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developing this morning in hillsborough county: another tragedy... on the
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driver helping another... has been hit and ?killed. fox 13's shayla reaves joins us from the orient road jail... where the driver ?charged in all this, is waking up this
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happening today in polk county: jury selection begins in a deadly hit and run trial. "john stone" is accused of rear-ending a motorcycle last november in mulberry with his pickup truck. the motorcycle driver... paul wooten... ?died at the
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arrested two days later and charged with leaving the scene of a deadly crash.((more)) and there is also a ?lawsuit stemming from that tragedy. the brother of the man killed... is now ?suing two bars for serving alcohol to the driver. corey wooten claims that both the "mulberry american legion" and the former "x-y-z liquors" sold drinks to john stone the night of the deadly crash. they claim the bars ?knowingly served drinks to man... with a drinking problem. any money awarded from the lawsuit would go to woo help pay for funeral services. a man charged with ?killing a pink flamingo at busch gardens... is scheduled to be back in court today. "joseph corrao" was arrested back in august. police say the 45 year old grabbed the flamingo, named "pinky" at the animal viewing area and tossed her to the ground, right in front of his teenage children. the zoo was forced to uthanize the flamingo because of the injuries. the flamingo was actually famous... known for ?dancing in front of guests. corrao is charged with aggravated
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pinellas park police say they've finally tracked down the person who murdered a man, and left his body in a dumpster. the suspect is 27-year-old corey watkins. investigators believe back on november 19th.... watkins killed "will hodges." a day later-- hodges' body was found behind the shoppes at park place off highway 19. investigators say fingerprints at the scene and d-n-a in the victim's blood... links to watkins. police say watkins admitted to be in the area around the time of the murder... but denies knowing anything about the crime. he an update out of bartow where two people died in a crash saturday. it happened along ernest smith boulevard and highway 17 south. police say 79-year-old daphine myers and 73-year-old dwaine williams died ... after their 81-year-old relative turned in front of a passenger van. the 81-year-old driver-- earl williams-- was taken to the hospital... as well as the driver of the van. their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
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one person is dead... after a crash near the "disney springs" shopping complex in orlando. it happened around six last night on south apopka vineland road, right by the onramp to i-4. that's just near the exit to the disney world complex. according to the highway patrol, two vehicles collided in the crash. it's not clear how many people were involved, or their ages... but at least one person was transported to the hospital, where they later died. a very special sign of the holidays tonight in tampa. and it will help a group that ?really needs some joy this seaso tampa general hospital is holding it's annual tree lightning. here's a look at the huge tree from last year. the tree will go up in the garden, right near the main entrance. the garden is a place patients and their families go to relax. and now they'll get a glimpse of the holiday spirit at the same time. the lightning is scheduled for five p-m. the hospital will also have some holiday lights on ?top of their buildings, so people can see them throughout
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toss to weather...
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while millions of people were hitting the ?malls over the weekend... some out west, were hitting the ?slopes. after the break: why that "white christmas" just came a ?month early. but first, here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. again... someone ?did win the 420 million dollar powerball jackpot over the weekend, so that jackpot is back down to 40 million. and tomorrow's mega millions jackpot is worth 25 million dollars. good luck... and good day is
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the holidays don't officialy begin, until it's time to make: flaky, delicious, piping hot things. golden brown and sticky things. fresh out of the oven, why can't they cool things? new things, old things. and blink and they're gone, those went fast things. make the oven one of the things they're most excited to open.
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hurricane season still not ?officially over. and the people of central america and the people ?officially over.season still not ?officially over. and the people of central america know that ?painfully well. the area still recovering after getting hit by "hurricane otto" last week. the storm is blamed for at least nine
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rica and nicaragua were the hardest hit. pope francis gave a special prayer for the victims of the hurricane sunday... those who died, and the ?thousands who are now left homeless. and there was also some extreme weather... a lot closer to the pope's home. rain and flooding across italy causes a big landslide. this wall came crashing down on sunday morning people nearby say they heard a loud rumble then a bang. the wall was helping to support the side of a hill before it gave way. dozens of their homes because of the mess. some were forced to sleep at a nearby church. and... some people in southern california were celebrating the holiday weekend... by hitting the slopes. about three to five inches of fresh snowfall fell on bear mountain. the "big bear mountain resort" saw about ten thousand visitors, over friday and saturday. and that doesnt even include the numbers from sunday. many skiiers and snowboarders are calling it an early christmas present.
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from in-school suspension... to a prison cell? after the break: why one "breakfast club" actor... could soon be heading behind bars. to be called a "princess"... but she definitely ?ruled the holiday weekend. how "moana" was making waves...
