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fire rips through a warehouse with dozens of animals trapped inside. what the owner is saying about their deaths. plus the latest on the investigation coming up in a live report. >> republican nominee donald trump. what the star of a popular reality show is saying about the presidential candidate just had. >> plus, using the silver screen to fight cyber bullying. meet the hernando county high school students bringing national attention to this big problem. well, good morning and welcome to news channel 8 today. i'm gayle guyardo. >> i'm gene ramirez. thank you for wake ing ing up with us on this friday morning. let's get to your friday forecast with leigh. good morning. >> good morning. we've had such a nice stretch of weather.
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the skies and finding no rainfall almost all of october. now today i expect to see a few more clouds. it traps the heat that you get during the day so we stay warmer. right now 70 in tampa, 70 fish hawk, 66 in lakeland, 72 in sarasota and in st. petersburg. that is warmer than yesterday. only by a degree in tampa and st. petersburg. brandon, you're 4 degrees warmer than 6:00 a.m. yesterday du that's even above the average of 82 despite the extra clouds. at 6:08 i take you hour by hour through your friday and then plan out your weekend for you. leslee is going to help you plan out your commute. >> looking forward to the weekend. >> yeah. >> things are business ness -- busier but good. when i show you surface roads and they are yellow it's a good drive but that's a lot of surface traffic lights that you have to go
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area. st. petersburg,a great dive on 275. in tampa, bearss avenue down to i-4 just a 10 minute drive. we have a collision over in manatee county. just a head's up. it's off to the side of the roadway, u.s. 19 at ken hubbard lane. a little accelerate -- activity but no lanes blocked. now back to gene and gayle. >> thank you, leslee. right now questions re main after a fire tor destroying the building and killing dozens of animals inside. investigators are trying to find out if it was illegal for the owner to keep animals in the building. news channel 8's ryan hughes is live at the scene of the fire this morning. ryan, do we know if the owner is going to get in trouble for keeping all the animals inside that warehouse? >> reporter: grade -- good morning, gayle. we checked and no word if the owner will face charges
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warehouse with all those animals inside. now thick black smoke poured from the building as you can see in eagle 8 hd. i took nearly 60 firefighters to get the fire under control. they found dozens of dead animals inside, birds, cats, dogs and a monkey named ringo. the owner told us he ran an animal rescue from the warehouse kauled ed -- called tipped cat. there's no word if it is legal >> i had animals here to give them personal care. they had access to fresh air and outside. we saw them every day and everything was great. >> reporter: some good news, a neighbor told us two dogs and a few cats survived the fire. now, back here live this morning, you can see the extensive damage done to the building. we will keep you posted on the status of the investigation from here. gayle, back to you. >> gosh, so sad about all those animals. thank you, ryan. well, this morning an
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pasco county deputies tell us a strange man approached an 11-year-old boy at a bus stop on mangrove drive in when wesley chapel. that man told the little boy he could is candy if he followed him into a wooded area at the end of the road. now the student took off in the other direction. he describes the man as a 20 to 30-year-old with a olive skin and hazel eyes. if you notice anything suspicious in the area contact the pasco sheriff's office. on the close call for republican vice president candidate mike pence when his campaign plane skidded off the runway. it happened last night as the plane was landing in heavy rain at new york's laguardia airport. as soon as the plane came to a stop pence walked through the plane and made sure everyone was okay and thanked the first responders. the incident is not keeping pence from campaigning today in pennsylvania and north carolina. donald trump is holding rallies in new hampshire, maine
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more accusations of inappropriate comments about women. the newest accusation comes from businesswoman and shark tank star barbara corkrin. she claims trump talked about her breasting comparing them to his pregnant wife's breast. >> i was pregnant with my first child and so was his second wife. he compared them like putting his hands in the air. i was in a business meeting. i on her experiences working with trump over the years she believes the accusations of sexual misconduct brought against trump by several women. and hillary clinton is campaigning in battleground iowa today. meanwhile her running mate, senator tim kaine is campaigning here in florida. kaine will attend an early vote rally in tallahassee later this morning. president obama will campaign for clinton also in florida today. the president will be at the university of
