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good morning, america. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. it's monday, august 2nd. and this morning the final blow. crews could plug the broken well with mud and cement as early as tonight killing it for good, but questions still out there. how clean is the gulf now? how much damage did that dispersant do? massive manhunt. three convicted murderers make a break from prison. one caught in a shoot-out. two on the run. police desperately search out west. new details from chelsea clinton's wedding from the two gowns to the first dance with dad. we reveal some secrets of the ceremony. and she's out. lindsay lohan is released from prison overnight after serving just two weeks of her 90-day sentence.
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so what happens to lindsay now? we hope everyone had a great weekend and you had a long one. >> it was a great weekend. lots of pool and beach time and a perfect weekend for a wedding. picture-perfect wedding up in rhinebeck. there's a proud and somewhat teary president clinton walking chelsea down the aisle. we're happy for them and a lot more on the ceremony ahead. one thing not on their minds this weekend, and that was the midterm elections. you can bet it's on president obama's mind. at stake control of the house. right now 88 seats are in play. most of those are held by democrats. president obama has promised to do what he can to help his party even if it means staying away. >> might be the best for some of those members. >> it would be. but can democrats keep control of the congress? we'll talk to the last
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republican who won the house for his party, that man right there, former house speaker newt gingrich. >> that, of course, was 1994. he had that contract with america. we'll talk with him in a little bit. also the time of year for serious shark scares. we got them this weekend off the east coast spotted in the water, great white sharks. this sand shark alarmed hundreds of the jersey beach after it came ashore. we'll have more on that. but we're going to begin with what could be the end of this months long crisis in the gulf. bp says it could start plugging the leak in the well as early as today. jeffrey kofman is still in buras, louisiana, and has the latest for us. good morning, jeffrey. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the week to watch. after so 5 days, we may be able to stand here in the coming days and report that the well has finally been killed. that capped well 5,000 feet below the rig site should soon be permanently plugged. the process will start as early
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as tonight. the so-called static kill will slowly pump heavy mud into the capped well gradually pushing down the oil and suffocating the upward pressure. and then cement will get pumped in, and if it works, the cement will harden and plug the well for good. the same process could be repeated from below with the relief well a few days later. on the noaa ship "bigelow" they're using sound waves to monitor activity around the well. that slash, methane gas, which is all with should be seeing here. should we be happy to see this? >> the situation hasn't changed. >> reporter: as the oil has disappeared from the surface, there is increasing concern about the use of more than a million gallons of chemical dispersant that has been dumped into water. representative edward markey slammed the operation saying "bp often carpet-bombed the ocean with these chemicals, and the coast guard allowed them to do it." the epa responded calling dispersants an spenlessential tool in the cleanup effort.
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bp defended its actions. >> what we did was felt to be the appropriate amount. >> reporter: bp's doug suttles says that he's so confident that the dispersants are not harmful, that he would have no hesitation feeding fish from the gulf to his local family. small comfort for some of the fishermen here very confused by the rapid pace of change and the rapid reopening of the fisheries. and even they wonder whether it's healthy. suttles and the government do have science on their side. there's been thousands of tests on products from the areas, and not one came back with any oil. or toxins. >> uncertainty is there. all right, jeffrey. thank you so much. >> okay, robin, thanks. now to politics. with congress heading home from summer break, hot voters in the 2010 campaign kicked off in a big way. the president, house speaker nancy pelosi, two republicans all took the stage for a ferocious midterm battle that
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could reshape the administration. jon karl is covering it all from washington. >> reporter: good morning. it may be the beginning of august, but the fall campaign has begun, as the white house and congressional leaders are geared up for a battle over the control of congress. setting the tone for the fall campaign, sarah palin on fox news sunday blaming the president for the economic mess, even what happened before he was president. >> president obama is trying to deceive the public in pretending that he was not a part of congress that has made some decisions in the past that got us to where we are today. >> reporter: and questioning the president's manhood on immigration as she praised arizona's governor. >> jan brewer has the cohones that our president does not have to look out for all americans, not just arizonans. >> reporter: once again jotting notes on her hand. >> can i just ask you, what do you have written on your hand? >> $3.10 million, so i didn't say 3.7 and then get beaned by
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the liberals saying i didn't know what i was talking about. >> reporter: from the president -- an unapoll jetting defense of his record. >> when i look about at what was accomplished in the last months, the country sinking into a great depression, stabilizing the financial market, saving the u.s. auto industry, oh, and by the way, the health care. >> reporter: and from speaker pelosi, a promise to take the battle right to republicans. >> this isn't about interparty bickering. this is about a major philosophical difference as to whose side you are. >> reporter: the biggest problem for democrats this fall is the still sluggish economy. >> i think we're in a pause of a recovery, a modest recovery. but a pause in the modest recovery feels like a quasirecession. >> reporter: and as if that wasn't enough, democrats facing increasing anger in washington and embarrassing ethics allegations against top democrats charlie rangel and max
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maxine waters. today he travels to atlanta to give a speech on iraq highlighting a bit of good news. the withdrawal plan for iraq that he promised during his campaign is for the most part, george, on track. that's a promise kept and so far -- a promise made and so far a promise kept. >> for more on this, let me bring in former house speaker and fox news contributor newt gingrich and also author of "the new york times" best-seller "to save america: stopping obama's secular social machine." thank you for joining us, mr. speaker. speaker pelosi told christiane amanpour yesterday that she's not at all nervous about the midterms. should she be? >> well, i think that her style may be to not be nervous, but with 9.5% unemployment, with the majority of americans wanting to repeal obama's health care plan, with the majority of americans favoring arizona over the obama administration on immigration, with the majority of americans opposing a mosque at ground zero, with the majority of
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americans feeling that the stimulus failed and that the democratic party is increasingly the party of job killers, i think that's what's going to be the key this fall. the american people -- i mean speaker pelosi was right when she said this will be an election about big choices. the problem is i think that a san francisco liberal doesn't represent the majority of americans when they make that big choice. >> you listed a lot of poll numbers there, but i wonder what makes you nervous because some other polls show some warning signs at least for the republican party. going back to 1994 when you led the republicans to victory, the favorability of the republican party was 63%. it's only 37% now. and our own polling shows that voters are preferring democratic ideas generically to republican ideas on a lot of big issues like the economy. doesn't it suggests that the democrats apds effort to turn this into a choice between the democrats and republicans, not a referendum on president obama, and might succeed in holding down losses?
