GMA: Veronica Mars Kickstarter Movie Campaign Easily Raises $2 Million

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GMA: Pope Francis Shows Humility

Greg Burke reported for Good Morning America March 14 2013 from Rome on the new pope, Pope Francis. He said that Pope Francis took the van with the other cardinals, rather than getting into the papal car. He said there were a lot of signs of the Pope’s humility like this. He also said one of the first things Pope Francis did was ask for prayers for Pope Benedict.

GMA: TSA May Allow Knives On Planes

GMA: Veronica Mars Kickstarter Movie Campaign Easily Raises $2 Million

Kristen Bell, star of Veronica Mars, was part of the most successful crowd-funded movie project in history. Fans raised the goal of $2 million in less than 11 hours on Kickstarter. (s_bukley / Shutterstock.com)

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For the first time since 9/11, the TSA is allowing knives on planes. The head of the TSA will be questioned on Capital Hill about this decision. The TSA says that this move will allow them to look for more serious threats, like bombs. Just this morning, a man got a stun gun past security at JFK Airport on his carryon bagai . Police say he had assaulted his girlfriend and they were able to catch him before he got on a plane.

GMA: Nissan Airbag Recall

Nissan is recalling several 2013 models for potentially faulty airbag sensors, which could impede the airbag from deploying. The models are Altima, Pathfinger, Sentra, Leaf and Infiniti JX35. The 2013 Nissan Altima is one of the most popular cars in the country.

GMA: New Study Shows Using Cell Phone While Driving Worse Than Being Drunk

A new study has found that driving while talking on a cell phone is the equivalent to driving with a blood alcohol content two times the legal limit. The study also found that hands free cell phone usage doesn’t seem to be any better.

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GMA: Dennis Rodman In Rome To See Pope

Dennis Rodman is in Rome attempting to meet with Pope Francis. He’s driving a replica of the pope mobile. He told TMZ that his people were in touch with the Pope’s people and wanted to arrange a meeting. George Stephanopoulos said he was in touch with the Pope’s people about arranging a meeting, too.

GMA: Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign Funds Movie

Actress Kristen Bell, star of the Veronica Mars television show, was part of a Kickstarter campaign to get a Veronica Mars movie made, along with creator Rob Thomas and actors Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni and Ryan Hansen. The goal set for the movie on Kickstarter was the highest ever set by a movie hoping to raise money, at two million. In less than 11 hours, they made their goal. As of this writing, they’re already at $2.5 million, just one day after the 30 day campaign began. Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas met with Warner Bros to make the film and the studio wouldn’t fund it, but did allow them to do the Kickstarter campaign. Now Veronica Mars fans can rejoice, because it looks like a movie is going to be made. Production starts this summer.

I don’t know about you, but I am very excited to see this movie. I’ve seen the first two seasons so many times, some of my first season DVDs don’t play right anymore. What do you think? Are you excited for a new movie?

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