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down into the 30s right now. wilmington is at 40, 41 in vineland. philadelphia has now dropped to 46 degrees and atlantic city at 41 degrees. that's where we are right now. compare that to 24 hours ago. big difference. we are much cooler than yesterday morning. 11 degrees cooler in mt. holly. most of us close to 5 to 10 degrees. you're going to feel it as you step out the door. that's the for sure. a big heads up as well if you're watching this morning. you realized you have sensitive plants outside, maybe run out to see if you want protect them.ç under a frost advisory for much of the area, the areas you see shaded in purple. mostly escaping over the i-95 corridor. temperatures in the 30s this morning. they will be rebounding, though. we'll take a closer look at how much they start to warm up in the days to come just a few minutes. let's talk about traffic with jessica boyington. >> thanks, krystal. we're starting off with construction in new jersey, over in bellmawr. we've had a consistent traffic pattern for quite some time
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around the 42 freeway, 295 interchange in that area. they have a new pattern going on. there will be a new on ramp and traffic pattern. be on the lookout for that. from route 42 headed northbound to 295 northbound. just a heads up there. there might be confusion when driving through if you're typically used to taking that in the morning. the gas leak was already cleared out of the way. it was in norristown, closing route 202 between marshall street and elm street. the map system, the last few updates, looks like we're not seeing red there anymore, all in the green. i'll double check with that to make sure it's still closed. at least we're seeing improvements there. updates when i'm back in the next ten. >> thanks to are that, jess. now to decision 2016, are you ready to vote? >> election day is still four weeks away. but today is your last chance to register if you live in pennsylvania. nbc 10's matt delucia is live near pens landing win's landingn that. >> the clock is ticking and time
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is running out. if you want to vote, first you have to register. you can do that in person here at the philadelphia city commissioner's office, open from 8:30 until midnight handling last-minute applications. they do expect that at some point today they might have a long line out here of people waiting. it's best to get here early and get that done right away. there are a few ways to register, even in the last few hours. the easiest perhaps is online through the pa voter registration website. you can also mail in your application. beware, it must be postmarked by today. that, of course, as mentioned you can do it in person. i just looked up the most recent numbers for voter registration in pennsylvania as of last week. just over 8.5 million people are registered. compare that to the number of people registered to vote in the 2012 presidential election. also that 8.5 million people but just shy of 6,000 more voters so far this time around. so the numbers did grow.
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as for delaware and new jersey, you have a little bit more time to register to vote. delaware, the deadline is is this saturday. new jersey you have one week from today. the deadline to register to vote is october 18th. as we get very close to the election, again, just four weeks away, you might be getting some more phone calls and some of those could possibly be scams. i'll tell you how to weed through all of that coming up in just a few minutes. live in penn's landing, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. all right, matt, thank you. parents are trying to figure out how they should talk to their kids about the presidential campaign. >> this year, the debates have included mentions of sex assault and sex tapes. temple professor and psychologist frankç farley say parents are right to shield their young children from this but he believes kids middle school age and above should see it with proper guidance. >> it's a perfect teachable
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moment about morality, about right and wrong, about language. >> farley says issues of body shaming and bullying have also come up this election season and should be discussed with kids. happening today, we're expected to learn more about the fraud investigation involving philadelph philadelphia's mail distribution center. allen butkovich is having a press conference this morning. they say employees were coming in late to work, not doing their job and sometimes clocking overtime and doubling their salary. the city controller's office says they'll issue letters to people who had to pay fines for late bills and citations so they can try and get their money back. this morning, we have new details about the philadelphia school district's plan to help low-performing schools. the district is targeting 11 schools that have had low performance rates for the past three years.
