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i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. dearly beloved. we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. >> at 11:00, remembering american music royalty and music genius who broke all the rules. heart broken fans, this is what it sounds like when doves cry. so many of us are still in shock over the sudden death of prince, as we think purple today and sing his memorable songs. the investigation into his death and the outpouring of grief and memories continues. here's a live look right now at a growing memorial outside of
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prince's home in minnesota. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. as music vans mourn the death of prince, we're learning more about the details for the search for answers. medical examiners will conduct an autopsy on the music legend today. a minnesota sheriff said deputies called prince's compound yesterday, found prince unresponsive in an elevator. medical personnel tried cpr but could not revive him. a source with direct knowledge of the events tells nbc news that last friday, prince's flight from atlanta to minneapolis was diverted to illinois because of an unresponsive male of the plane. natalie morales has more from minneapolis. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> overnight, a sea of purple for prince. >> i can't believe he's gone. >> heartbreak and disbelief. >> i have a really hard time understanding that he's dead. >> i was blown away by how much
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talent he had. >> the music icon found dead thursday in an elevator at his minnesota home. he was just 57 years old. >> person down, not breathing. >> police have released view details at 9:43 a.m., a 911 call came in. an unidentified male says we have someone who is unconscious. he goes on to say, the people are just distraught. prince was pronounced dead at 10:0 save, 24 minutes later. the cause still unknown. today, an autopsy will be performed. last week, a health scare left his fans on edge. the legend rushed to an illinois hospital after his plane made an emergency landing. a rep for prince claimed he had been fighting the flu. >> dearly beloved, we're gathered here today. >> prince was charismatic, eccentric, and undeniably himself. his 2007 super bowl half time show in the rain is considered
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by many to be the greatest ever. bruce rogers designed that show and remembers a phone call prince had with a producer before it started. >> are you okay, and prince is like, can you make it rain harder? >> defying genres and genders, prince's records sold more than 100 million copies. he won seven grammys and an academy award for his most famous song and movie. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> his album "1999" gave birth to one of the most quoted sayings in pop culture. ♪ tonight i'm going to party like it's 1999 ♪ >> in 2004, matt asked prince while he has a louder personality onstage. >> the music and the energy. i mean, that's 20,000 people there. you can't come on stage like you just got out of bed. >> prince was equally worshipped by fans and other musicians. justin timberlake on instagram calling prince a once in forever artist. madonna posting prince changed the world.
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calling him a true visionary. alicia keys, prince was a gift. a genius, and a reminder that we have no limits. even president obama weighing in. calling prince one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time. at prince's final concert last week in atlanta, he shook hands with his adoring fans. now, they're deeply mourning his sudden loss. ♪ purple rain purple rain >> that was natalie morales reporting. cities across the country meanwhile honor the superstar by lighting their landmarks purple. take a look at prince's home town of minneapolis. a bridge that was lit by purple rain. san francisco city hall lit with prince's signature color, as was portland waterfront ferris wheel, also lit in the royal color. and this morning, prince is being remembered as one of the most innovative musicians of his
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time. we're seeing many tributes following his death yesterday at the age of 57. the philadelphia daily news is sporting the headline, the doves cry. to remember the music legend. and here's a front page of today's new york daily news with a play of prince's popular single from the 1992 love symbol album. and the new yorker is giving us an early look at next week's cover. going purple rain. as expected, reaction has been pouring in from the music community. music icon, song writer, and producer kenny gamble said prince is one of the elite musical talents of all time. >> he's one of those great talents that only come along every now and then, once a generation. like michael jackson. >> gam bell says the two weren't close, but he met prince on a few occasions, calling him unique, unusual, and flamboyant. and we're just finding out that
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the sheriff in carver county, minnesota, will have a news conference at 4:00 this afternoon with an update on the investigation into prince's death. so be shire to tap the free nbc10 app for pictures, remembrances and more reaction to prince's death and life. and you can also read how the tonight show's questlove once threw an impromptu party for him right here in philadelphia. >> well, we're not going to see purple rain falling from the sky today, but weather is wet weather is heading our way as we take a live look now at market street in center city, philadelphia. bill henley is here now with our friday forecast. how is it looking? >> gray skies for most of the area. clouds moving in, and temperatures rising. your seven-day forecast is scrolling at the bottom for each part of our area, not just one seven-day forecast anymore. sunshine today fading as the temperatures climb.
