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governor announced she is running to replace chris christie. and now the new state law allows retailers and distributors across the keystone state to sell suds in any quantity including six-packs and stores are prepping for what could be a big demand starting today. john rawlins is live now in havertown. >> reporter: hi rick, well house bill 1196 was signed into law yesterday. beer distributorships say it's long overdue and something that needed to be signed and happy to see it and say it's good for folks buying beer. state white there are pour than 1,000 traditional beer distributors and manoa beverages
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you can pick up a case or six-pack and never get out of your car. but the change is here the new six-pack sales room allowed under the new law. >> we have land shark and corona. >> for decades they could sell cases and then 12 packs and now consumers can walk in and buy six-packs and those glass jugs called growlers. and now supermarkets and others can sell beer. >> supermarkets took 400 cases a week from our business since three years ago and now even up the playing field and help us out. >> in the next few weeks, a six door cooler will be put in this part of the room and all the change will make a difference. >> the goal is to be more
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competitive. >> you think you can do it? >> yes. >> so optimism that is for sure. house bill 1196 allows for other changes as far as alcohol consumption among them. bars can start serving alcohol at 9:00 a.m. rather than 11 a.m. on sundays. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> john, thank you. on the weather front get ready for on and off rain outside as we take a live look from sky 6 hd our cameras at city hall and the cloud cover tells the story today. soggy conditions are moving in along with a warm fronts and keep the umbrellas handy for the next couple of days. lets get the latest from meteorologist, melissa magee, in for david murphy at the "action news" big board. >> we are tracking scattered showers across the region, here is stormtracker 6 live double scan radar, a little bit of wet weather, some sprinkles to it's north of allentown and pressing into berks county and moisture pressing out of delaware and
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moisture in south jersey. the rain is light in nature but we are tracking the area of low pressure the same one responsible for the ice storm in the plain states over the weekend. this cuts to the north but we are tracking the warm front lifting on through and that is producing the on and off rain showers in the region. 3:00 later today. the rain picks up and intensity comes more steady for the poconos and reading and lancaster, same thing as it approaches it's i-95 corridor. despite the temperatures and moisture overhead it's mild, 2 degrees above where we should be for this time of year. and 32 and chilly and 42 degrees in cape may. visibility is a concern and 3 miles in millville and visibility reduced to 3 miles in lancaster, give yourself extra
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time to get to your destination. and later this afternoon into the evening hours and overnight temperatures are rising and making way for a january thou later this week. we have the deal tails in the full accuweather forecast coming up. >> thank you. in other news investigators are stilling looking into a device found on campus at temple university. the philadelphia bomb squad detonated the device this morning as a precaution, it was some sort of military canvas belt with wire as matched. it was found near a loading dock at north 12th street the. and college students nearby had to be evacuated before it was confirmed that the device was harmless. and a deadly late night shooting inside of a bar. a 34-year-old bar manager was
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killed following a fight with a security guard on duty. katherine scott has the story. >> reporter: the bar manager was hit twice in the torso and once in the leg. when the police arrived he was conscious and talking. but died later at the hospital. police were called there shortly at 10:35 p.m. the security guard reported he shot a bar manager after an argument. >> it didn't make sense to me. >> both men were working inside of a back room for employees only at a bar on the 5600 block of boyer street. police say that a verbal altercation turned physical, a dispute stemming from something that happened a week and that the bar manager came at him with a bottle and he opened fire
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hitting the manager three time zbrz when the police arrived on location, the 28-year-old security guard remained on the scene and was taken into custody by police and police took possession of his weapon. >> it doesn't appear to be justified to us at this point. but we'll see what happens in talks with the district attorney. >> investigators raised questions about the security guard's gun. >> you are suppose to be licensed properly to carry that is for sure. >> there are cameras on the outside of the bar but none on the inside. detectives interviewed a customer and bartender inside of the bar at the time of the shooting. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." a man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after he was shot in the head in west philadelphia, police found the victim near 58th and locust streets last night. investigators say he was shot at close rain and was the intended
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target. police are looking for a shooter and a motive. another late night shooting in southwest philadelphia. a man in his 30s was shot inside of a business on south 52nd street after 10:00 p.m. he was in stable condition and taken to the hospital. so far police have not made any arrests. from our new jersey newsroom, lieutenant governor has afounded her campaign. in keansburg, monmouth county. she was sworn in as the state first modern day female lieutenant governor. the fourth republican to enter the governor's race and the voters lead to the poll in june. josh shapiro is being sworn in as pennsylvania's attorney general.
