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live from philadelphia. this is fox 29 morning news. the drugs come in, come back, robbing, stealing -- >> passionate people living in a small bucks county city or town are celebrating a victory, after fight to go keep their local police officers on the job. why town leaders in penndel were threatening to disbands the department.
>> student at prestigious local school are calling for some to be fired, why the ursinus college president is calling the situation, quote, a learning experience. >> and donald trump is returning to philadelphia for the second time in less than a week, the issues concerning. >> what the pole numbers are saying about that campaign. >> good morning, school is back in session for philadelphia student. we want to see your pictures, sends them to us on social media. use the #fox29goodday. >> we got one in. this just in. awe. how about that? how cute, tom sent this in, depford, new jersey, lilly and bri, first day of fourth and third grade. we can show your cute kids before they march off to school. >> soup, smiling now, but about 3:30, time to do homework. >> and then not so hey. it will be nice and warm outside. you want to go out and play of
course eight out of ten today in weather by the numbers, what used to be hermine still swirling off shore. no rain spreading into the coast, coastal areas, at least not at the moment. 74 degrees with 10-mile per hour breezes out of the north. our sunrise, 6:35, this morning, and 71% relative humidity. that will be going up as we change wind direction. but right now, we have comfortable 69 degrees in allentown, 64 in reading, wilmington, 69, 71 dover, down in wildwood, you have 74 degrees, dew points, are still mostly in the 60s, couple of comfortable 50's out there in lancaster and reading. and again, that's because of our northerly breezes, but you see the wind will be changing direction, once it moves out of the southwest, we will be a lot more humid. it was warm, winnie yesterday, with the high of 88 degrees, and today, we are expecting 90. if not 909, we'll get pretty
close, breezy start, humid afternoon, hopefully first great day of school for philadelphia public school student and anybody else who is starting today, it was fun yesterday, bob kelly looking at all of the pictures, can't wait to see today. >> all good pictures here, everybody got some good teachers. even had little homework last night, too. on the first day, 5:03, good morning, everybody, northeast philadelphia, oxford circle, our news van out there early this morning with a water main break, kind of left over from last night into the morning, oxford circle, somerdale and rhawn. so watch for some local detours this morning. let's go to the main jam cams. live look at the blue route, 476, looking good, coming out of mid-county. ninety-five in northeast philadelphia, roads are dry, and light volume so far today. got a downed tree on the campus of villanova montgomery avenue at stone ring lane. and then guess who is coming for lunch? donald trump coming to town today. he'll be person at the union league, south broad street, which is just south of city hall, and event time set for 11:00. i know steve has more details
on it but expect detours and delays through the mid afternoon. that includes any of the septa bus routes, that run south of broad street. speaking of septa, some new schedule changes on the buses, trains, and trolleys, as well, as some of the regional rail lines. chris, lauren, back to you. >> thanks so much, bob. following breaking news this morning, home is damaged during a early morning house fire, brookhaven, pennsylvania, that fire started around 1:30 this morning, on the 4900 block of greenwood street. you can see from the video firefighters had their work cut out to get the blaze under control. no word if anyone was home or injured. one person has died in upper darby after the motorcycle they were riding crashed, police were called to the area of twp. line road and state road just after 8:30 last night. investigators are still looking into the cause of this. >> after major controversy in one small borough in bucks county, the future of the local police department has now been decided. >> police officers in penndel will be able now to keep their jobs, jennifer joyce, it was loud in that meeting.
