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good morning, america. breaking overnight. tornado outbreak. dozens of twisters touching down in texas and oklahoma. >> it's trying to pull itself together to try to make one large tornado. >> debris flying through the air. miles of destruction. a new warning of more flooding to come. new overnight. stranded. this massive cruise ship with more than 3500 people on board running aground, stuck for hours off the coast of bermuda. what caused the ship to go off course? and is it safe to set sail again? we hear from passengers. new this morning. biggest recall ever. nearly 34 million defective air bags on the road right now with the potential to explode, sending shrapnel flying. and now alarming new questions. are the replacement air bags safe? rumer and val!
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>> rumer and val are "dancing's" new champs. the ballroom's hottest couple this 20th season, tangoing off with the mirrorball trophy after a perfect performance. >> in my opinion, they saved the best for last. >> the three finalists flying all night on our "gma" express, our cameras on board to be here live. get ready for our biggest "dancing with the stars" afterparty yet, only here on "gma." >> all: good morning, america. a stretch convertible limb moe -- limo. all the finalists arriving. >> there's a hot tub. >> there are the champions leading the way. rumer and val. >> fans have been here since early this morning to see them. all the finalists are here.
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a lot of excitement ahead. >> you gotta understand the sunglasses. they've been flying all night long. we want to begin right now with the tornado outbreak. 27 reported in the past 24 hours in texas and oklahoma. causing major damage. phillip mena is in runaway bay, texas. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this apartment complex just pummeled overnight. behind me, the roof blown off that building. there are a couple of cars underneath. they had to bring in search and rescue crews to canvas this area to make sure no one was trapped. >> it's coming right towards us. >> reporter: overnight, tornadoes wreaking havoc. >> i see the boards flying through the air. >> reporter: from okay pong. >> that's a tornado. >> reporter: funnel clouds make
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their way. in the past 24 hour at least 27 reports of tornadoes. 10 in oklahoma and 17 in texas. leaving behind miles of destruction. this morning, in mine ral wells -- residents cleaning up after a reported tornado tore through town. >> debris flew up in the air. big black shingles and such. >> reporter: buildings taking major damage. including this church. >> it's scary. >> reporter: in austin pieces of this hotel fly through the air. this tornado touching down 100 miles outside san antonio. >> we're just thankful it wasn't worse than what it is. >> reporter: this morning, residents waiting for first light to really get a chance to assess the damage. meanwhile, the police chief telling us that despite all the destruction, no one was hurt. george? >> thank you, phillip. let's go to ginger with more on
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the flooding danger. >> that's the danger this morning. 4 to 8 ichlgs of rain from colorado to north texas and oklahoma. it's still happening this morning. southeast oklahoma arkansas. that's where we find the flash flood warnings. if you're in red, change your plans this morning. don't drive. you don't need to. it is going to be bad for a couple of hours. then it will sink to the southeast. more storms back to the west. the potential for more damaging wind, hail, and tornadoes. we'll have much more coming up. now the cruise ship that ran aground more than 3500 people stuck off the coast of bermuda. matt gutman joins us with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, robin. overnight, those passengers said they initially panicked as they felt that ship lurch when it plowed into the coral reef. this morning, dive teams are back out inspecting the ship.
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until they give it the green light, that boat is not going anywhere. this morning, the "norwegian dawn" stopped. nearly 3500 people on board left high and dry. >> we felt the ship shudder for maybe about 10 15 seconds. and then all of a sudden there was an abrupt stop. you could tell the ship had stopped moving. >> reporter: the ship losing all power after leaving bermuda tuesday night, reportedly getting stuck on part of a coral reef. rachel thinking they might have to abandon ship. >> my family and i wept to our cabins. got personal items, our cell phones and passports. >> reporter: the power restored. but the ship still stuck. smaller boats swarming the ship inspecting it for damage. this tugboat tugging out to try to nudge the ship loose. six hours later with high tide coming in, this 1,000-foot-long
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city on the sea was dislodged and moved to a location nearby where it anchored. the ship's steering system suffered a temporary malfunction, causing the ship to sail slightly off course hitting the seabed. adding everyone on board was safe. no fuel leaked. passengers on board concerned about what a ps going to happen if the ship can actually set sail. >> i don't want to continue on this ship into open seas. because the response time within two mile of shore was hours. the response time in open seas i don't even want to think about. >> reporter: and that concern is understandable understandable. there's 800 mile of open ocean between bermuda and boston. the good news this morning, the ship is back at port in bermuda. everybody is safe. >> thank you, matt. we turn to the largest consumer recall in u.s. history. nearly 34 million air bags recalled because they're prone
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to explode. the defect is blamed for five deaths in the united states and more than 100 injuries. david kerley has the latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is a doubling of this recall. millions of americans could be driving with air bags that could explode into shrapnel in an accident. 1 in 7 cars on the road needing its air bag replaced because of this. the recall a move that the japanese air bagmaker takata has been fighting. >> up until now, takata has refused to acknowledge that their air bags are defective. that changes today. >> reporter: nearly 34 million cars from 11 carmakers. takata believes that moisture in high humidity areas is getting into the canisters and changing the chemical compound causing the stronger explosions. they can shatter the canister
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sending shrapnel into the bag and into 2 car. cory lost sight after his air bag exploded. can you tell us why you're not expapding the recall? this morning, alarming details about the bag inflaters already recalled. the company tested more than 30,000. and nearly 1 out of every 100 september shrapnel flying when it was ignited. the government says it could take a couple of years to replace all the air bags recalled. it's not sure if the new inflaters used as part of the recall will be safe many the long run. it will test the replacements too. >> there will be a test to open sure that the final remedy will be safe. period. >> reporter: takata which for so long refused to acknowledge the scope of the problem says it's pleased to reach the agreement with the u.s. government. u.s. authorities will be independent matly involved in the recall.
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and whether those replacement bags will work in the long term. robin? >> thank you, david. now to the latest on deflategate. robert kraft, the new england patriots' owner says he'll accept the league's punishment. but that's not stopping tom brady from fighting back. tom llamas has that story. >> reporter: this morning, robert kraft, the new england patriots' owner trying to move his team past deflategate. >> i don't want to continue the rhetoric that's gone on for the last four months. i'm going to accept reluctantly, what he has given to us. >> reporter: kraft, accepting the nfl-imposed $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices as punishment for his team's use of underinflated footballs in the afc championship. >> though i might disagree with what is decided, i do have respect for the commissioner. >> reporter: but as for craft's star quarterback, tom brady. >> there is an elephant in the
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room. >> where? >> reporter: the super bowl mvp is still fighting the league to reverse his four-game suspension. the nfl player's association says the punishment is based on infuf evidence. >> bob kraft is taking the punishment because he wants to show respect to the commissioner's office. it doesn't affect the nfl right now. the nfl p.a. has said it will continue to support him. >> reporter: with the patriots accepting their punishment brady heads into the lion's den with the league's commissioner. kraft and goodell have even hugged it out, reports espn. kraft did not address brady's situation. he says he feels there was no hard in evidence the nfl investigation. following the press conference the union said brady's appeal will move forward. to the race for president now.
