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homeward bound. the long holiday weekend is wrapping up, and now millions are on the move again. what you can expect at the airport, train station, and on the roads today. cheers and tears over the death of cuban president fidel castro. this morning the world reacts to the end of an era. and many question what the future holds for the small island nation. recounting the vote. we'll talk about the new effort to change the outcome of the presidential election, and what donald trump has to say about it. nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today," i'm rosemary connors. it's 5:30 on this sunday. thanks for joining us. let's begin with our weekend weather. meteorologist krystal klei has the details in the first alert neighborhood forecast. >> good morning, everyone.
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yesterday we saw those winds pick up just as we expected. as a result it was a little chilly through the afternoon. today we'll see more sunshine than yesterday but winds will still be present in the forecast throughout your sunday. the windchills this morning, it's cold as you step out the door. definitely difference from yesterday. then we're looking as we move into your monday. pretty seasonal day. nice conditions for monday. winds even dying down. the problem is, as we move into your midweek, it's very rainy forecast. we're talking tuesday, wednesday, even into your thursday. chances of rain across the board. so right now we're looking at temperatures in the 30s for the most part. 37 in philadelphia, and 34 in pottstown. we're also at 34 in allentown, atlantic city and just a little warmer in wildwood, right along shore point. overall it's a colder start than yesterday and your feels-like conditions are even a little lower. some of us in the low 30s. radar and satellite shows some clouds, but as we move through today there should be more sunshine mixed with these
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clouds. it's not going to be a completely sunny day but we will see that mix allowing for the sun to break through. we'll talk more about that. we're also going to look at those chances of rain into your next work week. we'll see you shortly. thanks crystal. >> the holiday weekend is almost over and now millions are hitting the roads, taking to the skies and grabbing a train in order to make it home after thanksgiving. today is considered one of the busiest travel days of the year, if not the busiest travel day of the year. nbc 10's monique braxton is live at philadelphia international airport, checking out the boards. how's it looks, monique? >> it's looking great so far, rosemary. we were surprised when we arrived to see dozens of people lining up to have their bags checked. phl tells us this is the busiest day of the thanksgiving travel season. overall busiest travel day. phl also estimates 85,000 travels will pass through the terminal. when we arrived we saw people
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walking, getting in line here, to go through the tsa security check. we've also seen some people who are stopping by the precheck service to make sure that their bags are the right size to take on board the airplane. you know, if you call ahead with the airlines, you can have your bags, and yourself, precertified so that you don't have to stand in what can be sometimes lengthy tsa checkpoints. we've also been watching the board up above, so far no cancellations, everything appears to be on schedule. so here are a few things you may want to know in case you are traveling this time for the first time in the past years. there has been some renovation here at the airport. american flights depart from terminals a-west, a-west, b, c, and f so if you're traveling american airlines you may want to check ahead of time to make sure that you're on board. as a reminder, it's about a 15 minute walk between f and c
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terminals. american offers free shuttles between c and f and a and f. we also want to make sure you know there is a free cell phone lot. it's conveniently located about one minute from all baggage claim areas. and that's according to airport officials so you can expect a little bit longer travel time because this is, after all, the busiest travel day of the thanksgiving holiday season. also, airport execs ask that you not wait on the roadways for your party to be picked up. throughout the year, peopleville been known to pull on the side of the road, or actually stop in the middle of the road, while they're on the phone with the person that they're expecting. so the airport officials say don't do that. we've got a free cell phone lot for you. in the next half hour we're going to talk to some folks who are traveling and have that for you. live now from phl, monique braxton. >> thanks, monique. today will also be a very busy on the roads and rails. here's a live look over the schuylkill expressway. sure to be packed later on.
