‘Nightline’ Daily Line, April 9: Own a ‘Hunger Games’ Set

By ABC News

Apr 9, 2012 3:15pm

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 Fresh off the Passover, Easter weekend, we’re back at Monday…

10:09 p.m ET: On his website “Therealgeorgezimmerman.com”, George Zimmerman released a statement that refers to the death of Trayvon Martin as a ‘life-altering incident’. Matt Gutman reports here. 

9:12 p.m. ET: Who’s watching our Nicki Minaj interview tonight? Check in here: http://bit.ly/paazi8.

8:34 p.m. ET: “A British sperm bank founder who guaranteed his customers sperm from “above average” donors apparently made good on his promise by secretly using his own sperm, and may have fathered as many as 600 children in the process.” …. talk about Go Forth and Multiply.

7:03 p.m. ET: The 6 most surprising things from JuJu Chang’s interview with Nicki Minaj… check it out tonight on Nightline to find out what really happened with that infamous wardrobe malfunction.

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6:10 p.m. ET: The latest in lotto mystery news… the holder of the MegaMillions ticket purchased in Baltimore County has finally stepped forward to claim the prize, Maryland lottery officials announced today.

5:04 p.m. ET: Obsessed with “Hunger Games”? Now’s your chance to own a piece of the set from the movie. Looks pretty snazy…

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3:55 p.m. ET: The month of March didn’t just break high temperature records, it scorched them.

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According to NOAA,  Temperatures in the lower 48 states were 8.6 degrees (4.8 degrees Celsius) above normal for March and 6 degrees (3.3 degrees Celsius) higher than average for the first three months of the year, according to calculations by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That far exceeds the old records, the Associated Press reported.

3:17 p.m. ET: Actress Sofia Vergara made her hosting debut on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend, in which she played up her voluptuous body and gave a shout out to her son.

It might be hard to believe now, but Vergara told “Nightline” anchor Cynthia McFadden in a November interview that her childhood nickname was “palillo” — Spanish for “toothpick.”

“In my culture, a skinny girl has nothing going on,” Vergara said at the time. “So I was very scared, always concerned that I was never gonna- – fill up, you know, all those fabulous outfits that my mother had … I would never even wear skirts or anything because I thought I was too skinny.”

2:35 p.m. ET: Bhangra dancing, which is a traditional Indian dance, has started re-emerging as an exercise craze. ABC’s John Berman gives it a go tonight, but here’s a taste of what’s to come:

1:31 pm. ET: ABCNews.com’s tech editor Joanna Stern notes: You know what’s cool? Buying Instagram for a billion dollars. It’s Facebook’s largest acquisition to date. Instagram’s nine employees must be over the moon.

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12:33 p.m. ET: A Florida special prosecutor will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting before a grand jury, her office announced today.

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10:30 a.m. ET: That’s no regular Easter egg… a British boy got the shock of his life when he found a live hand grenade during an Easter egg hunt.

8:45 a.m. ET: Fresh off the release of her second album, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded,” Minaj sat down for an interview with ABC’s Juju Chang to talk about her tumultuous childhood, the wardrobe malfunctions, dealing with her new found fame — and what she really thinks of Lady Gaga. Here’s a taste of what’s to come TONIGHT:

 

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