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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon, rick and sara are off and i'm matt o'donnell. then there were three, a
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democrat drops out of the race for the white house, an owl has landed. we are live on campus for temple's historic undefeated record. but the big story is the run of fall-like conditions just in time for the weekend. we have plenty of sunshine but breezy and seasonable with temperatures set to drop tonight. melissa magee is in for david and has an accuweather preview for us. >> you with definitely feel the change, yesterday we had high temperatures in the 70s and right now we are sitting in the 60s in a good chunk of region, 62 in philadelphia, 60 in trenton and beach haven, in the poconos only 47, it's chilly in reading and temperatures there in the upper 50s, here is what is going on, satellite 6 along with action radar showing you the cold front coming through last night, there was not a lot of precipitation associated with
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the front and that is sagging to the south and east and high pressure over canada will continue to nose south ward bringing with it cooler air just in time for the weekend. checking out the sustained wind speeds, from 13 miles per hour in the poconos to 13 in dover, 14 out to the west in lancaster, a current wind speed in philadelphia of 10 miles per hour. the northwest wind helps to bring down cooler air and breezy conditions as well. if you are stepping out later on this afternoon. 3:00 p.m., 61 under a mostly sunny skies and 60 at 5:00 p.m. and 50 is the number at 9:00 p.m. tonight underneath a partly cloudy skies it's breezy and cooler on our friday with temperatures back down into the 60s, we are tracking showers for the second half of our weekend, we'll talk about all of those details in the full accuweather forecast. the temple owls have done it
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again, the team returned to philadelphia this morning with a 7-0 record and their sights on a prime time date right here on 6 abc. katherine scott was there when the owls landed and joins us live from the campus. >> reporter: hi matt, we are on north broad in the heart of owl country, as you can imagine there are excited people here on campus today. we have been speaking to students, whether you were at the bar or the center or in the dorms, you could hear the roar when temple won and here on campus today, you can see temple showing their temple pride. enthusiasm is running high in owl country today. cherry and white wherever you look after the victory over east carolina. >> 7-0, it's amazing, amazing to see and so good for the school and so good for philadelphia. earlier this morning the team
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touched down in philadelphia and filed off the plane, the first time ever temple football has 7-0, the first time in nearly four decades they were ranked in the top 25, coach rule says it's exciting but don't get caught up with rankings. >> they play hard and i'm proud of them. >> with the undefeated season on the line this was a huge game for the owls. they crowded in bars last night. wherever they watched there was intense moments and it wasn't also pretty but temple pulled out a win. >> halftime scared but i knew eventually all year, we would come back in the end and defense would save us. >> i was trying to stream it on my phone and getting the live feed on my laptop, it was so
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excited. >> number 11 notre dame, in front of a soldout crowd at lincoln financial field. >> packed linc and halloween, abc and prime time, it's going to be wild. >> we'll take the same approach we do every week with notre dame, control the way we practice and prepare and play as well as we can play and hope it's good enough. coach rule played notre dame two years ago and they know how good that team is. it's a challenge their team is ready for. >> very exciting thank you katherine. a large, peaceful protest is underway at villanova university. they are protesting their decision to have armed police officers as part of campus security. we are gathering reaction from the protesters right now, villanova issued a statement that the changes is part of an
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initiative to enhance safety. 6 abc is hosting the mayoral debate. jim kenney will face melissa murray bailey in our studio at 1:00 today and we'll air the broad cast commercial free here on 6 abc. a democrat that struggled to gain attention is out. lincoln chafee announced his decision at a woman's forum in washington, d.c., that leaves three main candidates, hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin oh molly. lightening herself is back on the campaign trail after her marathon hearing on capitol hill. she spent 11 hours answers questioning about the terror attack in benghazi. kenneth moton has the latest from washington. >> reporter: our political watchers say that hillary
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clinton is heading into the weekend with another big victory, she stayed above the fray and let others battle over the legitimacy over that committee. >> hillary clinton back on the campaign trail. >> as some of you may know i had a pretty long day yesterday. >> she was speaking at a d and c leadership meeting in washington. she wrapped up 11 hours on capitol hill late last night, being grilled on the 2012 attacks in benghazi, four americans including ambassador, chris stevens. >> libya, benghazi and chris steven fell off your radar in 2012. >> i am wracking my brain on what more could have been done. >> she was defended by democrats on this house select committee. >> we are better than using taxpayer dollars to try to destroy a campaign.
