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with the latest. >> reporter: hi rick and monica, we needed the rain and we are getting it. the system this low pressure north of buffalo, the trailing cold front all the moisture is surging up ahead of the cold front just rain here but parts of new york state and new england more than 3 inches of snow. this is bad timing for the evening commute because double scan is zooming in showing the heaviest rain is moving up along the i-95 corridor right now moving through wilmington and heading toward philadelphia and i-95, the new jersey turnpike, and the schuylkill expressway all dealing with some pretty heavy rain, and zoomed in woodbury and brooklawn now heading towards camden and crossing the river now and this could cause problems with the leaves on the ground. take it easy as you are driving tonight because the leaves can get very slippery when they get wet. temperatures show that it's cool as well. 56 degrees in philadelphia right now. yesterday's high only 53 and
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it's a raw night and some of that rain will continue right through the late evening hours. this is what to expect. periods of rain should be shutting off at midnight in philadelphia and the possibility of even a rumble of thunder as the cold front moves closer, it will be ending again by late evening and philadelphia at midnight and south jersey around 2:00, 3:00 in the morning and then by dawn, the winds of change are blowing in we'll talk about pretty strong wind gusts, and a dramatic change in temperatures in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> weekend is looking nice, cecily. a last minute change at the 76ers season opener caused quite the stir in philadelphia. ♪ that was one of the sixers dangers singing the national anthem before last night's game. but it was suppose to be this
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one singing, it was her performance canceled before game time before her choice of outfit. john rawlins is live with more on the controversy and fallout. >> reporter: something of a tempest with social media. their party is sticking to a statement they put out earlier, talking about meaningful actions to drive social change and it did not address the specifics of this incident. at the center of all of this, seven streeter, she was to sing the national anthem at the 76ers opening. we heard her during a live report from jeff skversky. she was to perform and she was told she could not wear a shirt that says we matter. >> i did a sound check and everything and they came in and told me you cannot wear that
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shirt while singing the nag an an they will at this game. >> she told the ap she was never given a dress code. the team tapped a 76ers dance toward step in and sing the anthem. she released this on snap chat. >> you want me to sing about the land of the free but not speak freely. >> they say this is not a civil liberty issue and did not involve a government or happen in a public space and the team has a right to control their message. a source tells us that streeter was hired under a contract that does not allow the performer to further a personal agenda. >> private organization, have you to abide by their rules, they give you a contract and guidelines what you can and cannot do. they are not telling you exactly word for word. you know like i said it's a tough situation.
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>> at practice today the team's coach says the issue was discussed by players. >> do they think streeter was mistreated? >> people are learning what has gone on and trying to gather information, our players are concerned. clearly. and we hear them. >> you get the idea here that this is all a work in progress for the sixers, they met with a staffer today and if there is to be a next step here no one is saying. live in center city, john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you john. amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to last year's deadly crash in philadelphia. eight people were killed and 200 injures in the wreck last may. lawyers representing victims approved the settlement approved by a judge. anyone that joined the suit will have their settlement in june. >> from our newsroom.
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the former rutgers university student that killed himself over a case of cyber bullying fled guilty to invasion of privacy. he was accused of trying to use a webcam to film a sexual encounter with him and another man. they threw out his conviction and today he was sentenced to probation but will not search additional time. lieutenant governor has split with governor chris christie on a key measure on the ballot in november. it asked voters to approve dedicating gas tax proceeds exclusively to transportation projects. but she looked into where the money is going and that has her speaking out against the measure. >> i was concerned and did my own research and thought whether
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people should support ballot question number two, not until they do the same thing. >> a christie spokesperson says that the disagreement was a misunderstanding, when asked about that possible there was no response. now pennsylvania and delaware reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with hyundai and kia for fuel eeconomy claims. because of inflating inaccurate data into the fuel mile able ratings on stickers on cars across the country. tricking people into thinking they would get better gas mileage when prices were high. in all they settled claims for a total of $41.2 million. if are you in montgomery county and you need to dial 911 you should use a cell phone right now if possible. a contractor cut communication lines while accidentally working today and as a result the
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county's emergency center is accepting fewer calls from land lines. if you do use a land line to call 911 in montgomery county, keep calling because if you get a busy signal, some of the calls are getting through. the county says it will take hours to fully restore land line service to restore it at the emergency center. new at 5:00 now. one south jersey police department is using an unusual tool to better community policing efforts. they are hoping that more than a dozen stones or rocks will help strengthen bonds between the police force and the people they protect. nora muchanic has the rockery story tonight. >> reporter: don't be alarmed if you see berming ton city police officers hiding rocks around town, there is nothing wrong they are getting ready for their new program called burlington rocks. >> the hope is to build a relationship between us and our young kids here in town. we'll set this rocks throughout town and we'll provide clues.
