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kropff. and i'm ian reitz. happening today-- early voting begins in nearly every county in the bay area. that means you can cast your ballot early, and beat the lines. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live at the mid- florida credit union amphitheatre where donald trump will hold a rally tonight. sarah, regardless who you vote for, election supervisors have a warning. yes, we're all so used to taking selfies and updating our social media pages..and we're all going to want to brag about voting. but-- you absolutely don't want to take any selfies with your filled out ballot-- it's actually
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you're not allowed to pose for a selfie with a ballot that's filled out. the laws are mixed depending on where you go. federal judges have struck down bans on ballot selfies in states like new hampshire and indiana. but, right here in florida it could get you in trouble. the spokesperson at pinellas supervisor of elections says there's nothing wrong with posing with an "empty" ballot. but, it's safe to say you a selfie with your i- voted sticker. the only two counties who won't have an early voting option starting today: pasco and highlands counties. in 30 minutes---i'm digging into this-- did you know your vote counts a lot more here in florida, compared to other states? i'll explain why-- at 6. allison....
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out shows hillary clinton leading trump by three points in florida. trump is ahead by only 3 points in the usually red state of texas. as trump continues his campaign in florida today, clinton is going back to new hampshire where she'll hold a rally with senator elizabeth warren. on thursday, clinton heads back to north carolina where she'll campaign alongside first lady michelle obama for the first time. before that, clinton will be visiting hillsborough county on wednesday. on top of choosing the next president, in two in florida will decide if medical marijuana should be legal in the state. 10news reporter emerald morrow is live in downtown st. pete this morning. emerald, it's not just voters here paying attention to this amendment... people in other states say they'll pick up and move if it passes. yeah, we talked to a woman in georgia who is already scouting out places to live here in the bay area... and as early voting kicks off today, she desperately wants to see voters pass amendment 2 to legalize medical
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rose ter-la-hee says cannabis oil has been the only thing to help her autistic son from hurting himself. and she's counting on voters to help her get access to the drug so her son can have a better life. she might be in luck if voters follow the current poll trends. a recent poll on amendment 2 shows more than 70 percent of voters will say yes to legalizing medical marijuana here in florida... and those in nearby states where it's still illegal are ready to pick up and move. real estate agents say they've seen similar trends in other places. they say after colorado legalized marijuana...propert y values went up in some parts of the state by 10 percent. we know that amendment 2 would make it easier to get medical marijuana...but what are the
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for you, coming up at 6:30. back to you. investigators in north carolina are looking into what may have started a riot inside of a prison. one staff member and one inmate were taken to the hospital after two separate fires started. the fire are out right now and the facility is back to being secure. the correctional institution is a low-security facility. it was evacuated two weeks ago due to flooding from hurricane matthew. a tragic story out of washington statis investigation to figure out what caused a house fire where a three year-old boy and his dog were killed. a neighbor called 9-1-1 when he saw flames coming out of the house. fire crews in that area say this was one of the hardest fires they've ever responded to. they found the boy huddled with his dog, who stayed by his side. several others
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the home, including other young children. fire crews say the home did not have working smoke detectors. a crime alert in manatee county this morning after an odd break-in at a popular shopping center. deputies say four men wearing halloween masks broke into this puma store at ellenton premium outlets mall. it happened early sunday morning.. the group ran into the store...stayed inside for about a minute...and then ran out with shoes and clothes. you may or may not age halloween, but take a look at this. manatee county animal services is teaming up with forget me not rescue to get these dogs and cats new homes. you don't have to pay adoption fees in the days leading up to halloween at the bradenton and palmetto shelters. hurricane nicole never hit the u-s.. but the east coast is seeing some effects of the storm. last week, hundreds of baby turtles washed up on space coast beaches.
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sea turtle healing center took in 366. volunteers at the center say they were likely born a month or two ago. florida fish and wildlife says it may launch a boat to bring the surviving turtles back out 30 to 35 miles off the coast this week. with all the recent flooding in north carolina, animal control workers have been busy finding pets in need. after the break, how one certain dog stole their hearts. coming up tonight on 10 news and c-b-s. starting 8:00, followed by man with a plan at 8:30. at 9:00, 2 broke girls. at 9:30, the odd couple. at 10:00, scorpion. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his
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if you're just
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stories. just fifteen days to the general election. hillary clinton and donald trump are stepping up their efforts in key states with trump making a stop in tampa tonight. he'll be at the mid florida credit union amphitheatre at 7:00. after making 4 stops in north carolina sunday, clinton campaigns with massachusetts senator elizabeth warren in new hampshire today. a cbs news poll shows clinton leading trump by three points in the sunshine state and almost tied with the republican nominee state of texas. voters in most bay area counties don't have to wait two weeks to make their choice for president. early voting has begun in all bay area counties except pasco and highlands. those begin on saturday, october 29th. in pinellas county.. the elections office was open over the weekend accepting mail in ballots. they say 37 percent of those ballots have already been returned. florida is considered one of the most critical states in this election.
