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good morning, america. breaking news. night of violence. protests erupt in the stree >> a pleasant good morning to you, 7:00 a.m. your time, sunday morning, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over penns landing, dowrm -- do you remember yesterday, it felt like 100, today is not much better. >> outside we go to chris sowers. >> reporter: what did gray say a pleasant good morning? it is anything but pleasant. temperature in the 70s and when all is said and done, the peak index yesterday was 111, today it will be 105, 108. these are the air temperatures as of 7:00 a.m.
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levittown, 82. dover, 81. gandys beach, 82 with a very nice bay breeze developing. look at the bay water temperature, 85. look at the ocean temperature, you had upwelling develop the last couple of days, it was so chilly i had folks on my twitter handle they were campaigning they could barely keep their feet in the water it was so cold. sea isle city air temperature, 81. woodbine 84. glassboro, 83. cinnaminson, 83 degrees. there's a comfort stretching through the ohio and tennessee valleys. it is not that far away. it is basically stalled. it's not moving, it's drifting slowly to the southeast. even though it's a couple of hundred miles away it may not get in here until wednesday night or thursday. we'll keep the temperatures in the 90s over the next several
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days. the pool forecast hot and humid, wear the sunscreen apply and reapply with all the sunshine and high sun angle you only need 15 to 20 minutes to get a burn. 92 degrees 2:00 p.m. temperature. 5:00 p.m., 897. that's when the feels like temperature will 105. 97 is the high, 107 is heat index. 94 is the temperature tomorrow, 97 is the heat index. the numbers are edging lower and lower, we'll get out of the 90s and back into the 80s, but it will take time before that process happens. when i come back i'll show you when we hit the 80s in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> our heat wave has turned deadly in philadelphia. the temperature is only part of the story. humidity is also a factor. back brooks has more. -- bob brooks has more. >> reporter: if it wasn't hot
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enough already how about adding fire. philadelphia firefighters battled a blaze in mount airy with all the gear and flames it was all about ice cold water and cold wet towels. nobody was hurt there. others not so lucky. the philadelphia health department reported the first two heat related deaths of the heat wave, one in brewerytown and another sadly in port richmond. those who ventured out tried to take precaution. this crew of army vets meets every year at fairmont park. they made sure to find a spot under a shady true for a cookout. describe the heat today. >> it was brutal. >> reporter: kid down the street did ice cream. for people looking to get exercise and run like malik rush, he did it at valley green on the trail. the simmons sisters stuck close
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to the water for fishing. >> i caught a bass. >> i caught two bass and a sun fish. >> reporter: as for dad he only brought two poles, he it was trying to stay cool. >> stay hydrated and get out of the heat if you can. >> reporter: we hope everyone stays cool. we are hearing that the two women who died, one in her 60s and the other in her 80s. they had other medical complications, as well. bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> the philadelphia corporation for aging heat line continues this morning, (215)765-9040 from 830 to 9:00 p.m. tonight. operators will answer questions will heat stress and medical warning signs. firefighters made quick
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work of a house fire in frankford. you can see the exhaustion of the crew members who balloted the flames. it took 20 minutes to put out the fire, but it took a long time to recover because of the heat. no injuries were reported. 7:05. if you're just waking up with us, the big story at home, the hoot, but in louisiana it's flooding that turned tragic. three people have died there. rescue crews are searching 100 closed roads where many vehicles got stranded in rising water. take a look at this, this is one dramatic rescue. >> i'm drowning. >> we're coming we're coming, i'm breaking the window. forced evacuate their homes >> get my dog. >> heart pounding dramatic rescue, the they saved the woman
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and her dog. 100 people have been rescued. some people in shelters said there was little time to get out. many had to deal with different wild creatures as a result of the high water. >> we tried to go out the back door, there was spiders. we tried out the kitchen there was a snake. we fought through that and got in the car and tried to leave, but we couldn't. >> thankfully that woman is safe, but she is wondering what is salvageable. some rivers in louisiana and mississippi are expected to crest four feet above perceives perceives -- previous records. police in wisconsin are calling for calm after a man was shot fatally by police. several businesses were torched. one officer was hurt by a brick hurled through the windshield of his car. police shot and killed a man
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accused of turning a gun on them following a chase. >> this week democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton brings her campaign to pennsylvania. that stop includes one in philadelphia. tuesday afternoon clinton will hold a voter registration rally at west philadelphia high school and tomorrow she stumps in scranton with vice president joe biden. clinton and biden both have family ties to scranton. donald trump took his message to connecticut traditionally a democratic stronghold. the town he stumped in is heavily liberal. he said he stopped there because he said you never know unless you try. tomorrow he campaigns in the battleground state of ohio and then to north carolina. mike pence told wabc he may release his tax returns before the election.
