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and barnett. 17-year-old was killed and two other young man remain in critical condition. surveillance video shows bronson moton and two other people standing outside of the grocery store last night. a car pulled up and a man in black came out and walked down hawthorne. later they followed in that direction and later in this alley shots were fired. a 21-year-old shot in the neck ran to the nearby police station for help. back on the surveillance video you see the man run back to the idling car outside of the corner store. he was killed and his father wash add way the blood at the scene. >> we took off his clothes and they called his mom and pop all day. >> this man was identified as him and this is video of him
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inside of the store. his parents say he excelled at sports and was well liked. >> was in philly all the time. >> police found a resolver and shoe at the scene along with shell casing from at least two weapons, police hope that the video will help identify the shooter or shooters. >> you took the wrong person mom an dad's son. >> we know there were people out there that saw and know what happened and we need them to contact us. >> police tell "action news" that there are rumors circulating that there is a fourth shooting victim a young man that did not show up for school today. they are working to determine if that is true and establish a motive for last night's deadly violence. >> unbelievable the father had to clean up the crime scene. a fight between a couple turned deadly in southwest philadelphia.
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police say that a 20-year-old woman stabbed her 26-year-old boyfriend in the neck at 9:00 a.m. they were inside of the house on south 60th street at the time and was rushed to the hospital where he later died. so far she has not been charged. two people were injured when their car flipped on i-95 late this morning. delaware state police say an elderly woman lost control in the northbound lanes one mile from the toll plaza in newark. she got trapped in the car and first responder his to use the jaws of life to cut her free. she was then air-lifted to the hospital and the man with her suffered a head injury and a firefighter hurt his leg while working at the scene. investigators are working to pinpoint exactly how the crash happened. >> crews are looking into a freight train derailment in paulsboro, gloucester county. workers were overhead as they inspected the damage.
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two cars derailed when they hit a bent piece of track. officials stress that the cars were empty and the situation never posed a threat to the public. >> another cloud free and comfortable day outside as we get a check of the accuweather forecast. >> lets head outside to meteorologist, adam joseph, enjoying the day. >> i call this refreshing, it was chilly to start but the sunshine this afternoon feeling pretty good. it got below freezing in the poconos, at 29 degrees and 39 for trenton and wilmington and philadelphia the coldest morning since mid may at 45 degrees. as we look at the numbers we are back to close to normal average temperatures. 68 in philadelphia for this time of year 66 right now and 65 in wilmington and right along the shore temperatures there in the low 60s. satellite and radar the crystal clear sky, pretty much starting
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to fade a bit in the western suburbs, high clouds are starting to stream in from the west and notice ocean clouds coming in from the east and it's squeeze played here overnight. low clouds and fog the next couple of mornings but brighter afternoons wednesday and thursday and mainly dry through the rest of the week, there is only one day there could be a couple of light showers. we'll talk about that and look at the upcoming weekend. coming up in the full accuweather forecast forecast. thousands in north carolina are being told to get to higher ground right now as the flooding from hurricane matthew moves downstream. this is new video showing the devastating high waters there, many cities are warning people about dams failing and bridges washing out. we learned today that four more people have lost their lives bringing the american death toll to 30. "action news" will have a live report from north carolina
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coming up at 4:30 today. a man seriously injured in the hoboken train crash is planning to sue new jersey transition. sheldon cash joined his attorneys to make the announcement. he has a broken nose and cuts on his face and lost a finger, he was riding in the first car when it slammed into the hoboken train station. they say the engineer was going 21 miles per hour around twice the speed limit. new jersey transit has not commented on the lawsuit. now the latest for the race not white house, we are exactly four weeks from election day. right now hillary clinton is in florida, talking to voters in miami. former vice president, al gore joined her to talk about climate control. >> lets remember what is at stake, i'm running against a guy that denies science and denies
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climate change and says it's a hoax created by the chinese. >> clinton continues her swing through battleground states, polls also have her riding high against trump. she took a few swings. >> he is an equal opportunity insulting if there ever was one. >> trump still reeling after the release of a 2005 video took aim at hillary clinton and her husband. >> bill clinton was the worst abuser of women ever to sit in the oval office, he ways predator. >> and we are a divided country now, trump went on a twitter attack against house speaker, paul ryan, saying he is no longer campaigning for him after the crude comments about women. other republican leaders followed suit. trump's string of tweets include
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disloyal r's are far more difficult than crooked hillary. >> he said it's so nice the shackles are off of me and i can fight for america the way i want to. donald trump will also be in florida tonight kicking off three days of campaigning in the battleground state. and hillary is also there at this very hour and clinton also getting help from president obama today he is hitting the campaign trail in north carolina. and today is the last day to register to vote in pennsylvania. for those of you living in the delaware, the deadline is this saturday october 15th and new jerseyans have until next tuesday the 18th to register. this presidential election is weighing heavily on the pennsylvania senate race, democrat, katie mcginty is
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trying to unseat pat toomey and the latest poll has them at a statistical dead heat. >> the campaign is going well. i feel good at where we are. >> senator pat toomey is at best running evening with his democratic challenger in most polls. in a fundraiser today he continued to put as much space as possible between him and his fellow nominee donald trump and taking shots at hillary clinton. >> i think we have two badly flawed candidates. that is my view and openly critical of policy positions that donald trump has taken. >> challenger, katie mcginty continues to hang donald trump around his neck. hammering him for not saying if he will vote for donald trump even after trump making lewd
