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good morning, america. breaking overnight, wild weather. tornadoes tear through the midwest. hail the size of baseballs, shattering car windows. in the east, massive wildfires erupting all around new york city, fueled by strong winds. warnings up for the whole east coast. and breaking now, george zimmerman could be charged as early as today in the shooting and killing of trayvon martin. as shots are fired at empty police cars in his florida town. fatal attraction? alex baldwin in the crosshairs of a stalker. this woman trying to confront him nonstop, in front of his home, begging him for a baby.
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blown away. the startling moment caught on tape, when a teenager was blasted by the winds from a jet engine. it looks bad. but she's okay. why so many people are running into the danger zone on a tropical beach. good morning, everyone. two major stories to get to right away. take a look at this. you're seeing our wabc station shot for indiana right now, flying over the wildfires around new york city. you see the smoke right there. the winds are kicking this up. it is now threatening homes in new jersey and long island. and look how severe those flames are right there. this is serious right now. there are warnings, as we said, up and down the east coast. the commute is going to be so tough for so many people this morning. >> you talked about the winds. thankfully, not as strong as they were yesterday. but still, very much a problem. and tensions running very
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high in the case of george zimmerman. we just learned about those gunshots fired into an empty police car right where he lives. and he posted a brand-new website overnight, where he spoke out for the first time. also asking for money for his legal defense. >> all kinds of signs that the special prosecutor is closing in on a decision right now. let's get to the extreme weather. the fires in the east, tornadoes and hail in the midwest. sam is tracking the latest, beginning in the midwest. >> good morning, everybody. it's spring. you would normally expect we see some severe weather. even scattered wildfires this time of year. but the reports coming out of the storm yesterday were incredibly large. and when you take the number of fires we've seen in the country and the location yesterday, it's another headline weather day. >> that's a big tornado. >> reporter: at least two tornadoes touched down in northwest oklahoma. just take a look at these huge funnel clouds. >> over the town of woodward. >> reporter: this looks like a driving range with basketballs on the fly. it's actually a field being
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pelted with hail. as the hail falls from the sky, some stones as large as 4 1/4-inches wide. injuring at least three people, including an infant who was cut by glass when hail knocked out car windows. but most of the country is dry and windy. 15 states, from minnesota to florida, and from new jersey to california, are under fire watch and warnings, as more than 1,000 fires have sparked, due to dry conditions, high winds and early-season warmth. around new york city, fires are blazing with 30-mile-per-hour winds. >> we're not used to fighting fires like they are in california. this is a different fire for us. >> reporter: evacuations are taking place near the new york city metropolitan area, including long island, where more than 350 families have voluntarily evacuated. two homes have been destroyed. this family saw 10 of their 18 acres charred by the wildfires. >> it was too close for comfort. it was right behind our home.
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>> reporter: in staten island, new york, traffic snarled for hours as smoke billowed on to the highway. >> came right through the car. >> look at this graphic. it's a little stunning. when you put every fire that's broken out on the map, even the small ones over the last week, over 1,000 fires across the country. look at the number of fires over there. and the majority of the country that's been hit at some point with the wildfires. remember we had the early spring season heat and late winter heat. and we had a very dry time across much of the country, as well. we'll see more fires, we think, spreading out today in the east and more severe storms. we'll show you that in a minute. >> when you see it like that -- >> it's incredible. >> sam, thank you. i know you said you're going to have more later. now, the trayvon martin case, heating up this morning. as we came on the air, we learned that six shots have been fired into a cop car right where george zimmerman lives. and we're hearing from him, breaking his silence, to get out
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his side of the story. matt gutman is in sanford, florida, with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. that's right. six shots fired into that empty police cruiser, waiting right outside that middle-class community where trayvon martin was staying and george zimmerman had lived. they're reaching a boiling point. three counties have activated their emergency operations centers. at the same level of preparedness as if a hurricane was about to hit. and the man at the center of the storm is going public for the first time. for the first time, george zimmerman is speaking out, online. writing on this website that, attention from the public and media have forced him to, quote, leave my home, my school, my employer, my family, and ultimately, my entire life. the new website, which his attorney tells abc news, is legitimate, includes zimmerman's only public comments on the
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shooting of trayvon martin, he calls a life-altering event. but the site's purpose, to accept donations to pay for living expenses and legal expenses. the site drew so much traffic overnight, it constantly crashed. at one point, it included these two photographs. one, a poster reading, justice for zimmerman. the other, graffiti. long live zimmerman, originally spray painted on the black cultural center at ohio state university. the website went public monday, after the special prosecutor in the case announced she was calling off a grand jury, originally to be empaneled to investigate charges. >> she intends to go ahead with the case, file an information, have him arrested and demand a trial. >> reporter: prosecutor angela cory can charge zimmerman on her own. sources say, they may happen in days. and no downtown sanford,
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protesters shut down the sanford police department most of monday, as fear of racial unrest continues to swirl. >> are we on -- sure. we're working down a path. and so far, it's been absolutely peaceful. >> reporter: and overnight, zimmerman's attorney told us he hopes the special prosecutor will see the totality of the case and, robin, decide not to prosecute. robin? >> matt, thank you. we're going to bring in "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams. so many people have different takes on what this could mean, no grand jury. what do you say? >> this special prosecutor said from the beginning she might not want a grand jury. she laid that on the table. a different prosecutor is the one who empaneled the grand jury. typically, you want the grand jury in florida for political cover. you don't need it. you can use it. in some states, they don't have them at all. in other states it's required. in florida, you get to choose if you're the prosecutor. the fact this prosecutor is now
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announcing she's not going to use it i think is a little bit more evidence that she's likely to file charges. not for certain. but i predict that she will end up filing charges. >> and maybe saying i don't need political cover here. i'll take this on myself. >> in theory, you can argue that she'd need more political cover if she was not going to pursue it than if she was going to. >> but not having a grand jury, a lot of people say that takes first-degree murder off the table. you think that's not a charge that was going to be there anyway? >> i don't think authorities were looking at a first-free, premeditated murder charge here. more likely you're talking about aggravated manslaughter. a manslaughter charge, et cetera. so, we'll have to see exactly what the prosecutors are thinking here in terms of charges. if there's charges filed at all. >> what about the website that he posted it overnight? and how could that possibly play, if it does go before a jury? >> i don't have a big problem with him raising money for a legal defense. everyone's entitled to a legal
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defense. and his position is, i don't have enough money because this is going to be a very expensive defense. i don't have a problem with that. even if there's no criminal charges filed, he's going to get sued in civil charges. he's going to need lawyers, regardless. >> thank you. in the meantime, let's turn to josh elliott with the other top stories develop right now. good morning, josh. >> good morning, robin. we're going to begin with breaking news that the world is watching this morning from the crisis in syria. a u.n. cease-fire deadline has just passed. but the syrian government is ignoring it, launching new attacks on civilians as it tries to crush the pro-democracy uprising. violence has spread into lebanon and turkey, amid new reports of mass killings. we're hearing the panicked emergency calls seconds after the fiery jet crash in virginia beach on friday. david kerley brings us the tapes and the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: the drama of an f-18 crashing into an apartment complex. >> the apartment building is
