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donald trump is heading to the bay area tomorrow as he faces allegations of sexual misconduct early voting gets underway. and a historic win last night for the chicago cubs. for the first time in 71 years, they are headed to the world series. see how fans are celebrating today. good afternoon and thank you for joining us here. i'm paul mueller. let's head to the weather
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has been running free and clear thanks to dry air and plenty of sunshine. look at this view here. that's from polk county, lake land auto maul. we still have generally light breezes coming out of the north and northeast. 72 owe test 72 owe72 -- odessa. there is the water vapor image are you, dry air. temperatures will top off at 79 degrees. pretty pleasant afternoon. cool starts, pleasant afternoons. and temperatures getting back to normal eventually but rain chances staying very slim over the next eight days. we'll show you the rain chances in the full forecast, wall. >> thank you so much. >> on the campaign trail, donald trump will campaign in florida for the next three
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and st. augustine today. tomorrow, the rally will be at the state fair ground. this comes two weeks after he held this rally at the lakeland airport. hillary clinton's tim kaine is running in florida. candidates are gathering the support on the all-important battleground states. >> reporter: it it was billed as a policy speech in gettysburg. he turned on a wide range of topics from the leadership of abraham lincoln. >> it is my hope that we can look at his example to heal the divisions we are living through right now. >> reporter: to making mexico pay for a border wall. >> remember, i said mexico is paying for the wall >> reporter: trump once again mentioned the women who came forward and accused him of
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them. >> the events never happened. never happened. all these liars will be sued after the election is over. >> all this as accusation number 11 came forward >> if mr. trump thinks that all these accusations will prevent other women from coming forward, he will be sorely disappointed. >> the clinton campaign the clock. she was with running mate tim kaine for the first time in six weeks. making an appeal for donald trump supporters. >> you probably know somebody who will be voting for donald trump. i understand that they need a president who will listen to them and i want to be that president, too.
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underway. trump's time is running short. tomorrow, early voting gets underway across much of the state including here in the bay area. early investigator will be underway until the end of the week. if you would like to cast your ballot before election day, we have locations for every county on our website. head over to wfla.com. >> a reminder that all three election offices in to 5:00 p.m. now through election day more than 25% of the ballots made to voters have already been received. like him or not, donald trump american politics by storm in the last two years, creating a new kind of political rave. there will be a origins and
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the pew research it is free and open to the public. happening today, a tribute just about ready to get underway for a tow truck driver killed by a drunk driver two weeks ago. it happened before daylight the morning of october 9. troy mcgyver was on the scene. gregory miller hit mcgwire, killing hi fellow truck drivers will remember their friend and colleague as 50 trucks had drive down the road. jenna joins us live now speaking to one of those truck drivers. good afternoon. >> good afternoon. i talked to troy's daughter she put this together. >> this is how we show the
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are strong. we are here to help the public and we want the public to see that we are heart broken over our fall en brother and that we are strong and we are going to stand together and we'll push for these laws to make us safer on the sides the roads. >> reporter: ginger, you told me that troy leaves behind his 11-year-old daughter and you have a message for people who choose to drink? yes, do i have a message for those who choose to in that's your choice. don't drive. you heard that before. you have options afforded to you, whether it's vehicles that will come and pick you up, or sleeping in your car so you don't drive and drink and ultimately kill somebody. as i told this young lady, this man's young daughter will never walk her down the aisle because somebody chose to drink and
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that's a selfish act. don't do it. you have more options than you know you've got. if you don't have them, you have no business being out there. >> ginger, thank you very much. this is about to get started here at 1:00 this afternoon. all the truck also take off. i just want you to take a quick look at all the people who will be here. about 70 are expected. maybe more. some of still rolling in but at least 70 are here right now. paul, back to you. >> there is a ag deliver today, jenna jones, live today. thank you so much. the bucs are on the west coast today where they'll face controversial quarterback collin kaepernick and the san francisco 49ers. the bucs left a day earlier to avoid any chances of jetlag. when he starts today, this is
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refusing to stand up for the national anthem protesting what he says are police brutality against blacks. in chicago, and across the country, cubs fans are celebrating like it's 1945. the lovable losers are the national league champions for the first time in 75 years. fans and players are in finally over. >> oh, my gosh. i'm crying. i'm out of tears. i'm out of tears. >> it's hard to believe. i'm in shock now. that's the first time i'm here. >> she is out of tears. can you believe it? fans began to pick up world series gear early this morning. and the much bigger prize still to come. the cubs have not won the world series since -- get this -- 1908. they have to defeat the
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game 1 in cleveland on tuesday night. a mega merger like you have never seen before. who is buying whom and for what whopping price? that's next on news channel 8.
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welcome back. one of the largest mergers that the media industry has ever seen. at&t will buy time warner for $85 billion.
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business based on wireless, to expand into programming. time warner hones cnn, hbo and tnt. friday's hiewj internet access stopping a he is to pay pal, netflix and others. it also exposes the weakness of while it may make our lives easy, it makes easier targets. >> a welcome retreat. safe and secure. but thanks to a high-tech push to connect almost everything to the internet, our homes have become potential front lines in a cyber war. ten years ago, when most of our home -- in most of our homes,
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>> now, cell phones, thermostats, tvs >> reporter: all those devices given i p address that, when hacked can be used to create a massive traffic jam on the internet super highway. on friday, users traffic to flood a company known as dyn to flood it with bogus monitor or a dvr could topple amazon or twitter but that's what's happening here. >> reporter: could just be the beginning. chief generic devices are usually the most susceptible balls their generic passwords account be changed. >> very important that you understand the device, update the device, don't have the default password. >> with millions of devices already online, companies are
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guy schwartz, nbc news, los angeles. from speed to agility. one team shines on the football field but off the field has not always been easy. memories from a turbulent past. how his coach is helping turn things around, next on news charge 8 this noon. stay with us. i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998.