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remarks about women. >> it's unacceptable for our senators to stay silence for so long in the light of a campaign that is divisive and disgusting. >> the problem with donald trump is that they need the trump voters but they need republican voters that don't support trump. >> how about the fact that hillary clinton spent a career lying to the american people. >> mcginty knows that donald trump is red meat for her democratic base and will not let go of the lewd tape. >> what we heard on friday is what we have known, donald trump is lewd, and a low life. >> tensions and stakes are extremely high, so millions more dollarses in campaign contributions will flow in from outside of pennsylvania in the
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home stretch. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> and "action news" wants your help with the upcoming live debate between pat toomey and katie mcginty. send us your questions to social media using #6abcaction or video that debate monday october 24th is live on 6 abc and we hope that you'll help us and also join us. >> many ways to get involved in that. >> time now for the "action news" traffic report. matt pellman is standing by to get us started on a tuesday. >> whether or not you'll like is the ride home is debatable. we have a number of complications already. like the schuylkill expressway in king of prussia westbound side. approaching 202, a fender bender, the good news is it's mostly off to the side and westbound lanes are mostly open to the turnpike. just sluggish. so far the delay is not
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unbearable. this afternoon they reopened 252, it had been closed since the beginning of april for the work on the sewer main, it's open this afternoon. yellow springs road remains closed that is through sometime in november. 252 is back in business today. a welcome relief for people in valley forge national park. and landsdowne a report of a vehicle fire there. and doylestown township by the shops at blueberry hill, a crash jamming us up at house road. and in somerdale camden county look for a crash at 30 the white horse pike. >> lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report. along 20 two lots of congestion because of a crash. we'll check it again sharrie and
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brian coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you. and still ahead on "action news" at 4:00, a new development surrounding samsung's fiery phone, details about the company's latest move making the phone a thing of the past. >> and mission to mars, the sight on the red planet with a goal. and see how a new high tech tool can quickly detect tumor cells during surgery, helping patients beat the odd.
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there is new developments concerning the samsung recall. the company has gone a step furnish saying they are permanently discontinuing the production of the galaxy note 7. this comes a day after it stops sales across the globe. both regulators and critics have the way samsung handled the problem. anyone that owns the note 7 the original and replacement is told to stop using them immediately. most carriers are allowing customers to make exchanges. as we take a look at u.s. stocks, the dow dropping triple digits down just of 200 points but still at 18,000 point range, the nasdaq 82 points and the s&p 500 holding suit almost down 27 points. president obama is p getting serious about humans embarking on a new mission one that includes a giant leap to mars, in an opinion piece, he writes
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he expects to be around to see a crew accomplish that feat. a plan to send humans there by 2020. they are developing systems to let humans stay on mars overnight. and president obama will speak at a science and technology conference on that topic. women facing surgery for breast cancer are always concerned will they get it all. and how will they know? now they have invented a tool to find that out right in the operating room. when dr. lisa of einstein medical center performs a lump ecty the goal is clear. >> typically two millimeters. x-rays in the or help to map tumors it can be irregular like
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spiders. >> you remove a big mass but have not gotten all the tentacles. >> remnants left behind can mean a second operation but a device called a probe can be certain she is moving enough but not too much. we put the probe on the tissue and the tissue is sucked up into the tube and you press a button. >> radio frequency tells her which are malignant and which are normal. when she gets red readings they removes more tissue and records the readings and compares them later. so far she has cut patients second operations in half and hopes it can make women feel comfortable that it can -- >> anything that helps women
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make good choices is helpful. >> and information is powerful. when it comes to beating the odds against breast cancer, join our web chat from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m. you can start submitting your questions on thursday and come out saturday for the making strides walk at memorial hall. this new technology one latest tool in fighting breast can't. >> pretty excites and i'll be at the walk this weekend. looking forward to that. alicia thank you. it is time now for a check of the accuweather forecast. >> lets check back in with adam. he is inside with us now. a beautiful view behind you. >> looking live at sky 6 hd in cape may, you can overlook the atlantic waters, and there is white over the water, white caps developing here and a strong wind off the water and the easterly wind will throw more in the way of clouds our way tonight and early tomorrow morning. right now temperatures at the shore in the lower 60s, 64 in dover and pretty similar in
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trenton, philadelphia or dover or the lehigh valley. 64 and 67 degrees. it's starting to feel like fall especially this morning. almost on the verge of a winter feeling this morning. as we look ahead as you count the days to halloween, 20 short days away, 44 days from thanksgiving and then if you are thinking about the winter solstice, that is 71 days away, but that is not that far. satellite and radar, clouds increasing from the west, they are high clouds and low clouds coming in from the ocean here. and they are coming at us on both fronts here. we see the clouds again increasing overnight tonight and seasonable temperatures and not as chilly as it was this morning. 41 in allentown and 40 in reading and 50 down in dover, so seasonable as we start our wednesday morning.
