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is more dangerous than ever. >> i have seen deaths. i have seen people fall out. >> reporter: sarah not only sees but it captured cell phone images after two people smoked synthetic marijuana. paramedics in the background rushing to save a life. >> people will sell their soul to get that spice. >> reporter: paramedics and doctors are seeing the impacts of a deadly mixture of spice on the street. >> they'll stop breathing and have severe seizures with permanent brain damage as a result of these substances. >> reporter: ages of those smoking might surprise you. >> anywhere from in their teens to in their 60s. >> reporter: this cell phone video doesn't do it justice. he says he sees the impact of spice every day. since the image was shot
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>> kids walking zombies. you think it is michael jackson's thriller movie all over again but it is real. >> reporter: even though spice is illegal criminals keep finding a way to dodge the law using different chemicals to cook it up. >> when the lab is not able to certify an illegal compound the cases fell apart. >> reporter: police, paramedics and doctors are trying to get the word out. your choices for the 2016 presidential race. five states including florida head to the polls next tuesday. outcome may narrow the field. who should you support? exclusive ledger 10 news wtsp
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shows hillary clinton ahead of donald trump. other three republicans against clinton provide better odds with the gop with marco rubio, ted cruz and john kasich all beating her. the most impressive of which is kasich's 51 to 34% lead. hillary clinton's daughter chelsea made a stop in sarasota this morning. former first daughter held a get out and vote event. 300 people came to hear her views on the election. >> we have to have a president who knows how to work with republicans because they are not going anywhere at this moment in time as much as we might wish it otherwise. we need a president who knows how to stand her ground. >> chelsea clinton made her way to st. petersburg before stopping in central florida. some canidates themselves are making the rounds across florida. >> they are including a former canidate ben carson. he endorsed donald trump as
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carson says donald trump will be willing to do anything to fight political interest groups on political class. home state canidate marco rubio campaigned in west palm beach and spent the morning talking about our relationship with israel. later rubio urged republicans in ohio to vote for john kasich. it could make it harder for trump to earn the nomination. rubio is making several stops in the bay area tomorrow. ted cruz made a stop at the church. cruz picked up an endorsement carly fiorina. cruz is working to make headway in florida as the tuesday's primary quickly approaches. tonight john kasich is in his hometown state of ohio.
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we posted additional results from our florida political polls on our home page at wtsp.com. we have new information in a driveby shooting where a child was hurt. st. pete police think they have the car involved in yesterday's afternoon shooting. it is a white dodge challenger. police are looking for who is responsible. >> shooting happened on 10 avenue south in st. pete near tropicanna field. a 23-year-old man was hurt but he and the child are expected to be okay. just in, an $82 billion budget passed by the florida legislator. that's 5% larger than last year's budget. it includes a bump in money for schools. it rejects many of governor scott's top priorities including a bid to lure new companies to the state. some of his tax cuts were approved.
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next week we hear from the gawker side. today they called witnesses to the stand to talk about the site's worth after the tape was posted on gawker.com. hogan says he feels good going into next week. >> how do you feel mentally after this week? >> well i feel like i wrestled 18 andre the giants. it is mentally toughist workout i ever had. >> hogan is suing gawker for $100 million over the leaked sex tape. the trial resumed monday morning. you can watch the proceedings on our app. search for breaking news anytime, wtsp.com is always on. like us on facebook or -- in your app store. >> reporter: thousands of pasco
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south to get to i-275 will be faced with this detour come monday morning. florida department of transportation suggests taking dale mabry south to bearss. if you miss the detour take lake fern to dale mabry or use sunset lane east south to bearss. those roads are small two lanes and will clog fast. all drivers will be stopped both directions at the railroad cross south of crystal lake road. repairs are expected to last two weeks barring weather delays. fdot says all businesses and driveways will remain open. local traffic should use crystal lake. long distance drivers are best served avoiding getting close to the closure all together. evening commute will be heavy going back north. use bearss to northbound dale mabry or northbound livingston. >> you can find all of the detour information quickly with
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genetically modified mosquitoes could be the way to fight the zica virus in florida. food and drug administration says a planned release of modified mosquitoes in the state of florida in the florida keys would not harm people or the environment. mosquitoes, which can carry zica have dna which leads to offspring that won't survive outside of a lab. you can help prevent the spread of the zica virus by giving away your old tires. they are known to become breeding grounds for the bugs. if you live in pasco county bring your tires to locations on your screen this sunday. in pasco county leaders are determined not to repeat what happened during 2015's summer of storms. as the county introduced its new emergency operations director, it admitted
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when the county was flooded. kevin guthrie wants faster responses with emergency response. >> i'm confident with my experience we'll be effective in the future. >> it is the keep everyone sharp in case of an emergency. in sarasota county a new unique safety measure designed to slow planes down in an emergency. these concrete blocks replaced at the end of the runway and can safely stop an aircraft if it overruns the strip. the blocks are crushable acting like an air bag. 2500 blocks cost $9 million to install. want to do something different this weekend? how about getting down and dirty at lakeland's battle frog mud run this saturday. the five mile course feature 22 military style obstacles.
