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an expletive laden interslew and other top aides. abc tracking the fallout of this sudden announcement. more on world news tonight with david muir coming up right after "action news" at 6:00. let's talk weather. looking live at double sca right now we are under an accuweather alert with the potential for heavy rain and storms for parts of our viewing area. flash flood watch is now in effect for parts of the delaware valley. >> let's head right over to meteorologist cecily tynan who is timing out the system tonight. cecily. >> hi, rick and double scan live showing the system is beginning to push some light rain into parts of our viewing area. the actual center of the storm is over west virginia and the latest computer models are trending it farther down to the south. the focus of the heaviest rain is even shifting a little bit farther down to the south right now. so, we do have a flash flood watch in effect now through saturday afternoon but only for the counties south of the pennsylvania turnpike and i actually wouldn't be surprised
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if the national weather service lifted it a little bit early since it looks like the heaviest rain will be pulling out tomorrow morning. so, these are the changes since yesterday. delaware, south jersey really the focus of the hardest hit rain. some areas, same areas got the heavy rain last weekend unfortunately getting it again. that means south jersey and delaware, there likely will be some widespread flash flooding overnight. we're looking at rainfall there about two to 4 inches. locally areas could get more than 4-inches especially any areas that do get hit with a thunderstorm. so, timing it out, late tonight, the impact scale with that heavy rain will be high. by 10 o'clock, it remains o'cloe morning and 7 o'clock tomorrow morning put once we get past about 7 o'clock the rain will be exiting from the west to the east. by 10 o'clock, we're down to moderate. by 2 o'clock in the afternoon the rain should be over, just some lingering clouds. second half of the weekend though is looking beaikwe have o
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our weather pattern next week. i'll talk about that coming up in the full accuweather 7-day forecast. rick and monica. >> cecily thank you. the chance of rain forced the eagles to change their the birds were going to host their first open training camp tomorrow morning. that's been bee to sunday for fans. gates open at the linc at 8:30 sunday morning, not tomorrow. well, officials along the jersey shore are also warning people to use caution this weekend. people in flood prone areas have been told to move their cars to higher ground and to secure loose outdoor items. >> with heavy rain and storms coming you can get the updated forecast plus realtime views from storm tracker6 live any time on your phone or your tablet. the 6abc app a free download for your mobile device. >> all right, new at 5:00 now officials say some of the human remains excavated from an olde city construction site have now disappeared. entire coffins were discovered
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earlier this year on the side of a burial ground from the 1700's. now the race is on to track down those missing remains. "action news" reporter john rawlins live in olde city tonight with those details. john. >> reporter: hi, rick. well, a rutgers camden professor overseeing the project says she has checked their records from their fieldwork from earlier this year here in olde city and now believe that some of the remains, 12 of them, are missing. it was last winter when archaeologists and other specialists were called to this building site. construction workers had discovered first bones and then what's believed to be 18 century coffins with skeletal remains in some cases six to 14 feet beneath the current ground level. >> we're going to be doing various analyses of hair and teeth. there's just so much. there's month and months ahead of us. >> reporter: initially developer stored the remains at two locations of the. last spring they were transferred to rutgers.
