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((vanessa a woman passes away one day after being hit by a car... but police are still looking for the driver responsible. we're live with the roadblock detectives are facing. the presidential candidates throwing zingers at each other once forum. we'll show you the best one-liners of the night. and what will you be wearing this halloween? it seems more adults are ditching the scares for more topical disguises this october 31st. good day tampa bay starts now. ((vanessa/ its now 5:?? thanks
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friday! i'm vanessa ruffes in for walter allen((laura/ and i'm laura moody.... jen epstein has the day off as well. let's start off with a check of the forecast, with dave. (dave partly cloudy, breezy and warm with high temps making it back into the mid 80s. tonight will be clear and lovely, turning much drier, with lows temps heading back into the upper 50s. the weekend looks beautiful with sunshine and cooler temps. highs will be in the mid to upper 70s, and lows temps in the 50s.
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developing this morning... police are investigating a murder in tampa... and the killer is still on the run. a woman's body was found laying in the middle of "flora street" yesterday. neighbors say police went around asking if th police say it's clear this was not an accident... the name of the victim has not yet been released. a sad update this morning on a sarasota hit-and-run crash. the woman hit by a car tuesday night... has passed away. right now... police say they have no witnesses and no description of the vehicle repsonsible. fox-13's shayla reaves is live in sarasota this morning... shayla, so far this has been a tough case to
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election officials are busy setting up early voting sites throughout tampa bay this morning. you can start casting your vote throughout most of the area starting on monday... other states started early voting yesterday. and while the nominees hoped to swing some undecided voters during the final debate... last night they were up to something much different. donald trump and hillary clinton took part in the annual "al smith dinner". it's a major fundraiser for catholic charities in new york city. the fundraiser has a history of being almost like a roast. for instance-- hillary said many people see the statue of liberty as a beacon of hope...
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and while we've heard most of these punchlines before... the nominees also
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there was one visibly awkward moment, though... near the end of trump's time at the podium, his speech turned into more of a rally than a roast... and he delivered some straight attacks on clinton. at one point sayi catholics". the crowd began booing.. and he moved on. polk county deputies have arrested 4 teens involved in a burglary spree... but the danger is far from over. officials say the group... teenagers all between 16 and 19 years old... stole multiple cars, guns, and items from homes. in surveillance vide, you can see one teen walk onto a driveway and moments later drive off
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homes in south lakeland and mulberry communities were burglarized. the group made off with 5 cars... 2 guns... and other items earlier this week. while the cars have been found... the guns are still out there. sheriff their cars and homes up... many of these thefts could have been prevented. the 4 teens... including 19-year-old donte scott are now in jail. venice police have arrested the man accused of carrying out a string of crimes... and leaving a woman fighting for her life. police say "ralph forte" has admitted to beating a woman in the parking lot of a shell gas station on tamiami trail, wednesday night. the woman is an employee at the massage parlor across the
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recovering. after the incident... police say forte tried to carjack at least 2 drivers. he's facing charges for battery and attempted carjacking. wildlife officials rescued a sperm whale in charlotte county this week. the 19 and a half foot whale was found stranded on a sandbar near little gasparilla island. the young whale had become separated from its mother... it appeared disorientated and malnourished. unfortunately... officials had no choice but to humanely euthanize the whale. doing a necropsy to learn more information. fortunately... wildlife officials get to take part in some happy endings as well. after nearly a year and a half of rehab... a manatee was returned to the water in stuart. f-w-c officials and employees at miami seaquarium helped. this manatee was found floating in the water back in may of 20-15... it had a lower- back injury... caused by a watercraft. but after some
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((laura/live)) there's a brand new way to get around downtown tampa.. if you don't want to make the journey on foot.. or pay for a ride. (laura - the city has launched its ?free, app-based electric shuttle called "the downtowner".. the vehicles operate within the downtown business district, channel district, river arts district, the university of tampa area, and the non-gated north end of harbour island. the downtowner will operate monday through friday, 6 am to 11 pm... and sundays, from 11 am to 11 pm. (laura) we don't normally report on petty theft... but winter haven police have made an arrest... even they said... was too crazy to make up. (laura - this is brian crume. officers arrested the 48-year-old wednesday for stealing three packs of electronic wire from the walmart on cypress gardens boulevard. that, in and of itself, isn't unusual. but when officers asked crume why he did it... he said he needed money to bail out his
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in lake wales earlier in the day... for, you guessed it, shoplifting. ((vanessa/ the cowboys are no longer america's team... a team from tampa bay is now a fan favorite...(laura) the big honor for the bolts this morning... that's ahead... ((laura plus... this boat is made of plants... but explorers than 10-thousand miles anyway.
