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here come the heat. you are looked live -- looking at a live picture from downtown baltimore. early june but wait because the next few days it will feel like late august. temperatures will push near 100. and that's one of the big topics we are talk about today. dealing with the heat. dr. is here from hopkins and will let us know how we take care of the heat why is it the elderly the pop larges is -- population is more sensitive and what precallings we need to take and if you are sweating what to do. >> look forward to that. coming up friday, the heat could play a factor as the 24th annual columbia festival of the arts get ready to kick off. we will tell you what's comingand what to expect for the next three weeks running
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through the 25th of june. >> that's a great festival. >> arts and crafts for kids, too it's good time. and also we will talk about the miracle plane that landed safely in the hudson river two years ago and has been in perryville. they said between 9 and 10 they will start moving the planes and we are keeping a close eye on that and we will git given outlatest and the hoop l.a. from yesterday. as people are waiting to see it. >> right. we will talk later this morning on "good morning maryland "about what you and i were speculating as to why they had to hide the plane and we were both wrong. >> exactly. so we will hear more about that and teen driving if you have a teenage at home they cringe -- aa has suggestion hopefully to make you feel a little bet -- a little better. as always, we start with our hot topic and this is the big one a lot of you are sounding off on. studies have shown breast milk is best when it comes to feeding your baby. >> this is new mothers out
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there and now cashing in on the natural resource selling the breast milk for big bucks. this is a straight cash transaction but the growing trend has some serious reves. >> we have more on the new type milk money. >> reporter: what is harvested in the bottles can pump up the income. and the best part is the tran actions are all done online. >> only the is basically a craigslist for breast milk. a buyer and seller and an opportunity to meet each. >> reporter: camilla is in the unpaid portion for unpaid maternal leave. she started producing an abundance of milk which goes bad after 3 to 4 months which gave her an idea. >> i goog ed milk for sale milk for donation and came across the and it was the first week i put up the listing i got a family in ohio that need breast milk and figured if i could help the child with breast milk their mother was
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not able to produce breast milk i might as well help. >> reporter: she shipped 300 ounces a one month supply spaced in -- packed in ice adding several hundred dollars to her bank account. >> my husband is the only one who works and it helped us by thing we wouldn't be able to afford. >> reporter: she found the industry online. the demand is fueled by a slew of medical studies which find breast milk can boost immune system to iq. money from mothers who are unable to breast feed themselves helps pay this stay at home mom. desiree's milk money gave her the wedding hf her dream from the dress to his tuxedo to the decoration and the ring. >> and the first month i made like close to 1200 dollars. >> reporter: but the exchange is not without writesis are being. what little screening is all based on the honor system. >> you don't know the medical background of the donor. you also don't know if the
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mother has been on drugs. the mother could be contaminated with disease. >> reporter: because it is considered a food and not a drug the fda doesn't regulate breast milk. the fda does not recommend buying breast milk but through approved milk banks and it may cost more but lens lessens the dangers because it can trance mate hiv and herpes. >> it's thousands of e-mails back and forth between people before they buy milk because they want to make sure it's the best for the baby. >> reporter: all good intentions and i am doing it with the proper way. but you you never know. >> okay. so that was juju change reporting. we want your two cents. what do you think about women selling breast milk and a lot of you already weighing in this morning about this idea. >> chrissy says just what i want. some coo coo sending poison breast milk for my baby, not. >> tarry adds people have to do what they have to do and i don't want to knock anyone as
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long as the process is sterile and the mother's diet is appropriate and no deception is involved so pretty big criteria and we will come back to this because i have a question for you megan and we want to talk about the regulation of this. but if you want to weigh in on this hot topic feel free to do so go to the official wmar facebook fan page and leave your thoughts on this. megan i have to ask as we know you are expecting twins on the way. would you ever consider? >> no i would not consider it. but i think there was a few interesting points and one is this isn't regulate by the fda and there's little regulation and there are more expensive ones. >> that's top line. >> and so i i think that's big concern and surprises me. on top of that i hate to knock anybody because you never note situation for the woman on the other side. >> but when you sit there and say this is not regulated by the fda, when that came across in the story, what was the first thing you said?