>> reporter: it was loud and it was packed actually. our cameras have footage of people who had to stand outside the borough hall, peaking through the window, they actually opened up the windows for those people to be able to participate. so, a lot of people here in penndel can wake up and breathe a sigh of relief. shortly after midnight, it was decided that the local police force will remain intact. people packing the borough hall for a 7:30 meeting which lasted nearly five hours, people pushing to save the penndel police department, which has about ten part-time officers and full time police chief to cover 2400 resident. the borough was considering excepting a contract from neighboring middletown township police department to provide services to this community, and disband the penndel force in an effort to save $2 million over the course of ten years. borough council thought the cost-savings would be really beneficial to this small town. but people who live here, are vehemently opposed to that
idea. >> waist going to happen is our little town, and then penndel, the drugs come in, the robbers come back, people are going to be robbing and stealing. we have no -- where is everyone going to be in. >> the borough is kind of up against financial straight. we don't have a loft room left to increase taxes and just had pretty big tax increase on the resident, so we're already strange them. >> the plan time proof it finances, but again the pen death police department will remain intact, our chris o'connell got word of that final decision, around 12:30 this morning, so, still, breaking news here, in the bucks county area. as resident wake up to learn the penndel police department will not be affected. back to you guys. >> all right, jennifer joyce, thank you. >> happening today, donald trump back in philadelphia, for the second time in a week. >> for his latest campaign stop, the republican presidential nominee is hoping
to secure more veteran votes, let's go to steve keeley live outside union league where mr. trump is expected later today. hi, steve. >> reporter: here in philly, just friday, and here he is back in philly five days later, and the latest pole puts him in front nationally, slightly, his team really wants him in front here in pennsylvania. and they see philly suburban voters like most political followers, as the most important with the ability to really swing the state either way. and many of those people out in the suburbs are among the 3,000 members of the union league here. and among those who got invitations to his close to the public talk. and with that date that makes us all just stop and think and remember coming up on sunday, donald trump's team has pick the day four days before september 11, for his big speech on national security and l military's current readiness, and past service members are veterans. >> we will never fix our rigged system by relying on the people who rigged it in the first place. and that's what you're doing.
(cheers). >> we need change. we need change. we will never solve our problems by relying on the politicians who created our problems. so to every american, who has been waiting for real change, your wait is over. your moment of liberation is at hand. >> so, two stops in a week in philly. two month before the election, three weeks before that very important first debate tells us that pennsylvania voters are going to be playing a big part in determining who the next president of this country is. >> that debate less than three weeks now, man, that could be the most watched tv event in recent memory. meanwhile, hillary clinton questioned her rival's readiness and foreign policy he can per tees. >> clinton says trump's latest campaign push is insult to go veterans at campaign stop in florida asked what she thought
of donald trump putting out a letter. here's what she said. >> compared to where trump is where both romney and mccain were, they had between 300500. i'm doing better than any democrat. he's doing worse than recent republicans. >> trump companies have fired veterans because they had to take time off to fulfill their military commitments. >> clinton also said, quote, a man who is so wrong about our veterans isn't right to serve as commander in chief. both candidates will address national security issues at forum in new york city tonight. >> and both candidate talking about their pole numbers. how about this? new cnn pole shows trump ahead within the margin of error. he tops clinton nationally 45 to 43%, remember, last month, clinton had a eight-point lead over trump, after the dnc. the campaign has seen both clinton and trump going back and forth holding significant leads at some point in the
last two months. the chairman at ursinus college under fire for some of his tweets will now meet with student he offended. some were saying were racist and sexist tweets, they referenced president obama, caitlin jenner, and women who wear yoga pant. some student rent calling for his resignation, but ursinus president says this is a learning experience. >> i do know mr. marcon, i know he regrets saying those, and i think we are all going through an interesting process of educating ourselves right now. >> that's always good to see mr. anderson doing the interviews for us. marcon will meet with offended student sometime today. at least one board member says that's not enough. he chose to resign, rather than continue to serve with marcon. >> it is not only back to school season. it is also flu season. sorry, kids, why your doctor will probably give you the flu
altogether. but that leading edge, that band, outer edge, does sometimes come little closer and give us a little rain at our shore point. but, future cast shows mostly just clouds around because of that storm, most of those clouds around the coast, and occasional shower here and there. very similar to yesterday, what will be unlike yesterday, as we look at our future wind gusts, more humidity, eventually, as the winds shift to southwesterly. and as you should know by now, because it happens every summer, once we get the southwesterly wind, then we get heat and humidity. so it is pretty comfortable right now, even with 74 degrees outside in philadelphia, it is not humid. it is not oppressive 74. it makes a difference. 64 degrees mount pocono, six an in lancaster, as we look back, before we look ahead, warming trend, that started really on over the weekend, and each day it has gotten warmer and warmer. that's what's going to happen all the way to the first part of the weekend.
