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gearing up for election day, and in less than 12 hours, millions of voters will head to the polls in our region. are we ready for is what sure to be an historic election, philadelphia election officials have a message for voters concerned about any potential problems at the polls. good evening are one i'm jessica dean. aim ukee washington. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt is in south philadelphia with what you need to know tonight, david. >> reporter: hi ukee and guess contact polling locations like one behind me in south philadelphia firehouse will open up at 7:00 in the morning. philadelphia officials say that the city is ready and anybody who thinks election will be rigged in philadelphia is wrong. hold back the blue curtain and find more than a year of ads, debates, argument and dinner table conversations right there in front of you. >> election day in the city our size with more than a million voters, it is a turbulent day. >> reporter: philadelphia city
commissioner al schmidt in charge of the elections does not want you to worry. his team has been working for months to make sure things go as plan. schmidt has spent a lot of time recently defending the process in philadelphia after this comment from donald trump. >> i just hear such reports about philadelphia. we have to make sure that we're protect. >> reporter: it wasn't just one time, trump frequently tells his supporters that the election will be rigged. he mentioned philadelphia, and city commissioner lisa dealy won't have it. >> they might be that candidate's first rodeo but it is not ours. we're ready for tomorrow. >> reporter: last thursday pennsylvania state police raided two local offices of fieldwork, a grass roots organization that canvases for democratic candidates. >> it is an ongoing investigation so we will be interested to see what they uncovered. >> reporter: talks of hacking in the the voting machine in philadelphia, impossible according to schmidt, they are not connect to the internet. >> it is like hack nothing to a companieser oven, you could not possibly.
the these are old machines. it is problems with having older technology but in this election whether it is concerns about hacking and things like that it is a real benefit. >> reporter: one of the signs that actually old technology is a positive things, if you get in the booth tomorrow and don't feel comfortable paper ballots are always available at every polling site. just ask for one. reporting live in south philadelphia, david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". the hillary clinton campaign is holding aing about rally on independent mall in philadelphia. the candidate will be joined by her house pan the former president as well as president obama and first lady. bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi are performing. rally has led to road closures in olde city, right now market street is closed from fourth to seventh street, and fifth street closed between arch and market street and then sixth street is also shut down from arch, to chestnut street. it will be a live look at independent mall from chopper
three, look at the that picture. traffic is a mess with road closure and crowd is building as people wait in line for several hours, our greg argos is on independent mall right now with more, on this big turnout the vote effort. good evening, greg. >> good evening, ukee. you said it exactly correct. this is a big turnout the the vote purpose, one day before the election, clinton campaign decided to come right here in center city philadelphia many political experts say pennsylvania is hillary clinton's firewall, she need to win the state in order to win the presidency, and what better way to do that then to focus on heavily democratic city like philadelphia. now just one day before the presidential election and hillary clinton has been crisscrossing the country at a dizzying pace battling and targeting battle ground states like the state of pennsylvania. earlier this morning she held a rally in pittsburgh hoping to drum up support in the western part of our state, she continues to stay on her message which is continuing to promote unity, equality, and
strong economy that she says works for all families. >> i'm here to ask you to vote for yourself, vote for your families, vote for your futures. vote on the issue that matter to you, because they are on the ballot, not just my name and my opponent. >> reporter: this event is scheduled to kick off around 7:00 o'clock. the clinton's and obama's are expect to speak around 8:00 o'clock tonight. to show you how important battle ground states like pennsylvania are, in this election for both clinton and trump, right after this event, wraps uphillry clinton is flying to north carolina, another battle ground state for a 12:00 midnight rally there we are live from center city i'm greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> greg, thanks very much. donald trump is also making his final appeal for votes and that also includes a stop in pennsylvania. the republican nominee is embarking on a campaign blitz
in five states to take, right now he is in scranton. in north carolina trump called on his vote tours get out and vote and once again he haled against what he called a totally rigged system. >> now it is up to the american people to deliver the justice that we deserve, at the ballot box tomorrow. at the ballot box. we will win it. i think it is a great way of showing, what we have to show in light of what is going on with justice in this country. i really to. it is a great way to show it tomorrow. >> reporter: trump will rap up with his evening with stumps in new hampshire and michigan. as campaign head into this final stretch, "cbs evening news" with scott pelley will have expanded coverage tonight from 6:30 to 7:30, starting right here after "eyewitness news" at 6:00. cbs news and "eyewitness news" has you covered all day long tomorrow. start you're lex take with "eyewitness news" this morning from 4:30 to 7:00.
