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and social security made all the difference. in pennsylvania, mcginty helped implement obamacare and expand coverage. trump and toomey have attacked obamacare and social security. to fight back, president obama wants mcginty in the senate to protect women, families and seniors. vote in the democratic primary, april 26th. mcginty: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. >> from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> one day after born i sanders scores an upset victory against hillary clinton, in wisconsin, the democrats are bringing their presidential campaigns to swing state of pennsylvania. both candidates are making appearances in philadelphia, today, good afternoon,
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everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, sands letters hold a rally tonight, clinton delivering row marks at the afl-cio convention, alexandria hoff joins us live at the ken von sean with more. >> good afternoon, mrs. liston just took the stage, hoping to appeal the state union workers and labor leaders, a important wish to try to appeal to, just three weeks out from the primary here in pennsylvania. union workers make up 30 expresser of all workers, here in the state, the push for the back something strong, now, she is so far addressed equal pay for women, and minimum wage, but started out this discussion with a big congrats for the wildcats. >> but you know, every time i say politics has a lot of drama, something happens, like that villanova game at the
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end. (applause) bill and i both got home. we were watching it, sitting on the edge of our seats, it was so exciting. nearly made my husband forget and forgive villanova for beating his alma matter georgetown back in 1985. >> now the national chapter of the afl-cio has yet to back any democratic candidates. bernie sands letters also be taking the stage tomorrow at the three day convention, after large win in wisconsin yesterday. >> i support governor wolf. >> going this event we will be joining hillary and mayor jim kenney. they'll have a round table discussion, but for right now we will continue here at the afl-cio convention, alexandria, hoff, back to you. >> meantime, a new quinnipiac university poll finds neither
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democratic presidential candidate could beat republican john kasich in a november election. the pole finds kasich defeating hillary clinton 51% to 35%, a 16-point margin. >> the pole which questioned pennsylvania voters, show the closer match up between kasich and bernie sanders. forty-six to 40%. but kasich is still on top by six points. texting a senator ted cruz won big over donald trump in wisconsin last night, picking up majority of the state's 42 delegates. >> tonight is a turning point. it is a rallying cry. it is a call from the hard working men and women of wisconsin to the people of america. we have a choice, a real choice. >> cruz's upset victory increases the likelihood that none of his gop rivals can lock up the amount of delegates needed before the republican convention in july. governor chris christie is in atlantic city this morning to call for a state take-over.
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ac is reeling from financial instability, and will run out of money, in a matter of days. christie, and mayor don guardian, are not on the same page regarding the best coaster of action. guardian will hold press conference shortly, more on the mayor's response coming up on "eyewitness news" at 5:00. >> well, preparations are underway for villanova's national championship parade. it is going to be at 1:00 p.m. on friday, and here's a live look from chopper three. the team will parade six blocks down market street to city hall, and if the turn out is anything like tuesday's homecoming, then we're looking at packed streets in center city. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo has more on the welcome home at villanova's campus. >> it was a homecoming fit for a chance, packed villanova stadium tuesday to welcome home their national championship title holders all reliving that win.
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>> i just start to scream and then i fell on the floor and start today cry. we're so excited to celebrate right now. it is amazing. >> as soon as the team waded through the crowd and jumped on stage, head coach jay wright kept the party going. >> when i say nova you say nation. ready? >> nova. >> nation. >> nova. >> nation. >> he went onto thank his players and their families. the team shout outs to novanation. >> great to have the support of all of you guys coming out, all this whole year. >> something that never, ever be able to take away from us, so go cats. >> this team got the royal treatment as soon as they touched down at philadelphia international airport. first, an inverted v for victory from the fire department, then, once on the road, a police motorcade to the main line, with fan applause all along the way. support, not lost on the college athlete. >> very special. this is -- i can't say enough about this, you know, long journey for sure. but it won't change it for anything. >> now, a day to rest, next stop, center city philadelphia to the parade of champions.
