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>> crime scene detectives spent hours in this area known as drug ally. ben was at his father's laund laundromat when the man was found. police sources believe the victim was likely shot elsewhere and shot to the alley in a vehicle trunk and then burned. arson investigators will accept determine what happened. >> the number one priority is finding out the cause of death. >> oh, that's awful. right now, i believe it's all about drugs and money. you don't pay, you get it. >> reporter: our effort to find surveillance video at the factory beside the alley or gas station next door was not successful. police are asking for the video
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too. >> they'll canvas that area to see how much they can actually get. >> reporter: as neighbors wait for the answers, they want the area cleaned up and blocked up to protect the children nearby. >> they need to come here and clean that up and block those ends off so they can't come back here. >> reporter: i did ask police about the community's concerns and their answer is that they are listening, they encourage residents to attend those community meetings that are led by police so together they can prevent this type of crime before it happened. turning to our weather now and the return of the rain. here's a live look right now, nbc 10 first alert radar, you can see it, those big changes right before your weekend. today we enjoyed another day of warm weather, though, quickly coming to an end, temperatures are about to take a dramatic drop. if you're heading out this
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weekend, you won't be needing those shorts, the flip-flops, the t-shirts, instead you might want to grab your rain gear or a coat. >> first alert meteorologist erika martin joins us this hour. >> temperatures above normal, but then by tomorrow we are definitely seeing 50s, right now satellite and radar image picking up on those returns, notice a little bit of onshore flow there and the showers are moving from south to west. >> there's thunderstorms at least a couple of hours, and everything's starting to improve by tomorrow morning, weather stories include building clouds tonight and overnight fog. widely scattered showers moving in and across the area, so keep that in mind, the rain does
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clear by tomorrow, so that's good news there. however we do have much cooler temperatures topping out in the mid 60s, with gusts 25 to 35 miles an hour at times. on sunday, it's going to be dry by breezy, we'll see wind speeds ranging from 20 to 25 miles an hour. and max temps in the 60s, today above normal still for lehigh valley, that was the average, 76 for bethlehem, and we did see a mix of sun and clouds, lots of clouds already developing from the northwest. phoenix ville, 80 degrees, fair mount 7 and you're seeing those clouds developing, haddenville reporting those showers. in a minute i will show you my 10-day on 10. because as keith and jackie mentioned, we do have that
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cooldown. mpls to decision 2016. >> both candidates are in our area beginning with donald trump tonight. the count shows we are now just 18 days away from the election, november 8 is the date. nbc 10's erin coleman with with us now and erin we know pennsylvania is front and center this weekend. >> the final push to election day, we will see a lot of heavy hitters, tonight republican presidential nominee will hold a rally in raleigh. he will push himself to the limit. he told supporters in north carolina today that a rest day for him means two rallies. the republican nominee says he's fighting for every vote, no matter what shape he may be in come election day. >> these are massive rallies and we're going to do this for another 19 days. right up until the actual vote
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of november 8. and then i don't know what kind of shape i'm in, but i'll be happy. >> trump says it's not about creating a movement, it's about winning. from north carolina to pennsylvania, taking a live look right now at johnstown, a rally for trump is already under way right now, let's listen in. >> the likes of which you have never seen. makes it impossible for our businesses to compete. 70,000, you have heard me say this, i thought it was a typo, how could it be so much? 70,000 factories and you know better than anybody in this area, have shut down or left the united states since china entered the world trade organization. >> in johnstown, cam brea county, at the end of the day, he will have attended three rallies in pennsylvania state. hillary clinton and running mate
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tim kaine will be holding a rally in university city tomorrow night. in the morning they will speak at a high school in pittsburgh. kaine is already here in pennsylvania, he just spoke at a rally in state college. he talked to students at penn state university. vice president joe biden also in pennsylvania, he is speaking right now at a clinton rally at wilkes university in wilkes barry. . >> bill clinton attended a rally in jacksonville, florida, he spoke at the florida education association delegate assembly in orlando. the most recent poll has hillary clinton leading by 4 points here in pennsylvania. a lot going on, live in the breaking news center. >> that is a busy day on the campaign trail. >> andrea klein thomas is in bucks county with a look at what supporters are hoping to hear
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tonight. hackers shut down twitter, pay-pal and several other internet sites all for a few hours today. no word on just who is responsible. a former aid to new jersey governor chris christie took a stand in the george washington bridgegate trial. kelly has said little in three years. she told government major chris christie about the lane close closures before they happened. christie has denied knowing about them. we are following developments and we will have new details coming up on nbc 10 news at 5:05:0 5:00. the hunt is on tonight for a pair of multistate toy thieves. they stole tens of thousands of items from toys r us stores.
