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>> right now on fox 5 news at 6 -- >> let's go mets! >> let's go, mets! [cheers and applause] >> wow. sea of blue and orange as mets fans pour in for tonight's big matchup against the chicago cubs. hello and good evening, i'm christina mark. antwan has the night off. in just a few hours, the mets are taking on the cubs, the energy is already very high. fox 5's tina cervasio is live at citi field with the tenth man, the fans. hi, tina. >> hi there, christina. the winner of game one of the national league championship series has advanced to the world series in 18 out of the last 23 seasons. that is why tonight it is imperative for the mets to win. all hands are on deck for
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there is no restrictions on his pitching. to the mets fans themselves, that will be in the stands here at citi field, in fact, they are as important to this game as it is for the lineup to get going and score runs on cubs' starter jon lester. even the mets fans themselves said that -- well, the mets players themselves said that the mets fans and the energy they brought to citi field during game three of the division series, the players fed off of that energy saying it was the loudest they have ever heard the mets' faithful. and for game one tonight, the players are expecting the same as the fans gathered at the gates of citi field nearly three hours before first pitch. i talked to those fans, many of them are very aware of their importance in the ballpark tonight. being a mets fan, what do you think your significance is at this game tonight to keep citi field loud? >> i think it's important. we watched the other games, and the fans' energy is tremendous.
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and, you know, we were talking about it before the game, it's going to be electric here. >> it's called home field advantage for a reason, because you have the fans all around and backing 'em up. just like in seattle, the 11th man, or we're like the 10th man. >> you know, everyone says that we lost, like, seven in a row to the cubs. that was before cespedes, before the team gelled together, and we've got to believe! let's go, mets! [cheers and applause] >> and coming up later in sports you'll hear from matt harvey himself on what he has said about the way he feeds off of the mets' fans. plus manager terry collins spoke just a while ago, he'll give you more information on why he has changed the starting lineup lester. for now the mets' fans are field. they are as loud as ever. i could hear the chants from the parking lot. they're trying to stay warm so the game. live at citi field, christina,
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>> tina, thank you. turning to serious news, mayor de blasio is visiting israel as violence continues across that country. fox 5's lydia city ran knew has more. >> it's a tough moment. it's a painful moment here in israel. >> during a visit to an israel-palestinian school, mayor de blasio urged peace emerging from attacks that have left almost 50 people dead. it's his fourth trip to the holy land but his first as mayor. >> i'm certainly here, begun, in solidarity with the israeli people who are going through this very painful moment. but we can't find a productive way forward if attacks are happening against civilians. >> later in the day the mayor plans to meet with the mayor of jerusalem as well as visit israeli stabbing victims in a hospital. de blasio considered visiting the west bank, but the excursion
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in the last month, dozens of israelis and palestinians have been killed with no sign of the violence stopping anytime soon. >> i don't want to pretend to understand the nuances of the situation. i think it's important as an outsider to not claim to know more than i do. i think this is a larger human reality, that peace is necessary -- >> lidia curanaj, fox 5 news. >> there's now a $75,000 reward for information in the shooting of a 12-year-old girl on long island. she was shot in the head while she was inside her home last night. police believe someone opened fire on the street, and the bullet went through the front window of her home. she was taken to the hospital in critical condition. anyone with any information, please, call crimestoppers. the hotline is 1-800-244-tips. today is the first full day of a nationwide strike for uber drivers, calling for an increase in fees. dan bowens has more on the weekend's protest.
