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good morning, america. on this friday, september 18th, a motive for murder? insight into the mind of the lab technician at yale accused of murdering annie le, for friends who were with him the day the body was found. a new era in national security, as president obama reverses the bush administration stationary defense in europe. is his new strategy enough to stop a nuclear iran? plus, a lone piece of luggage in an airport to nowhere. all paid for with millions of dollars of your money. is this what congress does in a recession? and a medical mystery tough to swallow. what doctors found lodged in a man's chest, two years after his what doctors found lodged in a man's chest, two years after his restaurant meal. captions paid for by abc, inc. and we welcome you on this friday.
good morning, america. diane sawyer with robin roberts. we're learning more about ray clark, the lab technician who has been held now on $3 million bond for the murder of yale student, annie le. >> officials are calling this a situation of workplace violence. some who new him said he was rigid about the rules. and often clashed with researchers at the lab. but so far, police are giving few details. and they say ray clark is not talking at all. david muir is outside the prison where clark is being held? >> reporter: good morning, to you. raymond clark is in this maximum security prison behind me. this, as we learned the dna evidence against clark would very well be mounting. and as some of his colleagues from that yale research laboratory come forward, saying their co-worker could, at times, be controlling. with his hands cuffed behind his back and chains around his ankles, 24-year-old raymond clark was in a new haven courtroom, where he wa arraigned for the murder of annie le. just hours earlier, fbi agents
had raced up the stairs of a motel, and straight to room 214, where clark and his father had spent the night. this morning, "the new york daily news" is reporting that the evidence is mounting against clark. and that le's dna was found on clark's clothing and body. a sign of a struggle. and there was also a green pen left at the scene, that has been traced back to raymond clark. and although the police chief in new haven has not confirmed the dna evidence, henry lee, who served as state police commissioner here, says there is no question there's been a dna match in this case. when you heard about the arrest this morning? >> yes. >> reporter: did that say to you there must have been a dna match? >> i know it was a dna match. this is a sad case. a young lady was murdered. >> reporter: and dr. lee points to the access cards, swiped to get from room-to-room in that
building. computer records show that annie le entered a small room off of the lab in the basement and never used her card again. reports say that raymond clark was swiped into that room, too. and raymond clark's co-workers have now begun to come forward, tellinpolice clark was a control freak. who viewed the lab and the mice as his territory. and abc news has learned that clark had expressed his frustration over dirty mice cages. but officials have not given a motive. two of raymond clark's high school friends told me, he was a popular baseball and football player, friendly. but they are aware of the reported evidence. when you heard the mound of evidence, now -- >> i'm torn. i think so highly of ray. and to think of him doing something like that is -- you know. i don't know. >> reporter: hard to reconcile? >> yeah. >> reporter: raymond clark's friends who played softball with him the day that annie le's body
disappeared, said he seemed perfectly normal. >> showed up with his parents. seen ray before games. you know? warm up. crack a couple jokes. talk about sports. and that's about it. >> reporter: we've also learned that softball game, and fair that ray clark attended, the visits to his parents' house, were all being followed. there was talk of dna evidence, all because of the information they were able to glean from the swipe cards that put raymond clark and annie le in the same parts of the building, that room off of the lab in the basement. very key, robin. >> and you know, the arrest warrant has not been made public, which is a bit unusual. but there may be a reason for that? >> reporter: yeah. there is speculation. there's been a report here locally, that that could be because there's more arrests coming. i have to tell you, the police chief maintains he believes there was one killer in this case. we know raymond clark's fiancee,
his sister and brother-in-law, also worked in that lab. but the police chief said he had no reason to believe that any of them knew of this crime. >> all right, david muir. thanks so much. we switch gears, now. big headlines this morning. president obama's decision to change the bush administration's planned missile defense shield in easternurope. a stationary ield. defense secretary robert gates says they have a better strategy to defend against any potential strike from iran. and abc senior white house correspondent, jake tapper, ads us off. jake? >> reporter: good morning, diane. that's right. president obama announced a defense pls, just as a report indicates,s, iran may have enou information to build a nuclear bomb. in a secret report obtained by the associated press, the top nuclear watchdog, says iran has sufficientnt information to bui a nuclear bomb. and is likely to overcome problems on developing a missile to deliver it. ough the watchdog, in an
official statement, says it has no evidence of iran's nuclear weapons program, the report squares with u.s. intelligence on iran's capabilities. >> iran is developing nuclear capacity. at a fairly rapid clip. they have been doing so for quite some time. >> reporter: iranian president, mahmoud ahmadinejad, told nbc, quote, we don't need such a weapon. he insists iran is only working on an enriched uranium program for peaceful reasons. still, that news broke, just as president obama was announcing he's dramatically changing the missile defense system in europe. >> our new missile defense architecture in europe will provide stronger, smarter and shifted defenses of america's forces and america's allies. >> reporter: president obama plans to replace president bush's plan for interceptors in poland and the radar system in the czech republic, with more mobile missiles on ships in the sea. and throughout europe. the pentagon says the decision
is based on intelligence, indicating iran is struggling in its intercontinental missile program. but building many more short-range and medium-range missiles than had been anticipated. this is a better way to protect allies, they say. but critics have questions. >> how many times ve the, quote, intelligence estimates been wrong? dated back to and including the cold war. >> reporter: but it's not just republicans criticizing the president's decision. one of the president's top allies in the senate, claire mccaskill of missouri, a democrat, issued a statement saying she had concerns about the administration's, quote, abrupt decision. she noted in july, the senate unanimously said that the system in europe should also protect threats to the united states and not just europe. diane? >> all right, jake. our thanks to you. for "the bottom line," let's go to abc's chief washington correspondent, host of "this week," george stephanopoulos. george, what about this argument
that this is not only something that makes the world me unsafe, if there's a potential nuclear missile from iran. but also, it's a concession to the russians that never liked the idea of that stationary shield near their border? >> boy, the administration officials vehemently deny that, especially defense secretary gates, who is no fan of russia. they they this is all about iran. intelligence showed that iran is not making progress on the long-range missiles. but is building hundreds of these shorter-range missiles. that the new system is designed to combat. but it is also true, diane, that the administration needs russia to crack down on iran with sanctions. right now, russia is reluctant to do that. and i think there is a hope that russia may be more willing to cooperate in cracking down on iran if that happens. and that affects a third, important country, israel. if russia is willing to join in the sanctions against iran, then the administration hopes that israel might be willing to put off any possible military strike against the iranian program. >> you mentioned the
