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some legendary local aris cents, good morning, i'm brock thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. preview of the flyers game five tonight. first, here's what you need to know to start your day in our morning minute. >> ♪ >> the music industry is mourning a legend this morning, prince died yesterday morning, at the age of 57. >> i grew one principal. so this one hurts. >> an autopsy is scheduled for today. >> this is nonsense. now, you all got to go to the woman's house and let her know that the baby i send out to school this morning i may never see again. >> sixteen year old died after getting assault from the other student at school. >> we need your help, stand with us as we fight for the middle class. >> democrat i had can't dates both making stops. battling for votes ahead of tuesday's primaries. >> on the republican side,
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donald trump rallying for vote in delaware. >> tim ' not pouring bailey's in my cereal, not here trying to find a johnny walker. >> i'm not pouring bailey's on my cereal. a very specific reference. i'm going to threat myself to little bailey's on my lucky charles. might be the lucky charles and bailey combination going straight to my abdullah. >> it was pretty specific. >> yes. >> interesting breakfast concept. >> but he says he doesn't do it, katie. >> oh, i just love colbert, just love that show. guys, you know, looking ahead here to what will end up being one of the most unsettled days of the next seven. but, even though it is one of the most unsettled days, it is not really looking like it is going to be that much of an impact on you, granted, there will be showers and thunderstorms out and about, but they're going to be coming through in very scattered fashion we think.
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showers west of the alleghenies, but whether it get mere it looks like it will come through somewhat scat nerds naturement call it showers, isolated thunderstorm, primarily it looks like it will be happening in the p.m. time frame. while coy see shower firing up really at any time, it is mainly going to be most numerous later on today, and tonight, only talking rain amounts, guys, upward every maybe quarter every an inch. so there is the potential that you have an impact of the p.m. drive. let me walk you hour by hour, at least couple of choice hours through the course of the day here since we are going to start off with few breaks every sunday shine, we should have an easy time. spiking to the upper 70s. somewhere in the early afternoon, i think, we will hill 78 degrees, 1:00 o'clock at 77, 3:00 at 76, that's actually as the moisture starts to build in here, and we will see some rain cooled air with couple of scattered showers and storms firing up out there. meanwhile our area headlines
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again warm and unsettled today. we do start to clear out in time for the weekends, so, i will have that weekend forecast for you. and also, the news of another warming trend, in the cards for us, next week. meisha? >> oh, we like the sound of that. thank you, katie. good morning, everyone, happy friday to you. looking outside, 95 south at cottman, looking good. like katie pointed out roadways nice and dry through the morning commute. great news for the p.m. commuters, might see more problems. right now things looking pretty goodment snail crawl, only because of the glitch in the camera. not actually how slow they are driving. blue ridge -- blue route, ridge pied, plenty of headlight, taillights, things just starting to get going creep toward the 6:00 hour this friday morning. take a look at this, boulevard at fox street looks good. looks, dairy say it, little quiet on this friday. serious accident investigation here, going on, hunting park avenue, germantown avenue, possible lane blockages around here there is will probably slow you down little bit. also fed ex-fire, northeast extension southbound before
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lansdale, harleysville pike overpass, right lane blocked, it was all lanes block forcing to you take this alternate. right now only the right lane blocked. that's great update. mass transit regular trolley service resumed at 5:00 a.m. started at 5:00 a.m. through center city tunnels. the routes that were affected last night now back to normal, ten, 11, 13, 34, 36, norristown high-speed line starting new schedule monday. i'll be tweeting it out, jim, back over to you. >> thank you very much. all morning long remembering prince, the music legends dying yesterday at the age of 57. >> autopsy is scheduled today after prince was found un response i have. in a elevator inside his minnesota home. just last week, prince's private plane made an emergency landing, and he was rushed to the hospital. his reps said at the time he has a flument now "tmz" siting several sources as reporting prince being treated for a drug overdose.
