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new surveillance photos show a young woman in the fight of her life, coming up, the search is on for this man whom police say tried to rape her, how the woman got away. and, push is on for primary day, where candidates will be stumping for votes in our region this weekend. and, still tracking
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showers as we start the weekend, coming up, when the skies will clear for your outdoor plans. today is saturday april 23rd, good morning thanks for being are being with us. let's go over to justin drabick tracking these showers but you say they won't stick around for long. >> of course, it is on a weekend. we do need some rain. the it is is next few hours and then gets better best case scenario. >> good timing. second half of the weekend turns out nice but even this afternoon looks pretty good. we will go outside, right now live look from our roof camera, you can see gray overcast skies, lower clouds, at times, 62 degrees. it is mile. light wind. but that wind switches out of the north and brings in a cooler air mass but there is what is left of the showers right now, not a whole lot though in philadelphia, only .3 of an inch, through the overnight hours but some steady, light rain across berks county at this hour and
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we are catching a break in south jersey and delaware, but these showers do break up, give us until nine or 10:00 o'clock this morning and most of the area will begin to dry out. lower 60's all the way up from the lehigh valley down to south jersey right now. fifty-two in mount pocono, suburbs. same situation with the cloud. so lets break down your day, 7:00 o'clock, still below 60's. off an on showers. we will see a few peaks of sun north and west in the city. but in the afternoon increasing sunshine, back to the lower 70's around, philadelphia, and mid 60's at the shore, you guys probably won't see the sunshine until later this afternoon, and then up in the poconos high in the upper 50's. we will see a really nice sunday forecast and then another warming trend for next week. seven day forecast in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thanks, justin. pennsylvania and delaware at their center of attention in campaign 2016. with both states holding primaries on tuesday, presidential candidates, and a former president will be making local stops today.
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"eyewitness news" reporter a neat a oh is live from the cbs-3 stat center to tell us who already where, good morning. >> reporter: candidates continue to make stops in the area to pitch their supporters and gain some new ones along the way. this is, of course, all ahead of the primary next week. delaware and pennsylvania are both on the foreground this weekend for democratic presidential candidates and their supporters. at 4:30 this afternoon vermont senator bernie sanders is expect to hold a rally at the chase center on the river front in wilmington, delaware. both clintons also campaigning in the region as former president bill clinton stops at swarthmore school this delaware county this morning. a few hours later he will be join by mark kelly and former congress woman gabby giffords critically shot during an assassination attempt in 2011. the three of spoken together before in an effort to combat gun violence.
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>> i have seen great courage when my life was on the line. now is time to come together be responsible. >> reporter: today's event will be held at wissohickon middle school but former president won't be the only president to make stops in the area on friday mrs. clinton met with 30 supporters, at a small women's run business in abington township. >> it is essential that people be paid fairly and that there be recognition of the balancing act and the need to do more for paid family leave and more support for all of those responsibilities. >> reporter: powerful message even for those who cannot yet vote like 13 year-old little girl. >> it is inspirational to see a woman try to be president because we want equal rights. >> reporter: now clinton's daughter chelsea is expect here in philadelphia a on monday, to hold a fundraiser for the campaign. it is on the eve of primaries in both delaware and pennsylvania on tuesday. live from the sat sent they are morning i'm anita a oh for
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cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> okay, a neat a, thank you. donald trump spent part of yesterday in kent county. g.o.p. front runner met supporters in harrington. trump said he has 378 registered businesses in the state and he spend money there trump blasted the record of the rivals ted cruz and john kasich. he said he is the only candidate who can beat hillary clinton. >> you know, a all of the poles say that it is donald trump against crooked hillary clinton. it will be, seriously, it will be the greatest turnout of voters in the history of the united states, i believe that. >> reporter: today trump will campaign in connecticut and will head back to the philadelphia region on monday with the stop at west chester university. ted cruz rallied supporters in the the lehigh valley, the texas senator shook hand, and signed autographs in an allentown diner.
