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from the debris, incredible stories of survival. "who" to trust to repair your destroys it. go out on a boat, the one device that could save your life. at 4-30. and i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist bobby deskins.
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your breath away. this is what's left after a tornado on sunday. homes ripped apart, everything inside tossed around outside. it is think about these everything they have. here's exactly what we were two e-f-2 the first in manatee county, in the town of duette, with winds at 127 miles per hour, ripping a 300-yard- wide path of destruction along a nine-mile stretch. then, in sarasota county, another tornado with 132 mile per hour winds, 350 yards wide for just over a mile. we want to take
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that first tornado that killed 2 people. along albritton road in duette. 10 news reporter jennifer titus is there with the heartbreaking story. as the sun sets along albritton road in duette. nats friends of stephen and kelli wilson try to pick up the pieces nats' two of the best people, ever ask for, two of the best people you 323926 stephen and kelli wilson both killed after a tornado with winds up to 125 miles an hour picked up their home and carried it across the street. 'just wonderful people and the world's not going to be the same without them." 00:33:15:18 neighbor randy sharp heard the winds roar through "it was just, we get a lot of heavy winds and storms and it just blew like crazy gone quick, very quickly." 00:34:17:01 a quick storm leaving a lasting pain. the wilson's son,
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four grandchildren ages 6-10all recovering now at the hospital "i'm amazed to see that anybody got out of this alive. i mean you've looked at the debris behind us here this is just complete devastation for this home." 01:02:25:21 complete devastation now for a community, without their loved ones nats and only a memory of what their once was 'they loved their grand memory of what their once was 'they loved their grand kids, they loved their neighbors. steve would do anything in the world for anybody any time." 00:32:39:26 that was jennifer titus reporting. we spoke with some other neighbors who said they heard their alerts or weather radio go off and spent sunday morning in their safe space. with this being an el nino winter- officials say they can't emphasize enough how important it is to know where your tornado shelter is. there's been an outpouring of support from those wanting to help this family. one of the family members has created a go fund me page...to help pay for funeral expenses and to help the rest of the family get back on their feet. we've posted the link on our website wtsp dot com. governor scott
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at much of the tornado damage across parts of manatee and his first stop was at the ex-celsior beach to bay condo towers on siesta key, which took a direct hit from one of the tornados. talked with those impacted and thanked first responders. to formally declare this tornado damage a disaster, the could step in to help pay for things like temporary housing and home repairs. governor scott says its still to early to tell if that will happen because the damage is still being assessed. the damage inside condos is being described as extensive. there tell us they cover after the tornado blew out many of the windows on the buildings upper floors. it was flying debris that likely the windows on all sides of the building. winds up around 120 up stones, medal siding, garbage cans, the front sign ripped out of the ground. many of the cars out in the parking lot lost many of their windows and had damage from debris. even the parking cover was ripped off its support beams. the tower on the
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deemed unsafe. the red cross working to make sure people who live there had other places to stay. this is the community right next door where you can see the aluminum roofing was ripped off. just an absolute mess. some of the pool furniture, a table, flipped up high into the bushes. more debris out on the beach, where there were a lot of people out taking a look at all the damage. we talked with one family who came down from chicago for a week long vacation. the tornado hit on their first night here. the window bed where they were sleeping. the husband managed to grab his wife, take her into the bathroom where they escaped with only a few scratches from all the glass. there was a daring rescue daring rescue baywinds lane area of sarasota. jonathan petramala has their story. even living on a street named
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no one would expect it to blow like this the worst kind of wakeup an ef2 tornado, three football fields wide, with winds estimated at 132 miles per hour took this roof, and dunked it in a neighbors pool. two women had to be rescued from the second story. fortunately only property, not people were damaged and destroyed on a morning when the bay wind turned tornadic that was jonathan petramala reporting. while residents and volunteers made progress cleaning up, there is still a lot to do. if your home was damaged by the tornado in sarasota county, there will be some help for you.