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73 degrees with mostly cloudy skies in philadelphia. lots of high clouds so far, not rain producing. pennsylvania suburbs warming to 69 degrees at this hour, and already in the 70s in south jersey, there lehigh valley, and delaware as we go through the day, sunshine will disappear for much of the area and showers will develop. 80, though, this afternoon for philadelphia, and a warming trend across the entire area. as far as rain is concerned, so far, it's dry. clouds, though, already producing showers in western berks county. you can see i-78 and those extend into lancaster county and harrisburg, light rain. no heavy rain so far. we'll see heating in the atmosphere. even though it doesn't look impressive right now, that line of showers is on the huv. as temperatures warm up, we could see thunderstorm development later today. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour in a few minutes. vai. >> thank you, bill. now to decision 2016. the push for votes continues in
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our area today with several candidates holding events in pennsylvania and in delaware. vermont senator bernie sanders was set to attend a breakfast in west philadelphia to discuss economic issues. sanders' rival hillary clinton will make an appearance in montgomery county within the hour. she'll discuss equal pay for women. later, she'll attend an event in lackawanna county. she campaigned in hartford yesterday, where she criticized what she calls an organized effort to intimidate and silence proponents of gun reform. meanwhile, happening now, ted cruz is campaigning in williamsport. he's holding an energy and jobs town hall meeting at a construction company. later today, cruz will hold campaign rallies in skrantden and allentown. and republican front-runner donald trump is holding a rally this afternoon in harrington kent county after a series of nubs, he's hired his first speechwriter and is practicing
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with a teleprompter, another he did not use a script in a rally in harrisburg last night. he said he was hesitant to tone down his campaign rallies. >> my wife is constantly saying, darling, be more presidential. i just don't know that i want to do it quite yet. >> well, trump calling his republican opponents to drop out of the race and said democrat bernie sanders is finished. republican presidential hopeful john kasich was also busy campaigning here in our area. he stopped in media and also was in king of prussia yesterday. pennsylvania is a state where he needs support. >> any vote for me is a vote for me. it isn't a vote for somebody else. and i need the support here, so i can have momentum going into the convention. >> kasich is last in the hunt for delegates among republicans. he said unbound delegates are critical to his campaign. he has an event later today in
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connecticut. we're covering each candidate's visit to our area today. tap the nbc10 app for updates from the campaign trail. philadelphia police are looking for the man they say assaulted a woman in south philadelphia earlier this week. take a look at these photos right here. authorities say early wednesday, the man grabbed a woman walking at 13th and wharton and forced her to the ground. the woman fought back and sprayed mace in his face. he then ran off. if you happen to recognize this man, you're asked to call police. this morning, police in wilmington are awaiting autopsy results after a 16-year-old girl died following a fight in a high school bathroom. students who were dismissed early yesterday return later to howard high school of technology to grieve. the soft more who was attacked died later from her injuries, so far, no charges filed and students are back in school this morning. and cambn county police tell nbc10 a fire that burned half a dozen houses in camden was
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deliberately set and they have a suspect in custody. they forced two dozen people out of their homes. medics took two adults and five children to cooper hospital to be checked out for smoke inhalation. >> and police took a driver into custody on suspicion of dui after a crash in the nicetown neighborhood of philadelphia sending four people to the hospital. the suv driver hit a parked car causing it to flip to the sidewalk, landing on two pedestrians there. one person became trapped under the car. that victim is listed in critical condition at einstein medical center. >> let's get a check on the roads with jessica boyington, checking to see what's happening out there. what are you seeing? >> we actually are watching really easy commute right now. roads are really relatively light. we're watching 95 light. around the vine expressway, too, no big delays in either
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direction. now that's clear out of the way. the only delay we see and about a two-minute increase is eastbound on the schuylkill into center city, and speeds are starting to climb back up. no real problems there. also an accident on abington. the 42 freeway looks great whether you're headed northbound to philadelphia or down to the jersey shore area. and that emergency construction on the delaware memorial bridge isn't a big nuisance this morning. three lanes are open and heading into delaware. >> all right, thank you, jessica. >> history making day at the united nations. the landmark climate change agreement signed this morning, and what it means for the future of a record number of countries that are onboard. plus, even better than a birthday card, the obamas travel to great britain to celebrate the queen's 90th birthday in person. find out what else is on the president's agenda. well, sunglasses, you can put them away and grab the umbrella. sunshine fading in delaware and south jersey and rain is moving in.
