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partiers, it was a hit and they sell about 17,000 a year, it's turkey, sauce, bacon, cheese and toast, served hot and bubbly, wash it down with a mint jo help. >> we have philly cheese steaks, this is what you eat in louisville. >> i said earlier, this has to be the most calories in one dish. it's amazing though. >> only thing better will be a nova win for the fans who made the trip. >> we go where the team is. we've been doing that for 13 years. >> reporter: and as we come back live to the brown hotel here in down town louisville, fans coming in, villanova signs, everyone is coming for the party, about 4:30 the team is going to walk through the lobby, the cheerleaders are here. many are going to follow up to the arena as well. that's where the team's going to play. if you don't have ticketed and happen to be here a big watching party here so make sure you check back in with us.
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it's going to be a good night in louisville. >> i'm surprised you're able to talk after devouring that entire hot brown yourself. >> reporter: no. i shared with gary, the photographer and we only ate about half. it's good but it's rich, man. brutal. >> seemed like a heck of a lot. we'll keep checking in with you. in the meantime, let's take a live look at the wells fargo center. the sweet 16 is here in philadelphia too with two big games tomorrow night. coming up, nbc 10's pamela osborne talking with businesses about how they are cashing in on the tournament. we have breaking news to tell you about. the falls bridge over the schuylkill river is back open right now. just minutes ago nbc 10 caught the first cars going over the finished construction work. that included strengthening steel beams. the bridge has been closed since the start of february. construction wrapped up a week early. atlantic city is just two
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weeks from shutting the doors to city hall and leaving its workers without paychecks. >> today the mayor and governor engaged in another battle of the blame game with each pointing the finger at the other. mayor guardian wrapped up a news conference and 20 minutes of nonstop news continues with cydney long. >> you were listening to the mayor. tell us what happened. >> reporter: well, keith and jacqueline, mayor guardian said that governor christie is dead wrong on how atlantic city a major tourist hub spends its money and he says the planned shutdown of city hall next month may be the first of many. two weeks from tomorrow, april 8, atlantic city will temporarily shut its doors but not lock them as they work to solve the fact that the resort will run out of money in april. mayor guardian says of its 950 employees so far 200 or more raised hands to not collect a paycheck so long as they collect unemployment. others are volunteering to work
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regardless. it has to be cleared by labor force higher ups. >> atlantic city going to look like on april 9, i can tell you it's not going to look different than today except probably have about 20,000 people in town for the largest beer festival on the east coast. the trash is going to be picked up. and the police are going to be in full service. >> it comes as the governor spoke about atlantic city's dire cash crisis on the radio. christie will only sign legislation that reworks how atlantic city collects taxes so casinos don't sink them further into debt with appeals. and he favors a full state takeover that strips atlantic city of its government sovereignty. >> you have a city in that condition then the state has to step in and take more aggressive steps. you have to say to the mayor and council you failed. you failed. >> on the takeover, guardian says there's no deal. >> he's dead wrong. are we going to run out of money, absolutely.
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because the governor has withheld $33.5 million. >> reporter: that is in bailout money but planned city hall closure as of now would run april 8 to may 2, may is when atlantic city collects its second quarter taxes, but once that money runs out again, atlantic city would be faced with this very same situation leaving the workers here without any certainty, the bottom line, there is no resolution today. live in atlantic city, cydney long, "nbc 10 news." signs of spring are popping up in center city. above average temperatures makes it the perfect time to do planting. we found people with the urban jungle doing just that at the plaza in center city. a gorgeous day in south philadelphia too. this is the view from the eagles nest camera. looking at the tall buildings of course in center city. if you can't be at the beach
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it's a sunny day in the city. a live look over our city apartment cam. jean jean sheena parveen is here. >> gorgeous day. easter weekend looking pretty good. we've got to get through some rain. >> that's right. so today i hope you were able to enjoy it because tomorrow we're going to see rain moving in, don't forget your umbrella. that leads us into easter weekend. for now here's how warm we've gotten. 67 degrees right now in philadelphia, 70 in wilmington, 72 degrees in millville, 73 in dover, most of the area through the lehigh valley is in the mid-60s right now. a little bit of onshore wind here moving in making mount holly around 57 degrees. so cooler temperatures, the farther north and east you go. but locally we are still very nice and dry. we're going to stay that way the rest of the evening but of course you see all of that rain back off to the west moving into ohio right now. some thunderstorms with this. and that will be in our forecast as we go into tomorrow.
