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. the travel rush takes over the region and so does the cold. kate is tracking some of the lowest temperatures in year >> the most popular thanksgiving side dishs by region. >> the long wait is finally over. sort of. drone watch 3 over an iconic philadelphia gathering place for the first time in nearly two years, people will be allowed back inside love park. good evening, i'm ukee washington >> i'm jessica dean. love park's reopening parks the return of christmas village. "eyewitness news" david spunt is live at the park and david, this has been a long time coming. >> reporter: yes, it has, almost two years, people will officially be allowed back in for the grand opening and dedication in the spring, but tomorrow, for christmas village, thousands expected to go through and despite the problems and delays, the head of parks and recreations says it will not
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damper the spirit. wednesday afternoon construction crews and village vendors put the finishing touches on's >> we always got >> michael toledoo made their trip from boston. we flew drone watch 3. they say 90% of love park will be open in the morning >> it's one of the most if not the most iconic park >> it opened in 1965 and became popular for the love sign, the renovation is pushing $26 million, almost 10 million over the original budget. when crews began digging a year and a half ago, they ran into multiple structural problems. >> it's an incredibly complicated project. it's partially over a parking garage and partially over the septa con course. >> the delays don't seem to bother him >> it will be cleaned up
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>> transformation of love park is once in a lifetime. i don't want it to happen again in my lifetime. but we have to get right it. it has to be really match the iconic status of this amazing park. >> reporter: and that beautiful love statue, that love sign, that is coming back, it's been gone almost two years now, getting refurbished. it will be back in the spring, there will be a new center dedicated, a lot of food trucks but love park open tomorrow morning for christmas village. reporting live tonight, david spunt, cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> love is back. it will be a cold night, but will it warm up for the outdoor thanksgiving festivities scheduled? kate bilo has a first look >> a lot of things happening outside. not only the christmas village but high school football games and turkey troughs and backyard football games while the turkey is cooking. the good news is it will be dray, the bad news it's going to be cold. stormscan 3 shows clear skies across the region and not a
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whole lot headed our way. this next system out of the midwest will not drag a cold front through here until saturday evening and that's perhaps the next chance to pick unthe sprinkle. i'll show you that coming up in a bit. first look at the temperatures dropping rapidly. two degrees over past hour, 38 in philadelphia. 34 in reading and allentown, only 25 in mount pocono right now. and it's still a bit breezy. now, the winds are dying down, about 15 to 20 miles an hour earlier. now we're looking a the five to ten with a few stronger windows gusts across portions of the shore points, breezy, making it feel colder than the thermometer indicates. but it does stay pretty seasonal, you can see over time, we're going to average out close to normal through the thanksgiving weekend. when we hit our valley tomorrow, tomorrow is the coldest day of this extended weekend. we're back towards normal black friday and we peak briefly as we start the actual weekend saturday before yet another the front comes through on sunday. we'll tell you when that front moves through and we'll break
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down your thanksgiving day time period to help you plan your outdoor activities, jessica back over to you. >> the thanksgiving travel rush is well underway. if you still planning on driving, you'll have planet of company. alexandria hoff joins us from a busy center city. alex? >> reporter: jess, according to aaa, the number of americans traveling 50 miles or more is up to 3.3% and most of that is taking place on the roadway. what about those drivers who have driven let's say 500 miles instead of 50? well, they have a very unique experience. through the sky or on the rails, hundreds of thousands of travelers from our area are moving from point a to point b. >> here we are two and a half hours early and we'll probably wait two hours. >>reporter: according to aaa, 89% of those traveling will do so on the road and for some, the journey is the destination. >> fred invited us to get a peak
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inside of his thanksgiving home away from home >> i can make my own thanksgiving dinner right here if i need to. >> reporter: since many stores and loading stations will be closed for the holiday, he's happy to rest up at a south jersey rest stop. >> i'm unloaded a day early. i unloaded today and i reload on friday. so i'm going to be here for thanksgiving tomorrow. >> reporter: because so many long haul truckers are in the same boat, this particular rest area hosts a dinner >> it's going to be the traditional turkey with the trimmings. >> reporter: it's a happy relief after dealing with loaded freeways. >> avoid the daytime traffic. especially on the east coast. >> reporter: when making it home is in the cards, this season is proof that there is no station, terminal or roadway too crowded >> how many holidays do you think you missed with your family >> a few, i rarely go home.
