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and a publix unlike any you've seen before. >>russell: stopping to pick up a stray penny may not be worth the effort. if you find the right one, you could be $1,000 richer. >>dave: temperatures dipped just below 70 at tampa international. tomorrow morning at this time, they'll dip in the 50s. yes, finally. we've been talking about it forever. this cold front will through the later hours and then we'll get rid of the humidity. 74 in st. petersburg. now upper 50s bradenton and venice. you go back to the mid 80s today but then sunny and less humid tomorrow with a low of 59 in the morning and a high of around 76 degrees and we'll check in on sunday's forecast for you in a few minutes. >>vanessa: thanks, dave. looks like the biggest crash is going to be one carrying over
clinton avenue at old lakeland avenue, sounds like we have a full shutdown northbound and southbound in the area. lots of debris in the roadway and tow trucks are now arriving on scene. it will be just a little bit longer until this is cleared out. in the meantime, u.s. 98 is probably going to be your best north and southbound work around. >>laura: venice police are wanted in connection with a man with a string of violent he beat a woman and left her in the parking lot of a shell gas station. armed with a knife, he then attempted to carjack several people in the area. crime scene technicians recovered fingerprints from the area. they also recovered convenience video where she works. they found forte at his home where he confessed. he's in custody at the venice police department. >>russell: the woman had surgery
we're told she is recovering. >>laura: no witnesses, no vehicle description and a lot of questions. search continues for a hit-and-run driver in sarasota. >>russell: this morning we're learning the woman who was hit crossing the road tuesday night has died. troopers want to get that person responsible off the road. shayla reaves is live with an update for us this morning. good morning. >>reporter: good morning to you. investigators tell us this is a case they cannot solve alone and public to get answers for the family. i want to take you right to this picture. this is a picture recently posted to a go fund me page. the person you're seeing on your screen is 61-year-old lynn taylor. now, she is seen in the picture smiling, her blonde hair pulled back from her face and glasses resting on her head. the image depicts a happier time before life changed for taylor and her family tuesday. right now we're near the
sarasota. troopers tell us a driver struck taylor around 7:40 in the evening tuesday. authorities found her in the middle of the roadway leading to her sister's home. she had been walking in the area at that time. medics transported taylor to the hospital for treatment of her injuries and she died from those injuries a day later. those who knew her described her as someone who was, quote, really good. a person who tried say they're struggling to understand why someone would simply leave the scene and leave her in the roadway. according to the go fund me page with the picture we just showed you, this is a situation that has devastated taylor's family. we're told she has a daughter, an adult son and one grandchild and of course, investigators are asking anyone out there if you saw something and you did not
information you have not shared, investigators say, again, they do not have any evidence. no witnesses have come forward in the case and they're asking anyone to please share what you know about this case. of course, we're going to continue to follow throughout the morning and keep you posted as any new information becomes available. shayla reaves, fox 13 news. >>russell: thank you. 6:05 right now. police have found fatally injured in a tampa neighborhood. 30-year-old smith was discovered lying in the middle of west flora street, severe head injuries. she was taken to the hospital. she died from the injuries. police are calling it a murder. neighbors say police asked them if they saw someone in a car drop her off. no arrests have been made. >>laura: alabama man who took a 4-year-old girl from her home in polk county and drove her to
west wild hogs was arrested at a memphis hospital after two workers recognized him and rebecca lewis from an amber alert. lewis was returned to her family and she seems to be physically unharmed. >>russell: team of forensics experts at usf are working with artisans to help solve 20 missing and unidentified persons cases. >>laura: the artists have spent the last week with clay sculpt sculptures of the victims. it's already led to one person being identified. in july, the remains found in polk county were identified as jessica russo. this year, 12 of the cases are from florida, including a tampa police investigation from 1985. final reconstructions will be unveiled at an event at 10:00 this morning. >>russell: big happenings today. mayor buckhorn will break ground on a 21 story apartment tower in channelside and it's going to
the event had to be rescheduled because of hurricane matthew. the channel club is going up between east twiggs and madison streets. 23 apartment units. publix will be at the corner at meridian avenue. it's going to have rooftop parking. ground breaking ceremony this morning at 10:00. >>laura: the numbers are in and the final faceoff between hillary clinton and donald trump was the third most watched presidential debate ever. more than 71 million viewers tuned first debate in september set a record with 84 million viewers. 1980 debate between jimmy carter and ronald reagan second with more than 80 million viewers. >>russell: with just 18 days until the election, both campaigns are doing some damage control over things that the nominees said during the debate. >>laura: hillary clinton made this comment about national security. >> the bottom line on nuclear weapons is that when the
must be followed. there's about four minutes between the order being given and the people responsible for launching nuclear weapons to do so. >>laura: critics accused her of sharing sensitive information about nuclear weapons capabilities. former defense secretaries have made similar comments in the past. senior defense officials say the nuclear timetable clinton gave in the debate was most likely an estimation as opposed to a classified number. >>russell: during the debate, trump refused to say whether he would accept the results of the election should he lose. his campaign has since tried to clarify that. his daughter even said her father would concede if defeated. trump has the final word on this and here is what he had to say. >> i would like to promise and pledge to all of my voters and
people of united states that i will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election if i win. >>russell: at a clinton rally in miami, president obama called the remarks dangerous. the president said trump has not offered a shred of evidence to prove rigging or voter nominees met for one more showdown last night. >>russell: this bitter campaign took on a lighter tone as they took part in what is a campaign tradition in this country, taking turns roasting each other at the al smith dinner in new york. >> people look at the statue of liberty and they see a proud symbol of our history as a nation of immigrants, a beacon of hope for people around the world.
