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hit-and-run on broad street injuries a man and there is a break in the case. >> a traffic alert to tell you about this morning, the ben franklin bridge is shutting down for the tour de shore bike ride. are you ready for football? the eagles are back at the linc this morning for a free practice for fans. a pleasant good morning to you, it is 7:00 a.m., sunday morning, sky6 live hd take this live look -- taking this live look temple university camera
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overlooking center city, a nice start to the morning, more on the forecast in just a bit. eagles open the link to fans who get to watch a practice for free. it is an event that as far as practices go quite a spectacle, a huge crowd usually turns out, the practice starts at 10:00 a.m., the inter stadium gates open at 8:30 a.m. keep in mind the phillies play at 1 5:00 p.m. not long after the eagles practice ends. there's a traffic alert you need to know about before you leave the house, the ben franklin bridge is closed for the tour de shore bike ride. this is where the 2500 bicyclists are starting the 65-mile ride from right there across the ben franklin bridge to atlantic city. of course, the ben franklin bridge closed, it will be closed until 8:00 a.m. this morning, while the riders make their way
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across the it, the ride raises money for families of fallen first responders and their children. new this morning, a man is hurt by a hit-and-run driver in south philadelphia. the suspect did not get far. the hit-and-run happened at 2:20 a.m. on broad near lumbard. the driver sped off leaving the victim with a head injury and bruises and cuts. a 17 district police officer spotted the suspect's carat 13th and catherine. the driver was arrested and the car with new york license plates was impounded. the victim is in the hospital. haverford county police ae look for a killer. they released a surveillance picture they say is wanted for questioning. it seems the man was targeted for the brutal crime. annie mccormick says investigators have several clues.
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>> reporter: new images captured on surveillance cameras after 6:00 p.m. investigators want information from this man, seen running northbound up haverford road toward wynnewood. the victim was found shot outside a friend's apartment in the 2300 block of haverford rooted. >> the victim was laying in the doorway of the apartment building. his friend was doing medical cpr trying to help him. medics arrived, a short time later he was pronounced dead. >> reporter: shortly before police arrived, john buchanan said she heard shots. >> she heard bang bang. >> reporter: haverford police and the district attorney's office are investigating. they towed a vehicle from the scene. the victim was coming from playing tennis, police have video showing the victim leaving the pizza shop after picking up
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an order, when he exits this man is walking several feet ahead of him. the pizza shot is a half block from the crime scene. investigators don't know what happened after the two walked out of the shop. the next time they see the man in the red hoodie on camera is when he is running away. detectives with the delaware county district attorney's office is looking for any information. if you have information contact them at (610)565-6500. reporting in haverford township, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> rallies like this one to support the affordable care act were held across the country. as people took to the streets, president trump is making threats against it, targeting insurance companies and congress. trump launched a tirade of tweets. the president is threatening once more to end required
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payments to insurance companies. if a new healthcare bill is not approved quickly bailouts for insurance companies and bailouts for members of congress will end soon. officials say without the payments insurers would drop out of the system that would limit options for consumers. many house republicans say it's time to reach across the aisle for support. >> i think we have to work in a bipartisan capacity. >> i would encourage our democratic colleagues to come to the table. >> right now there's an opportunity to enter into a bye bye -- bipartisan discussion on healthcare reform. >> president trump is demanding another vote. 10:30 a.m. this week on 6abc. secretary of health and human services tom price faces questions and new sanctionsns rt trump is approving.
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breaking news from germany, police say a man opened fire killing one person. the gunman was shot and injured by police. he later died at the hospital. the motive is unclear this morning, but they have ruled out a terrorist attack. this morning that shooting is under investigation. police believe four men in australia tried to blow up a plane and this morning the suspects are locked up in jail and security is being increased at australian airports. abc's brad milky has the latest. >> reporter: australians woke up to police conducting raids in five locations around sydney. >> there's a major joint counterterrorism separation to disrupt a terror plot to bring down an airplane. >> some people in sydney were planning the terror attack using
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an improvised device. >> reporter: an australian tv station reported that 40 officers wearing gas masks stormed a house before finding a suspicious explosive device. police did not release specifics, but -- >> islamic inspired terrorism. >> reporter: increased security measures are in effect at all australian airports. police say so far none of the suspects have been charged. brad milky, abc news, new york. >> tomorrow is the last day three j.c. penny stores will be open for business. the company announced back in march it was closing 40 stores. it is closing stores because of more online shopping.
