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of maryland dealing with quick downpours near norrisville and edgewood along i-95 there. but for the heart of the delaware valley. philadelphia county and all points to the south, smyrna a quick downpour passing through there and that sinks to the south so the best area to see some showers this evening will be south of lehigh valley or south of the pennsylvania turnpike. as we look at temperatures once again. 50s for philadelphia as well as baltimore and new york city where we have the cloud cover really locked in but where the sunshine broke back out. temperatures to the north are warmer. boston the verge of 70 and bangor maine, 69 degrees and vermont 67. the evening planner tonight as we go through the next few hours. 56 at 7:00 and temperatures aren't going to drop all that quickly. they stay pretty steady and a lot of clouds with a shower or
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two around with the low temperature tonight dropping back to 52 degrees. as we look ahead for the next few days. showers will be around on and off for tomorrow. as it looks high pressure to the north not strong enough to push the system to the south and it does turn warmer later on in the week but we are tracking more rounds of rain with the warmth, we'll talk about the unsettled pattern coming up in the accuweather forecast. >> here we go again. stay with as this rainy weather comes and goes. rely on stormtracker 6 live double scan radar. and updates from accuweather to be prepared for any changes. we have brand new details about a deadly beating inside of a delaware high school. we learn more about the people facing charges and what happened the day that amy joyner francis died. vernon odom is live in wilmington this afternoon. you have the latest here. >> reporter: good evening brian, this city known for its
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excessive violence remained traumatized by this howard high school tragedy. >> it's going on too long. it's just sad. >> a howard high school parent this morning reacting to the charges against three 16-year-old students all allegedly involved in the april 21st bathroom attack. she had an unknown heart defect and when beaten went into cardiac arrest and later died. they want this teen who repeatedly punched francis tried with -- not homicide. >> the three girls deserved what they got. i believe they deserve longer but we are growing as a family here at howard. >> the attack on joyner francis
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was 20 hours in the planning leading up to the attack when school started for the day. two girls face coconspiracy charged here because according to the affidavit they did not hit the victim but the one that allegedly did faced eight years in prison. there is no answer at the home of the student that faces the charges. >> it's sadden to see these young girls in these types of situation. >> it's tragic for both families. for all the families that has it going on. i feel sorry for everybody. >> reporter: sharrie, one of the girls facing the coconspiracy charges has been released to the custody of her mother and is under house arrest however. she had no previous arrest record i might point out. we continue to withhold the names of all three, they are all
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minors. vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a 14-year-old student says she was sexually assaulted inside of sayer high school inwest philadelphia. a freshman girl says a freshman boy attacked her in a stairwell. >> there is surveillance of the two students in question walking down the hallway and also exiting the building, that is what we provided to philadelphia police and they are using it for their investigation. >> well that boy in question is suspended pending the outcome of the investigation by the special victims unit. meantime the girl is offered support and counselors are on hand forest of the student body. it's primary day for two states. west virginia and nebraska. but neither candidate is
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campaigning in either state. 29 delegates are up forrer grabs for the democrats. bernie sanders is leading the polls, but sanders is campaigning in california and hillary clinton is with voters in kentucky. that is ahead of that state's primary coming up next tuesday. now, for the republicans 70 total gop delegates are on the line in west virginia and nebraska today. trump is off the campaign trail but still inching closer to that nomination. but today's voting is being overshadowed by a new quinnipiac poll released this morning. it shows just how a general election showdown would look in three battleground states and the numbers show closer than expected in florida, ohio and here in pennsylvania. in a projected clinton-trump
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match-up. 43% for clinton and trump 42% and then there is this, democrat bernie sanders showing he may be a slightly better match-up for democrats than clinton at least here in pennsylvania, 47% to trump's 41%. interesting numbers out of this poll today. >> a long way yet to go thank you. if you are planning to travel this summer, be prepared for longer security lines at the airport. the delays are so bad some major airports are considering getting rid of the tsa and going private. we are live in new york with the details on this one. liz? >> reporter: that is right if you thought the security lines are unbearable now experts say they will get uglier. that is why airports are putting the tsa on notice. flying the summer could really test your patience according to
