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tv   Good Day Tampa Bay 430AM  FOX  October 18, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EDT

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rescue divers had to recover the bodies of 2 men from inside the depths of the eagles nest dive area. that's in weeki wachie. the deep underwater cave system is what brought a trio of friends from out of town over the weekend. patrick peacock...and chris rittenmeyer both had extensive cave diving experience. a while the other two made their way down... but they never came back up. after 4 hours... their friend called for help. but rescue divers couldn't find the men until early yesterday morning. they recovered their bodies ... 260 feet below the surface. what went wrong still isn't clear. at least half a dozen other people have also died in that same cave.
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accused of trying to kill george zimmerman... gets 20 years in prison. once again... the court system sided with the former neigborhood watchman. and it turns out... the courtroom where yesterday's sentencing took place... was the same one where zimmerman was acquitted 3 years ago. zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of trayvon martin. now 3 years later he's on the other side of the courtroom. during apperson's appeal... zimmerman went before the judge asking her to keep him behind bars. he says being back in courtroom 5-d was strange. meanwhile-- the judge ordered apperson to be held in jail during the appeals process. first, it was goodwill.. now.. one of the biggest retail chains in the country is getting rid of clowns.. fox 13's shayla reaves joins us now from target.. shayla - it's a sad day for clowns.. but clearly these
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it's the last thing driv gas prices. and while prices have gone down in most ?other parts of the country... here in florida... it's been quite the opposite. hurricane matthew is partly to blame. according to triple a... the storm disrupted our supply chain. that caused prices to jump 11- cents in about two weeks... here in tampa... prices jumped more than 8-cents. the average price for a gallon of gas is now two-dollars and 19-cents. that's still less than the national average... which is 2-dollars
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if the increase is not due to price gouging.. because it hasn't been dramatic enough. the stage is set for the third and final presidential debate! in just one day... hillary clinton and donald trump will go head-to-head at the university of nevada. but for now... the candidates' campaigns are in damage-control mode. newly released documents reveal one of hillary clinton's aides tried to influence the f-b-i's handling of her e-mail scandal. meanwhile, donald trump's wife, melania, came to his defense. surprisingly, she echoed her husband. in an interview with c-n-n's anderson cooper... melania trump said the allegations about her husband's sexual misconduct are absolutely false. and that his accusers are working for the clinton camp... and so is the media! as for the videotape... melania said she was "surprised" because that's not the man she knows. she called it "boy talk"... and actually blamed billy bush for
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fraud... tweeting that it's happening on a large scale. f-b-i documents released yesterday show a senior state department official asked the f-b-i to change the classification of an e-mail from clinton's private server last year... the e-mail was about the 20-12 attacks on the u-s embassy in benghazi. according to an f-b-i agent... the official offered a "quid pro quo": in exchange for down-classifying the email, the bureau would get coveted slots for agents overseas. the f-b-i rejected the request. changing the email's classifcation would have allowed the state department to archive the message... so that the public wouldn't be able to see it. should be a lively debate tomorrow night! it's the final presidential debate... it starts at 9 p-m... and is scheduled to last 90 minutes. fox news anchor chris wallace will moderate. you can watch it right here on fox13. the last day to register to vote is today! the deadline was extended by one week throughout the state of florida... after democrats won an extension from a judge because of hurricane matthew.
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card-- the address on it has to match your driver's license. if it doesn't.... you need to register for an updated card. fall may be in full swing, but a jumpy critter of the summer seems to be sticking around. vets across the bay area are seeing a large number of pets being rushed in... after exposure to bufo toads. the toads vary in size... but all spray a poisonous venom from their glands when they feel threatened. that poison-- can be dealdy, dependening on the size of the often go into seizures-- and have cardiac-- and g-i issues. vets say time is of the essence when dealing with a pet-- exposed to a bufo toad. to best protect your pet... remove toad attractants from your yard-- like pet food and dog droppings. you may have noticed something new stirring in the water around downtown tampa. big cycle boats -- not powered by motors -- but by groups of riders. it's
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businesses setting up shop along the riverwalk. you may have seen the pedal pubs rolling around st. pete or other large cities. these cycleboats are those... plus water. they're unlike anything we've seen in our area... or in the entire state for that matter. the 32-foot kraken cycleboats are the newest vessels docking in downtown tampa... the first of their kind in the state. riders sit at 10 pedal stations, though there is a 10 horsepower engine if your sea legs get weary. owners tony mendina and jeff rhoades were inspired on a trip to nashville where they rode a
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this is just the beginning. kraken cycleboats will bring its second boat to tampa, next week... and its third to gators cafe in johns pass in
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there are many wedding traditions - like the father walking the bride down the aisle.. or even the "unity candle"..((jen)) but one couple now has a "committment football". a very unique wedding - coming up.. ((jen/take vo)) but first - a triumpant comeback for space flight.. the
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carrying.. next. carrying.. next. look at this steak, just sitting there, taunting you. what's worse? it's not alone. are you gonna do something about it? if not? good luck sleeping tonight. you can't fake steak. longhorn steakhouse. tonight's special: great steak pairings. a center cut sirloin with a choice of bacon-wrapped shrimp, baby back ribs, or parmesan crusted chicken.
