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white nationalists. powerball jackpot takes a leap off after in one wins the big prize. more on the story, but outside we go for the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, meteorologist chris sowers a big smile on your face. >> reporter: we have a jackpot winning forecast. does not feel like the dog days of august. 70s in north and west. allentown, 76 degrees. look at the poconos they are not out of the 60s yet. 6 there. millville, 82. trenton, 79. dover, checking in at 77. now, most locations have seen a drastic drop with the dewpoint temperatures, but if you look toward the bottom of the screen, they are hanging on with high humidity leaves in cumberland, atlantic and cape may county. the front has not completely cleared the coast, but it's getting closures and closer, the
southern areas will cool down and you will see the lower humidity levels over the next several hours. satellite and radar mixed skies today, sun and clouds for the remainder of the around and comfortable temperatures on tap for the delaware and lehigh valleys. accuweather says 86 degrees that's the forecasted high, and again with limited humidity this should feel nice out here, we'll keep the humidity in check tomorrow, as we get into tuesday and wednesday, the humidity creeps up again, temperatures get warmer, we have the threat of showers and thunderstorms, again, i'll be be back along in just a few minutes, i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. guys. >> now to the latest on the violent clashes in charlotteville virginia. governor mcmcauliffe visited churches and talks about the white supremacists and
protesters. two troopers on a helicopter died when it crashed. >> reporter: overnight, the charlottesville community holding a vigil for healing after a night of chaos in the streets. a car plowing through a crowd of counter protesters killing a 32-year-old woman sending 19 to the hospital. >> hit two or three other cars. smashed into people. >> reporter: the driver identified as a 20-year-old white male from ohio. it capped off a weekend of hatred and vial animals, the violence escalating saturday as the white supremacist and counter protesters clashed. two virginia state police officers, collin and baits died in a helicopter crash as they assisted public safety.
president trump denounced the violence, but not the white supremacists specifically. >> we condemn in the strongest possible terms this display of hatred and bigotry and violence on many sides. the govern of the state of virginia had a message. >> i have a message for the white supremacist and the nazi who came here, go home. >> reporter: the man arrested, james alex fields has a bond hearing set for monday. her mother thawt -- thought her son was going to a rally for president trump. >> president trump was criticized for denouncing the events, but not the white nationalists who held the march. a white house spokesperson offered a classification, saying the president denounces the kkk and neo-nazis and other. this morning president's daughter tweeted said there should be no place in society
for racism and white supremacists and nazis. anthony scaramucci said the charlotteville statement of his former boss was a mistake. he was taking part in his first interview since getting fired. he told george stephanopoulos he would not have recommended that the president say what he said about the violence. >> i think he needed to be harsher as it related to the white supremacists and the nature of that, i applaud general mcmaster calling it what it is, domestic terrorism. >> he said he does not have many around him except for eadvantage can -- iivanka and jd
kushner that would tell him that. >> people in our area gathered on town square for a candle light vigil. it was a similar scene in doylestown where 60 people gathered. in philadelphia, philly rise protest the the white nationalists in charlottesville. mayor kenny tweeted i do not support white nationalists. >> two menned up changing -- police schaikdz fire -- exchanged fire with two suspects and two men were hit by police. >> reporter: three men were shot, but the good news none of
the officers involved were injured. as you're about to see that could have happened. it was a chaotic night in chester. police say it started at 2:00 a.m. at the gold room bar on edgemont avenue. detectives say officers were monitoring things outside the bar as people were leaving. one man was shot outside the bar, next detectives say two men got in the durango and started firing at police. officers rushed fire and the suspects in the durango would take off. there was a chase, the suspects crashed into a tree 6 blocks away. when officer approached the suv they found both men inside had been shot multiple times. the two suspects in the durango and the shooting victim back at the club were taken to the hospital. a woman would suffer neck wounds during the shootout, but she'll be okay. >> police are not naming the three men who were involved in the shooting. reporting live in chester, bob
brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thanks for the update. developing this noon, u.s. central command said two american soldiers have been killed in iraq, but not revealing details how they died. they said the soldiers were conducting combat operations and not die as a result of enemy contact. thousands of u.s. troops are providing support to the iraqi troops in the fight against isis. now to the nuclear crisis involving north korea, french president macron spoke to president trump yesterday urging him to find a peaceful solution. yesterday pyongyang warned president trump if the u.s. doesn't want to meet it's tragic doom it better talk and act properly. >> reporter: a man fell into a sinkhole in the strawberry mansion section. he will be okay. he stepped off the curb and dropped into the 10-foot sinkhole on the 3100 block of
west knor street. they took him to temple university hospital with non-life threatening injuries. the water department had patched up another hole nearby. in strawberry mansion a corner store went up in flames. firefighters found flames shooting from a building at north 25th and dauphin street at 1:25 a.m. heavy smoke damaged the apartments above the store. the philadelphia fire marshal's office is investigating. >> the dream of become be -- becoming an instant millionaire continues. nobody won the drawing last night. there were five tickets that matched five numbers, 20, 24, 26, 35, 49, and the powerball 19. you can see wednesday's numbers on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. after accuweather. >> there's much more to come on
this sunday afternoon. we go into the lab of bucks county researchers who conquered one dangerous virus are taking on another. >> you have to see this, a philadelphia police officer tries out his cha cha slide, nice, moves right. so does chris sowers, he'll be back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
>> look at this here it looked more like winner than summer in broken bow, nebraska. it's hail from a number of storms that ripped through the area. the area got five inches of rain that triggered flash flooding. the storm chaser spotted a funnel cloud. in our area, the humidity is gone, we have a great day.
>> reporter: it's nice 'refreshing. there's a small portion of the viewing area holding on to high humidity. it's nice and comfortable let's get you outside, looking at the ben franklin bridge. you can see puffy cumulus clouds this afternoon, if you live in cumberland, atlantic, cape may counties in southern new jersey and kent county, delaware, you're holding on to the high humidity levels. the cold front is pushing off to the southeast, it will get into the areas down there, as well, you will dry out. phils, 1:00 p.m., temperature, sun and clouds. 4:00 p.m., 86 decrease. you will notice the lowering humidity levels, it will be a comfortable game. sitting at 81 degrees. millville, 82. mid 70s north and west, allentown, reading, lancaster,
75. poconos, 68. trenton, 79. 81 in atlantic city him dover, 79. there's the area right there holding on to the humidity. reading 63, allentown, 61. and the poconos that's nice and refreshing up there. they have a present dewpoint temperature of 57. here's the scale on the right-hand side of the graphic. it's humid when we're in the 65 to 70-degree range. slightly humid, 60 to 65. comfortable and less owe -- -- . satellite and radar a couple of clouds to the north and then the high, thin wispy clouds shrouding the skies down the jersey shore and the delaware beaches. that's the system pulling away
from the virginia capes and the carolinas. we're not tracking any rain or thunderstorms today. it will be mainly clear overnight tonight. tomorrow we start out with sunshine and the high, thin wispy clouds overspread the skyline again. mostly cloudy by afternoon, the model is hinting toward a shower. tuesday there's a better chance of seeing a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. monday is dry. monday night is good, as well. tuesday we start to see the humidity increase a little bit enough so where there could be a spotty shower or thunderstorm. the call from accuweather today, sun and clouds, less humid, 82 degrees in the lehigh valley. philadelphia 86. millville, 84. dover, 83. and cape may with a nice bay breeze looking at a high of 80 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 86 today increasing clouds for monday, high of 84. some surgeon tuesday, otherwise -- some sun on tuesday, 86. wednesday a very uncomfortable
89 with feels-like temperatures between 94 and 96. thursday humid with a thunderstorm around 86. friday, thunderstorm, 86. saturday, humid, thunderstorm and 84. >> thank you. another year of musikfest comes to an ends tonight. ian anderson takes the stage. i have the honor of introducing him. else known throughout the rock world as the fluted voice between the rock band jethro tull. although the band disbanded years ago, he is keeping the sound alive and well today. jazz on the streets in philadelphia, the music had people dancing and some of them were in uniform. the jazz fest is a must-attend event for the music lovers.
