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takes another turn. the announcement coming out of atlantic city today. but the big story is the stormy accuweather forecast, going live outside sky 6 hd showing us the jersey shore in atlanta city. a day full of rain and potential for gusty thunderstorms. meteorologist, david murphy is tracking the latest from the action news big board. >> reporter: take a look there is lighter rain in philadelphia and another batch of it up toward trenton and that is not all that intense. you have the windshield wipers going around and spray on the windshield, and delaware county and newcastle county and up towards berks county, you see that yellow? that is rain steady enough that it will pile up on the roadways. you'll have to slow up the speeds. i am not seeing any thunderstorms yet but i am concerned with this guy here.
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you see that bow in the line of rain, that is usually an indication in a the wins behind this section are a little stronger and once the rain hits the ground the winds ahead of it also get strong. look for gusty winds ahead of southwestern chester and parts of lancaster county towards the chester county border. areas of northern chester county will see that before too long. strong winds followed by a real heavy downpour. it looks like this is going to be a less than all day affair. this will probably get through the big batch of heavy rain and we'll get into the lull and not as much is going on we have to keep our eyes on the secondary system coming through and it brings lighter more scattered showers through the late afternoon and evening hours, round one now and then heavy stuff and lighter stuff coming in later. we have a wind advisory mainly over south jersey and delaware where wind gusts off the ocean could go as high as 45 miles per
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hour. up to the southeastern side of pennsylvania. it's not like the wind just stops at the delaware river, we could have gusts up to 35 miles per hour there. gusty from the shore on up. most gusts in the 30s but they could go higher than that. this is an issue behind the wheel because if you are driving a minivan or a high-profile vehicle, it could knock you out of the lane. we could see branches and trash cans on the road as they winds continue. the wind advisory expire agent 6:00 tonight. when does the rain get oust here we'll look at that in a couple of minutes. as rainy and stormy weather comes through the region, keep close at hand. have you access to storm tracker 6 and updates from our team of meteorologist. switching to politics now and the race for the democratic
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nomination is still focused on pennsylvania. bill clinton is here to campaign pour his wife hillary. and bernie sanders is addressing a labor committee in center city. vernon odom is live now where sanders spoke this morning. >> reporter: good afternoon rick this morning senator sanders was formerly endorse by the worker here before he came here to the aflcio convention to generate more support from this group. sanders took his turn this morning the day after hillary clinton was here and drew a larger delegate turnout. he says his voting record is 98% pro labor. and will work for them if he wins the office in november. sanders continues to blast hillary clinton as a tool of washington fat cats.
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>> i will not leave here this morning and go to a wall street fundraiser. i will not be -- [ applause ] -- i will not be hustling money from the wealthy and powerful. i grew up in a sense in this movement you are my family. >> yesterday mrs. clinton drew a lar larger crowd and says sanders full of big talk but cannot deliver. >> senator sanders and i have big difference on how to achieve our goals as president and like a lot of people i am concerned that some of his ideas just won't work because the numbers don't add up. >> reporter: former president clinton is in town today for machine of this day as he campaigns to be the first
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husband or first gentlemen, at this hour he is meeting with black church leaders in center city. ame leaders specifically and later today he will be at a recreation center in west oak lane. >> thank you vernon. on the republican side donald trump has swifted his focus to new york. a rally in long was his first event. rivals ted cruz and john kasich were also in the empire state. the new york primary is april 19th, followed by pennsylvania's contest one week later. now to a big business headline out of pennsylvania. arrow mark is deciding to keep his global headquarters in center city. mayor jim kenney says he is ecstatic that arrow mark has chosen to stay. police in brussels just
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released new video of the airport bomber who survived. you see the man in the white jacket wearing a hat as he walked out of the airport on march 22nd after the deadly attack. the same man seen with two other suicide bombers and side of the bus els airport. they are issuing a public appeal for any information about the suspect. police say robbers targeted the dunkin' donuts on olney avenue at 4:30 this morning. the manage says he was approached by two men wearing masks and ordered him to empty the safe and was hit in the face before the robbers took off. there say new plan to save atlantic city. he combines elements of a two bill package endorsed by the governor that he has refused to put up for a vote.
