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they recently rated their care experience at over 3,500 hospitals nationwide in a survey conducted for the centers for medicare and medicaid services. fewer than 6% received 5 stars. among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia. learn more at slash eastern. cancer treatment centers of america. care that never quits. appointments available now. sunday, march 20, i'm nydia han along with gray hall disproof here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" today, nova and vaint -- st. joe's will try to advance in the
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ncaa tournament. the wildcats took off in brooklyn we'll have a live preview. we'll be live from cuba where president obama is expected to make a historic visit later today. more on those stories in a moment, but first let's go outside on this first day of spring with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with chris sowers, at least the calendar says spring. >> reporter: doesn't feel like spring. temperatures are holding steady in the upper 30s and upper 40s, when you factor in the winds it feels like the low to mid 30s. 41 for wilmington anne millville. 42 dover. reading, 40. allentown, 36. poconos, 31. ascertain trenton checking in at 37 degrees. again you can subtract a good five or six degrees when you factor in the winds. everything is going toward to plan, you can seem the moivment buildings to the south.
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-- you can see everything is starting to build to the south. you can see the green. overnight tonight, mainly cloudy and chilly. snow showers develop in the evening hours, high temperatures top out at 45 degrees and then those numbers pull back as it starts precipitating. as we look ahead we're expecting a quick clearing from this as we head into tomorrow. there could morning snow showers, otherwise clouds break for sunshine and temperatures warm up in the upper 40s low 50s. all that snow melts. say hello to the 60s and 70s again by the middle of next week him we'll talk about that when i see you in just a little bit. "action news" will get an early start tomorrow morning to help you with what could be a slick morning commute. the morning team is on at 4:00 a.m. it's the first day of spring,
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but it feels like winter. trish hartman is live in roxborough where people are getting spring water ice despite the cold weather. >> reporter: that's right, nydia, even though it's cold outside, 89 manager said of this location 3,000 free ices will be given out. i got my favorite, mint chocolate chip. people were waiting outside to get in. before opening time employees rita's roxborough were busy stocking cups and filling the machines and making sure there was enough italian water ice to go around. i was here yesterday and i made 40 buckets of water ice, on a traditional day i'll make 15 to 18. i love rita's and i love spring it's cold out hear. >> reporter: for the die hard fans there's nothing like a cold
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cup of lime water ice to make it feel like spring. i find it very refreshing. >> reporter: even on a cold day like today? yes. >> reporter: now, while the weather will impact business today, the manager said at least it's not snowing like last year this location is open until 9:00 p.m. reporting live in roxborough, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." 12:04, your time, we are on to the next rounds of march madness when villanova and st. joe's lace up. we're looking live at villanova's campus, the school is hosting a watch party for those who did not make the trip to new york. jeff skeverski did make his way up to i-95 he is in brooklyn with a preview of the must-win matchup. >> reporter: hey, guys, nova is trying to get to the sweet 16
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for the first time in seven years. the next stage in the big dance it's been a problem for move have a. they need a one, two, three seed over this span and still come up shore. the cats on the floor at barclay center getting set to face iowa in just a few minutes at 12:10. this is a tough matchup for nova. iowa beat temple on friday in overtime and now they are coming for the cats. villanova is trying to get over the hump here, the seniors do not want this to be their final game. i'm going try to do whatever i can to not let it happen again and make sure everyone is ready to go as a leader. this is the game that everybody has been talking about for the whole year and finally be able to play in the game is exciting for us.
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not playing in fear of making the same mistakes we made last year or the short comes of the years before. i want it for them. they get a chance again. i get it, i would love to get to the sweet 16. >> reporter: yeah, so would nova nation. villanova is trying to avoid of becoming the first team of ncaa history to lose three years in a row in opening weekend as a one or two seed. here's the good news, jay wright never lost to by with a including a w three years ago and nova has never lost at the barclay center. jeff skeverski channel 6 "action news." also today, st. joe's plays top-seeded oregon. coach martelli said he had people all over the country congregate lag -- congratulating
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him on friday night's victory. that win touch a lot of people, none like the philadelphia story, you would villanova in the afternoon and temp with the crushing loss and along with saint joseph's. they love their basketball. a delaware county congregation held palm sunday services today despite the fact that there was a fire yesterday. the ever abundant church was able to celebrate, fire broke out on ridge avenue in darby borough. the church and creative minds center and christian's academy suffered smoke and water damage. the members said they are determined to rebuild. we understand even though the fire was unexpected, it was
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a little shock to our system when we initially saw the smoke, we know that god is going to work everything out for our good in the end. i think we are holding up well as a church family. the pastor hopes to perform services at the church in 30 days. there's no word on what the day care center will do tomorrow. one person is in the hospital after being rescued from a burning home in chester. the two-alarm fire broke out before 1:30 on the 400 block of concord avenue. crews arrived to find smoke pouring from the roof of the house. they rescued a person from the third floor. no word on their condition. right now police are looking for the person who shot and killed a man on a southwest philadelphia street. the action cam was at the scene, the 5500 block of beaumont street. investigators say the man was shot at least three times in the chest at 3:00 a.m.
