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>> good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, october 10. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." musician charged a local man is arrested in a child porn sting in montgomery county. a big oops turns into a win for it is homeless. thrills and chills, police officers and firefighters show off their skills in one of the biggest fun raising events of the year. chris sowers has our forecast. it was a little chilly when i came in this morning. >> reporter: yesterday was
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beautiful we had high temperatures topping out at 80 degrees, felt like the end of august. now things are changing. as the cold front pulled through, winds are shifting out of the north and we're seeing cooler numbers slide in. 41 degrees in the poconos. 9 degrees above freezing. allentown 50, trenton, 56. millville. 56 and wilmington, 55. we're seeing wind speeds generally 10 to 15 miles per hour. there's the front that swept through, it brought about severe weather in parts of the area in time for the evening commute. as you can see it is well to the south, cloud lines hanging back from the pennsylvania turnpike south. we're reporting mainly cloudy skies and we're clearing out that will be the trend throughout the day. all the cloud cover will be following the front to the south across the virginias scht
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carolinas. 57 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 63 degrees by noon, 65 degrees by 3:00 p.m. that's the high. >> you can see the rain blowing almost sideways in conshohocken yesterday afternoon. and "action news" reporters picked up their cell phones during yesterday's storm this is what david henry recorded on route 202 from the passenger seat of the "action news" van. you can see how hard the rain was falling during the height of the storm. 6abc.com/weather gives you access to storm tracker 6 live radar where you can track any wet weather and get extra insights from our weather. montgomery county district
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attorney office said 69-year-old charles cohen tried to meet a boy for sex. the boy was an under cover detective. caught him showing up at a agreed meeting location in upper providence township. vice president has not jumped into the race for the white house, but a decision may come in the next week, because deadlines to get on the ballots for key states are around the corner. he will not decide if he is running before tuesday's debate of the clear presidential candidates. he is keeping a sense of humor. >> if i don't move i'll be demoted to secretary of state or something like that. that's a joke. >> a tv ad calling for him to run has been yanked at the request of the vice president.
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political action committee made the ad. it included sounds in recent speech where he discussed the car crash that killed his wife and daughter. the vice president is spending the weekend at home in delaware. republican presidential candidate, chris christie and his wife have released their tax returns. chris christie owes $200,000 in 2014. the governor's wife is the bread winner. the governor earned $175,000 last year. they gave $27,000 to charity. on capitol hill, the pressure is on congressman paul ryan, the run for house speaker. a closed door republican meeting was held about a new candidate. ryan who was the 20012 vice presidential nominee has become the choice.
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the successor for john boehner was thrown into chaos when kevin mccarthy abruptly abandoned his campaign. from the delaware newsroom, firefighters are looking into what caused a blaze that tore through a two story home in delaware. there were no injuries, authorities say a horder lived in the home that made battling the blaze more difficult. >> it was a close call for a woman who hit a sinkhole on columbus boulevard. jeff chirico has her story from thomas jefferson hospital. >> reporter: the driver said she was brought here to be checked out because she has a mild concussion after a bizarre incident. >> reporter: brook is counting her blessings after a sinkhole
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swallowed her car on south columbus boulevard. >> it was like i hit a brick wall. my head hit the steering wheel. >> reporter: while driving to the store, the center city woman said she believed the road opened under her. >> the back of my car was up in the air. >> reporter: the hole opened up in a patch job that she later learned city workers left after repairing a water main break. >> i don't know how someone can fill a hole and leave an open cavity underneath. >> reporter: by evening the water department was there to block off the road. the car was towed away and this woman grateful she survived one of her greatest fears. a water department spokesman said they were putting final
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repairs on the water main break earlier, he said he didn't know what went wrong, but the department would look into it. >> 5th street between south and lumbard remains blocked off after a water main break in south street. crews have been working to make repairs to the water main break. water service has been restored to residents and businesses no word on how long the road will be closed. happening today, philadelphia's annual hero thrill show the fundraiser, featuring, police andmotorcycle, tickets are available for $25. you can find a link at 6abc.com. proceeds pay for scholarships of the children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. >> the bucks county prison system has a problem.
