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>> today is thursday april 14th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. i'm's brook thomas. some parts of the area under a freeze warning and katie and meisha are here keeping an eye on things. >> yeah, good morning. it isn't affecting the roads too much right now. they are looking good, katie. >> when you are dealing with the frost and freeze warnings, it effects vegetation thaw are worried about. maybe your easter lilies managed to survive an entire month. well done, i'm impressed but it is chilly out there. 36 degrees in middletown ship high school. we will go out live to the neighborhood network. look at that beautiful day. beautiful colors strewn across the horizon there. such a is in looking start to the morning. that is the key. it looks lovely but you walk outside and want to have that extra layer ready to go. have a fleece, sweat shirt ready because you want to dress in layers. storm scan, erget plenty of sunshine on tap. warmest spot is at the a airport right now, everyone else throughout these outlying
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suburbs in the mid 30's generally speaking. the little colder depending on location. the frost advisories, freeze warnings just strewn all around, say for philadelphia county and delco. only few spots that are not sitting in one. the as day goes on in the resort towns we are mid 50's generally speaking. 62 degrees under sunshine at philly international. beautiful afternoon unfolding but we are on a slow, creep, guys, on the thermometer, every single day is going to get milder and milder. so by the time we hit the seven day here and i will show you this later in the the she we will have surpassed within of these averages. the easily the april within for sure but, just how warm will it get? i will have the answer coming up. meisha a, over to you. >> sound good, katie, great news. really good news in the world of traffic too because travel is looking good this morning. good morning everyone. the just waking up we are so glad you are here looking great. like i said schuylkill taillights moving in the eastbound direction past 202
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and in the westbound side you can see, everything is holding steady. i have been watching this for quite sometime, schuylkill is basically holding steady and just a beautiful shot here. the nice and quiet. 202, headlights moving in the southbound direction at route 252, make note, and he has got wonderful company out here. this is one area we are starting to heat up on, 95 south at cottman we can expect this but this is little heavier then normal. for those taking i-95 south at cottman or around cottman this is basically what you are looking at right now. it happens to be heaviest trips of the entire morning. other than 95 south at cottman we are looking good. 422 eastbound headlights past oaks you can see what this is looking at, looking good, every within traveling at 55 miles an hour. in the world of the mass transit, looking great, a airport for those taking travel by flight today everything is looking good at the airport as well, jim, over to you. well, search is on right new for a hit and run driver. >> motorcyclist was killed
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after being dragged 200 feet in port richmond. "eyewitness news" reporter just continue finch is live outside a id with the latest on the investigation, good morning, justin. >> reporter: well, brook, jim, good morning. the as you mentioned the search is on for a pontiac suv driver that struck a man, dragged him and left him for dead. police do now have that suv in their custody but now they are after the driver. lets take you to video as about 9:30 last night, 24th district police responded to calls of a hit and run with injuries. the scene here aramingo and lehigh where police found a managed 35 unconscious with several injuries. he later would die at hahnemann hospital. eyewitnesses told police that rick tim was riding a vespa type met or vehicle. they saw a pontiac, going south on aramingo and then turning right on to lehigh. that is where that pontiac reportedly hit the man, knocking him from his met or bike at that port richmond
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corn are. the pontiac dragged that victim some 200 feet on westbound lehigh where he was later somehow shaken free. pontiac with its new york state tags was later found at cedar and madison also in port richmond, in sign though of the driver. the accident investigation division is working the case, and meantime police are reminding drivers to remain at crash scenes, whether there are injuries or not. >> we're certain that the driver was striking the vehicle will and realized what he did and the fact that he didn't render any aid that you drove from the scene, after causing this fatal auto accident. now we are looking a at some serious charges. >> reporter: there are indications this morning that police have an idea who this driver is and where that driver may possibly live. that pontiac suv is being processed for fingerprints and dna. police have yet to see the victim tied last night. we are live from outside a id, justin finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
