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jim donovan. i'm brook thomas. guess what we made it to hump day. >> we have made it. >> yes. >> one day closer. >> yes. >> we have katie's forecast. >> we are looking at some very pleasant weather once again out there yet again here today. as we look at storm scan three it is quiet, stays that way throughout the course of the day and we can expect high pressure to hookies up once more. we are looking lovely out there. not too much breeze, as what we saw yesterday. that is not issue here today. looking at difference in the temperature we have seen a drop off from five to ten to heck enclose to 20 degrees, and that takes us up to the poconos. that was a spot that was very mild mess of the day yesterday, no longer. you have seen the drop off here in the 30's in mount pocono, 49 in philadelphia, 42 in atlantic city and again, we're looking ahead to the beautiful take. gorgeous sunrise barely a cloud in the sky. as that sunrisees over horizon we will have wall to wall sun all day both in the resort
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towns and here in philadelphia. seventy and sunny. you can't beat it. more of the breeze as we head closer to the shore towns but overall still just really nice weather coming our way. that said, this is a stretch of the dry weather that just keeps coming, it does come to a claus and we will tell what you happens, coming up. >> yeah, okay katie, thanks very much. what you are seeing behind me, good morning, emergency construction replaced three suspension ropes on the delaware memorial bridge. three southbound lanes are closed leaving one opening. you can see crews out here. it is getting lighter. it started yesterday. it will go on for several days affecting new jersey and delaware. mostly they will be on the 295 and new jersey turnpike. also we have speed restrictionness place now as crews work down to 35 miles an hour. your alternate the will be the commodore barry bridge which would be your best bet. looking on the outside 95 south the girard looking good here. volume levels are starting to heat up. we can expect that in the 6:00 t definitely but things are looking g we are traveling at
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55 miles an hour. this is a disable vehicle westbound volume before the schuylkill pulled off to the shoulder not causing any slow downs. not even gaper delays. that is great the news for those in air that area. live painting project in place all week 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. today until friday it is on the schuylkill. friday it will be vine street expressway, brook, over to you. incredible, terrifying, eyewitness cam video of the fire tearing through this home on faulk road in garnett valley. we're told one man was in the the house when the fire started. he got out safely n word on how that fire started, although, flames are out, faulk road is expected to remain closed between creek road and through the morning. another fire destroyed a bucks county home. this picture from lieutenant bob, to show the fire at its height around 11:00 last night on the 2200 block of paulmeno drive. bucks county news feed video shows fire fighters controlling the fire about an
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her later. fortunately there are no reported injuries and so far, there is still no word on how it the started. student will be once again home today from school, in robbinsville, mercer county as the community grieves the sudden death of their school superintendent. >> this is such a sad story. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch joins us live outside the board of education just near the site of yesterday's tragedy, justin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, brook and jim. we are told about this time yesterday doctor steven mayer was out for a jog with his dog when both were struck and killed. the driver reportedly a 17 year-old robbinsville high school student and now the superintendent, meant so much is being mourned. >> it is a great loss. with us a great loss. >> reporter: for that great loss a great tribute, a sundown celebration of the doctor steven mayer's life, the five two-year old robbinsville school superintendent inspired young and old, students and faculty, staff and strangers.
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people gathered to remember him at foxmore pavilion tuesday evening. >> it the is just amazing. i never would have suspect so many people coming. it is just such a tribute to how many lives he touched. >> he knows, he has planted the seeds, that when this passes that we will be able to get beyond and continue to grow as a community and a school district. >> reporter: about 6:15 tuesday morning, reports of the fatal pedestrian involved car accident off robbinsville edinburg road, behind the wheel a 17 year-old high school student who remained on the scene. she was cooperative with police authorities say, the victim doctor mayer out jogging with his dog, both were killed. >> our two families that are involved in this tragedy, both doctor mayer's and student's family and we are praying for them all. >> reporter: robbinsville suspended a second day of school. >> life is just so short. he was just such a great lieutenant and for
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robbinsville overall, high school, middle school, sharon elementary. just a wonderful man. >> reporter: we are told that grief counselors will be on hand, for those who need it. also, meantime, at this time we know the investigation, continues into this accident. the driver, a 17 year-old student, has in the been identified, we are told she was on her way to a field trip at the time of the wreck. no word if any arrests or charges at that time. brook and jim, back over to you. >> thanks, justin. meanwhile in campaign 2016, news that both hillary clinton and donald trump both love new york after winning big in their home state primaries. trump won 60 percent of the vote giving him a huge hall, of at least 89 delegate. john kasich likely will get three delegates and ted cruz is shut out with none. the clinton won 58 percent of the vote and scoops up 135 delegates, bernie sanders gets 104 as hena daniels report clinton has about 80 percent
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of the delegates the that she needs to clinch the democratic nomination. >> there is in place like home. >> reporter: hillary clinton triumph against bernie sanders in new york's primary, picking up at least 135 of the 247 delegates at stake. speaking from manhattan last night the democratic front runner turn her attention to the general election, mentioning her rival only ones. >> and to all of the people who supported senator sanders i believe that there is much more that unites us then divides us. sanders was counting on a victory in new york to stop clinton from clinching the parties nomination, following the loss he blasted the state's primary voting system for leaving registered independents out. >> people should have the right of the participation in a primary and vote for their candidate for president of the united states.
