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>> a lot of blood? >> a good amount of blood. >> reporter: friday night, after boston lifted the day-long curfew, henneberry stepped outside to check his beloved boat. and that's when he saw it. >> my eyes went to the other side of the engine box. there was a body. and at that moment, what did you do? what were you thinking at that moment? >> oh, my god. >> reporter: he ran inside, called 911. and then, the cavalry arrived. in the ensuing battle, which involved gunfire, stun grenades and a robot ripping the tarp off the top, henneberry's boat got destroyed, called the slip away 2. >> this boat is my baby. >> reporter: but henneberry says he is just happy he's alive. >> people are calling you a national hero. you know that? >> incidental hero. i wasn't out on the prowl. i was out to see my boat. and i stumbled across this. that's -- you know. >> but you've contacted everyone. you did the right steps. >> yeah.
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>> and it reached a successful conclusion. >> it did do that. i guess it did do that. i'm glad -- i'm just glad -- that if -- i hate to use cliche words. but if the people that got killed can get something from me -- >> you know, in many ways, they do. >> then, i'm at peace with it. you know? >> reporter: as you can see, mr. henneberry still has some pretty strong feelings about what went down on friday. he is aware, by the way, that there is a campaign online right now to send him cash to buy a new boat. he says he does not want the money. instead, he says, the money should go to the victims. a direct quote, they lost limbs. i lost a boat.
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george, back to you. >> incidental hero doing the right thing, again. okay, dan. thanks very much. >> what a remarkable man. there's so many riveting details about that boat owner. and now, to the latest on the boston marathon bombing investigation. there's new details this morning on the condition of the suspect still recovering in the hospital. he's been improved to fair condition. but what was inside the bombs and what his mother is saying, now, about the bombings and the charges. abc's brian ross has the latest on all of that. good morning to you, brian. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. law enforcement officials continue to question whether others were involved in the boston attack. despite the claims of the surviving brother to the fbi, that the two of them acted alone. and overnight, there are new details of the attack had been in the planning stages for at least two months. a new hampshire fireworks store has told the fbi, it sold $400 worth of fireworks in february to tamerlan tsaranev. the gun powder and fireworks was likely the explosives used in
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the marathon bombs, according to bomb experts. >> it was one of the biggest loudest stuff that we have in the store pretty much. the assistant manager of phantom fireworks, tsaranev bought two large mortar kits during the two for one sale. and she remembers his russian accent. >> we don't get too many people in here with russian accents. >> reporter: meanwhile, the medical condition of younger brother dzhokhar has been upgraded from serious to fair. and some of his friends are trying to upgrade his image. one friend posted this video on youtube, showing dzhokhar doing the robot dance with buddies on the wrestling team. friends ask if he was a hard-core islamic terrorist, or a brainwashed teenager, under the sway of his big brother, tamerlan. >> the older brother appeared to be more radicalized of the two. and was the one that drove the need to conduct the attacks as well as the preparation for the attacks themselves, building the bombs.
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>> reporter: tamerlan's wife karina remained out of sight. but the family lawyer came forward to distance her from the acts. >> involvement like her husband and brother-in-law came as an absolute shock to them all. >> reporter: there was little sympathy from any of the tsaranev family tuesday, at the funeral of the police officer, who was allegedly killed by the two brothers last thursday on the m.i.t. campus. >> he was killed at point-blank range. for no reason. they are savages. they're evil. >> reporter: in russia, the mother of the brothers tsaranev, zubeidat, was defiant in claiming her son's innocence. >> my son was muslim. my son was muslim. that's it. what happened is a terrible thing. but i know that my kids have nothing to do with this. i know it. i am mother. >> reporter: the mother says she may come to the united states to see her surviving son and claim the body of her dead one. but if she does, she faces
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possible arrest for failing to appear in court in boston last october on charges she shoplifted some $1,600 in clothing from the lord & taylor department store. >> that's a lot of clothing. >> a lot of clothing. >> brian, thank you so much. now, to the fake tweet that caused havoc from washington to wall street yesterday afternoon. it looked like a bulletin from the associated press reporting an attack on the white house, president obama injured. even though it was caught quickly, the fraud showed how much chaos hackers can cause. jim avila has the the latest from washington. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. it's the tweet that took the hack job from nerdy prank to national security issue. it supposedly came from the trusted associated press. breaking news. two explosions in the white house. and barack obama is injured. >> at least for a brief moment in time, people believed that the u.s. government had been attacked. and the president had been injured. >> reporter: less than 140 characters causing the stock market to drop 150 points. almost immediately.
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and sending the white house scrambling to reassure the nation. >> i can say that the president is fine. i was just with him. >> reporter: traders and computers reacting to the tweet, programmed to respond to certain words online. >> computers don't have emotions. computers don't have intuition. computers trade off of one variable and one variable only. humans use their intuitions. we can look. we can see. we can feel and touch. looking at this headline right now, we knew pretty quickly it was not a true headline. >> reporter: over the weekend, another media giant had its twitter account compromised. "60 minutes" tweeted exclusive. terror is striking the usa, and obama is shamelessly in bed with al qaeda, forcing cbs to close its account. earlier this year the national's two largest newspapers, the new york times and the wall street journal, had their fire walls penetrated. both accused china of spying.
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>> hackers had the first story that we had done about a chinese relative. >> reporter: a group took credit for the a.p. breach, using not sophisticated technology to panic america and wall street with a few key strokes. earlier this year, michelle obama, the first lady, had her information put on the internet, including her social security number and her credit report. george? >> incredible. this is why national security officials say cyber attacks could be the number one threat. >> and the banks that were hacked earlier. let's go to the poison letters that were mailed to president obama and other public officials. the main suspect has been released from jail. charges have been dropped against him. and there's now questions about whether or not he was framed. abc's matt gutman is in oxford, mississippi, with the latest on this story. good morning to you, matt. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. that suspect, an elvis impersonator, who was thought to be the mastermind behind that poisonous plot against the president, he walked out of that courthouse just yesterday. now, the fbi is focusing on his rival, a karate instructor.
