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from tampa bay's number one news station, this is the fox 13 news at noon. so so far so good a polling place around bay area seems early voters cleared a smooth election day. good afternoon everyone i'm linda hurtado. and thanks so much for joining us. this may be an election day, but before the polls even opened at least half of florida's votes have been cast by mail or early voting. but the candidates are still fighting for the vote. that's left. foxes lauren blanchard they kept a hectic pace well past midnight both presidential candidates made final pitches to voters late last night before heading to polls themselves this morning
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former president bill clinton presidential hopeful hillary clinton headed to polls morning in their home town chappaquiddick waugh new york. >> so many people are countying on the outcome of this election, what it means, for our country and i'll do the very best i can if i'm fortunate enough to win today. >> calling his presidential campaign an amazing process, native new yorker donald trump also cast his ballot this throughout the country as millions turn out to choose either the nation's first female commander in chief or the billionaire business man. well i voted for hillary clinton. i think she's a strong person. i think she's got the experience to lead our country. >> i voted for mr. trump for president because i believe he's a free man. i don't believe anybody owe owns him.
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needed 270 electoral votes. in new york, lauren blanchard, fox 13 news. dixville notch one of three towns in new hampshire where vote has already be counted. other two or harts location in mills field. with those votes counted, trump leads 32-25. so many people took advantage of early voting in voting by mail this year but lot of people still vote that traditional way at the polls. so far polls have been busy in hillsb voter turn out officials believe this year will be about the same. a few problems have been reported with machines in hillsborough fox 13 lloyd sowers is live at polling place in seminole heights. so lloyd what's the problem with the machines? >> linda, it's that scanner that you slide your ballot into near the end of the voting process. we have reports of about 3 of them have become jammed up. election officials say it tends to happen with two page ballots
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jammed up about three machines. they say those votes will be counted. doesn't appear to be a big deal right now. but we will continue to keep an eye on this here in hillsborough county. show you some video that we shot here at the polling place where we are in seminole heights. what a beautiful day to come out and vote in seminole heights here a shade tree out front at the garden center. some folks are volunteered to tell us just how they voted. >> i voted for donald trump. and why? make some change. and i'm done with the same old same old. ms. clinton. preferably because that is what's going to make historical. because first female president. she has worked very hard over the years that i've seen in supporting all of people not just a set of people >> so a lot of enthusiasm for
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not so much for the candidates they oppose. as you know this is very polarizing election. talked to family here a little while ago. a mother and a father with their little kid. the father went for trump, the mother goes for clinton. they say it's all through this election cycle kind of at each other. and they hope that after election day things can kind of return to normal. but so far, no big reports of any problems here. polls are open at 7 get out here and vote if you hav already. we're live in seminole heights. lloyd sowers, fox 13 news. back to you linda. i think we all hope things return to normal. thanks, lloyd. >> well in florida there's also the hotly contest the senate race people are watching to see marco rubio will keep the seat that he's held since 2011. right now the quinnipiac poll shows rubio is leading democratic candidate congressman patrick murphy 50 percent to 43. rubio and group supporting him spent more than $18 million on television ads.
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his supporters. university of south florida professor says since the beginning it has be a dirty campaign really on both sides full of personal attacks with very little time spent discussing actual issues. well another important race to keep is a close eye on is between congressman david jolly and former florida governor charlie crist. fox news named florida's 13th district the fourth most likely to flip in our country. jolly is seeking reelection but it might not hpe slight lead. 13th congressional district is in pinellas counties. and voters there will decide that race between jolly and crist. our dan maddox is live at polling location in st. petersburg where lines at the polls have been long. dan, are they still long? >> yeah very, very long. absolutely incredible turn out so far. i just talked to supervisor of election. when you count in all of the mail-in ballots, early voting, and the voting that you're seeing today, two thirds of
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ballots. go ahead and take a look at the line here a fourth street north in st. petersburg. you can see this line completely wraps around block here coliseum location. about 4 precincts are located in this site. pinellas county very, very important. most densely populated county in florida. election officials say so far no major problems to tell you about. there have been several reports of paper ballots jamming the machines. but i'm told that was resolved very, very quickly. once again lines very, very long here. i even spotted one woman from england obviously she can't vote she can't participate in the this but she wanted to come out and watch the excitement. but definitely voters here very, very passionate. take a listen. >> always exciting. love, love voting think it's important. it's right thing to do to be involved. you cannot complain if you don't come out and stand in line and do your part. longer than i've ever had in tallahassee. how's that?
