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whether it was annette fun cello. or it was richard pryor, who prior to that was one of the most difficult interviews on the planet. christopher reeves, no more more courageous and battled so fiercely and believed he could overturn that paralysis. >> i thought i could walk. >> out of everybody that you interviewed, that you would get a little star struck. >> for me. it was the movie stars i had grown up watching. >> mm-hm. >> when i interviewed the one and only time i interviewed lucille ball. >> what do you feel is significant? >> the significance of the emmy? the epitepitome. the emmy is the crowning glory.
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>> and riding with tom hanks from london to cannes. >> the is the most interesting way it interview i have ever experienced. >> it is multitasking. both of us are getting to the film festival where normally we would have to do press. >> are you still -- >> i doubt out. no. i didn't think they've been insure ferd a long time. >> they were insured for $1 million each. >> they said we have to be more news looking. they built a wooden desk. producers put us behind a wooden desk and we started get aulg this mail. i never dreamed anybody would remember that story but it lives on. >> what do you say you miss the most? >> i miss more than anything, i think the camaraderie. we went through marriages, births, death. >> speaking of that, a very special birth you wasn't through. your son, aj. >> the best christmas present in
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the world. he doesn't have a name yet. and he is just so much fun. >> oh i can't believe he is almost 24 now. >> let's talk about life now. i know you've been very busy. >> life is just so full. i continued my work with children ahospital. i'm on a couple of other boards. on the board after start-up in, believe it or not, up in silicon valley. so life is good. but i have had the wonderful opportunity to make appearances on the sitcom called baby dad. >> i know he it. >> who is the tall glass of wow? >> so good to have you. we have somebody here who would like it say hello, i do believe. >> really? >> yeah. little surprise surprise. >> so good to see you. >> hello everybody and welcome to entertainment tonight. i'm mary hart.
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>> star of home and family. >> look what i got to work with right here. so blessed. >> isn't he? he is really blessed. >> maybe, i know it. >> what is it like working with this wonderful lady here? >> oh, please, how much time do we have? >> on camera, so it will be nice. turn it off and you will hear the real thing, you know. >> not true. a joy, pleasure, just elevated my culture. >> oh, that sneaky. he used to crack me up when we were onset when the cameras weren't rolling. so nice to see him and great to
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he we always say without promo consideration provide by -- look at all those stars celebrating birthdayes. which star has no regrets about posing in playboy. >>. >> everything i wanted from ploy boy i've gotten. moving to l.a. to start a hollywood career and getting publicity worked out. that jenny mccarthy, celebrating 43 this weekend p. bobbi kristina's aunt, pat
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houston, talks about her niece's tragic death. >> she was like my baby. >> the intervention that could have saved her life. >> i did everything remotely possible. it just came a little too late. >> windy irwin takes time-out from dancing to give back. inside her hospital visit with sick children. >> you just have to try. that comes from within yourself. >> that's monday. >> that is about all of the time we have this weekend p. for more news, dwgo to etonline.com. >> we miss you here. >> thanks. >> we will leave you with that video that broke the internet. almost anyway. adele with her first song in three years. "hello." 20th. people are so excited, they he watch this video more than 27 million times in just 24 hours. that broke diva records. weekend, everybody.
