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extreme weather. a powerful storm system rips across the northeast leaving a trail of destruction from ohio to new york. while all eyes remain on three powerful hurricanes churning up heavy winds, big surf, and even bigger concerns. palin politics. the former alaska governor heads to iowa, celebrating two more successful senate endorsements. is this the first step in her plan to take on president obama in 2012? and acid hoax. the woman who says she was attacked in washington state now says she did it to herself. we'll hear from police as to why and also have exclusive reaction
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from the victim of a possible o copycat attack. she's with us in the studio early this friday morning, she's with us in the studio early this friday morning, september 17th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs good friday morning to you. still waking up there, i'm erica hill. good to have you with us. fog not guilty new york city. >> and right there, too. i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. breaking news this morning, you'll never guess who showed up in a prison in peru. it was beth hole way trying to vis visit joran van der sleuth, face to face for about five minutes. >> of course natalie hole way's mom who disappeared in rememberu. also people in new york talking about this not only people in new york affected but really unusual in the city yesterday. huge storms rolled through
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around rush hour. hail, powerful winds, there was a huge thunderstorm. sideways rains and a possible tornado. dave price joins us this morning in queens in forest hills, new york where the storm hit hardest with the latest this morning. talk about destruction, dave. >> you know, typically when weather like this happens we head to a plane and to the south and midwest. but it is in our backyard. new york city, where we are, we are in a park in queens, new york, just to give you an idea if you are not from this area, we are just a few miles from manhattan and a few miles from laguardia airport. and in this park, downed trees, debris everywhere, and this is just emblematic of what you're seeing all across several burr rougs of new york city. storms like this particularly dangerous in urban areas. still to be determined whether it was an official tornado. but, new york city and the northeast have had their share of weird weather over the past several months, from blistering heat to extreme cold and snow
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and now this. wild weather rolled across the northeast thursday, striking hard in new york city. over a thousand miles from tornado alley. tearing off roofs with reported wind gusts of over 100 miles per hour. >> it looked like doomsday it was coming in black. it looked like midnight. >> tornado warnings went up in three of the city's five burroughs just after 5:00 p.m. the fury lasted minutes as bolts of lightning hit up the statute of liberty and the surrounding city. >> it may be an act of god but doesn't make it issier. >> there were scattered reports reports of a funnel cloud touching the ground. there have been six in the big able in the past 40 years. home videos posted online within minutes showed dramatic weather that downed power lines, uprooted giant trees and smashed windows. >> lights were going crazy.
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the shingles on my house were flying down. >> one confirmed fatality, a woman killed when her car was crushed by a falling tree. she had apparently pulled over to the side of the road to wait for the storm to pass. early evening tornado warnings posted in ohio. this campus was littered with shattered glass, broken concrete and splintered trees. tens of thousands of people still without power throughout new york city's five burr rougs, long island and new jersey. and more violent weather about to roll into sections of the mids with where all of this came from. now, to our other big story, we go out and take a look at igor now moving in a northwest direction. it was a west-northwesterly moving storm, 760 miles south-southeast of bermuda. winds 125 miles per hour. it is a powerful category 3 storm. tropical storm-force winds extend 290 miles from this storm's center. and her kay winds extend a full 105 miles.
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this is dangerous, it's big, and it's headed towards bermuda making landfall sunday night into monday morning oh, we're guessing 10:00 o p.m. to about 2:00 a.m. we're going to watch that storm, as well. a lot going on in the weather world. we'll send it back to you guys in the studio. >> keeping you bus see, dave price in queens. to politics two more republicans endorsed by sarah palin were big winners in this week's primaries as she campaigns this week, speculation grows the former gop vice presidential candidate wants to be on the top of the ticket in 2012. cbs news national correspondent dean ren nolgdz is in des moines with more. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning, harry. you are right about the speculation. and sarah palin's appearance here in des moines tonight caps off a week during which her political clout was on full display. to those who like her and those who don't. her appearance in kentucky on thursday was vintage palin. >> take it back, we can take back our country. and we're going to turn things
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around. >> she was campaigning for republican senatorial hopeful rand paul, one of the tea party insurgents she has endorsed. sometimes to the chagrin of gop regulars, who worry they are too extreme. unelectable, or both. it's a reaction she apparently relishes. >> the hierarchy and, you know, are not liking this. >> tonight, palin comes to iowa, which holds the first presidential caucus in 2012. is she setting the table for a presidential campaign? >> we are fortunate to have her here. she certainly energizing republicans at all levels. >> reporter: democratic strategists say the more sara, the better for them. >> -- is going to be here in iowa, sarah palin. >> reporter: indeed, our latest polling shows the number of americans viewing her unfavorablebly has been rising along with her visibility. now, sarah palin isn't saying much about her long-term
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intentions but, as they say in political circles here, nobody comes to iowa by accident. harry? >> we know that one for sure. dean reynolds, thank you so much from des moines this morning. we bring in our chief washington correspondent and host of "face the nation" bob schaeffer. bob, good morning. >> good morning to you, harry. >> can one appearance in iowa constitute the beginning of a presidential campaign? >> well, it might. i mean, there's no question about it. but, what is really bothering the establishment republicans right now is -- is what happened to republicans back in 1964. you know, they had almost won in 1960 when nixon ran against kennedy. the next -- the next time around, 1964, republicans threw out all the establishment people, all the leaders of their party and nominated barry goldwater, as i've said many times, a very good man but someone far to the right of the mainstream of the republican
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party. they lost in a landslide. same thing happened to democrats in 1972. they threw out all the establishment people, leaders in their party, big city mayors like dick daley and dominated again, a very good man, george mkdz govern but someone far left of the mainstream of their party and they lost in a landingslide. and that's what's bothering the establishment republicans now, they are worried, are they headed to something like that in 2012? >> take a right -- take to the edge of the be a bis, as it were but that is the question. if you are the republicans, how do you -- what's undeniable the passion and motivation of the supporters of the tea party folks. if you are the republicans, is there a way to harness that energy? >> well, that's what they got to figure out because you're absolutely right. i mean, these people are committed. a lot of people of these tea party folks are not really republicans. they didn't -- you know, they're
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anti-tax, they're very, very conservative. they tend to be older. in mid-term elections, you don't have young people turning out very much to vote. and they were a powerful force. i mean, there's absolutely no question about it. sarah palin's endorsement meant a great deal to those particular people. but, how is this going to play in november? and that's -- that's what they are all grappling with, how to keep the enthusiasm but, at the same time, how do you appeal to the people in the middle, the independents who, in the end, are always the ones who does it elections. >> all about the middle. it is an interesting dichotomy. as sarah palin's negatives go up, everything she touches turns to gold. o'donnell in delaware two weeks ago was not given a snowball's chance in you-know-you what and she ends up running roughshod over the republican candidate. >> you know, harry, it all goes back to the economy once again. you sa saw the figures.
