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good morning, america. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. it's friday, may 21st. this morning, free fall. markets dropping around the world, after the dow takes its biggest tumble in more than a year. will wall street's fears infect main street? and endanger our economic nfect comeback? new, live pictures of the oil spilling into the gulf, as b.p. finally admits that leak is much bigger than they said. as much as 20-times bigger. and the chemical being used to clean it up, ineffective and toxic. and rocker bret michaels back in the hospital, just weeks after that brain hemorrhage. doctors say he's now suffered a stroke. >>. and we kick off our hottest summer concert series yet. jobros, jonas brothers and demi
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lovato. starting your weekend off the right way. and what a day sam has brought us for our first day concert out in the park. look at the excitement building. jonas brothers and demi lovato. they've been camping out for the last two nights. >> omj, oh, my jonas. we can hear them in times square. we have a lot of news to get to. including overseas markets sinking. the dow has lost more than 1,000 points in the last month. we have more in what's behind all of this. >> a lot of anxiety in the markets. also on day 32 of the oil spill, why pictures of what one lawmaker is calling the biggest environmental catastrophe in u.s. history. and pictures show that b.p.'s original estimate of 5,000 barrels a day leaking out of
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that rig wasn't even close. scientists say it may be more like 100,000 barrels a day. we're going to press b.p. for answers this morning. you can see sense the anger out there. we're going to begin with the stock market's dizzying dive. the dow jones industrial average plunging 376 points yesterday. bianna golodryga is at the new york stock exchange with much more. >> good morning, robin. we're looking at a lower open once again this morning. the dow has been down five out of the last six trading days. it really is all about market fears and uncertainty on multiple fronts. we keep focusing on this debt crisis in europe. and here's why. it's scary to wake up to headlines about potential bank bailouts. we've been there. we've done that. and we never want to do it again. in europe, they're waking up to potential government bailouts. add to that, new concerns and anxieties about what we see take place in washington, with financial regulatory reform making its way through the senate. that has a lot of people on wall street worry about what it means
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for their bottom line. what it means for the financial regulation, for the overall institutions here and new york. and then, if that's not bad enough, you get a headline like we got yesterday, where we see unemployment claims higher for the week than expected. that's caused a perfect trifecta of bad news to wake up to this morning, robin. >> so much fear and uncertainty. bianna, thank you very much. we're going to turn to washington. the senate last night passed a historic reform pack damage. this is a legislative victory for president obama. we're going to bring in jake tapper to talk about what it all means. jake? >> reporter: the house and the senate have to reconcile their bills. but the senate bill last night contains a few, key provisions. one, it will have a consumer financial protection agency, inside the federal reserve, which will supposedly protect consumers. then, it will also regulate and have oversight of derivatives. and lastly, the government will have new powers to go in and take control of any failing financial institution. of course, there's still work to do to reconcile the two bills.
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but this was a major accomplishment. >> that could take weeks. jake, you also broke some big news last night. the president's director of national intelligence, dennis blair, forced out by the president. and he's not going without a fight. >> reporter: he made it clear. the president sought his resignation earlier this week. and blair pushed back, asking the president to reconsider. hoping he could appeal to white house chief of staff, rahm emanuel. that did not work. and the president spoke with him yesterday afternoon. and blair offered his letter of resignation, which will arrive as soon as today. i'm hearing from washington officials that a leading candidate to replace blair is the undersecretary for defense intelligence, retired air force general, james klabbard. chuck hagel has been considered. jake steinberg. it seems right now clapper is the leading candidate.
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>> somebody had to take the fall for the near-misses on the terrorist strikes. you'll have a lot more on "this week" this sunday. we'll have more analysis of what's going on in the markets and the economy, and the impact that bill may have. we're turning to art cashin, the director for ubs financial services. art, we've seen over the last month, has been described as a slow-motion crash in the markets. since late april, more than 1,000 points. what do you think is behind it? >> if greece is going to be the bear stearns of nations. if they get moving the dominos might start moving. behind that, they and a lot of the mediterranean countries owe money to many european banks. if they begin to default, we could have another bank crisis, not unlike the one we saw here in 2008 and 2009. >> what's your bet? will greece become the bear stearns of nations? when will we know?
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>> we probably will know by maybe july 4th or a little later. they've gotten a small loan ahead of time. and they'll be able to pay some of their payments going into about july 4th. the markets trying to take some solace in the fact that the streets of athens didn't turn ugly yesterday. but this morning, the worries are back. it's more about the euro zone, rather than the euro. >> what are you expecting on wall street today? >> we have a couple of conflicting things going on. it's what we call an exploration day. the volume will be large. options and futures will have an undue influence on both the opening and close. it's going to be, if i understand correctly, a three-day holiday in europe. the it may keep germany and many of the markets closed. that gives traders a feeling they may put together some new plan to see if it works better
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than the trillion-dollar package they put together. >> the impact of the financial regulatory reform passed by the senate. i can see it cutting both ways. on the other hand, it may provide some certainty. on the other hand, it could stoke fears up. which way do you see this going? >> it depends on how it comes out of congress. the concern down here is it may intimidate some of the financial institutions. and therefore make credit less available and less likely and hurt the recovery. >> art cashin, thank you very much. robin? from that mess, george to the mess in the gulf. b.p. admitting the oil spill is far worse than they initially thought. as you can see in this live video, this is live of the leak. now, we're learning the chemical cleanup may just be adding to the problem. jeffrey kofman is in venice, louisiana. has the latest for us. good morning, jeffrey. >> reporter: robin, good morning. this is it. this brown, caramel-colored, for lack of a better word, goo. this is the week it starts to make landfall.
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really from the beginning of this disaster, b.p. has been saying that what's coming out of that well is not that much oil. and the dispersements we're using is no more harmful than dish soap. now, we're finding that none of that is true. you can now watch an environmental disaster unfold at the bottom of the ocean, live. and the more we see of it, the more we are learning how bad it really is. >> these videos stand as a scalding, blistering indictment of b.p.'s inattention to the scope and size of the greatest environmental catastrophe in the history of the united states. >> reporter: for a month, b.p. assured us that the leaks were spewing about 5,000 barrels of oil a day. now, they concede that the pipe that is siphoning some of the leaking oil is, on its own, bringing that much oil to ships on the surface, which means much more is still gushing out. >> now, we're putting the range up near 40,000 to 100,000 barrels a day.