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photos and a site map staffers included 12 sets of bones are currently unaccounted for. today the developer pmc property group indicated it delivered everything it had to rutgers. this site had once been an 18. century baptist grade yard supposedly the bodies had been removed in the 19th century to the mount moriah cemetery in southwest. so back to the 12 apparently an unresolved situation here. rutgers professor here tells us that the remains are missing, that this is not an accounting error. the developer said it's checked both of its storage locations. there is not a third location and it delivered everything it had in storage to the folks at rutgers. live in olde city, john rawlins channel6 "action news." >> thank you john. a frankford man is now facing charges accused of shooting and killing his own neighbors earlier this month. the charges come after the suspect was arrest released and then arrested again. "action news" reporter vernon odom live at police
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headquarters with that story for us. vernon. >> reporter: good evening, monica. from day one, kenneth hoyle admitted he did it killing his neighbors on james street on frankford and his girlfriend. police have now concluded he was a man in a rage who simply lost control of his common senses. this is kenneth hoyle in initial police custody moments after the shooting but he was set free as police investigated the deadly july 16th incident. he claims self-defense was the reason he shot and killed his next door neighborhood robert depaul and his girlfriend august dempsey a single mother of two. hoyle claims he shot them in the head after they scaled his fence. neighbors tell me there had been constant friction between the neighbors. >> we just know that they didn't get along, that any time bob was out working in his yard or if he had a barbecue or he had his fire pit going that the neighbors kenneth and maria they would and i. they just tried to give him
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any kind of hard time that they could. >> reporter: august dempsey's ex-husband says she constantly complained about hoyle's behavior depaul. >> we were all worried about him not being charged and we thought everybody was still being threatened by him just being out. >> reporter: it took 12 days of investigation for the police to lock hoyle up again, this time for murder one. dempsey's sons had petitioned the d.a. to rearres finally today they did. the family now believes he will face justice. >> i just want to say thankround the surrounding communities and throughout everywhere for showing their support and honoring my mother and her boyfriend, robert. >> reporter: risks kevin hoyle is 69 years old. as a murder suspect, he cannot get bail. if convicted in this case, it is likely he'll spend the rest of his life in a commonwealth prison. live at police headquarters in center city, i'm vernon odom
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channel6 "action news." >> vernon thank you. protesters marched through the streets of center city today demanding justice for a man shot and killed by philadelphia police. justice for david. >> this morning david jones' family along with a group of activists of police headquarters in center city and then marched to city hall. jones was killed in hunting park on june 8th after he was pulled over for recklessly driving a motor bike. surveillance video shows him being shot in the back while running from the scene. >> a group gathered outside of the delaware county courthouse today protesting president trump's energy agenda. members of what was speak for the trees is a asking representative pat meehan to call on the president to protect our children's future by implementing climate protection measures. the trump administration has said it wants america to be energy dominant. >> time right now for a check of that "action news" traffic report friday night.
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>> it is friday finally and matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center with the lowdown on the slowdown tonight matt. >> yeah, and there's plenty of it. at least we made to it friday rick and monica. along 95 in southbound northbound side still dealing with this crash north of the walt whitman bridge at tasker street. a lot of emergency crews remain on the scene. at lstw trucks in here now. hopefully the accident is out of here before too long but with the two left lanes blocked plenty of slowing as you come northbound away from the girard point bridge through that scene just north of the walt whitman bridge. speaking of the walt, it's really slow across the span not only the shore traffic but also we had an earlier crash along 42 southbound by 130 that's now cleared out. construction hasn't cleared from columbus boulevard southbound by queen street still just one lane getting by. but today they wrapped the work on the water main in fishtown so frankford avenue reopened which of course is good we've been waiting for for a couple of days. in delco a crash along macdade boulevard by
