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on day two of the republican national convention donald trump wins his party's presidential nomination. good morning. i'm tracy davidson, live from cleveland and the republican national convention where donald trump is officially the nominee. but last night, it was new jersey governor chris christie who had all the fireworks. in his speech, he got the crowd pretty riled up. we'll tell you about the speech, get reaction off of hillary clinton's reaction to what governor christie said. also, another controversy about another speech. there's a lot to get to today. we'll get to that in a few minutes. vai and katy? >> we'll hear from you in just a bit. thanks. let's get a check on the weather as you head out the door. meteorologist bill henley has more on that with your neighborhood forecast. >> if you want to play it safe or avoid the shine because we have another nice day after a nice day yesterday, sun is up. we have bright sunshine in the city. no sign of clouds there. there have been showers and thunderstorms moving through south jersey. the storms have dissipated, just
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a light shower. might need an umbrella toç sta with atlantic city, most of the day it will be dry. scattered clouds in the lehigh valley, bright sunshine for delaware. 60s and 70s, low 60s in the suburbs. now down to 71 degrees and still falling in philadelphia. could go another degree cooler, before we start the warming process into the upper 80s this afternoon. just like yesterday, the humidity stays low. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in a few minutes, jessica boyington is watching the traffic. >> so far, so good on most of our majors, some accidents starting to pop up. this one out on lower merion on lancaster avenue and ardmore avenue. also starting to see some of the first delays of the morning for septa, thorndale train 1512 is running 10 minutes late. that started about 15 minutes ago. watch out for that ripple effect as well. route 42 near route 41 in deptford, new jersey. the northbound lanes are right in here.
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that's what's headed toward the philadelphia area. no problems or delays heading into that direction. up and over the bridges, toward that area. i'll have more when i come back. more accident scenes out in montgomery county. lock her up! lock her up! lock her up! taking aim at hillary clinton. he prosecuted a multiprong case against hillary clinton and the convention crowd responded to his litany of charges against her. >> in china and syria -- >> hillary. >> in iran and russia and cuba -- >> hillary. >> and here at home, for risking
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america's secrets to keep her own and lying to cover it all up? >> hillary. >> christie wrapped up with a call to defeat clinton and make donald trump the next president. trump officially won the republican party's nomination last night. the delegation from his home state of new york put him over the top. and gop delegates embraced christie's speech, including local delegates from new jersey and pennsylvania. i talked with them right after the speech. >> i think christie hit it home. he's in the best form possible in front of a crowd setting forth the reasons why hillary clinton should not be elected president of the united states. >> the governor was motivational. he was stark. he drew a stark contrast between the choices that we have to make. he gave a great speech. >> those are just two of the reviews of governor christie's takedown of hillary clinton last
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night. clinton tweeted out this response to christie's criticisms, if you think chris christie can lecture anyone on ethics, we have a bridge to sell you. then it linked to an article of the bridgegate scandal. she compared watching the rnc to "the wizard of oz." there was even a fog machine. when you pulled back the curtain, it was just donald trump with nothing to offer to the american people! >> clinton also repeated her previous criticisms of donald trump's bankruptcies in atlantic city saying they caused destruction in the resort town. another of donald trump's former primary rival, former republican presidential candidate ben carson also addressed the delegates and associated clinton with the devil.ç during his speech, carson said one of clinton's mentors wrote a book dedicated to lucifer. >> so are we willing to elect
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someone as president who has as their role model somebody who acknowledges lucifer? think about that. >> carson also criticized what he called clinton's secular progressive agenda. for a time last night, videos from the rnc, the gop convention ended up on vice president joe biden's twitter account. twitter says the tweets came from a twitter mirror tablet that was used recently at a cancer event. a technique al glitch kept it from logging out of biden's account. the tweets were eventually deleted. mike pence is one of the people scheduled to speak tonight and a new nbc news survey monkey poll just out this morning finds that trump's running mate is not very well known with american slow theers. just under half of registered voters asked said they didn't know enough about pence to say whether they have a favorable or unfavorable rating of him and little more than half says they couldn't say whether he was a good choice for vice president. that could obviously change
