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dear fellow citizen, i know how it feels to save for retirement and college - times two. i get that it can be overwhelming, because i'm living it. but i always tell people - saving's not that complicated. you just have to work with what you have. if you have a question about saving, ask me. sincerely, alex payne.
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fellow dad and fellow citizen. "action news", delaware valley's leading news program, with meteorologist melissa magee, jeff skversky and walter perez. tomorrow's the first day of spring but old man winter
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is not going go to go quietly. taking a live look at sky 6hd in center city at penns landing. pretty night out there but definitely a winter coat kind of night. temperatures are dropping and there is snow moving our way. saturday night and the big story on "action news" is a brush with some snow for the the start of the springtime. it is already colder and most everyone is hoping that this is winter a's last gasp. meteorologist melissa a magee over at the "action news" big board with the the first check of the accu weather forecast. >> we are tracking wet the snow for first day of spring but it looks like old man winter may tip toe out of here come tomorrow because precipitation doesn't look to be like a whole lot across the region. the here's storm tracker six live double scan radar. the light rain showers that were for the most part to the south of the city for majority of the day are starting to move out. we have a little bit of moisture across atlantic city and into cape may. also back to the lancaster county and even some moisture wet snow flakes there in
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wilmington. big picture showing you we have had one batch of moisture earlier today, this is starting to move off to our east and what we are awaiting is off to our south, there is an area of low pressure well off the coast of the carolinas and this will shift north and east but the computer models have been saying that the storm system is moving further and further east which means as it comes up the eastern seaboard, the snowfall amounts will be much lower across the region and that is good news if you are not a fan of snow, come tomorrow. currently it is 40 in philadelphia. thirty-four in the poconos. thirty-eight in lancaster. the at the coast in cape may coming in at 36. thirty-five in millville. so temperatures are mild and they are marginal ahead of the storm system, the weak one we are tracking for tomorrow. so it looks like any precipitation that comes on through road will be mainly wet. we will go overtime line, light rain we have overhead continues to move out. tomorrow is mostly rain and some wet snow, mixing in along that 95 corridor and areas north and west. rain to the south and east. by sunday night rain end, snow
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will taper from the west/east direction. we have an updated snowfall map, sarah, to share and we have details with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast. >> all right melissa a, thank you. police say a panhandler attacked a state supreme court justice walking near city hall last night. the accused attacker was arrested shortly afterwards on the septa train. his mother is talking to "action news". jeff chirico joins us live from the satellite center, jeff, what did she have to say. >> reporter: james paul's mother says he is not typically violent but suffered from mental illness for years. while she feels for the judge she said her son's run in with the law may be the best thing for him. >> just broke his heart for a long time. >> reporter: delores paul opens up about her only son's struggle with schizophrenia that has left him homeless and maybe to blame for his alleged attack on the pennsylvania supreme court justice friday night. >> i'm's sorry it happened. i pray for the judge and his family but it might be james
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cry for help. >> reporter: police say james paul hit judge dougherty in the face after asking him for money near city hall, the 26 year-old was arrested nearby. a plaque in his parent's germantown home a reminder of the young man's talent as a high school baseball pitcher. his diagnosis at 19, change everything. >> very talented, very sweet, always a good friend, helped people. >> reporter: delores says she has committed him numerous times but he quickly check himself out. >> we would have have him here, we would try to help but he wouldn't follow through without patient care. he wouldn't follow through with medications, because he kept saying that the medication make him feel like a zombie. >> reporter: living on the the streets since october james doesn't recognize his illness according to his mother who plans to ask the judge hearing his case to order the mental health help he so desperately needs. >> i'm hoping they can keep him and not give him option of leaving because when he is given the option of leaving, he always leaves. >> reporter: james paul does have two previous convictions for dui and simple assault in
