The aftermath of Hurricane Irma, in Florida and the Florida Keys

Steve & Ted mornings
Wednesday, September 13th
Guest: ABC's Alex Stone in Tampa, Fl.

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Is this station which should talk turns to first for live team coverage of breaking news KM SS Wichita is number. One news talk bad weather station. Depend on. Good morning at 8 o'clock this is the case does this morning users even Ted. I'd be back in time. Man from Wichita and a woman from wind field killed in the crash itself was Kansas. We've got the story the Wichita school board reached the tentative contract agreement with service union. I'm banking after Irma in Miami Beach I'm ABC's Jim Ryan the stories coming up. I'm KMS us meteorologist Dan Holliday looks like more warm and dry weather throughout the rest of the workweek for us but could we see a chance of rain this weekend. Our forecast is coming out. Two people from the Wichita area were killed and two other people injured in a two vehicle crash and Ford County Tuesday morning in southwest Kansas on US fifty. Our highway about eight miles northeast of Mineola. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol picked up struck a semi truck and ought. The driver of the pickup 34 year old Andrew Manning two of which have talked and he's 27 year old passenger. A Sean yeah. Hollingsworth of Winfield both died after the later the hospital. The semi driver and a passenger suffered nonlife threatening injuries. Future plans for say 32 were discussed at a public meeting Tuesday night in downtown which atop the goal of the beating Muster create a starting point for future meetings on. What to do with the Wichita land bark manager of arts and cultural services John De'Angelo. Tells K is a new city leaders face a challenge no matter what. Decision is finally made and then what sort of challenges are going to be needed whether it's a you know tax or some kind of private funding to support us. That movement forward. A 300000 dollar study conducted earlier this year included recommendations for remodeling the building. And a master estimated cost of 272 million dollars or to demolish and rebuild it at an estimated cost of 492. Ms. Tuesday's meeting was strictly information all public discussion plan for the next step in the process and that beating will likely come before the end of the year. The Wichita board of education and the Service Employees International Union have reached a tentative agreement on the salary and benefits package for the Tony 1718. School year. The agreement also includes uniformed security officer is and security dispatchers. In a joint statement from USG 259 and SCI you the agreement includes a three and three quarter percent salary increase. An increase of one step on the salary schedule. On freezing on Germany pay for years of experience. Movement on the occur latter if employees are eligible and qualified. And no changes to the employee health plan. Union members will vote on the tentative agreement Wednesday September 20 if ratified the board of education will give final approval to the agreement on October 2. Dan O'Neill king and SS news. The damage assessment from hurricane Irma is only beginning in the Florida Keys and other parts of the sunshine state the cleanup is well underway it's. As electricity is restored to Miami Beach and iconic South Beach businesses one by one or cleaning up the fallen palm fronds and display stand. And preparing to reopen. They have a clientele hungry for food and for a change of scenery. Many of the apartment dwellers around Miami Beach have been without power for days. They're simply ready for a hot meal at a chance to get out of their homes ABC's Jim Ryan. President trump may continue enlisting Democrats to get his agenda through congress this ball these inviting them to another bipartisan meeting of the White House today and ABC's Andy field reports from Washington. A democratic member of the house problem solvers Caucasus the president invited him to the two party meeting at the White House New Jersey Democrat Josh got timer to the president wants both parties to buy into health care tax reform building roads and bridges president trump tells me also plans to talk about passing laws that would protect dreamer immigrant children mr. trump telling Democrats he will work both parties in order to get things done. Kansas governor Sam Brownback tells Katie and assist news he's looking forward to his new job. Ambassador at large for international religious freedom must keep. Well persecutor around the world for. Gently want to practice their trade Bennett and a lot of times in a job like this you can give a person. In shock and yeah in a foreign country and many administration keep a lot. The senate must still approve brown backs nomination for governor commented on Stephen 10 in the morning right here. On K and SSK. And SS news I'm not eight or 4:4 minutes past 8 o'clock. The Kansas City Royals were at home yesterday afternoon wolf. Give you the results coming up but we'll also talk about the upcoming American Association championship series all exports. Back berg is plotting what consumers. Want to fat birds. That story just ahead on the candidates are sporting news was even dead. The kid is this morning news even did now 8088 minutes spent 8 o'clock. Not much change in gas prices is actually good news for kansans this week Jennifer Hawke is the AAA cancers. We're seeing some more stability and stayed in the crisis may be going down a few cents here and there even became the average is down force and and we are these numbers six states with the most Casper. Kansas averages two dollars 45 cents a gallon in which other soaring prices were averaging. Two with 37 a gallon and agitated man in low point California near LA. Had been jumping from house to house the man was on top of roofs for hours refusing commands from deputies and crisis negotiators