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>> reporter: we have a good looking day. let's dive in. looking live over the commodor barry bridge. we have a few clouds up above, we have a gorgeous day ahead. let's start you off with a live view of satellite and radar you can see mostly clear skies, look what's to the west. this is a front that doesn't look like much, it's going to be a huge weather changer for us, that's coming up later on tonight. let's start you off with the temperatures, 39 in quakertown, pottstown, 42 in saints david. 38 in coatsville, 40 in chester. if you're in the suburbs in new jersey. browns mills, 39. 36 in hammonton and vineland. 38 in glassboro, rowan university. 46 degrees in dover, delaware. look at this day ahead. # -- 71 degrees, we'll start off with sunshine, clouds increase through the day, nice and warm with the winds
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west/northwesterly at 7 to 14 miles per hour. big changes after today. this afternoon, going to feel like 70, 71 degrees. tomorrow morning, the windchills 28 degrees, major change coming your way, even snow for parts of the region. all the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast just a moment. >> thank you for the updater. philadelphia police are searching for the driver who hit an 8-year-old child and left her there. that young girl was killed always she walked home from school, "action news" reporter, dann cuellar has the details. >> i'm afraid for her family. it's devastating. i was praying for them, i was hoping she would be okay. >> reporter: the reaction of the tragedy. >> wow that's a hurtful situation. >> reporter: it was after 3:15 p.m., the 8-year-old was walking home from school with friends she was struck by a driver and thrown 90 feet from
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the point of impact. >> she was laying on the street and her clothes were all bloody. >> reporter: the driver failed to stop and render aid and sped off. two men tried to chase after him, and lost him. >> the mother came, somebody ran and got the mother, she came she was hysterical and everything. >> it's like a racetrack. that's exactly what it's like. this is all day everyday. >> police were stopping and ticketing motorists going too fast through here as residents asked motorists to have respect in the wake of their own tragedy. >> it's a sad situation. >> reporter: this morning, police will make an intensive effort to locate the driver and car involved in the fatal
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hit-and-run. the car should have significant front end damage police say, anyone with information should call police. in overbrook, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> your time 5:34, flames met first responders, firefighters to the unit block of corbin court. the fire burned through the roof, before crews eventually got it under control. two people were inside they managed to escape safely. cameras were rolling as flames were coming from a second floor window in chester, delaware county. chopper 6 hd was above the fire of the 2,000 block of west second street. two adjoining homes were damaged. nobody was hurt. a philadelphia police officer is recovering after being shot several times an officer was hit by bullets while shielding his 2-year-old son from gunfire. officer row -- ramiro was caught
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in the crossfire. >> he covered his son, which any father would do, he was actually struck one time. he did take fragments in both legs as well as the buttocks. police commissioner richard ross got his toddler son to safety at a nearby relative's home. nobody was arrested. a woman accidently shot and killed her boy friend when he snuck into the home to surprise her. family members said she thought he was appear intruder when he took her by surprise. he was the father of four and grandfather of four. police say the woman had a proper gun permit and not facing charges in the tragic case of mistaken identity. >> it is 5 5:00 a.m., there's
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an up -- 5 five thousand members of the twu-234 will get pay and pension increases, but have to contribute to their healthcare. donald trump is in north jersey meeting with potential candidates to fill key cabinet positions in his administration. >> raise your right hand? >> >> reporter: donald trump settled the fraud lawsuits for $25 million for 6,000 students with no admission of wrong doing. before being elected he vowed he would never settle the lawsuit. >> he put his personal
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interests and personal beliefs a side and focused on the issues facing the country. >> reporter: alabama jeff session and michael popaio for the cia. aclu and naacp criticized the pick. >> i supported civil rights activities in my state. i have done nigh job with integrity equality and fairness for all. >> islam is a political ideology it hides behind a notion of being a religion. >> reporter: on saturday, donald trump militaries with mitt
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romeny his harshist critic during the campaign, now could be a pick for secretary of state. >> michael flynn said an exiled cleric should not be given a safe haven in pennsylvania. he is talking about a cleric who was accused of orchestrating a coup back in jump. he is not charged with a crime in the u.s. probe did not comply with turkey's commands to extradite him. >> university of delaware is asking the state for more money, the school requested a small increase in the operating budget. lawmakers fund scholarships for students. the university is seeking millions of dollars for capital expenditures and $60 million for a science building. happening today, boy scouts
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go door to door collecting food donations. you might remember they dropped off bags at homes across the region. if you have a bag fill it with non-perishable food items and leave it outside the door. the scouts will collect them later today. it's in collaboration with the 6abc dunkin' donuts food drive. a battle staying healthy as we grow older. we have an exercise for seniors to work out the core muscles. lacing up for a cause, introduce you to the local principal who is leading her students by putting one foot in front of the other. >> reporter: 71 feeling like spring and winter arrives tomorrow, this is weather whiplash, all the details in the
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accuweather forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, southwest philadelphia school principal and her students are taking steps a whole lot of them to get new computers. the principal is raising money by running in the philadelphia marathon. her students took part in a fun run. donations are helping them toward the 9 had thousand dollars for the 240 computers.
