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Your DayStarter: Today's weather (awesome!), new swing-state presidential poll results (includes Florida) and two new movie reviews ('Pan' fails to fly)

(L-R) LEVI MILLER as Peter and HUGH JACKMAN as Blackbeard in Warner Bros. Pictures' action adventure "PAN," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. [Warner Bros]

(L-R) LEVI MILLER as Peter and HUGH JACKMAN as Blackbeard in Warner Bros. Pictures' action adventure "PAN," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. [Warner Bros]

• If you thought Tuesday's weather was nice, Wednesday should be very nice indeed, with clear skies and highs in the upper 80s. Of course, rain may be ahead for the weekend, according to WTSP 10Weather.

• Get your political fix early with a glimpse at which presidential contenders are leading the way in Florida and two other pivotal states: Ohio and Pennsylvania. Results of the Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll will be released at 6 a.m. The latest Q Poll is focused on those three states because of the huge role they play in the Electoral College. Check out tampabay.com/politics and follow @LearyReports for details.

• The Hillsborough County Commission meets this morning to discuss wage theft, lobbying and an internal audit of the Social Services Department. The Go Hillsborough initiative is back on the agenda as commissioners struggle to determine a way forward for the countywide transportation plan. Follow @cljohnst for updates.

• A quarter of the way into the season, we chart all the passes from the top two picks in the NFL draft, the Bucs' Jameis Winston and Titans' Marcus Mariota, and assess their performances at tampabay.com/bucs.

• Film critic Steve Persall got an early preview of Pan, a visual marvel of a movie. See if the film also tells a compelling story in his review, online this morning at tampabay.com .

• For a more serious-minded movie, Persall takes a look at 99 Homes, the drama set in Florida at the depths of the foreclosure crisis. It includes a swing through Tampa Bay in 2013. Persall talked to director Ramin Bahrani and local foreclosure defense attorney Matthew Weidner. Check out tampabay.com later this afternoon.

• Here are the top things to do in Tampa Bay today, including some Halloween haunts and a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Your DayStarter: Today's weather (awesome!), new swing-state presidential poll results (includes Florida) and two new movie reviews ('Pan' fails to fly) 10/07/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 9:30am]
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