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promise of the mayor was to expand pre-k. he didn't want to expand an existing tax so created a new tax. it's on a wide range of sweeping beverages. the mayor is happy because of what it will fund. but proponents say no, it will cost jobs. >> this changes the narrative of poverty in our city. and this is the first step in finding the resources and revenue we need to get our kids pre-k education to institute our community school model and get our parks, recs and libraries where they need to be. >> absolutely increased sales, pick up jobs. when sales go down jobs are lost. with the increased price the jobs are going to be lost. >> though a penny and a half per ounce doesn't seem much but
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those against the tax say it will cost jobs. about half the money raise already go to funding pre-k programs and to public schools and parks and libraries and the remaining to the general fund and outside of the council today those for and against are trying to win the hearts and mind. some pre-ker's giving a science less lesson. >> we knew we had kids coming in and we thought we would get them excited because it's an exciting day for the city. so we thought what can we do? we can't do fireworks but thanks to youtube we know thementos and soda works.
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>> all right, a 24 pack of this type of soda, $5.99 it will be $10.31. >> if that wholesale tax is passed through the customer. the mayor will sign the measure on monday and it will be widely watched as this is the first u.s. major u.s. city to do this sort of thing. it's expected to kick in next january but everybody expects the anti-tax coalition to go to court to stop this and it could possibly delay it. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, time for a check of the accuweather forecast. dreary and rainy out there. cecily tynan is in for adam joseph live at the big board. >> reporter: right now live-showing that we are getting a break in the action, nothing more than a few light drizzle
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patches here and there, and a wider view showing that they are rocking with severe weather out to the west and south, there is a powerful low near detroit, this is dropping down towards virginia and the carolinas and i want to zoom in on this one line moving into pittsburgh right now and this is sparking severe thunderstorm warnings. even some tornado warnings in advance of that system. than low pressure is diving to the south overnight some of that rain and thunderstorms may clip parts of our southern area but it's running into cool air. currently philadelphia only 70 degrees, quite a difference to the south. charleston and roanoke 90s and richmond, virginia, 87 degrees. that is fueling the storms to the south and west. mostly cloudy tonight and a few scattered showers. the severe weather should stay to the south over d.c. and virginia, some thunderstorms brushing parts of delaware and
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extreme southern new jersey overnight. once that low pressure moves out high pressure builds in i'll let you know what that means coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you. >> president obama and vice president biden are in florida to pay tribute to the victims of the pulse nightclub massacre. meanwhile the investigation is shifting to the shooter's wife. marcy gonzales has the latest. >> reporter: good afternoon the president and vice president only spending a few hours here but in that time meeting with first responders to thank them and visiting the memorial behind me here to pay their respects. >> president obama visiting orlando -- meeting with heart broken families of the 49 people killed inside of pulse nightclub. the first funerals are held and
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haunting images emerge. >> this video taken inside of a bathroom as dozens of people huddled, hiding installs for hours. >> the killer omar mateen seen here in the documentary the big fix -- bought the weapons used in the attack legally but the owner of a different florida gunshot shop said two weeks earlier he refused to selma teen body armor and bulk ammunition because he looked suspicious. >> they are investigating mateen's wife to see if she knew about his plan. marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. here in philadelphia police are sorting out the details of a chase and crash and shooting in bucks county today. this is the scene where the wild chain of events came to an end
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on bridge street in morrisville in the middle of town. part of the chaos was captured by a surveillance camera, you can see a jeep slam into a building earlier this morning. the jeep was being followed by a silver honda, the same honda he just tried to break into at an apartment complex a mile away. the owner caught him in the act followed him and then shot him in the arm after the crash. all of this was so loud it shook people awake in their upstairs apartment. wow this happened quick. >> i thought we were dreaming but it hit so hard the impact it rocked the whole building. >> the alleged thief was taken to the hospital for surgery and he is expected to survive. as for the shooter, he was immediately taken into custody and police say both men could be facing charges. nora muchanic will have a live update at 5:00.
