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tv   America This Morning  ABC  September 26, 2016 4:15am-4:31am PDT

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affair touching down in canada with prince george stealing the show. all eyes on charlotte mastering the wave on her royal tour. well, this is it, this is the moment they kick off their highly anticipated tour of the west coast of canada packing in more than 13 engagements of the next seven days. canadian prime minister justin trudeaux and his wife rolling out the red carpet welcoming the cambridges. complete with military honors and a 21 gun salute. >> we're so pleased that george and charlotte can be with us in canada this time around. beginning their own lifetime of friendship with this wonderful country. >> reporter: kate looking regal in a blue dress and a little bling borrowed from the queen. they began the tour with a royal
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remembering those who served. the prince took this day to thank their hosts for their warm welcome, and then saying a few words in french, or trying to. [ speaking french ] it's a little rusty, work with me. >> reporter: so this is an action-packed tour. the palace described it outdoorsy and casual, but they had a tea party with their kids and families serving in the military, and more than 30 engagement on this tour, we are going to try to keep up with them every step of the way. wish us luck, abc news,
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>> nice to see a light hearted moment with the prince. >> french was a little off. >> they are human too. >> they can't speak it like the rest of us. they have a busy schedule, so the kids are left back there on victoria island while the royals travel all throughout the yukon, british columbia, and the tea party back in victoria later on this week. how adorable did they look coming off the plane? >> it's a little bit unfair. >> don't you look like that when you get off an 11 hour flight? >> i have flannel pants on, torn t-shir duchess looks like. >> wakes up like that. flawless. coming up, did you text anyone this weekend? >> well, in case you didn't know it, it was no text weekend. >> whoops. >> we'll explain the wisdom behind the technology holiday straight ahead. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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? for many americans, texting replaced talking, and a growing number of mental health experts say it's not a good thing. >> one group issued a challenge for us, by encouraging us to embark on a no text weekend. how did you do? here's abc's rachel smith. >> reporter: ding, ding, and ring. our modern day melody.
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of a tech company. >> so i am constantly working seven days a week, 12 hour days. i know what it means to be hyperconnected. >> throughout the day i probably grab my phone and text someone every ten to 15 minutes. >> reporter: one group aiming to change that. at least for a few days by launching no next weekend. >> no text weekend begins the personal online challenge to just try to talk. >> we encourage you to call your friends, call your family. >> no >> reporter: it's not just a problem for teens and tweens, even mom and dad find the challenge daunting. >> start at 7? >> 7:00 p.m. >> reporter: while texting is magical, we do it too often and use it for conversations we should be having in person. >> when you can text important emotional information, but you don't know how it's landing with the other person. 90% of communication's
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>> reporter: so this weekend is all about reclaiming conversations and connecting with one another with your voice, not your screen. >> this is awesome. this is something we have to do because it's important for me, as both mom and ceo, to know, stop, unplug, focus on the people right there, right in front of you. >> reporter: ready for this. >> are you? >> are you? >> harder for me to >> you're always on your phone, just idly doing it. >> i am -- i won't be able to do it. >> no? >> i wouldn't be able to do it. i have problems, that expert said, you don't know how it's landing, but with the emoticons, there's a lot of options. have you seen the update. >> i have not because i didn't update. >> look. to diane, a text with balloons or let's go -- >> get me actual balloons. >> or fireworks. >> i want real fireworks. ?
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? you're dancing to the music. >> i don't know what you're talking about. >> calling play by play for the los angeles dodgers since they were in brooklyn, truman was in the white house, and nat king cole was on the radio. >> now sports broadcasting legend signed off for good. here's david wright. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this weekend, they rolled out the blue carpet at dodger stadium. >> oh, come on. it's just me. >> reporter: the end of an era that lasted 67 years. >> hi, everybody, and a very pleasant good evening to you. i thought i'd get that out of
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>> reporter: vince, calling them as he sees them since 1950s. >> the windup, here's the pitch. it's a perfect game. >> reporter: from jackie robinson, sandy cofax to henry aaron breaking babe ruth's home run record for the opposing team. >> and it's gone! what a marvellous moment for baseball. >> reporter: what did that moment mean? >> for me, i tried to call the play as accurately and quickly as possible, and then shut up and let the crowd roar because there's nothing better. >> reporter: fans watched with him, even when they are there at the ballpark watching the game. >> thank you for painting a picture for us, for our families that we'll have for the rest of our lives. >> reporter: dodger fans, vince
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>> we'll miss you, my friend. we'll miss you in our radio, in our cars, in our backyards. >> reporter: an endless summer finally finished. david wright, abc news, new york. >> he's seen so much, and we should point out, the dodgers are going to be in the playoffs, they clenched their division. but scully said in the agreement he'd retire at the end of the regular season. but many los angeles fans will miss that voice. so many great calls he made over his career. >> people are going to be wanting -- getting a seat next to him wherever he's watching the game to get a little private play by play. >> all right. well, that's the news for this half hour, everyone. >> remember to follow us on
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