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cruz explained why he thinks, why he thinks he is the best choice in the republican primary. >> done old said three weeks before that i won five states in a row, landslide in five states and i think that is because people want... unaudible. >> when it comes to bringing jobs back we need real solutions, and lifting the burden off the worker. >> cruz stops include monroeville, allegheny county. a reminder, the pennsylvania and delaware primaries are tuesday, new jersey's primary a little ways away, june 7th. in other news this morning, neighbors in south philadelphia are paying more attention to their surroundings, after a woman fights off an a tacker. the suspect is still believed to be on the run this morning, "eyewitness news" reporter natasha brown explains how neighbors are making sure they do in the become the next victim. >> i walk past here all the time to go to work so it is
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disturbing. >> reporter: dana a jordan's walk to work has become much more unnerving on the heels of the attempted sexual assault that occurred on along her normal path. >> fight of her life. >> reporter: police say a 19 year-old woman found herself in the fierce fight with the man trying to rape her. she was walking home wednesday at 1:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of wharton street when she noticed a man following her. detectives say that is when she quickly grabbed her mace. >> she was aware that she was being a follow. she thought she was. as a precaution she took it out. if it wasn't for that, who knows what would have happened. >> reporter: surveillance video provided police with clear images of the suspect, also a glimpse of the victim struggle, her hand seen here around the suspect's neck. >> the man rush up behind her, tackled her to the ground and he pulled her dress down off the top of her dress he pulled down exposing her. she managed to fight him off and pepper spray him at which time he fled. >> reporter: police began
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distributing crime bulletins all throughout the neighborhood. >> the specific location, and then the details, and then contact numbers for the police. >> reporter: teresa is thankful for the information, after living in the neighborhood for more than 20 years she's more on guard now then ever before. >> so troubling, and so upsetting because the neighborhood is safe and to hear something like that it is very frightening. >> i'm feeling a little bit more on edge but for the most party try to be aware of my surroundings and like pepper spray on me. >> reporter: police believe someone out there knows who this suspect is, image as of this man are very vivid as you can see in the video. meantime they are asking anyone with any information to please contact the police right away. in south philadelphia, natasha brown for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a new jersey community gathering to remember the life of the robbinsville school superintendent, steven mayer. a public memorial was held at princeton alliance church in plainsboro, police say mayer and his dog were hit and
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killed while jogging near his home in robbins villone tuesday. no charges have been filed against the driver whom police identified as a robbinsville high school student. students at a delaware school are mourning a classmate who died after being assaulted in the bathroom a allegedly by other students. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan has more on the investigation from wilmington. >> reporter: for the second evening the community has come together around howard high school of technology in wilmington where 16 user old amy joyner francis died after an attack in the girls bathroom. >> because it is like, something like this has to happen for people to actually realize what they are doing to themselves and for them not to help that girl is just crazy because y'all letting this happen, y'all letting them happen. >> reporter: officials a say two girls were involve in the a salt and took the tenth grader's life on thursday morning. so far no official word on how
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joyner was killed but police say there were no weapons involve. >> we have to stopped violence. >> reporter: as smoke members of the wilmington community wait to find out about what happened one thing they know is kid need to hear over and over again that violence isn't the answer. >> it touches my heart and myself, that we keep losing other children and burying our children every week or every other week, so it is senseless violence, so, you know, once again, nuisances, another stabbing in the heart for me. >> reporter: howard high school let out early on friday and a lot of young people have been gathering around amy's memorial. also adults from the faith based and other community groups coming out to talk with them, counsel them, reminding them to please stop the violence. reporting from wilmington, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". coming up next on "eyewitness news", alternative solutions for moms, who do not get paid maternity leave, health reporter stephanie stahl tells us unique way more
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women are financing time off. >> we have all dealt with a mess like this i'm's trang do i'll tell you how one college student's invention earned him a trip to the white house. and the little prince and pj's why george was allowed to stay up past his bedtime when we come right back. gloverwhen i visitedi knew whmy family in georgia.ike when i saw bernie sanders getting arrested for protesting segregation, it was powerful. dr. martin luther king jr. was building a poor people's movement where blacks, whites, latinos, asian-americans would come together around economic justice, 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.