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looking more impressive to our southwest. i'll take you through the day hour by hour with neighborhood weather just ahead.
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secretary of state john kerry is marking earth day by joining with world leaders at the united nations to sign a commitment to fight climate change. more than 170 countries are lining up to sign the agreement on climate change today. the first day countries could do so. signs that don't sign today have a year to do so, and many
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observers now expect an agreement to go into effect long before the original deadline of 2020. the secretary of homeland security rejected a plan to use a color coded scheme to measure border security. a consultant to secretary jeh johnson dismissed the idea as simplicistic and misleading. they proposed a system of red, yellow, and green colored warnings in 2014. it was never made public until now. >> and president obama had a royal lunch today with britain's queen elizabeth. the president and first lady michelle obama stepped off marine one at windsor castle where the queen and prince philip greeted them. they plan to have dinner with prince william, his wife kate, and william's brother prince harry at kensington palace. >> following his visit with the queen, president obama met with prime minister david cameron at 10 downing street. london's mayor criticized the president for writing an op-ed that supported britain remaining
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in the european union. the uk is facing a june referendum on the issue. we'll have more on the trip to great britain coming up at 11:30. we had a cool start this morning, but certainly wasn't cold, and the temperatures have been climbing. that's in spite of sunshine starting to fade. especially fading in the lehigh valley. 70 degrees, though, and looking close to it in the pennsylvania suburbs, delaware in the low 70s right now. south jersey, bright sunshine there, a few high clouds and 74 degrees. up to 73 degrees in south jersey. just yesterday morning, we saw temperatures in the 30s, well into the 70s now. medford, 76 degrees. look at piny hollow at 73. and pitman at 75. for burlington county, pemberten, lumberton, into the low 70s, and florence is up to 72 degrees and climbing. a couple spots are going to hit
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80 degrees this afternoon. got the seven-day forecast scrolling at the bottom of the screen. one 70 for each part of the area. south jersey has its own seven-day forecast. all dry this morning, but the clouds have been increasing. showers are on the way. most of the showers are going to be later rather than earlier. the forecast rain totals show some wet weather moving through philadelphia. this by 9:30 this evening. as we go into the early morning hours, could see a total of a quarter inch in philadelphia. a bit more for west chester. a potential we'll see thunderstorms pop up with some downpours, and that's a possibility to the west, and by saturday morning, there may still be a few scattered showers in the area first thing on saturday morning. maybe slow to clear to begin with, but we will see sunshine by the end of the day if not a little before that on saturday. for today, the winds have been increasing. this is helping to boost our temperatures. now, a 13-mile-per-hour wind in wilmington. up to 17 miles per hour at the shore. sunshine, even though it's
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fading, we're getting that nice warm-up. the rain to the west, that could start falling during the early afternoon hours. see some light showers moving in to the new castle county in delaware and philadelphia, too. the showers will continue on and off this afternoon. not looking all that impressive. but by the afternoon commute, some wet weather, especially likely in delaware and south jersey. if you're headed out during the evening hours, the best idea is to take an umbrella. today, forecast, neighborhood by neighborhood. 80 in south philadelphia. phoenixville with clouds coming in, 73 with a chance of showers for bethlehem, and 75 degrees. south jersey, near 80 degrees. that sunshine will be fading with a chance of showers during the afternoon and evening hours. the jersey shore will be running cooler right at the coast. 67 degrees, atlantic city. wilmington, up to 80 this afternoon. there's a chance the blue rocks game tonight could see wet weather, but i don't think it's going to be a wash out. and then moving forward through
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the weekend, showers to start with, in fact, even a chance of some showers on saturday morning but the wind will clear us out saturday afternoon. 60s for delaware, up to 70 degrees in philadelphia. then sunshine will be nice and bright on sunday. a chilly morning sunday, but warming into the 60s, low 60s for the jersey shore. upper 60s and low 70s for the rest of the area. in fact, south jersey could be up to 71 degrees on sunday afternoon. that's the weekend forecast. there's the seven-day or there was the seven-day at the bottom of the screen. coming up in the next half hour, the ten-day outlook and nbc10 exclusive. >> all right, thank you, bill. it's a penalty of uber proportions. still ahead, why the company was hit with a record fine.
