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$12,000 a year is too little while 26% say it's about the right amount. marylanders head to the polls to choose a new member. you probably noticed the shift back in september. it's doing aerial work. this will be based in frederick during this mission. it's got to be a good weekend for navy taking on pape pea. by the way, this afternoon, about as good it gets. it's giving the heating bill a break. temperatures will fall through the 50s. part of the reason the air moisture is up. humidity over 50. that makes it feel more comfortable as well. to the west we see rain and quite a bit of it.
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at least in terms of on and off showers. we think rain could be knocking on western maryland's door and not midday rain will overspread the state so watching the boundary closely. in the meantime it's a dry and relatively calm night. we'll talk about how things will change dramatically in terms of temperature as we go through the veteran's day weekend. that's coming up. there's a guyetting more than -- guy getting more than attention for falling asleep in school. police arrested kenneth carpenter. officers were called on a report of a trespasser. he was sleeping in the hallway when school administrators arrived. the building was searched for others just to be safe. carpenter was charged with trespassing. there was a lockdown on
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three schools. they were locked down after a nearby burglary. a him on oak street was burglarized. the burglar kicked the homeowner in the knee and took off. we're learning about the more than 2,000 children in foster care in baltimore city. so many are harder to place teens. over the last few years though the department of social services changed the way they approached the numbers, changes that already made a big difference. >> at one pont about a year ago i would be worried. how will i make money. i'm at a place right now where i'm not worried about it. >> reporter: a lot of things have changed for dijon thomas. he's part of the kids in baltimore's foster care who's 18 and up. >> i'm proud to say i'm in a place that i'm comfortable. >> reporter: it turns out things have not only changed
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for dijon but the -- whole city. a tremendous decline. the director said 60% of her case load is over the age of 12. >> my predecessors across the country, frankly believe the thing to do is to bring a kid in foster care and then you keep them here. they believe that is the bettering this to do. >> reporter: now, they want to keep kids at home and when they do remove them, get them to permanent families fast. the same isn't possible with teens. a lot of young adults who have grown new foster care aren't pass excited or willing to get back into a family environment. >> they took a step back and said, okay, maybe it won't work for the older kids. let's teach them how to get an apartment. let's teach them how to budget
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their money. >> reporter: how to budget, get ready for college and more. he has been in foster care for 13 years and has stepped up in a major way, working on the youth spreernlg board. >> the singular most important thing to our success here in baltimore city may be the willingness of the young people who are in foster care and who have green up here to guide hour work. >> reporter: in baltimore, katrina bush. >> they also work with families to identify the early warning signs like kids missing cool. jamie? >> we just got word that chris davis last just won the silver slugger award. he is the best hitting first baseman. i think we all new that.
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and now the orioles outfielder is giving back. and dolce and gabanna. >> 68 degrees at bwi. so way above average. gorgeous day. we weren't optimist tech. we said 65. across the mid-atlantic, a you clouds but rain -- a few clouds but rain on the way. we have the details right after this break.
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let's go to dundalk. i tell you what, you make a hard right and you're at the hard rock cafe. look at the key bridge. beautiful. wyatt will have the full detail look in a couple minutes. >> the baltimore design school is standing up to bullies saying no more. the school introduced the no more program. among the attendees, the mother of two bullying victims from howard county. christine's daughter grace took her own life after being bullied on line. they passed grace' law. the law went into effect october 1st. >> facebook is getting in on the act. starting today the social media started beefing up the efforts to curve bullying. the teenagers contact an adult when they feel they are being
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bullied. facebook is also releasing some guides for teens, parents and educators on dealing with as ament -- harassment. to see other antibullying efforts and right here in baltimore, we have an entire antibullying section, abc2news.com/no to bullies. adam jones visited the brooklyn o'mally girls and boys club. he was on hand today to open up the new technology room. >> i walked into the room. it's a cool thing, humbling that i'm a part of something so great, the girls and boys club. hopefully this can help a lot of kids, young and old and get
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them through college. >> i'm telling you, they put a lot of time and effort. they received new computers, lighting and a player used autographed ping pong table. you should have been in this room today. it's national philanthropy day. we honored unsong heroes. we honored our young and dr. john huntsman who helps those with autism. when he started it it was baltimore west and now it's baltimore. forget about ralph lauren or bur berry. greg ri meacham is 11 yores old -- years old and behind it. he and other patients drew up
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the designs for the ties. greg made his tie but when he was drawing it, he didn't imagine it would come to life. >> i didn't really think it would be in, but i'm glad it was because i get this great experience. >> he's just 11 years old. help spent most of last year at johns hopkins. he has a form of lymphoma but he's doing well and back in school. a prgs of the money raised will go it help patients here at the hopkins children's center. you can find the ties on the company as website. >> i want to thank 13-year-old emily yang who came up with this. mt. airy, this was the team. it was a wednesday and hope you had a chance to get outside and eat your lunch. this was the day to do it.
