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we continue to follow breaking news, at least one person is in brandywine hospal this morning after a shooting in south coatesville, chester county. the gunfire broke out around 2:00 along first avenue, and there may be more victims. we of course will keep it to up date as we learn more on this breaking news coming into us right now. well, it is decision day for philadelphia public schools. officials say it if he they pate district headquarters right now with the very latest as major announcement is expected later this morning. steve? >> reporter: 1300 employees, facing layoffs, class sizes, that could balloon, to some 40 per class, and a start date which is supposed to be on
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september 8th, could get pushed back to who knows when, all of that will be decided, at a meeting this morning, at about 10:00 a.m., but let's take a look at the issues the school district is facing. >> august 15th is the date by which we're going to make a decision. >> it is the ends after suspense full summer for philadelphia's school children, on a promised decisive day, that will decide the direction of the entire school year. >> although we love assurances, having the money in the bank, so to speak, is more useful. >> but that money is not in the bank. the school district of philadelphia facing a 81 million-dollar deficit, now, without that money guaranteed, superintendent william hite says announcements will come today about the possibility of layoffs, expanded class sizes, and a delayed start date. >> none of those things are things that i think our children should be exposed to. >> district officials hope the money would come from 2-dollar per pack cigarette tax.
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but after initial passage, the final vote stalled out in the state legislature. lawmakers don't come back to session until september 15th, but school starts on the eighth. house majority leader mike tursai discussed this. >> we'll discuss getting this done, pork aside, getting clean bill done, getting it on to the governor's desk, and continuing to work together on making sure that we help the right district but still get quality education. >> but with no actual funding guarantee on this decisive day, the suspense continues. anything is fair game in a matter of hours. and so governor corbett has done some work on this, he advanced some $265 million, already alloted in the school budget, but that's like getting a check early, that you're supposed to get on friday, instead of some other day it, doesn't do anything to alleviate the cash flow problem that the district has, so coming into today, when all of these decisions are supposed to get done, no
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guarantee on monday that i will come to the district which is why today is so crucial. 10:00 a.m., for this announcement from the superintendent. it is the latest from the philadelphia school district headquarters, steve patterson, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> steve, thank you. here is a look at things happening today. the home of the philadelphia fire department's engine company 66 reopens. the roxborough station was closed last winter because of hazardous fumes. it is all clear now. also, the greater philadelphia boy scouts are holding blood drives today. so roll up those sleeves, do your part during this dire time, time of dire need. twelve drives in philadelphia, montgomery, and chester counties over the next three week aids. and the wildwood tatoo convention kicks off today. convention center, and includes not just tatoo artists but also butch patrick, also known as eddie munster. >> oh, ya, big fan. >> right now, 6:03, want to head outside, check with katie for our forecast for the day.
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>> cool start to the morning for mid august standards, our temperatures are way owa dose of fall. and at least meet logically speaking we really don't start to feel these casino every temperatures again for about a month from now. let's take a look at storm scan3, remains quiet, remains empty. you can see the very beginning of the loop. retreat, though, of the lil rounds every rain that came through last night, obviously long gone. dropping, though, on the thermometer as of now, although in philadelphia, we officially hit 06 degrees at the international airport, but if you look closely, bottom right corner of your screen, indicating 59 degrees, where i am standing right now, as i'm standing on skydeck, we've got our very own observation station on the roof as well. little cooler in parts of the city depending where you are. but expecting beautiful day, bright, sunny, at the shore, in philadelphia, perhaps, couple of more clouds up in the poconos, but nice dose of september, like i said, and everybody can expect just really pleasant day. bob, we send it into you. >> sounds good, katie. 05:00, on friday morning, tgif. off to pretty good start,
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katie mentioned, roads starting to dry out, from the overnight rain. but, not bad at all. say good morning to conshohocken. live look at the schuylkill expressway, right near the conshohocken interchange. no problems east or westbound this morning. again, we had power problem down near girard avenue. now that the daylight is with us, really non-issue. but the roads are still little damp. watch out. maybe some on and off-ramps are curbside on the 42 freeway, here, the headlights coming in toward philadelphia, headed in toward the walt whitman bridge, but later on around lunch time, oak all going to turn around, because we will be headed to the shore. here is the deal. new traffic pattern, in place for everyone that's going to be headed to the shore over the walt whitman bridge. we will come over the walt whitman, down on to the freeway, between route 130 and 295, there is going to be a three-way split decision, you got to go over. one lane to the left, two up the middle, and one on the right, and they're all separated by concrete barriers. this is new pattern, that went into play late last night, and
