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the one tough enough to stop trump. >> reporter: making the case she's more electable than bernie sanders, keeping an eye on the republican bogeyman down the road. on that issue, a new poll showed today that on a whole host of issues, americans think hillary clinton would do a better job than donald trump, including the issue of making america great. steve: that's branding. that's someone else's branding. thank you. >> bernie sanders took his campaign upstate today. the vermont senator holding a town hall and rally in binghamton where he spoke about the differences between him and hillary clinton. >> secretary clinton has chosen another path in terms of raising money. she has several super pacs, the largest in the last filing report, indicated they had raised $25 million from special interests, 15 million from wall street.
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stops in rochester and syracuse tomorrow. dari: oops, two of donald trump's biggest supporters won't vote for him in next week's new york primary. ivanka and eric are not eligible to vote. trump admitted his kids missed the deadline to register with the political party before the primary. this is a close primary in new york state. earlier today, the gop candidate explained what happened on fox news channel. >> he had a long time register and they were unaware of the rules and they didn't register in time. so they feel very, very guilty. they feel very guilty. it's fine. i understand that. dari: state records show trump's eldest son, donald, jr., is a registered republican and his youngest daughter tiffany is registered as a republican in philadelphia. steve: ohio governor john kasich campaigning in upstate new york in troy this afternoon. he heads to saratoga springs tonight. in albany he made it clear that
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competitive if we're going to get the unemployed back to work. >> we're not doing the best job we could be doing in arming our young people with the skills they need. steve: statewide polls give donald trump a huge advantage of kasich and ted cruz see a big opportunity to sway voters in upstate counties, hoping to steal delegates from trump. dari: heidi cruz stumping for her husband on long island today in mineola and bellmore. she has frequently attended rallies with her husband throughout the campaign. she is very well known for new york. she is an investment banker at goldman sachs. her husband is campaigning in california. ted cruz has rallied in san diego and irvine. the campaign has its sights set on the huge 172 delegates, which it hopes will prevent donald trump from getting the number he needs before the convention. california's primary is june 7th. for the latest updates on the
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fox5ny.com. steve: mayor de blasio speaking out about a pair of corruption scandals. lisa evers caught up with the mayor in the bronx with more on what he had to say. >> i'm happy to take questions today, but i'm not going to be speaking about this after today. i've answered a number of questions. i'll answer more and leave it there. >> reporter: after an update on homelessness, mayor de blasio took questions on what reportedly is a growing corruption scandal centered on two brooklyn really estate powerbrokers. >> i met them around the time of the general election. had not known them previously. have spent very little time with them in the scheme of things and year. >> reporter: last week, commissioner william bratton took action against four high ranking commanders after being told by the fbi they were under
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trading favors for gifts and cash from the same two businessmen who allegedly traded favors with former chief of department philip banks. de blasio divn enies giving the two special treatment. >> i know of no favorable action they got. >> reporter: the mayor says he has not been contacted by anyone from the u.s. attorney's office and hasn't seen any need to retain an attorney. he insists he's adhered to the highest standard of integrity and right now any investigation involving him is theoretical. >> we'll wait to see what comes of the investigation before making our final judgments. >> reporter: a spokesperson for the u.s. attorney declined to comment. lisa evers, fox 5 news. dari: goldman sachs is paying up for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. it has agreed to a $5 billion settlement with the justice department over the sale of risky mortgages, including 1.8 billion in relief to homeowners.
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into the shoddy sale of mortgages before the housing bubble and economic meltdown eight years ago. steve: quite a mess in midtown following a water main break which sent a huge plume of steam into the air. look at that. it happened around 9:30 this morning. the good news, no one was hurt. the street will remain closed until they patch it up. dari: people are stuck in their apartments. >> officials are newark are calling for new legislation to test the drinking water in schools across the country. steve: that after excessive amounts of lead were found in dozens of schools there. liz dahlem in newark with the details. >> reporter: the sinks and drinking fountains at fast track academy high school have been shut off since last month. >> they say do not drink water. >> reporter: schools turned the water off at 30 facilities after elevated levels of lead were found. school officials tell me bottles of water are being delivered every few days, depending on student consumption. >> what happens if you need a drink?