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>> reporter: and for a month, b.p. has assured us that the dispersements that it's spraying from the air and under the see, are little more than soap. many are. but corexit, the brand b.p. is using, is not. >> it's known to be toxic, to people, to marine life and all sorts of other organisms. >> reporter: that was discovered 20 years ago, in alaska, after the exxon valdez spill, where animals that ingested corexit died. the epa has ordered b.p. to stop using it. louisiana governor, bobby jindal, told us, he has tried for weeks to get an answer from b.p. about the dispersements being used. but they wouldn't tell him. >> they decided to do it without us. >> reporter: along the coast, a state at siege. national guard filling gaps in barrier islands. this dam was completed wednesday. by thursday, thick oil was lapping up against it. >> we're using every substance, every material, to keep the oil
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out. once it gets to the wetlands, it will be nearly impossible to clean up. >> reporter: and the real priority is protecting these wetlands. the governor told me by this count, they're 7,000 miles of wetlands here in louisiana alone. while they're winning some victories, it's really too late to win what overall is a war. >> that it is. jeffrey, thank you. joining us now is b.p.'s coo doug suttles. mr. suttles, let's get down to it. people have had enough of it. initially, you were saying 5,000 barrels were leaking. now, we can see for ourselves that it's much more than that. could be close to 100,000. did you deliberately misjudge the size of the spill and mislead the public? >> robin, from the beginning, we worked with the government on this estimate. i should point out that 5,000 barrels a day, that we stated since the beginning, has a lot of uncertainty. that was not just b.p.'s estimate. that was the estimate of the in-flight command, including
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noaa and the coast guard. that's the best estimate we have. we can't put a meter on this thing. we can see what you can see. we see what's on the surface. but it hasn't impacted what we've done with our response. we've thrown everything at that. and i think the coast guard and others have actually said that. >> part of that response is leading to the problem. the dispersement that you're using corexit, the epa is saying is the most toxic and least effective. how do you respond to that? >> corexit is on the epa approved list. the epa had to approve, and the unified command, the coast guard, had to approve our use of that product. it is the most widely-used dispersement in the world. it has been effective. i should stress that. it has been effective. it is making a difference in this fight to keep this stuff from coming ashore. >> how do you make sense of the claims that we saw in jeffrey kofman's reports, that the experts were saying that where it has been used, they can
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determine that 25% of the organisms living below the surface have been killed already? >> well, i haven't seen any evidence to show that so far. i mean, we're doing extensive monitoring, as is noaa and the epa. we'll do extensive monitoring for years to understand the long-term impacts of that. but what we're trying to do is make sure this oil doesn't reach the shoreline. we have had some impact. thankfully, it's not a lot. our efforts to capture the oil on the seabed is making a difference, as well. we have to make trade-offs here. but we're using a product -- i should stress. we're using a product that has epa approval here. and it's been widely used across the world. >> now, the epa has issued a deadline to stop using it and to come up with a safer alternative. what safer alternative are you going to come up with? >> well, the epa did ask us -- and i should stress, we've been working with them for a while, to see other alternatives to
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use. we have met the deadline, which is to do some analysis and feedback today. we did that last night about 9:30. right now, we cannot identify another product that is available that is better than the corexit product. we continue to look at that. and we formally replied to the epa's request last night. but we'll continue to find something better than we're using. so far, we haven't been able to do that. >> i know you're fully aware, mr. suttles, of the public outrage. and i think representative ed markey of massachusetts, really summed it up. want to play what he said and get your response. >> i any now we're beginning to understand that we cannot trust b.p. people do not trust the experts any longer. b.p. has lost all credibility. >> got it wrong about the amount of oil being spilled. the type of dispersement that is being used. so, why should americans trust anything that you have to say at this point?
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>> well, you know, robin, we're fighting this thing as best we can. we've mounted the largest response ever done in the world. we put 20,000 people at this. we spent almost $700 million so far. we're not only using every technology and every expert we can find, we're inventing new ones as we go. i understand this frustration. i share that frustration. i understand the anger. but i can tell you, i don't know of anything absolutely anything we could be doing that we're not doing. whether that's accessing expertise or applying resources to this problem. >> you say $700 million. but we all know that's a drop in the bucket as far as profits you have made. but you are putting forth the effort. and i know it another long weekend. we appreciate you coming forward and speaking with us again, doug. have a good weekend. >> very good. >> all right. >> thank you, robin. juju chang has the morning's other news for us. good morning juju. >> good morning, robin and george. we begin with diplomacy, where there's tough talk from
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secretary of state clinton, about the rising tensions on the korean peninsula. clinton placed the blame for the recent sinking of a south korean ship squarely on north korea. and she said the north must face international consequences. federal investigators say they can link one of the pakistani men arrested in massachusetts last week to the times square bomb suspect, faisal shahzad. they say he had shahzad's phone number stored in his cell phone contacts. and his name was written on an envelope in his bedroom. the mothers of three americans jailed in iran since last september, are set to meet with their children again today. we showed you their first emotional reunion yesterday. the mothers are on a week-long mission to get their children released on charges of spying, which they deny. promising news in the fight against ovarian cancer. a new study finding an existing blood test called the ca-125 test, combined with a math formula that measures a woman's
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risk for the disease, can detect tumors in the earliest stages. and there's another big story from the medical field. this one is being called historic. scientists in maryland have created life from nonliving parts. first, they took a bacteria cell and removed its dna. then, they filled it with manmade dna, filled with lab chemicals and a computer program. the cell boots up and begins to reproduce. they say the technique could be used to produce vaccines been a year. that's the news at 7:16. it could produce energy and clean up oil spills. >> that's going to be one controversial discovery. juju, thanks. where is -- sam is not here. that's right. he's already at central park, getting ready for the big concert this morning. that's a great shot, sam. good morning to you. >> robin, we found the one coroner central park that is not completely covered by jonas brothers fans.
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let me just show you. take a second before we get to the weather, what it looks like at the stage there. the band has been out doing sound checks. anytime there's any movement, there is this huge, huge sound of screaming teenagers. there will be more of that this morning. here's what's going on. day 32 of the oil spill. we'll show you what it looks like in the last week. constantly shifting tides and changes, means the oil spill goes in a lot of other locations. now, in the marshes. and there's the tenderle that gets close to the loop current. the bigger deal will be wind gusts and hail. that hail will be bigger than about an inch, we think, in diameter in a lot of locations. it is gorgeous in new york city. there's another storm system. this is like march in the northwest. very windy and some rain.
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. >> "good morning, maryland," i'm meteorologist justin berk. we'll call it a partly cloudy sky. a high, thin vail of clouds allowing the sun to get through. we'll see a few more clouds popping up. we go to the two degree guarantee of 86 degrees. not a washout but there will be a few showers on saturday 76, a few more showers and clouds on sunday at 71. again, not a washout but there will be some rain. we dry out and warm up next week.
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it is a beautiful morning in central park. and, of course, robin, george, just about, i don't know. 50 yards away from me there, the jonas brothers. everybody doing a sound check on stage. get down to the park. >> and demi lovato will be joining them, too. they're going out on tour this summer. you see them first right here. >> i have to say, they're staying at the hotel i'm staying at. >> right. >> there's been kids camped out all week long. and just waiting for any sign. every time i walk in the hotel, i feel like i'm disappointing. >> oh. let's get our "picture of the morning." something happened at the white house yesterday. the president sharing a stage with a rodent. >> yeah. he was announcing the financial overhaul plan in the rose garden. it seemed like an owl, a rat, a mole. it's called a vole.
