm in the truck the boys always want to hear it. dad wrote a song for them. they like that. >> that's special. ♪ you just pick it up [ applause ] >> so, luke is currently on a stadium tour and now he's gearing up for season two of "american idol." rare to see someone so unaffected by his fame. who else eats the shells? >> you took the words out of my mouth. >> it's a midwest thing. >> i think it must be maybe michigan. >> maybe. to our other shell eater, ginger. [ applause ] >> hey, yvonne, it's your
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birthday. want to go to the beach with me today? it's a perfect beach day today. how about we go to asbury park, new jersey. if it's going to be in the 90s and feel like 105 we're going there. my audio guy said i'm going to teteerurhe upper 70s. just a couple of lightning areas in panama city and miami beach. >> all right. that segment sponsored by fruit of the loom. michael. >> thank you, ginger. now you're over here with me. you'll help me out. back to school and we have the one and only mr. wonderful. he is our teacher and you know
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kevin o'leary from "shark tank." and now he's putting this panel of parents to the test. see if you're "a" plus students when you teach your kids about money. you're all parents. we'll give you questions and answer true or false. okay, and your kids range from elementary school to high school. you're going to give answers and then mr. wonderful will tell us >>ou a little nervous. >> i am nervous. >> your relationship with your kids depends on this, okay? all right. here's number one. the first question, give your kids an allowance if they get good grades, what do you think? false. >> very interesting. professor wonderful says it's true and i'll tell you why. >> professor wonderful, yes. >> you want to tie hard work with economic outcome. that is what life is about. that's what you're going to be doing when you're working. you want to work hard and make more. >> i got a dollar for every "a."
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>> look at you now. >> you're trying to play both sides. it doesn't work, man. i like that answer. here's the next question getting rt job should not be a priority while your kid is in school, what do you- >> 4-4. >> the answer is false. they should be working as soon as they can because that teaches them that they can pay back their student loans by working while they're in school. >> i like that. what was your first josh. >> my first job watt at an ice cream parlor. i was working while i was in school and my mother made me do that. i think it worked out. >> i had to do the same thing, cutting a lot of grass. you got two right, ginger. this is the final question, okay. let's ace it. kids should start saving money when they go to college. what do you think? >> oh, wait.
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is this -- >> they should start saving money -- >> it could be a trick question. >> it is, i think. >> are you ready? you got it right. they should start saving -- >> before. >> they should start saving the minute they start getting gifts from their grandparents and allowance. 10% in the piggy bank and that's what you'll do for the rest of your life. >> 10% in the piggy bank. no one to get better financial advise than from you. >> professor wonderful. >> the one and only, you can check out professor wonderful on season 10 of "shark tank" kicking off at 10:00, 9:00 central on october 7th. thank you to all the parents there. well done. some of you got to work on your grades. coming up our grill master challenge. some of our viewers are going head-to-head competing for the golden grill
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>> announcer: friday, alesso takes over central park in a live summer block party. you can't miss. >> it's going to be one awesome party in the park. >> announcer: friday only on "good morning america." >> you me, and "gma," let's do this. >> announcer: presented by king's hawaiian. we are back with our grill master challenge. all summer we have been asking you to send us your best grilling recipes and this morning it's all happening. we've got our three finalists to show us. i almost cut you with that paper. are you all right? i invite you and paper hits you. they're going to show us what you got. our sponsor king's hawaiian is having them compete for the golden grill trophy awarded at the end. this is moria. >> moria. >> we practiced that. >> i'm making a smoked turkey slider with fresh grilled figs
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and goat cheese on a king's hawaiian roll. fresh arugula and a nice peppery crunch. then i'll put on nice thinly sliced pieces of smoked turkey. >> oh, yum. >> next we'll do a generous amount of a balsamic reduction. >> which makes pretty much everything sweet and delicious. >> i'll get my figs grilling on the grill for three minutes. this will bring out the natural sweetness of the fruit and give it a pop of sweetness. >> that's why you chose figs instead of some other fruit. >> yes. >> layer those figs on. >> next comes the figs. >> yum. >> isn't that beautiful? >> yes. >> and then a little -- >> then we'll top that with a creamy goat cheese. >> my goodness. >> is this something you make for your family often. >> i made this for a summer
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garden party for my girlfriends and they liked it. >> hey, i'm coming next time. not that far away. all right. robert everson, you are from queen creek, arizona. you came a long way to share with us. meese tell us what you're making. >> i'm grilling up my grilled chicken chipotle sandwich on a king hawaiian roll and have the chicken marinated on the grill, marinated in a little italian dressing. or a little pepper, a little garlic. >> then can i have this? >> lemon juice and this right here, tops the whole sandwich off, a pineapple slaw. fresh pineapples and sugar, a little cayenne pepper and then at last your chipotle concentrate. >> i'll need this, okay. so mix that all up. that's just the slaw. >> 34iks that all up. sit it in the fridge for a little while. let it come together and magically it comes together. >> then over here, over here what tops this sandwich off i do a grilled pineapple. fresh grilled pineapple we do
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and also the chicken breast, we take the breast and put that on here. then we take it and put our pineapple on there and then we'll take and top it with a little slaw. then also -- >> robert, thank you. >> drizzle it with teriyaki. >> meantime, we have lisa pattman from midland park. >> across the bridge. >> all right. >> just a hop, skip and a jump. >> today is my version of a cuban sandwich. normal most have roast pork. i'll do it with rose turkey, some ham, some swiss cheese and what i like to do with king's hawaiian flatten them out and smash it down. like a nice toasty bun and slather on one side. >> i'll help you make this as fast as we can. we got to get to the -- >> we have mayo and chopped u p. >> this is the key.
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>> you put on a fried egg. >> nice. >> lisa, thank table. we want to find out from our tasters, so what do you think and who is winding? >> really good. >> yeah, really good and do we have an answer? have you come together and decided? >> we think the winner is lisa. >> lisa. lisa wins our grill master challenge. this is very exciting. more exciting news, my friends, all of our contestants are going home with a gift balance filled with king's hawaiian goodness and get these recipes on our website, goodmorningamerica.com. hey, i'm going over to all y'all houses and we'll make all of these. thank you guys soap for participating and being here. thanks for the taste testers and guess what, we'll be right back. "good morning america's" grill master challenge is sponsored by king's hawa ♪ ♪
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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning. it's 8:59. i'm reggie aqui from abc 7 mornings. here's mike nicco with a look at our day ahead. >> hi, reggie. hi, everybody. notice the extra sunshine we already have this morning. it's going to be a great day to be outside, because the temperatures will be pretty comfortable. just watch out, you could burn rather quickly today. mid- to upper 60s along the coast in san francisco. low to mid-70s around the bay. mid-70s near 80 inland. about the same tomorrow. a little warmer this weekend, and then that summer surge comes next week. alexis? >> okay. taking a look at some heavy volumes here in the south bay. here's 101 and l 880. i did just double check, we don't have any incidents in the area, but no delays out of the north bay. slight delays in the tri-valley, but 40 minutes, northbound 101, 280/680, up to highway 5.
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>> alexis, thank you. time now for "live with kelly & ryan." mike and i will see you >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan." today, actor and game show host, anthony anderson. plus, from "game of thrones," emilia clarke. and things don't add up when kelly and ryan take on a math whiz champion. plus, your chance to win a beach vacation but you've got to tune-in to win. all next on "live." [lively music] ♪ and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [upbeat dance music] ♪ >> kelly: he took it out of my hand. >> ryan: that was dramatic. ♪ good morning. yo! [cheers and applause] ♪

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