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travel experts, warning the lines already long at airport security checks are only getting longer. >> more people are flying this summer and it's not even peak travel season and it's lines are huge. >> we missed our flight and they say there is nothing they can do. >> airlines angry too. and some of the busiest airports are threatening to replace tsa agents with private contractors. the three critical airports in new york joining atlanta. the port authority righting to the tsa, with angry letters from passengers, and wait times up 82%, new york can no longer tolerate the inadvocacy of wait times of the tsa. >> now they are turning to congress who has not approved the hiring of more officers but
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they hope for more funding for more overtime to keep these lines moving. >> reporter: and right now there are less than two dozen smaller airports using private contractors but according to the tsa, when it comes to wait times we won't notice a huge difference between private and government screeners. brian back to you. >> all right elizabeth thank u you. south jersey officials have released a weapon, 10,000 mosquito eating fish were released across gloucester county today. they are helped to control the mosquito population for decades. >> they will go in and eat the mosquito larva. and it's even more important
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this year with the increase of the zika virus coming this way. >> the zika virus is linked to birth defected born to mothers. matt pellman is standing by in the traffic center with another dreary afternoon. >> and another day of construction on city avenue especially as you try to go northbound by st. joes and again here northbound by the bala inat bala avenue. the crews are taking out the right lane. northbound 23 toward the schuylkill expressway, one lay open and single file stacked up from st. joes up towards 76. stay on route 1, the roosevelt expressway? i don't know i if would. a broken down vehicle at wissahickon but it's extra slow.
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it was a rough morning on 70 in cherry hill, there was a broken down truck on the westbound side of cornell avenue, taking out the center lane, but where it was shut down this morning by haddonfield road everybody is reopen by the wegmans. in hamilton township, watch for a crash on 295 approaching 35, not impacting speeds a whole lot and wilmington a wreck along the augustine cutoff at wedge road but no major delays reported so far. aside from the ongoing construction. we'll check it again coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you. still ahead here at 4:00, president obama announces plans to do something no american president has ever done. and the latest on the fight against gender and bathrooms in america. and a local movie getting international recognition, we'll introduce you to the twin
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sisters behind the film about to be shown at cannes.
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restroom matching the sex on their birth certificate. president obama will be the first president to visit hiroshima. he will visit the site of the bomb attacks later this month. more than 130,000 people died there when the bomb dropped and the second bomb hit days later and ended world war ii. the president will not offer a formal apology. the montgomery county sheriff's office is offering a substantial accomplishment. it's reaccredited the philadelphia police station that means the department is operating within state professional guidelines. they were presented with the third accreditation at a ceremony in norristown. getting your work shown at the cannes film festival is a bucket list honor for some film
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makers, but this week it's happening for two sisters from west philadelphia. living the dream at just 26 years old for a film they made in less than a week. >> it's a time piece, of a mother and son accused of witch craft. >> this is a portrait with a sorted story. ♪ ♪ >> it's the work of two up and coming film makers, eli and lou. yes they are identical twins, not only do they finish each other's sentences. >> we feed off each other, i usually film and she usually edits, we sort of direct off each other. >> they finish each others scripts. >> she wrote like the first 20 pages and fell asleep and i wrote and then handed it back to
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her. >> they co-wrote and directed "my dear arthur". >> the competition requires you to create a film in a week. we had less than seven days, we had one run through. >> this week it heads to the prestigious cannes film festival in france. they run their own film company, eli lou productions and hope this is only the beginning. >> we want to get into the film industry. >> stars on the rise for sure. but there is a little bit of a rub here. so far the bevins twins will not be in cannes. they only raised enough money to raise the lead actress.