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or they say bring your own. >> reporter: newark politicians vowed to fix the probable. donald payne, jr., introduced legislation to require lead testing for schools across the country. >> it amends the safe drinking water act to require states to help schools test for lead in drinking water. if the state receives funding from the drinking water state revolving fund, they would be compelled to test their water. >> reporter: the problem in newark has been and will continue to be costly. the mayor says the city needs help. >> we have been trying to go to the state legislature and create a means to get this abated either through the 10 cent deposit fee or the discussion is now around plastic bag fee. we're trying to be creative to find opportunities to abate this issue and we need money for
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>> reporter: parents just want it fixed. >> it doesn't make any sense. i don't understand why it's going on. >> reporter: there's no telling if and when the bill will be taken up in congress. here in newark, the mayor says it will cost millions and take years to permanently fix this problem. from newark, liz dahlem, fox 5 news. steve: if you're having trouble finding a citi bike recently, you're not alone. dari: what's being done to make sure that you're not left without wheels when you need to take that spin. >> he was right about the breeze. steve: did you see this? jordan spieth's meltdown at the masters. we'll put it in context
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dari: with the temps warming up, it was like 30 all weekend, and today we got lucky. some say it's becoming harder and harder to find a citi bike. steve: people want to bike to work. kerry drew headed to one location to see what the deal is. >> reporter: here at the citi bike location, there is not a single citi bike available to ride. people who live in the neighborhood say that's the case on most days. that got us wondering. where are all the bikes?
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morning at this time, there's bubkus. >> if you wanted to pick up a cy bike, you're out of luck. >> it's impossible. >> on columbus and 72nd, there's 50 and none here. >> lately they were repairing some. they sent out a notice saying some of the locations would be emptier. this tends to be the most empty. >> reporter: fox 5 found the same problem at other stations on three consecutive mornings last week. our cameras captured footage of almost empty citi bike stations on the upper east and west sides. this as the cost of citi bike membership increased from 149 a year to $155 a year. riders are venting on social media, documenting the lack of bikes by taking pictures and telling stories. we didn't have to go far to find our own complaints. >> this is a popular spot. people want to commute from this neighborhood. wherever we're going, please, refill it. >> for the last couple of months, almost every morning, there's been no bikes. >> reporter: fox 5 reached out
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they sent us this statement which reads in part, quote: >> citi bike told fox 5 that this week, it will start moving bikes from full stations to empty stations so members should begin to notice a difference. report kerry drew, fox 5 news. dari: the subways may be getting cleaner because of that right there. an invention by three city high school students. they created a $ 100 pound robot that can clean the tracks, literally pick up the trash. they're from baruch college high school and they are headed to d.c. to present the idea. all hope to major in engineering. they're smart kids. it's an amazing high school.
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steve: we referenced the warmup we associate with this time of year. we haven't been getting too much of one. 60 right now is the best we've had in a while. audrey: yes. we had the sun breaking through this afternoon. that did spike temperatures just a bit. our high temperature in central park is officially recorded at 65 degrees, although it didn't feel that warm all day. once the sun broke through, the temperature rose up. we hit that number at a quarter after 1:00 earlier this afternoon. that put us above average for a change compared to this weekend when we were below average. this morning we started out in the 40s. we are going to see a milder trend as we go further into the rest of the week. area-wide, our highs are in the 50s and 60s with the exception of monticello which topped out in the 40s. 56 in sussex. newark, 65. we're at 60 in central park. we're in the 50s across the island. these numbers feel much better than they did yesterday.