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a web to weave there quite a story. >> looking forward to that report. thank you. it's time for a first check of the afternoon commute. >> lets go to matt pellman. >> i can rewind my reports from each day this week. we are once again talking about the admiral wilson boulevard on this thursday afternoon because it's jimmed packed once again through the ben franklin bridge through the old airport circle because the construction continues, it's out here all week and continues eastbound on 38 and past 130 and we hear that that work on 38 could last until next friday. that is very unwelcome news and that means it could linger into next week. this afternoon as you get off ben franklin bridge, get on 676. downs wires shutting down brace
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road. and a crash happened on the schuylkill underneath 30th street station approaching south street as you can see. fire crews are on the scene blocking the right lane east of the boulevard, it's jammed packed on the schuylkill now. same is true on the vine off the schuylkill, the vine closes tonight again at 11:00 for construction. on the boulevard northbound past the schuylkill there was a crash and that is gone and delays of course linger and will all afternoon. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this thursday almost friday. morristown reports of a crash on 38 westbound. it looks like it is there because just 5 miles per hour approaching the scene. that is never a good time. we'll check it again in the next half hour. still ahead here this afternoon details on a disturbing attack overseas, why police think a british politician was targeted. and the latest on the
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alligator attack in florida. a family lost their 2-year-old and the debate rages if the tragedy could be prevented. and a teen jumped in action to save a life and almost two years later the teenager is graduating from the police academy. his incredible story is coming up next. and melissa magee is down at the shore for us, today on the boardwalk in ocean city sampling delightful -- oh that is some kind of pancakes or crepes? >> monica, and brian we picked the perfect day to be inside because mother nature is not behaving down the shore for us. we decided to bring the fun inside at opa's! we are talking about crepes you can create. and we'll have the forecast for the weekend coming up when "action news" comes rights back.
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officials at disney were considering new signs warning visitors about alligators and disney world beaches remain closed after an alligator killed a 2-year-old boy. drivers recovered lane graves. he was wading in the lagoon and the gator dragged him into the water and drowned him. there is a no swimming sign. >> there was no sign that said anything about alligators, is that likely to change. >> we are still researching that, but the signs we have seen are no swimming. >> disney is the parents company of 6 abc is cooperating with investigators. >> a british lawmaker died after she was attacked in a town she represents. 41-year-old joe cox was a labor party legislator, a man with a gun and knife killed her outside of a library after her regular
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meeting with constituents. they have arrested the suspect but not given a motive. after a fierce battle if the country should leave the european union. groups on both sides have suspended their campaigning for now. searchers say they have found the voice recorder for the egypt flight that crashed into the mediterranean. it was in 13,000 feet of water, they managed to safely remove the data any way. the plane crashed last month killing all 66 people on board. they hope the data can help figure out what brought the plane down. today marks a proud day, joe chambers was the 17-year-old volunteer firefighter who rescued a police officer from his burning vehicle two years ago. tonight he becomes a member of the force. the story starts in november of
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2014, a philadelphia police officer was trapped in his burning vehicle following an accident. >> the front of the car was on fire when i pulled him through the window. >> joe chambers was in the right place at the right time. >> my friended call me hero joe. >> they worked together to rescue mark kimsy from his burning police car. >> knew what i wanted to do with my life. >> joe will graduate from the delaware county police academy, he wanted to be a police officer since he was 6 years old. but the night he saved officer kimsy was the night that sealed his fate. >> when i visited him in the hospital i knew we would be kind of close. because of the way he is. he is a great guy, full of life, like my third brother. >> officer kinsy became a friend and mentor and shows him how positive to could be to serve and protect. >> the stories he told me got in
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excited and got me going. >> joe's proud mom showed off his wall of fame where all of his commendations are on display. his graduation tonight is even more emotional because that rescue happened just months after joe's father died. >> his father would be so proud of him right now, graduating and looking down on him and keeping him safe. >> so proud of him. after tonight's graduation joe will be applying for jobs, his ultimate goal is to be a philadelphia officer and one day mark's partner. they changed the minimum age to 22 so that will have to wait. and tonight graduation. >> great kid. thanks alicia. time now for a check of the accuweather forecast. let take it over to cecily tynan in for adam. >> hi brian and monica, we had lots of clouds upstairs, looking live at the commodore barry
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bridge and showing shades of gray, that being said though, there is not much rain underneath those clouds, double scan live radar showing a sprinkle near toms river, a sprinkle near reading, except for that we are cleared out and the concentration of the wet weather the first half of the day as expected. it's cloudy and damp and definitely cool for june. right now philadelphia 69 degrees and allentown and wilmington 70 and trenton 71 and millville 68 and cape may 67 degrees, the reason temperatures are so cool, the wind direction, the wind is out of the east. that is off the ocean that is what is pulling in the cooler air and the moisture, mainly in the form of clouds right now. satellite 6 along with action radar showing we did have a lot of shower activity earlier today. that has moved off the coast and if you look to the west you see the box, that is a severe thunderstorm watch, we have severe thunderstorm warning and even tornado warnings in parts of northern virginia, from that