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but there is still a chance to get to france to as they say represent philadelphia. these girls are on the up. watch for these names brian and sharrie. >> whether they are there or not. the movie representing philadelphia pretty well. it's time for a check of the accuweather forecast. >> something that is not so cool today. >> cool in a different form. >> yeah cool outside. >> as we look at double scan live radar another day of 50s across the area for high temperatures and some areas are trying to touch around the 60 degree mark and dealing with scattered showers especially soublg of philadelphia as we close into stormtracker 6 live double scan especially delaware county and chester county and along the schuylkill expressway a couple of rain drops hitting the windshield and the conshohocken curve. parts of delaware and chester county and south of the state of
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delaware and southern new jersey, every now and then a pop of yellow with a burst of moderate rainfall. but this is sliding east across dover and sea isle city and cape may. as we look at this beautiful shot this morning, a few photos on my facebook page. this one was from christie, from cooper hospital, you see the early eastern sunshine facing to the west and showers passing through a rainbow over center city itself. a beautiful start to start this tuesday, despite a dreary day. 53 in reading and 54 in lancaster, nobody at 60 degrees at the present time. this just marks another may day, with below average temperatures. we have 9 days this month out of 10 with below normal temperatures, only on sunday are we right at normal at 71
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degrees, we are down 5 degrees or so below normal for the month. if this continues this could be the first month in philadelphia over the last 13 months that temperatures were below average. we have a warm stretch over the last year. as we look at satellite and radar, a front draped over the region and that extends to the ohio valley and great lakes. and that system really not going to move all that much. over the next 24 hours, it's cloudy and damp in spots overnight tonight with a shower or two. especially south, 48 in millville and 40s in the northwestern suburbs. we'll look at future tracker 6, 6:30 tomorrow morning, the clouds are around and scattered showers as we go into the afternoon tomorrow little changes, maybe some brightening the farther east you are from philadelphia. the thicker cloud cover north and west with scattered showers. and thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. we start to thin out the
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clouds and thursday is our best chance of seeing that bad boy right there across much of the area. as we look at the four day at 4:00, a lot of clouds and showers tomorrow but not a washout, warmer at 69 degrees. and it's going to be warm a decent day, but friday rain arrives and even a thunderstorm in the afternoon. it's a pretty wet day at 72 and saturday starts dry with clouds in the afternoon and scattered showers and a thunderstorm on saturday afternoon of 72 degrees. we'll see on the seven day in the next half hour if we can eke out a little more sun than that. >> lets go it. thanks adam. coming up at 4:30, new developments about a terrifying accident inside of a philadelphia museum. and a man on a bicycle is hit by a car and the driver just kept ongoing, more on the early morning hit and run. >> and if you have considered
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police are still looking for it's driver that hit a bicyclist in west philadelphia and kept ongoing. it happened at 2:00 a.m. at 52nd and irving. a 56-year-old man was thrown over the front of his bike and is in critical condition this afternoon. police are checking cameras in the area but have not given us a description of the car involved. the "action news" troubleshooters are on is the case of a contract that seems to never end all while fees are piling up but the contract was signed by a person with a disability. here is nydia han with a preview of tonight's special report. >> the sister of a man well a
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disability is frustrated after she couldn't cancer sell the contract after he moved. >> the first bill said pay $361 and kept going. >> whether are you involved in a dispute with your cable company or security provider, canceling could be difficult if not impossible. troubleshooters tonight on "action news" at 11:00. the graduation for the school of the arts in philadelphia -- the graduates were greeted with lively jazz music and applause as they enterred the merriam theater. they told the newly minted grads that their art will create empathy.
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and today they created a partnership for the next three years, the symphony will hold a mentor ship program for shine land students. up next a big payout for a worker nearly killed on the job at philadelphia's rowdam museum. see the video next. i'm nydia han, you don't have to pay thousands of dollars for the wedding gown of your dreams, i'll show you ways to save coming up in what's the deal? . c narrator: the constitution says the president shall make nominations for the supreme court and the senate votes. no exception for election years why is pat toomey refusing to do the
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job pennsylvania elected him to do? toomey refuses to consider anyone president obama nominates, even a former prosecutor with more experience than any other nominee with bipartisan support. but toomey is choosing his party's leaders and playing politics with the supreme court. call senator toomey and tell him to put the constitution before his politics.
