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right now on "nbc 10 news today," the push for pennsylvania brings president obama and donald trump to our area. at least one of their visits could cramp your morning commute to work or school. >> itt technical institute suddenly closed its doors and thousands of students got a
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lesson in cold hard kmikz. today they can get a second chance at an education. >> talk about a lesson. a hidden history lesson. they unearthed something no one expected during a recent expansion project. >> nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. just after 5:30. let's get started with meteorologist bill henley and his nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather forecast. bill? we are starting off with fog, clear skies overnight. the temperatures are cooling down an we have dense fog in chester county, coatesville down to a quarter mile visibility. the rest of the area is mainly fog free. we saw some light fog in new jersey. that has since disappeared. no sign of it in south jersey or delaware this morning. visibility is at 6 miles. that's no problem for dover at this time. there's still cooling going on. we could see other areas with the fog thickening up this morning. 64 in philadelphia.
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no fog in the city. we will see sunshine. and once the sun is up, the temperatures come up, 74 degrees. the sun coming up in about 20 minutes before 7:00. 60 degrees in the suburbs right now. the wind is calm. that's the other thing you need for fog to form. you can see some of the clouds in the lehigh valley. it's nice and clear in delaware. sunshine we're in the have this afternoon. the fog quickly disappears. we're on our way to a nice, warm summer day. at the shore, sea breeze, 70s there. 80s for the rest of the area. i'll go through the forecast for each zone hour by hour in a few minutes. first, let's check with jessica boyington and traffic. >> starting off on the boulevard around 17th street. a few people heading out the door. of course, it is 5:30. you can see north or southbound on the boulevard looks great. there is an accident in montgomery in welsh road and rose lane. also 95 but this is moving through delaware. 95 looks okay. we'll check in with the drive
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times. ten minutes in both directions, north or southbound from 295 to 495 with speeds into the 60s. vai and tracy? >> thank you, jessica. now to decision 2016. pennsylvania is a key battleground state and both political parties feel they can win votes here. >> donald trump will be in delaware county tonight and pep rations are well under way for president obama visiting philadelphia, visiting eakins oval. pamela osborne is live in center city. walk us through what's happening today and how it could impact people's commutes. >> right, tracy, some of the preparations that are taking place right now will affect you as you head out the door this morning. police officers here, another vehicle just pulled up. they're starting to set the stage here and get things ready. president obama expected to speak at 2:00 today. but lane restrictions around the oval and detours go into effect beginning at 6:00 this morning. at 7:00 a.m., kelly drive will be detoured inbound.
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spring garden traffic will be detoured on to 676. at 9:00, all the areas leading up to the oval will be closed. president obama is expected to arrive at philly international at 1:00 this afternoon. he's here to campaign for hillary clinton at a hillary for mechanic event. president obama will participate in a dnc event before flying out. later this evening, donald trump will be campaigning at the astin community center in delaware county. that's happening at 7:3. that event by the way is closed to the public. giving you another live look as you can see some of the preparations taking place right now. we have a full list of the closures. jessica boyington working on details for you this morning. head on over to nbc10.com. reporting live at eakins oval, i'm push, nbc 10 news. later this morning, voters in delaware will start heading to the polls for a primary election, democrats and republicans will choose candidates for some major
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offices. delaware's seat in congress is on the ballot, so are governor, lieutenant governor and mayor of wilmington. delaware held a presidential primary in april. the polls open this morning at 7:00 a.m. and close tonight at 8:00. count on nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app for results. 5:35, 64 degrees outside. in delaware county, bubble wrap is what likely triggered a lockdown at valley forge military academy. officials say an eastern university student in an apartment across the street from valley forge military academy reported hearing what she thought was the sound of gunshots last night. police put valley forge military academy on lockdown as they searched buildings but didn't find any victims or evidence of a shooting. they later determined that the sound of popping bubble wrap was more than likely what the student heard. >> while we can laugh about it now, it's a good thing we're able to laugh about it and while there's no imminent situation or threat taking place on either campus. >> everything is now back to
