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make their way to the navy yard. meteorologist chris sowers is here with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. not soggy today, but throughout the week. >> reporter: there's a chance at least of a a couple of showers, 89 action cam is live at the start of the broad street run. the folks are geared up for the weather as the rain comes down at a good clip. we'll flip it over to the radars, there's plenty left to come. it extends west across the appalachian states, the virginias and the carolinas seeing good rain falling this morning. what will happen, the steady rains will shut off around lunchtime we're left with leftover showers during the course of the afternoon. let's zoom into philadelphia. we have heavier rains falling over the city, chadds ford, media, jenkintown and norristown. the darker greens and the yellows is where the downpours are coming down. this is sliding off to the east at 15 to 20 miles per hour. the idea for today a steady soaking rain early, leftover
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showers by afternoon. it will be chilly and raw. temperatures will be close to 70 degrees for this time of the year for highs. now we're stuck in the low to mid 40s. allentown, 44. philadelphia, 47. close to 50 across south jersey and delaware. forecast for today, call from accuweather, rain to showers, high of 56 degrees, 1:00 p.m. temperature 53. 3:00 p.m., 355. by 5:00 p.m., 56 degrees and keep those umbrellas close to you this week because every single day there's a chance of a couple of showers, i'll break it down with future tracker 6 and show you the seven-day forecast. as chris mentioned it's a chilly, soggy day for a run, but the blue cross broad street run is off despite the weather. the soaking conditions will keep everyone from overheating. chopper 6 hd is overbroad street as we get a live glimpse. let's go to katherine scott she has been keeping our eye on the
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runners all morning long and keeping her eye on the runners from broad and washington. >> reporter: the runners have been coming a lot of crowd members cheering on the runner as they make their way down broad street. we happen to be standing by the runners, here they are. look at who's with us, members of the 6abc team. say hello everybody if you're thirsty this is the place to go. we are ready to provide hydration to anybody who needs it. whew whew we're seeing competitors coming through. the first competitors started coming through around 8:30. as they have been coming by you can hear their soggy sneakers hitting the pavement as they make their way down broad street. already have a winner, bb bb mucuri
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if i know -- ran a five minute mile. this race is always rain or shine. unfortunately this year there's less answer a shine -- less of a shine, organizers added extra tents and crews cleared the drains to prevent extra flooding. how you feeling today? feeling good, not loving the weather. >> reporter: how does the weather factor in. does this change how operate and how you prepare for it? absolutely. we'll be wet. >> reporter: but you're doing it. yes. >> reporter: why are you running in we raised money for the american cancer society our miles have meaning because we raise money to help cancer
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patients throughout the county. >> reporter: and back here live at broad and washington, you can see all the runners coming down broad street thousands of them braving the elements getting out here, they trained for this, they are not going to let this rain stop them. now, the crowds may be a little thinner than usual, you know what, despite the rain we've seen so many people come out and cheer on their fremedz -- friends and complete strangers because this is philadelphia and they look forward to this every year and the rain is not going to stop them. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." it's a rain never hurt anyone. thank you so much, there are a number of detours in place due to the broad street run. there's dozens of bus routes including the route 16 that were forced to take different routes. express trains are for for travo the rails at the olney transportation center and fern rock. there's detours at
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some people are waking up this morning to find their cars were towed from broad street. a fleet of city trucks cleared vehicles at broad and hunting park avenue in nicetown. the cars needed to be out of the way for the 40,000 runners taking part in the ten miler. the cars were taken to the philadelphia parking authority parking lot. the family of amy joyner-francis will receive visitors as they mourn the teenager who lost her life after a beating at school. the 16-year-old died april 21. people who knew and loved her may offer their condolence at the st. paul united american methodist church on north market street in wilmington. amy joyner-francis was assaulted at howard high school of technology. three female students were suspended after the fight. charges have not been announced. police say they are working on the investigation. closing arguments are expected to happen in the murder
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trial of a 20-year-old who was accused in the death of millersville university freshman carlie hall. the 18-year-old was found dead in her dorm 2015. friday an expert will testify that she died of a massive nose bleed do to a previous fracture of her eye socket that flooded her lungs. people in camden took to the streets to call for peace. the peace in the streets march was held yesterday. marchers carried a casket to represent those killed in the city of camden this year. 7 people lost their lives to violence in april alone. members of two rail union have rejected a tentative deal that averted new jersey transit strike. union representing conductors and locomotive engineers to not
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ratify the union contract. they will return to the bargaining table with nj transit. it's not clear when it will happen. they reached a deal in march 24 hours before the strike deadline. chris christie faces a time limit on gender equality legislation that will require employers who pay work workers who do a similar job equally regardless of their sex. one called on state contractors to report wage data which christie called burdensome, the other allowed statue of limitation with pay restrictions to start with each pay record. the penn relays
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set a new world record. she is 100 years old, she felt so good after the race she did a few pushups. i'm an example of what you can do for yourself, i think god more my blessing. her trainer who is her daughter said she works out everyday. she was many highlights in the final day of the 122nd penn relay. a form university delaware basketball player will be taking part in the olympic games. elaina delldon played from 2009 to 2013. she is the school's first athlete to compete in the olympic games for the u.s. 9:08 if you play you probably have heard the powerball jackpot is soaring once again, there were no
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winners in the 314 million-dollar drawing. that makes wednesday's drawing worth 348 million bucks. the numbers were 3, 12, 16, 32, 34, the powerball 14. the power play number 3. you can see wednesday's drawing following accuweather on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. you did say you would come to work even if you won. we'll talk after the break. new thoughts on the health benefits of chocolate. what researchers say about the delicacy and how it may help diabetics. flooding across parts of the south leave families in need of rescue. taking you outside sky6 live hd overlooking atlantic city. you can see the rain hitting the camera there. meteorologist chris sowers says more rain next week as well. we have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast after the break.