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has decided the last four presidential winners definitely one location in florida to keep an eye out on. once again two thirds of the voters have already cast their ballots no major problems to tell you about so far. if that changes, of course, we'll keep you updated reporting live in st. petersburg dan maddox fox 13 news. so good to hear, thank you. there are lot of important ballot decisions you will vote on today including two controversial amendments, amid 1 also known a solar energy but several solar energy groups claim that it's completely the opposite. the bill was funded by several major utility companies. critics say utilities want to pass the bill to actually restrict solar growth by raising costs. a spokeswoman for the group backing the bill says it will actually protect consumers. and amendment 2 would legalize medical marijuana in florida for those suffering from debilitating diseases. it failed two years ago by just a couple of percentage points.
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more than 60 percent that it needs for approval. critics fear it would lead to some pop marijuana dispensarieses with little oversight supporter say they have changeded amendments wording to tighten overtight suspect sarasota election officials say they may see highest voting turn out ever. fox 13's kim kuizon talked to supervisor of elections there. sarasota county is predicting this to be one largest voter turn outs they've ever had. right now they are expecting about 80 percent of voters to >> sarasota supervisor of elections cast kathy says their early voting numbers came in about 80s,000. they've had 193,000 people vote in total. they say just before 11 they've already had 63 percent of voters turning out. now voters i've talked to say this is their right and their duty. they wouldn't miss it for anything. >> it's very important that you know the facts that you know the history. and that you vote for the you
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there's a lot of really great reasons for this election. polling places remain open until 7 tonight. here in sarasota county. they will begin opening vote by mail ballots at 3:00 p.m. votes from polling locations will then filter in just after polling locations close. now over in manatee county, they are showing a 62 percent voter turn out. just before 11 they had about 27,000 people voting today. their early voting numbers came in just around back here in sarasota count the supervisor which elections office wants to remind people you must vote assigned polling location. if you don't know you can find that by going online to sarasota in sarasota county, kimberly kuizon, fox 13 news. and stay with fox 13 for complete election coverage. we'll have national coverage along with results of local races all starting a 7:00 p.m. tonight. you can also stay on top of the returns online at if you need it here's added
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you can get some free stuff. we'll tell you where next. but first jim is here to tell you weather will not be a problem. >> not a problem whatsoever. we're looking a beautiful looking day. lots of sun skies. in fact look at that pleasant day out at the beach. 76 degrees. we jump across the bay and look along bay shore boulevard, temperatures in lower 18s. partly cloudy skies. we're looking for more clouds maybe a slight chance of a
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my dad was a family doctor in pinellas county for 55 years. he used to even take me on house calls. both my parents taught me to help others. that's why i believe in public service. as your governor we got things done, and if you send me to congress we can do it again. defend planned parenthood and women's health care. and i'll take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message because i'll put you, the people first.
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>> a lot of local businesses are offering freebies to voters today. we sent fox 13's ken suarez out to find out what you can get after you vote. >> now you know the old saying you get nothing for nothing. that usually true. but not today. >> at least none of you voted. more than dozen businesses are giving away free stuff all around the bay area. kind of as a job well done for getting out and voting. all you have to do is show your i voted sticker.
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we've seen a lot of people taking advantage of that this morning. you can flash your sticker at bob evans and get a 30 percent downed gold's gym will let you in for free seven-11 giving away free coffee sub uber will take 20 bucks off your fare. great american cookie company is giving away, well you guessed it cookies. fire house subs is handing out free drinks. nonalcoholic of course. but if you want a beer later, to celebrate or commiserate, the world of first beer for a dollar. that's only a portion of the list of businesses taking part in this. lots more if you want to find out entire list and all you can take advantage of and all you have to do go to our website back to you. >> thank you, ken. so if you need a lift to the polls today, no problem. uber lift, google zip car and maven are offering special discounts or promotions for
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for your polling place using an in app feature on uber and google. if you're taking uber for first time you can enter a special code and get $20 off. and hart and the psta buses, they are free to get to and from polling stations you just have to show your voter registration card. have you heard latest trend on social media not ice bucket challenge or the running man dance. it's called the mannequin challenge. take a look. here's at goal you see how long you can stand still like a mannequin. this viral s started with at group of florida high school students. but last night it made its way through hillary clinton's campaign plane. following campaign event in raleigh head leaned by lady gaga and bon jovi taped there are verse of what become viral internet challenge. get out and vote. these people look like folks on the plane, right you're about to see faces you're probably going to recognize. you can jump in here when you see someone you recognize.
