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from katy, texas. please welcome christine barr. [cheers and applause] how you doing? good to see you, christine! how are you doing today? >> i'm great. how are you? >> wow, so you're a rapping teacher, huh? >> well, i get my students to rap, 'cause when you're teaching grammar, it's not the most exciting part of your day, so if i can get my students to do what i call "grammarama"-- you take things from english, you set 'em to songs or raps, so brooke and courtney this year came up with, "i like big books and i cannot lie. you other readers can't deny. when a girl comes in with a great, big book you sit up in your seat, you get smart." >> oh, my god, that was good! no, that gets props! listen, i need the rapping trigonometry. that's what i need. >> oh, me too. oh, trigonometry. >> are you ready? let's get right into it. the questions have already been shuffled, and the money values have been shuffled too. are you ready to play?
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>> i am ready! >> let's play millionaire! [dramatic musical flourish] here's your first question. >> okay. >> between the 78th and 82nd academy awards ceremonies, who was the only actress to win the best actress oscar for playing a fictional character? >> kate winslet, i think, that would be after titanic. so that's fictional. you know what, i think i'm gonna ask the audience with this one. >> okay, audience, christine needs your help. please grab your keypads and vote now. [percussive music] ♪ the votes are in. let's take a look.
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ooh. >> ooh. >> wow. >> okay. >> 28% of the audience says "a," but that could go the whole way here. it's pretty even. >> i'm pretty sure reese witherspoon played june carter cash, and that was why she was nominated. and was winning the oscar. sandra bullock won, but that was for... oh, the football movie. blind side. so that gives me kate winslet and marion cotillard. i'm gonna go ahead and jump, because to go out now would just destroy my credibility, so let's just jump it. >> you're going to jump the question? >> i'm going to jump the question. >> listen, i think that is a great, great move. she's jumping the question. it is now out of play. i'm gonna tell you the answer, but first, could you tell me, you know, just what you think? >> b.
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>> you think it's b? let's see. is it b? >> ah... >> no, it was kate winslet. all right, well, let's check out how much money you jumped over. >> low number, low number. >> $7,000. >> that's okay. that's okay. >> you're still in the game. >> i'm still in the game. >> it's better than going home. >> right. >> i'll tell you that right now. listen, i'm gonna take a break right now. we'll be back with more millionaire with christine right after this. [cheers and applause]
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>> welcome back to millionaire. i'm here with christine barr from texas. she has no money in her bank right now, but let's get right into the game and put some money in that bank. are you ready? >> i am ready. >> all right, let's play millionaire! [dramatic musical flourish] here's your next question. at 72 years old, buzz aldrin famously punched a man in the jaw after he accused him of never doing what? >> well, buzz aldrin is a remarkable man, but i'm pretty sure he wouldn't have any trouble with being accused of never wrestling a grizzly bear
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or hitchhiking around the world. and i'm not sure that anyone can bench press 2,000 pounds. so i'm thinking it's probably "a," landing on the moon, final answer. >> that's your final answer, but you know what? i can bench 2,000 pounds. >> oh, i stand corrected. >> i just wanna get that out of the way right now. >> okay, okay. good to know. >> yeah, but you are right! >> yes! >> you are right! let's put some money in her bank! $5,000! >> yes! >> yes! much better. >> $5,000. you got one lifeline, and look at that. $25,000, $15,000, $10,000. let's put some more in there. >> from your lips to god's ears. >> that's right. let's go, then. which of these states is not celebrating its quasquicentennial in 2014?
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>> hmm, okay. so i'm pretty sure nebraska and north dakota came in around the same time, so that means i'm looking at montana and washington. but i am not sure at all, so i think i'm gonna go ahead and use my last lifeline, my plus one, my cousin kathy. >> all right. you're gonna use your plus one. >> i'm gonna use my plus one. >> all right, plus one kathy, come on out here. how you doing? oh, good to see you. >> nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you. this is great. this is great. listen, i'm gonna step back and let you do it. >> okay, so quacentennial, how many years are we talking? >> that should be... >> 4 and 20, so-- but it's more than 80. >> it's more than 80. i would probably guess washington, however i'm not 100% sure. and i want to be 100% sure. >> i want to be 100-- want you to be 100% sure. >> be friends. always be friends. >> this is my cousin. >> you're family. you're family.