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in texas, 6 people were killed in palestine texas, a woman animal her four great grandchildren died trying to get to safety. 35 homes have major dam because of the flooding there. a family was stranded by floodwaters that surrounded a
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home in arkansas yesterday. members of the volunteer fire department used bots to take the -- boats to take the members to dry land. every road in the county is covered in water following the storms that passed through there yesterday. thankfully they got help there. time for accuweather, wet today and throughout the week. >> reporter: chance of showers everyday this week. get used to the gray view here. that's the view looking live at the ben franklin bridge. it's cloudy out there and the rain is pushing through. some of it coming down at a good clip him where you're not seeing the rain you're picking up showers and fog. double scan live is completely clouded over at this point. you can see the precipitation stretching west to east across the area. we're assuming into center city. there's broad street highway 611. we're showing the darker shades of green and yellow is starting to pop up to the west, haverford avenue and woodland avenue
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moderate to heavy rain. you pick up the yellows that's a good downpour coming down. you can watch this update in front of you, you can see how this progressing to the east at 15 to 20 miles per hour. we'll make another zoom farther to the east on the other side the delaware river we go, western camden and gloucester county same thing moderate to heavy rain from mount laurel to berlin, white horse pike, black horse pike, atlantic city, we're seeing ponding on area roads. take it slow this morning. by afternoon it tapers off to a couple of leftover showers, it's creating issues out there early on. so here we go we set it in motion for you, first batch right here, here comes the second round and round number 3 this will work out to sea off the coast of the virginia capes. the next a couple of rounds will make for a dreary finish to to e weekend. high temperatures normally
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around 70 degrees. it's 39 in fleetwood. 42 in slatington. pottstown, 43. saint davids, 43. chester, 45. center city, 47. you can thank the easterly breeze, ocean temperatures are not low 50s. anytime you have an easterly wind with a chilly ocean temperature that means chilly air temperatures. 50 in smyrna. gandys beach and vineland, 47. the yellows representing a heavy rain, darker shades of green a moderate rain. the lighter shades of green that's where we are picking up showers and patchy drizzle. we'll advance this. you can see by afternoon, the steadiest pushing off to the east, leftover showers and patchy drizzle lots of clouds throughout the day and patchy fog. overnight tonight, same thing cloudy conditions and leftover showers and patchy drizzle. forecast for this afternoon, what you need to know a steady soaking rain early, leftover
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showers during the afternoon, cloudy and damp, chilly and raw, rainfall totals ranging between half inch to an inch depending on your location. rain to showers, damp and chilly, 56 degrees is the forecasted high, again, steady during the morning, scattered stuff during the afternoon, hour by hour it's a slow climb through the low to mid 50s. overnight tonight, leftover showers possible. 47 outlying suburbs, 52 center city. forecast shows chance of showers every day here. morning showers tomorrow. otherwise clouds and sunshine 73. monday is not that bad of a day. tuesday is cloudy, maybe a few peeks of sunshine, otherwise there could be a spotty shower high of 62. wednesday clouds and sun, a couple of showers move back in the picture late. thursday and friday, cloudy and damp with showers or periods of rain. saturday the return of sunshine but there's always a shower threat and high of 64.
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looks like we completely clear not next sunday, but the following monday. a ways to go. >> reporter: the good news it's not every hour of the day. you can always spin it in a good way. >> reporter: it shifts 50 miles and maybe we see sun. the sound of gospel music filled the air in north philadelphia. this is zion baptist church. this event raised money for the arts fest scheduled for august.
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looking at south philadelphia and, of course, the broad street run. the 6abc "action news" watering station is right here. 9:19, 47 degrees, congratulations to a two winners of the broad street run.
