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good morning, america. breaking now, a massive manhunt expanding this morning for those two killers. freed from prison in a scam with forged papers. authorities scrambling at this hour to make sure no other inmates have been let out by mistake. this federal air marshal under arrest for taking lewd pictures of women as they boarded their flights. an eyewitness grabbing his phone and turning him in. the tsa, now investigating. the marshal admitting it wasn't the first time. caught on camera. these 20 million-year-old rock formation goblins, destroyed in an instant. >> yeah. we have modified goblin valley. >> the boy scout leaders could face felony charges. and you won't believe their excuse. ♪ i've got the eye of the
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tiger ♪ and this is the moment. five high schools standing by to "roar" after our month-long coast-to-coast event. incredible stories across america. katy perry here right now, to announce her top pick for an unforgettable concert, only on "gma." >> good morning, america. and good morning, america. happy friday. robin on assignment. great to have elizabeth vargas here. and we cannot wait for that big decision from katy perry. she's going to announce it in just a little bit. all of the entries were so great. >> i don't envy her having to choose. they were amazing videos. >> they sure were. a lot of news today as well. news overnight from the top tea party leader that led the fight to kill obama care. ted cruz in a defiant interview with our jon karl. and look at these unusual pictures of princess kate coming in.
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she's playing volleyball in high heels. prince william at home with the baby. she's at her first solo engagement since becoming a new mom. i'm not sure why she wants to wear high heels. >> high degree of difficulty there. we're going to get right now to the massive manhunt for the two convicted murders released by mistake from a florida prison. they used forge documents. pierre thomas has all the latest. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, george. today, prisons in florida are on high alert as authorities describe the scam that broke she's inmates out as an ongoing threat. in florida, fear. the reason, these two men, convicted murderers, facing life sentences, who escaped prison. but there were no weapons, no violence, no tunnels. they literally walked out of jail. after tricking corrections officials. >> people are scared to death. >> they could be anywhere. but they had to have somebody to help them. >> reporter: here's how the scam worked.
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someone filed these fake documents with the florida court clerk. the clerk then sent the paperwork, ordering the state corrections department to release the inmates. the documents look like the real thing, with a judge's signature, cut and pasted from a real court order. the alleged forged signature is that of chief judge belvin perry, who oversaw the casey anthony missing child case. >> i've never seen anything like this. you have to give them an "a" for being imaginative and effective. >> reporter: in 1998, joseph jenkins killed a father of six children in orlando. charles walker fatally shot a 23-year-old man in orange county a year later. jenkins strolled out of prison way back on september 27th, 20 days ago. walker's been on the run since october 8th, with more than a week's head start. >> very dangerous. and they are actively being sought by every law enforcement agency in the state of florida. >> reporter: authorities caught
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another florida inmate last spring attempting the same scam. that's why they're worried this could be a new tactic. no other cases have been identified. but with thousands of prisoners, it's going to be a painstaking process to make sure no one else escaped. really scary, elizabeth. >> it certainly is. thank you so much, pierre. now, to a new terror threat. the u.s. government warning an attack like the one on the kenyan mall that left dozens dead, could be on the verge of happening again. this comes as horrifying new video from inside that mall massacre is released. and abc's brian ross is here with the latest on that story. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. this new video obtained by abc news, is so chilling because of the casual, callous way the gunmen went about their saturday morning massacre, at a popular shopping mall. first, there is the panic, as shoppers realize what is happening. then, the heavily-armed gunmen, strolling through. picking off victims, one by one, including this security guard, cowering in fear.
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the shoppers scramble for cover, as the four gunman seen in this newly released video take control of the mall. at one point, talking on cell phones, presumably to commanders outside the mall. later, a mother is seen calmly leaving the supermarket. and behind them, a wounded teenager, followed by one of the gunmen. she and the mother and the children, all escaped safely. >> i think they knew they had a soft target. they knew the authorities would not respond quickly. >> reporter: leaving enough time for the gunmen to stop the killing and take turns praying. >> they had hours virtually to meander around the mall and shoot people. >> reporter: u.s. officials believe the men behind the attack were part of an al qaeda-connected group based in somalia. now, the u.s. has issued a new warning to americans that the group may be planning a similar style attack. this one in the african country of uganda. >> we put out the statement because of our concern and because of information available.
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but in terms of the specificity of that, i'm not going to outline that. >> reporter: the new video is being screened by authorities to answer a number of lingering questions. security experts continue to be amazed that the four men could hold off kenyan police and army forces for almost four full days. in fact, the fbi is now screening news video taken of shoppers fleeing the mall to see if any other attackers were able to slip out during the panic and now could be part of the planning for yet another mall massacre. elizabeth? >> brian, thank you so much. we return to washington now, where the government is up and running again. both president obama and top republicans are vowing it won't shut down again. but at least one tea party favorite is promising to keep the fight going. senator ted cruz sat down with our jonathan karl. and, jon, a lot of defiance there. >> reporter: that's for sure, george. ted cruz says the biggest problem in all this, is that republicans were divided and that they backed down too easily.
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so, you would do it again? >> i would do anything and i will continue to do anything i can, to stop the train wreck that is obama care. >> reporter: will you rule out pushing to the brink of another shutdown? >> jon, i know -- >> reporter: you say you're not going to -- >> i know you want to nail down future tactical decisions. what i intend to do is continue standing with the american people to work to stop obama care because it isn't working. it's costing people jobs. and it's taking away their health care. >> reporter: people hated the shutdown. they hated this impasse. and this was seen as the ted cruz shutdown. you more than any single individual were seen as the one that triggered this crisis to begin with. >> i agree that a lot of d.c. politicians tried to call it that. and a lot of the media did, too. >> reporter: it took public opinion nationally. >> let me be very clear, i said throughout this. we shouldn't have a shutdown. i don't want a shutdown. i repeatedly voted to open the government. >> reporter: there wouldn't have been a shutdown if you hadn't
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gone with the strategy that we're not going to fund the government for six weeks unless we can fund obama care. >> we will not negotiate. shut the government down. >> reporter: now, democratic and republican leaders in congress, like the president, are saying emphatically, george, there will be not be another shutdown. >> that's what they're promising right now. we saw the fire right there. there are some calmer voices starting to get together right away to see if they can put together some kind of small-scale budget deal before the end of the year. >> reporter: very important and very significant meeting over breakfast thursday between paul ryan, the top republican on budget matters and patty murray, the top democrat. they're trying to get together. this would not be a big deal. but this would be something to ensure that when the money runs out again on january 15th, they've got another agreement in place to fund the government for the rest of the year. >> the government stays open, debt limit extended. let's hope that happens. jon karl, thanks very much. a lot more from ted cruz, including interviews with jeb bush and nancy pelosi. let's get today's other top
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stories from josh. from one shutdown to another. we begin with breaking news from the bay area. a mess of a morning computer from northern california as b.a.r.t. trains across the strains bay area are not running. contract talks breaking down after a marathon session. as a result, hundreds of thousands of commuters who rely on bay area transit to get around are jamming roads and brynns. many waiting in long lines. some people beginning the morning commute hours earlier than they would. they're used to this. it's the second transit shutdown in four months. and happening near sydney, australia, told you about these. nearly 100 wildfires are raging there. it is feared hundreds of homes have been lost to the out-of-control blazes. and the death of a 63-year-old man being blamed on the flames. and nsa leaker edward snowden still on the run in russia is speaking out this morning. telling "the new york times" that he left all secret
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documents with journalists in hong kong. he says there is 0% chance that the russian or chinese governments have them now. and a federal air marshal is under arrest this morning for a bizarre violation of privacy while on duty. he's accused of taking inappropriate photos of women. this until another passenger actually confronted him. for more, here's abc's john muller. >> reporter: 28-year-old adam bartsch is accused of taking cell phone pictures up female passengers dresses. police in nashville say bartsch was on duty aboard southwest airline flight 3132 traveling from nashville to tampa. another passenger saw the man taking the photos and grabbed the cell phone. >> i looked at the guy. and i said excuse me. you ought to be ashamed of yourself. you're a disgrace to a human being. >> reporter: flight attendants were notified. and bartsch was escorted off the flight. which had not taken off yet. overnight, the transportation security administration released a statement saying, tsa does not tolerate criminal behavior. the agency removed this individual from his current
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duties and is in the process of suspending or terminating his employment. bartsch admitted taking similar photos more than a dozen times in the past. he has been charged with unlawful photography and disorderly conduct. for "good morning america," john muller, abc news, new york. >> thank you, john. and finally, news presented without comment. britain's princess kate, getting out of the house. take a look. we saw this at the top of the program. her first solo appearance since the birth of prince george, visiting with young athletes, supported by a charity for which she is a patron. and she decided, in wedges, no less, to play some volleyball with them. i've been told on this program, especially, these wedges are very comfortable. >> they are. >> i don't know if they're the preferred footwear. the sneaker and the shoe. look at this. apparently -- of course, while we note that william was at home playing something of mr. mom, however royally, back to kate. not the first time she's actually played a sport in heels.
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i would argue this is actually more impressive. >> i agree. >> stilettos on the field hockey field. >> not easy. >> aerating the grass. >> she is the duchess. can we get her a pair of sneakers? can we find her a pair of athletic shoes. >> the wedge and stilettos. >> that's right. >> it's taken. it's taken a couple years but it's finally taken. we're going to turn to new details in the case of two florida girls, accused of bullying a classmate so viciously, that police say she committed suicide. this morning, the center of the case is coming forward, shedding light on what happened. and abc's matt gutman has the story. >> reporter: police say the relentless bullying that may have caused 12-year-old rebecca sedwick to kill herself, erupted out of jealousy over the attention of a boy, john borgen. how often do you think about rebecca? >> i think about her almost every day, knowing she had gotten bullied. i could have topped it. >> reporter: borgen is currently
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dating the 14-year-old, who police say is one of the girls who told rebecca sedwick she should drink bleach and die. and she should kill herself because she is ugly. last month, sedwick did kill herself. that 14-year-old is now in jail. she and another 12-year-old were charged with felony aggravated stalking. the 12-year-old is under house arrest. but authorities say perhaps the worst of the alleged bullying came after sedwick's death. >> the 14-year-old put out a post. yes, i bullied rebecca. now, she's dead. and i don't care. do you know about that? >> yeah. i thought somebody hacked her account. >> reporter: now, borgen says he's on a mission to expose bullies. speak up if you see somebody that is being bullied. >> yeah. don't be afraid. >> reporter: if borgen's on a mission -- >> thank you all for being here. >> reporter: polk county sheriff grady judd is on a crusade. >> thank you all for being here. they can never ever get away anymore. because when they leave school
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and they go home, then the bullying continues sometimes 24/7. >> reporter: at a town hall meeting overnight, the sheriff revealing clear warning signs that rebecca may have wanted to end her life. >> we saw on her facebook -- how many over-the-counter drugs do you take to die? we must listen to our children. we must give them the opportunity to open up. >> reporter: and this morning, the internet, once the source of her torment, now, the site of an online petition for a new law, giving schools more power to stop cyber bullying, to be named after becca. to give you a sense of how long this online bullying might have been going on, borgen said he and sedwick had been exchanges videos online since the third grade. one of the last tragic acts of sedwick's life was to change that facebook profile to that dead girl. george? >> matt gutman. such a sad story. we're going to turn to the startling video overnight of the boy scout troop leaders filming themselves knocking over rock formations millions of years old in utah. you see it right there. a criminal investigation is now
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under way. and linsey davis has the story. >> wiggle it. just a little bit. >> reporter: these rock formations in a utah state park may have taken 20 million years to form. but it took just seconds for a trio of boy scout leaders to gobble them down. >> woo. yeah. >> we have now modified goblin valley. a new goblin valley exists. >> reporter: the problem for these state park stooges who posted their adventure on facebook -- >> that's crazy. it was held up by that little bit of dirt. >> reporter: goblin valley is a hallowed historic site, filled with native-american artifacts. and known for thousands of these rocks shaped like mushrooms, also known as goblins. >> we're concerned and upset that somebody would come and
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destroy this natural wonder that took millions of years to be formed. >> reporter: state park officials say the men's actions were highly inappropriate and could have severe consequences. as for the scout masters, they claim in the video, their voodoo was done to save lives. >> some little kid was about ready to walk down here and die. and glen saved his life by getting the boulder out of the way. >> so, it's all about saving lives in goblin valley. saving lives. that's what we're about. >> reporter: glen taylor, one of the men in the video, told a local salt lake city station, it was wrong of us to be vigilant. i'm sorry i did it. if i get a felony, i can't be a scout. that would break my heart. but their actions have certainly broken some hearts of everyone. >> they certainly have. >> should have thought about that before yukking it up in the park. now, to an incredible claim by a respected oxford researcher. he says he has prove that the yeti, the abominable snowman of the himalayas is real.
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and its descendants are alive. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: the centuries old myth of the yeti, fueled by the grainy photographs, the monstrous footprints and our wild imaginations might not be a myth at all. >> i've collected hair samples from creatures that are thought to have been yetis. >> reporter: one hair from a weird creature shot by a himalayan bear hunter 40 years ago. the other stuck to a bamboo shoot in a forest by a film crew just ten years ago. now, the dna from the mysterious himalayan hairs just proved a 100% match with an ancient polar bear that died on an arctic island more than 40,000 years ago. leading our professor to make a startling claim. yeti lives. >> it's some kind of new bear species. >> reporter: smaller than the yetis we've seen in "monsters inc." >> do i look abominable to you?
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>> reporter: or the towering claymat claymation one in the "rudolph the red-nosed reindeer" tv specials they was bread with brown bears thousands of years ago. and their descendants survive to this day, roaming high in these snowy mountains. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> i never doubted it. >> really? >> i, for one, hope there is yetis. >> i do. i hope there is one. >> it would be fun to have a mystery like that, you know? >> and then, there's loch ness. >> nessie. >> friday would be lost without them. >> it would indeed. i believe, i think, i don't believe i'm mistaken. but we have some colorado snow pictures. is that true? take a look. it is that time of year. the big deal here -- >> if you look closely -- there's a shadowy figure. >> right in the background. >> lurking. that picture -- thank you, yeti,
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our weather spotter. let's see who -- importantly, what's happening is, it's the right time of year to get the cold air breaking down. we have several fronts making the move in. the problem is, we've been so warm in much of the country. so, you're really going to notice the big, big, chill breakdown here. chicago, in the 50s. new york city, in the 60s. washington, d.c. going from 70s to the 60s. this is several steps of cold air. by next week, it's colder than the temperatures you see right there. ahead of the cold rain will be a solid push -- ahead of the cold air will be a push of big rain. all along the golf coast the heaviest rain at the houston area around two inches.
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good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your microclimate forecast. a lot of sunshine and warmer than average temperatures today through the weekend. all of us will see a slow cooling trend but no change this week. mid-upper 06s along the coast. here's your seven-day forecast. by tuesday, wednesday, thursday, temperatures are back where they >> all of america's weather coming up next half hour. coming up, the doctor, the sunday schoolteacher, why prosecutors believe he killed his wife. and can a popular game, candy crush, be as addictive as gambling as women. coming up, katy perry's big
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no negotiations scheduled right now. let's start the morning commute. here is leyla. >> we're going to start with the bay bridge toll plaza. let's go there right now so we can see how traffic is moving. we have fast track lanes moving along. it's the cash paying lanes that are pretty much stuck in park. it's a hazy picture but you can see traffic moving. it's a 19-minute commute. the san mateo bridge is building as well. 19 minutes as well. eric?
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good morning. we're tracking low clouds along the east bay shore. over san francisco and out over the coast and possibly novato. that's the difference the last couple of mornings. temperatures running in the 40s and 50s. 38 in santa rosa with the cool spot. cooler weather along the coast. mid-60s. cooler in san francisco, low 70s. everywhere else is low 70s
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including love and happiness. benjamin moore. for everything that matters. ♪ i got the eye of the tiger ♪ ♪ a fighter dancing through the fire ♪ deejay friday. you know the song. katy perry's "roar." and live. >> which of the five high schools. an incredible story, are going to win that live concert. >> hi. >> and, sam, next friday, you are there. >> i can't wait to find out where we will be, live. you are looking at all of the possibilities. katy decides. >> these high schools went all-out. i was so impressed with these videos, how they took that song and made it their own. >> talented high schoolers, all. >> it will be really exciting. sam, you're going to have a great front seat. >> i know. we're going to switch gears this half hour to a case that's
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been gripping the nation. opening statements are going on in the trial of a former doctor, mormon sunday schoolteacher and leader in the church, who is accused of trying to kill his wife, to make room for another woman. a woman he moved into his home, as the family nanny, just weeks after her death. prosecutors are now trying to prove his motive. and then, the new fixation sneaking up on so many people. is a popular game, candy crush, as addictive as gambling. do you know this game? >> no. >> get ready. get ready. >> dr. richard besser is here to discuss it. it has to be good. >> it has to be serious. >> my kids have their video game addictions. >> we will get into it. and i'm not playing favorites. >> really? >> but i'm playing favorites. "the waltons" are reuniting here. reunions with the folks at "entertainment weekly."
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and look at them all. they can all say good night to each other still. cannot wait. the first time they get together in 30 years. it's going to be great. we're going to begin, now, with that utah doctor on trial for murdering his wife. prosecutors say that he pressured his wife to get plastic surgery and killed her with a lethal dose of postop drugs. >> reporter: martin macneill appeared stoic at the beginning of his murder trial. during opening statements, prosecutors wasted no time digging into what they believe was his motive. >> this case starts a year and a half before, when the defendant met this person, gypsy willis. the two of them met online. eventually, the relationship became romantic and sexual. >> reporter: around the same time, prosecutors say macneill started behaving erratically. and convincing his wife, michelle, to get a face-lift. >> the couple argued about this. and the defendant announced that the surgery was paid for and that she was going to do it.
