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hey, man, everybodyokay? >> i started seeing the spanning. and you could see the debris as it started spinning around in a circle. and i started hearing trees snap and telephone poles snap. it's going to be a little hard to stomach at first. >> he has been told by the neurologists and the neurosurgeon that she is not capable of any cognitive thought process. >> she gives me a long blink when i ask her if she wants to see her children. it means the world to us that people that come here, some of them don't even know
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brittany. >> i felt this hit so, i slid off his back and undid my cord to swim away. >> those just some of the stories we're working on for you today. thank you so much for having us over. i'm virginia cha. this is hln news and views. let's get to our top story now. rescuers are fanning out across mississippi, looking through shattered homes for survivors as well as victims of the deadly weekend storms. at least one tornado ripped through that state. ten people are dead, and three of them are children. yaz hsu county in the west central part of the state took the hardest hit. to the east, choctaw county also got smashed. meteorologists don't know if the same tornado cut one long arc of destruction, or if it was multiple twisters causing this damage. survivors say they are just happy to be alive. >> it was unbelievable. it just a -- when the windows exploded, it was like anything i've never experienced. it was just amazing. it scares the daylights. i'm very fortunate.
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i've got four beautiful children, and i couldn't imagine being without them. as tragic as everything is, we've lost kin folks and family in this incident today. we've lost family members, and our heart goss out to them, because i just -- we're lucky to be here. and you don't realize how lucky you do have it until something like this happens. >> tornadoes were reported in four states from arkansas east to alabama. the environmental fallout from the massive oil rig explosion off the coast of louisiana could be worse than first thought. we now know oil is leaking from the well at the rate of 42,000 gallons a day. that's much faster than first reported. yesterday the coast guard discovered the oil 5,000 feet underwater. >> the potential is catastrophic, you know. this things, if they don't get a handle on it and it continues to spew tens of thousands of gallons of product a day, and the winds push it inland, we could have some real challenges
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in the fishing community. >> 11 rig workers are still missing. bad weather continues to delay the cleanup effort. a movement to punish arizona for passing a controversial new immigration law is actually gaining steam from within arizona. congressman raul grijalva says he wants to organize a boycott of his state's lucrative convention business. grijalva says organizing a boycott is just the beginning. >> it's about economic consequences to the extremists that put this law together. it's about political voting, and it's about a legal strategy to challenge this. >> civil rights leaders use that same strategy back in the 1980s when arizona's governor did away with the state's martin luther king jr. holiday. arizona lost hundreds of conventions, even the super bowl. voters eventually passed a law making king's birthday an official holiday. opponents of the new law are rallying again this afternoon at the state capitol. now this legislation won't go into effect until august or
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september. but even if it's blocked by the courts, one supporter, sheriff joe arpaio says it has already started a healthy debate. >> i think what is going to happen now, you will see the white house, the president and congress finally take some action on the illegal immigration problem. if it took this for them to be alert and to do something, then that's worthwhile, isn't it? i will predict that this will be an issue finally that congress will take up. >> phoenix mayor phil gordon plans to challenge the law. he says he will explore ways to take legal action against it at tuesday's city council meeting. state lawmakers in chicago are calling on the national guard to help fight crime. today they said the guard should be sent to chicago right away to get the guns and crooks off the streets. >> we've already known that the
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u.s. troops have been winning the hearts and minds in iraq. they stabilized those communities. they made those communities much better from the time that they went in, and now those communities are safe. and we're saying that's what we want right here in illinois for the national guard to come in and help stabilize the community with the chicago police department. this is a time that we're in a financial deficit, and we're talking about raising taxes. well, how can i speak to my community and say i want to raise your taxes when people are dying every day? >> there have been several deadly shootings in chicago in recent weeks. they include a shooting two weeks ago that left a woman and three young children, one a 7-month-old infant, dead. president obama today comforted families of the miners killed in an explosion. the president met privately with those families, and then joined them for a public memorial service in beckley, west virginia. the president will deliver a eulogy shortly. vice president joe biden will
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also speak at the service. you may remember 29 miners died in that blast on april 5th. al qaeda in iraq confirms that two of the group's top militant leaders in iraq have been killed. the group acknowledged their deaths on its website. u.s. official says the men were killed in a joint u.s.-iraqi operation a week ago in tikrit. the military is calling the deaths a potentially devastating blow to the terrorist group. an '80s rock legend is back in the news after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage. the latest update from bret michaels' rep about how he is doing. ys the hat guy. i can't even tell you how much it's changed my life. [ male announcer ] only rogaine is proven to regrow hair in 85% of guys. no more hats. [ male announcer ] stop losing. start gaining.
