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((walter all eyes on the tropics... a storm spinning in the gulf... has floridians on edge... the new five a-m advisory should shed some light on the latest track. dave's here with that. ((jen hovering off our coast... it's time to stock up and prepare... from sandbags to supplies, what you need to do... to stay safe. ((walter and... they're our best friends... but there's one thing you absolutely, positively ?shouldn't share with your "fur babies." the new pet trend, that surprised... and disturbed... researchers. ((walter)) its now 5:?? thanks
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epstein. the weather is the big story this morning... let's go right to dave.
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((wally)) with the storm inching closer to the gulf coast, it's "crunch time"... time to start prepping... and get a family storm plan in place. rain and flooding could be big concerns for our area... so sandbags and other supplies, are in high demand. ((jen fox-13's shayla reaves is at a sandbag location right now... at the jackson heights community
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thanks, shayla. ((wally)) you know it's getting serious when ?sports teams get involved. the bucs were supposed to play a pre-season home game at ray-jay, thursday night... but they decided... that wasn't a good idea with the weather. so... they got out the calendar... and made a change. ((wally fox-13's ken suarez is on the story for us... ken... a lot of
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((wally thanks, alcides. ((walter)) in less than two hours, polls will open across our state... for the florida primary.((jen)) from seven a-m, till seven p-m... you can cast your vote... and there are several big races to keep an eye on.
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senate race. republican marco rubio is running for re- election. originally, he wasn't going to... but after losing florida to donald trump in the presidential primary, he had a change of heart. today, he's battling someone a lot like trump... a businessman named "carlos beruff"... who spent eight-million dollars of his ?own money, to fund his campaign. and on the democratic side, the battle will be between representatives patrick murphy and alan grayson. murphy has a ?lot of support from the d-n-c... with endorsements from president obama, vice president biden and senator harry reid. (wally another interesting race today... in south florida. representative "debbie wasserman schultz" is running for re-election on the democratic side. a few months ago, this would have been considered a shoo-in. but that was when schultz was still the chairwoman of the democratic national committee. she had to resign from that post last month... after emails leaked, indicating shultz and members of her staff showed ?bias against bernie sanders. law professor "tim canova" is challenging her. and fittingly... canova got a big endorsement... from bernie
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(jen voters across the state will also consider a proposed amendment to the florida constitution. if approved, amendment four would give tax breaks to home and business-owners who install and ?mainatin solar panels. solar advocates say: it would make solar energy for homes and businesses more ?affordable. but critics say: some of those tax breaks, could be ?unfair. the proposal needs 60-percent approval from voters, to pass. ((jen)) teenagers can be so moody and picky... ((walter)) but one what she requested... from police and news outlets... even though ?she's the one in ?trouble. ((walter and... sure it's ?cheaper to fly now... but maybe not less nervewracking. the stunt one guy pulled on a plane... that had him carted
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(wally emergency landing in minneapolis... after a passenger tried to open a door mid-flight. the alaska airlines flight took off from new york yesterday. airline officials say the man tried to open a rear-door... but it's impossible to do that mid-flight. once they made an emergency landing police escorted him off the plane. officers determined the man was a danger to himself.... and he was hospitalized. the flight eventually continued on to seattle. ((walter an 18-year-old wanted by police in australia is making waves online.
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police released two mug shots of her... so a local news station posted the pictures on their facebook page... saying police were looking for her. well, sharp was apparently not a fan of the mug shots. she ?commented on the post asking the station to use a picture she posted instead. ending the post: "please and thank you. yours truly. amy sharp". well, of course this didn't end well for amy. about a day after her post she was arrested a short distance away from the
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so, you're called for jury duty... you're kind of put out by it... but you go. ((jen)) and then, you sit down... next to a major celebrity. the star sighting in one courthouse reason... and the surprising reason... why she was dismissed. (jen and... no cure for the zika virus... but we're suddenly, a lot closer. the big breakthrough... that could finally give ?humans, the upper hand. golden outside or fluffy inside. deep pockets or delicious ridges. tasty egg or savory bacon. experience dunkin's new belgian waffle breakfast sandwich. it's not this or that. it's all of it.
