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trish hartman as the full story. >> reporter: that is right monica, police believe that all the incidents are connected and we spoke with one of the victims that says she feels lucky her family was unharmed and now wants her neighbors to be on alert. >> katie says they woke up tuesday morning to find one of the downstairs windows open in her willow grove home. it was windy and the wind blew the screen out and i knew someone had to broken into the house. she realized her father's wallet and mother's purse was gone. they live on the 3200 block of lillian avenue and that same night another house was burglarized. and police believe that the to burglaries are connected to one that happened a week ago. in that case a laptop was taken and in all three cases the
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police say the suspect or suspects stole a small amount of cash and that is not the only link. >> all entry was getting through a ground level window that was left unlocked. neighbors on all three streets say this is highly unusual for the area. >> very surprising. usually a really quiet block. >> one of the problems of being in a nice quiet neighborhood is that you can get lulled into a sense of complacentsy and not take them as seriously. >> for katie and her parents they are extra careful. >> going to bed and making sure everything is locked and i have a nice louisville slugger i sleep next to now. >> police are urging everyone to lock their doors and police are asking for the public's help in this case, if you have information that may be helpful contact investigators in abington township.
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channel 6 "action news." >> thank you trish. new at 5:00 tonight the dean at students at a west philadelphia school is charged with raping a 14-year-old student. 42-year-old omar harrison worked at the matter charter school that harrison gave her a ride to a hotel near tinicum township and harrison was arrested yesterday by tinicum township police. he faces several charges including statutory rape and sexual assault and is held on $100,000 bond. a man who is stealing cigarettes around delaware county is doing it more frequently and the thief wears a mask and gloves and breaks the glass doors to get in and said to be late 20s or 30 years ole and the suspect has taken cigarettes and nothing else. >> we believe that he say drug addict and we believe the drug habit is increasing and we
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believe as a result of that increasing the drug habit the crimes are being increased. >> the thief was hitting every few weeks and now every few days. superintendant chitwood hopes someone has information and will call police. three suspects are in custody tonight and police are searching for two others in connection with a violent carjacking in southwest philadelphia. investigators say that a man was delivering a pizza to the lukoil gas station on the 5700 block of baltimore avenue last friday night and surveillance images show a suspect a 13-year-old approach the drive were a gun and pistol whip him and a second suspect got into the car and drove off and that suspect is 16 years old and both were turned in by family members. >> it's horrifying to watch the video and see the kids they look very young and where they are getting the guns from and where are the parents? >> and the victim that spend three days in the hospital is now home and a third suspect is
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arrested and they hope that tips will lead to the remaining two suspects. >> it's official. president trump has now declared america's opioid problem an emergency. officials say it will help get help no those that need it most. >> reporter: good evening. it was in fact some substantial action the administration did takeon the rhetoric of earlier this summer and the president invoked the memory of his brother fred who battled with alcoholism and the message on opioids we need to teach young people never to start. >> today in the white house president trump announced the opioid crisis is an official public health emergency. time to liberate the communes from the scourge of drug addiction. never been this way. we can be the generation that
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ends the opioid epidemic. we can do it. >> according to the national incorporation toot on drug abuse the opioid crisis killed 100 americans every single day and those numbers continue to rise and back in august the president made headlines for calling it a national emergency. >> the opioid crisis is an emergency and an emergency officially a national emergency. >> at that time he didn't sign a declaration to make the announcement official. and this stopped short of the national declaration as well. by calling it a public health emergency it will ease laws and regulations and allow the department to relocate money to battle opioid abuse. that is different than declaring it a national emergency that would make available funds that are usually available for disasters like tornadoes or
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hurricanes but some argue it's not enough. >> what i would say to the president on that is show me the money. >> the white house says they intend to work with congress to allocate additional funds for the opioid crisis and that is just part of the problem and fix the regulations that they eased in recent years and make it harder for the drug enforcement agency to combat the crisis. channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. well, back here it could be the biggest expansion in pennsylvania since the state allowed casinos to open and the plan is sitting on governor wolf's desk but well the $2 million question is will he sign the legislation? sara bloomquist is live now at philadelphia international airport one place that would see changes under the new plan. >> reporter: rickcks that is right. the pennsylvania house sent this
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gambling extension bill to governor wolf earlier today if he signs it gambling could soon be on its way to truck stops and online portales and new casinos and even the airport. one day soon you may check in with your flight and gamble while you wait for it at philadelphia international airport and seven other airports across the commonwealth, interactive gambling lounges are among the plan passed by the pennsylvania house. >> i have no problem with it. it brings money into the state and i don't think it's harming anyone in the airport. >> if that is something you want to do and it's legal have at it. but it has never been attractive to me, i work too hard for my money. the bill allows up to five gaming terminals at truck stops and 10 new mini casino sites and allow both casino and lottery games online. lawmakers hope to squeeze in a
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couple hundred million more from licenses fees and gambling losses. governor wolf has not looked at the bill yet. >> i'll be looking at the code bills and decide what i'll do and take a look at all of them. >> opponents warn it will cause an explosion of gambling and unforeseen consequences. >> the creeping and then we'll just have it in the neighborhoods but certain neighborhoods. the creep of the whole thing. >> reporter: pennsylvania is already the number two commercial casino state in the nation. the state brings in $1.4 billion in taxes from the industry and annually and as we said this measure should draw another 200 million dollars each year. >> thank you. time now for a check of our "action news" traffic report.
