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willful, deliberate, intentional and purposeful. >> early voting is already under way in dozens of states and more than 20 million votes have already been cast. voters head to the polls in just 10 days. stay with "eyewitness news" for complete coverage as we count down to election day. now the supreme court will consider what some are calling a landmark case for transgender rights. it involves a virginia high school student who was born female but identifies as male. cbs correspondent marlie hall reports. >> reporter: graph vin grim is the transgender high school student at the center of what is now a supreme court case. the high court will decide whether the female born 17-year-old can use the boy's restroom despite ob objections from the gloucester public school district in virginia. >> it's hugely significant. >> reporter: cbs news chief legal correspondent jan crawford says the court's
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ruling could be used to resolve similar disputes across the country. >> for north carolina to texas, this decision could really set the law for how schools must treat transgender students. >> reporter: the obama administration says transgender students should be allowed to use restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identities but more than a dozen states have issued ahold on that directive sparking protests and lawsuits. for the past two years, grim has been extremely vocal in the fight against his school. >> to me this is one way that -- that the school is saying we don't believe that who you are is legitimate. >> reporter: if if the ninth seat on the court isn't filled how will this affect the case. >> if they divide four to four then the lower court ruling would stand and that would mean that the student would win but it wouldn't set a nationwide precedent. >> reporter: the supreme court is expected to hear
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argues in the case this winter. the ruling is expected until june. until then gavin grim will not be able to use the boy's bathroom. marlie hall for cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> three astronauts meantime are almost back home after 115 days aboard the interception nah in space station. the spacecraft is expected to come back to earth in about 20 minutes or so, a little more than three hours after undocking from the iss. the crews should just be beginning their descent back to the. 's atmosphere with a scheduled landing in kazakhstan at 11:59. thousands of rowers are on the schuylkill river this weekend. they're all part of the teams battling the out in one of the largest regattas in the nation. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh is there to show us what makes this competition so special. >> reporter: as they lift their boats and drop their oars to the water. [cheers and applause]
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>> reporter: thousands gathered in philadelphia on a chilly saturday morning for the head of the schuylkill regatta an annual event held since 1971. >> i love the schuylkill, one of the best of the year, definitely the premiere rowing event in there fall. >> reporter: the regatta is one of the largest in the country with more than 8,500 competitors from more than two dozen states. >> i think it's exciting to have so many crews from like so many places, there's a florida crew here, i saw virginia. >> reporter: add dee had your witnesses joined penn state's crew team last year and said there's a lot of training involved. >> get up by 5:30 and leave by 6:00 and spend time on the morning every morning before classes even start. >> reporter: it's a different kind of sport and that's what drew chris smith of franklin and marshall in. >> just the team camaraderie of it. it's a sport where no one person can be the star. it's the team is the star. >> reporter: and that's something ryan gotberg of duke is learning. >> played soccer in high
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school and i wanted to try something new. so far it's been really cool. it's fun seeing other teams. >> reporter: competitors weren't even fazed by self reports earlier this week avenue small crocodile in the water. >> our president posted about it in our facebook. that's kind of exciting. who would expect a crocodile in the schuylkill really. >> reporter: croc or no croc they're vowing to be the fastest and head of the schuylkill. anita oh cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> an amazing display of sportsmanship during a college championship race. at the acc cross country final boston college runner madeline adams was just 20 yards from the finish line when she fell to the ground struggling to get up. rivals from clemson and louisville lifted her up and carried her across the line. proof that sometimes there are more important things than winning. very nice. a building that was a crucial place in american history is getting new life in gettysburg. that is coming up right after
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the break. plus... >> come brave souls inside dracula's castle. i'm teri okita in transylvania romania where two guests will spend halloween night
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i can't believe gus, you're not scared are you? you're the second most famous groundhog in pennsylvania. i don't like thunder! (bashfully) this is getting creepy! (sfx: loud thunder clap) grrrr, did you say creepy? creepy cash? the new instant game from the pennsylvania lottery. yeah, with top prizes of 50 grand. that's a monster of a prize. keep on scratchin' >> welcome back. a preservation group is wrapping up a special $6 million restoration project at gettysburg. officials cut the ribbon on
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the stone house and grounds that served as confederate general robert e lee's headquarters. the 4-acre property had been privately owned. there was a motel restaurant and shop but history buffs fought to bring it back to its original look. one that is honoring those who died in the civil war's bloodiest battle. >> totally different. i did make a visit here a couple months ago when they were remodeling it. and they had pretty much stripped it down to everything. this was a turning point in the civil war. from here our country got brought back together. >> well, plans called for the site to be turned over to the national park service. and two very brave individuals will come face to fang with the legend of track half the winners of a contest will get to spend halloween night inside the transylvania castle. teri okita went to romania to find out what tricks and treats are in store.
