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>> our morning lows in the 30s and 40s and afternoon high only 61, 5 degrees below normal and warmer air in the west moves in tomorrow. those story and more when "action news" continues tonight.
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these families are getting ready to say good-bye to one another. mayor jim kenney attended their ceremony today. they applied to be reunited with their loved ones and spent a decade apart because of immigration issues everyone the
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pueblo government picked up the cost for the emotional visit. you say hog wallow, new jersey it means one thing harvesting cranberries. nora muchanic made her annual pilgrimage. >> it's harvest time at hog wallow, new jersey. they are flooding the 1400 acres of bogs and homemade machines called beaters gently shaking the fruit from the plant. >> you have guys picking as they finish that up you have another bog gathering and you go seven days a week and cold weather helps the cranberries ripen and turn red. >> we want it to be cooler because it's fruit to ripen and get darker and that doesn't happen without colder temperatures. >> it doesn't make them sweeter
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but the redder the better. >> the deep color is what the buyers want. >> stephanie and mike haines are brother and sister the fifth day generation of cranberry farmers here. >> family business, 127 years, five generations. >> the state of new jersey is the third biggest producer in the united states. new jersey farmers produced $28 million worth of this ruby red crop. the floating cranberries are -- and the clean berries are loading on to a truck where they go directly to be processed and the day is long. >> there is a lot of new jersey jokes you call it the garden state and this is why. this is our new jersey. >> i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." when you're a double-dipping pension-padder
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like steve sweeney, it's important to maintain a certain... lifestyle. that's why sweeney spent over a hundred grand of his campaign funds on high-priced meals and other gifts. we're talking fine cigars, fancy watches, pricey restaurants, and expensive wines - all to charm the type of folks who helped him raise your taxes 145 times. too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us.
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we can't tell you what his exact words were but joel embiid
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is not happy with the 76ers. >> not right now and not leading up to the season opener game in washington. >> joel embiid was surprised by the news he was on a minutes restriction, today he was down right angry and when asked about it he said quote, that is bleeping ridiculous. but he did not use those words. regardless of the min and displeasure embiid is becoming a leader on this basketball team. >> think like he feels like that and acts like that and practices like that. and it's, you know i'm seeing a maturing. blossoming joel embiid that we all should be thrilled he is in a 76ers uniform. >> he is passionate. >> a while since the eagles last played and a while until they play again and the birds host washington monday night and jaime apody checks in on our
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first place team. >> the eagles beat the carolina panthers, they are 5-1. >> the great thing about playing and winning on thursday night football is we have 11 whole days to have a victory dance. the fans are relishing the 5-1 record. >> i feel like 10 people yesterday i'm on the phone walking through the city and they are going like -- you know. >> the eagles may be soaring on the field but keeping their feet on the ground. >> even at 5-1. there is no days off and no, you know googly eyes from us. what it can be -- >> have you to stay grounded and humble and make sure all the guys in the room are on the same page. >> it's the guy's second day back here a few days owe of to rest and reflect and it felt like a mini by week. what did they do? >> super lazy. >> relaxed and watched football.
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>> just to be able to relax for a couple of days. watch things you don't get to watch. >> i'm with my kids all weekend. yes, it was fun. i was worried. know that my wife was on vacation and the minute i woke up on friday it was on. >> it will be on monday night all right a second straight national tv game this time with a chance to put away the red skins for the second time that is not childs play at all. jaime apody, channel 6 "action news." >> we are teaming up with phl 17 to bring you the action next monday night. the pregame special countdown to kickoff is at 8:00 and the game follows at 8:30. eagles red skins over on phl 17. >> happy valley is the center of the college football world. penn state up to number 2 in the nation the michigan wolverines under the lights of the beaver stadium.
