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drill but it wasn't. >> police say the school did everything right after a student reported a gun on the grounds to a teacher. they put the school on lockdown after officers searched the entire school including the cafeteria. >> they took students out one by one to the main office to talk to them. >> we had to go to the wall and sit down and be silent until the police unlock us. we heard that people were getting searched and the lockers were getting searched. >> they discovered a .9 millimeter gun in a locker and some marijuana. four males and one female were arrested. >> i was shocked. >> there are four students in custody. four males and one female. they range in age from 15 to 17 and will be charged as juveniles
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on weapons and drug offenses. the archdiocese issued a statement saying in part incidents like these show the importance of community working together to maintain a safe environment. live in drexel hill, sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." a very big move by the eagles, it's birds traded for the second overall pick in the draft, but it came with a high price, we just heard from gm howie roseman. jaime? >> reporter: yes, brian and sharrie this is quite a bold move on fans think they may be bargaining the farm. here is the details. eagles get the second overall pick from cleveland and fourth
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pick next year. but they have to give away next year's first round pick and 2018's second round pick, they don't know who they are give that all up four. there is believe that rams will pick goth leaving eagles with brandon val. next year's talent pool is so poor it's worth the risk for the trade. >> that is the only way to make the trade if are you comfortable with both of those guys, we spent a ton of time investigating these guys and looking at what is out there going forward. the quarterback market this year, next year, and 2018 and understanding that although this doesn't fit an immediate need this is a rare punt we are in. >> reporter: so what about sam
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bradford you ask? well, rosen says he is the quarterback this year and is not for sale and told sam about the move before practice today. things are never boring around here. and we'll have more on "action news" stay tuned on my twitter and facebook pages and interact with me about this crazy trade by the eagles. >> a lot of buzz in the birds nest. >> meanwhile the race in the white house has officially shifted to pennsylvania as candidates for both parties crisscross the state. hillary clinton is in philadelphia after her big win last night in new york. gray hall is live in spring garden where clinton is expected any minute. >> that event is expected to begin at 4:15, but still no sign of hillary clinton yet. i want to set the scene here. you can see police here, heavy police presence because clinton
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will be here. and the protesters arrived, black lives matters, they are saying she is killing black people. lets take you inside of this church, a really small venue, 130 people were invited to the event and it's invitation only and she will speak with the former attorney general, eric holder, and this is not expected to be a question and answer session. she may take questions but it's not designed for that. i spoke with people. >> hillary clinton is making a campaign stop in philadelphia at st. paul's baptist church and the community meeting is invitation only and stacey callahan talked about the importance of having her here. >> if she gets elected there are things we want her to do here and even if she doesn't get
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elected. there are questions for everybody running. >> reporter: clinton is making the stop before the april 25th primary and will discuss gun violence with former attorney general, eric holder. >> hope that the united states of america will start looking at the issue of homicide as a public health epidemic. we have to consider this as a disease. how do we find the cure for this disease. >> those that show up will listen to clinton's message but no matter who is elected as the next present the issue of gun violen violence has to be taken care of. >> reporter: back out live clinton is expected here at 4:15 or so. the protesters are still here and clinton is talking about gun
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violence but she is not done campaigning, there is another event at 6:30 in philadelphia. gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. bernie sanders meanwhile, not in philadelphia today but a pair of well known ice-cream makers campaigned on his behalf. perhaps you recognize jerry cohen and ben greenfield. they are ben and jerry ice-cream. sanders will be in pennsylvania tomorrow and has events in montgomery county and xrab ton and reading. >> the republican candidates are also focusing on our region and donald trump has an event planned for harrisburg and will be in harrington, delaware on friday. and ted cruz is campaigning in hershey, his loss last night means he cannot get the delegates needed before the convention but can stop trump from getting the majority.