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after tonight when he address the delegates here. now, coming up, we'll tell you more about what will address the delegates tonight. that's coming up at 6:30. nbc 10 has complete coverage around the clock from the rnc. jim rosenfield and lauren mayk will cover it this afternoon. everything that happens, we'll have it for you on air, on our nbc 10 app and social media. live at the republican national convention in cleveland, tracy davidson, nbc 10 news. vai and katy, back to you. tracy, we'll see you shortly. thank you. 6:06. we're following breaking news in chester county. this is a live look at a fire at a mushroom farm. this is at the modern mushroom farms on newark road. 1,000 bails of hay are burning right now. a number of fire companies are struggling to put out the fire. they say it is under control. it began around 1:30 this morning. there are no reported injuries. philadelphia police say after checking on a car double parked in the city, officers found a potentially very
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dangerous and volatile situation. >> nbc 10's matt delucia has new details on an explosives investigation going on this morning. he is live at police headquarters. what can you tell us? >> vai and katy, philadelphia police are trying to figure out what this man's motives are for having those explosives and fireworks in his van. this was just before 10:00 last night. police showed up to 20th and champlo champlost. that mini van was double parked. when officers went up, they noticed a strong smell of marijuana. the bomb squad was called out, one of the more troubling discoveries to them was that some of these devices were homemade. >> we don't know. we don't know if he had any mishs intent or if he was going to use them for some type of fireworks. he will be investigated not only by northwest detectives but also our bomb squad personnel will do a thorough investigation to
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determine where not only he got these explosive devices but what he intended to do with them. >> those are the big questions this morning, that 31-year-old, he was arrested and facing several charges this morning. those fireworks and explosives were confiscated and of course police already have their radar up as far as explosives are concerned. they say any time somebody has found explosives in their vehicles it raises alarms. of course with the democratic national convention coming to town next week, it is also especially alarming. they want to figure out what these motives were,ç if this ce was malicious or not. we'll let you know what comes from this investigation. for now, though, i'm live at philadelphia police headquarters. matt delucia, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> eight minutes after 6:00. look at this, sunshine, nice and bright in delaware. that's a live view from frawley stadium. sunny skies, a warm afternoon.
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things are looking cooler to start with. 60s in trenton, mt. holly and vineland. 60s degrees in allentown. that may go down another degree for wilmington. these numbers are lower than yesterday, down by 5 degrees in allentown. 7 degrees cooler in trenton. mt. holly, 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. wilmington is 1 degree warmer. starting to see that sunshine take effect. these numbers from the 60s to the 70s, into the 80s this afternoon. but no sign of any 90s today. clear skies for the lehigh valley, the suburbs, delaware after storms overnight. we saw showers and thunderstorms in new jersey, now just a few sprinkles, light rainfall in atlantic city. it's just clearing ocean city right now. you'll see sunshine at the shore with just a slight chance of a repeat this afternoon. the hour by hour forecast shows scattered showers, that's 1:00 this afternoon. really isolated stuff. most of the day you'll find dry conditions and a nice warmup, too. 80s for philadelphia, for the
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suburbs and the lehigh valley, that's after morning temperatures in the 60s and 70s and for delaware, sunny skies, 81 degrees by 1:00, into the low 80s this afternoon, low humidity in new jersey. an isolated shower is possible in new jersey or at the shore. temperatures barely hitting the 80 degree mark for just above at the shore. more of a sea breeze during the day today. beautiful day today, there's big warmup on the way, some very hot, oppressive heat by the time we get to the weekend. the ten-day outlook when i'm back to show you when you can expect it to finally move out. >> all right, bill, 6:10 this wednesday morning. i'm looking at the monitor at the vine street expressway. just see the sun peeking out. maybe sunglasses. >> wishful thinking, sun glare, right, vai? >> jessica boyington joins with us a look at the vine street expressway. a little bit sun we see reflecting. >> a little bit of a sunshine effect there. maybe some sun glare but maybe
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not yet. this is headed eastbound. maybe headed eastbound towards 95 you might see some of that. these are the cameras around 8th street. this traffic back here is that traffic that comes off the ben franklin bridge. no problems heading westbound. that's this direction towards the schuylkill expressway. we actually didn't have construction on the vine earlier this morning either. out in abington, watch for an accident, sharewood road and amity road. this accident headed southbound on the garden state parkway, right 322, the right lane is blocked there. all right, jessica, thanks. football season right around the corner. we are learning about when you'll get a first look at the eagles. we'll break down the preseason tv schedule. plus, you'll soon have to pay more to drive on the turnpike. the plan to bump up the tolls and where it's happening. plus, more big names. we take you to the stage at the republican national convention. we'll tell you live to cleveland
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for a look at day three and who's going to be speaking.