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>> thursday evening lets go to matt pellman to see what is going on. >> rolling the dice and coming up short for sure in new jersey this evening. traveling through pennsauken, still have the emergency construction blocking two lanes here on the ramp from the admiral wilson boulevard route 30 eastbound to the airport circle at 130 and 38. causing huge delays eastbound from the ben franklin bridge from single digit speeds like 4 miles per hour. i would stay away. stay local. collings avenue and cane avenue and up on federal street and stay on 73 although there say crash there in mount laurel southbound side at ramble wood parkway the right lane is out of commission and 73 at the tacony palmyra bridge. getting word of a septa bus accident in philadelphia. one minor injury at 17th and lehigh at hoagies. and the southbound side backing up in the normal spot approaching the vine street
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expressway. we'll check it again in the next half hour. chester county's branch of "habitat for humanity" celebrated a big milestone and the group started to build their 150th home this morning in coatesville. officials from wells fargo was on han to present a $160,000 donation to build four more homes in the neighborhood. still ahead on "action news" ailed as a hero for his quick thinking when he saw another diner in need and search pricing at the movies and the test that could be coming to our area that could have you paying more or less to watch blockbusters on the big screen. >> it was cool today and scattered showers and now get ready for a frosty night and i'm tracking a brief warm-up before a weekend soaker. i'll have the details in the accuweather forecast. i no longer live with
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still don't and they don't have good access to bottled drinking water and they start to see cases of a dangerous disease that spread through contaminated water. normally there may be two or three case a month but so far in octob there are 76 confirmed case as cording to the health department and several dozen suspected cases. it could take weeks to restore water to almost everyone. but there is one bright light in the struggle to restore power. tesla gave the childrens puerto solar farm. the working on similar problems across the island. >> and a new jersey state trooper is called a hero for jumping into action to help a man who is choking. >> a man at the table with his son, off duty trooper dennis,
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noticed him struggling to breathe and grabbing his throat. he rush ares over and performs the heimlich maneuver and cleared the airway in less than 10 seconds. it's something that almost everyone can do even if you don't do it perfectly it it work to save a life. i have video demonstrations on my facebook page and also a video for what to do if someone become can unk. and wha to do if you are the one who is choking and you are alone.that my facebook page. good stuff to know thank you ali. philadelphia officials announced a big pledge to go greener in the coming years, it's called the p 20/30 direct and the partnership with prowners and managers and city agencies, cut the water use in half by year 2030. they join a dozen cities part of the 2030 network.
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and author doc henry spoke to students at william penn high. a former bartender worked to reach communes 150,000 people in 17 dinner countries. >> impressive. >> tonight at 11:00 imagine total strangers calling your cell phone non-stop morning to night. it's happening to a south jersey father. here is nydia han with a preview. >> the cell phone belonging to this guy in south jersey keeping ringing and ringing. and you won't believe who is calling? customers of a major credit card company. >> i'm fed up with it. i can't take it anymore. the troubleshooters get the calls to stop and get the results for the credit card customers affected. you could be one of them. a special troubleshooters tonight on "action news" at 11:00.
