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that could become a reality, but there are ways you can fight back. look out! big brother can now hack your phone or computer --- legally. and -- a case of road rage caught on video! the heated excha between an alleged gang member and a pregnant woman. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with
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it can happen to any one of us. maybe you cut someone off in traffic.. or are driving too slow .. and that driver behind you doesn't like it! or maybe you're the hot head! in fact -- aaa says 8 million drivers have engaged in extreme road rage. now, after an incident -- on u-s 301 and boyette road in riverview, one woman's bringing awareness to the issue. shannon valladolid shows you why recording the altercation may have helped and what to do if this happens to you.
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:26 claudia tobar asst. instructor, central city jiu jitsu shannon valladolid tampa 1:16- 1:28 "you're talking to a latin king right now. you're in the wrong town. you need to learn how to drive." "it has to stop. people don't know this is going on in our neighborhoods." jewels was sick to her stomach after seeing this video of her pregnant daughter being verbally abused. the male, upset she was driving too slow. "the first thing that came to mind was my daughter and my unborn grandson. i was afraid for her well-being. " jewels says her daughter was ready to apologize after she noticed the driver get off his car. she was at a red light with cars in front of h things and she figured the only thing she could do was record it, so that's what she did." and claudia tobar agrees. she's an instructor at central city jiu jitsu. she says your cellphone can be a powerful weapon. "so videotaping is key in this situation? why is that? well, now she has evidence and because she stayed very calm when she was videotaping but
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was aware of it. it could have prevented other issues like grabbing his weapon but he didn't because he noticed and he backed off. but let's not forget that knowing how to defend yourself can help --save your life. nats "one day, one week is just not enough. we need to make it a priority in our lives." standup: "while you may feel safe having your pepper spray or your taser handy these instructors say many times it backfires. the pepper spray could get in your face or they can grab your taser and use it against you. the best thing to do is stay calm and use your body as your weapon." as for to be grandma, a message for drivers: "we just got to be more friendly on the roads. just stop and think about how would you want to be treated in a situation?" in tampa, shannon valladolid 10 news wtsp. one of the worst places is right here in florida. in fact -- south florida has been named the road rage capital of the u-s for three consecutive years. an apparent case of road rage near
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tonight. authorities say say former nfl player joe mcknight was shot and killed. a man pulled the victim from his car and shot him several times after an argument. that man is now in custody. mcknight was a five-star recruit who played college ball at u-s-c. from there, he went on to the nfl, playing for the new york jets.. and kansas city chiefs. he had just wrapped up his first season in the canadian football league. this next story is a big problem across the country. a heartbreaking tale of this texas teenager and her family. they say she was cyberbullied for 18-year-old brandy and her family complained to police... but they say nothing changed. there were harassing phone calls... bogus social media pages using her picture and nasty comments. on tuesday -- brandy sent an email to her whole family -- telling them she was going to kill herself. her family rushed home -- and she was still alive. they tried to stop it -- but it was too late. adding to the heartbreak, her father, watched it happen: police are investigating
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cyber-bullying crime. so far, no one has been arrested. when we posted this story on facebook, you told us you want the bullies to be punished ... and asked whether brandy's school did enough. we found out that "pinellas county schools" get daily reports on back in 2008 -- a bill called the "jeffrey johnston stand up for all act" was passed in florida. it requires all school disctricts to come up with a policy to address bullying. but if if you feel like your school isn't doing enough -- call law enforcement -- call us -- but don't stop trying to get help for your child.
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rely on the bus to get your child to school... big changes could be coming down the road in hillsborough county. the district's looking to cut routes for some 7- thousand kids. 10 news reporter kendra conlon looks at how money's driving the decision, and what you can do if you're not on board. 6th grader janette rincone depends on the bus to get her to and from wilson middle... because her parents have to leave for work early. she lives less than 2 miles from school... look at what her walk would be... crossing a busy kennedy boulevard. janette's one of nearly 7000 middle and high school students who are considered "courtesy riders". the state doesn't reimburse the district for the expense because it believes parents are responsible for transportation within 2 miles.
