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the nonprofit and business sectors as well to expand on this wholistic approach and bring additional resources to many neighborhoods across philadelphia.
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agencies like the united states department of justice, the white house, hud, the city governments across america, stonily foundation and many, many more. it's addressing the contributing factors to crime, education, lack of opportunity, unemployment and recidivism. we're making progress but as you know we're not done yet. of course, the police cannot have a positive impact if they are not trusted in the community. they recognize the need to examine the department's policies and procedures, increased transparency and enhanced training. in the wake of increased police-involved shootings, 394 between 2007 and 2014, about an average 506 a yea a year, commi ramsey commissioned a report and asked the department of justice and the cops office to come to philadelphia. look at these issues. we received a report this year and subsequently established an
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independent oversight board to review that report and develop a timeline for implementation. the philadelphia police department posts on its web site incident summaries and comp helmsive crime stats and we've released part one and two crimes data as a part of the city's overall open data policy. we've increased standards for recruits to join the force and revised in-service training for veteran officers. police commissioner ramsey have demonstrated through words and more importantly through his actions that police misconduct and corruption will not be tolerated at all. the citizens of philadelphia deserve the highest level of protection, professionalism and respect from their police department. we all know about the very real dangers our brave men and women face on a daily basis when they put on their uniforms and head out their front doors and we were jarringly reminded of that danger, tragically, once again this year with the death of
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officer robert wilson, iii, is the eighth police officer to died in the line of duty under police commissioner ramsey's and our watch. is we have a responsibility to act with honesty, transparency. it begins with us, the people who swore an oath to serve this city. there's so much to cover in a short amount of time but i think i can sum it up in one thought -- philadelphia is, was, and will be very, very lucky to have benefited from the talent and dedication of police commissioner charles ramsey. he's nationally and internationally recognized among his law enforcement peers, having served president barack obama. he served as president of the major city chiefs association and the international chiefs of
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police executive committee, pirf, at the same time. no one, no police officer in the united states of america served as president of the major city chiefs and the police executive research forum as president at the same time. no one in the united states of america ever did that -- except police commissioner charles ramsey. he sits on the homeland security council and was picked directly by president obama to serve as a co-chair of the president's task force on 21st century policing. he's received numerous awards and accolades, including recognition from the fbi's national executive institute, the police executive research forum and harvard's john f. kennedy school of government.
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commissioner -- police commissioner ramsey -- thank you for saying yes -- thank you for coming to philadelphia. and thank you for making my city a safer city. the children and adults of our
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city owe you a tremendous debt of gratitude. there are young people alive today who ten years ago may not have lived in our city but because of your work you've been a friend, supporter, and advisor not just on policing. every person in our city government has benefited from your service. seems like a short period of time but in eight years, as a life long philadelphian, knowing where we've been and seeing where we are today, in eight years you have changed the culture of policing in our great city.
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you've created a very strong and sturdy foundation for the future. you and i both know that change is not easy. but change has come and it's our duty and responsibility to make sure that those changes stay in police and based on the strong foundation that you've created that more work certainly still needs to be done. you've also created a team that has well become the task of changing the culture of policing in philadelphia. the police department based on service to the public, honesty and respect for the citizens that they serve and for themselves. we're fortunate to have in philadelphia the best police commissioner in the united states of america. police commissioner charles ramsey.
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[ applause ] well, that was hard. we'd be glad to try to answer any questions you might have based on today's announcement. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] what has given you the most professional satisfaction as n the years you've served here and is there any unfinished business that you'd like to see to the end before you leave? >> well, there's a couple things. certainly the drop in crime. i'm not satisfied with it, but it's better than it was and you have to keep pushing forward and try to make it better and better and better. i don't know if it's practical to think you'll ever get down to
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zero but the closer we push toward that goal the better off we are as a city. some of the educational standards that we senate the department, now it requires 60 hours to come on as a member of the department. there's been a lot of training and education going on. we will get word on october 20 whether or not we were successful in becoming accredited by the pennsylvania law enforcement accreditation commission. >> the questions will continue and so will the answers. we're going to step away from this now to go back to regularly scheduled programming but once again to recap, philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsey announcing his retirement effective january 7. he's been on the job in philadelphia since january, 2008, coming from washington, d.c. where he was police chief. we'll have more on this major announcement on nbc 10 news at 11:00 a.m. now we return you to your regular programming.
