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nbc 10 news starts now. time to vote. today it is pennsylvania and delaware's turn in the national spotlight. with the nomination picture still uncertain, hundreds of delegates are up for grabs for both political parties. races in pennsylvania are being held today for attorney general and senator as people in delaware will vote for a new governor. and we're tracking primary day showers as we take a live look at boathouse row along the schuylkill all lit up. the rain is moving out right now. if you plan on heading to the
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polls, be ready for rain, wind and perhaps even hail. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy çdavidson, live a the national constitution center for primary day in delaware and pennsylvania. this morning, we're taking a closer look at the role that voters in both states will play in collecting the presidential nominees for both republicans and democrats. more than in a moment. first, let's get you updated on the weather with nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley looking at your forecast. bill? >> tracy, we're getting a warm start this morning. the storms overnight have dried out for now. south jersey at 62 degrees. 50s in the lehigh valley but just a little bit warmer for delaware at this hour. we will see some sunshine. we'll see a pretty good warmup during the day. that's 62 degrees to start with. with sunshine breaking through, we'll go from the low 60s at 6:00 to near 70 degrees at 9:00. and heading for the 80s this afternoon. you may have noticed that with the seven-day forecast. for each part of our area
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scrolling at the bottom of the screen. the afternoon temperatures warmer than yesterday. into the 80s for new jersey and south jersey. afternoon thunderstorms, 83 degrees during the afternoon for philadelphia. look at delaware, 82 degrees. it's that heat this afternoon that will likely fuel some showers and thunderstorms. some showers to the north in the pocono mountains heading past new york. the next round of showers, way off to the northwest. that's the possibility for later today. they're not quite yet to pittsburgh but they're just moving into northwestern pennsylvania and the ohio valley. keep an eye on that as it moves into the area. have that futurecast to show you, when to expect it in your neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington is watching first alert traffic. jessie? >> we're paying attention to the area bridges right now as well. construction on the burlington bristol bridge is closing until about 5:00 this morning. we have another half hour for that. all lanes closed in either direction. your alternate is to take the
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tacony palmyra. no scheduled openings right now. here's the schuylkill expressway around montgomery drive. no problems in either direction. a 13-minute trip eastbound into center city. from the blue route to the vine, 13 minutes and speeds just into the 50s. we're still way up there. no problems in eitje$ directio. this accident still out in plymouth on fayette street and east 13th avenue. more updates when i'm back in the next ten minutes. tracy? jessica, thanks, now to decision 2016. today is primary election day in pennsylvania and delaware and other east coast states. here's a live look at a polling location in bristol, bucks county. the votings hours in both pennsylvania and delaware are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. tonight. why do today's primaries matter? by this time every four years we usually know who the presidential nominee will be. it's different this year. one candidate may not win a majority of delegates. sara winski who developed the headed to the white house
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exhibit here at the national constitution center says pennsylvania and delaware could be key in deciding who wins the nominations, especially when it comes to the republican race. >> every delegate counts. especially on the delegate side. we don't know really what's going to happen or if either party will be able to -- any candidate in either party will get enough support before hand. >> winning your vote is the first step for the white house candidate who, as you heard, are really off delegates. in pennsylvania, 189 delegates are up for grabs for the democrats. for the republican, the winning candidate gets 17 delegates. there are 54 unbound delegates up for grabs. those unbound delegates can back anyone they want. >> you can find out by doing a little research who they say they're going to maybe support. they might say they support the statewide winner or district winner or a certain candidate. they're not bound to do that. once they get to convention they
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can vote for whoever they want. >> there are 16 delegates and it's winner take all. for the democrats, there are 21 delegates awarded proportionately just like in pennsylvania. be sure you have the free nbc 10 app. that will help you understand information about all the candidates, updated delegate counts and we'll send you push alerts as soon as primaryç vot are added up later tonight. today's primaries are just about the presidential election. there are other races which we'll cover, coming up. vai? 4:35. 63 degrees in ball bala cynwyd. looking for answers. students and parents try to prevent another tragedy. and controversy. nbc 10 talks to sam bradford's agent after the qb told the
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birds he wants out of philly. 63 degrees. a much warmer morning. a live view looking across the delaware. will not stay dry all day. your neighborhood forecast, just ahead. thanks for coming today.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> it's a mild morning and dry for most of the area. showers are staying to the north this morning. so it's drying out in allentown and trenton after a few showers overnight, you may have heard the storms that roll through wilmington. those storms are completely offshore. there are more waiting in the wings, though. look at that line moving into the cleveland area and northwestern pennsylvania. that is a possibility for later this morning, into the lehigh valley. those showers won't look all impressive at 9:30. it's the afternoon showers that are likely to develop that could bring us some storms and heavy downpours. those will be sweeping through the area later today.