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the stores closing in our area, king of prussia, philadelphia miss and willow grove park. liquidation sales are starting at the stores right now. 7:08 a.m. let's get you outside to meteorologist chris sowers as you plan the rest of the your weekend. this morning it feels like fall, what does it feel like now. >> reporter: it's still on the cooler side, but it's starting to warm up now that the sun is up. quakertown, 53. lake harmony, 54. newtown, 58. glassboro, 59. gandys beach, 63. hammonton, 59. brigantine, 63 degrees. the dewpoint index kale or how it feels out here, it's on the comfortable side. it's been a long time since i've been able to show this. we've been dealing with a lot of the humidity over the last
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couple of weeks. the canadian front pushed it south to the virginias and carolinas. it will be nice and comfortable for a change. pool forecast, mostly sunny skies, low humidity levels, nice gentle breeze, 2:00 p.m., temperature, 82. 4:00 p.m., we're looking at a high of # 3 degrees, nice gentle breeze, winds speeds out of the north, cool comfortable mornings, low humidity levels it's a quiet weather pattern overall, with that said, daytime highs will warm up tuesday and wednesday there's a good chance we could hit 90-degree or higher on both of those days, i'll be back along in just a few minutes and let you know how warm we get with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, for now, guys, it feels really, really nice out here. >> there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning, a lightning strike in florida kills a young song writer and
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producer from philadelphia. his heartbroken friends are paying tribute. >> south philadelphia's unusual habit of parking in the median is the focus of a lawsuit. bob brooks breaks it down. >> neither doctor or patient will forget the special delivery times two, we're back after this >> emily: i want to live on my own
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7:12 a.m., saturday morning, tour de shore is in progress right now. the action cam right there as folks are heading over the ben franklin bridge to atlantic city. i would like to remind you that the ben franklin bridge is closed this morning because of the bike ride. the bridge should reopen at 8:00 a.m., the riders will make their way to atlantic city, the tour de shore raises money for families of fallen first responders. >> a worthy cause. a doctor is always on call is they say, now meet the
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figures who rescued a patient in labor as she was about to give birth. >> it hit me intensely, i was not quiet about it. >> reporter: that's leah johnson talking about the contractions she felt before delivering her beautiful baby daughter 6 days ago. her doctor was on break at the time. >> i was ready to see a doctor. >> reporter: down the hall, amanda hess, ready to give birth to a baby girl. >> high husband said that's a baby screaming. >> amanda who is is in obgyn jumped into action, turns out doctor hess was one of her doctors. >> my husband noticed that she had a hospital gown on. >> the heart rate is dropping
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with the contractions be she said let's break the water and have the baby. she did. >> i walked back into my room where my husband was waiting, he said did you just deliver a baby? i said yes i did, i got all the nerves out and said let's have a baby ourselves. she was working with me and delivered a little baby with me before she came into the world. >> beautiful baby. great story. >> that's an amazing story. >> reporter: our weather is amazing, as well. feeling more like fall. >> reporter: it's going to stay that way, some folks feel you needed a sweater first thing this morning. you get way north of
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philadelphia, into the poconos, they had temperatures down to 50 degrees, that's unheard of in july around the delaware and lehigh valleys. we'll take it, with all the heat and humidity we're dealing with it's nice to get cooler air for a change. gorgeous shot of the jersey shore. nice day today. there's yesterday's coastal system more like a winter or fall coastal storm pushing into the canadian maritimes drawing in all the cool air from canada in on the backside. we'll benefit today and tomorrow, tuesday, things get hotter, but humidity levels are on the comfortable side. lots of sunshine, a dry weather pattern overall. heating up by tuesday, the next storm chance thursday night into friday afternoon. the next few days look very, very quite. you will see a lot of this over the next few days, nothing going
