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. >> john: it's 6:00 a.m. on your friday morning. "good day orlando." i'm john brown. >> amy: i'm amy kaufeldt. so glad you're with us. happy friday to you. an 8:00-year-old boy is flown to the hospital after he was hit riding on his bike. the police said that the driver did not stop. and why police believe they may have found the driver. >> john: a shooting in kansas. we're learning about the gunman's long history of crime. why they're not the right
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with hillary clinton in november. >> amy: the republican candidates taking aim at donald trump last night. find out if they were successful knocking him down a peg or two. and there were two others on the stage too. but we didn't hear a lot from them. >> jayme: we had low 40s in gainesville. 45 at bushnell and widespread 40s on the eastern side of florida. for the bus stop, kiddos, a cold morning giving way to a delightful afternoon. mid-60s and bright sunshine. i think you'll love saturday and sunday even more. we're embacking on a great run of weekend weather. thin, sir us are cirrus clouds moving through. 46dy 2
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and lows in the 50s. and overnight a cold one. and cool, clear, and crisp and by sunday the temperatures are going to make a move towards 80 degrees. we'll have more in the extended forecast. >> good morning. thank you so much for starting your friday with us. i-4 is looking great.`` it looks like it's friday. people are drive really nicely on the road out there. lots of green. i want to remind you, that at keller road and maitland, we have one road closed. maitland boulevard. a typical spot with a lot of traffic. so keep that. mind. taking a look at drive times. i-4 westbound, 13 minutes. the same for the eastbound. attractions to downtown. and then under 10 minutes
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to downtown orlando. >> amy: international drive back open to traffic after a crash shut things down for several hours. >> john: overnight the streets were flooded with waters after investigators said that a woman hit the area with her car. >> reporter: it's partially closed, but these are just workers here in the area. fhp troopers said that a driver passing by around 3:30 in the morning saw the water as high as 40 feet and called 911. they thought it was a fire hydrant. in fact, it was the water meter to the double tree hotel here on i-drive. there's a lot of debris and huge puddles of water. it took an hour to finally shut off the water main break.
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fhp said slammed into the water meter was cited for careless driving and not knowing that she had a suspended license. she was taken to the hospital for back and neck pain complaints. and we're checking to find out if the water was affected at the hotel. it was not affected. the water was not shut off for them, so that's good news there. >> john: developing this morning, an 8-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a car while out riding his bike. >> amy: titusville police said that the driver didn't even stop to make sure the dhield was aokay. it happened at alpine in titusville. the boy is at arnold palmer hospital here in orlando. >> reporter: when titusville firefighters got to the scene,
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conscious. he was flown to arnold palmer with a head injury. he was stable, but at this point it unclear how pad the head injury is. it happened at 6:00 p.m. yesterday. the boy was riding his bike here when someone hit him and then just drove off. firefighters say he was not wearing a helmet at the time. the titusville police are currently investigating the incident. this morning we're learning that police may have found the driver responsible for the hit-and-run, according to a tweet sent out by the titusville fire department. we're working to get more information on that, and whole bring any updates as we get them. gina benitez, fox 35 news. >> john: police are investigating a separate deadly crash also in titusville. a man was hit and killed by a suv on old cheney highway.
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the driver remained at the scene. >> amy: a gunman cho killed three and injured as many as 14 others had connection to our area. >> reporter: 38-year-old cedric ford carjacked someone and went on a violent ride. in the small town of newton, north of wichita. he shot anyone he saw as he drove to his job. when he got to the lawn mower factory, he opened fire on his coworkers and killed three of them. a lone police officer shot him and killed him. they are trying to figure out a motive. >> he was a nice guy when i worked with him on second shift. we hung out. everything was hunky-dory. didn't seem like this that kind of guy.
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charged with multiple drug offenses in broward, and three years in prison in twiesk for carrying a concealed weapon as a felon, the prison sentence in 2005. >> amy: a double shooting in orange county. >> john: the shooting happened late on wednesday night in kingco boulevard. orlando police said two people were rushed to the hospital. the men were shot over some sort of gambling incident. both victims are recovering with nonlife threatening injuries. >> amy: a man accused of vandalizing a brevard county mosque with a pound of bacon and a machete. he broke into the mosque in titusville and damaged the property with machete and left raw bacon on the front page.