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april is national child abuse prevention month, and these figures are really jaw dropping. it's estimated that 10 to 20% of all children will be the victims of child sexual abuse before the age of 18. there are a lot of resources that are here in our area to help victims of abuse. abbey newman is the executive director and ceo of mission kids, child advocacy center based in montgomery county. thank you for being here. boyerse those numbers are so surprising, i think, to a lot of people. when it comes to abused kids, half of the abusers are typically in the home or family members. is that right? >> that's true. and child sexual abuse, that's
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exactly the sad fact of what happens and always why it's such an underreported crime, because people don't want to talk about family members or neighbors or people in the school or clergy. >> tell us about the work that mission kids does. >> we help to coordinate child abuse event investigations in montgomery county between the police, children and youth services and the district attorney's office. that way when a child is able to come forward and is brave enough to talk about what happened to them, they don't have to be interviewed numerous times. they can come to our child friendly center and talk once and have it recorded. >> this isn't like 30, 40, 50 years ago. resources for children who have been abused have expanded. there's a lot of them out there, right? >> there are 800 child advocacy centers across the country. in pennsylvania, the southeast region, we're very lucky. most of our counties have accredited child advocacy centers. that's not true for the rest of pennsylvania. only 26 of them have child
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advocacy centers. >> when we talk about child sexual abuse, we have to talk about law enforcement. tell me how law enforcement works with mission kids. >> they're fabulous. we have gift different police departments and all of them have signed on so that if there is a case of suspected child abuse, rerth than interviewed the child by themselves, they bring the child to mission kids where they'll ask the questions in a very age appropriate and neutral fashion. so they get what they need for their investigation without the child being retraumatized by the interview itself. >> abbey, thank you so much for coming, and being an advocate for children who don't have voices out there. we appreciate you coming in. >> thank you so much, vai. >> thank you. there was no one quite like prince. as we continue to mourn the loss of the music legend, we're learning new details uthis final moments and the questions investigators hope to have answered later today. and making a difference, comcast cares day is coming up. how you can be a part of the
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♪ this is what it sounds like when the doves cry ♪ >> and the world continues to cry and mourn the sudden death of prince. tributes and an outpouring of love continue for the music genius who has definitely broke the mold. here's a live look at a growing memorial outside prince's home, and his studio in minnesota. prince died yesterday at the age of 57. a medical examiner plans to perform an autopsy today on the music icon to determine how he died and the sheriff's department is set to hold a 4:00 p.m. news conference on the death investigation. prince was found unresponsive in
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an elevator at his home in minnesota yesterday. emergency personnel were unable to revive him. ♪ this is what it sounds like when the doves cry ♪ >> prince is being remembered for so many popular songs, including when doves cry, that you just heard there. the singer born prince rogers nelson, won seven grammy awards, won a golden globe, and also an academy award. he was inducted into the rock & roll hall of fame in 2004. hundreds of people gathered outside the music venue first avenue in downtown minneapolis overnight to celebrate his life. prince filmed a large portion of his movie "purple rain" at that club, and he also recorded several songwise a live audience there. minnesota's governor spoke about prince's impact on his home state. >> he was such a phenomenal representative of minnesota and our music industry here. we owe him eternal dent of
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gratitude. >> the governor said minnesota's i-35 would be bathed in purple throughout the weekend. as a tribute. and in the weak of his death, prince surged to the top of the itunes song chart. the top ten last night was all prince songs. and he was even more on the charts beyond that. and we will have continuing coverage on the life and death of prince right here on our air and on nbc10's app. that's where you can see prince's life in pictures along with reactions and celebrations of his life. and get ready for a little rain. much needed rain. heading in our direction as we take a live look right now at the jersey shore from our camera at the marquise delafayette hotel. bill henley is here with our friday forecast. >> we have clouds moving in. we will get some rain showers, but probably not as much as we need. right now, sunshine at the