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will impact everyone, that heads into south jersey, but mainly i'm concerned about the shore crowd that's going to be headed down it way later today. mass transit looking good with no delays. erika, back over to you. >> thank you. missouri officials unveil sweeping response to help calm, follows five days of violent clashes between police and protesters, over the shooting death of an un arm black teenager. cbs news correspondent omar a via franco joins us in ferguson, missouri, details on this developing story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erika. no tear gas, no rubber bullets, just a peaceful protest here in4h ferguson, missouri, thanks in part to a new police force watching over the protesters. calm prevailed in ferguson, mills urie thursday night, as demonstrators once again took to the streets to protest the death of 18 year old mike and brown. who was shot by police on saturday. the mood ranged from subdued
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to festive. people honked their car hoons, and some chanted. it is a big change after four nights filled with violence, and tear gas. >> say what you got to say. >> earlier in the day, captain ron johnson of the missouri highway patrol, led hundreds in a peaceful march. his department now overseas the protesters, after governor jay nixon stripped local police of their duty. the governor is hoping johnson, a a ferguson native, will help diffuse tensions here. so far, it seems, to be working. the streets are quiet this morning. >> we're a community. we're all a part that far community in it together. >> residents seem to embrace his presence. >> love you all. >> ferguson's peaceful protest just one of more than 09 across the country thursday. people from new york's times square to chicago to san francisco participate in the vigils and mars in what was promoted on social media as national moment of silence to protest michael brown's death.
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>> there was one tense moment during the protest yesterday, some of the troopers actually swooped in and surprised the crowd, but there were only there because a woman needed medical attention, and they took her to get some help. erika? >> all right, thank you. other news this morning, two amish girls a.m. duct from the roadside farm stand are rerned to the paren >> the girls reunited when their parties end last night two. men took the girls to rural home near the canadian border wednesday night. when the girls were left alone, they got away, and went looking for help. >> the children seemed to be healthy, a little wet, and cold, were dropped off at residential area in rich ville. children walk to up a home, knowledge on the door after stranger, the stranger brought them home to their house. and the police were there waiting. >> the girls are safe. once again, two male suspects
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remain on the loose. right now 6:09. today's finally the day. >> it is here. >> it is phillies little league team with high hopes. >> the taney dragons are getting ready for their moment in the spotlight at the little league worlds series in williamsport. matt rivers is in williamsport right now where the team hits the field this afternoon at 3:00. matt? >> morning! >> reporter: good morning to you, ukee and erika. this is shaping up to be beautiful day for some baseball here in williamsport. the taney dragons are set to take on the team from nashville, tennessee on this beautiful field behind me around 3:00 today. now, we've got some video to show you of the taney dragons yesterday, getting little vp in. got some time in the batting cages yesterday afternoon, the team has been up here since monday, but they haven't got ton of practice time since it has rained up here little bit. but the team still looks sharp, relaxed, in the cages yesterday. families of these kids, haven't really seen their kids lightly because it has been one travel tournament to the next. so some of the families will be seeing their kids for the
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first time in a few days, when they take the field later today. a few families did make it up here yesterday, though, including the older brother of one of the players. >> right now more excited but when the game gets closer i'll and lot more nervous. this is the fit i of philadelphia flag. guy was handing them out in the evening moms. so me and actually ty's brother will probably be waiving this is during the game. >> little bit every philly pride there. we like to see. that will once again, the team plays at 3:00 p.m. on this field, a little bit later today. little later on in our broadcast, however, we will talk to the parents of mone davis, in case you haven't heard of her yet, she is the star female pitcher for the taney dragons, who has been striking everybody out. we'll be talking to her parents coming up around 6:35. for now, live in williamsport. >> man, looks like you got some great seats there. are you on that hill in left field there? >> well, you arranged it for him, ukee. >> we are right on the hill.