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low pressure spinning near detroit, that will dive down to the south as we head through tonight. tonight mostly cloudy and scattered showers and we could get clipped with a thunderstorm in the wee hours of the morning in parts of extreme southern new jersey and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. allentown 58 and cape may 63 and wilmington 61 degrees. you can see the bowing out of the echos to the south and west and by 9:30 i would not be surprised to get wind damage by d.c. overnight. this system slides to the south clipping southern delaware and southern new jersey and by 11:00 those clouded push down to the south and we have a nice kickoff to father's day weekend. you'll start with clouds at the shore and clouds by mid-day, philadelphia is looking nice, mostly sunny skies and 83 degrees and the poconos dealing with sunshine tomorrow. the four day at 4:00, tomorrow
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we'll wake up with some clouded but as we head through the day, the skies begin to bright and a high of 80 degrees as high pressure push nasdaq and that high pressure is sticking around through father's day weekend. and it's going to be glorious and saturday plenty of sunshine and 83 degrees and low humidity, we turn the heat up a notch on sunday for dad and 85 degrees, the humidity will be low and monday when summer officially arrives in the evening, it will feel like summer, a little bit on the warm side with a high of 88 degrees, this weekend will go down as one of the best weekends this summer. take dad out for a barbecue or to a pool. >> fan him in the heat and feed him graped and all of that. >> he deserves it. >> thank you cecily. up next more trouble for atlantic city, what casino workers are doing today and what it could mean for the rest of the summer.
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>> philadelphia is getting a brand new museum and today we found out when it opens. and a restaurant says it's kind of like winning the lottery only not. why a $1,000 tip was not all it was cracked up to be. coming up in big talkers. served the military for over 75 years! roger that. captain's waiting to give you a tour of the wisconsin now. could've parked a little bit closer... it's gonna be dark by the time i get there. geico®. proudly serving the military for over 75 years.
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camden wasn't an easy place to grow up. but teachers like mr. elliot saw something in me. made a connection with me. now i'm a teacher myself, right here in camden. i'm just passing it along to my own students and making those same connections my teachers made with me. now that's some beautiful music. i'm jamal dickerson, and i'm proud to be a new jersey educator.
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we are back with breaking news out of perkasie buck county. chopper 6 hd live own the scene at 113 and telegraph road. the scene of a serious accident today. it happened at about 3:45, the dump truck colliding with that convertible there. we are told that one person was seriously hurt. a medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene to take that injured person away. the intersection is temporarily closed in front of the hickory stick ice-cream store in perkasie, one person is seriously hurt because of this crash in perkasie, bucks county.
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we continue to wait for a verdict in the corruption trial of chaka fattah. jurors spent a full day deliberating but we learned about a potential issue with the case. >> reporter: judge harvey bartle just abruptly adjourned court for the day. there appears to be a problem in the jury room. this was the first full day of tlib rations, the exact nature of that problem hads not been officially disclosed yet but the prosecutor's team and defense team was in the judge's chambers for most of the afternoon. fattah and his four co-defendants are charged with racketeering and conspiracy including money laundering and fraud. if convicted the 11 term congressman could be looking at a long prison term. prosecutors say he stole from taxpayers and charities to pay
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off personal and political debts. fattah doe nies the charges saying that the justice department has long been on a witch hunt against his family. the case hedges on two cooperating witnesses, two former fattah operatives that plead guilty in the hopes of getting lenient sentences, among those waiting for a sentence is herb vetterman. paying him in exchange for lobbying the obama white house to get him anambassadorship. no word from judge bartle why he adjourned court so quickly. the lawyers all left without comment, the word for the jury
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problem is not officially announced here, one juror was dismissed earlier this week for an undisclosed reason. and judge bartle kept a couple of jurors here in case they are needed. workers in atlantic city's main casino union are taking a strike authorizization vote. they are demanding raises and better benefits since they said that casino profits go up. we expect to have the results of that vote later tonight. >> we are getting our first look at the museum of the american revolution, the building in old city is under construction but they announce it will open on april 19th next year exactly 242 years to the day that the first shot was fired in the revolutionary war and the museum
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explores the revolution using artifacts and manuscripts but that is not all. >> it's not just a museum of artifacts, it represents the principals in which this nation was founded. >> the museum got a challenge grant. we are pleased to tell you that our art of aging series received a special honor, they presented nicky hawkins with the bright star of aging award. our weekly series runs every thursday at noon and raises money for the corporation's emergency fund. >> very proud of her. >> still ahead dozens of cats rescued from filthy conditions in philadelphia. we are live as the owners explain what was going on.