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it came out twice during the press conference. where is bo? it's bo's job to get it. >> and the president never saw it coming. is that a problem in d.c.? >> we have a lot of rats and mice in d.c. stand by. we have much more coming up after your local news and weather. including the tea party candidate whose comments on civil rights sparked a firestorm. what did rand paul really mean to say? he joins us live to set the record straight. a morning exclusive. wild bird food songbis and discovered something amazing -- scotts attracted twice as many colorful birds as ordinary blends. our exclusive formula attracted twice the cardinals, twice the goldfinches, twice the indigo buntings. songbird selections from scotts. ♪
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hi, good morning, it's 7:24. not a bad start to the day. we had a beautiful sunrise shot looking north to northeast from the maryland science center across the national aquarium. a few high, thin clouds and thinning out a little but the sun is getting its way through.
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we'll check out locations where we have a little bit of hazy sun trying to fight between the cloud deck at 64 degrees at the harbor school in owings mills. they are sitting at a mild 66. there were days this week we didn't even get out of the 50s so that is a nice start. i-95 through new york we pump in slightly warmer temperatures. yes, we've got high, thin clouds. the real rain back to the west this weekend. just spotty showers on saturday. not a washout. heavy rain to the west fall as part and passes to our east on sunday. we will have rain on sunday but not a washout of a weekend. we're up to 86. enjoy the day. here's kim brown now with traffic. speaking of i-95 in new york, you will see the new jersey turnpike shut down and all of the lanes closed at exit 7. they have shut down a 26- stretch mile of road. keep that in mind. as we look at our area, we're
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looking slow here 95 southbound as you approach white marsh boulevard. these delays went from decent to impressive within the past couple of minutes as we take a peek at our maps. working one incident this morning, a crash out in western howard county. an injury accident reported route 97 southbound at i-70. 95 southbound might take you more than five minutes now from the beltway towards 895 split. from the split to the fort mchenry toll laws saturday, that will take you ten minutes. as we look at the west side at liberty road, moving slow as you approach i-70. stay with us. we've got your morning news update after this.
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all right. two times may the 5th and may the 18th. right around bates middle school in annapolis, one girl was offered a ride and another grabbed from behind. we'll map out where you will see extra police patrols. in both incidents, police say
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there was a man who approached students near bates middle school and both times the girls were able to give a description of the suspect's car. it's described as a small dark blue honda or sedan with tinted windows. police don't know if the incidents are related so if you have any information to help police out, call 410-268-9000 but keep your eyes out this morning. two maryland lawmakers want the president to block a proposed plan for oil drilling off the coast of virginia. senator ben cardin and senator about shall are a mikulski -- barbara mikulski say there are environmental concerns. and now oyster plans for the day including significant expansion of oyster sanctuaries that include incentives to boost aqua culture. that is the practice of growing oysters in cages and trays instead of harvesting them directly in the bay. the baltimore metropolitan
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ill is an -- council is an initiative to promote a clean commute. if you are traveling downtown today in baltimore, you may need a bike because it will be backed up. graduation ceremonies mean more cars than normal headed in that direction. commencement exercises are set for 8:00 and 3:00. now let's return you back to "good morning america" and the jonas brothers.
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[ cheers and applause ] a huge crowd at central park this morning. we kick off our summer concert series. oh. isn't she adorable. a great double-whammy. the jonas brothers, demi lovato performing live. many of their young fans camping out since thursday afternoon. yes. we're show it will be worth the wait. >> something tells me they will not be disappointed no matter what happens. they're so excited to see demi lovato and the jonas brothers. good morning, everyone. >> on this friday morning. tgif. we made it to the end of the week. also this morning, we have other stories. a confession caught on tape. a teenager accused of nearly beating a young girl to death, tells police what pushed him
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over the edge. it was a text message. new details about what was in that text. and the newest drop of infomercials promising to make your life easier. are they everything they're cracked up to be? we begin with the red-hot controversy surrounding the tea party's brightest, new star. that's rand paul who beat the establishment candidate this week. he struck a firestorm of criticism across the country, when he questioned the 1964 civil rights act. gop refused to back him. the naacp challenged him to a face-to-face debate. first, here's jon karl with the back story. >> reporter: it was a strong anti-government message that helped rand paul ride a tea party wave to victory in the kentucky senate primary.
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>> watch out. here we come. >> reporter: now one of paul's more unusual views are getting him into hot water. his criticism of the 1964 civil rights act, which he said went too far by banning discrimination by public companies. >> lunch counters? >> if you decide that restaurants are publicly owned and not privately owned, do you say you should have a right to bring your gun into the restaurant? even though the owner of the restaurant says, no. we don't want to have guns in here. >> reporter: paul's comments drew a sharp rebuke from the white house. >> a question of whether or not you support those, shouldn't have a place in our political dialogue in 2010. >> reporter: the controversy has revived suggestions by tea party critics, that there are racists in the movement. an ail base that paul says are dead-wrong.
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he says he abhors discrimination. but he doesn't believe the government can tell a business who they can serve. now, he is revising his views. he says he is not, and has never called for repealing it. for "good morning america," jonathan karl, abc news, washington. and senate candidate, dr. rand paul joins us now. thank you for joining us again, dr. paul. let's get right to it. on the civil rights act, you say now. i wouldn't repeal it. i wouldn't voted for it. but it goes against the background of similar views you have expressed. i want to talk about the fair housing act, which prevents discrimination in buying or selling houses. you wrote in your local paper, that the fair housing act doesn't distinguish between private and public property. should it be prohibited for private entities, such as a church, a bed and breakfast, or retirement neighborhood that
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doesn't want noisy children? absolutely not. and you went on to write that a free society will abide unofficial private discrimination, even when that means allows hate-filled group, to exclues people on the base color of their skin. if you feel someonement doesn't want to sell their house to someone, based on the color of their skin, that's okay? >> good morning, george. good morning, robin. when does my honeymoon period start? i just had a big victory. when does the honeymoon start? >> we're asking questions that come in the context of the campaign. >> they come up in the context of the democrat talking points. for example, i've been trashed up and down one network that tends to side with the democrats for an entire 24 hours i've suffered from them. saying, he wants to repeal the civil rights act. that's never been my position. so, really, this is a lot about politics. this is about, you know, look. we're up 20 points in kentucky.
