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>> good morning it is 5:30 a.m., october 8. gray is off, i'm alicia vitarelli here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." i said it, i was wrong and i apologize. >> an apology for vulgar sexually charged comments about women a decade ago. this morning, donald trump is dealing with the fallout. new overnight passer byes alert officials to a burning home. south carolina and georgia are
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being battered by hurricane matthew. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it's nice now, but later today, the rain starts. >> reporter: are you going to do pumpkin picking? >> i want to do pumpkin picking. looks like i'll be taking over from this point on. 61 degrees in philadelphia. for the most part it's fairly calm. nice and tranquil. mostly cloudy conditions, low 60s for the city of philadelphia. and upper 50s north and west. so not too bad. 57 in allentown. trenton 56. beach haven, 67. wilmington, 62. dover checking in at 64. here's satellite and radar there's the moisture that we are watching off to the west across central pennsylvania and moving through haggers town and maryland knocking on the door to haggers town and williamsport. it will start here first and
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slowly drift east, anytime after lunch we should see the wet weather move in. cloudy skies and damp by afternoon. the morning is dry, showers expected by 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 70 degrees is the forecasted high. i want to take you to south carolina, this is hilton head, this is charleston. this is the eye wall making its way onshore. it never made landfall when it was passing along the state of florida. this is the most dangerous part of the storm. where we're seeing the 100-plus mile an hour winds. we're seeing the heavy storm surge and torrential rain. when i come back we'll have the latest stats and track on hurricane matthew and the cooler seven-day forecast in ten minutes. >> new overnight, video was released from an a apologetic and some called defiant donald trump. the republican presidential nominee was apologizing for a
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graphic conversation he had off camera he had with a television personality ten years ago. >> reporter: a hot mic and blast from the past. a 2005 conversation from access hollywood billy bush, the bill bill -- billionaire trying to sleep with a married woman. it took place months after marrying his wife melinia. he said his celebrity status helped with women. >> i used tick tacks in case i start kissing. i'm automatically attracted to beautiful women. when you're a star they let you do it, you can do anything, grab them by the bleep. trump emerges from the bus, how
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are you? i've seen you, terrific. >> reporter: trump said this was alarm banter bill clinton has said far worst to me on the golf course not even close. trump responds to the damage video. i never said i am a perfect person or pretended to be someone i'm not. i've said and done something i reregret. any one who knows me knows these words don't reflect who i am. i said it, i was wrong and i apologize. brian clark abc new york. >> clinton campaign said it was horrific and he should not be allowed to be president. >> bernie sanders will be in philadelphia today to campaign for clinton, he will be at the university of arts on south broad street.
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he will have a campaign event in scranton. he will discuss the minimum wage and free college tuition and global warning. the deadline to register is october 11. in delaware october 15. in new jersey, it's october 18. be sure to tune into the second presidential debate tomorrow night at 9. co-moderate by abc's martha raddatz. hurricane matthew continues to bring heavy rains and high winds to georgia and the coral lines that. this storm claimed four lives in florida and knocked out power to more than a million people there, as well affirm combination of sea and rain water has made many roads i am am -- impassable.
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>> storm force winds will hit georgia for the next 24 hours. >> it's getting worse we're looking at major storm surges and major winds. >> hurricane matthew left behind a trail of devastation in haiti where reports vary between 3 and 900 people dead. our coverage of hurricane matthew continues at and the 6abc news app. we have pictures of the devastation from the storm and also hurricane tracker to monitor matt that you's progress. >> turning to other news, a passer by may have prevented things from becoming much worse when they saw a camden county town home in flames. the action cam was on the scene in gibbs borough before 3:00 a.m. a passing motorist saw flames shooting from the first floor and called 911. nobody was hurt. no word on what sparked the blaze. this morning police are
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looking for whoever threw rocks at a school bus and injured a boy on board. chopper 6 hd was above the scene broad and wing hocken street. police say a window was shattered after someone hurled rocks at the bus, the boy was hurt, but not seriously. this was surveillance video of a s&p of a home invasion ended with a student tied up and robbed inside her bedroom. the suspects tried various windows and doors in wynnfield before climbing through a third floor window. one covers a light with clothing to hide their activity. police say one was armed with a gun and large hunting knife. they stole a purse, electronic and the victims' car. a popular hall wine attraction in berks county has become the target of threefs. police say more than a thousand
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dollars worth of power tools were taken from a haunted house under construction. they belonged knowledge to a volunteer who was the building the attraction. proceeds from the haunted house goes to local organizations and students. a montgomery county family is a step closer to the american dream and they now have a home to call their own. it started with a generous donation and kindly heart of a businessman. jeff chirico has their story. >> reporter: we were there as little ones excitedly checked out their bed rams ram for the first time. dedication day for the habitat for humanity started the project. >> it was hard to afford anything that was big enough for me and the kids, but habitat made it possible. >> welcome to your home. >> so did this guy, real estate
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investors donated the home to habitat along $50,000. he grew up in poverty and found food and comfort in his friend's home. >> when i didn't have enough to eat, they came here and fed me. they took care of me. >> fast forward 30 years, his friend bought the house which had fallen in disrepair. i came up and was going to flip it for a profit, i felt uncomfortable. >> we take the worst houses in the neighborhoods and turn them into the best houses in the neighborhood. >> reporter: habitat for montgomery county did just that, their 62nd home. riley will pay for it with a zero percent mortgage. it will allow her children to go to college. >> there's a twist to the story. it turns out the children late father grew up across the street