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for seniors and cutting prices on prescription drugs. "i got to take my hat off to him. he's a man of his word." steve sweeney. because there's more work to do to get south jersey's fair share. breaking news for camden school bus at fairview streets in camden. chopper 6 hd was there, d
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are sketchy and initial reports as the person was passing in front of the bus. it's not clear of the extent of the injuries or if a person was expected to exit on foot the situation is -- and it's person hit by a school bus in camden, new jersey. police are on the scene. we'll bring you more information as it becomes available to us. regal entertainment is testing out surge pricing. partnering with adam ticket ser. you pay more to see a hit movie and less to see one not selling so well. and less to see movies at off peak times. they have not specified what theater they will test at he star in philadelphia and went on to pursue his other true mass
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making films and shared the story of overcoming tragedy with students. tony shown he when on to win championships and won player of nd earned a scholarship to wake forest university. but the tragic murder of his brother and his mom's failing head that led to his death brought him back home and transferred to villanova to play basketball and discovered hi love of movies. the launch of the old head films seriess hoping to give back. >> share my knowledge with them and help them get through their tough times that is what it is all about. >> he will visit other schools to share his message as well. >> good for him. more ahead on "action news" tonight. a check of the forecast for you. taking i live outside camden new jersey never looked prettier. an exclusive accuweather
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forecast when "action news" comes rights back. a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck. i'm serious about moving new jersey forward.
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time for a check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist, cecily tynan is here with the cooler details. >> what a change in a couple of days. we started the week in the 70s. a full week in the 70s seven days straight and yesterday 66 and today the high so far 58
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degrees, that is actually cooler than normal. normal high is 63 and we haven't had many cool days this october. it's a bit of a shock to the system. 58 in philadelphia and cape may 58 and trenton 52 and the poconos currently only 46. satellite 6 along with action radar showing we have showers moving through with what is known as a trough a pool of cool air in the atmosphere. the showers left the region. high pressure is building in and what this means is it's a chilly night. the winds diminishing and 33 in the cooler suburbs and philadelphia 42 and setting the stage for a frost. the frost advisory is posted in the overnight hours at 2:00 in the morning and 9:00 for the north and west counties and interior south jersey for the possible of scattered frost if you still have late season plantings outside a good idea to
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blow a blanket over them. the high pressure is over us, not brighter than today and not as cool. 65 degrees in philadelphia. allentown 63. cape may 64. wilmington 65 a great finish to the work week. the weekend is definitely 50/50 with the high pressure off the coast. on saturday we get the wind flow south-southwest and warm it up into the 70s and good amounts of sunshine to start and increasing clouds and on sunday this is when the jet stream goes negatively tilted and pulls up moisture and periods of rain at times. could get 1 to 3 inches of rain depend on the track of the low pressure not good timing for the eagles game. the five-day at 5:00. saturday the clouds thicken but we start with sunshine and temperatures warm side 72 degrees likely
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arriving overnight on saturday and sunday is looking wet if you head to the eagles game wear the rain gear, 63 degrees behind the system wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour on monday and 58 and tuesday halloween it will be dry and a little bit on the cool side. 59 degrees and speaking of halloween. adam joseph is so brave he is at creamy acres and you are ready to go through the haunted house. be careful adam. >> i'm entering the tunnel spinning around and getting dizzy. five haunted houses and creamy acres and haunted zombie pain paul and hayride. we are going through one of the haunted houses, watch out a rat there, as you go through again the not open to the public. there is someone there. not at least alive, they used to be alive and someone here, and we continue to go through the
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haunted house rick and monica, maybe i'll get scared for you or maybe make a friend. see you guys coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> love it. hope that works out for you. good knowing them. seeing them at 9:00 tonight.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> good evening, again here is what is happening on "action news" tonight. a group of philadelphia business owners say that a long standing ordinance unfairly targets them. they are demanding that the city does something to fix it. the thief uses the cover of darkness to cover their tracks and did not count on surveillance cameras. to catch their every move. through the families efforts going through the same pain and we'll show you. >> now the details, owners of several neighborhood chinese takeout restaurants are tired of being targeted by suspects,
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because of an orderance passed 13 years ago. took their complaints to city hall today. vernon odom is live today in philadelphia with more. >> rick, the chinese restaurant association is among the number of groups, saying they are being treated unfairly compared to other ethnic takeout places across the city and they are demanding changes. >> the good luck chinese restaurant on 60th near cedar, operated by lynn ling and she lives in fear of police who are constantly giving her citations when she doesn't close down by 11:00 p.m. one of hundreds of owners and activists rallying at city hall demanding repeal and changes known as the 11:00 p.m. ordinance. and neighborhoods shut down by 11:00. she is singed out even though other food businesses near her are not targeted enough.