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afternoon. doors open at 3:00 p.m. early voting continues today here in florida. as of this morning check out hillsborough county. 120,000 votes by mail and 70,000 early votes. in pinellas county more than 157,000 vote by mail ballots received and close to 17,000 early votes have been casted. in pasco, hardy and tomorrow. >> for the latest on the presidential election visit the 2016 election guide. you'll find the early voting locations and hours of operations at wfla.com. click on the news tab and then click on politics. well, some scary new statistics this morning in the number of traffic deaths. they are spiking in florida. >> sure are. distracted driving to is blame . it's not
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meredith is in in news center. the concern is that drivers won't let go of their smartphones behind the wheel. >> yeah, it's those very popular apps, some that we use every day that are sited for distracted driving. the department of transportation said nationwide traffic deaths already up by 10% this year. florida among the highest on the list with a 9% jump. insurance officials say when traffic slows down due to congestion then drivers tend phones. the top five apps used by drives, number one google maps. most of us use that. also pokemon go, on drivewayed android messages, facebook and you tube. there are other factors. driving longer distances because gas prices are lower and younger drivers and lower drivers see more crashes. plus, drug use, including prescription drugs are getting the blame. traffic fatalities were declining for
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last year. in 2015 there were more than 10,000 accidents distributed to distracted driving in the tampa bay area. >> alarming numbers there. thank you, meredith. now at 6:08 a check on the weather with meteorologist leigh spann. good morning. >> you know, it's been very dry over the past few days and that's certainly not only comfortable for us but it's what we expect as we head into november. november is the driest month of the year. so today i'm not rain here. hour by hour, 70 degrees at 8:00, 75 at 10:00. at time passing clouds but i think plenty of sunshine still. 80 at noon, 85 at 3:00 a.m. even 80 at 7:00. so these above-average temperatures, mid to upper 80s continue through the weekend. monday is halloween and it should be comfortable for the trick or treaters. as we head into november it continues our dry trend but also continuing our warm trend.
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some from you. no tricks, all treat with this forecast, 85, a warm day. a beautiful evening for the trick or treaters. thank you to other people for having fun with my halloween puns. >> i have to use mine again from mary at the high school. why was the ghost the most popular person on the football team? well, entity on the football team? he had the most school spirit. how about now i'm getting crickets again. >> lots of boos. no boo with tra ing with traffic. a good drive on i-4. speeds at 55 miles per hour. 275 at busch boulevard and i-75 at fowler looking good. i'll work on my delivery. gene and gayle. >> resurrecting the ghost joke. >> tw days in two day ins a row. the 2016 heart walk is right
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raising $100,000 but we need your help. fucillo kia is giving $1 for every dollar you donate. go to wfla.com/heartwalk for details. sobering statistics for teenagers. 8 out of 10 have been cyber bullied. >> how local student film makers getting national attention for their efforts. >> reporter: we do not have any ghosts out here but a lot of school spirit. check out the clear leaders at wire grass ranch high school. they are getting pumped up. this is a red letter day out here because they are going to take on blant on the football field. more in wesley capsule coming up. tampa -- chapel coming up.
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to $3,000 in rewards for any help on finding out who did this. an urn found at a waste center. now the search is on for the family members. the name on the urn reads debbie sue. employees in seffner found this last week. call investigators if know anything. more infti it's 6:14. hernando county high school students are receiving national acclaim for their film about cyber bullies. >> they did a great job. meredith haas how students at nature cost technical high are raising awareness. >> no one thought to help me.
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about a video shot without her permission and put online. >> student say this is representative of what they see online. >> this is happening. it's a joke. it's going on all over. it could be going on right now as i'm speaking. >> the nature coast technical students had 10 weeks to prepare for competition but only 48 hours to produce their film and they did it all in new york city. they filmedn a building. while it's told through the teenager star's voice the role of the mother is vital to the story. >> that's your daughter, that's your son. you know, you have to pay attention to them. you have to -- you're the one guiding them. >> a lot of times you don't really think about the parent. it probably hurt them a lot to lose their kid. >> more than 30 teams from across the country participated in the competition.
