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the story tonight at 6. here's a story that will get your attention. you have iron man you have jack bauer and the movie tropics thunder and, of course, a ghost buster. all of them very interested in a local race. polk county school board district one but not really. they are all the exact same done heor using the election rules to his advantage. 10 news polk county element shows you how he is getting away with it. >> reporter: there's one thing they have in common. >> are you peter. >> reporter: they are all donating to billy townsend for school board making voters scratch their heads. you know those guys? >>i believe i heard the name before yes. >> reporter: obviously tony stark and jack bauer can't make campaign contributions. they are fictional characters
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i did digging and traced the donation from stoney stark llc- - tony stark llc and other llc named after movie characters to one guy under florida law, he can only donate up to a thousand bucks of his own money to a campaign. but he can donate a thousand more dollars from each of the llcs. so far between all of them, the total is around 9,000 dollars. >> a loophole you might say. >> reporter: he doesn't see it that way. >> he job and we want to make sure he has the best shot at it. >> reporter: belly townsend says he is glad the campaign is getting the money but would be open to campaign finance reform. >> i would happily embrace a system where political contributions are limited much more severely than they are. but that's not the system we have. >> reporter: for now he is embracing the system we have. in lakeland grady trimble,
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reflects florida election law. he is spending more than 50,000 dollars of his money on his campaign. one week from tonight, election results will be rolling in across the country. until then candidates are spending every possible minute grabbing all the votes they can. both candidates are back in florida for the second week in a row. tomorrow donald trump will be in miami orlando and pensacola and then in jacksonville on thursday. today, hillary and bill clinton are state and they have three events. right now, president bill clinton is getting ready for an event in south st. pete. doors open in half-hour and he speaks at 6:30. this is his third stop of the day after the other appearances you saw in south florida. meanwhile hillary clinton is out on central florida after a rally in dade sit they. 10 news political reporter mark rivera is live at pasco hernando state college where clinton finished speaking.
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mark? >> reporter: you know that crowd was pretty small when it comes to campaign size it was less than a thousand people here when she took the stage but we saw a very different hillary clinton here today. she is down in the polls in florida by 4 points to donald trump and brought the fire focusing just on trump on the offensive and on his interaction was women. >> oh my gosh we heard that tape, and we heard to women, i am not going to repeat it. but you know what donald trump was bragging about. >> reporter: clinton focusing her message like a laser right on donald trump's character and statements and alleged actions towards women. the biggest a woman who gets a rise out of trump alicia machado. >> he even called me names.
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housekeeping. miss. >> reporter: she introduced clinton who parlayed thetory -- story into -- the story into attack after attack for donald trump's character and fitness to be president. >> who acts like this and i will toe you who -- tell you who a bull yoi. >> reporter: clinton knows women and the hispanic vote can turn the tide in florida. expect her to hit that hard. one thing we did not hear from hillary chin on this today was -- cli word about the fbi possibly reopening the investigation into her private e-mail server. i am working on a story put putting the finishing touches on it about what folks on the ground have to say about that. you will hear it all new at 6. live in dade city mark rivera 10 news wtsp. to the other side during campaign stops donald trump pushed his top priority getting rid of obamacare. he says the hike on premiums
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proves the president's plan doesn't work. >> insurers are leaving premiums are soaring and doctors are quitting. companies are fleeing and deductibles go through the roof. workers hours are being cut and hiring is frozen totally froze hen. and wages -- frozen and wages are being slashed. >> the latest washington post abc news national poll has trump edging ahead with a one point lead. early voting wrapped up on of people have voted in florida. tonight's big story there have been no voting issues for the most part but there's something you need to hear to make sure you can cast your ballot. why a woman says she was initially turned away at the voting booth. and whaty can do -- what you can do to make sure your vote counts. >> reporter: federal investigators are in baltimore trying to figure out what caused this crash you see. a school bus crashed into a
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bus. but the driver and five people on the other bus died. doctors are also treating ten others at the hospital tonight. officers say the driver of the school bus rear ended a car and hit a concrete pillar. then veered into oncoming traffic right into the transitbus. because the crash involved two buses, the national transportation safety board is involved. okay looking live outside we have got a little bit of a backup on bridge in tampa keep that in mind. it's taken more of a year of planning but you can take a ferry across the bay. the cross bay ferry will make round trips between downtown st. pete and tampa convention center. 10 news reporter jenny dean takes you on board. >> upped one hour to reach tampa. >> reporter: and with that the cross bay ferry left on the inaugural voyage. >> it's monumental day here in the tampa bay region.