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c. "action news" continues. it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with word that a suspected killer sent a message confessing his crime to the victim's mother. and more than 100 police officers set off on a tribute ride to washington, d.c. and coming up in big talkers, find out why a man's love for pizza ended up saving his life. >> first at 4:30, philadelphia's famed, rodam museum is paying millions to a worker injured on the job. walter perez is live outside of the museum in center city with new video showing exactly what happened here. >> reporter: it happened more than three years ago but the victim after more than a dozen surgeries is scheduled for even
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more surgery at this time but his medical costs are part of the $7.2 million settlement agreed upon earlier this month. the video is as graphic as the injuries suffered by the victim. >> he broke badly both of his legs and hip and both of his arms badly. >> attorney larry is talking about his client, a local efficiency engineer who was nearly killed after falling through the glass attic floor at the rodam museum. those on the main gralry floor were absolutely stunned. shocked to see a man falling 38 feet through the glass ceiling. >> he was in the attic inspected light fixtures when the floor gave way. he survived but seen in this video still deals with physical
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issues and at one point used a service dog to do mundane things like remove his socks. a trial was to get underway when a $7.2 million settlement was decided upon. >> he is doing the very best he can do. he is every day fighting through it. putting his best foot forward and working towards living a normal life. >> reporter: and with that said, his injuries go way beyond broken arms and legs and in fact suffered brain damage as well. they are making sure no one has access to the glass ceiling in the future. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. "action news" is learning new details about a woman found murdered inside of a kensington home. the victim's mom who lives in florida says the suspected
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killer sent her a message before and after the crime. authorities haved juan c camacho. >> that he sent a facebook message asking how to win her daughter back. and then he sent her another haunting message. >> he text me and said i'm sorry i killed your daughter. she is a good woman. always happy and bringing the family together. >> well, rodriguez's four children were actually home when she was killed and they are staying with other family members and he is charged with murder, rape and other charges. police have released a name of a woman founded inside of an
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abandoned home in kensington. they say that paula mccafferty died of stab wounds. they found her body in a vacant house in roseville on saturday. an anonymous threat caused a lockdown at conwell eagan high school. the action cam was on the scene as police searched the property. school administrators say they take threats like this seriously and police did not find anything and cleared the lockdown before 1:00 this afternoon. adam joseph is back now and we see the weather outside we have seen it before. >> like a bad deja vu, an ongoing nightmare. you wake up every morning. >> get it out of our system now and the rest of the summer it's sunny. >> i'll go for that. on stormtracker 6 live double scan not everyone is seeing the scats showered, mainly south of philadelphia, brighter and
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better to the north in the lehigh valley and poconos and around trenton and delaware and southern new jersey some showers passing through. dark skies in philadelphia with a couple of sprinkles passing by and 59 with the northerly wind at 3 miles per hour. adding a damp chill to the air and pressure is 30.24 inches. atlantic city mimicking this and rain drops on the lens there on the water sky edge. the temperature 53 and the dew point 36 and the east northeasterly wind off the ocean of 53 degrees. we'll talk about another day like tomorrow. and we brighten it up thursday and right when we get the sunshine back it moves right back in. we'll talk about the timing coming up in the seven day. >> all right adam thanks. contamination is reported in a montgomery county waterway and chemicals were discharged in
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glen side. cheltenham township says the chemicals are related to work being done at the glen side swimming pool and the matter remains under investigation works to clean up the creek. >> it took eight hours, but route 70 in cherry hill is reopen now. a crash brought down power lines and crews had to close the road in both directions to make immediate repairs. crews in montgomery county are trying to make a permanent fix that is causing problems along a busy stretch of road. anchor, rick williams is live now with more on this story. >> thank you, we are talking about route 52 valley forge park, part of which is slated to be closed throughout the summer, this after multiple sewer main breaks that have flooded out
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roads. coming up what they are using to replace aging concrete pipes. and coming up a ground breaking after school music program coming to philadelphia. and coming up tonight "action news" will take you behind the scenes of the so-called 21st century curriculum. a neat story there. until then, brian back to you. >> see new a bit. more than 100 police officers are on a mission to honor those that have gone before them. -- bag pipes played at the unity tour left newcastle county headquarter, the cyclists are riding to washington, d.c. and it's local officers but also michigan, and wisconsin. to bring awareness of those that died in the line of duty. >> we remember them and let their families know we remember them. the unity tour raises money for
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the national law enforcement museum. philadelphia war veterans dined with city leaders today at city hall. the men and women stood for the star spangled banner. followed by remarks by mayor jim kenney and then treated to a lunch as a reward for their heroic service. and hear from the victims that survived the storms in the heartland and get a look at the extensive damage next. and we'll explain why megan trainer was so angry she unpublished her new music video. and adam joseph is back with the full accuweather forecast. when we might see sunshine.
