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and here's is what happening on the campaign trail swings through pennsylvania. tonight crowd are lining up in bucks county to see republican nominee, donald trump. but not everyone is happy about his visit to newtown tonight. good evening i'm ukee washington. i'm natasha brown in for guess contact "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt is live from newtown where trump is expect in a half an hour or so, david? >> reporter: hi in a cash a people are slowly filing in here. they have to get through security. we saw several thousand people outside, donald trump was at a rally in johnstown pennsylvania, western part of the state earlier and then take the stage tonight but not everyone in newtown is happen bye this tonight because it is on the site of the popular athletic club, in fact, ukee and natasha some people have have cancelled their memberships. thousands waited in line to see donald trump at newtown athletic club but not everyone in town agrees with the venue.
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>> people have their own opinions, and if they are not in favor of trump, yes, i totally agree it should be somewhere publicly not private. >> reporter: tony downs lives in newtown and told "eyewitness news" it nice rope eighth for donald trum top speak at newtown athletic club? she said not all members support the republican date. >> but long time club owner jim worthington does not care he invited trump to his club with open arms. >> single most significant event in 38 years so i'm excited in that respect. but we're excited for people of bucks county. >> reporter: some of his former members don't see it that way. >> it is up to about 20 people have cancelled their memberships and more threatened, have used this as an opportunity to say, that is fine, they have a choice as well, just like i have a choice to put this on tonight. >> reporter: newtown resident dan says he cannot stand donald trump but supports jim worthington's decision. >> i don't like him as a human being forget whole business
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thing and not being qualified, but that doesn't mean, you know, so what, you know, he is the candidate, let him say his peace to his people. >> reporter: clearly a lot of mixed reaction around newtown and bucks county. i want to point out we're in a field house, separate field house which is behind the new town athletic center, jim worthington says this is not opened to members that is why he doesn't understand the problems but in the end he says he has about 20 cancellations so far. if there are more, that is their business. we will have have more tonight, at ten and 11:00 from donald trump's rally in newtown reporting live, david spunto for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". democratic nominee hillary clinton will be back in our area to hold get out the vote rally in philadelphia tomorrow. clinton just wrapped up a rally in cleveland, ohio. buck eye state is another critical battle ground. clinton told crowd a clinton administration would build an
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economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top. clinton's vice-presidential running mate tim kaine rallied young tells, at penn state this afternoon. he also met with the university student union. later kaine stopped at a creamery, in addition to rallies with hillary clinton in philadelphia on sat take, kaine will also campaign with clinton in the city of pittsburgh. vice-president joe biden stumped for hillary clinton in wilkes barre today. biden weighed in on the sexual misconduct allegations involving donald trump. vice-president says he wished they were in high school so he could take trump behind the gym. count down is on, just more than 17 days new until voters head to the polls. keep it right here on "eyewitness news" for latest on both candidates as we near election day. also this evening, students at 14 pennsylvania state universities, are heading back to class. a tentative deal has been reached between the faculty union and state system of higher education. "eyewitness news" reporter
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alexandria hoff was at west chester university, one of the affected schools, help the word came down and striking faculty walk off of the picket line. >> reporter: third day on the picket line for state run university faculty across pennsylvania, came with energy and expectations. >> hopefully things are moving closer to the end. we're thinking we are close to the even. >> reporter: those hopes were validated around 4:00 p.m. a tentative agreement between faculty union members and pennsylvania board of education was sealed with a smile, and put an end to a strike that has stalled learning and consumed campuses of 14 state run university, west chester being the largest. according to the pennsylvania association of state college and university faculty they were able to eliminate 249 contract changes proposed to them by the state, with full-time faculty members opt to go take less than the other bargaining unit state nothing part our primary goals were to preserve quality education for
