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right now on "nbc 10 news today," donald trump makes a rock star entrance on day one of the republican national
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convention. but it was his wife that's making the headlines this morning. take a listen. >> if you work hard. >> you work hard for what you want in life. that your word is your bond. that you do what you say. >> a little too familiar, right? that's what many people are saying this morning about melania trump's speech last night and parts of it were taken word for word from a previous national convention. plus, storm damage. trees knocked over, power lines down and homes damaged. that's what part of our area is dealing with this morning. we'll take you live to one of the hardest hit areas. > . >> reporter: good morning, i'm tracy davidson live in cleveland for day two of the republican national convention. there's a lot going on today. a lot to talk about. we'll play you a portion of a speech that has everyone talking here and trump's response. and hear what governor chris
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christie is saying about fighting within the republican party. he speaks here tonight and we'll walk you through what will happen today. a lot to cover today. we'll get to that in a moment. katy and keith. >> tracy, good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." it's just after 5:30, i'm katy zachry. >> i'm keith jones. let's get over to the neighborhood weather with bill henley. the rain is gone. looking for a nicer day. >> a little bit of fog in some areas. the moisture that came with the fog and temperatures cooling down to produce dense fog in lancaster. not an issue in reading. visibility was down to a mile. and just under two miles in d allentown. look at the skies over the suburbs. a few thin clouds. 70 degrees right now. sunshine, bright. 73 degrees in philadelphia. the lehigh valley seeing the clouds clear out and the temperatures cooler.
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64 degrees. warming into the upper 80s. it's going to be a warm summer day. as the day goes on, the humidity will go lower and lower. 88 degrees for delaware. a little warmer in philadelphia and the suburbs. i'll go through the day hour by hour in a few minutes. let's see how the traffic is running on a tuesday. jessica boyington has the first alert traffic. >> thanks, bill. cameras around broad street where we have an accident scene. headed southbound. nothing too major right now. the accident scene is pushed over into the right hand shoulder. there are people walking around. penndot crews on the scene as well. we have two lanes getting by. no big delays or backups yet. we're watching 95 through delaware where there's no problems here. unlike the boulevard, we have great drive times. there's also construction over in delaware as well. the route 13 on ramp to 295 southbound is still closed.
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that's been an ongoing project as well. the airport train 405 running about 14 minutes late. we're seeing a little bit of a ripple effect there. small delays since the first trains went off. nothing too major. everything 10 or 15-minute delays right now. we'll have more in the next ten. tracy? >> reporter: here in cleveland today is the day it becomes official. donald trump will get the official nod as the republican party's nominee. an effort on the floor to stop him failed yesterday. last night his wife talked about all the reasons her husband should be the nominee. what stood out for a lot of people were the similarities between what melania said last night here on this stage and what michelle obama said in 2008. take a listen. >> from a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want
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in life. that your work is your bond. you do what you say and keep your promise. that you treat people with respect. >> barack and i were raised with so many of the same values. like you work hard for what you want in life. that your word is your bond. that you do what you say you're going to do. that you treat people with dignity and respect. >> mrs. trump said -- the campaign later pointing to the team of writers saying, quote, in writing a beautiful speech, melania's team of writers took notes on her like inspirations and in some instances included fragments that included her own thinking. donald trump said it was an honor to introduce my wife melania, her speech and demeanor were incredible. very proud. the speech focused on her
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husband's strengths. >> i can tell you with certainty that my husband has been concerned about our country for as long as i have known him. with all of my heart, i know that he will make a great and lasting difference. donald has a great and deep and un -- determination and never give up attitude. >> now, before the questions arose about the speech, i spoke to our local delegates about their reaction to what she had to say on the stage. >> i loved it. i thought she did an excellent job. she helped define herself. we needed to know more about her. she also defined her relationship with donald and the candidate and more about his background and also as a family leader. to have somebody on the other side basically say, look, this is how we got together and this is my back story, again, it