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springfield avenue by tony's automotive. one in bucks county along 332 the newtown bypass at 413. single digit speeds right now in that neck of the woods. we have the truck that struck the railroad overpass ins blocked. westfield avenue or 130 would be alternates and that means the ac rail line is not running between pennsauken and cherry hill. this afternoon you're on the buses instead. we'll check it again, rick and monica, in the next half hour. >> matt see you then. thank you. they wrapped up a college preprogram for student athletes today here in germantown. prep set go is a five-week program hosted by the boys and girls club of phior kids in grae through 12 who have had success in track and field. the program gives them the educational tools resources and support they need to keep their success going at the college level. field day of events wrapped up the program today. u.s. olympian wilson and her teammate charlene took much more ahead on "action news" at 5:00 for you. another missile launched by
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north korea. how officials are responding to this launch which reportedly lasted longer and reached further than before. >> also the fda takes on bignewl officials are looking to put in place to make cigarettes less addictive when "action news" continues tonight. >> ♪
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>> the pentagon says north korea has test fired a second intercontinental ballistic missile. officials say the missile flew longer and higher than a test launch earlier this month. the missile landed west of one of japan's largest islands. tonight japan's prime minister is calling the launch a torious and real threat" step up pressure against north korea. this was heartbreaking day for the parents of charlie gard. their son passed away just shy of celebrating his first birthday. thursday a british judge ordered charlie be taken to a hospice to have his ventilator removed. charlie suffered from a rare disease with no cure. his parents had petitioned a judge to allow charlie to travel to the u.s. for experimental treatment. a doctor flew over but said it was too late for the little boy. late this afternoon the pope tweeted this. i entrust little charlie to the father and pray for his parents and all those who
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loved him. >> the federal government wants to cut the nicotine level in cigarettes so they're less addictive. the fda has had the power to regula tobacco products since 2009 but hasn't chosen to do so until now. researchers have foundry deucing the amo in smoking products leads to smokers being less dependent and addicted to them. that sent tobacco stocks plummeting. the nasdaq lost seven and a half points. the s & p 500 finished down three isn't that camden high school has been around 101 years and manfor the castle on o come down. the plan is to replace the a $133 million state of the art facility in the same location. while it sounds like a great idea not everyone is on board. keith benson is president of
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the camden high school alumni association. he's part of a lawsuitattoppingf the school. >> this is a historically significant building architecturally significant building a culturally significant building. this is on 18 acres. there's plenty of acres in the back. put the new school back there. >> for the lawsuit. the district says it's moving forward with the construction which is expected to begin in the fall. >> new jersey governor chris christie says the outcry over his use of a.m. state park beach during the government shutdown upset his children the most. christie and his family were photographed at the governor's summer home on island beach state park over the fourth of july weekend the beach was off limits to the rest of the public because of the shutdown. during last night's regular radio call in show christie said that incident upset his kids more than anything else during his eight years in office. >> i understand people's unfairness and quite frankly their ignorance.
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>> christie said his family had planned for months to spend the holiday weekend at the shore as a celebration for the children and their friends. >> well, tributes are pouring in from around the c passing off disney's most influential imaganie. rs. sklar had a hand in almost every disney park many calling him the jimmy cricket of the disney company. sklar died at his california home yesterday. he was 83 years old. >> still to come on "action "act health check. >> no secret meditation can help reduce anxiety and stress. one local studio is helping you find a little bit of zen on your lunch break. ali gorman takes us inside when "action continues.
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>> health check tonight. meditation can help lower stress and alleviate anxiety. now a local studio is helping folks learn the practice and reap the benefits. >> health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman tries it out. what do you think. >> i felt totally zen by the end.
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the guided meditation helps take you through the process so y find inner peace. >> take a deep breath in through the nose. >> the idea is to focus on your breaths quiet your mind and set a positiveon. jason brow created the new sit meditation space in lafayette hill. he spent 15 years in device sales. >> very high pace, very high pressure and a lot of stress. >> but when he got his mba and became a dad he wanted to make a change. he foundt m like coming home. it felt natural. it smelled right. it felt right. it just made me feel like really calm and peaceful. >> now he's hoping to bring if the power of the practice to more people. >> to begin now to release the mantra. >> the studio o to 45 minute guided meditation. teaching you techniques you can do on your own or together as a community. he says meditation has a cumulative effect. >> breathing in light, positivity. >> meaning the more you do, the better you'll feel.
