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i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. snow covered streets all over the north east snarling traffic. the snow has stopped falling, but right now millions across the country are working to deal with and dig out of the aftermath of a massive winter storm. 10news reporter mark rivera is live from tampa international airport where stranded travelers are working to get back home. and they have a lot of work to do today - 12-thousand flights cancelled over the weekend. now many of those same people turned away over the past few days are here this morning trying to get on a new flight. it's all because of this. take a look at what this massive winter storm looked like from space. you can see just how much of the country was pummeled by this snow and ice. now folks are able to skii through time square... icey water has come up to some homes in new york...traffic forced to a
spots. now folks are trying to dig in and dig out of this mess... and they're trying to head to the airports to get home. so i want to show you an on-the-go way you can check your flight status. it's all with our 10news app. just search 10news in the app store and download it... then open it and scroll down to flight tracker. here you can check your flight, check airport conditions and more. and the good news. only a few cancellations here at t i a so far today. in tampa mark rivrea 10news wtsp. happening today, the top three democratic presidential candidates will face off tonight in a town hall meeting in iowa. it's the last time hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley will together on stage before the iowa caucus in one week. meanwhile on the race to the white house, another person could throw his hat into the ring. former new york city mayor michael bloomberg is contemplating a third party run. a decision could come in march. three inmates who escaped from a
still on the run this morning. the men used an elaborate plan to break out sometime after a friday they say one of the men is accused of murder. they are considered armed and dangerous. there is a 50 thousand dollar reward for information leading to their arrests. fire investigators are working to find out what caused a fire at a lakeland apartment complex that left one person dead. the fire broke out at the bella vista manor, an independent living facility early sunday morning. when fire crews got there, flames were coming out of a fourth floor windows. they believe it started in the same apartment where they found the body. 41 people are out of their homes this morning because of the fire.
built before fire sprinklers were mandated. investigators say the fire could have started from an electrical outlet in a bedroom or from someone smoking. a symbol of our nation, dead. bald eagles in the bay area are dying a horrible death. celeste, a bald eagle in palm harbor was found last wednesday and died audubon she died after eating a rodent that had dozens of poison trap boxes surround the area where the eagles nest. her mate since 2007 is now trying to incubate the pairs eggs alone, but volunteers believe it won't work. to learn more about the safer ways for rodent control, without threatening the lives of other wildlife, go to wtsp dot com. if you thought gasparilla couldn't get any bigger, think
tampa's main tourism group is spending big bucks to get more-out-of- town guests from across the country and around the world to line the streets of bayshore. and it's going to have a big impact on your wallet. 10 news reporter emerald morrow is live along bayshore boulevard... emerald, some people feel gasparilla is a tampa bay thing...why do we need to share? hmmmm...well i can just hear a popular o'jays song run and if you didn't get that reference...the tourism is a big reason why you and i don't have extra our paychecks for a state sales tax - and if we want to keep it tourists and who doesn't love pirates? all of the events surrounding gasparilla...the parades, the races...they make up season, which all happens during peak
the perfect opportunity to get international guests the country into tampa bay so...that's is pumping a lot of money into advertising in london, germany and some cities in the us...boston, detroit, chicago... they want people to see what we have to offer...and gasparilla is a great hook in and take a look at this - how cute! it's a london taxi decked out in florida colors...promoting the tampa bay area - it's one of the things visit tampa bay is doing to get people overseas interested in coming here and they'll even be live-streaming the pirate invasion inside those taxis - so if you hear a few foreign accents at future gasparillas...make sure you welcome them with open arms - and remember...it's their visit to the
keep uncle sam out of your pocket - live along bayshore, emerald morrow, 10 news, wtsp first lady ann scott will be visiting the bay area today. she will be stopping by cannella elementary school in tampa to celebrate "literacy week, florida." this week honors the strides students have made over the past decade. also, students will be encouraged to keep reading and improve their literacy skills. after months of not being on store shelves, blue blue ice cream will be back in bay area stores today. the company was forced to stop distribution in april after three people died and at least 10 got sick from a listeria outbreak at its production plants. among several flavors hitting store shelves there will be butter crunch, dutch chocolate and homemade vanilla. a heads up this morning for those of you who live in port richey. the city wants you to boil your tap water before drinking it. the affected areas are the east and west brown acres subdivisions. the area starts just north of gulf view square mall...for neighborhoods along both sides of u-s 19. crews are
repairing a water main break there. once the notice has been lifted, we will update you on air and online at w- t-s-p dot com. if you're looking for a job, here's something you'll want to watch out for today. tampa international airport is holding a job fair. there are 125 positions to be filled...at new shops and restaurants that are expected to open this spring. the job fair begins at 10 this morning and takes place at the airport ballroom. here's a look at what's coming up on 10 news and c-b-s tonight. starting at 8:00, supergirl, followed by scorpion at 9:00. at 10:00, n-c-i-s los angeles. then tune in to 10 news at 11. a new report says 2015 was a great year for home sales, in fact it was the best in 10 years. but things may not be as great this year. why realtors say we won't see quite the same boost. and why researchers warn there needs to be more awareness for one type of cancer. if you can't make it to the big game february 7th you're in luck because hooters and 10 news have teamed up for your chance to win a watch party for eight at a tampa bay hooters location.
