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go. >> we have jeremy nelson in orlando. >> have a good weeken good morning, america. breaking news, hurricane matthew hits florida. the eyewall brushes the east coast right now. the deadly storm unleashes its fury overnight. with dangerous winds topping 120 miles an hour. igniting power lines. now fears of life-threatening storm surge topping 10 feet, and waves up to 25 feet high creating catastrophic damage. >> unfortunately, this will kill people. president obama declaring a state of emergency. more than 3 million people forced to flee from florida to north carolina. >> too risky to stay. >> shelters filling up. airports shutting down. thousands of flights cancelled, disney world closing its theme park for only the fourth time
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massive destruction in the caribbean. the death toll soaring overnight. entire towns leveled. now millions more in its path this morning. david muir, ginger zee and rob marciano and our team all across the storm zone on a special edition of "good morning america." and good morning, america. that hurricane hitting florida right now. let's look at the radar of the eyewall just touching the coast. that's the east coast and look at port canaveral. it is right by cape canaveral. officials warning high winds could bring structures down. everyone on alert. and understandable why. take a live look at cocoa beach. fierce rain and winds there at this hour. here's what we know right now. 3.2 million people from florida through the carolinas have been told the evacuate. at least 300,000 people are
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canceled today and tomorrow. and take a look at the storm right now. it is 350 miles wide. it covers an estimated 280,000 square miles. >> just a massive storm. our team on the ground all across the storm zone. david muir in jacksonville and ginger in the thick of the storm in melbourne, florida. good morning, ginger. >> reporter: i think you're tossing to me, george. the last couple of hours have been wild here in parts of florida. i am, of course, in melbourne. we're in a protected area and have seen gusts up to 80 miles per hour. i wanted to give you an idea of what's happening. cape canaveral had 107-mile-an-hour gusts and waves up to 30 feet. waves have been reported up to 30 feet. the wind, the waves, that's what we're concerned about. each mile makes a huge difference. i have to tell you that we're less than 15 miles from
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eventually jacksonville is what i'm concerned about. so many folks on those high wind or hurricane warnings up around the coast, and check this out. still a tropical storm watch in effect for tampa. look at the coast to savannah, charleston, that's all in the warning at this hour. let me also take you through the timing. jacksonville gets it tonight at 5:00 p.m. i wanted to leave with this, guys, just a moment ago the winds are only 60 some miles per hour currently, a light just blew off the top of the hotel, debris can still fly at you and be dangerous. please don't go outdoors stay in a safe place, and we'll be back with a whole lot more information. >> you stay safe too, ginger. as we have said, more than 3 million people have been told to evacuate the storm. this will be the most devastating storm to hit jacksonville in 118 years. david muir has more. good morning, david. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. as you heard ginger say, just as we're on the air with "good morning america" this morning
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is now brushing land near cape canaveral, and of course, the concern there was the kennedy space center. as we move northward, this is the area in jacksonville where they say the biggest threat is the storm surge. they're concerned about it up and down the coast and through the carolinas but right here where i'm standing they're expecting up to 11 feet. we'll show you the dangers on the map of that in a moment. first here this morning the pictures coming in of this hurricane already. hurricane matthew slamming into central flors >> unfortunately, this is going to kill people. >> reporter: with wind gusts up to 115 miles per hour. >> kind of almost a whiteout condition. >> reporter: the hurricane eye just a few miles now off cape canaveral. at least ten inches of rain expected. >> you can see the water out here. it's blanketed by this rain now. >> reporter: as over 300,000 are without power at this hour. these transformers exploding in vero beach.
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by. as nervous parents bring their children to shelters, like this one in jupiter. >> i'm concerned about what's going to happen when the house falls and we're where we're going to go. >> reporter: matthew's path changing planning, even forcing disney world to close its gates for only the fourth time ever in the park's 45-year history. cruise ships docked and thousands traveled with airports empty and more than 3800 flights already canceled here in the u.s. mo t now fleeing their homes from florida up to north carolina. fema officials preparing to provide relief with states of emergency now declared in florida, georgia, north carolina and south carolina. the hurricane already devastating the caribbean. running its path through the bahamas. its force ripping the roof right from this home and in haiti, a nation in crisis. at least 122 dead. the coast guard now providing a clearer picture of home after
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and, again, right here from jacksonville, florida, this morning, this is where meteorologists say be very concerned about the storm surge. you can see the ferocity of the waves whipping up behind me already. take a look at the map this morning and you can see actually see the storm surge threat is up and down the coast but right here in the jacksonville area, 7 to 11 feet and keep in mind that's simply the water above land. that is the surge of water up to 11 feet. that does not account for the crashing in as the winds go counterclockwise around the eye of matthew. as you saw 3 million americans evacuated in this storm. 2.5 million schoolchildren home with their families this morning and i want to check in about a half a mile south of where i am right here with abc's eva pilgrim in st. augustine, this morning. eva, what are the conditions? >> reporter: david right now, we are really seeing the wind and rain pick up.