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they all look like mannequins oh, wait. recognize that? former president bill clinton. that's bon jovi and hillary clinton standing right next to. i see bling. >> and we're good. >> yeah. so listen, that was fun, right? shows they have a sense of humor after how long has this campaign been going on. yes, i posted that on my facebook page or send me your own version of man kin challenge look look for fox 13 linda hurtado, and like the page you can also follow me at linda hurtado fox. i like to to see smiles at the end of very long night. both campaigns trump and clinton were out to the early, early hours of the morning. and they had to feel some relief. like the rest of us i'm sure they are happy, basically it's over at this point. i think you're right. we move on, and you know, the weather just fantastic. with all the mud slinging, nothing on the weather. we've got in great looking weather.
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for tomorrow. but if you're still heading out to the polls, concerned whatsoever about at weather. just take that away. because it's a beautiful day. partly cloudy skies. we're heading into the mid 80s in? locations throughout interior. but right along the coastline, lower 80s. 81, 82. that just about does it partly cloudy skies for evening. polls close at 7 o'clock. so no problems visible satellite loop look looking just beautiful same pattern we've seen for an um couple of weeks now. with ma mainly east and northeasterly flow. a little bit of moisture off atlantic then lower levels of the atmosphere. you bring few clouds across the state. none of these are rain producing clouds. staying dry again for today. very dry air over us over past week or so. but in the mid levels of atmosphere. water vapor loop starting to show a little bit more moisture starting to work it is way us. towards alleges upparticular in
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go into tomorrow. as weak boundary works its way over the state. outside right now not bad 79. dew point still very comfortable at 57. making the humidity at 47 percent. currently our winds are out east at 17 miles an hour. at times it has been breezy. as we go through the afternoon, a lot of breezy conditions will start to the subside and will remain mainly that east or northeasterly wind as we go through down in sarasota a bit warmer an 83. bradenton at 80 degrees. downtown st. petersburg. 76. clearwater you're at 75 degrees. up in new port richey and brooksville both sitting at 78 degrees. and generally running either in the upper 70s or low 80s throughout the interior. dew points showing just amount of moisture in the atmosphere. when these numbers are the 50s, it really feels pretty comfortable outside. that's what we've seen over past several days. a little bit higher as you go along the coastline.
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mid 60s. still somewhat comfortable outside. so satellite view across the southeast. you're starting to notice more cloud cover. we've had of showers and thunderstorms across northern rim. gulf of mexico stretching back off the coast of texas. this frontal boundary here will slowly work its way on to the east and kind of move some of these clouds and a little bit more unstable air mass over us. so that's where i'm going to see an upparticular and rain chances for but still, this time of the year an uptick we're talking 20 percent chance of a couple showers mainly you're going to see more cloud cover for tomorrow. you're not going to see any cooler temperatures. behind this front there are some cooler temperatures. but we're just not getting that big push. the push any of that weather down over us. watch kind it all play out on future cast. we've got that east and northeasterly flow. we've had breezy conditions throughout the morning hours. starting to kind of lighten up a bit right now. we will see winds running right around ten miles an hour.
