Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today
• It will remain unseasonably warm today, with highs in the 90s, according to 10Weather WTSP. Afternoon rain chances increase to about 40 percent.
• As you head out for your morning commute, check out our live blog for the latest traffic updates and road conditions across Tampa Bay.
• With the annual Medicare open enrollment period set to start Sunday, a Tampa Bay Times special report tells you what you need to know about health care coverage, drug plans and more. The package allows you to compare premiums, deductibles, copays and other factors as you prepare for 2018. Also, health and medicine writer Justine Griffin reports on changes in Medicare Part B coverage that could affect millions of Floridians.
• Older Florida consumers have lodged 8,469 complaints with the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau since the agency began in 2011. That's second in volume to the 10,986 coming from California, a state with nearly twice the population. What's, by far, the No. 1 complaint in Florida? Find out more at tampabay.com/business.
• St. Petersburg City Council candidates Brandi Gabbard and Barclay Harless, who are vying for the District 2 seat, are set to appear at the Suncoast Tiger Bay meeting at noon Friday at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. Follow Divya Kumar at @divyadivyadivya for updates.
• Have a hankering for deer meat? Arby's has announced it will serve venison sandwiches for a limited time next week.
Here are the top things to do today in Tampa Bay including country duo Florida Georgia Line performing with rapper Nelly, and Tampa Theatre celebrating Friday the 13 with showings of, you guessed it, Friday the 13th.