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minimize the support that gathered on the national mall. >> from his first remarks, the press secretary sean spicer slammed the media for downplaying the crowd size. mog on to the forecast, a gloomy day and more wet weather is on the way, but it's not snow. karen has the first check of the forecast. >> walter, even before the big issue tonight is the fog covering the area until 10:00 tomorrow morning. advisability .8 of a mile in philadelphia. half a mile in millville, reading. half a mile in allentown and lancaster. fog is a big problem and expected to be worst over the next few hours. it's cloudy with dense fog. we have light showers overnight
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and south of the city by dawn. the rain is not a big deal tonight. tonight the issue is the fog and mild temperatures, 45-degrees. the average high for the date is 40. that's warm. 43 in allentown, and reading. 42 in cape may. slight 6 action radar showing showers not far off hitting southern delaware. we watch for the showers moving to the south. the other issues, the high wind. we have a wind advisory for the coastline with gusts up to 50 50 miles per hour and a gail warning for the coastal areas. we talk about the wind and rain in just a few minutes, walter. >> it's coming. thank you, karen. >> there are no vehicles on the bring carrying i-276 over the delaware river and that won't change soon because a fracture
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on a steel trust was spotted yesterday on the bridge forcing structural engineers to shut it down. a timeline for repairs has not been released but officials say they have started construction to stabilize the bridge until a permanent repair plan is made. officials added the bridge will remain closed until it's fixed. the search is on tonight for the man police say stabbed a 71-year-old woman to death just after 5:30. the victim was stabbed repeatedly and pronounced dead at the scene. please are welcominpolice are la 29-year-old man they believe is related to the victim. >> a woman said she and her husband were sleeping when a man broke into their home, forced
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her to perform a sex act and then store her car. bob brooks has more. >> a man broke into a home, put a gun to the husband's head and performeandforced the wife to px acts on him. it's unsettling to say the least. >> it's been a long time since something that messed up happened around here. >> just after 4:00 a.m. the suspect broke into the couple's home, woke them up and forced his demands. at some point the suspect set the gun down and the wife grabbed it. she tried to shoot the suspect but it didn't fire. the suspect took the couple's wallet, cellphone and car keys
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and took off in their elantra. >> everything is haywire today. it's just -- just sad. >> those days are long gone. that's a shame. >> don't care who you are or where you come from or where you live at, it happens all over the place. we have to keep our eyes open and care about each other. >> we hope whoever did this is quickly caught. if you know anything about this, call the philadelphia police. now reporting in chestnut hill, bob brooks, "action news." >> much more to come on "action news," the world's most infamous drug pin is under lock and key. >> also good news from a hospital in texas where former president bush and his wife barbara are being treated.
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plus, jeff skversky has sports when "action news" comes right back. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> a spokesperson for former president george hw bush and his wife barbara says both had a good night's rest as they recover from illnesses. the former president is being treated for breathing difficulties for pneumonia,
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hospitalized in houston for a week now. >> barbara bush entered the hospital for bronchitis and could be released tomorrow. their 72 year marriage is the longest of a presidential couple in american history. >> drug kingpin jaun el chapo guzman is being held in prison. convicts here spend 23 hours a day in a 20x10-foot cell. he pled not guilty to running one of the biggest drug operations on earth. >> strong storms caused significant damage across the u.s. in mississippi, a tornado ran through a trailer park killing four people leaving behind
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collapsed buildings and damaged power lines. many have been rendered homeless. one man said his home collapsed with him and his family inside. >> the house started shaking. i started hollering, it's a tornado. i'm just glad to be here. as you can see, our daughter's bed is up there. >> my goodness. out in california, heavy rains flooded roads turning to mud pits as you can see. crews spent hours cleaning up the roadways. ♪ ♪
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>> karen rodgers in for melissa. we said it before, it's nasty outside. >> it's dreary. damp overnight as well. the rap rain comes tomorrow. walter's missing the sun. i'm sure you are too. you get some in the seven day. double scan showing we are dry. no problems yet. we haven't seen the rain hit our area but it's on the doorstep of southern delaware. sky 6 taking a look at the fog. people seem to be traveling okay. let's look at the numbers, .8 a mile in philadelphia, .3 in trenton, half a mile visibility in millville.
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we have the dense fog advisory getting worse in the next few hours, 45 degrees. unseasonably warm. showers moving into the region, not reaching ground yet. some wet weather on the way with showers and rain moving in. i don't know if we get it in philadelphia. 47 for the overnight low. tomorrow is damp and dreary. lots of fog in the morning, 7:0. 10:00, 49 with a showers south of the city. there is a better chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. it doesn't look terribly heavy sunday. future tracker 6:00, 4:00 in the afternoon, pronounced showers moving in. the latest model run suggesting not as much rain. this is a look at monday, 8:00 a.m.
