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right now at 11:00, philadelphia's independence hall the back drop for a star-studded rally. hillary clinton makes her final case to the voters of pennsylvania. and donald trump making his final blitz before the voters head to polls. in just 24 hours we could know who will be the president of the
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united states. i'm yukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. tens of thousands of people gathered on independence mall tonight. they rallied on behalf of hillary clinton and we have live team 3 coverage. we begin with natasha brown. she has more on this election eve. >> reporter: good evening to you both. a star-studded show of support here along independent mall from entertainers to political power houses all trying to get out the vote on the eve of this very important election. a sea of supporters more than 30,000 turned out in the shadows of independence hall. new jersey's own jon bon jovi and bruce springsteen entertained the crowd while interjecting their support for hillary clinton. in the final hours leading up to
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the election hillary clinton brought political heavy hitters in a show of solidarity. she was joined by her husband, her daughter, and president barack obama and first lady michelle obama. one final push in the battleground state of pennsylvania. >> i am betting that tomorrow you will reject fear and you'll choose hope. i'm betting that the wisdom and decency and generosity of the american people will once again win the day. >> there is a clear choice in this election. a choice between division or unity. between an economy that works for everyone or only those at the top. between strong, steady leadership, or a loose cannon who could put everything at risk. >> reporter: the rally seemed to
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energize voters in the crowd. >> i am here for hillary. that's the right way to go and i was glad i was part of this democratic canvas here. >> it was absolutely incredible to be here listening to a past president, a current president and hopefully a future president. >> reporter: well, the city officially estimates as many as 33,000 people showed up tonight. meanwhile clinton did take some jabs at her political opponent but for the most part she tried to stay optimistic. the race tightens throughout the state of pennsylvania in the last few weeks or so, this is a battleground state certainly in play for either candidate at this point. but we can tell you this is traditionally a blue state as you may know already. it has been voting republican since 1988 and hillary clinton wants to make sure it stays
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democratic tomorrow. along independence mall, natasha brown, cbs3 eye with it niece news. >> tonight's rally offered a once in a lifetime chance for the thousands of people who lined up for hours to get inside. joe holden is live in old city with more on the lines that stretched for blocks. joe? >> reporter: jess, we were in good company along with several thousands who trekked through philadelphia to get through the gate to get through security to have some showed up at security to find this really long line so it amounted to a 3-mile round trip to get all the way to the end of that line. the line was nearly 2 miles long. >> we walked a really long way. >> reporter: thousands of people waited, creeping along. >> it's like two miles. >> reporter: some planned it. >> we're really psyched to be here for this fantastic event. >> reporter: others say the opportunity to see the
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president, hillary and bill clinton and some "a" list musical act was a spontaneous decision. people pulled out the durable footwear for the trek up and down south philly street. this guy even remembered the chairs. people described the event historic. >> we had a chance to see three potential presidents at one time, to see obama speak last time potentially that he's in office. >> do you expect to be able to get it. >> absolutely. >> others conceding if they don't make it in, it was all still worth it. >> amazing. absolutely incredible. great energy. >> i think it's great. it's great to see so much enthusiasm. >> reporter: and there were also some donald trump supporters in the area. just a friendly exchanges with hillary clinton supporters, everything very civil. >> joe, thanks so much. gop nominee donald trump is on a last minute blitz to turn out as
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many of his voters as possible. by the time this day is dpin ishd, trump will have made 5 stops. so far he's been to florida, north carolina, pennsylvania, and new hampshire. he has one more to go in grand rapids, michigan and he is about to take the stage there. this is new video tonight of trump rallying with supporters in new hampshire. that state has only 4 electoral votes but it's a key battleground and one that could push trump over the mark. trump told a packed house that clinton is corrupt. >> the polls just came out we're leading in michigan. [ cheers ] we're leading in new hampshire. we're leading in ohio, we're leading in iowa. we're leading in north carolina [ cheers ] i think we're doing really, really well in pennsylvania. and i do believe we are leading
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in florida [ cheers ] >> so it's going to be amazing. >> trump was joined tonight in manchester by his running mate governor mike pence. governor pence made his last solo stop in pennsylvania. the governor rallied with supporters in erie and said the republican ticket is just one day from victory. he also made stops in minnesota and michigan. >> we know the candidates hit the campaign trail hard but as we saw tonight, celebrities are also making their voices heard. from katy perry for clinton to ted nugent for trump, do celebrity endorsements from an impact. nicole brewer goes straight to voters coming up in about 6 minutes. cbs3 will have you covered this election night expanded live kompleg begins on cbs starting at 7:00 p.m. and we will be bringing you local updates on local races throughout the night
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and join us for an expanded edition of eye anytime necessary news at 10:00 p.m. >> the news team is covering all the races. i'll be covering the presidential race in new york city with my colleague natasha brown. we also have reporters on the big races in new jersey, delaware. after 6 long days, the septa strike is finally over and service will be back in full swing tomorrow. after tough negotiations both sides reached a 5-year deal. the details won't be revealed until after that's voted on november 18th. this morning septa employees started returning to work and riders said they're happy this strike is finally over. >> i'm just glad it's over, that's all. just glad it's over. >> but now want to know if they going to reimburse me. >> on cbs philly.com for more on
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septa's return to service. tonight philadelphia police shoot and kill a man after he aimed a gun at them. eyewitness news on the scene in north philly. the officers were looking for a man wanted for an earlier shooting. when they tried to stop him they say he pointed a gun at them. that's when they shot the man three times in the chest. police say they found two guns on the man after they shot him. stolen artwork worth millions recovered by the fbi in philadelphia and only eyewitness news was there. >> we'll take you to a secret locations where treasures are being kept behind closed doors. straight ahead at 11:00. the one art collection on its way back to europe after nearly 30 years. >> and it was a beautiful albeit chilly monday. we've got a warm-up in store just in time for your election day today. i'll tell you how much warmer it will get and how long it lasts.