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democrats are going to have a tough time winning down here and go forward with that. >> i just showed your own words up on the screen. i'm just asking if you still believe them. >> right. what i say is i'm against repealing the civil rights act. i'm against repealing the fair housing act. i've never campaigned on that. it's not part of our platform. and so, what these are are red herrings that people are trying to bring up because the democrats are way behind in kentucky and are going to have a tough time beating us down here. if you want to bring up 40-year-old legislation, why don't you bring me on with senator byrd. we'll talk about how he filibustered the civil rights act. make him, call him to task, for something he actually did, as opposed to calling me to task for something they insinuate that i might believe that is not true. >> i haven't insinuated anything. i'm reading from a may 30th, 2002, letter you wrote to your
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local newspaper, "the bowling green local news." >> i just answered you, george. i said i don't believe in repealing the fair housing act. the thing is, what's going on here is an attempt to vilify us for partisan reasons. where do your talking points come from? the democrat national committee. they come from rachel maddow and msnbc. i've been trashed up and down. and they're saying things that are untrue. and when they say i'm for repealing the civil rights act, it's absolutely false. never been my position. and something i think is just politics. >> i haven't said that. i'm reading from "the bowling green daily news." >> i've answered you. >> i want to move on. got it. fox business network, january 2nd, 2010. you talk about government regulations and what you think should happen with government regulations. take a look. >> get rid of regulations. get the epa out of our coal business down here.
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get osha out of our small businesses. we need to restrain government to let small businesses and business men and women create jobs. >> i want to see how far you push that believe. the front page of "the usa today," epa tells b.p. to use less toxic chemicals. do you believe the epa should tell companies they cannot use chemicals to enforce safety regulations on the rig out there? >> no. what i was referring to with the epa, is i find it particularly galling that the epa puts out a press release and says if congress doesn't do anything about greenhouse emissions, they will. i think that's a regulatory commission run amok. and i think we need congressional oversight. i don't think regulatory agencies should write regulations without approval of the people through their representatives. and i stick to that. and that's absolutely my point of view. >> but you don't want to get rid of the epa? >> no. the thing is, that the drilling
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right now. and the problem we're having right now is in international waters. i think there needs to be regulation of that. it always has been. i think there's hundreds of pages of regulation. what i don't like from the president's administration is this sort of, i'll put my boot heel on the throat of b.p. i think that sounds really un-american in his criticism of business. i've heard nothing from b.p. about not paying for the spill. and i think it's part of this sort of blame game society in the sense that, it's always got to be someone's fault. instead of the fact that maybe accidents happen. we had a mining accident. and i've met the miners and their families. they're very brave people to do a dangerous job. then, we come in and it's always someone's fault. maybe accidents happen. >> you believe the regulation of b.p. was adequate. >> i don't know what the regulation of b.p. is. i think there's hundreds of
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pages of regulation of drilling in the ocean. and i think most of that's justified. we have to figure out from this accident, is there anything that could have been done to prevent it? what can we do in the future to make sure it doesn't happen again? we use logic. we use objective facts. we try to go forward. nobody wants this to happen. i love the beautiful beaches down in the panhandle of florida. and nobody wants to see oil washing up on the white sand beaches. >> should the federal government be able to set a minimum wage? >> repeat that one more time. a little bit of an echo. >> should the federal government be able to set a minimum wage? >> it's not a question of whether they can or cannot. i think that's decided. i think the question you have to ask is whether or not, when you set the minimum wage it may cause unemployment. those who are at the lowest wages, if you raise the wage to a certain rate, if it's above what the employer deems that their labor is worth, they won't get hired. so, the least-skilled people in
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our society have trouble getting jobs, the higher you make the minimum wage. and it's one of those things where you see on the surface. you say, oh. all these workers at mcdonald's got raised 50 cents an hour. but there were 21 workers. and now, there's 15 workers if you raise the minimum wage too high. if it were a good idea to raise the minimum wage and it worked, why don't we raise it to $20 an hour? or $30 an hour? there's a point where you get to that you cause unemployment. and i'm not sure the government's always the smartest in the world as far as economic decisions. >> but you wouldn't repeal it? >> repeal the minimum wage? >> i think the vote comes up a lot of times to raise it or not. and i think what you have to ask yourself is, do you create unplace of employment by raising the minimum wage too high? i think it's a good example of how people with good intentions. many democrats say, we want to
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help people. they have good intentions. and i take them at their word that they want to do what's best for people. but they don't think through the ultimate consequences of it. all of the things we're doing, by having such a massive debt in our country, they're doing it with good intentions. but what's happening now, is we are in danger, as a country, of going the way of greece if we're not careful. moody's has talked about knocking our aaa rating down to aa. we have to watch what's going on and begin to reform our spending. or we're in a world of hurt. >> thank you very much for giving your side of the story this morning. >> thank you, george. time, now, for the weather. sam champion back in central park. >> we are, george. we're going to get back to the forecast for the northeast. let's say you have a few minutes to kill this morning and you want to get to central park. what it will it be like? 71 in boston. a little cooler in the extreme northeast.
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you get the same, beautiful weather. on the west coast, we're beginning to change things up. we'll bring cooler air in. in vegas 91 today, to 71 on sunday. that's a big difference in temperatures. salt lake city does the exact same thing. where are the thunderstorms today? two spots from rapid city to amarillo, indy to louisville. in atlanta, we'll see wet everybody's all dressed up? everybody's ready to go? all right. jonas brothers are coming up pretty soon. >> we're coming right back there. >> george? robin? >> sam, we can't wait to get there. when we come back, the latest on lance armstrong. he's in hot water again. and faced a spill yesterday. [ female announcer ] introducing new all oxi-active.
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now, to those accusations against cycling legend, lance armstrong. floyd landis said armstrong was using performance-enhancing drugs for years. neal karlinsky has the details. >> reporter: this morning, lance armstrong is waking up with a black eye, from a crash in cycling's tour of california. but that's not the black eye he's most concerned about. the seven-time tour de france champion is pushing back against allegations from a former teammate that he used performance-enhancing drugs. >> this is a man that was under oath several times that had a different version. this is a man who wrote a book for profit, that had a different version. it's his word against ours. >> reporter: his former teammate and friend, floyd landis, a rider stripped of his own tour de france title for doping, said he used performance-enhancing drugs for much of his career. and said he was alongside armstrong as he cheated the
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system, as well. >> the whole reason i'm doing any of this is 'cause i just want to clear my conscience. i don't want to lie to anyone, including my mom. >> so, yeah. anything he says carries weight. >> reporter: today, while armstrong tries to focus on july's all-important tour de france, anti-doping officials are looking into landis' claims. an investigation that could take months. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news. and when we come back, we're going back to central park. the jonas brothers are there. demi lovato. they will be live in our next hour. i own a small law firm and i'm a much better lawyer than i am an accountant. so, when i wasn't getting paid as quickly as i would like, i did what came naturally. i threatened to sue. turns out, that's not the best way to keep clients. so i went looking for answers online at openforum.com it's a place where i can talk with other small business owners like thomas and connie
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it may be the concert we waited for the most the entire summer. and we've got everybody here. demi's here. >> hi. >> and the jonas brothers are here. >> what's up? >> i can't hear a thing. do you have special communication skills when the crowd is yelling? >> telepathic. >> we're superheroes. >> honestly, when we try to have a conversation here, the crowd is so loud. you have to communicate backstage. >> we listen monitors that we can hear each other. it's about the eyes. you see each other on stage, you know where you're going. >> you've done this enough. i've seen your warmup.
