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did with images. >> reporter: prince found i want to be your lover and controversy, his first huge commercial hit, came in 1982 with the release of 1999, the title song and an another little red corvette became staples on radio and music videos. prince became an international movie star in 1984 with the release of purple rain which won two grammys and an oscar for best original song score. he was induct in the rock and roll hall of fame in 2004. prince wrote songs for other artists and recorded with his own group, and solo albums. releasing his, latest just last september. >> one of the interesting things about him is he did keep his private life, so shrouded, we're talking about an artist who became a big are star refused, to grant interviewed. >> reporter: last week prince was hospitalized with the flu after his plane made an emergency landing, in route to a concert in atlanta. prince rodgers nelson, was 57
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years old. >> tributes continue to rush in, katie perry says i just like that the world lost a a lot of magic, rest in peace, prince. >> wow, so shocking. >> a true musician who touched so many generations and dna's around the world. >> purple rain was my senior prom song and i remember, it was first time and it caught the bug and i just loved the prince. >> he did it for so many years and so well, no doubt about that. stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the death. at 5:25 we will hear from kevin frazier from entertainment tonight and will have latest from hollywood. walt hunter will have local reaction on "eyewitness news" at six. >> an attack inside a wilmington high school leads a 16 year-old student dead and many are questioning, how it could happen in a place where children are supposed to be safe. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan is live outside howard high school of technology with the latest on that investigation, cleve. >> reporter: nicole as ovulate this afternoon wilmington
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police tell us they are still conducting interviews and they have not made any arrests, and they are also not telling us the girl's name but we do know that she did not live for very long after this attack inside the bathroom at the high school. a school day over, just as getting started. wilmington police got a report around 8:15 this morning of a an assault in the girls bathroom at howard high school of technology in wilmington. with the 16 year-old girl, severely injured. >> staff was on hand, as well as their staff. she was given medical attention, soon after the incident. when officers were a maid aware and school staff she was medivac'd to ai children's hospital. >> reporter: the 16 year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital. police are not releasing details so far about what started the fight or if the victim was out number. they don't believe any weapons were involved and did not recover any. >> there were a few girls involved and at this time our police department is investigating the incident. we have people we're speaking with, no arrests at this
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point. >> reporter: students described confusion when they heard announcement school was over and shocked learning that someone died. >> i seen the helicopter, then i seen the bathroom, seen all this blood and like wow, man this is a girl like that, the females. >> reporter: sherman fry didn't know victim but says violence is not common at howard high school. >> i'm like no, we're sticking together, what happened to the school spirit. >> reporter: school officials refused to speak to us today but we did learn through the police chief earlier that the plans are if they opened tomorrow, it will be with grief counselors. reporting live from wilmington i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> cleve, thanks. a former conestoga high school teacher's aid and coach is free, on bail tonight, 26 year-old christine towers of phoenixville is accused of carrying out a in long sexual relationship with a 16 year-old male student that she tutored. towers faces institutional sexual assault, child endangerment and corruption of
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the minors charges. the school district says towers resigned before they were aware of these allegations and towers attorney tells cbs-3 that she maintains her innocence. presidential candidates and their representatives are fanning out across pennsylvania, just days ahead of the state's all important primary. take a look, candidates and their representatives from both sides are stumping in harrisburg, reading, oaks, media and king of prussia. the "eyewitness news" team is on the campaign trail alexandria hoff is with john kasich as we begin with trang do with bernie sanders in reading, berks county, trang? report report no audio. >> reporter: senator sanders is still speaking behind me but reading really came out in huge numbers to support his campaign this was a very fired up, very passionate crowd,
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actually first people in line showed up at 5:00 a.m. even though doors did not open until 2:00 p.m. and as time went on that crowd got bigger and bigger, so large that police had to shut down the street. lots of cheering and excitement here in the area, in downtown reading. this hall hold 1700 people. you can see it is completely filled. this ace a i very diverse crowd of students, and ranging from retirees, to also the striking verizon workers were here. many people say they a gree with senator sanders on his two paint points of the universal health care and free college tuition. >> what is going on in reading, what is going on coast to coast, it is that for 35 years we have seen the middle class of this country decline, we now have 47 million people living in poverty ape we have more
