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19-08!.. the chicago cubs break a 108 year drought.. beating the cleveland indians 8-7 in ten innings.. ((walter)) its now 5:?? thanks for joining us. i'm walter allen((jen)) and i'm jen epstein. we want to start this morning.. with a news alert out of afghanistan. two u-s service members are dead..an fighting the taliban. nato made the announcement just minutes ago. the service members were helping afghan soldiers push back the taliban from the kunduz district when they came under fire. nato has yet to release the names of the soldiers. we'll continue to follow this developing story and have updates throughout good day tampa bay. (dave scattered clouds with more pm warmth in the forecast today. high temps head back to the mid 80s. tonight will be mostly clear and nice; lows in the upper 60s. mostly sunny and warm for friday, with high temps in the low to mid 80s.
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after 108 years without a world series title... the chicago cubs are on top of the baseball world.. after a thrilling 10-inning win over the cleveland indians. and as you can imagine - cubs fans are thrilled. this is what it looked like in chicago - pure joy from cubs fans who haven't been able to celebrate a championship in their lifetime... fans have been dancing in the streets.. the celebrations started when former ray and world series m-v-p "ben zobrist".. hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning..
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the cubs won their first world series back in 1908 against the detroit tigers. since then -- the team has had their fair share of losses, some say thanks to a curse. there was the collapse of the team in 19-69, after spending 155-days in first place. then in 2003.. the world series was in their grasp when the team found itself just five outs from the championship. cubs fan "steve bartman" reached out and caught a foul ball behind the bullpe.. they went on to lose that game. going back even farther to 19-45... when a man tried to bring his pet goat into wrigley field but was turned away. upset -- the man cursed the team, saying quote: "the cubs ain't gonna win no more". chicago went on to lose the next two games and fans referred to that as the "billy goat's curse". but it looks like the cubs managed to reverse the curse. for a local twist on all
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alcides segui.. he joins us live at cubs -- and former ray manager -- joe maddon's restaurant in south tampa... alcides -- there's a lot of ties to the bay area with this win..
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thanks, alcides.. developing this in pasco county... a 15-year-old student is under arrest, accused of making threats against an area school, students and teachers. fox 13's shayla reaves is live from pasco county this morning..with the latest on the investigation. morning.. shayla..
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thanks, shayla.. a four-year court battle
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hogan and the media company struck a confidential settlement agreement, reportedly awarding the wrestler 31-million dollars in cash.. hogan sued gawker after it posted a sex tape of him online. back in march, a pinellas county jury handed hogan a 140-million dollar judgment in the lawsuit. but soon after, gawker went bankrupt and shut down. on wednesday, both sides agreed to the new 31-million dollar payout. more bad news for allegiant airlines.. tampa bay times report.. has reveleaed that the company's fleet of planes.. are ?four times more likely to break down in the air -- than any other u-s carrier.. the newspaper found in 2015.. allegiant planes made 77 unscheduled landings because of serious maintenance problems. allegiant says it has improved maintenance practices.. and is in the process of phasing out its decades old planes for newer airbuses. the company also says it is focused on maintaining low costs, while
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if you've seen the wording of the amendment one ballot initiative on solar power... you may be a little confused.. the tricky language of it all.. has prompted opponents to make a last-ditch effort to strike it down. they've asked the florida supreme court to review the ammendment's wording.. because they say it's deceptive. and their argument -- is based on a leaked audio recording.. released by the tampa bay times, and the miami herald.. audio recording: sal nuzzo, james madison institute 11:17 "solar power polls very well, to the degree that we can use a little bit of political jiu- jitsu and take what they're hitting us on and use it to our benefit." those in favor benefit." those in favor of amendment one say nothing was said on the recording that ?proves decption..only savvy politics.. they say the amendment is simple -- it brings governement regulation to an industry that's currently uncontrolled.. the majority of the court originally signed off on the amendment's wording.. so it's unclear if wednesday's lawsuit will have any impact on the final decision come november
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as for presidential politics.. donald trump will begin his day in floirda.. before heading off to other key battleground states.. hillary clinton will continue to utilize president obama as a powerful surrogate in both miami and jacksonville.. the president is hoping to boost support of clinton with african-american voters.. who so far.... don't appear to be turning out as they did four years ago... with just five days to go until the election.. a new quinnipiac poll has the presidential race hillary clinton ahead of donald trump.. 46 to 45 percent. quinnipiac described the races in both florida and north carolina, as "too close to call." those numbers are pushing the candidates even harder in these final days.. some election experts say the decision in florida.. could come down to just a few thousand votes... fox's lauren blanchard has more.. chyrons:19-36 donald trump / republican presidential nominee 1:17-1:30 lauren blanchard / fox news correspondent / washington, d.c. (on cam fox tag) ----------------------------- ----------------------------- ----------------------------- ------------trump says: "pretend we are slightly behind. we don't want to blow this." donald trump