liberty and seeing a four. maybe a five if she loses the torch and tablet and changes her hair. >> hillary accidentally bumped into me and she very simply said, pardon me. and i very politely replied, let me talk to you about that after i get into office. >>russell: well, while some jokes landed, others didn't. this is all for a good cause. white tie event raises money for catholic charities, supporting children in need. >>laura: early voting starts next week and donald trump will
he's holding a rally at the mid florida credit union. bill clinton will be in orlando on monday and while most counties begin their early voting on monday, polling places in pasco and highlands county will not be open until the 29th. early voting ends on november 5 or 6th depending on where you live and election day is november 8. >>russell: we're going to show you a campaign ad a little out of the ordinary. >>laura: it's not the candidate running but his exhausted wife that wants him out lightning may have lost their first game of the season, but they're all smiles at amalie arena. we'll explain why. >>dave: all smiles in the weather department. we have great weather coming our way. we have one more day, moderate humidity, warmth, still not going to be a big deal. 69 degrees to start in tampa. 74 in st. petersburg. highs today should get back up into the mid 80s and then
in. how cool is it going to get? we'll talk about that in a few minutes. it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger my son max can't live in trump world.
so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered.
a powerful po >>russell: powerful 6.2 quake hit japan overnight, no danger of a tsunami. the exact location is in japan's western area, about 430 miles west of tokyo. so far no reports of damage but power out to thousands of homes right now. i'm not sure what i was talking about but there it is. >>dave: you know, typ have a threat of a tsunami. when the earthquake is over land, you're not going to have the tsunami, either. they live right there. right there on that fault in that country. mid 60s in brandon, lakeland. winter haven at 68 degrees. st. petersburg very warm. 74. tomorrow morning at this time is
whetherwise. you're just going to take all of these temperatures and replace them with 50s and even though brooksville is at 59 degrees, everybody else will be there as well. tallahassee at 65. the front is not into pensacola yet. they're still at around 71 degrees at this hour but we're beginning, see this yellow color? this is behind the front. this is the drier air coming in so not only do we show you the numbers, but we also color code it where the drier air is, which way it's moving and the forecast dew points which really mid 60s for the most part today will change rapidly overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning. i lean, look at this difference. by tomorrow morning, real dry air sets up shop with dew points in the 40s. i don't want to say you're going to get the chill to the air but for some, you know, it is going
feel so much nicer, like a breath of fresh air. by the way, this draining and this drier air, something that's going to continue all weekend long. it's not like, okay. saturday is dry. it's humid back again on sunday. no. in fact, i think it stays comfy. at least through the middle of next week. so here is your front. i mean, there's not much to it. we talked about the fact that this is not a front that's going to bring a lot of rain. i don't think it's going to bring any i know it doesn't look like this big, huge, massive cold front. when you think in your mind, you're thinking, big thunderstorms, then it will cool off. no. it will be a wind shift and a cooloff and that's about it. it will all happen as we get into the evening hours tonight and then everything just kind of drains down the state overnight. honestly, it's the first significant front that we have. the other good thing is we've been talking about all week this weak, non tropical thingy
from the u.s. for that matter as this front comes through the area. tomorrow morning you're going to wake up to this. yes, it's still going to be in the 60s along the immediate coastline. the water temperatures are still at 80 and that's going to be your issue but still, it's going to be beautiful outside. you have to have 58 in lakeland, 59 in tampa. 53 in brooksville. then you're going to fast forward and go into sunday morning. oh, boy. brooksville? and sort of a 57 in tampa? mid 50s inland? so yeah. sunday will be even cooler and while you're temperatures will modify next week, they're going back to normal for highs, back to the lower 80s, low temperatures back to the lower 60s so really, this front coming through is just ushering in a lovely stretch of weather and not just teasing us like the last ones. partly cloudy, breezy, warm
