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10news reporter tammie fields is breaking down the four things you need to know before stepping foot on a boat. >> reporter: if you want to see breathtaking sights line a baby dolphin and her mother, renting a boat is the way to go. they can help you, if you meet their standards. >> the three things is how much experience you have, where did you get the experience, and what kind of conditions are you going out into. >> reporter: myers says they turn customers away. and while they require 100 hours of drive time on a boat before they rent to you, they are willing to tweak that requirement depending on the water conditions that day. that's why meyers says their expertise comes in. first, get a map with local trouble spots on it. >> this is areas you need to be cautious. >> reporter: second, never rent a boat unless it's stocked with the safety equipment and know how it works. >> we use a tracker aboard each
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me, this stays with you. screw the boat. ic buy a new boat. >> reporter: forget your pride if you get in trouble on the water. >> when it comes to pushing a couple thousand pound boat off the sand bar and you don't know where you are at or what you are doing, the best thing is to drop anchor so the boat doesn't float away. call a professional service. >> reporter: and finally file a float plan so if there is an emergency the company knows exactly where you were heading for the day. uncommon that a customer rents a boat and runs aground. he says he sees that happen about once a month. in the waters of st. pete beach, tammie fields, 10news wtsp. >> we have also put a list of the six items you need to have on board anytime you take a boat out on the water. look for this story on our website wtsp.com and the 10news app. election day is still more than two weeks away, but most voters can already hit the polls here in florida.
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early voting today. the 14-day early voting period began at 7:00 this morning. it continues through sunday, november 6. this comes as florida is in the middle of a tight race for president. the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by three points here. and this is a good time to remind you that if you are voting early or casting your ballot on election day keep that ballot away from the camera. ballot selfies are against law. you know what that means. snapping or posting a picture of yourself with the ballot. here in florida no photography is allowed in polling rooms and that does extend to mail-in ballots if they are filled out. don't take a picture. don't post it on social media. instead, they say stick with your i voted sticker. with two weeks to go before the election donald trump brings his campaign to tampa. now he may be lagging in the
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credit union amphitheater in tampa. mark rivera joins us live at that amphitheater awaiting trump's arrival. i know it's hard to hear because the crowd is already gathering behind you. >> reporter: yes. they are so excited right now, and like you said at the beginning here, donald trump is down in the polls by about -- by double digits nationally. he is down in florida. but you wouldn't be able to tell from how energized his base is. they turned out here. probably five there are two things we are going to be watching for tonight for donald trump to address. number one, the allegations that have been brought up against him by 11 women now, and part of the reason -- or part of what he is doing to address that is handing out these during his rallies. women for trump. nearly every woman out here today, every woman out here that is -- has a -- has one of these signs, women for trump.
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the allegations that this is a rigged election. so you're probably looking at how big this crowd is. we want to show you pictures of that. right after that i want you to hear exactly what one of the supporters says about the allegations of a rigged election. >> i have always thought there has been a lot of fraud. i mean, facebook had a thing about 12 boxes of thousands out six months ago for hillary clinton and a whole ticket of being democrat. now, i never heard what happened to those 12 boxes. there were 12,000 votes in there. if they were real. you know how facebook is. >> reporter: all right. so you just heard that. the chant "lock her up"started
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tonight. we will bring you exactly what he says and the big points tonight at 11:00. in tampa, mark rivera, 10news wtsp. >> all right. mark, much appreciated to you. and hillary clinton was campaigning this afternoon in new hampshire along with massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. clinton is widening her campaign message tonight focusing on helping congressional candidates at well as battling donald trump. clinton will be in tampa on wednesday afternoon for 2:45 rally at curtis hixon park. have been a routine traffic stop thrust the city of st. petersburg in chaos. that is when police shot and killed tyronn tyron lewis. when an officer got in front of his car, lewis tried to run him over, and that is when he was killed. within minutes a crowd gathered.
