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next. also new this morning a three car crash on the roosevelt boulevard overnight, we will have the details for you. an 11 year-old girl is rush to the hospital after she is shot inside of her own home, we will hear from neighbors coming up next. today it is sunday march between the second good morning to you thanks so much for joining us. i'm nicole brewer. it is 7:00 o'clock. the let's start with carol for a check on that forecast again, lot cooler then we would like but no precipitation do we have that going for us. >> that is trade off that we get. the it the is colder then you want. we have been cold here forever. we continue that trend today but it will be dry today. we should be at least well a above freezing mark to the point that we will see more melting and get rid of the winter look. we need to get rid of the winter feel. this is something that maybe will warm you up. this is a look at citizens bank park, just 15 days from now, stand will be filled hopefully the weather will be a lot warmer and phillies will have a victory against the red sox. the nice looking shot this
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morning. notice clear skies over philadelphia. the flag is waving a little bit because wind will be picking up and they are already ten to 14 miles an hour. our temperatures are cold. we have 34 degrees. we still have snow to work on in that field across lower merion high school. we will get more melting done today as we take the air out of that snow and get some of that water out of it too. 38 degrees in philadelphia we have dropped, below 409-degree mark where we were first thing this morning. thirty-four trenton. 37 degrees in wilmington. it is 31 up in allentown. we will head to the shore and temperatures in the middle will 30's but cape may at 41 degrees. the not a bad morning just that the afternoon should be warmer this time of the year but we will hopefully get to 44 degrees today and we will be looking at a very bright day but it is cool over the next couple of days, we will check out that seven day forecast coming up, nicole. >> carol, thank you. we have some breaking news this morning out of philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood a 12 year-old boy was shot the in the thigh there. the the shooting happened
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around 2:30 inside a row home on the 3600 block of janey street. the boy is in stable condition. that shooting is under investigation. new this morning police are investigating a multiple vehicle crash in the lawncrest neighborhood. three cars collided in the northbound inner lanes of roosevelt boulevard at adams avenue. this all happened around 1:30. we are told no one was injured in that accident. also new this morning a family escaped flames in their burning home in olney. fire started in the rear of the row home located in the 200 block of ashdale street. the fire fighters quickly placed the fire under control and again that fire is being investigated. well, march madness is officially over for villanova, top seeded team failed to clinch a win against north carolina state loses 71-68. this one hurts. you'll see the players coming off the court there looking dejected from the loss. jay wright's squad going home much earlier then expect. it is especially hard for
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darren hillard and jayvaughn pinkston. hillard had game high 27-point. they made a game in the end but it was not enough. "eyewitness news" was inside the locker room after that game, lets take a look. >> it was tough. these guys have meant so much to me. these guys are my brothers, my everything. >> we felt that we had it. we let it slip away at the end but we battled but they just were the the better team today. >> we all had high expectations. we were able to live up to those expectations throughout the the whole year. we ran into a good team. we are disappointed about we should keep our head high because of how well we have played this year. >> surprisingville 'nova wildcats loss has fans reeling this morning even as the game went on yesterday and north carolina state held that lead, fans they still held out for hope. "eyewitness news" reporter steve paterson is live
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outside, villanova university with fan reaction, steve good morning. >> reporter: nicole, i'm 30 years old. it has in the been since the the year i was born in 1958 that villanova has taken/ncaa championship. just a few years of me being out of the college that they have won more than two games in the tournament this really felt like this was the year man. this was it. but not so. we have video from last night. students on campus here watching the games. the connolly center's bellaire terrace, just a roller coaster. you could tell from the very beginning that something was off with nova. eighth seeded nc state leading the at half time. really doing a good job with ball movement. of course inside there it would mean more heart trouble for second half. the wildcats did make a another just run pushing it to about one point within the the final minute, of the game but then they just could not push it, past that point and just
