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bob buesing... on the record. he sues tax payers to cover the outrageous cost of a lavish courthouse. buesing files forclosures on homes critical to seniors. his law firm is accused of running up costs on a school district at the expense of our kids. trailing in the polls, buesing attacks dana young. for things she never did. so we ask... mr. buesing, will you do anything to win?
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good evening everyone. i'm rod carter. >> and i'm melanie michael. >> we are following breaking news on the cam train trail. a conclusion to the recent fbi investigation into hillary clinton's use of a personal email server. >> the fbi di two days before election day, once again, no charges will be filed against hillary clinton. director james comey released a statement that the agency reviewed a large amount of emails found on anthony weiner's computer, the estranged husband of top hillary clinton aide huma abedin. the letter did not say how many emails the fbi reviewed or what sort of material was found in the emails. >> according to the los angeles
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clinton is protected by a rigged statement. >> five state campaign marathon today, donald trump is trying to lockdown iowa. the nominee pledged to change washington's corruption. >> at the heart of this election is the simple question, will our country be governed by the people? or will it be governed by the corrupt political class? we're going to find out very soon. >> donald trump is michigan, pennsylvania and virginia tonight. >> this election is about doing everything we can to stop the movement to destroy president barack obama's legacy. >> meanwhile, hillary clinton attended services at a pretom the innocently african-american church -- at a predominantly african-american church in philadelphia today. she asked her supporters to get out and vote on tuesday. and the campaign stops in
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than ever. today president barack obama rallied for hillary clinton in kissimmee while mike pence traveled to florida's northwest coast. he was speaking in panama city. we are hearing from the protester who was carried out by secret service in nevada now a donald trump rally. trump was rushed off stage last night. a person in front of the stage shouted gun but no weapon was found after the search. reporters caught up with the protester after he was escorted >> i'm actually a republican. so i'm a republican. and have been supporting republican candidates for quite some time. but i just don't support donald trump. i just believe that, you know, he is dangerous for the country. >> the protester told reporters he just came with a sign that said republican against trump and the secret service tonight is still investigating. donald trump will be back in the bay area before tuesday.
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tomorrow in sarasota. it starts at 11:00 a.m. and new poll numbers from nbc and the wall street journal poll. as of last week, hillary clinton has 44%. and donald trump has 40%. clinton's lead is down from the 11-point margin she had in mid- october. and the minority vote is something that both candidates realize could make or break their victory. in 2008 and 2012, the country saw an unprecedented turnout of minorities. >> the intensity is not there on the democratic side, particularly in the african- american communities. >> reporter: that is just what democrats are trying to fight, holding events aimed at black voters and encouraging them to get to the polls. democrats believe it can make all the difference for their candidates. >> hillary clinton's ground game in the state of florida is unmatched. there's nothing on the other side. >> reporter: but the focus
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also on hispanic and latino voters. the demographic is showing up strong? big numbers. democrats -- showing up strong in big numbers. >> we are seeing a surge which is easily explained, the rhetoric that donald trump has used, it's anti-hiss pan and i can anti-immigration. -- anti-hispanic and anti- immigration. >> reporter: but republicans say not so candidates like marco rubio are the reason behind the surge of hispanic and latino voters. >> and we have several hispanics on the ballot running for state house, state senate races so that plays into this higher hispanic vote in this cycle. >> reporter: and early voting continues in counties where democrats say they tend to do well. of course, the verdict will come tuesday evening. candace mccowan, news channel 8. and there was a big push across the country and right
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get more african-american voters to the polls. this is called souls to the polls where churches are encouraged to bring people straight from church service to the voting booths. this took place where the lines to vote were long and a friend just texted me and said the lines are still long there. candidate charlie crist attended a couple of those polls today in st. petersburg. >> it is critical because you've been listening to the rhetoric for numbers aredown for african- americans and black and brown people. >> and the events took place across the country today to culminate with the last day of early voting. now to a hotly contested congressional race between congressman david jolly and former governor charlie crist. jolly is running for re- election after his first full term in the house. crist, the former republican turned independent turned
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campaign. a poll taken just this past week by st. pete polls show that crist with a three-point lead. and that's a big drop from a poll last month by the public opinion research laboratory at the university of north florida. that one shows that crist is leading jolly big, 54 to 36%. the race for u.s. senate in florida is razor thin. a cnn poll from earlier this week shows republican cu challenger patrick murphy by just one point. >> and there are a couple big amendments on the ballot as well. we start with amendment one. that's where utility companies have shelled out $25 million to try to get it passed. backers are pitched it as a pro- solar and consumer-friendly and environmentalists say that is false. a spokeswoman says the influx of money from the companies means they're scared.