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>> overwhelming. to say the least. it's overwhelming. >> reporter: this morning, kevin curtis, a celebrity impersonator, who was accused of mailing the deadly toxin ricin, to president obama and other politicians, and terrorizing the federal government, for two days last week, is now a free man. >> when you've been charged with something and you just -- you never heard of ricin or whatever. i thought they said rice. i said, i don't even eat rice. >> reporter: after nearly a week in jail, the charges of threatening the life of the president and others, suddenly dropped. his lawyer says he was framed. >> very diabolical to me. very frightening. >> reporter: now, authorities have switched their focus from the elvis impersonator to a karate instructor. the fbi swarmed the house of everett dutschke, who ran for a seat in the house of representatives in mississippi. he hasn't been charged in the ricin case. in this picture, he is seen with
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senator wicker, one of the recipients of those ricin letters. the alleged feud goes back years. in 2007, it seemed to get ugly. dutschke apparently was posting a videotape on youtube, implying curtis was tearing down his campaign signs. and just a couple of weeks ago, curtis reported on twitter that dutschke had been charged with molestation. this mug shot was taken from that arrest. but the pair has some things in common. they're both musicians. curtis, of course, partial to elvis and prince. both also practice martial arts. they have something else in common. both claim to be geniuses, members of mensa. they said, both of them, they had nothing to do with the ricin-laced letters sent to the president and others. and now, dutschke's attorney is saying he's cooperating fully with the investigation. >> both claim to be geniuses. okay. but getting back to the charges that the first man was framed.
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are there any charges about any evidence to support that? i mean -- >> reporter: not really. what we've learned from the investigation so far, is that that ricin was not weaponized. meaning, it couldn't really hurt someone unless you inhaled a lot of it. what's clear, only, is that somebody's walking out there who mailed ricin-laced letters to the president and others. and the fbi doesn't know exactly who that is right now. >> all right. matt gutman. what a strange story. >> it sure is. let's get, now, to josh elliott and the rest of the morning headlines. >> we're going to begin with a developing story that is once again raising serious questions about the safety of the factories where so many of the clothes that we buy in this country are made. this morning, a massive clothing factory in bangladesh came crashing down. its roof and walls buckling in seconds. the concrete and glass then trapping hundreds of people. killed at least 76 of them. and that number could rise dramatically. police say the factory owners ignored warnings about a huge
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crack in the building side. this comes six months after a fire at a similar clothing factory claimed more than 100 lives. here at home, millions are on alert across the midwest, with mountains of sandbags straining to hold back record floodwaters this morning. from the air, take a look. you can see whole swaths of peoria, illinois, now under water. tuesday's rains made for more misery. the mississippi river finally expected to crest today in st. louis. it's more than 11 feet above flood stage in some areas. at least five deaths are being blamed on these floods. take a look inside this house in michigan. in ruins. looted to boot. sam has the forecast in just moments. and pressure's building now in washington to do something about the flight delays now plaguing airports from coast-to-coast. lawmakers want to force air traffic controllers to go back to work. saying furloughs, which were blamed for 1,200 flight delays on monday alone could be
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easily avoided. but efforts by both political parties failed in the senate last night. and a trip to the store turned into the scare of a lifetime for this ohio woman. the thief grabbing her purse in the parking lot takes off. but she refuses to let go. and is dragged along. actually hanging on to his car. she managed to call 911. other shoppers came to her rescue. she was shaken up. thankfully, this morning, she is okay. rock climbers in the french alps have captured a dangerous yet spectacular scene. they were a safe distance away, when the earth started to move, setting off this. avalanche and landslide. really rolled into one. it started with snow giving way at the top of the mountain. but everything else you see here, just came tumbling down. tons of dirt, rock, trees. thankfully, no one was hurt. and finally, if you need an inspirational story to help you feel good about being alive, boy, have we got one for you.
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and it's all thanks to a 21-year-old named cameron lyle. he is a track and field star at the university of new hampshire. but he has decided to give up his sport, missing the final and most important competition of his entire college career, so that he can donate his bone marrow to a complete stranger. all he knows is that the patient is 28 and is dying of leukemia. and they are a perfect match. so, cameron joined the bone marrow registry two years ago, thinking he might never be a match for anyone. then, he got that call. take a listen. >> when they said i was a match, they said, would you like to proceed? and i said absolutely. and i hung up the phone. and i kind of realized, wow, i think athletics are over now. >> doctors told cameron he had a 1 in 5 million chance for being a match for a nonfamily member. those odds came through. and i know there's one wonderful woman watching at home, who understands just how important a gift that is.
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>> what's so great is that the generous act came even before the thought. he didn't even think about it. >> boy. he's a winner. i think he's a winner in all of our books forever. >> saving a life. great guy. you have a weird story. >> well said. we cover a lot of stories here at "gma." but this one really caught our eye this morning. you p don't often hear the words. samurai sword-carrying mormon bishop in the same sentence. so, we needed to know more. a woman outside was screaming for help. >> jumped out. put some clothes on. grabbed my sword. >> reporter: the mormon bishop, immediately grabbed a 29-inch, carbon steel samurai sword, which he keeps by his bed and ran outside. >> this is what i have for home defense. >> reporter: needless to say, the would-be mugger was in shock. >> when he saw the sword, he said, i'm leaving.
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i'm leaving and took off running. >> reporter: barefoot. his sword drawn, hendrix gave chase. dropped his chop stick. and he made it to his car. and he was getting in. and i just yelled at him, ha. i have your dna. and i've got your license plate. you are so done. >> reporter: just the sight of the sword-wielding father of six was enough. an hour later this man, grant egerston, turned himself in to police. and as for kent hendrix, he said this is the first time he had to use that sword. but he ripped a page out of "the art of war," the greatest victory is that which requires no battle. and the bishop says he hadn't touched the sword in years. but he was glad it was around so he could help. >> he keeps a samurai sword by his bed? >> who doesn't, elizabeth? >> i know. >> and he dropped his chopstick and ran. i would, too. >> good for him. what have you got, sam? >> samurai bishop.
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we have brand-new pictures out of st. louis. josh told you about the flooding at the top of the show in the news segment. take a look at this because, now, the new watches and warnings have been extended along the mississippi river. from st. louis to baton rouge. all of the swollen water here has to drain down the mississippi. the next few days into next week, that's what's going to happen. there's more snow melt. that's why you see fargo in that area have watches and warnings out, for what will happen with the warmer air tomorrow, next week. speaking of warmer air, philly at 72. new york at 70. washington at 75. raleigh at 77. rain moves in tonight. but it's a gorgeous day today. here's where cool air is around the country. dallas, it's a little chilly this morning. in the next half hour, we'll show you how this gets taken care of working into next week, with some milder temperatures.
