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hillary clinton must become the next president of the united states. right now on "nbc 10 news today," bernie sanders says there's only one choice to unify the democrats to defeat donald trump. >> but sanders diehards still support their candidate. hundreds march the streets of philadelphia to voice their frustration with the democratic party. >> what i admire most about hillary is that she never buckles under pressure. she never takes the easy way out. >> the first lady's vote, michelle obama lays out her case about why hillary clinton should be the next president of the united states. nbc 10 news starts now. >> it is 4:00 a.m. welcome to "nbc 10 news today."
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i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we are broadcasting live from inside the wells fargo center. on the stage, hillary clinton will officially become the first woman ever nominated for president. we'll walk you through the first day highlights and let you know what to expect later on today at the dnc. first, let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his look at the neighborhood forecast. it's a look at communities across pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. >> we have a wildly different forecast for you today. the storms have moved out, the temperatures cooled down. under clear skies now. 75 degrees in philadelphia. south jersey is at 72 and look at the 60s are back for the lehigh valley and the suburbs. it does feel better this morning, even at the shore the temperatures are cooling down after big storms rolled through overnight in ocean city and atlantic city, now in the lower 70s. we'll see plenty of sunshine, it will be a hot afternoon. but the humidity will be coming down. 95 in the city and somerton.
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lansdale, 90s this afternoon and 93 for easton. plenty of sunshine at new jersey, at the shore, 89 degrees, wilmington warms to 94 degrees this afternoon. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in a few minutes. let's see how the traffic is looking this morning. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> thanks, bill. we are watching an accident scene in collegeville this morning, east main street and east 4th avenue. watch out for that. checking in with the vine street expressway, we are open, this morning, of course, no construction, westbound and eastbound. we are not going to see this construction all week long because of the dnc being around. as you can see, actually if you look over in this direction, there is police activity. that's approaching 95. that's one of the police checkpoints for the five-ton vehicle restrictions. no problems or delays because of that. 95 and the schuylkill expressway have no problems into center city right now. 13 minutes at the most, southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. no problems on the blue route either, 15 minutes there from the schuylkill to 95. tracy? ç
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hillary clinton must become the next president of the united states. >> support and soothing from senator bernie sanders at the dnc. the former presidential candidate backed the nominee while urging his supporters to do the same. >> more drama is expected as we move into day two here at the wells fargo center. the theme for today is a leif time of fighting for children and families. the convention will gavel to order at 4:00 this afternoon, the evening features the roll call of the states, the process of nominating hillary clinton for president, speakers tonight include former president bill clinton and mother's of the movement including the mother's of shooting victims trayvon martin, eric gardner and michael brown. >> day one at the dnc recalled political conventions of years gone back. >> it featured two factions
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within the same party, the clinton delegates and sanders delegates trying to make their voices heard over each other. bernie sanders supporters gave him a rousing welcome last night. the democratic runner-up urged them to put aside their disappointment and vote in the fall for hillary clinton over republican donald trump. >> if you don't believe that this election is important, if you think you can sit it out, take a moment to think about the supreme court justices that donald trump would nominate. hillary clinton will nominate justices to the supreme court who are prepared to overturn citizens united. hillary clinton will make an outstanding president and i am proud to stand with her tonight. thank you all very much! >> delegates -- sanders reminded
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his delegates that he and clinton helped shape what he called the most progressive party platform in history. sanders have a choice to make in whether to follow their candidate's lead. >> lauren mayk asked one delegate for sanders if she could vote for clinton this fall. >> my focus is voting for bernie in the roll call which is exciting. we'll do what we have to do in november so the issues and movement goes forward. in november i feel comfortable to vote for hillary clinton now that bernie has talked. >> we'll show you the opposite reaction coming up this morning at 4:30. ran and heat in philadelphia didn't stop protesters from showing their support for bernie sanders and other causes yesterday. some demonstrators ran for cover as storms swept through the area. democratic party officials apologized to sanders after an e-mail hack revealed apparent
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bias toward hillary clinton's campaign. that plus the resignation of the dnc's chairwoman wasn't enough to end the protests. >> we're all in this together. >> we're not going to harm anybody. we're just here to say something to everyone. >> police cited more than 50 people for disorderly conduct after demonstrators tried to climb barricades near the convention. protesters say they will be out in force again today. democrats are applauding first lady michelle obama for her speech at the dnc last night. >> her prime time address focused on supporting hillary clinton for president and what the election itself is all about. >> this november when we go to the polls, that is what we're deciding, not democrat or republican, not left or right, no, in this election and every election is about who will have theç power to shape our childr for the next four or eight years of their lives.