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>> chairman gouty was under pressure to undercover new. >> he admitted there was little learned. >> i don't know that she testified that much different today than the previous time she testified. >> it was have had a victory for hillary clinton who kept her cool. >> i think it demonstrates that she will not be held accountable until we have a nominee and general election debate who will hold her account edge. >> meanwhile hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail again, making more campaign vops including the jefferson-jackson dinner in ohio tomorrow, they will be joined by her husband, former president, bill clinton. >> thank you kenneth. friends and family said a final farewell today to the toddler found dead in haddon
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township last week. a mass was held for brendon creato this morning. his father reported him missing and police found him in a wooded area near his home hours later. no arrests have been made as investigators try to piece together brendon's final moments. a gushing water main break left new york city streets under water this morning, construction crews accidentally struck the main in queens, the work site was quickly flooded but no workers were hurt, the water seeped into the surrounding areas and officials evacuated several buildings. >> a big change is coming to some of philadelphia's most popular running trails as we speak mayor nutter is announcing a new network of bottle filling stations that will stretch along kelly drive, there are traditional drinking fountains and a wells for dogs, four
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kiosks are set to be installed by the spring and more planned for the future. still to come on "action news" at noon, mexico is bracing for an impact from the strongest hurricane ever reported in the western hemisphere. and dozens of tourists are killed when their bus crashes during a trip to wine country in france. and former spokesman jared fogle is paying some of his victim as.
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another american college campus is the scene of deadly gun fire, a shooter killed two people and wounded four others everybody the 19-year-old that was killed was not enrolled in the school and the three women wounded were walking by the scene. the gunman is still at large, authorities are calling this an isolated shooting incident over a dice game. and gun fire wounded three people across from tennessee state a week ago. hurricane patricia is the strongest hurricane ever reports in the western hemisphere, it's expected to make landfall along
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mexico's coast later today. it has maximum sustained winds of 200 miles per hour and powerful enough to lift automobiles and drag along people caught outside. it will effect texas resident this weekend. 43 people were killed when their tour bus collided with a truck in northwest france, the majority were retirees on a trip to wine country. three people including the bus driver managed to escape. the truck driver and a child passenger was also killed. this is france's deadliest road accident in 30-years. master sergeant joshua wheeler was killed during a
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hostage- as soon as the ground force as approached an intense ground battle broke out. he was shot and later died. some are now questioning the role that troops are questioning in iraq, president obama said they would not be used in combat. two uniformed secret service officers were caught sleeping on the job and one was an on duty officer at the white house and the other was stationed at a foreign diplomat's residence, and that staffing and scheduling played a role in fatigue. both have been disciplined . former spokesman jared fogle paid $1 million to his guilty plea to child pornography and sex crime charges.
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owes a total of $1.4 million is $100,000 for each victim. the deal has him sentenced to between 5 and so years in prison. a unique approach to catching a drug suspect after a large pot shipment was sent to the wrong house, 50 pounds of pot arrived to a home in hazlet earlier this week in monmouth county. the public message said if you were expecting these packages and would like to claim them please come to police headquarters, incredibly no one has taken them up on the offer. up next the airline that is testing new boarding procedures in response to customer feedback and the way you organize your
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kitchen may be ruining your diet.
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pennsylvania governor tom wolf may suspend horse racing thanks to the state budget stalemate, they left it without resources for the state racing fund, they plan to shut down racing on friday november 30th in one week if lawmakers cannot reach a solution before that. six tracks offer racing.
