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from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". ♪ it is game day. and temple fever is running high. we're live as fans get ready for what's being called the biggest football game in school history. such an exciting day. check this out. the center showing its owl pride ahead of today's big pride with notre dame. the city lighting up for owl-o-wean it is being called. it is saturday, october 31, so glad you're with us, i'm nicole brewer. i send it over to kai l we have to talk about a very important trick-or-treat forecast? >> yes, we do. >> i like that owl-o-ween.
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>> love it. >> the good news, looking at dry day today. so, for trick-or-treaters, for football fans, it will be just fine. little cool though. did you notice that when you walked out the door? >> i did, yes. >> i grabbed the coat because i was like geez that's a little chilly. we seeing some 30's, 40's, around the area right now. but pretty nice day on tap. we can expect this weekend is a sunny start to the day, some spooky afternoon and evening clouds, though. but much warmer sunday on tap. taking a live look at the neighborhood network, check out the temperatures, drexel hill, 37 degrees, just 33 doylestown, 35 in hamilton and cinnaminson coming in at 39. already in the 40's here in philadelphia. about 44 degrees right now, and you can see storm scan3 showing that the skies are relatively clear, just few clouds there, off to the west, but his is lurking further west, will start to fall apart, but will cause us to have few sprinkles on our sunday morning, i don't think game changer for plans. looking out high today about 59 degrees down the shore,
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about 59, as women, and the poconos looking about 51 for our high. and check it out. we will be cool today. tomorrow we start to warm up. by monday, talking close to 70 degrees, and in the 70s, as we get into tuesday, so, a big warm upcoming as we head into november. not bad, nicole, right? >> i was going to say all right, november, come along. kyla, thank you. as i mentioned, not this halloween, it is owl-oween here in philadelphia. temple continuing their undefeated streak take on number nine notre dame. alexandria hoff live where espn college game day has take epp over market street ahead of today's game. good morning, alex. >> good morning, someone who hasn't experience add college game day up close before i thought these are college kids, they won't want to get up early. we'll be alone out here. i was completely wrong. not only are the temple fans here but hyped. yes, you're here right now. so yes, they have the signs, they've got everything that
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you would expect to be out here this early in the morning. i don't really understand all of the signs, i don't know if you are supposed to but it is all part of the fun of it, these owls are dead set ongoing eight and zero against notre dame current six and one, those fighting irishment minds this game will not begin until 8:00 p.m. tonight. so all of those out here right now, really are going to have to stick with it if they want to pull through along with their team. many of the people i spoke with say they did not go to sleep last night. they don't plan on sleeping until they see a win, considering that this is halloween, we've seen lots of costumes making this even more festive. i ' seen more than one hotdog, more than couple of owls. >> go tell job we love our school so much. and this is like crazy, what's happening right now. >> i'm excited. temple's going to win. notre dame is going down. game day is here. we're psched. let's go tu. >> so yes, this energy is starting early. pretty soon thousands are going to be here at
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independence hall, look at that, look how cute this is. this is what we are all getting up early for this morning. the broadcast will begin at 9:00 a.m. again, that game isn't until 8:00 p.m. and i will say one thing, nicole, this is risky territory for anybody wearing green whatsoever. the chance that we heard after notre dame person walks by here, we can't quite show you those on tv. risky tell tori. this is temple-only sony think right now. reporting live from independence ham, we send it back to you. >> if you're irish, keep it under wraps today, it is all about the owls. alex, thanks. beating notre dame isn't the only thing on mind. the board of trustees will soon meet to talk about the possibility after new 35,000 seat stadium in north philadelphia. formal mayoral candidate, former mayoral candidate, on the board, still long way to go before the stadium becomes a reality. >> it is premature until you have at least the money in hand, and not promises.
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the monday any hand. >> to make it happen, diaz says victory today against the fighting irish and big bowl game would give the board sufficient if i case to put a stadium in north philly. >> all right, we also following breaking news this morning from overseas. egypt's prime minister says flaring radar about 23 minutes after take off. that plane was found for st. petersberg, search and rescue team trying to find out exactly what happened. new this morning, crews are still on the scene trying to determine the cause of a fire that broke out in the cecil b. moore section of north philadelphia overnight. this happened at 20th and oxford street, just before 2:00 this morning. the fire broke out in a row home, officials say, the build something in danger of collapsing. at least one person has been taken to the hospital. but no word on the severity of the injuries.
