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the first category 4 hurricane to hit haiti since 1964. the u.s. has deployed disaster teams to haiti and jamaica. we'll get the latest from cecily tynan and adam joseph and bob brooks is staked out in atlantic city. setly tell us about the potential track of this storm. >> reporter: and bearing down in eastern cuba, maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour. this is a monster storm and will is the eye it's beginning to collapse now. as it is interacting with cuba. and it looks to pass through the island today and the problem is that this storm system is maintaining its strength and moving very slowly. maximum sustained wins of 140 miles per hour and moving due north at 9 miles per hour and it looks like a ridge of high
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pressure will push in from the northwest as it heads to the bahamas, still a cat 4, maximum sustained winds decreasing to 130 miles per hour, and here is the latest track. it has shifted well to the west in florida. there is potential for a major hurricane lan fall along the northeast coast of florida either at a cat 4 or cat 3. but then the latest track takes it again another potential landfall near the outer banks of north carolina by saturday afternoon and then it gets picked up and begins to accelerate up the coast by sunday afternoon off the coast of long island still as a hurricane. a cat 1 hurricane. you look at the center but have you to look at the entire cone. it should shift inland or farther out to sea. it depends on how it interacts. >> there is a couple of different scenarios that could
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unfold. we are talking about our area four days from now, we are tracking energy with matthew we can see here by friday evening, off the coast of south carolina, this area of energy, a trough, a cold front. depending on the speed of this and speed and strength of matthew how they interact with one another. that is late saturday by noon time on sunday. if they interact and this trough is too strong it will kick this storm out to sea well to the south of the carolinas, but if this trough is very weak it will allow matthew to ride directly up the eastern seaboard. that is something we have to continue to follow. what we know today is that no matter the track we'll see some heavy rain in our region here on saturday. because the cold front will steal some moisture no matter what from matthew. the closest approach to the shore line would be saturday
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night. the storm as of this morning shows the model off the coast rather than hugging our coastline that is some good news but still bring strong rip currents and rough surf. when cecily tynan comes back she will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast for you. lets switch live to bob brooks on the boardwalk in atlantic city. bob whether or not the shore take a substantial hit is unclear. but can we assume that lots of folks are getting ready any way >> reporter: well jim, any time you hear a storm of had magnitude are on its way people take precautions and preparations are made. as far as beaches go, you see what looks like a wall of sand, that is beach erosion and nobody wants any of that to get any worse. in brigantine the motto is better safe than sorry. crews are out piling up dirt to
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keep the ocean from spilling over. hurricane matthew could be on the way. neighbor chuck says that memories of hurricane sandy is the likely reason for being so proactive. >> like me they learned their lesson too. you have to be proactive once the hurricane hits. even bad weather, even if the hurricane were to hit here. >> this is what it looks like right now, every entrance on to the beach in brigantine. piling up several feet that the water can't get over if the hurricane comes. not everyone is ready to start storm preparations. the office of money management says they are waiting a little. we caught up to bob and sue who own homes in florida and ocean city. with matthew they have to worry about both is from we have the awnings up and taking the porch furniture in and that is all can you do. >> we talked to kate and nelson
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who lived in ocean city for a long time. they will not start making vacation plans yet. >> we have lived here for 50 years and nothing has ever happened. >> back out live here, we spoke way lot of people about the storm. everyone is talking about it. and the one thing i hear from the majority of people is that if the storm does come and is going to hit. they are going to leave. after sandy they don't wants to go through another experience like that again. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thank you bob. we would like to remind you that you can follow the path of hurricane matthew any time at you can fine our interactive hurricane tracker showing you where the storm is expected to strike next. and get the latest from accuweather on the impact that matthew could have on this area. the suspect arrested for the murder of an 8-year-old girl it
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camden made his first appearance in court today. arrested for the death of gabrielle carter. the mother cried in court this morning. prosecutors say that brown was one of the shooters that shot at another man but a bullet shot and killed gabrielle instead. brown fled to a relatives home in tennessee where he was arrested. brown is held on $1.5 million bail. investigators searching for a lower macungie woman that went missing in 2013 have discovered a human bone, 42-year-old holly grim was last seen taking her son to a bus stop three years ago. the case had gone cold when state police executed a search warrant. the home belongs to a former coworkers. she has to believe ta her daughter is still alive.