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we got the best seats in the house, you know what? we didn't have to pay for it which is great. although no one has to pay for tickets up here. that's one of the cool things about the little league worlds series. come up, you don't have to fay for the seats. first come first serve kind of thing. >> fans start scrambling yards. we'll get back to you later today. >> you can show your support by cheering on the dragons from philadelphia city hall. pep rally kicks off at 2:00 then the game will be broadcast on big screen in the city hall courtyard at 3:00. >> that's exciting. i can't wait. still ahead, most expensive car ever sold at auction, see what $38 million will get you. on the other side. >> onegent warning this morning about ebola. why it is drastically under estimated. >> and olympic gold metalist amy vandike all smiles as she is released from the hospital two months after an accident that left her paralyzed. see what she says about her progress when we come back.
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katie is looking by the side of the green screen. >> that's a strong word, lurking? >> pretty shop. >> sun clear lip just came up. officially sunrise 6:13 this morning. now i'm creepily walk in the shop. >> creepy? >> i don't know how creep that i was. in atlantic city you have absolutely beautiful view. really anywhere else, too, not one cloud in the sky at the moment. we're going to ends one full sunshine, low humidity, comfortable warmth. i always like to call this is the weather trifecta. because you have three for three, with just beautiful conditions. we go ahead, look at what the rest of the day that is store. sunny, gorgeous, feeling casino of like fall out there, guys. definitely more dose of september with the high of 79. we drop it down to 60 tonight. under generally clear sky. another good excuse to leave the ac off if you so desire. so saving a lot on the energy bills here this year, it seems, or this summer specifically. tomorrow, though, little warmer, still bright, sunny, and have you dodging couple of showers or storms by sunday. bob, over to you.
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>> good morning, 6:15, on friday, live look at disable here, behind me, this is schuylkill expressway, eastbound, right on the ramps to 202. we got penndot arrow truck, on the way, at least he's off to the shoulder unlike that fellow we had to deal with yesterday on i-95. live look here at i95, in delaware county for the gang headed northbound, maybe catching early flight out of town, for little vacation this weekend. no problems at all, no problems at all up and down the i95 corridor. we do have a delay on 295, southbound, gee for a ride. southbound headed into the black horse pike, only the two left lanes are open. again, it is all part of the construction project, than a new traffic pattern here in bellmawr. majors coming in from the suburbs, looking good, and we got big concert tonight, luke brian at lincoln financial fieldment take a look at this. the parking lots open up at noon. >> concert? >> concert not until like 8:00 i think, but we'll have a
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little soda at noon. >> go big or go home. >> mass transit looking good with no delays. >> big gulp for bob. >> big gulp indeed. >> time is 6:16. breaking news on cbs-3. one person in brandywine hospital after a shooting on first avenue in south coatesville chester county and there are reports of more victims. also, a 10:00 o'clock news conference could tell us if philadelphia public schools will open on time. superintendent, doctor william hite, says there is a budget shortfall, that could delay the opening. and also, force layoffs. >> and peaceful march in ferguson, missouri last night instead every violent clashes between police and demonstrators. protesters are very angered over the police-involved shooting death of tee age err last weekend. we'll be right back.