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pass. amendment two involves legalizing medical marijuana. it just missed the required 60% of yes votes two years ago. it would allow marijuana use for those with medical conditions as determined by a licensed florida physician. opponents believe it's the first step towards legalizing marijuana for recreational use. now do not forget, news channel 8 your headquarters for political coverage on election day. we will be with you all day and as the projections are made. we will lead the evening coverage. and you can get a lot of information on wfla.com or you can get that information from our news channel 8 app. by the way, go to wfla.com right now and get more information about where you need to vote on tuesday as well. we're following some breaking news at this hour out of pinellas park. investigators are on the scene of a homicide. we're told that one adult male was found deceased inside and
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avenue north. a person of interest is in custody right now. we will bring you updates as soon as we can get them. and we have more news coming your way. it is indeed a busy news sunday, including the hunt for some cafe robbers. >> after the break, who deputies say held up two cafes at gun point. and a special replica dedicated to the vial war -- to the vietnam war. and more breezy and warm weather ahead. we will look day and beyond in your storm
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amendment 1 is endorsed by florida's firefighters... because it does solar the right way. amendment 1 protects consumers from scams, and unsafe solar installations. safe solar for the sunshine state. vote yes on amendment 1.
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why are out-of-state billionaires attacking amendment 1? because amendment 1... stops. their. subsidies. with amendment 1, you don't pay for someone else's solar. to stop unfair subsidies, tonight we are learning more about the early morning accident that claimed the lives of a father and two young children. the children's mother was also in the car and survived.
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this hour. bring us up to date on the details. >> reporter: it's heart breaking. and the reason we're here in bartow is we just we want to the neighborhood where the green family lived and folks there, it's a close knit neighborhood. they are absolutely devastated. here is the information that we have from the florida highway patrol. basically 31-year-old ronald green was northbound in his car when he lost control of the car on i-75 the car went over the overpass and on to woodberry road. he and the children's mother the tiffany were tossed out of the car. the two children, a 9-year-old and 5-year-old 5-year-old were strapped in the back of the car when first responders got there. they found the two children dead. and the father was found dead outside of the car. the mother did survive and she
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at last check in critical condition. again, a very sad situation on i-75 north of state road 60. the mother still recovering at tampa general hospital. state troopers now telling us that they believe alcohol may have been a factor in this accident but obviously, we have to wait for toxicology results to come back before we're 100% sure on that. >> chip, that poor family tonight. our hearan to them at this hour. chip osowski reporting live for us in bartow. chip, thank you. right now, citrus county deputies are searching for robbers who held up two internet cafes at gun point. three suspects wearing hoodies, masks and gloves entered two cafes. they robbed patrons at flamingo internet cafe and extreme internet cafe right next door. 9 shots were fired between a suspect and an armed employee.
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looking for clues so anyone with information is urged to call the citrus county sheriff's office. an investigation is going on right now into a deputy- involved shooting in pinellas county. this happened near 64th street north when deputies responded to a call there. this is video from the scene. we're told a 49-year-old was ramming his home and wife's car with his truck. deputies say he charged at them with a knife and they shot and killed him. officials report that he had a history of the shooting. a replica of the famed vietnam wall was dedicated during a ceremony. the memorial honors the nearly 58,000 servicemen and women who died during the war. it is now home to one of the seven replicas of the structure in the world. it's exactly half the size of the one in washington, d.c. and the one in washington, d.c. is impressive. >> sight to behold.
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see it. coming up, we have a look at the work week forecast. and also ahead, hair cuts for the homeless. a barber proves to be a cut
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nearly 50,000 pe competed in today's it tcs new york city marathon. half of them were women. in the women's division, a 35- year-old of kenya won for the third straight time. and american molly huddle took second place. and wish me luck on these names. a 20-year-old from north of africa -- >> near the peninsula. >> thank you, melanie.