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[ male announcer ] visine®-a is clinically proven to relieve all your worst eye allergy symptoms. it goes right where you need it, relieving allergy eyes in minutes. visine®-a. the most complete allergy eye drop. rocker bret michaels remains in the hospital in critical condition following a brain hemorrhage. the lead singer of the rock band poison was rushed to the hospital thursday night. michaels' rep said yesterday that michaels remains in critical condition. but he cautioned there are several incorrect reports floating about how he is actually doing. further tests are being run and more information will be
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released in the coming days. michael as you may know has been back in the spotlight in the recent weeks as a contestant on "schlecht apprentice." when will it ever end? that is what lindsay lohan tweeted after another very public fight with her father. last week her dad, michael lohan persuaded a sheriff's deputy to help him enter lindsey's los angeles home. he says he wanted to check on the welfare of lindsay's 16-year-old sister who was staying with her. listen to what heed that to say to our jane velez-mitchell on "issues." >> what problem do you feel your daughter lindsay has? let's talk about the big elephant in the room, and what are you afraid of? >> what i'm afraid of -- listen, i'm not knocking the treatment that she says she went to already. but when people with addiction problems go into a treatment center, i don't think they should go in without being on prescription drugs and come out being on prescription drugs. every time lindsay went to a rehab, they put her on more and more prescription drugs. she's got a major problem with
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prescription drugs now. and we know that when you mix it with alcohol and other elicit drugs or illegal drugs you have a toxic combination there. >> lindsay has said that she has abused substances in the past but says she has since learned to embrace life instead of drugs. it has been 40 years since the first earth day. it begs the question how green are you? well, we took that question to the street. >> i'm joe carter, and this is hln's "views from the street." it's earth day. how important is going green to you? are you guys environmentalists? are you aware of earth day? >> yeah, i'm aware. they always do a birthday celebration on campus. >> have you ever participated in earth day? >> i'm always happy earth day, but i don't know that i could talk extensively about it. >> i didn't even know it was an earth day. >> every earth day for the past six years i've planted two trees each year.
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>> what do you do on a day-to-day basis to be a greener person? >> i don't know. >> every time you leave a room, lights out. >> we recycle and we also have eco-friendly cleaners, household cleaners. >> don't leave tvs on or plugs plugged in for no reason. >> i don't litter. i drive a hybrid. i'm a big recycler. and i use biodegradable products. >> just one water ball all the time. >> try to eat more sustainable food. >> try to conserve water, but it's hard with kids. >> i don't really anything that is real green or real earthy. >> how important is protecting the environment to you? >> it's real important. probably one of my top priorities. we're really trashing it. >> more people are going green. but i think there is more people on this earth that are not green. >> because people don't see immediate results, they tend to get on the bandwagon and then jump off the bandwagon. >> i think it's important for everybody to be a little more
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green. it just makes everything better for everyone. >> people like me need to step their game up. the negative effects that not being green has affects all of us. and we only have one world. >> just a few cans can make a big difference. >> i'm joe carter, and i'll see you on "the street." >> actually, you'll see him before that. we managed to coax joe in from off the street. hey there. >> good to see you. >> you talked to a lot of people. some didn't make the tape. what is your sense of how serious they are about the environment? >> after talking to people on the street, there is the do's and there is the don't's. and the ones that do have it fit into their day to day routine and they surround themselves with people that also do good things for the environment. and then you get the people that just don't. it's not that they don't want to help the environment, they feel like they can't fit it into their everyday routine. that's why the united states, according to a new environmental survey, ranks 61st out of 163 countries, which is very, very surprise when you think about a country that so green and hybrids and all this stuff.