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could not get it done and so we spoke to some fans student, afterward who had the heart breaking reaction to really a terrible terrible loss. >> i don't even know what to say. tears in my eyes. that was rough. rough to watch. >> everybody holding on to that last hope. i thought we were going to get it. the that is tough to see. >> my gosh i just can't breathe. unfortunate, you know, outcome but we're still proud to be wildcats and still proud to be part of this community. they work really hard. >> reporter: sixteen game winning streak snapped in one night, you know, one thing you can say about nova there always is next year. they had such a magical season before the tournament but just seems to have problems always in march. hopefully next year they will get their act together. we are live at the the campus of the villanova university steve paterson for cbs-3
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"eyewitness news". >> all right steve, thank you. meanwhile philadelphia is mourning the loss of the legend eagles great chuck bednarik passed away yesterday after a brief illness. he defined an era in the nfl and the hall of famer is considered the greatest eagle ever. natasha brown has his story. >> reporter: he wore number six but they he called him concrete charlie. he was famous for being one of the more physically dominating players in the history of the game. he was last of the nfl's two-way players, playing center on offense and middle linebacker on defense and only coming off the field for kick off. former eagles coach dick vermeil said bednarik was philadelphia. >> it didn't take you long coming to philadelphia from the west coast to recognize that check bednarik was a symbol of excellence a symbol of toughness winning being the kind of person that he was, very up front and out spoken. he was i think sort of immortalized. >> reporter: after serving in world war two the the
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bethlehem pennsylvania native began an all american career at the university of pennsylvania. drafted with the first pick in the 1949 draft by the eagles he led the team to two nfl champion ships including the teams last championship in 1960. in his 14 seasons with the eagles he only missed three games while playing in eight pro bowls. he what's electric to the pro football hall of fame in 1969. >> he was the greatest eagle of all time. i mean when i think of the great eagles and there have been a lot of great eagles going way back to steve van buren and norm van brooklyn and tommy mcdonald and reggie white, but if i were to name one eagle that i would put the at the top of the list it would be chuck bednarik. >> reporter: chuck bednarik was the 89 years old. natasha brown, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> team owner jeffery lurie aid in part philadelphia fans grew up expecting toughness, all out effort and a
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workmanlike attitude from this team and so much of that image has its roots in the the way chuck played the game. you can learn more about chuck bednarik's extraordinary life and career on cbs philly.com. 7:08. an is 11 year-old girl is recovering after a bullet grazed her head. police say her brother accidentally pulled that trigger. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt spoke with stunned neighbors in the wissonoming section of the philadelphia. >> reporter: a teenage boy and his mother left this home on charles street after police say an 11 year-old girl was accidentally shot by her older brother. charlottea allen lives next door to the shooting scene and knows the 11 year-old. police say she suffered a grazed wound to the head and was conscious in the hospital. >> i don't want nothing to happen to my children but we have to respect the family. so they didn't give us any news in one told us nothing. >> reporter: police say the shooting happened inside the home neighbors stood outside
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and watched the scene unfold. >> there shouldn't be no guns in sight of kids, you know any of these kid could have got shot too, who knows it is crazy. >> you have to keep them locked up. when there are kid around we don't pull them out. the that is how i live with it. >> reporter: police have not released any names and say that the accidental shooter was 14 years old. police also interviewed the girls parents. the the 11 year-old is expect to be okay and there is no word on any charges n northeast philadelphia, david spunt for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". philadelphia police are working to identify a man floating in the delaware river near bridesberg. body was spotted saturday afternoon near brideberg rec center. police say the the victim was an older a man but has not released any other details. well a scare on the slopes, still ahead on "eyewitness news" several people are hurt at a popular ski resort when a chair lift malfunctions. also ahead investigators working to pinpoint the cause of the deadly house fire in
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brooklyn, that left seven children dead. and then, thousands turned out for a once in a lifetime opportunity, we will tell you about the high tides of the country coming up next. also carol is tracking chance of rain this week but before that we have to get through some chilly temperatures. we will have her forecast on
