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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
looking on the radar examine there were a couple of sprinkles near arcadia. they have just about worked offshore with the northeast wind and that flow working its way across the state from east to west. we may see a few more sprinkles during the afternoon. i know we had a few yesterday. just want to point that out. not a big deal. 69 degrees the current temperature in tampa. 71 in st. petersburg. our normal lows are like 63 so yeah, it's a seasonable morning which will turn into a seasonably warm afternoon with a mixture of clouds and sunshine and highs in the mid 80s. vanessa? >>vanessa: on the roadways, we've cleared out from any incidents we were seeing overnight. a smooth ride no matter where you're heading and which roads you're taking. this is a live look here, checking out 275 near gandy boulevard in pinellas county. super quiet there. northbound drivers, maybe heading towards the howard frankland bridge, once you get to the tampa side, head up to
should only take eight minutes. southbound 75, fowler avenue to the selmon expressway and eight again heading west on i-4 from the interchange to 75. >> ben, you had a great series and as everyone remembers the crucial hit tonight so there's a piece of hardware for you. >>russell: ben zobrist now and forever a cubs legend with a cria the first world series win since 1908. >>laura: and chicago very much appreciates it. even though the game was in cleveland, wrigleyville was packed with fans. they hung on every pitch, praying for a win but bracing for something cubs fans have become all too accustomed to, disappointment. that's how cleveland is feeling this morning. the team has not won a world series since 1948. >>russell: that's nothing.
been suffering 108 years without a win so this was long overdue. let's check out some highlights. fourth pitch, dexter fowler deep to center. gone. first ever leadoff home run in a game seven. he gave up four runs. saw another first in the sixth. david ross becoming the oldest man to homer in game seven of the world series and this was also the last game of his career. rain came. 17 minute delay. cubs came back, re-energized. top of the 10th, ben zobrist stepped up to the plate. both teams got one more apiece. the curse would be broken. listen as joe maddon hugs the commissioner's trophy. >> it's the baby. it's your first baby.
this is why this has all happened. there's a tough game obviously the way they came from behind. we regrouped during the rain delay and this group never quits. so give our guys all the credit in the world. >>laura: the average ticket price for a game seven ticket in cleveland was $2,700, higher than any other baseball game. just a footnote in a series full of records, cubs are already the favorite for next game could impact the presidential election. >>russell: eight previous times there's been a game seven series in the same year as the presidential election. all eight times the american league won, the g.o.p. candidate won the election. if the national league had won the game, the democratic candidate ended up in the white house. >>laura: this year, since the cubs are in the national league, we'll see if that trend continues next week.
won the presidency without carrying two of three swing states. that's florida, ohio and pennsylvania. and as donald trump and hillary clinton begin the final sprint to election day, the race in florida is virtually deadlocked. new poll, clinton leads trump 46-45. pollsters say it is just too close to call. >>laura: with 29 electoral votes here in florida and five days until election day, the candidates and high profile supporters are out in force. donald trump is starting his day in jacksonville before carolina. president obama is scheduled to stop in miami and jacksonville as he campaigns on clinton's behalf. >>laura: florida supreme court considered removing a controversial amendment from next week's ballot. it's amendment one. seeks to change the state constitution to say that consumers should not subsidize solar growth. but solar advocates say it is misleading. challenge comes after a leading proponent of amendment one was
it could end up restricting solar growth in florida by raising costs. spokeswoman for a utility funded group that supports the amendment called the legal challenge political grand standing. and she argues the amendment will protect consumers. >>laura: a pasco county student is facing serious charges after deputies say he threatened to shoot up a school. >>russell: it's at least the seventh serious threat in pasco county this year and officials don't think students are getting the message. >>laura: shayla reaves is live for us. making these threats can land you in big trouble. there's a zero tolerance policy sadly for this child. >>reporter: you're right. and some of the cases have occurred since the law has changed here in florida. in fact, it's a stiffer penalty now, a felony if you are caught making a threat to shoot up your school. and it's something we continue
