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from our new jersey newt room democratic state lawmakers want action on the bill to allow the state to take control in the atlantic city. thirteen members of the assembly called on the speaker of the house to post the bill. he opposes the measure but many lawmakers say if he hold is it up much longer the city will go broke and city workers will not get paid. homes of the 14 military veterans and senior citizens in the rhawnhurst section of northeast philadelphia received a little tlc today. volunteers from the jewish federation teamed up with the good people from habitat for humanity to clean, and make needed repairs to those homes. many of those repairs will help these neighbors safely come and go from their homes, as they grow older. today dozens shared in the tradition, that is thousands of years old in merion station, montgomery county. congregation betties rail hosted a prepass over sadder
for all ages. families came to sing together and listened and learned about the the story of the jews exodus from slavery. several holocaust survivors shared their stories of liberation from the nazis. passover begins the evening of friday, april between the second. some of the bucks county's best young people took the spotlight today. action cam was on hand for counties 21st annual high school art
exhibition. special award were given to winners in the annual congressional art contests. the top prize which is council rock freshman sheen a perry whose work will hang in the u.s. capitol for the next year.
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can beat them if they play like they did last night. how are you feeling, today, exhausted? a little excited. after all a chance of the championship will do that to a city and its fans. villanova a clinching it final national title game last night in record setting fashion. nova dialed in from the opening tip off. they had six guys in double figures, and they missed five shots the entire second half. and at one point they scored 22 straight points in five minutes. and then, never before seen level of the come nation in the final four, the wildcats shot over 07 percent from the feel, beat sooners by 44. largest margin victory in the history of the final four. bring on north carolina our jeff skversky live in houston where cats are preparing for one final game, hi there, jeff. >> hi, jamie. villanova fans, nova nation yes, they are ready to go wild as their cats are just one win away from their first national
championship, in 31 years. but as far as the team, the players, they have a different mine set. yeah, one more but they are hungry, they are staying humble, yes, they are focused on north carolina tonight, in the biggest games of their lives, tomorrow night. take a look at villanova, taking a practice floor for their final practice, getting set for north carolina in just their third national championship game in school history. nova has a chance to win just their second title but that is not really the focus. they will see the bigger picture when it is all over, right now, it is all tar heels. >> i am will's not saying it is easy, it is not simple, but it is what we are forcing ourselves to concentrate on. it is one of the things we have learned to do this year as a team, just focus on the game and the team and not, you know, what that means. >> we came here to win a national championship and now we have an opportunity to. so we're, acting business as
usual. >> reporter: next order of business, beating north carolina team they have not beaten in the ncaa tournament ironically since 1985. tar heels have to be worried since wildcats are blowing out teams winning by an average of 24 points per game, shooting 58 percent, best mark by any team in the title game, well, since 31 years. >> that was pretty impressive, them winning by 44 points. 71 percent is that what they shot yesterday. >> yes. >> i mean that is hard to do even if you are shooting by yourself. >> we will hopefully guard them a little bit better. 71 percent wouldn't be good in our game monday night. >> it goodies to see a team win by 44. it shows their capability. we are capable of doing that to teams as well. >> reporter: everyone talking about villanova a's offense but lets not forget the they win by rebounding and playing defense. they held buddy healed to nine points ands was the leading scorer in the tournament.
having said all that tar heels star bryce johnson says this villanova team is beatable. they will have to prove it tomorrow night in the biggest game of their lives. we are live in houston, at the final four, jeff skversky for channel six "action news". >> so exciting, jeff, thanks very much. we will have much more on the final four frenzy tonight on "action news" sports sunday. 97.5 the fanatic mike missanelli will join me to discuss all things nova as well as rest of the week in sports tonight after "action news" at 11:00. one thing we will talk about are the flyers in pittsburgh for penguins final home game of the season. nothing like in state rivalry that matches the two hottest teams in the eastern conference. penguins got the best of this one early, sidney crosby beat steve mason in the first period. sixty-four, later while announce ago this goal, pittsburgh scored another. this time it was bow bennet. pitberg beaten flyers both times they have played and flyers trailing three to nothing in the second period.
that is it, for sports. >> yes. >> yes. >> wanted to hear buzzer. up next on "action news" a chilly morning for hundreds of the run hours took part in the america's oldest half marathon. meteorologist melissa a magee has the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back. vo: across america, people are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes with non-insulin victoza®. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® works differently than pills. and comes in a pen. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once a day, any time.
