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((vanessa clinton versus trump: round three. both candidates came out swinging we're live in las vegas... breaking down the final face-off.. ((laura and one unlocked car... opened a whole lot of doors for a group of robbers. how these people were able make off with valuables and credit cards... all while the homeowners were asleep.
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moody. and i'm vanessa ruffes.... walter and jen have the day off. let's start off with a check of the forecast, with dave. (dave no closed captioning is
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the presidential nominees faced-off in their third and ?final debate last night in las vegas. it was one of their last chances to appeal to undecided voters. reaction is pouring in this morning. the presidential nominees traded barbs on a variety of topics ... including abortion, the supreme court and trade. fox's caroline shively is live in vegas this morning... caroline, the debate was heated right out of the gate. ((take pkg))trt: 1:09oc:in his
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((laura/dbx)) thanks caroline. and while many voters were watching last night's heated debate from home... regal cinemas screened the event all across the country... 25 theaters in florida alone. the list included the regal citrus park stadium in hillsborough county. it was free to attend... and people also received some free perks-- popcorn and soda. many people there say they watched the first debates from home... but this was a
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regal cinemas decided to air the final debate... after so many people responded to the screening of the second one. developing this morning... more proof and another reminder to always lock up your valuables. deputies say a group of thieves were able to hillsborough county... and they didn't even need a key. ((vanessa fox-13's shayla reaves is live this morning
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thanks, shayla. more accusations against a lakeland mental health counselor. psychotherapist anthony conti is charges of sexual misconduct after 4 more women came forward... bringing the total to 6 potential victims. all are former patients. conti is accused of making sexual advances towards them during counseling sessions... claiming it was part of a new treatment called "touch therapy." he was in court yesterday to face these new felony charges. an escaped inmate from polk county is back behind bars... but this time in pinellas county. it comes after he kidnapped a
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workcamp in bartow... and took off in a city vehicle. in less than 3 years... david ross would've been a free man. but on tuesday... bartow police say he put his freedom in serious jeopardy. police say ross... who was on a work crew...was taking a lunch break in mosaic park... when he took the unarmed guard hostage using only a small utility knife. they say he then secured the other 4 inmates inside... before taking off in a city work vehicle with the officer in towe towards pinellas county. the 4 other inmates - were actually the ones to go and seek help. the corrections officer was able to escape when ross stopped at a store hours later. he was serving time for battery on an officer and fraud... he's now facing new charges-- including armed kidnapping. the d-o-c is reviewing the
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more than a year after rapper kevin gates was caught kicking a fan on video... prosecutors are wrapping up the final details before heading to trial. you may remember this video... it was taken at rumors night club in lakeland september of last year. a fan reached out and touched gates' shorts. he then kicked her in the chest. the woman was knocked out and hospitalized. gates... who's real name is kevin gilyard... is charged with simple battery. today... a conference hearing will discuss any last a veteran got the surprise of his life at the worst possible time. when he went to file for unemployment... he found out that someone had been using his social security number. jason stambaugh wouldn't have even known someone was using his social security number... if he hadn't gotten fired. when he went to file for unemployment... officials said he had a job. in fact-- they say he worked 5 jobs this year. the one he was fired from... and then 4 more construction jobs-- in
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turns out.... someone has been giving those employers jason's social security number and working for them-- earning 10-thousand dollars this year. for 2 days... they've been calling authorities in hopes of cleaning this up. late last night... the state employment office finally got back to them... they're going to remove the jobs that weren't his. then... his eligibility for unemployment will be reconsidered. there's a new millionaire walking amongst florida lottery's "gold rush doubler scratch-off" game. alonzo cherry bought his winning ticket from this marathon gas station on bruce b downs boulevard in tampa. and because they sold the winning ticket-- the store will receive a two- thousand-dollar bonus. cherry paid just 20-bucks for the scratch off. he chose to take a one-time, lump- sum... bringing his total payout to 745-thousand-dollars.
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state officials are looking deeper into the train crash that killed a new jersey woman last month... including a new report pointing to a much bigger problem. plus... another crash investigation. new video shows the moment a bus slammed into an overpass... killing the driver. the investigation is over... but officials say they are no closer figuring out what went wrong. ?? halloween excitement is back at dunkin' with 2 dozen donuts for $12.99. drizzled, decorated, and all dressed up for the season, share the fun with 2 dozen donuts for $12.99.