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"action news" continues. hello again, we begin with the new bill for improving safety in philadelphia. and more on a stolen car used to transport a little boy to his doctors appointment. and it was a tip of the lifetime for a colorado waitress until the customer got cold
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feet. the action cam was there as they brought cats to cleaner conditions. sara bloomquist is live with the story. >> reporter: good afternoon. this is just a sad situation, you see this white row home behind me, three senior women live here in three separate apartments. the spca issued a search warrant and found 60 cats in deplorable conditions. >> the whole family of cats. >> charlotte was brought to tears as she brought about the cats that spca seized from her first floor apartment in frankford this afternoon. >> how many did you have? >> maybe 18. >> acting on a tip to the animal cruelty hot line, the spca issued a search warrant at her apartment. they took most of them away, cats and kittens but not all of
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them because some were still hiding in the walls. >> feces and bugs throughout. ruth lives on the third floor had close to 20 cats that they took off the street and tried to care for. >> to me it's god's work, it's like taking care of abused children, we are so take care of them. and i have been doing it for years. >> linda who lives on the second floor has 18 cats her apartment is tidy so she is allowed to keep them at least for now. >> the women say they tried to do the right thing and the catted kept breeding and the situation got out of control. >> maybe this is a good thing. >> it hurts my heart. i raised them since they were born you know. >> lni has also been out to take
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a look at the property because it's in such bad disrepair. the spca advised pet owners to spay and neuter, the women say they know that but couldn't afford to get it done. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. detectives are busy today trying to figure out what led up to a man's death in philadelphia's park side section, the victim was found with injuries to his head and elbows and the wrench was found on the ground near his body. someone called 911 after seeing his body at 49th at 2:00 this morning. police have not identified the 35-year-old and no arrests have been made. city council passed a bill focused on fire escape safety. they will all have to be professionally inspected every five years, the first has to happen by next july. the bill was brought forward
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after the fire escape on his apartment building collapsed. two of his friends were seriously injured. mayor kenney is expected to sign the bill. the coast guard came to the rescue after a man suffered a medical emergency off the coast of atlantic city. they had to use a rigging system to lower the stretcher down to the boat. the 57-year-old man was experiencing stomach pains and needed to be hospitalized. the man was flown to the hospital for further treatment. the conrad school will no longer be known as the red skins, they voted 4-2 to stop using the nickname and the native american symbols. no word on what the nickname will be or how it will be chosen. and the may fair family is desperately trying to find the
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stolen vehicle. though recovered the dodge durance oh that was used to take jonathan to his cerebral palsy appointments. when someone stole the you've they were devastated. they found it on lighter street this morning with several items missing from inside. they are still looking for the person that stole it but right now they are glad to have the suv back. >> it is thursday afternoon and it's time once again to go down to the shore. >> melissa magee is checking out the ocean city boardwalk and trying your hand at making crepes. what goes inside? chocolate? >> reporter: hi, this is my happy eating dance, this is going to be so good. we are inside of opa's, they are on the bores in ocean city, they are known for their crepes and their gyros. gus is the owner and there say
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debate about the pronunciation of gyro. when i studied overseas it was gyro. >> it's like potato potato. >> you can make your own creation, we have layers and layers of goodness, if you are south of ocean city in cape may they are serving up sky high adventures. take a look. >> this is an aerial adventure course. >> tree to tree is putting a finishing touches along the cape may county zoo and course. >> it's a huge obstacle course in the trees and a variety of elements such as zip lines and tarzan swings and swinging bridges. there are four adult courses and
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two children courses, each one offering its own challenges. the idea for aerial adventure parks originated overseas. >> this concept originated in france, actually in europe. there is over 400 parks in europe right now. >> tree to tree adventure park is opening over the next couple of weeks, packages run from 30 there's to 55 there's. >> if that is extreme for you, there is plenty for you to do at the zoo. >> we have 200 acres hire and there is something that appeals to everybody. we have a beautiful zoo that has over 250 spcays in it, we have a huge park. >> the zoo is open year round and they host a variety of events, we have an event called boo at the zoo and santa at the zoo and earth day at the park and zoo. >> but the best is that admission and parking are free.