intelligence. but we heard john mccain just say, that intelligence is so often wrong. and even members of the president's own party, as jake said, claire mccaskill, democrat, have expressed lot of worry about this change. why is he doing it now? anothecontentious issue, now? >> first of all, he wanted to get it done before the g-20 meets. and before the iranian talks begin on october 1st. secondly, the administration argue that this new system will actual lly be in place much mor quickly. you can have the missile defense systems up in the next couple of years, rather than waiting five or six years. >> i also want to ask you about something in a happened yesterday. speaker nancy pelosi was at a press conference talking. and suddenly, she was asked about the tone of the debate on a number of issues, and what she considers the witt rvitriolic t
president obama. and it reminded her in the '70s, before san francisco mayor, harvey milk, was murdered. and here's what she said. and what happened. >> i have concerns about some of the language being used because i saw this myself in the late '70s in san francisco. this kind of rhetoric, was very frightening. climate in which we -- violence took place. >> very emotional moment for nancy pelosi. she was close to the mayor, george misconey. republicans said she crossed the line there. likening opposition to assassination. it wasn't her intention. it was an emotional moment for her. the white house wishes this would all go away. they want to tamp down this entire debate, not rile it up. >> it was mayor marscone, of
course. and you have president obama on this sunday? >> it's the first time he's been on. we're going to talk about health care. this big decision in iran. we're asking viewers to send in questions on abcnews.com. hundreds are coming in. >> thanks to you, george. chris cuomo, at the newsdesk. other news from iran this morning. >> good morning, everybody. a stunning sight on the treats of tehran. a pro-palestinian rally became a site of unrest. tens of thousands of protesters clashed. armed police were out in force. and things did get violent. at one point, hard-line demonstrators attacked the reformist, stripping him of his turban. now, wall streeters may be getting a serious pay cut. "the wall street journal" is reporting that the new proposal would give the fed power to reject any pay package rewards for risky behavior. the salary of everyone, from
executives on down could be affected. a final proposal still weeks away. it would not require congressional approval. a former kentucky high school football coach has been cleared of charges in a landmark case. he was accused of causing the death of a 15-year-old player by ordering a strenuous workout on a hot, summer day. eric horng reports from louisville. >> we, the jury, find the defendant, not guilty. >> reporter: the acquittal of jason stinson tears. and the mother of the player who died, in anguish. >> our objective is, that this doesn't happen to another child or to another family. >> reporter: it was on a 94-degree day last summer, that coach stinson ordered his team to do extra sprints. witnesses said boys were vomited and crying. but said stinson was unrelenting, hurling insults to those who stopped running. >> was this boot camp? was this the nfl? what lessons was he teaching
these kids? >> reporter: sophomore max bill pin collapsed. his temperature soaring to 109 degrees. an assistant called 911. >> he's just overheated. and we've got water on him. he's responsive. >> are you with him right now? >> yes. i'm trying to control his breathing. >> reporter: gilpin died three days later. but the defense said stinson's coaching had nothing to do with the boy's death. the teenager had been takinged aer adderall, for adhd. and players testified they were given water before running. >> we have the first country to indict a coach for homicide, involving practice. >> reporter: stinson still faces a civil lawsuit, filed by gilpin's parents. but for now, this verdict may be the coach's most important win. for "good morning america," eric horng, abc news, louisville, kentucky. finally here, in the newscast, a hole in one, tough enough when there's no pressure. how about when a million bucks
is on the line? check this out. 34-year-old jason hargett, nailed his once-in-a lifetime shot, in utah. hargett celebrated and ran all over the course. the decorum, not what you usually see. >> look in the background there. >> put the circle on him. look at him. very amazing story here. he was a last-minute substitute. he wasn't going to play because he had a sore wrist. he had to play with husband brother's xluns and look at him there. very reversed. we think he was excited about the moment. >> and he texted his wife. your life has just changed. >> she text ba, you're kidding me. >> take out the garbage. >> thanks, chris. good to have you back, sam. >> that's a nice friday morning story. good morning, everyone. we're going to start with day four of heavy, constant rain in the deep south. we'll look at it again from memphis, to little rock. we had water rescues in alabama. some cases of alabama, 6 inches of rain in 18 hours.
we had some evacuations in rutherford valley, tennessee. this is problematic with the rainfall. the problem is it doesn't go away. and it continues through the weekend. this low stays in place. from memphis to nashville, another two to four inches of rain this weekend. a trouble zone. we have beautiful weather around the great lakes, the northern plains. the midwest, really, cincinnati at 78 degrees. cleveland, 72. boston, new york, 72, 76. the last weekend of summer, by the way. we're showing off great temperatures.
>> a very good morning, brian van de graaff here and 59 degrees in maryland. it is pretty overcast this morning. it will stay that way for a while. take a look at our maps, clos will give way to partial sunshine as the afternoon wears on and we will be warmer and in the upper 70's. tonight we are in the 50's and 60's but the weekend will be nice with sunshine it's been a summer of big heat out west. there's more of that. we'll talk about that in the next half hour. >> summer ends this weekend? >> yeah. officially, fall starts like next tuesday. >> a moment of silence. all right. now, a look at where the $787 billion in government stimulus money is going. we've been trying to keep track of it for you. and you're not going to like this. some itty-bitty airports are getting federal dollars by the
planeload. our senior congressional correspondent, jonathan karl, has more on that. >> reporter: welcome to the greenbriar valley airport, gateway to the greenbriar valley resort. a place where the rooms start at 500 bucks a night. the airport is about to get $2 million of stimulus funds to spruce up the terminal building. there's only two commercial right theres a day, like this one, at the greenbrier airport. and on arch, those planes only have three to nine passengers. and on this flight, the airport workers load a single piece of luggage. there are two pilots and two passengers. your tax dollars keep this airport in business. in addition to the stimulus money, the federal government subsidizes commercial flights here to the tune of about $562 per passenger. locals say the money is well spent. >> the most important thing we can have is an easier way for
guests to get to the greenbrier. it doesn't befit just the greenbrier. it benefits the entire region. >> reporter: in alaska, millions of dollars are going to airports that make the greenbrier look like o'hare. the ouzinkie just hit the jackpot with $15 million. that's $100,000 for each of the town's 150 residents. even though there's another airport just half an hour away. >> that's a lot of money. it happened. >> reporter: it happened after the state applied to the faa for its piece of the stimulus pie. several other tiny alaska airports got money, as well. >> our rural citizens have the same needs as our urban citizens. and we are not the -- in a position tjudge which are more important. >> reporter: but critics call them airports to nowhere. the most famous is the john murtha airport in western pennsylvania. a monument to powerful
democratic congressman, john murtha. it has received more that $17 million in federal money over several years. when we visited murtha airport earlier this year, the place looked like a ghost town. we have rented a car. but the hertz counter is as derted as the rest of the airport. so, we placed a call. and we're told that a hertz representative will be coming from downtown johnstown to give us the key for our vehicle, which we believe is parked out in the parking lot. we eventually got our car. and murtha airport got another $800,000 in stimulus money. just yesterday, the senate had a chance to strip money from the murtha airport. it was an amendment offered by republican jim demint, that would have ended the $1.4 million in annual subsidies that that airport gets for its flights to washington, d.c. but the amendment, diane and robin, was rejected by a vote. so, thanks to your tax dollars, the murtha airport lives on. >> a lonely trip out there, jon.