for students, the consequences are real. in fact, i want to take you right here. this is what happened at ridgewood high school here in new port richey. according to deputies, a 15-year-old student cold classmates not to come to student because he planned to shoot up the school. a staff member reportedly verified the threat and authorities arrested the teen. pasco county school support kurt browning issued a statement on the arrest saying, quote, it breaks my heart student's future is in jeopardy because he made a false threat to shoot up a school, especially after we widely publized the new terroristic threats law and pleaded with parents to talk about the serious consequences. i will take this opportunity to once again ask all parents to make it clear that it's not okay to joke about school shootings. such threats are not a laughing matter and near are their legal consequences. now, the new terroristic threat
it strengthens for making threats, including firearms. it's now a second degree felony to make a threat involving a school shooting. in this case, we're told the law actually allows for punishment up to 15 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. so despite a press conference, video appeals to parents, several efforts to get the word out to parents and s the consequences for violating that law, pasco county school officials say they're continuing to see cases just like the one we told you about this morning. we know just last month, middle school students at two separate schools were charged with felonies as well for making threatening -- posting threatening messages or making threatening messages towards teachers at their schools.
years old. so we're going to continue to follow and keep you posted if we learn any new information. reporting here in new port richey, shayla reaves, fox 13 news. >>laura: thank you. we'll talk to you again later. >>russell: largo firefighter is recovering after he was seriously injured during a training exercise. this happened yesterday. the firefighter was repelling out of a second story window and his equipment failed. he fell 14 feet, landed on his back, taken to bay front where he was listed as stable. will investigate. >>laura: police say a former little league president admitted to stealing thousands of dollars for his personal uses. he turned himself in tuesday night. he admitted to taking nearly $13,000. at first he said that he would take cash deposits from concession stands and then failed to deposit them into the league's account. he admitted to transferring money directly into his account.
their home and were living in a hotel. >>russell: gawker reached a $31 million settlement with hulk hogan. in march, pip he will as county jury awarded the former pro wrestler $140 million. punishment for leanking a two minute sex tape. gawker eventually shut down and the sister websites were sold to uni vision. gawker attorneys kept fighting to reduce the penalty, settling on the settlement also calls for hogan to receive some proceeds from the sale of the company to uni vision. >>laura: allegiant planes are four times more likely to break down than other airlines. allegiant jets were forced to make unexpected landings at least 77 times in 2015 for serious mechanical failures. none prompted any sort of action from the f.a.a., though.
fox 13 that passengers are safe. listen. >> the events that were highlighted in 2015 based on the article in the tampa times are events that we would like to address and reduce their frequency and we've done -- we've made steps to make sure that that happens. and the results are already showing in our improved reliability. >>laura: they mark their 10th year at international airport. the company is holding a celebration at the baggage claim area at 3:00. >>russell: season of giving kicks off this morning in tampa. metropolitan ministries holiday tent will be open for donations. the iconic red and white tent has become a holiday tradition this time of year. more than 18,000 families expected to seek help at the holiday tent this year. they will also need more than 10,000 volunteers. and the tent has a new location
cass and nebraska avenue in downtown tampa. there's a construction project by the old location so they had to move. the tent opens at 8:00 a.m. monday through saturday or also donation spots in pasco and pinellas county. that time of year. well, it is a drug that is used as a tranquilizer for he elepha and now it's on bay area streets. >>laura: the growing problem on the streets and the presents for first responders. >>russell: after 108 years the curse of the billy dpoet is -- billy goat is over. >>dave: 69 at tampa international. 71 in st. petersburg, sarasota as well. upper 60s inland. your dew points are in the moderate category. i'm going to count today. today and tomorrow of that before the drier air starts to settle in for the weekend. high temperatures, though,
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>>dave: top of thursday morning to you. this may look like yesterday's map because it is very similar and that's one thing is when we put ourselves into a weather pattern, oh, boy, are we consistent until that weather pattern and a couple of more days of this before it gets cooler and drier for the week. 63 in brooksville. ocala as well. mid 60s lakeland, wauchula and i mean right at the coast, you've got the temperatures in the very early this morning, we had a couple of sprinkles move across the state and they're now back out over the gulf. we may see a few more like we did yesterday afternoon. this is all in advance of our cold front which is back here to the northwest, moving through wichita and eventually as it slides southeastward, it's going to push some of this humidity south, bring in some drier air. now, it's not going to be one of