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i've already lost a hat. this is the second hat. you can see the water behind me. let me move so you can see it. angry this morning, the water. the waves crashing in. there's actually a ten-foot drop right behind me here where the beach erosion has already happened. that's how much beach is already gone. you mentioned the storm surge worried about it here in st. augustine because high tide is in the middle of the afternoon and that's when they're expecting the hurricane to be not too far they are saying, they expect water to be well over my head in the st. augustine area on the barrier islands. law enforcement went door to door urging people to please get off the island to move further inland. they tell us a lot of people are ey say they are not coming torm. back in until after the hurricane is passed and they feel strongly that it was time for us to move as well to get
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across that bridge this morning. so we are shortly, very shortly going to pack up and move to higher ground, david. >> reporter: all right, eva pilgrim, about a half hour from where we're standing south of here, closer to hurt ricane matthew this morning. and you heard eva talk about the beach erosion they're seeing already and that is the real concern here this morning. the winds they're 115 to 's more the storm surg tts, i mentioned then the waves crashing in over it. it's a threat that we'll continue to watch. george, amy, michael? back to you. >> thanks very much. we also have our jim dolan from our new york station wabc in daytona beach. jim, we can see the wind and rain right there and hear daytona is a ghost town. >> reporter: george, the wind is just starting to kick up. i can't hear you all that well. we mentioned the wind is kicking up. i don't know what this is, but this steel thing just blew up
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we want to get that out of the way, but there's a lot of that kind of debris just getting blown around us. and the winds pick up in daytona beach. you can take a look. joe showed me the palm trees which are blowing hard in this wind. we stepped away a little bit from the hotel to give you an idea how hard the rain is falling. again, the muscle of this storm still pretty far south from where we are. but it is coming this way and you're beginning to see some extremely high at cape canaveral seeing gusts up to 100 miles an hour, higher than that there. cape canaveral, obviously important because that's where nasa launches spacecraft from their rockets, and so lots of heavy wind there, and the rain really picking up now. we're starting to see flooding here and mostly it has been raining much of the night but mostly we are seeing an increase
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daytona beach. going to get a lot worse over the next few hours. reporting live from daytona beach where it is really coming down now, i'm jim dolan for abc. george? tobacco -- back to you. earlier i spoke to florida governor rick scott. governor scott, thanks for joining us. what can you tell us about the impact of matthew right now? >> well, george, it's about halfway up our coast off the coast of cape canaveral. about 40 miles. hurricane-force winds up to 107 miles per hour. it's still, you know, it's not daylight so we don't know where the damage is. we have been blessed that woe -- we don't have -- we haven't had a direct hit. just hurricane-force winds, we'll see a lot of storm surge. if you're in jacksonville, you still have an hour or two to evacuate. our concern is we're going to
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it will impact rivers, not just the coast so we've got to be u know the flooding comes as after the fact but this comes with the storm surge it'll come in fast and leave fast so that's why i saw with the hurricane we recently had in the panhandle the water comes in fast and goes out very fast and it can till you. ill yokill you. ill yokill you. >> that storm surge still is dangerous. is it fair to say your state has been spared the worst? >> i have never seen anything like this. we have people in our shelters. fortunately, no traffic issues. no shortages but we have probably less than a quarter of a thousand people without power. they're starting to restore it in miami and in the ft. lauderdale area, and still assessing the damage, though, george. >> and as you say going forward you're concerned about more flooding in the coast and inland. what things you brace for right now? >> well, the biggest thing right now especially going north we're going to see a lot more storm surge than we've seen in the southern or middle part of the state. that's my biggest concern right
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been, did everyone take this seriously and evacuate? if you are in the jacksonville area, you still have an hour or so to evacuate. so do it if you have a chance to evacuate. i don't want anybody to be around the storm surge. i watched in the peninsula get ten feet of storm surge. >> planning ahead has made a difference. >> we had evacuation orders for 1.5 million people to move west of the state and we have plenty of people pre-positioned, and we called up 3,500 members of the national guard, and high water vehicles, food, water. so we're ready to deal with this and we'll work in the aftermath. we already have 400,000 people without power. >> one final question, the state of south carolina has extended voter registration because so many lives have been disrupted. why won't you do that? >> george, look, we have the --
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register. look, this is politics. i mean, right now, i'm focused on getting this done. i'm focused on saving everybody's life. the biggest issue for me i want everybody to survive this. >> governor scott, thanks for joining us this morning. >> all right. see you, george. >> and those high winds are also causing a lot of problems already in west palm beach florida where gio benitez is. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, michael. good morning. we are on the back end of that storm so we'rell little be the of wind, but i just want to show you that overnight power of the storm, as we pull out here just so you can compare the size of this to me. we're talking about a tree that's at least three stories tall. it was just uprooted right out of the ground. the good news, nobody was here. people were indoors. they were protected. they were safe. nobody was hurt here. but i got to tell you the power outage is a big issue.
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state of florida. no doubt as that storm just continues up the coast, we're going to probably see even more of these power outages. but right now there's -- this collective sigh of relief here in palm beach, one lieutenant telling us we prepared, we prayed and we were spared. michael. >> thank goodness for that thank you, gio. up to north carolina now. the white house is tracking the storm with president obama warning in a tweet hurricane matthew is as serious as it gets. listen to local officials, prepare, take care of each other. rob marciano in the low country of charleston, south carolina, where they are preparing for serious floods. good morning, rob. >> reporter: good morning, george. take a look at this. this boardwalk, this park typically filled with people walking their dog, taking a jog nearly empty. the governor calling for more evacuations, opening more evacuation routes, for those left today, it might be go time.
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out for more than 1 million up and down the south carolina coastline. >> we need to be safe and get out of there. >> reporter: with hurricane matthew's powerful eyewall on track to slam at shores southern state license plates are heading into north carolina. >> we are concerned. we took in everything before we left. >> reporter: many fleeing inland only to find hotels are booked up. the reverse highway lanes will last as long as necessary providing an escape from coastal towns leading to safe havens like this american red cross shelter. >> we are preparing for an as 4,000, we can house if had this facility. >> reporter: at least 300 school buses sheltering them and 1900 national guard troops are at the ready but officials are concerned too many have decided to stay put and ride out the storm. by thursday morning, only 175,000 people had evacuated. >> there is no excuse to risk your life.
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>> we have decided to stay, because our home and businesses are here. >> reporter: the catalan knows are waiting and watching. >> we need more information. we're not ready yet. >> reporter: well, they may be leaving today because the more information is that that track is likely to come closer to the official forecast now bringing that storm closer to georgia and the carolina coastline and by this time tomorrow, we could be experiencing a direct hit here. michael. >> all right, thank you, rob. lot of problems at airports this morning and abc's david kerley has more on that. good morning to you, david. >> reporter: good morning, michael. moving to safety and the number of cancellation growing, even here in washington, d.c. seeing some flights canceled. already for tomorrow, flights are being canceled. if you take just today and
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flights canceled. in the past few days, hurricane matthew has led to the cancellation of nearly 4,000 flights and take a look at this. we don't see this often. this is flight radar data. watch the skies over florida just empty as all the aircraft are flown away from the hurricane and picture from miami airport shows terminals empty. not an aircraft on the ground. but here's what american airlines wants to do as the storm passes miami. they hope to start getting flights in there later this morning and maybe some departures this afternoon. it depends on how much damage has beene whether it remains, guys. so it's going to take really the weekend to get the system back on schedule. >> all right, david, thank you. matthew, affecting so many people but right now impacting florida the most so let's go orida, with the latest, e, ginger. >> reporter: it is really actually very scary in moments here because our hotel was with power all night, just lost power. a light perilously hanging,
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trees coming down. not even when the storm passes but i want to take you through the track, let's look. along the coast it goes and just like rob said, just moments ago hugging a little closer to places like savannah and charleston. jacksonville gets it later this afternoon and evening and then by wilmington going off the coast there, later sunday. out by monday, and out of the tropical storm in parts of atlantic. winds too as i'm standing in these, 74 plus-mile-per-hour winds and look at the timing. friday 9:00 pak closing in on charleston and savannah in there and stays tropical storm force or severe close to wilmington. all right. big waves we'll talk about in just a moment, but for now, we have to talk about your weekend getaways, brought to you by
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gusty west winds.we'll settle into the 50s today as morning showers end. clearing skies this afternoon. chilly lows tonight in the low 40s. sunshine in place this weekend i know everybody is always concerned about our safety. >> reporter: we are definitely safe, protected by a very sturdy building, so we will not put ourselves in any danger, but we
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the show. back to you guys. >> that is good to hear. thanks. coming up we'll be live all morning with the latest on hurricane matthew. all across the storm zone david muir, ginger zee, our whole team on the ground. > take a look at this footage. storm chasers flying right into the eye of the hurricane. we will tell you what they are finding out about this monthser storm next. we'll be right back. s storm next. we'll be right back. t storm next. we'll be right back. er
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>> dozof volunteers from wisconsin are heading south because of hurricane matthew. >> some of them are already there others will leave later today. nine of the volunteers are from milwaukee. this morning, some of them will load up a truck with supplies at the red cross building on wisconsin avenue and head out. the red cross says the volunteers are expecting to stay and help for at least two weeks. >> wisn 12 news time now is 6:23. a live look outside.
