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background checks, but there's one thing local cab drivers don't have to do that could be putting you at risk. donald trump brings back a legend while campaigning in tampa bay. and cracking down on kid criminals without ruining their future. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm allison kropff. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist ashley batey.
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right now -- should a mistake you make as child, follow you the rest of your life? take a look at the latest numbers 12th grade -- arrested in our schools. hillsborough, the largest district in our state, had the most with 828. citrus the least, with 44. today -- 10 news reporter beau zimmer has more from local leaders coming together demanding change. holy family catholic church 78th avenue ne, st. petersburg sami hernandez supports civil citation program
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larry ahern district 66 jennifer webb candidate for state representative they came from churches and temples across the bay area. hundreds calling for change. in the way law enforcement handles first time juvenile offenders. 48:22 once they are arrested they get that on their record. it's a part of you for the rest of your life. samantha hernandez knows first hand. at 12. she was arrested for stealing an eight dollar bracelet-- a stupid mistake that still haunts her. even today. 49:14 its been very challenging, because i'm in the medical field. i wanted to be a doctor. the arrest... still visible on her record. costing her jobs. even hurting her education. 49:37 i was almost denied from college to get my certified nursing degree. canidates running for state and local office agree now is the time for change. 46:34 it just takes more push. it has to become a priority for the chamber members. 54:50 people overwhelmingly supported this in my district. and as much as they supported this they were also tired. of the private prison industry and syphoning our resources into private prisons. hernandez calling it an issue lawmakers can no longer ignore. 50:53 pass this bill. these kids need help. they are our future. in st. petersburg, beau
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new information about a bay area woman accused of stealing more than 2 million dollars in jewels from her ex-fiance. the state attorney has decided to drop the grand theft charges against mary hunt. we first told you in june, that millionaire scott mitchell accused hunt of stealing hundreds of necklaces, gold rings, diamonds and other jewelry from his vault in his palm harbor home they shared. there is still a pending 6 million dollar civil suit against mary hunt and her parents. also new information about the gyrocopter a bay area mailman landed on the capitol lawn. officials plan to destroy it in the next few weeks. you may remember doug hughes flew his home-made gyrocopter into restricted airspace in april 20-15 as a political protest. he pleaded guilty and forfeited the aircraft as part of his deal. hughes spent four months in prison. new information today -- about a hack that brought down some of your favorite websites for much of the day friday.
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thousands of devices -- like d-v-rs and web-cams in your home -- were hacked. 10 news reporter shannon valladolid explains how hackers carried out the cyber attack and what you can do to protect your information. andrew mayts attorney :16-:23 shannon valladolid :34- 1:02 millions of peoples surfing experience came to a screeching holt. nats typing everything from social media to internet shopping was affected. this all thanks to organized internet
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"so there is so much activity driven toward a certain server or system that it shuts down and it can't operate the way it typically would." attorney andrew mayts explains that hackers can use tons of devices to dump massive amount of data to any target till it becomes flooded and unreachable. shannon touch screen the thing is... hackers getting into baby monitors to carry out cyber attacks is not new what is new... is they're now accesing dvrs- webcams- and even a thermostat -- but how? well, these wireless devices make up what experts are calling the internet of things a hacker can place a virus on a device that allows them to take control of it ---because devices like dvrs don't have great security. robinson says there is little we can do as individuals to stop a huge cyb "nothing is 100 percent full proof in what we have out there. we need to make sure we are taking the right measure to protect it, depending on what it is and what the value of it is." the problem is not all hackable devices are password protected. but the ones that are--make sure you -- change your passwords right now.. and make them unique!! in tampa, shannon valladolid 10 news wtsp. we are now just 14 days away from election day. people are already casting ballots. early voting began on monday. and the presidential candidates are focused on florida. hillary clinton will be in town tomorrow-- while trump had a local event last night. a new "cbs battleground tracker poll"--
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trump trailing hillary clinton by 3 points in florida. 29 electoral votes are up for grabs in the sunshine state. people in more than 30 states are already voting. so far-- nearly 5 million ballots have been cast. donald trump spent monday evening in tampa-- trying to gain ground in this "must-win" state. and he brought in a "heavy-hitter" to help. our political reporter mark rivera was t mark. 01-11 trump :13 - :18 mark 120-131 pkg they're attacks you've heard before against clinton and against the media saying the election is rigged in clinton's favor. all of that energizes the voters he already has. but two weeks before the election and down in the polls ... trump needs to reach out to undecideds and tried to with a positive message. but here's the
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system is rigged. even though he throws doubt on election results. trump ended by saying this.
