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police in rome looking into the suspicious death of a wisconsin college student. beau solomon's body was found in the tiber river after a four day search. demarco morgan tells us what investigators have learned. >> reporter: beau solomon last seen by friend early friday morning leaving a bar in rome when he failed to show up for orientation class later in the day, his roommate reported him missing. that sparked a search that ended this morning when solomon's bruised body was discovered about a mile from where he disappeared. his cell phone and wallet were missing. but his credit card had been used to make purchases not long after he was last seen. grandfather steve solomon.
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>> i did hear the credit card were used in milan not rome. they were, they were used not by him. >> reporter: solomon arrived two days earlier in rome as part of a summer exchange program at john cabot university with plans to return this fall to the university of wisconsin madison. today, friend took to social media, to remember the popular, outgoing, wisconsin native. rest easy, beau, you will be greatly missed. he had beaten cancer as a toddler and hoped to run for political office someday said his brother jake. >> had, 15, 20 procedures throughout his life. able to overcome that. >> reporter: italian investigators are kidding robbery as possible motive. solomon's parents are in rome hoping to find answers. elaine, an autopsy scheduled some time tomorrow. >> demarco morgan. thank you. well, millions hit the beach for fourth of july. no one could swim in this in parts of south florida. the toxic algae bloom plaguing
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four counties looks bad and smells worse. area residents blame pollutants from a lake. the army corps of engineers is trying to reduce how much water flows from the lake. some folks in north carolina claim a food company is dumping waste on their doorsteps. hundreds have gone to court to make it stop. mark strassmann paid a visit to see and smell for himself. >> i want to sit on the front porch today, but i can't. because of the spray. >> reporter: in this cell phone video, rene miller recorded the phone across the street from her lifelong home in warsaw, north carolina is spraying hog waste. the slightest breeze blows it into her yard and over her home and car. >> you walk inside, are you wet? >> just like i sweat. >> reporter: it's not sweat? >> right. sound disgusting? >> it is disgusting. >> reporter: north carolina's 2,000 farms pump waste into storage lagoons and sprayed on
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to fields as fertilizers. some times the sprayers miss their marks hitting homes nearby. >> never had a complaint from any of my neighbors. we fry to do what is right. >> reporter: 12 miles away, jeff farms for smithfield foods the largest pork producer and supplier. he says farmers want to be good neighbors. but he sees no better way to get rid of the waste. >> when it gets into what's cost effective also. gets into what is reasonable. there is a really, there isn't any technology that is more efficient than what we are doing. >> reporter: hog farms and waste are regulated by north carolina's department of environmental quality or deq. an annual inspections, the agency monitors where hand how often farms spray. >> just to be clear, the people were there first. >> the people were here first.
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that is such an important point. >> reporter: rick dove works for advocacy group, water keeper alliance. they fired a complaint against deq, alleging environmental racism, allowing farms to locate disproportionately near minority communities. the epa is investigating the environmental justice claims and deq is cooperating. >> nobody is trying to put the industry out of the business just out of pollution business. >> reporter: the north carolina pork council called claims wildly exaggerated and added we strongly reject any charge that race plays any part in the location or operation of hog farms. . >> when th sprayers are going this house takes a direct hit? >> takes a direct hit, yes. >> reporter: rene miller and 500 residents filed civil suits against smithfield pork division, claiming farms are making it impossible for them to enjoy their homes. >> i'm stuck. and i always say i will probably die here stuck. >> reporter: while the civil suits play out in court, miller dreads the summer. she says, it's the busy season for the sprayer across the road. >> who wants to live like this?
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>> mark strassmann, cbs news, warsaw, north carolina. next, dealers are selling used cars knowing they have serious defects. and, it's legal. and later, a film teacher with a special eye for helping his students succeed. built a sandcastle?id? ha, no, i switched to geico and got more. more? 24/7 access online, on the phone or with the geico app. that is more. go get some mud... all that "more" has to be why they're the second-largest auto insurer. everybody likes more. mhm, i think so.