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hillary clinton and her running mate tim kaine have released there. this morning channel 6 "action news" is paying tribute to captain noah and his magical ark. >> he was right here for decades on 6abc. that famous call from captain noah. his show on channel 6 became so popular it went into syndication in 22 television markets elsewhere. his late wife was the show's puppeteer. >> join us for a look back at his incredible legacy of clips and pictures and interviews from those who knew him and help make
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captain noah and his magical ark the magical show it was. >> visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. on monday, at st. pauls in ardmore. the funeral mass follows at 11:00 a.m. >> visit our website at for more on captain noah. we have more episodes of captain noah and his magical ark for you to watch including the 1967 pilot episode. you can relieve other knows -- nostalgic movements from the iconic children's show. an imam and his friend are shot and killed in new york city, what the muslim community wants police to do now. >> lane johnson is speaking about his possible suspension for using a banned drug and who he is blaming. that may surprise you. >> reporter: it's a dangerous day of oppressive heat and
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humidity, relief is in sight. i'll let you know when it arrives when we come right back. al after
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the women's swimming relay team >> welcome back on this sunday morning, sky6 live hd take taking a live look at the center city skyline. it is hot sought there, as soon as you walk outside it hits you, doesn't it? >> reporter: i've certainly had better days, i was out there for two minutes, it was like all right, that's enough. >> indeed hot. >> reporter: it's is a steam bath once again, dewpoints in the 70s, and some locations in the 80s. air temperatures everybody is in the 80s. some locations have heat index values at 7:00 a.m. up in the 90s. at least we have mainly clear conditions just a few clouds upstairs, today should be a bright, sunny day. one or two areas could pick up a brief pop-up shower later on. 82 degrees in the city.
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that's the low. the normal low is 68. dewpoints, 77. pressure 29.96 inches holding steady. the winds are out of the west/southwest at 7 miles per hour. the ocean temperature had upwelling over the last few days, it's 66 degrees. we had record warm ocean temperatures earlier this week. the westerly wind took the surface water and pushed it out to sea. the colder water from underneath rose to the surface, that's called up welling. the ocean temperatures, 66 degrees. the bay water 83, 84. dover, 82 degrees. beautiful breeze around the delaware bay right now. nice bay breeze for money island and gandys beach. gusting out 15 miles per hour out of the southwest. atlantic city, 8 miles per hour. pretty much stagnant north and west of the city of philadelphia. satellite and radar, where's the relief. i'm sure many of you are asking
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yourselves that. it's actually not that far away. here's the front right here, this little line. now, normally that's a couple of hundred miles away, normally it would take a couple of hours to get here, but it's moving at a snail's pace, it's not going to cross the area until thursday. it's going to take sometime. in the meantime it stays hot, oppressively so. we'll see temperatures in the mid 90s feeling like 107 degrees. balls the front is to the west, the thunderstorm activity will stay to the west. lehigh valley has the best chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon just like yesterday. peak index numbers, the model has us at 102, accuweather puts us at 107. tomorrow, 97 degrees for the heat index, tuesday, we're back in the triple digit heat again as the dewpoints creep up again.
