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sanders are in town. good evening everyone i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. we have team three coverage for you, as the candidates stump in philadelphia lets start with david spunt in south philadelphia where bernie sanders is set to speak at any moment now, david. >> senator sand are will be here any minute at temple united methodist church behind me. this is a popular church for political candidates to meet with members of the black, religious community. he is scheduled to speak her at 6:00. he will have a discussion on stage talking about different issues including the economy. last night was a huge night for him in wisconsin, when he won. he has 1025 delegates of the 2383 needed delegates, and big news today from the sanders campaign is that they plan to go to the convention, in philadelphia just a few miles from here at the end of july. i spoke to the sanders state director ryan hughes. >> we feel a lot of momentum here and like the senator himself a has said we are
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going to the convention. this is still a a very competitive primary and we're in this thing to win. >> reporter: after this is over, senator sanders will speak in front of the temple university and we will head over there tonight and he is expecting a big rally there and he will speak tomorrow at afl-cio function here in philadelphia as well. reporting from south philadelphia, david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thanks very much. senator's's opponent hillary clinton made two stops in philadelphia today. our team coverage continues with "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff in center city, alex? >> reporter: well, clinton shied away from taking jabs at the her republican counterparts, instead focusing on issues like minimum wage and taxing corporation that is move overseas. but of course, she started with a shout out to the newly crown ncaa champs. >> we're watching, sitting on the edge of our seats, it was so exciting, and nearly made my husband for get, and
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forgive, villanova for beating his alma matter georgetown, back in 1985. >> reporter: it was smiles, selfies, some snapped by democratic front runner hillary clinton herself as she greeted hundreds of union workers in center city. >> a voice, a voice on the job, i think that is in part, what is at stake in this election. >> reporter: speaking at pennsylvania afl-cio convention, clinton hoped to secure the support of the labor leaders which, of course, was powerful as commonwealth primary quickly approaches. >> my opponent in the democratic party and i share many of the same progressive goals. we agree that wages are too low and in equality is too high. >> reporter: coming off a 13-point loss to senator bernie sanders in, wisconsin clinton was quick to differentiate. the number of important areas he doesn't i have plan at all. >> reporter: at national level afl-cio has yet to endorse any candidate. sanders will speak tomorrow on
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the same stage. >> we are connect with the audience. >> reporter: clinton rounded out her trip to philadelphia with a stop to meet with local civic leaders, students and participate in the round table discussion with mayor jim kenney. according to the bureau have labor and statistics over 14 percent of all pennsylvania workers belong to a union, so it is a powerful vote indeed. reporting live from center city, alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> alex, thanks very much. on the republican side ted cruz campaigned in the bronx fresh off his primary win in wisconsin last night. that victory makes it more difficult for front runner donald trum top win the republican nomination, before this summer's convention. the only contest ohio governor john kasich has won so far was in his home state. stay with cbs news for everything you need to know about campaign 2016. scott pelley will have complete coverage for push for the white house tonight, on the "cbs evening news" at 6:30. in more x's and o's for
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villanova wildcats, only thing they need to prepare for now is a parade. national champions will go down market street on friday, parade starts at 20th street and heads over to dilworth park at city hall. parade will cost about $22,000. villanova will foot most have the bill to cover, police, and clean up. the city will throw in about $6,500 to pay for barricades and a sound system and mayor kenney says that is in problem. >> we will weigh recover that and amount of the people coming here spending money. amount of the national profile that the city will get as a result. >> reporter: septa is increasing services on the norristown market frankford and broad street lines which is how many people plan to travel. if you you have working downtown the celebration i understand should wrap up around 3:00 p.m. if you cannot make it down to the city friday you can see that parade of champions live right here on cbs-3 on our web site as well, cbs philly.com. the parade is something to look forward to but these guys are once again student
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athletes, after all. >> and that means that the national champions have to return to the classroom. they did that today. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is live on campus with that part of the story, greg. >> reporter: that is exactly right there. it is back to business at villanova university. from the 2016 mens championship basketball team that means trading in their basketball jerseys for pencil and paper. students enjoying lunch, others heading to class. there is some celebration left behind but wednesday a calmer nova nation. >> everything is back to normal business. >> reporter: the stars. >> we love you nova nation. >> reporter: now celebrities. >> if i see them i will try to take a picture. >> laying low. >> everything is more relaxed now. >> you can call this the nova a aftermath. foreign national chapel beyond...