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i'm on my way to go home right now. >> reporter: aaa ads that the volume this year is the highest seen since 2005 and we do want to give our buddy fred a big shout-out. we approached him tonight, he was already watching cbs inside of his truck. we hope that he and everyone else have a very happy and delicious thanksgiving feast. reporting live overlooking the smooth sailing schuylkill expressway, i'm alexandria hoff cbs3 "eyewitness news." that's great. alex. thank you. after the travel, comes the eating, that, of course, means stocking up on all those thanksgiving essential. "eyewitness news" was at the wegman's in cherry hill, somewhere during the bulk of their thanksgiving shopping. others picking's a few last minutes necessary teas, business was brisk >> for a comprehensive guide to thanksgiving shopping, travel trips, the holiday forecast and much more go to the search son for the gunman who shot and killed a man during a triple shooting in southwest philadelphia.
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that happened on the 2100 bill clinton of 66th street around 6:30. police say the 27-year-old victim died at presbyterian hospital. right now, a 26-year-old man is in critical condition and the third victim, a 31-year-old woman is in stable condition. also tonight, authorities recovered the remains of two people who were still missing after a fire destroyed a senior living community in west chester. the atv said investigators found the remains yesterday. none of the victims' identities have been released last thursday night's fire at barkley friends injured 27 residents there. the cause is still under investigation. three cbs employees have come forward saying they too experienced sexual misconduct by charlie rose, cbs news fired the news man tuesday after the "washington post" published the harassment claims of eight women and there is more fall-out tonight. arizona state university is considering revoking an reward
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given to rose. he received the walter cronkite award for excellence in journalism is 2015. a husband and wife are facing first-degree murder charges. they're accused of killing 31-year-old of collingdale. on monday police responded to a shopping center on ridge pike where they found him dead in the driver's seat of a buick which crashed into parked car. police say the suspects agreed to meet him there to buy heroin. authorities say the couple stole the heroin and then stabbed him to death. the u.s. navy continues to search tonight for three missing personnel after the crash of a transport plane in the pacific ocean. the c-2 greyhound transport crashed on the way to the u.s.s. ronald reagan aircraft carrier. suffered a rare dual engine failure. eight people survived the crash and are in good condition. it was one year ago today a package exploded at a house near
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18th and pine in center city. and a man was seriously injured. there have still not been any arrests in this case. and now authorities hope this exclusive new video can help them. it shows the person police say delivered the bomb walking near 3rd and callowhill. suspect targeted 60-year-old jim alled end, he was blasted with shrapnel and lost a finger. >> we've exhausted all leads at this point. it was a targeted attack. the package had the address and name of the victim on it >> the atv said there's still a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. an unusual bank robbery arrest in university city to tell you about, police say emily cokely who is 86 years old robbed a td bank, near 38th and walnut yesterday afternoon. according to bank employees, she pulled out a gun and demanded $400. officers arrested her and also found a gun. meek mill is spreading cheer
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while behind bars, family and friends of the philly rapper headed out 1,000 free turkeys to the community. "eyewitness news" at one give away location at points breeze, also three other city neighborhoods. meek mill is serving two to four years in prison for a probation violation. today, roman catholic high school held its mass in thanksgiving to commemorate the police officers and firefighters of philadelphialy during the ceremony the schools auditorium, students and staff sang songs and thanked first responders for their service. school said that there is no better season than thanksgiving to show gratitude to those who risk their lives and do it every day. well, the turkey, the stuffing the potatoes won'ting long now >> everybody has a favorite food they take extra helpings of on thanksgiving. but there's one side dish that's apparently the most popular in our region. what it is and why some way strongly disagree. >> also, after dinner comes
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shopping. but don't buy all your gifts on friday. find out when experts say you really get the best deal >> a twist on the dead daughter dance, the adorable story behind a video that's gone viral. a live look at downtown bethlehem. kate is tracking one of the coldest thanksgivings in year, the complete holiday forecast coming up when "eyewitness news" comes back.