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>> worlds health organization the magnitude of the ebola vie us is vastly understatement dollars. death toll from the virus now past 1,000. ebola has infected at least 1900 people in nigeria, guinea, liberian sierra leone, since the outbreak began this year. half of the victims have died. scientists are getting positive results, from the chicken gun yeah vaccine. show the vaccine produces anti bod innings that successfully fight the virus, which is spread by mosquitos. symptoms include joint pain, with headache and fever. >> former olympic swimmer, discharge from the colorado hospital after two months of
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rehabilitation for spinal cord injury. vandiken paralyzed in a atv crash in june. she and her husband were riding at tv's at their home in arizona when amy hit a curb and went down an embankment. she reflected on her time in they are. >> i been a lot of smiles and a lot of lawyers and a will of yahoo's and a lot of singing. a lot of tears shed for sure. this is not easy. and i don't want to portray the fact because i have a smile on my face that is really is easy. it is really not. >> she won four gold metals at the 1996 atlanta olympics. well, a 1962 for err i has just become the most expensive car in the world. >> i can't believe this. it sold for $38 million. for one car. and there it is. i mean, it is beautiful, a ferrari, gto. you may be wondering what makes this car so available in one of just a few dozen built,
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was completely rebuilt after a crash that killed its first own nerve 1963. it was used in several races after that. so far the new owner has w nll t to you on talk fill. >> i oh, no, i'm staying trying to get some cash for my electra 225. have you ever seen a deuce and a quarter? >> i've seen 2.25. no idea what else you are talking about. >> someone, please send her a picture, please, please. >> deuce and a quarter? >> that's right. nick foles talks about the eagles and the pay tree at game tonight in pre-season play coming up next in sports. >>head, they lure in you with immediate discount, but not all store credit cards are a good deal. three's on your side with which cars can end up costing you down the road. that's coming up.
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>> just past 6:23, already,
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enjoying our day, it will be beautiful. >> if you guys new the kind of ridiculous shenanagans that went on in this room during commercial breaks, i would think you would love us even more. actually pretty ridiculous and awe awesome. going to quick check, 56 degrees, it is cool out in those suburbs, guys, i'm telling you, light wind, but low dew point, boding well for the day ahead. it will be beautiful out there. look at these dew points. good hair day. if i ever saw it. so i know bob is sporting his super intricate hairstyle today because of. that will 79, sunny today, 84, sunny tomorrow. beautiful both days. and then by sunday, couple of showers or storm make a return to the forecast. bob? >> i was going to get it spike with maybe like the blonde tips over the weekends. what do you think? >> i think deaf throw, that bob. >> that's a one direction concert rubbing off on you. >> exactly, good morning, everybody. live look, at 202, right near the work zone, with the sun beginning to rise. certainly have to deal with sun glare this morning, that's okay, roll the windows down, open up the sun roof.
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ninety-five looking good out of northeast philly. friday mornings always lighter than the other work days, then just watch for some midday work today coming to baltimore avenue at lansdowne avenue. ukee, back over to you. >> thank you, sir. eagles and patriots kick off game two in foxboro, massachusetts later tonight. chip kelly offense will be short few pieces, wide out jeremy maclin sat out practice against the patriots, listed as questionable with hamstring injury. riley cooper has if the injury. quarterback nick foles through two interceptions last week you may remember against the bears, but says this week should be better. >> conceptually, just run the play, they'll run their coverage, try it make plays, try to lure me into things. that is why they're great. able to jump on football, able to entice quarterbacks. but, just trust, going through the plays. >> hopefully these guys play little longer tonight. phillies take on the giants later tonight, fishes pitch 10:15 p.m. our time. cole hamels gets the start for the phils, lost five of the
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last six. the game will be on by the way 98.1wogl. 12:10 a.m. wpht. birds on 94wip. rob manfred is the new commissioner of major league baseball. he's been in the commissioner's office since 1998. he's credit dollars with keeping the labor peace in our national pasttime. manfred says he wants to speed up the game, and make the national pasttime more attractive to the younger generation. present commissioner budd selig is retiring at the end of this season. good luck to him indeed. >> coming up: updating breaking news, at least one person shot in chester county, could more victims. >> also the question philadelphia families want answered. will schools open on time? we're live with preview of today's highly anticipated announcement. matt? >> and there are 180,000 little league teams throughout the world, 16 of them good enough to make it here to williamsport. one of them is from philly.
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coming up: live report on the taney dragons. >> and will it and good day for a baseball game? i'm thinking yes. katie has your forecast, bob checking the roads, doing it together on the 3's, we'll be right back.
