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good morning, america. flying frustration. hundreds of flights canceled and thousands of delays as a record number of americans crowd the airports. >> our flight's just kept getting delayed and delayed until they eventually pulled the plane. >> american airlines reassuring customers after a big travel glitch and driving with its own set of problems. what to know as you're heading home. holiday washout. the remnants of a surprise tropical storm battering the carolinas. with rough surf and rip currents in the mid-atlantic. plus, the critical fire danger in the west and the warning about setting off fireworks. air show accident. a driver in a souped-up truck
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racing two planes, dies after a large explosion on the tarmac, the investigation this morning. banding together. families of two americans captured in the ukraine war meeting for the first time. >> they saw people suffering and asking for help and they felt like they had to go. >> finding strength in their common mission -- get them home. stepping down. the resignation letter from the embattled uvalde official at the center of the school massacre. shopping the sales. the big holiday deals this weekend. "gma" doing the leg work to save you money. grilling dangers. all about the fire risks. the advice to keep you and your guests safe this holiday. >> make sure your lid is always open before you light it. >> and what to do when flames get out of control. ♪
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plus, champ's challenge. professional eater joey chestnut showing up to his weigh-in on crutches. will it hobble his effort to down those dogs? >>goorerica. it haso much he wa>> sesou go aw take on joey chestnut. one of these days. >> one day, joey, i'm coming for you. >> i can just see that segment playing out. it's a perfect "gma" moment. hopefully you are where you are going to be this holiday weekend. the tsa saying almost 2.5 million people passed through airport security on friday. that's 300,000 more than on the same day in 2019, before covid. combine that with thousands of flight delays and hundreds of cancellations, and you have a lot of aggravated travelers. we'll have more on that in a moment. also this morning, that
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terrifying scene at a michigan air show. the fireball on the ground. you see it there. a jet-powered truck rolling over, one person killed. we'll have the latest on the tragedy just ahead. >> really unbelievable video there. and more protests overnight over the police killing of a black man in akron, ohio, the community there anticipating the release today of police body camera footage of the shooting. 25-year-old jayland walker shot dozens of times by police after a car chase. akron cancelling july 4th events fearing unrest. that's also ahead, but we do begin this morning with holiday travel. abc's mola lengi joins us live. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, guys. another busy day for millions of americans who hit the roads and took to the skies this holiday weekend. between the cancellations, the delays, the price of gas, for some traveling didn't go exactly according to nlae s bravliday crowds and flying this weekend. this, amid flight delays, cancellations and staffing
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shortages at airports. >> we were supposed to be on our way to mexico for our graduation trip but it got cancelled. >> reporter: airlines cancelling more than 700 u.s. flights and delaying more than 5600 flights on saturday. more travel troubles, thousands of american airlines pilots might be dropping as many as 12,000 scheduled flights through the end of july due to an overnight computer glitch. american airlines saying the vast majority of flights have been restored and this won't impact their holiday operations. transportation secretary pete buttigieg said he's taking steps to make travel smoother. >> there are some things that you can't control like weather. but there a lot of airlines can and should control to make they can service the tickets they're selling. i think these next couple of days are really going to put those measures to the test. >> reporter: tsa working to do their part during the weekend rush. >> we always wish we had more staff, but we have enough staffing for this weekend. we also about 1,000 officers tsa that have volunteered to go on
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temporary basis to help out. >> find out that my flight is delayed again, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., to now 4:52 p.m. >> reporter: jordan ross myers has been traveling for1 hours. >> until they eventually pulled the plane. >> reporter: aaa predicts a record 42 million people will k. with the most traffic corridors expected to be in atlanta, boston and chicago. some holiday travelers opting to hit the roads and avoid airports altogether. drivers facing their own set of challenges. in california, a new three-cent increase to the gas tax. fortunately, aaa predicts roads won't be that bad today. not much congestion today and tomorrow. still, whit, you know how this goes, if you're planning on traveling give yourself plenty of time. >> exactly. got to have a plan. thank you. now to what's left of tropical storm colin off the carolina coast, impacting holiday plans there.
