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a new poll shows what the people of new jersey think of governor chris christie. we'll tell you about the factors behind the number. not an all-time low but cool nonetheless. cool and misty start for our friday morning commute as we take a live look at i-95. the girard point bridge where some can see showers this morning. and a little bit later this afternoon as well perhaps. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it is 5:00 a.m. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley and first alert neighborhood weather forecast. see exactly what's happening in your neighborhood. showers in some neighborhoods, bill. >> a few sprinkles, light rainfall, scattered stuff this morning. yes, nowhere near the all-time low of 29 degrees back in 1874. it's not exactly warm. chilly to start with. low 40s in the pennsylvania suburbs. a little fog and mist, cloudy skies over the lehigh valley, 46. you'll see the temperatures climb but keep an umbrella handy. not expecting an all-day
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rainfall. there will be scattered showers at times, 49 degrees, clouds at 8:00. low 50s at 11:00 this morning. we will see a chilly day through the day and clouds hanging in there, thanks to easterly winds. 53 degrees with a few scattered showers for the pennsylvania suburbs and a little bit cooler at the shore in new jersey. 50 degrees this afternoon while it warms to 55 degrees in philadelphia. that's what's happening today. you can check out the seven-day forecast anytime you like, right at the bottom of the screen when i'm on the air. within i come back, we'll take a closer look at when you can expect to see showers today. following closely the traffic, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. jessica? >> we're watching an accident scene in abington on moredon road and old ford road. that might be setting people back on the roadways right now. the boulevard looking okay, roberts avenue, no big delays in either direction as you can see if you're headed north or southbound maybe towards the schuylkill expressway. no big delays there yet. allentown, construction,ç thiss
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ongoing, south 8th street is closed between union street. we'll have updates when i come back in the next ten. vai and tracy. >> jessica, thanks. well, the quarterback of the future for the eagles will meet the media in philadelphia later today. >> didn't shock anybody. didn't shock us. we've been on the wentz wagon. >> #wentzwagon. >> there you go. as expected, the eagles drafted carson wentz. >> the philadelphia eagles select carson wentz. >> roger goodell announce ed wentz. the "daily news," "wentz & for all." and on the back, "better be good kid." >> classic philly. >> wentz said it felt surreal
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when the eagles selected him with their number two overall pick. the star of the bison added he's fired up to be coming to philadelphia. wentz spoke to comcast sports net's john clark. >> unbelievable. not many people get this opportunity. i'm very fortunate. i'm going to make the most of it. >> analysts touted wentz for his arm strength, accuracy and toughness. >> we are tracking reaction to the wentz selection. >> most eagles fans seem to be buzzing with optimism. >> carson wentz. >> look at that guy. >> at the draft party at the link eagles fans erupt with joy when the birds officially picked wentz. the reaction was overwhelmingly positive. >> i think the pick was excellent. it was the best pick. >> i think he'll be a great fit. it can only be better than what's been going on.
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>> we had mcnabb in '99. less than five years he had a super bowl. maybe he can do it, too. >> everyone is on the wentz wagon. i like it. nbc 10 is your official eagles station. count on us for complete coverage of carson wentz. first news conference later today. ahead at 5:35, we'll show you what a neighborhood is doing to a county park. more than just a race, the blue cross broad street run is this sunday. some of the runners will be looking to break personal records and barriers. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in center city philadelphia with this morning. a few high school students are uniting through running. tell us more. >> they've been running their entire lives, some of these students, from poverty or oppression and running is a way to keep them on the path to success. >> reporter: if there's one
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thing these studentsality northeast high school can couldn't on is each other. >> some of these students never ran a day in their lives. >> reporter: maybe a challenge for some but not these kids. >> living there for 12 years and coming here, it wasç difficult. it's like starting a new page of your book. >> reporter: malika came from uzbekistan searching to are a better life. >> i want to push myself for college, to like have a more strong future. >> reporter: a future some of these kids would have found almost impossible a few years ago. take roshann. her and her mom fled tajikistan. >> before we left our country, we moved to russia. >> runners. >> reporter: a ten-mile run now
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seems simple. every step they take is for themselves or their family. >> i want to do it for my mom. i want to show that we can be successful again. >> reporter: training is intense. first the classroom, then running. >> you just run. you got to do what you've got to do. >> reporter: to earn the medal, whether they come in first place or last. >> how do we do it run? >> free! >> what do we do? >> run. >> we have students from pakistan, albania. >> reporter: all inspiring each other to finish the run. >> i want to do more. i want to keep doing more. >> reporter: now you get to have some fun. >> yes. . >> the blue cross broad street run is sunday morning. we're along part of the racecourse by city hall. this is not the first time that students run philly style has had refugee students involved.