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>> we say meditation is actually an antidote to stress. >> studies sho help lower blood pressure, boost immunity and help improve sleep. anthony meditate on his own but also dropslasses. >> it's the vibe. it's the vibe. it's that collective intention for peace and stillness that just really gets me. >> cindy king a meditation newbie. she was curious tried it out and got hooked. now she says it's making managing stress easier. >> i'm more peaceful about it ds much as i used to. >> brow says it's all about retraining the brain to be more present and calm. >> ohm. >> as a cost for one session is $13 or you can buy a package deal, they also offer saturday classes for just five dollars and it is for all ages and just in case you didn't see, you don't have to sit on
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the floor. there are chairs there as well and we have more information on rick and monica. >> good to know. thank you. >> sounds like a great idea. thanks ali. looking live at the commodore barry bridgeton night. still to come on "action news" at 5:00 a check on that changing forecast for. >> that's right. meteorologist cecily tynan with the exclusive accuweather five day when we come right back. >> ♪ >> emily: i want to live on my own
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at >> time for a closer look at that accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist cecily tynan here with details on what's going to be a tricky weekend. >> wet start to the weekend. second half of the weekend should be beautiful. >> okay. >> not all bad news. let's go over to the "action news" weather center show you the scene at the commodore barry bridge and also show you our radar. the clouds are in place. right now it's not raining yet in philadelphia but we do have some rain breaking out in parts of south jersey and delaware. the heaviest right nowto the so. you can see some scattered showers beginning to develop in our do have a pocket of some heavy downpours just east of route one hea delaware river, east of middletown and farther to t we o have a steady rain and that is beginning to lift farther to the northeast. the tip of cape may county is getting some raind that will coo moisten up as we head through the evening hours. today, though, we did get to see some sunshine and that
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meant temperatur 80's. philadelphia currently 83 degrees. allentown and reading 84 degrees. notice the areas with the thicker cloud cover and the showers quite cape may 77 and dover also 77. satellite and radar showing the system i'm trackinactual ces over west virginia and what this will do is trend a little bit farther to the south. so that really means the focus of the heaviest rain will be south of philadelphia. so, future tracker showing we'll have some pockets of heavy rain but really most of the activity happens when most of us are sleeping at 4 o'clock in the morning some heavy rain especially i-95 and areas down to the south then this is a new model run that shows that we have some lingering rain around 8:30 in the morning but generally as we head through the morning hours into the afternoon, we will begin to dry out and by 6 o'clock, areas north and west of philadelphia actually will probably see some peeks of sunshine. so, future tracker showing the
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steadiest heaviest rain again will be to the south. it's going to be a very sharp gradient of how much rain. the poconos probably about a half inch but this latest model showing dover could get more than 5-inches of rain. unfortunately south jersey and delaware the same aaseavy rain t weekend. so, this is really where we do have the greatest risk of flash flooding. roads and streets high risk. low lying areas if they typically flood out south jersey and delaware, they probably will overnight. also creeks and streams high,aty flooding over the major rivers. so, the five day at 5:00orng ra, then the clouds will be clearing out from the west to the east. it will be a cool day. it will be breezy 76 degrees the high. sunday, though, high pressure building in. it's going to be gorgeous, 82. humidity, 87. then we begin to heat things up. on tuesday 89 degrees. wednesday more humid, 90 and i do have the threat of thunderstorms later next week.