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degrees milder from 24 hours ago. we are expecting winds to pick up. it's going to get blustery through the evening and through the day tomorrow. we also have a bit of rain to contend with. right now a look at radar shows we have a line of light rain showers moving across the hudson valley and into northwestern new jersey. if you're riding around i-80 heading towards warren county into sussex county, you will experience some rain. same for the palisades parkway and route 17 going towards rockland or orange counties. that's one quick line that will pass through the region. there's a larger line sitting out towards the west here. that's the one that's going to bring us a soaking rain during the overnight hours and for the morning commute tomorrow. a look at our futurecast shows the clouds in place. we have a quick line that will pass through over the next hour. this is the mainline that's going to come through. it will be here by tomorrow morning's commute. it will be out of here by early afternoon and we'll break into full sunshine before it sets tomorrow. high pressure settles in and
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a very nice second half of the week for the entire tri-state area and for much of the northeast as well as temperatures will be more springlike. tonight, we're going to mostly cloudy conditions. we have a quick line moving through now, but steady rain will be developing overnight. it will be windy. our lows pretty nice. mostly in the low 40s to low 50s. tomorrow, we'll start out with rain in the morning. we'll have clearing coming in by the middle of the day. it will be windy, but temperatures will be in the 50s. we have plenty of sunshine on wednesday. we'll take that into thursday and friday and right into next weekend and check out the temperatures. they're going to be seasonable as we go into the end of the week. normally our highs should be about 60. we're going to be there as we go further into the next several days. we have to get through this wet start of the week. after that, a lot of smiles will be occurring. steve: been a long time since anywhere in the seven-day there was good news. finally. audrey: a nice stretch coming up.
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call it the permanent change of the season. steve: thank you, audrey. it is the talk of the sports world. jordan spieth appearing to be on his way to a second straight green jacket at the masters when he suffered a monumental collapse and lost. dari: this is unbelievable. he is not alone. mac king shows us some of the worst collapses in sports history. history. >> reporter: 22-year-old jordan spieth led the masters for 11 round. after he birdied to build a five shot lead, the golf club readied to bestow on him a second green jacket. >> my goodness. this is unbelievable. >> then after a couple of bogeys on 10 and 11, the 12th hole happened. >> an absolute meltdown. >> a quadruple left him trailing for the first time in a year and
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stole from him the most prestigious tournament on the planet. >> he broke at a moment that was important. sometimes it can be experienced but it can be training. training for that moment. >> reporter: this sports psychologist says golfers need training on how to manage their thoughts. >> it's a game of the mind. >> reporter: meltdowns happen everywhere. the oilers led the bills 35-3 in the third quarter of the '92 afc wildcard game and lost in overtime. new yorkers recall the 2007 mets blowing a seven game lead and missed the playoffs. >> the catastrophic spiral. and not being able to control your thoughts and not being able to control your physiology. >> reporter: golf seems to lead to more of these implosions than
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sam snead missed a putt to lose. in 1999, there was a triple bogie to enter a playoff he lost and a water hazard he waded. spieth joins those and others in greatest sports collapses. still more than three months before his 23rd birthday, he has plenty of rounds of golf ahead. i'm mac king, fox 5 news. steve: you never know what's going to happen. it's the most amazing theatre. dari: i felt bad for him. >> the 25th annual mtv movie awards were full of excitement. steve: simone boyce broke down who wore well and others whose look on the red carpet left something to be desired. dari: and auditioning for a fios is not cable.
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dari: we were talking about this. nobody can believe that the mtv movie awards have been around 25 years. but you know, the stars, they showed up, decked in the latest -- steve: part of the awards season. simone boyce shows us with a
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on the red carpet. >> reporter: it's funny. amy poehler said i don't know what this awards show is, who votes on, but we'll lighten the mood and talk about the mtv movie awards. as awards season may be over, summer blockbusters are almost here. last night the awards show gave us a look ahead. we'll talk about a little style. on the red carpet, if you weren't wearing the victor ian ian black mess, you missed the boat. will smith took home the generation award. hallie berry looked amazing. take a look. >> when you see my material and when i present myself in public and what i'm trying to build with my family and my friends, i want all of you to know i'm dedicated to light and to love.