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he is against provisions that will allow the state to cancel union contracts and sets up a showdown over the future of atlantic city. villanova students get another day off to celebrate the national champions. the university and law school canceled classes tomorrow so everyone can attend the parade. ever since the championship everybody wants a piece of the wildcats. even the president. >> your team shows grit and you know really -- high character team throughout the thing. it was a pleasure to watch -- >> villanova administrators are now encouraging all students to use the day off tomorrow to join in the festivities in center city. the school is working with septa to sell one day passes to get down to the city for the parade. it kicks off at 20 and and market and goes to dillworth
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park near city hall. market street from 16th to 23rd will be blocked off beginning at 11:30 tomorrow morning and jfk boulevard to chestnut and cross traffic will be depend an on whether the parade has moved past the intersection yet. and if you can't make it to the parade you have the best seat the house. 6 abc will broadcast the event at 1:00 after "action news" at noon and stream the parade at >> should be fun. still to come on "action news" at noon, the trailer for the newest star wars installment is out today. coming up at 12:30 we'll give you a sneak peek at the new movie. >> and first a school police officer is off the job after allegedly body slamming a 12-year-old girl. we'll hear from the student.
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between her and another girl. >> i went out there -- lets go somewhere else to talk and then the cop said he thought i was going at her. >> and that is when she hits the ground and that is nothing but concrete. >> it was posted on a local blog in san antonio, the school district calls it concerning and alarming. both the school district and police have launched investigation. the officer is on paid leave while they decide if he should keep his job. a woman who tried to arrange a hit on a woman is now one of the most wanted. a hate man was paid to kill dr. hatcher in the parking garage of her building last year. authorities believe that delgado may be hiding out in new mexico.
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there is a reward leading to her arrest. residents in southwest georgia were awakened by a suspected tornado. here in marietta, strong winds cause aid tree branch to rip a hole in an apartment. and several people were hurt when a mobile home was destroyed. federal authorities in oklahoma say that a wild fire is 20% contained. is it started tuesday when high winds damaged power lines. meanwhile another wild fire continues to burn along the arizona-california border and investigators have not ruled out arson as the cause. today vice president joe biden is teaming up with a super star for a good cause. he will appear beside lady gaga to raise awareness of sexual assault on college campuses.
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it's part of a white house campaign encouraging people to support victims and intervene if they see an assault happening. still ahead on "action news" at noon, team work medical treatment is helping to fight cancer without the side effects. they can pool together in the heart, forming a clot that can break free, and travel upstream to the brain where it can block blood flow and cause a stroke. but if you have afib that's not caused by a heart valve problem, pradaxa can help stop clots from forming. pradaxa was even proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke, in a clinical trial - without the need for regular blood tests. and, in the rare event of an emergency, pradaxa is the only oral blood thinner other than warfarin with a specific reversal treatment
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to help your body clot normally again. pradaxa is not for people who have had a heart valve replacement. don't stop taking pradaxa without talking to your doctor. stopping increases your risk of stroke or blood clots. ask your doctor if you need to stop pradaxa before any planned medical or dental procedure. pradaxa can cause serious, and sometimes, fatal bleeding. don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding. and seek immediate medical care for unexpected signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. pradaxa may increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems, stomach ulcers, a bleeding condition, or take certain medicines. side effects with pradaxa can include indigestion, stomach pain, upset or burning. don't just go with the flow. go with pradaxa, the only blood thinner that lowers your risk of stroke better than warfarin and has a specific reversal treatment. talk to your doctor about pradaxa today.
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regulators issued a recall for clothing made by ivanka trump's clothing line. they sold 20,000 of them since october of 2014 and january of this year. u.s. officials say no injuries are reported but anyone that has one should stop wearing it and return it for a full refund. and turning to health check a new study is putting kids meals to the test. researchers looked at 10 fast food chains and the thing was that many kids meals were under 600 calories that fell into guidelines, but few met the criteria for total fat and sodium content. the first device made
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without electrical wires connecting the generator to the heart and was considered the main weakness of pace makers. it can be implanted without surgery. a new marriage of old partners on the medical scene. cardiologists are teaming up with oncologist, to help patients beat cancer and keep their heart healthy through cancer and beyond. tamala edwards has more. >> reporter: darryl is battling his second stint of cancer. cancer treatment saves lives but could hurt the heart too. chemo therapy can affect the
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blood to the heart. >> it can also increase the risk of heart attacks by affecting the circulation of the heart to the arteries, that thickens the blood and causes hardening of the artery. >> in breast cancer, the main line health oncology team, they work together to maximize cancer fighting power and minimizing heart risks especially for patients that already have heart disease. >> you have to monitor those patients closely and understand what the potential injury is associated with the cancer. >> morgan got an evaluation after the first battle. >> they said i have the heart of a young man. >> and is regularly monitored now. and less frequent checks will lessen after treatment. morgan is glad to have the team watch over him now and down the
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line. tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." >> the "action news" team is out working on news stories for tonight beginning at 4:00. >> here is alicia vitarelli way look ahead. >> is this your first day back? >> i had one little day off and now we are back for all the excitement. and i can't wait for the parade tomorrow. first in the news at 4:00 today. you were all guilty of wasting food every now and then and we are not alone. if you think about it, we are also throwing money in the trash, we have tips to help you waste less and use the unwanted leftovers coming up in what's the deal? >> and cheaters beware. a controversial new website track straying partners that may be wandering to the dating apps. is it going too far or is the business rightfully giving people some peace of mind. you can take us with you on the go, if you have not downloaded the 6 abc news app. watch us live streaming on your
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smart phone or tablet. >> accuweather coming up when we come right back.