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to help cover your early termination fee. go to fiosgigabit.com beautiful sunday, 12:19 a.m., 81 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at our city hall camera. this is the place to be, you love the fountains. everybody having a good time. the bucks county scientist who created a cure for hepatitis c are taking aim at hep b. ali gorman has the details.
>> reporter: joan block said she is sitting on a time bomb known as hepatitis b. she got the diagnosis in 1989 through a blood test for a new job. there was no treatment and vrlts vrlts -- very little knowledge. fighting back block and her husband created the hepatitis b foundations. it's spread through sexual or blood to blood contact and mother to child at birth. chronic help -- hep b can spread quickly. >> it go to liver cancer. >> reporter: mike so sophia is developing a cure for the b strain. although there are drugs to
control the virus, they don't wipe it out. sophia said a multidrug cocktail for hiv is a must. >> you want to hit the virus as hard as possible by different avenues. it preventses -- prevents the formation of resistant viruses. while block is healthy now, her risk of liver cancer goes up each year. >> anyone living with a chronic disease wants a cure because we want to be free of medication and the risk. >> reporter: about 2 million americans have chronic hepatitis b that includes one in 12 asian americans because it is more common in asian countries. but block recommends everyone get tested and vaccinated. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> scientists at ohio
university created way to heal the body. a new device turns skills cells into any kind of cells doctors need. it is nano chip reprograms the cells. in studies with mice it restored blood flow to badly injured legs. >> in seven days you start seeing changes and they changes to our pleasant surprise persist. >> reporter: doctors converted skin cells to brain cells in mice to heal stroke damage. there's no rejection because the cells are grown in the recipients own body. ronnie wood was diagnosed with lung cancer. tests showed the cancer has not spread. meantime, the lesion is out now,
some of their all time stars and mownders -- mourned some they have recently lost. >> reporter: alumni weekend is usually a happy occasion, but with the passing of darren daulton took on a dinner stone. they honored dutch and dallas green and jim bunning. schmidt speaking on behalf of them last night said darren was about love. the emotion was shown on their faces as they honored and saluted their former teammates and friends. >> like these men be a beacon of light. like these men spread love at home and in your community, like the three men we are missing tonight. the wall of fame family will miss those guys, but celebrate their lives and the memories they left behind. >> aaron nola giving the phils
a great performance against the mets. got to like the heads up three by freddie galvis. mets took a 1-0 lead. nola had 8 strikeouts in seven innings of work. the phils go on to win it, 3-1. it was darby day, we met the eagles long term solution to cornerback. ron darby here he is hanging out. he started 29 games for the bills. according to howie roseman he has rare speed. he said he is excited to get started as a bird. >> very excited especially in a city like that, great fans. come in and learn from the vets, jenkins an all them, come in and
learn the play book. it's a young group i'm a young guy only 23. i've seen them today, working hard, a lot of time, the future is looking bright. ron jaworski and the philadelphia soul heading back to the arena bowl. i took my family to a game, there's no place louder. baltimore the only team to beat them this year not last night. thedarious rent analyze cashing- reynolds cashing in with 9 touchdowns. they play for the title in about two weeks. how about that! hopely -- hopefully another championship in town. the holbrooke little leaguers from jackson new jersey, are heading to williamsport. they slugged their way 8-3 over maryland to win the tournament and advance to the little league
series. 19 years ago, another team from toms river won the little league world series. >> another half-hour of "action news" is just ahead. >> here's a look at the stories we have for you, singer bruno mars delivers a surprise gift during his michigan concert. those stories and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and more when "action news" continues.
>> happening right now on "action news," the fbi lawrntion lawrntion -- launches an investigation into the violent clashes in charlottesville, virginia. as calm returns to the city. >> a mayor said yesterday's violence confirmed his decision to take down confederate monuments in his own city. residents get ready to rally about a controversial dune project. let's go outside to chris sowers, it's nice out there. >> reporter: it's gorgeous out, the honkers are happy. the humidity continues to drop. take a look at the temperatures over the last few days, believe it or not how bad it felt we've been below average. the seasonal average 8 # -- 87, we managed 86. friday, 84, we managed 83.
