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an "outrage," according to newspapers. katie mcginty- tough on wall street ceos, a fighter for pay equity for women. praised by former gov. ed rendell, "she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> hillary clinton is back in our area today, now, that the pennsylvania primary is less than a week away. you can expect to see a lot more of the presidential candidates. good afternoon, everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. here's where many of the candidates will take their campaigns today. hillary clinton is set to make two appearances in
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philadelphia later, one with former attorney general, eric holder in north philly then she will be at an organizing event in fishtown. both of those today, bernie sanders will be in reading tomorrow for a town hall. on the republicans side, ted cruz made a campaign stop in hershey dolphin county, and one a town hall on penn state brandywine campus in media, the other at republican dinner king of prussia. for kasich. no pennsylvania stops announced for donald trump. but he is in harrington, delaware friday. >> our local primaries are quickly approaching. vote letters head to the polls in pennsylvania and delaware in less than a week on april 26th. in new jersey, there is a bit longer wait. june 7th. >> now, huge victories in new york last night helped hillary clinton and donald trump cement frontrunner status, as correspondent tells us, opponents insist they can still win. >> donald trump and hillary clinton celebrated new york
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primary victories with tributes to their home states. clinton chose alicia keys. >> ♪ new york ♪ >> while trump went old school,, frank sinatra. ♪ new york ♪ >> with new yorkers singing their praises, trump and clinton are closer to becoming their parties presidential nominee. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the home stretch, and victory is its sites. >> we don't have much of a race any more. senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. >> the question now becomes what can clinton and trump's opponent do from -- >> if we nominate donald, hillary clinton wins. and hillary wins by double digits. >> ted cruz was shut out in the delegate chase yesterday, and trump now needs just 393 more to clinch the nomination. >> we have a path toward this victory, which we are going to
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fight to maintain. >> bernie sanders pass now much more narrow, he needs to nod only win, but win big in the remaining states. >> you can add the numbers up, to get a way for sanders to survive, but almost need to do some voo-doo to make it work. >> clinton's victory means she only needs 30% of the remaining delegates to win the nomination. craig boswell, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". stay with "eyewitness news", we will bring you updates from the democratic republican races here on tv and our website cbsphilly.com. >> meanwhile, president obama in in saudi arabia meeting with the king, the president expected to put saudi arabia and other allies for greater cooperation and military backing in the fight against isis. members of congress also want the president to press the king over human right issues, and to raise the cases of westerners in press orthopedics in the middle eels. president obama will attend summit on the gulf cooperation council tomorrow. >> the trial of pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane
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could be put on hold. kane was in montgomery courtroom this morning, walt hunter live in norristown with signals the defense is send that could cause that delay. walt? >> well, jim, if you are waiting for the trial of attorney general, kathleen kane, scheduled for august, on charges of perjury, allegedly leaking grand jury document, you may have to wait a little while longer, the reason, this appeal motion, and another one expected to be filed in superior court, that, if granted, and if moves forward, could delay the august trial date. this was the scene this morning, as the attorney general arrived in court, for a pretrial hearing, lasted about 20 minutes, but, during that hearing this morning, her attorney's indicating they would file an appeal with the local court and superior court on various legal issues, following the cosby case, similar appeals have been filed there, could potentially delay kane's trial, i asked attorney gerald, outside, if
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this was a strategy being used similar to the cosby case? >> appeals always delay what's happening in the trial court, you have to also move for a stay, but obviously that's a motion that would be made, and we will make all motions necessary by the circumstances. >> now, the defense attorney emphasized to reporters he did not consider this in anyway to be a delaying tactic, significantly, the defense also withdrew motions had to had filed for hearings on two other allegations, of the prosecution was in their words vindictive, also prosecutors had allegedly leak confidential fbi wiretaps. those charges, those motions, withdrawn, this file, and another to be appealed, it sounds like the case is getting more complicated, in the legal system could spell delays. much more on the story throughout the day, today on
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cbs-3 at 5:00. live from the montgomery county courthouse, walt hunter, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". thank you so much, walt. turning to weather, starting to sounds like broken record, than record sounds good. >> another beautiful day, let's get first look at the forecast, katie is live on the cbs-3 skydeck. >> yes, guys, once again just phenominal weather little cooler than yesterday, still pleasant, very very nice outside on the deck and really everywhere else. nothing but bright sunshine, high pressure now moved since back into the region, also helped the winds to calm down yesterday, was certainly breezy. today you barely have an in the recall breeze. it is just gorgeous spring weather. we take quick peak at storm scan3, which at the moment is still empty. now, this is a broken record, hadn't seen too much going on on storm scan in a long time. meanwhile, keep in mind, folks, no red flag warning, there aren't any fire weather watches, nothing like, that but we do sit in a enhanced fire risk today. today is perfect grilling weather. be honest. so if you are going to take advantage of that, just keep an eye on the open flame.