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they know who they're looking for, it's just a matter of finding these two people. the thieves have been traveling between new jersey and maryland and targeting toys r us stores. >> reporter: being able to spend more than 200 bucks on toys for his girlfriend's young son isn't easy for anthony nicer. >> i work 60, 70 hours a week. >> reporter: but authorities say the man and woman you see here are anything but honest, the pair is suspected is of shoplifting tens of thousands of dlo dollars worth of items from several states. >> that's gluttony and greedy. >> we think they may have ties to the ocean county area. >> reporter: tom's river police say they were alerted by the store's regional -- they have allegingly worked as an
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organized team to target stores between new jersey and maryland. >> it's a large scale shoplifting incident, where they'll put items in a cart and push it out. >> in at least one case outside new jersey, investigators say the thieves were seen in this large, light colored cadillac, authorities hope someone recognizes the pair and calls police. >> we're trying to be part of the bigger picture, just in case they are in our area. >> reporter: toms river police tell us they have no reports that the pair hit the local toys r us, but they're going back through their records and the stores is checking their inventory just to be sure. police believe the couple is like lly returning the stolen items for cash in other states. the thieves taking toys and now an effort is in play to track them down. a new jersey couple is charged with child endangerment
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after authorities say they were found with a number of drugs, some hidden in their son's diaper. police in tom's river say they found erika richter showing up in the partly cloudy on sunday with her 2-year-old son in the car. investigators say they later found a bag of marijuana in the boy's diaper. railroad executives stood up lawmakers instead of testifying about the railroad's safety status. a joint legislative committee was supposed to hear from new jersey transit's executive director following last month's zec accident in hoboken. they say to meet with federal railroad officials. while the race says the meeting happened, they also say they would have gradually rescheduled it. >> the fact that detector sanfor
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or those who would be in a position to answer questions hire is disrespectful to a committee that will not be trifled with. >> the committee says they will use executive power to force the witnesses to testify in november. two stores on jeweler's row are closed. today a committee gave the thumbs up to give the area historical designation. these properties have been scheduled to be demolished to build the new condos legally. a historic designation could not stop them from being torn down. to the lehigh valley where a man was kicked in the head. the video shows the kick in question, some may find this video disturbing. the man you see get kicked was a robbery suspect. now he's suing the officer. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal is
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there in allentown. >> reporter: in the last hour, the city released a statement saying this officer is a 14-year veteran, he has a wealth of experience, he even won some awards for saving lives. but according to this new lawsuit filed in federal court, he's also charged with excessive conduct. the brief portion you're about to see is now causing accusati n accusations of misconduct. dash cam video shows allentown police pulling over a suspect accused of armed robbery in a strip club. your see hector medina pena get out of his car, but he briefly reaches towards his pocket. >> he has his hands up, gets down in all fours in a prone defenseless position. >> reporter: seconds later,
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joseph iannetta runs over. >> he takes the bottom of his foot and boots my client in the face and jaw area. >> reporter: the attorney says that was excessive force and that his client's jaw was broken. the same officer attempts to put his knee into pena's head. they have filed a civil rights lawsuit against pena and the city. #. >> you don't have to break a jaw just because you may have some sort of other fears. >> reporter: pena pled guilty in the armed robbery, he remains in prison as the lawsuit moves forward. a security expert, a former cop says it's clear the officers had concerns about a weapon but he questions excessive force. >> i don't know a police academy that would teach that tactic. you want to control your suspect, and ensure officers'
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safety, but this is something beyond the scope of the threat force continuucontinuum. >> reporter: the city in a statement said that the suspect was repeatedly reaching towards his waistband and not complying and the officer used nonlethal force to make this arrest. that officer in court claiming that the suspect's constitutional rights were violated. a man accused of beating and raping three women in a park will serve 30 to 60 years in prison. robert pela was sentenced today. palin offered rides to all three victims. he then drove them to pennypack park, beat and raped them. police found him by putting his dna into a national database. pennsylvania governor tom wolf and senator bob casey announced a $3 million grant to
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help fund the construction of a new project home building. the building in kensington will have 30 one bedroom units with laundry, exercise space and community room. and it will provide on site services to those who live there. >> we know we need to empower homeless youth and without a stable home in their lives, it becomes incredibly hard to break the cycle they're caught up in. >> it will be the first facility of its kind in the state. philadelphia international airport celebrated the openings of a new term natural baggage claim. it's part of the $161 million expansion project. it includes two baggage claims carousels, a seating and rest area. all right, shoppers, listen up, eight new stores are open in king of prussia mall. the mall there from your screen