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102, 1 oh, 4 for the i-95. yesterday's high was 98. with the feels-like temperatures it will feel like 107, degrees. pop-up thunderstorm is possible in places, although i think a lot of us will stay dry. 1:00 p.m., 93, 3:00 p.m., 95. 5:00 p.m., 96. one or two areas see a quick-hitting shower or thunderstorm. the jersey shore it depends on where you are, if you're sitting on the sand you may get a sea breeze on the beach. that may drop you down to 87 or 88 maybe 86. you go a block or two inland. that's the temperature, 94 degrees. sunny skies and humid, maybe an isolated thunderstorm late in the day, probably like 7 or 8:00 p.m. this evening. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast highlighting today because of the oppressive heat and humidity, 97 degrees. with the humidity feeling like 107. sunday and clouds monday, 894. tuesday and wednesday, 92 both
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days, thursday, 90. friday, 89. saturday, 86 degrees, saturday is still fairly humid, it's not going to be like an ah86, it's going to be like oh, 86. >> you feel like complaining. >> reporter: i say complain. >> 7:16, all morning we're looking back at captain noah and his beloved show on 6abc. >> here's another clip from the long journey he took us on. >> it's something you never think of, a real surprise, look over there. >> why that's a clown. it's a clown. what are we going to do with a clown on board the akr. i'll have to take -- ark, i will have to take him back.
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thieves are hijacking cell phones leaving victims footing high bills. abc's lauren lister looks at the troubling numbers and how thieves are getting in in. >> reporter: a growing threat in the palm of your hand. thieves are hijacking your cell phone. criminals crafted a fake i.d. and took over their accounts buying three iphones on their dime. >> i think they got ahold of my online account because they checked to his if i had it available. >> reporter: this kind of cell phone hijacking is on the rise, 2600 cases in january from this year alone, more than double than that 3 years ago. why is this fraud growing? >> you don't have to approve
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much if you walk in the store and change service. >> reporter: the damage can go beyond your phone. >> it's close to $11,000 of charges i didn't make. they called my cell phone to see if it's a fraudulent charge or not, the thief has my number, you can say sure, yeah. >> to predict yourself, experts say call your carrier and set up a pass code or pin that will serve as an extra layer of security. regulations for electronic cigarettes are in effect. they are subject to the same rules as traditional cigarettes. that means anyone under the age of 18 cannot by them. the federal government announced the new rules back in may, but they just took effect.
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and get another pair free. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. state farm understands that getting the most out of life doesn't just mean being there when things go wrong. everyone, 7:23 sunday morning, another scorcher is on tap for the delaware and the lehigh valleys. there's philadelphia right there. there's the dreaded heat-pump high sitting off the coast of the carl carolinas. the cold front is knocking on the door. it's 325 miles away. most cold front traveling 25 miles per hour. it would usually take a day to get here, but because of the strength of this high, the cold front is moving at 3, 4 miles per hour. therefore, it will not arrive until wednesday night or thursday, so unfortunately we have a couple of hot days coming up. yesterday was the first, today will be the second and tomorrow and tuesday are equally as hot as far as temperatures are concerned, but the heat index
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puzzle back a little bit. -- pulls back a little bit. jersey shore, it was hot on the sand. same thing today, 95 in ocean city, beach haven, 94 degrees. sea isle city, 95. cape may, 94. delaware beaches, 95 degrees, late-day thunderstorm is possible. the ocean temperatures are in the 60s off the coast of atlantic city. 70 for delaware beaches. moderate risk for rip currents. the eagles have lost rookie quarterback carson wentz so an injury. defensive lineman lane johnson is addressing his possible suspension. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: ouch this hurts more ways than one, carson wentz could miss the rest of the preseason with a hairline fracture in his ribs. doug peterson is hoping to have the second overall pick back by the end of the preseason.
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carson wentz was hurt in the preseason game. he was attempting practice yesterday, but way too sore, a scan revealed a fracture. lane johnson calls it a nightmare, he maybe suspended ten days for taking a supplement that was approved by a phone app given to him by the nfl union association. he was under the impression the amino acid he took was okay because the app that the nfl gave him approved the subpoena subpoena -- supplement. johnson is having a sample and the amino acid tested again for hidden ingredients. >> i want to be clear that the nfl pa does not stand up for players when they give you an app for supplements, when you test positive for a substance
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and they don't approve. it's the last thing i want to be labeled as a cheater. >> reporter: nfl pa fired back saying -- moving on to baseball, the phillies have won three straight for the first time in more than a month. they do it last night without a red hot ryan howard. he is on the bench against colorado despite red hot numbers, but he'll stand up and
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cheer for this. how about franco, 3-run shot. next at bat, franco not so happy by this. drilled in the fourth by anderson. he stares him down. anderson ejected are benches clear everyone cools off. rockies putting up a foot -- fight on the score board, gomez gets out of it. 6-3 phillies. union win 4-nill that's their first win in more than a month. 6abc is rewarding young people who are making a change in their community. our parent company disney is partnering with youth centers for america. applications will be accepted through september 30th. head to and search summer of service.