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>> also tonight lost love letters back where they belong. at a neighborhoods a restaurafavorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses -
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and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.
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>> there's been no shortage of star power. both candidates continuing to call in favors from their supporters and high profile supporters. >> reporter: as katy perry lit up the stage on saturday, the very next day ted nugent. >> it's your american moral obligation both celebrities join a long list of surrogates. but how much do celebrities impact elections. >> i'm really not sure. >> for some people it matters. other people i think are really more worried about their families and what's going on in real life. >> it's kind of a mixed bag. it's got to be the right celebrity at the right time. >> reporter: the president and ceo of a group that advocates for better politics. he says there's plenty of strategies. >> it's a very sophisticated
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marketing. they're carefully choosing celebrities who match younger voters or suburban women. >> they have to be very strategic in their decision making and i think they have been. >> reporter: how do they influence an election? thornberg says their high profile status helps with fund raising and vote are durnout. >> that has a benefit. >> reporter: star power could be even more impactful in this campaign. >> more than most it's been relatively free of issues and more kind of populated with image and message. people come out to see celebrities. >> and whether or not they change the outcome of the race. >> you get to the point where you're not sure what works or why, but you just try it. >> just throw it against the wall and see if it sticks. hillary clinton may have a longer list of celebrity endorsements but trump cannot be
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discounted because of his own celebrity status. he might be the biggest star pulling for himself. >> you think about these two candidates and their name recognition is incredible. >> it is. it's a different year. >> the late show with stephen colbert is live tonight. that's coming up at 11:35. >> millions of dollars of stolen artery covered by the philadelphia fbi and tonight eyewitness news reporter david spunt. >> reporter: take a stroll down the hallway down the pennsylvania academy of fine arts and you'll find treasures dating back hundreds of years. what is good art, why are some pieces mor expensive than others. some would say the answer is in
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the eye of the beholder. >> every day we get to come in and work these matters and try to get this stuff back for people to see. >> reporter: special agent jake archer is based in philadelphia he and his partner work to make it their business to find stolen treasures. >> it could be artwork, it could be antique guns. you think we're using in revolutionary war. both special agents took us to a nondescript cinderblock building in the tri-state area. behind the door a collection that belongs to a european collection. >> we don't know what's going to come in today, tomorrow or next week. >> reporter: we can't even show you the paintings because of the current investigation but can tell you six of these paintings were recently found in the philadelphia area. the agents won't even say how much the paintings are worth but we know they were stolen in
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1988. >> these pieces are incredibly difficult to track. >> reporter: but with the help of the evidence response team, the art crime unit in philadelphia covers the eastern half the pennsylvania. the team's reach is international, recovering millions of dollars of art over the years. they are just one of a few specialists in the entire fbi. they work together with a 16-member national team based in washington, d.c. the team's holy gral a painting by rembrandt. the painting and 12 other pieces were stolen at a boston museum in 1990. the fbi believes that at one point one or more of the pieces moved through the philadelphia area. decades later and these men are optimistic the art pieces will return to a museum where they belong. >> even though it's 26 years gone by now, this case is still making headlines because it's cultural property. there aren't many rembrandts out there. >> in philadelphia, david spunt,
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cbs3 eyewitness news. scom >> very interesting. >> wow. >> an interesting job these guys have. >> paint us a beautiful weather picture. >> it is going to be a beautiful day tomorrow. we're going to have blue skies, golden and yellow and orange leaves up against the blue skies. great weather you're heading out to the polls. if you have to stand in line, at least it's going to be a nice mild day to do so. except in the morning. if you're going before work, definitely wear the coat. it's going to be a chilly start. here's a look outside right now, it's definitely cooling off quickly. we are down to the mid 40s in philadelphia right now, probably hang on to the lower 40s, possibly upper 30s. a few of our outlying areas already seeing the cold move in and i'll show a frost advisory in effect for parts of the area coming up in a moment. first i want to show you storm
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scan 3. keeping us protected from any wet weather that's trying to move in, at least for tomorrow. but eventually this system back to the west, you can see it producing a couple of showers over portions of illinois down into missouri and heavier rain into portions of mississippi and louisiana. that is eventually going to head east as a cold front and come through our region early on wednesday. we'll time that out in just a moment. in the meantime let's talk about the cold. it's down to 36 already in allentown right now. it's 31 in millville, 36 in wildwood and 34234 atlantic city. what it means is those areas that aren't in a frost advisory have likely already seen frost and don't need a frost advisory anymore. this will be the first frost in a lot of locations. when you cake up tomorrow 40 in philly. cold enough for some frost there
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and at or below freezing in the far north and west suburbs. it's a quick warm-up for your election day, 66 degrees and you'll see a good deal of sunshine. no clouds moving in but tomorrow night at this time clouds start to arrive. and wednesday morning we will see some showers approach. it looks like the steadiest will be between 9 and 11:00 a.m. light showers and the good news it's out of here quickly and by wednesday afternoon skies will clear and we may even see the sun return in time for the early sunset. overnight 40 degrees clear skies, tomorrow is beautiful for election day. 66 and mostly sunny, nice warm day. a little cooler on wednesday, the sun returns thursday, a little bit of a roller coaster, back to 60 for veterans day friday but saturday, blustery and cold highs only in the 40s. and saturday night might be the coldest night in the city this season. so get ready. it's going to be a cold start to your weekend. >> don's up next with sports.