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>> unaudible. >> they have to get to math class. >> back to reality. >> reporter: in it freshman calculus class. >> memorize these three rules. >> jaylen brownson. >> co sign square. >> he is hard at work. >> back at school, back to reality. >> reporter: so grateful for national win and now putting the students back in front of the athlete. >> something our team pride ourself on and it is something we have to do. students at villanova, you have to come to class. >> even though jaylen will have calculus class today and tomorrow, university announced all classes canceled for this friday. that means nova nation can go to center city and enjoy that parade. we are live at villanova's campus i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". thanks, greg. new at 6:00 a big donation to the the philadelphia police department. >> it is a gift that could save lives. today district attorney seth williams announced a 50 you
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this dollars donation from independence blue cross and path district attorney's association. they will purchase narcan, it is a a nasal spray that can be given to heroin overdose victims by police to prevent deaths. >> police officers and emt's have been trained to how to safely use this. for the record that we have from the police department, people have been saved on our streets in every zip code with the exception of two, as a result of the use of narcan. >> in 2014, heroin overdoses led to more than 350 deaths in philadelphia. south jersey teacher, school bus driver and a high school student are a monk 16 people facing child pornography charges. new jersey state attorney general, announced their arrests, in hamilton township mercer county. this is all part of the operation safe guard, authorities targeted suspects using on line file sharing
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networks to distribute child porn. suspect thomas guzzi is from pitman and taught at winslow elementary school from vineland. >> we have no evidence that these defendants assaulted or inappropriately touched any children, if there are any witnesses, or victims out there who have any evidence concerning these defendants, please let us know. >> guzzi has been suspended from his job. still to come on "eyewitness news" tonight, his boosts some of the most dangerous intersections in the country and now mayor kenney want to make the roosevelt boulevard safer. how you can help? and dog that wears shade, look at this style, it is for recovery, first of the kind procedure that this pup had didn't right here in our area, kate? we are tracking showers heading in the day thursday, behind that another blast of cold air is going to be a cold start to april. temperatures have been up and down and we're heading back down again. we will time out showers and tell you how cold it will get and when snow flakes could fly
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as we continue tonight, rooting for change. today the city of philadelphia announced public forum to discuss ways to make roosevelt boulevard safer. there has been 3,000 crashes on the 14-mile highway over the past five years, including at least 20 pedestrian deaths. mayor jim kenney says city officials, septa and penndot will host five forums this month and the first is set for next thursday night, at the four points sheraton along the boulevard. >> pedestrians need to be protect and we have a responsibility as a city to
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come up with ideas to protect them. it is a state highway. we will work in conjunction with the commonwealth. there is very interested in solving this problem also and governor is committed to doing it. aim sure we can get something done that will have an positive impact on the conditions there. >> reporter: the forum is part of the five million-dollar root for a change program. on the cbs-3 healthwatch, break through, three dimensional technology to save lives of dogs. man's best friend. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here with how it works and first dog tested on it. >> reporter: this is so will cool, guys. we know penn, the university of pennsylvania, school of veterinary medicine, does some amazing things. well, now they are taking brain surgery to a whole new level. clobber has gotten used to wearing sunglasses for fun at penn vet where he is treated like a movie star. >> he loves all of the people he meets, he loves all of the dogs he meets, he just loves, he is a happy dog. >> reporter: kelly, a vet student who rescued clobber
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found a funny lump on his head. imaging showed a skull cancer. the only hope first of the the kind brain surgery using 3-d technology. >> all of this is extending town to his nose. >> reporter: using these scans penn designed fabrication lab created 3-d models. the it shows mass before the surgery and white one is what it would look like, after. showing how much of the skull had to be removed. >> if you don't have a model in front to say i know, an eye will sit here so we will have to move the eye out of the way. >> reporter: one than wood a vet neurosurgeon said the team also had this mesh implant custom fitted, made ahead of time to replace the portion of the clobber a's missing skull. >> so you did the surgery before you actually worked on the dog. >> yes, done surgery, second time we are doing it. >> reporter: this is clobber three months after the surgery for a checkup, and he is doing better than expected. >> he is great, like normal, happy self. this is why i got into vet
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medicine and to necessity that this will help, other animals and other people like me to be able to help their dogs is just amazing. >> reporter: isn't that terrific? now penn vet does not charge for any animals being treated with 3-d technology which is still considered experimental and it is now also collaborating with the nih to create a web site that shows cases of three three dimensional to help owners and vet students to understand k-9 brains. is this a macing ? we have links for you a at cbs philly.com, click on health and i will post it on our facebook and social media pagees very special people. >> yes judge anyone with a doggies going, good news. >> eyes are glued. >> thanks, stephanie. lets check with kate for our forecast. we have a big parade coming up on friday. >> we do indeed and good news we have rain thursday, we have a lot of cold this weekend. parade is wedged in the middle and not too bad. it will be chilly out there
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but we could have a lot worse day certainly for the parade. it could have been tomorrow with rain, saturday with temperatures in the 40's and snow showers. not too bad for that villanova parade but weekend in the looking so great just yet. lets look at what is happening right now a a few high clouds drift nothing over center city philadelphia at the moment. clouds increase as our next storm heads our way and that is the system that will bring rain throughout the day tomorrow. not just a complete wash out of the day but scattered showers and heaviest showers look to be through mid afternoon hours. we will time that out in a moment. you can he see waves rolling in here on our live neighborhood network. beach patrol headquarters in margate, only a few months from now when i show you this camera this time of the night there will be people on the beach. certainly not now, it doesn't feel like we are close. take a look at this morning's low temperatures we have bottomed out at 15 in mount pocono 20, in allentown, atlantic city, 22, broke the record of 24. trenton at 24.