no. but we are going to take care of some of this humidity over the course of the next, say, 48 hours or so. okay? high pressure starts to move toward the south as we squeeze this front through the area. it's november. cold fronts in november don't typically give us a lot in the way of rainfall so nothing more than a couple of sprinkles the next couple of days but then yes, it will turn less humid this weekend. dew points, moderate dew points run 65, we're going to knock them back to upper 50s. okay? so manageable stuff. it's going to feel a little more refreshing but we're not going to get into a truly dry, dry, dry air mass that you would typically think of behind a front. now, also, folks, remember this. it's hurricane season still. we have one little area that we're watching very, very disorganized. it's only a 20% chance for development over the next five days and look where it is.
again, not going to bother anybody. i just want to point out to you that it is there in case it does develop into some type of a tub tropical storm or whatever. 85 with scattered clouds and warmth for today. sunrise is 7. 46 -- 7:43 # and tomorrow is going to be a lot like today. i think we may take temperatures down a couple of degrees to around 83 but we' until late on friday night, early on saturday morning. and you know what? you look at these numbers and they're fantastic. 80, 81 degrees and 82. lows in the lower 60s so regardless of humidity levels, i think you're looking at a stellar seven-day forecast. >>vanessa: i think you're right. we're checking out 75 which is pretty clear throughout the viewing area except for hillsborough county. overall no big concerns.
but as you head in the southbound direction, looks like we have one incident we're following and it's going to be around the big bend area. there's some debris reported and it's going to be blocking that center lane so make sure you've got your eyes pealed and use caution in the area. >>laura: thank you. we begin with a news alert out of afghanistan. nato is saying two u.s. service members have been killed. two others wounded fighting the taliban. they came under fire assisting afghan troops. nato has not released anyone involved but we'll keep you updated as soon as we learn more. >>russell: and two iowa police officers shot and killed in ambush style attacks. this morning the suspected gunman is in custody but the moeb -- motive is still a mystery. >>russell: two des moines, iowa police officers ambushed and killed in separate attacks early wednesday. >> i don't think he may ever have been aware there was a gunman next to him. >>russell: 29-year-old officer justin martin and 39-year-old
shot sitting in their police cars. investigators say 46-year-old scott michael greene carried out the attacks. police say greene surrendered wednesday, flagging down a state employee along a rural road. >> he flagged down an employee of the dnr, presented his i.d. to that employee and asked that that employee call 911. mr. greene was taken into custody without incident. >>reporter: little more than two week ago he was removed from a after allegedly displaying a confederate flag. president obama is among those paying tribute to the slain officers saying quote, they put on their uniforms to serve and protect and they were taken in shameless acts of violence. sergeant beminio is remembered as a husband and father. >> he goes by tony and he's been with us since 2005. >>reporter: officer martin just
urban dale chief described his final moments. >> he didn't have any idea. there was no warning or fear or that he was going to make a stop or go out with anybody. he was stopped and was going to proceed through an intersection when he got confronted by a gunman. >>russell: according to the national law enforcement memorial, 52 u.s. police officers have been fatally shot on duty this year. that is up significantly from this point >>laura: in north dakota officers in riot gear clashed with protestors near the controversial dakota access pipeline. dozens were hit with pepper spray as they waded through waist deep water to reach the property owned by the pipe lane's developer. this came hours after north dakota regulators criticized the company for not immediately reporting the discovery of native american artifacts on the land. president obama announced the feds were looking for ways to
>>russell: a republican party headquarters in north carolina has reopened after it was fire bombed last month. staff is in a new building just a short walk from the original location. police have not arrested anyone in connection with this incident. a $10,000 reward for information that would lead to an arrest. there is a big bucs game at raymond james stadium tonight. it's the color rush game. both teams are supposed to wear their special uniforms. >>laura: but the doing it. we'll explain why at 6:30. then it's a solution to a problem we didn't even know we had. a new kick starter project wants to put one of these in every kitchen. and it promises to whisk away all your baking pr