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>> reporter: i really like he said that. dari: i agree. >> reporter: that defines his work. dari: he's all grown up. he's like a man-man. he's a dad-dad. so weird. the fresh prince of bel air and his playfulness. he's the real deal. >> reporter: he will have been in the industry 30 years come june, which is crazy. so hard to believe. dropped his first record at 17. this summer will smith is starring in suicide squad playing deadshot with jared leno as the joker. they're part of a group of villains recruited by the government to defeat a powerful threat. they debuted a new trailer. >> i want to build a team of bad people who can do some good. >> y'all jokers must be crazy. >> reporter: i am getting so
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they all blend into the next. steve: that's all there is right now. >> reporter: this one i like because it does seem a bit darker, grittier, edgier. comes out august 5th. dari: awesome. steve: it will be interesting to see how they do after the superman-batman fiasco. >> reporter: next joker after heath ledger. it will be interesting. steve: thank you. this was a really remarkable story yesterday. a small plain that crash -- plane that crash landed on a long island street. dari: witnesses detail the moments after it landed and how those on board survived. steve: we talk to mcclerk as he prepares for the upcoming gospel fest. >> new york is much more than
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it's the greatest city in the world. >> we have arrived at the gump. >> people come from all over to climb here. >> i can't look backward. >> in the beginning you have the fear factor. >> that's so far down. i did it. >> i can't believe this view is in our backyard, two hours from new york city. fedora. >> reporter: how's that for attitude? >> you can look back at a picture of yourself and say i look really good. >> i've got a challenge for you. can you get me beach ready? what do you think? >> who makes the most decisions in your relationship? >> my wife. >> she does. because? >> because she has better judgment. >> without a doubt it's my woman. >> i'm a hands-on kind of person. probably me.
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jodi goldberg has more from bayport. >> a small plane down in bayport, possibly on fire. >> reporter: it was just after 7:00 sunday night when a single engine plane came crashing down in the middle of a residential neighborhood. >> i heard the plane come over and all of a sudden the engine stopped running abruptly. about 20 seconds later, i heard the impact. >> reporter: flames were pouring out of the piper 28. the 34-year-old pilot and 55-year-old passenger, officials say they had just taken off from bayport heading to upstate new york. clifford tried to turn the plane around but managed to land a quarter mile from the airport. >> blankets were coming from every where. neighbors were running out with fire extinguishers to help me with the water. it was a great group effort. >> reporter: neighbors grabbed this garden hose and put out the flames. they say it had to be luck that the water was on, especially with all the cold weather we've been having.
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out while my brother and brother-in-law and a couple of haves in the neighborhood dragged the two guys out. >> the pilot's legs were trapped. we had to get his legs untraped. >> reporter: members of the fire department say part of the reason why they were rescued so quickly was because many of them live in the neighborhood. >> everyone in the community gave a great hand. they're alive for that reason. >> reporter: they were air-lifted to stony brook hospital, where they're expected to recover. >> the pilot, i have to believe he had a lot to do with it that it turned out the way it did. it could have hit a house. he was able to get it around. >> reporter: investigators are still working to find out what caused the crash. in bayport, long island, jodi goldberg, fox 5 news. steve: also on long island, the body of a missing man since a plane mishap has been found. he was one of four passengers aboard a piper that was forced to land in the harbor. the plane was experiencing engine trouble. three of the four were rescued,
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he was 23 years old and lived in queens. dari: a new study shows that more than 40 percent of retired nfl football players had signs of traumatic brain injury. the study was based on sensitive mri scans, called diffusion tense -- tensile imaging. this provides objective evidence of traumatic brain injury in a large sample of nfl veterans while they're still alive. >> gospel music lovers getting ready. mcdonald's gospelfest takes stage next month. steve: christina park shows us one of this year's headliners. >> reporter: one thing you can be assured up when you listen to donnie mcclerken, he sings and speaks from the heart. he says he can't wait to share
