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street. we're open right now. we typically have construction between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. right now, both directions are open in or out of the schuylkill or 95 east or westbound, whichever way you're headed. look for a disabled vehicle in lower merion, monument road and city avenue. maybe you're taking the vine that direction, you'll be find. 12 minutes from the vine street expressway to the blue route. now to decision 2016, hillary clinton was supposed to be campaigning in the west starting today. >> but late last night she canceled events to take care of her health. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live in the digital operations center. doctors diagnosed clinton with pneumonia. tell us how this unfolded. >> she was diagnosed on friday but her diagnosis wasn't made public until late yesterday. both hillary clinton and donald trump were at the 9/11 commemoration at ground zero sunday morning when clinton left suddenly. here she is as she attempted to
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get into her van. she was having trouble standing  her own two feet. her aides had to help her into her van which took her to her daughter's apartment where she could get some rest. some are calling this incident a near textbook case of walking pneumonia. patients don't feel their best but aren't sick enough to goo to the hospital or stay at home. she was put on antibiotics on friday. in a statement, clinton's doctor confirmed the democratic presidential candidate became overheated and dehydrated but is doing much better right now. >> if she's hydrated and taking the medications she's supposed to be, she should be good to go. >> -- in california today and tomorrow. the trip was canceled so clinton could stay home and get some rest. this as the very latest nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist poll have clinton and trump deadlocked in four key battleground states. when i see you next half hour, you'll hear from clinton herself
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and how she's feeling now. reporting live in the digital operations center, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> we're keeping an eye on twitter and the news wire. so far, donald trump is not commenting on clinton's illness. trump attend the same 9/11 memorial event in new york yesterday and left after clinton did. when reporters asked him about  the incident, the republican presidential nominee said he didn't know anything about it. and a new national poll shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by 5 percentage points. "the washington post"/abc news poll shows clinton getting 46% of likely voters compared to 41% for trump. in the lehigh valley, we now know what caused an explosion and fire at a natural gas plant. an nbc 10 viewer sent us these pictures. he added that the plan the has been shut down and there's no danger to employees or the
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public. wentz is a winner in his nfl debut. >> i heard this term over the weekend, wentzylvania. >> all right. get used to it. carson lofting a touchdown pass to jordan matthews, corner of the end zone. eagles lead on cleveland. they would never give up. wentz hook up with nelson agholor for a touchdown, eagles win 29-10. eagles fans left the linc wild about carson wentz. reaction about how the new quarterback looked like a veter veteran. >> it was great. it was a lot of fun. >> we'll hop on the wentz train.
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we'll take it one game at a tile. as a father, i'm excited. >> wentz himself shared the fan's excitement over his successful start in south philadelphia. >> i've been dreaming about this since i was a kid. but, again, it's just the first of many. it's on to next week. >> impressive, man. any rookie, any position it's hard to come into this league and play well right away. he came out his first game in the nfl and played great. >> carson wentz. >> doesn't he seem so cool and calm? >> looks really young, too.ç the eagles have traveled to chicago for "monday night football" next week. >> remember last week when we showed you the video of carson wentz showing off some of his athletic prowess as a teenager? remember this? >> yes. ♪ >> after the eagles beat the browns our colleagues at cns philly took a little creative license with the video.
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they added the browns helmet getting dunked into the trash. their version has already been seen by 35,000 people. that's great. join the conversation. we'd love to hear from you think. reach out to us on social media. tell us what you think about wentz's debut and early impressions of the team this season. a battle over breakfast. >> a local food truck owner is representing philadelphia in a national competition. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in center city with the details. how do they get into this national contest? >> vai, this is something that a lot of food truck operators want, national exposure. some have been on tv shows, others in magazines. this contests presents a bit of a challenge. jerry's food truck, jerry's kitchen is trying to win thomas's english muffin's breakfast battle. 50 food trucks are competing to win a grand prize of $25,000.