the humidity was so high, it felt lousy. with the front sliding through, the humidity is dropping after temperatures are in the 60s believe it or not, north and west. cuz -- kutztown 69. warminster, 77. media, 77. newtown, 80 degrees. agenda beach, 77. dover, 79. tuckahoe 81. satellite and radar a little bit of cloud cover off to the south. we have puffy cumulus clouds building off to the northwest. philadelphia sandwiched right in between the two. mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, that will be the trend for the rest of the afternoon. the pool forecast looks good, better than yesterday, that's for sure. sun and clouds, less humid, 85 degrees by 2:00 p.m. this afternoon forecasting a comfortable high of 86. big question, of course, how long will that comfortable weather last? i'll have the answer for you in
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. we do have changes to talk about. guys. >> look forward to the update , chris. thank you so much. investigators are in full swing into several fronts between the confrontations between the white supremacists and counter protesters. govern went to churching to comfort the residents there. a 32-year-old woman died when a car ran into a crowd of protesters. police charged james alex fields with second degree murder and other counts. his mother she new he was driving to a rally, but didn't know what it was about. >> i thought it had something to do with trump. >> overnight state police made a somber procession from charlottesville to richmond virginia carrying the bodies of
two state troopers who is helicopter crashed while money money -- monitoring the traffic there. >> this was not a ballpark game where a fight broke out. this was organizinged, one person described the way -- organized, the way the white nationalists were dressed, they came for battle. >> naacp expects the president. united states to do what he can to lift the nation above hatred. americans gathered all over the country to stand against white supremacists. a large group of protesters lit up union square in san francisco for a silent candle light vigil.
demonstrators had tape over their mouths in protest of president trump. after the election, trump said he did disavow white supremacists. the mayor of charlottes ville said he will ask the lexington fayette urban county counsel to get permission to take down the statutes of john hunt morgan and john c. breakfasten ridge. this morning british prime minister teresa may tweeted her condolences. the uk stands with the u.s. against hatred and violence. police were called after a fight outside the gold room bar on edgemont avenue that ended in a shooting. the suspects fired at officers after they arrived, and then led
police on a chase that ended in the crash. police discovered both suspects were shot, a total of four people were injured in the violence. a third man was shot and a woman had minor injuries at the first scene. philadelphia detectives are trying to find out who shot a man overnight and left him lying on north philadelphia street. this happened in the 2400 block of north 20th street. neighbors called police before 2:00 a.m. after hearing the gunshots. they found the 52-year-old victim with gun shot injuries to the back and three and taken to the hospital -- back and thigh and taken to the hospital in critical condition. an accused shoplifter is dead after drowning trying to make his getaway. he stole items from the wawa. when police arrived he jumped into the lake. he refused commands to get out of the water and swam underneath the evergreen avenue bridge. state police divers found him
dead 6 hours later. opponents of the margate dune project has a rally plan for this afternoon on the beach at jerome avenue. the army corps of engineers has been adding sand to the area where storm water collected. residents say it's a bacteria laden health hazard. many property owners in trenton, new jersey are not putting up with a citywide assessment that will cause property taxes to skyrocket. >> it's unfair, it's extortion. >> reporter: that's the manager of cars on parker avenue in trenton where after a recent revaluation, the auto junkyard had their property taxes raised $100,000. they want us to move. >> >> reporter: local businesses are in an uproar. the state ordered the revaluation as a way to get
financial aid. >> no property appreciated 250% in the last 1 years. >> reporter: dave bought this auto repair shop buildings for $40,000 in 2006. it is assessed at 101,000 raising his quarterly tax payment from 262 to over 600. >> i'm not going to stay, istayed 40 years, i've had enough. >> reporter: down the street, the tax bill is jumping 140%. it's a lot of tax to go up. you don't get that much out of the taxes, i'm the one who sweeps the streets. >> reporter: the mayor's office had no comment, but the city council president whose property taxes jumped $4,000 doesn't want businesses leaving. >> let's figure out something
legally, so people don't have to close their doors. >> chester want to formulate a plan to help businesses and residents with tax appeals. nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> there's much more to come on "action news" sunday. two men formally on the opposite side of a divisive issue find a way to bridge the gap. benjamin franklin parkway celebrates a file stone birthday for fun -- milestone birthday with fun for everybody, we have that in 6abc loves the arts. sky6 live hd looking at the center city camera, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. "action news" is after this.