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it's time to see what's clicking on the web. jen is here with >>russell: time to see what's clicking on the web. >>laura: jennifer epstein has the hot clicks. >>jennifer: good morning. the biggest story on social media is the world series. it's trending on facebook, twitter, instagram, hidden in all the posts, we found the key to the cleveland. yes, we did. take a look. this is video from the billy goat tavern in chicago. the owner, he's the nephew of billy, the guy who originally cursed the cubs. sam has tried to lift that curse for years. see him there? nothing has worked. then last night, he rang the bell that once hung around that fabled billy goat. it seems that did it.
>>laura: yes. >>jennifer: and that's all you need. >>laura: you hated for that guy to live with that legacy. >>russell: you would think they would have done that sooner, right? >>jennifer: i wish russell rhodes was reading this story. a new kick starter campaign promises to whisk your cooking problems away. the new whisk wiper helps you keep the whisk and your counter clean. vanessa, is your head exploding right now? >>vanessa: such a good the batter that drips, it also wipes the whisk clean. for only 19 bucks you'll get your very own whisk and very own wipe he were. if you're hoping to have it for christmas, you're out of luck. whisk wiper already sold out. it's a kick starter campaign already reached 50 grand. >>laura: that's a great idea. >>russell: i didn't know we
>>jennifer: we love to show off videos and we have a dog who loves rooting for the bucs. his dog kona, they're huge bucs fanatics. every time they're about to score, he runs to the tv to hop around and cheer on his team. and i'm pretty sure if you saw that, i'm pretty sure he's wearing a bucs bandana, too. we know who they will be voting fo the falcons at ray jay. >>laura: thank you. >>jennifer: you're welcome. >>russell: we're going to talk about a drug so potent that a miniscule amount, smaller than a penny, can kill you. it's a growing problem we all need to be aware of. >>laura: and we're looking at the tampa connections this morning to the world series win. alcides segui is live at joe
good morning. >>reporter: good morning to you, laura and russell. two men helped the chicago cubs win in game seven of the world series. we're talking about two former rays, joe maddon and ben zobrist and there's a banner outside of joe maddon's house. we traveled the world sampling the best cheese for two reasons
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((russell 2shot) good morning, i'm russell rhodes ((laura)) >>russell: welcome. i'm russell rhodes. >>laura: and i'm laura moody. good morning. long morning for cubs fans. alcides segui is checking out some local connections. first we need the forecast with dave osterberg. >>dave: i have a lot of mid to upper 60s for temps. 64 in brandon, 69 in tampa. back to few lower 70s continue. st. petersburg, sarasota and venice. we -- you know, just like yesterday, that northeast wind, we've got a few little sprinkles that have worked toward the east coast of the state and eventually work their way west. one or two isolated sprinkles mixing in with some cloud cover today but you know, we're still going to get back well above normal. high temperatures in the mid 80s for today. vanessa, good morning. >>vanessa: we're getting word from the polk county sheriff's
now. they're working a crash that involves a semi truck and a second vehicle. this is about two miles east of state road 60's intersection with highway 630. and the good news is, this is not involving any serious injuries but we do hear that all lanes are blockedment just to give you an idea, the sheriff's office says this is near the indian lake estates area in lake wales. if you can avoid the area in the meantime, please do so. >>russell: you just that final out without getting goose bufrpz.pit took seven gam, 108 years but the cubs are the world series champions and the curse is broken. it took every member on that team to accomplish this incredible season but two of the standouts from the championship team have strong ties to tampa bay. >>laura: joe maddon and ben zobrist. he's a part of this town. it was part of the reason why we
you have to be happy for him. >>russell: oh, no doubt about that. you have to be happy for joe maddon, for ben zobrist as well, two very nice men and both still have ties to the tampa bay area. we know joe maddon does with the restaurant behind us in south tampa. i have to give you a look at what chicago looks like right now, though. you have dozens of people taking pictures outside field, there with the marquis and people still celebrating even right now. i have to tell you, a couple of hours ago, maybe two or three hours ago, tens of thousands of people were packed along the streets there at wrigley field. of course, celebrating a world series victory. one that has long been awaited for for a lot of cubs fans so they were celebrating in chicago. we're celebrating here in tampa bay as well. joe maddon has so many ties to the tampa bay area.