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he is replacing kathleen kane that resigned after being convicted of leaking grand jury information and lying about it. as attorney generalal, shapiro has vowed to refocus the office on its mission of eliminating public corruption and protecting consumers. well, there was staff shakeups and dramatic highs and lows but over the course of the primaries and election donald trump leaned heavy on his family. and now as he prepares to move in the white house is he bringing some family members with him in key roles. karen travers look at the impact the trump children could have on the administration. >> along his roller coaster journey to the white house, the one constant his family. >> i love you and thank you, and especially for putting up for all of those hours this was tough. >> as he takes office the trump
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family will continue to dominate his inner circle. it's not unprecedented but the trump model may break new ground. >> families have play aid role this one is more public and more formal than some are. >> wife melania is expected to stay in new york so their son can finish school there and ivanka will assume the role of first lady. and the high power, high-profile couple and their children are moving to washington. kushner recently named a white house senior adviser and while ivanka will not immediately have a formal role, her policy ideas and child care and family leave are being discuss the by lawmaker on capitol hill. the family business is left to
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donald jury and son erick. >> hopefully i come back and they did a good job otherwise i'll say you are fired. >> people can take shots at them and they can't be fired and that becomes a real problem for them sometimes and fort president. >> that means potentially awkward holiday dinners. and be sure to stay with "action news" for continuing coverage of the inauguration this week our live reports begin tomorrow and brian taff and sharrie williams bring you all the happenings from the nation's capital leading up to friday's main events. an 8-year-old boy shares details about his rescue from a sinkhole that opened up near his apartment. and how a 76-year-old finally graduated from college with a 4.0 gpa.
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>> rachel: we're shaking, slapping and squeezing every last drop out of our show. we're doing one of our bottom of the jar shows.
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three university of oregon football players remain hospitalized after a series of intense workouts. the players were taken to the hospital last week and the team has implemented modified training. the mother of one of the trippers says her son many a preexisting medical condition. the search is on for the missing malaysian airplane that disappeared with 230 people on board three years ago. the stopped the search after scouring the indian ocean and finding no trace of the aircraft. >> a search operation called the most expensive and complex in aviation history ended with this announcement. >> unfortunately we are unable to the plane. >> transport ministers of malaysia chinese and australia
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say that after spending 160 million there's and using the best science and technology available. malaysia airlines flight 370 is nowhere to be found so the under water search is now suspended. >> the shock to the parents because they are still very upset. >> david lawton's brother seen on facebook was one of 239 passengers on the plane and the lawton's prayed for a miracle. it was back in 2013 when the plane crashed in the south china sea. some family are now calling the suspension of the search irresponsible. he understands it could not go on forever but is still disappointed. >> he is my only brother. it's not likely he will ever be found. and we can never have a proper funeral. >> it's a difficult time but the
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officials gave it their all and at this time the search will remain suspended until they find new and credible evidence. a pilot has survived a crash landing in a small airport in michigan. the plane crashed and broke in half yesterday. investigators say that the aircraft skidded past the end of the runway and stopped before it reached a runway outside of the airport. the pilot walk add way with minor injuries. a little boy in california is sharing the harrowing details of his rescue from a 15 foot sinkhole. firefighters pulled a den to safety on sunday as the water underground rose dangerously close to his head. >> the water was getting higher. >> when i fell down i whacked my arm on something, but i didn't know. >> it was like a cave in there, so they were worried the sides
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could come down on him or the water up higher. he said the water was coming up. >> aiden was taken to the hospital and treated for an arm sprain. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30 another check of your forecast for you as we look live outside. sky 6 hd showing you the commodore barry bridge under cloudy skies keep your rain gear handy. it's going to rain. melissa magee has your update from accuweather.