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ski area in maine. 200 people were ride ago this lift at sugar loaf mountain resort when it stopped and then went backward. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the mishap. in of the injuries were life threatening so that is good news. sugar loaf was sight of another chair lift accident in 2010 and at that time eight were hurt. incredible video for you out of ohio where a gas explosion damaged at least seven homes there it happened at day afternoon near ohio state university. fire fighters say gas employees were investigating a possible leak before it exploded. no serious injuries were report ared. eyewitnesses saw debris from that explosion several streets away. funeral services are scheduled for seven children who perish in a house fire in brooklyn new york. authorities believe that fire was caused by a malfunctioning hot plate left on for a sabbath. cbs news correspondent wendy gilette has the the details. >> reporter: fire fighters threw clothes from the second
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floor window that was still billowing out smoke after the victims were removed from the home. the fast moving fire in brooklyn took the lives of three girls age six, 11 and 16 and four boys age five, eight, ten, 12 all members of the same orthodox jewish family identified as the the the sasoons. >> this is the largest tragedy by fire that this city has had in seven years. >> reporter: the children's mother and teenage daughter both survived after jumping out second floor windows. >> i was up in the back room upstairs on the computer and i hear screaming from the child mommy, mommy help me and the smoke and the flames were horrible. i could see from it both side, back was a terrible thing. >> reporter: the block was closed off after fire fighters left. the fire started just after midnight while children were sleeping in five bedrooms near the rear of the home. investigators say a malfunctioning hot plate left operating on a kitchen counter
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caused the fire. many religious jew did his not use electricity on the saab what the to keep the day holy. fire safety team visited the neighborhood saturday afternoon. >> we're seeing that these items have to be monitored. >> reporter: investigators found a working smoke detector in the home's basement but no others in the house n brooklyn new york wendy gilette for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". check this out more than 10,000 tourist gathered weekend in northern france to watch what was called the high tides of the century. it happened around landmark shown here. the at times the wall of water 4 feet tall crashed in the landmark island. experts say this tides was especially powerful due to the super moon on friday. how about that. carol, good morning. >> good morning. it is always something when the waves crash our castles. but look at this. >> wow. >> we have an absolute thely gorgeous start to the day to day. unfortunately i wish the sun could turn the the heat up a
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little bit it is bright but it isn't having that much impact on our weather. we have a strong wind out of the northwest expect today and that will be keeping these temperatures down, all day long. unfortunate thely we would love to warm up. jack frost big boulder look at how beautiful this sunrise looks. it is a magnificent start to the day in every single location. we cannot leave out center city philadelphia nicely silhouetted against the sky with a couple of clouds and a pretty start to the day. temperatures are above freezing in most locations, that is also in the bad, 38 in philadelphia, 34 trenton. thirty-seven in wilmington. the just below freezing in allentown at 31 and 22 up in the poconos. now our warm up will not be much today, we will be adding a couple of degrees to these temperatures but look at what is to the north ape west. the that is where our air direction is coming from we will continue with temperatures running far below normal and they are too. alpena michigan just 12.
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thirty-one in chicago. twenty-one in buffalo. the cold era is still out there and it will be funneling town to us as we go through the rest of today and next couple of days. storm scan three, nothing going on. we love that. it is nice and quiet out there high pressure is starting to build in. it is not totally over us yet. when it does the wind will finally die down. the in the interim we have high here low from the storm system up here. difference is a strong northwesterly win. temperatures we will keep this plastered up here in the 40's because we will stay in the 40's today, tomorrow and on tuesday. we will finally warm up on wednesday, and then that is when we get a couple of rain shower chances but at least we will warm up a little bit. future weather nothing going on i love that. just a quiet weekend the the the rest of the weekend and hopefully some melting with that strong march sun angle we should get rid of the snow out there on the ground and then by tuesday a few more clouds start to come in here by
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wednesday, we will start to warm up, into the lower 50's. still below where we should be this time of the year. this isn't where we are supposed to be at 44, we should be around 54 degrees but unfortunately this is where it stops with the wind it will feel like 25 miles an hour and it will feel more like the the 30's today. then tonight mostly clear cold temperatures again it could be as low as 22 in some areas overnight. 24 degrees through center city philadelphia it is another night of the heat cranked up, the pets inside and everybody at the bus stop tomorrow morning in layers because it will be cold. it will be a cold afternoon on monday as well. our temperatures on monday only getting to about 42 degrees. by tuesday only 45 degrees. wednesday five 3a chance of the shower after and afternoon at night. that is great but it comes with chances of showers and a then are storm, nicole. >> thank you. >> 7:18. lets see how traffic is