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>> right. >> right. we're such a leader in so many things, but clearly not in this. what do you think it would take to get those who aren't participating to go greener? >> i think the first thing people need to realize is when you do things that are conserving for environment, you're also going to save a little money in the long run. it may not be a lot of money, but it's going to be enough to incentivize you. for me i unplug the cell phone charger when i'm not charging the cell phone, take a shorter shower, recycle, recycle, recycle. every little bit counts. just start somewhere and build it big as the process goes along. >> that's a good way to go. you start snow and it it's like a snowball. we want to find out what our viewers think about this. the question today, do you think america has fallen behind as joe has said we have. why do you think that's true when it comes to protecting the environment? log on to cnn.com/hln and we'll be checking out your views a little later. delivery room tragedy left a
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we have some new video of those storms that spawned tornadoes throughout the south. take a look. it's footage from ireporter cameron scott in olive branch, mississippi. it shows rain and heavy wind gusts that lasted for about 15 minutes. tornadoes hit at least four southern states yesterday, killing ten people in mississippi. a tornado almost a mile wide kept going for about 150 miles in that state. the pittsburgh steelers did not pick a quarterback in this week's nfl draft. this is another sign that the team is standing by its star, ben roethlisberger, who will bring suspended at the start of the season. the league announced this punishment after georgia prosecutors decided not to file sexual assault charges against him. richelle carey discussed this case with ryan smith, host of "in session" on tru tv and mike
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galanos of hln's prime news. >> first of all, i want to know, ryan, you've worked for the nfl. is this what you expected? >> well, i -- i will tell you what i thought might be appropriate, which was eight games. i am not surprised he got six. and that actually fits with the way the nfl usually does things. because in these cases in the past, things like this, these kind of bigger penalties they want to give out from the commissioner, it's usually around four games. so to give him six, it shows that roger goodell sees this as being a very extreme situation so, he is going to give out a harsh penalty. for nfl this is a harsh penalty. >> are you satisfied with this? do you think this is right? >> i said on my program i thought it was going to be four with conditions of two. i think end up being four after ben roethlisberger fulfills conditions. they'll monitor his behavior. yes, i think they got it right. four games, that's a quarter of the season for one of the best quarterbacks in the nfl. and we'll see if is still a steeler after this is all said
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and done. >> roethlisberger is set to make a public statement about his suspension tomorrow. this is a painful anniversary for one mother today. it's been one year since her daughter did peered. friends and family gathered in south carolina yesterday to mark the occasion with a vigil. 17-year-old brittany drexel vanished while on spring break, and her mom says the past year has been tough, but she is thankful for all the report she has received. >> people, you know, from her search teams and from the q center our family and friends, it means a lot to us. and we appreciate all the support and prayers we have gotten from all of them. >> drexel was last seen on surveillance video leaving the blue water hotel. a florida teenager who had been set on fire went back to school last week. michael brewer was burned on 65% of his body. three teens are charged with attempted murder for dousing him with a flammable liquid and lighting him on fire last october.
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a california court will soon decide on a very emotional question, does a brain-damaged woman have a right to see her young children? in 2006 abbie dorn gave birth to triplets, but she had complications during delivery and was left brain damaged, unable to speak or move. a year after it happened, her husband dan told her parents he wanted a divorce. they agreed to it. today dan lives with the children, who will be four in june. his lawyer says his client is worried the kids would be traumatized if they knew their births led to their mom's condition. >> it is not his goal to keep the children away from her. he believes it's his right to make the decision, and when it's age appropriate where they can understand the horrible tragedy, he'll be the first one on a plane to take them to see her mother. >> dan dorn's lawyer says his ex-wife is legally incapable of making decisions about her kids, and that is based on a 2007 report in which a neurologist described abbie dorn's condition
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as permanent. but abbie's parents say she has responded well to intensive rehabilitation programs, and that she can now blink to indicate yes and no. and using that method, they say their daughter has told them she wants to see her children. >> she gives me a long blink when i ask her if she wants to see her children. she also looks very longingly at pictures of her children. we have made a large board for her, and she looks at her children all the time. >> a california judge ruled last week that abbie dorn's parents have the right to sue for visitation on her behalf. so a trial will begin next month. a little bit earlier, we told you that america ranks 61st in the world when it comes to protecting the environment. that's according to a new list compiled by experts at yale and columbia universities. we'd like to know what you think. is america doing enough to protect the planet? here are some of your opinions. nancy are from california e-mailed us. she says the people in our country are pitifully lazy in
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their efforts to go green. i work for an agency with the city of los angeles. they mandated that all employees recycle everything possible. they do not. i still see trash cans filled with recyclable products. shawn, also from california, sent this e-mail. local recycling centers are simply not equipped to handle a large amount of everyday items that we use. they also don't want us to put things in garbage blacks such as paper in one, plastic in another. what kind of sipt do they want me to have in my kitchen? what do you think about this? is america doing enough for the environment? e-mail us by logging on to cnn.com/hln. tell us your thoughts, and maybe we'll be sharing them on the air. surfers sometimes hang ten, right? this surfer was just hanging on for dear life. this amazing story how he survived a shark attack in the waters off hawaii.