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when orlando police mistook donut glaze for meth -- is suing the city and the company that makes the drug testing kits. during a traffic stop in december, a cop found a "rock like substance" in daniel rushing's car. twice - drug kits by safari-land - showed it was me later testing proved it was doughnut glaze. he wants more than 15-thousand dollars in damages. he says he suffered emotional harm. listen to this! this will change downtown tampa -- where many of you live, eat and work. mayor bob buckhorn says you won't even recognize the skyline if a proposed development near the kennedy boulevard bridge is approved. many of you told 10news reporter courtney robinson -- this is what the riverwalk and downtown needs. this is now . the
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seen for decades. this -- lafayette place -- is what could be for the area across from the university of tampa on the hillsborough river. -- 26:25-27 courtney - "that would be the skyline." pattie endsley - "that's beautiful!" -- pattie endsley's lived here for 30 years and for 30 years waited to see change .. -- 26:45 pattie endsley - "i always think there's so much more to be built-up here." 27:23 "anything like that, i think growth is great." 27:26 -- three towers would take over these six acres . one on kennedy for office, hotel and retail. connected to that by a skywalk bridge -- a tower with high- end residential condos, shopping and in the third - behind the church of christian science would also be a place to live, shop and park. -- jorge hernandez / tampa - 15:31 "if i could live right down the street and walk to work, that'd be great with personal trainings." -- personal trainer jorge hernandez says it's the punch the grand central district needs. -- 15:43 "more development, more money into the city. it's a win for everybody." 46 -- hillsborough river realty company owns the land and says their studies show the west bank can handle any increase in traffic but this development
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makes the river the center of the city. -- 19:36 christian berger/ tampa - "if it helps drive the cost down in rent i think it would be good. i think it would be good for jobs, creating jobs and bringing more people to tampa." it could take until march before we know if the city re-zones the area for mixed-use development. with the thumbs up -- construction could start sometime in 2018. the group's already had interest from businesses that want in. we have a lot to get to coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning... ian is in the newsroom with what we are rk one man is being called a hero this morning for helping dozens of students in iowa. the special gesture he made to help them all eat lunch at school. an unexpected house guest turns one pennsylvania family's home into a huge mess. we are working on all those stories, plus ashley has your tuesday forecast and hilary is checking on your roads. many pet owners love to give their dogs kisses. love to give their
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but be careful! you might be getting a lot more than kisses with every smooch. but first, driving while tired? 10 investigates the rules of the road for cab drivers. look at this steak, just sitting there, taunting you. what's worse? it's not alone. it comes with this, this, or this too.
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if not? good luck sleeping tonight. you can't fake steak. longhorn steakhouse. tonight's special: great steak pairings. a center cut sirloin with a choice of bacon-wrapped shrimp, baby back ribs, or parmesan crusted chicken. only at longhorn steakhouse. why let someone else have all the fun? the sometimes haphazard, never boring ...fun.
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why let someone else have all the fun? that's no fun.
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there used to be a "public service ad" about driving: look out for the other guy. when you're behind the wheel, you should always be aware of those driving around you. truck drivers. bus drivers. there are limits on how long they can dive just like pilots have rules about how much time they can fly. but 10 investigates mike deeson uncovered a big surprise. there is one group of professional drivers with no limits on drive times and it's putting you in danger. you probably don't take a lot of cabs around here. you wouldn't need to normally. but if you drive in hillsborough county, pinellas county, pasco or even polk at any given point you could be on the road with one of .
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serious accident when a taxi collided into the back of his car. and anytime you are in traffic with a cab- you could be in danger because of the incredible amount of time that taxi drivers spend behind the wheel, this driver didn't want his face on camera. but he told me taxi drivers are losing money when they start their work week. here's why: most of us start getting walk into our job. but every work week, taxi drivers don't start making money until they pay for leasing the cab, up to 600 dollars a week and gas which can run 200 dollars a week. and that means many taxi drivers are working a lot of hours just to make a living - more than most of us work. here's what makes hillsborough county stand out- it has the public
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commission - the p- t-c regulates all cabs in hillsborough county. but it has no regulations about how many hours drivers can spend behind the wheel each day. veteran drivers like randy wilson know a tired driver is not a safe driver. when i first heard about these long hours, i started asking a lot of questions. the most surprising thing i found? the chairman of the public transportation commission had no idea there weren't time regulations for cabbies. ben fiore is a former truck driver. he had a list of restrictions on the hours he could drive. he is furious that after his accident that neither the cab companies nor the ptc have limited the hours taxi drivers can be behind the wheel.
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show with stephen colbert and his guests will forte and dermot mulroney. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. it's a fast look at breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app store now. it sounds like love at first bite: girl scout cookie cereal.
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it sounds like love at first bite: cereal. and general mills says you'll be able to buy it starting in january! you get to choose between thin mint and caramel crunch flavors. it's going to be an exciting cookie season - the girl scouts will also be releasing two new s'mores flavored cookies next year. coming up on 10 news this morning, the hillsborough county public transportation board will be meeting today to talk about the future of the commission after recent attacks to the staff. two weeks from today is election day. both
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campaigning in the battleground state of florida on today. and the world series begins tonight between the chicago cubs and cleveland indians. we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three
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good morning and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. you've heard all about uber and lyft's fight to stay in tampa bay. hillsborough county's public transportation commission has stacked one rule on top of the next for ridesharing companies.

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