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. good morning and thanks for watching news channel 8 today. i'm gayle guyardo. >> and i'm gene ramirez. our top stories this friday morning, today is the first in a series of job fairs to find substitute teachers in polk county. there will be seven job fairs in total this month of february. 8 on your side is checking with the school district to find out how many positions are open and how this could impact our kids. >> a major data breach at a
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now current and former students are left in limbo. hackers stole 63,000 social security numbers from the university of central florida. the school is planning to send out letters to alert victims and will offer a year of free credit monitoring. we're waking up to cooler weather this morning across the bay area. temperatures down in the 40s and 50s. but with the wind, it feels a lot cooler than that. meteorologist leigh spann has a look at the cool down. >> as we've been talking about all morning, the temperatures are dropping quickly and will continue to do so for another two hours. we just dropped to 48 degrees in plant city in tampa. lakeland, you're at 46 degrees. we're down to 49 in clear water. the colder air is spreading south. you go further into the southern areas like north port, you're at 54 degrees. certainly a huge difference from yesterday. anywhere from 20 to 25 degrees colder than we were at 6:00 a.m. yesterday. the wind cuts right through. it is coming out of the north bringing the cooler air in.
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15 to 20 miles an hour but gusts getting up to 25, 30 miles an hour all behind a cold front. notice the clearing skies. despite the sunnier afternoon, a high of 61. that is 10 degrees below average. i look at the hour by hour forecast of this chilly friday. at least it will be sunny. >> that is a positive. >> it is windy too. on the sky way bridge, use caution as you move across it. >> plant city trashgs says 39 highway 39 into downtown tampa, roughly 32 minutes. traffic looks good coming all the way from lakeland from plant city and ybor, we're looking good. a collision is tying up lanes on packinghouse road but no injuries involved. a lot of activity throughout.
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i-75 looks good in sarasota and so does the tammany trail. from lakeland,one minutes on your drive time. a fast commute. state road 52 to 275. that is a look at weather and traffi thank you, leslee. julian asange is being detained by britain and sweden. they believe detention should end. he has been holed up the the embassy in london since 2012 when he claimed asylum. speedish prosecutors want to question him over accusations of rape. he denies the accusations. happening today, the first of seven job fairs in polk county trying to recruit substitute teachers to take care of our children. 8 on your side is working to pin down how many positions are sitting open right now and news channel 8's adrienne pedersen is
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location in lakeland where the job fair is taking place and adrienne. i know today starts the big recruitment push. >> that is exactly right. the district will not tell us exactly how many sub positions are open but we do know that this educational staffing company kelly services is hosting seven job fairs in february. the first one is today. now, i did get an e-mail back from the spokesperson telling me they're not sure how many subs they need because it fluctuates on a daily basis. so i really am trying to get a range for you so we can better understand this issue. i did check and substitute teachers in polk county make about $80 a day. i want to know how bad this years. that is the information i'm looking for right now. we listed the job fairs on our website, wfla.com and what
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should be prepared to interview here if you're qualified to be a substitute teacher. definitely a story we'll stay on top of for you. >> i know people think they need former teaching experience but they're looking for retirees. no longer active duty in military. bring your experience into the classroom. thanks. it is 6:05. this morning an 8 on your side alert. more than 7,500 former students of for profit colleges, schools like art institute and itt tech have climbed claims for student loan forgiveness. many claims they were lied to by recruiters. >> if what was actually promised to be the education and what was promised to be my curriculum actually panned out the way they said it would be, i would gladly pay for this. >> via skype from austin texas, sid explains he graduated from
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more than $80,000. he wants a pay back pardon from the feds accusing the school of lying about qualified instructors and industry standard learning tools. he claims he taught himself through youtube videos and explains the school didn't deliver on an in field job placement promise. >> what the art institute considers the field for game, art, and design includes game stop, office depot. >> that is where he claims they placed him making copys for eight bucks an hour. he tells 8 on your side he has recruiting catalogs to prove the promises. he joins thousands of former students nationwide claiming fraud at for profit colleges but some current students aren't so sure. >> the school can only do so much and you as a student need to, you know, pretty much need to do the rest. >> when you sign up to pay for, that you're obligated to pay it back. >> the art institute parent company has agreed with the government on more transparent recruiting and disclosure
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not an admission of wrong doing. the u.s. department of education continues investigating claims. more than 1,000 of these claims were already paid out. now, just five of those were related to schools here in florida but what is tricky here is having that proof because you sign up for these things. you go through the years of schooling. you didn't keep the catalog where the promises were made, you can't prove it, you're on the hook for the loan sgland you probably sign -- and you probably sign up thinking you'll have the money and career to pay for the $80,000 nugget. >> not with an $8 office job from office depot. an 8 on your side consumer alert. customers a bay area gas station need to monitor their bank accounts. authorities found another skimming device. this time at a marathon gas station in sarasota. a department of agriculture inspector discovered the device. investigators don't know how long it had been there. the last time the pump was checked was nearly a year ago.