should hit around 90 today. mid 90's on thursday, on friday, and on saturday, cold front comes through saturday night, so it will be a little more comfortable without the humidity, on sunday. so, we've got a lot going on this weekend including the temple owls playing the stoney brooke sea wolfs, bob kelly, on saturday. >> stoney brooke? that sounds like a kids team, doesn't it? stoney brooke? good morning, everybody, a 15:00, on a, what's today, wednesday morning. here is a live look at girard avenue. the girard avenue off ramp to the philadelphia zoo. no problems at all, into or out of the city, so far this morning. hello to the benny. looking good coming into downtown philly. no problems at all up and over the area bridges. nice quiet start, but not quiet at your house, i know, because the kids are up early getting ready for the second round of back to school, ring that bell, pack the back passion, and let's g but just
keep in mind, the school speed zone limits around any of the schools, you will see them flashing, be prepared to slow it down, and be cautious of the school buses, they're out there, you know it, you see it ahead, they'll be making frequent symptoms. our little ones are out zero out there on the corner, exciting for them, too, whole new game plan for them. so it is our job to look out for them. so when you see the blinking lights or school bus, just be ready for those quick stops. otherwise coming in from new jersey not bad at all, you roll on the freeway in toward the walt whitman bridge. again, all of the bridges are looking fine, mass transit off to good start, as well. chris, lauren, back over to you. >> thanks, bob. zest all assault case against comedian bill cosby now set for trial, date, june 5th of next year. and pretrial conference in norristown, yesterday. prosecutors revealed they will attempt to bring 13 other cosby accusers, all plaintiffs, in civil cases against him, to testify in this criminal trial.
>> defense revealed they'll try to move it out of the philadelphia area to ensure fairness to jurors. >> time has come for somebody somewhere to shine a spotlight on the trampling of this man's civil rights, and that time is now. a smart manna long time ago said that injustice anywhere is in fact a threat to justice everywhere. those words were true when they were spoken, and they're true today. >> cosby's charged with drugging and molesting andrea constand at his cheltenham home in 2004. it is the only criminal case to stem from dozens of similar accusations by women against the comedian. >> 5:17. cold case mystery, that haunted the state of minnesota for nearly 30 years. but now, a man who previously denied any involvement is admitting to abducting and killing a 11 year old boy, 53 year old daniel james heinrich confessed to abducting, sexually assaulting and shoots g jacob wetterling.
wetterling taking bike ride with his friends and brother, and hine litsch said he confronted the kids with a gun, he ordered his brother and a friend then to leave. >> philadelphia police are investigating a sexual assault that happened during this weekend's made in america festival. according to authorities, 16 year old girl says she was up there near the front of the stage sunday night when a man approached her from behind, and assaulted her. she screamed and the guy ran off. philadelphia police special victims unit is now investigating. >> meanwhile, a 19 year old who disappeared after sunday's made in america festival has been found, nelson armstrong separate from the friends 11:30 after the concert. police announcing armstrong, who is from oregon, was located and reunited with his family. no word on where he was found. we now know the name of the man police say ran over a woman then beat her to death with a shovel in north philadelphia. joel horton has been charged with murder for the violent attack of 52 year old adrian lindsey. on sunday police were called
to the 700 block of west lowden street, and they say they found the victim's body under a car, and horton standing by t police have not said how the two may have known each other. >> the men arrested in the shooting of atlantic city police officer had their first day of court. martel chism and de me trees us cross face murder and conspiracy charges, both suspect captured after intense manhunt saturday. third suspect was shot and killed after officers returned gunfire near ceasar's casino garage. officer reminds in critical but stable condition. just over two months after surviving seven gunshots, the delaware county officer set to return to the street. folcroft police say officer christopher dorman has been cleared for duty. he is scheduled to return on friday, in late june, dorman dispatched to call on report of drug activity. moments after responding, dorman was shot in the face, the leg, and the chest. police arrested a man they call a career drug dealer for that shooting.
>> brave young man. warnings from pennsylvania's auditor general's office, plans for the pennsylvania turnpike to raise tolls repeatedly over the coming decades may not be sustainable. but the biggest problem according to a report at least yesterday is the term not enforcing search and rules. right now increase in people not paying tolls, and says the turnpike should clamp down on letting it own employees and contractors ride for free along the 550-mile toll system, tolls are currently projected to increase every year through 2044. new jersey governor chris christie has marked the start of a new school year by signing six new the action bills, and reiterating his calls for longer school year. he says the calendar, valid reason for the september through june time frame. another bill limit expulsions, suspensions of kindergartners, second graders, unless violent or sexual act was committed. >> speaking of school. it is flu season, fast
approaching, and the american -- >> urging flu shot instead of the nasal spray, decision comes just weeks after the cdc says the popular flu mist option not good, flu shot recommended for everyone over six month old, and anyone with a a compromised immune system cords willing to the cdc, the flu kills at least 30,000 americans every year. >> did you get a flu shot? would you do it? >> i do. i started doing it about three, four years ago. >> did it ever make you sick? ever get it and feel the symptoms? >> nope. haven't gotten sick though. >> i've never had it, knock on wood, never had the flu. >> today, dads all over are getting ready for special walk with their kids. the annual event organizers say can help inspire countless student around the country. >> but first, here are your winning lottery numbers. >> buddy holly, 80 years olds today.
