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he's the man behind the push for medical marijuana.. now, could john morgan be interested in becoming florida's next governor do you have a travel horror story? from cancelled flights to traffic jams, what you need to know in case you run p during the holidays. and the growing problem -- prescription drug prices that rival mortgage payments. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist ashley batey.
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that ultimately affects every one of you! a problem that for some is making it difficult to survive- or live comfortably. our 10 investigates team - along with our broadcast company, tegna - is looking into why prescription drug prices continue to
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now we are not talking a little. some prices have jumped 700-percent in the last few years. here's investigative reporter chris vanderveen to break down the list of drugs that have gotten out of control. no one needed an actual barbeque -- sot: 13:09:40 "we got a lot of questions." to consider this... sot: 13:36:36 "we never intended this..." a grilling... sot: 13:52:02 "i feel like you're not giving me answers mam..." their target -- the maker of the epi pen -- sot: 13:36:56 "you raised the price... what did you think was going to happen?" yet what we've found -- 11:47:21 "i'm mad... it's unconscionable...." suggests -- congress -- sot: 10:56:55 "i only see it getting worse..." might want to fire up that grill a few more times... sot: 13:27:31 "this is about 1800 worth of insulin in my hand..." using the national average
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cost database -- tegna investigations -- tracked -- 100 prescription drugs that are at least 70% more expensive now than they were in 2012. sot: 8:13:54 "something needs to change at this point..." drugs like the one middle school teacher kristina voskes takes when she feels like she's losing her ability to walk... sot: 8:05:44 "it's quite rare... yes..." the main treatment for her neuromuscular condition known as myasthenia gravis -- is a 57 year old drug named mestinon -- and it now costs -- 419% more now than than it did in 2012. sot: 8:13:46 "we're putting people's lives at risk for the concern of making money..." and it's not just obscure drugs for rare diseases... sot: 10:51:30 "without insulin, i won't be here..." mark shanklin is one of as many as three million americans with type one diabetes. sot: 10:54:00 "you're making decisions on your health..." "based upon money... yes..." four years ago lantus hit 120 a vial on nadac -- today it's 240. sot: 10:57:17 "the ridiculous amount of money these people are making off prescriptions is insane..." most of the drugs on our list aren't new -- the fda approved 55 of the 100 at least 15 years ago -- and 29 of the 100 are generics...
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an antibiotic -- methotrexate -- used by some cancer patients -- and doxazosin -- used to treat high blood pressure... sot: 2:06:42 "we spend more than anyone in the world on health care..." researchers like ben miller the us spends more thn 3 hundred billion dollars on prescription drugs -- that's nearly a thousand dollars for every american. sot: 2:02:52 "the underlying assumption here, chris, is we have a health care system. we really don't. we have a wealth care system built on companies trying to make money..." and -- thanks to the increase in high deductible health and more of us -- are seeing the price spikes directly. sot: 5:35:07 "i see it every day. do i eat or do i get my prescriptions?" so we've taken our investigation national into states like south carolina sot: 5:29 "yes, it scares me to death..." texas... sot: 8:23 "they're putting a price tag on people's lives..." and georgia -- sot: 10:49:40 "this is not fair at all... this is absolutely a disgrace... because as our investigation shows -- those who fail to look beyond epi pen -- nats of hearing fail to see any more
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problem. for tegna investigations... this is chris vanderveen you can also find the entire list of skyrocketing drugs we've charted on our website: wtsp- dot-com-- and also on our free 10 news app this is a big issue with many different facets to it. we're going to continue digging .. tonight at 11-- 10investigates' noah pransky tears into greedy executives and calls on congress to fix it. picture of bucs wide receiver mike evans sitting during sunday's national anthem. across the bay area and nation ... he's a hot topic. one man was so upset that he burned his evans jersey on his grill. adam james only talked with 10news. he says he no longer supports the bucs player -- especially since the game was dedicated to veterans. evans says he
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trump. many of you wanted to know -- did evans even vote? we couldn't find a definitive answer... but check this out: bucs receiver louis murphy posted this picture on his instagram asking: "who voted? who didn't?" mike evans replied "no"!! over the past week we've seen protests across the country against president-elect donald trump. republicans didn't show much love to hillary clinton either. with so much divisiveness... 10 news reporter beau zimmer asked those who didn't vote for donald trump... to see if they could find one nice thing to say about our new president- elect. 7:49-8:13 over the past week we've been watching these protests all over the country over the past week we've been watching
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over the country including one that ended up here in downtown tampa's waterfront park. this election ahs been so devisive. so with that in mind we went out in search of people who perhaps did not support donald trump for president to see if they could find one nice thing to say about our new president elect. 54:17 if you had to find something positive to say. can you think of something? no. i really can't. if somebody said you had to come up with one thing that's positive. no even his hair. i really can't. nothing at all? no a single thing? 52:23 i don't want to comment on that. 52:29 what about you? no. no? 55:14 i'm sorry. i can't. if you had to make something up? no not even. :20 name one positive thing that you respent in one another. during the debates. even the caat something nice to say about each other. i respect his children. his children are incredibl;y devoted and i think that says a lot about donald. she doesn't quit. she doesn't give up. i respect that. but getting voters to cough up a compliment for the other guy. was like pulling teeth. finally we got this. 58:11 if he wears a size 9 and a half. we could share shoes. that's as far as it goes. 58:23 he had his own television show. and i've never been on tv yet. so know you have something in common with him. well now i can relate for sure. then we found these two. 1:25 probably doesn't have too many favors he owes people. 1:32 he like didn't take money. like he supported himself. turns out they were donald trump supporters. so we turned the tables. asked them to say something nice about hilary clinton. 2:32 she ran a good race. she's diligent. hard worker probably. probably really determined. 2:54 i guess it looks good for women. that she came that close. in the end. it was much easier to get people to be positive about. america. instead of an individual. 3:28 unity. hopefully unity would come here soon. i think a lot of this has driven
