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two police officers. more on the day before the shootings. and the curse is over for the cubbies. the party is still going on in chicago. >> thank you for joining us tonight. we're going to begin with breaking news because investigators say they have the hit and run driver who killed a woman and put a polk county deputy in the hospital. that victim hit a tree on state road 60 lake -- east of lake wells and ran over pennell for help. a driver hit them. jessica died at the hospital. we will carry that live for you as it happens here on news channel 8 more breaking news. a west virginia mother is in the nobles county jail accused of killing her daughter. the pinellis county sheriff's office arrested lena lunsford. her daughter disappeared in 2011. we are working to gather more
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will have an update in our late news after the bucs game. now to the campaign trail. the fight for florida continues for donald trump, rallying in jacksonville. so did per rock -- barack obama making a stop for hillary clinton. it's all hands on deck in the race. both donald trump and hillary clinton are counting on surrogates to seal the deal. mark meredith is in washington and he joins us now . that we actually have dueling rallies in jacksonville. >> reporter: you have to wonder why the candidates just didn't set up shop in california -- florida all along. i am a floridian, you might as well vote for me. as you were talking about, it is coming down to florida but there are nine other battleground states like north carolina, arizona and if you can believe it -- arizona if
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hillary clinton is hoping to find victory in an unlikely place. >> arizona has only voted for a democrat for president once since 1948. that was my husband in 1996. >> reporter: wednesday's speech brought in 15,000 supporters. a strong turnout and a sign that arizona could turn blue by tuesday. meanwhile in miami, president obama is donald trump. >> he is going to be our voice. are you serious? >> [ laughter ] >> this guy spent his whole life , born with a silver spoon. >> reporter: donald trump's campaign is turning to his wife, melania trump to help seal the deal. >> every time my husband learned of a factory closing in
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very upset. >> reporter: nationally, a new new york times poll shows clinton ahead but not by much. among likely voters, clinton leads trump by three points. 45 to 42%. it's a razor thin margin and a sign that there is no room for error in these final days. tonight, we are also learning where we can expect to see the hillary clinton already had plans to be in new york city. we also know donald trump will be just a few blocks away, surprisingly not doing an event at trump tower near central park. instead, the hilton in midtown manhattan to have his party. >> it goes without saying both candidates are polarizing figures but are you getting any sense from voters about what the busy -- the biggest causes that are sending them to the polls?
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some real conviction here? >> reporter: well, we wanted to look a little bit the for in terms of what would be the top two issues driving people. education, or terrorism. cbs news did a survey and they said it was the economy, jobs being the biggest driving factor and then behind that, security here at home and abroad. fascinating is if you look further down, it's immigration. that's only pooling that has been donald trump's signature issue. i know a lot of floridians are watchmen closely but overall, that is not going to be the key issue driving voters to the polls. right now, it looks like jobs and safety.>> thank you, mark. keith and candace mccowan will get you ready for election day with a one-hour special. we will look at the major races affecting you in the bay area including those important final
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a special edition of your vote -- your vote counts 2016 is this sunday at 9 am. we're learning more about the suspect accused of ambushing two police officer is. the day before the shooting, a judge ruled that scott greene had committed elder abuse against his mother. the judge ruled green had to move out of his mother's home. law enforcement believes greene has a history of mental health issues. two debt and four hurt in afghanistan today. the pentagon reports that came under fire while they were targeting taliban commanders. police officer accused of shooting an unarmed black man in south carolina. friends and family of walter scott testified today. michael slater may have been provoked when scott grabbed his stun gun but that it did not justify the shooting they say. michael slater is facing life in prison if convicted of
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finally won at all. >> what an incredible moment. the curse is over after making it to game seven and going into extra innings. the cubs beat the cleveland indians and it was such a game, such a night that chicago cubs fans have been waiting for for more than a century but at long last, the drought is over and the cubs are world champions. josh benson joins us from our tampa newscenter. we both stayed this and i can't even imagine what the celebration is like in chicago. >> and you can script something like this. i couldn't even get out of bed this morning, i was up so late. the party is far from over after a tense night on the diamond and an early morning cubs victory. it was an all miter, a party that spilled over -- all miter
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spilled over into the streets. >> this is a dream come true. >> reporter: a dream and for years, a nightmare in futility. >> the last time the cubs one, thomas edison was alive and they hadn't invented sliced bread yet. >> the cubs win the world series. >> reporter: diehard fans waited all my to get a glimpse with the trophy. hope tested for more than a century and the cubbies faithful. faith, finally rewarded with a world championship and a new place in baseball history. obviously, 108 years is a long time. the last time the cubs won the world series, 1908. thomas edison was 61 years old. there were only 46 stars on the united states flag. it was five years before the wright brothers even got there
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the biggest celebration is yet to come. tomorrow, fans will line the streets as the city honors a team with a big parade. >> josh benson live in the entertainment news center. thank you. >> i think a lot of people are still groggy today. it wasn't just the game, you had to watch the celebration. >> it was history in the making. and just two hours, the tampa bay buccaneers take on the falkins at raymond james >> reporter: wait a second. are you complaining about losing sleep over the cubs winning the world series? i got news for you. thursday night football is going to run pretty late so get a cup of coffee or something. i will hold off on the predictions for now but i will say it is a huge night for the buccaneers, current and past. in particular, legendary safety john lynch will be honored at halftime. his number enshrined in the
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lynch will be the ninth buccaneer to join the rain. he spent 11 years making five pro bowls during his tenure. when you bring up his name, a knowing smile creeps up on the faces of anyone who ever watched him play including defensive lineman. >> when you came into his area, you knew you were going to get hit and it would be a physical, clean hit. that's the one thing about watchingn to come across that guy. when i had the opportunity to meet him, i was like he is not a small safety. he is a big dude. one of the main pieces of this organization for a long time. he really helped turn it -- turn it around. >> reporter: you can see the red tarp concealing the name john lynch and the number 47 forever enshrined in the buccaneers ring of honor. we will talk to him at halftime after the ceremony.
