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your trip to the veteran nightmare nightmareian could be changing. in the fight against opioid abuse. officials in new jersey are cracking down on people abusing medication given to the pets. i'm jessica dean >> i'm ukee washington. alexandria hoff is at penns landing and spoke about this issue >> we spoke to a vet and quite sadly there have been cases where people intentionally hurt their animals in order to obtain
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medication. vet we spoke to said he has not encountered this situation but there is a new tool aimed towards prevention. stuck in the middle of the battle against opioid abuse, pets and their vets >> we use these type. >> to curb the potential abuse of drugs, new jersey is seeking to better track the medications. including veterinarians in on the prescription monitoring subscription activity portal >> if we have a suspicion that somebody is abusing the system, they give us a mechanism by which we could find out. >> reporter: the system basically fines owners and their pets on certain medications are being obtained. according to dr. lee specter. the most common drug they supply to pet owners is to curb he want
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help sea. they can turn to medication just as effective for animals in pain but less risk of owner abuse >> for the most part for pain, we're giving nonsteroid antiinflammatory. >> 94s seeking to obtain these unlawful prescriptions across state ryan, good luck. pennsylvania shares information with new jersey's system. alexandria hoff cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> thank you. meanwhile president trump nominee from pennsylvania to be the nation's drug czar has withdrawn. tom marino pulled his name from the running after reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companys from distributing opioids. next week, president trump said he will declare the opioid epidemic in america a national
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emergency a short term bipartisan fix to the affordable care act is in the works. they're crafting a plan for the next two years, it would restore subsidies to health insurance companies to help cover low income american, president trump announced last week he would stop the payments. the bill would also allow states to offer a wider variety of health insurance plans >> while i commend the bipartisan works done by senators alexander and murray. i continue to believe congress will find a solution to the obamacare mess that are providing bail-outs to insurance companies. >> senators alexander and murray hope to present the bill by the end of the week. the liberty medal speech is escalating a war of words >> the president is issuing a warning. >> reporter: reporter david spunt joins from his our
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satellite center >> john mccain standing by his comments about president trump made here just last night in philadelphia. tonight, i sat down with a news veteran who personally knows both senator mccain and president trump. >> and then, of course, john mccain came in and went thumbs down at 3:00 in the morning. i know so much. >> things are strained between president trump and republican senator john mccain. who voted against the president's healthcare proposal. senator mccain unleashed on the leader of the free world at the liberty metals ceremony in philadelphia monday. >> i refuse the obligations leadership and our duty to remain last best hope on earth for the sake of some half baked nashism cooked up by people who would rather find escape to get than solve problems.
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>> reporter: bob chiefer knows a thing or two about politics in his 60 year career he's seen a lot and he says the spat is concerning john mccain is not afraid of anything. john mccain says what he thinks is best. >> reporter: the president hit back against mccain on talk radio this morning >> you heard what he said yesterday >> yeah, well, i hear it. and people have to be careful because at some point i fight back. you know, i'm being very nice, but at some point i fight back and it won't be pretty >> you know what? after what john mccain has been through in his life, seven years as a prisoner of war, i think it will take more than that to scare him. >> reporter: asked about the president's radio interview, senator mccain said trump is a reversion to the 1930's, mccain talked about the isolationism that brought on world war ii. reporting live. david spunt, cbs3 "eyewitness
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news." thank you. a federal judge in hawaii blocked parts of president trump's revised travel ban. the president's third version of the policy was set to take effect tomorrow. covering eight countries, chad, iran, north korea syria fens wail la syria and yemen. the justice department said it will appeal the decision less than a month until voters in new jersey select a new governor. find out what the candidates have to say tomorrow, i'll be morning the mod raters between the republican and democrat and bill murphy. you can. what tomorrow at 7:00 here on cbs3. four juveniles were among six injured in a crash in trenton. a truck and car collided at bridged and lamberton after 9. no word on the condition of the
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injured. all told, four people were in the truck and two in the car. the cause of the crash is yet to be determined. a delaware mother is behind bars tonight be facing charges in the deaths of her infant son and his 5-year-old brother. police say this woman, admitted to drowning the brothers, she's being held on $2 million bail. authorities found the boys dead in a home on west 9th in wilmington yesterday morning, five hours before she allegedly killed the children. >> we gave her the help number for delaware help line that can help her with any of the issues that she's having. >> police cannot say at this time whether the mother's immigration concerns caused her later actions. 11 days ago. the boy's father was incarcerated in york pennsylvania. police say he was picked up by ice for immigration issues. north philadelphia, family
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friends held a candle vigil on carlyle street to remember brian gravely shot and killed on the 1800 block on erie avenue sunday. a gunman fired into a and suv hitting the 27-year-old and another man. that second victim was shot in the back and is in critical condition. the delaware department of justice indicted 18 inmateses in connection with a february. 17 prison riot, steven floyd was killed in the standoff at the james. vaughn correctional center in smyrna. two officers were injured and a counselor was taken hostage. inmates took control of the building to protest unfair conditions the inmates now face murder, assault and kidnapping charges. tomorrow we could learn whether convicted child moster sandusky will get a new trail. sandusky is arguing he did not receive adequate representation