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on sky force 10. one of the new stores is called k night. you can see the nufull listing stores on the nbc 10 news app. delaware online reports some local politicians envision a local distribution center for a big box retailer on the site. others see the site as a way to return manufacturing to the state. it's not known how much the 142-acre property is selling for. a halloween celebration in m mantioch. the damages were repaired and festivities will begin tomorrow morning. two egg harbor men are under
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arrest accused of assaulting and robbing a resident on a bike path, the two suspects are charged with robbery, assault and other offenses. investigators say the attack was the result of an ongoing dispute. stopping the flu starts with you. that is the message from the pennsylvania department of health. the department launched its annual campaign today urging people across the state to get their flu shots. experts say there are two important reasons to get vaccinated every year, one, flu viruss are constantly changes, and the protection from the vaccine actually decreases over time. tnchs playground can play a major role in a child's life, we know that. today hundreds of volunteers carried, assembled and -- the design was based on children's
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drawings at a special design event last august. turning to breaking news, we can tell you that a strike involving professors at 14 state universities across pennsylvania is over. >> tim furlong just spoke to some of those professors who told him it ended a short time ago. tim is digging for new information, he'll have more in a live report coming up at 4:30. turning to our weather. erika, i know the weather is changing fast. >> really fast too. we saw 80s yesterday, the past couple of days, 70s today, so temperatures above normal so by tomorrow, temperatures will be below normal seeing 50s. if you look at the bottom of your screen, you will see local forecast. seeing is those building clouds and notice by 7:00 p.m. already seeing some showers in the works there, temperatures mainly in the 70s by 10 p.m. pa suburbs seeing is lots of
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70s, west bradford township, 81 for colleyville. so conditions are mild, as far as temperatures go, above normal for this time of year, but the big story right now would be those showers pushing in from west to east, notice those lines of oranges and reds denoting that we do have one or two strong thunderstorms in the next few hours. notice we are seeing a little bit of a southeasterly push, but to the west, we're also seeing a push, we have a low offshore, a cold front pushing, then everything clearing by noon tomorrow. so out the door by 7:00 p.m., seeing is lots of clouds around the philly metro area, showers by about 10:00, 11:00 p.m., with one or two isolated storms possible. and some patchy fog developing
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through the overnight hours tomorrow. by 10:00 p.m., suburbs also seeing showers, lehigh valley seeing showers by 6:00, 7:00 p.m., and it looks like delaware there, notice 11:00 p.m. in jersey. in jersey shore seeing an average of 63 by 11:00 p.m. hour by hour forecast u we'll show you those showers moving from west to east. then a couple of oranges and reds there, otherwise i just don't think it's going to be a total washout, widely scattered showers at least through tomorrow and then clearing by noon, but we certainly have a chilly saturday in the forecast, expected high temperatures 53 degrees and gusts could range anywhere between 30 and 40 miles an hour. your expected high temperature, bethlehem, 66 degrees, overnight lows in the 30s, so we certainly have a chilly saturday in the forecast, and the next time we meet up, i do have your 10-day on 10. and be sure to follow us on social media at nbc philadelphia.
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the heroic act ps caught s camera. >> why your ooirk phone charger may not be what it seems. but first here's the closing bell on wall street. the dow and the s&p rallied late and almost eliminated morning losses, the nasdaq finished up slightly.
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a police officer in texas
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saved the life of a 3-year-old boy and not only received an award, he also got a hug. 3-year-old brandon guise was visiting his mom when he had a seizure and stopped breathing. bruce miller heard the call so he rushes over and immediately started is cpr. >> i thought my life was over when it happened. i mean he is my life. >> officer miller was giving the city's life saving award and he was joined at the ceremony by the boy and his family for another hug. >> so glad he's okay. if you have ever gotten a speeding ticket, you probably weren't happy about it, of course you're not alone. that's why one new jersey trooper was so surprised when he received a banking note from a driver. the officer told the driver there will be a lot of accidents in the area due to speeding and
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he was trying to save lives. that driver was so impressed, he decided to send a thank you note to that officer who pulled him over. the strike at those state colleges all across pennsylvania is over. >> but again, we're just in that the strike has ended. a live report from nbc 10's tim furlong on the campus of west chester university. next. and keith and jackie, i'm tracking cooler temperatures by sunday. details coming up in my full forecast.