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>> there are 16 rocks in all hand painted in great detail featuring the police department's logo and kids that find them should notify the police department and they will be given gift cards for local restaurants. >> it's postist for the community and bringing people together. >> cops got the idea from a growing facebook page called -- burlington rocks. they are painting rocks and hiding them around town and now the police want to get in on the fun. they handed vouchers this summer for water ice for children. >> many times you create the relationship with these small projects in the time of emergency those young childrens will know who our officers are and that relationship and communication is ready to go. >> looking agents these rocks, i would like to find one myself. >> don't be surprised to see kids and families roaming the streets like detectives
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following the clues and they know the case is solved if they find one of these. >> it's like they found gold. >> speaking of gold whoever finds this shiny gold one will be the grand prize winner. it will be posted on the facebook page. in burlington city, i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." all right time now for a check of our "action news" traffic report thursday night. >> lets go to matt pellman in the traffic center. it's wet and dreary. >> we are rocking and rolling in the traffic center but not rolling quickly on the wet roads. this is the schuylkill expressway right at the conshohocken curve, you see the east brake lights lighting up but in the red in each direction on the travel times. off the schuylkill at the boulevard extension a parking lot on up to broad street. these delays are worse than normal because of the wet conditions. if you are using lincoln drive a
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crash on rittenhouse street. and in mount ephraim look for a crash on the black horse pike near the black horse diner. and a crash on the northbound side of 1 at 571 is gone but jammed in both directions 206 is a better bet and crashes clearing out on 495, but still sluggishness and this point delaware southbound is the worst offender. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> thank you. well, the race for the white house continues to heat up just 12 days out from election day. coming up the support hillary clinton and donald trump are counting on their surrogates to drum up across the country. >> and a daring rescue in the nick of time. the firefighter with local ties being hail aid hero with the last attempt to save a man trapped in the apartment fire.
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i served under president bush and obama. i fought the taliban. i was asked to form a global coalition to counter isil. when someone makes the comment that they know more about the islamic state or isil than do the generals, it implies a complete ignorance of the reality. but i believe secretary clinton really understands the threat that the islamic state poses to the united states and to the american people. and i believe she understands how to wield american power to ultimately defeat this threat and to keep us safe. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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one person is dead and several others are injured during an apartment fire on manhattan's upper east side. the flames started at 3:30 a.m. while most residents were sleeping and in the rush to escape one man was hanging from
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a fourth floor window and a fireman lowed himself down on a rope to save both of their lives. >> they lowered me down to the ground and i told him to stay calm and when we got down i said i hope you enjoyed the ride. he smiles and was thankful. >> there is reason to be thankful seconds after both were lowered to safety their rescue line snapped after being burnt from the flames. tonight he is being hailed as a hero. health check tonight, everyone wants to know if heart problems are in their future, now there is a new tool some doctors are using to get a clear picture of the risks. and especially helpful for women. ali gorman joins us with the details. >> heart disease is the number one killer of men and women.