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400 winter coats ordered for the inmates looks too much like the coats that the prison guard wears. the company told the county to keep the other coats. the county will distribute those coats to the homeless. >> we'll work to get these out there, so they will be available to the residents who need them. >> the coats were sent to the homeless shelter so prisons sewed flaps over the back of them to cover the word "inmate." >> if you're going to grandmother's for the holidays, you may want to book today. plus a picture of a lightning bolt that struck the world to your. >> reporter: cooler temperatures are moving in this weekend, i'll have the details in the
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exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast right after this. the centers for medicare and medicaid services
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recently asked patients to rate the quality of over 3,500 hospitals. fewer than 10% received 5 stars. among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia. cancercenter.com/eastern. of lightning hitting one world trade center in new york city. it's a rare and incredible picture of the spire on top of the building. the view is from the hudson river. the sky is lit up in dark purple color, the lightning is given a light pink hue. a pretty picture.
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>> reporter: a little dangerous, but pretty. >> reporter: let's go live on sky6 live hd. a nice, quiet morning as the storms have rumbled out to sea. now the skies are beginning to clear. it's a canadian cold front in the process of slicing through. the muggy air we experienced yesterday that's long gone at this point. double scan live is crystal clear, improving conditions. it's been a nice week. a lot of sunshine monday, temperatures in the upper 60s. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, 76. mid 70s throughout a good portion of the workweek. yesterday we topped out at a summer-like 80 degrees, now we're down to 56 as the cooler air rushes in, dewpoint, 41. 41 degrees in tannersville. slatington 50. quakertown 49.
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coatsville, 48. kennett square 49. at the same time tomorrow morning, everybody be will be down in the 40s. glassboro. 53. buena, 56. gandys beach, 56. hammonton, 53. satellite and radar showing the cold front pushing to the south across the virginias and the carolinas, that's where all the activity will be today. we'll have an area of high pressure pushing in from the providence of canada. like a game of billiards that pushes the front down to the south. when the hi sets in, that means the air sinks and you get sunshine. this low will work out to sea, will not pose a threat for our weather tomorrow. we have another area of high pressure across the high plains and the heartland of the nation, nothing going on out there, that's our weather all week long next week. cool across northern tier states, feeling like fall. temperatures are in the low to mid 40s across the great lake states.
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chicago, 45 degrees, international fall also you're down to 39. that's the cooler air that will sink in tonight. atlanta, 64. memphis, 50 degrees. there's the high that will bump the front to the south. cooler conditions setting i happen today. winds out of the north, northeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. sunny skies, same deal for sunday. lehigh valley lots of sunshine, nice afternoon, 65 degrees is the forecasted high for places like bethlehem and allentown. jersey shore, no complaints, sun and clouds, breezy, 64 degrees. that's the forecasted high in atlantic city. philadelphia, 66 cooler, winds out of the north at 4 miles per hour. it wouldn't surprise me if we have a few 30s popping up north an west. 38 degrees for center city. all is quiet for the temple
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game, 66 degrees very refreshing no humidity. sunday, sunny and nice, eagles taking on the saints at at the linc. the home opener for the flyers is monday, if you're doing tailgating, 75 degrees, tuesday, morning shower, otherwise it's showers breaking for sun. 70. wednesday looks good, 67. thursday looks good, 66 and friday, 65 degrees. >> it's italianmerican heritage month. >> reporter: 100 years of the italian market. >> 100 years. >> reporter: each stem on 9th street comes with a strong sense of no nostalgia like it's 1915 and in many ways not much has
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changed. dominic has been working in the family butcher shop since he was five. it opened back in 1920. the secret it stayed in the family. >> you have a lot of family involved. >> reporter: 9 street is where the old meets the new. the steps away the fruits and vegetable stand. >> without them we wouldn't have half the business we have. >> reporter: up the block they've serving cheese for 76 years. and around the corner, this is older than the italian market 111 years young and had the honors of making pastries when the popes -- when the pope was in town. >> he likes smoors.