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now, the two hot young artists who are destined to become big music stars. >> that is what elvis dur theran says, because they are the ar tis of the month. they are the lipstick gypsy and their music is about to take over the airwaves with the help of elvis duran. >> and first of all, elvis, you are a lead story. okay. you have hit it big. >> what did i do? >> you have been promoted to the top of the show. >> i know, with we have never been on this early, guys. and when you have a music powerhouse like l.a. reid behind you like these guys do, and we are talking about the award winning, and the grammy award
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winning and the voice that hits octaves up in the sky, and he is going to bring to you a funky pop thing. >> and john, you are sporting a man bun. >> it is glued on. >> no, it is shellac. >> what does the family think about the man-bun? are they liking it? >> i was ahead of the curve and this is not a following move. i have had it for a year and a half, so for all of you man bunners out there, i started it. >> and not many. >> and chris, what is under there? >> just hair. >> okay. [ laughter ] and you guys are worked mary j. and jay-z. >> well, john is a friend of mine and we were going to do a
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produc producer/ar tis thing, and we decided to do a band. >> and you started singing in church? >> yes. >> and the first song was "amazing grace." ? and in what octave? >> can you give us a little bit? ♪ amazing grace ♪ how sweet the sound halleluj hallelujah. >> yes. by the way, that is beautiful. but they are going to to be singing the cure for us? >> yes, it is a a fabulous song and they sang it for us at the st. jude walk under the brooklyn bridge, and the crowd loved them. but i wanted the bring you some different song. >> and you know what, i am not crazy about the people that you are always bringing. i won't name names, but that would have workedm. >> as you can tell, they have had enough wine. >> and as you can tell, they
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>> he was award 31 gold, and three double plat tum and one triple double platinum album. >> and now, there is a new book celebrating the birth of frank sinatra right across the river here. and now, to join us are the author of the book frank sinatra jr. and his co-author. >> and what maid you decide it was time? >> i didn't decide, but it was done by committee. >> and why was it important to do something like this? >> i think that you better ask charles that question. >> i think that we have been planning for frank's centennial to plan for the birthday for about five year, and this time, the book is a celebration of the
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life and career, and a lot of book books are coming out, but this book is sanctioned by the family and also in his words. we found a treasure trove of tapes that frank had made talking about his life. a lot of people that write books that never knew him or met him, and so we tried to match the picture pictures with the text in the book. >> more popular than ever, it seems to me. >> and there is always that we like to say with frank, no generation gap. every generation seems to find him sh, and he is as relevant ty as ever was. >> sure. in 1964 we have a picture of your dad with quincy jones, and we we will see if this one pops up. >> who is a legend himself. >> oh, yeah. tell us about that photograph, frank. >> that was taken at a record ing studio, and appears to be in california. bill basie was in the throes of
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making his second album with frank sinatra and this time instead of the late kneel hefty and quincy jones who looks like a boy. >> yes. >> and not like the other two. >> and the next one is a loving benefit and it shows how philanthropic your dad was, right, frank? >> he was involved in many charitable organizations, and that particular one in that photograph is very close to where where he lived in a town called rancho mirage, california. that is what that awas all abou. >> and your dad, he liked the camera, too, and this is your dad in the 1940s with a camera. was he a photographer himself? >> not really. not really. that look like a 16 millimeter movie camera and an old bolex
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and he was at this time to getting active in movies, and like so many people who did that sort of thing, he e wases if nated by cinemaotography. >> sure. >> and let me point out that is one of the photos that you would not see anywhere else, because that is taken by frank's mom nancy in hoboken, and we also have another book that is $1,000 that frank's granddaughter amanda put together that is a limit limited edition book that has a lot of photos like that. >> and we will throw up some photos of the family as we go to break. and can you tell us anything about that? >> i don't know, because i was not present. >> i think that it was 1962 or 1963. >> and the holidays. and the best memories were at holiday time. that is what somebody told me. >> when i was a young person, they used to refer to it as christmasti christmastime, and now it is politically correct and called
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commissioner 2008 and has served in law enforcement for more than four decades. ramsey also co-chairs the president's task force on 21st century policing which looks to strengthen police relationships with communities. his last day as commissioner will be january 7. we'll have more on this breaking news on nbc 10 news at 11:00. right now, let's get to the first alert forecast from meteorologist bill henley with cooler weather today. >> lauren, looking at sunshine and temperatures that are climbing. we'll stay in the 60s this afternoon, mostly sunny view of center industry the adventure aquarium. temperatures in the low 60s in philadelphia. 63 in wilmington and millville. 64 in atlantic city. near 70 later today. the archdiocese of philadelphia hopes the recent visit by pope francis will bring more candidates to the priesthood. today the archdiocese will formally announce its new recruitment program that's call my name. it aims to get parishioners
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involve bid inviting them to suggest suitable candidates. today's news conference will be at st. charles borromeo cemetery where the pope stayed during his visit last month. i'm lauren mayk. we'll have a full hour of news coming up in 30 minutes. you can get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 app. now back to the "today" show. have a great day.