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than a week from election day... telling voters they can't sit this one out. trump has been sticking to his message that clinton is unfit to be president.trump says: "he is a crooked one. crooked hillary clinton. that term has really stuck. has anyone seen her today? that's going to be a great term for a president, right? boy oh boy, what a mess." in north carolina, president obama saying republicans will use the f-b-i investigation of clinton's emails to cause more gridlock.obama says: "you've got republicans already suggesting they will impeach hillary! she hasn't even been elected yet! it doesn't matter evidence they have to find something." the latest fox news electoral scorecard has moved the sunshine state from leaning democrat... to a news for trump. meanwhile, clinton was also in florida today... surprising voters waiting to cast their ballot early... before heading west to campaign.blanchard ((on-cam tag)) says: "more than 30 million people have voted early, that's nearly double the number at this point last election. and google trends saying searches on how to vote early have reached an all time high. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news."
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don't miss our election night coverage with fox's shepard smith ... right here on fox 13 and for up to the minute election results next tuesday, head news dot com. there, you'll also find the latest news and big issues we face leading up to election day. we're learning more about the disturbing shooting deaths of two iowa police officers... and the man accused of pulling the trigger. and.. southern cooking is filling.. but it also seems to be stretching part of america's waist line.. the new rankings on which state is the "fattest in
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carson and i 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 you mom, we both are. dana young for the florida senate. time be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts.
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the investigation continues this morning.. into the deaths of two iowa police officers.. the two officers ... were found dead in their cars, just minutes apart. police say 29-year-old "justin martin" and 39- year-old sergeant "anthony beminio" were both gunned down.. at seperate intersections in the des moines area.. 46-year-old "scott michael green" has since been taken into custody after a seven-hour manhunt. police said green was known to authorities... and had recently been in an altercation involving the confederate battle flag.. during a high school football game. among those paying tribute to the slain officers... saying they were quote: "taken in shameful acts of violence".. authorities in mississippi are investigating a church fire.. as a ?hate crime. hopewell baptist church, an african american church in greenville.. was burned and vandalized tuesday night. someone also spray painted "vote trump" on the side of the building. the main sanctuary sustained most of the damage.. and authorities say it took about 15 minutes to put out the fire.. the 22-member chruch has been at that site
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the new list of 20-16's fattest states in america.. is shedding light on the nation's obesity epidemic. and it's not good news for the south. southern states make up eight of the top ten spots in "wallet-hub's" list.. missississippi, louisiana, and arkansas make up the top 3.. florida -- not too bad... ranking 30th.. on the other end of the scale.. new jersey, colorado and utah were the healthiest. consistently rank at.. ?or near the top of c-d-c tables that track the percentage of people who have been diagnosed with diabetes or who are obese.. to make this years list -- researchers looked at things like obesity rates, unhealthy habits, and how well the state's children are faring.
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don't pack your lunch today! coming up -- we'll show you who's offering free sandwiches.. and why.. plus.. with more and more families using uber to get around.. we'll show
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welcome back.. families with small children may soon have a ?safer option for traveling
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ridesharing service just rolled out "uber family" in new york city. it offers customers the option to request a ride.. with a car seat! the new car seats are front facing.. and can only be used for children who are at least 12 months old.. weigh at least 22 pounds.. and a minimum of 31 inches tall. some parents say they've resorted to placing a child on their lap while riding in the backseat of a cab or uber.. or simply have to carry a heavy car seat with them.. t york is being credited with starting the new service. "uber family" is also offered in philadelphia and washington, d-c.. gas prices are starting to rise in the southeast after a fatal explosion shut down a vital pipeline. the average price for a gallon of regular gas is up three cents a gallon in georgia... and nearly two cents a gallon in south carolina. the colonial pipeline exploded monday after an alabama construction crew hit it with a piece of heavy equipment.