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>> no matter what is your ethnic background should be treated fairly. and --e are be discriminated against. >> councilman david oh wants the changes. >> in 2015, 96% were for chinese takeout and chinese is one percent of the city and 96% is just a huge number. >> complaints come to lni saying there is too much loitering by hoodlums late at night and easy for armed robbers. >> there are issues surrounding the locations in certain neighborhoods relative to behavior and the like and residents have a right to piece and quiet and businesses have a right to run their business and somewhere in the middle lies what is fair.
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>> rick, negotiations in city council are in the offing for changes in the 11:00 p.m. ordinance and how it was implemented across the city. live in west philadelphia, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. we want to update you on the breaking news story last hour a school bus accident the person was hit by the bus. we can report that the person hit was in fact a child. as we mentioned in our last half hour it happened before 5:00 tonight at alabama and fairview streets. chopper 6 hd over the scene here. can you see police on the scene as well. we are trying to determine the condition of the child that was struck by the bus. and exactly what happened. we hear it was a little boy. not sure if it was exited the bus and simply on foot and truck by the bus but we are following the breaking news story from camden.
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a man and woman were shot in south jersey late last night but managed to make it to philadelphia to find help. police found the pair at 5th street at 11:0030 and they told authorities they were shot in camden. both were taken to hahnemann hospital and investigators in camden and philadelphia are trying to figure it all out. a thief pulled off a heist at a philadelphia fast food restaurant and the surveillance video was taken inside of the checker of oregon avenue in south philadelphia. the suspect broke in at 6:00 a.m. last month. pried open several cash registers and grabbed money. and then took off. when you recognized the man in the surveillance video police would like toe talk to you. and the same man they say hit two banks in the same day. they hope someone will recognize him. this man robbed the philadelphia credit union branch on baltimore
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avenue in southwest philadelphia yesterday. the suspect walked in and asked about opening an account. when he could not produce identification he left and 30 minutes later he came back and hands the teller a threatening note and left with a bagful of crash. and later yesterday afternoon police say he robbed a bank in delaware winter. lawyers for bob mendez plan to file for a mistrial. because of the judge preventing them from adequately presenting their case. his co-defendant told judge william walls he is prevented from showing the documents that would prove there was no criminal intent. he is accused of taking bribes for lobbying officials on behalf of him. and the majority of philadelphians approve of -- and
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streets and public safety were ranked as the top three services that need work. more than 80% of residents rated overall city services as excellent, good or fair and mayor kenney is committed to making improvements. >> and two diner owners will sit in cardboard boxes raising money for covenant house. not only will pastor dave delaney not only sleep outside but proceeds from every meal served at the diner between 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. be donated to the cause. >> it's definitely starting to feel like fall out there right now. a great time to have prehalloween fun. that is what adam joseph did at creamy acre farm in mullica hill for a fall adventure this week. >> he is hiding.
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>> are you there? is it okay to go in there? i found one person. happy place. happy place. there is snakes, this is a snake room. you know how i feel about snakes although they are fake it's still creepy. meredith come over here. would you go first? ladies first isn't that how it goes? so guys this is five haunted houses on the grounds here of creamy acres, it's it's largest of the haunted houses in the state of new jersey and ranked one of the best in the state as well. and christmas time what should we think? lets go see santa? i don't think he is real? oh my gosh! i thought he wasn't and who is this -- it's a weird creepy elf.
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oh -- she climbs on the table. i don't like christmas anymore. so guys there is plenty to do here. not only do they have five haunted houses, is it safe for me to go in this room a haunted hayride and painted zombie pained hayride. >> have a happy holiday. >> i will now. thank you. guys so lets go to a different room lets go to a different room. guys we'll continue to explore and give you the seven-day forecast, we have plenty of rain to talk about for the eagles game. coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> he is so polite. so civil as well. >> he can rewrite -- okay. thank you adam. >> at least seven camden county sheriffs are celebrating promotes.