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>> we're family. she wants to help me, and... >> and i don't want to hear about it for the next 20 years. [laughter] that would be bad. >> ah... 'cause, see, i'm leaning towards nebraska. >> see, i don't think that would be a bad choice. i know i'm no help. >> christine, it's your decision. >> it's my decision, and i'm gonna have to live with it. d, washington, final answer. >> 20 years is a long time. just don't talk about it for the next 20 years, because it's "a," nebraska. >> oh! >> your first mind was correct. listen, we're gonna take a break, but you do get $1,000 for being here. thank you. thank you. we'll be right back with more millionaire with these wonderful people! wonderful people! [cheers and applause] this is ka. setting up the perfect wedding day
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>> the answer to that question was supermoon. welcome back. this is one of my favorite parts of the show. i'm gonna bring one of our audience members down here and give them a shot at 1,000 bucks! [cheers and applause] demari davis, from stanford, connecticut, please join me! >> me! ah! [cheers and applause] >> what's up? what's up, my man? how you doing? >> i'm good. >> you ready to make $1,000? >> of course. of course. >> all right, listen... >> yes! >> this is how this works. i'm gonna give you a question, you get it right, we'll give you $1,000. it's pretty simple. all right? >> yes. >> so are you ready? >> yes. >> all right. [laughter] let's play millionaire! [dramatic musical flourish]
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here's your question. known for living the part, kevin spacey is said to have glued his fingers together to better portray his character in what film? >> i have absolutely no idea, so we're gonna do this so fast. "a," the usual suspects. is that a movie? >> is that your-- is that your final answer? >> yeah, is it? >> there you go. well, yeah, you're correct! >> aah! >> you just got $1,000! that's how we do it! uh, uh, uh, uh! that's how we do it right here! thank you for being here! we'll see you next time on millionaire! makin' money! closed captioning sponsored by:
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called isol and isis, and what his plan is, to destroy it. it is wednesday night and the big story on "action news" tonight, it is the united states on the attack against isis. obama announced that in his words, america will lead a broad coalition to roll role back this terrorist threat. isis has carved out huge sections of iraq and syria, under its control. it is establishing a islamic state to be ruled by law, it slaughtered thousands of people mostly muslims who won't immediately join their ranks. of course, an isis solder beheaded two american journalist james foley and steven on the sotoloff. >> our objective is clear, we will destroy isis through a comprehensive, sustain counter terrorism strategy. >> obama says he will send another 475 troops to the region, to be advisors and
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intelligence operators. but he says, that will not be a ground war for the united states. obama said that the air campaign that he began against isis in iraq will now extend into syria, isis home base. >> if left uncheck these terrorist could pose a growing threat beyond that region, including to the united states. while we have not yet detect specific plot ago begins our home land, isis leaders have threatened america and our allies. our intelligence community believes thousands of foreigners... >> again obama said there is no specific threat against the united states, but the the allies are feeling threaten. and now lets -- >> we made it clear we will hunt down terrorist in our country where ever they are. that means i will in the hesitate to take action against isis in syria as well as iraq. this is a core principal of my presidency. if you threaten america, you
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will find no safe haven. >> analysis from abc news is coming up later tonight on night line, right after kim jimmy kimmel live. vineland police are saying lit about a crash that sent a pedestrian to the hospital. investigators are still on the scene right now along the 1,000 block of west landis avenue in front of the wal-mart, two medical helicopters were dispatched at 8:30 tonight and we know at least one transported a victim to cooper university hospital. two young siblings are in critical condition with head injuries tonight. after they were struck wye a pickup truck. it happened in northeast philadelphia, at academy and byberry, at 3:00 o'clock. two nursing students who saw the accident scene, pulled over, and then aided the seven year-old boy and his ten year-old sister. police say that the driver was making a legal turn and this appears to be an unfortunate accident. the news broke earlier tonight, a florida real estate
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developer has made a 90 million-dollar bid, for the revel casino hotel in atlantic city and revel has accepted the offer. "action news" reporter kenneth moton has the story. >> reporter: a two and a half billion dollar building for the the low, low price of $90 million. >> yeah, that is a steel. >> yeah, really. >> any business is good at this point. anybody willing to come in. >> reporter: news spread on the atlantic city boardwalk that the building formerly known as revel has a bidder. last week the twice bankrupt casino and hotel closed leaving so many to wonder, what will become of the 47 story luxury state of the art glass tower. the city says it could be months even spring before a new buyer came along but wednesday, a south florida mega developer by the name of glenn straub made an offer revel could not refuse: cash. >> that would be excellent because the city is really suffering, you know, three casinos close, and then a fourth. with the atlantic club.