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people moving here.. especially this time of year. if amendment 2 passes in november, that number could grow even more 10 news talked with this family who is looking to move for medical marijuana. right now they live in georgia, but they were in the bay area this weekend to find an apartment. their son is autistic and hits himself violently. they say high t- h-c cannabis oil helps him stop hurting himself. remember two years ago the medical marijuana amendment failed to pass by just two percent. lauren and corey rexroad decided to get a little creative on their first anniversary. you need to know -- they say they spend a lot of time in target...working on decorating their home. so...to celebrate year one...they went to target to recreate their wedding photos.
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lot ot do in their hometown of morgantown, west virginia. target appears to have welcomed the couple. they shared the pictures on social media as well. this is a cute story this morning. animal control officers in charlotte, north carolina have been helping animals in need after flooding hit the area. after they finished feeding a group of dogs they noticed one running behind their truck. the officers pulled over and saw this little brown dog. from the dog's behavior they knew he wasn't a stray. the dog was
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animal control where he is waiting to be picked up. he is not up for adoption yet. shelter officials are waiting to see if
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newspaper tease: tampa bay times and the ledger check this out: a miami man took top honors at the annual stone crab eating contest sunday in the
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cracked and ate 25 stone crab claws in 12 minutes and 54 seconds, beating the old record by more than two minutes. stone crab season started last weekend and runs until may 15th. we have a lot to get to here on 10 news this morning. hundreds of women show up to a parade for yoga pants. the message they wanted to send. and looking for the hottest holiday gifts? we're breaking down when and where you can get the best prices. we are working on all those stories, plus ashley has your forecast and we'll check out how the morning commute looks, all coming up on 10 news this morning. live look over
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you love all-day breakfast. but you don't love that you can't get all your favorites. but now you can get more of what you love. a new concern this morning for families of young athletes. researchers in north carolina say measurable changes were found in the brains of young football players after just one season on the field. this was the case even with students who hadn't had concussions. doctors say the new data shows the need for further study on the sport's impact on long-term health. imagine having abdominal pains and you go to the hospital only to learn you're minutes away from delivering a baby! that's what happened to
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georgia. stephanie thought it was kidney stones. as doctors were preparing her for a cat scan - they quickly decided she needed an ultrasound instead. they delivered a healthy baby boy and say they didn't have a clue that stephanie was expecting. president obama had a pretty good weekend. get this...usher, common and jill scott sang for the commander in chief. the white house concert was in partnership with bet networks and featured more than a dozen performers to celebrate the presidents 8 years in office. bet will broadcast the music november 15th. check this out. a surprise guest at the white house! comedian bill murray took the podium in the press room decked out in cubs gear -- and talked about the championship series. murray had been invited to the white house on saturday after winning this year's mark twain prize for american humor. friends star, matt leblanc joins cbs tonight with his new comedy, man with a plan. the golden globe award winner plays a dad who starts spending more time with his kids when his wife goes back to work only to discover his little angels are not so angelic.
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good morning. hope your monday is going well. we are just starting the work week out. we are looking great as you are heading out the door this morning. nice comfortable temperatures. down to 61 in tampa and we have got some upper 40s in the mix if you're in crystal river. a little chilly for you. we are going to warm up nicely with high temperatures in the low 80s for much of the area this afternoon, but still a nice crisp start to your day. we will be talking about a big warm-up for the second half the week. how toasty it's gonna get coming up. hot spots at just about 6:00 on your monday. i am road warrior hilary zalla. in pinellas county there is an accident just reported on 54th avenue northwest of 66th street. in hillsborough county in tampa the accident along westbound i- 4 is clear. drive time 21 minutes from 75
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have a look at your bridges. your news. your community. and we're putting the news back in the morning. this is "10news this morning" at 6. gum monday morning. welcome to "10news this morning" am i am allison kropff. >> i'm ian reitz. a big win for the bucs. >> and an investigation into a deadly and tragic tour bus crash. early voting kicks off today, the same day that donald trump >> 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live. both candidates are going to be in tampa bay this week? >> reporter: absolutely. donald trump at the florida state fairgrounds later tonight and hillary clinton will be here on wednesday in hillsborough county. so both of these candidates feeling very good about their chances here in florida and they fight for your vote. they are paying attention to florida for good reason. did you know that your vote

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