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destroyed. >> reporter: punctuated by the newly-released 911 calls. >> i see the smoke and stuff right now, sir. >> the pilot did bail out. i saw it. but it hit the apartment complex. >> reporter: and listen to the first responders. >> find the pilots. supposedly there were two chutes. so, if you coordinate with police, try to find the pilots and get them treated. >> reporter: all of a sudden, the pilots start showing up, in residents' backyards. >> the pilot's on your patio? >> yes. and nobody's here. >> reporter: this morning, those two pilots are out of the hospital. and injuries to five civilians were minor. remarkably, considering nearly 50 apartments were destroyed, no one was killed. now, investigators are poring over the crash site, recovering the black box, removing the wings and parts of the fuselage. but the two engines under the iconic detail of the hornet will remain, until specialists can take a look, trying to figure
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out why this jet fell out of the sky. for "good morning america," david kerley, abc news, washington. >> thank you, david. two men accused in a shooting rampage that terrorized the black community in tulsa, oklahoma, have now reportedly confessed. jake england and alvin watts could face charges of first-degree murder. england may have been seeking revenge for the fatal shooting of his father by a black man. the next time you lose your phone, it may be a lot easier to get it back. the major cell phone carriers have agreed to team up to create a database that will assign one i.d. number to every phone. the idea, to make it easier to track down thieves and get your phone when and if it's stolen. at florida, a day at the beach turned into this dolphin rescue operation. a dolphin got stuck on a sand bar. the family, wasting no time. the father and daughter pulling the 300-pound creature back to the sea. they saved a nearby baby dolphin, as well.
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and an new jersey inventor may have come up with the world's most annoying alarm clock. if you can't get out of bed this morning, this is for all of us, meet thy nemesis. the only way to make that ringing stop, is to have someone in a control room pushing the button, or get out of bed, and go into another room and punch the date into a key pad. and forget about unplugging the clock. if you do, a battery takes over. essentially, you're sentencing yourself to your own alarm clock. and i am having nightmares right now. >> you're supposed to remember the date the first thing in the morning. >> that's a good point. make it stop. >> make the madness stop. >> i would say 3:00, ali would smash it. >> she would find a way. we're going to turn to our abc news/"washington post" poll showing president obama back on top of the presidential race, with a seven-point lead over republican front-runner mitt romney.
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this comes on new signs that the republican race is on its last legs. and john berman is here to dig into the numbers for the "your voice, your vote." the race is new so far. but you can call it the men are from mars, women are from venus race. it's being defined on the huge difference between men and women how they see the race. >> reporter: it's a gender gap. and it's a big one right now. president obama leads by 19 points in women. he trails among men by eight points. there is something interesting going on right here. americans seem to be saying they simply like the president more right now. on the question of who seems to be more friendly and likable, the president has a whopping 38-point lead over mitt romney. 38 points. on the questions of who is more inspiring, a 26-point lead. this could be the lingering effect for the long and somewhat bruising primary campaign for mitt romney. >> almost certainly is. and the romney campaign knows they have to go into image rehab now. >> they've only begun to introduce mitt romney to the
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american people right now. expect to see a friendly, softer, smileyer mitt romney. and see more ann romney. you have to look at the video released by the romney campaign this week. listen to what ann romney says about raising her five sons and her husband. >> i hate to say it. but often, i had more than five sons. i had six sons. and he would be as mischievous and as naughty as the other boys. >> we're going to be seeing a lot more of ann romney. there's some good news for mitt romney in this poll. the biggest issue, far and away, the economy. he has some advantages there. >> very competitive against the president on who may best is able to handle the economy right now. he enjoys a four-point edge. a statistical tie. but better there. on the deficit, he enjoys a 13-point edge. 64% of americans still say the country is on the wrong track. what you'll hear from the romney team is that the president is out of touch right now, with the
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people who are suffering. >> they're going to say he's over his head. john berman, thank you very much. to a possible danger at the dentist's office. a frightening study out of yale connects the x-rays you have at the dentist, with brain tumors. dr. richard besser is here with more. when people first heard this, it came out overnight, they're scratching their head a little bit. what's the headline here? >> this sounds very scary. you're going to hear a lot about this today. i want to explain it. they looked at more than 1,400 people, that had 1 type of brain tumor. and they asked them to remember x-rays they've had. dental x-rays over the course of their life. those with the tumors were twice as likely remembering having a bitewing x-ray. and five-times more likely to have a panorex film, where it goes around your face, before age 10. the problem is, it came down to memory. they didn't check medical
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records. i don't know about you, but i don't remember what x-rays i had when i was a child. if i had a brain tumor, i would be sitting and thinking and trying to remember that. i think the big headline is what we were talking about on all our shows last week, too many tests. we're getting too many dental x-rays. >> it's good to hear from you, rich. knowing it wasn't medical records, but someone's memory. i know you have been talking a long time about the number of tests that you get. >> yes. >> if you have a dentist appointment, do you question them about the number of x-rays you have? >> i think you do. even the american dental association says you should not be getting x-rays at a preset interval. if you're a child and not having problems, every one to two years. if you're an adult with no problems, every two to three years. there's simple questions you can ask. when you go in to see your dentist, do i need this test? you know? is there another way to get the information? can you get it from my old films? and what are you going to do that's different? if you do that, the american dental association says we can
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cut in half the number of dental x-rays we have, without problems of our care. >> ask those questions. >> exactly. >> rich, thanks so much. good news, now, robin. get ready to meet a seventh grade hero. when his school bus driver had a heart attack behind the wheel, jeremy wuitschick jumped into action. and he may have been inspired by the book he was reading. >> reporter: call him the seventh grade's newest superhero. watch, as jeremy wuitschick stops a speeding bus in a single bound. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: wuitschick's bus driver appeared to be having a heart attack. >> take the key out of the ignition. >> it looked like he was having a seizure or was choking. i was reading a book about these superheroes. and this guy was in a bus. and he was talking on a
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walkie-talkie. and the guy told him to turn the ignition off. >> reporter: with the help of the other boy, wuitschick steers the bus off the road, as other terrified students call for help. >> somebody call 911. >> i was just acting on instinct. it was happening really quickly. >> reporter: that's when you see jeremy start pounding on the driver's chest. >> i don't know cpr. >> my bus driver, he just, like, passed out. and we're right in front of the school. >> reporter: school administrator john mccrossin, was driving around when he saw the bus veer on to the curve. he raced on to the bus, performing cpr. reviving the driver. >> is he breathing? >> there you go. >> i am incredibly proud of jeremy. i always have been. especially so today. >> reporter: while wuitschick and his fellow students don't call themselves heroes, this morning it's obvious they did something pretty super. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles.