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i am paul ryan for news channel 8 i like him so much. those were the glory days. >> on and off the field, a classic.>> steve jerve and i will be on for about an hour with a cameo or two from paul and dan lucas. watch the game starting at 8:00. >> if you're not a football fan, touch your favorite shows on our sister show. chicago med starts at 9:00, blacklist at 10:00, superstore at 11:00 and the good place at 11:30 pm. a deadly crash takes the lives of two people. >> the tech go malfunction police believe caused a car to explode. shannon behnken deals with one of the most aggravating problems for consumers. we will show you which recall is causing so many headaches. dan lucas was reporting very warm temperatures on the
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the game as well as a look ahead at the weekend and a cold front passing into the area coming up. tonight at 8:00, the bucs take on the atlanta falcons on your official bucs station, news channel 8. and don't miss your nbc favorites over on great 38. chicago med at 9:00, the blacklist at 10:00 and superstore at 11:00 followed by the good place at 11:30 pm. >> these guys really know rivals the atlanta falcons from raymond james stadium tonight at 8:00 on news channel 8,
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carson and i have seen some terrible ads attacking our mom dana young. for things she never did. it hurts because mom is cool. she is caring, she works hard. whenever something is not right mom is on it. trust us we know from experience. mom put her career on hold for us. to raise our family. she is a role model for everyone in our community. i'm proud of you mom, we both are. this is mike's office. if he doesn't show up, he doesn't get paid. too often marco rubio didn't show up and failed us when he did. i am patrick murphy. to get things done, you've got to show up. you've got to work together. whether it's protecting social security and women's health care or growing the economy, we've got to start solving problems instead of pointing fingers.
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a new ruling has britton's neck supporters worried that politicians will try to prevent the nation from leaving the european union. the ruling states that the government can't the process for brexit without the involvement of parliament. the government plans to appeal the decision to the supreme court. i minister theresa may will launch negotiations with the eu by march 1. people are lending a hand after an african-american church went up in flames in mississippi. $150,000 has been raised for the baptist church.
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of all faiths. after the church was torched, someone spray-painted vote trump on the side. a horrifying crash kills two people after their car battery explodes. police in indianapolis report the crash impact was so powerful, the wheels were knocked off the axle. officials say the tesla vehicle lost control, hit a tree and then blew up. the skies are fairweather clouds. 80 degrees at the lakeland automall in polk county. devries continues, same story in new port richey. 78 degrees with a nice view of the sky in the background. mostly clear skies at the moment. dry air high above so we are getting decent blue skies. 81 degrees in tampa. the truck on the platform along the veterans. traffic not moving to badly. at lakewood ranch, 81 degrees, partly cloudy skies and the
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meant that breezy at that location. the bucs game tonight, 76 degrees at game time. we are starting a little late at 8:30 pm right here on news channel 8 with mostly dry conditions. very comfortable. it is warm out there right now but it should comfortable -- settle into comfortable conditions. a warm stretch for september and october. the average temperature is 89 degrees and 84.3 degrees. for 2016, we have normal. 2.3 inches above normal for october. not quite that in november but still above normal. this morning, a few clouds and clear skies mixed in. as for the forecast, 74 degrees at 9 pm with a mix of similar looking skies. 67 degrees at 8 am. sunshine and a few clouds tomorrow morning as well. in the afternoon, 82 degrees
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there is a cold front passing through late in the day. a few clouds and a chance of a shower but by saturday morning, the front will be father to the south. 79 degrees in large girl -- largo. 79 degrees and why mama, 77 degrees in crystal river, 82 degrees st. pete, lakeland and fost -- frostproof 81 degrees. there is drier air on the water vapor imagery. that is part of the reason we are seeing stable energy and high pressure dominating to that easterly flow is helping along the low-level moisture with higher-level humidity. we don't the much in the way of precipitation, really quiet once again. as we look at the forecast for the short-term, there is at clear easterly flow moving into the area as we move throughout the evening. pretty quiet overall. maybe a few clouds here. high pressure will continue to be in control for the short- term but the cold front is moving through friday.