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rain in the area, heavy at times. 3:00 in the afternoon, still wet. we have an extended period of wet weather because of the area of low pressure rising up the coast, a nor'easter with strong winds and beach erosion. the latest models suggesting rain. sunday, cloudy and damp. rain developing late in the day looking to be light and periods of rain instead of constant rain. wednesday, wind driven rain with gusts a big problem, 45 to 55 miles per hour. here's a look at your exclusive accuweather seven day, tomorrow, 53-degrees for the high. wind swept rain monday. the worst, monday to the afternoon hours, 49 for the high. after that, damp monday night into tuesday. tuesday we dry out, 50 for the
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high. cloudy and damp. wednesday, sunshine returns. we have been missing the sun. you have to wait for wednesday to see it, 54. thursday, partly sunny, 50. friday, cooler and 42. saturday, we may have chilly weather for the first time in a while, mostly cloudy, dry but 39 for the temperature. tonight, dreary and fog. >> thank you, karen. up next on "action news," the sixers are on a hot streak. jeff skversky tells us how they did when "action news" comes back. ♪ ♪
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kyle korver, the newest cavalier, checks in for the first time. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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ten games. trying to keep it going without emdiid, not so easy. sixers front and center in atlanta. nick with air. okafor starts, drops a dozen, sixers up seven. mcconnell knocks over a guy. two of 21. third quarter goes south. dwight howard slams it. sixers down 18. sixers lose 110-93 ending their three game winning streak. they lost to atlanta by 70 points. so much for being well rested and ready to go. flyers back from the by week. they lost 12 of the last 15 games.
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flyers fighting to get back in the second wild card spot. wayne simmons just got engaged yet no love for the devils. travis, get in there, flyers tie it at one. final minute of the second, miles wood the break way way. flyers down 3-1. same old story. miles wood on the powerplay. flyers lose 4-1. good night. bad hockey. >> we played a solid first period and after that, we didn't play the way we wanted to. >> it's hard. if we want to rest on confidence sagging, that's the bronc wrong answer. our answer is get back to work. >> hopefully they can do that. >> still to come in sports, villanova might be considered the number one team in the
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>> "college hoops," since losing, villanova rebounded with five straight wins reclaimed the number one ranking in the country. villanova has never lost a game when josh hart scores 20 or more. hart finishing with 25. chris jenkins looking good, nails a three. 19 for jenkins. villanova wins 19-28. they are still not 100% right. >> we lost this game last year about the same time of year. they were playing well, playing welcoming into this game. we are good. we need to get better.
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st. joes trying to get better. howard to wood. the big five battle down to the wire. kimble three of 23. st. joes ending their three game losing streak. drexel and delaware both lose. >> not good. no. >> much more to come on "action news" when 11:30 continues next. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> "action news" continues. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> saturday night. i'm walter perez. here's what's happening, a massive show of dissent and solidarity around the world. 700 events expressing concern about donald trump's presidency. meantime he spends his first day on the job but cabinet not full yet. a special celebration for a special lady from the delaware valley. you will love her secret to a long healthy life. women's marchs took place today from washington d.c. to los angeles to as far as london and paris. 50,000 people gathered to make their voices heard.
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jeff chirico was there and has details. >> with instruments, signs and their voices, passionate protesters took to the streets of philadelphia, a massive show of unity for concern about donald trump's presentation. > believe how she showcase themselves is a threat to minorities and women. >> i think it says we are not going to lie down. we have rights we need to fight for. >> an estimated 50,000 men women and children marched the ben franklin parkway. phyllis nailer walked with a cane. she says she's seen too much progress in her 91 years to sit back and watch. >> i don't want to be complacent. >> protesters gathered at akin's
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oval, mayor kenney kicked off the rally calling for unity. >> we need to be together, walk forward into history. remember, we got through world war ii. we can get through this. >> many in the crowd concerned about trump's campaign rhetoric are now convinced it wasn't just talk. he was in office and major pages were gone. climate control was gone. >> far from d.c., these protesters want their voices heard. >> these people are ben franklin parkway are a part of your constituency. it's your job to represent us as your president. >> many of the protesters left their signs here. many say it was a peaceful protest no arrests.
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jeff chirico, action news. >> there were similar scenes in delaware. 600 people marched from the fellowship to main street. many had signs to convey their message. the scene in trenton, where a large crowd gathered at the war memorial. there were several speakers, the group then marched to the steps of the safe house. >> people gathered en masse all around the country. their message is the same that his agenda will be challenged over the next four years. here is a look at crowds in boston, chicago and st. louis. 10s of thousands of demonstrators marched to trump's home in manhattan. the call for respecting women's rights echoed during demonstrations around the world. sizeable crowds turned out in


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