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county. as melissa marino shows us, he is trying to garner support after a rough week. >> reporter: they arrived very early. >> one, two. >> reporter: hours ahead of time to hear donald trump's message. >> what a great state. >> reporter: trump is looking to garner support in florida after dropping poll numbers. he has been under fire for what he said on the so-called trump tape. video released friday revealed trump speaking a number of years ago in vulgar terms women. during his rally, he directed most of his comments to hillary clinton. >> the hillary clinton documents released by wikileaks make more clear than ever how much is at stake on november 8. she would be the most dishonest and the most corrupt person ever elected to high office. >> reporter: we are sold 7,000
hanger. trump vowing to win the election. melissa marino, newschannel8. david jolly wants an ad with him buddy buddy with donald trump taken off the air. the ad began airing this week. in that ad, there are many picture of trump and jolly, but jolly says the photos are photoshopped. he wants his opponent to call for the ad to be taken down. >> reporter: and we quickly noticed they had photo shopped my he bodies to put me in a plane with donald trump, shaking his hand, at a news conference together. all are falsehoods. >> jolly called on crist to denounce trump. crist campaign told us he denounced donald trump long ago. floridians will have an extra week to register to vote, a federal judge extended the registration deadline. they filed a lawsuit after governor rick scott said he would not extend the deadline
the new deadline is now next tuesday, october 18th. well, it is a disturbing trend that has reared its ugly head in the bay area. pasco deputies arrested two 14- year-old students in stewart middle school for leaving notes that threaten to kill. investigators provided some of the notes they are accused of leaving on campus. they reference a clown named sprinkles. authorities tell us this is >> because we don't know if they are accurate or not. we have to treat every threat is real. we can't dismiss these threats. >> both teens were arrested and charged with a second degree felony. coming up at 8:00 on great 38, newschannel8's chip osowski shows us what some parents at the school are saying about the whole situation. the man charged with kidnapping a four-year-old will
extradition. they believe they took rebecca lewis from polk county and drove with her to tennessee. there were several sightings and an amber alert. someone stole a weapon right out of the deputy's patrol car in highlands county. car burglars went on a crime spree in a sebring neighborhood and one was an unmarked patrol vehicle. the crooks took off with a rifle, a vest, and a ba someone will impersonate an officer or commit a terrible crime. >> there was no forced entry. we think possibly i remember, left it unlocked. >> it is unclear at this point if that deputy will face any penalties. extra patrols meantime have been assigned to this case. it is is a story you will only see on newschannel8. a music teacher badly injured in a car crash that also
since the tragedy. jamel lanee spoke to him about the tragedy. >> it's a process. i'm doing the best i can trying to take it one day at a time. still have a ways to go. >> reporter: nearly two months after a crash that killed caroline sine, sean hankins is smiling. he wants to thank the public for his support. he was driving impaired brice macleod slammed into them. >> you never think just driving home from a movie something would happen like this. now, i'm try to get back on the road. i'm just super, almost, i don't want to say paranoid, but it is nerve-wracking. >> reporter: still in pain, hankins and his family won't let that stop him from advocating against drunk driving. >> there is no reason anybody
>> reporter: reporting in pinellas park, jamel lanee, newschannel8. today, a red tail hawk named skyler soared into the sky once again. rehab specialists released it at the country club. two months ago it was rescued from the saint pete clearwater airport. it had swallowed a femur bone and had to have surgery. for a while, her caretakers didn't know if she was going to make it. >> there is a time in the four weeks if you wonder on. but we gave it an extra week and actually, she decided to get up on her hocks an then her legs. >> skyler was not the only bird released today. the owl sanctuary set five other birds free. and what a day for it. chief meteorologist steve jerve joins us. it is beautiful out there. started a little cloudy this morning. high clouds. >> and you saw with skyler
as the day went along, we picked up clouds. probably a few more clouds early in the daytime 74 degrees at freedom plaza. that look at the camera is fairly common. we have seen a few passing rain showers. 82 degrees in tampa. the dew points 66 degrees so this is pretty good weather. it is not cool. it is not particularly dry weather. but it is certainly much better than our heat and humidity several weeks so this is a nice change, a nice range of temperatures. you might see extra clouds and a few light showers. temperatures 81 degrees in lutz and odessa. 81 in apollo beach. 79 in macdill and brandon. we will mostly be looking at the upper 70s near 80 degrees this evening and a lot of spots so generally very comfortable with that dew point reading. wind speeds are fairly light.
clearwater there. 23 miles an hour. but you can see the general wind direction is out of the northeast. and, we will continue to see that same type of setup the next couple of days. we will talk more about that forecast in detail coming up. still ahead ... >> i'm stacie schaible. in the newschannel8 heart walk phone bank. we are wrapping up what has been a long day. we started here at 6:00 a.m. this morning. we are still taking your calls. we love for you to donate to our cause. it is 1-800-528-0808. i'm goin far today. we would still like to hear the phones ring. they will be open until 7:30.
