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voters before election night, 2016. >> plus voter intimidation concerns, news on why the justice department is in the bay area. >> and an 8 on your side alert for parents., are your kids sharing way too much on social media? good evening. i'm jennifer leigh. >> i'm keith cate. thanks for joining us tonight. it is crunch time on the campaign trail, the final day of campaigning underway, both donald trump and hillary clinton spending this day barnstorming those swing states. donald trump in sarasota this the rounds in other states. in fact, both candidates are still pushing very hard for those final votes. here's a live look right now at a trump rally in grand rapids, michigan. trump is expected to take the stage any minute now, a lot of warm-up going on there, trump trying to pick up 16 electoral votes in this traditionally blue state and a live look in raleigh, north carolina right now. hillary clinton is expected to take the stage there at
president joe to biden was on -- vice president joe biden was on stage at the jimmy buffett concert. >> reporter: when you wake am in the morning, it -- up in the morning, it will finally be election day. the vice president cut right to the chase and said florida will decide who will become the next president. as sang his trademark tunes to an adoring crowd of hillary clinton fans. ? ? wasted away again in margaritaville ? ? >> reporter: but the fact is if too many people waste away in margaritaville, the election could be decided by who does not show up, a fact not lost on vice president joseph biden. >> it's in the hands of the people of florida. we can go to bed pretty early once the results of this state
will be a squeaker. both major parties have tallied around 122,000 ballots cast, but do rallies like this tip the scale? does it sway people? >> i think it gets people excited, yes. >> reporter: you? >> yeah. it got me excited, yeah, about being more involved in the political process, yes. >> reporter: excited to vote, but how about changing minds about candidates? >> i don't know if it sways votes, especially at an election like this at this point in time, but certainly it rallies the troops. >> reporter: just offshore a reminder trump is a huge factor in florida, the candidate himself saying the musicmakers don't translate into votes. >> so she gets beyonce and jay- z, i like them. i like that. [ booing ] >> and you know what they do? i get bigger crowds than they do. >> reporter: and we'll find out tomorrow if those concerts worked. the polls open at 7 a.m.
donald trump also knows the value of florida votes. he spent time, too in the bay area today. thousands piled into sarasota at the arena to hear the republican nominee. he primarily stayed on message and spoke only briefly about the latest news that the fbi still does not plan to file charges against hillary clinton. >> what's happening is a disgrace and our country is the laughing stock world. with what's happening with our justice, our country is the laughing stock all over the world. they're laughing. >> trump highlighted macdill air force base in his speech while talking about defense spending. he said he would assign new aircraft to that base. hillary clinton also spent the day sprinting between battleground states shoring up support in pennsylvania and michigan today. clinton started in pittsburgh
philadelphia to join the obamas for a massive rally at independence hall. >> what will we decide is on the ballot because although my name and my opponent's them may be on the ballot, everyish -- name may be on the ballot, every issue you care about is on that ballot. >> clinton will hold one morally at midnight -- more rally at midnight in raleigh, north carolina. also in the battle for your vote along the i-4 corridor. senator marco rubio made campaign stops in orlando and brandon where volunteers made voter calls on his behalf. the senator seemed confident heading into tomorrow and there is that quinnipiac university poll that is in his favor. it shows he has good reason to feel good here. seven points is the spread with him leading. he's looking forward to tomorrow he tells us. >> it's been a long interesting
for the most part. probably over 1/2 to 2/3 of those who will vote have already voted, but there's still enough voters out there to make a difference and we want to make sure people participate. >> there's another poll that shows marco rubio ahead. it shows the opponent congressman patrick murphy has a one point lead in the race. the polls open in about eight hours. here in hillsborough county we'll see federal election monitors watching out for your voting rights. jenn holloway joins us live from kate jackson park. this is one of the many voting locations in hillsborough county that may have a federal monitor keeping watch. >> reporter: it will, keith. the civil rights division will be here in hillsborough county monitoring the elections process. earlier today we asked the supervisor of elections exactly what it means for his office and what he thinks they might find. >> we're a role model for other offices around the state.
