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david roundtree was hit and killed by a car yesterday in mount vernon elementary school. the man who hit him is 19-year- old charles walton who is charged with a dui manslaughter. >> we begin tonight with the huge victory medical marijuana. the voters backed it with a turnout. >> amendment 2 gives floridians access to treatment and all of these additional diseases. before. >> it needed 60% to pass and about 70 but now as ryan smith reports we will tell you how soon this happens and that is on the lawmakers. >> passage means 500,000 floridians may have access to medical marijuana products then those consumers will be registered and >> reporter: through this website. the office of compassionate use.
and action by lawmakers. >> reporter: lily was diagnosed with leukemia in august. she is only two years old. >> hopelessness. i feel useless. i cannot do anything. >> reporter: election night signaling some relief may be in sight for lily . >> i am still doing research on when it will be available to her. she needs it from one i've researched in an oil form. still a long road ahead before families can get their hands on medical marijuana products. state lawmakers are now tasked with creating specific rules and regulations for medications with a 90 day waiting period and looking at a doctor licensed with the office of compassionate use. >> there is a world out there in florida. there are some really sick
>> reporter: supporters predict newly qualified patients will have access by july 2017. it all depends on just how quickly tallahassee takes action. >> we need it immediately. >> reporter: ryan smith, abc action news. tonight a lot of concern in the minority communities about what a trump presidency could mean for them. we caught up with an expert on what changes they can expect to see realistic we. and is not hide that living under protection from deferred action for childhood our rivals. she now fears 11 million other undocumented people like her could be deported. >> we are in a panic mode. we are in survival mode. we have to plan for the worst. >> are political expert tells us tonight in massive
uptick in those reported definitely is possible. >> while it is not just minorities who are worried about what lies ahead for america as trump surged ahead many americans were trying to access the canada immigration website. the website crashed and was down for hours. this is what the website looks like right now. it looks like it is working just fine just running slow assess at the top you may experience delays while using this website. we are still working to figure out the exact reason for that website going down yesterday. >> the trump says his team has not said who is on the short list for his cabinet but experts say trump is expected to reward those who stood by him during the campaign. here are a few said to be on the list. former house speaker newt gingrich for secretary of
and for attorney general with a gle to rudy giuliani or chris christie. today on cnn rick scott said he's not interested. >> if he says i need you in the cabinet you would say what? >> i like my job here in -- and i will pass. i will help donald like my job and i will stay in florida. now the most accurate weather team in florida. abc action weather. >> good afternoon, everybody. we are still tracking one area of rain that is 85 miles west of pinellas county. it is moving east with a decent chance some of these showers hang together between 7:00 and 8:00 this evening. nothing strong but every little bit helps as it has been with
up to downtown 76 degrees and 77 in part of and you can see all of that moisture streaming in from the cold. behind it we begin to cool off first thing tomorrow morning so mid to upper 50s across our northern counties under clear skies by a makeup time continue into the weekend. we will talk about that coming tonight. a 2.5 year legal fight over ridesharing in hillsborough county is now over. >> kera mashek explain the deal and what it means for you. sack you can open up your smart phone and get a cheap, fast ride wherever you want to go. that is why so many people love uber and lyft in tampa bay.
thousands also making extra cash or a full-time living driving for the companies. >> i hear from a student who needs a ride to the store or the airport. i am here for you. >> reporter: the commissioners insist while people love ridesharing, they want to make sure it is safe. after two years of back and forth and bickering able -- in vote >> you have to give a little to get a lot. >> reporter: officially it is legal in hillsborough county outline requirements for insurance and background checks without fingerprinting. >> the bottom line is it is time to get past the circus in do the job the public demands us to do. >> reporter: companies said he can keep catching rides but
demanding legislators step in to give every company in florida this same set of rules to play by. this new agreement is just temporary and runs through the end of next year. there is also the new rules enacted that will invite potentially new ridesharing companies to come to the area. >> kera mashek, abc action news. haven police want you to be on the lookout for robert junior last seen by his father on monday. they were in the car when robert got upset and try to pull the car off the road.'s father stopped the car but robert ran away. his son is diabetic and has not taken his medicine in two weeks. this man marcus grant is
at the premium outlets. they found him using his phone to record the woman as she walked around the store. he now faces charges. due to come tonight, new uncertainty surrounding the accuracy of polls. why they were so wrong in this election and the warning signs you may have missed. election upset in a race for the housof
more support for donald trump coming in on the tweeter with jeb bush tweety congratulations. iraq congratulations on your victory. we will pray for you in the days and months to come. donald trump won the corridor of i-4 with the exception of hillsborough county . the outcome of this election has people asking how
should you ever trust another poll again? i spent the day today looking at an entire industry built on predicting the future and might be over as we know it. the only thing really about this real politics poll is it was really wrong. along with most of the other polls that clinton ahead of trump how could the polling industry -- the science of measuring the people -- determining turnouts. >> reporter: they underestimate the gap between the urban vote in the suburban vote piece of when you have unexpectedly high turnout from key groups, that isn't built in the polling. >> reporter: they are having questions of the technology that most of these poll use for lying on calling voters on a landline when most voters in the key demographics only use a
with two good few people with kind of ways of measuring how likely somebody is to vote. check we reached out to an undecided voter who watched the debate with us at the station. >> for me it was donald trump. is he like he was -- it seemed like he was they were trustworthy of the two >> reporter: what to think they polls missed? >> not been honest about the boat or they were afraid of what other people think. >> reporter: could they ever be trusted again? maybe instead of polls, next time at the rallies. trump always had bigger crowds than clinton. >> to be clear tonight, not all polls were wrong. in fact, one always got it right.