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he doesn't get paid. too often marco rubio didn't show up and failed us when he did. i am patrick murphy. to get things done, you've got to show up. you've got to work together. whether it's protecting social security and women's health care or growing the economy, we've got to start solving problems instead of pointing fingers. i am patrick murphy and i approve this message because i'll never stop working for you.
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new jersey lawmakers are cozy up this fall with dunkin's coffee and espresso flavors. sip salty and sweet with our new salted caramel macchiato or drink in the season with the classic taste of pumpkin. america runs on dunkin'. thinking about granting themselves subpoena power in a train crash investigation. last month's accident killed one woman... and injured more than a hundred others. the train went off the rails and barrelled through a platform. if approved testify and provide documents. the discussion comes after the associated press showed new jersey transit had more accidents and paid more in fines than any other system nationwide over the past 5 years. a senate hearing is scheduled for tomorrow. police released new video... of a deadly school bus crash at denver international airport. the driver of the bus was killed in last month's accident. 15 football players and 3 coaches were hurt. the
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up their investigation... but unfortunately they say the cause is still a mystery. an autopsy on the driver showed she was not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol at the time. pyongyang continues to provoke the world in its military quests... but u-s officials say their latest missile launch has ended in failure. officials say north korea tried to fire an intermediate-range ballistic massile yesterday. this comes just 3 days after another failed attempt. back in september... the country carried out its largest-ever nucleares been planning a new anti-missle system to be used in south korea. video shows powerful super typhoon haima slamming into the philippines. this is along the country's northeastern coast late last night. winds were ferocious... getting up to 140- miles-per-hour. it knocked down power lines and ripped roofs off houses. it touched down there as a category 4 storm... which
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the typhoon is now heading toward thr south china sea... and is expected to hit china as well. ((anchors)) it's now 5:??. time to check it is 5:??: time now to find out what's happening on the roads - with our
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traffic. a local sheriff is defending a crime-solving tool... why your photo could be one of thousands used to track down a crook. plus... officials are searching for the driver who took off with a car and a ?dog. (laura fortunately the dog was found... but officials are still searching for the person responsible. fox 13's ken suar i that's coming up in about 10 minutes. ((jen here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers... no one won either of the big drawings. so saturday's powerball is up to 151 million dollars... and the florida lottery is 15 million. stick with us...
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it's a "virtual line-up" that nearly every american is a part of..but most of us..have no idea. facial recognition software is becoming a popular tool for law enforcement. authorities can identify criminals without having to comb through thousands of pictures. but which of your photos can they get? pictures you take that are public record are all fair game... license shot? or maybe a mug shot from college one night when you had a little too much to drink? there's a good chance it's now apart of the virtual file... fox 13's crystal clark joins us from the control room to
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faces in a crowd no longer blur together..over the last decade, facial recognition technology has advanced..it can be found in your smartphone..your t- v..?and..within your local law enforcement agencies.."all we're doing is taking what's in that public record data base and using it."pinellas county sheriff bob gualtieri says -- his office uses a system called "faces."it has more than 30 million images..made up of mug shots..driver's licenses..and state-issued i-ds..when authorities are on the hunt for a suspected criminal..?your picture is one of many they must weed through..jones: "it's kind of like invading privacy to me." alyshia jones says she has nothing to hide..but it feels odd knowing she can be found.. with the click of a mouse.. "they can just look up anything that's on my [record] says, when it comes to crime fighting..it's nothing new.. "what it is is a very efficient and cost efficient way of accomplishing what you would do manually, because otherwise, you'd have to sit there for hours and hours and pour through manual photographs."he spoke out wednesday against claims made in a new study..that the system violates the fourth amendment..granting citizens the right to privacy..and protection from unreasonable searches without a warrant.. "this isn't anything to do with anybody's privacy rights...this is really no different that what has been done with finger prints."the study -- published by georgetown university -- found that at least half of all american adults are a part of the facial recognition network...gualtieri says -- don't believe claims that the system leads to a "big-brother"-style nation.. "that's not what our system is. it's not what we do. it's
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the sheriff says the only photos with consent... he says ?his program is not the same system tampa police launched in 2001...which scanned faces in ybor city-- to compare people's photos with criminals. the city later scrapped the system..saying it didn't help fight crime. ((vanessa a dog and car stolen in a matter of
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still on the run.((laura/ fox 13's ken suarez has all the details about who police are searching for this morning. ((laura plus... another puppy found alone on the side of the road. saved by a group of firefighters... the heartwarming story... ahead.
