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>> we pulled up in our driveway and i was, like, screaming. my husband said, what's the matter with you? i said there is a snake. >> reporter: while the vehicle is a horrible place it encounter a snake, you are more likely to see one in your yard or home. how often do you get calls for snakes? >> every day. >> reporter: he says this cooler weather might be the reason why you're more likely to see a slithering snake. they are looking to get in a populated area and in a residential area in a home or vehicle. >> reporter: also watch out for your children. one in four snake bites on kids each year happens in florida. today we find a snake around the scooter. >> watch where your hands are. >> reporter: snakes are always looking for good places to hide. keeping your yard maintained could trim your chances of seeing them. if you are driving and you come
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just kidding. stay calm. try to pull over to the side of the road and call a professional. if you can, take a picture of it. this might sound crazy, but wheldon says having them around isn't all bad. >> the most common in florida is the approximate black racer. they are great to have around. they will eat small rodents. they will keep away venomous snakes. >> you're out of luck. nice snakes like other reptiles are cold-blooded. they lower their body temperature by laying in the sun. you might have heard your friends up north raging about this on facebook today. some major websites went down as waves of cyber attacks hit an internet company. visa, netflix, amazon, twitter and tumbler were affected by this. the attacks started around 7:00 this morning on a company in new hampshire. the outages then spread from the northeast into the midwest
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questioning the safety of going to a chiropractor, and that is tonight's big story. we are taking your concerns to a local chiropractor who says she has never seen anything like this before. developing tonight the nfl is under pressure to do more when it comes to how players act off the field. yesterday on 10news at 5 we told you about giants kicker josh brown and new documents revealing a history of verbal, emotional, and physical abuse against in disturbing journal entries, brown writes, when i control her, she should be invisible and satisfied. she should die it. those words are putting the new york giants and the nfl's policies in the spotlight. ryan bass is here. ryan, he is not denying this. so what in the world is being done to show this is never okay? >> courtney, nothing is being done. at least to the level of what's acceptable for this kind of despicable behavior. as we know, josh brown did not travel today with the giants.
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the najim laachraoui announced he has -- the nfl announced he is on the commissioner's exempt games. he will receive a full paycheck. the giants continue to embarrass themselves. here is what the coach had to say today in u.n. london. quote, we are looking to get as much information as we can to make an informed decision. we are not turning our back on josh. he is right because they didn't turn their back on brown when he tolth that he beat his wife and they decided to resign help. if you or me did this we wouldn't be employed, let alone receiving a paycheck. the public pressure is going to increase as the nfl decides how to deal with that latest blackout. well, early voting begins on monday. for battleground states like florida that means more visits and tv ads. a new commercial from the
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at donald trump's feud with the khans. trump's campaign is dealing with another shake-up because his national political director resigned. a rare move close to election day. republicans are concerned a trump defeat could tip the balance of power in congress and once again florida is in the spotlight. the biggest worry is they lose control of the senate and the states to watch are new hampshire, pennsylvania, florida. >> trump will be in tampa on monday. clinton's running mate tim the same day. remember this guy? how could you not. undecided voter ken bone is getting the most out of his 15 minutes of fame. now he is actually partnering up with izod, the company behind his famous red sweater. in a new video he encourages people to vote. sales of the sweater exploded, even sold out after bone asked a question at the second presidential debate. it's billed as a pro-solar
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is for the sun. but 10news political reporter mark rivera shows you what your vote on amendment 1 really means. >> reporter: amendment 1 is all about solar. but it's kind of controversial. it's funded mainly by florida's big power companies. they spent millions of dollars trying to promote it. right now you have the right to own and use solar power equipment. passing amendment 1 would put that right into the constitution. is that necessary? opponents say it's not. and here's the controversial part. passing amendment 1 two actually eliminate incentives to use solar power. if you have panels or you're planning on putting them up you could be charged to use them. here's the bottom line. passing amendment 1 could actually hurt the chances of the state using more solar power. supporters, on the other hand, say this amendment will protect
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still have the right to use solar power and it will probably cost less to do it. mark rivera, 10news wtsp. >> amendment 1 like all ballot measures needs 60% of the vote to pass. a new tribute to the people killed at pulse nightclub. take a look. the mural was unveiled overnight and you can see there is a huge crowd. security was tight. they had to pat people down. take a look at the mural there. you see the hearts. there are six hearts in the pride colors. rainbow colors right there. then there is all of this white space. all of that white space is there to allow people to share their messages and to share what this means to them. what it means when they think about what happened in pulse. they will be the ones to complete the mural by filling in their messages and their drawings of their own.