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sam champion joins us with the latest. sam, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, whit. yeah, it was another surprise that we just didn't need for this holiday weekend. it was this pop-up tropical storm on the carolina coastline. you can see the flags whipping in the wind. also some rough surf in the area. the good news from this system is that all of the heavy rain was parked on the east side of the storm, but that meant off toward the atlantic. this one didn't cause a whole lot of trouble. as a matter of fact, you can see where the remnant low is. the hurricane center won't issue any more advisories on this. there still are some wind, rain and rough surf. i want to show you this all-purpose cold front that's wiping down to the south, this clears out the northeast, so the places that had storms yesterday -- boston, new york, philly -- you're getting improved weather. there are some rip current problems out there. they're likely in the carolinas. i would extend this all th, w rs
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guys. >> sam champion, thank you. now to law enforcement on high alert this holiday weekend. there are concerns that the recent events like the supreme court rulings could be potential flash points for violence. abc white house correspondent faith abubey joins us from washington with more. good morning, faith. >> reporter: good morning to you, eva. law enforcement agents across the country are on high alert, in part, because of this controversial rulings from the u.s. supreme court, now couple that with a busy holiday weekend, fewer covid restrictions and bigger celebrations, and you have the potential for the lone wolves and extremists to have this threat environment. the department of homeland security has been warning about anger and resentment about a bunch of political issues. just this weekend, a large group of people belonging to the white nationalist group, the patriot front were seen marching through the streets of boston carrying shields and flags, covering their faces and wearing shirts that say "reclaim america."
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this incident comes less than a month after 31 men, believed to be a pa part of the patriot front, were arrested near a pride event in idaho. while there are no credible threats from foreign or domestic actors, the nypd has said iconic locations and high-profile events, like large crowds gathering at the macy's fireworks display, could be potential threats and attractive to extremists and lone wolves. >> faith, you mentioned the supreme court, both maryland and virginia governors have been called upon to protect the justices' homes and take action from these protesters. >> reporter: that's right, the supreme court marshal wrote a letter to the governors of maryland and virginia about these ongoing protests, outside the homes of these supreme court justices, they said, she said, she was asking these leaders to take appropriate action that prohibit picketing outside the homes of supreme court justices. this request comes as many
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americans express frustration over the supreme court. just a few weeks ago, a man who was armed with a pistol and a knife traveled to maryland and threatened to kill justice brett kavanaugh. two u.s. deputy marshals were able to thwart that threat. security protocols here in washington have been stepped up. now turning to that terrifying tragedy at a popular michigan air show. one person killed. the video here, a huge ball of flames erupt. on the ground during the stunt. >> reporter: this morning, police have identified the man who died after a large explosion during the pyrotechnic portion of a mission -- michigan air show. authorities say the 46-year-old wuss driving this truck called the shockwave jet truck, racing two low-flying planes at the air show. it's one of the largest air
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shows in the country. known for its high speed and death-defying stunts. the show's websiting advertising it as the only triple jet engine truck. before witnesses said parts of his truck which was also carrying an aircraft began flying off. >> you didn't really understand what happened when you first watched it. once you realized you just knew it wasn't going to be good. >> reporter: elizabeth mathews was there. says she was initially caught off guard. >> spun in circles and rolled and then kind of where he landed it, caught fire. >> reporter: a massive fireball on the airfield appears to cause the truck itself to catch fire and roll over several times. it's unclear if the first explosion was planned. the crowd, stunned. onlookers, gasping, as an announcement made it clear that something went wrong. emergency teams raced to the scene of the crash.