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i'm tracy davidson. live from cleveland at the republican national convention, where just hours ago donald trump was made officially the nominee for the party. delegates from his home state of new york put him over the top. he thanked delegates via video from new york. >> it's something i will never be ever forget. >> trump will deliver his acceptance speech in cleveland on thursday night. trump's son won praise for his speech. but he was criticized in a daily
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show tweet that part of the address was plagiarized from a book speech writer frankç buckley, comparing the school system to soviet russia. buckley confirmed to nbc news that trump jr. had his preapproval to use the comment this follows criticism of trump's wife melania of her apparent lifting of lines from michelle obama's 2008 convention speech. along with the newsmakers, our nbc 10 crews are staying side by side with the delegates. this is val degorgio, chair of chester gop with rob lofry. they are excited to be so up front, one delegate told me he's
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confident pennsylvania will return red in november. here's another favorite delegate, dennis palmer of blackwood. nbc 10 has you covered with complete round the clock coverage on air and online. my colleagues, jim rosenfield and lauren mayk will take over this afternoon and tonight. follow online and on air. >> i call tracy the social media queen. she's tweeting out pictures and information from cleveland that's just fantastic. >> she's been very busy since this weekend. we check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington who is watching hopefully no backup. >> well, not totally yet are we seeing that. we've seen in the summer months that typically rush hour starts later on in the morning commute. right now, proving that true on the boulevard around roberts avenue. no big problems or delays in
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either direction. sun glare to watch out for. north or southbound on the boulevard right now, everything looks just fine. also watching an accident in lower merion on lancaster avenue and ardmore avenue, watch out for delays because of that. here's 95. this is moving through delaware, though, north or southbound, ten minutes there from 295 to 495, speeds into the 60s with another accident. this one is out on abington and sharewood road. ten minute delays or so for septa's thorndale line. i'll have more updates when i'm back in ten. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> getting a clear start this morning in philadelphia. sunshine has been up for about half an hour. we'll see bright sunshine to warm us from the 60s, 70s, into the 80s this afternoon. look at the cool weather for the lehigh valley, the suburbs, the suburbs have dropped down nicely. running cooler than yesterday, 65 degrees right now in west bradford township, malvern is
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64. down to 61 degrees in ft. washington. what a beautiful morning an a bright sunny day today. for most locations. we're starting off with a few rain drops in atlantic city. that's what's left of thunderstorms that rolled through south jersey overnight. we're in the clear for most of the morning. there is a chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm this afternoon for parts of delaware and south jersey. for philadelphia, the suburbs, lehigh valley, another winner. not quite as warm as yesterday. like yesterday, the humidity stays low. delaware we saw storms. in southern delaware we've cleared that, delaware, rehoboth beach, sunshine and 81 degrees. atlantic city and ocean city, an isolated shower is possible, low 80s this afternoon and new jersey warms into the middle 80s this afternoon. that's today. the heat that starts tomorrow. after another nice çstart, we' be in the 60s. 92 degrees tomorrow afternoon. a 5 degree warmup. it's a warming trend that gets going at the end of the week for
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friday, saturday, sunday and monday, oppressive heat, high humidity. temperatures in the middle to upper 90s. it will feel like more than 100 degrees. they finally start coming down tuesday and wednesday a little bit. late in the week, isolated shower threat for wednesday and thursday. the high just shy of the 90 degree mark. some big warmup on the way, a heat wave is on the way. definitely enjoy today while it's around. bill, thanks. the republicans are in the thick of their convention betweut sooe democrats will be here in our area. we have a preview of the dnc in our area as the event continues to take shape. plus, poking fun at pokemon go. how the philly phanatic got in on the action last night.