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on storm tracker 6 live, much-deserved break. temperature, 64. dewpoint of 50. pressure is rising. ocean temperature, 73. 50s and 60s to the northwest. pottstown, 56. same number for quakertown. lake harmony, 50 degrees, now you're up to 54. center city, 64. newtown, 58. delaware bay region, a little bit milder, but nice and comfortable down there, as well. gandys beach, 63. vineland, 61. hammonton, 60 and cape may, 65. we'll place a big blue h over the state of pennsylvania, there's not much weather to talk about. high temperatures warming, but humidity levels nice and comfortable. wall-to-wall sunshine, this is 3:00 p.m. this afternoon not
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even a cloud out there. fast forward into the overnight hours, clear, tomorrow, fair weather cumulus clouds building by afternoon. that's about it. for today, sunny skies enpleasant. 83 degrees is the forecasted high, nice gentle breeze out of the north, 5 to 10 miles per hour. same thing with the jersey shore, breeze out of the north/northwest, 5 to 10 miles per hour. philadelphia, cooling down later 78 degrees. poconos, 75 that's it for july 30th. lots of sunshine, low humidity levels feeling really, really good, perfect weather for the race this afternoon. jersey shore, a perfect beach day, 79 degrees, sunny and breezy, we have a high risk for rip currents, ocean water temperature 73. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 83 degrees
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sunny and beautiful today monday mostly sunny and warmer, 87. tuesday looks good, sunny, hot and 90. humidity levels are low, this is a comfortable 90. wednesday, sunny hot, more humid that's an uncomfortable day. thursday, sun and clouds, 88. the next thunderstorm chance isn't until friday, high of 87. that's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, more "action news" coming up after this. ♪
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were reported. in "healthcheck" a new warning for those who suffered a stroke. you could be at a heighten risk of death even years after yourr. 36% of people who had a stroke ended up dieing five years later. patients need to talk to there doctors about long term treatment after suffering a stroke. geek squad is about to get smaller. the company is eliminating 400 positions. they perform inhome ininstallation of repairs. the layoffs will takes place in september. we'll be right backment.
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sports now, the easily get a scare at training camp and the phillies and braves game comes down to a dramatic finish. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: allshawn jeffrey was downed during a play yesterday, he left the drills, but returned and saidess -- said he is fine good news.
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for the first time in camp, eagles are in full pads. they don't start hitting until tuesday, carson wentz hitting all his targets to perfection yesterday, he didn't miss single throw, just ask his coach. >> today was a good day for the offense. i mean, we had a few snafus here and there, but it was a good day, in the past game in particularly we executed well, it's only one practice i'm not getting few excited, that's the best we've executed since we've been here. >> the kind of of day we had was a good building block for our offense. >> that has to sound good for this guy talking to eagles rookie corner sydney jones. the eagles will be at the linc today for their first open practice with the public. the guys cannot wait to play in front of the eagles fans.
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>> i'm big on the fans to come so we can spend time with them and sign autographs. football is football, whether we're out here playing with one person or in the link with 70,000 people. we need to be sharp when we're out here. we have to make big plays and get ready to play the redskins at fedex field. phillies early hole with the braves doesn't stop the fightin' from fightin' back. another rbi single gets the phils within 9th. little bull comes up big, flip the bat all you want, game-tieing homer, 3-3. bases loaded 2 out, kelly breaks up the tie, phillies win 4-3. his first walk off hit of his career. phillies winning again.
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they have won 7 of their last 10. >> that game tieing home run was outstanding and then we went to the tie breaker, old tie kelly, i had to use that. >> reporter: that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. >> girl scouts will be involved in science and engineering, the organization has added 23 new badges related to stem career short for scientology engineering and math. they can earn the badges by writing codes or designing model race cars. one in seven engineers is female and 7% of science computer jobs are held by women. that's according to forbes. we'll be right back.