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our students, protect our adjuncts from exploitation and make sure that the varieties of faculty work are respected. >> i would much rather be working then on the picket line. >> reporter: west chester university professor john heelly got emotional when he learned a tentative agreement had been reached. >> i do get emotional. you fight for something, you believe in something. >> reporter: west chester university faculty were prepared to sit out on this home coming weekend and now they don't have to. governor tom wolf was in west chester today and faculty union has expressed gratitude to him for his support. reporting from the campus of west chester university i'm alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". philadelphia police continue to investigate charred remains of the dead body, found behind a building in kensington. body was found this morning just before 8:00 a.m. near 2100 block of east allegheny avenue. remains were so burned they could not identify the gender. surveillance camera at nearby
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laundromat were not working at the time of the incident. residents complained that increased drug use and crime has fracture the neighborhood and police tell us they have increased officers and support in that area. atlantic city police officer shot in the line of duty is getting better every day. two close friend talked to our cleve bryan, about his road to recovery, and the other ways his fellow brothers and sisters in blue are helping to support him. >> reporter: five weeks ago atlantic city police officer josh fidel gave a smile and thumbs up leading everyone know he was down but not out. >> one thing about josh is he is not a quitter. >> he was responding labor day weekend. after brain surgery he has been in full-time rehabilitation learning how to walk and recover from paralysis on his left side. >> basically put in the exoskeleton and computer teaching him movements just to headache that connection between his brain and legs and arms. >> it is unreal until you see it. >> reporter: officers jesse logan and daniel crammer are
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close friend, they are helping support josh's wife and three daughters. youngest was born after he was shot. >> help out with the family. we see him once a week. whatever he needs we have his back. >> reporter: they are not the only ones. the camden county police department wants to raise money for his family and is challenging atlantic city's police and fire department to a charity hockey game. friday camden squad practiced to get ready for atlantic city for an established team. >> we are just looking forward to play in the game and we are looking forward to make i donation to the officer as family and helping them out. >> reporter: game will be this saturday at flyers skate zone in atlantic city. >> get to play for josh and be one of my friends and playing in the charity event for him. very excited. >> reporter: puck will drop around 6:00 saturday night. if you'd like to come out a ten-dollar donation to get in but get here early because they have silent auction and 50/50 raffle and all of the money benefits officer vadell's family.
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in atlantic city, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". memory card full of photos and lost in new york city but found by a south jersey woman has been reunited with its rightful owner. >> no problem, thank you. >> gade witt is from germany and, perform in the orchestra in new york city. he lost the card last week while visiting the 9/11 memorial. tammy, of cape may county found it while doing the same thing. now witt says he is very happy to have his memories back. >> lots of home wrist. >> memory card contained more than 2,000 photos, taken during witt's travels all around the world. so glad he got that back. >> great ending, indeed. >> coming up in three minutes, an accident changed a life and as he knew it.
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>> i couldn't put my shoes on, my pants on, or anything. it was just so hard. i didn't want to live. >> our stephanie stahl shows you how he for the you the his way back and found new meaning in his life, this local man shares his a hazing journey when we come right back. transformation of magical proportions, reason people walking through chestnut hill this weekend, will feel like they are in a whole new world. kate. and we are seeing some showers, moving to the area right now, along this strong front but it is have after the showers clear out that we're really going to feel the big chill, wind pick up and temperatures, drop, tomorrow we will feel like the 40's all day, i'll tell you when rain clears out and what to expect for eagles game on sunday, leslie. kate, sixers get another injured big man back tonight when they finish up preseason play against the heat and carson wentz has a good start to his career and vikings isn't advised at all, we will talk about his early success.
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when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message.