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>> mrs. obama's speech moved some delegates to tears. and just moments after his wife walked off the stage, president obama sent out a tweet which read, incredible speech by an incredible woman. couldn't be more proud and our country has been blessed to have her as first lady of the united states. i love you, michelle. >> today former president bill clinton will speak at the convention. >> a philadelphia woman who's made a career of fighting for churn's rights will also take the stage. nbc 10's matt delucia is live on independence mall with a preview. matt? >> vai and tracy, we are expecting to hear from a couple of people from our our area later on this evening. as we mentioned at the top of the hour, the theme of the convention last night was united together. tonight it is a lifetime of fighting for children and families. the dnc says this night will be about showing how hillary clinton has spent her career working to make a difference for children and families. some of the speakers later on will be mothers of men killed by police officers as you recall,
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the fraternal order of police has taken issue with that. there is some controversy with the list of speakers as we enter day two. as mentioned, there are a couple local people speaking at the convention. i spoke with one of them. she works at the juvenile law center here in center city. she told me she got the call a couple weeks ago and asked her really to speak at the wells fargo center center for the convention. she said that she was taken back, she's thrilled to do it, especially to talk about important issues related to churn. she works with children every day. so i spoke with her. we're going to hear a little bit about what she has to say as a preview coming up before her speech tonight. live at independence mall, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. nbc 10 has extensive coverage all week long. our broadcasts continue all morning, afternoon anticipate evening. we'll bring you a nightly one-hour special at 7:00. be sure you have the free nbc 10
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app for instant updates and behind the scenes footage of the democratic national convention. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> storms have moved out and we will see sunshine today and another day back in the 90s. but even though the temperatures are going up, the wind has shifted. that's going to deliver drier air for us. 86 degrees, the humidity falls at 10:00. that's up just over 10 degrees compared to where we are right now. it's into the 90s this afternoon.suburbs, plenty of sunshine, 76 degrees at 8:00. by upper -- by noontime, upper 80s. then it's into the low 90s for sunshine later this afternoon and the lehigh valley, you'll see sunshine there, too. 66 degrees now, into the upper 80s by lunch time, look at those winds coming out of the northwest this afternoon. 90, 91 degrees. that's this afternoon. the humidity will be dropping. not as hot nor as humid as it was yesterday. new jersey, plenty of sunshine, skies are clear now. 73 degrees to start with.
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we'll warm through the 70s past the 80s and into the 90s this afternoon. and at the shore, the storms have completely cleared the shore. you'll see lots of sunshine and a good warmup, too. 78 degrees. this is a land breeze. it will even get warm at the shore, upper 80s. that's at 2:00 this afternoon. winds will be shifting some later this afternoon. still a great day at the shore and delaware, 73 now, 85 degrees later this morning. and then it's into the 90s this afternoon, but you, too, will feel that northwesterly wind. drier air is on the way. eventually we'll get cooler weather, too. we have the ten-day outlook when i come back. jessica boyington hasç your fit alert traffic. >> that's right, bill. we are starting off on 295 over in west deptford around route 130. you can see no big problems in either direction right now. all lanes moving north or southbound, if you're heading southbound towards the delaware memorial bridge, you'll have no problems doing so right now.
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drive times are good. cars out on the roads, also in northeast philadelphia, watch for a set of traffic lights out and malfunctioning on the boulevard right around masher street. also, reports of hazardous road conditions in lower merion on old gulph road and mulberry lane. route 202, you can see 11 minutes, no problems or delays north or southbound from route 30 to the schuylkill expressway. more updates when i'm back in ten. tracy? >> jessica, thanks. the convention kicked off amid scandal. >> the dnc e-mail leak didn't just get the attention of democrats and sanders supporters. it also got donald trump talking. next, hear why he says there is a political double standard between the two parties. also -- >> we are democrats. we know at the end of the day. there's a big, ugly beast on the other side. >> standing united. hear from local delegates at the
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convention who say despite friction within the party, they're all still fighting a common enemy. plus -- >> after the storms, extreme heat sparked bursts of rain, hail and flash flooding. next, we take a look at the damage left behind.
