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i'm going after them. this is predatory pricing and we're going to make sure it is stopped. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. [real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company.] >> matt: the primary push is on. candidates on the trail vying for votes, just a day before florida heads to the polls. >> he's trying to divide the republican party. >> we've had enough debates. how many times can you be asked the same question by the same people? >> matt: good evening. i'm matt austin. >> lisa: i'm lisa bell. tonight all eyes are on florida. a winner take all contest for the republican candidates. the clock is ticking. we're now about 13 hours away until polls open tomorrow at 7:00 in the morning. besides florida, four other
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republican and democratic primaries. illinois, missouri, north carolina and ohio. the contests follow a weekend of protests at donald trump rallies, some turned violent. and it is that violence that has candidates on both sides targeting the g.o.p. frontrunner. we kick off our results 2016 team coverage tonight with erik von ancken live from tampa where the town hall is there. >> reporter: right before the rally started, there was a message that was played inside the convention center for everyone to hear. they made it very clear that what happened is -- this would be a peaceful rally and also nobody was to hurt or touch any of the protesters and no one did. only five were removed very quickly. it really didn't turn into a disruption. what the rally really was about,
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support for donald trump now with just hours to go. >> you know, with all of this, with thousands of people -- and this is an intimate room, but they sent away over 5,000 people. so congratulations, you did a good job. >> reporter: donald trump filled the room again and then some. people were standing in every section of the ballroom at the tampa convention center. >> you know who i'm working for? i'm working for you. i'm working for you. that's who i'm working for. believe me, i didn't need this. i like mar largo. i don't see anything anymore i'm going around all over the place. do. life. but i'm doing this. put back. >> reporter: the crowd didn't know about his special guests, former alaska governor sarah palin and new jersey governor chris christie who drilled home that tomorrow's vote will come
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though trump has double-digit leads in the polls over his closest competitors, the voters have to get out and vote to win all 99 florida delegates. >> florida is a winner take all state. we've got the winner and we want him to take all tomorrow night. >> well, a lot of this is up to you. tomorrow is the big day. a lot of the eyes of the world will be on you all. >> reporter: the trump campaign clearly is not taking anything for granted come tomorrow. they're criss-crossing the country today. they were in north carolina before coming to here and right now, he's headed up to ohio hopefully to get some votes there. he's expecting for obviously the primary there tomorrow as well. >> lisa: non-stop stops through tomorrow. erik von ancken reporting live in tampa tonight. thank you. a loss for a home state candidate marco rubio could
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delegate count. >> matt: so far he would face serious pressure to end his campaign. the florida senator made his last minute primary push today before the big day. here's more. >> reporter: right now, senator rubio is starting another rally in west palm beach as we speak. that was his third stop in florida today. he was here in brevard county before that at this little restaurant in melbourne. this is a part of his i-95 tour for today here in florida, making stops along the a last-minute drive you would say to get voters in his direction. >> tomorrow, this state will person. i want it to be me and i need your help with this. >> this is it. the final push for marco rubio here in central florida. before the sunshine state decides who it wants the next
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>> like always, it comes down to florida. >> i'm very, very hopeful he'll get it. >> going into tomorrow, i'm definitely undecided. i wanted to come here for her and to hear marco rubio to see if he can sway my vote. >> we have a chance in florida to reshape this primary, to reclaim our property and reclaim the conservative movement. >> reporter: and separate himself from donald trump. >> you're not going to get beat up at my rallies. >> reporter: who is leading in the polls in rubio's home state. >> i ask americans, do we want to live in a country where everybody hates each other. we can't even have a debate, a passionate debate nonetheless, about healthcare laws and tax. we're in a lot of trouble living in a country where everybody hates each other.
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rubio was asked today, would he support donald trump if trump gets the nominee. he says that's a decision that gets harder and harder to make every day. >> matt: thank you. now seemingly republicans are dead set on trying to stop donald trump but on the other side of the aisle, right now hillary clinton has a big lead in florida. 62% to 34 over bernie sanders in the latest cbs battleground tracker. clinton is all but assured of finishing her sweep in the south, picking up wins in florida and north carolina. today she stopped by an immigration workshop run by the resurrection project in a chicago neighborhood. in just about an hour, her husband, former president bill clinton will be in winter park where we find eric sandoval live tonight. what can we expect there? >> reporter: well, if you were looking at the poll numbers, you
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clinton need bill clinton to campaign for her? the answer is simple. bill clinton is a good motivator. he gets the support for his wife and gets people out of the seats to the polling booth. we're at the mckeon gym right now. people are arriving and going in to line up for the clinton rally. you can see how many people have arrived to go inside the gym. you mentioned the poll numbers. we asked the question, who exactly is supporting hillary clinton? for women, 60% of the democratic women in florida are supporting clinton to sanders' 33%. for the men, 60% of the democratic men in florida are supporting her. it's pretty much even across men and women. the clinton campaign is hoping for all of them to go to the polls tomorrow to cast their votes. back out here live, you're looking at the big crowd gathering and that crowd is growing by the moment here at rawlins college. bill clinton is expected to take
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if you have not rsvped on this, we're live-streaming this on our website at clickorlando.com. >> matt: thank you, eric. >> lisa: florida has wrapped up early and absentee voting ahead of tomorrow's primary. orange county has the most votes in central florida with more than 106,000 people already casting their vote. brevard has about 70,000. volusia has nearly 50,000 people who voted early. news 6 is your source for getting results. we'll have live election coverage throughout the night as those returns and results come in on the news 6 app and on clickorlando.com, powered by news 6. >> matt: three separate shootings left three people dead in orange county, including a 15-year-old boy in ocoee. now his family is pleading for help. the sheriff calls it a senseless act of violence. >> being a child that passed away just like that, it's sickening.
