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>> right now, a man was shot to death and police are now looking for his killer. an out of control donald trump rally in chicago called off. the violence and new controversy this morning. good morning, everybody. thank you for being with us for
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another warm day out there today. here's dave. >> indeed warm and muggy. an early sunrise this morning. an hour later tomorrow morning as we push those clocks forward tonight. look at this beautiful view in melbourne. and there you can see venus on the horizon, the morning star. 71 right now, warmer than normal. high enough humidity levels that there has been patchy fog around that seems to be lifting and certainly will in the next hour. middle 60s for most of us. visibility a concern right now. the beach line slowed things down for a while. we're down to two and a half mile visibility but largely we're seeing the lift at this hour. storm system coming in off the gulf of mexico. southerly wind flow.
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quite a bit of cloud cover in the forecast. sprinkles as well midday into the afternoon with that cloud deck moving through. highs generally in the middle 80s. your forecast is coming up in a few minutes right now a killer is on the loose in orange county. deputies are on the hunt. they believe a woman shot a man on 13th street just before 8:30 last night. he later died at the hospital. so far all deputies are saying is that he was 34 years old. they have not released any other information about the suspect troopers on the lookout this morning for a driver who hit and killed a person in orlando and then took off. the crash happened around 10:40 last night on lexington on colonial drive. the suspect van was white according to witnesses. troopers have not released the name of the person who died
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today for an elderly man who police say made a murder suicide pact and was not able to finish the job. 89 year old carl lang spent the night in jail and is now facing homicide charges after killing his long time companion. police got there just in time to stop lang from turning the gun on himself. police do not know the motive and neighbors are stunned >> it's a shock. they really loved each other. >> it is sad when you get to this point where at this age that, that person felt they had nothing else. no other path to take.
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nobody has been hurt at our rallies. >> this morning, controversy over the violent protests that forced donald trump to cancel a rally in chicago. chaos erupted last night ahead of trump's speech at the university of illinois. there were shouting matches and punches thrown. overnight trump addressed allegations that his rhetoric encourages violence. >> i hope my tone is not that of causing violence because my basic tone is really that of securing our borders, having a country and a great country, bringing our jobs and manufacturing back. i certainly don't condone violence and it's not acceptable to me. disagree. >> this is a sad day. political discourse should
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threat of violence. without anger and rage and hate directed at each other. >> this campaign is about bringing our people together. [crowd cheering]. >> not letting donald trump or anybody else divide us up. >> overnight we heard from hillary clinton who agrees candidates bear some responsibility saying violence has no place in our politics. we should use words and deeds to bring americans together this morning marco rubio is targeting voters in the tampa area but his wife is headed to orlando. she'll meet with campaign volunteers this afternoon and thanking them for all their work ahead of tuesday's primary. several local counties are offering early voting that ends
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stay with wesh 2 news for upcoming visits for presidential candidates hoping to get your vote turning to new developments overnight in the sermg for two dangerous prisoners in new mexico. u.s. mar martials announced they -- van wednesday night. corrections officers did not realize they were missing for hours. two of them were placed on leave new evidence showing a vicious attack right in the middle of island of adventures. prosecutors just release third degree video from january. police say this is glenn ferguson running for his life with fellow artist frederick torres right behind him. it's believed torres stabbed him in the head with scissors. we also have pictures from the aftermath showing ferguson getting medical attention. ferguson did survive the
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torres has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder there's a new case of the zika virus in orange county. it's one of 59 confirmed cases in the state. this is a map showing the counties impacted. all but one of those cases are travel related. today you'll have a chance to ask questions and voice concerns about zika. there's a conference starting at 1:30 this afternoon at the florida mall hotel and convention center as part of a women's health event in the second floor legacy ball room of that hotel. new on sunrise, ride sharing companies claiming victory with no state regulations coming their way. the house and senate failed to agree on a bill as the session ended last night. senate leaders wanted stronger
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spokes people for uber -- bikers continuing to roll into daytona beach as bike week wraps up. motorcycles parked up and down the streets and bikers are filling up area hotels. this year has become a roaring success. >>reporter: miles from the main bike week events, the cracked egg diner at daytona beach shores is nonstop. the minute a table clears another group sits down and right now the bulk of the visitors rode motorcycles to the restaurant. >> we've been up 30% every single day. fantastic. it's been a wonderful bike week week up and down hotel row, no vacancy signs and full parking lots tell the story. week.
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the noisiest time of the year but the money visitors leaves behind speaks volumes. >> it creates jobs for those that live here and a great economic boom for the city and the area. >>reporter: this is the 75th anniversary for bike week and that's why many came. >> it's the 75th and people want to get memorabelia from the 75th. >>reporter: we were at two crashes though this morning and this last big weekend, we'll see even more bikers sharing the roads with motorists. store owners with busy, law enforcement, perhaps more so. this morning we're asking
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when three cars slammed into each other last night. this is video from drift lake terrace. two others were taken to the hospital and are in critical condition. this morning brevard county firefighters are keeping a close eye on a wild fire near titusville. poor visibility has shut down highway 408 between i-95 and state road 405. firefighters have nearly contained the flames. about 35 acres have burned. the forest service has put brevard county at moderate fire risk today any chance of rain in the forecast today, dave? i know a lot of people are wondering that. >> that is exactly right. speaking -- this is brevard county as well of the beautiful sunrise over the 528. humidity levels will be on the rise. the fire threat, that's why moderate. the better chance for actual rainfall is going to come
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currently 64 in the orlando area. muggy with patchy fog. 71 in melborne. the fog will dissipate over the next 45 minutes or so. mid 80s by this afternoon with sprinkles in the forecast. a much better chance of rain in the outlook as we work into the day tomorrow. neighborhood temperatures right now. 61 degrees in lynn. lake county 64 and celebration. toward the coast, 59 in palm coast. 72 down in the melborne area. i'll have your seven day forecast in a couple of minutes imagine meeting all the presidential candidates before even leaving middle school. ahead, you'll see how a local boy landed some of the most coveted interviews of the year. then.