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the 23-year-old victim died at the hospital. officers found shell casings on the streets from two different weapons. they hope surveillance video from a local business will lead to the killer. philadelphia police are investigating the shooting of a teenager on a ball field behind arch bishop ryan high school. teens got into a fight along academy road in northeast philadelphia. during the argument one of the teens pulled out a gun and started shooting and injuring another teen in the leg. the 17-year-old was treated at the hospital and released. police have the suspect's car and his keys he left them behind when he ran off. philadelphia police are looking for a person who stole a tractor-trailer and got stuck turning on a north philadelphia street. s.w.a.t teams surrounded the vehicle north 17th street. police thought the suspect was
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hiding in the back of the truck. once officers got in the truck they realized it was empty. president obama will depart for cuba in just a few hours. coming up, we'll have a live report from the island nation as it perhaps for the historic visit. new at noon, a water spout formed in florida stunning beachgoers and it was all caught on camera. plus, meteorologist chris sowers will be back with the full accuweather forecast when "action news" continues.
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so glad you stayed with us take a look at this sight on the
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screen. beachgoers in florida watched a water spout form off the beach and in the ocean. it formed a small tornado-like funnel department of damaging ss and tossing around beach chairs. that's a neat sight, isn't it? >> reporter: stay in the open waters. we're talking snow overnight tonight, there's the wide view in cape may. cloudy conditions, it's blustery and chilly today not feeling like the first day of spring. temperatures are in the 30s in some locations. double scan live, the good news we are clear we no precipitation yet. we have showers that will form to the south and that will push to the north and change over to light snow. the normal high is 57 degrees, we're struggling we're at 41. chilly. dewpoint, 16. pressure 30.11 holding stealed. winds out of east/northeast at
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13 miles per hour that gives us a feels like temple of -- temple of 35. 31 in the poconos. these are actual air temperatures, dover, 42. cape may, 41. double scan live everything seems to be going according to plan, it is pretty much. forecast models had the outer edges. coastal storm that will swing through later this afternoon and into the evening hours. as the storm deepens, it pulls in the colder air from the north and we'll switch rain over to snow. we'll see a period of light snow overnight tonight as the storm brushes us by. it will get kicked out to sea by the stronger low pressure system. that's the good news.
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we'll see showers south of philadelphia, we're starting to mix in snowflakes, as well. 41 in philadelphia. 42 in wilmington. 30s to the southeast. 40s north and west, you'll see more in the way of sun up here this afternoon. not going to see much of it, but you'll see a little bit of it to get the numbers milder. overnight tonight we'll see a transition over to a steady period of light snow. everything is east of the delaware river. north and west you mient see anything at all out of this, temperatures at 5:00 a.m. are above freezing which is a good sign which means most of the accumulation should be confined to grassy surfaces and car tops and things like. by afternoon, the sun comes back out, hello, we're up to 50 degrees, whatever snow you do see it will melt, by afternoon you'll be saying, what snow? it will be milder from that point on as we progress allong through the workweek. periods of snow overnight tonight steadiest in south
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jersey and delaware. accumulations on grassy surfaces. there could slick spots out there especially closer to the coast because we are expecting a little bit more in the way of accumulation, the closer you are to the ocean, because the storm is closer to the shorepoints. one to three from sandy hook, burlington and money monmouth and ocean counties. everybody else a coating to an inch. cloudy skies today, a couple of rain showers developing later on. wet snow mixes in by evening. 45 degrees is the forecasted high. with the breeze it will feel like the 0s. overnight tonight, some light snow expected east of the city, it's chilly, 29 degrees outlying suburbs, 33 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, finally feeling more like spring not tomorrow even though we are up to 50 it's still breezy.