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come fall, i like to get a taste of everything the state has to offer. like this famous winery nestled in the hudson valley. or the award-winning vineyards of long island. this cooperstown brewery belongs in every beer lover's hall of fame. you can even try new york's exceptional cider and spirits. this fall, drink in the beauty of new york state. plan your trip at iloveny.com. there's something for everyone. you, sky6 live hd taking a live look for us over philadelphia international airport. it is chilly outside, be prepared for that as you open your door, 56 degrees, 5:49. in "healthcheck" this morning, new jersey based johnson and johnson has started clinical trials afternoon ebola vaccine -- of an ebola vaccine
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in africa. while there's no currently licensed treatment or cure for the ebola virus. researchers have quantified how important it is to wear a bike helmet. a study from the university of arizona examined 6,000 injuries from bike accidents. those who wore helmets radioed their risk by 58 -- reduced their risk by 58 percent. many parents are used to their kids waking up during the night. some have tried melatonin, but is that a good choice? sales have jumped since 1963. the problem there is no complete reach how it could affect puberty or long term issues. some parents and phycians are
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pushing kids to pop pills instead of getting to the root of the problems. there's a new way to combat thin hair. some doctors are using prp, plasma rich blood. it stimulates hair regrowth. >> plate >> not everybody gets a thick head of hair and there's no word on how long it lasts. the agency says it doesn't approve the process, only the plaza-separating machines. plate let's plate let.
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live look via sky6 live hd at the vietnam veteran memorial it's aglow this morning after a recent milestone in the 1 million-dollar duty to remember on thursday, new granite markers are illuminated so people can see the names on the memorial at any time. the time is to get good deals on holiday travel. prices for trngs -- trngs -- thanksgiving are rising everyday. >> you wait until november you could pay 50% more on the price of airfare. >> reporter: after you booked your flights you can avoid some fees, you can check in online for free as opposed to paying ten dollars to pick up for check at the airport. the cost of net's flick's
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plan will go up a dollar for new customers. current subscribers won't see their bill rise until next year. it's raising the price to add more tv shows and movies. verizon is raising prices $20 for those on the unlimited data plan. they got rid of the option four years ago but some people were grandfathered in. we're three weeks from halloween. the average person will spend $74 on the a spooky night this year and that halloween spending will top $7 million. >> reporter: we've got all kind of money savings tricks that will feel like a treat this halloween season. >> people start buying costumes
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as early as september, decors, people start spending money on decors. >> reporter: before you buy new check the community calendars to see if costume swap events are being held in your area or organize your own with parents are work with work with. look costumes that are in your closet. check prices online. >> most of my customers did research online. >> reporter: look at slick deals.net there are people who are scouting for the best deals available. don't forget the option to buy second handle. thrift stores are a good place to look for decors and costumes.
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check out dish wears and bowls that can be painted and dressed up for the holiday. when it comes to halloween, procrastination can pay off. last year, the price of hershey's snack size candy bars were slashed in half two days before halloween. here's great tips to make your jack hanna's "wild jack-o-lantern last longer. put petroleum jelly on it, and put plas tick -- plastic under to make it last longer. fewer dropped calls. at&t offers a better service to customers. >> an oscar nominated actor
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brings steve jobs to the big screen. vince mazzeo- fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite.
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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, october 10. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." more rain today for flood-ravaged south carolina. a chester mom accused of
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giving her daughter heroin faces a judge for the first time. >> the sunshine is back, but it's feeling more like fall. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it's not going to be toasty out there. >> reporter: yesterday it was, though, wasn't it. yesterday topped out at 80 degrees, we had humidity that crept into the area, as well. made it feel like the end of august. today the front is pulling through and winds shifting out of the north. we're down to 41 in the poconos. upper 40s north and west, mid 50s south and east. by the same time tomorrow a lot of areas up through here will be in the upper 30s, we'll she had about ten more tomorrow morning. 54 in philadelphia. 54 in millville. 59 in sea isle city. trenton 51. we have 30s you happen here across the provinces of canada.

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