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story. that's a huge validation for this crew. >> the message that i think we are getting across that we told i think is so important. >> news channel 8. >> so listen to this, the heart award earned nature coast technical high school $2,500. the school can earn an additional $5,000 if the film wins the people's choice award. we posted a line -- a link to the film on wfla.com so you can vote for the scho of voting. with your help we can push them over the top. log on and vote. >> yeah, nice job by those students for sure. the high school football season is winding down and that means every game is a must win. >> no more losing here. the bulls of wire grass high school are taking on the plant high school senators today. mary is live. they have a lot to play
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saying this is the biggest game that the high school will play. wire grant has only last one game this season, blant is undefeated. this is certainly a crucial game. sierra is a senior cheerleader here. you guys got up early today. how are you going to keep the spirit going? sdmrsz we are -- >> we are so excited for the game. our spirit club and band wi entire night. >> reporter: awesome. these students have gotten up early. we have several members of the football team here. also a huge game. kick off is at 7:30 tonight here in wesley chapel. we also have the band playing. they will be here at game as well. a lot of fun out here in wesley chapel and certainly a lot on the line in the game tonight. back to you. >> they are certain ly pumped up early in the morning. hopefully
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the night for that game. >> yeah. it's going to be pfrt perfect weather. time right now is 6:18. over the leigh. >> its has been nice. not the cool night that we actually saw last friday night but max defender 8 certainly confirming for you no issues as far as any rainfall at this point. now, it is watching a couple of high thin clouds streaming across the region. during the day today you will see the extra clouds and the sunshine. 70 degrees at a fast warm up with that breeze continuing. 85 degrees at 4:00 p.m. and then you are off to the gridiron, friday night blitz. kick off 80 degrees still. you will have that light breeze and some extra clouds around. halftime show, mild at 78, comfortable for the final play and staying above average at 75 degrees into the evening. 70 in bartow, 70 in tampa, 68
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we have this thin layer of clouds that will continue off and on. breezy from the east again just like we saw yesterday. nothing really changes through the weekend. tomorrow morning a cold front to our north so we see a continued east wind blow and continued comfortable conditions. today though with that breeze leading to a moderate chop on the bay and inland waters and a small craft advisory so watch out there. 86 degrees saturday and sunday. halloween 85. the 8s? >> it continues to be a really nice friday drive, folks. looking at the howard frankland bridge right now and it's only going to take you 6 minutes to cross it. it's a wonderful drive. let's take a look at 275 at busch boulevard. seeing more vehicles but still up to speed. no slow downs as of yet. we are at 55 miles per hour there. great drive from downtown tampa out to the howard frankland bridge and into pinellas. then 275 coming out of pasco
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we have one crash located off to the side of the roadway on u.s. 19 at ken hubbard lane in man key county. -- manatee county. that's a look at weather and traffic. back to gene and gayle. >> thank you, leslee. kids and parents are putting the finishing touches on their halloween costumes. >> the warning about some costume accessories and dangers they pose. >> cranberry is to go-to natural remedy for urinary tract infections. up next,ha cranberries. it might surprise you. >> you are watching news
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urinary tract infections. however a study now indicates that's not the case. researchers found women whether took cranberry products did not have fewer infections. as parents prepare for halloween festivities this weekend and monday there's a warning about costume accessories. contact contain bacteria and led-based terribles that can be absorbed into your eyes. there's a warning about face paint for halloween also. many conducts contain dyes and fragrances. test on your arm first to make sure that doesn't cause you to break out in a rash. a ban on costumes at friday night football games. >> new in our next half hour, the county saying no to dressing
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68 degrees, still dark for another hour but then you send the kids off to the bus stop, passing clouds and 70 degrees. still breezy and 85 this afternoon. that's above the average of 82. for the weekend, even warmer at 86 saturday and sunday. halloween 85. leslee. >> all right . looking at traffic, it has been very nice on this friday.
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a warehouse filled with animals and cleaning supplies goes up in flames. now there are questions about why the animals were kept there in the first place. donald trump's running mate. what happened to governor mike pence as his plane skids off a runway. >> distracted driving. why our state is operate top on the list and the deadly impact on the roads. good morning and welcome to news today. i'm gayle guyardo. >> umpqua gene ramirez -- i'm gene ramirez. let's get a check on the weekend forecast and meteorologist leigh spann. we are off to a pretty good start.
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it's been scanning the skies and defending you from basically any rain all week long. today though we are focusing in on just some high thin clouds spreading across the region. those clouds are actually keeping us a little warmer. they trap the heat that we have during the day so it stays a few degrees warmer than it would other wise. 72 in st. petersburg right now, 69 degrees in fish hawk, 66 wimauma and plant city. all the temperatures get warmer. monday it was 61 degrees, then 64 tuesday and wednesday, yesterday we started the day at 69 and now most of us in the 70s. 85 by the afternoon, warm and breezy, a couple of clouds around. at 6:38 an 8-day temperature trend to see what happens as we trend into november. leslee is going to let you know what happening on the roads. >> it's been a great drive and still pretty good out there.
