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good morning, america. breaking news as we come on the air, state of emergency. more than 20,000 evacuated from deadly flooding in louisiana. rescue crews working overnight to pull people to safety. volunteers cutting a woman free from her car. >> get my dog. get my dog. >> i got your dog. breaking overnight, violence in milwaukee over a deadly police shooting. police cars destroyed. robbery in rio. gold medal swimmer ryan lochte held up forced to kneel down as criminals put a gun to his head. a night celebrating his win turns terrifying.
and lightning bolt. >> still invincible, usain bolt. >> the fastest man alive, usain bolt makes history on the track. and golden girl simone biles does what no american woman has done before. >> and there it is. >> winning the first ever u.s. gold medal in the vault. three golds so far for the world's greatest gymnast. now the final five telling amy all about their show-stopping performance. we're live in rio for the history-making action at the olympics. >> we are the final five. good morning, america. we do say good morning, america and it is great to have amy back home. >> thank you. it's good to be back. >> simone biles again, winning her third gold medal. >> i sat down with them and they are just so ready to do this.
this moment from the very beginning and they're excited. they're not nervous. they're excited. >> amy, as you told us she was already being called the greatest ever even before the olympics got started and has proven why now and still has two more event as head. >> we'll bring it to you in just a bit. we'll begin with that deadly, deadly flooding in the south killing at least six people in louisiana. more than 20,000 people rescued and neighborhoods underwater this morning. a large part of that state facing a f now flash flood threats from texas to ohio. ginger will have more on the storms in a moment. first abc's rob marciano is in hard-hit prairieville, louisiana, with the latest. good morning, rob. >> good morning, robin. the best way to describe this part of southern louisiana around baton rouge is water everywhere. two feet of rain falling in less than two days. bayous and rivers raging quickly past record levels. residents here scrambling for their lives. for so many it was just a
>> come on. >> reporter: overnight rescue crews in louisiana worked relentlessly. after days of historic rain triggered epic flooding and a state of emergency leaving at least six dead and thousands trapped. more than 20,000 people rescued across the state since this friday. some of the stranded saved from the air. the coast guard hoisting this woman and boy to safety sunday. >> get out. >> and many more rescued by give me a knife. >> reporter: watch this rescue in baton rouge on saturday. >> oh, my god, i'm drowning. >> reporter: volunteers doing all they could as this woman's car filled with water. >> i need help. please help me. >> reporter: the rescuers freeing the woman just in time. >> get my dog. >> your dog? >> get my dog. >> reporter: and going back for her beloved dog. >> she's gone.
no, no. >> i got your dog. >> reporter: hundreds of pets rescued as well over the weekend. 5,000 people spent saturday night in red cross shelters, so overwhelmed some people sleeping on floors. businesses today certainly shut down. 27 parishes, nearly all of southern louisiana, those government offices shut down as well today as they try to cope with this flood disaster. robin. >> all right, rob. thank you very much. as we just saw the coast guard has been called in. rescues still under way. joining us now with the latest on the response and recovery operation is louisiana's governor john bel edwards. governor, i know you're very busy and appreciate you spending a little time with us. what is the latest you can tell us about the flooding in your state? >> well, good morning, robin. this morning we have over 12,000 people across south louisiana who are in shelters. we've got about 40,000 homes and
can tell you that we have made more than 20,000 rescues bringing people out of flooded homes and to safety. this was a record event. even though it was an unnamed storm, it was historic levels of rivers and creeks rising and i will tell you that we've not seen anything like this in the past. >> and president obama, governor, was able to issue a quick emergency declaration. how has that been able to aid you, help >> well, first of all, it makes us eligible for a lot of assistance both individual assistance and the assistance we need as a government both to continue to respond to the event but also to go into the recovery phase. he signed that declaration within a couple of hours of me making the request. >> you alluded to this just a moment ago but what is your message for the people there to stay safe during this ongoing challenging time? >> well, i just want them to remain patient.
still have record floodwaters. we have road closures all across south louisiana. the water is dangerous in terms of the coverage on the roads. we have most of the fatalities that we've suffered which now we have five that we have confirmed. they involve motorists, driving into swift-moving water being washed off the roadway and into deeper water so we're asking people to be patient. most schools in the affected area are certainly closed. a lot of businesses are closed. we don't need people on the road unnecessarily so asking for patience and i'll tell you, robin, we're asking people here in louisiana and around the country to offer some prayers for the people of louisiana that we can quickly recover from this. >> amen. you are certainly in our prayer, governor. i know firsthand how strong and resilient the people of louisiana are. and we are thinking and praying for you. >> thank you and these are your old stomping grounds around southeastern louisiana university. they took it on the chin pretty
people in the parish. >> i'm always proud of the folks in louisiana. governor edwards, thank you. you take care. >> resilient, strong and not a named storm but still every bit if not more serious. >> people called and that puppy we saw but gets you every single time. >> people helping people. that's it. >> ginger, you have more on where it's headed next. >> you have to see this image. this is the accumulated rainfall, david and robin where you can see from lake livingston that white and gray coloring, that is 15 plus inches. our key doesn't even go higher than that but places got more than 30 inches of rain. unreal type of storm and flash flood watches that stretch into parts of texas, san antonio, st. louis, up through indianapolis with the flash flood watches. out west watching the heat. it's been very hot. now the wins kick up and fire danger is high today, david. >> we'll follow more on that too with the latest on the wildfires
forced to evacuate. firefighters struggling to keep that blaze at bay and abc's mary bruce is in lower lake, california, with the latest for us this morning. mary, good morning. >> reporter: david, good morning. the fire tore through this home overnight. it's hard to tell from this smoldering rubble but this used to be the kitchen. now, one of the few things still standing this morning, the playset out in the backyard and as you mentioned this fire is still raging. this morning, firefig struggling to contain two blazes ripping through california. 3,000 acres charred overnight. thick plumes of smoke billowing from homes and businesses. 4,000 people evacuated. >> it's hazardous to be in there right now. >> reporter: this fire being fought from the ground and air but only 5% contained. a separate wildfire now covering 4,000 acres. flames spreading so quickly,
their swimming pools. >> it got intense, smoke and the fire and sparks were just blowing for awhile here. >> reporter: another getting trapped. the blaze closing in. >> immediate rescue for a juvenile who is trapped in a pool with fire all around him. >> reporter: firefighters unable to save this town. now, this entire town has been evacuated with very little notice. officials going door to door this morning. they're just thankful everyone made i >> we all are. violent protests erupting in milwaukee after police shot and killed a black man they say was armed. businesses and police cars set on fire. the national guard has been activated. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: overnight, chaos in milwaukee with at least two officers injured and one person shot. angry crowds protesting the deadly shooting of an allegedly armed black man killed after a traffic stop. the national guard on standby
leave the area. >> reporter: this after a weekend of unrest, people running for cover through smoke-filled mayhem. sounds of gunfire, the crowd targeting police. >> gunfire, shots fired. i'm getting injured officers here. >> reporter: this police car destroyed. other vehicles up in flames. six businesses in all torched. it all started saturday afternoon during a traffic stop in the car, the 23-year-old su sylville smith, according to authorities he was armed and took off on foot. the officer who was also black ordering him to drop his weapon. when smith didn't comply, firing several rounds killing smith. police say the officer was wearing a body camera. david, authorities have not released the body camera video. no word on when they will do that but you can see the damage clearly visible this morning.