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this team has the largest number of immigrants and refugees. we're now live in center city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> all right, thank you, matt. nbc 10 has you covered from start to finish. our coverage begins at 8:00 a.m. sunday morning. by the way, if you're not running and many of you aren't, don't forget to dvr it so you can go back and look for yourself or watch the race right here on nbc 10. join us tonight for "ready, set, run." the experts show us what runners need to do in the days leading up to the race. we'll show you the best places to watch the race along the course and what's new at this year's health and wellness expo. this morning we have new information in the jersey jam bridge scandal. a lawyer for one of governor chris christie and former allies wants access to the governor's phone. that attorney is representing former port authority executive bill baroni who is facing charges. he said governor christie and phone could hold evidence.
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officials are accused of orchestrating traffic jams in ft. lee in order to punish its mayor for not supporting christie. christie has not been charged. meantime, governor christie's approval ratings have hit an all-time low. according to a new rutgers/eagleton poll, just 26% of voters in the state of new jersey have a favorable opinion of christie. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> a chilly, dreary start this morning. a little view from center city. we've seen a few sprinkles, a little bit of mist at timesç b no big rainfall and no big warmup. the clouds will be hanging in there. 47 degrees right now. at 7:00 this morning, 47 degrees. and just a few degrees warmer at 10:00. in between, we may see a few scattered showers. 46 degrees in south jersey. delaware is in the middle 40s and 42 degrees in the pennsylvania suburbs. as far as philadelphia is concerned, 47, that's at philadelphia international. now 44 in somerton. fairly uniform temperatures
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thanks to the clouds. chestnut hill, 44 degrees, we'll warm into the 50s this afternoon. not going to see a lot of rainfall today. might want to carry an umbrella just to be on the safe side. it's dry in philadelphia, a few scattered light showers, isolated stuff in south jersey. to the north of the lehigh valley, moving through berks county, into lehigh county right now. those showers will be light and scattered during the day today. temperatures will warm from the 40s into the 50s. chestnut hill, 54 degrees this afternoon. the pennsylvania suburbs will warm into the low 50s. lansdale, occasionally showers in the lehigh valley. occasional showers and temperatures in the 50s there too. glassboro, cloudy skies, 54 degrees. a few sprinkles in haddonfield at times and at the shore, just a little bit chillier. atlantic city, 50. linwood 51 and dover up to 54 degrees with cloudy skies and a chance of some scattered showers. you can see the futurecast at 7:30 this morning. just very light rainfall moving
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into the area. steadier rain. it's going to be fleeting. 10:00 this morning, light showers in wilmington and moving towards philadelphia. those will move through during the late morning hours. then into the afternoon, you can see how scattered and light the wet weather is. by later in the afternoon, at 3:30, there's still rain in the area. delaware is mainly dry at this hour. but for the pennsylvania suburbs and the lehigh valley, for the afternoon commute, likely to see some rainfall. we're staying cool for today. in fact, the entire weekend will stay cool. normally we'd warm to near 70 degrees in the afternoon this time of year. we're stuck in the 50s today with clouds and a few sprinkles. saturday, a couple breaks of sunshine possible. mostly cloudy and cool, 63 degrees. but it will be dry during the day on saturday, then rain starts to move in saturday night and a rainy day on sunday which includes the blue cross broad street run. a closer look at that race. the timing of the rainfall and the ten-day outlook when i'm back in ten minutes. all right, bill, 5:10.