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>> a robbery spree has a south philadelphia neighborhood on high alert. thieves are striking in the area between seventh and 13th, and washington and shunk. there have been eight robberies in that area, little more than a week. the crimes ranking from stolen phones, to a commercial business robbery. police are still searching for suspects. more and more towns are enforcing curfews to crackdown on halloween pranks. the curfew last night for juveniles in maple shade, new jersey, was set at 8:00. children we saw out and about were accompanied by their parent, which of course is a good thing, the curfew in nearby moorestown began at 8:30, and parents we talked to think the curfew starts a little too early. >> what's wrong with 10:00 o'clock? that's a normal time to be kids to be out and about. maybe after 10:00, no. >> i don't see a lot of mist chief in moore towns. >> for tonight the curfew in maple shade is 9:00 and 10:00 in moorestown.
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>> well, are you wondered what curfew times are in your neighborhood? look no further than our website cbsphilly.com. we have full guide for you. >> happening today, the military plans to remove the remaining section. surveillance blimp that crashed in northeastern pennsylvania. helicopters will pull the blimp out of the trees in lehigh county, and military trucks will hall it away. officials still don't know how it broke free from a maryland military facility on wednesday. >> a philadelphia police officer is in the hospital this morning. he was chasing after a suspect he saw vandalize ago car and was run down by a fellow police officer. that will officer was injured at 55th and pine in west philadelphia yesterday. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos has more. >> reporter: police aren't sure why a suspect in this black sedan got out of his car with a bat. >> it is an uber lift car. looks like it is registered in new york. so we're not quite sure why he got out of this vehicle and damaged the parked vehicle.
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>> bashing in the windows of this gray suv. >> the officers go to stop a male, he jumps back in this car for short distance around the area, he fleas, officers lose track at him. >> that's at 1:35 friday afternoon. minute later on the same block as the 18th police district, two plane clothes officers spot the suspect parking his car. one gets out, and chases him on foot. >> as he is chasing westbound his partner is paralelling him, as the two pass, get up toward 56th street, the partner pulls on to the sidewalk. >> as both the officer and suspect fall to the ground, a third officer, the one who originally spotted the suspect, bashing in the suv's windows; now also in pursuit in this marked police van. he can't stop in time, and hit the plane clothe officer. >> he is not able to stop quick enough. he runs over the leg of the one officer. >> investigators say the officer injured is going to be okay. though he did suffer some injuries, some fractures to his foot, and his toast. as for that suspect, he is being charged with both
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vandalism and endangering the life of an officer. reporting here in west philly, greg argos, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> authorities arrest five students in connection with an after school brawl that left four allentown police officers injured. the officers were trying it break up the fight involving dozens of student outside william allen high school. part of it was caught on tape here. authorities say, a female student grabbed an officer by her hair, pulled her to the grounds, and assaulted her. three other officers were also injured. >> had the police, that was crazy. >> really, immature. i don't think educational should be doing this. >> i think super crazy. at this always see youtube, but never witness that before, crazy. >> the student rent charged with aggravated assault, riot, disorderly conduct and other offenses. still ahead on "eyewitness news", kyla grogan back to tell fuss there is any reason to be scared of our halloween
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forecast. also ahead, texas getting hit with another round of thunderstorms. and now tornados are also reaking havoc in the central part of that state. we'll have the latest on the conditions there. that's coming up next. plus this. >> out for halloween, are you ready to be scared? i'm health reporter stephanie stahl with more on the science of fear.
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>> part every central and south texas under water again as drenching ranges and dining rug storms plow across that state. some areas got as much as 16 inches every rain, at least two possible tornados caused some damage. omar villafranca reports now from austin. texans can't seem to catch a break from nasty weather. a possible tornado near san antonio damaged the local high school, and blew this rv on to the roof of the local holiday inn. >> bill cross err lives in whimperly, area devestated by flashfloods memorial day weekend? we are get too long old to deal with this, you know, just very difficult. >> says friday's flood is enough to make him consider evacuating for good. >> so there are floods, three made them to the house. >> same areas that got pummeled by the renmant of hurricane patricia last week, got hit hard again, as a fast moving system brought more torrential downpours, rivers,
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creeks, spilled over their banks from austin to san antonio. >> so, it is flooding here. >> kerry packer shot this video while flood waters carried him away inside his car. >> so you can see, i'm floating down some sort of creek. >> the man who shot that video from his car is okay. as for the resident in this austin neighborhood, many of them have evacuated because this area and much of south central texas is still under a flashflood watch and more rain on the way. >> emergency responds hers to rescue dozens of people from swift moving water. they expect to stay busy through the weekend. omar villafranca, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> it is 5:14 right now, old bridge gets new life in manayunk. chopper three over the opening of the newman young bridge, use biden is a some 30 years ago, re hands into a pedestrian and bike-only bridge. it is the only one of its kinds over the schuylkill river. now links the cynwyd heritage trail and the schuylkill river trail.
