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right now on eyewitness news this morning primary results from overnight forcing changes in the race for the white house. marco rubio failed to wins home state of florida. >> while it is not god's plan that the president in 2016 or maybe ever. >> this is another super tuesday for our campaign. >> what the big wins will mean for front runners hillary clinton and donald trump. firefighters on alert overnight in cocoa beach after a massive fire destroyed a mansion.
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>> good morning. 6 am wednesday, march 16. >>we check weather and traffic every 10 minutes. commute. this get over to certified meteorologist brian shields heating backup again. >> changes around the corner. the front will get closer by the time we hit tomorrow and friday but today hot, 89 degrees in plenty of sunshine after the morning fog. 60s, 70s around, shorts and short sleeves for today, 69 colonial town in orlando. titus spoke, through the cake, cocoa, cocoa beach, lotus, in the 60s. the villages, 68. pockets of fog, flagler, volusia, watching that especially around daytona beach and another drop-off over toward melbourne, palm bay, micco, could see fog i-95, said the sections of brevard, inland, it is widespread this morning. low clouds on the satellite
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when we do that -- lose that pupil day. sunshine breaking out after morning fog and very warm and 84 by 2:00. format, mid to upper 80s running in the mid-80s when we hit 6:00. the heat is on for another day. tracking how close we get to records. in the half hour we will track the front and a better chance of rain and we need it. 6:02 am deneige. >> the last construction vehicle pulled out of the area. i 4 is bound, central florida pkwy. you will not have to deal with that. same story along ivanhoe boulevard. no issues eastbound and westbound. we have a crash in osceola county, u. s. 192, 4 wins blvd. this is a fatal crash were troopers have been investigating since 2:00 this afternoon -- morning. give them action space while they investigate.
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candidates claim new momentum this morning and others are going home. >> look at results from florida. the biggest prize from yesterday's primary, donald trump won by a large margin forcing rubio to suspend his campaign. ted cruz, john kasich finishing third and fourth in florida. democratic, hillary clinton easily won florida beating sanders for more than 30 percentage points. >> eyewitness news this morning angela jacobs watching results throughout the night. even though the field is narrowing, no candidates secured enough delegates to wins the nomination. >> reporter: what everyone wants to know is what does that mean for both parties going ahead and could it lead to a possible contested convention for the republican party. >> you have been waiting for the right moment, now is the time to come join us. >> reporter: big wins for hillary clinton with florida, ohio, north carolina, and her childhood state of illinois. she further widened her lead
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on the republican side, governor. john kasich cut into donald trump's big night with a commanding win in his own home state, one hoped for by those seeking a contested republican convention. >> we will go all the way to cleveland and secured the republican nomination. >> reporter: in florida, the other home state win, it never came. trounced by trump, senator. marco rubio could be dropped out. >> after tonight it is clear while we are on the right side, this year, we will not be on the winning side. >> reporter: john kasich, ted cruz and republican front- runner remain. any kind of party unity seems a longer wait. >> we have to bring our party together. we have to bring it together works if there is a contested convention republican rules allow nominees who have won for states to be considered. right now only trump and clinton -- trump and cruz have qualified. more on marco rubio's decision to drop out. back to you. as the post trickling,
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delegate count stands. ohio governor. john kasich has an estimated 138 delegates. the other republican candidates front runner donald trump an estimated 631 delegates, ted cruz, 401, marco rubio, 168. a total of 1237 delegates are needed for the republican nomination. on the democratic side, clinton has an estimated 1105 delegates, senator. bernie sanders, 78 seven, 2383 needed for the democratic obligation. there may have been a record turnout in the presidential primary early incomplete number show more than 2.3 million republicans in nearly 1.7 million democrats voted yesterday. 2008 a total of 4.2 million people total. secretary of state says the election grants movie despite minor issues. orange county was one place
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multiple precincts ran out of ballots. officials say started with the data glitch mixing up numbers on the ballot order form and sent you are ballots to polling places. in total, 52 precincts across orange county ran out of ballots at points. a worker showed up but voters said they had already left because they did not have time to wait around. >> how do we run out of ballots? to me it is not making any sense. >> alleges with my voice and i feel like i'm in -- being left out. >> supervisor of elections that is not sure who is responsible but is looking into it. officials were hand delivering absentee ballots to anyone who missed the chance to vote. officials have asked governor. scott to extend poll hours he denied that in the close to 7 pm. marion county, voters approved a 1 percent sales tax for four years to fund road projects and other things for the county. starting january 1.