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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the same disease that inspired the ice bucket challenge will be at the center of a walk in downtown orlando. we meet a local man battling als. >>reporter: it may be hard to understand what clay is saying but you can feel his pain. he's thankful for the support and care of his family as he faces his biggest opponent, als. >> it's hard on clay. >>reporter: clay was the picture of health climbing mountains and training for iron man competitions and building a porch.
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in his hands and was unable to do everyday tasks. most patients with als will find weakness in their limbs, slurred speech and loss of muscle control. >> the cells giving you strength are dying wherever they are in the brain or spinal cord causing progressive deterioration in strength of muscles of the body. >>reporter: his family helps every step of the way but it's tough to watch the neighbor you've always counted on needing you more than ever. >> he's the guy you always depend on and i hate that i have to help him. there's nothing like als that rob's a person and robs their life like als. there's nothing. >>reporter: like most patients with als, clay's body may be giving up on him but his mind is on point.
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printing manager and takes care of his beloved dogs. it's not easy to feed them but he finds a way. >> the disease has changed his way but he's still clay inside. >>reporter: clay also communicates through text messaging and his biggest message this week is walk to defeat als. the disease affects more than 15 million americans and you can help defeat it by walking at the lake saturday morning. >> getting out there and walking and starting that conversation about the disease is huge. >>reporter: clay doesn't want your pity. just a cure. >> clay was recently accepted to a clinical trial and hopes it slows the progression of the disease. you can join the walk to defeat als. check in starts at 9:30 this
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the florida primary now just days away and some south florida voters have to change their voting place. an elementary school is closed because of dozens of sick students. officials are working to figure out what is behind the illness. the symptoms experienced by students include nausea, cramping, and fever. an orlando 13 year old getting some of the biggest interviews on the campaign trail. he's interviewed jeb bush, marco rubio, bernie sanders. he's with the scholastic kids press corps. >> this election, so malpractice different things
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really no way to predict what's going to happen. i'm looking forward to it. >> he's better spoken about politics than a lot -- well -- i'm not going to get on the soap box. >> the adults? >> exactly. >> bobby says he wants to continue his career in journalism. he has a bright future no doubt if the senator is coming to florida on tuesday he'll have to deal with warm and muggy conditions. >> he's probably ready for it. >> we're talking about a toasty morning. daytona beach wins the sunrise competition this morning. it's beautiful over there. humid levels 100%. reduced visibilities in the roadways beginning to break and clear in the morning when the
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63 in the villages. winter haven as well. 69 in coco beach. a toasty day. the villages have a quarter of a mile visibility. the rest of this hour as things warm up conditions should improve. fresh southeast wind today bringing moisture on shore. a couple of sprinkles certainly a possibility as well. light rain already down to the south working its way through parts of brevard. by midday some of the showers getting into central florida. not significant rainfall though. but tomorrow that changes. this is the system that's going to drive all that. the first front will fall apart on this area of high pressure. the second one sweeping in and
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through tomorrow. light rain and sprinkles tomorrow at times. tomorrow morning muggy again. partly cloudy skies. warmer temperatures and the threat for showers and thunderstorms. the rip current threat continues to be quite high at area beaches. big time of the year for folks up north to be in central florida. if you go to the beach stay near a lifeguard, the rip currents are strong today. 84 degrees in winter park for your high today. at the coast line, the onshore flow producing rips and holding temperatures down in the low 80s today.
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county coast line. dangerous rip currents are a primary concern for the boating and beach forecast. there's that seven-day forecast. for tonight, st. patrick's day tomorrow and a chance for showers and thunderstorms. all right. getting down and dirty. next, the bike week tradition, getting greasy today.
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losing business and what city happening today, it's not just about the bikes. things will the annual cole slaw wrestling goes on today. it's a decade's-long tradition for bike week. you can see all the action at noon today the party is over for some wild spring breakers at panama city beach. city leaders say the crowds are much smaller this year. business owners say they're seeing profits down by as much as 75%. you may remember there were a
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made headlines in that city last year so the city added new rules to curb partying like banning drinking on the beach. >> the people of panama city beach can help spring break this year by urging their elected officials and law enforcement officers not to get on national television and bad mouth our destination. >> city leaders plan to review the ordinances once spring break ends wild life officials are,ing to figure out how dozens of pelicans got hurt. 125 pelicans have been received in just two months. it was 174 during all of 2015. half of the injured birds are sadly dying. they're currently migrating here's a strange story from the state capital. one of florida's top regulators can't go into his office
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inspectors found ten pounds of it above ken lawson's desk. no one is allowed in the office until it's gone a year of space and now years of freedom. coming up, scott kelly's retirement announcement and why yet we're talking about a beautiful sunrise across central florida. it is beautiful in daytona
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talking temperatures in the low if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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right now a man killed and the suspected shooter on the loose. the information deputies are working with this morning good morning, everybody. it's 6:30. we've been watching fog roll through the area this morning but the sunrise out there has been beautiful over central florida. >> it has.