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dance moves are wonderful. >> after "camp rock 2" i had a natural knack for gymnastics. i'm keeping it up. hopefully i will be on the tour. >> see what i mean? i didn't hear a thing. i hope they did. we'll be back in a few seconds with more. (announcer) coppertone outshines. in fact, it protects you from the most damaging rays across 100% of the uva uvb spectrum. coppertone outshines. so you can enjoy the sun.
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7:56. the time lapse camera here from gwynn oak highlighting yes, we have high, thin clouds, sun trying to get through as we have our temperatures pushing up to 69 degrees already. a definite warm start to the day and it's going to start feeling more humid as well with the storm system that was responsible for hail in the deep south yesterday. the tornadoes and flooding rains across the central plains on wednesday is losing some of its grip and pumping in warm air. we'll lose some of the clouds and go back to a mostly sunny sky then bring in another intrusion of afternoon clouds. that system itself moves in our
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direction in a weakened form to give us the cooler temperatures and the threat of rain. 86 today, partly cloudy with tonight's temperatures back to the upper 50s and weekend outlook 70s. spotty showers tomorrow and not a washout for sunday. here's kim now with traffic. >> thanks, justin. we have reports of an object in the roadway at the harrisburg expressway at mount caramel road. if you take a peek at the cameras, 95 southbound is down towards the beltway and towards the tunnels causing a delay of about five minutes this morning. as we take a peek at our map, one crash is working in the area of parkville, old harford road and check the drive times, looking good on the harbor tunnel throughway taking you about 8 minutes. no problems from the beltway to route 32. traffic moving a lot better on the west side at liberty road. you still will experience a little bit of a slowdown
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between 795 down to i-70. we're sending you back to new york right now for "good morning america."
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♪ i'm hot you're cold ♪ ♪ you go around like you know ♪ ♪ who i am but you don't ♪ ♪ you've got me on my toes ♪ what a scene here in central park. they are ready for the jonas brothers and demi lovato. >> boy, are they. this is my first "good morning america" concert. i'm kind of overwhelmed. so, you are guys ready? [ cheers ] >> you've even got george stephanopoulos in jeans. you know that he's ready now. you're ready for the concert, my friend. >> that's coming right up. we have other things to get to. >> becky worley is here in the park somewhere. you know the late-night infomerci infomercials. they promise this.
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they promise that. before you send your hard-earned money away, becky will try them out for us. our final installment of our be inspired series. bill weir is with a man who has dedicated his life to walking the entire amazon. >> all that and coming up. back to juju chang in times square. >> it's not just the loud music, robin. it's the screaming girls. we have to get to the news headlines. we begin with the oil spill in the gulf. b.p. now admits it's far worse than the company first thought. here's a live look from the floor of the gulf. scientists say the spill may be 20-times bigger than b.p. first estimated. more like 100,000 barrels a day. earlier today, b.p.'s doug suttles, told robin b.p. is putting everything at the leak. >> year using every technology and every expert we can find.
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we're inventing new ones as we go. i understand the frustration. i share the frustration. i understand the anger. but i can tell you, i don't know of anything, absolutely anything, we could be doing that we're not doing. >> b.p. says it's scrambling to comply with an epa order to come with a less dangerous chemical dispersant. but so far, they've been unsuccessful. wall street is looking to shake off its worst day in more than a year. stocks are pointing to early gains, despite a steep sell-off overseas today. europe's debt crisis continues to rattle investors who worry europe's problems will derail the economy. the senate passed a historic financial overhaul bill, giving the government broad, new powers to place big banks. it creates an agency to protect consumers against predatory
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lenders. it must be reconciled with the house's version. bret michaels is back in the hospital after suffering what doctors call a warning stroke. our david wright has more on his condition. >> reporter: for a man still recooperating from a brain hemorrhage, bret michaels has had a surprisingly busy schedule. he described his ordeal to oprah. >> it's like a migraine times ten. it ran from my temple to the back of my skull. >> reporter: on sunday, he was due to appear on "the celebrity apprentice" physician finale. next week, he was planning a concert on the gulf coast of mississippi. >> we're excited in so many ways. >> reporter: suddenly, michaels is back in an arizona hospital with doctors call a warning stroke, caused by a hole in his heart. >> having a hole in the heart, that has not been discovered, this was bound to happen. it's a matter of when. >> reporter: according to his website, the poison front man is up, walking, talking and very happy to be alive. his doctors are reportedly
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urging him not to appear on "the apprentice" live season finale sunday. but judging from his website, michaels may ignore them. he said he is sick and tired of being in the hospital. and he is ready to rock again. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> another tough setback. now, we get a glimpse of what diane sawyer has in store for tonight's "world news." diane? >> and good friday morning to you, juju. thank you. tonight on "world news," the big stories of the day. and is congress doing exactly what has taxpayers up in arms? approving a new jet fighter engine for millions of dollars when the military says it doesn't want it or need it? brian ross is on the trail of your money. >> that's the news at 8:04. time to go to the park and sam champion. sam? >> juju, good morning. >> good morning. >> you rebelmembe ellen and rac?
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>> hi. >> hi. >> you were the first to tell us omj. everyone the screen this morning, all it said was omj. >> because of us? >> it's amazing to be here. they're amazing. >> we love them so much. >> let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want tow dwrou know about. as you head out on your happy friday, here in the park or some place else. we have to mention one messy area in the northwest today. this is almost like a march storm. you have two areas of low pressure that come into one. that means gusty winds and rain and mountain snow. mountain snow up to ten inches, that's unbelievable this time of year. up to the big board. the weekend fly-by. everything you need to know in one, convenient page. the showers will get to the
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and you know in is a big concert when we have to go to the air to get it all in. wabc's chopper shot. robin roberts, i know you're in there some place. where are you? >> i'm over here. i'm over here, sam. and thank you for the guaranteed good weather this morning, sam. we appreciate that. it is report card time yet again. back by popular demand, becky worley. before we send off the check or money order, we want to make sure these products work. four, new products? >> let me try before you buy.
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>> you take one for the team all the time. >> let us start with the easy cracker. >> let's take a look. >> you can crack them this way. you can crack them that way. and we've all done this. but no matter how you crack them, you always end up picking up egg shells. not anymore. introducing ez cracker. the product that lets÷5z open eggs, separate eggs, and crack hard-boiled eggs, without the mess. >> it's really difficult to crack eggs. >> i know. i gave it a b-plus. >> i squeeze down? >> if you had dexterity problems. perfect. >> that is good. >> if you have dexterity problems. or you have a great separator. it keeps your eggs and your yolk separate. i see that being beneficial. maybe hollandaise sauce, maybe. >> it is true. there are people with a difficult time doing things like that. >> exactly.