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welcome back... the time 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'. is 5:xx. developing this morning... a powerful earthquake has hit western japan.... shaking homes and knocking out power to
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the 6-point-6 magnitude quake happened in tottori. it struck on land of a relatively shallow depth of just 6 miles. the quake caused a temporary blackout... about 32-thousand homes were without power. while some structures were damaged... there's no reports of serious injuries. meanwhile in iraq this morning... armed militants attacked a police compound in the city of kirkuk. this is a live picture from iraq... multiple expl gunshots could be heard earlier today. a t-v station there says all the islamic state militants who took part in the attack have been killed... except for two-- who are holed up in a building. no word on deaths among civilians or kuridsh forces. the attack comes as iraqi forces were working on a major offensive to rid mosul of isis. a pretrial hearing is scheduled for today... in a police officer's murder trial. university of cincinnati
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stopped samuel dubose for not having a front license plate back in july... the officer claims the man nearly dragged him with his car as he tried to get away. the officer shot and killed dubose, who was not armed. tensing has plead not guilty. jury selection begins on tuesday. ten international explorers are getting ready for a more than 10-thousand mile journey.... in this ?basket boat. the 60-foot- long boat is being built out of papyrus reeds in it's actually called a reed boat. the group is taking off from northern chile starting in february... sailing all the way to sidney, australia. an american is leading the expedition... they're trying to prove it was possible for ancient people to make journeys across huge oceans. with 5 stops along the way...the trip will take
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the tampa bay lightning has some of the best fans in hockey... for good reason too-- they rock! and now the rest of the country knows it too. the big honor the bolts received after the break. ((vanessa here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers...((vanessa but first, here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers... tonight's mega millions jackpot is worth 25 million dollars. and tomorrow's powerball jackpot is up to 151 million. good luck... and good day is
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i moved on her like a [bleep]. you can do anything. grab them by the [bleep] we have to make sure that donald wins this election. no we don't. marco rubio stands by trump and failed to show up for florida. here's what i believe in. bringing people together and reaching across the aisle to get things done. and building an economy that works for all of us. i'm patrick murphy and i approved this message
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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 and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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the best in the country... our tampa bay lightning have been named the number one franchise in all of to e-s-p-n the magazine. a lot of fans here ... look at it this way.. if you've been sleeping on the lightning...you need to wake up. fox 13's josh cascio has more on this big honor. ahead of storied
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the new york yankees. the los angles lakers..and america's team the cowboys..is our own tampa bay lightning...so says espn the magazine...in their 14th annual ultimate standings article...which ranks teams in all 4 major sports...the bolts took the top spot. ...off to a 3-0 start...it's another reason for head coach jon cooper to be proud. for our organiazation to be number one thats a heck of an accomplishment and gosh it all starst at the top. at the top .. owner jeff vinik...who bought the team in 2010. since then he's poured millions of dollars into the francise ...and amalie arena, renovating it nearly top to bottom... they've done a lot of make it a great fan experience and they're putting a great product on the ice. we ador ethis owner and what he does its not just on the ice its in the community like the 50,000 dollar community hero progam. oh, and there's that little project vinik's working on to completely transorm parts of downtown tampathat committment to the community..along with fan support..and a dedication to winning...all securing tampa's number 1 ranking. i think we finaly getting the recognition we deserve if recent playoff history is any indication---more praise could be coming this