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now they are testing new boarding procedures at o'hare airport. united did not express how they would be changing. a revamp befr able menu and expanded wifi and more flat bed seats on some planes. the foods you keep on your kitchen counter may be ruining your diet. they looked at the kitchens of 200 homes, in houses where cereal was kept on kitchen counters women were 20 pounds overweight. where there was fruit, they were 20 pounds less, people often make decisions on what to eat without think being it. the california drug maker will sell an hiv drug for $1 per
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dose. this after the outrage from another company that jacked up the price, they will supply the capsules with their active ingredients and charge $99 for a bottle with 100 capsules. alicia vitarelli is live now in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> reporter: hey matt, don't say we didn't warn you, this is your chance to get free barbecue and we have details coming up today in freebie friday, coming up at 4:00, a berks county father is facing charges to assaulting an elementary school teacher, what police say he did when she tried to stop his son from attacking another student, plus a u.s. bank laid off 100 workers so they could outsource their jobs overseas, that is bad enough, until you hear those former
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employees had to stay on call and work for free for two years. how sun trust is explaining the so-called cooperation clause coming up. if you have not downloaded the free 6 abc news app you can watch us live streaming on your smart phone or tablet. see you at 4:00. >> thank you alicia. summer is over and accuweather is coming up.
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it really felt like summer. >> it certainly did yesterday, not so much today. much cooler today matt and that trend will follow us into our weekend, we'll show you stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see that it is dry and quiet and no issues with precipitation, high pressure is dominating and coming in out of canada and bringing with it all of that cool air just in time for our weekend. we'll show you the picture
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outside. sky 6 hd live in atlantic city looking at the back bays, we have a bright blue sky overhead but a sustained wind across it's region, keep that in mind because it will be cooler today compared to yesterday. in philadelphia lower 60s and the dew point 35, the air is nice and dry, the winds are out of the north bringing in the cooler air pressure is in control, the upper 50s in the northwest suburbs from lancaster to allentown and 60 in trenton and 59 along the coast in cape may. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we are tracking what we had late last night, the cold front moving to the south and east and high pressure over canada will continue to nose southward as we go throughout the weekend and the winds around this high are clockwise and we pull down the cooler than average air.
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it's sunny and breezy and nice afternoon though, 62 is the high temperature today, tonight a few more clouds and 42 in philadelphia and 30s in some of our outlying suburbs, a cool start early on saturday morning. here is the setup today. north-northwesterly winds 14 to 17 miles per hour and highs in the lower 60s tomorrow the ridge of high pressure moves to the east and sun giving way tonight creasing clouds as we go through the afternoon hours, and high pressure and 61 and we are tracking this moving eastward saturday night early on sunday morning, future tracker 6 showing a few more clouds and to the west by 9:00 p.m., first thing on sunday morning, we are tracking the moisture overhead, 9:30 on sunday and moisture in the region, it will depart
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quickly, throughout the day sunday morning and by sunday afternoon clouds giving way to more sunshine. the accuweather forecast showing you cool and breezy today, high pressure 62 degrees, saturday clouds and sun and 61, and showers likely overnight saturday and early on sunday morning. so clouds to sun by the afternoon, in at 67 it's a warmer day with the union at home. partly sunny and cooler at 63, and tuesday sunshine and clouds and it's cool at 63, 67 on wednesday with rain developing late wednesday and likely following into thursday, a good soaking is possible, the high temperature is coming in at 63, cooler and where we should be. >> feeling like fall and fall. i can deal. thanks melissa. more ahead in the next half hour of "action news" at noon, the river shark are no more but you can still get your hands on a piece of team. the 76ers are gearing up with
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their mascot taking a death defying drop. will pauls opposed thend atlantic city rescue plan, 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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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist and david murphy. >> hello again, rick and sara are off and i'm matt o'donnell. parents say they want more security at a north philadelphia school because of a concerning letter that went home with their
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children. a north jersey community are on edge because of offense flyers that showed up in a neighborhood and more information from florida where a music from the community was shot and killed by police. and parents when to school demanding more protection for students following a letter that went home. it was an adult making threats against students on school property. david henry is live at taylor elementary with the full story. >> parents say that a woman threatened their children with a gun outside of their school yesterday and this morning they were alarmed to find no police presence despite assurances from the school principal. >> my grandson was threatened with a gun and now he doesn't want to come to school. >> parents were alarmed when they got this letter yesterday,

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