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the suspect had a drug habit to feed and went on a burglary spree stealing from strangers neighbors and even kids. >> we think he probably kicked it in. >> it was a thursday afternoon in late office. dawn came home and saw her back door damaged and open and immediately called police and found 1400 there's worth of jewelry stolen from the bathroom. >> six or eight pairs of earrings from my family and brothers and a watch my husband gave me. >> police say that james murray is the man that burglarized 15 homes sin july and attempted to break into several others including the home of rolanda. >> he kicked it and the light kicked on and kicked the door like this -- and when he did that he busted it. >> he thinks the motion sensor
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light likely scared off murray and they developed him address a suspect after allegedly breaking into this home and stole $75,000 worth of jewelry and is accused of selling a $5,000 omega watch for $50. and in august he walked out of his parent's limerick home and hopped a fence and burglarized his neighbors and stole electronics and jewelry and a kids piggy bank. >> we hope that at some point mr. murray will come to his sentences and help these people get precious things they lost. >> police say that murray is not cooperating and remains behind bars at the montgomery county correctional facility. live in limericking chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." police have identified the pilot and passenger injured in yesterday's plane crash in camden county.
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officials say that 66-year-old wayne gillcrest of marlton was at the controls when the plane crashed yesterday afternoon and 72-year-old david misac was injured. both are expected to survive. the cause of the crash is still under investigation tonight. it is day two of a faculty strike for more than a dozen pennsylvania state universities, the action cam spotted both faculty and students on the picket line at westchester university. one of 14 schools affected by the strike. they are add odds overpay and benefit costs. turning to politics now, a new announcement from republican presidential nominee donald trump after his stunning statement at last night's debate. last night trump would not comment to accepting the results of the general election in
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november. today he had this to say at a rally in ohio. >> i will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election if i win. [ cheers and applause ] >> this has high-profile supporters for hillary clinton hit the campaign denouncing trump for the comments. we'll have nor coming up at 5:30. in pennsylvania secretary of state pedro cortez addresses recent commons about the integrity of elections across the state and they are safe guarded and voter intimidation will be punished on election day. and tom gordon wants the man that beat him in september's primary election off the november ballot.
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gordon's attorney filed the complaints about matt myers residency, meyer has to have been a resident since the 11th and today meyer's campaign sent "action news" a drivers license issued 2011 and called the complaint disappointing but not surprising but handed over additional evidence in the spirit of transparency. police are dropping the case against the head master of haverford school. but the district attorney says there is not enough evidence to proceed with prosecution, the da has withdrawn the charge and closed the case. he was placed on administrative leave but the board of trustees will assess the situation in light of this new development.
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turning to accuweather and the cloudy days ahead for the delaware valley, looking outside of the ben franklin bridge tonight, the chances are rain increasing as we move into the weekend and get ready to say good-bye to this object heat. we are in for some big changes come saturday. meteorologist, cecily tynan is live outside with more. cecily we'll enjoy the sleeveless shirts and dresses while we can. >> you won't want to go sleeveless into the weekend but today felt like summer again. another record high. philadelphia hit a high of 81 degrees breaking the record of 80 set in 1938. yesterday it made it up to 86. still very mild and humid right now. philadelphia 76 and reading the same and wilmington 75 and millville 75 and trenton 70 and allentown 73 and cape may currently 70 degrees. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing though changes are on
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the way, you see the showers and thunderstorms across the ohio valley, that is all ahead of a cold front that is slowly moving our way and behind that system we have the very cold air arriving for the weekend. as we look ahead we have one more day tomorrow temperatures in the 80s that will make it five in a row and temperatures crash friday night and saturday gusty winds and chilly temperatures and i'm actually talking windchills believe it or not. details in the accuweather forecast. >> we'll check back in later thank you. hockey returns to philadelphia tonight with the flyers hosting the anaheim ducks for their home opener. they won their opener in los angeles but lost the next two. the honor is continued for phillies first base man ryan howard weeks after the big sendoff from the team. he was recognized by philadelphia city council for his work with the phillies and the community.