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the man had a 4 minute 52:00 second pace. cesily tynan finished the race in five hours. congratulations to all of you. "healthcheck" this morning, a little bit of chocolate may help lower your insulin resistance. researchers in the uknalyzed people and they improve liver enzyme levels. it's important to note, the difference between chocolate made from natural cocoa and processed chocolate. researcher haves a test to detect alzheimers disease than
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quicker before. researchers had 71 people navigate a maze on computer, they found those with alzheimers struggling with the maze those predetermined for the purpose of the disease had a difficult time, but eventually navigated the raise, a test of "action navigational skills may help detect the disease earlier. researchers at the university of school of medicine found those who took over-the-counter medicine performedoorly on tests. super heros are brave and powerful and can teach kids important lessons. they may look fearless, but parents should explain super
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heros can become scared sometimes, but they overcome their fears because it's important to do good. it's a good message to give kids to do good and be kinds and help people in need. >> reporter: super heros can be physical and take safety seriously. they have to understand the dinners between what's pretend and what's real, a concept that most kids don't understand until they are 10 years old.
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everyone, 9:24 sunday morning, forecast for today a soaking rain this morning giving way to leftover showers by afternoon,
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damp an chilly, high of 56 degrees, here's why it's been so wet lately. the city of philadelphia is sitting on the x, we had a stalled out frontal system that continues to sit there. it's like a train on the track, we get an area of low pressure riding along the front. each and every one brings a round of showers or heavy rain to the area. we've seen this since wednesday. this will work east and out to sea. what happens by the latter stages of this week from wednesday on, philadelphia again, once that pulls away well get an upper level low that will drop down from canada it will sit and spin, it will bring waves of moisture back off the ocean. the jet stream or the main flow is down here, there's nothing to push this guy along. that's why wednesday, thursday, and friday could be wet with showers and or a period of rain. rain rain go away. 9:25 is the time. wedding season is full swing. it appears that a handwritten
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thank you note is good form. that's according to a new survey from good housekeeping wedding registry. 55% said it should be sentence within a month. millennials are swaying from one tradition fine china, they are asking for everyday dishes on the registry. when it comes to the gift, 55% say the relationship with the couple determines how much they will spend. mother's day is next sunday, that means you ever one week to get those flowers ordered and delivered on time. big holiday orders can put a strain or florists, so consumer reports decided to do a test during valentine's day. flowers were from flowers flopped out of their protective collar and the stems were broken, pro flowers sent a new bouquet the next day.
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they offer refunds if something like this happens. we noticed as we clicked around the three sites, the prices dropped or we were offered discount coupons. taking your time paid off. >> reporter: you may want to send mom flowers a few days early to save more. captain america civil war is a hit over seas, although the latest marvel film won't hit america until friday. the super hero flick brought in $15 million on its first day alone in 15 countries including south korea and the philippines and france. analysts say it puts it on track to growth $200 million. captain america civil war is from disney, the parent company of 6abc. there's much more to come on monday morning edition -- sunday morning edition of action. comedian and chief, we'll look
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at the president at the correspondents dinner. we'll have a look at the run along broad street and meteorologist chris sowers will have an update on the very soggy sunday when "action news" continues. > so glad you stayed with us
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sunday morning, ten miles straight down broad street. tens of thousands of runners taking part in this year's race. we'll have an update at the sidelines. officials in pennsylvania are looking for what caused a pipeline schoation -- explosion that destroyed a home. soak, -- soaking sunday, is there any relief in sight? don't ask me. chris sowers has more. >> reporter: i want to share this with you, i think we have the most athletic team in the entire country. i'm getting text messages, cecily finished in an hour and five minutes and 57 seconds they say coming a year off her knee surgery. adam he finished in 1 hour and 6
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minutes and 44 seconds, our weather producer, paul finished in one had your hour 15 minutes, a full minute and half better than the last time he ran two years ago. wow, congratulations. >> reporter: they have done a great job good for them. let's talk weather, let's get you outside and show you the view here, looking live on sky6 live hd, philadelphia international airport, note the fog that's starting to settle in. low level clouds, it's damp and careery morning around the delaware valley. double scan showing all the moisture that's pushing through. some of it is heavy indicated by the darker shades of green and yellow and oranges and reds to the south across the virginias and the carolinas. all this has to sweep through before we can clear out. unfortunately it doesn't look like that will happen until tomorrow. it's a soggy finish to the weekend. here's the schuylkill expressway, 676 heading westbound you can see all the
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heavy rain falling across the area. darby, ridley park and newton square all seeing a moderate to occasionally heavy rain out there. 47, it's chilly and raw. millville, 49. 43 in reading, 40 in the poconos. so forecast for today, cloudy and damp with a steady rain this morning scattered showers, leftover showers this afternoon, temperatures climbing through the 50s. guys? okay, chris, thank you so much. the 37th annual broad street run is underway right now. we have a winner in the elite ten miler from olney to the navy yard to south philadelphia. our katherine scott has the plumb spot as folks are excited at the 7-mile marker by the 6abc watering station at broad and washington in south philadelphia. katherine you have an update on the race what can you tell us so far. >> reporter: first i'm going to tell you what's happening at broad and washington. the rain has not dampened
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anybody spirits here of we have smiling faces and cheering members of the crowd at broad and washington. they have their ponchos and determined faces they are waving and cheering and heading down broad street. you might think the last thing anybody needs is more water, you would be wrong. we're at 6abc doing our part to keep the runners hydrated. you get a cup of water, there's nora and don and john and a bunch of folks from 6abc making sure people are hydrated and they are cheering for all the runners. [horn blows]. race kicked off at 8:00 a.m. in olney, 40,000 runners off the starting line making their way down broad street to the navy yard in the ten miler. it is a soggy ten miler. you can hear the squishy sneakers from the runners.
