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t i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most diversified. which helps explain why it is one of dana young's top priorities. generating over 15 billion for the regional economy, and 80 thousand local jobs. dana young is working to continue that success, by attracting high waged jobs for families who need them the florida senate. a return to common sense.
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14 days until we go to the polls and tonight, donald trump is campaigning in the bay area. paul mueller joins us from the mid-florida credit union amphitheater. trump is set to take the stage at any moment now, right? >> reporter: that's right. suspense has been building, the crowd is here, fired up and energized. tonight, donald trump's objective is to energize these folks even more than they already are here in is battleground state of florida. take a look at who is on the state right now, of course that is the iconic former fsu coach, showing his support for donald trump. of course, all of this is happening as trump is facing a ticking time clock, some polls showing he has a double-digit deficit and there are some veteran republican strategists who say a comeback is unlikely. when he does take the stage tonight, he is expected to
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wikileaks scandal. are also expected to hear about voter fraud and that the election is rate, also a big possibility he will talk about the locker room talk controversy. >> i trust him to run our economy, trust that he would run our country correctly. he is a businessman, he is articulating what he stands for. >> i think he will do our country good. >> how? provide everyone equal opportunity. >> reporter: trump earlier told reporters that he feels very good about his chances in florida, of course, when he takes the stage we will bring him to you now. for now, live in mueller -- for
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hillary clinton is showing that she leads by double digits, so she is pitching her case. the democratic nominee will be in tampa this wednesday to push early voting. her rally will be held at curtis park in downtown tampa. she is said to appear before 3:00 in the afternoon. early voting is underway in most tampa bay counties but not all of them, you can vote in hernandez, polk, hernandez, manatee county's but if you live in paso county, highland saturday, october 29 two early ballot. we've got a complete list of early voting locations as well as a 2016 guide on our website, wfla.com. a consent decree signed by mosaic and the state today requires the phosphate money to repair that sinkhole at its new wales plant in mulberry. it also requires mosaic to repair all of the contaminated water that escaped and provide continued assurances that no
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off-site, mosaic is responsible for cleaning the mess and if the company does not follow the entire order, it will be fined up to $10,000 per day. 20 years ago today, the police shooting of an unarmed black man during a traffic stop sparked rights that consumed st. petersburg. decades later, the family of lewis claims justice was not done. we spoke with his family today. >> reporter: 20 years later, trend -- tyrone lewis jr. wants justice for he was gunned down by st. petersburg police officers. today, members of his family spoke at the intersection where the shooting happened in 1996. >> i never thought that i would be going up and then in 18 years, my brother is killed in the middle of the street. 40 some people witnessed him being accused and the officers who got found not guilty. >> reporter: on october 24, he
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in his essay officer knight fired shots through the windshield when the vehicle started to move, the shooting sparked an uproar in the community putting st. petersburg in the national spotlight. grand jury deemed the shooting justified, the officers are still with the department today. >> we will always fight justice for everybody that has been killed. officials believe a group of men in halloween masks could be behind a string of crimes in on sunday, four men tried to break into a metro pgs store in port charlotte. an hour and half later, a similar crime was reported at a puma store in ellenton. officials believe the two crimes could be connected and in both cases, they used a special tool to pry open the door. >> this could be something that the suspects do, they are looking for doors and maybe fit, the ability to penetrate and be
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>> here is something interesting, too, the suspects took off in a white audi suv, silver porsche suv and black luxury sedan. if you have any information on this case, call crime stoppers. two bay area football teams lost their shot at going to the playoffs after the school got wind of players not living where they claimed they did. the investigation has now been turned over to the florida high school buttock association, we looked into who was involved in what the punishment entails. >> reporter: high school was 4- 3 on the season and headed to the playoffs in just a few weeks. that was before there was a hiccup in the plans. >> we got information that a student was not living at the address that they gave us. we self reported to the fhsaa and last week is when the organization ruled that they had to forfeit some of their games. >> reporter: six games to be exact. a few games ago, a similar situation happened at gaither
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that was also turned over to the state association and the school had to forfeit three games. we reached out to the coaches of both teams and both schools athletic directors. they did not get back to us. 5 years ago, a similar situation happened to the arm would high school football team. >> we had to forfeit along with the state championship, along with the state finalists. >> reporter: in tampa, jana jones, news channel 8. chief meteorologist steve jere joins us now, wow, are you a popular guy right now? peace >> because? because my me -- chief meteorologist steve jerve joins us right now. >> because? >> because of music, or the weather? maybe that was part of it. it was so nice to come back to a gorgeous weekend. >> this time of year, you
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80 degrees, very comfortable still, 71 degrees at the plantation crystal river. we did notice a few high-class streaming in from the west and this view is fantastic, light winds over all. our mcginnis forecast is pretty good news, too. it does come up a little bit but generally below the not too bad category, all the way up to the next of the week. naturally when you see a cold front come through anti- pressure building we see the winds from the north and eventually shift northeast and east which tends to make it warmer. 72 degrees, harbor, 73 clearwater, and into rudeness, dorsey -- dade city and inverness. when you see dewpoints in the 40s, 50s and even 60 degrees, fantastic. if you're going to be out late and might be a good idea to bring a jacket. we'll talk more about slightly warmer temperatures and rain chances coming up. still ahead, there is no doubt the bay area is a great
