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i'm luanne sorrell. here is a look at this morning's top stories.
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a wrong-way driver on i-4 kills two people. the highway is shut down near sand lake road. we head out to the scene for a live report. and.... the talking is over... and the time for action is now. contests being held in five states today. we break down what's at stake when voters head to the polls. finally.... a police impersonator is on the loose in clermont. the suspect.... armed with a gun... pulling people over. we have the details coming up. but first, let's get over to brooks
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`````` p `` `` the countdown to the florida primary is nearing its end.
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``` voters will head to the polls-- and decide who they want to see on the @`@ ticket come november. by the end of the day.... it's expected we'll have a better idea of the state of both the republican and democratic parties. florida is one of
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along with florida... voters will head to the polls in ohio.... illinois... missouri... there's a lot on the line for the candidates today. for republicans... there are 358 delegates at stake. for the dems... 691. several presidential hopefuls will spend their days campaigning in the sunshine state. marco rubio will stay home.... with a campaign event in miami. donald trump will be in palm beach... where he will address voters later tonight..... he'll be joined by fellow frontrunner hillary clinton who will also be in palm beach. let's head out to gina benetiz in where they're expecting a lot of voters today -- good morning, gina! presbyterian church one of the busiest polling places in ark -- more republican voters. but lines expected to be moderate because so many people voted early. trt:22 oc: (take sound byte she politician like my husband is, but i'm pretty good at doing the job. that's what we need. someone who can do the job. )
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7am looking at the race for the white house.... it seems to be the for the white
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election to lose. and donald trump are holding big leads in the sunshine k polls shows clinton q! a commanding lead in florida. the latest quinnipiac poll shows clinton ahead of bernie sanders 62-percent to 34- percent heading into today's voting. as for trump.... he is still holding-off marco rubio. a new poll --from "monmoth university" -- shows trump leading rubio 44- percent to 27- percent. ted cruz sits in 3rd --with just 17- percent. trump and rubio traded jabs at events yesterday. both men looking to get the final word --before voters head to the polls. of course, it's all about the
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take home 99 delegates on the republican side. on the democratic side, 214 delegates are on the line.... but hillary clinton and bernie sanders will split those proportionally, based on how well they do. fox 35 is your =9 headquarters. the polls close at 7pm tomorrow. and soon after --we will break-in with election results from florida and across the country. starting at 7pm-- we will be broadcasting online on "fox 35 orlando dot com."
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fox 35 news at 10 with live reports from the campaign headquarters-- and political analysis-- you won't get anywhere else! new this morning. search is on for a man impersonating police in lake county. police say the suspect was spotted pulling over a woman near the beef o'brady's on highway 50 in clermont, just before 11 o'clock sunday night. employees at the restaurant watched the whole thing happen and say the man was wearing a brown uniform and carrying a gun. they say the suspect noticed them watching.... and took off in black crown victoria with lights in the windshield. if you see him, call clermont police. news alert. will gather tonight to remember a boy.... orange county. this as the boy's mother speaks out.... demanding justice. scheduled for 15-year-old antwan davis. found shot and killed sunday lakewood avenue and anderson place in ocoee. davis' mother.... stacy thames.... says
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unacceptable way.... from an instagram post. she also says he was the oldest of her four kids.... and she will miss his smile. family members say they are hopeful someone will call in with information leading deputies to whoever is behind the shooting. tonight's vigil is scheduled for 8 p-m at starke lake in ocoee. crime alert..... an investigation is underway after a @? dog was found shot and wounded in a cocoa backyard. police say the 2 year old chow-shepherd mix is in a cast this morning -- after he was shot in the leg on saturday night while in the fenced- in backyard of the family's cocoa home officers say the dog belongs to 8 year old jonathan hawkins. 9pp his grandmother says they adopted u the dog two years ago to help
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special needs 0 the family has unched a go- fund-me page to help > pay for the dog's surgery. they are hoping to avoid amputation. xpxa?l anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the cocoa police department. in marion county... leaders are hoing $ to prevent a tragic accident... by providing bear- proof trash cans at a steep discount. but you'll have to ask fast. only a limited number are available on a first-come first-serve basis...thanks to a new grant from florida fish and wildlife. according to the commission... a third of all bear complaints in marion county involve a bear that was attracted to the area by garbage. you can save nearly 200-dollars off a bear-proof trash can today... just by calling the county's parks and rec department. a warning for your
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scammers looking to get their hands on your tax refund. coming up.... how to keep your hard earned cash where it belongs. plus.... republican campaign signs being vandalized in brevard county. how the person responsible is making it look like the democrats are
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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new this morning. no charges --for a central florida man arrested for a shooting in sanford. investigators say he was justified in pulling the trigger. 22-year-old tonney mccants was arrested back in january.... after police say he shot 44444444444lled marquis grooms at the kensington oaks apartment complex. ` police say grooms used to date `` mccants' girlfriend.... and ` broke into the apartment and started beating her. that's when they say mccants grabbed his gun... and shot grooms more than a dozen time.