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>> welcome back. a check on the morning commute. this is 794 near the lake and it is moving smoothly. the travel times here and a little delay on 94 eastbound into downtown. a slight delay northbound from the now the weatherwatch 12. >> here is sally with a check on the forecast. >> changeable for today. this morning light rain showers and they have moved off and away. we are enjoying the sunshine for now. high pressure is building in. a fairly gusty west wind is settling in for us. right now 65.
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just what you need to help keep you going. new oikos yogurt drink. be unstoppably you. welcome back to "gma." all eyes on florida this morning, that is port canaveral, lots of damage there from the wind, just two miles from cape canaveral. and authorities concerned about the high winds there as well. so many structures there that could be damaged by those winds. daytona beach, a ghostow the storm is hitting this morning. rain all across the state. >> yeah, now st. augustine, major fears there as it moves up the coast. a real concern about storm surge. more than 3 million people have been told to evacuate from florida through the carolinas as the eyewall slams the east coast. and ginger is in melbourne, florida. we have been with her all morning wrong, and that is right
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ginger. >> reporter: yeah. hurricane matthew is obviously very close to us here. we're seeing gusts up to around 60 miles per hour in melbourne. but the eye of that storm is dangerously close to the coast. here's what i want to show you on the radar. from coast to coast, it is moving west at 14 miles per hour. we should get an update from the national hurricane center is within the half hour to tell us whether it drops to a category 2 or not. even if it does, it doesn't matter. it will still do considerable damage rite at the coast. anywhere that comes in contact with that dark color on the radar there. here, i wanted to show you the path and rpm, the futurecast. the stuff at jacksonville, a crucial time where the heaviest rains are starting to fall and brunswick and charleston and more of that friday night early saturday, saturday day through sunday moving across the state line from south carolina into north carolina. and a quick look at the path.
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within that cone that you can see more than tropical storm force winds. as we are right here. i'll be updating you throughout the morning. starting at 8:00 a.m. >> ginger, you are getting blown around. what can you tell us about the path further out? there has been concern that the storm might double back on florida next week? >> reporter: yeah. yeah. the computer models kept trying to turn it back around. everyone was saying, oh, my gosh and has happened in history, it's not unprecedented but as of this morning it looks like it and then hopefully dissipate so it's looking much weaker, and does not look like it would target again. if it does come back, we will be here telling you about it. >> thank you, ginger. you can see the winds have picked up since the last time we talked to her. back to david muir in jacksonville, florida, where the hurricane's winds could be catastrophic. david, what are you seeing right now? >> reporter: hey, mikeple -- michael. a rapid intensification just
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here in jacksonville and as you heard ginger talk -- you see the waves picking up behind me. there's between a 7 and 11-feet storm surge. that's on the land and that doesn't take into account that could happen at high tide, and the wind is going count counterclockwise. you will have the waves crashing onto land behind it and to put this into with superstorm sandy, we were dealing with a surge up to 9 feet. they are expecting 11 feet here in jacksonville and that's why there are watches. >> that's why evacuations are so important and there's time for so many to get out. look at this footage. storm chasers flying into the eye of hurricane matthew, and i spoke with rick knabb for more on this storm.
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know right now with matthew's path, tell us what kind of damage you're expecting to see. >> i'm most concerned about what the water could do and not just in terms of damage to structures, but lives. this is a big, major hurricane that is just offshore, and it is fully capable of producing life-threatening storm surge, and if you are in an area that emergency managers have told you to evacuate and there's time to go, you absolutely have now. your life could depend on it, and i'm worried about the inland flooding and not just the flooding of structures. if you're in the wrong spots, that can take lives as well. >> you were listening over the the past 24 hours. this is the strongest language i have heard in a long time in terms of getting people to evacuate. tell us why. >> i have used words i haven't used in a long time talking
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this could be. because when you have a hurricane not just impacting individuals, but the scope that could unfold here, affecting so many communities and states is what we're concerned about. because we know from hurricane history that water takes 9 out of 10 lives in u.s. tropical systems. that's why we're urging people to heed the instructions. if you live in mobile need to heed those as well. not just about the wind, but the deadly aspects of water. >> florida has not seen this type of storm in over a decade. jacksonville in more than 100 years. is it fair to say this is a history-making storm? >> absolutely. . matthew will write some history. the key here is that you don't want to be a part of it. i don't want to be writing a report from the national hurricane center that totals up the storm surge and you're one of them.
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we can still control. >> we can see what's happening to florida right now. what can folks in north carolina, south carolina and georgia expect? >> bottom line is there's a little bit of time left especially in georgia and isout carolina to get out. the storm surge and flooding from water will be the main concern that threatens lives. >> thank you for that important information. in the caribbean, a scene of destruction. killed, and alex perez is in the bahamas where they are feeling the aftermath of the hurricane. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, amy. after a nearly 24-hour downpour, the rain here has finally stopped as streets are flooded and trees down everywhere and process of assessing damage just beginning. overnight, hurricane matthew lashing the bahamas. the then powerful category 4 storm roaring through nassau leaving behind a trail of destruction.
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winds, sending debris flying. tearing rooftops off houses. >> oh [ bleep ]. >> reporter: toppling trees, to power lines, even ripping the side off this hotel. the storm surge so powerful boats sent smashing on to shore. more than 3,000 tourists on this popular island destination seeking shelter in hotel conference rooms, anything to protect them from this deadly hurricane. now resint pieces. still assessing the damage. thousands still without power. but before hurricane matthew pounded the bahamas, it left behind a dire humanitarian crisis in haiti. across the country, reports of coastal flooding and demolished roads. this morning the coast guard providing a clear picture of the damage hurricane matthew left in its path, crews conducting the first post-storm assessments over haiti. you can see home after home leveled. the united nations moving in helping residents salvage what
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living in shelters. while officials fear there are at least 350,000 in need of immediate assistance. some government officials in haiti saying at least 280 people have died. that number is expected to grow. and it's still unclear when the airport here in nassau will re-open. the long process of cleaning up just starting here. amy. >> all right, alex perez, horrific images. k updated. coming up, hurricane matthew taking center stage on the campaign trail. donald trump and hillary clinton shutting down their operations in florida, how this storm could shape the election. next.