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>> what? what's the fda in fda food? every single mother in the newsroom said i would consider selling it but i would never be on the receiving end. so, it's interesting. it is up for debate. >> equally notable the men are silent. >> of course. the way we like it. >> 9:0 #. the best way to be. miracle on the hudson will be leaving within the hour heading down i-95 and over to i-70. >> yeah. well it had to move because maryland state troopers said they found it got on top of it and started to take pictures with it. >> had to be guarded overnight and police will escort the plane later this morning. >> abc2 news roosevelt leftwich caught a glimpse and so did onlookers yesterday. >> reporter: it's the reason why reporters have jobs. curiosity. folks drive for miles bringing lawn chairs and sit and stand by the highway for hours just for the sure joy of saying i seen it. the it being the miracle on thehudson plane you remember
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that the u.s. airplane that hit the geese went into the hudson and the hoareo pilot and all that stuff. but that ain't nothing until you seen the same plane on the back of the flatbed. >> like a train. if you never seen a train wreck or anything like that, it's the same thing or a boat. they said queen mary was coming down delaware one time. we missed by a few hours. >> reporter: he mised that show so he is not going to miss this one. and neither are the duncans so they hope. texas family interrupted the cross country trip for a glimpse of the plane. they saw it when they crossed the delaware memorial bridge and thought it strange to see the plane on the back of the truck. curiosity got the best of them. >> when we came over, she looked on the iphone and saw what it was and we stopped to see it and it hasn't come. >> reporter: after more than an hour of waiting, the family decide curiosity cost too much time and hit the road and six minutes and 38 seconds later, here it comes. and there it goes. along with the escort at 50
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miles an hour. in case you missed it, here it is again. here it comes. and there it goes. it will be a test on this later. but these weren't the only people ready to see the elephant. all up and down interstate 95, small groups of people were clustered around to see the plane. and chesapeake house there were more folks from elkton and tourist from india and guy with a big dog and little baby all waiting. and here it comes. and there it goes. more than an hour wait for just 30 seconds. and why not? because it's not every day you get to see a miracle of engineering or from the hudson. >> i thought it was, you know a. lot big are but here, it looks like a big tractor trailer. >> all right. that was rosie leftwich reporting love the story. you can follow progress on the plane on and the story is on the slide show. just scroll down to the end of the story and click on the link and you can follow the plane. >> quickly they were talking
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about preserving the plane protecting the plane and you and i agreed we thought they were hiding it because? >> maybe vandalism or something. >> graffiti. people were jumping up and down on it. >> that's not very safe. >> ther in glf stay with us this morning, there's mo doubt the heat can be punishing in the summer. >> technically it's not summer yet but it almost feels that way and it's going to feel that way across maryland this week. a doctor has seen her fair share of heat related illnesses and will join to us tell you what to be mindful of. today we are starting to warm. and it's going to get hotter from here. i will tell you how hot we will get. all that is coming back and your 7-day forecast. don't go away. also ahead, the world war ii veteran who protected his country but also was one needing protection from a wild fire in arizona. we have the story for you just ahead.
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you are watching the station that works for you "good morning maryland "at nine. line of fire a u.s. vet gets extra help protecting hills home from would of the worst wild fires in arizona history. we have the story. >> reporter: lots of homes are decorated with a welcomeed sign. but for the kelly family in
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eagar it means we will take you in. as you cross the threshold there's an air mattress pressed up against the wall pillows and break-ins are stacked on a chair. >> you don't think about doing anything otherwise. you go and get them. >> reporter: angel and her husband made room for allen cocoa and george. george is 84 years old and a veteran of three wars. >> when i find it -- finally finished i moved back up here and saved up my money and finally got enough money together for three years and i built my house out there. >> reporter: he is paralyzed from the waist down. when it was time to evacuate the alpine area thursday night, that's the perfect story of people helping people. >> beautiful couple in the forest service. they agreed to load my wheelchair into the back of the pickup and take it out to the main road so that she and her husband could pick it up. >> reporter: every day he is checking the fire's path waiting to see if his home is
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still there. >> traveled the whole world and traveled all over my life and there's nothing i want better than to stay where i finally found a place to live. >> george says he is thankful to god and the firefighters for saving his home thus far. news time 9:14. and this day in history, june 7th, 1942, the battle of midway. one the most decisive u.s. investigate ris in the war against japan came to an end in the 4-day sea and air battle they outnumbered pacific fleetssucceed in destroying four aircraft carriers with the loss of one of our own, the yorktown reversing the tide against the previously invincible japanese navy. time for your two cents. back to the idea of women selling their breast milk. a lot of you weighing in this morning. good idea or bad idea? would you do it if you could? marlow says no mom should sell breast milk no one know if she