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weekend there is a no drone zone for a boat racing event. organizers of the river regatta are worried it could pose a danger to speed boat drivers and concerned that they could get under way of helicopters looking for manatees. the event will come to a stop before it is removed. it is 6:08 on this friday morning heading into the weekend with nice, cool weather. >> we break back out the coat and we hit 88 degrees. but yeah, the temperature is falling. let's go hour by hour. 47 degrees. but despite sunny skies. a cool breeze will really make it tough for us to warm up. notice, we barely make it in the 50s by 10 a.m.. it is around 54 by the time you're taking your lunch break. 61 in the afternoon. a lot of kids are heading off to the fair today. they need to grab the coat for sure.
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sunsets, the temperatures fall off quickly again this evening. it might be windy for you runners getting ready for the gasparilla distance classic. i'm putting my shoe of approval on a lunch time run or early in the evening before the temperatures remain start to fall. today's headlines, chill in the air. cool and sunny and breezy. tomorrow, an area of low pressure brings you must a few more clouds, even a small rain chance but winter is back with a vengeance. 50s and 60s for highs next week. that is more than 10 degrees below average each day. >> traffic is chilling too. it is a good thing when traffic is chill. let's look at mapts here -- maps here. we have no delays in hernando down on 41 and u.s. 98 even i-75 into pasco. a good drive. let's hop down and talk about the sun coast area collision here, it is tying up lanes, other than, that i-75 looks great. when i come back we'll look at downtown tampa that is a look at
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back to gene and gayle. >> thank you very much. it is a war of words in the race for the white house. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans. >> i'm fighting for people who cannot wait for those changes and i'm not making promises that i cannot keep. >> coming up, how senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton are selling themselves to voters in new hamp. hundreds of people are in line right now for free dental care.
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. we have breaking news to tell you about at 6:13. we're expecting a surprise news conference from the vatican. you're looking at a live picture right now from vatican city. so far there is no word what this may be about. what they may be addressing this morning. all we know at this moment is that vatican spokesman lombardi will make, quote' announcements. it looks like they're setting things up at the vatican. we'll bring it to you here on-air as well as on wfla.com and on our news channel 8 app. stay tuned for more. less than a week until the
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state campaigning. >> yes, they are and our own candace mccowan is in the granite state following the cans. she looks at the messages -- following the candies she looks at the messages the candidates are hoping voters are talking about. >> there is a lot happening in new hampshire by the moment. the latest news is a new poll out showing bernie sanders over clinton showing sanders has 61% over new hampshire. clinton with 30% and now they're at each other's throats. >> i don't think it was particularly progressive to vote against the brady bill five times. i don't think it was progressive to vote to give gun makers and sellers immunity or vote against ted kennedy's immigration reform. we can go back and forth like this. the fact is most people watching tonight want to know what we've
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>> i mean, instead of arguing about definitions, let's talk about did -- >> you began it yesterday. >> one of the things we should do is not only talk the talk bullet walk the. >> but walk the walk. >> they'll hit the ground running. they have a lot of work to do. here the voters in new hampshire like the face to face time with the candidates. the republicans will be debating tomorrow night. it might be friday for us but for these candidates, it might as well be monday. they have a lot of work to do before tuesday in the primary rolls around. gene, gayle, back t. >> thank you so much, candace will be on the campaign trail through tuesday when the voting begins. tonight she'll join us at a rally in support of our senator marco rubio. the democratic debate is of course getting a lot of attention online right now. >> #dem debate is trending online right now. news channel 8's lindsey mastis joins us live with the morning alert.