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hurricane matthew hitting florida right there. also taking center stage in the race for the white house. just 32 days until the final votes. candidates addressing the storm as they gear for that debate sunday. the stakes high for donald trump. he has fallen behind in the polls and abc's tom llamas has been with him from the start. good morning. >> reporter: both deep in debate prep but keeping tabs on hurricane matthew and trump denying an event he had in new sunday but it sure looked like one. overnight, donald trump issuing his own hurricane warning. >> it looks like it's a big one and it's going to be a bad one. >> reporter: trump also concerned because of his personal connection with the impact zone. >> we have a lot of friends in florida. a lot of buildings, a lot of investments in florida. a lot of great employees in florida. >> reporter: both the trump and clinton campaigns shutting down offices in florida.
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on evacuating, posting, hurricane matthew is a major storm. i urge everyone to follow emergency instructions and evacuate if you're told to. but as they watch the storm both candidates are preparing for sunday's big debate. >> this has nothing to do with sunday. and it's like they make you into a child. >> reporter: in new hampshire trump insisting he was not practicing for sunday's debate. even though he was hosting a town hall the same sunday's debate complete with a countdown clock timing his answers. >> forget debate prep. give me a break. do you really think hillary clinton is debate prepping for three or four days? hillary clinton is resting. >> reporter: but if this was a warm-up, the rules were very lax. the questions mostly softballs. and the event, invite only. and about that timer -- >> i have a clock down on the floor there that says two minutes. >> okay. >> now, do you want me to call you when it goes over two minutes. >> i'll tell you what, if i'm
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if i'm answering the question poorly, please call me immediately. in fact, you could go in 30 seconds you could do it, all right? >> all right. >> reporter: i think the rules will be tougher on sunday with martha. now, because of hurricane matthew the clinton campaign had hoped florida would extend voter registration deadline which is next tuesday, but florida governor, rick scott, who is a not extending it because, quote, people have had time to register. >> he said this is all politics but extended them in south carolina ahead of the storm. inton camp bullish about early voting in the carolinas and florida that this might have an impact. >> absolutely, george. we have seen in the past how close races can be in florida. every single vote counts. so the clinton team has asked for that extension on voter registration and think there are tens of thousands more who would register between now and october
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some may be prevented from doing so as a result of this storm and may have an effect on early voting. >> we saw donald trump at that town meeting. he's also signaling that he could be focusing a lot more on policy than the personal attacks on sunday. at least that's what he's saying now. >> reporter: he has said directly in an e-mail statement to page 6 of "the new york post." he does not intend to get personal regarding bill clinton's past infidelities. that he wants to focus on the issues. saying as well. the thing is, george, as we have seen with donald trump, we just don't know what is going to happen during the course of that 90-minute debate. >> we know he needs a powerful performance. >> he absolutely needs to change you look, george, at race. virtually every poll, national le tos and it the polls in all of the key states, he has lost ground since that last debate.
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for him. he needs to change this. if the trajectory stays the same hillary clinton wins this election. >> jon karl, thanks very much. i know you'll be in st. louis sunday night. our martha raddatz, one of the co-moderators on sunday night as well and i'll anchor our live coverage at 9:00 eastern. coming up here in just two minutes, hurricane matthew pounding the east coast. millions are racing to escape. you see the winds there. we have advice on how to protect your home and family during the
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this storm hits here. we're in the low country of south carolina which means that we're just a few feet from the water. we've got three rivers and a harbor that kind of converge on charleston so very susceptible to storm surge. some thoughts for you now on what you should do and where you should be when the storm hits. this is where you do not want to be as hurricane matthew strikes. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: overnight, the storm's rage sparking this dangerous elecal as matthew pounds the coast of florida. these renderings a preview of what the damage could look like in cape canaveral, the main concern, storm surge which could get as high as 11 feet and those surging waters posing a life-threatening risk. ginger zee explains. >> say you're inside a home at the coast. this is what it may look like. the water approaching quickly and viciously entering your home and climbing up the walls and when storm surge combines with high tide the rapid rise in
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some that i -- may think it's the high winds, but storm surge is actually the greatest threat to life and property from a hurricane. >> reporter: that's why more than 3 million were told to evacuate the coast. >> to have someone drive by this morning and say, you have to leave and there's going to be a 20-foot wall of water in your house was pretty scary. >> reporter: as the storm makes its way up the east coast another big threat flying debris. watch this lab simulation of a piece of wood thrown at hurricane force. experts say you can protect your home and your family by boarding those windows up with plywood or installing impact resistant glass. so we have the storm surge, the wind but also like dr. knabb said, we also have to deal with inland flooding. 9 of 10 deaths are from water. not just the storm surge, but also the rainfall.
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georgia and south carolina is going to be potentially deadly because this is where the rainfall is really going to be squeezed out as we have kind of a front and the jet stream that will interact with matthew so we expect to see over ten inches of rainfall in this area in the next 24 to even 48 hours so that will rise the rivers that all funnel down here and you've got that onshore flow and the way the coastline is shaped kind of a pocket there, and this persistent east wind will pile up and bulldoze that storm surge so 7 to 11 feet potentially and more than that. so dangerous situation goio to 36 hours. i'll toss it back to you. amy, you are familiar with this area. i have never seen charleston this desolated. practically nobody there. >> as you know, that's a good thing. when i lived there, my elevation on my house was nine. talk about those storm social medias and what can happen and ginger showed it so well so etch, get out while you still can and rob, thank you very much. coming up next in our next hour much more on hurricane matthew as it strikes florida
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>> good morning. wisn 12 news wisn 12 news time now is 7:56. >> one person is dead after an overnight shooting in milwaukee. >> it was reported around 5:30 this morning near 38th and wright. the medical examiner's office confirms it was called to the scene. police have not released any details about what led up to the shooting. >> also new from overnight, a robbery is reported at a restaurant in greenfield. emergency crews were called to genesis near 108th and beloit. officers could be seen blocking the entrances to the parking lot. wisn 12 news has calls in to police. we'll pass along updates as soon as they come in. >> a company headquartered in waukesha is working overtime to
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impacted by hurricane matthew. generac power systems already has thousands of generators on standby in warehouses in the southeast. the company tells wisn 12 news they might hire more people in the next few weeks to keep up with demand. >> taking a look at the morning drive, this is 94 at 68th street and southbound is a little mess the drive times are becoming slow as well. now to weatherwatch 12. >> here is sally with a check on the forecast. >> the temperatures are continuing to fall on gusty west winds and settling into the 50s. a band of clouds coming in today, especially mid to late morning and clearing up again.