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the fog as the sun comes up and the temperature warms up that fog will slowly lift. low visibility in a couple of locations but not that big of an issue as it was an hour ago. that's the way it is in brevard county, the intracoastal waterway. plenty of clouds out there throughout the day today. even a sprinkle or two in the forecast. currently temperatures generally in the 60s across the region warming most everyone in the lower to middle 80s. most of us are doing okay in terms of visibility on the roadways. fair amount of cloud cover throughout the day today, high and low clouds. a sprinkle or two in the midday and afternoon hours. high temperatures in the middle 80s today. >> wow.
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orlando police are trying to sort out a metro west parking lot shootout. the witness who was at the wal-mart says around 2:00 a.m., two people got into a fight. but it didn't end there. the witness told police they got into their cars, smashed into each other, and started firing. police don't know whether anyone was hit or have a description of the people involved right now a killer is on the loose in orange county. deputies are on the hunt. they believe a woman shot a man on 13th street just before 8:30 last night. he later died at the hospital. so far all deputies are saying is that he was 34 years old. they've not released any other information about a suspect >> troopers are on the lookout for a driver who hit and killed a person in orlando and then took off. the crash happened around 10:40 last night at lexington and colonial drive. witnesses could only say the suspect van was white and last seen speeding onto i-4.
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has not been released the elderly man charged with killing his long-time companion in an attempted murder-suicide is about to answer to a judge. police say 89 year old carl lang was about to turn the gun on himself but it was too late for his long-time companion. he's now charged with homicide. >>reporter: as the sun set on doris avenue, investigators and crime tape surrounded this home. police believe an attempted murder-suicide was carried out inside. 88-year-old rose mary getz was found shot to death but before 89 year old carl lang could pull the trigger on himself, they intervened. >> it's a shock. they really loved each other. >> extensive interviewing is being done with him and they're analyzing everything inside. >>reporter: lang has already told investigators he made a
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companion of 25 years to kill her and then himself according to police. but why is still a mystery to the many neighbors who knew the couple. >> ever hear or see anything to cause you to believe there was trouble at the house? >> nothing. not a thing. rose mary always seemed to be okay. >>reporter: this neighbor says ambulances have been called to this home multiple times but when we asked police if health issues could have been a motive, they told us it's too early in the investigation to say. >> it's sad at this age that person felt they had nothing else, no other path to take in commitment 2016, five arrests and two officers injured when a donald trump
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inside and outside the university of illinois. a video shows an officer's bloodied head. trump decided to cancel the rally when thousands of protesters and supporters clashed. >> i felt it was just safer. i don't want to see anybody get hurt. you know, so far it seems to be working that way. but i felt it was much better to cancel rather than allow this. >> trump has been taking heat since taking the rally over the times he's used violent rhetoric towards protesters thrown out of his rallies overnight chicago police defended their actions during the rally saying they were prepared for the chaos. >> we were actually taken by surprise but when we first heard the rumor it might be canceled, we took the precaution to call in those additional 100 officers to provide security for people
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meanwhile, other candidates are using the violence as a new way to attack trump. >> i think donald trump is responsible for his own rhetoric. >> ted cruz, hillary clinton, and bernie sanders also railed against trump for the words he used. coming up on the today show you'll hear more from that group beginning at 8:00. today senator bill nelson hits the campaign trail here in central florida to stump for hillary clinton. this afternoon he'll drum up support at an event at the public library at 2:00 o'clock. tomorrow he's moving on to eatonville. the governor of south carolina is also here for the lincoln day dinner.