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cambridge. afterward they met prince george for the first time in kensington palace, let take a look, the two-year old all deck out in his white robe and pajamas. we hear this was a parentally past his bedtime but he was allowed to stay up and meet the obama's and thank them for his rocking horse which they gave him after he was born. the president and first lady also had lunch with the queen yesterday to celebrate her 90th birthday, wow. >> this past week young inventor from philadelphia landed a trip to the white house science fair for his trip to a pesky problem. "eyewitness news" reporter trang do has more on what that is and young man's unforgettable white house visit. >> a year ago i didn't even have this idea, and, six months ago i would never have thought that i would have been in the white house. >> reporter: been a whirlwind year for this 19 year-old problem solver from southwest philadelphia. >> see, this is the whole problem. >> reporter: shemar combs a
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freshman at penn state abington developed a solution in a high school entrepreneur ship class. >> i would spend the whole time untangling my head fence. >> reporter: wrap it up is a 3-d printed phone case that keeps your head phones neat and tank will free. >> basically headphones would be wrapped up inside of the case, just like this, and that way it will just get all the way around the case. >> reporter: he entered into a regional competition got first place ape ticket to national. this month wrap it up earned him a spot among 100 kid nationwide to present at the white house science fair. >> oh, i'm so proud of him. i'm so excited too. i'm a proud mom. >> reporter: for patricia campbell seeing her son meet president obama brought tears to her eyes. >> did you cry? >> a little. yeah, they were tears of joy. >> reporter: unforgettable moment for shemar. >> i told everyone i would not wash my hand for a while, paw the handshake was just so
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memorable. >> reporter: shemaris working with a 3-d print could go to develop a prototype of the phone case and hopes to license it to sell. on the campus of penn state abington i'm trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good stuff, congrats to him. good saturday morning. little dreary start to the day but don't worry we will get this rain out of here litter this morning and turns out to be a nice afternoon. we will bring in sunshine in the second half of the weekend really pleasant for the second half, of april but lets check with our weather watchers. this is the rain that we're getting. we are not getting a whole lot but we had heavier downpours from the overnight depending on where your location is but blue bell right now jerry checks in at 59, it is a mild start to the saturday in newark delaware. delores at 61. lower 60's here in philadelphia a a in chesterfield, new jersey 60 degrees. same deal in medford, new jersey at andrew's house. chester county, fran cooler at 56. everybody else in the the lower 60's even up toward lehigh valley. we did have a little bit of
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rain throughout the overnight hours. actually over half inch of rain in medford as you get stuck under a heavier shower. delran, alan at .45 inches. but here in philadelphia less than a tenth of an inch, only .3 of an inch officially at philadelphia international airport. at least this is something from the dry stretch that we had but we have more rain coming at us in the seven day forecast. lets go outside right now, dreary, waking up, looking out the window, ugly for your sat the day morning but we will get rid of the clouds and showers as we are looking across the delaware river. cannot even see the sky line this morning. is there areas of some reduced visibility, pretty muggy outside but later this afternoon we will get a cold front moving through here and we will see clearing skies, happening across central pennsylvania and williamsport so that is heading our way. the eventually we will get some sunshine late in the day and even in south the jersey, light rain showers, berks county, lancaster county moving through chester county and even through the city, so give it another three hours or so, nine or 10:00 o'clock, and
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then we will see dry air moving in. we will need rain, it is march y of 3 inches below average. last measurable rain coming into today was april 12th. we were in the nice dry stretch. front clears later this afternoon we will dry out, we are back to sunshine, temperatures still hield in the lower 70's. the cooler air mass builds in tonight and gets chilly. tomorrow's high where they should be mid to upper 60's. maybe close to 70 degrees and as we head toward monday, we're starting to warm things up again, and then a little bit humid as well, upper 70's maybe pushing 80 degrees in some locations. 9:00 o'clock still left over showers from the city on south and east, we will take it longer to move off shore across eastern new jersey. two or 3:00 o'clock we will see sunshine returning and by end of the the day we should have a nice sunset throughout the entire region. that sets up a clear night tonight, that means cooler temperatures, some locations may drop down to the 30's and then abundant sunshine coming at us before the entire day on
