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asking for round the clock talks. negotiations have been under way in philadelphia. midnight is the deadline to reach a deal. nbc 10's drew smith joins us live in center city. drew, so many people are worried about this, they rely upon septa for transportation. where do they stand right now? >> reporter: well, we just walked out of the sheraton hotel after a news conference. here is the bottom line from that. septa wants its workers to say on the job while negotiations continue. they admit they're not close to a deal right now. but we just reached out to the union for their response to that. and a spokesman said, quote, that is ridiculous, septa has known about this for months and it is looking increasingly likely the city's transit system will be coming to a halt in just a matter of hours. a septa bus driver was still driving with a smile today. but it's unclear if she and about 5,000 other bus, trolley, and subway workers will be on the job tomorrow. >> we really need them to stay.
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>> reporter: the transport workers union is prepared for a midnight strike, protesting pension, health, and workplace issues. now pennsylvania's governor and philly's mayor are watching closely, in contact with both sides but not directly involved in the talks. >> people need to get to work and get where they're going. it disrupts everybody's lives. students, workers, everybody. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of riders depend on the system. >> i'm going to go down to dollar tree and stock up, because i don't have a way to get anywhere. >> reporter: now they could be left with few alternatives. >> we'll be carpooling or whatever we have to do. >> reporter: the city is predicting traffic, gridlock, and delays getting to work and school. septa acknowledges the possibility of a strike is nearing fast. it won't be easy to deal with. >> i'm hoping to hear good news when i go to bed tonight. >> reporter: for those people who may be taking bus service later tonight, we asked would there be a scaling back of that
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service. right now it doesn't look that way. you have to remember, at midnight, those buses will be heading back to a depot if the strike moves forward, you could be stranded. live in center city, drew smith, nbc 10 news. >> drew, we'll check back with you if anything changes in the next half hour, thank you. in response to the possible strike, uber says they're expanding service throughout the philadelphia area. that includes at and near all regional rail stations. the ride sharing service allows you to share a car with other riders. >> we'll be following the septa negotiations throughout the night. look for the latest updates on the nbc 10 app and on nbc10.com. to decision 2016 now, just eight days left before voters head to the polls. the main topic of conversation continues to center around the fbi's investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails. despite that, a new nbc news/survey monkey poll shows clinton maintaining her lead
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over donald trump. there are the numbers on your screen. clinton has 47% to trump's 41% in a four-way matchup, as the fbi is now searchering through some 650,000 e-mails on former congressman anthony weiner's computer. the e-mails involve weiner's wo wife, huma abedin, a top clinton aide. fbi director james comey sent a letter to congress saying some of the e-mails could be relevant to the clinton case. clinton addressed the issue at a rally at kent state university. she questioned the fbi's decision. >> now they apparently want to look at e-mails of one of my staffers. and by all means they should look at them. and i am sure they will reach the same conclusion they did when they looked at my e-mails for the last year. there is no case here.
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>> clinton has called on the fbi to release more details about the new e-mails before the election. donald trump was on the attack, campaigning on michigan today at this rally in grand rapids. the republican nominee praised the fbi director's decision to look at the new e-mails. he also continued to claim the system is corrupt. >> hillary is not the victim. the american people are the victims of this corrupt system in every way. and this is your one chance right now, november 8th, to change it. >> trump also encouraged fbi director james comey to, quote, hang tough and follow through on the investigation. tonight, two of the top democratic leaders are in philadelphia. vice president joe biden and minority leader nancy pelosi are speaking at a democratic dinner. we have a live picture for you now where you can see vice president biden speaking. this event is at the sheet metal
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workers hall on columbus boulevard. both biden and pelosi is addressing the importance of pennsylvania in this upcoming election with eight days left to go. we'll have full coverage of today's democratic event and what biden and pelosi are saying, on nbc 10 news at 11:00. tomorrow donald trump and his running mate mike pence will make a push for votes in p.a. they'll be speaking at king of prussia at 11:00 tomorrow morning. on thursday, trump's wife melania will deliver a speech in suburban philadelphia, no exact location has been given yet. both candidates are throwing everything they have at winning pennsylvania. coming up, nbc 10's lauren mayk takes a look at how they're getting their message out. we're now hearing the audit of 911 calls made by the shooter in the orlando nightclub massacre. those calls capture the conversation the gunman had with police. nbc 10's keith jones is joining us live with the details. keith? >> news entities have been
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fighting with the city of orlando to release 600 calls associated with the massacre. they want to put together a timeline of the response to the attack by police. the city says some of the calls are too graphic and don't need to be released. here is some of what the judge released today. >> by the way, there's some vehicle outside that has some bombs, just to let you know. these people are going to get it and i'm going to ignite it if they try to do anything stupid. >> okay, i understand that, and i'll pass that along. can you tell me what vehicle because i don't want to see anybody get hurt. >> no. but i'll tell you this, it can take out a whole city block almost. >> omar mateen made that call during the rampage back in june. at one point he pledged allegiance to isis. he was later killed in a shootout with police. 49 people were killed in the attack. there were more than 200 other calls that have not been
