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AM Headlines: Missing canoers, new mosquito virus, St. Pete antique fire, storms Tuesday

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WEATHER

We should see some afternoon storms again today. Be sure to check our hour-by-hour and full forecast so you know when to dodge those raindrops.

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TRAFFIC

A fire in St. Pete is causing some traffic problems on a busy road. MLK is closed from 15th Ave. N. to 10th Ave N. Watch WFLA News Channel 8 this morning for all your travel times and traffic updates today.

COMING UP AT 6:30 A.M.

DEVELOPING- Clearwater Police are trying to solve the mystery behind a body found in a yard early this morning. Find out how police are trying to track down the person who shot him.

BREAKING BIG STORY- Search crews with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are looking for two men who went missing while canoeing on the Hillsborough River. Get the latest on the search effort on WFLA News Channel 8 this morning and here.

NEWS BRIEFS

St. Pete firefighters are battling a blaze at an antique store. But, flames & smoke are not their only worries. Learn more

SCAM ALERT- it's probably not Tampa Electric calling you, if they ask for payment in Green Dot cards. Learn about this scam and how to protect yourself.

ENCOURAGING NEWS- 5 Tampa Bay men being held in the Honduras could be released soon. Learn more.

Going out for lunch or dinner today?

Don't forget to check out 8 ON YOUR SIDE's Restaurant Ratings section to make sure your favorite eatery is up to par. Learn more.

VIRAL

It’s starting to get seriously hot outside these days. A Tennessee boy has created a device he hopes will stop parents from leaving children in hot cars… and it’s made of rubber bands and duct tape. Learn more about how it works.

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