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so, for tonight our weather is still fantastic. mid-60s, still nice and warm outside. then by 10:00, still dry, mild, a little breezy. we'll see clouds increasing overnight tonight. and then tomorrow morning around 8:00 for the morning commute, we will have some scattered showers around. that will continue by the middle of the day. and we can't rule out some thunderstorms either. coming up a closer look at the timing and of course your easter weekend forecast straight ahead. >> thank you so much. breaking news to give you now. former eagles fullback and lead plaintiff in the concussion lawsuit against the nfl kevin turner is dead after a 6-year battle with als. he passed away at his home this morning. he played five seasons with the eagles before a pair of neck injuries forced him to retire. he was diagnosed with als in 2010, and was a lead plaintiff in the concussion lawsuit against the nfl. turner was 46 years old. we'll have much more on turner's passing and we'll hear from a
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concussions expert coming up at 5:30. in decision 2016 today, real men don't attack women. that is the warning ted cruz is sending to his republican rival donald trump as the feud over the two candidates' wives escalated more. trump tweeted this unflattering photo of cruz's wife heidi next to his own wife with a caption, no need to spill the beans, the images worth 1,000 words. this after trump threatened to spill the beans about heidi, after an anti-trump group hosted an ad featuring an old picture of milany trump posing nude. cruz says his campaign had nothing to do with the ad. cruz saying donald real men don't attack women, your wife is lovely and heidi is the love of my life. end quote. pennsylvania's primary is
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set for april 26. according to a poll from franklin and marshall trump is leading among state republicans with 33% support, john kasich is polling second with 30% and for the democrats that poll shows a big lead for hillary clinton in pennsylvania polling at 53%. compared to 28% for sanders. for complete decision 2016 coverage, including the latest delegate counts and primaries and caucuses tap the nbc 10 app. today friends and family grieved the loss of a police officer and a delaware county native killed in an unprovoked attack on law enforcement. right now a viewing is being held in beltsville, maryland for prince george's county officer ka jacaicolson. he was killed 11 days ago by one of his fellow officers after a suspect started firing outside
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their maryland police station. that suspect was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. >> from our south jersey bureau, police are asking for help as they search for a pair of shoplifters. investigators say the two stole more than $5600 in merchandise from the target store on route 73 in evesham township march 14. the pair drove off in a gray mercedes with new york license plates. a delaware middle school music teacher under arrest for allegedly sending sexually explicit images to a student. the 32-year-old worked at everitt in middle town tcht mother of a 13-year-old student contacted the school back in january after she found sexually explicit video and images of the teacher on her son's phone. congratulations to two -- to four delaware neighborhoods i should correct myself that have been named blueprint communities, they were singled out delaware city, neighborhoods
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along route 9 corridor, northeast wilmington, and washington heights. blueprint communities aims to help local communities create jobs, develop business, improve housing, and revitalize neighborhoods. >> something different in the community besides liquor stores and churches. we need cleaners, a bank, you know, we even put mail boxes in the community. >> with today's additions there are now a total of 15 blueprint communities in delaware. today christians here and around the world observe holy thursday. ♪ holy thursday commemorates christ's last supper. philadelphia archbishop celebrated a mass this morning in center city. during the service he blessed holy oils used in the coming year. ♪
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the mass of the lord's supper including the washing of the feet was held for jail inmates at the correctional facility. the holy thursday tradition signifies jesus washing the feet of his 12 disciples before the last supper. later today pope francis will celebrate holy thursday mass with a group of young refugees, pope francis is expected to pow down and wash the feet of 12 non-believing migrants as a sign of service and attention to their plight. switching gears, firefighters rescued a man trapped under a bale of paper at a paper company. the worker injured his right leg. it's not clear how he ended up pinned under the paper. a deadly shooting near a play ground sent kids scattering
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in lehigh valley. now police in allentown are looking for the shooter. a 39-year-old man was shot and killed yesterday near roosevelt park in allentown a. 23-year-old man was also shot in the leg and back. he survived. we transition now to the terror in brussels. >> in the past hour belgium lowered its terror threat level but said another attack is still possible. also today prosecutors say a suicide bomber who struck in the brussels subway station rented a house used as a hideout for the paris attackers and he had been hunted by police since december. belgian and french media report a second attacker may be at large after taking part in the bombing. prosecutors haven't said how many people overall may have taken part in the bombings that left more than 30 dead. seven iranian computer spurts charged with cyber attacks. the u.s. attorney general and fbi announced the charges today.
