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us, it is sunday, july 31. nydia han is off today i'm gray hall. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," heavy rain brings flash floods and down trees to the area
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overnight. we may not be done just yet. plus the investigation begins into the nation's worst single hot air ploon crash. eagles -- balloon crash, and eagles nation turns out to get a first look at the birds. we're live. but first let's go outside to chris sowers with the forecast, we could have pop-up thunderstorms today. >> reporter: it's oppressively humid if you have not been outside, you know how muggy it's been over the last couple of days. the humidity is not going anywhere time soon. it will last tonight and tomorrow and we'll keep the showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for the next day 48 hours. down scan live we set it in motion, we're not seeing much in and around the philadelphia area. as you look toward the top of your screen you can see a cell out of hurt -- hunterdon county you're under a flash flood
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warning until 3:15 p.m., doppler radar showing 5 inches of have fallen up in rariton and east ward. these recorded totals. phlegm -- flemming ton, 2 inches of rain. all that has fallen in 3 or four hours time span. that's a lot of rain in short period of time. temperatures in the mid 80s. you factor in the humidity, feels like the 90s. look at dover, feels like 101 in dover. incredible amounts of humidity. accuweather says the remainder of the afternoon, clouds and sun, humid, 89 degrees is the forecasted high. there is relief in the seven-day forecast, and i will let you know when it arrives when i see you in just a few minutes.
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relief a good word to hear. as chris mentioned we could see heavy rain that caused damage yesterday into the overnight. take look at this, a tree snapped and fell on to a parked suv between 10th and 11th street on south street. there was nobody inside the suv at the time. police had to block off part of a road in strawberry mansion as trees and wires came tumbling down there. this happened on strawberry mansion drive. the free blocked travel on the strawberry mansion bridge. stay close to look at what's on the way with double scan radar. our team of meteorologists will post the latest weather data and viewer pictures on their facebook pages. 12:03. 6 people remain in the hospital
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after two accidents on the boulevard. this happened before 2:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of roosevelt boulevard at fox street in the east falls section of philadelphia. several people were standing outside their cars after an accident when another car passing through the area hit 6 of them. the victims are in stable condition. there have been no charges filed. detectives are searching for two men following a shooting and attempted robbery in feltonville section. two men were standing on the porch late last night. they were approached by two men, one of whom demanded money, when he did not produce anything he was shot in the chest. the injured man was taken to einstein million center. a 76-year-old -- einstein medical center. a 76-year-old south jersey man is in critical, but stable condition after new jersey troopers went to his home and
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shot him through the front door of his house. jerry sykes thought someone was trying to get into the home, he went to the front door with a shotgun. the troopers shot him four times in the chest. >> whiles the first response to -- why was the first response to pump four rounds through the door. >> his eyes got as big as saucers he said what? they were state troopers, they never gave me a warning, they shot me without a warning. >> sykes says after he collapsed he shot through the door and grazed one of the officers. the officer is doing okay. he said troops treated sykes like he was a criminal. he did not get medical treatment for 45 minutes. one woman is dead and four others injured after a shooting in austin, texas.
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someone started shooting in the downtown entertainment district. three people had to go to the hospital, they are in serious, but stable condition. a 4th victim was not seriously injured and declined to go to the hospital. police looking for a suspect. federal investigators now confirm at least 16 people died in yesterday's hot air balloon crash near austin, texas. ntsb said investigators are trying to determine how many people were on the balloon. balloons do not file flight plans, so there might not be a passenger manifest. witnesses say the balloon collided with high tension lines. we'll have much more on the crash at 12:30. >> 12:06, here's the latest information on the controversy over donald trump's comments about a gold star father who criticized trump at the
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democratic national convention. khan the son of a u.s. american captain killed by a suicide bomber in iraq said he appreciates be he called his son a hero, but does not believe he is a serious person. during his democratic national convention speech he said trump has never sacrificed anything. george stephanopoulos asked the quan -- candidate about that comment. >> reporter: what sacrifices have you made for your county. >> i've made many sacrifices,ive worked very, very hart and created tens of thousands of jobs. i've had tremendous success. >> reporter: those are sacrifices. >> after getting a lot of criticism for his comments, he tweeted this overnight, quote, captain khan who was killed 12 years ago was a hero, but this is a radical islamic terror and
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the weakness of our leaders to rad indicate it -- irradicate it. democratic nominee hillary clinton spoke out last night telling a rally that trump is not a normal candidate. >> somebody who attacks everybody has something missing, i don't know what it is, i'm not going to get into that. >> in the tv interview this morning, clinton said she has work to do to earn voters trust, but she said she has a record of service which her opponent lacks. a pocket version of the u.s. constitution similar to the one held up thursday night does a top seller on amazon. the 352 page pamphlet printed by the national did have for constitutional studies sells for one dollar. it was among the top ten best
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selling books on amazon. other organizations offer another version of the constitution. it was a great day for eagles fans they got their first look of the birds under new head coach doug peterson. it was the first open practice of the season. trish hartman joins us live from the linc. trish it goes without saying a lot of excitement out there, right? >> reporter: korea, -- yeah, gray, so many excited fans. the people were here for their first glimpse of the 2016 eagles and they ready for a new season. >> what are your hopes for the team? >> reporter: go all the way. >> reporter: some fans were not that optimistic. >> not a ton of high hopes hope they are buildings something here with wentz and they continue to improve.