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jerry's is the only local truck entered. here's the big challenge. a lot of this is about what you see. people can't necessarily taste all of these sandwiches. the point is to use an english muffin in all of this. you're see something of that sandwich there. quite tasty, i might add. jerry made the brits's muff sandwich, cheese saws, pep ares, egg and a potato pancake. the truck's owner said it took some time to create something different. >> we took on challenge. we wanted it to be approachable and interesting but funky as well. we're a modern american truck. we like things funky on our truck. >> the online contest starts today. it lasts through mid-october. again, this is all online. jerry's food truck, they travel around. sometimes they are on drexel's campus over at 33rd and arch, if you want to find them. try it out for yourself. you can find them on social
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media. live in center city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 4:36. patriotism meets protest. >> the national anthem combined with special 9/11 tributes from the start of several nfl games yesterday. that didn't stop the protests over the "star-spangled banner" from spreading. a little bit of magic in the air. fall feeling right now. is typical september weather. temperatures cool in the morning and heading into the 80s in the afternoon. looking for high temperature in the low 80s. right now, with 4:37, clear skies. your hour by hour forecast just ahead.
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you can't fake steak. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're starting on the schuylkill
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expressway. this is right around girard avenue. no big problems or delays yet in either direction. westbound drive time looking great, from the vine street expressway to the blue route, that's only a 12-minute trip at least for right now. we are watching something out in trooper with an earlier accident, now a downed pole closing part of the roadway between 1st avenue and ridge pike. we'll keep you updated there. watch on the pa turnpike, drive times here looking great, 23 minutes. there's construction there as well. watch the pa turnpike westbound between 29 and downingtown. just the left lane is close. more updates for you when i'm back in the next ten minutes or so. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 20 minutes before 5:00. a pleasant start an a gent breeze, ever so slight blowing the flag along the ben franklin parkway in philadelphia. skies are clear overhead. we're in for a sunny day and cool start, which is typical for this time of year. winds at 8 miles an hour. we'll see a little bit of a
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northeasterly wind today. the humidity that came down so nicely over the weekend will stay low all day long. look at these temperatures, too. 71 degrees at 10:00. by lunch time, 76 and near 80 degrees at 2:00. then it's into the low 80s this afternoon. for the suburbs, 59 degrees to start with. into the upper 60s at 10:00 and then upper 70s this afternoon. the winds will be light in the suburbs and barely moving at all in the lehigh valley. 53 degrees right now. we could see some 40s this cf1 o still time before the sun comes up. a quick warmup to 74 degrees. upper 70s this afternoon. the wind calmed this afternoon. the humidity staying low. for new jersey, bright sunshine will warm temperatures from the 50s through the 60s and into the 70s this afternoon. finally making up to near 80 degrees at 4:00, just an easterly wind, barely moving at 4 miles an hour. at the shore, a cool day today. those winds a little stronger off the ocean. 76 degrees. that's at lunch time, staying in
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middle 70s this afternoon. this is one of the warmer spots right now because of the ocean influence. in delaware it's 63 degrees now. look at that bright sunshine all day long with light winds near 80 degrees this afternoon. the humidity stays low all day for delaware. but there is some warmer weather ahead. in fact, another 90 before we get another round of cool weather. i've got the 10 day on 10 when i come back in a few minutes. >> see you then. 4:42. across the nfl, players are deciding not to stand during the national anthem. >> that's also happening at the high school level. next, hear about this former protest by players of a camden county football team. heading to harrisburg to fight for a fair wage. a rally is planned in pennsylvania's capital today. just ahead, hear what demonstrators want state officials to pay workers. also -- >> the greatest stair row sale ever. crazy eddie, his prices are
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insane. >> we take a look back at the life of electronics store owner, crazy eddie. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president. i just cannot support donald trump.
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lcv victory fund is responsible for the content of this advertising. quarter to 5:00. twin towers of light take over the manhattan skyline today. they are a memorial to those who lost their lives on 9/11. the yearly tradition began six months after the terror attacks and will stay lit until dawn today. memorials to the fallen included this one at lincoln financial field. >> vice president joe biden participated in the pregame tribute yesterday. first responders and members of the marine corps walked out on to the field joined by members of both football teams and vice president joe biden. they held the american flag as the national anthem played. the vice president met with firefighters privately before the ceremony, shaking their hands, giving them a small
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medalli medallion. >> it was an out of body experience, holding that flag, hearing the crowd cheer, it was amazing. >> it was definitely an honor. >> after the game, the vice president went to the eagles locker room to congratulate the team. eagles defensive tackle bo allen snapped this selfie with the vp. one other note, all of the eagles players stood for the national anthem yesterday. there was a similar tribute before the chiefs game in kansas city. >> marcus peters held his fist in the air with his head down during the national anthem. the protest was seemingly meant to show solidarity with colin kaepernick who sparked a national controversy by sitting or kneeling during the anthem before this year's preseason games. kaepernick says he refused to stan for anthem because he will not show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. the 49ers play tonight on the west coast. there was an identical
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protest in arizona before the patriots/cardinals game. martellus ben knit and mccourty both held up their right fist. and four seattle seahawks took a knee, with hands over hearts. all 53 seahawk players stood with their arms locked together. >> in south jersey, meantime members of a high school football team made a statement about the anthem controversy. all but two members of the woodrow wilson team knelt during the national anthem. the coach said he would kneel in protest but did not expect anyone else to do the same. camden school district said it supports its team freedom to express its first amendment rights.