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>> a volcano is blasting hot ash into the sky over indonesia. they are watching for eruptions here and the mountain was dormant before springing to life in 2010. indonesia has more than a dozen active volcanos due to its location on it's pacific. so back here melissa magee
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says we are dealing with intermittent showers. >> it's light in nature and pickingp later on this afternoon. we'll show you stormtracker 6 live double scan raider it's dry for the most part in philadelphia and sprinkles are filling in for lancaster and reading and up through the poconos and showers in south jersey and delaware, street level with stormtracker 6 live double scan we are finding a concentration of some steadier precip at this hour. atlantic city you are dealing with wet weather and same in tuckahoe and wet roads in sea isle city and stone harbor. we'll get a break and then it will fill in again on the screen. live look outside at sky 6 hd, looking at the center city skyline, hard to make out the tops of the buildings, there are a lot of clouds around and patchy fog. in philadelphia the visibility is reduced to about 5 miles at this hour. numbers north and west of town,
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34 in tannersville and 36 for slatington and fleet wood and 42 in center city and out to the west center square and new holland. temperatures of 40 degrees. down in new jersey, 41 for ewing and browns mills and 45 in dover and 40 in hockessin, satellite 6 along with action radar showing you we have this warm front moving on through. lifting to the north as it does so it takes the frozen precipitation where we have advisories outs in the northwest suburbs and up through the poconos they have since expired. taking the frozen precip out with it. and rain across the delaware and lehigh valleys. on and off rain and areas of follow developing as well. and the high in philadelphia 45 degrees, overnight tonight and a couple of showers around and areas of patchy fog and bottoming out at 35 and 44 in philadelphia. the setup for the middle half of
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our work week the area of low pressure moves to the east and mostly cloudy tomorrow and northwesterly win at 20 miles per hour. high temperature is not bad coming in at 52 degrees in fact tomorrow and beyond the beginning of some milder air moving into our region. the jet stream moves all the way up to the north into canada and temperatures right along the i-95 corridor this week really starting tomorrow through the weekend, 5 to 15 degrees above average and the warmest air looks to be across the great lakes and the ohio valley, temperature there's ranging from 15 to 25 degrees above where they should be. here is the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast on and off rain today, high up to 45 and fog around early in the day tomorrow and milder by the afternoon and 52 for the high. thursday the nicest day of the week partly sunny and 52. tomorrow and thursday the numbers are more reflective of temperatures we see for the
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month of march. and friday mild and rain comes back with a high of 51. saturday clouds and some sun in at 51 for the high. and sunday mostly cloudy and in at 49 and periods of rain on monday, with a high temperature coming in at 52. make sure you have the wet weather gear today and wednesday and beyond a nice warm-up with temperatures in the 50s. >> thank you. the eiffel tower may be getting a $300 million facelift including elevators and better lighting. the mayor of paris is proposing the project as her city competes for a bid to host the 2024 olympic games. we are wishing a beloved actress a very special happy birthday. betty white is 95 years old today. born on this day in 1922, white's long career includes the golden girls and mary tyler moore show. she is grateful that she is being hired for new jobs after
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75 years in the business. good for her. nfl quarterback, aaron rogers has not spoken to his family in more than two years according to his father. the conflict was made public when his younger brother spoke out about it on an episode on the bachelorette. that aaron has not spoken to his family since 2014. they play for the nfc championship on sunday against atlanta. mmm friend of yours? that's frequent heartburn. it's always lurking around. but i'm safe. i took my prevacid®24hr today. i didn't. one pill prevents the acid that causes heartburn,
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go long. lets get one last look the the forecast with meteorologist, melissa magee. >> lets show you what is going on today. areas of patchy fog and the high
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in philadelphia coming in at 45, and 39 in allentown today. and upper 40s for millville atlantic city and cape may. and 42 is the high in lancaster and a couple of showers around early on thursday and mild temperatures for the rest of the week. this great grandmother is finally a college graduate. amy lives in honolulu and went to college in 1962 but put her education on hold to raise her children and then was introduced to the idea of getting her degree online and because she is in a wheelchair, it was a perfect fit. she enrolled in new hampshire's online program and just finished. >> it's great to graduate and finish that part of my life. but i feel like i'm still on the road, i have more to learn. >> don't we all, she is thinking of getting her masters online
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next. why do this now? she couldn't see her self sitting there watching netflix all the time. good for her. a look at stories coming up on "action news" begin agent 4:00. two children missing for more than 30 years are found alive as adults and new at 4:00 details on how police think they solved the case all of these years later. and ikea is known for affordable furniture but did you know they sell their own appliances as well. consumer reports puts them to the test in what's the deal. that does it for us. for the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams we'll see you later.
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