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the driver's father posting to facebook, we are so sad. just one month ago, chris turned 40. he was so well loved by everyone who knew him. chris so loved the air show business. he was "living the dream" as he said. right now, the faa is on scene investigating that explosion with local authorities. still the air show is expected to continue later today. whit. >> all right, ike, thank you. to politics now and big democratic party names gathering at the annual essence festival to shore-up black voter support heading into november. vice president kamala harris head lining the event. abc's averi harper has more from new orleans. >> reporter: it's the largest celebration of african american culture in america. essence festival. vice president harris using the opportunity to deliver a clear message to black voters. >> many of the states that are attacking the woman's right to choose they're also attacking voting rights. >> reporter: the overturning of roe v. wade giving renewed
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energy to efforts for turning out this key voting bloc in november. >> it was terrifying because getting around that right means eventually they're going to get around so many other rights. >> reporter: despite accomplishments like the swearing-in like justice ketanji brown jackson to the supreme court democrats in new orleans believe there is still more work to do. >> voting is not magic. we don't get everything we want in an election. it's medicine, we got to keep taking it. >> reporter: in a survey of black voters, a "washington post"/ipsos poll from may found what it called diminishing support for biden with 7 out of 10 approving of biden's job performance. >> what are we going to do in terms of helping middle-class americans afford to be able to survive in today's economy? >> reporter: party leaders like a former biden adviser say that democrats have some convincing to do, but need more time. >> we're going to continue to push for legislation. that's why we're here, to answer those questions of, what have you done for me lately?
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what have you done, period? >> reporter: many democrats including congresswoman val demings running for senate in florida still confident that black voters will turn out because so much is at stake. >> let's expand the majority in the senate so we'll have the votes we'll need to get rid of the filibuster or do a special carveout for legislation. that protects constitutional rights. >> reporter: averi harper, abc news, new orleans. >> our thanks to averi harper. joining us now with more on some of the top stories in politics, abc's cief foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz. will be hosting "this week" later on this morning. good morning. always great to have you. let's start with immigration and that supreme court ruling allowing the biden administration to end former president trump's so-called "remain in mexico" policy, you have the homeland security secretary on the show this morning. what are the administration's next steps at the border now? >> well, one of the things that the administration says in
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alejandro mayorkas is they want to end the "remain in mexico" policy as soon as it's legally permissible. we want to ask the secretary what exactly that means, but they do they say it poses unjustifiable human costs and it als moves border patrol agents they say away from where they should be and doing their job and of course, whit, this week, that terrible, terrible migrant death, more than 50 migrants died in the back of a tractor-trailer. we want to ask him about that as well. >> we want to turn to the january 6th committee, your colleague jon karl also has that exclusive interview with congresswoman liz cheney, and she's now making serious allegations about possible witness tampering. >> she is, whit, and it's a fascinating interview and so much of it we haven't seen yet, jon's interview. one of the things that liz cheney says is that one of the witnesses received a call and
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the person on the other end of the call said a person let me know you have your deposition tomorrow, he wants me to let you know he's thinking about you, and of course, liz cheney said i think most americans know that attempting to influence witnesses to testify untruthfully presents very serious concerns. jon asks her about all of this and so much, whit. >> we expect to hear more on that in future. martha, thank you as always. we appreciate it. just a reminder, tune into "this week" later with the biden administration's next steps on immigration. plus as we noted more of jonathan karl's exclusive interview with january 6th committee vice chair, representative liz cheney. e eva? now to that police shooting of jayland walker in akron, ohio. authorities expected to release body camera footage today. abc's elwyn lopez has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, the city of akron bracing for potential protests ahead of body
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camera video set to be released today. showing the moment officers shot and killed 25-year-old jayland walker. >> it's a nice day, people want to be at the pool right now.e ig we don't want to be out here. but we're going to be out here ecause justice demands equality. >> reporter: authorities say police reported gunfire from the car that jayland walker was driving, as they were trying to pull him over for a traffic violation monday morning. walker's family attorney says a gun was found in that backseat. along with shell casings, but that walker was unarmed as officers fired at him more than 6 times. the lawyer said he viewed police body camera footage ahead of its public release, and claims walker posed no threat to police. >> you can see his hands as he's running on the video. the officers, the first two to engage him used tasers. why do eight men shoot him,
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mostly from behind, as he's running away? >> reporter: police stated actions by the suspect caused the officers to perceive he posed a deadly threat to them. but he said he saw no evidence of that. >> just sprinting away from these men, he's shot as he starts to turn and look over his shoulder and that's when he's dropped. >> reporter: the officers involved in that fatal shooting remain on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. >> we would like to know why he was shot down like a dog. simple as that. why is that necessary? >> reporter: elwyn lopez, abc news. atlanta. >> that community on edge. turning now to texas woman who's in custody and back in the u.s. after alluding authorities -- eluding authorities for weeks. ntedn the muerf a wh winncur ctaepter: jai, the cs
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gained international attention with investigators releasing photos and surveillance video of kaitlyn marie arpg stmstrong as spent weeks on the run. finally arrested in costa rica. armstrong had nothing to say as she arrived at george bush intercontinental airport. she was taken into custody wednesday at a hostel in costa rica. armstrong faces murder charges in connection with the shooting death of anna moriah wilson. the 25-year-old professional cyclist was found dead back in may inside an austin home. she was in austin for a cycling event. court papers reveal she dated armstrong's boyfriend. according to affidavit, wilson's -- armstrong's suv was seen on surveillance video outside the home where the young cyclist's body was discovered.