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katherine scott has the story. >> it's a great honor. >> count city council among ryan howard's many fans. they honor the first base man for his 11 seasons with the phillies and his philanthropy. >> i use that as a platform. a platform to try to try to give back and try to teach. >> the official announcement can't come until after the world series, but earlier this month howard played what is likely his last game with the phillies, he was honored in this special ceremony before the game. and today it was city council's turn. with phillies caps perch on their head they talked about his numerous contributions including his role in the 2008 world serieses. >> we know it would not be possible without the hard work and dedication and close to 400 grand slam home runs by mr. ryan
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howard. >> it's great to have sports figures that represent philadelphia in the best light and we could not ask for someone betger off the field he gave back to local youth including the gift of a baseball themed library to children in philadelphia. >> this is the gentlemen that came to the city of philadelphia and rolled up his sleeves and said how can i give back to the community. >> if i'm not here playing in a phillies uniform that doesn't mean i'm finished with my work in the city and around philadelphia. my presence will still be felt in philadelphia there is still a lot of work that needs to be done. >> it was not the first time and probably not the last but the presentation ended with ryan howard getting a standing ovation, a big philadelphia honor. katherine scott can channel 6 "action news". >> very deserving. >> great day. time for a check of our "action news" traffic report. autumn marisa is live in the
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traffic center. folks are trying to get home this friday eve. >> reporter: alicia and rick, we go to the schuylkill expressway you can see moving along nicely we had an accident though clearing in the westbound lanes, the taillights there are westbound. it was taking out the right hand lane and has cleared out. taking you about 35 minutes to go eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway and speeds are still slow around the vine street expressway and slow going on the blue right and a disabled vehicle at broomall taking out the right lane that is moving better now. and a larger delay up towards broad expect to tap the brakes. one accidents on 295 southbound taking out the right hand lane as well. we'll bring you another update in the next half hour. >> thank you autumn. there is more ahead on "action news" at 5:00, a set back for iraqi troops in iraq as
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the u.s. and iraqi forces continue their effort to push isis out of a key city in the north. new warning for the dc living in or traveling to florida. those stories and more next at 5:00. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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vo: donald trump and pat toomey have plenty in common -- they're both putting pennsylvania women at risk. even after trump bragged about sexually assaulting women, toomey stood by him. on women's health - both trump and toomey would defund planned parenthood. on abortion: trump: "there has to be some form of punishment" toomey: "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: too dangerous for pennsylvania women.
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ago miblg an american soldier died after a roadside bomb exploded in iraq. more than 100 american special forces are embedded with iraqi fighters hundreds more are suping the offensive at nearby bases. health check tonight. the cdc is encouraging more women to be tested for zika and sparking travel warnings as well. ali gorman joins us now from the "action news" big board with the details. >> reporter: this will likely affect families in our area the cdc is using a color coded risk map. the red is active zika transmission, the yellow area means local transition and they don't know the risk. pregnant women should postpone going to those areas in florida
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and the cdc wants more testing any pregnant woman that lived in traveled to or had unprotected sex to someone that traveled to miami-dade county you are asked to be tested for is the zika virus. even if you visited in august and july. we have details at it's now easier for preteenagers to get the hpv vaccine. government officials say that for kids under 14 two doses of the vaccine works just as well as three, the recommendation was for three doses within six months and the vaccine is recommended at 13 and three doses are recommended for kids that did not have their first shot by the age 15. >> and if you have type two diabetes, know that exercise controls your blood sugar levels
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and now what you can do to get your best benefit. total activity is more important than intensity. the more you move throughout the day even with low intensity activity the better your body works to control blood sugar levels, the total time had a great affect than doing shorter more intense exercise. be as active as much as you can and if you can walk after eating a meal that will help to control your blood sugar. back over to you. >> that is why i am sitting at my desk i wiggle my toes a little bit. >> i don't know if that will do it -- >> okay i'll try something else. the new plan to address health care problems in philadelphia. they announced the health enterprise don't, it encourages it's community based approach to health care and a warning for drivers with specific health disparities in the region.
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and the impact of hepatitis, pennsylvania has one of the highest rates of hepatitis c in the state. free screening was offered for all attendees. today marks three years since marijuana was decriminalized in the city of philadelphia. they brought a mock million check to present to officials, they say that this represents the $9 million that is the cost savings for the city for issuing citations for smoking marijuana rather than arresting people for it. about an hour ago marijuana advocates gathered at eakins oval for a celebration there. and dann cuellar will have more at 6:00. and coming up the visible change for met life the first in more than three decades. >> and the rescue caught on camera that has a florida state
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. wall street saw a slump today after a sharp fall in oil prices, a decision by european banks on interest rates put
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analysts here in the u.s. on edge. the dow jones drop 40 points and the nasdaq 4.5 and the s&p 500 down almost 3 points. met life is dumping snoopy and the rest of the peanuts gang from its advertisements, they say they are looking for a clean mode mode modern -- >> juror appreciation week continues in the city of philadelphia, including various events recognizing residents that have given their time for jury duty. a special resolution was passed honoring jurors as quote, indispensable members of the community.