saw a pretty cool banner. big w there. a couple of fans posted that outside of his house. it has a picture of joe maddon there. you can see his beard, his dark glasses as well. typical chicago chant and it also talks about the 108-year curse on the chicago cub. curse of the billy goat. obviously that is over now and it is time to celebrate in chicago, fan or a ben zobrist fan. what a world series, too. it came down to game seven. the last inning, just about every game, too, was extremely close. one of the best world series i've ever seen and a big component in winning that game last night was a tampa bay ray, ben zobrist who was named the most valuable player. he was fresh off the world
city chiefs and landed in chicago. what a perfect fit. the top of the 10th inning, game seven of the world series facing two strikes, potential go ahead run on second base, ben zobrist, a double inside the third baseline giving the cubs the lead and eventually winning the world series. yeah. party time in chicago. so apparently, the chicago cubs also tweeted out a you know, blank such and such if they're not showing up to work today because obviously everyone was partying last night. so it was kind of an excused absence for whoefr needed it to show to their employer. you know, i just can't even imagine the excitement, 108 years in the making following chicago cubs win the world series. couldn't happen to a better ball
better manager and ben zobrist. so happy for those guys. back to you. >>russell: see you later. thanks. >>laura: fan goes by mike on twitter, got a cleveland indians champion tattoo. he said he was confident corey kluber could get the job done. no regrets, right? >>russell: world series is over but the nfl season continues. the bucs are hosting the at ray j. winston tries to bounce back from last week's loss to the rays. >> main focus is to mentally be ready for this game and go out there and fight. >>russell: this isn't just any game. this is color rush thursday. only one team will be wearing their bright colored uniforms. the bucs. that's because the falcons color rush uniforms are also red.
for john lynch. tonight he's being inducted in the ring of honor. ceremony is at half-time. lynch is the ninth person to receive that honor. nine time pro bowler played from 1993 to 2003 and helped them win that super bowl ring. >>russell: 6:36 right now. when the d.e.a. issues a warning to law enforcement about a drug they should not even touch, then you know it's bad. such is the case with something call chad, just this morning we had something break across the a.p. wire that u.s. officials have made more than 400 seizures of this drug in eight states since july. what is it? >> i saw that, too. it's a very strong, synthetic
toxic at miniscule amounts. >>russell: we read 50 times more potent than heroin, 10 times more powerful than morphine. >> it only takes a miniscule amount. >>russell: can we lose the graphics? >> a miniscule amount to become deadly. 10 milligrams can kill hundreds of people. only one gram can kill tens of thousands >>russell: we talk about fen fentanyl. this is way stronger even than fentanyl, right? >> it is. it's used legally as a tranquilizer for very large animals, elephants, buffalo, other large mammals. that's what it is designed for. >>russell: so we've got this drug. it's on the streets. why?