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>> well, happening today, the rock-and-roll half marathon takes place this morning. the race starts at 7:30, beginning and ending at eakin's oval. live music along the 13.1-mile course, and headliner concert featuring the jim blossom. procede of the event go to the american association for cancer research. and i understand this is happening in and around where you live, my friend. >> i live right where all of these concert and fun things happen. unfortunately i try to go to bed at 8:00. so i hope the jim blossoms are rocking out earl. >> i sounds like early crowd. >> if they're up, hopefully they don't play any later than i can. good weather today. i want to start with a look at the radar, wide view, talking about all of the rain in texas, take a look at this, they are getting hammered again this morning, you see the red, orange, those are heavy showers happening right now in place that is do not need them. also, looks little ominous, right? because it is off to the west. but, the good news is by the
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time that tracks over here, it is not going to be a problem for us. as you can see, we have relatively clear skies right now. so everything looking really good for us. so not going to be a problem for us. we just have maybe few sprinkles on your sunday morning, that's it, we stay dry for halloween. current temperatures, chilly 44 in philadelphia, 34 mount pocono, to 32 in allentown, 35 in lancaster, little warmer down the shore there. we've got wildwood at 41 degrees. we zoom in, take a lock at quakertown, 30 degrees, several places below freezing, that includes pottstown, and doylestown there, as well. so it is a chilly start. now if we have got little saving grace here, so the winds is calm. it helps, right, because we had breezy conditions the past couple of days, five, 6 miles per hour not bad at all. we we go through the morning, see we have clear, chilly morning, bright sunshine, but cool there, get to the 40's around 9:00 a.m. 50's as we get into 11:00 a.m. then later in the afternoon when the clouds move n taking a look at future weather, show you that we start off with the sunshine, clouds will roll in from the west, that's about
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3:00 p.m. and as we get into our trick-or-treating hours not bad. we stay dry. this is overnight. by sunday 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., see few sprinkles trying to make their way in, not a big deal for us, though it, takes us through our sunday, litlestown start, some clouds. your halloween forecast, staying dry, weaver spooky clouds for tonight. it will be cool and creepy, and you can see temperatures there in the low 50's, and upper 40's, so i think just perfect at best probably will need jacket. just it gave you a idea, warmest halloween in 1946, 82 degrees, can you imagine, the coldest was in 1925, 41 degrees, and by the way that year, they got some snow. and the wettest was 1.32 inches all the way back in 1895. we won't set any records this time, i this i that's a good thing. we also have little football game going on. have you heard? temple taking on notre dame. going to be little chilly tonight about 8:00 when they kick off. but again, dry evening, about 49 degrees, and the wind, nice and calm, just out of the south 5 miles per hour. not bad at all. also, i want to mention the
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foliage. hitting peak season and much of pennsylvania, so, it is a great time to do little leaf peeping. you can see already past peak at mount pocono, but allentown looking good there, and close to it here in philadelphia, we are hi, so i got beautiful photo, from mike type err. he's, yes, isn't that great? photographer of ours. he sent this from pemberton, new jersey, look how beautiful the red colors are there. so great day to get out, check it out. look out your window now, see it everywhere, right? so today we start sunny, afternoon clouds, high of 58 degrees. wind giving us a break, staying nice and light. tonight will be chilly but dry, so 47 degrees. we get the overnight sprinkle, shouldn't affect our trick-or-treaters. so stay dry for the evening. then overnight talking five to 9:00 a.m. that's when we can see the sprinklement take a look at the seven day forecast, we wind back the clocks tonight, get extra hour of sleep, i'm super excited about. we start warming up sunday. look what happens as we get into tuesday, 70 degrees, oh, but there is more, 72 on
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wednesday. 70s thursday and friday. is this november? ya man. >> why not, flight kyla, thank you. from adorable to scary halloween is still full of fright full sites and ghosts and goblins. more on the science behind fear. >> halloween is time to be scared. beyond haunted houses, fear is a basic human instinct. many are afraid of things like spiders, kite, public speaking and death. it is normal. >> fear is thereto protect us. >> elizabeth gorton, psychology resident, sayings the emotion of fear helps keep us safe. >> people tends to fear things that would have been dangerous to them as we evolve. a lot of the things that we see around halloween could play on the natural fears that we would have, so fears of spiders. >> talk about spooky, the penetentary is all creeped out for halloween. with terror behind the walls.