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phone bank right now. stacie schaible has been manning our phone bank. she started at 6:00 this morning and has details on how much you all have raised throughout the day. stacie, you look excited. i hope that means good news. >> reporter: it does mean good news jen, thank you so much. you have been helping to bring in donations today. greatly appreciate it. we have had many incentive prizes that have gone out to our very generous viewer who's have called in. we have bucs tickets, lightning our wfla newschannel8 lightning suite. all of those prizes went. there is one big one left. we are looking for a big generous donor looking to donate $10,000 for a round trip to la, hotel, air fare included and two tickets to ellen. two tickets to the ellen show. very popular show. comes on at 3:00 here on newschannel8. so if you would like to donate $10,000, that trip to the first
bracelets. they are called bourbon and bow ties. the founder of this company, carly oaks, is from the bay area. aren't they beautiful? they run for about $50. they retail at little boutiques all over. i know nordstrom has them. she has donated three of her bracelets. for $75 each you get one bracelet. i want to tell you, we have five pairs of halloween horror because those tickets are at least $55 face value. so for $150, you can get one of five pairs of halloween horror night tickets good until october 31. so, thanks to your generosity. i love to hear our volunteers in the background picking up the phones.
i pulled a couple because i wanted you to hear. we offered tour to the 6:00 p.m. news. we had michael and bob who donated $250 apiece and they are doing to donate the tours to local journalism students. what a great idea on your part. also, the lightning suite for $5,000 went to allison in saint pete. thank you so much for your generosity and the four lower level tickets went to rhoda in lutz. so many of you called to donate. $10 all the way up into hundreds an even thousands of dollars. which brings me to the drum roll please. we do have a banner. look at how much, thank you guys. we have raised $25,202. and that is before this last round phone calls.
of fuccillo kia has agreed to match that for a $100,000 donation. we have a month to going in the heart walk. it is not too late. these guys will be here until 7:30 taking your calls. thanks again for your generosity. thanks for having a heart for the heart walk. back to you jen. >> nice work stacie. you guys are open for another 15, 20 minutes or so. >> i'm having a little trouble hearing you. t' >> yeah, we are good. $28,000. >> thank you very much stacie.
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the fed s&p dropped 2, the nasdaq dropped 7 points. an interest rate hike is still expected in mid december. social security recipients can hit up the dollar menu with all the extra money they will be receiving in 2017. can you sense the sarcasm? the feds have announced the annual ben fits for 66 million people. payments will go up between .2% and .5%. meaning the average person will
paycheck more. if you drive a prius, there could be a problem with your parking brake. toyota is recalling 2016 and 2017 model prius cars over concerns that the parking brake could fail. and the car could roll away if it is left in any other gear than park. the company has received reports of crashes, injuries, even deaths. owners will be notified of the recall in november. and until then, make sure you leave it in park. florida drivers don't need to worry too much about hitting a state farm found florida ranks 47th in the nation for deer strikes giving us odds of 1 in 903. in georgia, the odds are 10126. in west virginia, odds are one in 41 that you will hit a deer. that was number one. so, here is a question for you. how do you ship back a recalled phone that is prone to bursting into flames? samsung has come up with a hopefully safe way to do so.
shipping boxes for customers who need to mail their phones back to the company rather than returning them to a local retailer. the package includes a static shield bag. thermally insulated gloves and multiple layers of insulated boxes. amazon has announced amazon music unlimited. prime members can get streams music for $8 a month. while nonpri if you want to stream music exclusively through your echo device, it drops to just $4 a month. amazon previously offered streaming music free with prime but had a more limited selection of tunes. one big competitor to amazon's service, pandora, is offering something called pandora plus, an ad free
they unveiled a new logo today which you will see on mobile devices as soon as today. it is getting more expensive to crack into a lobster dinner. have you noticed? prices have hit an 11 year high thanks to booming demand from burger and lobster restaurants and the growing popularity of lobster rolls. wholesale prices for lobster are at a $6 a pound. with retail prices even higher. now, max defender 8. the world east most poweul with chief meteorologist steve jerve. >> we are picking up on a few showers at the moment on max defender. you will see a few showers drifting very quickly off to the west. south of sebring as well. inland areas have been fairly quiet. eastern sections of polk county. but, occasionally, that's the best chance to find a shower. same in highlands county. out here in arcadia, a few showers popped up.
