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and trains every day. that means those people having to find alternate ways to get home tonight. >> how this strike is costing people extra time and money, but we begin with brandon hudson at 30th street station. >> reporter: right before our live report, i went over and talked to people waiting in a long line for a taxi across the street. people say they have been waiting for 20, 30 minutes just to get a taxi. they normally take septa, but that line is also too long. we want to show you video of where the action is inside. we saw a bigger police presence than usual. we learned a ed amtrak and sept police are experiencing delays. at the septa entrance, long lines of passengers formed in the last hour. and regional rail trains are the
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only ones working during this strike. one passenger told us she didn't feel like waiting in that long line, so she left. >> i actually was in line, but i had to leave and i am just going to have my husband come and pick me up, because it will be quicker that way. >> reporter: how long were you waiting? >> probably 20 minutes and i think the 5:00 norristown was just pulling up and there was no way i was getting on. there were just too many people ahead of me. >> reporter: jim and jacqueline, i heard you all talking about the delay here at the septa regional rail, we do see one or two trains that are over to my left that they are still stalled out there on the platform. we'll see if we can get an update on that, we'll continue following this story during the day for the latest update. reporting live at 30th street
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station. >> driver also dealing with bumper to bumper traffic. >> how have things changed and how is it right now out there, george. >> reporter: jacqueline, unfortunately getting worse up to this point, with no subways no busses, no trollies, cars seem to be the only option for people tonight. all of these vehicle lights on the grounder tonight tell a big part of the story tonight. jfk, market street and chestnut, all routes typically served by the market frankfurt line is now closed because of the strike. they are crowded at any time of the day, but this impact definitely showing up in this slow crawl right now during the evening rush on center city's roads. reporti ining live in sky force. >> thousands of people having to find a different way to get to school, to get to work.
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>> cydney long joins us from spring garden. i know you found someone who said the strike is already making their commute longer and it's also costing them a lot more money? >> reporter: not just someone, almost everyone we talked to, whether they rely on bus, trolly or subway, they're having to leverage their time, but also leverage their purse strings. >> i have to be to work at 6:00 in the morning so i usually catch the 5:30 bus so this morning i had to catch a cab. >> students and commuters rely on the bus. >> reporter: but right now he can't rely on septa, so instead of spending the normal $2.50 on bus fare, he spent $10 on a cab.
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and this college student droe her car and she spent $10 to park blocks away from the community college. she usually shells out $5 a day for septa bus fare. >> it's like a half hour walk now, instead of like a 10-minute bus ride. it sucks, but there's nothing else i can do. >> reporter: caraway his daughter who was a superhero for halloween are trying to find the strength to get through this septa saga. >> you have to talk about people with disabilities who can't move around as much and it's starting to get cold, nobody wants to be on foot. >> reporter: and you can see philadelphia police have been directing the traffic, both the cars and the bicycles and pedestrians here at broad and spring garden, considering the nice weather, commuters today relied on friends and co-workers to get from point a to point b. they also use those ride share bikes and also their two feet to
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get where they're going. they hope this septa gridlock comes to end soon. >> if you're waiting on a loved one to get home, they may be a little late. >> we're watching big backups on the roads and we'll get to that in just a second. we're also watching of course the septa regional rails and they just tweeted a moment ago that crews are back in position to run those trains. so we're still seeing those delays, kind of on a ripple effect now doylestown lines, 60 minute delays, due to massive volume, extra passengers and overflow. there's a lot of waiting and reported hour delays even on the platforms and boarding the trains. so we're seeing major delays all
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over the place and a lot of that overflow spills on to the roads, maybe they have to take uber, lift or-everything moving in and around and out of center city, 9-mile-per-hour moving north or southbound. and past 20 minutes, nbc 10 has learned a new contract offer was made to the union and the union saying the offer had almost no changes. so this strike will move into the night. and there's growing concern this could even affect election day. it could affect elderly voters get to their election voting place. philly's mayor says that decision is up to septa and the courts. >> i'm not going to speculate on
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any type of legal -- i read that septa is trying to do something, but we're not part of that. hopefully by election day this will be resolved. >> the last septa strike in 2009 lasted six days. count on the nbc 10 team to guide you through the morning and evening rush hour as long as this septa strike continues. we're beginning a half hour early at 4:00 a.m. to help you navigate through the rush. and you can also get live updates any time on the nbc 10 app. now to decision 2016, pennsylvania remains in play for next week's election. donald trump and mike pension attended a speech in king of prussia. >> trump has lost some republicans with things he said,