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there will be big changes tomorrow. we will not seat blue sky that we saw in parkton. instead it will be cloudy dreary and set for rain. havre de grace this evening cool as we go past sunset. 59 degrees and humidity has come up. so a will help keep temperatures up. maryland's most powerful radar all scans all clear. that will change fairly early in the day. here's a look at the hour by hour forecast. we're tacking about cloudy conditions lending itself to rain. noon will be our peak window for rain and on and off showers. looks like we will clear out. if you have a game to take the kids to, we're clear but much cooler as the winds turn cooler. temperatures 60. 61 rather. most of the state very mild for
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the rest of the evening. what a change friday night. we're in a south breeze, a southerly flow, that punching up both the warmth and the humidity level. it all adds to a milder feel, milder conditions. it's set to change tomorrow as well. we get the rapid changes in know. rain knocking on the door, maybe not in the hart of baltimore. maybe we squeeze the commute out dry and more likely to see rain on and off and looks like the eastern half of the state by noon. by 7:00 tomorrow night looks like the rain is offshore, sets the stage for a dry and cool friday. the front is a large one, extends all the way from areas north of upstate new york to little rock, arkansas. a slow move are but beginning to gain speed.
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it continues for another, we'll call it 1 hours or so through med dray tomorrow. then the cooler air will punch in behind the rain by tomorrow evening. you see the effects. tomorrow we'll squeak out low 60s midday. then the cool hair funnels across the east coast into tomorrow night and friday morning. you see the effects, a much chilly per start. tonight down to 52. it will be mild. 62 our two-degree guarantee. showers with late day clearing it. gets colder, mid-30s. here's your abc2 most accurate seven-day forecast. it's sunny and bright for the weekend but take has while to warm up. this does get milder into ravens game day sunday and extending into veteran's day. temperatures should hover around 60 both of the last two days of the holiday weekend. if you're fortunate to have veteran's day off, head to a parade. >> all right. you're one of them.
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>> send it over to jamie. >> all right. coming up, the football game is hot. we have the coolest matchup of all. we have a preview have you "the list." >> everyone is looking at m&t bank stadium. we went to the pregame. this weekend marks the 125th city poly game. it pits baltimore city college against baltimore polytechnical institute and there's a cool creative competition, the shakedown. the colors are orange and black. since poly's mass account -- mascot is a parrot, they are both great, so it was a tough
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choice. >> which one? >> i'm live tweeting it tonight. also, tonight we're going to take a big look at the uproar over the under under armour -- over the under armour wear. and we'll look at the toys for the holiday season. >> live tweet tonight. you can watch her on "the list." we'll take a break and then tell me. [ female announcer ] your eyes.
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a mystery unfolds in buccaneer bawfnlgt he noticed a tombstone sitting at the end have his drive in 1970. >> it's a marker for someone who died in 1898 at six months old. tonight at 11 we'll hear more about david silver's story and how you can help return this landmark to its rightful place. >> the bottom line is this. look for rain tomorrow as early as the morning commute. midday rain will be likely. it clears out fast.
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>> all right. condition music awards -- country music awards tonight. >> it's big.