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burglary and criminal mischief. now florida today said that the charges could carry hate crime enhancements which could carry a much longer sentence. >> john: two people who police said were in a super bowl crime spree are behind bars. they drove around orlando and robbed random people at gun point. >> amy: the police are not giving up the search for a missing baby girl. they will search for baby willow in new places. they said that 30-year-old susan richardson gave birth to the baby. they searched a pond and sewers in the area but have found nothing so far. richardson is charged with child neglect. they said that she has not been
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>> amy: for the first time apple is officially opposing. they are getting backup if from other tech companies. joining us is lauren simonetti. >> reporter: happy friday. >> amy: bill gates out, and he said they should open the phone. some are saying, sour grapes, he's not a fan of apple. >> reporter: microsoft as a company is supporting apple, and so is the parent of tbirt, and facebook. they should protect the information and for not give over the information. the official response from apple was yesterday. it's a polarizing discussion.
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we heard the conditions speak -- the candidates speaking out. cruz, rubio, kasich, and carson all took the support of the fbi in this instance. >> amy: it certainly has been fascinating to watch. hopefully a good day on the markets too. >> reporter: it's great. been a great week. and futures are in the triple digits. i am wearing the wrong color. >> amy: you should have worn your greener but you look beautiful in red. you can catch lauren on the fox business network. go to fox slash channel finder. >> john: today spacex running into more problems as it tries to blast off from the cape. >> amy: find out why the organization canceled last night's launch with 1 minute 40 seconds to go. >> lied about the trump university.
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i guess there's a statute of limitations of lies. >> donald, if you want to be liked in washington, that's not a good attribute for a president. >> amy: were they able to bruise the front runner last night? we'll find out. 8. look at that. very high. that says one thing.
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will you love the numbers >> john: 66:13 here on "good day orlando." another day without a launch at spacex. the launch last night was scrubbed with less than 2 minutes before the countdown was to be over. they said it's because liquid oxygen was leaking from the rocket. once liftoff does happen, spacex will try to land the discarded booster on the barge once again. donald trump has a big target on his back. >> both marco rubio and ted cruz really went after him last night. but ryan shows that trump is still holding strong in the polls.
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man in the middle last night. a new poll shows trump doing better than marco rubio here in florida. rubio trailing 44 to 28 among likely republican voters here in florida. ted cruz 12%, followed by ben carson and kasich. rubio trailing meant he was on the offensive in last night's debate. >> donald mentioned -- he mentioned me in the answer, his position on the graition has given the debate -- immigration. >> i hired 10s of thousands of people. >> you hired 1,000 people -- >> with your credit cards, et cetera. don't tell me about it. >> let me finish. he hired workers from poland and had to pay $1 million in a judgment. >> wrong. >> reporter: rubio went toe to
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and ted cruz going toe to toe with trump. it was held on the home turf of texas for ted cruz. >> you get along with nobody. you don't have the endorsement of one republican senator and you work with these people, you should be ashamed of yourself. >> reporter: donald, if you want to be liked as president. >> reporter: and 12 states on` x super tuesday will hold primaries. and democrats you could call it super saturday for them. the polls are showing that hillary clinton will win easily but bernie sanders is making a last minute push. president obama will be in jacksonville where he is expected to talk about the economy. fox 35's mike synan will be at the event. a full report from mike from
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>> amy: developing at this hour, the u.s. military is sending a message to north korea following growing concerns about its pursuit of weapons. >> john: a test missile was launched. >> amy: the proposed cease fire. rusha and the u.s. calling it the best way of ending the five years was violence that's resulted in the death of a quarter million people across the war-torn country. another 11 million syrians have been displaced during that time. >> john: the death toll following the devastating storms has risen to 9. the same storm system has dumped heavy snow across the great lakes and new england. and dropped our temperatures, by the way. 6:17, and here's jayme king with
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>> jayme: bundle up the baby, parents. we have a cool start. but until the sunrise it's dark and chilly. and gorgeous afternoon. highs in the mid-60s. if you don't like 60s, i have mid-70s on the back end of the weekend. here we go, good morning. we have 40s in a couple of spots. you werer 30s in -- upper 30s in sumter county very briefly. widespread 40s. that continuous up to coastal flagler. the winds are light, slight, but there's a little touch of breeze. that's not going to dent into the temperatures. we call it the wind chill or feels-like temperature. feels like 41 at deland, and 47 in orlando. thekm< overall effects not all that great. we have one at 39 in gainesville for the wind chill. and winds are tame, thank
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we saw yesterday with the winds. thin, wispy clouds and a good looking start to the weekend. cool and sunny, 61dy 5:00 p.m. and down to 54 tonight by 8:00 p.m. moonlit skies. and clear and cool. may be patchy frost. northwestern seminole, the typically cooler air, near the wekiva preserve. and maybe towards ocala and gainesville patchy frost as well. by 8:00 a.m., cool. and 70s are anticipated by sunday. big high pressure is on top. the next front tries to get in by monday. maybe the tail end getting in by the jacksonville area. for us not very cons consequential. a secondary system is getting