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the bolts were ranked 3rd last year. as for other tampa bay teams... the bucs were listed at 73... and the rays are 90th out of 122 franchises. ((vanessa/ more proof of just how critical i-4 is to the presidential race.((laura/ both donald trump and bill clinton will campaign in our area in the coming days... where you can hear both speak... ((laura plus... looking for a new car? scammers are cashing in on cars with flood-damage.. the signs
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it's 5:--, i'm vanessa ruffes. and i'm laura moody... jen and walter have the day off. we start this morning with a heartbreaking story out of sarasota. a woman hit by a car has died.... and the driver has not been caught fox-13's shayla reaves is live in sarasota this morning... where the florida highway patrol is
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abuse.. police say mesidor used a lanyard to hang his 3-month-old puppy by the neck... then repeatedly punched her in the head! the puppy has fractures around her eye and is now in a vet's care. there were two other dogs in the home-- they have been turned over to the county. ((laura donald trump is heading back to tampa... the republican presidential candidate will hold a rally monday night at the midflorida credit union icap test caption ...returning to upstream... and just up the road in orlando... former president supportesr for a rally there benefiting wife and democratic presidential candidate, hillary clinton. scam artists love a big flood. after hurricane matthew ravaged four states with heavy flooding... and now there are warnings scammers will try to sell flood-damaged cars to unsuspecting buyers. florida ranks high on the list of places these cars are sold... we're number 3 in the country. experts say all it take is for the water to get so high... before
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warns a coverup can range anywhere from just throwing new mats down and using febreze.... to doctoring a title to hide flood damage. all used cars should be checked through their vin number. dennis bosi of bob lee's repair shop in clearwater inspects used cars for perspective buyers.. and he always checks for signs of water damage. luckily enough bosi says water damage - like rust - is often visible after a simple check of the connections under the hood and in the trunk but even smelling the inside of a car can reveal past flooding. if you smell mildew, you know there's a problem. and if it's an old car that smells too good, that could also be a sign of someone trying to overcompensate.
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on orlando's pulse nightclub. an artist created a special tribute to the lives lost... by painting a mural right on the side of the club's walls. it was unveiled last night. family, friends and members of the community were invited to contribute to the mural. thursday was also "spirit day" - an international day of awareness about bullying in the l-g-b-t-q community. last night's event raised money to benefit the pulse foundation and the gay & lesbian alliance against defamation you can get a ?free flu shot today.. the hillsborough department of health is teaming up with usf's college of public health.. to offer free vaccines today.. it's from eight this morning until four.. at u-s-f banyon circle in tampa.. this flu shot drive is only for people over 18.. but doctors recommend everyone over the age of six months get vaccinated. (laura/ it's been a very long week.. but, we've had
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a look back at some of our favorite moments from the past few days.. tuesdayaircheck am2016-10-18?0?9.mpg9:25:34 girl howlstuesdayaircheck am2016-10-18?0?8.mpg 8:08:49 - 8:08:55"i found a creature...furry fun creature." tuesdayaircheck am2016-10- 18?0?9.mpg8:32:10 - 8:32:15"1, 2, 3...can't do that."thursday aircheck am2016-10-20?0?7.mpg 7:34:03 -7:34:11"brady about to go to sleep...totally chill."tuesdayaircheck am2016-10-18?0?6.mpg7:18:15 - 7:18:31"jen wrote this script...russ' eyes get big, dave laughs."mondayaircheck am2016-10-17?0?4.mpg 8:26:19 walter tap dancesfriday oct. 14th ar 4:45am"it's not you... it's me" dave making fun of jen quick string of alcides scares aircheck am2016-10-20?0?8.mpg 8:23:35 - 37"whoa, ok, alright."aircheck am2016-10- 20?0?9.mpg8:54:19 - 8:54:22 "whoa...oh my god."8:54:04 -8:54:09"i know someone...boom! alright." aircheck am2016-10-20?0?10.mpg
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((laura)) the bolts get buried under an ?avalanche.. but the team did have something to celebrate ?before the game.. sports highlights - coming up.. ((vanessa and: to some.. it may just be a few chairs.. and a lamp.. but.. to others - it's a brand new start.. next - jen epstein tells us about a hometown hero.. who's making lives brighter with his big heart...