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accidents they're not slowing you down at all. this is 275 in hillsborough. this is 275 around fowler. that's where it starts to slow down to hillsborough. but a good driver over all. bearss avenue to i-4, that's only 11 minutes. that's just what i showed you on the camera. that's a look at weather and traffic. back to gene and gayle. >> thank you, leslee. right now there are new questions this morning ability a hillsborough county warehouse and left dozens of animals dead. >> horrific scene out there. flames shot high into the sky as crews frantically tried to save the animals inside. news channel 8's ryan hughes is live at the scene. the big question is why were the animals in the warehouse and is that legal? >> reporter: good morning, gene. that's the big question this morning. that investigation still underway at
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country. you can see a plume of thick black smoke pillow into the area. it took 60 firefighters to get the fire under control. inside cleaning supplies, paper products and machine rentals and dozens of birds, cats, dogs and a monkey named ringo. the owner told us he ran an animal rescue from the warehouse called tipped cat. no word from authorities if it's okay to store so as part of the circle of life. listen here. >> when you're an animal lover you get used to death and sickness. you accept bad things and deal with it and then get up and go help other animals. >> reporter: some good news, the neighbor tells us two dogs and a few cats survived the fire. now back here live this morning where you can see the
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facade of the building, we are trying to figure out if the owner will face animal cruelty charges. >> a sad fate for some of those. thank you. this morning we are learning more about the five people kill in a fiery crash on martin luther king boulevard near u.s. 301. three of the victim's were on their way home from church when the crash happened. mary moreano, her daughter the teenage daughter in the middle of the picture that you see there survived but is at the hospital along with a cousin who was critically injured in the crash. relatives are just heartbroken. >> i don't wish this upon anybody at all. i mean, he's in pieces. you know, it hurts because i'm sure there's families out there who have surfed so much pain and i can only imagine how it feels to
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>> eyewitnesses blame street racing. troopers confirm that speed was a factor but told us there's no evidence that anyone was racing. investigators say 22-year-old pablo cortez was traveling at a high rate of speed when he and his passenger hit the minivan head on. they too were killed. time now 6:35. right now a warning for parents as they send their children to the bus stop this morning. pasco county deputies say a man tried to lure an 11-year-old boy as this happened on mangrove drive in wesley chapel on thursday morning. now, that boy ran to his bus stop and the man went the opposite way. the man is described between 20 and 30 years of age with olive skin, dark hair and hazel eyes wearing a brown winter coat. the search is on for the gunman who shot and killed a clerk. this is from lake
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suspects running away. they believe these men ambushed the store clerk mommed alam. they formed him to take off his pants and then shot the man. on the campaign trail, some scary monuments for donald trump's running mate when the plane he was on skidded off the runway at new york's laguardia airport this >> oh, my god. >> new investigators are trying to figure out what caused this mishap. pence thanked the emergency crews who responded. it was raining at the time. pence is still planning on campaign in pennsylvania and north carolina today. donald trump is planning to campaign today in new hampshire, maine and iowa after he spent the evening in ohio at a rally. jump jokingly suggested canceling the election. >> just thinking to myself
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trump, right? what do we even have here? >> trump's comments come as he continues to call the election system rigged and stacked against him. hillary clinton and her campaign are hitting several states today including our state. today her running mate senator tim kaine is scheduled to attend an early vote rally happening in tallahassee and then president obama is campaigning for clinton in orlando. yesterday hillary battleground state of north carolina. >> seriously is there anyone more inspiring than michelle obama? >> so hillary has done her job. now we need to do our job and get her elected president of the united states. >> well, today hillary clinton will campaign in iowa.
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leigh. >> we just have a few more minutes before we see the sun creeping up over the horizon. head out right now and check out jupiter next to the moon. it's a beautiful shot out there. we have some high thin clouds so hopefully you're able to see it. through the rest of the day once the sun comes up it warms up to 73 at 9:00, 80 at noon, 84 at 2:00 p.m. the afternoon high is 85 above average. even by 6:00 still comfortable at we keep the above-average temperatures the mid to upper 80s through the weekend including a comfortable night for the trick or treaters on halloween. november continues our warm dry trend. 85 today, 86 on saturday and sunday. emoji man said looking good on halloween at 85 degrees. the first few days of november also above average. it's 6:38. traffic on the 8s because people want to get the friday commute out of the way to get home.