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sunday. upper 60's to lower 07's this afternoon. tonight 40's and even 30's in the colder suburbs, it is interior south jersey and lehigh valley and then tomorrow noticeably cooler then today but right where it should be for this time of the year and it will feel warm with that full strong late april sunshine. early morning showers today, clearing skies for the afternoon. 72 degrees. nice north wind ten to 15, pushes out that rain we have been dealing with the past 24 hours. chilly tonight, 45 for the low, with the clear skies, and we will keep that north breeze around at 10 miles an hour, looking ahead to next week for election day pennsylvania, delaware primary, we are going to be dodging showers and thunderstorms potentially high temperatures pretty mild, in the lower 70's. lower 70's today, upper 60's tomorrow, back the to the upper 70's on monday and tuesday, the showers, thunderstorm, lower 70's and comfortable conditions for the second half of the next week. sixty's to about 70 and then
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maybe more showers around by friday. good news rahel to get some rain in here as we certainly do need it. >> it feels like april. >> it does. >> all right, justin, thanks. 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 he stall tells us about the new trend. >> kyland grace is her name. >> reporter: katie simons can't wait to put these on her little girl. the she's in the due until may 12th but forced to take early leave to avoid a premature delivery. >> money is not coming in and it is scary. >> reporter: on top of that she's going through divorce, that is 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 don't put our bills on leave. >> reporter: only 12 percent of the people working in the private sector get a paid
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maternity leave so more and more parents are turning to crowd funding sites this new mom started a go fund me page. she said she work for i great company but does not get paid maternity leave and wants to stay home the full three months allowed by federal law. >> i mean i think it is a good option if you can get people to donate to you. >> reporter: katie's only raised a couple hundred dollars so far so she plans to go back to work after four weeks. >> i do not have a choice with this one unfortunately. >> reporter: reality many new parents have to face. the various crowd funding sites have a one time fee on some sites like go fun me users are usually in the subject to goals or deadlines allowing them to keep a larger percentage of the donation that is they receive. i'm stephanie stahl for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we are counting down to this years race for the cure, cbs-3 is proud to support komen in the fight against breast cancer. join the "eyewitness news" this morning team, jim donovan, brook thomas, katie
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but there are so many examples where that doesnt happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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a new chapter in the snow white fairy tail opens up in theaters this weekend. huntsman winter's war is full of both heart and mullah licensing with hollywood's biggest star. terry okita has a preview. >> it is story before snow white, a dark prequel to a classic fairy tail. the huntmen winter's war is clash of the two queens in an epic power struggle, cher lease theran betrayed her sister leaving her with a hard heart and icy power. >> what did you do. >> reporter: retreat to go a winter palace the ice queen raises a army of the huntsmen chris hemsworth and jessica chastane. >> the major rule in this kingdom is you are not allowed to love because it will bring you hurt.
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>> reporter: hemsworth defies the queen and falls in love with his fellow warrior. >> she's the driving force to overcome any obstacle. within true love of his life. >> reporter: as with all fairy tails this one has a message but a modern one. >> a lot of old fairy tails teaches damsell in distress and i do in the really like that. it is wonderful. we have two people very confident and skilled on their own but they are even better together. >> i'm stronger then all of you. >> reporter: together they take on dark forces hoping that in the end, love conquers all, terry okita for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". still ahead on "eyewitness news" this morning, new details released in the prince's death. thousands of fans gathered to honor prince outside of his minnesota home, i'm omar villafranca in minnesota with the latest on his death investigation coming up. plus a new type of clothing that takes you from the gym to the coffee shop,
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and maybe even the office, we are back in a moment. most new wealth flows it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections.
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my campaign is powered by millions of small contributions. people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change. joe sestak supports a plan that the new york timesfactreported makes cuts to social security benefits. and the plan raises the retirement age.