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is a hiv positive or drug user and as we learned, some diseases are transferable through breast milk. leslie says sorry you don't know what antibodies that milk has. so a lot of things to consider but if you want to weigh in on the hot topic, your two cents is welcomeed at wmar. go to the fan page on facebook leave your thoughts and we will continue to share them throughout the course of the morning. all right look at this. kids in tulsa oklahoma working to beat the heat and there is no better way to do that than obviously put on the swim suit and play in the water. the chances are kids in baltimore will be down at inner harbor or at a pool in the city doing hopefully something very similar to this. if you've been outside, you know it's pleasant outside. it's not too hot. but, just to give you an idea of how quickly things warm up, we have the heat gauge to give you an idea. you point it at something a car
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and we know they heat up. and it's in the 90s. just from that, 92, 93 degrees. you point it in the shade and you get a completely different reading. so a reminder as you stay in the shade and who better to tell us than the very smart and wonderful doctor from hopkins. we are here talking about the temperatures because it's going to warm up later in the week. 99 degrees. and for elderly patients, that can be a issue right? >> that's right. hot is very hot. anything over 90 you get really worried about an older adult because older adults can't sense the heat as well as younger adults can. and they can't sense when they are thirsty as early as we can as well. so because of those reasons, they have to be very careful out in the weather. >> are there any symptom you look for ori anyway to know if you have a elderly parent it's too many time to come in from gardening. >> what he interesting is older people don't act the way we think they would or a younger person might. it's not oh i am hot or sweating because they are sweat bug it's things being confused and feeling dizzy and more
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fatigueed than usually and not making quite as much sense when they are speaking. so all of those things can be signs of possible heat exhaustion. >> when they do get hot what do you do? what could could you -- what do you recommend? going to a doctor? >> it's important because most older adults are on medication and many can affect the way your blood pressure works. and can affect your fluid status. so it's important to call your doctor and find out if the medicines need to be adjusted when the weather gets hotter so things like water pills, blood pressure pills and allergy medication and anything that affects the way you manage your fluid need to be adjusted when the weather gets this way. bring them in and call the doctor and find out if there's an adjustment and keep them hydrated. >> we are looking at video of cooling centers that they have around the city where you can go in and get air conditioning and they will provide water. that's good ideal if you are elderly and if they don't have air conditioning and it could be 99 right. >> absolutely because it's about humidity and your ability to sweat. when you sweat you sweat out water and salt and potassium so
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it's important to avoid sweating if at all possible. getting to a cooling center is important. >> before we go quickly, you said there's place to go to find a recipe to replace and replenish if you get dehydrated. >> right. it's easy just a leader -- liter of-- excuse me a quart of water and a third cup of sugar and quarter teaspoon of salt. have sugar and salt not the artificial stuff but the real stuff and add a little lemon or orange to kind of give yourself flavor. >> all right. i love it. is there a place people can reach you or a website to go to if they have questions? >> yes hop kips at ribs. >> and we will put the link to the -- on the web sie. it's a pleasure having you here. stay cool story to bring -- sorry to bring you out. now back to you and lynette in the studio. all right. a weather alert now and the toll the heat can take on the roads. look at this road in jackson,
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mississippi, u.s. 49 and that's no speed bump. road crews think heat actually caused this road to buckle. so oh, yes, they are dealing with it and jackson mississippi and we are going to be dealing with heat moving in as we go through the next few days as well. so right now, into baltimore we are at 77 and check out jackson, yes, they are at 80 and they are going to be warming up as they go throughout the day and we will be warming up too and we will be downright hot as we head into tomorrow. the reason why, well we have high pressure building in across the area and this is a surface high sliding to the south a little going throughout the day. but what we are watching is this upper level ridge that is going to be moving across the area and as it does so, that's when it is going to move in the hot air and the humidity as well. othat's -- shall so that's what we have in store as we go through tomorrow and the next day. so for today, i am forecasting a high around 89, 90 degrees. and i am forecasting partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies and you can see complex trying to move in as we go throughout the day and that could bring more clouds in. we are dealing with poor air
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quality and we have a code orange in effect as we head into tomorrow, that's when we heat up. oh, yes. mostly sunny and 96 hot and humid and add in the humidity and yes the heat index is going to be right around 100. the uv index for today for tomorrow is going to be the extreme category that means you can head out and about and get burned like that. as we check out seven-day forecast see the 99 that will be getting as we head into thursday. let's toss it over to charley. >> all right. thanks a lot. you can always keep up with the weather here at we have severe weather alerts right there on the website. also if you want to come back to me quickly, you can upload it mobilely this is a copy right now of the abc2 weather alert for your ipad. check it out right there. always keeping you up working for you as we do here at abc2 especially when the very latest in the severe weather alert. news time is 9:20 this morning. and an elementary school signed a college is making all the