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just minutes ago david warned us about strong gusty winds and thunderstorms. they have arrived. >> we have a cell that just popped. stormtracker 6 live double scan shows you that there is lighter rain to the north and east and it's the area highlighted in yellow and red than is the real concern, and if we go in tighter we have the blue box and storm track moving close to wilmington, delaware and this line of red is not only potential thunderstorm activity with heavy downpours and pushing out potentially damaging winds out ahead of it. we have potential of 50 to 60 miles per hour gusts.
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and you can see we are a couple of minutes from getting slammed by this. from you in these towns or anything out ahead of this approaching band. take cover in the lower floors, these wind gusts are strong enough to take down free branches and the heavy rain makes less than ideal for driving. this is moving off to the northeast and i want to move the indicator up north because we are getting new towns to track for you. i am concerned about this area of precipitation as well. we talked a moment ago about how you get the bow echo, a band in the rain. see that? that is often times an indication that stronger winds are coming in behind the line of rain and that can translate into stronger wind gusts ahead of it. and this is what we are concerned about ahead of the heavy rain with 50 to 60 miles per hour gusts. downingtown and harmoniville and
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ludwigs corner now and 12:30, are you looking at at rival of potentially heavy rained followed by heavy wind. and by the way it takes about a half hour for the lines to continue along the length of that red arrow, you can look at this and see that malvern and maybe 15 minutes from now and norristown maybe 15 minutes, we can't say they will maintain their strength but as you look at it now the potential is in there. some of this is heading up the i-95 corridor and if it maintains the same strength philadelphia could be looking at this in the next half hour. take cover from the storms as they plow through over the next 30 to 60 minutes, reading has some heavy downpour as associated with this as well. as we look outside. we have calmer paust pastures
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at fairmount park. 60 degrees right now in philadelphia, 57 in allentown and 56 in wilmington and 54 in cape may and we do have strong wind as long with the rain and thunderstorm, here is your seven day from accuweather, rainy today and especially over the next sufrl hours, once we get up past 3:00 you are in a more scattered precipitation and more thunderstorms coming in later in the evening and not the big mass you see now. 63 is your high and the storms over the next hour or hour and a half could be a problem coming out of chester county. and breezy and cooler tomorrow. 55 degrees and should be dry and chilly for the villanova parade and the union match at night. for the weekend cool on saturday, issue there with rain or wet snow showers and sunday sunny but cool and hopefully dry for the phillies home opener on monday, a spotty shower is possible though. and spotty shower moving through chester county and newcastle
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county, and maybe delaware county getting involved this w that as well. >> thank you. i'm backing josh shapiro for attorney general because things have to change. we need criminal justice reform because our prisons are far too overcrowded. we have to deal with drug addiction through treatment, not incarceration. and use our prison for those who are truly violent. and we need to get illegal guns off our streets. i'm joining with president obama and leaders across our area in supporting josh.
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josh shapiro will be an attorney general committed to fairness and equal justice. "action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams, sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. hello again. here are the stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30. the rain has arrived and
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thunderstorms can pop up at any moment. david murphy has the forecast coming up. and the winning wildcats come to philadelphia to celebrate their much deserved victory. we have details on their championship parade in center city. and the gloves come off with bernie sanders and hillary clinton, the candidates for president are taking jabs on the campaign trail that made its way through our area. we are keeping a close eye to the skies as we wait for possible strong thunderstorms to roll in now. >> they are getting closer and it's cloudy now and some parts of the region is seeing rain and stormtracker 6 live double scan keeping a close eye on the storms and here is david murphy at the big board. >> reporter: we are under a severe thunderstorm warning in areas just down the pike from philadelphia coming out of newcastle county approaching salem county and cumberland county, you see the heavy red winds out ahead of


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