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and in a little while you're messin' with my mind ♪ ♪ and fillin' up my senses oh here you come again and lookin' better than a body has a right to ♪ ♪ and shakin' me up so that all i really know is here you come again ♪ ♪ and here i go here i go ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ if i should stay i would only be in your way ♪ ♪ so i'll go but i know i'll think of you
>> dolly, we will always love you. and i am so happy to present this willie nelson lifetime achievement award to the one and only dolly parton. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> wow! [ cheers and applause ] thank you so much, thank you lily, thank you all these beautiful girlfriends of mine. pentatonix, and congratulations to all the winners. what a tribute. i would have cried, but i didn't want to mess up my eyelashes. i was doing my best.
this is such a great compliment, a wonderful night for me. thank you for all of that. and now, for me to be receiving the willie nelson award, this is an absolute high for me. [ laughter ] having -- for willie to have a high achievement award, he's had some highs that border on historic. but enough of that. i'm very proud to receive this, and they asked me to hurry it up. they're saying they're behind. but you're talking about a lifetime, right? anyway -- i know how this goes. and i'll make it as fast as i can. how about jennifer nettles as an actress? did you see her in "coat of many
colors"? we're doing it again on november 30th. i'm so proud of you. i want to thank all of my fans and everybody for allowing me to see my little girl dreams come true. i have a few people i must thank. my uncle bill, and tess walker, and betty, and fred, and all the many people that have helped me in my life. i had a big speech, but they won't let me give it. thank you so much for this wonderful award. have a wonderful evening. please welcome sharon stone. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
>> consider the mt. rushmore of male vocalist of the year awards that were awarded in just the first ten years. this year, the category puts the spotlight on five of our leading artists. these are impressive nominees. >> dierks bentley. >> eric church. >> tim mcgraw. >> chris stapleton. >> and keith urban. [ cheers and applause ] >> and this country girl is honored to be asked by the cma to present the award for male
vocalist of the year. and it goes to the cma award goes to chris stapleton. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> this is chris stapleton's second win for male vocalist of the year. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> well, if dolly was still back there, i'd give her my time. but tonight has been, i've gotten to be a fan so much tonight. what a wonderful night, what a wonderful show they've put together. i've cried, and just watching everybody, and the music i grew
up on. and i want to thank everybody -- i love you too, sir. [ cheers and applause ] and it means so much to get to be a part of country music and country music, they're the best people in the world. country music people, all the fans. and all the people that make it, too. they're wonderful people, and i want everybody at home to know that. i want to thank my manager, all the guys in the band and crew, i can't do it without them. they bring it every night. i want to thank my wife. i want to thank my mom, who's in the audience, and my little sister, my in-laws. everybody, i'm telling you, it takes a village. thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> look at this. 50 years, everybody. we're one big crazy family. and here's the thing. we aren't promised tomorrow. but we are so blessed to be here right now. don't let this moment pass without realizing what we got to be a part of today. ♪ when i'm sitting in traffic some afternoon or bored to death in some waiting room ♪
♪ i'm gonna close my eyes and picture you ♪ ♪ today ♪ you keep brushing that hair back out of your eyes ♪ ♪ it just keeps falling and so do i i'm feeling like the luckiest man alive ♪ ♪ today ♪ and i don't know about tomorrow right now the whole world is right ♪ ♪ and the memory of a day like today can get you through the rest of your life ♪
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>> hey, nashville. [ cheers and applause ] it's been almost 13 years since i came to nashville with a dream of being a songwriter and recording artist. i learned so much about what it means to be an entertainer from the remarkable artists in this arena tonight. that's just one of the reasons i feel so honored to present this award and be a part of this historic night we'll all remember. these are the nominees. garth brooks. [ cheers and applause ] luke bryan. [ cheers and applause ] chris stapleton. [ cheers and applause ] carrie underwood. [ cheers and applause ]
i got to start by thanking bob doyle, randy bernard, nancy, christy, rob, all those guys at william morris. laurie in the west coast, the road family, band, crew, i love you guys. you know i love you. the coolest touring mate you could ask for, the love of my life, i love you very, very much. i want to thank god, the cmas, very, very sweet. thank you for a wonderful, wonderful run. can't do without the way they treat the people. if you had to wrap this up in one word or one name, ben farrell. sweet guy, people, tonight, this is what it's all about. it couldn't have ended better for me. i get to take you home. but we are so damn lucky to be
in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general, i'll crack down on the drug dealers and stop the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. i'm proud to be endorsed by law enforcement organizations representing 14,000 police officers. this is a fight we can't afford to lose.
while still mobbed, they weren't quite as chaotic as yesterday. meanwhile talks were continuing at this hotel in efforts to settle the dispute. we have bad news there. it is wednesday night and the big story on "action news" tonight is the end of day two of philadelphia's transit strike. christie ileto is live at suburban station. first, jeanette reyes is at the sheridan downtown hotel where everybody has been looking for a breakthrough. developments, anything but a breakthrough? >> reporter: everything seemed encouraging until moments ago when talks ended and negotiators stormed out. tempers flaired in the room to want, talks completely broke down. the issue, the pensions. they cannot come to an agreement and what it means for the riders
as the strike goes into day three. no news may be good news. they are talking through a mediator and making progress. congressman bob brady has acted as the go between and is hopeful a deal will be reached. >> they are talking. when they had a ten-day strike, they weren't talking. >> reporter: the sticking points haven't changed. neither side has given in. they are looking for changing to a pension. both are costly issues up against a tight budget. >> i talked to the governor. there's no money there. i talked to the mayor, there's no money there. >> reporter: the biggest concern looming is the countdown to election day. traffic on november 8 looks anything like the last couple days, voters are looking at a long day commuting to and from work with less time to hit the polls.