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alaska. it'll bring a barrage of winter weather to the mountain northwest. but by the time it gets here, it should be weaker. so we're just looking for showers. as for the day today in seminole county, lake mary down to the springs, oviedo,ality altamont. and orange county, the list goes on and on. no problems today. nothing but sun and fun out there. get out and enjoy. last stop brevard county. the i-95 corridor out to rockledge, fine. for indian river, looking very good. bright sun, great weather. 70s for us by sunday. the rain chance totally flat and
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next wednesday. sky fox is over seminole county approaching the 434. things are looking good in both directions, both east and westbound lanes of i-4. not seeing any issues right now. we'll stay on ton this of us, because we know how quickly`` things can change. both lanes looking good. east and west bound lanes traveling through. eastbound i-4 john young parkway. it'll be under 10 minutes heading westbound 408 from rouse road to downtown orlando. time now for pump patrol. we love saving you money. $1.57 the the speedway at turkey lake and production plaza in orlando. you can always find these gas saving tips on our website at
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>> john: military families may soon feel at home at oia. >> amy: we have a look at the new additions coming to the welcome center. >> amy: winter garden leaders hope that a controversial debate is finally over.
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the argument >> john: another three cases of zika have been reported in florida, and one case is in orange county. that's bringing the the total to 35 in florida. all cases are travel related. winter garden commissioners hope to close the book on a heated debate. >> amy: they voted on a resolution on who can better define the prayer during meetings. this started after the mayor@ kicked out a man after refusing to participate in the prayer. any nonprofit group can lead the group even nonreligious groups or satanist. they're still fighting the city on this. they say there remains a lack of
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members say it's about being treated equally. >> it matters because it's the right thing to do. if people are tired of hear it, i'm sorry, because it's the right thing to do. >> amy: the c temperature fc said that they hope to resolve by talking to leaders instead of lawsuit. >> john: a welcome center willhh be a place for american troops to stop, and have a nap, and a private homecoming. the $750,000 center will feature a big screen tv, quiet rooms with recliners and a kids' play area. the groundbreaking takes place at 10:00 a.m. this morning. >> amy: how you can boost benefits for surviving families
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it's 6:26 right now. you're watching "good day orlando." a beautiful view of the city. looking down on international drive. 48 degrees right now. it's a chilly start to your friday. you will want to grab a jacket.
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and a scarf. >> amy: it's now 6:30 on this friday morning. it's a chilly start to your friday. and a beautiful sunrise. they seem to go hand in hand, don't they? >> john: they do. >> amy: i'm amy kaufeldt. >> john: i'm john brown. >> amy: a central florida boy is recovering after he was hit by a car. the driver didn't even stop to check on him. we'll have an update on his condition and the search for the person who did it. >> john: a major road in a tourist district shut down following a crash this morning. take a look at that. find out what led to this geyser on i-drive. >> amy: after breaking out of jail only to be found again. an ohio fugitive will be set free. why the former shaw shank redemption prisoner may find himself headed right back to florida. john: it's cold out there once again but a nice weekend on tap.
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clear, cool, crisp. delightful skies. great temperatures for getting outside in the great outdoors. 40s junior wide. area wide. and 49 at northern brevard. up towards the southern volusia border. 9 winds are very, very light. but you see behind me a tiny breeze. it's knocking back the temperatures just a bit. a feels-like scenario or wind chill factor just barely. bundle up again. cirrus clouds kicking up. and cool and sunny. and that is all. get out and enjoy by 2:00 p.m. 64. and at 8:00 p.m., around 54. our seven-day forecast is
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highs once we get to sunday and beyond. closing in on the 80-degree mark. good news if you like it warmer, monday, tuesday and wednesday. >> kristin: sky fox is headed towards the turnpike. looking good in both directions. not seeing issues on i-4.3 accident free right now. we'll stay on top of that for sure. drives times heading i-4 westbound lake mary to colonial, 16 minutes. attractions downtown, heading east, 14 minutes. from the 417 to downtown, that'll take just 10 minutes. >> john: developing this morning, an 8-year-old boy is hospitalized after being hit by a car. >> amy: police said that the driver didn't even stop to make sure that the boy was okay. the boy is now here in orlando
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it happened in titusville. fox 35's gina benitez has the latest on how he is doing. >> reporter: tmpleghts firefighters got to the scene. they said that they found the 8-year-old boy conscious but hurt. he was flown to arp held for palmer with a head injury. he was stable when he arrived. this all happened around 6:00 p.m. in titusville. the young boy was riding his bike here when someone hit him and took off. firefighters say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. titusville police now currently investigating. this morning we're learning that police may have found the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run. that's according to a tweet sent out by the titusville fire department. we're working to find out more information and we'll bring you
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>> amy: international drive is back open this morning after a crash shut things down overnight. >> john: a driver hit a water main and sent water shooting dozens of feet into the air. this is video from earlier this morning. a woman smashed into the water main. the water was spraying 40 feet high at one point. the driver was charged with careless driving and suspended license. >> john: police say that a toddler a group's care was shot. >> amy: they were supposed to be watching the child. they said that the child was brought to the hospital with gunshot wounds. they said they didn't see the shooting. but they said that the child was shot because she was left alone with the gun.