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wilmington 29 and 30 at the airport. your average last freeze date though, actually we're right on target. we usually hit that last freeze somewhere in mid-april here in philadelphia, not even mid-april yet. even though this seems out of the ordinary it may be just partially because we were so used to that warm march. we thought spring started. now that is our average last freeze and we're still in that time frame early april for shore, late april for lehigh valley and early may for northern poconos. storm scan three shows generally clear skies but clouds are starting to build in we can see our next weather maker that system off to the west, moving through by tomorrow morning and head through during the afternoon and then clear out tomorrow evening. bringing warmer temperatures just briefly with it and then temperatures will drop again in the weekend. fifty-two right now. not too bad. fifty-one in reading. forty-nine wilmington. forty-eight in millville. lets time this out 10:00 o'clock tonight the just a few clouds. tomorrow morning you you can see by 8:00 a.m. a few
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scattered showers moving in. that could impact your morning commute and then heaviest of the rain looks like around the lunch hour. pretty heavy rain and gusty thunderstorm around 1:00. that is not the end of it. look at this batch of showers. that will swing through in the evening. 7:00 o'clock we are dealing with wet weather that could slow down your evening commute. then we have a dry day on friday. i have got this at parade time. just a a few cloud, breaks of sun, in the bad but here comes our next system that swings through during the day saturday, scattered rain showers and see purple, maybe a few snow showers. temperatures in the 40's. we are not talking about a accumulation with this. just too late in the season but certainly you can see white rain on saturday as we do have cold air in the upper a atmosphere. offer night mostly cloud which showers around late tonight. forty-nine is your low. tomorrow mostly cloudy, breezy, milder at 62 with you we do have showers around during the day. lets fast forward to good news how about that. first pitch forecast on monday phillies home opener, padres in town and partly sunny a and
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seasonal with a high of 60 degrees your first pitch temperature as well, not too bad but first we have to get through the weekend. the showers tomorrow, brief rest on friday and then saturday is unsettled, sunday, sunny but cold but things do get better next week. >> thanks, kate. breaking news now chopper three live over a crash on interstate 295 in logan township gloucester county. van traveling southbound flipped several times and came to rest in the north bound lanes. several people were thrown from that van. emergency personnel are on the scene you can see them there traffic in the area is backup. we will monday to this for you back in just a moment.
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in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us.
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the sports just keep on coming, one exciting night after the next. >> we will take it yes. >> this is big. >> this is big night. >> big. >> huge. >> i want to tell the people, but that. regular season end on sunday, so, now or never for flyers. now it his games in five days, essentially they have to pick five you points to pick up a playoff spot. tonight they are visiting detroit. look at morning skate before they took off for the day. flyers won three straight and six out of seven. flyers captain claude giroux talk about this and really getting over that last loss to the penguins. >> i don't think in pittsburgh we played our game. so we will in the compare our game to when we play in pittsburgh because that is not the team we want to be or how we want to play. we need to look back at what we have to do and go back to how we were playing. >> on to baseball now phillies abe red in about 35 minutes in cincinnati. go check out 22-year old aaron
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nola, right-hander made his big league debut last summer. he could be ace of the future. highlight tonight at 11:00. you have to be the cause to be the boss. you think wildcats are chill since they won a national title. media availability today. their center city parade was on friday but right now they are still answering questions about that epic run and jay wright received a very special phone call. >> president obama was cool, as usual, very, he talked about the game and it was the best college, ncaa final ever. he talk about chris jenkins he said tell chris jenkins he was really cool and he invited us to the white house. i told him my wife has a crush on him. he said make sure she comes, i want to take a picture with her. >> very cool. >> tradition unlike, any other, the masters, you can see it by the the way on the weekend here on cbs-3.
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today was par three contest 80 year-old carrie. >> what are you trying to show me here, don. >> wait for it. he is still a playa. >> yes, the hole in one. >> the ultimate high kick. >> that is right, a little celebration. >> trademark dressed in black. >> masters week, i love it. >> love it, love it. >> always fun. >> that is a sure sign of spring, azaleas are blooming. >> except for weather we have here not a sure sign of spring. >> masters are. >> we will be right bac spokesbox: ♪ go paperless, don't stress, girl ♪ ♪ i got the discounts that you need ♪ ♪ safe driver ♪ accident-free ♪ everybody put your flaps in the air for me ♪
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we will, every week night at 1:00 you ask and nicole brewer answers. >> tonight, matt from south jersey wants to know what is off shore banking? is it illegal? it is a a good question. nicole whip will join us with the answer tonight at 11:00. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00. we are back at ten on our sister station cw fill ape we're back here at 11:00. coming up next, "cbs evening news". tonight did you know some 64 million americans do not have the internet at home. a look at the digital divide and what is being done to combat it. and pope francis helps a a five-year old girl suffering from a rare disease, check off an item on her bucket list. from new york now here's scott pelley. >> take care family. we will see you tonight.
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