>> they should be concerned, i'm concerned. i'm the party chairman. >> reporter: the only good news is they are planning on returning to the bargaining table tomorrow. they are going to continue talking. election day is on their minds. they are hoping to get it resolved. by then, the breakdown in the talk is certainly not encouraging. live in center city, jeanette reyes, channel 6 "action news." jim? >> let's switch to christie ileto in suburban station. how would you describe today? >> reporter: depends on who you ask. we caught a ride at suburban station and caught long lines on the platform. this is one of the busiest in the city. during the strike, depending on who you ask, some consider it pure chaos. what do you think of the lines?
>> it's amazing. it goes all the way around and down. >> reporter: day two of the strike and this is the new normal inside suburban station. >> i have to leave earlier to get to work on time. i leave work and get home later. >> we bought a ticket before 5:00 and 15 minutings later, we are boarding a train. >> today is much better than yesterday. >> that wasn't the same for everyone. some transit riders told us day two has only gotten worse. >> it's triple my time normally to get home. >> i'm usually pro-union. i's tough to be sympathetic. >> reporter: lyft drivers are weighing in. >> i don't care, whatever the cost is, can you take me to work or home? can i get your personal number?
>> reporter: another day without mass transit is wearing on their patience. are you prepared to commute four hours every day? >> i have no choice. >> reporter: with talks tabled this evening, it looks like customers are going to have to bear more delays and headaches for day three. live in center city, christie ileto. jim? >> thank you. "action news" will be on again early in the morning, beginning at 4:00 a.m. to bring the latest developments on the septa strike and how it is impacting the morning commute. the med ya elwyn line was halted for hours due to a traffic collision during the evening rush hour. the train struck and killed someone near the angora station in southwest philadelphia. service didn't resume until 6:30. bill cosby was back in court. his lawyers told the judge his
eyesight is so bad, he cannot identify his accusers. the trial will help the defense look at evidence. the attorneys are also trying to suppress cosby's decade old deposition from a related civil case arguing he never would have testified under oath if it could have led to criminal charges. cosby is scheduled to go on trial in june for drugging and molesting the woman whose picture you just saw, temple employee in 2004. former employee. the judge has not yet said when he will rule on the motions. >> josh huff is expected to play against the giants on sunday. no doubt, he will face serious consequences after being stopped with a gun and marijuana on the walt whitman bridge. dann cuellar has the latest on this. >> i apologize sincerely. it's not who i am. >> reporter: yesterday morning,
eagles wide receiver was pulled over for speeding on the new jersey side of the bridge. according to a court complaint, the officer who pulled huff over smelled marijuana inside the car. huff handed over marijuana and told the officer, he had a gun in the driver door pocket. he offered this explanation on why he was carrying. >> i'm a professional athlete. what professional athlete doesn't carry a gun? i have a wife and son. >> reporter: the gun is registered in pennsylvania, but not new jersey which has strict gun laws. >> did you know the law? s a little bit. i didn't know enough about it. >> reporter: huff says he life has been threatened before. that's why he carries a gun. >> you can't trust a lot of people. >> reporter: coach doug pederson says he talked privately to huff who was apologetic about the incident. he says, for the time being, no
action against huff. >> you have to make choices. it's about choices and consequences in life. >> he knows his actions have consequences and will accept whatever comes his way. he practiced with the eagles and is expected to play against the giants on sunday. at the link, dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." a deadly action in south jersey. chopper 6 was over a dark and lonely stretch in gloucester county. a pedestrian was struck and killed before 9:00. the driver stopped. new jersey police have the suspected driver in custody in what they are calling an intentional hit and run. 21-year-old desmond of mays landing ran over his girlfriend last night in the parking lot of the high school in bu that vista. 25-year-old patrick of vineland
is in critical condition. the assault happened on his birthday. we have six days until the election. it is a dead heat in the presidential race according to the new abc news/washington post tracking poll. hillary clinton and donald trump are tied at 46%. 3% of likely voters support gary johnson, 2% for jill stein. three polls in pennsylvania are all in agreement, showing clinton maintaining an edge over her republican rival. quinn pack has her ahead 48% to 43%. cnn/orc43-44 and monomouth showing clinton up by the same margin. hillary clinton told voters in las vegas to imagine what life would be like if donald trump becomes president. for hispanics, she said it would
mean having a president who did you want see you as american. for black voters, it would mean having a president who believes their lives are consumed by, quote, crime, poverty and dispair. clinton campaigned in arizona competing in a normally very red state. donald trump continues to focus on florida. in pensacola he showed more discipline, refusing to respond to clinton. instead, trump predicted a clinton victory would trigger a constitutional crisis. e-mail practices while she was secretary of state. trump narrowed his deficits to where pennsylvania governor said today and these are his words, i am definitely nervous. malania trump will make her first speech of the campaign since the speech at the rnc.
this is tomorrow and will deliver it in berwyn. abc news learned it is being written by malania with help from conway. the process began tonight. they are leaving the board of elections in east falls being deposited at nearly 1700 polling places across the city over the coming days. a camden county man who dedicated his life to serving our country was honored in town hall. he was drafted in 1967, served in vietnam and served in korea after being honorably discharged from active duty, he spent decades working with the vfw and helping wounded warriors. tonight, they presented him with a proclamation celebrating his service. still to come tonight, five new laws to cut down on the
painkiller crisis. we are learning where a man had been hours before he killed two police officers. cecily? >> we are walking on the mild side. today's high, 70 degrees, nine degrees above normal. warmer air moves in then i'm tracking big changes. health reporter, if someone was choking at a restaurant, would you know how to help? a local family is sharing their story and urging more people to learn how to save a life. it's coming up in health check. >> don't call it must win, but jamie apody is hearing from the eagles how big the next game with the giants is. "action news" continues in a moment.