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you know that's a life. >> matt: friends and classmates of 15-year-old antoine davis said it was difficult for them to return to school this morning. he was gunned down while walking on the sidewalk saturday night. deputies are saying he was involved in an ongoing dispute with other teens in the area. >> you took him from us. he was a child. you had no business taking him from us. >> it's very alerting, to us parents. >> matt: for parents of davis' classmates, the loss is difficult. the violence is senseless. they're calling on the community for support and answers to the crime. and we're looking for answers on a deadly shooting at silver hills apartments saturday night. his body was found in a parking lot. witnesses reported hearing gunfire and seeing a silver car
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next at 6:00, a fight to combat heroin use. >> lisa: how law enforcement is planning to battle the growing problem in one county. >> tom: the big story this afternoon is going to be the heat. we tied a record-high today in daytona beach. tomorrow, it might be some more. i'll be back to talk about the heat and look all the way to your weekend. >> matt: first, though, cop cars crash. what police say led up to this
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>> matt: two orlando police officers healing up tonight after they collided overnight. one of the cars overturned. investigators tell us both officers were on their way to a traffic stop. somehow they ended up slamming into each other here at the intersection of surfside way and
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both officers are expected to be okay. one has minor injuries. now to the fight to beat heroin use in orange county. >> lisa: troy campbell shows us the plan they laid out to end the crisis. >> reporter: they submitted their final recommendations today, which includes outreach programs. they still have to find funding for the plan. >> hopefully i'll make a difference and hopefully i'll save a life and hopefully this task force has already saved lives. >> reporter: david siegel, handing over a plan to combat heroin use in the county. >> no one is out there talking about it. it's a shame. but i am. i won't be silenced. i'll spend the rest of my life doing what i'm doing. >> reporter: the orlando police chief john mina says since
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400 heroin-related deaths. it cost just 20% of what it once did in 2016. >> we're working on it together to try to get the demand down. as we said before, it's hard to do when people are addicted and want this drug. >> reporter: sheriff jerry demings calling the up-tick of heroin use a problem. the task force recommendations include increasing time for dealers. >> reporter: county officials say in the past 14 months, more than 100 pregnant women addicted to heroin have been booked into the orange county jail. county officials say they plan to form a smaller committee to
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implement the plan. >> lisa: orange county completed their task force last year. they met for six months to complete the recommendations to fight heroin use. >> matt: today, the iconic mcdonald's opened up new and improved. news 6 meteorologist candace campos was there for the opening. >> reporter: since 1976, this iconic mcdonald's has welcomed tourists and locals along i-drive with the big box of french fries, but it looks like ronald mcdonald had its own facelift. this is not your old ronald mcdonald's. no matter where you turn, there's something to taste and see, starting with the food, a one-of-a-kind selection in eight selection areas. the world's largest
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up to its name with a 22-foot play place and 2,000-square-foot arcade. this mcdonald's is ready for its debut. >> matt: i'm curious what a pizza from mcdonald's who taste like. >> lisa: it looked good. it's aimed at tourists and locals alike. >> ginger: it's easy to find out. we've just got to go there. tonight at 7:00, we're taking a closer look at how a favorite disney springs restaurant is being reborn and how universal's newest addition to city walk will be especially sweet for chocolate lovers and election updates for you coming up tonight at 7:00. >> lisa: it all looks good, especially the desserts. >> matt: we've got it all covered. a little something there. your chocolate would be melting today, chief meteorologist tom
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>> tom: take a look at what's going on temperature-wise. it's a big star of the show all day long today. we had a high of 89 degrees in daytona beach. the high was good enough to tie the record from 1985. 84 did it in ocala today. 86 in the villages across brevard county. 87 at the cape. 87 in cocoa beach and 87 in melbourne and that one right there, that 89 in daytona beach, that did tie the record. right now in daytona beach, it's still beautiful. we're down to 85 degrees. wind support coming from the west-southwest at 15 miles per hour, making the real feel about 85. it just is what it is. right now in orlando, we're at 85 degrees here as well. melbourne, 86. in ocala, way up north in marion county, even that far north, you're at 81 degrees at news time. in gainesville, 79. 86, palm coast. 84 in new smyrna beach and 84 did it right now in kissimmee. radar tonight, we were tracking scattered showers earlier. we keep talking about those because they were raging for a