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we've reported on vehicles recalled for serious use like defective takata airbags. but what most people do not know, many used cars for sale may have defects that have not been fixed and it's legal for dealers to sell them to you unrepaired. anna werner has been looking into this. >> reporter: we went undercover shopping in new jersey to see what sales people would tell us about used cars for sale with unrepaired safety defects. >> all our cars -- >> toby: take this bmw at premiere auto group the government says has effective air strike. yet, he told us --
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same issue for this 2012 acura, tl, penskeacura. salesperson nicole told us -- >> reporter: a salesman at autolenders named chris admitted his dealership sells cars with the airbag defect. but says not to worry -- >> reporter: that's wrong. at least 11 people have died due off to the airbags. at dealerships around the country, we found used cars for sale with recalls for serious safety defects. ranging from airbags, fault tee ignitions to roll away hazard. there is no law that requires used car dealers to inform buyers of the recalls. >> leaves the consumer between a rock and hard place. >> reporter: clarence ditlow watched our video. you should be able to buy a car knowing all safety recalls have been taken care of. >> reporter: so we went back to
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the dealerships where we shopped undercover. like the acura dealer sthp where we asked salesperson nicole. did you know that this car has an open airbag recall? >> i'm not -- >> should that scar be out there? >> no it should not if it doesn't. >> reporter: the dealership later told us it was a mistake. they had pulled the car from the lot. other dealers told us they do disclose recalls as part of the sales process. they told us they share the carfax report, recall information with all buyers. is that enough? >> no, it is not. they're driving the car off the lot with a safety defect. and by definition the safety defect presents unreasonable risk of death, crash or injury. >> reporter: the manager at premiere auto group, he said he discloses recalls too. but then sells the cars.
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>> do you feel like -- they're safe with that recall? >> they're not safe. but -- i mean, it's -- bmw. you have to go to bmw. and ask them how they let these cars stay on the road. >> all of the dealers told us later that had we gone further in the buying process they would have disclosed the safety recalls. a major used car dealership association told us a new law won't solve the problem. that it is auto manufacturers and the government who should take responsibility. you can find out if the car you are looking at has a safety of recall, by going to looking up the vin number. >> important information. >> anna werner, thank you. >> when we come back, basketball fans burn jerseys after a top star made a shocking announcement.
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a nasa spacecraft about to have a close encounter with the biggest planet in our solar system. juno speeding toward jupiter at 165,000 miles per hour. later tonight it will fire its main rocket to slow itself down and slip into orbit so it can study the planet's composition and eventually send back photos. one of the nba's best players delivered a fourth of july bombshell. former mvp kevin durant is leaving the oklahoma city thunder to join the golden state warriors, a team already packed with superstars including steph curry. oklahoma city fans aren't taking this well. one blew up a durant jersey. others set them on fire. it was all about base all at
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fort bragg, the braves/marlins, played the first professional game at an active military base. major league baseball built the ballpark in a few months. players signed autographs. there was a military fly-over. the marlins won the fort bragging rights with a 5-2 win. our nation is mourning a military hero from an era this fourth of july. roscoe brown, died over the weekend. one of the first african-american pilots, brown, earned the distinguished flying cross. and went on to become a professor and community college president. roscoe brown was 94. next, most teachers would have quit after dodging bullets. but that only made the teacher more committed.
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our final story read like a movie script. a story of commitment and achievement. with a few plot twists as told by michelle miller. >> daryl mccain lives for second acts. most of the kids in his film class, at south l.a.'s washington prep high school, need that second chance. they live in neighborhood plagued by crime and gun violence. >> how many students have you lost over, the ten years you
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have been teaching here? >> well over 60 kids. that i have had, have been murdered. >> in 2008, he was almost added to the total. >> you were coming out of the football game? >> yes, three boys walked in. walked past them. they opened fire and shot, shot a young noon who was stolen my phone two weeks before and shot a 12-year-old girl. >> reporter: he realized he had to be there. >> at that time if i left would make the students more scared if teachers were running away. >> reporter: he convinced the school to spend $100,000 or computers and equipment and used his columbia university masters in film to teach students to learn, using hearts. mind, voice to speak their truth while making movies. >> i don't kick consider out. i try to kick them in. not going to kick you out. find a we to get you involved. >> reporter: get involved they did. jeanie gardner was an average student starting to act out. it went from you not saying a word in class to -- >> now i speak with confidence and a very articulate voice. >> reporter: when the track coach quit, students passed the coach's baton to him.