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city and county leaders were among the first passengers to finally see what they will get for the 1.# million dollar -- 1.4 million dollar investment. former county commissioner and long time fore supporter ed believes this is the future of transportation for our area. >> this is how we will move people between the two towns from south county to and downtown and st. petersburg this is the cheapest option we have got. >> reporter: the boat holds almost 150 people and you can ride outside in thn shelter or even inside in the air conditioning. >> that is pilot. and it's all about testing to see if it's the mode of prance tore station -- transportation people want. >> reporter: when we stopped in tampa people were he can sighted. >> you can get stuck on the road or ride the ferry. >> it's going to be great the new construction and improvementsive he's been here for 33 years and it's about time. >> reporter: in the everybody thinks it's good idea.
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the contrary. one person says he thinks the taxpayer boon doingel is ridiculous and another person which seems to be sarcastic but think it's okay to overcharge for new technology transportation to make the transportation companies grow. however both cities have worked together to make sure there's transportation to get you where you want to go whether it's agame in tampa or trip to the museum in is the st. pete there's plenty to do. jenny >> if you want to try out fore ride for free. the third sunday of each month now through april. frontier communication will cover $10 one way fare and first time you can take advantage of the deal is november 20th. a night ruined in the blink of an eye. you have to see the heart stopping video the seconds after a crocodile jumped into a pool and we are breaking it down. plus don't let pressure of holiday shopping take a toll on your wallet.
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amendment 1 is endorsed by florida's firefighters... because it does solar the right way. amendment 1 protects consumers from scams, and unsafe solar installations. i would love to be standingoutside today. look at this gorgeous picture. november is off to a warm start. we will start to see some of the fall weather pretty soon bobby deskins is up in two minutes.
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oh. sounds familiar. >> keep it playing i love it. >> you know too early or is it right on time that's the sound christmas music. you see the deck rigs and it looks like it puts a feeling in people. >> you can't help by smile when you hear christmas music but the question is, should we start the holiday season now? right after ha it wait until thanksgiving has had its day. we put up a poll on the 10 news facebook page and talk about strong feelings. close to 75% of you wait until the day after thanksgiving to get into the holiday spirit. only 3% say they start before halloween. >> oh isn't that the age old debate right jason writes on social media saying i refuse to do anything until after thanksgiving. once it is over then it's the christmas season.