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morning associated with the cool front. the temperatures 66 at the airport. 40s across minnesota and cooler air, the readings are going to tumble into the 50s.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. right now hurricane matthew barrels into florida. the eyewall slams into the coast, extreme wind warnings, more than 120 miles an hour. fears of life-threatening storm surges. >> unfortunately, this is going to kill people. >> alerts now that the carolinas could bein worst flooding in history. our team coverage from the storm zone. the news anchor who died suddenly. a ticking time body in her body. the health issues she never knew she had. and she's pitch perfect. anna kendrick here live in times square, and she's here to say -- >> good morning, america.
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morning from anna kendrick right here. >> i like that. >> we have a lot to get to. of course, we are tracking hurricane matthew right now. our team on the ground. >> that's right. you're looking live at jacksonville, florida. you can see that weather moving in. they are bracing for what could be the most devastating storm to hit that area in 118 years. >> that's right, amy. and here's what we know at this hour, 3.2 million people have been told to evacuate. in florida at least 300,000 are without power and more than 2,200 flights have been canceled today and tomorrow. >> and so many of you at home are asking how you can help. we'll have more on the massive effort to take care of those on the coast and what you should do if you're in a storm zone, all that coming up just ahead. so let's start out with david muir. he is leading our coverage from jacksonville. the storm is heading your way, david. >> reporter: hey, george, no question the bands are intensifying. as we've been on the air this morning, take a look at the waves behind me.
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"gma" at 7:00 a.m. and this is the concern in jacksonville and they've been talking about it for a good 24 hours now, not just the wind, they're expecting wind gusts up to 120, 125 miles per hour here but it's the water. the storm surge up to 7 to 11 feet and keep in mind during superstorm sandy, that was nine feet we were talking about. this could be 11 feet water on top of land here. they're expecting catastrophic damage. it's also going to happen at high tide so you're going to combine those forces and we quite historic. in fact, fema just moments ago craig fugate telling us he wants people in central florida to take this extremely seriously. take a listen. >> people look at the wind too much and so they're going to say, hey, it wasn't that bad in south florida, just power outages and trees down. must not be too bad. this is still a very dangerous situation to be played out with storm surge and that is our biggest concern right now. the hurricane force winds will
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structural damage but the big risk is storm surge in a part of the country that hasn't seen it since probably the late 1800s to the degree we may see it with this storm. >> reporter: not since the late 1800s you heard him say it right there. because of the low-lying area here in jacksonville there are a number of bridges and authorities have been warning families wiv out. likely too late. those bridges will be closing soon because they really do fear, george, that the water coming in with this storm surge will be like something they haven't seen as you heard there in 100 years in jacksonville. >> okay, david, i know you'll be on the scene for "world news tonight" and ginger is in melbourne, florida, with the latest on its path and impact. hey, ginger. >> hey there, george. we are on the southwest side of that storm already so it has passed just way too close for comfort but fortunately the eyewall stayed away from right here. look at it on the map now
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on top of cape canaveral and reported gusts of 97 to 107 miles per hour. as it moves north-northwest, it is still a category 3 at last update. 120-mile-per-hour max sustained winds. it will hug along the coast and i loved what david was talking about with the storm surge, so true. don't just worry about the wind. you can see it there. saturday night into sunday as it finally makes its way off back into the atlantic. timing out the quick look at those hurricane force winds so important to note too, jacksonville will feel it later this afternoon and evening and goes into gea, tomorrow and again all the of us say good-bye to it by monday. george. >> we have a lot of hours before monday, though. ginger, looks like that wind is whipping you around there. >> yeah, this -- we get it in waves. that's for sure because it'll go calm and then it'll come right back at us. so we're still seeing sustained winds easily 50 to 60 miles per hour at points. >> all right, ginger. >> to paula faris with more headlines from the storm. we want to continue our coverage of matthew. good morning, everyone. we are seeing more powerful images of the destruction hurricane matthew left behind in
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entire neighborhoods in haiti have been washed away or blown away. the death toll there is approaching 300, however, that number is expected to rise as relief workers reach more areas. and in the bahamas winds topping 120 miles per hour peeled the roof off of this house. despite that extensive damage, no casualties have been reported. and authorities from florida to the carolinas have complaints about price gouging. there are reports of gas stations charging more than $6 per gallon and some stores have reportedly charged more than $30 for a case of bottled water. and as the hurricane approaches, donald trump and hillary clinton shut down their campaign offices in florida and both candidates, they are off the campaign trail to prep for sunday's debate. trump held a town hall in new hampshire last night, however, he denies it was any form of practice for sunday. and in other news, the nobel peace prize winner has been
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the president of colombia is being honored for brokering peace with rebels ending a 50-year civil war even though voters rejected his peace deal. and one week after that deadly train crash in new jersey the wreckage has been towed from the terminal in hoboken. investigators say just before the crash, the train suddenly accelerated. they are trying to figure out exactly why. and the ceo of the website critics have called the, quote, world's top online brothel has been charged with sex tracking. backpage.com's ceo carl ferrer is accused of forcing adults and children into prostitution through ads for escorts. if convicted, ferrer could face 20 years in prison. and finally on this friday, after pressure from people on social media, the man who threw that beer can at a ball player during the game in toronto this past week has surrendered to police. he fled the stadium after throwing the can but turned himself in after a picture of
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but, guys, we have just discovered the only cruel canadian to ever exist because every canadian i've ever met is lovely. >> that picture like just write guilty across his face. he was like oops. >> the power of social media put to good. >> absolutely. >> it is good. paula, thanks very much. "pop news" time. >> thank you so much, george. happy friday, everybody. we'll begin with some bruno mars news. love that guy and happy to report he is back with brand-new music today. four years after his last release, this time called "24 karat magic." i bet it is. the grammy winning singer revealing the track's title on twitter saying coming this friday to a speaker near you. the king of "uptown funk," his third album is complete and will be released november 18th. get ready for the download. as you may recall, bruno's 2012 "unorthodox jukebox" was a runaway hit climbing to number one on the billboard 200.
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he just makes you want to dance. >> prince and michael jackson all rolled into one. >> he dances, everything. very talented. >> come on "gma." will you? also in "pop news" this morning, more music buzz. jennifer lopez has an all new spanish album in the works and happy surprise, she's called on her ex, marc anthony, to executive produce. the first single set for a november release. it's her first spanish project in a decade and looking forward to this new musical journey to celebrate her latin roots with marc. forward to being part of her musical legacy. sounds like neither of these two is looking back anymore. only good things ahead. >> worked together a few times. >> i love it. she is a talented lady. all that music today, i guess. finally, a little mix here. musician, art collector, eric clapton doing a little fall cleanout. you know, though, his get rid of pile looks a little different than most of ours. one thing in that pile, an abstract painting by german
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well, he bought it 15 years ago and christie's will auction it off here in new york at an art sale. the painting is seven feet tall. he bought it for $3.2 million and in my biz, in the flea marketing biz, we call it bundle. he bought that with two other pieces for 3.2 million and they're expecting that he'll get around 20 million for that one piece. >> yeah. good eye. >> yes. another artist with -- another si was the legendary david bowie. his collection of art including museum quality paintings by the likes of jean-michel basquiat also on the block this fall this time at sotheby's. that one is expected to go for $4.7 million. but the cool factor for owning a piece of bowie art, priceless. yep. >> because they owned it, i wonder if that adds. >> probably. >> basquiat hangs in moma, in the museum of modern art but
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bowie's, art collectors, david bowie fans, all vying for that one piece. do you think i get excited about this stuff? >> she's ready to bid. >> with michael's paddle. >> yeah, right. yeah, you're in trouble. >> we'll go back to the storm zone. we'll be there all morning long and get the latest on hurricane matthew. what you can do to help. then the silent killer. the health issue you may not know you have. dr. ashton is here with all the warning signs. we'll be right back. we'll be right back. but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three-quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement?, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels. smart. with liberty mutual new car replacement?, we'll replace the full value of your car. berty stands with you?ual new car replacement?, liberty mutual insurance.
