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what witnesses saw that sent chills down their spines. plus a private service for prince. how friends and family celebrated his life. keep it here. winners are showing up all over pennsylvania. and with more than 500,000 winners of match 6, cash 5, and treasure hunt every single week, that's not a big surprise. winners, winners everywhere! play today!
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♪ right now on fox 29 news at 10:00, police are looking for a killer who gunned down a man in north philadelphia. investigators say a 36-year-old man was shot several times inside a car on west hunting park. police say, g evening i'm done timmeney. i apologize here. we're having technical difficulties. woman i was a victim avenue kidnapping and she survived a terrifying ordeal. fox 29's sabina kuriakose is live at the philadelphia special victims unit and sabina, you talked to witnesses.
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>> reporter: we did, dawn. we spoke in fact with the people who ran to help her when all of this hammed and we have just learned the victim has now left the hospital and she's here at the special victims unit where she is currently being enter viewed by detectives. now we do know, though, dawn, whoever did this is still on the loose. police don't know yet whether it is one person or several people. but again they're still on the loose and we spoke to people who helped her. >> it was ridiculous. i never seen nothing like that. >> reporter: daring escape in broad daylight. in front of monique wright's front stoop at the corner of 57th and large wood she first heard a woman screaming for help. then she saw the blood soaked victim flagging down passengers by. the bindings from alleged kidnapping and sexual assault still clinging to the woman's hands. >> she was like real bloody she still had duct tape on her and stuff like that. she was like half naked. real distraught looking looking
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for help. everybody was calling 911 for her. >> reporter: 20-year-old victim just escaped an 11-hour long abduction. it started early this morning around 4:00 o'clock when investigators say the victim was forced at gun point into a black car near the corner of 49th and lancaster in the city's parkside neighborhood. police say at least one man the 23-year-old gunman sexually assaulterred the young woman and 2 miles away around 3:00 this afternoon, witnesses herd scre screams and the screech avenue car. they saw the traumatized woman still in her sundress fleeing for her life. >> she was just real scared, you know i couldn't really see her face because she had lot of blood. she was praying real loud. she was hysterical. it was sad. >> the woman was able to free herself from the duct tape and escape the vehicle. witnesses say she may have have been dropped off by her assailant. authorities described the suspect's car as black four door vehicle with tinted windows and a trash bag covering the rear driver's side window.
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again, just minutes ago we learn the victim has now left the hospital and she did arrive here to the special victims unit where she's now being spoken to with detectives. now, police have described one assailant they know he's 23-year-old. he has dread locks and long beard they're asking if you know anything to call svu. dawn, back to you. >> all right, thank you so much, is a bean inform police are looking for a killer who gunned down a man in north philadelphia. investigators say a 36-year-old man was shot several times inside a car. this was on west huntington street and it was just before 5:00 o'clock this evening. police say the gunman had on a water department vest or jacket. human remains are found along the banks of the cooper river in pennsauken. police say volunteers who were part of a spring cleanup program found human skulls and several bones near the 2900 block of admiral wilson boulevard.