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2009, 2010. his arraignment is scheduled for tuesday morning. live from the the satellite center, jeff chirico for channel six a "action news", sarah. jeff, thank you. delaware fire fighters battled a blaze in the apartment building in claymont tonight. flames broke out 6:30 in the 700 block of appletree court. the it took fire fighters about 45 minutes to get the fire under control, we're told that 22 units were damaged. no one was hurt, red cross is helping 24 people, find housing tonight. police in newark say a man has died after falling from the third story roof of the building this happened shortly before 4:00 this evening on the 100 block of west main street. police say that the victim is a 20 year-old from massachusetts and not a university of delaware student. he was responsive and -- unresponsive when taken to christiana a hospital where he later died. newark police are now investigating. a fire will in the stop one congregation from worshiping together on palm sunday day. two alarm fire broke out early this morning at ever abundant
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life international church. it is located in the 100 block of ridge avenue in darby boro. a creative mind learning center and christiana contacted my ace attach to the church. it also sustain expect and water damaged. investigators have not said how the fire started. coming up at 11:30 we will tell you who has offered a place to worship for tomorrow. plus a plea from the day care owners. from our new jersey news room now, nine people were injured in the car crash this afternoon in camden county. this happened around 3:00 in the 800 block of blackwood clementon road in pine hill. all nine were rushed to cooper university hospital, and two were taken by medical choppers. there is no word on the condition of those involved. one of the philadelphia's most notorious housing projects is just a pile of dust and debris. this morning it took just a few seconds to bring down norman bloomberg apartments which stood for nearly 50 years. "action news" reporter trish hartman was there with a crowd
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of onlookers. >> reporter: they gathered by the dozens, dust mask and cameras to watch implosion of the two high rises at norman bloomberg apartments in north philadelphia making way for new public housing. >> i'm experiencing mixed emotions right about now, you know, i'm sad to see it go but at the same time change is good and i want to embrace the new change. >> reporter: many spectators took one last nostalgic look the at the building that housed generations of their families. >> to see this come down it is touching my heart. i feel like i want to bring my mother here also even though she's deceased, i feel like she wants to be here too in spirit anyway. >> reporter: and then just before 7:30... , they came crashing down, all captured from the air, by chopper six. a cloud of thick, dust quickly rolled through pushing people away from the implosion site. >> literally just a big boom, and then just actually
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watching the buildings fall, level by level by level. >> reporter: clean up began immediately after the implosion, crews clearing dust and debris from the streets. we spoke with folks who used to live here until last year and they say they can't wait to come back once new housing is complete. >> there is nothing we can do but watch it come down and wait until they rebuild so we want try to come back. >> reporter: 1200 new town home style rental and owner ship units are planned. philadelphia housing authority officials say this is a big step in rejuvenating the neighborhood. >> we're building a beautiful, thriving community here at bloomberg sharswood to address blight, decay we have seen over the last 50 years. >> reporter: reporting from north philadelphia, trish hartman for channel six "action news". overseas now a suicide bomber attack a busy tourist area in central istanbull saturday killing at least five people including two israeli americans. thirty-six people were injured in the blast in a busy shopping district. the attack comes nearly a week
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after a car bomb ripped through a square. the united states says it stand in solidarity with turning any combating terrorism. well, flight recorders have been recovered in the site in russia where dubai air liner crashed while trying to land in strong wind. a all 62 people died on game. the close the circuit tv footage shows boeing 737 operated by fly dubai going down in a steep angle and then exploding. officials say several planes had trouble landing at the airport at the time of the crash. one tried to land three times before the pilot gave up and divert todd another airport. the paris prosecutor say the top suspect in last years deadly paris attacks had planned to be a suicide bomber at france's main stadium but back out at the last minute. salah abdeslam was a rested, yesterday in a police raid in brussels. prosecutors say that he abandoned his suicide vest, after he drove other attackers to paris, for the attack on november 13th. in all, 130 people were killed
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and several venues around paris on that night. much more to come tonight on "action news", another trump rally, descend into violence, with attendees punching protesters as a woman in a a kk hood is ushered out. second eagle prepares to hatch at u.s. national arboretum in washington d.c. we will look at the nest cam coming up. plus ducis rodgers has sports, when "action news" continues.