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>> rain moves out of chicagoland today. but not before making it their
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wettest april on record. >> wow. all right, sam. thank you so much. and coming up on "gma," tears in the courtroom at the trial of jodi arias. and could testimony from her ex's former girlfriend turn the case upside down? plus, new details about amanda knox's life behind bars. what she was thinking when s [ male announcer ] now we can all be at the corner
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morning, i am eric thomas. an update is expect product caltran on the investigation into broken bolts on the new span of bay bridge. 326 the 96 steel bolts broke last month on casing that connect the bill columns to control movement during appear earthquake. a retired metal specialist submitted a new analysis on monday suggesting that more beltway bridge anchor rod could snap in coming years unless caltran replaces them. now the wednesday morning commute from leyla gulen. >> speaking of bridges and track, we are going into san francisco with this brand new accident involving five cars, with injuries involved, along northbound 2ity to northbound 101 connection we are looking at 34 miles per hour approach the intersection. a look at the berkeley drive headed westbound along 80 out of hercules down to the toll, it is half an hour drive on that 15 minute stretc
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>> we are tracking for, three quarters of a mile at novato, and 30 minute flight arrival delays at sfo, with temperatures 20 to 30 degrees cold than yesterday and compared to yesterday our temperatures are from 7 to 14 degree cooler than yesterday. tomorrow will be the coolest day
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♪ check out those moves. those babies can dance. it's a new ad for evian that's gone viral. thank you for liking that. >> come on. it's funny. you have to love it. >> 30 million views and counting. is it set to make history for ads? and they're going to hire eddie for the laugh track. >> we love those questions. that's eddie, our stage manager. who is the laugh in the background? >> a lot of people think it's
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sam. >> but it's eddie. >> thank you, eddie. robin's off today. she'll be back tomorrow. it's great to have elizabeth vargas here. >> it's great to be here. coming up, amanda knox is speaking out in an interview with "people" magazine, about her most terrifying moments about her time in perugia's prison. and sharon osbourne speaking out for the first time. she's revealing new details about her husband, ozzy's, addiction. and whether they are really calling it quits. i sure hope that answer is no. and chaz bono's astonishing weight loss. dropping 60 pounds and counting. and he's speaking out about how and why he's overhauled his life. first, we're going to get to the latest on the jodi arias trial. lightning round of prosecution witnesses yesterday.
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including one of the victim's ex-girlfriends and more tears from arias. here's ryan owens on the trial. >> reporter: tears on both sides of the courtroom, as this grueling four-month trial, suddenly raced into overdrive. tuesday, the prosecutor called five witnesses in a matter of hours. >> did you know an individual by the name of travis alexander? >> yes, i did. >> reporter: deanna reid dated alexander for years before he met jodi arias, the woman who would shoot and repeatedly stab him. and years later, claim it was self-defense. >> reporter: at any point did he become physical, throwing you down? put his hand osen you in any way, shape or form? >> no. >> reporter: alexander family wept as they worked to rehabilitate the reputation of their brother. >> he was always a gentleman. he never pressured me. >> reporter: the defense
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countered, just because he treated one girlfriend well, doesn't mean he didn't abuse arias. the jury also heard from one of alexander's close friends, who shot this video of him, with a group of co-workers the year before he was killed. he says that blonde head in his lap belongs to jodi arias. she cried when watching the video and saw this picture of him kissing her. the defense claimed arias was his dirty little secret. he would rarely acknowledge in public. apparently nothing about jodi arias is secret anymore. those seats behind her are filled up every day. people drive hundreds of miles just for a glimpse. tuesday, one spectator whose here almost every day sold her seat to another woman for $200. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, phoenix. for more, let's turn to mark
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geragos. thanks for coming back, mark. selling a seat? >> i've seen it happen before. people line up around the courthouse. it becomes quite a spectator sport. >> it's clear what's going on on the prosecution side. everybody saying jodi arias is a liar. >> they've established that. she is a liar. what the defense is trying to do, ultimately, try to hang this case. ask the judge for lesser offenses, which would have been manslaughter, things of that nature, based upon provocation. if they get one juror who believes this should be a lesser offense and hang that jury between first and something else. >> that's all it takes. this trial has been going on for so long. do you think most jurors have an open mind? >> i don't believe that for a second. even though they're told, they're instructed, they're supposed to keep an open mind. a lot of the jurors will get back in the jury deliberation room. first thing they'll say, let's
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just convict her. but there will probably be a couple who will want to hold out. who will want to discuss the evidence and go through it methodically. if you look at some of the questions they were asking, which is a good insight into the jury, in arizona, they let you do that. i think a lot of these people are very in tune with what's going on and fascinated by it. >> you spent a lot of time in the courtroom. these jurors are asking tough questions. >> they're paying close attention. more attentive than most juries i've seen. >> you saw one of the jurors excused. i don't know how much you can read into that. i've been in cases where they excuse one juror. the juror wants to hang around. they don't want to leave. >> does the defense at this point want to keep stringing this out as long as they possibly can? >> i think ultimately, it's a very unconventional strategy. but what the defense did with her, by putting her on the stand for 17 or 18 days is almost unheard of. in 30 years of practice, i've never seen it. but there is something to that. it's tougher to put somebody to
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death when you've gotten to know them. even if you don't necessarily like them, it's somebody you know. and it's tougher to do. >> and raise just doubt in one juror's mind? >> beyond a reasonable doubt and you've got something. >> thanks, mark. now, to the latest on amanda knox. her long-awaited memoir, is due out this friday. and in a brand-new interview with "people" magazine, knox is revealing new details of her harrowing ordeal. what she thought when she was first arrested. and how she is haunted every day but what happened. neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: in a new interview with "people" magazine, amanda knox says, her time in an italian prison was so difficult, she considered killing herself. so lonely, she caressed family pictures in a photo album. and so terrifying, she says he was sexually harassed. the freedom i'm most grateful for has to do with reclaiming my identity, she tells "people." i'm not a murderer.