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creates that personal connection that's different than we're going to make america great again. >> reporter: and the delegates told me they're looking forward to the day when donald trump is expected to formally get the republican nomination. let's talk about how it happens. today there will be a roll call that makes trump the official nominee. tonight donald trump jr. and tiffany trump will speak and ben carson and new jersey governor chris christie. we spoke about christie about the people who signed a pledge to support whoever became the nominee and are not here at the convention. >> anybody who signed that pledge and is not here is breaking their word to the people of our party and the american people. that's just wrong. >> reporter: governor christie wouldn't comment when asked if he saw a role for himself in the administration. he says his focus is helping his candidate win the election. you can hear more from him on
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the "today" show. also donald trump will be on the "today" show this morning. >> was it surreal to finally be here? we've talked about this week for so long. is it surreal to be here? >> it's a great feeling. it's a great accomplishment. a real accomplishment. you know what it is to make america great again. it's why i'm doing it. it's a lot of work. it's a lot of activity. but i will say you see that all. you see the enthusiasm they have. they want to see something happen. make america great and safe again. >> you can see the interview on the "today" show starting at 7:00 a.m. matt lauer and savannah guthrie broadcasting live from cleveland. coming up at 5:45, i'll give you a behind-the-scenes look. i will pull away the curtain and show you what everyone around here has to go through in terms of -- to get into the q. keith, back to you. >> tracy, thank you so much.
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social media, your posts and all of you guys are there. complete coverage from the rnc. we have a team of reporters. you can stay on top of the reports using the nbc 10 app. >> trees and power lines knocked down, homes down. pamela osborn live in havertown, delaware county. hafr down, one of the hardest hit areas. at least 3500 customers are still without power at this time. i want to show you where i'm standing right now. virginia avenue seems to be the divide on this side of the street. people have power but over on this side of the street. this is part of the reason why. trees went down yesterday during that storm yesterday like this one here at roosevelt avenue. some of the trees fell on top of power lines causing outages. at this time about 27 outages
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remained but that was not all. we sent sky force 10 out to get a scope of the damage. white hall township, lehigh county, we found one house that lost its roof in the storm. on the ground, we encountered a lot of people cleaning up. over at swiss farms, a 40-year-old silo crumbled to the ground. >> 40 feet tall. and it fell in about 20 seconds. so we had some straight-line winds coming. after the winds subsided, it was so thick that you could barely see the building from another building. as soon as the winds went away, when you looked the building was down. >> it's going to cost about $100,000 to replace that silo. but fortunately no one was hurt and after taking a good look at the neighborhood, it's only a matter of time before people start cleaning up here as well. i can tell you some tree cutters just arrived. they have been serving this
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neighborhood, some of the damage here as well. certainly a lot of cleaning up to do today. reporting live in havertown, i'm pamela osborn, nbc 10 news. pamela, thank you. police in baton rouge called the shooting that killed the police officers an assassination. he was clearly targeting law enforcement. the former marine was carrying two rifles and a handgun as he snuck up behind three officers and shot them at close range killing them. he shot several more before s.w.a.t. teams killed him. in a youtube video, he advocated violence following the shootings of officer sterling in baton rouge. skies are clearing out and the wind has shifted. that's a northwesterly wind. that's dry air coming into play. that's going to keep the feels-like temperature equal to the actual temperature. that's a sign of lower humidity. it will warm into the upper 80s
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this afternoon. it will feel more comfortable today. 73 degrees in philadelphia. bright sunshine, low 80s at 10:00 this 340r7k morning. then it's into the 80s as the day goes on. look at the winds at 8 miles an hour. you'll see the same in the lehigh valley. skies are clearing out now. might see a little bit of fog to start with. as the temperatures climbs into the 80s, the fog will be long gone by mid-morning. new jersey, sunshine, 72 degrees right now. 81 degrees at 10:00. and then into the upper 80s in new jersey. and at the shore. because those are northwesterly winds. that's a land breeze. not a sea breeze. 84 degrees for new jersey this afternoon. you'll feel that warmer day today. for delaware, you'll see clear skies, sunshine, 80 degrees at 10:00. into the middle 80s, a dry air flowing in by noontime and 87 degrees this afternoon. that's today. there's your seven-day. i have your ten-day outlook when i'm back. 5:42 right now.