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we show you how pinellas county is pulling out all the tops to increase tourism to the area. started class, i'm following up on a story i have been reporting for weeks about missing mammogram record and today, i tracked down the medical director that the
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amendment 1 guarantees your right to generate your own solar energy. it also guarantees that those who don't choose solar don't have to subsidize those who do. amendment 1 means commonsense consumer protections safeguarding seniors-and all floridians from scams,
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amendment 1: good for the economy. good for the environment. good for florida. vote yes on amendment 1-for the sun. pinellas county is sending is in full swing thousands of miles from tampa bay. who are we trying to sell on the sunshine state? brian hughes shows us the three places where pinellas is betting big. for ireland and scandinavia, this is a vacation hotspot. >> they like the americanness of the place, we don't ask him to define that because they
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>> reporter: for decades, pinellas is spending millions of dollars in tax money to push the emphasis in the uk. >> the uk is our number one international market. >> reporter: in february, the behnken does a cvb in the toshiba as well as print ads in double-decker buses and inside subway stations. >> with the influx of tourists from overseas, it helps us a lot. >> reporter: thrives when tourists come calling, his pinellas business supplies big bakeries with what they need including plenty of hotels. he is counting on the county's plan to pay off. >> we have been successful in attracting tourists and it has been a big year, two. >> reporter: a sentiment he and others want to see go on for years as people visit pinellas from all over the world. in clearwater, i'm ryan hughes, news channel 8. >> according to the st. petersburg clearwater convention and visitors bureau,
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county each year, the average stay for them is about two weeks. the holidays are right around the corner and with that, so is black friday. coming up next, which popular retailer is closing its doors ahead of the biggest shopping day of the year. also if you love girl scout cookies, my guess is you will love this. when you could start having your favorite cookies in serial form. and remember, this year's hardware coming up in november, now is the time to join stacie schaible's team.
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robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure , in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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when powerful people need someone to do their dirty work, they hire bob buesing. how far will he go? buesing fought to foreclose assisted-living retirement homes, threatening local seniors with homelessness. then, buesing defended wells fargo buesing's firm was even accused of overbilling local schools , running fees up to seventy thousand dollars. now, buesing's running for senate. how far will bob buesing go?
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> and the nasdaq was up 52. how would you like to own a samsung note 8? a new version of the phone is in the works and samsung wants to give note 7 owners a chance to stay loyal. samsung is offering note 7 owners a 50% discount on next year's phones if they change their note 7 for a galaxy note 7 now and sign on for the model next year.
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are now suing samsung. 527 south korean owners filed suit against the company saying it should compensate them for the added cost and inconvenience of exchanging phones. the time wasted transferring data and psychological harm from owning the fire prone to devices. the initial claim asks for $442 per person but that number could change later on. well some stores continue to push black friday opening times even further into turkey day, outdoor retail year. now once again telling its employees to take thanksgiving and the friday after off. right now we understand donald trump is taking the stage at the mid-florida credit union amphitheater. you want to listen to a few of his remarks. >> [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. boy.
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you, everybody. so, we have almost 20,000 people, broke the record, and we have more people pouring in. there are 7000 people outside, we are trying to get them in. should we wait for them to get in? >> no! >> i agree. i want to thank you. this is amazing. these crowds are amazing about a rico. we are going to make america great again, no matter where we go. these crowds are incredible and it's great to be back here in tampa, and to be back in my second home, florida. i love my second home, i love
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in case you have not heard, the new poll from investors business daily, the most accurate poll for the last three presidential elections by far has asked up two points nationwide, we are leading, number one. early voting in florida begins so make sure you get out, or this whole thing, you know the movement that they are all talking about all over the world, it won't be the same, folks. we are not going to be able to do what we wanted to do. get your friends, family, coworkers out to vote, so you can go vote today, you can vote tomorrow. >> you can see their donald trump pushing early voting as well as election day 14 days
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and of course tonight beginning on news channel 8 at 11. thousands of mammogram records sitting somewhere in pinellas county after a popular mammogram center close last year. investigator shannon behnken has worked for weeks to get their files back and today tracked down the former medical director for his star of the store. >> reporter: it has been nearly a year since brandon's women diagnostic center abruptly closed and a growing number of women are turning to me for help getting their records back. sender owner john parker the third tells me he locks the records in a storage facility in pinellas county. he admits he is overwhelmed. he meets some women with records, others hear nothing. state officials tell me someone else is responsible for the files.