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air so dry right now. that anything that does get sparked, could spread easily, so just be careful. 64 degrees the temperature meanwhile at the airport at the moment. fifty-five in mount pocono, kind of the coolest spot of the pack there. but, as we look forward in the rest of the day here, only going to keep warming things up, mostly sunny, pleasant at 70 degrees in the city, slightly cooler out in the resorts towns, nonetheless gorgeous weather continues, eventually this pattern does have to draw to a close. i will tell you when you finally have to dust off the umbrella little later in the show, jim, brooke, back into you. >> great, thanks, katie, appreciate t students in robinsville, mercer country spending second day home from school as the community mourns the death of their school superintendent. police say steven mayor was struck and killed by a young driver yesterday, our justin finch has the latest. >> outside robinsville hi, hoisted to half staff. the sign out front dark, education officials keep their offices, and where today the
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grief stricken will be welcomed for counselling a day after the death of superintendent steve mayor. >> it is a great lost. it will be a great lost. >> the 52 year old robinsville school superintendent inspired young and old, student, faculty, staff and strangers, a mix of all gathered to remember him at the fox more pavilion tuesday. >> just amazing, i would never have suspected so many people coming, and it is just such tribute to how many lives he touched. >> when you feel weak when you feel sad, think about words, wisdom encouragement he shared with you along the way. >> many candles still burning here, like the light the doctor left behind in so many lives. about 6:15 yesterday morning, mayor was out for a run with his dog, near his home off robinsville, he had end berg road. along the way, he was struck and killed by a 17 year old driver, said to be a robinsville high student on
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her twi a fieldtrip. she was cooperative with the police investigation authorities say. >> life is short and he was a great superintendent for robinsville overall, high school, pond school, sharon elementary, just a great man. >> robinsville police and the mercer county prosecutor's office are investigating. justin finch, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> man accused of shooting james mccullough has been arraigned on attempted murder charges. scott griffin was ordered held without bail after arraignment this morning. griffin allegedly shot, fire the shot, that wounded mccullough in west philadelphia sunday night. mccullough's recovering at home. griffin's alleged accomplice, samir, arraigned yesterday. >> investigators are searching for the cause of a fire that gutted a part of a gloucester county apartment complex. chopper three was over the hunters glenn apartments, on route 130, in delran this morning, as dense smoke bill
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owed from the scene. it took firefighters less than an hour to control the fire, but there is considerable damage. fortunately, though, no one was hurt. police are investigating the circumstances of this accident, on the pennsylvania turnpike, in bensalem, bucks county. it happened just before 9:00 this morning, westbound, and it involved two box trucks, and two cars. no word on injuries, but caused headaches for morning commuters. morning commute big hassle, delaware member zero or yank bridge. cable work forks dollars the closure of four southbound lanes and that led to gridlock, and traffic jams all morning. the work is supposed to go on for several days, so be advise dollars possible alternative would be the commodore barry. >> well, it is do-or-die for the flyers tonight. the team hopes to avoid a first round sweep by washington, and the fans trying to rebound from an embarrassing showing on monday night. fans started throwing wrist bands given out prior to the
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game on to the ice to show their frustrations with the team. after two warnings, the flyers were given a penalty for delay of game. flyers will be without pierre tonight, he was suspended for this hit, all odds on game three, at 7:00. >> well, coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" the latest fall out from flint. the first criminal charges come down in connection with the water crisis, the state officials facing charges. special moment for south jersey waitress, the honors she got for her decades of hard work, how the mayor even took noticed. good stuff. took noticed. good stuff. stay with modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle.
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>> bark on "eyewitness news", devestation still evident in texas, there are still flooded out streets in the houston area, and seventh death confirmed as a result of the flooding. roads in and around houston still closed but officials say schools are back open today. more rain is expected today. well, pope francis expressed his solidarity with those affected by the deadly earthquake in ecuador. >> he told his weekly audience in the vatican to pray for the victims and those suffering there. more than 500 people were killed in the powerful quake, 200 other still missing. three people have been charged in connection with the flint michigan water christ us. >> charges were filed this morning against two state regulators and a flint employee. each accused of evidence tampering and several other felony counts related to scandal. residents in flint drank and
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bathed in improperly treated water for about 18 months, following a switch in the city's water source. >> celebrating half a century. >> south jersey waitress being honored for working at the same diner for 50 years, mayor of cherry hill proclaimed it joan browning day, gave her gold pin for her golden anniversary. jan carabeo takes you inside ponzio's to show us what makes browning so special. >> with laughter on her lips, and joan browning served not customers but friends here at ponzio diner here in cherry hill. >> you got mark, joe, barbie, dock. >> joan knows the orders by heart. even if they haven't shown up in years, more than that, she knows their stories. >> the only reason i come here is because you laugh at my jokes. >> what happens when one works in a single spot for 50 years.