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but now there's a push to bring them home with the vice presidential nominee and some policy. one week from election day, donald trump taking aim at a favorite target of republicans, obama care. >> it is a catastrophe. >> reporter: this this policy speech in montgomery county, pence recalled how solidly republicans had been against it since the beginning. >> it's time to elect donald trump the next president of the united states. >> reporter: republic . >> i was late and i admit that i was -- the more i started reading, the more i got to know people that knew trump, the more i started listening to him, the more i came around to his way of thinking and i am a supporter. >> our internal polls show this almost a dead heat now in
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pennsylvania. >> lisa is chairman of the republican party in pennsylvania. >> we saw him on the teleprompter here giving a very serious speech with somewhat of a quiet tone, does he need to keep doing that for the next seven days? does that help? >> sure it does, because with his loud bomb basic comments, he already got those people. >> reporter: he says the latest investigation by the fbi has hurt her. >> what you need for the last week, is for people to be excited, hit doors and we always talk about peaking at the right time he's peaking at the right time. >> donald trump lost one high profile republican, john kasich, governor from ohio says he wrote in john mccain, but senator ted cruz says he voted early for donald trump. donald trump's wife melania
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also plans to stump on thursday in chester county. it starts at 2:00 at the main line "sportscenter" in berwyn. >> clinton leads trump 49% to 38%. hillary clinton's main focus today is on florida. this afternoon she once again went after trump treatment of women and former miss universe spoke at a rally in dade city. you'll remember trump called machado ms. piggie. >> when i think about what we now know about donald trump and what he's been doing for 30 years, he has certainly spent a lot of time degrading, insulting and assaulting women. >> right now clinton's getting set to hold another rally in sanford, florida. she is encouraging people to
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vote early. and election day right around the corner. voters have seven days now until they head to the polls and stay with nbc 10 as every vote counts in this year's election. eagles player josh huff has been arrested. police records show details about the stop on the new jersey side of the bridge. the police complaint shows the eagles wide receiver and kick returner's car smelled like marijuana and he handed the officer a container that appeared to have marijuana in it. and he also had a gun that was registered in texas. josh huff was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and also charged with marijuana possession. we're told huff posted bail about two hours ago. we're told that the team is aware of the incident and gathering more information. now all new at 6:00, the presidential election and the
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housing market. how the two are connected at the jersey shore. and we continue to follow the septa strike and its effect on the evening rush. >> if you don't like these fall like temperatures, don't worry, a big warmup is coming in the next couple of days, the weather in your neighborhood next. blx big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime,
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he is not a person who is equipped in temperament, judgment or character to lead our troops. donald trump has created a toxic atmosphere pitting one group against another. he's a mexican. claiming a person can't do the job because of their race is sort of like the textbook definition of a racist comment. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. priorities usa action is responsible does pat toomey speak for you? i also want to thank the nra for it's, uh, strong support for my campaign. pat toomey: he opposes an assault weapons ban and got an "a" rating from the nra. "i have had a perfect record with the nra." and on women's health? "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion, and i would, i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey: does he really speak for you? majority forward is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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. i'm george spencer monitoring the ongoing septa strike it seems many people are being forced to drive this major artery philadelphia. this always a crowded roadway,
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but these lanes are crawling right now even more than usual on this night one of the strike. live in sky force 10, i'm george spencer, nbc 10 news. bill cosby's lawyers will get another opportunity to argue that his sexual assault case should be thrown out. they're going to be there tomorrow for a second day of pretrial hears. today the judge halted proceedings after the comedian's -- the judge ordered both sides to a closed door conference room. cosby is accused of sexual assaulting former temple university employee andrea constand, cosby claims the encounter was consensual. the city wanted to lay off 100 workers. >> i'll continue on. they alsoed to cut spending,
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sell it's largest track of land to pay down the state's billion dollar debt. the state doesn't like that plan and wants to oversee the city's assets. real estate -- next week appears to be affecting home sales in one popular jersey shore city. all new at 6:00, nbc 10 jersey shore reporter ted greenberg looks into the housing market in ocean city and what it means for anyone looking for a good deal. hillary is likely to be under investigation for a very long time. >> attacks and counter attacks. >> it's almost impossible to understand how somebody could run for president who seems not to like america. >> reporter: an extraordinarily unpredictable presidential campaign that some believe has had an impact on vacation home sales in at least one jersey shore resort. >> we're down about 61% in ocean city. >> reporter: steve booth is