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shore. south jersey seeing that sunshine. delaware, as high clouds move in. it's filtered sunshine, as clouds take over philadelphia. but there's the rain, a line of light rainfall. that's all we're seeing right now. one spot of a moderate shower just outside of berks county, to the south of potsville right now. light rain showers. sprinkles heading towards reading and completely dry so far in allentown. this line of showers will be moving in. an umbrella, you may need it this afternoon. a better chance this evening. the temperatures have been impressive. usually our high temperatures in the 60s this time of year. we're not to the high temperature hour, and it's already up to 73 in philadelphia and south jersey. the jersey shore at 74 degrees. these numbers are climbing. in the lehigh valley where it was much colder just a couple days ago, look at this. 67, allentown, 69 degrees, and bethlehem, at 71 degrees right now. we will see clouds move in with
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showers in these areas, and a possibility of some spots getting thunderstorms, too. take you through the next ten days, show you when sunshine is going to be back when i come back, vai. >> thank you, bill. >> now to breaking news. authorities are announcing the results of a drug investigation in delaware county. a total of 15 people are under arrest. pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane just announced those arrests. she says the suspects were dealing cocaine in chester. the investigation began last january. >> the investigators determined that these characters sold at least $5 million to $15 million worth of cocaine on the streets of chester city for that 50-week period of the investigation. >> the attorney general says the drug operation was based in chester's bennett homes housing development. >> and a ride sharing service uber agreed to pay $100 million to settle a class action lawsuit. the suit claimed uber drivers are employees, not independent
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contractors. and are therefore entitled to reimbursement of expenses. meanwhile, pennsylvania's public utility commission voted to fine uber more than $11 million for operating without approval twost years ago. they drew criticism for continuing to operate for six months in 2014 after being issued a cease and desist order. a spokesperson for the san francisco based company says it plans to appeal. and a mercer county community will come together today for a public memorial service for robbinsville school superintendent steven mayer. the service happened this afternoon in princeton followed by a private memorial tomorrow. we're learning more about what happened moments after the car hit and killed mayer. the 17-year-old driver called 911 tuesday morning while parked outside pond road middle school in robbinsville. prosecutors also say she told dispatchered she believed her
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car hit someone on robbinsville while she was on her way to the high school. mayer and his dog both died following the crash. classes in robbinsville resumed yesterday after a two-day closure to mourn his death. the schools there are closed today to observe passover. >> family and friends will gather this evening to remember a marine from malburn who was among a dozen marines killed when two helicopters collided off the north coast of the hawaiian island of oahu in january. a viewing takes place for brian kennedy. it starts at 7:00 p.m. at st. patrick's church, where mourners will attend a funeral mass for kennedy tomorrow morning. the military is still investigating the crash which happened in a routine night training mission. ♪ god bless america >> that's lawrence hart with an
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emotional tribute to ed snider. thousands of fans, players, and alumni filled the wells fargo center yesterday afternoon to remember the late franchise owner. the flyers return to the ice tonight as they once again try to keep their quest for the cup alive. but they will be without their center, scott laughton, who was injured in game four. he took a nasty spill into the boards during game four wednesday, and the crew had to carry him off the ice on a stretcher. hit his head hard there against the bottom of the boards. he was in the hospital thursday night. the flyers say he's been released and is doing well. however, he will not accompany the team to washington. as for the series, the flyers need a win tonight over the capitals in order to continue their season. and if you can't make it down to d.c. for the game, you can the official game watch party at xfinity live. they'll show the matchup on their 32-foot screen, and the
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puck drops at 7:00 p.m. >> if you happened to miss yesterday's memorial service, you can watch the entire event for ed snider on the nbc10 app and on our website at >> the first leg of the olympic torch relay began today in greece. the flames were lit yesterday morning during a ceremony in athens. where it always starts. the torch will travel through greece before reaching brazil on may 3rd. some 12,000 people will carry the flame on its journey to the olympic stadium in rio for the opening ceremony on august 5th. you can see the games, of course, right here onley on nbc10. and happening today, jews in our area and around the world begin observing the passover holiday at sundown. the week long holiday commemorates the israelites exodus from slavery in ancient egypt. the jew husband to flee so quickly, they did not have time for their bread to rise.