all those airports. it really is eye-opening. thank you so much. and coming up, did kidnapping suspect, phil garrido, abduct another little girl more than 20 years ago? her best friend who saw it all, joins us live, in an "gma" exclusive. and she predicted the current recession and says here headed for another collapse. one of wall street's most influential analysts will join one of wall street's most influential analysts will join us live. but 5 minutes ago i took symbicort and symbicort is already helping significantly improve my lung function. so today, i've noticed a significant difference in my breathing. and i'm doing more of what i want to do. so we're clear, it doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. my doctor said symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it.
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we are following a developing story, the search is on for a carjacking suspect led police on a chase through virginia into maryland. the entire time, the woman he allegedly carjack was inside the car. matt brock has the story. >> it ended in oxon hill in a crash. >> all i know, i was sitting there. >> it started in another state in a parking lot of a target.
a woman was carjacked. >> police say it was somebody in a green card. . >> the brother-in-law says he was on the phone with her and she sounded odd. he searched for in the parking lot and he found her and the attacker who tried to block the car. >> she was trying to mouth something to me. she looked ok. i wasn't sure. he then took off. >> he followed them. along the way, he called the woman's husband and police. >> he never slowed down. >> he tried to escape. the chase ended in a crash and the carjacker got away on foot. we will have the latest on that story today at noon.
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the expression on traders' faces said it all at the height of the financial crisis. but now, the dow has soared 3,000 points from its low in march. and the fed chair says the recession is likely over. but not so fast says a wall street analyst who predicted the crisis in the first place. and you're going to be hearing from her. we say tgif. alongside diane, i'm robin. >> she's been called a kind of oracle on wall street. shell say what she sees ahead right now. and what you should do. that's ahead. but first, in h half hour, police in antioch, california, may have found evidence at the home of phillip garrido, the man accused of holding jaycee dugard captive for 18 years. they're searching for clues in the disappearance of two other young girls in the late '80s. and police say search dogs have zeroed in on a spot on garrido's property.
our brian rooney has the details. >> reporter: investigators brought in six cadaver-sniffing dogs. and two of them hit on the same patch of dirt on phillip garrido's property. >> the first dog was tentative on its indication. the second dog was more direct and very -- indicating very quickly. >> reporter: so far, they've used bulldozers, chain saws, ground-penetrating radar. even searched on hands and knees. they've hauled away truckloads of junk and debris, while also searching the inside of garrido's home. but they are likely to start digging where the dogs may have smelled something. >> it's an open-ground area. we're going to run the x-ray equipment over it. and we'll eventually be digging in that location. >> reporter: they're looking for any sign that garrido kidnapped ma kayla garecht in 1988. police see similarities between those cases and the abduction of
jaycee dugard, who spent 18 yearin captivity, and had 2 daughters with her kidnapper, garrido. photos taken from the county building department, show how much debris garrido collected. it may be helpful. >> phillip garrido was a horder. that gives them some hope that if he had anything ha belonged to michaela, it still may b be there. >> reporter: the search continues today. and investigators are keeping gn mind the posbility that evidence collected here, may be linked to the cases of other missing children. for "good morning america," brian rooney, abc news, antioch, california. now, when 9-year-old michaela garecht, was kidnapped in 1988, her best friend witnessed the whole thing. that friend is katrina rodriguez. and she's joining us this morning in a "gma" exclusive. thank you for being with us this morning.
>> good morning. >> when you saw the picture of jaycee dugard next to michaela, what did you think? >> i couldn't help but think she looked remarkably like michaela. i put michaela kind of in her shoes and imagined that it was michaela. brought back all these feelings of just excitement. little bit of guilt. sadness. >> almost 21 years later. but the memory of you as a 9-year-old girl in that parking lot with your friend is fresh. you remember what happened. >> yes. >> you came out of the store. you were looking for your scooters. just like any 9-year-olds out there, having fun. what happened when you turned to find your scooters? >> michaela discovered first that one of them was missing. and we kind of split up to look for them. and she let me know she had found it. as i bent down to pick up the other scooter, i heard screaming.
and i looked up. i saw her being picked up by a man and shoved into the car that he was driving. and it all happened very quickly. but in my mind, it took ten minutes. it was just so slow-motion. but he pulled out of his parking spot. pulled out of the parking lot. by the time he got to the street, i became unfrozen. and decided to run in and tell somebody. that's when the clerk called 911. >> two things that stayed with you. the car you saw him get in. stop at a stop sign. when you heard about the car that took jaycee dugard, it was a lightbulb for you. >> yes. i saw a sketch of the car that was used in her kidnapping. i saw that on the news. and i called michaela's mother and said, oh, my goodness. have you seen this? have we considered him as a suspect because the car looks so similar to michaela's
kidnapper's car. the shape is remarkably like it, in my memory. and since then, i've seen photographs. actual video footage of the car being pulled away. and still, i think the shape of the car looks like michaela's kidnapper's car. >> the car and the look in his eyes. you said he won't forget the look he gave you that day, the man who took your friend. what do you see in phil garrido's eyes? >> i see that same intensity. that creepy look that -- i don't think i'll ever forget. >> it's difficult, right? because you want answers. you want to know what happened to your friend. but what do your head and your heart tell you about whether or not this man could be the same man that you saw that day so many years ago? >> that's a tough one. i want closure so badly, that i would love for it to be him.
