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woman on the angora rail line. inbound trains are not running, outbound trains are back in service. a busy wednesday night. >> here is your 6:00 p.m. update on the septa strike. it's another evening of frustration for thousands of people just trying to get home. with the trollies, busses and subways shut down, riders are enduring delays on the regional rails. and children are suffering, many children walking long distances to home or school and some of them missing class. those are not stoplights, of course, brake lights lighting up the city tonight. >> there are two main sticking points between septa and the union, we're hear the two sides are hammering out issues with
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the pension and work hours. nbc 10's team coverage begins with andrea kline-thomas. how have things changed stings we saw you on hour ago, very crowded. >> very crowded. i actually had to move because there's a l ee's a lot of active 30th street station. the closer we get to rush hour, the later these trains are. these riders had to endure a lot on the way to work now they're having to endure it on the way home. very frustrating for some. i talked to one rider, this is what she told us about her commute. >> it takes me about 15 to 20 minutes to get to work. today it took me 2 1/2 hours to get to work.
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>> reporter: i want you to see folks over here, you might hear people yelling, they're the septa ambassadors, they're trying to get people in and out of the station, telling them what line to get into, when trains arrive so they can get this thing moving. but again, folks are going to wait just a little bit, very chaotic here, but folks are getting home. that's the latest here at the 30th street station, i'm andrea klein-thomas, nbc 10 news. more than 50,000 students use septa to get to school. it's a real struggle now, some kids forced to walk miles to get to school or not at all. >> reporter: attendance dropped at least at one school. just one block from here, there's a first through 12th
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great high school attendance in the high school is down 60%. we can certainly see the effects of this strike, there's traffic out here, so much so that we need police officers to direct the drivers. also on broad street, many more travelers are traveling on foot. but the head of the school says the impact is much deeper. >> the 12th graders are going to be the most impacted because they graduate this year. and the state requires that they have in a minimum of 990 hours to get a diploma. >> reporter: the halls of the mathematics, civics and science departments are buzzing, but mostly with younger student. the older students who rely on septa to get to class are not able to get there. >> we only have one car and my husband and i both work. i ended up not being able to come to work, my husband took
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the car today and i took the car today and he stayed home today. >> reporter: nevertheless, school is still in session, and for the students who can't make it here, they may find their return to class overwhelming. >> we're working on their getting the assignments off of the computers, but many of our students, 96% of our students come from low income families so they don't have computers. >> reporter: difficult situation all the way around, some of the high schoolers we spoke to today told me that their teachers are trying to review as much older material as possible so they don't cover too much new ground in the meantime, they're all hoping for a resolution sooner rather than later. i'm rosemary connors, nbc 10 news. >> there's a lot of traffic behind rosemary so let's get a bird's-eye view of the traffic in center city. >> mitch blacher has a bird's-eye view for us tonight. >> reporter: this area is
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normally served by the market frankfurt line, you can see a lot more traffic moving out of the city than we would normally see. uber has told us that they're actually up about 40% and they have expanded their uber pool coverage. the broad street line also shut down, folks will have to commute down to get there as well. >> and we know it's tough to get a ride, so that's why you can get a lift from nbc 10. >> nbc 10's tim furlong rode along as someone got a ride and you helped pay for a philadelphia woman to get home tonight? >> reporter: we did it last night and we thought why not do it again? this woman, nadira, she actually works, just a couple of that, it
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would have been about an hour walk, she contacted us through the nbc 10 facebook page, and told us her situation. we got mina from lyft, this was an amazing amount of fun. we've concerned about you really not right now, but tomorrow, how concerned are you about getting to work tomorrow are you going to do it on foot. >> i'm going to try to do lyft again and going in the morning. but like i said before, i don't know how long i can keep this up. if it's more than a week -- >> you're going to have find another way. she's very nervous, she did a good job, we're very proud of you, we're glad we would help you get home during the strike. make sure you go to nbc 10 facebook page and check in, and leave us a comment about what you are doing and what you need to do. maybe we'll help you. >> and we want to help you get