to come down. And that's when 83 year old homeowner Wilford Burgess. Borrowed his neighbors letter climbed onto his roof and tossed a man onto the ground. I say I need your moment not a I'm gonna put a roof just that's that's coming off what are you some choice words that come at all. The suspect is OK he's in a hospital. For mental evaluation. A fact berg is clogging Lawrence a look at London's sewers yes that's right a theft berg gets. British engineers say they are at war against something clogging London's sewers slowdown in the most horrifying moment remembers ever conceived heads up that bird it's indescribable I know it's 250 yards long weighs as much as eleven double Decker buses made a concealed weapon wipes diapers fat and oil hits in this. Hopefully not Thames water officials are expected to take three weeks to dissolve using high powered job poses. Before sucking it out and tankers for disposal the recycling site. Chuck Siebert said ABC news. To in his has used I'm now eighteen and 10 minutes past 8 o'clock. The fast Byrd never heard that you heard of the iceberg. Out but this is a disappointment culled. Plug a consumer. You have to wonder how much is below the surface you know sounds appetizer low against the Casper. Traffic this morning is just an awful by the north gentry especially southbound I 235. West and east found that Ike to 35. I 235 and K 96 straight there. Just very bad traffic at least at least one traffic accidents a slowing things down 29. And death. 29 and I went for five southbound right there. Things just not looking very good this morning we've also got a traffic accidents this is at thirteen and mostly it's fun. Thirteenth street near mostly that traffic accident and non injury traffic accident. Involving a school bus traffic on KN SA has brought to majority province Carl's Goodyear tire located downtown market in Waterman in the east ferry street mall and on money Carl's turn dot com. Girl for complete car care and now a look at the forecast here on Wednesday morning with K in his his stamp meteorologist Dan holidays good morning dance. Good morning it looks like we'll have a gradual warming trend throughout the rest of the work week. Sunshine today is clouds move on off to the east or high near ninety he'll be clear overnight down to 64. Thursday's high of 92. I'm KM SS meteorologist Dan holidays now partly cloudy 56 degrees not much wind out there again this morning west wind at three. Miles per hour. 811 nos. Reporting today Ellis the well the aftermath of hurricane hermit in different parts of Florida or are getting different responses. This morning live with us this morning from Tampa is Alex Stone good morning Alex. He's good morning gal on the mainland Europe lord of the biggest problem and electric act that act but other Matt. Noddle a lot of damage your beat Ian very different there are a lot of damage in the eighties called it have been completely destroyed. No power no running water no communication from there and earn about the potential. Did victims are going to be found more victims in that area and now we beat. Today developing story out of Hollywood and near Miami where. Now rehabilitate and better apparently did AdAware and east and Asia bet that re better. It's now died there evacuating. The re better right now. Lot of the agents in wheelchairs being brought out they had been in there building. We understand there are other medical facilities around Florida and not having your engaged in issues. And it is windy the power situation becomes deadly not having Matt power on partnership. Of the death tolls at least seventeen plus may be more at this point and I'm. Yeah I did well at day 23 and it reached. Out to be in day old right. Most of those who have died have been from car crashes. Rom trees falling on them or bit the new thing that we now lot of out at four hours. People dying from generators being run in dive there all that three people died of a family. In the Orlando area last night 1% day in Daytona Beach. Running Erica running generators at power in their homes running those generators inside they're there out and the carbon monoxide or exterminate they died so. Durbin a lot of warning here folks who were running generators. Make sure that generator is our way out to run it and out. Gimmick Ilya and unfortunately it is been deadly for our. Well and and Florida's a great big stages or any part of the state of Florida that was not impacted in some way by this hurricane. No not really East Coast west goes out of the panhandle everybody was impacted by this was a monster storm dies why he covered the entire state. And whether the power refused to act issues flooding issues. Something else tornadoes in some cases it's on top of the hurricane everybody's got their problems and everybody's. And some of those islands down in the Caribbean Lander stand eighty or 90% of the homes either damaged or destroyed that is huge now. Yeah I even in the keys nativity estimated to be at. UBB island. Eight at it again eight demonize each operating and a lot of Biel while otter. In Samaria residents can get back key and they are still in the area that they could be any and those that didn't back but quite a scene down on the keys right now. All right Alex thank you so much for being with us this morning ABC news correspondent Alex Stone he is live in Tampa this morning as the entire state of Florida. Trying to get some back to symbols of known and running nose. Those generators inside. Has been fatal for several people as you heard in that report. This morning it were reporting on the he has century too and what to do with it in the future and it looks like city manager. Bob Layton that it wants to pretty much stay with what they've got as far as he was due renovation not tear it down and start over the which are you reporting this morning that day. Lleyton favors renovating the facility adding 150000 square feet of convention