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we've covered the weather. let's cover traffic. >> jessica boyington joins us with a look at the boulevard. >> we have updates on the boulevard right now. the last time we spoke, about ten minutes ago, we were on the boulevard by broad street where there was an accident scene headed southbound. you can see that's cleared out of the way. no problems north or south. starting to see more cars heading out the doors. the freeway in new jersey, looks light, four minutes northbound from 55 to the walleder man bridge. we'll check in new jersey as well. jessica, thank you. a new technology that tells us what happens when police officers answer the caw. we'll show you what a local police department will be waerpg. body cameras like the one on that officer's chest. all eyes now on cleveland. but next week, philly will be the capital of the political world. there's a live look in south philly. we'll show you what's happening now as the city gets ready for the democratic national convention.
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our live coverage from cleveland and the republican national convention continues now. i'm tracy davidson. today is the day republicans have been waiting for. donald trump will become the official nominee. if there's going to be any ee
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rebellious raucous like yesterday morning by the anti-trump forces, they would come during the roll call for the nomination today. there could be diehard delegates, those never trump delegates causing the ruckus. also today, house speaker paul ryan will give a speech that will be closely watched. he actually spoke to the pennsylvania delegation breakfast yesterday. i was there when he told him how important the dell gas was. the national rifle association -- katy, keith. >> tracy, under heightened security, it's been an issue since you arrived there this weekend and dem gats started screaming in philadelphia for the democratic national convention. give us an idea of how much a part of your day-to-day interaction it is for you and also the delegates, the security level. >> reporter: right. it has ramped up since we got
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here. you have to go through a perimeter, get your car checked. where we parked is relatively close to the q. between the convention center. it's a work space for us. you have to see -- everyone here has to go through security before we get here. we have to plan a lot of time in our day to get through that. >> tracy, i know this is a -- democratic national convention, day one. action-packed. looking ahead today, i know dr. ben carson, governor chris christie. paul ryan and the nra. you've been in contact with the local delegates. any idea what's in store? >> well, very excited. all of them are excited to hear the speakers. including how this is a colorful list of speakers. there is one delegate from bucks county is who excited to hear them talk. because he's into mixed martial arts. >> we talk about round the clock coverage. we have round the clock coverage
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because all of our team have been posting on social immediate yachlt i've been posting on twitter, instagram and -- >> you've been very active with that. we'll see you shortly. we'll continue our live coverage from cleveland throughout the republican national convention here on nbc 10 and on the nbc 10 app. look out for our live shows each night of the convention. tonight at 7:00. for the democratic national convention, we're getting ready here. one stop expected to see a lot of visitors, a tourist attraction at the pennsylvania convention center. a replica of air force one. go inside a life size oval office and play trivia games. security will be tight, the secret service i mentioned. closely monitoring terrorist attacks all around the world, including the most recent in nice, france. former p.a. governor, ed rendell says he's not concerned.
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>> some are willing to trade their life for others. you can almost never prevent that in a free society. do i think that will happen? no. >> fencing will be in place by the end of the week outside the wells fargo center. now to the latest on the terror attack in france. a makeshift memorial created in nice was removed late last night. city hall workers and community members removed flowers and candles that filled the streets to reopen the road to cars. 84 people were killed when a 31-year-old tunisian man drove his truck through a crowd during bastille day, celebrations. >> the family of him said he was an easy prey for isis. he had family problems and was estranged from his wife and three children. he was indoctrinated by isis two weeks before the terror attacks. isis has claimed responsibility.