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investigating. >> john: according to the dea, a group commonly sold heroin to locals on i-drive. the investigators said that the group was not violent and distributed product through a complex heroin hotline. the group made appointment, had people working shifts and even fired deal, who didn't show up for work. >> amy: two men behind bars without bond. accused of taking part of a violent robbery and car chase. the two are facing armed robbery and kidnapping charges. the victim was walking behind the steak and shake in altamonte. four men pulled up to him and robbed him. they threw him out and ran from deputies on i-4. the other suspects are still on the run. >> john: one step closer to changing the way that the death penalty is decided. they amended a bill that would require at least 10 jurors to recommend the death penalty
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right now a judge makes the decision. the full senate could vote as early as next week. >> john: bridget pine is asking for assistsistence is getting a bill approved to boost pension benefits for those killed in the line of duty. the problem with the bill now is that the lawmakers added a lot of amendments to it causing it to face a lot of. >> john: in the end seth curryp and thet warriors were too much0 to handle. curry lighting up orlando for 51 points. >> amy!: wow. >> john: golden stateww'ns 130 to-114. if you saw the game last night, you see the difference between
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where the magic is at this point. it just wasn't the same.x8 it wasn't fair. >> amy: not a fair fight. >> john: the warriors were so good. >> amy: kind of like the debate. >> john: that's the shawshank fugitive, he's been called and will soon be call released from ohio. >> amy: a must see video of a
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there must be higher love down in the heart what do you think? and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us, we think you' re going to like these numbers. bring me a higher love
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48 degrees. according to amy, that's cold. >> amy: anything below 50 is cold. >> john: i still haven't pulled the big winter coat. the nice wool coat has not been out for two years. >> amy: you should have gotten it out today. >> john: no. it has to be in the 20s. i'm good. the ohio man will soon be released again. >> amy: they decided that 79-year-old frank freshwater will be released on april 24. he was seiving a manslaughter conviction when he escaped back in 1959. last year he was found in brevard county living under a different name.
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now his family and friends just want him to come back to florida. >> we're looking forward to him coming home to florida. they haven't decided where he's going to be released to yet. he wants to come back to florida where all his friends are. that's the place he's known for the past 28 years. >> amy: the board will decide where freshwater will be released at a later date. >> john: trending in national news. a political symbol. >> amy: a republican senator posted a video of elephants chasing him. arizona senator released this video. they visited last week to look at the poaching problem and wildlife trafficking there. he believes that the elephants were just protecting their babies. see the babies back there. he sponsored the bill that would push u.s. leaders to address the
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at least they.up and close personal look at the problem. >> john: california's death valley is full of life right now. it's beautiful. a rare super bloom of wild flowers, transforming into a paradise. they have not had a super bloom in over a decade. you never know when it's going to happen, so seeing one in person is a once in a lifetime opportunity. >> amy: a kitten found abandoned in a donation bin. >> john: look at mustache. >> amy: the pattern around her mouth makes her look like she's got a mustache. she should be ready for adoption in a few days. the trend with the black maws tachs. seriously, that's adorable. >> john: a shocking reveal by sea world. the companied
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>> amy: how it's affecting the company's bottom line. we have a live look over the amway center this morning. definite deaf def leopard coming back. you had to also basically bought a ticket. may 20 is the new date. i am hearing that styx will not
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this is hard to believe but scott kelly is about to wrap up his year in space. he said in a broadcast yesterday that he wouldn't mind staying longer. he spent longer on a single mission longer than any other astronaut. he said the first thing he will do is take a swim in the pool. they will crash land in kazakhstan is how they land. >> amy: ryan has more on sea world.