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hillary clinton taking questions from the media for the first time in weeks. she faced reporters on subjects ranging from the iraq war to her personal wealth. our clinton correspondent cecilia vega is with her in des moines. >> reporter: good morning, george. 28 days. that's how long hillary clinton went without taking questions from reporters. and believe me we have been asking. finally in iowa she broke her silence. hillary clinton on the campaign trail waving. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: shaking hands. finally taking questions from reporters. >> okay are y'all ready? >> reporter: from her vote as a senator for the war in iraq. >> i have made it clear i made a mistake. plain and simple. >> reporter: to e-mail-gate. those work e-mails written on her personal account will be released in batches every two months. >> irepeatedly i want those e-mails out. >> reporter: even her income.
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the presidential candidate promising to work for the middle class, as bill and hillary clinton raked in $25 million. you are in the tiptop echelon of earners in the country, how do you expect everyday americans to troelt you? >> bill and i have been blessed. we never forgot where we came from. most americans understand that the deck is stacked for those at the top. i'm running a campaign that is clearly stating, we want to reshuffle the deck. >> reporter: a 28-day silence ended with six questions. >> do you regret deleting 32,000 other e-mails? >> reporter: she didn't answer all those. is this the new hillary clinton on the campaign trail? probably not. >> no sense she'll take questions more regularly? >> reporter: probably not. this is still the ramp-up phase. until that is over probably no big press conferences.
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now to amy with the other top stories. an oil spill along the california coast. an estimated 21,000 gallons flowing into the pacific from a broken pipeline. the oil has spread across four miles of coastline just north of santa barbara. crews are trying to contain the oil so it's not spread by the wind and waves. some whales were spotted near the slick and several birds have been seen covered in oil. it could be one of the largest charity fraud cases ever. the ftc cracking down on four cancer charities it says bilked donors out of $187 million over the past four years, as executives reportedly lined their pockets with get this 97 cents out of every dollar collected. two are fighting the allegations. two have settled. new health concerns for vice president joe biden's son. beau biden is undergoing
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treatment at walter reed medical center. no word on what treatment he's receiving. in recent years, he's suffered a mild stroke. he is planning to run for governor of delaware. the fbi has joined the investigation into the deadly shooting of a bicyclist. it comes weeks after a woman was shot in the neck while driving through that same area. no arrests have been made. and los angeles city council has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2020. l.a. following chicago, san francisco, and seattle in boosting their minimum wage. finally, an impress ever real estate listing in north carolina. one building on the market loaded with unique feature ps. 96 rooms, 2 gyms a kitchen that can serve hundreds of people. the name of the building? fayetteville academy. the listing right there on the
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school sign. maybe the 20.15 million price tag tipped you off. yes, it was a senior prank. those crazy seniors put their school up for sale. >> those wacky seniors. >> it didn't work. it was funny. >> offers coming in now. the end of an era for david letterman, who has been a fixture on late-night tv for more than three decades. tonight, he'll signed off for the last time. chris connelly that has a top ten list of his greatest moments. >> it's the late show with david letterman. >> reporter: through 30-plus brilliant years as a talk show host. to what will be his final show tonight, david letterman never, ever gave in. he was never made host of "the tonight show." he told the new york times he
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didn't get a voice in the naming of his successor, stephen colbert. tonight, he'll retire as one of the most admired and influential figures in television history. more than worthy of his own top ten list. 1982 number ten. jerry lawlor and deep in his wrestling character, andy kaufman have a caffeinated conversation. number nine 1995 drew barrymore gives dave a desk dance and finishes with a flash. >> i can't thank you enough for that. >> reporter: number eight. sonny and cher. ♪ i got you babe ♪ >> reporter: number seven, 2001. a solemn dave. the first show after 9/11. >> it's simple. only one retirementquirement from any of us to be courageous. >> i don't know why i get so much [ bleep ].
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>> you realize this is being broadcast, don't you? >> reporter: number 5, 1983. dave at a store just bulbs. >> t that's what we sell. just bulbs. >> so besides bulbs, what do you have here? >> nothing. >> reporter: lost in a mock doc persona, joaquin phoenix spaces out. >> and joaquin, i'm sorry you couldn't be here tonight. >> reporter: dave becomes a dad. >> my father passed away when he was 57. i'm 56 years old. yesterday i had my first child. >> reporter: tom hanks is the last guest. and at number one, 2015. for "good morning america," chris connelly abc news los angeles. >> so good. favorite moments, anybody? >> too many to count. i'll miss him. fun to see all the stars come
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back these last weeks. >> sure has. >> let's get another ten tomorrow. >> i love that. i loved how julia roberts would get shy and flirty. dave you're the best. how about som >> snow a couple of places. if you're feeling cold this morning anywhere from the midwest to the northeast look at this marquette michigan is where we begin. snow on a golf course. they're already playing and then a little may snow for you. it's not that out of the ordinary in northern michigan but still something to showcase. winter park colorado little friends enjoying the snow there. i'll from the freeze warnings coming up. first now the chilly cities brought to you by wal-mart.