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>> reporter: on the republican side donald trump rode a wave of support from men, women, outsiders and conservative toss victory in his home state. after picking up a majority of the 95 delegates at stake, g.o.p. front runner says he is the only republican date with the path to securing the nomination. >> we have won millions of more votes then senator cruz, millions and millions of more votes then governor kasich. we're really, really, rocking. >> reporter: despite finishing third in new york ted cruz still hopes to unify the party behind him. >> join me right now on this journey of less talk and more action. >> reporter: presidential contenders are looking to next tuesday when five states hold their presidential primaries. hen a daniels for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". the attention now shifts to pennsylvania, which holds its primary next tuesday. hillary clinton has two local stops, one in north philadelphia, the other in fishtown. bernie sanders has a town hall in reading, tomorrow
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afternoon. last night, ted cruz stopped at the national constitution center in philadelphia. today he will campaign at an antique car museum in hershey. with former presidential hopeful carli fiorina. john kasich is planning two local appearances tomorrow, one is a town hall on penn state's brandywine campus in media. the other is at the a republican dinner in, king of prussia. stay with "eyewitness news", for continuing coverage of the campaign 2016. and, of course, when you are not near a tv, just go on line, to cbs philly.com. embattled pennsylvania attorney general the kathleen kane is ordered to appear in court today. she has a hearing in montgomery county on charges that she leaked grabbed jury information to a newspaper. meantime her attorneys are accusing prosecutors of leaking fbi recordings last month. kane is expected to ask the judge today if she can file a misconduct motion. coming up we have a look at other news stories making
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headlines in our local newspapers this morning. paralyzing flooding in texas and the numbers are staggering, numbers rescued and how many gallons of rain has fallen in the last few days. it is do or die for the flyers tonight, our pat gallen will be here with what they need to do to extend their season, that is coming up. >> meisha is check road to keep your commute in check. we will be right pack. eighty six million adults have a serious medical condition called prediabetes, but ninety percent don't know it. you may be one of them, and your risk of developing type 2 diabetes is higher. the good news is that you can prevent or delay diabetes. talk to your doctor about a simple blood test for prediabetes. sponsored by nacdd with support from the centers for disease control and prevention.