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difference. listen. they are work with elementary school student to get them ready to think about higher education and doing it very early. and a 4.0 at graduation is impressive enough. but really impressive when you hear this young woman's story and we look forward to sharing that with you how she graduated perfect grades and she did it while she was homeless. that straight ahead when "good morning maryland" at nine returns. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable,
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a about c2 making a difference. getting kid on the right path toward a promising future can sometimes be a daunting as itk. >> one baltimore city charter school teamed with up a local college to get kid to start thinking about college at a really early age. >> this morning abc2 sherrie johnson look at how inner harbor east academy and sore johner douglas college are making it work. take a look. >> reporter: inner harbor east academy for young scholars is a charter school for elementary and middle school students housed on the campus of so johner douglas college the partnership between the school and col towing get them on the right path to higher learning at early age. >> and some of them are going
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there for the first time in the family and so it is an important issue in giving them hope for the future. so that's where i think is very unique about the school that they really in youture some of the hope and the idea of the future being bright. >> reporter: autumn jones is in the 5th grade and is a bright student and plays to -- plans to become a scientist thanks to the partnership it's a goal not out of her reach. >> you have the college upstairs and you know you are going to college and you might be coming to this one. >> reporter: the students are unique. life is challenging with some coming from single parent homes and poverty. 78% receive reduced or free lunch. some think col seg not in the future but that's where you are wrong. administrators here want to change the culture and make sure these students have a fighting chance by obtaining a college education. >> i think it's awesome simply because you know we tryed to let the student know that going
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to college is not even an option. it's necessary. >> teaching them they can go beyond what they see at home and people that you know their family members and things like that. so we try to teach them they can take it to the next level. >> reporter: from conditioned i gatheredden to 8th great they experience a rigorous academic envinyl. educators are focused on students and parents can get a degree. administrators want to help not just students, but members in their household as well. consequently, improving the east baltimore community. >> it's about taking young people coming from families and making academic a part of their environment. and changing those values so education is not something that nonreachable but it's not only reachable for the young people, but it's reachable for the adult members in that household. >> so with the -- >> reporter: so with the proper
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encouragement and support they are on their way to success. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> inner harbor east academy iskindergarten all the way through the 8th grade with over 300 students and they have three schools preschool elementary as well as middle school. >> that's a great story. this story is one that's going to be an inspiration all day. have you heard about this? charity moved the u.s. from gonna and lived with a family that promitsed her a american dream but told her she had to work or move out. and she chose to move out but with no place to go, she drifted from a school year until guidance counselors realized the situation and they placed her with a family and her grades began to soar. >> she is graduating from high school with a 4.0 and will go to u-nc chapel hill full scholarship this fall. and she is hoping to become a pediatrician so way to go. it's a great story. >> unreal. parents of teens worry when they head out the door car keys in hand.
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>> absolutely. you wonder what will happen. coming, aaa says there are rules to the road that a teen might want to adhere to to keep the roads safe for them and others out there making the daily drive. >> also ahead, beautiful artwork. live music. and crafts for arts and kids and it's happening at wonderful location. up next we will take you to columbia festival of the arts. but first, here's meteorologist lynette charles. a smile on her face, the song in her heart and she tells you it will be over 100 in a few days. >> charley, you are right. it is going to be very hot going through tomorrow, and the next day but we are looking at maryland's most powerful radar and we are looking good but the further to the north and west you go into the state of pennsylvania, oh, yes, you can see nasty storms dropping into pittsburgh and into state college as we go through the rest of the day, close to home, temperatures coming in right around 77 degrees and towson
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and we are seeing more of the same looking into the temperature right now here at home. 77 degrees that humidity is at 60% and winds out of the west southwest at 7 miles an hour. and that barometer is at 30.02 and it is rising. don't go anywhere. i will have the 7-day forecast all coming up after the break. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including showtime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network.