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6:23 on a wednesday. we're getting closer to football season. next week the eagles start training camp. today, the preseason schedule is august, the first preseason game scheduled for august 11th. you'll sea that game and the august 18th game on comcast sports net and the cozi network. the third preseason game will be august 27th airing on nbc 10 and the preseason finale will be september 1st against the jets. catch that one on nbc 10 as well. all games have a 7:00 kickoff. the philly phanatic is getting in on the pokemon go craze. the phanatic was glued to his ipad, checking for pokemon. pikachu showed up, couldn't catch him just yet. the phillies couldn't get a win,
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losing to the marlins, 2-1. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington watching first alert traffic. right now we're checking in with route 73 around the atlantic city expressway. not a lot of cars out on the road. of course no backups there. maybe you want to head down the shore. no problems there north or southbound on 73 and the atlantic city expressway. there were problems early on the garden state parkway. we're going to cover that when i come back in the next couple of minutes. let's get a check on today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> look at that sunshine reflecting off the delaware this morning. we'll see a lot of that sunshine. like yesterday, the humidity is going to stay low, 71 degrees at 6:25. we'll be right back.
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nbc 10 news starts now. >> lock her up!
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lock her up! lock her up! i'm tracy davidson live from cleveland on day three of the republican national convention. i'll play more of christie's speech coming up, also have reaction and will let you know who will be speaking on the stage tonight. a lot to cover here at the republican national convention this morning. vai and katy? >> tracy is posting a lot of good content on her twitter platform and social media, instagram and facebook. >> she's been very busy with that. that's right. we'll get back to the republican national convention in just a minute. but first, meteorologist bill henley is standing by with his first alert neighborhood forecast. i'm overcome, bill. it's going to be amazing. >> breezy. that's low humidity air with one exception. the shore where we've seen some showers this morning. that's cape may, nice and clear
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in philadelphia. but at the shore, atlantic city, seeing the rain just push offshore. that was a thunderstorm as it rumbled through vineland and millville overnight. we're in the clear for lots of sunshine. just a slight chance of shower in delaware or new jersey during the day. scattered clouds in the lehigh valley, mostly sunny during the day. 60s and 70s, a cooler morning and a warm afternoon but like yesterday, the humidity stays low. 87 agrees in philadelphia. 86 in delaware and the lehigh valley. and in new jersey, middle to upper 80s today. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in a few minutes. let's find out how the roads are looking this wednesday morning. jessica boyington has an update. jess? >> we're watching the schuylkill expressway right around montgomery drive. no big problems in either direction. we are starting to see the typical morning delays. right now we're at 20 minutes here. a little bit slow, average speeds are dropping into the 30s, headed eastbound right there from the blue route to the
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vine street expressway. a little bit of a slow go into center city. there's an accident in limerick thorndale 516 running ten minutes late, ten minutes coming out of the west trenton and doylestown line. i'll have updates when i come back. i'm tracy davidson, live from cleveland. the republican national convention heads into its third night tornado. some of donald trump's former rivals will take the stage as will his running mate. the theme tonight is make america first again. ted cruz, marco rubio and scott walker will speak. also taking to the podium are trump's son, eric, former house speaker newt gingrich and vice presidential candidate mike pence. last night, chris christie riled up the delegates with a lit inform what he called leadership failures by trump's epointen,
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hillary clinton. take a listen. >> it is our obligation to stop hillary clinton and never let her get within ten miles of the white house again. >> the former prosecutor spelled out his charges against clinton and the crowd responded by repeatedly shouting lock her up. later, christie told nbc 10's lauren mayk why he made the speech so much about clinton. >> because she's the democratic nominee for president, the person we have to beat. >> but why not talk more about donald trump? >> i spoke plenty about him over the months. when i speak about donald trump, people say i speak too much about donald trump. i'm not going to be criticized and questioned by anybody who has never stood up there and done it.
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>> christie says he will continue to work to get trump elected. he told us he feels good about the campaign. as for whether christie may be under consideration for a possible cabinet position, the governor told us, quote, that's for me to know and you to find out. now that trump is officially the nominee, will there finally be party unity? >> it is time to come together and make sure that donald trump is the next president of the united states. >> governor christie ended his mock trial speech last night by saying it's time to come together. after the chaos that started the convention with the never trump delegates and the rumblings prior to the roll call yesterday, with donald trump now the official nominee, is the presidency in sight? gop chair george gilmore. >> there are bumps along the way, the democrats have as well. i think the republicans are united. i think we'll do well throughout the country. >> how important is unity moving forward?