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we need the money here. we need jobs. >> reporter: sixty-seven year-old straub, who deposited ten million-dollar in an escrow account set up the company polo north country club incorporate todd purchase the the property. the name is similar to straub's sprawling 2200-acre resort palm beach polo and country club in florida. it is unclear if he plans to turn this property into condo minimums or operate as a casino. that could be a more costly move considering the state of the gambling industry in atlantic city. >> that is a crazy investment fittings under five years from now. i wouldn't want to see that happening. >> reporter: revel will go up for sale in two weeks which means someone can out bid straub and his company. bankruptcy judge will have to approve any sale. reporting from atlantic city, kenneth moton for channel six "action news". there is word late tonight that the nfl will launch an inn investigation into the ray rice video incident. the investigation will be led
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by ex-fbi director robert muhler who will look into questions about how the league handled the crucial video. the associated press is reporting that it was told by a law enforcement official that he sent the now infamous tape to an nfl executive five months ago. source cannot confirm if anybody actually watched it. nfl commissioner roger goodell said yesterday that the nfl had asked to see the tape months ago but that it was not given the opportunity. philadelphia police are trying to track down the person who attacked, robbed and stabbed a 61 year-old woman this morning. victim didn't stand much of a chance. she has ms. and was in a wheelchair. "action news" reporter dann cuellar has her exclusive story. >> i went to play my lottery at shop rite like do i every morning. >> reporter: amarillo gonzales says she was on her wheelchair on her way back from the shop rite at island and lindberg. she said a young man jumps off his bike and runs toward her. >> she said give me all of your money.
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i said i don't have any money. give me all your money, everything you have, or you will die. >> reporter: victim who has suffered with ms for 34 years said she was struggling with the man for her handbag when the attacker pulled a knife and stabbed her in the right shoulder. >> all there was, dann, $80. but i had my license and credit cards in there. >> reporter: for $80. >> for $80. it hurts. i'm going through pain right now. >> reporter: this assailant its same one who stabbed and robbed a six three-year old man monday at 5:00 in the afternoon. >> we're concerned in this area we have a strong residential population and a big commercial district here, and this individual is clearly out there on a bike and we are asking for public's help in trying to identify who this individual is. >> reporter: the attack on morales is third attack on the disable person across the tri-state area since last week. for her part, morales never imagined that she would ever be attack while in her wheelchair. >> somebody at least have a
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little bit of respect. >> reporter: for a person in the wheelchair. >> sure. >> reporter: morales is a resident of this property for the the disable, ce of of english is outraged that someone would attack a person in the wheelchair. >> from my perspective is there a special place in hell for people that do these things and we, as a society, have to come together and protect each other. >> reporter: the attacker is describe as a black male between age of 14 and 18 year-old, last seen riding a dark colored mountain bike. police are working on securing surveillance footage at the pen rose plaza where the attack happened, if you have any information, you are being asked to call police. in southwest philadelphia, dann cuellar for channel six "action news". a montgomery county boy scout troop are the 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks with the flag tribute tonight. troop 22 out of cheltenham, planted the american flags along tookany creek parkway tonight, the the flags were placed between jenkintown road and central avenue, each flag symbolizing a life that
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perished on that faithful day. coming up on "action news" tonight we will explain today's on line protest that has major web site pretending the internet had been slowed down. video from inside a local casino as another person claims they were man handled by security guards. plus ferguson, missouri coming to a boiling point between protesters and police, cecily. get ready for sum are heat and humidity tomorrow before this system brings us a line of storms and the return to fall-like air weekend, i'll explain in the accu weather forecast. wendy saltsman is here with an exclusive "action news" investigation revealing claims that you have paid a stunning amount of money to help people get signed up for subsidized health care plans, wendy. >> reporter: jim, for the first time we will uncovered how federally funded health care navigators spent 67 million-dollar and how few people of them actually sign up. where did your money go? we have shocking numbers and how local navigators performed coming up next.