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>> hi, david murphy with an update from accuweather. nothing showing on storm tracker six live double scan. as we look outside we have a fair amount of sunshine getting ready to pour across the region a.m. few clouds still waiting for some of those to evaporate. cooler but fairly comfortable high of 72. breezy at times today. but low humidity and nice. tomorrow more clouds, 67 with some showers south of the city and then back to 78 on friday. back to "gma." "gma." including new clues in the mansion murder mystery. one of the victims' friends now speaking out. and the horrifying motorcycle attack caught on camera. we hear 911 calls from the terrified mother and baby inside that car. and take a look at this. there's paula faris on the
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>> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:26 on this wednesday may 20. let's head to karen rogers looking at a problem with the tacony palmyra bridge. >> we have so many accidents today. we had an accident in each direction on the tacony palmyra bridge. the eastbound accident just cleared. westbound accident still out there. we're seeing speeds like 12 miles an hour. instead of the tacony head to
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the betsy ross bridge. chopper six was over the scene of this accident. a tractor-trailer ran off the rod way in chester county on 202 southbound at high street. that's business route 322. police are on the scene. traffic at this point is getting by but they may need to shut it down as they deal with that accident scene there in west goshen township right on 202 southbound. here is another accident here in langhorne bucks county. you see the slow traffic here. the accident itself has been blocking the left lane. we're jammed from the turnpike to approaching hulmeville road. about a three and a half mile delay this morning, tam. >> okay, thank you karen. let's go out and take a live look across atlantic city. dave murphy it looks like a pretty start to our wednesday. >> yeah, a lot of the earlier clouds are beginning to evaporate as expected, tam. take a look at temperatures. we have sunshine up over the horizon and it's cool and comfortable with a gentle breeze coming down out of the northwest. 61 degrees, humidity is low this morning. this afternoon will be cooler than yesterday but pretty comfortable, breezy at times with winds gusting up over 20 miles per hour. and a high of 72, a fair
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amount of sunshine through the dame tomorrow cloudy and cool, 67 with some showers south of philadelphia and parts of south jersey and delaware. that's thanks to a southern system. and then breezy and warmer again with sunshine returning for friday. a high of 78. the holiday weekend looks a little on the cooler side on saturday but nice. uner 70's on sunday. low 80's on monday with a spotty thunderstorm on memorial day. tam. >> okay, thank you, david. that's it for now. we'll send you back to "gma" and see you here in 30. >> ♪♪ dunkin's new vanilla coffee creamer
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good morning, america. right now. cleanup under way this morning after a toer nay doe outbreak in texas and oklahoma. 27 twisters reported in 24 hours. dangerous flooding. crews inspecting the cruise ship that ran aground, with more than 3400 people on board. friends and family of the victims of the mansion murder mystery speaking out this morning. as we say good morning, america. a lot to get to this morning, including the big winning moment last night. there they are, rumer and val. bruce and drks emi, her proud parents there for it all. the whole family getting excited right there. just moments ago, the finalists arrived in times square for our huge afterparty. they flew all night long. look at the ride that brings
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them in. >> where did we get that limo? where did we find hat? here inside the studio "dancing with the stars" regular louis van amstel and melissa rycroft getting our flash mob ready. >> they've been practicing for a long time. we'll get that in a little bit. first, the investigation into the mansion murder mystery. the crime scene is so complex, it could take more than a week to collect the evidence. ryan smith is in washington with the latest. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: this morning police searching for clues to solve the mysterious quadruple homicide in this upscale d.c. neighborhood. >> we're probably going to spend seven e to ten days recovering evidence from -- >> okay.
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and so george, police saying they're piecing together puzzle piece after puzzle piece, trying to find out what happened. trying to find those responsible. still not commenting on whether there are suspects or any motive in the crime. george? >> pause >> a puzzling and tragic case. we apologize for what happened to the tape. we'll fix it later. >> we will. and the attack on the driver of an suv. the driver's wife was on the stand on tuesday, her terrified 911 call played in course. linsey davis is here with that story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. two of those bikers now standing trial. for the first time we're hearing from the mother in that family besieged by motorcyclists. she describes being under attack and trying to protect her 2-year-old baby. this video of family on a sunday drive in an suv chased for three
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mile pi a motorcycle gang. the father ripped from the suv and beaten. now, for the first time this morning, we're hearing 911 calls from inside that car. a mother frightened not only for her husband, but scared for the life of her 2-year-old daughter in the back seat. >> they're attacking our car right now. we have a baby in the car. it's really scary. >> reporter: rosalyn testified that t the drivers tried to drag her out. >> we have baby in the car. stop! oh my god. stop. we have a baby in the car. >> reporter: she retreated to her child in the back seat. at least 30 bikers followed the family's black suv following a motorcycle rally. a traffic nightmare follows. lian caught inside it. he bumps into one of the choppered. the bikers swarm him. slashing his tires. lian guns it running over one of the bikers. the pack chases him for three
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miles. and then this. >> my god, stop! we have a baby in the car. >> reporter: fortunately, mother and child were rescued. on monday alexian lain said he was in fear more his life and his wife and daughter's lives. >> thank you very much. we turn to a big break in the case of the brazen bank heist in london where thieves made off with $300 million in jewels and other valuables. police have arrested nine people in connection with the crime. perhaps the most shocking thing about the suspects is their age. >> reporter: this was an audacious $300 million jewel heist. it looks highly professional. cutting through metal shutters. penetrating a concrete bunker wall. it all sounds worthy of clooney and pitt. this caper was less "motions 11"
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and more like "the expendables." the average age of the nine men arrested is 60. the oldest a remarkable 76. police say whoever did this came in through an elevator shaft, dropping to the basement where they used industrial drills to break through a 20-inch reinforced concrete wall. reaching 70 safety deposit boxes. to cut that will hole they needed one of these. this can eat straight thank you a concrete wall. you need to put it in position and feel its power. the police have uncovered a stash of jewels and gems. it was assumed an "ocean's 11" crew was responsible. instead, this could become the great
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>> down not front range including denver flash flooding of yesterday just all part of this big month long almost wettest month on record yet. may is usually very wet for denver but still that was something to see. this morning dallas is another place we have been watching because just north of there is where the flash flooding is happening. in the low 70's, 80 today with mostly cloudy skies. check this out crumb texas from overnight the water up to the wheel wells. this is the type you stop driving in. that's the big picture many let's get a check closer to home. >> no flooding concerns here no rain. storm tracker six live double scan shows you that. as we take a look at your exclusive accuweather 7-day it's cooler but pretty comfortable with a high of 72. breezy low humidity. more clouds with some showers down south tomorrow. macy's. i promised you a look at the frost and freeze. from north dakota over to maine, frost and freeze advisories and
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warnings. look at some of those wind chills. feel like 38 in detroit. i have an electric plankt still on in the studio. i wrap up in it behind the wall. it's better where paula faris is. our drone camera live at the beach. could droens be the answer to making faster safer rescues this summer? we're putting them to the test just ahead. and parents holding kids as young as 5 back in school to give them an edge in sports. are they going too far?