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but if you have an accurate understand of someone's risk you can prevent the problems. the traditional treadmill test underestimated for some women and overestimated for some men. now they look at whether a patient smokes or has diabetes or kidney disease and different factors for men and women. >> depending how you fall how we manage your risk factors and aggressively treat your cholesterol or blood pressure may be very different. >> the doctor believes this tool gives doctors more information and is easier to use. >> also today if you have ever had a urinary track infection you have heard drink cranberry juice but now a study says don't bother. they put it to the test at a
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nursing home. followed elderly women for a year and half took two cranberry capsules a day and the other half took placebo pills and found no difference between the groups when it came to the number of infections and severity of the cases. if you think you have a uti see your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment. >> thank you. tonight at 11:00 claims of election rigging and voter fraud is running rampant with accusations at philadelphia. channel 6 "action news" launched an investigation. and wendy saltzman has results. here is a preview. >> they died years ago but an "action news" investigation revealed votes cast long after
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they passed. >> god rest his soul. >> unless a dead person came out of their grave -- >> an investigation of the philadelphia election rules are uncovering questionable voters dating back at least a decade and we take our results to the state and city of philadelphia to get action. >> doesn't that open up the system to the possibility of fraud? >> it definitely makes it so there is an opportunity for it. >> don't miss my exclusive investigation, voting from the grave only on "action news" at 11:00. 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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y25pky yi0y one, two, three -- the city's tacony section is welcoming new artists tonight the tacony lab where artists and residents are showing new works. along with a new park created by solar expert. frank shoeman. children from africa getting treatment in the delaware valley say thank you today. the children are being treated at shriners hospital for land mines and war accidents. today the children showed their gratitude here at the westchester golf and country club. substance abuse was the
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topic of discussion today at delaware county. they hosted their red ribbon campaign event and this program is aimed at educating students about drugs and alcohol and encouraging them not to give in to peer pressure. they wore red to show their commitment to the program. and students in drexel hill welcomed a special visitor. the mayor dropped by the second grade class today and they are interacting via mail with the mayors office and the mayor repaid the favor by visiting them in person. actress raven simone is level the view to develop a show for the disney channel. to create a spinoff of her show, that's so raven. she will be a single mom raising two children and serve as executive producer. and richard curtis is heading back to live with kelly.
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he won the contest to cohost the show with kelly earlier this month and will cohost again on monday november 7th. >> he did a great job the first time. a check of the dreary but changing accuweather forecast. looking live at the center city skyline lots of clouds up above and meteorologist, cecily tynan, with the exclusive accuweather five-day forecast. biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family.
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playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours. creating jobs, keeping our environment safe. she's a wife, a mom, a basketball fan, a homework supervisor. she's like you and she'll fight for you in the united states senate. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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time nor accuweather at the "action news" big board tonight. cecily tynan has the dreary and wet forecast. >> if you head out tonight don't step outside without your umbrella. we have the heaviest and steadiest rain for the commute. if you zoom in towards quakertown a batch of rain moving out there. allentown and easton generally a lighter steady rain and norristown a light rain and south jersey we have heavier pockets of rain and glassboro it's pouring there and medford lakes crossing 206 another batch moving out of salem and this is head of a cold front. you'll feel the difference with the winds. right now philadelphia 56 degrees another cool day, the normal high this time of year is 63. wilmington 58 andal ebb town
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tonight 46 and cape may 60 and cape may 52 degrees, at slight-showing plenty of clouds through the day and light showers earlier and the steadier rain moving in and the actual cold front i'm tracking is out across central pennsylvania. that sweeps through overnight and once it does the winds pick up and clears the air. tonight the rain basically through about midnight in philadelphia and then things begin to dry from the west to the east. overnight low 48 degree fz philadelphia and allentown 42 and wilmington 46 and cape may 51. not all that cold thanks to the cloud cover tonight and future tracker 6 showing 8:00 tonight scattered showers around and midnight most of the rain is over and philadelphia and areas west some showers across south jersey and tomorrow morning you step outside and loads of sunshine but the winds will be howling, future tracker 6 showing tomorrow morning wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour
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and keeping the winds throughout the day tomorrow. tomorrow is brighter than today. it will be dry and cool and windy. 57 in philadelphia and allentown 54 and wilmington 58, if that is too cool for you though, the five-day at 5:00 showing a big warm-up this weekend on saturday, bump it up to 70 degrees for the temple game and sunday 76 ahead of a cold front that will bring us a round of showers in the afternoon and then drop temperatures right in time for halloween, no tricks though all treats. dry and partly sunny with a temperature of 60 degrees and temperatures dropping into the 50s for the trick or treaters. and tuesday partly sunny and 66 and by wednesday temperatures may climb back into the 70s. adam will have more details on that coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> that is all treats and very few tricks.
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does pat toomey speak for you? i also want to thank the nra for it's, uh, strong support for my campaign. pat toomey: he opposes an assault weapons ban and got an "a" rating from the nra. "i have had a perfect record with the nra." and on women's health? "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion, and i would, i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey: does he really speak for you?