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one person in seven in this country is now living in poverty. people are still unemployed. people are still looking for work. what you're seeing is the frustration that just sort of permeates all of our politics right now and you're seeing in these tea party folks kind of the right end of all of that. >> all right. and it all comes from that. if the economy gets a little bit better, i think you'll see a lot of things change in this equation. but, so far, it's not getting better. >> could be the iced tea party. bob schaeffer in washington this morning, as always, we appreciate your time. remember you can watch bob's interview with former president clinton on "face the nation" this sunday morning. don't want to miss it here on cbs. we want to get you a look at other stories we're following for you this morning. jeff glor is at the news desk with those. good morning. >> good morning to you and to you at home t. is the second day of the pope's historic visit to great britain today meeting the
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leader of the anglican church. this morning he went to an outdoor prayer meeting at a school outside london. our correspondent mark phillips is there this morning. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. this is, in fact, turning out to be more than just a papal visit, turning into a test whether pope benedict can get his message across over the background noise of the church's child abuse scandal that. test gets harder as time goes on. pope benedict brought his message to the classroom today, visiting a kalt lick school in suburban london. this pope find him self with an ironic challenge, he bemoans the weakening role of religion in everyday life yet it is the church's very own public struggle with its child molesting priests that is helping to drive people away. -- can only be a victim if nurtured in a prevailing atmosphere is one of respectful and affectionate trust.
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>> reporter: pope benedict proved on this trip he can still draw a crowd. yet, impressive though the 65,000-strong open-air mass in scotland was yesterday, it was only about a quarter of the size of the crowd pope john paul drew to the same park on his visit 28 years ago. and this crowd had a much better warm-up act, the former scottish choir girl turned tv talent show star and internet sensation, susan boyle who sang a medley of her hits. this is being billed as pope been dingt's most political day of the visit meeting with the archbishop of kant bury as you said and gives a speech to british parliamentarians and of course the protesters against child abuse, gay rights and other issues promise to follow him wherever he goes. >> mark, thank you very much. the poverty rate in the
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united states as bob schafer mentioned climbed more than 14% last year. the census bureau says 44 million people now, one in seven americans, now live below the poverty line. mississippi had the highest share of poor people, new hampshire the lowest. the number of americans without health care was also higher, by 16.7%. this morning wall street critic elizabeth warren says she accepted the president's job offer to create a new consumer protection bureau. the blown-out oil well in the gulf of mexico could be plugged once and for all by this sunday. a relief well was connected to that blown-out bp well last night. now, cement and mud can be pumped into the damaged well to seal it from the bottom. it has been nearly five months since the explosion and leak that spilled an estimated 200 million gallons of oil into the gulf. 13 minutes past the hour. back to dave price in queens, we
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>> that's a quick look at your weather from queens, new york. erica, back to you in the studio. >> dave, thanks. we want to get you the latest on the brutal home invasion trial in connecticut. yesterday was another emotional day for jurors. our news correspondent betty nguyen is here with the latest. were you in the courtroom and it is heart-wrenching. >> it truly s. the jury was taken on a disturbing journey inside the house where the mushds took place and a lot of the evidence centered around how the horrible attack occurred. jurors on thursday saw the photos showing the aftermath of the horrific home invasion that left jennifer hawke-petit and daughters heyley and michaela dead following a week of chilling video of jennifer's last minutes alive and grueling testimony by william petit, the lone survivor.
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>> we have a lot of support. would like to thank friends and people from all over the state and all over the country for their notes and texts and e-mails who have been very sp t sportive. >> he addressed reporters outside court. >> we're happy with the way the prosecution is presenting its case and things are moving along at a reasonable pace. >> the case turned to photographs of their torched home that told the tale of torture and murder. this is jennifer's sister. >> we have lived with this for over three years and we did walk through the house a long time ago so those images really stay in your mind even though you wish they could leave. >> there were pictures of fire-ravaged bedrooms cords still tied to bedposts prosecutors say restrained the daughters. both girls died of smoke inhalation. >> what that does is really put a picture in the jury's head of the horror and the tragedy, the fear and the and wish the victims must have felt in their
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final moments. >> jurors saw this baseball bat which prosecutors say defendant steven hayes and partner joshua komisarjevsky used to savagely beat dr. petit. >> they are trying to present him as a person capable of emotion. perhaps if they humanize him to this jury they will later be rewarded by the jury offering a life sentence instead of the death penalty. >> hayes has already agreed to plead guilty in exchange for the life sentence but prosecutors want the death penalty. the judge dismissed the jurors after lunch because of hayes's fiscal condition. the trial resumes monday. >> so tough to hear. thanks. >> difficult. >> still ahead this morning, why did she do it? a woman who said she was attacked with acid, it was thrown in her face, admits it was all a hoax, self-inflicted. we'll get reaction from another acid attack victim. plus a surprise visitor for
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joran van der slooth. we'll find out how natalie holloway's mother reportedly confronted him in a peruvian prison. this is "the early show" on cbs. [ female announcer ] moms always want to give 100%.