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2 and five will become major hurricanes. the average season produces 12 named storms. >> we hope to stay away from that. >> reporter: with that said we have a newly formed tropical aggression in the atlantic. it will steer clear from the eastern seaboard. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. live on sky6 live hd in cape may. gorgeous day, get your spot on the sand. we have a refreshing breeze out of the northwest. the humidity levels have not dropped just yet at the jersey shore. give it another couple of hours they will do so. the front is in the process of clearing the coast. double scan live is clear. we don't have any precipitation today. mixed skies combination of sun and clouds. temperature in philadelphia, comfortable 81. look at the dewpoint, 63. it was in the low to mid 70s yesterday, that's better. winds out of the northeast at 7 miles per hour. the ocean temperature, 74. north and west we go, kutztown
69. dog days of august 69 not bad. lake harmony, 68. bethlehem, 78. 80 degrees in claymont. glass borough, 79. dover, 79. toms river, 80 degrees, very comfortable stuff for the month of august. satellite and radar cloud cover and a couple showers down here across the southern portions of the delmarva. farther to the north up in the delaware valley weeing, sun and clouds -- we go, sun an clouds. across the ohio and tennessee valleys for the most part we're clear as the high skirts on by. we have showers and storms starting to build off to the west. east the continental divide. this is where all the humidity is sitting. you can see if you tuned in early this morning, when i showed the map. the higher dewpoints 60s and 70s was down here. it's starting to lift.
this front will make it so far to the south and it will return to the form of a warm front. the humidity increases and the temperatures go up by midweek. that increases the threat of showers and thunderstorms again. future tracker 6, no showers or storms out there today, combination of sun an clouds, clear overnight tonight. tomorrow we start out with mostly sunny skies, a few high, thin clouds mixed in. the general trend tomorrow we'll see an increase of clouds. it's still comfortable tomorrow, but tuesday the humidity increases. all the showers and storms will be across the western and central portions of pennsylvania. poconos, mostly sunny and high of 74. jersey shore, 84 partly sunny nice, ocean temperatures, 74 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in philadelphia, the immediate surrounding suburbs sun and clouds, less humid, nice day,
86. tomorrow, sunshine, early, increasing clouds during the the day. 84 is the forecasted high. tuesday it's more sticky, 86. wednesday, mostly sunny, warmer and touch more humid, 89 will feel like the low 90s. thursday is a team bath, 86 degrees with dewpoints in the 70s. friday is a steam bath and saturday is steam bath. hopefully sunday we clear the humidity out. >> it's not good timing for our family. darn it. >> we would like to reminds you you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time at 6abc.com/weather. bruno mars is coming to the aid of flint michigan residents at a show in michigan last night he announced that's donating a million dollars from that concert to flint's community foundation. the city as you know has been struggling with high lead in the switch of water sources and 12 people died from legion air
disease outbreak affected by the water. britany spears give back to the end of the year. she is donating one dollar from every ticket of her show to help louisiana schools because of the floods. spears' mother and louisiana first lady are friend and once taught together in the same school system. it's been a century since philadelphia built the benjamin franklin parkway which was designed to emulate the champs elysees in paris, france. the parkway is celebrating the summer in 6abc loves the arts, david murphy explores some of the fun. >> reporter: it is benjamin franklin parkway is philadelphia's museum row. and this summer there is special things to do ups and downs the grand -- up and down the grand cultural boulevard. >> it's bigger than ever, free
mini golf, movie night, concert series. >> reporter: the theme is what's your parkway with three colorful open air rooms inviting visitors to explore arts and cultural and diversity. >> we've created a space where people can tell what neighborhood you're coming from. >> reporter: at the franklin institute you can unlock secret codes and get into the escape rooms. >> guys we opened up the box over here. >> reporter: the other is an inter galactic space theme. from now through labor day the philadelphia museum of art is helping children bring out their inner animal and artist at a free art splash. this art splash was inspired by