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tuesday turning milder, 56 we lose the wind. 68 degrees by wednesday. thursday looks great, 72 degrees, combination of sun and clouds, friday more in the way of clouds and showers, but it's mild high of 64. there could a couple of slick spots out there first thing tomorrow morning, obviously you want to use caution, but this is a nuisance events than a bigger-sized storm. that's welcomed news. president obama is scheduled to depart for cuba in less than two hours. it will be the first u.s. presidential visit to the island nation in nearly 90 years. marcy gonzalez joining us live from havana a lot of plans for this historic trip. >> reporter: that's right, nydia. president obama is expected to arrive in five hours, his visit being excitement and controversy. along with the sounds and sights of cuba, today a touch of
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americana. signs of optimism and support ahead of president obama's historic trip to the island. the president obama is open the window in america. >> reporter: the president will be joined by the first family as he takes first steps in trying to normalize relations after decades between tension the u.s. and the castro regime. the potential of trade even business opportunities and along with the meeting with raul castro he will meet with political >> reporter: opponents are claiming he is going back on his word that he would not travel to cuba until after human rights were improved and whether the cube -- cubans will benefit.
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he must call for free elections and liberal economic system that will bring prosperity because communism has never been good for anybody. president obama will give a nationally televised speech on tuesday before the much-anticipated baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. nydia and gray back to you. very exiting thank you. much more to come on "action news" at noon. stay with us.
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welcome back on this palm sunday, the first day of spring, but it is only 41 degrees out there. it will be 72 on thursday. take a look at this, the
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wait is over, this is video from the bald eagle camera in washington, d.c. this is at the national arboretum. the eagles have been nesting in a too lip popular -- tulip popular tree since 2014. one egg hatched on friday the second egg this morning. the pair are called mr. president and first lady. i am protesting that i'm calling her mrs. president. the americans are expected to spend $17 billion. $146 per person. in "healthcheck" this noon, prevention for disease control and prevention in describing
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open i -- opium pain killers. the first time, 89cdc has -- it is the first time the cdc has issued guidelines because of the number of americans addicted to them. doctors are not required to follow the recommendations. the young survivor of a fire attack on his west bank home had a dream come true this weekend, the palestinian's boy's family was killed in a firebombing by suspected jewish extremist. on thursday the boy visited real madrid and mingled with its players. we'll be right back. > so glad you stayed with us
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on this sunday, a live look sky6 live hd in chester, p-a yoamp -- overlooking the challenge energy center. our morning team will be here tomorrow bright and early to guide you through it all. union fans have been waiting for this moment. the team is holding the home opener at tallen energy center in chester. the union split their first two games of the season on the road. you can watch the union revolution match on 6abc. the action starts this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. the flyers are 3 points out of the playoffs with just a dozen games left in the season. they are in that less than ideal spot thanks to a 4-1 loss to
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pittsburgh 2-1 yesterday. goalie steve mason got the start when michael michael newburg was unavailable to play because of illness or injury. panther fans have are a good luck charm because of keviny -- kevin spacey. they won after wearing a spacey hoodie. the crowd went wild when the house of card star was shown on it is jumbotron. i would be excited, too. another half-hour of "action news" straight ahead. taking a look outside, meteorologist chris sowers harassing the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast forecast when "action news"
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happening now on "action news," free water issa sign that spring is here, you may need gloves to hold on to it on this chilly day. watch parties are underway as nova basketball fans cheer on their wildcats. the mother of a homeless man charged with attacking a
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pennsylvania supreme court justice says there's more to the story. let's go outside to chris sowers, chris you lost the gloves, but you have a coat on. >> reporter: i don't know if i could get the free water ice, temperatures are very cold. windchills on the first day of spring, take a look, most areas are in the 30s, some locations in the 20s. feels like 29 in the lehigh valley. 20 in the poconos. trenton, 28. feels like 34 for philadelphia and feels like the freezing mark in wilmington and millville. so the colder air is in place, it's going to set the stage for a little winter white later this evening, into the overnight hours. here's satellite and radar you can see the snow is flying to the northwest across central portions of pennsylvania. believe it or not that's not part of the system we're watching. we're watching the green down toward the bottom of the screen the light rain developing in the southern portions of the delmarva. that will push farther to the north. later this afternoon whatever rain shower activity we see