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just ahead so many people shocked when we heard this woman bethany story, turns out the acid attack she said happened was all a hoax. we'll get more information from the police department and joined in the studio by another victim. we met her last week and finds out how she feels the fact this other was a hoax. the latest on the surprise visit from natalee holloway's mom, beth, goes to see joran van der sloot in prison. bet i could beat you there.e? [ male announcer ] with its 43 safety features,
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clouds and sunshine out there and tonight, 51 for the overnight low. that sets us up for a dry
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weekend. 'll get a check of the roads now with kristy breslin. >> good morning, bernadette woods and everyone. trouble on the jones falls expressway, that's southbound. we have an accident blocking the two right hand lanes as you approach northern parkway. also, heavy on northern parkway. the drivers are trying to get a lock at the crash. slow on the northside and harford road to providence and average speed at 20 miles per hour. westside, sluggish to baltimore national pike. we have an accident to watch out for attaboysly -- at bosley road. this is brought to you by subway. try any new breakfast sandwich. and get a freshly brewed seattle's best coffee. thank you, at the top of the news, the murder/suicide inside johns hopkins where a
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doctor is recovering after being shot by a patient's son. andrea fujii has the story. the injured doctor is in stable condition. the doctor just gave the 50- year-old pardus a bleak prognosis about his mother's condition. that's when pardus shot cohen. pardus barricaded himself inside the hospital room in the nelson building. s.w.a.t. teams went in and at 1:30, they found pardus and his mother shot dead. hand held metal detectors are used to screen high risk patients and visitors but they had no reason to belief he pose danger. and two are behind bars charged with holding a woman hostage for a free. --year.
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they held the woman captive for nine months. and during the time, they and during the time, they cashed her disability checks. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician.
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yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin! some seriously enthusiastic people out there on a friday morning. >> uh-huh. think [ inaudible ] has anything to do with it? >> sometimes. welcome back. hard to imagine things getting worse forrior ran van der absolute but apparently did. he is in jail in peru charged with murdering a young woman and guess who shows up this week, natalee holloway's mother apparently snuck in with a dutch journalists sort of following him and chronicling his story for quite some time. we'll hear about their confrontation behind bars in minutes. >> all of these twists and turns you never expect and boom there they are. if you are headed to the gym
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a cup of acid at her, turning her face from this into this. >> it was the most painful thing. >> reporter: the story became even more painful four days later in what may be a copycat crime, 41-year-old -- mother of five getting out of her car at her arizona home when a wum threw a glass of acid at her. she told "the early show" about her experience in an exclusive interview last week. >> it only took seconds, probably milliseconds for it to start burning and felt my skin was on fire and just felt deep and intense and it was awful. >> reporter: she was left with severe burns on her face, neck and back. it seemed two vicious attacks but now this woman says she made her story up, telling police thursday she did it to herself. >> during the interview, she admitted her injuries were self-inflicted. >> reporter: police say during
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their investigation, her story wasn't adding up. the 28-year-old then told them the truth. but why would she do this to herself? >> really what you are seeing for somebody like this, a big hole in their life and a strong, desperate need for attention and willingness to go to any extent to get it. >> reporter: police say they have no explanation for her hoax but say she is sorry. >> she is extremely upset. she's very remorseful. in many ways, this is something that just got bigger than what she expected. >> reporter: prosecutors will now decide whether or not to charge her with a crime. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. joining us this morning from vancouver washington is police commander marla schoou man. good to have you with us this morning. i think the question on top of everyone's mind, why would someone do this. did she tell you why she threw acid on herself? >> you know, she had lengthy conversations with the detective who interviewed her and i'm sure he has that information. i'm not sure we can actually
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a surprising twist this morning in the natalee holloway case. the mother of the missing alabama teenager reportedly went behind bars this week in peru to confront joran van der sloot, the prime suspect in her disappearance. we're in miami with the rest of the story. good morning, kelly. >> reporter: good morning. the last time she came face to face with him was the night after her daughter disappeared. this meeting was reportedly very brief but dramatic. junior jan van der absolute has been behind bars for three and a half months now locked inside peru's notorious castro castro prison charged with the brutal murder of a 22-year-old peruvian woman. according to authorities she came face to face with him, the young man long the prime suspect in her daughter's disappearance on the island of aruba five and a half years ago. apparently holloway snuck into
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the prison without being identified and carrying a hidden camera, aided by a dutch tv reporter doing a special on her. hal way, who spent about five minutes with him, allegedly began the meeting telling him she had, quote, no hate in her soul for him. he is said to have responded by handing her his attorney's business card and saying he couldn't speak without his lawyer present. radaronline went further claiming she asked direct questions about nataleeeast disappearance but he refused to answer. john q. kelly, hal way's attorney, confirmed only she is in peru saying, she's a mother without a daughter. she wants to bring her daughter home. authorities in peru quickly removed beth hal way from the prison, now being detained reportedly in peru by those authorities. harry, erica? >> thairpgs very much. such and odd sort of twist, though, this peter defreeze
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chronicled joran van der sloot's story the last few years. they go into prison and he's going to surprise joran with her or -- >> clearly something more. >> he basically rebuffs her t. doesn't make much sense. >> i'm interested to see how much she may see when she comes back, how much we will learn from her sign, her motivation from going there. >> up next prince william gets his wings. now that he can fly helicopters, what's his next step? we'll take you to england for the flying prince. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. nothing is proven to help you fall asleep faster than advil pm liqui-gels. rushing real liquid relief to ease you to sleep fast. for nighttime pain, make advil pm your #1 choice.
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graduated from the royal air force search & rescue program meaning he will soon co-pilot one of the rescue helicopters. there is a tradition for the royal men to join the military. unlike his younger brother, harry, who saw active service in afghanistan, prince quill yam heir to the throne can't be sent to battle. this is very exciting, dramatic job and at times is going to be quite dangerous. this job goes some way, i suppose, to compensate to the fact he's not going to be able to be a front-line soldier because his position to the throne. >> i think the future head of the armed forces, you at least get the opportunity to be credible and do the job i signed up for and do the best i can. >> william has been learning to fly various aircraft for the past four years. this latest phase of helicopter training has cost the british taxpayer about a million and a half dollars. with 50 hours on a flight simulator and 70 more inside a helicopter. he will be based in wales, where
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he's rents ad house and living with his long-term girlfriends kate middleton. by the way the air force warns anyone calling in a bogus s.o.s. to bring prince william choppering to the rescue will presented with a hefty bill for the whole mission. i think that's my favorite part of the story. >> we thought we had an original idea. >> little did we know it would be too expensive for us to carry out. >> there you go. lots more coming up on "the early show" on -- yes it is a friday. we'll be right back. stay tuned. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a story out of michigan getting a lot of attention, little girl 6 years old on the cheerleading team. >> uh-huh. >> should the cheer talk about shaking booties? >> and should they shake their booties at 6? >> i wonder about that.