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the rain is not a surprise, so race organizers prepared for it. we gave all the volunteers and staffers getting porn -- ponchos, we have extra heat blankets for the runners. it's the benefit for the american cancer society they will be out here 35, 40,000 strong. and we have a winner, mucur a lot of ia. the winner. crystal burning the coach at or or -- ourrsinas. she is the coach at the college. we are about # miles in, they have three miles to go. i see a graduation cap and gown here, there's annie mccormick,
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anyone so a lot of fun crowd here as the runners are making their way down broad street. live in south philadelphia. our annie mccormick running by just in time. there's dozens of bus routes including the route 16 bus that are being detoured. express trains are stopping at the olney transportation center and fern rock transportation center. all the information is at officials are looking for the cause of a natural gas line pipe explosion in western pennsylvania that destroyed a home and had a burned homeowner running for his life. it happened in salem township, west moreland county. this is an airline view of what's -- aerial view of what's left from the home. here's a picture from the ground of the ball of flames produced by the explosion.
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there's no word on the condition of the homeowner. the state of environment protection department is honor toring the air in the air and testing surface water. some of prince' family members are expected in court tomorrow for a hearing on who will divide up the pop star's $300 million estate. the 7th part of the heir is a grand niece who may join the 6 siblings. his sister acknowledged that he has heirs whose identity and addresses need to be determined. meanwhile, officials are trying to determine if a doctor was on the plane with prince when he landed days before he died. prescription medicine was found on prince and in his home after he died. donald trump, ted cruz and hillary clinton and bernie sanders are campaigning in
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indiana today ahead of the next primary on tuesday. trump addressed the convention in california on friday. yesterday most of delaware's delegates going to the national convention in cleveland pledged support for trump. clinton will leave indiana today for a fundraiser in michigan that's where sander upset her in the primary. sanders is hoping that his increasing long shot candidacy slows clinton's momentum in indiana. president obama brought his own unique brand of sharp tongue comedy for the correspondent dinner. he poked fun at hollywood stars and athletes and government officials who walked the red carpet into the washington hilton. it was no surprise that the president took aim at the
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presidential campaign which has given him plenty of material this year to work with. there's confusion over the invitations to tonight's dinner. many were asked if you wanted steak or fish, but a bunch of of you wrote in paul ryan. that's not an option, people. democrat bernie sanders was the only presidential candidate in the audience. larry gilmore took to the stage with his roast. proceeds go toward journalism scholarships awards. 9:38. much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." he is 100 years old, but she is no spectator, instead she is setting new records at the pn relays -- penn relays. dreams come true we'll tell
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you how you can take the falcon for a spin. sky6 live hd it is raining out there, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast really wet forecast when we come right back. > a teenager was kid
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another injured when they were ejected from a carnival ride in el paso, texas. they were thrown from the seats in a spinning ride called sizzler. a 16-year-old hit a metal barricade. a 15-year-old threatened non-life threatening injuries. a small earthquake has hit western kentucky. the 3.5 magazine tooled quake struck this morning. -- magnitude quake struck this morning. quakes of this magnitude do not usually produce any damage.