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the month of october is national disability employment aware in month designed to emphasize importance of fining work for people with
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disabilities. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here with one very, very special success story. >> reporter: wait until you meet walter. more than 5 million people are living with disabilities nationwide, some can't work but many can, and there is a gentlemen in south jersey who is getting all kind of award now you not letting his disability define him. getting out of his heel chair and walking was something that walter was told would never happen. >> i could not to anything, you know, that was just, just so hard, like i didn't want to live. >> reporter: he is thriving now working at home depot where he has been awarded employee of the month and top seller. >> i'm helping people finding things in the store that they have to walk up and down the aisles to find. >> reporter: it was a motorcycle accident ten years ago that initially left walter unable to move his arms and legs. he had been a welder, outdoorsman who looked different then. >> how long was your hair. >> i donated 36-inch toes
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locks of love. >> we will give him a stretch. >> reporter: walter's transformation happened here at bank croft neuro rehab in south jersey first with physical therapy. he is able to walk short distances. >> where is the vehicle. >> reporter: and then with job training and career counseling. >> misconception that people with disabilities aren't capable of doing things, they will be slow, not as productive but that is in the the true. >> reporter: lewis foreman director of outpatient vocational services works with patients like walt tore get them back in the work force. >> work brings meaning to peoples lives. such an important part of everybody's life. people with disability want to go out and work as well. >> reporter: walter, hoist 58, has been working for a year now. >> it is just so good. it makes he feel good. >> reporter: his collection will be growing, next up from the new jersey department of labor, walter being honored for achieving career goals, dreams after devastating injuries, and moving past his disabilities. >> beyond belief, it really
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is. >> reporter: well deserved. in addition to all of those awards, walter is engaged to be married. he says that bank croft turn his life around and he is sharing his story hoping that more companies will give opportunities to people with disabilities. they are able bodied people. >> yes. >> we have more information on all this for you on cbs >> thanks, stephanie a rebater it. magical days are in store for philadelphia. make sure to bring your wand. >> want to be witches and wizard will be descent on chestnut hill for fifth annual harry potter festival. fans of the popular show will address part at germantown avenue transforms into hogsneed. the today event feature several activities leash a tournament and september train transported in to a hog warts train. you were big on that with your children. >> yes, i love that festival but it will be tomorrow, do you remember from the movie
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the tournament where it was rainy, windy. >> that is what tomorrow is going to be like unfortunately but you know they sell hot butter beer in chestnut hill. not alcohol. it is delicious. that can warm you up a little bit. >> art imitating life. >> yes, it will be just like that day, certainly at hog warts for that tournament. i know you know what i am talking about my fellow nerds out there we have nice weather this evening but it is all about to change. today we will hit 80 degrees. that makes it five straight days in the 80's here in late october. it is unheard of. but it is all changing tonight. here's is what going on outside we will go outside to the have roof cam where clouds are filth they are after a mostly sunny beautiful day. still nice outside and tonight is the night. if you want to sit outside, have dinner out doors, tonight is the night to do it because i don't see another day in the foreseeable future where you will be able to do that and we are heading quickly toward november. storm scan three shows all
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this moisture converging on the region mainly lifting from south to north, this front has been taking its time. that meant good news for us. we had bonus day to day, showers proceeding front impacting southern new england. nice little wedge of try air that brought sunshine today but now showers are approaching and they are starting to weaken a little bit in berks county right the now seeing rain, portions of the lehigh valley and poconos as well. we will see scattered showers this evening and tonight in philadelphia but as i will show you the steady showers will come through overnight. temperatures right now still very warm but we're on borrowed time. it is cooling down already in lancaster and reading. we are down to the lower 60's. meanwhile 77 in philadelphia. seventy-two in millville. here's the cool air we are feeling tomorrow only in the 50's in state college, pittsburgh, cleveland, 40's right now in buffalo and here it comes. good news for high school football fans out tonight for friday night lights game of the week looking good. mostly cloudy, there will be a shower possible but 63 degrees
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can leave the coats at home, leslie will have have more coming up. future weather showing scattered showers at 8:00. not a wash out but scattered ones out and about but overnight 12:00 a.m. we have heavier rain. that continues through 2:00 a.m. it wraps back around with light showers saturday morning before this system finally wind up, gets out during afternoon hours on saturday. but you'll feel wind gusting to 40 miles an hour tomorrow making highs in the 50's, feel like only the 40's. i mentioned cutting things in half. other day was 86 degrees. the saturday much of the day will feel like maybe 43, temperatures or feels like temperatures have been effectively cut in half by this front and all day saturday not feeling much better than 40's, sunday we will feel whole lot nicer and good news for eagles fans. sunday at 1:62 degrees, cool, brisk, but it is better, nice football weather on sunday afternoon. tonight showers, thunder, windy, worst is overnight so
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that is good news, showers in the morning and then gusty wind, sun coming back but it is brutally chilly after what we have been enjoying this week. sunday and monday look good and then another cool down tuesday and wednesday sunny and nice but highs only in the 50's and they will stay there next thursday as well. one of those crying about 80's being too hot for october that was me at one point. >> i'm fine witt. >> it is back to the chill. >> here we go. >> thanks, great football weather. >> sure is, linc is place to be all weekend long when temple tosses out one of the best offense this is college football in south florida. sunday yes, sam bradford returns to face his former team. what toss he think about carson wentz performance so far pat toomey and donald trump: they're just wrong for the women of pennsylvania.