wild, the newest exhibition from michael nichols. we're using papers and shape to create their own wild environment. >> does that sound like fun? >> yeah. >> reporter: there are special kids tours of the wild exhibition, as well. >> kids want to know what else is there for them to do. >> reporter: you can find details on our website 6abc.com/loves the arts. for 6abc loves the arts i'm david murphy. welcome back everybody,
thank you for joining us, 12:50 a.m., 81 degrees, sky6 live hd over the sky there the philadelphia international airport, whoa, what a gorgeous picture and what a gorgeous day in store for you, get out and enjoy it. a wisconsin police detective has created an unlikely friendship with a man that he arrested. it set a new model for police county ties. he was arrested, he was angry but something happened. i look him dead in his eye i told him i do not know what it's like to be a black man in america. help me understand that. >> we prayed with each other
and we started crying. >> there's 15 deputies standing around because there's a high alert terror threat. they were like what happened? >> community policing at its best there, the two attend bible study together, choosing love instead of hate can be difficult, but it's more rewarding. >> gm has launched a new electric car for china. it's sells for $5,300. the two seater has a top speed of 62 miles per hour and drive 96 miles on a charge. it has wi-fi and parking sensors. it is hit. five thousand people signed up for the first about to hundred cars off the assembly line. now may be a good time to stock up on forever stamps. postal regulators may give post office more leeway for raising the coast of mailing a letter.
congress has yet to address the agency's financial issues. airline employees have been under fire for bad behavior, but one southwest worker in pittsburgh is getting high praise. when stacy flew home from nashville she noticed her chemical medicines were not on the flight. >> i knew i had chemo therapy the next morning. >> she found the luggage when it did come in, because the couriers were all gone she drove it to her home at 3:00 a.m. anne left an inspiring message telling her to kick that cancer's butt. she said sarah is a true hero and life saver. for decades, the company american girls has helped
"action news," 20-year-old james alex fields has been charged with second degree murder and other counts for running down a 32-year-old woman and injuring 20 other people who were protesting a white nationalist rally in charlottesville. local state and federal investigations are underway. a fight outside a bar in chester led to a police involved shooting and three people were wounded. one man was shot by two men in front of the gold room bar. those two suspects fired at police, they were wounded and taken to the hospital. about an hour from now, those opposed to the margate dune project will be on the beach of jerome avenue demanding an end to the project. residents say the water is a bacteria-laden health hazard. >> i wanted to share my latest murphy photo.
he stole my cup again, which means no sweet tea later on. when he gets the cup runs around the house. there goes my sweet tea today. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 86 degrees, sun and clouds, less humid, a nice finish to the weekend. increasing clouds 84. we're near 90 on wednesday, feels-like temperatures around 94, 95 that day. just one day, though. >> we can deal with it. okay, so, folks in oak clair, wisconsin buzzing with activity this weekend because of the u.s. open chain saw carving contest. carvers coming from australia and jam and germany spend four days making wildlife sculptures and carvings are of their choice.
the creation are auctioned off, the artist gets half and the rest goes to the paul bunyon logging camp. "fyi philly" is next. "action news" continues tonight at 6:00 p.m. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great sunday, we'll you right back here next weekend! bls and take half off your next item. all blinds! all shades! the entire store! buy one get one half off. it's our biggest sale of the year! come celebrate and save. blinds to go. blinds for life.
>> i'm karen rogers >> and i'm jeannette reyes, saturday/tonight on fyi philly best of philly. >> it's philadelphia magazine's picks for best of philly >> i'll scoop! >> and we're celebrating the winners in food, fashion, fitness and fun. >> there it is! >> plus the best in boxed goodies delivered to your doorstep. >> your go-to helpers and fixers. >> cheers! >> and the best spots for cocktails and sweets. >> i want to try everything. >> hi everyone, and welcome to our annual fyi best of philly special. >> we are at b2 bluefin on city avenue named one of the best spots in the burbs to grab a cocktail. >> pretty awesome sushi here too. >> there are 295 best of philly winners in all this year. >> and we're going to hit as many as we can in the next half hour. >> alicia gets the party started with the best of philly soiree. >> the party is at city hall's dilworth par