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of a call for uber drivers to turn off their apps and demand higher wages. >> i think it's a warranted request. i don't think it's unreasonable. plenty of people work with benefits. i don't blame them. >> a petition on social media drawing more than 1300 supporters. demands include raising fares and adding a tip option. >> if you feel like the car's clean, you got there on time or whatever it is, you don't have to tip. you can have an option from 0-20%. >> uber drivers are considered private contractors and operate their own vehicles, paying for gas, insurance and upkeep. many say they're striking because they're bound by rules that treat them like mows. employees. believe me, i'm really thinking to trick for another job, because it's not really worth it. >> because youtubeer drivers aren't unionized, it would be hard to penalize those who don't work this weekend. it's also hard to determine just how many are participating in the strike. a quick check of the app outside
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can see there are plenty of options. >> if you're part of the sharing economy, how do you negotiate with the app that you're working through? it's pretty much impossible unless you can organize through social media all of the other people like you into these collective actions. >> eric is assistant managing editor of crane's new york business. he says the loosely-organized drivers up against a $50 billion company have a tough battle but hold a very important bargaining chip. >> there is no uber without drivers. uber doesn't even have cars, right? it's just an app that's a middleman between people with cars and passengers. so without the drivers, they've got to keep their drivers happy. >> uber didn't comment directly on this three-day strike, but they welcome all feedback from their drivers. from the news room, dan bowans, fox 5 news. >> mexican officials may be
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closing in on joaquin guzman who was pursued into the mountains of north western mexico. officials believe he hurt his leg and his face running from police. the government is not saying when he was hurt or exactly where the operation to capture him took place. on july 11th guzman escaped from a maximum security prison through a mile-long tunnel dug beneath his cell. and the first real test of the merger between american airlines and us airways began today. not a glitch in sight. the final us airways flight landed earlier this morning in philadelphia. from now on it will be known simply as american airlines. today was the first time the two companies combined their reservation systems. in 2012 when united switched to continental's reservation system, there were horrible glitches and delays. as for u.s. airway's switch to american, so far so good. >> pretty seamless. we checked in online. they sent us e-mails,
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communication's been good, so so far so good. >> the experience is good, delta, american is usually what i fly, so not much different. but it's kind of interesting, you know? bigger airlines and they just kind of wonder what they can do with the prices of the flights and everything like that. >> american airlines says things are going smoothly, but they aren't letting their guard down. there are now just four major u.s. airlines. the lowest number since at least 1978. coming up, a kangaroo loose on the new york city streets. where he came from and where he was spotted hopping around. and it's the biggest convention for african-american women in new york city, the jacob javits center is filled with music and faith for the circle of sisters. watch this. >> jen's at work again. >> here i go. >> diving into her next job and
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at 1-844-731-9026. to learn more or to schedule an in person meeting. >> you're watching fox 5 news at 6. >> police had to hop to it in order to catch this kangaroo on the loose in staten island this morning. buster was spotted near an auto repair shop in the travis section after escaping from a yard.
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catch the 1-year-old animal after a brief chase. that's when his owner showed up explaining he brought buster down from upstate to show his friends. it's illegal to own a kangaroo in the city but apparently not upstate. thousands upon thousands of women, celebrities, even some faces from fox 5 spent their saturday at the javits center for the circle of sisters expo. fox 5's jessica fort mow sew shows us what else this incredible event has to offer. >> it's the 11th year of circle of sisters. it's thousands and thousands of women here along with hundreds of vendors, and it's all about empowering women of color. the circle of sisters' 2015 expo took over the jacob javits center once again. >> getting women together to show the world that we can be who we really are. >> women of all ages spent their saturday morning and afternoon sitting in on panels and shopping around.
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>> i love all the shopping, the people and just kind of being out. it's just nice, a nice event for women of color. >> some attending for the first time. >> this is my first time, coming with the girls from my church to see what it was about. >> celebrities joining in. >> it's great. i love women, so it's -- [laughter] nice -- >> this is why he was really here, no. >> malcolm jamal warner joining in for the first time. >> i like the women's empowerment concept, you know? and the different boosters. i just met a woman from the heart association, and she was explaining to he how they're teaching -- me how they're teaching cpr and to look for the signs of heart disease. >> earthquakes -- >> at circle of sisters, we try to get the vendors together to see what's happening so they can sell it to each other to empower sister ands make them stronger. >> audrey fuente, simone boys,
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line us up to see and our own dari alexander moderating a panel on reality versus real tv. this is a two-day event, this is all going to take place again tomorrow. at the jacob javits center, fox 5 news. >> that's incredible. spirituality, good food, sisterhood, what more can you ask for? samantha's in for audrey, let's go tomorrow. >> sounds like a good idea. lots of lovely ladies and, of course, we are talking about the chilly weather. if you're going to be out tonight or tomorrow, you'll need the heavier jacket, i think even the gloves, especially tonight. this is what we're talking about overnight tonight, we have a freeze warning in effect for parts of connecticut, the hudson valley and northern new jersey, most of new jersey, and that's because temperatures will be falling below freezing. we're forecasting some 20s overnight. the coldest night of the season so far, and then tomorrow night we'll have a freeze watch in