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>> prince was true musician, he sang, wrote, produce corks shred a guitar, nearly 40 year career he penned songs for artists such as shenade o'connor, chaka can, helped launch many carreers. >> he is one of those great talents that only come along every now and then it, once a generation. >> we have to pressure those, give us great music while we can. >> legendary singer and songwriter won seven grammys, golden globe, and an oscar for best original score for his song purple rain, also sold more than 100 million records. >> well, fellow musicians took to social media to express their grief over prince's death. lionel richie tweeted in total shock, so many wonderful memories. mick jaggar called prince one of the most unique and exciting artists of the last 30 years. and stevie nicks was one of many to borough prince's lyrics, tweeting, this is what it sound like when doves cry. >> it wasn't just celebrities
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tweeting about prince's death either. the company's 3m based in minnesota tweeted this image showing their go go in purple with a raindrop in the center. nasa shared p picture, purple februaryula, somehow captures prince's miss sim. >> but this picture from cheer owe's got so much criticism for some reason the company deleted it. features purple backgrounds with the words rest in peace. and the dot on the i is a cheerio. stay with "eyewitness news" as new details emerge in the death of prince. also, a slide show of photos and reaction from celebrities on cbsphilly.com. >> well, tonight, could be the flyers last game of the season, if they can't squeak out another win against the capitols in the playoffs. >> they are going to win this. okay? and our man pat gallen joins us glue game five preview. pat, certainly uphill battle but they'll do it. >> i hope you're right. you're pretty sure about that.
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that's guerdoning. athlete, tell you, they take it one game at a time. flyers on leg two at one game at a time they battle the cap tops game five tonight, once again look to go hold off elimination. down 31 to washington so every game from here is a must win. now, they got to game five, by holding on tight for a two-11 on wednesday night, andrew mcdonnell supplied the scoring while a goalie change may have sparked the victory. replacing steve mason in net, first gamings in nine days. down three-one, the players, they do feel the pressure. >> you know, i think we all are, i think that's why our team is the way it is. you know, obviously, and we got a lot of pressure from the outside worlds. but along with jean, a loft us put more pressure on ourselves. >> it is playoff hockey. it is physical. it is hard. it is high pace, high intense, and it is fun to play and fun
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to watch. >> mayor jim kenney called him a person of quality and integritiment a tribute was held for former flyers owner ed snider at the wells fargo center on thursday with thousands packing the building. it was a celebration after man who brought hockey to philly 50 years ago. flyers legend, bobby clarke, shows just how much he meant to those in the organization. >> when i pass and when we all pass we don't know where we are going but for me i really hope that when i get there i get another chance to play one more game in the orange and black under mr. snider's philadelphia flyers. >> jay snider, ed's son, said his father's final words were, quote, i can't thank the flyers enough for everything they have given to me and my family, end quote. the hockey community thanked ed snider for the same. another big game, of course, as they town do, they want to continue it win for mr. ed
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snider. >> i think they can do it. >> and life well lived. >> absolutely, absolutely. >> thank you, pat. appreciate it. >> well, still ahead, he's our favorite morning man. cbs this morning co-host charlie rose. >> he tells me about the one interview he hasn't been able to land yet. jan? >> reporter: a spectacular site. the philadelphia chinese lantern festival starts today. and coming up here on cbs-3, "eyewitness news" this morning, we will walk you through some of the breathtaking
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and he's endorsed by president obama - who says shapiro "represents the next generation of progressive leadership". democrat josh shapiro an attorney general...for us >> display kicks off full season of activities to celebrate the squares' tent birthday. >> jan carabeo live right there now with a preview, hey, jan? >> reporter: being brooke, jim, good morning, almost too hard to put into words, how beautiful the display has become. i'm sure you in the philadelphia driving around the city popping up growing ever bigger but in the dark at night overnight it is spectacular. there are more than 25 displays, here, 15,000ld's, runs through the next seven weeks, they've got to get out here, check it out. this is amy, president and ceo
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of historic philadelphia, thanks for joining us this morning. >> thanks for coming. >> what a site this has turned into. >> incredible. we are so excited. >> and it real say treat for philadelphia, because this is the first time the chinese lantern festival has been in the northeast. >> that's right. it started in spokane, then it was in new orleans, north carolina, and now philadelphia. and they chose philadelphia to be the city to come to. so excited to host them here at franklin square. >> so what can people expect? this runs through june 12th. what can they see and experience here, not just about the beautiful lanterns? >> no, festival of light and culture, in addition to the 25 displays, and the cool thing, each one of the displays has wording around it, almost like you're going to art gallery so you can sort every understanded the meaning and why they pick the sculptures that they did. and but in addition to that we will will have nightly performances from artisans from china and actually chinatown neighborhood. and as well as handy crafters,