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(wally a major step forward... in the fight against the zika virus. researchers have identified ?two ?drugs... that could potentially ?stop the virus's devastating effects on the body. (wally) the news comes at the perfect time... as the bay area prepares for what could be an awful lot of rain... wet conditions are prime for mosquito breeding... which could raise the zika threat. but fox-13's haley hinds aren't a ?cure, they are... a game-changer. e news on the zika virus...reach... and devastating health effects... finally -- a glimmer of hope.this is probably i think going to be a virus that is cured sooner than later a research team from florida state and johns hopkins unversities, as well as the national institutes of health... found that nicolsamide an inexpensive drug commonly used to treat tapeworm... could stop the zika virus from replicating in the body. it showed no danger to pregnant women in animal studies. they also identified a drug still being tested to treat liver disease... could prevent zika from killing fetal brain cells. the fact that there's already clinical information on these compounds is a major benefit.we can effectively, in the future, kind of fast track these drugs through clinical trials we should be happy with things findings but we should continue working at full force to find additional drugs that can work the breakthrough comes days ahead of the arrival of a storm...
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shape for mosquito breeding after the storm, if there has been wind damage to roofs to screens certainly when you think of gutters for example where there is water standing in gutters, all of those things can contribute to the increased risk of getting bitten by a mosquito to prepare... the city of tampa is buying 10-thousand more mosquito dunks... each one capable of killing off mosquito larvae for 30 days. feeding tampa bay is handing out 15-thousand cans of mosquito repellent to needy families... and if you visit busch gardens, sea world, disney world and universal ... you'll now find plenty of free "epa- approved" insect repellent.
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(wally) the tapeworm drug haley mentioned is already f-d-a approved, so essentially, it could be prescribed right now. but more tests are needed, to see ?how it could actually be used to treat the zika virus. ((jen)) forget "cuckoo for cocoa puffs." one guy is primed for pie! the daring pizza place... and it's all caught on camera. ((jen plus... heartbroken hollywood... the sweet, touching tributes this morning, for gene wilder... that'll leave fans misty. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans?
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roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother
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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok.
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((walter)) so, with the storm out there, possibly heading our way,t's time... to get your preparations and plans in place.((jen)) gonna include sandbags... a vital tool, in handling what could be a lot of rain and flooding. fox-13's shayla reaves is at a sandbag location right now... at the jackson heights community
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((jen thanks, shayla.
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((walter the time now is 5:??. and also in the top stories: police are searching for this man. he broke into johnny's pizza on 28th street north earlier this month. the man came in through the roof... then dropped down from the ceiling. at first he looked in the register... but didn't find any cash. he then headsed to the kitchen... but it doesn't look like he found anything he wanted their either. if you know anything call police. ((walter another chance last night to learn about one of the most hotly-debated topics in the bay area... the "tampa bay express plan"... or "t-b-x," as it's called. the project would add express toll lanes to 50 miles of i-4
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that could be great for ?drivers, it could also change neighborhoods that border those busy roadways, significantly. the t-b-x plan would also replace the northbound howard frankland bridge, and re-design the interchanges for i-275 and state road 60... so lots of people have a stake in this. the next public information meeting is thursday evening, from six till eight, at the seminole heights library in tampa. ((walter memorial observances continue today for the longtime religious and community leader passed away last week, at the age of 97. he was the founder of st. lawrence catholic church in tampa, and headed that church for nearly 50-years. there's a visitation today, from noon until nine p-m, at the church. the funeral mass will take place ?tomorrow morning, at 11-30... also at st. lawrence. ((jen)) home and business-owners aren't the only ones preparing for the tropical depression. the ?bucs are, too. in fact, they're concerned enough about the threat of bad weather...
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((jen fox-13's ken suarez is on the story for us. ken... the bucs aren't taking
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(wally across america this morning: john lennon's killer... will ?not go free. officials in new york ?denied parole to "mark david chapman" for the ?ninth time. chapman is 61-years-old now. he's serving 20-years to life for shooting lennon to death back in 19-80. he had wanted to kill a celebrity, to gain fame... and reportedly considered shooting john taylor, but decided lennon was more ?accessible. he now apologizes for, quote, "being an idiot and choosing the wrong way for glory." he'll be up for parole again, in two-years. "come with me... and you'll be... in a world of pure imagination." --jen pure
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gene wilder is being remembered this morning. the man famous for playing willy wonka... along with ?so many other memorable characters... passed away sunday, from complications of alzheimer's. he was 83-years old... known for countless movies, like: "stir crazy" and "blazing saddles," he's long been a hollywood favorite... loved by all generations. and the outpouring on social media, is nothing but love. (jen mel brooks... with whom he collaborated on many films, called him: "one of the truly great talents of our time. he blessed every film we did with his magic, and he blessed me with his friendship. (wally jim carrey tweeted: "one of the funniest and sweetest energies ever to take human form. if there's a heaven, he has a golden ticket." (jen and josh groban thanked wilder for "the wonderful, the weird, the pure
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((jen)) taylor swift is one of the biggest super-stars in the world...((walter)) but that doesn't get her out of jury duty... the reason the award-winner... was dismissed. ((walter and... table scraps, sure... the couch... yeah, that's okay. but there's one thing you should never share with pets. the danger to ?humans, when we come back. the danger to ?humans, when we come back. golden outside or fluffy inside. deep pockets or delicious ridges. tasty egg or savory bacon. new belgian waffle breakfast sandwich. it's not this or that. it's all of it.