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>> we'll call them heroes. >> uh-huh. >> they did a great job. >> they did. how about weather, sam? >> that's an awesome story. let's get to the boards. we'll show you what's happening with the strong thunderstorms. we have two pockets of storms in texas. it's not likely we'll see the large hail we saw yesterday. but hail and strong winds out of this. these storms could kick up 80-mile-per-hour wind gusts. down come colder temperatures. if you feel chilly, boston. these daytime temperatures will start to come back up because this is a cool pocket of air you have to deal with for a couple of days. fifth >> bright sunshine
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overhead. the nation's capitol. this was about 45 minutes ago. mostly sunny today. temperatures are on the down swing. 46 in the district. only 37 degrees to starter day in frederick. tempers in the mid 50's. -- temperatures in the mid >> all of america's weather, and it's a wet one on the west coast, when we come back in a minute. robin and george? >> all right, sam. coming up on "gma," stalking alec baldwin. the woman going to bizarre
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> i am cynne simpson with a
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local news update for you. there is going to be two key dulles road today. the panel is also expected to the newa names for metro station. we are also about to learn more make millions of in maryland. a state lottery officials will conference in about a half-hour. they say someone came forward claim a share of but wishes to remain anonymous. in anll be more coming up in-depth report. k check on get a quic telling the whole world about morning.ic this you will want to hear it. we're going to take you to a couple of pictures so you know to plan. all about you. look at that sunshine. lanes are open here.
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northbound on the beltway up to 66. gorgeous out there. adam caskey. keep in mind, we have a red warning in a fact today noon to 9:00 p.m.. something to keep in mind. be cautious. a bit cooler west of the metro. mid-50s northwest of the metro. warmer farther south of town. cynne? thank you, adam.
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bad win bombshell. the woman accused of stalking alec baldwin. you see her there. she was in court on monday, on charges of harassing the actor. they aren't strangers. they met years ago on a movie set. >> very soon. >> almost knocked the water over. >> you did. >> got so excited about that story. >> he can't wait to talk about it. and a crazy scene caught on camera. that teenager, blown away by a huge blast from a nearby jet. she's okay. but so many people -- why do they hang so tough close to the runway like that? >> crazy. >> they're not all there.
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big night on "dancing with the stars" last night. melissa gilbert and maks, they did a good job last night. the judges seemed to like what they did in the paso doble. but after the dance, she ended up in the hospital. may have a concussion. we'll have all of the latest from "dancing with the stars." >> we'll talk about that next half hour. but let's go to alec baldwin and his alleged stalker. the target of a 40-year-old woman he met years ago on set. hounding him at his home, blitzing him with e-mails and text messages. cecilia vega. >> reporter: this is an odd one. the woman's attorney says there's no threat here. but a judge has issued a protection order for baldwin. and the alleged stalker is ordered to stay away. she's no longer to text, call or e-mail. striking andlonde. the 40-year-old hardly fits the
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profile of the celebrity stalker. the one-time actress is accused of stalking alec baldwin. sending him dozens of e-mails. trying to confront him three times in two weeks. scaring the actor so much, he called police and had her arrested. >> celebrities are just like everyone else. when they're being stalked, they're very fearful. nair afraid for themselves. they're afraid for their families. they're afraid for the people around them. >> reporter: the two met a decade ago, on the set of "the adventures of pluto nash." baldwin had a cameo role. the court records show their relationship extended beyond the set. they had dinner in 2010. after that, baldwin received a series of text messages, each one seeming to get more bizarre and threatening. saying she wanted to borrow money, to wanting to have his baby. then, on march 31st, court
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records say she showed up at baldwin's home in the hamp tobs in new york. that was the same weekend he proposed to his girlfriend, hilaria thomas. and she sent this e-mail to baldwin. i need to start my new life with my new name. then, another. i'm less than ten minutes away from you tonight. say i do to me. the next day, she's accused of following baldwin to new york's lincoln center. she reportedly had to be removed by security. on april 7th, more e-mails. i'm excited about creating genevieve baldwin. there's crucial things i need here and today. i need to see you now. and just this sunday, she is accused of showing up at baldwin's manhattan apartment building and trying to get in. that's when she was arrested. and her lawyer insisted the pair had a mutual relationship with communication going both ways.
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we're not hearing from baldwin's camp. the spokesman says that stalking is a serious issue and the case is being handled by new york police. >> it is serious. for more now, we're joined by psychiatrist, dr. janet taylor, and our legal analyst, dan abrams is back. on the surface, she doesn't seem like a typical stalker. i don't know what they mean by that. >> i don't, either. she is your typical stalker. she definitely fits the profile of a stalker. >> sometimes people think, i think more men than women, perhaps. >> there's no question that men will stalk women more often than women do. but in terms of a profile of a female stalker, she fits it perfectly. >> in 2002, they were said to have worked together at some point. that was ten years ago. it's not unusual for it to resurface so many years later. >> right. and the other aspect of stalkers is there's an underlying of mental disorder. maybe she elevated that.