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break out across the delaware valley will mix with and changeover to some of the light snow. 45 degrees is the forecasted high. it will be at that point where the winter weather advisory goes into effect for the shore locations from atlantic city northward up through ocean and monmouth counties. these are the areas that are expecting more than a coating than an inch of snow by tomorrow morning. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll focus on that part of the viewing area and let you know what you can expect in your neighborhood for your morning commute. thanks for the update. folks as you start your monday morning "action news" will get an early start tomorrow morning to help you with a slick morning commute. the morning team is on at 4:00 a.m. with the latest from accuweather and live traffic updates. even though it's cold and snowy outside there's a shore bet when it comes to the first day of spring that's free water ice. trish hartman is live in roxborough, trish are people
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taking advantage of the free cold treat? >> reporter: they are taking advantage. customers have been coming here since they opened the door at 11:00 a.m., the rita's locations nationwide will give way 1 million cups of free ice. here at this location it will be about 3,000. customers were lined up at the door at 11:00 a.m. ready for their free water ice. employees were stocking splice and salting pretzels, the manager made 40 buckets of water ice, on a formal day she said she makes 15 weather does have an impact, enthough it's cold -- even though it's cold today she expect to be busy, because people show up for free water ice. she said this is one of her favorite days of the year. it's crazy bins busy, there's something going on, and you see customers who love free
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water ice. it's the first day of spring, it's the free water ice. i didn't get to do it last year, so i looked forward to it this year. >> reporter: this location is open until 9:00 p.m., reporting live in roxborough, channel 6 "action news," nydia. i'll take it trish. we're tracking other stories right now at noon, a man is in the hospital after his suv flipped over on a philadelphia street. the action cam was at the scene a little after 2:00 a.m. on east cathedral road in andora section of the city. the driver was taken to einstein medical center with non-life threatening injuries. police are trying to figure out what caused the driver to lose control. from the delaware newsroom flames poured from the roof an apartment building in claymont.
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firefighters were called to the 700 block of apple tree court yesterday evening. it took about 45 minutes to get the fire under control. we are dolled that 22 units were damaged. nobody was hurt. red cross is helping 24 people find another place to stay. a 19-year-old facing murder charges in the death of his grandfather. police arrested sean haggerty after a chase that ended in chester county. he is accused of killing his grandfather 69-year-old james steffy. police were called early friday morning after his daughter found his body. his car was missing. police spotted and after a chase they found haggerty behind the wheel. he is facing charges of murder and robbery. the mother of a homeless man charged with attacking pennsylvania supreme court justice said her son is battling schizophrenia. he hit the judge in the face after asking him for money on
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friday. she said her 26-year-old son was diagnosed when he was 19. she said he has resisted taking the drugs he needs. his mother plans to ask the judge hearing the case to order the mental healthcare she said her son needs. a place where they can keep him and not given the option of leaving. because when he is given the option of leaving he leaves. >> reporter: he has two previous convictions for dui and simple assault. he faces rumble assault and endangerment -- simple assault and endangerment charges for the attack on the judge. belgium police captured salah abdeslam along with a suspected accomplice during an anti-terror raid. he feels charged with participation in the terrorist murder in the november 13 attacks that killed 130 people.
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french leaders are trying to speed up the extradition process from belgium to france where he will stand trial. block boxes in the dubai crash in russia are being analyzed today. the plane went down in strong winds. the crash killed 62 people on board. closed circuit tv footage shows the flight going down at a steep angle and exploding. several planes had trouble landing at the time of the crash. one diverted to another airport. the airport is going 0 to stay closed until tomorrow. 21 members of an indiana basketball team were in the school bus when it flipped on its side. the bus overturned after getting sideswiped by a car. 6 adults were on the bus. police say the driver of the car was a 23-year-old woman. she said she lost control of the
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car when she became distracted after spilling a drink on herself. the players were heading to a state semifinal playoff game. we turn to the race for 2016 for the second time this month a protester appeared to have been punched at a donald trump rally. it happened in tucson, arizona. security was escorting the protester out when all of a sudden a trump supporter punched him and kicked him and fell to the ground. police escorted both men out of the event. this is not the only clash between the supporters and protesters this weekend. >> reporter: a protester wearing a kkk hood sparked a fight during donald trump rally in arizona. the other guy is wearing a ku klux klan outfacility. these are bad people. >> reporter: meanwhile in phoenix, protesters blocked the main road leading to the rally.
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in notion, thousands clashed with trump supporters outside the trump towers. he represents the worst parts of america. >> reporter: the frontrunner predicts elwin the presidential nomination. -- he will win the presidential nomination. ted cruz is trying to put the brakes on the trump bandwagon now that the republican establishment is backing him. we should appeal to the values that unify us that bring us together that we believe in. >> reporter: john john kasich still in the race disagrees. bernie sanders toured the border area in arizona dismissing any talk of the democrat uniting behind clinton. states like california and oregon and washington state they have not yet cast a vote.
