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>> good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, november 19. here's what's happening. >> accusations of poor working conditions is sending airport workers to the picket line. we're live with the latest. >> terrorists take center stage on capitol hill. we're listening to the growing debate ofians coming into the u.s. >> we have rain coming in today. >> we have rain in the
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immediate vicinity, but more to the west. this is the wide view on storm tracker 6 live double scan. if we could switch to the more local view here, that would help us out. no, i guess it's not working. in any event we have the western rain coming in, so cloudy a little bit damp this morning, but then we have rain coming in the second half of the rush hour this morning and continuing on and off all day and into the evening. 66 degrees in philadelphia. 58 in wilmington, so we are off to a very mild start. 58 in allentown and 61 in sea isle city. if you're heading out to catch the bus or get the car started or get to the train station. cloudy skies, there will be rain arriving from the west between 6 and 8:00. you'll want rain gear this morning in any event you'll want it this afternoon and evening. temperatures are mild, as we roll through the day, it will be
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mild windy and wet. 67 degrees, the high is early around 1:30 or 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., 65 and 64 by 6:00 p.m. the rain arriving before 9:00 a.m. and not getting out of here until after 6:00 p.m. tonight. karen we'll show you the arrival and departure of the rain on future tracker 6 and what's coming for the weekend. >> reporter: today is the rain day, but right now you're looking good, the roads are still dry. the vine is open in both directions so the ramps have reopened, as well, looking better. i-95 approaching cottman, all overnight construction is cleared, very light volume heading toward center city. we have a serious accident in kennett township, baird road at sills mills road avoid the area
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right now if you can. highway northbound between route 40 and 272 we have speeds at 50 miles per hour. construction blocks the right lane until 6:00 a.m. we've been seeing big delays with this and i would expect that this morning, tam. >> now to the latest attacks in paris, the fate of the suspected ring leader of the attacks is unclear after the intense raid in the paris suburb. that raid netted 8 arrests and left two people dead. the identities of the dead are being determined. police believe that these they targeted yesterday was ready to launch new attacks. >> house respects on capitol hill will vote on tougher screenings for syrian and iraqi refugees who enter the u.s. the attacks have brought up opposition to the resettlement of syrians.
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paul ryan wants stricter settlement. ryan wants the u.s. to pause for now. >> we think the prudent and responsible think is to take a pause in the refugee program in order to verify that terrorists are not trying to infiltrate the refugee population. >> president obama said the u.s. has the toughest standards for checking refugees and veto any refugee bill. >> "good morning america" will have more on the terrorists attacks and the response across the world. >> happening today, airport workers will walk the picket line in just a few hours at philadelphia international. they walked off the job here and at airports around the county. let's go live to katherine scott with the details. >> reporter: that's right, tam, the airport workers walked off the job last night.
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today thousands will be on strike here at philadelphia international, the protesters will be joined by mayor-elect jim kenny, several city council members will be here as they continue their fight. subcontractors walked off the job last night part of strikes being launched across the country. baggage handlers, cabin clearance and other passenger serb e serve vis workers -- service workers employed by three airline contractors. they will protest their pay in what they say is unfair labor practices, while airplanes are reaping record profits they are struggling to survive on low wages and little or no healthcare coverage. some were promised more. >> my co-workers and i work
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hard we help to make this airport run and we deserve to be treated better. >> reporter: it is unclear what the impact will be at the airport today. but the airport said they will be working with the airline to insure smooth operations for passengers. we're live at the airport. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, katherine. new from the overnight fire damaged apple bees in the overbrook park section. everyone was able to get out of the building safely. fire crews got the flames under control in 15 minutes. l&i was called in to inspect the buildings. residents in kansas are digging out from ten inches of snow. national guard teams were out all day searching for stranded
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motorists, some streets are i am passable for small cars that are not four wheel drive. >> i've been reading about this system out in alaska. it's all coming over here. but no snow. >> reporter: that was in the front range of the rocky mountains. as we take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, we were expecting this to come in during the second half of the rush hour, you see a couple of small blips of green around reading and allentown and wilmington and philadelphia, that main line of rain is what we're watching. that's what's going to hinder the commute and that is slowly pushing toward the east not getting into philadelphia around 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. this morning. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd, red white and blue, a shoutout to america and france, as we continue to honor our french as they get through their