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moving. ann evans live from the cbs-3 traffic center. good morning, ann. >> we are looking at 422 to the left bound lanes an accident to the shoulder block between trooper and oaks. it is not impacting traffic that much because volleys so light but as volume picks up it will affect traffic if in the cleared up. we will move traffic cam here at i-95 right here near the airport and actually could see platt bridge top of the screen n delays or problems on this portion of i-95. i-95 looks good through the suburbs. you can see a pretty sunrise here as sun rays go upon the highway. we will move the traffic cam one more time to the ben franklin bridge mid span, ben franklin bridge is in good shape as all area bridges are what a difference a day makes. the yesterday there were speed restrictions, none of them today, no icy conditions which goodies as well. heading to atlantic city an accidented clear on the ac expressway westbound at smith field exit. no delays or problems on the
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garden state parkway and we are doing fine on 42, 55 and 295. that is are latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann evans now nicole back to you. pretty start to our day for sure. 7:20. carol answers your pet questions in this weeks ask the vet. >> calling all poison ivy sufferers, i'm one, are you you? is your pets? we will check that out with doctor rose delima on
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rose delima from animal wellness center in chad forward, pennsylvania but ellie, yes you our beautiful long haired datson, hoist seven years old and she is a patient of doctor rose's. you know, we have talk last time we were together about food. >> um-hmm. >> so many people are interested in the topic of pet food. is what holistic pet food, is it worth it. >> i believe so but again, you need to check the labels. there is a lot of products out there that have pretty pictures and lots of carrots, apples and chicken and everything on there. you have to read the ingredient. the it could be biproducts or meal sugar. >> you don't want anything by products or meal. >> you don't want any sugar, artificial coloring, bht bha, they are three preservatives you want to avoid. >> why would pet food manufacturers put it in just to keep this stuff on the shelf forever. >> that is right. that is exactly right carol.
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>> so can dogs get poison ivy. >> dogs can carry poison ivy. they don't get it. what happens is it is an oil resin, that gets on their fur. when you go to pet your dog it gets on your skin and irritate you. it does not irritate them. worst it would do for a talk would be if it was ingested they might get an upset stomach and vomit but beyond that no. >> i do know that you can pick it up off your pet and horses eat it and goats eat it. they love it. if you touch their mouth you can pick it up. >> yes. >> an of weight cat by 20-pound. cat has been overweight forever. how do you diet an animal. >> as with anything you want to increase your exercise and decrease amount of food that goes in. i would probably exercise that pet more a cat you can get a feather toy, roll up a piece of paper and bat it around the room. >> when you see a cat that is 20-pound you have to wonder
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whether it is thyroid problem or diabetes. >> certainly you need to rule out medical issues for sure that would be the first thing to do but there are just like there are people whose metabolisms are slower and they are heavier, the same thing can happen with the dog or a cat. >> here's a cat the with kidney failure at 13. do cats get this commonly and at what age and how about dogs. >> cats as they get older tend to have kidney problems diabetes and hyperthyroidism, so another reason why you should have your cat to the vet twice a year if they are over nine or ten what would you look for very briefly to see hypothyroidism, would your cat look different or act different. >> it is a hyperthyroidism they will be eat ago lot but losing weight and they will probably vomit. with kidney disease they don't eat very much, they still vomit, and they may lose weight. and with diabetes, they are drink ago lot, they are urinating a lot, and they do lose some, they lose weight
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despite having a good appetite. >> dogs and cats to the vet immediately. >> yes. >> i'll to have come and make that call. doctor rose thanks very much. you are an angel. you stay healthy as well. stay healthy a the home too for pete's sake and we will see you next time. 7:26. coming up in the next half an hour of "eyewitness news" cameras catch chilling new video of the gunman responsible for a deadly museum attack in tunisia. texas senator ted cruz expected to make a major a announcement tomorrow. we will have the details. carol says we're in for a spring chill her forecast and more when we come right back.