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effect for parts of the city and also long island. so any plans that you have outdoors or any vegetation might be dying since we do have this colder weather pushing on in. right now temperatures are near 50 degrees, today we only topped out in the 50. certainly a gorgeous day. sunshine, just a couple of clouds around, and we till have that northwesterly breeze, right now about 10-15 miles per hour. along the coast right now we are in the 50s. north and west these pockets of blue that you see, that's the colder weather pouring in from canada, and it's going to be in place through the night tonight, tomorrow and also to finish off the weekend. actually tomorrow is it's going to be turning a little bit colder. we also have some snow showers on in the high elevations, upstate new york and parts of pennsylvania. none of that wet weather is reaching us. high pressure is in place along the east coast here. a little bit of a trough with the cold air pouring in from canada, and you can see these
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spotty lake effect snow showers kicking in. it is that time of year, and we'll see more of that activity overnight tonight and also tomorrow. so if you are heading out this evening, temperatures are going to be, certainly, on the chilly side. not much happening, the wind will die down. skies are mostly clear. tomorrow morning we wake up to sunshine. with the colder air on top of us, a few more puffy clouds in the afternoon, can't completely rule out a sprinkle. most of the day is dry, and we'll keep things dry into the start of next week. temperatures will actually be rebounding a little bit. let's go mets if you are heading to the game, if you're watching the game, out celebrating the mets, it's going to be a chilly night. first pitch temperatures will be near 49 degrees. as we take you into your sunday, cold start, about 38 in the morning. we'll have sunshine, a couple of extra clouds coming through for your afternoon. we'll look ahead and see those temperatures warming up for you but not tomorrow. 50, that's your high. monday, 52 as we head into the middle of the week, we're going
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a little bit of a roller coaster ride. dry, sunshine monday, tuesday, maybe a couple of showers on thursday, and we look pretty good heading into next weekend. >> good. let's go with warm, right? >> i'm so excited for the game. >> you're wearing kind of orange -- >> a little bit. pink. supporting my team. the door to cuba is finally opening, and there's a rush to get through it. dan bowans has a look at how american businesses and entertainers are flocking to this new opportunity. >> on the same streets where seeds of the communist revolution were panted, something new is growing in cuba, and it has roots linked to western investment and entertainment. now that relations between the u.s. and the island nation have thawed, celebrities are flocking to havana. a-listers like katy perry, rihanna and mick jagger all experiencing a taste of the night life recently. two years ago jay-z and beyonce took a quick trip to cuba as well.
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the publicity only adding allure to the tropical island considered a forbidden fruit to investors for decades, says jill noonan, managing editor of "the real deal." >> developers are eager to get in. there's an up tapped -- untapped market there and a tremendous amount of opportunity to develop in, you know, a caribbean paradise that has thousands of miles of beautiful coastland. >> but the potential of an influx of american cash is complicated. >> once you read the fine print and realize that there are a lot of obstacles, like you're going to have to be patient as an investor and developer because, obviously, there's an economic 'em par go in place that -- embargo in place that prevents americans from owning land there. >> there are plenty of critics of the relationship, like u.s. senator bob menendez, a cuban-american. he says looking to history is a guide. >> americans saw their properties confiscated. there is no rule of law in cuba, there is a dictatorship. and so your investment today can
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>> dan bowans, fox 5 news. >> some bosses are trying to up the efficiency in the workplace. they say the average workweek is too long. how you could be spending less time at the office. >> she just wants to feel like herself again. >> never thought i would be without relying on my cane. >> how this doctor is remarkably changing the lives of his patients. >>
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>> a manhattan clinic is dramatically changing the lives of people who battle ms. that treatment involves patients who use their own stem cells to fight this disease. in this month's big idea, liz dahlem introduces us to a young mother who is already seeing results. >> very emotional thing for me to watch myself walking down the aisle. like, oh, my god, that was me. look at me now. >> vicki guild cherishes her wedding video because it helps her remember what it was like to walk without pain. not long after this video was taken, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. she was just 24 years old. >> i was diagnosed in february of 2000. i knew something was going on two or three years before that. >> the mother of two young
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but the disease was progressing, eventually guild couldn't walk on her own. >> since 2008 i went from somewhat relying on a cane to, like, barely being able to hold myself up. >> determined to find a better treatment, vicki came to to the tish ms research center of new york on the west side. >> she has been slowly getting worse over time and had begun to experience a lot of falls. when was the last time you fell? >> probably -- [inaudible] >> the doctor started the center in 2006, dedicating his life to treating and researching the disease. >> it's a problem with the electrical system or the brain and spinal cord. when the electrical system affects the moving parts, you tend to get weakness of your legs. it can affect the eyes, it can affect bladder function, bowel function. >> some 400,000 people have ms in the united states, and 2.5 million around the world.