i am certain that he should be looked at as a suspect because of my reaction to his photo and all of the other similarities in the cases. at this time, i can't say for certain that he kidnapped her. >> but you remember that car. you remember that look, right? >> yes. >> and you remember this whole thing. it was 20 years ago. but to you, it's not the same 20 years that it would be for anybody else. >> no. it's been difficult at times. i'm thankful that i've had the life i have had. and the normalcy that i have had. i was able to go to college, have children, get married. and that's something michaela probably hasn't had. >> well, appreciating the life we have is a gift, no matter how it comes to us. answers. i hope you get your and i thank you very much for talking to us today. >> thank you.
it's 36 minutes past the hour now. let's get some weather. >> our headline in weather, continues to be all the heavy rain in the deep south. we'll show you pictures out of rutherford, tennessee. 18 families were evacuated due to high water. there's livestock in the area, floating in water up to their necks. we're talking about five to eight inches of rain in a matter of days. 6 inches of rain in alabama in 18 hour 37s this is constant rain that will continue. the cutoff low is not attached to anything that might move it in some direction. and it continues to wanderer in the deep south. all the way to atlanta. and late their weekend, it will spread toward the eastern seaboard. and a little north, as well. it spreads out. but it doesn't really go anywhere. at least into the first part of next week. we're talking about this beautiful sunshine. and it's been a warm summer out
west. boise at 90 degrees. and doo the deep south. san francisco joins in low 60's outside this morning. through the afternoon, sunshine will eventually break through. we will be in the upper all that weather was brought to you by royal caribbean cruise line. oh, robin? >> o can i doak can i, samuel. and next, is the housing markets headed for another tumble? the expert who predicted the tumble? the expert who predicted the current crisis, joins us live.
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missed it. first lady of wall street. they go on and on. a kind of prophet, they say she is. and she's ceo of the meredith whitney advisory group. oracle, prophet. big names. >> that's scary. the other one has to be lower. >> you did call it. you called it when others didn't see it. let's begin today with what others are saying. ben bernanke, chairman of the fed has said, even from a technical perspective, the recession is very likely over at this point, it will be a weak economy. and th, warren buffett, the other oracle of omaha, said this -- >> i think the odds are very much against getting significantly worst. it's sort of plateaued at the bottom right now. i haven't been able to tell if it's a week, a month or six months. but we are on the mend. >> we are on the mend. it's over now. what do you say? are you right? >> i was just with warren buffett out at that conference in california.
he's an eternal optimist. and i think there's a lot to be optimistic about, in terms of resourcibleness. from a year ago's perspective, it was a panic mode situation. i think the greatest thing accomplished during that time was the security of our deposits within the deposit system. they raised the insurance level from $100,000 to $250,000. the panic is gone. from the technical standpoint, all that means is we have a quarter that comes out of negative gdp growth. what none of those people are saying is that we come roaring back. and it's difficult to see that. with so much contraction in capital still. it's still difficult to get a mortgage. it's difficult to get a credit card loan, for main street. i talk about what goes on an main street. >> let's talk about main street and what it means not to come roaring back. you have actually said, you see a 25% potential drop in housing.
drop in housing? >> yep. there's a log jam here. the houses that are moving are the low-end, distressed moving. you find a bargain. for the same reason you're not going to a high-end store. you're going to walmart to get a bargain. you're getting bargain there's. the high-end hasn't moved. there's enormous inventory in stock. and from a basic perspective, before 1994, the number of americans that owned a home was 64%. that booned to 70%. and now, it's around 67%. so, all that i am saying if you normalize it back to 64%, 65%, you see at least a 25% drop. >> everybody at home is saying, okay. what do i do? if it's going to be another drop in housing prices? wait to buy a house? what do you do if you want to sell a house right now? >> it depends on where you live. i don't know if california real estate has bottomed. i suspect the degrees of decline have moderated. but it will still decline
further. southern florida is a real problem. and there are other areas in the country that are real problems. you also have to add on state and local government funding, which exacerbates that because tax rates go up. house prices -- houses look less desirable in those areas. >> you're saying be cautious, still, for a good while. >> i don't think you want to be speculating on a lot of real estate these days. >> 300 more banks -- not the big ones, but you think the medium and small ones. 300 more can fail after 109 have already failed? >> that soundsalarming. that's not as alarming as it sounds. in the last cycle, there were 18,000 banks. today, there are just over 8,000 banks. you're going to have several hundred banks fail. i think the government had it right to the extent that they protected the 19 big banks. this is a double-edged sword. they protect the banks that have the dominant market share with so much lending in the country. the flipside is, when those
leaders don't want to lend, it's difficult to get a loan. >> if the world is be cautious about investing in too much real estate right now, what's your other top, top advice for everybody at home right now? whether on the banking front or anywhere else. >> i think the rules of the credit card industry are going to change dramatically. the government is proposing a lot of changes through which it's going to make lending difficult for the banks that provide credit card mroons so, what that means is, you have to wean yourself from the dependency on credit cards. your rate is going to go up. >> two, top things. be careful about real estate. and watch out on the credit cards because the numbers are going to go up. >> live off of what you have, not what you aspire to have. >> right. and don't get too optimistic too fast, as meredith whitney this morning. by the way, you should know, she and warren buffett both had
puppup puper paper routes when they were young. she made more money. >> there's a difference between if you deliver by bike or by foot. >> you bought out other markets in your neighborhood. you bought out other people. >> i did. >> that's what you do when you're meredith whitney. good to see you. thanks for being here. good to see you. thanks for being here. we'll be back. w ... looks good. oks... just trying to look our best. eh, gonna take more than looks. from what i hear, ms. haskins is a toughy. oh, we had a good breakfast so we're ready. gonna be another great year, huh guys?! you bet your 8 layers! yeah! long-distance high 5! oh, careful! hey, watch it. start the school year with an excellent source of fiber. a clinical study showed kids who had a filling breakfast... of kellogg's® frosted mini-wheats® cereal... had 11% better attentiveness... compared to kids who missed out on breakfast. ( shouts ) keeps 'em full. keeps 'em focused.
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>> live, and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. good friday morning. welcome back everybody. i am alison starling with your local update. let's look at traffic and weather. >> we are dealing with a bit of a problem on the virginia beltway on the outer loop after braddock road, there is a truck spilling sledge. there is a car wreck on 270 northbound before you get to the truck scales. we are starting to build volume heading north on 270. south bend has the typical delays heading toward the beltway. it is better after a rock bill. -- rockville.