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creamy swirls of pure indulgence. silky sifts of total transcendence. tempting accents of sheer pleasure. whispers." this should be the name. or something more like "golden gold." or maybe, "mmmmmm mmhmm." but, with 20% of your daily fiber, its actually fiber one. nearly two years ago.... so delicious, it should have another name.
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disaster. the rocket erupted into a massive fireball along the virginia coast... causing 15- million-dollars in damage. but despite that... a triumphant comeback. the company launched its first space station shipment since the explosion last night. the antares could be seen up and down the east coast. it was loaded with more than 5- thousand pounds of food, equipment, and research. including an experiment to study flames in sp
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honey nut cheerios get their delicious taste from honest ingredients. like real delicious honey, and real oats. ok that's still honey. ahhh, there we go.
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introducing tiny toast. the tiny cereal with the big taste of real fruit. here you go, the spare! the spare, no, i don't want to put anybody out. nonsense! we lend it to everybody. some people we hardly know. ?when you've got...?
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here's pepto bismol! ah. ?nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!? you love all-day breakfast. but you don't love that you can't get all your favorites. but now you can get more of what you love. so you can find something else to not love. like hearing the sound of your own voice. (softly) like hearing the sound of your own voice. get more choices you love, now with all day breakfast. the time is now 4xx... and heres a look at the top trending stories today everyone has been talking about the billy bush video of him interviewing donald trump... the one where he says some vulgar comments about women... the presidential nominee brushed it all off as "locker room banter"... well these high school athletes aren't buying it! in a photo shared on facebook.. six male athletes
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gresham, oregon took their own stand.. they wore shirts bearing the words "wild feminist".. the young men say the photo was shot in the high school's locler room in response to trump's comments.. the post -- which has been shared over 13 thousand times -- is accomponied with the caption "sexual assault is not locker room banter".. seattle seahawk fans were celebrating every which way this weekend... take a lo ceremony.. while tailgating before the game.. trt:6 that was "sea pope" there by the way -- officiating the wedding. the bride and groom wore special jerseys.. and the bride had a custom seahawks veil and accessories.. they sealed the deal by signing a "commitment football." because doesn't every successful marriage
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st. pete leaders are trying to keep kids out of trouble... by giving them something to do-- a job! how the responsibility is helping young people keep on the straight and narrow. plus: another check on the forecast, when good day continues. why let someone else have all the fun? the sometimes haphazard, never boring ...fun. the why can't it smell like this all the time ...fun.
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it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. you live a portable life. new dannon oikos nonfat yogurt drink fits right in it. with 10 grams of protein... and zero added sugar, zero artificial sweeteners, zero fat. just what you need to help keep you going. new oikos yogurt drink.
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a new effort to get kids into jobs and out of trouble... a local non-profit is trying to put a stop to teen gun violence in st. pete. so they're offering jobs to at-risk teens. more
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was shot on 48th street south in saint pete. thankfully he survived.. but many others don't. that's why lewis stephens junior was motivated to host a job fair.. .pairing up with mcdonald's to offer 50 positions on sight. he says the way to stop the violence is to give teens a ?new outlet and a steady paycheck. the nonprofit "i support youth" registered 82 kids in advance... and even more showed up for interviews. for kids who weren't hired... the group plans to find them internships. annual check-ups are an important part of life... even for animals. starting this morning at 7... swan wranglers will be out on lake morton to corral the flock. veterinarians say the swans
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visitors throw their way -- which leads to some overweight birds and other issues. these swans are special to lake morton -- the original birds were donated by queen elizabeth in 19-57. fox 13's ken suarez will be live at the lake this morning.. we'll check in with him in about 15 minutes.
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((vanessa tossback... coming up in the 5 o'clock hour of good day tampa bay: there's no place like home.. find out how you can help save dorothy's ruby-red slippers.. and: it's a sad sign of the times..
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amendment 1 guarantees your right - to generate your own solar energy. and placing that right in florida's constitution - keeps the politicians from messing with it. amendment 1 also allows for common sense do solar. amendment 1: good for the economy. good for the environment, good for florida. vote yes on amendment 1 - for the sun. appetites. even a small one can throw you off your game. and they only get bigger as time goes on. serve foster farms, a corn dog with 7 grams of protein makes a big appetite go away.
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((walter clowns are supposed to be funny, not frightening. this morning, the new backlash against all those scary sightings... from two very different sides. ((jen get along little ?swannies? the big round up today, for some of lakeland's most famous residents.. why they'll have to leave the water for awhile. ((walter and... go ahead and click your heels, dorothy. that's not gonna work this time. this morning: the push to save some famous footware... it's a ruby rescue! ((walter)) its now 5:?? thanks for joining us. i'm walter

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