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we are hearing more stories of bravery and courage from those who risked their lives to save strangers. response from president trump about gun laws many america as he heads to see the damage from the hurricane. and we have more on michelle obama's visit to philadelphia. >> a city healing, a nation grieving in the aftermath of the deadly shooting in las vegas. we continue to search for reasons why sunday nice's
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massacre may have happened. i'm erin coleman. investigators continue to search for answers that may never be found. the hotel remains a crime scene. two of the windows on the 32rd floor are smashed. it was where steven paddock fired on the crowd below. they say he had 23 guns inside that room. another 19 guns were found in his home. two of the guns were modified to make them fully automatic according to two officials. president trump spoke about the calls being made for better gun control laws. >> is now the time for stiffer gun laws, mr. president? >> look. we have a we'll be talking about
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gun laws this time. a little league andiest wrest -- and wrestling coach was at the concert. he was celebrating his anniversary with his wife and separated from his wife in the cha chaos. they confirmed his death this morning. we are learning more about who is dead are. the victims families and friends are starting to share their stories and the heartbreak. >> he is a very popular kid around school and around town. >> he with was a very kind and
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loving person. >> this man died protecting his wife for just over a year. he was shot as he grabbed her and ran from the bullets. matt delucia is live. you have been looking for people trying to do good during such a difficult time. >> right. it has been a tough day and a half for the people especially here in las vegas. this is their home and that home was attacked on sunday night. now, this morning my photographer and i got in the car and started driving around to see how people were trying to help out to lend a helping hand. blood donations have been critical. that is not going away any time soon. we saw some folks who got in line at 3:00 this morning. it is because the lines have
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been so long. people were coming in from neighboring states to do their part. >> i'm from california. it is literally all we can do for their fellow americans. this is really what america is about. it is not what we have been hearing over the last couple of years. america comes together. >> wasn't there to actually help out the people on the ground. giviing blood is the least i ca do. >> and a lot of people are doing that as well. almost 36 hours later take a look. there is still a crime scene. part of the strip still shut down. folks are trying to get back to some sort of normal life, heading to work, heading to school. last night there were several candle light vigils. this morning they are all waiting for some answers, answers as to why this happened.
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those answers may not come soon enough or at all for these folks. a surprise reunion between one of the shooting victims is all played out on the today show. >> his name is james. you didn't know him then? >> no. >> we were able to find him. i know you wanted to thank him. >> i did. >> we got him here so you could meet him. >> oh, wow. >> here he is. >> hey. >> thanks, buddy. appreciate it. >> he was shot. james lawson tied off tom's wound and helped him into a pickup truck driven bay third mystery man. james and tom have a message for him as well. >> i do want to say whoever was driving that maroon f-250, 350,
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thank you. it could have been a whole different night if he wasn't there when he was. >> i wouldn't be here. >> lawson says he was one of many heros who risked their own lives to help others. new this morning victims of the shootings with minor wounds are now returning to their homes. we caught up with a woman who sprained her ankle running away. she said she is lucky compared to the horrors so many others faced. >> we haven't been able to wrap it around our heads still. it feels like a nightmare. you don't get the images and sounds out of your head. >> this woman couldn't stop hugging her dad when she arrived. she is mere visiting family. she says las vegas is a city in shock. investigators are trying to
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figure out the motive of the las vegas gunman. steven paddock took his own life. he was 64 years old and had no criminal record. nbc news reports he did have a history of running up large gambling debts. he ganled large amounts atlas vegas casinos recently. his family is still in disbelief. >> our condolences to everyone. we just don't understand. it's like i said, an asteroid just fell out of the sky, and we have no reason, rhyme, rational, e k excuse. >> his father was on the fbi's es ten most wanted list he was
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described as psychopathic with suicidal tendencies. his son had no brushes with the law. president trump ordered all u.s. flags to be flown at half staff until friday in honor of those killed. governor wolf and mayor will join anti gun violence activists. we'll have more live reports from las vegas throughout the day. they are both gathering the latest information. here at home a man is in custody after a sexual assault. police were called around 4:30 this morning. she went to the hospital for treatment. the suspect was arrested at the scene. frightening moments for students after it colluded with a car.