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that is lisa colagrossi. she was an anchor here in new york before she died unexpectedly from a brain aneurysm. and now her husband is doing everything he can to prevent that from happening to others. it already saved one woman's life. >> remarkable story. about po 30,000 people in the
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brain aneurysm rupture each year and half of those are fatal. that's what happened to colagrossi and now her husband is working to make sure that others recognize the warning signs that his wife missed. >> now we're starting to see more closures than delays. >> reporter: like so many women, lisa colagrossi was always on the go, a deadline-driven new york city reporter, a wife and mom to two boys. >> her family meant everything to her. >> reporter: last year colagrossi began suffering terrible headaches, but put off going to the doctor. >> i stopped and said, don't you think we should go get those checked? i'll take an aspirin. >> she was just going to power through. >> power through it. >> reporter: what she didn't know, those were symptoms of a ticking time bomb, a brain aneurysm. then moments after finishing a live shot one morning last march, colagrossi collapsed. >> i got a call from one of the top neurosurgeons saying that they had my wife and they weren't sure why. >> reporter: her brain aneurysm
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brain hemorrhage. colagrossi did not survive. now her husband todd is working tirelessly to save others starting the lisa colagrossi foundation dedicated to teaching the signs and symptoms of brain aneurysm starting with an inaugural gala and it is working. >> i had completed working out and on my way home i experienced a sudden, very sudden headache. >> reporter: after hearing todd tell lisa's story on a radio broadcast, chris sorenson's sister immediately called her. >> and then that afternoon i just went into the emergency room and nine hours later i went home with this diagnosis. >> reporter: turns out chris did have an aneurysm. todd's warning saved her life. >> how are you? >> i'm good. >> reporter: last week they met for the very first time. >> that's a real credit to, you know, my loving and beautiful wife that angela heard my story and that chris can be counted as
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>> such important work. the foundation will also be releasing a psa soon featuring whoopi goldberg whose brother died unexpectedly of a brain aneurysm and they've also created a website with a lot of resources about this. it's the lisa colagrossi foundation and people can find it online. >> more on this from dr. jen ashton and, boy, let's begin with the basics. what is an aneurysm? why are they so dangerous? >> if you think about the artery, blood vessels, you can get an aneurysm anywhere in the body. this would be a normal blood vessel. basically an aneurysm is a bulging or a weakening in one part of it and since the arterial blood flow is under high pressure, that can start to leak and rupture which can be fatal. the good news is that many people have these and they don't rupture. >> but it's so heartbreaking to see lisa had the warning signs but ignored them. what should people be watching for? >> what people need to understand, the classic one is a sudden severe headache. in medicine we call it the worst headache of life and those are
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they present to the emergency room, then you can have sudden nausea and vomiting and sudden blurry vision or change in your vision, sudden drooping of the eyelid. there are lots more symptoms. if you think they overlap with stroke, that's correct. the bottom line, the response should be the same. call 911. >> immediately. >> get to an emergency room. do not deny, ignore or delay. >> how about the underlying risk factors. >> some people are born with increased risk factors for aneurysms. other things are under our control. things like smoking, uncontrolled high blood pressure, excessive alcohol consumption or drug abuse. lisa didn't have any of those things and a lot of people don't, but the good news is the awareness can be lifesaving. >> that's what we're trying to do and what the foundation is doing. jen, thanks for joining us. coming up, we'll have more on hurricane matthew. it is moving up the coast right now.
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good morning, ginger. >> hey, good morning. yeah, whether it's simply just the power out for days or that catastrophic damage that could still happen in places north of here into georgia and south carolina, people are going to need your help. as hurricane matthew barrels along the florida coast, it's all hands on deck. more than 12 million people were bracing for the storm. overnight twitter exploding with the #prayforflorida urging those on the front lines to take warnings seriously. those ominous clouds looming over the sunshine state and the gusty winds. one woman tweeting she's prepared for the worst and praying for the best, stay safe, everyone. but it's not just water bottles and sandbags. another major concern, where do the evacuees go? >> we're doing our best to try to accommodate everybody because we know it's something they can't help.
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hotel manager in north carolina, saying her hotel is full. so she's calling others for help. >> we've had all these people coming in from the coast and trying to get them helped. >> reporter: airbnb offering free stays across south carolina, florida and georgia. >> we have folks that come show up at the office and want to get their hands dirty and get involved in the trenches. >> reporter: on the ground volunteers getting ready to jump in. >> we're hoping folks all across the u.s. in their communities step up to help the folks being affected by hurricane matthew. sign up to volunteer or donation. if you want to donate your time, there's several different chapters doing what we call just in time training so we're teaching folks about how to shelter residents in a red cross shelter so you have expertise so you can be able to help in your local community. >> reporter: i have to say it was so cool to see people are always concerned about pets in these situations. and this hotel that we were in had as many pets as it did people. so great to see that folks kept them with -- and the hotels allowed the pets to come in there.
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the storm and the next ingredient that we are, of course, concerned about, that would be storm surge. david mentioned it earlier. but it all has to do with the tide and the timing. so areas north of us here could still see 7 to 11 feet of storm surge on top of the winds, the heavy rains and, of course, i'm sorry, i'm getting pelted here pretty hard. starting to feel a litwinds.we'e into the 50s today as morning showers end. clearing skies th and ginger will be keeping you updated on hurricane matthew throughout the morning here on
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and coming up, one of the top design bloggers being called the martha stewart of millennials is here helping you upgrade your workspace. and then we have anna kendrick here live.
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>> good morning. 8:27. we are on the traffic and weather watch this morning. we are looking at the morning commute. this is outside from the department of transportation cameras, 41 at 94. looking southbound.
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drive times are up on the screen. the delay on the bypass 11 minutes from the hale to the zoo. >> now sally is here with a look at the forecast. >> changeable for today. the morning showers are moving out and clouds are passing through this morning and the real weather story is falling temperatures and breezy winds that are 40s to the west. 66 at the airport. madison 47. the cool air is knocking on the door. the temperatures falling back to to 50s.
