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>> how wild is this, the wildcats have not lost a game since last march. it's time for the best stretch in school history. villanova clawing their way back from down 11 to notre dame. 30 seconds later, dishes to bronson, nova pulls away final minute. chris jenkins, smooth. villanova wins, 10-0. temple, owls come out flying
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against nepal starting the game on a 13-1 run. a four point play, temple up 25. they run away with this thing, 74-65, six of seven. how about losail, second half, b.j. johnson, syracuse transfer, three of his 19, tied up with under nine to go, georgetown 26-11 run the rest of the way. 93-78 losail loses. george mason, matt mcdonald the layup. penn up one, 12 minutes to go. george mason on a run, penn loses 79-60. dropped four of five. flyers, sixers and st. joes tomorrow. >> i'm looking forward to the temple nova match up.
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thanks, jeff. >> the ice festival in philadelphia held its second annual ice festival. those strolling the street saw more than 35 ice sculptures in front of local shops ands restaurants there. police were staked out at the supermarket with a mission for the community. they asked people to fill the police cruisers with food and goods. all donations go to the food bank on whitmore road. "action news" at 11:30 continues next. open for business, the tennessee town devastated by wildfires is putting out the welcome sign showing it won't be defeated. plus a bus a humor.
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that and more after the break. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> "action news" continues. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> saturday night. walter is off. here's what's happening at
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11:30. bitter cold and snow slams much of the nation. accumulations could reach up to two feet in some places. the town of galveston tennessee reopens after wildfires left the community devastated. what one famous pop star is doing to help the victims. one man is sharing his passion for christmas music and ugly christmas sweaters to show what the holidays mean. we are seeing a bitterly cold night. some will see snow. meteorologist adam joseph is here with a look at the temperatures. >> 25 wilmington, 24 redding, 27 philadelphia. no, ma'am off five to seven degrees with the wind. it's winter like out there. it's beginning to look like
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winter in parts of the midwest. this is a warm front in chicago and cincinnati. it's called over running precipitation in the form of snow. it's heading east. it skirts parts of the northern area. 36 the high tomorrow. it's cloudy and cold across much of the area. it's below freezing, mid to late morning cracking over freezing during the afternoon. i have's the far northern areas north of the pennsylvania turnpike. north hamton, lehigh and the poconos, a weather advisory after 1:00. anytime after, light snow breaks out in the region. it stays cloudy. where it snows, it will change to rain early monday morning as
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the warm air comes from the south and west and from the get go the entire event sunday night into monday, rain, lancaster, wigged, all pointing south to let you know how much snow they see before it rushes away. we have the seven-day forecast coming up. >> thank you, adam. a blast of winter weather is bringing heavy snow and bitter cold. lake effect snow is pounding new york, ohio and michigan. this places forecasters say accumulation could top two feet. the weather is making for dangerous driving conditions with heavy and wet snow. on a new york interstate big rigs had to wait for plows to clear the way. >> i never put one in the ditch yet. i feel confidence in driving in this. it's the people around me that
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scare me. >> even with west coast feeling the winter effects with washington and oregon seeing snow. >> the man that killed will smith claimed smith had a gun. smith apparently bumped hayes vehicle in new orleans. the two got into a fistfight which escalates when hayes pulled his gun. hayes said he did so when smith said he had a weapon. one was found in his vehicle but he never fired it. >> the words, welcome back, mountain tough flashed on a sign to greet visitors. the city has been shut down
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since last monday when 10s of thousands of people were evacuated. the wildfires are blamed for 14th deaths. 700 homes or businesses were destroyed. >> singer taylor swift is among several artists donating to help those affected. the money goes to the dolly partin my favorite people fund to give money to every victim of the fire. >> police in philadelphia are hoping that tips will help solve a robbery. here's the crime fighter report. >> philadelphia police need your help finding two thieves that targeted a pharmacy, the rite
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aid. >> two males came into the store, one black male went directly to the pharmacy. the white male stayed at the front door as a lookout. >> the suspect handed theead "yu have five minutes. ipt all of the oxycodone. don't do anything stupid to get yourself hurt." did he have a gun? we don't know. he didn't see it. >> the clerk complied and the men took off in different directions. >> the citizen crime commission is administering a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the people responsible. all calls will remain anonymous. for crime fighters, i'm rick williams, action news. >> a twist of fate may have saved the life of a toddler in
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florida. the mother was pleading for help. her 16 month old's unresponsive body was in her arms. the police officer started cpr right away. >> it's overwhelming to have the responsibility in your hands. >> the boy was revived after 20 seconds. it was a fluke that deputy donaldson was working that day. the deputy had recently been recertified in infant cpr. >> right place, right time. >> still to come, a philadelphia musician hosts a concert for a great cause. why this show will help those that need it most. >> plus, most business owners
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take their companies seriously, but not this guy. how the owner of an ugly christmas sweater will make his employees laugh. we have that when "action news" comes right back on a saturday. ♪ ♪ 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.
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the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me.
