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6:00 a.m., friday, january 20th here's what's happening. >> the pomp and circumstance for the 58th inauguration is taking over washington, d.c. >> some are heading to the capitol to be part of history, some to celebrate, some to protest. >> vice president elect said he and the president are looking forward to making america great again. the inauguration ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m., there's a chance of rain moving into washington, d.c. and philadelphia, around then we're watching that. donald j. trump is expected to take the oath of office at noontime, we'll have full coverage on 6abc and,
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lana zack who has been covering the events joins us live in washington, d.c. >> reporter: donald trump will stand at the capitol and he will swear to serve protect and defend the constitution of the united states. with the sairkd -- sacred words uttered, he will become the leader of free world. >> a lot of people didn't give us much of a chance, but we understood what was happening. >> reporter: mr. trump will be the first to ascend to the presidency without having ever served in public office for the military. last night with the lincoln memorial as his backdrop he thanked those who helped with his campaign. >> i'll be cheering you on, because what we've done is so special. all over the world, they are talking about it. all over the world. >> reporter: it is an emotional time. >> this is a bitter sweet moment for us, for all that is
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before us, i have to tell you, words cannot describe the honor and the gratitude we feel. >> reporter: but we are a divided nation. a mid the celebration protests. from washington -- i need to be here and fight against the rhetoric and mindset. >> reporter: and across the country. >> i'm not depressed, i'm not sad, i'm angry and there are other people that feel the same way. >> this is celebrating our values as americans, being inclusive, being diverse. >> reporter: as conservative and liberal americans say separate prayers for the future of the united states. in a tradition of nearly 200 years old, president obama and president-elect trump will ride together in one shared limo from the white house to the capitol, the ride will last about 15
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minutes, it's a powerful symbol of american democracy and peaceful transition of power. reporting live from washington, lana zack back to you. >> let's take a live look at 30th street station there are sold out trains on amtrak heading to washington, d.c. all day long. let's get a look at traffic with david murphy and karen rogers has weather, good morning. >> reporter: it's cold outside, clouds are getting thicker, if we see early sunshine it won't last all that much longer, plus you'll see the rain circulating in through pittsburgh and pushing toward the east and getting here around midday. 33 degrees in philadelphia. just above the freezing mark and below freezing in trenton, allentown and reading, and millville, as well. as you look at the winds, they are not that strong, at least
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we're not talking about windchills. most of us talking about calm winds. as we go through the day, look for it to cloud up quickly. 34 degrees by 7:00 a.m. it will be chillier today, noon, 44 degrees, sprinkles and first of the showers pushing in late morning, midday. 3:00 p.m., 48 degrees, a better chance of off and on precipitation, through 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. the roads will be on the damp side for the evening commute. when i step inside we'll check out the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, which includes a dry saturday, but a wet and windy sunday, karen, what have you got on the roads for now? >> reporter: well, they are dry, no weather-related problems, so far so good, looking at 422, eastbound traffic heading toward king of prussia. an easy five minute ride between oaks and 202. we're traveling in the 50s we have green traffic flow on the area highways like the blue
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route, schuylkill expressway and i-95. we have a building fire in abington, montgomery county on highland avenue at ghost road if you're in the area stick to easton road to avoid any problems there. heading to the airport, i-95 delaware county northbound traffic going toward the airport a little bit of building volume, but light traffic there. we have construction crews in logan township, gloucester county. they are 130 blocking a lane, overall a good start to the commute, matt. now, people from our region will be boarding buses and trains from washington to take part in history in person. annie mccormick is live at 30th street station with that part of the story, hi, annie. >> reporter: hi, matt, many of the trains heading to washington, d.c. are soldout over the next couple of days. already we caught up with a number of people heading to the washington, d.c. to watch the presidential inauguration. there are expected to be a number of people heading down to
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protest. take a look at this video, people from new york, ohio and south jersey, many with tickets and wearing make america great again. we caught up with a deputy mayor from new jersey she is a democrat, she is going to the women's march on saturday an going to the inauguration. we spoke to trump supporters excited to see their first presidential inauguration. >> we were going down for the women's march, i received an invitation to see if i would like to attend the inauguration, even though he will i'm the opposite party i'm not a trump supporter, but he is going to be our president, i believe in working both sides of the aisle. >> looking forward for donald trump taking the oath of office and being excited about being down there. is this your first inauguration? >> yes, i've never been to one.