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will be open today at phillippi estate park on tamiami trail. that's where you can meet with county building officials, utility companies, sheriff's deputies...and the red cross. we're staying on top of this story and will have live reports starting at 5:00 on 10 news this morning. it's a dangerous problem plaguing the bay area. people being forced into the dark underworld of human trafficking at an alarming rate. top leaders in the fight against human trafficking gathered for a community forum over the weekend. the event was called "freedom fighters: life after the sex industry." a panel of speakers shared their incredible stories of overcoming sexual ex-ploitation, abuse and forced labor. the message? for victims to know they are not alone. florida lawmakers are taking this issue seriously. a law just went into effect this year -- requiring signs
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to be placed at busy areas like airports, highway rest stops.## over the weekend a huge crowd came out to remember a bay area biker who was hit and killed by an alleged drunk driver on new year's eve. 31-year-old matthew deremer was a marine corp veteran. motorcyclists and veterans came memorial ride in his they road from lutz to st. petersburg, many of them wearing de- reemer's signature green camo. they had no idea son touched, but they say they're not surprised. just hours before deremer passed away, he wrote a hopeful post on facebook saying: "i really don't know where i'll end up tonight but i do know where i wind up -- is where i'm meant to be." that post has been shared and liked more than
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thousand times. some very scary moments on a flight headed to florida! an american airlines flight heading from new york to miami ran into some rough weather over jacksonville. 5 passengers and a flight attendant were hurt. federal help will soon start flowing into flint, michigan after doctors found high levels of lead in the drinking water. flint switched its water supplies two years ago while a new pipeline was being built. but the corrosive water from the flint river leached lead into the water from old pipes. cher is donating bottled water. documentary filmmaker michael moore wants michigan's governor arrested. it's something to think about before going out on a boat. nick schuyler survived after a buddy's boat flipped seven years ago. after 42 hours coast guard rescuers spotted him in the rough waters of the gulf
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propeller. 10 news reporter garin flowers shows you why you shouldn't board a boat without a lifesaving piece of equipment onboard and the push to make them more affordable. garin flowers petersburg 18 - 30 schuhlein don phillips trt: 1:41 take a good look at this. . sot an epirb takes the search out rescue. words chief david schuhlein with the coast guard has lived. he's seen countless rescue efforts for boats without an epirb. sot is there any boater that should not have an epirb? "no absolutely not." standup: there are two type of devices that could save your life. a pperb which sits on your person and you could activate it manually if you fall in the water. or the epirb on your boat which activates automatically if it capsizes. sot once we get that signal when you're in trouble, we'll send help
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location. you'll still find many boaters without the life saving device. that could be because of costs. they range anywhere from 240 dollars up to one thousand dollars. nat two proposed laws circulating in tallahassee would discount the annual base fee for registering your boat the sponsors of the bills hope it will leave more money in your pocket to purchase an epirb. sot i think it's a great idea. i mean anything to do to increase boater safety is always a great idea for us. sot the cheaper they are the better it is and it's safer for everybody, really. sot if you don't have an epirb and you capsize then you've got a problem. the bills were inspired by the death of teens austin stephanos and perry cohen. their boat capsized 67 miles off daytona beach back in july. they were never found. in our area, you probably remember the death of two former bucs players and a former usf football player. in 2009, their boat capsized. in both incidents, an epirb. "we know wearing a life jacket and having an epirb on on your person is difference in finding you and being able to st. petersburg, garin flowers 10 news wtsp. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning. more cleanup will be underway for this north of west palm
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down, causing some damage. ## and two people are dead in michigan after several accidents triggered by whiteout conditions. across the pond, britain debates banning presidential candidate donald trump. still to come here at 4:30, our severe weather coverage continues. if your home was damaged during the storm, what you need to do to make sure you aren't ripped off by a
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toss to 10 weather
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weather coverage this morning... after devastation like you've seen in duette, sarasota and siesta key... often times you'll see contractors swoop in...offering their services to make repairs. but in your most desperate time, who can you trust? 10 news reporter mark rivera shows you four ways to avoid being ripped off as you rebuild. a home... ripped apart in seconds. about a football field away, fence posts are broken like twigs... and a family is rebuilding in duette. if you have to use a contractor coming in after the storm to
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top four ways to avoid being ripped off. but the best way to avoid being ripped off by a contractor...? like pat carlton ... don't have to call one at all. off by a contractor...? like pat carlton ... don't have to call in duette, mark rivera 10news wtsp. for a comprehensive list of reputable contractors...head to our website, wtsp dot com and search for this story. do you remember months ago? an uber driver getting
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drunken passenger. now, the passenger is suing the man he beat up for 5 million dollars! the passenger, who was fired from his job as an executive at taco bell after this video went viral, says the dash cam recording was taken illegally. he says any injuries the driver suffered that night were his own fault. while most people might consider running at the first sight of a bur-mese python- the hunt is on for them in florida's wetlands. the state's second public hunt for the exotic but invasive - snakes started saturday and ends at 7 p-m on february 14th. over 500 people are registered to search for them. still ahead, there's a new contender for a world record. the great dane that thinks it's small but it may be the world's tallest dog! here's a look at what's coming up tonight on 10 news and c-b-s... supergirl at 8:00.. scorpion at 9:00 and n-c-i-s los angeles at 10. then catch 10 news at 11:00. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests patricia heaton and quincy jones. and if you go to bed early-- don't worry. we're sharing the best moments from the late show with
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at 5-20 and 6-20. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. it's a fast look at breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app store now. a new contender your heart loves omega-3s. but the omega-3s in fish oil differ from megared krill oil. unlike fish oil, megared is easily absorbed by your body. the difference is easy to absorb. (coughing) coughing disrupts everyone's life. that's why there's delsym. delsym's advanced time
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helps silence coughs for a full 12 hours. all night...
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dane is two years old and 160 pounds, but his owner's say this big baby thinks he's a little chihuahua. rocko is more than seven feet tall when he stands on his hind legs! now his family is trying to get him into the guinness book of world records for the world's tallest dog.
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news this morning.. we'll take you live to two of the hardest hit areas...duette and siesta key. this morning -- clean up continues following those devastating tornadoes. three freed americans are now resting in germany. when they'll arrive back in the u-s. and britain debates banning donald trump. how parliament might forbid him from stepping on british soil. ## we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three
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underway after two tornadoes rippd apart homes and
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