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investigators say armstrong sold her car, hopped on a plane from austin to houston, ended up in newark, new jersey, before making it to costa rica. armstrong's boyfriend has been cooperating. he's not a suspect in the case. whit? >> christine, thank you. meantime in uvalde, texas, a school official is stepping down, school district police chief pete arredondo has resigned his position on the uvalde city council. after much consideration it's in the best on interest of the community to step down as a member of the city council for district 3 to minimize further distractions. he has been under intense public scrutiny for his role in the police response to the shooting on may 24th. time now for a check of the weather. sam champion is in miami for us, and some difficult spots, severe weather for the fourth of july. >> yeah. as a matter of fact, whit, we're about to get a little shower to move across biscayne bay here. let's talk about where the
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fireworks really were happening in the sky. some rain, heading to our big national park for this holiday. that beautiful rainbow over the park. but look at this, in mount rushmore, you get that lightning line in front of the fireworks right here. that's an amazing shot. here are where the storms will light up, right around billings, damaging wind, large hail and certainly that lightning is possible there. as we move west, we know there's a megadrought going on in all of our western states. in these red-flag warning areas they're asking you to please not light off any fireworks. here's what you can expect this morning. cloud cover here in santa cruz, low 70's later with sunshine. starting out with clouds and even patchy drizzle. cool again, but working through the clouds to afternoon sun and
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a little warmer for the fourth. highs today from the upper 50's, 63 downtown. mid-60's across the bay with only lwe are featuring a littlee one through the week. i apologize, america, i should be showing you this electric rainbow that's over here but we can't move to show it. it's a beautiful morning even though there are showers. >> you give us all the electricity we need, sam. >> he's our sunshine this morning. thank you, sam. >> absolutely. now to some shockers at wimbledon, a major upset in the women's third round, top ranked iga swiatek falling to france's alize cornet. in two sets, coming into wimbledon after taking the french open title. on saturday she made 33 unforced errors on the way to ending her 37-match winning streak. so many matches she won in a row, that stretched back to february.
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also, failing in round three, falling in round three, coco gauff, fellow american amanda anisimova defeating coco gauff, and it was anisimova's first time playing on centre court at wimbledon. catch more wimbledon action all weekend on espn and abc. it has been some really good tennis. >> absolutely. >> sounds like it. still ahead here on "gma," speaking out, families of two americans captured by russians in ukraine. calling for the men to be released. injured champ, the 14-time coney island hot dog eating contest winner going into tomorrow's match on crutches. i almost got myself in ♪ i've been everywhere, man. ♪n. ♪ ♪ i've breathed the mountain air, man. ♪ ♪ of travel i've had my share, man. ♪ ♪ i've been everywhere. ♪ ♪ i've been to: pittsburgh, parkersburg, ♪ ♪ gravelbourg, colorado, ♪ ♪ ellensburg, cedar city, dodge city, what a pity. ♪ ♪ i've been everywhere, man. ♪
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building a better bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. good morning everyone. i'm liz croix. san francisco is gearing up for the return of its fireworks show this fourth of july. it's set for tomorrow night at 9:30 fireworks are best viewed from the high street harbor and the fisherman's wharf area other public areas to watch from include pier 39 and the pier.