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hey, man, everybody okay? >> i started seeing the spanning. and you could see the debris as it started spinning around in a circle. i started hearing trees snap and telephone poles snap. it's going to be a little hard to stomach at first. >> he has been told by the neurologists and the neurosurgeon that she is not capable of any cognitive thought process. >> gives me a long blink when i ask her if she wants to see her children. >> it means the world to us to have people that come here, some of them they don't even know
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brittanee. >> all of the sudden i felt this hit so, i slid off his back and undid my cord to swim away. >> those are just some of the stories we're working on for you today. thank you so much for having us over. i'm virginia cha. this is hln "news and views." let's get to our top story now. rescuers are a spanning out across mississippi, looking for shattered homes for survivors. at least one tornado ripped through that state. ten people are dead, and three of them are children. yazoo county in the west central part of the state took the hardest hit. to the east, choctaw county also got smashed. meteorologists don't know if the same tornado cut one long arc of destruction or if it was multiple twisters causing this damage. survivors say they are just happy to be alive. >> oh, it was unbelievable. it just -- when the windows exploded, it was anything i've never experienced. i mean it was just amazing. scared us plum to death. i'm very fortunate.
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i've got four beautiful children, and i couldn't imagine being without them. as tragic as everything is, we've lost kin folks and family in this incident today. we've lost family members, and our hearts go out to them, because i just -- we're lucky to be here. and don't realize how lucky you do have it until something like this happens. >> tornadoes were reported in four states from arkansas east to alabama. the environmental fallout from the massive oil rig explosion off the coast of louisiana could be worse than first thought. we now know oil is leaking from the well at the rate of 42,000 gallons a day. that's much faster than first reported. yesterday the coast guard discovered the oil 5,000 feet underwater. >> the potential is catastrophic, you know. this thing, if they don't get a handle on it and it continues to spew tens of thousands of gallons of product a day and the winds push it inland, we could have some real challenges in the
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fishing community. >> 11 rig workers are still missing. bad weather continues to delay the cleanup effort. a movement to punish arizona for passing a controversial new immigration law is actually gaining steam from within arizona. congressman raul grijalva wants to organize a boycott of the convention business. he says organizing the boycott is just the beginning. >> it's about economic consequences to the extremists that put this law together. it's about political voting, and it's about a legal strategy to challenge this. >> civil rights leaders used that same strategy back in the 1980s when arizona's governor did away with the state's martin luther king jr. holiday. arizona lost hundreds of conventions, even the super bowl. voters eventually passed a law making king's birthday an official holiday. opponents of the new law are rallying again this afternoon at the state capitol. now this legislation won't go
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into effect until august or september. but even if it's blocked by the courts, one supporter, sheriff joe arpaio says it has already started a healthy debate. >> i think what is going to happen now, you will see the white house, the president, and congress finally take some action on the illegal immigration problem. if it took this for them to be alert and to do something, then that's worthwhile, isn't it? so i will predict that this will be an issue finally that congress will take up. >> phoenix mayor phil gordon plans to challenge the law. he says he will explore ways to take legal action against it at tuesday's city council meeting. al qaeda in iraq confirms that two of the group's top militant leaders in iraq have been killed. the group acknowledged their deaths on its website. u.s. official says the men were killed in a joint iraqi-u.s. operation a week ago in tikrit. the military is calling the deaths a potentially devastating blow to the terrorist group.
