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>> good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, december 5. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" glblghts -- a tanker struck catches fire on a south jersey roads. new york times calls for gun control in the wake of the california shootings. the temple owls say the university of houston
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let's get you outside, i think you'll enjoy this one. there's the view we look live from our temple university camera. it is colder, clear conditions, high pressure overhead. that's allowed for radiational cooling to develop, the numbers have tanked. upper 20s north and west, allentown 29. 36 in the city. 33 in trenton. 28 for millville. cape may, 39 degrees. satellite and radar, cloud cover to the north and west, we'll stay bright and sunny today and bright and sunny tomorrow. the call from accuweather this morning. mostly sunny and mild, now, the normal high temperature for this time of the year is 48. we'll top out around 54 or 55. it gets milder in the seven-day
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forecast believe it or not. i'll have that for you coming up in just a little bit. we'll talk about a chance of a pattern change in the middle portion of the month. maybe we start to introduce cooler weather into the picture. right now the month of december opens up nice and mild. eva, you ready over there? >> thanks, chris, a tanker truck goes up in flames on 295 in gloucester county. firefighters respond to the blaze in logan township. the truck was on the shoulder of the road. no injuries were reported. investigators are working to learn the cause of that fire. turning to the mass shooting in california and the renewed push for gun regulations for the first time in 95 years the new york times this morning is using the space on its front
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page to call for change in the wake of those shootings. it is the first page one editorial since 1920. meanwhile, authorities are looking real closely into tashfeen malik she came to u.s. on a fiance visa before carrying out the massacre with her husband. brian taff has been in san bernadino and has this report. >> when you go into a crime scene like that it's the most horrific scene. >> reporter: fbi are looking into why tashfeen malik and syed rizwan farook went unnoticed. >> we are investigating this as an act of terrorism. >> reporter: tashfeen malik posted on facebook a pledge of
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aallegiance to isis. they are looking for the connections this couple might have when they traveled to sawcial -- saudi arabia and pakistan where the husband and wife met. >> we are going down the path to insure that we find all the evidence that pertains to the matter. other evidence that was uncovered two cell phones that were discarded near the couple's apartment. they are looking at their computers as we speak. that apartment was a chaotic scene, the already opening the doors allowing media to access it, many broadcasting live as they walked among the couple's belongings. the fbi said the scene was cleared and no evidence remained inside officials said not to panic there's no evidence of a large terror cell or additional threats that would endanger the
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public. >> we have no indication that these killers are part of an organized larger group or formed a cell. the fbi said the evidence does not support that claim, but not ruling out more arrests may follow. brian taff channel 6 "action news." >> abc news spoke with syed rizwan farook center or brother-in-law who said there was no inclination of extremist ideology and no indication they pledged allegiance to isis. >> that's shocking. why would she do that? >> she never mentioned anything. they were great parents. >> they spent a lot of time with her, they kept to themselves a lot, they were a good couple. >> "action news" has learned
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that one of the victims of the mass shooting was a pennsylvania native, 46-year-old harry bowman grew up in york county. he was the father of two daughters and worked in california for 15 years and a co-worker of farook. he was a devout catholic and taught religious classes. a math teacher in bucks county is facing child sex abuse charges. 30-year-old joseph becker had an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student. becker and the student exchanged photos and videos over a 5 month period beginning this past july. >> teachers have the
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responsibility of teaching children to become young adults. >> reporter: they are asking any other victims to contact bucks county detective's, his bail has been sent at $250,000. a couple has been arrested for impersonating police officers. they flashed a badge at a 21-year-old man and ordered him to show i.d. they grabbed cash from his wallet and took off. they targeted a 23-year-old woman two hours earlier, but didn't get any money. pennsylvania lawmakers are preparing for a weekend session as they try to end the nearly 6 month long budget stalemate. the house and republican majority met privately behind
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closed doors, it is forcing counties to borrow money and layoff workers. the main sticking points are state sales tax and overhauling the pension system. meanwhile, lawmakers in new jersey are helping those who suffer from ptsd in ton harbor. it's -- stone harbor. the findings from the hearing will be used to implement strategies to help veterans. the public hearing was put on by a task force created by the new jersey senate and general assembly. president obama signed a long term transportation funding bill, but it falls far short of what the administration wanted. the bill $305 billion over 6 years to address the country's aging transportation systems. they hailed this as a major
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accomplishment. now, the race for the white house, donald trump is once again the frontrunner for the republicans. in a new cnn poll 36% of registered republicans support trump. cruz trails by 20 points. dr. bern carson? third place followed by marco rubio. temple football hope to bring home a college championship as they face off against houston. the 28th ranked owls and cougars square off for the at let he can tidal, the winner goes to the peach bowel. something will have to give today for one of the teams,
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we'll have to wait and see. you can watch the big game from the comfort of your home, it will be broadcast on 6abc live beginning at noon. the owls are on the road to take on the cougars. if they win they will be eligible for the fiesta bowl or the peach bowl. philly pops perform a special concert for our men and women in the military. volcano erupts with lava, smoke and ash. >> reporter: it's quiet this weekend, and we have warm weather to talk about in the seven day, i'll have the details when when we come.