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there is future tracker painting the picture with a lot of clouds especially to the south and east to start your wednesday and brighter north and west and 40s there 56 in wildwood and as we get into the afternoon the low clouds erode and it takes extra time this time of year because the sunnage is lower and not as strong. we are looking at mid up toer 60s on average for wednesday afternoon. hurricane nicole, a hurricane once again, right now category 1, now heading back to the north and west at 5 miles per hour. and could strengthen further but as small as bermuda is, look at that, the track take its right over bermuda with hurricane warnings on thursday morning as a category 2 possibly and weakens in the north atlantic. we'll continue to watch it for bermuda into wednesday and thursday. as we look at four day at 4:00, 68 tomorrow and morning low
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clouds give way to a brighter afternoon and the same thing for thursday as the temperatures warm into the lower 70s. middle to end of the week it's nice and bright and breezy and 65 degrees and weaken sunshine on saturday. 66 degrees, we'll let you know if that sunshine will spill into the second half of the weekend with the seven day in the next half hour. >> still ahead on "action news," two robbers are caught on camera targeting a new jersey cell phone store plus wireless head phones are put to the test. consumer reports compares battery life and price. and if you have kids who are always fighting in the backseat wait until you see this genius parenting hack a father of triplets came up with. it's going wildly viral.
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police in burlington county are looking for to men who robbed a metro pcs friday
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evening. surveillance shows one flashing a gun at the employee. an accomplice then headed to the cash register and started taking the items and they were looking for a female who was a passenger in their get away car. students teamed up with septa and some philadelphia firefighters today to spread the message of staying safe. the groups came together to unveil the septa car card. the attention is plastered on buses and trains and trolleys across the city. the theme this year is smoking endangers lives, homes and health. holy redeemers students were on hand to get the message out. camden student his a role in their future today. they signed a beam before it was hoisted on to the new mastery hill elementary. it's on state street and river
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avenue and will serve up to 750 children when it opens next fall. it will offer safe recreational places and a digital resource center and after school program. some stores are making a stand this holiday season, some decided to keep their doors closed this holiday season. >> the floodwaters are rising in north carolina. now there is concern that the dam could break causing more damage. we are live with a look at the destruction. 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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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> hello again 4:30 now and "action news" continues with the ongoing investigation into the alleged mail fraud in philadelphia. what workers are accused of doing unaware that a camera was watching. and this bridge demolition did not go has planned. see why the bridge is still standing. and a dad is forced to get creative to keep his triplets paving in the backseat. hundreds of people are still not able to return home because of dangerous and catastrophic flooding in parts of the south caused by hurricane matthew. homes are still sub merged and roads are impassable. and it could get worse before it gets better. marcy gonzales is live now in
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lumberton, north carolina. >> reporter: brian and sharrie, lifelong residents say this is the absolute worst flooding they have ever seen. this road leading to a neighborhood is just impassable. this is one of the main drags into town and at the end there, the water is waist to chest high. we are hear that there could still be people trapped inside of their homes. >> rescue after rescue in north carolina. more than 2000 people pulled to safety so far. >> in lumberton a flood from hurricane matthew turning so much worse with dams and flooding. and sending water over their banks. >> i have never in my life seen so much water so quick. >> from the carolinas to virginia, water destroying