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>> well, i think they should try to turn it into a choice. the danger is, it depends on what the choice is. if the choice is do you want taxes to go up next year, i think you'll find they lose the debate. if the choice is 9.5% unemployment is a sign democrats have been job killers. remember, pelosi and reid have been in charge of the congress since january '07, so they're defending a four-year record in which the economy collapsed. all of it under their watch. the deficits have gone up under their watch. you have to ask people about that $3.8 trillion, to quote the number on governor palin's hand. do they want that kind of deficit increased? the answer is no. so i think that i'll be happy for the democrats to make this a choice election. i don't think they can do that. i think in the end they have to attack the republicans relentlessly, and, frankly, in 2006 republican senators found out that that technique did not work. republicans lost six out of six close elections. just as senator reid has to go
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home and explain why with 14.5% unemployment, the highest in the country, nevada should re-elect him. >> so you think democrats will lose the house? >> i think the odds are very high they'll lose the house. i think they're going to lose an amazing number of governorships, with people like john kasich meg whitman, and scott walker. i think they are very possibly going to be either a slight majority or lose the majority of the senate, depending on a handful of races in places like california. >> let's talk about one of the issues you raised, tax cuts. of course, a big battle looming over whether or not to renew some of the tax cuts first passed -- first proposed by president bush. yesterday, alan greenspan says all of them should be allowed to expire. as you know, the president wants the tax cuts for the wealthiest americans to expire as well. are you willing -- i know you want to extend all the tax cuts, but in order to do something about the debt and deficits, are
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you willing to tie the extension of the tax cuts to some kind of specific long-term commitment to reduce the debt and reduce the deficit? >> okay. as you know, george, for four years i helped balance the federal budget, and we paid off $405 billion in federal debt while cutting taxes. it was done by controlling spending. i don't think this president will control spending. i don't think the democrats in the hos anill ng. so they want the right to thgst rd i history, more than any teenager in america and then turn ad and tell the rest of us we have to pay for their credit card. i think to raise taxes on people who create jobs in the middle of a 9.5% unemployment rate is, frankly, crazy. it's going to increase the number of unemployed americans because the people the president is talking about, his wealthiest americans, are the people who create jobs. they're the small business owners, and they're not going to hire anybody when their taxes go up. >> so you're willing to cut spending but you're not willing
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to have some kind of a deal where you can tie it to the extension of the tax cuts? >> no. >> let me ask you one final question, because we're just about out of time. i know you've spoken about the possibility of running for president in 2012. you made similar sounds in 2006 and 2007 and then decided not to run. why should we take you seriously this time? >> you don't need to. we'll find out next february or march. i'll meet with my family, and i'll make a decision, but i do think this is a very different environment. and i think the level of radicalism that president obama represents offers a very different range of choices for the american people in 2012. >> okay, mr. speaker, thank you very much. you and your wife also have a new dvd out called "nine days to change the world." you can fhat ebs as well. thanks very much. >> thanks. >> juju chang has the news. good morning, george and we have new infoon three murderers escaped fro
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zon. two are on the run at this hour. the third has been captured 600 miles away in colorado. clayton sandell is there with more on who is helping the men. good morning, clayton. >> reporter: good morning, juju. one of those three men is now in lockup at this colorado dale. police are still looking for tracy province and john mccluskey. they're also looking for the fiance of one of them. police say with her help two convicted murderers are on the loose. this real-life prison break began when mccluskey, province, and a third convict named daniel renwick cut through the fence of a medium security prison at kingman. next they kidnapped two big rig drivers at gunpoint demanding a ride to flagstaff. >> it is thought that they are still in the region in arizona. >> reporter: renwick split from the others and made it to colorado. he got into a shoot-out with cops who rammed his car and made the arrest. mccluskey, province and welsh were last spotted in phoenix withdrawing money from atms. >> hopefully, they'll surrender
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and their family will talk to them and give them that good advice. ultimately, we don't want anybody to get hurt. >> reporter: arizona officials are blaming the security breakdown on the private utah company that operates the state prison. a door the inmates passed through was supposed to trigger an alarm but failed. another alarm did go off when the inmates cut the fence but the guards apparently didn't notice. >> my concern is the staff at this prison may have been lax in doing their job. and that probably created the opportunity so that they could escape. >> reporter: arizona officials will meet with that private company this week, to try and find out how this could have happened. state officials are being asked why convicted murderers are serving time in a medium security prison. they say it's because of time served and up until this point, juju, good behavior. >> clayton sandell, thanks for that latest update from colorado. in other news, more than 1,200 people have now died after
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some of the worst flooding in pakistan's history. medical teams are trying to head off a cholera outbreak while helicopters and boats race to rescue 27,000 people still stranded. 2 million have been forced from their homes. well, a large cargo plane has crashed in alaska killing three people and sparking a forest fire. the plane belonging to a freight company crashed into a mountain in denali national park. it's unclear what caused the crash. and finally, lindsay lohan was released from jail early this morning. but she's been sent directly to rehab. lohan served a 14-day sentence for violating a probation on a drunk driving charge. her rehab stint is expected to last two months. that's the news at 7:15. george, robin? >> she received two big bags of mail. and she was really moved by that. a lot of people reaching out. hopefully this 90-day stint coming up will do the trick. time now for the weather. good morning, monday morning, to sam champion.
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>> good morning, robin, george, juju. the headline today is again heat just like yesterday, 16 record high temperatures. today there are 15 states under heat advisories. and this is big heat. the numbers themselves at 100, 102 itself plus. heat advisories will make it feel like 105 to 115. by the way we're looking at record highs in dallas, memphis, tallahassee will pick up one, jackson as well. jackson at 103 today. tallahassee, 101. this is big, big, big heat and strong storms from rapid to des moines and minneapolis today.
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>> all of america's weather in the next half hour, robin? >> all right, sam, thank you. we have new details and pictures this morning of the social event of the season. chelsea clinton's wedding. despite rampant speculation there were no fireworks and fewer celebrities than expected at saturday's ceremony. but by all accounts, and you can see the pictures, it was beautiful. and a very private affair just like the bride wanted. linsey davis is in rhinebeck, new york, with all the details. good morning, linsey.