of profit. drug dealers are there to make a profit. heroin is expensive. carfentanyl is cheap. it's 50 times more potent than heroin. but what they will do is cut the heroin with the carfentanyl. you'll get the same effect and increase your profit. the problem is, people are ingesting and consuming they're taking it and overdoses skyrocketed, significantly increased the past three years. >>russell: ohio is one of the worst places. >> the northeast is being bombarded. you're right. and hopefully that's one of the eight states where they've cracked down. but very dangerous. we've seen it here in tampa. luckily not as prevalent as the northeastern states but once again, you have drug dealers who are not scientists who are now
extremely toxic cocktail. >>russell: it's being made in china and mexico, we understand. but here is what i want to bring up this morning. i think to me, to all of us when we heard about this. besides the fact it's just dangerous for users, it's dangerous for first responders, for law enforcement to come in contact with this stuff, right? >> and imagine if they touch it, if law enforcement comes in contact, if they inhale it, sniff it. our drug sff weeks ago, imagine if they sniff it, the deadly effects it could have. >>russell: like you said, not -- we don't have a big problem with it here yet, but you have to know if it's there, if it's in the northeast, if it's in ohio, it's going to be coming here, right? >> absolutely. you're talking about using something that's cheap, that you can put a miniscule amount and make it more profitable, it is coming and i just caution
came out this morning about the cases. i mean, they go as far as to call it a weapons grade chemical. when you read something like that, it's frightening, isn't it? >> think about that. think about it. 10 milligrams can kill hundreds of people. you know, one gram, imagine how small one gram is can kill thousands of people. you're talking about something that's extremely dangerous. this isn't just mr. law enforcement officer talking about, listen, let's be dramatic, it's another drug on the street that can hurt somebody. no. this is extremely toxic. i caution everyone out there. >>russell: important information we have out there today. i hope people are listening. thank you. good to see you. >> have a great rest of the week. >>laura: so disturbing, too, to think about the pictures and we've reported on a lot of them, this couple that passed out in the front of their car, kid in the back seat. it will be interesting to see if any of that has been cut as they
all right. it is 6:40 now. we're getting a little cold snap this weekend. dave will show us the temperatures up next. >>russell: and we're in for a treat this morning. walter taking us on a one tank trip live. did you like that? but his destination for now is a secret. i know. first some perspective on the cubs win. the last time the chicago won the world series, 108 years. okay. the periodic table of the it. hailey's comet appeared twice since the last time they won the series and the last time they won the world series, the wright brothers were debating if airplanes could ever fly from new york city to paris. amendment 1 is endorsed by florida's firefighters...
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>>laura: this morning it's walter allen's turn and he's already on the road. >>russell: working on it. >>laura: good morning, walter. >>walter: it's like we went to the bar for our one trank trip. >>russell: sounds like it, doesn't it? >>walter: then it would be a one tanked trip. yes. when the -- i'm full of puns. >>laura: stick around, folks. >>walter: when the opportunity came up for trip, i really jumped on it. i haven't done one in awhile and there are so many cool things to check out in tampa. only thing i'm allowed to say, i have to be very careful about what i say. i'm in tampa. i'm at -- not very far from the station. i'm at a place that has food. i'm at a place that has a little bit of music and i'm at a place that has fantastic air conditioning. that is all that i can say.
here, fox 13, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30 we'll take you on a one tank trip and it will be like a quarter tank of goes. >>russell: food, music, ac. >>laura: close to the station. >>walter: ac. >>russell: all right. all right. we're working on it. we'll see you later. >>walter: see ya. >>laura: krispy kreme? >>dave: we'll find out. mid to upper 50s this morning. west chase, new i have brandon, plant city, all these spots about 65, 66 degrees. still 71 in st. petersburg. nice, mild start to the north. crystal river, inverness, brooksville, dade city, about 63, 64 degrees. a couple of spots sarasota and venice still above 70 at this hour and mid to upper 60s in polk, hardee, de soto and highlands county. now, you're looking again at the moderate humidity and it's been that way all week.