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brook and jim, back over to you good thanks, very much justin. five people are hurt after an overnight fire rips through a row home in brewerytown. authorities say flames started in the basement around 2:30 on the 2900 block of nicholas street. crews were able to get the fire under control and then in a half an hour but we're told, we're told injuries are not life threatening. right now investigators are trying to figure out how the the fire started. meanwhile in other news a 14 year-old girl is expect to make a full recovery after police say to that she was stab during a school fight. it happened just before 9:00 a a.m. yesterday morning at jay cook elementary school in logan. philadelphia school officials say two girls were fighting in the third floor hallway when one girl grabbed a pair of scissors, and stabbed her classmate in the upper chest and arm. the alleged suspects aunt spoke with "eyewitness news". >> what was the fight over. >> he said/she said, i see this boy, female stuff, regular school stuff that goes on in this year for some reason. >> the 14 year-old's injuries were not believed to be life
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threatening. pennsylvania will soon be the 24th state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. the state house overwhelmingly approved the medical marijuana bill yesterday and now it heads to governor tom wolf who says he will sign the bill sunday. "eyewitness news" talked to the woman who lives in montgomery county and she says that she hopes that this will help her 12 year-old son. he suffers from seizures. >> we have tried 13 medications, and he continues to fail all of the medications. we decided it was worth the fight. my husband had pancreatic cancer. we wanted to make sure it wasn't just foresee showers. >> wolf released a statement yesterday saying i am proud, excited to iron this bill that will provide long overdue medical relief to patients and families who can benefit from this treatment. happening today, temple students, and people living in north philadelphia a are planning to protest, the football team's proposed new stadium. the group will start at 2:00 p.m. at bell tower, the community is protesting 126
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million-dollar stadium that within built in north philadelphia. they have been doing this for months. they say it will bring noise, traffic, and hurt the character of that are neighborhood. well on the campaign trail ted cruz is sharpening his attacks against donald trump and could be a dramatic day in the democratic race for the white house. the as don champion tells us, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are set to square off in a debate tonight. >> here tonight. >> reporter: on the eve of tonight's critical insuring debate, bernie sanders drew 27,000 people to manhattan's iconic washington square park, one of the largest crowd yet of his campaign. >> our campaign today has the momentum. >> reporter: polls show clinton with a more than ten-point lead over sanders in new york. >> i need your help, to go to the polls to vote not just for me, my name will be on the ballot, but vote for yourself. >> reporter: on the republican side, ted cruz continues to blast donald trump on his
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campaign tactics. >> donald and his team it the is almost like they are subjects in a clinical course in psychology. >> reporter: last night donald trump talked about jobs a at a rally in pittsburgh. >> pennsylvania, we know this this, provided steel to the entire world. the it will happen again. >> reporter: outside the rally police were called into control clashes between hundreds of trump supporters and pro to testers. several a rest where is made. don champion for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, you have four days left to file your taxes, coming up in a little will while is last minute tips for pro cross nateers. >> after more than 20 season in the nba, l.a. laker kobe bryant takes his final shot, i'm terry okita the at the staples center in los angeles with his retirement just a ahead. and some local kids who just won a major science competition, invention that blew you away competition is coming up.
