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at 11 the septa strike hitting commuters hard. what commuters need to know >> they should move forward. eagles fans weigh in after josh huff is arrested it's the kickoff to top three tuesday jim donovan is on your side making life easier. but we begin with the story
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causing grid lock across the city. the septa strike, i'm ukee >> i'm nicole brewer in jessica dean. today's commutes were nightmares. is there any hope it won't be as bad tomorrow? alexandria hoff is live in center city where negotiations stand as frustration continues to build. alex? >> reporter: monitoring these negotiations all evening long. there has been back and forth but no remedy at this hour if you're heading into the city tomorrow morning make sure you give yourself extra time. >> reporter: philadelphia commuters who were able to muscle threw a jammed morning commute felt blindsided as they attempted evening regional rail rides home. >> we just got an announcement work they're picketing at the train station. and i don't drive. >> reporter: picketers preventing regional rail employees led to mass train
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delays for the only remaining septa transportation in or around the city >> when i get there i get there >> that line is all the way out and past the stores. >> reporter: frustrated decided instead >> we're walking down eighth and market and taking the train to jersey. >> reporter: avoid of 4700 workers who would typically operate city busses subways and trolleys. the swarm was swarmed as septa and transit workers union continued to negotiate an end to a day old strike >> they've been going back and forth with proposed which is a good thing, you never settle anything when you're not talking. >> reporter: negotiations between the sides have been taking place all evening through a immediate yurt. but no middle ground has been found as of yet. union worker as disputing modified contracts that they say negative impact employee wages benefits and holiday work. the number one issue pensions. >> congressman brady also voiced
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concern if the strike were to persist into next week through the election not so much people getting to the polls but put people have to leave extra early, he fears they can miss the opportunity to vote altogether. reporting live in center city, alexandria hoff cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> thank you. the philadelphia parking authority has made changes as a result of the septa strike. first, the p p a is giving a one hour grace period so drivers can have extra time getting back to the cars. second, there is no ticketing in residential permit parking zones from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. also, some authority run garages are offering ten hours of parking for $10 for more on the ppa changes go to cbs3 philly.com. you'll find great information how to get around during the storage. stay with "eyewitness news" for the latest were developments on the septa strike and unless something breaks before the end of this newscast morning team will have the latest starting at 4:30.
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we are learning new details about the arrest of philadelphia eagles receiver josh huff. >> team mates and fans are weighing in. first sports director don bell is here with exactly what happened. >> we've been following the situation since early this morning. let's talk about it. josh huff was pulled over for speeding on the new jersey side of the walter whitman bridge around 11:00. it has the 25-year-old in hot water. while requesting his license registration and insurance, he asked him about the smell of marijuana coming from his car. according to court documents, huff turned over a small amount of marijuana, less than 50 grams along with a gun. the gun was not loaded but magazine contained six hallow tip bullets. he was charged with illegal possession of a firearm and for the possession of marijuana. his attorney tells "eyewitness news" that his client is very upset. >> reporter: obviously, he's very disappointed, you know what's going on here. but again it's early on in the
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situation. we really haven't had a chance to look at all the allegations. >> perry also tells "eyewitness news" josh huff was released on $25,000 bail. we don't know if huff had a permit for began in another state. but new jersey has extremely strict gun laws. the eagles released a statement saying we're aware of the incident today involving josh huff. at this point we're gathering more information. now, here's a little bit more information about josh huff over the last couple of weeks. he has been a huge part of the eagles's success after their upset win over the vikings. he was named nfc special team's player of the week. nicole. eagles fans and team mates are weighing in. some are rallying around him. others are asking what he was thinking. thinking. >> birds fans may be loyal but
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they cal them sthaiz them and reaction to josh huff's arrest was no different. >> first reaction stupid. >> they forget they're still held accountable >> money plays a big part >> cut him and move forward >> strong words after he was stopped for speeding after the walt whitman bridge. charged with possessing a gun without a permit. he also faces a disorder'sly person's offense for having a small amount of marijuana >> he could be carrying, speeding. it's silly >> you would think these guys would be a little bit more >> a lot of people look up to you >> the guy got the world and they don't know it. >> they're extremely negative light >> george matthews told reporters despite public scrutiny he's standing by huff >> i'm going to be praying for him. i know he's not a bad guy. hoping his name gets cleared >> a process that will likely tame some time.