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>> when you asked him, what did he say? >> he said, of course. >> reporter: what makes this job worth it to you? >> the kids that thrive, the kids that figure it out. the kids that were not even thinking abut going to college who suddenly applying and getting their grade up. believing they can achieve something. >> i love that. >> reporter: art may not always immitate life. when it comes to his students. daryl mccain does hope for the hollywood ending. >> all right. come on. >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, los angeles. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this tuesday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm elaine quijano.
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♪ ♪ >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." hi, welcome to the "cbs overnight news," i'm demarco demarco morgan. the race for the white house takes a turn in charlotte, north carolina. for the first time this election season. president obama will hillary clinton on the campaign trail. donald trump is conceding nothing. hours after the democrats rally in charlotte, trump will hold his own campaign rally in riley. he has been blasting clinton over her use of private e mail server while sunny was secretary of state. the investigation of that may be drawing to a close after the fbi got clinton to sit down for a three-hour question and answer. paula reid reports.
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>> i was pleased to have the opportunity to assist the department in bringing its review to a conclusion. >> reporter: cbs news learned the fbi interview of secretary clinton is one of the final steps in the investigation into a private e-mail server. >> i will continue to, you know, be as forthcoming as i can and my answers that i first gave more than a year ago, i sand by. >> reporter: her interview came after days of controversy over a private meeting between former president bill clinton and attorney general loretta lynch. both have said they regret the meeting. >> i wouldn't do it again. >> reporter: lynch said she will accept whatever recommendations are decided regarding filing charges, and that will not quiet critics. donald trump tweeted does any body really believe that bill clinton and the usag talked only about grand kids and golf for 37 minutes in a plane on tarmac. others are calling for lynch to
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recuse herself and appoint a special prosecutor. >> she has not fully rekutzed herself it raises question about political interference. >> reporter: the investigation is expected to wrap up before the convention at the end of the month. democrat senators, cory booker and sherrod brown, floated as runningmates. dismissed any possibility she will be charged. >> there won't be an indictment. i think that means she did what many secretaries of state have done. >> not in the realm of possibility. >> republicans suggested the fact that the president will hit the trail for clinton suggests the investigation outcome may be known. >> the state department issued a warning to americans in saudi arabia which find itself in the terrorist cross hairs. a suicide bomber tried to get inside the prophet's mosque in medina. he only made it as far as local security headquarters where he detonated his belt killing two security officers. hours after a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the u.s.
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consulate in jeddah facing steep losses in syria and iraq. the group has increasingly targeted civilians. >> the charlie d'agata has the the story. >> reporter: in an instant, busy shopping district in a in up market neighborhood erupted into an inferno. streets were packed with families enjoying the cool night after fasting through the day. holy month of ramadan end this week. children looking forward to the celebrations never lived to see them. major general said isis or daesh targeted innocent people after suffering heavy losses on the battlefield. the bombing came barely a week after the iraqi military cleared fallujah of remaining isis fighters. we joined iraqi special forces during part of the fight. they faced heavy resistance from militants as they inched closer to the city backed up by u.s. air strikes.
