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>> ellen: anyway. now, number one, toxic water: a new group is stepping into this debate calling for a stop on phosphate mining permits in florida. finds a problem that is costing taxpayers big money and you may not know about it. number 3: the world series champs. we will take a look at the cup trying cubs big win and a look at the manager -- the cubs big win and the manager. coming up: high school football teams in the bay area. >> at afternoon everyone.
now we have a change in the weather. >> we are still looking at warm temperatures this afternoon . out-of-state pee beach 82 degrees -- out at saint pete each -- beach 82 degrees. our temperatures are sitting in the 80s. and radar imagery to see it is pretty quiet. we cannot rule out any stray showers. our rain chances are not huge. temperatures will be in the mid-
likely not see much in the way of rainfall. after we had passed 7:30 we're looking dry, light breeze with a few clouds around. overnight temperatures will drop back into the 60s. rain chances are staying the same. they are staying low through the extended period but the cold front doesn't look like it will be quite as cool as we a giant sinkhole at the mosaics plan reopens. >> now they want the state to stop issuing phosphate mining permit. the sierra club one army corps of engineers to do an environmental study and to stop new mining permits until it is completed.
fix the sewer system. improvements include lining the pipes and fixing the manhole covers. they also discussed expanding capacity at 2 water retention facilities and reopening a treatment plant. they hope to have these treatments in place in the next 5 years costing more than $100 million. the dekoda beach that i-4 corridor is a must win for the presidential candidates. political analysts say the candidate who wins pole county -- polk county could win the presidency.
republican but we have 2 big blue sections. >> the last time they but it or democratic president was 40 years ago with jimmy carter. 8 on your side is looking for missing or stolen items from schools. equipment is lost her taken from bay area schools each year and that ultimately cost you the taxpayer.>> rt items range from a laptop computer to a golf cart at one local school. we find out what officials are doing right now to make sure this doesn't happen in the future. in schools all over the bay area there is equipment that vanishes without a trace. >> it is a matter if it is old or new if we purchased it we need to know it is and we need
>> sometimes it shows that may be a year later and sometimes it never shows up. >> 8 on your side check with local school districts and found missing items are not unique to one district over the other. and hillsborough county dozens of equipment vanished over a span of time. >> i'm surprised there is that m stolen. >> i think they should do a better job of documenting everything. >> hillsborough county has more than 50,000 laptop computers for staff or students. each is labeled or engraved with contact information just in case they are lost. other safeguards are in place to check out all the items. in pinellas county there were $200,000 over missing items in 2 years. equipment originally priced at 800. equipment originally priced at
from 2014 to 2015. we wanted to know was school officials due to protect your tax dollars. we will to hillsborough county school district property manager jeff robinson . you told us they prepare a list of missing items every quarter and must explain what is being done to recover the items and make sure it doesn't happen again. >> they demand to know what is missing if we can't find it. >> most local school districts havede >> we did reach out to other local districts have not yet heard back. millions of americans have diabetes and it takes a lot to manage the disease. coming up, how one drug's price hike are putting lives in danger.