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but everything has died out and we're dry across the state of florida right now. there's not much happening anywhere. you have to go all the way up north to atlanta, georgia before you run into any moisture in the southeast once you head north and west, not a whole lot happening. so you look upstream, what's coming our way. the answer is not a whole lot. here's the dry air right now. all the orange and the dark together, that's the dry air aloft. it has gobbled up all of our moisture. even the showers that were able to erupt today have been eaten alive by the dry air. the dry air is aloft at 30,000 feet. look how far back to the west it extends, all the way to houston tonight. as long as it's there, i don't sigh a whole lot developing. futurecast likes to throw in a spritz or sprinkle of rain. the dry air is there to stop all of that. tuesday is dry. wednesday is dry. i think most of thursday will be dry as well. overnight lows tonight, we're going 61 in ocala. 65 in leesburg and 67 in
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right here in orlando tonight, the low will be 66. here's tomorrow. first thing in the morning, 68. 82 by noon. the daytime high goes to 88 degrees. so 88 tomorrow. even warmer than we were today. wednesday, 87. then on thursday, st. patrick's day, dry through most of the day. the chance for rain late. better scattered shower chances on friday and saturday. >> matt: okay. it gets better for us at least. thank you, tom. jamie seh is in for ping tonight. >> reporter: the weather is iffy towards the end of the week. the arnold palmer invitational tees off this week. let's hope we get great weather. we'll take you to bay hill in a second for the shot you'll see over and over and over again.
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and whose feet are in those this is a letter from someone who's here. she has to take a brand name been taking it since the early 1980's. at that time it cost approximately $180 for 10 shots. the latest refill was $14.700 for the same 10 vials and the company is called valeant pharmaceuticals. i'm going after them. this is predatory pricing and we're going to make sure it is stopped. i'm hillary clinton and i
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almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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>> matt: so talking soccer for the ladies, though. >> reporter: when the lions went to mls, the club said they wanted it to be the soccer capital of the south. but we're one step closer to that. the brand-new women's soccer team, the orlando pride, the sister club of the orlando city lions hit the practice field for the first time ever this morning, training in sanford. the group featuring alex morgan, probably the best goal scorer in the world, opens up its inaugural season next month. the surprise head coach was ready to get to work with his collection of soccer talent today. >> i'm genuinely delighted. there's a lot of players i don't know. the key thing was to get the players out there and get some of the energy out and some of the anxiety. >> we're here, we're good
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we're going to give it our all. we're going to aim to win every single game. we need to put our names out there. out next month. the home opener is april 23rd against the houston dash at the home games. and the arnold palmer invitational is this week. the tournament tees off on thursday, and features the big scott. ping was invited back to play to get an up-close look at the course. ping birdied 17. you'll see that a lot this week. >> lisa: maybe we can accidentally delete it. >> reporter: he was paired with arnold palmer's grandson. he birdied 18. they had a chat after the round.
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we had fun, right? >> absolutely. your golf game is a little quell but it was a lot of fun. >> reporter: how do you get tournament? >> you can attest to it. it's absolutely perfect. the greens are so good. this golf course is the best i'm seeing this year. i'm saying that subjectively. my heart wants it to be the best and i want it to be such a good show, but this is really absolutely perfect this year. it's going to be as good a test as you could ever want. >> i think his granddad would agree with him. the course is ready for another great event. ping also talked with arnold palmer and here's what the legendary tournament host had to say. >> we get a little more excited each year. it gets better and better and the field gets better and the players are better players. so this year should be top of the list. >> reporter: he would not give ping a winner, though. you can do a bracket sheet for
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you have your ncaa bracket filled out yet? my is done and written in sharpie. my winner is michigan state out of the midwest. i think they'll get it done and get another national championship. >> matt: did you call it last year? >> reporter: i don't think i've
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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>> the cbs evening news with scott pelley starts right now. >> remember, you can always get the latest headlines at clickorlando.com. we will see you back here tonight at 7:00 and 11:00. goodnight. >> pelley: on the eve of the high-stakes primaries, getting out the vote and tossing out the protestors. >> get 'em out of here. get 'em out of here. >> the rhetoric he uses is irresponsible. >> that's a toxic environment. it's not healthy. >> pelley: also tonight, what has isis done with two million people? holly williams speaks to survivors of a city cut off from the world. a tornado carves through a midwest community. and mr. hamilton goes to washington. broadway makes history at the white house. alexander hamilton

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