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no one was hurt on board. the bus was going to the chaert school when it happened around 8:00 this morning. happening today womens rights is bringing a strong voice. she is speaking at the conference for women. a live look right now at the scene outside the center. hundreds of women are atentding. the conversation starts at 1:30 and requires a ticket. if you don't have one unfortunately you have out of luck because it is old out -- sold out. we'll connect you through that there the nbc 10 app. >> there were crowds of women this morning. they are warning to -- let's check things with
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jessica boyington. >> this is the northbound side. you can see a tow truck up ahead, a disabled tractor trailer here. looks like a few police officers on the scene there as well. so for right now a little slow. moving over the new jersey somewhere u.s. outside of egg harbor city. we have a crash on the eastbound side. that is the traffic moving more towards the shore. and i didn't -- no problems right now. back to you. new details about the recovery and president trump's comments about san juan's mayor as he and the first lady are on their way to witness the
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devastation firsthand. ♪ and he was an american legend who refused to back down. his music the sound track of so many lives. we'll have a look back at the life of rocker tom petty. and take a look at the temperatures. we have 60s on the map right now but 70s by this afternoon. through the 80s soon enough. we'll take a look at how long that lasts coming up.
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meet steve sweeney. he's a double-dipping pension padder.
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double-dipping pension padder! he had two government jobs, two paychecks and padded his pension along the way. he's a double-dipping pension padder! now he's making over $300,000 a year as a lobbyist and a senator. double-dipping pension padder! so he's all set - thanks to you, the taxpayer. which is why steve sweeney had no problem voting to raise your taxes 145 times, including the largest gas tax hike in history. sounds about right, coming from a.... double-dipping pension padder!
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this morning we are learning more about steven paddock. his father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. president trump called paddock a very sick and demented man. he made the comment on his way to puerto rico this morning. he plans to meet with februarys of fema and first responders. he will host a meeting with the major of san juan. last week the president after she accused of inefficiency in response to the recovery effort. she said she will use the
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meeting to remind president trump that the situation is about saving lives and not politics and giving the people of puerto rico the respect their deserve. >> you know, i think it's now to knowledge what a great job we have done. in texas and florida we get an a plus and i tell you what, i think we have done just as good in puerto rico. >> first lady melania trump joined him for the trip. most of u.s. territory is still without water and power this morning. a quarter of the island will have power in the next month. residents are standing in line for hours for gas and others to get a few grocery stores. today they said they are looking
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to boost aid to remote parts of the island. >> we have identified that they require so we are creating a pass task force. >> they are looking the install much needed facilities. this cruise ship arrive until miami today. nearly 4,000 people from puerto rico took the free trip. most worked for the cruise line or are family and friends. you can pitch in to help hurricane victims at 1-800-596-6567. you can find more on the nbc 10 app. tom petty has died.
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♪ >> petty died overnight hours after cardiac arrest. the 66-year-old was famous for free falling, american girl and i won't back down. happening now, an apology from the former head of equifax breach that effected so many americans. this is a live picture from capitol hill. he is testifying before the house commerce sub committee. smith admits mistakes were made and he is deeply sorry for the results problem. today we are learning one of the bigst information breaches in history is worse than initially thought. we now know smith waited three weeks to alert the public. today's testimony is just the beginning for smith.
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he is scheduled to appear before the senate banking committee tomorrow before returning to the house thursday. within the past 24 hours investigators added another 2.5 million people to the list. this brings the total effected to 145 million people. these added people are not victims of a new attack but rather people the company did not count before. all right. we have scattered clouds overhead but plenty of blue skies and a lot of sunshine in today's forecast. we'll remain dry. we are not going to get any rain from there. the same can be said over the ben franklin. it will not bring any rain. we are talking 5 to 15 miles per
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hour winds and temperatures that move into the 70s by this afternoon. they are already in the 60s. mid-60s for the lehigh valley. look at that, almost 70 degrees. we have a nice range here but most of us are near the upper 60s. it is 67. plentyover sun out there. here is a nice wide view. there is nothing here. it will mean that we stay clear today. we typically if we are track ago front or something we let you know if it was heading our way later in the day.