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and walkway muni is going to provide extra service including three express shuttles to the ferry building after the show and bart will run on a sunday schedule with extra event trains for the fireworks and now it's going to check out the forecast lisa. it might be foggy tomorrow night. unfortunately. yeah, you're right liz. in fact, we're dealing with how about a 47 tpen tontam 5 dntn a little sunnt thereezy wor nsne in the afn. all right, lisa. thank you. thanks for joining us the news continues right now with good morning america. have a great day.
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i come here to raise an army. today will go down in history. this ends here and now. >> all right, welcome back to "gma." that's chris hemsworth, tessa thompson and natalie portman bringing the thunder and a new look at the marvel sequel. "thor: love and thunder." i like the name, kind of like my marriage, love and thunder. the highly anticipated follow-up hits theaters this friday and is expected to light up the box office. >> and a good morning to andrea. >> yes, we love andrea. we appreciate andrea so much. >> yeah.
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let's save whit this morning. now to the top headlines we're following right now. containing monkeypox. the department of health and human services announcing their strategy. vacces, 'sas nearly 20,000 doses to 15 locations in the u.s. earlier this week, they announced it's expanding the critulget vaccinated. two people are dead after a vehicle crashed into a fireworks stand in washington, d.c., saturday. according to the metropolitan police, the driver of the pickup truck suffered a medical emergency before the crash. taken to a hospital for treatment. switching gears, backstreet boys fans got a huge surprise last night at their concert in toronto. watch this. drake made a special appearance there on stage, joining the boys for their song "i want it that way." now fans are asking for a real bsb and drake collab, some
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suggesting that would be larger than life. >> bsb? >> backstreet boys. we start this half hour with the families of two americans captured by russians in ukraine meeting for the first time. joining their voices, as they call for the men to be released. we're in ukraine with more. >> hello, hello. welcome. ioethem me.>> thereat patotone they love their country. but even more than that they love liberty. >> yes. >> exactly. >> they, they saw people suffering and asking for help and they felt like they had to go. >> reporter: this morning, the families of u.s. veterans alex drueke and andy. meeting the first time.
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>> once we found out they were captured, it was this weird mix of extra worry and relief kind of because i got to see him and then i knew we were just beginning. >> reporter: this week, russian state media airing more video interviews of the two men. we won't play the sound because they're probably speaking under durress. they're isolated from each other. in contrast, the two families now bonded together. >> all of the things that we tend to divide ourselves by it's just gone. we're all just come together and saying, these are two american hee ros and we need to get them home. >> yeah. >> it's been a really special thing to me to experience that, to see we're still able to come together in a crisis in this country.
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we still have it. >> reporter: this interview a plea to get the two u.s. veterans home. >> i know with everybody working on it we're going to get them home safely. >> reporter: other americans wnba basketball star brittney griner and former marine paul whelan also in custody. griner's trial now under way. it could last months. her detention in russia extended until december.media speculatin griner and whelan could be swapped for someone serving a 25-year sentence in the u.s. the state department saying they're working to secure the release of all americans detained abroad. in ukraine, president zelenskyy calling alex and andy heroes. >> we're just so grateful that he is willing to back them up, you know, that he has their back the way they have ukraine's back. >> reporter: the families
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telling us that the two men are currently being held in russian occupied eastern ukraine, and as a journalist i spent a lot of time inside that russian-controlled territory, and let me tell you, nothing important happens there without the blessing of moscow, so right now the fate of these two american men is broadly speaking in the hands of the russian government. guys? our thkso switching gears n now for the weather and sam champion down there in miami tracking it all. hey, sam. >> reporter: we're dodging that shower, janai, and i wanted to show you the rainbow because i could not not deliver. this is what i meant by electric colors. the angle of the sun is so low on that, look at the sharp colors on that. look at the green glass. the storms yesterday, i'm so happy we could turn that around for you. we go to those storms that are in connecticut, look at this, wayward shopping cart getting moved by the wind through the area.