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>> good morning, gene, social media is the court of public opinion and twitter traekz how each candidate is doing. let's look at the data. we have the three most tweeted topics, the foreign affairs and national security. healthcare and the economy. and more people are talking about hillary clinton. look at this. she got a 56% share of the conversation. sanders only got 44%. but senator sanders won social in a whoetd other way. he dominated the top three moments by criticizing clinton over wall street. >> the business model of wall street is fraud. it is fraud. i believe that corruption is rampant -- >> the candidates got to social media to spread their messages even further. so clinton tweets, there is only one person ready to be commander-in-chief on stage at the dem debate and senator sanders tweeted experience is
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back in 2002, 1 of us voted the right way on the iraq war. the other didn't. we want to know whether this debate is impacting your opinion of either of the candidates. you can reach out to us on social media. just use the #8 alert. gene? >> lindsey, thank. you you can follow the morning alerts on facebook and twitter. search #8alert. eight on on your side looking out for your health. people are starting to line up for free dental work in pasco county. the clinic is offering care for the first 5 hundred patients. get there early and get in line. we're live at clinic. ryan, good morning, this is a big deal for people here in florida. >> good morning to you. you can see the people lined up behind me. we talked to dr. monticello and there were people out here at 7:30 yesterday morning so die hard indeed to get this free dental screening. we have video to show you from last year's free session.
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the heart is a national non-profit with a simple mission to make people smile. those who can't affor dentist work or can't have it done, florida has a severe shortage. there are plenty just not in practicing areas or rural areas. we spoke to a man who said he is happy to be here today. >> there is nothing in this world for free. so when things do come up as free, we have to take advantage of it. >>reporter: and again, today's event is free and gets under way at 7:00 at the dentist offic 5139 little road in new port richey. the doctor will treat the first 5 hundred patients so something that many people are taking advantage of. even at this early hour, and again, gene, astonishing that some people were here at 7:30 yesterday. the doctor went on to tellemia me this is something that goes on in all 50 states so a great
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>> it shows the need for this service throughout the country. thank you. it is 6:18. let's check on weather and traffic on the 8's as we cool down. >> it is a stark difference as you walk outside. not only are the temperatures lower but it is gusty which makes it feel even colder. 47 at 8:00 a.m. and even though we're clearing the skies out now and we'll see nothing basically but sunshine the rest of the day, we don't warm up much. 54 at noon. 61 at 3:00 p.m.. 10 degrees below average and still breezy. check it out. we dropped to 41 in crystal river. tampa at 48. now 47 in fish hawk. the cold air is spreading south. bartow, you're at 48. north port. you dropped to 52 degrees. temperatures will continue to drop until 8:00 a.m.. weather watcher betty says 46 degrees right now. it is chilly and with the winds we have a small craft advisory for the waters, rough conditions
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winds out of the north helping to clear us out. during the day today. we stay below average but our winds start coming off of the atlantic tomorrow. still cool and dry in the morning but an area of low pressure develops keeping us with a 30% rain chance. we also stay cool all next week. how about traffic on the 8's? >> well, again, traffic is pretty cool in a good way. it is chilling out. there here is a look at 275 from kennedy to ashley off of the howard frankland bridge. four minutes into downtown. and the other direction from bearce. a nice drive as you move into the junction. packing house road. we have a collision tying up lanes but no injuries involved in this accident. let's move over now and take a quick look at the bay area bridges. it will take you six minutes. nine on the courtney campbell. gandy bridge. seven minutes that takes you from pinellas to manhattan. that is a look at weather and traffic on the 8's. back to gene and gayle. >> all right.
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here is an excuse to spend extra money on valentine's day. >> the ways americans are planning to spoil their loved ones on this romantic holiday. it is 6:20.
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i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work.