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moving smoothly right now. penndot tells us travelers will see extra volume throughout the day. on the pennsylvania turnpike there will be plenty of drivers between noon and 8:00 this evening. amtrak says today is one of its busiest travel days. here's a live look now at 30th street station to help accommodate the extra passengers here amtrak is adding additional trains on the northeast corridor, excel la express and northeast regional lines. amtrak will run holiday express trains today between new york and washington, d.c. you can keep your holiday travel moving smoothly with the nbc 10 app. you can always find out more information about the traffic delays and weather updates with the free download. one person is in the hospital after this car crashed in philadelphia's east falls neighborhood. nbc 10 was on the scene on ridge avenue where police tell us the car flipped over around 3:45 this morning. we're working to find out the victim's condition. in the meantime investigators are looking for the cause of this accident. most of miami's
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cuban-american community continues to celebrate the death of fidel castro. this is an aerial view of little havana. the cuban leader died yesterday at the age of 90. some see fidel castro's death as the end of a generation of tyranny. others warn that more work is needed to bring about real change in cuba. reaction in the u.s. to castro's packing appears to be bittersweet. thousands are cheering but many wish their loved ones who escaped the regime had lived to see castro's death. the communist leader seized property, silenced the media and jailed dissidents. most cuban-american citizens and politicians are still angry. >> he destroyed families. he destroyed a country, he destroyed practically a culture. >> all for his cause. the sadness and tragedy of his
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death, that is the legacy of fidel castro. >> cuban americans are hoping for democratic change when castro's 85-year-old brother raul, the president of cuba, is no longer in power. president obama who moved to normalize relations with cuba said of fidel castro, history will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and world around him. president-elect donald trump said, fidel castro's legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, pofrty, and the denial of fundamental human rights. cuban-americans in our region remain hopeful that castro's death will mean a shift in policy and politics on the small island nation. reporter christian casarez from our spanish seeking sister station telemundo spoke with someone who said castro changed her family forever. >> what castro has done to my family is separated my family. >> reporter: she says the reason she is in the united states is
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because of fidel castro. after her parents fled a communist cuba. >> my parents couldn't freely go back and forth to cuba. if my grandmother was dying my father couldn't go see her. you know, they separated a family. and brought a lot of pain. >> reporter: pain she says was her fuel when she came to this new country from her hometown of colon. now making history along the way as the first hispanic woman to serve in public office in mercer county. but her smile isn't the only one. >> it was something almost surreal. i've waited my whole entire life for this man to pass. >> reporter: inside this cuban restaurant a feeling of hope and a new beginning reflected on their smiles as the business is serving one free drink in light of what's to come. >> it's kind of a little anti-climactic because he is out of power essentially for ten years, but you know something that cuban-american community has been waiting for close to 60 years.
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>> reporter: a change this local leader says was surreal as she explained what was happening to her children. >> i said i'm happy. i'm happy. and i don't want to be happy about somebody being dead. but i actually feel happy that he's gone. all the horrible things he's done to so many people. >> she says she hopes to one day be able to visit cuba but knows that her life would be completely different, maybe even behind bars if she would have stayed in that country. mainly because she considers herself very opinionated. in south jersey, christian casarez, nbc 10 news. >> you can see more local reaction toll fidel castro's death plus a more complete picture of the polarizing legacy he leaves behind right now on the nbc 10 app. 5:39 on this sunday. name change coming up why google had to do some quick editing this weekend for its maps showing trump tower. also, shopping small for a big cause. we'll take you to the local stores cashing in on annual holiday tradition.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. welcome back. starting out with a look outside philadelphia here. you can see the flag still whipping in the wind. the winds aren't terribly strong this morning. yesterday the gusts around 25 to 30 miles per hour which is exactly what we were expecting. we're expecting about the same today. gusts around 30 miles per hour. so they'll start to strengthen again as we move into your afternoon, which will also make it feel a little chillier than it truly is outside. current winds right now, most of us around 5 to 10 miles per hour, although starting to pick up a bit in coatesville at 16 miles per hour. winds mostly coming in from the west/northwest. so that's going to continue throughout today's forecast. we see that same direction of wind push and same strength of winds as we move into the afternoon. so this is the forecast by late today, gusts around 30 miles per hour. officially at the airport in philadelphia that's what we saw gusts up to yesterday 30 miles per hour. winds sustaining around 10 to 15 miles per hour. some of us closer to 15 to 20
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miles per hour. overall you're going to notice those winds. it's going to make it feel cooler than it truly is. temperatures are going to be on the low side. a little below average. friday we were at 53. we stayed in the low 50s slightly below average on saturday and that's the same for today. look at the warm-up ahead, though. that's when chances of rain move in. we'll talk more about those chances of showers coming up. >> thanks for that krystal. 5:43 on this sunday. breaking news, the new jersey turnpike is shut down southbound in the inner lanes, that's the cars-only side. the shutdown is happening just north of exit 7 in bordentown township. right now we're working to get some more information on this closure. all we know from the new jersey turnpike authority is that there's been a crash. we'll stay on top of this and bring you more information as soon as we have it right here on air and on the nbc 10 app. coming up, online bargain shopping will reach a frenzy tomorrow. three things you should do to make your cyber monday search successful. that's still ahead.