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♪ i got the discounts that you need ♪ ♪ safe driver ♪ accident-free ♪ everybody put your flaps in the air for me ♪ welcome back everyone. some local students are now regional winners in one of the world's largest science competitions. >> "eyewitness news" was at
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the waldron mercy academy in merion station where three, fifth graders won for their faux ton cruiser. it is a mini car that leaves a reduced carbon footprint that using a system of clean energy. we have talk to the young winners. >> we started with a children's toy that just evolved, into this. >> the it turns and created energy. we used the energy to power the car. >> science competition called explore a vision dates back to 1992. >> good for them. >> um-hmm. >> i was than the very good in science. >> in. >> no. >> that is why i'm in tv, yes. >> i was good in science i know katie is. she has to tell me what it will be like for the rest of the week. >> we do need to analyze these things. we are looking at pretty frankly boring weather over next couple days. making my job awfully easy. storm scan three nice and clear with high pressure
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overhead for days to come. what that will do ace how for more and more sunshine. any wet weather that might be out there to get bypassed over our area, and equated to it a business route you see off to the freeway. you get diverted out head towards businesses but you just stay on the freeway here in terms of the weather pattern, analogy that goes with that. expecting sunshine, any moisture off to the south stays there or will get shunted away from our area. that will help temperatures maryland rate up in the days ahead. we will look ahead to the climatic data not just regional will wide but nationwide, and it looks like this is rare to see anything. it looks like it will be at least semi above average for week of april 21st to 27th here but meanwhile center of the you had well above average with the nice push of warmth, coming up that way as we look forward in the forecast. here at home expecting generally just a little bit above average and you will see that in the seven day forecast. today is another great day for
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baseball. pretty much perfect baseball weather. bright, sunny, cool, granted so have your phillies sweat shirt as opposed to a t-shirt. we don't have a breeze, and that business person special at height have the of the day, end up with that stronger april sun. it will feel nice. sixty-two is what we're expecting for the official high, couple extra degrees tacked on with every passing take. we will peak on monday, notice a a few cloud start to pop up in that icon, that is sign of things to come. new front waiting in the wings at that point and temperatures drop off by tuesday and wednesday. it is just a a slow creep, and it is all good looking forward. nothing but sunshine every day through the weekend. >> it is wonderful. >> the world of travel things are looking good too. i typically don't say wonderful in the world of travel, ever, especially in the mornings because we know it is busy but things are looking good. we were dealing with morning construction, this has been cleared out. we have one minor accident on i-95 moving in the southbound direction that has been cleared out of the way. what we're dealing with is
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just your neighbors, that is it, looking good. take a look interstate i-95 in the southbound direction the at cottman. thinks where we did have a a mine offer accident that has been since cleared, easing that tension. which say about 15 minutes ago we were looking at interstate i-95 and it looks busy. i remembered thinking this is busier then what we normally see. it turned out when i was walking up here an accident occurred, minor one that got cleared out of the way. you can see tension is eased in this area. boulevard you can see it heating up here boulevard in the southbound direction and as we jump on the schuylkill, this is what we are dealing work schuylkill westbound, plenty of headlights out there. we can expect that. new that we have push in the 16:00 o'clock hour it will heat up. delaware county i-95 north and 452 looking good and patco trains, delayed five to zero minutes because of equipment problems. jim, back over to you. well, this should get your attention, free coffee. >> that is right, wawa is giving out free cups of coffee today and thinks just great
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news to get your morning started. there is no catch. today is wawa's 52nd anniversary, so this is how they are celebrating. all you have to does stop by wawa and grab any size cup of coffee and it is free. >> now many of you probably stayed up last night to see kobe bryant's last game. >> what a story bookending, it was. >> what can i say, i'm out. >> kobe's farewell was within for the record books, hear from the lower merion native, next.