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a couple more days of dry conditions. the area shaded yellow, plenty of sunshine and temperatures that typically are warm. we are definitely going to see that. so yesterday we were in the mid-70s. today it will be a degree or two warmer. 73 for chestnut hill. in the suburbs low to mid-70s. coo cookstown 72. water temperatures are in the upper 60s as well. moderating effects keeping us at the same level. wilmington 74. we'll cap as we go into the afternoon hours. we go through our tuesday morning here and then overnight
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and it's just clear conditions out there. we go into your wednesday and we lost through the afternoon. we might see clouds wednesday morning. plenty of sun by the afternoon. we are talking sunny, mostly sunny. think even thursday we could see scattered clouds. we are not talking a ton of cloud coverage out there. here is the warming trend. 76 today and picks up to 80 on your wednesday and 82 by thursday. it will be more than 10 degrees warmer. by friday an isolated chance of a shower. it is a breezy weekend and sunday is when rain returns to the forecast and showers could be steadier monday and tuesday of next week. still ahead, late night put the jokes aside and expressed their true emotions about the las vegas massacre.
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thursday, october 5th on
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your kalen c -- calendar. here is a look at the battleship, new jersey. that is the setting for the delaware valley veterans career fair. he is veteran of both the united states marines and the u.s. army. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> tell us the impact the service has had and why your company is interested in hiring veterans. >> the impact it has had is it has given me a set of skills i can transfer into the corporate world. that's what we look for in hiring veterans is that skill set. they transition that into the corporate world very well. >> all right. talk more about that skill set, what qualities does a veteran have that makes it very good in corporate america? sq >> the dedication to service is
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what we look for and what they bring to the table. >> does that kind of set them apart or when you're at these kind of things? >> it definitely does. i can tell when i'm talking to a veteran because they carry themselves differently in a lot of the time. >> tell us about the career fair and what we can expect there. >> we expect about 40 employer wlos will be there. you'll have hiring managers who will have jobs available to talk to -- with the veterans immediately. >> some jobs offered on the spot perhaps? >> there is potential to do that. you do have to apply online and go through an interview process. there is always that possibility. >> thanks for being with us. >> happens thursday, october 5th. it is going on from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for more information or to register head to our web site, or check out our nbc
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10 app. calls for unity in the aftermath of tragedy. we are following the latest developments as people come together to help those injured in sunday night's massacre. plus a lunchtime unlike any other for thousands in philadelphia today. we are live as preparations are underway for former first lady michelle obama's visit to the pennsylvania conference for women.
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nbc 10 breaking news. police and family members are still at the loss to explain why a gunman a barrage of bullets. at least 59 people were killed in sunday night's attack. a look where steven paddock carried out his murder spree from the window of his 32rd
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floor room. jay gray is live with more on the investigation, jay. >> and still locked down. las vegas mourns the loss here. investigators working to try to understand how and why all of this happened. city and grief silenced and still reeling. 59 dead and more than 500 injured in the worst mass shooting in u.s. history.
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left behind more questions than answers. searched the room for clues. authorities say he had checked in three days before the attack bringing 23 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition with him. gunfire rained down victims like tom macintosh were struck by the bullets. zbli helped my wife over the wall and helped another lady over the wall and i got shot. >> a stranger helped to save his life. today they were reunited. >> appreciate it. >> we stopped the bleeding. >> from the horror here hundreds of acts of kindness. strangers saving strangers when the worst of humanity had just taken place. this morning before leaving for
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puerto rico called paddock a sick and demented man and says the gun control debate has a place in washington. >> we will be talking about gun laws. >> the president scheduled to travel to las vegas tomorrow and meet with victims, families and first responders. >> and a live look now at one of the shattered windows they used as a shooting position during the attack. let's get back to the investigation for just a second here. there are reports today that federal agents inside that hotel suite have uncovered a laptop as well as a video camera they hope can help them understand a motive in this tragic event. that is the latest live right here in las vegas. back to you.
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new video shows country music singer jason aldean as the first gunshots rang out. he was performing on stage when it began. he ran for cover when he realized what was happening. aldean buput an emotional post. he wrote this world is becoming the kind of place i am afraid to raise my children in. at the end of the day we aren't democrats or republicans, whites or blacks, men or women. we are all human and we are all americans and it's time to start acting like it and stand together as one. steve scalise stepped forward to offer his thoughts and prayers to the nevada victims. >> to let everybody know how much it meant. it was tremendously uplifting and gave me and my family a lot of strength during those times.
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on that same token, jennifer and i pray for the people involved in the nevada shooting. with so many others still injured today those families need our prayers right now. they need to be uplifted. >> scalise called on everyone. that call is already being answered. dozens lined up to donate blood. some people told us they watd six hour to try to make a difference. one man drove in from california. he had friends at the concert and wanted to help. late night comedy shows took a much different tone last night. they paused to knowledge the tragedy in las vegas and the victims. >> this morning we woke up to the news of another senseless shooting. we need to remember that good still exists in this world. we are here to entertain you tonight. that's what we are going to do.