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it's cooler than we would like. it's raining a little bit. but it's friday. >> it's friday! >> jessica, we first have to get to work today. >> no yelling this early. >> now you're awake. >> i'm awake now. you might be with too, heading out the door in a few minutes. fridays are typically light days. so far, they are. we've had a few things go on because of slippery spots. this is girard avenue, pretty much showing we don't have problems yet. from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway into center city, no problems with 13 minutes for your drive time. average speeds into the 60s. there was an accident out in montgomery county, in abington on moredon road and old ford road. watch out far that. 422 looking okay. egypt road, headed eastbound, no real problems because of that, eastbound drive time from 29ç the schuylkill expressway, an eight-minute trip with speeds into the 60s. more updates when i'm back in the next ten. 11 minutes past 5:00 right now. a television station in baltimore is evacuated after a
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bomb threat. we'll tell you what the suspect was trying to do and how police were able to stop him. plus, a social media hack may have cost a future nfl player millions of dollars just minutes before the draft. we'll tell you why several team s. it's the thrill, as in phila! presenting night at the fights. join me, vai sikahema for a spectacular evening unlike any other. punch up your xreer by raising money for youth and education. it's a night to see and be seen. saturday, april 30th at the liacouras center. proceeds benefit the urban league of philadelphia.
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5:15, 46 degrees outside. a philadelphia town hall will focus on the future of the police department's policy of stop and frisk. mayor jim kenney and police commissioner richard ross are expected at the forum. kenny made a campaign promise to end stop and frisk but later he talked about reforms. the church's pastor said the mayor can clarify that position at tonight's event. dozens of home owners affected by hurricane sandy are taking aim at the federal government. on capitol hill yesterday, the home owners met with new jersey
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congressman tom macarthur and a former fema manager turned whistle-blower. the home owners claim fema underpaid and defrauded them in the year since the storm hit in 2012. they said it's time to hold the agency accountable. >> you're going up and down the streets and there are senior citizens that can't get back in her homes. i want things done. i want it done today, now, you know. >> congressman macarthur is calling for new congressional hearings for sandy victim' the resignation of fema's director. three relatives of the san bernardino shooters are under arrest and facing charges not related to terror.
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they say the suspects committed marriage fraud in a scheme to get immigration benefits. farook and his wife died in the shootout with police after the couple killed 14 people at a community center in december. the post showed up minutes before the draft. a video on laramie's twitter account appeared to show the player smoking an illegal substance through a gas mask. the offensive lineman slid to the miami dolphins at pick number 13. the lower draft slot could have cost tunsil millions of dollars. >> somebody hacks my account. i made that mistake, several years ago and somehow somebody got my photos and hacked my twitter account. >> tunsil says the hacking did not end with twitter. he says his instagram account was also hacked. 5:17. 46 degrees outside. let's check your ride to work on this friday morning. >> jessica boyington, how's it looking on the roads? >> we're doing okay. fridays are typically one of our
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lighter days in terms of traffic and problems. we're light, still early to see the delay anyway. here's 42 around route 41 in deptford, new jersey. no problems in either direction. the northbound lanes are in here. that's what's headed to the philadelphia area. i put up a drive time to show you, still in the green. a five-minute trip headed northbound from just beyond this point to 55,ç headed toward th walt whitman bridge. emergency construction on the delaware memorial bridge. the left lane is closed, heading into delaware. still with that construction. we're not seeing those big delays that we saw about a week and a half ago, especially when you move back into jersey on 295 or the new jersey turnpike. 95 once you get through delaware looks okay. you can see we're still in the green there as well. 11 minutes northbound from 295 to 495 with speeds into the 60s. more updates when i come back in the next ten. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> clouds are overhead.