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built it up. and in 2010, reenforced whatever delusions she had about the relationship was. >> and the delusions may be set off by he recently got engaged. >> right. you're not taking my man from me. and she needs a psychological evaluation. clearly, there is something that's not right with her. >> there is something that is not right right there. and the charges she could be facing. i know she has asked for money and for other things. for a job. >> harassment and stalking charges. and the harassment charges, more related to her intent. trying to instill a sense of fear in him. the stalking charge is more related to how a reasonable person would respond to what she has done. so, remember, the reason they have these two kinds of laws in the case when they don't believe someone intended to do it but should have known that the
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results would be to instill fear in the person, that it's still a crime. >> and whether or not they had a relationship of any sort is a dispute object that. and they did work together. >> and they went to dinner together in 2010. >> still. >> doesn't matter in terms of the legal situation. just because you knew someone and had dinner with someone, does not entitle you to stalk someone. and in fact, i'm sure the doctor will tell us, in a lot of these cases they are people who know people. they're exs, that were involved. >> some context. and the fact that her behavior has escalated and is not normal. when you've had contact, in most cases it's sexual contact. just because she's a female and he's a male, doesn't mean we can poo-poo it and say he's safe. he's at risk until proven otherwise. >> and we don't know if there was sexual relations. >> she is out. and you are saying she is possibly a threat. >> because they've had contact
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and because her behavior has escalated, she needs to be taken seriously. when you have a stalker, someone who harasses you, it's really acting like it's retribution or revenge. take it seriously. >> take more time with that. what are some of the warning signs? what should people do? it doesn't just happen to celebrities. you know this, dr. taylor, in all walks of life. >> if you feel threatened and harassed, get the police involved. if someone threatens to harm you in any way, especially if you're a woman and a man is stalking you, you need to be safe. tell people, and write it down. >> there's been an increase in stalking laws throughout the country because authorities are taking this really seriously now. there used to be loopholes where they would say, we can't figure out what the crime is here, if there was no intent. now, they've established these laws around the country. it started in hollywood. but it's moved beyond hollywood. and you're seeing the
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recognition. this is serious stuff. >> and people feel they know others because of twitter and the internet. and they feel they have a connection sometimes with people. >> they do. and the reality is, there are people that have underlying mental illness. and most stalkers, if women have an underlying illness, it alters their sense of reality. they may feel they're getting personal messages and feel they have been slighted. >> hopefully she will get the help she obviously needs. let's get back over to sam. >> we're going to start with what is a two-day outlook for rainfall in the west coast. this slides into northern california and then drops south. in the l.a. area, maybe 2:00 tomorrow morning, maybe 2:00 wednesday morning, before you start to see the rain move in. but it is a wet time period on the west coast. and cooler air drops into the deep south. atlanta, maybe the first time your normal temperature is 71 degrees. this may be the first time you've been below normal. and florida's first coast forecast. look at 70 degrees by thursday.
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you're dropping from today's 84 degrees. raleigh, you're dropping into the 60s, as well. that's a look at the cold blast that goes well into the south with this. 39 in frederick. today, windy. low 50' >> and all of america's weather was brought to you by purina benful. robin? caught on camera, the teenager who took off before the plane did. thankfully she's okay. but why do so many keep heading right to the runway? come on back. ♪ [ acoustic guitar: slow ] [ sighs ] [ announcer ] all work and no play... will make brady miss his favorite part of the day. ♪ [ upbeat ] [ barking ]
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most people head to the caribbean for sun, make some snorkeling. but thrill-seekers hang out by the airport on st. martin for a chance to get blown away by a jet. and then capture it on tape. ryan owens reports, this extreme plane-spotting is dangerous. >> reporter: when the pilot of this jetblue plane waves good-bye, tourists just across the fence hold on. among them, a french teenager who is no match for the roaring engine. this youtube video shows her going airborne. her head slamming against the
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concrete. she's reportedly okay but has a deep gash in her head. this video is just the latest reminder of why these signs are posted at the end of the runway on the caribbean island of st. martin. >> we're ready to do it, baby. ha, ha. >> reporter: the jet blast from the massive engines can easily produce winds of 100 miles per hour. as we found out on a recent trip to the island. see the young gentlemen hanging on the fence? one of them has our camera strapped to his chest. no place in the world can you get this close to planes. thrill-seekers flock here to sunbathe in the shadow of a jumbo jet. even snorkels come to the surface for this show. near the end of the runway, the sunset bar and grill is packed. each morning they wright the flight schedule on a surfboard.
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and broadcast air traffic control, instead of music. as youtube videos like this prove, the main event isn't even the takeoff. we were there to see this 900,000-pound 747 pass just above our heads. >> best seat in the house. you'll never be able to do that in the u.s. >> reporter: records aren't kept about how many people have been injured here. but as this young woman found out, planes aren't the only thing that take off on this island. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, st. martin. >> oh. >> not fun. sam? >> nope. >> every time i have gone by there, i have thought, i want to do that. i just -- every time. i want to do that. >> yep. >> it's one thing when the plane is landing. and you're sitting there at the bar. but to be there when it's taking off and hanging on for dear life? >> incredible. >> i grew up next to l.a.x. and it's about a few hundred
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here's "the play of the day." >> hang on. hang on. >> recall back there in segment six. you said you were something of a thrill-seeker. as a preface, that's fair. >> wow. >> let's meet a cat who really, really loves this box. the owner of maru, moves the box throughout the house. and maru has to get in it. over and over. >> come on, maru. >> over and over and over again. and what a "play of the day." >> do not let him bully you into this. >> there's a little prop.
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still to come here on "good morning america," which stars shone brightest? which could flicker out? carson kressley, cam matheson, critiquing last night's "dancing with the stars." >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> it is now 7:56 on this tuesday, april 10. good morning. i am cynne simpson. officials recommend that the agency board approved an unlimited 28-day pass. it would only be available on cards. a general assembly session ended without lawmakers approving the bill to expand. also approved a spending
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avoid a massive budget cuts. governor o'malley could call back. we will have more in a separate report. now we turn to the roads. >> recently have a slow road this morning. no accidents to report. off and on to the beltway. slow traffic. it looks like things are improving. 395 commutersand this morning. very slow at the baltimore washington parkway. now we go to whether with adam caskey. bright and sunny today, but when the. you have to deal with the wind
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again. 39 degrees at dulles airport. 46 at the district, 39 in frederick. western maryland, a locally run e beltway, up to 53 for the high. it to be in the 50's tomorrow
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[ cheers and applause ] all is right in the world on this happy tuesday. a happy crowd out here. >> big crowd. >> huge crowd. spring break time still. but inside last night, sherri shepherd making quite an impression on the ballroom floor, with her partner, val. sizzling. it was rock 'n' roll night. and other great dances. donald driver, the top of the leaderboard. when he took off the shirt like that, you knew. and we have our powerhouse dancing team with us.