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>> reporter: stars and stripes ready to go down. the women's march is on saturday, some are planning to leave midday today others saturday morning. reporting live from 30th street station, annie mccormick. after the inauguration, vice president joe biden will take the train back to wilmington where he will be greeted. the rally will happen this afternoon at the chase center. 401k have been growing since donald trump won the election. this morning we put the presidential stock rally in prospective. we go live to the nasdaq in time square. >> reporter: good morning, matt, donald trump is on track for the purpose of the 5th best post election stock market rally. s&p 500 is up 5 80% since the election, it's a nice jump but
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nothing compared to the gain after herbert hoover was elected in 1928. jfk and dwight eisenhower saw better market gains from their win to when they were sworn in. as for stocks yesterday, the investors were caution ahead of the inauguration. futures are pointing to a mixed open. there are no major economic reports due out today. that's the latest from the nasdaq in new york, back to you guys. >> get the umbrella today you'll need it? >> reporter: especially in the afternoon and early evening. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you the morning commute is dry, tam. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd notice how the camera is not moving around much. we have calm winds this morning, it is colder across the region than yesterday morning as expected. grab the winter coat on the way out the door. 33 degrees above the freezing
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mark in philadelphia. again, light winds, that's good, cold, 32 in wilmington, 31 in trenton. below freezing in allentown and reading. freezing mark on the nose in lancaster. milder in cape may. in terms of sky cover clouds are getting thicker. even though there's the chance of early sunshine, i think that fades behind the clouds quickly. by the time we get up to 11:00 a.m. or 12:00 there's a spotty shower pushing into the region. a little bit more of that off and on as we go through the rest of the afternoon. on this model run down in once - washington at noon, we don't have any rain showing. the models don't pinpoint the exact location of rain, there's a chance if you're heading to washington, d.c. of rain during the ceremony bring an umbrella. around here it will be damp for the evening commute, after that in the evening hours we start to dry out. if you have plans to head out
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later tonight, maybe you don't need the umbrella so much. increasing clouds in the lehigh valley. afternoon light rain, high of 44. down the shore, increasing clouds this morning, high of 50. some light rain possible there, as well. mostly cloudy, afternoon light to moderate rain high of 48 degrees in philadelphia. as you just saw the rain around midday up until around the rush hour, maybe beyond. overnight, drying out, 43 is the low. we have patchy fog developing that could put a little bit of misty drizzle drop on the windshield. on the weekend, saturday is cloudy and dry. on sunday we get a low pressure coastal center that will change things. we get rain in the morning and steadier rain in the afternoon. that continues overnight, a total of one to two inches of rain which we can use frankly. winds gusty, 35 to 40-mile an hour gusts in philadelphia, and
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5 at the -- 55 at the shore. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 48, cloudy and rain in the evening. saturday, cloudy and sunny breaks, 54. it will be dry, at least. sunday, rain gradually buildings in during the day getting windier and rainier in the afternoon. monday, windswept rain, high of 48 degrees, blustery and dank not all that much fun, we dry out tuesday morning and back up into the 50s on wednesday and thursday. >> breaking now from overseas, a man fleeing police goes on a deadly collision course through an outdoor shopping mall. glitzes and galas inaugural celebrations hosted by the new jersey. >> reporter: we'll take you to fort washington and see when it looks like there when we come right back.
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coming in just a few hours, at 11:30 a.m., the inauguration is expected to formally get underway with donald trump expected to take the oath of office around noon, 6abc and abc news you're best sources foreseeing all of it. >> reporter: is anyone going to work today? >> reporter: not a lot of people, i have to say it looks good on the roads. usually when i say that i jinx it. this is 309 the pennsylvania turnpike in fort washington. no issues. we have a fire investigation butler pike at maple drive, stick to coal well lane. fire crews on the scene. avoid highland avenue at ghost road stick to ease ton road to get around the problem there. green traffic flow everywhere, i-95 southbound 14 minutes, that's nothing between woodhaven and the vine, the schuylkill expressway an easy 14 minutes between the blue route and the vine.
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42 nine minutes flying on the ac expressway to 295. cold out there, temperatures below freezing. lehigh valley, in the mid 20s. 33 in center city. suburbs in new jersey, 39 in browns mills, 33 in dover. we're officially in our 25th year of the 6abc save a life campaign. we kicked it off, i was proud to be part of the event. this is where we work with firefighters all over the region. they were there yesterday as we along with sponsors passed out free smoke detecters, you can learn more at my facebook page. we're proud of this event, matt. breaking this morning, a man's car heading into an australian street crowded with pedestrians killing three people including a child. police in melbourne believe it was distribute because the man drove in erratic circles before he turned on to a pedestrian only road.