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here's your hour by hour forecast. 62 degrees right now in philadelphia. 81 degrees at 1:00. still dry at that hour. as we go into the middle to late afternoon hours, that's when we'll see the storms. in the lehigh valley, the storms will come into play earlier. 55 degrees right now. by 2:00 this afternoon, showers will be moving through the area. there's a possibility of some noontime showers as well. we go into the late afternoon hours, there's a chance of scattered showers. i'll keep temperatures in the 70s for the lehigh valley. in delaware and south jersey, the temperatures will be climbing into the low 80s and the storms will be fueled by that heat. 58 degrees right now. 77 by 11:00 this çmorning. then it's into the 80s this afternoon. 3:00 into the evening commute, that's when we could see showers and thunderstorms develop and the possibility continues for the jersey shore and for delaware as well. with the temperatures that will take off into the 80s inland.
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the shore will be cooler but late day showers and thunderstorms just in time for the afternoon and evening commute. that's what's happening today. at the bottom of the screen, the seven-day forecast is scrolling. one seven-day forecast for each part of our area. when i come back, though, the ten-day outlook. vai? >> thank you, bill. 20 minutes till 5:00 a.m. this tuesday morning. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has a look at conditions along route 422. >> we are watching 422 and currently no problems at least around trooper road. trooper road right in here and no backups there, especially headed eastbound towards the schuylkill expressway. the drive time still okay from 29 to the schuylkill, an eight minute trip. average speeds into the 60s. we're also paying attention to construction that may set you back this morning, if you take the burlington bristol bridge. that's closed until about 5:00 this morning. 5:10 we can expect construction crews in the area until then.
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take the tacony palmyra. that's nice and clear with no scheduled openings at least in the next half hour or so. the pa turnpike looks okay west or eastbound, 23 moinlz inutes most from route 1 to valley forge. offseason angst for the philadelphia eagles already. sam bradford is their quarterback but for how long? hear from the team and bradford's agent about the quarterback controversy expected to grow after this week's draft. i'm tracy davidson live at the national constitution center. next, i'll break down the local races on the ballot today and tell you how the presidential primaries may impact those local races. that's coming up.
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welcome back on this primary day, 2016. voters will go to the polls in pennsylvania and delaware in a little over two hours. the presidential contest getting a lot of attention.
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let's get you caught up on the local races that votersç will also be voting on. four democrats are running for u.s. senate in pennsylvania. they are joseph edvarka, katie mcginty, fedorman and sestak. morganelli, commissioner shapiro and allegheny county d.a. steve zappala. on the republican side, john rafferty is facing federal prosecutor joe peters. attorney general kathleen kane who is facing criminal charges decided not to run for re-election. your votes will have a big impact on who wins in today's primaries. experts that we've talked to said voter turnout really matters, especially for the democrats. one political analyst suggested that a high female turnout could benefit pennsylvania senate candidate katie mcginty while a big millennial vote would boost
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bernie sanders. nick marzano says its goal is to show young people why it's important to vote. >> when you see members who get a chance to talk to their council member or state rep and realize these are folks that live down the street from them, that they can run into and have a tangible impact on their city, their eyes open up and they get hooked for life. >> only 20% of registered voters showed up to the polls in the 2012 pennsylvania primary. be sure to stay with "nbc 10 news today" and this evening on air and an our nbc 10 app. we'll continue to keep you updated on results we get in. we'll have live updates throughout the evening and the nbc10.com team will be providing behind the scenes access in our newsroom. and then of course be sure to watch on nbc 10 news at 11:00 for complete election results. vai? >> we'll continue to check back in regularly. members of a montgomery county church say they're in shock over a deadly shooting during sunday's services.