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(clucking noises) everyone wants to be the cadbury bunny because only he brings delicious cadbury creme eggs. while others may keep trying nobunny knows easter better than cadbury. today is sunday march between the second, good morning to you i'm nicole brewer, it is just about 7:30. let's send it over to carol for more on our weather today. it is spring. we're waiting. >> i know you door. >> oh, spring yeah it is hard too get this weather to cooperate with us. we are so tired of being cold but you know it just continues. jack frost big boulder i think spring skiing is probably going to be a lot
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have of fun. we have snow on the slopes. it looks great. the atlantic city look at how pretty this looks this morning, just a beautiful tart to the day in atlantic city and it is really nice looking through the philadelphia area as well. ben franklin bridge looks wonderful silhouetted against that beautiful blue sky but these temperatures are in the bad now they are above freezing but it is cold. in reading we got rid of the snow yesterday. sun worked overtime there. most areas in reading now snow free, how nice not everybody's yard is snow free but that will start to happen increasingly today. storm scan three nothing going on just so happy for that. we have a quiet day to day. just too chilly. thirty-eight in philadelphia. thirty-four in trenton. thirty-seven in wilmington. not so much now as the fact that we don't add much to these temperatures today. by noon time we will be right about this same level and then by 3:00 p.m. we are at 44 degrees with the the breeze. it will feel like the 30's all day long but it will be bright
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out there at least. future weather we will put this into motion. we will look good at this point. by noon time we're still looking good. by the time we move in the afternoon 2:00 in the afternoon we have some nice sunshine going on at that point as well. so enjoy this very quiet weather that we will fine right through this evening. one thing we will note business tonight though is the fact that we do end up with temperatures that are going to be colder, finding our temperatures getting down in the 20's overnight, so once again, we cannot seem to totally kick out winter, we will try, we will see a couple warmer days on that eyewitness weather seven day forecast coming up nicole. >> carol, thank you. march madness is now over for villanova the the top seeded team lost 71-68. jay wright's squad is going home much earlier then expect. even as the game went on north carolina state held on that lead, fans still held out hope until the very end. "eyewitness news" reporter steve paterson live where his
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fans are nursing a loss this morning. >> they are, nicole. i'm not from philadelphia so i'm smart enough to not really comment on the climate of the philadelphia sports but i will say this looking on social media there is a lot of buzz about kind of this general malaise about we have the phillies, flyers eagles, in the really a great year for philadelphia sports fans. this one bright ray of hope was the nova wildcats, of course, big dominant number one seed coming in the tournament but could not get it done last night. if you weren't depressed enough we will show you video of the optimistic students watching the game. check this out. this is students packing every level of the connolly center's bellaire terrace. it was a roller coaster of emotion. you could see weary emotions in the beginning, nc state took a early lead and led into half time. they were shooting lights out. that meant in the second half it was going to be a whole lot
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more heartache, heart break and heart trouble as wildcats made a serious push . they came back in the end. they got within one point but could not seal the deal. we were there at the very moment for that big loss. >> tears in my eye i'm's not kidding, that was rough, rough to watch. >> it is rough because we had such a great season and we expect so much with the team. i just can't breathe. unfortunate, you know, outcome but we're still proud to be wildcats and still so proud to be part of the community. they worked hard. there was such a tough, tough game but we will get them next year. >> reporter: the great thing about being a student orphan or an alumni here at villanova is they always put together a good team. there always will be a next year. it is a great fan base here as well. within team that is still around, if you are interested in watching temple university they are number one seed in the nit, they play today and they are looking good. that is latest from the campus
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here atville know of, steve paterson now back to you. >> thanks, steve. meanwhile authorities say machete wielding man who tried to attack security agent at new orleans international airport has now died. richard white was shot multiple times by another security agent. police say white was carrying a bag loaded with weapons including six molotov cocktails. danielle nottingham has that story. >> reporter: police say six three-year old richard white of kenner, louisiana died saturday afternoon after being shot three times friday night inside louie armstrong airport as he tried to attack airport security personnel. witnesses say white approaching the tsa checkpoint and started waving a machete and can of insect repellant. >> he is wielding a machete this long and spraying folks to disable them with wasp spray in the face. >> reporter: the sheriff says one of his lieutenant deputies shot white as he swung the machete and chased a tsa