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released to the public. the judge says she'll have to listen to them before she'll decide whether to release them. >> all right, keith. turning to our weather now, the weather is important on a night like tonight because a lot of trick or treaters are likely out and about right now. a live look at philadelphia on this halloween. >> if you're planning on heading out tonight, you may want to throw a coat over that costume. >> take your pictures before you head outside. nbc 10's chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz joins us. >> you can put the coat on under the costume, perhaps. it's chilly. at least it's not windy and stormy like last night at this time. down to 50 degrees in parts of pennsylvania suburbs. 47 in the lehigh valley and berks county already. at least there's not much wind, ten minoles per hour, in some
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places less than five miles per hour. we'll be dropping three degrees by 9:00. in the suburbs, down to 45 degrees by 9:00. lehigh valley down to 41 degrees. 46 degrees by 7:00, in another hour, as the sun sets and it's totally dark by 6:30, the temperature really plunges, new jersey shore down to 51 degrees at 7:00, 48 degrees at 9:00. we'll let you know how warm it's going to get when the warm-up happens in just a few minutes. you have a few more hours to fill your tank in new jersey before the restastate's gas tax takes effect. new jersey will go from having the second lowest fuel tax in the nation to the sixth highest. we found plenty of people filling up before the change takes effect. >> people can't afford big vacations. but you can afford a trip to the
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playground or aquarium or the zoo. but now you have to factor in gas too. it is going to be making a big difference in people's lives. >> state lawmakers approved the gas tax hike to help pay for transportation projects. a bucks county man found living with 12 girls is facing five more counts of rape and sexual assault. lee kaplan of bucks county is now accused of victimizing six amish sisters who police say he hid inside his feasterville home. police initially arrested him back in june. investigators say the girls, now ages 8 to 18, were given to kaplan as a gift by the girl's parents in exchange for him saving the familiaraly from finl ruin. kaplan has two daughters with the oldest victim. investigators say he brainwashed the family, calling himself a prophet from god to earn their trust. the alleged abuse dates back eight years for the older girls and began under their parents' roof. kaplan's attorney says these are allegations and not yet proven. >> he has had them at his beck
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and call over many, many years. what we've now been able to do is hopefully gain their trust and allow us to put an end to this man's reign of terror over them once and for all. >> kaplan's attorney says these are allegations, as we told you, not yet proven. both of the parents in this case are charged with child endangerment. kaplan's bail has been doubled to $2 million. messages of support. both presidential campaigns have people out in force in pennsylvania. how they're working to get out the vote. heartbreak for the eagles. the birds' coach talks about what's being done to right the ship after their overtime loss.
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news. push for pennsylvania. both presidential campaigns have people all over the state trying to spread their message with just eight days to go until election day. both trump and clinton are stepping up their efforts here at home. >> nbc 10's lauren mayk caught up with both candidates and shows us what they're doing to get out the vote. >> reporter: jim and jacqueline, some of this work is public. donald trump and mike pence coming to king of prussia. singer sarah barela coming to philadelphia for a performance for hillary clinton, all happening tonight, all just announced today. but some of this work is less glamorous, behind the scenes. i visited the offices for both campaigns today, and people were making phone calls, trying to reach out to voters in this final week. is there anything at this point that anyone could say to change your mind? >> a head injury, perhaps. >> reporter: one week out, opinions are settled.
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campaigns are getting out the vote with door knocking and phone calls, getting their voters to the polls. >> i'm worried about the looming septa strike, people might have to catch the bus to the polls. i'm worried about that. >> reporter: regardless of a strike, hillary clinton's get out the vote plan does include rides for voters to the polls, along with contacting thousands of voters who pledged to vote for clinton. donald trump's campaign also reaching out to voters. the final week's push will include an appearance by trump and his running mate in king of prussia, and a speech by his wife in the philly burbs. >> it's a sad, sad state, that's all i can say. >> reporter: you don't like your options? >> not at all. >> reporter: is there anything either side could say this last week to convince you to go out and vote for them? >> no.
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>> reporter: you know, a republican volunteer told me today you thought he had convinced some people over the weekend. but it's not easy at this stage. a lot of the effort is reaching out to voters who already lean your way. live in philadelphia, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> all right, lauren. if they're reaching out tonight they may have to dodge some trick or treaters out there. >> i think we still have some trick or treaters where lauren is. if you're dressed as a wolf, you may not need an extra coat, if you have a lot of fur. >> if you take the dog with you, he'll already have the fur, so that will be okay too. it's cooling down, in the 40s in parts of the area. the sun has just set officially. of course it would be cooler in the lehigh valley, already down to 47 degrees in fleetwood. 48 in kutztown. 46 in allentown.