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we have some breaking news from ecuador where a huge, after shock, just rattled the region. >> this morning 6.1 magnitude jolt, was the most powerful after shock since saturday's 7.8 quake killed hundreds of people. while there are no immediate reports of the injuries the after shock complicates rescue efforts that have been underway since saturday. >> one man who was buried under a flattened hotel managed to call his wife from under the ruble. fire fighters rushed to free the man, he was the only one pulled out alive. now to the historic flooding in texas, more than 1200 people rescued including these two kyackers in northwestern counties. the current was so rough they grabbed on to tree branches so they wouldn't be swept down the creek. good smart tans lowered a strap to pull them to safety
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at a nearby overpass. here's a staggering number, estimated 240 billion gallons of rain, fell in the the houston area in just the past two days. they just can't get a break down there, can they, katie. >> and they are looking at more wet weather, again, today guys. the it is unfortunate the way it is set up. it means gorgeous weather for us but this blocking area of high pressure has meant any storms that has started to develop they just get stuck and they have got so much more moisture to draw upon: they can erupt with nasty thunderstorms for one thing because meeting up with cold air and it is also so much intense rainfall. more of it falling across lone star state. this will be migrating east bringing witt wet weather to our area let me walk you through. that we will look the at high pressure here through the rest of the day to day and through better part of the tomorrow, however, eventually that storm will make its arrival here and it will come in the form of the, just building clouds tomorrow, it stays dry through
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the day and then on friday we will start to see rain picking up with the actual cold front past age. so scattered variety of showers and thunderstorms but regardless we will see wet weather at that point. we have lots of sunshine. nice and pleasant. high hits 70. we will drop down to 48 degrees under a generally clear sky. it is cool but seasonably so and looking for in the eyewitness weather seven day forecast temperatures on the uphill climb here for the next couple of days. by the time we hit friday warmest day of the pack but it will be bringing us showers, very likely a couple thunderstorms. we are not worried about severe weather potential but things can change. stick with us on that but at the this point weekend too looks really nice. >> yes cigarette is that one big hiccup and then back in nice weather again. >> yes, looks good. >> yes. >> not the bad. >> the biggest story, absolutely this morning, i will touch base in just a moment, delaware memorial bridge you are down to one drivable lane, three closed because of construction project. i will touch base in just a
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second. first a live look outside the boulevard in the southbound direction, plenty of headlights now. now that we have cracked in the 6:00 o'clock hour we have pushed toward our main rush hour 7:00 a.m., and, looking at, overall, those things are good. dry roadways, sunnies coming up, pack your sunglasses, we say that every day. you will need them again today which is a great thing. it is a blessing and curse all wrapped into one. schuylkill westbound at city avenue this is what you are looking at. not so much, traveling, at 55 miles an hour. would i say you are dropping now as we are seeing brake lights go up. blue route headlights moving in the northbound direction at route one you can see both side moving in the northbound direction, southbound direction either way you are starting to heat up the blue route as well. so, delaware memorial bridge, this is what you are looking at trying to get on the bridge, condense into one lane. emergency construction replaced three suspension ropes on the delaware memorial bridge, three southbound lanes are closed, one is opened, this started yesterday, and it will be going on for several days. commodore barry bridge is your best alternate, brook, over to
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you. now to a look at newspaper headlines across the region. >> from the front page of the burlington county times, 250 students from northern burlington regional high school celebrated their rolls as members of the military families. it was a fourth annual special appreciation breakfast, acknowledging the challenges that military kid have like switching schools and homes. from the press of atlantic city cape may is proposing changes in the way it charges restaurants and cafe was outdoor seating. city council is considering ab ordinance to double fees for restaurants that seat customers outside on the washington street mall. and the bucks county courier times that one of the local high school ranked among the best in pennsylvania, congratulations to new hope solebury high which came in second place in rankings from u.s. news and world report. that is awesome and that is a look at newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. well, millions of the people in our area getting a break on their electric bill next month, find out if you
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fitness apparel business. growing 9 percent as compared to a little less than 7 percent in the entire industry. >> when you are talking about a multi billion dollar industry those percentages add up, which perhaps means more celebrities, and brands, are wanting to cash in. well, a couple of famous faces were in work out gear last night the late show with james cord on on cbs three she and gwyneth paltrow, faced instructions from a stern task master as the coach. >> ♪ >> now there is a coach for you. they work out imitating exercise moves of several young coaches who gave it their all so it is a combination of dancing and working out and it just might gain in popularity, would i do this. >> that is what frightens me, and you would have me next to you in some kind of body suit and bandana.
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>> katie's girls, when they get older, we will hit the gym. >> yeah, no, we're not doing that. >> well, still ahead, misconduct at mitsubishi after the auto maker admits employees falsified important test data. toddler becomes youngest person ever to cross finish line at boston marathon. but his biggest struggle wasn't running race, his amazing story is next, katie. looking forward to hearing that story, good morning, everyone. gorgeous day underway, eventually there will be wet weather to track and i will tell you when you have to break out that
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praised by former gov. ed rendell, "she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message. a heart tugging moment at this years boston marathon. >> two-year old jack middleman is youngest person to cross finish line. he got the help from his dad, scott. now jack suffers from a rare heart condition that also claimed life of his older brother, joseph at the age of six back in 2013. their father ran marathon in guess he have's memory and to raise awareness for jack's needed heart transplant. >> so we know that he has a long road ahead of him but we are trying to do everything we can to make sure that we raise awareness and that we get him what he needs.