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struggles. our french partners. a mild start in advance of the rain coming in. 58 in philadelphia, 58 in allentown. future tracker 6 showing you the next change, now it's a spotty sprinkle herary there, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., the western half of the region has the threat of some rain. it's not the steadiest rain we'll see today. but it's enough to get things damp and slow you down. as we go between 9 and 12:00 there are bits and pieces of heavier precipitation coming in. there may be areas where but get a lull, but it will be windy and damp all day. we might have thunder in south jersey and delaware, in particular. the evening commute is on the wet side. it looks like it will get out of here fairly quickly. by 11:00, most of it will be off
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the coast. check it out at tonight with cesily tynan and adam joseph. we'll have an inch to a half inch of rain. not super inundating rain, but damp some of the day, and much-needed water in the soil and acquifer. cloudy and mild in philadelphia. and cloudy and periods of rain down the shore. in philadelphia, a little sprinkle right now, but getting wetter after 7 or 8:00 a.m. 67 is the mild high. look at the winds gusts up to 30 miles per hour. we'll probably get our high of 67 fairly early in the day, say 1:30 or 2, maybe not much later
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just a drop off of a couple degrees. the sun comes back, 57 degrees. saturday, we'll get an easterly flow and it will be 54. and chillier on sunday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 67 degrees windy and rainy. 57 on saturday, sunday, 54 sunny and chilly. there's a chance of a shower on sunday, otherwise brisk and cool, starting out with a low of 45 in the morning, if you're heading to football games during the day, or the philadelphia marathon, dress appropriately. monday, 46 degrees with lows in the 30s next week. we'll improve as we go later into the week, 56 for the big travel day on wednesday. i could see us up closer to 60 for thanksgiving. >> parade looking good. >> reporter: looks dry. >> all new on "action news," a mother becomes outraged after
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learning a chair was thrown during a teacher student altercation. new evidence that may help police find a man who gunned down a pastor's wife. we're clear and dry, no problems on route 1 pennsylvania avenue, we'll take you to chester county. a new beauty trend has the internet buzzing. temporary africiales later in the morning buzz. grover cleveland here. yes, the dashing fellow on the thousand-dollar bill. with 'cash4life', the great game from the pennsylvania lottery, you could win a thousand dollars a day for life! you could buy a new house! or maybe even treat yourself to a trip to the islands.
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look here, sky6 live hd looking out over philadelphia international airport. some workers there today will be on strike, protesting working conditions there, they katherine scott is a there throughout the morning. >> dry for now, but it will change later. >> reporter: that's right, today is a rain day. if you want to avoid the bad conditions head out right now, we have not seen any wet conditions as the rain has not hit, only sprinkles in some spots. this is commerce drive, clear and dry, all lanes are back open on route 1100. we have an accident involving an overturned vehicle kennett square. emergency workers coming to the scene at sills mills road you want to avoid this area this
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morning. other than we have a downed pole that's creating a problem, they have shut down route 9 between central and popular avenue in linwood, atlantic county. stick to shore road. the margate bridge is closed stick to the longport bridge. they are doing construction right there. the commuter traffic report coming in from evesham, new jersey, staying on route 70 taking the ben. 26 minute ride, no problems in the region just yet. let's show you the temperatures, it is 60 degrees, we're above the average high for this date. we are talking about weather conditions with the rain coming, we're mild. 63 in millville. warmer than yesterday, 23 degrees warmer in allentown. 24 degrees warmer in millville. 17 degrees warmer than it was in philadelphia. we have periods of rain heavy today, 67 is the high, matt. >> new on "action news," a
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florida mother is livid and looking for answer after a fight broke out between her son and the teacher. the fight started when he made a smart remark to the high school teacher. the teacher said he put his hands on him first. officials are investigating. a maryland college will shut down through the thanksgiving holiday while authorities search for a missing stiewrnt from the area who could be -- student from the area who could be armed. he came back home and left with a firearm. he is wanted for bringing a gun to his fraternity last month. he is a former cheltenham high school student. authorities may have recovered the weapon used in the murder of an indiana wife of a
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pastor. they found a handgun in the front yard days after the murder. they hope torched fingerprints on the gun or bullet. >> flyers have their worst losing stretch at home since 2011. >> the sixers king of losers, they committed 31 turnovers, the most by an nba team in more than 15 years. they take off for a ten day road trip that begins in charlotte, tomorrow night. they will probably lose a lot of those games, too. >> it is 5:17, oprah's touch continues to benefit weight watchers. children's grades and attention spans could be improved if they start school at a later age. >> reporter: mild this morning as they move into the west later on. if you're in the western suburbs, kids might need an
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umbrella as they head to school. we'll take a look at the airport and see if there are any delays anywhere else in our most commonly traveled destinations. [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going.