degrees. going to start to get pretty breezy tonight as the front comes through and a lot of us waking up tomorrow. and it depends on where you live. if you live along the coast, you're probably going to be in the 60s. living inland, you may squeeze back to the lower 50s and then for saturday, gorgeous sunshine and high temperature around 76 in the afternoon. i'm going to tell you this for boaters. we do have a moderate chop today. tomorrow is going to be quite choppy so that's why i want you early in the morning. seas will be pretty high. but then things will start to calm down and for the second half of the weekend, boating looks a little better. seven-day outlook, no significant rain in sight. 20%. that's the best rain chance, that's the only rain chance i have for you next thursday and we'll get back to the mid 60s for lows by next week and lower 80s for highs. what do you think? doesn't that just scream loveliness? >>vanessa: it does. i love the lows, i love the
mostly non existent rain chances. yeah. >>dave: enjoy it. >>vanessa: it's a good one. thank you for that, dave. switching over right now, 6:20. as we get to the roadways right now, some debris reported in the roadway. it's southbound 75. travel lanes that pass over buckeye road so that overpass is in manatee county. make sure using caution in the area. shouldn't be seeing any delays. and speaking of which, not many delays to be seen here as we take tha howard frankland bridge into tampa. ideal conditions there, six minutes that drive. eight minutes apiece, westbound i-4. taking 75 into the interchange and then northbound on 75 coming from the selmon, heading to fowler avenue. >>russell: you know the saying. find a penny, pick it up. all day long you'll have -- >>laura: good luck. >>russell: coming up at 6:30, why inspecting every penny you find could earn you a lot of money. >>laura: and keep on dancing.
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it's time to see what's clicking on the web. vanessa is here with a lk roim time to see what's clicking on the web. >>vanessa: vanessa does it all. >>vanessa: i think i'll pulling quadruple duty today. >>russell: i think so. but you're doing a fine job so continue. >>vanessa: and i'm glad to do it. this is fun. first one has a political twist to it. we've seen a lot of mud slinging. it's rare to see a positive campaign ad, let alone one that's funny we had to
go all the way to texas for it but take a look. >> we have room to put 2700 people in our jail. it costs us about $103 a day. >> gerald doesn't have any hobbies. >> tax rate was 1.469. >> is he always like that? >> yeah.
office. >> you can put 60 people on each car. even if you add two cars, you're talking about maybe 300 people that are affected. there are a million people in this community. >>vanessa: in case you didn't hear me last time, this is travis county commissioner and his wife. she seems like she wants to get him out of the house, right? this ad started to go viral thanks to star track actor if you follow them on facebook, he likes to share funny individual dwroes and pictures with his millions of fans and he found another good one. >>russell:
it's brilliant. >>laura: it is. >>russell: and fun. >>vanessa: if he has a lot of time on his hands, he can serve the people well. he's got the time to do it. >>russell: get him out of the house, please. >>vanessa: we'll get to this one. north texas, we're keeping it here in texas, russell.
her spirits down. this video shows the patient and her friend dancing. by the way, this is a viral dance that's going on. i think it's called juju on the bead. i don't know how the dance goes but this video has gotten 1.5 million views. she was diagnosed with suterine sar sarcoma. a recent scan showed her tumor has shrunk and she's in good spirits. >>laura: laughing. >>jennifer: and finally this. it is october, the white house turning pink. it's for breast cancer awareness month and the color change has been an annual tradition. started under the bush administration in 2008 according to breast cancer.org, one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and men are affected by it, too.
will be diagnosed in the u.s. alone. reminder. >>russell: sure is. thank you. >>vanessa: you're welcome. >>laura: buyer beware. why recent storms should have car buyers very concerned. >>russell: coming up, what you need to know before heading to a used car lot. and they may be the best sports franchise in america. but last night wasn't their bet. the bolts are shut out on home ice but there's still plenty of reason to celebrate. oween 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. america runs on dunkin'. share the fun with 2 dozen donuts for $12.99. 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. t.j.maxx has that variety. i can get a lot for my money. it's like "yay t.j.maxx!" if you're feeling it, just go for it, don't wait.