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>> reporter: good morning, robin. people are finally starting to dish the details this about top secret event. this morning, "the washington post" said the couple's first dance was choreographed to the song "at last." and the details just keep on coming. these are the kinds of pictures typically found in a book that begins with "once upon a time" and ends with "happily ever after." from the floral gazebo to the harp in the corner, chelsea and marc had the classic storybook wedding. ♪ 'cause i love you ♪ >> reporter: the frank sinatra song that she danced to with her dad says it all. her dad was close to tears and biting his lip as he walked his only daughter down the aisle. her mom beamed in her oscar de la renta full length fuchsia gown. for such a big wedding, very few details leaked ahead of time thanks, in part, to the couple's wedding planner bryan rafanelli who told "the new york times" sunday that he required
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confidentiality with all of his vendors, saying this is how i run my business, protecting the privacy of my clients. the tight-lipped guests are finally opening up like the bride's uncle, roger clinton. >> beautiful woman and her husband is one of a kind. >> there were 14 bridesmaids and these were these 2 adorable kids that carried rings. it was an interfaith ceremony. so there was both a rabbi and a minister. >> reporter: there were several toasts, but chelsea's hubby stole the show. >> he talked about how blessed he was to have met her and how wonderful she was and how she had changed his life. >> reporter: the guests received these gift brags photographed by tmz filled with wine, cookies, pretzels, paetsch peaches, and a note from the bride and groom. it wasn't just the guests who got the goodies. neighbors received a bottle of wine for their troubles, hand delivered by rafanelli, 17 bottles in all. finally astor courts estates which was taken off the market in preparation for the big day,
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it's back up for sale. realtors are hoping the recent attention will attract a buyer to scoop up the $12 million historical site. then take a look at these exclusive pictures from inside grasmere. the barn where the sunday brunch took place and the menu that you see posted in the center of your screen. as far as the honeymoon goes, chelsea supposedly didn't have anything to do with that. marc surprised her with the destination last night. robin and george, speculation about that. >> no, no speculation about that. come on home, linsey. thank you. >> we hope they can keep that private. coming up, we have kyron horman's parents. a very emotional interview with them. new details coming up on that case. ♪ oh, do it ♪ ♪ oh, do it ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ express yourself ♪ [ female announcer ] coffee is like life. it's better when you add your flavor. now try new honey vanilla creme. coffee-mate.
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to be too little too late. an alameda judge is expected to rule on a motion to lift a contract a. c. transit imposed on drivers. the agency says 15 to 20% of drivers are failed to show up for work in the two weeks since the contract has been in effect. the union blames it on the confusion and hardships caused by sudden schedule changes. let's check with megan and see how traffic is moving. >> good morning. check out the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights were never turned on this morning. a very nice ride heading through the tolls and making your way into san francisco. a few slow spots though. 36 minutes through the altamont pass. it's slow along westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. kristen. >> thanks a lot, megan. we'll check with mike and get your weather 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oprah: the headline-making brothers who nearly starved to death, age 19, 14, 10, and 9.
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welcome back. good news. sfo travelers no flight arrival delays even with the low ceiling right now. let's take a look at temperatures around. most of us in the 50s. 62 los gatos. color code the temperatures. half moon bay 58 warm spot aft by valleys mid to upper 80s. temperatures below average, 6 to 8 degrees cooler by wednesday. slow warming trend into the weekend. kristen? >> mike, thanks a i dislocated both
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what would you do if you were walking down the shore in seaside park new jersey and you saw this, a five-foot land shark? it scared a lot of swimmers this weekend before he turned around or she and headed into the water. but it's something very serious this summer on the east coast. great white sharks have also been seen across the east coast. it's closed down one beach off of cape cod. we're going to talk about it this morning, what you should watch out for and why they are coming back. >> when that music is playing like that. if you hear music like that, definitely run. >> run. hopefully, everyone had a good weekend. i'm robin roberts. also this morning, can you control your dreams? a lot of people are talking about this. it's the provocative concept behind the hit movie "inception." the number one movie in the country for the third week in a row. but it's not just the plot line.
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we're going to show you how dream nearly works in real life. >> it's called lucid dreaming. now we go from the jersey shore to the jailhouse. my specialty this morning. there she is, snooki getting arrested from "jersey shore." she got a little wild. also in seaside park this weekend, we're going to get to that in a little bit, as well. >> shocking that snooki was snuckered. who would have thought? but first we have new details in the 2-month-old kemp for kyron horman. andrea canning sat down with his parents who told her in ann emotional interview that they are convinced kyron's stepmom is at the center of his disappearance and andrea is back with more on this. >> good morning. they also believe that teri horman had help and that kyron is alive and stashed somewhere. they are concerned there are several new leads that police are actively pursuing but again, the family believes terri horman holds the key to this mystery. sunday kyron's photo was noticeably removed from his stepmother's
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support page on facebook. in its place a smiling face of terry horman itself. beside that these words, there is not one piece of physical evidence that proved that terri is involved with kyron disappearance, only rumors innuendo and speculation. in the first sit-down interviews in weeks, kyron's biological parents, kaine and desiree said they believe she's responsible. you believe without a doubt that terri has something to do with this? >> yes. >> reporter: if terri did this, what could her motivation be? >> i have tried to put my head inside hers, and i can't. >> it's difficult in a situation too because you have someone so close to you basically betray you. you try to put a logical sense or even a thought process behind it and the next event comes up and it completely just blows it away. >> reporter: court documents say terri horman allegedly tried to hire a landscaper to kill her husband, kyron's father. and she's accused of sending sexual photographs
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of herself to his former hi school classmate just days after the boy's disappearance. police say she is not a suspect but was the last person to see kyron. his parents say she's failed two polygraph tests. and has been uncooperative. you believe he may be stashed somewhere. is that a mother's intuition or is that based on information that you have? >> no, i don't have any information to tell me that. i just feel a certain way and i have instincts. i think he's being stashed or he would be here. >> reporter: do you believe that she has help from someone? >> i as a logical person think that. >> reporter: in fact, just last week, one of terri's closest friends, ded spicher, was called to testify before the grand jury. they believe she is aiding teri. >> i think all we want for her to do is cooperate with law enforcement. she just needs to bring it forward. >> reporter: what do you miss the most about seeing him? >> he's a very affectionate kid. he has been since he was a baby. just the random hugs.
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and the -- the sounds and -- >> yeah. >> i always -- he has the short air. i always run my fingers through his hair. just that every day -- just that everyday stuff. >> he helps me shave my head. and helps me rub my head for the three or four days day while it's still short. going out and feeding the cat together. our morning walks down to the bus. every day i miss those. i miss him. >> reporter: still, they believe he's alive and dream of the day he returns home to their arms. >> he's going to get the biggest group hug he's ever had. >> you have to grab every moment you can. that's what life's about. it's about the little moments. everything added up. that's what life is. and that's what you hold on to and cherish every day. >> a good reminder to parents.
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and terri horman has never publicly denied or admitted to anything in this case. her attorney, however, calls it a witch hunt. as for those new leads, kyron's parent s parents talks to police and were asked them not to elaborate. they're begging the public to come forward to tell them anything to crack the case. they want people to get in the middle and not be afraid or worried about saying the wrong thing. if you know something. >> right, right, become involved. because they need some information here. absolutely. all right. andrea, thank you very much. it's now 7:35, time again for the weather and sam. >> hey good morning again, robin. we thought we'd start talking about the recent state of the climate report. 300 scientists from 48 countries looked at all the data to come up and say this is the warmest decade on record. we're living in it right now so we thought we'd look at the things that -- ten climate indicators kind of led them to this. sea surface is on the rise. sea temperatures or land surface term on the rise.