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>> your time 7:27 we've got much more "action news" straight ahead. we'll be right back.
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tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios. welcome back to "gma." >> the action cam is live right now on kelly drive, you can see people gathering here. be careful another day of excessive heat is ahead. it has already taken a deadly toll in the city of philadelphia. police say the crash you see here was not the first collision for the driver involved and he is now under arrest. hundreds of rescues in louisiana as that state deals with severe flooding. it is now 7:30. let's go outside to chris sowers and more on the dangerous heat, chris. >> reporter: good morning, nydia and gray, the excessive heat warning remains in in effect in the delaware and the lehigh valleys. look at the dramatic change from north to south or top to bottom
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on the screen. allentown, feels like 74 that's not bad. you go 50 miles to the south, 92 in philadelphia. 92 in millville. 94 in dover and 92 degrees already in atlantic city. now, the reason for that is, dewpoints are horrible everywhere across the delaware and the lehigh valleys. what you're seeing to the north is rain cooled air from yesterday's showers and thunderstorms that swept through between the hours of 8 and 10:00 p.m. even though we're not seeing much on the radars now, there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm mainly north and west of the city of philadelphia. hazy, hot and humid, the dreaded hs. the peak feels like temperature will be approximately 107 degrees, yesterday it was 11, it's better, but dangerous, be on the look out for the pop-up shower or thunderstorm later on. the weather headlines looks like
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this, it stays hot and humid overall, over the next several days, pop-up showers and thunderstorms are a good bet each and everyday through midweek. there's relief in sight in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast i'll let you know when it arrives in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> our oppressive heat wave with real feels temperatures soaring over 100 decrease degrees has taken a deadly toll. >> two women in philadelphia have indict in part due to the -- have died in part due to the excessive heat. one was 67-year-old woman from brewy town and 87-year-old woman in port richmond. call (215)765-9040. call fun anyone who is suffering from a heat-relathed -- heat related illness from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. tonight. take a look at the people on the beach to see jimmy
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buffet's concert. there was water on hand for anyone who needed it. >> hot weather or not, eagles fans will flock to the to the linc. admission is free and head house plaza and inter stadium gate open at 5:00 p.m. despite all the complaints, appears not everyone is miserable in the heat. some folks are eager to get out. >> these kids were in a hurry to cool off. >> reporter: if you're going to be outside in the almost unbearable heat and humidity, the splash park in southwest philadelphia isn't a bad place to be unless you're their five-year-old. >> i'm trying to get him to get wet. he is afraid of the water. >> reporter: oh, no. the rest of the kids had no problem getting soaked at the playground in the middle of heat wave. while many are ready to be done with the sweltering summer, wear
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a hat. >> the high temperatures mean big bucks for the water ice in west oak lane. we found plenty of customers. looking for a cold, sweet treat. >> he was hot, we played ball earlier today, we decided to get water ice before we go back in to lay down. >> reporter: at the west oak lane senior center, a game of pool and cards was on tap for the seniors. the center is usually closed on saturday and sunday but will remain opened this weekend because of the dangerous heat. >> i got in at 8 can 30, i had 3 or 4 people come through the door. >> reporter: for many seniors like marry williams, who is winning in. >> not me. >> reporter: the cost of running the air-conditioning all day is
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too much. >> we can getting together on saturday and come where it's cool an enjoy each other. >> reporter: various senior centers have extended hours during the heat wave. they have their own hours, so check before you go. the city has a map of cooling centers and spray passion -- pray parks online check them at >> remember you can get the forecast and radar at >> louisiana governor john bell edwards flew over three parishes yesterday to assess the flooding damage in in the baton rouge ar. we learned that so far crews have made over two thousand recuse as they worked through the night to get people to safety. even the governor had to evacuate when four feet of water swamped the governor's mansion
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basement. >> reporter: floodwaters ravaging louisiana, after hundreds of high-water rescues, some are still stranded. emergency crews working around d the clock, firefighters in waist-deep water hoisting residents to safety. >> this could have ended badly if they didn't come and help us out. >> reporter: these families escaping taking 0 only what they can carry. >> our house has gone under, there's nothing left. >> reporter: louisiana in a state of emergency after record torrential rainfall. the hardest hit, living ton, drenched with 21 inches in 24 hours. at least four people still missing and three dead, including a man who was swept away from his home. >> my son came and picked us up and get us out of the water. he fell, me and my son and another guy tried to get him, but it was too late. >> this family trying to get
