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as well. 10 news reporter eric shows you just how alarmed the tsa is about this troubling trend. switchblades, guns, brass knuckles, and yes, that's a disabled rocket launcher. all of this confiscated by tsa in just the past 45 days at tampa international airport. >> the trend is rising. >> most alarming, the steady increase in passengers all ready this year at tia. many with concealed weapons permits. at least one a repeat offender. >> the only thing i can attribute it to is the far away we get hey bay from the events of 9/11 the more people lose focus on the security. >> when i got home, i was like how did i make it through tsa with this sneak he accidentally walked through security with a pocket knife not long ago. citing the most common excuse
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small thing. >> violators face $11,000 in fines and the possibility of jail time. and for some reason, that still hasn't reversed the trend. now with the holiday travel season approaching, tsa is making a public plea, leave the weapons at home. or legally transport firearms in checked baggage locked inside a hard sided case. >> it's frightening. i don't understand what's going through these people's brains when they do that. >> there's no any of this was going to be used for terrorism. passengers say it still terrifies them. >> they shouldn't have them in the airport. at all. because some lunatic or something like that comes in and now we have a mayor problem. at tampa international, 10 news, wtsp. a rocket launcher. >> unbelievable. >> a rocket launcher. while this is a growing problem, it's nothing new, last
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that's an average of seven firearms a day. the top 10 airport for firearm discoveries, seattle international with 59. phoenix sky harbor, denver international, dallas ft. worth, george bush intercontinental airport, dallas love field along with hart field jackson in atlanta, nashville international, and william p hobby airport in the curb side areas at airports. news reporter mark rivera shows you around the most secure airports in the world. find his story on right now bush gardens has closed the river rapids. they want to check with other park operators and ride manufacturers to understand what caused the deadly accident at a theme park in australia. now four people were thrown
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world park. now one of the -- it's one of the most popular theme parks in australia. investigators say it looks like the ride's conveyer belt malfunctioned while flipping that raft. they made it clear, safety is a top priority and the ride here is only closed out of an abundance of caution. happening now, the spotlight is on body cameras at a tampa police citizens review board. board members just kicked off meeting about the technology and the use of body worn cameras. as 10 investigates, tampa is the only large agency in our region with widespread use of body cameras and dash mounted cameras. as your choices for the president crisscross the state for your vote, the entire race could come down to your ballot. >> you know how the saying goes, as florida goes, so goes the nation, but exactly how
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election, that could be changing. 10 news political reporter mark rivera is digging deeper into one tampa bay community that's a litmus test for the state not to mention the country. welcome to the battle ground of the battle ground, right here, hillsborough county. it's one of a few counties in the nation. it can show you where the country is going to go on election day. it's voted with the winner in the state of florida in the past 13 elections and the winner nationwide in eight out of nine. to the question of how will florida vote, it's really a question of how do hillsborough county voters feel. >> republican. hopefully it'll work out that way. >> i just want it to be over. i just want the president to be the president. who i voted for, hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton. >> i'm voting for donald trump. >> donald's my man. i shouldn't say it that way. but in my view, there's no choice between the two. >> talk about a purple county.
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trump and clinton tighten the poles but there's something we haven't seen. from 2000 to 2012, florida was make or break for democrats. it still is for donald trump. but here's the thing, clinton can win the election this year even if she loses florida. it's something the former tampa mayor says he hasn't seen before. >> this is an unusual election. i've been around a long time. >> how are the parties doing so far democrats are out voting republicans two days into early voting. but he says you need more time to see a trend. >> i think it's relatively close. in this county. from what i'm hearing and seeing and so forth. it'd be hard to bet on either candidate. >> in tampa, mark rivera, 10 news, wtsp. >> is the presidential race leaving you in a house divided. are you voting for donald trump while your partner votes for
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so we want to hear from you. tell us what it's all about. what's happening in your family in your household? and if there's anything that could bring it together right there on our 15 news wtsp facebook page. early voting in full force, the candidates are looking for votes right here in florida. we begin with donald trump tonight and an appearance at one of his golf resorts. he showed up alongside his employees. saying 80% are hispanic. the republican nominee said the high cost hurting his workers and premiums are going up next year. >> we're going to repeal and replace obama care. and i can say all my employees are having a tremendous problem with obama care. >> we should point out the general manager of trump's club clarified later saying most of their employees received company provided insurance. hillary clinton's camp says she has a plan to make health insurance more affordable and she spoke to a crowd in coconut
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work everyday to implement the plans that we have put forth. >> we told you about hillary clinton's appearance in tampa tomorrow. that's set for 2:45 at curtis hickson waterfront park. you can bet 10 news will be there. more red flags tonight for a hillsborough county organization in very hot water. sparks flew at an emergency hearing for the hillsborough county public transportation committee. all about its future. let's listen in. >> it's a you telling me that you have spoken with someone about this position and we have voted yet? >> to say that the public has lost trust and confidence in this agency is an under statement. the ptc candidly is on life support.