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about this run is there is something for all ages. >> for those who don't think you can do it a dad ran the course on his hands and had a smile on his face the entire time. >> if you want to go, we have
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this is a letter from someone who's here. she has to take a brand name drug. been taking it since the early 1980's. at that time it cost approximately $180 for 10 shots. the latest refill was $14.700 for the same 10 vials and the company is called valeant pharmaceuticals. i'm going after them. this is predatory pricing and
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florida legislator is wrapping up the 2016 session today with approval of record $82 billion budget. >> included in the bills a law inspired by a 10 investigates series exposing how st. petersburg used improper school zones as speed traps.
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story and has what the fix means for you. >> reporter: if governor scott signs today's transportation bill the state will be able to stop cities from using bad engineering to wrack up big time ticket numbers. we caught st. petersburg to trick drivers into not slowing down where kids may be present. it helped the city issue millions of dollars in speeding tickets with double fines each. there were more citations than hillsborough and all counties combined. >> the bill passes. >> reporter: no opposition in the house or senate to tweaking this law. it gives fdot more power to enforce statewide standards. we showed st. pete was not putting required pavement markings on the road until we demanded answers. that could have put kids at risk. city has since fixed a lot of
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confusing and not in compliance with what the state recommends. we'll continue to hold your official accountable so there are no unnecessary dangers for our kids. noah pransky 10 news investigates. see the weather? now get out and enjoy it. >> wait a minute. not yet. we have to lay everything out for the weekend. we want to talk about the changes coming our way. it is a beautiful start to friday night. look at lakeland florida southern college. isn't that good stuff?
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we are tracking a low that we while. it produced flooding rain in texas, louisiana and look at the storms tonight we are seeing in our panhandle that west of us. if you lived here a while you know most of our weather will come from the west. i want to talk about this and what we are expecting now that the low is on the move. this will track northeast over the weekend. while there will be big storms tonight and again firing up in the same spot in the gulf tomorrow look how, as this moves northeast, we see a much different story as this gets closer and closer to us.
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passing shower here or there. that's the kind of weekend we are expecting. 70s. winds backing down. we saw winds gusting to 25. we had pockets of 30 today. planner for saturday more clouds than what we saw today. it will be plenty warm. in the low 80s for lunchtime. we'll have so much going on this weekend from gulf to indy racing to strawberry festival to bike week in daytona there is a lot going on. day break partly cloudy skies. patchy fog possible. for saturday afternoon, after 2:00, areas along and east of i-
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the afternoon. up, gone again. strawberry festival could a shower go through plant city? absolutely. is it the kind where you would not go? no it is not. you could sit in your car or enjoy strawberry shortcake under a tent and let it roll by. we'll be warm and muggy for your saturday. isolated shower possible. it could pop up late afternoon and evening. know that going in i'm not expecting severe weather or concerning storms that would be dangerous for being outside. on sunday what is left of that low, again, as it goes up to the great lakes it will sweep across the state. after 2:00 rain coverage at 40%. afternoon and evening i-75 and east will be the primary spot. tampa to lakeland, sebring to lakewood ranch. mainly just a brief shower or two. could an isolated storm be in
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after sunset, which will be later on sunday with the time change, a few showers on the coast and into the bay area are possible. even though we are looking for a few more on sunday. again, it is the kind of day where we would be looking at more of a passing shower possible. let's me get you the seven-day forecast. as we are looking at temperatures in the low 80s for sunday. we will find 79 will be your afternoon. rain coverage 40% after 2:00. we'll be looking at generally light winds moving in with temperatures in the low 80s. another storm system the following weekend. we'll have new models coming in this evening. i'll give you an update at 11:00. >> there is the weather. get out and enjoy it. top things to do in the bay area this weekend coming up next.
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and remember, little football. daily double for bucs. secondary needs help. think signed brent grimes from the dolphins.
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if he has fuel in the tank it is a good move. pass rush needs help. they signed robert airs from the new york giants. second round of valspar championship. keegan bradley is not leading. went from four under to four over today. 49-year-old steve streaker from the fairway at 10. 149-yards out it is an eagle. shot 66. jordan spieth made the weekend. he went from five over to two over. he'll be playing. firestone grandprix track opened today. indy cars went out this morning. team penske won the race three times. >> first practice on friday. everybody is excited to have the series around. i'm excited to be back. car seems to be working well. we have lots going on. we have to keep making it better.
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tonight. they are one point back of bruins. they are tied with panthers. they may be going with five forwards on the power play tonight. sec tournament mike white and florida gators needed this game against top seeded texas a&m. casey hill had the hot hand. he put the gators up by three. midway through the second half. in final two minutes jones inside for texas a&m. they are up by two. gators lose 72-66. usf bulls lost today. their season is over. looking for something to do this weekend? we have you and your family covered. it is the last weekend of the strawberry festival in beautiful plant city. it closes sunday night. tickets $10. kids six to 12 $5. kids under five get in free. adventure island opens for the
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it is located across from beautiful busch gasheddens. gardens. park opens at 10:00 a.m. >> don't forget this weekend we lose an hour of sleep and spring forward for daylight savings time. for breaking news anytime, wtsp.com is always on. like us
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>> pelley: a gentler trump at the debate, but more violence at his rallies. >> i think there are two donald trumps. >> pelley: and they don't agree with each other. >> i don't think there are two donald trumps. i think there's one donald trump. >> pelley: also tonight, rising waters put thousands of homes at risk. mourners celebrate nancy reagan and an undying love. oh, my dear our love is here to stay. >> pelley: and steve hartman with a nurse who gets the surprise of her life. >> i have goosebumps right now. captioning sponsored by cbs

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