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i'm tom wolf, i'll be a governor who stands up for the middle class for a change. >> we're following breaking news this morning from chester county. at least one person is in brandywine hospital after shooting in south coatesville. the gunfire broke out around 2:00 this morning, along the 500 block of first avenue. we're told there could be more
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victims. we will keep you posted as we learn more. >> also, today, we will learn the fate of philadelphia public schools. superintendent hite says multi-million dollar budget gap is not filled, school may not open on time. "eyewitness news" reporter steve patterson joins us now, he's outside school district headquarters with details on the big announcement later this morning. steve? >> reporter: well, you know, erika, the superintendent has met with state officials this week, as early as this week, and they've hashed out few things. now, we don't know exactly what those things are. so the point about today is we don't know what is coming t could be layoffs it, could be an increased amount of kids in a classroom. it could be a push back of the original start date. all of that, though, will get decided supposedly at about 10:00 o'clock this morning, i want to tell you about what's been going on this year, though, district officials facing $81 million budget gap. without that guaranteed money, money we've been talking about, the outlook unfortunately is bleak. district off i hoping the
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money would come from 2-dollar per cigarette, 2-dollar per box cigarette tax, but that's stalled out. in the state legislature, the state legislature, by the way, not back in session until september 15th. there was effort to get them back earlier. they'll not be back earlier. school starts by the way on september 8th. earlier, the governor tried to do something. he advanced $265 million, but that's money that is already in the budget for the philadelphia school district. so that does not solve deficit problems. now, again, we're hearing there should be a big announcement this morning, the superintendent to decide on issues based on the fact that that money is not guaranteed. we heard originally it would come from a src meeting, the school reform commission, sometime about 9:00. that's been canceled, in lou of that announcement from the superintendent. now, at 10:00 o'clock, this morning, of course, we'll have a crew here to bring you the latest. reporting live from the district headquarters, i'm steve patterson, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> and the clock continues to
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tick, steve, thank you. developing right now, cnn reports, we could learn the name of the officer who shot and killed 18 year old mike brown, as soon as today. meanwhile, calm has returned to ferguson missouri after change in police presence. >> there were no arm orders cars, no officers in riot gear, but protesters shouted and honked horns over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer. mission urie state police have taken over security led by ferguson native. >> we're going to look at this from a personal stant point f that was my son, or that was my friends, how would i feel, what my emotions would be, and whatever my voice was, i want to have the right to say what that voice is. and that's what we're going to do here today, and every day forward. >> missouri governor jay nixon's trip local police of law end foesment authority after four nights of violent clashes. every 28 hours, every 28
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hours, united states, someone is killed, ex judithly. >> back here at home, hundreds gathered in philadelphia's love park last night for vigil in remembrance of mike brown. participants brought signs and wore red ribbons in a show of solidarity. then at 7:20 the group held candles in the air for one minute to observe a national moment of silence. peace vigils were also held in 86 other cities, across the country. let's get your traffic and weather together. here's kate. >> i we are certainly looking beautiful out there this morning, ukee, good morning, everybody, that is cool start, however, and last night you might have gotten hit by that lil rounds of rain. and it was a little pocket, but man it drenched us at times. when we look at storm scan3, you see the little zone of rain moving out to sea there. that's actually what rolls through last night. so we're since now well in the clear. temperatures have dropped off as a result. i'm going to take you back in time here, through time lapse. facing north toward center city from south philly here, outside the leadership ac aid any, currently temperatures