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majority forward is responsible for the content of this advertising. "action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again, here is what is happening on "action news" thursday night. michelle obama hits the campaign
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trail with hillary clinton for the first time and donald trump takes ohio by storm, with election day just 12 days away. residents woke up to riddled cars and shattered glass on the grown. and also a convenience store clerk was determined he would not become a victim of two armed thieves, what he did when one of them pulled out a gun. >> now to the race for the white house, donald trump and hillary clinton are kicking it into overdrive with just 12 days left until the campaigning ends. the republican and democratic nominees count on their surrogates to deliver the message to the coveted undecided voters. >> clinton tackled north carolina and michelle obama joined her on stage in winston-salem for the first joint campaign rally and tim kaine spent the day in ohio. and donald trump is hosting three rallies in ohio and mike pence spent his day with republicans in nebraska and
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ohio. lanza zach is live now with more. >> reporter: good evening. can you believe it? we are almost at the finish line. that is where donald trump and hillary clinton are ploying all of their surrogates as you mentioned. we learn from the white house president obama will spend nearly every day next week on the campaign trail. >> for the first time in this political campaign two first ladies take the stage together, michelle obama campaigning alongside hillary clinton. >> is there any one more inspiring than michelle obama. >> many believe that with her vitality michelle obama is her biggest asset. >> one of my privileges i have had is to see the president and first lady dance. and obama brought her full throated support to clinton in
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north carolina. >> and we have never had a more quality if ied and prepared candidate for president than our friend, hillary clinton. >> the daily abc news "washington post" national tracking poll shows this race is only getting tighter. trump gaining on clinton and she leads by 6 points and another batch of hacked emails released by wikileaks from one of clinton's long time aids. reporting how donors from the clinton foundation were encouraged to hire the former president for lucrative speaking engagements. despite the intelligence community determining that those wikileaks hacks came from russian officials trying to interfere in the election. >> imagine what they will do given the chance to once again control the oval office. we have had enough honestly, we have had enough of the clintons.
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>> hillary clinton did not mention wikileaks at all when she was out on the campaign trail. her spokes people plan not to engage on any specifics of those emails. reporting live lana zach, channel 6 "action news." >> less than two weeks to go as you heard. can you download the free 6 abc news app. former presidential candidate and currents texas senator, ted cruz says that senate republicans may decline to fill the vacant seat if hillary clinton is elected president. he reportedly told voters in colorado there is a long precedent for a supreme court with fewer justices. they are blocking the nomination of merit garner since march. >> armed soldiers and law enforcement officers in riot gear ghana resting protesters
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camping on private land blocking construction of the dakota access pipeline today. the pipeline carries oil from north dakota to south dakota and iowa. to illinois. from there they can send it to the gulf coast markets. they fear it could harm cultural sites and drinking water for the sioux tribe. david muir will have more tonight on the protest and the latest from the campaign trail, watch it tonight following "action news" at 6:00. a new jersey man charged in a deadly murder spree in the lehigh valley admitted to the crimes to save his life. todd west of elizabeth plead guilty to three counts of murder. he confessed to killing three victims and the shootings were all random and happened within the span of 40 minutes, in
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exchange for west's plea the death tenty was taken off the table and he is sentenced to three life terms. former penn state coach's defamation suit is now in the hand of jurors. mike mcquarry says he was discriminated against and retaliated against for helping with the sandusky investigation. a northeast philadelphia neighborhood turned into a shooting gallery overnight and when it was over, two people were shot and one did not survive. >> this was the scene behind an apartment building along the 2600 block of welsh road. "action news" spoke to several neighbors who woke up to find bullet holes in their cars. >> i see blood all over my car and a bullet hole by my gas tank and i'm like what is going on? what happened? and the guy said the cops were going to take your car because
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it was involved in a murder investigation and i'm on my way to work. >> police say this started as a drug deal and the suspect shot a woman and 35-year-old man, the woman died at the scene and the man is expected to recover. the gunman is still on the run tonight. a 52-year-old man was shot and killed after arriving at his west oak home. on the 1600 block at west oak lane. the victim died of several gunshot wounds to the chest. detectives are trying to identify a man who used a large knife to rob a 7-eleven in the bridesburg section. on the 2100 block of saturday october 15th. he was holding a knife in plain view and demanded cigarettes and lottery tickets and his face was on plain view on the security cameras right there. if you recognize him call philadelphia police, a thief with two hammers targeted a cell
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phone store in philadelphia overbrook section. it was taken inside of the simple wireless store, on october 19 and, the suspect walked in and smashed a glass display case and too high prices smart phones and took off. two would be thieves did not expect a clerk to fight back when they demanded money from the cash register at the rodriguez mini market last night. one suspect pointed a gun at the clerk and that proved to be the wrong move seconds later the clerk grabbed a baseball bat and started swinging and both got scared and started to run away without taking anything. over to matt pellman in the traffic center to see what is up? >> reporter: this doesn't go well when the roads are dry but not when they are wet. and wet leaves down as well. tons of accidents around the region.