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according to the magazine, in her soon-to-be released tell-all, he considered suicide by suffocating herself with a garbage bag. or cutting herself in the shower. in the courtroom, i was called a liar and a murderer and a deemed, she tells "people" magazine. the moniker, foxy knoxy, was a playful childhood nickname that had to do with her skills on the field. knox writes about having her every move analyzed from afar. including this now-famous video of her kissing then-boyfriend, raffaele sollecito outside of the crime scene. first i showed not enough emotion. then, i showed too much, she wrote, according to "the new york times." knox says a prison chaplain helped maintain her sanity. teaching her how to play piano on a keyboard cut out of paper. >> she didn't know what was tweet was. she didn't know who justin bieber was. she didn't remember how to wash
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clothes in a washer and drier. she had to come back and adapt again. >> reporter: now, facing a new trial, why write a tell-all book. knox tells "people," i'm tired of speculation. i wanted to lay myself out in a completely honest way. it was, you can judge me. but this is what you have to judge me on. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> "people" magazine goes on sale in new york and los angeles today. it goes on sale nationwide on friday. and diane sawyer has an exclusive primetime hour with amanda knox, on april 30th, 10:00 eastern. walk this way while i let you in on -- a little bit of that. i know. we've been concentrating on the spring showers. we thought we would pull out the april flowers from the biltmore estate. you can stay there. it sounded like an ad. it wasn't meant to be. it's just lovely. here's what's going on.
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it is now 7:43. and we have the latest on sharon and ozzy osbourne and whether
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they are really calling it quits after more than 30 years of marriage. sharon speaking out to set the record straight, sharing emotional family details about what's really going on at home and how she's holding up right now. >> am i happy? no. am i upset? yes, i am. i'm devastated right now. >> reporter: emotions ran high on "the talk," as sharon osbourne revealed intimate details about her husband's ongoing battle with addiction. >> i never knew he was using prescription drugs. >> reporter: setting the record straight for the first time, since ozzy osbourne took to facebook last week, admitting he had fallen off the wagon. he wrote, i would like to apologize to sharon, my family, my friends, for my insane behavior during this period. >> it's a disease that hurts the person that has the disease. but its hurts the family. >> reporter: and while their relationship has been rocky, sharon shut down rumors that the couple is splitting.
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>> we're not getting divorced. >> reporter: and this is not the first time the hollywood couple has faced tough times. both of their kids, kelly and jack, have struggled with their own addictions. recently, more issues. jack's m.s. diagnosis. sharon's bubble mastectomy. >> it was my decision. and i'm happy with my decision. i'm fine. >> it's no surprise that it's been a very difficult time for the osbournes. with sharon's own health issues, her son's and her daughter's. and ozzy has been watching all of this. >> reporter: sharon told her co-hosts, her family will get through this tough time. and in true osbourne style, she couldn't miss a chance to end it on a humorous note. >> we will deal with it. and this, too, shall pass. otherwise, my husband will be taken to hospital to get my foot removed from his [ bleep ].
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there they are, waiting. for game show confidential here, on "gma." >> now from abc7 news. good morning, i am eric thomas. san francisco firefighters are pulling in massive overtime, one lieutenant alone earned more than $200,000 in overtime may. the firefighters union says chronic under staffing is the problem. >> mike? >> sunny but for the coast by noon today. temperatures stretch from 58 at half moon bay to about 82 in
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antioch. we will be five- to ten-degrees cooler tomorrow. leyla gulen? >> we have a [sic] alert on the eastbound san mateo brick and it sound like a serious injury accident at the high-rise starting to land a helicopter and they will take those injured to an area hospital but right now you cannot see the cars coming through with westbound traffic headed out of hayward to foster city. hire -- here is the map, avoid the san mateo bridge, use couple bar continue instead.
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[ cheers and applause ] people on tv right now. lara, hold that thought. what you're listening to is one of the most famous game show themes of all-time. no. we're not going to call on you right now. good morning, america. we are playing game show confidential. give you the secrets behind your favorite game shows. a little dancing. >> a lot of dancing.
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>> let's get right to it. >> elizabeth is here. she grew up in germany. >> i did. >> let's go. come on. it's time to play "name that game show tune." >> all right. >> "name that game show tune." let's meet our lovely contestants. so -- no time. and are we ready? are we ready? here we go. you all have your buzzers. as they just proved. play the tune, please. ♪ maybe some. >> "the dating game." >> that's right. >> well, of course it is, josh, thank you.
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>> the original run from 1955 to 1973. one more. one more. here we go. all right, hot shot. ♪ you either need medical attention or you have the answer. lara spencer. >> "the price is right." >> the answer is right. >> i never realized how fragile the buzzers are. >> lara's answer just registered on the richter scale. lots more coming up. >> that's right. but first, in this half hour -- you can put down the skinny mike now. we're going to have a scathing letter that one college student wrote to her sorority sisters. and it has gone viral. as you said earlier, it is nasty. >> yeah. >> it's unbelievable. >> it's unreal. people doing dramatic readings of it. a real-life mean girl, coming up in just a bit. just to keep track, it is now lara, one, sam, one.
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nothing for you. >> oh, wow. >> just a little game show competition scoreboard. and we also have chaz bono coming up, showing off his brand-new body. the "dancing with the stars" alum revealing how he has dropped 60 pounds. and he's not stopping there. and that is a magazine on the wall, "people" magazine, who is the fairest of them all? the most beautiful woman in the land. here's a hint. she has famous parents. you'll find out who "people" magazine picked as the most beautiful woman in the world. >> i agree with the choice. >> really? >> going out on a limb there? also, fantasia live. first, we're going to begin with josh. >> new developments in the we're going to begin with the new developments in the boston marathon attack. we have learned that tamerlan tsaranev bought some $400 worth of fireworks at a store in february. part of those fireworks were the explosives used in the bombs.
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meanwhile, the younger tsaranev in fair condition. as law enforcement officials continue to question whether others were involved in the attacks. his mother is defiantly claiming her son's innocence. the fbi questioned her for a second time today. if she does come to the u.s., she could be arrested because of an outstanding shoplifting charge. and now, to the stunning twist in the ricin scare. the mississippi man accused of sending the deadly toxin to president obama and other politicians has now been released from jail. all charges were dropped against kevin curtis. authorities are now shifting their focus to a karate instructor, who allegedly had an ongoing feud with curtis, but no charges have been filed. and overseas, the new and deadly strain of bird flu has spread outside of china for the first time. a man from taiwan, who recently traveled to china, is now the newest confirmed case.
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more than 20 people have died from it so far. and doctors say this strain spreads more easily from birds to people than the previous strain. a frantic search, meanwhile, under way for survivors after a clothing factory packed with workers in bangladesh suddenly collapsed. killing at least 76 people and trapping hundreds. police say the owners ignored warnings about a crack in the wall. the country's garment factories, many which produce clothes for top, global brands have a long record of safety violations. on wall street, it could be a third day of big gains today. thanks to encouraging profit reports. the dow gained 152 points tuesday, recovering after the nosedive that was set off when hackers sent a false tweet from the associated press about an explosion in washington. and if you noticed more company on the road during your morning commute, you're not alone. overall traffic congestion, up 4% so far this year. and apparently, you can blame the improving economy. you darn economy.