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>> reporter: many were glad to mark the new season under new head coach doug peterson. >> the relationship that they said they were going to have with the kids obviously it's a great relationship they are offering here. it's a beauty that eagles can donate back to the city. >> i'm trying to brainwash her early. my family, is like, she's a girl, fred, she's not a boy. >> i'm training her anyway. >> reporter: even a little rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the fans. >> rain snow or shine we're here. >> reporter: lots of fans are streaming out of the link. the next open practice is august 14, 7:00 p.m. live at lincoln financial field, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> exiting times, much more to come on "action news," sunday afternoon. walls of water caused chaos and damage in surban -- suburban
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maryland. another saga of "harry potter" brings fans out in the middle of the night. plus, chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. it's the celebration of the year!
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scary pictures there. i know we have pop-up storms. >> reporter: we had a lot of rain early this morning, a couple of places got hit hard, but i have not seen any video like that. the flooding is not as bad as baltimore. good news, jersey shore seeing sunshine. look at that beautiful shot, down in cape may, sun shining down. mixed clouds, the humidity is very, very high. it's a perfect day to take a dip in the ocean. the ocean temperature up to 74. actually some areas it's as high as 78. double scan live for the most part is clear. every now and then you start to see a blip on the radar. that's to be expected with all the humidity any kind of sunshine ignites the storms, so pop up scattered showers and thunderstorms are a good bet from now on. not everybody will see them, but
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if you do expect drenching downpours. this is hunterdon and ocean county. whiting, 3.5, pine beach, 3.5, and berkeley 3.2. that flash flood warning has been discontinued. it's hot and sticky. wilmington, 86. millville, 84. allentown, 81. with the dewpoints as high as they are, any kind of sunshine will lead to the afternoon showers and storms. look at the numbers, 73 in philadelphia. 82 is the dewpoint in dover. there's the scale right here, here's how you follow along. 70-plus feels like miami. the whole area is above 70. if you wonder when this will break anytime soon, future
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tracker is saying not tonight tomorrow, but tuesday. there's high pressure system coming in from new england that will shift and drop the humidity down in the middle of the week. wednesday and thursday look more comfortable with the dewpoints dropping into the low 60s. here's future tracker 6 later this afternoon. pop-up showers and thunderstorms are likely some of which will produce strong gusty winds and drenching downpours, overnight tonight, same thing. tomorrow morning, cloudy with patchy fog, a little bit of drizzle, tomorrow afternoon, pop-up showers or thunderstorms. what you need to know over the next 48 hours. you'll see downpours and pop-up thunderstorms it's not expected to be as active as what you dealt with yesterday. north and west of philadelphia you know how busy it was. still if you pick you mean one of these storms expect a good one to two inches in a short period of time. that could lead to flooding issues. clouds and sun that's the call from accuweather, humid,
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afternoon storms are likely. 89 degrees is the forecasted high. 89 will feel like 94, 95. uncomfortable day. jersey shore, clouds and sun, showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, a couple of here and there, the whole shoreline won't see showers and thunderstorms, one or two areas will. 85 degrees is the forecast on the sand. 89 in philadelphia. feeling like 94. 88 monday, feeling like 94, 95. humid the next couple of days. tuesday things begin to calm down a little bit. 84 degrees, it feels better by afternoon. wednesday and thursday, there's the pay off right there, 84, 86 and no humidity both days. >> it's like winning the lottery, right? >> reporter: for a day. you have to give it back. >> 12:17 many "harry potter" fans are celebrating this morning. the newest book in the potter series hit store shelves at
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midnight. "harry potter" and the discussed discussed -- cursed child is the play playing in london. >> i've been following "harry potter" since i was in first grade, so it's been a long ride. >> they are excited that the boy wizard is as popular as ever. amazon and barns and noble say it's the most preordered book since the last "harry potter" release. one country orders pregnant women do not travel to florida. a transplant pioneer wants to go back to his prosthetic. we'll tell you what changed his minds. >> look at this gloomy p,
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so glad you stayed with us.