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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. good morning, i'm rahel solomon. thanks for spending part of your weekend with us. meteorologist justin drabick outside on the sky deck with the wet start to the weekend. >> it is in the the best start
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to our saturday morning but i have some good news. we will see sunshine returning and in the second half of the weekend it is awesome but even today it turns out to be a nice day, just a a slow start to the day and get with the dreary skies right now and off and on shores. outside right now it is mild, every where a cross the region, 53 in the poconos. lower 60's around philadelphia and south jersey, atlantic city, light wind will kick up later this afternoon out of the north as skies clear out. here's another batch of the rain north and west of the city moving through lehigh valley, berks county. give it other two or three hours and it will push through the city. mid to late morning we will be under the gun for some showers and clearing skies for the afternoon. it will take a little longer to get that clearing and dryer air in across eastern new jersey and southern delaware. look at the temperatures, all the way up from the lehigh valley down to south jersey in the lower 60's. six 3 degrees in capitol city delaware. we are low 60es a, still some
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showers around. by 11:00 o'clock we should dry out, a a few peaks of sun in the upper 60's. by mid afternoon high temperatures do reach the lower 70's under mostly sunny skies. so overall not a bad weekend. we will get up to 27 today with the clearing skies, tomorrow, really nice after a chilly start in the 40's, we will rebound nicely up to 68 degrees sunday afternoon in the sunshine and that is typical, for late april. then we will talk about a warming trend on the way for next week when i share the seven day forecast in just a few minutes, rahel, back to you. >> gets better, thanks, justin. pennsylvania and delaware are basking in the spotlight of campaign 2016. bernie sanders is in the first state while a former president makes a couple stops in the philadelphia suburbs. "eyewitness news" report's neat a oh is live to tell us where you you can get a glimpse of the candidates good morning, anita. >> reporter: candidate continue to pitch to voters here in our area they will do so throughout the week and he
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head of the primary next week. at 4:30 this afternoon vermont senator bernie sanders is expect to hold a rally at chase center on river front in wilmington delaware. both clintons are campaigning across the region as former president bill clinton stops at swarthmore school in delaware county this morning. a few hours later he will be joined by mark kelly, a former astronaut and former congress woman gabby giffords shot during an assassination a tempt in 2011. that president is happening at wissohickon middle school in ambler but he won't be the only clinton to have made stops in our area on friday mrs. clinton expect to a small group in abington township about how she hopes to help women break town economic barriers. she praises treasury decision to make harriet tubman the new face of the $20 bill. >> i also want to make sure that women are making the money that we deserve to make. it is not just enough to be on the money, you need to be making the money.
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>> reporter: gun control to access to education. one mother says that the u.s. need to expand its paid family leave policy. diana fine-likes a former classmate said clinton's focus is what cemented her support. >> she was a leader then. she was confident. she was intelligent. i think that she's the woman for the job. >> again, senator sanders will hold a rally in wilmington delaware this afternoon and clinton's daughter chelsea is expect to hold a fundraiser for the campaign here in philadelphia on monday. primaries in both delaware and pennsylvania will be held the following day on tuesday. we are live from the sat center i'm anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you, anita. thousands packed a donald trump rally at delaware state fair ground in kent county. as we just heard the first state holds its primary on tuesday. "eyewitness news" reporter walt hunter was in hairston as trump promised to bring back
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manufacturing jobs. >> reporter: by the time trump took the stage around 4:30, arriving a bit earlier in his personal helicopter, the crowd had grown into the thousands, many had waited in line several hours, before the gates opened up at noon and then stood four more hours inside of the arena but no one complained. >> what impressed me most is he is a pro constitution and supports the second amendment. our rights and our freedom and that is where we stand freedom and liberty. >> delaware was hit very hard by closures of its auto manufacturing plants, right, yes? over the years, including chrysler and gm plants, cruz and kasich support the transpacific partnership which will absolutely kill the auto industry in this country. i am against it. i have been fighting it. if i become president we will turn it around. we will make great trade deals.