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about 20 others were injured, they took the driver into custody, investigators say the incident is connected to a stabbing earlier in the day and do not believe it was terror related. president-elect donald trump will attend three official inaugural ball also tonight with his wife, but the parties have actually kicked off. sharrie williams was at the new jersey state inaugural gala last night. >> reporter: we are dressed up with plenty of places to go because it's the presidential inauguration weekend. we are a waiting the moment when donald j. trump will be worn in as the next president of united states. inauguration weekend the big part of that, the traditions include inaugural balls and galas. the new jersey state society hosted their gala, it was about food and fun and celebrating the in coming president.
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>> there's a lot of tensions and i think there's a lot of hopefully' i hope the hope wins out. >> reporter: no matter how people voted they are hopeful for the future of the country. again we'll be seeing a number of balls and galas one of the many festivities happening in washington, d.c. >> follow us on facebook at "action news," on twitter, 6abc. if you're in washington, d.c. today or tomorrow, share your experiences with us, using 6abc axe or join the action at >> reporter: in tech bytes, a look at how social media has changed and thrived during the obama years. >> reporter: twitter has grown from $18 million to 317 million and facebook has gone from 150 million users to 2 billion.
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>> reporter: speaking of facebook, this photo was post ldz on the official white house facebook page overnight. >> reporter: gazing out towards the washington monuments. a touching one, indeed. trump facebook active with lots of photos of the preparty at union station in washington, d.c. you can catch every moment of the historic inauguration on abc's live stream, live coverage begins at 9:00 a.m., eastern and 6:00 a.m. pacific. don't miss a second of our coverage it will continue through the afternoon hours, those are tech bytes. >> reporter: have a great day.
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>> reporter: we're hear, i think everybody else is at home. we have a few people on the roads, but not enough to cause a delay, this is the schuylkill expressway at the boulevard. we're dry this morning, that's westbound on your left heading toward king of prussia. mass transit most things on
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time, market frankford line have ten minute delays because of equipment problems. >> reporter: we are dressing the kids in winter gear, this afternoon we'll be in the mid to upper 40s, rain gear is a good idea because we're looking at after showers. 34 degrees by 7:00. noon, 44 up until 11 to noon you're dry. after that there's a chance of light moderate rain, 48 degrees is the high at 3:00 p.m. we are zip back down to 44 by 7:00. shortly after 7 or before then in some neighborhoods, the rain will be falling away and they are drying up. all green aircraft at philadelphia international airport, no major delays, but we're watching delays in chicago. >> thank you, david. in "healthcheck," numbers show how much things have changed when it comes to men taking paternity leave.
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a big change is obvious for men. the numbers taking paternity leave has tripled over the last 20 years. joel embiid will not be a starter at the nba all stars game. embiid who has been averaging 20 points per game has the vote of the fans and way behind the players vote which counts more. embiid own twitter campaign had him finishing ahead of cleveland's kevin love. it will be a day to demonstrate for many across the county. >> katherine scott has more on the police response planned in philadelphia. >> reporter: that's right, matt, it's inauguration day and here in philadelphia there's at least a dozen planned protests that could snarl traffic we're live with all the latest details in center city coming up at 6:30. >> new on "action news" a fire
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nearly destroyed a pizza parlor overnight. the fire broke out at 2:30 a.m., at the east when whitiker avenun juniata park. the fire spread to two second floor apartments, nobody was hurt, the fire is under investigation. police are look for more suspects in a robbery and chase that ended in delaware county. police say the robbers stole the cash register from this mcdonald's in brook haven and took of.
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officers saw the vehicle and pursued it. it crashed on 322 in chester county. police took two people into custody and looking to make more arrests. "action news" has obtained this surveillance video from a an armed robbery in the heart of manayunk. a gunman pretended to be shopping at the remix consignment shop on main street on wednesday night and ended up tieing up a store manager and customer. the trio ended up stealing $60,000 worth of furs and purses. police are hoping the video will lead them to the robber. long and turbulent election leads to a major milestone. the nation is set for the 58th inauguration. highlights from the precelebration are next.