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september to repair a leak. hundreds of stations in the southeast ran out of gas and prices spiked by as much as 28-cents a gallon in georgia. you might want to cross those wireless earbuds from apple off your christmas list. the new "airpods" were supposed to be available last month.. but apple delayed their release to fix a few glitches.. and now -- there's word from the website "mac-rumors" they won't be on-sale until january. the site says it go media source.. writing about an apple supplier. social networking giant facebook is nearing another big mile-stone -- two ?billion users. the company says it had one-point-seven-nine billion active monthly users as of the end of the third quarter that's upwards of half... of the three-point-two billion people estimated to have internet access worldwide... crossing the two billion user mark would put facebook's usership at more than a quarter of the
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in case you didn't have it marked down on your calendar, ?today is national sandwich day. and subway is marking the day by paying it forward. customers who purchase any sandwich with a drink today will receive a second sub for free. and, for every sandwich purchased.. subway will donate a meal to "feeding america". there will also be special content for the good feed deed campaign on line. still to come on good day.. 108 years-- 10 innings-- and a rain delay.. we're live from cleveland.. where chicago cub fans are full of excitment.. as they celebrate being world champs! plus.. beyonce has gone country! we'll have a bit of her perfoance last night at the c-m-a's.. as well as the big winners..
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it's 5:--, i'm jen epstein thanks for joining us on this thursday morning.. and i'm walter allen well if you haven't heard by now.. the cubs are world series champions.. breaking a 108 year drought... historic event.. is fox's joel waldman.. he joins us live from progressive field in cleveland.. morning joel.. rizzo says: "we're in the books, we're in history forever." the cubs win in the tenth inning of game seven of the world series... ending a drought of
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says: "i knew he was fast, i knew i had to get rid of it, it was wet out here, the longest game ever." the cubs led throughout the game... but the indians were able to come back and tie it in the eighth inning. cleveland's manager says they were just trying to figure out how to get another run... but they weren't able to pull ahead.francona says: "that was quite a series and you know somebody was going to go home happy. but they deserve a lot of congratulations." many cubs fans never thought they'd see the day they'd win the title... but chicago's manager says their hard work paid off. maddon says: "superstition has nothing to do with what's happening today. nothing. and if you want to believe in that kind of stuff, it's going to hold you back for a long time." one of the cubs' most famous fans... actor bill murray... says a burden has been lifted for chicago fans.murray says: "this is so long. it's like throwing out old clothes. it feels fantastic. all the debris of all the years that
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all very exciting.. thanks, joel.. (walter - and no time to rest when you're world series champs... take a look at this... the cubs are very much awake and tweeting pictures during their flight home... they're all taking turns posing with the trophy...
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he stole more than 10-thousand- dollars from a little league baseball program. john farrar is no longer the president of the tarpon springs little league. police say the 51-year-old turned himself in for stealing nearly 13-thousand-dollars from the organization... but officials say that number could go higher. starting back in may... police say farrar admitted to pocketing money from concession stands... as well as transferring money from the little league's account to his own 300-dollars at a time. when the league started asking questions... that's police believe farrar was having financial problems... and may have been evicted from his home recently. the league sent a letter reassuring parents... saying this has been rough - and thanking police. a little league sponsor says plans for a new score board have been pushed back. farra has
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later this morning in tampa.. the metropolitan ministries holiday tent will begin accepting donations.. more than 18-thousand families are expected to seek help this year -- many of which have already registered.. to staff the tent.. more than ten-thousand volunteers will also be needed.. for those of you wondering how you can help, or get help.. the tent has a new location this year.. it will be near the corner of cass street and nebraska, in downtown tampa.. the tent will be open at eight a-m... monday thru saturday.. metro ministries will also methodist church.. on bruce b. downs. there are also donations spots in pasco and pinellas. you can find directions for all of them on the metro ministries website. country music's biggest night-- taking over music city
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opened with performances from ben haggard, brad paisley and carrie underwood... haggard performed in memory of his father and country music legend merle haggard.. who died earlier this year at the age of 79... as for the awards.. garth brooks took home the big win of the night-- in a match-up against carrie underwood, luke bryan, chris stapleton and keith urban.. it was garth who was named entertainer of the year... other performances during the night came from charlie daniels, reba mcentire, dwight yokam, alan jackson. and randy travis.. there was also a special collaboration between the dixie chicks and beyonce. other big winners of the night included carried underwood -- who took home the award for female vocalist of the year.. chris stapleton won male vocalist.. and
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after the break.. fox 13's scott smith has a play-by- play analysis of last night's historic win by the chicago cubs.. and.. the true face of cancer.. why a father's picture is being spread around the world.. and the message he hopes it sends. dunkin's sweet black pepper bacon sandwich is back with twice the crispy, caramelized peppered bacon.
