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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". now at noon, the race for president runs through philadelphia. another campaign some for bernie sanders bees and bill clinton will be here for stomp for his wife, hillary clinton. the democrats battling it out for votes in pennsylvania. good afternoon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. we have team three coverage this afternoon, let's start with alexandria hoff, live in
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center city, where bernie sanders spoke this morning. alex? >> reporter: that's right, good afternoon, well, democratic power houses have been in and out of this room, all week, governor wolf seeking, or speaking yesterday, hillary clinton then earlier this morning, bernie sanders. now, sanders, he didn't just get here this morning, he has been here since yesterday. he was able to actually pull a large crowd in north philadelphia last night, by his count, he had about 14,000 people out for that. but with less than three weeks to go, before the pennsylvania primary, this room, this room we're in right now, the afl-cio convention will be crucial for both candidate, both clinton and sanders hoping to appeal to union delegates, labor, union member, so again, endorsement will be a powerful one. >> my view after trade union
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movement is right in the middle of that struggle. to stand up and say to the billionaire class sorry, you are not going to have it all, sorry, we are not going to allow your grief to continue to destroy the working families of this country. >> yes, he earned several rounds of standing ovation there. he spoke with that same zel crowds come to expect from senator sanders, focusing much on speech, his work, expanding minimum wage to $15. reporting live in center city, alexandria hoff, we send it back to you. >> thank you, lets guess to trang do live in mt. airy where bill clinton will be speaking this afternoon, frank? >> i don't know if you can hear me, they have the music going, as you can see, this gym is starting to fill up with hillary clinton supporters. now, this is one of several campaign stops that former president clinton is making on behalf of his wife here, in
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pennsylvania, right now, he's actually attending a church celebration over at the convention center. he's expected to take the podium here at about 1:15 here at the dorothy emanuel rec center. now the clinton's are focusing their effort in pennsylvania to speak ahead of the april 26 primary. secretary clinton made two appearances, in philadelphia, yesterday, she gave a speech at the afl-cio convention at the convention center downtown, as she vowed to block any trade deal harmful to the u.s., prom i cents seat at the table for organized labor f there she joined mayor, at round table event, before taking off for pittsburgh. and back here, in mt. airy, former president clinton again is expected to take this podium, and just about an hour, now, after this, he's scheduled to head on over to scranton for another organized event this evening, from there, he is expected in erie on friday. but for now, live in east mt. airy, trang do, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thanks a lot, frank. meantime, hillary clinton is in new york today, ahead of
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the state's april 19 primary. she arrived at yankee stadium, spoke with reporters and supporters, then, hopped on the subway and made couple of stops. clinton and sanders will debate next thursday at the brooklyn navy yard. gop presidential candidates are also in delegate rich new york. donald trump is look to go rebounds in his home state after tuesday's lost to ted cruz in wisconsin. at a rally in long island last night, hit back at cruz for criticizing new york values at a past debate. >> and i've got this guy standing over there, looking at me, talking about new york values, with scorn on his face with hatred, with hatred of new york. so folks, i think you can forget about him. >> john kasich is back on the campaign trail after detouring to deliver his state-of-the-state address in ohio last night. he has a town hall meeting set in brooklyn tonight. and stay with "eyewitness news" for everything you need
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to know on the race for the white house. we will have continuing coverage on tv and our website >> well, it is rainy and windy. but warmer. >> the roller coaster ride we call weather is continuing this afternoon. >> let's get a first look at the weather forecast with katie. what's it look being like, katy? >> it is not nice outside, pretty ugly beginning to the afternoon, unfortunately, at least here in philadelphia. a loft us have at least gotten through the morning for the most part without a hitch here. now, you can see the activity just over my shoulder, a lot of the moisture starting to fall in the form of some pretty steady rain. and actually, a wind driven, call it, a shower, but really just a line of wet weather, that is pushing through, at this point, across the delaware border, that's going to continue to make it rounds through the i95 corridor, and then across the bay into southern new jersey, so, everyone's getting hit by this, guys, if you haven't seen the raindrops yet give it time. out to the live neighborhood network shot. shot we were able to see far in the distance before. if you look real closely you
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can just barely make out the center city skyline. the tell tail raindrops also on the camera lens here, telling us, that obviously, the wet weather is here, and it will be here generally through the midday. a win advisory, also posted, not in southeastern pennsylvania, but central southern new jersey, all of delaware, until 6:00 tonight. and that's for gust that is could peak as high as 45 miles per hour. now the winds aren't horrible down near the shore right now, but they are certainly pretty noticeable, and they're so in philadelphia, as well, 60 degrees right now, so we are warming up in advance of the full passage of this front, of course, trade off is it is just, yes, nasty afternoon, un folding out there. so have the wet weather gear ready to go if burr ready to leave the house here now, but later on today, those showers do start to become more scat nerd nature, and eventually, we're talking about snowflakes, i will explain in the full seven day forecast, coming up, jim. >> we don't want to hear that. pennsylvania governor tom wolf visited abington to promote