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only a couple of issues. we are slowing down because of rush city. veteran's expressway still looks fantastic, no delays. we have this collision trying to wrap up here. we are getting a little delay here on 275 just above it. u.s. 19 at ken hubbard lane that is off to the side but southbound on 275 coming away from the toll is a little bit slow. here the distance, westbound i-4 coming through ybor city line for -- city linking up to 275. 275 around hillsborough a little bit of a slow down. back to gene and gayle. >> leslee, thank you. it's not un usual to see a deer, coyote or two but not a monkey. >> not just a monkey, a macaque. where wildlife experts want people to be on the look
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this little guy. >> reporter: it's a huge night tonight in homeowners wesley chapel. we are out here at -- tonight in wesley chapel. we are out here at wire grass high school. it is for the district title. we will chat with the head football coach about what
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we are back at 6:43. is ranked at the deadliest state. >> meredith is in the news center this morning. is texting to blame for these deaths? >> reporter: yes, texting as well as the use of apps. the department of transportation said traffic deaths in florida spiked by 9% in just the first 6 months of this year.
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slowing down due to congestion, and of course we have plenty of that here, drivers tend to pick up their phones. the top five apps used by drivers are google maps, pokemon go, android messaging, facebook and you tube. there's other facts like drivers going longer distances because of lower gas prices, weather and demographics including younger or older drivers prescription and other drugs. this morning i pulled some numbers from fdot and in 2015 there were more than 10,000 accidents attributed to distracted driving right here in the tampa bay area. those accidents resulted in 51 people losing their lives. >> yeah, it's a sad reminder that we just need to focus on our roadways. thank you, meredith now an 8 on your side alert. a ride on toy for kids is under recall because it could over
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the recall involves the peg perago 850 polaris sportsman battery operated toy vehicle. the problem is with the relay on the circuit board it can fail. so far there's three reports of it over heating and one report of it catching fire. if you have one top using it immediately and contact them for a board. this morning there's a search for a lost monkey in the bay area. >> monkey sighting have been reported in hudson beach and pasco county catch ing a lot of people by surprise. >> that's a freaking monkey, dude. >> it's not just any monkey it's a macaque. they believe it's a recease macaque kicked out of its troop. what does it
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macaque experts have advice. >> people should not try to feed him, should not try to corner him or capture him. they should contact fwc. >> just let him be. >> look at him enjoying the water there. it's so beautiful in hudson beach. >> he's eyeing those boats. >> he's on the loose there. if the monkey is caught he will most likely live out his life at a wildlife rescue we can't promise you those great views. >> he runs away and they send him to rehab. what is that about? glsz -- >> i don't know. some are call ing a fight over a huge christmas light display a christmas miracle. >> a judge ruled in flavor of the hyatt family. check out their display. the city of plantation sued this family over the light display claiming that traffic was created, it was a
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the judge didn't agree and ruled against the city and now the hyatt family is moving forward with their 200,000 light display for the holidays. i put up a string of lights and sometimes in february they are still on. imagine all this stuff. hopefully you hire somebody. a crack down on costumes. the polk county school district is bans costumes and masks at high school football games tonight and monday. in the past costumes were allowed as long as they didn't cover the face. not school officials explain it's time consuming to inspect the costumes to make sure they're acceptable and don't pose a security or safety concern. well, the bulls of wire grass high school are gearing up for a big home conference game tonight on the gridiron. >> they mr. will face off against the undefeated panthers. mary mcguire is live in wesley
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these students are already puffer -- pumped up. can they keep that no go? >> reporter: certainly. i'm joined by the head coach of wire grass ranch. what is on the line tonight? what does this game mean? >> it's a big football game for us. it's a class 7a district a title on the line. home playoff game in two weeks. we are excited. d d -- we are glad that you are here. >> reporter: awesome. take on the plant high school panthers. they are undefeated so there's a lot on the line tonight. kick off at 7:30. back to you. >> thank you so much, mary. i love the bull in the background. he's going on this friday . >> he's got a party going. all right. you know what, the weather should cooperate for these guys out there on the football field. >> yeah, should feel really nice throughout the day. not cool, just comfortable. max defender 8 is confirming that we don't have any rain. we are not expecting any.
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dark. the veteran's camera in tampa nice and mild at 68 degrees. next weekend, not tomorrow but next weekend is the time change when we fall back, we gain an extra hour of sleep on saturday night and it will stay -- it will get brighter earlier in the day. our sky cast, 70 degrees at 8:00 a.m., yeah some clouds out there. 80 at noon, 86 around 4:00 p.m. breezy, yes but still warm and then you head off to the friday night games. dry and a 80 degrees at kick off, 78 at halftime and 75 for that final play. not cool but comfortable. 65 in zephyrhills right now, 68 in clearwater, sarasota you're warm at 72. my weather watcher rick in oldsmar checked in at 65 degrees. the long range forecast does not change much. another breezy day with high thin clouds. breezy for saturday. lighter but still a breeze on sunday.
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for monday, halloween and first few days of november warm and consideratable. -- and comfort b. -- comfortable. >> i like it. more slow and go action in ybor city. this is westbound i-4 slowing up around the junk. 275 starting at fowler you hit the bra in the heart of downtown it's not too bad. let's take a look at the maps here. this is the problem in sarasota. we have a crash that's tieing up two of the left lanes, northbound i-75 it's right at bee ridge. it has you backed up well before clark. you know, 301 looks great, 41. it depends on where you are headed. sarasota moves around a lot. don't hop on the interstate. you have probably a 25 minute dry at this point there in bee ridge. southbound not effected.
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away from bruce b downs, typical slowing from plant city westbound i-4 but not too bad. that's a look at weather and traffic. back to gene and gayle. >> thank you, leslee. what you need to know before you walk out the door is next. >> including the plane scare for donald trump's running mate. what happened when mike pence's plane came in for a landing. >> birds, cats and dogs die i the latest on the international -- in the investigation and why the animals were kept there. >> you're watching news channel 8 today. 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.
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an investigation into a warehouse fire is underway right now in hillsborough county. >> yeah, the fire destroyed the building and killed animals kept there. news channel 8's ryan hughes is live. >> reporter: good morning. we checked but no word at this
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charges for keeping all the animals in that building. you can see the extensive damage done by the fire. let's go to video. it shows thick black smoke pouring from the building from eagle 8 hd. it took 60 firefighters hours to get the fire under control inside the metal structure. once inside they found dozens of dead animals, birds, cats, dogs and a monkey named ringo. the owner said he ran a animal rescue no word from authorities if it's okay to store them inside the warehouse. ryan hughes, news channel 8. pasco county deputies are warning parents about a suspicious man in pasco. a man tried to lure an 11-year-old boy into the woods as he walked to the bus stop on mangrove drive. the man is described as between
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a campaign scare for donald trump's running mate. the plane was he was on skidded off the runway at laguardia airport. no one was hurt. investigators are trying to figure out what happened but it was raining. donald trump continues to call the election rigged. at a rally in ohio he said the election should be canceled and give the presidency to him. today trump is campaigning in >> hillary clinton also campaigning in iowa, her running mate tim kaine will be here in florida in tallahassee. meanwhile president obama will campaign for clinton in orlando. the world series moves to chicago for game three tonight. it's going to be a blast. it's the first world series game held at wrigley field since 1945. now, right now the indians and cubs are tied at one game a
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our x-rays manager on. the raiders are already in florida staying in sarasota and practicing in bradenton to take on the bucs. kick off for that game sunday is at 1:00. >> it should be a good day for that as well. famous tate in brandon this is a live picture there. still dark at 68 degrees. the sun will be up at 8:00 at 70 above average but it's been average for the past few days and the next few days going forward. 86 on saturday and sunday and still 80s through november. traffic through ybor city is going to get heavier into rush hour. the veteran's expressway still looks very, very good. let's talk about the suncoast area. say it ain't so but it is. guess what, folks, if you're coming away from the venice connecter heading up
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it's building. we've only got one lane open all due to a crash northbound i-75 at bee ridge road. the tammy amy trail looks great from the venice area and 301 still looks very good in the area. let's take a live look at traffic right now. this is i-4 in the distance there. very heavy. moving over to the other camera this is a look at 275 right through hillsborough avenue southbound. don't forget today a national chocolate day. have a mocha this morning. what's your favorite? >> mine, probably -- >> make it quick. >> everything. >> give me a kiss. >> how about that ? we are out of time. have a great friday,
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