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>> the state budget is now on governor rick scott's desk but it looks like he may not be happy with the plan. the bill was passed last night. it includes a slight boost in funding for schools but rejects many of the governor's proposals. now questions are centered on which items the governor will veto. >> look i think we have a good budget. >> scott asked law makers for $1 billion in tax cuts and $250 million for economic incentives. very little of which he got. law makers are bracing themselves for possibility their local projects will get vetoed on the bill on the governor's desk this morning allows your kids to cross county lines for schools. the education bill allows parents to move their children
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enough room. it also allows private schools to join the florida high school athletic association on a per sport basis and also adds stricter penalties for recruiting violations today the ceremonial tossing of the dirt marks the ground breaking for orange county's newest school. it's in east orange county and is set to open in 2017 along timber springs boulevard. the idea was to help overcrowding at the current avalon middle. at midnight you can expect delays along i-4. the plan is to test rolling road blocks. the real thing happens later this month but no date has been set so far. construction workers will be installing bridge beams at i-4 interchange. >> people driving westbound on
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people trying to get onto i-4 westbound. so all entrance ramps onto i-4 to kirkman road will be blocked off until that rolling road block gets ahead of that entrance >> watch the signs for more information and of course be careful on the roadways. we'll keep you posted as to when the actual rolling road block will take place we're working to find out after a man is doing after a snake bite. he was flown to ormc last night from taylor creek road in christmas. orange county fire rescue tells us a caller reported a man was bitten by a water moccasin. the hospital has not yet release se his condition >> new video of a flooding from coast. take a look now at the view from a drone flying over louisiana. the areas down stream from that
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evacuation. the storm dumped as many as 14 inches of rain in some places. some people are sleeping in shelters this morning saying there was no warning before flash flooding swamped their homes and businesses. the waters rose higher by the hour yesterday. some had to be rescued by boat. >> a foot was coming into our house. we have four kids and four dogs. we had to decide to get out. >> the national guard had to rescue some people by helicopter. more rain is expected in today. that system now moving our way. let's get back over to dave. we're not going to see any widespread rain at least not today; right? >> that's right. sprinkles in the forecast today. a little bit of rain up into louisiana but the heavy stuff is ahead, heading toward easy
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a beautiful sunrise here in central florida. misty conditions and patchy fog. largely lifting as temperatures come up here now that the sun is up. 54 degrees in the orlando area right now. 59 in palm coast. 52 in lakeland. 63 in the villages. 57 in ocala. 69 in port saint john and 72 degrees currently in melborne. before sunrise, 85 degrees this afternoon. sprinkles around. more on your forecast coming up let's head over to some breaking news right now that we
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this is a car fire billowing out black smoke. you can see the flames at the bottom of your screen. this is happening along i-4. we don't know exactly what happened or if there are any injuries reported or if this is the result of some kind of accident. if you're in the area, use caution around that car fire and we'll continue to monitor that situation from i-4. up next, he spent a year in space and now he's calling it a
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scott kelly's decll friday night on the soccer pitch in central florida and we dare you to find a better setting out there. are lions in the second game of their second season. another big loud crowd at the citrus bowl for this one. last year's mls rookie of the year found the back of the net for the second time this season
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chicago scored in the 14th minute. this one ended in a 1-1 draw. next up an away match at yankee stadium against new york fc gators fell to texas a&m. gators tied things up 11 times before ultimately losing 72-66. ucf may be out of the aac basketball tournament but the cincinnati bear cats played a game for the ages friday afternoon. >> rebound. johnson. oh, johnson has hit two
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>> the third overtime. kevin johnson gives cincinnati the lead with 8/10th of a second left. and then yukon extends the game into a fourth overtime. the husky huskies went on to win this game 104-97 and lived to amaze another march madness day. >> aaron gordon goes hollywood spending time on the ellen show. he talked to ellen about the recent slam dunk competition where he competed. a lot of people say his incredible moves should have led to the title in this one. aaron didn't win so ellen gave him a second chance. >> the bears defeat branson on
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thank you for joining us. have a great weekend. and we're continuing to follow that breaking news. a car fire raging at this point on the side of i-4 in mateland. you can see it looks like there's still some heavy flames and smoke pouring from that car. a lot of emergency crews just showed up on the scene there. traffic getting by on i-4 but not at exit 90b where you can see the car right off to the side there. we're working to figure out exactly what happened. but definitely use caution around i-4 eastbound in mateland. new this morning, former los angeles clippers owner donald sterling and his wife have called off their divorce after a marriage of 60 years. scott kelly will not be returning to space and instead will retire here on earth.
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year in space. kelly did not cite specifics for his decision to retire but in a statement he calls his retirement his next challenge writing i remain ever committed and dedicated to the service of human exploration and advancement whether in space or earth. i will continue to participate in the research related to nasa's one-year mission as necessary we turn our attention over to the weather now. dave? >> a lot of stuff happening out there that morning. the winter park road race getting started shortly. i'm not much of a runner. mostly i plod along. >> get through. >> yeah. >> eric is getting ready this morning. i think it's the two-mile run or the 10k. he's telling us it's gorgeous. also. 64 currently in the orlando
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we've seen some misty patchy fog in a couple of locations. right now mild and almost muggy out there across central florida. right now altamont springs muggy. we start out with this warm and muggy set up. hotter from there. warmer than typical for this time of year. visibility is down in the sanford area. the fog will begin to lift in the next hour or so. two sets of clouds. high cloud deck streaming inland from the gulf of mexico. a low cloud deck coming in from
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that's where the moisture is. sprinkles currently north of the sanford area. we'll watch for that through the midday hours and the afternoon. a storm system advancing across the gulf of mexico tomorrow bringing a chance of rain for tomorrow. very warm and muggy out there. high rip current threat as well. storms in the forecast as well as this frontal boundary begins to approach. some storms tomorrow on the strong side. 85 for a high today in paisley. 84 in winter haven. 85 in winter park. 82 in coco beach. highs generally in the mid-80s all around central florida. the strawberry festival. a sprinkle or two not out of the question as gates open at
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rip currents are the big concern today for boaters. i'll be back with what's happening in your neighborhood in a few minutes. >> we'll see you then, dave. thanks.