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>> here in tampa fans are still partying like it is 1908 here in florida. this flag typically flies over wrigley field in chicago but this morning it was seen across tampa bay as fans celebrated the chicago cubs first world series win in 108 years. >> being from tampa bay but having roots back to chicago, it is really great. >> reporter: the cubs manager has history and tampa bay there were not any hard feelings outside of his south tampa restaurant. >> happy for have. he deserves it. glad he could do it -- happy for him . he deserves it. lad he could do it for chicago. >> he had an opportunity and he took advantage of it. i am sure they will give him a warm welcome when he comes back. >> he brought us to the world
i'm not a cubs fan but i was because of maddon. it was an awesome game. >> reporter: no matter what team you cheer for, baseball fans celebrating a historic win for chicago along with their former tampa bay ray. fan -- plans are already underway for a championship parade in chicago. it could be as soon as sunday. we have breaking news now out of pull county -- polk county . we have an arrest that killed -- in the case that killed a woman and injured a deputy. last week jessica and deputy adam were left for dead on the side of the road in polk county. the judge will -- the sheriff or update us on the investigation at 6:00 here? will carry that life for you
coming up: could your brain waves show scientists how you will vote. we will explore the subject coming up at 4:30. first, here's this. >> reporter: on the other side of the break where tag teaming buccaneer coverage but we didn't forget about the bulls. we will here as they get ready for there matchup with the boston bruins coming up. this week we have 3 counties, to district champions and one runner of these bad boys here home. i will have the highlights coming up. >> you can get all of these biggest stories on tampa bay's most convenient primetime newscast. it is every night at 8:00. we will be right back. storm team 8 weather is brought to you by the law
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video to show you the list i've been today -- davis island today. we have a few fairweather cumulus crowds -- clouds around . it is a great day to have the dogs at the dark part. it is warm enough to take a dip in the water with temperatures reaching in the 80s. in brandon we're sitting at 82 degrees with our winds coming in out of the northeast at 5 thursday for us. we are tracking some changes headed our way. overnight temperatures will stay mild. by 11 pm we're sitting in the low 70s. when you wake up tomorrow morning it will be similar to what we have seen the past few days. we are in the 60s to start the day. we will see planing of sunshine around tomorrow. by the afternoon hours we will top off in the lower 80s. tomorrow
but even when it does move through i don't think we will see much rain. we will keep our rain chances at about 10 percent our last. at kickoff -- less . at kickoff we will start off in the 70s. we will cool off a little bit and the winds will pick up with that as well. we have a 10 percent rain chance headed into tomorrow morning. as we head into the afternoon and evening hours through but we are not going to see many showers. it is a very small rain chance but the wind does pick up. we have a chance saturday morning just a sprinkle the rain chances throughout the day is just 10 percent. the temperatures will not drop back quite as much as we once thought. saturday afternoon we will top off near 80 degrees. these -- this brings us back to
still set the clock back but we are no longer going to see temperatures in the 50s widespread and we will top out in the low 80s. still a great weekend just not quite a school but we will take it. now your consumer watch, a new startup is looking to turn drones into guardian angels for your home. the silicon valley announced their new security system. it detect investigates them with a drone. it streams live video to your smartphone to you -- so you can see if your home is at risk or not . uber doesn't want to just deliver you from point a or point be, a wants to be part of your daily life. they have overhauled their app. users will be able to link your calendars, track your friends, and even get restaurant reviews
out in the next few weeks. sports illustrated is celebrating the cubs historic win. they moved up production by a week in order to release the couple featuring rizzo and brian. -- bryant . copies will start going out as early as saturday. the price of insulin is going up and going up fast, more than doubling in the last 5 years. with almost 30,000,000 americans this is a big deal. while this sounds similar to the epipen scenario, we explain, there is a life-changing difference. >> reporter: if you can't get an epipen, there is a chance you might die. if your body doesn't have insulin, you certainly will dive . only 3 pharmaceutical -- die . only 3 pharmaceutical companies makes the drugs for
the price of insulin is up by triple digits. it -- they blame insurance patients to meeting more patients have a high deductible plan meaning they have to pay more for drugs out-of-pocket. discount cards are available but patients don't always qualify. >> i am paying attention and i guarantee you everyone out there is. we all know what is happening. >> reporter: what are yo checking prices at walmart and costco, or contacting patient assistant programs like needy meds.org. now we are getting ready for the friday night blitz and the schools in the running have already punched their tickets to the playoffs. here's anthony allred with the big 3 contenders.
we have 3 counties. one is in -- the position to take one of our trophies home. >> this one is for all the marbles of the classics one district a championship -- 61 district a championship. for safety, scored on a 90 yard kickoff return and the defense held the terriers scoreless. in the 2nd half of the game. over in pinellas county the northside christian monks things scored 14 points in the first half -- mustangs scored 14 points in the first half of the game before they decided winning district titles would be the best way to go to the
scored on the 4th and go. the quarterback not down a 4th and go pass -- knocked down a 4th and go pass to win the game . the crystal river pirates have already punched their tickets to the playoffs, but it didn't matter because these boys were playing for pride. the pirates jumped on early. they cause a the game. in the end, the pirates would give the hornets their nice -- floss of the season . crystal river had already punched their tickets to the playoff and they still found the motivation to beat the brakes off of the hornets. will it be enough to take one of our team of the week trophies home? i will let you know coming up at 5:30.