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investigators are now working to identify those remains. on your radar tonight, a pretty nice looking sun day. let's get right over to fox 29 meteorologist dave warren. i'd say it's a 10, dave. >> dave tomorrow, maybe just a little chill in the morning. that's all we have to get through tomorrow. we got through the rain today. it moved on through. this is early this morning. pretty much solid area of rain from along i-95 through new jersey and delaware off the coast now. it was a bit breezy today but that wind is dying down. the skies are clear. that's low temperature the day so far. 58 we had 60 this morning. so we are setting our lows now and they will continue to drop overnight tonight. little cooler north and west. mid 50s to the south. not as windy. winds will die down. it's clear. that means chilly start tomorrow morning. below 40 especially north and west they'll seat chill yesterday temperatures tomorrow. high today was 70 not bad. 58 right now that is the current low temperature look at all these numbers dropped quickly
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dropping overnight. 40s and a few 30s especially north and west. so there's that chill in the morning. coming up we have warmer weather returning and some rain. i'll track it all in the seven day forecast that's coming up in a bit, dawn. >> dave, thank you. the life of music legend prince is celebrated this evening in a private ceremony. public sift announce the super star's remains were cremated a small group gathered today at paisley park to say goodbye. the 57-year-old died thursday at his compound in suburban minneapolis. an autopsy was performed yesterday but no cause of death was announced. officials say it could be four weeks before the results are released or even longer. his publicist says the final storage of prince's cremated remains will be private and that a musical celebration will be held at a future date. of course, fans continue to pay their respects at paisley park. some are placing purple balloons and flowers on the fence outside the compound where prince lived
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and worked. so many people continuing to mourn the loss of the music super star. >> just having him here, knowing how big he was in the world and to have him still here at home, i feel proud to be home. i'm proud to say i'm a minnesota because this manmade us on the map. >> prince was last seen alive when acquaintance dropped him off at paisley park on wednesday night. the ben franklin bridge is lit in a special purple tonight in honor of prince. the delaware river port authority ceo says the lighting is just a small way to memorialize and honor prince' as mazing talent. many buildings, bridges and iconic structures are celebrating his legacy with similar tributes. head to the polls for primaries on tuesday including voters in delaware and pennsylvania.
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today hillary clinton called on her husband to rally supporters in our area. former president hit the stage in ambler. clinton says his wife has the best plans for the economy and correcting inequality in the country. >> all i can tell you is, from the first time i met her 45 years ago till i said goodbye this morning, she's the best change maker i've ever known and we need change makers. >> while the president was busy in pennsylvania, hillary clinton hit the campaign trail in rhode island and connecticut. in center city bernie sanders supporters gathered for a march around city hall. the group movement for bernie says sanders supports $15 minimum wage, free college, resonates with voters he spent part of his day on a stomach in that wilmington before moving to married. donald trump focusing his attention on connecticut today. the republican frontrunner went on the attack against his arrivals for the gop nomination
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at a rally in bridgeport. trump told supporters he is not changing his behavior or his policy positions. now his pledge comes a day after his chief adviser assured party leaders that trump would start acting more presidential. meanwhile ted cruz stumping outside minnesota. he's hoping enough delegates will force a contested gop convention, are be sure to stay tuned fox 29 tuesday night. coverage starting at 10:00 o'clock. police in ohio are scrambling to figure out who target add family and why. seven adults an teenager were killed execution style. their bodies were found yesterday. it's a horrible story. fox 29's bryan llenas looks at the investigation. >> reporter: at this hour, no arrests have been made. authorities now searching for at least one shooter investigators working through the night have interviewed over 30 people and search warrants are out as the
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four devastatingly horrific crime scenes are being analyzed. quote grizzly execution style killings. that is how investigators in pike county a small rural community of just about 28,000 people in southeast ohio are describing the multiple shooting scenes in four separate homes. eight people from the same family all shot in the head, seven adults and a 16 year old. some were killed as they slept including a mother and in her bed with four day old baby nearby. that baby and two other small children were thankfully not hurt. victims all members of the roden familiar al reportedly large and well-known family in the area. >> it's such a tragic, tragic situation. what's happening. they've got a lot of questions. who committed the crime. things like that. and i can't imagine what they're going through right now. >> reporter: three of the family homes are win about a mile of one another. authorities don't know yet why this family was targeted. they are urging surviving members of the family to take precautions while the shooter or shooters are on the loose.