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. a program in evesham that offer as safe alternative to drinking and driving is expanding. voorhees and other towns are interested. evesham saving lives, offers
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free rides home from bars and restaurants, businesses can stare customers towards the free ride through the ride sharing aps, uber and be my dd. >> if they feel they've had too much to drink. it's a nice easy way to recommend they get a ride home >> evesham said in the two years since starting the program, they've taken 6,000 free rides, they also say duis are down 80% and there have been no duis fatalities. >> we talk about traditions especially true when it comes to food >> we all have our favorite dishes. nicole brewer is here. >> yes. >> this is kind of interesting. for me, it's marked potatoes. they may not be tops in our region but they rank high on my personal lift. when we sit down, most go right for our favorites >> mash epotatoes
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>> did you know our taste has a lot to do with where we live >> i had no idea >> that's could go to a survey featured on south, corn bread reigns supreme. midnight midwesterns love their biscuits, here in the northeast, squash. it's more substantive than what west coasters consider their go to, salad. >> that doesn't surprise me at all? probably healthy >> what foods made the cut? according to 538, stuffing and mash ed potatoes were considered the top. >> with potato variations taking the next few slots followed by but nut squash followed by mac and cheese >> i life green bean >> fresh cran berry sauce was a close second. >> fresh. >> no matter how different the
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indulgence, the end game is the same. >> and don't forget to leave room for dessert. pumpkin pie came out on top followed by apple pie. >> are you ready >> can i get a little ala mode. >> happy thanksgiving >> after thanksgiving is over, it's time to get your black friday game plan ready. before you start there are deal you may want to pass on. according to nerd wallet, avoid buying toys, you'll find better deals the week of september 10th to the 17th. if you're in a market for jewelry, best are offered between december 8 and christmas and this is interesting hold off on buying gift cards, retailers typically make them cheaper two weeks before christmas, don't worry, you can find bargains, experts say to look at deals for
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electronics, home appliances and dvds, you can head over to and there we have your holiday shopping guide including when local malls and stores will be open and which will be closed >> tonight, the philadelphia museum of art got into the spirit of the season, the switch for slips on the museum's holiday tree, that is more than 50 feet tall and weighs about seven thousand pound. it is looking mighty festive thanks to about 10,000 led lights >> kate is joining us and it really does feel like the holiday season, i mean, you got, the coat on and scarf. >> you want it to be a little chilly, put the fireplace on, play some football. put varsity jackets on. i don't know if they do that anymore. but lots of sunshine outside but on the cold side. feeling it if you're out and about tonight. temperatures down in the 30's, and many spots will start
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tomorrow morning in the 20's. let's take a look outside we'll start you right now on the neighborhood network, palmyra cove nature park looking towards the city. you can see the lights of city lit up a few clouds in place but skies clearing, and as sky clear, we got cooler conditions moving in across the region. the winds are dying down, that's the good news, and stormscan 3 shows not a whole lot of anything headed our way, there's a fronts lurking across portions of the northern plains, that will come through late saturday as i'll show you until then, everything pretty quiet with sunshine each day. your almanac, 55 was our high, it was a little bit above average, you can see our morning low was above average. that's because we started the day with clouds and few showers kept temperatures relatively mild and temps went nowhere in the afternoon, only rising four degrees from the morning low to the afternoon high. feels like temperatures right now when we factor in that little breeze from the northwest, still around, feels like the 20's already and feels
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like no better than freezing here in philadelphia. feeling like 30 up in trenton. feeling like 12 right now in mount pocono. future weather showing again, sunshine through your thanksgiving day, here's 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. maybe you're just sitting down to eat, maybe you've eaten, depends, i know a lot like to eat early, some eat regular dinnertime, either way, 3:00 p.m. looking fantastic. friday sun, here's 3:00 p.m. for black friday shoppers, the next front comes in saturday. skinny line of showers off to the west saturday morning, we will see sunshine to start the day, here comes the front doesn't have much with it. 4:00 p.m. maybe a stray sprinkle here or there. most of the area will stay dry but that will reenforce some of the trial. the holiday forecast, sunny, chilly but green light same story for friday and saturday. clouds will increase there could be that late day sprinkle i don't think it will impact any travel plans.
