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September 1st, 2009
06:15 AM ET

What’s on Tap – Tuesday September 1st, 2009

U.S. Forest Service firefighters monitor a back fire August 31, 2009 in La Crescenta, California.  (Getty Images)
U.S. Forest Service firefighters monitor a back fire August 31, 2009 in La Crescenta, California. (Getty Images)

Here are the big stories on the agenda today:

  • Jaycee Lee Dugard is in a secret location with her family this morning.  Psychologists are now helping her and her children begin the process of adjusting to a new life after 18 years in captivity.  Police are opening up their investigation into the man who allegedly stole her childhood – Phillip Garrido.  A bone fragment's been found near the convicted sex offender's house.  Are there even more victims?  Authorities are now looking into a possible connection between Garrido and at least two other kidnapping cases.  We’ll talk to a woman who hasn’t seen her child since 1988, who thinks Garrido may have some 20-year-old answers.
  • An out-of-control wildfire closing in on L.A.  Triple-digit temperatures and bone-dry conditions are only feeding the flames that have now burned an area the size of San Antonio, Texas.  Authorities say five people who ignored evacuation orders are now trapped.  We're live from the front lines in southern California.
  • Did the Bush Administration use the politics of fear?  We’ll ask America’s first Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge about questions he asks in his new book, out today, including a push to raise the nation's terror alert before the 2004 election.
  • For the first time since his arrest and conviction for assaulting pop star Rihanna, Chris Brown is breaking his silence.  The R&B star told Larry King he's ashamed of what he did to her.  We’ll have a sneak peak of the exclusive interview.

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  1. Rosemarie Saxton

    I feel for those people that are loosing there company that is going to mexico,we have to take care of our country also.
    we have bill's to pay ,roof we have to keep over our head's too.these company's think that they are saving money how about saving life's the american people need job'd too.

    September 1, 2009 at 9:11 am |
  2. BigD HealthVille, Mn

    The Communication Waves this Morning are the SLOWEST SLOW EVER!

    Ed Rollins is One if the Few Republicans with His Head On Straight!

    Lisa Caputo– ANY TIME, ANY TIME–MORE LISA! MORE LISA for SURE!

    I'm on Medicare + My Wife Pays "HIGH BUCK, LOW COVERAGE, HUGE DEDUCTIBLE UNAFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE PREMIUMS"

    We are for + Believe in Obama's Health Care Reform 1000%!!

    Health Care Reform Will Pass.

    Most of America is for Obama Defined Health Care Reform!

    MORE Lisa Capito, Caputo, ?? MORE LISA!

    September 1, 2009 at 8:41 am |
  3. Mike Armstrong TX.

    Earth quakes mudslides wildfires I.O.U.'s sounds like a scary place to live. maybe God's trying to tell California people something like move.

    September 1, 2009 at 7:31 am |