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tonight show host opened without to traditional monolo e monologue. two of his guests joined for a special duet. >> the song no freedom. after the show posted lyrics are especially important in remembering the lives lost. gjimmy kimmel fought back tears last night. >> here we are in the aftermath of another shocking and painful tragedy this time in las vegas which happens to be my hometown. >> he then told his audience something must be done to curb gun violence. he called them out for letting
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the gun lobby run this country. the family of christina gri grimmie said they understand what they are experiencing. grimmie was a popular contestant on nbc's the voice. she was shot and killed bay fan after a concert last year. yesterday on twitter we are beyond devastated to hear of last night's tragedy. our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to all of the victims of the family and friends of those who were taken last night. nbc 10's live team coverage uncovering the local connections to the massacre and count on the nbc 10 app for minute by minute updat updates. first lady michelle obama is a big draw at this year's
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conference for women. it is going on at the pennsylvania convention center. a lot of excitement there today. >> reporter: yeah. doors opened at 6:30 this morning. it is close to 7,000 participating. the there are a variety of topics. there are sessions on finance, business, health and wellness. perhaps the biggest draw this year, she will be answering questions in front of the crowds today. the people we spoke to say they are excited. they say it is an opportunity to get motivated and get connected with others as well. >> i am looking forward to meeting other people and seeing other people that i may know. 12,000 people here. i'm ready. >> i'm most looking forward to michelle obama and the dialogue she will have just to be
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inspired, to be motivated and to hear her perspective. advising people they are expecting about 10,000 people to be on the regional rail during the evening commute. it is manager to take into consideration as we try to get home this evening. nbc 10 news. it's the show audiences have fallen head over heels for. she has stepped into philadelphia and a special collection drive has already stepp tipped off. that's just ahead. look at this live picture. a beautiful shot. we have a blue sky overhead. the temperatures are warming up. we are talking about 80s making
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a change in the forecast. talking about how long those stick coming up. meet steve sweeney. he's a double-dipping pension padder. double-dipping pension padder! he had two government jobs, two paychecks and padded his pension along the way. he's a double-dipping pension padder! now he's making over $300,000 a year
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as a lobbyist and a senator. double-dipping pension padder! so he's all set - thanks to you, the taxpayer. which is why steve sweeney had no problem voting to raise your taxes 145 times, including the largest gas tax hike in history. sounds about right, coming from a.... double-dipping pension padder!
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many carried the wounded in their own cars. another man held the hand of a dying strange tore comfort him despite the danger to himself.
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hospitals overnowed as doctors scrambled to save lives. they will gather for the light the night event in bucks county. she brought her daughter charlotte with her. thanks for being here! thanks for having us. >> what's happening saturday? >> sure. the lymphoma society has a walk across america. it begins at 4:30. festivities begin then as a live band, lots of activities, sponsored areas and the walk begin at 7:00 p.m. our mission is to cuimprove the
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life for patients and families. it is bringing light to the darkness of cancer. >> and you plan to walk to celebrate your life. tell us about your story. >> when with i was 7 weeks prague nant with charlotte i was told i would vo to terminate the pregnancy. we went to the hospital and my doctor helped save charlotte. i went through chemo pregnant and i'm in remission and she is doing great. >> you can have your baby if it's safe. >> thanks to you both for being here. charlotte, you did great. you did. yeah. >> the lymphoma society hosting
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several light the night walks coming up. there is one this saturday, october 7th at central park. on saturday they will host the light the night walk. it is an saturday, october 28th. for more information we have it all on or tap the nbc 10 app. >> this is a very pretty picture. we have clear conditions overhead. some of us do have spotty clouds. they are not going to produce any rain. we have a dry one ahead of us throughout your tuesday. look at temperatures warming up nicely. now, yesterday as expected we
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officially hit the mid-70s mark. today we will be very similar to that for our highs. we are at 68 currently in philadelphia and 65 in allentown. we are at 65 in trenton wild wood at 68. upper 60s thanks to the afternoon an shore flow. it keeps it near the water temperature at 69 degrees. that's no surprise there. we have this clear picture right around us but then all through here several states deep to the west. that indicates nothing the moving our way. we are going to stay ton dry side today, tomorrow and actually even thursday is looking pretty dry. here is the hour by hour model. we go through tuesday. it is a blue sky overhead. we are clear. starting to see clouds and patchy fog building in in the