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who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate, and donald trump should never be our president. priorities usa action
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the movie "blindside". have you seen it in washington state, a teen who has a tough start is turning his life around with the help of his coach but that's just the beginning. >> reporter: on autumn friday nights, the talented east valley hijack high, jackson sean. >> what is tougher? life or football? >> lie, definitely. >> reporter: in what he calls an unhealthy situation, he left home at age 15. >> i had no place to live, had no one to talk to. >> reporter: he returned to school trying to turn his life around but struggled. that's when he sought out football coach adam fisher this january.
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down. he goes, coach, i have nowhere to go. i have no nobody and i need help. >> adam and jolene fisher offered roderick their home and love getting court-appointed oversight. >> he was so accepting of love and so craving of it that we took him in and gave him 100%. >> it was an adjustment for ali and sidney, their parents attention now divided by three with lines drawn on the field . >>when we walk outside >> reporter: and rules at home. roderick is driving, boosting is grade, gaining 30 pounds and attracting the attention of college coaches with his new family in the stands. >> i feel comfortable calling him my dad. he is the whole package. same thing for my mom. the most loving, caring woman.
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new sister allie. >> you put my life in perspective. at camp, the question came up. who is your hero? my answer is you. >> roderick will change his name to fisher as he will be adopted. >> i have a family forever. >> family expanding the definition of getting off to a very chilly start. we are staying out here. watch the power on a new s band. clear skies for us. rest assured we expect this to remain very quiet as we go through the rest of your sunday afternoon. look at the skies. tampa, gorgeous, 69 degrees.
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crystal river, lots of sun, lakewood ranch at 72. winds coming out of the northeast right now averaging around 5 miles per hour. a couple of put foul photos from last night in st. pete. jason rackleman, st. petersburg, another nice sun. we said that from madeleine to brent. be sure to send us all your photos. we are at 75 degrees. 79 at 4:00 pm. that will be the high. 72 this evening. temperatures will start to fall off pretty quickly. 72 inverness, brooksville, 70 in st. pete, just a beautiful fall day here in tampa bay. highs topping off upper 70s to around 80 degrees. a few spots may climb into the low 80s, including st. pete, tonight not as chilly but still below average. most temperatures in the 50s
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you the story. high pressure coming over the southeast and it's going to keep our skies very dry, very quiet the next couple of days. another spot that will stay very dry today, santa clara, california. that's where the bucs are taking on the san francisco 49ers. 72 for that game. getting underway at 4:05 this afternoon. heading out into the water this afternoon, the wind will begin to calm down but they may be gusty at times. expect moderate chop. we have some red tide issues, mainly in the southern beaches. manatee, sarasota county. over the next couple of days, we're going to include more sunshine. just a few passing fair weather clouds as we go into the start of the workweek. highs into the low to mid-80s. and we think we'll bring back just enough moisture to bring back a tiny rain channels i do mean tiny at around 10%
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umbrellas, we'll not need those. they will be collecting some dust. that forecast, i would like to order that for every week for the entire year. >> yeah. can't happen but we are in our dry season. >> and might be a little too chilly for folks. >> maybe for some. >> maybe. >> thank you so much. happening tomorrow, a couple of chances to find a new job at two bay area job fair. one at the holiday inn next to tia on westshore. the tampa bay fair running from 10:00 to 2:00. no pre registration needed. admission is free. that's good, right? >> and seminole hard rock casino is holding a job fair happening tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. they are hoping to fill positions, 200. how many stone crab can you
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a dream come true for one fan. how fenway park became all his for a day. that's a story that you have to
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group of volunteers hit a
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twaish recipient. a young fan asked for his own ballpark. >> under the lights with the exact green color monster, fenway was ready for opening day in windsor. [ national anthem ] >> hundreds of volunteers built the park inspired by one little boy. >> we would like to introduce thomas hastings and his father brad for the first pitc amazing days since i've been associated with make awish. >> six months ago, make a wish challenged thomas hastings to come up with a dream. no limit. he drew his pitch. >> at first, when i wished for a baseball field, i didn't expect to get a mini fenway park. >> reporter: over 34 day, volunteers transformed the hastings backyard. >> i can't express how amazing it was every day to come home from work and to see the progress.
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today and thomas threw out the first pitch. he was surrounded by family, friends and his teammates from the university of hartford hawks base paul team >> thomas faces many challenges. he has had 14 surgeries, dealing with muscular dystrophy can be tough. here, it all disappears. >> reporter: now, thomas can have his friends over any time. >> i feel happy ann feel excited that this is in to be able to play. >> reporter: to see the whole community come together to make this happen, i can't even believe it. >> great story. you know, no easy task dealing with a life-threatening condition. now thomas can relive his wish each and every day. now finally, the annual stone crab eating contest.
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claw meat or risk being penalized. today's record beat the record by more than two minutes. not bad. >> have a good night.
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show, sunday night football. nbc sports, presents the pantene isu grand prix of figure skating. today, it's progressive's skate america. chicago is always a great city to visit, but never more than this weekend. last night on the north side, the cubs wrapped up a spot in the world series for the first time since 1945 and it's been

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