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cutting the routes to save 8-10 million dollars per year. some parents are on board. if the board approves the plan tuesday... impacted parents will then be notified. some 800 students will keep their rides because of roadside hazards. a parent can protest the change if there's a safety concern... the speed limit... traffic count.. or narrow walking path. the district will review it - and ask the county to fix the problem. janette hopes the district won't put the brakes on her ride. in tampa, kendra conlon, 10news wtsp the changes would be for middle and high school courtesy riders next school year. the district will then look at elementary routes. if you'd like to
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tuesday at 3. pinellas county schools are coming under fire from the feds! the district is being investigated following a complaint filed by the southern poverty law center. it claims the district disproportionately disciplines and arrests black and disabled students. the complaint in part calls on the department of education to make the district revise its arrest policies; better track incidents and train employees. you may also recall pinellas coming under fire for "failure factories" -- several schools in south st. pete that were neglected and 3 years ago we introduced you to a local company making synthetic cadavers for medical training use. this morning we show you how "syn-daver".is now going, to the dogs. on these tables. at the university of florida college of veterinary medicine. something completely. fake. but oh so real. "the tissue itself feels like a real spleen, and feels like a real liver. which is really interesting to be able to do that." synthetic
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blood.and beating hearts. maybe a bit shocking to us.... but provide students the most realistic surgery experience possible. "so i kind of want them to make a mistake, and in some cases we'll go in an make a mistake for them, to get a big bleeder. so that they have to see that. hear the heart rate go up, and then be able to adapt with that." without the need for using realor sometimes live animals. "obviously, a lot of ethical issues with that. a lot of issues with using cadavers." and just like tampa based syndaver's lifelike human bodies-- medical professionals can manipulate just about any situation to tackle. "so i kind of want them to make a mistake, and in some cases we'll go in an make a mistake for them, to get a big bleeder. so that they have to see that. hear the heart rate go up, and then be able to adapt with that." so students can lean more efficiently-- and one day-- better treat your pets. "it's definitely a lot more comfortable for me now having performed these surgeries." it's taken about 2 years for the prototype to be completed. the doctor behind syndaver tells ys synthetic
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more than 7- thousand riders have checked out the new "cross bay ferry." the ferry is making daily trips from saint pete to tampa for 10 bucks each way. ferry organizers say this first month of service has been strong. they sold almost 60 percent percent of the inventory. on top of the paid trips-- more than 27-hundred people got on board for a free test ride. ### coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning.. jenny is in the newsroom with what we are working on this morning. it's one of the most recognized houses on t-v. the house seen on the popular sit- com full house is sold. the surprising person who bought the san francisco gem. a day doesn't go by you don't see someone snapping a photo to put on social media. coming up, the top spots in the state people are posting to instagram. we are working on all those stories, plus ashley has your weekend forecast and hilary is checking on your roads. that's all coming
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lights are taking over. the holidays are here, which means colorful lights everywhere. after the break, we'll show you one place that is illuminating the u.s. and canada. toss to 10
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ashley batey weather federal hacking is now legal. federal hacking is now legal. a new rule took effect december first allowing federal agents with a single search warrant to hack millions of americans' computers or smartphones at once. the justice department says the rule is necessary to keep up with criminals as technology advances. a cruise line caught trying to cut costs -- will now pay a record 40- million dollar fine! the justice department says: five princess cruise line ships
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ocean...and lied to cover it up. at least one case dates back to 2005. it was all exposed by a whistleblower...wh o told authorities the ship was using a special pipe to dump oily waste into the water. princess cruises called it "inexcusable" and says they've taken steps to comply with environmental standards. there are people you interact with everyday -- and even if you don't realize it . they impact you and your family. one publix worker in tampa is that person. "publix penny" has had an influence on thousands of families including our courtney robinson's. but today penny will be in the checkout line for the last time. 1928 49 you ready to go see penny we go see penny? we go see penny? 53 -- everyday this is my routine with baby harper a trip to the publix on south dale mabry at
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special hello. -- 19 2913 hi penny -- this particular hello was a surprise -- oh hi how you doing 23 -- you probably recognize this friendly face and contagious smile from the checkout line. this is penny burland or publix penny as we call her. -- 1931 50 22 years honey thank you sweetie 51 -- in those 22 years she's made many friends ... watched babies grow into adults . and now it's her time. -- 1940 41 we love penny! "i know tomorrow last day." tomorrow? oh penny we're gonna miss you so much! "look at that see!" "she's always so sweet and so nice to all the kids and see
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everybody 54 -- it's easy to see why. -- 1933 48 you know penny her first orange from you. uh huh! first strawberry from you. uh huh! her first cookie. -- and with that ... -- 1943 48 let's get some cookies. -- penny did what she and all the kids love. -- 1944 18 one sprinkle one sugar -- but the true sugar here is penny. she makes this store . home. -- 1937 41 how do you make the customers feel so comfortable? how do you do it? because the thing about it when i see them i see my family i love them so much everybody smiles make me happy i forget about everything 55 like i said the whole city is like my family 59 -- and that big family will miss this. 194238 kiss i love you. you've been wonderful. tell the kids i said hi.. you can still say goodbye to penny and wish her well you can still say goodbye to penny and wish her well in retirement. her last day is today. you can find her -- where she y loves to be -- at work ... 1313 south dale mabry... niagara falls is much brighter than ever before. thanks to a 4- million dollar renovation -- 14 hundred new l-e-d lights were added. a dazzling rainbow of colors from the canadian side -- light up the american falls from nearly a half-mile away. the colors are 14 times brighter. the lights are also more energy efficient. the illumination of the falls started back in 18-60. some 20 million
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and a shopper had to be escorted out of store while christmas shopping. the story doesn't end there. wait till you see who that shopper was and why he had to go. coming up on 10 news and c-b-s. starting at 8:00, i love lucy christmas special, followed by hawaii five-o at 9:00. at 10:00, blue bloods. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests matthew broderick and ali wentworth. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app store now. finally -- this
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finally -- this beaver isn't waiting 'till the last finish up his christmas shopping. it appears he was trying to save a few bucks too! the critter perused the aisles at a dollar store in maryland. he was caught going through rolls of gift wrap and tree lights...before employees called the sheriff's office. animal control caught the beaver...and took it to a wildlife rehab center. coming up on 10 news this morning.. does your child rely on the bus to get them to school? well there are some changes that will cut 7 thousand students from riding the bus. but there is a way to fight back. road rage can get the best of us or the person driving behind you. but recording the the altercation can help you. how would you like to find this - in your toilet? we'll be back with another
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i'm jenny dean, in for allison. and i'm ian reitz. a story parents absolutely need to hear this morning before sending your kids off to school: hillsborough county is looking to cut routes for about 7,000 kids. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live at the hillsborough county bus barn. sarah, do we know why they making this big change? it all boils down to money. so students that


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