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in keeping with tradition, observant jews abstain from eating levant bread for the duration of the holiday. >> president obama and the first lady arrived at windsor castle for a private lunch with queen elizabeth. keir simmons reports from england. >> this morning, the president and first lady lunched with the queen at windsor castle, where thursday, she celebrated her 90th birthday. seeing the queen always an experience, says the american ambassador. going to be nervous. even an ambassador. >> absolutely. and i was. >> president obama arrived in the uk thursday night. in the past, royal etiquette has proved a challenge. in 2011, a timing error. >> to her majesty, the queen. the vitality of the special relationship -- >> the president's toast competing with an orchestra. shakespeare. >> in 2009, the first lady's arm
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around the british monarch criticized by some. then there was a time president bush wink eed at her majesty. >> she gave me a look only a mother could give a child. >> she has danced with president ford and ridden horses with president reagan. the queen has met 11 u.s. leaders. >> at the end of the briefing memo, it says don't be instructions. really, in the moment, the queen will make you feel incrediblycome. >> tonight, the president will dine with the duke and duchess of cambridge, fresh frame their stunning tour of india. and prince harry, who next months travels to the u.s., joining the 1st lady for the invictus games, a televised competition raising money for injured veterans. keir simmons, nbc news, windsor. >> coming up next, suicide in america. the alarming new government figures released this morning ahead of a suicide prevention panel happening this weekend right here in our area.
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>> clouds with us now. gloverwhen i visitedi knew whmy family in georgia.ike when i saw bernie sanders getting arrested for protesting segregation, it was powerful. dr. martin luther king jr. was building a poor people's movement where blacks, whites, latinos, asian-americans would come together around economic justice, and that's what bernie is trying to do today. i think bernie is with us.
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we're following breaking news right now from rural ohio. that's where authorities in pike county say there have been shootings involved -- involving multiple fatalities here. the location is about 80 miles east of cincinnati.
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we're still working to find out how many people were killed exactly. and as we make calls and get information, stay with nbc10 and nbc10 app for updates on this breaking news. well, this weekend, one community is tackling the difficult topic of suicide. members of trinity presbyterian church are teaming up with mental health experts in chester county to offer advice and counseling for families touched by suicide. today, it was announced suicide is on the rise nationally. and in chester count a, they had more deaths this year than they have in years past. and more suicides reported among middle-aged men and women than ever before. >> my biggest piece of advice would be don't be afraid to ask the questions. there's a mitt that if you ask the question, you're going tomake someone think about suicide. that has been shown not to be true. >> we just really want to raise aware about various aspects of suicide. we thought it was important to do it for that reason. >> the program speak up, reach
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out, happened this sunday morning at 11:45 and it is free to the public. >> well, today is earth day, an annual event to spread awareness for environmental issues and our habits at home can have a big impact, nbc's mark barger explains. new smart devices can cut on energy use and cost, even after you leave the house. >> heating and cooling account for a majority of our energy use. smart thermostats can save money and energy by automatically adjusting settings. >> really neat thing about smart thermostat it is learns your patterns and you can create a schedule for you're home and away. >> the mist box can also improve your efficiency. it helps the unit cool the air, while also qualifying for a federal tax credit. smart sprinkler systems can conserve water. this not only scheduled watering, it can monitor and adjust based on the weather. >> they're not going to overwater your lawn.