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a georgia man says he's on death row because he's black and the jury that sentenced him is white. tomorrow the supreme court will hear his case. the outcome could change the way juries nationwide are selected. >> reporter: timothy tyrone foster does not deny killing a 79-year-old woman during a burglary in her northern georgia home. but foster says he didn't get a fair trial because the prosecutor removed all the black candidates from the jury. the trial came just a year after the supreme court ruled jurors could not be excused because of their race, but lawyers could still dismiss them for cause. >> what we've seen since the case was decided is that prosecutors continue to strike african-americans or hispanics from the juries and then just
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them. as long as they're not race reasons. >> reporter: steven bright, a veteran death penalty attorney, is representing foster. he went through the prosecution team's notes and says he found blatant discrimination. >> what we really found was an arsenal of smoking guns. >> reporter: the name of each potential black juror was highlighted. the word "black" circled next to the race question on questionnaires. and in this list of possible jurors titled "definite no," the top five people are black. during closing arguments the prosecutor urged the all-white jury to sentence foster to death in part to deter other people out there in the projects from doing the same again." tomorrow, bright will argue the supreme court should grant foster a new trial and force trial judges to hold juror challenges to a higher standard. >> they have to scrutinize the reasons that prosecutors give and that they can't just take them at face value. because if that's going to
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continue from now on. >> georgia courts have repeatedly rejected claims of discrimination. prosecutors even argue they actually wanted a black juror to avoid accusations that the jury was biased. >> all right, thank you. this tuesday, voters in ohio will decide whether to legalize marijuana. at issue is a proposed amendment that would give a small group of investors a pot monopoly. here's barry peterson. >> it's time for marijuana reform. so law enforcement can spend their time cracking down on real criminals. >> reporter: the ads are coming fast and furious. for a constitutional amendment legalizing pot for recreational and medical use. a campaign using a battle-tested plan run by a political operative, ian james. >> they're getting ready for the ipad canvasses -- >> reporter: unlike other states, here ten groups of hand-picked investors would get exclusive rights to grow ohio's
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bankrolling almost all the $24 million campaign. >> these aren't people we think of as stoners, hippies. >> no. >> we're talking about prominent, recognizable, well-known businesspeople. >> sure, right. >> who are supporting this. >> right. we're talking about taking this from a tie dye to a suit and tie approach. >> this is not the right way to do it. >> reporter: former governor bob taft says this kind of business is bad business. >> there may be some money coming if this issue passes to our local governments, but think about the public health costs in terms of our children, our youth. >> reporter: every state makes its own rules for growing legal marijuana. the group of ten investors here say they will compete against each other. and argue that their plan streamlines getting pot into shops and money into tax coffers. investor jennifer drury runs a liquor distribution company. >> it tells the rest of the nation that ohio is progressive and people are progressive thinkers and that if it can happen in ohio, it can happen
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anywhere. >> no on issue 3. >> reporter: but opponents got their own amendment on the ballot to ban monopolies. and both the anti and pro amendments are polling well. if both of these pass, in your understanding, what's next? >> if there's one lawyer alive in the state of ohio, there's going to be a lawsuit. >> reporter: if so, courts may ultimately decide if marijuana in ohio stays on the black market or becomes the state's newest big business. barry peterson, cbs news, columbus. to illinois where lawmakers have proposed a new approach to preventing domestic violence. they're looking to the beauty profession to help spot ugly situations at home. why some believe training salon workers could help save lives. >> reporter: women go to the salon for a new look. but can end up spilling secrets about struggles at home. new york stylist carrie towers has heard it all.
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>> it can be very intimate once you get to know someone and they keep coming back to you. they trust you. >> reporter: it's that openness that has illinois lawmakers looking to require a mandatory hour of training for nail technicians and hair dressers to spot signs of abuse when renewing their license every two years. this would be the first law of its kind in the country. >> training specifically for domestic violence might actually be very helpful? >> absolutely. i do not know what to spot. training would be a great thing. >> reporter: national programs like the professional beauty associations cut it out train stylists to recognize abuse and refer victims to helpful resources. results can be hard to track. safe horizon is the largest victims services agency in the nation. ceo ariel swang says abused women are often isolated from friends and family so they're
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to a companiessmetologist. >> there's something about that salon technician or hairstylist that makes them feel free to talk but not be judged. >> reporter: nationwide over 20,000 phone calls are placed to domestic violence hot lines but the department of justice estimates 50% of cases go unreported. >> with 1 in 4 american women experiencing domestic violence, there are going to be women in every salon, every day, who could benefit from a referral to a domestic violence service provider. >> if the law passes in illinois salon employees wouldn't be blamed for failing to intervene in a domestic violence situation. safe horizon points out there are resources for victims in every state and online.
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this weekend rescue crews off southern california managed to partially free a humpback whale tangled in a fishing line. as maria villareal reports it's a recurring problem with whales swimming closer and closer to shore. >> reporter: by the time rescuers reached this humpback whale, more than 40 feet long and weighing 40,000 pounds, it was dragging two long lines of rope stuck in its mouth and trailing past its tail. >> it is a very, very risky and somewhat dangerous procedure. >> reporter: seaworld curator keith yip is part of the rescue crew which first tried to free the whale on friday, but it swam more than 80 miles before crews spotted it again near san diego. >> this animal had this in tow.