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there is still no cure. there's ground-breaking research happening right in this lab. the team at the research center of new york is helping patients reverse their disability in a way that's never been done before. >> recently, we have started an fda-approved stem cell trial that uses the patient's own stem cells which we take out from the bone marrow, and we try to inject it into the spinal fluid, and we are hoping that we can regenerate the insufficient material that is lost. >> this video shows doctors extractioning stem cells from the patient's to bone marrow. a large needle goes into the chest or hip. doctors suction a lifetime supply of stem cells out in about 30 seconds. twenty patients are part of the study. vicki is one of them and had the procedure done. >> he said you're going to feel like your breath's being taken away. i was glad they said that, because that's exactly how i felt for ten seconds.
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>> researchers in the lab harvest stem cells from the bone marrow and manipulate them into brain-like stem cells. >> we are injecting these brain stem cells into the spinal fluid of patients in the hope that that regenerates material because they go to the areas of injury, and then they can repair. >> the results have been promising. >> seven of ten patients have shown signs of improvement. most patients will say they have a headache or a slight fever for one or two days, but other than that we haven't had any side effects. >> now vicki can walk without a cane for some time. her legs are getting stronger. >> push them together. with your leg strength, you should be walking without a cane. >> before he came up with this procedure, there was nothing to give people hope. >> it's hard for you to imagine going back, i'm sure, to the way things are. >> no, i don't want to go back. >> yeah. >> nope. >> these are happy tears. >> yes. happy tears are good.
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>> the study will continue through april, and the findings will be submitted to the fda. the doctor hopes to bring relief to to other patients soon. >> it will be the first time a neurological disease like ms that you can actually reverse the symptoms. >> for vicki, she can envision a future when she walks again, maybe even walking her daughters down the aisle. >> thinking about the future now is exciting. who knows? who know what is the future can hold. i never thought i would be walking without relying on my cane and my counter and anything i could grab onto. it's very exciting. >> liz dahlem, fox 5 news. >> it's important to note since this is a clinical trial, there is no cost to receive the stem cell treatment. and to see other big idea stories that feature science and technology, head to our fox 5 youtube page. and you can live like the
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>> you're watching fox 5 news at 6. >> cleanup crews are on the scene after thursday's mud slide in the mojave desert. this is what it looks like in los angeles today, cars and trucks stranded along a highway as crews search for anyone who may still be trapped. parts of that roadway are still buried under 5 feet of mud. crews have to remove more than 300,000 cubic yards of mud and debris before roads can even reopen. all eyes are on hillary clinton this week as she takes center stage away from the campaign trail. the presidential hopeful is set to testify before congress about the benghazi attacks. meantime, her aide is the one in the spotlight. fox's garrett tenny has more from washington. >> after meeting with the house benghazi committee for nearly eight hours, huma abedin said she came to be as helpful as she could be. >> i answered their questions to
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that, i'll be making no further comment. >> sources say she wasn't e evasive in her answers but her testimony did little to fill in the gaps of all the key timing and events surrounding the benghazi attacks, including how then-secretary clinton responded the night they occurred. >> still unclear what was in those conversations, and we didn't know -- of course, i don't think she knew that. so that's going to be an interesting point, is exactly what were in these conversations, and who all did she talk to that night. >> this coming thursday the committee will have its chance to ask clinton herself when she appears before the panel to publicly testify. clinton and her campaign, though, are attempting to raise further doubts about the committee's investigation. >> i think it's pretty clear that whatever they might have thought they were doing, they ended up becoming a partisan arm of the republican national
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focus on trying to, as they admitted, drive down my poll numbers. >> we have a task. we're going to complete it. when we present that, i am confident the american people will say this was a professionally-conducted investigation. >> clinton's campaign is riding a wave of momentum following her strong debate performance and hoping to avoid any kind of fallout that could make it more appealing for vice president joe biden to enter the race. in washington, i'm garrett tenny, fox news. >> a nassau county police officer who was killed nearly five years ago, the family has reached a settlement. he was shot and killed in 2011 as he arrived on backup of the scene where a knife-wielding man was also killed. it was later found on mta officer had fired the fatal shot. no charges were ever filed. the lawsuit was settled for an undisclosed amount. and it was the annual new york cares day today. thousands of volunteers including some students showed