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and right, finish -- >> okay, put it there. >> good job. a barber in new york believes self esteem can come from a hair cut and a shave. >> he started an effort called shaving lives. he makes a living with his clippers but on wednesdays, he goes above and beyond and walks the streets with his tools of the trade offering hair cuts to the homeless. part of the inspiration comes from the time years old. >> month ma has had ali had a cut, service to others is the rent we pay for our room here on earth. i'm just trying to pay for my room here on earth. >> i love stories like this. he says the first hair cut he gave was the toughest because he wasn't quite sure how the offer would be received. well, it went smashingly well. and that first client is someone that he still sees on a
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a mix of sun and clouds across the tampa bay area today. but with that breezy east wind, our temperatures back well above average and most spots today, the average 80 degrees. we made it back up to 38 in tampa. 8 -- up to 83 in tampa. and 81 in clearwater. and up to 86 in sarasota. had wind gusts 20 to 25 miles per hour. this in the wake of the cold front -- front that came through two way across the atlantic. showers, the space coast, the i- i-95 corridor but the dividing line has been the polk county line, the east side of the county. and just sprinkles making their way in and then they were eroding. those showers encountered some drier air aloft, above the tampa bay area. and with that, those showers couldn't sustain themselves across the state. it's been a while since we have
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about a week in now. the last recorded rainfall in tampa, october 15th. so you got to go back more than three weeks and november is typically the driest month on average but that doesn't mean the lawns aren't getting crispy now. you can expect a dry start to the upcoming work week. by wednesday, thursday, extra moisture, just enough to bump the afternoon shower chance up to a minimal 10%. dew points, up a little bit from yesterday into the low 60s in spots. qu we had in place through the first part of the weekend. just a few clouds around through the evening. temperatures only drop back into the mid-60s overnight tonight. and then as we move on into the start of the work week tomorrow, just a few clouds around, lots of sunshine. and we will see the high temperatures back up above average, the forecast high of 83 degrees. and for tuesday, election day, mild and comfortable if you are heading out to vote. before work, in the mid-60s. nice at the lunch hour with sunshine, comfortable temperatures in the middle and
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work, still in good shape with conditions staying dry. lost sunlight now. 4 degrees at veterans ford here in tampa. and 77 degrees at the airport. at the airport with the north, northeast wind, 75 in plant city. and 77 down towards venice. high temperatures over the next five day, those will stay above average, right through the work week. just a few clouds moving through. just like today, maybe a few clouds earlier in the afternoon. breezy with above average temperatures. that dry air rules the atmosphere above us for the next few days at least. and by the middle of the upcoming work week, you see the greens and blues, that's the little bit of extra moisture ahead of a weak front that could be enough to bring us much needed showers. a few clouds tonight, staying mild, low temperatures around 56 degrees. and sunshine, breezy and warm with the high temperature of 83 degrees. and there's your extended
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just a small rain chance wednesday, thursday. and then again saturday. hopefully we can avoid, of all day, that day. we got the heart walk going on. just a tiny chance at this point. >> no reason not to vote, going to be gorgeous. >> thank you very much. appreciate it.
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bob buesing... on the record. he sues tax payers to cover the outrageous cost of a lavish s critical to seniors. his law firm is accused of running up costs on a school district at the expense of our kids. trailing in the polls, buesing attacks dana young. for things she never did. so we ask... mr. buesing, will you do anything to win?
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for the third time this season, sunday is a day of rest for the tampa bay buccaneers. the same is true for the next opponent unfortunately. any advantage playing thursday night is mitigated by the chicago bears coming off the bye week. 0-4 on the road for chicago. presenting tampa bay a prime opportunity to win its first home game of the year. if the bucs do that, they'll have to shore up the pass defense. in a five-day span, they torched the buc's secondary to
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touchdown passes. what exactly needs to change isn't evident but it's hard to explain away such numbers. >> you don't explain that. it is what it is. the stats are what they are. we got to get better. that's no secret. >> we got to figure out what we are. we got to figure out who we are on the defense and who we want to be and how we want to finish the season. >> it's tough to explain but they have elite quarterbacks and receivers. these aren't of college. they're very good players. so i mean, we got to be better on defense and be better and we can't pressure our quarterback for just one-half. got to do it for the whole game, man, 60 minutes. join me after the late newscast for the best live bucs show in the galaxy. i'm pretty sure. buc's bonus, our inside ander is looking ahead to next sunday's you will -- insider is looking ahead to next sunday's game.
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the running back from boise state, chance to become the first player to rush for 200- yards in three straight games, gets off to a good start. dashing the best rush defense for a 20-yard touchdown. and finished with 111 on the ground. not too bills but not too bad. after an attempted punt, he hits marshall for the go-ahead score. new york on top 23-20. on the ensuing kick-off, 96-yard return for drake. the fins win it f 27-23. the jag -- win it 27-23. the jaguars, 10-7 chiefs at recess. jacksonville down 19-2347 the 4 4th -- 19-7 in the 4th. he's in. or not. and losing the football. check out the replay.
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jacksonville drops its third straight. and much more tonight including highlights from the rest of the nfc south. >> you are the best in the galaxy, i checked. >> i would like that in writing please? >> yep, right on twitter. >> it's online, it must be true. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady
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more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. this is mike's office. if he doesn't show up, he doesn't get paid. i am patrick murphy. to get things done, you've got to show up. you've got to work together. whether it's protecting social security and women's health care or growing the economy, we've got to start solving problems instead of pointing fingers. i am patrick murphy and i approve this message because i'll never stop working for you. under state attorney mark ober's watch, rape and sexual assault are on the rise.
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even blamed the victim. ober: she was with him voluntarily. our community deserves new leadership. andrew warren, an experienced prosecutor, will reallocate resources to target violent crime, including gun violence, rape, and domestic abuse. andrew warren for state attorney. it's time for new leadership. >> rain chances few and far between throughout extended forecast. election day will be dry. headed to the polls before work, lunchtime, after work, looking fantastic. just a small rain chance wednesday, thursday. minimal 10%. with a weak front. trying to make its way in here. and we get another weak front the first part of the weekend. and that might cool us down to the upper 70s. >> sweet. i love that. >> there you go. thank you. and thank you very much for joining us.
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