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christmas stuff is going up as we speak. and dylan writes i will start celebrating on november 9th when all the ehex commercials and signs go away. election commercials and signs go away. and it's only november 1st but black friday deals are out. >> 10 thews reporter shannon shows crowe why doing homework now can save you money later. >> reporter: before you pull out the debit or credit card, to start your holiday whether it's online or at the store, one black friday expert says you are going to want to do your research before you just buy a product no matter how good that deal may sound. >> of course shop around. make sure that you use the applications at your disposables the apps we down load so frequently on the cell phone. >> reporter: online shopping expert says black friday deals like the one released today by amazon may sound tempting but
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around. this camera we found on amazon for almost 600 dollars. it does come with an extra lens. and we also looked on target and it doesn't come with an extra lens but it's 449 with 31 dollars with tax so it comes out to 481 so like you said, options and a lot of the times it could be cheaper but there's always that extra bonus they might include or you want it could be better you know to get the one from amazon if you want this extra product or if you don't then you know go with another option. so,. >> exactly. so be smart as a consumer would be my advice. look at what you are getting play close attention and compare. really shop. >> reporter: he suggest looking for the gifts now. so you have plenty of time and don't get caught having to settle with holiday prices last-
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we need to get it to start feeling like fall to help get some of us into the mood but i think we will get some of that by the end of the workweek and into the weekend. right now it's warm out there. 48 degrees -- 84 degrees and traffic not too bad on i-75 right there. 275 that is the howard frankland heading into tampa. 57 degree dew . by the weaning the number is in the point. by the weekend the number is going into the 40s. we will have dry air and wind too. warm numbers careo woods at 85,and 86 in lando lakes. 58 for sarasota. 8 6 for bradenton and polk county lower 80s. so we will keep the 80s for the next couple hours by 6:30 to 7. we will see 70s pop up most of us in the 70s by 7:30 to 8:30
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we have seen smoke showing up but that's it and it's cloud wise we are about as clear as it can be once again a few clouds out there. and you can see those from southern college and renaissance hotel in national plaza and that's tia and it's calm out there. now it's been breezy today. we have had especially winds down along the skyway many no issues at that point the gusts the blue numbers 20 deaives island. 23-mile-per-hour gusts the past hour. 18 in lakeland and 23 in sarasota so on the gusty side done a little bit tonight and tomorrow a little less breezy and there will be breeze out there but not quite as much as we have seen and back into the mid-60s. this morning felt great. it was warm this of noon. 87 for a high. look at this start. crystal river we are at 55 degrees this morning. tampa at 67. st. pete at 70. these are comfortable numbers. but i will tell you what we will see numbers in the 50s in some areas in the 40s by saturday and especially sunday
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shot of cooler air. tomorrow morning right back where we were this morning. upper 60s to near 70 and, of course, fernando citrus county in the 50s and upper 50s for tomorrow morning of the now tomorrow afternoon, the latest model run keeps trying to produce one or two showers. that would be it. so this is 10% or less that looks like more rain, but i probably should add a 10% chance in the forecast but it's relatively dry day. so, that dry weather continues for us as we head into the tomorrow's high temperature around 86 degrees and we made 87 tomorrow and it's right there in the ball park and with a little less wind the boating forecast gets a little better. 10 knots out this i will say 10 to 15 early and coming around 10 knots mid to late morning and more in the afternoon. one to two foot seas and 76 in the water. high tides for tuesday low tide in the morning and high tide at 5, 5:30 in the afternoon hours.
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coming along quite a bit. rag weed and elm will stay that way through weekend. 5 to 10 a.m. are the prime times to see the the allergens but saturday more wind is come back and it's going to get breezy blowing more around. and the reason why we are geting that wind is this cooler dry air is coming down the the east coast. yes we get a taste of it. i was talking about it yesterday. it's more centered east of the mississippi than it is along the mississippi. and that means we get a quick taste of it but i think that as we get into next week we for sometime. so there it is on the the 7-day forecast. you can see we are staying warm near friday. the average high temperatures 81. records are in the upper 80s many we will stay safe for records but look at that fantastic weekend. 76 on saturday. 77 on sunday. and we get an extra hour of sleep on top of all that guys. >> got to love that. daylight savings time. take a look at this right here.