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people who are making these gorgeous hand made crafts, artisans who have come from china to philadelphia, to be here, for the festival. >> you mention hand made crafts, let's talk about the land turn, all hand made, beautiful silk and all of the light. what's it take to put these on? >> hard to believe that when all of this arrived from china it really was just metal frames, and a bunch of silk. and these artisans have been here hand crafting these sculptures, and hand painting them, the level of detail as you can see just incredible. so, really amaze to go see it all come to life. >> absolutely. thank you, amy, so much. such a treat. again, the philadelphia chinese lantern festival runs through june 12th, now, here at franklin square, you can get it for free up to 6:00ment then do you have buy a ticket. but at night, this is real the time to see it. jim, brooke, back into you. >> thank you so much, jan, i had the opportunity to go in there other day when vittoria was there during a preview, so
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i snuck in, looked through, amazing. >> just looks beautiful in it. v i can only imagine what it look like in person. >> road trip. >> only cup old of blocks away, won't take us long, right? guys, i have very special guest in house, weather watcher friday of course. and joining us right now, wave to the camera, fran, we have fran, yes, give round of applause, one of our very and most loyal weather watchers. remember guys this is our newest program here where we are brinking in one of the very own weather watchers to join just studio. he will be in house with us all morning long, helping us to produce the broadcast here. so fran, thanks for driving all the way in from nottingham, pa. that's way out, what did you say, 6 miles or so? 60 miles west every philly. so we really appreciate you making the hike to come and see us here today. fran, bring it back leer it the weather watcher network, some of the most update to date observations was able to send in observation for us t did register with the bubble out at his home in nottingham, but sent it in from our visitor's lot downstairs. 59 degrees outside our broadcast center, and even
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though it does say night ingham, taken outside just moment ago. there are some clouds out there too, very mild start to the day across most of the region, you have a lot of 50's, even few 60s popping up here, let's go to another one taking it across the delaware river. john no profile picture yet, one of the newish watch ers welcome to the program. nice generally clear skies out in mullica hill. tad cooler. we take to you one more where it is very mild at this hour, 06 degrees from phil chapline, clouds moving in, in fact, had already gun to move in as of last night. took this real pretty shot with different colors skewing in the atlantic city line, looks loverly. that said, eventually again there will be the clouds rolling in, they already are, in a lot of spot. then eventually the rain. 61 degrees, as we take this live view outside middle township high school cape may courthouse, lovely shot. lovely beginning to the day here. we look next though to storm scan3, and yep, things start to light up little bit here. wet weather beginning to move in. at least across western pa. this is all going to be migrating east how much.
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eventually we start to get in on what i would call scattered showers and/or thunderstorms. it does not look lick this is nip where close to a wash out. rather, it is one of those you keep an eye to the sky casino of afternoon and evening. that's generally what it looks like, the worse of anything that rolled through our area will come through. there could be brief but locally heavy downpour, but will be scattered in nature. looking at the pollen, one thing that the wet weather does obviously help wash it away. still somewhat high level over the next few days, of tree pollen, especially, but it is not back from where it had been. we were nearly pushing at the top here and off the charts. at least with s rain on the way here today that's going to be help for allergy sufferers, modestly speaking. but, we should get enough sunshine we end up flirting with 08 degrees her in the sit today. by tomorrow, temperatures tacking about 10 degrees hit. skies do clear. there could be lingering shower in the morning. sunday looks awesome. sixty-eight and sunshine, i wore my yellow dress just for it. seventy-seven by monday, another great day before the next rounds of showers and storms comes along.
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meisha? >> katie, there is no way we will let mother nature steel our joy with 78 degrees and it is a friday. hey, it is a trade off. it is a friday. that means no complaining, no, no, no. take a look at this, this is is where we have an accident schuylkill eastbound ram top girard blocked right now because after accident. so, just make note of that. you can see the steady flow starting to hit the roadways right now as we push toward the 6:00 hour. in fact, looking very slow here, i'm almost tempted to say it is looking little bit like we are getting gaper delay, peaking at what all of the flashing lights, are because it is so dark out there, they really stand out. soap, it is slow moving, the schuylkill eastbound, right around girard avenue. make note of that. 422, past oaks, see what it looks like here, just against the blue sky where the sun is just tempted to push up t looks gorgeous outside. we know we will see some sun before the rain comes in little later. but 422, past oaks, looking good. ben franklin bridge, beautiful shot here with all of the light looking very, very good. because it is so slow moving. not in terms of how fast you're going but in terms of
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volume levels. look at this, crossing the bridge from the westbound, going in the westbound direction from jersey, looking very nice, you're in great company thinking about headed out to the bridge right now. great news speaking every bridges, emergency work completed on the delaware memorial bridge. so, three southbound right lanes now open. you have just lost that left lane. and that's going to be closed for quite some time. also, speed restrictions that was 35 miles per hour now bumped up to 50 miles per hour. not bad to wake to up on a friday morning, jim, back to you. >> thank you so much, meisha a at the franklin institute celebration every science and technology. >> the institute saluted accomplishment of eight global pioneers with the prestigious franklin institute award. the award ceremony comes as the sixth annual science festival kicks off in philadelphia, among those honored patrick soon, it is accelerating the next generation every treatment for cancer patients. >> of course the ceremony and gala hosted by very familiar face, good morning, right here on cbs. >> charlie rose from cbs this