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>> people like to be scared because it is that intense experience, they get the adrenaline return. >> the director of operations says the exhibit at terror behind l walls plays on the unknown, and unexpected. >> one of the attractions is a lot darker, so people are afraid of the dark and what might be in there. that attraction does have spiders and snakes and things like that, rats, a lot of people are afraid. >> so go ahead, be afraid. enjoy that scary rush. but be ready for your body to react. there is a natural physical response to fear. >> your heart would race, your pupils might dilate. heavy breathing, sometimes stomach distress, sometimes dizziness. >> people who enjoy that rush of being scared also tend to be thrill seekers, they like things like roller coasters, and when it comes to fears about things like flying or public speaking, the experts say, just do it. continued exposure will eventually help reduce the fear. i'm stephanie stahl, cbs-3, "eyewitness news".
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>> the thrill of victory drives a dark new political comedy in theatres this weekend. kevin frazier from entertainment tonight has more on the new move that i exposes the ugly side of campaigning. >> this week, oscar winner sandra bullock is a political strategies who is sent to a war torn country to win a presidential campaign it is based on real life event, our life is christ us. >> wake up, this is war. there is only one wrong in this, only one, and that is losing. >> let me check and see if anyone understood that. >> (interpreting). >> sandra bullock is jane bodine, brilliant political strategies struggling professionally and personally to do her job in a country she is unfamiliar with, while facing a rival she knows all too well played boy billy bob thorton. >> jane bodine, what are you doing here? i thought you retired or gave up or something? >> was a reason that she basically had to leave and isolate herself. >> in preparing for the role,
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bullock was amazed at what people like her character do to get a candidate elected. >> so she uses his what seems to be his weaknesses, initially, as a campaign strength. and i think that's where these consultants are brilliant. they're add ex ex. how do you take something that is looked as a week neice, turn it into something you should want to buy? >> you should feel something during the interview, like some tears. could you just turn toward the camera? >> look at him. >> this is it. >> she doesn't care how she gets the win, as long as she wins. and she will use any tactic that she needs to in order to do it. >> this is no longer an election. this is a crisis. >> for entertainment tonight, kevin frazier, now, back to you in the studio. >> all right, perfectly timed, too, for all of the latest news from hollywood, you can watch entertainment tonight on every week night at 7:00 right here on cbs-3. >> well, temple may be the
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underdog today. when they take on notre dame. but fans believe they can keep this winning streak alive. coming up next we are live on independence mall where the excitement is reaching a fever pitch this morning. >> and it was one the epitomy of elegance, and hosed some of the most famous people. now the deadline is up for the historic ship. will it be saved or has it come to the end of it journey on the delaware river? >> and trick-or-treating at the white house. the halloween costume dubbed the top pick by the commander in chief. we'll be right back.