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and finally, this is -- this is -- a warning to business owners who want to run free promotions tied to their favorite sports teams. be very careful, people. you see, larosa's pizza in cincinnati. they weren't sure how good the reds would be. they promised a free pizza to each ticket holder any time the reds struck out 11 opposing players. three weeks into the season, the reds' pitching staff has been unreal. record number of strikeouts. it's like this is happening every other day. la rosa has now handed out some $100,000 in free pizza. so far. the season doesn't end until october. >> oh, now, i'm worried for la rosa's. >> we're all worried for la rosa's. >> the reds, on the other hand, that's all they needed was a little pizza. >> i don't know. the economy's improving. >> you have to love he's keeping his word, too. >> there you go.
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indeed. good morning, everybody. we begin with some movie news. you loved him in the spandex, those losers who peppered each other with rubber balls. now hollywood funnymen ben stiller and vince vaughn are back with more "dodgeball." >> i wasn't aware we were clamoring for more. >> i have been for years. fox has commissioned the sequel that ben and vince have wanted to make for years. and i wanted, as well. another instant classic coming your way. pure fun. also, in "pop news" this morning. the formula to finding your perfect man may be knit one, purl two. man-shaped pillows. and she customizes them.
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you can order accessories for your knitted man. like mustaches, tattoos. you name it. there's a picture. see? on the website, it shows that your cat -- >> i don't think we should save you on this one here. >> yeah, we're going to let you -- >> i love this. only because now you can drive in the hov lane. >> oh. >> just put it in. >> i think it's the -- you know, we have the blow-up dolls for guys. >> oh, wow. elizabeth. >> anyway, that's coming -- thank you. also, anybody looking for their own private idaho? bruce willis is looking to sell his rustic retreat in haley, idaho. he bought it in 2003, following his divorce from demi. here are the stats.
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on this palatial home. 20 secluded acres, pool, gated entry, separate guest house. the lavish home, minutes from skiing and bike trails. bruce is not above bargains. he started at 15 and has gotten it down to $13 million. >> if it gets down to three. >> we are so in. $3. it was only a matter of time before the cat got shamed, as well. it's only fair, really. we showed you dog shaming from tumblr. now, there's some for felines. cat shaming. wait. i pretend to like visitors. but when they reach down to pet me, i bite them. not nice. that's your "pop news" today. >> thank you, lara. sam, what do you have? >> good morning, everybody. how are you guys? i just feel like that we do need to say it's going to become
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lovely today for you guys in times square. i know it's a little chilly this morning. you have some cold hands. where are you from? >> wyoming. >> wyoming. all right. it's going to get beautiful today, like 70 degrees. like philadelphia, also going to warm up later today. gorgeous shot. wpvi, by the way, owns that town in the news business. make sure you're tuned to them this morning. 71 in charleston. 75 in washington, d.c. 84, gorgeous in miami. tampa, as well. that's where the warmth is. there's some rain moving east over the next 24 hours, however. nashville, you're getting some showers. washington, new york, and boston, late tonight. the heaviest rain, tornado watches in southern louisiana. do watch for the possibility some of the storms could get stronger than forecasters are thinking. there's cooler fog on the west coast this morning, in the southwest corner. but portland shines at 74.
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>> no. it can't be time to go already, we're still having fun here in times square. but let's go inside to lara. oh, lara? >> thank you, sam. and here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." the scathing letter one woman wrote to her sorority sisters. it went viral. and now, many are calling her a real-life mean girl. chaz bono has revealed his brand-new body. how he dropped 60 pounds and counting. and the latest couple booted from the ballroom is joining us live. that is fantasia, also live,
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>> reporter: they're the girls we love to hate. >> cut out girls' pictures from the yearbook and write comments. >> reporter: girls who seemed downright nasty and bad to the bone, as characterized in movies like "mean girls." but what we're about to show you isn't a movie. it's real life and really profane. this e-mail containing over 50 expletives which we've concealed, was sent by one woman to her delta gamma sorority sisters at the university of maryland. saying, i've been getting texts on texts about people literally being so bleeping awkward and so bleeping boring. the now, infamous e-mail, ripping into them for not being social enough during greek week. the e-mail now spawning spoof madness on the internet. >> tie yourself down to whatever chair you're sitting in. >> because it's going to be a rough ride. >> reporter: dozens of videos
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like this one, from funnyordie's michael shannon. >> you're saying to yourself, omg, i've been having so much fun with my sisters this week. then punch yourself in the face. >> reporter: her sorority telling abc news overnight, they have a team working to take all appropriate action in the aftermath of this event. and that this letter, in no way, reflects the values of delta gamma. the university saying they won't comment as to whether or not they'll be taking disciplinary action. and while some students are finding humor in it. >> i think it's a great letter. >> i think it's written by a guy. no way a girl can possibly speak like that. >> reporter: perhaps this young lady is having the last laugh in the voice of michael shannon. >> for those of you who are offended at this e-mail, i apologize. but i really don't [ bleep ]. go [ bleep ] yourself. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> pretty inspired, that michael shannon. >> yeah. i like the one remark.
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>> it had to be written by a guy. >> it's already, from "entourage" times 100. i cannot express to you. oh, yes. it was -- >> the dramatic reading? >> yes. on "gma after dark." >> we should get into it. >> it's so profane, you can't really -- >> we had to be careful in that piece. it's bad. >> school officials say no disciplinary action taken yet. but if they find any real threats, they will. >> okay. moving on. next in our "gma heat index," chaz bono is making headlines for his brand-new look. the "dancing with the stars" alum is showing off his dramatic weight loss over the weekend. he didn't lose it over the weekend. he's showing it off this weekend. he shed 60 pounds in 5 months, and abc's diana perez has the story. >> chaz! >> reporter: looking better than ever, over the weekend, chaz bono stepped out at the 2013
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glaad media awards in los angeles, down an amazing 60 pounds and counting. >> it's very clear when you look at chaz, he looks healthier. he looks happier. more self-confident. >> reporter: just look at the astonishing before and after. the 44-year-old taking to twitter to celebrate with his fans. i hit the 60-pound weight loss mark this week and feeling really good. thanks for all of the support. growing up the child of two famous parents, chaz has struggled with his weight for some time. >> i think after my dad's side of the family. my mom's mom is skinny. but on my dad's side, it's really different. >> reporter: so, how did the former "dancing with the stars" contestant, who once hit the scales at 250 pounds, do it? >> i'm here with chaz bono, who has decided to come on "the doctors" to get help here, to lose weight. >> reporter: by taking medical tests. >> are you sleeping well?