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they do care by helping clean up dozens of public schools throughout the five boroughs. the volunteers stacked backs in libraries and reorganized classrooms to make them were better places for children to learn. they picked up trash and pulled weeds. donations also help students year round with tutoring and homework. they're painting our city pink. breast cancer supporters and survivors are coming together for this year's walk to end breast cancer. plus, here's samantha. >> christina, we continue to turn colder for the rest of the weekend. northwest of the city, lake effect rain and snow showers. we'll keep things dry, but overnight tonight with temps near freezing, there is a freeze
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>> hundreds of people dressed in pink laced up their walking shoes for the 13th annual air von 3d -- ivon 39 kicking off at pier 31 this morning. each participant logged more than 39 miles today and tomorrow all to raise funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer. all money from this weekend's walk will be donated to local breast cancer organizations. the group planning the world's first underground park in the city wants to teach new yorkers how to grow green. the low line opened the lab experience on the lower east side. visitors can learn how to create underground environments. the lab is free, and it's open
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earlier this week the low line announced plans to build an underground park inside an abandoned lower east side trolley station. fish tanks can be so beautiful to look at but no fun to clean. they come in all shapes and sizes, so imagine having to clean a 2,000-gone tank. our jennifer la mers dives into the task in the latest evasion of jen at work. >> is staten island ferry terminal. thousands of people come through here every day, and while they wait, they have this 2,000-gallon aquarium and these big guys to keep them entertained. i met with brian sanders of city aquarium, a company that specializes in cleaning tanks big and small. what kinds of fish are we talking about? >> well, jen, in this case we have sick lids, we have lots of exotic south american freshwater
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fish. >> and today i'd be swimming with these fishes to clean out the tank. casey is an acquire rest. >> i didn't even know there was such a thing. >> yes, there are. >> that's great. i'm just going to take your lead on this. >> okay. so let's get started now. >> okay. so i'm going to sit here -- >> yes. >> getting into the tank was awkward, but at least no one was watching or recording the entire thing. casey and i agreed on a strategy; he would work from one side, i would do the other. you know, there's actually not that much air moving around here. casey does this once a week, scrubbing the tank and refilling it with fresh, clean water. the whole process takes a little over an hour and is much more uncomfortable for casey than the fish. you know what i'm saying, a little dodo? >> if you're claustrophobic,
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this job is not for you. in some spots there was only a 6-inch gap for you to move. >> i have a booty, i have a booty. >> you can do it! >> looking good. >> there might be fish over there, so be careful. [laughter] don't freak out, jen. hey, jen -- [laughter] jen, don't freak out. >> hey, i wasn't the one freaking out here, okay? really it was the fish. >> now slowly move towards you. [laughter] >> whoa. they're feisty today. >> was that a bite or a kiss? i still don't know. between the lack of oxygen, the waste, the algae, the tight spaces and the fish jumping out of the water and biting you on the face, this job is the toughest and the dirtiest i've been on yet. okay, casey. so i feel like we've been through a lot together. >> yes, we have. [laughter] >> how would you grade me? >> a c. >> a c? actually, no, not a c.
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i'll give you a b only because you freaked out a lot, but that's normal for your first time. >> i'll take a b. that's what i've been averaging so far. [laughter] at work on staten island, jennifer lahmers, fox 5 news. >> you ever have down time at work to check facebook or instagram? some employers think the workweek is too long. why they want to cut hours to increase your productivity. but first, a message from lou he oweny. >> new york city is going to pot. literally and figuratively. since the day mayor bill de blasio forced his police commissioner to hold up this bag of fake dope, new yorkers have taken it as an invitation to light up whenever and wherever they like. just this week, commissioner bratton stumble on a young schoolgirl happily puffing away.