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company for sending workers to spy. they said that he tried to incite violence. came at a time when protests against sea world picked up after the critical backlash of the black water documentary. and they posed at animal welfare county visits because of safety reasons. this is what the ceo told the board of directors. >> they have directed management to end the practice in which certain employees acts a animal rights activists. under taken to maintain the safety and security of employees, customer, and animals that face credible threats. >> reporter: the allegation is not new. the admission was new. the sea world stock, which has done okay lately, plunged 10%. they lost $11 million in the quarter, despite a rise in the attend.
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they said that the first quarter is looking a bit soft. here's jayme king. >> jayme: we have blue bird skies. high cloud cover here and there. a shot looking eastbound on the 408. and it's nice out there. cool, i would even call it cold. space coast bringing up temps in the 40s. and light, slight breeze doing damage to the actual temperature, the feels-like or the wind chill factor. you can see at the gorgeous shores of cape canaveral. looking good. the gulls are out. the swell is even flatted a times today. and we are enduring this lunar phase of the high tide cycle. things are running higher than usual.
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the tower cam high atop the hyatt regency. looking forward with 48 degrees and westerly flow it's all about big high pressure this weekend. the big blue h on the maps. it moves from texas and gradual liqueuring our way. it gradually moves our way. and cool and sunny. and 61dy 5:00 p.m. tonight. and temps fall down. we bottom out in the 40s. if you are doing the golf thing today, we have 3:00 p.m. tee times at 65. a little cool. and breeze northwesterly at 5 to 15 person the grill cast, upper 60s. tomorrow the mid-70s. we get to sunday, and oh, yeah look at there, zero in the rain
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just a whole bunch of pork chops on the grill. it looks good for outdoor activities. and not looking for a rain chance until further down the line. we see another system approach and mere showers registering, so nothing too serious today. and the sun is out. uv index is an 8, which is in the very high range. and 44 at 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, a chilly start. rebounding nicely. sailing through the 60s and mid-70s by about sunday. after that, close to 80. no rain chance until wednesday or so. it's low. 30%. scattered showers in the region.` >> kristin: that's` a good looking grill forecast. love that. we're seeing a issue in seminole at mile marker 96.
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and the 434. we have one lane blocked, i-4 westbound. you can see reds and oranges. it's causing a little bit of a slow down in that area. give yourself extra time. or take markham woods to avoid the area all together. we have an issue at colonial in orange county. a lane blocked at mills avenue. you can see it's causing a few slowdowns in the oranges on colonial drive. keep that in mind if you are in that area. taking a look at drive times. from lake mary to colonial, 23 minutes. and if are you taking the 408 from the 417 to downtown, that will take just 11 minutes. >> john: time to look at trending online headlines. >> amy: luanne has the trenders. >> reporter: happy friday. the first headline comes from fox news. it reads, missouri professor
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caught on camera. the university of missouri professor was officially fired yesterday. the school's board of cure aters voted to fire her after she was caught on camera interfering with officers during a rally in november. up until now, she was suspended with pay. bolstering pregnancy hopes of many. the first uterus transplant in the united states. the operation took nine hours. using a uterus from a organ donor. the recipient is a 26-year-old woman. to allow women born without a uterus to get pregnant. heard warming moment shows a bond between a boy and his service dog. this is so precious.
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9-year-old james isaac from new zealand had a hospital visit and his dog never left his side. james has autism. he has been having seizures recently. his service dog stayed with him the whole time at the hospital, and it was all caught on camera. when he was put under anesthesia, the dog slept in his hospital bed. the dog has done an amazing job keeping james calm, especially in scary situations like this one. >> john: i love that picture. >> reporter: he stayed there the whole time. >> john: , thanks, lu. coming up mistakes a company made that will cost 10s of
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properly set up the tent and ignored weather warning from the national weather service. >> amy: the miami police union announced that they would boycott the concert. he says he now wants to make amends. the group claims that beyonce's new music video "formation" sends out an antipolice message. no word if they have replied. >> john: higher than previous manatees. you decide 2016. runner. >> amy: the remaining republican candidates are all going after donald trump. >> are you the only person on the stage of fined for hiring people to work on your projecting illegally. >> i am the only one in the
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you haven't hired -- >> we're going to ask about senator rubio's strategy to target trump. we have a twitter poll this morning. go to twitter. who do you think won last
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debate? >> amy: we're so glad you're with us. happy friday. i'm amy kaufeldt. >> john: i'm john brown. >> reporter: an 8-year-old boy hit by a hit-and-run driver


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