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>> reporter: prosecutors say macneill overmedicated his wife with a deadly dose of pills while she was recovering from that surgery. macneill showed little emotion as his frantic 911 call was replayed. he did shake his head multiple times when the prosecution referred to testimony from inmates. >> defendant told another inmate that he had simply given michelle too much medication and caused her death. >> reporter: then, it was the defen defense's turn. >> you may say he is a total jerk. but it's critical that during this trial you set aside your emotions and you evaluate this case based upon the facts. >> reporter: she said the real culprit behind michelle's death was heart disease. >> the medical examiners in this case agree that michelle's heart disease was either the cause or the contributing cause to her death. >> reporter: the defense also questioned the credibility of one of the prosecution's star witnesses. macneill's daughter, alexis, who has long believed that her
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father is guilty. >> the evidence will show that alexis has made multiple inconsistent and inaccurate statements about the events surrounding her mother's passing. >> reporter: jurors also heard from two of the prosecution's witnesses. both doctors. dr. scott thompson performed the surgery on michelle. and dr. von wells examined her before her face-lift and found high blood pressure. attorneys and witnesses piecing together a puzzle for jurors to solve. for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, provo, utah. let's get analysis from dan abrams. you saw the strategy there. prosecutors going hard and loaded. the defense saying, the medical examiners didn't say it was murder. >> that's the heart of the defense. you can't prove that this was a hurd. and in fact, the medical examiner who looked at this said it was natural causes. that is the biggest hurdle for prosecutors to overcome. but you heard there, aditi's piece, the defense going after the daughters. and that's a really important point in this case.
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>> smart, though? >> they have to, to some degree. the daughters in particular, alexis, there's four biological daughters, is going after her father. and has been. she is the reason that this case went to trial because the daughters didn't give up on this. doors were closed on them again and again. and they kept saying, dad did it. dad did it. and now, she's going to be a crucial witness for the prosecution. so, the defense has to go after her. a couple of points from the doctors that performed the surgery. he didn't want to give certain drugs, dr. macneill wanted. the doctor says, i don't usually prescribe these kinds of drugs. but dr. macneill being a doctor, i deferred to him and was willing to prescribe the more aggressive drugs. number two, it was dr. macneill, more than his wife, that seemed obsessed about getting the face-lift. that's two key points coming from the doctors that testified
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so far. >> and the doctors will say she was taking too much of the medication, as well. >> that's right. >> at the behest of dr. macneill. stay tuned. now, to a shocking inside job caught on tape. a toys "r" us manager in a suburb in buffalo, behind bars this morning, charged after murder -- an assistant apparently walked in on him while he was allegedly trying to steal from his own store. abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: outside this toys "r" us store, employees console each other, following the murder of 35-year-old assistant manager, larry wells. a father of a 4-year-old little girl. look again because this morning police say this man is actually his killer. it happened early on a saturday morning in june. police say this man, sporting a baseball cap, got into the store at 4:20 a.m., using a key. and walked into the manager's office to steal. >> roughly seven minutes later, the video system was disabled
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within that office. >> reporter: moments later, wells reportedly walked in. that's when, police say, he was stabbed to death. the case went cold for four months. >> the hunt is on for the man who killed a toys "r" us assistant manager. >> reporter: now, police say that man, showing grief outside the store, is the same person seen on that surveillance video. 38-year-old bernard grucia, wells' boss, the regional manager for toys "r" us. ironically, he is in charge of loss prevention at the stores. >> the piece of evidence that starts backing up and let us in. >> reporter: among the clues, remember that baseball cap seen on the surveillance tape? it was found at the crime scene. >> there were several samples taken. i can't comment on whether or not they match. >> reporter: why would grucia be allegedly stealing from his own store? police believe he got into financial trouble, following his divorce. overnight, his lawyer telling
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abc news, bernard grucza did not murder larry wells. and we are confident he will be vindicated at trial. and wells' family telling us, he was an amazing person, a wonderful husband and the best father. we miss him every day. and grucza has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder. he'll be in court later this morning. and there have been other burglaries at toys "r" us stores in his region. but police have not tied them to the executive. elizabeth? george? >> gio, thank you so much. now, time to check in with sam champion and more of the nation's weather. >> we took a look at some of the cold spots. we're going to show you one or two of the warm spots now. look at florida. if you're lucky enough to be in the park area of orlando, your record high temperatures will be about 95 today. 89. tampa, the record is 90. 88 today. miami's record is 90, as well. they're 88. and i believe this means that someone should go down and report on this story. and i'll be right there, miami.
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to bring some pictures to you on monday of the near-record high temperatures. here's a place where the cold has taken over. parts of four states are getting snow today. parts of five states have winter weather watches, warnings, advisories. it's all the cold air, all the way to midland today. amarillo, at 31. dodge city at 33. tonight's lows heading into the morning. this is just the first push of cold air. if you look at the west coast, it's beautiful. l.a., seattle, good morning. i'm mike nicco. we have clouds along the coast. it's going to keep you cooler today. warmer than average for the rest of us. low 70s to low 80s. all of america's friday weather was brought to you by skittles. >> that's an aggressive hot there. >> it's hot there. >> it's great.
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coming up here, women love it. it could be one of the most popular game apps out there. but is that game as addictive as gambling? and katy perry, joining us this morning to announce which high school is winning our huge live event. everyone, get ready to roar. louis never smiles. why won't he smile? [ laughs ] [ smooch ] [ male announcer ] french the rainbow! taste the rainbow!
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search for young leading men in hollywood. trouble casting the high-profile role of christian grey in the "fifty shades" movie has created a problem in tinseltown. where are all of the young stars? abc's chris connelly has the story. >> reporter: the government shutdown may be over. but "fifty shades of grey" is still a man down. with charlie hunnam, leaving the film version frantic. >> they have a week or two to find someone to bill this role. >> reporter: now, one writer says, the reason the search for christian grey is making moviemakers blue, is that the younger leading men is missing in action. >> they need more young leading men. and there isn't enough supply for the demand of these big movies. >> reporter: actors on the ultraa-list, tend to be in their 40s and 50s. unfreaked by fame, the way
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good morning, america. the clock says 8:00. it's decision time in our month-long competition to roar. five videos. five schools. but this morning, just one will win a personal performance by katy perry. and she's here, live, to reveal the winner. plus, reunion week marches on, with one of america's most beloved families. john-boy and the waltons, back together for the first time in 30 years. and the smash pop band, capital cities, in our studios this morning. we'll be "safe and sound." get ready for our safest hour. as we say -- >> good morning, america.