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two decades later where the shooting happened, to remember lewis and what they consider other victims of police violence have been through. today lewis' son spoke with us. >> i just have one thing to say. i just want. [ inaudible ]. he is still fighting. that's it. that's all i have to say. >> and to rename part of 18th regard its of whether the city gives permission. it is the war on heroin, and manatee county is ground zero. marco rubio met with first responders to learn more about the heroin epidemic. isabel mascarenas spoke with a recovering addict who says the solution begins with the addiction. >> you know, and i never figured i would live to see 30. >> reporter: yet john thompson
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and heroin addiction. >> i have found a couple 12- step programs and i have surrounded myself by people going in the same direction as myself. >> reporter: the 34-year-old father and husband says he has been clean for four months in a recovery program. >> i did for me. >> reporter: thompson says he is proof there is a better way to live than on drugs, but warns finding the drugs is still easier. >> some of the programs are limited. they don't have enough space. they don't have have the funding. >> reporter: treating the addiction is where legislators should focus on, he says, not arresting our way out of the program. >> as long as the people want it, there is always somebody to sell it. >> reporter: senator marco rubio and other republican leaders heard from law enforcement and hospital staff who are fighting the heroin epidemic on the front lines. >> people have no idea. >> reporter: the heroin epidemic is taxing law enforcement and hospital
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are seeing 15 to 20 heroin- related overdoses a day. hospital officials say nearly 1700 doses of the opioid anecdote narcan have been driven to drug patients so far this year. >> i believe that somebody that gets a shot with narcan should have to go through some kind of a program. >> reporter: he says maybe then we can start saving lives. in manatee county, isabel still to come, we are going to show you why his mother says she is pushing for this little boy's face to be on the page of a modeling campaign. the encouraging answer we found from local agencies coming up. and you probably notice temperatures already warming up as we head into your monday evening. in fact, those readings will be above average by the time we head into later portions of the
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it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems.
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i moved on her like a [bleep]. you can do anything. grab them by the [bleep] we have to make sure that donald wins this election. no we don't. marco rubio stands by trump and failed to show up for florida. here's what i believe in. bringing people together and reaching across the aisle to get things done. protecting social security. and building an economy that works for all of us. i'm patrick murphy and i approved this message
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a mother's fight for inclusive advertising. >> a lot of you are weighing in this is trending even after we first told you about it. 15-month-old asher has down's syndrome. his mother submitted these amazing photos to a georgia advertising agency for an ad campaign. well, her push for acceptance has gone viral. how parents who used to feel all alone are finding strength in one another. >> reporter: she has two children ages 9 and 12.
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are models for major national ad campaigns. >> many times when you have a child with a special need, you look around and you feel i'm the only one. why this happen to me or to my child. . >> reporter: she heard about asher nash and his story when it first started going viral. >> i think for me once again, you know, why is this happening? and then it was like, oh my god, these things happen. >> he >> marketable? somebody in the industry, is this marketable? it could be under the right circumstance. >> reporter: we asked more questions. >> i would ask them prior to submitting him, we do have someone aged 5 who is absolutely adorable. he is a special-needs child.
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>> reporter: she feels nash's story touching so many parents proves the power of social media. >> we can interact immediately and we can actually show immediately. >> reporter: and it's that support that has turned this story from one of defeat to one of complete adorable victory. phil buck 10news wtsp. >> it's contagious how adorable hes. awareness month which makes nash's story even more timely in this effort to build acceptance for children with special needs. like the saying goes, all good things come to an end. >> don't tell me this weather is coming to an end. [ multiple speakers ] >> well, i love how we are so picky here in the tampa bay area. florida in general when we're
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clouds today. tomorrow will be better, you know? it's not going to be that bad. it's not going to be as cool. so the jackets that you broke out over the weekend, you can put them back, you know, just in the back of the closet and, yeah, it's gonna feel a little warmer over the next few days. let's take a look right now. we have some gorgeous video to show you from our st. pete beach area. beautiful out there today, and perhaps if you have a little free time you are able to get outside and enjoy. t now, not too many people in the water because those water temperatures are cooling as we are now heading into the later portions of october. so current readings about 75 degrees. i know folks visiting from up north, that's not a problem. but for some of us sensitive floridians 75, well, just a little touch on the cool side. current temperatures across st. petersburg 80 degrees right now about winds out of the north and a dew point of 50.