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the baghdad bombing isn't just retaliation, but proof that isis can continue to strike despite suffering losses. not just in iraq, but the isis network has unleashed its brutal brand of terror around the globe to. day, police in bangladesh say they have made formal arrests over the isis siege at a cafe which left 20 hostages dead including abida kabeer from miami. turkey reeling from the gun and bomb attack in its main airport that claimed the lives of more than 40 people. with public anger mounting, the iraqi justice ministry announced that five convicted terrorists were executed this morning. officials said they wanted be received families to know they're continuing to deliver punishment to those whose hand are stained with iraqi blood. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. rio still has a lot of work to do before the start of the
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summer olympics next month. one big problem, polluted waterways. the u.s. rowing team using special suits just to keep from getting sick. ben tracy reports. >> reporter: rio is one of most picturesque places on the planet. but it's not ready for its close-up. >> because this is a toilet. >> reporter: mario moscateli, is a biologist, documenting rio's water pollution problem for two decades. >> the water is contaminated with the sewage, the trash, the rivers are dead. >> reporter: he told us we had to see it from the air to see how bad it is. >> this is just unreal. the water is black. >> all the rivers are dead by sewage. >> dead, killed by sewage. >> this is the reality. >> this is one of the poor areas, flavella, all the sewage from all the homes you see down there, washes right into the river and out to the ocean. and it smells horrible, even from here in the air. >> reporter: in the marina where olympic sailors will launch
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their boats, we saw a giant plume of sewage streaming into the water. in other areas it turned the water in the front of the beach brown. >> olympic bay. this is a shame. >> reporter: in the bay where the sailing races will be held there was trash covering the surface of the water. >> really just shocking how much trash that is? >> yes. >> reporter: it looks worse up close. a fleeting hazard for olympic sailors. such as this one from chile. >> i think it is really polluted. >> reporter: are you worried about this water in your mouth? >> yes, we try to sail with our mouth closed. really hard. we always get the water in the boat and bodies. >> reporter: tests found disease causing virus in rio's waters, 1.7 million times the level hazardous on a beach in the u.s. nearly 1400 olympians will compete in water events. and experts say they have a 99% chance of infection if they ingest just 3 tea spoons of water. dozens of athletes have gotten
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sick during training in the bay where the pollution is the worst. >> there are times when raw sewage comes through here? >> yeah. >> reporter: right over here is where the sailors are going to be? >> right, right, right. >> reporter: david zee, oceanographer at rio, the government promised to spend billions cleaning the water before the olympics and installing eight treatment plants on the rio rivers. they built just one. nearly half the sewage pouring into the bay is still untreated. >> it is easy to criticize. >> reporter: he works for the state of rio's environmental department. >> the problem is the sewage systems. because -- it's not easy. it's very expensive. there are no problems with the surface in the bay where the place where the games will be. >> the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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hit broadway musical, hamilton will be getting a new lead this weekend. hamilton won 11 tony award last month. the show reintroduced america to one of the forgotten founding fathers. chip reid has the story. >> reporter: new york's most talked about show, "hamilton" serves up a lesson like no musical ever before. ♪ >> reporter: until recently alexander hamilton the stoic face on the $10 bill. that changed when hamilton hit broadway. about 100 blocks north of the theater where the real alexander hamilton lived in an area now known as hamilton heights. ron churno wrote the 800 page
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biography upon which the musical its based. >> reporter: we are sitting in hamilton's house. the dining room table. what's it like for you? >> thrill to be in the house. the only house we know he ever owned. >> hamilton's story is an example of the self-made american immigrant. born out of wedlock on a caribbean island. orphaned within a child. within a few decade he became one of the most influential figures in u.s. history. general george washington's top aid. signer of and force behind the constitution. creator of the u.s. financial system. founder of the coast guard and "the new york post." >> was hamilton a war hero. >> absolutely. >> a genius. >> evil genius? >> not for me. >> for some? >> some people.
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>> visionary? >> undoubtedly. >> insecure? >> to an extent. >> temperamental? >> definitely. >> what attracts people to the story of alexander hamilton. there are so many things you can admire. he was an individual that you can identify with him. >> how does a -- >> the playwright decide to to tell hamilton's story through black and hispanic characters and rhyming lyrics of rap. in a 60 minutes interview, miranda explained to charlie rose. >> your music is rap? >> yes, i also believe that form is uniquely suited to tell hamilton's stories. it has more word per measure than any other musical genre. it has rhythm and density. if hamilton had anything in his writings this density. >> his furious disputes with the founding fathers were legendary including a rivalry with
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jefferson over slavery, hamilton opposed and over the fututfutuff the young republic. >> hamilton had a vision, traditional agriculture, large cities, factories, stock exchanges, banks, corporations, central bang. the world we know today. >> hamilton died in a duel with the vice president, adam burr at 39. at his grave in manhattan, a surge of visitors here to remember the man who history almost forgot. >> just fascinating to realize there was this whole historical figure i had never known about that was actually, really important. and changed, shaping america. >> he died more than 200 years ago. and now he is getting his turn in the limelight.