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authorities say it's highly unlikely this was murder suicide which is why there is now a manhunt underway. while there's no specific threats in the community as of last night if residents should lock their doors and remain alert the sheriff saying i would. the family is thanking everyone for their prayers. anyone with information is asked to call one-855-byi ohio. in new york, bryan llenas, fox news. investigation is underway into what caused several conrail freight trains to derail in northern jersey this happened in jersey city earlier today. the good news is, police say no one was hurt and no hazardous materials were spilled. still ahead on fox 29 news at 10:00, a knock at the door in the middle of the night and the costly crime. where neighbors may not sleep well in the city tonight. plus run away cars leading to a massive recall. the problem that could cause certain models to roll away. plus, gourmet foods packed
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with pot. right around the corner. the hottest new trend in local marijuana delivery coming up next. >> dave. >> temperatures trending down. overnight tonight. the rain has cleared out but it's not going away for long it comes back in the seven day forecast. i'll show what it means for this coming week a little bit later.
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street woke up to find this, tires on at least 13 vehicles slashed overnight. muhammed sharif says he's one of the victims. >> i was sleeping and at 3:00 o'clock in the morning, 3:30 in the morning the cops banked on my door and i came outside and they said someone slashed our tires. >> reporter: sharif showed us the new tires he went out to purchase this morning burning $300 hole in his pocket. >> i'm grateful they didn't break my glass. >> reporter: philadelphia police say when neighbors responded to the scene they found the suspect on the corner of 17th street. sitting on the ground next to a dark colored honda civic with a knife and a cell phone. the 54-year-old man was taken into custody. few cars on this side of the street were spared. even the ymca bus got hit. police and neighbors are hoping the ymca cameras can help with the investigation. our cameras were rolling as roadside assistance pulled up to help fix dominique johnson's flat. johnson is another neighbor on the block who has a bright attitude on a groom me saturday
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morning. >> some people are not blessed to be able to replace it. i am so that's what i'm thankful for. it doesn't happen too often i wouldn't expect it to happen again. >> reporter: in graduate hospital jennifer joyce, fox 29 news. in new jersey, police say a man breaks into a car repair shop and only gets away with $2 but he caused so much more damage in the process. now police are looking to identify this guy. they say he broke into garey's easy auto repair shop in quinton township, salem county. he broke a window to get inside and once he was in, well, police say he ransack the place. he also broke the front driver's side window of the vehicle that was park on the lot. well it was like fox -- fox watching the hen house much that's how sheriffs deputes are describing a prescription drug rink in florida. investigators put together operation script rip and buster the ring. they say when a doctor left his office in pinellas county his medical assistant would use prescription -- his prescription
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pad to write a prescription fioricet sedatives. then she'd send one of the 40 people involve in the ring to fill it. police say if pharmacy tried to verify the script with legitimate the medical assistant would answer the phone when they call. >> this could continue to grow and grow and mushroom and they would continue to get recruiters and she had a thing going. a lucrative thing going. >> investigators say the doctor was not aware of what was going on at all and will not face any charges. well move over bobby flay and wolfgang puck there are new cooks in the kitchen and you won't believe what is in their secret recipes. marijuana. fox 29's chris o'connell the exploding under ground business of edible pot. ♪ >> we have a blood orange pound cake with a glaze. >> reporter: from the smell of the kitchen -- >> i use um poured oils from italy. >> reporter: you'd think you were at a ritzy bake roo.