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>> all of a sudden, there it is, that smell. and i said, what the hell? it's 8:30 on wall street. i had one of my officers, and we're walking along, and i said, where the hell is that coming from? >> bratton's detail gave the girl a verbal spanking, confiscated her weed and sent her on her way. many ore issues we have in new york city reflect this sort of zoned-out, care-free attitude. take times square. look what is happening to our schools. "the new york post" points out the city continues to spend money on recess coaches and playgrounds to teach kids how to play while the mayor continues to drag his feet on producing suitable space for effective charter schools. de blasio has also been traveling the country to advance his progressive agenda agenda. and did you know he is using money from his slush fund --
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heroin is the fuse, lsd is the bomb. >> i don't think it is so far out that i see a link between pot smoking in the streets and a zoned-out mayor on his way to iowa to promote a national agenda when he should just stay home and deal with new york city's issues.
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>> the new jersey home where bruce springsteen wrote "born to run" is up for sale, and it's more affordable than you might think. the two-bedroom, one-bath complex is currently listed for $299,000. when the boss represented the place -- rented the place, he wrote born to run, thunder road and back streets. the house is also the springsteen fan tours given on the jersey shore. all right. balancing your work life and social life may soon get a lot easier. many offices are embracing a firm 40-hour workweek. the goal being to improve worker efficiency and attract employees looking for better balance in their lives. we have this story from midtown. >> the average american workweek is almost 47 hours, but some companies feel that means a lot
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mandating firm 40-hour workweek. how much time are you spending on work? >> 45-50 hours. >> 40-50. >> 60 hours a week. >> i get in the office around 7, and i'm just leaving at 7, and now i'm heading to a client dinner. >> it never ends. >> it never ends. >> now some are saying enough is enough. "the wall street journal" reporting in order to maximize productivity and achieve a work/life balance, several small companies are enforcing a strict eight-hour work day which means no midnight e-mails from the boss. >> if my company said i can't work more than 40 hours, i'd be okay with that. >> i think that makes sense in a way. >> i definitely think that it would work, have been people work harder. i always say i don't need the full work day to get things done. >> if my workload says i've got to have it done by this time and i only have 40 hours to do it, less time for facebook. >> when people have a higher quality of life, they have more time to be with their family, friends, they're happier.
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>> but according to thyme inc.'s chief human resources officer, the 40-hour workweek is not the key to success. >> people are social creatures. the workplace is their community, and they love to come in and talk about what was the big headline on the news or what was on the cover of a major magazine or what happened on scandal the night before. if you have all work and no play at work, it doesn't create a great culture. it's really hard to mandate that people only work when they're working and that they complete hi plug out when they're not -- completely plug out when they're not working. >> his solution? >> making sure you create a flexible work force where you're not so prescriptive and so mandatory about how they spend their time. you should be looking at outputs and not measuring when they're coming and going and what they're doing every minute of the day. >> baruch shemtov, fox 5 news. >> it is a cold october night, and this weekend isn't getting any warmer. people in union square were all bundled up today to try to keep warm. samantha is here in for audrey to tell us how long this chilly
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weather will last. >> through the weekend. you see everyone there wearing their hats and gloves today and breaking the winter jackets out as well, and it's definitely a good idea to do so overnight tonight. it was good to see that sunshine today, really a beautiful day but definitely feeling like fall. tonight we are turning much colder. it's the first night where we're going to see widespread temperatures in the 20s and 30s, especially northwest of the city. and that's where we have a freeze warning in effect. if you have any potted plants outside that you can bring indoors, probably a good idea to do so. that would be for the upper hudson valley, parts of connecticut and also new jersey. sunshine tomorrow morning with the chilly air in place, we're going to see a couple of extra clouds in the afternoon. can't rule out a brief sprinkle, but the day is basically dry. the coldest day of the season so far. some of us will not even get to 50 degrees, but the cold weather's not going to last too long. we're going to see a warm-up for the upcoming week, and temperatures will rebound nicely. we will be in the 60s.
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so today we topped out near 56, a pretty good start to the weekend. a mix of sun and clouds, really a nice sky. certainly, the breeze did make it feel chilly. typically, we still do get to 63 this time of year. we weren't able to do it today, and we certainly won't be able to do it tomorrow. we'll be a good 10-15 degrees colder than norm normal. if you're heading out for dinner, 51 in central park, 50 at islip. monticello, 37. you're one of the spots that'll be down into the 20s when you wake up tomorrow morning. and right now 51 in newark and 47 in allentown. still a little bit of a breeze, makes it feel colder, so have the heavier jacket. winds are out of the north and west about 5-15 miles per hour, dragging in drier air but also that colder air from canada, and it is with us to finish off the weekend. so overnight tonight skies are mainly clear. i've been seeing some photos even on facebook of snow showers through the catskills, upstate new york by lake placid and parts of pennsylvania. that will not be reaching us.