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welcome to "world news." tonight football firestorm, new revelations about the charge of bullying in the nfl. were coaches behind it? and a big move tonight by pro football. early warning, a tiny baby's eyes just might hold a key to detecting autism. and celebrity tricks, superstar brad paisley and his wife just two of the big hearted stars caught in an e elaborate scam. we talk to the woman behind the hoax. and a good evening to you. tonight we begin with a big development in the story that has redefined what it is to be
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bullied in america. the nfl is taking action after that 6'5" player quit the team and is drawing up allegations against his 319-pound teammate. tonight a question, were some of the coaches in on it? abc's steve osunsami starts us off with the very latest on this growing story. >> reporter: the accusations are so explosive, the nfl commissioner late today called for a formal investigation. were miami dolphin coaches, the ones encouraging veteran lineman richie incognito told to toughen up jonathan martin. martin checked himself into a hospital for emotional stress. joe fill bin defended the team. >> since the day i walked in these doors it's been one of honesty, respect and accountability to one another. >> reporter: incognito has a
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well earned reputation. in this video circulating from a sports bar, his famous short fuse is on dis explain. he's accused of sending racial slurs and voice mails. >> there is no room for bullying in this league. >> reporter: former coach her man edward says bullying has no place in the locker room. >> i never asked a player to toughen someone up. i always felt that was the coach's job to do. >> reporter: on sports radio came in bombshell from legend warren sapp. >> he kicks me and calls me a word and says oh, you want me to punch you into the mouth. >> the quarterback says he was surprised the two had a beef. >> richie said john is like my little brother. that's an accurate depiction. he gave him a hard time, messed with him but he was the first one there to have his back. >> reporter: tuesday incognito
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shared this with a miami television station. >> i'm trying to weather the storm. this will pass. >> jonathan martin's father came out today saying his son is doing fine. >> he's a strong man. he's doing fine. >> reporter: tonight martin is resting in california and prepping a full report for the nfl. diane? and we're joined by espn sr. nfl analyst chris marchtonson. thanks so much for being part of the team leading the way. what are you hearing and what do you know about how many teams across this country blur the lines between hazing and something that is not to be tolerated? >> well, you hear probably a handful of teams. sometimes you raise your eyebrows. sometimes it's the taping of a rookie to a goal post and dumping ice on him and some believe that's going too far. in terms of classic bullying, i don't know. >> what about jonathan martin tonight? what are you hearing about him?
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here he is 312 pounds and everyone saying he's drawing up documents tonight. if he couldn't fight this, who can? >> first of all, he was stanford educated. he went to a prep school. he grew up in different environment than the normal classic football player. when this happened last week he checked himself into the hospital for emotional distress. his coach actually visited him near midnight. he never disclosed any of this to his head coach at that time. his parents came out and took him back to california where as you just said he is preparing a very specific document, lengthy document to present to the exclusive direct ter. we move on next tonight. the results are in from a big day in democracy and voting in this country. republican governor chris christie won in new jersey
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thanks to women, hispanics and democrats who preferred him. in virginia terry mcauliffe won beating out his tea party opponent. it was a close race so what were the big surprises tonight. joining me george stephanopoulos. i always love the surprise. what did you see yesterday? >> actually in this new york race bill de blasio won by almost 50 points. he was struggling in the middle of the pack for so long. we're going to show his family, narrated by his son dante who had a dramatic after row. you see it right there. once that ad aired he broke out of the pack, never looked back. i think it's the most effective political ad i've ever seen. >> you were saying gang busters and this is beyond. >> beyond. >> modern american family there. what about chris christie? >> immediately puts him in the top tier of the presidential
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conditioned for 2016. big questions ahead, can we travel outside of new jersey and how is he going to handle the tea party who has such influence in those early primary states. meanwhile in virginia kind of a flip. you saw cuccinelli not do very well with women, was hurt by the government shutdown, was falling far behind terry mcauliffe but in the closing weeks of that campaign he talked about nothing but obama care, really closed the gap right there. that has a lot of democrats anxious. >> george stephanopoulos weighing in on yesterday's results. thank you, george. the verdict is also in on ballot initiatives we told you about last night in houston, the iconic 48-year-old astrodome will probably be demolished. in colorado voters said it's time to tax legal marijuana, a big tax, 25 percent, and much of
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that will be used to help build new schools. we move on now to a headline about something that touches millions of american families, the confounding mystery that is autism. we know eye contact can be a risk in young children. now researchers say it's possible newborns can send a settle warning that they might have trouble ahead. dr. richard besser explains. >> reporter: autistic children don't read emotions, faces, well. how could a baby tell you that? watch where the baby's eyes go. that's the key to today's autism study. at emory university, eye-tracking software shows what this little guy is looking at. see where the "x" is? that's his focus. >> what this study shows us is that there are changes already happening that wouldn't be detectable to the naked eye. >> reporter: they studied a group of 36 children, starting at just two months old. three years later, they found out which ones had developed autism.