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call from accuweather, wet wet wet. >> reporter: that sums it up, as we look live on sky6 live hd from our temple university camera. we're looking down broad, it's hard to see because of clouds. it's miserable unfortunately for the runners who are taking part in the broad street run. the steady rain should be winding down in the next a couple of hours. double scan live is showing the back edge pushing through allentown, reading and lancaster. it will take a couple of hours to get through the city, but there's light at the end of tunnel. south jersey, you can see route 55 to malaga, it's wet. delsea drive, glassboro to malaga. we'll seal the yellows pop up, that's where the rain is coming down at a good clip. that's a downpour. we'll making a zoom into philadelphia county here, manayunk, wynnfield and seeing a few downpours south of bensalem
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crossing over the delaware river and route 130 and burlington and camden counties, in new jersey. that's what it looks like out there right now. it's a slow go. the movement is southwest to northeast with the back edge pushing through the northwestern suburbs. as that pushes through we're looking at leftover showers through the course of the day. the remainder of the afternoon remains cloudy and damp, chilly and raw, leftover showers and spotty drizzle. later this evening, we could see heavier cells across extreme southern portions of south jersey and delaware, temperatures will be warmer down here, 47 degrees at this hour. the normal high for this time of the year is 70. we're nowhere near that. predecessor you are is holding -- pressure reading is holding steady. easterly winds that's why the testers are so cold, because the
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ocean temperature isgrees. the visibility is coming down, 6 in millville. 5 miles in wildwood. the remainder. afternoon showing steady rain in the late morning and into the first part of the afternoon. by 2:00 p.m., the steady shield is working east and eventually out to sea. cloudy skies remain and patchy drizzle throughout the afternoon and early evening hours. tomorrow morning there's a chance of showers before clouds give way to sunshine. 56 degrees in philadelphia. wilmington, 57. millville, 57. dover is warmer, 62. allentown its a struggle to reach 50. most of the time in the lehigh valley you're stuck in the upper 40s this afternoon damp and chilly, rain tapering off to scattered showers.
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here's the only good news i could find in the forecast today. all that rain washes the pollen away. tree weed and grass pollen on the low side. this week it will be in the low to moderate range because we're expecting scattered showers. today, rain this afternoon, 57. morning shower possible tomorrow, clouds to sun, 73. tuesday, cloudy, limited sunshine, spotty shower possible. 62. wednesday, same thing, some sun, but there's that shower threat and thursday and friday a cut off low sits over top of the delaware valley we get into the cloudy and unsettled pattern again and we have showers. yuck. >> reporter: i know. next week the following week looks good. remember we had 14 straight days of blue sky and sunshine. yeah, nydia, stop complaining. you can find the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and double scan radar at any
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time of the day on our website remember it's not chris' fault. 9:46 we're learning information about the rescue of a mother and daughter from north carolina who got lost in a forest in new zealand. the duo was rescued after a private helicopter saw the word "help" spelled out with sticks and rocks. they embraced to stay warm. they are treated for dehigh -- dehydration and exhaustion, but they are expected to be okay. > so glad you stayed with us,
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it is 9:50 sunday morning. the action cam right here at the broad street run right there along broad and washington as folks continue to run. of course, it started at 8:00 a.m., they are right there at the 6abc watering hole where you see members of our staff passing out water to the runners there. and the staff members are participating in the race. we'll have coverage throughout the morning. a professor from princeton university is getting a lot of attention on social media for publishing his list of failures. he published his cv of failure of the assistant professor of psychology divided the document into sections with degree programs he did not get into.
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he admits his failures have received more attention than his entire body of academic works. we're at the "action news" big board with big talkers. a new ride at disneyland will give you plenty to talk about. at the star wars land you'll be able to take control of the spaceship of the falcon. you can steer it through outer space and fire the cannons, this is one of the two major attractions planned for the theme park. the other has dropping things in a battle with a possible cam row from the star himself. a minneapolis woman said the late legendary singer prince wrote her a love song in the 1970s. she said she met him long before he became a grammy award winning superstar. she was working as a
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receptionist at the ad company. he was 18 years old and he asked her out annie mccormick she turned him down -- asked her out and she turned him down. he didn't give up, so he wrote her a song. he wrote the song for me 1978 and 1978. he continue to come into the agency after leaving the love song for her, she never gave him to her advances. he left a note with his manager that she recorded the song. she hopes it is not vault. we'll be right back ment
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>> turning to sports, the phillies continue their red hot streak. and the eagles continue to add to their roster, here's ducis rogers with your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning, don't sleep on the phillies even though the rest of baseball has. the phillies enter the game with a four game win streak against the indians. first inning freddie galvis, little freddie galvis with a man on. 2-run homer his third of the year. 2-0. how about the defense in the second inning perez thinks he has a single, hernandez has other ideas. fast forward to the 7, galvis again. that brings in the go ahead run 4-3. phils clean to the 1 run lead.