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>> his name is in lights on broadway. doesn't get any better than that. >> it's been said that there is nothing more american than a harley davidson motorcycle. turns out the u.s. isn't the only place in the world where the big twin is king. seth doan found more than a few hogs on the road in shanghai, china. >> reporter: those who love everything harley say the motorcycle embodies freedom and self expression. it all seems oh, so american. which is what makes this harley club so very different. meet harley's shanghai chapter. yes, as in shanghai, china. you love the harley davidson? >> he is a harley davidson dealer and proud owner. >> reporter: how did you hear of harley davidson? >> movies, with the heroes on hardy davidson. >> you are thinking i want to be a hero on the bike. >> reporter: his so-called heroes cut across cultures. >> terminate. >> reporter: terminator. >> terminator. >> reporter: on this saturday morning. the parking lot of his dealer
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ship was abuzz with activity and terminator attitude. their harley club captain, it might surprise you is an american. jim rice. >> reporter: the chinese embraced the harley lifestyle. >> amazed at how well that translated right into china. chinese adopted the whole thing. even tattoos, ponytails, and, all of the clothes and gear. they love it. >> reporter: rice, a businessman, lived in china for 24 years. and has the mandarin to prove it. >> reporter: how different is the riding experience itself here in china from when you ride around utah or the u.s.? >> i think riding the u.s. is boring. china is quite exciting. >> reporter: a lot coming at you?
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>> a friend of mine from the u.s. used to be a police officer. he said riding here is like being on an all day motorcycle chase. >> reporter: no sooner had he said it and we were off. seeing it. we departed shanghai along china's east coast. and headed west into the country side. for about 90 miles. to the town near thai lake. rice let us hop on to got a sense. he actually played born to be wild unprompted. this scene was a real change from where we first met rice. as the ceo of a chinese liquor company in fendu. they make the traditional chinese liquor that is so potent, in a pinch it might be able to power one of motorcycles. wow, it's strong. >> yeah.
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>> reporter: these bikes and, well their engines, turn heads. rice spends every weekend possible riding his harley around china. it's an escape. >> i don't look like a ceo. and i don't do e-mails or text messages. i leave my phone and go. >> reporter: not thinking about work may be priceless. but this hobby comes with a hefty cost. how many harley davidsons do you sell in a year? back at the dealership, he told us he sells 300 annually. these big, gasoline powered motorcycles, are banned in 200 cities in china. for a range of reasons. including pollution concerns. but, back to the price tag. >> $100,000 u.s. dollars. >> reporter: spend $100,000 u.s. dollars for the bike here in
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china. to buy it, register it, get it on the road. >> reporter: initially import taxes triple the cost. just the license plate in shanghai can be $15,000. because registrations are limited. still, hollace gou says it is worth it. a pilot's license to fly a plane. he says this is like flying on the ground. ...that even in sunlight, doesn't look like hair color... it just looks like you. nice'n easy: color as real as you are. ialmost everything. you know, ke 1 i n 10 houses could get hit by an expensive septic disaster. but for only $7 a month, rid-x helps break down waste. avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. thanks for tnorfolk!around and i just wanted to say, geico is proud to have served the military for over 75 years! roger that. captain's waiting to give you a tour of the wisconsin now.