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to work or home at no charge. it's called get a lyft with nbc 10, all you have to do is go to our facebook page and like that page and find out how you can get a free ride. >> the last time there was a septa strike, it lasted ailing days. join us for your septa strike survival ride. we'll start for the morning rush at 4:00 in the morning. now a historic decision, 2016, the battle ground down to the wire now. hillary clinton and donald trump have sixes this until they found out who's president. >> today hollywood actress anne hathaway campaigned for hillary clinton while one of trump's daughters visited the suburbs. the focus today, lauren, millennial voters. >> jim and jacqueline, these
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candidates, they can't be everywhere. so they've got these helpers. we were in chester county today as we had these surrogates hopping around all around our area. their goal is to get out the vote and get their message out. in chester county, they moved this gathering outside, because so many people came to see tiffany donald trump. the candidate's daughter helping in the final push. tiffany trump graduated from penn earlier this year. >> i have met some of my closest friends in pennsylvania and i'm so grateful for that. i obviously had philly cheesesteaks throughout my four years living here. don't tell my mom. >> reporter: she's among the list of surrogates fanning out in important areas like pennsylvania to get out the vote. what does it mean to have these
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surrogates come out in this final push during election stay? >> i think they believe that pennsylvania is within our grasp. >> reporter: hillary clinton's campaign getting some help today from an actress who drew a crowd on temple's campus. you may be used to seeing anne hathaway on the big screen. >> my parents grew up not far away and my aunt went to temple and i spent many, many holidays in the suburbs of philadelphia. >> reporter: the hope is that it will spur action. >> you will see it on instagram and twitter. >> gail got a photo, but was already a clinton supporter. she says she doesn't think her candidate needs much celebrity help. >> anne hathaway is just a plus. >> reporter: need the help or not, both candidates are going to be getting some help over the next couple of days, tomorrow
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donald trump's wife melania trump will be in berwyn and stevie wonder will be having a get out the vote performance for hillary clinton. and more now on the push for pennsylvania, a new monmouth university poll released this afternoon shows donald trump gaining steam in the keystone state. hillary clinton leads 48-44. hillary clinton had a ten point lead just last month. philadelphia's district attorney is firing back at donald trump questioning the integrity of the city's elections, he said donald trump's allegations of election rigging are false. he says that there are some assistant district attorneys and several detectives. donald trump has set his
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sights on the battle ground state of florida today. the republican nominee is set to speak in the florida panhandle in less than an hour. it is his third stop of the day in the sunshine state. earlier he held a rally in orlando where he continued his attacks against hillary clinton. he said clinton is corrupt and the country could face a constitutional crisis. >> hillary is not the victim, the american people are the victims of this system. so corrupt in so many ways. and this is your one chance to change it because you what? in four years, it's not going to happen. >> trump's wife melania will be holding a r ing ing a rally in tomorrow. >> hillary clinton was also in florida today, she made a surprise appearance at an early voting location near ft. lauderdale. it is the final campaign countdown, nbc 10 will be there
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every step of the way. join us friday night for prospective on the race will broadcast from xfinity live in philadelphia starling at 7:00 p.m. >> next on nbc 10 at 6:00, josh huff apologizes a day after his arrest on gun and marijuana charges and he explains why he was carrying a weapon. >> i'm a professional athlete, i mean what professional athlete doesn't have a gun? >> what his teammates say about the arrest being a distraction. also all new at 6:00, you can play arcade style games. a first look at what's called a game changer for a.c. casinos. get ready for an even bigger warmup tomorrow, but we're also tacking rain that could impact your commute. i approve this message.