followed by cbs this morning from 7:00 to 10:00. join us for local, that the coverage, on "eyewitness news" at noon, five, and 6:00 and then scott pelley, anchors the the "cbs evening news" at 6:30, and cbs news team begins its special election night coverage at 7:00. and we will be bringing you, local and national races on a special edition have of "eyewitness news" on the cw philly. then cbs news team and "eyewitness news", will come together, to bring you all you need to know at 11:00. "eyewitness news" team is covering all of the races, i'll be covering the presidential race in new york city which our collogue that tasha brown. we will have reporters on all of the big races in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. cbs-3 is your station, for campaign 2016. a new president isn't the only important decision voters will make when they helped to the polls tomorrow. new jersey voters will deciding whether casino should exist outside of atlantic city. for the first time since state legalized gambling 38 years ago people will vote on a plan
to build two new casino, closer to new york city. supporters hope to grab gambling revenues loss to casinos in pennsylvania and new york. our other top story tonight septa buses are running during the evening rush for the first time in six days. the transit agency and transport workers union have reached a tentative agreement, just in time for election day. "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden joins us now in center city with more on the gradual roll out of buses, subways and trolleys, joe. >> reporter: ukee, as expect, septa at this point is slow to get up to speed, rush hour is really a mess, we could have used those buses, trains, to move people tonight, there is grid lock all across center city but we're talking a deal reached after a very long six days. in what was a six day long battle of the wills, the officials on both side of the september strike say a fair deal was reach. >> i'm just absolutely
thrilled for everybody, for our workers, riders, taxpayers we did the the best we could for everyone. >> reporter: we won't know final detail until employees vote by secret ballot in ten days. the septa says 800,000 riders were affected by the work stoppage, buses, trolleys, el and subway all ground to a stop but impacts were far reaching over last week rush hour in and out of the center city was severely affected. with the general election looming, the concerns about voter suppression, politicians, often dragged both side to the table, to keep the talks going. >> i'm glad for the ridership, general public to get it the done but aim very glad we got done before election day. >> reporter: deal is good for five years, septa workers last walk off job in 2009 spending six days on the picket line. riders are mostly relieved, service is slowly returning to normal. >> i'm just glad it is over. glad it is over. >> but now i want to know if
they will reimburse me for my last weeks transpass. >> reporter: that is a good question. septa tells us that they are working on those reimbursements, also telling us that come rush hour tomorrow expect services to be fully restored. live from center city, joe holden for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> joe, thank you. four schools in the olney section of philadelphia a chopper three flying over broad and olney where police say a man was shot the in the leg around 11:00 this morning. and in response to that central high school, memorial, girls high and howell elementary school are placed on a brief lock down as school district representatives said in students were harmed. as we continue tonight imagine not having the right to vote or being blocked from voting because of your race. >> thanksfully all americans have the right to vote and one is on a mission. >> it is something when your voice counted. so, that is what we did we made our voice count by
voting. >> it is this woman's legacy handed down generation to generation, to get out and vote, so why she knows first hand, the importance of going to the polls, katie. >> we have got beautiful weather on the way for election day but this system will bring us our next chance for rain, i'll tell you when it gets here and which commute is impacted and when to expect colder air this season so far, don. now or later are eagles more worried about this year or future, after yesterday's loss, doug pederson talks about the direction of the team coming up later in sports. and criminalize women's right to choose. pat toomey and donald trump both would defund planned parenthood, "there has to be some form of punishment." "for the woman?" "yeah." "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors... who perform them." and when donald trump insulted women and bragged about...