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america runs on dunkin'. i spent 22 years in the air force, america runs on dunkin'. and i was a republican for every one of them. i was rationalizing donald trump's behaviors until... i heard that tape, that was the last straw. i don't want my granddaughter thinking it's okay to be... treated that way, and my grandson growing up thinking... that's how you should treat women. that scares me, that scares me a lot. so hillary's got my vote. we don't see eye to eye on everything, but she's strong, and i respect her.
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i alone can fix it! bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i'd like to punch him in the face. i like people that weren't captured, 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
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in other sporting news.. the tampa bay buccaneers are set to take the field in prime time tonight.. as they host the falcons at raymond james stadium... winston and his offense can keep pace with the high flying- falcons.. last week's overtime loss to oakland took a toll on everyone -- but winston says they're turning the page ahead of tonight's
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tonight's game will also see former bucs safety "john lynch".. lead the team onto the field before being inducted into the ring of honor. kickoff for this one.. is at 8-25... it is 5:??: time now to find out what's happening on the roads - with our
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(walter) (2shot) there is a picture - that a father took of his daughter - that is going viral.. and that's exactly what he wanted.((jen)) the little girl has cancer.. and he wants the picture to bring attention to her.. and all the kids who are battling this illness.. laura is here to show us more. the father who took this picture offers no apologies.. i want to warn you.. the
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?very, ?very tough to look at.. but it is so incredibly powerful.. that the father is urging news stations all over the world to show it. ((laura/take cg3)) this is jessica whelan. she's four years old.. and she's going to die soon from neuroblastoma. her dad writes, "this is the true face of cancer. my baby girl's blood vessels protruding from beaneath her skin, a solitary tear running down her cheek, her body stiffened and her face contorted in pain". a caption picture. he says.. he wants this picture shared, as often as possible, so people can see the darkness that is childhood cancer. jessica's oncologist says she only has a few weeks to live.. she's not in the hospital.. she's at home.. with her family.. where she can be more comfortable. her family threw a party for her .. and even though she was in pain.. her dad writes that jessica stayed as long as she could.. to greet all her guests.. the picture of jessica in
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it ?is bringing awareness... it's also bringing money. jessica's family has raised more than 57-thousand dollars to help fight neuroblastoma .. just over the past few days.. we know how powerful this is.. we have the picture.. as well as her father's full facebook post on our fox 13 facebook page.. so you can take your time and read it yourself..((jen/walter)) carson and i 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.