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just fifteen minutes and a little imagination are all you need to make holiday magic. chex party mix. it's what the holidays are made of. sweet cinnamon-sugar on the outside, crazy on the inside.
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the time is now 4xx.. and heres a look at the top trending stories from overnight. and we begin... with another dominating weekend for disney. their latest animated adventure ?sailed to the top of the box office over the holiday weekend: "mo-ana" took in about 81 million dollars from thursday thru sunday. thats the ?second biggest thanksgiving week opening ever. just behind ?another disney hit... 2013's "frozen." this new film featured disney's first polynesian princess. and featured the voice of dwayne "the rock" johnson" the rest of the box office fell flat over the holiday weekend, except for the "harry potter" spinoff,
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second weekend. it looks like a former member of the "brat pack"... could be heading behind bars. "anthony michael hall" faces up to seven years in prison... after getting in a fight with a neighbor. it happened two months ago outside hall's condo in playa del rey, california. surviellance video shows "the breakfast club" star ?shoving the other man to the ground. the neighbor allegedly broke his wrist and hurt his back. and the l-a county d-a just charged hall with felony battery with serious bodily harm. and finally, we go all the way to ?russia... for one heartwarming story. it's about family, and their adorable new pet. of course it's not a dog or a cat... that would be too ?boring. lets just say they should have named it "bambie." yup... they got a pet deer! but they didn't find this young deer at a pet store. they saved it from the forest near their home. the deer was injured and dehydrated, near the ural mountains. so they took
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months. the deer is now four months old...and back to full strength. but it's also become a member of the family. it has the run of the house... and loves to get cuddles. the nature reserves and zoos in the area actually ?refused to take the deer... so the family was more than happy to keep it. russian law states wild animals must live in their natural habitat. but in this case, the authorities have made an exception. and by the way... they named it " mila." one local college is really getting into the spirit of the season. after the break: why theyre now offering a course... on santa claus! plus... before you head outside: dave joins us after the break, with
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zero really can be a hero. get zero down, zero deposit, zero due at signing, and zero first month's payment on select volkswagen models. this black friday at the volkswagen sign then drive event. the holiday weekend ha is that travel rush... well, until christmas. t-s-a says passengers moved quite smoothly through security checkpoints at most u-s airports the past five days. about 2 and a half million people flew on ?sunday alone... that's about 500- thousand more than a typical weekday. data shows the average delay was just 15 minutes or less. and things went pretty smoothy for ?drivers on sunday too. at least when they stopped at the gas stations. no huge price hikes the past week... but they still start
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for more than three weeks... they stayed pretty much the same all weekend. the average today... according to "gas buddy dot com"... is 1-99 a gallon. which is actually about the same price it was, this time a ?year ago. but get ready for a hike later this week. "opec" meets on wednesday... and they ?could decide to cut production, increasing the price of crude oil. and... speaking of thanksgiving... today is "national turkey leftover day" but it's not a day to ?eat it... it's a day to throw it out! that's because your frig for ?four days. the only exception... if you managed to ?freeze any of that food, right after dinner. then they could be good... for a few months. ever wanted to learn ?more about santa claus? just head to the university of south florida tonight. they're teaching an entire ?class on him. the department of religious studies is holding a lecture titled "the genealogy of santa claus." it will explore
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greatest ?icons in the world. it starts at five tonight at the marshall student center. no price for admission... but seating ?is limited. and you can get a holiday ?history lesson today in polk county. bok tower is hosting it's annual "holiday home tour" at the pinewood estate. you can tour the 20-room home, built back in 19-32. each year, the decorations are themed to a specific time period. and this year... it's the 19-40's post-world war two... as a family welcomes their military son ?home tickets are 20 dollars for adults, nine for children. tours start today at ten a-m.
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((vanessa tossback... coming up in the 5
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reaves is live in hillsborough county, following the death of ?another tow truck driver... who was just trying to be a good samaritan. also ahead in the five o'clock hour of good day: they got ?nothing on this place. in the next hour... were going ?live to "amazon"... to see how they're gearing up for the "cyber monday" madness. and we're back... in just two
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another tow truck driver is hit and killed on a busy tampa highway by a drunk driver. this is the third times this year... the second time in just over a month. the latest on the investigation. and fire those cannons. the bucs win a game they were supposed to lose! we're breaking down their big win against the seahawks. good morning and welcome to good day tampa bay. it's monday, november 28. i'm walter allen. and i'm vanessa ruffes in for jennifer epstein this morning. thanks for joining us. let's start off by checking in

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