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i'll talk about that in the seven-day forecast. back to you guys. >> thank you. >> thanks cecily. quick break. more news right after this. stay with us. >> ♪ ♪ having a baby. caring for your parents. learning you have a condition. these are moments when people realize that where you get your medicine matters. and they look to us. cvs pharmacy. for advice. and ways to save money. plus, get up to fifty extrabucks each year just for filling prescriptions. switching is easy. we're here for you. join us. at cvs pharmacy. ♪
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>> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> hello again. we begin with breaking news from the white house where president trump has just announced that he has named a new chief of staff out of out of current one. the president tweeted i am pleased to inform you that i have james general secretary john f. kelly as white house chief of staff. he is a great american. he went on to say john has also done a spectacular job at homeland security. he's been a true star of my administration. kelly is currently the secretary of homeland security. reince preibus has been at the center of speculation that the president hasith in him. and has been the target of an escalating feud with new communications director anthony scaramucci over possible leaks from the white house.g middle of the night vote as the senate rejected the latest and at least for now the last attempt to dismantle obamacare. it ended with senator john
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mccain giving the bill literally the thumbs down and here is that dramatic moment. >> you heard the gasp. when it was all said and done that was just one of three votes needed to derail a hard fought campaign to repeal the law and dealt a huge setback for the president. the latest from janai norman in washington. >> reporter: a humbling realization for republicans. >> i think that we have to work in a bipartisan capacity. >> reporter: and finger who doesn't have a single major legislative victory. >> they should have approved healthcare last night but you can't have everything. boy, oh, boy. they've been working on that one for seven yea that. >> reporter: through the echoes of protesters who flooded the capitol late thursday. >> we will not give up. >> reporter: republicans coming up one vote short after senator john mccain returned after being diagnosed with to ce
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deciding vote to kill the bill. leaving their latest attempts to repeal and replace obamacare dead on the senate floor after seven years of promises and months of planning. >> that has been the fundamental of republicans in the house, republicans in the senate and the president. >> reporter: so now it's back to the drawing board. this time with more lawmakers open to the possibility of working across the aisle. >> i think at the very beginning we should stabilize the system. then we should sit down and trade ideas. >> reporter: and while some republicans are now shifting their focus to tax reform, others like congressman mark meadows are continuing discussions on a way forward on healthcare that can attracto. >> i'm still optimist that we'll have another motion to proceed and ultimately put something on the table. >> reporter: president obama released a statement about his signature legislation. he says there will always be
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more work to do andress must "de necessary bipartisanship and political courage to build on the affordable care act." janai norman abc news washington. >> all right. well, you saw john mccain at the top of that piece. now we know tonight he's planning to return to arizona on monday to begin cancer treatment. mccain was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this nt clot above his eye removed. the 80-year-old senator is expected to undergo radiation and chemotherapy but his office says he'll maintain a work schedule during his treatment and plans to return to washington after the august recess. in other news delaware's two democratic senators were among the no votes on the healthcare bill. senator chris coons and senator tom carper returned tote bill is a win for the healthcare system. and now they say it's time for both parties to work together to make the affordable care act better. >> what we need to d
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hit the pause button turn the page and say okay we tried working against each other why don't we try working together. >> as we've seen it roll out it's had some real successes in expanding access to healthcare, access to affordable healthcare but it has cost more than was expected. >> senator coon notes during last night's debate on the healthcare bill the senators took a break to work together to pass sanctions on the russian government. he says he believes that one of the consequences of a trump presidency will be to make the senate great >> meantime president trump was in long island new york this afternoon pledging to destroy the violent ms-13 street gang. trump blamed immigration policies for the rise of the gang referring to its members as "animals." the president told the crowd laws are written to protect criminals not police round of applause when he suggested it was okay to be rough with people who have been arrested. >> like when you guys put
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somebody in the car and you protecting their head, you know, the way you put their hand over -- like don't hit their head and they're just killed somebody d't i said you e the hand away, okay. [cheers and applause]ech took place in an area close to where ms-13 has committed a string of gruesome murders. >> russia is ordering a reduction in the number of diplomats fr response to congressional approval of new sanctions against the nation. russia's foreign ministry says it took the steps after what it calls a number of hostile steps by the u.s. those sanctions were levied as punishment for meddling in the ays. election. s to sign the bill but it's still not clear whether he intends to do so. world news will have the latest on all this developing news from that washington coming up tonight at 6:30 right after "action news" at 6:00. >> from our delaware news room policein wilmington that