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>> it is unbelievable. i've never going, spectacular, i'm sure it won't be to that magnitude, but it will definitely be something to remember just growing up in the area, and always watching every single team. >> now, friday's parade is expected to cost $22,000. the mayor says, villanova has agreed pick up the tab and the city of brotherly love is more than happy to play host. at villanova university, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". so here's a look at the parade route. it runs from 20th and market to dilworth park at city hall. the festivities kick off at 1:00 p.m. now if you can't make it down to the city on friday, you can see that parade of champions, live right here on cbs-3, and on our website cbsphilly.com. but don't worry, you can still see your regular afternoon programming, the young and the restless, the bolds and the beautiful, and the talk will be aired live on our sister station, the "cw philly". over the air on channel 57, comcast channel 811 and verizon fios channel 516.
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and hopefully it will warm up for the parade t has been rather chilly out there. >> yes, chilly indeed. katie is tracking a storm live on cbs-3 skydeck with first look at the forecast, hey, katy? >> and good afternoon to you both. you know, at least we have sunshine out here on the skydeck it, does at least soften the blow, it was so cold, feeling much like february than anything. today start today ease up a lot more than yesterday, would allow, now that we are we are starting to ease up to the mid 50's, a will the closer to typical for early april standards, but we are still below average. that said, we have a lot of weather to talk about down the road here. let me start things off with a nice quiet view of storm scan3, doesn't that look nice? any time that's empty, always good thing for the delaware vale. nice and tranquil, bright blue sky, beautiful day, just chilly, and those looks can be deceiving as you look out the window, you are thinking okay, it is a great spring day. when you look at the temperatures, you know, little below average right now. forty-seven currently at the airport, we are expecting to rebounds, probably another 8 degrees or so, shooting for 55 in the city anyway,
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50 degrees down the shore, not terribly breezy but enough that any time the winds blows, even though it is more turning out of the south at this point, you will notice it. so, the chill is going to be with you, regardless here today. but not as harsh as yesterday was. so there you have t thermometer starts to ease up for us, but as brooke and jim mentioned, there is a new storm that's on the way. so coming up, i will have more detail on that, what kind of impact it bridges to the area, then behind it, another chilly weekends is in store. so just how chilly does it get again? i'll have the answer for you, coming up, guys, we send it back into you. >> nearly three years ago, six people were killed, and 14 hurt when a building under demolition actually came crashing down on the salvation army store on 22nd and market. "eyewitness news" reporter, justin finch, joins us live, from the scene, where officials are taking the first step toward a lasting memorial honoring those victims. justin? >> reporter: brooke, jim, good afternoon, a honor indeed. mayor kenney and organizers
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here today were very firm that negligence with a a key to contributing factor in the june 5th 2015 collapse. they say this memorial once it is finished will stand in honor of those six killed, and more than dozen injured, and will also serve as a reminder that such an event can never happen in this city again. now, in the crowd this morning, a mix of supporters as well, as loved ones of those six killed, and also, 14 or so injured. on that june day, this site here at 22nd and market, was a salvation army store with customers and staff working inside. meantime, demolition outside causing the collapse, the salvation army has since donated the land here at this site, worth some $700,000, to that memorial. additional funds also raised to help kick start that construction set to begin soon with the goal of turning this area into a site of tragedy, into a place of honor and also of healing. now, back out live here, since
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that event, the contractors who were involved in that collapse, sean ben scotch, and griffin campbell, since sentenced for their event in this. and the reaction from mayor kenney and as well as loved ones who lost their loved one here on that june day. justin, brooke, back into you. >> thanks for that report, justin. >> meanwhile, coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", a tv crew becomes part of a story. >> yes, it is because they were steps away from a raging wild fire and realized a man was in danger. they saved his life. how, next. >> and a little girl about to lose her site is traveling with her parents, little does she know she is losing her site, and they want her to see the world. the emotional meeting with the pope coming up
