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((walter much of the bay area is still drenched from hermine.... as congress returns to washington to talk about funding the fight against zika. what this means for florida-- coming up. ((vanessa plus... that rain overloaded many pinellas county sewer systems. and that water had nowhere to go-- but into our area beaches. what beaches you should steer clear of-- at least for now. ((walter finds a treasured family keepsake. a veteran's flag... folded up and laying on the side of the road. this morning, he's searching for the flag's rightful owner. ((walter)) its now 5:?? thanks for joining us. i'm walter allen((vanessa)) and i'm vanessa... jen epstein will be in later this morning. let's start off with a check of the forecast, with lindsay.
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less humid out the door tuesday. plan on mostly to partly sunny sky tuesday afternoon with only a stray shower. many areas stay dry with highs near 90.
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new this morning... a tampa destroyed by flames. this happened on east 12th avenue. firefighters could see smoke and flames coming from the roof of the single-story wood frame home when they arrived on scene. it took them nearly an hour to put out the fire. fortunately... no one was hurt. the cause is still unknown. what was supposed to be a meetup to sell an item advertised online... ended in now, the sheriff's office is searching for the killer. the buyer and seller agreed to meet outside this family dollar on combee road sunday night. things went south when the supposed buyer tried to steal the item... when they ran off... the seller and their friend jeff morrow chased after them. that's when the thief opened fire. 21-year-old morrow was pronounced dead at the hospital. thong detsouvanh owns the marathon gas station to the north of the family
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up after the shooting... investigators haven't said what item was up for sale. whatever it was... it couldn't have been more valuable than a human life. this is an unsettling reminder of the dangers involved with meeting strangers... whether it's for a sale or even a date. many law enforcement agencies have offered up their properties as safe places for meetups. looking for trouble... they're unlikely to even show up. the killer is still on the loose this morning. if you know anything about this crime... call the polk county sheriff's office. for a sixth day... a protest continued in east tampa. people are outraged over the death of lavonia riggins. protesters blocked part of 78th street last night... deputies we're on hand -- the same agency they're protesting. demonstrators reject claims made by the sheriff's office-- which says riggins was reaching for his
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riggins-- who was later found to be unarmed-- was shot once by deputy caleb johnson. the state attorney will decide whether deputy caleb johnson will be charged. deputy johnson has been placed on administrative leave. happening today: funeral service for a tampa police officer. officer fred arnold will be laid to rest this morning at life point church. services begin at 11 and will conclude with the rendering of final honors. officer arnold died late last month during an off-duty diving trip in nevada. after 7 weeks of summer vacation... congress is heading back to work-- and it couldn't come sooner. one of the major issues they'll face... funding to combat the zika virus. ((walter fox-13's shayla reaves is live in pasco county this morning... an area still facing flooding issues... and the threat of the
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from pinellas to sarasota county. several beaches have posted no swim advisories. they've tested positive for high levels of bacteria after hurricane hermine blew past the area. sarasota county lifted its advisory for siesta key late yesterday afternoon. but there's still one in place for north lido beach. many chose to stay out of the water over the labor day weekend. red flags flew from life guard stands warning people to the potential danger
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bacteria comes from pet waste and storm water run off. it can be dangerous for the young... elderly... and people with weakened immune systems. many people we spoke with this afternoon said they weren't going to take any chances. other beaches that have the no swim advisories include "honeymoon island", "sand key park", "indian rocks beach" and "redington beach" at 182nd avenue west. the effects of hermine are also being felt on lido key in sarasota. what remained of their beach has now washed away. for years lido beach residents have complained that a
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working with the army corp of engineers on a long term plan for about two decades. that plan would provide renourishment every five years and after repeated storms. right now residents say it's badly needed. a smaller restoration project took place nearly 2 years ago. that was done to replace sand that was washed out from debbie. it cost about 4 million dollars months. lido beach residents are waiting on the state's final approval of the long term fix plan. that is still in the works. losing someone you love can be hard... but when you have something physical of theirs to hold onto-- it can be a little bit easier. this morning... a pinellas county man is searching for the owner of an american flag after finding it on the side of the road. ((anchor fox-13's ken
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hillary clinton is returning to florida today... to campaign right here in tampa. she's holding a rally at u-s-f's student recreation center. a release from campaign officials say the democratic nominee plans to talk about keeping the country safe... and working with allies. doors open at 11-45 in the morning... and the event starts 2 hours later at 1-45. you can r-s-v-p for free tickets on clinton's website. (vanessa - if you went to bed early, you missed an amazing comeback win for the 4th ranked florida state seminoles. f-s-u took on
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ole miss rebels lead at one point by 22 points. but f-s-u came roaring back in the second half... winning 45 to 34. it's the biggest comeback in f-s-u's history. sometimes we say things that we later regret. well show you how one leader's comments were so brazen... president obama ended up cancelling his visit. and it doesn't get much better than this. how the crew aboard the international space station is saying goodbye to this one-of-a-kind
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. there's a race going on right now. the world's clean energy super power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs.