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cameron mathison, live in the studio. and carson kressley. oh, no. he's loose in las vegas. he will weigh in, on last night's -- wow. >> he hasn't been to bed yet. >> cam is here, doing "pop news," in for lara today. >> thanks for having me. we should say lara is in los angeles because she had a book party last night. "i break for yard sales." >> coming up thursday. alecia silverstone, had controversy kick up when she was feeding her son like a momma bird. she is fighting back. saying she is not clueless. >> i get it. and finally, relief for so many that suffer from migraines. the routine plastic surgery procedure that could be the newest way to break free of the
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pain. we have brandy and monica here live. >> quite a soundcheck. >> having them back together. we have to get news first. josh elliott. >> and, sam, we'll be with you in moments. we're going to begin with wild weather, hitting the plains and the northeast. as sam as been reporting two tornadoes touched down in western oklahoma. that storm brought hail the size of grapefruit in some areas. no serious injuries have been reported at this hour. in the northeast, heavy winds, dry conditions are fueling that extraordinarily large wildfires, forcing evacuations. even near new york city. at least two homes have been destroyed in the blazes. major developments in the trayvon martin shooting case. neighborhood watch leader, george zimmerman, could be charged as early as today. he's created a website, appealing for donations to help pay for his defense. and police say shots were fired into an empty police car in the
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gated community where trayvon martin died. and the health care law could cost more than previously expected. it found that the law could add some $340 billion to the federal deficit over the next decade. the white house dismisses the study, however, calling it, and i do quote, new math, end quote. there's good news for the president in our abc news/"washington post" poll out today. it finds him leading mitt romney by seven points by registered voters nationwide. he leads romney by 19 points among women. and the family of missing california teen sierra lamar is offering a reward for her safe return. she vanished three weeks ago while walking to the bus stop. police found her phone and bag in a field. they're treating the case as an abduction. new reports on chemicals found in nail and beauty salons. several products advertised being free of a toxic trio of chemicals have high levels of
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chemicals that could cause birth defects or asthma. women working in nail salons could be at danger, being repeatedly exposed to them. and pretty soon robots will be doing everything, even the weather. the japanese are showing off this new robot that apparently washes your hair at the salon. it will give a new meaning to hair done day. it senses the shape of your head. and 24 electric fingers giving you, what i'm told is the ultimate massage. you don't have to tip it. and sometimes, there are no words. not one. >> cam said it should be -- wow. >> the robotic hand washer. >> that's the answer. best stuff every day. >> exactly. let's give a proper
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introduction, cameron mathison, in for lara spencer. and the "pop news heat index." beyonce proves that she runs the world. showing off her incredible post-baby body on the beach in st. barts with jay-z. and baby blue ivy. she gave birth just three months ago. she is not hiding her curves. she looks relaxed on a recent vacation with the family. looks like one couple still crazy in love. and that's what life looks like when you're beyonce and jay-z. >> crazy in love. what was the first? >> i got a couple in there, right? bring back memories from last week, robin? >> oh, yeah. >> hanging out. >> st. barts and key west. take a look at what prince harry is sinking his teeth into. the prince was caught on camera with his arms full of junk food.
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on his way back from the airport. i had to break the story. harry picked up a fast food feast of soda, chips and more on a trip to romania with some of his pals. snacks, fit for a prince. i'm eating like royalty. you know what i mean? >> marking them all down. you're on a roll, cam. >> my first time here. are you ready? for a little satisfaction? >> i'll get my seat belt. >> get the seat belt on. here we go. the rolling stones are heading back in the studio. it's true. ronnie wood, the band's guitarist says the stones plan to get together later this month. and it's timely. this year marks the rockers' 50th. one more time, in case it wasn't clear. 50th anniversary. they won't celebrate the milestone year. but they're training for when they do, adding that it's like works out for the olympics or
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something. >> or something. >> or something. when you're in your 70s, going to record a song, feels like you're training for the olympics? >> bring us home, cam. and lastly, the lion isn't sleeping tonight. >> i see what you did there. >> you like that? the show now holds the crown as the king of the broadway jungle. the musical, the highest-grossing show of all-time, roaring past "the phantom of the opera." it was easter weekend that helped "lion king," surge past "phantom," making over $2 million at the box office. congratulations to "the lion king," across the street. i made my second cameo in "the newsies." last night. >> we do have tape of it? >> it was shot last night. i'll be back. >> from "newsies" to news.
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>> with mary poppins background. i would say we had focus. >> thanks, cam. >> nice job. >> appreciate you pinch hitting here. >> absolutely. i love this. >> we'll talk "dancing with the stars" with you in a bit. let's get outside. sam is out there with the people. sam? >> live in times square. good morning, everyone. young sir, what's your name? >> ethan. >> ethan. and who is this? >> lisa. >> ethan. your dad is some place you can't tell us. where is he? >> he's in akutan, alaska, for six months. >> and the weather's been bad there, right? >> yeah. >> and he watches the show? >> yes. >> tell him hi. >> hi. >> good job. thank you for bringing the sign in. one or two things we want to show you. how about freeze warnings out. about 16 states out now have freezing temperatures. it's been so warm early in the year. we have to tell you when the
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temperatures dip below freezing because they'll damage plants. it's very dry air. we have high fire danger in a lot of places around the country during the day today. here's where the strong to severe storms will kick up. there's two dots where the storms are going to be strongest. and by tomorrow bright sunshine all across the board right now. here from our camera. he could actually see it move right there, just barely off in the distance. 42 degrees. elsewhere, generally warmer. 50 in the district. only 37 in manassas. still a few cool spots. around the beltway, 63, a >> there is so much more on
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because brandy and monica are coming up later. >> absolutely. we were debating when that was done. >> that was a while ago. that brings back memories. >> you were happy about that. we need to move to alicia silverstone right now. she is taking on the critics who are grossed out by what you see right there. prechewing her son's food, feeding him like a momma bird. now, linsey davis is here to talk about what silverstone had to say about it. >> reporter: something about this story leaves a bad taste in your mouth. >> oh. >> reporter: there's more where that came from. some were grossed out by the notion of prechewing food. but the star isn't backing down from the practice known as premastication. she is defined, despite some very public, shall we say, tongue-lashing?