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12:20, 85 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over center city. meteorologist chris sowers says if you have plans take note of this picture, because you can expect pop-up storms throughout the day. british health leaders are urging people to delay travel to florida after the first known zika virus in the u.s. they have increased the risk designation from low to meade -- medium advising pregnant women not to travel until after they give birth. they are spraying in miami and going door to door and testing and looking for standing water. in "healthcheck" another alzheimers treatment disease has failed. they blamed a protein that caused alzheimers. 99% of the treatments tested between 2002 and 2012 have failed.
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but for the first time a brain training game has shown to cut the risk of dementia. double decision works on how quickly and accurate the brain processes and reduce alzheimers and other admonish i can't for ten years after it was used. if you need help opening a jar you may need to ask somebody else. young american adults are losing their grip. it shows that they have significant less hand strength and young adults had back in 1985. women are weaker in their rnld, but not their -- right hand, but not their left. weak hand strength could signal a lack of of muscle. a man who had transplanted
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hands wants them off. if he gets them off, there's guarantee he will use prosthetics again. only 6 off 100 hand transplant patience have had them off. problems over the olympic villain are hanging over rio.
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federation and independent arbitrator. right now athletes are streaming into rio with the games that open next weekend. there are concerns about the zika virus and facilities at the olympic village there. australian athletes refused to move in last week because of gas, plumbing leaks and electrical shorts and general filth. these wrestlers from india will be doing more than wrestle for their country. they hope to show men women deserve respect and went to inspire women to pursue there dreams. eagles fans are getting their first look at the team at an open practice in the team's legendary safety. brian dawkins is back in the nest as the first recipient as
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the scouting fellowship that's a new nfl program to introduce former players to scouting. brian dawkins sailed he has higher -- said he has high aspiration. >> i'm learning about the scouting part of it, the terminology and all of those things, sometimes either you have an eye or you don't, i've been blessed to have an eye to see talent. if i can help in that respect i want to learn everything i can about football. >> the phillies closed out a four game series against the braves after taking a 9-5 victory. the beer vendor was caught by surprise by freddie galvis fly ball with a ball along the left field line brought in two runs and in the 8th, the phils took
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advantage of the several errors by the braves to add 4 more runs. another half-hour of "action news" ahead. muslims rather in europe show their solidarity with christians after the brutal murder of a priest. >> they were the first humans to walk on the moon. now a study on them reveals the risk of space travel. those stories, plus, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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>> happening right now on "action news," the region still is in and out out of the woods for flash flooding. plus, federal investigators begin their work at the site of a deadly balloon crash in texas. there was one winning ticket to the powerball jackpot, but others could get a big payday, we'll explain. those stories, but first, let's go back outside to meteorologist chris sowers, what's the latest, chris? >> reporter: the latest it's still oppressively humid. dewpoints in the 70s and temperatures in the 80s you combine the two it feels like 92 in philadelphia. how about dover, feels like 101 with the humidity. wilmington, 91. millville, 90. trenton, 86. allentown, 85. 92 in cape may. good afternoon. 82 in atlantic city, beach haven feels like 87 degrees.