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bradenton police are searching for a carjacker this morning... but the story gets worse. the owner's ?dog was inside the stolen car... fortunately the dog was found safe and sound. ((laura fox-13's ken suarez is live in bradenton this morning....with the
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((laura thanks, ken the time now is 5:??. let's get you up to the minute on today's top stories: researchers at u-s-f say they're closer to finding a cure for citrus greening. it would be a gamechanger... especially here in florida. the bacterial disease destroys citrus tree production... and eventually kills the trees. last week... federal officials predicted the state would collect just 70 million boxes of oranges... that's down from 81-point-6 million a year
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using a gene-editing tool to modify the plant's d-n-a to resist the bacteria. ((laura in st. petersburg, the ?future of tropicana field will again be a topic of discussion today. the city is hosting another community meeting to look at options for the stadium's future. the city needs to come up with a plan... just in case the tampa bay rays decide to ?leave... and the chances of that happening seem pretty high. the rays have been wanting a new stadium for years... and have appoval to talk with hillsborough county and the city of tampa.. abou moving across the bay. that meeting is tonight at 6 at the coliseum. a mural honoring the pulse victims will be unveiled outside the nightclub later today. the canvas honors the 49 people killed... as well the survivors of the june 12th shooting. the public is invited to sign the mural... to show support for them as well. a street artist and fashion designer collaborated on the piece. it features rainbow colored hearts... and the words "i am... we are... let's be".
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day... it's to raise awareness about bullying in the lgbtq community. the event is at 11-30 tonight. ((laura)) immigration.. economy.. the supreme court.. debt.. and foreign hot spots.. last night - during the third presidential debate - hillary clinton and donald trump touched on each of these issues.((vanessa)) last night was definitely the most "topic-driven" debate we've seen from these two candidates. for 90-minutes, they went back and getting only two minutes each to answer a question. one of the headlines from the debate was when trump was asked if he would accept the results of the november eighth election.. he said he will take a look at it at the time.. and he will keep us in suspense. clinton responded.. that was "horrifying".. trump then went on to blast the clinton foundation as a, quote "criminal enterprise".. and of course - both candidates touched on the recent converoversies.. including several accusations from women against trump.. and
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runs:"trump: and you know bernie sanders he said you have bad judgement. you do and if you think going into mosul after we let the world know we're going in. all the people we really want, the leaders are gone, and if you think that's good, you do. john podesta said you have terrible instincts. bernie sanders said you have bad judgement. i agree with both."""clinton says: "at the last debate we heard donald talk about what he did to women. and after that a number of women have come forward saying that is exactly what he did to them. now what was his response? he held a number of big rallies where he said he could not possibly have done those things to those women because they weren't attractive enough
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not once, during the night, did clinton and trump shake hands.. now.. with just 20 days until election day - both candidates are focused on rallies.. and getting people to vote. trump will be focusing on three battleground states, in particular... ohio, north carolina and florida. a lot of people took advantage of the extension on florida's voter registration... it turns out nearly 64-thousand more people signed up to vote over the past week. nearly 37-thsa already been verified... the rest are still going through the process. that's not counting all the applications expected to arrive by mail either. the florida democratic party filed a lawsuit seeking to extend the deadline due to hurricane matthew. they're now asking a judge to order election officials to allow people to cast ballots during early voting... even if their registration hasn't been verified yet. hurricane matthew also affected thousands of ballots... they were mailed out and left in the rain and heavy wind-- some of
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many people evacuated mailed ballots were left out in their mailboxes in elements for days. volusia county residents can still get a replacement ballot mailed to them if the original was damaged. all they have to do is call the supervisor of elections. from the outside... this house looks like a regular family home ready for halloween... but new this morning... new port richey police say it was full of drugs. they served a search warrant there yesterday... it's on montana avenue. police say they found more than 2- thousand-dollars in cash... an xanax. as well as things like unused baggies, digital scales, and other paraphernalia. william napolitano and angelina ekdahl were both arrested. at least one person is dead... and 5 others injured... after a construction scaffolding collapse in downtown miami. a section of the framework fell from the top of this 50-story high-rise. fire rescue says the man who died was a bystander. he had a heart attack while trying to
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debris also landed on a car... sending the woman inside to the hospital. 2 construction workers were also hospitalized. 2 others were treated at the scene. the accident is still under investigation. a good day good deed out of sacramento this morning. a firefighter became a puppy's hero and the story is heartwarming. crewmembers from fire station 14 found this puppy on the side of the road sunday afternoon. she was cold, wet, and definitely in need of help. dried her off... and took her to an area animal shelter. the sick puppy will be up for adoption once she gets ride of her mange. she's been dressed in warm clothing to protect her skin. and while she's being well taken care of... firefighter mike thawley just couldn't let her go. he didn't want her to be alone... so he returned to the shelter to check on his new friend. he nicknamed her "chunkie"... and is thinking about having his family foster her. so hopefully soon "chunkie" will
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((vanessa several bucs player returned to the practice field... and the cubs are back on top. fox 13's scott smith will have that and more in morning sports.((laura/ ((laura/ and a long-lost letter from a dead relative. how it ended up in a family's mailbox... more than a decade after their son's death.