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? nice happy friday crowd here. good morning, america. great audience as always. we have an extra, extra special guest. >> yes, we do. my mommy is here. which means i have to behave. >> yeah, not really. she doesn't have to behave, right? >> she never does. >> yeah. i'll pretend you. hi, mom. i love you. should we get to our combo. >> amy and a have been talking about something. people waste a lot of time without even knowing about it. >> i'm going to say something that i do. i'm going to be full disclosure. how many of you have wasted an entire night like i have just
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actually picking the movie or show you're going to watch. anyone? [ applause ] in fact, i'm so bad my kids will say you've watched that trailer like three times now. >> ours is exactly the opposite. sitting on the couch and the girls will go through eight, nine, trailers, i say, just pick anything. >> according to a new study this is hilarious we spend 19 minutes watching trailers before we actually pick something and if you look at that in its how much time we're wasting watching trailers, americans by the way spend 24 minutes. that was a global thing adds up to six days a year. >> every single day. >> i'm more focused. i sort of turn it on knowing there's something i want to watch. i get right to it. >> sometimes when you don't know -- i'm guilty of that looking at trailers. i like parts of it. yes, this is the one and the scene comes on and i'm like, nah, that ain't it. if you spend 24 minutes on
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commercials out of everything, the show is only 20 something mens. >> i actually spend so much time doing it it's time to go to bed. >> we have a table divide here. >> we do. we do. >> one of those things, pick it, know it. >> and stick it. >> behave. your mom is here. >> that wasn't even me. trust me, you'll know. so i want to talk to about the word fiance. what's your feeling on it? do you like the word? does it bother you. >> it feels a little pompous. >> this is my fiance. >> i like when you say fiance but when you say fiance, that's a little different. >> makes sense. fiance. well, a lot of people are saying -- "the new york times" article is saying many, many people in this generation are less concerned with labels and, in fact, consider the word to be exactly that, pompous and so they're suggesting a new label is needed and so i'm wondering
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>> this is the guy i'm going to marry. >> partner or perhaps -- yeah, just a description. this is the man i love or this is the woman that i love. >> sounds like you're not going to marry. >> i would agree with that. i don't know why but apparently the millennial generation -- >> it's brag by. >> this is my dude. like what are you supposed to say? what other word is -- what is another word for fiance? >> well, my betrothed. that's even more >> my betrothed. >> no words are needed. >> i don't -- >> this is my lover. >> ooh. >> lover? again, might not be getting married but how is it braggy. >> a status thing. look at my ring, this is my fiance. it all sounds so important. >> please don't say look at my ring. that is part of what this generation just does not like.
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>> i saw one where they said don't complain about how heavy it is on your hand. >> that's a good one. >> if you are a man our advice to men from george and i because we think the same, george. >> always. [ laughter ] >> always. >> you guys are like -- >> separated at birth. >> if you do get engaged and she is with you and you introduce her you better say fiancee. do not -- >> don't worry about this article. >> michael, if i get i'm in a lot more trouble than that. >> yeah, she's at an elevated level. someone is at an elevated level. so talented and this is -- i'm not bringing -- i'm bringing someone to the table, okay. this is not just someone, this is everybody. this is the star of "pitch perfect," actress and singing sensation, anna kendrick, everybody.
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>> hello again. >> mwah. >> hello. how are you? >> good to see you. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you guys so much for having me. oh, my god. fancy. i really do. i feel like i can make some digs. >> i feel like -- >> this news in -- the new word for fiance is the guy i'm currently test driving. >> see, y we too are separated at birth. >> so many cards. >> the cards make you feel official. these are facts i'm reading off a card. it's a fact. >> what is a fact is that you in the new movie "the accountant" and you play -- yes, great movie by the way. >> thank you, one person. >> one person. well, they haven't even seen it. but it is -- you play an accountant in the movie but i heard your --
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sent her the script. it's frowned upon. you have to explain all of this to me. she's like a math whiz and been working as an account apartment for her whole life and explaining all the financial aspects because it's really kind of a puzzle and you don't have to like be a math whiz to follow the movie i thought i should kind of know what they mean and the second i was done, that's gone forever. farewell. thank you. but she was also excited because she -- there's all jokes about how account apartments are boring and so she was like, this is like a sexy accountant movie. it is like intrigue and like, you know, fights and it's very exciting. >> that's what i see when i go see my account apartment. intrigue. in the movie your character's dad inspired her to be an accountant, pocket protector and all. we'll take a look at a clip.
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i mean his was dorky. yours is nice. but he convinced me to go into the feel because i was at the art institute of chicago but art doesn't pay the mortgage. art doesn't pay the mortgage, young lady. dad's tastes ran more to dogs playing poker. >> i like dogs playing poker. >> wow. [ cheers and applause ] >> so awkward. it's such a serious movie. it's like there's action and there's all these elms and then, of course i come & i'll be jerky and awkward. >> fun part to play. >> i had so much fun because she's so like -- she's so open and she wants to connect so much and she's really bad at it and ben is playing someone who is on the autism spectrum and wants to connect too and like they're both just going how -- like i
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>> had you worked with him before. >> i met him years ago at a party. hi explain what a jonas brother was and then we ended up doing this movie together and i had such a great time. he is a tall person. he is a large human being so there were definitely scenes where i was like don't stand near me. like let's shoot across the room. have a connection but we're across the room. >> he was here yesterday as a matter of fact. he had some nice things to say about you. >> that's very sweet. >> oneng sing and hum around the set all day long. >> i don't know why. >> the cup song. >> i -- okay, you caught me doing it literally like earlier today. you were like you were just singing. i was not -- how dare you. i guess i do it without noticing. >> what were you singing? >> i don't know. i sing my words like i -- i don't notice it. yeah, like i'm constantly -- everybody hates me. >> sing a conversation? >> no, just -- >> sitting here doing nothing.
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right. >> okay, so, sing this out. you have -- >> i will not. >> but you have a new book -- your first book as a matter of fact called scrapny little nobody and -- >> wrote a book, y'all. >> it's hard to write a book. >> it really is but describe your book which may be even harder in three words. >> oh. >> scrappy. >> funny, i >> funny, i hope. i like that. [ applause ] >> pretty good. >> and speaking of singing you've been traveling around with justin timberlake. >> i know. >> foryour new movie. >> that dude will like -- 6:00 in the morning and doing seven-note riffs without even trying. showoff. we get it. you're a huge dan.
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up. >> i don't want to be another one of those girls -- >> straight to the jonas brothers. >> well, you know what, this movie is fantastic. i have seen it once. i want to see it again. as awkward as those clips seem, you, you, you and not you don't seem awkward at not and i love your description of fiance. i think everybody should take it to heart. the movie is "the accountant." it hits theaters everywhere on october 14th. anna kendrick, everybody. martha stewart of millennials. grace bonney is here live.