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mcdonald's gospelfest in newark. >> i'm looking for the people to be on fire. i'm looking to get out there and give them the greatest experience that they've had when it comes to gospel music. >> reporter: he is passionate about the power of gospel music. >> gospel music has the ability to impact people's lives. and literally change their lives for the better. >> reporter: the theme of the mcdonald's gospelfest is honor thy mother. he credits his mother for much of his success. >> it i'm literally traveling on the shoulders of my mother and this gospel music that she gave me. >> reporter: blessed with that inheritance, the three-time grammy winner has performed in front of millions of people around the world, spreading the gospel even in their native
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>> go to ukraine, you've got to sing >> everybody just lights up. you go to japan. you sing >> you go to the hispanic countries. >> reporter: he was a pastor on long island performing for the hometown crowd and says that's what's extra special. >> singing across the waters and across the country is wonderful. singing across the street and they still love you, that's something totally different. >> reporter: for mcclerken, emotions run high when he talks about his incredible journey. >> i never came in expecting
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i never entered into this dreaming the stuff that's happened would happen. >> to go from country to country and have people know who you are because of god that you represent represent, it's the greatest. >> reporter: a heartfelt message from a memorable voice. christina park, fox 5 news. dari: yeah. that's what listening to that music does. steve: pretty powerful. all right. he and other gospel stars will perform on saturday, may 7th at the prudential center in newark. you can find ticket information on fox5ny.com. dari: mother's day weekend. steve: local kids getting the chance of a lifetime. dari: we're going to meet some
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for a world famous ballet school right here in the city. steve: and new details about the dreaded zika virus. why some top health officials are saying it might be even scarier than we thought. dari: like we needed to hear that. first, here's tonight's new york minute. piano lovers check out the new flagship store in midtown manhattan. steinway hall will be more than just a piano store. >> it will be the clubhouse for all the musicians and the people who love music. we will have concerts and informational recitals, lecture recitals, master classes, recording for our label and many types of receptions for those who love music. dari: some of the finest works of art from the height of greece's influence are on display at the met museum because the original home in germany is under renovation.
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for five, six, seven years for construction, why not do an exhibition and bring it to new york? that started the concept rolling and six years later, here we are. dari: the exhibit opens next week. you can get the details on met museum
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where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. steve: dozens of kids had a chance to make their dreams come true.
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for a coveted spot in the american ballet center here in manhattan. jennifer lahmers caught up with some of the young hopefuls. >> reporter: it's arguably the most elite ballet program for children in the world. the school of american ballet. in one month, 700 kids auditioned and only 120 make the cut. >> we look for children who, first of all, have the flexibility to be a ballet dancer and the musicality. >> reporter: kay has made a career out of ballet, getting into the program herself at age six, and now as its co-chair. >> it's kind of interesting to see the school at lincoln center. they see some older dancers dancing. hopefully they get an idea of what could be in store for them. >> reporter: how long have you wanted to be a ballerina? >> since i was two. >> reporter: wow. how long have you been dancing? >> since i was two.
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hopefuls that make it in and stay with the program until age 16. they're guaranteed to perform at a professional level. paul hopes ballet will help him get stronger and quicker on his feet for what he wants to do when he grows up. >> i'm going to stop the criminals. >> reporter: you want to be a police officer. >> how do you know? >> reporter: paul is one of 130 boys who auditioned this month, a number that has grown dramatically from the days when boys would audition separately. the final audition of the spring season takes place monday, april 18th, and kids will find out if they made it into the program by mid may. reporting from lincoln center, jennifer lahmers, fox 5 news. steve: this may be one of the most compelling reasons for walking down the aisle. dari: dr. devi is in the house to break down how being married can boost your odds for beating
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glucerna. steady ahead. steve: in fox 5 health news, at a white house briefing, top officials warn the zika virus is, quote, scarier than we thought. the virus may be associated with another brain disease that could attack adults. dari: yikes. joining us is fox 5 medical contributor dr. devi.