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income and wealth in equality then any other major country on earth and it is worse today in america then at anytime since 1928. enough is enough. >> we have to live... >> reporter: coming up at 6:00 n senator sanders message to all of his supporters here. once he wraps up here, he is heading to the greater philadelphia expo center in oaks, for a town hall event as well. it is all in the race, to get pennsylvania's 189 delegates, next tuesday. for now we are live in reading, trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> we will see you at 6:00. democratic hillary clinton is in connecticut. she held a campaign. connecticut holds its primary on tuesday. clinton was in philadelphia yesterday. former president bill clinton campaigned for his wife in harrisburg. he discussed clinton's plans to raise incomes and break down barriers that are holding
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families back. the republican front runner is also in harrisburg, donald trump is getting ready to address supporters, this is a live picture for the pennsylvania farm show complex and expo center. our greg argos is there and will have a full report on "eyewitness news" at 6:00 o'clock. right now g.o.p. presidential candidates john kasich is on the campaign trail, in our area, today. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is live in media where the ohio governor hosted a town hall, is that right, alex in. >> reporter: that is right, and governor kasich remains focused on what has become a corner stone of his campaign the idea that he is the only republican who could win the general election. but before that happens he would first have to secure the nomination. the ohio's governor says he has been meeting with delegates a cross preparation in preparation for tuesday's primary. clearly banking on an opened or contested convention and a opportunity for a break away lead. now he did come in second in new york's primary, rendering
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senator ted cruz unable to achieve the number of delegates needed for the nomination. cruz is going to stay on the campaign trail throw, something that he criticized kasich for in the past, so i asked the governor about it. >> i think i saw a recording where he said facts are stubborn things and when you have no way to win the nomination, going to the convention you should leave the race. i understand why he would change his mind because he has no mathematical possibility of winning the race before we get to the convention, but he is fine. of course, he will change his mind. he said. that everybody ought to focus on their own campaign and not worry about everybody elses. >> reporter: governor kasich has spoke been this issue before but today he put special emphasis on personal responsibility saying that good government can only go so far, and that community involvement is crucial for solving the big problems. reporting live from delaware county, i'm alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
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texas senator ted cruz says he is certain there will be a contested g.o.p. convention and that no one will get the required 1,237 delegates for the nomination. senator cruz campaigned today in fredrick, maryland, voters in maryland will get to the poles next tuesday. and straight ahead on "eyewitness news", paid maternity leave not everyone can get it putting families in a difficult position. health reporter stephanie stahl tells a unique way more and more moms to be are raising money so they can care for their new borns, don. why ed snider once kicked donald trump out of his suite during a flyers game. i'm coming to you live from the wells fargo center, we will celebrate life of the philadelphia a great when we come right back. we're airing top ten good questions, back by popular demand, how did philly streets get their names. some are hard to say others not so much. we will have their interesting history coming up later, kate.
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well, it is a celebration of a man that changed philadelphia forever. a memorial service for flyers owner ed snider was held today at the wells fargo center. >> sports director don bell was there and he joins us now from south philadelphia, don? >> reporter: yeah, good evening, guys. the ed snider, obviously a tremendous, tremendous star here in the city of philadelphia last week he lost his battle with bladder cancer. today several thousand joined in an intimate scene here as they celebrated the life, that was. ed snider touched lives of millions, from players, he was more than just an owner. >> when you had hear people say once a flyer, always a flyer i feel honored to be here today to celebrate his life, and with all of the people that he had has touched. >> just seeing the smile on his face and being in the presence of him, yes, you just
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soak it in every time you were with him. >> few things snider enjoyed more than just watching his flyers. >> did you know ed snider once kicked donald trump out of his suite at a hockey playoff game? the donald would in the stop talking to ed touring the game. it is a true story. there is nothing that comes between ed snider, and his hockey that comes >> reporter: snider's flyers were first expansion team to win the stanley cup in 1975. >> when flyers won the first stanley cup, our neighborhood exploded. we ran out of our houses, jumped on our cars, ran to the expect spectrum, it was one of the most joyful experiences i have ever hood other than the birth of my kid. >> reporter: snider's youth foundation is part of the enduring legacy. >> the first happy kid to go to college and i'm even more proud to say that many have have followed. >> reporter: until the very end, snider, was a man to be admired. >> he ended almost every