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dear fellow citizen, time spent with my son really makes me appreciate "the now".
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but i also have to plan for my family's future. and that means taking on debt. in a smart way. like my mortgage - it's working for me. and if he needs a college loan down the road, that'll be worth it too. it's all about having a strategy, that fits your life. so, if you have a question about how to make debt work for you, ask me. sincerely, brandon heaven fellow dad and fellow citizen. about how to make debt work for you, ask me. pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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how do we measure greatness in america? it's measured by what we do for our children. it's why as president i'll invest in our schools. in college that leads to opportunities... not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that let's them start a family of their own. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families. i want our success to be measured by theirs. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. yay! >> breaking news, the strike at pennsylvania's state colleges is over.
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professors have been on the picket lines for the past three days. professors at all 14 pennsylvania state universities walked off the job on wednesday. five of those schools are in our region. millersville, west chester, cheyney, and cookstown. >> there will be a lot of relief there among those picket lines. >> reporter: you want to see all the excitement? that's behind us. there's no excitement here because it ended about 15 minutes ago. there were bands playing, it was quite a scene here, but those picketers, as they got notified on their phones and tablets, they are getting together to discuss the situation that came out today. the union did not release a lot of the details, but they say they conceded on salary and benefit demands to get the kids back in the classrooms and the teachers back in the classrooms, they did say 349 things that the
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state wanted to implement have been rescinded. at least tonight they can tell you a and certainly here at west chester where it's homecoming weekend. the strike is over, and certainly all these kids have had three days off for class, they're going to be back in class on monday. i don't think too many kids were complaining about that. but a lot of these kids were out here with their professors supporting them. i have also heard from a lot of parents who said, we paid tuition, we want this to end no matter how it happened, we want these kids back in the classroom to start learning again. we're going to break down our trucks and move over there, we'll get back to you as soon as we can. but the big news right here, the celebrating that was going on few minutes ago, the strike of the state college university system is now over. now to our weather, and take
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a look at the flooding, this is actually happening right now in pennsylvania, dozens of people had to be evacuated because of the flooding in monitorsville. there's no flooding here, but there's a lot of rain on way, take a look for yourself, the showers, the storms, live on the gowned in germantown after, chestnut hill, looks like fall out there, pretty soon it will feel that way too. we're going to take a live look downthe jersey shore. ocean city, it's felt like beach weather most of the week, but this is about to change. a cool down is coming. lots of changes to look forward to. erika martin joins us now. >> a lot of people trying to make plans for tonight. but it's going to be raining. >> it's going to be raining and we have cooler temperatures on the way, wind gusts as well. if you look at the bottom of your screen, you will see your local neighborhood forecast, temperatures right now, however
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still very nice, and allentown, trenton at 78 for you, atlantic city currently at 76 degrees, so pretty mild conditions, above-average temperatures, however a wider perspective here, realty check, notice the gradient here, this is behind the cold front that we're seeing, greens to blues, all of this is headed our way, so we have cool ever temperatures in the works, certainly by tomorrow, temperatures only topping out in the 50s, so future temperatures i do have to show you starting at 4:00 p.m. and going through tomorrow. the expected high temperature by tomorrow afternoon, look at this, wait for it, 5:00 p.m., 49 for doylestown, wilmington 55 degrees. wind gusts up to 43 miles per hour so it will feel a lot chillier. i will have your hour by hour
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forecast, we will time out those rain showers. philadelphia police searching for clues after a burned body was discovered behind a laundromat in the city's kensington section. sources tell us someone may have been bumped there. and somebody may have done it before setting it on fire. >> an allentown man is now accusing the police of using excess if force. nbc 10 obtained this video of the may 2015 arrest. hector pena was robbed and kicked. pennsylvania is a hot ticket for both presidential nominees in the race for the white house. donald trump is already in our area with two events scheduled today and tomorrow. today london came calling for some delaware students. the lord mayor of westminster
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visited middleton high. we asked the award winning marching band to perform in the 2018 london now year's day parade. this will be the cavaliers second appearance representing delaware. >> they were thrilled, many of these students had older sibl g siblings went on the trip so they're excited to experience the same things that their older sib lings did. your iphone charger may not be what it seems. >> up next what apple says it's uncovered about some devices being used to power its products. and the tech giant wants you to be warned. and meet the baby who was born twice. a remarkable story that he and his family will be able to share forev forever. most people owe the bank.