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they increased their ranks today and gave out more than a dozen awards to his staff for their bravery and courage and other officers were recognized. >> very nighttime for a check of the traffic center thursday night. >> and lets look for him fleeing mullica hills, new jersey. construction here in pennsauken the good old airport circle. a couple of lanes are blocked coming off the admiral wilson boulevard 30 eastbound side look agent single digit speeds coming away from the ben franklin and i would think alternates. how long it was going to last. and collingswood avenue would be better bets. and a crash at nicholson road, that is in the process of clearing. one in mount laurel, beyond the
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turnpike ramble wood parkway and in the backlog a vehicle broke down 295. double trouble there. you with want to use 78 or 70 instead. a slow going on 95 southbound 202 the concord pike and northbound is backing up because of the ongoing construction by tally road and the bus accidents, one in north philadelphia 17th and lehigh involving a septa bus and the other in camden to avoid at alabama and fairview involve that school bus we are telling you about that. walt whitman bridge overnight tonight from 10:00 until 4:00 a.m. stopping traffic for 20 minutes at a time. from you out and about overnight avoid the construction. don't use the walt whitman bridge. during the overnight hours and don't use the burlington bristol bridge coming up in 20 minutes or so. an opening for a northbound ship just after 6:00. and stay on the turnpike
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corrector. rick and monica back over to you. >> all right thank you. still ahead on "action news" a little puff has earned every minutes of down time to chew this bone. why he and his police partner are celebrating today. >> and why they are working with heated metal in center city to achieve beautiful pieces of art. >> and ducis rogers will break down the next opponent the san francisco 49ers. and adam joseph with the full forecast. joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing.
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it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye. she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people, regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah.
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it was a different type of retirement party at philadelphia headquarters today saying good-bye to a loyal member chance the arson dog. he was honored at a special ceremony for six years of dedication and service. as a member of the arson task force chase responded to close to 900 fire scenes. and the 9-year-old lab quite a sendoff as his colleagues said thank you and good-bye. living in the life of leash with his partner, fire lieutenant
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george juarez. and the eagles have the best record in the nfl and the next opponent is winless. ducis rogers and ron jaworsky look at what to do to take them down and not take them for granted. >> jaws on paper this would seem to be the eagles homecoming week. how do they present themselves from falling into the trap. >> this one is on doug peterson this is the week he has to create a crisis in that locker room challenge his football players and challenge his assistant coaches, don't believe in that 6-1 record. get ready for the 49ers that is all that matters. on monday night the eagles defeated the red skins but started out slow. >> it's amazing i'm at the game and the eagles were sloppy in that first quarter, like 32 yards total offense and looking for big plays to ignite them and this is where the coaches come into play.
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lets go to the 64 yard touch down to matt col ens, 3:32 left in the second quarter and beautiful play design and coaching comes into play protect the quarterback first. you see the block and burton comes inside and he is going to block. along with the five blockers, you have seven man protection and the seven route, and alshon jeffrey with the intermediate route and out and up and here comes the explosive play the play the eagles need to get going. they had been sluggish and sloppy. for carson wentz. seven man protection inpoint accuracy for the deep throw, look at this pocket. i love that, i would still play with a pocket like that. touch down philadelphia. and now back in the game. at 10-10 and then they get the ball back and second quarter, you want to get the explosive
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plays, they get it the red skins come and bring pressure and bring the blitz and carson wentz sees that and knows he gets zach ertz on a deep crosser and need the nice comfortable cradle to throw from and this offensive line was terrific and good protection and look at this 46 yard game by the eagles, pinpoint accuracy once again to zach ertz from carson wentz. a stair step and brush him off. and zach beats him every single time. the explosive play were the signature plays for the eagles if the first half. who wins on sunday and why. they come in way rookie quarterback in the second nfl start and sacked five times by the dallas cowboys. jim schwartz turns his defense loose and wins it 31-10.
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they talk about the sixers melt down at the wells fargo center it was not pretty. he is jaw, he is not pretty. back to you guys. mr. peterson. thanks. i'm pretty psyched. did you get fios too? no, was i supposed to get fios? mr. peterson. fios is a 100% fiber-optic network. it's like it was invented to stream 4k movies and shows. how do you know so much about tv and internet? the internet. right. streaming is only as good as your internet. so get the best internet - with the 100% fiber-optic network - get fios - now just $79.99 per month for fios gigabit connection plus tv and phone.