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overnight and early morning wednesday. look how quickly the sun starts to burn that off. we are looking at fairly clear conditions. overnight into thursday feel like i'm repeating myself a little bit. again, it is a mostly clear forecast. some scattered clouds but notice a little bit of green does not make its way to us. we are not tracking any rain even on yours thursday. chances will start to pick up but that's not until friday. it is 76 for the high today. that is a little warmer than average. we'll be at 80 on your wednesday and 82 by thursday. now we are talking more than 10 degrees warmer than average. in the suburbs sunny. as we go tuesday and wednesday and scattered clouds by thursday. it is up to 79 degrees thursday for that high temperature. over new jersey 74 degrees to 78. there it is, 81 degrees making it to 80 degrees a little more
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summer like than fall like. we'll see the temperatures there. the winds are going to shift. it is up to 76 on thursday. it is up to 82 degrees by yours thursday. how about the eagles forecast? we are jumping ahead here. your temperature a little more cloud coverage on sunday. there could be scattered showers in the afternoon. temperature wise looks pretty good in the upper 70s for those forecast highs. ♪ get ready for a high energy hit. t show kinky boots is coming. this morning the cast wants you to put your best foot forward and donate to a worthy cause. joining me now is crystal.
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thanks for being with us. >> thank you for having me. >> so it is the 2017/2018 season. tell us about the show. >> it is a tony award winner. it won for best musical. >> just about every award. >> yes. best corography as well as the best cord. we have the kinky boots with us this morning. >> we do. the show reasonates well with just about everybody. big luxurious musical that takes you from a music factory to the cat walks. >> and these are the boots. >> yes. it is made for lola that is struggling with her relationship with her father and this is the
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big surprise ending. spoiler alert. these boots are at the end. >> you say everybody can relate to this story. is this a family event? >> we have seen families at the show. you know, everybody -- it's not necessarily like a show made for children, but the story is really relatable across a wide age range. >> and as we said, there is a shoe and boots drive that's happening right now. in conjunction with the premier of the show this evening. >> you have got it. while you haven't really had boot weather yet wints is coming. we are partners with a fantastic national organization that partners to put on shoe and boot drives. we are going to have -- we are collecting currently gently used and new shus and boots at liberty place mall in center
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city. we are hoping to collect a lot to give to families in need. those expenses add up. >> so folks can come on down to center city philadelphia and drop off their new or gently used shoes and scoot on over. >> that's right. that's right. we hope to see everybody at the show. it will be a great time. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> we do have more information. it opens tonight and runs through october 8th. you drop off new and gently warn boots for the shoe drive at the shops at liberty place. we have details on or on the app. hapg right now the president and first lady have just arrived in puerto rico. they just stepped off the plane meeting with military leaders and dignitaries there on the
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ground. the president expected to spend more than five hours meeting with first responders, local officials and some of the residents trying to recover from the devastation of hurricane maria. we will have a recap of the president's visit starting this afternoon on nbc 10 news at 4:00. you can get news any time on the nbc 10 app. we'll be right back.
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we now know a project will begin early next year. they announced the company that will be doing the beach replenishing project. south bethany were damaged by strong storms in 2015 and 2016. all right. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist krystal klei is here with a check of your forecast. >> did you get outside yesterday at all? it was so nice. i was walking the dog yesterday. 75 degrees for yesterday. it is 80 wednesday and 82 thursday. check this out. we stay around 80 friday and even saturday. this is going to be considerably warmer than average. that dry spell, it also lingers, sunny to mostly sunny today.
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friday an isolated chance of showers. really the best shot looks like sunday for the rain to be picking up. the weekend itself will be kind of breezy. i think with a little wind picking up people are not going to be stopped. they doing real well. >> they are doing very well. >> i like the 80s. we have this little taste in there. >> i think we all know what's coming. we'll take days -- everybody has been pretty happy about it. >> all right. >> get outside and enjoy today and enjoy the weekend. we have a ways to go for the weekend. thanks for watching nbc 10 news at 11:00. i'm erin coleman. for krystal klei and all of us here on nbc 10 have a great day. we'll see you here on nbc 10 at 4:00.
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