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indonesia. people are on high alert. that ash and smoke is shooting more than a mile and a half into the sky. look at all of that right there. this is the same volcano that killed more than a dozen people. it had been dormant for more than 400 years and build as a pro solar amendment. tag line commercial says amenment one is for the sun. but mark rivera shows you what your vote on amendment one really means. >> reporter: amendment one is but it is kind of controversial. it is funded manual by florida's big power company. they spent millions of dollars trying to promote it. right now, you have the right to own and use solar power equipment passing amendment one would put that right into the constitution. is that necessary? opponents say it is not. and here's controversial part. passing amendment one could
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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 bottom line. passing amendment one could actually hurt the chances of the state using more solar power. supporters on the other hand say it will protect consumers. a no on amendment one means you have the right to use solar power. and it will probably cost less to do it. mark rivera 10 news wtsp p. >> choice needs 60% of the vote to pass. we are staying on top your evening commute. it is slow going northbound i- 275. you are taking a look at the kennedy boulevard on rampp. >> -- ramp. >> and slowing down but moving along this is malfunction junction you know it i-4 at nebraska. make sure you done load the free 10 news app for instant traffic alerts check out the
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this is video you don't about head -- letting down your guard. surveillance individual gee hotel pool in africa. i want -- video hotel pool in being aa. i want you to watch the crocodile creeping up to the pool and jumping in. and there are people in the pool. you saw the man right there he jumped out and the woman right here, she swims over to the other side freaking out. the crock did go after her. it was able to bite hear few
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it happened so very fast so let's time this out. the crock jumps in and it takes just 3 seconds for the guy to get out of the pool. the woman makes it to the other side of the pool in 6 second after -- seconds after 10 seconds in the pool with the gator she is back out again. according to the daily mail the video is from a hotel in disciple bomb way in southern -- disciple bomb way in southern -- zimbabwe in southern africa. a funny comment on 10 ne look a that sandy says our florida crocodiles and gators have better manners and swim when no one else is in the pool. wow. a pipeline explosion in alabama raises concerns about our gas supply. i am reginald roundtree coming up on 10 news at 5:30, the fire is burning and going on day two right now. we will breakdown whether it's good or bad for you at the
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talking about dry shampoo us about now some are coming forward saying they are dangerous. see what you need to look out for that is new at 5:30. >> talk about bad timing on this one. a cat got trapped in a rotating door at a hospital in turkey. it's a good thing they have nine lives. >> no kidding sounds so painful. her heart stopped but doctors jumped into action and save the day. security cameras show people in the emergency room er her neck of all things was trapped between the wall and the door. they are trying to revive her it appears. doctors used cpr and were able to do it. it was successful and the er doctor who saved the cat decided to keep her. >> also right place at the right time. >> no kidding. maybe look at that she has 8left and can continue on.
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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, you don't have to pay for those who do. amendment 1 blocks special subsidies r special interests.
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rgest 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 regional economy, and 80 thousand local jobs. and fighting a bureaucracy that too often gets in the way. dana young for the florida senate. a return to common sense. this is if he doesn't show up, he doesn't get paid. too often marco rubio didn't show up and failed us when he did. i am patrick murphy. to get things done, you've got to show up. you've got to work together. whether it's protectincial curity and women's health care or growing the economy, we've got to start solving problems instead of pointing fingers. i am patrick murphy and i approve this message
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amendment 1 is endorsed by florida's firefighters... because it does solar the right way. amendment 1 protects consumers from scams, and unsafe solar installations. 10 news at 5:30 starts right now. >> good evening i am courtney robinson. >> i am reggie a little late but right here. getting closer to the presidential election and many of you express the same concern. crowe worry that your vote -- you worry your vote won't count. >> we are showing you how you can make sure that vote will count. a woman has reason to be concerned. she showed up to the polls to vote early and she was told not once but twice that she had voted. >> turns out the combination of a technical problem and the state's safeguards were to
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reporter he isabel mascarenas shows you how it went down. >> reporter: she takes voting seriously. >> i got my sample ballot through the mail and reer is heched the judges. >> reporter: on friday karen was ready to vote. she went to the early voting location in lakewood ranch and hand her driver's license to a poll worker. >> she said you voted i said no i haven't. >> reporter: and the clerk told her the same thing. >> you voted at another poll. and i said no i did not. >> choice but to fill out a provisional ballot but the idea her vote wouldn't be counted until after november 8th didn't sit well. karen then he took her provisional ballot pink slip with track number 6062 and called the media. >> had i not contacted the news media, i would have been in that piffle pink envelopes that -- pile of pink envelopes that was looked at on the 10th or never. >> reporter: supervisor of election mike bennett says

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