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she saw the boots and fell for fall all over again. was she expecting to find the perfect designer boots at such an amazing price? no. but that's the beauty of a store full of surprises. you never know what you're gonna find,
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welcome back the time is 5:xx. they say home is where the heart is... the one place where we all should feel
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resources to make that happen... home can be sad and lonely place. this week's hometown hero is using turning empty spaces into sanctuaries. so the house we saw the furniture in is for sale - and
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so the house we saw the furniture in is for sale - and should be closing in about 30 days. jay says once the sale goes through he'll move all the stuff into patti's place. if you're in need of jay's help or have furniture you'd like to donate, go to his facebook page-- designs by jay rosenberg. it's now 5:??. time to check the forecast with dave. it is 5:??: time now to find out what's happening on the roads - with our
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it's a day off in the national league championship series before the chicago cubs try to earn their first world series trip since 19-45! the cubs beat the dodgers last night.. eight to four to win game five of the series.. game six is tomorrow in chicago.. now here's scott smith.. with a disappointing
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when it comes to halloween... you can pretty much be who or whatever you want to be-- if only for a day. about half of all adults dress up for halloween. and because of that... halloween spending has skyrocketed. from 5-billion-dollars a year... to nearly 9-billion. a consumer psychologi we're all kids at heart... especially during an election year. but others are choosing ?not to leave the politics at home this halloween.
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men.. women.. and ?dogs! that's right.. stores are reporting that trump and clinton costumes for ?dogs are one of their best sellers. ((laura/ these next two weekends will be two of the most fun weekends of the year.. there are so many fall festivals.. and spooky parties going on!((vanessa/ we'll tell you about a few of them - coming up next.. ? halloween excitement is back at dunkin' with 2 dozen donuts for $12.99.
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america runs on dunkin'. 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. arn more at lwrtourofhomes.com 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.
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if you're a fan of ? 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'. ships.. the schooner "america" is pete. it's part of the first "world's fair" in england 1851.. demonstrating the skill of american shipbuilders to others around the globe. the ship would go on to win a race that became known as the "america's cup." this replica.. is visiting the harborage marina in saint petersburg.. and you can see it for free. it's docked here until sunday. all the info is in the seen on tv section of fox13 news.com. also in saint pete today.... kids can ditch
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florida fish and wildlife is holding marine quest school daze at u-s-f's st. pete campus. students are able to tour labs and interact with hands-on displays and activities. the fun starts at 8:45 this morning. tonight in plant city... a haunted attraction for all you "walking dead" fans. it's a hayride... through a horde of zombies. but the best part? you actually get to defend yourself. "zombie hunt" actually gives shoot the zombies as you drive by. the cost is 20 dollars a person. it's taking place at "rising star ranch" starting at eight p-m. it runs next weekend too. there's much more to come on good day. let's turn it over to russell and laura- to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. the mayor of tampa is going to publix today.. this is newsworthy - i promise.. we'll explain why - at six..
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stress.. and it's not because he's a clown. why falling food prices are causing mcdonald's so much anxiety. (russell/take vo) and.. see a penny, pick it up.. and you could win - a lot of bucks! the pennies being scattered in the street - that are worth one thousand dollars! it's all ahead at six. i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone.
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after a bitter debate, whho >>russell: after a bitter debate, hillary clinton and donald trump trade insults at a charity dinner. who makes a best case for comedian in chief? >>laura: before and after. downtown tampa's transformation continues this morning.

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