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always be you. >> the race for senate is heating up as both katie mcginty and senator pat toomey making stops in philadelphia to try to win over voters? mcginty joined by senator bob base i and bob brady inside the sheet metals hall along columbus boulevard yesterday. >> pat toomey was talking about taxes, as he visited some small businesses in northeast philadelphia.
both candidates argue, about who can help strain on voters wallets. >> katie mcginty said she stands with the middle class but if you look at what she actually does and what she proposes doing it would be great harm to the middle class. so i'm calling on katie mcginty to stop pushing for all every these tax increases on the middle class. >> they want to pay your property wages, number one, and number two they want to hand our good jobs over to china and all of these bad trade deals. and i want to say this: so we know with pat toomey, he literally wrote the book on the bad trade deals. >> oh, yikes. >> real clear politics pole average shows mcginty and pat toomey virtually tide. new jersey republicans running for seat on the west depford township committee is dropping out of the race. this a mid reports he harassed a reporting on line. >> michael crave its submitted his letter of resignation yesterday, reporter for the daily beast said sent her
harassing messages on facebook, one even saying the former candidate hoped that someone would sexually assault her. the chairman of the west depford republican party committee says it found no evidence of this account being hacked. he called the comments repulsive. it is getting down right ugly, as we head toward november the eighth. >> and speaking of november the eighth, steve keeley live in center city where presidential candidate is expected later today. >> yes, senate race, neck and next, and now the presidential race neck and neck, according to the late he polls, how is this for us, little history? abe lincoln, donald trump, not just mentioned here in the same sentence, but about the standing in the same spot, going for the same offers.
>> people celebrating a victory, local police force, will stay on the job, why town leaders in penndel were threatening to disband the department. >> and donald trump is returning to philadelphia for the second time in less than a week, the issues concerning the republican presidential nominee right now, what new pole numbers are saying about his campaign. >> big morning for philadelphia student today, the first day of school. soap, we want to see your pictures, as you get the kids ready to go, get the backpacks on, their new clothes, all of that stuff, fresh air cuts,
use the social media hashtag of fox 29 goodday. >> all right. good day, everybody, it is wednesday, september 7th. >> so fun yesterday, up in upper chichester yesterday, i got to stand with a family there. janet's family. and the kids were so cute, excited. >> adorable. >> getting their adult teeth in, all of that stuff. >> i know. >> so cute. parent get all sad. kids are excited. >> no, no, no, time out. listen, sue and i are parents, you're not a parent. >> yes? >> the parent aren't sad. >> your sad because the kids are growing up, not sad because you're sending them off to school. see them growing up before you, like where has the time gone? >> they're not sad. >> sue was sad. >> i cried every first day of school. >> see? >> for the ones i wasn't there and my husband texted me the picture. >> it is a milestone. take the pictures each year, see my goodness, gotten so big.
ya. where does the time go? if i had a nickel, right? bus stop you had bye -- buddy, he stays the same, he's always eight years old and he's ready for school. for the first day of philadelphia public schools, want to mention, too, we got word that the trenton public schools will be dismissing early, the rest of this week, and that is because of the heat. that is predicted. so, early dismissals, check with your particular school, and what time, because it is different for the elementary, and the high school. so that's in trenton, new jersey, now, bus stop buddy has temperatures in the 60s, 70s, at the bus stop this morning, and hermine, or what used to be hermine, well off shore. so, we've got that going on. but no rain here in old city. we've got a temperature of 74 degrees. we have 10-mile per hour winds out of the north. 71% relative humidity, sunrise at 6:35. other temperatures, 70 in allentown, but only 64 in mount pocono. seventy in trenton, with a
high of around 90 today. sixty-nine in atlantic city, 71 degrees in dover, winds are still coming out of the north. but they are starting to change direction. once we get to southwesterly winds, we will have lower, higher humidity, i should say, so here we go. yep, there is school. there is the school buses, welcome back. it will be about 09 degrees today, bob kelly, the beginning after heatwave. >> i understanded closing early for the heat. but how long do you think before we get the first teacher in service day? >> oh, it will come. >> week or two, we've got the school buses rolling with us again, as sue mentioned, philadelphia public schools, back at it, so watch for the frequent stops, in the neighborhood, pay attention to the speed limit signs, of course pay attention to the blinking lights on the school buses. our little ones are out there this morning. we got someone coming for lunch, donald trump and the trump campaign event, steve will have more on this coming up in just a moment. it limb pact broad street south of city hall. live look at broad and spring garden, i think we will be okay for the beginning of the morning rush hour.