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i thought it was because of the weather. >>russell: great weather this weekend. you'd better deliver. >>dave: otherwise, i'm leaving town. almost 6:31. great start to the day. down below 70 degrees for the second morning in a row. lovely, lovely start. 69 degrees the current temperature there. i'm thinking you get into the afternoon and evening, we'll go back to the mid 80s today, briefly, before this cold front comes through. where is the front now? you see that very thin line of clouds panhandle? that's your cold front. so no, we're not going to get rain but cooler, drier air which literally is going to settle in later today and tonight. high temperature, 83, 84 today but then we're back to the 70s for highs, all those details with the weekend outlook in a few minutes. >>vanessa: thanks. and one new crash to mention. this does have some lane blockage reported. it's out of the lakeland area so make sure you're taking care. it's not a full blockage but
here at the intersection of memorial boulevard and red devil way. the lane blockage we're learning is going to be in the westbound direction, just a single lane blocked so remember that move over law as you pass on by. >>russell: florida state troopers need help tracking down the driver who hit a 61-year-old woman and left her laying in the middle of the road. tuesday night, lynn taylor was crossing gulf gate drive in sarasota when she was hit. she died the next day. troopers don't have a description of the vehicle involved in the hit and to call fhp. >>laura: three women are linked to a string. at least 18 people had their credit card information stolen during the year long scheme. they say isabel dallas worked for a magazine company. when people subscribed over the phone, she would take the credit card information and pass it along to her daughter jessica. and at some point, investigators say that a friend got involved.
were arrested. authorities are still looking for isabel davis. >>russell: a man hung his 3-month-old puppy by the neck and repeatedly punched her in the head. they say it was because the puppy chewed up a shoe. puppy has fractures around her eye. there were two other dogs in the home. they've all been turned over to the county. mezadore is charged with aggravated animal abuse. >>laura: the better business bureau is warning that some use vehicles damaged by recent flooding. florida is number three on a list of states where previously water logged cars are most often sold to unsuspecting buyers. some dealers will try to cover up damage by throwing down new mats and spraying some air freshener. things like rust should be easier to catch. always check a car's vin number to see where it's been. >>russell: push to retake iraq's
>>laura: and intense fighting breaks out in a nearby city. >> i u.s. soldier died in iraq thursday in a road side bomb attack. first american casualty in the push to take back mosul from the islamic state. but the u.s. state department believes the operation is working. >> as we squeeze take territory away, that's pushing foreign fighters out of iraq and syria, commit terrorist the world. they may stay home. >>laura: about 300 soldiers are involved in the operation along with kurdish and iraqi forces. >> the mosul operation is just a small offensive rather than a life or death battle. ultimate goal, the united states and western country $ to lengthen the war in syria to undermine the government forces. >> those displaced from the city have been following every move of the offensive. >> we are watching tv day and night.
step. every minute we watch something. >>russell: many residents hope to return to their home soon. >> we're so happy and hopefully we can go back home because we're not comfortable here. we feel stuck here and there's nothing like being home. >> explosions rock the nearby iraqi city today with armed militants attacking a police compound. this signals that the success of the operation in mosul won't mean the end of the fight against isis. >> once mosul is liberated, the job won't be done. pockets, although a major, major advance. >> mosul is the largest city held by the islamic state and last major holdout for the terror group. >>laura: turning to syria now, head of the u.n. is calling for full humanitarian access to aleppo. this as return and syrian government forces temporarily stop air strikes. russia will extend a
general says that's the bare minimum. united nations estimates some 500 people have been killed and another 2,000 wounded since the syrian government launched an offensive on the rebel held part of the city last month. >>russell: thousands of men who were convicted under now abo abolished british laws against homosexuality are going to receive posthumous pardons. many gay rights activists welcome the announcement but others say they want an apology, not a pardon. >>laura: it's going to be a very long weekend aboard the international space station. right now three crew members are docking with the orbital lab. welcome ceremony begins at 8:00 a.m. this crew will only have a short time to rest before they get to unload the next resupply ship
-- dock sunday morning. >>russell: up next for the bolts, six game road trip. former lightning coach is the new head coach for the senators. bolts fans have a reason to celebrate before the game. espn ranked the tampa bay lightning the best sports franchise. >>laura: that's right. out of 122 teams across all four major u.s. sport lightning is number one. the bolts are up two spots from third place in 2015. a lot of credit goes to the owner jeff vinik for this who bought the team in 2010. at the time lightning were ranked 70 on the espn list. he has poured millions into the frafrngize and amalie arena to say nothing of his ongoing effort to completely transform channelside. with all of that on the table, fans are not surprised the team
misperception in their mind that there should be hockey in florida. there's ice, we've had the best arena and a great fan experience and putting a great product on the ice. >>laura: also on the list but nowhere near the top, buccaneers number 73 which is an improvement from last year when they were 91. tampa bay rays actually fell to 90 this year from their spot at number 45 last year. >>russell: florida at the top of in four attacks occurring in florida and texas. current study in the journal pediatrics, more than 1,300 kids suffer snake bites every year. about half of those bites are venomous, about a fifth require a stay in the hospital. >>laura: lovely. not that. this. lovely, gorgeous, perfect.