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>> strong winds are fueling the spread after out of control wild fire in oklahoma. officials are evacuating homes, across the entire northwestern part of the state. and, they say more than 27,000 acres have burned so far. sadly some buildings were destroyed. meantime, a cbs tv news crew was able to help a man escape these flames. take a look at this. >> he needs to get out. >> i know he needs to get out. >> come on. >> get in. hurry up, hurry up. >> you could hear they yelled for the man to get out, and he hopped in the car with him,
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and they were all able to escape with seconds to spare. i mean, my goodness. newly-released video shows nature's fury from last weekends' storm, that hammered this region. a wedge gust knocked over this 30-foot trail or at farm in cape may county. farm owner said winds reached 75 miles per hour, and it caused damage throughout his farm. >> girl with rare genetic disorder gets the experience after lifetime overseas. five year old lizzy myers from ohio, she suffers from usher syndrome, which will gradually rob her of her site and hearing. so her parent created visual bucket list to show her the wonders of the world before her senses fade. well, today lizzy met pope francis at the vatican. the pontiff greeted her and her family and kissed lizzy on the cheek. >> we pray for him, and saidel be praying for us. >> elizabeth gave him a gift. it is a meteorite which is what started this whole
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process. >> that meteorite came from an ohio observatory which is one of the first places the myers' family visited when they decided to show their daughter the world. >> meanwhile, still ahead on "eyewitness news", facebook is making its life feature easier. we'll tell you all about it. >> janet jackson is delaying her tour again. so heads up if you have ticket for the wells fargo center. find out why she is postponing, though, and why it has a lot of fans asking a lot of questions. katie, we were talking about this earlier. >> we were indeed, brooke, yes, stay tuned for the answer there. but, when it comes to your weather forecast, we got changes on the way, too. rain and thunderstorms on the way. ill time it out for you and tell you when you really want to keep that umbrella at the ready. that's all coming up on the other side.
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j janet jackson delaying her unbreakable tour again. >> yes, and the reason has many fans wondering what is going on. the 49 year old singer announced on twitter she and her husband are planning their family. and she's under doctors orders to rest. now, she didn't say she was pregnant. just that she needs rest. in december you know she postponed the tour to spring, now it is delayed indefinately. jackson was scheduled to play the wells fargo center august 24th. no word yet on what fans should do with those tickets. >> always like janet jackson, hopefully everything is all right. >> i was just thinking whenever she comes back, we should get tickets. >> i am in. yes. >> road trip. >> exactly. team trip. >> i love it. well, tell you what, as we
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transition over to weather, we've seen a loft ups and downs lately, poor brooke is stuck in winter for her first week. >> what's going on? >> i know, but i promise you little light at the end of the tunnel, will warm up somewhat in the next day and a half. but the trade off, there is rain on the way. so, don't worry. we will eventually get you some nice warms, for now still chilly outside, we do have storm that we are tracking, so we want to walk through everything here, give you sense also how the villanova parade will shape up. i know a lot of folks will be out there on market street. so go ahead, start things offer by getting you out to storm scan3, nice place to start obviously you track active weather. at the moment not terribly active, here at home zoom it out little bit, though, and this very large storm system now brinking in some snow across the canadian borden, obvious leading edge front, and that cold front will be the piece that pushes through, remember, our next round every wet weather by tomorrow. for now, beautiful view. man are looks deceiving when it comes to the neighborhood network lately. beautiful blue sky, lush green grass, but it is 42 degrees, with breeze, and even though