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46 in bath. look what's coming, mid- to upper 80s in the middle of the country. these are record high temperatures. a little piece of that is coming this way by the middle of the week. it's not going to stay cold for long, that's for sure. we have some high thin clouds coming in. the closest rain is in the upper peninsula, michigan, and north dakota. we're not exactly about to get rained on here. here we are, as we go through tomorrow and into wednesday. it's staying dry. all through the day wednesday it's going to be really warm. wednesday is going to be a lot like sunday was. and then thursday may be a lot like sunday afternoon. here we go. thursday afternoon, showers, maybe some thunderstorms coming through. that's the only rain we're expecting for the rest of the week. overnight tonight, down into the 30s.
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starting at 37, going up to 62. today's high was 57. 33 in schwenksville in the morning. allentown, 38, going up to 49. 36 in egg harbor city for the low. but long port on the ocean is going to be not nearly as cold. and newark, delaware, down to 39 degrees before going into the 60s during the afternoon. here's the seven-day forecast. you can see, look at the low temperature go up. the atmosphere is really going to warm up over the next couple of days here. 72 degrees on wednesday. 76 on thursday. that's when the showers, maybe some thunderstorms come in. it's another cold front that's going to drop the temperature. friday is going to be a lot like today. the weather kind of repeating itself a little bit here. over the weekend, we're in pretty good shape. it looks dry, but some big events here. the heart walk on saturday morning. we turn our clocks back saturday
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night and into sunday morning. election day on tuesday, that's still looking pretty decent. the average temperature this time of career gets up to about 62 degrees. and right now that's the way election day looks. all right, hurricane. i'm john clark. eagles coach doug pederson is disappointed with comments from one of his players, coming up next.
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>> announcer: this is sports desk, brought to you by xfinity. x1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. i'm john clark from csn. as you know, the eagles blew a
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lead last night and lost in overtime to the cowboys. they couldn't move the ball in the fourth quarter. one of the problems all game, the drops by the receivers. they dropped five or six balls. after the game, this is not what eagles fans want to hear. nelson said he wants everybody to just drop the issues of drops. >> at the end of the day, man, that [ bleep ] is nothing. sometimes runs are contested, sometimes you drop them. if you make as many as you possibly can, you'll put yourself in a good position. no one's perfect. i don't want to look at no drops, i'm tired of hearing it. what does it matter? if we lose, everybody lays blame on, oh, this person did this. no. as a team we had a responsibility to win football games. i get it, certain plays could
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have helped. there are still four quarters of football to be played. we've got to win. >> i'm disappointed in, you know, the type of comments. i think each individual has to be responsible for their own job, obviously. and we've got to make good, smart choices. and everybody's mad and disappointed and angry after tough losses like we just came through. cooler heads prevail. we just have to, you know, bite our lips sometimes. >> good advice. the birds' offense stalled in the fourth quarter, couldn't generate anything. one of the big problems was the lack of big plays. there was a 19-year-old run from darren, the birds' short passing game was working. but they need to be able to
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stuff. that's how it played out. we had shots called. i had to shut it down because that's what they gave us. >> the villanova wildcats are ranked fourth in the country by the associated press reseason poll released today, their highest preseason ranking in 21 years. how about the sixers? no back to backs for the sixers' big men. joel won't play wednesday and won't make the trip to charlotte. jalil knows the sixers are just trying to take care of us. >> i understand it. especially where i'm coming from, i've trusted them with everything else. it's been working out well for me, i'm feeling better and better every day. >> i'm john clark. see you at 11:00. also at 11:00, changing the world one haircut at a time. >> how local volunteers are
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restoring a sense of dignity and giving the homeless new hope, an inspiring story tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00.
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a special moment, halloween moment at the children's hospital in philadelphia. >> eagles players showed up in costume to surprise the young patients. jordan matthews, marcus smith and caleb sturgis spent the afternoon in the oncology unit and passed out candy. the hospital held a halloween party for patients last night. that probably made the eagles feel good after their loss last night. >> but it was a rough time. >> a tough one to watch. >> i'm sure a lot of the players were frustrated as the rest of us. and it's going to get a little warmer tomorrow than it was today. it will start kind of chilly, going up to 63 in philadelphia, and then 72 and 76 the next couple of days. look at the warm-up going, lehigh valley the only place that doesn't warm up on thursday because the clouds should come
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in early. and close to 80 in delaware. >> wow. that's our news at 6:00. thanks so much for watching. tonight, campaign cliffhanger. eight days to go, the fbi review now under way into clinton aide huma abedin's e-mails. how quickly can they get it done? tonight the fbi director under fire and a surprise in our brand-new poll. nbc news exclusive. law enforcement sources say the fbi has been conducting a preliminary inquiry of donald trump's former campaign manager paul manafort, and his business ties overseas. voice of a killer. for the first time, we hear chilling 911 calls made by the orlando gunman, during the deadliest mass shooting in modern american history. and fatal distraction. snapchat video from inside a car going 115 miles an hour minutes before slamming into a minivan, kli

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