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katy perry right there this morning. wishing everybody a good morning. we're going to hear her reveal the winner of the katy perry "roar" contest. this is going to be a hard one to pick. they were all so great. katy narrowed them down. all of the hundreds of submissions that came in. the five finalists. and we're going to find out who won in a little bit from katy perry. and, sam, going to be there next friday. >> unbelievable. look how happy katy is. unbelievable that it's going to take two weeks to make this happen. this friday, to make the announcement. next friday that we're going to be live at whatever school. you can see them all right there. all live this morning. and next friday, october 25th. >> yeah. >> totally. >> the lyrics, that's an amazing song. i can't stop singing it in my head. it's on my workout list. they took the lyrics and really
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made them theirs. epic videos that really help kids and make kids think. >> and we have deejay friday. >> scratching us into the weekend. also, a big congratulations to robin this morning. she and her sister, sally-ann, honored at the coachart gala of champions event last night in los angeles. coachart, provides art and athletics and coaching to kids with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. there the two sisters roberts are. and in fact, chandra wilson. from "grey's anatomy" on-hand. >> and don't forget -- >> all radiant right there. >> oh, sorry. also, the latest on an obsession for so many women. the popular game candy crush. can be apparently, as addictive as gambling. why so many women are logging on and playing. >> yeah. dr. besser is going to be here with that.
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let's get some news, now, from josh. >> we're going to have an update of the growing manhunt for the two killers on the loose in florida. they were serving life behind bars for murders committed in the orlando area. they used forged documents to arrange their releases. another inmate tried the same thing last spring. florida officials are calling this scam an ongoing threat. they are searching records to see if other criminals have already gone free that they don't know about. also, to the government that is now up and running, some defiance from still one member of congress and tea party favorite, texas senator, ted cruz, telling abc's jonathan karl that he will keep the fight going. and in fact, will not rule out another government shutdown in just a few months. and 11 children in arkansas, returning to school this morning, a day after their bus was hijacked. the suspect jumped onboard. and in fact, led police on a long pursuit. you see some of it here. that suspect's been charged with kidnapping. the kids and the driver, thankfully, were not hurt.
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and a major recall from toyota this morning involving more than 800,000 vehicles here in the united states. camry, avalon and venza models from 2012 and 2013 are involved. problems said to be with the air bag and power steering systems. toyota says no accidents are related to the problems as yet. and jcpenney, the latest retailer opening on thanksgiving night. most of its 1,100 stores will start black friday shopping the day before black friday at 8:00 p.m., thursday night. in fact, to compete with brown thursday. opaque thursday. it's to compete with macy's, which is doing the same. tradition be darned. and finally, nessie, this is not fair. i should almost recuse myself from this news item. it's a television moment. it comes from taiwan. an anchorwoman there on camera. you can see the problem. her -- >> uh-oh.
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>> the eyelash is falling right off. >> and the lady across is trying so hard to give some kind of warning. >> but look at the gamer. she is a gamer. she is fighting through it. >> i would just reach up and pull it off. >> can't you just reach up and go -- >> maybe you just keep going. you know? you have to keep going. again, i should recuse myself. >> i wouldn't let that happen. >> i wouldn't let it happen to you, either. >> right. "pop news" time, everybody. friday edition. and are you ready to slumber party like it's 1999? >> okay. >> yeah. you like that, sam? >> i love it. >> prince is throwing a pajama dance party. it's tonight in minneapolis. you all are invited. entry, $50 donation. >> right. >> and prince tweeted the only other requirements are simply dress to impress and keep it
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classy. doors open at 2:00 a.m. it's saturday. tomorrow morning. >> right. >> giving new mean inning to his single, "breakfast can wait," probably why he's having the party. the single sounds great. >> yeah. >> and minneapolis. he's going home. hometown for him. >> he is, indeed. and then, in today's edition of "before they were famous," this is going to knock your overalls off. we know them today at "duck dynasty." but when you look at this picture, hold on. get to the picture of them before they were famous. they look more like a j. crew ad. that is the crew from "duck dynasty." in 2001. will on the far left. allen, mom, kay, jason, jeff, whose facial hair apparently grew as their fortunes did. >> it ee's almost like they all grew beards to get famous on reality tv. no way. >> unbelievable. that's really them.
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>> wow. >> isn't that funny? >> it is. >> and i hear someone may make an appearance here soon. and finally, a tgif serenade from our friend, ardak. no reason at all, except for i wanted you to hear that. >> his mouth is not moving. >> one more time. one more time, buddy. give us one more. that is not chewbacca. that's ardak, wishing you a happy weekend. >> thank you, lara. it sounds like a cow. good morning, you guys. tell me your names. >> lori. >> where are you from? welcome in. we are glad to have you guys here. it is wonderful to have you. all right. let's get to the boards. one or two things happening this morning we thought we'd share. how about a lovely shot. we're standing in the middle of times square. look how gorgeous the skies are just above us. wabc, we thank you for being you. just the best in the business. if you're watching us in new york, you're watching us on wabc.
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take a look at how the air flows over the next couple days. dry air feels good, boston at 70 degrees. portland, you're at 67. here's one of the places that got a little rain trouble. this front plays all the way across. and heavy rain, corpus, houston, in the middle of that, too. more than two inches in the houston area. thunderstorms in central texas. dallas, on the edge of your area. and gorgeous on the west coast. california, washington, oregon, gorgeous.s. good morning. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco with your microclimate forecast. a lot of sunshine and warmer than average temperatures today through the weekend. all of us will see a slow cooling trend but no change this week. mid-upper 06s along the coast. here's your seven-day forecast. by tuesday, wednesday, thursday, temperatures are back where they
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>> we are live in times square. debbie, it's your birthday. you're right here. where are we going into now? >> lara. >> thank you, guys. great crowd outside. here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu" -- do you have a candy crush? many people do. it's a new addiction. we're going inside the popular game. and katy perry is finally here. she's joining us live. there she is. and she's about to reveal the high school that will get a private concert. our huge "roar" event. and "deals & steals" for your kitchen. you know about those. they're huge. don't want to miss it. all that and more coming up on "gma," live in times square. it's deejay friday, everybody.