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>> he was such an amazing man, maybe that's why got the took him from us. >> friends remember a philadelphia native and father and song writer killed in a lightening strike in philadelphia. >> philadelphia's police commissioner, richard ross responds to a comment by president trump how he thinks police should be tougher when making arrests. >> reporter: tour de shore charity bike ride is underway. thousands of riders are raising money for family of fallen first
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responders. the folks are pedaling to atlantic city, the weather could not be better with this worthy cause, speaking of the weather, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, very refreshing out there. >> reporter: it is very refreshing, lots of sunshine, wall-to-wall sunshine, 58 degrees in allentown. look at how cool the numbers are, july 0th, it's kind of rare to see 50s popping up. poconos, 54. reading, 58. millville, 60 the same air mass is producing upper 30s and low 40s for states in new england. it could be a lot colder up there if this thing dove down farther to the south. with that said it's cool and dry enough. dewpoints in the 50s after hovering in the 60s and 70s. no humidity in the mountains. 55 in millville.
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cape may, 58. we're in the comfort zone through tomorrow. tuesday the humidity levels increase a little bit, it's not until thursday an friday when it becomes unbearable. meantime, satellite and radar all is quiet up and down the eastern seaboard. how's that for a finish, 79 degrees down the jersey shore. sunny skies. philadelphia, 83 degrees, pleasant and sunny. poconos low humidity, mostly sunny, a refreshing breeze and 75 degrees. just a perfect finish to the weekend. we'll see how long this perfect weather last in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. we have 90s to talk about, though, first one arrives on tuesday. guys? >> lancer will be released today on a florida beach for a philadelphia musician's life suddenly ended. he was struck by lightning outside with friends. sarah bloomquist brings their memories of him. >> he was such an amazing man.
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>> reporter: these are pictures of lamar rayfield in the green army t-shirt. they were on the beach and went back when showers and lightning started. they thought they were safe because they were not in the water. >> i seen it go right through him, the sparks came out, got him, they both at the same time collapsed and of course they got me, too. >> reporter: he stayed conscious, but the others collapsed. one got back up, he said he did not remember what happened. >> when i cam back -- came back to, i said what happened? >> reporter: an off duty lifeguard tried to revive
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rayfield with no luck. the philly native was a father, music engineer and producer and song writer. today his friendliesenned -- his friendliesenned -- friends listened to his music and wore batman shirts in his memory. >> when you see the rain and lightning go home. >> reporter: sarah bloomquist channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia's top cop is taking issue with the comment mated by president trump, friday while speaking in new york, president trump pledges to destroy violent ms-13 street gang. he suggested it was okay to be rough with suspects. >> you see them thrown in rough, i said please don't be too nice, like when you guys put somebody in the car and you're protecting their head, you know the way you put their hand over,
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like, don't hit their head and they just killed somebody, don't hit their head, i said you can take the hand away, okay. >> richard ross tweeted our department does not condone the mistreatment of prisoners would he have and continue to treat arrested persons with respect and dignity. this morning we have more on the shakeup at the white house after president trump replaced reince priebus as chief of staff with homeland security chief john kelly. some aids are encouraging the president to improve embattled attorney general jeff sessions to the vacant top spot of homeland security. such a move would allow trump to bring in a new attorney general and oversea the russian investigation. lindsey graham tweeted making sessions homeland security chief would be a bad idea.
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nor korea conducted another successful test of inter continental ballistic missile on friday. a day after the test, president trump condemned china for not reigning in kim jong-un and his missile program. heartbreak in camden, a family is preparing to bury a 4-year-old girl killed in a fast-moving fire we told you about yesterday morning. this morning we're hearing from the young victim's grandmother. four children and two adults escaped the fire along the 100 block of morton street. sadly liani williams died as the fire spread through the home. >> it's hard on all of us. >> the other people that evacuated the home were taken to cooper medical center to be treated. the family lost everything in the fire.