gearing up for an already big day tomorrow, but he now knows his county is one of 67 jurisdictions across the country where the u.s. department of justice will be monitoring in person. despite the extra pressure latimer says he's not worried. >> i have no problem at all with someone coming in looking at our business. we're attraction parent and i want -- transparent and i want the voters to see that, too. >> reporter: lee, miami-dade, orange and palm beach counties ll our state second to those in a number of areas monitored. however department of justice officials won't be the only ones looking over latimer's shoulder. >> we have poll watchers and our personnel in there. >> reporter: plus there will be voter protection attorneys outside to help anyone with any issues. regardless latimer says he is confident that hillsborough's team will do a top notch job as his office has the award to prove it.
to be awarded the governor sterling award for performance management in the process that we have. >> reporter: well, the total of 500 staffers monitoring voting processes all across the u.s., that is a 35% reduction from just four years ago. >> if a voter suspects voting violations at any place anywhere in florida, who are they supposed to report this to? >> reporter: easy. just call the civil rights division of th here's the number to call, 1- 800-253-3931. that's all you need to do is make a simple phone call. >> thank you. tomorrow is election day, but many of you have already cast ballots by either early voting or by mail. in hillsborough county 49% of
voted. in pasco county 57% of voters have cast a ballot up from 19% in 2012 and in polk county 22.7% of registered voters put in an early ballot, a slight increase from 2012. news channel 8, of course, is on your side this election day. we're planning extensive coverage tomorrow starting when the polls close. you can check www.wfla.com or our app for updates as they come in. you can follow us on media using the #wflapolitics. right now in polk county investigators are looking for a fourth person involved in a home invasion where an elderly couple was tied up and robbed at gunpoint. just after midnight claudia chritton heard her doorbell ring. after opening the door four people forced their way inside their lakeland home. charles chritton heard his wife
>> claudia started struggling with one of the guys and they threw her on the floor and tied her hands. >> that suspect made off with cash and other items. three of the suspects crashed in a ditch in this stolen car from kissimmee. police believe the fourth suspect is driving the couple's stolen car, the black 2012 buick lacrosse with bguc84. are your kids leaving too much of a digital footprint on social media? >> coming up next 8 on your side shows you why sharing their every move is not such a good idea. >> plus we'll show you where to cash in on this election day after you led to the polls and vote. >> -- head to the polls and vote. >> and after the news the
from luna. do not change the channel. it's great. >> 84 degrees for a high temperature today, some beautiful weather ahead, a cold front up the road and our voting forecast tomorrow coming up. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and
i wouldn't lose any voters, okay?
these days your kids digital deluge of apps and social media. many can't go anywhere without their phones and that means a click here or there could put them at risk. every day kids are sharing status updates, pictures and videos and they're sharing a lot, but just how much is too much? >> it's a juggling act for parents for sure. 8 on your side looks into what parents can do to make sure their kids know where to draw the line. paul mueller is live for us in tampa. we say it a lot. once it's out there it is out there.