live at raymond james stadium. >> that is because we have a big game tonight. the buccaneers will take on the felt in in just a few -- falcon in just a few hours . >> we can't wait to the shadow it's over here -- until the shadow gets over here. it feels like august . this is a big game for a number of reasons. one of them, the buccaneers have not the last several games. this is a huge one tonight. it could decide the nfc south by the time it shapes up. the buccaneers have argued even the falcons this season. since then the falcons have turned it up a notch. the consensus seems to be that alanna isn't doing anything differently, they are just doing things better. >> they have a little bit more confidence. they have things joan over
they are going to stack those wins. it is the same case for us . >> same guys doing the same thing just playing a little bit more with confidence. they are coming into our house so we need to show up. it is a big game for us. >> they are not the only show in town tonight. the captain, stephen, thinks that su islanders on tuesday could spark a turnaround. >> i think we are excited to get back in front of our fans. it is a long road trip to say the least. we will be ready to go. we need to build off last week. that was probably our best game of the season. we need to get back to playing well defensively. >> last night one of the most incredible nights in sports
you were, the chicago cubs ending they are 108 year world series drought. it was a game that had everything you can imagine. joe maddon explained after this was all over why his players did not shy away from the burden of ending the curse. >> i totally respect our families and what has happened in the past carry the burden with you all the time, tonight would never happen. to me it was about spring training trying to define this whole thing. that is where you run toward expectation and run toward pressure that is really important. >> the w is flying. it will fly all winter. the mvp of the world series, rizzo. huguenot cubs fans you can feel
on or after a huge historic win . >> speaking of honor we have the honor ceremony going up. we will have more on that coming up in later editions of news channel 8. for now list send it back to the studio. >> what is the key for the buccaneers to beat these guys?>> for me it is the running game. doug martin is out, who was going to run the football for the fox -- buccaneers ? >> field. they have to hit him like they did on oakley. they sacked them 3 times. ryan is the number one passer and after they gave up 513 yards they have to get after ryan this week. >> i never thought i would give me sunscreen warning in november but it looks a little dicey out there. be careful. if you don't plan to watch
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the voters of pinellas county have an opportunity to elect a public servant who has always put the people first. charlie crist. as governor he worked with both parties to get things done and i know you can trust charlie to do the same in congress. he'll fight to protect social security and medicare. defend women's health care and planned parenthood. and take care of our veterans. charlie needs your vote, please stand with him.
it is the full-court press for clinton and donald trump in the final days of the campaign. clinton working against criticism, releases from wikileaks and fb but still behind. the man accused of shooting and killing 2 iowa police officers as they sat in there individual cruisers are being -- is being released from the hospital and will be charged with first-degree murder. they call the shootings ambush style. we're seeing new video of an emergency landing caught on video. deputies were training
noticed a single engine airplane flying very low then the engine began to sputter and then it skidded into a chain line fix -- chain line fence and a facility. while most of us at his home last night -- sat at home last night -- while most of us at home last night sat at home watching the cubs this man listen to it this man made a promise to his father to listen to the game with him once the cubbies were going to win so he kept his promise. the candidates are targeting key tossup states as they try to win over voters. both nominees will be courting voters in north carolina, one of many battleground states. donald trump is urging voters to get to the polls
a private email server and her associations with the clinton foundation will have dire consequences. >> she is likely to be under investigation for many years. also likely to conclude in a criminal trial. >> clinton quarter the latino community in arizona hoping to pluck that republican state away from donald trump. >> arizona has only voted for a democrat for presidents wants since 1948. >> that was celebrated a big win. she watched the cubs to win the world series . >> she is counting on black women driving the boat. that is really who she is really hitting in ohio, north carolina, michigan, pennsylvania, wisconsin. >> president obama campaign
star in the oval office. >> this is a joke. this isn't survivor. this isn't the bachelorette. >> it counts. >> he urged the crowd to vote and vote early. both candidates are staging rallies in north carolina tonight were clinton is pulling slightly ahead of donald trump but within the margin of error. the battle over the solar a minute on your election ballot is heating up. environmentalists are asking the high court to step in. matt has more on the story. >> pro-solar groups are hoping the supreme court steps in and blocks what they call a dissent amendment that has already been voted on by many floridians. the lawsuit was filed wednesday after audio had linked -- leaked in october showing that amendment one was perfectly crafted to deceive voters.
use a little bit of incentive and take what they are paying us on it and use it to our benefit. >> we have been canvassing and every time we do that we have talk to voters who thought they were supporting solar that voted yes early on and now have realized that they voted away they didn't intend to. >> today there were 12 vote no amendment one raleigh's . in these final days leading up to the erection -- election, there is a major push to sway undecided voters. we can get a major idea of how they are leaning. we will talk about a state-of- the-art technique that takes you in this -- inside the minds
vote for. but researchers showing there is a lot going on in the some conscious minds of the undecided. >> there are the undecided voters that up until the last minute don't know how they will vote. research shows there is a reason they hold off until the final moments.>> we spoke to people in tampa florida specifically and in columbus ohio because those are 2 major swing cities and swing states the most interesting thing we found about the tampa voters -- i think you're going to like , is that they were very were lucky to make a decision before fully seeing how the entire election would play out. they thought it was actually irresponsible for them to make a decision now. >> i spoke to leslie saying
research saying it taps into the subconscious. >> we delved into their mines many years and these are all of their accumulated memories. >> from clips of this -- the hit show the princess , or books by hillary clinton, undecided voters were shown all sorts of memories of undecided voters can be changed at the very last minute. >> this is making the branches and new connections. it is entirely possible but you would need to work hard to eliminate those negative associations and substitute them with positive associations . >> because both candidates no negative emotions can sway voters, you can count on a flood of last-minute campaign ads trying to tap into
zane's projective research has been used by fortune 500 brands like snicker, i wasena, and pepsi. now this is being used in the world of politics. >> if you would like to mean war -- read more about this research, you can had to wfla.com. >> keeping candace mccowan will get you ready for your election day with a morning at 9 am. i hope you are enjoying your afternoon. i want to remind you about roadwork that is going on here. this is actually some water main repair work, westbound cypress we have some closure here right room avenue. that will last through the end of november. fracking up this week, it will
this week, it will still be mild. we're waiting on this cold front. we're stepping out the door tomorrow morning and temperatures will be in the high 60s with a few passing clouds as we weight ever so patiently. we will track that tomorrow for your news channel 8 today. you can catch leeann leslie every weekday morning with weather and traffic on the 8s star a 8s starting at 4:30 a.m. still ahead: i will tell you about sammy, he is a hard survivor. it is a story you will not want to miss coming up next. you will want to stick around for these 8 on your side stories. today on better call behnken i dive in to one of the most asked about questions i get, what you do about the toccata -- takata
a little boy born with the one in 1 million her condition. his pants scared to death. it is a story you won't forget and is a perfect example of how money donated to the american heart association is making a difference and saving lives. >> sammy is a very typical 4- year-old with tons of energy. >> he is very busy time. he is not a quiet child. he is very much a 4-year-old. he has a personally -- he has a personality disorder on him . >> she learned early on that he would be born with a heart defect. >> i was terrified, cried and didn't know what to think they later loaned -- learned his
was fractional and chris cross paths. is for heart surgery came at just 7 days old. >> if it were my generation and i was born with this, there would have been no chance with me. >> at 8 weeks he took a turn for the worse, his shot was closing and his stint caught it . he coded for 25 minutes and was put on the list for her surgery hours in the next day to talk to us which obviously isn't a good sign. when i said to talk with the family i said we're not sure 70s through the the the opposition -- operation. he had a complex anatomy . >> we just prayed. we were in the right place and