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100 feet of line off. >> reporter: russell moore operates whale-watching tours >> similar to the way a fisherman would pull in a big fish, they pulled in a humpback whale. this whale i believe in the end knew we were there to help and allowed us to cut the gear free. >> reporter: rescuers freed another whale last week. two other recent attempts failed. since january there have been at least 50 whales caught in fishing lines off the california coast. the food they prey on is drawn to these waters because of warmer ocean temperatures. and when the whales get here -- >> there's all sorts of different entanglements. some with long lines, hooks all over. it's just really kind of a dangerous situation. >> reporter: one scientist tells cbs news the outlook for this humpback whale is guarded. part of the line may still be trapped in its mouth. but at least, he says, the whale now has a much better chance of survival. maria villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. up next here, retailers are
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ready to sell this holiday
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but are people ready to buy? it is november 1st, the start of the holiday shopping season. the national retail federation predicts shoppers will spend 3.7% more than last year. some analysts are not so sure. here to explain, cbs news business analyst -- jill schlessinger, where is the consumer right now? >> we're almost seven years from the official end of the recession. people are not feeling confident. we've got a recent cbs news poll showing 60% of americans who think the condition of the national economy is bad. and just 38% think it's good. because of that lack of confidence, there are many analysts predicting this could be a flat season from last year. maybe up just a little bit. >> which is interesting because
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millions of new jobs created over the past year, the unemployment rate is at 5.1%, gas prices 80 cents cheaper than last year. people should have more money to spend. >> yes, and economists thought that extra money would be spent freely throughout lots of different sectors. that has not happened. what has occurred is that americans are saving. in fact, as of a report this past week, we know the savings rate is now 4.8%. that's pretty healthy. and yes, although the labor landscape has improved we are still only 2.2% higher with wages. i think that is really sticking into the american mindset. >> have retailers given some indication where they're at or what they're expecting? >> we know based on how many employees they plan to hire. and again, mixed news. amazon up 25% over last year. 100,000 temp workers for the holidays. walmart flat at 60,000. toys "r" us down by 11% at 40,000. i can't say it's going to be a lump of coal, probably not going to be a big diamond either,
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somewhere in between. >> thanks very much.
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still ahead, a visit with it was one of the wildest plays in football history. today officials said also one of the worst series of calls. miami/duke. final seconds of the game. miami scored a game-winning touchdown after eight lateral passes. today the league conducted a review and suspended the entire officiating crew two games for blowing multiple calls on the play. cold comfort for duke fans, the score stands, hurricanes win in the end. finally, he is being called everything from the next big thing to hockey's lebron james. he is conner mcdavid, a generational talent who just began his first season on the ice playing for the edmonton oilers. once home to wayne gretzky. this week's new edition of "60 minute sports," we got an inside look at the making of a mega-prospect. >> reporter: we've heard this story before. the precocious child who
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exhibits an almost spooky talent at a very, very young age. his parents, brian and kelly, say they neither pushed for for discouraged his obsession with hockey. >> my perspective was we owed it to him to give him every opportunity to be successful. and if success didn't follow, we would deal with that as a family. because first and foremost we're still a family. it was pretty clear to me from a young age he was a talented hockey player. and he had a gift that others didn't have. >> reporter: like only two players before him, mcdavid signed a special exception that allowed him to play in the ontario league for the erie otters at the age of 15, against kids three and four years older. but that involved leaving home. as a child he warned his mother that day would come. >> we were standing at the kitchen table and he said, i'll be leaving home when i'm 15. and i said, oh my gosh, you don't want to leave your mom. and he looked right at me and he
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and i thought, well! you know, sure, i can if i want to. >> a shy kid who doesn't want to talk much. >> uh-huh. >> knows when to talk? >> yeah. he was very young, very insightful. >> he was probably 7. >> he was 7? >> very young. >> it's never easy to leave home at any time. obviously for a mom or dad, when you're 15 and leaving home, i think it makes it that much harder. it's something that i just needed to do. needed to keep moving on in my hockey career. >> mcdavid is off to an extraordinary start, 12 points in 12 games in his first season. you can see the full report and the rest of "60 minutes sports" tuesday night on showtime. that is "the overnight news" for this monday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back for "the morning news" and "cbs this morning."