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this is very frightening. a lot of us were suspecting we didn't have all of the information because we've been talking about it for so many months. >> in the beginning, we thought it wouldn't be coming to this country, that zika doesn't harm the people infected, that they might not know. we're learning more. it's alarming when you hear the cdc saying it's scarier than we thought. what they're referring to is we still don't really understand how zika works, how it's affecting the brains of the babies that are being born or how it's causing miscarriages. at least in terms of some promising news, there's a conference coming up the american academy of neurology. they have different theorys as to how it's working. they found in the lab it seems to affect the brain cells, such as shrink them and damage them that way. other studies looking at humans looking to see people who weren't pregnant or people who
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and came to a doctor and got diagnosed, which is only a small minority. some of them developed neurological symptoms, things where the virus attacked myelin, the insulation for the brain and spinal cord. it's similar to what happens in multiple sclerosis. basically there are different parts of the brain the virus might be attacking. it's alarming to think it might attack different parts. it's one step forward in terms of figuring out where could we develop a treatment or where could we develop a vaccine. steve: how far are we on that road? >> that's -- i'm worried -- we were talking about this a moment before. we had a big scare with ebola where it got funding and the whole country was paying attention. now with zika, i think people are -- after ebola came and passed, it affected other countries but not us as much. i'm worried that people may not be paying as much attention to
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dangerous is coming our way, which may not get the funding it needs. steve: they seem to be warning -- sounding the alarms. let's hope that's the deal. >> this is a fascinating story. dari: being married can boost your odds of beating cancer. do tell. do tell. steve: especially for us dopey men. >> this is a new study. it came out looking at data of people married in the past. it's not people who got married today and looking to see if they developed cancer. but it looks like if you are married, you had -- as a male, you had a 30 percent chance of being able to beat the cancer. if you were a woman, about 20 percent. there are two ways of looking at it. makes it seem like being married is protective or makes you worry if you're single, maybe it would be a risk factor. you try to wonder why would that be. at first when i saw it, i thought it was a financial issue, that if you're married,
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maybe you have better insurance. whoever has the better job. but the researchers controlled for that. it's something protective about love and marriage. dari: i was thinking happiness, contentment perhaps. >> you're more optimistic than i was. yeah. you're the one who's probably right. dari: depressed married people. steve: never. >> and love. what happens is they're bonding. there's a hormone called oxytocin that gets released. the love drug. it might lower your stress hormones and help you calm down. it might make a big difference in cancer or heart disease or other different conditions. steve: very interesting. all right. learn something new every day. we appreciate it. dari: this weather today definitely put me in a better mood. steve: i feel i went out earlier and it was nowhere near 60 when i was out. it's been getting better. audrey: it was. the sun broke through the clouds at a certain point.
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temperatures. we hit a high of 65 earlier. that was at 1:15. that put us above average for the day, being that our normal high should be at 60. we didn't see that number over the weekend. now as the upcoming week comes ahead, looks like we'll be close to that number. we're there right now. we're at 60 in central park. it is breezy out there with the winds coming in at 17 miles an hour. area-wide, it's feeling pretty good. we're in the 60s at newark. we're in the 50s towards sussex and poughkeepsie. 50s across long island. bridgeport, mid 50s. our cool spot is up towards monticello where they're checking into the 40s. there's mild air off to the southwest. we can see d.c. is checking in, in the low 70s. we're in the upper 60s in philadelphia. we'll squeeze out a little bit of this into the region as we go into the daytime hours tomorrow and moving into further into the week. much of the northeast is looking pretty good with temperatures in the 50s from buffalo to albany and boston. looking at satellite and radar
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line of rain showers across northwestern new jersey. i pointed this out. it's going to be approaching new york city over the next hour. if you want to have your umbrella handy. it's this line we're focused off that's sitting to the west this. this is a cold front. i'm expecting a slick morning commute. the good news is it's a quick mover. we should be clearing out towards the afternoon. it extends down towards the deep south. we can see deep weather occurring across mississippi heading towards alabama. we're going to see light rain out of this and maybe pockets of steadier rainfall into the morning commute tomorrow. a look at the futurecast. we're going out towards the nation and see how much of the nation is experiencing mild temperatures from montana down towards texas, even into the southeast here. the cool pocket is sitting over the western great lakes. we'll squeeze out of that and move into the 60s across the tri-state tomorrow. a look at the futurecast shows we'll have clouds around. there will be a couple of showers early, but it's this line we'll be watching.