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these temple owls are really putting the whole early bird catches the bird into action. we are here at independence hall, we will have all of the game day madness for you coming up. >> i'm not sure they've gone to sleep yet, alex. plus, when pumpkins fly. local student put a spooky twist on an annual gord throwing contest. good morning, i'm nicole brewer. so glad you're with us, just about 5:30 right now. we send it out to the skydeck, tune kyla grogan with the all important trick-or-treat forecast watch do you think? >> it is refreshing out here, and i'm impressed that the temple owls are out this early. >> i know. >> and that entheusiastic, was it is a little chilly out here. i'm going to stick with the word refreshing, nicole, not
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cold, refreshing. today we are looking out for pretty good day. it will be a cool day, we will start off with some sunshine, but we see clouds work their way in, as we get to the afternoon. we stay dry. so that's the good news for our trick-or-treaters. our high is just in the upper 50's today. so, it will be a little bit cooler than we would normally be this time of year. currently, it is 44 degrees take live look at center city. notice the winds out of the north just 5 miles per hour. that helps. don't have quite a stiff of a breeze as we've had the past couple of days. around the region, a lot of 30's, millville at 32, 33 reading, allentown also at three it, and 36 down in atlantic city. so we've got plenty of people starting off awfully chilly. live look at storm scan3, you see, relatively clear, that's the way we start our morning with some sunshine, but clouds working their way in from the west. and that will be a little spooky, as we head into our night tonight. but dry day, temperature high of 58. should be just fine for trick-or-treating and also for the temple game tonight. remember, we do winds the clocks back tonight, so you fall back, get extra hour, i'm
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excited about that. then we warm up as we get into our sunday, could see sprinkle very early in the morning, but high of 67. as you can see, monday, 66. i'm here to tell you that the temperatures just keep going up from therefore next week. we will talk about a run of 70s, nicole, in november. >> wow, we will take it. kyla, thank you. now that's refreshing. hey, it is not just halloween. it is owl-o-ween here in philadelphia, title fights to stay undefeated as they take on number nine notre dame. student headed on buses to espn's college game day, they're pumped, that's for sure, and that's where we find "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff live for us this morning, good morning. >> good morning, nicole, aside from the buses people have been walking, taking uber, have been getting here any way they can. this is truly a festive environment. i have to say pretty rare i feel under dressed on story, but i feel completely under dressed. it is not only halloween, it
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is owlo-ween. seen people wearing jerseys, leotards, hotdogs, aside from the owls, these costumes make as much sense as these signs do. we have seen tons of them. independence hall has been filling one student all morning long, most of them told me they've not slept a wink yet. tons of costumes, seeing hard hats, i don't know exactly what that means, but these fans dead set going eight and zero, currently six and one right now, they say, that they're true believers, they're out here, and they got up early for a reason. >> i just love being out here early in the morning. i love being cold. i love getting ready. i love to party with all of those guys, just a lot of fun. >> all right, so this broadcast is just under three and a half hours away now, but the game again against notre dame doesn't start until 8:00 p.m. all of the folks that told me they've not slept. they tell me they don't plan on sleeping this morning. they are here for the long
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hall, they hope that their always are, too. reporting live from independence hall this morning, alexandria hoff, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", back to you. >> alec, thanks. student aren't the only ones getting excited for today's gamement owls from around the region are spreading their wings and cheering the home team for many the team's success this year, still the whole new pride in alumni, who have stuck with the team even when they weren't the best. >> the entire time i was at temple, temple had a losing football team. it is really exciting and gratifying. >> several temple alumni say they found it hard to concentrate at work. constantly checking facebook, reading articles about today's big match up. >> that's awesome. hey, local mom and pop stores are showing their temple pride, as well. marts. making temple tomato pies, so cool. "eyewitness news" in mannyunk, the school logo, you can see, made of parmesian cheese, right in the middle of the pie. custom remembers loving it. >> oh, they are going out the door, tomorrow it will be craze any here, between
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halloween, the temple game, it will be nuts. we have ton of them ordered. >> the bakery tells us they also employ some temple student they as you guess red excited about today's big game. >> temple fans, we want to see your spirit. get your camera, give us your best cheer. just use the #cbs3, we will try to show them to you on tv. >> well, time may have run out for the ss united state. group trying to keep the ship afloat gave itself until tomorrow to raise enough cash to save the now rusting piece of history. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt has a look at where things stand now. >> the ss united states personified the best when it came to ocean liners. >> there it is. >> the 1962 film bonn voyage highlighted the ship's glory. now that same ship where it has been on the delaware river since 1996. the clock is ticking, and the ship could be gone for good. >> passengers stayed up all night. >> susan gibbs is the executive director for the ss united state con is her
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venosi, group aimed at bringing the ship back to life. gibbs is also a name found on the ship as her grandfather famed naval architect, william francis gibbs, started designing the vessel in 1914. >> what does it feel like to be the granddaughter of the man that designed this ship and the person that is trying to save the ship, so many decades later? >> well, i just hope we pull it off. i hope we save the ship. >> us president european royalty and hollywood celebrities made the trip across the atlantic frequently. but those memories exist only on film and in photo albumns. today money is tight. >> right now they pay $60,000 a month to store the ship here at the philadelphia pier. >> thursday night gibbs met with private donors for final ship fundraiser. she says they brought in just under $20,000 that night. >> since earlier this month, when we first announced to the world that we had reached this point with the ship, we have
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raised approximately $100,000. >> gibbs says for now, no more fundraise remembers planned, and she'll consult with staff about the october 31 deadline and go over the current numbers. and announcement is expected next week. complete redevelopment would cost more than $200 million. number susan gibbs is hoping a private developer would pay. she told "eyewitness news", a few developers have expressed recent interest. >> are you at peace with whatever happens? >> no, i'm not at peace. we can't -- she's got to stay afloat. >> david spunt, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". well the philadelphia inquirer, daily news and philly.com are merging news rooms, that move announce the by the publisher philadelphia media network, also comes with layoffs. the company will continue to put out separate papers. the changes are expected to save the company five to $6 million. >> well, get out the vote effort are ramming up across the region as election day approaches on tuesday.