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york city, good day. this is the "cbs overnight news." >> welcome to the overnight news, i'm jeff glore. wisconsin republican paul ryan is starting his first full week as speaker of the house, a powerful job that puts him second in line to the presidency. it's a position ryan never wanted to start. he sat down with john dickerson. >> john boehner said, i came here to fight for a smaller, less costly, more accountable government. i began to realize over the years there was no winning this fight." >> i don't believe that. i think you can win this fight. i think if you offer the people of this nation who believe that the country is on the wrong track, because it is, if you offer them a bold alternative vision for how to get this country back on the right track,
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reapply our founding principles, yes, i believe we can relimit this federal government and give people the kind of freedom and opportunity for all that they deserve. >> you said that you want to tackle issues head on, even the tough ones. first order of business? immigration reform? going to tackle that head on? >> nice. i think it would be a ridiculous notion to try and work on an issue like this with the president we simply cannot trust on this issue. he tried to go it alone, circumventing legislative process, with his executive orders. so that is not in the cards. i think if we reach consensus how best to achieve border and interior enforcement security that's fine. but look, we've taken plenty of tactical risks here in congress. i think it's time we take some policy risks by showing the people what we really believe, who we are, how we can fix this country's great problems. we've been timid around here too long, in my judgment. i think we have to offer people
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>> give me a policy risk. >> i think we should say what the new tax code looks like, we should say what obamacare replacement looks like. people don't like obamacare, members of congress don't like obamacare, most of us in the majority voted against this. if you take a look at the premiums, take a look at the fact that decisions are being taken away from patients and their doctors, people are starving for an alternative to this vision. >> is this a cost to what that house has just gone through on the republican side? >> i don't think there was a cost as much as it was growing pains. i think what we just experienced in the last couple of weeks was what was necessary to unify our conference. to unify our party. there are basically four things i think we need to do. number one, get the house working like it was intended to work by the founders. number two, we need to seek common ground. we need to find common ground where we can find it to advance the nation's interests. we can do so without compromising our principles. number three, i think it's incredibly important that we serve as an effective opposition party, a check on the administration's power.
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but that leads me to the most important point, number four. we've got to be a bold alternative party. a proposition party. we don't like the direction the country's headed so we owe it to the people of this nation how we would do things differently and that's what we have to do in 2016. >> the subgroup of conservatives who fought against john boehner, a lot of people said these tactics you're using are going to hurt the party, they're too extreme. but in the end republicans have voted for a speaker they really like, you. so isn't that a validation of the tactics? >> these guys are good friends of mine. i am a movement conservative and people know that. i think it's important -- i think what we haven't done is offer a vision. we have not shown not only ourselves but the nation what is the horizon we're shooting for? what are the big ideas we're going to champion? that's unifying. that's what we should rally around. so that to me means we should put aside the timid nature of not taking risks on policy and show people why we should be
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to get us to a better day. >> do you see this job as a leader where you say, here's where we're going and everybody follows you? or are you more of a facilitator? john boehner used to talk about working the wheel of the house. >> i think that's right. i was not elected dictator of the house, i was elected speaker of the house. that means we do it in a bottom-up approach, reach consensus. as republicans we have common principles. we need to take those common principles and apply them to the problems of the day through consensus to show the country a better way forward. it's my job to lead to that consensus but not to dictate that consensus. >> you talked about how bigger government was possibly smashing community in america. >> yeah. >> that's a bigger philosophical vision. do you see your job as speaker to make that case? >> i do see my job as speaker -- and i'm redesigning this job. i don't think it can work going forward like it's worked in the past. i can't pick up where john left off. it has to be done differently. my colleagues agree with that. i think that's one of the