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downsizing your home and maybe moving to a new state. how about a new country? alan pizzey reports on americans planning to spend their golden years in italy. >> reporter: 150 years before an italian bumped into america. nestled under the imposing walls of the castle, the house and neighbors survived earthquakes and ravages of time. more than 500 years after christopher columbus set off, a an american woman heard she would buy a house in italy for as little as 15,000. >> find out when house hunters international, shakes up italy. >> they immediately started googling the town. friend thought i was crazy. i was so sure i was going to be living here. >> reporter: so carlo roberts, a male spelling of her first name. bought a plane ticket did
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columbus in reverse. looked at 13 houses in two days. then. >> walked into this one. started walking over here. i froze. and i burst out crying. i said, oh, my god this is my house the i get emotional saying it. saying my god this is my house. >> reporter: in the past three years, some 90 foreigners, majority americans have had similar if not quite so emotional experiences here. glen gainsborough, an auto body shop owner from new york saw the house hunter tv show. >> we lucked out. we got a little place. very inexpensively. something we could afford on a, on a beer budget. >> reporter: fine wine lifestyle on a beer budget. in a marked contrast to other places in it italy, the welcome mat is very much out here. the weekly sunday market is a chance to mingle with the locals and revel in the experience of
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shopping for fresh from the land fruits and vegetables. big attraction for florida native courtney mccrany who bought a house here with her mother. >> reporter: how dupe people treat you? >> they're wonderful. everyone is so friendly. everyone is so nice. they're all very generous. accommodating. >> reporter: the hospitality belies the fact that this part of italy is economically depressed with little prospect of change. i think they have made a huge mistake, this man says of the foreign community. there is nothing here. you can live quietly, but that's it. >> reporter: linda garafano who left to become an interpreter and plans to come become to live disagrees. >> the influence from people coming from abroad will keep the
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culture alive. what locals don't understand when you have your young people leave you kill the local culture. >> reporter: the migration of young people few major urban areas, punishment the city on the road to slow death. the influx of foreigners convinced the may your that he can reverse that in five years. the presence of many talented foreigners we can say will allow me to move faster he says. and add he hopes it will rejuvenate the tourism industry. it has helped the town win a $1.5 million grant to restore historical center which will ensure the preservation of gems like this fresco gracing the ceiling of the arch way. half of the crumbling complex it lead to was bought by an american for $50,000. what no one wants is to radically alter the gentle friendly lifestyle part of the hillside town. >> i think my front door is older than america, yeah. yeah. >> reporter: add that to the fact that you can walk the streets in perfect safety at any
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one neighborhood outside detroit about to be born again thanks to the tireless efforts of a determined resident. steve hartman found her story "on the road." highland park, michigan, next to detroit has all the makings of a ghost town. this was the library. this was the high school. most of the town just plain was. fortunately, one man's wasteland is another woman's blank slate. >> i just felt a space to build and do things on. >> reporter: run through your background in urban planning? >> i don't have anything in urban planning, except sitting on the porch. conjuring what i want to do on the block. >> reporter: you have a better imagination than i do. this one time school
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administrator is architect of the most unlikely redevelopment project in michigan. >> we own the lot on the corner. >> reporter: she set up a nonprofit. got donations. >> this lot too. >> reporter: started reversing the decline on her block. >> reporter: are you paying all these people? i see people working? >> a couple. most are volunteers. >> she embraces everyone. tries to uplift everyone. >> reporter: this is just some of her army. >> when she needs something done, she knows who to call. it will get done. that's why mama shoe is amazing? >> they say she will put a boot in your behind itch you don't help her. a park, after school home workhouse. basketball, volleyball, tennis courts here. green house and cafe in the garage. and much more. >> you are going to see this whole block looking like suburban blocks, grass trimmed, flowers, all that.
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that's what you will see. mama shoe is driven to do this partly for her community and a tribute to her son, jacobi. in '07, jacobi was killed by a hit-and-run driver. he is 2. and very much in his heart and on her shoulder. >> go, mommy, go. go, mommy go. >> reporter: he keeps whispering in your ear to do all this? >> all the time. >> reporter: terrible 2s. >> demanding. won't take no for an answer. that's my boy. >> reporter: the first phase which includes jakobi park will be done by fall. the rest of her plan will follow. eventually, if she has her way, the town will be reborn. >> i want it to be something infectious. other people to know what they can do to their neighborhood. they can do it. >> take it from a bubbling fountain of living proof. steve hartman on the road in highland park, michigan.
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♪ it's tuesday, july 5th, 2016, this is the "cbs morning news." journey to jupiter. breaking overnight, nasa making history sending a solar powered spacecraft into the orbit. fourth of july spectators in massachusetts got a show to remember when a barge explodes igniting all of the fire would at once. and let the battle begin. today, hillary clinton and donald trump both campaign in the battleground state of north carolina while clinton claims that his weekend tweet was


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