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should huff play sunday? ? i don't know. >> until it's cleared >> yeah he got to play? no he should not >> people make mistakes >> it's the giants and we need him there. >> now the nfl personal conduct policy says even if you're not convicted of a crime be the have engaged in conduct prohibited you will be subject to discipline as it is considered a privilege to be part of the national football league. the eagles are still gathering information. ukee? >> bill cosby back in a montgomery county courtroom for a pretty hearing. lawyers for cosby pressed the judge to keep his deposition in a decade old lawsuit out of his sexual assault trial. they argued he agreed to answer questions under oath after being assured he would not be charge wanted any crime. he's charged with sexually assaulting former temple coach andrea constand in 2004. the hearing is expected three more days. in 2016 new national polls
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show the presidential race is tightening one week to election day. with pennsylvania still a battle ground state you can expect to see more appearances from both campaigns. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt says the list includes not only the candidates but a well-known spouse and rock star. >> reporter: donald trump made a pit stop inside this king of prussia wawa tuesday. a sign that philadelphia and the suburbs really are as important as political watch dogs insist >> i'm president there won't be obamacare so you don't have to worry about it. >> reporter: during a policy speech in front of a few hundred in king of prussia. trump and his running mate mike pence pledged to get rid of the affordable care act. better known as obamacare the moment they move into the white house >> i will ask congress to convene a special session so we can repeal and replace. >> reporter: trump and mike pence focused heavily on
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pennsylvania. an average of the latest polls has clinton up 6% up. we win pennsylvania hillary wins the election, we lose it hillary loses the election. >> reporter: clinton campaigned florida tuesday where she extend the olive branch to all voters >> i want to represent those who vote for me and those who vote against me. >> reporter: she'll join katie perry for a get out to vote concert saturday in philadelphia. milania will give her first campaign speech of the season thursday at 2:00. mike pence was in western pennsylvania tonight for a rally according to hillary clinton's website. her get out to vote event with katie perry saturday is the last campaign event in the state of pennsylvania before election night. of course that could change. that's how things are now. we're talking one week from tonight until election night. reporting live david spunt, cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> won'ting be long now.
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an historic church in fishtown is saved. about two dozens nightmares showed up to a hearing of a zoning board of appeals which could ultimately decide the fate of historic saint lor rent anxious church. the archdiocese shut the church in 2014. a developer is appealing to the board to rezone to the church from single to multi-family living but plans to build 23 apartments inside >> there has to be another plan that can save this church that is not going to cram cesar dean like apartments. they're literally the size of my living room >> i'm hoping the zoning board looks at this as the only viable way to save the building because the archdiocese mismanagement and hopefully they allow this to happen >> the board decided to hold off on that a decision for another two weeks. tonight jim donovan van is back on your side with top three tuesday. >> from dining discounts to approving your child's game to
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learning a new language. a few minutes cannot only save you money but expand your horizon. a bold statement by pope francis. why he says women will likely never be priests in the catholic church. today turned out to be a nice albeit chilly as the clouds rolled in. seasonal for november. but starting tomorrow it's going to start feeling like september tomorrow and thursday. i'll tell you what happens when the warmth comes to an end bono making history, the honor he's receiving from a beauty magazine. that's next.
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the state of new jersey rejected atlantic city's turned around plan for a possible state take over of the town. city's five year plan does not bring enough stability to atlantic city's finances. that plan included laying off 100 workers. atlantic city elected officials disagreed with the state's decision and say they will fight any take over attempt. a glamor magazine annual women of the year list is making history u2 front man bono is the first man to make the lets. he's being honored for his humanitarian efforts. all honorees will be recognized. glamor said their thinking is outdated and there are many men doing worth thing for women. remarks from pope francis are making headlines. he told reporters during a trip
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to sweden that the catholic churches ban on female priests will likely never change. he pointed to a document in 1994 by john paul the 2nd. he closed the door and female priest hood amazon is getting a head start on the shopping season. the company launched its black friday deal store. it will include new sale items as often as every five minutes. it runs through december 22'nd. last month it said it would hire 120,000 temporary workers to help out this holiday season. . you may have thought it was just another tuesday. but here at "eyewitness news," it's top three tuesday. >> that sound serious. do you want to cash in on restaurant discounts? maybe you're looking for a sports coach? what about learning a language in five minutes a day >> you never know. jim donovan shows you how you can do all three and all you need is your ceremony. >> reporter: round and round it goes. where it will stop nobody
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jim donovan. >> i love it. >> i also love this weather. tomorrow even better. >> tomorrow is even better. today was pretty seasonal. like a november day should feel. do you believe it's november already >> here we go and it will get colder as the month wears on. the normal high 61. we get to about 60. changes are coming. it's going to start feeling more leak september in the next few days here's a look outside. it's a cool night but not as chill as later night. trick or treaters holding their pumpkins with candy. it was chilly as temperatures drop rapidly through the 40's once the sun went down center city looking good. no problems and not a lot of tail lights out there right now. lots to talk about. average high for today is 61. by the end of the month the average high is only 50.