us, eva, thank you. to the race for the white house now and donald trump's new attack, on a familiar target, the media. trump now lashing out saying reports about chaos inside his campaign are fiction and blaming the media for his drop in the polls. abc's tom llamas covering every step of this campaign. hey, tom. >> good morning. donald trump set to address radical islamic terror this morning at what's being billed as a major speech in the battleground state of ohio but lately he's focused on bashing does saying he'd be ahead by 20% if it weren't for the press. donald trump now in the midst of his newest battle. >> i'll tell you honestly, i'm not running against crooked hillary clinton. i'm running against the crooked media. that's what i'm running against. >> reporter: trump pumping out nearly a dozen tweets over the weekend bashing the media, blaming reporters for his
person, remain true to self. the media wants me to change but it would be very dishonest to supporters to do so. so what set him off, a story that spotlighted trump's unwillingness to adapt from the primary brawler into a more disciplined general election candidate. >> the newspaper's going to hell. they've got a couple of reporters in that newspaper who are so bad with -- i mean lack thinking about taking their press credentials away from them. >> reporter: the trump team insists the gop nominee is focused and organized. >> we've raised over $132 million in the last two months. >> reporter: but trump still playing by his rules on the trail handling a protester in connecticut like this. >> you can get her out. get her out. you know she looks just like hillary clinton actually. is that hillary? hillary, is that you? >> reporter: and trump who
considering what it may feel like to lose. >> oh, you better elect me, folks. i'll never speak to you again. can you imagine how badly i'll feel if i spent all of that money, all of this energy, all of this time and lost. >> reporter: and this morning the clinton campaign seizing on another "the new york times" story it reports trump's campaign chairman paul manafort's name appears in handwritten ledgers showing millions in undisclosed cash pa pro-russia political party while he was a consultant there. it's unclear if he received the cash. the clinton team is calling on trump to disclose if any employees or advisers are currently representing or being paid by pro-kremlin entities. the trump campaign denied these accusations in the past and manafort says he never received that cash. >> thank you. now to all the excitement at the olympics. the fastest man in the world, usain bolt making history and
amy handed off the baton t.j. holmes at the olympic desk with all the highlights. good morning. >> i'll try to finish this race here, robin. it's four years. we wait four years to see a ten-second race and what did we find out last night that yes, in fact, lightning can strike three times and then there's simone biles who at these olympics is proving to be unbeatable. >> set. >> reporter: this night in rio belonged to the reigning >> reporter: usain bolt sprinted into the history books during the most thrilling ten seconds in sport, the 100-meter dash. >> here he is still invincible, usain bolt. >> reporter: the jamaican star is now the first man to win this event three olympics in a row. >> it's not supposed to be that easy. >> reporter: the world's fastest man sported golden shoes on his victory lap before showing off that signature lightning bolt once again. >> the first man in history to
>> reporter: he stole the thunder from american justin gatlin, 34-year-old twice suspended for doping took villar. two days after her all-around victory simone biles back on top. >> she will become america's first olympic gold medalist on this event. >> reporter: the petite powerhouse vaulted her way to a third gold. >> and there it is. >> reporter: biles is now the first american woman ever to strike gold on vault and the first to win three golds in a single olympics. meanwhile, biles' final five teammate madison kocian also took home some hardware swinging to a silver on the uneven bars. and some good news for the u.s. men 's gymnastics team. >> oh. >> reporter: alex nadoor took bronze in pommel horse and posted this picture of his daughter. not able to hold back the tears.
but the night belonged to the favorites. one 4'8", the other 6'5", both olympic giants. now, simone biles still has two more events here, the beam and the floor exercise so she could collect some more gold. as far as usain bolt can anyone beat him? will anything low him down? hopefully, his momma said, a family, setting down and g hopefully that plan works >> that's universal whether you're fastest pan or not. back to you in a bit. you had a chance to sit down with the final five. >> it was so exciting, robin. these gold medalists are fierce, they're fired up and revealing how they handle all that incredible pressure. we're going to have much more in our next hour. here is a sneak peek. i was watching you guys with the cameras in your faces as you're waiting for your scores. what is that moment like?
like the longest -- like if it's a minute, it feels like the longest minute of your life but you know you put everything out on the floor and you did everything you could. >> when you see them right before they perform, they're smiling. i mean, they're so ready and so confident, i didn't feel nervous at all. >> they put all the work into it so they now -- but the families -- >> well, that's another story. >> we'll get that that later too. good to have you back. >> can't wait for that. jesse still had his post at the medal count wall. >> doing very go prizes. you can see right now leading the overall medal count with 69, have the most gold medals with 26. china is the u.s.' nearest competitor with 45. followed by great britain, russia and japan. today, guys, could be another day for team usa when simone biles and laurie hernandez compete in the women's balance beam finals. david. >> all right, jesse, thanks so much. we want to get back over to ginger. we talked about the floods. you have the heat advisories
from parts of north carolina to franklin, virginia, washington, d.c., baltimore and new york city. philadelphia has already had seven heat-related deaths this year so just because you haven't seen it, doesn't mean you can't. it's cumulative for the summer. 101, charlotte, 108 richmond, 95 philadelphia. it'll feel like 91 today in new york city. it'll stay nice and toasty tomorrow with more humidity
and i have to apologize. i sound like batman doing the weather like christian bale today because my allergies were off the charts. great to be back in the city with no grass and trees. >> kind of working for you, though. it's kind of working for you. thanks, ginger. coming up on "gma," robbed in rio. swimming star ryan lochte and his teammates were held up and a gun was pointed at ryan's head.