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and instagram sensation,ti thousands came to get a glimpse of the queen of selfies, kiley jenner at the
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factory. it's exciting. >>reporter: over the top cocktails and celebrity suites, the sugar factory officially opens in orlando in december but friday night was the real party. >> i hope she'll want to be my best friend. she'll just see me and realize we're meant toe be best friend. >>reporter: i posed this question to a lot of people. why did you want to see kiley jenne retchings? this was the best answer. >> she's famous. that's why. if you happened to miss the
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relive it all on kiley's instagram. we are continuing to follow breaking news. a car fire that is still smoking on the side of i-4. this is a live look from our tower cam. the two right lanes of i-4 near exit 90b are shut down. a warm and muggy morning. eventually it will be a hot and humid day across the area.
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downtown breaking news right now on i-4, a car fire slowing traffic in mateland. and an out of control donald trump rally in chicago and new controversy this
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thank you for joining us for sunrise. we're keeping our eye on what could be another warm, warm day out there, dave. >> that is indeed correct. we're talking about temperatures eventually in the
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whether health problems may have been a factor. i don't take responsibility. nobody's been hurt at our rallies. >> this morning, controversy over the violent protests that forced donald trump to cancel a rally in chicago. chaos erupted last night at the university of illinois. there were shouting matches and even punches thrown. five people were arrested. overnight trump addressed
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encourages violence. >> i hope that my tone is not that of causing violence because my basic tone is really that of securing our borders, of having a country and having a great country, of bringing our jobs and manufacturing back. violence and it's not acceptable to me. disagree. >> i want to be clear. what is happening tonight -- >> this is a sad day. political discourse should occur in this country without a threat of violence. without anger and rage and hatred directed at each other. >> this campaign is about bringing our people together. [crowd cheering] >> not letting donald trump or anybody else divide us up.
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from hillary clinton who agrees candidates bear some responsibility saying violence has no place in our politics. we should use our words and together this morning marco rubio is in the tampa area but his wife is headed to orlando. she will meet with campaign volunteers this afternoon. she'll be thanking them for their hard work ahead of tuesday's winner take all primary. today is your last chance to make your pick early before the primaries. several local counties are offering early voting today. this is if last weekend for it. stay with us for upcoming visits from the presidential candidates hoping to get your vote. time now 7:06. a look at new evidence showing a vicious attack right in the middle of islands of adventure. prosecutors just released this video from january. this shows glenn ferguson running for his life with
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investigators believed he stabbed ferguson in the head with scissors to get back at his boss. we also have pictures. these are images from the aftermath showing ferguson getting medical attention. he is survive the attack. torres has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder there's a new case of the zika virus in orange virus, one of 59 cases now confirmed in the case. all but one of those cases are travel related. today you'll have a chance to ask questions and voice concerns about zika. there is a conference starting at 1:30 this morning at the florida mall hotel and convention center as part of a women health event on the room. ride sharing companies claiming victory with no state
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the house and senate failed to agree on a bill last night. senate leaders wanted stronger insurance requirements. spokes people for uber accused them of being influenced by taxi companies. law makers say they were just trying to keep passengers safe. local ordinances still stands bike week wraps up in daytona beach. motorcycles are parked up and down the streets and bikers are filling up hotels. success. >> feels like a bigger bike week to us as well. >>reporter: miles from the main event, the cracked egg diner at daytona beach shores is nonstop. the minute a table clears another group sits down and right now the bulk of visitors restaurant. the owner can count the ways he likes bike week. >> we've been up 30% every single day and the crowds have
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>>reporter: hotel row has no vacant say signs and full parking lots. >> we're full and have been almost the entire week. >>reporter: the money these visitors leave behind speak volumes to business owners. >> it creates jobs for those that live here, it's a great economic boom for the city and the whole area. >>reporter: this is the 75th anniversary of bike week and some say that's why they came and why so many others did too. >> it's the 75th. people want to be linked to the 75th. not all events carry on like that. >> i'm hoping it goes for 75 more. >>reporter: there have been dozens of accidents though involving motorcycles. we were at two different crashes within minutes of each other this morning.
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see even more bikers sharing the roads with motorcycles. store owners are busy, law enforcement perhaps more so this morning we're asking troopers about a deadly crash in flagler county where two people were killed when three cars slammed into each other last night. you're looking at video from drift way terrace. two others were taken to the hospital in critical condition this morning >> also this morning brevard county firefighters keeping a close eye on a wild fire near titusville. poor visibility has shut down highway 407. as of last night firefighters had nearly contained the flames. about 35 acres have burned. brevard county is at a moderate fire risk today fire danger may be top of our minds but strong rip currents are also worth some concern on the coast. chopper 2 flew above the beaches as spring breakers
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remember to swim parallel to the shore if you're ever caught in a rip current now we take a look at our beautiful sunrise this morning here in winter park and other parts of central florida. a very warm day. a lot of acs kicking on today. >> it is beautiful out here. as a matter of fact, gorgeous shot of the tower outside. i can also hear the birds chirping. the sun has come up. it is just delightful this morning. temperatures in the the lower to middle 60s around central florida. a little muggy. you can definitely feel the humidity. currently. calm winds. mostly cloudy skies. temperatures eventually today. this is the way it looks around the rest of central florida. mid 60s in most locations. 62 in daytona beach and 61 in
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85 degrees and mostly cloudy skies. even a light sprinkle is in the forecast for the day today. i'll talk about showers and thunderstorms in your seven-day forecast coming up all right. imagine meeting all the presidential candidates before leaving middle school. ahead on sunrise, you'll see how a local boy landed some of the most coveted interviews of the year. then. >> the disease has changed his body. but he's still clay inside. >> from hiking mountains to struggling with everyday tasks, what this als patient wants you to know and how h rotisserie-style chicken raised without antibiotics? it's what we do. that same chicken pulled by hand? it's what we do. freshly-baked bread and crisp veggies? it's what we've always done. the new rotisserie-style chicken sandwich from subway.