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happened about 1:30 in the 700 block of south van buren street near maryland avenue. officers arrived to find a man m a gunshot wound to the chest. he was rushed to christiana hospital about that time a man l with a0's arrived at saintta gunshot wound to the arm. investigators are trying to determine whether the two shootings are connected. police in bucks county searching for a man they say tried to lure two boys into his car and they say he had the help of a child. police say a man resembling this sketch was parked near lake aston. the man along with a boy about 10 years old got out of the car and asked some other boys to come with them so they could go fishing with someone nearby. the other children refused to get in and the man and the first child got back in their car and drove off. police are asking anyone who may know this man please give them a call. >> well, it was such a success last year that philadelphia's bringing back the free streets program this fall. between third
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and the chestnut in olde city and fifth and indiana in fairhill will be shut down on october 28th from 8 o'clock to 1 o'clock people will be able to walk run and bike through the streets without worrying about cars. mayor jim kenney is encouraging people to get out, s along the route. there will also be family friendly events. >> i think it's a wonderful opportunity for all of us to become closer as a citybecome ts neighbors. i'm looking forward to october 28th. >> the mayor says in the future he would love to do this twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. >> time right now for a check hat "action news" traffic report. >> all right. friday night matt pelman a lot of folks try to get home get that weekend started but there's of course some road blocks. >> absolutely. we wish the streets were free right now, free of accidents but they're not whatsoever. we've got some big ones like here on 95 southbound side right in the work zone, rick and monica, at nasty crash. it looks like they're in the process of starting to clear it out but we've only had the left lane getting by for a little while so over an hour
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on that southbound travel time. it should be a quarter of that. but you start to jam just beyond cottman avenue and then it's a slow crawl with a lot of single digit speeds on down to that accident scene by girard avenue. i would use the southbound boulevard, even frankford avenue as an alternate. that reopened today in fishtown. they finished the work on that water main break. or you could use delaware avenue. columbus boulevard though does have that southbound construction in queen village there.h out for. let's zoom into this situation. blue route 476 northbound at the schuylkill a crash takes out the right lane. speeds like 10 miles per hour coming north of broomall. i would think about using 320 or even 252 to get around that. and newtown bucks county still have a crash by the summit square shopping ce3 and in penna truck struck the railroad bridge along river road earlier today. so river road is blocked and njt's rail line is not running ndtwherry hill. you're on the buses instead. you can use patco to get over
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to pennsauken to pick up your shuttle buses. speaking of patco the trains running over the ben franklin bridge they're on time this afternoon but traffic on the bridge westbound is not running well. it's very jammed as you head towards center city. and the ben is closing sunday morning for the toreday shore so at that point use the betsy or the walt. have a good weekend rick and monica. >> you too. >> summer vacations ruined after massive power outage on some of north carolina's most popular items and it was all caused by a mistake. >> speaking of mistakes the driver of his car walked away from an incredible wreck only an hour after buying it. but the real dame to his bank account. wait until you hear what kind of car this was. >> that's right. and meteorologist cecily tynan tracking the latest in the center. >> monica and rick we have some heavy rain on the way so a flash flood watch is now in effect for all areas south of pennsylvania turnpike and you can see some heavy rain across parts of delaware moving into
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south jersey. details on the rain and when the sunshine returns in the accuweather forecast. >> all right cecily. concern for severe weather cut short day five of eagles training camp. jeff skversky has sports and more when "action news" continues tonight. i need the phone that's where i happen to be... to be the one that rings.
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>> a construction company that accidentally knocked out power to the outer banks in north carolina is trying to figure out the extent of damage. 10,000 tourists forced to leave the ocracoke and hatteras islands. the governor gave folks until noon today to pack up and leave. for some tourists this has turned into a messy nightmare. others taking it in stride. >> there's no air conditioning. the breeze from the ocean is great. >> there is concern the outage could last days maybe weeks. businesses say of course this is their peak season and the outage couldn't come at a time >> soyuz space capsule lifted off from kazakstan this morning our time. it's expected to dock at the space station this evening. the crew will join the two americans and one russian already aboard.they'll help conn
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250 experiments. nasa's peggy whitson already on board is researching a study that could help develop more effective cancer treatments. >> the u.s. treasury department is putting an end to a savings program designed to get more people to save for retirement. the program put in place under president obama is called my ra. it was created for folks without access to a 401k or other retirement plan with their employer. the account had no fees and no minimum depostrsury department e program's too costly. it's now advising folks to transfer their money elsewhere. >> well, the driver of a brand new dream car is seriously disappointed tonight after crashing his ferrari after owning it less than an hour. this pile of twisted metal was the lot260,000 sports car. and onto a highway in england and as you can see his joyride d completely totaled the car.