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primary continues on . see the full speech from the candidates and full results including which counties voted for who. firefighters keeping an eye on hotspots at a mansion where a massive fire burned for hours last night. >> eyewitness news at 11 mac we took you like to the pumpkin center mention s. atlantic avenue. between 34th st. in cocoa beach. you can see it was burning. janai norman continues live coverage. he found parts are still burning. >> fires started around 730 last night firefighter tells us hotspots is still smoldering. you can see what we have been watching for 30 minutes, firefighters continuing to douse the property with water trying to put out the hotspots. we learned this morning 10,000 ft.2 11 bedroom mansion is leveled. firefighter tells me a cottage in front is the only thing not damaged on the property.
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and dozens of firefighters battling the incredible flames. the property surrounded by trees and flames were so high you could see them over trees and fire chief tells us he was getting calls from other cities in brevard county because that is how far flames could be seen. we spoke with neighbors watching the incredible fire from the street and was stunned. >> it was 50 feet tall easy. >> & huge. -- the embers were huge coming off of the fire. thank god it was offshore wave. if it was on sure who would -- knows what would happen. >> keeping an eye on the average. we are told the state fire marshal will show up to vote at what caused the massive fire. 6:45 am. i will break down what we know about the iconic property in
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ground. in brevard county, janai norman, eyewitness news this morning.. overnight orlando police say to go home invaders robbed a man at gunpoint before stealing his car and killing his dog as they were taking off. a part -- midnight last night, investigators say the man suffered injuries to his head from being pistol whipped. the suspect also shot the dog before taking off in the victim's car. that is a 2004 silver mercedes with a florida tag 479 mfe police are working to track down the car and suspects. 6:09 am. we check weather and traffic every 10 minutes. here is more on fog rolling in. >> we have been watching this updating maps and visibility issues. we are okay brevard county, space conflict -- space complex, on the south side that is where we have issues over toward melbourne with
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fog like, cloud in the sky could shift. orlando, 89 degrees in the record 94 setback in 1921. we will not be at the record but not far away, daytona beach, 86, 4 degrees away from a record high. volusia county, peterson, 86 deltona, 88, 84 is new smyrna beach, but the beach, warmth with us coast and inland. winter springs, 90. for city, altamonte springs, 89. oviedo, 90. upper 80s low 90s across osceola county with sunshine and coming up the front moves and friday. rain and storms finally in the forecast and how the system impacts us this weekend. 6:10 am deneige. >> issues and osceola county on the roads in kenansville p vineland road shut down in both
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work. kenansville, kissimmee, same- store u. s. 192, 4 winds blvd., they closed the lanes to do road recovery work. old violin the road can help you to get around. turnpike, northbound after 429 blocking one lane. keep your eyes open. president obama repairing cuba. the first trip in almost a century could bring business to florida. renee chou missing trees this morning. orlando city commissioners says they made a
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nancy alvarez 614 wednesday morning, live look of downtown orlando. you could make it out but we are tracking fog rolling into the area and we will let you know what you can expect a full check of the weather and traffic every ten minutes. orange county deputies are looking for the person who shot and killed a 15-year-old over the weekend. >> antoine davis his family remembered him during a vigil's buck lake which is 1 mile away from where his body was found on the sidewalk in a ocoee night. his aunt says it is time for the killer to compress. >> you have the nerve to take his life and you need to come forward and take this possibility for what you did. >> deputies say he had problems with other kids in his neighborhood and they told us they do have a prime suspect that they have not made an
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florida having -- highway patrol says the man believed to be a police impersonator and clermont's estate trooper. fhp says the troopers more than 25 year veteran in full uniform cruiser. the agency says they are reaching out to claim a place to clear up exactly what happened. alcohol may have cost a deadly wrong way crash on i 4 near sam lake road that shut down part of the road for hours. we showed you the wreckage from the crash as it broke yesterday on eyewitness news this morning.. investigators say 44-year-old fernando clemente's license was also suspended at the time of the crash because of a drug charge and unpaid fines. 2 percent he came out of nowhere and hit and killed 39- year-old harold for free while driving east and the westbound lanes. clemente was killed in the crash. by the time your brain reacts to what is coming toward you do have seconds to react and that is not enough time. >> troopers say they found a