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but notice that front working its way down across this as we get into tomorrow afternoon. you can see kind of a band of clouds, you see a couple of showers here and there. so that's why wee just talking about the random shower or sprinkle as we go through the day tomorrow. so for today, looks good. partly cloudy action pleasant day daytime high of 82. for tonight a few scattered clouds around a comfortable night with that low temperature of 66 degrees. for tomorrow, yeah you see a little bit more cloud cover. just a couple of daytime high of 78 degrees. on the water, winds are out northeast the 10 knots. seas two feet. light chop on bay gulf temperature sitting 74 degrees. high tide comes up at 9:47 this evening. here's your seven-day forecast, looks good over the next couple of days. jst slight chance of a couple of showers for tomorrow. again as we get into sunday, monday. looks like maybe a little disturbance heading our way give us bit more clouds. again just that slight chance,
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part of next week. linda. thanks so much, jim. up next, a prescription for pot. in-depth look at how medical marijuana treatments are already being used in florida and what this is mike's office. if he doesn't show up,
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and failed us when he did. i am patrick murphy. to get things done, you've got to show up. you've got to work together. whether it's protecting social security and women's health care or growing the economy, we've got to start solving problems instead of pointing fingers. i am patrick murphy and i approve this message
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surging voter turnout in florida surging voter turn out might have something to do with amendment 3 rather than just the race for president. limited use of medical marijuana is already legal in the sunshine state. amid 2 would expand cannabis for host of illnesses and conditions. since bay area first dependenceary opened last summer our dr. jo discovered a number of people seeking and getting immediate relief. the first experience i had suzanne has painful eye
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benign essential spasm and sensitive to light. >> the muscles around your eye including yo eyelid, they want to slam shut. gary 23-year-old daughter had small seizures since both. most are at night when she's sleeping. she would have anywhere between 15. and 20. pat military experience left him with severe ptsd. i had trouble sleeping and then my hands started sha finding relief in a once illegal and taboo treatment. medical marijuana. pat buys capsule as true leaf the first store to open in central florida. my hands are steady as a rock. before they were very, very shaky. i can write. i can eat soup. dr. can't anderson is pat's physician. while she believes medical marijuana is changing lives, not everyone's on board. >> you still get nay sayers?
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over the counter drug. the doctor anderson currently recommends can business to about 50 patients for many it's delivered right to their door. but first they must qualify for compassionate use in the state of florida. >> majority of my patients are cancer patients. and different stages of cancer. i've had multiple cancers. going through chemo and the cbd is helping them to feel better while they are undergoing their chemotherapy. patients with terminal illnesses can get two business. one contained significant levels of thc the chemical associated with at marijuana high. >> others with certain seizure disorders or severe muscle spasm are restricted to cbds a strain of marijuana containing less than 1 percent thc. >> three months after starting the medication katelyn's seen a change. how many a day were you having
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>> and now? >> none. as far as side effects go? >> none. it was like a curtain drew open. and it just like something in my brain went like this and i was like oh my gosh, you know, and it makes me kind of we did. suzanne can now spend more time outside in daylight. cannabis oil, oh, relaxes me. it calms me down. i'm able to live like more of a normal life. if it passes amid 2 will expand number equal fooiks conditions to an include diseases like multiple sclerosis, parkinson's and krohns. make no mistake this very tightly regulated system where patients and doctors must be registered on a state-wide computer system. and amid 2 needs 60 percent of the vote to pass. if it does, expansion of medical
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immediately. back to you. thanks, jo. another body has found in property of a suspected serial killer in south carolina. this makes three. there may be more.
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okay, you know i was your governor. but there' s some things you may not know. my hair used to be way better.
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ning. and yes, i'm a fan of fans! and in congress i'll get things done for pinellas county. i'll protect social security and medicare, defend women's healthcare and planned parenthood, and take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message. because i'll put the people first. developing this always have, and always will. aft developin the serial killer case in south carolina continues as investigators unearth another body from the 95 acre property belonging to a todd kohlhepp. police say man has already confessed to several murders. kohlhepp told police he killed four people in a motorcycle shop 13 years ago giving officials details only killer would know kelly wright has the very latest on this case. authorities unearthed a third
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confessed to four murders that happened back in 2003. i'm just tell you i bet my farm, your farm everybody else's farm that i have the right person. we have him. i mean, i know it's unbelievable and it's hard. but, it happened. and i'm very tickled to be able to tell you that it did happen murder case all started to unravel after deputies found a missing woman alive. 30-year-old inside of container thursday. kayla's boyfriend's body was found on friday. >> as far as i know right now, he does not have an attorney. no whether it will stay that way i don't know. investigators spent the last several days digging for remains. the bodies unearthed have not all be identified yet. >> from there very meticulous. the goal is to preserve every bit of evidence. police believe there are no more bodies. but they are also searching
