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ukee washington. right now storm's outer band are felt on florida's atlantic coast. president obama has declared a federal state's mergecy for florida, that clears the way for federal aid. now millions, have evacuated in coastal area of the southeastern u.s. and many others plan to ride out this powerful storm in shelters. weal go to meteorologist kate bilo for very latest, for the storm's track, kate. >> now this storm is looking very, very strong and may strengthening as it moves over the warmer waters of the gulf stream as it approaches east coast of florida. we have another hurricane, hurricane nicole. nicole is expect to slowly start to stay out to sea and me ander in about a circle. it will not impact you had at least not any time soon but matthew obviously will. matthew is looking very strong, well organized, here's the eye, heading toward grand bohamas where it will make a land fall on the eastern, western part of the island. northeast part of the eye wall with the strongest wind and threat for tornadoes
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approaching that area right now and eastern florida is next. tonight into tomorrow morning. so again, there is that eye, moving over the western part of the grand bohamas island. it is now jogging due west, headed for the coast of florida. it will become on the northwest trajectory throughout overnight hours and into tonight. latest stats on matthew still a category four very powerful, very dangerous hurricane, wind at 140 miles an hour centered around that eye wall. those wind they are feeling in grand bohamas island right now. central pressure at 938 millibars. it may make land fall or at least brush along the coast if it does not make it on land. this is right through tonight and into the first part of tomorrow. downgrades to a category three. the it will hug the coast of georgia, south caroline, slowly weakening and watch as it makes this loop, much of north carolina will see heavy rain rather then wind damage. this could loop around and impact florida again as a weakening tropical storm as we
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head into next week. biggest impact is storm surge, wind damage and heavy flooding rains. up to 10 inches have rain possible. you can see hurricane warnings from miami all the way up through coastal south carolina mandatory evacuations have been ordered, coming up weal talk about more of the impacts of the storm surge and rain that this area could see, and weal talk about our region as well, rain this weekend, possibly, into directly impact by hurricane matthew. weal tell you about that coming up. jessica, back to you. well, volunteers from our area, about florida to help in the aftermath of matthew. "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden is live, with more on that, joe. >> reporter: good evening, as kate elaborated this is a serious situation. in fact, officials in florida, georgia, south caroline air calling all of this has led to a historic evacuation. so, as millions flee, the red cross is heading in, ready to step in, when matthew is all said and done.
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heading to the danger zone volunteers from pennsylvania, leave philadelphia's red cross headquarters, and hurricane matthew gained steam on florida. land fall is forecast to be just hours out. >> we expect to see a wall of water, we expect to see torrential rains. >> reporter: denise and robert, will drive down in what the red cross called the emergency response vehicle. they have been keeping an eye on the forecast, that has continued to worsen. >> i think it will not be good. it is really coming up, really hit that area. they will see storm surge 9 feet. >> reporter: red cross officials and scores of volunteers will drop anchor in south carolina until the storm passes. only then will a full comprehension of the damage be known and volunteers like the van nest will be deployed to where help is needed most. their mission to taxi food from place to place, and they expect to be on the ground for possibly three weeks. >> is there always someone that will need help down there. so they will find us.
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>> as you might imagine red cross is not alone. cbs-3 is told that peco is getting set to head down in the morning. they will have a crew of 50 people, and 35 trucks, to help, with the expected power restoration. live this evening in center city, joe holden for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> weal wish them a safe trip, thanks very much. scott pelley will have very latest from florida azamat you takes aim at u.s. he will anchor live from west palm beach tonight at 6:30 on the "cbs evening news" right after we sign off. a philadelphia judge ordered ride sharing services uber x and lyft to seized operations in philadelphia. that order was handed down today, stems from a lawsuit filed by taxi work's lines of philadelphia. the judge's order says that the companies could be held in contempt of court if they continue to operate here in philadelphia, which both are continuing to do. a tell rare i permit that allowed the companies to operate was issued in july before the democratic national convention.