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they accepted the resolution and 20% of philadelphian ignore jury summons that continues to slow down the process overall. a florida state trooper is called a hero tonight for this rescue on the side of the road. trooper valez found a bald eagle on the side of highway after it was hit by an suv. he wanted to get the eagle help and bear carried it back to his patrol car and the bird was lucky it did not suffer any broken bones and expected to be released into the wild in the coming weeks. >> what a story. still to come a check of the "action news." sky 6 hd showing you philadelphia international airport and no problems coming in or going out tonight. meteorologist, cecily tynan has your exclusive accuweather forecast. chilly changes are on the way.
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pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. we may be a month into fall but volunteers are thinking of spring flowers today. today the horticultural society and volunteers plant said flower bulbs around center city. 20,000 in all. for next year's flower show
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holland. it will be on display at the convention center and 6 abc is a proud broadcast partner. a good day to do planting but i don't know how the plants will do come the weekend. >> we have a big cool down this weekend. even though today felt like summer again and here is an indication that it is in fact fall. this is a live snapshot from camelback in the poconos, you can see the fall foliage is at its peak right now, past peak now in parts of northern new england, closer to home it's at peak in the poconos and the northwest suburbs you'll notice as you drive around the fall followage is moderate and if you do want to go take a look at leaf peeping this weekend. you have to go another or west. have to do traveling. lehigh gorge state park a good place to go.
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beltsville state park and also west of scranton ricketts glen a lot of water falls also out there. temperatures mild out there yet again. 81 in philadelphia a new record high. allentown 73 and millville 75 and trend and ton cape may 70. satellite 6 along with action radar showing it's a bit of a battle with clouds and sunshine. a good amount of sunshine right now if you look at western pennsylvania there is a severe thunderstorm watch in effect from the cold front slowly moving east than will have the cooler air for the weekend. tonight another mild night mostly cloudy skies and overnight low 62 in philadelphia and allentown 59 and cape may 63, and wilmington and trenton the overnight low as we head into tomorrow afternoon much like today. a battle between the clouds and sunshine and ahead of that front
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temperatures by 3:00 up to 78 degrees, we have a good shot of hitting 80 tomorrow afternoon and then if you head out for your friday night you may want to take an umbrella as the front gets closer we'll see scattered showers and even a rumble of thunder and lingering into saturday morning. saturday morning we wake up with clouds and lingering showers, it's also windy at 5:00 in the morning in addition to the showers wind gusts from 30 to more than 40 miles per hour and that wind will be pulling in the cool air. the five-day at 5:00 showing one more day of temperatures in the 80s. 80 degrees with a mixture of clouds and sunshine and showers friday night into saturday morning and windy and chilly and 58 degrees, brighter skies by the afternoon and sunday bump it up to 64 and monday 62 and tuesday back down to 57 and adam will let you know if the cool down continues through next week coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> we'll be right back.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody rick williams and monica malpass. hello again monica is off
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and alicia vitarelli is joining us tonight. the debates are over but the ripples go on after the fiery meeting in las vegas. and a man shot trying to buy a phone from craigslist. and hundreds of mail dropped in the woods. the day after the final debate between hillary clinton and donald trump. and the ripples are still spreading, the two exchanged fiery barbs on every topic from hillary clinton's emails and trump's sexual assault on women but trump's comment on whether he would accept the results of the election is garnering the most talk. karen travers is live with more. >> reporter: good evening. hillary clinton is off the campaign trail today but she had president obama and vice president joe biden out there for her and they both blasted
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donald trump for the comments about the election results. president obama going after donald trump saying this is not something to joke about. >> donald trump said today he had a big announcement. but it came with a big caveat. >> i will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election if i win. >> the republican nominee seeming to lay the ground work for a court fight. >> of course i would accept a clear election result but i would also reserve my right to contest or file a legal challenge in the case of a questionable result. >> the debate was trump's last big opportunity to take back control of the race, instead the headlines today focusing on what trump will do on november 9th. hillary clinton and democrats pounced. >> he is denigrating and talking down our democracy and i for one