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it is winesday wednesday and time for the trivia of "who knew" and today, it is who is worthy of citizenship by asking actual questions from the naturalization question questionnaire and we will see who gets the questions correctly, and if they don't get the question right, they will get kathie's signed cd. >> and we have rob chuter here because he has recently pass ed
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the test. is it difficult? >> it is the hardest thing i have ever done and they give you a book of 100 questions and you to get 6 of 10 correct. i studied like a maniac. >> and these guys have not studied, but over to you, kath. and we love you, rob. this lady is from south carolina. what do we call the first ten amendments to the constitution? >> what do we call the first ten amendments to the constitution. do we call them the first ten amendments. >> well, she is not wrong, but you really wanted that cd. >> i do! >> and it is the bill of rights. >> and the reason it is not a multiple choice, and often it is multiple choice, because in the test, you don't get multiple choice, and you have to know it. and the bill of rights, and fun fact, george washington had 14 made up, and one for the congress and the other 13 were
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for the other colonies, and they are in the national archives, and i got this question wrong, too. and so don't feel bad. >> all righty. you are from tennessee. and what is the economics system in the united states? >> i don't know, i just want your cd. >> okay! >> it is a good day for kathie lee. and the correct answer? >> i am not sure why this with question was on there, but apparently, it is very important to know this economic system. and ta is a another question they ask you, if you are a communist. and i am not, and so i am here. >> all right. i didn't know they asked that question. over to you, kathie lee. >> and who is in charge of the executive branch of our government. >> the president. >> she is $100 richer. >> yes. >> president obama.
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>> and president obama is in charge. this is a little bit of an odd question, because when you enter to answer the questions, there is a huge question of him, and if you can't remember, there he is smiling away. >> and kath, over to you. >> from clearwater, florida, the house of representatives has how many voting members. >> it is not fair. >> i would guess 536. >> off by 101. it is 435. >> and a lot of people think it is 535 because they add in the senator, and there is 100 senators, and that is the thick one there, but it is the answer there. sgr and did you get it right? >> i did, because i read the book. >> and you studied. time for one more. >> from corpus christi, texas. what do we show loyalty to when we say the pledge of allegiance. >> the american flag. >> yes. and so i thought that it would be a formality and technicality
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well if you can't serve tasty sausage why are we even a family? i may as well move out. well, if that's what yo... you're right. i'll stay. and tomorrow we're going to help johnsonville rebuild that factory. i'll take dinner in my room, with chocolate milk. make pasta tastier with johnsonville italian sausage. we don't make sausage. we make family. and sausage. sure you can go to the costume shop and pick out something clever and cute for your kidsoween or you can be a good parent. >> and so this is some diy costume costumes daphne here to help us.
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>> we can take some simple items and make some show-stopping costumes. we have taken some pool noodles in rainbow order and put them on each end in tape, and attach with suspenders and you have a rainbow. >> and do you like candy corn, rowan? no, not really? >> those are awful. >> all right. you stay right here, baby. >> and this is my favorite costume yet. you take a red yoga mat and transform it into a dead ringer for a british phone booth. >> oh, my gosh a that is so cute. >> you cut nit half, and cut a circle in the center and cut out some holes in the front with
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cellophane and you have a telephone booth. >> okay. do you like skittles? okay. here you go. >> and now -- good, hoda. >> this is going to start with a purple umbrella to create a purple octopus. >> oh, wow. >> turn this way. this is so cute. >> i can't handle what is happen i ing. >> and we have tube socks lined with cotton balls. >> and how did you attach it? >> glue and overnight let it dry. cotton balls, and there it is. >> you want some candy, doll baby. all right. >> say thank you. there we go. >> how about some more. >> good halloween. >> that is a prelunch snack for hoda. >> yes, it is. >> and the last costume is the
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eadsest to create, and it is an empty oatmeal container and electrical tape. a and so what we have done is to painted the bottle caps with gold paint. >> and turn there. >> and we painted the bottle caps with gold paint and let them dry the overnight, and created the stripes with the e electrical paint, and the oatmeal container with white paper. >> and would you like some candy? i bet you would. >> you can go the to get more ideas. >> and now, lil yliana is goingo go from bow to wow coming up. and elvis duran is here with the ar tis of the month gypsy lipstick. at safelite, we know how busy life can be.
