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. good evening i'm jennifer lee. >> i'm josh benson. >> all eyes on a tightening senate race in florida. marco rubio made stops in brandon and orlando. as congressman patrick murphy is making a op from the campaign trail. >>reporter: those congressman murphy and senator rubio spent the day along the i-4 corridor. >> we have one day to go we got to run through the tape. >>reporter: senator marco rubio working to fire up the crowd dozens to welcome him and rubio confident about tuesday. >> i can't wait for tomorrow night i can't wait for wednesday morning so we can get to work putting this country back on track. >>reporter: not much reason
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poll shows rubio 7 points ahead of his opponent. congressman patrick murphy. most polls are showing rubio ahead the entire race. but another poll from survey monkey shows murphy is ahead with rubio trailing by one point. with record early voting numbers among hispanics the question is which candidate will it favor. >> i don't think anyone understands the issue there is the hispanic community better than i do. i've lived in the community. these are not political issues they are the thing will spend his afternoon this st. petersburg with vice- president joe biden and his wife jill. before the clinton get out the vote jimmy buffett concert. murphy reminding voters of rubio lackluster attendance. >> there are still 270,000 republicans who requested a mail balance lot that have not yet returned it. >>reporter: sent for reminding
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a campaign event also in miami this evening. in tampa candace mccowan news channel 78. campaign signs continue to disappear just days before the election. with one woman says she caught the same person stealing her sign twice. homeowners are taking this pretty seriously. >>reporter: you no good evening josh they are. they are actually filing police reports now because people are talk their si people who continue to take these signs get caught on camera. one more day before americans decide who will be president. tensions high among neighbors. >> it's absolutely petty. i cannot believe that i'm here again less than a week later doing the same story again. >>reporter: that's right. the woman who took lisa's hillary clinton sign from her
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decided to pay her another visit. she made another guest appearance on his a's camera. >> same lady came back in her golf cart in her underwear and barefoot because it was so important to her to steal my clinton sign again. >>reporter: this time lisa decided to go to authorities. >> now i'm really angry. i'm really really angry. this is harassment. >>reporter: since the start of the election season dozens across the bay complained about their stolen signs. clearwater resident steve stripe has had 3 trump signs taken in the last couple. weeks. >> you can say what you want but this is actually removing my rights. >>reporter: he finally installed cameras and caught this person both troop and herb are fed up and can't wait for the elections to be over. >> there's no way to justify it. >> is this how you're supposed to treat your neighbor? >>reporter: now herb could
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of my wood. it's a misdemeanor if you're caught you could face a fine and if a judge wanted to could put you in jail. so i said this last week and i'll say it again josh, it's not worth it. >> no. it's got to make you frustrated to no matter who you're voting for. thanks so much. stolen campaign signs violence at rallies name canceling it's been a less than civil campaign to say the least. joining me to discuss this and the state of florida is dr. ed benton political science professor he at the university of south florida. appreciate you being here. kolbe college boston college poll found 80% of likely voters are embarrassed by the presidential race at this point. have you ever seen a presidential race quite like this one with this level of -- >> never in my 66 years of seeing something like that i'm surprised it's only 84%. people are dismayed to the
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are delaying voting because they are torn between picking the lesser of two evils they see it. >> there's no good candidate in their minds it's just who do i like the least. >> which one can i live with if i must. >> talk to me about there is a fleck and neck race in florida. keith cate has said it. josh benson has said it. momentum reporters say. it's going to come down to the i-4 corridor what makes it the other. >> i'm not sure. if clinton wins it will be because getting out the early vote among hispanics and african americans. if it's trump he's getting people who may have voted early who are white collar workers who are retirees conservative in nature and depending upon how many people he gets out early and also tomorrow because although i think clinton may have the lead in early voting he could make up for it in the -- when people stand in line vote tomorrow.
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wednesday? do we think we know who the president is by the end of the day tomorrow? >> even if every state certifies the election i expect to see lawsuits charges counter charges particularly if the election is as close as i think it will be. i think we may get some official word from someone but it will be far from over either candidate depending who wins and who loses. >> dr. benton thanks for joining us and giving us your perspective. ne c your headquarters for political coverage on election day. keep it tuned to us for updates. you can check wfla.com or our app for the very latest. follow us on social media using the #with of l a politics. to other news. state's department of environmental protection scrambling to act after an incident released millions of
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they pushed back on companies involved in potentially hazardous polluteing situations should have to inform the public . >> this is something that the department has the ability to do. the ability to do in a very cost effective manner. >> the department was urged to take more time on the ruling, but comments will only be taken until wednesday and rule will be crafted. that final rule should be out governor rick scott today announced the reopening of the historic a1a coastal know flagler beach. this comes 3 weeks after the governor directed the florida department of transportation to expedite two-way traffic in flagler beach. high surf hurricane matthew washed out parts of the highway.