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seresto. back now at 7:41 with drones to the rescue. fire departments and first responders are increasingly using these high-flying devices to save life. we'll show you something cool in a moment. first, paula faris is in spring lake new jersey with a look at
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how droens are making the difference between life and death. good morning, paula. >> reporter: good morning, lara. drones are going many times where humans can't go. they're getting there faster and safer. they could be coming to a beach near you. there are over 70,000 rescues on coasts here in the u.s. ♪ from dropping lifelines in rushing flood waters to giving firefighters a critical view of massive wild fires, even locating lost hirks in the densest forests. >> you're going to hear a buzzen noise like a bunch of bees. >> i hear that. and it's back to my right. >> reporter: drones now increasingly playing a vital role in the most dangerous situationsings helping to safe lives. >> they're the future of search
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and rescue. >> reporter: this past weekend, a drone enabling rescue teams to drop a rescue line to this stranded couple caught in a rising flash flood. >> you could see things with this technology that cow can't see with the human eye from the ground. >> reporter: and now this summer you could see drones flying to the rescue of beachgoers caught in rip currents and water emergencies. float-carrying drones are now being deployed in water rescue exercises, able to travel five times faster than michael phelps they'll be able to reach swim nrs distress a fraction of the time. while laws are still catching up the faa tells and allowances for unmanned aircraft serving in rescue operations are in place. they may start oferring over more and more shores across the country. the next wave is being tested right now in connecticut. project rip tide hoping to use droens to drop life rings to
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swimmers. >> which, i think, will greatly increase survival rates for people. i definitely see droens being able to aid life guard ifs a way we never thought possible. >> reporter: all right. so we're going to show you how this works. right now, we have a distressed swimmer in the water about 100 yards out. we'll put this drone to the test against jack a seasoned life guard. whoever can reach the swimmer first wins. are you ready? is everybody ready to see this? all right, on your mark, get set, go. okay. so right now, jack seems to be tied with the drone. once he hits the water, the drone appears to be reaching the distressed swimmer who is joe, another life guard, and, he was there in roughly five seconds, you guys. you can see that jack who has saved thousands of lives. he's a seasoned vet. he's a seasoned life guard and he's not halfway there yet.
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you can see how lifesaving a dren could be in this kind of situation. >> that's remarkable. what are the challenges of getting this out of prototype phase into the operational phase? >> well jack another seasoned life guard, swimming to joe, the life guards spoke to the designers and makers of the drone. they say this has a lot of potential. today is a beautiful day. this is not a typical rescue operation. when they're rescuing swim nrs distress it's under duress. sand rain wind. the droens need to become more resilient to a real-life rescue operation. >> thank you, paula. coming up next in our speed feed nba mvp stephen curry, known for his buzzer-beating shots. wait until you see who is stealing the show now?
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i have been waiting for everybody to see this. adorable. let's go to amy in the social square with the speed feed. >> safety is on the minds of so many. takata air bags trepding online. but yes, robin, it's a 2-year-old named riley curry taking over so many of your twitter feetds right now. you may have heard of her father, nba mvp stefb occurphen curry who had a big game last night. his daughter steals show. take a look. >> we're both supposed to -- >> that's too loud daddy. >> i know hold on one second, okay? >> be quiet. >> be quiet, daddy. the 2-year-old tried to find ways to keep herself occupied as well. she played peekaboo. hid turned table. just doing her thing.
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you can see stephen curry and the warriors take on the rockets tomorrow on espn. we're all keeping our fingers crossed that riley will make a repeat appearance. i think we know by the way, who wears the pans in the curry household. >> she was so cute. a little peekaboo underneath that. >> we could use her at the desk here. hey, our afterparty is on. come on back.
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>> good morning good morning i'm tamala edwards. 7:56 on this wednesday may 20. let's get a look at traffic with karen rogers. >> an accident cleared a second ago on 95 southbound past the blue route. traffic still pretty heavy southbound as you head towards 320. jammed from ridley park to past the blue route and northbound traffic a bit heavy, too from 322 to the blue route. chopper six was overhead of an accident in west goshen township. and you see some tractor-trailer ran right through the guardrail off into the woods. at this point traffic still getting by on 202 southbound at high street. but police remain on the scene so watch for that accident. we've got a big backup in new jersey on 295 northbound
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approaching arena drive that's exit 61. look at these speeds, 12, 17 miles an hour. it's all because of an accident out here blocking the left lane. we've had a bunch of accidents today. dry out that but it's not helping, tam. >> okay, thank you karen. let's go on outside and take a live look across center city. david, it looks a little gray out there. what can you tell justice. >> a few more clouds that have rolled through but still some sunny breaks and fairly bright overall, tam. take a look as we are cool and comfortable, 61 degrees, a bit of a breeze, light jacket is a good idea this morning and this afternoon cooler than yesterday but pretty nice overall with a high of 72. it will be breezy with winds gusting over 20 miles per hour at times. low humidity today. tomorrow more clouds. and 67. so, cooler and south of philadelphia there could be some showers, too, related to a southern system. it's actually going off the coast down in the carolinas but close enough to give us a light shower south of philadelphia tomorrow. then baez and warmer with sun returning on friday. 78 the high there. 71 on saturday. 78 sunday.
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a good first two-thirds to the holiday weekend. memorial day mainly dry but 82 and at the chance of a spotty storm in the afternoon. >> thank you david. on "gma" they'll nd doing a lot with "dancing with the stars" and of course we have all the news for you 6abc.com and back here in 30
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♪ i'm on top of the world hey ♪ good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. put on your dancing shoes. it's our biggest "gma" afterparty yet. >> rumer and val, the champions. >> rooumer and val with a dazzling win. bruce and demi cheering them on. >> now, rumer and val. riker and allison, and sharna and noah travel all night to be here. our party starts now live as we say -- >> good morning, america. chpds chpz [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning. it's a great morning, america.
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they are the champions. rumer and val. taking a time to greet the many, many fans. lining times square. and an incredible 20th season of "dancing with the stars." >> here they come right now. it's great to see you. how are you? congratulations. welcome, guys. the other once coming in. >> they're all here. >> everyone here right now. hi guys. let's look at the shot of them after all the champagne and weeks of grueling rehearsals last night as well. there they were. all recovered now, ready to go. >> i like the choice of song. rumer, did you get that. adele? >> i liked that. >> yes, rumer does have it. all season we saw her parents, demi and bruce cheering on their little girl. >> oh mirks lord. >> we have exclusive messages
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from them. you don't want to miss them. they're sweet. >> we have our own ballroom here in times square as well. the "gma" dance studio. louis van amstel and melissa rycroft leading the group in a special dance. everybody at home do out and learn it to. let's go to amy with the morning rundown. the tornado outbreak ginger has been following. 27 reports of tornadoes across parts of texas and oklahoma. roofs blown off. extensive daniel to buildings. about 90 miles west of ft. worth, debris flying few the air. happening right new, a major oil cleanup effort along the central california coast. an estimated 21,000 gallons of oil leaked from a broken pipeline into the pacific. the pipeline is shut off.