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car and fabrice family says he leaves behind a wife and child. waiting to hear back from orange county fire rescue about a child who went to the hospital after being in an over chlorinated pool guy with his nine flew over yesterday. fire-rescue tells us five kids were vomiting and choking. maintenance staff looks into what happened. when we get an update on how the children are doing we will bring it to you. ucf is one step closer to breaking ground on a multimillion dollar downtown orlando campus. governor. scott plans to approve $20 million in funding when signing the state's new budget. 7000 students will study digital media, health, public service. ucf pro -- ucf provost says it will revolutionize the area. >> downtown campus is going to be a game changer not only for the students but great economic
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next step is to put out bids to select a construction company. leaders expect to break ground next year and have a campus up and running fall 2018. a new i 4, skylight, it will look different. >> feels like summer. >> yes. we have showers and storms down the road and we have not had rain in three weeks so we will see changes eventually. not changing today. near 90. watching the cameras because we have low clouds around and there are areas of patchy fog, 69 downtown, sick day deltona, volusia, all at the in the 60s this morning. a mild start but again the fog is an issue. winds coming across the land and when they come out of the west, that is a warm flow and we will push records. very light now. that is why the fog is widespread. we have been going county by
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visibility around half a mile daytona beach, the villages and watches a brevard county plus we have had fires, we need to see if it mixes in with smoke and that could greatly reduce visibility. the point is extra caution but once we lose that, sunshine walking, palm bay, 79 at noon. 83 at 2:00. mid-80s along the coast close to 9b and then pick through the day mainly dry. some green on the map at should be on the dry said. tomorrow morning, thursday morning, again low cloud cover and fog around and a great day on the way. a hit or miss shower or storm developing but it is friday into saturday when we have the next best chance of rain. water temperatures 60s and 70s air temperatures in the 80s, seas 1 to 2 feet, low risk of rip currents for today. 89, 10 degrees above average. looking at numbers, 86 leesburg, 89 st. cloud, narcoossee, boggy creek on the warm side.
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visibility troubled tomorrow morning and tomorrow itself rain chances, 20 percent, pop- up shower or storm and in the 80s for highs on thursday. major changes. five-day forecast where the weekend is always in view. friday into saturday, right on track for the front to move in. that means scattered showers and storms upwards of 50 percent chance. we was he a better chance of rain and storms by the end of the week and it will drop temperatures but 81 on friday, 79 on saturday and on sunday, signs the front could kick out. morning showers possible and a little cooler, temperatures around 75 on sunday and even by monday, highs will be running in the low 70s. we have a lot of changes over the next five days. coming up in the bottom of the hour we will update the fog which is an issue for the drive. 6:21 am, wednesday morning drive here is deneige. >> orange county rescue, lake pickett road, tanner road, they
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kissimmee, we have a portion of u. s. 19 to shut down at 4 wins blvd. for an earlier crash. road recovery work done so often it is old vineland road. we have debris on the turnpike northbound blocking a left lane after you pass state route for tonight. move over to the right until they can get it out. researchers and students into deep space. final destination for an experiment lasting off next week. primary results coming in. what is next for senator. marco rubio after failing to win in his home state. distraction. >> video of drivers passing stopped school buses causing outrage. with deputies will do to
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6:24 am amanda recorded several drivers in orange county passing stopped school bus and now deputies are willing to look at the bus stop. a video from paloma, drivers
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that is a violation worth up to $265. >> especially nowadays with distractions and mobile phones and everything else going on, they are doing more than they and paying attention. >> deputies say they will be patrolling more often without warning as for drivers in the video, nothing will happen to them because the video does not show the license plates. city commissioner and orlando upset after she says trees on a running trail were cut down when they could not have been. she says she saw workers cutting down trees on an urban trail to make way for a dog park. she says that area is the public and private partnership in the mills park owner should not have been able to cut them down. the city says they gave him permission. >> my staff messed up but a decision-maker someone who wants to design and someone who cares about the sense of place like this. this should not have happen and will make sure does not happen again. >> the tree trimmer says the trees were dead inside and needed to be cut down. researchers at ucf will