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it was one of the most challenging days we had. to see him doing wonderful is fantastic. >> how old are you? for -- 4. where nice -- 9 days away before the hot walk -- heart walk. bucs kia is matching the first $50,000 we raise. the walk is a week from saturday. the walk is a ek stadium. it is easy to join my team and donate. go to wfla.com/heart walk. it will be long until the heart walk is on our a day forecast. here's the view outside from connor 10 in land o lakes. 82 degrees with winds coming out of the north . it is fairly light at around mile try at around 5 miles-per-hour. we have been talking about that cold front for a while. it is expected to pass through
expecting to see much rain along with it . this weekend is just not looking quite as cool. temperatures will return back to seasonal normals. winds will pick up . it will be a little extra breezy on saturday. headed through the evening hours, notice a few clouds around, slim rain chances. and 9 pm we're sitting in the mid- 70s. it is a comfortable night ahead . by tomorrow morning we searched -- should see plenty of sunshine and blue sk as we head into the afternoon hours we will top out in the low 80s. we are looking at play of sunshine with the cold front set to move through later into the evening hours on friday into the overnight hours. that is when we will bring in some rain chances. at this point we're sitting well above average for early november. 84 at apollo beach, 84 tampa. temperatures are still pretty warm this
through -- had there throughout the rest of the evening we will keep our rain chances at 10 percent. tomorrow we have a few passing clouds to deal with that as we had through the evening hours we have a few clouds passing but our rain chances only 10 percent. we're not going to see much in the way of moisture but noticed the winds behind it switching off for the north and east. they will pick up saturday will be breezy and will keep a slow 10 percent rain chance throughout the day saturday but generally it will be nice. as the front moves in it is already pretty dry out ahead of this system. that is why as it passes we don't see many showers or storms form, but the air behind this front is even drier. the super dry air, the yellow color on our water vapor imagery, unfortunately that is a little bit north of that. we will still see the dryer push of air moving in as we
temperatures are not going to be dropping back as much. average right now 81. we drop back pretty close to the average through the weekend. i don't think many of us will stay below 80 degrees. it will still be a pleasant degrees -- pleasant weekend. also this we can, the time change . we fall back as we head into saturday night into sunday. we set your clocks back one hour and you can see all the way through the weekend it is looking good for us. temperatures may be just a little bit warmer. through next week this pattern continues. it is really a nice threat -- stretch. still dry conditions with temperatures in the low 80s . that is pretty perfect i would say. >> my alarm clock just fell over, somebody just whacked it. we will be back with more first at 4 but first coming up:
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online. we will show you more when first of 4 returns. i'm hilo . donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them
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now let's take a look at what's trending online today. >> beginning with a great way to start at the holiday season, volunteers at a church in manchester, new hampshire are knitting scarves and tying them to fence posts and trees for anyone to take. it's getting nippy out there right now. the project is really aimed to help homeless but their effort is trending online. the cubbies are finally the world champions.
the matchup in 2014. he wrote in 2016 the cubs would face the indians in extra innings. what's creepy is the tweet also predicted the world would end after the game, so let's hope that doesn't happen. thankfully, only most of the tweet predictions came true. this year's hot holiday toys may have just hatched. catchable's toys kids have to nurture to get them to hatch. right now on news channel 8 at 5:00: >> a plan to fix a massive sewer mess in st. petersburg how much money it will cast --
two police officers. more on the day before the shootings. and the curse is over for the cubbies. the party is still going on in chicago. >> thank you for joining us tonight. we're going to begin with breaking news because investigators say they have the hit and run driver who killed a woman and put a polk county deputy in the hospital. that victim hit a tree on state road 60 lake -- east of lake wells and ran over pennell for help. a driver hit them. jessica died at the hospital. we will carry that live for you as it happens here on news channel 8 more breaking news. a west virginia mother is in the nobles county jail accused of killing her daughter. the pinellis county sheriff's office arrested lena lunsford. her daughter disappeared in 2011. we are working to gather more