kids are always on their apps and not necessarily thinking about the consequences of what could happen now or down the line. snapchat, instagram, lively, apps your kids are most likely using right now and you have no idea. >> a couple weeks ago i found out about lively which i didn't even know about. >> reporter: in case you didn't know, it's live video chat kids use to talk with their friends. >> walked in on my son having a conversation. it was daunting. >> ror bradenton was afraid her son could be one wrong click from making a really bad move. joe nan's daughter jessica uses snapchat where pics stay up a few seconds, then evaporate into thin air or do they? >> sometimes they just post things that aren't very good but usually they'll take it down afterwards. >> reporter: but once it's up there a quick screen grab and that pic could be out there for
your kids? instead of playing a constant game of keep away experts say know the apps and how they're using them. mom and dad should become media mentors and that is working with joanne in's daughter -- joanna's daughter. >> i know whatever i put up will be out there forever. >> everyone is busy. life is moving fast and i don't think everyone has their thumb on the trigger of what's going on. >> reporter: and one of the by teens is snapchat. experts say it's very important that parents talk with their kids about who they're talking to, what they're talking about and most importantly that those pictures don't necessarily evaporate into thin air. >> as we said a moment ago, once something is on the internet, it's on the internet. so essentially their future is
social media histories. >> reporter: i was definitely vetted, right. colleges, universities, employers are looking at social media. so that's just one more reason parents should keep their eyes peeled. >> thank you, paul, in tampa for us tonight. in an 8 on your side consumer watch many national chains will offer freebies and other deals on election day. you can show your i voted sticker at participating krispy kreme locations and get a free donut. gold's gym will give you fr sticker and at participating 7- eleven locations customers can get a free cup of coffee. all the deals are listed on www.wfla.com. toys r us will open its doors thanksgiving day for a black friday shopping marathon. stores open at 5 p.m. and will remain open for 30 straight hours, not closing until 11 p.m. on black friday. this is the fourth year in a row toys r us opened this
express checkout lanes will also be added. good news for guacamole lovers, prices are expected to come down in the next few weeks. a shortage pushed prices up by double and triple from a year ago in some cases. it was the effect of a growers strike in mexico. some restaurants had to even temporarily drop guacamole from the menu. disney now has permission to fly drones at its theme parks in florida and disney parks and resorts allowing drones to fly at day and night. the waiver is good for four years but can be canceled any time. disney asked for permission to fly drones for entertainment purposes. heading out to the polls, got some very nice weather throughout the day really whether it's morning, noon or afternoon, a gorgeous evening. breezy and dry to start out the
humidity or dew point levels in the 50s and low 60s, it should be a fairly comfortable day. could use some rain, though. it's a bit dry. the last measurable rainfall in tampa was october 15th. all these days have gone by since then, up to 23 days now without rain. tomorrow makes 24. so not much rain in the forecast for tomorrow. spectacular pictures coming in on our social media. jackie sparrow got this beauty tonight, a spectacular sunset no matter where yo this is from sebring. it's the prettiest sunset linda has seen and andrew got a good one. this is cotton candy he says in tarpon springs tonight, beautiful sky. temperatures taking a small dip below average. we are expecting a cold front wednesday and thursday that will help drop the temperature a little and the humidity a little, but it adds up to great temperatures overall. at noon 76 did he, 82 degrees
temps, 69 currently, dew point 57 degrees, very comfortable temperature dew point relationship for this time of year. 71 degrees in st. pete currently, 63 in lakeland and winter haven. cold front approaching the area, mostly shower and thunderstorm activity, but a long way away from us we picked up some high clouds and midlevel clouds throughout the day, fairly clear at the moment but can't rule out a few clouds overnight, certainly no precip. high pressure feature to the north and we stay in in overall easterly flow. that -- in this overall easterly flow. the next cold front is not building up enough moisture to help create showers and thunderstorms for wednesday. our rain chances are very low. by noon time you can see on tuesday and then by afternoon a mix of sun and clouds, above average temperatures probably about 2, 3 degrees depending on your location. later in the evening a quiet day overall.
front, much deeper moisture here to our west, so showers and thunderstorms out in the gulf of mexico. the cold front will add a few clouds and slight chance of showers, about 10%. it also comes with a bit more moisture. dry stable air is in place throughout tuesday, but as we get into wednesday, some of this deeper atmospheric moisture which helps create showers and storms is farther off to the west. that's not going to help us in terms of rainfall locally. 65 degrees, forecast low ni for tomorrow, so again no reason to stay home from the polls, get out and vote. temperatures 82, 80, 80, the next three days looks great. overnight low temperatures drop a bit thanks to the cold front bringing in slightly cooler and drier air. got a lot going on this week, vote and then veterans day. i'm emcee at florida national cemetery again at 11 a.m., always a great location and the weather will be great.
weekend. you guys will be busy tomorrow, i guess. >> we're all going to be busy. the whole nation will be watching. going to pick ourselves a new president tomorrow. >> that's what i hear. >> seen some commercials. >> heard some commercials, did you? coming up the lightning take their interstate rivalry against the panthers down to the final minute yet again. >> and the shorthanded bucs running backs get another dose of bad news today. dan lucas talks about the new trio with head coach dirk >> this year's heart walk coming up. if you haven't joined the team, you can join stacey's team, go
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. 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. my dad was a family doctor in pinellas county for 55 years. because i'll never stop working for you. he used to even take me on house calls. both my parents taught me to help others. that's why i believe in public service. as your governor we got things done, and if you send me to
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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.