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can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazing right? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me happy made my day share your story. publix. where shopping is a pleasure. with havertys furniture, your home can be perfect. even when life isn't. our presidents day sale is happening now. from classic to contemporary,
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ba da ba ba ba . so americans are planning to spoil their loved ones this valentine's day. the national retail federation estimates valentine's day spending will reach $19.7 billion. that translates to a $146,000 a person. next on the list, dinner on the show, jewelry -- $146 a person. >> first on the list candy, next on the list, dinner and a show. third is jewelry. we have stories for you all week next week leading up to valentine's day.
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we also want to hear your love stories send them to us on social media. use #iheartwfla. >> my husband and i don't celebrate valentine's day. >> because you love each other every day. that is what you have to say. >> we have lots of hall mark moments. >> weather and traffic on the 8's is three minutes away. >> new in the next half hour. alimony reform. how lawmakers want to change what ex-husbands and wives pay. >> and a driverless atv. we'll show you what security cameras captured. it is 6:25. you're watching news channel 8
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. at 6:28. emoji man says hang on to your hat. it is gusty out there. coats are needed. 47 degrees.
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off to go to the fair. either way. 61 degrees this afternoon. cool and breezy, leslee. >> breezy it is. hold onto the steering wheel as you go across the sky way bridge. it is gusty. be careful. let's look at howard frankland bridge. it is only going to take you six minutes to cross it but it is getting busier as traffic is moving into the tampa side. how long will it take you on the courtney campbell causeway?
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. welcome to news channel 8 today. i'm geep gene. >> i'm gayle guyardo -- i'm gene ramirez. >> i'm gayle guyardo. a well known doctor from clear water accused of a disturbing crime. raping a patient. and now the neurosurgeon is out of jail on bond. police arrested dr. john drygas. one victim claims he took advantage of her last summer in his office. dr. drygas faces sexual battery charges. >> things are getting heated in new hampshire.
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presidential candidates is trending online this morning. the two left in the field were not afraid to take jabs. >> i am very proud to be the only candidate up here who does not have a super pack, who is not raising huge sums of money from wall street. >> if you have something to say, say it directly. >> in the latest nbc poll, senator bernie sanders is leading clinton by 20 points. this is the first time they debated without martin o'malley. >> voters are getting ready for a big race in bradenton. officials have a warning for spectate tatars no drones. organizers worry the unmanned air craft could pose a danger to speed boat drivers, if a drone is spotted, the event will be stopped until it is removed. breaking news right now, the vatican is holding a surprise news conference. what you're looking at here is a live picture from vatican city. we're told pope francis and the
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church will meet for the first time ever. this meeting will happen in cuba on february 12th. so a return to cuba for the pope and leader of the russia orthodox church. stay tuned for more updates on this big story. >> let's check in with leigh spann. it is cold outside. a lot of kids have the day off of school to go to the fair. >> half of the kids in hillsborough did get the day off to go to the fair. if you're going, bundle those kids up. you see a big cold front came through with the rain. we're clearing out and the cold air is behind it. 41 in crystal river. temperatures could still drop for another hour and a half. it is 48 in tampa. 46 plant city. notice slightly warmer, further to the south like 51 in north port because the cooler air is heading in your direction. and obviously significantly colder than this time yesterday. anywhere from 15 to 30 degrees colder and on top of everything it is windy. boy, that wind cuts through you
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15 to 20 miles an hour sustained winds gusting at close to 30. we'll keep it sunny and breezy all day. we'll also keep it 10 degrees below average with a high of 61. in weather and traffic on the 8's at 6:38. there is an eight-day temperature trend and you may be surprised how cool we are each of those eight days. >> it is it definitely getting colder. time to pull out the scarf. right now we have a decent drive despite being chilly out. there we have more vehicles on the roadway but still looking good on the howard frankland bridge. let's look at the maps. we have a little bit of a slow down here. we have a collision reported on the northbound side of i-75 before you get to state road 52 at san antonio exit. we're getting away from state road 52. there may be lookie loos or activity on the shoulder. here is a look at weather and traffic. back to gene and gayle. happening today, the first in a series of job fairs to
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8 on your side is working to find out how many positions are open and more importantly, how this is affecting our kids. news channel 8's adrienne pedersen is live this morning at kelly services in lakeland where the jb fair starts in a few hours and you're trying to find out what this means for students and potential teachers too. >> that is exactly right. we do know that there will be seven job fairs in february alone to find new substitute teachers in polk county. the first here at kelly services at 10. i'm working to find out how many substitute teachers and paraprofessional positions are open in the district. i did get an e-mail back from a spokesperson telling me they're not sure how many subs they need because it fluctuates on a daily basis. but i am trying to really pin them down, track down that information, and get some more specifics. i checked, and substitute teachers in polk county make
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so, again, there are seven chances for you to get hired in february. i put all of those dates as well as the qualifications on wfla.com. definitely a story we'll stay on top of because we really want to know, is this different from years past? is this sub shortage really critical to our kids? we'll be sure to let you know. >> it can affect what happens in the class roochlt thank you. broward county -- classroom. thank you. broward county is the newest on the list for the zika emergency. governor rick scott wants the cdc to take action before the virus spreads. there are a dozen cases reported in florida. the governor wants the cdc to provide 1,000 test kits because right now the state only has enough to test 500 people. 4,000 more kids are ordered by the health department -- 4,000 more kits are ordered by the health department. >> we'll be in more communication with health
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we're prepared to prevent the spread of the zika virus in florida. >> the public health emergency impacts five counties including right here in hillsborough. carnival cruise line is trying to keep its passengers safe by offering cruise credits for those concerned about the zika virus. the cruise line tells 8 on your side that they're not aware of reported cases of the virus on their ships but carnival is offering future cruise credits and chances for travellers to reschedule or reroute their trips. this morning, thousands of ucf students, alumni and employees will soon learn whether hackers stole their personal information. >> the university of central florida is sending out letters about a major data breach. lindsey mastis is following this story live for us from the morning alert center. what kind of information are we talking about here? >> good morning, the university of central florida admits a hacker got access to 63,000 social security numbers. the president of the university
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about it last month but they're just now sending out letters to let victims know. they should start arriving next week. the school insists the hacker did not get any credit card information, financial or medical records and no glades are affected. the school is using -- grades are affected. the school is using a national firm to investigate and are working to improve the online security to keep this from happening again. the university is offering a one free year of credit monitoring and identity protection. we have the story on our facebook page. be sure to share it with friends and family, especially anyone you know with connections to ucf. gene? >> okay. i bet some of these victims wish they would have known sooner. you can follow the morning alerts every day on facebook and twit yefrment search eight alert. -- twitter. search #8alert. a bill to end alimony has a few more obstacles to over come.
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once passed, the bill provides the framework for judges for how much and how long alimony should be awarded. >> we have seven family law judges, i can have the same facts and get seven different rulings on alimony. >> it has not been heard in the senate yet. governor rick scott vetoed a bill in 2013 that would have ended permanent alimony. the time is 6:38. leigh says grab your. >> you will turn around and go back and get it because it is windy and that much colder than what we saw the last few days. let's go hour by hour. for the next hour and a half to two hours, the temperatures will continue to fall. most of us will be in the mid-40's. but even with sunshine today there, is a brisk win wind out of the north. really keeping us cool. 54 by your lunch break. i would still need a jacket at this point. 61 at 3:00 p.m..
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kids from the fair need that jacket. lots of sunshine, cooling quickly this evening. in inverness. today. 61 for a high temperature in lakeland. 61, tampa 62 in sarasota. impressive. the eight-day temperature trend shows emoji man will need a scarf each of the eight days. 60s. highs in the 50s all through next week. so hopefully you didn't put that coat away before the 83-degree wednesday. you'll need it for the next 7 to 8 days. >> i'll step. >> it will come back. i promise. >> you promise. that is the joy of living in florida. >> look at traffic right now, folks, i can't promise that the nice ride will come back at least for a couple of hours. bearce avenue to i-4, 12 minutes on 275 coming out of the howard frankland bridge bridge. look at this. delays here. southbound from state road 52 down to a crash here reportedly on the northbound side.