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with manslaughter. but our news partners at the orlando sentinel report those charges have been dropped. ` the state says mccants was justified in his use of force... under florida's "stand your ground" law. @`` `p `````` also new this morning.... `xx charges are being reduced for the h@|` motorcycle racing champion.... accused of punching a daytona beach police officer. the daytona beach news journal reporting-- danny eslick had his charge reduced from a felony --to a misdemeanor --after pleading no contest to the crime. he now faces 12 months' probation.... with early termination after six months. finally.... the city of port orange is expected to approve nearly half a million dollars to pay for police body cameras. the daytona beach news journal reports the money will be approved at tonight's meeting. it will pay for 70 camera.... and 70 new tasers. the department is seeking a 5-year deal contract for the devices. in brevard county... someone is vandalizing republican campaign @ signs in melbourne. and-- they are using a tag-line used by
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democratic candidates. along the "wickham road corridor" -- we spotted 3 donald ` trump signs--- and 2 ted cruz signs-- all defaced with the same message. in spray paint--the signs read "feel the bern"-- a slogan made popular by bernie sanders. melbourne police say they have not received any complaints about the signs. but-- defacing them is considered a misdemeanor. for those who spend all year analyzing politics -- today is like the superbowl in florida. that includes bud hedinger of "good morning orlando" on "w-f-l-a" bud: what are your predictions for today? what do you think happened to marco rubio's campaign? no
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l@[pj0s@````````````````````````````````@````` of chicago. several officers cross-fire. straight ahead.... details on what lead to that shooting.... and an update on
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three chicago police officers are recovering... following a late- night shoot-out. detectives say -- the officers were investigating drug activity --when a man started shooting at them. wofficers returned fire... killing the man... but not before each was shot multiple times. none of their injuries are considered life- threatening. in maryland... we now know the under-cover officer who was shot to death while a
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police station... was killed by "friendly fire". prince george's county police say it's unclear if officer jacai colson was mistaken as the attacker in the chaotic shootout... or whether he was accidentally hit. russian president vladimir putin is ordering the majority of his military to withdraw from syria. the surprise announcement came-- as peace-talks aimed at ending syria's five-year war continued yesterday. but the president made it clear that russia will maintain its military bases-- and keep a limited number of troops-- in the country. still ahead-- a major admission by the n-f-l. the league finally coming around on a big issue. coming up.... what the n-f-l has to say about the link between football and brain injuries.
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welcome back... i'm ryan elijah. i'm luanne sorrell. we are following breaking new. if you are heading out the door... you
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alternate route. a wrong way crash shutting down west bound lanes on i-4 this morning. fox 35's holly bristow is live at the scene with the very latest. good morning holly. the countdown to the florida primary
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55555555``55``555555555555555uw@| p0 hours-- voters will head to the polls in five state... including florida. let's head out to gina benetiz in winter park -- where they're expecting a lot of voters today -- good
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< orlando police chief john mina is addressing a serious problem... that is becoming all too familiar. mina says "enough is enough"-- after several incidents where officers had guns pointed right
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on44444444444 happened over the weekend. police say michael louis-jacques is accused of firing shots outside a greyhound bus station in orlando. when authorities caught up with him-- they say he pulled a gun on officers. he later dropped the weapon-- and no one was hurt. but-- chief mina says his officers are being forced into these dangerous situations more and more. last year-- orlando police say they pulled nearly 7- hundred guns off the streets. they also say officers were shot at-- or forced to use their weapons-- daytona beach chitwood is officially running for volusia county sheriff. this morning we're hearing about his the race. in january, sheriff
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retire after 16 years at the end of this year. chitwood says he was encouraged by the community and even the daytona beach mayor to make the move for sheriff. the man accused of attacking an orange county deputy outside of the w-w-e training facility-- must undergo a mental health evaluation. that story kicks off the morning rush. "armando montalvo" was not in court yesterday, but his attorney was. montalvo is accused of trying to break into the orlando facility back in august. he is charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer-- but his attorney argues he is not fit to stand trial. montalvo has previously been diagnosed with bi- polar disorder. he is due back in court on may 20th.