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the area giving us a wet morning commute. check out the radar as we go into 3:00, 4:00. plenty of sunshine out to the west. that will slowly work its way eastward. everyone should get a glimpse of it before it sets tomorrow night. wednesday, nice and dry. plenty of sunshine. that will stick with us throughout the day. we're in store for a quiet weather pattern as we go into the second half of the week. for tonight, we're going with nice numbers overnight, mostly in the low 40s to low 50s. as we start off tomorrow, it will be wet. by the afternoon, you can put the umbrella away and break out the sunglasses. that will help our temperatures warm to near 60. wednesday looks great. so does much of the rest of the week. plenty of sunshine right into the weekend and temperatures moving into the 60s by saturday and sunday. so spring looks like it may arrive this coming week. steve: finally. it was worse. we had an early taste and it went away. good to see it back. dari: i'm fascinated by this. the bassist who used to rock with jimi hendrix is keeping that experience alive.
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how billy cox is introducing the guitar legend to a whole new generation of fans. >> reporter: it was music that defined a generation, peace, love and a whole lot of electric guitar. and it was jimi hendrix who led the charge. adored by fans and revered by critics, he crafted a unique sound that was spell binding. he went from the streets of seattle to the mess halls of fort campbell in kentucky. that's where he met this man, billy cox. cox, a bass player, would eventually tour the world with hendricks and become one of his closest friends. >> i heard this guitar. i said that's a unique way of playing. i said i used to play bass in the high school symphony. but i don't play anymore. he said they've got new electric basses. check it out and we'll do some
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the rest is history. >> reporter: after leaving the army, the two formed a band called the king casuals. they played at small venues in tennessee and nashville. eventually he moved to england and formed the jimi hendrix experience. within months, he was cranking out top 10 hits like hey, joe, and purple haze. when he grew tired of the experience, he knew who to call, his old friend, billy cox. cox was busy performing with stars like sam cook, little richard and etta james. and then woodstock came calling. jimi says, you know, those people are spending a lot of energy on the stage.
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we'll take that energy, utilize it and send it back to them. >> reporter: after woodstock, he formed his final band with cox on bass and buddy miles on drums. the band of gypsies. they took the stage for the first time on january 1st, 1970, at the fillmore east in new york city. >> the music was very creative. even today people say, man, this was some of the greatest music i've heard. i'm proud to be a part of that. >> in '60s, cox was along for the ride. cox returned to nashville, then got a call from jimi, the last time he heard his friend's voice. >> he called me said, hey, we got to finish up a lot of stuff in the studio friday. can you be there? i'll be there. two days later they calls and told me the news.
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they had to call me twice. >> reporter: at 76, billy cox says he respects the past, but lives in the now. he travels the world, continuing to perform and closes every show with the classic red house. >> my last words were thank you for coming out and above all, thank you for keeping the jimi hendrix spirit alive. >> reporter: what a friend. >> that's my bud. >> reporter: it is music that stands the test of time through the experience hendrix tour, you can feel like it's the '60s again. steve: pretty cool. dari: we'll see you at 10:00. >> tonight, a new jersey school district gets ready to vote on transgender bathroom regulations. we'll have that and a new movie that takes on the culture leading to eating disorders.
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heard a different opinion. should transgender students be allowed to choose what bathroom and locker rooms they identify with? that's the measure being voted on tonight. while students are supportive -- >> if someone is passionate about being what they want to be, they should have the choice to be able to use whatever bathroom they choose. >> i think everyone should have equal rights. it doesn't bother me. it shouldn't bother anyone else. >> reporter: maggie callahan says she's concerned. >> i think that some of the kids, it's going to cause issues, some trouble, possibly getting into fights or things like that. that's what i'm worried about. >> reporter: recently bruce springsteen cancelled his concert in north carolina after lawmakers there passed the so-called bathroom law. it states which bathrooms transgender people are permitted to use. >> this is an affirmation. this means everything to those students. i was one of them.
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transgender woman as well as an alumni of the high school. she believes this new bathroom policy is long overdue. >> what this says for the students is they can be themselves. they can transition if they choose to. they can present themselves however they are as a person. and do it in the place where they have the most support they could ask for around them. >> reporter: if approved, the policy would follow several school districts that have passed similar measures. as for the principal, he says he's for anything that makes all of his students feel safe. >> this is not about a student who just whimsically feels they're feeling an opposite gender today. this is about students who are very serious about this. >> reporter: the principal tells me there are six transgender students who attend school here, and he says fortunately the

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