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sea temperatures on the rise. sea levels on the rise. things that are going down that shouldn't. those are decreasing the ten indicators. information that philadelphia, baltimore, washington, d.c., places like las vegas, also the warmest july ever on record. new york city comes in as second. here's a quick look at the big board. west coast is looking good except coastal fog. very hot in the deep south. these areas in the deep south are likely to see heat index levels from 110 and could be above. with the heat and humidity combined it's a dangerous situation. arkansas all the way south into l.a. a little part of texas, as >> all that weather was brought to you by dairy queen. the warmest decade on record,
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george. >> warmest, no kidding. okay, sam, thanks very much. we're going to turn to shark scares on the east coast this weekend. on the jersey shore, a scene straight out of "jaws." this land shark scared swimmers out on the beach as well. there have been great white shark found off the coast of cape cod. they've been hunting seals there which has closed at least one beach and others are under swimming advisories. jeremy hubbard is in chatham, massachusetts, with the latest this morning. hey, jeremy. >> reporter: george, over the last seven days there have been seven or eight sharks spotted. a marine biologist and his team were out on the water trying to tag the sharks trying to find out how many are showing up. the sharks they spotted are monsters, as big as 18 feet long, weighing nearly 3,000 pounds. their dark ominous shadows lurking just offshire. >> i'm kind of freaked out. >> i don't want to get eaten. >> reporter: one beach is closed indefinitely to swimmers. >> if you see one in the water,
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just get away from it. report it and move on. >> reporter: the team of scientists investigating the sharks here tracked them first from an airplane. the pilot radioed to a waiting boat where a skilled harpoonist speared one in the dorsal fin attaching a satellite tag. >> i'll be able to tell you exactly what they did. how long did they stay in the massachusetts area. we'll get a real glimpse into what these sharks are doing. >> reporter: sharks of all kinds have become a common sight along the northeast coast like this smaller one conduct on home video friday when it got a bit too close to the jersey shore. scary, but harmless. as for the great whites there have been reported sightings in water just six feet deep and just a few yards away from the beach. why so close? a buffet awaits on shore. gray seal favorite meal of the great white are multiplying off cape cod. that's why the sharks are showing up. still authorities are taken aback by the numbers they're seeing. >> it's good old-fashioned
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common sense. big sharks in the water, big seals in the water, maybe you don't want to go in the water. >> now, sarah shourd should start getting data from those tags about six months from now. it will give them more information on the migratory pattern of the sharks. as for the sighting of that in jersey, that's the third sighting. >> note to self, sharks and seals, stay out of the water. thanks very much. when we come back controlling your dreams, it's the plot of the hit movie "inception." could it be real? "inception." could it be real? hey guys, i got some more savings for ya, and this one i'm taking to
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the mind-blowing leonardo dicaprio thriller "inception" sitting atop the box office for three weeks in a row. the fascinating film centers around the idea of controlling your dreams. but is this phenomenon possible in real life? >> it is fascinating.
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psychologists have long understood that interpreting your dreams can often unlock the unconscious thoughts. there's a whole body of science that helps tap into the power of dreams. how? i went to a dream research irto find out. >> subconscious security. >> reporter: in the world of "inception" a master thief is able to enter people's dreams steal their secrets and plant an idea in their head that they tlink is their own. >> you're talking about dreams. >> definitely possible to control your own dreams. >> everyone's had a dream where tear in a dream and they woke up and they tried to fix things that went on. >> reporter: what the audience is buzzing about is what psychologists prescribe asser that. it's called lucid thinking. >> you can tell yourself at bedtime you that want to dream on a particular topic. that you want to be lucid in core dream. >> reporter: a dream researcher at harvard who studies different
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ways to gain control over your subconscious. >> some people having posttraumatic nightmares after something terrible has happened to them, the event is recurring every night in their dreams. >> reporter: she doesn't suffer from posttraumatic stress but she does suffer from a common nightmare. >> i never hit the ground in falling dreams i tend to wake up out of fear. in the middle of the fall i will wake up. it's a horrible feeling. >> reporter: with her help tarah is learning to rescript her falling dreams changing a terrifying ending into a happy one. >> i would say to yourself as you fall asleep some phrase like tonight if i fall in my dreams, i want to fly instead. let yourself picture one of those dreams where you do start to fall and then see that transforming into flight. >> reporter: i don't have regular nightmares but these techniques were also help to focus your dreams for breakthrough problem solving or
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remember a favorite dream. so i thought i'd give it a try. >> i'm vaguely aware of the fact that this isn't real but i'm flying anyway and enjoying it very much. >> what i want you to do at home tonight, as you're falling asleep, just to come up with with a phrase, as simple as i want to fly tonight. then try to remember those dreams and hold that image as your last thing. >> reporter: i tried this at home for three nights. >> dream about flying. >> reporter: while i didn't have dreams of flight i did achieve more awareness that i was dreaming. >> let's give this a shot. okay. first night, nothing. second night, not so much. but professor barrett points out if you sleep nine or ten hours a night you're more likely to dream because your rem cycles get longer. the third night, i had a vivid
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dream. seriously, i dreamed i ran out of marshmallows making rice crispy treats. i wish i were joking. >> i become very bold. i can do whatever it is i want to do. >> that's right. you're very good at lucid dreaming. i can't control it. >> oh it's a blast. >> you have a powerful subconscious, robin, clearly. >> they should make a movie out of that -- oh they did, it's called "inception." next a reality tv star gets a harsh dose of reality. the latest on snooki.
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star celebrities made headlines. snooki from mtv's "jersey shore" was arrested. some reports label her as an intoxicated beach bully. here's david wright. >> reporter: don't ever it be said that nicole snooki acts one way on the camera. tmz caught these images as she tried to ride a bike shortly before police arrested her for being drunk and disorderly. one of the owners at c.j.'s says they're practically celebrities here.