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conversation with and a lot of fans might not a gree with this first part, you are the best, i love you, which is not something a commissioner tends to hear from one of his bosses, i love him too, and we all do. >> reporter: all of the stories here this afternoon were absolutely classic, it was a great celebration, for ed snider and his legacy. it was definitely one to remember. meanwhile, ed's flyers, played last night, came up with a huge win, now they are getting set for game number five in their series against washington and coming up at 6:00 we will have a preview of that game, as well. reporting from the wells fargo center i'm don bell, back to you in the studio. >> all right don, thanks very much. special tribute for a special man. >> really was. >> i have to say i'm enjoying this true spring-like weather this week, kate. >> what a great week it has been. it has been a great week. it has not rained since last tuesday morning now the following thursday and we have had a strong stretch of dry
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weather. it has got to rain sometime that sometime is when. >> tomorrow. >> it doesn't look like a total wash out. i think most of the the day might actually be dry but you have to plan for scatteredy showers and thunderstorm as we go through our friday and then should clear out as we head through weekend. it is looking later. steadier showers will be friday evening and they may link inner to saturday morning especially south and east, gradual clearing on the saturday not just a full day of sunshine now. the lets look at what is happening outside we will pick you up to bethlehem and we will see things looking cloudy. we have blue skies but high clouds are starting to filter in. we are looking dingy out there for lack of the better word on our camera. we will go through a few spots the live neighborhood network. it is not the that deep blue sky we have been seeing past few days but clouds are rolling in as our next system a approaches. here's a live look at the sky line of philadelphia in the distance from the palmyra cove nature park and in burnville the clouds have rolled on in, as wet weather approaches. there are even a few showers
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on storm scan three trying to move into our extreme north and western suburbs in the poconos. we could see spotty showers through this evening. mostly staying drew through tonight but bulk of the rain is back into ohio and right along this batch from cincinnati into kentucky, and tennessee. actual center of the storm you can see that circulation as it moves through illinois that is lifting to the north and east over next few days. it does than the have a lot with it but enough to bring showers and a thunderstorm later tomorrow night, everything will be isolated before that point. 72 degrees outside, feeling great, 72 in allentown as well. sixty-eight in millville. down the shore because wind are out of the southwest we don't have a green influence here, cooler but not as drastically cooler as it has been the past few days but been a very dry stretch. it hasn't really rain since last tuesday since start of the meteorological spring march 1st. we are 2.86 inches below average on the season, our last measurable rain again,
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april 12th and you can see on the drought monitor across the country the worst of it in california but there are a few spots in our region that are now qualifying for a minor drought. you you can see low level there. but it has been dry. we need the rain. we will not get a ton of it throughout dayton friday. the here's what happened tonight, the clouds will continue to increase maybe a stray shower gets in one or two spots and that should fit will quickly. tomorrow morning we will see sub shine perhaps to start your day so may leave friday morning head out to work and think is it supposed to rain today? it is beautiful out here. may start off okay. watch throughout the day, cloud and a few breaks of sun, spotty showers here at 2:00 p.m. later tomorrow evening that showers and thunderstorms will start to proliferate more and we will see more showers and thunderstorms around 10:00 p.m. we will continue through overnight hours, here's midnight and even into sat the day morning down the shore a shower could linger, gradual clearing from northwest to south east through the day saturday. allentown or bethlehem saturday ace a beautiful day down the shore, may not be quite as nice that will clear
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out for everyone by sunday. again what to expect for your friday? scattered showers, isolated thunderstorm starting in the a afternoon and continuing into friday night. look for a quarter inch of rain, not enough to really exceed that deficit at all just a little sprinkling of rain for your friday and perhaps overnight tonight. tonight we will not drop below 60 and tomorrow clouds, some sun, showers and a thunderstorm we are still at 76 for the day time highs. very, very warm again for your friday, pass over begins at sundown, so if you have a family meal anything like that a couple showers around but it shouldn't be a all that bad out there, commutes should not ab expected by rain unless you are driving through a heavier pocket. saturday clouds in the morning and stray shower south and east and then it clears out afternoon should turnout nice looking for another full day of sun, that is sunday, so it is cooler, mid 60's, seasonal, beautiful spring day and next week we will warm up again and we will tell but that with the seven day next half an hour. >> give the plants some food