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that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the week's end is warm and the weekend will be similar in feeling. kristy breslin is watching the traffic and it's bernadette woods in the first warning weather. good morning and happy friday out there. it's a warm start to the day. take a look at the temperatures in the 60s in baltimore and 70s start south across the straight. 64 in bel air and 68 in annapolis. so, this afternoon, you're getting close to 80 degrees with the winds out of the west. mixed clouds and sunshine and tonight, droping to 51 cool degrees. now, tomorrow, we'll get closer to 80 degrees and we'll see sunshine throughout the weekend.
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here's kristy breslin. things are starting to slowdown out there on the jones falls expressway in the southbound direction. we have the crash at northern parkway. the delay is backed up from 28th street. as far as the beltway goes from the northside, stop and go there. westside continues to crawl along from 795 to edmondson. and 95, heavy to the beltway. and now, let's take a live look. congestion at the beltway. this is brought to you by h.h. gregg. browse over the appliances and tv there. for >> the son of a patient at johns hopkins shoots and wounds a doctor and turns his gun on his mother and himself. andrea fujii has the story. >> reporter: don, the injured doctor is in stable condition this morning.
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he just gave the 50-year-old pardus a bleak prognosis about his elderly mother's condition. that's when he shot him in the abdomen. he barricaded himself in his mother's hospital room in the nelson building. at 1:30, he was found shot dead. and man held metal detectors are used to screen the patients. officials had no reason to believe he posed danger. and we still don't know who will be the ball more city state -- baltimore city state's attorney. and the stay with wjz-13, maryland's news ,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to "the early show" on a friday morning. i'm erica hill with harry smith. did you notice as soon as the camera went live -- >> it started to rain. >> it did. but you can't dampen our parade. >> not at all, you wouldn't domp sdaen our enthusiasm this this morning. >> we have rather enthusiastic folks on the progrlaza. just ahead this morning, you probably worry about certain things when you go to the gym, right, working on that six-pack, getting your heart rate up. what about the germs?
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i'm not just talking about bringing your own towel to o sit up and wipe down the equipment. it goes much deeper than that. the bacteria is everywhere. some of it linked to very serious things like mrsa, the super-serious staph infections. susan koeppen is here to tell us what to look fore and keep yourself as healthy as you can. >> an excuse not to go? >> no. >> oh. one of the biggest stumbling blooks in relationships can be money. a woman who got dumped after she told her fee awn sigh how much she owed in college loans. >> the real number. >> not funny but a true story. we'll also speak with a 6-year-old who used to be a cheerleader but her mom really not happy with one of the routines the little girls had. they are 6 and mom felt it was suggestive. she complained, led to a huge
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blow-up. kennedy is no longer a cheerleader. >> right. invited out of the program. >> we'll get the story. >> first we've talked all morning about the great big storm that blew through here yesterday. boy, it rattled the windows in all of manhattan, for sure. dave price is a few miles away in forest hills with another check of the weather. good morning. >> good morning. did more than rattle windows here. we are right
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karl is also a category 3 makes it's way towards mexico. back home,the rain is gone and temperature, back up to 67 degrees. it's a warm start to the day. we're getting close to 80 degrees and that's bring anything the dry air. and tomorrow, back up to 79, 80 degrees for the high. we'll have a cold front passing through sunday and this weather report sponsored by kellogg's frosted miniwheats. >> three working hurricanes right now igor, julia and karl, a busy time in the atlantic and for clean-up in queens, new york. that's a look at your weather picture. a lot going on here today. jeff, to you for the news headlines. good horning. >> good morning, everyone. we are learning of a possible threat to pope benedict, on the second day of a historic visit to the uk. our correspondent mark phillips
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is there with that story. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning again, jeff, appears to be the case of london police taking no chances while the pope is here. counterterrorism police here this morning have announced they arrested five men. the pope, at the time, as you say was in suburban london. this was in the center of london. they apparently moved, in the police did, before 6:00 a.m. this morning, picked up five men they suspected of plotting some sort of terrorist act. they are not saying it was directly a threat against the pope at this stage. the men are said to be non-british in origin. but, the police received a tip that something was up and decided they had to act quickly and arrested them. they have since investigated the premises where the men lived and worked and not found, they say, any hazardous material in those places. the london police say, as well, they have reviewed the security arrangements they have made for the pope's visit and are satisfied that they are still adequate. and so, the visit goes on and we wait for word as to just what,
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if anything, these men will be charged with. jeff? >> mark phillips in london, this morning. thanks a lot. the poverty rate in the u.s. highest since the 1960s. the rate climbed to 14.3% last year. the census department reports one in seven americans, about 43.5 million people are now living below the poverty line. 2010 but sarah palin may be thinking 2012 tonight speaking at the iowa republican party biggest fund-raiser fueling speculations she may run for president. yesterday, she urged republicans to take advantage of recent wins by tea-party-backed candidates. last night president obama' tend ad fund-raiser for a candidate in connecticut. this afternoon he names elizabeth warren to head a new consumer protection agency. a surgeon from johns hopkins hospital wounded by gunfire is expected to survive. the 50-year-old man apparently distraught over the treatment of his bed-ridden mother, a 50-year-old yesterday shot that
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doctor and later killed his mother and himself in her hospital room. from turkey this morning, hair-raising video. a baby crawls onto a busy highway monday. he had been sleeping with his mother, apparently, in the bushes. a truck driver finally alerts other drivers. that baby was not hurt. this morning, the mother is being questioned. and a sad farewell to a long-running series on cbs, the daytime drama "as the world turns" airs its final episode today. it debuted 54 years ago when viewers first got to know the residents of oakdale, illinois. it introduced day-time first gay character winning four day time emmys for drama and will have a special place in the hearts of many fans. last show today. seven minutes past the hour. erica.