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two men on. phils taking a 4-3. that's five straight wins in 8 of their last 9. nfl draft wrapped up with rounds 4 through 7. the eagles picked up 6 more players, wendell smallwood he is a shorter shifty back, he comes with baggage. in 2014 he was arrested on charges he tried to intimidate a witness in a murder case. those charges were later dropped. i was crowning, hanging out with the wrong people. i was never around whatever happened. i was not involved. no evidence, no witness against me, it came out to be true all the stuff was clear, i'm learning from the situation and move forward and be a better man. we do a lot of research on these guys, but we don't want to throw away guys because they had one incident, in this case five
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or six years ago. this is someone when we spent time and did our homework on we felt comfortable in philadelphia. >> reporter: here the eagles picks from saturday. blake kalpis. the birds take a player from oregon, joe walker, inside linebacker, here's hoy roseman on his work. we made an aggressive move to get carson. we felt focused going into today about the job we had to do and how we had to hit on some guys for us, we have to come out of this, 6, 7, with contributors at some level, whether that's day one or two years from now. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend. time 9:56, there maybe tens
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or thousands of runners running down broad street. one ran into our hearts at the penn relay at franklin field wearing 19. 100-year-old ida. look at her go. she set a new world record for 100-meter dash. the fastest ever for anyone her age or orderly. i'm a nice example of what you can do for yourself and i thank god everyday for my blessings. she is an example indeed. she felt so good look at this, after the race, she cranked out a few push jumps- push ups at 100 years well. we look forward to reach that go age and doing pushups. tens of thousands of
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runners taking part in the ten mile broad street run, we'll have an update from the big race. >> hitech machines can change the way horses are being treated in the future. we'll look at the technology being tested tea chester county facility. -- at a chester county facility. those stories and meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll see you after the break.
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good morning, it is 10:00 a.m., sunday, may 1. in the news we have our winners, the first people of the broad street run have crossed the finish line we're live with an update on the race. they are running in the rain, we're tracking the soggy race as the runners make their way to the navy yard. meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with more. >> reporter: we have rounds of steady heavy rain pushing through. that's round number two pushing through now. this is round number 3 that will swing through 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. once the third and final round pulls through during the course of the afternoon we'll see cloudy skies and leftover showers, as you can see we have several hours to go. future tracker showing we'll go
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hour by hour, philadelphia points south and west, south jersey and delaware seeing moderate to heavy rain at that point. lunchtime same thing most of the area. by 1:00 p.m., all of new jersey and delaware at that point seeing heavier showers and downpours. and then by 2:00 p.m. note how the western suburbs precipitation is starting to shut off at that point, but it's raining pretty good across south jersey and delaware. the flavor of the day is steady rain and soaking showers, leftover showers, otherwise it's cloth you cloudy and damp and chilly and raw. 56 degrees by 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. we'll see cloudy conditions. most of the rain will be gone, maybe leftover patchy drizzle and temperatures in the low to mid 50s, i hope you like the rain because we've got a lot of it. monday and tuesday, 60% chance both days and wednesday and thursday, 30%.
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doesn't mean it's going to rain every hour of everyday. it means we have wet weather to talk about. when i come bank in a couple of minutes i'll scrt details in the seven -- have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it's a chilly day and soggy day for a run, but the broad street run got off without a hitch despite the weather. let's go to katherine scott, improve been out there all morning, what does it feel like so far? >> reporter: well people are drenched, but spirits are high and people are sticking with it him we're at broad and washington, all the runners are waving and hey everybody, go go go go go. despite the soggy weather it's not dampening their spirits. where we are at broad and washington it happens to come the 6abc water stop and so you know you might not thing you want anymore water, as is it
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turns out, you do. here's nora with some water. would you like a drink, i'm so parched i'm been working so hard this morning. it's like no with withah's ark d around the corner. if you didn't dress warmly you're out of luck. have fun, cheers. you can see members of the 6abc team are getting out water to the folks as they come on by. let's talk about winners for a second,bbi mucuria finished one hour 48 seconds. the woman finished in 5 minute
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42 second mile pace. the race kicked off at 8:00 a.m. in olney, 40,000 runners off the starting line. this race is always rain or shine. unfortunately the only shine we're seeing is coming from the fleets themselves. with all -- athletes themselves, with all the rain, organizers added extra tents, crews cleared drains to cut you on on potential flooding and the spectators are still coming out and they are cheering on extra loud. i'm cheering on my boy friend and i have friends in college who are running i wanted to show my support. >> reporter: when you saw the rain did you want to stay in bed? i said if they are willing to run in the rain i can come
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out and cheer them on. >> reporter: they are making their way down broad and washington, hello everybody, good job. you see people all different running levels. some are first timers and some have done this for years. whew whew on broad street. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." be careful, katherine, there are number of detours in place due to the broad street run. there are dozens of bus routes including route 16 bus. 12 express broad street line trains are running through the race with stops at olney transportation center and fern rock transportation center. of course we have a link to the information about the detours at some people are finding this morning that their cars were towed from broad street. a fleet of city tow trucks cleared vehicles that were parked at north broad near hunting park avenue in nicetown. the cars needed to be out of the way for the 40,000 runners take
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part in the ten miler. the car was taken to the nearest parking authority parking lot. that is where owners can retrieve their vehicles. 10:06. family and friends will gather to pay final respects to the student kill in wilmington last week. 16-year-old amy joyner-francis died after being brutally beaten inside her high school. trish hartman joins inside the satellite center, trish i'm sure many will want to pay their respects today. >> reporter: people can visit tonight 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., st. paul on market street in wilmington. many are coming to terms with the teen's violent death as police continue to investigate. outside howard high school of technology in wilmington you'll find a memorial of stuffed animals and flowers, they stand in memory of amy joyner-francis who died on thursday, april 21 after being assaulted inside a girl's bathroom.