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after 8 years of chris christie, is kim guadagno the change new jersey really needs? guadagno is christie's hand-picked successor. says she's "proud to be part of the christie administration." guadagno was chris christie's right hand as our schools came under attack, critical services were underfunded, and our credit rating was downgraded...11 times. from the bridge to the beach, we've seen it all, and we've had enough. kim guadagno isn't the change we need. ? students at the pennsylvania academy of fine arts made 12
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inch miniatures of miguel and antonio to promote more on the exhibition opening next week. cool. >> all right very cool and hot. we head out to meteorologist, adam joseph, live at the creamy acres farm at mullica hill for this week's fall and spooky adventure. how you doing adam. >> they all think it's funny. put me in the haunted house the first fall adventure hilarious. going through here creamy acres. they are known for the terror of nights here. and it is terrifying and every room is different and the whole movie "it" is coming out and the clown room they are going through and i don't think any of these are living characters or actors i believe. we'll do a lot more exploring in here and do the forecast or maybe you want to do it for me. take a look at the temperatures,
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it was very cool out there today. temperatures in the 50s. for the most part all afternoon rounds of showers that passed through the area. with temperatures held in the 50s and stayed in the 50s that is where we are right now. the showers moved on and pushing out as well. the showers in new england at this point. drier air coming in from the south and west. the clear skies move in tonight. and tonight mainly clear and cold and 34 in the suburbs, 42 for center city. and as you see the 30s, in the surrounding suburbs it's a frost advisory for 2:00 a.m. north of the pennsylvania turnpike, interior south jersey as well. where you see the 30s there is patchy frost by tomorrow morning. we warm it quite nicely here, high pressure off virginia for your friday and mostly sunny and 65 degrees, back to normal and way above normal into saturday. sun and clouds and high into new
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england. and strong low pressure developing over the great lakes and the cold front draping east will link with some topical moisture as we get into the second half of the weekend. and on sunday uh-oh -- i hear a baby crying in here. i don't think it's a nice baby. as we get into the second of the weekend future tracker showing we could see more than an ink of rain, and 2 inches of rain in the area. a true soaking coming in on sunday in time for the eagles. as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. 65 tomorrow, and saturday sun and clouds and 72 degrees and back well above normal. heavy at times on sunday. and 66 degrees even the winds will howl here and gusts near 55 miles per hour. and drys out and cools out on monday and 58. halloween a chill at 59 degrees, and then on wednesday, sun and
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clouds, 60 a week from now more rain coming in from a cold front of 65 degrees. >> did you hear this? do you want to go first? >> i'll go first. we'll continue to go through here and guys they have three more night, tonight, tomorrow night and saturday night and again there is five haunted houses. and then there is that haunted hayride. it's this guy -- you are not very nice. is there another room in here? we continue to go through here, it's actually a lot of fun and it is massive. oh gosh -- what do you think? that is what i do in a haunted house, i grab people's legs and that kind of thing. we are many some type of torture chamber in here.
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guys -- what! nothing. there is nothing behind there i don't think. we'll find our way out and maybe go in this cage or something or go that way. guys check it out have a happy safe halloween and the weather looks great next tuesday and hopefully not this spooky. rick and monica next time i'm taking you. >> not if you grab my legs i'm not going. no thank you. not at all. all right. >> get out of there adam. >> all right thanks adam. today $50,000 was presented to the national fallen firefighters foundation. in honor of a local hero that died in the line of duty. lieutenant andy boyd an avid surfer worked with the fire department since 2011, since his death a paddle out fundraiser is held each year in his honor.
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steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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now jim gardner up next with these stories next at 6:00. in camden a child was struck by a school bus. for rick williams and the entire "action news" team i'm nora muchanic. if you can help me save on my energy bill. we can do that. great. i live in a post-war, pre-war, mid-century home and the heating system is a turbine, hvac, reverse hydrogen, boiler pipe unit. well sir, peco can visit your home and show you how to save up to 20% a year. ♪ hmmmm. you don't have to be an expert. because now peco will visit your home and help you save. peco. the future is on.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. it is thursday night and the big story on "action news" tonight is breaking news in camden.
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where a school bus struck and seriously injured a child. chopper 6 hd was over the accident scene along alabama and fairview streets. the accident happened just before 5:00. and this is viewer video from the ground it shows medics attending to the child's injuries, while witnesses offered comfort. the child was struck while crossing in front of the bus. that child is being treated at cooper medical center. not clear if the child was on the bus and had just gotten off. bringing you the new information when you get is here at a rash of home burglaries in abington township. happening on jericho road and two more robberies happening tuesday. in all three cases, the bandits got through open windows. when the residents were asleep. the 1400 block of


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