trump in the late consistently and correctly predicted the trump waived to the white house. you are watching new video tonight. several hundred protesters taking to the streets of oakland shutting not my president venting their anger at the election of donald trump. fire in the streets. you can see that happening. police say one person was hurt after being hit by a car when protesters tried to move onto the freeway. no arrests have been made. from california to pennsylvania and oregon hundreds on the street protesting. dozens of people blocked traffic in downtown portland forcing italy
people including some who set in the middle of the road to block traffic. a much different seeing outside of trump tower in new york city today with hundreds showing support. they are hoping to get a glimpse of the president-elect. he has been laying low since declared winner. turning now to investigators plan to spend the night on the scene of this deadly train accident in the uk. seven were killed and 50 injured when the tram ran off the tracks south of london this morning. investigators say it was traveling at a higher speed than what is allowed. british transportation police have arrested the driver on suspicion of manslaughter.
out if he fell asleep at the controls. two florida voters are in the hospital after the boat capsized early in palm beach county. a witness says rough water flipped it over. he saw one man trying to hang on before falling into the water. the condition of the men is still trying to be found out. they will check out the newest addition to bu three little flamingos earlier today with the caption we all need to show a little love today. what is better than flamingo chicks? flamingos are actually not pink. they are born with gray feathers which turned pink from the diet of shrimp and algae. now the most accurate weather team in florida.
>> does that mean i will turn pink if i eat shrimp? >> you will be fine. >> the weather is going to be a very nice and tonight still some clouds and rain. there is a look out over the gulf and a lot of clouds. there are even some showers we are tracking as well. weather headlines with some scattered showers across the area. i think they will be long gone tomorrow as sunny skies return. that sunshine will be around thursday, friday, and right into the weekend as well. temperatures will cool off a little bit with folks waking up to 50s and 60 degrees. there is a look at the titan doppler radar with a handful of
a little bit of larger area of rain into the goals. -- gulf. there is an outside chance you could see a brief period of rain and it could be between 7:00 and 9:00. otherwise, most of the area stays cloudy but dry with temperatures still in the mid 70s. tampa 76 and myakka 76. tomorrow to feel those cooler temperatures and today we still hit 81 in tampa and bartow. the hotspot again is sarasota at 83 degrees. tampa right now partly to mostly cloudy with 76 he 81 today which is about right. normal is down to 79. the normal high is in the 70s with the record 88 in the mid 70s.
degrees. sarasota clear at 77. the further north you live, the better the chance for clouds and even a few showers the further south you are because this front, which is up here, will eventually be pushing across the area overnight. when it does, it will touch off a few showers and the clouds were clear from top to bottom overnight. tomorrow most of us will see sunny skies with temperatures drop again with a nice stretch of weather thursday, friday, and right into the weekend. overall rainfall will not be much. maybe a couple areas and then early next week monday into tuesday another chance of a few showers. here is the bottom line. we are not looking for any significant rain event in the near future. more sun then
with a dip in the jet meaning cooler air and we do have one coming toward the middle of next week with cooler air. down the road of thanksgiving we have seasonal temperatures. not too warm or cold. partly cloudy skies overnight and a look at florida's most accurate seven-day forecast looking very nice with upper 70s into the weekend. saturday morning probably the by sunday a few clouds begin to roll in and by early next week rain chances returned by monday and tuesday. still ahead tonight through death comes new life and new hope. we will show you the way of a -- the death of a boy killed by an alligator in disney world is now helping others. a look here are more congratulations for donald trump coming in from around the
an technology in disney world. it has been a week since they got permission to fly drones over the theme park. they are now announcing a new christmas show. the short clip shows how the machines will swirl in the sky to form a christmas tree. it will be at disney springs, which means you don't need a ticket to see it. tonight we are learning how the legacy of a child killed by
>> the family of lane graves is honoring their son helping families through a remarkable foundation. the lane thomas a nation helps children in need of organ transplants helping a young man -- a young boy recently in need of a heart. >> it is to also raise awareness. >> the fact they are able to take their own tragedy and turn it into something so amazing is just incredible. i cannot put it in words. >> the family of lane says they are grateful for the support that they have received. they also hope this foundation can help hundreds if not thousands of families in the future. uris wendy ryan with a look at what is happening at 6:00. a dark secret. how the people in charge of protecting lives could be putting your family in danger.
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to be replaced. -- obamacare has to be replaced. >> the impact it could have on all of us. good evening everyone jamison uhler. >> and i am wendy. thanks for joining us. >> today local small business owners are celebrating but others warn abc action news reporter adam winer millions might be left uninsured. there are still people today buying health insurance through the obamacare marketplace. even the experts admitting they are not sure what the future
it was a repeated promise. >> this is so important. we are going to repeal and replace obamacare. >> reporter: hours after the win several students for getting help through the health insurance marketplace from the helped her navigator. >> this is definitely one of those things that students can capitalize on. >> reporter: jacobs has held several students who were only able to get healthcare because of obamacare and experts warn the law >> some small business owners are already dreaming of a future without obamacare. >> my medical insurance went from $16,000 of the $26,000 a month with obamacare. >> reporter: she prefers healthcare to the 30 families in her business. she believes obamacare facilitated higher medical costs. >> when you have to take your child to the emergency room and