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the black clergy of philadelphia says their plans to boost voter turn out coincide with the 50th anniversary of the voting right act. >> certainly in the community, i don't know why, but have to ask them that. maybe we need to have saturdays? >> the organization also endorsed judge kevin dougherty's campaign for one of three vacant seats on the pennsylvania supreme court. well, election day is this tuesday. as we mentioned. so stay with cbs-3 for continuing coverage on the air and on line at cbsphilly.com. well, in the 2016 race for president, the republican national committee says it will suspend its partnerships nbc news, because of this week's debate on cnbc. rnc chairman has sent the network a letter forbidding nbc from broadcasting an upcoming gop debate scheduled for february. republicans complain that the cnbc moderators ask candidates, quote, pelt i and
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non-substantive questions. in a dramatic policy shift, the obama administration has made the decision to send us soldiers into syria. some lawmakers are criticizing the move, saying it was made without a clear us strategy in the war torn nation. correspondent craig boswell with more from the white house. us troops will soon be on the ground in syria. less than 50 members of us special forces will deploy to northern syria to help coordinate the fight against isis. >> they do not have a combat mission. they have a training advising and assist mission. >> the soldiers are expected to assess the situation on the ground, and determine which group the us can best partner with to fight isis. while house officials trying to down play the new orders, insisting this is not a shift in policy. >> this is an intensification of strategy that the president announced more than a year ago. the core of our military strategy inside of syria is to build up the capacity of local forces, to take the fight to ice ill on the ground in their own country. >> us secretary every state, john kerry; currently in
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austria trying to negotiate cease-fire in syria that can hold for the next four to six months, and for the first time iran, which is one of syria's main allies, is taking part in the negotiation. >> at this see the diplomate eggs situation as today more promising than it has been in some time, because all of the hold that's came to this table. >> russia presently ground troops and fighter jets in syria to help government forces fight rebels and isis. craig boswell, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". now, the white house hasn't said how long that deployment will last. it is 5:39 right now. still ahead on this morning, of halloween, we're taking to you haunted house that's getting high-tech make over. take a look. >> you might think it is nothing more than tarp and two by four's, but this homemade haunted house has gone high tech. i'm chris martinez in rolling heights, california, we'll take you inside. >> plus, "eyewitness news" sports was rocking on the high school scene last night, the original football frenzy is straight ahead.
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>> and, will the weather be attributing or a treat this halloween? meteorologist, kyla grogan, back with that answer next.
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>> homeowners giving their old faxed house a make over, added cameras, remote controls, and some other high tech it is to make sure visitors get the scare of their lives. chris martinez got a behind the scenes look at what's behind that terror.
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>> this may look like a homemade haunted house but don't be trick. this is high tech "house of horrors". >> walk on through here. >> going race gave us tour what goes on behind the scene. if to start with surveillance. >> sixteen camera surveillance system. >> each camera monitors guests to time the scares, some prompts are connect today censor paths on the floors. >> you just get little tap here. >> everything else including slick led monitors connect today this control box, allowing operators to cue the terror. at at just the right moment. >> looking back, and seeing yourself kind of like, you know, jump little extra than you thought you did. >> created? haunted house eight years ago. growing it from party of just about 50 guesses to full blown
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local attraction. last year we had about 1,000 people. >> expect to draw in even more this year, started putting all of this together, almost two months ago. adding 30 volunteer actors to their line up. >> woe don't charge people for the haunted house, just want to bring fun for one. >> it may be fun but the goal is a real scream. >> chris martinez, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> what's fun for some is terrifying for other. >> i don't know what's happening there. not pleasant. >> that was speak i. hey, let's take a look at some of the towns around the country that have any spooky names. couple of which are right near us, erie pennsylvania, high of 54 today. fifty-seven in spook hill, you can see scary west virginia making it into the 60s, and as we zoom out across the country, i like this one, transylvania ya, louisianna, in the 70s, witch hazel, oregon, about 60 degrees. we are looking good for our