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you go to the gym to get in shape but if you are not careful the trip could be hazardous to your health. our consumer correspondent susan koeppen is here with disturbing information not necessarily about using the equipment incorrectly but about germs at the gym. >> it can be an icky situation. more than 45 million americans belong to health clubs adding up to a lot of dirt, sweat, as we found out, a lot of germs. they say no pain, no gain but when you go to your local gym, you want to get fit, not infected. >> you go to the gym, do you worry about germs? >> yes, definitely. >> reporter: all the weights, bikes and barbells can be loaded with germs.
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just ask shelby. >> i never thought that working out could cause a life-threatening infection. >> reporter: she picked up mrsa at her local gym. >> my arm got so big my arm burst and shed like a snake. >> reporter: could a trip to the gym put you at risk. we wanted to find out what was lurking on the equipment and swabbed surfaces at four major chains in new york city and sent them to this certified lab. >> we had astronomical total bacterial counts, in the many millions on just about every surface xrd. >> reporter: the lab director says the tests also found e cole, the highest numbers from this matt at one gym and this shower at another. he says every location we found pseudomonas, which is cause a nasty rash. the highest concentration in this shower. but he says perhaps the most disturbing finding the staph
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aureus detected on this locker room bench. he said that's an indicator some people could be at risk for contracting mrsa. >> we don't want to see this, it's an infection. >> reporter: just announcing new guidelines for preventing skin diseases at gyms, including kwoog new towels for each wipedown and cleaning equipment before and after every use. and gyms across the country are moving away from the spray bottle with a rag. >> one paper towel, rip it off, use it. >> throw it away. >> reporter: at this gym in pittsburgh members are offered paper towels and encouraged to use hand sanitizer. shelby has healed but still sofrs occasional numbness in her hand. >> there are things out there you can't see that can harm you and i want people to be able to prevent anything like that from happening to them. >> the international health racquet and sports club association told us maintaining a clean facility and protecting
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members is a top priority, adding, quote, it is important for clubs to educate their members about simple ways to increase cleanliness. erica? >> what are some of the simple ways, beyond, you know, spraying down your equipment if you are lucky enough -- my gym sometimes not even a spray bottle so maybe bring your own but what else can i do? >> it's simple, wash your hands before and after you're working out but also when you go home, don't just wash your gym clothes, actually wash your gym bag. consider that as an option. >> and yourself right away, too to get rid of the germs. >> absolutely. >> susan, thanks. now, here's harry. all right, erica. up next, all you need is love, as long as you don't have debt. we'll give you some advice, when can we come back. [ male announcer ] fact -- when doctors are in pain, the medicine in advil is their #1 choice for pain relief. more than the medicines in tylenol or aleve.
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when you meet the love of your life you hope it will last
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forever. but when you mix in your finances, especially if one of you is in serious debt, it can sometimes end up in heartbreak. once upon a time allison enjoyed a storybook romance. she met a man and fell in love on the first date. >> he brought me a goldfish in lieu of flowers and took me to the opera. >> early in the relationship she told her boyfriend she incurred debt pursuing her college degree. >> i just told him it was over $100,000 and i didn't really know the exact amount. >> the money was not an issue for him. three years later, he proposed. >> we started to, you know, get our finances in order and started talking about, you know, our wedding and things like that and how much we were going to spend. >> when she took a closer look at her finances, she nearly fainted. >> my loan in total is about $170,000. >> she broke the news to her fiance. >> he seemed understanding at
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first and then the next day, he, you know, came home from work and was very, very upset. a and, you know, just accused me of lying to him for the past three years. >> three days later, he called off the wedding. >> i was shocked. i was very shocked. i was hurt. i couldn't believe it. >> there's good debt in a relationship and then there's bad debt in a relationship. >> dr. seth meyers tells couples to good morning, everyone, i'm up front with their finances. >> how people spend tells a lot about the kind of judgment that they use and the kinds of decisions that they make. >> it's not like i went out and, you know, went shopping and, you know, didn't pay my credit card bills. >> with americans carrying a combined two trillion dollars in debt, it's unlikely allison is the only one with a broken heart. >> i guess i learned that, you know, money is more important than i had initially thought. i didn't think it was more important than love.
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but, i guess now i've learned that it is. >> a deal-breaker to be sure. joining us to talk about this, "early show" adviser ray martin an psychologist and relationship expert cooper lawrence. good morning, kids. >> good morning. >> are you surprised by this story? >> no. i mean, this is a whole generation of narcissists who feel entitled and run up all kinds of money, all kinds of debt because they feel i deseb, i deserve a house, i deserve cars, all that kind of stuff, i deserve to live beyond my means. >> should a relationship hinge, though on something like this? tijts should if it's about the person's personality. one thing if you are trying to get a ph.d. further your career or doing do something for your life but a very different message you are sending of your character than someone just living all their bills are on their credit cards, they like to shop. too very different people there. >> ray martin? >> i jump in here on that one. >> finances are your area of expertise. >> yeah. yeah. >> but we're going to ask you to come over a bridge here.