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tomorrow. >> a little sprinkling. >> we can handle that. >> yes. >> after this stretch. >> absolutely. >> so nice. >> appreciate it. >> still a head on "eyewitness news" tonight our coverage continues of the world renoun pop artist prince who has been found dead at his home in suburban minneapolis. entertainment tonight's kevin frazier looks back at his memorable moments. it is one of the most contested congressional races in two decade we will sit down with the candidates running for second district seat, including the embattled congressman chaka
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that's what congressman for wsestak did.ceos - sestak was one of only eight democrats to join republicans to allow ceos of bailed out banks to pay themselves unlimited bonuses using bailout money. 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. welcome back, more on the the passing of grammy and oscar award winning recording artist prince, of course, he was found dead at paisley park studios in minneapolis. >> our good friend and entertainment tonight's kevin fraiser joins us for more. such a add day for so many, um. >> ukee, this is unbelievable. i mean as we know, prince was notorious for shining the spotlight but we did get a chance to know the man who was
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born prince rodgers nelson. >> it is prince for purple rain. >> reporter: he rocked, shocked oscars in 1985 with his purple sequins, won at ward for best original song and quiet man of few word seemed extremely grateful. >> i can never imagine this in my wildest dreams. >> ♪ purple rain, your he will rain ♪ >> reporter: he was the rare music icon who could translate to the big screen. >> i think of being other actors, can you do a movie, you know, you get that feeling and you move on to something else. >> reporter: men for his fondness for ladies he was married twice first to singer marci garcia who became pregnant and he shared his joy with us. >> most pro found thing that has happened to me was the way i view women now, going through my wife's pregnancy had a powerful effect on me. it just gave me the most of respect for all women.
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>> reporter: sadly their baby son died seven days after he was born and they would divorce. in 2001, he married his second wife, manual teslaini, the marriage only lasted five years. >> never want to get too tied to anything, name, body, a lifestyle. that is the road to ruins. >> that is just a small look at the man and some events and times we have covered him. you know, you key and nicole thing that hit me one of the moments you remember exactly where you are when you hear that news. we out here in hollywood have so much time to spent with him and hang out him, he will be missed dearly. we will have much more on tomorrow's et. kevin, i loved, loved, loved his music, over the years but still kicking myself a little bit. i never went to one of his shoes. and did you ever go to one of his shows because i understand they were like no other. >> reporter: i will not only his shows but after a lot of awards show he would hold parties, and you you would go
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to these parties and sometimes there would be five people there, sometimes there would be 500, and he would play all night, literally you get there at 11 or 2:00 o'clock and he would play until 5:00 in the morning. i used to joke with him all the time i would say you are the reason i have my first son that party at your house that night. he a said don't blame that on me, do not blame that on me. >> he was a different person once you got inside that circle and it was special to spend time with himy wish i could pick a favorite song but just so much, i love when doves cry, purple rain. >> do you have a favorite. >> i'm partial to when doves cry. >> i remember purple rain because back in high school it was our senior prom dance song. >> you, real quick. >> i always would love, whatever he would jam on, because you would go and he would jam on something, you would say did he just play beatles or did he just play joey mitchell. that is what i loved it, when wow surprise you with something when you go to hear him play. >> kevin from entertainment tonight thanks my friend,
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appreciate it. >> thank you. coming up in the next half an hour alternative solutions, for moms who don't get paid maternity leave. health reporter stephanie stahl tells us unique way more women are financing time off. >> britain's queen elizabeth, turns 90 today, how royals are monitoring her birthday and how she made history yet again, be right back.
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that's a fact. but this whole "blondes have more fun" thing... ♪ standing by for fun. ♪ one of the most influential musicians of the modern era is gone. prince, was found dead in his minnesota home today, he was 57. "eyewitness news" continues a 59:30 i'm ukee washington. i'm nicole brewer, jessica dean is off. there is no word on a cause of death for prince but fans left flowers and shed tears outside his home near minneapolis.