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a scam. that's what president-elect donald trump is calling an election recount effort now backed by hillary clinton's campaign. yesterday clinton's camp said it plans to support a recount in wisconsin. former green party presidential nominee jill stein is organizing the effort. the recount in wisconsin could start this week. stein also wants recounts in pennsylvania, and michigan. political observers say those three battleground states helped to decide the election. president-elect trump won 290 electoral votes compared to clinton's 232. it's the electoral vote that wins the white house. clinton leads the national popular vote by about 2 million votes. in a statement the president-elect also called the recount effort ridiculous. mr. trump said, quote, the people have spoken and the election is over. this is a scam by the green party for an election that has already been conceded. meantime president-elect trump's transition headquarter building in new york has its old name back.
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yesterday somebody renamed trump tower dump tower on google maps. the change soon made the rounds on social media. google caught on and changed the name back. according to the company users can help update google maps can sometimes make errors. a little bit later on this morning, on "meet the press," chuck todd will be sitting down with trump campaign manager kellyanne conway about whether the president-elect can keep his promises. he'll also be discussing the death of fidel castro and what it means for diplomatic relations with the u.s. that's at 10:30 right here on nbc 10. tomorrow's cyber monday is expected to be the busiest online shopping day of all time generating more than $3 billion in sales. if you're planning to cash in experts say make a list before you hop online. if you weren't already planning to buy an item in the first place, then a sale may not be saving you any money. nowhere to look. cyber monday usually has great deals on apparel, and keep in mind to shop safe. use sites like paypal to check out instead of checking out as a
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guest on a website. the experts consider sites like paypal to be more secure. small businesses are also looking forward to a profitable holiday season after they say they had a pretty successful start with small business saturday. sidewalks were packed in delaware county as folks stopped in the mom and pop shops to check out the sales. at kathy's book store it's love of stories that created a niche. every book used to belong to somebody else in the community. but management tells us being sandwiched between big box stores can sometimes make it difficult to stand out. >> we're small business every day but it's special, especially important around the holidays and on these big shopping weekends when you're planning to spend a lot of money to think about where you're putting it. >> we also saw lots of customers at stores in ardmore and manayunk supporting the small businesses vital to the economy. this weekend isn't just about small business saturday. it's a busy shopping weekend no matter where you go. the tarrytown mall was plenty
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packed. a spokesperson said great deals are still out there because many retailers have extended their black friday promotions through today. >> my daughter had some spending money, wanted to get some good deals on sales. i got a few things, as well. many malls across our area have extended hours to help you check a few more items off your holiday shopping list. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. all right we start off by taking a look at temperatures this morning. not a bad start, certainly cooler than it was yesterday. most of us in our philadelphia neighborhoods are above freezing. temperatures in the 30s. 39 right now in kensington, rittenhouse, 36 for andorra. you also see the mid to upper 30s, areas like fox chase, parkwood at 387 degrees. so we're starting out colder than yesterday. not, though, terribly bone chilling cold although winds make it feel a bit cooler than it truly is.
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most of us feel like we're about the mid 30s. delaware is the same, right now areas sitting at 36 degrees, 38 for harmony hills and wilmington at 39 degrees as well. further south we're looking at about the same conditions, a lot of 30s, and some of us trying to get ready for the 40s. 35 in allen dale, harrington at 37. rehoboth almost to the 40s at 38 degrees for the current temperature. looking at radar and satellite, in our area we've got some clouds still hanging around. but for the most part it is a dry start to our sunday morning and we're going to see like yesterday a little mix of clouds and sun to start. mostly sunny conditions expected over much of the area by later today. this is a pretty nice sunday for us. temperaturewise, a little cool. barely below average. the average in philadelphia is 52 degrees. we're at 51 center city, summerton the same. 49 in lansdale and 48 for allentown with a little mix of
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clouds and sun, leaning towards sunshine. over to parts of new jersey, temperatures mostly upper 40s to low 50s. hammonton at 51, ocean city at 52 and also a high of 51 in wilmington where most locations should cap right around the low 50s. future wind gusts, starting out kind of low around 5 to 15 miles per hour. look into the afternoon gusts around 25 to 30 miles per hour. yet again in the forecast. this is pretty similar to yesterday. just a smidge windier than yesterday. you're not going to notice it much. it was windy yesterday. it's going to be the same today. meaning maybe don't worry about the hair, because it's going to make it feel a little chillier out there than what temperatures actually are sitting at. as we go into the evening winds will start to drop off and monday looking pretty nice. coming up in your next half hour we'll talk about the forecast for the eagles game. speaking of the eagles, will he or won't he? coming up we'll hear from the eagles coach about the status of nelson agholor and whether he'll play tomorrow night and wild
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afternoon in college football from happy valley to columbus and back. we've got it all covered next in your sunday morning sports.