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experienced to the international space station. >> looking at pictures from the project team has been working on an experiment examining the properties of soil found on asteroids, comets and the moon. five experiments testing everything from hellfire reacts in space to the effectiveness of a super adhesive are headed to the iss. ucf experiment joining 8000 pounds of supplies and projects on the sigma spacecraft expected to launch from cape canaveral air force station aboard and alice five next tuesday. if it launches catch it live on channel 9 and firefighters in cocoa beach are watching for hotspots overnight after a $4 million mansion went up in flames. >> investigators are working to find out what started the fire. donald trump loss, florida senate are -- after a loss, marco rubio what he says about the race. a hot day, tracking close to record highs but this
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cocoa beach investigators have been looking for a cause and a huge mansion fire. they are working hotspots. >> we check weather and traffic every 10 minutes. deneige broom watching the roads. >> beginning with brian and a check of the warm up this week. >> near 90. we had fog around and friday we are going to see the next front approach. downtown orlando, low clouds scooting by. 69 now and winds out of the west and seven. warm start. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s for all. similar temperatures because of the low clouds and the fog. 56 and titusville, 68 melbourne, daytona beach through debary, deland in volusia county in the 60s
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the 60s the fog is more widespread and we had a drop off in ocala in the villages under a mild -- under a mile in daytona beach under the pocket southern osceola county. we have a soggy start and it will last for the next two hours. we have low clouds and after that a gorgeous day. a couple of hours of fog and then more sunshine as we go through the afternoon. apollo elementary, brevard county, 83 by 2:00 and in the mid-80s once we hit 4:00 inland, upper 80s around. coming up, we have been to drive. we will go over the numbers and when some rain will return and we need it. changes into the weekend. 6:31 am. volume building, here is deneige. >> i 4 camera, lee road, we don't have issues in either direction so if you're headed to work, seminole county pour
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both directions along i 4. an issue in osceola county, state road 60, pot -- be thine road, all lanes are shut down right now and earlier crash in the area and having to fix the road. keep that in mind. presidential candidates claim new momentum while one is going home. >> center tomorrow -- senator. marco rubio trounced by donald trump it angela jacobs following the results. he said it was not his ear. >> reporter: as he is faced with a landslide win by donald trump in florida, rubio said the fact he has come this far america is and he remains country. >> after tonight it is clear while we are on the right side, this year, we will not be on the winning side. >> minutes after being beaten by more than 20 percent in
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runner donald trump surrounded by supporters and miami, rubio announced the end of this 11 month campaign say he had a good run. the senator thanked supporters, family and god. >> i take comfort in the ancient words which teach us that in our hearts human plans their course, but the lord establishes their steps. >> saddened fans we spoke to said they were disappointed rubio could not rise above what they call the spectacle. >> the only word that comes to mind, disappointment. >> i'm shocked america with think it would good -- be good to vote for trump. >> we will reevaluate how we get someone who will best serve all americans. >> rubio ended the night with a message of hope. >> may god strengthen our people, may god strengthen our nation, may god strengthen the conservative movement, may god strengthen the republican party, make god strengthen our eventual nominee, and a god always bless and strengthen this great nation the united states of america.
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donald trump but he also called for the need for a leader who would not divide a party that is already fractured. he has not addressed his future from here. back to you. when voters went to the polls in orlando, they were met by a group pushing for a ballot measure for the 2016 general election. a group called number eight is enough wants to put a limit on consecutive years city officials are able to serve. they collected signatures and if they get 15,000, supervisor of elections will have to put it on the ballot. >> if they cannot get it done after number eight years they should find another job but we want to open it to everybody and that is what democracy is about. >> members feel the city should fall in line with orange county which has term limits. voters thought term limits were already in place. primary was not the only thing on the minds of central florida voters deciding local issues including the full term
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reese -- rusty johnson being a competitor. johnson only won by 17 boat. more than 2 million floridians voted before yesterday. 1.2 million people cast an absentee ballot in the primary. 870,000 people voted early in person more than the 2012 presidential primary. floor during -- florida secretary state says when numbers are in they will show a historic turnout for the primaries. ulysses beaches from the candidates plus all results on our website had to go to the news tab and click collections. orlando police are working to find to home invaders they say attacked robbing a man before stealing his car and killing his dog. it happened at cambridge apartments at midnight. investigators say the victim suffered minor injuries from being pistol whipped. the suspects shot the dog before taking off in the victim's car.