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multi state investigation. but at this time, as we stand here tonight, we don't feel like there's any more bodies on this property. now that could change tomorrow if we find something. but right now, we feel like we have found all the bodies that are here. >> bodies have yet to be examined with medical examiner beginning his investigation on tuesday. i'll starting examinations and a number of other testing things that i've got to do tomorrow. the f.b.i. and homeland security are also investigation. in the new york, kelly wright, fox news. a fierce fire fight on outskirts of mosul today. isis is not leaving easily. fox greg palkot has latest now from iraq. >> sound of gunfire fills the air near as iraqi kurd issue fighter face resistance from isis commander say militants are using a network of tunnels to
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we enter town from this area. we went inside with a commander and lots of suicide bombers blew themselves up. one of them just next to us. we fought from street to greet but they told us to pull out. meanwhile rest terrorist groups continue to grow iraqi military cities found close to 100 decape tated bodies in mass gave south mosul united nations says ra abducted former iraqi security force members just last week. personnel were reportedly abducted in several villages. and at around midnight the third of november, and another 100 officers were abducted from village. the un also accusing isis of force 1500 families to restreet with them. more than 30,000 other people fled mosul to escape the violence. they are now staying in refugee
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house all my children here panicked we were sitting in room 21 of us. suddenly we are surrounded by fire and smoke. the house collapsed over our heads. >> as fight continues in iraq isis faces another challenge. as kurdish forces work to tack back the city in syria. greg palkot, fox 13 news. police arrest 5 men they say aided islamic state in germany. they were taken into custody a series of raids this morning officials li recruiting young muslims and racing funds to send them to syria. men are being brought before judge later today and tomorrow. a massachusetts mall was forced to evacuate after a celebrity meet and greet turned into chaos. more than a,000 people were at cambridge mall last night. was for an event rapper designer boston celtics rookie jaylen brown. police were called in to help with crowd control. but that's when things got out of hand. officials say the group was
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rush the stage. officers ended u using pepper spray to clear the crowd. >> people were pushing back trying to push up front to see the guy. they were telling i want you to move back no one could move they expected us to move back they brought up pepper spraying everyone. everyone ran down. everyone fell on top of each other and they got pepper sprayed. >> once the crowd made its way outside officials say the crowd started throwing glass and bricks and other objects at police. n officers were rt are charged with disorderly conduct disturbing the peace and trespassing. started deliberation in murder trial of a man who son died after being left in hot car. >> prosecutors say just inross harris intentionally left his 22-month-old son cooper to die in his suv while he worked in atlanta. this happened in june of 2014. meanwhile the defense says harris loved his son and his death was an accident.
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arguments yesterday. court was adjourned at noon so jury had time to cast their votes for election day. >> speakin of which wall street is in wait and see mode on this election day. fox nicole says today's midday market report. >> stocks up wall street start tepid somewhat to down side as everybody anticipated and was wait and see mode for u.s. election. today is the day the truth or at least begin to find find out truth is it going to be hillary or trump. meantime yesterday, stocks surged 371 points for the dow after 7 days of selling for dow and nine fr s&p 500. this morning we're seeing some strength in telecom healthcare energy sell off big movers we're seeing hertz down over 45 percent. hertz global then also seeing cvs. that down about 15 percent on the plus side, price line and
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business. up next, weight loss struggle dr. jo catches up with local man she net two years ago he walked around busch gardens to help him lose weight and it worked. was he able to keep it all off?
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my dad was a family doctor in pinellas county for 55 years. he used to even take me on house calls. both my parents taught me to help others. that's why i believe in public service. as your governor we got things done, and if you send me to congress we can do it again. i'll protect social security and medicare. defend planned parenthood and women's health care. and i'll take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message because e, and always will. we traveled the world sampling the best cheese for two reasons one, to bring them all back for you to enjoy and two, we got to each a bunch of really good cheese along the way. publix deli specialty cheese.
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publix. where shopping is a pleasure. from fad diets to surgery- everybody's looking for the silver bullet to lose weight. welcome back. from fad diets to surgery everybody looking for silver bullet to lose weight this week dorky jo resifts people who had initial success to see how they are doing starting with man who lost more than 300 pounds.
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october 2014. >> i measured him they were size 70. steven dropped down to 248. gaining motivation and a very unusual place. >> are you ready? >> no. back then, stephen was a season pass holder busch garden tampa working park for exercise and dreaming riding roller coasters. how much weight did you have to lose before you got it to proudly showing benchmark token of 5 and 10 ks and weight watcher milestones. >> he even got a new job. >> now 2 years later >> this is so cool. this is like stress release. after regaining almost all of his weight stephen again facing same challenge he did in 2012. >> when you lost your pass is that when you started to gain the weight back >> about that.