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on thin and presto-chip-o, now it's thin-credible! made with - welcome back to "gma" on a monday morning. prayer veryville, louisiana, a state of emergency declared this morning. more than 20,000 rescued already after deadly flooding there and now texas to ohio on alert for flash floods. ginger and rob tracking the latest. m in california. more than 4,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters struggle to contain the blazes fighting them from the ground and sky this morning. three adults and a child lucky to be alive after a dramatic rescue 24 miles off the florida coast. they were found clinging to their overturned boat. all had their life jackets on and all are okay this morning. >> wow. >> lesson for us all. also coming up t.j. live in rio breaking down the biggest winners at the olympics. here's a question and, t.j., i
michael phelps or usain bolt who actually has bigger bank. they got their medals but who has the bigger bank accounts? >> he wants to answer. >> i got it, i got it. first that shocking robbery in rio. u.s. gold medalist ryan lochte and three of his swimming teammates say they were held at gunpoint when men posing as police swarmed their taxis. matt gutman is in rio with the la >> reporter: hey, good morning, robin. no doubt this is a gorgeous city but rio may also be the most crime ridden city in which an olympics has been held in modern times and everything had gone more or less smoothly till that lochte robbery which set the entire olympic village on edge. ryan lochte one of the most decorated swimmers in history with 12 career olympic medals said he was this a taxi with teammates after an opening out
uniforms flashed badges and pulled them over. lochte had been partying and posing for pics with snowboarding great shaun white at this club. he says the men demanded the swimmers get on the ground. >> i refused. i was like i'm not giving you anything at all so i'm not getting down on the ground and this guy pulled out his gun, he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down and i put hands up like whatever. >> reporter: the assailants took only their money but the incident sending shock waves through rio. >> i kind of said, excuse me. i mean i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: the international olympic committee initially denying the incident took place. >> they said they spoke to lochte and said it interwasn't true. >> reporter: then retracting it saying lochte had changed his story. incidents occurring almost daily here. rocks hitting an olympic bus,
equestrian area and others robbed at knifepoint. the latest black eye for olympic organizers who guaranteed the safety of athletes. >> if we drop the ball in security, we need to get our act together. >> reporter: last week we embedded with the s.w.a.t. team taking on the criminals that robbed lochte. everybody wears this when they go out. they said the target them daily. feels like when you go out of this perimeter you are going into war. lochte and his teammates were so drunk they couldn't give a coherent description of their assailants or their getaway car. now, lochte so good in the pool may now be in hot water and olympic officials suggesting he misled them at least initially about what really happened yesterday. guys. >> yeah, a little too much celebration there, all right, matt.
>> you know, i think it's very fun and everyone is having a god time and celebrating but you are in a country where things can be unsecure and so i had a situation similar. we were pulled over. we didn't get out of the car. i mean i don't know what the intentions were but you just can't take any chances so luckily we were okay -- >> you told the taxi driver -- >> keep going. you can't let people pull you over. >> mother instincts kicked in with amy and her team and grateful for it. we turn to that at jfk overnight evacuated after reports of gunfire. passengers running for the exits and just look at the images coming in. gio benitez is at jfk with the latest. hey, gio. >> reporter: hey, david. those reports causing massive confusion at jfk. thankfully nobody was hurt but just take a look at what happened here. >> do we have any police officer units that can confirm shots fired? >> reporter: overnight chaos at
airports. >> i need roadways closed down, traffic stopped in the inbound and outbound. >> reporter: just after 9:30 p.m. sunday reports of an active shooter in terminal eight. >> we heard repeatedly get on the ground, get on the ground and i thought i might die tonight. >> reporter: authorities rushing to jfk international airport evacuating two terminals. halting planes. >> terminal 1 right now is being evacuated. no flights in or out. >> reporter: terrified passengers rni tarmac. >> someone started screaming. >> we were on the tarmac. >> on the tarmac running. there were tsa people running. >> reporter: hundreds of travelers leaving luggage and bags behind in the confusion waiting outside the terminals as police searched floor by floor. >> the local security guard starting yelling active shooter and everyone started running back up into the deboard area and it was complete chaos at this point. people crying. nobody seemed to know what was
and they still like it was clear they didn't know what to do. >> reporter: after nearly three hours authorities giving the all clear saying there is no evidence of a shooting. >> no evidence of shots fired on all the video of the area. >> reporter: now investigating what led to the reports that paralyzed one of the world's largest travel hubs. >> get down on the ground. >> reporter: back here live at jfk, we can tell you the airport here is now back to bris as usual. a few delays from that chaos tell you those delays should clear up pretty soon. >> hopefully so. okay, gio. now to an amazing survival story, a 4-year-old saved from a mountain lion as it tried to drag her away lucky to be alive. abc's linsey davis has more on the close call. >> reporter: this morning, a harrowing tale of child versus the wild. >> we didn't think we were in danger. we just thought it was passing through. but now we know it was actually
>> reporter: 4-year-olds kelsi butt was out camping with her family near green canyon hot springs, idaho, when her mother took her down for a nap. >> afterwards i took them to the tent. >> reporter: kelsi wondered off. that's when a giant mountain lion pounced clutching kelsi in its mouth trying to carry her off. her mom immediately jumped in. >> it just grabbed her with its teeth and flipped her over and then went to grab her again and we were there. her before running away leaving her scratched and bruised but alive and with a new nickname, her family now calls her princess puma. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> oh, how precious. quick thinking of the momma like that. >> that's momma instincts kicking back in. >> kicks in every time, david. >> you know what this is? >> the big board. >> the big board. coming up here outrage over another college sexual assault case and the sentence given.