space possibly adding some retail space. Interesting he also recommends a contract for private management. Leasing the facility to a third party long term. And forming a partnership with Cedric county for joint management of century to an interest banker in that interest. And in addition late recommends forming a citizen committee to study possible work on century to Christians. Citizens have made their feelings known in a couple of our polls here Stephen did. Polls that we've done. And were to prop maker would do probably find out more specifics about what exactly. They're looking at a for a century too is concerned you know what the choices actually you're going to be you. Yeah. Can stand here in New York man is in trouble 59 year old Leonard Grumman news showed up at a neighbor's house with handcuffs attached to his wrist. Claiming to have just crashed his truck and then shot a police officer trying to arrest him. The neighbor called 911 state troopers showed up but the officers and determined that grow lens had made it all up for a joke. Not funny now that's not a good joke and audited Joseph did all now he faces charges of reckless endangerment and falsely reporting a crime. SOA. Leonard you're joke didn't fly just didn't work too well. Coming up Friday here in the Wichita area it's Kansas City Chiefs red Friday. No you're now the boys and girls clubs of south central Kansas partnering with heartland Coca-Cola. Quick shop and the Kansas City Chiefs to bring Fred read Friday. Back to Wichita last year. 25000. Dollars was raised to support Boys and Girls Club members. Chiefs kingdom were read Friday flags will be sold for five dollars. On Friday September 15 this Friday. At area quick shops. So be looking for your flag and you five bucks ready in you can you can help the kids the boys and girls clubs south central Kansas it about bet. Kansas City Chiefs red Friday and of course neat guy and I guess I should. The 97 and thirteen thirty K and ancestry are your radio hall now where were you radio home for Kansas City Chiefs football here all the games. Right here on K Unisys with a good friend Mitch ulta is doing the play by play and there you go. Coming up on 818 now with Steve and 10 in the morning. And in sports this morning again chambers on the sports desk. Those about the windows the royals a lot going on sports or I'll that's absolutely right to go ahead and start with Kansas City rivals an afternoon game yesterday. At Kauffman Stadium against the Chicago White Sox royals got the offense going early. They loaded the bases for Brandon Moss you've heard it yesterday over on KFH. 12:40 AM 975. FM here's Denny Matthews with a golf she is loaded one away in the church. It's. Oil should. Hello hello. Okay. Early betting. It's kind of a no better apparently. That she is loaded one away in the first he's gone apparently right after it. Left the bat there do you pool Denny Matthews with the call Brandon Moss a Grand Slam and it's it's good thing to bases were loaded. The royals would not score again in the game but it was enough to beat the White Sox four to three. The royals and White Sox again this afternoon Kauffman Stadium royals on radio over on. KFH today pregame starts at 1230. The American Association championship series tonight begins right here in Wichita is a best of five series and Lawrence Dumont stadium. Or at least that's the first couple of influenced him on stadium to take. Rematch of last year's championship series. Which felt wing nuts hoping for a different result this year. And what shall we nets vs the Winnipeg gold Aisling nets are back in the championship series for the fifth time in the last six years. When nets and gold eyes for the championship tonight at Lawrence Dumont stadium first pitch at 705. A pair of shocker golfers doing well this week the shocker meant finishing tied for seventh. After rain halted the third and final round of the Joseph begins Marshall invitational. In Huntington, West Virginia. Finishing second place was a shocker and Brooklyn native great period ended in women's golf. Darren portraits and earned her sixteenth career top ten finished taking second place at the MSU Payne Stewart memorial in Springfield Missouri. The shocker finished in fourth place at that two day event. And though the Kansas City Chiefs. Season opening 42 to 27 win on the road against the defending champion New England Patriots has been getting some attention. The latest power rankings is just a deal that they do one In this chiefs came in at number two. And they're up from number eight last week those numbers don't really mean anything there of course but death. It is an indicator that some people are taking notice of an upper end of an impressive win. He's quarterback Alex Smith spoke on the chiefs kingdom show. With Mitt told the support you've heard that last night right here on eight and has asked Smith said it was a great win but they've got to get ready for the next one it's. It's a game of emotion. Pope all right that's why we love it but replaced by the watching. Yet you have your emotions and opening days are always huge and it it is right now that when enough is awesome. And and and Thursday it was his visa gets for openers. Yes since I gotta get that down to earth. And you've actually got cheated details the minutia of it in right have a sense of urgency so get a big he's got a good religion. But it's going to be opening its gonna be opening day at arrowhead so I can't wait. I mean. That's opening day Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium the chiefs vs the Philadelphia Eagles. Pregame starts right here on Kate and ask asked the home of the Kansas and eastern which start at 11 o'clock at sports Steve attend the morning. 821 now keep it here for the handed team morning minutes did Hillary Clinton to win New Hampshire with illegal votes. That's coming up Sean Hannity Stephen dead in the morning on K as cents.