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regional manager of berkshire hathaway realtors believes that the race for the white house is responsible for the drop in homes sales. >> a little uncertainty and not knowing what may affect taxes, what may affect policy down the road. >> reporter: but douglas isn't convinced the election has affected homes sales, he says after a slow spring, business for his ocean city based company picked up this fall. >> it's not a buyer's market at all, it's a sales market. >> reporter: real estate experts are saying it's not a price drop. >> people are paying what the properties are worth. >> reporter: real estate agents say sales have been consistently strong in nearby oceanside communities. >> you have to look at the
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specific individual area and the marketplace. >> a market place still advertising hot buys and record low mortgage rates, during an election season now in the homestretch. ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. the clouds are certainly increasing the afternoon keeping the temp down a bit in philadelphia, a high of 60, and it's in the 50s across the rest of the area and there's no rain around. the clouds may seem a little threatening, but there's nothing on the radar close by, not even far away. there's really no threat of rain until thursday afternoon. there a cold front that's going to be approaching and ahead of that, near reported warmth. there's thursday morning, the rain is still pretty far away, and so we're going to have plenty of hours of sunshine and
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a west wind to get things way up into the 70s. then in the afternoon, showers maybe even a couple of thunderstorms with this front, although it does not look as active as the one that came through on sunday, then the cooler air comes in with the northwest wind and that's why we cool down on friday and into the weekend. but we stay dry. and we could be breaking some records on thursday, record in philadelphia is 80. we're predicting 78. the place with the best chance of breaking records, atlantic city, and also in wilmington, delaware, it's going to be close and it will depend on the cloud cover and how soon any showers come in. tomorrow, philadelphia, 76 degrees tomorrow, that's quite cooler than today. 78 degrees on thursday, at least
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some sunshine earlier in the day, then we really warm up, then the showers come in, then the colder air, 20-degree drop by friday. then over the weekend, it's on the cool side, the heart walk on saturday, weather looks great for that. we fall back, turn our clocks back early sunday morning, wake up to a pretty chilly morning, and then election day is looking pretty good, the average high temperature this of time of year, 61, predicting lots of sunshine, 62. did the eagles make a pretty good trade right before the trade deadline? we're going to look at that.
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this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter... i don't know what i said, ahh... who attributed a reporter's questions to her menstrual cycle. trump: blood coming out of her...wherever. he is not a person who is equipped in temperament, judgment or character to lead our troops. donald trump has created a toxic atmosphere pitting one group against another. he's a mexican. claiming a person can't do the job because of their race is sort of like the textbook definition of a racist comment. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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pwhen i come home and dinner'sry not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p*á*á". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig.
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a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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i'm john clark from csn. the eagles did not make a trade before nfl's dead line this afternoon. the birds receivers are dropping the ball. they lead the nfl in percentage of balls dropped. jordan matthews and doriell is tired of talking about the drops. listen to brandon graham. >> i understand exactly what he was saying, but at the same time, it was the wrong place at the wrong time and then it's like if you clear your head like the coach said, you probably won't feel as bad as you felt at that moment when they asked you that question, that's all it is, they ebaited him into it and thy got what they wanted.
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i know it will be a learning experience. >> they sent jeremy grant for a trade. they get the nba leader here's sixers coaches brett brown, he says he can help okafor. >> we're getting players with very strong skill set that constitutes our interior five men. >> he can play 24 minutes, but that doesn't mean the minutes will keep going up. okafor won't play tonight. i'm john clark, we're back after this. i approve this message.
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donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!" when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do.
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. the septa strike has had a major affect on the evening rush. >> next is nbc "nightly news." tonight, the final week frenzy after days on defense, clinton comes out swinging and trump responds, as both campaigns hit the home stretch. tonight the battleground map, where it stands, with time running out. gas shortage fears. a massive explosion knocks out one of the biggest pipelines in america, used to supply over a dozen states. drivers could end up paying the price. windows warning. microsoft's new alert to customers about hack attacks linked to russia. and tonight what nbc news has learned about putin's efforts to rid russia of a big american name. the pot vote. marijuana on the ballot from coast to coast. red states, blue states, supporters of legalized weed, hoping to turn them green.

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