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the retrial begins today. they expect to screen about 400 perspective jurors for the retrail of pedro hernandez. he's accused of kidnapping 6-year-old paetz. he's from maple shade, burlington county arrested in 2012 after a relative tipped off police. the jury in hernandez's first trial, deadlocked. the man behind one of tv's wildest commercial pitches, crazy eddie antar has died. here's a clip from one of his ads. >> crazy eddie, his prices are insane! >> that phrase turned crazy eddie's electronics in brooklyn into a retail giant. eddie, seen here, fled the country in the '90s after being indicted in on stock fraud
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charges. he pleaded guilty to other charges and served seven years in prison. crazy eddie died saturday of an unknown cause at the age of 68. happening today, a cease-fire is set to start in syria. the interim truce comes after a weekend of warfare. dozens of people were killed as government troops and rebels appear to be fighting to strengthen their positions in several parts of the country. the cease-fire is aimed at ease easing the suffering. families are desperate to escape the besieged city of aleppo. syrian government forces have the city under siege. this family used a syrian version of the underground railroad to get out. it's a convoy of two vans driven by volunteers through a kill zone. smugglers helped them sneak across the border into turkey. just about ten minutes before 5:00.
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let's get you to work on this monday morning with a check of 95. >> jessica boyington, taking a look at i-95 and how it looks. how's it looking? >> it looks great right now. for now, 95 around girard avenue, no problems or delays. the southbound trip right here. 12 minutes from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. speeds into the 60s there as well. we're not having any problems yet but also checking in new jersey and maurice river township, in south jersey, there's an accident investigation under way, closing both directions on route 47 around cumberland road. also heading back into pa, we're checking out this accident scene and downed pole situation in trooper. ridge pike between park avenue and second avenue. also the pa turnpike construction still out there. westbound between 29 and downingtown. the left lane is closed. drive times are okay, westbound or eastbound from route 1 to valley forge, 20 minutes at the most and speeds into the 60s. more updates on these accidents and we'll check in with more cameras when i come back.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> nine minutes before 5:00. a pleasant start this morning. 50s and 60s this morning. clear skies in delaware. this is a view from frawley stadium. the temperatures are still falling at this hour. north wildwood new jersey is in the clear for sunshine. temperatures at the shore in the 70s. 53 in allentown, trenton, mount holly in the 60s. cooler for the shore in atlantic city. low 60s for wilmington, compared to yesterday morning at this time, 26 degrees cooler in allentown. down by 20 in mount holly and even though vineland is warmer than most of the rest of the area, it is ten degrees cooler than yesterday, off by 15 in wilmington and 13 degrees cooler in philadelphia. feel the difference first thing this morning. we are clearedç for sunshine today. nis and clear.