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embrace the good. the afternoons spent laughing by the pool. the comfort of being home. and the people who are there for you when you need them. this is what community is. this is lakewood ranch. experience it yourself this weekend during our tour of homes... ...happening now through november 20th. explore more than 50 model homes and 12 distinct villages throughout our award -winning community. learn more at lwrtourofhomes.com ?d?2 throughout our award -winning community. elise: we couldn't believe it. that poor girl was raped by two football players and their friends. we were sure they would go to jail.
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er. none of those young men served a day behind bars. ober said losing a baseball scholarship was punishment enough. if mark ober can't protect our families, it's time for a new state attorney. ?? cozy up this fall with dunkin's coffee and espresso flavors. sip salty and sweet with our new salted caramel macchiato or drink in the season with the classic taste of pumpkin. new this morning: an america runs on dunkin'. unexpected gift for a california family. they received a long-lost letter from a loved one... who had
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russell rhodes joins us in the studio, with a look at how this message arrived more than a decade after someone murdered the 19-year-old high school junior. (russell) nineteen-year- old aaron vickers was killed in a drive-by shooting in stockton in 2002. thanks to facebook, one of vickers' former teachers is sharing a piece of his life. (russell - in may of 2000, aaron vickers wrote a letter to his future self... it was part of a school assignment. the four-page and dreams... and was set to be read again in 2010. but vickers would never get that chance... someone killed him just three years later. with a promise to mail the letters to students, vicker's teacher turned to facebook to help find aaron's family... after learning the junior had died. the note, as you can imagine, was a welcome surprise to his family. ((take sot))"tears rolled down my face. it was all types of emotions happening at one time.""i felt like as she was reading the letter my son was
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((russell/ perhaps the most surprising wasn't just aaron's hope for a family, but his profoundly optimistic and eerily accurate take on the country's political he mentioned in 10 years, we'll probably have a black vice president or maybe a woman would be president. (russell) to this day, the murder of aaron vickers has yet to be solved. he left behind a son who is now 13 and
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in sports this morning: several bucs players returned to practice after taking some time to heal... but others were still out for the count. fox 13's scott smith has how this could affect their
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the biggest bye week benefit... was time for injured buccaneers to heal up... we saw some evidence of that at practice today... gerald mccoy, cecil shorts, luke stocker and joe hawley were able to practice... but still no robert ayers... and no doug martin.the reason martin wasn't out there was because - as dirk koetter revealed today - martin suffered a setback to that injured hamstring the sunday prior to the panthers game. he hasn't game against arizona... the bucs signed former falcons runningback anton smith earlier this week for a little depth... but martin's return is certainly needed. that defensive line could certainly use the return of their leader, gerald mccoy... he was limited in practice today after sustaining a calf strain week 4 against denver and missing the monday night game against carolina.game 5
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american league championship series, blue jays hosting the indians.....indians with a 3-1 games lead in the series.... top 3...1-0 indians...carlos santana hammers it to right field.....solo shot.......cleveland take a 2-0 lead.....top 4...tribe up 2-0...coco crisp with the solo homer to right... indians up 3-0...bottom 9 indians up 3-0...with 1 on base...--then allen gets troy tulowitzki to pop up to end the game...indians win 3- 0...and they advance to the
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(laura- and the chicago cubs - battled back. winning game four of the n-l-c-s in huge fashion. chicago broke out of a 21-inning scoreless streak... beating the dodgers 10-2 last night... ensuring the series will return to wrigley field saturday. the series is tied two-all game five is tonight in l-a. ((laura/ scienti zika virus.... with hopes that the one country that's remained largely zika-free could provide some answers. that's coming up in about 20 minutes. plus... the cost of cancer.. it can be overwhelming for patients with the diagnosis. we'll tell you about resources available to help carry the burden after
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robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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most of us know someone touched by cancer.. fox 13's linda hurtado looks at the cost of treating the disease.. especially if you find yourself uninsured and in need of expensive treatments to stay alive. "you did good."ted eckhardt is every man - worked all his life - paid his bills - loves life - loves his wife. he never expected to find