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am appalled. >> this is so fundamental. what an indictment of who we are. >> even some republicans chastising trump including john mccain who said in a statement that conceding an election is an act of respect for the will of the american people and the american way. >> the third and final debate featured more person ala tacks. >> from everything i see has no respect for this person. >> well that is because he would rather have a puppet as president. >> no puppet. no puppet. >> it's clear -- >> today in new york another woman coming forward with her lawyer gloria allred accusing trump of aggressive behavior. trump denies the latest sexual assault alligation. >> things were nasty last night they didn't even shake hands and tonight they will be back together again in new york city
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at a white tie fundraiser sitting a couple of feet away from each other and both deliver remarks and expect to poke fun at themselves. something interesting to watch after last night's debate. channel 6 "action news." >> that's right social media still abuzz. "action news" has you covered from now through election day. get breaking alerts by downloading our free 6 abc news app. available on the apple and google play stores. president obama is on the road campaigning for hillary clinton but also promoting enrollment in health care coverage. the president spoke at miami-dade college urging young adults to sign up and said the affordable health care act is not perfect but bringing the rates of those without insurance to record lows. we need more young adults to enroll. a 22-year-old man says he is lucky to be alive while being
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shot while trying to buy an iphone listed on craigslist. shane lyle says he came face-to-face with death as he when to a rite-aid in lebanon last night. he came with money but the would be seller came with a gun and demanded lyle's money when he resisted he was shot in the leg. >> police say if you are going to buy something like that it's best to go somewhere public like a police station. and thieves stole items from a parked car in the east oak lanes section. is it happened on october 12th. the video shows two suspects going into the car and the third look acting as a lookout. if have you any information you are asked to call police. an early morning fire in philadelphia's west oak lane section sent one person to the hospital. firefighters saw heavy flames when they arrived at a twin home
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at east washington lane. forcing them to call in extra units and reported seeing sparking wires in the home. it took an hour to get that placed under control because of thick smoke and high heat. >> two of our companies working together made a rescue and removed an occupant from the building and transported to einstein. >> that person is listed in stable condition and the fire marshall is investigating the cause of the blaze. >> from our delaware newsroom, a newcastle bakery gutted in the christmas eve fire has filed suit against the company that installed its oven. surpy and sons says the oven was to blame for the blaze. the fire broke out an hour after closing time. the bakery suit says they bought the oven from a canadian company in 2012 and they plan to reopen late this month at the same
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site. and the whistle blower trial. spaniard did not believe that two of his -- did not believe that he witnesses excoach jerry sandusky abusing a boy. he did not mean that he lied. former investigator dane joiner denied he lost his job because of his role in the sandusky case. he says he was punished for reporting the abuse. and the dumping of thousands of pieces of mail by an employee. it was all caught on camera. it took postal investigators to pick up all the mail left in the woods in decatur, georgia. the president of the homeowners association recorded the dumping on her cell phone on tuesday. >> he stopped and took a break like he was tired and tossed
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mail and drove off like it was normal. >> dumping mail is a federal offense and postal officials were appalled by the video and the actions jeopardize the security of the mail system and residents are concern that the dumping could expose them to identify theft. a new restaurant about to hope their first location in delaware is putting out the help wanted sign. ted's montana wants to hire 75 people before it opens its doors across from the christiana mall. the restaurant opened by ted turner focuses on bison. and they kicked off the what's so call about manufacturing program. the goal is to introduce schools and students, to 21st century
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production men odds. time now for an update on the highways tonight in our traffic center. >> autumn marisa is helping people get home. >> reporter: hi alicia. we'll look at the schuylkill expressway one delay is eastbound from the blue route to the vine taking us 40 minutes now and not bad in the westbound lanes, speeds across the region are nice and slow and see 5 miles per hour as auto approach the vine street expressway on the schuylkill. moving over to 295 at church road and a long line there in the southbound lanes, an accident cleared at 295 at 168 slowing things down in the shot. to the boulevard northbound up to broad street. you can expect to tap the brakes there and it's slow all afternoon long. one incident to tell you about route 70 to manchester road we have an accident to report. area bridges looking nice and clear. back to you alicia and rick. >> thank you.