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delays. keep that in mind as you're leaving the san antonio area. and a crash on dale mabry highway. we have northbound delays here approaching u.s. 41. that is a look at weather and traffic on the 8's back to gene and gayle. >> people are lining up for a big event in new port richey. the. >> the reason the folks are willing to give up shut eye. >> he was stranded mountain side for days. see the footage that captured this dangerous rescue. >> what happens when a driverless atv gets out of hand.
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. eight is on your side this morning looking out for your health. in 15 minutes. hps of bay area -- hundreds of bay area residents will start to get their teeth cleaned and fixed for free. this event has been happening
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ryan hughes is live at clinic on little road in new port richey. people have been lining up since before you arrived and you were there before 4:00 a.m. >> we were here at four and there were already people in line. i talked to a doctor, he said some people came out at 7:30 yesterday morning for the free clinics. dr. vincent monticello has helped people in need of fillings, extraction cleaning for the past decade and and a half. dentistry from the heart is a national non-profit with a simple mission to help people smile. data is to help people who can't afford expensive dental work or don't have the insurance to get it done. i spoke to a woman and her son. they are both here, ready to see a doctor, soon. listen here. >> there are so many people uninsured and it touches my heart to know that people are willing to do this for people
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today's event is free and gets way at 7:00, a few minutes ago at the dentist office at little road. the doctor says he will treat the first 5 hundred patients and we should note that today this organization has helpe,000 people nationwide in all 50 states so very remarkable work going on here and all over the country. back to you. >> it sounds like it is getting busy behind you. shows the need for the service. the popular netflix series and people in wisconsin believe making a murdererer is tied to a crime. according to authorities a person called in a bomb threat at manitowoc sheriff's office. demanding justice for steven avery. avery is the wisconsin man who's controversial conviction is the
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two new york police officers are in the hospital after getting shot. they were monitoring a housing complex when an armed man confronted them. one man was shot in the face, the other shot in the stomach. the gunman committed suicide. a veteran's x-games biker is dead. dave mirra committed suicide at 41 years old. his bodiway found in his truck in north carolina. authorities report the rider was visiting friends in the area. mirra was one of the most deck raided athlete -- decorated athletes in the x-games. a man stranded on the side of a mountain was rescued and it was caught on camera first responders propelled down from toy truck danger for kids the man hovering hundreds of feet in the air. officials report the man was homeless and jumped a fence to set-up camp when he realized he couldn't get out.
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>> driverless vehicles are all the hype. in one small iowa ton town, a driverless atv had a mind of its own. watch as the atv barrelled down in the parking lot and did back flips. the men handling the atv were able to stop the vehicle from handling the power pole. you can see the back of this building got a good beating. >> i was like, holy toledo. that went up. the other doesn't show it in such good view. >> word got around fast in this small town of 348 people. some are wondering if casper was looking to go on a joy ride. no one was hurt. >> casper is a friendly ghost. this ghost is out of control. >> he likes to ride. red is the color of the day. you'll notice a number of people wearing the color. >> it is a way to spark a conversation and raise awareness
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the american heart association declared today national wear red today. women are more likely than men to let other things get in the way of their own health. >> women put themselves last. when we look at the statistics that heart disease is the number one killer of all women, women need to put themselves first. >> the american heart association is encouraging women to schedule a doctor's appointment to discuss individual heart disease risks but i think it is so true. women do put themselves last and a lot of times when i go get a mammogram or check up, i do it out of guilt because we talk about it so much but it is easy to put yourself last. >> you get busy with the kids but you have to think of yourself too. >> and eat right. basically that is the most preventive way. exercise and pay attention to
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>> the signs are different. even indigestion rather than the left arm pain. >> heat, hot. >> you need to get out and go >> yes. maybe you have a red coat to it is 6:48. you. yesterday. clouds are clearing as we speak falling. 47 by 8:00 a.m.. gusty winds. still gusty by the time you're taking the lunch break. 54 degrees. sunny and breezy. high today of 61 degrees. that is all. we'll be cool all day. right now, 47 in bartow, 48, clear water. 46 in fish hawk and temperatures continue to drop. this colder air spreading south. i checked in with my weather watcher, rich, he says it is 50 degrees but really, the wind making such a difference, adding to the extra chill in the air. north. -- wind out of the north.