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>> unity is always important. >> reporter: the pennsylvania delegate disagrees with the focus on unity. >> as they look at these conventions you can't win. do you want an infomercial or honest exchange of ideas with an occasional disagreement? that's what this is. >> there's been more unity coming out of the convention. >> reporter: joe watkins told me unity isn't the most important thing. >> all that really matters is who wins on election day. you don't necessarily need to have a unified party to win, especially if you're able to draw from independents and democrats. >> >> reporter: democratic presumptive nominee hillary clinton said in a tweet, the republican party platform is so hateful you'd think donald trump wrote it himself. today's "new york daily news." it says, full steam ahead, it's official, gop is all abroad on the trump train.
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we have more still to come from cleveland. for now, tracy davidson, live at the republican national convention. vai and katy? >> thanks so much. the republican national convention is in full swing. it will soon be the democrats' turn in philadelphia. pamela osborne has an update on the preparations happening today and over the next few days for the dnc. she's live at the philadelphia museum of art where we can't help but notice all the donkeys around town. right, pam? >> yes. it's not all serious. there's a little bit of fun involved here as well. we've been walking past these for a couple weeks now. we've been seeing them around town. very soon, beginning tomorrow, spotting these guys could help you win pretty cool prizes like a two-night stay in a philly hotel. the host committee will tell us how the donkeys around town scavenger hunt will work later this morning. it will be easier to get around town than when the pope was here
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but there still will be road closures that we have to deal with. here's a map of the closures, most in south philly. broad industrial will be closed from packer to the navy yard. roads begin shutting down on saturday as preps to get the wells fargo center ready continue. the air force one fuselage replica is in place at the convention center and crews are working to install a replica of the oval office there as well. the host committee is heading up politicalfest, which will give visitors a yew neeshg chance to se celebrate and explore history. as for the road closures, what they are specifically, we have a full list of those on our website, reporting live this morning, on the art museum steps, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> pamela, thank you. get ready for a price hike if you drive on the pennsylvania turnpike.
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the commission chairman says the price hike of 6% is due to the cost of rebuilding and widening roads. it's part of the newly approved ten-year, $5.77 billion spending plan. that means the average toll will go up from $1.16 to $1.23 for e-z pass users. cash customers will pay more. the increase begins after midnight january 7th. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:37. we have a beautiful start to the day. 71 degrees in philadelphia. mostly sunny skies right now. and the humidity, like yesterday, will be staying low. a little bit of a northeasterly breeze at 9 miles an hour. at 10:00 this morning, it will be 79 degrees, then into the low to mid-80s this afternoon. for the suburbs, sunny skies already. 64 degrees to start with. into the low 80s by lunch time. low 80s continue this afternoon. with just a 3 mile-an-hour breeze. it's still out of the north just enough to keep our humidity low and you'll feel the difference
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in the lehigh valley. there are scattered clouds now, no sign of any showers in the lehigh valley. 74 degrees by 10:00. still barely in the 70s at lunch time today. and new jersey overnight had some showers and thunderstorms. there's a slight chance of that. mainly you're in for sunshine and a warmup. through the 60s, 70s and 80s this afternoon. the shore got pretty warm yesterday with that land breeze blowing but today, more of a sea breeze developing later this afternoon. that will hold temperatures in a slight chance of a shower at the shore. mainly sunny during the day. sunshine in delaware, 71 now, 77 degrees later this morning. it's been into the 80s this afternoon. a real winner today. there's serious heat on the way for later in the week. got the ten-day outlook when i come back. >> bill, thanks. looking forward to that. you'll definitely enjoy today. it will be a beautiful one. jessica boyington is joining us
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now. >> 6:38 and how's it looking in the 6:00 hour on 95, jessica? >> what it usually looks like. we waited later for this to start. we're seeing delays around cottman avenue on the southbound side, of course, heading into center city. 21 minutes expect this to probably jump up -- now 22. expect this to jump up shortly because we're seeing pretty serious stuff. we're still watching out for this accident scene. this was here when we started the broadcast around 4:00 this morning. watching sun glare also on cherry hill, new jersey around kings highway. no big delays because of it. limerick still watching that accident scene. another update in the next ten. a music lover needed repairs on her equipment. all she received from the
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i'm tracy davidson, live in cleveland where last night speaker after speaker denounced donald trump's rival hillary clinton. no one did it better than new jersey governor chris christie who at one point referenced a case he called personal to him and other people in new jersey. >> now we go to cuba.