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a grandmother did some banking online so they could spend the day celebrating offline. that's banking for how you live your life. that's bank of america. [ cheers and applause ] look at that friday crowd out here in times square. >> you can hear it. >> beautiful friday morning here in new york city. inside, we have d.j. prostyle, on this deejay friday. and the "heat index." heating up with a new kind of sugar rush. candy crush saga, the online gaming sensation, with millions of fans. but for some, it's too much. it becomes addiction. abc's reena ninan takes a look. >> reporter: it's becoming an addiction many are fighting hard to break. >> i was hooked right away. >> reporter: mary hilton can't stop playing candy crush. she's so into it, she's on level -- >> 245. and it's taken me a year to get
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there. >> reporter: it's simple. you swipe the candy in any direction to match and crush three or more of the same pieces. 45 million people play candy crush each month. it's free to download and play. you're given five lives per game. but you can pay to purchase additional ones. with over 400 levels, some players are indulging on all that candy and draining their wallets. >> my husband told me our itunes total. like, you have to stop. >> reporter: a sweet deal for the british creators of the game, king. they are said to be reeling in as much as $636,000 each day. $231 million per year. and they say women aged 25 to 55 are their most loyal customers. >> every time you reach a certain level, you get a sense of satisfaction. listening to music, which is soothing, as we're playing it. we hear a male voice that's giving us the positive reinforcement.
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>> reporter: denise d'andrea finds it impossible to step away from the game. >> i was on vacation in cancun. and i find myself leaving the pool to go back to the room. and i was sit there. and i'd be playing candy crush, trying to get to the next level. >> reporter: is this sweet tooth game as addictive as gambling? >> waiting for the payoff. that's the same thing that happens with gambling. >> reporter: but the game's creators say 70% of their users finish the game without spending a dime. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >> all right. let's bring in chief health and medical editor, dr. richard besser for more on this. why is this as addicting as gambling? >> yeah. that's a big question. the thing that grabs me is this is so attractive to women. most internet gaming problems you'll see in men. and boys. >> right. >> here, whether it's the voice or the colors or the look or the fact that it's not so violent, you're seeing women hooked on this. >> and increasing, we heard 25
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to 55 years old, are their most loyal customers. 45 million people play this game every month? >> it's incredible. one of the big questions is, is it a true addiction? the psychiatrists, psychologists, this is on the list of diseases they're looking at to say, is it an addiction, in the way that gambling is an addiction? they have all of the properties. people lying about the amount of time they're spending on this. affecting relationships and work and others. >> what is it about this one game, i guess? >> i think the thing, it's not violent, like the games that guys play. unless you consider smashing candy and killing calories to be a form of violence. >> i do, actually. >> like word with friends. alec baldwin got booted off an airplane because he didn't stop playing word with friends. why isn't that game as addictive? >> it can be for some. my son showed me this game. he says someone else put it on his phone. i played it. exactly. yeah. the first levels are really, really easy.
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and then, they get you. you have to pay $1 or wait some time to play it again. and people are paying the dollars. >> all right. beware. >> yeah. >> i can't keep these things on my phone. >> yeah. i'll tell you what is addictive, doctor. that's that katy perry "roar" song. it is finally time, today, to find out which high school wins our huge katy perry event. the superstar challenged high schools nationwide to make your video to her megahit, "roar." out of the -- i don't know. i can't even count how many submissions we got. katy narrowed it down to five incredible messages that touched all of our hearts. all five schools came out in force last week to show their spirit. as we announced they were the finalists. katy is about to reveal which school she'll be at friday. the winning school to perform a special concert. first, let's look at how we got here. ♪ step into the fire >> reporter: she's the megastar, queen of the jungle.
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♪ and you're gonna hear me roar ♪ >> reporter: when katy perry released her most recent hit song, she hoped it would inspire her legion of fans. >> well, america, get ready to "roar." >> reporter: so, she teamed up with "gma" to challenge high school students across the country to let out their own special roar with a jungle-sized prize. >> i'm just going to show up at your school on the day of my birthday. >> reporter: the response was amazing. and your heartfelt submissions poured in. it started a viral video frenzy that made headlines around the country. >> katy perry challenged students, make a rendition of her video. >> call it the roar across the country. >> reporter: as katy scoured through the submissions, she was blown away by the creativity and power of the individual messages. >> i'm so encouraged because there's so much school spirit in these videos. >> reporter: as difficult as it was, katy narrowed it down to
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five schools chosen the finalists. each with their own remarkable story. from a young girl with down syndrome, fulfilling her dream of becoming a cheerleader. to the brave students at cooper high, who held up their deepest fears and shared them with the world. each one special, capturing katy's message of what it means to roar. katy's toughest position is on its way. for one of the amazing schools, their roar is about to be the loudest yet. >> i'm coming to your football field or your classroom, whatever you have. i'm coming there. ♪ you're going to hear me roar >> all right. here we go. katy, is with us live, in london. she is shooting a music video for her brand-new song, "unconditionally." she is with us again to tell us. katy, go ahead. tell us, who have you chosen? >> okay. this decision has been one of the hardest decisions ever that i've ever had to make because
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there was over 1,000 submissions. but the high school that i have determined the winner, is lakewood high. >> oh. >> lakewood high. >> look at that. >> you're looking at lakewood high. just absolutely roaring. >> yeah. >> amazing. >> i wish you could see them. these faces are already wild. they're going to be the best, best concert crowd ever. we cannot wait to be with you in colorado. do we have a camera set up in colorado? we can ask them how it feels? all right. katy, let me ask you. what in the world -- honestly. what was it that pulled lakewood out of the group? they were fantastic. >> well, you know, it was really difficult because every story
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submitted was very unique. some were heartbreaking. some were very emotional and vulnerable. and some were exciting and funny. but for me, lakewood really embodied a whole school spirit. i think that they brought everyone together. and you saw so many different people coming together, to do one shot. it was all shot in one shot. all the way to the very end. and it was so incredibly crafted and all different types of, like, school -- you know, the clubs and the cliques. they all came together and did their own individual thing. but it was so interesting and well done and well organized. and i give a big round of applause to whoever organized it because that was thousands of kids coming together to roar. and that's what this competition embodies for me. >> katy, thank you so much. and thank you so much for spending the time. you really inspired students all over the country to come together, as you just said. and you know a good video when you see one because you make the best.