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amy was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. immediately after the death three female students were suspended. they are considered persons of interest, but no charges have been filed. it hurts me to the core because i never expected that i would have to be up here to say rest in peace to one of my friends. >> reporter: the day after her death, students returned to school and talked to students and prayer vigil was held where blue balloons were released amy's favorite color. several town hall meetings were held at the school for concerned parents where police say they hope to file charges within days. on friday a week after amy's death police held a news conference to explain that the investigation will take more time than originally thought. chief said thousands of pages of data need to be poured over along with interviews. we have an obligation to
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amy's family and the classmates at howard high school and the community and present information to the public that is based on on facts and not rumors. >> reporter: a spokesperson said amy was a sophomore who was a honor role student and manager of the wrestling team. after tonight's visitation there will be no more requests accepted by her family. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." the murder trial of a 20-year-old trial continues accused of the death of carlie hall. friday a defense expert will testify that she died of a massive nose bleed and blood flooded her lungs. prosecution is seeking a murder
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conviction. many gathered in the streets in camden peace in the street march was held yesterday to represent the city of people killed in the year. seven people lost their lives to violence in a month alone. a cafe on the university of pittsburgh is closed after 40 people got sick. monday and tuesday students who ate at the cafe along with the employees came down with nausea and vomiting and diarrhea i can't. they posted a notice saying they were removing certain items from the menu. so far investigators have not discovered the exact cause of the problem. from our new jersey newsroom members of two rail unions have rejected a tentative deal that averted a new jersey
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strike. union leaders say they will return to the bargaining table with nj transit. it's not clear when this will happen. the union were part of a coalition that reach deals with the agency in march 20 hours before the strike deadline. chris christie faces a new time limit on gender equality legislation, he has until tomorrow to act on legislation that would require employers who pay workers to do a substantial similar job equally regardless of their sex. one called on state crackerrers to report wage data which christy called burdensome. the other allowed the statue of limitation for pay scrimmages -- pay discrimination to start with each paycheck. philadelphia is looking for lifeguards they would join the 4,000 people who will be working
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at the new jersey theme park this summer season. the power jackpot is soaring there were no winners in the 314 million-dollar drawing. that makes the drawing an estimated $348 million. last night winningest numbers 3, 12, 16, 32, 34. powerball 14, power play 3. you can see the drawing on wednesday following accuweather on "action news" at 11:00 p.m.. still ahead on "action news" sunday morning, a man's interesting decision on a beer sent social media into a frenzy. strong winds bring down power lines. sky6 live hd you can see rain on the camera. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we'll be seeing more soggy weather.
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we'll be right back.
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so glad you stayed with us on a sunday morning, 10:13, strong winds brought down trees in the south this weekend. many trees were uprooted across memphis area. one tree toppled on a home. no one was inside at the time. more than ten thousand homes and businesses in the area lost power during the storm. storms wreaked havoc across georgia him trees and power lines were snapped in two. this is in atlanta. a 300-year-old tree was brought
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down by the strong winds there. it just missed hitting a home. we want to take live look sky6 live hd from temple university showing us what it looks like here at home. not ideal conditions for the broad street run. you can see from the picture it is gray and chilly endamp and raw. we better get used to the weather it's going to be here for a while. >> reporter: think how green the lawns will be, how pretty the flowers will be,. free car wash. >> reporter: i'm saving you money. one thing for certain we won't be talking about a drought anytime soon. that's the camden waterfront. shades of gray, periods of rain this morning. leftover scattered showers this afternoon. double scan live shows everybody picking up the steady rain at this point. where we're seeing the darker shades of green that's where the
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steadiest is falling. we'll slip it over to the radar. we're seeing yellows popping up across south jersey. zooming into south jersey gloucester and camden county and salem county. crossing over delsea drive, woodstown into malaga, picking up heavy rain. here's another cell west of hammonton getting ready to push toward 322 and the atlantic city expressway. we'll go to the north and west, around jenkintown, route 1 we're seeing steady soaking rains. route 130 through riverside into florence is slow. we're seeing downpours and ponding on the roads. take it easy out there this morning, hopefully by afternoon, the steadiest will be long gone at that point him we'll see leftover showers, the back edge, everything look to be on cue here, here's the back edge, push be through pottstown and central
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portions of pennsylvania. there's harrowing -- harrisburg and state college. it will be chilly out there and raw. 56 degrees forecasted high. normally we should be close to 70. we're easily below where we should be for this time of year making up for all the days in march when when we are in in the 60s and 70s and 80s. everything evens out. millville, 49, 50s, south anne east. here's today's rain, this is what we're watching for tomorrow morning into tomorrow afternoon. this system is not going to provide us with a steady drenching rain like what we're seeing today. it will be bring showers into the area. here's the system number 3 this will swing through tuesday morning with more showers in the forecast. let's run it down for you, future tracker 6:11 a.m. it is raining steadily for just about everybody at that point. this will continue into the first part of the afternoon. le phillies start time 2:35 i