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officer. >> i have to say officer sway see is my hero, the man was within inches of whacking me with a machete. >> reporter: officers found a bag near white after he was subdued. >> what the bag revealed was six half pint mason jars with cloth wicks into a liquid that we now know to be gasoline which would you commonly refer to as a molotov cocktail. >> reporter: deputies also found a barbecue lighter letter opener and crush smoke bombs near white. a search of his car turned up more smoke bombs and tanks of freon, oxygen in the trunk. investigators say they may never necessity why white launched his attack. the his family is cooperating with police. they say he had a history of mental issues. danielle nottingham for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". new developments in the wrong way crash that left two people dead including a linen, new jersey police officer. the investigators have applied
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for a warrant to test the blood alcohol level of the driver fellow linden officer pedroal ban. the accident happened earl will i friday morning on the west shore speaks expressway in staten island. thirty-nine off-duty officers and another man were heading home from the strip club and hit a tractor trailer on the wrong side of the road. well, chilling surveillance video emerge of the two gunman responsible for deadly tunisia museum attack. the gun man killed 21 people on wednesday before dying in the shoot-out with police. tunisia prosecutors say 20 other people have been detain in connection with the a attack. investigators believe the attackers were trained in neighboring libya. u.s. military removes all american troop from yemen following deadly suicide bombings at mosques there. sources tell cbs news there was no direct threat driving that decision but country are is deteriorating politically. bombing left 137 people dead including at least 13 children. a group claiming an affiliation with isis took
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responsibility for the attacks. pope francis, takes a day trip to naples the holy father addressed residents of a impoverish neighborhood controlled by mobsters. he implored locals to resist organized crime and pursue honest work. francis also ate run inch a local prison. he dine with inmates in a large room normally used as their chapel. here at home a rally to show support for our police officers in northeast philadelphia nearly a dozen people held up signs reading blue lives matter. it happened at frankford and cottman. they also paid tribute to slain philadelphia police officer robert wilson. organizers urge the community to support their police departments. well texas senator ted cruz is expect to announce he is running for president. the houston chronicle says cruz will launch his campaign tomorrow during a speech at virginia's liberty university. cruz would be first candidate to formally make an announcement. more than a dozen high profile members of the g.o.p.
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healthy may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of dried meat snacks like beef jerky but road trip indulgence has been transformed into a more up scale treat lets take a look. when health and wellness blogger tony wants a snack he tries to find something hunger busting and healthy. >> i tend to stay away from the foods that has lots of ingredient. >> reporter: that he is days she's reaching for jerky a convenient store classic with a modern day make over. >> it is not super dry and leathery, lot easier to chew. >> reporter: dried meat, one of the hottest gourmet snacks, generates two and a half billion dollars in sales, up 11.5 percent in the last year. many brand claim their products are minimally processed, nitrate free and crafted from all natural ingredient. supermarket guru phil ledberg says it noise surprise dried meat is fastest growing u.s. snack category. >> it is satisfying, number
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one, it is exciting number two. most important it is all about proteins. >> reporter: grab and go snacks contain anywhere from seven to 14 grams per servings offering new flavors, even jerky trail mix. >> it is really introduce ago lot of people millennial generation both men and women to all kind of new taste. >> reporter: registered dietition dawn jackson blatner says dried meat may have seen seem like a leaner, greener snack but still important to focusing on the the value for sodium and saturated fat. >> you want those things to be low. that means it business 5 percent or for sure under 20 percent when you are looking at the label. >> reporter: she recommend eating meat treats in moderation. for tony it is an easy prework out power boost a few times a week. >> not perishable, not messy, you the does give energy, quickly. all right. she recommend paring witt a fruit or a veggie and says a well balanced diet should include things like plant
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based proteins. other smart choices including walnut almond, and rosed beans. dried meets making a come back. 7:43. the the pennsylvania convention center is hosting the the first ever philadelphia travel and adventure show this weekend. experts from all around the world are helping attendees plan a trip of the lifetime and even just a weekend getaway. the host of the the hit cbs show amazing raise phil is there. it the is a return to our neck of the woods. >> we will try to get to every single place in america. we have been on what 26 seasons. my gosh i don't know how many states we have been to now but we will be back, i have no doubt. >> all right. through go. you can watch the at macing race friday night the at 8:00 right here on cbs-3. well, it is spring and we are about to see the easter bunny, traveling here in our area he made a stop at maria's mom's bakery in marlton burlington county this weekend