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his wife was campaigning in our area but was focusing on new jersey. john kasich will be in media tomorrow afternoon and then king of prussia tomorrow night. of course the race for president is not the only one we are following, we are hosting a democratic senate debate this week. you have a chance to join the action, tell us what you want to ask the candidates, send your questions to facebook, twitter or instagram. using #6abcaction. >> well, all the candidates and their various supporters experienced another beautiful day out there. >> thankfully we experienced it too. lets head outside to adam joseph. >> another dry day and lack of cloud cover, and the temperatures cooled off a little bit but still above average. right now in philadelphia, we are sitting at 69 degrees and 70 in wilmington and 67 in dover and 70 in the lehigh valley, notice the sea breeze in effect strong this afternoon only in
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the upper 50s for all shore communities. high pressure has pushed back in and it has ripped the clouds apart and that high will wark to the south and clouds building in charleston and west virginia and start to arrive here tomorrow. 65 at 7:00 and 60 by 9:00 and dropping to 47 in philadelphia overnight and we have a frost advisory that goes into effect tonight for the pine barrens, new jersey, and all the towns listed in between the temperatures down there will drop into the 30s overnight. we'll talk about the turn around in temperatures as we get warmer at the end of the week and finally much needed rain. we'll have the timing of that in the full accuweather forecast. a philadelphia nun is found guilty of driving under the influence in new jersey. a judge rejected miller's sleep
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driving defense after being pulled over in turnersville. she had no recollection of the stop after taking ambien and drinking a glass of alter wine. the judge found she was guilty of intoxication rather than ambien. >> she is upset and crying and knows what happens that night. i think the conviction doesn't bother her as much as the judge not believing her. it's time for the "action news" traffic report. it was a mess on roadways across the region, matt pellman is here with an update in the traffic center. >> i was hoping i could come to you with better news as we start off the wednesday, the hump ride home. i can't do that, because we are still down to one lane on the delaware memorial bridge,
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delaware bound the emergency construction on the suspension cables that started yesterday afternoon continues this afternoon until around the clock, for several days just one lane heading into delaware. this is causing huge delays on southbound 295, and the new jersey turnpike, we say head for the commodore barry bridge but that remains severely congested with speeds like 11 miles per hour. you need extra time if you normally use the delaware memorial bridge, you may have to go up the walt whitman bridge or book a ticket on the cape may lewes ferry. anything. we have a disabled vehicle on the schuylkill on the westbound side near the conshohocken curve, we are hoping for better things on the schuylkill. we had an overturned dump truck on the eastbound side near south street than is long gone and a crash on 95 northbound by bridge
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street, speeds in the single digits there. not a great start. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report, a complete stand still, head for the commodore barry bridge and that is clogged as well. brian and sharrie back over to you. >> thank you. still ahead here tonight, attorney general, kathleen kane, heads back to a pennsylvania courtroom for another hearing in the case against her. and a country devastated by an earthquake is rattled by a powerful aftershock, we have the latest on the damage and rescue and recovery effort. and the queen of soul is headlining a popular musikfest in our area. why should we trust a harrisburg politician
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like steve santarsiero who will say anything to win an election? after claiming credit for passing universal background checks for all gun purchases, "santarsiero admitted in an interview that he didn't write pennsylvania's gun safety law." his campaign brags about his accomplishments, but "in fact, he has failed in 54 attempts to get any legislation on the books." we just cant trust steve santarsiero. i'm shaughnessy naughton, and i approve this message because we deserve better.
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pennsylvania attorney general, kathleen kane, was in montgomery county for a previal hearing for the case against her.
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she is an accused of leaking grand jury information to embarrass rivals. >> attorney general, kathleen kane arrived with her attorneys and security detail. she wanted information about a fbi wiretap involving cane. the implication that the leak came from kevin steel's office. steele fired back that the leak came from kane's camp today the defense withdrew their motion. saying now -- >> i thought it was a distraction, i have been in the hearings before and it's a mystery that is never solved. >> last month it was argue that kane had to make a sealed or secret filing or else she could face contempt charges. and a memo from the judge today says that kane got that wrong. >> we'll follow publically the selective and vindictive prosecution motion and i wanted to make that clear.