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amazingly he walked away but his ego suffered bruises that will last a >> he is lucky to be alive. >> all right. time for sports and it's time to talk eagles training camp sk. >> tomorrow's open practice pushed back thanks to cecily's forecast. if you were hoping to see carson wentz and the eagles tomorrow at the linc you will have to wait until sunday. the eagles have rescheduled their open practice for sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the linc because of the bad weather way. eagles fans were cheering at practice today as wentz and alshon jeffery hit torrey multiple times. wentz goes down in practice. jackson sacks wentz. don't worry he's okay. the eagles expect to have on fed in the nfl so what has the defense seen so far from number 11 on and off the ants to see what that next step is going to be. it's exciting to watch last
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dedr. excited to see what he's going to do this year. >> he obviously has what it takes. enjoyedat excited to see it firsthand this year. i know the way he prepares and watching him do the little things, that's what separates guys in that position. fu those little things. >> not so little the new eagles starting left guard has not cut his hair in a year. his role can't get much bigger in the second year protecting wentz. he believes they have one of the best offensive lines in the nfl and he's not taking his new starting job for granted. >> the job is never won in the nfl. it's -- if you kneel way then you'll be out soon so i come to practice every day just trying to do my best and competing and progress there. >> love that do t odubel herrera back in the phillies lineup against the braves.
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herrera sat out the last one after the little bull had that meeting after his lack of hustle. phils send jeremy hellickson tonight perhaps for the finalg l start. he allowed six home runs in only five innings last weekend. he's the guy the phils are looking to move before that monday's trade deadline. finally back to eagles training camp. with the players hard at work in the heat right tackle lane johnson takes it upon himself to lighten the mood today with some light hair. check out lane johnson. you can't miss him h a blond wig as teammates were dying laughing johnson jokes he's going for the amazon look that until his offensive line coac s off. it was distracting the coach. plus, it's a little itchy. >> 'cause i knew it would pop out and tng blond about me. black brown and blond so i chose the blond wig. such a serious game and sometimes you lose the human aspect of it so you come out here and realize hey, these
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are some of your let's have a little fun while we're playing. >> thank goodness his name is on the back of the jersey. we didn't know who it was. >> a lot of follicle news in the eagles. >> lots of big hair. >> yeah, okay. >> thank you sir. still to come on "action news" severe weather as you know headed our way for the start of your weekend. >> looking live outside sky6 hd taking aoo city skyline, the clouds are moving in, the precipitation is eminent. meteorologist cecily tynan has the latforecast when we come rit back. fiber optic network. and with the new fios gigabit connection... you get our fastest... internet ever. with download speeds up to 940 megs - switch to fios gigabit connection with tv and phone for $79.99 a month online for the first year. plus hbo for one year and multi-room dvr service for two years, all with a two-year agreement.