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homes, washing away roads -- >> this is the worst that we have ever had. >> and claiming more lives. more than 30 people killed in the u.s. by matthew and its aftermath. >> too many people have died. and we don't want anymore to die. >> and with rivers expected to stay at major flood stage at least until the end of the weekend, the governors of north and south carolina warn that the dangers are not over. >> like what is happening in marion county, we see them four feet under water and expect those things to continue over the next one to two weeks. >> for now the only way we are seeing people able to get back into town into their homes is by boat. even i-95 you see here behind me is closed for miles in both directions because of the flooding. marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news" back to you. >> thank you. it's incredible to realize
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that it's of often the days after the storm where it gets more dangerous. >> you get the runoff and the tributaries go into the primary streams and things get backed up and they got almost 18 inches of rain and things quickly go up. but around here it's hard to say it's beautiful coming off scenes like that. but as you take a look at the blue sky no matter where are you today. penn's landing 66 degrees and low point at 34 and southeasterly wind at 5 miles per hour. up in the lehigh valley equally nice shot here, with just a few wispy high clouds and 67 is the air temperature and the wind is calm and the dew point is bone dry at 29. and dew point only in the teens, it was the summer it was in the 70s and oppressive out there. the temperature in lake
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wallenpaupack 64. we will chat about nice afternoons and chilly morning in the full accuweather forecast. philadelphia's mail distribution center is facing serious new accusations this time for alleged fraud. employees were unaware that they were under video surveillance for eight weeks some including two supervisors allegedly falsified time sheets in order to collect thousands in overtime pay that were not earned. city comptroller announced his findings today and turned them over. >> they were milking the system for cash they had no right to. there is enough facts that warrants a review by people that are charged with enforcing criminal law to determine if there are criminal law violations. >> the comptroller is investigating the mail center
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for months and previously found thousands of pieces of unprocessed mail sitting in baskets. a man died after being shot four times and now police are looking for his killer. the shooting happened at north 11th street and eerie avenue. officers arrived to find a man shot four times in the head and neck. police have not released details about the shooter. a row home was badly damaged following a fire in the city's port richmond section of the city. you see the firefighters battle the the blaze from the roof of the home. the fire started in the 3600 block. no one was injured, fire investigators are trying to determine how the fire started in the first place. >> and chopper 6 hd was over the scene in burlington county after they battled a fire in willingboro. it took 20 minutes to get under control.
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the cause is under investigation. trenton officials are making big changes inside of city schools after a disturbing discovery about the student population. monica malpass is live in the newsroom. >> children in trenton were found to have led levels than those higher than the children and people of flint, michigan. those sparked a national outcry, to make matters worse a recent test shows that the trenton school district may be in part to blame. john rawlins breaks down the test results and what is next for students in the capital city. and fewer people than ever are taking a multivitamin that doesn't mean that americans are cutting back on supplements entirely. we'll explain that and more coming up on "action news" at 5:00. >> see you in 25 minutes thank you. some philadelphia teens had help figuring out their futures today
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members of the legal community were at ben franklin high school to help students fill out college applications or decide on a major or possible career. seth williams joined other lawyers and judges for the mentoring program. dozens of people put their best food forward in search of a job, more than 30 companies were accepting resumes at the willow grove job fair at the country club. these companies need to hire employees from a wide range of positions from entry level to management. >> some women got take part in a global conversation featuring first lady, michelle obama. the international day of the girl celebrated on october 11th, they hostd this viewing party in wilmington. involving girls around the world highlighting the challenges they
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face and what they need to do to overcome the challenges. still to come on "action news" at 4:00. this time a young girls tears are bringing attention to that country's civil war. >> and terrifying moments when a pickup truck intentionally drove into a large crowd. details of what happened before this and the holiday debate continues, the growing list of stores keeping their doors closed on thanksgiving day. how tall are you?