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>> it helps out. >> you gave it a b-plus. >> the only reason it didn't get an "a" is it's kind of bulky. >> my queen for the day. christine. what is this, pray tell? >> my soul mate. >> let's see. >> do you still have dry, cracked, calloused feet? have you tried everything? creams? expensive pedicure treatments? or cheesy grater products that can cut your feet? don't get sore. get my soul mate. >> robin roberts, my goodness. i gave this an a-minus. >> really? >> i would have given it an "a" but i save that for products that end world hunger and keep brangelina together. this is great. it's a pumice stone and a bar of soap. i thought it was gimmicky. but now i use it.
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it's great. >> what do you think, christine? >> this is amazing. i give you an a-plus. >> my feet are dirty. i used it on my feet earlier. go tight on here. i used this. when i pour water, you can see all of the stuff on your feet that you don't even know that's on there. >> and it smells good, too. >> it's good soap. >> i would say it is. >> thank you for being such a good sport. i know that everybody volunteered to be in the chair here. sorry about that. >> i'm impressed. >> can't wait to see this. emery board. >> for cats. >> here kitty, kitty. ever try to clip your kitty's claws? it's impossible. now, your cat can trim her own claws with emery cat. the fun, new kitty scratcher that grooms cats' claws while they play. >> we should mention that the humane society is good being here with hitle grace.
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>> grace is fantastic. but the emery board, i gave it a "d." when i tested it with my friend's cats, they had the board for a month. they couldn't go near it. their claws were just as long afterwards. they might step on it. but then, they'd get off. the problem is, i know cats are fickle. and some like it and some don't. but the cats we tested it with, they didn't want it. >> the company says, we have heard from many happy cat owners that emery cat board takes care of cats' natural needs. we recommend using the cat toy and catnip to provide a feline-friendly experience. i notice when you do put it on the emery board, grace is more apt to stay on there. we'll tell you how you can adopt sweet, little grace. one more. what is it? >> this is the paris hilton celebrity styler. >> let's see. >> there's a new celebrity
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stylist in town. but you don't need an appointment to get the star treatment. introducing the celebrity staler. this curling iron and curl brush in one, does what ordinary curlers can't. transforms course and curly hair to soft and shiny in just minutes. >> what's the grade? >> i gave it a c-plus. this product is hot. it's not just hot because it works well. it's very hot. the temperature is adjustable. but the problem is, it costs $111. >> that's a lot. we stand by the celebrity styler, that's the response of the company. it is a high-end three-in-one product. and you look gorgeous. go on our website and find out about the humane society of new york, if you want to take sweet grace home with you. bill weir gets inspired when we come back.
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your sister on monday. tireless autism advocate. robin introduced us to education advocate, tim king. juju told us about wilma rudolph, a winner on and off the track. and i introduced you to loring henderson, who is building a better life in lawrence, kansas. now, it's bill weir's turn. >> thank you, friends. worry i couldn't be with you in the studio this morning. i couldn't pass up an opportunity to say "good morning america" from the depth of the amazon jungle. few things have captured me than the long line of explorers, with little more than a compass and a machete. you would think by 2010, everything has been discovered. but no one has ever walked the amazon, from the source to the sea. until now. and you're about to meet the man who is going to do it.
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it should be easy to wax poetic about the strongest and longest river o in the world. how it start with a trickle in the andes, getting fatter. and i should go on how that water creates earth's biggest jungle, teeming with an array of life. but being on the amazon, you fixate on all of the ways this gorgeous place can kill you. the mosquitos carry diseases. the drug smugglers, guns. the tribes, poisoned arrows and deep-seeded suspicion. it is one of the worst places to take a long walk. but for ed stafford, it was the perfect place to come the. >> a lot of people telling me it
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wasn't impossible. as soon as they said it was impossible, it made me want to prove them wrong. >> reporter: he set aside an entire year to hike and hack his way down the amazon. when i find him in eastern brazil, he's been walking more than two years, and is still months away from the finish line. how are you doing? you don't look too bad for wear. >> we've been walking through cattle ranches for the last two weeks, actually. there's been a huge amount of steak. >> reporter: he shrugs into his 80-pound pack. son of london lawyers, raised in p posh border schools. then, rain forest conservation became his passion. >> you come across these huge areas of rain forest. completely removed. quite interesting. >> reporter: thanks to portable
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satellite internet, ed is also the first walking amazon blogger. science classrooms around the world log in to revel in his wonder and his hardship. >> that's just shredded. ow. of course, they got you, as well. >> reporter: after sponsors lost patience and his mom refused to let him sell her house to fund him, it's expeditions by students that keep this alive. >> we need to run because of the drug traffickers. >> reporter: he's learned a lot about people. after starting the journey with a best friend, the two had a falling out. his buddy quit just three weeks in. a friendly peruvian, joe, offered to go for two weeks. stayed for two years. >> full of -- half with bows and
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arrows drawn. and all of the women had machetes. they were livid. they were furious. >> reporter: he survived by hiring their chief as a guide. there's no hostile natives on our short days together. but even so, i get a hearty dose of his daily grind. we have the hammock, mosquito, rain fly combination. right over there, that's where the jaguars live. >> reporter: joe makes a mean steak and rice. but the nights are so sweltering, the jungle so loud, even sleeping saps your strength. oh, that was fun. let's never do it again. yet, for 780 days running, ed gets up. puts on clothes that never dry. and ignores 1,000 good reasons to quit. >> as much as i wanted to go
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home, i never wanted to quit. i've been humbled on how much i have to rely on other people. and how i have to rely on the generosity and good nature of the locals i've met all the way through. held an interest in the expedition has been overwhelming. >> good luck. see you on the other side. ed is so confident he's going to complete this journey, he's booked his plane ticket home at the end of august. you can imagine what kind of party awaits back in civilization, if he get there's. now, i have to get back to civilization. see you guys next weekend in new york, i hope. >> we haven't seen bill in a while. >> an amazing adventure. you all can see more of it and all of our adventures on our website, abcnews.com. also, the countdown is here. only a couple minutes left until the jonas brothers perform live.
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what a nice, warm start to the day. temperatures really cooking up in a hurry to 65 in ocean city, 67 here in baltimore. you'll notice there may be a little more humidity involved as well. overall, we are looking at a partly cloudy sky. temperatures cracking up to 86 degrees as the two-degree guarantee. we shoot above that for today and make up for the cool start to the week. overnight, we stay mild from 59 to the low 60s downtown. the clouds are more fro prominent over the weekend. from will be rain showers on saturday at 76 degrees. we'll drop it down to 71 on sunday. there will not be a washout but there could be periods of rain that comes through and the clouds break themselves up
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early next week. we'll shoot into the 80s with sunshine returning by tuesday. kim? >> reporter: justin, a lotful earlier delays have been clear add way on 95 southbound, traffic's moving better. we have a couple of incidents to let you know about. traffic's not looking too bad here, just a little slow going as you head towards the tunnels. as we look at our maps, we have an accident still lingering at parksville. also police activity reported in the eastbound lanes of pulaski highway and joppa road. looking at green spring avenue, traffic moving nicely here as you make your way towards the topside. stay with us. we have the morning news update right after this.