haven't had the dew points running above 70 degrees like we have over south florida for the past couple of weeks. so what's going to happen when this front actually comes through? i can tell you a few days ago, it looked like dew points were dropping in the 40s and it was going to be like this massively dry air mass. i don't think it's going to happen now. but watch the very end of this loop and we're going to loop it all the way through until the front is about to make its way through late friday and early into saturday and you'll start upper 50s. you see this saturday morning at 6:00. dew points in the upper 50s and lower 60s for everybody else. so we're going to slide them back to the upper 50s. lovely, lovely air mass. but not necessarily as dry as, say, last time around. so it's going to be a beautiful day. we do have just this tiny little bit of moisture, just a few
like yesterday, that may spark one or two tiny little showers and/or sprinkles. they're not going to be a big deal so i was driving yesterday. i think i got sprinkles for 10 seconds so that kind of deal working across the state again but in general, we'll have enough sunshine to warm things back up and we will make it back in the mid 80s for today. our normal high is around 81 and we're going to squeeze out, i'm thinking, another 85 degrees. tomorrow will be pretty highs around 83. then your front comes through and it starts to get less humid this weekend and really, it's going to be a gorgeous weekend. dew point is 55, 58 or even 60, it's still going to be a great weekend. 85 degrees for your high temperature today with a sunrise at 7:43 so at least we're less than an hour now from the sunrise. when i get in, it's like four or five hours before the sunrise. mostly clear, 68 tonight.
sunny skies. what i'm thinking for the weekend is we'll knock temperatures back down to normal or slightly below normal but the dew points also drop so it will be breezy, drier, nice. we're turning the clocks back saturday night to sunday morning so all in all, really a stellar weekend forecast. >>vanessa: looks like it. all right. thank you. it's 6:48. as we check on the roadways, enter statsz -- interstates are typical slowdowns on some of them. up to the moderate congestion range at 13 minutes between fowler and the leroy expressway. lake wales area, we do have a full shutdown on state road 60. sheriff's office says they're working a semi truck and vehicle crash two miles east of 630 so that's a little ways east of the indian lake estates area. if you're familiar with the
arounds. the closest roads that might resemble a work around, florida's turnpike, yikes, or u.s. 98 all the way down to the sebring area. if you can hold off plans to head this way, please do so. >>laura: thank you. coming up on "good day," disney is giving fans a first look at two classic characters in the flesh. do they live up to the names of beauty and the beast? >>russell: and solving sticker shock. what uber give riders fewer questions give riders fewer questions about hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and
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seems like everyone is on facebook .. but the company continues to >>laura: seems like everyone is on facebook these days but the company continues to struggle when it comes to turning a profit. >>russell: let's get to lauren simonetti. not great news for facebook, is they have 1.8 billion users on a monthly active basis. this is crazy. revenue $7 billion. i can give you number after number. they're going to blow your minds, they're all stronger than expected. problem is when you have grown so phenomenally, you have to slow down at some point, right? the other thing is, advertisers. they spend a lot of money because there's so many eye balls on the sight. facebook can't add that many
cluttering the experience. towards the middle of next year, they're not going to see the ad growth because they have to stop at some point. investors didn't like that and the stock is down 7% as i speak. >>laura: let's talk about uber. >> victim of their own success. >>laura: especially when you consider like 25% of the population is on facebook. uber, they managed to stay ahead of the trend while they continue to fight these battles in these individual cities whether or not they can continue toun right? >> yep. they've revamped their app, getting a major makeover. when you sign in, you might notice you'll see very clearly all the different options for cars and the arrival time and the price from the start. so you might say, okay. uber pool, the carpool service, it will get me there basically the same time as a private car and it's going to cost me this amount less. and you might actually choose the pool. all that is fine.