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this morning fans are saying good bye to los angeles lakers kobe bryant after 20 seasons, american 33,000 career points, and five nba championships. he scored 23 points in the final quarter last night. terry okita was at staples center, and fans said good bye to the kobe bryant. night belonged to kobe bryant who ended one of the most successful careers in nba history. scoring a season high, 60 points, and a win in his final game. >> after spending 20 years here you cannot do better than this. >> black mumba, received multiple standing ovations and kudos from famous friends. >> it has been absolutely beautiful. i can't believe it has come to
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an end. the 18 time all-star turned pro at just 17, spending his entire career with the los angeles lakers. he helped his team win five titles, was named finals mrp twice and league mvp in 2008. bryant talked about it last night as a laker after the game. >> i'm saying this is last time i will put on a jersey. you know what i mean. then last time i'm running out of a tunnel. >> reporter: sold out crowd included 19,000 fans inside, staples center and hundreds of fans, outside. >> fans forked over two you this dollars on average honorary sale tickets with the most expensive listed at more than $25,000, each. >> kobe is one of a kind and he has changed the game. >> reporter: bryant capped off his career with the story bookending and love him or hate him proved to be a true baller to the very end. >> what can i say, momba out. >> for i okita for cbs-3
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eyewitness muse. love him or hate him. it was an impressive career. >> um-hmm, big, big basketball guy good meanwhile it was also a big night for golden state warriors, they helped to the playoffs with an nba record under their belt. >> it is official. best season in nba history. >> led by step curry 46 points warriors won their seventh third game of the season, one more than the record previous hi held by michael jordan's chicago bulls team. well, coming up, food trucks are taking philadelphia by storm, where more than 200 trucks will pop up at lunchtime today and why. plus, here's one that is tough to explain, an octopus is missing after escaping from an aquarium. we will show you how this thing got a way next, katie. >> this can't miss how does an
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octopus escape. interesting. looking forward to that. we are also, going to see fantastic weather unfold in the forecast, ill a's tell you how licensing this sunny stretch will last, just how warm it will get and when do we start to drop off on the thermometer. full details straight a are you sick of harrisburg politicians like steve santarsiero, who will say or do anything to advance his career? he claims he wrote pennsylvania's gun safety law. but the truth is he didn't. there is no law requiring universal background checks for all gun purchases. his campaign even bragged that he passed 54 bills. in fact, 7 years in harrisburg, steve santarsiero has never passed a single bill into law. i'm shaughnessy naughton. i approve this message because i am not a career politician.
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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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for a look at newspaper headlines from across our region. >> from the burlington county times, mansfield is in the middle of the sixth and final face of the land expansion project that will create a 25-foot deep wedge between the two landfills. it will hold 3 million tons of waste, the project is expect to respond the life of the landfill by about ten years. news journal of the delaware is reporting more issues the at the evergreen apartment complex. that is where boiler problems caused the deaths of the four people from carbon monoxide in march. people live in the second building, needing repairs are told that work will take sometime, and that they have to move, to another property. plus, lose all their belongings, and pay for it. and, delaware county daily times reports demolition is stepping up at granite run mall. first task in the massive demo project a cord to go township officials was to get sears and boscovs separated from the mall infrastructure.
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former side of the jc penny store has been reduced to ruble. movie theater is plan to sit on that site. >> that is a a look the a newspaper headlines from a cross the delaware valley. well, prison break meets finding nemo. >> except this story has an octopus. he found a weak spot in his tank in a new seal land aquarium and he got away through a run off pipe. now, they are known to be very intelligent, but, an all points bulletin will not be put out for inky. officials say he is just back enjoying his natural habitats. good for him, for escaping. anyway, coming up in the next half an her of "eyewitness news" comments donald trump made in pittsburgh that his campaign is work to go clarify this morning. and did you file your taxes yet? well, you have extra time this year but the clock is ticking, we are live with some last minute tips for procrastinators, meisha. well, we have got a great
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looking live, at boat house row, it is a little chilly waking up this morning but that is not stopping rowers from getting out there. >> good news we're warming up, katie will let us necessity when we will hit 07 degrees. >> i'm jim donovan. >> it is 6:30. time to get you caught up. here's what you need to know today in your morning minute. >> it is a 35 year-old victim, after being struck, was pulled, according to witnesses drag. >> reporter: philadelphia police say is there a driver who likely knows they struck a man, pontiac struck the 35 year-old man on a motorbike.
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>> new day in pennsylvania, marijuana a ace medicine accounts that is coming to pennsylvania. >> reporter: pennsylvania house of representatives, approved a medical marijuana bill. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders are set to square off in the debate tonight just days before the crucial, new york primary. >> how is joe paterno, will we bring him back? >> baffling moment from the rally when trump asked about penn state's famous former football coach. >> it did seem a little bit strange. >> bryant, on the move, with the jumper. >> the night belonged to basketball star kobe bryant who ended one of the most successful careers in nba history. >> i spent 20 years here. you can the not write stuff better than this. >> great night for basketball, great day for the weather. >> you said it, absolutely, bright, sunny skies. in fact we saw sun popping up over the horizon five minutes or so.