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for many, this video of actress alicia silverstone previewing her 11-month-old's food was simply too hard to swallow. but now, for the first time, silverstone is addressing those who have chewed her out over this parents controversy. reportedly telling an audience at a screening for her new film, people have been feeding their kid that way for thousands of years. it's a weaning process. i think it's adorable. the video, which silverstone posted on her blog, showed her mouth-feeding a bowl of soup to her 11-month-old son, bear. i fed bear from my mouth to his. he literally crawls across the room to attack my mouth when i'm eating. but the video had thousands of parents crying gross. the centers for disease control warns that prechewing food can spread diseases, strep, and even tooth decay.
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>> just because it was done in the past, doesn't mean it's the best to do now. >> reporter: jimmy kimmel coined a new word, telling parents to silverstone their kids. >> i asked parents to serve their children prechewed food, and upload those videos to youtube, with the title, hey, jimmy kimmel, i silverstoned my kid. >> can you chew it up and spit it back out on your plate. >> ew. >> reporter: silverstone stands by her actions. reportedly telling her film audience this weekend, i wasn't trying to be independent or cause such a ruckus. i'm very glad that i did it. silverstone apparently told the crowd she's even heard from supporters. every time my husband goes to the ymca, some guy comes over and says, that's how we do it in the south. i wasn't trying to tell anybody what to do. this practice of prechewing food is common place in some cultures. and momma birds do it all the time.
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silverstone says this is something she likes to do. it's not like she's trying to shove it down anyone's throat. >> wow. well, linsey, i'm so glad to see how much you've grown. >> reporter: yes. >> thanks a lot. let's get to robin. >> all right. it was rock week on "dancing with the stars" last night. and things did get a little rocky for melissa gilbert and maks. she was rushed to the hospital after the broadcast. did you hear about that? a lot of drama on the dance floor. we're going to talk about it all, with carson and c cameron a moment. but first, cam will look back for us. >> reporter: the competition caught fire as the stars channeled their inner rocker. a week four to remember. former child star, melissa gilbert, raced to the hospital, after dancing her paso doble. >> she injured herself. as a precaution, she went to the hospital to get checked out. >> reporter: hours later, she
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tweeted. i'm all right. mild concussion and whiplash. on the dance floor, there was a little whiplash, too. donald driver brought the gun show, strutting to the top of the leaderboard for the first time. >> muscular. masculine. magnificent. >> reporter: back in second place, disney star roshon fegan wowed the judges with his viennese waltz. >> good job. >> reporter: tv host maria menounos powered through a foot fracture, to deliver a fiery tango. the reigning queen of the leaderboard, katherine jenkins fell to fourth. given mcgraw had his best performance yet. william levy's jive disappointed the judges. >> you cannot be complacent.
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>> reporter: at the bottom of the leaderboard, sherri and gladys' tangos left the judges wanting more. >> not your best dance. but not your worst. >> reporter: leaving many to wonder who will go home tonight. and two of our favorite "dancing with the stars" alums are here. carson kressley, from las vegas this morning. and cameron mathison is here in new york. what happens in vegas stays in vegas. good thing that's the case with you, carson. what did you think about rock week last night? >> you know, those theme weeks are kind of hard because it sounds like a good idea. and then, you hear, like, the live version of "bohemian rhapsody," and you think, that's hard to dance to. >> i have to agree with you. i thought everyone overall did a really good job in pulling it off. at the top of the leaderboard, donald driver. no one should ever take off their shirt again after seeing him. wow. >> i'll let you william levy
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is -- he has been fantastic. he's been in my top three since i saw his first rehearsal. i have to ask you guys. do you think that the tongue -- he sticks out his tongue so much. do you think that's distracting? >> that's what he -- >> he does it every week. >> oh. >> it's getting -- i think it's almost too much. >> what do you think, carson? >> carson, what are you thinking about the tongue? >> i think it's charming. i love it. >> you think the tongue's charming? >> now, i'm starting to sound like bruno. >> easy, everybody. how about melissa gilbert last night? we heard that she was rushed to the hospital with a concussion. it didn't happen during the performance. maks had a little slip. and he was really cool about owning up to it. but it looks like she's starting to relax a little bit. hopefully, carson, it's not too serious of an injury. >> yeah. i thought this was probably the best dance they've had all season long. you know, that's a really
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difficult dance. it was very dramatic. and melissa really acted it out. they looked the part. and maks had a little slip, not a big deal. i just thought it was their best effort so far. but this is the point in the competition when injuries start to happen because it's incredibly physically demanding. every week you never have a day off. you're dancing like crazy. i think this is the time of the season when you start to see the injuries starting to pop up. >> he was saying -- >> you -- >> it was week four, week five. and you see maria. >> yes. >> maria has the foot injury. and last week, the rib injury. >> how do you come back from that, though? overcome that, during the competition? >> the adrenaline of the show. carson can attest to that, too. you're in it. and something about the show just keeps you in it, gets the competitor aspect brewing. and you just power through it. and she's doing it. >> she is powering through it. she's been a sport about it, not
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using it as an excuse. you loved katherine jenkins. a lot of people have. slipped a little bit. didn't do as well on the leaderboard. what did you think of her performance last night, carson? >> she was a little out of her element. she is very refined, welsh beauty. and very proper. i think it was hard for her, you know, to get into this kind of rock 'n' roll spirit. i think she's very good. and i think each week, you know, some people are great at certain types of dances or great with certain songs. and i think this was an off week for her. but you can't count her out. >> i'm going on a limb here. and i completely disagree. i felt like she got into character. and she nailed it. i know i'm a katherine fan here. but i thought she looked fantastic. and i know they didn't get the greatest scores. but as far as getting in the paso doble character, i thought it was really good. >> it's two schools of thoughts here.
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we have 20 seconds left, you two. who goes home tonight, carson? >> oh. carson, you go first. >> oh, this has been the best season ever, as far as the amount of dancing talent on the show. i think it's probably, maybe going to be jaleel or gladys. they're both really great. i love gladys, she's so classy and brings a great element to the show. and she's been looking amazing. >> she has. >> but i think it will be one of those two. >> look. we're running out of time. i can't answer. >> you are going -- we know. okay. we'll find out tonight. >> we'll find out tonight. >> i'm going to let you off the hook. talking about "dancing with the stars," at 9:00, 8:00 central. >> all right, robin. now, to a surprising health story we read about in "the wall street journal." millions of americans suffer from migraines. some are getting relief in a very unusual way. they're getting plastic surgery. not to look better, but to feel better. abc's juju chang has one mom's story.