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the suspects were working on behalf of the iranian government. they gained remote access to hundreds of servers, stopping customers from accessing their accounts. >> these attacks were relentless, they were systematic and widespread. they threatened our kmk welling and ability to compete fairly in the global market place. both of which are directly linked to our national security. >> the attacks happened from 2011 to 2013 and targeted bank of america, the new york stock exchange, capitol one and pnc banks. president obama and the first family are wrapping up their trip. the president joined the argentine president paying tribute to the military dictatorship and the so-called dirty war. more than 30,000 were killed in what began with a military coup in 1976. tonight president obama is heading back to the capital before the trip home to
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washington, d.c. a question for you here. does your son or daughter need a summer job? 100 new jobs are coming to philadelphia thanks to a new partnership announced at city hall today. jpmorgan chase is giving $150,000 to the philadelphia youth network to boost its summer jobs program. philadelphia's mayor says the work is about more than just making money. >> whether it's in low skill work or it's in i. tixt or banking or law or exposing your young people to every possible positive example they can have. >> the grant is part of a partnership between jpmorgan chase and philadelphia's democratic national convention host committee. >> 20 minutes of nonstop news continues with an end to pennsylvania's epic budget stalemate. what does the resolution mean for the money going to philadelphia's schools? lauren mayk is live in spring garden to explain. >> reporter: in a little bit school officials will meet here
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to discuss the budget and what this means. i did speak with the superintendent today who tells me this district made it through about nine months with about 45% of their funding. you can see those numbers just do not add up. so, above all else they are glad to be getting the rest of this cash. >> welcome relief. >> that's how the superintendent describes reaction to the end of nearly nine months without a budget in pennsylvania. and with uncertainty in schools. >> those moneys would allow us to continue through the rest of the year and pay back the short-term loans we took out, that is really allowed us to go this far into the school year. >> reporter: it's not that bigger increase you were hoping for. >> yeah but in order we spend against the larger increase. >> what will it mean for schools? >> it means that nothing changes for us. >> philadelphia council woman gim co-founded parents united for public education. >> it's a disappointing outkuxt it's not a game change e it's not going to change the fact we
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lost almost $1 billion and we're not seeing it. >> if this wasn't the year to make big changes what about next year. >> where does this put us for next year's budget? >> we're already well into the new cycle and it doesn't exactly put fresh wind in the -- momentum behind the backs of either side. >> david is president and ceo of political watchdog group the committee of 70. >> i'm tempted to say we're just like watching a re-run of the program that we just finished. and we'll see. >> reporter: the new budget does give schools some additional money over what they got last year, here in the philadelphia school district that will probably amount to about $52 million. but keep in mind school districts like this one have an additional expense this year, and that is interest payments on all that money that they borrowed just to stay open here in philly, it is estimated to be about 5 to $8 million.