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a new tool stopping parking scofflaws in allentown could be heading to philadelphia. the barnacle opens out on the windshield and attached two suction cups and a pump it stays there until the driver pays the fine. unlocking the barnacle it takes 650 pounds of force to release it. the parking authority says if it continues to be successful in allentown it may adopt it replacing the boot. much more coming up on "action news" tonight after nearly a week on the road, the flyers finally open their season at home and we are live. also a dry summer could mean a brown christmas for tree growers, we'll explain. another record setting day with temperatures over 80 degrees in philadelphia but a drop is about to push in and you see the cold air just waiting over the great lakes. >> and we'll get the sports outlook tonight from ducis rogers.
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well there was n't much relief in the seethe of aleppo
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syria shots were fired by a check point even as loud speakers blaired with the government's called for civilians to get out of the war zone. and to lay down their arms and let the sick and wounded out first. >> all right time for sports. ducis rogers is here and flyers are back home and it's an exciting night. >> tonight will be more special if you can believe . they have a special night plans for their home opener against the ducks. jeff skversky is live. >> reporter: this place will be electric and also emotional as the flyers pay tribute to late owner, ed snider, they will hang his banner next to the two stanley cup banners and a video pregame show that has wrist bands with their 50th an vertlogo on it. here is the flyers at pregame
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skate around getting ready for the anaheim ducks, the head coach had a team meeting and made it clear he wants them to charge their energy and passion early on in a positive way especially after the last two games, the flyers out scored 5-1 in the first period. they are excited after their first three games on the road to be back home. >> it's huge. not just home openers and the entire season as a whole. we have passionate fans, when we are winning it's fun to be playing in front of. >> it's a long time since you played a meaningful game at home. >> we had a pretty good road trip but we came back it's a positive but you know we got to home and it's a pumped up crowd. >> and the flyers top line is pumped up.
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brayden schenn who had a career year here is back from suspension on it's top line with claude giroux who i go one-on-one with at 6:00. jeff skversky channel 6 "action news." >> all right looking forward to it. good news on the eagles injury front. jason kelsey and jordan matthews were full participants in practice and they will need them against the vikings on sunday and a better effort from the defense. that unit has not been sharp and vikings come in at 5-0 and sam bradford with an outstanding season thus far. they know if you want to rattle bradford you have to hit him early and often. >> one thing we know about sam is, he will stan in the pocket and take in some licks and get up. we have to get him off the spot earlier and he is playing with confidence and we have to kind of you know get out early in the
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game, on third down and get off the field and hit him and sack him and create turnovers. >> one half of the world seriess set awaiting the winner of the cubs donors series. to take the alcs in five games. the indians first trip to the world series since 1997. first cavs in the nba and perhaps the indians will bring more joy to the city of cleveland. >> the cubs dodgers game five tonight at 8:00. >> and you grew up in chicago are you rooting for the cubs? >> more the cubs than the indians that is for sure. >> fans going to the wells fargo center will have a host of new snack options including the first shake shack to open at a nba or nfl arena. it has gained popularity and has favorites like rita's water ice
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and dunkin' donuts. >> yummy options. >> still to come on "action news" tonight. summer's heat and dry weather could be the grinch for christmas tree growers. >> stepping outside sky 6 hd taking a live look at the ben franklin bridge for you. it's warm now and things are changing. meteorologist, adam joseph, has your exclusive accuweather forecast next. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. we guarantee to make switching easier. we'll show up on time. you're right on time. as promised, to install fios and set up the wi-fi that janet, jamie, jenny, jemma and jasmine need on their birthday. thank you. for all their new devices. you can't break me. you want a piece of cake? switching to fios is easier than ever. this is your last chance to get 100meg internet, plus tv and phone for just $69.99 per month online. hurry, our best offer ever ends soon. only from fios.