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as we continue to rise over the horizon it will only warm things up from here. this is a day you dress in layers for sure. we are off to a chilly start. we are dealing with freeze warnings and frost advisories. we will outline that for you with a quick check of storm scan. they don't look like this for the next five days, easily guys, barely a cloud in the sky. nothing really to report here and there is no wet weather heading our way anytime soon. here's the freeze warnings and frost advisory blue is the frost. purple is freeze. regardless it is chilly but delaware county as well as philadelphia county not included. it is still will cool enough, to warrant the extra jacket or sweat shirt. 41 degrees at the airport. thirty-one atlantic city. calm wind right now but northeast wind flow will limit warmth you see at the shore w that said expecting temperatures further inland to rebound in the lower 60's, very seasonal and pretty calm wind, it is just a nice spring day. we are looking ahead to here. lets look the a area headlines. gradually these temperatures will only continue to climb so
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we have a great stretch of spring weather, not only with the warming trend but also with the sunshine eventually it will come to a close at some point. i will tell you when, later in the show but tomorrow, the special day where we will have our next in studio weather watcher, lynn springer, joining news house helping to produce the weather and if you would like to maybe end up in our broadcast, making a couple cameos as a weather watcher. sign up. we'd love to hear from you. cbs tore fill out the form and we will get you approved right away. now back inside to you. >> we love to meet weather watchers, thanks very much, katie. happy thursday to you. looking outside, staying local, it looks good. now we can expect that but overall this morning things have looks nice. we have one accident. ninety-five south at cottman. that has been since cleared. you can see there is residual effect is still out there not to mention that around this time right now of the morning it starts to heat up. we are certainlying volume levels. and in longer traveling on
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55 miles an hour, you than can see plenty of brake lights. still, leave your homes earlier this morning and now it is waiting this long and pushing in the 7:00 o'clock. give yourself a couple extra minutes. ninety-five south at cottman looking busy n new jersey 42 freeway north bound at creek road this is what we are looking at approaching 295. we are holding steady at 55 miles an hour, and ben franklin bridge take a look at this, nice, and quiet, at 6:30 in the morning here. quiet moving in the westbound direction. the platt bridge taillights moving in the eastbound direction. and it is also looking quiet there. real quickly mass transit patco trains delayed five to ten minutes in the eastbound direction. brook, over to you. police are looking for the driver wanted for a deadly hit and run in port richmond. investigators have found the suv involved in the crash but police tell us the man was riding his scooter near aramingo and lehigh where the driver of the pontiac suv crashed and dragged him for about 200 feet. the 359 year-old man died at
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the hospital. inside this green truck, seven terror suspects a arriving overnight in the belgium court, one of the men mohammad abrini has admitted to the role in the terror a tax in brussels and paris. they are deciding whether or not men should remain in custody. there is no decision just yet. on the campaign trail donald trump was speak nothing pittsburgh last night when he asked a question about penn state's former football coach that baffled a crowd of thousands, take a listen. >> how is joe paterno, are we go to go bring him back? how about that whole story. >> trump a's spokesperson clarified comments saying g.o.p. front runner was asking about bringing back paterno statue that had been on campus. republican opponent ted cruz is sharpening his attacks on trump. he appeared last night on cnn for a town hall discussion. when asked about marco rubio as a running mate he claims he has not made a decision yet
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but in the ruling him out. on the democratic side hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face off for the last debate before the new york primary on tuesday. clinton has a ten-point lead over sanders in new york. at an event in the bronx she made no mention of her opponent but focused the republican rivals. bernie sanders drew his largest crowd yet to new york's washington square park last night, and taking a break from the, to speak at the vatican. tax deadline is looming, you have until april 18th to file this year. that is three extra days. >> even with the extension of about 25 percent of taxpayers will wait until bitter even. if you have not filed yet cbs news analyst jill schlesinger has last minute tips. so good morning, jill, what should folks need to know. >> when we say folks let's include jen, your favorite producer, because irs says it takes 16 hours to complete