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welcome back. time for our big board. our team of insiders is live for more on this morning's top stories and dan abrams is here at the desk with us, he's i think a couple
of stories you'll weigh in. first the outrage over that campus rape case drawing comparisons to the brooke turner trial at stanford. a former university of colorado student convicted of vex wall assault given what many are calling a lenient sentence two years in jail and probation, legal analysts areva martin will join us and also like the stanford case, the colorado victim, boy, the letter that she wrote and she said this to the
the judge. i have it right here. she said "have as much mercy for the rapist as he did for me the night of the sexual assault which was none" and then the judge with that sentence. what do you make of this, areva? >> you know, i think there's a lot of anguish in this country around the way rapists are being convicted and this case was so powerful, the statement given by this young woman so powerful. the only opportunity for the judge to hear from her, to hear and to weigh in on the sentence and then to get two years work release, i think many are disappointed by this sentence, robin. >> areva, let me ask, a lot of outrage about this sentence, how unusual is this, though? is this happening more than we think? >> there's some data out there that suggests that only 3% of rapists will actually spend time in jail. that report has come under attack but i think it's pretty clear that rapists on college campuses fare better in terms of
involved in rapes or convicted of rapes outside of the college campus so really something we need to look at in this country. >> college students have been talking about this on campuses all across the country, i'll ask you this. why is that the case? why does that seem to be more lenient, dan? >> i think we're seeing a lot more coverage of this now which is actually a good thing, exposing the criminal justice system for what it is both the good and the bad can be very helpful. here you're talking about gets this lenient sentence. no question this is below the level, i think most expected. >> talking about exposing the criminal justice system. this next headline, surprise twist "making a murderer" case, a federal judge overturning the convicted of brendan dassey who was found guilty in 2007 along with his uncle steven avery of murdering teresa halbach and the judge saying his confession was
look at this. >> your mom said you'd be honest with us. we already know what happened. >> dan, were you surprised. >> i was surprised not because of the reasoning, meaning i agree with the judge entirely. what makes this so surprising is you have a federal court here stepping in and saying, yes, i know this worked its way through the state court. yes, this is a state court crime. but this is such an unreasonable decision and raises such fundamental constitutional questions, that i'm going to that's what makes it so unusual in this case and why it was a surprise to many of us including those who think that brendan dassey is totally innocent. >> what about steven avery? >> this does not help avery. all these people say, oh, so avery will be the next one. if you read the judge's opinion, the judge sort of presumes in this opinion that the evidence against steven avery is valid. i don't think this is going to have any impact on his case, certainly in the a positive impact. his lawyer will file a separate
think he's still got an incredibly uphill battle. >> so much attention. >> in particular to avery. >> yes. >> you want to lighten things up? >> let's do it. >> now to that big adele news, a sold out concert. she shot down rumors that she would be performing at next year's super bowl halftime show. take a look at what she said. >> first of all i'd like to tell you that i'm not doing the super bowl. well, come on, i mean, come on. that show is not about and i don't really -- can't dance or anything like that. they were very kind. they did ask me but i said no. >> i can't dance. >> yeah, very well. the nfl and pepsi says they had conversations with several artists but they have not extended a formal offer to anyone. joining us now is howard bragman, howard, the super bowl halftime show is a big deal. what do you make of what adele said? >> i think adele's got a very sense of self because the super
field with my client, it's spectacle and adele is about intimacy even in a big arena, it's not fireworks, not dancing and probably the right decision for her. >> left shark dancing when she sings "hello," left shark when she's singing. >> howard -- we can try that but, you make a good point. i was at the staples center last week. there's two stages there but all she does is sing, i say that, it she makes a good point when she says the super bowl is really about more than that. she knows where she fits. >> it's hard to turn it down, there's 125 million people watching in the u.s. alone. it's the largest musical venue in the world. but she knows herself and that's why you got to respect her so much. >> much respect. i know how you dropped a liepts. your client was there last year. how about you and areva, who
>> kendrick lamar would be my choice. >> done and done. >> it's going to be all right. >> that's it. >> thank you all, thank you all very much. thanks to areva, dan and howard. coming up in two minutes, the olympians scoring more than gold. who has the most money. usain bolt or michael phelps? when i put on a great pair of pants... i can move, be myself and there's nothing better than that. the juliet ankle pant from chico's the ultimate fit for every body designed to move. made to flatter. only at chico's and chicos.com this pimple's gonna last forever. aw com'on. clearasil ultra works fast to begin visibly clearing up skin in as little as 12 hours. and acne won't last forever. just like your mom
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close. they are the fastest men on land. >> still invincible. usain bolt. >> reporter: and in the water. >> phelps has grabbed the lead. >> reporter: usain bolt and michael phelps prove over and over again they are the powerhouse olympians at the top of their sports. 31-year-old phelps now has 28 career olympic medals to his name, the most decorated olympian in history. his net worth, $55 million. bolt is 29 years old. he has just seven gold medals but reportedly he shot past phelps in net worth at nearly $60 million. where have they made their fortunes? endorsements. phelps signing on with visa, louis vuitton and speedo but his biggest, baltimore based under armour. ? it's the last good-bye ? >> reporter: but the lightning bolt from jamaica has signed on with gator raid and designer
him over the edge -- ? i'm on my way. >> reporter: a reported eight-figure deal with puma. all right, one other note here about the u.s. athletes. for a gold medal you get $25,000 from the u.s. you know, in prize money. over time, that would be about $575,000 that michael phelps has made just in the 23 gold medals but he gets taxed on that so he gets hit pretty hard so you're not going to get rich tha doing bad but the endorsements certainly put them over the top. >> that's how we say welcome home. >> just like us paying taxes. hey, rio, gio -- t.j., we'll get back to you -- you would think i was there, not you. but on the wheaties box, the final five, right. >> they were all holding it too. they were so proud. it was so cute. >> we're going to have amy's interview with the final five winning olympic gold coming up.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. state of emergency. catastrophic flash flooding down south after deadly storms drenched the region, at least 20,000 already rescued. crews racing to pull people to safety. fight of her life. shannen doherty's heartfelt message to her mom saying there's nothing like a mother's love as a "90210" star battles breast cancer. duchess kate on a mission. why she says she wouldn't hesitate to get mental health help for george and charlotte and why she's urging others to do the same. her fight to help every child who needs help right now ? you can't stop me no ? the final five, the best in
team usa's golden girls opening up about beating the pressure and how their parents are handling it and how simone bis as we say -- >> all: we are the final five, good morning, america. whoo! all right, they have captured our hearts. how adoorable are they my final assignment at rio, the final five. it doesn't get much better than that and they are all-stars in every way, not just in the gym but out of the gym, as well. their bond, incredible to watch. they really do seem like five best girlfriends who are killing it, by the way, at the olympics. >> having fun out there doing it. big smiles on their face. >> coming home with this major jewelry. all of them. this new line. you got to work really hard for it. amy, great to have you back.