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>> right now jackies on the waiting list for a heart transplant. look at that face, my goodness. >> you know me i'm an emotional sponge, we need to move on to something else. coming up next on "eyewitness news" you why could see a credit on your next utility bill. plus a first criminal charge in the flint water crisis are expect today, find out who is involved, pat gallen is in the studio, hi pat. >> do or die for flyers tonight can they start come back down three to zero or will caps sweep in south philadelphia. they have been in this position before and we will tell you bit coming up, good morning, meisha, what we are looking at is emergency construction on the delaware memorial bridge and it is causing some significant slow downs this morning, i'll have those updates coming up but you first we will take a quick break, stay where you
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just look at that sunrise. we have another perfect, spring day on tap. >> but you will need the umbrella before the end of the week, katie will time out the rain. >> good morning i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brook thomas. it is 6:30. time to get caught up. here's what you need to know today in your morning minute. >> terrifying eyewitness cam video of the fire tearing through this home on faulk road in garnett valley. one man was in the house when the fire started but he got out safely. i know that he is looking down right now and he is smiling. he necessary that robbinsville is strong. >> reporter: doctor steve up mayer was out with a judging for his dog when both were struck and killed. the driver reportedly a 17 year-old robbinsville high school student. >> there is in place like home. >> hillary clinton triumphed against bernie sanders in the insuring primary. on the republican side donald trump rode a wave of support. >> we don't have have much of a race anymore.
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senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminateed. >> i feel like i got flashbacks, get grab a juice box. >> today would be a great the day to work out, outside, wouldn't it, katie. >> it would be fantastic spring day. we have to tell you it is cool out here on the sky deck but we will warm up officially and even though we had a cold front crossing through it is cooler today by comparison but definitely a beautiful spring day. so lets take a quick look here at one of our camera shots outside live neighborhood network watching us in hd you can just barely make out that sun, on the left-hand side of your screen but it is now up over the horizon and do it parts to warm things up quickly here. so storm scan is empty, devoid
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of the a cloud in the sky right now and these cooler temperatures in the 30's in reading and mount pocono will have have the chance to rebound, with time here, so you are flirting with 50 at the airport and we should easily rebound, we think up to at least close to 07 in most spots here today and we have a lot of variation down at the shore towns, 30's and 40's and 50's, it just depend where you are right now but regardless would i say today dress in layers because as of 9:00 a.m. we're still only in the the 50's and eventually rebounding nicely to the mid to upper 60's throughout the course of the afternoon to the point that we do think we will 70 degrees. so again, meisha not much to complain about with the forecast here today. >> no, not much you can complain about at all, other than what you're looking at behind me. what we're looking at is live chopper three over emergency construction to replace three suspension ropes on the delaware memorial bridge. we have been talking about this all morning long. the it is in joke. three out of four southbound lanes are closed so only one is opened. it started yesterday.
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this will go on for several days. primarily going to affect 295 and the new jersey turnpike. what we are looking at a little bit ago is just an unbelievable amount of vehicles all trying to get into a single file lane, line right now. speed restrictions are down to 35 miles an hour. your best bet for an alternate would be the commodore barry bridge but we know with how many vehicles will be going over the bridge, that will be just as busy, almost just as busy. so take a look at this, this is what you are looking at. we will not getaway from this anytime soon. all right. moving on, this is also where we have got sewer main repairs. this is construction we had yesterday that was supposed to clear by noon, it lingered and now extend to go today. hartford road is closed between sixth have avenue and union mill road. use alternate, same as what we saw yesterday, briggs road, larchmont boulevard or arc road. busy day indeed. jim, over to you.