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form 1040. that is average by the way. it is only four hours if you are a 1040e z filer. now, if possible, you do want to file electronically, less than 1 percent of electronic returns have errors compared with 20 percent of paper returns. taxpayers who make less than $62,000 can use free file software to prepare and file their federal returns. if you do expect a refund you will get it faster, three weeks compared that to six to eight weeks for paper filed returns. by the way you can file up until that 11:59 p.m. deadline on april 18th. >> what if you cannot meet the deadline. >> that means you will go on extension. six month extensions are a veilable with form 4868, again, by midnight april 18th, otherwise you will face some nasty penalties for late filing and late payments, it can total almost 50 percent of
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what you owe to your tax bill. remember, extensions have a major caveat, irs gives you extra time to file but not to pay. you have a's got to estimate your tax liability and pay at least 90 percent to avoid a penalty. if you don't have money on hand to pay taxes owed, do not hide, a free 120 day extension to pay the bill. use an installment plan, make an offer in compromise or use a credit card. credit card are expensive because you have big fees by your credit card company. good luck. while we're enjoying weekend you will be doing your taxes. >> i will have a conversation with jen our producer when the show is over. she will file by the deadline. thanks, jill. >> reporter: all right, thanks, guys. for the second straight day 40,000 unionized verizon workers are on strike and along east coast. land line and cable employees have been without a contract since august and they say their main sticking point is job security. verizon is using non-union
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staff in place of the striking workers. it is unclear when they they will head back the two bargaining table. still ahead a lesson in forensic. >> this is from the world series, how do you feel, sir. >> happy. >> hour pat gallen goes head to head with the forensics team, not csi kind but speech and debate kind, coming up. that food truck parked outside our studio but later it will be one of the hundreds, popping up in philadelphia for a special lunchtime, for you. we will tell you where to go and how you will be supporting a good cause next. great price on this yeahno bones about [ laughter ] thousands of blue tags. thousands of low prices. my giant.
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me eat my greens?eow. no, just trying to save you some green. whaaat?! thousands of blue tags. thousands of low prices. my giant. we have some new champions in the state and no, we're not talking about villanova students from will holy ghost prep school in bensalem recently won state title will in a different kind of competition involving speech and debate. our pat gallen joins us with the teams journey. >> yes, very interesting: perhaps you have heard the term forensics and thought about digging through bodies for evidence. that is accurate. this is different type of forensics and one local high school shows me how they do it
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better than the rest. what is so difficult about forgiveness? forensic is application of the science and law and art of the something completely different. >> it is speech, debate drama people write speeches, people debate issues. usually one topic a a month. some people just don't get what we do. >> we are different kind of people. we are not like the sports guys because we don't do sports. but we speak and we act, and it is just awesome. >> reporter: tony is the forensic coach at holy ghost prep in bensalem. he is teaching students how to findly tune their communication skills. he and his crew won another state forensic title last week add to go their precious collection. >> we have 118 state titles. >> what is it like to act and debate with the best? help let me into their club for the day. >> we go out, your chest goes out, your shoulders back, and hand like this.
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>> you are set for future, 76ers that they have a new general manager with good relationships with nba players. >> tapping out, tapping out. >> good job >> faster. >> please sir, come on, it is a wooden leg. >> i'll give you another wooden leg if you want. >> how do you feel, sir. >> happy. >> thank you, i really appreciate what you do and everyone out there thank you for voting for me. i appreciate that. >> willie be a jail next year. >> we will build a wall around you you. >> thank you very much. >> that was my terrible donald trump.
