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developing this morning: out of jail and on the run. we're live with the search for a missing inmate in polk county. ((jen the election is over, but one local race is still too close to call. why votes are still being counted, nearly two weeks later. ((walter and this week's hometown heroes are helping get moms fit... physically and mentally. ((walter)) thanks for joining us this friday morning.. i'm walter allen((jen)) and i'm jen epstein. let's start off with a check of the forecast, with dave. tons of sunshine and lovely
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developing this morning in polk county.. deputies are searching for an escaped inmate.. who took off from a work release program in bartow... fox 13's shayla reaves is at the polk county jail with the latest..
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this isn't the first time an inmate has escaped in polk county.. a month ago, an inmate named "david ross" was part of a work crew at mosaic park.. when he took a guard hostage and drove off in a city vehicle.. he then drove all the way to pinellas county.. where authorities nabbed him. a hillsborough county firefighter is facing battery charges for taking part in a violent bar fight.. the september 27th brawl
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key west... officials say the man in the white shirt is clint walker. police say he's a hillsborough county firefighter... and also a member of the outlaw motorcycle gang. they were there for the annual poker run. the fight started.. after an argument erupted with another customer.. at least 4 employees and customers were hurt. key west police have issued an order for walker's arrest. surveillance video of another bar fight closer to home, has been released.. it shows the moment a driver smashes through the front window on 7th ave in ybor city.. this morning -- tampa police are still looking for that driver.. investigatrs say he may have been trying to leave the fight.. before losing control of the car.. despite the dramatic impact, only one of the victims was hurt. anyone who recognizes the driver is urged to contact tampa police.. the school re-zoning plan in pasco county.. which would place kids in different
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on thursday.. a committee of parents and principals agreed to remove almost 500 students from mitchell high school, and seven springs middle. under the new plan.. both schools would still be slightly over- capacity.. superintendent kurt browning will now look at recommendations before making any adjustments. the board will then hold two public meetings. the first is december 20th... the second will be january 17th... which is when a final decision is expected to be made.. hillsborough county deputies are looking for two masked, and u-s-f students, at an apartment on bruce-b-downs.. investigators say the robbers knocked on the door of the apartment on wednesday night.. before forcing their way inside.. the robbers got away with a wallet - with 300 dollars inside. before taking off in a get-away car.. if you know anything -- you're asked to call the sheriff's office.. this morning, president-elect donald trump is taking credit for saving a ford plant in kentucky. trump tweeted last night quote: "i worked hard with executive chairman bill ford
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great state of kentucky for their confidence in me." but ford claims the plant was never closing... and no jobs were ever in jeopardy. in fact, the company was only considering moving production of the low-selling lincoln m-k-c from kentucky to mexico, so the automaker could make space to ramp up production of the higher-selling ford escape. ford told trump yesterday, it was canceling plans to shift production. all eyes continue to be on trump's transition from president-elect... to the white house... and who he plans to take with him to washington. fox's jackie the big names on the short list... and one that's causing some controversy. chyrons:0:07-0:16 katrina pierson / fmr trump campaign spokesperson / courtesy: "the kelly file" / fox news channel0:23-0:33 matt bennett / fmr deputy asst to pres. bill clinton / courtesy: "the kelly file" / fox news channel0:36-0:43 michael flynn / retired us army lt. general 0:51-1:00 sen. jeff sessions / (r-al)1:12-1:17 shinzo abe / japanese prime minister (voice of translator)1:17-1:28 jackie ibanez / fox news correspondent (on-cam "fox news" tag)the pressure is on for president-elect donald trump to quickly make appointments to his cabinet... as he meets with several key leaders to fill those spots. pierson says: "you know it's really bad when david axlerod chief strategist to president obama took to twitter today to remind the media that they didn't even have these appointments made at this time without criticism." the name that's causing the most controversy now is lieutenant general michael flynn... who's expected to be appointed as national security advisor. bennett says: "he is by all accounts a very difficult guy to work for but also but much more importantly, he's just
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wouldn't discuss his conversation with the president-elect.flynn says: "it's going really well and it's a great transition. and the president-elect is in full control believe me." another possible appointment... senator jeff sessions claims he's happy in his current role. but says he would be honored to serve the president. sessions says: "i think he has a good ability to size up people in an effective way. a big part of his success in business is having good people around him. meanwhile... there's controversy over the transition team not going through the proper channels... for president-elect trump to talk with world leaders over the phone. mister trump on thursday met with his first world leader since the election.abe says: "as an outcome of today's discussion i am convinced that mr trump is a leader in whom i can have great trust in."(on-cam tag) president-elect trump will meet with former republican presidential nominee mitt romney... who is reportedly being considered for the secretary of state position. in new york, jackie ibanez,