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hillary clinton supported concessions to the castro brothers and got almost nothing in return for ending the embargo. she supported a deal that didn't even require this murderous regime to return a cop killer, joanne chesimard to face justice. see, i know about this personally. joanne chesimard murdered a new jersey state trooper in cold blood, fled to cuba and lives there under cuban protection to this very day. >> christie has called for the return of joanne chesimard to new jersey to serve out her time for the 1973 killing of trooper james harper. she escaped from prison in 1979 and fled to cuba. among those watching governor christie's speech, his son andrew. like many delegates in the hall, he gave his father rave reviews. >> he did an outstanding job. >> had you heard the speech before. >> i read it a couple times. >> did it sound tonight as it
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did in practice? >> no, it sounded much better because we had a whole hall of people with us helping him out. >> andrew christie added he believes his father made the choice very clear between donald trump and secretary clinton. we'll continue our live team coverage throughout the day in our afternoon shows and we have a complete wrapup at nbc 10 news tonight at 7:00, our special every sing the night we're here in cleveland. our commitment to clear the shelters continues this morning with a story about a handicap dog who has a new lease on life. >> he arrived badly injured and neglected. because of chemical burns to his hind leg, doctors had to amputate. louie was in the middle of a long recovery when this student and her then fiance decided to foster him.
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>> the look he gave us. he wasç at the hospital, at pe vet after his surgery and he just had this look and it wasn't like a helpless look. it was just a happy look that he gave us and he was unclaimed. and that was it. >> well, if you don't own a dog, you know that happy look. the couple said his spirit and attitude toward adversity made him a permanent member of their family. he already learned to use the stairs without his hind legs. good for louie. most shelters will wave or lower their adoption fees this weekend. to learn more, go to or tap the nbc 10 app. harry hairston and nbc 10
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it will be a beautiful day in the lehigh valley. philadelphia, nothing but sunshine in this view from center city. the temperatures will be climbing into the 80s after a little bit of a cooler start this morning. at the shore, actually seeing showers this morning. north wildwood, new jersey, the skies are starting to break. you'll see sunshine there. 60 right now in the lehigh valley. not much warmer in the suburbs. look at the 60s now in delaware. it's dropped to 68 degrees in new castle county. 71 degrees in philadelphia. there are cool spots. parkside is 66, even cooler for andorra and chestnut hill. somerton is at 62 degrees right now. these 60s and 70s will warm into the 80s this afternoon but through the day today, the humidity stays low. we still have a little bit of a breeze oust the north, inland areasç you'll feel that just enough to keep the dry air coming in. at the shore, a sea breeze will be developing. that will keep temperatures cooler at the shore. that's today. soaring temperatures on the way after we get a nice break from
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the heat and humidity again today. by the end of the week we're looking at temperatures well into the 90s for philadelphia, dover and the lehigh valley. even wildwood will hit 90 degrees on saturday. with that heat will come more humidity. that's this weekend that the temperatures will really take off. this morning, we've seen rain drops move through the atlantic city area. they're offshore now, only a slight chance of another shower developing during the day. mainly dry and warm for philadelphia and the suburbs, the lehigh valley, really comfortable day in new jersey. 86 degrees in pemberton. a slight chance of a pop-up shower in ocean city or atlantic city. most of the day will be dry, cape may 81 degrees. wilmington warms to 86 degrees this afternoon. hold on to your thermometer. it's going to be climbing tomorrow, 92 degrees after another pleasant start. we'll be in the 60s tomorrow morning. no sign of the 60s or cool temperatures for friday, saturday and sunday.