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welcome back to "gma." we talked a lot about the wind and, of course, the storm surge but we have to talk about the rain too. flash flood watches now up from parts of georgia near savannah there up to even virginia beach. and those flash f come along with the warning you can see up to a foot of rain. a lot of places in that half foot category. so you're seeing the rainfall possibilities there and a quick look at the track. the track doesn't right now match a lot of the spaghetti models and think it may shift eventually to go out to sea so we'll update it throughout the gusty west winds.we'll settle into the 50s today as morning showers end. clearing skies this
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low 40s. sunshine in place this weekend this segment brought to you by jeep grand cherokee. lara, back to you. joining me is grace bonney. she's been called the martha stewart of millennials. pretty title by the way. she has a hugely popular design blog called design sponge. i'm a giant fan of it and now a new book celebrating entrepreneurs and it's called "in the company of women." it is terrific. we'll hear about design tips but first here is a look at grace's journey. ? meet grace bonney. >> after a few hours in the sun it should be good to go. >> reporter: behind the wildly popular site design sponge. she's inspired her nearly 2 million daily readers with tips for home, diy, food and travel. in 2008 she parlayed it into meetups for female entrepreneurs
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column on her site. now in her new book, bonnie is taking that conversation a step further and enlisting over 100 makers, artists and entrepreneurs from diverse walks of life to share their stories, hoping to empower readers on their own path to success. [ cheers and applause ] >> here is the book. here is grace bonney. 107 women interviewed for this book. each of them a rock star in their own right. what are you hoping and you ask the same them. what are you hoping these guy, the readers get out of this? >> i'm hoping every single woman whether you're a young girl or in a later stage of life can open that and see someone who reflebls who you are that inspires you to follow all of your dreams go it is true an i spent a lot of time reading and it's so interesting to hear how people found their passion, what the most important thing to them is in the workspace. i mean, there really is such inspiring tips and i did notice that you had to sneak a little design in.
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>> always. >> all of these women are photographed in their work space and i want to take you over here because we had a little bit clever at "gma" with the greatest props team in the world. so how important is it to have a unique feel and a pop of creativity in your work space. this is sort of what mine looks like, sadly. you know i love design. i just haven't gotten there yet. this is assuming not grace bonney approved. >> it's snoozeville. >> it's snoozeville. this is thin see you working in, me when i get to it and also all the women in your book. are you pretending this is my work space. >> exactly. >> this is my workspace. my kids, my daughter. now, why is this going to bring out the greater you? >> when you're in a space that's exciting and enspiring and makes you feel comforted you do your best work so this is why we focus on adding an inspiration board of photos of your family that make you feel supported and comforted when you're at the
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bright pops of color that bring energy to the room and one of my favorite things always flesh flowers or plants bring in bright, fresh energy and then my favorite tip is this is fabric on the back wall and you can have the most boring ceing cubid you can add push pins. >> because you can push your -- all of your work, mantras right into it and not ruining it. not like wallpaper or a wall -- >> you can use gift wrap if you don't want to spendey wallpaper and fabric. >> you have so many great tips on your blog. i look at it all the time. this is more of an inspirational book. how do the two -- how do they go together? >> for me business and design have always gone hand in hand but primarily because i spent so many years talking about amazingly beautiful things but i found the people behind those things and their stories were so much more fascinating and
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a diverse collection of those stories in one place so everyone could go back to it and find their path to success. >> how did it feel when you recalled the martha stewart of the millennials. >> a little surreal. >> i want to be martha stewart. >> don't weigh all? >> yes. >> i want her shoe collection. have you ever seen it. >> so neat and perfect and so are you and this book is so inspiring. i love that you took the time to do it. please more books to come. >> absolutely. >> and that you guys and the name of the book, "in the company of women." grace bonney, creative genius, thank you for being with us. >> thanks for having me. coming up, aja naomi king is
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we're back with aja naomi king. you know her from "how to get
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birth of a nation" and the wife of nat turner and in this scene he comes to see her while he's on the run. take a look. >> killed people everywhere for no reason at all for being black. they say the killing won't stop till they get you. >> i mean, that is a very powerful scene in the movie. and that camera is all o just your face and how was it to see yourself on the big screen like that. >> it's pretty insane actually. especially in a film like this one. you know, i'm used to watching "how to get away with murder" which is, you know, like this really fun show that we do, but seeing something like this being a part of telling a story that is so crucial to understand about our history as black people in this country is just -- it's -- it's just so necessary and such a very
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this part. >> and take it on, you did and did it very well and armie hammer was here and we saw you on the auction block. that was your first day of filming. that was a heavy first day. >> yeah, and that wassen extremely heavy day. i didn't know how that was going to be for me emotionally. i've never portrayed this kind -- i hate saying character because she was a real -- she was a real person that, you on this earth and i wanted to honor her but that was really terrifying to have to step up there and do that and it feels humiliating and you understand immediately the kind of fear that these people lived through but i had to remember that this was her reality and she's stronger than i am and i had to let that kind of just enter me and allow that to exist on the screen. >> and this film won the
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there's a lot of oscar buzz about you, so accept it. take it in. don't be shy about it. [ applause ] how do you feel about that? >> i mean, it is very nice when people say nice things but the thing that means the most to me is that people will see the film and that it will educate them about a part of our history that i didn't even know and i'm so embarrassed to say that and i hope they understand that we -- we have that kind of power inside of us and we can all access and tap into our greas >> well, you know what, you're walking in it the right way and "how to get away with murder," can't wait to see you there but you can go see "the birth of a nation." it's in theaters now and we'll be right back, everybody. [ applause ]
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>> good morning. "wisn 12 news this morning" news time is 8:57. >> an autopsy will be performed today on a woman whose body was found in a laundry chute. milwaukee police were called to a home near 8th and clarke yesterday afternoon. 58-year-old kaye powell was discovered by her sister. relatives tell wisn 12 news investigators are looking into powell's death as a homicide. that her death is suspicious. >> republican presidential nominee donald trump will be in elkhorn tomorrow for the walworth county fall fest. senator ron johnson and governor scott walker will be there too. and on the democratic side, former president bill clinton will be in milwaukee tomorrow. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is in town today supporting clinton. >> later today, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords will be in wisconsin to fight against gun violence. giffords is touring the country encouraging people to vote for
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the event starts at 11:00 a.m. at a campaign office near 81st and brown deer. >> now a check on the forecast. sally? >> melinda, changeable is covering it for today. the temperatures are falling. we have a narrow band of clouds with the cool front and the winds coming out of the west and high pressure is bimding in for the weekend. it is already 47 at the dells. cooler air is streaming in now. grab a jacket if you are out. the temperatures falling into the 50s.
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