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a neighbor's home was damage in the fire. this morning the red cross is helping the victim. happening this morning we're learning more information about the tragic ride at the ohio state fair that killed an 18-year-old. witnesses say there were warning signs that tipped them off that something was not right about that. david packer with the details. >> reporter: blunt-force trauma that's the coroner's preliminary finding what killed tyler jarrell after he was tossed 50 feet from the fireball ride. he died at the scene. his family hired an attorney to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. 7 others recovering from their injuries between 18 and 42. two were on the ride while trapped into their seats, they noticed something to seem wrong. >> i saw the floor raising up. >> reporter: the floor of the car coming unhinged. >> i was shocked because the
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ride was still going, i was thinking it was going to be us next. >> reporter: the 19-year-old fracturing the back of his neck. doctors say he needs surgery. >> i don't know that i am in pain yet until the ride stops. >> reporter: the two were originally seated on the part of the ride that broke off. >> that was our seats at first, if we never got switched it would be us. >> reporter: the manufacturer ordered all rides shut down. >> the fact that they are running some rides over there, i just think that is crazy. >> reporter: as investigators continue to comb the wreckage for clues about what caused the deadly disaster. dave packer, abc news new york. >> dozens of students in camden protested the planned demolition of their school. >> if we don't get it shut it down. if we don't get it, shut it
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down. >> reporter: many say their voices have not been heard when it comes to saving 101-year-old camden high. the school is scheduled to be torn down in october and replaced with a 133 million-dollar campus. preservation groups tried to stop the demolition. philadelphia is known for its creative parking in the middle of south broad street. now the parking situation is the target of a lawsuit. >> reporter: the view from chopper 6 hd reveals a familiar sight in south philadelphia. cars parked in the middle of south broad street. now there's a group who wants them moved out the median permanently. >> there's nowhere to park as it is now. if you start taking all these cars away from being parked in the middle of broad street where do they go. >> median parking is a south philly way of life. >> this is our birth right. >> this has been a tradition for a very, very long time.
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>> reporter: lawsuits have been brought by the group called fits square they are targeting south broad down to oregon. it's to insure the safety help and welfare of the pedestrians and motorists and bicyclist that cruise to traverse broad street. they say it's illegal according to philadelphia code to park in the median. they want the police to write tickets and the parking authority to enforce the code. >> it would kill us, we can't park we get ticketed every sing day down to be here to work, and the people who come in the store for two seconds come out and get a ticket. it's crazy, we need the parking. >> reporter: if it were to be stopped, some say there better be an alternative moving forward. >> where do you go, that's a
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serious question, if the city wants to move it and the activists want to move it give us a solution. >> it would be hard to recognize broad street. 7:40 a.m., much more to come on "action news" sunday, the chamber orchestra philadelphia will put its touch on the oscar winning film la la handle. what a great start to the morning, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather forecast when we see you after the break. i
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>> so glad you're waking up with us, this morning people at the shore are cleaning up after the area was hit pie -- by heavy rains and flooding. the storm brought enough rain to submerge streets and stall several cars. officials say most of the floodwaters started to recede by late sunday morning and no injuries were reported. >> we're left now with dry weather and relatively nice temperatures. >> reporter: everybody will have a chance to dry out for the next three or four days. storm tracker 6 live look at all the bright blue, we'll enjoy a nice day today with temperatures barely getting the into 80s. farther north and west you go, 81, 82. places like the lehigh valley. ton of sunshine no humidity, a
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perfect july afternoon. sitting at 64 degrees right now in philadelphia. coming off a morning low 62. allentown, 58. poconos, 54. millville, 60 degrees, cape may, 66. dover, 60. wilmington, 61. lancaster, currently checking in excuse me at 58 degrees. most of the mid atlantic and the northeastern joying comfortably cool temperatures this morning. yesterday up through here, across the higher elevations some of the mountains getting into new england bottomed out in the 30s and 40s. we're seeing that again this morning. this is a very cool air mass compared to seasonal averages. it will stick around tomorrow, temperatures will start to warm and the high shifts directions and puts temperatures in the 90s, minus the humidity. it will warm up, but not the terrible humidity. satellite and radar crystal clear skies, there's the high
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right there. you can see how large the high pressure area is. it's great for us, the winds are out of the north northwest it's for us today an tomorrow. -- it's go for us, today and tomorrow, the folks out heartland of the high plains, very, very hot. everybody else east of the mississippi will be nice and quiet. future tracker 6 there's nothing to show, mostly sunny skies, at least through wednesday afternoon. 83 in philadelphia. allentown, # 4. reading, 85. trenton, 81. millville, 80. wilmington, 81. dover, 80 degrees, heading to the phillies game taking on the braves, 1 5:00 p.m. start -- 1:35 start time.