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fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year."
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now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite.
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earlier we met elvis duran's ar tis of the month, and now it is finally time to hear them think. >> i heard them rehearse and i like them. they are performing their new song "the cure" and they are singing for us, the lipstick gypsies! ♪ ♪ the world has grown cold ♪ my heart is all there ♪ i move to your rhythm
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♪ hey and i hope you don't give away your loving ♪ ♪ and this is the only one thing ♪ ♪ hey tell me it feels so good ♪ tell me that it is never going to end ♪ ♪ say that it won't and take a little time to figure it out ♪ ♪ and i'm tired of the game ♪ and i'm sick of it ♪ i thought that i would be the cure ♪ ♪ and i'm going the stay right here ♪ ♪ baby ♪ when i step out yeah ♪ and i know i want to turn it up ♪ ♪ there are no limits ♪ be mine today
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♪ stop turning away ♪ no no no ♪ it felt so good ♪ never going to end ♪ no no no ♪ trying to figure out ♪ tired of the game ♪ i think i'm the cure ♪ of your loneliness ♪ i'm staying right here ♪ i think my loving might be the cure ♪ ♪ there's no way to tell ♪ it feels so good ♪ ooh ooh ♪ don't you and i feel so good
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♪ whoa hey ♪ think about it now ♪ trying to figure it out ♪ tired of the games ♪ i think that you might be the cure ♪ ♪ of my loneliness ♪ and i'm staying right here ♪ think about it now ♪ and i'm so sick ♪ you might be the cure ♪ of my loneliness ♪ and moving on to the next ♪ i'm staying right here ♪ i think that your love might be the cure ♪ >> yes! >> oh. >> wait a minute, hold on. >> when they win the grammy, they will thank you guys. >> that was awesome. how fun. >> and thank you, elvis.
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>> how did that feel? did you like to perform live? >> yes. >> i am out of breath, and it is amazing. >> and the tight man bun takes that voice up an octave. >> yes, this is where most of the vocals come on. >> and are you on tour? >> to be determined. >> and the album. >> elvis. >> and i want you to answer the questions. >> and next year an album which will be here before you know it. >> and i would like to see the ladies in the band. they were fantastic. >> yes. >> and i thank you all. and coming up the looks for less, and they will have the tails wagging. >> and so
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it is that time when lilliana vasquez brings us the luxe for less looks. >> today it is about pampering
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saving them for the dog. and these are the original dig, and pet pads made in dallas texas and all in the united states and great pattern, and this is great if you have a dog or cat that sheds and you can put it on the bed or carpet or in the car. >> and if you have a hardwood floor they want something soft to lay on. >> and this one, throw me a bone, ladies. this is a fragrance charm, and so if your doggie smells a little bit unfresh, you hang it on the collar and they have different fresh called ocean breeze. >> won't it bug him, you think? >> well, it is a soft scent. >> subtle. >> okay. >> they are so cute and accessories for the dog. >> and these are a cute dress there for you. >> and you are going to love this, because it was under $100, and you are going to have it on our show? >> why not. let's talk about it. >> and now, lilliana, let's sit
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>> for making my city a safer city. >> it's been a good ride. i've been blessed. an emotion almay yoal mayor nutter announced charles ramsey is retiring after eight years of leading and in many ways reshaping public safety in philadelphia. we live team coverage of this breaking announcement that came down an hour ago. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal was there at city hall for the news conference and nbc 10 reese monique braxton will have a closer look at ramsey's career, his accomplishments and disappointments but let's begin with randy at city hall.


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