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halloween, it will be cool day, as you can see, temperatures here, as we start off in the morning, in the 30's, work our way to the afternoon into the 50's, topping out about 58 degrees. 7:00 p.m. cloudy skies 51 nice and dry. that means you can wear whatever costume you want at best you might need little jacket or coat for little ones headed out this evening. temple game, it will be chill bye 49 degrees at 8:00 p.m. but the win out of the south at 5 miles per hour means nice, calm, temple takes on notre dame. live look at storm scan3, nice and clear this morning. clouds in this afternoon, stay relatively dry. lurking off to the west, little bit of scary looking sit tell, right? but the good news is this will fizzle out by the time it makes it to us. few sprinkles into the sunday morning, shear saturday at 5:00 p.m. so getting into prime trick-or-treat time there, start to seat sun go down, cloudy skies gives way, then overnight hours few sprinkles moving through, see it falling
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apart, 9:00 a.m. on your sunday. then more clouds moving in, for our sunday, now, by monday, another system to our south, but in the, it is staying to our south. so i think the coast will certainly get some clouds from this should stay dry monday unless ocean city maryland or south. not bad. dodged little bullet there with the system. 44 degrees currently right now in philadelphia. a.m. end town to lancaster, millville, dover, 37, to say we're starting chilly little built of understatement there. forty-three stone harbor, and about 44 in ocean city for you this morning. >> clouds moving n spooky overcast evening, on the way. so as we take you hour by hour, see the sunshine will give way to some clouds, say about 2:00, 3:00 this afternoon they start moving in. high today about 58 degrees. >> notice on friday we hit the
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06 degrees hi, 50's for our saturday, the average about 62. sunday, monday, but then oh, my goodness, is that 70s by tuesday? it certainly is. we've got run of 07 degrees temperatures coming our way to show you it is not so normal to have that, average high of 62 today, look at this, 56 by november 15th, november 30th, average just 50 degrees. afternoon clouds moving in today, high of 58, winds staying light. it helps us not to feel as cold as we could if we had the stiff breeze like yesterday and the day before. tonight overnight sprinkle, low of 47 degrees, we should stay dry for our trick-or-treating. seven day forecast, remember, we do have to turn the clocks back. we fall back one hour tonight so you gain an hour, that will be nice, although someone pointed out to me for pan tent doesn't work. kids still wake up at the same time. 70s moving in on tuesday. look at this, not just one day, one, two, three, four days of 70s as we start november.
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>> i think i'm liking november. >> i think i am rocking the season so far, 70s? >> we'll take it. >> even the white house gets a cool costume for halloween. take a look. >> they welcome women of military families, handed out candy as part of the festivities. commander in chief dubbed this costume, a top pick. get a load of this baby. tiny pope me beil. are you kidding me? >> reamy? >> so cute, so cherub, little angel in his pope mobile. >> and the little hat. awesome. i mean, pretty cute. and i noticed teal pumpkins outside the white house, if it is an allergy free house, meaning they have alternate prizes, or, you know, treat, you know, dairy or nuts, they put out a teal pumpkins. it means kids with allergies can still go. >> awesome. right, you have to be careful, especially peanuts? >> huge bummer if you were a
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kid with allergies, so the team pumpkins, remember it, but yes, little pope and pope mobile. >> awesome. going to take a same eyes. same laugh. and since she's had moderate alzheimer's disease, i've discovered we have the same fighting spirit, too. that's why i asked her doctor about new once-a-day namzaric™. vo: new namzaric is approved for moderate to severe alzheimer's disease in patients who are currently taking, and can continue to take certain doses of both namenda and donepezil. new namzaric is the first and only treatment to combine 2 proven alzheimer's medicines into a single once-a-day capsule that works 2 ways to fight the symptoms of moderate to severe alzheimer's disease.
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>> okafor make his first game, in boston wednesday. here in the first quarter makes the elbow jumper. he scored ten points, grabbed six rebounds, and it was a long night for the sixers, the jazz led most of the game, led by derrick favors, he scored 20 points in 12 boards. so the sixers dropped the home opener 99 to 71. >> flyers kicking off five game road trip in buffalo, trying snap two game skid. no score late in the first
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period. sabres with the puck. rookie jack, first round pick, nice handling in the goal. will give the sabres one-nothing lead. second period, buffalo on the power play. check out rhino really with a slap shop that found the back of the net. the flyers dropped their third straight three to one. >> welcome to the friday football frenzy. ! >> hey there, guys. yes, it is time for the friday football frenzy, let's get right to the action, and the philadelphia public league. roxborough taking on lincoln. watch lincoln samuel car, weaving his way in and out of traffic. he scores. lincoln wins 25 to nothing. >> kensington at central. the shear speed, following blockers right into the ends zone. central a winner 46 to nothing. >> olney at northeast. check out elijah running it around the end. will get in to score. northeast wins 32 to 20.