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by his attorneys during his 2012 trial for child sexual abuse. he also argued prosecutors failed to turn over information about victims changing their stories. the former penn state assistant football coach is currently serving 30 to 60 years in prison for abusing ten boys. the nfl team owners and players met today to try to reach a compromise in the wake of the national anthem demonstrations. eagles owner jeffrey lure retook part along with malcomb jenkins and chris long, some players have been protesting by taking a knee or locking arms during national anthem. nfl commissioner roger goodell and some owners believe players should stand >> this is the first time we got chance to sit down and like there was definitely like, there was real dialogue and conversation. >> the league and players union issued a statement saying owners and players had a productive meeting focused on how we can
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work together to promote positive social change and address inequality in our community. firefighters are making some progress in the wine country. new security camera footage showing flames charging over the hills in sonoma county. other structures have not been as lucky. tim bow dell is from ardmore, they left the santa rosy california home with just minutes to spare. >> my neighbors's house completely engulfed in flames, it was burning so hot. and the smoke you couldn't see three feet in front of your house. it was just rage raining fire. sort of fire claimed at least 41 lives and hundreds of people were being missing. estimated 6,000 homes have been destroyed. still to come on "eyewitness news." philadelphia's big push. >> i believe that's known around
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the country. hard workers. >> the fight in the city of philadelphia in the battle for tech giant amazon, the latest pitch to land the company's new headquarters talk about getting your head in the game, the pedal that could pay big benefits for your brain. we'll explain how sitting on the couch and playing video games could actually be good. well, we've got a clear cool night. no problems outside. quiet in center city. but we are going to warm up again, i'll tell when you we head back to 70 and even into the mid 70's as we head toward the weekend. camping for a cause, the reason a pennsylvania principal is sleeping on his school's roof and the people who will benefit from this night under the stars.
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. a local school principal is camping out for a cause after making a deal with the students. >> chopper 3 over newtown where tim long is spending the night. after hurricane harvey the school adopted a school in houston. he told the students if they raise $8,000 for the adopted school he would camp out on the
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roof. tonight he's been capping out philadelphia's is campaign to beat out other cities and land the second headquarters for amazon, it would mean a $5 billion investment. it was rated third most likely behind austin and atlanta, products system tea to new york and washington. the city unleashed a digital marketing campaign that began this week in cooperation with local ceos and universities. >> there's an opportunity on a national scale to tell a story about what makes philadelphia unique. >> philadelphia officially submits its bid thursday not recommending a set location. they hope to work with the company to find a site. it's a new study that may have more and more people popping on the couch and picking up a pedal >> turns out playing video games could actually have big
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benefits. nicole brewer is here to explain why. >> cover your kids' ears. all i can tell you. >> not listening. >> and we can't vouch for individual games, but we can tell you that the act of gaming has science on its side. if you're a gamer you heard it all >> video games is a distraction >> rots your brain. violent >> it can hurt your eyes >> video games don't deserve a bad reputation? >> there's a good game. it can teach you something. if it's bad, >> i don't see a problem with it as long they're not doing it all day every day >> if you ever been criticized for your time at the console, a new study suggests it may have been time well spent. >> i believe it was matter of time. a group of german neuro psychologists found vigors out performed nongaming types. they also showed increased brain activity in areas associated with learning >> when you're in gaming you get
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so engaged >> it's like you're in cross word puzzle or >> authors believe it can train certain regions of the brain around memory. going as far as suggesting video game treatment be used in the future. >> if you're older, it keeps your brain moving. >> people doing something, concentrating on something >> my mom has alzheimer's and if if that can help her and bring her brain back, i would be all for it. >> and while the studies author's point out the benefits they're not necessarily advocating for more screen time, the idea is everything in moderation. >> how many times do we hear that >> as always. >> thank you. >> i don't need to him to have any reason to bargain for more video game time. work for it as it is. anyway, you wouldn't want to be >> weather looking good this week >> you don't want to be inside
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>> text messages, you better not be inside reading you better be outside playing. it was beautiful today. and tomorrow looks great and the rest of the week looking fantastic. let's get into it. well start with a look outside where the city's all lit up. you can see the little bit of pink out there. of course, for breast cancer awareness month, october. lighten up the city. we do it every year and things looking great. you see the rooftop in center city. and everything looks good. it's a little chilly. definitely want the jacket if you're outside. but let's take a look at stormscan 3. you can see there's nothing going on. certainly nothing negative in the forecast to talk about with high pressure in control. we got very quiet conditions tonight and through the next few days. today is about five, six degrees below average, we hit the forecast high of 61. five degrees below the norm of 66, morning low was 42. six degrees below average of 48. we were nowhere near any records, just a slightly cooler than average day. coming on the heels of very warm
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days in october. we needed one day below the norm. temperatures right now, across the nation, chilly, look at raleigh, 45 in raleigh. 48 in boston, 51 in nashville 55 atlanta, milder across the plains, 60's in bismarck, some of the milder air will be heading our way. a chilly night across interior sections of south jersey where a frost advisory will go into effects 1:00, this is away from coast. interior sections of south jersey, a lot of agriculture in this region, there can be patchy frost, upper 30's, frost will be patchy. it's a slow warmup. average high 66. today, well below average, tomorrow, better, we start to warm back up. mid 70's by friday and saturday.