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this is sports desk, brought to you by xfinity. x-1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. good morning to you, i'm danny pommells, csn college football was the flavor of the day saturday the stakes high for penn state who hoped with a little help from ohio state the blue and white would be heading to the big ten championships by night's end. penn state's fans more focused on what was going on at columbus at the beginning of this game. how about we go there first? double overtime ohio state/michigan. osu runs in the game-winning score to knock off the wolverines 30-27 much to the delight of the beaver stadium crowd. they know now a penn state win and they're heading to the pig ten title game next week. barkley has been doing it all
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day long. the kid flies high over the pylon a la ladainian tomlinson. penn state trace mcsorley looking downfield. seals the envelope on some airmail. great catch in double coverage. that's a touchdown and it's on. scary moments for penn state. barkley helped off the field with an ankle gervasebly upset on the sidelines. he did not return. mcsorley, four td passes, penn state headed to a big ten title match to take on wisconsin next saturday. >> we're honored to be able to play them in the big ten championship game in indianapolis. so, again i just want to thank everybody, humbled, humbled for this night. humbled for the type of support that we get. and just so thankful for the guys in that locker room. it's been special. >> temple looking to lock up a
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spot in the american conference title game with a win over east carolina at the link. a yard away, the owls up 14-7. a minute later temple on the doorstep once more, thomas from three yards away 21-7 temple they do not look back they will face a tough navy team in the conference title game next week. fcs playoffs villanova hosting saint francis, first quarter aaron forbes up the guts for six. 'nova on top 10-0. later in the first quart eer ry bell near sideline rumbling 59 yards. he's got reservations for six all 'nova and coach andy hali's final home game. they play south dakota state next week. to the pros the eagles and packers monday night showdown approaching. running back matthews has been ruled out for the game as well as vaitai.
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still in question is knellson agholor. head coach doug pederson said he may have to take a step back but pederson looks what he saw this week. >> he's had a good week of prak be 'tis. i feel like he's in a good spot. he's done everything right this week. >> i'm convinced on what he's done this week and kind of know where he's hat and the confidences we've had. i want to get through the next couple of days of practice. there's always things that come up. on the ice flyers goaltender to make his first career start for the flames. he was called up after the injury to the backup goalie. the sixers will have joel embiid available to play sunday against lebron games. embiid will not travel to toronto for monday's game against the raptors remember the sixers played the cavs pretty tight earlier this season. that's it for sports i'm danny pommells. >> 5:57 and we're following the rush to get home. coming up the travel time checking in on the busiest travel spots of the holiday weekend comes to a close. we'llville a live report of what
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you can expect next. and today we're talking mostly sunshine but in the days to come that changes. chances of rain hitting the forecast for several days. the details on that and some wind for today coming up.
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travel time round two, here is a live look at philadelphia international airport where thousands are hoping for a smooth flight home after the long holiday weekend. in a live report we'll find out how the crowds are navigating security. it's a cold start for travelers. here's a live look outside at 30th street station plenty of people coming home by train. the winds will be picking up a little bit later on today and we are tracking some rain later on this week. plus celebration and mourning. the world reacts to the death of fidel castro including local cuban americans now wondering what's next for their family's homeland. >> nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning, welcome back to "nbc 10 news today," i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:00 on this sunday. we will wrap up the weekend on a chilly note. meteorologist krystal klei is tracking it all in the first alert neighborhood forecast. >> that's exactly right. certainly cooler than we were yesterday. right now temperatures to

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