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thousands of anti-donald trump protesters continue to hold demonstrations across the nation. they've going on daily since election day. during a news conference in germany, president obama had a message for those protesters... "don't be silent". obama says: "one of the great things about our democracy is it expresses itself in all sorts of ways. and that includes people protesting. // i wouldn't advise them to be silent." president obama's message is one that many republicans are now upset about -- asking the president to step in and condemn the rallies. new this morning.. as the city of clearwater deals with a growing demand for parking space.. they're asking local business owners for help.. city officials have launched an online survey... to gauge the community's interest in more parking garage permit options on clearwater beach. the survey is asking business
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whether it is at city lots, on the street.. or private parking... it also asks if they'd be willing to sign an annual contract to reserve parking spaces. the survey comes weeks before the seven story "pelican walk garage" on mandalay avenue is set to open.. moffit cancer center in tampa.. is moving forward with an 800-million dollar expansion... the money will go towards a new hospital wing, two research buildings, a clinical support building and additional outpatient facilities.. the entire expansion is expected to take 10 years to moffitt leaders plan to raise 500-million dollars.. and hope to finance the rest with a bond bankrolled by state cigarette taxes. still ahead.. details on a deal.. that may allow johnny manziel's domestic violence case to be dismissed. plus.. be glad you aren't dealing with this today.. the first major snowstorm of the season making
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?? we asked people to write down the things they love to do most on these balloons. travel with my daughter. roller derby. ?? now give up half of 'em. do i have to? this is a tough financial choice we could face when we retire. but, if we start saving even just 1% more we could keep doing all the things we love.
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time now is 5:xx.. your future i-phone could very well be "made in america." one of the two companies that assembles the smartphones in china.. is reportedly considering making them in the u-s. according to the "nikkei asian review".... apple asked both "foxconn" and "peg-atron" for the location switch back in june.. foxconn complied.. while pegatron said the cost would be too much.. apple has declined to comment on the nikkei story. president-elect donald trump has said that he wants apple to move manufacturing to the u-s. north carolina governor "pat mccrory" is allegeing voter fraud in his bid for re-election.. and is now challenging votes in 52 of the state's 100 counties. more than a week after election day -- the race between mcrory, and democractic rival "roy cooper".. is too close to call.. absentee and other ballots are currently being certified and counted... with the final vote canvass expected today.. the mccrory campaign believes there were potentially fraudulent absentee ballots cast for cooper... the
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a judge has ordered the former boyfriend of the late 'bobbi kristina brown'... to pay 36 million dollars to her estate. nick gordon was in an atlanta courtroom yesterday for the ruling.. gordon has not been criminally charged... but he was found liable for brown's death after failing to appear in court back in september. brown was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub in january of 2015.. she was in a coma for six months.. before dying in hospice care at age 22. heisman trophy winner and former cleveland browns quarterback 'johnny manziel'... has reached a deal with prosecutors in his domestic assault case. the deal calls for conditional dismissal of manziel's case... in which he's accused of hitting and threatening his former girlfriend. he will go back before a judge on december first, when the case could be settled. manziel is currently a free agent -- after playing two seasons with the browns. while we're struggling to get rain here... people in
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the denver area.. resulted in a major pile up thursday, and forced several parts of the interstate to close. the national weather service has issued a blizzard warning for parts of the dakotas--and winter storm warnings for nebraska and minnesota... up to a foot of snow could fall in some areas by tomorrow..
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it's now 5:??. time to check the forecast with dave. it is 5:??: time now to find out what's happening
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coming up.. the amount of money in our pockets is on the rise across tampa bay... but it's not all good news.. plus.. apparently there's an art to the best time for calling in sick from work. the day that gets the most sick calls. dunkin's sweet black pepper bacon sandwich is back with twice the crispy, caramelized peppered bacon. experience a breakfast sandwich made for bacon lovers.
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be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts.