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so the green light there as well. overnight mainly clear and chilly, 31, wake up thanksgiving morning to some chilly temperatures, in the afternoon, not too bad, 46, mostly sunny much, much cooler. breakdown of your day, if you're out and about perhaps doing a 5k, turkey trot, 33 will be the 8:00 a.m. temperature. and noon around 40 then mid 40's through the afternoon, speaking of the 40's, chilly for the eagles game in the afternoon. your "eyewitness news" weather seven-day forecast, we got temperatures back to the 50's for friday and saturday. and then as we head into sunday, it will turn windy, cooler, 48 degrees sunday and then warming up again next week. sorry of a a cough. >> we'll get you water. >> lots of sunshine things looking good. >> we'll get the water. >> don is up next. >> we'll talk about the sports, the flyers and islanders working
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overtight, and the bears in town. the eagles trying to avoid the dreaded trap game. we'll talk about it next in sports.
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they don't give out trophies for being three games over 500, but the sixers haven't been that good since they started three and 0 back in 2013. sixers trying to improve ten and seven as they host the trailblazers, johnson capping off a 16-0 run to start the game. second quarter. sixers, how about the field sharing is caring, nice pass to ben simmons 16 points, nine assists and eight boards, sixers up 14. joel embiid's mom is in town for couple of week, jo jo showing off for mama.
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28 points in 12 boards for him, and oh, good boy, look at that smile. she's to happy. sixers win 101-81 and they're three games over 500. the wentz wagon unlimited capacity. fans are boarding by the thousands. the nfl has released numbers for fans voting for the pro bowl, windshield leads with nearly 273,000 votes, tom brady is second. with nearly 240. wentz led the eagles to an nfl nine in one record. on sunday, 13 and a half points favorites over the bears at home. after that match-up they will travel to seattle some think this is a trap game. jay lynn mills he ain't buying it. >> as far as that goes, nothing about trapping. you know, we know, how do we put hours, but at the same time, we know that, the more we win, the
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better we play, the better the target will be at the end of the day. >> and then there's this. tmz reporting that a man is suing birds defensive tackle fletcher cox for breaking up his tackle. apparently you can do that in north carolina. it's called the alienation of affection. the lawsuit was filed today and the man is suing -- using text messages as proof he's seeking $25,000 in damages, so far, no comment from fletcher cox. moving on. s flyers have one of the worst offenses in the nhl islanders second best. to brooklyn we go. second period. michael raffle on the break way, lights the lamp. that's his first point since january 7th. 2-1 flyers, game tied at three,
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now overtime and the flyers playing terrible. terrible. isn't it, can't play that kind of defense. >> come on. >> shout out to chuck. >> josh bailey gets the game winner, flyers lose 4-5 in oh,t >> they will get it together. >> thank you chuck >> my man. up
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a tennessee father's tu tu has his georging social media stardom. >> his wife seven months pregnant and couldn't participate. so he showed off his fancy foot work. much to the delight of his daughter and thousands of people who have now watched the video. >> very nice. >> megan marco could soon be making a permanent move to london. and royal rumors are swirling that the actress and prince harry could be moving in together. adding more fuel to the speculation, marco was seen tuesday in london tuesday doing christmas shopping >> thanksgiving is here for many but let's talk about saturday and sunday when the next system will roll in. it will drag a cold front across the area saturday night. so ahead of the front saturday is a mild day with highs near 60. clouds do roll in and then
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sunday turning colder and blustery possibly even cold enough for flurries keep an eye to the sky.
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♪weee! today's the day! wahoo! there's the second-most famous groundhog in pennsylvania. phew, am i late?! nah, just in time. nice. holiday scratch-offs from the pennsylvania lottery. aww. things just got very merry. keep on scratchin'! . coming up next is the late show with steven colbert followed by the late late show with james cordon. our morning team is back tomorrow from 4:30 to 7:00. for kate, don, everyone i'm ukee washington >> i'm jessica dean. remember we're always on at >> have a safe and happy thanksgiving, we thank you for watching. have a good night family and sleep well.
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