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two weeks before his big day. the children there are very happy to see them. they each received a free easter cookie. that is always nice. now to some incredible pictures out of air zone lets take a look at this. stacy leclair took these photos of the double rainbow over phoenix. now these were taken over the tonto national forest. she said rainbow was in place for 45 in minutes followed by rain hail, and lightening. just beautiful. carol? oh thunderstorm in the desert, it is a sight to be hold. our eyewitness weather watchers are waking up in our area and they have a sight to behold. we have a 34-degree temperature and this is up toward the north, julia is saying in allentown much melting occurred yesterday yeah. julia, you and i a agree totally on the melting and the joy of seeing the melting. we have got a 32-degree temperature. this is is john jenkins in perkasie. time to get melting completed
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and get spring started. john, aim page. totally get it. we have 34 degrees. thinks out in west chester steve johnson says this morning what a joy seeing dried concrete and clear skies. good riddings, groundhog. i don't think that is to the groundhog. better not be. groundhog did predict it right that we would see a lot more winter. myes stream collogue the ground hog right again. lets see what we have going on in the ocean city boardwalk. it is pretty quiet but they will be opening up these doors and sliding up the metal barriers on some of these businesses. it will be summer eventually around here and it will start to feel like it. the pretty quiet on the boardwalk in ocean city but still very nice looking. still some snow to go and this is in kutztown but a gorgeous start to the day. 30 degrees out there. love the sun coming up, love the sun and the impact that it can have on the melting and that is going to be occurring as well. it doesn't hurt to have
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temperatures above freezing either. 38 degrees any philadelphia. thirty-four trenton. thirty-seven in wilmington. we need air temperatures to start to climb. we need snow gone. we need this feel of spring and some greening around here. storm scan three any cloud we are seeing are getting push further to the south and it is clear skies and it looks like a gorgeous day to day. i just wish it were warmer. temperatures will be maybe around 44 degrees today in philadelphia and they could even be cooler then that by the time we get to monday we might find them around 40 degrees. maybe 42 tomorrow. it is going to be chilly. probably won't feel as cold as today. today we have the the breeze tomorrow we won't have the breeze nearly as much. by tuesday we're still in the 40's sunshine will still be with us. then we are looking at wind. now wind right new you about 13 miles an her right out of the northwest through philadelphia, expect to find them gusting to that 25 miles an hour and that keeps it,
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feeling much colder a and it does dry out anything that melted. it looks fine at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. over the next couple of days we have sunshine not much going on. otherwise they leave too. wednesday we will see more cloud in the afternoon and we will pick up a chance of getting a shower. otherwise today mostly sunny, it will be a pretty windy/breezy afternoon with these wind gusting to 25 miles an hour. just know that makes this temperature feel colder. it will feel like 30's all day. tonight look at those temperatures. 24 degrees and it could be even lower than that in the outlying areas. the clear skies overnight. the residual snow pack, we will bring these temperatures down and with the breeze feeling colder then. that tomorrow morning at the bus stop it is layers on and it is pets in as well, because we have got the the cold air still with us. we don't get rid of it by
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tomorrow. high temperature tomorrow just around 42 degrees. the tuesday, 45. wednesday, we will start to get where we should this be time of the year which would be in the 50's but we do maybe get a chance of a shower in the afternoon and at night. the thursday probably better chances of showers. it is milder. the it will be nice to see 62 degrees around here. with that though we cannot rule out thunder out of that. that is springfield. and then bay friday we're cool again at 50. next weekend maybe in the 40's again. so always something, nicole it is not great but hopefully better thanks, carol. lets check road and highways with ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. >> we are looking at the schuylkill expressway today we have seen quite a bit of volume in the last half an hour on the schuylkill generally not just here but around the city and suburbs as well. this is schuylkill at spring garden street volume heavy but it is moving. in delays or problems.
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it is a spring day. first full day of spring or second full day of spring rather. and thinks from the general neighborhood kelly drive shut down between strawberry mansion drive and hunting park avenue for a regatta. you cannot use kelly drive yet. we are waiting formatter inn luther king drive to shut down and it is still opened at this point. moving the traffic cam at 422 between trooper and oaks we did have an accident here on the shoulder. we are looking at a has just been cleared and folks showing us a view of. that it is 422 good to go west and eastbound between trooper and oaks. shoulder no longer block by that accident. on to a gorgeous picture of the walt whitman bridge no delays or problems on the walt whitman that is in fine shape. further up 42 and 55 look good. 295 in delays or problems. heading to the shore no delays on the expressway or garden state parkway, route 947 and 347 look g black horse and white horse pikes looks good.