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>> but impressive, smart students. they will all be running the country one day. one student going go to mit, another to harvard. they are well on their way. very good speakers and actors as well. >> most people would rather go to the dentist then speak in public. this is just great, getting up there. they seem very comfortable a. what is with all the of the aerobics. >> all sorts of the stuff happening but they teach you how to breathe, speak, speak well, and tony fiola, at holy ghost prep. eighteen state titles. >> not too shabby, pat? not at all. crews are putting finishing touches on the chinese lantern festival. "eyewitness news" at franklin square where installation is almost complete. we were there with pat among attractions a huge dragon head installed on a 200-foot long giant lantern. festival's opening day is set for next friday, april 22nd. katie, i don't know if you are looking in your crystal ball, to tell us what weather will be like that day but how about today. >> it looks like you might be
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a little bit above average here down the pike for rest of april. that bode well too but our eyewitness weather watchers reporting chill in the air for sure. lets get out to the more outlining suburbs to start off. far north and west where rick is reporting 37 degrees, bright sunshine, sun has been up for about 20 minutes and change or so, it is calm, nice blue skies, this morning and wonderful precursor for weekend. it is looking fantastic down the road. today in the bad at all. 30 degrees is to to start things off from ed. he is seeing full sunshine in atglenn. we will go south in the first state of delaware where freezing mark is sent in from andy, hoist seeing full sunshine and looking ahead to the sun for the rest of the day. that, again is all courtesy of high pressure. it is just not going to be letting up or giving up any time soon. the it is setting up a blocking pattern in the atmosphere, to block any disturbances of any kind from coming our way.
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it is anchor right here, right over basically the great lakes, eastern great lakes and around that high we will see areas of wet weather trying to push our way and they are not going to have a chance to. that is the high. there it is, just hanging out for next couple days and it means that sub shine and stronger april sun angle will start warming things up with every passing day. on the other side effect on days like this at this time of the year is the pollen. any of you suffering from spring allergies be ready, we have high levels of tree pollen for next couple of days that will linger in the rest of the weekend too. look at these temperatures, every day gets warmer and warmer and warmer as do overnight lows too. we do peak on monday, that looks to be the end of this sunny stretch of days where we will see a few more cloud build in and that marks the arrival and passage of the next cold front. knocks temperatures back 10 degrees, and even still on tuesday, that is still a have above average by a few degrees. >> so nice, get outside and enjoy sunshine, good morning
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everyone. this is where we have an accident i-95 at a contacted my pulled out to the shoulder and we are looking at a backup campaign it is looking heavy. volume levels are heavy on interstate i-95 and to they are here as well. take a look the at the schuylkill westbound at boulevard, very, very slow moving here. if you are at the home thinking about heading out know that we are creeping in on the rush hour, 7:00 o'clock hour moving in that direction letting you know it will be slow. vine street expressway is looking okay, moving in the westbound direction, even in the eastbound direction but i will say ten or 15 minutes ago looking at this it looks busier. this is hit or miss on the vine right now. schuylkill taillight moving in the eastbound direction a approaching blue route and what you are driving toward, moving in the eastbound direction that is beautiful sunshine. pack those sunglasses, you will be dealing with sun up and sundowns. back to normal patco looking good path the co trains, delayed five to ten minutes, but like i said that is all
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back to normal. check your schedules on line. jim, back to you. 6:49. there is a lot more coming up on cbs this morning. charlie rose joins us live from new york with the preview. good morning, charlie. >> good morning, brook and jim. we will reveal a new cbs nast poll on the g.o.p. race. plus a man paralyzed shows us how technology a allows him to move his muscles, with his mind. also this, inside the silicone valley lab that is creating diamond, how the synthetic gems compared to the natural ones. jennifer hudson is in studio 57, all that and more, news is back in the morning, we will see new about ten minutes. >> thanks, charlie, we will be watching. meanwhile get your co-workers and friend together and invite them out to lunch. you can help make a real difference today. philadelphia is celebrating dining out for life. for more than 200 restaurant and food trucks across the delaware valley, they are helping to join fight against hiv aid. brook is live outside our studios with one of the food
