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and i'm mark rivera, in for ian. we're on top of breaking news in sarasota where three people were killed in a crash early this morning. the crash has part of university parkway shut down. 10 news reporter garin flowers is there live. garin you've been talking with police all morning, what are they telling you about how this happened? police are still investigating what happened and can't tell us exactly right now but do believe speed was a factor. the accident is just over my shoulder and we're not zooming in because the scene is pretty graphic. but, what we know is as a result three people are dead. a fourth person was taken to the hospital but is expected to survive. the road is closed east and west on
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desoto road. it'll be closed for about three hours so find a different route passing if you need to pass through. there were witnesses to the crash and officers have spoken with them. the more information we gather we'll be sure to tell you live on air and the web. in sarasota, garin flowers 10 news wtsp today-- president obama will meet with cuban president raul castro. it's the first time a u-s leader has been on cuban soil for a meeting between the two countries in nearly 90 years. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is tracking this story from our newsroom. sarah, our local players from the tampa bay rays will be warming up today for their historic moment today in cuba as well. yes, the players are gearing up to play the cuban national team--something that hasn't happened for the past 17 years. this morning the players are tweeting about their excitement. while a maintenance
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the cuban national team stadium to get it ready for tomorrow's game, 145 tampa bay rays players, coaches, staff and local officials boarded a plane for havana. today the rays will workout at estadio latinoamericano, the 55,000-seat stadium that will host tuesday's game. and tonight the m-l-b will host a reception for both teams. we also know rachel and sharon robinson, the widow and daughter of the late baseball legend jackie robinson, traveled on air force one with the obama family to cuba to be part of tonight's ceremony and tomorrow's game. up next--- i'm looking into obama's plan to demand human rights in cuba. allison... 10 news morning anchor ian reitz is also in cuba right now. ahead of their big game tomorrow, the tampa bay rays have a news conference in just a few hours. ian will bring you details from that news conference on 10 news at noon and on 10 news 5 and six. as u-s travel to cuba becomes a more popular idea, starwood hotels
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hotel company since 1959 to seal a deal to run hotels in the island nation. air b-n-b will also open listings up to international travelers on april second, after serving thousands of u-s travelers for a year now. the u-s treasury just granted the san francisco company permission to expand on sunday. gop presidential front-runner donald trump will be in the nation's capital today rallying party leaders behind him. trump is set to meet with nearly two dozen republicans. he's also scheduled to deliver a critical speech to a-i-p-a-c, america's leading pro-israel group. denouncing what they call trump's "hate speech," several rabbis plan to walk out of his speech. after taking the weekend off -- clinton will return to the campaign trail today with an event in arizona. tomorrow.. voters in idaho caucus for democratic candidates. it's hard to believe this keeps happening. yet another wrong way driver over the weekend. fortunately this time, no one was hurt, but it was close. a tampa police officer had to swerve out of the left lane on northbound i-275 and fowler as a
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the driver, 34- year-old aja cancela was arrested on busch boulevard and charged with d-u-i. aja's mother says her daughter was very sorry. f-dot put together data and found i-275 in tampa is one of the most common spots for wrong way crashes. in pasco county, two 13-year-old girls may face charges this morning for leading deputies on a car chase that ended with the them crashing into a pole. deputies say it happened early sunday morning on u-s 19 and darlington road in holiday. the girl in the passenger seat was seriously hurt and the driver has minor injuries. as this was going on, there was another crash! an 80-year-old driver hit the ambulance that was responding to help the girls. parts of greensboro, north carolina were evacuated sunday night after a manhole in the street exploded. you can see there were police everywhere in the downtown, blocking
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officers say the manhole cover flew up in the air on washington avenue. people in the area were kept off some streets as police investigated and figured out if it was safe. right now, police believe the explosion was just caused by an electrical malfunction. thankfully no one was hurt. begin a vegan may be good for you...but researchers at the mayo clinic warn they may be low on certain important nutrients. doctors say people who eat a strict plant-based diet excluding all meat, dairy, fish, and eggs .. should have their levels of b-12, iron, calcium, and other nutrients closely monitored. experts say vegans deficient in some essential nutrients may increase their risk of developing neurologic disorders and other health concerns. polk city is looking at
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we are on top of breaking news out of sarasota county, three people are dead, and another is in the hospital this morning after crash. right now, university parkway is closed between old bradenton road and desoto road as police investigate. this is a live look right now. the crash happened just a couple of hours ago.
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caused the crash and if alcohol or drugs were a factor. but officers do believe speed was a factor. 10 news has a crew on the scene and will be updating you all morning long. republican presidential frontrunner donald trump meets with party leaders in washington today ...before delivering remarks at a pro- israel conference. the events come ahead of crucial nominating contests in idaho, utah and arizona tuesday. trump leads rivals ted cruz and john kasich in the winner-take-all state of arizona.... while democrat bernie sanders is hoping some of hillary clinton's superdelegates switch sides. president obama meets with cuban leader raul castro today as he continues his historic visit to the island nation. the president touched down in havana sunday -- along with the first lady and their two daughters. president obama is the first u-s president to visit cuba in 88 years. tampa bay rays are already in cuba ahead of their big game tomorrow against the cuban nationals. the rays are the first major league team to play there in 17 years. so people in the u-k are having a little fun naming a new polar vessel from the national
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research council. "boaty mcboatface" is leading the online voting contest to name the 300 million boat. the 128-yard long, 15,000 ton ship will do research in antarctica and the arctic. the other popular names are "rrs usain boat", "rrs ice ice baby" and "rrs boatimus prime." there was so much traffic to the website it was having some issues. the hashtag boaty mcboatface was trending over the weekend. firefighters in california had a unique rescue over the weekend. take a look. the los angeles
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out of little tujunga canyon after it fell if you look closely you can see horses eyes and ears. that was to help keep it calm during the rescue. the horse did make it safety, and firefighters helped check it for injuries.
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researchers finds antibiotics can reduce the number of appendectomies. their study shows antibiotics for mild appendicitis cut surgeries by 92- percent. but that also resulted in a higher rate of recurrences. all eyes will be apple today as its expected to announce its newest line of products. reports say the company may unveil a smaller version of
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apple executives are also expected to announce a new i- pad. this comes just one day before a court hearing to decide whether apple should crack a phone used by one of the shooters in the san bernardino terrorist attack. you've seen him on studio 10 live, but just for the weekend, michael clayton turned into a thespian. the host made a cameo as a mobster in the "bullets over broadway" play at ruth eckerd hall in clearwater. this is a musical comedy about a young playwright in need of money who accepts an offer he can't refuse from a mobster looking to sweep away his showgirl girlfriend. remember you can catch michael on studio 10 live along
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coming up on 10 news this morning.. we're on top of that breaking news in sarasota where a deadly crash has part of university parkway shut down. the investigation now underway. and a big day ahead for the president and the rays in cuba today. what the team will be up to this
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(vo) making the most out of every mile. that's why i got a subaru impreza. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. chilly out there this morning mainly in the 50s for most areas and 40s on the map. it is windy as well. 20 mile-per-hour winds. it is drier and will stay that way all day today. slowly into the molar -- more lower 60s. come i will have your three-day forecast. i am hillary balance.
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between desoto road and old bradenton road. it is close. i will give you a detour because this is of us 301 and will cause delays this morning. we will look at the bridges and get you drive times. welcome to 10 news this morning. i am allison kropff. >> sarasota south of the airport. university parkway is closed after three people killed in an early morning crash. >> garin flowers is live at the scene. >> reporter: they are trying to figure out the cause of the accident but they do believe

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