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>> belgium chocolate with solid cherry white chocolate. >> reporter: but these ain't your grandma's brownies. no, these culinary creations are chock with of concentrated high end marijuana. >> i have me dry in can you culinary arts. i've been chef for he will over 27 years now. >> these two entrepreneurs cooked up their own line of edible marijuana products called loud tweets. >> we do pass a at a. we do barbecue sauces. hot sauces. we do pizzas. >> reporter: cereal bars, iced teas, cookies, gourmet brownies and a customer favorite dizzy doughnuts. >> all infused with cannabis. >> we have a miriad of patients everywhere ptsd to cancer patients. >> reporter: they say they are in the business of helping people. >> it all started with brother with cancer. >> this brings life back into him. i literally see when he eats a donut i see him get you will and
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eat real food now. i see him laughing a little bit more instead of sitting there, you know, suffering. >> reporter: their customers come from word of mouth referrals, social media let's you know of specials or pop-up pizza shops around the city. >> how do you get away with this? >> it's not so much about getting away with it because i don't feel like i'm doing anything wrong. we helping someone stop taking epilepsy medicine by baking a donut a donut, seriously. what am i doing wrong? i don't feel as i'm doing anything wrong. therefore i have no fear in what i do. >> reporter: it wouldn't take much for a child to take little nibble off of this small bite and would be high. >> reporter: but police say products like these are ending up in the hands of children. >> this taffy has been infused with thc also. >> reporter: in february, kids in florida got sick after eating edible cereal and gummy bears last week. in february, bensalem police
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arrested a man for selling pot brownies to middle school kids. >> we're not talking 20 year olds here. we're talking 14 year old kids while they're in school. so how they supposed to learn when they're all stoned out on marijuana brownies? >> reporter: it's law. >> in week where pennsylvania just legalized some forms of medical marijuana, pot advocates like na poe says it's time to tax and regulate cannabis just like alcohol. >> we caught up with him making a medicated brunch of bacon -- >> we have our candied medicated bacon. >> eggs and marijuana inn advertised fused hot sauce. >> in legal states edibles take up 40% of the sales. i think that's because a lot of people are trying things for the first time or they're making return to marijuana and they want to start by eating a cookery or a brownie. >> reporter: poe estimates there are dozens of commercial edible marijuana businesses operating underground in the city some of them, yes, even
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deliver. many owners think police have more important crimes to fight, and these guys are looking to grow their business as attitudes and tolerance of marijuana seems to be changing. >> some day i hope to have food trucks and brick and mortar and help as many people as we can. >> reporter: in center city, chris o'connell, fox 29 news. group of teenagers gets a big surprise in vatican city. what pope francis did that they never saw coming. plus something strange about his kitten. the life-saving bond a mother cat is forming with two rather unlikely creatures much that's coming up.
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for britain. >> if i think of the world today, and i think of the people who have an influence, have had an influence on the world today shakespeare is right up there with all of them and part of our lives, he's possibly the most quoted person that we know win, you know, the last 500 years any way. and we owe him such a lot. president obama who wrapped up a visit in the uk honored the playwright and poet. his motorcade was captured on a tour of shakespeare's globe theater in london. meantime president obama now heading to germany where protesters are waiting to send him a message. 30,000 people demonstrated against the trance atlantic trade and april fifty three many partnership known as tip it lowers tariffs and proceed obama says it will lead to new job growth. trade unions and green groups argue it will actually drive
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down wages and erode environmental standard. ed president will arrive in hanover in the morning to open the world's largest industrial fare. he'll be leading a delegation of american companies hoping to enter new markets abroad. still ahead intercity students who never had voice are finally being heard. what they're saying that is saving lives. plus doctors using modern technology to uncover the secrets of a 2300-year-old mummy. what they hope to learn. dave? hoping no more rain out and there it looks that way here. ultimate doppler all clear right now. that rain pushed to the south but change is on the way. the rain comes back and warmer temperatures. the numbers want to expect this coming week coming up in the seven day forecast ♪
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forecast. fox 29's dave warren with your forecast coming up in about 10 minutes. purple reign is falling tonight at the los angeles county museum of art. the rain room opened last fall but it turned purple to honor prince. he died at paisley park in suburban minneapolis on thursday. prince's remains were cremated and a private memorial service was held for him today. the latest patient at caramel medical center in israel is older than some of the others to be more specific he's 2300 years old he's a mummy under going a ct scan for the very first time. john huddy has more on what doctors and archaeologists learned from the procedure. >> reporter: the crate was carefully rolled into the caramel medical center in isra israel. inside perhaps the most unique patient to ever undergo ct scan at the hospital. a 2,300-year-old mummy.