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crews are working to keep the oil from spreading beyond the four miles of beach already soiled. phones expected to be ringing at car dealerships over what's expected to be the largest recall in american history. the akata now admitting its air bags are defective. doubling the size of the recall. repairs could take years to complete. caught on camera a substitute teacher pulled from a classroom, after he was seen hitting sixth graders with a belt apparently trying to break up a fight. more now from reena ninan. [ screaming ] >> reporter: new, shocking video this morning showing a substitute teacher beating students with what appears to be a leather belt. the children screaming as they try to run away from the violent this rashes. the incident took place last friday at gwynn park middle
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school. the circumstances are still unknown. town residents and parents are outraged. >> i just couldn't imagine a grown man hitting my child. >> i feel that's wrong. >> reporter: the teacher removed from the classroom. the school calling his actions improper. releasing this statement, prince george's county public schools does not condone this type of behavior. it's not representative of the level of professionalism and respectful conduct of the team at the school. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news new york. >> our thanks to reena for that. a followup on a "gma" investigation. beechnut has become the first baby food company to give information about recipes. this is just days after our investigation on other baby food brapds showed it didn't reflect what was inside. parents can go to the website and read the breakdown. a columbia university
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excited for his daughter. >> i'm very proud of her. i love seeing her happy like that. she makes me cry. >> and we'll have brand mf new messages from bruce and demi. just ahead. now, to lara in the social square. >> so sweet. here's what else we have coming up. we have "dancing with the stars," the champs the finalists, all here lyeive. that will be good. and a "gma" investigation. why the wedding dresses you get online may not be what you're expecting. and parents holding kids back in school to help their kids get ahead in sports. sit going too far? and jimmie johnson, dwyane wade here in times square. all here on "gma." ♪ ♪ (music throughout) ♪ thanks to everyone who helped
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♪ i said you're holding back ♪ [ cheers and applause ] up in our studio you see louis van amstel and melissa rycroft leading a flash mob from our studio audience. we encourage you at home to dance along. you'll see the performance a little bit later. now to our huge "dancing with the stars" afterparty. during the break, you were all up meeting and greeting your many fans here. we thank you for that. the finalists, they flew all night long. we saw them every week to be here with us. how did they get here? how did you get here? let's take a look at how they head it here this morning.
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it started with 12 hopefuls. among them a soul legend. a ground-breaking athlete. an olympic gymnast. a season filled with deaf stating ung ris. >> i can't dance. >> reporter: shocking eliminations. >> willow and mark. >> reporter: a suspected romance. >> i love you. ♪ >> reporter: all leading to the closest "dancing with the stars" finale ever. war veteran noah galloway wowing us with emotional numbers making no es kuss after losing both an arm and a leg on the battlefield. >> this dance represents the journey of acceptance from the man i was to the man i've become. >> reporter: bringing love to the show on and off the dance floor. >> would you marry me? >> oh heck yeah. >> reporter: and riker lynch showing a lot of growth all season long. >> you're putting yourself out there.
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>> you were giving it so much guts! wow! >> reporter: in the end -- >> rumer and val! >> reporter: -- it was rumer willis who danced away with it all. her mom seen cheerg proudly from the audience week in and week out. >> i'm mostly proud of how hard she's worked. she's given 100%. >> reporter: her routines bringing tears to her dad's eyes. >> i'm proud of her. i love seeing her happy like that. she makes me cry. >> reporter: proving it's no rumor rumer has exactly what it takes. >> i have found a confidence i never thought was ever possible. [ cheers and applause ] joining us now. rumer, val, allison, riker, sharna noah. thank you all for being here. flying all night to be was. rumer, we heard you say about how this has given you a newfound confidence. tell us how this has changed
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your life? >> it's incredible. you never think -- i never thought in a million years i would be capable of doing anything like that. this whole experience and partnering with val shows me anyone is capable of doing anything. you have to have the willingness to go out and try. >> third time's the charm for you. >> fourth actually. >> you and rumer seemed to have a connection from the beginning. what was the key for you to bring out the best in her the confidence we saw? >> the first time i met her, there was such a -- there was like this -- sense of gratitude in her eyes and everything that she did and everything she said to me and, you know she was just so excited to do this show. i asked her the first meeting, i was like are you sure? it's going to be tough. just how genuinely enthusiastic she was. she said i want to learn how the dance and hopefully make gnaw friend. that's all i want.
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ten weeks later, we got a trophy. it feels amazing. >> you're all friends here. wonderful to see family and friends that you have here and there. and rumer, your parents, they -- they have a special message for you. take a look. >> aw. >> you did it, kid. and i love you. you work sod hard. i'm so proud of you. and, i -- what else? what can we say? >> get back out there. >> you heard him. get back out there. >> oh that's into cute. >> that's awesome. >> i think you surprised a lot of people riker. impressed len. fred astaire with a modern flair. how did you get the mix of the modern and classic? >> i think allison brought that to the table. trying to be traditional and come up with something new about the same time. allison was so brilliant at that. it kind of -- keeping it traditional and adding our flair. >> kudos to all the dancers, the
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pro dancers. you do a terrific job each and every season. they wanted more intensity out of riker. how were you able to tap into that and make that happen? >> you know obviously from week one, with riker, he had such a natural ability to dance. and he just understood the movement so well. the musicality. we adapted so well to the fun dances and energetic things pop to pull a deeper side of him at first was tough. because of the struggle of finding that inside of him, that's what was real on the dance floor. i think us trying to find that inside him shind on the dance floor. he did an amazing job with all of his dances. every single one of them were so different. dynamic. i'm so proud of his journey. it was up credible. the entire season. >> and sharna you pulled so much out of noah as well. we were all blown away be the
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final dance. so much emotion. some of your signature lifts. a montage of some of them here. >> yeah. >> yes! >> whoa yeah! >> one big arm right there. >> there it is. >> so epic. >> it is. it is epic. just amazing to watch. and, then we want to know what was the experience like for you. is this dancing thing something you're going stick with? >> stick with? no i'm done after this. dancing is not something i do. that's what -- i'm so impressed that i came this far because i thought three weeks at best. and, this is proof of how incredible sharna is as a dancer a teacher, an artist that she took me just with my injuries and with the fact that i have never danced before and -- got us this far. i think it's amazing what she's accomplished. >> and tell us how you did that,
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sharna. it's wonderful each and ere week. the back stories we saw. and the way you are able to -- man, you can dance, noah. >> he doesn't believe me yet. >> how did you do that? >> he really can. every week was a different challenge to find out what that dance was for noah. sometimes it was more difficult that are others. what was so difficult was he aed me to tell his story through dance. there's nothing more truthful than that. people saw him overcoming the struggles every week. it was beautiful to be a part of. >> it was wonderful. emp allowed their emotions to come out. at home i gotta tell you, with the popcorn, and wine watching you all, it was so much fun. and you even shed a tear my friend. it was the first time on camera we saw you shed a tear val. >> this season. and it was the first time for a lot of things for me. and i, like i said i feel like
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she made me feel comfortable enough to open up and be myself and not be so guarded. i have to thank her for it. she's a beautiful person. yeah it's cool. >> you real opened up as well rumer. talked about how you felt awkward and gotten bullied online for your looks. this really changed the way you see yourself or did it? i should ask, i shouldn't say. >> i mean i think one of the most incredible things about this whole show and being on this show is the incredible response that i got from people about sharing my story. and that's who this maer rorball is is for. everyone who ever felt like they were not good enough or felt like they couldn't accomplish something. you can. even if you don't feel like you're beautiful every day or you feel like you look bad, you can do something. you work hard put your whole heart into it you totally can. >> you did that. breaking news.