middleton. just saying she really has done so many powerful things and here's another one. now on a mission to help parents feel comfortable talking about their children when those children need help with their mental health. she wants to get the word out so that parents feel okay about asking for help when they need it. in the meantime, proving her olympic talent, amy robach has made it to the desk. >> running in heels was an event, david. thank you so much. good morning. the big story this morning, the historic flooding in southern two feet of rain has fallen in just two days, we know right now at least five people are dead and since friday more than 20,000 people have been rescued. many of them stranded on an interstate some for more than a full day and unfortunately more rain is on the way. ginger will have the latest on that. then breaking this morning, another natural disaster, the wildfire raging in northern california. about 100 miles north of san francisco, firefighters there struggling to contain the blaze which has destroyed dozens of
evacuated. and milwaukee is now bracing for more protests after a second night of unrest over the deadly police shooting of a black man during a traffic stop. officers in riot gear clashed with an angry crowd last night. one person was shot, two officers injured. a day after six businesses were burned and squad cars destroyed. police say 23-year-old sylville smith was holding a gun and refused to drop it when he was shot by an officer who is also black. a dramatic crash landing a an air show. a small plane in england was forced to touch down in the water and then it flipped upside down. onlookers turned the plane over to rescue that pilot, remarkably he suffered just minor injuries and the plane appeared to be unscathed, as well. donald trump is delivering a speech in ohio this afternoon to lay out his plan to defeat isis. trump spent much of the weekend sparring with the media. he's blaming the press for slumping poll numbers like the figures out showing hillary
her home state. their home state of new york. vice president joe biden is campaigning with hillary clinton for the first time today. they're holding a rally in his hometown of scranton, pennsylvania. and an alert this morning for parents about the way they are putting their babies to bed. a small study shows many babies are being placed on their sides or their stomachs instead of correctly on their backs. increasing the risk of sudden infant death inis chrome. researchers at penn state say many cribs contain lose dangerous to a sleeping baby. at the olympics, simone biles is going to go for her fourth gold medal and t.j. holmes is at the "gma" olympics desk in rio with all the details. t.j., how are you liking it there? >> so far so good. i hit the ground running but you were right. this place is fantastic and action is fantastic, as well, simone biles there, that fourth gold medal, it could come on beam. that could come today, but she captured her third on sunday in the vault.
for an american gymnast back in 1904 and we'll see more of that final five interview in a moment. usain bolt, he's all smiles. why not? he moved into the 100-meter final last night and did what we expect him to do. first time anyone has taken three in a row in that event. the men's and women's basketball tournament action. in the medal race the u.s. leads the count with 69. the americans also have the most golds with 26 and how are some athletes dealing with the disappointment here in rio of missing out on a medal? how about mcdonald's. check out this australian badminton player who was loving it with fry, nuggets and anything else he could get his hands on. he said it was time to let go after months of eating clean
fare check. checking hospitals and bathrooms today to see if we can track him down. >> i have to be honest, i had mcdonald's. so did my entire team, sorry, yeah, it just happens sometimes. >> first time i've ever seen abs with that table of mcdonald's. if that could happen we'd be in. >> can i add a note. the field hockey team, they're one win away from medaling. this is huge. go, go, go, they lost on saturday but they're still in it. too. >> these athletes train hard for four years. "pop news" on monday. we'll start with "pop news" and we'll start with shannen doherty. she's thanking her mother rose for her support through chemotherapy. the actress shared a heartfelt tribute to her mom on instagram saying sometimes there's nothing like a mother's love to help get you through. thank you, mom, for always being there and being so strong for
what it's like to experience chemo making her mess her message, as we've heard you say, robin. >> she is definitely doing that. so important. >> all the best to her. of course, our thoughts go out to shannen doherty and her family. kevin hart and eniko tied the knot in california. the bride and groom shared their wedding photos on instagram. hart saying in love and loving it. the actor/comedian's 8-year-old son hendrix served as the bes you see both wearing matching designer suits. very snazzy and the bride wore a custom mermaid gown by vera wang and then into a second creation for the reception. nba firepower as well. chris paul, dwyane wade were in attendance. yeah. >> when kevin hart was here, he was beaming. he was very excited. we got more wedding news, it's monk, weddings happen all the time in the summer. amy schumer stepped away from
got a look from robin. helping one of her best friends down the aisle as a bridesmaid with her boyfriend sharing this congratulating the happy couple saying very happy to be a b-maid. joining us tomorrow right here on "gma." you can ask her about that, as well. can't wait for that and what's coming up in the "gma morning menu." a lot of good stuff coming. gymnastics biggest opening up about their incredible success and how they beat the pressure. and royal on a mission. duchess kate saying she wouldn't hesitate to get mental health help for charlotte and george. and urging other parents to do same. chance the rapper is red hot paying it forward in a huge way. he's going to be here performing live. that's all coming up on "gma" in times square. "gma's morning menu" is
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medalist in this event. >> ooh. there it is. that moment. superstar simone biles winning the vault final on sunday adding another gold medal to her ever growing count and amy had the golden opportunity to sit down before you returned home. >> that's right, robin. these women know how to work hard and win, but they also know how to have fun. opening up about how they handle all that pressure and their post-rio dreams. >> simone biles. >> reporter: for the final five the medals keep on coming with
first ever olympic vault gold medal. >> this is the first time an american woman wins a gold medal in vault. >> reporter: newcomer madison kocian taking silver on the uneven bars. >> she is phenomenal. >> reporter: with veteran gabby douglas placing seventh, biles, aly raisman and laurie hernandez with the individual floor and beam events still to come. you guys have done extremely well, you ladies but you can't celebrate too much. can you celebrate at all? >> i think you celebrate after your scores come up and you get the medal but then after that go again. >> you can't let the excitement of victory interfere with the meven tall -- you're laughing at me because you're like, i've got this, amy. i know what i'm doing. >> we all have nerves but at this point it's kind of autopilot. we've done these routines so many types that once we go out, it's just one more. >> we're just going to go into training, do what we've been doing and not change anything because it's working well. >> tell us what it's like seeing