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the grammy, oscar winning recording artist was found unresponsive in the elevator. prince rodgers nelson in minneapolis in 1958 he grew to be one of the most recognized decorated recording artists of all time. his style was unmistakable blend of funk, rock, r and b, soul pop, and dance music. >> every boundary, every ge nre, he broke through barriers all over the place. >> last week prince was hospitalized after his plane made an emergency landing in route to a concert. he said it was the flu, our walt hunter will have local reaction toss prince's death tonight at 6:00. now to our continuing coverage of the campaign 2016, the second district, which spans north and west philadelphia, plus a portion of the montgomery county is poised to see the most contested congressional race in two decade. >> four democratic candidate running including embattled congressman chaka fattah were eager to sit down with our alexandria hoff to help
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educate voters before they helped to the polls on tuesday. >> reporter: in an attempt to unseat an 11 term chaka fattah. >> u.s. congressman second district of pennsylvania. >> reporter: three candidates have joined long time incumbent in a race to represent a large section of philadelphia a, and part of the montgomery county in washington. >> the second congressional district. >> i'm running for united states congress in the second congressional district. >> i'm running for the second congressional district in pennsylvania. >> reporter: why have you decided now is the time to run for this office. >> after the congressman is facing the challenges he is facing i knew people would be looking for, an alternative. >> reporter: congressman fattah's challenges we will come back to let's start with priorities on capitol hill. what would be on first on your agenda. >> jobs, jobs, jobs. >> reporter: in 1980, at the age of 26, dwight evans was elected to the state senate the with the drive toward economic development. >> i am thinking through my experience i have learn in harrisburg in the last 36 years about neighborhood
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building, block by block and importance of what neighborhoods mean. >> education will be first on the agenda in washington, education policy. >> reporter: lower merion township commissioner brian gordon is a lawyer who has placed large emphasis on civil rights and school funding. >> what we should be thinking about and doggies looking at the industries that we have and we should be preparing kid closely for jobs in the industry that we have. >> reporter: attorney dan muroff's career has included efforts towards creating affordable housing and combating gun violence. >> if elected, one of the first thing i would do is introduce legislation to make mandatory criminal background checks a priority for our nation. >> i serve on the appropriations committee, i'm senior member of congress from my area and there is no place thaw can look to in philadelphia and not see my work. >> reporter: congressman chaka fattah has served the second district since 199 50 the choice really is whether we want to start out with having a freshman in the minority party, in a place that with
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seniority is everything. >> reporter: the elephant in the roomies the trial that congressman fattah will face next month on federal corruption charges. do you fear that any of your voters have lost any trust in the process. >> i will continue to do my work because i think we will get, these charges are not going to amount to anything. >> reporter: do you feel like taxpayers in the second district have been shorted, by the current congressman. >> i got into this race not because he was indicted, i got into this race because when he was indicted, i knew people might be looking for a change. >> putting aside the indictment, he has done some wonderful things for philadelphia he has brought millions if not billions of dollars to the city, and he has ant dressed more fundamental problems of the poverty, of violence and of the brokenness of the schools. >> i think that is is important that everything be on the table that we should be very guarded about how we handle the public trust, and ultimately come the 26th the
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voters will make that decision. >> reporter: for election 2016, i'm alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". don't forget the pennsylvania and delaware primaries are tuesday, april 26th, and new jersey's primary is june 7th. well, president obama expressed concerns about iran while meeting with top officials from six arab nations at a gulf summit in saudi arabia. >> even with the nuclear deal we recognize collectively that we continue to have serious concerns about iranian behavior. our nation's committed to continue to non-arms ship. in the region and pose costs on iran for ballistic missiles program and oppose iran's destabilizing activities in the region. >> the president said u.s. and gulf allies remain united in their efforts to defeat isis a and will increase contributions to that fight. the lead's greed tone hansed humanitarian efforts in iraq and syria. the olympic flame is on
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its way to the summer's game in rio di janeiro, the torch was ignited during a ceremony in greece, the birthplace of the olympics. it was handed over to the first torch bearer a greek gymnast and champion. it will make its way to rio in time for opening ceremonies on the fifth of august. well, there is no official word on the cause of death for former wwe star known as china china's real name was joan maureen marrow and she was found dead in her beach home in california yesterday. she was one of the best known, most popular female wrestlers in history. after her wrestling career appeared in reality show. china was 46 years old. still to come tonight on "eyewitness news", queen elizabeth makes history once gannon her 90th birthday. we will tell you how the royals are celebrating that next. we're also airing top ten good questions, coming up, from moymens to go wya losing and everything in between, philadelphia has interesting street names, so how do they
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get those names? good question, i'll have the answer at 5:55, kate? we're tracking showers and thunderstorms to close out the week but what does that mean for your weekend? i'll have your full forecast and take a peak in the next week as well with the seven day coming up when
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well, oprah winfrey shows that she's still a big fan of well executed surprise. take a look at this, oprah dropped in unannounced on a wait the weight watchers meeting and streamed their reaction live on facebook. oprah lost 30-pound during the program and said she wanted to do something to celebrate. bff and cbs morning news anchor gayle was on hand and posted pictures on line. >> can you imagine seeing oprah, freak out. new survey find wegmans tops list of the america's best supermarkets.