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casino of cool. looking at yesterday, between the hours of 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. so look what happens. the skies hey all looks good. then all the sudden, wait for it. boom. look at. that will i mean, we just got clobbered. it came up on us quick. now it is out of here. that's good news, always cool to capture that on video, show it to you the next morning. meanwhile, cool morning for us out there, temperatures at best only in the low 60s, even as we hit 9:00 a.m. dispute full sunshine, shooting for temperature that flirts with 80. it is just warm enough. bob, over to you. >> sounds good. 6:35, katie, good morning, everybody, tgif. we're ready for the weekends, one more work day rush hour get through. going outside, live look, this fellow here, disable, you think you're having bad start to the weekend? it could be worse. flat tire here. the schuylkill expressway, on the ramps to 202. we have got penndot arrow truck, helper on the way there. at least he is off to the shoulder, just be ready to hit the brakes though going on by. going to the blue route, good morning delco. where the sun's beginning to
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rise over saint david's, little bit of haze here, the fog, just casino of laying over the trees, right by the route one interchange therefore spring fields, but no major problems up and down 476 this morning. accident outside in trooper here, 363, right near the skippack pike. we got vehicle fire, along the dekalb pike at michael's lane just off route 202, there, and otherwise starting to see the slow downs on i95, coming southbound, into girard avenue. schuylkill looking good. no problems on 476, mass transit at this moment running with no delays. erika, ukee, over to you. >> phillies new dream team. >> the taney dragons take to the field this afternoon in their first little league world series game. "eyewitness news" reporter matt rivers is in williamsport, right now, to tell you more about it, matt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ukee, erika. it will be about eight and a half hours from now when the taney dragons take the field behind me, in this beautiful stadium. they'll be cheered on by thousands of fans set to cheer on phillies own favorite
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little leaguers. >> at least the kids on the team could get rid of any nerves by mashing a few balls. they did just that at thursday's batting practice. their parents on the other hands have nothing but their thoughts, some can't even sit still during games. >> we're the pace, the wanders err, okay, we'll go take a walk. >> most of taney's parents are getting into williamsport on thursday, the rest are headed up tomorrow morning, including the parents of star pitcher mone davis. they spoke to "eyewitness news" back if philly. >> will she go play another team, we ' hearsay oh, they got a girl. you know, once she get on the mound and show them what she can do, you don't hear no more that far. >> for them and all of the parents, ride to williamsport has been surreal. >> we don't know what's around the next corner. some of that surprising, not knowing what's around the next corner, has made this all the better. >> as for their kids, it is all about the moment now. they look focus in the practice, not even talking to reporters, because soon enough it will be game time. and phillies favorite little leaguers are going to go to work. >> these kids have been
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working hard for a long time. so it is great. i'm glad people recognize it, and i'm glad philadelphia takes pride in it. >> and remember, this is a double elimination tournament. so no matter whether the taney dragons win or lose today, they'll be playing again this weekend, if they loosen playing saturday night f they win, they'll be playing on sunday night. ukee, erika, i'm hoping to see them again on sunday night. >> i hope you brought a loft clothes, man. brought a loft clothes annex tends that stay. because hopefully they'll be there. hey, matt, by the way, i know you're up there in left field seats. gout some good seats. but look what we have? we have the new t-shirt here. >> it says 2014 mid-atlantic champs, taney. we got to get one of these out to matt. >> we will. i know you can get your taney merchandise. >> i got to get mine. >> what size you wear? >> medium? >> oh, you know, whatever you send me, ya, medium is good. i'll take it. >> he's wearing blue at least, so he has the colors going.
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>> just charge it to channel three, just expense it. >> i'll charge it to bob kelly! bob kelly, i'm going to charge it to bob. show your support for the hometown team. taney t-shirts available at three modell's stores, snyder avenue, oregon avenue, and chestnut street, 100% of the proceeds donated back to the league. >> love that. >> fantastic indeed. >> hey, if you have your t-shirt you need somewhere to watch the game. we have pep rally in philadelphia at city hall. game be loud cast at the big screen, city hall courtyard, starts at 3:00. that's going to be packed i bet. >> i got my popcorn ready. game time 3:00. let's do this. another auto recall to tell but this morning, this time from ford, on the other side. >> also ahead, stores offer a lot of perks if you use their credit cards. but is it worth it? we'll take a look at which cars can ends up costing you even more down the road. >> and talk about getting caught red handed. police officer drivers by a car, and sees something suspicious hanging out of the trunk. see what the thief tried to
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get away with.h. when we come back. >> a lot of fans will be shaking it tonight, opening up the parking lot at noon, eight hours. >> luke i luke! have a great show. give us the buzz if you're up this early. tell us more. we'll be right back. good morning, family. >> ♪