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>> earlier unsuccessful motions by kane to get an out of county judge and to get all charges dismissed will be appealed to the supreme court. than could delay of the trial and asked by reporters if that was the intent. >> the strategy is not to delay, we are preparing for trial and the issue speaks for that, i don't have time for distractions. >> distractions seem to be a constant in the kathleen kane saga, could she do they are job as attorney general with a suspended license and is she the victim of the old boy's network out to get her. now to ecuador with another aftershock has forced people from their homes after last weekend's devastating earthquake. the humanitarian chief says that hundreds of people are still
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missing and 21,000 need shelter immediately and stressed the need for drinking water in the affected areas, the 7.2 magnitude quake killed at least 522 people but officials believe that number will go up. seismologists reported over 500 aftershocks. president obama met face-to-face with the king of saudi arabia, this after strained relationships between the u.s. and the saudis the president's trip includes a persian gulf summit focused on fighting isis and promoting stability in that region, he will head to germany to talk about the fight against isis with european leader. united health care has already indicated it plans to drop the exchanges in just three states but on a conference call
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yesterday the ceo says they will only keep the exchanges now in a handful of states, it's unclear which states will remain. the markets for the exchanges are relatively small and carry a significant short-term risk. the dow is continuing north of the 18,000 mark, the dow up 42.5 points the nasdaq up 8 points and s&p up about 1.5 on the day. target is weighing in on gender and bathrooms. they say customers can use the restrooms that match their gender identity and not their birth certificate. officials in north carolina are under fire for preventing transgenders from doing just that. today we learned another headliner for this year's musikfest and it's sure to bring
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a festival -- r.e.s.p.e.c.t. aretha franklin will perform on august 8th, you can see the natural woman do a soul serenade. for the ticket information they go on sale friday morning and we'll say a little prayer, you can see the 18 time gram my winner because there ain't nothing like the real thing. 6 abc is a proud media sponsor for musikfest for a decade. >> i was counting and i think you got seven songs in there. we'll have to pay respect to tam edwards as well. she hooked it up. time now for the accuweather forecast. lets head to adam joseph and lots to sing about the weather department, it's beautiful today. >> we desperately need rain but right now we are sun soaked
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across the board and we look live in ocean city from the shrivers beach cam and wondering why no one is strolling along the boardwalk, temperatures at the shore are a lot cooler inland and only in the 50s there with the sea breeze heading on in. with another day of sunshine, this is day number 8 with no measurable precipitation as we look at the rainfall for the month, 1.36 inches and an inch below average, for the month of april and we add more to the number as we get into the end of the week, trying to boost it up a little bit. 70 in allentown unwilling ton. 69 in philadelphia, there you see the sea breeze, all the way inland to the southern parts of gloucester county and central burlington county where temperatures are only in the upper 50s, it's a lot warmer to the north and west, and you can see that wind taking affect from 10 to 13 miles per hour at the shore and 15 miles per hour in dover and the a lot lighter and
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calm as you head into berks county. as we take a wide look at the eastern half of the country, high pressure is back for us and we have the abundant amount of sunshine, and low pressure is developing around omaha, and down towards new orleans, this is sitting there through much of the last five to six days and it's finally going to be released and pushed not north and east. tonight it stays clear and chilly, 38 in allentown un39 in millville and the pine barrens you have a frost dwidsry tonight and along the shore staying warm because of the ocean water near 50 degrees. you see the high clouds pushing in and warmer with the temperature back in the 70s for many of us. friday morning 50s and 60s and it's a warm start and saturday upper 70s with rain coming in late in the day. the four day at 4:00, tomorrow
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sun with afternoon clouds streaming in 74 degrees. some thermometer could hit 80 here as the front approaches on friday. a mixture of sun and clouds and the rumble of thunder late in the day and it heads on out for the weekend. saturday pleasant and 72 and partly sunny and cool come sunday 69 degrees and more rain in the seven day in the next half hour. >> did you know she could sing like that? >> i heard her once or twice and i ran the other way. >> it wasn't good that day was it? >> thank you. still ahead here, details on a new effort to curb violence in local schools, coming up at 4:30 there are big changes coming to the money in your pocket. the faces getting the boot from u.s. currency and the new figures replacing them. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
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that's what congressman sestak did. sestak was one of only eight democrats to join republicans to allow ceos of bailed out banks to pay themselves unlimited bonuses using bailout money.
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an "outrage," according to newspapers. katie mcginty- tough on wall street ceos, a fighter for pay equity for women. praised by former gov. ed rendell, "she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle. one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare. that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. a crash involving four vehicles tied up traffic on the
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pennsylvania turnpike today. chopper 6 hd was over the wreckage at 8:30 this morning in bensalem. you can see the wreck involved two box trucks and next to the white box truck one got sandwiched in the middle of the pileup and police say that no one was seriously injured in all of this and it took crews two hours to get the roads back open. some students got a firsthand less on on giving back to the environment. students from mount pleasant elementary school got their horns dirty here in wilmington and learned about a favorite childhood past time, tree climbing and how trees are beneficial to the tree climbing. "action news" anchor, matt o'donnell tried on a different hat today, the batting helmet. matt was at citizens bank park
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it's a batting contest created for the phillies and the heart association. matt was swinging for the fences and it looks like he was enjoying every minute of it. >> still ahead on "action news" at 4:00, a new proposal to control school violence in the lehigh valley. we have a live report. and a bulldozer brawl caught on camera, see how this grudge match played out in big talkers. >> and we are used to celebs endorsing everything and now they are throwing their names behind workout gear.