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stay with us for more information as it becomes available. the same disease that inspired the ice bucket challenge is the center of a walk today in downtown orlando. we meet a local man battling als. >>reporter: it may be hard to understand what clay briton is saying but you can feel his pain. he's thankful for the support and care of his family as he faces his biggest opponent. >> it's hard on clay. >>reporter: he was the picture of health training for iron man competitions and building a porch. but in late 2012 he noticed a change in his hands. tasks. his doctor says his symptoms
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patients will find weakness in their limbs, slurred speech and loss of dexterity. >> the cells are in charge to give you the strength and they're dying wherever they are, the brain, the spinal cord. so it will cause a progressive detier yore ration in the muscles of the body. >>reporter: his friends and family have helped every step of the way from getting dressed to driving to work but it's hard to watch the neighbor you always counted on needing you more than ever. >> i hate that i have to help him. there's nothing like als that robs a person and robs their life like als. there's nothing. >>reporter: like most patients are als, clay's body may be giving up on him but his mind is on point. he continues to work as a printing manager and take's care of his beloved dogs. it's not easy to feed them but
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>> the disease has changed his body. but he's still clay inside. >>reporter: he also communicates through text messaging and his biggest message this week is to walk to defeat als. the disease affects nearly 15,000 americans. you can help all of them saturday morning by walk sglg getting out there and walking and being able to start that conversation about the disease is huge. >>reporter: clay doesn't want your pity. just a cure. >> clay was recently accepted to a clinical trial in hopes it slows the progression of the disease. you can join the walk to defeat als the walk begins at 11:00. the florida primary is just days away and some south
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change their polling place. citrus cove elementary school is closed because of dozens of sick students. health officials are working to find the cause of the increase in illness. the similar somes include nausea, cramping, and fever an orlando 13-year-old is getting some of the biggest interviews on the campaign trail. this is bobby cena. he's interviewed marco rubio, bernie sanders, hillary clinton, and jeb bush. he's hitting the campaign trail with the scholastic kids press corps. >> bernie sanders hoping to get a win in florida like in michigan. this election it's just so many different things happening, there's no way to really predict what's going to happen. i'm looking forward to it.
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he's a hunter's creek middle school student and wants to pursue his career in journalism. he'll be our boss someday. >> maybe just a couple of years. >> who knows. right. exactly. >> warm and muggy today with maybe a sprinkle or two out there. it's not an umbrella type of situation though. just a couple of dots on the windshield. earlier in st. cloud. loved getting photos in. send them to us. gorgeous in most locations. you can see the clouds out there and you can feel the humidity outside at 100% in daytona. patchy fog in a couple of spots limiting the visibility on the roadways but that's beginning to break up. temperatures in the low to mid-60s around central florida and eventually we're headed into the 80s. at the coast line, probably the low 80s. you can see this motion from the southeast to the northwest.
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bringing in low clouds. from the west, upper level flow with high clouds. so two different layers of clouds moving by today so at times mostly cloudy skies. some sprinkles in this some locations. some not necessarily reaching the ground. really just very hit and miss and minimal in nature. this is a big system moving out of the gulf coast states where all the wet weather came in from new orleans. serious flooding. now it's moving off across the northern gulf coast toward the panhandle of florida and eventually we'll get rain from that into our area. today though, southeast winds just bringing clouds and a couple of sprinkles into play. a lot of swell and surf as well with a very high rip current threat at the beaches. make sure you stay near a lifeguard.
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different situation. stronger storms expected in the afternoon hours. warmer conditions out there and active weather sunday afternoon and evening. low 80s at the coast. bike week forecast today and tomorrow, a chance of showers. not quite as hot at the coast line because of the on shore flow but it's creating that rip current threat. that is our primary concern and our beach and boating forecast, there's swell in the water. it is going to be bumpy with winds about 15 knots out of the south and east. tomorrow. getting down and dirty. next, the bike week tradition
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happening today, it's not just about the bikes. things are going to get mayonnaisey at the cabbage patch bar. this is the view from chopper 2 last year. it's a decade's-long tradition and is at noon today. the party is over for some wild spring breakers at panama city beach. the crowds are much smaller this year. business owners are seeing their profits down by as much as 75%. there were a number of violent crimes in the city last year and the city added new rules to curb partying like banning drinking on the beach. >> the people of panama city beach, what they can do to help spring break this year is to urge their elected officials and law enforcement officers
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television and bad mouth our destination. >> city leaders say they plan to review the ordinances once spring break ends we are continuing to follow breaking news. a car fire on i-4 eastbound in mateland is now out. but traffic there at a crawl and the back up stretches a good distance. so certainly a nightmare there on i-4 eastbound. we'll other keep you updated as soon as we get any new information. >> we have fog still in the northern parts of our forecast area. most of us along the i-4 corridor and south are just seeing partly cloudy skies.
