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that hillary clinton could have as her health forces her off the campaign trail for a few days. good evening, i'm lucy noland. >> i'm iain page. with 55 days to go until election day both camps are actually turning their sights on our area tonight. our chris o'connell is in delaware county where donald trump will be a little later tonight but we begin with our bruce gordon who has covered the president speech. the white house is hoping the president's popular will the will be a big win for clinton. >> no no question about it. mr. obama scored huge stories in philadelphia in 2008 and again in 2012. latest polling from franklin and marshall suggests hillary clinton might be able to duplicate those big margins leading donald trump by something like 70 percentage points. so who better to seal the deal for mrs. clinton how about the president himself in person and all fired up. >> president obama came to eakins oval to stump for hillary clinton. but adoring fans sometimes made it tough for the president to get a word in edge wise.
>> we love you. >> i love you, too. >> i gotta -- we gotta -- we got some business to do here. we got some business to do. >> in fact some of the folks who gave up most of their day to attend this rally seemed just as happy to see the president as they would have been to see his would be successor. >> your level of enthusiasm for hillary clinton versus your level of enthusiasm for barack obama? >> barack obama. >> more enthused for mr. obama. >> yes. >> reporter: four years ago on his way to re-election mr. barack obama crushed mitt romney by 465,000 votes in philadelphia. a margin big enough to overcome losses around the rest of pennsylvania. hillary clinton can keep pa in the blue if she can duplicate that formula. within big in philly and hang on in the rest of the state. but can she match the president's popularity? maybe. >> i am registering voters for her canvassing for her. she'll be the first woman.
he was our first african-american. i love it all. >> reporter: you're as excited about her as you were about him. >> yes, i am. i am. first woman president absolutely. >> reporter: mr. obama spent nearly 40 minutes on this day bashing republican donald trump and wondering allowed how the race is even close. >> if you want higher wages, better benefits arc fair tax code, a bigger voice for workers, stronger regulations on wall street, then you should be voting for hillary clinton. >> afterwards as a crush of fans packed in to grab a hand shake or snap a photo with the president the reality hit me. to some of these fans, mrs. clinton does not have to be mr. obama's equal. >> not as enthused but i'm still voting for hillary clinton as well, too. >> reporter: enthused enough to pull the lever? >> that's right. i don't want donald trump in the office so i'm going for hillary clinton. >> reporter: democrats have taken pennsylvania in each of the last six presidential contests scoring big in philadelphia, a huge reason why.
sure up support here and 20 electoral votes may be all but guaranteed. lucy? >> all right, thank you very much, bruce. meanwhile, clinton is hoping to return to the campaign trail friday shell appear at the black women' as jenn today in washington, d.c. at least that's what release from the event now says things of course could change if the democratic presidential candidate is still not feeling up to it. donald trump is getting ready to head to delaware county where he's going to hold a private meeting. he's expected to talk about child care. let's get out to our chris o'connell live in aston township. chris? >> reporter: iain, donald trump not expected to speak here at delaware county till about 7:30. but already you can see supporters filling the aston community center. a couple hundred of them strong. supporters to the ticketed and private event lining up hours in advance. trump aids say expect to hear details of a family care plan trump has been touting on the campaign trail that would include guaranteed six weeks
paid family leave for new mothers. allow parents to deduct the cost of child care from taxes, big-time plans according to the campaign. trump plans to speak to working and middle class families. many who we met outside. some who can't even vote yet. why does 16-year-old support donald trump? >> because he's better than crooked hillary, and i support all of his views and i think he's going to make america great again. >> why donald trump? because i think that if you if anyone can do anything, he's going to do it. he is going to make america great. >> reporter: as we bring you back out here live, you see many of the supporters already filling this gym. once again this is a private event. we are expecting donald trump to be accompanied by his daughter ivanka tonight so with all this activity in pennsylvania if it's not clear already, it certainly is now that pennsylvania certainly going to have a say of who goes into the white house. guys? >> all right, chris, thanks.