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normal. a new tune for thousands of students. >> they were suddenly left shut out after itt technical institute suddenly closed its stores. monique braxton is live in spring garden at community college of philadelphia. tell us what's happening there today. >> when one door closes, another door opens. here at cct, it's being called fast track to enrollment for itt students day. recently four campuses in the philadelphia area of itt technical institute suddenly closed. we're talking about 4,000 displaced students that are being invited to enroll in the ten-week term at cc. the community college is encouraging students to come to the spring garden campus today to meet with admissions, financial aid and college counselors. ccp is committing to devise an individualized program beginning on october 4th. so the doors to opportunity are
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opening once again to students at 9:00 this morning here in spring garden. live for now, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. the boss is coming back to philadelphia this month but he won't be singing. instead, he'll be signing. >> good evening, philly! >> this is video from last wednesday night's soldout performance from bruce springsteen and the e-street band. it was the first two of shows at citizens bank park. one that broke a record for the longest performance on u.s. soil clocking in at 4 hours and 4 minutes. he's expected to hold a meet and greet at the free library of philadelphia's central branch. could be a mad house there. to promote his new memoir "born to run." tickets will be $33 each and include a signed copy of the book. now your nbc 10 first alert
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weather. >> 22 minutes before 6:00. it's a school start this morning. as the temperatures have been cooling down overnight, you've been see something fog form. you may run into a few spots of fog first thing this morning. it may not last. the fog disappears, another beautiful day. comfortably cool this evening as the humidity stays low into the evening hours. fog this morning, seems to be limited to coatesville and then some scattered fog into the lehigh valley. though allentown is showing some good visibility at ten miles, ten-mile visibility also for pottstown. temperatures, 64 degrees. calm in philadelphia. a few scattered clouds but mainly sunshine today. 80 degrees by lunch time. in the suburbs, low 60s right now. some areas of the fog but that thins out quickly with a little bit of sunshine this morning. 72 degrees at 10:00 and then up to 80 degrees by 2:00 this afternoon. the lehigh valley, really beautiful day.
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the wind is calm right now. a light breeze out of the south/southwest will make things warmer this afternoon. but still quite comfortable. 77 degrees at lunch time, into the lower 80s this afternoon. and for new jersey, sunny skies. once the sun comes up, we'll warm from the 50s. by 10:00, 20 degrees warmer than it is right now. lower 80s this afternoon. at the shore, sea breeze, coming in out of the south/southeast. that's at 10 miles an hour. a little bit stronger at the coastline than the rest of the area. the temperatures that warm to the middle 70s, stay in the middle 70s through this afternoon. in delaware, you'll see sunshine, warm temperatures from the 60s this morning, into the 70s later this morning and then it's 80s for this afternoon. low 80s today. you'll feel that breeze later on. southerly winds at 12 miles an hour. that will bring in more humidity and that will be more of a factor for tomorrow as the temperatures go higher tomorrow afternoon. no sign of any rain for most of the area until we get to the
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weekend. a look at that and beyond with the 10 day on 10 when i'm back in a few minutes. all right, thank you, bill. 5:40 on this tuesday morning. as we take a look at the roads. >> including the blue route. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered for your ride to work. >> we look good on the blue route so far. cameras around germantown pike. north/southbound on the blue route right now. a lot of cars making their way out the door. there's an accident in montgomery on welsh road and rose lane. watch for lane restrictions there. this is over on the white horse pike around 295. over in new jersey right now, no big problems or delays. most of our majors look similar, especially heading into the philadelphia area. there's an accident being reported out on 95. updates for you, we'll check in with our cameras and i'll have an update on where it is when i'm back in ten minutes or so. for septa regional rail riders, there's another wrinkle in the daily commute. those five train cars are out of
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service again. up next, hear about a new problem with the fleet. also, hillary clinton's health. up next, hear from the democratic presidential candidate about how she's feeling after pneumonia forced her to suddenly leave an event. >> don't forget to vote for our high school football game of the week. the choices are parkland and easton, st. joseph's prep and archbishop wood and cb west visiting north penn. call or next your vote to 610-624-4111 or vote at our website, nbc10.com.