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with mfeflorida tag 479 -- cdc fighting addictions to prescription drugs, guidelines offering alternatives to painkillers by recommending ibuprofen or physical therapy. for prescribing the lowest dosage of painkillers. more people are dying every year from overdoses and the cdc says they were in a painkiller prescriptions written in 2013 for every adult to have a bottle of pills. the guidelines are voluntary. women tell you about recommendations made by orange county's harrowing task force. the group met monday coming up with the nearly 40 recommendations including higher bonds for dealers, better access for overdosing is in educating the public on how to spot and deal with heroin abuse. the counties working out a way to pay for the plant. problems going for german automaker volkswagen a german courses 70 lawsuits have been filed by investors including a
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by nearly 300 investors across the globe. including a california-based pension fund. the suit is seeking more than $3 billion for losses. this comes after volkswagen admitted to installing software on millions of diesel vehicles in order -- in order to cheat emissions test. chipola could lose one dollar per share in the first quarter following food safety issues. investors inspected -- expected four cents per share for chipotle facing higher cost to increase marketing and higher food costs as it continues to deal with food safety protocol. spring break in full swing in with a big influx of people hitting beaches, officers are cracking down on underage drinking. during a ride along we saw spring breakers being ordered to dump out beer and giving warnings, patrol believes there will be more spring breakers in central florida and they say it is possibly because panama city is implementing stronger alcohol regulations.
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replace warman beach police after retirement. he is a starring -- retiring at the end of the month starting as an officer and 82 and became chief in 2010. in a u. s. marine veteran. officials in brevard county try to figure out what is causing hundreds of dead fish to wash up on the beaches in cape canaveral in cocoa beach. according to the brevard times, the second fish kill within the last three months. we told you in december, several cargo containers fell off of a barge. it departed from port canaveral. officials have not linked that to the recent fish kills. floodwaters and parts of louisiana are receded leaving families how to get back to normal. heavy rain left 1 foot of water in places leaving community submerged. in texas, governor. declared state of disaster for more than one dozen counties and dealing with the massive flooding, i tend shut down and has reopened but officials warned it could shut down again
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>> goodness, gracious. 6:38 am. dealing with fog and no rain. >> pollen levels are high. we need to get rain by friday. we will bad -- have a better chance. one day of the last three weeks where we had decent rain. we will watch for a fire threat. watching visibility this morning. ocala through value, visibility under 1 mile in spots. use caution. sumter county, going down the road, wildewood, 86 lake ann, bushnell, st. catherine, webster pushing 90 but mainly in the 80s were sumter county. could hit 92 orange county apopka 87, downtown orlando, 89 winter park toward the pipe, near 88. brevard county, sharpes, vera , upper 80s went out of the west across the land keeping us hot. coming up, tracking friday's
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i will show you the chance for rain and changes in temperatures for the upcoming weekend. 6:40 am deneige. >> an alternate and kissimmee for the crash. working to clear the crash, 192, 4 winds blvd. and because of the crash overnight they had been doing road recovery work. use an alternate old highland road. -- vineland road. john young parkway, by the jail the crash with possibly one lane blocked -- keep that in mind. nova road, a crash with partial road block. young cancer survivors had a chance to hang out with arnold palmer at his famous golf format. >> we can march everywhere. >> what the young people are doing to fight back against the disease. firefighters continuing to with water.
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property in the fire leveling it.