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police individual joe from uncle county north carolina shows car dragging a safe stole friend a pharmacy. investigators say, the driver smashed a drive-thru window, and tide a rope around the 100-pound safe containing prescription drugs. that suspect is now behind bars. >> that's just hilarious. >> it is. >> oh, wow. not your typical lift off of the johnson space center in houston. a team of engineers placed rep applicant after the space shuttle independence on top of a real 747 shuttle carriers, outside the front door of the museum. the shuttle and plane are part of a planned exhibit which will show the history of the space shuttle program. it is supposed to open next year. >> ukee, we go ahead, talk about this month so far. it felt awfully cool for the standard of august, right? and certainly, it has been. we are actually at this point only halfway through the month already 2.2 degrees below our seasonable average. now, keep in mind, i know that sounds like it is not a l but 2.2 degrees over the span
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whatever two and a half weeks, that's a huge deal, and the number of 09 agree days we've had thus far, just one, just uno, highest temperature we hit actually 09. we've got 30 agree spread. we officially hit 06 degrees at the airport earlier on this morning. some of you obviously cooler than this this morning, too, so some of you might need to break out the fleece, pollen count still high regardless, it stays that way even into monday, by sunday tracking couple of showers or storms, it is not a wash out, however, so if you have outdoor plans i would keep them. just keep eye to the sky, especially around philadelphia, the p.m. time frame. that will start to see any wet weather moving in. today is fabulous. tomorrow, looking good, too, little warmer, i'll say it, bob likes what i say, gorgeous outside. 84 degrees, and we look ahead to sunday, we will be spiking here on the thermometer, 87, again, some sunshine for you, but there will be shower or a storm around. gorgeous bob. >> there you go, you can't be saying fabulous, you got to be saying gorgeous, gorgeous, out there, 6:44, good morning,
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everybody. accident out here in the neighborhood, philadelphia pike, right at swamp pike, just above pottstown. and then we're also looking at a crash along county line road right at meeting house road. police on the scene there outside of warminster. if you are headed to the shore today, heads up. >> this will be a hot mess, because they set up a new traffic pattern, for anyone headed over the walt whitman bridge, down on to the 42 freeway. right there between 130 and 295, you got three different cattle shoots, one lane on the right, two up the middle, another one on the left. and you are going to have to make that decision as you head south onto the 42 freeway. horeha keep in mind as you try to go through south philly on your way to the shore, folks are going to be headed into the luke brian concertment check it out, parking lots open up at noon today for the big concert that's over there tonight. i think that's katie yelling yahoo. ukee, erika, back over to you. >> thank you, there is breaking news in this look at today's headlines on cbs-3. one person is in the hospital
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after a shooting early today in south coatesville chester county. the shooting happened about 2:00 this morning. also, there will be news conference at 10:00 this morning at the philadelphia school district building. we could learn as city public schools will open on time. superintendent william hite says the budget shortfall could mean delays and layoffs. philadelphia's own pennsylvania state little league champions, the taney dragons, hit the fields in williamsport later today. they take on the team from tennessee game time 3:00. we now know next month's emmy awards include tribute to robin williams. emmy and oscar winner found dead monday after apparent suicide. he was 63. williams wife revealed the actor in the early stages every parkinson's disease but he wasn't ready to share that diagnosis publicly. she says williams was also struggling with depression, and anxiety. fellow actor, michael j. fox reacted to the news on twitter he says quote stunned to learn robin had pd.
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pretty sure his support for our diagnosis pre dated. i wish him peace. three's on your side this morning with recall from ford. the auto maker's recalling more than 83,000 cars and suv's because of faulty axle clip. it involves 2012 through 2014 ford edge and lincoln mkx. the 2013 and 2014 ford flex, and lincoln mkt, and the 2013 and 2014 ford taurus and lincoln mks. ford says the clips were improperly installed, and could cause some vehicles to lose power or roll away while parked. and, if you are a fan of keurig coffee, start stocking up now, it was to get more expensive. rising cost toss are to blame for their force to increase prices for many of their products up to 9%. the price hike starts in november. well, if you are doing some back to school shopping, you will likely be faced with an offer or two for a store's credit card.