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building a stupid wall which will never get built, he'll even through in a goofy hat. >> that is elizabeth warren trashing donald trump last night at the dnc. she made her case against trump and for hillary clinton.
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she was one of the featured speakers in prime time last night. >> she devoted some of her speech to trump but most on her support for the presumptive democratic nominee. >> if you believe we are stronger together, let's work our hearts out to make hillary clinton the next president of the united states. >> warren's words appear to calm some bernie sanders supporters who tried to shut her down at her first mention of hillary clinton. >> even with the ongoing accusations of collusion, some members of the democratic party say their sense of unity is still very much intact. >> we spoke with local delegates. they say the party is moving forward thanks to a big night of speeches for senator eliz berth warren. the delegates say bernie sanders supporters know what to do. >> they know they can't sit out on voting day. that's simply a vote for trump or if you vote for a third party candidate, that's a vote for
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trump. today went a long way. >> bernie's speech laid out a case that was terrific and made it clear how large the stakes are in this race and how anyone who cares about what bernie sanders campaigned on has to work to elect hillary clinton, because donald trump is just apocalyptic in terms of the things he cares about. >> the delegates also say bernie's endorsement last night is enough to pull most of his supporters to vote for hillary in november. >> but we're going to see in pennsylvania, particularly, for the first time in my district, you'll see a female candidate for president, the senate and the congressional race. i don't think i'll see that again in my lifetime. >> ahead in the next half hour, hillary making history and the first lady's speech steals the show in the city for firsts, it only macs sense to have a historic convention right here in philadelphia. hear what our delegates are saying about what this dnc means for the women leading our country. and the democrats are commanding
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the political world's attention right here in philadelphia. >> that doesn't mean the republican presidential nominee isn't trying to do the same. donald trump was in winston-salem. he took the stage with mike pence. trump promised voters that the gop ticket would bring jobs back to north carolina. he also said there's a double standard when it comes to the resignation of debbie wasserman schultz. >> if happened to them what happened to us, which is disastrous, right? she said it. we'd have headlines all over the world, republicans disaster, it's a disaster. it's the worst thing we've ever seen in the history of convention. >> also on the dnc e-mail scandal, the head of wikileaks says there's no proof behind the clinton campaign's accusation that the russians hacked the party's competer messages.
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>> of course, this is a diversion that's being pushed by the hillary campaign. the real story is what the e-mails contain. >> on friday, wikileaks released thousands of dnc e-mailsç with some appearing to show the party trying to undermine sanders. several cyber security experts told nbc news that the e-mails were hacked by russian intelligence. and now to breaking news, nbc 10's katy zachry is following that and other stories we're following for you today. katy? >> that's right, tracy and vai. the daughter of a philadelphia police officer is the victim of a carjacking this morning. right now, officers are still looking for the two teenage suspects who rode up to her on bicycles armed with guns. police spotted the stolen vehicle and began to chase after it. the car hit eight parked cars along springfield avenue in west philadelphia. the two teenagers got out and ran away.
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police say they found two guns in the car. the carjacking victim was not hurt. the search, though, continues for the two carjackers, one of them may have head injuries from the crash. this morning, the floodwaters are gone but there's still a lot of cleanup to be done. the rain came down fast and furiously all over our region. that led to flash flooding. drivers quickly became frustrated when they found their way home blocked or slow, they couldn't even get home in somications. a septa bus and car were under water in bensalem, bucks county. everyone did get out safely. trees also came down. a neighbor in philadelphia's overbrook section heard one fall. >> i heard some crinkling out here, really loud, then i heard a boom, next thing i know the tree was in the street. >> on martin luther king drive, ponding slowed down drivers going through fairmont park and
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along the schuylkill expressway. your eyes are not deceiving you. that's a hail storm in july. viewers capture hail coming down fast, setting off car alarms in montgomery county. bill henley, more heat is on tap for today but what about more storms? >> storms are out of the picture, no. we see the moisture, though, coming back at us as a bit of fog in some of the areas this morning. this is easton. you can see light fog there. the temperatures have cooled into the 70s for south jersey, philadelphia and delaware but even cooler in the suburbs, in the lehigh valley and this is where we're seeing the fog as a result with those cooler temperatures. leesport is 69, white hall 66. into the 90s this afternoon and that will do away with any fog but at this hour with cooling temperatures and lots of moisture left over from yesterday's storms, the fog is down to half a mile visibility in hazleton. light fog in reading this morning.