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speaker. so i do believe that means we have to be bold, we have to show who we are, what we believe. when you're asking me about communities, i spent a great deal of time and thought about this. i think big government displaces what we call civil society. big government makes it harder for communities to come together and heal problems. so that to me is an incredibly important dialogue we're going to have to have in this country which is, how do we attack the root causes of poverty? how do we deal with re-integrating displaced communities so that people can build better lives for themselves? anonymously, totally anonymously into the country, went into communities, talked to addicts, talked to people down on their you won't be able to do that anymore. >> i'm going to do it. before. i'm going to keep doing that because i think we need to go out in our communities and learn from people who are successful at actually fighting poverty, at getting people back on their feet. i think we need another round of welfare reform to move people from welfare to work so people can make the most of their
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lives. i'm going to keep doing that. >> some things you may have to do differently. still going to sleep in your office? >> i am. i just work here. i live in janesville, wisconsin. i work here dawn till about midnight. and i'm just going to sleep in my office because it's very convenient. >> may have to get the cigarette smoke out? >> i'm going to sleep in my regular office. >> you have young children. what'd you tell them? >> you know, we had a lot of talks about this. in the week building up to this. and i told them that i'm still going to be home on saturdays and sundays like i always have been. what we do on saturdays is i usually do my kids' sporting events and sundays are family days. that's not going to change. i'm going to commute back and forth to wisconsin every week. the way i look at this is, don't you think that people in this country want citizen legislators? don't you think people in this country want their representative in congress living among them,
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understanding them? i'm going through the same kinds of trials and tribulations, raising families, that they do. that to me is what a citizen legislature should be like. i don't see myself changing in that respect at all. >> don't you think you'll change the way the house works? you're the first speaker since james b. blaine to have kids. they didn't have electricity then. what's it going to do to change the house, the fact that you have young kids? >> electricity will make it much more efficient, i think. you know -- it's a younger preceded in the house. when i came to congress, i was ford and i were the youngest, 28 years old. there's a newer, younger breed of members from both sides of the aisle who have families. i think that's a good thing. i think having new blood, young people here, offering fresh ideas, is a good thing. i want to continue that process. >> anything else you've carved out that you say, i don't care what being speaker does, i'm going to keep doing this? camping, for example? >> of course i'm going to keep camping, mountain climbing, hunting. i told the security detail that human scent is not good for bow hunting.
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america's heroin epidemic has gotten much worse. in 2013, over 8,000 people died from heroin overdoses. that's a 340% increase over 10 years. more than ever the victims are suburban whites, women, and those with higher incomes. as bill whitaker reported for "60 minutes" the drug has taken a frightening toll in ohio. >> i'm looking at you and you look young and fresh, the girl next door. and you were addicted to heroin? >> i mean, obviously it's very flattering that you say i don't look like a junkie, but -- even miss america could be a junkie. i mean, anybody can be a junkie. >> reporter: hannah morris is in college now. she says she's been clean for a year.
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but in high school, she was using heroin. hannah lives outside columbus in the upper middle class suburb of worthington. her parents are professionals. the median income here is $87,000 a year. before she got hooked on heroin, hannah thought it was just >> how did you get to those depths? what was the path you took? >> started with weed. it was fun. i got good weed. went to, oh my gosh, went to pills. it was still fun. percocet. xanax. vicodin. all that kind of stuff. then heroin. i started smoking it at first. >> you're 15? >> yeah. i was like, oh my gosh, that was amazing. >> you remember even now? >> oh, yeah. in my life. i would normally be happiness at a 6 or a 7 on a scale of 10. then heroin. you're automatically at a 26. i want that again.
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heroin was so addictive that rather quickly she and several other students went from smoking it at parties to shooting it up >> like doing it at school in the bathroom. >> a syringe? >> a syringe. i would have it in my purse. all ready to go. >> reporter: jenna morrison has struggled to remain clean for almost three years. she comes from a town that is smaller and more rural than hannah's. jenna says her addiction started with legal opiates. pain pills you can get with a prescription. chemically, they're almost identical to heroin. >> i got on pain pills pretty bad when i was probably between 15 and 16. >> and the heroin came? >> when i was 18. >> was it an easy transition from pain pills to heroin? >> very. because i didn't realize at the time that heroin is an opiate. i didn't know that that was the same thing. as the pills that i was using. >> why are you using all those drugs?