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we want to go to lakewood right now. courtney is representing lakewood high. and, courtney, you've got katy listening, live in london, where she's making her own video. can you tell her what this means to you to be chosen? >> it just means so much. i am just so happy. and i want to thank "gma" and katy perry and everyone who was involved. i don't even know what to say, i'm so excited. >> you know, your smile says it all. the spirit of that school. katy, anything you want to say to courtney? >> you did a great job. you're a great student body president. whatever you're doing, keep on doing it because you're really showing that school spirit still exists. and it hasn't died. you made it come alive with a roar. >> one last thing. one last thing, right? >> one last thing. katy, the schools worked so hard. and we all know how tough they were. you have something you want to say to the other schools, as well, right?
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>> yes, i do. i just wanted to share a special little gift that i wanted to give all of the finalists. i have made a plaque for each and every one of them, the other four schools get. and i want to say thank you so much. i had so much fun watching those videos. and they mean everything to me. this has been such a great process. >> all right. wow. there it is. katy perry "prism." and one little reminder, it's katy's birthday next friday. and she'll be spending it at lakewood high. and i know, katy, you have one more announcement? >> yes. i have something very special for my friend, megan, from verrada high school. i want to bring megan to a special event with me as my
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date. her and her friends, at an event where i'm singing. i know which one it is. it's going to be very exciting. we're going to get dressed up. and i want to celebrate her and hear her roar in person. megan, thank you so much. i love you. i love your spirit. you have really inspired me. >> katy, there's no doubt about it. we all made friends from watching the videos that you inspired those kids to make. we love them all. thank you so much, katy, for taking the time to do this. let's take one more loving look at lakewood, colorado. thrilled with these kids. they could not be happier this morning. katy perry is giving them a present on her birthday. you just made our morning, katy. there's nothing better than that. josh elliott, where are you, this morning? >> with tory for "deals & steals." those kids are super happy. we're going to make you super happy, as well. logon right now, on yahoo! codes and links. we have some deals. we're going to do two, take a break, and do a rest.
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. good morning. i'm eric thomas. bay area commuters are forced to look for other ways to get to work this morning after b.a.r.t. workers went on strike. the union says they have reached an agreement with b.a.r.t. on financial issues but not work rules. no negotiations are scheduled right now. let's see how the strike is affected the commute. here's leyla gulen. >> let's go out there live and i can show you how busy it is. there you go. you have the car pool lanes moving along just fine but it will take you 20 minutes to head in from the maze to san francisco. san mateo, 20 minutes as you head into foster city if you're heading away from highway 4 down
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good morning. check out the coast. some low clouds there blanketing the coast and also some of the lower elevations in the valley there trying to push into the bay but made it over to the east bay and now it's already retreating. good morning to you. a lot of sunshine away from the coast today and temperatures about the same as yesterday. upper 70s to low 80s.
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slowing in the sunshine. more sunshine at the coast this weekend. temperatures hold in the 60s whil ♪ ♪ there's a part of town where the girls get down ♪ ♪ and i cannot wait for a chance to go ♪ capital city, one of the great bands out there right now. in a few moments, we're going to hear their smash hit, "safe and sound." it was my song over the summer. they have a great origin story. stick around. good morning, america. robin on assignment this friday morning. elizabeth vargas here. it is deejay friday.
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great to have d.j. prostyle here. he's here for i heart radio. >> "gma" and i heart are bringing you -- and you're listening to i heart, you can search "gma" on your i heart account to experience the "gma" experience. >> i don't know if you can -- the "gma" experience is going on all morning. all morning long. d.j. prostyle, for power 105. to get his playlist, you can find out what's hot in the big city of new york. and find out more about "gma" and i heart radio's connections. go to on yah yahoo! sam, tgif, everybody. some of us are, you know, fans of "scandal," on "gma." we know so many people love kerry washington's style.
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her character, olivia pope it hits it out of the park. we're going to show you how to get good looks. classic. >> i do want to say this. lara, i know you don't want to ask. but can somebody get her a dvd of last night -- last night, lara's dvr died and did not get "scandal" saved. she was being a good mom. and can somebody -- we will provide one. all right. >> please don't tell us what happened last night on "scandal." >> all of that. yeah. we had a couple of "steals & deals" respectively, from emeril. tory johnson back. we continue. all-kitchen all the time. >> this is a cuisinart. a soupmaker.
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you can crush ice, make smoothies, anything you want in this device. regularly $150. slashed by 53%. 70 bucks. really, a great item for your kitchen. >> i think that's lava. you can also make lava. >> these are really amazing. i don't know if you can see this right here. but they're really amazing measuring bowls. instead of using a measuring cup, you measure right in here. mix and pour right from there. ounces, teaspoons. it's not just these two. but a huge selection when you go to regularly, they start at $45. these are slashed in half. starting at $22.50. huge following online. >> delicious pineapple not included. finally. >> this is a company called life therapy. these are amazing to put in your kitchen. whe when you're cooking.
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these are the most amazing smells. and mood enhancing. you get two things, the hand lotion, as well as the hand wash. gorgeous for any place in your house and your kitchen. the two pieces are normally $48. these are slashed by 60%. $19. there you go. >> sam, for the moody ones in your -- chill. chill. >> really amazing. >> thank you, everybody, including our dear friend, emeril. all of the companies providing these, logon to on yahoo! this stuff may already be gone. while you do that, let's find george, as reunion week continues. >> "entertainment weekly" getting all of the actors back together again. "the waltons" reuniting.