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lauren mayk, "nbc 10 news." you may notice more bald heads this weekend here is why dozens had their heads shaved at lasalle university today. the st. baldrick's foundation to raise awareness for childhood cancer research. one of several events held this month. >> parts of the country are still reeling from winter-like weather, in colorado about 17 inches of snow fell over the past couple days. these pictures are from erie, colorado north of denver. you can barely see anything. look at this. much different here. more like spring here at home as you take a live look outside of boathouse row. we have changes, though, on the way the next 24 hours. >> luckily those don't include what we saw, the blanket of white snow. we don't want that. let's go to first alert
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meteorologist sheena parveen for more on our weekend forecast. >> none of that snow. we have nice weather setting up for the weekend, not so much tomorrow. the unseasonably warm temperatures that we have today still will continue with those into the weekend. maybe not as warm as we are today and what we were yesterday, but we will be above normal. friday, tomorrow, we have rain moving in. don't forget your umbrella tomorrow. good news, though, the timing of it, clears us out of the rain. in time for easter weekend. we'll see nice conditions for your easter sunday. we're at 64 in allentown. look at been salem, 59, 67 in philadelphia, then 70 in wilmington. 74 in dover, atlantic city at 57. the reason why, well, we have an onshore wind that developed and those winds do cool those temperatures down quickly. so some areas north and east of philadelphia are seeing temperatures in the upper 50s, while areas in delaware with a straight south wind are seeing
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temperatures in the 70s. either way nice weather today. but take a look at what will happen through the next few days. this is our pollen forecast. we have high pollen levels, tomorrow with the rain they are going to be very low. that's what rain does. it lowers the pollen levels. but then once we get the nice weather back in the forecast for the weekend, those pollen levels are going to shoot back up. for monday you see it drop, because we have more rain heading our way for monday. so really we have nice weather, pollen high, rainy, pollen's low. the wind i was mentioning, east wind for northeast philly, even trenton. temperatures here are cooler, otherwise a straight south wind for wilmington and dover. temperatures here are warmer. it's going to stay breezy through the night. locally dry, we'll stay this way through the evening. then off to the west there you see all of that rain, that will be moving in tomorrow starting with the morning commute so we do have rain in the forecast. here's future weather going through tonight. the clouds increase, tomorrow
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morning 8:00 a.m. we're dealing with scattered showers across the area, by 10:00 a.m., more showers especially through the middle of the day. we can't rule out thunderstorms either. we could see storms with this, then by 1:00 in the afternoon that line is moving away, and the good news is we do clear up as we go into your evening commute. high temperatures, though, around 70 degrees for part of the area. for tonight clouds increase, mild, breezy, upper 50s philadelphia around 53 areas north and west. tomorrow, showers start early in the morning for the morning commute. chances of thunderstorms, especially in the middle of the day and windy with highs still well above normal for this time of year. saturday, we're of cool around 60. there is easter sunday. 67 degrees. a closer look at your easter sunday forecast. a speeding ticket scheme showing up in your mail. >> local police have a warning for residents how they say thieves are using the apps on smart phones to target victims. >> reporter: the sweet 16 in philadelphia means a sweet deal
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for local businesses, how they are cashing in on the ncaa tournament next. >> plus, the landscape is changing at a popular new jersey team park. why six flags won approval to cut down 15,000 trees. >> a look at the closing bell on wall street. look likes the dow and nasdaq finished up, the s&p closed down slightly.
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a local amusement park got the okay to cut down nearly 15,000 trees to make way for a solar farm. there is a live look at six flags great adventure. the board granted request to
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move forward with the project. but opponents argue they will have a devastating effect on the environment. a lawyer for six flags says the company scaled back its proposal and agreed to install canopy mounted solar panels over its employee parking lot. in the meantime, philadelphia police officers and firefighters used to battling the bad guys and flames. >> now a battle with each other. a weight loss battle that act fire commissioner and the police commissioner stepped on the scale for ceremonial weigh-in at city hall, marks the kickoff for the 30th weight watchers battle of the badges. and the trash talking has already started. >> step lively. wind at your back. no looking back, commissioner sawyer. that's about all you're going to see about that trophy. the only reason we lost last year is because our members are so fit as you can see, that we
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didn't have a whole lot of weight to lose. >> the 13-week competition helps raise scholarship money for children of firefighters and police officers killed or disabled in the line of duty so for a really good cause. >> no question. philadelphia by the way, feeling the madness. >> feeling the madness. >> heck yeah. let's go villanova. >> basketball fans from across the country are coming to town for the ncaa tournament. how local businesses are cashing in on the sweet 16 excitement. >> plus, a popular brand of baby food pulled from store shelves. the health hazard these pouchs could create for children. >> and a beautiful day today but now we have rain approaching. don't forget the umbrella. the timing plus a closer look at your weekend forecast. >> today at 5, a new jersey couple is now at risk of losing one third of their home, more than three years after hurricane sandy. >> so much bureaucracy, so much
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red tape. >> the program set up by the state to help storm victims causes more frustration. >> there comes a time when you got to use a bit of common sense. >> the nbc 10 investigators take you into their home and speak with a lawmaker pushing to hold the program more accountable. >> i apologize on behalf of the state of new jersey.