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hundreds of people attended a prior service at the keystone fellowship church in skippack last night. robert braxton was killed there sunday in north wales. we're told theç shooter and braxton had been fighting. the shooting suspect is cooperating with police and there are no charges while the investigation continues. and from our delaware bureau, the wilmington police chief is assuring the community charges will be filed in the death of a 16-year-old student. >> not in my school. not in my community. not in my state. >> nbc 10 at stubbs elementary school in wilmington last night. students and parents attended a town hall meeting there. they discussed the death of amy joyner-francis last thursday after a fight inside a bathroom at her school. and students return to howard high school yesterday for the first time since her death. the police chief says there are three people of interest and
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charges could be filed by the end of this week. the school will hold private meetings tonight and tomorrow night for parents and students. a philadelphia community took their message to the streets as they demanded traffic lights and safe intersections. residents last night rallied at the intersection of 56th and wister streets in east germantown. they say there have been a high number of traffic accidents in the area and demanding officials conduct a traffic study. neighbors want adequate traffic controls installed to prevent more accidents. of course we all want safer roads out there. let's check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington who has a look at conditions along interstate 95. >> we're watching 95 right now, of course, not seeing many delays but we're seeing more traffic out there than a lot of the other majors. this is around girard avenue, no problems in either direction yet. we always pay attention to the
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southbound drive times. that jams up first, usually around the 6:25 mark. as you can see, southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway, at least right now, astill only a 13-minute trip and speeds into the 60s. there's still construction on the burlington bristol bridge. that is closed and it should be closed at least until 5:00 this morning in both directions. your bestç bet for an alternat is the tacony palmyra. in allentown, more construction on south eighth street. that is closed between union street and lehigh street. route 202 looks great, like 95. we're still in the green, 11-minute trip north or southbound from route 30 to the schuylkill expressway. n more updates in the 5:00 hour. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 12 minutes before 5:00. we're getting a dry start in wildwood. a live view from there where the temperatures are running warmer than what we saw yesterday.
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we will see sunshine for a bigger warmup than yesterday afternoon. there's also a possibility of more showers and thunderstorms. had some showers and thunderstorms roll through overnight. as you can see by the seven-day forecast today, it will not be the only possibility for wet weather in our area. warmer this morning. 58 degrees in the pennsylvania suburbs. 57 right now in delaware. look at the low 60s for philadelphia. south jersey is at 62 degrees and warm at the shore, 56. and winds that are going to be keeping things warm through the day. 65 degrees right now in woodbine. the hour by hour forecast, dry to start with and mild, too. 62 degrees in philadelphia. that's at 7:00 this morning. we'll see a quick warmup into the middle to upper 70s before lunch time. this afternoon, a chance of showers and thunderstorms developing. it's the warmup with will help fuel those storms. the pennsylvania suburbs you may see late morning showers develop. 75 degrees and those showers will keep temperatures into the
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70s at 3:00 in the afternoon. the lehigh valley, same story, dry to start with for the morning commute. no issue at all. 58 degrees. near 70 degrees at 11:00 with a chance of thunderstorms rolling through into the 3:00 hour, 76 degrees and a possibility of more scattered showers and thunderstorms. as you can see, it will not be an all-day rainfall today. you may want to take the umbrella with you this morning. in delaware by late this afternoon and this evening, the showers and thunderstorms developing. new jersey, same story, 77 ç degrees. the afternoon temperatures peak in the 80s. 77 degrees by 11:00 in the morning. dry to start with but during the afternoon showers and potentially heavy thunderstorms rolling through. even at the shore it will be cooler, you'll still see the showers and thunderstorms develop during the afternoon and into the evening hours. where are they right now? well, they're just to the north. the first round of showers came through overnight is now well offshore. the next round of activity looks
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really impressive on the radar. this first line is largely going to fall apart as it moves into the area. but during the afternoon, that's when we'll see the heating take place. that's when afternoon storms will develop. 3:30 in the afternoon. look at those heavy downpours. could see more than a quarter inch in pottstown by then, topping a third of an inch of rain in trenton. as we go into the evening hours, we could see closer to three-quarter inch in parts of south jersey. the wilmington area, rainfall, too. you can see how a small change in the area, just a few miles, will make a big difference in how much rain you're going to see. we'll get more showers and thunderstorms today with the summer-like temperatures this afternoon. 83 degrees. though heat does not last. nor do the storms. we'll be drying out tomorrow. a chance of more rain for thursday and friday. dry on saturday. showers sunday. expect the blue cross broad street run to stay dry. those are afternoon hours.
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the 3possibility of showers wil stay with us for much of the workweek, monday, tuesday, wednesday. and warming up on thursday. the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen anytime i'm on tv. vai? >> it is a warm april morning as bill just showed is. eight minutes before 5:00 p.m. call it a spring of discon ten for eagles quarterback sam bradfo bradford. hear from his agent. as we approach 100 days until the olympics, we'll take you on a tour of the host city and where we found a taste ofç philly, when we come back.