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talking quickly about daylight because 6:17 sun went down be november 5th be 4:53 will be sunset. by december 5th, 4:35. we're losing the two and a half minutes of daylight. for tonight be 44 clear skies and it is chilly again, tomorrow full day of sun, little bit warmer, your high around 70. let's talk college football we'll start off with temple in philly on saturday, taking on army at noon, beautiful weather. 69, and if you're headed to my alma matter penn state university taking on michigan, 7:30, 61 clear and crisp, great football weather for those number two nittany lions, the seven-day forecast looking great. take a look at that stretch. 70's with sunshine all through the rest of week. all weekend, now with the eagles monday, little bit touch and go, there's a front coming through monday so we'll have to see if
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it comes through overnight we'll be fine, we have to keep an eye on the timing. >> yes. the eagles are the talk of the city, but the players kind of block out the noise and joel embiid he blows up over his restriction to start the season and the flyers got to second and scoring to the oh, you yeah!ht butch. (butch growls at man) he's looking at me right now, isn't he? yup. (butch barks at man) butch is like an old soul that just hates my guts. (laughs) (vo) you can never have too many faithful companions.
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introducing the all-new crosstrek. love is out there. find it in a subaru crosstrek. it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from. steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back.
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. lesley kicking things off. the flyers looking all right. >> i like what they got going on >> the flyers home stand against the florida panthers orange and black tied for second in goals per game, to the goal second
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period, flyers up one nothing, within a simmonds. first goal to season, fly guys, power display claude giroux. three nothing. the flyers pouring it on, nolan patrick able to get the rebound be flyers roll over the pass five one the final. the eagles office could get a boost against washington, runningback offensive smallwood and lane johnson returned to practice. smallwood missed the last two games with an injured knee. johnson missed the game with a concussion. the eagles tied for the best record in the league. fans are excited. they're talking about maybe the birds could go to the super bowl. they're staying focused and humble >> five and one and blew it. teams that were terrible and somehow scrapped their way back
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to making the playoff. so don't really get caught up too early. you just keep working. >> the sixers one last practice before heading to washington. season opener is tomorrow against the wizards. joel embiid sporting a new hairstyle. maybe a tribute to alan iverson he was told he oh would be on minutes restriction. let's just say he's not happy with the decision. >> (beep) >> i think i'm ready for morning whatever. we'll see how that goes. the suspension of glass running back eziekel elliot back on hold. a judge granted a temporary order. san francisco you may recall the federal appeals court lifted the ban, elliot is facing a six-game
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ban for violating the league's domestic violence policy. we have game four of the al cs after the yankees came backing we have gary sanchez with a line drive. ken giles two runs scored. six to four. game five tomorrow afternoon. >> i'm happy joel is upset. >> i know you are. >> i know you are. >> he might score like 20 in ten minutes. you never know with this guy. that was a longest beep in television history. >> the longest beep, yes, can't get eno
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when you're a double-dipping like steve sweeney, it's important to maintain a certain... lifestyle. that's why sweeney spent over a hundred grand of his campaign funds on high-priced meals and other gifts. we're talking fine cigars, fancy watches, pricey restaurants, and expensive wines - all to charm the type of folks who helped him raise your taxes 145 times. too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us.
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. cbs the "cw philly" and komen philadelphia are teaming up in the fight against breast cancer and turn, the area inc. >> the moore college of art and design in logan square is getting the pink glow on. it's breast cancer awareness month and pink lights are a reminder to get a mammogram and to stay vigilant >> you can find out more information at cbsphilly./cure. the luxury 500 walnut opened
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today. the newest edition to the philadelphia skyline sits in the shadow of independence hall and as just 36 residential units belt on 26 floors. >> the average price tag per unit is $4.5 million, it has every imaginable men tea. 2/3 of the high-rise already sold including the penthouse for $17.8 million. party over here. kate? checking in on the weekend. we're a day closer and looks like the sunshine is going to stick around. weekend is when the warming trend will peak. we started on a cool note and will warm up. not hot but temperatures in the 70's both saturday and sunday both days look pleasant and sunny, the great stretch of weather will continue if you don't have outdoor plans
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. late show with steven colbert followed by the late late show with
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