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6:43 am. hotspots smoldering at the cocoa beach mention burning to the ground last night. >> the fire was seen all around. we showed at incredible flames coming from the pumpkin center we showed at incredible flames coming from the pumpkin ctr., south atlantic avenue between third and fourth street. eyewitness news this morning. janai norman is live. firefighters are out and they did not know what caused it. >> reporter: no word on what caused the fire but 12 hours after started firefighters working to make sure it is now. 5:30 we showed you cruise dousing the property with water and that has not let up over the last 75 minutes. you will want to stop what you are doing and come to the screen to look at the video from last night's fire that
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>> the flames were taller than trees surrounding the property and could be seen from other cities here in brevard county. the mansion was formerly owned by late al newhart confounded usa today in florida today. the estate is known as the pumpkin center and soulful for more rain dollars last year. firefighters -- sold for more than $4 million last year. last night's fire leveled the property. >> the first real piece of destruction i've ever seen and is more real than you see in the movies. >> it was a beautiful home and sad and i cannot imagine what started it. >> the cocoa beach fire chief tells us 10,000 ft.2 mansion was vacant and appeared to be undergoing renovation. he said the property meant so much to the community he wants thorough investigation. we will be here when the sun comes up to give you better look at the damage we can see from the street as the state fire marshal begins to
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live in brevard county, janai norman, eyewitness news this morning. announcement could come as early as today as president obama's choice for supreme court nominee. sources tell cnn the president and team up -- finishing the vetting process to replace antonin scalia. robel -- republicans say it should be up to the president paper >> windermere should have the chance to discuss plans to build a mosque near the neighborhood at a landowner wants to build 6900 ft.2 mosque outside kings point. people who live in the area are concerned about traffic and noise in a meeting will be held at 6:00 at sunset park elementary. : police say people known to flaunt cash on social media may have made themselves targets of the home invasion and kidnapping that led to two crashes involving a police cruiser. investigators believe five or six men took off in a mercedes suv after tying of the victims
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guns -- and guns. police officers spotted the suv and going after it sang the suspect ran a red light and another car and got out and ran away. >> hopefully they can put gates and keycode to nothing like this happens again in this neighborhood. >> unrelated suv came to the intersection and collided with a winter garden police cruiser at colonial good homes road. no one hurt in the crash but the home invasion victims have minor injuries. orlando police eight a mother that he did when the attacked them. it happened in january. she went to pick up her son from princeton elementary and staff did not recognize her or the car she was in so they asked her for id. teacher at the school says the mom try to grab her son away and attacked the teacher. bradwell charged with felony battery on a school employee. a group of world war ii veterans were honored in south florida yesterday in a unique way.
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ranging from 76, 97 years old got to fly and vintage planes. training. they got to fly for 15-20 minutes and at 1942 boeing stearman taking a controls. this was arranged by nonprofit called ageless aviation dreams foundation honoring veterans who live in nursing homes. >> can you imagine the stories they swapped? >> i want to know if the 97- year-old got to fly. >> i bet. >> why not. >> he deserves it. >> good for him. hopefully not by himself. >> just saying. >> also. we was the nice day, fog and if you like 90, today's your day. we will get you outside. downtown orlando, low clouds rolling by, 69 trend without the west, seven. it is warm. all of us in the 60s. steady temperatures from coast to inland.
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upper 60s and mild to start and it will be hot. today winds are coming across the land and when they do it is a warming trend with pit we don't have sea breeze working and so that's why we will be hot. winds alike if not calming in spots, fog expected warts -- widespread northern tier, western tier, southern zones, watch fog. we will monitor cameras to see if smoking for mixing it with low thicker clouds and after that a lot of sun will be breaking out. mount dora, 79 by noon and in the mid-80s this afternoon. future track, 10 am, dealing with low clouds and a blip or two of green and staying dry today. tomorrow, by the morning, fog around 6 am, thursday, through the day a chance for a pop-up good-looking day. not until friday and saturday
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chance of rain. seas 1 to two not bad if you are running on the beaches. low risk of rip currents with temperatures in the 80s. 89 today, hot and mostly sunny. the villages near 87, 85 and palm coast, 86 daytona beach and new smyrna beach, a lot like yesterday with westerly winds and monitoring the fire threat as we go throughout the day. tonight, narcoossee, boggy creek, st. cloud, 65. more patchy fog developing and it will be similar to last night. looking at tomorrow, in the 80s. taking off 1 degree or two for temperatures. it is very warm and we introduce a rain chance, 20 percent chance of a shower or pop-up storm on thursday. after that it gets really active. look at your screen right now, five-day forecast, the weekend always in view. on track for scattered showers and storms friday and saturday.