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the sprinkler systems of the past were on scheduled timers. they'll go off whether it's raining ornot. >> it may also pay to upgrade out dated appliances. dishwashers, laundry machines account for about 13% of a household's energy costs. >> energy star appliances can save you $40 to $60 a year on bills just from the less energy they use. the energy star logo will tell if a product is energy efficient by the ep ark. top things off with a smart light bulb setup. it can set a schedule like shutting off the lights at bedtime. >> if you have some of these edevices, your provider might offer you a reduction. >> mark barger, nbc 10 news. >> get ready to make urcommunity a better place. next saturday, april 30th, marks the 15th annual comcast cares day. a global effort to make change happen. bob smith is the vice president
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of community vestment for comcast, and he's here with christina chang the comcast director of procurement. comcast is of course the parent company of nbc10 and telemundo 62. thank you both for be here. bob, you have been involved, 15 years now, and it's going strong. you have been involved with it every year. how has it evolved over the years that you have seen? >> it has gotten bigger in every way. number of volunteers, the number of projects, the impact on our community. and most of all, the excitement and the passion among our employees and their friends. all have increase significantly. >> what kind of projects will comcast be a part of this year? we have done different things over the years. you remember some of them. >> i remember you with your knees in the dirt. >> it's fun. >> planting at the garden and painting at the germantown boys and girls club. we really appreciate the support from nbc10. just about every project that you can think of. we mostly paint, clean, repair, and landscape. we'll be at parks, recreation centers, schools, boys and girls
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clubs. we'll be working on projects that are affiliated with the disabled community, with veterans, with homeless and hunger. it's really an incredible opportunity to make an impact in the community. >> and speaking of that, christina, you're a local girl. you went to high school here, central high school graduate. >> that's right. >> you're doing something involving your alma mater. >> this year, i'm leading a airs day project at central high school. we will be landscaping the east patio, building benches, painting walls, school doors, cleaning up the school lawn, and repainting a mural. we'll have 250 volunteers. next week, they will consist of comcast employees, friends and family, current students, alumni, parents, and faculty. this speaks to the strength of the community, and i'm delighted to bring comcast to central high school on the 15th anniversary of cares day to help make change happen. >> well, if you're not a comcast employee or family member or any
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of those things, how can people who are watching now, how can they get involved in comcast cares day in. >> we love that these projects bring the community together. so regular citizens, friends, neighbors, can go to and look for a braujiproject ne them. >> we have been doing it, at nbc10, three years now. and one of the things i remember is weather always helps. and weather has always been good. i can't remember a day when it rained, do you? >> you have a whole department back there working on it. >> busy working their fingertips. >> but you're right. the weather will be terrific. >> you're both right. a great community event. people come out. it's really lot of fun. once again, comcast cares day is happening on saturday, april 30th. for more information or to find a project that's near you, head to our website at and check out our app. thank you so much for being here, and we'll see you guys a week from tomorrow then. >> thank you, vai.
