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ahead on good day: tropical storm hermine... swirling in the gulf... we've already gotten so much rain... dave is pinpointing the areas expected to get more wet weather and wind today. ((walter)) its now 5:?? thanks for joining us. i'm walter allen((jen)) and i'm jen epstein. let's get right to dave... he's tracking the storm... on skytower radar. (dave
thanks, shayla. ((wally)) the storm really did a number on some aging sewer systems in pinellas county... ((jen)) and it's pecially troublesome in st. pete and largo... fox-13's alcides segui went to check out how it's affecting the people living there. (wally while most hunkered down and got cozy overnight... one tampa family had to find another ple to sleep. a tree fell on their home, wednesday afternoon. it crashed right into the living room. linda dorman and three of her children were hanging-out in her bedroom when they heard a noise... and then, the big limb on a neighbor's tree... came smashing through the roof. linda says: she dove to protect her five-year-old... and as debris rained down. "when i came out the bedroom it was like devastation... can't even open the door." door." even open the devastation... can't was like out the bedroom it "when i came rained down.and as debris her five-year-old... dove to protect linda says: she through the roof.came smashing neighbor's tree... big limb on a and then, the heard a noise...bedroom when they
(wally while most hunkered down and got cozy overnight... one tampa family had to find another place to sleep. a tree fell on their home, wednesday afternoon. it crashed right into the living room. linda dorman and three of her children were hanging-out in her bedroom when they heard a noise... and then, the big limb on a neighbor's tree... came smashing through the roof. linda says: she dove to protect her five-year-old... and as debris rained down. "when i came out the bedroom it was like devastation... can't even open the door." --wally the tree left a gaping hole... and the rain poured in. the red cross is helping them out for now, but they'll need to find a permanent place to live. without renter's insurance, the family isn't quite sure what to do. (jen alright parents... in case you missed the phone calls, e-mails and social
?closed today... from citrus to manatee... (wally all of the u-s-f campuses are closed today as well... along with the h-c-c campuses... st. petersburg college campuses... and southern technical college. (jen but students in two counties ?will have class today... in polk, they've canceled all outdoor activities, including orts... but school is in are open today, too. (jen) same with the university of tampa. and to our north, the univer of y we ?planng ben.ut htat mhange, sinc t could affect those areas significantly. (wally) so, what to do... if you're home from school... and there's nowhere to go? the city of tampa has a good idea. they're opening all of the parks and recreation facilities... providing a safe place for kids and senior citizens to ride out the storm. the centers will be open from eight this morning, until six tonight... and you don't need a rec card, just go
(jen and, if you're about to head out the door, you can still stay up-to-date on the storm... on your smartphone. just download the "skytower radar app"... you can see live radar, and get the latest warnings and watches. it's free from the apple and google play stores... just search "skytower." (wally/ bad weather kept most bucs fans at home for the team's final pre-season game against washington. the hardcore fans that did show last night, witnessed a sloppy mess. wet conditions had players slipping and sliding on the field. late bucs touchdown, the skins pulled out a 20 to 13 win. most of the bucs starters sat this game out... many of behind in virginia. am banishes the preseason with two wins and two losses. they begin the regular season a week from sunday in atlanta. ((je) we'resed to airline ?fees and elays... ((walter)) but just
(wally/ as tropical storm hermine takes aim at our state, airlines are helping travelers in a tight spot. most carriers are waiving "change fees" and have issued flexible re-booking policies. details forach airline vary... but most include trips in an out of tampa and cities across florida affected by the storm. right now,
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trump says: "i've just landed hang retd urnefrom avery important and special meeting." donald trump giving a major speech in arizona clarifying is position on immigratio.. meco's pnt in mexico city.ump says"we reedn importance of ding the illegaow and people acrs r border and to put the cartelsut of business." democrats a some republicans have bee questiinump's stn migratrecely onti twitr he toltrump mexico wi not pay for that wall trump says: "mico you th they wh us. i meanwhile... hiy llarclinto blasted trum visit mexico.into takemore thatr make or year of insults and insinuations by dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours and then flying home again." the visit comes as hillary's poll numbers are slipping... as trump tries to recover from slip ups .stirewalt says: "he has a lot more latitude than normal politicians do because his followers. that core group of believers will do whatever he says. they will walk through fire for him because he's the right guy." as part of trump's speech wednesday night ... he also pledged to implement new screening tests for people trying to enter the u-s. ... requiring a quote "ideological certification." in new york, steve
many democrats this morning -- say that trump's fiery speech in phoenix.. "squashed" any expectations for a softer immigration position from the repulin candidate. ((jen a new study shows marijuana use isore accepted among u-adults... this comes as dozens of states have legalized medical marijuana...
legalized ?recreational use. 12 years ago... half of adults thought using marijuana was risky. in 20-14... only a third of adults though it was dangerous. marijuana ?use has doubleds well... rising to about 8-point-4-million adults. ((jen plu caught on camera.. detectives say: this woman set a c on fire b they don't know ?why... or
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no closed captioning is available for traffic. (wally) we have team coverage on tropical storm hermin pasco, where a hospital had to be ?evacuated, in the middle of all that rain.(jen) it's the "regional medical center bayonet point" in hudson. ambulances were lid-up last nit... ready to take all those patients to safety.