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>> lighting up the holidays, "action news" brings you the best holiday displays from around the region. this one from bear delaware. the family is brightening the holidays for the holidays. the theme is candy cane lane. it took a month for this light show to all come together.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ songs of the season filled the new bethel church in allentown tonight. they performed the annual holiday concert. the show benefits the homeless and donations were collected before the concert. a lot of work this time of year. is it in the holiday spirit? >> some of us will see snow sunday afternoon. there is a lot of rain sunday night and monday. storm tracker 6 live double scan, very little happening at the present time. no cloud cover, no snow. they are making it crazy on sky 6.
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that is not city hall. that's my booboo. i forgot to change that. this is spring mountain. they have the snow guns on, the slopes turning white, making snow before rain comes in to wash that away. windchill 22 philadelphia, same for beach haven. many teens, melville, redding, all around the 16-degree mark. poconos, 6-degrees right now. clouds on the increase from the west, moving east as a warm front drifting through areas of the northern plains and great lakes. where you have the warm air bumping the arctic air you squeeze out precipitation and it's in the form of snow at thee present time. 26 in the suburbs, 26 center
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city. eagles game tomorrow, bundle up. it's going to be cold. 34 to 35-degrees, over all cloudy and cold. can you get a flurry or sprinkle? it's possible but for the most part, it's dry for the game. future tracker showing little happening 1:00 tomorrow afternoon. then the winter weather advisory goes into effect. the snow is confined to far northern areas. then everything kicks into high gear, 4:00 in the morning monday, rain flipping into the lehigh valley where it begins as snow. for the monday morning commute, it's raining in the poconos and heavy rain at times. that moves away monday afternoon drying it out a bit as we end your monday.
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pots town, bucks county, we could see half an inch, maybe an inch on the lower end around the lehigh valley before it flips to rain. one to three inches in the poconos. ak weather, 36 with snow showers in the morn areas in the afternoon. rainy morning monday turning dryer in the afternoon at 50. tuesday, sun and clouds. the next arctic front wednesday with snow showers. it's windy and bitter. 29 for the high, not much better on friday before a winter mix comes in as winter air comes in a week from now. snow to the north, and half an inch of rain sunday. >> we'll keep an eye on it, adam. >> it's a booming business this
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time of year, ugly christmas sweaters. john donovan has the story. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ >> you are looking at a christmastime job interview. here is another one. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> and another. ♪ ♪ >> looks like an audition, but no, it's an interview. here is the boss, jeremy turner, the singing sweater salesman. ♪ ♪ >> owner of the dallas based ugly sweater shop. needing extra hires this season, he told job applicants like mother and daughter ramirez, talk about yourself in a tape. >> we are dependable. we work hard. >> and then dance.
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>> so did diane mccus kerr, made her case in rhyme. >> i'm a solid honester worker not a shirker. >> why dancing? >> it showed you were willing to have fun. >> here's what jeremy did, he hired everybody. there's diane selling the ugly sweaters jeremy likes to sing about. we say ugly is in the eye of the beholder. john, abc news. ♪ ♪
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hello, peco. hi. can you help me save on my energy bill? old appliances. like a hot water heater? it's around here somewhere. nope. nope. what is this thing? sir, have you looked in the basement? huh. oh, yeah. no wonder. it was hidden behind all of my free weights. if you're not an expert, peco can help. we have lots of ways to help you peco. the future is on.
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>> archbishop wood is adding another state football trophy to its program. fire trucks escorted them back
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home last night. the team won four state titles in the last six years. the latest came with a victory over harrisburg high. several victors are moving on to college programs. >> jeff, time for sports today? >> how about the flyers? what a run. eight straight for the first time in 14 years. tomorrow in detroit, looking to secure their nine game winning streak. macessen imason achieved a one . braeden shen does the rest. two goals 90 seconds apart to give the flyers the lead for good. hats off to the flyers they win
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their eighth game streak longest since 1992. >> it's fun right now. we are finding different ways. every game is a different way to come out on top. the boys aren't satisfied. >> neither are these guys, carson wentz says twice as many turnovers since the eagles last faced washington. they look to turn it around at home. they are among the most penalized teams in the nfl. eagles have three first quarter touchdowns all year. they are among the lowest scoring team in the nfl, first 15 minutes a game. >> it's tough. it's tough to do yourself against good teams. >> everybody realized where we
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are. guys are focused, ready to get a must win. especially a team that had our number the first time. >> high school football undefeated, st. joes facing ca prepare dan drai swift. 34-yard score, swift finishes with 1:40. finally, in orlando the 60th annual superbowl the northwest raiders from philadelphia run away with it shutting out santa clara 42-0. it's their third straight title. look at those guys go. high school pop warner winning championships. hopefully that will have an effect on our pro team. >> hope it trickles down or up.
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>> finally, someone gets to stay at the iconic house from "a christmas story,." a two nights stay was given to the winner. they'll get $800 in gifts including the infamous leg lamp. castle is next. "action news" continues tomorrow morning. now for adam joseph, melissa magee, jeff skversky and the entire "action news" family, i'm sharrie williams. have a great night and we'll see you next time. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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