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back here at home, beginning this week, rutgers university police will wear body cameras. 14 university police officers will wear the cameras as they patrol campus this is camden, new brunswick, piscataway and newark. in some cases they're under attack. >> i think it will have a positive impact on our relation with the community. >> i think it's a good idea because i think it's time to be transparent with those kind of things. >> the body cameras are paid for with a state grant. when school starts, every rutgers patrol officer will be outfitted with a body camera. it is just 5:51. we're just after sunrise this morning. skies are brightening up nicely. a few scattered clouds. but storms are completely out of the picture. temperatures have been falling. 64 degrees in lehigh valley. low 70s in the suburbs and in delaware and philadelphia, 73 deechgs. south jersey, 72 and still
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falling at this hour. here's the coolest time of day, just after sunrise. 70 in lumber ton. 72 in hamilton. it will be a warm day today. the last through clouds are blowing through the area right now. those are northwesterly winds blowing the clouds out. the storms from yesterday, way offshore and not an issue for us today. we'll see a quick warmup to near 90 this afternoon. as the temperature goes up, the humidity will be falling and you'll see the difference tomorrow morning as the temperatures will be even cooler. 66 degrees to start with. low humidity again tomorrow. another warm afternoon. that's right on target for normal for this time of year. 88 degrees. but then a warming trend. at the end of the week, the heat returns. 92 on thursday, 95 on friday. look at the morning temperatures going up. that's an indication of more humidity coming back into the area. a steamy day on saturday and again on sunday. still very hot on monday with a
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high of 94. then the temperatures moderate a bit for wednesday. for tuesday, wednesday and thursday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms each day. seven minutes to 6:00. bill, thank you so much. check on traffic. >> jessica boyington joins us now with a look at new jersey roads. hi, jess. >> hi, katy and steve. we're watching 295 in west jeffers. still no big big problems or delays in either direction. if you're heading to the memorial bridge, headed southbound, that's a 22-minute trip. speeds into the 60s there. checking the area bridges, toll plaza down to lanes 3 to 5 that are closed because of that construction project. that may be something that causes small delays later on in the morning commute. all clear right now. no scheduled openings that we're looking for right now. of course, i'll have updates the rest of the morning. when i come back in the next ten
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minutes in the 6:00 hour, i'll have more. but stay there for now. we'll be right back. (whispering) what are you doing up? (whispering) mom said i could have a midnight snack. well, i say it's late, and you need to go to bed. why? because i am the boss. you're not the boss, mom's the boss. well, technically, we are co-bosses. technically, mom's the boss. mmmm. shhh. the family favorite. yoplait.
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who do you talk to for military advice right now? i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. well, i watch the shows. i mean i really see a lot of great - you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows... while donald trump watched tv, as secretary of state, hillary clinton negotiated a cease fire in gaza. a reduction in nuclear weapons... took on vladimir putin... and stood up against the trafficking of human beings. a steady leader in an unsteady world.
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a lehigh valley resident is
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a million dollars richer thanks to landing five numbers in the powerball drawing. the ticket was sold on state road 873 in shengsville. it's a big win for the store as well. they get to pocket five grand for selling the winning ticket. the winner struck it rich with the numbers 11, 17, 40, 50, and 62. the winner missed out on the big jackpot by not getting the red number 26 powerball. the next drawing is tomorrow and the jackpot now stands at $361 million. this is a great story for someone who was injured so badly not long ago. a police officer who survived being shot seven times. >> the most positive guy i ever saw. the salon held a benefit for officer chris dorman. he was shot during a drug investigation last night.
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they offered $10 haircuts and raffles. the officers made an appearance there. >> it's amazing. incredible to see. not just our community but the whole county came together. the department and -- real special. >> more honors for officer dorman. got a special -- during the phillys game. the officer was escorted on to the field where he waved hello to the crowd. >> smart guy. >> day one of the republican national convention in the books. controversy though. >> coming up in a few minutes, we'll go live to cleveland to recap the first day of fireworks and let you know what's in store for today. >> an amazing mother. an incredible woman. melania trump. >> melania trump took center
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stage at the convention. but this morning she's in the middle of a controversy over how similar her speech was to a michelle obama address in 2008. we'll let you decide if she --
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