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>> meteorologist cecily tynan in for adam. sounds like our wicked weather in imminent. >> it's not going to rain all weekend. it pulls out during theol day o. >> go for a run on sunday. >> i didn't say that. >> i think you should rick. >> no. >> the action cam taking a look along the banks of the schuylkill river which was quiet earlier today although the clouds have been thickening and double scan live showing that, yes, we do have quite a bit of rain on the way and it will be falling in the overnight hours so i do want to stress this weekend is not going to be a complete washout. don't write off the whole weekend. in fact, even tomorrow we'll be improving as we head through the day. rain early, during the morning hours and then we gradually will be clearing out from the
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west to the east. it will be cool, it will be breezy, especially along the shore. 76 degrees but look at sunday. sunday just gorgeous. loads of sunshine, low humidity. really picture perfect day with a high of 82 degrees. we just have to get through tonight with the rain. double scan live showing we're already beginning to see some light showers generally west pht steadier rain right over route one just to the east of middletown and cape may countyhe we're seeing the heavier downpours beginning to break out, the southern tip of cape may we have that heavy downpour over the mouth of the delaware bay from llewes to cape may. the atmosphere will continue to moisten through the evening hours. right now 83 degrees in philadelphia, the same in trenton allentown and reading seeing a good amount of sunshine 84. cooler with areas seeing the mar 75. satellite and radar showing the system i'm tracking it's low pressure, it's over west
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virginia right now and it's b fr to the south so what this means really the focus of the heaviest downpours will be south around 10:30 tonight we will have some pockets of some heavy downpours but really the bulk of it waits until the wee hours of the morning around 5 o'clock some downpours across i-95, southern delaware and then by 10:30 in the morning, still a few lingering showers but not looking at widespread heavy rain and then as we head through the afternoon we could have some showers lingering along the coast but by 6 o'clock, i think areas north and west of philadelphia will actually see some peesunday is looking fanta. high pressure building in bringing us bright sunshine, low humidity, comfortably cool temperatures on sunday, 82 degrees. monday we bump it up to more seasonable warmth, 87. so, if you are down the shore tomorrow, it's not going to be a great beach day tomorrow. lots of clouds, windy and rainy especially the first about three-quarters of the day, 77 degrees. sunday will be beautiful,
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78 degrees but do be careful with that storm system rolling up the coast. there's a high risk of rip currents so you really do want to be careful getting near the water. heading to the poconos it's race weekend tomorrow. a few early showers, 69 degrees. it clears out nicely for the race on sunday, mostly sunny with a high of 74 degrees. enjoy. so, the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast tomorrow early rain. then it's breezy with sunshine north and west of philadelphia by the afternoon, 76 degrees. sunday fantastic. 82 degrees, low humidity. monday still low humidity but we warm up to 87 and then temperatures begin to creep up into the upper 80's on tuesday, 89 degrees. wednesday and thursday in the low 90's. it will get more humid thursday night a front could bring us some showers and thunderstorms. some of those could linger into friday, partly sunny the high of 87 degrees t the focus of the heavy rain early tomorrow morning across south jersey and delaware across-the-board though by
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sunday it's going to be beautiful. >> okay. >> thank you cecily. coming up on "action news" a day to remember for some of our area's future doctors. >> how their parents took part the next phase of their education when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪
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>> future doctors are excited tonight after getting their white coats to officially enter medaljefferson. their parents of course were there to help them slip into their new uniforms. they'll be first to be parofocun medical treatment and compassion. it will include learning to ask the right questions evaluate data and help a patient even find a drugstore to fill prescriptions. teamwork will also be emphasized. >> a lot of proud parents. the "action news" team standing by with these stories. centuries old remains discovered during an olde city construction projector safekeepw missing. officials are trying to piece
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together clues to solve the mmy of learning growing and friendship culminated with this emotional ceremony in north philadelphia today. wethose stories up next. for adam joseph, cecily tynan jaime apody rick williams the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass. "action news" at 6:00 is next. >> have a nice weekend. good night. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's program. with ducis rodgers meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> friday night jim is off. i'm monica malpass. the big story on "action news"
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tonight is breaking news. a major shakeup at the white house. chief of staff reince preibus is out, general john f kelly will take that position beginning monday. president trump announced his pick through tweets about an hour ago. "i am pleased to inform you i have just named general secretary john f kelly as white house chief of staff. he's a great american an great john has also done a spectacular job at homeland security. he's been a true star of my administration ." president trump went on toli toe preibus for his service and dedication to his country. we accomplished a lot together and i am proud of him. communications director anthony scaramucci have reportedly been at odds inside the white house. earlier this week scaramucci claimed priebus was the source of some leaks coming from inside the administration. world news tonight of course with david muir will have much more on the latest white house shakeup coming up after thisoad.


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