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virginia police officer-- who was fatally shot on her first day-- is holding a memorial service for her. "embry-riddle" in daytona beach will hold a service for ashley guindon on march 22. she earned a bachelor's degree in aeronautics at the school. she was killed back in february-- while responding to a domestic dispute at a home in woodbridge, virginia. it was her first day on patrol. orange county leaders doing what they can to stop the ongoing heroin epidemic. the county has seen a spike in herion deaths in the past few years. %u5 14 --in 2011..... and 82-- last year. the county has since created a "heroin task force" --that has worked get 70 additional detox beds-- to help those battling addiction. they are also trying to get a drug-- that acts as anti-venom for overdoses-- in the hands of all 1st responders. county judges are also working to combat the problem-- by increasing bond amounts for heroin
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suspects federally. orlando's playoff push continues tonight... as the magic prepare to take the court against the denver nuggets. ow... orlando is 12th in the east. but they're just five games out of a lll playoff spot... with 17 games to go... and lllllllllhl` f@ denver is just a desperate. the nuggets are just six games back of houston and dallas to make it l, into the western conference ``_`p playoffs. tonight's game is set ``z`{`yx`]z`x to start at seven o'clock at amway. x`x ((!(8) -@\h the orlando pride `7`7`7`7 holds its first training session in sanford. the team's head `?`7`?'@/@/hhxx@hh`qqqqqq````h`xp`x coach says yesterday was mostly about bringing the players together... so they could begin building chemistry. some of the bigger names like alex morgan couldn't make it... but are scheduled to arrive at camp later this week. the pride play their first-ever scrimmage this saturday. and in another "first"... an n-f-l official has acknowledged a connection between c-t-e... and football. @w p{]kp the league's senior v-p for health and o@x|po@9 safety told congress yesterday the research
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there's a link between the brain disease and retired players. before now... the n- f-l's commissioner and other league representatives have always avoided |keu+x\f@ taking a position. hh j xl`xup\\000000p xxxxxxxp@r@rp@qppr|tputtt8s8st t:*6 a warning for your walet. scammers are looking to get their hands on your tax refund. coming up-- how to keep your hard earned cash-- where it belongs. plus.... a big day for marco .. his campaign hanging in the balance. find out if he has a chance to take down donald trump in florida.
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looking to extend his lead on the republican side. for the democrats.... hillary clinton could put bernie sanders even further in the rearview mirror with a big day. doug luzader is live in washington d-c..... can trump be stopped in florida? does a loss -- mean the end for rubio?
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enough ground today to stay in the race? 0h p``` ce|_ 0@`` ( xpp a consumer alert-- when it comes to
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trying to steal your refund. be safe... they even targeted a florida congressman. according to the i- r-s... tax schemes are up 400-percent this year... compared to last. it's an issue florida congressman john mica knows first he recently recieved a call from a scammer.... but didn't fall for it. other people aren't so lucky.... mica says he's talked to people who have lost thousands of dollars to fake i-r-s
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the i-r-s says they will never demand immediate payment over the phone.... or request personal financial information. if you believe you've been targeted.... report it to the treasury inspector general for tax
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toss to john at the wall j5gbeadline comes from "fox news."
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wall your first headline comes from "fox news." it reads----- " man charged in michigan shootings says uber app took him over." ```````````````````````````````h|@
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t@`p7x`@0 toss to john at the wall your first headline comes from "fox news." it reads----- " man charged in michigan k shootings says uber app took him over." in the newest update on kalamazoo shootings... police say "jason dalton" says the uber app told him to do it. "dalton" works for the company.... and he was working the day the shootings happened. he told police... "it's like an artificial presence coming from the phone." he's accused of driving around in his car and randomly shooting people. he is being charged murder and attempted murder. a judge ordered
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through a mental evaluation earlier this month. your next headline comes from "u-s-a today." s--- "vatican: mother teresa canonization decree expected tuesday." the pope is expected to sign a decree
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banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. . and welcome to super-tuesday in florida. so glad you're with us. gdo. i'm amy kaufeldt. >> i'm john brown, we begin with news this morning. >> two people have died in a crash this morning and several lanes shut down at sand lake road. we'll take you live to the scene and give you info how to get around it. >> john: also it's finally


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