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important. 9:37-52 and that's going to be the big question moving forward. no matter who you supported for president whether you're a democrat or republican or independent. can we all just come together to work in support of making a better country. in downtown tampa, beau zimmer, 10news wtsp. there's a push for the man who helped pass "medical marijuana"-- to be florida's next leader. right now-- there's an online petition-- calling for support for the "outspoken, prominent attorney"-- and big- democratic fundraiser-- john morgan to run for governor in 2018. there's been speculation about other candidates-- including tampa mayor bob buckhorn-- panhandle representative gwen graham-- and putnam. governor rick scott can't run for re-election-- because of the 8- year term limit. a new development in the case made famous by the documentary "making a murderer". a judge has ordered once- convicted killer brendan dassey to be released from prison. that judge overturned the 27 year old's conviction this summer.. and now says he can go free - under supervision - waiting for further court developments. his attorney hopes dassey will be home by thanksgiving. but the state attorney general plans to file an emergency motion - to put the order on
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steven avery, remains locked up. the two were convicted in the 2005 murder of photographer teresa halbach. a jury found a georgia father guilty of murder for he leaving his toddler to die in a hot car. in 2014 -- investigators say justin ross harris intentionally left his 22-month-old son in the car while he was at work. harris faces life in prison without parole. he'll be sentenced next month. millions of you are probably heading somewhere this holiday season--meaning you may be catching a flight, or driving. but what if things don't go as planned? your flights cancelled or there's a traffic jam! 10 news reporter jennifer titus has what you need to know in case you run into a travel nightmare. jen intro: we've all been there--travel night mare "got stuck in d.c." "ran out of fuel on plane had to land earlier" "flight cancelled stuck three days" 84613 say there is a problem
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do we start from there? first thing you want to do if there is a problem is contact airline directly find out exactly what kind of tigs they'll give you odds are find best course of getting you to destination 85657 they had to refuel and eventually we got to tampa is there naything hidden what im owed airline has to get you to destination timeline getting there determines what they have to give you umm whethe r it be vouchers hotel whatever case may be so theres no actual thing that says they owe research that's fine print what htat prtiuclar airline offers 85948 'got stuck in miami over night' if they have plane not working they are responsible for putting you in hotel full refund. say there is extended delay you can call and ask for refund or free ticket. jen tag: and how about when hitting the road--is there a way to save time and money? well actually there is --there's apps out there like tripple a's app that shows you nearby gas station prices and fastest routes in tampa jennifer titus 10 news wtsp if you haven't
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says the best time to look for plane tickets-- is just after midnight. we have a lot to get to coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning. allison is in the newsroom with what we are working on this morning. a pittsburgh man has some very scary moments. today he is recovering after falling into an empty water tower. and a friendship like no other! the cute story about this little guy and his excitement as he waits on the curb
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we are working on all those stories, plus ashley has your forecast as we start the work week and we'll take a look at some hot spots as you get ready to head out the door. that's all coming up in 20 minutes. still ahead on 10 news early morning... dress code controversy. offensive or misunderstood? the story behind this shirt. plus what one person says is wrong with the jelly in your
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diabetes day, and a plant city high school junior's attempt to raise awareness about type one diabetes ended up getting her in trouble. 10 news reporter jonathan petramala shares her message with you. it's a tedious routine emily conrad has had since she was six. pricking her finger eight to 12 times a day to test her insulin levels so many misconceptions about a disease where the body does not produce insulin that allows the body to break down sugars and starches you eat emily started her own club, the "dead pancreas society" to raise money and awareness about the disease and what it entails. emily's mom mary graminski designed these t-shirts last year for the club to wear on a type one diabetes walk. since it was world diabetes day, with it's own google
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wore her tshirt to plant high school...and was told to take it off. it seems after our recent election tensions at the school have been high. but this isn't political. emily says she won't wear the shirt to school again but wear the shirt to school again but will continue to raise awareness about the disease... while dealing with all the pricks. in hillsborough county, jonathan petramala 10 news wtsp. have you ever read something on facebook and wondered if it was true? now-- the social media giant is taking steps to get rid of "fake news and hoaxes" from your newsfeed. some critics have suggested phony stories may have influenced the presidential election. c-e-o mark zuckerberg says that's unlikely.
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has already begun that would allow facebook to flag false stories. it's a morning favorite ... but before you grab your next krispy kreme ... ask yourself "are your donuts dishonest?" a man's suing the donut chain for five million dollars because he says they're fooling you. the lawsuit -- filed on behalf of all krispy kreme customers -- alleges the glazed raspberry filled, glazed blueberry cake and maple iced glazed donuts and donut holes aren't made with the real stuff. he claims krispy kreme uses artificial coloring, corn syrup and bi doesn't comment on pending litigation. coming up tonight on 10 news and c-b-s. starting at 8:00, survivor, followed by criminal minds at 9:00. at 10:00, code black. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests anna kendrick and gisele bundchen don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10
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colorado high students. a small group of freshman covered all 900 lockers with these neon post-its. on the notes... kind words... uplifting messages. one reads "you got this" .... another says "you are loved". the list goes on and on. the students said they wanted to ease the tension and frustration following the election. they say they'll do it again - if the student body is in need of a unifying message. coming up on 10 news this morning.. protecting your cell phone number. how thieves are swiping your
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i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. it's been one week since voters went to the polls and elected donald trump the next president.


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