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>> reporter: trump for a better part of the hour slammed both of his rivals in a relatively standard stump speech, citing trade policies and immigration policies. >> build the wall, build the wall, build the wall. >> trump is the only candidate, to make a delaware appearance with 16 tell gates up for grabs in tuesday's elections. a handful of protesters peacefully assembled outside of the speech but it was a peaceful day by and large with a lot of energy and enthusiasm for trump candidacy. as to why trump chose to appear in harrington delaware here locals say thinks considered the midpoint on the delaware between upstate and downstate. a strategic middle ground where trump hopes to collect delaware's 16 delegates in the election on tuesday. in harrington, walt hunter, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". one of the donald trump's
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opponents, senator ted cruz continues his campaign in allegheny county. yesterday he drove home his message that trump is a liar. >> he is not going to do any of it. he will not build a wall, he will in the deport anyone, he is telling us, he is lying to us. >> trump's own convention manager paul mana thefort may be fueling a line of attacks. at the rnc spring meeting in florida, he says trump had been projecting an image but part he is playing is now evolving and soon they will see a real different guy. pennsylvania's crucial state for both parties, republicans have 71 delegates, the democrats have 210. here's face the nation moderator who says delegates in the keystone state will play a important role in selecting the parties nominees especially on the republican side, john dickerson. >> if donald trump does not the get to the 1237 needs, to have a majority of the delegates, an unbound delegate, an unpledged
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delegate will be gold for him because he will be trying to make the case to that unbound delegate so he can win on the first ballot at the convention. so, it may become the key state of all key states. >> you can watch face the nation with john dickerson tomorrow morning at 10:30, of course, right here on cbs-3. and reminder that the pennsylvania delaware primaries are this tuesday, april 26th, and new jersey's primary is june 7th. investigators in pike county, ohio have have now interviewed dozens of people, in connection with the murders of the eight family members. there are four different crime scenes, seven adults and a teen were shot in the head. a new born survived, so did a six month-old and a three-year old. grief counselors and community members are now trying to comfort relatives. >> there is a strong possibility that any individuals with this are armed and extremely dangerous. >> the one momma parentally
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was killed in her bed with the four day old right there. >> now, authorities are not sure how many killers took part in the slayings. they say there is in specific threat to the community. police say a pair of shootingness northeastern georgia has ended with the a alleged gunman killing himself. investigators believe that the shootings stemmed from a domestic dispute, that left three men and two women dead. cbs affiliate wrgw quotes the sheriff's office says wayne haas snapped after he found out his wife was divorcing him. deputies say the gun man went home, set his house on fire and then shot himself in his garage. investigators in minneapolis are trying to figure out what caused the death of the legendary pop star, prince. an autopsy was performed friday but it could take days or weeks before the test results are known. meanwhile fans around the world continue to mourn. cbs news reporter omar
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villafranca has more from prince's home in minnesota. >> reporter: we are learning more about the final hours of the prince's life. the 57 year-old mega star who had millions of fans died all alone in his sprawling home in studio compound. >> there were no obvious signs of trauma. >> reporter: local sheriff says prince was last seen at about 8:00 wednesday evening, when friend dropped him off at home. worried employees could not reach prince thursday morning, and eventually found him fully clothed and slumped inside an elevator in the first floor. it is not known how long he had been dead. >> we have no reason to believe that at this point this was a suicide. >> reporter: prince's body was released to his family following a four hour long autopsy on friday. the mood here at prince's paisley park estate is somber as fans showed their love and say good bye. >> i cannot imagine what life is life is like after prince now. >> reporter: since word of the prince's death, thousands have
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been taking part in the dance party in minneapolis. it is expect to last all weekend to celebrate the life of the man that they called a good neighbor. omar villafranca for cbs-3 eyewitness hawes. paying tribute to prince amc theaters announced it will play purple rain in the theaters starting to day. film starring prince was an unlikely hit when it was first released in 1984 but it turned into a colt classic, purple rain made nearly 70 million-dollar, and the sound track went on to sell more than 25 million copies. and the film will run in 87 of the amc u.s. theaters through thursday. go from the gym to the super market, maybe even the office, all in the same outfit, and new type of clothe ago this lets women conquer it all without ever having to get shade, that is coming up. philadelphia lantern festival is opened. find out the effort it takes to develop one of these
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spectacular displays. still some showers around this morning? justin is back with what you can expect for the rest of your weekend, don't go anywhere, stay with us.