of venice, a northeast wind at 4 miles an hour. a lot of clouds in the southern part of sarasota county. here at famous tate, this is out in brandon, hillsborough. 77 degrees with an east wind at 5 miles an hour. traffic looks pretty good right along 60. 70 degrees our forecast low. maybe some clouds left around. patches of clear skies. probably start the day out the further wrest you travel. the better chances of sunshine as we were talking about. 82 degrees the current temperature. tampa international. dew point 66. it is 77 saint petersburg. wind coming across the bay, so, a little cooler there. as you see, the clouds and the showers, they paint the showers a little more active than they are. you see the hurricane nicole well off to the east. it is almost a major hurricane. 110 miles an hour winds. bermuda in the path of the storm could be a major hurricane as it passes over bermuda in the next 24 hours. the folks will be watching
here until the end of november. so, don't relax yet. have that planned. rapid refresh model continues to show the movement to the west, just like you saw in the radar. fairly typical for this time and this set up with an easterly flow. tends to generate a few light showers in a strong easterly wind. the rain chance 10% thursday. about the same friday and saturday. not much change in the weather pattern overall. if you like this, you will like tomorrow and the next day. temperatures are mild. and the humidities come back a but not to unpleasant levels. the morning and the afternoon and the evening is very, very nice. i like this time of year. it is starting to break the heat off a little bit. and, the big front, colder front, a drier front, could, maybe, nine or ten days out. >> we are getting to the sweet stuff now. >> we are. this is just the introduction to the sweet stuff. this is like the welcome mat. >> i love it. thank you. hey, don't forget, the heart walk phone bank open just a couple more minutes and volunteers are standing by to
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undamaged by the way. she is a singer song writer so, you can probably guess what happened next. >> ? i'm just looking for my tiny house! i'm just trying to figure this out! some crazy person took my house! and they thought they were going to get away with no! ? >> you know what those are? the tiny house blues. she hopes to finish the home and move into it by the end of the year. police do not have any leads, in case you are wondering. >> just downloaded it on impersonate an officer tunes. it is number 14. itunes. >> do you think she rigged the theft of her own house to make a song? >> come on, found a couple of miles away? never would anybody do that for
>> i believe she did it. >> that's going to do it for us. jackson as she finally confirms she's expecting.ly >> now on "extra!" janet jackson, growing, showing, givinging her first words about the baby she's expecting with her bilai orders. donald trump's party of one as he thumbs his nose at the gop. >> does he still have a chance to win? >> a.j.'s got the donald's longtime friend. >> sean hannity. sean hannity. sean hannity. >> did you go nuts when you heard that? >> his take on the race. >> if hillary clinton was sitting in this seat right now, what would be your first question? >> his thoughts about alex. and who's in his bull's-eye. >> you know what i'd like to have a fight with on air?
meeting. is she pulling the plug on "keeping up with the kardashians"? then opening up her deeply personal new memoir. >> i'm actually a little afraid. >> her father's homelessness, her struggle to the top and her giant "empire" spoiler. >> oooooo. >> plus, super sexy at 46. padman lingerie. oh my god, you look so hot. >> now on "extra!" the entertainment capital of l.a. >> hey, everyone. welcome to "extra!." i'm mario lopez. coming up, why billy bush just hired a crisis manager to deal with the big fallout from the trump case. also coming up, mario, linds lindsey vonn is here revealing what she learned from her breakup with tiger woods. but first a secret no more. janet jackson says it's true she's having a baby.
>> this new picture the official confirmation. the 50-year-old superstar cradling her baby bump announcing to the world,"my baby joy." wearing a cream white dress and a massive diamond ring, janet giving her first words on her pregnancy to "people" magazine. we thank god for our blessing. the news six months after making this announcement on facebook. >> my husband and i are planning our family. >> her husband, billionaire the two wed in 2012 and are expecting their first child together. the five-time grammy winner making this baby revelation to "extra!" when she was just 38. >> i don't have kids, so -- >> is that a desire? >> the older i'm getting, yeah. >> she had been spotted only days ago shopping for baby gear. "people" on stands friday saying she'd be keeping a low profile. >> she's not telling people when she's due or the gender.