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>> reporter: i'm mitch blacher in sky force 10 as the septa strike continues. you can see the sluggish end of this commute as 900,000 riders are affected. of course nbc 10 will continue to have the latest on the strike on nbc 10 news at 10:00. all those drivers not feeling very lucky, but who needs luck when you have skills. starting today, there are new video games that pay out real money in atlantic city. >> the new machines in atlantic city could be a real game changer for atlantic city. ted greenberg spoke with gamblers who got their hands on the games for the first time. >> reporter: it has a lot of the
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action that 21-year-old ryan mcgee looks for in a video game. but this one comes with the chance to cash out. >> awesome idea, honestly, especially with us younger guys who are on our systems all day every day anyway. >> reporter: this as the country's first skill based gambling machines. >> it's better than the arcades games. >> harrah's caesars and valley in new york city became the first in the nation to put the games online. new york based game co is putting the games outs on the market. >> these games have raooughly a 90% return to player so the player has a good chance of winning. >> reporter: these machines have
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the look feel that the xbox generation is used to. >> these games are unlike the traditional slot machines, they're packed with action and ambassado adventure. >> you can win up to $500 and an additional $5,000 with power up prizes. >> these are significant to the involvement of gaming not only in atlantic city, but worldwide. >> reporter: 21 machines are currently operating. other casinos will get them after christmas, with additional states next year. ryan mcgee bet a dollar and at one point was up by 4, but as it often goes in casinos, he couldn't resist the temptation to keep playing. >> i risked it and i lost it. >> ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. and if you're gambling on going out without an umbrella
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tomorrow, you might lose that bet. 66 degrees in philadelphia right now, we got up to 70, but with the clear skies, it's starting to cool down, but at this time of the year,'s still pretty warm. port richmond, bustleton and andorra all at 67 degrees. right now the main system is still out near chicago, some thunderstorms developing out in illinois. that's a long way away from here, and it's certainly not going to be affecting anybody by the morning commute. the commute cast shows dry conditions, lots of sunshine for the morning, not all that cool, it's going to warm up quickly, at least 70 by lunchtime, but dry and then for the afternoon commute, that's when the temperature starts going down. and the rain starts falling down. here's hour by hour as we go through the evening.
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it doesn't cool off a whole lot during the evening and then tomorrow morning, it's not that cool at all for this time of the year. and here come the showers and possible thunderstorms. there's 10:00 a.m., it's still far to the west. moves into our northern and western areas, around noontime, it's already cooling off in allentown and warming up in the philadelphia area. and then everything moves through very quickly tomorrow afternoon as computer model is really moving that rain through fast and then the temperature goes down fast, by 5:30, it's 59 degrees in allentown, after getting up near 70. so watch out for that cooldown late in the day tomorrow. as far as a cooldown for the weekend, you're going to be seeing temperatures closer to average, closer to 60 degrees, but it looks dry, friday, saturday, and sunday. temperatures not too bad for this time of the year. and the dry pattern continues once we get past tomorrow. it's chilly on friday,
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seasonably chilly, saturday, sunday, into monday, remember the heart walk saturday morning should be starting out pretty chilly. you fall back with the clocks on sunday and voting day looks to bely good. average temperatures and sunshine. hey, i'm danny pommells, coming up, josh huff talks about his arrest yet on the walt whitman bridge and you'll be surprised as to what he had to say, coming up.
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i'm danny pommells from cns. the eagles focused on josh huff who was arrested yet for having marijuana and a gun in his car. >> reporter: doug pederson spokes to josh huff and said he was disappointed about his arrest. he spoke to josh about making shark decisions off the field. and the eagles will wait for the nfl to investigate. josh apologized to him and the eagles. >> apologized sincerely about my actions yesterday. that's not who i am. and i hope you guys don't take it that way. and i will do better to fix this and learn from it. i mean i'm a professional athlete, i mean what professional athlete don't have a gun?
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i have a wife and a i have a son at home, and my job is protect them at all costs. >> you're the father of your house, and you need to talk to your siblings and keep talking to your kids and keep reiterating the importance of who you represent, what you represent, the families, the philadelphia eagles and you got to make smart choices. >> this is the third player and fourth incident this year. but doug pederson says i have control of my team and i would rather help my players that punch them. john to the hard wood now, joel embiid will not play, joelle okafor will play instead.
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service back to normal in the media-elwyn line. >> rainy tomorrow for the commute. >> late tomorrow afternoon, that's when you see the rain, even though it's dry in the morning. >> see you at 11:00. war, six days left, trump and clinton, blitzing battlegrounds, our new battleground map, can trump break through the clinton firewall? tonight president obama's sharp criticism of his own fbi director. deadly ambush, police officers executed, shot while defenseless, sitting in their squad cars, a massive man huntd to catch a cold-blooded killer. does a youtube video offer a clue to the motive. price shock. life-saving drugs, first it was epipens, now outrage over insulin. millions depend on it. why is it getting so much harder to afford? and game seven for all the marbles

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