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participants and to run, as well. they were there trying to keep warm. the caesar rodney half is oldest half marathon in the nation now in the 53rd year. time for a final check of the accu weather forecast. >> yeah, guys we had brutal wind overnight tonight, overnight last night i should say. it is not as windy as we go throughout the rest of the evening hours but then we're tracking rain into monday. the here's what is going on, storm tracker six live double scan radar, it is drawing no precipitation. big weather story those biting wind and those wind chills we had early this morning. now earlier today we had wind gusting anywhere from 50 to some spots near 71 miles per hour. we will talk about some of those peak wind gusts, dennisville, new jersey and cape may county 71 miles an hour wind. that is close to hurricane force there wilmington gusting as high as 62 miles an hour. wrightstown 60. northeast philadelphia had a gust reported of 59 miles an hour and in reading, 53 miles per hour, right now wind are not as bad. they are gusting from 20 to 25 e
region. still a wind chill to factor n currently outside 46 in philadelphia wind chills in the upper 30's. forty-two in allentown. thirty-one in the poconos. the at the coast in cape may 49. out to the western and lancaster 43. here's satellite six with action radar. the here's the upper low that did damage across our region moving into portions of canada we are tracking still off to the north and west coming out of the great lakes but thinks our next disturbance that slide south and east. overnight tonight and as we get in the day on monday. call from accu weather, it is not as windy, less wind on the way, increasing cloud as we track that system out to the west. we will drop down to 31 in the suburbs and 37 in philadelphia for overnight low. here's future tracker six showing thaw disturbance out of the great lakes. it works eastward. 5:30 in the morning there could be wet snow showers for poconos even into allentown. the not expecting much in the way of accumulation here. north of philadelphia a for relevant i morning hours that is where you'll find precipitation.
as we go throughout the afternoon at 3:00 he clock notice that moisture slide south and east along that, 95 corridor and will continue to do so as we get into 5:00 o'clock in the evening. the not much in the way of precipitation as much of a quarter inch of rain likely. then this disturbance moves off shore and we will clear out into tuesday morning. but high pressure is returning. with the mostly clear sky, temperatures will drop fairly quickly. the national weather service has issued a freeze watch for 1:00 a a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on tuesday, more of the widespread freeze expected long that 95 corridor and areas to the south and east with temperatures falling well below freezing mark. good idea to cover up any sensitive vegetation. the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast showing cloudy tomorrow, periods of rain, high temperature up to 64. it is milder tomorrow. on tuesday, breezy, and cooler in at 46 degrees with that freeze watch in effect early in the day. wednesday, sunshine and clouds, high up to 56, on thursday, rain with the thunderstorm possible in at 61.
shower in spots as we get into friday in at 50, backup to the 50's and 60's next week even guys. >> melissa a, thank you. abc world news sunday is next here on channel six. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we're right back here on six abc at 11:00. for sarah bloomquist, melissa
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and killing two track workers. these pictures obtained by a radio station show the wreckage. more than 30 injured. the big question tonight, why was that equipment on the same track as the train? here's david kerley. >> reporter: a smashed windshield, the amtrak engine's front wheels off the track after the violent collision. >> i woke up to being thrown into the seat in front of me, and the window got blown out right beside me. and there was a fireball. >> reporter: the train could have been traveling upwards of 100 miles an hour. >> all you could see was a lot of dirt and debris flying past the train. and there was a couple of like fire flashes. >> reporter: pictures capturing passengers evacuating themselves, and walking away from the damaged train. at least 35 of the 331 onboard hospitalized. many thrown from their seats, just before 8:00 in the morning,
south of philadelphia. a backhoe is used to moves rail ties and other materials. officials say as the train was moving south, somehow, the backhoe was on the active line. the amtrak slamming straight into it, debris flying into the first couple amtrak cars. the question, which piece of equipment was not supposed to be on those tracks? >> it's part of our investigation. we will be looking at the track structure and the work that was performed at the time of the accident. >> reporter: the two dead, the operator of the backhoe and a supervisor, according to a federal official. it was last may that an amtrak train derailed north of philadelphia at night. eight passengers were killed. the two derailments, while unrelated, happen less than a year and 20 miles apart on amtrak's busy northeast corridor in today's case, many of the uninjured were bused away from the scene.
but tonight, limited service has resumed through the accident area. investigators will be look at the signals, dispatch. how did the train and piece of equipment get on the same line? as you can see, trains are rolling here. the commute tomorrow should not be significantly affected. >> thank you. now to the deadly weather hitting millions tonight. high winds wreaking havoc in the northeast. strong gusts knocking down trees and knocking out power for thousands. frigid temperatures bringing spring snow in other states. here's rob marciano. >> reporter: tonight, dozens of cars caught in a snowy pileup in upstate new york, including a tour bus. emergency crews racing to reach the injured. all part of a wintry blast bringing dangerous winds across the east. in boston, this bmw crushed by a
falling tree. the two people inside the car did not survive. in nearby foxborough, that downed power line igniting right in the street. wind gusts so powerful in indianapolis, they knocked that chipotle sign right into this vehicle, flattening it. luckily the driver managed to get out safely. and in new jersey, winds gusting over 50 miles per hour, damaging homes. >> all of a sudden, the entire house started to shake, and the wind was almost screaming. our neighbors' awnings were being ripped off, and we saw our fence blowing around the neighborhood. >> reporter: power crews scrambling to get the 90,000 homes without power back online. behind the wind, a blast of snow sweeping parts of the midwest and northeast. in pittsburgh, a chilly start to baseball's opening day. ground crews clearing ice and slush off the field before today's pirates/cardinals game.
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