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violence broke out at a rally for donald trum in tucson, arizona today. you can see with man in the middle of the video wearing a ku klux klan hood. she was being escorted when a man started punching and kicking a protester. outside this venue several hundred protesters block the road, making it impossible for late comers to get to the event. a massachusetts woman was not a fan of donald trump when she was alive and now that she's gone, she's still trying to sway voters. she died this week at the age of 86. her dying wish was written in her obituary. she asked that in lieu of flowers people do not vote for trump. she thought he was teaching hate. >> for her message to be heard, it is the best thing
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that could happen today. this is a dream come true for her. >> trump is currently leading in the republican presidential race followed by ted cruz and john kasich. president obama and first family leave for a historic trip for cuba a tomorrow. they will be there until tuesday. while there the president will continue his work to improve relations with cuba. he will meet with president raul castro on monday and address cuban people on tuesday. he will take a walking tour of old havana and watch a baseball game between tampa bay rays and cuban national team. pope francis has joined instagram and in just a few hours he reached nearly 1 million followers. the his first instagram post was a photo of himself praying with the caption pray for me. vatican says instagram feed will include photos and videos from the pope's daily life. still to come on "action news" tonight, washington is waiting for its newest and perhaps most patriotic resident, nest cam is live and
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we are watching forbidder of the baby bald eagle when "action news" comes right back. everything nature's promise
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eat well for less. beautiful sight in washington d.c., a bald eagle shore new eaglelet and an egg which started to hatch this morning. proud parents are name mr. president and the first lady. they have been nesting in a toll up popular tree in the national arboretum since 2014. this is a live picture of the nest right now. it looks like eagle is asleep.
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24/7, and we have posted a lincoln six abc.com. hopefully by tomorrow that egg will hatch ape another eaglelet will emerge. its sibling took roughly 36 hours to to make it's a appearance. >> very cute. >> yes. >> i hope it is asleep there. >> it is head down, a sleep, watching. >> it is a lot of work. >> it is. >> melissa a checking with the forecast. i feel like we have been talking about possibility of snow for days and i think people will like the way this will turnout. >> it looks like storm system is shifting east which means snowfall across our region will be much lower from what we were anticipating, sarah. good news on the first day of spring. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar, still some light rain showers starting to exit coastal sections of new jersey, down in atlantic city, surf city, that is it for rest of the evening hours. then we will await secondary batch of moisture with the area of low pressure off the coast of the carolinas that moves our way as we get the in the second half of our weekend
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tomorrow. outside we will go, sky six live in hd in chester looking at commodore barry bridge. we have mostly cloudy skies overhead, and it the is pretty calm across the region with that northwesterly wind. currently in philadelphia, coming in at the 40 degrees. dew point at 31. we have a northwesterly wind at 5 miles an hour. northerly component to our win tonight, helps to drain down relatively cooler air for this time of the year. our high today was 47. so 7 degrees off the mark. the wind chill of 37. pressure 30.10 and holding steady. it is 40 in trenton. thirty-three in the poconos. forty-one in reading. thirty-seven in dover. 36 degrees in cape may. at the coast in beach haven coming in the at 39. we are tracking some precipitation tomorrow, and even though that northerly wind brings down colder air, temperatures are pretty marginal. as that precipitation comes through most spots with the rainfall and the wet snow, will look to be a about freezing which means we're not
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expecting a whole lot of precipitation to accumulate on the road. here's satellite six with action radar. the is there first system that moved through, shifting a off to the east and then we have this unorganized area of low pressure off the coast of the carolinas. that will shift to the north and east as we go throughout the day on sunday. as we have been saying the computer models and consensus has been that this storm system shifts to the east, it takes back precipitation, bulk with it and as a result snowfall totals will be much lower accredits our region. future tracker six showing 3:00 in the afternoon tomorrow mostly cloudy. we have light rain showers scattered about the region. i would allow for that for south jersey and delaware. the as we go throughout the evening hours tomorrow, you can see 9:30 tomorrow night rain showers for south jersey, central delaware, right along i-95 corridor areas north and west. we have wet snowfall across the region. then moisture will taper off from the west/east direction. we will talk about possible snowfall and what is going on