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now "good morning maryland at nine. almost moms, dads your kids are about to get out school and you better get ready for one question. can i borrow the keys. >> and safety comes into play when you hear the question. abc2 is bill fink talked to a few people who know how to keep the teens safe behind the wheel. >> reporter: as school winds down and summer sizzles. teams find a lot more time on their hands and teen drivers are aa lot more time behind the wheel. >> it's also a very deadly time for young drivers. >> reporter: aaa reports june through august are the deadliest months for teen drivers in a look at numbers from 2005 to 2009, a-aa find
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the average number death between drivers and passengers increased by more than 15% in the summer months. >> you want parents to remain cognizant of that and really stay involved in the teen's driving. >> we have strict ground rules and she followed and this were consequences if she didn't. >> reporter: this parents from phoenix knows how serious learning to drive need to be for her teen. >> we reiterated wanted to know where she was, who she was with and what time she was coming home. >> reporter: sounds tough but lindsay now in college understood. >> it was very annoying, but wait i have to call my mom. >> parents didn't let me get my license until i was 18. >> reporter: he also realizes the risk of being a new driver. >> my friends specifically have had moments where they put down the guard on the safety with driving. >> reporter: aaa suggestions to parents are simple and straightforward. for the first year of having a license restrict driving driving to essential trips.
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limit passengers the risk of having a fatal crash increases 5 times when you have two or more teens in the car. and chances are deadly crash doubles when driving at night. veteran instructors like liz of b and e driving school wants to warn of other possible distraction like bicyclists. >> and texting and cell phone distraction are a large thing. >> reporter: it's illegal. >> yes. but they still do it. >> reporter: aaa recommends parents of teen drivers be effective driving coaches. reinforcing the rules of road. in baltimore, bill fink, abc2 news. >> if you want to know more about how you can keep your teen safe behind the wheel, just head to and we have the story along with links to aaa with ideas about how to keep the teen driver safe and parent teen driving an agreement you can print out so you are on the same i'm and find information on charley. >> megan thanks. the:-- 9:34.
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what you think about women's selling breast milk? a lot of you weighing in on this. we have one coming in this morning saying i would sell my and would buy it if it came from a bank where it was tested. not from the stranger on the internet. keep in mind as reported earlier several disease can be transferred through the breast milk so something you may want to consider. deborah says when slaves were wet nurse the children were normal. i think people should be able to sell it and make a fortune if they can. so if you want to weigh in go to the official wmar facebook fan page and leave your thoughts we will share a few more throughout the course of the morning. coming up in a bit, the columbia festival of art 24th season kick off friday and running through the 25th. 16 days and this year promises to be a great one and joining us is executive director nicole hickey and good morning to you. >> good morning. >> now i gave you a test during a commercial break and the answer is yes, i will not have
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her do it. we have 16-day event and you can name every event as they are going to happen? >> i can. >> that's impressive. the work of a true executive director right there. this kicks off friday and it's going to be with lake fest. >> right. that's the opening weekend. it's free friday, saturday and sunday. we will kick off every year the festival down in the columbia town center. >> as we start on friday, getting into the weekend, some of the ticketed events some are impressive. ed asner will be there. >> that's a cue for us actually- - coup for us we are excited about that. >> there is another one man show and we will get back to mr. asner in a bit but there's one man performance of the star wars trilogy. as we understand this gentleman is going to be doing all the acting and doing the sound and sound effects of star wars as you are aware and the music and of the trilogy. >> yes. >> sound exhausting. >> it's amazing. i mean, truly amazing. it -- he goes through the
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entire thing in about 09 minutes and it's unbelievable. charles ross has been doing it for several years and he is actually with the lucas approval so it's worth coming out to see if you are a star wars fan or not just to see a man do so many amazing things in such a short period of time singing and dancing and whatever. >> all right. so going awith mr. asner he is doing a one man show on fdr and this was the big get and big coup for the columbia festival. why? >> he is an extraordinary star. he is an amazing actor. and for us, being a 16-day festival with free and particulared events, we look to have one or two headlineers each year. and to have him available to be coming out at this time it's really quite exceptional for us. >> it seems like there's a diverse line upbecause 16 days you had to fill it with a lot of stuff and there's a lot going on for young and the