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trucks participating to day, brook. >> reporter: hey there, jim. this is the 26th year for dining out for life, fourth year for food truck pop up. this is a big day just for you out around lunchtime. i'm here with verna, shawn, we have a whole team out here. verna you organized this entire day, tell me about that. >> this year we have 15 food trucks on locust street between 13th and broad. this is by far the biggest. it will be the best. >> it will be the best. so tell me about tonight, i know, you can also if you like you can go out to dinner and there are restaurants participating and that money will help out with the cause too. >> absolutely, 26 years of dining out for life, money raised goes toward action aids and their program is really phenomenal. they helped men, women, children living with hiv and aid in the delaware valley, more than 5,000 clients a
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year. >> shawn and elizabeth. we have a food truck right here. this looks g i want to get to it. what are you serving. >> today we are serving barbecue and we are serving ribs, pulled pork sliders, pull pork tacos and chile. >> i want to get you you here because i want to see why is this something you wanted to be a part of. >> we tried to partner with anything in the city that we can to help out the when we can. we partnered with philabundance but it is such a great cause and they give back to so many good people that whenever we can help we try to participate. >> verna, back to you. we have food first. lets take a look at this ribs for breakfast. verna, back to you with one more question. how can you find out about restaurants participating. >> go to dining out for
6:52 am >> dining out for, 26th year, fourth year for foot food truck. >> it will be an amazing, food truck. we will be opened for digs willal seating. you can get your, yard action ip a beer service as well. >> thanks very much. thanks for being here with us this morning. thanks for bringing ribs. it smells amazing. jim, i know you wish were you out here. >> i actually had their sandwiches before at the oink and moo truck at a big block party. we are looking forward to it. we will head out later for lunch. once again dining out for life food truck pop up is today from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. around 1300 block of locust street, and you can also fine all of the information on our web site at cbs i have posted on facebook and twitter. we will be right back with three things you need to know before you go, it is three to
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welcome back everyone. before you head out the door it three is to go. >> here are three things to know today. >> search continues for the driver, wanted in a deadly hit and run in port richmond overnight. authorities did find the suv, they believe it is involved in the crime. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders debate tonight in brooklyn. g.o.p. front runner donald trump campaigned in pittsburgh
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yesterday. >> flyers begin their post season quest in washington facing capitals in game within of the playoffs. puck drops at seven. >> that is three to go. >> now lets look at weather and traffic last look. >> it is fantastic outside. just a beautiful start. you were outside. chilly, right. >> yes. >> but fantastic weather. >> fantastic looking good we are starting off at 33 degrees. you can see the frost out identify us town area middle school, that crunchwhy y grassy affect. we rebound in the 60's. beautiful afternoon. dress in layers. by tail even of the weekend 72 , perfect, excuse to make outdoor plans and machine not bad either, few additional clouds and new front comes along to knock back at this pattern by tuesday, meisha. >> katie, thanks very much for that. we have an accident on the westbound vine at 18th street before the parkway, it is block ago this left lane, make net of that, it is very busy around there another accident 95 southbound at academy pulled off to the shoulder,
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look at that sun glare, moving on, schuylkill westbound at boulevard very, very busy there, as well and i have to leave you on a beautiful shot of the ben franklin bridge if i can get there. four on the the schuylkill, 21i9 a southbound, five on the vine, 21 on the the blue route moving in the northbound direction. well, all right, you guys, it will be a beautiful weekend. so tune into our dream drive segment where i met a man sells hundreds of different candy. in the only is he a candy expert but he is an expert in making homemade peanut butter, yum, you can pick some up too. after all that i have to burn some calories. >> wow, wow. >> i found a bike rental stop right by a really beautiful trail and i love to race. so think naturally, things naturally got competitive. a all in good fun. find out the how it all end tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. on dream drive. >> this morning we want to
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congratulate philadelphia a police officers who were honored for their outstanding service. >> the 17th police district advisory council hosted annual blue ribbon awards ceremony in south philadelphia a. families and city represented to congratulate the group. they were all recognized for being awarded employee of the month. >> congratulations to them. >> beautiful. >> next up on cbs to this morning oscar and grammy winner grammy winner jennifer hudson. >> join us bright and relevant i each weekday morning here on cbs-3 at the 4:30 a.m. we are leaving with you boot foot local sol of the boat house row. get outside and enjoy the sunshine. have a great day.
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