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the district is only fund the campaign. >> there need to be equity in resources are when you are not given something in life you deserve you have to fight positively to get it. >> fundraiser is taking donations so you can help out. karen rogers is looking at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: good today bad tomorrow. tomorrow we'll see if we're as optimistic. let's look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, nothing to complain about this morning, double scan showing us we're dry, but not staying that way tonight. let's go outside and see what the day looks like right now, as sky6 live hd looks live over the platt bridge. we've got a good start to the day, no weather woes if you're heading out this morning. temperature 46 degrees in the city. we saw earlier the suburbs in the 30s this morning. it's a chilly start. dewpoint, 42 degrees. the pressure is steady. the winds are calm, the ocean
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temperature, 54. satellite and radar nice and clear, over the region. you can start to see the powerful front that's out to the west. let's take a wider view. it doesn't look like much when you look at the line. behind this front we've got a cold air mass, you can see the indication of that with the wind whipping around and the snow showers in chicago. we'll watch this front advance later on this evening, and make a change in the weather. ahead that have front we've got a nice mild low, we'll hit 71 degrees today starting off with sunshine, we'll see increasing clouds as the front nears, it is nice and warm during the day. showers arrive later on this evening. future tracker 6, this is a look at 5:30 p.m. you can see how the clouds filled in. by 5:30 p.m., the western suburbs are getting showers light in nature almost in the city itself. we advance this toward 7:30 p.m. not a lot of steady rain.
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more showers coming. you can see the mixed precipitation and the snowfall that's going to hit the poconos. we'll not get in the rest of the area, maybe today and tomorrow you see a flake. it's the poconos that could get a coating to an inch of snow out of the system. 9:30, showers and snowing. whipping winds could pull in more snow showers and flake or two, north and west. we're watching for that today and tomorrow. ahead of the jet stream change it's nice and warm. we get the dip in the jet stream the cold air comes sunday and monday, it's going to feel like in the 30s and the height of the afternoon, sunday and monday, it's such a dramatic change from today. here's what expect. sunday, windy gusts 40 to 45 miles per hour. morning windchills in the upper 20s. in the afternoon, mid 30s. poconos could get a coating to annual inch of snow coming tonight antitomorrow. for the eagles who are playing
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in seattle, kickoff 54 degrees, rainy and windy. 4th quarter, 52. watch for that if you're watching the eagles tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today temperatures a good 16 degrees above average, not too bad today. lots of sunshine early on, the afternoon comes the change, we see the clouds mix in. we see showers later on this evening, and tonight mixing with snow in the poconos. tomorrow, windy and much colder, 48 degrees for the high temperature with some showers moving through one or two light showers, maybe a snowflake north and west. in the poconos a bit more of the light snow. monday, it's even colder, 45. tuesday, 48. wednesday, not as cold, 53 degrees that's a big travel day. thursday, cloudy and showers, 54 degrees, not terrific for the parade, but at least the winds don't look terrible. looks like the showers might be early in the day. friday, partly sunny skies and
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54. it's an important forecast with thanks, the philadelphia marathon and a lot going on, not terrible overall. >> the cold is coming. >> reporter: get ready for it. >> i would like to remind you can get the seven seven-day fort and double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. earlier this week karen rogers got a preview of the 6abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade. she has holiday shopping ideas in the "fyi philly" report. >> reporter: that you says of singers and dancer and musicians will march through the parade including the british songstress estelle. jody messina and brian just kin crumb. "good morning america" ginger zee is bringing the sunshine and 2008 miss america spreading the joy of christmas on a float that
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will calorie the reigning miss delaware and pennsylvania and new jersey. there's a special tribute to philadelphia's beloved captain noah and new pirate ship and ice sculpture. peter grew up going to the parade on thanksgiving day. now he is one of the main attractions. >> i'm very excited. >> reporter: mickey and minnie all of your disney friends will be here, that includes the princesses who along with santa clause will make your dream come true. >> i would like to remind you you can see more "fyi philly" gobble gobble edition tonight at 7:30 on 6abc.