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>> very no other way to look at this. i don't like the negative things i hear. people are making judgment way ahead of time. >> results of dna tests on the human bone are expected in the next month. it has not been linked to grim, the homeowner has not been charged. the new 6 abc franklin and marshall poll is out and shows hillary clinton expanding her lead in pennsylvania. she now leads donald trump by 9 points, 47% to 38% of likely voters. the margin of error is a hefty plus or minus 6.1 percentage points. hillary clinton was in our area today in haverford township and john rawlins was there. >> reporter: adoring supporters welcomed the candidate and daughter chelsea. >> the ability to pay for the
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necessities of life affordable child care. >> topics range from family leave to closing gun law loopholes to this woman's question about black lives matters issues. >> we need everybody to work on diaz calculating situations. understanding what we all face because remember people are scared on both sides. of those transactions. >> training and deescalation makes sense to this woman. >> people are reacting both fast on both ends, both people are scared and leading to tragedy after tragedy. >> college costs another topic. >> first if are you in a family of $125,000 or less, you will be able to go to a public college or university tuition free. okay? >> for those already in debt, clinton proposes refinancing at
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lower rates or working off the date in the public sector, if you are willing to be a firefighter or police officer or nurse serving the public we'll have loan forgiveness. >> clinton didn't say how she would pay for her free college program but a check of the website says it would be paid for by limiting tax exceptions for high income earners. >> republican presidential nominee, donald trump rallied for supin arizona this afternoon. speaking at an event in prescott valley. trump went on the attack and listed clinton's failure to create jobs in new york and called her email scandal as secretary of state shameful and defended his use of the tax laws to his benefit. >> the candidates square off in their one and only debate tonight. you can watch the squareoff with
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mike pence and tim kaine tonight at 9:00. coming up on "action news" tonight. ben simmons has surgery to repair his fractured foot and ducis rogers has more on when the rookie may return to the floor. a blast from the past as the new jersey state museum prepares to open a new exhibit called toy world. it's a great time but some how it hurts to know the toys i played with as a child is now in a museum. a look next on "action news." while the graphic shows that hurricane matthew will continue down the east coast. i'll have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> those stories and more tonight. approve this message.
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i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she's a slob. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]? absolutely. do you treat women with respect? i can't say that either. c'mohappy birthday! i survived a heart attack. i'm doing all i can to keep from having another one. and i'm taking brilinta. for people who've been hospitalized for a heart attack. i take brilinta with a baby aspirin. no more than one hundred milligrams as it affects how well it works. brilinta helps keep my platelets from sticking together and forming a clot. brilinta reduced the chance
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archbishop chaput led the blessing this afternoon the affordable housing development serves the kensington section of philadelphia. it includes 40 one bedroom apartment buildings. it was completely occupied by july. new at 6:00 tonight. did you know that new jersey was one of the major toy manufacturers in the country. and now there is a state museum. here is new jersey correspondent, nora muchanic. >> toys are fun and make people smile. >> that is what you'll do when you see this exhibit at the new jersey state museum called toy
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world. i got a sneak peek of how important new jersey was to the toy manufacturing industry in the last century. >> they created a whole series of these wind up tin plate toys that created an amusement park. >> it was the south jersey version of lionel trains. and it was created by a businessman that had a farm in morristown. >> he came up with a new and exciting shred that you could steer and it took off and became a staple for generations. >> new jersey was making 10% of all the toys in america and things were changing from tin to plastic. remember these goodies? they are on display with the black and white commercials that promoted them. >> can you learn important aspects of the states history
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and nation's history and world history. >> runs until the end of the april. if you would like to take a step back in time this is the place to be. nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." pat toomey was even willing to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shut down the government over planned parenthood? i think we ought to shut down pat toomey. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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sixers open they are preseason schedule. and of course ben simmons won't be there. >> the sixers top pick underwent surgery to fix the jones fracture in his foot. and there is no time table for his return. he gets exhibition play and he will be lipitied to 10 minutes and coach brown cannot wait to see what he can do. >> to watch him make multiple trips of a floor in a 76ers uniform. i don't care if it's preseason or regular season or whatever.
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for me personally, that is something we have all waited for for a while and there is a tremendous amount of pride to be able to do that. the birds hopes that lane johnson goes with them. hoping hear from the suspension. a ruling could come today or a week from now. it could be reduced or kept the same or wiped out entirely. the birds had the day off of practice, and connor barwin. >> was busy. >> he paid us a visit after a by week he spent in an obscure place. >> why cuba? >> i'm interested. you know. it finally opened unand americans can travel there and i
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want to see what the country looks like and it's like a time warp. >> you look pretty cuban there? >> i felt like i fit in, i liked the food and the whole vibe. i was out in the country a lot and that was my favorite part. >> anyone recognize you in cuba? >> no, nobody. but i was humongous compared to the people over there. >> one of only three undefeated teams left in the nfl, they are moving up the power rankings. but barwin didn't pay attention. >> some say you are like 30 out of 32 teams. >> they had you that low. >> that low? >> yes, and u"usa today" had yo up to four. >> we beat a good steelers team obviously but the challenge now it's a different team going on the road in a dome. we play outside.
