tv Good Day Tampa Bay 430AM FOX February 18, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EST
3 today in clearwater: the police chief will present an award... to one good samaritan. "dennis johnson" is a worker at the sylvan abbey memorial park. and he helped find, a missing elderly man. 3 johnson was doing his rounds on the morning of 82 year old "bob taylor" lying in a wooded area of the memorial park. it was also one of the *coldest days of the year. johnson quickly called police, and rushed to keep the man warm. taylor was treated at the hospital,
johnson will recieve the clearwater police samaritan award, during a ceremony at the park around eight this morning. 3 3 and now, to one huge birthday party in pinellas county. lets just say it was a *century in the making. 3 meet ruth matthews.. she's lived through two world wars... and has even seen the *invention of television.. and now she's celebrating her 100th birthday. she actually set the milestone on valentine's day... but just had her *party on wednesday. she's actually calling it her sweet 16... plus 84 years. ruth stays at the palm garden of largo. ruth's son says his mother is actually the first person in their family to ever reach the century mark. 3 ruth raised three kids of her own, as well as two
3 today in the florida keys... "mote marine" is taking a wrecking ball, to its old research facility. that's because they're making way for a *new lab. this is what it will look like. the new facility will more than *double mote's research and education space in the keys. it will also allow them to expand programs focusing on ways to restore damaged coral reefs the new lab should be finished early next year. 3 today in orlando: some famous brothers... are flipping burgers. it's a v-i-p grand opening party, for florida's first "wahlburgers" restaurant. the burger chain was created by actors "mark wahlberg" and "donnie wahlberg" their brother paul is the chef. at least *two of the brothers are expected at tonight's party... mark and paul. donnie has been trying to change his schedule, to make an appearance as well. the party will end with a concert outside. the restaurant is on church street in downtown orlando. 3 3 a couple in melbourne
like "v-i-p's" ... from now on. that's because maureen smith and david kaltschmidt... are florida's newest multi-millionaires. they were revealed wednesday as the winners of florida's 528 *million dollar powerball prize. that's actually their *portion of the record one *billion dollar national payout. they chose the lum sum... which is about 328 million dollars. so what's the first thing they'll be buying: 3 3 when they found out they won on january 14th, they decided to keep it a secret for awhile, until they could get some legal advice. they didn't even tell their close family until last week! and they didn't tell their next door neighbors... until they left for tallahassee. that's because they needed a
3 that's one *very lucky dog. and as for that winning ticket... maureen says she's been playing the same numbers for the past *30 years. david says he's going to retire from his job as an engineer. they're still working out a plan for the money... they say they'll definitely invest in charities... and take care of
3 ?on the brink of war? from north korea... and how the *south is responding. 3 plus: ?think tumbleweeds are small and harmless? don't tell that to these people. how the wild weeds are *taking over... one town in australia. 3 but first,a look at last night's winning numbers. *still no big winner in the powerball. that means the jackpot for saturday night... moves up to 212 million dollars. and somebody *did with the florida lotto jackpot though. one winner in seminole... gets the 43
again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. so you can love cereal... again! 3 in the headlines this half hour: tensions continue to grow on the korean peninsula after the north's recent nuclear test and missile launch. and now... south korea's spy agency says kim jong un has ordered forces to gear up for terror and cyber attacks on the south. 3 while it's impossible to confirm what's really going on in north korea... they do have
agency says the attacks could target anyone... including activists, defectors, and government officials. the announcement comes one day after the u-s flew advanced fighter jets over south korea in a show of force. meanwhile... seoul and washington are talking about using a missile defence system in the south. officials say the north is closer to their goal of a nuclear-armed missile... one that could reach the u-s mainland. 3 pope francis will be back home in the vatican this morning -- after wrapping up his 5-day trip to mexico.. with a visit to the border... 70-thousand people lined the route of the holy father's motorcade in juarez ... just across the border from el paso, texas. francis celebrated an open-air mass, before pausing at the border fence... and offering a prayer. he was sent off by mexico's president and his wife.. 3 and finally... a town in australia just got taken over... by a tumbleweed! the fast-growing tumbleweed
has invaded every 3 home in wang-aratta. and the grass is piling up fast - blanketing streets, driveways and even entire houses. frustrated residents in the area suspect the tumbleweed is coming from a nearby field. the farmer that owns it has failed to maintain the property. and so far, the local city council has refused
about *four of them... at the same time. 3 dan and "corrie-lynn blog on youtube. last week, dan posted a time lapse video of his wife taking this challenge... with their two year old, and infant triplets. she got all four of them in their onesies... in a very fast two minutes and 13 seconds. the video got almost three *million views. and a few days ago, dan posted his *own attempt at the bedtime challenge. he actually *beat his wife's record by 13 seconds! although some say he *cheated... since his wife used pj's with *buttons... and he went with the *zippers.
3 and: it's time for another all-star team up on american idol. tonight... 12 more finalists get to perform with former idol winners and finalists. but first, they had to perform *solo last night, for the judges: 3 so what idol stars will be returning tonight for those duets? rumours are: chris daughtry, kellie pickler, david cook, and jordin sparks. after tonight, idol will cut the list of finalists down to 14. tonight's two hour episode starts at eight p-m... right here on fox 13. 3 and finally... another adorable animal is trending today. and it's all because of a pet trick, you
3 this is bella, the chihuahua. and as you can see... she apparently * loves to do *handstands! her owner posted this video on youtube.. and of course .. it quickly went viral. and after further investigation... you have to wonder if this dog *loves the handstands... or 3 just *doesn't love... those little socks on her back feet. 3 still ahead: 3 a pair of superbowl winning coaches... walk into a bar. but there's no punchline... just a great
33 power is in tampa tonight, for a very good cause. it's the grand re-opening of the "no name lounge" at "shula's steakhouse." the event is co-hosted by the moffitt cancer center. former bucs coach "jon gruden" will be there, along with his wife... who sits on the moffitt foundation board. of course the man behind the steakhouse will be there too... former dolphins coach "don shula." it starts
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3 ((walter it hasn't happened in almost 90-years... an american president... is heading to *cuba. momentous... yes... but also controversial... especially, in our state. 3 ((jen and... queen b's royal pain. why one of the hottest concerts coming to the bay area this year... could now be a *security concern. 3 ((walter and... what a life. someone in the bay area is counting cash this morning. the new lottery winner, living right next door. 3 3 ((walter)) 3 its now 5:__ thanks for joining us. i'm walter