then they're kind of cluttering the app with things like timetables, pandora music, snap chat. you can tell your friends where you're headed and hook up with them easily using the uber app because it would be connected to snap chat. the list goes on. some people might get annoyed by that. we're in the uber app because we need a car. >>russell: we'll talk later, okay? see ya. thank you. ? >>russell: in a matchup against carrie underwood, it was garth brooks who was named entertainer of the year. this year marked the 50th anniversary for the country music association awards. including performances by luke bryant and a special collaboration between the dixie chicks and beyonce. here's a look at other winners. chris stapleton, carrie
awards. eric church's mr. misunderstood won the best album. humble and kind won song of the year. >>laura: and check this out. it's the first look at emma watson in full costume as belle in the live action remake of "beauty and the beast:they're on the cover of entertainment weekly." their remake does not hit theaters until march. the original was the third i believe it. >>russell: i want to see that. >>laura: right up there for us ladies. right up there. it's time to check in with charley belcher now. >>charley: russell and laura, i'm glad i'm talking to you guys this morning because we've known each other awhile. and today, will you allow me to be gratuitous? today is a big day and i'm
it's a very special day. you guys know who that is right there? that is lindsay rose belcher. it seems like it was about last week she looked like that. today she turns 16 years old. >>laura: i know. >>russell: wow. wow. >>laura: charley! >>russell: that's something. >>charley: my daughter is 16 years old. my little peanut right? and then, of course, look. that was -- you know, she was diagnosed with leukemia and we had to go through -- you know, we had to go through that and then -- >>laura: god bless her. >>charley: she's getting ready for home coming in high school. >>laura: we love you, lindsay rose. we love watching your adventures together. >>charley: all that happened in two weeks. i don't understand because i'm 25. i've never been good at math.
16 years old. i love you with everything that i am. man. i'm freaking out a little bit about this. how do i have a 16-year-old? i'm about 16 mentally. >>laura: so much the better. you two are so great together. >>charley: on my way to work, i called her to wake her up and i started singing happy birthday and i started bawling like a little baby. i'm excited. happy birtay what do you think of me? no. i'm in st. petersburg this morning at the st. pete wine and food festival. let me tell you, this is a big deal. five days. it kicked off last night with a wine pairing. tonight cocktails and tequilla. tomorrow night, craft beer festival and then saturday and sunday, the tastings. beautiful place to spend a morning or an evening in lovely
item but they say it is worth every penny because of everything you get for that ticket price. it's a little cheaper if you buy it online before you just come down here. st. pete wine and food fest.com. of course, fox 13 news.com will have that link so check it out. if you don't want to go anywhere, sit at home. i have a great preview this morning. we'll make your mouth water and have a "good day." >>russell: see you later. bye. >>laura: new this morning, how to have homework success. we have a second grade teacher who is studio to talk about how much homework your child should have in a perfect world, when they should do it every night and what to do if you can't get it all done. >>russell: the state of the race. it could be a long night tuesday if these polls hold true. also developing this morning, the fight over removing amendment one from florida's ballot. >>laura: and the 108-year curse is broken. and the party has just begun. we're going to show you how the cubs celebrated on the plane
>>dave: 70 degrees. starting to see a sliver of our sunrise this morning. here's a better picture with a couple of clouds over lakeland. 66 the current temperature there. we're going back to the mid
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>> zobrist is a base hit, cubs take the lead! >>russell: that's right. former ray, ben zobrist, delivers in extra innings. rbi double helped end a 108-year curse for the cubs. pl election and the f.b.i. is now becoming a crucial player in the election. i'm in washington. we'll have more on that just ahead. >>laura: a craving for calories. packing on the pounds. there might be an easy way to fix that without having to diet. and welcome to the 7:00 hour of "good day tampa bay." i'm laura moody. >>russell: and i'm russell rhodes. welcome. a lot going on this morning but it's also ask a lawyer day. number to call for free legal advice will be at the bottom of