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market force information says 10,000 shoppers declared new york based chain the winner. public supermarkets come in second followed by trader joe, ivy and aldi while wal-mart came in last out of the 15 on the list. yes, last. >> i love me some wegmans. >> yes. >> all right. coming up on "eyewitness news", a new way moms to be are financing their maternity leave. that is coming up next. leave. that is coming up next. joe sestak supports a plan that the new york timesfactreported makes cuts to social security benefits. and the plan raises the retirement age. it's true. the a.a.r.p. opposed the plan, citing dramatic cuts to medicare benefits. the plan sestak supports means higher out-of-pocket costs for millions on medicare. any way you spin it, the truth about sestak is gonna hurt. women vote is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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why should we trust a like steve santarsiero who will say anything to win an election? after claiming credit for passing universal background checks for all gun purchases, "santarsiero admitted in an interview that he didn't write pennsylvania's gun safety law." his campaign brags about his accomplishments, but "in fact, he has failed in 54 attempts to get any legislation on the books." we just cant trust steve santarsiero. i'm shaughnessy naughton, and i approve this message because we deserve better.
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on the cbs-3 healthwatch, crowd funding, it is hot new way to help pay for everything from honeymoon toss business ideas to bills. and now some pregnant woman are turning to it to finance their maternity leave. >> health reporter stephanie stahl joins us now to tell us about a new trend. >> reporter: interesting spin, right guys. >> yeah. >> various many women do not get paid maternity leave and having a baby can be expensive, it is estimated parents will spend $16,000 on child-related expenses during their baby's first year of life. so now a growing number of women are turning to strangers
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for help. katie simon cannot wait to put these on her little girl. she's not due until may 12th the but was forced to take early maternity leave to avoid a premature delivery. >> it is not coming in and scary. >> reporter: on top of that she's going through a divorce, a has two young children and like many people does not get paid maternity leave. co-workers convinced her to start a go fund me page. >> you have bills that still keep coming, they do not put our bills on leave. >> reporter: only 12 percent of the people working in the private sector get a paid maternity leave so more and more parents are turning to crowd funding sites. this new mom started a go fund me page, she says, she works for a great company but does not get paid maternity leave and wants to stay home full three months allowed by federal law. >> it is a good option especially if you can get people to donate to you. >> reporter: katie's only raised a couple hundred dollars owe far so she plans to go back to work after about four weeks. >> i do not have a choice with
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this unfortunately. >> reporter: reality many new parents have to face. now, various crowd funding sites, usually have a one time fee, and so, there are other sites like go fund me, that there are not any goals or deadlines which allows users to keep a larger percentage of the donation that is they receive. so it is a way for these women to try to get through not having maternity leave. >> just trying to get through. >> i know what it is like, it is always too short and it is very tough. >> thanks, stephanie. kate bilo joins with us our forecast. rain is on the way. >> showers on the way. it doesn't look like a steady rain storm or anything like that. it is not a complete wash out. if that is what you are expecting you may walk outside and tweet me, it is not going to rain. >> please don't tweet me. >> it will be nice for part of the day. >> it will be nice and warm but there will be showers around here and there, and it is especially in the afternoon and at night. once the sun goes down it looks like showers start to pop up but they will be around
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in the morning and afternoon as well. you will get out and about tomorrow but keep an eye on the sky. cloud will roll in, shower or two will be sliding on through. lets look outside, take you out to the roof campaign see it is looking overcast, what are these gray, white things in the sky. we have not seen them at all in the past week, just blue sky, wall to wall across the region. those are clouds. we are welcoming them back in the area this evening. the if news if we get enough rain we may not have to water flowers out there as we head through tonight and tomorrow. take a day off from. that having looks good. everything in bloom. beautiful time of the year. it has been a fantastic stretch of weather, one that will continue after that blip in the radar tomorrow. lets take a look at our eyewitness weather watchers this evening checking in with temperatures in the 70's. we are at 75 over at ed connor's house in chesterfield, new jersey. hes sunshine outside his window. another great day, low humidity, warm and a breeze. it is some rain now. the that is exactly what it will do. thank you for. that let's head up to