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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. so, when i heard state attorney mark ober decided scared for my daughter. 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,
>>dave: 6:42 on this friday morning. come on, sun. you can do it. still about 7:34 give or take a minute for the sunrise this morning. another beautiful day last couple of days have been very, very nice, haven't they? humidity has been okay. it hasn't been dry but hasn't been oppressive. now we're waiting for the cold front to come through and it's about to enter the state so you look at the temperatures now, for the most part, 60s. a couple of 70s along the immediate coastline. tomorrow morning at this time, it will be completely different. look at dallas at 56 degrees. and i show you this particular temperature because a lot of us
50s tomorrow morning at this time. so you can see the front just slowly working its way toward the south and the east and oh, boy. the drier air that's going to settle in behind this front. for instance, our dew point right now is at 65 degrees. moderate, moderate humidity. tomorrow morning our dew points are going to be closer to 50. that is a huge difference in the way it feels outsi i'll bet many of you, many of you are going to wake up tomorrow and grab the long sleeve, the sweatshirt on your way to your kids' soccer game or lacrosse, whatever you're going to play tomorrow morning. yeah. it's going to be definitely a lot cooler. other thing i love about this front, it's coming through at a perfect time. there's a system sitting out here to the east of the bahamas and it's really nothing of significance but this front, and
to you. here's a cold front. it's going to push this out toward the northeast, plus it's going to merge with it so this front has taken care of any potential tropical setup here and at the same time giving us an absolutely lovely forecasting to with it for the weekend. so again, there it is sitting out there to the east. push that out of the way. here comes your front. now, the way it will set up is this evening a front will come through and then drier air and the cooler air in so let's say you're going to be out late, late tonight like vanessa. vanessa is the party animal of the "good day" crew. she's out all night long. you're going to likely be feeling that drier air. she's in bed by 9:00, folks. yeah. and tomorrow morning waking up to, you know, temperatures mainly in the 50s and then come sunday morning, it's going to be even cooler than that and again, don't worry about that low developing. that's going out to sea as well.
today. your high temperature around 84 degrees. and if and when we hit that 84, it's going to be brief because a front is going to come through, take care of that late in the day. look at the temperatures for the next seven days. i like -- but you have to understand now, we're here in late october, almost halloween and our normal high temperature is around 83 so really next week we're just going to get back to normal after cooling it down for the weekend for highs in the 70s. yeah. in bed by 9:00 but probably not asleep until like 10:30. there's always something good on tv, right? rays game, lightning game. all right. we'll get to this right now. not good to look at here. this is sky fox checking out fletcher. that's a little east of nebraska avenue. what we're seeing is a westbound shutdown. all the westbound lanes are blocked after a vehicle took out a power pole and consequently, all the power is now out in the
so teco is going to be on scene to repair that. we have the lanes blocked as i mentioned before. best work around, this is westbound flech he were. you'll probably want to take bearss or fowler avenue in the meantime. we'll take a live look at the major roadways. i-4, this is near hillsborough avenue. starting to look slow in the westbound direction. not unusual for this time of morning. we check the travel times. moderate congestion through that stretch. 14 it's also 14 minutes to get from bearss avenue to i-4 taking 275 south. pretty clear on 75 right now, though. it's 6:46. we'll get to alcides segui. he's in for charley this morning. you look good. okay. you're good. you're safe. >>reporter: bartow high school in polk county.