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under intense review. the organization is being criticized over how it regulates uber and lyft and nearly forcing the companies out of business in tampa bay. the ride sharing companies have received piles of tickets and a 10 news investigation found the executive director of the ptc was using off duty taxicab drivers to give out tickets to ride sharing drivers. today the ptc executive director talked about the allegas very first time. >> uber and lyft are operating and providing an illegal service in this county. i have never weighed in as far as i don't have a vote on this issue. my mandate is to enforce the law, if they say it's illegal and they want me to enforce it via writing tickets, so be it. >> local and state leader haves called for an end to the
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transportation committee. tampa mayor bob buckhorn is one of the biggest opponents saying the organization is stifling ride share companies to prop up the fact psi industry. he refers to the organization as quote a dinosaur that needs to be extinct. there's much more to come on 10 news. a student gets herself in trouble but is the punishment too harsh? a 12-year-old manatee girl is handcuffed, arrested for battery on her teacher and a sheriff's deputy all for having her cell phone severe? it could get warmer. it could be breezy too. that east to northeast wind will pick up tonight and
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amendment 1 protects consumers from scams, promotes safe solar, and is endorsed by florida's firefighters. so, why are out-of-state billionaires attacking it? because amendment 1 stops their subsidies. amendment 1 ensures that if you don't choose solar,
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well a 12-year-old was handcuffed. a deputy say a battle over a cell phone in school got out of hand. the manatee county middle schooler was charged with battery. 10 news news reporter isabel has more. >> reporter: students know, keep cell phones out of school until the bell rings. but a student at lee middle school in manatee county apparently couldn't wait. when the teacher grabbed the phone she grabbed the teacher's arm and dug in her nails. according to the press release after the deputy wrote up the incident report about the
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he went to arrest the 12-year- old student and that's when he says she attacked him. >> she starts kicking the deputy repeatedly, tried to bite the deputy. so we really had no other recourse other than to charge her with not only battery on a school official but battery on a deputy. >> and the deputy has a sprained ankle. >> she didn't have to do all that over a cell phone? yeah no, that's too much. >> she should have been raised better than that. >> when you hit an offi that's really bad. you have to respect everybody. >> but some think arresting the student was too severe a punishment. >> that's a little too over board. a 12-year-old with two felonies. >> she's a child. and she'll always have that now. it'll always be on her record. >> the school district has its own punishment the student code of conduct says if you attack a school board employee you'll be suspended from school for ten days and may face a
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program. a reminder for all students, actions have consequences. 10 news, wtsp. >> the sheriff's office says it's up to a judge to decide what happens next to that 12- year-old student. so far most of you have told us the punishment was justified. and you can share your thoughts at tracking you. protecting your family. it's time for 10 weather. even though we know the weather can change in an instant, people are still so picky. right? i mean look. people are complaining. >> bobby and i understand when you play golf you don't like bad weather. you try to plan around that. >> the last few weeks the dry season's here. we haven't had too many problems. what we've had is fluctuations
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all the people liking the cool weather from this past weekend. unfortunately that's going to change. that's typical for this time of the year. we get a couple good shots and it goes away for a while. the warm air is coming back. we're dry on storm tracker 10. tuesday evening plans look fantastic outdoors whatever you're doing. there are high clouds coming in. a lot of times that makes for a great sunset. if you can get some sun in, i think there's a small chance of that. a lot of the cameras showing thick clouds out there. 79 in tampa. 81 from carowinds, and land o lakes. same thing for bradenton and sarasota, upper 70s for polk county. pasco, hernando, citrus county, the same, 78 to 79 degrees. there was sunshine getting through. you can see it shinning on the bridge here. and there it is. it's going to be a great looking sunset out there. get out and enjoy it if you can. winds are light now.