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his government that works plan. it calls for total gift ban for public officials, increased lobbying oversight, contracting reform, and more government transparency. later this afternoon, the governor will sign two anti-discrimination executive orders covering staying ate cyst under his jurisdiction and state contractors. the orders prohibit discrimination on many factors, including sexual orientation, gender expression, or identity. meantime, mississippi faces corporate backlash over so-called religious freedom law. joins north carolina in allowing businesses and government to deny service to lesbian, gay, by sexual, transgender people based on their personal religious beliefs. correspondent mark vast man has more. >> i'm here to sell cake, not to judge who to sell it to. >> own's campbell's bakery there is republican says the state's religious freedom law bad poor business. >> we now have target on our
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back, and we are going to have to explain to our customers, no, no, we don't agree with the bill. >> major corporations, agree. >> on wednesday, nine of them, including general electric, and hyatt hotels, sent letter to mississippi governor fill bryant, saying, they're disappointed to see the legislature and governor's office pass discriminatory legislation. >> after weeks of protest, governor brian signed the bill into law on tuesday. allowing businesses and government to deny services to lgbt individuals based on personal religious beliefs. recent pole indicated nearly two thirds of mississippians support the new law, but it isn't stopping national brands from trying to intervene. >> wife ' seen with companies that actually go farther, and give their message, by saying they're going to do something to pull out of the state, or cancel project. >> one of those businesses is pay pal. on tuesday, the company
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announced it would pull more than 400 jobs from north carolina after that state passed similar legislation to mississippi. >> most lgbt activist also happy to see that this is being taken up as mantle of the business community, but not measure bridge clear how much of an impact that's going to have. >> mark straws man, cbs news, atlanta. >> coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news", it is like something out after movie script. resident in washington state on alert after two patients escaped from a pschiatric ward. why police say they're a danger to the public. and, a new push to find one of the suspects in the brussels terror attacks. the new video officials hope will lead them to the man still on the loose. whether we come
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>> wild fires turning to -- continue to burn oklahoma. in one county four separate fires merged into a single blaze, covering more than 55,000 acres, wind gusts top 50 miles an hour, not only fanning the flames, but bringing down power lines. most haven't seen significant rainfall in 100 days. meanwhile, police searching for two patients who disappeared from pschiatric hospital in washington state. >> authorities say michael ex and err adams, anthony garber, ill and pose threat to the public. last seen last night possibly escaped through window in
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their room. >> arrested for murder 2013, but found not competent to stand trial. adams was also found not competent to stand trial in a domestic violence case. >> more than two weeks after the terror attacks in brussels, authorities there launch a public appeal to find the man in the house. >> escaped, as two accomplices blew themselves up. correspondent jonathan shows us new video of the man moment after the bombing. >> prosecutors belgium release this new surveillance video captured the suspect as he commonly escaped the airport after bombings killed 16 people. he's wearing that now familiar light colored jacket, and black fishing hat. >> cameras spotted the man walking in front of the sheridan hotel and exiting through the avis car rental lot. at one point police say the suspect ditched his jacket to avoid detection. nearly two hours later, he was
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seen wearing a blue button down shirt on the streets of brussels, before disappearing for good. the surveillance clip offers the most detailed account how the only airport attack tear survive escaped. >> police say the suspect was among a group of at least four terrorist who is targeted both the airport and the subway station. killing 32 people. authorities released this photo of the suspect, immediately after the attacks, he is seen pushing luggage cartier long two men in in black, police blew themselves up. belgium authorities hope the public's help will pick up where surveillance video left off. jonathan, cbs news, london. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news", being national champs has its perks. >> we already know president obama gave coach jay wright a call, but now hearing some of it. we'll gave you a listen. katy? >> and brooke, we are now sitting in at least some parts of the delaware valley, in a severe thunderstorm warning. so i'll have the latest updates on this breaking
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sixers rebuild being passed onto someone else. general manager sam hennessey stepping down, he announced his resignation with 13 page letter to the team's ownership group. hinkie took over three years ago, asking fans, to trust the process, as he stockpiled, the team will replace hinkie with long time executive brian co-angelo the son of jerry
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co-angelo, the sixers chairman of basketball operations. >> the sports worlds is a strange one sometimes. flies host the maple leaps needing a win after falling to detroit last night, the flyers will be hoping the red wings pull out another win against boston tonight. now, heart to swallow after beat down jimmy howard and the wings put on the fly guys. orange and black never got their legs back under them, first period, darren, capitalized on the turn over by shane, the flyers fall in a shut south three-nothing. >> well, it is a tradition unlike any other got underway in august gust that, jordan. combination with a ceremonial first t shot taken by previous champions on palmer, nicklaus, gary player. palmer did not hit a shot this year, but was in attendance. all eyes will be on jordon spieth this weekend as the 22
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year old goes for a second straight green jacket. you can watch the third round and final round live at the masters right here on cbs-3, coverage begins on saturday at three p.m. and sunday at 2:00 p.m. you can catch up on the first rounds and second round highlight tonight at is 1:35, friday at 11:35, and you can see live streaming of all four rounds at cbs philly sports. com. >> and because of the late night masters coverage, the late show with stephen colbert will air at 11:50 tonight and tomorrow, will return to it normal 11:35 time on monday. >> and it looks like the national championship craziness will keep ongoing for the wildcats and their fans. >> it also seems nova has a new fan. a very high profile one, at that. >> you know, really, high character team throughout this thing. it was a pleasure to watch. and congratulate all of them, and tell jenkins that he looked pretty cool out there. taking that shot.