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extremely humid out here this afternoon making for very uncomfortable conditions. satellite and radar showing activity well north an east of philadelphia. actually that's the heavy rains that swept through during the morning. if you look toward the left around pittsburgh you see more showers and thunderstorms starting to flare up. there's a little disturbance out there, that will swing through during the afternoon hours, that means more showers and thunderstorms are possible. the pool forecast looks like, it's not a washout. as a matter of fact you'll have several dry hours in between the downpours, the problem when it rains it pours. clouds and sun, humid, 88 degrees around 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 86 with the humidity feeling like the low to mid 0s. one or two areas will pick up the downpours and you'll pick up
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drenching rain in a short period of time. >> parts of the yairt got -- area got so much rain yesterday state of emergency was declared for a few hours, flooding close roads in west wind door township. and flooding hit the princeton train station. there were numerous calls to help people stranded by the high water. federal investigators are converging in central texas at the scene of the nation's deadliest hot air accident. 16 people were killed when the balloon hit power lines and plunged into the ground. elizabeth hur has more. >> reporter: this morning the hunt for answer intensifying at the country's worst hot air balloon crash ever. >> you could see all their
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heads. there were lots of people in there. >> reporter: joe and others captured these pictures of the balloon flying low over a family land him minutes later, disaster leaving 16 people dead. >> first i heard a whoosh and then a big ball of fire up. >> all you could tell it was a fire, a big ball of flames. >> according to authorities, the balloon burst into flames saturday morning after possibly hitting power lines and plunging to the ground in lockhart, texas. >> we have a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. >> reporter: balloon operated by heart of texas balloon rides. this was a large balloon 8500 cubic meters meaning it could carry 16 people. so what went wrong, investigators say it's too soon for answers, but it was two
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years ago safety investigators raised concerns calling for more regulation of the balloon tour industry, but the regulations were not increased by the faa. and you can bet officials will look to see if regulations were fold in this case, as well as check on weather conditions and the pilot's experience. elizabeth hur abc news, lockhatter, texas. flames gutted an ocean county store that's been in business for almost four decades. the fire started on anchor appliance on the 400 block of main street in west creek. the fire went to three-alarms and it took crews several hours to get a handle on it. it is unclear what started the fire. back in philadelphia, a 35-year-old man listed in critical condition after he was stabbed at a home in frankford early this morning. the action cam at the scene where the victim was stabbed in the leg around 3:20 a.m.
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no arrests have been made. beginning tomorrow septa riders will not be able to buy tickets on regional rails departing philadelphia to the suburbs. they will have buy tickets before they get on the train. that is temporary because of the shortage of rail cars. overcrowded trains make it difficult to sell tickets on board. pennsylvania's new child seat cargoes into effect. children under age two are required to be in a rear-facing child safety seat in the back seat. for the first year police will issue verbal warnings, after that violations will carry fines of $125. life is about to change for somebody who bought a powerball
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ticket in new hampshire for $478 million. that's a huge jackpot. there was a winning match five power play ticket sold in pennsylvania. that's good news. woe know ten states including pennsylvania have match five winners. the numbers, 11, 17, 21, 23, powerball number 5, the power play was 2. a huge crowd turned out in poland to take part in a mass celebrated by pope francis that followed a papal event that drew an estimated 1.6 million people. the pope is capping a five day visit to poland including addressing young people who gathered for world youth day. the pope said do not be afraid, thing are the molt -- motto blessed are the merciful for
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they will receive mercy. catholic mass was celebrated by muslims along with christians. the archbishop said he nood that the priest was not murdered by islam, but hazel -- hateful people who happen to be muslim. one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. >> reporter: it's 47 years since neil armstrong spoke those words. new data to the moon could have been the astronauts at risk. the effects of deep space travel is being studied and heart disease. there's reason to believe there's a link. >> space radiation is a
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different type of radiation we have on earth. there may be biologic effects we may be unaware of. >> reporter: armstrong eventually suffered from heart decease. among those who flu missions, 43 died from heart disease compared to others who never went into space. >> radiation is the one of the differences between the low earth orbit and the apollo astronauts. both were faced with weightless insist and in space the same amount of time. >> reporter: a lot of factors can lead to heart decease, they tested their theory on mice, they recreated the radiation that was found in deep space and see how the animals handle it. it creates a stained impairment
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or dysfunction in blood vessels and prevents them from being able to resist the formation of plaque. >> all right, when "action news" continues, his name is behind the phrase having the midas touch. plus a police officer's -- a photographer's gift to police officers is touching. a look at the beach, meteorologist chris sowers returns with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, "action news" continues after the break.