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out of their home. how quickly did the water rise? >> in ten minutes. >> reporter: the only way in and out of the flood zone by boat. mail boxes barely peeking out. to give you an idea how deep and dangerous the waters are look at the stop sign, the street sign and the car right around the bend almost completely submerged. >> we got you, ma'am. >> reporter: in baker, police chief carl dunn working none stop to rescue anyone he can. >> been out here all night, got some families to go get. ma'am, come on, sit back here with me. >> reporter: some residents trapped major highways closed and authorities urging people to stay off the road. if the sign says road closed it's there for a reason. >> that was abc's philip menna with the report. "good morning america" will have more of the coverage of the
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flooding down south after "action news." >> new this morning, a driver is in the hospital facing numerous charges after two crashes along broad street in philadelphia. the drama man at south broad and catherine when the driver was in the first crash. he left that scene and crash on norris street. the building is occupied by temple students. nobody was hurt, but the building was damaged. the driver is in temple university hospital. closing arguments are scheduled tomorrow in the corruption trial of kathleen kane. the state's top law enforcer told a judge she does not think it's necessary to testify in her own defense. her lawyers rested without calling a single witness. kane is accused of leaking grand jury evidence to the media and lying about it under oath. she faces up to 7 years in prison if convicted.
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we're honoring captain noah. many of you tuned in here on channel 6. we hope you join us as our 6abc family and yours look back as legacy on our town. he was a hometown boy who started small and attracted big stars, but never lost his feel for our area. >> is a special, special for sure. getting fit before retiring, our age fearless offers easy options on "action news" sunday morning. >> a community theater is changing with the times and celebrating with a milestone. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look right now at the ben franklin bridge, meteorologist chris sowers back next with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, when will this oppressive heat be gone? we'll have the answers coming up. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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the beaches will be packed just like yesterday. you'll get a sea breeze on the sand. you go a block or two i understand land it will be scorching with highs in the 90 97 degrees that's the forecasted high. yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far. we topped out at 98. we'll be in the same ballpark. the normal is 86. the record high for this date is 99. 70s north and west, this is rain-cooled air. it feels all right up here this morning. quakertown, 74. saint david. 78. gandys beach, 82. cinnaminson, 82. woodbine, 84 degrees. satellite and radar shows a good sign here this line you see to the west that a cold front. there is cooler air off to the northwest. you get into the great lake states and the high plains, the dewpoints fall off a cliff. it's very, very comfortable in this part of the comfortable. that front is moving at a
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snail's pace and it won't get in here until wednesday or thursday, so expect this still in the foreseeable future. future tracker 6 these are heat index numbers, 3:30 p.m., the model has 102. accuweather is suggesting 105, 107. we get a break tomorrow, that's not too bad considering where we've been over the last few days. 5:00 p.m., monday, 96, 97. dover, in the 96 to 98 vicinity. tuesday afternoon, the humidity starts increasing we're back up to triple digit heat. 103 in philadelphia, trenton approximately 100 degrees for tuesday's heat index. high as today, 97 in philadelphia. reading, 94. allentown, 94. millville, 96 degrees. trenton, 96 we'll call it hazy, hot and humid with an isolated spotty shower or thunderstorm. especially north and west of the city. heat index values 10:00 a.m.,
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98. 4:00 p.m., 105, 6:00 p.m., 103. we'll manage a heat index of 107. poconos high temperatures 90 degrees, with the humidity mid 90s. hazy, hot and humid, thunderstorms around this afternoon. for the jersey shore and delaware beaches, hot and humid, 94 degrees that's about a block or two i understand -- inland, on the sand you'll get a sea breeze. the ocean temperature has dropped to 64 because of upwelling. sunny and humid late-day shower or thunderstorm. musikfest, 6:30 very humid, steam bath of an evening. 85 by 7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m., 82. 11:00 p.m., 78 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're highlighting today because of the dangerous heat and humidity, 97 with the humidity, it will feel like 107.