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but pat toomey actually owned a bank. and when he went to washington, he voted to change the laws... to benefit wall street and banks like his. voting to gut consumer protections that crack down... on predatory lending and fraud. to take money from you and... line the pockets of wall street millionaires like... himself. pat toomey: out for himself, all in for wall street. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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republican party bosses looked to find brian fitzpatrick. nearly three thousand miles - that's how far away they "hand-picked" him to run for his brother's seat. but all mike and brian fitzpatrick share is a name. brian fitzpatrick supports a radical republican agenda, including defunding planned parenthood, just like donald trump. a hundred and sixty miles down the road in dc, brian fitzpatrick will put his party first, not pennsylvania families. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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samsung isn't the only company that has phones bursting into flames. apple says it's iphone are catching fire and putting customers at risk. apple is now suing the company about most of the counter fit accessories it found on amazon. being overweight may not just slow you down physically, it can take a physical toll too. white matter helps with memory and quick thinking, humans natural lly lose it as they achblg, but the process seems to speed up as you age. if you're one of the millions of americans who suffer from migraines, well your mouth may be to blame, more specifically the bacteria living in your mouth. that's the case from about 12% of people who suffer from the
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headaches. doctors say if they can learn more about this connection, they may be able to make better treatments for migraines. a baby in texas with a rare birth defect was born for the second time. how is that possible? the baby was removed from the womb at 23 weeks where doctors took a small tumor off her spine, then the baby was put back in her mother's uterus, and the baby was delivered healthy at 36 weeks, doctors are calling it a miracle and say the mother and baby are totally healthy. >> which is what is important. >> it's amazing what they can do now. the eagles look to get back on track this weekend, that will involve better protection for their prized quarterback. >> we head to cns studios next. i'm tracking some showers on the approach, not only that, keith and jackie, much cooler temperatures by tomorrow, only topping how in the 50s, i'll
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have the full details in my forecast. plus if you want to be number one, it could really cost you, this special license plate could sell for six figures coming up on nbc 10 news at 5:00.
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pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory,
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but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. the eagles, the vikings, right there on the green on sunday, the birds look to get back on track after two straight losses, we bring in csn's danny pomell. >> i know one key is keeping carson wentz safe. >> the season that started with more promise than an engagement ring has come crashing down to realty. one of the changes -- johnson's replacement did not farewell in
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the regular season start this week. leading to the rookie quarterback's worst performance to date. and those who know doug pederson, he knows that taking care of his q.b. is tantamount. >> if a rookie quarterback gets hit early in the game, it can affect you as the game wears on. one thing with carson, is the more he got hit early, it seems like he stood in there more and more and made some great throws during the end of the football game. >> i'll be back with more birds at 6:00. all right, danny, nbc 10 is your official eagles station, our coverage begins early sunday morning, we'll have more on the return of sam bradford, plus our exclusive conversation with sam
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bradford, that's the eagles pregame starting at 9:30. recapping our breaking news, is strike at pennsylvania's 14 state colleges is over after three days. the union representing striking professors says it has reached a tentative contract agreement and it is ending its walkout, the strike has obstructed classes for more than 100,000 students, professors walked off the job wednesday after the union turned down what the university said was it's last contract offer. this is the first strike in the system's 34-year history. professors have been on the picket line for the last three days. >> great news for the students and the teachers and it's going to rain sometime over the weekend, chances are. >> we do have some showers already in the works and moving from west to east, notice those greens here, some oranges and some yellows, so it's already approaching pretty quickly to the philly metro area, notice
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just offshore, also seeing some green just pushing northward, it's mainly dry, but we're certainly seeing those clouds developing very quickly u if you look at the bottom of your screen, you will see your local forecast. seei ining mainly 70s, chestnutl 76. and so mainly seeing mid to upper 70s and a few low 80s, notice this onshore flow here, so for south jersey seeing temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. we're mainly going to see mid 50s, piney hollow at 78 and washington township 78 degrees for you, princeton 74, along with robbinsville, temperature also start to decrease quite a bit by tomorrow. the weather stories include building clouds, overnight fog, keep in mind for that commute tomorrow. i do think one or two isolated thunderstorms especially likely
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for the lehigh valley. rain tomorrow clears by about noon, 1:00 p.m. windy and strong gusts, a chilly day to say the least. on sunday, it will be dry, but breezy, and temperatures only topping out in the low to possibly mid 60s, hour by hour forecasts, picking up those showers moving across the area, notice by about 7:00, 7:30 p.m., we're noticing some greens across the philly metro area. and we're seeing one or two thunderstorms. so keep that in mind if you're driving tomorrow night, it will move in by midnight. the winds will be picking up quite a bit, gusts could top at at about 49 miles an hour, if you look at the top of your screen, you will see the local forecast. fairmont also seeing low to mid 50s, so seeing those increasing
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wind speeds and wind gusts. so certainly a chilly day to say the least, keep in mind, we do have those increasing wind speeds and wind gustses so everything is going to feel a lot chillier tomorrow. dover, your high temperature 59 degrees, rehoboth, 58 degrees. we had lots of 80s and 70s today, temperatures above normal for the past couple of days, but now we are seeing a major decline in these temperatures, now we're going actually below normal for this time of year, notice the expected high temperature for tomorrow, keith and jackie in the 50s. of course we're going 80s to 50s and we have those showers for tonight into tomorrow. so get the coats out. >> i know, i like the quick burst of summer. i know it's supposed to feel like fall, but i know in due time, in a couple of days it's going to feel like fall and then winter. but i did enjoy the 80s.