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74 degrees with kyle higgins in hatboro, looking at sunshine, in problems. looking good there, relative humidity increasing a a little bit, higher dew points moving in ahead of the approaching system. jeff moore in hatfield at 07 with sunshine through the clouds. as we head into delaware we are at 68 degrees as we check with sandor in newark. not a bad day, some sun, slight breeze and clouds and some showers are on the way. lets take a a look, they are moving from the west, a system that is impacting now the midwest and into the mid south as well. this is a slowly progressing system, finally seeing rain clear out of the houston area, hopefully staying a waste for quite sometime so it can dry out there and a few showers moving through the ohio valley, and a couple popping up over portions of central pennsylvania at the moment. they will eventually get here but as you can see for now things are quiet. temperatures are still mild at 72 degrees in philadelphia at the moment. sixty-nine in reading. seventy-two in allentown. pretty comfortable evening. the wind strong out of the
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south, it is breezy outside, wind at 16 miles an hour in philadelphia. 17 miles an hour in atlantic city, red flag warning no longer in effect wind died down enough and we have enough moisture moving in that is in the really a concern here through tonight. showers moving through during the day friday, little bit of sunshine as well, can't rule out a thunderstorm. if we do it will be greatest likelihood tomorrow evening under cover of the darkness. saturday clearing, cooler, and we will see cloud in the morning. i'm hopeful they will clear out that we will get a nice afternoon but some spots during the shore clouds and a few showers may hang on longer. on sunday looking beautiful. sunny and nice. high pressure in control. heading to the phillies game in the looking too bad at all. the lets look tonight 68 degrees at 7:00. temperatures staying in the 50's. the cloud will roll in but it will be comfortable outside as temperatures stay in the 60's all night long. we do not drop below 60 just a stray shower and mild, for your friday showers a thunderstorm otherwise a few
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breaks of sun, warm, breezy, and weekend clearing saturday, sunny, sunday, we're in the mid to upper 60's where we should be a beautiful spring weekend. 74 degrees with sunshine ahead of the next system bringing showers and thunderstorm to the area next tuesday. nicole and ukee, back to you. celebrations, stretched across britain and around the world as queen elizabeth the second marks her 90th birthday. >> she's britain's oldest, longest reigning market. we now have a report from windsor, england. >> reporter: queen elizabeth lit a birthday torch, the birth of more than a thousand beacon that is will blaze across britain as monarch enter her ninth decade this royal tradition a long day of festivity near her home in windsor. the queen had earlier strolled through the streets, accepting flowers, gifts, and birthday cheers from a crowd that
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included some americans. >> in all of the years that she has given for her country, and i just wanted to honor that by coming over here. >> reporter: queen received a warm welcome outside windsor castle as royal fans from across the world came to catch a glimpse and wish her well. >> she's the queen and we're very proud to that she's our queen. >> reporter: soldiers fired a 41 gun solute in central london while the bells rang outside britain's parliament where prime minister led the tribute. >> queen has shown us all that we can confidently embrace future without compromising the things that are important. >> reporter: the british public that in a recent poll they continue to embrace the queen for as long as she chooses to reigns. bill marks, cbs news, windsor, england. wow. >> ninety years young. >> i love to watch the royals. still ahead tonight, ever wonder how philadelphia streets get their names, some hard to say too much less spell. >> one of the top ten good questions and i'll have the
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and that's what bernie is trying to do today. i think bernie is with us. that's why i support bernie sanders. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. many of you tune in at 11:00 to see our very popular good question segment but we realize not everyone can stay up quite that late. >> yeah, we thought it would be great to run top ten good questions right here on "eyewitness news" at 5:00. best examples of the segment we lawn inched january. today a question from dax and mike from moymens go to broad how do philadelphia streets get their names. >> any idea how philadelphia got their names. >> not originally no. >> how did they get their name? i'm not sure. >> mostly it goes back to billy penn. >> kate palmer is president of the pennsylvania historical society. >> he laid out the city in a grid. >> she says street running east and west were named after trees. >> spruce, walnut, pine.