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>> reporter: this misty mountain top manor perched high above transylvania was reserved for royalty until now. for the first time in its 640 year history, brand castle will open its medieval wooden doors to two overnight guests from the public. the spooky fortress is the backdrop for the 1897 bam stoker classic dracula. it holds a labyrinth of candle lit corridors and secret passageways for the guests to experience. >> they will arrive in transylvania by horse driven carriage. at night going to sleep with only sounds of wolves howling outside the castle. >> reporter: ab and b he received more than 80,000 entrants for its contest for people longing to spend halloween night. to he regain this strength dracula needs rest inside his coffin which is where the winners will sleep if they
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can. despite his reign of terror the blood thirst he tea shape shifting dracula remains the most popular horror figure of all time. bam stork's great grandnephew says he knows why. >> the story revolves around superstition mythologies and immortality. it's always been in people's consciousness. what happens after you die. >> reporter: guests are warned not to bring garlic crosses or silver which could scare off the vampire. they'll find out soon enough if count dracula lives on. in transylvania teri okita for cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> scary. all right, well, halloween cuteness overload here. babies in a california neonatal intensive care unit were dressed in land made costumes including pumpkins butterflies tore he reand theme he mow and even a little baby hot dog. costumes were specifically designed for babies as small as 2 pounds. they were sewn sewn by nurses social workers and parent volunteers. those babies were once in the
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nicu. >> that's a little hot dog. >> they're so little. >> so adorable. >> so cute. >> doing well with their halloween costumes on. so, our costumes here should be okay, right? we're not going to get drenched? it's not going to be coat weather. >> not going to be drenched. might need the coat especially after sunset but it's going to be a nice beautiful fall-like day. it's not going to be warm. we'll change things up. tomorrow if you like that warmth, soak it all in. mid 70's in store but today was a mild day as well. getting a live look at center city philadelphia our temperatures still 63 degrees. our average high temperature for the day is 62. so, obviously above that at this late hour. bit of a breeze though out of the southwest. might have you reaching for the jacket, up around 12 miles per hour and what a difference it is from this morning to this afternoon. 40 degrees this morning, a chilly start to the day. you probably had your winter coat on and then didn't need it as we went into the afternoon hours. sunshine and a high temperature that topped near 70 degrees in philadelphia.