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turns out, the children with autism by six months old spent less and less time looking at the eyes. the bigger the change, the more profound the autism was. >> the earlier we diagnose, the earlier we intervene, the better the long-term outcome. >> reporter: previous research in boston has used eye-tracking to show that babies take emotional cues from faces. from eyes. >> what we're seeing is three emotions, neutral, happy and fear. >> reporter: we know older children with autism don't make eye contact. now technology has given us a way to identify autism's earliest clues. >> what's really exciting about this research is the possibility of detecting autism before a parent or doctor sees any signs. as a pediatrician i would never be able to see these subtle signs but this eye tracking can do that. >> you're going to have so many fearful parents tonight studying their children and looking for every move. >> little babies are looking all over the place. what they're looking at here is subtle changes, the percentage
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of time they're looking at various parts of the face. it's not something that as a parent you're going to be ashl to see. your child's doctor is going to be screening all along the way for the real signs. >> do not make any assumptions about what you are seeing. >> don't do that. >> thank you richard besser, weighing in again tonight. one note from overseas next tonight, china, a string of powerful blasts targeting headquarters for that country's communist party. 7 explosions struck the building located in the northern part of the country today. one person was killed, the bombings follow last week's attack in beijing. back here at home tonight an investigation into a new kind of scam, one that preys on the kindness of strangers, not just any strangers but good hearted celebrities. abc news tracked down a woman behind an elaborate trick. here's abc's david wright.
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>> reporter: brad paisley wrote a hit single on the perils of on-line relationships. ♪ i work down in the pizza hut i drive an old hyundai ♪ >> reporter: in the music video, jason alexander plays a sci-fi nerd who pretends online to be paisley. ♪ cause i'm so much cooler online ♪ >> reporter: now paisley and his wife actress kimberley williams paisley are opening up about how they were the victims of a real online hoax by a woman claiming her daughter was dying of cancer. >> she was supposedly 8 years old and had neuroblass toem ma and it sounded very sort of real. and i though, i would love to just talk to her and say hi. >> reporter: talk they did. by phone, email and text. >> and then it started getting weird. >> hi, my kim. i just wanted to say thank you for letting me love you. >> reporter: the caller tugged at their heartstrings, but never asked for money. at one point, brad got on the phone and sang "amazing grace." then the sob story suddenly unravelled. >> i felt so violated, and scared. >> i vowed that night i'm going to find her. >> reporter: turns out, the
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hoaxer had done this for years, to other celebrities, using photos and stories of real kids who had died of cancer. we finally found her -- you're hope jackson. -- in a trailer park in douglas, wyoming. hope jackson knows what she was doing was wrong but believed she wasn't breaking any laws. >> i never asked for anything from them ever. >> reporter: psychiatrist marrc feldman believes she suffers from a mental illness he calls "munchausen by internet." >> the internet has made this blow up. >> reporter: but jackson made one big mistake that put her behind bars. "amazing grace." turns out it was worth a lot. the performace itself has value? >> it does. >> reporter: even if you're just singing it over the phone? >> right. >> reporter: so this was al capone being caught for tax evasion. >> it really, really was, yeah. >> reporter: the charge, theft of services. because it's brad paisley singing, the performance was worth more than $5,000. that made it a felony. hope jackson pled guilty and went to jail.