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how do we measure greatness in america? the height of our skyscrapers? the size of our bank accounts? no. it's measured by what we do for our children. the values we pass on. i've spent my life fighting for kids and families and it will be my mission to build a country where our children can rise as high as their dreams and hard work take them. that means good schools for every child in every zip code. college that leads to opportunities... not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that lets them start a family of their own. we face big challenges, but we can solve them the same way families do. working together. respecting one another. and never giving up. i want our success to be measured by theirs. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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these images from syria continue to show the heart break that surrounds the deadly civil war there. in the video the terrified young girl is calling out for her father after an air raid destroyed her home. she was pulled from the rubble
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and cared for by medics and was reunited by her family members that are all okay. a protest against columbus day turned violent when someone drove their pickup truck into a crowd of people. this is video from reno, nevada. the man in the truck was harassing them earlier. and when they gathered on a crosswalk the truck stopped in front of them and there was an altercation and the truck trove through the group and one person was taken to the hospital but is recovering. and with that bang this 93-year-old bridge should have come tumbling down but as you see it did not. despite the planned implosion, the bridge is still standing over the arkansas river in little rock. and they are trying to figure out why the detonation did not work and now officials will use tug bolts and cables to try to physically pull it down. big talkers now. a growing number of stores are
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staying closed on thanksgiving day. last week the mall of america in minnesota took the first stand choosing to keep its doors closed on the holiday. saying it's a day for family. this decision was applauded by many especially mall employees, today a long list of stores are following suit like hh greg and staples will be closed for a second year straight and add to that barnes and noble and christmas tree shop and pier one and tjmaxx and dozens more. the king of prussia mall will be open but individual stores can make a decision whether or not they want to be open on the holiday. so far nordstrom and neiman marcus say they will be closed. what do you think about that one? every year there is a costume that gets the public's blood boiling and this year it's
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halloween like hollow meme for what they are calling a distasteful spoof on kim kardashian. the paris costume. for 69 degrees you get the wig and glasses and a fake gag rope for hand tying plus a replica of the $4 million ring the thieves made off with. social media says they are the subject of many spoofs in the past this one crosses the line. and finally raising triplets has to be a handful. this is one of jake wright's life hacks and how he gets a hand handle on them. this was r one has the guys at
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the drive-thru calling him a peer here. there are foam dividers to separate them. they look happy there, triplet world peace achieved. the father from ohio says as the little guys get smarter he has to get more creative adding that one day they will out smart me. i hope that day is not soon. when it comes to the wild world of parenting multiples, this guy seems to have it down. just a few foam dividers from the hardware store. no fighting but the one guy in the middle is crying. >> they looked stunned and could get over it. >> brian you may want to consider it as the father of multiples. >> i am considering it. lets get another check of the roads tonight. matt pellman is in the traffic center an update. looking for another form of sanity matt. >> we have multiple problems on
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these roadways, we'll try to help you out smart them. on 95 through delco, you don't want to right now a crash behind the overpass blocking all the northbound lanes. can you see how no northbound trouble is getting through the blew route and the delay is becoming colossal. it's a parking lot from the state line to the accident scene at 320 avenue of the states there in chester. so here is how we out smart it. stay local through chester on 13 or 291 or north on route 1, baltimore pike those are all options, and 95 northbound is a parking lot right now through delaware county and of course we'll update you again in the 5:00 hour. an issue in upper darby a crash at westchester pike at hillside avenue. and i promised you an update on the northeast extension where we had reports of a vehicle fire. haven't heard anything more
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about it, speeds look fine. cross that one off the list. in doylestown township, a major crash blocking the southbound lanes of 611 easton road by the pizza uno. stay on 633 or 202, 611 southbound with the single digit speeds and blockage is not where you want to be. byberry road is closed for road work and the star view diner a crash near somerdale road. and newcastle county a crash at new kirk highway there by advanced auto parts. we'll check the 95 situation especially coming up in the 5:00 hour. >> thank you. halloween came early for special kids see how local children are getting into the spirit. >> stepping outside sky 6 hd giving you the beautiful view from our temple camera. adam joseph has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast
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next. do you own a plane? do you own a bank? pat toomey owned both. but it's the fact that toomey owns a seat in the u.s. senate
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that should really concern us. while on the senate banking committee, pat toomey voted to rewrite rules to help bankers like him ...and he tried to eliminate protections put in place to stop wall street's risky practices. pat toomey: looking out for wall street and himself, not pennsylvania. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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we are just discussing the comforts of fall. >> we were talking about ice-cream. pumpkin ice-cream. >> it feels like fall. >> it felt like winter at some spots but the action cam is enjoying the fall day along the schuylkill river capturing the zoo balloon view, they almost look more brown than colorful given the dry summer we have. a lot of people had the same idea. snapping a similar shot. take a look at this from donald from my facebook page. the deep blue sky, he took a walk along kelly drive capturing
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it's 6 abc zoo balloon in the air with hardly a cloud and allison also on my facebook posted the same exact photo so something in the air today along kelly drive to snap a pick or two. stormtracker 6 live double scan not much going on and high clouds are coming in from the west. and also some low clouds coming in from the ocean and they merge here overnight and clouds are on the increase temperature-wise here this afternoon with the full sun below average, but just by a degree or two. 66 millville and 66 in philadelphia and poconos started at 29 this morning and a nice recovery back into the low 60s this afternoon. we have low clouds from the west and following you can see low clouds over the ocean trying to pull in as well. both again going to collide here and with the increasing clouds tonight temperatures will not drop as much.