with them but, you know, they get so nervous so do all of our parents because they want us to do well and know how much hard work goes into it. i feel bad seeing how stressed they were. >> reporter: so it was extra special when this happened. an emotional reunion at the p & g family home, the first time any of the final five have seen their parents since coming to rio over three weeks ago. the first chance for that special hug since winning gold. guys. >> reporter: of course the first chance to show off the new hardware. >> you put a sock on it. >> what else was i supposed to do. >> reporter: a moment to hug and regroup at the p & g family home where parents are pampered with salon treatments and laundry services to ease their stress. and for the team, they say it's their incredible sisterhood that keeps them loose and laughing. as they enter the home stretch
the bond that we saw and we're looking at right now, it really is remarkable. what do you attribute it to? >> we've been together for so long. >> we're just so ready that it's almost like a stress reliever that we get to go and compete because like we're just not stressed we're so ready it's fun when we go out and don't have to think about anything. that's how we have fun. >> can i ask you questions, you can jump in like a lightning round basically. >> oh, yes. >> celebrity you most want to >> carrie underwood. >> zac efron. >> or blake lively. >> i want to go shopping with her. >> oh, i would love to go shopping with her. >> blake lively. let's goshowing. >> reporter: first food you'll eat -- >> pizza. >> ice cream. >> what tv show can you not wait to get home and binge-watch. >> "bob's burgers." >> that is so funny. >> what am i watching on netflix? >> i have no idea. >> i've been watching "modern family" but i am ready to go to
my eyes are like closing. maybe i'll be the first person ever to fall asleep in an interview. >> adorable. that's how tired they are. my face hurt i was of laing so much. aly is so excited about having a normal life outside of the gym and wants to go to the movies and shopping and go to restaurants. that's all these women have been doing, as you know, dominique. the final two so two more days to wait before they can go to central semblance of >> we've been kept in good company with dominique dawes when you were there with the final five. it's great to have you back with us this week, dominique. so, simone and madison, what do you make of their performance. >> everyone was expecting simone biles to dominate on the vault and did exactly what she planned on doing and looked phenomenal out there and leading up to it sheing looked relaxed. i would have to say the olympian that went for a seventh time i think she's done -- the 41-year-old, hee did the best
bars. she did the best she could. russia took gold but she's going to be around for a little while. >> yeah, she's young and then we have simone, aly and laurie in the final two competition, beam and floor exercise. what are we expecting? more gold. >> more gold from simone biles. she's phenomenon on the balance beam. she's got the most difficulty. her floor routine is spectacular and her biggest competition on the floor will be her teammate aly raisman. >> could we see a medal sweep. >> no, only two but could see a goal on beam and i hope laurie gets in there. this is her opportunity to shine and now a professional athlete so she wants to get out there. >> she is so lovely. >> they're kids. >> we saw that when you were talking to them about celebrity -- blake lively. they want -- who wouldn't want to go shopping with her? but how do you help keep them grounded because you and your teammates have done a wonderful job. there is a lot of attention -- a lot of our young audience are
>> you know, the best advice i can give them and heard they're on the cover of a cereal box, i had that same experience 20 years ago and i remember when i walked to the grocery store and i saw myself and my teammates on a cereal box it was a surreal experience and my grocery shopping experience was like no other after that. i would say to these girl, make sure they put kids in their life first. give back to kids. it will make a difference. there is a touching story where i met laurie hernandez when she was very little and had her try on my olympic gold medal and today. i want to see it then also remember you can say no. learn to say no. make sure you're serves others, don't be used by anyone so stay true to who you are, your brand, your business, don't be led astray. there's a lot of wolves out there. be protected hopefully by your parents or good, loving families. >> simone said she's so ready to come back and soak it in. good for her. >> i think they'll also recognize their life has changed greatly and need to remember to
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back now with kate middleton on a mission for children's mental health. abc's lama hasan with the new message. >> reporter: overnight the duchess of cambridge senng powerful message to parents,
saying she and prince william would help their little ones with their mental health. the duchess releasing a new statement saying, both william and i feel very strongly that we wouldn't hesitate to get expert support for george and charlotte if they need it. >> kate is making a very powerful statement with this message sending a clear message to other parents they should not be worried to seek help because she would seek help. >> reporter: the mother of two
health and children and shining a light on a series of podcasts called child in mind by one of her charities. kate trying to help parents understand that with the right care, kids may overcome their issues saying "some children are tackling tough times without the support that can help them because the adults in their life are scared to ask. it doesn't need to be like this." >> mental health is just as important as physical long been a champion for bringing awareness to mental health and she is not alone. both william and harry are also on board. >> let's get our heads together and change the conversation on mental health. >> reporter: while the royal trio are on a mission making mental health one of their main priorities as they try to fight the stigma surround it hoping their star power will make a difference. david. >> lama, thanks so much. they are leading the way on so many things. thanks to you. outside to ginger who tells
>> here in times square. check this out. she's 80 and we have those rain showers that are affecting parts of southern illinois all the way down to louisiana and tex looking pretty good with showers and thunderstorms. this is typical this time of year for it not to rain we would have to have significant things going on but for today we'll continue with the southeast flow that will favor the showers and thunderstorms developing east of us and for the better part of the day, dry, humid, hot too, 105 with the heat index and cooling off with the thunderstorms, 40% to 50% through the end of the week. very excited about this. coming up, chance the rapper on a mission to help others and he's here performing live.