like that? >>reporter: that's the way i do. you know how long it took me to get here? any idea? >>vanessa: did you come from the station? >>reporter: you live in polk county, don't you? >>vanessa: near there, yes. i don't know where you were coming from. i'm going to say an hour. i don't know. >>reporter: that's pretty good. that's really good. i thought at one point we were just going to drive off the planet because we were just taking so long to get here. yes. we're happy to be here because bartow high school is a massive high school and they have done an incredible job of voting on our facebook page so yes, the gymnasium is -- okay. we're off the camera mic so i'm not sure. how about we come over here? >>vanessa: we can hear you. >>reporter: good. so yes, the gymnasium is almost empty now. you guys are students here, right? where are you guy snz what
vip program. smart kids. those are the smart kids. >>vanessa: dedicated. >>reporter: are you excited? everyone excited? five students here right now but in a little bit, i'll tell you this gym will be slam packed. do you know there are over 2200 students that attend bartow high school? a lot. a lot of kids here. all right. i have to go to polling. it is your time right now to start voting for next voting. begin your voting at our facebook page at fox 13 news.com or our fox 13 facebook page so start voting on that and we'll make the announcement on wednesday. i have to stop talking. i keep getting a wrap. i swear charley belcher does six minutes. i get two minutes. i have to stop talking. done. >>vanessa: maybe it's your mic
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>>russell: all right. got this for you. another death is linked to the largest auto recall in u.s. history. 50-year-old woman has died in a car wreck. it was last month in california. she's the 11th american victim of takata's defective air bag break down when exposed to hot, humid weather prompting an urgent warning from officials here in florida. >>laura: more americans are eating at home. >>russell: and while it's saving all of us money, it's got the fast food chains pretty nervous. get to lauren simonetti to talk about how mcdonalds is a little stressed about all of this, right? >>reporter: mcdonalds was the turn around story for basically the past year.
but that's old now. we need something else to jump start sales and cheaper grocery prices and more preprepared meals that you can buy at the food store prompting many americans to eat at home. it is hurting mcdonalds and the other restaurant chains out there. mcdonalds reports earnings any moment now. we'll see how they're doing. turn around story has changed a bit for the company. >>laura: this is something we were trying to talk about before the commercial break. this popular cartoon headed to i'm sad to see this go. >>reporter: snoopy in the peanuts gang. they were the iconic characters that metlife, the insurer used for three decades now. you were at a football game, look up and see the metlife blimp and you see the characters. well, they're cutting ties with them, firing the gang after all this time. essentially the reason here is that metlife wanted its insurance to be more friendly years ago but now they're
more into the corporate side of things and they don't need to do that. no more blimps, period, and a different logo for the company. >>russell: i hear snoopy has a pretty good 401k. he'll be all right. he's going to be all right in his retirement years, right? >>reporter: i think so, too. >>russell: metlife took good care of him going in. we'll see you later. >>laura: thank you, lauren. have a good weekend. >>russell: apple says it's been buying apple charge has found nearly 90% of them to be counterfeit. revelation comes in a federal lawsuit filed by apple against a new jersey company. apple says that mobile star imprinted apple logos on the cables and they pose a significant risk of overheating, fire and electrical shock. >>laura: nintendo announced a
use at home. nintendo switch will be released in march. the switch comes with detachable controllers and has multi and single user capabilities. exact launch date and price will be released later today. >>russell: all right. check your pockets. a penny could be worth $1,000. allied bank, you know, based in detroit has scattered 100 fake pennies in 10 there are 10 pennies in each city. and each one is worth $100,000 pennies. nearest city to us, unfortunately, is miami. but we have to think there is a chance that one of those lucky pennies has made its way here in somebody's pocket. they look like regular pennies but instead of honest abe, they say on them, lucky you along
a few have been claimed. coins can be redeemed online until the end of the year. a few years ago, doctors would say zero screen time for your kids. let's be real. that's not possible. >>laura: there are new guidelines that will make a lot of parents feel a lot less guilty. and then jennifer epstein may be on vacation but she really wanted us to celebrate this week's home town hero. how this big heart and great talent is helping brighten the homes of some bay area folks. that's all >>dave: you want to see something pretty? look at this sunrise this morning. 69 degrees, north winds at five miles an hour. i got a better sunrise for you tomorrow because it's going to be about 10 degrees cooler. not kidding. today we're back in the 80's. tomorrow's highs in the 70s. i can't wait to give you the intoir -- entire weekend forecast. hope you're having a fantastic
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