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welcome back.. here's some good news.. a new federal report shows that personal income ?grew.. across the tampa bay area in 2015.. the bad news though.. it's growing at a lot slower pace than the rest of the country.. the report says average personal income in the tampa-st. pete-clearwater area... is up to 43-thousand dollars a year.. that's a 6-hundred dollar increase from 2014... across the u-s though.. average income was just shy of 50-thousand a year.. and the average across the entire florida.. was 48-thousand.. the numbers highlight a growing gap between income, and living costs.. driven by the fact many of the new jobs created in tampa bay are lower-wage positions in retail, leisure and hospitality.. for those in the north port-sarasota-bradenton area.. things are a little above average.. personal income was up to 51-thousand dollars.. much of pasco, hernando, and polk counties however.. are well below.. neither of
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home ... the bank says the number of customers opening accounts fell 44 percent from a year ago - while new credit card applications tumbled 50 percent... back in september, wells fargo agreed to pay 185-million-dollars in penalties for opening up millions of accounts in customers' names without their permission. "j-p morgan chase" has agreed to pay more than 264-million dollars in fines to federal authorities... the banks asian affiliate.. was accused of hiring friends and relatives of chinese officials... banking deals in that country. as part of the deal....the bank will avoid criminal bribery charges. this may help you digest your turkey better next week... it turns out.. that thanksgiving meal is going to gobble up less of your paycheck.. according to the 'american farm bureau federation'... the average cost this year, for a ten person feast... will be just shy of 50 dollars... that's 24-cents cheaper than
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could use a little "me time".. perhaps you play a little hooky from work... well a survey done by market research company "career builder".. says the best time to call in sick -- is 6:38 a-m, on a tuesday.. that's apparently when you're most likely to be believed... unlike on a monday or a friday.. when it's pretty obvious you're angling for a long weekend.. the best excuse for calling out- is referring to 'stomach problems'... it has been a week and a half since the election - but did you know there's a hillsborough county school board race that is still "up in the air"..? the reason the recount is taking ?so long... and why it's important
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at five-thirty.. plus.. bitterness brewing at a florida starbucks.. the fight over a cup of
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it's 5:--, i'm walter allen. and i'm jen epstein. we begin this half hour a local election... still too close to call. ballots are still being counted this morning... a week ahead a half after voters went to the polls. fox 13's alcides segui is live in tampa... with the seat still undecided... and what's holding things up? (alcides)
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thanks, alcides..
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the time now is 5:??. romney will meet with president-elect donald trump in new york this weekend... to discuss the secretary of state position. romney was extremely critical of trump during the campaign, and said there was no way he could support him. the transition team says this will be a chance to heal some divisions. however, rommey isn't the only one in the mix to be secretary of state. south carolina governor nikki haley is also being mentioned. a letter asking parents to keep their kids quiet while they play -- has parents
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offended by the letter.. and felt targeted because they have children. the subdivision's manager told fox 13.. that it's all a misunderstanding.. they told us the focus of the letter wasn't noise... but making sure children weren't playing unsafely in the street. new c-d-c numbers show that the teen pregnancy rate plummeted to a historic low in 2015.. but the figures show the dip was more extreme in cities than in rural areas. the number of girls aged between 15 a percent since 2007.. in the countryside however... there was just a 37 percent slump over the same time.. a study from earlier in the year linked the drop in teenage pregnancies to more, and ?better use of contraceptives.. for the second time in about a month--polk county sheriff's deputies are searching for an escaped inmate.. both escaped from work programs.. one was caught -- the other.. remains
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live in bartow with the details.. is shayla reaves.. morning shayla..
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you're trash.. so what because i voted for tr congratulations..now give me my money back an ugly exchange.. hotter than the coffee.. is caught at one coral gables coffee shop.. the coffee shop customer.. says it's all because of who he voted for.. that customer also claims he was treated differently based on his race.. another customer inside the store.. picked up on the bitterness brewing.. and pressed record.. here with more is fox 13's russell rhodes.. the man caught on camera says there is much more to
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rolling.. "david sanguesa" says he lost his cool during a wednesday coffee run with a colleague.. he says he waited 20 plus minutes for his cup of joe.. before things got nasty.. sanguesa says he believes he was refused service because he's white, and a known trump supporter.. he was even talking about his support at the coffee shop before the incident.. he never got his coffee.. but he did get a few words in before he left.. i want your name, give me your card.. you're garbage.. complete trash in a statement.. starbucks says: "embracing diversity and treating each other with respect and dignity is core to starbucks values.." "we are committed to providing an inclusive, supportive and safe work environment for everyone." sanguesa says he too apologizes.. and tells our sister station in miami.. that
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berak down of last night's saints - panthers game.. plus kevin o'donnell will have the rest of this mornings sports headlines.. and in this week's hometown hero.. these moms lift more than their children.. we'll show you how they aren't letting parenthood prevent them from pumping some iron.. ((dave)) dunkin's sweet black pepper bacon sandwich is back with twice the crispy, caramelized peppered bacon.
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hey! is this enough? a little more... grandma! there you go... there's no more room. oh look who's here! i know i had one more... hmmm... more. how's it looking? 8, 9... we need 1 more yes... let's enjoy. we need more rolls there was a little girl, and she became friends with every animal she met. it's getting late, grandma should go. one more?
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where shopping is a pleasure. be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts.