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>> i do what i do because i like it, i like the people. >> joan started working at ponzio's in 1966. watch her now boss john grow up, and grow into the second generation family business. >> joan has been here longer than i've been alive. >> the beef his family now celebrating the golden anniversary complete with signs, not only outside the diner on route 70, but nearby bus stops, as well. a familiar face. >> give joan a hug. >> that many have come to call family. >> oh, look at the baby. >> they come back, they want to say hi to joan. >> tell me it. >> one word for you, special. we're fortunate. >> joan has work every shift over the years. the last 25 of them on the morning shift. behind the front counter, and with a group of loyal long time customers. >> another 50, joan. >> that's the only reason i come here, really, start my day off well. good friends. good laid. >> i even now, at 75, and
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after two knee replacements, joan says she doesn't plant on retiring soon. instead, she will keep doing what she has done for five decades, and has suggested others do their entire lives. >> big smile. do smile. that means a lot. joan has served everyone from past and present governors, to muhammad ali, she'll add you to the list, works there four days a week starting at 6:30 in the morning, in cherry hill, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> and congratulations, joan. still ahead on "eyewitness news". >> they look futuristic, but these are already sitting in 1us airport. we'll show you what they are for and where you can find them. katy? >> brooke, certainly looking ahead here to more nice weather in the seven day forecast. but at one point you will have to dust off the umbrella, finally, i know it has been collecting that dust lately. we'll tell you when
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>> welcome back, katie how is it going outside? >> not bad at all. have you guys stepped outside today? >> no, actually. >> like 30 seconds to get coffee. >> i mean, enough to realize how gorgeous it is, again, just another fantastic day, more of the same, even tomorrow, and then eventually rain does make a return to the forecast. but it is only for a blip on the radar, pun intended, then end up with more nice wet they are weekend, that's it in a nutshell. i want to break it all down so you know how the time willing work out. side impact we are talking about even though it is still dry and sunny outside, do you tends to have some other side effect that come along with that, and that at least one of those issues the fact it's been so dry. statistic first and for knows, since march 1, rainfall deficit now to up nearly two and three quarters of an inch.
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we haven't had measurable rain down the last seven days it, will change by the time we hit friday. pretty big number. at the moment, there aren't any kind of drought advisories posted we do not sit in the zone at all. i won't be shocked if that happens by thursday when the drought monday tan puts out its weekly reports, we could use the rain at this point, so the fact this storm is eventually going to be crossing through as a cold front, not the worse news overall the seven day forecast looks very lovely all things considered, the same store we covered moment ago here on the show, texas has been dealing with so much flood being lately specially around the houston area, same front actually slate today push through the area but no where near the devastating impact it has brought for those folks. we just won't have that moisture to work w as we look forwards in the forecast, high pressure in place through the day tomorrow. clouds start to build for the second half of the day. we go on rebound, mid 70s by the time we hit tomorrow and friday. but clouds and showers probably thunderstorm even too coming along fry at this point the time to go me looks like
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it will be generally mid to late day, into the evening, clears out in time for the weekends, that's some good news, if you have outdoor plans, back into full sunshine by saturday. that's definitely looking nice, meanwhile outside we go to the live neighborhood network, currently 64 degrees, barely breeze, out in burnville, berks county if you're unfamiliar, not even cloud in the sky. just lovely outside but that too poses its own set of problems, aside from the fact it is so dry, pollen leches have been through the roof lately, will stay that way until we get some rain. uv index keep in mind, too, even though it may not be hot like it would be in the summer, the uv index is gets you, so make sure if you're going to enjoy this beautiful spring day do you so with sun block, okay? meanwhile phillies are home this evening, take you through couple of the innings, the time frame, seven p.m. to 10:00 p.m., see the temperatures start to decline since the sun goes down, skies stay clear, drop the thermometer easily down to pair of five's by the time we hit 10:00 p.m. tonight dropping into the
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40's, pretty seasonable actually through the overnightment back to the mid 70s as we mention both thursday and friday. on friday we can expect to see though the wet weather move n again you might actually evening out dry morning, drive, it is really the second half of the day towards night fall that showers maybe couple of thunderstorms start to rumble on through here. once out of here the weekend looks awesome, guys. overall other than the one day with wet weather we keep things comfortable and pleasant. >> and wipes out all of the dust and stuff.
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new type of clothe that lets you go from the gym to the coffee shop maybe even the office. i'll tell you all about it today at 5:00. now, we know sometimes people struggle to sleep on planes. so, jet blue is making it easier to take a nap before take off. >> the airline unveiled four nap pods for weary travelers at jfk airport, look like futuristic reclining chairs, sounds to bring relax aches and reduce distractions. >> i'll go for one in the middle of the news room. well, that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. for katie and all of us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. and we're always on line at cbsphilly.com. >> the young and the restless is next.
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modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle. one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare. that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> dylan: sage. what's going on? everything okay? >> sage: yeah, i'm -- i'm fine. he was really fussy earlier, but i got him to go to sleep. >> dylan: he looks like he's doing pretty good. you're the one who looked like you were a million miles away. >> sage: well, i didn't want to say anything, but there's something that's bothering me about sully. >> nurse stephens: time for his bottle. >> sharon: no. let me. >> nurse stephens: you heard what dr. anderson said. with the combination of meds you're on, she doesn't recommend breast feeding. now, give me the baby. >> sharon: no! no, don't take him!

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