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the superintendent tells us the forum will begin next week with staff, parents and community members can all come together to discuss the best ways to improve the schools. each school will get a two-day visit to determine their strength and weaknesses. if your child's school is on the list, to check, go to nbc10.com. frontier airlines, a hiring fair is being held at four points. you have to be at least 20 years old, have a valid passport and no multiple piercings or visible tattoos. check-in starts at 8:00 this morning and you'll most likely be there all day. 5:05. donald trump is chiming in about the closure of the atlantic city casino that bears his name. donald trump told the associated press, quote, there's no reason for this. the republican presidential nominee added that friend and casino owner carl icahn should have been able to work out a deal with the local 54 unite
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union. some 2,800 people are out of work because of the closure. workers who were not part of the strike say they're angry they got pulled into this mess. >> i am angry at local 54. we lost our jobs because they were being greedy. they were offered a package. they didn't take it and we lose our jobs over it. >> the casino's owner, carl icahn says this is a sad day for atlantic city. the taj mahal becomes the fifth ac casino to close since 2014. it joins the atlantic club, showboat, trump plaza and revel. atlantic city now has just seven casinos. now to a proud moment for our nbc 10 family. >> nbc10.com was awarded a national edward r. murrah award for best website for large market television stations. our director and managing editor accepted the award at a gala in new york city last night. it's given to a website that exhibits a high standard of journalismç excellence.
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we'd like to congratulation our partners at wdel for their award in the small market division. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> let's start by running through our day today. here's what you can expect. the frost advisory is in effect through 9:00 a.m. that's through most of our viewing area. wilmington, philadelphia, trenton, right along that line, we are out of the woods because temperatures will mostly hang around the 40s. a lot of us, the 30s this morning. today as we move into your afternoon, mostly sunny, a few spotty clouds and temperatures warming just a tad more than yesterday. as we move into tonight, not quite as cool as what we're seeing right now. still, another cool evening ahead for us. here is the forecast, moving throughout your afternoon. 8:00 a.m., 46 degrees in philadelphia. we'll make it into the mid to upper 60s later in the day. sunny to mostly sunny. parts of the suburbs, the lehigh valley as well, look how cool we start, 42, 8:00 a.m. the
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suburbs, 37, 8:00 a.m. in the lehigh valley. it's time for the bigger jacket, you guys. delaware and new jersey, along the shore, just a few scattered clouds moving in. notice, a lot of us still in the 50s only by around your lunch hour. now let's take a look at the radar and satellite. for us, clear conditions, smooth sailing, aside from a few spotty clouds, well ahead of the rain that sits to our west. we still have an eye on tropical storm nicole. here's a look at the latest information. 60 mile-per-hour winds. that's the satellite vie. this is the projected track, move through your wednesday, now projecting a category 1 hurricane. restrengthening back up to hurricane speeds. we go through your thursday. this is a concern as we move on through your thursday that we could see bermuda in the line of fire. that's with 90 mile-per-hour winds. the projection continues this track right out to see. if we continue through your weekend into saturday, notice it is well off to the east of
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philadelphia. more on what we look at as we move through our weekend and dry conditions. that's all coming up. 5:09. you're driving around the lehigh valley, you could have the heat on and that big jacket krystal was talking about. >> maybe even a scraper, right? >> right. >> you may get frost on your windshield. >> it is cold. >> let's check in with traffic reporter jessica boyington. she starts us off on 78. >> you might need extra time before you head out the door. starting off again in the lehigh valley, 78 around lehigh street. no problems or delays right now. it looks great. for the rest of the majors in the lehigh valley as well, 22 looks great also. we're moving to the schuylkill expressway. let's check in with drive times here. it's through the conshohocken curve area, 12 minutes eastbound. if you're moving to center city from the blue route to the vine street expressway, speeds into the 60s and still 12 minutes there. we see no increase, all traffic is moving along nicely. there's an accident in cheltenham on tookany creek
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parkway and cheltenham avenue. here's route 73, water ford, route 30, around the white horse pike. just a couple cars out the door and roads are dry. good news there. more updates when i come back.ç rosemary? coming up, the cost of helping someone in need. take a look. this church in dover has been trying to help a homeless woman find a place to stay. next, hear how much the state says it's beginning to cost them. also, as election day nears, is your phone ringing off the hook? it cowl be a political campaign or it could be a thief. next, what the experts recommend to avoid getting scammed.