>> we have cloud cover out there and high pressure is starting to sink in and will scatter the clouds, eventually. this afternoon, the temperatures will be in the upper 70's. you can see the clouds are abundant out there. the lunchtime hour, it is fairly gray and through the afternoon, the sunshine will come through and the temperatures will climb to the upper 70's. starting today, you can apply for an absentee -- absentee ballot or virginia elections. the deadline to vote absentee is october 31. first lady michelle obama hoped to drum up more votes for the health care reform bill. she will give a speech how it will affect families later this morning. it will focus on women. we will have another news update at 8:25.
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coming up. wolfgang puck is here. it makes your fridays. he's going to make lemon mustard chicken. >> oh, yeah. >> and bread pudding, covers with berries. it's part of our come together campaign, organizing dinners around the country to feed people that need help right now. beginning with chris cuomo and the news. chris? >> thank you very much. good morning, again, everyone. the man charged with killing a yale university medical student is being held on $3 million bail this morning. details of the evidence against lab technician, raymond clark are coming out. clothing found hidden in a ceiling contain dna from clark and annie le. and sources say clark was caught trying to cover his tracks, by hiding blood-spattered cleaning equipment, even as investigators milled through the lab. so far, officials are only saying they believe this is a case of workplace violence. but there is a report that
authorities are going to make additional rests. president obama is getting mixed reviews for his decision to scrap a missile defense plan in europe. this morning, russian vice president vladimir putin applauded the move. but here at home, republicans are slamming the mission, saying that it puts the u.s. in a position of weakness. time may be running out for the u.s. to revive middle east peace talks. u.s. envoy george mitchell is heading home, after failure to get the israelis and palestinians back to the negotiating table. mitchell had been hoping to arrange a meeting between both sides and president obama in new york next week. now, to a medical mystery no more. a north carolina man is breathing easier after being virtually house-bound, suffering from a slew of ailments, until doctors found something very unusual inside of him. here's jeremy hubbard with the story. >> reporter: for two years, doctors couldn't figure out what
was wrong with john manley. >> i was spitting up blad. >> reporter: finally, doctors at duke university hospital, discovered the problem. a foreign object in his lung. it was an inch and a half long. and it looked like the piece of a plastic utensil. when they cleaned it off, they were shocked. >> my assistants they were working with me. they started spelling out the letters. an "a" and "m." it was the word hamburger. this was a surprise to all of us. >> reporter: john had inhaled a large chunk of a utensil when eating at a wendy's. he didn't feel anything. but does have a habit of wolfing his food. >> i eat quickly. i come from a big family. you ate fast if you wanted your food. >> reporter: manley hasn't decided whether to contact wendy's about it. he is expected to make a full recovery.
>> i'm glad to get it out of me. go back to a normal life. >> reporter: and you can bet he will chew his food a little more carefully in the future. for "good morning america," jeremy hubbard, abc news, new york. >> we're just happy he's okay. that's the news at 8:04. it's time for the weather. sam champion. do you think that will work with my kids if i say, don't eat so fast. you'll inhale a spoon. >> chris, i'm sorry. as soon as you said, sam, do you think -- the audience cheers and that's it. i couldn't hear a word. first of all, let's get it out of our systems. hello, everybody. [ cheers ] okay. and then, chris, what did you >> sam, the answer to the question, do i think? should have been no. that's what you should have said. >> really. >> i said, do you think i should try that on my kids and say, don't eat so fast. you'll inhale a spoon? >> no. i think it's a good caution to everybody. when you hear it, you're like wow, that can really happen? yes, chris. i think you should use that at home. >> thanks, sam.
>> there, we're done. we got it all in. now, we have no time for weather. it's nice to see you. live shot out of atlanta. our favorite station in atlanta is wsb. we're looking at the fog and the rain there. i'm sorry you're headed for a sloppy weekend. here's one or two places that aren't, though. we have big heat going on out west. and the western warmup will continue throughout the weekend. also, l.a. is going up toward the 90-degree territory. it's very warm. and very dry. all of that rain, mississippi, >> last weekend of summer. it will be gorgeous. we do have clouds out there. it is cool in places. yesterday, we only made it to 67 degrees. typically, it is 79 degrees. we anticipate thicker clouds.
we should see temperatures climbing into so, this is matthew. matthew, who is coming up next? >> diane. >> very good. >> matthew, i like the way you did that. coming up right now, calling all insomniacs, therapist paul mckenna is here. and he's written a book called "i can make you sleep." 70 million of us with problems. he says what he has written, holds the secrets to a great night's sleep. he'll tell us why. first, take a look at two people who decided to put the book to the test. meet denise and patrick. two, different people. two, different homes, suffering with the same problem, insomnia. >> i don't remember the last time i actually went to bed. and woke up in the morning, without waking up in the middle of the night. >> reporter: their last hope, a
new book, "i can make you sleep," with techniques and tips. even a hypnosis cd. >> i'm hoping that the techniques in this book are going to work because i'm tired. >> hopefully, i will sleep through the night. and hopefully, i won't be up to record another message at 3:30 in the morning. >> okay. that's what time it is. i went to bed at 10:00. and now, i'm up. i'm going to try to listen to the cd again. and try to go back to sleep. >> reporter: it's often a struggle. >> i just realized it's after 2:00. no more coffee for the day. it makes me sad a little bit. >> i want coffee so bad. but i'm not allowed. >> reporter: it takes practice and patience, and a few life changes. >> more exercise equals more sleep. okay. ellipticals, here i come. >> pretty groggy from last
night. going to try to make some changes today. go get some curtain rods. put up curtains. make the bedroom nice and dark. >> i did wake up in the middle of the night at one point. however, instead of staying awake for an hour or two, i used one of the techniques recommended by paul, which is to count backwards from 300. and i fell asleep pretty quickly thereafter. i'm feeling pretty optimistic. >> and paul mckenna joins us here. >> lovely to be here. >> you checked back in. they've been more than a week. how is it going? >> it's going well. they're sleeping now seven hours a night. what's really interesting, diane, is the quality of sleep's improved. patrick has the gone on a scale of one to ten, the quality of his sleep when he was speeping was six. it's not eight out of ten. denise, her quality of sleep was two out of ten. it's now eight out of ten. >> am i right that you say