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to do. i was hanging out with older people so that was our way of having fun. partying. >> this is the worst drug epidemic i've seen in my lifetime. >> reporter: mike dewine is the attorney general of ohio. he's a former u.s. senator, congressman, and a county prosecutor. we met him at a state crime lab outside columbus. >> it's in every single county. it's in our cities. it's also in our wealthier suburbs. it's in our small towns. there's no place in ohio where you can hide from it. >> it's that pervasive? >> there's no place in ohio where you couldn't have it delivered to you in 15, 20 minutes. >> i can text and say, hey, do you have this? we can meet, they would bring to it my house, leave it under the mat. it's pretty easy to get. >> full service. >> uh-huh. to me it was easier to get than weed or cocaine, definitely
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easier. >> reporter: dealers with connections to the mexican cartels sell heroin everywhere. even in this department store parking lot outside columbus. >> healing coming out of that car right there. >> reporter: our cameras captured the purchase of this heroin by an undercover police informant. >> what is this? >> this is a couple types of heroin that we see. >> reporter: attorney general mike dewine's staffers say the mexican heroin can be cheap. $10 a hit or less. some of it is cut with other drugs that make it even more powerful and deadly. and dealers keep inventing new ways to outwit law enforcement. >> what do you have here? >> these are actually tablets. so they are pressed to look like an actual prescription tablet but they contain heroin. >> heroin in pill form? >> that look like pills, correct. >> this is new? >> very new. we've only seen a few cases in the lab. >> reporter: something else mike dewine says is new since his days as a county prosecutor, heroin has lost its stigma as a
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poisonous back-alley drug. >> there's no psychological barrier anymore that stops a young or older person that taking heroin. >> who is the typical heroin user in ohio today? >> anybody watching today. this show. it could be your family. there's no typical person. it just has permeated every segment of society in ohio. >> reporter: even the well to do town of pickerington 30 minutes outside columbus. tyler campbell was a star of the high school football team. he played at university of akron. for tyler heroin wasn't a party drug. his parents, wayne and christie campbell, say his heroin habit grew from his addiction to opiate painkillers, prescribed legally after he injured his shoulder. >> what were the pills? >> it was vicodin. >> 60 vicodin for his shoulder surgery.
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>> for that procedure. >> reporter: it's easy for kids to sell their excess pills. they're popular recreational drugs in high schools and colleges. so much in demand one pill can cost $80. pill addicts like tyler often switch to heroin because it's cheaper with a bigger high. tyler was in and out of rehab four times. the night he came home the last time, he couldn't fight the uncontrollable urge that is heroin addiction. he shot up in his bedroom and died of heroin overdose. he wasn't the only addict on his college football team. >> unfortunately, the quarterback died four months after tyler. 2011. same situation. >> first of all, if you don't talk about it -- >> reporter: after tyler died the campbells met many families whose children were heroin addicts in the suburbs of columbus. like tyler, most got hooked on pills first. >> started with pain pills? >> absolutely.
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>> reporter: t.j. and heidi riggs' daughter died of heroin overdose. maren was a high school basketball player and captain of her golf team. lee hideman and brian malone's daughter died of overdose earlier this year. brenda stewart has two sons in recovery. tracy morrison is jenna morrison's mother and has a second daughter who's also a recovering addict. rob brant's son was an addict. >> he battled it through high school. >> reporter: he says his son robby got hooked on pain pills prescribed by a dentist after his wisdom teeth were removed. he was in training with the national guard hoping to serve in afghanistan. >> when he came home, he met up with an old friend that he used to buy and sell prescription medications with. and that old friend introduced him to heroin. we did rehab, relapse, did rehab, he got clean. but the drug called his name again and he said yes. that was the last time and he
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passed of accidental overdose. >> reporter: for many of these parents the hardest thing to accept was losing their children after they thought they'd finally beaten the addiction. >> she passed away the day after st. patrick's day. she posted on st. patrick's day a picture of her on her laptop studying, doing homework, saying, "no partying for me, not even a single drink, i'm staying in and i'm working." the next day she used. and that was the last time she used. >> i am a nurse. >> reporter: tracy morrison, jenna's mother, trained to be a nurse more than 30 years ago. she says the medical profession must bear some responsibility for the heroin epidemic. she says doctors overprescribe pain medications. why are you touching your armpit? i was just checking to see if it's dry. don't, that's weird.