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if you're heading out right now, grab the jacket and keep an umbrella handy. we've seen a few sprinkles, a little bit of drizzle this morning. this is a live view from broomall which has seen light rainfall, plenty of clouds to keep things chilly. during the day we'll see occasional light showers and a dreary day overall. that's going to keep temperatures in the 50s. the wind coming in off the ocean again today is going to keep the numbers down. and keep a chance of showers into the area this evening. then we should get a break heading into the first part of the weekend. you can see that with the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. the winds, the last couple days have been coming off the ocean, those northeasterly winds have kept the clouds in place and kept us cool. today will be no different. we're starting off a little bit cooler, now 47 degrees in philadelphia. the lehigh valley, the pennsylvania suburbs in the 40s, south jersey is 45 degrees. delaware, 45 right now. and it's fairly uniform temperatures with those winds and clouds in place. showers we haven't seen too many
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of them. there will be scattered showers at rehoboth beach during the day today. it's 50 degrees right now. not a big warmup with mostly cloudy skies. here's the satellite and the radar. you can see scattered, light showers to the west. those are coming our way. so it's not a big rainfall. but we will see showers develop in philadelphia. see some sprinkles to the north and most of those showers are fizzling right now. the chance of showers will stay with us during the day today. and then return over the weekend on sunday. this is 1:00 this afternoon. you can see scattered light showers, lehigh valley at 5:00 today. the umbrellas will be going up. your ten-day outlook, chilly today, 55 the high temperature. lots of clouds and occasional light showers. a break from the rain tomorrow but the clouds are not going to clear out. we'll still see some breaks of sunshine, enough to get us up to 63. it will be a mostly cloudy saturday. sunday, the blue cross broad street run in for rain. 58 degrees, that's the high temperature after a morning low
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of 49 degrees. during the run, the rain likely to start at 8:00 in the morning, if not sooner, and continuing at 10:00. by noontime, 54 degrees. and it will be a bit warmer for tuesday. we'll be drying out after a few showers on monday, 66 tuesday and into next week. we will see a warming trend, near 70 degrees for wednesday and thursday. that's typical for this time of year. then into the 70s on friday. next weekend, actually is looking nice with temperatures in the 70s. kind of dreary this weekend. the following weekend, something to look forward to. i'll take any weekend this time of year. >> that's the best forecast right there. thank you,ç bill. 46 degrees at 21 minutes past 5:00. after a recent trip to the motor vehicle commission, new jersey governor chris christie is taking action. hear about the new requirement for commission employees that could help cut through the red tape. plus, caught on camera, police say several teenagers beat and robbed a man on a college campus.
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we'll tell you why some are surprised that it happened at that specific location.
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it's 5:24. the financial crisis in atlantic city could get worse this weekend. landon dowdy tells us how in this morning's cnbc business news. good morning, landon. >> hi there, tracy. good morning. atlantic city is in dire straits. the mayor tells "the wall street journal" the city has so little
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payment on sunday and that would make it the first new jersey puns palt to possib-- municipal on its debt since the great depression. over on wall street, they try to end the week and month on a positive note after the dow suffered its worst day in more than two months. futures are higher this morning. the markets were hit by disappointing economic data and earnings. apple falling for a second straight day. look for reports on personal income, spend and consumer sentiment. earnings for chevron and exxonmobil. tracy, back over to you. >> fingers crossed for today. landon dowdy, thank you. have a nice week. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's a chilly start this morning and a cloudy one, too. you may see fog and mist this morning. a chance you'll need your
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umbrella at times. now can see a few rain drops falling on cape may right now. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. your neighborhood forecast just ahead. jessica boyington watching the roads in the first alert traffic center. >> we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now. these are cameras around montgomery drive. doing okay for the most part. you can see a disabled vehicle with its flashers over into the right-hand shoulder. we'll have more updates for you on your morning drive when i come back. twice as expensive, more easily concealable and even longer high. this morning, hear what police are telling parents in our area about this new form of marijuana including what to look out for. plus, thousands of dollars in damage. take a look at what happened at this local youth basketball league. we'll tell you what caused the damage and hear why the league's future is uncertain.
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this is nbc 10 news. right now on "nbc 10 news today," new developments in the death of a 16-year-old high school student in new castle county. we'll tell you what's expected in the case today. and a breakthrough in the fight against the zika virus. hear what the fda just authorized for emergency use. and we're off to a cool and misty start this morning, a live look at center city philadelphia. we're expecting showers this morning an later this afternoon. 5:30, 46 degrees outside.
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kind of cool. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. i know it's misting. i had my wind shield wipers on low. let's get to meteorologist bill henley with the neighborhood forecast. >> lots of clouds, a little bit of mist and a few scattered showers. a little bit of activity on the radar into berks county, cumberland, heading towards cape may county. that's a shower moving through maurice river right now, a light shower. through the day we'll see clouds and cool temperatures. chilly this morning. the suburbs right now, 42 agrees. the lehigh valley, 46 and it's 45, a little bit of cloud and mist. in delaware and for philadelphia, 47 degrees. that's our starting point. we will see no sunshine today. 47 degrees at 7:00 and warmer by 10:00 this afternoon. and during the afternoon hours, 10:00 this morning.

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