but with any campaign stops here in philadelphia, for presidential candidate, we will have police, the secret service, and of course motorcade madness during the lunch hour. we got that water main break up in oxford circle at somerdale and knor. but so far so good on mass transit. chris, lauren, back to you. >> bob, thank you for the heads up there. meantime 5:33, home is damaged during early morning house fire in brookhaven, pennsylvania, the fire started around 1:30 this morning on the 4900 block of greenwood street. you can see from this video, firefighters have their work cut out for them. no word if anyone was home or injured for that matter. >> one american has died, in upper darby, after the motorcycle they were riding crashed. police were called to the area of twp. line road and state road just after 8:30 last night. investigators still looking into the cause of that accident. happening today, donald trump is back in philadelphia. >> as bob mentioned, it is motorcade madness yet again. let's go to steve keeley outside the union league in center city where mr. trump is
expected in a few hours, hi, steve. well, in honor of the great bob kelly, i would show him media madness, this early, so bob check it out. the parking lane of south broad street, already taken up, that's the national media right there. cbs news tongue in their satellite truck in front of the national cable stations, and as we spin around, we are right at samson and broad where this famous building, the union league, sits, and it has set for 154 years, and there is some more national media causing little madness on the sidewalk. so you see how early these places are set up, in time for a speech of national significance, so donald trump arriving here today, and the other part of the street will be full with protesters. so, expect that, as well. so, nothing but probably a lot of congestion down here, all day today, and until donald trump leaves. but this is closed to the public, but as you see by all of the satellite trucks, the nation will watch every word
if they want to because donald trump four days before the september 11 pivot at dale in this country history now being and 15 years from the date that far terror will use this time to talk about anti-terror, military readiness, national security, and our veterans. >> like the "cold war", we also need to fight this battle by collecting intelligence and then protecting, protecting our classified secrets. (cheers). >> hillary clinton has taught us all how much of a problem we have by cyber security. big thing, cyber security. we can't have someone in the office who doesn't understand the meaning of the word confidential or classified. >> and so that's a little of donald trump's talk yesterday in north carolina, a state that his team thinks he has to win as such with pennsylvania,
and that's why chris, lauren, this is two stops in philly, since friday. tells you how pivotal they think this area is. >> busy man, thanks so much, steve keeley. meanwhile hillary clinton says trump is insulting veterans, the democratic presidential nominee questioned her rival's readiness in foreign policy, and campaign stop in tampa florida, clinton said trump is wrong about our veterans, not fit to serve as commander in chief. both candidates will address national security issues that at a forum in new york city tonight. >> new cnnorc pole shows trump ahead within the margin of error, goes with what steve just said. tops clinton nationally 45 to 43%. remember, last month, clinton had a eight-point lead over trump right after the dnc here in philly. the campaign has seen both clinton and trump going back and forth holding significant leads at some point in the last two month. notice from donald trump they are reading from the teleprompter, ever since he brought in kelly ann conway, his tone has changed a bit,
and the pole numbers are getting better. so this will go down to the wire looks like until november 8th. >> boards chairman at ursinus college under siege from some of his tweets. role he meet with some who he offended. >> marcon apologized some are saying were sexist, tweets. referenced president owe bamm, a caitlin jenner, women who wear those yoga pants. some students are calling for his resignation, but ursinus president says this is a learning experience, i mean, it is a college. marcon will meet with oven dollars students sometime today. decision is made, officers from local police force will stay on the force. >> last night people who live in the borough of penndel bucks county would not go down without a fight against the town council. jennifer joyce has the wrap up from what happened at the meeting. hi, jenny. >> obviously little issue with her microphone, we'll try to get back to jen nip just a minute.
the bottom line here it was standing room only, crowd spilled out onto that little walkway outside the builds to go have their voices heard. pretty much unanimous, they wanted to keep the police force, did she say what after 12:30 last night the decision was made. jennifer, can you hear us now? >> we will getting two her when we sort all that outment congrats not phillies, just got out of six game losing streak, much more coming up in sports in just one minute.