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incoming message right now. >> rumer, vam, congratulations on winning the trophy. you did an incredible job. rumer, you and i both now how hard it was. and you totally deserved it. >> maks last year's champion. are you starting a dynasty here? >> dynasty, i don't know. the reality is that the best part about this show for me was always to be able to share the stage with my brother and, you know i'm so grateful to rumer for the opportunity to share, you know the common bond of being "dancing with the stars" champions together. it means a lot to my family. next weekend, june 5th and 6th we're going to be performing together with maks and tony. rumer will be joining me. i'm very excited about that. and, yeah just to share the stage with the people that i love means the world. >> it's wonderful. we have special messages for
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you, too. we have to break for the weather. just think about who could be talking about you when we come back. let's >> yes be i'm right over here. i tucked myself in between the crowds because i wanted to stay warm are you guys staying warm? we are rivetted by all the dances. loving that. let's start in boston where it's only in the 50's this morning. it will end up in the 60's. charles river there and a nice sky. beautiful sunshine and a look at what's going to happen here later today. it's that low up in canada pulling away and the high will take over. that's why a lot of places in new england are starting to see frost advisories, freeze watches many d.c. mid 70's today though. west to east remember that pocket of severe storms in west texas. that's big picture. >> cool and comfortable around here today ginger. nothing on storm tracker six live double scan. as we take a look at what we're going today starting out with clouds and sunshine breaking through. fetches on or about 60. this afternoon 72. breezy and cooler than yesterday, low humidity.
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a fair amount of sunshine overall. tomorrow cloudy and cooler, 67 and down south there will be some showers from the southern systems scooting off the coast of the carolinas so a little damp down south tomorrow and then back to the sun on friday. imes square. lara? >> all right, ginger. get in here. it's time for some "pop news." we begin with the colonel. he's back. 35 years after his passing, kentucky fried chicken is bringing back its iconic poultry pitchman. former "snl" star darryl hammond will modernize him. he's got a signature chuckle he created. the ad campaign begins next week. handing out chicken while singing an off-kilter tune. of the role hammond says it's an honor to bring an iconic
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figure to life. and it doesn't hurt that he's being paid in buckets. >> finger lickin' good. >> indeed. ♪ come on. ♪ of a man named brady ♪ >> i wish we could do it in boxes. i'll look down at you. i'll look up at you. okay that's my fantasy. we can't do that. here's the story of a man named brady who could have made some decent dough. real estate site trulia has crunched the numbers on famous tv houses to see how much they would be worth today. the brady house, a popular tourist destination. would have been a tight squeeze. only two bedrooms in real life. >> no? >> that is worth $563,000.
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roseanne her home was in evansville indiana. $112,000. clear eyes full hearts can't lose. their home in texas, $230,000. owners of the new jersey mansion where tony and carmella soprano called home would make a killing at $1.7 million. zplrnlgt final ly finally, the sun is getting stronger. don't forget to wear plenty of sun block this weekend. at least these guys are listening to us. they understand that frequent and amp application is the pest way to protect your skin. that is my psa for today. as we approach memorial day weekend. >> can you imagine this? the hand pripts all over it? >> no it's a 100 spf. >> nobody was hurt in the making
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of that video. >> i hope not. a lot coming up on "gma." dwyane wade and jimmie johnson are here live. and the "dancing with the stars" afterparty. answering your questions next. let's watch a little more dancing right now. ♪ i know you want to bang bang on the drum take a minute let me take you there ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ show me what your mama gave ♪
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>> ♪♪ >> jim kenney obliterated the competition in low voter turnout to win a six way race for the democratic race for the mayor of philadelphia. he faces melissa bailey in november. checking out the schuylkill expressway with karen rogers. >> our usual jam on the schuylkill expressway. not extra heavy here. this is westbound traffic heavy approaching the boulevard to gladwyne and eastbound heavy approaching the boulevard to girard. no accidents at this point on the schuylkill so that's good news. chopper six was overhead of an accident here that's in west goshen township. been stuck out here all morning, a tractor-trailer ran off the road. police on the scene. 202 southbound at high street. so, watch for that one. our delay is thinning here in hamilton township mercer county. an accident right on 295 northbound approaching arena drive. last time i showed you this we were talking about speeds of
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11 and 12 miles an hour now down to just 32 approaching the accident scene that has just since cleared and things looking better there. on the ben franklin bridge we could see that westbound traffic kind of slow from the downside to eighth and vine matt. >> thanks karen. feeling pretty comfy out there dave murphy. >> absolutely matt. right now we have a fair amount of clouds with sunny breaks. temperatures at 61 degrees in philadelphia a bit of a breeze blowing down out of the northwest. this afternoon it will be cooler than it was yesterday but okay with a high of 72. a fair amount of sunshine overall. a low humidity and a bit of a breeze. tomorrow cloudy and cool, 67 degrees. a little more sun up north than down south and in south jersey and delaware a passing shower from a southern storm system that will actually be very far away from us but close enough to give us that shower. on friday breezy and warmer back to the sun a high of 78. weekend looking pretty good 71 saturday, 78 sunday. memorial day 82 with a spotty storm but matt at this point it doesn't look like a washout. >> thanks, david. full pennsylvania primary results are all posted on 6abc
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[ cheers and applause ] e would dare say this is the biggest celebration in times square since new year's eve. our "dancing with the stars" afterparty. ballroom veteran louis van amstel and melissa rycroft, winner of the all-star season. they're dancing with the flash mob. >> one last dance from all the finalists as well. let's go to lara and amy. we're here talking to the finalists. ready to take some of your questions from social media and also from our live audience. thank you for doing this. i think a lot of people want to know, sort of how you feel what you wept through. i'm going to start with rumer. talk about a triple threat. you sang "toxic" with val on the
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violin. while you danced your freestyle. amazing. are you working on an allbum? >> yeah something i've been working on and off. it with aud great way, i think, to kind of kick that off. i'm excited that that was the way i got to enter the singing world. >> yeah it was beautiful. riker, the next question for you. the pirates of the caribbean paso doble marked a turning point. your fan harriet wants to know, did you get to keep your captain jack sparrow outfit? >> parts of it. the wig and the goatee. >> you have a followup. >> a message to you from your brother, ross take a look. >> aw. >> dude riker, come on, man. you were so close. you had it. one more.