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greenwich up to an overturned vehicle approaching 680, they got it pushed off to the side but causing big delays in the southbound lanes of 295. stay on the southbound new jersey turnpike or southbound 130 instead. and a crash in haddon township by the krispy kreme. we have rick's attention now. but the crash on the black horse pike and the one on the admiral wilson boulevard have cleared as has the crash on the lincoln drive, but now one here on the roosevelt boulevard near the twin bridges near the schuylkill expressway. and looks to involve
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>> workshops and more events associated with the featured selection. it is arguably one of the most anticipated match-ups for the eagles each year. the game against the cowboys, still to come jaime apody has more on how they are approaching the big game including what ron jaworsky has to say coming up in sports. and a scene from the revolutionary war and this was to celebrate a new chapter for a
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local brewery. >> and while new england was dealing with snow and presently we are dealing with showers pushing through, waiting for a cold front to dry us out a different concern moves in tomorrow morning. we'll have the details in accuweather. >> and a sneak peek coming up for how to g"how to get away wi murder."
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our children, they look up to us. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. who we'll entrust our country and their future to. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies? the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon?
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common sense and unity, or drama and division? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? our children are looking to us. what example will we set? what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton, because we're stronger together. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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newcastle county officials dedicated a new and first of its kind park in the state of delaware today. the high five park in glasgow is the first park designated for children on the autism spectrum. it was from an idea from parents for the safety of autistic children and they did one better and created the space especially for youngsters. it's located inside of glasgow regional park at route 96 and 40. and jaime apody is here, getting ready for the cowboys. >> to rookie quarterbacks taking the league by storm.
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carson wentz and the birds practiced outside in the cold and then the rain despite the fact it will be nice and toasty in dallas this weekend. wentz's first taste of the eagles cowboys rivalry and kelsey has been in many. >> the emotions are always highner this game and it's just another game. but at the same point you know i would be lying if i said the emotions were different going into a game like this. >> this is a big game first place in the division is on the line. here is a thing who knows a two about this rivalry. ron jaworsky. >> if you look at the big picture of the nfc east i'm glad to see it back, this is the old nfc where you had dallas and washington and new york and every game was a huge game and now we see the future. we know that carson wentz will
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be the eagles quarterback for a long time and zach prescott will be the dallas quarterback for a long time. it's uncommon. here are two rookie quarterbacks starting since day one and playing very well. that relates to great competition, we think of manning and brady and those guys in great games hopefully those young quarterbacks can resolve to where the teams are great as well and we have the great rivalries. >> the sixers what a shame that they went on to lose their opener last night but boy was it exciting to watch. specifically the debut of one joel embiid. two years in the making and maybe worth the wake. he took quite the shooting range for a 7'2" big man and was on restricted minutes. had he been able to go longer maybe the result would have been different. the sixers fell short 103-97 and
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jeff skversky caught up with embiid after the sixers lost. >> is this just the beginning of your dominance do you think in this team and the nba? >> yes, this is a team game, whatever i can do to help the team win i'm going to do it. if they need me to score i can be that type of player. obviously i have to be defensive and do my job and block shots and defense. but whatever they want me to do i'm going to do it. >> i loved watching him last night. the flyers hope to put together back to back wins with the visiting coyotes in town. the flyers are good on paper. and look for a line change, the 19 is up with jake voracek to join claude giroux. >> you and claude the grizzly
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old veteran and the young kid. >> don't like to be called the old veteran, but obviously it's new, a new look and tougher opponents. >> i'm unsure what to do at times but it helps me to show me what to do. >> so he was born in 97, it was the first time in my ten years here i interviewed a player and i felt like i would be their mom. >> it happens. >> thank you mom, i mean jaime. it almost is the weekend and that means another suspense filled thursday on abc prime time with "grey's anatomy" at 8:00 and notorious at 9:00 and then 10:00 an all new "how to get away with murder." >> analise the police are at my apartment. >> standing at his door -- >> this they still there. >> yes, they are from york and investigating a shooting.