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facebook page show deputy steve kelley coming to the aid of a doe stranded on the tar pin canal. a resident actually helped deputy kelley remove the doe from the water and then transport her to the week he watch he preserve where she was released. new device could help you fight cellulite. >> coming up next gayle guyardo checks out the fascia blaster. >> also ahead move over gun and his family will soon break. . few clouds around but very comfortable weather conditions overall. the humidity's down a little bit low 70s fantastic. rain chance is up couple of cold fronts we'll talk about
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. welcome walk when it comes to longevity there seems to be no fend sight for homer simpson and his family. fox has renewed the animated series the simpsons for its 29th and 30th seasons. by the end of the 30th season it will have made 669 episodes that tops gu for the most episodes of any scripted tv show. los angeles lakers fan is $35,000 richer thanks to this shot. look at this guy. boom at the lakers suns game the lucky fan was awarded one shot from half court. he pointed to his arm indicating yes, i have ice in in my veins right there. ice in the veins.
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welcome early black friday shoppers the retailer is opening at 5:00 p.m. and most stores won't close for 40 straight hours. it will boost the number of employees working on black friday. have toy experts in stores and express check out lanes open as well. hey did you know you can be legally bribed to vote by retailers? many national chains will be offering freebies and other deals tomorrow on election day. show your participating krispy kreme locations for free doughnut. gold gym will give you free access. here's a special offer for this friday which is veteran's day. mcdonald's of of course is honoring all active and retired military personnel by offering them a free classic big mac. the offer is good this friday at participating mcdonald's in the tampa bay area. valid military i.d. is required.
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if you're on facebook instagram or pinterest you probably spotted a lot of people talking about blasting their fat away. gayle guyardo checked out a new device called the fascia blaster. >>reporter: the tasha is a hot buzz we are. >> i want to take a few minutes to do a fascia blaster review. >>reporter: trending on social media. women trying to reduce signs of cellulite with a new device called the fascia blaster. fitness guru kelley parity is a fan. >> i'm on facebook looking on instagram somebody come one this fascia blaster i need to get it as well. whoever did this is going to kill it because it works. >>reporter: she believes that manipulating the fascia that's the connective tish under our skin can help you look and feel better. >> you're struggling with
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>>reporter: the fascia fat is based on the deep tissue massage technique called involveing. it they claim it can shape your body inside and out. >> there's the fat cells that live in the outer layer. >>reporter: ron thompson is a certified involver based in tampa. top athletes and weekend warriors alike come to thompson for his treatments. >> all of that outer layer is full of fluid. all of that outer part will >>reporter: thompson says that manipulating the fascia works because it releases fluids trapped in the issue beneath your skin making the skin look smoother. >> she didn't lose any weight that's 3.5 weeks later. >>reporter: the makers of fascia blaster claim it can help people try this technique at home. >> it's actually grabbing ahold of your skin and your fascia. think if you break that down and melt that down you're actually going to see the
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going to have a toner look irk devices like the fascia blaster work on the surface and fans say they see fewer dumps and wrinkles after they use it. bill but while this is a hot trend it's also controversial because many call this a pseudo science like a lot of alternative treatments bunter recommending minimums you have to decide if it works for you if you have any concerns about what it might do to yo b there's the result of the time change this weekend. lows don cesar sunset at 5:41 five minutes ago but gives a beautiful view here at st. pete beach. looking into the gulf of mexico. >> 76 degrees. should be a fantastic night for a stroll on the beach. sun say center 74 degrees. northeast wind at 4 miles per hour. 50% relative humidity here at
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here the next couple of days we'll continue to call for warm conditions in the morning hours. let's check to see if we're online. and let's take weather 5 guys see if that's working. our camera's off line. there we go. for election day our temperatures looking pretty good. 65 degrees at the polls open for tomorrow. if you're headed out thereunder motively clear conditions maybe a few clouds around 76 sunshine. 74 degrees when the polls close. great shot from tony. this is out at fourth desoto beach earlier on and again you can see a few clouds in the sky mixed in. we've seen a lot of high clouds screaming in here from the west. forecast temperatures at 7:00 a.m. temperature 65 degrees, temperatures through the low 80s throughout the time period. again we're looking for temps to be pretty close to normal perhaps slightly above. 77 degrees this evening. partly cloudy sky with comfortable temperatures for us
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and mostly sunny skies as we pointed out. 82 degrees there at 4:00 p.m. comfortable weather conditions humidity comes back a little bit but generally the dew point there is the 50s very comfortable for this time of year. at 7:00 a.m. 65 degrees. 82 degrees at 4:00 p.m. 79 degrees current temp tampa international airport. the dew point 62 here in downtown st. pete with that east wind pretty breezy into the downtown area thanks to the strong winds we've seen again throughout the day throughout the day. but also saw this last the area. but back to the west a few showers and storms we're actually expect a cold front later wednesday into thursday. and it may help to bring cooler drier air for us but it really won't bring a whole lot in the way of precipitation. 23 days in a row without precipitation. we're starting to see the drier conditions which we do expect this time of year with november being the dryest month of the year. this evening a few clouds breezy and mild for us. a few clouds continue to stream along from the east to the west for election day.