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generally out of the east/northeast. and tomorrow afternoon. but 5 to 10 miles per hour. we've had gusts up to 16 miles per hour in sea bring. that's not bad. we'll not have issues with the wind tonight. but by tomorrow morning, we'll have wind about 5 miles per hour. we'll be warmer, it's a warmer wind for us. mid 60s for lows. that's awesome. because the dew points are coming up. more on the muggier side too over the next couple days. but i still don't see rain in the forecast. so this is that time of the year where we're comi you may have to get the sprinklers working again. keep that in mind, with it getting warmer, still a lot of sunshine but staying rain free, that can dry things out even quicker. that will go through the week. i don't see rain for tomorrow. i don't have rain in the forecast through the upcoming weekend. dew points, 58 degrees now. that's not bad. it's a comfortable. still comfortable out there. that goes to the mitt 60s over the next couple days. and it pretty much stays there. and as a result, we'll wake up
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sunrise tomorrow morning, 7:38, down at 6:50, in the middle of the afternoon, we'll get about 84 degrees. a couple degrees warmer than today. ragweed, elm and grass the main allergens sticking around through the workweek. there's a high to the north. a low to the south. and it's the difference between the pressures that give us the wind. because of the strong high to the north, we'll keep some wind. small craft advisories along the coast. breeziest tith thursday afternoon you see it picking up. headed into friday afternoon as well. 15 to 20 miles per hour winds with higher gusts. there's the forecast for rain. it's not bringing anything with it. weekend, you have weekend plans, it's warm, remember this is the weekend leading up to halloween. we have a lot of things going on. mid 80s for highs. mid 60s for lows. no big change. halloween looks great. 84 for a high. trick or treat time for halloween, around the 80-degree mark. oops, here we go again, it's another one of those
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say, seriously? check it out. a manatee county deputy managed to capture this, a fugitive iguana. >> oh come on, really. >> he was flagged down when someone found the iguana on the concrete barrier between the road and the pond. after struggling to get it into his cruiser, animal services came to pick it up, but the iguana got loose again. after taking a quick dip in the water, it's hot out there you know, the iguana was finally rangled into an animal control van. tampa bay lightning, we're going to put you in the stand. nice hot lower level seats. make sure. the only way you get these, you have to watch 10 news at 11:00 this week. your chance to win two lower level tickets to the tampa bay lightning. the game against the boston bruins. games on thursday. november 3rd.
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now, live from the sun coast hyundai dealers sports desk, it's time for 10 sports. the cubs haven't won a world series in 108 years. there are 108 stitches on a
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and the movie back to the future 2 has a total run time of 108 minutes. i'm not making this up. maybe this really is their year. game one of the fall classic tonight, here's what to watch for, history for one the cubs last won a world series in 1908. and the indians in 1948. somebody's sorrows will come to an end. somebody's curse will be lifted. hey, remember this guy? joe madden? he's doing the impossible. leading the loveable lose the world series. rays fans everywhere will be glued to their tvs to see if joe can bring it home. he's not the only alum on the field, brandon is live for the tribe. and ben is back in his clean up spot for the cubs. here's the man himself. >> this is the moment that i believe could happen. i think all these guys believed it. but they had never been there before. >> coming to the world series
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>> meet jim, a pearl harbor veteran and long time cubs fan. he's 97 years old and attended games 6 and 7 in 1945, the last time the cubs played in the world series. well, his granddaughter started a go fund me page asking for donations to get the world war ii vet to the world series and it went viral. donations flooded in. it's up to over $11,000. it gets better. gifted with two tickets to the awarded to the purple heart foundation to benefit other veterans. it doesn't get much better than that guys. finally all of us here look forward to fridays. and for some young patients, friday is the day to kind of let loose and forget about all their troubles. >> the friday dance is very important to us. we do it every friday. >> you're looking at some very, very happy patients at john
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hospital. now they shared this on their facebook page this week, construction workers across the street decided to get in on the fun and do some dancing themselves. they held signs and said happy friday. and they danced along with the nurses and the kids. >> listen, there's power in shaking your groove thing. shaking what your mama gave you.
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