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you're meeting for coffee and it's your first date. do you bring your tax return with you? >> there's a time to talk about this. i don't think the first date. >> so romantic. >> the seventh, the eighth date, the third date, i don't know when you do it. but, you know, there is a time to do it. here's, why you talk about having kids. you talk about careers. >> right. >> as operations of things you want to accomplish together, money is a central part of that, all that goes into that. so, you have to talk about that because if you have a lot of debt built up, it could be a constraint. we can't buy the house we want or have as many kids as we thought until we do this. >> -- on relationships are about dreams and aspirations and if you have a giant dead weight behind you it is kind of hard to take off. >> you've got to get it out there. i think trust, relationships are about trust. and trusting, we can talk about this together and talk about how we'll deal with it together. we've got -- >> that's why full disclosure is
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important, that's the first part of trust. if i'm willing to disclose everything about myself even my horrible finances, that says a lot about me as a person and the future of our marriage. >> but, if you are in this conversation and you really feel so passionate and know the passion is coming back the other direction and you say, oh, by the way, you know, i still have a lot of college loans, she has a lot of college loans. >> right. >> should that be a deal breaker? >> that's the beauty of saying it when you have all the hormones going and totally in love. you file like, everything we can surpass anything together and have that feeling of optimism for the relationship, a great time to say i'm really in debt here. >> don't wait until you had having fights how to plan the wedding party to bring out that kind of dits closure. >> right. >> and feelings are transient, they are at the moment. when you have that kind of debt, $170,000 in debt, it could take twenty years to pay off o you will live with that for a long time after the romance is over. >> does the kind of debt make a
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difference? this, the individual in our story here, this was college debt. you were starting to talk about some people who every single credit card is totally maxed out, living in fear of you know having their phones cut out. are there different kinds and does that make a difference? >> there are. and it speaks more to your attitude about money. if you group up in a family where money equals love, that's a problem. if the way you expressed your love by buying something for somebody is very different than if you feel like money is just to pay bills. your attitude about money, how you grew up with money and why are you in debt? because you are a label [ bleep ] and have to have head-to-toads practiceda or furthering your life, getting an mba. label [ bleep ], he understands. >> are you the saver or spender, how that conflicts. you have to get it on the table and there are documents to look
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at for folks, bring your credit reports to the table. they show every account you have, how much you owe, are they current. credit scores and tax returns look at those things together. >> you guys are awesome.,,,,,,,,
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you'll see, closer to 80 and then, we'll warm it up. here's kristy breslin. good morning. still slowing on southbound 95. that's from the beltway to the freeway on the north east side. the accident has been cleared and the delay is still heavy back to northern parkway. it's about a mile long. as for the northside, slow there and average speed 30 miles per hour and the wall streetside, also plenty of congestion from reisterstown to the jones falls expressway. and now, we'll look at liberty road. this is brought to you by h.h. gregg. browse through the selection in stock every day. back to you. >> in the news, the murder, suicide inside johns hopkins. andrea fujii stays on the story. >> don, the injured doctor is
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in stable condition this morning doctor had just given a 50-year- old a bleak prognosis about his mother's condition. that's when he shot him in the abdomen. as the doctor was rushed to surgery, the man barricaded himself inside his mother's hospital room. at 1:30, he and his mother were found shot, dead. hand head metal detectors are used to screen the high risk patients and visitors in the hospital. the officials didn't believe he posed a danger. there are plans to improve the howard street tunnel. it comes after 13 cars were derailed last month. the plans include replacing the track. former governor ehrlich is
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a lot of enthusiasm on the pla s. rain has stopped. the sigh is blue and -- >> the sun has arrived. >> it has, indeed. can we do something real quick a second? we have a lot of people here united way supporters on ts plaza all fired up because at day, october 2 could united way of new york city with our partner -- will be walking across the brooklyn bridge to raise awareness about bridging the gap in education, income and health. be there. the sunshine will be out! >> all right. >> like it. >> quite a mission statement. >> got it down, too. >> very well done. >> if you've never walked the brooklyn bridge.
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>> you've got to do it. >> fantastic, gateway to o spend the day. >> it doesn't really take all the day. >> maybe only a half hour. >> coming up we'll meet a 6-year-old michigan girl who was un-invited. >> yes. >> to participate in her cheerleading squad after her mother complained about a cheer the mom thought was a little too provocative. when she complained, the other parents said this is your problem, not our problem. turned into a huge uproar in michigan. kennedy and her parents will give us their side of the story here. how cute is she? in just minutes. >> also ahead, are you so in love with technology that you have to be connected online practically 24/7? you're not alone. one internet addict decided he could quit cold turkey. the only thing to make it happen, not love himself more, no, no lock himself in his bathroom tiny days, a tiny pink
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bathroom in a tiny new york city apartment. >> if you have entertainment, yes. >> other things you can do to quit technology besides locking yourself in a bathroom stall. >> apparently, though. jeff glor will share his tips later. >> also, by the way do you know how long "as the world turns" was on the air? >> over 50 years i'm guessing. >> it was. 54 years it's been a soap on cbs, today, the last episode. >> wow. >> we'll take an interesting look back this half hour. >> julianne moore right there. >> amazing spotting the stars who then become stars. >> at the broadcast center they taped in the broadcast center and i used to run into those folks all the time, really nice, great, great people. first, though, we go back to dave in queens, who has another look at weather. >> good morning to you, guys.
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fors, we're calming down. the winds are picking up and bringing in dry air. temperaturewise, it's warm to start out the day. 67 degrees in baltimore with the wind from the west. as we head into the afternoon, we'll get closer to 80-degree and in and out of the clouds. tonight, going down to clear out at 51 degrees. tomorrow, 79 and a cold front sunday and monday. we'll have clouds wit that's a quick look at our weather picture. julia, of course a fish storm in the atlantic, a hurricane. karl gaining strength in the bay of campeche and igor rolling on a direct path for bermuda sunday night into monday and could hit as a powerful category 3 storm
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or very strong 2. needless to say, a serious situation developing and bermuda already under a hurricane watch. tropical storm winds extending 290 miles from the stormcenter. that's a quick look at our weather picture. back to you in the studio. >> thanks very much, dave. we'll keep an eye on that. just 6-year-old kennedy terch looked forward to the new season on a youth football cheerleading squad in madison heights, michigan but cut short by the team after her mother complained about one of the cheers. >> my backaches, my booty shakes from left to right. >> when kennedy's mom herd her squad's latest cheer, she said, it was too suggestive for such young girls. >> one, it doesn't make any sense. to say a 6-year-old should be saying those words is inappropriate. >> jennifer asked the team to make changes in the cheer, but the board disagreed with her concerns and, instead of modifying it, they voted to kick kennedy off the squad.