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well, classes are canceled again in robbinsville, new jersey. new jersey community is still in shock over sudden death of their school superintendent. hundreds of people attended a vigil for doctor steve mayer last night. mayer was struck and killed tuesday while out jogging near a high school. driver is a robbinsville high school student, and so far no charges have been filed. bill cosby's wife finished testimony in the defamation suit, seven women filed against her house bob, camille cosby sat down under oath for more than five hours. women contend that the philadelphia been comedian called them liars after they went public with sexual assault allegations against him. cosby denies the allegations. in just a few hour michigan's attorney general will announce first criminal charges in the flint water crisis. two state regulators and treatment plant supervisor, accusations accused -- include violating water laws and evidence tampering. more than 50 lawsuits have been filed this year begins
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the city in relation to high levels of the lead in the water. pennsylvania is the new priority in campaign 2016. voters in the keystone state head to the polls next tuesday. hillary clinton is making stops in north philadelphia and fishtown today. this follows her victory in the new york primary. like clinton, donald trump scored a clear win getting more than half of the g.o.p. vote against john kasich and ted cruz. >> we don't have much of a race anymore based on what i'm seeing on television. senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the home stretch and victory is in sight. >> philadelphia is getting ready for the democratic national convention in july as well with some special visitors around town. fifty-seven large fiberglass donkeys will be placed around the city by the democratic
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national committee to welcome convention goers. each will be paint todd represent 50 states, five u.s. territories and washington d.c. after the convention, each delegation will be given chance to take their donkey home. we have good news, ac electric customers are getting a break. customers in this coverage area will be received a $113 credit next month. it is one time deal for completion of the merger between excel on corporation and pepco holdings the parent company of ac electric who creates the largest utility with eight and a half million customers. an apology from mitsubishi motors, japanese car maker says it has found evidence its employees intentionally falsified, fuel mileage test data for several models of vehicles. internal probe found that tire pressure data was falsified and to make mileage appear better then it actually was. the flyers face an early exit from the stanley cup
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playoffs, lose another game to the capitals and they will go home for the summer. >> our pat gallen joins us with how the flyers have a chance to repeat history and come back from a big hole, pat, are you flyered up. >> of course, i am but they have a long road ahead of them. flyers have been in this position, before down three to nothing in the series but we will get to that in a second. but first flyers must focus on tonight and win one game to keep the washington capitals from sweeping them at the wells fargo center. it won't be easy, it has been a lopsided series so far. through three games, the cat have dominated, out scoring orange and black 12-two. washington scored five, power play goals in monday night's loss, alone. plus, goalie brayden holtby has been absolutely outstanding. on the other hand, it looks like the flyers have run out of gas after a sprint to the finish line, just to get to the post season but they have been down this three to zero road before, as you may recall, back in 2010 they stun boston bruins and became third playoff team in history to win
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a series in that fashion. it the is very unlikely but it has to start with one win. flyers captain claude giroux sees the issues. >> i think we try to do too much we get into too much trouble and in the past we have been doing that, we will stick with the game plan, we don't have to do anything special but just be able to win some puck battles, bring it to the net and try to grind it out a little bit. >> on top of the game at hand we unfortunately have to ask the question how will flyers fans behave in game number three. hundreds through their light up bracelets on the ice. i was at ice level. i was nearly hit by them. the flyers, as we can imagine will in the give out bracelets for game number four. that, of course, an unfortunately ugly moment for fan base but as far as the game goes, they have to score goals, they have two through three games, basically pathetic. they have to look for a possible goalie change it could be michael neuvirth in for steve may sun we will find
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out later on, good game, they need one, tough start. >> we have to be positive and think forward. >> let's be positive. >> i like that outlook. >> thanks, pat. jet blue is making it easier to take a nap before take off. >> they unveiled four nap pods at jfk airport and it looks futuristic reclining chairs. they play designed to bring relaxation and reduce distractions. i say we get one of these in the studio. >> i agree we will put it on the side here. coming up an artistic way for kids to enjoy young artists. >> young artists are behind the new line of fashionable scarves, they are hoping that they will help other children like them, in this weeks story of brotherly love when we come right back. >> reporter: a decade of service, one south jersey waitress is being honored in a very special way, after calling this her second home because she's work here for 50 years, it is an announcement
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you'll only see here on cbs-3. plus the force is with prince william and prince harry, the royals battle it out star wars style. plus we have our first look at family portrait in honor of the queen's birthday, see it next.