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because the clouds act as a blanket trying to hold in heat. seasonable 40 to 49 by tomorrow morning. 68 in the afternoon, low clouds or fog in the morning will burn off to sunshine at 68 degrees high pressure off to the north and east. then as we approach thursday here, cold front arrives from the north and west and warmer ahead of that front and morning clouds and sun in the afternoon and clouds coming in with the front, 72 degrees, at the same time nicole could hit bermuda as a hurricane 2. and then the front pushes it away. could be a sprinkle or quick shower north of philadelphia during the latter part of the afternoon hours but overall a dry day for most of us. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 68 any morning low clouds will give way to sun both afternoons and warmer come thursday, and bright but breezy here behind that
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front. temperatures drop at 65 degrees, perfect to start the weekend saturday, 66 and full sunshine for the most part and sunshine and a few clouds here on sunday. warmer at 70 degrees, and rather cloudy on monday and the next system comes through with a cloud or two. far from a washout at 71 and partly sunny and warm on tuesday at 74 degrees, typical if not above normal at times of fall like weather over the next seven day. >> no more mention of the winter word you gave. >> it's coming, there is no stopping it. >> we have some time. >> we do. wireless head phones are becoming more popular especially because of the new apple iphone, consumer reports puts three popular brands to the test.
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well, as you know apple's new iphone 7 doesn't have a head phone jack options are using the lightning port or the blue tooth head phones. >> nearly every type of headphone, home or studio style, portable or noise canceling come with a wireless option and you can listen to music without your phone out of your pocket. >> we have ratings some with good quality. >> consumer reports experts say check out the sony head phones for $200. >> they have good sound quality and they will keep sound out while keeping your music in. >> and check out these head phones from audio techica.
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>> you get a 24 month warranty. >> a noise canceling pair could come in handy. but they can be pricey. consumer reports says that the $400 parrot z 3 head phones have excellent noise reduction and excellent sound quality. and knee audio's x 7 plus. >> they stay in place even with a lot of vigorous movement and at $85 they are a consumer reports best buy. >> one of the downside is that they typically run on rechargeable batteries that could leave you with another electronic device to keep charges. >> the new iphone 7 comes with a set of ear pods with lightning connecter so you can plug in your old head phones through the lightning port. but sign of the times the cords are a thing of the past. >> technology always changing. finally at 4:00 it's about the treats for a special group
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of children having fun for halloween. our cameras were there for the halloween party for the dupont hospital party for children. today there was smiles as halloween came to them. the children got a chance to make arts and crafts and shop for their own costume. many of these young opinions may not be able to trick or treat with their friends and family this year. so they hosted the party just for them sfwlt smiles mean everything. >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00, i'm brian taff, hope you'll join me along with sharrie williams tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. >> now here is rick williams and monica malpass. >> hi there. coming up next on "action news" at 5:00, governor chris christie breaks his silence days after donald trump's lewd comments
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towards women surface to the public. >> and the push to register voters just weeks out from election day. and the eagles will have to play without one of their starters until the end of the year. those stories and more next at 5:00.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. obviously i was disappointed by what happened. and you know, disappointed in some respects by the response initially. but i am still supporting him. in the end the election is about bigger issues than just that. >> governor chris christie speaks out in support of donald trump today after a weekend of silence from one of his most ardent supporters, he is still backing the republican nominee. the big story on "action news" is the race for the white house. >> governor christie is the latest big name gop lawmaker to take a side after the lewd comments against women caused --
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but roughly two dozen republican lawmakers have written off the republican candidate including speaker of the house paul ryan. trump when on the attack saying that the shackles are taking off calling ryan weak and ineffective. >> democrats continue to rally around hillary clinton. with just four weeks until election day. clinton teamed up with former vice president al gore to push for voter support. and it marked a milestone for the battleground state of pennsylvania. it's the final day to register to vote. and they are pushing to get as many voters signed up as possible. bob brooks live with more on today's efforts. >> reporter: monica and rick, there are a lots of people working really hard all over the place to get people registered to vote so they can do so on no


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