voters in delaware have a little while longer to make a decision in the state's primary today. today's primary contest include delaware seeding congress, the mayor of wilmington, governor and lieutenant governor. the polls close at 8:00. political analysts say with democrats far out numbering republicans in delaware. the numbers could be stacked in their favor heading into november. of course everything you need to know about every upcoming election is on our website just head to fox29.com and look for links right on our home page. >> to the city's kensington neighborhood an developing sto story. philadelphia police are trying to track down whoever opened fire on three people along the 1800 block of east thayer street hitting two men an woman. that woman is pregnant and shot in the stomach and the head. all three are in critical condition right now at temple university hospital. no word on the woman's baby. we have not heard a thing yet about a motive. a catholic priest in lehigh county facing charges after prosecutors say he downloaded
and viewed child porn lehigh county district attorney announced charges against monsignor john steven razz this morning. he was a pastor at ain't a.'s church in em may suss. the 66-year-old priest asked a friend to clean up his computer and investigators say that friend found a file on razz's computer labeled with a reference to naked boys. he alerted the diocese of allentown and the da' office got involved. police say they found child porn on more than one device belonging to the priest but have no evidence he abused of any children. >> there's no evidence of any active touching or any involvement with a particular child. it's the downloading and the viewing of pornographic images of children. >> the diocese has removed razz from ministry. before servin serving at ain't e was an administrator catholic school. >> now on to your fox 29 weather authority.
we take live look in old city tonight. beautiful out there. not cloud in the sky. another comfortable day in our area. kathy orr is tracking your forecast with temperatures are going hot back up. kathy. >> um-hmm. this the most exciting thing iain that's happened in long time. a change in temperature it's been so warm now little bit of a more comfortable atmosphere and here we go again to the heat and humidity. camera shaking a little bit at the air post. philly international with southerly winds really kickin kg up this evening about 20 miles an hour. so you'll notice it will be windy late tonight. right now in philadelphia, 83. 78 in dove. 84 degrees in allentown. the poconos 74 degrees. we will watch this evening as temperatures fall through the 70s. comfortable at 11:00 p.m. with temperature of 71. but you will notice the humidity slowly creeping up tonight, and especially tomorrow morning. we'll go from pleasant through comfortable to muggy. even into uncomfortable by late tomorrow morning before the humidity falls with passage avenue cold front. so coming up we'll talk about challenging record warmth during
the day tomorrow. a cool change that's coming. and weekend rain. we need the rain but it's a little bit of bad timing. i'll see you later in the broadcast with the seven day. >> all right, kathy, thanks. happening now we got traffic mess in bucks county. police in lower makefield have closed northbound ramp to i95 from route 332 its. crews tell us there was an accident in the area but there are no reports of any injuries right now. police say they hope to have that ramp back open by 6:30. live in new jersey and take part in the affordable care act. well your choice for coverage is dropping as of next year you'll only have two options to choose from. health republican new jersey is leaving the health exchange state department of banking and insurance is taking over health republic. the insurance company says it hats been under considerable financial strain due to requirements under the affordable care act. >> nj transit the latest agency to warn passengers about using the samsung galaxy note seven. the agency is asking passengers to turn those devices off before they get on trains or buses.
samsung is already issued afoul voluntary recall over concerns that the phone batteries can burst into flames. samsung says owners should turn the phone off for good and return them. airlines and faa had previously warned travelers not to use the device on flights. a transgender student kept out of a local school. school officials were willing to work with the teen but one issue in particular has both sides shaking their heads. sean? >> lucy penn state looking to revenge their loss to item temple last year. we'll preview that game and the players think about -- speak about it later in sports. >> plus three city workers recognized for outstanding achievements on the job. see how the honor brought one police chief inspector to tears.