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one more number. one more phone call. maybe i should is called in and voted. >> he's so cute. collective aw. >> this one to knownoah. everyone's jaws dropped when you proposed. one fan said i loved it when you proposed. when is the wedding date? and by the way, thank you for your service. >> oh we don't have a date yet. um, we wanted to get through this show and now, we're done so, now we have to start working on that. >> the pressure is on. i ups your fiance is somewhere can you give us a wave? congratulations congratulations. so happy for you both. >> she's prettier than that mirrorball trophy. >> yeah you won. >> we have a special gift for the two of you, as well. an engagement gift. enjoy getting that one back on the plane.
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>> oh thank you. >> thank you. >> congratulations, guys. congratulations. >> and rumer, a question for you from lana. one word to describe yourself before "dancing with the stars" and then one word to describe yous after "dancing with the stars." >> oh my gosh. before -- uh -- i was such a klutz. and now i feel really radiant. >> that's an awesome answer. agreed. >> and you look radiant despite the fact that you have been up for 24 hours. the smile is just contagious. ginger is around. where are you? i know ginger you have questions from the audience members. marthalene is starting us off. >> for val. now that you have won, will you be back next season? >> yes, i will absolutely be back next season. i'm contractually obligated to
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it. no, i'm so relieved an honored to be considered one of the champion. i can't wait the get back next season. >> you can't stop now, val. next question. >> my question is for riker. did you expect to get this far in the competition and will you marry me? [ laughter ] >> absolutely. >> yay. >> you know you hope to -- to go as far as possible. i'm very in the moment present kind of person. i was just kind of the taking it one week at a time. it was an amazing journey. i had so much fun. >> you guys can set a date soon too. >> one more question. my >> my question is for noah. have you heard from vets you have inspired? >> i didn't hear what she said. >> have you heard from vets? >> the veteran community and those still in uniform have been a huge support of everything i have done. it's made me feel good. i mizss being in.
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i feel like i have that connection with the veterans. >> noah we have message for you as well. this one from j.r. martinez. take a look at it. >> hey, what's up noah. i know you didn't win, man. you're still a champion in my book and so many people's book. you every single week came out and were krajcourageous and brave enough and inspired us. >> talk about inspiration. >> i love that guy. >> you feeling the love? >> yes. >> thank you all for enduring this all. what a gentleman. val gave rumer his jacket. we're going to have more with you all. you ready to >> let's get to san francisco. how about it's that time of year we get to check in on the west coast. earlier this morning the bridge looking so g the traffic i don't know about. we have that low pressure system, you see some showers and certainly up in the mountain areas that may even above a certain elevation turn to snow. going for a high today 76 for
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portland, 80 there i believe was in reading and then back in the southwest 93 phoenix severe storms in west texas humid and hot along the gulf coast. that's the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> on ginger's map the northeast is the place to be. nothing showing on storm tracker six live double scan. as we look at your exclusive accuweather 7-day moving from the 50's and 60's to a high of 72. breezy, a fair amount of sunshine low humidity and cooler today. 67 tomorrow. walgreens. i'm here with another mirrorball trophy winner melissa rycroft. you're getting back on the dance floor? >> yes, starting june 13th we start the summer tour. >> and we also have louis van amstel here. you're not just dancing this morning. you're dancing online. way for everybody to be part of "dancing with the stars."
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>> yes. la blast dance fitness. all the dances we do. people can do at home or dance studios or fitness facilities. everybody in america should be dancing. >> the la blast website? >> yes, la blast fitness.com. by the time we start season 21 you can be better dancers, better judges. you can experience what we put our celebrities through. >> i need it to get back if shape. >> we're all going to be dancing, soon robin. we're taking a picture? is that it? all right, hey. i'm here with three-time nba champ dwyane wade. six-time nascar champ jimmie johnson. they're here to tell us about an important new campaign. doesn't feel like summer. summer is coming. thanks very much. i know you are business partners in something called mission.
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tell us about this national event initiative to help people when it comes to heat safety. >> our company, as you see by the title, mission athletic care. we're kicking off for the summer. kicking off this program called mission heat safety. it's for athletes we're -- at mission, we're the leaders in thermo zpln regulation. anything for athletes and their bodies. >> being in the car, it gets hot in the car, the car overheats. the everyday people we have to worry about that too. >> absolutely. you think of even that works outside. even people just training for local epts. the neat thing is mission makes a variety of products that help regulate heat keep you cool. like the car that i drive, if it's overheating, it won't perform. >> people overheating upstairs.
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tell us about the material. how does it keep cool? >> you add water. it stays like 58 degrees for two hours. the cool thing about it is we have towels head bands, hats. mission has up the an unbelievable job of covering the whole body. you go kout side to run is put a hat on. once it's wet, it covers you from the sun. it keeps your body at a cooler level. add water. like oatmeal. >> add water. and drink water. we have to stay hydrated. >> for sure. >> looking forward to the indy 500 coming up soon. >> a big weekend of racing. the indy. our race in charlotte. monaco. >> and the final four so to speak with the nba. >> the playoffs right now. >> golden state winning last night. what do you think of the final pour? >> this is the most exciting
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time of the year for us basketball players as a fan. as someone who has been there before. this is the best teams. number one and two ranked teams in both conferences playing each other. it gets no better than this. >> i got my eye on cleveland and atlanta. come here number 3. showing the love. next year they'll be back in the playoffs right? >> yeah. >> see that. d. wade thank you so much. jimmie stay safe out there. we'll stay cool with this. >> and look good, too. >> i know. thanks for the pink. how did you know i would be wearing pink? the nba finals start on june 4th right here. next on "gma," the parents holing back kids as young as 5 at school all to give them a leg up on supports. are you ready to dance more? the afterparty just ahead. the finalists take to the dance floor. come on back. thank you, sir.