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no delays at entrance to the shore points. taking mass transit that is honor close to schedule for september, new jersey transit patco and amtrak reporting in with no major delays or problems. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans new nicole back to you. we want to give you a reminder to join cbs-3 and cw fill think tuesday march 24th for our ronald mcdonald charities phone bank. this is an incredible organization and money donated will help sick kid and their families. of course ronald mcdonald house has provided a home away from home while children get the medical attention they so desperately need. our phone banks start at 6:00 a.m. and runs until 8:00 p.m. we hope you'll join us on this special day coming up. as we have been talking about all morning licensing villanova's magical season end much sooner then expect. we will hear from head coach jay wright plus a look back the at the life of the sports
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legend chuck bednarik but first here's what is coming up tonight on cbs-3.
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after an unbelievable season villanova's magical run
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comes to an end against nc state. the the wildcats just seemed off from the very beginning have of this one, to the game time wining down in the first half trever laci hits a three pointer at the buzzer which is huge and ny state takes a four-point lead in the half. villanova had a rough night nc state just so strong, malik abuy with the huge slam. villanova did make a late charge but just was not enough. nc state beat number one seed villanova. here is coach jay wright on the tough loss. >> there is not a lot you can say. you just hug them. you tell them you love them. the you tell them you are proud of them. you tell them, you know, short term you have to deal with this right now. everybody is hurting. there is no lesson to be talk about right now. let's just support each other, support our brothers love each other and try to get through this day because it is shocking. but, it is life. it is part of what you lay it
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all out there on the line and when you lay it all out there and you expect to be successful and you are not and it hurts. >> reporter: he was known as concrete charlie, a nickname that defined one of the toughest players in eagles history. born in bethlehem he was old school football at its best playing 14 seasons in philadelphia dominating on both side of the ball. chuck bednarik was part of the two franchise championshipness 1949 and 1960. the voice of the eagles merrill reese says he was one of the the most toughest and feared players to ever wear an eagles jersey. >> he was passionate, he played with the lust. he was a guy who absolutely hated man who lined autopsy cross from him. he was about to demolish anybody in his way. after the game he was a spokesmen. wow shake hand. he could be your best friend but when he was between the lines he was ferocious. when i think of chuck bednarik
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i think of mr. eagle, i think of mr. number one of all time. >> reporter: chuck bednarik dead at 89 but his legacy will live on as forever as one of philadelphia a's best football players. leslie van arsdal for "eyewitness sports". hey, in pressure here you just have the president watching you from the stands for some march madness yesterday. he watched lady tigers of princeton beat green bay in college park maryland. the president's niece leslie robinson plays for princeton, yeah. adds a little bit of of pressure right. >> we will have more coming up in our next half an hour of "eyewitness news" and of course is there an economics side to the basketball tournament. three on your side look at cost for fans and employers. and keep those coats handy guys it is spring but you will still need them. carol is back with more on the colder temperatures in the forecast coming up next.
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a child in shot in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood we will have more on his injuries and his condition coming up. also this morning a huge upset in march madness, after suffering a crushing loss villanova's hopes for a ncaa championship title are now over. we will have reaction from nova nation. and looking outside, spring is certainly here but don't put away coats just yet carol will tell us about some colder temperatures on their way to week. good morning it is sunday march between the second i'm nicole brewer. just about 8:00 o'clock. we will send it over to carol. not that we want to hear about these colder temperatures but
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we got them. >> i guess maybe the trade off is at least it is dry today. we're not dealing with anything falling and we are going to be finding more melting out there in case you still have snow left and sick of looking at the it. so is the the sun it will work on that a little bit today. we have blue skies over ben franklin bridge, beautiful here and all locations, in fact, ocean city also looks nice and somebody is riding on the boardwalk. now, the temperature is 35 degrees. palmyra cove nature park overlooking delaware and city of philadelphia. beautiful start to the day. these temperatures will warm up but we will stay in the 40's today. storm scan three clear skies looks nice, stay dry all day 38 at the the airport right now and in wilmington. thirty-five in trenton. thirty-one in allentown and reading. just below freezing up there and 22 in the poconos. we will head down to wildwood 42. our temperatures showing a wide range this morning. our wind chill is with us and it does feel

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