>> this is fox 29 sports in one minute. ed two morning, i'm sean bell. howie roseman continues to make moves. yesterday he waded eric rowo to the patriots, biggest move is obviously sam bradford. i asked the players if they things will change, now that the rookie is the starting quarterback. >> no, never, i they have -- i think we still have the same expectations that we had before. you guys know this league. you got to take this one game at a time. >> won't change our goals at all. you know, i don't come to work every day to not win. and i think that's, you know, the goals for everybody here, to win a championship. and in no way has those plans chained dollars. >> to the phils and the marlins, phillies finally getting good hitting and pitching in the same game. that's freddie galvis, with the rbi single to give the phils four-zip lead. then in the ninth, gomez, comes in for the save. strike him out.
that's 35th save of the season for gomez, the phils win. that's sports in a minute. i'm sean bell. >> all right, ryan howard is up for an award. and you can help him win it. >> number six, is in the running for the 2016 roberto clemente ward. award recognize ass player who best represent baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy, both on and off the field. one meisha from each club nominated. vote for howard on social media. use the hashtag, vote howard. today marks the 15th annual roberto clemente day. >> in basketball news, allen iverson, former sixers player chose three people coast to him to introduce him at that ceremony, this is interesting, right? two of them are coaches. former sixers coach larry brown, iverson's college, georgetown john thompson, former sixers legend the doctor, julius erving, at a
ceremony springfield, massachusetts, iverson 11 time nba all-star. you laugh because we got a produce their work on this show, and didn't know anything about sports at all. and when we put his name up there, we interviewed mr. julius erving, the doctor, it was dr period comma m.d. no, not medical doctor. >> that same producer just got in my ear and said shady and i hate you. okay, it is seriously, right? it is a big day for apple fans. the iphone seven is expected to be unveiled today. rumored new feature making this generation unlike the rest.
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>> still tracking her means, storm could continue to impact areas from new york to southern new england with pounding waves as you saw right there. coastal flooding and beach errosion. >> is that storm expected to continue to weaken, as it heads further off shore. so, we're in the in the clear just yet. some areas are seeing little rain from hermine. sue, this is now not named hermine any more? how is this? right. low pressure system that's me around erring in the middle of the ocean. it has lost all of its tropical and post tropical characteristics, the hurricane center stopped issuing advisories on this storm at about 2:00 yesterday afternoon. but it is still lingering. and lingering, and lingering.
and the outer bands of this storm are still causing, we had little rain in some of the shore point yesterday. coming pretty close to ocean county right now, we'll see what happens. but it is cloudier east than it is west, so it will be filtered sunshine for a lot of us today. and we see maybe the possibility after few showers later on this afternoon, thanks, to what used to be hermine. we're also expecting this kind after change, southwesterly wind, giving us heat and humidity, for the rest of the work week, even into the first half of the weekend, so, it is another heatwave. probably ends up with number seven, for 2016. but it is pretty comfortable out there right now, dressing the kids for school, you don't have to bundle them up or anything, not even sweater weather, just nice morning, 68 degrees, pottstown, 65, mount pocono, lancaster, 71 in dover, 73 in wildwood. normal high is 81 degrees. but we went well above normal yesterday. and even further than that today. yesterday, 88, today, 90.
ninety-four, and humidity really settles in tomorrow. we could get a record high on friday, late thunderstorms, at night, probably in the overnight hours, and just a few of them on saturday, as a cold front coming through. that will means it will be lower humidity, for the eagles game on sunday, at the linc. bob kelly? >> you got it, sue, good morning, everybody, 5:48 on this wednesday morning. here we go. time to make the donut, the jams are back. 422, coming around the saint gabriel curve headed in toward the king of prussia area. starting to see some volume pop here. in this second half of the 5:00 hour. so far so good on the schuylkill expressway. happy birthday to gloria gaynor. are you ready, sue? at first at the parade i was petrified. >> here is sue with her hundred p box. sixty-seven, today, singing the hit, and of course the
school buses are rolling again today. the phillies school district goes back to school today, so again, we will see a lot of increased volume. see a lot of unusual traffic patterns, like we saw yesterday, but most importantly, we are going to see the blinking lights on top of the school buses so remember, when those lights are blinking, you see the school bus stop, it is against the law to go around the school bus. not only is it against the law, it is dangerous, little ones will be out there, it is a new kind of deal for them, too, it is the first day back to school here in philadelphia. and we've got a visitor for lunch. not having peanut and butter at the union league, i guarantee you that, but donald trump will be there today. south broad street all south of city hall, it is by invitation only. as stave mentioned, already, setting up the media circus down there, about there will be detours, delays, through the mid afternoon, of course all of the septa buses will be detoured south of city hall as well. chris, lauren, back to you. >> back to school today for kids in philadelphia. but it won't just be student you will see walking around.