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sweet 16. >> reporter: they certainly are. we talked to a lot of out-of-towners today and while this may be where all of the action is taking place, a lot of the people coming in to town are bringing a big financial boost to the city overall. >> we got some people here from philly, we're from milwaukee. >> ryan showed up to the ncaa open practice with a small army of super fans ready to get right into march madness. >> i'm happy to be here. >> reporter: the city is happy to have him and everyone else too in all, the tournament is expected to draw in more than 17,000 visitors, and generate more than $18 million in revenue. >> we're going to watch our hoosiers win against north carolina. >> reporter: they are staying at a hotel in the city and it's a good thing they found one. the philadelphia convention and visitor bureau tells us that hotels are booked up more than 90% for this friday, and
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saturday night. >> we're excited for the game. go badgers. >> reporter: in center city we bummed into more out-of-towners taking in the sights and activities philly has to offer. >> never been to philly. so, we thought we'd you know, get a little educational tour while we're here as well. >> reporter: for those who spent the afternoon seeing how the teams looked on the court at the wells fargo center, plans to spend time and money here are already in the works. >> got to go see the liberty bell. then -- >> reporter: some of the remaining tickets for several hundred dollars. people out to take advantage of the practice. reporting live, pamela osborne, "nbc 10 news." >> thank you. by the way, villanova is playing still, they open the sweet 16 about 2 1/2 hours, my wildcats, about to leave the hotel there. this is a live picture there. fans giving the team a sweet
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send-off shortly as they head to the arena. louisville, kentucky is where they are at. tim furlong is there. he will show us what happened there coming up in about 30 minutes. that's going to be 5:00 or so. and make sure you count on nbc 10 and comcast sports to cover the sweet 16. tim and john will have live reports here on "nbc 10 news." >> how about baseball. perfect weather for that, right. looking live at citizens bank park where the phillies play their home opener two weeks from monday here on nbc 10 with these temperatures it's too bad we don't have baseball playing today though. >> just a few more weeks. in bucks county lots of kids and parents out there on the playground. let's talk to sheena parveen. >> gorgeous temperatures today. >> yes, beautiful conditions today, tomorrow not so much. so enjoy today. because we're still really
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comfortable outside. 67 in philadelphia, the wind is all coming in from the south. some parts of the area seeing more of an onshore wind. may be cooler in northeast philly or bensalem or trenton but areas like delaware getting the south wind, getting warm temperatures, but the cooler air off to the north and west. that will be moving in as we go into the weekend. but not very cold. we're going to be above normal. right now in allentown 64 degrees, the cooler temperatures i was,ó?c talking about northea philly, 59 degrees. trenton at 50 degrees right now with an onshore wind. there is rain we have heading our way. so it will be rainy through part of the day tomorrow. don't forget your umbrella, coming up i'll show you the timing of that and your easter sunday forecast straight ahead. >> the federal government is sending disaster assistance to help philadelphia recover from the january blizzard. today governor wolf announced that the feds granted his request to reimburse state and local governments for what they spent dealing with the historic
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storm. it includes bucks, berks, chester, lehigh, montgomery counties as well as philadelphia. >> we have a recall alert that could impact families of babies. gerber is recalling unspecified number of organic second food pouchs. the company says the packaging defect could cause the food to spoil. two products are involved, the pouchs with pears, carrots and peas and apples and mangoes. for information how to get a refund top the nbc app. >> the philadelphia police department is making sure dozens feel the joy of easter. members of police radio spent the day making 80 baskets each contains a small toy, coloring books, crayons and chocolate bunnies. they are being delivered to the red shield salvation army family shelter. the project is meant to show police dispatchers commitment to the community. some local law enforcement
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enjoyed an early taste of easter today. holiday meals for heroes heads to breakfast at sunny brook golf club. after the meal a procession of patrol officers delivered all of the fixings for easter dinner to families of fallen officers. coffee can have several health benefits. >> but drinking the cup or two or maybe three or four depending what you need, can be harmful to some women. why you and your partner may want to skip that next coffee date. >> plus, why uber is willing to give you $10,000 to hack into its security system. >> a lawsuit against gabby giffords and the men behind it claimed to be her shooter now nbc 10 learned it was a hoax. how a man in philadelphia was behind it all coming up at 5:00. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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developing drugs to fight deadly diseases. as a scientist, i know there's more that washington can do to help families. i'm running for congress to protect planned parenthood funding
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so more women get cancer screenings and treatment... to pass a ban on fracking in the delaware river basin to preserve our clean water, and to always protect medicare and social security. i'm shaughnessy naughton and i approve this message. katie she doesn't work many hou21 percent less.o. she handles as many customers, puts out as many fires, meets as many deadlines-- not 21 percent less.