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(vo) we went to hollywood to ask if america's favorites - burgers, tacos and chili could taste just as great made with turkey. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out. with just one bite, they knew. welcome back the time is 5:xx. it sounds like something out of a stephen king novel -- especially the
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say someone in a clown costume is trying to lure children into the woods... fortunately, the clown has not been successful. police got their first report of the clown sunday night. they say 2 children saw him and one adult heard him... trying to coax the kids with treats. dressed in white overalls... white gloves... red shoes and bushy hair... with a white face and red nose. the clown was spotted again... about 4 hours later. police tried to find the clown... but weren't able to. parents are reminding their strangers... while police continue to search for the clown. daycare or marijuana grow operation? police in connecticut are investigating... after finding 600 pot plants growing in the backyard of a home-- which is also a daycare facility. the plants are worth more than a million dollars. officials were visiting the home while conducting a compliance investigation. while no arrests have been made yet... the daycare owner had her license suspended and
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president obama has landed in laos for the first-ever visit to the isolated country by a sitting u.s. president... but the trip is being overshadowed by a growing diplomatic controversy with a key regional ally. the president of the philippines had some choice words for president obama-- which we're not going to repeat on air. fox's kelly wright has more
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it's now 5:??. time to check the forecast with lindsay. we'll check out the weather in just a second... but something exciting happening today. 3 crew members on the international space station will set foot on earth later today... after living in space for 172 days! and even more commander jeff williams is wrapping up his 4th space mission. he's spent 534 days in space... that's the most days by any u-s astronaut in history! the crew will undock from the i-
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bartenders.work of nearly 200 all thanks to the have a new title... well now they ((vanessa)) - and much more. the busiest airport-tallest building-- they have the united arab be a hobby for the records seems to breaking world ((walter)) ((walter)) breaking world records seems to be a hobby
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they have the tallest building-- the busiest airport- - and much more.((vanessa)) well now they have a new title... all thanks to the work of nearly 200 bartenders. (vanessa plus... a unique way to memorialize the victims of the pulse nightclub shooting. how a designer is using her passion to comfort those who lost loved ones. 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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?? 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 on dunkin'. there have been memorials... vigils... and other events held following a the deadly nightclub shooting in orlando but this is one of the more unusual tributes we've seen for the victims of
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derrol nail shows us.. a local designer has created shoes depicting the faces of all 49 victims. pkgruns1:44oc std standup tag out: 322t"the local shoe designer says she's been contacted by several local businesses asking her to make the shoe for them. but she says she won't remake this
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((vanessa)) as floodwater rose... so did the chances of mosquitoes multiplying like wildfire. with florida's zika funding nearly drained... governor scott is looking to congress.((walter)) what lawmakers plan to do about it... when they meet for the first tie 7 weeks later today-- that's coming up.
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donald trump facing new criticism - "you gotta see this guy. 'uhhhh i don't know what i said, i don't remember.' he's going like 'i don't remember'." "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. i don't want to sound too much like a chauvinist." "you have to be wealthy in order to be great. i'm sorry to say it." "he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured."
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it's 5:--, i'm walter allen. and i'm vanessa ruffes. the bay area saw a lot of flooding over the past week... and unfortunately-- where there's water, there's mosquitoes. so while floodwater rose... so did concerns over the zika virus. with congress returning to office today... many are hoping they reach an agreement over funding. fox 13's shayla
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((vanessa thanks, shayla. like shayla said... flood water is receding in pasco county. but thousands of residents there aren't in the clear just yet. emergency crews passed out 660 cases of water to families in badly evacuation areas yesterday. many of the properties in these neighborhoods use both well water and septic systems. when flooding is this bad... those wells can easily become contaminated. pasco county is not under a boil water advisory at the moment... but officials say if your water is supplied by a well and you experienced flooding... it's a good idea to boil your water and make sure to have your well water tested. pasco county just released its preliminary damage assessment from
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structures are destroyed.. nearly 300 have major damage.. nearly 200 have minor damage.. in all, 322 structures were affected by the storm. hernando county also released its damage estimates .. 2 structures were destroyed. 18 had major damage. 179 had minor damage. the total damage estimate is nearly 7-point-8 million dollars. meanwhile... emergency management teams are holding a disaster relief session in citrus county today. officials with the county... american red cross... and the salvation army will be there to it's being held at the lecanto government complex in room 280... from 1 this afternoon until 7 today. another
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the time now is 5:??. let's get you up to the minute on today's top stories: police are looking into the strange events... that led up to a man's death in bradenton beach. police received a call about a naked man running around coquina beach sunday morning. that man was taken to the hospital. about 5 hours later... officers found that man's clothes on the to the body of samuel collins. police say both men have had issues with drugs. they call collin's death suspicious... and believe he either drowned or overdosed. polk county deputies are searching for the thieves who made off with a lot of firepower. the 4 men stole 30 handguns and 10 semi-automatic rifles sunday morning. this happened at "titan arms" on south florida avenue in lakeland. they pulled up in a pickup truck... ripped off the burglar bars... and smashed a window to get in.