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good morning. i'm megan pringle. it's friday. thanks for joining us. police in annapolis are looking for a man they say approached two girls near bates middle school locate heed on chase street in annapolis. police will be in that area patrolling school bus stops and neighborhoods where students walk to and from school. one girl reported on may 5th, a man pulled up next to her as she was walking in the 200 block of box wood road and asked her if she wanted to go for a ride. two weeks later on may 18th, another student said a man grabbed her arm on fairfax road and forest drive. the girls were able to get away. the man drove off in a dark blue honda or sedan with tinted
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windows. if you have any information, annapolis police would like to hear from you. the number to call is 410-268- 9000. it appears that rumors of the beverage tax demise could be premature because a group of city council members said they had an alternative to the controversial 4 cent tax to the beverages sold in the city. not it turns out it was never off the table. the beverage tax is projected to bring from $11 million a year. abc 2 has learned council members are discussing a compromise that might reduce the number, for example, two cents per beverage. that would bring in about $5 million a year that would go a long way towards closing the budget gap. governor martin o'mally may not be signing anything for a while because he put his ink on 270 measures at the last scheduled bill signing. among those signed that will go into effect include a bill to help state residents facing foreclosure another giving a
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tax credit to anyone bying a plug-in electric vehicle and another is the ban on hand held cell phones on driving. that law takes effect in october. we're out of time but want to remind to you join us for "good morning, maryland" at 9:00 in about a half hour. we're talking everything from t bones to ducks to the brick body competition. all that and more is ahead on "good morning, maryland" at 9:00. we'll see you then at 9:00. if not, have a great weekend.
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♪ can't back down there's too much at stake ♪ ♪ this is serious don't walk away ♪ ♪ can't pretend it's not happening ♪ ♪ can't back down [ cheers and applause ] all right. >> whoa. >> you are -- so great to see you. >> how about that? "can't back down." [ cheers and applause ] >> how are you? good to see you again. wow. you know they're going out on tour late their summer. but you don't have to wait because they're going to be performing live, coming up in just mere minutes.
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>> just a second. you guys have been camping out since yesterday, right? [ cheers and applause ] they were out at the hotel, too. everybody has been waiting for you guys. so much excitement for all of us. we're so glad to have you right here. we have to do one thing first. sam, where are you? >> i'm on the side here. today, not only is it a great day in the park. but your "just one thing" day. roll that beautiful music. let's get to it. it's national bike to work day. and jason craft, ebikekit.com. >> correct. >> what's the environmental savings if you make your bike electric? >> zero carbon emissions from an electric bike. beyond that, no oil, no gas, no smoke and no noise. >> i love all of that. and i'm going to save money if i do that? >> absolutely. the average bicycle commuter will save $1,400 a year. it's not cheating. we're talking about using a bike for more than exercise. for errands. >> getting from point "a," to
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point "b," bikes are not just for exercise anymore. >> and any bike can be done. >> anybody can do this on their own. remove your adjusting tire. put this on your bike. if you can change a flat tire an your bike. >> i will take some place to have it done. >> you can take it to your local bike shop. they will do it in under an hour. >> ride your bike to work today. if you don't want to ride it fullout, make it electric. we'll include everything on how to do this on our website. our "just one thing" website. we'll start with today's high temperatures. all up and down the eastern seaboard. beautifully warm temperatures. look at dallas, kicking up about 93. new orleans, about 89 degrees. heat in florida, as well. the northwest is the only place that's got a little sloppy mess. over the weekend, that's where the storms move a little further
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all that weather was brought to you by orkin. let me remind you on sunday night, a very special night, it's the last episode of "lost." and the entire cast is on jimmy kimmel later that night. any questions you had about "lost" should be answered. and jimmy will get to them that sunday, may 23rd. the wait is over. here from their new cd, the jonas brothers. ♪ l.a. l.a. baby l.a. l.a. baby ♪ ♪ l.a. l.a. baby
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l.a. l.a. baby ♪ ♪ driving down the highway with the california breeze ♪ ♪ in my hair yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ got your location, baby it's nice to see you there ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ here we go i got to go, go ♪ ♪ bring it on the two of us tonight ♪ ♪ we can make it last forever ♪ it's just you and me together ♪ ♪ hollywood the stars are shining ♪ ♪ you and me tonight in this city ♪ ♪ dreams are made of
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dreams are made of ♪ ♪ tonight is ours i'm on my way ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah ♪ whatever you can pick the place ♪ ♪ tell me what you say yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ here we go we got to go ♪ ♪ we got to go, go ♪ ♪ the two of us tonight we can make it last forever ♪ ♪ it will be all right it's just now and me together ♪ ♪ it's the time with the stars shining ♪
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♪ you and me tonight in this city ♪ ♪ dreams are made of l.a., l.a. baby ♪ ♪ l.a., l.a. baby l.a., l.a. baby ♪ ♪ l.a., l.a. it's the two of us tonight ♪ ♪ this can make it last forever it will be all night ♪ ♪ it's just you and me together it's the time ♪ ♪ with the stars shining for you and me tonight ♪ ♪ in this city dreams are made of ♪ ♪ dreams are made of dreams are made of ♪ ♪ come on dreams are made of ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ show what you got come on, come on ♪ ♪ ready or not the fans are here in central park. a wonderful way to kick off the "gma" summer concerts series, with the jonas brothers and demi lovato. they have a concert tour they're about to embark on this summer. also, the brand-new movie "camp rock 2." but they wanted to come out and hang out with you a little bit beforehand. >> it's great to be here. >> all right, guys. word on the street is, you guys got stuck in an elevator for an hour last weekend? >> we did a show at the grove in los angeles. and right after that happened, we got stuck in an elevator for an hour. >> they had to get us out. >> tell the truth.
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who panicked? >> i think we all had a moment where we were freaking out. >> it was getting hot in there. >> i'm going to avoid elevators for a little while. >> joe's taking the stairs for now. >> nick, you have something to talk about. you have been fighting diabetes since you were 13. an inspiration all around the country. >> the jonas brothers children foundation. we've raised over $3 million in the past couple weeks. >> that's fantastic. >> that's something you're passionate about. demi, loved you on "grey's anatomy" a couple weeks ago. wow. >> thank you. >> you also have something you're passionate about. teens and bullying. a lot of the young people can relate to that. trying to fight it. >> bullying prevention is my main platform. anything i can do to make people aware so they can stop. i'm totally all for it. >> yeah. you heard her. don't do that. >> no bullying.