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so why does she make 21 percent less? for my daughters and yours, i'll fight for equal pay for women. families need it; you've earned it. and our parents have earned social security and medicare-- i'll protect them. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message, because it's your turn. >> you might want to skip the coffee date if you and your partner are trying to have a baby. a woman may be more likely to
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have a miscarriage if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages each day leading up to conception. a heads up for women, a study shows you may be at risk for heart disease. a recent survey shows three quarters of women had at least one risk factor for heart disease including high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. only 16% have been told by their doctors that these issues could affect heart health and many were just advised to lose weight. >> uber is willing to give you $10,000 and all you have to do is hack into its system. the ride sharing app will offer payouts to $10,000 for what it considers its security. it begins may 1 and last 90 days. if hackers find a buck they send to the uber, have it verified as a genuine issue before they get paid. there are several treatment programs for people suffering from drug addiction here. >> but it's how one center
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treats these people that makes the difference. nbc 10 takes you inside one of the most successful treatment programs in the city. and nice weather today but now we have rain heading our way for your friday. i'll show you the timing plus a close look at your easter sunday forecast.
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great laking news in to nbc 10 the philadelphia parking authority says right now parking kiosks are only accepting cash and mobile payments. no credit cards, no debit card. they are experiencing technical difficulties again right now only cash and mobile payments are being accepted at ppa kiosks. >> philadelphia has more than 100 programs for people suffering from addiction. >> one place served people in more ways than any other. it's how they treat them that
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makes the difference. vince lattanzio spent time at the nonprofit as part of the nbc 10 exclusive. >> prevention point philadelphia in the kensington neighborhood serves 7,000 people a year. and it helps more people get into treatment than any other program in the city. their success is tied to the way that they create relationships with the people who walk through their doors. >> you have to treat them with respect, treat them as another human being. >> inside this former church in the heart of philadelphia's drug market people suffering from addiction find dignity. there is no preaching in these walls, just compassion that dr. brian work says helps move people toward recovery. >> they get so outside of our normal frame of reference that they are often treated not as human beings and they don't expect to be treated in that fashion. we don't have that kind of self
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respect, it's hard to take care of yourself. >> for the last 20 years, prevention point has acted as the city's needle exchange, providing clean needles to iv drug users. >> we have been able to bring the hiv incident rate in this city from around 50% back in the 90s, now down to 5% for the last five years. >> over time it expanded, offering medicine assisted drug treatment, meals, a shelter for merngs and helping people navigate the treatment system. >> originally came here for needle exchange. then i saw the difference types of referrals, types of programs, that they could link you up with and stuff like that so like wow, kind of positive. >> they work to get a lot of people in treatment, the process isn't easy. if someone doesn't have proper i.d. or paperwork they could wait months to get in a program. >> the best time to access treatment is when you are asking
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it of me. >> in your motivational moment if i can't deliver that in a couple hours, i think it's disabling people. >> looking to expedite things they teamed up with the city to waive requirements for people. the program runs for 12 weeks because the city redirects staff from other job responsibilities. >> we stop doing that so we put a mechanism in place that adequately funds what is successful. we're going to continue to rob peter to pay paul. >> now, prevention point also has a major focus on training people. they train families, organizations and city workers how to use nar cam, the reversal drug and provides the drug for free to people they serve as a way to help keep people alive with the hope they will seek recovery. vince lattanzio, "nbc 10 news."