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what do we want our kids to learn? how to game a test... or test themselves in a game? how to master an exam... or examine a master? how to be robots... or build robots? the njea believes students deserve a well-rounded education- including arts, music, technology, and so much more. that's why we're working with parents and communities to reduce the emphasis on high stakes testing. because when you limit the tests, they can test the limits... of their potential.
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5:50 a.m., what you're looking at here, this is a live look at the vatican, pope francis is presiding over service to
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elevate 17 arch bishops to cardinal. they are receiving the traditional recognizable red hats we are familiar with. he will be the college of cardinals that will elect pope francis successor. tototobin is receiving a red hat today. researchers in england found that children of working mothers were exposed to more stimulating activities in nurseries anticipate interacted with new children and adults it improved skills like talking and social interactions and other tasks like getting dressed. a new injectable drug is showing promise battling heart disease, the cleveland clinic
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people with high cholesterol were given a statten anticipate injectable drug. it reversed heart disease by cutting their cholesterol levels and reducing artery blocking plaque that leads to heart attacks. if you're a night owl or early riser, there is nothing you can do to change that, it's in your genes according to experts. it's coming from researchers 23 and me. your dna determines if you're a night outline or early bird. there are 15 genes associated with the bodies internal clock and there's little that a person can do to reset that. the data explains why many night owls feel tired in the morning and why they tend to need more caffeine than the early birds. if you want to stay fit in your gold be years find a fit
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ball especially if exercise is a challenge for you. center for disease recommended that get 75 aerobic activities, they should perform muscle strengthing exercise two days of each week.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, 5:55 a.m., there's positive news for parents with young children. companies that make the booster kids are getting better for kids. of the 53 booster streets, 48 received the highest rating. when the group first began rating booster seats 8 years ago only a quarter earned the highest rating. if space is a concern for you at a home or apartment. you may be looking for a compact washer or drier.
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consumer reports conducted a test to see which which is the best. >> reporter: among the many advantages of the new apartment a washer and drier. while it's short on extra space it can accommodate this unit. >> it's a time saver, i can do it at my convenience. >> reporter: consumer reports tested a dozen compact washers a dryers, they are 24 inches wide, 34 inches high and the sets can be stacked. the price tags are not smaller, can they perform always -- as well as the big machine. >> a loud washer or drier may be a deal breaker for some. >> reporter: vibration was an issue for many compacts. >> when we stacked them vibrations didn't change much, it's a drawback.
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but having a washer an drier in your home may be better than going to laundromat. >> reporter: there's vented or ventless. >> this comes in handy in an apartment or condo where you may not have access to an outside >> reporter: bosch is a very good choice. nydia han. oreo is introducing two candy bars teaming up with a european chocolate company. there's the oreo chocolate candy bar with bits of cookie. the oreo has two layers of have a nill will -- vanilla cream fi. you have to wait for january for the smaller version stay with
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us, we've more coming up on "action news" saturday morning. a sparkly donation, we have the details on this generous gift to a nonprofit. plus, j. k.rowling unleashes her talent at the box office, we'll have fantastic beast when we come right back. >> a pleasant good morning to
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you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, november 19. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." runners plan to honor a man known for his bright red shorts an big smile after he died, days before the philadelphia marathon. plus, a tale of two seasons, our tempts will plummet in just a matter of hours this weekend. meteorologist karen rogers is in for chris sowers this morning. she has a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. great day today. >> reporter: sunday is going to be a rude a wakening. let's focus on today because it's not lasting. let's go outside and check out philadelphia international. sky6 live hd is live. it's one of the days that's chilly to start, but we're talking about unseasonable warm temperatures in the afternoon. grab the jacket and she

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