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it expired at the end of september. in a statement uber says this order makes it more clear that the clock has run out for harris burning to pass a comprehensive ride sharing bill. we are calling upon leaders in the house to put ride sharing to a vote, as soon as possible. the new jersey transit train that crashed into hoboken's terminal last week was going twice the 10-mile per hour speed limit at that moment of impact. federal investigators released a new details today. they also say that the the train sped up 38 seconds before that crash and the engineer hit the emergency brake less than a second before impact. engineer told investigators he has no memory of the crash that killed one person, and injured more than 100 others. some workers who earned their living in the city of philadelphia are getting a raise. city council updated wage ordinance and "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is live at city hall to explain, alex? >> reporter: well, this will impact thousands of security,
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janitor will qualification and maintenance workers just to name a few. approval among city council was unanimous on a bill that expands the current prevailing wage ordinance. it will now apply to. >> all employees, hospital, universities, airports, support and stadiums that take a public subsidy or public land. >> the message is if you want public money we need to guarantee you will create good jobs. >> reporter: she's provided security for city university for 14 years. she says that it is time to pay the people back. >> there should never have been a blind eye, you turn your eye to it. >> reporter: this is not receipt tremendous active, instead it will go into effect for any company or institution asking to be subsidized by the city from this point forward. >> we have a great opportunity here in philadelphia, and over saying with this bill is if you take tax dollars you need to give back to the working people. you need to give back to our
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residents of the city of philadelphia. >> reporter: so what is a prevailing wage? well, that pretty much means that it must meet industry standard. reporting live, from city hall, alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you, alex. in campaign 2016, pennsylvania tops list of must win states for both hillary clinton and donald trump. the vice-presidential nominees are keeping up the fight for key battle ground state. democrat tim kaine met with philadelphia's students and teachers today as he tored spring garden elementary school. clinton is off the campaign trail preparing for sunday's presidential debate. meantime republican vice-presidential nominee mike pence appeared the at a town hall meeting with veterans in gettysburg today. vice-presidential nominee said donald trump would fix a system that failed to provide better compensation and health care for vets. trump will rally supporters in new hampshire tonight. a little more than 32 days now before we get to election day, keep it right here on
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"eyewitness news" for updates as we get closer to november 8th. we have everything that you'll need to know on our web site at cbs philly.com. well, crews are busy cleaning up the devastation left behind after two homes were ripped apart, following a natural gas explosion yesterday in trenton. twenty-one people were taken to the hospital following that blast but none of the injuries were serious. officials are still trying to determine what cause that had explosion. a group of temple university students are collaborating and creating, "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos shows us how a group of entrepreneurs are coming together to build their own dreams. >> reporter: this may seem like any off campus temple housing but what makes this apartment different are the businesses, that these friends operate just down these stairs. following the music, into the basement here on the 19th and diamond street you'll find a group of friend, room hate, having fun and jamming out.
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but this isn't your typical temple college apartment. >> these guys are entrepreneurs. >> my business is media. >> prepare you is trying to be the first, business to do a food truck. >> reporter: they run i am rest i have companies from right under their living room. >> understand your brand. >> i work in branding for triple x which is a start up in philadelphia we ensure everybody that touches a product is paid a fair wage. >> reporter: between spontaneous soccer matches, family style dinners and x box tournaments, these current or recent temple grads operate different start ups from branding and video production company, sustainable clothing business and cell phone repair shop. >> weal go from eating dinner to go to the movie and get in the conversation with some crazy far out business idea. >> it became a think tank. >> reporter: that is why ellen weber, temple's executive director of innovation and entrepreneur said these types
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of living conditions are perfect, not only at university level but also for philadelphia as a whole. >> they are exactly, exactly the kind of brain power that we want to keep in the city. >> reporter: reality though is keeping the businesses expanding, and eventually, moving out of the basement. >> it the is essentially happening right now, it is growing out of the work space, which is kind of something that we all know is going to happen eventually. >> reporter: near temple university, greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". also to come on "eyewitness news" at 6:00, the pawned just keep coming off. >> i look forward to the stepping on the scale in the morning because every day i'm losing a half to a pound. >> reporter: new weight loss trend now available in our area health reporter stephanie stahl shows us the balloon diet and how it can help you. iconic institution celebrates a milestone, the way they are commemorating 40 years at the plea touch
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on the cbs-3 healthwatch tonight a new way to lose weight without surgery, or drugs. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here now with one of the first success stories in our area. >> it is a big success. this device is designed to help people eat less while they headache lifestyle changes. it is just being offered in our area. we have followed one of the first asians for over a month to see the results, ourselves. >> a month ago these pant would have been super tight on me. >> reporter: susan has lost 21-. here's why. a balloon like this is in her stomach, temporarily. >> best thing to prevent from you becoming hungry. >> reporter: doctor robert bailey is a first in the area to use the gastric balloon to help people, lose weight. >> what we do is we place it, down the mouth, down the stomach. >> reporter: once inserted with a narrow catheter the balloon is filled with 600cc's of saline and endoscope is removed.