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youtube has made millionaires out of some content creators and now the biggest online sensation has set a new record with 10 billion views. michelle miller reports on the man who calls himself pootie pie. >> as of new pootie pie has more followers than justin bieber and taylor swift combined. his reach transcends nationality, language, and culture in a career made possible by the digital age. >> my name is pootie pie. >> how's it going, bro?
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>> reporter: this is the internet sensation. a loud, crass -- >> reporter: video game playing machine. this is the man behind it. >> i'm pootie pie. >> reporter: a 26-year-old laid-back low-key swede named felix shellberg. >> how much of one is the other? >> i think they're the same guy. i've never seen it as a persona. pootie pie is the guy you meet when i'm with my closest friends. it's strange i'm opening up that guy for 40 million people. >> are you looking for global domination? >> wait, am i not there already? >> this might or might not be a bonus episode -- >> reporter: he's close. a mere five years ago felix started posting videos of himself playing on youtube. in just a few months he had 100,000 followers.
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subscriber every second. i believe i can frog >> what is it everybody loves about what you do? >> you ask my fans, they say i'm just a funny, silly guy they can relate to and enjoy watching. >> reporter: last year this college dropout was the top earner on youtube making $12 million from ads and sponsorships. >> when did you realize, i can make some money, this could be a career? >> when i got my first paycheck. >> what was that paycheck for? >> more than i was making at a job. so i was like, screw this, i'm out! >> reporter: now he does this others making six figures that doesn't mean everybody loves him. >> kill yourself. >> ouch! >> how do you deal with haters out there? >> if some people don't like it, what am i going to do about it? >> i'm going to be on live television with steven frickin' colbert.
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>> reporter: what this 21st century star is doing now is embracing media from the olden days. >> welcome to television. >> oh, thank you. >> this is a steam-powered medium. >> cool. >> that runs on coal that your grandparents invented. >> reporter: using television to promote a book, a paperback called "this book loves you." >> i live in a virtual reality. but i still think it's really cool to offer something to my fans that they can hold in their hands. >> reporter: in new york, hundreds of fans showed up to see pootie pie in person. >> i get to meet fans face-to-face. that's when you're really like, whoa, this really means a lot to people. >> do you see this as being fleeting, do you feel as though you've reached your 15 minutes of fame? >> well, we're going for the world domination, so i'm not done yet. >> reporter: it's a long road to world domination. because in real life, you can be beaten. at your own game.
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>> ha, whoo! they take their football seriously in alabama. college, high school, junior high. steve hartman caught up with one long-time coach who ended his career on a high note. >> reporter: after 25 years at west blockton high school in west blockton, alabama, football coach frenettety said his proudest moment came last week with this relatively pointless extra point. it had no effect on the game whatsoever. but as you'll soon see, that kick made his career. frenettety has lived for football all his life. he played as a kid, went into coaching after college, and most importantly when he got married, he dreamed of having a son who could play for him one day. >> i'm raising him doing what i did, playing football. >> a little you.
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>> a little me, that's right. >> reporter: but here's what he got instead. jody is the oldest of greg's two daughters. no boys. other than the 40 or so he pretty much adopts every year. >> after school is football. on the weekends is football. all season. it's football. offseason it's football. >> reporter: so imagine jody's surprise when her dad recently announced he would quit coaching. >> i just got to thinking, one of these days i'm going to blink my eye, my daughters are going to be gone, and i'll have missed something. >> reporter: the sport that had mattered so much for so long will now be replaced by cheer competitions and girls' softball games. >> i'm like, dad, are you sure you want to do this? i realized he's giving this up for me, i need to do something for him. >> reporter: which brings us back to that extra point. if you look closely, you'll notice the kicker has a ponytail. jody practiced for months, got the team's permission, and then scored one for her dad. the final point in his last home
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game. >> good job, jody! >> i just darted straight for my dad. he hugged me. that was the best. that was the best hug. >> that was exciting to see your daughter running off the field like that in full uniform. >> better than a boy? >> oh, yeah. absolutely. i wouldn't trade anything for my girls. nothing. i mean, if i had to go back and do it all again i'd say, i want them two right there. >> reporter: that's the great thing about young men who think they want a boy. they grow up to be old dads who know better. steve hartman on the road in west blockton, alabama. >> that is the overnight news for this monday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us
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