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protesters if ferguson, missouri planned a rush hour shut town of a busy interstate to protest the killing of michael brown tonight. law enforcement in riot gear block demonstrators from blocking the highway. police arrested 35 people for throwing roxanne bricks. demonstrators say they want the governor to appoint a special prosecutor in this case. another guest at harrah's casino in atlantic city claims to have been roughed up by its security force. amy walsh, says that the a attack happened two years ago while attending a bachelorlet party. the 26 year-old said she was
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brutally beat up, grab by the throat and pinned autopsy begins the wall. altercation with bouncers was captured on tape, and there are now at least nine lawsuits against harrah's for accusations of excessive force. the federal government is planning to spend another 60 million-dollar on a controversial program. the guides consumers through health insurance marketplace, and helps them enroll in plans. but the program is coming under congressional scrutiny tonight as a result of our investigation into its performance. "action news" investigative reporter wendy saltsman obtained internal records and after eight months of digging and we must ask what did you find. >> reporter: welshing jim health care navigators were paid $67 million across the the country last year. their job was to educate consumers and the other was supposed to be signing up people for health insurance. but we wanted to know how well the enrollment portion really work? tonight we're learning some low performing navigators in our area were just awarded
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more than $700,000 of your tax money all over again. >> i'm covered. >> we're covered. >> now we're covered. >> reporter: it was one of the most expensive marketing campaigns in the federal government's history, 700 million of your tax dollars spent advertising the health care marketplace, on top of a billion toll air web site and 67 million-dollar dulled out to local navigators who were supposed to educate the public about the the program and assist people in shopping for and enrolling in plans. >> spent more money. >> reporter: this week centers for medicare and medicaid services or c ms announced they will hand out another 60 million-dollar to navigators in the next few months. while some members of the congress argue they have no clear understanding what the original pay load was spent for in the first place. >> i absolutely think it is a waste of taxpayer dollars. >> reporter: until now number oven reallies sign up by navigators has never been released. congressman joseph pits said from the beginning the program lacked oversight, direction and fiscal accountability.
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>> when taxpayers once they find this out will just be furious. >> reporter: cma internal records, in delaware got $510,000 sign up 260 individuals. on an average, that is a $1,963 spent is per single person enrolled n new jersey wendy sykes got $240,000, and signed up a total of 94 people. on average, $2,500 per person. and, in pennsylvania, one navigate or mental health america who received a half million-dollar grant only signed up 145 people, for an average cost of $3,777 per person, they enrolled. >> it is outrageous. i mean that is a misuse of taxpayer money. >> there was no protection, just trying to sign up as many people as possible. >> reporter: the program manager says mental health america was operating on a minimal staff with two navigators for several months and battling glitches in the
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federal system. >> because the system was having some issues, it was very difficult to enroll people from beginning to end. >> reporter: but their director argues number of people enrolled does not accurately represent the number of people mental health america touched through their billboards, call center, public events, and other advertising. a lot of that money went toward advertising. >> c ms says our role was primarily education, outreach, and also, then to enroll persons. >> reporter: press sill a chapman from the delaware navigate or believe education was their number one mandate and advertising events, reached 17,000 people. >> number of people enrolled is one measure of success, compared to others. >> reporter: she arguing although c ms numbers say they only signed up 260 individuals in affordable health care plans they double that including people they enrolled in medicaid. >> we certainly are working very aggressively to increase our numbers. we want our numbers to be much larger, both in terms of education, and in terms of
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outreach and in terms oven role. >> either so much education that you can do. >> reporter: representative joe pits chairs house subcommittee in the house and says he plans to ask c ms for a full report and call for a hearing before congress as a result of our investigation. >> we want to get to the bottom of this. >> reporter: new jersey navigate or wendy sykes would not return my multiple calls, and e-mails, sykes and chapman llc in delaware were both awarded grants, again but mental health america in pennsylvania was not renewed as a navigate the or this year. not all navigators have the same enrollment will challenges but pennsylvania association of community health centers signed up nearly 7,000 people at an average cost of just about a hundred dollars per person. now we have a lot more on this story, including a statement from c ms on our web site at six abc.com. >> thank you, wendy. dozens of popular web sites took part in an on line protest, today. in a stand to protect net

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