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there is challenges we need to go in and overcome. >> a challenge they are up to, they are back on the field tomorrow. >> to the ice, the flyers beat the rangers in exhibition play but it's the rough play that has everybody talking. the flyers defense man hit rangers defense man right into the board and he was given a suspense and a trip to the showers. >> the flyers plan to hold a whiteout. >> i think our kids are the kind of kids that much prefer this nan a loud rocky atmosphere. i prefer that rather than are my guy as wake or not? >> join us for temple football play book. at 9:45 on saturday.
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and rehabilitation hospital in philadelphia received a visit from a gold winning par olympian today. michelle is fresh from rio with four par olympian medals, she fought back from an injury after falling five stories from a window. permanent weakness in her legs made her eligible for the paralympic swimming. katie v/o: she works hard. she stays late. but she gets paid 21% less than her male coworkers. pat toomey has voted time after time
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against equal pay for women, against pay that helps hard working families get ahead. katie o/c: for my daughters and yours, i'll fight for equal pay for women. families need it; you've earned it. katie v/o: i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message because it's your turn to get ahead.
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so the tri-state area may have to deal with a hurricane. >> that is exactly right. over the weekend it depends on
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the ultimate track of matthew. it could maintain category 4 status as it heads towards florida. this is a dangerous storm. in the short-term we have quiet weather this week. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing tonight we have dry conditions and clouds today and the easterly flow keeping temperatures in the 60s. philadelphia 65 right now and our high only 68 with the cloud cover and reading 63 and millville 64 and cape may 65. satellite 6 along with action radar showing with these wins out of the northeast pulling in cloud cover and overnight high pressure begins to nudge down, what that means tonight could have a bit of patchy fog and mostly cloudy skies and 55 to 58 degrees but tomorrow we break into at least partly sunny skies and tomorrow is a bit warmer than today. 72 degrees and morning fog giving way to sunshine and cape may cooler and more cloud cover there, 67 and wilmington 70
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degrees. all eyes on hurricane matthew, hitting eastern cuba as a category 4 hurricane. the eye wall diminishing and collapses as it interacts with the cliffs over cuba and maximum sustained winds 140 miles per hour. it's southeast of miami and a big storm. tropical storm force winds extend 180 miles from the center even areas without a direct hit will be affected. these are the spaghetti plots. there is a good consensus bringing that storm to the coast of florida early on friday morning. could be a major katz category 3 hurricane and then good consensus bringing it to the carolinas saturday morning. and then you can see they fan
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out. we are not exactly sure, will it take an inland tractor will it be kicked out to sea? what determines that is how it interacts with the trough, a cold front from the west. scenario number one shows the trough is weak and it can syphon the storm up the coast. if that happens we'll deal with nasty weather, late saturday into sunday, strong gusty winds and heavy rain and beach erosion, however if that trough is stronger, it can kick the storm out to sea. if that happens, we get some rain and wouldn't be all that intense and the heaviest offshore it's breezy and not damaging winds, either way we are looking at rough surf and beach erosion no matter if it takes an on shore tractor heads out to sea. i'll keep you posted. a nice day and morning fog and 72 and thursday mostly sunny and
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75 and friday partly sunny and 76. and saturday rain developing thanks to matthew and 73 degrees and sunday breezy and lingering rain. if the storm system is close to the coast 67 and next week mostly sunny and 64 for columbus day and tuesday sun and clouds with a high of 67. a new update and updated storm track tonight at 11:00. >> we'll have it here. >> world news tonight with david muir is next on channel 6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff and adam joseph and ducis rogers, and please join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. for cecily tynan and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
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tonight, breaking news. a direct hit. hurricane matthew strikes. the category 4 storm, deadly already. 700 miles wide. and here in the u.s. tonight, states of emergency declared in several states. massive evacuations planned. and the new track, showing it moving right up the coast, florida, the carolinas, potentially right through philly and new york. also tonight, the massive gas explosion. two homes leveled. authorities had a 22-minute warning. donald trump, after reports he might not have paid federal income taxes for nearly two decades, tonight, trump in his own words. what he says is unfair. and the vp showdown tonight. late developments. the man who showed up at the white house with a gun, shot by police. his alleged


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