honda dealers. >> the first meeting between the nhl sunshine rivals this year went to a shootout when the lightning prevailed. tonight the bolts and panthers saw two bizarre goals in their second meeting, this time in south florida. now the lightning fourth in the nhl in penalty kills will get beat on this one. our old pal jonathan marsisol beats robertorobert luongo. that's a give me. i can't even skate, i score that goal, but the bolts give it back. reilly smith beats bishop. panthers win 3-1. one year after acl surgery bucs wide receiver louis murphy aimed for a comeback, but at the end of his 21 day practice period murphy is shut down the rest of the season and the tab
there. defensive end howard jones and running back anton smith placed on injured reserve. russell hansbrough now joins peyton barber and mike james as the bucs running back group heading into bears game week. i asked head coach dirk koetter about this dire situation in this week's exclusive koetter's korner. >> one of the coaches is meeting with him around the clock to catch him up on just how you call your terminology. so it is nice that you have guysat doing and know they're not having to say what does that mean again? now you still have to go out and play against a good chicago defense. >> don't forget the full uncut version of koetter corner is up now on www.wfla.com. -- koetter's korner is up now on www.wfla.com. you can catch this each monday night during our 6 p.m. newscast. the rays responded to a twitter barrage today that
montreal journalist according to the times said a ballpark study was done in the city. the rays reaffirmed their commitment to keeping the club in the bay area. in the usf men's basketball team looking for a bounceback season played an exhibition game tonight against nova southeastern. bo zigler with the finish, the block there by santos, a lot of bibby. the bulls win 72-64. season begins friday at the sun dome against florida a&m. >> boy, the bucs this year, it's like they're snake bit. >> the running back core is unbelievable. the good thing is if you log on and watch the interview, all three backs spent the entire offseason here. so at the very least we're talking about three backs who know the offense. how they'll do, that's another question. >> that's glass half full and i
>> they play. we watch. >> we'll be right back with your lottery numbers. >> you can score goals, too and you don't even skate. my dad was a family doctor in pinellas county for 55 years. he used to even take me on house calls. both my parents taught me to help others. that's why i believe in public service. as your governor we got things done, and if you send me to congress we can do it again. i'll protect social security and medicare. defend planned parenthood and women's health care. and i'll take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message because
i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. people in the upper
echelons of the military are very concerned about the things that mr. trump has already said he's going to ask the military to do. chris matthews: talking of maybe using nuclear weapons, nobody wants to hear that about an american president. well, then, then why are we making them? a foreign policy expert went to advise donald trump, and three times he asked, "if we have them, why can't we use nuclear weapons?" we traveled the world sampling the best cheese for two reasons one, to bring them all back for you to enjoy and two, we got to each a bunch of really good cheese along the way. publix deli specialty cheese.
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. 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?
election day morning, steve jerve, what do you think? >> as we outlined in the election forecast early, it will be a nice day for all different times of day depending when you plan to vote. lots of sunshine to start the day, 65 rising through the 70s, top out about 82 degrees. not expecting rain, animals, but i don't know your thoughts about snakes, though. >> not on a plane. >> close your eyes. passengers on an aeromexico flight got a vitt ring surprise. they saw -- got a slithering surprise. they saw. this the snake made its way into the luggage department and started to drop down into the cabin. can you imagine? the plane was allowed to land in mexico city where officials
ptured, okay? he's a mexican! she ate like a pig... i moved on her like a [bleep] i did not say that... i love war. yes, including with nukes. blood coming out of her... they're rapists... wrong. there has to be some form of punishment. such a nasty woman. i wanna be unpredictable. ...on 5th avenue
and shoot somebody... she's a slob... i don't remember! and you can tell them to go [bleep] themselves! priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ cheers and applause ] ? >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests --