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    The Homeschooled Kids Who Shoot To Kill | RISE OF THE RADICALS
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    The Homeschooled Kids Who Shoot To Kill | RISE OF THE RADICALS

    November 4, 2019


    DERRICK GRACE II: How fast can somebody be a victim of gun violence? KIDS: This fast. DERRICK GRACE II: I bought the Glock 42 maybe
    2 years ago – easy to use. This is a pistol grip AK-47. Her name is Brown Sugar. This
    is the first gun that I shot that I actually saw the dust come up off the ground as the
    bullet travelled. This gun packs a lot of power. And the Uzi. This is a great gun for
    children to start with. I know it may not look like it to most of dawgs because they
    have a different view point of Uzis. But Derrica has shot this on multiple occasions, piece
    of cake. DERRICK GRACE II: Go next. There you go young man. DERRICK GRACE II: I home-school my children.
    We are currently working through volume-1 in my Unlearn and Relearn parent-child curriculum.
    I’m not a huge fan of these school systems. I think they do a whole lot to dilute the
    mental progression of our children. So, I think it’s absolutely necessary that we
    take that in our hands. INTERVIEWER: Could you tell us just generally about growing up in Tampa?
    DERRICK GRACE II: I was a terrible child. I don’t know how many fights I got caught
    setting. I know I broke in at least 20 cars as a child. Never stole anything, I just really
    got a rush out of the glass, bricks and glass, it really just made my blood boil. But yeah
    I broke in my first house, well literally 20 years ago. I was in third grade – same time I
    smoked my first cigarette, my first cigar. INTERVIEWER: Could you just kind of talk us
    through why you chose to get facial tattoos? DERRICK GRACE II: I got 33 on my face and
    I got one on the side of my head over here. The ABC stands for Adversity Builds Character.
    We’re going go to go through it; we’re going to grow through it. INTERVIEWER: Can you tell us about Unlearn
    and Relearn? What that is? DERRICK GRACE II: Unlearn and Relearn is
    a movement and a series of curriculums that I created. The mantra behind it is us whitewashing
    out the traditions and the conditions we’ve been taught to believe. There are so many people
    that have absolutely no idea why they do what they do. They just simply do it for the sake
    of fitting in a tradition. Today we’re just going to focus on money. We’re going to
    talk money, okay? Finances, ownership and things of that nature. INTERVIEWER: Why is Unlearn and Relearn better
    than sending your kids to school? DERRICK GRACE II: That’s a great question.
    I think Unlearn and Relearn is better than sending them to school. I think a lot of our
    biggest downfall is our mental dependence on outside entities for happiness, for love,
    for freedom, for things of that nature, so we have been programmed to believe I need
    money. So, somebody please give me an opportunity. I need happiness, so somebody please bring
    that and be my friend. The biggest thing in Unlearn and Relearn is self will. Understanding
    that, you are who you have been looking for and everything you’re looking for is already
    within you. You have to find a reason to pull it out. INTERVIEWER: Do you ever wish that you were
    at school? DERRICA GRACE: No.
    INTERVIEWER: Why not? DERRICA GRACE: Because, I will not like to
    be in a class 6 hours a day. INTERVIEWER: Really, why?
    DERRICA GRACE: Because 6 hours? Uh-Uh. I am not sitting down in a class
    writing so long. DERRICK GRACE II: Quick answer ok? Knock ‘em out and you get.. I give you another four
    pieces of candy but you are not going to get it until tomorrow because you are not eating another candy in one day. DERRICK GRACE II: If you lost everything today
    what you got tomorrow? DERRICA GRACE: Intellectual property.
    DERRICK GRACE II: And what is intellectual property? DERRICA GRACE: They can take your possessions but they can’t take your mind. DERRICK GRACE II: If daddy had an emergency in this house and you needed to save my life what gun would you use? DERRICA GRACE: The Glock 42.
    DERRICK GRACE II: Why? DERRICA GRACE: Because it has less strength. INTERVIEWER: Why does the curriculum include guns? DERRICK GRACE II: Because violence can take
    place at anywhere in the world at any given moment. But I’m a firm believer if you have
    guns in your house and the educated mind is far greater than the wondering mind. So I
    think it is very much necessary that you both educate your children on guns and the gun
    rules and laws on whatever land you are on. DERRICK GRACE II: Listen Grace how many school shooters we have this year?
    DERRICK GRACE III: 45 DERRICK GRACE II: How many random shooters
    we had this year? DERRICK GRACE III: 255
    DERRICK GRACE II: If people got guns and children in their house they should do what with them?
    DERRICK GRACE III: Teach them about them. INTERVIEWER: Are you worried about their safety at all? DERRICK GRACE II: Oh, no, not at all, not at all, they are very, very mature for their
    age and when you actually take the mystique out of a gun, kids aren’t that much interested
    in it. It’s just like a toy, like they going to play with a toy for a little bit and then they going to be like, ‘Ok. I want a new one.’ DERRICK GRACE II: Oh what if I bought you this? DERRICA GRACE: I am gonna die if you bought me that. DERRICK GRACE II: You’re going to die if I bought you that? DERRICA GRACE: Yes, I’m gonna die, oh look at this Hello Kitty one. DERRICA GRACE: This be easy peasy. DERRICK GRACE II: A lot of shooting takes
    place after night or they take place after dark. So essentially what she has to do, she
    has to locate her round, I’m sorry her magazine in her weapon, chamber a bullet while answering
    questions from my curriculum. 3, 2, 1 go. Who is Huey P Newton?
    DERRICA GRACE: An African political activist a revolutionary who along with Bobby Seale
    co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. DERRICK GRACE II: What do Osama Bin Laden,
    Gaddafi and Saddam Hussain all have in common? DERRICA GRACE: They challenged the dollar
    bill of the western banks. DERRICK GRACE II: Are you a buyer or a seller?
    DERRICA GRACE: Seller. DERRICK GRACE II: Good job. DERRICA GRACE: I started using guns when I
    was 3 years old. INTERVIEWER: Were you scared?
    DERRICA GRACE: No. INTERVIEWER: Why not?
    DERRICA GRACE: I don’t know, but I wasn’t scared. INTERVIWER: Do the kids have their own guns?
    DERRICK GRACE II: Yeah, Derrick, Derrick has his own gun, he has the Uzi, the .22 long
    rifle and I’m going to buy Derrica a .22 long rifle as well.
    INTERVIEWER: A rifle for a six year old? DERRICK GRACE II: That’s typically how they
    say you should start. They say you should start them with rifles cause most handguns
    because they are so small and they pack a lot of power and recoil so a lot of children
    aren’t strong enough for handguns. DERRICK GRACE II: Now we are gonna work on that, you might not be quite strong enough
    for that yet. DERRICK GRACE II: People are doing the most weirdest things, they are shooting up Wal-Mart’s,
    they are shooting up movie theatres, eateries, like you could literally just go grab a soda
    and get shot. INTERVIEWER: In 2014, you had a shooting incident? DERRICK GRACE II: Yeah. DERRICK GRACE II: Tiffany, which is my youngest
    daughter’s mother, I was gonna retrieve her from her mother’s house but I remember her
    mother storming down the drive way and her son was there too. He swung one time, I just
    leaned out to the left and start firing out the passenger door, shot her, shot her in
    the hand and I ended up shooting him in the arm. It is a traumatic experience on both
    ends. Especially, when they are 2 feet away from you, you know you smell somebody’s
    flesh burning when you see the blood. My situation was self-defence. DERRICK GRACE II: I think it played a huge
    part in me not being arrested. INTERIWER: Don’t you think that if guns were illegal less people would be killed to
    gun crime? DERRICK GRACE II: No, I agree a 100%. But
    I think our country is so deep and far invested into that mentality, it would be impossible
    to get guns off the streets. DERRICK GRACE II: Big dawg time c’mon. Other way, other way, flip that clip. There you
    go, lock it in. There you go. INTERVIEWER: Is this their way of being protected? DERRICK GRACE II: Absolutely, this, this is
    definitely a way of preparing and protecting them. I have full confidence in my six and
    nine year old that should an emergency arise, we don’t get out alive, we definitely will
    put up a great fight. INTERVIEWER: If someone broke into your house, I mean, would you really want your kids to shoot them?
    DERRICK GRACE II: I will absolutely want my kids to take lethal action. No you can’t
    violate or force your way into this house at all. I would much rather them have the
    peace of mind knowing that you no longer exist than worrying about are you gonna come back or will this happen again. INTERVIEWER: People have made complaints about you. DERRICK GRACE II: Right oh yeah, got a lot of those. When the kids first started demonstrating
    with guns on the internet, it’s a part of the sheriff’s office, called ‘Child Protective
    Services’, and they came here, and they was like, ‘Oh we got a complaint. Can we come in? Can we look around? Can we interview your children?’ The answer to every question was absolutely
    not, you are not coming in, you are not gonna search, you are not gonna interview my children.
    We are exercising our second amendment. Have a nice day.

    High-speed train linking Orlando and Miami faces opposition
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    High-speed train linking Orlando and Miami faces opposition

    October 21, 2019


    COOL FRONT OF THE SEASON STRAIGHT AHEAD. BIG OPPOSITION GATHERING FOR ALL ABOARD FLORIDA THE HIGH-SPEED TRAIN THAT WOULD LINK ORLANDO AND MIAMI NEXT YEAR ALONG THE FLORIDA COAST THOUSANDS ARE GEARING UP TO STOP IT. WESH 2’S DAN BILLOW IS BY THE TRACKS IN COCOA. WHAT’S THE FEAR? MARTHA, THE FEAR IS THAT WHEN 32 TRAINS A DAY, ADDITIONAL TRAINS COME DOWN THESE TRACKS, IT WILL HURT PEOPLE’S PROPERTY VALUES, THREATEN THEIR SAFETY, AND COST THEM MONEY WHEN NO OFF-SETTING BENEFIT. JUST A FEW FEET FROM OUR BEDROOM. THAT’S HOW CLOSE THE TRAINS COME TO JENNY BAILEY’S PLACE. AND THE GLASSWARE IN THE HOUSE SHAKES AND, YOU KNOW, IT’S PRETTY NOISY. MULT FLY THAT BY — MULTIPLY THAT BY THOUSANDS AND YOU BEGIN TO SEE THE OPPOSITION TO ALL ABOARD FLORIDA. THE 110-MILE-AN-HOUR TRAIN SERVICE COULD BEGIN NEXT YEAR WITH 32 TRAINS A DAY AND NO STOPS IN BETWEEN. TODAY THE BREVARD COUNTY COMMISSION SIGNALED ITS OPPOSITION ALTHOUGH THEY HELD OFF ON PASSING A FORMAL RESOLUTION. I DON’T THINK IT’S IN THE BEST INTEREST OF RESIDENTS AND ESPECIALLY THOSE ALONG THE PATH OF THE RAILROAD. THERE WILL BE SOUND ISSUES. THERE WILL BE HOUSING VALUE THAT’S DECLINE. EXECUTIVES WITH ALL ABOARD FLORIDA HAVE SAID THEY DON’T NEED LOCAL APPROVAL TO START THE SERVICE. THEY ALREADY OWN THE TRACKS. THEY SAY THEIR SHORT PASSENGER TRAINS WILL BE QUIETER THAN THE CURRENT FREIGHT TRAINS AND WILL CLEAR INTERSECTIONS IN 60 SECONDS. QUICKER THAN A TRAFFIC LIGHT. IN PLACES LIKE BAREFOOT BAY AND MICCO RESIDENTS ARE SAYING THEY’LL BE HELD PRISONER BY CONSTANT TRAIN TRAFFIC. THEY CAN’T GET TO THE EAST SIDE OF THE TRACKS TO GET TO THE HOSPITALS WITHOUT GOING CLEAR OUT TO BABCOCK ROAD AND AROUND. WHEN YOU ARE SICK, THAT’S A LONG TIME. SINCE THE TRAIN TRACKS WERE HERE BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE AND SINCE THE RAILROAD HAS THE RIGHT OF WAY, COMMUNITIES, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS HAVE TO MAINTAIN THE ROADS THAT CROSS THOSE TRACKS AND COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE CONCERNED THAT THAT COULD COST AN ADDITIONAL UPWARD OF A MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR FOR ALL ABOARD FLORIDA.

    Disney monorail power outage believed to be weather related
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    Disney monorail power outage believed to be weather related

    October 20, 2019


    AN EVACUATION AT DISNEY’S ICONIC MONORAIL. THE LAST TIME WAS IN 2009 WHEN LIGHTNING STRUCK THE TRAIN. IT IS NOT A FREQUENT OCCURRENCE BUT SOMETHING WE TRAIN AND PREPARE FOR, YOU KNOW, FREQUENTLY DUEOUT THE YEAR SO WE’RE PREPARED JUST IN CASE SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPENS. IT’S UNCLEAR WHAT CAUSED SUNDAY’S POWER OUTAGE WHICH OCCURRED DURING SEVERE RAIN. DISNEY OFFICIALS SAY THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THE TRAIN WAS STRUCK. WE BELIEVE IT’S WEATHER RELATED BUT I DON’T KNOW FOR SURE. I CAN’T CONFIRM WHAT THE CAUSE WAS. ASSISTANT CHIEF JONES SAYS THEY RECEIVED A 911 CALL AROUND 6:30 SUNDAY EVENING WHEN THE MONORAIL LOST POWER. DISNEY TRIED TO REENERGIZE THE TRACKS IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET THE TRAIN TO THE NEAREST STATION. WHEN THAT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL WE BEGAN TO HELP REMOVE THE GUESTS FROM THE CAR. 120 GUESTS HAD TO BE REMOVED. ONE PERSON TWEETED… LITERALLY STUCK ON A MONORAIL AT DISNEY. LIGHTNING STRUCK AND WE IMMEDIATEEDLY STOPPED. I’M CONVINCED I AM GOING TO DIE. JONES SAYS SOME WERE EVACUATED THROUGH THE EMERGENCY HATCH AND HAD TO WALK ACROSS THE TOP OF THE CARS SECURED TO A SAFETY LINE BEFORE THEY WERE ABLE TO CLIMB DOWN STAIRS. OTHERS INCLUDING GUESTS IN WHEELCHAIRS WERE EVACUATED USING A SPECIAL PLATFORM. WE STARTED WITH A PLATFORM TRUCK THAT WE HAVE THAT’S DESIGNED TO LIFT UP ON SCISSORS LIFTS UP TO THE LEVEL OF THE MONORAIL. DISNEY SAYS THEY’LL REVIEW THE INCIDENT BUT STRESS NOBODY WAS INJURED. FROM THE TIME WE BEGAN EVACUATION PROCESS WE HAD ALL THE GUESTS REMOVED IN AN HOUR. THE MONORAIL WAS UP AND

    What’s New in #OurCounty – New Metrorail Train Rollout
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    What’s New in #OurCounty – New Metrorail Train Rollout

    October 17, 2019


    Have you been on Miami-Dade County’s new ride? Check out the long-awaited, new and improved Metrorail train rolling out and making its debut on this edition of “What’s New in Our County!” Miami-Dade transit riders can now enjoy an improved ride on Metrorail’s new modern rail cars. Here’s an inside look at the first four-car train unveiled at the airport Metrorail station just 20 months after assembly began. This is the first time that a new train goes into service in this system since 1984. This new fleet of trains will mean a more comfortable, more modern, more reliable service to the people that take our mass transit in our Metrorail. The new trains did not come together overnight. Here’s how we got to this point. Before they hit the tracks, the vehicles start off as empties stainless steel car shells. They come from Missouri to Miami-Dade. Car shells move to different work stations during the assembly process right here in our County. Inside Hitachi Rail USA’s plant, workers install floors and windows and miles of wires. Thousands of train parts come together and take shape. This is where the car shells undergo intense water tightness testing to ensure passengers and the inside of the train stay dry during inclement weather. That’s 400 nozzles and 260 gallons of recycled water per minute. From water tests to motor tests and everything in between, the new Metrorail fleet goes through rigorous safety testing at the Hitachi plant and at Miami Dade’s Lehman Center Test Track before rolling out and going into service. This first new train means we’re going to improve reliability of our system start improving the frequency and therefore provide a better service to everyone that uses it. Funded by the half penny surtax from the People’s Transportation Plan, the new rail cars feature high-tech equipment and modern conveniences such as bicycle racks, free WiFi, digital displays, security cameras improved a/c and a new brake system among other improvements. Transit riders can expect to see new vehicles being phased in through February 2019, when the full fleet of 136 new Metrorail cars will be in service. For Miami-Dade TV, I’m Jeanette Perez and that’s what new in our County.

    Gov. Scott riffs on budget, light-rail, medical marijuana
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    Gov. Scott riffs on budget, light-rail, medical marijuana

    October 14, 2019


    6:44. JOINED BY NONE OTHER THAN RICK SCOTT. GOOD MORNING. OTHER THAN SAYING HELLO TO ME, WHAT BRINGS YOU INTO TOWN? JOBS. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT? LAST WEEK WE TALKED ABOUT JOBS AROUND OUR PORTS AND HOW WE’LL DON INVEST. THIS WEEK IT’S SMALL BUSINESS. THIS MORNING WE WILL TALK ABOUT ALL THE THINGS WE CAN DO TO GET MORE JOBS. ACCORDING TO THE CHAMBER, OVER 80% OF THE JOBS IN THE STATE ARE TIED TO SMALL BUSINESS. WE WANT THEM TO GROW AND ADD MORE JOBS. WE CALL IT THE LIFEBLOOD OF THE ECONOMY. SO YOU’RE TRYING TO INCENTIVIZE LOCAL BUSINESSES MEDIUM AND SMALL, CORRECT? WE WANT THEM TO GET STARTED AND GROW. I ALSO WANT BIG COMPANIES TO MOVE HERE. THE THING ABOUT SMALL BUSINESSES, ONE THING I WANT DO IS A RISK-REWARD. IN 1927 IT WAS $25,000 TO CROSS THE ATLANTIC. WE HAVE PRICES FOR THINGS WE WORRY ABOUT, WATER QUALITY, WATER SUPPLY, INFRASTRUCTURE, CANCER RESEARCH, THINGS LIKE THAT. I WANT TO DO THAT. ALSO I WANT TO GET ALL OF OUR STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITYIES TO HAVE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITIONS TO INCENTIVIZE ENTREPRENEURSHIP. LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT YOUR CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT YOUR ECONOMIC POLICIES. A COUPLE DAYS AGO ONE OF THE STAFF MEMBERS FROM THE CHARLIE CRIST CAMPAIGN, YOUR LIKELY OPPONENT IN 2013, SAID, AND THIS IS A QUOTE, “HEART BREAKING TO SEE HOW RICK SCOTT’S POLICIES ARE LEAVING THE MIDDLE CLASS BEHIND. PEOPLE WHO WORK HARD SHOULD GET AHEAD. IT’S WRONG FOR RICK SCOTT TO CUT EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE IN FAVOR OF TAX BREAKS FOR BIG CORPORATIONS.” THAT’S HOW THE CRIST CAMPAIGN IS CHARACTERIZING YOUR ECONOMIC POLICY. WELL, CHARLIE CRIST IS BIG ON TALK AND NO ACTION. HE LOST 832,000 JOBS WHEN HE WAS GOVERNOR. 832,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR JOBS. I’M FOR WORK. THAT’S WHAT’S GOING ON. WASN’T THAT FROM THE 2008 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DOWNFALL? WAS THAT ALL THAT WAS GOING ON? FLORIDA WENT FROM ONE OF THE LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT TO ONE OF THE HIGHEST WHILE HE WAS GOVERNOR. 832,000 PEOPLE LOST THEIR JOBS. NOW, IN THE LAST THREE YEARS, WE’VE ADDED 600,000 JOBS IN OUR STATE. WE HAVE A RECORD FUNDING FOR EDUCATION AND STATE COLLEGES AND RECORD FUNDING FOR UNIVERSITIES. RECORD FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION. PEOPLE ARE GETTING BACK TO WORK. HOUSING PRICES ARE UP. WE’RE HEAD IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION WHILE WHEN CHARLIE CRIST WAS HERE HE LEFT A HUGE BUDGET DEFICIT. SO WE’RE HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. YOU’VE GONE FROM BUDGET DEFICIT TO NOW. A $77 BILLION RECORD BUDGET IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA. TALKING ABOUT THAT BUDGET, IT SEEMS TO ME YOU’VE GOT SOME BIG DECISIONS TO MAKE. WHAT TO CUT, THOWCH CUT AND WHAT TO LEAVE INCH HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHAT TO LEAVE IN A $77 BILLION BUDGET? WELL, THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS PUTTING MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. $500 MILLION IN TAX CUTS. $400 MILLION WAS A CHARLIE CRIST TAX INCREASE ON MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION. THEN I GO THROUGH THE BUDGET LINE BY LINE. I HAVE UNTIL JUNE 4th. WHAT’S GOOD FOR THE STATE? WHAT’S GOOD FOR THE RUSH FOR YOU YAO AS A TAXPAYER. THAT’S HOW I LOOK AT IT. A RECENT TAX WATCHDOG GROUP FOUND THERE ARE TAX TURKEYS, ITEMS IN THE BUDGET THAT WEREN’T VETTED IN PUBLIC BY THE STATE LEGISLATURE. ARE YOU GOING TO GO THROUGH THE BUDGET AND IDENTIFY ANY WASTEFUL SPENDING? I THINK ONE IS A FOUNTAIN IN WEST PALM BEACH THAT TAXPAYERS ARE PAYING FOR. I GO THROUGH EVERY LINE AND SAY WHAT’S THE RETURN FOR THE TAXPAYERS? IT’S YOUR MONEY. THE MOST IMPORTANT TTING THIS YEAR BECAUSE $500 MILLION TAX CUT FOR FLORIDA FAMILIES TO PUT MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. SO YOU CAN AFFORD A HOUSE OR CAR, PUT FOOD ON THE TABLE. I REMEMBER WHAT MY FAMILY WAS LIKE STRUGGLING TO STAY IN THE HOUSE WE WERE IN AND MY PARENTS LOSING THEIR CARS. HIGH-SPEED RAIL IN FLORIDA STARTING TO GAIN STEAM AGAIN. AT FIRST YOU REJECTED FEDERAL MONEY TO HELP BUILD HIGH-SPEED RAIL, BUT NOW YOU HAVE PLEDGED OVER $200 MILLION TO HELP SUPPORT ALL ABOARD FLORIDA. WE RAN A STORY THIS MORNING, RESIDENTS ALONG THE COAST ARE NOT TOO KEEN ON THE IDEA OF A HIGH-SPEED RAIL ZIPPING BY THEIR HOMES. WHAT DO YOU SAY TO THEM? FIRST OFF, THIS IS A 100% PRIVATE VENTURE. THE STATE IS NOT INVESTING IN IT. WE’RE NOT PUTTING YOUR MONEY UP. WHAT I DID ASK ALL ABOARD DO SIT DOWN WITH THE RESIDENTS ALONG THE TRACKS AND GET THEIR FEEDBACK. UNDERSTAND WHAT THEIR CONCERNS ARE AND ADDRESS THEIR CONCERNS. THIS IS A 100% PRIVATE, TOTALLY DIFFERENT THAN THE FEDERAL PROJECT. ARE YOU FOR IT OR AGAINST IT? WELL, IT’S A PRIVATE COMPANY. THEY GET TO MAKE THE DECISION. IT’S THEIR TRACK. BUT YOU ARE SUPPORTING IT, RIGHT? WELL, IT’S A PRIVATE COMPANY. THEY GET TO DECIDE. CHARLOTTE’S WEB, HAVE YOU SIGNED IT YET? I HAVEN’T CYBERRED IT YET, BUT I’M GOING TO SIGN IT. HERE’S WHAT I THINK: I’LL MAKE SURE YOUR FAMILY GETS THE HEALTH CARE YOU NEED. AT THE SAME TIME, I WANT TO MAKE SURE IT’S SAFE FOR OUR CHILDREN. THIS IS PRIMARY FOR OUR CHILDREN THAT HAVE EPILEPSY. SO I’LL BE SIGNING THIS, BUT I REALLY CARE ABOUT MAKING SURE IT’S SAFE FOR YOUR CHILDREN. FINALLY, WE’VE BEEN SEEING A DIFFERENT SIDE OF YOU LATELY, A NEW AD THAT HAS AIRED SHOWS YOU WITH YOUR GRANDSON, IS THIS CHANGE IN YOUR STRATEGY BECAUSE AT FIRST YOU CAME OUT SWINGING AT CHARLIE CRIST WITH TAKE ADS. NOW ALL OF SAUDEN YOU’RE SHOWING YOUR SOFTER SIDE. IT WAS SO MUCH FUN TO SHOOT THE AD. HE’S TWO AND A HALF YEARS OLD. HE WAS FINALLY SAYING, GRAND PARK LET’S GET TO WORK. LET’S SIT THERE FOR 30 SECONDS. I THINK HE WAS EATING CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES. SO MUCH FUN. I HAVE TWO DAUGHTERS, TWO SON-IN-LAWS AND THREE GRANDKIDS. I WANT THEM TO LIVE THE DREAM LIKE I DID. I GET TO LIVE IN A COUNTRY FROM PUBLIC HOUSING TO THE GOVERNOR OF THE GREATEST STATE IN THE COUNTRY. GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT, THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY TODAY. A REMIND GOFER RICK SCOTT AND HIS EXPECTED OPPONENT. DEMOCRAT CHARLIE CRIST WILL BE PART OF A LIVE DEBATE THIS FALL AND YOU CAN ONLY SEE IT RIGHT HERE ON WPBF 25. IT ALL HAPPENS ON THE CAMPUS OF

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    Disney World monorail evacuation: 120 people exit train safely

    October 14, 2019


    WESTBOUND TRAFFIC MOVING UP TO SPEED. 11 MINUTES FROM WEST REBOULEVARD TO LEE ROAD OOCHT AND MICHELLE. THANK YOU JAS MIEFNLT WE’LL SEE IF THE MON HER RAIL TRAIN IS UP AND RUNNING AGAIN. FORCED 100 PEOPLE TO EVACUATE THE TRAIN. OVER NEAT WE HAD PASSENGER FO TOAFTZ PASSENGERS INSIDE RECEIPTS CIEWTION THOSE ON BOARD. SEVERE WEATHER MOVED THROUGH. WESH 2 MARINA MOCK SLIF OUTSIDE DISNEY THIS MORNING. MARINA, SOME PEOPLE ON THAT TRAIN ARE SAYING THEY HEARD LIGHTEN. YEAH, STEWART AND THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA. THOSE PASSENGERS BELIEVE THAT IT WAS LIENTING THAT STRUCK THEIR TRAIN OR THE MONER RAIL RATHER AND THAT’S WHAT CAUSE TD THE POWER OUTAGE. NOW, DISNEY HAS YET TO CONFIRM ANY OF THAT WITH YOU THEY SAY AT THIS POINT THAT WHATEVER HAPPENS IS WEATHER RELATE NOW. CAN, TAKE A LOOK AT CHOPPER 2 IMAGES FROM UP ABOVE JUST AS CREWS WORKED ON THE MONER RAIL. 120 TOTAL PASSENGERS SIGNED THAT SIX TRAIN EPCOT MOARN RAIL LINE WHEN THE POWER DIED JUST PASS #-D 6:30 LAST NIGHT NOT FAR FROM THE WILDERNESS LONG. DISNEY DID TRY RESTORING POUT WE ARE WITH YOU THEY WERE ABE U- UNTIEBL DO SO SO THEY CALLED IN FIRE CREWS TO HELP EVACUATE ALL THE PANGSZ. HERE ARE PICTURES FROM THE PASSENGERS ON THE TRAIN. A FIRE TRUCK LEARD IS TRYING TO REACH THEM. MANY OF THOSE PASSENGERS EVENTUALLY HAD TO GET OUT THROUGH THE ROOF OF THE TRAIN BECAUSE THE DOORS WOULD SIMPLY NOT OPEN. EVENTUALLY THEY MADE IT FROM THE EMERGENCY HATCH OUT TO AN ESCAPED STAIRWELL. WE UNDERSTAND IT WAS VERY HOT INSIDE THOSE TRAIN CARS WITHOUT ANY AC RUNNING. ONE PERSON EVEN EXPERIENCING A PAB NICK TACK AND THEN CAUSING SOME PANIC A MOONG OTHERS OF THE PASSENGERS BUT EVENTUALLY FIRE CREWS DID GET TO THOSE PASSENGERS AND THEY ALL GOT OUT SAFELY. IT TOOK THEM AN HOUR AND A HALF TOTAL TIME TO GET EVERYONE OUT. THIS MORNING THAT EPCOT LINE STILL DISABLED. WE’RE WORKING TO LEARN MORE FROM DISMY WORLD. AS SOON AS WE GET THAT, WE’LL

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    Disney monorail outage believed to be weather related

    September 26, 2019


    HAD GONE TO GET FOOD. HE IS BOOKED WITH CHILD NEGLECT AND DRUG POSSESSION CHARGES. MONORAIL IS MOVING AGAIN. IT IS UP AND RUNNING AFTER GETTING STUCK LAST NIGHT DURING STRONG STORMS. MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE HAD TO BE EVACUATED. WESH 2’S MATT GRANT JOINING US LIVE WITH MORE. DO WE KNOW IF THIS WAS A LIGHTNING STRIKE? MARTHA, IT’S STILL CONSIDERED A POTENTIAL LIGHTNING STRIKE. HOWEVER, DISNEY OFFICIALS SAY THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT LIGHTNING STRUCK THE TRAIN. CHOPPER 2 WAS THERE AS DISNEY’S FAMOUS MONORAIL RESUME NORMAL OPERATION. A DIFFERENT STORY FROM 24 HOURS AGO WHEN THE TRAIN SAT ON THE TRACKS STUCK ABOUT 120 PEOPLE HAD TO BE EVACUATED. FROM THE TIME WE BEGAN OUR EVACUATION PROCESS WE HAD ALL THE GUESTS REMOVED IN APPROXIMATELY AN HOUR. THE ASSISTANT CHIEF SAYS IT’S RARE FOR THE WEALTH TO SHUT DOWN THE MONORAIL. THE LAST TIME WAS IN 2009 WHEN IT WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. I’VE WORKED HERE 20 YEARS AND CAN ONLY RECALL TWOR ON THREE TIMES THIS HAS HAPPENED. THE MONORAIL’S POWER WENT OUT AROUND 6:30 P.M. SUNDAY. DURING THAT TIME THERE WAS SEVERE WEATHER AND LIGHTNING IN THE AREA. HOWEVER OFFICIALS SAY THERE IS NO EVIDENCE LIGHTNING STRUCK THE TRAIN. WE BELIEVE IT’S WEATHER RELATED BUT I DON’T KNOW FOR SURE. THE CAUSE WILL LIKELY NOT BE DETERMINED BY AN OUTSIDE INVESTIGATION. THE NTSB WHICH INVESTIGATES ACCIDENTS SAYS THEY WILL NOT INVESTIGATE. NEITHER WILL OSHA SINCE THE INCIDENT DID NOT INVOLVE A WORKPLACE INJURY. DISNEY OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL REVIEW WHAT HAPPENED BUT STRESS NOBODY WAS INJURED AND NOTING THE TRAIN WAS BACK UP AND RUNNING EARLY MONDAY. COMING UP AT FIVE, I’LL TELL YOU

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    Brightline Train Makes Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach Inaugural Run

    September 16, 2019


    NAMED IN KING’S ON A WAS OPENED AT MIAMI CENTRAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. NEXT, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CATCH THE TRAIN STARTING TOMORROW. BRIGHTLINE IS SET TO LAUNCH ITS HIGH-SPEED RAIL SERVICE FROM FORT LAUDERDALE TO WEST PALM BEACH. CHOPPER4 OVERHEAD EARLIER TODAY AS THE COMPANY OFFERED A PREVIEW RIDE. JOAN MURRAY WAS THERE AND TAKES US ALONG FOR THE RIDE. Reporter: WITH A BLAST OF CONFETTI, LOCAL LEADERS AND SPECIAL GUESTS BOARDED A BRIGHTLINE TRAIN FOR A HIGH- SPEED INAUGURAL RUN DOWN THE TRACKS FROM FORT LAUDERDALE TO WEST PALM BEACH. A LONG TIME COMING. WHEN I GOT ON I SAID, ALL ABOARD. Reporter: SIX YEARS IN THE MAKING, BRIGHTLINE IS THE ONLY PRIVATELY OWNED AND OPERATED PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE. YOU FLOAT AT 79 MILES AN HOUR. UNLIKE THE TRI-RAIL TO THE WEST, BRIGHTLINE IS OPERATING ON THE FLORIDA EAST COAST TRACKS, TRAVELING THROUGH THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN. ANYONE WHO IS TRYING TO GET THE WORKER TO AN APPOINTMENT OR TO VISIT FAMILY OR RUN REGULAR ERRANDS BETWEEN CITIES WILL WANT TO TRAVEL ON BRIGHTLINE. PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF DECONGESTANT AND WE ARE PROVIDING A SOLUTION. Reporter: RIGHT NOW THEIR SERVICE BETWEEN FORT LAUDERDALE AND WEST PALM BEACH BUT IN A COUPLE OF MONTHS THE TRAIN WILL GO TO MIAMI. IT WILL BE ANOTHER TWO YEARS BEFORE IT MAKES IT TO ORLANDO BUT THERE IS ALREADY TALK OF SOME STOPS IN BETWEEN. THE TRAIN STATIONS ARE CASHLESS. BRING YOUR CREDIT CARD FOR TICKETS, FOOD AND DRINKS. WAITING AREAS ARE BRIGHT WITH PLUSH SEATS. THERE’S EVEN A PLAY AREA FOR KIDS. $10 WILL BUY YOU A ONE-WAY TRIP WITH LOTS OF LEGROOM AND FREE WI-FI. IN THE EARLY DAYS IT WOULD ONLY APPEAL TO BUSINESS PEOPLE OR PEOPLE MAKING LONG COMMUTES. BUT I THINK ONCE YOU START TO POP IN THOSE OTHER LITTLE CITIES, I THINK IT WILL APPEAL TO EVERYONE. YOU AND I TRAVEL UP AND DOWN I- 95. IF I CAN JUMP ON A TRAIN, I WOULD DO IT. Reporter: IDEALLY, BRIGHTLINE WILL BE A TRANSPORTATION GAME CHANGER FOR SOUTH FLORIDA. TAKING CARS OFF THE ROAD AND KEEPING COMMUTERS AND TOURISTS ON THE FAST TRACK TO THEIR FINAL STOP.