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it will be a quick warmup through the 70s. very low 80s this afternoon. through the day today, the humidity will stay lower. but there are changes ahead. and in fact, some warmer weather. things are nice and clear to the west. the next couple days we'll get more of a southwesterly wind, that's a cold front. montana and north dakota, we won't have to deal with that until later in the week. much cooler air on the other side of it. this rolls through early on thursday. you'll feel the different during the day on thursday. look what it does to temperatures ahead of that front. the temperatures will slowly climb, 82 degrees today. 85 tomorrow and then 91 degrees on wednesday. it will be hot but nowhere near as humid as last week. the cold front comes through. look at the temperatures for thursday. 79 degrees. 76 in philadelphia. those morning temperatures are down, too. 57 degrees by friday morning. that's the humidity drying out as we go into the weekend. saturday, a bit warmer, 83
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degrees after a morning low of 65. partly sunny on saturday. there's a chance we'll see scattered thunderstorms on sunday. behind those showers and thunderstorms, some more typical late summer weather. high temperatures in the low 80s. a lot to enjoy over the next couple days. >> thank you, bill. in decision 2016, the race for the white house turns to hillary clinton's health. >> this is the stumble seen around the world that has people questioning if she's healthy newspaper to be commander in chief. that's next on nbc 10 news today at 5:00. does this look familiar? next, hear what he's accused of doing. your vote counts. here are your choices for the high school blitz game of the week. parkland and easton, st. joe's prep at archbishop wood and cb west at north penn. vote online at
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're watching the vine street expressway this morning, right around broad street. not dealing with that construction this morning. so good news right when you head out the door, east and westbound are open, in between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. you'll have no problems getting to 95 or the schuylkill this morning. we'll have updates, a few accidents out there, we'll check in with south jersey and our majors when i'm back in the 5:00 hour. philadelphia police and the fbi hope new pictures will help catch a serial robber. the most recent incident happenhood yesterday afternoon at the td bank on 11th street in center city. investigators say he hit the same bank last sunday. they believe he also tried to rob the citizens bank on east oak lane august 19th and then robbed the hyperion bank 40 minutes later. they're going to board buss in center city this morning to
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go to a rally at the state capitol. it's one of 25 similar protests across the country today. workers, clergy and community leaders are calling on politicians to adopt moral policy agendas. demonstrators will call for racial justice, more union rights and minimum wage of $15 an hour. and governor tom wolf called on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage for all workers. in march he signed an executive order requiring state workers to be paid at least $10.15 an hour. republican leaders in the state legislature say they're reviewing a minimum wage increase but say that the minimum wage was never intended to be a living wage but should act as a starting or training pay. and right now, the minimum wage in pa stands at 7: s $7.25. jon dorenbos is off to hollywood to make some magic. >> he left lincoln financial field after the birds beatdown
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of the browns yesterday. dorenbos will be competing in the season finale of "america's got talent." >> i hope i bring a win back tuesday. bring it home to philly. >> dorenbos will perform a magic routine on "america's got talent" tomorrow night at 8:00 on nbc 10. then you'll find out if he's the winning act during the live finale results show on wednesday night at 8:00. nbc 10's jacqueline london will be in l.a. for all of the action. she'll bring us everything you need to go about dorenbos and run on "agt." >> we wish him a lot of luck. fingers crossed. we like him. >> i think he has a good shot. >> yes. for more of the stories we're following on nbc 10 news at 5:00 a.m. >> tell us what happened, secretary clinton. ç and hillary clinton has pneumonia, forcing her to cancel
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her campaign plans today. we'll get the latest on the presidential candidate's health. a power plant explosion sparks fire that lasts for hours in the lehigh valley. the boards soar on opening day. the eagles rookie quarterback carson wentz shines in his first nfl game. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." it's just about 5:00 a.m. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it is a cooler morning. as you step out, you'll feel it right away. let's find out what's to come with meteorologist bill henley and his nbc 10 first alert weather forecast. >> nice and comfortable with clear skies and very little wind. you see the reflection of the boathouses in the water this morning along the schuylkill. the wind is barely moving. it will be a light wind to start with. that's allowing the temperatures to come down with clear skies and much drier air. look at the 50s, lumberton, turnersville at 57. mullica hill 56 degrees right now. down to 50 even for princeton.
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we may see that drop into the 40s this morning. we still have time before the sun comes up. once it's up, we start our climb into the low 80s for philadelphia. nothing but sunshine for somerton and center city. the suburbs, lansdale, doylestown up to 80 degrees, mostly sunny skies. barely any wind in the lehigh valley. near 80 degrees this afternoon. the humidity stays low. for new jersey, 79 in trenton. warmer in evesham township and at the shore, more of an easterly wind. that's going to allow temperatures to warm into the 70s and hold into the middle 70s this afternoon. smyrna, 80 degrees. rehoboth beach upper 70s. lots of sunshine for wilmington. that's today. a look ahead. there's a warmer trend before we get some fall-like weather later in the week. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> thanks, bill, starting off in ambler this morning for an accident scene, east butler avenue and north bethlehem pike. moving down to south jersey, there's anothe


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