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chief executive is inviting the wildcats to the white house later this year, too. >> and reminder you can see the parade of champions, liver at 1:00 p.m., right here on cbs-3, and on our website pretty cool stuff. >> absolutely. >> nothing like bringing the party down with a severe thunderstorm warning. >> now it is on you, come on, keep it going. >> actually, just breaking into the weather center. we do have a severe thunderstorm warning posted just for small little cross section of the delaware valley, that's where we turn our focus right away, wind driven storms, heavy downpours, some very gusty wind, thankfully nothing worse than that. however we could see some gusts peak up to 06 miles per hour out of this, so it is enough that, you know, you certainly want to stay inside if you sit in this zone. let's get right to t we start off by taking/to the actual severe thunderstorm warning, again, only handful of counties and only few sections of the said county. delco, new castle county in it, most of chester county, for the storm that basically,
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you can pick it right out on radar, where we turn our focus next, here's the three hour loop of the storms pushing through, at this point, no lightning reported, it is all just win driven rain really, guys. so you know, that's what you will be coming up against here, very, very strong winds driven rain, if you are trying to travel through this, and right here, this is the guy we're tracking for the potential of severity with heavy downpours and the wind. zeroing in on tax looks like it is about ready to come down on kennett square, downingtown, for example. we will get some of the precipitation rates out of this, we zero in on some of the darker shades, and there are indications from doppler that you're seeing almost two and three quarters inches per hour. obviously it won't be raining for full hour, but that's pounding rain that's going to just drench you and certainly lead to blinding travel for you. so, try to slow it down out there, don't even leave the house if you can spare the time until this get out of here, you can really see nice center of circulation back here, over the great lakes region, residual moisture
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eventually sweeps through, bring some residual scattered showers, but what we're seeing right now, that is the leading edge of the front. so looking at the temperatures, still awfully mild here, still sitting at 16 -- 60, trenton, 62 dover, may even get another degrees or two before it is said and down, however, off to the south really just carving out through the midwest, really see where the front has already cleared through. you're down in the 40's in columbus, for example, you know, basically nearly 20 degrees difference from us to columbus, where the colder air is coming in, now that said, wind advisory posted, all of delaware, gusts up to 45 miles per hour, i won't be shock if we hear of power outage or two, if any wires do come down from the branches that may do the same. but that said, we're in the brunt of it now, so it is a matter of time, folks, even the next couple of hours, things calming down, granted still breezy, heaviest rain going, and done with it, lingering showers granted but should be scattered through the early evening rush, then
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clearing out completely by the time we hit friday. that bodes very well, obviously, for the championship parade we were just talking about. breezy day, cooler day, but hey, at least it is dry. we'll have that on our side. another disturbance comes saturday, yes, a couple of snow showers are very possible, out of that, it will be cold enough to support it, i but i don't think do you have worry about accumulation out of it, thank goodness for. that will still chilly sunday, at least the sun is back, should rebounds to more seasonable territory in time for the phillies home opener, as well. so that is some better news down the road. >> yes. >> exactly, thank you very much, katie. meanwhile, coming up: video sure to put a smile on your face, we're back in two and
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>> south korea today, special gift. >> china presented its northern neighbor with pair of giant panda's, flown on specially chartered flight, south korea received its first panda's from china in 1994 to mark the second anniversary of diplomatic ties, these pandas will be cared for at the amusement park. >> i love panda's. >> i know, they're your favorite. >> it is the coolest thing in the world. >> that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. kate, all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00 we're always on line for you at >> the young and the restless is next.
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>> nick: i know you didn't just happen to stop by to check on dad. >> adam: what are you presuming, nick? >> nick: you know, you keep saying you're done with dad and newman, yet here you are. what's going on, adam? >> adam: he asked me to come by. >> nick: yeah, he wants you to do something for him. i heard you talking. >> adam: then you heard what he asked me? >> nick: yeah, he wants you to run the company the way he would until he can get out of prison and make his big comeback. you've just been biding your time. well, now here's your chance. and to hell with what the rest of us want. >> adam: you got it all wrong. >> well, you're damn lucky. that knife barely missed your heart. >> victor: i don't consider being stabbed in the ribcage as being lucky. >> unfortunately, i'm about to make your bad day worse. v


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