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>> we're talking about some hoops. the sixers haven't won a game in november since 2013. could tonight be the night? highlights from south philadel
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>> well, a lot of things have happened since april 5th. the wildcats had a championship parade, the eagles drafted carson wentz and the phillies traded chooch. one thing that hasn't happened is
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season game. eagles head coach is the talk of the town today after a couple of questionable decisions in the eagles loss to the giants. the birds fell into an early 14-0 hole. during their come back pederson went for it twice during the first half. both times the team wag stuffed on runs, kick i field goals likely would have yielded them 6 points in the game. they eventually lost by 5. doug has had some time to reflect on those calls and he said he wouldn't change a thing. >> i still feel strong about those. i think the decisions to go forward just shows confidence and belief in the guys. i felt we were moving the ball and at the end of the day when you look at it, we had an opportunity, more opportunities in this game to me in my opinion it didn't come down to those
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plays. it's hard to believe what the high school football season is coming to an end. just two choices for the game of the
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at a neighborhoods a restaurafavorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. >> world war ii
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weren't any direct descendants but he was able to reunit those letters with a nephew. kate? >> here with your latest weekend watch. we're already looking ahead to next weekend and we're also going to be feeling some of the foldest air of the season this coming weekend. especially on saturday. now it does look like a dry weekend. it will be a little windy it's going to make it feel colder but a slight moderation comes in for
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our morning team is back tomorrow. for everyone here i'm yukee washington. >> i'm jessica dean. we are always on for you at cbs philly.com. >> thanks for watching on this election eve. good night family and sleep well. the insider tracking the biggest stories making news today.
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number one, will brad and angie's battle be the new war of the roses? >> you want to make me the bad guy, i'll be the bad guy. i have no qualms. >> brad's response makes it clear that settlement discussions have broken down. >> this could and probably will become very nasty. >> then i'm front and center at the hollywood film awards. >> please don't sing it. >> with eddie, matthew and kate. who nearly bared it all. a little bit of a malfunction. will scandal's first lady become the show's first female president? >> terra jole opens up on dancing's physical and emotional toll. i missed my son's first smile and it honestly kills me. carrie underwood airs
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motherhood's dirty laundry. is her son more like mom or dad? >> he's a little ham. >> now, the insider tracking hollywood from the inside out. hello, everybody, we're tracking the biggest stories in hollywood today. >> brad pitt responds to an lena jolie's divorce filing. could their custody battle be the new war of the roses. we go inside the court papers of brad's big fight. >> what you'll find with these stories, is that usually will turn one of us into the good guy and one into the bad guy. if you look at it closely about you want to make me the bad guy, i'll be the bad guy, i have no qualms. >> he may have been talking about his divorce to jennifer aniston, but 11 years later, sentiment still rings true. >> most of these stories, you get 2% juice. the rest is garbage. >> the latest, an angelina source said he has substance abuse and anger issues.
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he must overcome them before she will give him unsupervised access to their six children. >> angelina's petition requested sole physical custody. >> brad's response makes it clear that settlement discussions have broken down. >> ann-margret breaks down what to expect next. >> each side is going to be in court. we can expect angelina to come out swinging and make allegations as to why she feels brad pitt is not in the best interest of the children. why he should not have joint physical custody. >> angelina was not surprised by brad's filing. we've also confirmed that the safety plan put in place by child and family services remains in place. it grants angelina temporary
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sole physical custody. >> this request by brad pitt is not a formal request for joint custody, that's going to come a little bit down the road. >> this could and probably will become very nasty. >> all indications are pointing that way, with one report describing the situation as war of the roses redux. >> when i look at you lately, i just want to smash your face in. >> come on, smash my face. come on. you want to smash my face? >> in that 1989 dark comedy, michael douglas and kathleen turner it was their house not the kids at the center of the divorce war. while that story didn't end well for either of them a source tells us the goal is to settle the divorce between themselves amicably and privately. >> i believe in more of a

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