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>> reporter: 39-year-old mary claire buckley is a loving mother of four. >> when the sun woke them up -- >> reporter: but up until a year ago, a debilitating condition left her caring for her four boys from her bed. >> i couldn't be the mother i wanted to be with the migraines. >> reporter: it's a condition that affects some 36 million people in the united states. three-times as many women as men, suffer from migraines. >> i've gone on my grain diets. i've done -- i've gone through physical therapy. i went to a chiropractor. i've taken every new drug when it comes out. >> reporter: and nothing worked. but you may be surprised to hear what did. plastic surgery. a brow and forehead lift, to be exact. >> before we operated on her, we did treat her on botox. and she did report significant improvement. all this together made her an
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ideal candidate for migraine surgery. >> reporter: it's called nerve decompression surgery. dr. jay austin believes that some migraines are caused by nerves in the forehead that are compressed. when these nerves are freed, headaches go away, permanently. >> in many patients, the effects are lasting. >> reporter: in the operating room, dr. austin marks her, like this patient, to note where she feels the pain. the tissue he removes from her brows, that make her look younger, also provide easy access to the critical nerves that cause her crippling condition. now, four months after surgery, mariclaire's frown lines are gone. and so, too, are her headaches. >> my body has changed entirely since doing it. i'm able to go anywhere. go out. have fun. >> reporter: for "good morning america," juju chang, abc news, new york. >> thanks, juju. and we'll be back.
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and have you ever had a difficult roommate? >> oh, yeah. >> i think i may have been the difficult roommate. >> kristen ritter plays one. it's the most talked and tweeted about new comedies. it's called "don't trust the b in apartment 3." >> my mom said, robin. i'm going to talk to a.j. jacobs, right now. he's the author of "drop dead healthy." jacob doesn't do anything in a half-hearted way. you wrote this walking on a treadmill. we'll show that right here. there he is, tapping away while he's walking away. and you really do live your books. the first one, you read the entire encyclopedia britainica.
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>> and every single one. >> and every exercise food fad that works and what doesn't. let's talk about the exercise. we saw you on the treadmill. you also tried the caveman. >> that's right. i tried every exercise. i went to central park, like cavemen. and we moved boulders and carried logs. i tried stollercising. any type of exercise or diet. >> what's with the ropes? >> that's called battle ropes. you take very heavy ropes and go like that. you look ridiculous. but it works. >> and the one thing that really worked for you, i never heard this term before. i've heard what it's preferring to -- chewingism. >> there's a pro-chewing movement on the internet. and i recommend it. not like alicia silverstone. chew your own food. but little changes like that can have a huge impact.
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so, if you chew your food, you're going to eat more slowly, you eat less and you'll be skinny. >> you do that? >> i chew 15, 20 times per bite. >> what didn't work? i heard you didn't like the cleanses so much. >> i'm not a fan of cleanses or juice colonics. luckily, the science is on my side. there's little proof that there's little health benefits. >> tell us about the cucumber and good and plenty. >> sex is good for your health. i tried to improve my sex life. there's a limit because i have three, young kids. but i tried. there is a scientific study that says that the odor women find most arousing is a mixture of cucumber and good n plenty. i tried that.
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i'd did not work on my wife. there's better ways. >> i'll try a little bit. we have a couple more seconds. give us the vital stats. this worked for you after a year. >> absolutely. i went from 17% body fat to 7% body fat. i lost about 16 pounds. cholesterol went down. i walk all the time now. and my energy level has doubled. i feel like i'm on an espresso all the time. >> thanks very much. you're going to be on "nightline" tonight. let's go to sam with the weather. >> good things happen right here, george. not only on "nightline" but here on "good morning america." tell me your name. >> miranda. >> earlier this morning, you brought this sign out. it says go -- you read it. >> it says go with me to prom, anthony. >> and you were going to show it on "gma" and say, do you want to go? >> and what happened? >> you all called him. josh called him. and he said yes.
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>> oh. josh made that early-morning phone call. that's right. somebody's going to prom. let's get to the boards. we'll start with twitter pictures this morning. we'll show you great ones. all across the country, folks are sending us storm pictures, as well. we thought we would show the azaleas. here's the boards. we've got a rainmaker that comes clacks a 46 right now in winchester. a 50 degrees in downtown d.c.. a little cooler. cooler >> all that weather was brought to you by royal caribbean. happy birthday, by the way. back into robin. >> happy 16th. ted williams, a baseball great. military hero, making headlines
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for decades, including when he died. following his wishes, members of his family had his head frozen. now, a decade later, williams is back in the news. his daughter is selling parts of his memorabilia and speaking out for the first time, too. abc's john berman has that story for us. >> reporter: he may be the greatest hitter who ever lived. an american icon. but an american enigma. the family's selection of memorabilia could be worth millions. this ball alone, more than $200,000. >> it's signed by babe ruth, to my dad. he says, to my pal, ted williams, from babe ruth. the only autograph he's ever asked for. >> reporter: letters from presidents. military honors. fishing flies he tied himself. >> he couldn't touch anything without being excellent at it. >> reporter: such an iconic life. but such a tragic death.
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>> he wasn't a religious man. i can't apologize for that. he didn't believe in god. he believed in science. >> reporter: after his death in 2002, his body taken to arizona, alcor, a company that preserves bodies at 321 degrees below zero. someday, they believe medical science may be able to cure what killed them. >> we did this together because it made us feel like it had something of a hope. of a hope. that's all. a hope. every family has it. >> reporter: this is one of the first times his daughter has discussed the decision. are you comfortable with the decision you made? >> yes. absolutely. >> reporter: still, she bristles at the criticism. >> i'm protective of my family. >> reporter: ten years after his death, she is trying to move on. do you think this auction will help? >> i sure hope so. >> i know they do. and john berman and david hunt, president of hunt auctions that is holding the ted williams
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auction, both with us right now. this is so special, john. >> how much is that silver bat worth? >> from $100,000 to $200,000. .388 he batted. >> not just baseball items. i see some military logbooks here. >> you think of ted williams, great baseball player. but served in two world wars. world war ii and the korean war. and these are the flight logs he kept, during the crash in the korean war. >> and this auction, april 28th, at fenway park, the most important place on planet earth. >> john berman is the biggest red sox fan, in case you hadn't noticed. i like the jersey behind you, too. all the best with this. >> thank you. >> how much is the bat again? >> it's probably $100,000 to $200,000. that's not going to be the best thing. we'll see. >> wow. >> john is betting on it. >> i'm always thinking about you, john. coming up, don't trust in
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if you've been anywhere near a tv, billboard or on twitter, you know about the new show "don't trust the b in apartment 23." a new comedy starring krysten ritter. she's doing something very different, very funny. she joins us now. i want to show you the picture you tweeted. >> i'm so mortified. >> you're on top of us all right now, four stories high. when you see this and that. >> oh, god. >> at the crossroads of the world. what did you think when you first saw it? >> i may or may not have made a special trip to times square to see it. and i had to take a picture with it. it's not every day when you get to be on a billboard. i'm totally mortified that anybody knows i took a picture
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with myself and my billboard. >> happens. all the time with sam champion. you see the commercials. it's hard to get a true sense of a show. you play a con artist. tell us about it. >> i play a psychopath, conniving, con artist. in the pilot alone, i'm naked, i have a switchblade. i may or may not be getting a child drunk. i may or may not be selling drugs. and i may or may not be having sex on a birthday cake. >> then, we get to the first commercial break. i want to show a clip with a face you probably will recognize. >> you really don't feel bad at all? >> survival of the fittest, my friend. nobody gave me a break when i first moved to new york. she'll be happier in ohio or whatever. >> i remember when you moved here. your told me your name is simone and you sold me a condo. the owners were angry when they came back. >> james van der beek playing james van der beek. >> it's fun.