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>> what it really comes down to, what one person wants against what everybody else wants. >> >> other parents felt since the cheer had been around for some time, they didn't find it offensive. >> why can't she go to another team that maybe doesn't have that cheer on their team? >> for now, 6-year-old kennedy has been told she can be refunded the money for her uniform but no longer welcome on the cheerleading squad for 6-year-olds. and kennedy joins us along with her parents, jennifer and duane tesch. good morning, guys. >> good morning. >> jennifer, so 6-year-old cheerleading, i think maybe your mental image of all this, it's going to be so sweet and cute. you heard the words to this cheer and your thought was what? >> i was just in shock, actually, because i've been around cheerleading all my life. i grew up as a cheerleader. i started in this organization. i've been a coach and have never heard this cheer. >> wow. >> and to hear this cheer out of my 6-year-old daughter's mouth,
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i was in shock. i really couldn't comprehend it. >> dwayne, it is so interesting as we ran in the taped piece the reaction of the other parents is we've always had this cheer and doesn't bother any of us. why should it bother you? do you feel -- how did that make you feel? >> i just thought it was inappropriate for a 6-year-old to be saying, really, i mean the words of -- the words from it were just inappropriate. >> right. right. jennifer. >> nothing more to say. >> jennifer, how has this been for kennedy? because so much about being a little kid these days is about inclusion and we talk about bullying and acceptance and all of these other issues and a lot of this is coming into play here. >> it is. and, you know, right from the get-go, i had told her how i felt about the cheer. you know, that i didn't think it was right for little girls to say. so, she understood that. you know, when i finally told her the other day that, you know, they kicked her off the team, you know, i made sure to
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know it was nothing she did. she wasn't being punished. just that people are mad and mommy and daddy. and, you know, because of that, we were going to have to not be be able to go back. >> kennedy, do you still want to be o on a cheerleading team. >> uh-huh. >> yeah, you still do? when you were doing it, was cheerleading fun? >> um, i don't know yet. >> you don't know yet. >> i don't know. >> she's so cute, she's absolutely precious. >> thank you. >> mom, help me understand this. do you want to pursue this in some way, look for a different cheerleading team? what do you want to see happen? >> well, we will obviously be looking for a different cheerleading team whether the rest of this year or next year. it'll be a different team. and, i heen, pursuing it, you know, they said we could come back next year. that's not going to happen. >> right.
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>> but, you know, i just want them to acknowledge that kicking her off for their reaction to what i did was uncalled for. regardless of if they thought i did it wrong, i don't think i did, but, if they did, it just wasn't right to punish her. >> have there been -- >> that's what i wish they would acknowledge. >> have there been any repercussions for her, have kids been mean to her at school or anything? >> no. no. no. i mean, it's been fine, you know, so far. honestly, besides this organization i've had such wide support, wide support. so it's been great. >> i love that face, look at that scrunched-up face looking at us in the camera this morning. sweetheart, you take care. thank you very much for taking the time to share injure soar with us. >> thank you. thanks for having us. >> thank you. >> i hope it all turns out all right. >> me, too. me, too. thank you. >> erica? most people are joking when they say they are addicted to their blackberry or smartphone but for some it is no laughing
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matter, this retruly addicted to that connection and in many cases to the internet. one guy here in new york city decided he needed to quit cold turkey and went about it in a rather unusual waive. like many americans, comedian mark malkoff spends a lot of time surfing the web. >> i like the internet. i really, really like the internet. >> but he liked it a little too much. the self-confessed interline addict was on it so much it created problems in his marriage. so, he became a five-day detox in the one place weepts be tempted to log on, the bathroom. >> not bad. it's honestly not that bad. i'm a short guy. i can do this. i can -- i think this is going to be a lot easier than i thought. >> but hours into the experiment, he changed his tune. >> this is terrible, terrible idea. >> cut off from the internet and with boredom setting in, he was
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forced to improvise. >> really bored right now so for entertainment, i would bring in my cat locke. for o entertainment. entertain me. >> friends dropped by to o visit. he even found time for a workout. but, despite the distractions. >> uhhhh, ohhhh. >> -- he struggled to adjust to life without the internet. >> my whole project is stupid. i need the internet so bad. >> fooirvel after very long digital free days and nights -- >> i have news. >> mark emerged. not completely offline, but certainly more aware. he's out of the bathroom, in the studio, along with his wife, christine. editor of pop-goes-o the week dot com.
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good to have you all here. why the bathroom, especially a new york city bathroom like the size of a coat closet. >> that's true. tried to do it several times in my daily life and i lasted about an hour. i thought in new york city where is zero temptations and distractions, the only place i could come up with was my bathroom. >> your own bathroom. >> you say you were on it from the time you got up -- >> yeah. >> why did you feel the need to be constantly connected? >> i don't know just seven or eight years ago we didn't have this problem but for some reason i had to check multiple sites every hour and if people watch the video at they can see this was a detox. >> nice plug for o your website. a bit of a twitter fanatic, christine, when you hear he will do this experiment, what's your initial reaction? >> i think i was horrified. >> you weren't happy he would give up the internet? >> no, i was happy he was going
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to work on his addiction but not exactly thrilled he would be living in our one bathroom. >> did you move out for five days? >> no, i lived there and used the bathroom. >> sort of brings you closer as a couple, doesn't it? >> kind of, yeah. >> what did you miss the most in that tiny pink bathroom. >> my bed. porcelain batub, not comfortable. >> doesn't have pillows. >> but the news site is really strange i'm a news junkie, not knowing what was going on psychologically, i need the late-breaking, twitter and facebook and stuff, everything, especially. but i found during the week as it progressed it got easier. >> it is funny how we are addicted to this but can't live without it. >> i think maybe his is extreme but not uncommon and i think people know who they are, they try to hide it.