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>> reporter: vermont senator continuing his campaign if phoenix saturday night. today is palm sunday the beginning of holy week for christians the week that leads to the celebration of easter. pope francis celebrated palm sunday mass at the basilica at the vat -- vatican. this week includes holy thursday, a remembrance of jesus' last supper, followed by good friday, the day jesus was crucified. it end with easter, where christians celebrate the resurrection where they believe jesus rose from the dead. the pennsylvania ballet takes to the stij for a worthy -- to the stage for a worthy cause. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues it took a helicopter with a
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special harness to save the life of a horse in the california mountains. the animal fell into a ravine in a canyon north of los angeles, rescuers were lord into the ravine and hooked up the horse and flew it to safety. the horse and the rescuers doing just fine, that's amazing video. chris can you mess cue us from the snow? >> reporter: the good news we're not talking about a lot of snow, it will turn the ground light by tomorrow morning. it melts very, very quickly. temperatures shoot back up into the low 40s and upper 50s. it doesn't feel like that right now, the numbers are struggling to reach the low 40s at this point. even though it's the first day of spring it feels like winter. double scan live is clear we have a few spritzes and sprinkles showing up in southern cape may county and kent county
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in delaware starting to see patchy areas of drizzle developing. 41 for philadelphia. dewpoint, 16. pressure 30.11. winds out of east/northeast at 1 miles per hour. mid 30s north ran west, 36 at this hour in quakertown. 36 in americans creek. pilots, 40. center city, 41. levittown and chester, 40. low 40s south and east. it's popular number for cinnaminson gandys beach and vineland, glassboro, 41. what watching this area, the southern delmarva, area of low pressure starting to develop off the coast. fortunately for us, by the time it starts to get its act together it's all the way up here, new england or eastern porks of long island it's going to be this area here that sees the moderate to heavy snow. for us, we're on the western fringe of this, maybe we pick up a good one to three inches along the jersey shore. everyone else a coating to an
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inch. if the storm had gotten its act together farther to the south, and come up the coast, we would be talking about 3 to 6 inches of snow. this evening, cloudy conditions and light showers across south jersey and delaware. it could be mixing in with wet snow. philadelphia, 41, millville, 39. wilmington, 42. just about everybody east of the delaware river north and west you're cloudy with temperatures in the mid 30s. in the overnight hours expect to see a steady and light snow across the south jersey and delaware, everybody else cloudy and temperatures above freezing which is a good sign. by afternoon this is gone temperatures in the 50s and return of sunshine and all the snow melts. how much snow are we talking about? most of the area north and west, western portions of berks and
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lehigh valley you'll steer clear from the system, same thing with the poconos. much of lancaster not expecting much of anything at all. a coating to an inch for the i-95 corridor and one to three for the jersey shore, wildwood is to point pleasant beach in belmawr and ocean and monmouth counties. we're talking about accumulation on grassy surfaces and enuntreated walks. slippery untreated walks may develop after midnight. some of this will stick to branches and wires. it's a wet snow and wet snow sticks to everything. untreated surfaces could become slick, back roads could become snow covered, once it warms up it will melt. 45 degrees in philadelphia. mostly cloudy, a rain shower developing later on, switching over to snow.
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44 for reading and millville, 44. dover, 44. overnight tonight, snow showers transitioning over to a period of light snow, upper 20s north and west, low 30s, south and east. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast going to start feeling like spring by the middle of the week. 56 degrees by tuesday, turning milder we lose the chilly breeze, wednesday, 68. thursday looks beautiful at this point, breezy and warm, 72. guys? thank you. of course our morning team will be bright and early for you to get you through the snow. dancer from the pennsylvania ballet are getting ready for an event that benefits a local nonprofit. karen rogers has more in 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: once a year members of the pennsylvania ballet provide the gift of dance performing to raise money for mana a nonprofit that believes food is medicine. it's called shut up and dance. the dancers direct and
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produce and choreograph and benefit mana we volunteer our time to put on the show. mana was founded in 1990 by church members who wanted to comfort patients who were dieing from the aids epidemic. mana was to help the people who were so, so sick and did not have the food to nurse themselves. >> reporter: with the help of shut up and dance they can serve 70,000 meals a month to 800 people. it's important for the dancers of pennsylvania ballet for something that is so pivotal in our community. >> reporter: form -- for the first time ever martha gramcracker will be hosting. you'll see hip hop, modern
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dance, contemporary ballet. it's a very unique energy there's comedic pieces, something you wouldn't see at a normal dance show. >> reporter: last year's event raised $130,000. this year they hope to top that. shut you remember and -- shut up and dance, april 9 at 8:00 p.m. at the frost theater. go to the arts for other area events. for 6abc loves the arts, i'm karen rogers.