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>> you wouldn't have all these people here if it wasn't for the jersey crew. >> reporter: on sunday she seemed eager to escape the paparazzi. the night before it began, like a scene from the popular reality tv show as snooki and friends partied hard at e.j.'s between the season two premiere. not before a guy at the bar clocked her last season has snooki been hit so hard from a dose of reality. from the boardwalk, some are now eager to distance themselves. >> they're setting a bad example because people think that's all it's about here. >> reporter: suggesting snooki may be too much even for the jersey shore. david wright abc news washington. >> what a big audience watching the premiere. 5.3 million. >> the governor of new jersey agrees. he thinks they're bad for new jersey. >> the salaries have tripled from $5,000 to $10,000 to
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s to decide on staffing levels of the fire department. they gathered the required 6,000 signatures on the november ballot that would lock in the surnt member of stats and approval for future layoffs. opponents say it will require the whole city to change city charters. it would cost nearly $200,000 to put the mission the ballot. let's check with mike and see if we'll see sun. >> pretty good around the bay and especially inland but the
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coast not so much. that's why you're in the blue at half moon bay. richmond upper 60 oakland. see the yellows signifying 70 degree weather and the east valleys mid to upper 80s. all the fog no delays at sfo and temperatures 8 degrees cooler by wednesday. >> the bridge toll plaza. no delays making your way through the tolls and heading into san francisco. our slow spot west pound 580 heading through the altamont pass out of tracy towards pleasanton. that's a drive time with speeds below 40 mph and 20 mph in some areas. kristen. >> thank you so much. the news continues with "good morning america." we'll have another localñrñrñrx[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[x[ñu?ñ?ñ?ñ
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♪ wake me up before you go go ♪ good morning! >> these guys -- here's one crowd that has no problem with fatigue. >> not at all. >> you guys are all in good shape. there might be a lot of people at home that are dealing with -- you know, they just can't seem to get over exhaustion. and sometimes, it's a sign of a lot more than lack of sleep. dr. mehmet oz is here with what to watch for on when this could be a sign of more serious trouble. he's going to have some tips. there's one right there, and how to get back energy. i think everyone that
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attended the clinton wedding must be looking for a little more energy. >> i believe so. >> they had a late night. >> up to 3:00 a.m. sunday, dancing away. >> i know. we have more details. chelsea and marc. everybody thought there were going to be fireworks. no, not so much. this is going to happen -- no, not so much. we have the insiders to tell us what really happened on saturday in rhinebeck, new york so they will be here to share their thoughts coming up. >> i can't wait to hear more about the toast. everyone said the groom's toast blew everyone away. and also is there a future in ali? the future in the finale of "the bachelorette." ali, we don't know, the big question mark to be solved tomorrow on "gma." >> george, that's what i call a good tease. good morning, everyone. bp is saying they're confident the broken well in the gulf will be capped for good in the next few days.
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the so-called static kill is expected to get under way by tonight, permanently plugging the well by pumping in mud and cement. meantime, this morning, the sea is defending bp's heavy use of chemical dispersants calling them essential for the cleanup. while afghanistan has been dominating the headlines, president obama turns his attention to iraq. speaking to veterans in atlanta, he's expected to announce that his troop withdrawal plan is on track. by the end of this month, there have been fewer than 50,000 troops in iraq. two of the three convicted murderers who escaped from an arizona prison are believed to be traveling together this morning with an accomplice. the third suspect was caught nearly 700 miles away in colorado. the men cut a hole in the prison fence. guards are being faulted for lax security. a prison door used in the escape failed to set off an alarm. authorities say it's incredible that anyone survived the crash of this skydiving
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plane near buffalo, new york sunday. but all six people on board did. the plane veered into trees and overturned just after takeoff. lindsay lohan is out of jail after being released in the wee hours this morning. but the troubled actress is not exactly a free woman. mike von fremd has the story. >> reporter: lindsay lohan spent two weeks behind bars and this morning is already in rehab where she will spend the next 90 days. tmz reports that lohan is being treated in the ucla medical center. she will not be placed in the hospital psychiatric ward, but rather will spend her three months in an intense, specialized program to deal with psychological, as well as addiction problems. while in recovery, lohan will miss the premiere of a movie in which she plays a pistol-packing nun. and also on hold, plans to play adim adult film star lindalovelace.
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lohan wore the court-ordered alcohol monitor on her ankle. >> lindsay lohan settles the score with the media. >> reporter: after being hounded by the media, this was a little payback time for the paparazzi. for "good morning america," mike von fremd. abc news, los angeles. finally, there was more than one big wedding this weekend, a friend of "gma's" grammy winner alicia keys has married swizz beatz, at a private ceremony in the mediterranean. don't they look happy. they're expecting their first child. and here's diane sawyer. >> welcome to monday again, juju. tonight on "world news" -- a real medical breakthrough. how stem cells are giving some patients their voices back innovative surgery, huge promise. and dr. richard besser is on the cutting edge with us tonight, making an impact right now. see you tonight. >> and that's the news at 8:04. time for the weather with sam
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champion. hey, sam. good morning. what's your name? >> sarah. >> sarah. i've got to go down for sarah because she wanted to be on tv. go ahead. sar remarks are you in there, i see her behind me. happy birthday, by the way. >> thank you. >> to new york. >> yep. >> all the way from? >> new jersey. >> how long are you guys staying? >> just today. >> it will be good. happy 16th birthday. >> thank you. >> let's check the boards. one or two things going on this morning. we want to start with a live shot out of dallas, as you see the sun coming up out of the city. dallas is well above 100 degrees today. there's a lot of places where the heat is on. remember, just check on your neighbors. if they live by themselves, if there's a power outage or problem or air conditioners go down, just keep an eye on folks in heat like this. tulsa, 101, dallas, 106, 107. a lot of heat. the next few days, the break in places like new york city and also d.c. that goes away. we're back to heat by the end of this week, wednesday, by 90 degrees.
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severe storms in parts of the northern plains there. >> you're also spending your birthday with us. tell me your name. >> >> my name is sherri. >> sherri happy 40th birthday. austin, you're on tv anyway. gotcha -- robin. >> all right, sam. thank you. no fireworks. few celebrities were spotted. no one left former first chelsea
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daughter chelsea clinton's wedding tied the chelsea clinton and marc mezvinsky tied the knot over the weekend in front of 400 closest family and and here with the latest details. editor in chief of "the daily beast" tina brown. and editor in chief of "bride" magazine millie martini gratin back with us as well. >> so they maintain if there is not a connection with the bride and groom, you are not going to fun be invited. it tina, they were true to the word.anted a >> the funny thing about it, the more they declared they wanted a private, really, intimate family wedding, the more the rest of ere that was america wanted it to be it was very something that was big and glittering and not that. it was very funny, it was a complete reverse thing. so that the hype really built from from the public. not from the clintons. from the >> exactly. it was totally from the public but they had said all along this was the case. ted danson even said to reports, am i the only celebrity here? ted >> of course, and mary o steenburgen, his wife, very
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close friends of hillary's. clos they were old kip table friends from the governorship. the the very first governorship. in the clintons circle they're casual celebrity friends.e i thought for one dread moment we might see donald trump.y >> did you really think so? >> i thought maybe they would succumb to the celebrity hype. but they didn't. they absolutely didn't.succum they weren't there. but the it was purely friends and family. the all-connected clinton intimate circle.connected >> one thing we did get right, the dress. circle. vera wang who is also a friend of the clinton family and was dress. there at the wedding, too. a f it was beautiful. of the c >> it was just right for as, she looked very much like a it was be modern princess getting married in 2010. that strapless dress with the ting fitted waist and the jeweled belt with just the right amount of sparkle for a country wedding. and and the voluminous skirt. with the folds of organza and
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tulle. it was chic. modern, nothing overdone, nothing fuzzy. >> and madam secretary. >> outstanding -- >> madam secretary. >> madeleine albright -- >> i was talking about hillary. >> oh, you're talking hillary. but madam secretary looked nd madam incredible. that hair swept back. the plum dress. the and when she put on that wonderful floaty item for the rehearsal dinner. >> we saw on friday, grievant. >> we're used to seeing her going off to talk to heads of state in that armor that she arm wears, the and here is the mother of the bride for the celebration for her only daughter. and here she is. the flowing caftan. the eve of the joy that we're not used to seeing from hillary clinton.t we're >> they were beaming.used to you wrote know brilliantly in ming. "the daily beast" that america needed this. i what did you mean? explain what you meant by that.