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shower and thunderstorm activity, anything like that. we have not developed a lot of deep, atmospheric moisture. high pressure is dominating across the region. not much in terms of shower activity. a few clouds on saturday morning. some sprinkles possible early in the day. then the wind switches north and northeast. breezy at times. that may drive a few clouds across the state but the air will be cooler and drier, not as much as we originally thought that no kind of humidity adjustment -- but kind of humidity adjustment will be noticed. 67 degrees, pretty close to average. we readjust for saturday and sunday. it might feel cooler early in the day. a nice weekend overall. this is a real sweet spot with temperatures in the low 80s. comfortable humidity and don't forget the clocks go back this weekend. if you've been cheated, when you need help, she is on your side. are called lincoln. -- better call behnken.
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frustrating issues ever, the takata airbag recall. it really is a big deal. >> it really is. this is the largest recall in history. 17 auto truck makers have recalled 69 million takata insulators in the us to to possible rupture and has killed 11 people. we hear from plenty of owners that are begging us to speed up this repair process. unfortunately, there isn't much that 8 on your side can do. >> report: tied because the parts aren't available and many dropped offers to pay for loaner cars. owners are angry because they feel like they are driving around in a ticking time bomb, unable to carry passengers. honda claims it had difficulty tracking down cars and owners but some, like roy in sarasota, are not buying it. he writes "all these notices sent out by honda are just to protect the company legally when they knew quite well they were not equipped to fix the
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george in tampa says his wife can take passengers in the front seat. the earliest we are being told there made the relief is in february 2017. and from jenny, our local dealership here in venice told me it could be years for this to be repaired because the new part hadn't even been designed yet. and the recall just got bigger. toyota announced it is adding another 5.8 million vehicles the recall. >> it's like a big long waiting game. >> it really is. >> 2017 and beyond. >> regulators are putting a lot of pressure on these automakers to get something done, to notify everybody but it's really frustrating. we recommend you stay up-to- date on the recalls because you never know if your vehicle could be recalled as part of this as well. >> if you have a problem that needs solving, better call
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he'll fight to protect social security and medicare. defend women's health care and planned parenthood. and take care of our veterans. charlie needs your vote, please stand with him. i know he'll always stand with you. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message. about 3.5 million dehumidifiers are being recalled all over the country because they can catch fire. the dehumidifiers are sold under brand names like ge, honeywell, and sunbeam. dozens of reports of smoke and fire incidents were received resulting in $4.8 million in property damage. fortunately, there are no injuries to report at this time. a new startup is trying to develop a security system for
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detects possible threats and sends out a drone to investigate. the drone then streams video to your smart phone but this may raise privacy concerns. the company plans to do some testing next year. >> that's kind of funny. it's like go away my it's an accident. some companies are putting their foot down when it comes to opening of thanksgiving but not all of them. calls will start it steals at 6 pm on thanksgiving day and for the first time at lunch the deals macy and jcpenney will also be open for the holidays. grab the bread and the lunchmeat because it's national sandwich day. the staple lunch item is believed to come from the 4th gurrola sandwich in the 1700s. subway is celebrating with what it calls the good deed feed. if you buy a sub a drink, you get a free sub and subway will donate a meal to feeding america. subway says they are not
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>> a good sammy. >> i'm hungry. next at 5:30 pm, polk county is in the eye of the political storm this election season. how voters could influence the key i-4 corrider vote. is a free speech or offensive? why one student wearing a hillary for prison shirt to school has caused quite a stir take on the atlanta falcons on your official bucs station, news channel 8. and don't miss your nbc favorites over on great 38. chicago med at 9:00, the blacklist at 10:00 and superstore at 11:00 followed by the good place at 11:30 pm. he's gus! he's gus! he's gus! he's gus! gus bilirakis.
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tonight at 8:00, the bucs take on the atlanta falcons on your official bucs station, news channel 8. and don't miss your nbc favorites over on great 38. chicago med at 9:00, the blacklist at 10:00 and superstore at 11:00 followed by
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right now on news channel 8 at 5:30 pm. >> it's coming down to the wire on the campaign trail. the presidential candidates are crisscrossing florida, rallying support and a 8 on your side look at crucial votes in one bay area county.
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>> we now know fixing st. pete's sewer mess will cost millions. we are now live from city hall. what is included in the plan? >> reporter: he says the plan will take time and it is estimated to cost more than $300 million but in the meantime he is telling residents to expect to see more spills. mayor rick kriseman is expecting to hit a homerun with his wastewater improvement plan. >> we all know the history with compromised wastewater systems leading to big discharges in spells. if the cubs can win the world series, fixing our infrastructure is totally doable. >> reporter: immediate improvements include lining pipes and fixing manhole covers. the mayor also discussed expanding capacity at the northwest and southwest water retention facilities and

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