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in my job, i see a lot of fires that could've been stopped... before they started. that's why florida's firefighters support amendment 1. amendment 1 does solar the right way... commonsense safeguards for the health, safety and welfare of florida's consumers and it's first responders. amendment 1 protects consumers from scams and unsafe solar installations. vote yes on amendment 1... for the sun. ?? 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. you've got to work together. 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
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here's something you don't hear every day.... your electric bill is going ?down.. if you're a tampa electric customer.. you'll see your bill go down in january.... by about a dollar fifty. the public service commision approved the change wednesday... ?commercial customers will see about a five-percent decrease in their bills. a new flight training school is up and running at tampa's peter o. knight airport this morning -- for a entrepreur and former fighter pilot "kirk hawkins" believes his "icon a-5" can bring flying to a whole new market... its wings fold, you can put it on a trailer.. and he says just about anyone can learn to fly it... however -- it's not cheap.. the plane sells for more than 250 thousand dollars... hillsborough county deputies are searching for two burglars-- one of which -- may have still been celebrating halloween. the two men
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and as you can see... one of them is wearing a tutu-- and possibly a wig. once they broke the glass door... they went inside to eat fruit and drink soda. the men eventually put a box over the camera. if you know anything -- you're asked to call the sheriff's office.. pasco county is hoping to crack down on illegal dumping with surveillance cameras. officials released these videos... which show people tossing junk, trees, old furniture-- even boats! this has been going on for a few years... but officials are hoping the public can help iden responsible. they say illegal dumping makes the county look trashy... and the cleanup costs taxpayers money. getting caught is expensive too... a 500-dollar fine per ?piece of trash. you can get free tickets today to see "bon jovi" in tampa. he'll perform saturday.. during a rally with hillary clinton's running mate tim kaine.. the event will take place at the state theatre in st. petersburg. the clinton campaign will start handing out free tickets at noon.. on a first come,
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person.. with less than a week before election day, people are coming out in droves to vote early. and while their selections are private, their personal information-- such as addresses and phone numbers -- is totally public. as fox 13's haley hinds tells us, it's nothing new. but, some elections officials are trying to stop it. ever wonder who your boss ?might? be voting for? how about your favorite bolts player... are they left or right wing? and, how close to amalie do they live? you can find out... legally. registered to vote in florida filled out their applications, they saw this: a notice that all information, including phone numbers and email addresses become public record.now, what isn't is your signature, your driver's license number, the last 4 of your social security. but your name address, date of birth, all that information is out there the div of elections has the entire state database making it easy for groups to make public records requests and post the data for all to see online.you google your name, you're probably going to find it it's nothing new. but, it still catches voters off-guard.it surprises me that they give anybody's information out to anybody. it should be confidential.you may have gotten one of these notes in the mail from the "voter participation center"... telling you whether or not you've voted in the last several elections and comparing that data to your anonymous neighbors'.the center says, they're just trying to get people to get out and vote.we are particularly interested in those demographics who have traditionally been underrespresented in the electorate. and that's unmarried women, people of color and millennialsobviously how you vote is privatethose people who can vote, we want to make sure they do vote or encourage them to vote the florida state association of
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of our legislators and said you know, your 16 year old daughter pre-registered and her information is out there. are you comfortable with that? but we can't seem to get too much traction. for voters like sanda carr...i'm an open book she doesn't mind what's out there, as long as she gets to vote.it doesn't surprise me. you can find anything you want on the
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some voters can request to have their information made private, such as police officers and victims of abuse. but, if you find your name and address on third- party websites, you have to contact the owner or administrator to get that information removed. ((jen)) there's much more to come on good day.((walter)) let's turn it over to russell and laura - to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. ((russell/2-shot)) it's one of those stories.. that transcends the world of sports.. the chicago cubs are va ((laura)) this morning.. the curse is broken - and the cubs are world champions.. (laura/take vo) and it couldn't have been done without some guys.. with very close ties to tampa bay.. most notably.. joe maddon and ben zobrist.. we'll show you how the bay area is celebrating their success.. (russell/take vo) and: it's smaller than a penny.. but it can kill you in mere moments.. this morning - the hillsborough county sheriff's office will talk about a drug that's 50-times more potent than herion.. and
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? i used to feel so uninspired ? ? and when i knew i had to face another day ? ? lord, it made me feel so tired ? ? before the day i met you, life was so unkind ? ? you're the key to my piece of mind ? donald trump: she ate like a pig. does she have a fat ass? absolutely. boob job is terrible. she's a slob. lips are too big, solid 4. disgusting pig. flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. i moved on her like a b****. priorities usa action is responsible for the content
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sot trt :05 (depends)outcue: 8 to 7 in ten!!!!(((this starts with the announc >> the cubs have finally won it all! >>laura: you can forget the curse, the heartbreak. it doesn't matter anymore. after a 108-year wait, chicago a city sized celebration is going through the city. wrigley field glowing with words some thought they would never see in their lifetime. >>russell: the guys from tampa bay. jen zobrist and joe maddon. >>laura: maybe you couldn't get back to bed after all the excitement. we have the highlights in a

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