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you have stronger gusts and it feels like the wind knocks you around. that is where you're close to 30 miles an hour outside of pinellas and polk county. it is a cold wind out of the north. mostly sunny and breezy all day today. now, things change a bit tomorrow, so a heads up here. winds are off of the atlantic. still a cool, dry start to your saturday but this area of low pressure will develop off florida's east coast leaving us with a 30% chance of an isolated showers. today's highs barely getting into the 60s, will is the 30% rain chance. the low helps keep it cold, reenforcing the air so it is chilly all of next week. how about traffic on the 8's? >> it is windy on the skachl way bridge. use caution. hang onto the wheel going across the sky way bridge.
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we're seeing delays coming away from state road 52. fhp says there is a crash northbound before you get there but we're seeing southbound delays. we're down to nine miles an hour. leave the house early if you have to pass through the area leaving state road 52. dale mabry highway. the crash off to the side of the roadway getting busy on 41. 56th street at hillsborough avenue. traffic light not working properly. they do believe we have traffic control on the scene. martin luther king at orient road. we have a collision. look at the westbound 94 getting busy as you move into ybor city. u.s. 19 north of over ton. we have a collision with injuries involved and a quick look at travel times veteran's expressway. southbound urlich, back to gene and gayle. >> we're days away from super bowl 50 and the face-off between the nfl teams many people are placing their bets and picking their winners that includes
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the puppy predictors. the funny man used nine puppies and two bowls of kibble. look at these guys! when they were let loose, they overwhelmingly crowded around the broncos picking denver as the super bowl champs. of course, we have to watch sunday to find out if the puppy predictions were correct. kickoff is at 6:30. >> i think they know what they're talking about. >> go to my facebook page because manatees in sarasota are really success in picking the winners. >> i'm thinking of all of the teams who tattooed the other team's logo on their hands. >> always have your team pride. >> what you need to know before you walk out the door. >> including a university data breach who is at and what hackers may have access to. >> the search to find educators for our children. it is 6:52. you're watching news channel 8
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. today the first in a series of job fairs to find substitute teachers in polk county. >> there will be a total of seven substitute teacher job fairs. we're checking with the school district to see how many positions are open an the impact on school children. >> a major data breach at a nearby university. current and former students are left in limbo. hackers stole 63,000 social security numbers from the university of central florida. the school is planning to send out letters to alert victims and will offer a year of free credit monitoring. >> democratic presidential candidates senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton will hit the campaign trail today a day after a fiery debate between th.
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if you've got something to say, say it directly. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans. >> candace mccowan is on the campaign trail this next week when the voting begins. tonight, she will join us live at ate rally in support of our senator marco rubio. tune in for updates beginning in the evening news cast. >> it is getting colder as we speak. the temperature in tampa just dropped to four degrees and let me tell you, after an -- to 46 degrees and let me tell you. after this week it is quite the difference. temperatures in the upper 40s and we're clearing out from north to south, the clouds from yesterday's cold front. bya.m.. yes, gusty out there. you need to hold onto the steering wheel with both hands and even with full sunshine it is a cool day, a high of 61. chilly tonight. more clouds tomorrow, a 40% rain chance but still cool. it will be cool and breezy for super bowl sunday. it will be even colder next week.
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>> checking out traffic right now. look at this. we're starting to hit the brakes coming off of the howard frankland bridge. kennedy to ashley and bearce avenue to i-4. a 14-minute commute. starting to get slow there. let's look through ybor city. still looks good. it is getting slow but not too bad. urlich to 275 southbound on the vets. 13 minutes on your drive time. so, getting busy, guys but not too shabby out there. >> we'll have cooler weather this weekend. that is something to look forward to and the super bowl. >> thanks for joining us and happy friday. >> don't forget to go red for women. we'll be throughout the day during the today show. >> visit us online at wfla.com. don't forget. you have to download the news channel 8 app. have a great weekend! captions by: caption colorado, llc
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