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adults as well right? >> absolutely. especially at the lake fest weekend at the lakefront because we have kid craft activities that are free. we are bringing in two amazing acts this year. it will be the east coast premier for this acrobatic group out of santa fe. and they will perform multiple times and they will do workshops and on sunday the family workshop. and also, march 4th out of portland oregon again we will do free workshops and performing throughout the weekend. 24 member troop. >> all right. >> thanks so much for your time. that's -- again kick off this friday going through the 25th for more information we will have it at our website megan. >> all right. thanks so much, charley. fruits and veggies we hear it the government is saying eat more but the bank cpt may -- account may say something different. suggestions to save more money and eat healthy at the same time. also ahead this morning. women love them as an accessory
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take a look at that one. this is one of the times. amazing photo of a northern alliance in western minnesota. during the past few days, the sun has been active and for reasons scientists don't quite understand that means the anorthern lights can be seen even more clearly and again that shot again taken in minnesota. >> a beautiful picture. >> love it. time for featured events. i got an e-mail from michael and wants you to know about the annualer for's day 5k 1 mile run. this is happening on the 19th. and it's at 8 a.m. in the morning and you can go at 9 i think registration starts out at hunt valley. and during the past 22 years the father's day 5k raised charlieey more than million bucks dedicated benefiting the nicu. it will provide growth and enhancement to the nicu so staff can contribute to care for the tiniest patients they
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have at gbmc. >> a worthy cause. mine was sent to us by meg a reminder because they are on the show last week. and charm city karaoke baltimore's first celebrity karaoke light benefiting jobs housing and recovery incorporated and jamie costello is emceeing the event and wait your turn. wait your turn. >> or give us a preview. >> it's going to be a great thing. featuring karaoke performers lynette charles and food and live and silent auctions and it's going to be at power plant how will at moon at 6:30. 75 dollars and the number on the screen. 410-522-2232. and now, abc2 is going to have a team. >> they have been practicing. >> and on that team, it's going to be our own sherrie johnson. >> oh. >> and lynette charles. >> got you. >> don't dismiss her thelins, if you have an event you want us to mention,e-mail me or
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charley or morning show at wmaa -- and given us the information so we can pass it along to everybody else. >> now you want to eat healthy no doubt about that. >> yeah. but sometimes you feel like don't want to go broke doing it. >> for all of you here today because we care deeply about the health and well-being. >> hang on because the usda have suggestions to tha could have you eating better and sake cash at the same time. >> sing to us. >> no. it's going to be a bon jovi song but woint tell you. you have to come support. so weather maryland's most powerful radar dry. it will stay that way going through the rest of the day but we could get dicey going into time here. let's show you what's going on in terms of temps on the weather bug site. we -- temperatures close into the 80s. 78 in bowie and 79 in annapolis and edgemere around 79 and edgewood at 77. darlington at 76. and as we check out man chest,
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e. -- manchester, it's a gorgeous day. but ijamsville will shat up. the 7-day forecast is coming up -- will heat up. the 7-day forecast is coming.
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plate is in. usda unveiled a new model for a balanced diet last week. >> same -- a simple plate and they say half should be filled with fruits and vegetables. that might sound expensive to a lot of you. but you can actually save money doing this and christine explains how. >> reporter: it's a message from the very top. >> fruits, we will do some fruits here and do somberies. >> reporter: a call to arms from the first lady her let's move campaign to combat high rates of childhood obesity and healthy eating and exercise. >> we are here today because we cared deeply about the health and well-being. >> eating healthier is spending more money not so says kathleen. >> i've been on a campaign crusade if you will trying to say that actually you can afford to eat fruits and vegetables much more than people think. >> reporter: the us-da cal you late. >> a -- the usda calculates.