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good morning, everyone.ç it's jessica boyington with a check on your first alert traffic. we're looking for delays but no problems on the turnpike right now, the new jersey turnpike. this is right around exit 1 in
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carnie point township right near the delaware memorial bridge. no big jamups or traffic headed northbound or southbound from jersey into delaware. we'll have updates for construction that might be causing delays in the 5:00 hour. >> jessica, thanks. today is primary day 2016. it is decision day for voters in pennsylvania and delaware and nbc 10 has you covered on air, online and your mobile devices on our app. here's what you need to know as you're heading out to the polls today. first the times. polls in both pennsylvania and delaware will be april from 7:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. everyone can vote for the presidential candidate they want to represent their party. pennsylvania's top races include u.s. senator and state attorney general. remember, the free nbc 10 app is a great resource on this primary day. here's a look inside the app itself. find news from both political parties, a realtime delegate tracker, get push alerts when we get results of winners and the
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nbc 10 app also has an on the issue section where you can compare the candidates, actually take a quiz to see which candidate best represents your views. check it out. it's the free nbc 10 app. vai? nbc 10 is bringing you the stories of brazil as it prepares for the summer olympic games. nbc 10's jacqueline london traveled all the way to rio de janeiro where they managed to find a taste of philadelphia. row upon row, floor upon floor of fresh, delicious food. you can buy beautiful food you can't buy in the united states. that's guava right there. i recognize that. jacqueline tried fish cake with a drizzle of olive oil. >> that's so good. >> it is good. >> check this out. see that eagles jersey right there? our guys are a brother and sister from rio who spent years
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living indphilly. >> what did you love most about philly besides the eagles. >> the food. philly cheese steak, i miss it so much. >> coming up, they'll tell us what every philadelphian needs to know about rio. it's in our special, rio 100 airing tomorrow right here on nbc 10. a new quarterback controversy. the eagles acquired the number two pick in the nfl draft last week. the team is widely expected to take a quarterback. that apparently is not sitting well with current eagles starting quarterback sam bradford. they confirmed in an interview that his clean the is in fact requesting a trade out of philadelphia. >> sam's a competitor and he wants to go some place and know that he's the man. he just doesn't want to be there holding a place card. none of this is personal. it's just business. >> eagles vice president of player personnel, howie roseman
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sat down for an exclusive interview with our john clark yesterday. john asked the question on everybody's mind. >> has sam bradford informed you guys that he wants to be traded? >> john, i want to reiterate our support for sam bradford. i go back to our statements of last week. sam is our starting quarterback. his agent and sam know how we feel about him. these workouts are voluntary. we look forward to seeing sam again in the near future. >> nbc 10 has draft day covered. watch our special eagles draft day thursday night at 7:00. we'll have exclusive interviews with the team's new decisionmakers plus analysis on the picks as they happen from football hall of famers. you're watching nbc 10 news. "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now on "nbc 10 news today," primary day. we are breaking down everything you need to know as voters in
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pennsylvania and delaware head to the polls today. we'll be with you every step of the way and tell you all about today's races and what to expect before you fill out your ballotç and a live look outside this morning at center city philadelphia. still dark out there as you can see. we're tracking showers, however. and thunderstorms on this primary day. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." just about 5:00 a.m. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. live at the national constitution centers headed to the white house exhibit, all morning long. we'll be taking a closer look at the role that voters in pennsylvania and delaware will be playing in selecting the democratic and republican nominee for president. we'll also look at the local races and we'll take you inside this interactive exhibit headed to the white house. but first, let's get you updated on the forecast. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley has that. bill? >> tracy, you may have heard storms overfight. that first round of storms is out of here. there's another one waiting in the wings off to the northwest. look at that line of showers
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moving through the ohio valley into northwestern pennsylvania. that will start affecting parts of our area later this morning. right now, though, dry and much warmer than yesterday. 63 degrees in new jersey, lehigh valley, 50s, upper 50s for delaware and just dropped to 59 degrees in philadelphia. a warm start, a warmer afternoon, in fact, summer-like levels today. 83 degrees. look it comes with the possibility of some scattered showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon. as you can see by the seven-day forecast, this is going to be the warmest day that we'll have for a while. i'll take a look at the chance of storms with the futurecast when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington watching your first alert traffic. we have a lot of construction to talk about. one is something kind of big this morning. the burlington bristol bridge still closed. it's supposed to clear by 5:00 this morning which is about right now. we are still seeing the closure in place and construction crews on site. take the tacony palmyra at least for the next 15 minutes or

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