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they even get phantom vibrate when their phone isn't on they feel it vibrate. they are out there, people doing this, not uncommon. people are tweeting about a biological function. that's too much. >> people starting to recognize like mark did, starting to recognize it more and do something about it? >> well, it is being pointed out to them. i think they recognize it but hide it because people are pointing it out to them. not talking complete sentences, talking to someone else or bumping into someone because you are talking. you walk down a manhattan street and -- >> it happens. i walked into an oir-condition decider after i dropped my son off o to school. >> you have a problem, then. >> obviously you don't have to lock yourself in a bathroom five days. how do you curbing it. >> i would say don't quit cold turkey. ask anyone, lindsay lohan. but wean yourself off o. you can declare no phone zones. at a movie you are not allowed to use your phone. some theaters are actually
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disabling the signal. at dinner, one of the few times a day you across from someone you care b. that's one way. give your phone or technology a curf curfew. people go to bed at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, i don't think others should expect you to answer an e-mail. >> or keep it next to your bed. how is your addiction now. >> a lot better. when i write down the street i'm not on my iphone and notice the nature in new york city, as much as there is. but it's helped and help me be self-aware and create boundaries. >> do you think you can keep it up? >> i hope so, i hope so. >> what do you think? you live with mark. so, what have you noticed, has it really worked? >> i think it has helped him. i think he is definitely more aware of it and will catch himself, he'll be checking and catch himself or put away or focused more on me. >> we'd be on dates and i'd be sneaking my phone up der the table and she'd bust me. >> good for you.
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>> i'd get a time-out. >> if you want to keep her, no more internet at the table, okay? >> all right. >> good to have all of you here. good luck. we could all use help in this department. now, here's harry. harry? >> sorry. i really am paying attention. for more than 50 years this network has taken viewers to the town of oakdale, illinois home of "as the world turns" today is our last visit to oakdale, as the legendary soap opera airs its final episode. this spring the cast of "as the world turns" came together one last time. >> here were go. >> and posed for a final photo. >> today, it just feels like a celebration that we've all gone, i'm going to go, i'm going to go. uhh. okay. it's not a good day. >> for 54 years, "as the world
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turns" remained a staple in the cbs daytime television lineup. >> i think the show ending is really tragic. i hate that it's ending. >> i want you just to remember that you are part and parcel of a family. >> originally broadcast in 1956, "as the world turns" quickly topped the daytime ratings. >> rather important right now. >> and remained the number one daytime drama for two decades. the show also launched ts careers of some of hollywood's biggest stars. >> we never stopped loving each other. >> including meg ryan. >> he is gorgeous. >> marissa torme. >> i want you out of my life. >> and julian moore. >> they were so kind and treated me as a professional and grown-up when i wasn't either. >> like many soaps, narratives were full of scandal and zks walt. >> oh, that feels nice. >> and, at times "the world
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turns" was ground breaking. >> does this match? >> the show introduced daytime's first gay character in 1988. >> what's wrong? >> despite critical success, winning four daytime emmy awards for best drama, ratings and production budgets declined. >> all about the bottom line, you know. i understand that. we are a victim of the times. >> between takes for the final episode, number 13,858, cast and crew took time for long good-byes. >> love you, baby. >> and reflected on the show's remarkably long journey through television history. >> good night. >> hopefully, we'll all, somewhere, meet each other again and work again. and i wish you all the best. >> a lot of tears around the
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building as that show is good-nighted today. so interesting, when it went on the air, it was the first half hour daytime drama. all the daytime dramas up until then were 15 minutes. this one came on the air as a half hour, ground breaking and didn't do so great at the very beginning. second season, sort of got traction. it went 20 years, two decades, as the number one daytime show. >> amazing. my grandmother watched it forever. she still, i'm sure she is taping this and still tapes them every day all the cbs soaps, mimi. >> "guiding light" went offer the air recreme and pie grandmother listened to it as a radio program. it went off last year, she listened to every episode decades and decades. >> for a lot of folks in new york city, it is rough, too, the end of a number of jobs. >> very difficult. >> a sad good-bye. >> i actually was on that show. >> i knew that was coming. >> i actually was on that show. >> i knew that was coming. >> harry likes to talk about how
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from rain to a gorgeous friday here in new york city. >> this is a super spectacular weekend here. >> it just appeared all of a sudden, the sun. it was nasty last night for a while. and it came through so quickly. but they're still trying to figure out it was a tornado or not. >> my dog has thunder-o phobia. >> ooh. >> he doesn't like it. he's the world's greatest dog but doesn't like thunderstorms. >> you knew it was coming. i was trying to get my kids in. i had one strapped to me and all of a sudden see my dog, slash of thunder, it goes cat, dog, kid, all chasing each other and tumbled on top of one another, louder than thunder. >> don't forget the saturday
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everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician.
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hello again, it's five before 9:00. it's a nice start to the week's end and weekend. bernadette woods is over in the first warning weather. that's right, the rain has come and gone. we need the rain and it's drying out for the weekend. temperaturewise, it's a warm start to the day. we're until the 60s and the 70s. 67 degrees now in baltimore and everything but 63 in westminster and 67 in columbia and 70-degrees in rock hall. we're getting close to 80 degrees. breezy and the dry air from the west. then, over the next five days. we're close to 80 degrees again tomorrow. a cold front sunday and monday.
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we'll have a warm up into the middle of next week. thank you, and in the news, the sun of a patient at johns hopkins shoots and wounds a doctor and turn the gun on his mother and himself. >> reporter: the doctor is in stable condition this morning. he had given the 50 -year-old pardus a bleak prognosis about his mother's condition. that's when pardus shot the doctor in the abdomen. as the doctor was taken to surgery, pardus barricaded himself inside his mother's hospital room. the s.w.a.t. teams went in and at 1:30, they found pardus and his mother shot dead. hand held metal detectors are used to screen the patients and the officials had no reason to believe he posted danger. thank you, andrea.
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in baltimore county, two are charged with loading -- holding a woman prisoner for nearly a year. police say they held a 22-year- old woman captive inside a bathroom in their apartment for nine months and told her disability checks. she's in critical condition. >> >> no word on who will be the baltimore state's attorney. bernstein is inches ahead of jessamy. bernstein leads by 1400 votes and jessamy hasn't conceded. former governor bob ehrlich announces his plans to get his old job back releasing a road map to 2020. he wants to double the number of charter schools in the state of maryland and he'll rematch governor o'malley in november. the city announces plans to improve the howard street tunnel.
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