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pottsgrove at owen j. robert. watch porter rush it in from 5 yards out. pottsgrove the winner here 47 to three. >> over the bridge we go. delsea at triton, charles walker, walking on into the end zone untouched. delsea wins 64 to seven. trenton at eastern. >> eastern going deep. but didn't account for james chuck, who gets the interception. trenton wins on the road 39 to 12. haverford hyatt ri-ri, presenting ridley with golden football, part of the superbowl high school honor roll campaign. mike, tacking the ball for haverford, he scores, and haverford wins 21 to 13. it is time for a game of the week. you voted for neshaminy at north penn. shear pat gallen with more. >> reporter: we are here in lansdale for the cbs-3 friday football frenzy. it is a big match up between six and two neshaminy and six and two north penn. it was the night's show for north penn.
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here in the second quarter, scoring from 27 yards out. what a run. it is ten-three north penn. for neshaminy, it was will show. he was big dog tonight. first of his two scores, would cap 95-yard drive. tied at ten apiece. let's go west again, west, he would move this pile on his own. he would score again, to make it 16-ten north penn, no good. people, they are happy. back to dogma, would hit the hole, hit the end zone, and would give neshaminy a 17 to 16 lead. they play here, reese, hits jake, on the six double mover watch it. it comes. that would put north penn in the red zone. of course, west would take over from there. because can he not be stopped. this right here your game winner. north penn the victor 22 to
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17. from lansdale, pat gallen for eyewitness sports. that's all for sports, i'm leslie van arsdale. have a great weekends. go temple. >> all right, go to you. it is the great pumpkin battle. student at rowan university are using halloween to prove engineering is anything but boring. new jersey reporter cleve bryan has the story now from glass above owe -- glassboro. >> just in time for halloween, evil aliens descended on temple university friday. have no fear, the edge nears are here. >> smashing pumpkins. >> on grit rating targets of pumpkins, the student ratchet dollars, sawed, and muscled together medieval looking devices for the annual pumpkin chucking contest put together by rowan university chapter of the american society of mechanical engineers. >> we always love that it falls like either the day of or the day before halloween. because we always have like a cool spooky theme so this year is like audience invading earth. >> some teams opted for the
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traditional pumpkin chunk err. other developed their own devices. >> we have behind us basically like a big crossbow. >> while some enjoyed great success, other might have to go back to the drawing board. >> like really great engineering application, that's really fun, because they're shooting pumpkins at something. >> field of competitors about 50-50 split between local colleges and high school. for the college student chance to show off their knowledge. for high schoolers maybe spark some interest in a future career field. >> we want the high school tears learn about engineering, and we want them to try to design something, and we just want them to get the whole feel of engineering, see if it is something they would want to do so we can get more people interested. >> win or lose, everyone had a blast. in glassboro, cleve bryan, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". oh, that's awesome. all right, women, excitement on overload this morning for temple fans. we are live as owl nation gets ready for what's being called the biggest football game in the school's history.
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>> also ahead, rash of robberies in a south philadelphia neighborhood. all in just over a week. police are on the look-out for suspect as we speak. and will the ghosts and goblins need to wear jackets over their halloween costumes tonight? kyla is back with trick-or-treat forecast at the top of the hour. stay with us.
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>> today is saturday, october 31, happy halloween to you, so glad you're with us, i'm nicole brewer. we sent it over to kyla, see how the trick-or-treat letters fair tonight. a lot of people out and about? >> yes, a lot of people will be out and b the last thing you want to be freezing or have to carry umbrella with you, and i'm happy to say we will stray dry, will be little cool. high today just 58 degrees, we can ends hal cool. >> not bad. maybe for the little ones, jacket or coat tonight if you head out. not bad at all. for the temple game, too, by the way, dry for that, too, little cool. but not bad, in fact, we will start off our day quite nice, cool, but sunny start to the day, some spooky afternoon clouds, moving in, and then very much warmer sunday, on the way, by the way, some 70s in our forecast later in the week. currently right now, though, it is chilly. take a look at our live neighborhood network. plymouth meeting 34 degrees, wayne, 38 right now, wilmington, 38 for you.

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