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i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. a story we are staying on top for you this morning. florida senator bill nelson is calling on the president to appoint a zika csar
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response to the virus. that comes after a third confirmed case of the zika virus was reported in hillsborough county. mosquito control says they have set up traps near the areas where those who contracted the virus live. governor rick scott has also declared a public health emergency in five counties. signs of progress michigan over the city's drinking water crisis. protection agency says tests that ran eight homes shows much better results than tests that ran last week. they were run on water coming through filters in place on faucets and on the same faucets with new cartridges. president obama has found a way to help fund a new transportation spending plan. he will propose a 10 dollars-a-barrel oil tax fund. the new oil tax would be phased in over five years. it would apply to both domestic and imported oil. the white house says it will be different gas tax. tearing through historic communites to improve the time it takes for you to drive to work. right now fdot is in the planning stages of a big expansion to
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lanes. but first-- they'll have to tear down more than 100 homes and businesses. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is outside cafe hey in tampa heights. sarah, neighbors have a protest planned this weekend-- and they tell you they'll keep having them until this project is stopped. yes, the first one is here in tampa heights...starting at this 105 year old building. they'll wear bright yellow-- a color used in construction to mean caution-- as they urge fdot to move forward cautiously without simply yanking their property from them. from here they'll go to v-m ybor, downtown tampa and seminole heights... showing the "swath of destruction"...all torn up and gone in the marches will happen monthly until fdot stops the project. here's what i'm now for 6-- aren't
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options? why fdot says hands down this is the best way to get rid of congestion on several highways in both hillsborough and pinellas counties. live in tampa heights, sarah hollenbeck, 10news wtsp live in tampa heights, sarah hollenbeck, 10news wtsp despite the cooler weather, clearwater beach seems to be the hot place to be. companies are paying big bucks to buy-out and build high-end hotels. in a one mile stretch, there's close to half a billion in recent sales and current construction. the hampton inn and guesthouse are doubling the number of rooms. the 50 million dollar opal sands is set to open later this month and the wyndam grand, when complete will be the largest on the island with 450
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the city says it's a win for businesses, tourists and the locals. half a million dollars in renovations to the famous pier 60 should be finished by the end of the month. it's student day at the florida state fair. today is the day that thousands of students in hillsborough county are given free admission. but that's caused problems in the past. 10 news reporter jonathan petramala is live with how the sheriff's office is trying to stop those problems before they start. the rides are an iconic sight of the state fair, but while those, hundreds of camera's will be watching you. fair officials saying more security camera's this year, bringing the total to 300. more sets of eyes watching, from uniformed deputies to those undercover.
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office will have it's mobile command unit here, platforms for deputies to get a better view and a security tower. two years ago, hundreds of kids went wild. deputies kicking out close to a hundred of them. one of them though, 14 year old andrew joseph the third, never made it home. he was killed trying to cross i-4. in addition to security, policy changes have since been put in place. deputies now must call parents or guardians if any juvenile is kicked out, and kids must be with an adult after six o'clock. andrew's parents though say the changes aren't enough. a protest is being organized here at the u-s 301 entrance, starting at 1 o'clock. live in hillsborough county, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp passengers are frustrated this morning after flying from orlando to charlotte. the pilot had to make an emergency landing at the jacksonville international airport since an electrical odor was
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cockpit. after those scary moments, people then got upset when they landed. there was some miscommunication with the airline and instead of just booking another flight, people had to go to a ticket counter, get their luggage from baggage claim, then go through security again. many of you are mourning the loss of another music legend this morning. maurice white, the founder and leader of 'earth, wind and fire,' has died. white founded the group in the late 1960s. they went on to sell more than 90 million albums worldwide with many hits including "september" and "shining star." his brother says white died in his sleep in his l-a home. he was 74. we're seeing a lot of reaction on twitter this morning. bette midler tweeted, "maurice white, founding member of earth, wind and fire, has died. great music, energy, great spirit. the lord must need a band up there."