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they are a heisman trophy candidate. and this is their toughest test of the year to date. a whiteout game most everyone will be wearing white. >> we are excited obviously it's a great environment and i think people realize the only thing i like more than christmas is a whiteout football game. >> i am cracked up. >> the game will be broadcast here on 6 abc saturday night hosting 19 and ranked michigan the comfortable begins at 7:30. a delaware county dealership is making sure that area kids in need have a warm winter jacket. david kelliher of david dodge chrysler jeep dropped off jackets and was happy to help these men and women get fitted
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for their new winter gear. this is only a small fraction of the coats collected during the driving away the cold donation drive. in all they help 50,000 children stay warm this winter. paulsboro's a very proud community.
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it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from. steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back.
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some of our viewers saw frost on the ground this morning. >> exactly. tomorrow morning could be the case in south jersey another chilly night and lots of sunshine today and the acts cam looking up and seeing the blue skies and the sunshine. get used to it. we'll see plenty of that. we are live on sky 6 hd looking at philadelphia international airport and also cloud free and the reason why you can thank
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high pressure. when have you high pressure you have what is called substance. and the air drys out and no clouds can form everyone you need rising air for that to happen and this high pressure stays in cold through the enof the week. we are look agent three more days of cloudless skies and temperatures will warm up a little bit. today's high is 665 degrees below normal and tomorrow 72 and thursday and friday each day one degree warmer and loads of sunshine and not all good news because have you noticed the sun is setting early tonight? the sunsets at 6:18 and november 5th, we'll will he heading to eastern stand time and daylight saving time ends and 4:53 and the earliest sunset december 3rd through the 11th. as we head towards winter. right now 60 in philadelphia.
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allentown 56 and the same in reading. 59 in wilmington and cape may 54 and trenton 57. satellite 6 along with action radar showing again we are cloud free, high pressure is building in with clear skies tonight and a light wind and it will be another chilly night and not quite as cool. 46 in philadelphia and this morning 42. the coldest morning since april and allentown 38 and cape may 44 and millville 37 degrees and we do have a frost advisory posted for interior south jersey. and probably not widespread. if you live in the highlights communes a good idea to bring in plants and throw a blanket of them. dominate high pressure that actually expands and full sunshine and light winds and low humidity and gorgeous fall weather for the next three days and temperatures climbing above average and today wednesday 6
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degrees above that and friday 8 and we warm up more as we head through the weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast don't forget the sunglasses this week. >> are you needing them. loads of sunshine tomorrow and warming up after a cool morning. high of 72 degrees and thursday more sunshine and 73 and friday another gorgeous day with a high of 74. the weekend a lot sunnier than last weekend and a few high clouds moving in on saturday. calling it mostly sunny and warm and 74 degrees and sunday the high, thin clouds thicken a little bit. 76 degrees for the union game and monday very mild conditions for monday night football, temperatures at the game will be falling into the 60s and in the afternoon 77 and increasing clouds ain front on tuesday brings us a good likelihood of rain and until then we are dry
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really gorgeous fall weather, and finally tonight the "action news" family has expanded by one and congratulations to crew member richard eller son on the birth of his third child. grayson kenneth ellerson weighs in at 7 pounds 15 ounces and grayson is doing well as is his dad. mom and big brother and big sister. gorgeous family. abc world news tonight next on channel 6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff and sharrie williams and adam joseph and ducis rogers and please join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel 6. and cecily tynan and ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
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tonight, breaking news as we come on the air. the nfl commissioner speaking just moments ago. what he revealed about kneeling during the national anthem. the high stakes meeting, the protests, and what some players said when they emerged. the health care whiplash. first, the president slashing more than $7 billion in subsidies meant to help working class americans afford their health care. tonight, the new effort to keep those subsidies, and thousand the president says he supports it. what's going on? also tonight, president trump stands firm after saying previous presidents did not call families of the fallen. a reality check, right here tonight. the national outrage after this traffic stop, after the officer is seen repeatedly baegt
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a driver. there is news coming in tonight about the officer. and major developments on harvey weinstein. what he did today. and the new allegation against

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