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>> italians were treated to a spectacle over in the skies. mount etna sprung to life and spewed hot lava into the sky. it created a dirt thunderstorm with lightning bolts amid the clouds of ash. geologists say it has grown to a new peak with lava, gas and ash. volcanos scare me. dirt thunderstorm, you learn
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something new everyday. i had no idea. i've studied weather 20 years. there we go. there's the view outside the center city skyline. it's a nice quiet morning, but it's cold. we'll see temperatures in the 20s and 30s early on, it should be a nice weekend overall. double scan live, we don't have to worry about any precipitation not only this weekend, but we might keep it clear the entire week. 29 in allentown and reading. lancaster, 28. millville, 34 and trenton, 33. just the slightest breeze out of the west/northwest to 3 to 5 miles per hour. you can see a couple of zeros popping up here. there's not much of a breeze to talk about either. you need to bundle up this morning, but by afternoon we'll rebound nicely. satellite composite shows all the cloud cover to the
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northwest. we don't have to worry about any clouds, maybe the occasional puffy cumulus clouds. mostly sun. what you're seeing is an area of high pressure east of the mississippi. we have a storm pulling off the front range that will attempt to charge east over the next few days, it will run into the high. the high will eat away at the storm system. by the time it gets here it will fizzle out. we don't expect anything at all from this. surface maps here's the high, nice and mild east of the mississippi. sunday, high pressure in control. by monday this will scoot east and hit the eastern seaboard, but it fizzles out and we are looking at nothing more than mostly sunny skies or combustion of sun and clouds -- combination of sun and clouds, but no precipitation. 52 degrees, slightest breeze out of the west five to seven miles per hour. jersey shore, 53 degrees, lots
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of sunshine, again, a very nice afternoon. for philadelphia, 54 degrees that's the forecasted high, mostly sunny skies, mild. winds out of the north at 5 miles per hour. we have high pressure in control that means overnight tonight the numbers drop again, mainly clear, calm, 29 degrees outlying suburbs. 35 center city. on the lighter side out of the north at 5 miles per hour. get a load of this, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're getting ready to move into the second week of december. look at the temperatures, stays quiet and dry the whole way through, we have to watch a system by week's end. look at the numbers, 54 today. 56 spunked, 55 monday, the cooler temperatures are by midweek, tuesday and wednesday, 52 degrees we can handle that. thursday, cloud cover moves in, 56 degrees. we are watching a system,
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friday, 55 degrees, next saturday we could be in the 60s. same thing next sunday. if you don't like the cold -- >> go to alaska. >> reporter: there's no cold right now even alaska is warm. >> you can find storm tracker 6 live anytime of the day head to 6abc.com/weather. the philly pops gave a concert as a special tribute to a special audience. jeff chirico was at the kimmel center. >> reporter: a joyous start to the christmas spectacular. a tribute to the audience itself, the men and women who serve and protect. >> it's the way the philly pops give back to the military and the first responders. if we didn't do this, they probably would not be able to come to the concert. what a welcome they got, military and emergency vehicles
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lined broad street. victorian carolers in serenaded. >> it's nice to put the blues on every once in a while. it's nice to see everybody in their dress blues and dress uniforms. >> it's great to enjoy a night like this especially during the holiday time we have family members over seas and fighting for us. >> reporter: it's been a while since this group fought over seas, but they say veterans from world war ii and korea say they are grateful to have been remembered. >> it's great to be honored, all the other fells who put in their time in the service and a lot of them in harm's way. the pops recognized charles ramsey for his service with the inaugural golden baton award.