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some unusual developments last week in the search for haleigh cummings. the florida sheriff leading the investigation called a news conference to report investigators had not found the missing girl's body. appearing on hln's "nancy grace" show, the medical examiner talked about haleigh's family preparing for a funeral without haleigh's family. >> i never heard in my quite long career that the police who do such a thing or enforcement would inform the family to prepare for a burial before a body or parts of the body of the deceased were found. so if they did not misspoke, then definitely they have to have some -- recovered some part of the body or some bones, which they should have verified that it belongs to the deceased. otherwise it's totally improper. >> ronald cummings' ex-wife misty croslin was the last person to see the little girl at
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ronald's home. on friday, a lawyer for misty's brother tommy told jane velez-mitchell that his client took a lie the detector test earlier this month. he also said it was the results of the lie detector test that led investigators to search the river. also she said her grandchildren have told her at least three stories about the little girl's death. but another relative says hollars isn't close to the family anymore and she doubted hollars had any inside information. president obama tells families of the miners killed in an explosion that their loved ones are with the lord now. the president met privately with those families, then joined them for a public memorial service in beckley, west virginia. he delivered a eulogy promising to save lives from being lost in another such tragedy, and he vowed to do what must be done to assure safe conditions underground. vice president joe biden also spoke at this service. you may recall 29 miners died in that blast on april 5th.
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at legal zm help you irate your busess, file patent, at legal zm wmore. at lomom lur rocker bret michaels remains in the hospital in critical condition following a brain hemorrhage. the lead singer of poison was rushed to the hospital thursday night. michael's rep said yesterday that michaels remains in critical condition, but he cautioned there are several incorrect reports floating around out there about how michaels is actually doing. the rep adds further tests are being run and more information will be released in the coming days. michael, as you know, has been back in the spotlight in recent weeks as a contestant on "celebrity apprentice."
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when will it ever end? that is what lindsay lohan tweeted after another very public fight with her father. last week her dad, michaelurcha to help him enter her home. he said he wanted to check on the welfare of her 16-year-old cyster who was staying with her. listen to what he had to say to our jane velez-mitchell on issues. >> what problem do you feel your daughter lindsay has? let's talk about the big elephant in the room, and what are you afraid of? >> what i'm afraid of -- listen. i'm not knocking the treatment centers that she went to already. but when people with addiction problems go into a treatment center, i don't think they should go in without being on prescription drugs and come oulg out being on prescription drugs. every time lindsay went to a rehab, they put her on more and more prescription drugs. she's got a major problem with prescription drugs now, and we know that when you mix it with alcohol and other elicit drugs or illegal drugs, you have a toxic combination there.
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>> lindsay has said that she has abused substances in the past, but she says she has inside since learned to embrace life instead of drugs. it has been 40 years since the first earth day. it begs the question how green are you? we took that question to the street. >> i'm joe carter and this is hln's "views from the street." it's earth day. how important is going green to you? are you guys environmentalists? are you aware of earth day? >> yeah, i'm aware. they always do earth day celebration on campus. >> i'm a pretty green guy. >> have you ever participated in earth day? i haven't. >> i'm always oh, happy earth day, you know. but i don't really know that i could talk extensively about it. >> i didn't even know it was earth day. >> every earth day for the past six years i've planted two trees each year. >> what do you do on a day-to-day basis to be a greener person? >> i don't know. >> every time you leave a room,
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you know, lights out. >> we recycle. and then we also have eco-friendly cleaners, household clean. >> we don't leave tvs on or plugs plugged in for no reason. >> i don't litter. i drive a hybrid. i'm a big recycler. and i use biodegradable products. >> one water bottle all the time. >> try to eat more sustainable food. >> try to conserve water, but it's kind of hard with kids. >> i don't really do anything that is real green or real earthy. >> how important is protecting the environment to you? >> it's real important. probably one of my top priorities. we're really trashing it. >> more people are going green, but i think there is more people on this earth that are not green. >> because people don't see immediate results, they tend to get on a bandwagon and then jump off a bandwagon. >> i think it's important for everybody to be a little more green. it makes everything better for everyone. >> people like me need to step their game up. because the negative effects