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>> i really felt that this wedding came in for the rosy on glow clinton sort of backlit re really feeling. right people are really very depressed right now. it's a terribly depressing time in america with huge unemployment. jobs lost and two wars that have just beaten us all down.wn. and somehow, people were able to kind of remember actually at clint that clinton era was all about surfaces and prosperity and pre-9/11. and suddenly we think, how safe we were in those days and we didn't even realize it. so it was like a way we could almost sort of erase the ten better years since, and think back that when we were better off. and the and the only things, it actually went okay. as a reminder of that you had madeleine albright. >> who did look lovely, too. >> who did look lovely, too. >> and you had told us on friday about the menu. you were going to remark about that. >> well, they were trying to do that. this had a this had a common connection
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with weddings all across america.with there was a beef option, fish option and vegetarian option.option and there was a beautiful cake. a beautiful bride. all the traditions. a the toasting, the dancing, the joy. all of it. the it's a nice continuity to think no matter what is going on in the world, there is and love is is and that's what this is. is it was a celebration of the lover. of this amazing couple. >> t look at their faces. >> these are the photos that the family released. and you look at them looking at each other.look at it really says it.lly says the groom's toast, we heard that was the toast that really captured everybody. >> yeah again, everyone thought that bill clinton's toast was going to be the big barnstormer. but, actually it was marc's that toast that everyone talked about because he spoke so lovingly about chelsea. and he locked eyes wither. t i spoke to the former president four months before the wedding,
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and you could see that emotion building. and he said they found each other, i can't wait to walk my daughter down the aisle. survi chelsea had survived so much. they went through hell with the whole monica thing.monica and there was a slight sense and here of survival. we pulled it off. she's happy. she's found her way. and that feeling of they made it, too. >> we're not talking about the honeymoon. >> i can reveal they spent last night in the hotel pierre. >> you heard it here first from tina brown. thank you all very much. it was a glorious weekend. to see more photos of chelsea on big day, plus chelsea through the years, go to next, are you exhausted? dr. mehmet oz talks about how to tell if it's something serious. about how to tell if it's hing serious. ] 10...9.. a new school year has so much potential! any resolutions? my resolution is the same as always; keep her full and focused with my fiber. [ all ] 3...2...1... happy school year! [
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unexplained weakness or confusion develops tell your doctor promptly. these may be signs of ttp a rare but potentially life-threatening condition, reported sometimes less than 2 weeks after starting plavix. other rare but serious side effects may occur. it's tough to get enough servings of vegetables every day if you don't always like / the taste of them. good thing v8 -fusion juice gives you a serving of vegetables hidden by a serving of fruit. v8. what's yor number? all of us have days we're just worn out, exhausted, family, work, worn out from the weekend. sometimes, fatigue is a sign of something more serious than too little sleep. our dr. oz is back. it's the first thing you shrug off. listen, i got to go to bed
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earlier tonight, sometimes, that's a mistake. >> that's right, it might be a by-product of life's struggles. there may be four medical reasons that you're exhausted that has nothing to do with what's going on in your life. the first is anemia. a lot of folks have heard it. you don't have enough red blood cells. when you inhale air, you breathe oxygen. those bubbles of oxygen, they attach to the red blood cells in the lung. when you don't have enough red blood cells, you're not able to carry it to the body in that in addition, you can get dizzy when you stand. you can actually have symptoms related to colds. especially with people who have colds. for women who are menstruating, many of you are anemic. the last thing, look under your eyes. the doctor will do this pull down your lower eyelid pull down this tissue thankfully
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you're not anemic. you see the beautiful veins. the tongue itself is a red color. compare yourself to men in your life, they're probably not anemic then you get a rough gauge. >> if you find out that you are? >> you need a blood test to confirm it. in the meantime get iron in your diet. a couple tips broccoli and meat lean meat have iron in them. what i love is iron skillets. >> just cooking in a skillet will make a difference. >> here's a catch. men don't need iron. only women need to cook in the iron skillet. if you're anemic this is the way to get iron that doesn't constipulate pate you. >> and another thing could be causing exhaustion? >> you need about 320 milligrams
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of magnesium a day. >> where do you get? >> pumpkin seeds, spinach. two-thirds of you are not getting enough magnesium in your diet. it's important because the oxygen i showed you earlier, in order to use the oxygen effectively, you have to have magnesium in your blood. if you don't have it you'll feel exhausted. >> thyroid problems can cause exhaustion. >> thyroid, easily diagnosed, 17% of people who have thyroid deese have a diagnosis. the rest of you are probably out there lost. a lot of us have a problem. don't know we have a problem. easy to treat. lots of medications. the ones with medicines are the ones we treat the best.
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you have weight gain associated with it, skin changes. >> those are all fairly generic changes. hard to pinpoint on a thyroid? >> and you say, i was watching george stephanopoulos on "good morning america," i noticed i'd have all of those symptoms check it out. >> and then the all encompassing chronic fatigue syndrome -- >> it's a syndrome that physicians have been telling us for years we don't believe it's true. only diagnosed in 20% of the people who have chronic fatigue syndrome. ironically, you can treat that short circuiting by doing a couple things yourself. make sure you don't have anemia. i love green tea because it's got polyphenyls in it.