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blinds to go's annual storewide sale going on now! buy one, get one at half price. hundreds of styles and colors. every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. our biggest sale of the year is a blast! blinds to go. blinds for life. an arizona photographer is building special bridges with local police.
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she offers photos with officer's families. she got 50 requests and returned to the family in blue memories campaign. >> they are not police officers, they are human beings they have little families, they are someone's brother and son, daughter, mother. >> even though he is a police officer, he is a dad, he's a husband. s he is our world. >> okay, a great campaign there. each family is bringing their own touch to the photos. they say it is a memory they will always cherish from a stranger giving back to her community. >> let's get you caught up on the forecast, meteorologist chris sowers said you don't have to go to a pool just go outside and start swimming. >> reporter: feels like it. let's get you outside and show you what's going on, it's extremely humid feels like you're swimming through the area, it's that thick. like pea soup. if you've ever been to miami or new orleans where it's really,
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really humid. that's what it feels like now. that's a good look at the commodor barry bridge. we have pop-up thunderstorms no matter of camden county. it's a very small storm but i will make the point to zoom into this, because that's what's going on, they are popping out out of nowhere within a half half-hour or 40 minutes time you have a huge storm. this is medford lakes 73, 206 southwest of the stickerle. you can see the -- circle. you can see the heavy rains in the red. 85 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 73 it's awful. pressure 29.98 inches holding stealed. the winds out of the south at 5 miles per hour. low to mid 80ss north and west. warring torn, -- warrington, 81. gandys beach, 89 degrees. hammonton, 86 sunshine down
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here. 89 in smyrna and dover, 85. here's satellite and radar this is what we're expecting from this point on a couple of more pop ups will start flaring up here, we'll stop the clock at 4:30 p.m. look at the cell in atlantic city. there's another one in camden and gloucester. and more stuff across southeastern pennsylvania. not everybody will see it. it's a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. if you get underneath one of these expect drenching downpours, lots of rain in a short period of time. overnight tonight, after midnight, things will subside. tomorrow morning it's quiet by afternoon more showers and thunderstorms will develop. the same thing lots of heavy drenching downpours right through 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon. it will feel awful with the humidity tomorrow as well. there's no break in the humidity until tuesday night when things ginl -- begin to calm down. poconos protected 4-plus inches up there. allentown, 1.5.
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atlantic city, 2.7 on top of the heavy rain that fell this morning. what we're concerned with over the next 24, 48 hours, lightning downpours and gusty winds. the hail and tornado threat is on the low side. it will be the lightning downpours and wind gusts that will catch you by surprise. i know it's the weekend if you have outdoor plans keep an eye to the sky. thunderstorms popping up randomly throughout the area. millville, 89. allentown, 85 degrees. all areas feeling like the 90s today with the humidity. in the poconos, poconos 400 there will be showers and thunderstorms out there, mostly cloudy, temperatures in the mid 70s, very high humidity levels. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 89 today, partly sunny, more showers ascertain thunderstorms, pop up type stuff 88 monday, tuesday, sun and clouds, humid, 84. wednesday and thursday, those are the go-to days, 84, 86 no
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humidity, and it heats up next weekend. >> i would like to reminds you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live anytime of the day right there at our website some areas here got heavy rain yesterday, but not like west virginia where flash flooding forced people out of their homes. one woman was trapped in her apartment for a time when it filled five feet of water. a man was trapped inside his car, nobody was hurt. a museum at the penn museum tackles the legends of king midas. david murphy has more in 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: the exhibition is called the golden age. king midas it's filled with never before seen artifacts and separates the truth about the myth about the legendary king who turned everything he touched to gold. king mild ruled a city that is
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now central turkey in the late 8th century bc. >> he was one of the most powerful kings. >> reporter: the penn museum partnered with major museums in turkey to presents 120 objects from the time of the king's reign never before seen in north america. >> we tried to tell the story of his interactions the people he fought with and liked. >> reporter: the exhibit includes a replica of what the city would have look like during his rule along with artifacts including thrones and jewels morph which were found by the penn museum during their travels to turkey. one of the biggest finds the tomb of king midas' father. >> it is the largest burial mound in ancient turkey rising 170 feet in hide height. all the material put in that
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tomb is here. >> reporter: penn continues to excavate every summer. >> you'll see our latest discoveries as we make them ourselves. >> reporter: the golden age of king midas is on display through september 27. go to penn pnt museum -- point be
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i mean i really see a lot of great - you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows... while donald trump watched tv, as secretary of state, hillary clinton negotiated a cease fire in gaza. a reduction in nuclear weapons... took on vladimir putin... and stood up against the trafficking of human beings. a steady leader in an unsteady world.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, it is now, 12:50, 85 degrees out there, this is a live look through the temple university camera we're looking at rain on the camera. meteorologist chris sowers promising pop-up showers throughout the day. a 13-year-old was a vip at a new jersey beach last week. he thought that he caught a sting ray along beach island.