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the call came in around 2:30 this afternoon. souderton school district says one schoolbus carrying children in that area was diverted. so far though no injuries have been reported. we will continue to follow this and bring you any updates. investigators are trying to zero in on what started this massive fire at a lumber yard near harrisburg. the fire broke out at about 9:30 last night. took firefighter as couple of hours to put it out. several buildings on the sight also caught fire just intense there. nobody is hurt. barred from school not because of academics nor a cri crime. but because he enrolled as girl and came back as a boy. and now some students at camden catholic high school in cherry hill are showing support for a transgender student. our bill anderson has the story. >> many of her friends knew long and cousins that she's very -- he was very close to. >> it's hard, isn't it. >> yes, it is. >> for 14-year-old and his parents dealing with the awareness of being transgender requires patience, information and love mason and his family
are working through it unfortunately for them his school camden catholic wasn't willing to and revoked mason's acceptance after he informed them he was trance jent. >> it was at first like, no they didn't. what are they talking about? septembered me. they can't say no. we already did all the stuff. >> reporter: mason's family to do me they were willing to make several compromises including using separate bathrooms and dressing rooms they wanted mason to be able to wear the male uniform that wasn't deal breaker. >> this is an opportunity for the school to get in front of this. and to be a part of progress and movement and diversity. and they said no. >> reporter: camden diocese didn't want to go on come rah with us. but their statement is supportive of camden catholics. it reads, diocese of camden fully supports the decision of camden catholic high school and is encouraged by the efforts of the administration to follow pope francis' request to work closely with those who find
themselves in situation that do not conform to catholic teac teaching. unfortunately the school was unable to both accommodate the student's request and remain faithful to its religious principals. mason is hurt. his father is angry that a school he attended couldn't accommodate them but both are hopeful that at some point things may change. >> it just wasn't meant to be and all i want people to know what happened because it did hurt us and our family. >> bill anderson, fox 29 news. >> some philadelphia city employees being recognized for their outstanding contributions to the city. three employees accepted the richardson dilworth award this morning. police chief inspector joseph sullivan getting the award for innovation in government. the police inspector heads the department's homeland security bureau and managed major events inn clueing the papal visit as well as the democratic national convention. sullivan used his emotional
acceptance speech to thank other officers including his fiance'. >> i'm sincerely grateful, um, feeling humility beyond belief. and certain degree of embarrassment and that's only because, you know, i have the greatest job in the police department. probably the greatest job in policing. >> meanwhile laura cassidy sustain ability manager for the philadelphia department of prisons and joanne dobb general manager for public affairs at the philadelphia water department were both awarded for excellence in customer service. >> we've been having excellence in weather lately. back to your fox 29 weather authority. many enjoying the nice weather today in rittenhouse square. nice, it was more than nice. it was phenomenal. good weather temporary relief. temperatures are heating back up. meteorologist kathy orr is tracking those changes. hello, kathy. >> good afternoon, lucy. it looked beautiful in rittenhouse square. more like june i think than
september and look at market street. i'll step out so you can take a good look. busy this afternoon of. everyone wants to get home and enjoy the next couple of house before the sun sets. temperatures on our way up. sunday at 85. yesterday 84. today 85. tomorrow going for 91 degrees. hot again but not for long. not this time. we're in the talking about heat wave. no way. right now in philadelphia, 83. in the poconos 74. reading 83. lancaster 82. down the shore we have a sea breeze and this one is very obvious. look at these temperatures from beach haven through the boardwalk to ocean city some mid 70s. 75 in allentown and wildwood and cape may sitting at 74. this pushing inland as far to the west as hammonton but voorhees still warm at 85 degrees. not impacted by that sea breeze. we will watch high pressure build off the coast stronger southwesterly winds tonight and tomorrow morning and then we'll watch this front move through. behind it, some cooler air. we'll get no a northerly wind