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>> i don't know why it has to lei leave us. >> four seasons, that's why. so a little soggy tonight and tomorrow morning, but keep in mind we also have those wind gusts. >> thank you, erika. he goes by franklin and he arrived on the scene just a year ago. >> but the sixers new mascot is already making a name for himself. the furry guy goes to new heights to support his team. pat toomey and donald trump: they're just wrong for the women of pennsylvania. "new fallout for donald trump..." "should a woman be punished for having an abortion?" "there has to be some form of punishment." "for the woman?" "yeah, there has to be some form." "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion,
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and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: they're not for you. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania.
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the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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republican party bosses looked to find brian fitzpatrick. nearly three thousand miles - that's how far away they "hand-picked" him to run for his brother's seat. but all mike and brian fitzpatrick share is a name. brian fitzpatrick supports a radical republican agenda, including defunding planned parenthood, just like donald trump. a hundred and sixty miles down the road in dc, brian fitzpatrick will put his party first, not pennsylvania families. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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i'm meteorologist erika martin, we're tracking those reds and greens for you, we're also tracking much cooler temperatures by tomorrow. you will meet your umbrella handy for tonight and tomorrow morning. now your first alert forecast is coming up at 5:00. chestnut hill is getting a little bit more magical. the harry potter festival is taking over in chestnut hill this weekend. sixers mascot franklin showed his daring sixers spirit today by rappelling 29 stories down the side of a center city skyscraper. i said, no way, and look at
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this, franklin is braver than i am. would you do it? >> that would be tough. but there are fans that love to see that. but that's high, scary. >> but a great cause, which is what matters there. next at 5:00, breaking developments on two big stories tonight. a defendant in the bridge gate trial has testified that governor christie did know about the closures before they happened. plus strike over, the professors at 14 state universities have reached a deal to go back to work. nbc 10's tim furlong is speaking to of them right now, and we'll have a live update at 5:00. >> we're tracking much cooler temperatures by the weekend, we're going from 80s to 50s, that's coming up on my ten-day at ten.
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right now at 5:00, we're following several breaking news stories. >> first a strike involving professors at 14 universities in pennsylvania is now over. nbc 10's tim furlong just spoke with professors who are back on the job tonight. a lot going on behind you, a big change from when we saw you a long time ago. >> 20 minutes ago, we were over at the university in rushton park. these are no longer striking professors, these are celebrating professors. the deal has been reached to get these teachers back in the class at pennsylvania's 14 universities. this is just one campus celebrating tonight. i want to bring in the music professor, obviously you're happy. >> we're happy, yes. only took three days, that's a good win, three days at the end of two years, it's been twos waiting for something to happen.
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there are 14 universities that are just like this. i know all the details aren't out there just yet. but what are you giving back? >> we defended the quality of our institution, we beat back over 200 in changes, including getting rid of our -- sorry, i'm a little bit elated here, getting rid of proposals that tells us the way to instruct people. it would have taken us online instead of the classroom at timetime tim times. and also they wanted to divide the unit into haves and have-nots. >> at least you're going back to work, i heard some students saying some nice things about professors just a short while ago. a lot of students didn't just stay home for the last few days when they could have. a lot of students actually went on on the picket line, we also heard from parents to


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