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sell more stuff, as "eyewitness news" anchor jim donovan explains, more celebrities are jumping on the fitness fashion band wagon then ever before and a big new trend, act leisure wear. >> reporter: fans of the beyonce can look like the queen, items from her new fashion line, ivy park are now for sale. it is part of the fitness meets fashion trend called athlete leisure. kerr carrie underwood and other celebrities have launched active wear lines. the point make stylish, flattering collette ago this can go from the gym, coffee shop and some cases the office. the multi purpose fashion widens the base of people buying these brand. meaning more money for the apparel companies. the fitness fashion market has been hotter then ever before. according to u.s.a. today the last fiscal year nike's women's business grew 20 percent. that is more than twice the rate have of growth on the men's side in the same time period. it is in the just nike. according to research from the
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npd group from june 2014 through june 2015, women's fitness apparel out paced the overall fitness apparel business. growing 9 percent as compared to just a little less than 7 percent in the entire industry. when you are talking about a multi billion dollar industry those percentages do add up, which perhaps means more celebrities, and brand, wanting to cash in. reporting for three on your side, i'm jim donovan. >> if you are a costco member your annual fee could go up next year. analyst with the financial company, ubs says retail giant could bump it basic member from 55 to $60. so far no comment from costco. its last price hike was in 2011 and increased membership prices at the retailer usually happen every five to six years. a camera lens on the move was sold at auction for big bucks. the lens was used by astronaut dave scott during the a polo 15 moon mission in 1971.
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scott, who owned the lens, until selling it at auction says the lens was an integral part in the camera used in the america's four lunar missions. the cameras was used to take nearly 300 photos on the lunar surface and in orbit. the boston based rr auctions sold the lens for more than $450,000. there cool. >> and justin joining us now with a preview of the forecast too. >> yes, maybe you want to break out your telescope later on tonight, do some star gazing because we will clear the skies out. we will get improving conditions later on today so we will have to get through the next few hearst dealing with some rain but it is mild, still a little will bit of mugginess out there as well but check out the temperatures, all the way up, in the lehigh valley right now, allentown julia checked in with 61 degrees with cloudy skies. they are about to get light rain as well, even closer to the city, farther south in eagleville, lou also sitting at 60 degrees. same deal in parts of the new jersey, this hour, even delaware in on the action right now, lower 60's.
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sixty-one at delores lee's house in newark, delaware. we will go into a milder spot in new jersey clementon where david dutch is sitting in the clouds at 62 degrees. we did have needed rainfall throughout the overnight hours. really depended on where you were and pockets of heavier rain came through medford where andrew checked in over a half inch, .6 of an inch of rain. here in fill less than a tenth of an inch, only .3 of an inch at the airport. .4 in levittown, mulika and only .3 in eagleville and, in cherry hill. lets go backup to the lehigh veil, northampton county to be exact. live look at bethlehem from the hotel bethlehem we are looking south. still cloudy skies, you guys are getting light rain, and some wet roads, give it the another hour or so, and then you'll start to get that rain out of here as this front continues to move on off to the east. and let's check out storm scan three. it looks like the heavier rain has come to an end as there were pockets of heavier showers early this morning, and light rain and drizzle moving through berks county,
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lehigh county, eventually northampton county and this will role through the city. and then we will see clearing skies happening, across north central pennsylvania dew point temperatures are running high. it does feel muggy from the city on southward. it starts to feel humid. but it is dryer to the north and west. that dryer air mass continues to push in southward, through date today. we do have abnormally dry conditions for, montgomery, bucks county up through northern new jersey, and again this is a problem. we will get more rainfall in the next several days. pollen report, still on the high side, oak, burch, mapel main pollens outside right now. even with the showers around this morning and this afternoon it is still high. we will kick up the whip. high levels continue tomorrow, into next week. so later this afternoon, cold front will move off shore, we will break up the cloud, the showers, coming to an even. high pressure build in tonight, and then, it is
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allowing for a chilly night to develop across the region and then tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, a and then nice ape dry. we will keep that dry trend into early next week. before our next storm system, bringing in some showers in here on tuesday. and then temperature wise, once we will get the sunshine out, upper 60's, lower 07's for this afternoon but look at what happens tonight. clear skies, and the wind will calm down a little bit. we will lose the heat. thirty's in the north western suburbs. i wouldn't be surprised interior south jersey, to the 40's around the city. and then tomorrow, it is cooler but closer to average for this time of the year, comfortable with the sunshine. so this morning, again, showers around, giving way to sunshine this afternoon, 72 degrees with the high temperature. tonight, mostly clear, chilly, low of 45 for the city. there is that extended forecast, classic april conditions, with temperatures just all over the place, and, every 24 hours it changes. we will have low 70's today, upper 60's tomorrow, back to full sun, and warmth on monday, and 77, and then showers move in for the primary votes for pennsylvania, delaware and
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lower 70's and still comfortable for the second half of next week. temperatures in the 60's to 70 . do you love watching weather? you can be featured in the newscast by becoming an eyewitness weather watcher, sign up now at cbs philly.com/watchers. justin, thank you. we know that you are a fan of science. i suppose justin, you use a little bit of science in meteorology. >> a little bit, of course, you have to. >> absolutely. >> budding scientists, this one is for you. if ale science festival is now underway. showcasing more than 90 experiments across the city. "eyewitness news" this morning got a sneak peak of one of those experiments this week but next week on april 30th, this explosion, yes will be magnified. we will have reactions going off at once at penns landing. the goal, to get the next generation excited about the sciences. >> on sunday, something for really young kid.