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back here at "gma" looking at team usa's swimming stars, dominating the pool winning 33 medal, 16 of them gold, t.j. you're in rio with
one of those gold medalists. >> one of those superstars. missy franklin is here. >> hi. >> thank you. so good to be here. thank you for having me. >> describe the olympic experience for this swim team. you guys have been phenomenal. >> it's been amazing. it's been so incredible being a part of this journey. there were so many things that happened this meet that were just historic. you look at michael phelps and simone manuel and katie ledecky, like so much happened and to be a part of it and be a part of this incredible legacy that we have, it's such an honor. >> okay, now a lot of people, now this has been, you said, a disappointing week for you.
disappointing weeks of your life. >> yeah. >> people have said it's been a heartbreaking experience but you came in here this morning, you almost kicked that door in with energy and just you didn't seem like somebody that was down. how are you dealing and processing with what did happen to you last week. >> you know, i'm definitely taking some time with it. by far it's been the most disappointing i've ever been in any athletic performance so for that to line up at the olympics is not a deal obviously, but that positivity just comes from knowing that i did the best that i possibly could and it just wasn't my week. it's the hard work and sacrifices i made just didn't show up. but i know that they will eventually and i think i'm going to be so much stronger after this experience. >> we don't have to look for something like you're not injured. no issue. >> i wish i could tell but that's sports. sometimes you do everything you possibly can and it's still not there but it's those types you have to keep your head high and keep pushing forward. >> how big of a deal has it been to have your family close by.
they're the best. ever since i was 5 and started swimming my parents have been so add perhaps about do your best and we'll be proud of no no matter what so to have that support and love even when i'm so disappointed in myself has been heartwarming. >> you know we're not death penaltied in you. everybody is so proud of what you've done and did pick up a gold in the relay. >> i'm incredibly proud of this. >> but 2020, no question we'll see you back. >> i fee more to learn, so much more to give back and would love to be back in 2020. >> this incident with the swimmers, ryan lochte and a couple of swimmers that have you all had any issues or security issues. >> no, i felt very, very safe this whole time. we were all so concerned when we heard that and i think everyone is just really grateful that everyone is okay and no one was hurt. >> and you're wrapping up this olympics and about to head out because you got to go back to school actually. >> i know, yes, i'm heading back to cal berkeley and i'm so
forward to getting back there, getting back with my team, getting back with athletes in action. all these different groups i missed being a part of so much this past year so i couldn't be more excited. >> it's an absolute pleasure. we'll hang out a little longer. >> you do that. >> she's not down at all. >> no, you give her a big hug for us. appreciate how she's handling everything. >> i'll give you a big hug. >> there you go. >> thank you, t.j. let's go outside to ginger. here, my new friends from texas and my buddy, b.j., from canada wanted to say good morning to everybody. i also wanted to start you off and give you an update because it's an unfortunate update, the lightning as beautiful as it is in this picture with that rainbow now up to 27 deaths this year as far as lightning goes, so from lightning and there were several accidents over the weekend. there's now going to be more storms with plenty of lightning inside from pennsylvania through parts of new york. this is for tuesday, this is the
includes almost right there in philadelphia. i wanted to also fly you from the very hot west where you have winds kicking up, the fire danger high to inundated south. houston, austin, everybody there in southern louisiana up to illinois all on alert for the flash floods. that's the big picture. b.j., o all that weather brought to you by tracfone. david. >> ginger, thanks so much. here with oscar winning actress natalie portman on a personal mission with her new project writing and directing and starring in "a tale of love and darkness" based on the powerful best-seller and want to start with a clip of the movie. you played the mom in this talking to her son about something really important.
>>. [ speaking a foreign language ] >> wow. telling her son when it's okay to lie. great to have you with us. >> thank you. >> mom, director, actress, writer of this new project of yours but i want to go back to when you originally read the book and said, natalie, you could envision it the were reading it. >> yes, i read the book for the first time almost ten years ago when it came out in translation and immediately i started seeing the film in front of my eyes and i knew that that had to be my first film to direct because it was so, so immediate in my mind. >> this particular story reminded you of the stories you had been told as a child. >> yes, it was so similar to so many of the stories i had heard growing up because my family is
israel and so i had heard so many stories about my grandparents as refugees from europe in the '30s, late '30s coming to israel which was then british mandate palestine and it's just that shock of what it is when you're an mcghie going to a place that is not anything like you expected it to be. >> decipher between what was reality and these stories picked up and expanded upon over time. ino and you went out and you thought i'll find someone to help write it and over time people said why don't you just write it. >> yeah, it was actually really empowering because i kept thinking, oh, i'll find someone, a professional writer to write this and i kept meeting with people and they said you know how to do this, you're explaining what you want. so eventually i adopted it myself. >> not only did she write this, she starred in it, you also directed it and i'm curious,
how much have you taken from other directors that you've worked with in the past to then help the arcs who are on the set and is it easier to direct yourself? >> so i thought it would be harder than it was because there's actually something easier when you watch yourself and you want to change something, you don't have to figure out the words to use to explain it. you just do it. you know what you want and you just do it whereas with other actors you obviously have to find the language that them and i definitely took from directors i worked with in many ways, you know, anthony minghella who i worked with on "cold mountain" would have actors opposite you change their lines and i would do that with the arcs sometimes where you're offscreen you can say something that shocks them or scares them, there was a time when i wanted the little boy to be excited running out and i would tell him like, there's an ice cream truck outside and he'd just light up and go out. >> we just have a few seconds
>> uh-huh. >> and you embraced motherhood in the same way you embraced all your work and wonder how it helped you on the set in making sure everyone was taken care of. >> it is actually quite parental role, i think, being a director because your job is to make everyone comfortable, make sure everyone is okay and also get the best out of them. like how can you everyone courage them and support them to get the best out of them which is very much a parental role. >> natalie, great to have you back on " morning and "a tale of love and darkness" in select theaters this friday and coming up this morning, chance the rapper is here. natalie and i were hearing him warm up in the break. incredible. you got to see this. and a mission under way to help others.