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all right guys back here live at opa's, we have quite is the spread. gus what kind of spread is this? >> coffee and custard and whipped cream. that is grape and grilled chicken with roasted peppers and spinach. >> how many calories on this one? >> i don't know. not many. >> i have to dig into this one, strawberry and banana. is this rude of me to do eat on camera? i apologize in advance, i'm taking a none friendly television bite. mm. >> she is doing the happy dance. >> oh and a kick, that is twice as good as normal. don't ask about the calories.
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>> she is the best having a good time. still ahead on "action news," the eagles newest quarterback can escape tackles on the field but had to call in reinforcements after being stuck at a new jersey gas station of all things. >> and the video of a toddler is going viral, the reason for his adorable dance in big talkers. >> how cute. >> more when "action news" at 4:00 continues next.
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democrats are calling for gun control in the wake of the mass shooting at that orlando nightclub. chris murphy led a nearly 15 hour long filibuster. trying to force the vote on two different measures.
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one would expand background checks and the other would ban gun sales for suspected terrorists. but mitch mcconnell wants them to back a different resolution. it would delay sales for people on the terror watch list. >> here with the big talkers now, lets face it. getting stuck inside of a gas station bathroom, scary. and not so fragrant i'm sure and surely not the highlight of carson went z day imagine the surprise of the attendants who had to come and rescue the eagle stuck inside. he wrote just got stuck in a bathroom at a new jersey gas station. thanks for the attendants and the guy with the leg kick. wentz didn't say which gas station or where, but this is
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retweeted joking around blaming maybe the new york giants or eagles quarterback sam bradford, as potential the one that jammed the bathroom door. >> now to a crazy story out of colorado that started as a whoa and ended as an "oh man" the guy leaves a $1,000 cash tip on a $40 check on a thai restaurant. what is the whoa. imagine the excitement and disbelief. they guy is an angel he must be a millionaire. the guy shows up the next day asking for the tip money back saying he was drunk and it was all a big mistake. >> someone tells you won the lottery and it's not. >> it wasn't. the restaurant gave him his money back and by the way he did leave a tip. $50 a still a good one on a $40 check. but definitely not $1,000.
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yeah right. finally the story that reminds us this is what it's all about. this is little kayden. they posted the most beautiful video, his baby who is diagnosed with progressive hearing loss gets his hearing aids turned on for the first time today. >> hi, can you hear me? >> how about the hugs and the little dance. >> his mom writes he is so happy and excited to finally be able to hear his own voice and mine, hashtag god is good. kayden is a possible candidate for cochlear implants but for
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now he can hear. this has been shared and viewed countless times. we have such a hard week in news, these are the stories that bring smiles to our faces. >> love it. the immediate celebration. we are smiling. lets get a check of the roads right now. >> matt pellman shows us a reason to smile in traffic. >> reporter: you won't be smiling for long. as we look at the schuylkill expressway it's double trouble this friday afternoon and we are dealing with westbound problems, police activity on south street, police taking out the right lane, nice work out there. they are attending to the situation on the westbound shoulder on south street, traffic is at a crawl coming away from passyunk from this point at south, i say double trouble because there was
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already an accident on the eastbound side under 30th street station, that has been pushed off to the side but the damage is done, you are looking at single digit speed as approaching south street. a fire situation at 4th and 3rd. and the third thursday in may fair so ryan avenue is closed for the remainder of the evening. slow going on the northeast extension, because an accident taking out one of the lanes and the nasty crash in perkasie by the hickory stick. and admiral wilson boulevard still jammed solid, we'll talk about that coming up in the 5:00 hour. >> thank you matt. meantime if you want more "action news" we are taking a break and we'll be right back.
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the president and vice president flew to orlando, florida, to show their record to those that lost family members in the pulse nightclub. here is what the president had to say -- >> partners whose last moments were spent shielding each other and the mother that gave her life to save her son. the former marine whose quick thinking saved dozens of lived. joe and i had a chance to thank mayor dyer and sheriff demmings and all of who responded in heroic ways and the outstanding police and first responders who were able to through their professionalism and quick response, rescue so many people.
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we also owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to all the doctors and nurses who have worked day and night to treat the injured. save lives and prevent even more anguish. as one of the doctors here said, after the worst of humanity rears it's ugly head the best of humanity came roaring back. let me get that quote more precisely. after the worst of humanity reared its evil head the worst of humanity came roaring back. if we are honest with ourselves, if in fact we want to show the best of our humanity then we all have to work together at every level of government, across
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political lines, to do more to stop killer who's want to terror ize us. >> president obama standing by vice president biden, tom console the families of victims who died and second to launch the continued effort of this white house to engage some gun control legislation, the president is talking about that right now. r. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® works differently than pills. and comes in a pen. victoza® is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once a day, any time. victoza® is not for weight loss, but it may help you lose some weight. victoza® works with your body to lower blood sugar in 3 ways: in the stomach, the liver, and the pancreas.