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decision 2016 as we get closer to election day. you might notice your phone ringing more than usual. >> nbc ç10's matt delucia tell us how conn a artists may be trg to use the election to take advantage of you. >> hello. >> reporter: the phone rings and you think it's a friend or loved one but it's not. bucks county consumer advocate michael bannon says these calls are not unusual. >> i will say this about hillary. >> reporter: especially around the election. >> there's been reports across the country of people getting calls asking for poll information as far as pollsters and they ask a bunch of survey questions and then ultimately leads to credit cards, birth
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dates and social security numbers. >> reporter: that's a big problem. before you know it, your money could be gone. >> if you do want to donate to a political organization, go directly to that organization. don't do it from a solicitation phone call that randomly came to your house. >> reporter: scammers today use spoofing devices that can trick caller i.d. so you think the call is from a legitimate political group. are you on the do not call registry? unfortunately there's no help there. >> political calls are politicians are exempt from the do not call list. if you're signed up for the do not call list, political people can still call you. >> reporter: it's best to be on guard. >> that's the beauty of this scam, the scammers know that, too. they call posing as a political party or affiliation to get past that do not call plot they have. >> reporter: matt delucia, nbc 10 news. if you get one of these calls asking for personal information like credit cards or social security numbers, report it to your county's consumer
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protection office or the state attorney general's office. supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg did not mince words when talking with yahoo!'s katie couric and colin kaepernick. she said it's dumb and disrespectful, not standing for the national anthem. august, saying he would not show that oppresses black people and people of color. other players have since joined the demonstration. >> i think it's really dumb of them. would i arrest them for doing it? no. if they want to be stupid, there's no law to prevent it. if they want to be air began, there's no law that prevents them from that. >> during the interview wishe laughed off a tweet from donald trump when he said ginsberg
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should resign because her, quote, mind is shot. 5:15. water rescue teams will be back at work this morning in eastern north carolina as floodwaters from hurricane matthew continue to wreak havoc on the state. the storm dumped more than a foot of rain, triggering massive flooding. at least 23 people have died -- have been killed in the u.s. rather. more than half of those in north carolina. matthew dumped 14.6 million gallons of water on the southeast. thousands are cleaning up from the disaster. >> there are things that can be cleaned and saved but just about everything is gone. >> it took my boat uniout of th yard. it took a bench and cart from my lawnmower and took it almost to the dam. i didn't find the cart but i found my boat in somebody's yard. >> nearly a million people in north and south carolina are still without power. now to news in delaware, a church in dover is fighting for the right to help the homeless.
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let me explain. the victory church has been warned it will be fined $100 a day if it allows homeless people to stay on the property. right now, pastor aaron appling is allowing alexis and her 1-year-old child to stay in an rv on the back of the property. the pastor says this is about doing the right thing. >> we have to choose at some point in time as believers who we're going to stand for and help. we're not against them, we're just choosing, hey, we need to help this person more than we need to be pleasing to you. >> according to the county, the church can try to get its property zoned as a camp ground but the church says it's too expensive to do that. the pastor is hoping to reach a compromise before being fined. let's head to new york where a group of demonstrators is expected to face trespassing charges after climbing into a gas pipeline. this is video of the four protesters taken inside the
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actual pipeline just yesterday in west chester county. they finally left last night after a negotiation with state police. two others were arrested for helping the group gain access. they're protesting the pipeline being built from pennsylvania to new york. 5:18. let's get a check of traffic in south jersey this morning. >> jessica boyington is keeping her eye on the garden state parkway. >> that's in bass river township. we have reports of an accident on the parkway headed southbound just before route 9. the right shoulder is blocked right now. all lanes are moving through. you can see we're not seeing red or even yellow on our map system here. we're also in the green. everything is moving by. speaking of green, 95 looks great, around cottman avenue. look at this drive time, 13 minutes southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. if you're moving into center city, we still see no real increase yet. maybe not so much in the next hour or so. you still have time before that. speeds also still into the 60s. now that gas leak out in