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"action news" continues with adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with an arrest in a robbery that led to a deadly police involved shooting and another major sports league is increasing security for fans. the change is coming to soccer stadiums straight ahead. >> plus, the transportation of the future, septa gets millions of dollars to buy electric buses zero gas needed. and now a new effort to curb violence in the lehigh valley schools. the d.a. is pushing for a bill of rights for educators.
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walter perez is live with more. >> reporter: brian d.a. says that they leave educators in tough schools in a position of weakness because the laws favor the students, that is a great thing for the 99% of kids that play by the rules but leaves teachers vulnerable for the 1% that don't. d.a. john morganeli is pointing a rise in physical altercations in northampton county and neighboring lehigh county, they dealt with 3,000 cases in the school year ending last june with 50% of those ending in arrests and that puts educators in an unfair position. >> they have to be teachers, social workers, police officers,
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clergy and psychiatrists and the list goes on and on. >> and the proposal is a new bill of rights to protect teachers and administrators and principals in pennsylvania not just from unruly students but from potential law students. it spells out a teacher's right to protect themselves and narrowing the definition of a special needs student under the federal guidelines. >> they should not be classified and are just disrupt iive, not with intellectual needs. now he says that he is sending his plan to senators toomey and casey for their consideration
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and he is seeking his party's nominate for pennsylvania attorney general. >> thank you walter. a car explosion in the port richmond section of philadelphia sent a driver to the hospital this afternoon. investigators say that a leaking propane tank that was inside of the vehicle exploded catching the entire car on fire. you can see there is only a burn out shell left sitting on richmond street near leaf lane. no word on the injuries. >> an overturned dump truck caused a huge traffic jam on the schuylkill expressway this afternoon. chopper 6 hd was over the crash around noon today. the truck spilled gravel all over the expressway near south street. crews cleaned up the mess and what a mess it was. police in vineland, new jersey, made an arrest in
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connection with an officer-involved shooting. john bayne is facing charges including robbery. officer says they were behind a holdup and when officers arrived there was an exchange of gun fire. his family and friends are marching today from the sight of the shooting to the police station to demand answers about what happened. >> "action news" has new information from a story we first told you about this time yesterday. investigators say that two people that died in the plane crash was the pilot and his female passenger. they are both from ellicott city, maryland. they crashed near the bay airport. the ntsb and faa are looking into the cause of the crash. if you head to saturday's union game you may want to take patience with you, fans will endure more security when they enter the stadium because of
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stricter security measures by major league soccer. in an effort to ease long wait times, the gates will be open 90 minutes prior to kickoff. police are looking for a man that broke into a center city office building. the man got into a building on 127b8g and arch and made his way to the seventh intoer, he helped himself to a camera and mountain bike before hopping in the elevator and leaving. look at these still photos, they are looking for the man holding thegiraffe.
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if you recognize this man give galloway township police in new jersey a call. >> if he is holding a giraffe he should be easy to spot. the elephant in the room is some rain coming later in the week. >> we want it, let the elephant charge on in. it's eight days without measurable rain and it will help allergy sufferers and the plantses are thirsty and trees that are starting to bloom. 69 warm degrees and the dew point is low at 22, bone dry air in place and winds from the east-southeast at 7 miles per hour. the phillies one last game in town before they head out of town until the end of the month. i think it's the 29 they are back of april. mainly clear and a calm wind, 56 for the first pitch and ninth inning, 57 degrees. and it will turn cool in
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interior southern new jersey and all of atlantic county with the exception of the shore. burlington county and ocean county a frost warning goes into effect, that is until 8:00 tomorrow morning. we are talking about temperatures back near 80 degrees but it comes with a little bit of rain and i'll have the timing of both and the weekend call in the seven day. >> thank you. septa is getting $7 million for an all new electric bus fleet. they are helping 25 zero emission buses like you see here in south philadelphia. senator bob casey announced the grant and can allow septa to address safety concerned and improve the efficient of their operations. the fifth annual city council veterans resource fair brought together more than 60 veterans groups, health care providers and other organizations.
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the goal was to offer services and suppose to those that served. others received medals for their service. a montgomery county teenager is going the extra mile and getting creative to spread the word about ovarian cancer. rick williams is live with more on this. >> it all started when the teenager's mother was diagnosed with the disease and that is when he decided to jump into action. coming up in health check, ali gorman shows us how this local teen rallied his community to raise money and awareness. how city owners are making sure a city official's life and legacy will live on for years to come. coming up at 5:00. back to the studio. >> thank you rick. philadelphia leaders are ramping up their efforts to tackle poverty in the city.