>> yes, some dads plan to company their kids as part of a national campaign this morning. father all over the city will participate in the million father march by walking their children to school. the million dollars father march is a push to get father more involved with their kids, organizers also say an opportunity to reach kids and talk to them about a problem plaguing our city. so one farther we talked to planning to walk his daughter to school then meet up with other men to march in this walk. >> it was amazing to see fathers walking with their child, and just being, you know, one, with each other, and to see other fathers bump the horn. >> we found out when a father comes up to you, that your kids are a lot more serious about school. so hey, a million fathers up here. this is what we are trying to put in their minds, serious, inspirational, and to do well. >> groups of men will also meet at designated location toss march to neighborhood
schools. also asked that men who aren't fathers, step up to walk with kids they know whose father might be sick, absent or even incarcerated. >> so, we want to see your pictures, when you get your kids up and off to school. send them to us so we can post them or show them here. you can post them on social media. use the #fox29goodday. i think we might have a tweet. yes, there we are. happy first day of school. good luck on your sophomore year. that's a pretty color dress, right? >> yes. wonder if she is any relation to willie mays. >> pop of color. >> great baseball player. >> you don't know? >> it went from one maze to another. you got to be relate in the. >> ever never know. what color would you call that dress. >> i would call it peach or choral. what would you say? >> i don't know, really prep. >> i looks pretty. all right, so without warning, itt technical institute shut its doors nationwide
yesterday, that's 130 campuses including four in our area. the closure comes as the federal government was investigating itt on allegations of fraud and the department of education froze student funding. so what does it mean for the students in well it means an uncertain future. bucks county community college is holding financial session at its bristol township campus tonight. this story is developing, has a lot of people really concerned and upset. we'll stay on top of t meantime big day for apple fans right? >> yes. the company expected to unveil the new iphone seven, one of the many rumored changes, the head phone jack will disappear, headphones wireless or you might have to plug them into the current lightning port. we'll finds out around 1:00 today. experted say that could make the phone much thinner, and it could be waterproof. >> waterproof? >> waterproof. so, some people might be upset because do you have buy new headphones and adaptors. here is the deal, i would be more happen if i it is waterproof. do you know how many times i've dropped this? >> all right, so this is what i did one time, speaking of
waterproof, true story, i'm using the rest room one time, i had one of those things hook eason with the pocket and it slipped right in the toy loath. and i reached in. >> what? >> oh, ya. >> but see those phones are waterproof. >> ruined in seconds. this is an old version, this is like ten years ago. but man, waterproof is great. >> it is good. i don't know because i think they kind of rely on people that have water damage and have to buy new phones, use their money. >> do what know what it cost on the new iphone seven? >> i don't know, but most trade in the old one, get a new one, like 200 bucks. that's how it always has been. the boss tells all, opens up about his struggles, the condition he's calling crippling at times. >> this is timely, right? he's playing tonight in philadelphia. >> and ... ♪ ♪ smooth dark chocolate outside.
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>> 5:56 on this wednesday morning, school back in session for philadelphia student. we want to see your pictures, certainly them to us on social media. kids in k through third great, special gift waiting as they enter classrooms. they'll be greeted by whole bunch of new books. the school district has unpacked more than 130,000 new books. those will be spread to 650 different classrooms.
>> they'll be read allowed books, based on reading level, and the whole point of the level book is to create confidence in the young person, that they can actually do the reading, it doesn't feel too complicated, or too easy, but it is right at their reading level. >> the new books part of a push to help every student read on grade level by the fourth grade. people living in a small bucks county town are celebrating a vick trip. their local police force will stay intact. why town leaders in penndel were threatening to disband that department. and, donald trump, returning to philadelphia, the issues concerning the republican presidential nominee right nowment and, what new pole numbers are redeveloping about his campaign. (vo) we went to hollywood to ask
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