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and ribose write that down. it's a quick way of making energy in the body. it's one of the things i think is the easiest solution for people with chronic fatigue syndrome. >> you're covering taboos on your show? >> a lot of folks don't realize, these medical taboos are clues. if your hair is falling out you might have anemia or fatigue disorders. >> one thing we mentioned, going? pregnancy.reiscovering t the new pregnancy app for the iphones. you take just once a month. it's simponi™ and taken with methotrexate it helps relieve the pain, stiffness, and swelling of ra with one dose a month. visit to see if you qualify for a full year of cost support. simponi™ can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious and
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san jose city officials could decide today whether still accept an appeal from the city's firefighters. yesterday they outlined new proposals hoping some further concessions could save the city money and get 49 laid off firefighters rehired. city officials says it appears to be too little too late. an alameda county judge is expected to issue a ruling between a. c. transit and drivers. the union wants the judge to invalidate a contract imposed on drivers two weeks ago. the agency says 15 to 20% of drivers have failed to show up daily for work forcing some bus cancellations. a. c. transit says the judge overturns the contract, it will have to lay off drivers and maybe eliminate weekend service. checking with megan now and see
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how the monday morning commute is going. >> good morning. we have no major problem spots. let's start with a live look at walnut creek. no delays heading southbound into the san ramon valley. interstate 80 heading westbound through the berkeley area, stop and go from the carquinez bridge towards the maze, a 33 minute drive time but check out the bay bridge toll plaza. no problems heading into san francisco. kristen? >> all right. we're seeing evidence of sunshine. we'll check with mike and see when you see 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"meg whitman says she'll run california like her company..." seen this attack on meg whitman? who are these people? they're the unions and special interests behind jerry brown. they want jerry brown because, he won't "rock the boat," in sacramento. he'll be the same as he ever was. high taxes. lost jobs. big pensions for state employees. the special interests have chosen their governor. how about you?
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welcome back. temperatures already jumping in antioch. sunshine at 60 and 70 in the hills around los gatos but all of us at 50s with mainly cloudy conditions. today low 60s around san
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francisco, 77 san jose. santa rosa 78. concord 84. ♪ ♪ here we go here we go we gotta rock ♪ we got a feeling you're going to remember our summer concert with the black eyed peas. the super group rocked on friday. a boom boom hour. >> look at the size of that crowd outside. >> yeah. it was our biggest one yet. we expect another big crowd. we have john legend coming up on this friday. before that was a friday to remember. as we say good morning, america! hope everyone had a great weekend. >> i'm george stephanopoulos with robin. also this morning, you're about to get new food ratings at the grocery stores. it's supposed to help you get
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healthier. we send elisabeth leamy out. and personal success stories from people who lost their jobs and turned it around. they took tory johnson's vice. we do the segments with tory and people at home go does it really work? you'll see. and "national geographic" has taken a look at people raising monkeys as their own children. it's a phenomenon today -- everyone is gasping over here. it's a little more common than wow think. we're going to have a preview this morning. >> we could have some. we kind of have an idea. keep an open mind. keep an open mind. you know who we have with sam champion. >> very special man. >> philippe. >> and we did that water dive to show where they live.
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and the first -- >> the first ever. >> what the dispersant does to the oil in the gulf. amazing times with you and your crew. we've had a great time you're here to talk about -- let me make it right -- blue august. >> right. blue august on "planet green." it's a whole month that kicks off tonight on "planet green" dedicated to exploring oceans and waterways. people are realizing it's so important. the ocean is important to all of us. there's amazing adventures all around the world. and it's actually the whole month of programming on the network. >> you my friend have been shooting nonstop. you went down there, stayed down and what are we going to see? >> well we're covering the oil spill. we shot a series of vignettes. and talking about people affected by the oil spill and
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the environment, of course that you and i kicked off with our dive. also not just the oil spill. i've got a whole series coming out premieres in the u.s. this sunday at 9:00 called "oceans blue." and the whole episode, going to the arctic australia, africa. "the cove" we have premiering. shark water. go to there's a lot there also. check the channel finder. >> if you want to see the pictures, maybe you missed the episode. i don't know how you could have missed it where we went looking for all that we found. abc news/gma. one for two things before we walk out this morning. by the way dry and mild in the northwest. it's cooler in coastal areas,
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once you get into the deserts we're heating things up. monsoon moisture has flood watches out for the entire four corners region. there could be an inch of rain. severe thunderstorms could be in that area from minnesota, record heat continues. there will be more record numbers. more than a dozen will go down today. 16 records yesterday from texas, all the way into the deep south. memphis i >> all that weather was brought toy by office depot, the amazing philippe cousteau. we will watch you on "planet
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green." >> amazing, go to >> thank you both. we're going to turn to something that caught our eye in "the wall street journal," the paper report on a new effort by large supermarket chains to make it easy to be healthy for you. our consumer correspondent elisabeth leamy is live at a safeway with the details. hey. >> hey, george. all sorts of stores are doing interesting things. here at safeway, for example, you can sign up to have your purchase history compared to national nutrition recommendation. hiring dieticians. shop rite and giant eagle have experimented with giving people registered coupons for healthier things they have just purchased. and then boiling it down to a
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double digits. >> reporter: it's easy for nutrition information to go right over shoppers' heads. after all, there are 50,000 mind-numbing choices in a typical supermarket. now some stores are trying to bring nutrition down to earth. >> they weren't looking for to us tell them what to eat. they were looking for information to he make the decisions. that's what we found our role was. >> reporter: this price chopper store in new york puts nutrition scores on the shelves. the scores range from 1 to 100, higher is better. >> this one is a 27. that means it's much better. that makes it so much easier than having to read through the ingredients labels and the nutritional information. >> you are what you eat, in today's world everything is hustle and bustle and the rush. and junk food. that's why this is very important. >> reporter: they're called nuvala scores.
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yale university researchers and other experts developed a secret map formula that fifths points for knew nutrients. >> knowledge is power. some people will use that to trade up to better nutrition. some people would say, i'd rather not know. i'm going to choose what i want. >> reporter: not splicing fruits and veggies like butter nut squash and spinach score 100 on the score. there are differences among them. vex v-8 splash gets a 57 where ocean spray gets a 2. that's because the v8 splash contains less sugar and calis.
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and post shreds wheat earned a 91, whereas, general mills cheerios gets a 37. shredded wheat has more protein and fiber and no sodium. ballpark's regular franks get a 7, but fat-free franks 64 a 24. they have more protein, less cholesterol and less saturated fat. sara lee told "gma" it strives to provide our loyal consumes. general mills said criteria for nuval are not available to the public making any actual comparisons impossible. all the manufacturers were skeptical that the nuances of food can be boiled down to a couple of digits. but dr. katz of yale argues that's exactly what doctors have done for years at their patient's annual physicals.
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if it allows me to sum up the healthfulness of a person we can sum up the healthfulness of a loaf of bread. >> let me tell you, basically using this information stored on your card safeway goes back and looks at three months of your purchases if you sign up and compares that to national nutrition recommendations. so i tried it. it turns out my family could stand to eat less sodium boo, more protein and more fiber, george. >> do they give you alternatives on what to eat, what to buy? >> it sure does. yes. for example, i currently eat these turkey cold cuts which have 420 milligrams of sodium but i could switch to these with 260. my family likes this vanilla fat-free yogurt with 7 grams.