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breaking news. a car fire out on i-4 eastbound in maitland but traffic is stacking up. heavy smoke and flames were pouring from that car just moments ago. good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us for sunrise. time now is 7:30. it is going to be another warm day out there. a lot of acs clicking to the on position today. >> that's right. we have a mixture of clouds and sun out there over the city. most of us in the low to mid
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the low to mid-80s. enough moisture and humidity that we still have some fog in some northern counties. lower visibilities at this hour. the rest of us have seen the fog left. temperatures 61 in orlando. 64 in kissimmee. headed to the middle 80s today. a small chance of rain here. one or two sprinkles moving inland midday into the afternoon hours. at the beaches, temperatures not quite so high. a southeast wind flow that's going to keep you in the lower 80s. otherwise 84 today in wildwood. 48 in waterford lakes. marine land at 74. your full forecast coming up. all right. thank you. we're continuing to follow breaking news. an intense car fire is now out but traffic as you see is at a crawl on i-4 in maitland. you're taking a look at the back up at kennedy boulevard
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eastbound lanes there nearly stopped at the top of your screen exits 90a and b heading into maitland are now closed. we want to show you a video of the heavy smoke and flames pouring from that car. stay with us as we work to find out exactly what happened. new from overnight, orlando police trying to sort out a shootout. a witness at the wal-mart on kirkland road says around 2:00 a.m. two people got into a fight but it didn't end there. the witness told police they got into their cars, smashed firing. police don't know whether anyone was hit or have a involved right now a killer is on the loose in orange county and deputies are on the hunt. they believe a woman shot a man on 13th street just before 8:30 last night. he later died at the hospital. so far deputies are saying -- so far all deputies are saying
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they have not released any other information about a suspect. we just got new information about a deadly crash in orlando. troopers now say the driver who hit and killed a man last night had just sped away from a traffic stop. they believe the driver slammed into charles mcmurray as he was riding his bike near lexington and colonial drive. the car was later found abandoned. troopers are still looking for the driver. time now 7:33. the elderly man charged with killing his long-time companion in an attempted murder suicide is about to answer to a judge. 89-year-old carl lang evers about to turn the gun on himself but it was too late for his companion by the time they got there. he's now charged with homicide. >>reporter: as the sun set on doris avenue, investigators and crime tape surrounded this home. police believe an attempted
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inside. 88-year-old rose mary getz was found shot to death but police say before 89-year-old carl lang could pull the trigger on himself, they intervened. >> it's a shock. they really loved each other. >> extensive interview is being done with him and they're analyzing everything. >>reporter: lang has already told investigators he made a pact with his companion of 25 years to kill her and then himself according to police. but why is still a mystery to the many neighbors who knew the unmarried couple. >> ever see or hear anything that would cause you to believe house? >> nothing. not a thing. >> always asked rose mary how okay. >> this neighbor who didn't want to be identified says ambulances have been called to this home multiple times. when we asked police if health issues could be a motive, they said it's too early in the
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>> it's sad when you get to this point at this age where this person felt they had nothing else, no other path to take. five arrests and two officers injured when a donald trump rally -- this was the scene in chicago last night inside and outside the university of illinois. a video shows an officer's bloodied head. trump decided to cancel the rally when thousands of people clashed. >> i felt that it was just safer. i don't want to see anybody get hurt. so far it seems to be working that way. i felt it was much better to cancel rather than allow this. >> trump has been taking heat since cancelling the rally over times he's used violent
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overnight chicago police defended their actions saying chaos. >> we were taken by surprise but we heard that rumor of the cancellation so we called in the additional officers to provide security in the neighborhood as people exited meanwhile, other candidates are using the violence as a new way to attack trump. marco rubio called trump's tone over the past few months disturbing. >> i think donald trump is responsible for his own rhetoric. >> ted cruz, hillary clinton, and bernie sanders also railed against trump for the words he's used. coming up on the today show you'll hear more on what the candidates have to say as well as the groups blamed for that out of control rally. today senator bill nelson hits the campaign trail here in central florida to stump for
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this afternoon he'd holding an event at the public library at 2:00 o'clock. tomorrow he's moving on to eatonville. the governor of south carolina will be here in the villages speaking for the lincoln day dinner. she endorsed marco rubio for president the state budget is now on the governor's desk but he may not be happy with the plan. law makers passed the bill last night that includes a boost in funding for schools but rejects many of the governor's proposals. now questions are centered on which items the governor will veto.
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$1 billion in tax cuts and 250 million for economic incentives. now lawmakers are bracing themselves for the possibility their project will be vetoed another bill on the governor's desk allows your kids to cross county lines for school. it will allow parents to move their kids to another district if there's room as well as allow private high schools to join the florida athletic high sport basis. happening today, the ceremonial tossing of the dirt marks the ground breaking for orange county's newest school. this is a rendering for the school in avalon park in east orange county. it opens in 2017. the idea was to create a school that would help overcrowding at the current avalon middle you may have seen the signs and starting at midnight you can expect delays along i-4.
