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this morning. i'm allison kropff. this morning... investigators are trying to figure out what led a kansas man on a violent workplace shooting spree. the shooting left four people dead and more than a dozen injured. 10news reporter emerald morrow is in-studio. emerald, the suspect has a lengthy criminal background. yeah, and you won't believe where a lot of this man's crimes were committed. right here in of this man's crimes were committed. right here in florida. years before cedric ford went on this deadly shooting spree in hesston, kansas near wichita....he spent some time behind
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county. his criminal past here in florida dates back to the late 90s. and his crimes range from burglary to theft. fast forward nearly 20 years...and he's now at the center of a mass workplace shooting spree at the excel industries plant. sheriff's officials say ford was armed with a long gun and a handgun... and witnesses inside the plant recall the terror as he fired away, killing several of his coworkers. so you can imagine the relief some people felt when they learned their loved ones survived the attack. no one knows just yet what sparked the shooting. we may never know for sure what was going on in the alleged shooter's he was killed by the first officer on the scene. this is the second mass shooting we've covered in less than
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one a little different is the fact that it appears to be workplace-related. i'm looking into how common these types of incidents are. i'll have answers for you coming up at 5:30. back to you. it's something everyone will be talking about today on the campaign trail today...there were lots of fireworks at the final republican debate before super tuesday. for florida senator marco rubio and texas senator ted cruz.. it was a final chance for them to take the lead away from donald trump. check this out -- the gloves came off as the candidates attacked each other, more than the issues. we are just a couple of weeks out from the florida primary. the latest quinnipiac poll shows trump is leading rubio by 16 percent in the sunshine state. former president bill clinton will be in south florida today campaigning for his wife, hillary. he is expected at fundraisers in coconut grove and boca raton.
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thursday. lead over bernie sanders in that state tomorrow's democratic primary. will be in florida passed just weeks as we told you earlier this week, he'll be at saft, a company in jacksonville that make lithium-ion batteries. they received millions of dollars from the recovery act. crews are still assessing the damage after an e-f one tornado hit punta gorda. governor rick scott also got a look at the damage. as we've reported the tornado struck wednesday with winds of up to 97 miles per hour. 36 homes were damages. many are now unlivable. a second e-f zero tornado also hit the area.. doing damage to mostly signs and trees. people in north carolina are waking up to several inches of snow this morning, which is good news for ski resorts there. even with temperatures dipping below freezing, resort employees and visitors say this makes up for such a
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butted to temperatures are expected to be warmer heading into the weekend. organizers of the 2016 olympics are trying to make sure the games will not be affected by the zika virus. organizers have devoted a lot of time to reassuring athletes and potential visitors that they are safe. but those reassuring words aren't being helped by what's currently happening in rio. one woman says she contracted zika last year less than two miles from the olympic park. organizers also anyone attending the games to use things like mosquito repellent. an assistant professor at the missouri is out of a melissa click has been fired. you may remember, she was seen on camera confronting during a racial protest on campus in november. some students say is
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some faculty members felt the university didn't go through the correct procedure in firing click, but didn't want to come forward for fear of retaliation. we know a lot of you are counting down the days until the rays first game of the season. today we want to tell you about a chance to meet your favorite players -- for free. tomorrow is rays fan fest and it's set to be the biggest and best year yet. you won't pay a dime to get in or park at tropicana field. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live inside the trop. sarah, wheter you're a baseball fan or not this is really going to be a lot of fun. absolutely, for the kids and the adults. when else do you have a chance to stand center field and chat with your favorite players? this year, there are a
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autographs from over 30 mlb alumni, batting cages and speed pitch machines, pictures and chat with the hottest prizes throughout the day. if you want to bring a little spending money, there's a dirt cheap charity yard sale-- where you can rays memorabilia. i had a chance to talk to dwayne staats. he's been the play commentator for the rays since the team's start and says this fan fest
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here's what you need to know about fan fest. it's tomorrow-- saturday 11am-4pm free best parking: lots 6 & 7 here's what i'm working on for you in 30 minutes-- i'll tell you more about your chance to meet the players and what to expect if you're looking for an autograph. live at the trop, sarah hollenbeck, 10news wtsp starting this weekend -- there will be a new way to bypass traffic and get around downtown tampa. and it has a familiar theme to it. check this out. beginning tomorrow, new water taxi's will take passengers from riverwalk to channelside and they will be pirate themed. yacht star ship will christen the three ships today at 5:30 at the convention center. they are expected to run seven days a week and carry up to 50 people at once. we all know exericise is good for you. but a new warning from doctors this morning shows when
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body. are closely fire in california that left one firefighter hurt. spring training about to swing into action.. make sure you watch 10news this your last chance to to the new york training opening day the game is 2nd at steinbrenner field in tampa. to win tickets.. make sure you watch 10 news this morning beginning at 6 a-m. live look at
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it's a busy morning, so let's get right to some other
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morning, so let's get right to some other headlines around the nation and the world in 60 seconds. family and friends with gather today to say goodbye to the first of six people killed in a shooting spree in kalamazoo. a memorial service for 74-year-old dorothy brown will take place in battle creek, michigan. services for the other victims will be held this weekend. 45-year-old jason dalton has been arrested for the attacks and faces 16 charges. fifa will vote today for a new president in zurich. five nominees are trying succeed sepp blatter, who led fifa from 1998 until he was banned for financial wrongdoing. he is accused of making a 2-million dollar payment to the head of european soccer. the fifa governing body will also vote on reforms designed to root out bribery and corruption. researchers in boston say they discovered a key abnormality affecting the brains of people with down syndrome. doctors found genetic changes in white matter that altered brain development. they hope the findings may help target new treatments. right now, firefighters are keeping an eye on what's left of a
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female firefighter critically injured. the 22-year-old was part of an inmate crew. a big rock fell on her from a ledge about a hundred feet up. so far the fire has burned ten acres. it's mostly contained, but there are still a few hot spots. surfers and swimmers in california are being warned to be extra careful today out on the water. big waves are pounding the beaches. this is video from seal beach...which is located about 20 minutes from long beach. four people were swept from the ocean not too far from there earlier this week. one of them died. a surf advisory was in effect for a few hours on thursday with waves up to 10 feet. you can get 10
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probably something like a waitress, babysitter, or maybe a store clerk. well, he may be at the white house now, but president obama was no different. he says his first job as a teenager was scooping ice cream at baskin robbins. he says it taught him valuable lessons about hard work he's calling on businesses to recruit, train, and mentor teenagers this summer. if you have a sweet tooth, you're a popular dessert bakery is coming to tampa. and you can order your favorite
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of a button! it's sprinkles cupcakes! they are opening up a bakery in hyde park.. but here's the fun park.. they are known for their cupcake a-t-m. the dessert chain started in california, but has locations all over the country. this is their first one in florida. no word on when they are set to open.. they are still hiring. he stole out hearts with his love for "wheel of fortune". but now he needs your help crossing another item off his birthday list. the big event eric piburn is having this weekend! but first, a man tries to steal a boat, but it didn't exactly go the way he planned.
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i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. for the second time in less than a week...a mass shooting is making headlines across the country. and this morning, friends and family


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