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welcome back so glad you stayed with us, taking a live look via sky6 live hd at the stadium in chester. the union take on the new england revolution in the home opener. you can watch the soccer action on 6abc. coverage against at 2:00 p.m. california death valley has
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come to life all thanks to a perfect mix of winter storms and warm sunshine for the first time in more than a decade. it is bursting with color as you see there. the event is known as a super bloom. exert blooms and patches of purple and white are the result of the october storms. it should continue until early june. a south jersey woman moved heaven and earth so her dieing mother could be part of her wedding. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has the story. it meant everything to me, i didn't want to get married and have her not be there. >> reporter: it's an image erica will cherish forever. when she found out her mom might only have days to live, erica scrambled to plan the wedding quickly.
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two days later she was married and her mom got out of bed to attend the ceremony. i was so happy she was able to to be there for me. the wedding was put together so quickly with the help of wedding photographers who heard about her situation. through her contacts they were able to arrange for a makeup artist, a flowers, food a venue and limo all services donated for free. erica said this is supposed to be a happy time for me i'm shopping for wedding dresses at the same time i'm shopping for a funeral home. my heartbreak for them. i wanted to be able to make something really big and special for their family. they gave us a gift that is priceless. erica will cherish this moment for the rest of her life that's all she wanted to see her get mary before her mom passed away. >> reporter: the couple have
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three children all name after her mom. it was because of strangers erica's mom was there. i will never forget what those people did for me, i got my mom there, and thank god she made it there, it was beautiful from start to finish. in hamilton, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." it is not graduation season, but one tennessee school had a special commencement for 19-year-old peyton arnold who you see hear, he was not able to graduate with his class because he was undergo treatment for his third battle with leukemia. so they held a special ceremony this past week. it made me so happy, especially when you don't know what's going on, this means a lot. what a touching story. people were moved to tears during that ceremony, arnold
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said it's the support from his community that has gotten him through difficult times. hi, anne. how are you doing? hi, evelyn. i know it's been a difficult time since your mom passed away. yeah. i miss her a lot, but i'm okay. wow. that was fast. this is the check i've been waiting for. mom had a guaranteed acceptance life insurance policy through the colonial penn program, and this will really help with the cost of her final expenses. is it affordable? it costs less than 35 cents a day-- that's pretty affordable, huh? that's less than the cost of a postage stamp. so, you said it was guaranteed acceptance? yes. it's for people ages 50 to 85. there's no medical exam or health questions.
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a little shot of spring snow, right? >> reporter: just a little bit. first thing tomorrow morning. overnight tonight there could be a period of light snow east of the delaware river. a coating to an inch for the i-95 corridor. lehigh valley not seeing much of anything at all, same thing with the poconos. jersey shore, winter weather advisory from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. one to three inches of snow
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expected there most of us it sticking to mainly grassy surfaces. but in the one to three inch area there could slick back roads. accuweather is starting a half-hour early. i'll be filling in for matt, i'll see you at 4:00 a.m. finallily at noon a -- final at -- finally at noon, a helicopter listed the slide to the 70th floor in downtown la. winds caused problems for the chopper. the slide damaged a nearby anding and broke a wood. when the slide is fastened securely it will take people on a hair-raising trip from the 60th to the # -- 60th to the 70th floor. why would you do that? scared of heights?
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yes. "fyi philly" is next. the "action news" morning team will be on early tomorrow morning at 4:00 a.m. to get you through that slick morning commute. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you back here next weekend.
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>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm erin o'hearn. saturday/tonight on fyi philly. >> chaturanga. >> it's our annual spring into shape fitness special! >> let's get ripped girl. >> we check out some new workout spots. >> it's time to get in gear. >> try an in-home program developed just for fyi. >> this is a lot of food it's enormous! >> sample some new spots serving up healthy eats. >> and shop for made in philly workout wear. >> yeahhh! >> hi everyone and welcome to our spring into shape fitness show. >> we are at the new ymca in havertown and isn't this place gorgeous!? for everyone here at the y. we're going to check out the offerings in a bit, but first we want to visit some new fitness studios in philly. >> our first stop, grace and glory yoga in fishtown. >> together breathe in. >> the name may sound familiar, but the studio has a


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