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skies clear out in the northeast. it will take time in new jersey, look at the heat that stays in the deep south. one more thing, i wanted to mention those severe thunderstorm threat as they build up and toward chicagoland. turn out nicer here later today. >> you promise the raiyou got i appreciate that. thank you so much. congg eric - bring itos. staying safe at the barbecue. what to know before firing up affect his performance tomorrow?
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lots to know about staying safe when playing with fire. abc's zohreen shah has more from los angeles. zohreen, good morning. i hope you're not playing with fire out there. >> reporter: janai, definitely not. but l.a. firefighters say they respond to 400 extra calls on over the july 4th weekend. this morning, fire officials sounding the alarm after an unattended grill in longview, texas, started a blaze charring this home. >> embers got on the ground, and with all the dead vegetation, the dryness and everything, it spread to the house. >> reporter: july is the peak month for grilling. >> because of that, we do tend to see more grilling fires during the of july. >> here we go. >> reporter: firefighters caution many forget basic safety
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tips. >> make sure you lid is always open before you light it. keep this away from anything that can burn. around the side as well as up top. ideally ten feet away. make sure it's on a stable surface and there's no leaks. >> reporter: if you smell something that could be a leak turn off the gas immediately and look for the source. >> you can take a little bit of soap, a little soapy solution, spread it along that hose and where the leak is coming out it will create little bubbles. >> reporter: and depending on what kind of brush you use it could be a husband ard. >> as we're scraping it a lot of times these metal shards stay on the grill. >> reporter: and know how to use a fire extinguisher. >> we tell our citizenry to remember p.a.s.s. -- pull, aim, squeeze and sweep. >> here we go. >> pull the pin. aim. go ahead and squeeze. >> here we go. >> and sweep. >> that was so easy. >> good job.
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>> so easy. janai, we weren't playing with fire, we were practicing putting it out, and another thing you should note, look at how close the barbecue is to these trees right here. if we were using it we would have to wheel it out a few more feet. and another note of caution, it's getting hot out there, it's easily to personally overheat, make sure to drink a lot of water if you're outside this weekend. >> so many things to be careful about on the fourth of july weekend. grilling top of the list. >> ao clean yot gthe >> you don't want the bristle. zohreen, thank you so much. coming up on "good morning america" -- besides the barbecues, there are those holiday sales. we have the advice on where to bag a bargain. we have the advice on where to bag a bargain. people with plaque psoriasis, or psoriatic arthritis, are rethinking the choices they make. like the splash they create. the way they exaggerate. or the surprises they initiate. otezla. it's a choice you can make. otezla is not an injection or a cream.
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back now on "gma" with a fourth of july tradition, shopping the sales, and abc's becky worley has been hunting down some of the best bargains. becky, good morning. >> reporter: whit, good morning. it's an interesting time to be hunting for deals. the fourth certainly offers some. but with amazon prime day coming up in just over a week the mantra for this weekend, look at summertime staples for discounts and keep an eye out for price drops after you make big-ticketed purchases. this morning, holiday weekend deals being advertised with a bang. >> this fourth of july, lowe's have savings that pop. >> fourth of july sales every year are reliably exciting. we see deep discounts on things like appliances, patio furniture, mattresses and then also, lots of outdoor gear.