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i started a job. so it was hard to schedule them together. this was his first time back to the park in two years. >> what's it like coming back? >> i miss it. stephen says it was tough resisting temptations especially with friends and on cruise things. >> self image also played a role. when i was smaller i had a bunch of zag skin. it was screwing with my head. i was getting depressed looking a myself. his weight loss progr him. i missed meeting today courtesy busch gardens employee he is has new pass he still remembers minute details how long between splash as several place allowing him to regain incentive to move ahead and relose the weight he gained back. >> and that was our dr. jo reporting. here's a live look outside right now.
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i'm charley belcher coming to you to you from winter haven while i'm wearing red, white and blue i'm not a polling place i'm not voting i'm not talking about election i'm giving alternative programming here as we celebrate the other big national event happening shelter appreciation week. so we've come to winter haven humane society to show them some appreciation for all that they do. lisa is executive director here. and this particular shelter, what nice facility. you guys are a no kill shelteromy no kiln polk county. so that means you're unwanted strays surrendered dogs ask cats. you're got find them homes. that's correct. and we do, when we are full to
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website, a place called rehoming to where we will actually place your pet at your home available for adoption until there is space here at the facility to take them in. so we do try to accommodate everybody that we can. i just want to show some pictures of doggies and kitties and let people take break for let people enjoy furry faces here. and you see a bunch of them come through, dogs, cats, you see it all, which don't you? we sure do. we see they are abandoned quite frequently on country roads and people bring them in. sometimes they are tied out to gate here before we even get here. just abandoned. so we we see everything. and your job is to make sure they are healthy and well behaved as possible hopeful place them at home. i know sometimes you need volunteers to foster them especially if they are too young
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housing them somewhere until someone's available for an idopgs. exactly. we're always in need of foster moms, foster dads. volunteers even to come here to the facility to help us out. because while we're cleaning we also need help socializing and walking them and training them. so volunteers are how we survive. >> and talk about how appreciation week so we can really appreciate you with our wallets. what is this matching gift challenge giant billboard place perfectly behind y f it is giving season. we do have an anonymous donor who has agreed to match up to $50,000 that comes in for our share a little love campaign. so if you are within the polk county area, we are going to be mailing out to you. so look in your mailbox for share a little love campaign letter. if you'd like to give, you can text to give. text hope no kill space amount
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and right here by the way. yes also at but you can text 50155 and hope no kill and then space and dollar amount you want to donate? >> that's correct. if you give $50,000 that turns into $100,000. isn't that wonderful thing. i know your goal ultimate toll raise $200,000. >> $2 million. your goal is to raise $2 million. that's all right. that's because if you get $2 million you can burn mortgage of this. i'll come back. hope to appreciate. actually shelter appreciation week i encourage you to get out animal shelter in your county or closest one to you and go give them a little love and volunteer a little bit maybe be foster home and certainly look and if you're looking for new pet's that great place to go adopt. there you go there's number one more time we will put that fox
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donate and help in winter haven, charley belcher, fox 13 news. thank you, charley. sue know, election dates always great when the sun is shining. there's no rain. but i can't remember the last day there was lot of rain. yeah. it's been a while. it's been a while. rainy season kind of unofficially ends in september. the end of september. so actually been pretty quiet since then. october, is typically dry month. youea dry month. in fact, we've only had 1.55 inches of rain since october 1st. and last time we actually saw any measurable rain here in tampa was all the way back on october 15th. we picked up a measly two tenths of an inch of rain. and as we go through the day today, it's dry. slight chance of couple of showers for tomorrow. we're not going to really make up any ground with that. maybe a couple sprinkles or light shower. that's just about it.