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lynwood henry. i spent the day trying to track him down and finally found him at a new job. >> you don't feel you are responsible? >> correct. >> reporter: he actually has a pretty good explanation. state health officials least -- list dr. henry as last medical director of women's diagnostic but he left the company in march 2015, seven months before the sender shut its doors. a new medical director was never listed with the state. >> the state may have had my name as medical director but i was not working at the time. >> does that responsibility leave you with your employment? >> a question. >> reporter: henry tells me he feels terrible about what happened to his former patients' records but is not happy his name is anywhere near this debacle. >> did you know that he had these records somewhere? >> at some point in time they contacted me and he had stated
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records and that they were kept in a secure facility. >> reporter: state officials have no record of a new medical director and asked that all impacted women file a complaint so they can look into it. i have listed all the information you need to do that on my facebook page. shannon behnken, 8 on your side. a very dry at and max defender 8 shows that, not much happening in the way of shower activity, unclear at the moment. high clouds made of ice streaming across the sky are made of ice crystals and you don't have to detect that on max defender 8. 74 degrees at the lake club, beautiful shot, part of the bay area, east winds, light winds for the evening hours. temperatures will be on the cool side as we head throughout the evening hours and
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overnight, but eventually we start to add moisture back into the region. as i said, temperatures will be in the low 80s over the next several days. the forecast at 9 p.m.:, 7 a.m., 62 degrees, a bit cool to start the day, 74 degrees in tampa and the dewpoints running 55 degrees, the winds are calm. in st. petersburg, dewpoint is 54 degrees with a temperature of 70, it's going to be cool as i mentioned later on in the evening. clear skies persist across the area, high clouds across the region pressure dominates but high pressure performing more of the northeasterly flow, we will pick up humidity and temperatures will come up. it'll feel just a little bit warmer than it actually is. rain chance, 10% thursday and also friday. not a very high rain chance throughout the next eight days because of the dry atmosphere. yes, you will notice it is not as cool as dry -- or try to start the day but this time of year, any edition of humidity
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to start the day. will in the afternoon, then cool again in the evening. >> i love to gush about it but the producers said we are out of time. >> you can gush in the break.
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i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar 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,
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ere 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, uhh, i don't remember. 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. port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most diversified. which helps explain why it is one of dana young's top priorities. generating over 15 billion for the regional economy, and 80 thousand local jobs. dana young is working to continue that success, by attracting high waged jobs for families who need them and fighting a bureaucracy that too often gets in the way.
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anytime you can combine cookie consumption with a meal you are onto something good cereal sounds like such a good idea. they are teaming up with general mills to make a thin mint cereal and caramel crunch flavor based on simoas, i think that might be my favorite. the serials should hit store shelves in january. do you think it would be a fan of either one? >> i'm more of a tag-a-long kind of person, or, what is the chocolate covered peanut butter cookie?
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>> that's what it is. and it's loaded with vitamins. great for kids. thanks for joining us. we'll be right back at 11. >> and as he craalls out his brother, stephen, what the other baldwin thinks of his trump impression now on "extra." ? extra, extra ? a ratings record >> i even got the best baldwin brother. >> we've got his trump supporting brother, stephen, and what you didn't see before the show. >> live from new york, it's saturday night. then does donald have a new october surprise for hillary? hollywood's next big split? >> the megastar taking to instagram to blast the rumors he's looking for a new wife. then, justin timberlake
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reporter like this. >> oh, my god, you're so cute. >> my 6-year-old daughter, taking over the mike at the "trolls" free mepremiere and a for anna kendrick. two major stars knocked off "the walking dead." norman reedus on the double shocker. now on "extra" from universal studios hollywood, the entertainment capital of l.a ? extra, extra ? hey, everyone, welcome to "extra," i'm mario lopez. tracey's off today. coming up britney's new wardrobe malfunction. happened when her top snapped mid-show. coming up, i'm at wrigley field in chicago, cubs fans like bill murray rejoice as the kucue toms to an end. first, everybody talking about this weekend's "saturday night live," this time alec
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moments you didn't see. here's jerry. >> giant ratings, an election season jackpot. host tom hanks and guest star, alec's, new trump roast. >> mr. trump, we have to move on. >> thank god. >> leading the show to its biggest audience this year. yoga instructor wife hilaria turned acting coach behind the scenes. >> live from new york, it's saturday night. >> alec taking this shot at his trump-backing brother. >> i'm the o heavy hitters supporting me. i've even got the best baldwin brother, stephen baldwin. >> who told "extra" in the spin room following the final debate -- >> alec baldwin trump impersonation, it's funny, it's nasty but it shows you how close mr. trump is to winning this election. >> today, daughter ivanka facing backlash. twitter users calling for a boycott of her fashion line with #grabyourwallet.

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