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norristown, we're still watching to are that as well. it is cleared up. there were construction crews in the area still. it was still closed, 202 between marshall street and elm street. i'll update you on more of your pa majors when i'm back in the next ten. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> starting with this live look outside philadelphia. the flag flapping in the wind, still breezy conditions out there. otherwise, it looks like just another dark start to the morning before sunrise. but it's also a cold start. i got a tweet yesterday. i was saying cool start. someone said you can start saying cold. it's cold out there. we're going cold. 35 in the lehigh valley, 43 in parts of the pennsylvania suburbs. 41 the jersey shore as well as into south jersey. clear outside as well,ç which allowing for these cool temperatures. interestingly enough, when you start to see the cloud cover, that helps keep the temperatures higher overnight. when you have a perfectly clear night, those temperatures just
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sink. here we are in the lehigh valley neighborhoods, showing these off because it's some of the lowest temperatures we have on the board. mid-30s, reading at 38, allentown 36. walnutport at 37. a lot of 30s out there, easton at 36. not that any numbers are freezing necessarily but getting close. what you're looking at is that that light blue color is a frost warning -- or rather a frost advisory in place through almost all of the northeast into the mid-atlantic here. the purple color is the next level up, looking at those frosty conditions outside this morning, meaning the sensitive plants may be affected by those temperatures above freezing but in the 30s this morning over much of the reason. here are your neighborhood temperatures today. we'll warm just a bit more than yesterday. 67 in center city. sunny to mostly sunny. lansdale looking at 67 degrees and 65 in doylestown. easton, 63 for the afternoon high temperature. a little warmer than that in
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allentown. 65 degrees for trenton. atlantic city at 65 also. and let's keep it going, smyrna at 65, a few scattered clouds moving in in the afternoon. done the expect any rain across the board as we move throughout the rest of today. let's look at your hour by hour, moving through the next several days. today it's clear. we have a wide shot showing where the clouds are coming from. they clip our area as we move later in the day tuesday. we're not seeing rain necessarily come from that. we move through your wednesday, again, clear conditions, scattered clouds hanging over us. by wednesday night, now we have our eye on that line of rain. it will start tracking our direction overnight into your thursday. 8:00 a.m., some showers. that will clip mostly north of us. we took at your 10 day on 10 and a dry forecast coming up. we'll see you then, krystal. are you a victim? would you know if you were? brand new information about identity theft. up next, hear how many victims may be out there and what you should be doing to keep your
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well, there's a good chance you or someone you know has had their identity stolen. a new report by bankrate.com finds 41 million american adults have been the victims of identity theft. that's about two out of every
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five people. now, according to the study, many people put themselves at risk. they found about half of americans do not regularly check their credit reports. people also conduct banking on unsecured wi-fi networks and almost 30% use the same pass word for all online accounts. facebook is adding a new app to help you in the workplace. landon dowdy is here with that story and the rest of this morning's cnbc business news. people using facebook at work? no way. >> yes, it actually is okay in this instance. facebook is launching a new product for business called workplace by facebook. the new app will allow co-workers to communicate through text, group chat and video. it will cost up to $3 per month peruser. the sorm immediacial media gian competing with others. it doesn't seem to be a primary focus. the app wasn't even mentioned in ceo mark zuckerberg's ten-year
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plan announced in april. on wall street, futures are lower this morning and the markets rising yesterday due mostly to higher oil prices, earnings season unofficially kicksç off today with the late numbers from alcoa. the dow ending up 88 points. >> landon, thanks for that. 5:26 right now on this tuesday. 46 degrees outside. the nbc 10 studios. coming up, arson investigation. next on "nbc 10 news today," philadelphia police are trying to track down the person who tried to light a police car on fire. also, racist e-mail investigation. just ahead, we'll tell you what someone send to students and faculty at princeton university.
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today," deadline day is here. if you want to vote for the next president, you better register. in pennsylvania, the clock is ticking. arson investigation. philadelphia police want to know who targeted one of their patrol cars after a burned piece of paper was found sticking out of the gas tank. a costly tax, new jersey's gas tax will pump new money into the budget but could it hurt the garden state in the long run? wheel explain, just ahead. nbc 10 news starts now.
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good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. it feels like it's cold enough for the resorts in the poconos to start making snow. let's begin with meteorologist krystal klei and the first alert neighborhood weather. krystal? >> we expected this. take a look at these temperatures, 31 degrees, mt. pocono. we are below freezing. allentown 34 and 38 in reading. a lot of 30s on the board. i'm not sure if i'm ready for this. 46 in philadelphia. we're looking at 41 in northeast philly, trenton, atlantic city, millville and dover. a lot of us right in the low 40s to kick off the morning. temperatures may drop just a degree or two more before we see the official lows which hits around sunrise. sunrise just past 7:00 a.m. this morning. here's a look at your frost advisory in place, those shaded in blue, those areas are where we're seeing the frost advisory. what we're looki

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