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some say holding kids back is taking things a bit too far. a look at the fascinating story we got from our friends at espn "outside the lines." the nfl's number one draft pick jam miswip ston chosen by the tampa bay buccaneer, famously red-shirted in college. >> sacked at the 30 yard line by the freshman corner brian fields. >> reporter: that guy tackling him, brian fields he also red shirted. according to a report by espn's jt outside the line" fields didn't do it in college. he did it in eighth grade. >> take out the athletic part of it if we say, we repeetd eighth grade because he struggled in math. no one would have a problem with it. you throw sports into it some people have a problem with it. what we looked at was, you get very few opportunities in life that you can manufacture time.
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we were in a position and had the opportunity to give him another year to work toward achieving his goal. >> reporter: the trend of redshirting in grade school is happening more and more. parents gaming the system so their kids can have a competitive edge. this little leaguer in west virginia held back by his dad. >> got everything, helmet glove, right? >> yep, it's in the bag. >> reporter: troy anthony repeated kindergarten. the boy's future as an athlete was key. >> it was a big factor. i would be lying if i said it wasn't. >> one concern about redshirting, it sets a precedent for a doid play's puts pressure on them to do something they might not want to do. >> i hate to be cast as a sports villain, you know what i mean. if he chooses to be a participant in sports and wants to pursue we want to give him an opportunity to excel in sports. i think that i have done that so
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far. >> reporter: sports professionals are not convinced it gives an advantage. >> if you're the smallest one, you have to be faster. that might teach you how to be a superior athlete. a better athlete. a better player. if you're always the biggest player, there's not as much impetus for you to make those creative solutions. >> reporter: and there are other things to consider as well. a study done by researchers at texas and usc finds that kids who redshirted for any reason were twice as likely to drop out of high school. >> that's huge. >> back in the day, if kids were going the get bet, they played up. that paradigm is completely shifted. >> i never heard that. a lot more dancing ahead. they're getting ready to perform the big number right here in times square.
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it's one of our favorite parts of the morning. i'm stretching to get ready. we're all going to dance, yes. the last dance. dancing the argentine tango, no what noah galloway and his fartherpartner, sharna burgess. ♪ ♪ oh yeah ♪ ♪ we're a thousand miles from comfort we have traveled land and sea but as long as you are with me ♪ ♪ there's no place i'd rather
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be ♪ ♪ with every step we take strolling so casually ♪ ♪ if you gave me a chance i would take it it's a shot in the dark but i'll make it know with all of your heart you can shake it when i am with you ♪ ♪ there's no place i'd rather be no no no place i'd rather be when i'm with you ♪ ♪ there's no place i'd rather be ♪ >> and now, it is time for the jive. here's riker lynch, allison holker. ♪ ♪ hey ♪
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♪ uh huh what i like about you you really know how to dance ♪ ♪ when you go uptown jump around think i found true rowmance yeah ♪ ♪ whispering in my ear tell me all the things i want to hear because that's true that's what i like about you ♪ ♪ that's what i like about you what's what i like about you ♪ ♪ hey ♪ >> and now, dancing the rumba, rumer willis and her partner, val. ♪ ♪ you wanted to love me and so how am i ever to know you always
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tell me perhaps perhaps perhaps ♪ ♪ if you can't make your mind up we'll never get started ♪ ♪ and i don't want to wonder being parted broken hearted ♪ ♪ so if you really love me say yes but if you don't, dear ♪ ♪ confess and please don't tell me perhaps perhaps perhaps ♪ ♪ perhaps ♪ ♪ perhaps ♪ ♪ perhaps ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> you saw it. the champs of "dancing with the
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stars." all of them. and coming up dance along with our "gma" flash mob on "gma." ♪ ♪♪ i am never getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan).
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we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life state farm is there.
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it was the biggest ever. >> oh by far. are you ready at home?
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we want to thank flash mob america, melissa and louis for coming out this morning for our epic dance mob. >> here it is guys. take it away. "gma's" epic dance mob. ♪ ♪ i felt it in my chest when you look at me i knew we were born to be together born to be together ♪ ♪ she took my arm i don't know how it happened we took the floor and she said ♪ ♪ don't oweyou dare look back just keep your eyes on me i said you're holding back ♪ >> ♪♪ >> three armed robbers stormed a home in the city's juniata park section earlier this morning one person inside the home suffered a minor cut to
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the ear. robbers stole cash jewelry and a gun and fled in a white suv. 8:57 wednesday morning, karen rogers with a look at traffic. >> we're looking at some heavy traffic on i-95 nearly a gain. that's your southbound traffic. heavy from the betsy ross bridge to girard. and we've got a couple of new accidents. one on the boulevard southbound approaching grant avenue. so, look for that accident. in the process of clearing out now but one in horsham on easton road causing an issue at dresher road. as we look here in west goshen township, chester county, that accident involving a tractor-trailer that ran off the roadway traffic is getting by. you want to expect some possible restrictions during the mid day. taking a long time clearing that one still out there matt. >> thanks karen. dave murphy with the accuweather forecast. >> sun and clouds mixing overhead above the terrace here matt. school 61 degrees currently in philadelphia, just 58 in allentown. but this afternoon we are going to get to a relatively nice high of 72. a mix of sun and clouds, breezy and cooler and maybe best of all for most of us low
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humidity today. cloudier tomorrow, 67 is the cooler high and there will be some sprinkles and showers south of philadelphia in parts of south jersey and delaware. and then breezy and warmer with sunshine returning on friday, a high of 78. 71 saturday, 78 sunday. low 80's on monday, matt, with a spotty memorial day thunderstorm. >> okay, david thanks. meet the gym teacher who gave up a kidney to save her student on "action news" at noon. plus the man who gave five other politicians a trouncing at the polls. jim kenney is the democratic will face republican melissa murray bailey in the race for mayor of philadelphia. "live with kelly and michael." is next. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday everyone.
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announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael" from disneyland. we're having a party and you're invited. get ready for a good time. on today's show, star of "the middle," patricia heaton. and from "c.s.i.: cyber," james van der beek. and a performance from singer/songwriter ne-yo. also, another day another family challenge. as we continue "live"'s "anniversary game." plus, kelly gives us a behind-the-scenes tour at the fantastic world of color. put on your mickey ears and come with us to our disneyland anniversary party. [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] ♪ and now here are your emmy award-winning hosts kelly ripa and michael strahan!

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