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heart open to love, to spread love, to love each other. >> you just heard from the man who created the mural. he calls himself mr. brainwash. he says he was inspired by the tragedy at pulse nightclub and especially how the orlando community responded. all right. taking a live look at your friday evening commute. oh, no. the video keeps going in and out. you can see all of the backups here on the howard into st. pete looking kind of slow, but the right side going into tampa definitely a parking lot out there tonight. and a live look at i-4. this is westbound. it's pretty backed up also from right now right here at the 301 exit all the way to dinosaur world because of reports of a crash. well, a huge honor for the 10news family. "great day tampa bay" host and former bucs michael clayton was awarded the freddy solomon award. >> the hillsborough sheriff's
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who reaches out on their own or with other groups to make the community a better place. you can see michael right there on the left, and you see him again right here with the sheriff. michael and stephanie on "great day tampa bay," they are on every weak day morning at 9:00. was he always like that? >> yeah. all the time. >> a campaign ad so good people just want to move to e guy lives so they can vote for him. see for yourself why it's winning over so many fans during this tense election season. first a selfie from behind the wheel ends with a rollover crash. the driver explains how it the driver explains how it happened and how lucky robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life.
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don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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amendment 1 guarantees your right tees that those who don't choose solar don't have to subsidize those who do. amendment 1 means commonsense consumer protections safeguarding seniors-and all floridians from scams, rip-offs, and long-term contract traps. that's the right way to do solar.
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when you are behind the wheel your number one priority is driving. or it should be, right? a guy from the midwest learned that lesson the hard way and posted it on youtube. watch for [ singing ] [ screaming ] >> one second you saw that. travis carpenter is singing and driving, and then the next his car is rolling end over end. you can see just how relieved he is on his face. he is looking down to see if he was harmed at all. we posted this on facebook.
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wasn't hurt, but it could have been so much worse and others on the road could have been injured or killed. elizabeth says. [ technical difficulties ] not seriously injured. second, good thing he didn't. [ technical difficulties ] and travis actually said on youtube that he always props his phone up so he can sing on long drives and watch it back and see how he did. this time, however, it was raining. his car hydroplaned. he says he hit a road sign and his car flipped. not only did he walk away without a scratch. the car was still drivable after. that was definitely right there a best-case scenario. so many distracted drivers do not have the same outcome. >> today students at plant high school saw that for themselves. they used a virtual reality simulator.
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hearing from a port richey dad whose daughter was killed by a driver. >> after i do my presentation a lot of kids come up and thank me for doing what i do. they tell me they are not gonna do it any more and i am gonna talk to my parents and tell them don't text and drive or don't use your phone. just by reaching a few, it's worth it. >> makes a difference. that man goes to texting behind the wheel is illegal. the fine is only $30. he wants to at least double that penalty. and happy friday to you. i am meteorologist kate wentzel. gorgeous afternoon. i hope you're enjoying it. right now it's warm. it's 82 degrees for st. petersburg. you factor in the dew point of 69, it feels like 85 degrees. our winds this evening out of the northwest at 12.
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cold front approaching the tampa bay which will be our coolest air of the season. so you have been ready to break out the jackets, the sweaters, the boots, this is gonna be your opportunity do that. you can see wall-to-wall sunshine as well as we look across bayshore boulevard. gorgeous out there tonight. in fact, we still have about two hours left of daylight if you want to get outside maybe for a jog or a walk before we head out into the evening hours. so friday current temperatures right now 38 degrees. tampa 79. new port richey 82. let's go ahead and take a look now. current conditions are nice and mild. it's 84 in frostproof. 86 winter haven. the winds are currently out of the west-northwest. six for davis island. breezier by the coast. 12-mile-per-hour winds in clearwater. here comes the front and pay attention or you might miss it.