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curator of classical archeology at the israel museum. she says it's the first time a mummy has undergone a cat scan in israel. of course, it's the only mummy in israel. >> so this is all new. >> yes. >> as far as technically and logistic klee doing this. >> they help us to understand the mummification process. >> forming a cat stan on the mummy allows them to build a profile of it for the israel museums farrow exhibition. after the cat scan experts watch history unfold before their ey eyes. >> this is a scan and these are muscles. unbelievable. this is probably the superficial femoral artery. >> the artery. >> yes. >> usually archaeologists just fine dry bones not tissue, muscles and arteries even most
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of the team were intact. the mummy was thought to be a young man. but dr. chairman radiology department at caramel medical center said it was a mail 50 to 60 years old who suffered from a disease that plagues people even now more than 2,000 years later. >> we were surprised to find that the guy has osteoporosis with multiple cerebral ruptures. we're thinking it's a disease of the modern human being but it was there 3,000 years ago. >> reporter: they're still trying to figure out how the mummy died but they're hoping to get an answer before it goes on display in june at the israel museum. in israel, john huddy, fox news. if you think the stair climber at the gym is tough, the challenge that some people from our area took today is way out of your league. wait until you see this. all these people climbed 1,092
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steps at the comcast center to raise awareness for blood cancer research sponsored by the lls. the big climb began 30 years ago and has been spreading across the country ever since. this is the first one by the way held in philadelphia. hearts were racing for a different thrill. part of center city. roads road down zipline in the middle of broad street. how cool is that? it was part of a finale for the philadelphia international festival of arts. this block party included performances -- rides and food vendors,. and to your fox 29 weather authority. it was pretty nice day once the rain cleared on out, dave? >> rain cleared out. little bit of rain to start. >> yeah. >> until about noon things drastically changed. >> even a little humid out the there. >> that's about to change. wait until you feel tomorrow morning you'll need the coats. suburbs down into the 30s. chill is in the air right now ultimate doppler all clear. rain is gone. not going to see anything coming into the area overnight tonight. or early tomorrow.
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wider view shows we're all cle clear. no rain moving in and last few hours that rain push out. temperatures are different. they're dropping quickly. lows of the day so far right now is only about 60 this morning. but now we're down below 60 so that is the low temperature right here in philadelphia. mid 50s to the south. focusing here on the north and western suburbs, fours dropping down below that by tomorrow morning. 36 what you could be waking up to. there's a bit of a breeze. i don't really think they'll be much frost developing. temperatures drops down into the 30s grab the coat before you step out if you're out early. 43 not quite as cool here along 95. and right about 40 to the south. the headline is that is the coldest temperature we'll see for while. as we jump up into the 60s tomorrow. and drop into the upper 40s but we're back into the 70s as soon as monday. so here's the temperatures tomorrow afternoon. mid 60s. we'll get that cooler breeze coming in off the ocean.
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then we jump into the 70s upper 70s, maybe even close to 80 on monday. now what's causing this well it's a storm developing and pulling up a lot of warm air and we have this boundary of the warm and cool air just to the north of us by monday but that will be focus for some rain and that will impact the area by tuesday here for the primaries. this will be a period of rain coming in. early tuesday it's up north but as the cooler air work its way south, that steadier rain comes right through philadelphia by about 2:00 o'clock. and then through new jersey and delaware by about three, 4:00 o'clock and that's where it is by 6:00 o'clock. let's talk about challenging temperature forecast here these are the numbers. 70s close to 80 to the south. once that rain comes through it will drop to about 49 in mount pocono. 30-degree temperature range this is just prediction now but certainly we can see a huge temperature range between north and south there on tuesday. so we could start off fairly
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mild. 70 when the polls open. mid 70s at noon dropping to the 60s and 50s with the rain continuing off and on it will be clearing out, though, it does help the allergies a little bit. they do improve a little on tuesday. otherwise they're high. sunday, monday and again there on wednesday. seven day forecast, it gets little cooler once the rain clears out by bense we're back to 45 in the morning. a few showers late on thursday. by friday and saturday, just a few showers. but it looks like it's clearing out by next weekend. walks we have here saturday and sunday. >> all right. dave, thank you. well still ahead on fox 29 news at 10:00 he thought it was gone forever but one man's class rink is returned after 40 years. how it mater it back on his finger after so long. plus something a little strange about this litter of kittens. a bond a mother cat is forming with two unlikely critters coming up next.