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dear fellow citizen, time spent with my son really makes me appreciate "the now". but i also have to plan for my family's future. and that means taking on debt. in a smart way. like my mortgage - it's working for me. and if he needs a college loan down the road, that'll be worth it too. it's all about having a strategy, that fits your life. so, if you have a question about how to make debt work for you, ask me. sincerely, brandon heaven fellow dad and fellow citizen. we are getting a new look at the damage left behind by a
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deadly tornado in oklahoma. take a look at this. it's incredible the twister was on the ground for 10 miles tearing through homes in garvin county. oklahoma was the hardest hit but 21 tornadoes were reported last night and at least two people were killed. but some say the tragedy could be much worse. >> it picked me up and threw me against the tree and i just held on. >> i walked out and i had seen everything and i went into shock a little bit. the same two storm systems are moving east bringing the threat of severe weather to tennessee, ohio and texas. >> unbelievable video. one of the baltimore police officers charged in the death of freddie gray has chosen to stand trial in front of a judge instead of a jury. gray died after being arrested and injured in a police van,
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nero's trial is expected to start on thursday. after a decade of freedom this man is back behind bars, police say that robert stackwitz was recaptured in connecticut after escaped in 2013. he was suppose to serve 17 years by robbery by force. big talkers now and pizza to the rescue. an oregon man, known around town for his dominoes fan. kirk alexander is a well known regular customer at the dominoes over the weekend employees say they started to worry. >> a few drivers said we have not seen his order come across the screen in a while and i looked to see when it had been since he ordered and it was 11
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days. they tried calling alexander a few times and then called 911. when officers arrived they could hear him crying for help and is now in a hospital being treated for problems that could have ended his life. in this case and a caring pizza crew, the guy in the purple hat there were his life savers. breaking news. bye bye budweiser the suds will be known as america this summer. that is a look at the new logo and the patriotic push budweiser or america as we call it, will hit shelves before memorial day and stick around for the olympics and the november election. side note here there is no trademark on america, so it was up for grabs for them. and finally, megan trainer, she is all about the bass.
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we know this. she is a champion for real girls with real bodies. and when she found out she was photo shopped for her latest video, first she cried and then she fixed it and put the bass back in. here is a side by side of the girl in the video, see how they sluhrunk her waist down. she pulled it from the internet. and spoke about it on snap chat. >> i did not approve that video and it went out to the world and i'm embarrassed. >> but she fixed it and we are showing you the real untouched version of "me too" with the full megan trainer there. she is just so sick of unrealistic images, she is over
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it and taking a stand. and for a mom of a little girl growing up in this world, you tell them megan trainer. it's good to be you. >> she has the bomb weight. >> take it she says. >> lets get a check of the roads. matt pellman is in the traffic center. >> we are going slowly because of problems, like the police unit tour that came across the unit bridge in chester. it did -- but there is a bit of a backlog spilling in to chester county. just the normal afternoon clogging going on but keep in mind the vine will close each night this week for the overnight construction. on the big picture, there is construction now on city avenue especially impacting us northbound by st. joes and
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slowing us down. in ardmore look for a crash at rittenhouse place, and work along the walnut creek bridge and the adams bridge over the tacony creek. there is a crash on the boulevard this afternoon headed northbound on woodward street and one along cheltenham avenue and watch for a crash along swamp road at pheasant road. we'll check it again in the next half hour. next, adam joseph has the exclusive accuweather forecast. next.
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if you are searching for a silver lining -- >> it's not my fault. >> -- we are not blaming you. >> every morning i wake up and say really again. everywhere i go it's all i hear from people. it will change one of these days. if i had that power i'd be a millionaire. at least. as we take a look right fow, stormtracker 6 live double scan yes more green on the radar especially south of philadelphia, at least the good thing here we are not dealing with a solid area of rain passing through its just kind of spinning from time to time especially south of philadelphia through the state of delaware and southern new jersey and millville and smyrna and middletown dealing with wet roadways here and making it as far north as camden, new jersey, and they continue to drift through the region during the equal hours, another day with temperatures in the 50s across much of the area, this is nine
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days now this month out of 10 where highs have been below normal in the afternoon. 53 allentown and 54 in lancaster, and 56 in cape may, the northeasterly wind getting us into trouble with the cloud cover yet again. as we look at satellite and radar, we have the frontal boundary drapes over our region and high pressure is in canada and supplying sun in northern new england with temperatures touching 70 degrees, it goes back to low pressure in chicago and the ohio valley where they are dealing with some severe weather pushing through and this particular area of clouds and showers really not going to budge or move as we go into the middle of the week. tonight cloudy and damp in spots and a shower or two. 40s in most of the suburbs, 52 for sent steer but hey if you look at the temperatures for tomorrow. not too bad. upper 60s for philadelphia lower 70s to the north where there will be brightening to the sky