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cam mathison sat down with the stars. >> it was the show that brought us heart and family like no other. every thursday night at 8:00. >> good night, everybody. >> reporter: the entire cast gathered at the "entertainment weekly" photo shoot. >> this is the first time we've all been together. >> reporter: 32 years after leaving the air. olivia and john walton. john-boy. mary ellen. jason. ben. erin. jim-bob. and elizabeth. what do you think the closest thing we have right now, on air, in original production? >> "true blood." as close to it. >> reporter: "true blood." >> "dexter." >> reporter: joking aside, "the
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waltons" dealt with some very real issues. >> just go. >> you see, it's the drink. >> we dealt with segregation. we dealt with the book burning. we dealt with jewish people coming over to the united states. beginning of the war. >> one of the most moving scenes to watch is in the episode about the book burning. >> if you burn this book, you can't know about it. and you had your freedom taken away from you. you understand me? >> the same thing with the house burning down. you know, we all stood out in the yard and watched the house burn and sobbed. you know? there was no -- there was no acting. i watched my brother run back into the house because my sister was still in there. it was like it was so real. >> she was crying because she thought richard and i were really in the house. >> playing the father on the
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waltons reminded me what it was like to be a father and a husband. all kinds of things changed. >> this was having a life together for years. and caring about each other. and it's hard for me to even think about without getting all worked up. >> i can't stop crying. >> let me just give an ode to richard, who was the star of the show, and who was -- how old were you? >> 21. >> 21 years old. and somehow, you handled yourself so professionally. and somehow, you carried that show at a very young age, with great graciousness and dignity. and you were marvelous. i called ralph the other day and said, ralph, thank you for being such a good actor because all i did was react to you. and really, it was him that -- that love, that exuberance, that john walton had for his wife, which is i think so wonderful. we had a wonderful chemistry, all of us. we did.
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it was very real. and i can't believe i'm this weepy. >> reporter: i thought we'd end our interview like the waltons did every week. >> good night, john-boy. >> good night, momma. good night, daddy. >> good night, john-boy. good night -- no. good night, elizabeth. >> good night, daddy. good night, erin. >> good night, elizabeth. good night, mary ellen. >> good night, ben. >> good night, jason. >> good night, ben. >> good night, jim-bob. >> good night, jason. >> good night, mom. >> okay. good night. >> good night. >> good night. >> so great. want to thank cam mathison for that. "entertainment weekly" on newsstands right now. another big one coming up on monday.
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the cast of frasier. >> i love it. >> you judged me for a while. >> i did judge you for being a giant "waltons" fans. >> it's not "heart to heart." they didn't have matching mercedes. let's get a final check of the weather. we'll show you what's going on. first, ladies and gentlemen, a gratuitous cute panda shot. why? because we can. we can until monday because time's running out for you to help name the first-ever surviving panda twins. let's check out the leaderboard. i shall not -- i shall not read those names aloud. but it's apparently close. there's a tie. i'm trying to figure out what the tie is. two pandas. >> those are the ties right now. very good. thank you, josh elliott. >> i hope they win.
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>> it's like "dancing with the stars." vote as many times as you want to keep your leaders. on yahoo! and vote throughout the weekend. ladies and gentlemen, a little shot of the weather. george, how about a lovely look at las cruces, new mexico. you may feel the chill. lara's complaining about it right now. >> i'm not complaining. >> it's worst by the time we get to next week. it starts getting cooler on the eastern seaboard. several outbreaks of cold air. one place it doesn't get to is that gorgeous west coast. >> what about miami? >> oh, yeah. and miami. good morning. i'm mike nicco. we have clouds along the coast. it's going to keep you cooler today. warmer than average for the rest of us. low 70s to low 80s.
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>> it is a happy birthday. all that weather was brought to you by bank of america. george? >> we're going to be back with our "scandal" savings.
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fans of abc's hit show,
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"scandal" adore kerry washington's character, not just as a picture, also as a fashionista. some fans are obsessed. we obsess about what olivia's wearing. in "style" magazine, we're here to show you how to get the look for less. it's hard to imagine that you can. her stuff looks so high-end. you say it's possible. >> it is. we've narrowed it down to three looks from the show. let's start with the first look. >> apparently, i did not see it last night on the episode. she looks amazing in this suit. it looks like armani. >> it was armani. in the neighborhood of $3,000. it's a classic suit. at the same time, it has some beautiful, feminine curves. we re-created it with pieces from the limded. she wears a great shell underneath.
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and we've done the same here. it's fantastic. great for the career woman. >> $197. that's not bargain town. but these are classic pieces that you can mix and match. >> exactly. >> you were saying, these are classics. like olivia pope would. last season, remember the episode when she's in the sports jacket. she looks so gorgeous in white. this is the scandalous look for less right here. this. come on out, gorgeous. >> here, olivia pope is all about her white. white is her power color. she was wearing workout gear. a jacket from lululemon. we were able to re-create the look for under $30 at old navy. we had a little pop of color in the shoe. just because she's off duty. >> that olivia looking fine. and so are you. finally, the trench coat she wore. that's by burberry. and this one, is one-tenth of
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the price. and i dare say, all as much style. >> back to white, her power couple. she's with the president in this top secret room. it was all about power and having the presence she loves. the burberry coat is amazing. we were able to find one with just as sophistications from white house black market for one-tenth of the price. >> i agree, that white is the color at "scandal" and kerry washington and her character. you can find all of these looks on our website, on yahoo! thank you to "style" magazine. >> thank you. >> you look great, girls. red-hot pop duo, capital
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capital cities is a pop band with an incredible story.
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ryan and sabu were jingle writers in los angeles, who met, i can't believe, this on craigslist? really? >> it's true. >> that's how you hooked up? they decided to form a band. the buzz from their online e.p. led to a record deal. they released their debut album in a tidal wave of mystery this june. and won an mtv vma award. here to perform their smash hit, "safe and sound," on my summer play list all summer long. i'm so happy. and with 31 million youtube views so far, this, ladies and gentlemen, is capital cities. ♪
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thanks to d.j. prostyle. and a very, very big thank you to capital cities. they killed it. we were all safe and sound. "fraser" reunites on monday. for now, have a safe and sound weekend. we'll see you monday. bye-bye. awesome. awesome.
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. no b.a.r.t. trains are running due to a labor strike. b.a.r.t. is running limited service from select stations. the san francisco bay ferry is responding with additional service and running 12 boats today. let's get an update on traffic. the bay bridge toll plaza is basically a, paing lot. let's go there live so we can see what i'm talking about. well, it is packed coming away from the s mateo bridge. it's an option and looks much better out of hayward into foster city. here's a look at the forecast with mike nicco. >> the forecast along the coast where we have the cloud cover,
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you'll be partly sunny, mid-60s. cooler in san francisco, accuweather announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from the new action-thriller, "escape plan," arnold schwarzenegger. and making his acting debut opposite tom hanks in the new film, "captain phillips," barkhad abdi. all next on "live." now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪


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