tackle it initially, with tackling the anxiety you feel that you won't sleep. that some of the practical things are a way of allaying the anxiety first. >> the exercise cleans out the stress toxins and makes you a bit tired. and help to reset the body clock, if you like. >> no caffeine after 2:00. that 4:00 pepper-upper, no more? >> that's right. a lot of people drink caffeine too late. also, they stress themselves by watching an action movie too night. creating too much adrenaline in their system. >> and keeping the bedroom dark. you say get up a half hour earlier, at least in the beginning. a half hour, does it make that much difference? >> you would think the simple thing like this wouldn't. but the overwhelming edence from the medical research, it was one, simple thing that made a huge difference to a lot of people. it's the same way, keeping the
bedroom dark. american research has shown that. the amount of light in the bedroom affects the quality of sleep. >> and no naps? no naps. >> if you don't have an insomnia problem, you can nap in the day. if you are having disrupted sleep, if you nap in the day, your body's getting rest. it won't let you sleep well at night because you're partially rested. >> and sleep cycle is varied, too. you have a cd. >> yes. >> they with put on. we'll hear just a tiny bit of it here to get a sense. >> listen to this cd when you go to sleep. this mind-programming process of transis not theame as sleep. but it leads very easily to sleep. >> you go on like this. and eventually, people -- >> relax. >> relax. >> i help people to slow their businey mind. and help them to relax the story. and that medication or a bedtime
story, is conducive to sleep. >> you said in scandinavia, they had a sort of 911 call for insomni insomniacs. >> a hypnotist would recorded a phone line. and what happened was, the amount of prescription medication for sleeping problems, nationally, reduced, which shows the power of the hypnosis can have. >> how do you feel about the medications? >> i'm pro-medication. i think first of all, we have to have any questions of medication, consult your doctor. some people need medication in the short term to help them through difficult time or say with jet lag. most doctors will agree that taking massive amounts long-term, has side effects. >> big problem in this book. "i can make you sleep." how long does it usually take to kick in? >> some people will notice a difference in the first few days. i say, give it about 28 days to
be absolutely sure that your life has changed for the better. the thing is, when you sleep well, your health is definitely going to improve. your moods will be better. and not only that, you'll have more stamina. you'll be more efficient. so, basically, a good night's sleep, equals a healthier, happier life. >> there it is. a promise. a commitment. you can read an excerpt at abcnews.com. good to see you. >> thank you, diane. coming up next, are debit cards better than credit cards? we'll take you through the pros and cons of your life. that's ahead. so i couldn't always do what i wanted to do. but 5 minutes ago i took symbicort and symbicort is already helping significantly improve my lung function. so today, i've noticed a significant difference in my breathing. and i'm doing more of what i want to do. so we're clear, it doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. my doctor said symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections,
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diane. you just get ready for it again. "dancing with the stars" is back. debit cards fastly becoming a favorite way for americans to pay for purchases. in 2008, 28 million purchases for made, beating out credit cards by 7 million. so, are debit cards a better way to pay? mellody hobson breaks it down for us. give us the pros and cons of using a debit card? >> the pros are obvious. the idea that a debit card is safer than walking around with a wad cash. there's no question about it. typically, a debit card helps you limit your spending and helps you stay on budget. and the other thing i like about debit cards is you don't wrack up a ton of debt. you're not paying interests for years. >> what about liability protection? is that another pro? i would imagine so. >> that actually is.
the federal government has some mandates about your liability if you lose a debit card. first, if you lose a card and you report it within 48 hours of a loss, you're generally only liable for about $50 of any kind of fraudulent purchases that might be made. after 48 hours, however, things change. so, after 48 hours, that liability can go up to $500. and if you wait to say, for example, you get your statement and you don't report something fraudulent until 60 days after your receive your statement, you can become completely liable for everything that was charged fraudulently. now, there are some caveats. and one is some cards have zero liability whatsoever. meaning that, let's say, for instance, your card was in your possession. and someone gets your number and goes online and buys a bunch of things. in those situations, you're not liable at all. or if there's a breach of information at a retailer, you wouldn't be liable.
but if you have your card in your possession and someone takes money out of your account, using your p.i.n. number, the bank says that's your fault because you gave them the p.i.n. number or had it in a place that wasn't safe. and you'll be totally liable. >> really. there's some upside to the debit card. but there are other downsides to it, as well. what are those? >> the one downside that is absolutely clear is, regardless of if you're using a deb card or a credit card, we spend more with plastic than when we have cold, hard cash. and generally, 12% to 18% more. that's a real negative. the other negative, and this is my real pet peeve, with debit cards and with banks. is that many banks extend to us what's called overdraft protection. so, they allow us to buy something that exceeds the amount of money that we have in our account. and it's really like a line of credit. now, they're not doing this to be nice.
there's a fee involved. and that fee typically runs about $35. so, let's say, for instance, you're buying a $5 hamburger and you don't have the money in your account, the hamburger ends up costing you $40. and last year, banks wracked up $27 billion in fees just from overdraft protection wh debit cards. >> how much money? >> $27 billion. >> are there ways that we can avoid overdraft fees? >> yes. okay. so, the first thing, which i think is really important, is to opt out. if your bank has extended that privilege to you, you say i don't want it. the downside is, if you don't have the money in your account, that charge is going to be declined. $35 fee. better than paying that so, declining is a good idea. the other thing is to keep cash cushion in your account so that can't happen. there's another area that you want to be careful.
many banks will have a transaction fee, 50 cents to $1. you want to check on that before you sign up for a debit card. that's an unnecessary expense, as well. >> good advice, mellody. have a great weekend in chicago. you can find out more of her tips on our website, abcnews.com. "fame" coming up next. woman: a great game time party requires plenty of cheez-it crackers. - wow-- fancy. - thanks. with unbeatable prices on all the flavors of cheez-it-- game time costs less at walmart. save money. live better. walmart. game time costs less at walmart. no additives. no artificial ingredients. select harvest from campbell's
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. good morning. i am doug mckelway. time for a look at traffic and weather. joe conway is filling in for lisa baden today. >> there was a crash reported on6 eastbound as you make your way towards nutley street. the cars have pulled into the safety zone. you're showing -- you are slowing down of of 123. the other accident is on 270 before the truck scales. the through lanes are open. southbound slowing down. northbound, you're delays have cleared up for the most part. things are in pretty good shape after rockville. >> we're looking pretty nice for the weekend. it will take a while for the clouds to burn off.