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>> a little more for fruit but inform you boil it down it is 50 cents a cup. that means for a 2000 a day calorie diet, you would spendbetween 2.18 and 2.50 to meet that half a plate recommendation. >> reporter: it's not always easy. but you can actually save money. >> we know that in this country, on average, family of four spends 108 a week on groceries. if you follow a healthy diet plan, as we proposed, you can bring the cost down to 175 dollars. >> reporter: buy fruits and vegetables while in season. frozen and canned are okay. and have a plan when you hit the supermarket. and, of course, there's always your own backyard. >> it's so interesting to see first graders with the shovels talking about composting and running a household where you are healthy. you pack lunches and you try to pack sustainable lunches tell me about a no waste lunch.
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>> it is dicey at 7:35 trying to make the snacks and lunches for the day. but i fine the kids are watching -- find the kids are watching saying you want to make sure don't put it in a wrapper but in a container to bring home and wash again and it -- and it means the food is better too. all right i guess we are on the topic of food. what do you think about women selling their breast milk? a lot of you are weighing in about the question we posted the story on facebook so you can watch it but debra says i don't think it's safe. how could you be sure the milk is good? there's no way to know what the donor ate or what kind of meds she might be on. >> shelly adds, sure you can depend on people to be hottally honest about the situation --honestly about the situation. >> if you want to share two cents we want to know what you think tell us. just head to the wmar facebook fan page and leave a comments and we will share them
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throughout the show. so latest fashion trend for your hair. feather extension going on down in florida. now feathers all shapes and sizes can be found at most any fly fishing shop actually i have some personal knowledge of. this but lately they have been attracting customers for different reasons megan they are using the feathers as hair extensions. >> american idol steven tyler. this goes up there and starts wearing feathers and all of a sudden it's feathers can you imagine? >> hasn't he been doing it for a while. >> probably. >> yeah it's native american thing. many bait shops are finding the feathers from the fly fishing may be impossible and fishermen are hoping it will go the way of biker shorts. swatches and parachute pants and quietly and mercifully go away. >> parachute pants are out of style? >> they are. >> swatches are not. i have one don't judge. >> don't broadcast that. >> if you wonder what it is theadz that's the latest in
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trending carnival food. fried cool aid. what do you think about that? >> no. >> well, a report here tried out the treat says it taste like new orleans hush puppy with a cherry cool aid flavor. it was create by the same guy who first served up fried twinkies and oreos. >> i interviewed the guy who originated fried dr. perp and there's a process towards get ding ding pepper and there's a process -- pepper and there's a process towards getting this that is far more difficult. i am not kidding. it blew my mind. >> you try it? >> no. >> i want to know how it taste. all right listen, the heat is about to be turned back up in maryland. lynette charles is standing by and maybe she will sing in the next forecast the we will find out. >> sing the forecast lynn jettette. we will look -- lynette. we will look at the five wealthiest count ies in the
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forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. all right. it's look pretty good right now. we are starting to have a few clouds moving in from the cluster of storms that is diving down from the north. but high pressure will start to slide more to the south there. and we are going et -- we will get more heat and humidity especially tomorrow and the next day. future radar keeping us dry for the most part today temperatures around 89 we have a code orange in efent and few clouds and we will be on the balmy side but tomorrow the temperature 96 degrees the heat index about 100 degrees so yes we are going to feel that. your 7-day forecast shows you more of the same but check it out. as we go into thursday, oh, my goodness. we are dealing with very hot temperatures. charley that's on the map for you 99 degrees. >> we want you to sing this top five because she will be part of the karaoke contest tonight and at. >> how will at the moon. >> how will at moon power plant live. >> you ready? >> shot through the heart ♪ in
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you're to blame. >> that's not what we are singing. >> huh. >> a little taste of that. >> well-done. >> you going big hair? >> big hair or the bow or the madonna bow not sure or maybe a pony stale. >> you work on that. >> i will. >> we want to see pictures. >> october top five five well wealthiest counties in the u.s. why you dis? because they are here in our -- why ask? because they are here in our region. one number 5 is howard county. the median household income 100,000 in ellicott city. >> number 4 new jersey. >> all right. number 3 staying in virginia, going to virginia number 3. and fairfax county virginia. and number 2, is louden county virginia. and number one is falls church county virginia. >> all right. there you have it. >> sing us out. >> i can't do it. i did it i did it leave me alone. i give you credit. >> see you tomorrow and wet get pictures -- and we will get
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