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here. it does than the look like a whole lot, coating to an inch for most locations. this then we have one to 3 inches of snow for lakehurst down to atlantic city and just to the north of wildwood because the center of the storm system is shifting to the east, so on the back side of this storm, as it exits and pull is a way you can pick up from one to 3 inches of snowfall. key take away points with this system. bulk of the precipitation falls during the day. mostly rain and wet snow mixing in from time to time, all of the accumulation tomorrow that slushy coating to an inch looks to be on the grass or non-paved surfaces. out ahead of the system, the temperatures have been well about freezing. the main roads look to be wet across the area here's the exclusive seven day forecast. rain and wet snow on the first day of spring tomorrow. how about that. high of 43. breezy, sunny on monday in at 51. fifty-five on tuesday. mostly sunny. getting warmer. spring sunshine on wednesday at 68. and even warmer on thursday,
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in at 72, and then for good friday, mostly cloudy, a couple of showers are possible in at 66. still above average next saturday, with high temperature of 6o once we get rid of the rain and wet snow tomorrow, sarah that forecast doesn't look too bad for spring. >> in the bad at all, thanks, melissa a. fourth annual unc f mayor's mask ball is going on right now in center city. black tie event is going on at the pennsylvania convention center. thinks the organization's signature fund raising event to help students get to and through college. despite the mask, we spotted "action news" anchor sharrie williams there in the crowd and mcing the event tonight was our own rick williams. up next on "action news" ducis rodgers with sports, villanova wildcats get ready for round two of the ncaa tournament, that story and more when "action news" comes right back.
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dear fellow citizen, i know how it feels to save for retirement and college - times two. i get that it can be overwhelming, because i'm living it. but i always tell people - saving's not that complicated. you just have to work with what you have. if you have a question about saving, ask me. sincerely, alex payne. fellow dad and fellow citizen.
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critical game this afternoon. fewer and fewer games remaining, 14 games to go, and flyers ended the day a point out of the playoff picture. there was a change right before the start of this one. michael will neuvirth was unable to go so steve mason got the start. jake voracek back in the line up, he has been out with the lower body injury. the flyers get on the board first. second period ratko godas his fourth goal of the season. one to nothing flyers. a minute later pens get the puck to trever daily, and game tied, at one. and end of the period, this is in the a good goal, chris kunis, shoots it, off the wall, it goes off of mason's skate and in. flyers lose four-one. detroit wins in florida tonight. flyers are three points back. >> we will have games like tonight, but when things are not going your way and a lot of frustration on our part and you will have games like that. >> it is disappointing but you
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know what as much as it sucks right now, we have to turn the page here and have a short memory. >> to the ncaa tournament villanova won its opener easily and new cats prepare for round two against iowa. jeff skversky is with those cats in brooklyn. >> reporter: villanova is trying to become the first team in ncaa history to lose three years in a row as a one or two seed in the opening weekend of the tournament. at this stage yeah, it has been brutal for the wildcats and senior forward daniel ochefu says it even haunts them. >> we don't want to be known as that team that hasn't got past the first week even, but you know, it is something we have to deal work we have to be accountable. >> i will try to do anything we can within what we do and have been doing all year to not let it happen again and make sure everyone is ready to go as a leader. >> reporter: villanova coach jay wright said they have talk about getting over the hump in the tournament all season and now that they are here facing the iowa his message is simple. >> we have done this what is
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worst outcome? we have lost this, all right. it didn't kill us. the let's go have fun, prepare for it. >> reporter: if the cats end this drought they have to beat annie was team sunday at 12:10 who just knock off temple in overtime but nova nation believes, just ask former eagle brian westbrook. >> they have to stay hot. they have to continue to deeven if f they stay out of foul trouble they will have a chance. >> it is going to be great for the fans, and to get to the second week even. >> reporter: how is know of getting ready to are this game with iowa. they are watching game tape from the last time they played three years ago. villanova won in overtime but they expect sunday to be much tougher. with the wildcats from brooklyn jeff skversky channel six "action news". still ahead, saint guess shares what it knows about top seeded oregon. plus another high school basketball title is coming back to our area.

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