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you are looking live, at philadelphia's independent mall, from chopper three. a huge crowd has assembled for tonight's hillary clinton
campaign rail. >> former president clinton will be there as well as president obama and first lady, bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi will perform for this crowd that is very large, tonight, we will have complete coverage from both side, at campaign 2016, on "eyewitness
news" at 11:00. well, millions of dollars of stolen artery covered by the philadelphia, fbi, and "eyewitness news" is there, tonight we will bring you, an exclusive look inside, of the philly fbi, we will take you to the secret location, a non-descript center block building where treasure are behind the door. one specific collection is on it way back to europe after almost 30 years. we can't even show you paintings because of the current investigation but can tell you six of these paintings were recently found in the philadelphia area. >> we don't know what will come in today, tomorrow or next week. >> we will tell you all about this special fbi team tonight on "eyewitness news" at is 11:00. a west philadelphia woman born before women got the right to vote is casting her ballot tomorrow, and she wants everyone else to dot very same thing. >> as cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio tells us she has not missed an election in 77 years.
>> i was doing my duty. >> reporter: at 98 years young elsie holy was 21 when she cast her first ballot. >> i was always happy when i voted. >> reporter: at the time franklin roosevelt was commander in chief and she voted in every presidential race ever since including for barack obama. >> i prayed for that day. >> reporter: virginia native missiles i's parent, william and mad die mcgill were voters. they died by the time she was 16 but they left a legacy. >> if it was time for you to vote and you didn't vote. >> i have taken her for at least the last 25 years, to vote, in every primary and every general election. >> reporter: joan holy and sapphire are two of missle see's four children they knew their marching order early on. >> i had always said i cannot wait until i'm old enough to vote. >> they carried legacy and passed it down to their
children. >> all of these folks are voters. >> yes, everyone of these people on here. >> reporter: missiles i's grandchildren are super voters and now oldest grand kid devon will cast his first ballot on tuesday. >> that is how important she made it for to us know it is civic duty to to that. >> reporter: so first thing tomorrow morning she will served her civic duty and cast her ballot for president. >> what can i just do. no time to stop now. >> reporter: at 98 she will be just as happy on election day as she was just at 21. >> laughter. >> reporter: in west philadelphia, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> beautiful story. >> yes, exercise your right to vote good what a parent can do. >> no question about it. >> yes. >> indeed. >> for sure. all right. >> ready. >> i'm ready. we have election day forecast, everybody should get out, nice. >> beautiful. >> there are no weather
related excuses not the to vote. on sometimes it is cold, sometimes it the is raining but not this year. it is perfect better to get outside, wait in line, you may not be complaining too much to be outside this 66 degrees weather, with sunshine just a beautiful tuesday, on deck. lets take a look what is happening right now talking about beautiful a great shot of the sky line from the go pro cam at cbs broadcast center. notice how dark, that shot looked different on friday, but, now that the sunnies setting, of course an hour earlier thanks to the end of the daylight savings time yesterday. speaking of sunset lets look at that beautiful time lapse from the palmyra cove nature park camera that started at noon, here comes the sun, starts to go lower and lower in the sky and after about 5:00 p.m. it drops below horizon. it will get beautiful colors, backdrop of the city there. 48 degrees in palmyra. it is chilly outside but that is what you get on a clear calm evening like the one we have in progress. temperatures dropping rapidly overnight, and then tomorrow.