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we get into monday, 94. feeling like 97. tuesday's 92 it will feel like 100 plus, again. wednesday, 92, 9 air show in atlantic city, hazy, hot and humid,. thursday, 90, wednesday, 89, saturday, 86 degrees, listen to your body, stay hydrated and stay cool out there. >> in "healthcheck," many people heading toward retirement look forward to exercising and pursuing a sport they love. tamala edwards explains why you should get fit now rather than later. >> reporter: being able to play golf or bike all you want sounds like a dream, experts say it won't be easy if you don't make exercise an priority during working years. that activity counters what happens natural as we age. >> we lose aerobic capacity and
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flexibility, we lose muscle strength and bone outside? >> think of it inty. >> reporter: it's even greater with people with chronic deceases. it improves sleep and can make you happier by relieving stress and boost your mood. it improves the basics of getting around. it makes it less likely as people age they will have falls or fall related injuries. even for busy workers there are more options than ever before. >> you can buy appears or plans on the internet or find a friend or partner to walk with. >> reporter: there are fitness centers and treadmill desks where you can walk at the same time. or walk at lunch program. >> swimming is great for strengthsing and great for --
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strengthening and aerobic capacity and bicycles is another great exercise. >> get moving and keep counting those birthdays. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news."
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imagine just put one on and pow! us, new freedom theater is pennsylvania's oldest african-american owned theater.
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this year the company celebrates a milestone, karen rogers has more in 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: new freedom theater known as freedom theater has been a staple in north philadelphia for 50 years and finding new ways to shape and strengthen the community through the arts. new freedom theater was founded in 1966 an outgrowth of the black power movement. >> we are a cultural anchor for north philadelphia, but we have national impact. >> reporter: co-founders johnny alan junior and robert e. leslie. >> we have to stay viable and relevant. >> reporter: leslie odem junior is among the artsists who honed their distills -- skills
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here. >> it has become a haven for african-american artist to bloom and have their voice. >> reporter: the theater puts on lighthearted comedies and serious dramas. adhere they did a political play of tray scron martin's final hours. the fall they added dance and vocal art classes. we have a generation that opened the door for us and we open it for them and they open it for another. >> for details visit freedom or visit the arts for other area events. for 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers. our captain noah special begins at 10:00 a.m. >> here's another clip from the
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>> 5-5. >> okay, okay. >> extreme heat today. >> reporter: another hot one today and tomorrow. the heat index will be more tolerable tomorrow. 97 degrees, with the humidity it will feel like 105 to 107. 94 tomorrow feeling like 97. we hit triple digit heat index numbers on tuesday.
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relief comes, the heat wave ends thursday and friday, temperatures back in the 80s. looking forward to the frosty 89. >> we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> here's a look ahead. >> reporter: gray and nydia good morning, violence erupting in mile walke hundreds of protesters filling the streets. protesters pelted police with rocks and sending businesses ablaze. louisiana state of emergency in effect. emergency crews and national guard working around the clock. we're in the flood zone covering the latest conditions. michael phelps swimming his last lapse in rio. winning gold in his final race
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representing team u.s.a. the swimmer ending his unprecedented career with a historic 28 medals. >> good morning weekend is next on channel 6. "action news" continues a little later this morning. >> philadelphia firefighters had to endure the extreme heat this morning while battling a fire in frankford. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. now, for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han, we'll see you right back here at 9:00 a.m.! flips just like they were in rio. that's going to do it for us. have a great
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good morning, america. breaking news. night of violence. protests erupt in the streets after police in milwaukee shoot an armed man. officers in riot gear under attack. >> i'm getting injured officers here. there's too many rocks coming. shots fired, shots fired. >> this car set on fire. and businesses blazing. the chaotic scene and the investigation this morning. historic floods. relentless rain causing these scenes of disaster. >> get out. give me a knife. give me a knife. >> a woman saved from her sinking car. >> her dog. >> just in the nick of time. >> whoa. >> residents forced from their homes. packing up pets and possessions as rivers rise to record levels. and it's not over. more rain is on the way. switching targets. donald trump taking on a new opponent.


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