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>> i can't fall asleep. >> reporter: and facing scary wake-up calls. >> chaz is one big risk factor waiting to get into a bad situation. >> reporter: chaz overhauled his life, changing his workout regime to dancing and mixed martial arts and rethinking his diet. >> we did go with meals that were high in protein and low in carbohydrates. focus was on clean, whole, unprocessed eating, which is key for lifestyle. >> reporter: and now, take a look at the results. >> wow. >> i feel great. really good. i'm kind of not used to everything yet. >> reporter: though, he's still getting used to his new svelte figure, the sky's the limit for the new chaz. so, what's next? >> i think maybe that will be the next transition we make, finding love for chaz. >> reporter: for "good morning america," diana perez, abc news, new york. >> good for him. that's great. >> our thanks to diana perez. and burning up our "heat index," the dancing tops starring in what could be the most popular commercial ever, with so many people now having
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baby favor. abc's bianna golodryga is here with it. you can't not smile watching this. >> i get excited that my son can almost walk, but dance. the babies with fancy moves are advertising evian, garnering millions of views right now. can they topple the bottled water's previous record? give these kids a beat. ♪ >> reporter: this ad for evian's baby and me campaign is giving viewers across the web baby fever. it's the follow-up to the 2009's roller babies, the diaper-clad dance crews getting down to rappers and the like. the guinness book record holder
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for most views online ad, roller babies has been seen for than 65 million times. since then, people have been clamoring for more. this week, evian delivered. just four days after its release, baby and me has been watched 24 million times. >> this video shifts the image of what evian has traditionally been, which is sort of the high-end, ladies' water. now, you have cool special effects with babies. it suddenly makes the brand more appealing to the younger demo. >> reporter: so, what makes these babies so special? the ad's director says it's the magic of those smiles. >> this type of commercial is about happiness, about energy. and simply about the future because babies are future. ♪ >> reporter: if you're wondering what evian water has to do with babies, you're not alone. we thought the same thing. it turns out the company has a long history with babies. evian's global brand director
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said that bottled water was first recommended as the perfect baby for babies in europe. >> i didn't know that. >> i didn't, either. >> i love that ad. >> oh, look. right here. >> that's kind of weird. >> i love it. >> we all have a -- >> yeah. >> dancing babies. >> dancing babies, waltzing away. by the way, this is a tough morning now. the competition really heats up on "dancing with the stars." it's tough to see, victor ortiz goes down for the count. let's take a look at the moment, right here. >> the couple with the lowest combined total of scores and votes, therefore leaving right now is -- victor and lindsay. >> it is tough to see him go. it's tough to see them go, by the way. lindsay, this is your first season as a pro. so, victor ortiz and lindsay arnold are here, live from l.a.
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good morning, you too. thank you for being up with us this morning. victor, how does it feel this morning? you went a long way, farther i think than any other boxer in the competition has. so, how do you feel? >> i feel great. i'm on coffee right now. and i'm enjoying this -- i'm just enjoying the fact that i got to experience such a wonderful thing. and this beautiful gal next to me, had to put up with me for some time. so, i'm definitely blessed. >> i got to tell you, watching this dance right now, you guys look really wonderful. you came a long way. lindsay, what was the hardest thing to overcome with him, dancing? >> honestly, i think at first, it was just the fact that i had to get him out of his shell and make him actually want to dance in front of millions of people. once he did that, he did so well. and he honestly has improved so much. so, i'm really proud of him. >> victor, are you going to keep dancing now that the show is over? >> absolutely not.
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but i will always be this little lady's fan. and everyone on the cast because, hey, they're amazing. >> why absolutely not, though? was it that difficult? >> did you see the two left feet by any chance? >> we did see lindsay land a pretty good punch. lindsay, are you going to stick with the boxing? >> oh, yeah. i think i am. i might take it up. and be his next -- >> she hits pretty hard. >> we can see it right there. >> victor. i know that -- tell me the different muscles you use for boxing versus dancing. were you really sore despite being in fantastic shape already as an athlete? >> i've definitely been hurting quite a bit. actually, yesterday, the last dance, my legs were hurting so bad. it felt like when i jumped off of the stage, it felt like my muscles were going to burst because they were hurting so bad.
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it was just a fun time, though. great experience. >> "dancing with the stars." "dancing with the stars." >> now from abc7 news, good morning, i am eric thomas. there are major delays on the san mateo bridge this morning following a crash in the last half hour. leyla gulen? >> at 8:27 we have a look at the san mateo bridge and take a look at this, plenty of spectators slowing the sig-alert in the eastbound direction at lie rise an injury accident and they were going to land a helicopter but they could not and they brought if an plan. eastbound traffic is reduced to one lane open so we see very few cars making the drive from foster city to hayward but the
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westbound traffic is very busy at this hour. we will take a look at it and it is solid red and you want do avoid the san mateo bridge, take dumbarton. >> the ac transit board meets to decide whether to put off a fare increase in july, but the planned hike raises the adult fair to $2.25 and some worry that the transit could lose money by raising prices if it trigger as drop in ridership.
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>> we are tracking fog in the north bay, at quarter-mile visibility in flap -- napa but 30 minutes of flight arrival days at sfo with clouds cascading from mount tamalpais at sutro towers. temperatures are today are seven to 14 degre ♪ [ cheers and applause ] there is fantasia right there, performing, "i got it right," the hot, new single from her album, "side effects."
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>> absolutely. she looks fantastic. it's fun to have her back. she has a new album back. she is in a great place now. we're going to talk to her. also ahead, we're revealing who is on the cover of the beautiful people issue of "people" magazine. here's a clue, in just a moment. she is an oscar winner who wears many hats, including a chef's hat. i think that gives it away, personally. i can unveil her in moments. >> okay. >> okay? we also have game show confidential, now under way, bringing back your all-time favorites to the show. and we've got some secrets from these shows. also, some bloopers of the classics. behind the scenes. and i got the opportunity to go behind the scenes of "wheel of fortune." it was really fun. i learned a lot about that show. >> and about the alphabet. okay. here we go, ready?