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welcome back everyone, well, it was a big surprise for two surfers. >> all captured on camera. a shark repelled itself out of the water on sunset beach in california, two surfers were enjoying a midday surf session at the time but famous shark, there, they said they immediately came in from the water and found another place to surf. good idea. >> very smart? being prudent. >> yes. >> my gosh. i wouldn't call this the best beach day in the world. it is will cool and maybe, surfers can go out in anything as long as they have wet suits they are ready to rock and roll. our justin drabick knows about that. we will check with several members of our eyewitness
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weather family and that is eyewitness weather watcher network. they are reporting chill in the air for sure this morning, guys. the bright sunshine expected. it is up over the horizon. it will linger all daze today. look at these values. we will go into delaware, new castle county 33 degrees from delores lie. difficult lol on her comments. she said dag we had to turn the heat back on this morning. the lets take you to another would go, further east we will go out to 37 degrees. that came in from alex, has a nice clear sky in mays landing. he says we always get chillier in the deep woods of mays landing. clear skies, calm wind, absolutely right. we have micro climates around the delaware val that i come into play when we have wooded terrain or near shore, up in the mountains or urban areas they all play into how you see temperatures drop, perhaps throughout the course of the night. thirty-seven from kyle, he is in hatboro, one of the youngest eyewitness weather watchers and he is off to a chilly start as well. we will see these temperatures
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rebound. it will take sometime. high pressure is on our side here for yet another day. we will track another storm system, bringing in some very heavy rain, lots of moisture sources to work with in the open waters of the gulf of mexico but once it the gets to us it will track east and reach us by friday, and it does look like it will have a little more lackluster feel there will be wet weather to track but nothing like what we have seen across the plains. today we have an enhanced fire risk out there, guys no red flag warnings or fire weather watchers, nothing like that but we have very quiet weather, but the dry air, low relative humidity does up the fire risk. so always be careful with those, when we have these kind of weather conditions. beautiful however, 70 and sunny by friday here comes the rain mid to late day when that rain will be pushing through, meisha. >> gorgeous day, thanks so much, katie. good morning, everyone, yikes. take a look at this, some of the worst backups i have seen, we have live chopper three over emergency construction to
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replace three suspension ropes or cables on the delaware memorial bridge. three out of the four southbound lanes are block. that means all of these vehicles, waiting, are going into a single file line or lane, yikes. most delays are on 295, new jersey turnpike and also once you get on the bridge there is speed restrictionness play. down to 35 miles an hour, because crews are also working. so your alternate is going to be the commodore barry bridge but i can tell you that basically any bridge right now is heating up, because everyone is trying to avoid it. now this is where we have some construction, eastbound walt whitman bridge, right lane blocked to route 30. but we are seeing and hearing reports of the delays westbound because of what is happening on the delaware memorial bridge on the walt whitman bridge. so make note that would be moving in the westbound direction. yikes. that is going to be some hefty slow downs, so if you can avoid it, trust me you will want to do so. look at that sunshine, beautiful, delaware county, i-95 north you'll need them,
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jen, over to you. a bucks county fashion designer inspired by artistic grand niece is featuring work of the disabled children. >> as ukee washington shows news this weeks story on have brotherly love she hopes their creations raise money to help other kids. >> reporter: vision, playgrounds, paid for with the funds raised by children, like these. eight year-old hazel shaw cannot speak or move her body, easily. >> she was born missing a piece of her ninth chrome comb which has left her were difficulty walking independently and speaking. >> reporter: but with help she's been learning to paint her colorful artwork caught eyes of her mother's hand, debbie martin designs incorporated. >> she doesn't have a lot of mobility but she was able to move her hand and finger paint and it was colorful. >> reporter: debbie had an idea feature hazel's artwork in scarves. >> this is hazel painting with
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her hand. >> reporter: 20 percent of the sales price of each of hazel's scarves are going to a fun called hazel's hope, raising money for playground for disabled children and research into treatment. the scarves proved so popular, that debbie asked for more disabled children to submit their art. >> i immediately thought of the art abe said we have to try this this. >> reporter: one of the first chosen was by 11 year-old adam, of gloucester township. he has autism and his mom, showed off the final results. >> it is just gorgeous. i love how vibrant it is, purple, blue, yellow, green, orange, red and white. >> reporter: another scarves is by wendy's three-year old son, nicholas who has asburgers. >> difficult a blue background with a lot of colors and then, you know, i to yellow faded off and difficult the background. >> such a great cause and we have received so much help from other people, so it is