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in the red house right there right next store to where lenny grew up, he said that's much more than coincidence. >> we were friends, full circle. that's the way the lord works. >> in norristown, channel 6 "action news." easing the pain of saying goodbye to a loved one. we have more on what you need to ton. plus, hurricane matthew churns off the coast of south carolina. >> reporter: some of these showers are heading this way this afternoon, details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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has an a way of impacting -- how bad a natural disaster will be by how many restaurants shut down. hurricane irene was in the top ten always the most expensive in history. waffle house effect. this is matthew's latest track with south carolina,
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obviously bracing for impact there. >> reporter: right now it looks like charleston, south carolina may end up seeing the worst of it. when the storm was passing by florida, the eye wall which is where the strongest winds are, the most dangerous part of the storm, stayed offshore. 100-plus mile an hour wind off cape canaveral. now it's moving up along south carolina. >> the winds -- >> reporter: it piles up the water and 120-mile an hour winds can knock over structures things like that. let's talk about the wet weather that's heading this way. here's the view in atlantic city. it's quiet out there this morning, we have mainly cloudy conditions, the clouds are lowering and thickening, the wet weather will hold off until
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after lunchtime. right now the radars are clear. 61 degrees in philadelphia. not as cool as previous mornings. winds are out of the northeast the 5 miles per hour. we're showing 57 in allentown. reading 58. 58 in lancaster. 61 for philadelphia millville. cape may, 67. trenton, 56 degrees. satellite and radar now we have a couple of features that we're watching one is this cold front here which is drawing or lifting some of the moisture from hurricane matthew northward, had we not had this front, most of the moisture would have stayed to the south. it's acting a siphon and drag the moisture northward. 1:00 p.m., showers south and west of philadelphia. 6:00 p.m., same thing. i think the model is under done
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here. we'll have source across south jersey, transitioning over to a steady rain over south jersey and delaware overnight. that continues into sunday morning, eventually seeing that rain pull away and clouds giving way to sunshine by afternoon. sunday starts out damp it's an improving day. we start out with clouds and the wet weather moves in later on. here's charleston, south carolina here's hilton head. you can see it pull inland here. this is where the hurricane force winds are situated in the red color. it's going parallel to the coast and up to wilmington, north carolina. maximum staged winds are down to 105 miles per hour. moving to the north/northeast at 12 miles per hour, the pressure is starting to rise which means
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the storm is beginning to weaken. the path will take on an unusual track it will make a right hand turn out to sea and to the right eventually and bear down on the about a hall -- bahamas and southeastern coast of south florida. forecast for us today. mostly cloudy, showers, this afternoon, 70 degrees is the forecasted high. shower activity holds off later on, cloudy in the morning, temperatures in the 60s. afternoon, 70 degrees, wet weather breaks out after 2:00 p.m. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 66 degrees, morning rain sunday, some afternoon sunshine, a cooler day, breezy, as well. monday, sunny and nice, 65. tuesday, 67. partly sunny skies, wednesday, clouds and sun, 69 not a bad day. thursday, partly sunny, 72.
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friday, sunny skies, cooler, 68 degrees. the only chance of rain is the system pulling through later this afternoon and tonight, the rest of the seven day is clear. >> hopefully not while i'm out pumpkin picking this afternoon. thank you very much. you can find storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time of the day on our website at chris has been a busy guy this week recently discovered the latest addition for entertainment in fishtown. we have "fyi philly." >> reporter: next to the fill more is revolution, i walked into this place, i was like wow. revolution is a whopping 50,000 square feet convert president an old metal factory to a new-age entertainment venue. this is the 7th revolution for the owner. the jersey shore native is proud to bring this one to his
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hometown. there's two levels, the main floor has 26 lanes of bowling. >> i don't know if i want to get up to bowl. >> reporter: upstairs is a full service restaurant that includes a draw dropping option. it's the mother burger. >> we don't have a knife for this we have a saw. >> reporter: it's part of the oversize entertainment revolution. >> what we created it was a unique entertainment environment. >> you'll be so shocked criminals ate that entire burger by himself. >> no, he is laughing over there. you can see more of chris' "fyi philly," he did do some bowling. you don't want to miss that on 6abc. rld.
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children. fda said stop using home -- homopathic teething pills and guess. it causes seizures and lethargy. cvs has pulled the products from their shelves. working the night shift does not raise a woman's risk for breast cancer based on on new analysis 800,000 working women. however, working the night shift and disrupting your body clock increases diabetes heart attack and injuries on the job. this is what's called trauma hall. it's a robot that's training emergency response crews. it can use real equipment.
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it speaks and blinks and simulates bleeding and seizure. >> the structure can do whatever needs to be done to insure hall- hal is controlled by a robot 100 feet away.
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it. >> south carolina is feeling the effects of hurricane matthew, we'll have a live report on the storm, next. 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 against equal pay for women, against pay that helps hard working families get ahead. katie o/c: for my daughters and yours,
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its way up the atlantic coast. the storm may have weakened overnight, but the hurricane force winds are being felt in the popular resort town of hilton head and prich s island, south carolina. good morning, i'm alicia vitarelli. the big story is on hurricane matthew, the storm was felt in georgia and south carolina. waves were seen crashing over a sea wall in charleston. the stormed is blamed on killing four people in florida. more than a million homes and businesses are without power this morning in the sunshine state. it has left a wide swath of damage including this church spire that toppled in jacksonville, florida. it's a story that we are following for you, of course, e


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