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fairly pleasant day. afternoon sun mixed with clouds beautiful overall rain chances less than 10% hardly worth a mention. as we get into wednesday you can see a few clouds back to our east and here comes the cold front brings the possibility of some slightly cooler drier air you'll see on the 8 day forecast temperatures dropping into the cool category. upper 50s for low temperatures in some areas. the rain chance 10% for wednesday also for thursday. high temperatures upper 70s. day look forward to that. and then of course for the heart walk on saturday great weather for that. that one always starts out a little cooler with that warm florida sunshine makes it very cool by the end of the walk. plan on heading out to raymond james for that event. guys. >> all right thank you very much. >> another body found on the south carolina property where a woman was found chained inside of a caner. >> coming up next how investigators were able to tie
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you can join jen h julie phillips and me from 8:00 to 9:00. 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.
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making headlines across america. investigators in south carolina continue to search for human relanes after find a second body buried on a property where a woman was found chain diminisher. todd kohlhepp was charged sunday with four counts of murder after he confessed to gunning down four people 13 years ago. that came after his arrest in kaila brown's kidnapping. she was the woman found chained inside a metal shipping container on his property thursday. her boyfrien found. kohlhepp is being held without bond. the first woman to serve as attorney general of the united states is being remembered tonight. janet reno died at age 78 from complications of parkinson's disease. she served under president bill clinton from 1993 to 2001. reno held the job longer than anyone else in more than 170 years. a judge today postponed jury selection in the
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on a bible study class at he plan well ame church last year killing 9 people. we're getting a look at the damage caused by an earthquake that rattled northern oklahoma. this magnitude 5.0 quake shook the building to the point where the roof collapsed. it's in the say of curbing that's again oklahoma city and actual salt it appears some have sustained the most damage. bricks stumbled on to street and sidewalks. a number of minor injuries were reported. it of a road in downtown debuick near homes and businesses. the witness heard the road cave in as she was walking to work. authorities are blaming a water main break for creating a massive sinkhole right there in iowa. . >> midly almost i heard this sound him hipped my the street collapsed it kept collapsing. >> no injuries were reported. officials say the street will be closed until thursday to repair all the damage.
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coming up next. >> stacie and keith are here. >> we have team coverage on the campaign trail the day before the election. >> how donald trump and hillary clinton are making their final push to get your volt. plus it could all come down to florida. we're going to look back at the 2000 election and key race necessary the senate and house with political observer brendan mclaughlin. a terrifying home invasion in lakeland. we talked to the couple tied up and held at gunpoint. >> reclaimed it or not. >> those stories plus your storm team 8 forecast and sports with dan lucas coming up on news channel 8. the station
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counting down to election night. we have live team coverage as the candidates make their final push for the presidency. >> and held captive in their own home. a lakeland couple describes their night of terror to 8 on your side. plus why are don't use? mark's on it because you paid for it. good evening i'm stacie schaible. >> i'm keith cate thanks for joining us tonight. on the campaign trail tonight it is the eve of the election and hillary clinton's campaign has brought some star power to st. petersburg. peter bernard is joining us live at the get out the vote concert that just wrapped up featuring none other than jimmy buffett. >>reporter: jimmy buffett keith and it's a beautiful venue down here the sun is
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petersburg skyline in the background. wint in our hair. this was political rally and partly a campaign speech and campaign rally as well. the vice-president was here he spoke for about 20 minutes. told the crowd of several hundred including people in the overflow area that the election is in the hands of florida voters. he said voting is a tremendous obligation saying if hillary wins in florida it is over. he also took several jabs at donald trump. >> this guy's already world. this is a race between a man who praises vladimir putin pursues putin and a woman who expands our alliancees and knows who our foes are. >>reporter: there he is the man himself jimmy buffett sank for about 20 minutes we heard

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