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>> the honor goes to the men and women in the military. >> reporter: a small token of gratitude for those who sacrifice so much. >> there are tickets left for the next nine performances of the christmas spectacular, the show runs through december 22. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." come on in pop pop. happy birthday. i just had a heart attack... and now i have a choice. for her. for them. and him. a choice to take brilinta.
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you, sky6 live hd taking a live look at the philadelphia international airport. 39 degrees outside. that 39 degrees doesn't feel too terribly bad. 5:51. "healthcheck," a reason for men to avoid the dad bod. there's a link between a man's weight and his children. the absent may change the genetic make up of his sperm enough to affect his children's weight. if you're thinking about father
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hood, you may want to trim down. mom may be eating for two, but dad may be losing wait for two. scientist scientists have drug to slow down the aging process. a recent study on worms found the drug caused them to age slower without wrinkles and healthier. the testing is set to begin next year. research shows that exercising in your 20s may bring health benefits that last a lifetime. a major study found how fit you are in the your 20s which can affect your risk of heart disease later in life. researchers found for each additional minute a participant stayed on the treadmill and raised their heart rate
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>> good saturday morning, sky6 live hd taking a live look over wilmington, delaware, 5:55, 39 degrees outside. it's been a good year for car companies. the u.s. auto industry is on track to post record sales. sales are expect told top 1.3 million in november alone. that would bring year to date sales to 15 million vehicles. gm, ford, fiat chrysler posted improvements. volkswagen is struggling. their sales plunged 25% in the wake of the emissions cheating scandal. you may satisfy your craving for donuts from the comfort of your home. they are testing outline delivery service -- testing out deliver service. they are testing out dunkin
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delivery in several cities. if it is a success, it may go nationwide. a tablet can make a great gift for kids and many come loaded with games an activities. which one is best. here's nydia han with recommendations. >> reporter: consumer reports took us to its lab testing out a wide range of products for kids and turned them over to the ultimate testers. that was the last time we heard from the kids at consumer reports once they got their hands on the tablets. consumer reports experts put a dozen kids tablets through a series of tests testing responsiveness and screen quality and battery life. when it comes to kids, durability is the key. meet thebler.
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this failed the 5-year-old who was frustrated trying to use the screen consumer reports found hard to swipe. >> it doesn't take a long time to learn. >> they have these games that i really liked. >> reporter: in the end, kd for $200 topped the ratings. it is one of most responsive tablets tested and comes with a motion sensor game. curious smart runs on windows operating useful if they are transitioning to a computer for school work. amazon fire tablets by best buy. it comes with a bumper and is loaded with a year description of kid-friendly content.
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they all come with parental controls to limit access to apps and limits the amount of time your child uses them. nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> we have much more coming up on "action news" saturday morning. the science of shocking. while you may be influenced to buy that -- the science of shopping. why you may be influenced to by that ugly christmas sweater. stay with us, we'll be right back.
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independence blue cross. live fearless. 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, december 5. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." an elderly couple rushed to the hospital after they are overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning. a police chase comes to an end when a car slams into a tree in delaware county. plus a cold start to the weekend. does it mean you need to bundle up this weekend? let's go over to chris sowers -- >> reporter: no. >> it doesn't feel that cold.

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