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we do at least have high pressure in place, so we're just looking at a couple extra clouds from time to time and the colder air pouring in from canada. look at all those lake effect snow showers. it is certainly that time of year. overnight tonight we're going to keep things dry. a couple extra scattered clouds around tomorrow. around 3:00 there's your tiny, tiny chance of a brief sprinkle. we have sunshine heading into the upcoming week, and it won't be bad and temperatures begin to get a little bit warmer. overnight tonight mainly clear, 28-38. the coldest spots knot and west -- north and west. not a bad night though since we're able to keep things dry. sunshine tomorrow morning. we'll make it up to about 50. that's it. a little bit breezy. we'll keep it chilly, and on monday, sunshine, 52. temperatures will be rebounding into the 60s, maybe your next chance of showers on thursday. christina? >> all right, samantha. thanks a lot. tina cervasio's live at citi
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>> hi, christina. we're getting ready for game one of the national league championship series between the mets and the cubs, and in this best of seven series, the mets hope to be celebrating again when it is all said and done as they try to punch their ticket to the world series.
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the starting lineup in so, i needed to deposit a check. i was about to head to the bank, but out of nowhere it just started to rain. like really rain. [clap of thunder] i did not want to go out. [clap of thunder] but then i was like duh, just use your phone. mobile-deposit-techno-thingy to the rescue. i'm rayna. and i bank human at td bank. hand-crafted...layer by layer. the new macchiato from dunkin' donuts. experience the flavor of fall with a new hot or iced pumpkin macchiato. oh, stay on that one. [changes channel] sometimes it's hard to catch all your favorite shows. you're killing me, dad.
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your sports, and these are unchartered territories for the mets as a franchise. this 2015 nlcs is the first-ever playoff meeting between the mets and the cubs. but mets players are confident just knowing that game one is being played right here at citi field. and game one starter, matt harvey was in the same position as the starter for game three in the division series and credits the mets' fans for his performance. >> it was electric. i think from the first pitch on and, you know, the mets' fans have been great all year. they kind of took things to a different level this past series, and the excitement of new york is definitely coming alive for new york mets, and we can feel it. >> meanwhile, these mets players have a chemistry in the clubhouse that we haven't seen in decades, and today before the game manager terry collins not only talked about how excited
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one, but why they are ready to play. >> they're pretty fired up. i mean, as you saw after the game the other night, they're pretty excited. just talked to a bunch of the guys today, they're extremely excited to get this thing going tonight. we like the matchups we have, and we'll be ready to play. >> now, there is a change in the starting lineup. michael cuddyer will start at first base, sending lucas duda to the bench, and the reason collins is going with the veteran is because he has faced cubs' starting pitcher jon lester many times before in the american league. >> and we know about jon lester, he's a big game pitcher. he's shown it in the last few years. but michael's seen him, he knows how to face him, so we thought it'd be a good matchup for him. >> all right. now let's go to game two of the alcs, royals hosting the blue jays. now, the royals were trailing 3-0 going into the bottom of the
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enisth inning, then -- seventh inning. alex gordon singles to right scoring a lead run. that is a five-run inning putting kansas city up 5-3 over the jays right now. we will have ap update, of course, on the alcs and give you the latest between the mets and the cubs on fox news at 10 p.m. be sure to tune in then, but right now i can hear the fans as they're making their way into citi field. they're trying to stay warm in this cold weather, but one thing we know for sure, mets fans will be loud for game one between the mets and cubs in the nlcs. live at citi field, i'm tina cervasio, christina, back to you. >> please, god, let them win tonight. tina, thank you so much. mets' fans looked really cold out there. even with the screaming and energy out there. >> hopefully, their energy and all that excitement will keep them warm a little bit. >> and a victory as well. >> that's right. >> okay. >> so much excitement for the fans, and we are chilly. temperatures are going to be in the 40s for most of the game. >> wow.
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>> that breeze, yeah, you feel it. tomorrow we start the day with sun, some clouds, 50. so very chilly to finish off the weekend, and we could be talking about frost and a freeze again tomorrow night. gets better monday, sunshine, christina, we're back in the 60s. >> these seats are cold too. >> think of that. [laughter] >> all right. that does it for us.
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