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>> thanks for having us. >> fantastic. did you hear him? he said the weather will be perfect. next weekend. not this weekend. next weekend. must have seen the ten-day outlook. i'll show you that in a second. first, we'll start in wilmington. watering the field. it's a stadium that's going to have action as the blue rocks are set to play at 7:05. it looks like rain may be moving in. they hey not have to do that much more whatting. sunshine is warming things up. 72 degrees at 1:00. by 4:00 in the afternoon, there may be some showers possibly even some thunderstorms in the area. wilmington is not the only area that has the warmup, dover, philadelphia, trenton, in the low 70s. vineland at 73 degrees. it's definitely warmer than yesterday at this time. ten degrees warmer for vineland and atlantic city. just about the same for philadelphia. a warmup thanks to winds coming
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out of the southwest, boosting our temperatures. at the shore, right at the shore, it's going to be cooler. the ocean water temperatures still in the low 50s. that's going to keep cape may point, ocean city, and holigate in the 60s. inland, with sunshine coming through, high clouds, no problem warming into the 70s. upper township at. already 78 degrees in mays landing. high clouds so far. hats all we're seeing on the satellite imagery at the shore. look to the west, you can see mostly cloudy skies. there's the rain, it's been moving through central pen. and just at times falling in berks county and lehigh. in the lehigh valley. there are some spots where it's coming down heavier. take a look at this. showers and some thunderstorms moving through verge. you can see, that's trending toward delaware and south jersey. and it's those showers that could produce evening downpours in delaware and south jersey. richmond is just starting to see that rainfall. it's got a ways to go before it
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moves into our area. the most several hours, most of the area will be completely dry. it will change this afternoon. futurecast shows at 3:30 this afternoon, very light scattered showers. trenton, you might see a sprinkle. and some scattered showers into lancaster and southern chester county. then as we go into the evening hours, that's this evening at 6:00, look at the rain coming down in delaware, into northeastern maryland, into south jersey, cape may will get some showers. then at game time, just after 7:00, that's a rain forecast in the wilmington area, but it may be tapering off just in time for the start of the game, but it looks like umbrellas will be going up in the evening hours. a chance of showers with us even into saturday morning, though it's not a big chance for showers in our area. passover this evening, 80 degrees this afternoon. showers developing, scattered this afternoon. a better chance of evening showers. tomorrow, morning shower is possible. then we're clearing out. the wind is picking up. that will keep us in the low 70s
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for tomorrow. sunday, though, a chilly morning. 47. 70 degrees is the high temperature. look at the warmup for monday. 81 degrees. election day could feature showers and thunderstorms. more likely later in the day than in the morning. then we're drying out for wednesday. a chance of some more on thursday. just a chance. possibly some thunderstorms up to 74 degrees. and then there it is, looking towards next weekend. 70s for friday and saturday. just a little bit cooler, but still very nice for sunday. so here's this weekend. a chance of morning showers. then sunshine on sunday and saturday, 76 degrees, and indeed, pretty good looking weather for next weekend. your ten-day outlook on nbc10 and exclusive. vai. modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same.
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happening now, division 2016. hillary clinton is making an appearance in jenkins town, montgomery county. a live look at the event. at curds and whey restaurant. she's discussing equal pay for women, and then she's attending an event in lackawanna county. we're covering each presidential candidate's visit to our county. tap the nbc10 app for updates. coming up this afternoon at 3:00, the ellen degeneres show with oprah and five seconds to
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summer. all new on nbc10 news at 4:00, changes for one of the biggest fund-raisers in pennsylvania that brings in millions of dollars every year. penn state is changing how its students collect money and we'll tell you about the switch and how two tragedies are behind the new policy, this afternoon on nbc10 news at 4:00. now to an update on the top story, music fans continue to mourn the death of prince. here's a live look at a growing memorial outside of music icon's home and studio in suburban minneapolis. people gathering. that's where sheriff's deputies found him unresponsive in an elevator yesterday. medical examiners are conducting an autopsy today to determine his cause of death. prince was 57 years old. and we'll have continuing coverage on the life and death of prince right here on our air and on the nbc10 app. that's where you can see prince's life and pictures with reactions and celebrations of his life.
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thanks for watching nbc10 news at 11:00. i'm vai sikahema, for bill henley, all of us here, have a great day and a terrific weekend. >> and go flyers. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos - that's what congressman sestak did. sestak was one of only eight democrats to join republicans to allow ceos of bailed out banks to pay themselves unlimited bonuses using bailout money. an "outrage," according to newspapers. katie mcginty- tough on wall street ceos, a fighter for pay equity for women. praised by former gov. ed rendell,
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"she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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