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it's not cool. >> no more mean girls. >> how much -- how much fun do you all have together? >> you know, we have a blast. especially now, we're all on tour. it's going to be amazing. i think it's going to be a summer like no other. we're ready to do it for our fans. we'll have a great time and have fun. >> i think you heard it. would you like to see more music here? more music? all right. it's their first single from the soundtrack of "camp rock 2." demi lovato and jonas brothers, "can't back down." ♪ we can't we can't back down ♪ ♪ we can't we can't back down ♪ ♪ we can't we can't back down ♪
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♪ we can't we can't back down ♪ ♪ not right now we can't back down ♪ ♪ not right now we can't back down ♪ ♪ can't back down ♪ don't close your eyes we're all in this together ♪ ♪ wherever we draw the line we're not gonna ♪ ♪ straddle across it or lose it ♪ ♪ we can't back down there's too much at stake ♪ ♪ this is serious don't walk away ♪ ♪ we can't pretend it's not happening ♪ ♪ in our own backyard on our home plate ♪ ♪ we can't back down
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do you hear your name ♪ ♪ i'm not confused let's win this thing ♪ ♪ we can't back down there's too much at stake ♪ ♪ don't walk away don't walk away ♪ ♪ don't walk away yeah ♪ ♪ don't get me wrong i don't like confrontation ♪ ♪ i'd rather we all just get along ♪ ♪ music should be undivided united ♪ ♪ we can't back down there's too much at stake ♪ ♪ this is serious don't walk away ♪ ♪ can't pretend it's not happening ♪ ♪ in our own backyard on our home plate ♪ ♪ we can't back down did you hear your name ♪ ♪ i'm not confused let's win this thing ♪ ♪ can't back down there's too much at stake ♪
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♪ don't walk away don't walk away ♪ ♪ don't walk away yeah, yeah ♪ ♪ we got a situation that we can't ignore ♪ ♪ 'cause ignorance is not bliss we don't have to take this, no ♪ ♪ with every big decision comes an equally ♪ ♪ important share of the risk we gotta take this ♪ ♪ we can't back down there's too much at stake ♪ ♪ this is serious don't walk away ♪ ♪ can't pretend it's not happening ♪ ♪ in our own backyard on our home plate ♪ ♪ we can't back down der you hear your name ♪ ♪ i'm not confused let's win this thing ♪
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♪ ke can't back down there's too much at stake ♪ ♪ don't walk away ♪ we can't back down can't back down ♪ ♪ not right now we can't back down ♪ [ cheers and applause ] host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? host: does elmer fudd have trouble with the letter r? elmer: shhhh, be very quiet; i'm hunting wabbits. director (o/c): ok cut!!!! uh...it's i'm hunting "rabbits," elmer. let's try that again. elmer: shhhh, i'm hunting wabbits. director (o/c): cuuuuut! rabbits. elmer: wabbits director (o/c): rabbits. elmer: wabbits. director (o/c): rabbits with an "r." elmer: aw...this diwector's starting to wub me the wong way. vo: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more.
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what an amazing morning it has been. are you ready for one more song? here it is. "burnin' up." ♪ i'm hot you're cold ♪ ♪ you go around like you know ♪ ♪ who i am but you don't ♪ ♪ you've got me on my toes ♪
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♪ i'm slippin' into the lava ♪ ♪ and i'm tryin' keep from goin' under ♪ ♪ baby, who turned the temperature hotter? ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm burnin' up burnin' up for you baby ♪ ♪ c'mon girl ♪ i fell so fast ♪ ♪ can't hold myself back ♪ ♪ high heels red dress ♪ ♪ all by yourself gotta catch my breath ♪ ♪ i'm slippin' into the lava ♪ ♪ and i'm tryin' keep from goin' under ♪ ♪ baby, who turned the temperature hotter? ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm burnin' up
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burnin' up for you baby ♪ ♪ walk in the room all i can see is you ♪ ♪ oh, you're starin' me down i know you feel it, too ♪ ♪ i'm slippin' into the lava ♪ ♪ and i'm tryin' keep from goin' under ♪ ♪ baby, who turned the temperature hotter? ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm burnin' up burnin' up for you baby ♪ ♪ i'm slippin' into the lava ♪ ♪ and i'm tryin' keep from goin' under ♪ ♪ baby, who turned the temperature hotter? ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm burnin' up burnin' up for you baby ♪ ♪ yo, we're burnin' up in this place tonight ♪ ♪ your brothers sing it loud and we're feelin' right ♪
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♪ get up and dance don't try and fight it ♪ ♪ big rob is for real and that's no lie ♪ ♪ stop, drop and roll and touch your toes ♪ ♪ it keeps on burnin' up more and more ♪ ♪ i got j.b. with me playin' it down ♪ ♪ come on, boys let's bring the chorus around ♪ ♪ i'm slippin' into the lava ♪ ♪ and i'm tryin' keep from goin' under ♪ ♪ baby, who turned the temperature hotter? ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm burnin' up burnin' up for you baby ♪ ♪ burnin' up burnin' up for you baby ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. >> thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> t
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i think i'll go with the preferred package. ( chuckling ) good choice. only meineke gives you options on complete car care, and we'll help you choose what's right for you, your car, and your budget. at meineke, you're always the driver. [ cheers and applause ] and what a way to kick off our concert series. thank you, guys. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> of course, we're going to have you back. "camp rock 2." we have to have you back in august for that. >> we'll come back. and all of the tickets for our tour go on sale tomorrow. make sure to check it out.
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>> thanks so much. you're going to have a good summer, aren't you? >> totally. >> look forward to summer. >> "camp rock 2." since we have a little bonus time, how about "s.o.s.," guys? just for you. have a good weekend. >> thank you so much. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ told you i made dinner plans you and me and no one else ♪ ♪ that don't include your crazy friend ♪ ♪ well i'm done with awkward situations ♪ ♪ empty conversations oh this is an s.o.s ♪ ♪ don't wanna second guess this is the bottom line ♪ ♪ it's true i gave my all for you ♪ ♪ now my heart's in two and i can't find ♪
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♪ the other half it's like i'm walking ♪ ♪ on broken glass better believe i bled ♪ ♪ it's a call i'll never get >> keep clapping those hands, now. >> come on, now. ♪ this is where ♪ the story ends a conversation on i'm ♪ good morning. 8:56. a butte of sunrise.
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check out the time lapse from mount airy. the sun still coming through, but the milky white shade may give it the impression of being more cloudy. we're up to 72 right now. from the 140 stretch, now 73. in ellicott city, we have some high clouts pushing through but it is about the wind pumping in humid air and heat. and a storm that produced severe weather through the nation this week is falling apart. we'll have some showers this weekend but not that bad. today 86 and partly cloudy sky. we'll slip back with clouds tonight in the upper 50s to mid- 60s and check out the weekend forecast coming up next on good morning maryland at 9:00. right now the final check on traffic with kim brown. well we still do have delays around the area. most delays on 95 southbound have been cleared as you approach the tunnels but as we look at the beltway at
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hartford, still slow going toward the top side. it gets slow around york all the way past delanie valley. and we're working a couple of incidents in baltimore city. an accident on the southeast side at quarantine and another crash reported downtown han over at hamburg. a little bit slow here at green spring, traffic moving below speed but no incidents around 695. harrisberg checking in incident free. stay with us. we have good morning maryland coming up in 90 seconds.
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