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>> reporter: categories of deals that really shine, swimsuits on sale at macy's, markdowns plus an extra 15% off your purchase. swim and water toys are on sale at target, 20% off. but if long weekends mean diy projects at home, then check out these deals. lowe's has garden soil on sale. was $4.58 a bag, now 2.50. and at ace, this grill is at its historic low, its suggested price is $799, but it's 499 right now. if you're worried about making a big-ticket purchase right before amazon sets off a discounting frenzy with its prime days, ask about a retailer's price-matching guarantee. >> typically they'll price match against themselves. so if the price drops they might honor that honor that if you inquire. price guarantee against other competitive retailers. but, again, the policies differ
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from retailer to retailer. it's really important to familiarize yourself with each policy as you shop. >> now let's talk about those price match guarantees, ask before you buy, if the retailer will refund you the difference in price if they have a drop in the next, say, 15 to 30 days, and then it's on you to actively track the item's price, you can of course do it manually, or you can use a price drop alert service. i use one that's a browser extension for my computer called honey, but lots of shopping apps will text or e-mail you when there's a drop in price on item tha you already flagged. >> okay, got to be proactive. we'll be right back with "pop news." there's a drop in price on item that you already flagged. >> okay, got to be proactive. we'll e right back with "pop news."
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♪ time now for "op news" and megan ryte is here.
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i'm just going to throw it over to you. good morning. as we sit pretty and janai takes some food on the side. with a delicious holiday spread we start with one of the july 4h events tomorrow that i really relish. okay. the nathan's hot dog eating contest reigning champ joey chestnut shocking fans at the annual weigh-in by showing up on crutches due to a ruptured tendon. the champ broke his own record last year, downing 76 hot dogs and buns in ten minutes. on the women's side, favored to regain her title against the reigning champion. it's weiner take all. okay, okay. leave some hot dogs for the rest of us. >> especially janai. >> according to wallethub, americans will consume 150 million hot dogs this fourth of
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july and they'll buy 750 million pounds of chicken in the week leading up to the big day. it's also america's top beer drinking holiday. a billion dollars spent on suds. nearly 60% will be attending a fourth of july picnic and 37% will attend fireworks display. any plans? >> sorry, can you re-zoom -- >> i almost ate a flag with my coleslaw. >> it's not my fault. "the minions" is expected to pull in more than $130 million for s im fm akre than $100 million in opening since 2019's "frozen 2." it earned an audience score of 92% on rot it's a big indicator that parents are okay taking their younger kids back to theaters. excited about this movie.
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>> i just didn't want to think we were laughing at you. >> no. >> he couldn't figure out. >> i couldn't get the flag off. >> man, it's been a weekend. thank you for watching abc news. we're always on at goodmorningamerica.com. stick around and have a great fourth of july weekend. >> yes. have a great fourth of july weekend. >> yes. >> yes. building a better bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. good morning, everyone. i'm liz kroitz in san francisco residents along lake street are upset after numerous cars were vandalized take a look at this video shared with abc 7 shattered glass can be seen on the street now. it's unclear if anything was taken from the vehicles the person who shared this video
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sidn'tvenow uil yesterd.id m has epin f large cros at lake merritt for 4 of julyee stl be in place today and tomorrow you can see the areas in red on the map there and that includes parts of lakeshore and grand avenues oakland fire officials are promising roving patrols to prevent people from setting off fireworks, which are illegal in the city road closures will also be in place on grizzly peak on the fourth. the road will be closed to vehicle traffic between skyline. vard and centennial drive in an attempt to reduce fire risk where crowds tend to gather at popular lookout spots. and now let's go check out the forecast with meteorologist lisa arjun. good morning lisa. hi, liz. good morning to you a lot of cloudy views here. this is emeryville, and the winds are breezy from san francisco. 55 57 in oakland 58 in san jose and another gray view from our exploratorium camera temperatures today in the low
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60s here with some sunshine. also that wind is back. so looking at the surface wind. right now nearly 30 miles an hour san francisco and they are pretty breezy up by the delta. so you combine that with that cooler air mass. that's still is overhead that persistent fog deck along the shoreline. we're looking at 60s and 70s today. it'll be sunny afternoon the accuweather seven day forecast slightly warmer tomorrow with that fog just in time for the fireworks. alright, lisa. thank you and thank you for joining us this week with george stephanopoulos is next. we'll see you at nine. have a great day.
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