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great to pay for it and be able to help out someone else. >> reporter: hazel and friend scarves line has already sold several hundred scarves since december raising at least $2,000. they hope this is just the beginning of the kid, helping kids. >> we hope to help a lot of kids make life easier. the scarves are available on line and in several local boutiques. the to find out where go to cbs philly.com/brotherly. i'm ukee washington for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> bravo to hazel, macing artwork. six credit 49. there is a lot coming up on cbs this morning. >> gayle king joins us live, with a preview, good morning, gayle. >> bravo to ukee, feels good to hear his voice i have not heard him in a long time. brook and jim, good to see you guys, both of you good to see you you. >> thanks. we will talk with john dickerson, major garrett about what hillary clinton and donald trump's huge wins. plus, how cbs is trying to take on, amazon with the new
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way to shop. mark phillips, climbs high above 20-mile danish island getting the world's attention for how it the takes on climate change. one more thing, one more thing, we will show you why john gresh am is giving away his new book for free, $0. the news is back in the morning. we will see new ten minutes and counting. i will go get some water. >> good idea, enjoy that. >> thanks, gayle, appreciate it. special honor for an exceptional employee serving up exceptional service for 50 years. >> jan carabao ifs live at ponzio's diner with more on how the restaurant is celebrating, jan? >> reporter: jim and brook good morning. i cannot stop laughing, smiling because her energy is just contagious. the it is joan browning. she has been working here at ponzio's diner in cherry hill for 50 years. can you imagine working in one place half century. special lady who deserves a special honor. we have the down there at the
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end, to present a treat, something you didn't know. this is a surprise. what do you have, mr. mayor. >> we are so excited to be here to celebrate joan and her 50 years here in cherry hill. we are here. she has been a waitress here for 50 years. the queen of the counter. forming a warm bond with your customers arriving early each day and taking special care to ensure that everyone is just right and while some things have changed, over the last 50 years, joan's commitment to serving the community and your customers in a warm atmosphere has remained the same and we hope to see you for many, many years to come. i'm happy to declare today joan browning day in cherry hill, new jersey. >> very, very proud. >> you are tiering up. >> you don't like to be made a fuss over. >> absolutely not good what does this mean to you.
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>> i'm shocked. >> thinks one of the owners of ponzio's. she watched you grow up that is how much a family she is. >> yes, she is a stapel here. she's the reason why, we have had as much success over the years. joan's a special person in our hearts, not just, us but co-workers and customers as well. >> celebrate herring all year. >> we have, yes. >> with signs. >> yes. >> she's becoming a celebrity, well deserved but john and i, you know, we want to present her with some flowers. we did get you a gift you can open later but to tell thaw we love you and we appreciate everything you have done. >> john, she has been here so long, what makes her so special. >> she just touched everyone's life. she knows generations. she knows second and third
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generations. she recognizes everybody. she knows what people eat. she knows their family and their names and people when they come back from out of town she remembers everybody. they come back. when they come back they want to sit at joan's counter. >> reporter: what is the advice because you have been here so long. what is advice for any longevity in the career. >> do what you are supposed to do. >> and smile, right. >> and smile. >> i love the people. i really do. >> simple advice. brook, jim, back to you. >> joan, the queen of the counter, amazing, thanks so much, jan. >> probably ate birthday party planned for buckingham palace tomorrow. >> queen elizabeth's 90th both day for a commemorative port trait four generations of the royal family gathered at the palace for a photo shoot. queen, prince charles, prince william and prince george were looking good as part of the stam top mark the royal birthday. the force is with the royals. prince william and harry joined a battle with light sabres during a visit to the star wars set.
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well, before you head out the door here's three to go. >> here are three things you need to necessity today. >> highway headache on the delaware memorial bridge, three of four southbound lanes are closed while crews make emergency repairs to several cables. hillary clinton and donald trump win the new york primary. several candidates, including clinton will be in pennsylvania, today. >> and the flyers are on, thin ice, they have to beat washington tonight in game four to keep their season alive. >> and, that is three to go. lets get a last check of weather and traffic. >> yes, once again it is looking lovely out there we can expect another day of nothing but sunshine, meisha knows about this, sun glare, right. but we are looking at beautiful weather, 40 degrees outside kutztown area middle school and that sun beating down already on the soccer fields there looking forward in the forecast though we will rebound here to about 70 today work full sunshine, basically a perfect spring day, by friday though wet weather does return, finally to the forecast, meisha. >> all right, katie, thank you
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so much, but take a look at this, some of the worst backups i have seen, live chopper three emergency construction to replace three suspension ropes or cables on the delaware memorial bridge, and like she said, three of four southbound lanes are closed, and, mostly delays are being seen on 295 and new jersey turnpike, also, speed restrictions in place, down to 35 miles an hour, yikes. >> thanks, so much meisha. next up on cbs this morning how john grisham wants to revolutionize treatment with ultrasound technology. >> remember to join us early, early each weekday morning starting at 4:30 a.m. have a great day.
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