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that not being green affects all of us and we only have one world. >> just a few cans can make a big difference. >> i'm joe carter, and i'll see you on the street. >> actually, you'll see him before that. we managed to coax joy in from off the street. hey there you talked to a lot of people. some didn't make the tape. you a sense of how folks are really feeling. what is your sense of how serious they are about the environment? >> after talking to people on the street, there are the do's and the done's. the ones that do have it fit into their day to day routine and they surround themselves with people that also do things for the environment, good things for the environment. and then you get the people that don't. it's not like they don't want to help the environment, they feel like they can't fit into it their everyday routine. that's why the united states according to a new environmental survey ranks 61st out of 163 countries, which is very, very surprising when you think about a company country that is so green, hybrids and all this stuff, let's go green here and there. >> we're such a leader in so many things, but clearly not in this. what do you think it would take
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to get those who aren't participating to go greener? >> when you do things that are conserving for environment, you're also going to save a little money in the long run. it may not be a lot of money, but it may be enough to sort of incentivize you. i unplug the cell phone charger, take a shorter shower, recycle, recycle, recycle. every little bit counts. people need to realize start somewhere. >> it starts rolling. it's like a snowball. >> yeah. >> thank you so much. we want to find out what our viewers think about this. a question today is do you think america has fallen behind joe has just said we have. why do you think that is true when it comes to protecting the environment? e-mail us by logging on to cnn.com/hln. and we're going to be checking out your views a little bit later. a delivery room tragedy left a new mother paralyzed and unable to speak four years ago. well, now her parent says she wants to see her children. but her ex-husband is fighting it. why he says he wants to keep her
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we have some new video of those storms that spawned tornadoes throughout the south. take a look. it's footage from ireporter cameron scott in olive branch, mississippi. it shows rain and heavy wind gusts that lasted for about 15 minutes. tornadoes hit at least four southern states yesterday, killing ten people in mississippi. a tornado almost a mile wide kept going for about 150 miles in that state. this is painful anniversary for one mother today. it's been one year since her daughter disappeared. friends and family gathered in
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south carolina yesterday to mark the occasion with a vigil. 17-year-old brittanee drexel vanished while on spring break, and her mom says the past year has been tough, but she is thankful for all the support she has received. >> people, you know, from her search teams, and from the q center and our family and friends. it means a lot to us. and we appreciate all the support and prayers that we have gotten from all of them. >> drexel was last seen on surveillance video leaving the blue water hotel. so a florida fifth grader is trying to keep bullies in their place with a little peer pressure. dalton reynolds is recruiting members for an anti-bullying club at her elementary school near jacksonville. she admit there's isn't real lay big bullying problem there at the school now, but she says she wants to keep it that way. her mom is a teacher and co-sponsor of the club. >> i would hate that if one of my friends was being bullied and i didn't do a thing about it. >> if they learn in elementary
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school what to do if they're bullied, then it will stop there and not continue. >> dalton offers advice for dealing with bullies. for example, if someone calls you stupid, she suggests that you reply yeah, sometimes i am. she says that kind of confuses a bully. a california court will soon decide on a very emotional question, does a brain-damaged woman have a right to see her young children? in 2006 abbie dorn gave birth to triplets, but she had complications during delivery and was left brain damaged, unable to speak or move. a year after it happened, her husband dan told her parents he wanted a divorce. they agreed to it. today dan lives with the children, who will be four in june. his lawyer says his client is worried the kids would be traumatized if they knew their births led to their mom's condition. >> it is not his goal to keep the children away from her. he believes it's his right to make the decision, and when it's age appropriate where they can understand the horrible tragedy, he'll be the first one on a
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plane to take them to see her mother. >> dan dorn's lawyer says his them to see their mother. he says she's legally incapable of making decisions for her kids. her condition is permanent. her parents say she's responded well to rehabilitation programs. she can blink to indicate yes or no. she wants to see her children. >> she gives me a long blink. she looks very longingly of pictures of her children. we have made a large board. she looks at her children all the time. >> a california judge ruled the parents have a right to sue for visitation on her behalf. a trial will begin next month. a short time ago, we told you america ranks 61st in the world when it comes to
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protecting the environment. what do you think? is america doing enough to protect the planet? here is what you have been telling us. a viewer sent this e-mail saying american who is do not put their best effort into recycling and protecting the environment are arrogant, ignorant, self-centers of a combination of all these. another viewer says this -- all this boils down to is a mandate. government, local, state and countrywide mandate green, it's not going to make an impact. people are not going to do it. >> we want to thank everybody for your thought provoking comments. keep them coming. >> surfers hang ten. this surfer was hanging on for his life. how he survived a shark attack in hawaii. oh! tada! fantastically tasty, huh? ummm, it's good. what would you guys like? hamburger helper.
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