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working since i was 14 years old, paying taxes and doing what i was suppose to do, and now here i am. between jobs and out of insurance and wham!" diagnosed with cancer, needing expensive chemotherapy. : the number was $6,500 or more per session. and it started out at six sessions, then its nine, now its 12. 65 times, that is a lot of money - you know around 80 thousand dollarsa.cash." dana ekchardt says her family falls into a common gap - "we do have a house and a 401 k, like most folks. to get medicaid or medicare you have to be destitute or older. you can't just be 50 and worked your whole life." "you're on your own, essentially." dr jay wolfson - professor of public health with usf - says the eckerhardts and others like them have a number of options - starting with subsidized health insurance on the exchange.patients can also work with financial counselors. "we have a lot of resources with the pharmaceutical companies who provide compassionate drugs for patients who qualify financially. we were able to obtain some of those drugs for ted, which reduced his out of pocket cost." dana says financial counselors were able to reduce the cash cost from 6500 to 700 a treatment. : "we have a sliding scale discount fee, so based on their household size and income we are able to reduce their cost 25 - 35 - 45 percent." dr wolfson says patients who own their home or have other assests can leverage these against the cost of treatment, or if they have full life insurance policies, they can work out an advance payment on the equity
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beneficiary and then you can do what you wish with the money." dr. richard knipe, ted's medical oncologist, says he's never had to turn a patient away due to finances. : "we've always found a way to make it work, and i hope until i retire i am able to continue to say that." but if it gets so bad that patients have to choose between paying for a treatment and buying food, the florida cancer specialists foundation can step in and help with non-medical expenses. "we pay up to 1500 dollars per year per patient. it's not a situation where we pay a large sum of money, but it is enough to help that patient get over the hump of some financial difficulties." dana and ted are thankful for all the help they've received so far but still have to find 25 grand for radiation. they're thinking about reaching out to strangers by setting up a go fund me page. "we're going to fight. we'll find avenues available to us." te patients seek assistance from their religiously affiliated charities and service organizations like chatholic charities - jewish family services, methodist ministries, and there are limited government resources available - like the hillsborough county health plan. another option, join a clincal trial at a medical facility and most of your health care will be free. if you'd like to hear dr wolfson's entire interview - with his tips for paying when youre uninsured, head over to my facebook page. look for fox 13's linda hurtado and like the page. linda hurtado fox
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as we mentioned fox 13 is the proud sponsor of the american cancer society's making strides against breast cancer walks this month. if you'd like to join us we've locations on fox 13 news dot com - on our care force page there's much more to come on good day. let's turn it over to russell to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. a word of warning this morning.. thieves stole a garage door opener out of an unlocked car.. and that's how they got inside - while homeowners were sleeping. shayla reaves is live with the rest of the story..
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election - it's the letter many people have never seen.. from president bush.. to president clinton.. left in the oval office. and: we'll have a special guest this morning on good day.. meet officer spector.. he.. and his trainers will be here - to show us exactly what goes into training a canine deputy.. and why not every dog, no matter how trained, will make
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amendment 1 guarantees your right to generate your own solar energy. it also guarantees that those who don't choose solar don't have to subsidize those who do. amendment 1 means commonsense consumer protections safeguarding seniors-and all floridians from scams, rip-offs, and long-term contract traps. that's the right way to do solar. amendment 1: good for the economy. good for florida. vote yes on amendment 1-for the sun. foster farms presents appetites. even a small one can throw you off your game. they can happen anywhere. and they only get bigger as time goes on. serve foster farms corn dogs, a delicious plump frank wrapped in a honey crunchy coating.
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for monster appetites. respect for this person. >> that's because he'd rather have a puppet as president. >>laura: with the country's future at stake. >>russell: thieves go on a shopping spree with someone else's credit cards. >>laura: and canine in training. we'll introduce to you a brave dog and show you what it takes

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