and they will be quite strong by late tomorrow. so humid in the morning less humid on the back side of that front by tomorrow afternoon. as this front moves through not a lot of moisture associate with it. there is a chance we could see a shower or pop up thunderstorm late in the afternoon. especially to the north and west as we see that front pass by. otherwise, just seeing some clouds moving through the delaware valley during the evening. this is what i'm talking about with the wind gust. now watch this as we go through late tonight. by about 12, 1:00 a.m. you see the strong southerly winds. by 7:00 a.m. a southwesterly wind in millville at 20 miles an hour really heating up in wildwood. tomorrow morning southwesterly winds at about 20 miles an hour. and then the winds begin to shift out of the west and in the wake of that cold front they will become northwesterly and by late tomorrow night, we're in the talking about warm winds. we're talking about cooler winds. straight out of the north at 20 miles an hour in pottstown in philadelphia even wrightstown showing the massive cool down with a strong northerly wind
tomorrow evening. so if you don't like it hot, tomorrow night that's going to be the night for you. in the city overnight 68. the suburbs 61. mainly clear, noticeably more humid. tomorrow it's like a one hit wonder just one day only. 91 degrees. hot more humid as spotty storm north and wests were aleukia head challenging the record of into tomorrow set back in 1995. of course we're going for forecast high of 91. on your extended forecast from the weather authority, much cooler thursday and morning low of 58 on friday. sweater weather on the way to school. saturday the better half of the weekend some showers and storms possible sunday. monday a lingering shower. and by tuesday, sunny and pleasant. still in the 80s and that is where we should be for this time of year. not in the 90s. although it will be nice. >> just one day. >> just one day. >> you got it. >> that's right. we got a break from little bit of nfl eagles right now. they get a day off since they're sliding the schedule they play on monday. all about college football.
temple talking today listen they're trying to further their stake as a powerhouse in pennsylvania. they could do that if they beat penn state on saturday. we preview that game and last night chip kelly coached his first game as a 49ers head coach. everyone in philly i'm sure hoping he lost this one. too bad, he didn't. that's coming up in sports. big oil polluters. they have a friend in pennsylvania. millionaire pat toomey. toomey voted
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♪ this game will be the biggest game for temple all season saturday. taking on penn state in happy valley. this game could have big implications when it comes to recruiting. the owls find a way beat penn state two years in row. high school kids in the state might start thinking temple over the lions. last year temple shocked penn state in the season opener. the owls dominated in just about every way. that became their historic season start. both teams know they are jockeying for a position in the state. so last year was still last year. the owls know it might be a different one this year. >> it means a lot, you know, it's something that, you know, that has been accomplished, you know, since when ever it was, but it's a new year for us this year. we going to try to do it again. >> it will be loud, you know. offense, when they on offense it will be quiet. but when our offense sought there it probably will be different for them. defense will fun time. be able to talk to each other. offense probably going to have a little difficult time. >> the eagles great game sunday
they have an extra day off. they play monday night. so they're not back at practice until tomorrow. they did make a small move today adding former georgia quarterback aaron murray to the practice squad. everybody look at this on december 22nd against the giants a thursday night game the black on black color rush jerseys jordan matthews. i like it. black on black looks good. chip kelly's debut as the 49ers head coach last night unfortunately he went to a win. 11-yard touchdown. yes. that made it seven to nothing. the rams looked terrible. i mean awful. the number one overall pick didn't dress. keenan was the starter and look at this. keenan throws an interception. he was terrible. the rams will be awful this year. in the third quarter blaine hits mcdonald for the 8-yard touchdown. chip dominates in his first game
in san francisco, 28-zero. i'm putting more of that on the ram. they were awful. maybe i'm doing to because we want chip kell toll lose and we don't want to be him good with the 49ers. still on, come on rams. in exactly. >> can't you even score. >> the best thing of the night was the streaker guy that was going down the -- >> if you get a chance listen to the commentary. >> the commentary is great part. >> check us out tonight for the fox 29 news at 10:00. that will do it for us here at 6:00. we'll see it right back here at 10:00. >> not that we're saying you should do something like that. >> for my entertainment, do it. owe want to see it. (laughter)
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