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poconos race weekend, main event today, bright sunshine low humidity levels, 75 degrees is the forecasted high up there. jersey shore, upper 70s, close to 80 degrees, lb 78. atlantic city, 79. delaware beaches around 80. ocean temperature cooled a little bit, now down to 71. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today is a good one, today, tomorrow, tuesday, wednesday, all nice, warmer tomorrow, 87. tuesday, hotter, but the humidity levels are comfortable, so this is a nice 90. wednesday is just the opposite we increase the humidity and it's more uncomfortable, 91. thursday and friday, the humidity starts cranking up there, more in the way of clouds, 88 degrees thursday afternoon. friday, humid with thunderstorms
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87 and saturday right now is a little iffy, we'll post mostly cloudy, there's a chance of showers abbey thunderstorms throughout the day, highs around 84. next sunday looks just as cool and comfortable with highs in the 70s. dozens of boys and girls with the philadelphia police athletic league laced up their sneakers and took part in the full court press and basketball and life skills clinicallic. they learned about the -- life skills clinic. they learned about the game and how to work as a team things they can use in the future. >> researchers say those who spend more on time saving services, higher others to do the cleaning or cooking browrt people happ -- brought people
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more happiness in life. >> i believe in this paying for time. >> makes you happy, make makes you smile. >> reporter: 7:48 a.m., we'll be back with 6abc loves the arts. >> 6 time academy award winning
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musical la la land is coming to the kimmel center. david murphy has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: la la land danced its way into movie goers now you can enjoy it with the chamber orchestra of philadelphia playing with ryan gosling and
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singing. both struggling to succeed in a city known for crushing dreams. >> it's an mearn musical brought back to life. >> the chamber orchestra of philadelphia will play in sync with the film. >> it will be a full orchestra on stage you'll get the feeling of what it's like. the musical took home oscar for best original score and best original song city of lyrics. >> haunting and beautiful and it tugs at your heart. you can pack a picnic and spread out a blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. >> you loved la la land, you'll
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love it under the stars. it's a great way to bring summer to a close. >> reporter: la la land is live at the mann center for one night only, for 6abc loves the arts i'm david murphy. bachelor host chris harrison is returning to atlantic city to bring us the miss america competition. harrison and still crowned miss arkansas last year. you can see it sunday on september 10. philadelphia is home to many state-of-the-art hospitals and medical centers that's been the case for hundreds of years. our latest episode of hidden philadelphia. we're taking a look inside an operating room that was cutting edge in the early 1800s. it's part of the hospital that's still in operation today, although most of the methods of surgery have changed. check it out and the rest of the
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>> great day on tap. >> reporter: this is the day you need to bottle up and save it for a rainy day. speaking of rain, look at the rainfall totals for the month of july, atlantic city picked up 10 inches of rain, 2 1/2 times the normal. reading, 8. wilmington, 6.75. philadelphia more than five inches of rain so far during the month of july, that's 1.82 inches for the folks in the city of brotherly love, above normal. today, gorgeous, 83, tomorrow, gorgeous and high of 83. monday, tuesday, wednesday, all in all very nice. >> 7:55 a.m., we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> here's a look ahead.
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>> reporter: coming up on "g.m.a." president trump responding to north korea's latest missile launch criticizing china for not solving the problem. breaking news overnight another marriage tourist was shot on vacation in the turkey and -- turks and caicos. we'll tell you what the authorities are saying about the masked gunman. tens of thousands of tourists have been packing their bags after a major power outage, mischaracterizing down on the mandatory evacuation. >> good morning weekend is next on channel 6. "action news" continues later this morning. >> here's some of the stories we're looking at, the beach behind a newly built sand dune
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is flooding after heavy rain. we're live at the linc as the eagles practice from their loyal fans, now for gray hall and chris sowers and the "action news" team, i'm nydia han, we'll see you back here at 9:00 a.m.
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good morning, america. new overnight, applying the pressure. the u.s. taking to the skies with allies. following north korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch. president trump expressing his disappointment with china as well as republicans struggling with health care reform. what he wants them to do next. terror plot. the plan targeting the skies. >> there has been a major joint counterterrorism operation to disrupt a terrorist plot to bring down an airplane. >> four men arrested in australia. believed to be inspired by radical islam. airports are now beefing up security. vacations ruined. 50,000 tourists ordered to leave the outer banks. after a major power outage.


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