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y25pmy yi0y time to check the accuweather forecast. rick and adam is here. >> it's nice to see adam back. he always brings pleasant weather when he returns. >> except this time. >> just for one day though and we clear it out. as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan yes it's a wet thursday. although again we need the rounds of rain after a pretty dry summer season. most of the steadier rain now in new jersey kind of broken in nature west of philadelphia and as we look toward center city especially south philadelphia the commodore barry bridge and the jersey side, the new jersey turnpike towards woodbury, steadier rainfall there and that extends north of the city, in southern montgomery county, breaks up in chester county see a solid area of green and brirt
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yellows popping through east of the split through burlington county and gloucester camden county. hit or miss heavier downpours from atlantic city to cape may county and as you head north and west of tuckahoe on 49 dealing with some very wet roadways and the rain is on and off through the evening hours and we break apart especially in new jersey after the midnight hour. and temperatures it is a very cool day as well. numbers only running in the mid to upper 50s from wilmington to trenton and points to the south and east. shore communities, the warm effort spots here around 60 degrees, poconos 33 degrees where we dealt with freezing rain through most of the morning in the higher country there. while lehigh valley temperatures did not get out of the 40s today. it could be worse, dealing with accumulating snow in the berkshires and massachusetts. up through the green and white
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mountains in new york state and low pressure in toronto and there is the cold front in western parts of pennsylvania. and until that passes through here late tonight and early tomorrow morning. we will deal with showers and clouds, and clearing will arrive by dawn. the roads will be dry and the winds will be increasing from the northwest and temperatures 42 to 58 degrees, plenty of sun and chilly winds near 40 miles per hour at times. center city a cool day mid-50s and winds whipping around at 35 miles per hour with a high of 57 degrees and at the shore tomorrow winds here could be as high as 40 miles per hour under a lot of sunshine with temperature there like philadelphia at 57 degrees, but as we look toward the weekend, take a look at this. this is your reward for today. back to the 70s saturday and sunday, saturday a beautiful day and clouds increase sunday afternoon with a chance of
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showers before sunday ends. as we look at the exclusive accuweather forecast gusty and chilly tomorrow at 57 degrees, and again it's dry and much milder saturday before rain arrives on sunday of 76 and temperatures dip and no tricks all treats here for halloween. 60 degrees and dry for the trick or treaters and we warm back up in the middle and end of next week as temperatures spike on wednesday back to 72 degrees, overall not a bad seven day. >> thank you, welcome back. we invite you to stick with, rely on real time scans 24 hours a day from storm tracker radar and use facebook and twitter to check in in on our meteorologist. the company founder tom was there and his staff reenacting the crossing of the delaware to celebrate and they crossed
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delaware avenue to a new spot on north fifth street. they are building a space with 1,000 barrel cap asities.
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right now jim gardner and the "action news" team is standing by with these stories next at 6:00. now a smash and grab is under investigation for its similarities with the boyd robbery. and the controversy at the 76ers season opener yesterday. now for the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams, have a nice evening. good night. biden: this is what i know about katie mcginty - like me, she has pennsylvania working class roots, and she's never abandoned them. hard work. family. playing it straight. that's katie. and the ads attacking her? they're a bunch of malarkey. katie's career is about looking out for families like yours.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. 2:28 this afternoon two men smashed their way into macy's on the boulevard and grab a bunch of watches and get away in a silver mercedes. it's the same model sedan that took part in the boyds robbery in center city. it's thursday night and the big story on "action news" is unfolding tonight in northeast philadelphia. the big question is have the boyds burglars struck again? dann cuellar is live at the macy's on cotman avenue you have the story. >> reporter: jim, that is the question that police want to answer. there are several similarities in the smash and grab at the
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boyds store in center city on tuesday. if it is the same men this time they struck in broad daylight as customers were shopping. "action news" obtained the video of this smashed up display case where an unknown amount of watches were stolen. one woman walked into the store shortly after it happened. i walked into the store and saw the glass busted and all of that and the girls were telling me that they got robbed. they busted cases and stole jewelry. >> they used a hammer to smash a display case and then fled in a stolen mercedes benz 350. it appears to have the same license plate used in the high end retailer boyds. in that case a toyota suv backed into the store's window display and smashed it and men wearing masks rushed into the store and taki


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