we're back now with chance the rapper. the independent artist one of hip-hop's most innovative up and coming stars. his critically acclaimed music is topping charts and his social work with his father, his younger brother, his family is inspiring so many. we're going to chat, don't worry, more importantly you'll hear him perform but first we want to take a look at chance's journey. ? i got my city doing front flips ? ? whenever the -- >> reporter: one of the hottest new names in hip-hop. chance the rapper, a chicago
gospel and r&b on his latest mix tape "coloring book." >> i make rap music for everybody. ? my handmade pan fried sun dried south side and beat the devil by a landslide ? >> reporter: they caught the attention from everyone from jay z and beyonce to madonna to another chicago great, kanye west. >> all my music to a certain extent is about freedom. there is a lot of taboos in hip-hop that people try t away from. i think a big one is people should be able to speak about god. if you're not free to speak about god then you're not free. >> reporter: he graced the cover of "billboard" and "complex" magazine and nike just tapped him to be the voice of their new campaign. he gained his following from social media and grassroots marketing and even though several major record labels approached him, he's choosing
independent. >> i think the music industry is something that's very separate from music and so staying on the music sound i found success. >> reporter: instead of selling his music he's giving it away for free. his latest mix tape is only available to stream. making it the first stream only album to chart on the billboard 200. before chance was selling out arenas around the world he started here at the chicago public library's u-media a youth learning space that gives students tools to foster their creativity. >> welcome to open mike, chicago. >> reporter: now he's paying it forward and hosts a monthly open mike night for students. >> we get on that stage, we're not afraid to make mistakes. ? i put the tonic ? >> chance is inspiring to me because i'm in the same type of programming he was into. ? so it kind of makes me feel like
>> chance the rapper, it is so great to have you here. but looking forward to spending some time with you and letting people get to know you and the work that you're doing and to hear these young people talk about, hey, it gives them hope. these open mikes and i know you have other project, as well. tell us about your passion to help young people. >> yeah, i mean, i come from a family of organizers and abolitionists and socia and just a long line of people that work in the community, so it's -- it always felt integral to becoming a man to be person of the people and put in work. >> i love how you found your way to do it. i'm sure all your family members and you are very good about talking about your family and your ancestor, they had their way of doing it. this is your way. >> yeah, it's awesome. i mean, i'm in a -- i think the
where that lands, you know, and correlates with music, i'm in a good space to do whatever i want. you know. >> absolutely. and it's gaining the attention of people, president obama put out his playlist for the summer. you're on it. >> yeah. >> "acid rain." >> yeah, pretty crazy. i had no idea. i didn't see that coming. and probably the coolest playlist i've ever been included in. people don't know at home but we met before this. >> last yeah. >> did you bring your mom? i saw your mom. >> i did bring my mom as my date. >> i'm glad. that's the kind of young man that you are. >> yeah. >> some people have to see you at the espy, quite a performance and had to be an honor paying tribute to the great one, muhammad ali. >> yeah, i mean, he's -- since i was young i always felt a very close connection and me and my dad always bonded through watching old boxing clips and stuff, so to be up there, you know, with his face behind me
glory to god and give glory to him and console his family, it was one of the best moments i've ever had. >> and moments that's coming up for you, as well. mtv awards, the vmas. you're nominated. you don't even -- you give your music away. it's the first time, you know, strictly streaming online like that and to get a nomination. >> yeah. i mean, like that in itself i feel like i won just being celebrated and being mtv, shoutout to mtv for knowing what's up, i guess. they're awesome. yeah, it's an amazing feeling. i don't really care about winning anymore. it's just to have them notice me is very cool. >> you mean it when you say it's truly an honor to be nominated. some people say that but you mean it. you mean it. can you perform for us coming back? >> i would love to perform for you, please. >> you said, you know, you're more -- >> i can function in the morning. this is my first daytime tv, you
? i was talking back and now i gotta stay at grandma's crib ? ? bunch of tank top nappy headed bike-stealing chatham boys ? ? none of my boys ain't had no dad none of my boys ain't have no choice ? ? jj, mikey, lil derek and them 79th street was america then ? ? ice cream truck and the beauty supply blockbuster movies and harold's again ? ? we still catching lightning bugs when the plague hit the backyard ? ? had to come in at dark cause the big shawty's act hard ? ? okay grandpa grand ? first day, shooting source summer school get to losing students ? ? but the cpd getting new recruitment our summer don't our summer our summer don't get no shine no more ? ? our summer die our summertime don't got no time no more ? ? you're my friend summer friends don't stay ? ? you're my friend ? ? summer friends don't stay around summer friends summer friends ?
stay around ? ? oh i used to kill 'em with the long hair momma had salon doing perms out the armchair ? ? yeah we're working late he treat the crib like it's a timeshare ? ? i would mow some lawns for my ones like a lawn chair hoo hoo ? ? now i'm the same way over time all the time every night hey ready my blessing now i'm ready how i wait ? ? never let a friendship get in my way never let a blog get in my way ? ? make the whole song do whatever i say ? ? 79, 79, 79, 79 place 79, 79, 79, 79 place ? ? some of my homegirls got lost in the paperwork they was good friends but i faked the clerk ? ? 'cause if it ain't work can't make it work it's been a minute since i called on a friend ? ? screwed up and messes all my friends all my friends all my ?
? so young before i could remember i would always treat my gang like family members ? ? even when the changing never changed up i always bring my friends my friends up ? ? when i was so young before i could remember i would always treat my gang like family members ? ? even when the changing never changed up i always bring my friends up ?
county where 275 through st. pete looking great. all the lanes wide open. up to speed from the sunshine skyway all the way to the howard frankland. we have a new crash reported ulmerton road at seminole boulevard and i am seeing some slowdowns in the southbound lanes. so give yourself extra time if you're heading through there. an update now on the crash we've been talking about all morning on northbound westshore at gray street. before you get to 275, they have reopened that northbound lane that gray street is going to remain closed eastbound throughout the day. a car hit a fire hydrant, it's going to take time for that to be cleaned up. we're still seeing slowdowns further south through palmetto, southbound i-75 down to 10 miles per hour. still due to a crash right past the southern apex. u.s. 41 might be a better option for you. good morning. looking much better in the weather department. we had clouds earlier, now
throughout the rest of today. setting the stage for another round of showers and storms. i think we'll have a little more than yesterday, tampa and further south. we had a lot of cloud cover yesterday early. that didn't allow for much thunderstorm activity. except for the north. titan doppler radar quiet now, visible satellite seeing a few clouds getting going but not much. the cumulus clouds won't build until midday. already feels like 90 degrees. so the low 90s you see there for highs will feel like 103 and off dramatically as storms roll in from east-to-west. and temperatures back up to the 90s. by the way the pattern is this week, typical for this time of year, nothing widespread as far as showers or thunderstorms and rain chances 40% to 50%. we will talk about the tropics
a school kicks off for many students in the tampa area and a pinellas county teacher is fighting to live after police say a drunk driver crashes into her car. >> why farmers e beer to save their business from a disease that is killing off their orange trees. good morning to everyone. i'm sarina fazan, deiah riley has the morning off. >> i'm dan shaffer. back to school for several counties. >> and infusing technology into the classroom. >> a pasco county middle school is rolling that out today. james tully live, teachers