know this monday. what you need to know this monday. millions of people along the east coast work in a few hours after this weekend's crippling winter snowstorm. the storm is responsible for at ten states. and schools in the nation's capital remain closed this morning...as people in the area continue to dig out from under two feet of snowfall. while much of new york city came back to life after record snowfall totals, many are still dealing with unplowed roads. the impact is also being felt at many of the nation's busiest airports, including tampa international airport. with the caucus just one week away...the candidates
opportunity to impress iowa residents. the top three democratic candidates will meet tonight for a town hall meeting. right now, polls show bernie sanders has the lead there. over the weekend, the des moines register endorsed former secretary of state hillary clinton for the democratic nomination and florida senator marco rubio in the republican race. a massive search is underway in southern california after three inmates used an elaborate plan to escape a a maximum-security jail. investigators say they don't know the details on how the men got out, but they know tools were involved. they are unsure if they had help from the inside or outside the jail. new this morning, 2015 was the best year for home sales in nearly a decade. the national association of realtors says purchases of previously owned homes jumped over 14 percent in december alone. they say that warmer weather and strong job growths helped this. as for 2016, the group predicts that sales will slow down because interest rates will likely go up. researchers are calling for increased awareness about the warning signs of
a study at the university of michigan found that nearly 15 percent of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer are younger than the suggested age for screening. current guidelines suggest that americans start screening for the cancer at age 50. a construction proposal would "dewater" niagara falls. that's one story trending this morning. two 115-year-old pedestrian bridges need reconstruction, so crews would need to shut off the water flow on the american side of the falls. for some, this is the second time in their lifetime the falls have dried. the other time was in 1969 when researchers stopped the water to study the effects of erosion on buildup of rock at the base of the falls. dewatering the falls is a tourism draw because it's a chance to see the falls without water, but it could have a negative impact during the summer tourism season. the proposal is up for a vote on
the ledger still ahead, star wars fans this one's for you. it's your chance to pick up a piece of memorabilia. when the original piece heads to the auction block...and its minimum bid, coming up. 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
know before you we're on top of what you need to know before you we're on top of what you need to know before you head out: millions of people across the east coast are heading back to work this morning...following this weekend's deadly winter snowstorm. in the nation's capital, the federal government and schools will remain closed for the day much of the nation's air system is slowly resuming service after canceling thousands of flights. it's exactly one week until the iowa causus. democratic candidates, hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley will meet once again tonight at town hall. it begins at 9:00 p-m. according to a new poll released sunday, sanders holds the lead there. right now, a manhunt is underway in southern california for three escaped inmates considered armed and dangerous. investigators say the men cut through steel bars, got onto the roof and
out of the maximum- security jail on friday. law enforcement is offering a 50 thousand dollar reward for information leading to their arrest. star wars fans you don't want to miss this. it's your chance at a piece of memorabilia from the original trilogy. luke skywalker's blaster is going up for auction. the prop laser gun is the same one that mark hamill used in "the empire strikes back." it goes on the block this thursday with a minimum bid of 200- thousand dollars. coming up on 10 news this morning.. a scare for people on a plane from miami after it hit severe turbulance, forcing an emergency landing. and you may notice more tourists at gasparilla this year. the push to bring in people from