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recent survey of many of those cards found the interest rates though may cost consumers more than they anticipate. "3 on your side" consumer reporter jim donovan looks at the pros and cons. >> what shopper doesn't want to score a discount in a store? in many cases, retailers will save the best offer for last. an opportunity to save an extra 15, maybe even 20%, at the register by signing up for store credit card. recent cards. com found that consumers may savemown nation's largest retailers. the average annual percentage rom 36 of the rate was 23.23%. about eight points higher than the average credit card. among those with the highest, sale's rate up to 28.99%. office depo, staples, and best buy, were as high as 27.99%. now, if you pay off a balance in full each month, that makes
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high interest a moot point. incentives like store coupons, sales, can be good, especially back to school time and during the holidays. but, you really need to be mindful of how many offers you except. applicant cases for tho credit reports. too many inquiries can put a dent in your yesterday the score. reporting for "3 on your side", i'm jim donovan. ♪ >> the words is farewell. sir paul mccartney helps close san francisco candlestick park. >> ♪ >> nearly 50,000 fans packed the stale yum for the final public event there. forty-four year old park serve as home for san francisco giants and 49ers for decades, also the site of the beatles final concert. the stadium will be demolished either later this year or early next year.
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laurence, co-star will miss, will be reprice g their roles thirds installment. franchise. said he heard it straight from producer jerry brick him err. right now no word on a release date. that should be fun. >> love those movies. so funny. >> it should be fun. big will fry west philly back at it again. we'll take short break. be right back. >> ♪ happy ♪ >> sun's coming up, it is friday, a tough week on a lot of levels. >> but look at that down the shore. gout to feel happy looking at that sunrise. >> come on, pennsylvania, new jersey, delaware, everyone, watching, around the world, on line, let's do this. one, two, go. ♪
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using invokana® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may increase risk of low blood sugar. it's time. lower your blood sugar with invokana®. imagine loving your numbers. ask your doctor about invokana®. >> 6:53. >> it will be pretty nice day out there, guys, same storm system we were dodging earlier
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this is the week, still spinning away, though, as we take this really wide zoom on storm scan3. so i would say the poconos, have a shot to see couple of clouds as the the dayhere little breezy, i'll give that you. but high uv index means you need the sun block, breeze will make it feel more comfortable to you. 84 degrees on saturday, with more sunshine, and there will be a shower or storm to dodge on sunday, but, overall, if you've got outdoor plans, i would say keep them. just eye to the sky. >> 6:54, live look at i95, jammo, in friday morning, girard avenue, morning rushing hour crowd going into that three lane squeeze there, coming into center city. 422, sun glare around the sane gabe's curve right outside of trooper, route 363 at the skippack pike, watch for a set of downed wires caused by an accident. vehicle fire, along dekalb pike at michael's lane, pretty much off to the side now.
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luke brian tonight, a loft extra volume for evening rush hour, plus, remember we got shore traffic going through the same area, but to play it safe, get down there early. parking lots open up at noon today. ukee, back over to you. >> just great day on the ocean city boards walk, 105 annual baby parade health. >> hit the board's, there, fancy division with presentation, so-called be sure. and then, this is my favorite, little madeline, and her family, took home the top prize, in the small float division with let it go with warm hugs in summer. frozen theme. >> let it go ♪ >> little elsa there,
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fabulous. >> oh, the smile. >> hold that smile. >> looking terrified. >> who are all these people? >> once again, detectives out in white attire, dinner end blank. the outdoor dining event already sold out. but you have a chance to win your seats, have a chance right now, head to cbs-3 facebook page, where you can enter two win two tickets. location kept secret until the very day of the event. good luck to you. >> i hear you, backyards, on the list. >> my backyard? oh, is it? >> better cut the grass. >> my family, love them. hey, coming up on our sister takes the "cw philly" we'll continue our coverage, conference set at 10:00 o'clock, and live in williamsport, where the taney dragons are getting ready for the little league world series. >> mom on mission, she kept getting frustrated when her kids would ignore her texts. the app she create that makes them call her back.
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grade idea, i love this. >> coming up next on cbs this morning, meet a man more than 100 million fans on line. wait until you see the ukalalee's start flying. >> excuse me? >> you snow. >> uke lay lee? >> is that you or -- >> i was wondering. keeping it live. keeping it local on the "c
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good morning. it is friday, august 15, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." protesters take to the streets across the country in a show of support for ferguson, missouri. >> new revelations about robin williams's health struggles during his final days. >> and a little girl with a big league arm shaking up the world series. >> first your eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> no justice, no peace! >> protesters turning out in dozens of cities. missouri's outrage ripples across the country. >> major policing changes have taken effect. >> things are going
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