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protein. and butter lettuce only has 4 grams of fiber, if we switched to romaine, we could get more. they were out of work until tory johnson's advice scored you want some fiber one honey clusters? yeah. you must really care about him. what? no, no. you gave him fiber. no she didn't. this tastes way too good to be fiber. they're delicious crunchy clusters with sweet honey and half a day's worth of fiber. you care about my fiber? not really. i care about youfiber too. i have for while. ok, carl. why don't you care about her fiber? hey carl. [ male announcer ] fiber one. cardboard no. delicious yes.
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ñ7y7y7y7y@b'b'b'b' ys say "know the species, know the stain." see, based on size lanolin-free coat, and his ear shape, i know it's an alpaca. but you get some guy who walks in here, looks
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around, doesn't think, and says "hey look, it's a llama!" next thing you know he's cleaning the stain like he would a llama stain. now that's your time he's wasting. ♪ call 1-800-steemer ♪
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♪ ♪ she works hard for the money ♪ so often, we have tough news to report on the job market. but today's "america's job" segment is filled with success stories. five people facing long-term layoffs took tory johnson's advice and got back to work. tory is here with the tips that helped turn it all around. we've been talking about this. these are the types of stories that we need. so archoften, it is difficult. this particular woman would not take no. >> that's right. angela lob worked seven years and was handed a pink slip. she decided she wasn't going to
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use job boards. only going to network face-to-face. her networking paid off. it took just three months for her. a friend handed her resume to a company that didn't even have any job openings. but the friend said you have to meet this woman, she's my friend. she's a dynamo. they convinced the boss to give her a job. she's got a job in financial services. another person anthony sanchez he was watching here right here. he was laid off after ten years at a bank in new york. he spent 16 months out of work until one morning, he saw us talking about temping. >> yeah. >> he decided to register with temp agencies. he spent six months temping, the temp agency got such phenomenal feedback, the agency itself offered him a permanent position. >> the agency itself? >> yes, they did. it's proof you can go from temp
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to perm as anthony did. >> patience to persistence. that's two success stories. this is the one. this gentleman, this name is robert. his daughter sent you an e-mail saying dad had this job that he didn't like and got one that he did like and got laid off from that. >> imagine you spend 20 years with a job you barely tolerate get your dream job and then gets axed. he spent 14 months out of work. he was working a lot with local agencies, his local unemployment office to help him find employment opportunities. the key was he determined specific employers that he really wanted to target. even when they weren't interested or said no he continued to follow up. that was his key to landing a position. right now, he's in a security position in a hotel and casino in minnesota. even if one said no or didn't respond, he continued to
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persevere. >> that's right. you stay at it patient and persistent about it. >> that's right. another one with that similar persistence. valley tucker in missouri. she was laid off from a position and stayed in contact with former colleagues. so often get laid off and never going to talk to you guys again. she stayed in contact and was ultimately hired back from a former employer. those colleagues recommended her. different position different department, same company. >> that works, too. turn the layoff into a real labor of love. >> yeah. mark judge until california he worked for 22 years at a children's publishing company. he was laid off when the company was acquired by another organization. he decided he wanted to turn to nonprofit work. he discovered that nobody was interested in a guy in his 50s who didn't have current nonprofit experience. decided to volunteer. put in 600 hours of volunteer work at a local program. ultimately that boss recommended
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him for a paid fellowship where he's now working on a youth science program. he's making a lot less money than he did in his position but by doing this it's going to lead to a leadership position in nonprofit which is what he wants to do. >> and i remember you did a segment on volunteering and we had skeptics that said oh come on. >> it works. >> for five additional ways you can maximize your job search strategy, go to our website, comingnininininininininininininininini÷h÷h
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just about all of us have pets but some people take it to another level. treating their pets like children. there's a new documentary in the "national geographic" channel that asks if these relationships
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are healthy for the annuals and their owners. tanya rivero took a look. >> reporter: they're called monk-kids. >> they're my daughters. my adopted daughters. it's just a love you can't explain. >> reporter: a growing phenomenon there are about 15,000 primates privately owned across the united states. >> i fell in love with him. i mean had was so tiny and so small. >> i really don't think there's much of a difference between a monkey and human baby. they still have the baby food and diapers and clothing and stuff. >> i have two infants for 30 years. you know, it's constandpoint. never a dull moment. >> it's a major commitment you know. 35 to 40 years. but ready to do it. >> reporter: justine who is british and now lives in the u.s. has decided to become a monkey mom.
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adopting a baby monkey in virginia she found on the internet. >> there's your new momma. >> my goodness. >> reporter: adopting a baby monkey can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $8,000. if it lives its maximum lifespan, about 40 years, it's likely to cost 70,000 orders more. >> ad that we responded to said breeder monkey not for a good pet. well, i'm a stubborn guy. i figured we can change him. nothing is mean forever. >> reporter: 31 sean and wife sherri bought shilad an 8-year-old monkey a few months ago. but shilad wasn't the cute cuddly monkey they had hoped for. he attacks sean scratching him so badly he draws blood.
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>> they grow mad in captivity. it needs to be that you can't have a pet as that. it's wrong for the humans. >> reporter: a monkey once they reach puberty, they become extremely aggressive. >> they are wild animals and they bite. i have never had so many calls as i get right now for morningkys needing home. once they bite the kids or tear up the house or scapeescape to the neighbor's house they want the monkey gone. >> reporter: and legislation to control the practice across the u.s. has been proposed by the federal government. but for these monkey lovers they will do what it takes to keep their darling monk-kids. >> too many people are trying to take away our rights. i think we should always have that right to own one or not own
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one. >> if they would go to something like that then i would move because i couldn't be without them. >> reporter: for "good morning america," tanya rivero abc news. a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a
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unarmed victim. police have not release the girl's name because of her age. not seeing much sun today, mike. >> that's why the temperature is 58 half moon bay for a high today. compare that to clear lake or east bay valleys mid to upper 80s. low 60s san francisco and richmond. mid to upper 70s for the rest of us. accu-weather seven-day, looking at temperatures that will drop even further blow average. talking about 6 to 8 degrees cooler by the time we hit the coolest weather wednesday. a slow warming trend into the weekend. >> beyond the peninsula heading southbound between san antonio, you will find speeds 101 southbound to 380. a live look at interstate 80 heading through the berkeley area. it's going to take you more than a half hour to make your way westbound interest the carquinez bridge to the maze. once you reach the bridge toll plaza it's a nice ride heading into san


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