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>> much more on your story tonight on "nightline." we have some notes to remind you tonight about the changing world we live in. blockbuster, a name once synonymous with movie night al all 300 of its remaining stores by early next year. so many american families now getting movies through online services. that truly modern invention, twitter will go public tomorrow amid breathless anticipation. consider this, just 16 percent of us use twitter compared with two-thirds on facebook. and attention walmart shoppers, how would you like a 24 inch high definition computer monitor for $9? you had the chance today on walmart's website, a technical glitch caused a kind of gold rush online. hot items listed at deep discounts, treadmills for $20, kayaks $11. the products were selling out fast before walmart realized the
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error. next we wanted to tell you about making babies in modern times. imagine discovering you're the parent of more than 100 children. it's really happening. >> it's the wild west. >> staggering numbers tonight about the men fathering babies. and how a good samaritan road to the rescue on his snow mobile and saved a couple trapped in the snow. we are back in two minutes. my mantra? family first. but with less energy, moodiness, and a low sex drive, i saw my doctor. a blood test showed it was low testosterone, not age. we talked about axiron. the only underarm low t treatment that can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women especially those who are or who may become pregnant and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these symptoms to your doctor. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications.
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it was excruciating. i did not want anyone to brush into me to cause me more pain than i was already enduring. i wanted to just crawl up in a ball and just, just wait till it passed. next tonight making babies in modern times. this week we told you about the explosion of young women recruited to donate their eggs to strangers. tonight men and the consequence of something that started more than 50 years ago. there are now so many startled children learning they have the same father. abc's ron claiborne investigates. >> you are the biological father
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of 533 children. >> what? >> reporter: "delivery man" is about a sperm donor who finds out he's fathered hundreds of children. far fetched? well, do you know any young people who look like this man? he's todd whitehurst, who as a young grad student earned $12,000 donating sperm two to three times a week for more than three years. you do the math. one day, years later, he was contacted by a 14-year-old girl who told him he was her father. >> my fit reaction was just to be stunned. >> reporter: since then, he's met three of his other donor offspring and has confirmed a dozen all together. >> how do you know you don't have 50, 100 children, 150? >> i don't know but it's certainly possible. >> it's the wild west. there's essentially no sheriff in town. in this area which has become quite large, quite lucrative and is literally involved in the most intimate area of peoples' lives. >> reporter: some countries limit the number of children a sperm donor can have.
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in the united kingdom the limit is ten. children can find their biological dad and his health history. >> in england and in most of europe it's illegal to have anonymous sperm donation. >> reporter: in the u.s. more than 2 million children have been born from donated sperm. a website has been connecting them to their fathers and half siblings for the last 13 years. >> reporter: adrianna and kyle found each other through that registry. >> the donor doesn't have any legal or social binding, but half sister, that is cool. >> reporter: so far, more than 10,000 connections have been made. todd whitehurst eventually met his daughter, virginia. >> we have a remarkable amount in system. >> it's surprising really. it's like we're related or something. >> reporter: one more version of the modern american family. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to ron. when we come back, two tiger
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finally tonight, what are the odds of this happening? a wife sees on facebook that a couple is lost, trapped in the snow, so she asks her husband to find them in a park covering 3,400 square miles, and he does. abc's alex perez with the story. >> reporter: it was the wrong turn that nearly killed them. mark and kris wathney following their gps out of yellowstone national park driving onto a snow-packed highway not know it had been closed. >> we never saw any road closed sign. we never saw any barricades. >> then all of a sudden it went from a little bit of snow to a foot, foot and a half drifts. >> reporter: their car got stuck temperatures plummeted below zero and daylight turned into
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night. >> snowing. no sun. >> reporter: the team searched for three days on the ground and by helicopter, but no luck for six excruciating days they huddled together, putting on every piece of clothing they had, turning the car on just once every four hours and rationing the bread and water and half a jar of jelly that they had. >> i lost it. i spent actually most of the time we were up there i was shaking and crying. >> reporter: with hope fading they decided to write letters to their families. >> just letting them know that i loved them. >> reporter: never imagining it would be facebook that would save their lives. donna who runs a ranch with her husband todd saw the local newspaper's facebook post about the missing couple and alerted them. >> i didn't get much sleep that night thinking about it. so i was up early trying to get my snow mobile ready so i can at least go look.