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>> this seems really big. >> it is big, your stomach is receipt i big. it takes up half of your stomach. what this will to is give you a scrum seven start. >> reporter: susan has struggled with her weight since she quit smoking and then broke her ankle and developed arthritis. >> this whole journey of i would lose 20-pound, then nothing, would i gain 30 back. i just hit a brick wall. >> reporter: at hill-susan is working with diet counselors including a trainer, getting into good habits so she can continue to lose weight once balloon is deflated and removed in six months. it took nine minutes for the balloon to be laced and susan was mildly sedated and asleep and then ready to start her new journey. >> that is awesome. >> what the studies show is that people lose about 10 percent of their total body weight between 30 and 40 percent of excess weight in the first six months. >> reporter: susan is now exited to get on the scale and keep up with her new habits that include eat ago lot less. >> i'm actually looking at it like a healthy lifestyle
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change. >> reporter: thousand f.d.a. approved gastric balloon cost $8,500 which includes a year of weight loss counseling. it is not yet covered by northern. we should say there is another gastric balloon made by a different company. >> it is amaze to go see that in your hand and think that is in your stomach. >> yes, right. >> that is right. >> it works. >> hopefully she will get healthier. she looks great. thanks, stephanie. it the is ladies night in downtown haddonfield with boutiques, galleries proving this one is for the girls. >> fun filled night including dining, relaxing, shopping. shoppers go by different specials and surprises at the various locations. the partnership for haddonfield's marketing committee is host of the event which goes until 9:00. >> great night to be out and about on the town, kate. >> beautiful night. >> can't complain about this weather. >> it is sunny, warm. not too warm but just fall perfection. much like yesterday. much like tomorrow as well. we are really sitting receipt i with our weather here in
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philadelphia no problems at least until the weekend. we have some rain, on saturday, especially late in the day saturday. we will look at that coming up in a moment but lets start with the if stuff. the positive news. live look down the shore where the sunset is, in full swing. of course, on the other side of the camera but you you can see reflection of the skies, cloud over the horizon here in ocean city look beautiful as waves role in and storm scan three shows not a whole lot going on in our region with high pressure overhead. you can see a trent this is great lakes and that will be moving through our region heading into saturday and will eventually bring some rain. this could be enhanced by moisture that will be lurk ago long east coast thanks to the restens of hurricane matthew. we'll a closer look. temperatures feeling good, 37 in philadelphia. seventy-three in wilmington. sixty-nine in millville. warming up you do not need i need a jacket but you will, as we drop in the 50's overnight. there is that high in place through much of the day tomorrow but this front approaches from the west. tomorrow is still sunny, nice
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day clouds from matthew stay well to the south but as this front starts to work its way in you can see that moisture for matthew could get along the coast. 8:00 o'clock saturday morning, rain is back to the west but we will start the day with cloud cover as we pick up some rain, best threat for that will be 6:00 o'clock saturday. on this view it looks like matthew will get pulled up the coast. it will circle will down toward south east coast. saturday afternoon and evening our best shot for rain, then we will clear that front out and sunday looks different. lets go through sometime period on matthew. this is matthew as you head into overnight at 4:00 o'clock tomorrow morning, very, very close to the coast here just north of fort pierce and watch as it hugs the coast. we could make land fall somewhere around melbourne area and part of the eye goes on shore. could possibly make several land falls and stay off shore, but heavier rain to the north of that storm and this is 12, 18 hours of it moving along the florida coast. this is 7:00 o'clock tomorrow night.