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(jen) we love our pets, it's true. we'd do anything for them... and vice versa. (wally) but as close as we are, there's definitely something we should never share with them. laura's here with the story. (laura) sharing food, sure... the bed... okay... but researchers say: people are also sharing their pets' ?medication... and that... can be really dangerous. (laura scientists in texas definitely weren't expecting this when they started their
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about it... but when the results came in, they noticed a trend. four-percent of people were ?taking their pet's medication... and sometimes, their pet wasn't even ?sick. they went to the vet explaining symptoms that ?they had... and planned all along to take the animal meds ?themselves. doctors say: that's a terrible idea... animals metabolize things differently than humans do, and their drugs are formulated differently. (laura) the american veterinary medical association was already alert to ?painkiller abuse... were pilfering pet ?antibiotics, too. they understand: it can be hard to get into a doctor... or to afford certain medications... but their advice remains the same: keep your ?paws
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it's now 5:??. time to check the forecast with dave. it is 5:??: time now to find out what's happening
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(jen well, no wonder she wasn't at the m-t-v video music awards in new york city, sunday night... taylor swift... was called for jury duty monday morning... in nashville. the other people couldn't believe it, when she walked in. and they asked her her occupation... she smiled and said, "songwriter." she told the judge she couldn't be impartial in this case, because it's similar to one she's filed, claiming sexual harrassment. she made it through an early round, but was eventually dismissed. she ?did pose for selfies and
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bay area later this week... the bucs have announced that thursdays final preseason game against the redskins has been moved up to wednesday, in an effort to avoid the tropical storm conditions paul has been talking about... so bucs- redskins kick off at 8:00 wednesday from raymond james. don't expect to see much, if any, of the starters this week... they rarely do in the final preseason game... instead, coaches will mainly use it to determine the rest of the 53-man roster... with final cuts coming saturday. a lot of tough decisions to make... but when it comes to quarterback, expect the bucs to keep all 3... of course jameis winston is the bucs future... mike glennon has just a season left on his contract and the team has invested a lot of time in ryan griffin... to baseball and rays starter alex cobb makes his long awaited return to the big league diamond this friday... out all last year due to tommy john surgery, cobb will face the blue jays at the trop... but tonight, the rays were on the road. in boston... and digging out of an early 2-0 hole...runners at the corners... bobby wilson with a line drive into left... that sends nick franklin home... rays trail by one. later.... evan longoria... gets under the ball a little too much here... but the sac fly will send another ru rays... tied game at 2.skip ahead to the 5th... mookie betts hits a double down the left field line... red sox in front 6-3....nail in the coffin here... sandy leon through the middle drives home another two... red sox win 9-4. today... the tim tebow tryout is happening out in los angeles. the former broncos and jets quarterback will be showcasing his baseball skills in hopes of latching on with a m-l-b team... invites were sent out to all 30 ball clubs... with atleast 20 interested in
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((jen)) there's much more
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russell and laura - to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. ((russell/2-shot)) one thing is for sure... a rainy week is on the way.. how bad.. and how much - is still to be determined..((laura)) but the bay area is getting prepared.. coming up at six - where you can get sandbags to protect your home.. (laura/take vo) and: concerned parents meet with pinellas county schools over ?mold. and the parents have a request - that the school board agreed to. (russell/take vo) and: you may be asking yourself why a firefighter is sitting in a dumpster reading a doctor seuss book. it's a fair
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all eyes on the tropics .. >>laura: all eyes on the tropics. this is the latest satellite image of tropical depression nine as the big storm churns just to the south. tampa bay is getting ready. good morning. i'm laura moody. >>russell: and i'm russell rhodes. the question, where is it headed and when is it going to get here? dave is tracking? so where what's going on? >>dave: since last night, not much has changed. it's slowed down the whole process a little bit. i still think this is headed to the west coast of florida, north of tampa, right in the big bend area with thursday being the day that it makes its way onshore so thursday will be the day when we have the biggest impact felt in our area. i show you the viper radar right now because we have the showers pouring in from the southeast and we will continue to get those fast moving showers from east to west across the state

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