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the rest of the area is fog-free. we will see a quick warmup today, into the 90s. philadelphia, 77 degrees at 7:00. sunshine and 88 degrees at 11:00 and 93 degrees at 3:00 this afternoon. the suburbs, 85 degrees by lunch time and 90 degrees later today. and the lehigh valley, look at the sunshine, bright sunshine, middle 80s at 11:00. 90s, low 90s this afternoon. but the humidity will also be lower during the day today. drier air is coming in on winds out of the northwest that will be bringing in that drier air and you'll feel it even more so this evening. upper 80s at 11:00 for delaware, 92 degrees this afternoon for new jersey and the shore. you'll see 70s warm into the 80s and both areas will top out in the low 90s this afternoon. just a little bit warmer in interior new jersey. 89 degrees at 3:00, at the jersey shore, likely topping out at 90 degrees this afternoon. futurecast, hour by hour shows
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we're in the clear for today. 5:30 this evening, no repeat of thout storms. but there are chances over the next few days of more storms. today and tomorrow, we will be dry, 93 degrees, the high temperature, those high temperatures will be coming down into thursday. 94 degrees and then a chance of some showers and thunderstorms for friday and saturday. high temperatures in the upper 80s for both days. come next week, sunday, and monday, into the 80s, just a little bit warmer tuesday afternoon and by wednesday and thursday, we're back into the 90s. good morning, everyone, first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington here. i'm watching 95. these are our cameras around broad street where we still have those off ramps, the on and off ramps closed from 95 north and southbound to broad street because of the dnc this week here in philadelphia. so not causing any huge problems or delays, of course, but it will be here in an active scene for the next several days.
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watching collegeville for an accident scene on east main street and east 4th avenue and the boulevard still with traffic lights that are out and malfunctioning. watch for police activity there in the area, route 1, right around masher street. watching the pa turnpike as well. drive times doing okay so far. westbound and eastbound still in the green, 21 minutes from valley forge to route 80. you can add your in ut to plans to save the city. a public forum is happening at 6:00 at city hall today to talk about the financial rescue plan. the city is more than half a billion dollars in debt. governor chris christie signed two measures into law in may, giving ac time to develop a five-year plan to balance the budget. if the state does not like the plan, it can take over. >> katy, thank you. everyone is talking about first lady michelle obama's speech and bernie sanders late night address. >> philadelphia got time in the
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donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue i'm hillary clinton and onli approve this message.e. and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!"
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we continue our coverage of the democratic national convention here in philadelphia. several local lawmakers delivered speeches last night, including brendan boyle and senator bob casey of philadelphia and mayor jim kenney. mayor kenney is welcoming the political word to a city in
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philadelphia. >> he's telling a story of his own family, from center stage at the convention to a worldwide audience, mayor jim kenney told the story of philadelphia's immigrants, the story of his own irish family. he contrasted that with the anti-immigrant theme that the democrats say infuses the campaign of republican donald trump. >> whether our families came to this country in 1976 or 2016, this nation belongs to all of us. >> it was a hard-fought win just like the battle they'll be facing in november. next at 4:30, taking to twitter, bernie sanders got the crowd here at the wells fargo center cheering and it got donald trump tweeting. see how sanders responded. clears skies this morning, the temperatures are down, the storms are out.
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75 degrees. and the humidity actually is going to be taking a break later today. i've got your neighborhood forecast just ahead at 4:28. let's see what's happening in the first alert traffic center. jessica boyington, good morning. >> good morning, bill. we're watching route 309 around the pa turnpike. not much going on here, just a few cars. roads are dry, though, this morning. that's the difference, definitely eye little bit easier of a morning commute. we'll have more updates on the rest of our roads when i come back.
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