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cardinal dougherty high school in northeast philadelphia celebrating 50 years since winning the world music
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competition in holland. their tour back in 1966 also included performances at the vatican and before princess grace of monaco. the alumni ban put on this special performance tonight. a class rink is return to florida man 40 years after he lost it. social media played a big part in the reunion. jerry, says he thought the class ring he'd given to his high school sweetheart and eventually his bride had been lost forever but decades later, he received a facebook message from a complete stranger. it turns out a pair of retire teachers who actually taught at his jacksonville alma mater had his ring. it was given to them bite owner of the alabama home that he lived in while serving in the air force in 1970. the teachers were able to track him down using the initials engraved on the inside of that rink. >> it's just an mazing thing that -- that two retired school teachers voluntary actually came
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across it. what's the chances? you know. >> what are the chances. he had the rink sized for his wife when they were gate date back in 1965. she says the ring still fits after all these years. chrysler is recalling more than a million vehicles worldwide. the affected models include the dodge charger, chrysler 300 sedans and jeep grand cherokee suv's. the company says the gear shifts could be confusing to drivers. fiat chrysler says there have been as many as 41 injuries because drivers mistakenly believe they had put auto mat tick vehicles in park. the company will update the vehicles to automatically prevent them from moving even if the driver pulls to put the vehicle in park. the company did not say when the fix would become available to owners. still ahead on fox 29 news at 10, intercity students who never had a voice are finally being heard. what they're saying that is saving lives.
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♪ from animals form unlikely alliance. a cat in ukraine has become a mother figure to two baby squirrels. after delivering a litter of kittens the baby squirrels were placed among the new rivals and she opened her heart feeding them and cuddling with them. the one month old squirrels were rescued after someone found them abandoned. by the way it means squirrel. two leg chihuahua gets new lease on life thanks to some good samaritans. one-year-old joey was born with a deformity on his front legs makes it hard for him to walk. now he's mobile thanks to brand new wheelchair. last month stray chihuahua was taken by animal res mew phoenix. agency raised money for his wheelchair through facebook. >> thanks to the generosity of some of our donors, we've gotten him a wheelchair.
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he has taken to the wheelchair pretty well. he'll be able to do things like go to the park, walk around on sidewalks. >> aww. animal rescue is now looking for a home for joey. performances with words that bring some to tears. some of these teens are saving their own lives with the power of poetry and it's all thanks to small group of dedicated teachers who came up with a way to reach struggling students. our joyce evans shows us how these inspirational young people are takin taking on the world ad winning one poem at a time. >> reporter: they're gritty. they're raw. they're real.
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they are the reign world champions of the brave new voi voices. teenagers, 13 to 19 years old, poetry, songs and beats. human instruments. a very different sound of philadelphia. greg corbin is founder and executive director of the silly youth poetry movement. >> very raw. these young people speak from a truthful space. that society often neglects or frowns upon. >> reporter: he knows. greg comes from the same deep dark place. a place that silences, destroys spirits or ends the very lives of some of these young people. >> a lot of issues come through our door. young people have that have been neglected, even at home or just
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dealing with school, some young people don't feel safe walk to go school or in school. >> reporter: greg program director kate minor and artistic director perry, maintain a safe place for these teens to open up and find their voices. >> i know you don't care enough to teach. >> for them to bring it out, some of them are like wait to go burst. all i was looking for is an opportunity. >> come up on the board. >> some of them you got to take the time. >> reporter: ballard. alter ego rico. human beat box on the mike. >> i'm a whole other person. >> reporter: she says she knew she was a poet but too shy to let anybody know it. >> reporter: you shy? >> yes. >> reporter: really? >> yes. >> reporter: how? >> i can't even explain it. >> we're going to do a little simulation. >> reporter: she was failing in school. and in life. she only came here for extra credit.