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it is out of the south-southwest not feeling very warm outside. so you can't bank on that really helping to warm you up, obviously, in addition to the fact it is such a dry air mass, low relative humidity, combined with the breeze we just showed you, for example, cut town, you could ends up with wild fire. so, obviously the weather doesn't cause fires, but you want to be real careful disposing of of cigarette but the, never toss it out the window, find the right recepticle. be smart about that. any wild fire that does start could spread very easily, very quickly. let me walk you through future weather, all the way to tomorrow morning, you know, we are waking up with you on "eyewitness news" this morning, it does look to me like we will start to see some lines of life on the radar before the morning show is done, generally toward the tail end of the typical morning russian toward midday, is when we will see the front actually cross through, bringing rounds of probably some steady rain, and couple of thunderstorms, at this point, we don't expect any severe weather, but there will still be residual showers even behind the actual front. and then we start to clear things out overnight tomorrow. so, i call it essentially all
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day event, generally here are your bullet points. gusts right around 30 miles per hour, temperatures though in the 60s, that's the trade off, little warmer tomorrow, but there will be some scattered showers, and/or thunderstorm to dodge out, there specially, again, for midday. meanwhile, the villanova parade, we have got you covered there, as well, i would dress in the navy and white sweatshirts, as opposed to t-shirts, talking low 50's at best here, for friday, with some sunshine, and we also have more of westerly breeze out there, as well, so at least the winds will be at the back of our champions, as they're moving toward dilworth. meanwhile weeks take you forward in the eyewitness weather seven day forecast, temperatures going on uphill climb by thursday, 62 degrees, again the trade off is the wet weather. by friday, back into some sun, and the chill starts to settle in again. leading to the chilliest day of the forecast of course coming just in time for your weekends, isn't that always the way. generally looks dry. i would say other than quick shower maybe, sprinkle of rain or snow on saturday, guys, yes, chilly but we should stay dry. we'll see more sunshine specially on sunday. >> as long as we can see more
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sunshine. >> exactly, got to look at the bright side, no pun intended. >> the little things. >> i wish we could share our rain with the people in oklahoma. >> no kidding. >> that would help. >> absolutely. meanwhile in other news, facebook live video streaming appears to be a hit. the feature launched into late january, and is now available in 60 countries. today, facebook live is getting a big bump with new features, and its own dedicated short cut. on the bottom of its iphone and add droid apps replacing the current link to facebook messenger. ceo mark zuckerberg will be streaming today to promote facebook live. >> i really like him on facebook. have you guys followed his page? >> course, yes. >> baby picture, such a proud dad. >> really is, a family guy for sure. >> just a normal guy. >> and we were on facebook live right now. >> flip that camera over. there you go.
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>> rob is saying what are we looking at? >> i don't know, rob, i'll figure it out, come back to you, up next, cleaning and greening a local neighborhood. we're coming right bac
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sixers won their tenth game of the season, the 1973, sixers won only nine games, carl landry had 22 points, and the sixers win 107 to 93. the sixers try to make it two in a row, friday night, against the nicks. >> they can do that. >> they can, they can. >> the camden community is kicking off it annual clean up campaign. >> the seventh year of the camden clean campaign and today's service members and volunteers got started in the marlton and stockton neighborhoods. today was the first of 11 cleaning and greening days for the spring and summer. city officials say the goal is to restore pride, hope and respect to camden. well, that's "eyewitness news" today at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, sitting here next, katie, and all of us here from all of us here, thank you for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continuing at a . we're always on line for you at course at cbsphilly.com. >> the young and the restless is next.
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>> hilary: neil is barring me from the board on his foundation. how dare he reject me? >> devon: hilary. >> hilary: i am more than qualified. and then we made that huge donation at the fundraiser. how could he keep me off this board? >> devon: the reason is -- >> hilary: no, you know what? even though he says he doesn't hold a grudge, clearly he does. >> devon: that's not what it is. >> hilary: what? did he tell you something? >> devon: it's what i told him. i asked him to turn you down. >> abby: you didn't have to. i'm pregnant. i'm not feeble. i don't need my husband to drive me to work. >> stitch: okay. noted for future reference. >> abby: and, look, i don't need you hanging around here all day watching my every move. >> stitch: abby. >> abby: [ sighs ] thank you for not listening to me. how'd you know i needed this? >> stitch: 'cause you love your dad. >> abby: he could have died, and i'm furious it

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