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mike pence will be on capitol hill to drup up support for republican presidential nominee donald trump. violence broke out at a donald trump rally in asheville, north carolina last night. while the gop nominee was speaking. a fight erupted in the stands. security guards were taking protesters out of the arena when a man confronted the group. you can see the man grabbing a protester around the neck. we circled it there. security let him stay at the
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rally. trump seemed unaware of the incident while attacking democratic nominee hillary clinton for calling half his supporters a basket of deplorables. >> hillary clinton turned to social media to say she's feeling better and can't wait to get back on the campaign trail. questions persist over why it took so long for her campaign to reveal the diagnosis. she talked to anderson cooper last night by phone. she said she didn't think her illness would be a big deal. clinton denied fainting. >> i felt dizzy. and i did lose my balance for a minute. once i got in, once i could sit down, cool off, once i had some water, i immediately started feeling better. >> clinton's aides admitted they did not give the public enough information about her condition. her campaign promised to release more of her medical records this week. clinton said she'll return to the campaign trail in the next couple of days.
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quarter to 6:00. 64 degrees. if you're thinking of taking a selfie the at polls this election season, you could be breaking a law in some states. an appeals court in boston will consider the issue for the first time. it takes into consideration a new hampshire law that makes it a crime for voters to take photos of their ballots and share them on social media. new hampshire is not the only state that bans voter selfies or pictures. it's also illegal in pennsylvania and more than two dozen other states. voter selfies are allowed in delaware. the law is unclear about the issue in new jersey. septa slowdown. 18 repaired trains are pulled from service over a new defect is found. inspectors say they found a design problem with the newly repaired cars. the rail cars will be repaired and put back in service sometime this week. 120 regional rail cars were pulled from service in july to fix a structural flaw that's
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caused delays for commuters. septa says it will still have all of its trains back on the tracks by november. speaking of septa, they're getting a funding boost. the transportation authority is getting a $1.6 million grant thanks to the federal railroad administration. that money will go to philadelphia's lawndale station to construct a new pedestrian underpass and two rail bridges. the station is part of septa's fox chase regional rail line. now to education funding. more than 1,000 philadelphia students are getting help to get into college thanks to a $3 million grant. students showed off the big check yesterday at kensington creative and performing arts high school. they will use the grant for the college access program. >> every year more than 94% of the students who engage with our centers are accepted into a college and with our assistance, they secure the financial support they need to make college possible. >> the grant money will be used over five years to help students
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apply for college, get financial aid and attend college. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 12 minutes before 6:00. a live view from center city. looking towards new jersey and that's where you're going to find the coolest temperatures this morning. 50s for the lehigh valley, 60 degrees in the suburbs. low 60s for delaware. look at south jersey, low 50s this morning. some areas even a little bit cooler. at c atco is 51 degrees, 62 in florence. princeton is 49 degrees this morning. very little wind and clear skies have allowed the temperatures to cool down. by lunch time, we'll see winds of 7 miles an hour and they will be more southerly today. expect the temperatures to be warmer as a result and a little bit more humidity than yesterday. still in the comfortable zone. as we go into the afterinto, those stronger winds at the shore will keep coastal communities in the 70s today. the rest of us will warm into the 80s this afternoon. nice and clear this morning. plenty of sunshine.