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thunderstorms, and it's definitely on the cool side with winds off the ocean. temperatures only in the upper 60s and low 70s. 69 in philadelphia right now and 70 in allentown un71 in trenton and cape may 67 and wilmington 69 and the ocean temperature 65 degrees. one low pressure has moved off the coast, and that is why we are in a clearing zone with a lot of clouds and no rain right now, if you look to the west they are getting severe weather confirmed tornado in the eastern panhandle of west virginia northwest of d.c. and there is a severe line of thunderstorms that will be diving down to the south and we'll miss out on the severe weather but parts of delaware and extreme south jersey could get a thunderstorm in the overnight hours, otherwise mostly cloudy and 58 degrees in the suburbs and 64 in center city. as we get into the weekend this is what we want to see. broad high pressure is building in and that means skies are clearing tomorrow and highs near
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80 and through the weekend we are looking at loads of sunshine and low humidity and temperatures warming up into the mid-80s for father's day weekend, it is going to be beautiful. it's cloudy and cool down the shore but meteorologist, melissa magee, is in ocean city on the boardwalk, making a lot of friends and you have a good forecast melissa. >> it does improve. that is the good news, as we head into the weekend, so on friday, we are clearing out with clouds to sunshine and the high temperature tomorrow of 72 degrees, saturday high pressure builds in and stays with us, it's sunny and beautiful by then, a high temperature of 73 and sunday for all the dads on father's day it's sunny and nice with a high of 74. the clouds will not keep us away in ocean city. you guys having a good time? >> yes! >> it is always fun down at the shore. cecily i'll send it back inside to you. >> bring me back some crepes when you come back.
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i want the nutella crepe. >> you got it. >> i put my order in. it looked really good. if you head to the poconos it's looking beautiful and mostly sunny and high of 73 degrees, saturday 75 degrees and sunny and sunday warming up to 79, a gorgeous weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we wake up with clouded in the morning and perhaps a lingering shower across delaware and south jersey, but by the afternoon the return of sunshine and we warm back up to 80 degrees, saturday is gorgeous and 83 degrees and low humidity and we move up a tad for father's day and 85 degrees, still low humidity and loads of sunshine, on sun the summer solstice is warming up and on tuesday it gets hot and humid, ahead of a cold front 92.
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the front brings us a round of thunderstorms and tuesday evening, behind it we have a breath of fresh air on wednesday, less humid and cooler and 85 degrees, thursday plenty of sunshine and a nice day with a high of 83. all in all we have a nice looking seven-day forecast. and most importantly a beautiful father's day weekend. >> sounds good, that will do it for "action news" at 4:00, for monica malpass, sharrie williams, cecily tynan, adam joseph and the entire "action news" team i'm brian taff. and coming up next at 5:00 rick williams i'll see you in a moment. >> thank you, hello everyone. coming up next on "action news" at 5:00, police are investigating a wild and chaotic scene in bucked county. how a confrontation escalated into a car chase and crash and shooting, and a vote by the philadelphia city council. what is next for the soda tax.
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now it's passed by lawmaker. and president obama and vice president biden are in orlando to pay respects to the victims of the pulse nightclub shooting.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. thought we were dreaming but it hit so hard it actually rocked the building. it started with a suspected burglary, a car crash and a shooting. the police are still trying to sort it out in norrisville. >> it started at the woodland manor apartments. nora muchanic is live with more on the investigation. >> reporter: we are in norrisville. shots rang out after they thought someone was trying to break into his car and took the law into his own hands.
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>> this surveillance video shows the dramatic ends of a mile long chase where a local man went after a suspect that he found burglarizing his car. >> he observed a male breaking into his car and runs out of hi apartment and chases the male who also jumps into another car. >> it ended at bridge street. can you see the thief's suv careened around the corner and smashed into the front of a beauty shop and then jumped out of his car as did the resident chasing him who fired two shots and hitting the would be thief shattering his elbow. >> we heard a loud bang followed by gunshoted after that. >> the thief was taken to the regional medical center in trenton and he underwent surgery to repair his elbow. you c

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