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it's your coffee, your dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. caused some to question security in places of worship including those who lead their flock, here's wendy saltzman with a preview of a special report. >> reporter: some area pastors say it's necessary to have a gun on the job. >> there's nothing wrong with the righteous use of force to a good end. >> we're defenseless, you're a target for chris. >> reporter: we sit down with pastors who are refriewght critics -- refruiting critics who say it's not right to carry. >> it's my right to protect the flock. >> reporter: that's coming up on
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"action news" at 11:00. >> reporter: this is fort washington 309 at the pennsylvania turnpike. 30 no problems here. route 130 and nixon drive, construction blocks the lane until 6:00 and 2 lanes on 42 until 6:00 a.m. and two lanes on i-95. dry in south jersey for those men and women to work. >> reporter: there were 6 cars coming in with me this morning. it was unusual. i don't know where everybody was going, but there were people tout there. there's rain to the west, it's staying to the west now. you'll not have to worry about the bulk of the main rain until 7 or 8:00 in philadelphia. 9:00 a.m., 63, damp in philadelphia. by noon, 66 degrees and your high is going to be a little early in the day. i'll call it 67 around 1:30 or
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2:00 p.m. it's not that we change that much later in the day, but we sag temperature-wise. the rain will be with us all day and in through a good portion of the evening. there's the rainmaker out to the west. not a whole lot going on. no major delays all green aircraft telling you that. but a lot of clouds in most of the places we usually fly. >> going on to "healthcheck" starting school at the age of five can be too early and it seems many children are not ready. new research suggests that delaying the age children start school boosts their concentration and grades. starting later dramatically helped child's self-control by 70% associated with adhd. >> a los los angeles company is
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making freckles the next big thing. >> here's america's money. >> reporter: good morning topping america's money, stocks >> reporter: good morning topping america's money, stocks recall crg. the economy is strong enough to withstand the first interest rate hike in 7 years. >> oprah seems to be working for weight watchers, as well. shares have doubled since oprah bought a 10% stake in the company. >> the company behind a new business jet said it will fly new york to london in 3 hours and tokyo in 6. test flights expected to start in 6 years. the first commercial flight two years later. >> i wonder what the frequent flier program is for that. >> that's america's money. ins
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always something new, matt, if ever you thought what would make my life complete, is freckles. i>> i have a few. >> reporter: i do not, a new cosmetic trend freck yourself.
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you see her applying it right now. i thought this was the bain of a little girl existence. i guess some people think it makes you look more youthful. they are raising a little bit of money and raise more hoping that everybody can africia themselves. >> it might be good for st. patrick's day, irish have freckles. >> the pet monkey that ran amuck in texas and injured an elderly woman. >> reporter: the homeland threat taking place in cities across the nation, those stories and more when "action news" continues.
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terror attacks. airport workers are going to strike for more pay. that could impact the services offered by the airport. >> let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers has the morning commute. >> reporter: we have rain pushing into western lancaster county. there might be light sprinkles around ahead of this, but the bulk of the rain is to the west and moving toward the east. you can see that the clouds are in place ahead of all this, it is very mild, lots of clouds out there and the rain is pushing in during the morning rush hour to the west and getting into philadelphia before the end of the official rush at 9:00. 58 in allentown, 58 in wilmington. 63 in millville. you step outside, boy you feel the difference. it is on the mild


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