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so, what a turn around from morning to afternoon and temperatures right now, though, we are not going to see that big cooldown tonight and into tomorrow morning. 63 in philly, 58 degrees one of our cool are spots in allentown, 64 in wildwood and 60 degrees in mount pocono. and all across the region temperatures are still very mild at this late hour. the coldest air bottled up in far northeastern new england. 70 in state college and same case 68 degrees right now in pittsburgh. overnight you can probably leave those windows opened, falling back to 59 degrees patchy clouds around. tomorrow some sunshine clouding up for the afternoon and temperatures soaring 75 degrees with some late day showers and even a few thunderstorms as a cold front moves across the delaware valley. storm scan3 showing us pretty quiet conditions precipitation-wise. mostly cloudy conditions will take us throughout the overnight period. by tomorrow we'll see those scattered showers develop but we'll be dry during the
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daytime hours. you need to take the dog out, daytime is going to be good for that. as we head into the late afternoon and evening, city timing for showers to forms five to 9 p.m. we need this rainfallly our rainfall deficit over four and a half inches in philly. we start off with dry conditions tomorrow morning. there are the clouding up of the skies especially west of i-95 into the afternoon. showers start to break out into the lehigh valley and poconos and then move their way eastbound as a cold front traverses across the region. could see some heavier pockets of rain and then as we head into the evening hours that rain spreading east into south jersey. down the shore into the second half of the week some showers, some rumbles lingering along the coastline 9, 10 o'clock and then by midnight that rain clearing out of here and then as we head into the rest of the overnight tomorrow skies clearing out completely setting us up for a dry commute on monday morning and a dry halloween as well so yes, don't have to worry about
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any foggy costumes. sunshine takes us throughout the day, clear skies into the 7 o'clock hour. although much cooler 58 degrees for the 3 o'clock hour, falling back to near 50 degrees by 7 o'clock and letting you prepare now it's going to be brutal but yes, daylight saving time is upon us, next sunday november 6th and our sunset time will be 4:52. yes, fall back so plan on that. enjoy these temperatures around the 6 o'clock hour because that's about to change and then for tomorrow enjoy the warmth, 73 degrees, sun and clouds down the shore, evening showers an few rumbles. showers kind of on and off through the day especially in the afternoon in the poconos but a mild day at 59 degrees and halloween is much cooler. 59 degrees but a beautiful fall day, nice and crisp, bootiful. tuesday 63 degrees to kick off the month of november. we're back in the 70's by wednesday and thursday. and then eventually cooling down once again as we head into the end of next week,
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62 degrees by friday. >> we're just all chipper here. >> right. >> giddy. >> we're so giddy. did you say the sun will set at 4:52. >> yes. >> wow. >> uh-huh. >> i know. >> now we're not giddy. it's upsetting. >> now we're not giddy. all right, thank you. lesley make us giddy again. what's going on. >> well, i'll try. [laughter] >> flyers had a tough week. flyers played their fourth game of the week facing their cross state rival. flyers down. later in the period we have jake voracek with a penalty shot but a you believe couple moves on marc-andre fleury and he scores his second goal of the game. and the fans knight nice outfit guys. in the third pens with the control of the puck. malkin scores on the rebound. it was his seconds of the game the.
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flyers lose to the penguins today sorry natasha five to four. sellout crowd watched the sixers give the defenders all they could handle. over 16,000 fans came to the center this afternoon to he seat sixers play the hawks. the second game for joel embiid. the big man playing just 20 minutes a game after missing two years with a foot injury end he wasted no time getting the six ors on the scoreboard. dropping a 3-pointer on his first shot of the game. the crowd loving it. to the third quarter he gave the fans another reason to cheer. drives to the basket and makes the shot embiid with 14 points in 15 minutes of action. but the hawks just too much. paul milsap scored 17 points. sixers with 20 turnovers. they lose 104 to 72. over to the linc we go temple taking on cincinnati. after being south florida the owls three and one in conference play and control their own destiny in the aac east division. walker in the shotgun finds
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adonis jennings. touchdown and the cherry and white go up 10-nothing. temple went ahead 17-six. not forth ryquell armstead goes into the end zone for the first of his two touchdowns the owls are now bowl eligible for the second straight year. penn state back in the national rankings after upsetting ohio state last week. they're on the road take on purdue today. that game tied at the half but penn state got things going in the second half and ran purdue oft stadium. nittany lions with the lead. handoff to barkley. 81 yards to the house. he had two scores. penn state wins it 60 to 24.
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heading to franklin field penn taking on the brown no score. alec touring guess son hits watson for a score. penn with an early seven to nothing lead. second quarter tug son going 17 records for the score. penn won their tenth straight ivy league title 21-14 the final. >> thank you very much, lez he lee. meet the next generation of television and our children, they look up to us. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. who we'll entrust our country and their future to. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies?
