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Chris McCarty and Mike Taylor help carry Quintin Sanders, who has cerebral palsy, off a rescue boat in the north end of Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. McCarty came from Lufkin, Texas to help rescue people from flooding due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (Ryan Pelham/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)

7:05am -- GUEST: ABC's Ryan Burrow says optimism is returning to soggy Houston, despite massive flooding the power has remained on in virtually all areas of Houston, Lynnwood WA man is busted after swimming away from cops (and a shark) in the Atlantic Ocean, new US Senate report says FBI director was prepared to exonerate Hillary Clinton before completing 2016 investigation, Article Of The Day: why Congressional action on Trump's tax reform plan is so critical.

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