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but when they reeled it in, they discovered they had a 200-pound shark on their hands. after picture, they pushed it back out to water. last month a rutgers university expert said new jersey coast had many more sharks this summer. a baby king vulture that hatched three months ago is the off spring of a first time dad over the age of 40. >> our king vulture we are confident that is the oldest male that has sired chicks in captivity. he is 45 years old. we are very proud. the young vulture is full size with only a few baby feathers left.
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several other birds on the endangered species list became first time parents giving zookeepers hope for their survival. we've seen the devastation wildfires have done in california. san raphael is cruising a new tactic to prevent them the brush-clearing crew, 250 goats have chewed through fire and flood prone brush. they can work in terrain that is difficult for humans. nba champions cleveland cavaliers have been immortalized in an unusual way. they need carved in butter for the ohio state fair to honor their first-ever nba title. they are being shown along with the butter could cow as you cane
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there. they used 500 pounds of butter that is kept at cool 46 degrees. pokemon go has set off a global frenzy. it has been downloaded 720 million times in one day. johnson has been the first to capture all the pocket moneys, - pokemon. >> i would go out after work 6:00, 6:30 p.m. i played 6 to 8 hours a day and walk about an average 8 miles a day. i lost 8 to ten pounds in the process. >> did i work? johnson who works, he does work for a tech firm. he have spent two weeks walking through all five new york boroughs and jersey city.
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he caught his last character at the central park. else heading overseas to capture the international ones. >> recapping our top stories on
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"action news," federal investigators are going to the scene of the worst hot air balloon crash in u.s. history. they are trying to figure out what caused this. the balloon apparently hit high powered lines killing all 16 people on board. fans showed up at lincoln financial field for the team's
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first open practice this summer. another eagles practice will be held on august 14 at 7:00 p.m. you do not have to have tickets. seating is on a first come first serve basis. >> doesn't it feel good? we're 39 days from the first sound. poconos 400 going on, there could delays, we have showers and thunderstorms popping up in carbon and monroe county. a flood advisory is issued for north hampton county for additional 1 to 3 inches of rain and flood watch has been issued for hunterdon and mercer county in northern new jersey up through tomorrow evening. heavy downpours possible pop-up storms. >> finally this afternoon they say everything is bigger in texas apparently that goes tore friendships. gram and danny saw each other
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for the first time thursday afternoon after surgeons took a kidney from gram and implanted it into danny. "fyi philly" coming up next only channel 6 "action news." "action news" continues at 6:00 now for nydia han and chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall make it a great day. celebrate something really special this summer at blinds to go's annual storewide sale going on now. buy one, get one at half price. hundreds of styles and colors. every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. that's something to celebrate! blinds to go. blinds for life. fios is not cable. we're wired differently.
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>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm melissa magee. saturday/tonight on fyi philly. >> this is huge! >> the national spotlight is shining bright on philly >> long-coveted brands are now calling the city home. >> i did it! >> i did it! >> we'll show you how to stay beach ready when vacationing down the shore. >> press up! >> and how to look and train like an athlete here in the city. >> let's go! >> plus we head to. musikfest! >> wooo! >> and a free pop up in south jersey. >> this is cool! >> hi everybody and welcome to fyi philly. >> we are at the national constitution center on independence mall. this was the hub for political fest, last week. >> this week, the crowds may have gone home but the national spotlight continues to shine bright on philadelphia. >> some of the most highly coveted brands are now setting up shop here. >> including what many >> consider to be the nation's premier blowout bar. >> dry bar is the country's original a-la-carte blow-drying beauty salon.


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