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master maurice your work was well done and you earned and deserve eternal peace. with all my love ceelo." in a few hours, a 19-story united atlas five rocket will launch from cape canaveral. global positioning this mission makes it the air force's last of a dozen g-p-s satellites in the boeing-built series. this is the first launch of the year from cape canaveral. if the weather is good, the launch is set for 8:38 a-m. after almost dying on an arizona freeway...a rescued pup finally has good news. the life-changing event that begins for her tomorrow. but first, a surprising customer goes unnoticed as he takes a snooze at a san diego area restaurant. here's a look at what's coming up on 10 news and c-b-s tonight. starting at 8:00, undercover boss, followed by the super bowl's greatest halftime shows. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late
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cannavale. watch 10 news at 5:30 pm today for your chance to call in and win a five hundred dollar gold and diamond source gift card. when you see the number on your screen. 10th caller wins. a live look this morning in
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two new york city police officers are two new york city
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expected to survive after being shot while on duty. the suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent self- inflicted gunshot wound. it happened thursday night while the officers were patrolling a housing project in the bronx. a second suspect was taken into custody when officers found several firearms in their apartment. the british government may soon be able to serve warrants in the united states. it's a process that's still being negotiated. in the proposal, warrants would be served to companies under investigation. british law enforcement would have some access to live communications between the two nations, but not records. a massive gas leak in the l-a area could be capped in a week. the people who are affected by the gas leak that the last phase to fix the ruptured well should start on monday.
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permanently seal the leak. thousands have be evacuated since the leak began in october. more than two million tons of climate-changing methane have spewed. a pup rescued by arizona department of transportation employees finally has a new home. --the dog was dodging freeway traffic on live cameras two weeks ago --she had to take refuge on top of barrier in center of freeway --they named her dottie --several people came forward wanting to adopt her --finally has a new family that she'll be matched with tomorrow. we know you're busy this morning, but you'll want to come over to your t-v to check out this video. a man in captured
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fighting in clearwater he says it happened just feet away from him while he was on his lunch break at his office. he posted the video to youtube with the comment: "nature is awesome!". an unusual rescue out of san diego. sea world came to the rescue of this female sea lion pup that was sleeping in a restaurant booth. she looked very malnourished and dehydrated, and was likely trying to find a warm, dry place to sleep. this year, sea world has rescued nearly 50 mammals from local beaches. their goal is to rehabilitate the animals and return them to the wild, giving them a second
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florida senator bill nelson is calling on the president to appoint a zika csar to oversee the government's response to the virus. three cases have been confirmed in the west side of hillsborough county. mosquito traps have been placed near those areas. democratic presidential candidates are back on the campaign trail after thursday night's debate in new hampshire. hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off over the economic crash and foreigh policy. sanders is ahead of clinton in the polls with the new hampshire primary just days away. today marks two years since a teen was hit and killed by a car while trying to cross i-4. his parents, who are filing a lawsuit against the hillsborough county sheriff's office, school board and school district, and the florida state fair are planning to hold a protest today. their son was thrown out of the fair along with a hundred other kids as some troublemaker stampeded through the midway. you can call this woman the epic runner. meet becca. she just finished a
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world as she ran her seventh marathon in seven days on seven countries. she began in antarctica then ran marathons in chili, miami, spain, morocco, dubai and australia. by completing the seven marathons, she became the first american woman to ever accomplish the feat. coming up on 10 news this morning.. the zika virus is now impactng airlines. what it could mean for your next flight. and today thousands of kids will be at the state fair for student day. the changes every parent needs to know about before dropping off your
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introducing longhorn' s steaks that sizzle for $12.99. like the new smoky bacon sirloin. and the parmesan crusted sirloin. only at longhorn steakhouse. you cant fake steak. your out-the-door forecast. big time changes. 18 to 25 degrees colder this morning than what it was yesterday. that means 40s to low 50s.
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