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is to test rolling road blocks. the real thing happens latered this month but no dates have been set. construction workers will be installing budge bales for the kirkland road interchange at i-4. >> during this road block, people driving westbound on i-4 will be affected as well as people trying to get onto i-4 westbound. so all entrance ramps onto i-4 will be blocked off until that rolling road block gets ahead of that entrance. >> watch the signs for more information and of course be careful on the roadways. we'll keep you posted as to when the actual rolling road blocks will take place >> covering orange county, we're working to find out how a man is doing after a snake bite. he was flown to ormc last night from taylor creek road in christmas. a caller reported the man was
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the hospital has not released his condition video of severe weather soaking the gulf coast. take a look at the view from a drone flying over louisiana. the areas down stream from this river are under a mandatory evacuation. that dangerous storm system dumped as many as 14 inches of rain in some places. some people are sleeping in shelters this morning. they say there was no warning before flash flooding swamped their homes and businesses. as the hours went by, the flood waters rose higher yesterday. some people had to be rescued by boat. >> it got to where a foot was coming into our house and we've got four kids and four dogs and it was just time to leave. >> the national guard had to rescue some people by helicopter. more rain is expected in all right. we turn our attention to weather here.
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here's a live look now from orlando international airport. dave, you're outside already heating up. >> it is actually rearm and muggy. i'm feeling a little on the dewey side right now. we're looking right now at a mixture of sun and clouds. this is sunrise right now. this is st. cloud. we also have a beautiful view of the morning sunrise. right now 64 degrees with some fog in and around -- 71 degrees in melborne. very muggy in the region. in orlando temperatures around 61 degrees. the middle 80s for the interior locations today, low 80s along the coast line. there is the possibility of a couple of sprinkles. right now 67 in ocala, 63 in lakeland. 69 in palm coast. there's your hour by hour outlook for the day.
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what may fall will come in the form of sprinkles. a better chance for showers and thunderstorms sunday. that's coming up in a couple of minutes. >> dave, thank you. orlando's own slam dunk superstar goes hollywood. aaron gordon shows off for ellen next on sunrise. plus, scott kelly's decision to retire and why he's not quite done with nasa just yet. >> but first back to that breaking news, i-4 eastbound in maitland, exits 90a and b closed because of that car fire on the road.
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friday night on the soccer pitch in central florida and we dare you to find a better setting out there for games under the lights. another big, big loud crowd at the citrus bowl for this one. they play against the chicago fire. last year's mls rookie of the year found the back of the net for the second time this season for the lions. this one ended in in a 1-1 draw.
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stadium against new york city fc. ucf may be out of the tournament but the huskies and cincinnati bear cats played a game for the ages friday afternoon. >> rebound. johnson. johnson has two enormous threes. see. the third overtime. the bear cats kevin johnson drains a three point jumper to give cincinnati the lead but
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puts up a half court buzzer beater and sends the game into fourth overtime. huskies win the game 104-97 and live to amaze another march madness day. aaron gordon goes hollywood on the ellen show. he talked to ellen about the recent slam dunk campi titian on nba all-star weekend. a lot of people say his moves should have led to the title in this one. aaron didn't win but ellen gave him a second chance. >> the bears defeat the branson beasts on the road. branson is a suburb of toronto. now you know where you can find that on the map. have a great weekend astronaut scott kelly will not be returning to space and instead retiring here on earth. he just returned after nearly a near in space.
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reason for his decision but in the statement he called retirement his next challenge writing i remain ever committed and dedicated to the service of human exploration and advancement whether in space and on earth. following retirement, i'll continue to participate in the ongoing research related to nasa's one-year mission for as long as is necessary. >> i would say he deserves retirement. >> another american hero. >> absolutely. it's getting warm today in central florida. mary sent in this picture of the view this morning. we love getting pictures of what's happening around central florida. currently temperatures in the
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we have an update now on that breaking news we've been following. maitland police say one person has been killed in a car fire
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you can see exits 90a and b are blocked off for the investigation. there was a crash before that. they expect the investigation to last several hours. right now a killer is on the run in orange county. deputies tell us a woman shot a man on 13th street just before 8:30 last night. all we know is the victim was 34 years old. they have not released any other information about a suspect. troopers now say the driver who hit and killed a man last night in orlando had just sped away from a traffic stop. the crash happened around 10:40 last night on lexington at colonial drive. the victim has been identified as charles mcmurray. today a lake county man accused of killing his companion in a murder-suicide attempt will face a judge. police say they got to 89-year-old carl lang before he could turn the gun on himself. he killed 88-year-old rose mary
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>> state budgeted is now on the governor's desk. the bill was passed last night. it includes a slight boost in funding for schools but rejects many of the governor's proposals. brevard county firefighters keeping a close eye on the wild fire near titusville. there is a moderate risk of fire in brevard county today. let's get one final check of your forecast with dave. >> warm and muggy out there at this hour. more humidity out there today means more clouds. also a couple of light sprinkles not out of the question. so headed out of the 60s today into the lower and even mid 80s. if you're at the coast line, temperatures probably maxing out in the low 80s. >> all right. very good, dave. thank you. that's going to do it for sunrise. the today show is next. look for updates on those i-4 back ups coming up in just about 30 minutes.
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good morning. chaos and clashes. violence breaks out at a donald trump rally in chicago after a last-minute cancellation. protesters and supporters taking their fight into the streets and the candidate said he made the right move. >> i don't want to see anybody get hurt. >> chicago police making it clear he didn't have to cancel. his poepts also weighing in. >> there's only one presidential candidate who has violence at their events. >> it starts at the top. >> will tempers flare at trump's

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