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a nonprofit community services laid out their services this morning at the community college of philadelphia, it's called two gin are you in? helping two generations of children and their parents overcoming hurdles and better education. fathers, in chester, got to spend quality time in school with their kids this morning. the chester community charter school had donuts with dad day in it gave children and father figures to see how their kids are doing. the families read books together to encourage more reading at home. >> time with dad is always good. >> great event. next on "action news" major changes are coming to u.s. currency. the details next. and accused of failing michigan families, the first criminal charges are filed against workers involved in the
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flint water crisis. and don't let this little girl's princess dress fool you. she is a rock 'n roll expert. see her ace her dad's quiz next in big talkers. and adam joseph has the full accuweather forecast.
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after a whole lot of speculation we learn today about the changing faces on u.s. currency and there are a lot of changes. they say that harriet tub man will replace andrew jackson on the $10 bill. meanwhile, alder hamilton will stay on the $10 but the back of the bill is changing it will have five leaders from the sufferage movement.
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including moore. the back of the $5 bill is changing and that will include pictures of martin luther king jr. and eleanor roosevelt. and show events that happened at the lincoln memorial. you can expect the see the changes in 2020. criminal charges were filed today in connection with the toxic water crisis in flint, michigan. they filed charges against city employee mike glasgow and steven bush with the environmental quality. they are charged with misconduct and other offenses, they say they failed to protect the residents. >> they failed in their responsibility to protect the health and safety of families of flint and they failed michigan families. indeed, they failed us all and i don't care where you live. >> for 18 months the flint river
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was used as tap water as a way to save money while a new pipeline was built but the water was not treated for corrosion and led leaked into the pipes and fixtures and there are more charges comincoming. big talkers now. this one for good reason comes from china. rival construction companies had an all out demolition derby in the middle of a busy street. the witnesses recorded this bulldozer brawl at least six vehicles were involved in this, the operators rammed each other with their buckets, one toppling over in the midst of the chaos and one arrived on the scene and stopped the fight that injured two driver, they say all of this started with an argument competing for business. now they will likely be out of
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business. finally, she may dress like a princess, make no mistake this 3-year-old from ambler. it turns out led zeppelin is her favorite ban after a few cords ♪ ♪ >> doctor. >> how about -- ♪ ♪ >> right -- >> is that incredible. that is lily there, putting every name that tune contest an to shame. her dad matthew says she got her love of rock 'n roll from him. and fell in love with led accident lynn when she was 2 tender years old. lily is identify the song and she can absolutely rock out to them as well. >> looks fun at that house. >> what a cool girl.
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lets get another check of the roads on this hump day. matt pellman is here with the traffic report. >> from led zeppelin to led feet. another accident on the blue route 576, you see the van that flipped over in the crash and it's on its route. we have two ambulances here and the fire truck pulled away as well and they have to get the van out of here. the southbound blue route is not where you want to be and it's a parking lot from villanova from this point at media because the left lane is blocked and 352 and 252 and 452 are all better bets this afternoon. 95 southbound is extra slow in delaware county that is because so many people are using it after they come off the commodore barry bridge, so many people are using that because they don't want to use the delaware memorial, one lane is getting by heading into
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newcastle because of the emergency construction expect to last a couple more days and single digits time 10 miles per hour. use the walt whitman westbound as your alternate. a crash at 23rd and passyunk. and crash on 95 northbound by bridge street is gone and now there is a broken down vehicle southbound up ahead on cotman, one lane is blocked here as well. if you head into the double events tonight in philadelphia. we are watching situations once again brian and sharrie we keep doing that in the 5:00 hour. >> busy out there. matt thank you. a look at the booming fitness industry, looking at clothes that go beyond the gym. >> and penn's landing this afternoon, a beautiful day. trying to find a cloud out
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there. adam joseph says a few are coming next.