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saturday and sunday and into monday will feel the heat. a chance of storms on monday. that may help drop temperatures a little bit monday. more likely we see the cooling trend for tuesday, wednesday and by thursday and friday, we're getting closer to normal for this time of year. good chance we'll see storms on friday, 89 degrees. enjoy this while it's around. >> bill, we most certainly will. thank you very much. nine minutes before 7:00. time to get a look at 422 this morning. >> for drivers in montgomery county. jessica boyington jones us with sl slowdowns on 422. >> trooper road is right back here. no huge backup on to trooper road. a slow go headed eastbound towards the schuylkill expressway. 11 minutes, adding three to four minutes on your morning commute. speeds are starting to drop down into the 40s. watching the area bridges, no
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problems getting to philadelphia over the ben. no scheduled openings over the tacony palmyra. we are watching construction over the walt whitman bridge. that's headed eastbound. that will be an active scene until 2:30 this afternoon. i'll be back in five minutes, one last update on your morning drive. katy? >> a few minutes before 7:00 a.m. explosives, drugs and kids. that's what police in philadelphia say they found inside a double parked van. >> who police have in custody this morning. we'll get one last check from cleveland and break down what today's lineup looks like at the republican national convention. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message.
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i'm tracy davidson, live in cleveland where the republican national convention heads into its third day today. some the donald trump's former rivals will address the delegates. also his running mate will address the delegates. the theme is make america first again. ted cruz, marco rubio and scott walker will speak, also taking the podium is trump's son eric and mike pence. we have you covered from start to finish, round the clock coverage here on nbc 10 from the rnc. jim rosenfield and lauren mayk will follow everything this afternoon and tonight. you can follow everything on air on on our nbc 10 app an on social media. for you, live in cleveland, tracy davidson, nbc 10 news. new this morning, philadelphia police are looking for two men in ski masks who gunned down another man in the parkside neighborhood. it happened just before 2:00 on
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viola street. the mans was going to his car when he was shot multiple times. and in west oak lane, a man and woman were talking to a nearby restaurant around 1:00 this morning when they heard a fight at wister streetç and fenton avenue. the two tried to run away but the man was shot. we're told he should be okay. the gunman is on the loose. new details into an explosives investigation into a philadelphia neighborhood. nbc 10's matt delucia is live at police headquarters in center city with more. matt? >> this man was found with fireworks and homemade explosive devices in his van. this was just before 10:00 last night. philadelphia police went up to this car, thismini van that was double parked at champlost. they smelled marijuana coming from the van and also found two
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3-year-olds along with what they thought was fireworks. it turned out to be explosives. he is being questioned by police. we'll let you know what happens this that investigation. live at police headquarters, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. good morning, jessica boyington with one last check on your morning drive. right now we're watching the 42 freeway over around runnemede in new jersey around creek road. northbound lanes right here. that's what's headed towards the philadelphia area. you can see no big problems or delays there yet. and not even any backed up on to the deptford area as well. checking in with egg harbor township, we've been watching this accident all morning on the garden state parkway if you're headed southbound passing that scene. a slow go around exit 36 which is 322. drive times, slow into the center city area on 95. southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway,
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22 minutes and the same 22 minutes eastbound but this is on the schuylkill from the blue route to the vine street expressway there. also speeds into the 30s. through center city on the vine street expressway, no problems getting to the schuylkill or 95. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's a lot of sunshine in jessica's pictures. the last few rain drops pushed through the atlantic city area. most of the rest of the day will be dry. there's a slight chance of an afternoon shower in delaware and jersey. the temperatures in the low 60s and 70s, even in the suburbs and in philadelphia will warm into the upper 80s this afternoon, just like yesterday, the humidity will stay low today. sunny skies, bright sunshine and really comfortable. but that changes toward the end of the week. you saw the seven-day forecast, oppressive heat at the end of the week and for this weekend. >> going to be hot. today will be a great one. >> yes, today is what we care
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about. that's all for "nbc 10 news today." download the nbc 10 app for all the information you need. >> i should stop doing the seven day? >> no, keep doing it. >> okay. good morning. it's official. donald trump formally becomes the republican party's presidential nominee. the votes of his own children putting him over the top. >> congratulations, dad! we love you! >> and getting personal about the man they know. >> he's always helped me be the best version of myself. >> for my father, impossible is just the starting point. >> governor chris christie going after hillary clinton and riling up the convention crowd. >> all: lock her up! >> as the trump campaign pushing back hard against accusations that melania trump stole part of her speech, and trump's running mate prepares to deliver the biggest speech of his life. today wednesda


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