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>> ladies and gentlemen, welcome your host of "game show confidential," josh elliott. >> thank you. >> you did that really well. >> lara, in the barn with one. sam in the barn with one. the german-raised elizabeth vargas, is behind. george, i expect a lot more out of you. "name that game show tune," song number three. play it, please. ♪ samuel j.? >> that's it. >> it's not "magnum p.i." >> what is it, lara? >> i need help. >> i know. >> oh. >> you're right, elizabeth. >> you buzzed first. >> wait. did i get it right? >> you did not. thank you for playing. >> okay.
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>> lara -- >> you know, george -- >> can we get a paramedic? no. >> george, i wasn't screaming. that was heavy breathing. and the answer is "family feud." >> "family feud." >> "family feud." >> you knew that, right? >> i got the family part right. >> you get partial credit. >> this is not good, josh elliott. >> better sound. we need better sound. >> you're playing for a beautiful trophy, by the way. >> oh, i love that. give me my trophy. >> okay. >> more to come on that. i want to get -- i see larry hackett's here from "people" magazine. >> come on over. >> okay. it's a very special issue. talking about it a lot this morning. the most beautiful issue on newsstands in new york and l.a.
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what is it on newsstands? >> it's on newsstands now. >> right now. and we've given some clues as to who the most beautiful woman in "people's" opinion is. and you have one more for us. >> she has remade herself as an avatar of modern living. modern, healthy living. >> i just interviewed her. >> why don't you unveil, "people's" most beautiful woman is -- >> gwyneth paltrow. >> there she is. >> she was so -- >> isn't that beautiful? >> great picture. great picture. >> she looks fresh and clean. that picture says springtime, doesn't it? she is one we had for many years. she had many roles. famous boyfriends. she's been in the public eye for a long time. she's 40 years old. she looks fabulous. and she talked candidly about what it takes to look like that in her modern life. for someone who's been around for a long time, she's very honest. >> wow. >> used to work out two hours a day for that.
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>> it's nice to have somebody be candid about that. oh, i'm going to chase my toddler and look fabulous. she talks about the grueling diet she's been on. the two hours a day at the gym. >> when she eats cheese and martini, she has to do extra work. >> what goes into the choice? >> we're a big magazine. it has to be someone who is relatively mainstream. someone who you're familiar with. and gwyneth paltrow, as we all know, has her detractors. but part of it is the discussion and the debate. people going, that's a good choice, that's a bad choice. you want to be in that conversation. >> i love your other choices. kerry washington to me, is spectacular. connie britton, another fabulous choice. >> she was on for many reasons. but her hair mostly. >> linda gray also.
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>> did you know that linda gray was the leg in "the graduate." >> really? >> yeah. >> so many great pictures in the issue. you have pictures without makeup. a whole thing on selfies. >> she's in there without makeup. >> are you serious? >> yeah. and jane fonda at 75, who looks unbelievable. >> larry, thank you for bringing that to us. >> check out the issue. "people" magazine in new york and l.a. and nationwide on friday. sam, you have the weather? >> i almost got into the game show -- let's get to the boards. here's just one or two things we're going to show you. our twitter and facebook pictures. a picture out of washington. gorgeous sun rise or sunset there. and minnesota, more snow. and we're going to start melting that snowpack. this morning, that's where the
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cold air is. 16 in denver. 17 in rapid city. the warm-up starts to sweep across the country today. this one looks like it wants to last. in the deep south and the mid-atlantic and the east. fargo, 68 by saturday. chicagoland, 70 by the time we get to saturday. hello, today, in vegas, about 80 degrees. >> all of that weather was brought to you by ocean spray. >> you say all of the cold air is in the middle of the country. >> it's gorgeous this morning. it's so much better. josh.
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thank you, guys. now, to the movie that tackles terrorism and its group, "reluctant fundamentalist." yesterday, we had kate hudson. and today, we have riz ahmed. thank you for going coatless. >> i was thinking. >> it's a fascinating story. you play a character, a pakistani man in america after 9/11. he's climbing the ladder at wall street. 9/11 happens and everything changes for him. >> yeah. in many ways, the film is about the american dream. it's about an immigrant coming to this country full of hope and optimism, about the promise this country holds out for so many people. and it's kind of a coming of age story. a young man finding his way in life. and he does that through his relationships, with jim cross, his boss. and with kate hudson. >> what a prize.
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you placate hudson's -- >> i didn't get to take the prize home, though. it was amazing working with kate. she is someone i had tremendous admiration. she had a 1-month-old baby on set. so, the to be able to film for such long hours. to go to breast-feeding and on action hand the baby to someone. and burst into tears moments later, is absolutely incredible. >> powerful film. your first leading role. you're also a rapper. >> i am, yes. i am. >> can you give us a little? >> you have to help me out a little bit, maybe. >> okay. can we help him out. >> inspiration. >> go. >> okay. guys, the movie's out friday. mira nair directed it. what's it called, george? >> "the reluctant fundamentalist." >> i feel like i'm the guy. and people say i loved you in "the life of pi." >> yeah.
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>> riz ahmed. it's this friday in selected theaters nationwide. coming up, inside scoop on your favorite game shows. coming up, inside scoop on your favorite game shows. that was grys of walking
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there it is. one lucky contestant will walk away with that very, very great trophy. that's something. we continue with "game show
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confidential." your classic moments from "the price is right," and "family feud." everyone has their favorite. and every game show has their secre secrets. we're going to tell you the secrets behind the scenes that make the shows fun to watch. chris connelly has the scoop. >> this is the final answer heard all around the world. he's won a million dollars. >> reporter: when it comes to big winnings. >> ken jennings. >> reporter: big gambles. >> i've got a good feeling about this. >> reporter: and really big reactions. >> the most famous is the woman who got invited to come on down on "the price is right." and she came on down and lost her top. >> reporter: nothing beats a game show. a daily double of daytime and primetime tv. >> people at home love to see other people win. i feel like i'm santa claus. >> reporter: offering tooth thi hosts, caffeinated contestants.