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in sports this morning.. cam newton and the carolina panthers... going head-to-head with drew brees and the new orleans saints last night.. this one was pretty much all carolina until the fourth quarter.. when brees tried leading a comeback.. he threw a touchdown pass to "coby fleener".. to make it a three point game.. with just under 3 to play.. the panthers then ran the clock down before punting with less than 20 seconds to go.. the saints got put a drive together.. panthers win 23- 20. now for the rest of your sporting headlines.. we turn to fox 13's kevin o'donnell.. the lightning get the news they feared the most... steven stamkos will miss the next four months. it was determined tonight by doctors in vail, colorado that the lightning captain will need the surgery that will have him out a majority the rest of the regular season and maybe into playoffs. the ligtning in the middle of their 5-game road trip in buffalo.... a nice start for the lightning.. .nikita nesterov with his first goal of the season... 1-nothing after one. in the 2nd..
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don't get much better than that. the lightning pick up a power play... on the run valterri filpulla with a nice pass to alex killorn and he buries it for his 7th goal of the season 2-nothing. buffalo cuts the lead in half.. but with seconds left in the period... nikita kucherov fires and tyler johnson deflects it in for a 3-1 lead. the south florida bulls hosting elon college in the sundome tonight... the phoenix... on fire in the first half knocking down eight 3- pointers... that helped them to a 39-26 lead at halftime. the bulls just didn't have the fire power to come back.. geno thorpe lead the bulls with 16 points.. but they fall 74 to 61 to elon. the gators are on the road in lakeland awaiting the completion of the o'connell center taking on st. bonaventure.... the gators having the hands full with the bonnies... but justin leon drill the 3 right before the buzzer at the half for a 38-32 lead. the gators take control in the 2nd half... canyon barry drops the trey to stake florida to a 15-point lead... the bonnies come back, but the gators hang on to move to 3-oh with a 73 to 66 win... florida is at amalie arena on monday to take on belmont. it's now 5:??. time to check it's now 5:??. belmont. to take on arena on
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it's now 5:??. time to check the forecast with dave. it is 5:??: time now to find out what's happening on the roads - with our "skyfox on time traffic".
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it's tough taking time out for yourself when you're a parent... you try to always put your kids first... and end up neglecting yourself. now two
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the gym just opened a few weeks ago... as of now they provide daycare during three of their training sessions. you can bring infants as young as eight weeks! i've posted a link to the gym on my facebook page, fox 13's jennifer epstein. still to come this friday morning.. we'll take a look back at the fun we've had this week.. in our "good day goodies".. plus.. ice skating, hot chocolate.. it's all part of the holiday spirit.. and it's com carrabba's new meatball magnifico. our gigantic meatball topped with parmesan cream sauce and stuffed with delicious melted mozzarella. ? dramatic italian aria ?
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families in need across tampa bay will get a ton of support this morning.. 2 tons in fact... "gen-er-x generators" is donating 2 tons.. or 4-thousand pounds of turkey to metropolitan ministries... the donation will be delivered to the holiday food drive location at west-shore mall.. it's all in an effort to help serve the 18-thousand families seek help this holiday season.. a new winter village is opening today.. at curtis hixon park in tampa.. it's being put on by the downtown partnership.. and includes an outdoor ice skating rink, holiday market, and waterfront cafe.. the village shops will be open thursday thru sunday, until december 24th.. and feature seven pop-up boutiques from local markets.. the ice rink will be open all week long.. and costs 12- dollars for 90 minutes of
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we've made it to another friday everyone! so it's time to sit back -- and enjoy this weeks "good day goodies".. fridayaircheck am2016-11- 11?0?8.mpg ((jen)) there's much more to come on good day.((walter)) let's turn it over to russell and laura - to find over to russell let's turn it ((walter)) good day. more to come on there's
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more to come on good day. ((walter)) let's turn it over to russell and laura - to find out what's ahead in our 6 o'clock hour. with just a few months left on his sentence... a polk county inmate has ?escaped. fox 13's shayla reaves is live in bartow - where deputies are searching for this man.. and: it's been a week and a half since the election.. ?everyone knows who our president-elect is... right? ??wrong!! this man doesn't.. find out why he and: a special salute to some really great kids... the secret message from the orlando police department..
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?another inmate escape in polk county. for the second time in a month - a prisoner has taken off.. >>laura: another inmate escape in polk county. a prisoner has taken off. this morning, the search for the inmate on the run. >>russell: first a night, then a crash. hillsborough deputies hope the video helps track down the not been seen since. >>laura: you think you're always the last to know? nope. this man is. he wants it that way. why he still has no idea who won the election. >>dave: 60 degrees is how we're starting things off at 6:00 with the dew point of 54. no complaints. as you go inland, north, you got 50s, even 40s on the map. third or fourth morning in a

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