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not much in the way of wet weather but there is a chance that we'll see some of these showers later tomorrow. those storms rolling through wisconsin and into iowa, though it will largely fall apart. what we will get before the shower possibility is the warm air surge. you'll feel a little of that today. tomorrow we'll be in the 90s tomorrow afternoon. as for the showers, you can see the slow movement in that cold front by later tomorrow afternoon, that will be moving into pennsylvania and there's a chance of some showers and thunderstorms in the pocono mountains. that's 3:30 tomorrow afternoon. but watch what happens as these showers try to move in the lehigh valley and philadelphia and the shore. a chance of some isolated showers, at best, most of them will be falling apart as they roll into our area later tomorrow. so not much in the way of wet weather. but sunshine, we have boat loads of that for today. 85 degrees this 1/2 yoon. you'll feel more humidity and hotter temperatures tomorrow. 90 degrees. it's a one-day warmup into the
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90s. look at the turnaround. once that cold front comes through, it brings the temperatures right back down. that's where the temperatures should be. 78 degrees in the afternoon, 64 in the morning, even cooler friday morning. 58 degrees and then a warmup into the weekend, sunday, a better chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms than tomorrow night. by monday, we're kleeing out. there's another chance of showers next week. wednesday, 78 degrees with showers, possibly a thunderstorm and then mostly cloudy and low 80s on thursday. >> all right, bill, thank you. ten minutes before 6:00 right now. let's get you to work. >> jessica's looking at an accident on 95, jessica? >> yes, an accident that just popped up into our system. no major delays behind it yet. it's on 95 headed southbound between route 420 and ridley park. in this general area here. you can see in our map system we're still into the green if you're headed southbound. also, president obama will be in philadelphia this morning. we're starting to see closures
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in the next ten minutes or so at 6:00 a.m. lanes will be closed around eakins oval. at 7:00 a.m., kelly drive will be detoured inbound. 7:00 a.m., mlk drive and spring garden street will be detoured towards the vine street expressway. also at 9:00 a.m., by the time the closures in place, eakins oval and the surrounding roads will all be closed in and out of that area. you'll need alternates. it will be a mess at a poor time because that's the combination of rush hour. take the schuylkill expressway of course to get by, the vine street expressway, other than that broad street will send you north and south around the area and so will ridge avenue get you by the scene. expect more volume and delays around there. with all of that traffic being diverted around. vai? >> jessica, thank you. a teenager is camden county is banned from going to school. hear why 14-year-old mason is being kept out of class and how the controversy began. also in progress runs into
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history. hear what construction crews uncovered and had to re-cover during a project at haverford college. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what i'll do as president.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington right now watching the roads. this is route 202 around route 29. we're watching the northbound side from 29 at this point to the schuylkill expressway, just a seven-minute trip. no real problems there. we'll check with the road closures around the eakins oval area. details when i come back. workers make an unexpected discovery while renovating an old building in haverford college. >> take a look at this time lapsed video. as the crews were digging in the basement they came across a swimming pool that had been covered up. but this is one piece of history that just wasn't worth keeping. workers filled it back in with cement. 370 employees at general mills in vineland will soon be out of work. the company announced yesterday it officially decided to close
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its plan the there. it makes progresso soup. it will close the first quarter of 2018. aramark is moving its headquarters but staying on the same philadelphia street. here's a live look at the aramark sign at 11th and market street in center city philadelphia. aramark plans to transform the old hudson motor car plant at 2,400 market street just along the bank of the schuylkill river for its new headquarters. the company considered moving out of the city but decided to stay earlier this year. yesterday it announced the address change. the food and facilities services giant will anchor a new nine-story office project. meanwhile, a high school student in south jersey is banned from classes after school officials found out he was transgender. >> 14-year-old mason applied to
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and was accepted at camden catholic high school as madeline. mason's parents asked the school to register their child as a male student. the school declined citing a conflict with catholic teachings on gender identity. mason said he has no regrets about his personal decision. >> can be so accepting of lgbt -- lgb in the community then why can't transgender students go there? >> mason told us he'll continue his catholic beliefs and plans to attend a cyber high school. a minor repair in a bathroom turned into a major problem. >> next up at 6:00, we'll show you how the nbc 10 responds team helped out a roxborough man get back hundreds of dollars after some shoddy work in his home. plus, in just minutes, lane restrictions go into effect because of air presidential campaign stop in philadelphia. we'll tell you what you need to know about the morning commute. pamela osborne is live there and jessica boyington will have you covered on the roads as well. you're watching "nbc 10 news today." two minutes before 6:00.
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pat toomey's looking out for wall street, not pennsylvania. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. battleground pennsylvania. president obama and donald trump set their sights on our area today. and it could impact your morning commute. >> crash investigation, at least four people are hurt after two cars collided in mercer county and we are learning more about how it all happened. and controversy on the main line. people in montgomery county are looking for answers as a school district tries to hike taxes. nbc 10 news starts now. >> 6:00 a.m. this tuesday morning. 64 degrees outside. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. it is going to warm up later today. but it's going to be really nice. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley and the neighborhood forecast. hey, bill. >> it will be a beautiful day today. 41 minutes away from sunrise. there's still time for more fog to form. we're not seeing many areash

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