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don't know if they will try to get the game in if they do play the game you'll see clouds and patchy drizzle and leftover showers. they will probably cancel it. that hadn't been determined just yet. later this afternoon, showers, dreary conditions, chilly and raw temperatures in the 50s. overnight tonight it's cloudy, leftover showers tomorrow morning, patchy drizzle lots of low-level clouds and fog. by afternoon we'll see sunshine before the clouds return and another round of showers pull through that's between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. rain early tapering off to leftover showers today. remains damp and chilly, rainfall totals half inch to an inch depending on location. the call from accuweather, again, is rain to showers, damp and chilly. 56 degrees is the forecasted high, winds out of the northeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. overnight tonight cloudy and damp, patchy fog redeveloping,
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leftover showers possible. 47 degrees outlying suburbs, 52- for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows at least a chance of a a couple of showers almost every single day here, some sunshine is expected for tomorrow and tuesday, but there's a chance of a couple of showers both days, wednesday, also, but the shower threat is late in the day. thursday and friday we see the cut-off low develop that's when we completely cloud over and we get the wind off the ocean. it becomes cooler and we sea showers and rain. thursday, friday and saturday and sunday the shower threat continues. veterinarians at the new bolton center in chester county have a new tool at their dissolve that helps diagnose injury. brian taff has a look at the
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device. this is will revolutionize how veterinarians treat injuries in the future. dr. dean richardson explained how the machine works on one of the horses that resides there. she is 9-year-old, a blindfold is put on the horse so is not to speak her. the machine takes hundreds of x-ray images to create one 3d image in less than a minute all while the horse is standing without the need for anesthesia which is less risk for the animal. this will change how veterinarians understand the equine body. anytime you can see something in three dimensions you'll understand it much more completely than trying to put together a three dimensional image in your mind with a number of two mentionerral -- dimensional images. >> reporter: it will help with
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more than treating injuries after they happen. it will make a difference in not only treating horse, but prevent injury by identifying early injury. >> reporter: the dr. stresses that the machine is in development but it could be a game changer in the lucrative horse industry. for channel 6 "action news" i'm brian taff.
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charlotte will turn one tomorrow. duchess kate took these photos herself in their country home. she is beautiful. time to check on what's going viral in the social corner. this is the time we show you videos and images that everyone is talking about on social media, including 1-year-old lee who has a metal to show off she finished her first marathon. she signed up and trained for a 5k and got into the wrong groom at the starting line and didn't realize she was in the wrong race until she was several miles into it. she asked a fellow runner how much further to the finish line. that's when she learned she would be running 13 miles
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instead of the 3 miles she had trained for. her mother who was initially panicked was proud of her. brave little girl, congratulations to her. this is our mug shot, kevin gibson was arrested in miami on drug charges. he has a fully grown long beard on oned side and the other side devoid of a beard. his bizarre half beard has earned him celeb status on social media. people have posted pictures of themselves with the half beard. i'm not impressed. if it works for you, go ahead do it. tells what you think about our videos by going to our facebook and twitter accounts. chris you could pull it off probably. stay with us, meteorologist chris sowers takes another look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. we'll be right back.
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it is 10:26 inside story is coming up later on 6abc, here's monica malpass with a preview. >> reporter: hi, guys, coming up later on inside we'll talk about the pennsylvania primary upsets. in the u.s. senate race, katie mcginty is the winner coming from behind. dwight evans win out over chaka fattah who hadn't shopponent in years. that's coming up on inside
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story, i hope i join us. chris. >> reporter: it's a steady soaking rain and transitions over to leftover showers. there will be patchy drizzle, damp finish to the weekend, unfortunately. phillies game is on, again if you're heading down looks like there will be leftover showers be mindful of that. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows more showers almost every single day, now have, monday and tuesday there will be sunshine, so it's not like we're talking about steady soaking rain all day. there will be showers some point during the afternoon and later in the week heads up again. all right chris, thank you, 10:27 this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next, "action news" continues at noon. here's some of the stories we'll be walking on for you, thousands of runners hit the soggy streets of philadelphia for the broad street run. our live coverage continues for you at noon. a show like none other coming to philadelphia. it is may up of not one, but three different ballets. for chris sowers, gray hall and
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the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great morning! we'll see you back here at noon.
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