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the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? our children are looking to us. what example will we set? what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton, because we're stronger together. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan,
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my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. >> beautiful day with perfect conditions to be outside. fairmount park played left to a healthy halloween event today. "eyewitness news" at the smith memorial playground where kids and their families traded the candy for some healthy awl alternatives. those who came out enjoyed costume making arts and crafts and other fun activities as well. just no candy. young aspiring journalists from our area got an up close and personal look at the inner workings of a tv news station today. this year's kyw news radio he news studies class paid a visit to our studios. the students herr valuable insights from the one and only jim donovan. news studies is a six week course that teaches news skills. the future generation of us. >> yes they are. >> good luck you guys.
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>> that's "eyewitness news." i'm natasha brown for lesley lauren all of us here we do appreciate you staying up late with us tonight. if you're up early join our morning team and we're always on have a great night. >> ♪
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hope you brought me some bug spray. how come people don't get killed in high-end spas or nice handbag stores? what fun would that be? oh, my god. she looks about 18. well, how'd she end up here? probably not voluntarily, judging by the bruising and scrapes. she's posed. looks like her neck's broken. i don't see a wallet or a purse anywhere. well, she's all dressed up. yeah, dressed to kill. or be killed. i'm gonna look around. yeah. can i get a couple of unis to do an area search up that way? you two, start an area search. woman: got it! man: yes, sir!
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(flies buzzing) baez! we got another one. look. boss, we got another one. get your guys to bring the tape. officer: guys, over here! (flies buzzing) hey, don't let 'em come any closer! what is it? my god.
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it's a killing field. jamie. hey. thank god you're here. why? what's up? he's in bad shape. he's got a couple broken ribs, collapsed lung, and there's bleeding into his brain. who? they didn't tell you? sergeant just said a prisoner was asking for eddie. oh, my god. it's my dad. on first inspection, it looks like the same manner of death for all three-- blunt force trauma to the head. the neck bruising is consistent with being strangled. any ideas when they might have been killed?
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the first one was no more than 12 hours ago. the other two, i'm guessing they've been here for weeks, maybe even months. thanks. let's go. woman: detective reagan. are we looking at a serial killer here, detective? i cannot confirm or deny that. you're starting to sound like the commissioner. are we looking at a serial killer or not? what we're looking at is a coward who gets off on killing innocent young women. okay, any leads? yeah, we have a lead. if he was smart, he'd turn himself in. now. but, detective... ♪ 50 feet and we're out of here. commissioner, can we please confirm the commencement date? we'll get back to you on that. thank you. erin and the mayor at 9:00. good evening. hi. frank: mr. mayor. frank. the mayor is telling me i should put my application in for judgeship.
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really? well, she's smart, she's fair, experienced. and she looks good in a black robe. (erin and poole laugh) and she'll bring diversity to the bench as it's currently formed. well, i'd still need approval from your advisory committee. well, i have some pull there. erin: and final approval from the mayor? erin, i hear he's a fan. excuse me, mr. mayor. she who hesitates is lost. look before you leap. woman: commissioner. katherine tucker. hello. a candidate who will be losing to me in november. that will become new york city's first female mayor. can i have a word? how's your investigation into my husband going? i don't know what you're talking about. you're going to pretend that you don't know what's going on inside your own department?
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that'd be a first. then it's a first, 'cause it's the truth. when i sat on the city council, i watched you tear them to pieces any time they tried to challenge your leadership, and now i'm supposed to believe that your right hand doesn't know what your left is doing? i don't care what you believe. but i will look into it. and i'm telling you that if it's true, when i'm mayor, you can kiss your job good-bye. can i take it to dinner and a movie first? you think this is funny. yeah, kind of. you're threatening to fire me from a job you don't control that you can't know i'd want. but i will look into it.


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