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well, a beautiful day outside today. plenty of sunshine, temperatures close to 70 degrees for part of the area, some spots cooler. either way it is still unseasonably warm through most of the area. tomorrow, still unseasonably warm, but we have rain moving in for friday so don't forget your umbrella tomorrow. the good news on the timing of the rain it's going to clear out in time for easter weekend. have i that forecast in a second. we're at 64 degrees in allentown, pottstown, wes chess terks 67 in philadelphia, 59 in bensalem. bringing in the cool air, 57 atlantic city. 70 at wilmington and 74 in dover. 72 in millville. so we have nice warm spots right now. for today, though, in philadelphia we did get to 68 degrees so far, tomorrow we should be around 70, even with the rain. then we go into saturday we drop to around 60, 67 on sunday but we're saying above normal for this time of the year. the average high 56 degrees, so we're not going to be there just
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yet over your easter weekend. right now we're nice and dry but we'll see the clouds increase as we go through tonight because that rain is really just back off to the west. it will be moving into western pennsylvania soon, and then later early tomorrow morning or very late tonight we'll be seeing showers moving in. so here's future weather, clouds increase, closer to about 3:00 a.m. we'll see the approach of showers but during the morning commute, 9 lock i think we'll have rain around the lehigh valley. scattered light rain, can't rule out a couple of thunderstorms, even by the middle of the day, here is 11:00 a.m. by lunch time we have rain in the forecast with a chance of thunderstorms, that will go through the early afternoon hours. and then clearing out in time for the evening commute. so there's 4:00 p.m. there, nice and dry, dry for friday night plans and dry as we go into your weekend saturday with afternoon highs close to 60 degrees for some spots. your easter morning forecast, sun rise 6:52 in the morning, nice and dry. temperature by 7:00 a.m. around
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42, 9:00 a.m., 51 and by noon 62 degrees and nice and dry. low temperatures mild, breezy, clouds increasing. mostly in the mid to upper 50s. then tomorrow, we'll see showers starting early in the morning, a chance of a thunderstorm, it will be a windy day, highs still around 70 degrees, don't forget the umbrella tomorrow we go into the weekend, there you see it. 60 on saturday, 67, nice for your easter sunday. another chance of rain for monday. >> speeding tickets sent to drivers. >> they are not coming from police. the scheme that is showing up in e-mail in boxes and what investigators say you should look out for. >> plus, he led the villanova basketball team but two of his teammates industrial trouble spelling his name. don't miss the many variations coming up on "nbc 10 news" at 5:00.
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no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey. >> a warning from police in chester county about speeding tickets. >> drivers aren't at fault here. someone is running a scheme e-mailing the phony citations to residents, rose many coners joins us to explain how the thieves are pulling it off. >> as if drivers don't have enough to worry about on the road, police are now warning of a speeding ticket scam that starts in your in box. it tells the victims where and when they were speeding, how fast they were going, and claims to have a snapshot of their license plate. then of course there is a fine to pay. and guess what, that driving information appears to be true. investigators believe the scammers are hacking free
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traffic and gps apps that may have access to your driving and personal information. >> it comes as an after thought because i download apps all the time. >> i think it's terrible. i would be inclined to send money. >> town police tell us drivers will never receive a citation sent via e-mail so keep that in mail. other police departments say the same is true for warrants and any other official business involving law enforcement. next, all new on "nbc 10 news" at 5:00, they spent their life savings to rebuild after hurricane sandy. now the state is forcing them to do it again. >> dollars and cents. what seems to be missing is the sense. >> more troubling stories about the sandy rebuilding. why it could cost this family a third of their home next. and grab your umbrella for tomorrow. we have rain on the way for your friday. also i have a close look at your
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easter sunday forecast coming up next.
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right now at 5:00, a sweet 16 sendoff. a live look inside the hotel where villanova wildcats are walking out as we speak. following that procession through the alumni, the fans,
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nbc 10's tim furlong somewhere in the mix. there he is. hey, tim, what's the excitement like? >> reporter: you know what, it was cool. the best part for me as a kid i remember, that was the best. it's going to be a great night. you feel the energy here. now it's off the charts. i wish you could start now. some of the fans we talked to. >> i was at the big east, i was in brooklyn, i'm here and i'm going to houston. so, we go wherever the team goes. >> more heart and soul than any team going. more character, they play for one another. we have no stars, just a fantastic group with the best coach in the world. >> it feels like the love is like crazy. mind blowing. >> reporter: okay. the team -- there you go.
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the team walked out, literally a minute ago here at the brown hotel in down town louisville. they have about eight blocks to the center. they go play miami tonight. a little bit but they look loose, having fun. feegd off the energy in the room. you come back live, a lot of kids here. a lot of alums, little kids, older kids, having a great time. it's going to be a great night. a lot of people that can't go and watch in person, they are going have have a watch party. it's going to be wild and we'll have it all for you. make sure you're with us at 11:00. tim furlong, "nbc 10 news." >> any question how well nova nation travels. all the way to kentucky. a lot of people behind you. >> he's in the thick of it. thank you. we'll see you later. >> much more coverage of the sweet 16 from louisville and here in philly we'll


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