as we head into wednesday that is when this next system approaches. doesn't have a whole lot with it but a few showers will move through and that will reenforce november chill for end of the week. so tomorrow the warmest day, showers moving in, temperatures drop and two phased drop off. they will drop once into thursday and then into the weekend it will get colder, in fact we have coldest day of the season so far coming up on saturday. when you wake up for your tuesday, tomorrow morning, 40 degrees in philadelphia a if you are voting early a rot of people vote before work. witt be cold. lancaster 29 tomorrow morning. thirty-one in reading. thirty-one in allentown. thirty-five in millville. if you can wait until after work it will be warmer as temperatures to quickly warm up throughout the day. we're in the 60's, mostly sunny, nice and mild with the southwest flow with high pressure to the south and this front advancing to the west. on wednesday a couple of the scattered showers, not a lot with it but we are back to the 50's on thursday, good news, the sun will return as well. what to expect for your tuesday, election day well
above average light wind sun does set before 5:00 p.m. quick look at weather across the u.s. we have outline battle ground states here mostly seeing dry weather, ohio, michigan, could pick up a couple showers but that is it. generally quiet wet's cross the nation. overnight clear and cold at 40. tomorrow looks beautiful. sixty-six. mostly sunny. sixty for veterans day on friday that is not too bad either if you have the day off. celebrating this those served our nation it looks like a beautiful day for that and then gets even colder, look at saturday 41 degrees. it will be very chilly out there on saturday, sunday gets milder, and yes make sure you have extra blanket for the weekend. >> yes. >> don's up next with sports. >> we are talking about the bird. eagles at a cross road. they have a chance to headache playoffs, yes, they will continue to talk about the future, what up with that. we will hear from doug pederson up next katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess at a neighborhood favorite -
a place for a good, family meal.
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don, another, tough loss here.
>> yes, what else there to say. >> they lost four out of five. >> remember that three and zero start. >> so long ago. >> oh, no. >> now we have to talk about the game. it is half time, we are midway point at nfl season and based off their record, the eagles are very definition of average. they lost to the giants yesterday by five points, and they had a chance to win it but carson wentz to jordan matthews wide right. head coach doug pederson
talked often about building toward the future but does that mean they are not ready to win right now. here's how he answered that question. >> the encouraging thing is we really shut have won those games. detroit game we had the lead, dallas we had the lead, and then yesterday we had an opportunities, late in the game to take the lead and or win the football game. so, these are all things that as we build this thing, we're going to win these games down the stretch as we go. >> well, eagles host six-three atlanta on sunday. switching gears, cross your fingers and maybe your toes, sixers hosting utah in 35 minutes. sixers haven't won a game in october/of this since 2013. highlights tonight, at 11. flyers at practice today, tomorrow they will, face red wings at wells fargo center for second time in less than a week. fly guys haven't lost in detroit in south philadelphia
since 1997. >> we have to concentrate but it is a plus in the locker room these days. we don't think about that stuff. we know it will be tough. >> tough building to play in. our fans are pretty, nuts and it is, when we have them on our side it makes our job a lot easier and so we will try to keep that streak alive. >> guys, nfl blooper of the week steelers/ravens, pittsburgh kicker chris boswell tries trick on site kick. he misses the ball. >> he swung and missed: that sums it up. steelers lost this baltimore. >> that didn't go 10 yards look at ben roethlisberger's face, dude, really. >> thanks, a rebater it. help we come back a sneak peak what is coming up tonight on the "cbs evening news", we will take you out to
springsteen will perform, this line started early this afternoon. >> um-hmm, and weather is perfect, just look at that. that is picture perfect, so folks getting ready big night. we will be there, natasha brown will be in the crowd we will have full coverage on cw philly and cbs philly and coverage anytime at cbs philly.com. students in one local school may not be able cast their ballot tomorrow. >> it is not stopping them from getting involved in the process in their own way. "eyewitness news" at avery charter school in west fill as students there held a mock election, they were able to make their choice and here's presidential race. they used cardboard boxes to create their own voting booth and then received, the eye voted sticker. >> very nice. >> very nice. >> thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 we are back at ten on the cw philly accounts back here at 11:00. >> up next "cbs evening news". tonight u.s. stocks surged after fbi cleared clinton this is latest e-mail probe, that and much more school pelley
captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: a manic monday before decision tuesday. >> get out and vote. >> we can do this. >> pelley: four candidates crisscross eight states in a final election eve push for votes. >> tomorrow we face the test of our time. >> this is it. this is it. good luck. get out there. i did my thing. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: 82 weeks after hillary clinton declared her candidacy and 72 weeks after donald trump did the same, the race is down to its finalou