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and philadelphia points to the south, very cloudy tomorrow with scattered showers around and that holds temperatures in the upper 50s at the shore 65 degrees in millville, and if we play our cards just right, high pressure is over southern new england and that could give us a slice of nice here if it wedges in dry air as it tries to push the front to the south and west. with the brief period of dry, sunnier, warmer weather, before the system pushes back in at the end of the week into the upcoming weekend, the exclusive accuweather forecast a few scattered showers and a lot of showers tomorrow and brightening to the sky north of philadelphia and 69, and everyone should see decent sunshine on thursday and then rain arrives again on friday, this is future tracker at 11:00 a.m., turning heavy at times in the afternoon with a
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thunderstorm around and then another front comes in on saturday afternoon, a lot of clouds saturday morning giving way to a shower or thunderstorm and a downpour in the afternoon, 72 degrees, as of right now, sunday we'll salvage much cooler and highs only in the low 60s, sunshine and staying there on monday and showers increase on tuesday of 66 degrees, it turns much cooler the second half of the weekend but that is the best opportunity of getting two back to back days of sun. >> it's not all that bad. >> thanks adam. what's the deal? is next on "action news," we'll help you save money on your wedding dress. and a jam packed lineup here on 6 abc, fresh off the boat at 8:00 and a special preview of battle bots is on at 10:00.
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on average brides spend $1200 on their wedding dress they wear one day of their lives. but consumer reports says you can get what you want for a lot less than you think. >> many women dream of their wedding dress before they think about the price tag attached to it. the good news is you can probably get the gown of your dreams at the price of your dreams, here is how. choosing a wedding dress can be exciting but as jackie found the gown you want and price does not match up. >> the gown i wanted was $4,000 and i was not spending $4,000. >> consumer reports asked if they could sell the difference between dresses that ranged from $500 to $10,000. >> most people were able to pick out the least expensive gown but
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it was harder to price the others, 85% thought an $11,000 gown cost $3200 or more. >> many features may not be obvious on the outside like hand finishing, and french seams. >> textile experts say that even the most expensive dress would last for a day of fun. how do you get a dream dress without spending a fortune. buying a used dress is how it can be done. >> i went on the website and bought it from a woman that wore it for four hours, we did an exchange and i had a new wedding dress for a fraction of the cost. >> you'll find amazing prices, brides can rent out their dresses on sites like borrowing
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magnolia. and consumer reports recommends a local good well and secondhand shop. and ebay. we put links to these on finally at 4:00, a buck county man celebrated his 96th birthday today by working out. >> happy birthday to you ♪ [ applause ] >> happy birthday there was a party for bill at his requirement community in doylestown and he was presented with an honorary membership to the bike club. he is an avid biker riding at least nine miles a day. >> i like that rear view mirror, he is ready to go. that does it for "action news" at 4:00. i'm brian taff, hope you'll join me along with sharrie and adam joseph for a full hour of
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"action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. now, here are rick williams and monica malpass with a look ahead at 9:00. >> hi there, coming up next on "action news" at 5:00, a west philadelphia high school has become a focus of a sexual assault investigation, leaving students there stunned and scared. and learning more about the bathroom fight, that left the delaware teenager dead. and the showdown with the tsa and major airports around the country over the security wait times that seem to be getting longer and longer. we'll have the storeys next at 5:00.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. it's crazy man. i don't expect anything like that. >> students in west philadelphia say they are shocked and stunned ovalgations of sexual assault right in their own school. tuesday night and the big story on "action news" is the investigation underway at sayer high school. >> police are paying close attention to video showing before and after the alleged incident.
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sara bloomquist is live outside of the special victims unit with the details. >> reporter: detectives here are reviewing the surveillance video from inside and outside of the high school. they are interviewing the freshman boy and girl involved. they have not made a determination if criminal charges should be filed. >> students here at sayer high were stunned to hear of allegations of sexual assault inside of their own school. school officials say that a 14-year-old freshman girl reported being sexually assaulted in a stairwell shortly before dismissal. >> i am scared to go to school. i'm scared. >> the alleged attacker is a freshman boy, suspended pending the outcome of the investigation. police say there are surveillance cameras inside and outside of the school. but none captured what happened in the stairwell. only what happened before and after. >> there


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