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morning was in town for the event. i had the chance to sit down with him for one-on-one conversation. >> what is it about science and technology that intrigues you? >> first of all about the future. secondly, it is about the human condition. and third, it is just like climb ago mountain. you know, the more you go up, the more you want to go up, the more you want to know. >> i just want you to know i don't normally dress like this. it is just to be on your show. >> i'm so glad. we do have high brow audience at 4:30 in the morning. your show is absolutely the best thing on morning television. >> thank you. >> the combination of the three of if you, the guests, very thoughtful conversation in the morning. >> and we're having fun. >> the chemistry between the three of you, it really is just the perfect mix. >> i give gale a lot of credit for that. she is such a powerful personality. and she loves to kid me about everything. >> oh, i mean there are daisy tweet things out oh, here we
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go. >> here we go. >> it really is amazing. >> and you have no idea what's going to come out of her mouth. >> who is the interview you haven't gotten yet that you want to sit down? >> i would say the obvious which is the pope. because i've had putin, i've had obama. i've done all of the nobel -- i think i've done more nobel lauriette than anyone has done, all of the great actors, all of the great authors, with the exception every jack nicholson, has never done a television interview, and i would like to do that. >> i've been watching for years. i'm just sitting there like listening to a private conversation between two friends. is that the success? i mean, that -- >> that was a mission statement. we want you to eavesdrop on great conversation. we want you to feel like you are cult g at the table, one or more interesting people talking about something that either you had a curiosity about or you discover a
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curiosity about it. >> thank you for insiting us to your table each morning. >> thank you. >> what a nice gentleman. really a nice gentleman. and just very interesting. we talked for few more minutes about politics, and world events, the upcoming elections, and just but i had hoped he was going to say something about gale. because i adore gale. i think she is fire cracker. >> lovers her. good friend. >> spent a lot of time outside of wok together. good to know. see charlie gale and nora on cbs this morning each weekday morning, 7:00. right after "eyewitness news" this morning. >> good stuff, jim. >> we will be right back with a look at three things you need to know before you go. >> three to go next. your ceiling fan.allsaid he couldn't. and that one time ron said another chili dog was a good idea.
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>> we are remembering prince all morning long. hard to hear that music and not want to get up and dance. >> three things happening today you need to know. >> three to go. >> candidates continue to converge on our air, donald trump in delaware, john kasich here yesterday, hillary clinton in jen ken town today, bernie sanders in philadelphia. >> also, public memorial service will be held today for doctor steve may err. robinsville school district superintendent killed earlier this week by a teenage driver. today's service at the princeton alliance church at 2:00.
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>> it is earth day today. celebrations planned all across the area including at the national constitution center that's three to go. >> coming up in the next hour of cbs-3 "eyewitness news", ate tomes look out for in this morning's recall round up. >> pal pacca farm where you can get up close and personal with these amazing animals, all coming up. that's what congressman for wsestak did.ceos - sestak was one of only eight democrats
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to join republicans to allow ceos of bailed out banks to pay themselves unlimited bonuses using bailout money. an "outrage," according to newspapers. katie mcginty- tough on wall street ceos, a fighter for pay equity for women. praised by former gov. ed rendell, "she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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>> he was big he err than live. people all over the worlds mourning prince. liver outside every his home as fans ask for answers surrounding his death. >> also delaware teenager goes to school and doesn't come home. a sad story, she was kiln side the school bathroom. >> we'll show you what investigators are saying as they head back to class today. >> tracking rain, chance every thunderstorms, katie is tracking what it moves in, when it moves out, what it all means for your weekend, today is friday, april 292, good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. we check in with katie and meisha in a couple of minute, first, we continue to remember a music legend gone far too
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soon. people around the world are saddened, about the sudden passing of prince. >> was found unresponsive yesterday, inside of his home, and an autopsy is expected today. cbs correspondent jamie yuccas outside his home where fans have been stopping by to pain their respects. >> jim, brooke, good morning to both you. as were you just mentioning, the world may be mourning prince's death, but no where is the pain deeper, than here, in minute society, a the radio station here has been playing his music non-stop since his death announced. you can see her at his home at pacely park, memorial just continues to grow. all night dance party, is still going strong, even right now. landmarks across the country lit up in purple overnight, the color that came to represent prince's career. >> ♪ >> fans pay tribute to the music icon, by singing his greatest hits on the street. >> ♪

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