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these are connects, build nice little structures. we will be building a 29,000 piece connects and your kids can come and contribute to build ago this unbelievable structure. >> incredible. >> and we have all you need to know about the science festival, on our web site at cbs philly.com. future meteorologists in the house. also, this weekend franklin square is shining bright. the philadelphia chinese lantern festival is now opened. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabao gives us a tour >> reporter: franklin square, like you have never seen it before. adorned in thousands of lights and dozens of lanterns, this is a glimpse into the far east, brought to the north east for the very first time. >> the company out of china selected philadelphia as only north east city to have this incredible festival. >> so beautiful.
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>> reporter: rose marie shanely works in the park and watched the philadelphia chinese lantern festival take shape, 20 chinese artisans worked none in stop over the last month and a half. >> wow, there is no words to describe the beauty, and the hard work. >> reporter: the four story spin pagoda reached great heights and brought to light the grand chinese dragon lantern. >> we have a 200-foot dragon, 21 feet high and 18,000 pounds. >> reporter: for the next several weeks, they can enjoy the silk and steel lantern and chinese culture. >> there is 25 displays, artisans, every evening, performances on a stage, it is a beer garden here. >> reporter: it is also beautiful way to celebrate franklin square's tenth anniversary. >> these are candles for the cake so we are real excited. >> reporter: franklin square will remain opened throughout the day but starting at
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6:00 in the evening you will need to buy a ticket because that is when the festival flips lights off. >> reporter: spectacle of light from china to philadelphia with love, at franklin square, jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and there is a lot coming up on cbs this morning the saturday. anthony mason and vanita nair join us live from new york with the preview, good morning. >> good morning, rahel. coming up art of the inspiration how one woman's painted inspired a best selling author to write its first children's book. plus a business partner sent him out on his own. we will go to an ambitious eatery housed inside a suburban mansion. rock and rel role hall of famer bonnie rate is back we will talk about how recent tour got her started and she will perform in the saturday session. >> all that plus your eye open's head on cbs this morning, saturday. >> all right, thank you very much. a neat a and anthony, always lots to look forward to, thank you. the flyers return to the
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wells fargo center tomorrow for game six of their first round playoff against the washington capitals. in the second period, ryan white's shot, goes off of the capitals defenseman and took the let. flyers took the lead. michael neuvirth made the lead stan. he haded a playoff career high 44 saves. flyers win two to nothing. stay with us, justin is back to tell us when those showers will clear out, this morning. we will be right
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gloverwhen i visitedi knew whmy family in georgia.ike when i saw bernie sanders getting arrested for protesting segregation, it was powerful. dr. martin luther king jr. was building a poor people's movement where blacks, whites, latinos, asian-americans would come together around economic justice, 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. it is deceiving out there because it is wet but it will be a nice weekend. >> real nice weekend. we are dry right now but there will be another round of rain this morning. give it until 10:00 o'clock, not the best chance to see the
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showers. it is in the raining the whole time. temperatures in the 60's. about 11:00 we may see a few peaks of sun and that sun will increase in the afternoon, warms us backup in the lower 07's. chilly night tonight, 30's and 40's for a low but nice sunday, mostly sunny, 68 degrees. we will feel more like summer on monday, upper 70's, maybe 80 and better chance of steady rain on tuesday. >> summer is on the way. well, that is "eyewitness news" for now, we may be signing off on tv but we are always on line cbs philly.com, cbs this this morning the saturday is next. have a great weekend.
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