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a big tumble in those average temperatures. we fall back this weekend. delay daylight savings time comes to an end, get your extra hour of sleep. enjoy it. early sunset. saturday the five to ten meteors per hour and looking like great viewing conditions. temperatures not as bad as last night. this time low 40's even 30's. we're sitting in the mid 50's in philadelphia, voesh in allentown, 51 in millville, an indication of the warm air a that's starting to push inform highs today across the northeast and midatlantic region only got to about 60. that's about normal for this time of year. 59 in sample list berry maryland 61 in dc. here comes the warm front. we go from highs around 60 to highs well into the 70's in many spots. our high tomorrow, 73. dc 74. richmond virginia may get near
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80. doesn't look like any records will be broken. we're far from the records. the record high from tomorrow is 81. we'll get to 73. on thursday the record is 80. we'll get a little closer as we head towards 76 degrees. then it all comes crashing down. clouds dispay thing. tomorrow sunny beautiful. no problems. thursday starts off with sunshine but by thursday afternoon here comes our next front. scours maybe a they don't remember thursday afternoon. mid afternoon and then by about 6:00 this could be out of here and temperatures will then begin to drop pretty noticeably into the end of the week and the weekend. tonight not as cold we'll bottom out about 49. tomorrow, a big warmup 73 with a mix of sun and clouds, your "eyewitness news" weather seven-day forecast, 76 on thursday. then the bottom falls out a little bit. that being said we're only really going back to near normal. friday we're a full 20 degrees colder than thursday. big difference out there friday. the weekend is on the cool side.
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temperatures going back to -- start to go back but it's a sunny weekend. a little crisp, nice november next week looks pretty good. except for thursday afternoon, it's a rain-free forecast >> i'm watching the clock. here we go. >> nobody like that is, by the way. can we do away with that are. we're talking about sports seven games into the season. how would you grade carson wentz so far? doug pederson weighs in on the rookie's progression sixers and magic from south philly literally comes down to the final (narrator) attention medicare beneficiaries. (alex) if you have medicare or will be covered soon, here are some important things you should know. first, if you think
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. rumors ago lor. several reports had the eagles snooping around for a wide receiver. the birds did not make a move for play maker on the outside. that means no upgrade for carson wentz. the rookie threw only 11
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incompletions in their loss to the cowboys. at least six of those were dropped. we're now nearing the midway point. bird are 4 and three. here's what doug pederson thinks about carson's play so far >> the numbers may not be there. the thing is he's not turning the ball over. sideline which a lot of people don't see, the communication with his offensive line receivers with myself, with frank is the best i really been around. >> eagles giants sunday in the meadowlands. final game of a three game, they lost lie 32 saturday. tonight they look to bounce back against orlando. joel embiid. people this guy is ridiculous. first quarter. how about dario surge? sixers up by nine. second quarter. how about joe, jo.
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four blocks for joel. third quarter, embiid, the jumper 18 points, ten boards. first career double. orlando recovers, the sixers now. look at the -- another turnover but the ball ends up to surge. he's bound by tj mccouple with a chance to win it. he nails him. and that's how the sixers fall tonight. 103-101, heartbreaker almost inventing new ways to lose. before the game the sixers trading away jeremy grant to the oklahoma city thunder. grant was a second round selection in a 2014 draft. made immediate contributions to the team. in the deal, the sixers acquired turkey big man and a conditional first round pick from okc. we need your help picking
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our friday football frenzy game of the week. here are your choices wore the at collingswood. cherry hill west at camden catholic westmoreland. cbs.com/frenzy. it is a voting season by the way >> the sixers going to have the close? you got to finish them >> inventing new ways to lose >> they played hard. >> thank you. >> up next the flyers team up to ♪ i had an injury to my neck. it wasn't as serious injury it was a herniated disc. anything that could go wrong went wrong. i've been in the hospital twenty three times since.
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. members of the philadelphia flarex time out to give back. >> jake vorachek led the team to saint christopher's hospital. where they visited with patients and they didn't come empty handed. this is part of the nhl's cancer campaign. kate? well, your weekend watch
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looking pretty good as of now. only tuesday but the weekend it will come up quickly at least let's hope. we're going to be feeling like september the next couple days. by the weekend back to cool air, lots of sunshine. it will feel like november is supposed to feel. don't forget we set the
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