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"new fallout for donald trump..." "should a woman be punished for having an abortion?" "there has to be some form of punishment." "for the woman?" "yeah, there has to be some form." "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion, and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: they're not for you. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles,
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that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: donald trump and pat toomey anhave plenty in common --.
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they're both putting pennsylvania women at risk. even after trump bragged about sexually assaulting women, toomey stood by him. on women's health - both trump and toomey would defund planned parenthood. on abortion: trump: "there has to be some form of punishment" toomey: "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: too dangerous for pennsylvania women. bennie logan will test out the his injured groin sunday morning before the game with the vikings but at this point it is unlikely he will play. sunday's game marks return of sam bradford as you know he was traded to the vikings eight days before the start of the season. carson wentz took over for the bird. carson has played well in his first five games winning nfl offensive rookie of the month and sam bradford says he is not surprised. >> you know, i could tell that he wanted to be great. he was committed to coming
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this every day, working really hard. i think progress he made from ota's to training camp was phenomenal. you just watched him lay. i'm not advised at all by the way he has played this year because you could see it on the ra field? the sixers will play their final exhibition game of the season tonight in miami and one of the many injured sixers will play, jahlil okafor getting his first run in the preseason. he missed all five games with the right niece soreness. the same knee he had surgery on last march. brett brown says ben simmons will be back on the court in january this years number one pick broke his right foot, at end of the training camp last who. and it this at linc temple will play south florida. owls have pay back in mind here president last year they handed them their first conference loss of the season. they have to stop south florida's backfield tandem of quarterback quenton flowers, and running back marilyn mack. the last year they combined for 560-yard of total offense and six touchdowns.
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>> if quenton, marlen or any of those guys they have, if they break out, fastest people we have played against they are gone. we have to have great safety play to get balls on the ground. >> live look at war memorial field in doylestown, that is the location of the the friday football frenzy game of the week between big rival cb east and west, i'll have highlights with this game and self others on the friday football frenzy at 11:00 right here on cbs-3. >> e everybody is there, already. >> everybody is there. >> yes. >> huge game. >> yes. >> been that way over years. >> thanks, leslie. "cbs evening news" is just a few minutes away. >> charlie rose is in for scott pull which a look ahead, charlie. >> hi you you key and natasha on the "cbs evening news" an attack on the internet. we will tell what you prompted many web site to be taken town and who might be behind it. plus donald trump takes on the first lady, as steve heart hand is on the road with the simple story about a guy and a
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girl, a trans plant and love, just ahead on the "cbs evening i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions. now, as chairman of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i'm leading the fight to stop the epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse. as attorney general, i'll prosecute anyone who scams our seniors. and i'll hold the oil and gas companies accountable to keep our drinking water safe. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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716ers mascot franklin, went to great heights today,
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if he raise money for the schools scholarship. >> and franklin repelled, 29, stories down the side of the two commerce square, wow, other folks who were repelling took part in what is called the building adventure fundraiser which will help raise money for students, from under served communities. >> participants in the event raised a minimum of $2,000 each, but selected goal here of $300,000 this year. and a million dollars over a five-year period. all for a great cause. >> franklin doing a gig up there. >> i'm not quite sure. >> oh, my. >> that is frightening. thanks so much for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00. "eyewitness news" returns at ten on the cw philly and we are back at is 11:00 on cbs-3. >> up next, "cbs evening news". donald trump takes on michelle obama what he said about the first lady. oprah makes a big statement about hillary clinton. charlie rosies in for scott pelley. take care family, we will see
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you tonight.
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> rose: a massive attack on the internet. web sites are taken down. who did it? >> it doesn't look like the kid in the basement with a laptop. >> rose: also tonight, trump hits back at the first lady, dredging up her 2008 campaign attack on clinton. >> you can't run your own house, you certainly can't run the white house. >> we can't say that. it's too vicious. >> rose: holly williams on the front lines of the war against isis. >> reporter: one of the swat team was injured. they had on pull back, and now they're trying to pin the isis gunman downed in the building. >> rose: and steve hartman, a man on a mission to save a life changes his own forever. >> i spent four years in the marine corps,


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