the temperatures will warm off -- the temperatures will warm up. there will be a another batch of refreshing air. outside, here we have gray skies overhead, 65 degrees. temperatures will climb. it will be 78 degrees. it will be 50's degrees this morning -- tomorrow morning. our next chance for any storm system will not be until early next week. >> thank you. we will be back.
second that was going by. >> it took 11 minutes. engine 39 from pohick should have come first. there were only two firefighters on duty, but there were on an ambulance call. the truck from the old town bowie station finally arrived with only two men on board. neighbors used a garden hose to save the house. there are more budgetary problems. all live burris will be closed on sundays beginning october 5 -- all libraries will be closed on sundays beginning october 5. the martin luther king library will be opened on sunday. michele obama is helping to get the word out about a new farmers' market. it opened yesterday. the first lady was there. she recently planted a vegetable
garden at the white house. >> i have learned that when my family eats fresh food, healthy food, it affects how we feel, how we get through the day. >> this was used to announce 86 grants to support local farmers markets nationwide. this is opened every -- the section of the vermont avenue will be shut down. they will add more meeting to the deal announced veterans memorial. organizers are trying to fight photographs of every name that is etched on the wall. a new visitors' center will be built near the mall. we will have another update at 8:56.
♪ i'm going to make it to heaven light up the sky ♪ ♪ like a flame fame ♪ ♪ i'm going to live forever baby remember my name ♪ yeah. the classic movie and super talented, energetic cast, proving that inspiring music will live forever. thank you, all, for being here. ank you very much. >> thank you. >> love you. and just so you know, i have found my new hair style. that -- i'm going to -- that's it right there. can you get a shot? can we get a shot up there? upstairs? upstairs? go up. push in. push in. push in. >> there it is. >> backstage. right there. there you go. keep going. there you go. >> guitar. guitar. >> lead guitar. that's it.
>> robin, i get it. now, they like it for me. now, they like it -- why? don't answer. please, don't answer. don't tell me. and we've got wolfgang. >> we have wolfgang puck here. he's going to make mustard lemon chicken. chris is out with him because, of course, it's all part of our helping to feed people around the country, who need a little extra help right now. we'll tell you more about how you can join in and do that, too. but look who is standing behind sam champion. >> good morning to you. the last time that you joined us on the show, you were just getting ready to be a mid season replacement. >> uh-huh. >> and youad a lot of stuff going on. >> it's coming back to me, yes. >> the show took off. it was phenomenal. >> i can't remember when i had a cond season of anything. don't look at my resume too closely. you'll see a list of failed television programs.
we're back for a second season. >> we're talking about "castle" is the show. i've been telling you everything about it. susan sullivan is playing your mom. how great is that? >> she's so wonderful. comic timing, absolutely genius. >> and the show feels that. u have incredible chemistry that you've developed, that doesn't seem to be anywhere in television or films. so, what's going to happen this season? do you hold her off? do you bring her in? >> when we left off last season, castle drew the line. he felt he knew better. he betrayed her trust. now, he has to work on gaining her trust back. >> hi. >> we don't want you to miss any of the show. >> no. it's all good. >> he has to work on gaining that trust back. and making sure everything's copacetic. trying to get back to where things were. >> i will be there every night. by the way, you have a great
leadoff night. this monday, at 10:00, right after "dancing with the stars." >> monday night, at 10:00. >> i'll tweet you my ideas for the upcoming season. you can ignore me. it's okay. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on this morning we want you to know about before you head out for your weekend. nathan, it's the last weekend of summer. who knew? >> what? >> if you don't get it done now, you don't get it done in sucher. it's very warm on the west coast. looks like southern california and the deserts fill up with warmth. then, look at the rain. it's a soggy, wet weekend, from arkansas to georgia. we think it's going into the carolinas and florida for the weekend. >> thank you so much. low to mid 60's from woodbridge to oxon hill. there are clouds out there. skies
>> all right. >> that weather was brought to you by chef boyardee. who's up next? >> over to you, chris. >> thank you very much. well done. wolfgang puck, the one and only. >> good morning. good morning. >> we have a delicious dish today. you're helping us out with the come together campaign. before we get going, let's give you the numbers, okay? the goal is 10 million. the old number was 449,274. the new number, are you ready? >> 1.3 million almost. >> there it is. 1,293,006. amazing rate. but it shows the size of your heart, inestimable. >> i think we get there. with "good morning america," everybody will pitch in. now, i show you how to make a great chicken recipe. >> beautiful. >> chicken is inexpensive. you can do it at home really
well. here, i get a chicken. i have cut it in half, by the butcher already. butterflied, really. one great way to make it tasty chicken, is putting a little herbs. >> under the skin. very nice. >> you flavor it. you can cook it on the grill if you wanto, like that. or you can cook it in a pan, like i do. >> and as wolfgang is saying, you get better flavor inhe meat. >> you can put parsnip, rosemary. you see the salt and pepper. >> on both sides. >> all right. >> this is a big chicken. a lot of salt. >> big bird. >> and then, we turn up our stove as high as it goes. >> nice and high. >> we're going to saute it or brown it, skin side down, first. you can see it's getting nice and hot. >> you want that, so it
caramelizes. >> you put it in, always start on your side. then, let it drop. >> so, no splatter. >> we splatter the cameraman, but not us. >> yes. sorry, jane. >> sorry, jane. that takes about ten minutes to really brown it well. >> okay. >> you want to brown it, so it comes to a stage just like that. touch the skin here. >> you touch it. it's a little hard there. >> it's hard and crispy. that's how we want to have the chicken. now, we make it a little sauce. >> little lemon mustard. >> here is t cooked chicken. hi, diane. >> i'm coming to bail you out here. i'm whisking madly. >> i thought you would be doing the news already. >> i'm here to whisk for you. >> the whole family's here. everybody wants to be here. >> i know. see that? we have a little chicken stock in here and all of the drippings