((jen thanks, shayla. (wally in pinellas county the constant rain is straining the sewer system. it just can't keep up with all the demand... water can't drain... and filled the streets in largo. and at donegan road, north of ulmerton, a manhole cover spewed sewage for hours. so officials are asking people
on things like washing clothes and dishes. they're hoping less water use, will help the overwhelmed system recover. (wally in st. pete, a similar request... city officials are asking residents tokithe long showers, and to not use the dishwasher or washing machin the sewer systndle the extraoad. fact, at the albert whitted water facility downtown, they'll probably have to dump sewage water... intthe bay. we're told it's not toxic... and the city notified the state, and the department of enviroen the hope is: flushing that water out, will help residents in flood zones. (jen alright parents... in case you missed the phone calls, e-mails and social media posts... ?most bay area public schools are ?closed today... from citrus to manatee... (wally all of the u-s-f campuses are closed today as well... along with the h-c-c campuses... st.
and southern technical college. (jen but students in two counties ?will have classoday... in polk, they've canceled all outdoor activities, including sports... but school is in session. sarasota schools are open today, too. (jen) same with the university of tampa. and to our north, the university of florida and f-s-u were ?planning to be open... but that might change, since the storm could affect those areas significantly. (wally) so, what to do... if you're home from school... and there's nowhere to go? the city of tampa has a good idea. they're openg all ofhe parks and reeation facilie placfokids and senior he centers will be open fr ehthis morning, until six tonight... and you don't need a rec card, just go check 'em out. (jen and, if you're about to head out theoo d you can still stay up-to-date on the storm... on your hosmne. justownload e "skytower radar app"... you can see live radar, and get the latest warnings and watches. it's free from the apple and google play stores... just search "skytower." (wally in other top stories: come look at the
clearwater police are trying to find this woman. she was caught on camera... setting a car on fire! it happened sunday, on "blanche b. littlejohn trail." authorities tell us: the woman left the scene, on a bicycle. if you recognize her, please call clearwater police. (jen it's not everyday criminals return to the scene of a crime... but police say that's exactly what happened early this morning in st. petersburg. tampa police received a call overnight about a robbery at a circle-k on gandy boulevard. shortly after, ashley ramirez drove across the bridge into st. petersburg... and ran inside a c-v-s on 4th street north. come to find out, the 28-year- old had robbed that same armacy about 12 hours earlier. st. pete police aren't sure why the woman returned. she's under arrest, facing several char one of the attorneys who precuted casey anthon.. has lost his bid for re- election. state attorney jeff ashton lost the race for the orlando area to aramis ayala. ashton was an
daughter caylee's murder. she was acquitted in 20-11... in a trial that garnered worldwide attention. ayala is a former prosecutor who had worked under ashton. she won with nearly 57-percent of the vote. (jen) the link between tampa and cuba... just got ?stronger... easier... and ?faster. ((jen southwest airlines anunced y th it will offer daily nontop flights beeen mpa inteational airport and havana. the decision caps-off several months of competition among airlines and airports that applied for the service. southwest hopes to launch the flights later this year. (jen jet-blue... is already doing . on wedesday, they started flying regular commercial flights to the island... flight 3-87 oktooff from fort lauderdale... bound for cuba. the short flight takes about 45-minutes. making it even easier: you can now buy cuban visas, in u-s airports. ((jen)) they're fast friends...tudy bdies... and college classmates...
not much shine with tonights peghort... a little tossing thutba...-- the defense has a fe negative one yard passin play was pretty sloppy.. mike glennon: 1-for-5 with negative one ssing yard.bs with 5 fumbles, recovered all of them. 22 total yds in the first half...-- onditions d ing do thhis however... mack o g n,he bucs with three miss tackles... the 60 yar d td bucs get the board in .. e condalf... robto yoagua with the 50-yard eld he tht.. t he ray lose an afternoon game in boston... they are off tod beforemestand wi tonto... that's a look at sports... t's send it back to you. cids" campubeing e
being the "new kid on campus" can be a little daunting... but not for one college freshman. special upper-classman is gonna show her the ropes... her grandpa! (jen melanie salazar is 18... she just started "palo alto college" in san antonio, texas. and e old gramps, rene neira. he been tang economics classes at the college melanie's entire life... nally get his associate's degree, at the end of this semester! he started college back in the 1950's, but got sidetracked by marriage, family and work. melanie is really proud of his perseverance.. and his cheerful outlook. now he plans to go on to the
?? this fall at dunkin' donuts, get lost in pumpkin with a $1.99 medium macchiato or latte from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. sip in the season today. america runs oduin'. (jen ow to a look at the orm rmine. some people in pinellas county have found ? uyjackson teeynn paddboar the video w ot in indian rocks beach. and just a reminder: it's ?never a good id to go into
rrying all kinds of bacteria... and wild animals. (wally speaking , look at this... this gato didn't want to be in the water, either. pasco deputies were called out wednesday afternoon, and found the scaly guy, under their car. guess he wanted someplace warm and dry, to hang out. ((je) there's much more to come on good day.((walter)) let's turn it over to russell and laura - to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. ((russell/2-shot)) shower, dot wash dishes.. don't do the laundry.. this is a request from the mayor of st. petersburg.. ((laura)) coming up at six - the problems mayor kriseman is trying to avoid.. by urging his residents to conserve (laura/take vo) and: in the middle of heavy rain... the staff at a local hospital had to get 209 patients ?out... thimorning - what caus thefi athe hospital.. and, what all those people do now. (russell/take vo) and: what you don't see ?can hurt you.. the hillsborgh county sheriff's office joins us.. to talk about the dangers
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