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i love working with him. he's tall and i get to wear high-heels. he's funny. he's making fun of himself. all of the dawson references. he's a really nice guy. and he's totally adorable still. i want to smooch him after every episode. >> what's the challenge of playing a strong character but something of an anti-hero? >> i think she's fabulous. and i try to put a positive spin on all of the nonsense she's getting into. that's really the only challenge, i guess, is just keeping her fun and likable. >> very empowered character. i want to mention this friday, a movie you wrote and starred in, called "life happens," is dropping. kate bosworth, rachel bilton. i saw a female's "swingers." tell us about that. >> it's about two girls that are young and fabulous and hell-bent on having it all. then, my character gets pregnant and throws a wrench in our plans. it's a coming of age and love story between two best friends.
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>> this is a big week. >> a really big week. it's exciting. i'm, like, dying. >> thanks for stopping by. it's "don't trust the b in apartment 23." tomorrow night, right here on abc. brandy and monica, together again, performing live.
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[ cheers and applause ] we love our spring concert series. and this morning, one of the most talked about reunions. it's been 14 years since their grammy award-winning single, "the boy is mine" heated up the charts. brandy and monica is joining together again. a hot, new duet. it's called "it all belongs to me." that's on monica's album, called "new life." brandy, i know you're working on
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new music, as well. please welcome brandy and monica to "good morning america." [ cheers and applause ] why did you make us wait so long? 14 years. come on. >> there is no good explanation. i can say, for us as women, we bonded on our own outside of the music industry, which was good for us because you never know what you'll be faced with when you put out songs. now, we can work together, travel together. talk about our kids together. and all this different stuff. >> those two little boys you have, are they here this morning? >> no. they are at school. they better not be playing hookie to see brandy on tv. >> the last song, which was just a megahit, about you guys fighting over a man. >> yes. >> this one is different, isn't it? >> it is. it's about us coming together as women and being there for each other. and you know, a difficult relationship that we're both in.
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thank god it's not true. >> amen. >> people try and make things that are not there. but you all are united. and you're going to continue to make some music together? >> absolutely. >> okay. well, we can't wait to hear it. they're singing the first duet in 14 years. i wish i could stay and sing it with them. "it all belongs to me." brandy and monica. [ cheers and applause ] >> how are you all doing in here? make some noise. ♪ loving you is hard i feel like i'm ♪ ♪ about to hurt myself and i don't want to do it, baby ♪ ♪ loving you so hard and the way you act ♪ ♪ ain't been no help no, no, no, sugar ♪ ♪ i know you're mad
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you take them both ♪ ♪ it's yours leave them bags on the floor ♪ ♪ that belongs to me those clothes ♪ ♪ those cars those rings ♪ ♪ so logoff your facebook it all belongs to me ♪ ♪ all you do is talk never knew you to do ♪ ♪ nothing else you ain't good for nothing, baby ♪ ♪ it's like you got no heart cold as ice ♪ ♪ and nothing can make you melt ♪ ♪ no, no, baby you must be blind and dumb ♪ ♪ you must be tripping you must be crazy ♪
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♪ to think that i'm going to let you off that easy ♪ ♪ i know you're mad can't take no more ♪ ♪ but put that back that ain't yours ♪ ♪ have a fit slam the door ♪ ♪ but leave them bags on the floor ♪ ♪ that belongs to me those cars ♪ ♪ those rings and the macbook ♪ ♪ that belongs to me logoff your facebook ♪ ♪ it all belongs to me ♪ ♪ ain't nothing leaving this house ♪ ♪ unless it's over my dead body, baby ♪ ♪ so pack up all the things you came with ♪ ♪ 'cause loving you
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is yesterday pray ♪ ♪ i know you're mad can't take no more ♪ ♪ put that back it ain't yours ♪ ♪ have a fit slam the door ♪ ♪ but leave them bags on the floor ♪ ♪ that stuff belongs to me ♪ ♪ those clothes those cars ♪ ♪ those rings ♪ and the macbook that stuff ♪ ♪ belongs to me logoff your facebook ♪ ♪ it all belongs to me >> yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. we love gardening...
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of the way, you know it's on now. you move the mic stand out. >> turn it up, when you move the mic stand. >> brandy and monica, great to have you. "your new life" out today. >> today. >> we have new music, we're going to be hearing soon. glad to have you back today. >> thank you. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update.
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>> and good morning. is now 8:56. am cynne simpson. details about who in maryland really did win that millions of jackpot. lottery officials announced are three winners who wish to remain anonymous. the man and two women work in the public-school system. working. to keep on they pulled their money and bought 60 tickets at three separate locations. walmart not opening anytime soon in the district. officials say the the planned stores will until the end of next year. they're getting resistance from neighborhood activists and opponents. now a look at traffic. s been tough this morning, both unsettling down, a new york avenue has been taken care of. 108 is now open. georgia avenue has it open. we will take you live to a new
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issue. is 29 maryland itself. blocking the right side -- a crash blocking the right side. next we will take you to of 395 traffic. what is alive and the weather front? bright sunshine. today, but windy. we will have it again today, tomorrow, leading on into thursday. a little cooler, as well. 50 degrees in the district. 47 in martinsburg. tomorrow, down in the 50's across the board. >> all right. thank you so much. thank you for joining us as
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