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person. a composed person, that's what you see. that is what you will see in all my kids. >> what are his expectations about being able to live a normal life? he's been such a target for a year and a half. do you think he can live a, quote, normal life? >> i don't know. only time will tell. evenor us who have not been living a normal life, you know, for the past month, it is hard. it is hard because we have lost everything. >> so you think your son has to stay in hiding for a long time? >> if i was him i would. >> as parents, what would you say to trayvon martin's parents? >> that we are deeply sorry for this, deeply sorry. and we pray for t departed. we pray for trayvon martin.
>> this is a family who, although they are relieved that their son was acquitted says that their own life is all about ruined. they can't go back to their house. they're out of money and they are afraid themselves. >> afraid themselves and have they talked to him? have they talked to their son? >> they haven't. they say they're afraid to talk to him. they're afraid that the phone call is being monitored. they're worried that the phones can be tapped. the whole family does not know where he's hiding and they think that's the best thing. >> again, we saw them in that courtroom listening to that verdict. thank you so much, barbara, for bringing us this news. it just happens minutes ago as we said and there will be a lot more of her exclusive interview tonight an "nightline" and of course the first thing tomorrow on "good morning america." from the moment the verdict came down we all watched the reaction across the country. this map tells the tale, thousands showing their support for trayvon martin in the streets from baltimore to atlanta, from new york to miami, the vast majority peaceful,
something requested by trayvon martin's parents as the attorney for his family said in order for trayvon to rest in peace, we must all be peaceful. and now i want to bring in abc's chief legal analyst, night light anchor dan abrams. what caught your attention about what they say. >> what does he do now? we've seen this in some of the acquittals where some of the public is angry, o.j. simpson, casey anthony. they have difficulty figuring out how to move on. the difference is george zimmerman has supporters. >> we saw today attorney general eric holder say that he's continuing his investigation into any civil rights violation. he was addressing all of the people who have been out on the streets. >> the justice department shares your concerns. i share your concerns. >> at the same time, of course
he said it must be addressed with understanding and with truth. is this the next thing to watch? >> i think it's very unlikely. they would have the same hurdles they had in the state case. they would then have to show it was motivated by race. more likely it's a civil lawsuit where the family would sue george zimmerman. there george zimmerman would have to testify. the standard would be lower. the problem there is if that happened the defense would go after trayvon martin in a way that they weren't able to in the criminal case. you could also see the defense team trying to win attorneys fees and other costs. there are definitely risksed. >> it's not necessarily going to happen. >> sure. >> you've been answering questions for us from the beginning. i want anyone at home to know where grateful for the questions that you send us. dan is going to tackle them all at abcnews.com. be sure to check in for the answers to those. now we move next and welcome to this week which is historically the hottest week of
the year and tonight is off the charts thanks to the swal tering dome of heat sitting on ten states from michigan to maryland. ginger zee tracks down the people who are out in the hottest jobs. >> reporter: temperatures will be soaring above 100. you will be seeing the kids in the street, the nameless man on the street. the cliche shot of the sun. this week and next are the hottest of the year. what is the big deal? the big deal is heat kills an average of 119 people every year. last year 1 55 people died because of heat, a majority were male and over the age of 55. most were in homes without air conditioning. so we set out to see how quickly heat affects the human body. now, my expertise ends when we
talk about how hot it's going to get. what it does to a human body, i have no idea. so i brought in dr. jennifer ashton. we tested sheila ash craft, a postal wker who works for five hours during the hottest part of the day. >> she la's heart rate is in the 120 which is consistent with kerz. >> reporter: another test you can do. >> pinch this skin here. you're pretty well hydrated. we tall it tenting. >> if it skin doesn't snap back you could be dehydrated. >> if you can modify your activity to be more indoors than outdoors, do so. if you can take frequent breaks in cool environments and staying well hydrated. >> reporter: dr. ashton told me if you are going tore outside for a long period of time in this week this week you have to have not just water but alternate with a sports drink.
just don't overdo it on the sugar. keep them cooled. i have to show you how hot it's going to stay. new york city was 94 today. look at these numbers for cities like new york city staying in the 90s. washington d.c. peaks at 97 wednesday and 98 on thursday. remember, it's not just the numbers, chicago, kansas city there. it's the feels like, too. it will feel above 100 for a lot of these folks for the next five days. >> get ready and take it seriously. thank you so much ginger zee. >> now to washington. it has been 25 years since george h.w. bush called on the country to create a kinder gentler nation. >> i'd like to thank president obama for this wonderful homecoming. >> that was today, the 89-year-old receiving a heros welcome at the white house. he was marking the enduring legacy of his call to action
calling for 1,000 points of light and his foundation now called 5,000 and the 5,000th executive american has been honored for community service. a note about your money. a huge spike in gas prices taking a bite on this summer season. a gallon of gas jumped to $$3.64. analysts expect prices to be high for at least another week or so. now to the search for answers tonight after the death of actor cory monteith whose open, boyish face was such a part of the tv series "glee." but there was another story behind his eyes and a struggle. neal karlinsky is in vancouver tonight. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: for tweens and teenagers, he was simply "finn."