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and tricky questions. >> something a burglar would not want to see when he breaks into a house. rob? >> naked grandma. >> huh? >> reporter: along with fantastical prizes. >> you win. you win the corvette. >> reporter: celebrities, unafraid to uncork a few sinkers. >> lust, gluttony and sloth are collectively known as what? >> the bill of rights. >> many of these young actors got parts on the game shows and became popular later on. >> reporter: and the skinny microphones. best of all, under-pressure participants, serve up a bounty of bloopers. >> during what month of pregnancy does a woman begin to look pregnant? >> september. >> what is your favorite part of our "newlywed game" set? jim? >> probably wife number two. >> reporter: new technologies could keep the game show out of final jeopardy. >> game shows have taken on a
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new life on the internet, on the cell phone. these things will never go away. >> of course, game shows, here on "good morning america." time to play more "name that game show tune." to recap the scores, lara spencer with two. sam champion with one. and after checking with the judges, elizabeth vargas has half a point. >> half a point. >> that's half a point more than we thought she'd have. number four, play that tune. >> it was mine. i got it. it's "jeopardy!" >> just ask the judge. >> it's the only thing -- >> well done. german "jeopardy!" i would not have known that show. please, name this game show tune. ♪ you're kidding me, people.
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lara spencer? >> "wheel of fortune"? >> no. >> samuel j. champion. >> millionaire. >> judges? >> it's called "who wants to be a millionaire." >> and the final. this is big. this is big. this is going to decide the game. name that tune. ♪ >> lara spencer. >> i pushed it too soon. >> fabulous prizes. >> george? >> "wheel of fortune." >> and the winner -- and the winner -- >> thank you, josh elliott. >> who would you like to thank? >> well done. i'd love a brand-new car and that gorgeous fur. >> just remember, have your pets
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spayed and neutered. tomorrow, in "game show confidential," we go behind the scenes. and on friday, we're going behind the shows that lara couldn't name. "wheel of fortune," with lara spencer. coming up, fantasia. go nowhere. ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] fantasia is out with her first album in three years. it's hard to believe it's been nearly ten years since fantasia won "american idol." and since then, she has seen her share of highs and lows, "with side-effects of you" fantasia is ready to come back. you were ready to walk away from music a couple of years back. >> i think we lose the focus on the music. >> what brought you back? >> it's the people. the fans.
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they tell me that, you know, you sang that song. you blessed me. i know what i do is to bless people. all that other stuff, i don't care about anymore. >> you rocked "american idol" last night with the song you're about to sing. she's performing the lead single off her album "side effects of you." fantasia is singing, "lose to win." >> yes. >> those who are watching this morning, i hope that this song blesses you. ♪ never felt so ugly pretending that he loves me ♪ ♪ sometimes it's just that money never had to afford me ♪ ♪ now, i'm sick and tired of you ♪ ♪ just takin' right off know when i forgive you ♪ ♪ you ain't here for dinner like i'm a beginner ♪ ♪ i loved you for your
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inner, inner, inner ♪ ♪ and the next guy is out there somewhere ♪ ♪ but you won't dare 'cause you're too scared ♪ ♪ have you ever needed someone so bad? ♪ ♪ but he ain't willing to make it last ♪ ♪ sometimes you gotta lose to win again ♪ ♪ if it makes you cry, cry, cry ♪ ♪ and all you do is fight can't get no sleep at night ♪ ♪ sometimes you gotta lose to win again ♪ ♪ ever felt so sorry all you did was worry ♪ ♪ you didn't want nobody thought it would get better ♪
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♪ but it's fallen more than oh, it's fallen more than ever ♪ ♪ i just hoped that we would 'cause you're always ♪ ♪ up to no good maybe it'll take someone else ♪ ♪ to show me better but i don't wanna leave ya ♪ ♪ hey ♪ have you ever needed someone so bad? ♪ ♪ but he ain't willing to make it last ♪ ♪ sometimes you gotta lose to win again ♪ >> take it to the bridge. ♪ some of you know what it feels like ♪ ♪ caught up just in his light ♪ ♪ don't wanna try again
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thinking what's the difference ♪ ♪ why am i not interested? 'cause when you've been broken ♪ ♪ you feel like no one can fix it ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ have you ever needed someone so bad? ♪ ♪ needed someone so bad but he ain't willing ♪ ♪ to make it last whoa, yeah ♪ ♪ sometimes you gotta lose to win again ♪ ♪ win again oh ♪ ♪ and if it makes you cry if it makes you ♪ ♪ cry, cry, cry ♪ all you do is fight can't get no sleep at night ♪ ♪ sometimes you gotta lose to win again ♪ [ cheers and appla
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how about one more big thank you for fantasia. >> i get happy on stage. >> thank you.
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>> now from abc7 news, good morning, i am eric thomas. a sig-alert, an update on the san mateo bridge. leyla gulen? >> we have an update on the sig-alert eastbound 92 with two lanes open and one remains closed. this is the eastbound direction at the high-rise with an injury accident out there and still very heavy traffic. avoid it and take dumbarton and the westbound commute is looking slow into foster city.
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>> thank you very much. cooler again today by seven to 14 degrees, upper 50's along the coast where it will be cloudy with sunshine by noon and 62 at san francisco and to about 82 in antioch. tonight, the temperatures are in the mid-40's to low 50's and a lot of cloud cover. the coolest day is tomorrow and a warming trend on the announcer: it's "live! with kelly & michael." today, from "mad men," jon hamm. and a performance from snoop lion plus, we'll me plus, we'll meet the former north dakota news anchor whose first day went viral, a.j. clemente. all next on the emmy ward-winning "live." announcer: now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause] ♪
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kelly: hi! i! michael: yay! [cheers and applause] kelly: gosh. gosh! i swear, i love you guys. michael: what's up? i love you, too. kelly: wednesday, april 24, 2013. it is hump day. hump day. wednesday's the new friday in my opinion. michael: yeah, i agree with you. well, hello, everybody. kelly: the audience disagrees. michael: we still got to go to work after this. kelly: i know, but the bridge to wednesday is like that's the -- that's really the hill and then thursday, you're like everybody goes out on thursday nights, at least in new york city. that's the big out night. and friday's the weekend.
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to me, wednesday's the new friday. there. you heard it here first. [applause] michael: and everyone doesn't go out or thursdays. gelman, i would be a little slow on friday's show. i do go out on thursdays a lot. kelly: it's really the big out night. michael: and a friend of mine's flying in and my cousin's coming back. -- tomorrow. kelly: oh, that's exciting. guys' weekend? [laughter] gelman: house guest? michael: i don't mind the house guest but the problem with house guests from out of town, you have to entertain them. kelly: yes, but you're a entertainer. you're natural born entertainer. michael: yeah, but they want to go out. and i'm like i can't do that i have to be here. elly: aww. michael: i'm waiting for gelman saying go out. that's ok. kelly:


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