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scattered around and drop in temperatures down 79 saturday and sunday, the system leaves us, 20 percent chance of rain and cooler. 75 on sunday, and by monday, highs will be running in the low 70s. 6:50 am. do we have problems spots on the morning commute with deneige. >> i 4 is your commute, looking good. no matter where you get on. i 4, 434, traffic heading toward the orlando area. no issues eastbound or westbound from volusia county through osceola county. we have issues in osceola county, live traffic tracker, kenansville, stable 60, p line road shut down while working to repair part of the road damage during a crash. also in kissimmee, u. s. 192, 4 wins blvd., repairing asphalt. the alternate is old vineland road and another by the orange county jail, john young
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give them extra space and one last crash, nova road, state road 520, troopers on scene. good news for fans of legoland. the changes they would see at the park in the summer. another night of presidential primaries is in the books including here in florida, we take a look at the bigger picture on both sides. florida film commissions as lawmakers throughout the
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your time 6:54. more results came in overnight for the race for the white house. front runners from both parties are the big winners. angela jacobs is watching the results overnight. >> we are look at big nights for clinton and trump though no candidate secured enough delegates yet to win their nomination. clinton cleaned up with florida, ohio, north carolina and illinois further widening that lead. on the republican side kasich cut into trump's run with a commanding win in ohio. he here in florida rubio
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trounced by trump by more than 20%. now the question of a possible contested republican convention with ka sikes ch, cruz and trump left standing. more on that of course at the top of the hour. this weekend the preses will be the first sitting united states president to visit cuba in 90 years . he will travel there sunday to kick start more business relationships with the nation. the ceo's of xerox and marriott will join him. plans for flights have been finalized for this summer. many of them will leave from florida. cuban officials have confirmed the first case of zika inside the country a 21- year-old said she didn't travel outside of the country and tested position activity for the vie are russ on monday -- virus on monday a handful of cases have been reported of people that have traveled. bill nelson took a self
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capitol hill. there he is in the drivers seat. thumbs up. the transportation committee organized the test drive after a hearing on the future of selfdriving cars. nelson said he enjoyed the ride but panicked a bit when the car approached a concrete wall. >> they swore on a stack of bibles that as that car was speeding newspaper to the turn that it would have turned. >> he went to space. if he was scared. >> he made it. >> despite that scare the senator said that the car was pretty good. >> pretty good. okay. we are seeing inside the new king kong ride. that 40-foot long vehicle can carry up to 72 people on the skull island reign of kong attraction it's the first ride that doesn't navigate on a track. will be the longest ride. it's expected to open this summer
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coming to lego land. they will build a new resort called legoland beach retreat. they will add onto the water park as well. there will be a new theater attraction, a new summertime event with fireworks called lego land night lights will start in june. >> wait until my kids see that. there goes our paycheck. golfers will get one last practice today before the arnold palmer. the superstar will be there to oversee and next month palmer will go to the mass terse. for the first time he won't take part in the first tee shot. he said its time to end this part of his career. hundreds of families and friends joined young cancer survivors at bay hill ahead of the ininvitational. >> this is a great event. participants walked to raise funds for research and treatment.
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race go a long way. >> we had to travel for over a year and a half with our son. we were able to do his scans and have his treatment given right here in orlando for the first time in 18 months. >> organizers say the money raised will go toward research, trials and treatments for patients at arnold palmer children's hospital. this is the fourth year. >> he does so much. we check weather and trafficking. >> it'll be a hot day. the patchy fog this morning and then through the day we will see sun. that will heat us up. upper 80's to near 90. better chance of scattered showers and storms friday into saturday. that will bring back the 70s by the weekend. have a great morning. part of united states 192 is still closed at four winds boulevard while they try to repair the road from a crash
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have you a roadblock for a crash. thousands of people who make a living in the film industry could see big changes to their income. why some could decide to leave florida and go to another state. >> your local news coverage continues now on eyewitness news this morning. good morning, america. split decision. donald trump winning big in florida. >> we're going to win, win, which, and we're not stopping. >> and john kasich scoring his first victory in his home state of ohio. >> i will not take the low road to the highest office in the land. >> as marco rubio drops out. >> it is not god's plan that i be president in 2016 or maybe ever. the race now entering uncharted waters as hillary clinton moves closer to locking up the democratic nomination and takes direct aim at the gop front-runner. >> our commander in chief has to


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