the high school jock who had the courage to join the glee clib. but when 31-year-old cory monteith's body was found saturday, alone in this vancouver hotel, with no signs of foul play, investigators immediately turned their attention to a possible drug overdose. >> from what witnesses found, he was alone in the room at that time. >> here at the hotel there are flowers and notes left by fans. an autopsy won't reveal a cause of death until lab tests can be done. he had always been candid about his troubled past, growing up in canada where he started using drugs at 13, changed schools 16 times before dropping out while battling serious addiction problems. >> you see this young all american quarterback looking dude on the show and immediately make assumptions. i felt like i had to step in and relate my experience, relate the truth of my life and where i
come from. >> monteith had checked himself into rehab earlier this year and friends thought he had conquered his demons. he once said he wanted to use his own struggles to help other kids overcome theirs. ♪ oh, why you look so sad ♪ tears are in your eyes neal karlinsky abc news, con vooufr. still ahead on "world news." tonight how we saved this family hundreds of dollars on car repairs and how you can save big month, money, too. later a need breed of tv just might become your dog's best friend. hey! yummm! totally got it all! don't forget your favorites, girls. hey girls! the good ol'days when we could eat as we wanted. yes, but we are not 18 anymore.
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tonight we kick off a week of our series real money, easy new ways to save money, put it in your pocket. tonight something that takes a big bite out of a family budget, fixing the car. americans spend 36 billion dollars a year on repairs. our paula faris will be kris krossing the country this week. she starts us off tonight by helping one san francisco family save hundreds of dollars. paula, hello to you.
>> reporter: good evening from sunny san francisco, diane. we're keeping our cars longer than ever. the average car on the road is 11 years old. 66% of us believe we're spending too much at the auto shop. there's good reason for that as we take a road trip with one san francisco family. >> okay, little man, you ready to get in the car? >> reporter: the rejbrand family are putting money on your honda but don't want to put more. they were suspicious of their $1,000 or more they were quoted. our insider, phil reed, says car owners like the ray brands don't have to spin their wheels. to figure out the going rate for repairs before you call your mechanic, tip number one, use this free app called repair pal. their suv needs a big tuneup. we typed this list in and they tell us the average being charged for the same service to others in your community. for example, some people in
their area have paid as little as $233 for new brake pads. so we called local mechanics to compare prices and found some places charging more and some whose price was just right. did you have any idea that the prices were going to range this much? >> no. >> they also recommend those who guarantee their work. those mechanics to go through the approval process and if they pass get listed on their site. tip number two, did you know you may not have to go to the auto shop for routine maintenance. your mechanic is sprout is up across the country. they come to you. >> they don't have to have a garage and all the overhead that that requires. >> reporter: how much is he going to pay to go to the shop?
>> $100 plus which means there is no wait. >> reporter: finally tip three, figure out what that blinking dashboard light may mean before you call the america. with this new gadget called car md, phil finds out there are four free recalls on their car. >> this is good to know because i had no idea. >> reporter: the hassle, the frustration in the rearview mirror. those repairs, $525 less than their last quote. >> that's real money! >> reporter: that's right. we saved them $525. what struck us the most that differential, $100 for one repair. tomorrow we tackle hidden bank fees, the average american spending $225 a year, that money earning next to nothing, we're going to show you how to earn 78 times the national interest rate. >> great to have you on the real money trail again tonight. thanks so much, paula. when we come back, imagine
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finally tonight the new television channel for 78 million potential viewers. you can now pay for a real tv channel for your dog which launches august 1st. abc's dan har ris has more. >> reporter: for anybody who has seen their dog freak out about stuff on the tv screen, the idea may have appeal, dog tv, the first 24 hour cable channel for canines. it's designed to ultimately relax and stim you late your dog while you're out to reduce separation anxiety and improve behavior. >> we might color red because dogs don't see it so well. this app is being put together, well thought out and well
designed. >> reporter: can dogs really see what's on tv? experts disagree on this issue although the answer seems to be yes judging by youtube where there is a strange abundance of dogs enjoying law and order and where we found this husky displeased when his tv time is cut off and also this bull dog who i would love to hang out with. so does dog tv work? we conducted a focus group in my office with gray hounds joey and molly who seemed more interested in the camera than anything else. veterinarian stopped by to make an important point. while dog tv may work for some pets, you do have to play with them when you come home. >> i don't think having the ug tv on is the solution to the program. >> reporter: dog tv could be worth the price if it gets your dog to stop gnawing on the
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