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>> now on "action news," the scene is set for today's historic inauguration, that's a live look at the u.s. capitol where donald j. trump will become the 45th president of united states. a dozen protests are plan in opposition to the inauguration. >> storm tracker 6 live is showing the approaching rain is coming our way later today it will have an impact on the inauguration. >> good morning, 6:30, friday, january 20th the let's finds out what the weather and traffic will be like and go over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: it's definitely colder as you step outside and a little on the cloudy side. take a look at satellite, there were open spaces, but the clouds are getting thicker to the west and eventually we'll see the rain move in are probably around midday. temperatures are on the cold side, 33 in philadelphia. around the freezing mark in wilmington and trenton.
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below freezing in allentown and reading and upper 20s in millville, as well. not a lot of wind, though, most of us experiencing calm winds with all the zeros. at least we don't have to deal with the windchill. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, temperatures by 37, noon, 44 degrees, more rain beginning to more in. it won't be steady, but pockets of light to moderate rain. 3:00 p.m., 48. umbrellas for the kids on the way home. 45 by 5:00 p.m. sticking on 44 with rain dieing around around dinnertime or beyond in most neighborhoods. cloudy and dry on saturday, karen, wet and windy on sunday, especially in the afternoon, details on that in the seven day coming up. >> reporter: the gloom continues. meanwhile, we have good traffic for the most part. we spotted a problem scanning the cameras, a disabled vehicle on the 30 bypass, eastbound at
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340. they have a tow truck on the scene off to the side, nonetheless slowing things down eastbound on the 30 bypass, watch for this traffic as you move near 340. other than that problem on the 30 bypass, we have easy traffic basically everywhere. blue route in the 50s, schuylkill expressway westbound at city avenue that's always jammed looking at 51 miles per hour. i-95 southbound one spot we're going 21 miles per hour from the blink to girard. let's take -- betsy ross bridge to girard. i-95 at cottman, no delays, 17 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. a lot of people taking today off or not commuting right now. we have a fire investigation that continues to close butler pike at maple drive. stick to cold well lane. donald trump will become the 45th president of united states in less than 6 hours. >> the president-elect's journey to the white house has been a historic one. he will be the first to take
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office without previous military or government service forging his own path 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >> 900,000 people are expected in washington, d.c. for the ceremony. thousands of washington, d.c. metro police are getting help from the national guard and other officers some include police from the delaware valley. ♪ >> president-elect inauguration celebration kicked off with a concert at the lincoln memorial from there donald trump headed to a dinner at washington union station. he thanked mike pence along with his top advisor as he reflected on his election victory. >> next time, four years from now, the next time we're going to win the old fashioned way, we're going to win because we did so well, because it was so overwhelming the thing that we did. >> i would like to
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congratulate. >> reporter: at the concert trump addressed the crowd calling himself the messenger of a movement. brian taff is in washington with more on what we can expect to hear later today from the president-elect. >> reporter: in washington there's questions about the main event that's hours away now, what will donald trump say and will it be enough to satisfy his supporters and ease the anxieties of his many detractors. woe caught up with local lawmakers today who sounded off to us about what they hope he will say. >> i think he is very likely and needs to make it clear he wants to be a president for all americans. >> i hope, i hope it's not a fleeting hope, that the president-elect and then president trump will appeal to the better angels of our nature. >> my hope is that he will crafted a positive bold, constructive and conciliatory
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message, one that all americans can listen to and hear their president. >> reporter: we did get some idea from trump's top aids, it will be heavy on philosophy and the president's personal outlook on what the presidency is and how american citizens will play an active role in their government. it will be less than a agenda oriented speech. we are told it will be on the short side, given it might be raining later on in washington, d.c., that might not be such a bad thing. we'll be watching and reporting live, in washington, d.c., brian taff channel 6 "action news." >> police used pepper spray on protesters outside a pro trump event at the national press club in washington, it was hosting the deploreball play on words made by hillary clinton.