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>> reporter: todd set out to search for these strangers on his snow mobile. one hour later they heard the roar of the engine. todd insists he's no hero. >> i was just out to help somebody. i ain't -- i don't want a title or anything. i was just out there to help. >> reporter: but for mark and chris, he was the miracle they hoped for. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> we thank you so much for watching. we want you to know tonight our friend bob woodruff is hosting a star studded big event called stand up for heros for injured service members. find out how to watch it on abcnews.com. i'll see you back here tomorrow. good night.  
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on the list, flow tv is fast becoming a worldwide phenomenon. now it's headed, wait for it, here. and if you can't wait, we'll bring you up to speed on the latest way to cook turkey in about an hour. plus, we've got free travel apps that show you everything, without a tour guide. hello, gang. happy wednesday. miriam webster searching for another definition for the word incognito. our news linebackers have been tackling the most buzz worthy news to find the top five stories you need to know right now. >> i'm matt galante. number one, when did thanksgiving become banksgiving? in the last few years, more stores have been getting the jump on black friday by opening on thanksgiving. in the evening after employees have celebrated the holiday with their families. but now kmart has announced it will let shoppers in at 6:00 a.m. thursday and remain open until 11 p.m. on friday night. this story makes our list
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because you can just hear the outcry on social media. one post on the company's facebook page sums up many customers' emotions saying shame, shame, shame, greed kills. kmart says they'll do their very best to staff with seasonal associates and those who need to work holidays. but come on, it's a day for second helpings, not second shifts. at number two, mommies posting up. if you're a mom with a child under five, guess what? you are the lifeblood of the digital age. [ laughter ] >> it's so retweetable. >> a new study shows moms with young kids are twice as likely to interact on social media with facebook being the overwhelming favorite. >> i thought you said this was an experimental, a one-time thing. >> sure, you post takes of the little ones, but it's a lot more than that. when it comes to shopping, young moms are also becoming much more consumer savvy, comparing prices at brick and mortar stores before finding the same prices
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cheaper job online. gone are the days when mother's little helper was a pill. now it's the tablet. >> oh, it's just great. it's the most time consuming thing i've ever had. at number three, talk about a bra with support. this one can support a small country. victoria's secret secret angel new royal bra will literally lift and separate you from your life-savings. >> it makes me feel like a queen when i walk down that runway. >> candace busted out the bling in this new bedazzled bra worth $8 million along with a belt worth $2 million. it took more than 4,000 different gems and 500 hours to make. >> that's it. just $10 million. >> that's all i need. >> or just get a glue gun and a bag of glitter. go to town on your wonder bra. at number four, is american tv too fast-paced for you? maybe you should move to norway. >> you have your needles and yarn. >> electrifying footage of knitting.
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this is almost like a high voltage highlight reel compared to the other stuff in the fall lineup. norway's slow tv movement is taking on knitting as it happens. it's a live tv event chronicling the entire process live for 12 hours. >> we're just enjoying arts and crafts time right now. grandma is quite a quilter. >> this is a legitimate trend, so we had to tell you about it. in the past, they aired 134 hours of a ship traveling up the norwegian coast, 12 hours of burning wood, and a seven-hour train ride. and they have gotten up to three million viewers each time. i'm not sure if americans are ready for these topics as anything more than a six-second video. at number five, a gift idea that is getting a lot of buzz. >> what do you recommend? >> beer. >> can have five of those, please? >> introducing the new watch the ish, the time piece that always says -- ♪ it's 5:00 somewhere ♪
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>> the rest of the watch is a bit of a blur, but who cares about the other 23 hours when you have the happy hour. well worth 150 bucks, especially when you realize the bottom doubles as a bottle opener. now you are caught up and clued in on the top of the list. now, the people have spoken on the issues that really matter to americans. so who are our favorite tv and movie and music stars? pop culture, hotter than the people's choice awards on the hot list. ♪ "glee" leads the pack with eight noms. and one california girl is in the hunt for five. sandra bullock also has five nominations,ncluding favorite duos with both george clooney and melissa mccarthy. >> awesome. >> she plays well with others. in space and on land. you can vote online. forget the thanksgiving plans and give sandy a shout. votingloses december 5th. >> i thought maybe it's an excuse. oh. what do you mean shut up?

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