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>> north to south penn went with numbers. >> he said, as you are saying it. >> he believed, as do other quaker brothers, that naming the street after ones self was vein. >> that is interesting, i can see that. >> only time penn broke protocol when he named a street after his second wife callowhill. >> he met a nice women. >> why do some street have native american names. >> the leni lenape indian were original people in these areas. >> thank you for acknowledging our people. >> manayunk is named after the word, place to go to drink. >> o, that makes sense. >> moymening means kitchen droppings. >> sometimes you can get caught up on a name. >> sometimes you can. >> when the city limits change in the 1850's, so did its street names. >> politics came to be involved, and mayors and governors wanted to have a street named after them.
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>> south philadelphia became who's who of former governors from shunk to william fischer packer. others evolved based on, association such as sassafras. >> that street was used for horse racing. so, overtime people used it race street. >> and high street was where folks traded goods. >> most people called it market street. >> as for broad street well, that is an easy one. >> broad a street. >> that makes sense. >> a macing what you can learn at corner of 13th and locust, right? >> how about that. >> i grew up in the church, united methodist church at 57th and wyalosing. hook me up on that one. >> i will look into it. >> in the meantime, tonight's good question is a really good one as area plays host to so many of the presidential candidates. so why do we call it a stump speech? we will have that answer for you tonight at is 1:11. do you have a good question? log on to cbs question or tweet us using
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#cbs-3 good question. that is "eyewitness news" at 5:00. >> now at 6:00 musical icons shockingly passes away, members of the philadelphia music scene, react to the death of prince. and a student, beaten to death inside a school bathroom in delaware, the latest on the investigation in the teens tragic death. plus pennsylvania in the political spotlight, less than a week before the primary, and the candidates have set their sights on the keystone state, we're tracking them all along the campaign trail, kate? today turnout nice once again but the clouds are rolling in, now and rain will return to the area tomorrow, i'll time it out for you when you can expect showers, perhaps a thunderstorm and what it means for the weekend, it is all right now as "eyewitness news" at 6:00 starts right now. prince is a living legend michael jackson, james brown,
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a pop legend that will never be replaced or forgotten. >> remembering ab icon, music world shaken after the sudden and shocking death of prince. the talented, revolutionary artist was found dead in his minnesota home. hello everyone i'm ukee washington. i'm nicole brewer. jessica dean is off. fans are leaving flowers and shedding tears outside prince home near minneapolis, the grammy, oscar award winning recording artist was found unresponsive in an elevator. prince was born prince rodgers nelson in minneapolis in 1958, he went on to a tremendous successful career with the sound and style all his own. well, prince music touched people all across the spectrum and tonight is remembering their talent. >> "eyewitness news" reporter walt hunter talk with some of the philly music scene about the loss. >> reporter: at 57, prince was still a reigning king of music. to those in our region, who knew him, and worked with him, and, listened to him.
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>> he is one of the those great talents, that only come along, you know, every now and then, once a generation. >> reporter: music legend kenney gamble found it remarkable one artist created so many sounds. every involving hybrid of funk, rock, blues and soul. >> he was unique. purple rain and purple house. >> reporter: his songs, along with the album and movie purple rain still in the collections and on the lips of so many here. >> real tragedy, man. prince was a musical icon. >> i think he was a musical genius and he will be sorely missed. >> only good part he has so much unheard music that he will be able to keep being able to keep him relevant for, you know, the next 30 years. >> reporter: guitar player mike tyler who performed with prince here along with others, praising the artist for never letting his songs and success o


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