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working its way towards state for tomorrow. mainly just an increase in clouds. now beautiful looking day for today. we're seeing just partly cloudy skies. once again, that east and northeasterly flow across the state. picking up fair weather cumulus clouds. moving them across the state. but as you look at the water vapor imagery a lot of dry air over us over the past say week or so. now we're starting to bring a bit more of the moisture back across the state. we've got this weak boundary which has been kind of pushing that will give us enough uptick in clouds and maybe a few random showers maybe sprinkles for tomorrow. outside right now we're we're a 79. brandon warmed up into the 80s at 82 degrees. plant city has an 82 as well. westchase, you're at 80 degrees along with pinellas park. downtown st. petersburg, currently sitting at 76 degrees. 70s and 80s to our north. dade city wesley chapel land o'lakes all at 80 degrees. weeki wachee new port richey,
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degrees. you work your way down into manatee and sarasota. lakewood ranch you're at 84 degrees. sarasota currently at 83. and then throughout interior, temperatures generally running in the upper 70s or lower 80s. now the view across the state partly cloudy skies. as you look a bit further into gulf of mexico. we do have more cloud cover more scattered showers that extends all way back towards texas. weak boundary slicing through the country. that will continue to work its way on to the east. and that means we see an increase in the clouds. but a lot moisture with this kind of fizzle out. as we go through the next 24 hours. so that's why even though we've got more clouds heading our way. we talked about the chance of rain, we're talking about a 20 percent chance of a couple of showers. but there has been some rain extending all the all way into great lakes lot of cloudy weather up there on backside clear skies, cooler temperatures. but there's nothing really to push that cooler air down across the deep south.
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what will probably actually see is maybe just a little bit of a drying effect. we actually kind of dry the atmosphere out. that's what we've been seeing with the last several fronts as they come through. we just kind of dry that dew point out a little bit more. and just ends up being beautiful looking weather. but for tomorrow we will see a bit more in the way of some cloud cover across the state. so for today, partly cloudy skies daytime high 82. then for tonight variable cloudy skies. it will be comfortable night. with seven-day forecast, keeps daytime highs sitting in either in upper 70s or low 80s. slight chance of a shower or two for tomorrow. and it looks like again, as we get into sunday and monday of next week, linda. thank you, jim. veterans in local hospital are getting a dose of musical
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump.
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and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either.
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a group of u-s-f students are lifting the spirits of veterans with music. as kelly ring a group usf students are lifting spirits of veterans with music. as kelly ring shows us it's right with tampa a patient at james a haley veterans hospital in tampa is getting a dose of medicine for his ears. wait for long hours in a hospital, somebody come and throwing something that relaxes you and gets your mind off the long hours as you really feel good afterwards. his hospital room has turned
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medley of beatles sopgs on her guitar. we're sisters. do you want to hear us sing a song today? she's part of a group from usf delivering healing through music. these ladies are taking part in a program that hospital called motivation of music. >> they give so much to us so why not give something to them. >> megan kahn seeing the effect music had on one of her patients. it brought a light to his face. it made him more encouraged. and he was more motivated to get up and out of his bed. usf student kelly grew up in a military family. she felt this was a way to give back to those who have served our country. i've always had a passion for veterans. i've had a passion for music.
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together for this project. our kelly ring. that that was an amazing program. russians once again sticking noses in the u.s. presidential election. but this time it's not those hackers. felix the polar bear and tiger made their own presidential predictions a zoo in russia. so the two animals picture their favorite to win by treats. perfect for fall, right siberian zoo is split. felix went for the trump pumpkin while you know what go figure. >> snapchat is hoping some fun filters will encourage people to get out and vote. as you can see walter and jen had some fun with them this morning. they include fun vote sunglasses, and falling ballots. red white and blue air horn.
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day today as well. so snapchat is not only social media platform getting fancy for election day. twitter has unveiled today official #s if u f. you sent tweet election day or hash election 2016, you'll unlock a special ballot box emoji. if you use #i voted you'll get a checkmark in emoji. >> there's absolutely no reason not to get out and vote right now. >> yeah certainly beautiful afternoon even if you have already voted get out there and again. great looking afternoon partly cloudy skies daytime highs in low 80s. nice low humidity slight chance of a couple showers for tomorrow. when i say slight we're talking 20 percent chance with a few clouds around. heading towards veterans day it looks good as well partly cloudy skies. 79 degrees. but all in all, it's a typical florida fall where you ever got slight chance of shower here and there. otherwise, beautiful weather. >> i know it's only tuesday that weekend looks perfect too.
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to be way better. i played quarterback. my dad was a doctor here for 55 years. i swim every morning. and yes, i'm a fan of fans! and in congress i'll get things done for pinellas county. i'll protect social security and medicare, defend women's healthcare and planned parenthood, and take care of our veterans. i'm charlie crist and i approve this message. because i'll put the people first.
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