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a super typhoon left a panel of destruction at philippines, it appears that the islands avoided large scale casualties from people in higher ground. and it rekindled fears in the devastation in 2013. christmas may be two months away but farmers are worried about this month's crop. they are worried that their trees won't survive. people were out replacing trees that were dead with new seedlings. there is a worry about a lack of rain and hopefully mother nature will not play scrooge. >> think about that when it
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rains hopefully. >> i have been saying that. one tree in my yard died this year. it's been so dry. we need a little rain. >> we'll get some. >> does right. >> take a look at stormtracker 6 live double scan it is dry out there right now, another really mild day and a lot of folks that flock to the store the last few days and sat in the sand with their bathing suits on. not so much today. the action cam was there not so much in the way of cloud cover, laughing their way on the jetties here and the low lying fog early this morning and glimpsers of sun this morning. not as nice of a day at the shore than the last couple, we look at philadelphia we hit 80 plus on monday and tuesday 84, record high of 86 degrees on wednesday and today 81 degrees and record setting, the normal high 65 degrees, we are 15 to 21
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or so degrees above normal this week. 73 in allentown and 76 in reading and 75 in wilmington the at shore upper 60s to around 70 degrees, we had an easterly wind that kicked up the water a bit today and bringing in that cooler wind with the ocean down to 67 degrees. satellite and radar to the west that is where the front continues to drape itself and really not moving all that much to the east. low pressure is developing along the boundary, as low pressure develops it doesn't allow an eastern progress to the front. there is severe weather in western pennsylvania and again not our worry as we go into the overnight hours tonight and really throughout the day tomorrow. mainly cloudy tonight and areas of fog developing 59 to 62 for the overnight low, day planner tomorrow temperatures again cracking the 80 degree mark in the city of philadelphia with a mixture of sunshine and clouds and any showers will hold off to
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the evening hours from the west to the southeast and there you see the temperature profile very warm from start to finish. winds of change comes friday night into saturday, any of the showers which overall are light and getting wet here and after sun down tomorrow. friday night to saturday morning. the jet stream carving itself way to the south and negatively tilting and hooks in the low and deepens it and doesn't move it all that quickly. the winds wrap in around the low and less than a quarter inch of rain and we could ceus a soaking but not going to get it. windy 35 to 45 miles per hour and highs on saturday only in the upper 50s, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast warm with a mixture of sun and clouds 80 degrees and winnie and chilly and sun in the afternoon of 58 on saturday. and breezy on sunday and sunny and 64 for the eagles at home at 2:00 p.m. we have to deal with the
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westerly wind funneling through the stadium with temperatures in the 60s and monday and tuesday, we see another drop in temperature coming but it stays dry and sun and clouds and highs only in the upper 50s in the middle of next week, the same time period where this week we are in the 80s. so for one week to the next we lose 30 degrees if the afternoon temperatures. >> back to reality. >> finally put the bathing suits away. >> don't be surprised by the changeable weather ahead. check stormtracker 6 live double scan radar at whenever you head out and use twitter be facebook to get rell lar updates. some of mexico's latest artists are about to get fans here in america. it's an exhibit called paint the revolution. featuring modern mexican art the
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first exhibit of its kind in the u.s. in seven decades with more than 300 works of art and philadelphia is the first stop on the national tour. the show opens on october 25th. nearly three thousand miles - that's how far away republican party bosses looked to find brian fitzpatrick. they "hand-picked" him to run for his brother's seat. but all mike and brian fitzpatrick share is a name. brian fitzpatrick supports a radical republican agenda, including defunding planned parenthood, just like donald trump. a hundred and sixty miles down the road in dc, brian fitzpatrick will put his party first,
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not pennsylvania families. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death.
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it should scare everyone. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. the panda population in the u.s. is dropping by 3, atlanta zoo says their 3-year-old giant panda twins will leave next month and the washington zoo's cub bobo leaves next year as part of the agreement the animals have to return around the age of 4. but don't worry there will be a dozen pandas to watch in the u.s. right now jim gardner is standing by with stories next at 6:00. investigators identified the pilot and passenger that survived a small plane crash in a local neighborhood. we go live to the scene. and pat toomey and katie mcginty is talking donald trump
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and hacked emails. we talk to both candidates in the high-profile race. and why dozens of marijuana activists are lighting up in center city tonight. for meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, monica malpass and the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams have a nice evening. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. vo: donald trump and pat toomey have plenty in common -- they're both putting pennsylvania women at risk. even after trump bragged about sexually assaulting women, toomey stood by him. on women's health - both trump and toomey would defund planned parenthood. on abortion: trump: "there has to be some form of punishment" toomey: "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: too dangerous for pennsylvania women.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, cecily tynan and jim gardner. thursday night and former congressman chaka fattah is cleared of some charges and
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dozens of marijuana activists are lighting up on eakins oval. but the big story is the arrest of a serial burglar, this is 27-year-old james murray of limerick. he is accused of burglarizing homes in late august and september and october. chad pradelli is live now with more. >> reporter: jim investigator say that murray had a drug habit and went on a burglary spree in july and august to feed the addiction until he was finally captured. >> i had a whole new door put in and metal reenforce manies. >> joanne had to dole out $1,000 to get her back door fixed after she says that james murray broke in and burglarizes her


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