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nothing doing on stormtracker 10. in fact, we are staying dry tonight. we are staying dry tomorrow, too. now, here's the set-up. high pressure firmly in control. with high pressure we see that sinking air, and that is going to keep us nice and quiet really for the next serve days. cold front just to our north across the southeast united states, but this area of high pressure, it's a blocking mechanism. so this cooler air will not dip southward into the bay area. not this time. sorry, courtney. so now, around the nation we are watching an area of low pressure off to the portions of canada and also another big area of low pressure off the pacific northwest. you can see rain right now funneling into portions of oregon, california, and even as far south across l.a., santa barbara, san diego. that's a sure sign we are transitioning to fall. current temps out there tonight
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46 degrees right now in syracuse. if you are doing some traveling tuesday morning, cold in the northern tier. low 40s. 42 degrees bismarck. 40 degrees in minneapolis warmer across the south. very pleasant here at home this evening. a few clouds out there. mild temperatures. about 67 degrees at midnight. wake-up temps tomorrow 62 degrees, but a little bit cooler on the nature coast. citrus county, pasco county, and hernando county your temperatures in the low west side of i-75 by the coast, a little more mild. 66 for st. pete. a little bit cooler inland land areas. 56 degrees. bradenton 60. polk county wake-up temp for winter haven 59 degrees. 58 degrees in bartow. another lovely day shaping up across the bay area. high temperatures in the mid- 80s. a little breezy at times. our winds will be staying out of the east-northeast, and that's really all we're showing you on the futurecast model as
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the northeast. during the afternoon a little more east to northeast bringing in just a little moisture from the atlantic. dew points, they are going to be warming into the low 60s as we head into tuesday and wednesday. i can show you that on this map right here that gives us an indication of the moisture in the mid and upper levels. those dark shades of orange, as they disappear that means our moisture is increasing. low 80s nature coast tomorrow. mid-80s for the bay area. a nice day out there on the water with a gh bays and seas around two feet. let's talk about the seven-day forecast. it is looking nice all the way through halloween next monday with high temps staying in the mid-80s, and nothing more than a 10% chance of a few stray showers. thursday, friday, and into saturday. a local university is getting noticed for being among the top ten when it comes to new inventions. we are talking about usf getting noticed for the amount of patents granted. kind of cool to think about. something you see in stores,
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now, here is how is works. students and professors come up with the ideas. they use their labs to bring them to life and work to get the proud out in the -- product out in the market. >> there is a usf product on the market, a liquid bandage available at publix as well as a number of the whole foods type of stores. >> how neat is that? i think i may have seen it. yeah. in 2015, 90 patents were granted to usf. this year there has alre been 105. >> wow. we still have a couple of months to go. >> lots of talent. >> yeah. here is the good news, two of the best schools in the country are right here in the bay area. >> still to come, we are going to show you which schools made the grade and where you want your kids to be in school. plus, don't forget to state up for "the "the late show with stephen colbert." tonight his guests include tom hanks. 10news and the tampa bay lightning want to put you in
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10news at 11 all week long for your chance to win two lower level tickets to the tampa bay lightning-boston bruins game on lightning-boston bruins game on thursday, z256qz zy6z y256qy yy6y robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq,
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donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure 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: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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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. dana young for the florida senate.
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now live from the suncoast hyundai dealer sports desk it's time for 10 sports.
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not. and back-to-back wins on the road, we got to learn how to win some games at home. >> come on, don't we all wish the bucs were perfect. 3-3. they looked like a long shot a couple weeks ago. here is what we learned from yesterday's win. another week, another career game for rogers. he proved he could be the bucs' feature back picking up 106 of his buck 54 rushing yards after contact. jameis winston of credit after throwing eight picks for the first four weeks. he has one now. he went 17 for 20 with three touchdowns. history was certainly against the bucs after their abysmal first quarter. every nfl team trailing by 14 after one quarter went on to lose except for tampa bay. ira kaufman a big writer here in the area shows you how close mike evans has been over the
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no wide receiver in the league has generated more downs. he is a big bucs fan. he says jameis winston going to be special. he is getting that. and mcfarland praising dirk koetter. says got to get more home games, wins now. good news for usf fans. clinton flowers will start against navy according to the head coach. he hurt his ha friday. the bulldogs will have their hand full friday night. will werth, that game coming up this week. talking about bragging rights. we are big winners when it comes to two of america's best schools here in the bay area. north side christian elementary in st. petersburg and florida clean it's charter school -- collegiate charter school were awarded the blue ribbon award. the principal is proud of her
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schools. >> kudos. >> i know. of course, a lot of elected officials on hand. two national blue ribbon winners in our area. >> so proud. >> congratulations to those schools, those teachers and kids. that's it for "10news at 6." make sure you join us at 11. >> for breaking news, 24/7 local, live news wtsp is always on. until then have a quality evening and we will see you on
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robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure 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
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: trump lays out his first 100 days. >> we're going to have the biggest tax cuts since ronald reagan. >> pelley: but he has only 15 days left to save his campaign. >> leave here an >> pelley: also tonight, the campaign takes another nasty turn. >> get this, donald: nasty women are tough. nasty women are smart. and nasty women vote. [cheering and applause] >> pelley: why pediatricians now advise sleeping in the same room with your infant for a year. can this bag save passengers from an in-flight fire?

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