caramelized. >> and lemon in the pan. >> and then, a little chicken stock. >> little stock in there. very nice. >> that, we're going to let reduce. >> cook down a little bit. >> let it cook down. look at that. and diane is cooking here already. >> cooking it down. if it's too thin on you. >> it smells like lemon. mm. >> going to add mustard in there. >> if you want, you can add a little honey, too, to make it sweet and sour. >> very nice. plenty of mustard. >> see if our chicken is cooked enough. looks perfect. >> gorgeous. >> cooked, but not dry. >> i like that. perfect. right through the bone. it takes me three tries. >> that's all right. you get a good knife, you can do it easy. >> so, you're going to cut it into pieces and pour the gravy
on the side. >> i generally serve the gravy on the side. >> on is side. >> my children don't like the sauce. soi serve it like that. >> how does it taste, ladies and gentlemen? >> it is the best chicken in the world. >> best in the world, says sam. high praise. >> if the chicken is nice, you can put a little bit -- >> garnish. beautiful. >> it's really easy to do. >> i know you all want the recipe. you can go to abcnews.com. chef, thank you. and, everybody,help us with the cause. 10 million meals. we'll be right back. delicious. >> easy and delicious. >> yes, sir. ♪ i'm going to live forever
series. the hit movie "fame" is back, and although it's a little different from the original movie, there's old favorites that we can't wait to hear again. can we, sam? >> 1980. >> you remember all of them from 1980. here's the one ballad called "out here on my own." and the fabulous naturi naughton is here to sing it for us. naturi? >> thank you. ♪ sometimes i wonder where i've been ♪ ♪ who i am do i fit in ♪ ♪ make believing is hard alone ♪ ♪ out here on my own ♪ ♪ we're always proving
who we are ♪ ♪ always reaching for that rising star ♪ ♪ to guide me far and shine me home ♪ ♪ out here on my own ♪ ♪ when i'm down and feeling blue ♪ ♪ i close my eyes so i can be with you ♪ ♪ oh, baby be strong for me baby belong to me ♪ ♪ help me through help me need you ♪ ♪ until the morning sun appears ♪ ♪ making light
up-and-coming star of "fame," who is here for our fall concert series. you sing. you dance. we've seen you in movies. we've seen you on broadway. you said this, is more of a reinvention as opposed to a remake. >> it definitely is. it's a new time. we have new yles of music and dance. we have hip-hop. we have classical music. we have r&b. and we reinvented these character so the young people today can really relate to it. >> you're denise? >> yeah. i am kind of irene coa. i can't believe is me, my life. >> you were barn four or something years after the movie came out. >> yes. it was a little bit before my time. >> has anyone sat down with you and told you how important the movie is to those of us out of high school? >> so many people who love the original are like, you guys.
this is classic. you have to do it right. but i'm so honored i got to work with a great team. a great director. lakeshore, mgm. everybody has made me feel like a part of a family. all ten of us work so hard together to create this reinvention. i know the old-school, the new-school, you'll love it. trust me. >> i did have any rainbow leg warmers ready for today. and was trying to do a warmup. >> you should have brought them out. >> now, see? it's all about -- this is the look now. it's not that '80s thing anymore. >> we are modernizing the look. it's all great. >> it's all good. who are you calling old? who are you calling old? >> i'll take responsibility for it. me. feeling it now. >> and now, a special encore for our fall concert series. this young singer is definitely going to live forever. >> i hope so, you guys. >> naturi naughton and the cast. the fabulous cast of "fame." >> thank you. y'all ready to have a good time?
"good morning america". put your hands together, y'all. ♪ baby look at me and tell me what you see ♪ ♪ you ain't seen the best of me yet ♪ ♪ give me time i'll make you forget the rest ♪ ♪ i got more in me and you can set it free ♪ ♪ i can catch the moon in my hands ♪ ♪ don't you know who i am remember my name ♪ ♪ fame i'm gonna live forever ♪ ♪ i'm gonna learn how to fly high ♪ ♪ i feel it coming together people will see me and cry ♪
♪ fame i'm gonna make it to heaven ♪ ♪ light up the sky like a flame fame ♪ ♪ i'm gonna live forever baby remember my name ♪ ♪ remember, remember remember, remember ♪ >> we all having a good time. ♪ baby hold me tight 'cause you can make it right ♪ ♪ you can shoot me straight to the top ♪ ♪ give me love and take all i've got to give ♪ ♪ baby i'll be tough too much is not enough ♪ ♪ i can grab your heart till it breaks ♪ ♪ ooh i got what it takes remember my name ♪ ♪ fame i'm gonna live forever ♪ ♪ i'm gonna learn how to fly
hie ♪ ♪ i feel it coming together people will see me and cry ♪ ♪ i'm gonna make it to heaven light up the sky like a flame ♪ ♪ fame i'm gonna live forever ♪ ♪ baby remember my name remember, remember ♪ ♪ remember, remember remember my name ♪ ♪ remember my name remember, remember ♪ ♪ oh oh remember my name ♪ ♪ fame i'm gonna live forever ♪ ♪ i'm gonna learn how to fly high ♪ ♪ i feel it coming together people will see me and cry ♪ ♪ fame
i'm gonna make it to heaven ♪ ♪ light up the sky like a flame fame ♪ ♪ i'm gonna live forever baby remember my name ♪ ♪ remember, remember remember, remember ♪ ♪ remember, remember remember my name ♪ [ cheers and applause ]use ] my name is louise and this is my eggo. on tuesday i go in even earlier than usual. thank goodness for eggo, a nutri-grain waffle... with a quick smudge of cream cheese. at least that part's easy. there's only one way to eat an eggo... your way. l'eggo my eggo.
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the new "fame," the few movie, next friday. >> yeah. >> making us feel better, diane. at least their breathing hard. >> the "fame" dancers. so, what's what happened to my rainbow leg warmers? i've been looking for them for years. i've been looking for them for years. have a great weekend, everybod >> live and in hd, thiss an abc 7 news update. good morning. i am doug mckelway. let's get a look at traffic and weather. >> it is pretty good as we get
to the end of the rush hour. this is coming out of 95 towards georgia avenue towards silver spring. let's look at 95 as you come through the springfield interchange. there's still a bit of volume. 395 is good up towards the 14th street bridge. noreports of any problems getting into d.c. on the 14th street bridge. >> we do have overcast over the city. we are in the low 60's. 63 in gaithersburg. people start to the day. it should finish up nicely. -- a cool start to the day. overnight tonight, scattered clouds and cool. downtown, about 60 or so. we start a transitional phase out this weekend. mid 70's with lots of sunshine.
we will do it again on sunday. things will shift next week. we will see showers and storms. temperatures will be back near 80 by wednesday. >> thank you. even more budget cuts are needed in maryland. the budget chief said maryland monday to cut almost $300 million to balance the budget this year. the budget gap has climbed about $2 billion. therefore recommend cuts be made sooner rather than later. thank you for watcank you for