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all right meteorologist, adam joseph now with the exclusive accuweather forecast and it continues for the most part. it's really nice. >> a rainy day here and there, but we need one after eight days of no measurable precipitation. the plants are thirsty and need a drink. as we look at double scan live radar not today. a brilliant blue sky out there. the present temperature in philadelphia, 69 degrees, winds south-southeast at 7 miles per hour and the pressure is falling a little bit at 30.22, one thing we want to point out is the dew point, it's a measure of the moisture in the air and in the
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summer goes into the 60s and 70s, that is when you get the milky white appearance in the sky because of the extra moisture in the air, where it's low 22 degrees, i went on a run earlier today, i thought to myself that sky is brilliant blue today. so yours truly snapd this photo and up loaded it on to my twitter page, the brilliant dry air displaying that brilliant blue sky and with some of dog woods there starting to pop, but the japanese maples, i believe this is a great contrast and ask to you join me on facebook and twitter and share your photos as well. millville 64 degrees but the sea breeze going into effect here only in the mid to upper 50s with the wind off the ocean, that has come up a little bit now sittingal 55 degrees.
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high pressure wedging in from the north and that doesn't last long and sinks to the south and pulls southerly winds in and turns warmer and we move this system into the midsection of the country with all the flooding rains that happen day after day and the deep south get a piece of it here on friday. for tonight clear skies and chilly and 38 in the suburbs and 48 for center city and highs to the south tomorrow and with the winds changing in the southerly direction, we move it up to 74 degrees with a drape low pressure and associated warm and cold fronts to the west. we begin with sun and high clouds in the afternoon and the front closed in on friday and it doesn't completely push through and ahead of it we warm to 79 maybe 89 on friday and a mixture of sun and clouds in the afternoon, that is our best chance of seeing showers or a rum arable of thunder, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 74 and clouds tomorrow and rain developing late on
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friday as it is looking we are looking at a quarter to half inch on friday on average. i know there are a lot of proms on friday evening getting many questions on facebook on that one. yes there looks to be evening showers, and 72 on scan sunshine and partly sunny and cooler and still pleasant, 69 degrees and we are back into the 70s next week and looks like monday into tuesday. you can install a system here with on and off showers here and dry off wednesday at 68 degrees. go figure a nine or ten day stretch and then proms on friday. >> it's good luck, like a wedding day. >> a good idea. what's the deal? is coming up next.
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most new wealth flows it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by millions of small contributions.
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people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change.
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all right, so what is the deal now, from pricey perfume to prepackaged food having a famous name could give a product a boost. the latest features working out and gyms. why fitness fashion is such a hot ticket item. fans of the beehive have now look like the queen. the new fashion line, ivy park is for sale. part of a fitness meets fashion trend called athleisure, kate hudson and others have launched a line. make stylish flattering clothing that can go from the coffee shop to the office. it helps widen the base of those buying the brands meaning more money for apparel companies, last fiscal year grew 90%, that
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is half the growth in the same time period. it's not just nike, according to research, from june 2014, to june 2015, women's fitness apparel out paced the overall apparel business growing 9% to compared to less than 7% in the entire industry, when are you talking about a multibillion dollar trade those percentages add up and that means more celebs and brands wanting to cash in. >> why not? >> sometimes i just put on my gym clothes and feel like i have worked out. >> you try that. that will do it for "action news" at 4:00, for sharrie williams, alicia vitarelli, adam joseph i'm brian taff, hope you'll join me with sharrie and ducis rogers tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. coming up on "action news"
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at 5:00, the push for support in pennsylvania is on, we are breaking down which candidates are making a swing through the keystone state and when other candidates put their local campaigns into high gear. and a trade for the eagles what the team is giving up for the second overall pick in the draft. and an investigation is underway in south jersey. after an apartment building went up in flames this morning.
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modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle. one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare. that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. the stage is set for the next big showdown in the race for the white house. right now a rally is awaiting hillary clinton in philadelphia, this is a live picture. the political spotlight is focused on pennsylvania with the primary less than one week away. wednesday night, monica is off and sharrie williams is joining us and the big story on "action news" is the delegates up for grabs next tuesday in pennsylvania. >> this comes after clinton crushed bernie sanders in new york. nearly 60% of democrats in the empire state picked her over
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saners who is a new york native. now clinton returns to pennsylvania. gray hall is live at her first stop. >> reporter: that is right. a lot of folks excited about the return here to the city of brotherly love. some folks not excited. you see the protesters here with the black lives matter movement. they have been here for over an hour or so. hillary clinton is scheduled to be here about 4:15, it's a little after 5:00, she is still not here, we are still waiting and will join former attorney general, eric holder, to talk about gun violence. fresh off her primary, hillary clinton is making a campaign stop in philadelphia at the st. paul baptist church. it's invitation only and pastor callahan talked about the importance of having her visit. >> if she is elected there are things we'll expect from her


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