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she called trump's supporters deplorables which became a badge of honor. scott ask the is at city hall with more o protests today. >> reporter: that's right, matt, some will be here near city and near independence mall. police are surging folks to use public transportation and leave extra time to get around because there will be delays. let's go to videos, some of the protests we've seen since the election. philadelphia police say they are aware of a dozen planned events happening today, that includes rallies and marchs and protests that could be on city hall and rittenhouse square and independence mall. officers have been in communication with a number of groups so they have an idea of size of gatherings. traffic and civil affair units will be the primary units. you will see bikes and mounted
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cops. ems will be provide support if needed. >> we'll see democracy in active, they will be making their feelings felt and voices heard and we'll make sure it's a safe environment for them to do that. >> reporter: again, the protests are expected to begin around noon they could last into the evening hours, we're live at city hall, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you katherine. happening today, the national constitution center is offering presidential themed events in honor of inauguration day. they include a hail to the chief quiz game a story of the people exhibit and screening of the inauguration i felt. if you're heading to was -- inauguration itself. if you're heading to washington use the #join the action at and join us on facebook for constant updates. >> colder to start out.
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>> reporter: and there could be rain in washington and up here around lunchtime. storm tracker 6 live double scan we are dry to start out for the morning commute. there could sun early, you can see the clouds sweep in, not enough to block out all the sunshine. you notice the cameras are rock steady that's that's the commodore barry bridge, that's a gorgeous shot. winds are calm, we're not wearing about a windchill. winter coats on the way out the door. we could have sunshine, but quickly the clouds overtake us. 11:00 a.m. to noon there could showers pop through. washington is dry on this model at 12:00, we'll see if that turns out. sometimes the exact placement of the precipitation is not exact, exactly. there could be rain in washington. the model is holding off until
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later in the day. 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., we'll be in and out of precipitation. i can't guarantee it will be dry up north, the idea anytime after 11:00 a.m., noon, 1:00 p.m. and up until the dinner hour there's a chance of spotty on and off light to moderate precipitation. this is not a lot of rain, most of you get a quarter inch or less. temperatures will be cooler today, 38 degrees by 10:00 a.m. 48 degrees is the high, we're back to 45 by 6:00 p.m. staying on or about 45 through the evening hours or in the low to mid 40s. 48 in philadelphia. 44 in allentown. 45 in reading. 46 in wilmington, 47 in trenton. a little cooler in some of the northern spots and down to 48 maybe to 50 at the shore communities this afternoon. if you have plans to head out on the town, it might be raining early in the evening hours
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tonight, but in most cases you can get away without an umbrella. it will be cool enough for coat and temperatures hovering in the mid 40s through 11:00. saturday, we're dry, cloudy, sunday we have an area of low pressure that starts to move in and sets up off the coast and starts to deepen. sunday into monday we're be looking at one to two inches of rain. winds gusts strong and stronger at the shore with possible coastal flooding. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 48 rain in the evening, not a driving rain, but enough to slow things down for the evening commute. saturday, sunny and 54. sunday, rain arrives during the day, 52. the winds pick up in the afternoon, overnight in through monday we're looking at winds and rainy conditions with wind-swept rain at times. looks like we dry out tuesday morning, wednesday and thursday, we're back in the low 50s,. >> 6:40, up next, america's
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newest first family, ivanka trump sits down with abc to set the record straight in her role in the white house. >> reporter: we have an accident happening right now on the schuylkill expressway, westbound past gulph mills, we'll talk about any delay here, look for anyone on the roads, because we have a lot less volume than we normally do, details when we come right back.
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>> 6:43, friday, inauguration day, good morning, everyone, taking a live look from the nation's capitol building
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looking across the to the white house. in between there you see the staging area for the inauguration set to begin at 11:30 a.m., full coverage right here on your tv. >> let's go over to karen rogers a lot going on with traffic, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, traffic has been quiet today we have an accident, though, schuylkill expressway westbound at gulph mills. you can see the accident with the police on the scene. it's off to the side. you can see a few more people here, schuylkill expressway westbound at gulph mills. i have to show you the travel times, we've been so quiet in traffic, travel times show you no delays through the area, looking good overall, we'll see those in a second. first maybe one of the reasons people have off, seeing the inauguration or worried about the delays coming home because of protests, you have to be careful. katherine scott has been talk you go about this. you want to expect the protests to go on around independence mall and city hall. it will start around the evening commute.
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you want to protect delays later on. tomorrow, you have even more problems with closures due to the women's march. this is all day from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. kelly drive outbound. benjamin franklin parkway will be shut down, mlk drive, all the areas shut down, we'll see closures around center city in and around the area and logan square. lots of closures tomorrow, they last all day, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. here the travel times i told you about, i-95 southbound a 21 minute ride easy from woodhaven to the vine, look at the schuylkill expressway, 17, 18 minutes in each direction, nobody is going to work. 42 from the atlantic city expressway to 295, a nine minute ride. that never happens. it's cold out there, temperatures in the lehigh valley in the mid 20s at this point. 30s in center city. 29 degrees this morning in cinnaminson, matt. >> president obama and the first lady will follow tradition and welcome president-elect trump and his wife to the white house this morning.