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then it starts to hug coast of georgia and south carolina, heavy rain saturday morning to the north around charleston. heavy rain saturday evening in north carolina and that will wrap back around. as far as rain is concerned these numbers are staggering over 10 inches for west palm beach, melbourne 6.73. jacksonville 7.86. along the coast storm surge and wind damage, core of matthew's winds could reach 125, 125 miles an hour. that could cause significant, wind damage destruction along flat coastline. mandatory evacuationness place, 100 plus mile an hour wind and 11-foot storm surge possible and estimated 9.6 million people, could lose power, and overnight, mainly clear, quiet for us, definitely a whole lot different up in our neck of the woods with that storm staying to the south. so your seven day forecast just had some rain on saturday especially in the afternoon and evening, sunday 67, cooler, breezy, pleasant, monday and tuesday looking good and monday and tuesday nice, nights in the 40's, we may even have frost in the
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suburbs on monday morning. it will get chilly there. >> yes, very chilly. >> kate, thank you. >> don up next in sports. >> a lot. >> burr. >> i know. >> we're talking about the the bird. hes is a good player had a bad moment. one coach weighs in on nigel bradham's arrest. and one on one on doug pederson, how andy reid's fingerprints are all over the i survived breast cancer. if the doctors hadn't caught it early i might not be sitting here. so i'm outraged that pat toomey voted to defund planned parenthood... which thousands of pennsylvania women depend on for cancer screenings. pat toomey was even willing to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shut down the government over planned parenthood? i think we ought to shut down pat toomey. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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nigel bradham's linebacker is facing weapons charge after mistakenly leaving a loaded gun in his hand bag while traveling through an a port in miami. today defensive coordinate the or jim schwartz gave us this gem of the sound bite. >> well, worst thing i have ever forgotten at airport has been i razor or belt, or something like that, you know, and i'm the guy in line that if that person five people ahead has a bottle of water in their luggage i'm throwing my hand up like seriously do you ever travel is this do you in the know you can this is take water in? this takes it to a different level. the most disappointing thing for he is it takes away from the nigel that we see every day. a good teammate. a hard worker. a trust worthy player on the field. but hey, facts are facts. i mean, you do dumb things, you know, pretty soon you will
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be labeled a dummy. >> and then there is that. >> it is throw back thursday, so perfect time to talk about doug pederson. rookie head coach has been following the old andy reid play book when it comes to building the birds. this week i spent sometime with doug and we talked about reid's influence on his career. >> ultimately it is andy reid. andy reid has had most influence on me. he coached me in green bay, he coached me here in philadelphia then i work for him here and in kansas city. i have been around him the most. so most of my football background has been, based on what he has taught me over my career. >> give a chance for dougie fresh, we will toss the ball around and talked about reid, carson, importance of family and much more. see doug pederson like you have never seen him before catch our conversation tonight after thursday night football, cardinals/49ers, 8:25, we will be rightk;,t
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breaking news on the pennsylvania turnpike a serious crash is shutting down a stretch of the westbound lanes in chester county. chopper three live over tredyffrin township. police say that one person was critically injured in the crash between valley forge and downingtown exit around 12:45 this afternoon. we are told westbound lanes will be closed this will at
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least 8:00 o'clock tonight. well, philadelphia's please touch museum will be displaying a brand new exhibit this weekend. >> celebrating 40 years of learning through play, it will feast tour, the last four decade from mr. potato head to cabbage patch dolls and even, ninja turtles. many childhood memories will be revisited. the exhibit runs this saturday through the holidays, and then into mid-january. >> cabbage patch kid. >> how about those. >> thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00, "eyewitness news" returns at ten on our sister station wpsg the cw philly and we will be right back here on cbs-3 after the game. >> up next, "cbs evening news". tonight a team of correspondent in florida azamat you makes land fall, they will take you inside the national hurricane center and also visit shelters there, complete coverage of the worst hurricane to hit this part of the u.s. in a decade. scott pelley is next from west the u.s. in a decade. scott pelley is next from west palm beach, florida.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: a killer off the coast. powerful hurricane matthew approaches the eastern shores of florida. >> you need to leave now. so if you're in an evacuation zone, get out. >> pelley: waters are rising. the wind is how long. the rain is coming down. four states order evacuations gee, i live right by water, so i'm leaving. >> pelley: streets and airports empty out. shelters are filling up as the storm that left more than 100 dead in the caribbean approacheses the southeastern united states, forecasters make a dire prediction. >> this could be not only a very expensive hurricane, but a very deadly hurricane. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.

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