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of rain with the front because we have such a dry air mass in place. our winds out of the west- northwest heading to 7:00, 8:00, you can see clouds moving through the area. nothing more than an isolated sprinkle. that's gonna be it. so you really don't need to take the umbrella out this evening. clearing skies overnight and those temperatures cooling down. so still mild this evening, hence staying in the 70s. by midnight 70 degrees. then our cool start. saturday morning tampa bay area down into the upper 50s, coast. 55 crystal river. 56 degrees in brooksville. across pinellas 65. largo 67. manatee and sarasota county the temperatures in the mid 60s. 64 bradenton. 61 lakewood ranch in polk county. wake up temps on saturday 59 mulberry, 60 degrees in bartow. the futurecast for saturday, we are looking good. no rain. in fact, hardly a cloud in the
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not too bad. a quick check on the tropics tonight. invest 99l is struggling right now. only a 30% chance of developing into a depression or a storm through the weekend. it's moving to the north- northeast at 14 and it is expected to be picked up in the frontal boundary that will be moving off the east coast of the united states. so not impacting our weather whatsoever. there is nothing else right now we are tracking in the tropics. good news there. tomorrow afternoon temperatures warming only into th the temps below average by about four to six degrees. winds out of the north at ten. sparkling sunshine. it's gonna be one of those beautiful days across the bay area. hopefully, you can get outside and enjoy. the seven-day forecast. our coldest morning will be on sunday. a wake-up temp of 55 degrees. 79 by the afternoon. lots of sunshine. in fact, no rain on tap. no clouds through tuesday, and
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shift to more out of the northeast. we will see a little more moisture, warmer temperatures with highs back in the mid 80s and lows in the upper range of the 60s. all right. kate, we are on top of breaking news right now out of tampa. take a look at your screen. as we speak, they are searching for a missing boater north of the boat ramp at the. [ technical difficulties ] now, we are told the guy in this situation rented a boat and got stuck on a sandbar. they say he called the rental coy to push it off the sandbar. somehow the man slipped, fell into the water and never resurfaced. crews are still searching on the water and also up in the air. they say there have been no signs of that man so far. apple is making another big announcement next week, but it's not a new phone. rumors are flying that the company is revamping its. [ technical difficulties ] it would be the first major overhaul for. [ technical difficulties ] the new design is expected to have
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even be able to unclock the computer with a touch i.d. no big ben for the steelers. a heck of a battle between the. [ technical difficulties ] i am ryan bass. it's steelers. here's what to keep an eye on. let's see if tom brady's revenge tour continues against the steeler. winning 80% of his against the steelers.
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port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most diversified. which helps explain why it is one of dana young's top priorities. generating over 15 billion for the regional economy, and 80 thousand local jobs. dana young is working to continue that success, by attracting high waged jobs for families who need them and fighting a bureaucracy that too often gets in the way.
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maybe if all campaign commercials were like this, you would be looking forward to election season more. >> this is an ad for a in texas and maybe, just maybe it will have you enjoying politics. >> you have room to put 2700 people in our jail and cost us about $103 a day. >> gerald doesn't have any hobbies. >> this year we could take the tax rate down to three eight three eight. >> is he always like that? >> yeah, all the time.
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between 38-38 and 41.69. we got three light rails. you could put 60 people on each car. >> all he wants to do is fix things, i got this 18-wheeler parked in this neighborhood. fumes all over the place. quite frankly, it's not a code violation. you know, i think i like helping around the house here. >> please re-elect gerald. please. [ laughter ] >> i want to go over to >> he meet be talking about campaign savings. >> that's fine. i would listen to him. gerald daughtry and his wife are going viral for that commercial. well deserved. on his facebook page people are saying that they want to go to austin just for -- so they can vote for this guy. >> that's very effective. >> i think that is the best -- >> it's a positive ad. >> yeah. >> talking about the issues at hand. and you have got -- >> it doesn't hurt to laugh a little bit, too.
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good -- daughtry, you are a good sport. i am reginald roundtree. all new on "10news at 5:30", check out this surveillance video clearly showing one of the suspects here. wait until you see the nasty messages he left behind. a mom on a mission and it's going viral. how her push to stand up for her child with special needs is hitting the heartstrings of so many. then new at six, it's a often. guns stolen out of unlocked vehicles. believe it or not, the owner is not held liable. we are going straight to law enforcement to find out why. we are getting answers for you tonight. that's new at six. stay right here.
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he result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate,
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they hire bob buesing. how far will he go? buesing fought to foreclose assisted-living retirement homes, threatening local seniors with homelessness. then, buesing defended wells fargo against charges of helping a ponzi-schemer swindle millions. buesing's firm was even accused of overbilling local schools , running fees up to seventy thousand dollars.
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>> good evening. i am reginald roundtree. >> and thanks for joining us. i am courtney robinson. you have a lot of questions. you want to know how a 34-year- old woman could die after a visit with a chiropractor. playboy model kate may pimped her nerve in -- pinched a nerve in her neck. after her appointment with a chiropractor she ended up in the er. the next day she was because many of you have got questions about the possible dangers and validity of chiropractors. 10news reporter shannon valladolid speaks to a local chiropractor and explains what you need to be aware of during your next visit. >> reporter: dr. ashley mejia has been a chiropractor for eight years. she tells me playboy model

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