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they will hold a tea and coffee reception in the blue room. following the swearing in ceremony, the obamas head to joint base andrews where the former president obama will speak at a event. they head to palm springs for a vacation. ivanka trump addresses rumors that she will be filling in for first lady because milan in a trip will be staying in new york until her son is done school in the spring. ivanka said her stepmother will fulfill her first lady duties. >> hopefully i can support him in areas i'm park nate about which involves the empowerment of women and their role in terms of fueling the growth of the economy going forward. >> ivanka's husband jared
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kushner will be an unpaid advisor to the president. his sons will not be part of the administration. >> a group of local students are on their way to washington, you'll hear from them next. >> reporter: if you're students are on the way to school, dress them warmly, this afternoon, an umbrella a good idea him. i'll have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast next.
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>> reporter: we're in shock nobody is working today. >> we're working. >> reporter: this is not a martin luther king holiday, this is not a long weekend, people get to work. this is the schuylkill expressway eastbound apt montgomery drive, you can see it's blocking the right lane off to the side. we have an accidents on the schuylkill expressway westbound gulph mills. look at your travel times. nobody is out there, 19 minute ride and 18 minute ride between the blue route and the vine, easy traffic, enjoy this day off. chestnut hill west, we have a late train, 20 minute delay with the market frankford line because of equipment problems. >> reporter: it's cold outside as you step outside the door, with everybody on or about freezing. 34 degrees by 7:00 a.m. as we get closer to noon, you get up to 44 there's a chance of
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sprinkles and showers building in. through the afternoon and early evening light to moderate rain possible. 3:00 p.m., 48 degrees that's the high. still holding the mid 40s by 7:00 p.m. 25 students from the senior class of central high left the short time ago to attend the 58th presidential inauguration. the students had to complete an application process which consisted of an interview and essay and exam before they took part in the trip. before they left, many said they were excited. >> last time obama had an inauguration i was too young to understand what it's all about. now, studying for my political science class, it lerchtsly prepared me enough to understand everything, now i'm involved. i have an idea of what's going on. >> during their time in washington, d.c., the students will meet with political professionals and conduct interviews and write news
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articles about what they learned. president-elect took time out from the preinaugural festivities to thank a special supporter. he posted this picture last night. he read about the republican in the washington, they met back stage and he made a phone call to his father. >> you take care of yourself, if i can do something you let me know, okay? >> he is single father from rural i illinois. he ended the meeting by telling his aids to sends him a check for ten thousand dollars.
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>> welcome back here the top stories on "action news," thousands of people from our region are on their way to washington, d.c. to take part in inauguration day events. several amtrak trains heading to washington, d.c. are sold out. back here in philadelphia, city hall is one of several locations where protesters are expected to gather today. philadelphia police are a ware a dozen planned events. brian taff and sharrie williams are reporting live in washington, d.c., look for their coverage throughout the day. >> reporter: we have accident on the 30 bypass, 30 bypass eastbound at 340.
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we have a tow truck on the scene. heavy traffic on the 30 bypass eastbound light volume everywhere else, it seems not too many people working today, perhaps they are worried about the traffic they will hit later on, because issue with the protests that will start at noon and last through rush hour, expect restrictions along independence mall and city hall. >> reporter: cloud cover getting thicker. we'll see sunshine before the clouds roll in. we'll see rain around midday and it might club washington, d.c. in the early afternoon. if you have plans to be out on the town tonight, it's winter coat weather probably drying out quickly after dinner. >> we'll inaugurate a new president today. we'll have full coverage coming up. brian taff and sharrie williams will continue to report throughout the afternoon. go to and facebook and
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good morning, america. making history. donald j. trump just hours away from becoming the 45th president of the united states. >> a lot of people didn't give us much of a chance, but we understood what was happening. >> political outsider, billionaire businessman, reality tv star, now about to take the highest office in the land after the most stunning political upset in american history. >> trump, the future first lady and their family arriving in washington, a whirlwind 24 hours before being sworn in. thousands turning out at the lincoln memorial for the inaugural concert. ♪ proud to be an american >> the president-elect singing along and joined by his family and close friends for a black-tie gala overnight. >> these are people who work


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