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>> the table have totally flipped for me. because i was that student that didn't even want to come to school, now i'm coming to school ready to share my knowledge. >> for them their poetry gives them space for them to be a lot of the things they witness in their communities and say we aren't going to be silenced. >> reporter: many here found their voices and stepped up their grades. through english teacher kate minor's poetry club. at the academy at palumbo. like nadin, mike white and smith. >> it helps my confidence because i can knauer argue things i know. >> safe space where you can talk about, you know, what's going on with you.
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people here have resources to epp help you. they helped me get through a lot of tough times in my life. >> you're putting your would you describe out there. you'll know if it resonates witness crowd want they like to hear. >> ♪ >> reporter: professional vok uss io. nist demonstrates how she communicates. >> so growing up in germantown witness name bethlehem you can imagine. ♪ >> she uses her entire body and voice with and without words. she told the kids it takes time to find their groove. when they do, they'll never lose it. ♪ >> that's what's all about. it's not going to be easy. it's not going to be comfortable but if you can dare to do it that's like half the battle right there.
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>> reporter: the battle to center stage is the grand slam a sold out crowd. likes six poe et cetera descend they're crown for the fourth time. mike and scharr mean in a made the cut. the philly team heading to the world brave new voices slam in d.c. >> i knew eventually i'd be back. it's the best job. i can't see myself doing anything differently. >> getting to watch kids on stage do something that they felt was once impossible. >> it's going to be a world -- it's cool to be a world champi champion. young people can be a champion with or without a trophy. >> report roar joyce evans. >> maikel franco back at it again the phillies emerging star
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comes up with another big hit and high-scoring game out in milwaukee. plus the flyers back in philly hoping to postpone the series they've won their last two. but they're not happy with themselves. fine out why next in sports.
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♪ the flyers keeping hope alive
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after being zero-three they won the last two and notal the pressure is on the capitals. flyers at this point can't just play three easy they have all the pressure on them in those play off demons about to pop up. the reason the flyers are back in this thing the switch with steve mason to neuvirtmh in game five he had 44 saves shutting out the capitals but the flyers still aren't happy with themselves. did he great but everyone else these step up their game in they want to complete a come back. >> we're not going to play like we played last game. we had unbelievable performance from michael and we intend to go out there tomorrow night haven't a way better game. a hundred% better game. >> if we play the game like we did last game i don't think we'll have the same out come. awake up call for us. we know we can play better.
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we know we can come out stronger haven't a better 60 minutes. >> you look at everybody and probably the guy in net was outstanding but other than we have to be better. i don't think anybody kidding themselves to think we should have won last night. we did win and we'll move on and we got to win tomorrow but we need a better effort from our group. >> game six tomorrow at noon. some other play off hockey penguins taking on the rangers. game five pittsburgh up three-one and the penguins putting the rangers out of their misery. two on one break right here. ryan russ finishes with no one in his face penguins win six-three advancing to the second round where they'll await the capitals or hopefully the flyers. to baseball. the phillies on two game winning streak and suddenly their offense is exploding. they have 10 wins in the last 10 games -- 10 runs in the last 10 games. the runs continue to pour in again the brewers. a little scare earlier in the
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game. going from bunt going to first he looks like he pulled a hamstring. he had to be helped all the field. he wouldn't come back. bottom of the third phils up three-one. brett in the game for morgan. braun makes him pay. he hits a two run bomb that tied the game at three. but the very next inning maikel franco does it once again this guy stepping up big. three run shot to left. franco's sixth homer of the season. phils currently leading seven seven-six in the ninth hopefully not losing another lead like they did the first couple games of the season. let's go, phils. get it done. of course, it's flyers all the pressure is on the capitals. you would think they'd be a little bit happy with themselves but as you heard they're not at all. >> good. they're trying to put the pressure on the capitals. >> they're trying to go for it. that's what you want to see in competitors. >> i got my orange on for the flyers. >> let's get it done. >> all right much that is our news for this saturday night. fox 29 "good day philadelphia"
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