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a gray ford f-150... extended cab with chrome wheels. north korea fired 3 more missiles into the ocean... landing less than 200-miles off the coast of japan. the country has carried out ten similar tests this year alone. they're in violation of countless u-n security council resolutions. at the same time... president obama was meeting with leaders at the g-20 summit in china. u-n officials will discuss this latest test in a closed-door meeting sometime today. hurricane newton packed a powerful punch on mexico's western pacific coast... bringing heavy rain and high wind to the area yesterday. newton is now on it's way to cabo san lucas.... on the southern tip of baja california. people there are taking no chances-- setting up sandbags and boarding up windows. weather officials say the hurricane's wind is up to 85 miles-per-hour.
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makes a shocking find on the side of a highway-- a folded american flag. now he's hoping to return the flag to its rightful owner. ((walter fox-13's ken suarez is
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((walter thanks, ken. the united arab emirates seems to break lot of records... world's tallest building... world's busiest airport. well now they have a new title. a bar in dubai just broke the guinness world record for the longest domino drop shot ever recorded. more than 160 employees spent the day setting up the 6-thousand-one- hundred-48 shot glasses. and even though some glasses
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((vanessa)) do you ever feel like you're stomach is a bottomless pit? no matter what you eat-- it's just not enough. ((walter)) when we come back... some tips to cut th ((lindsay)) we dance on the salsa team together, and it's like a lot of power in what we wear. when we're practicing if i don't feel good in what i'm wearing i don't look good.
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welcome back... the time is 5:xx. if you've just wrapped up breakfast-- but are already thinking about lunch... you're not alone. no matter what you eat... you get these deep maddening cravings. well... fox 13's jen epstein is here to tell us all why we get so hangry. it turns out that hunger is actually a pretty
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influenced by both biological and psychological factors. even certain foods can make you hungrier-- sounds like a vicious cycle right? here's a few ways we can cut back on those cravings. first off... take it easy when it comes to refined carbs. flaked cereal for breakfast... sandwhich for lunch... and pasta for dinner. none of them have a lot of nutrients... only filling you up for a short time. second... you could actually just be thirsty. the organ at deals with thirst. third... you eat while watching t-v! scientists have found you eat more... when you can't hear as well. so that t-v show justs drowns out the calories you're snacking on. fourth.... your social media feed is just full of tasty pictures. when you scroll on through... your hunger hormones go crazy!
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artificially sweetened products actually ramp up your hunger more. drinks made with real sugar actually
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in sports this morning: dirk koetter and the bucs are gearing up-- both physically and mentally for their game against the falcons... and evan longoria takes a pitch to the hand. fox 13's scott smith has the details in morning
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if you went to bed early, you missed an amazing comeback win for the 4th ranked florida state seminoles. f-s-u took on the 11th ranked ole miss rebels in orlando last night. ole miss lead at one point by 22 points.
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roaring back in the second half... winning 45 to 34. it's the biggest comeback in f-s-u's history. saint pete is a rainbow of colors this morning... after artists spent their weekend decorating the city. how these beautiful murals are inspiring creativity... and where you can check them out for yourself-- after the break. introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor.
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st. pete looks even more colorful this morning... after mural artists turned various parts of the city into a canvas! very hard to see the evidence of their hard work-- that's for sure! those artists spent their labor day ?laboring with brushes and rollers.... to make st. pete look like an outdoor gallery! one of the murals is especially eye-popping... local artist cecilia lueza led a team that painted this huge street mural... on the intersection of central avenue and fifth street south. she told us the design was inspired by a quilt pattern! it took them about 6 hours to finish it. the project
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festival"... which invites professional artists to help revitalize parts of the city.. start a dialogue.. and inspire creativity. ((vanessa)) there's much more to come on good day. ((walter let find out what's ahead our 6 o'ock hour. he black lives matter ve young whe adults the as activides mand justice after a deputy- involved shooting in illa cnton aross paths on the campaign trail, their planes landing at the same airport, leading to an awkward encounter. and ... a ptureof a child chasing r a cheetah has everyone baffled.
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makes a big appetite go away. foster farms corn dogs. for monster appetites. donald trump facing new criticism - he appeared to mock a reporter with a disability. "you gotta see this guy. 'uhhhh i don't know what i said, i don't remember.' he's going like 'i don't remember'." "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. i don't want to sound too much like a chauvinist." "you have to be wealthy in order to be great. i'm sorry to say it." i like people that weren't captured."
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one week after a deputy-involved shooting, protests continue in >>jennifer: one week after a deputy involved shooting, protests continue in hillsborough county. we're hearing from both the black lives matter movement. >>russell: a man is dead after an online deal goes bad. >>jennifer: and congress returns from a seven-week vacation and the zika virus is at the top of the agenda. hermine sets off a potential time bomb in florida. >>lindsay: we're waking up milder. it's not quite as muggy and rain chances extremely low this afternoon so fantastic news

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