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no negotiations happened here overnight. at this point it is unclear just how long this strike will last at the very least, septa is hoping to have attentive agreement in place, by election day, so this strike does not impact voter turn out. take a look at the video. the transportation workers local union 234 officially went on strike at 12:01 this morning. operators dropped off their last passengers, and returned to the depo effectively shutting down septa bus, trolley, subway service until further notice. now, the union president says his roughly 5,000 members will not report to work today, instead, they'll go to the picket lines, local 234 and septa had been negotiating through the weekend, they continue to do so yesterday, to no avail. and early morning press conference, the union says that the two sides are still far apart on pension, healthcare, and as well as work rules. >> we have economic issues as far as pensions, you have the healthcare, you also have things like i said come to driver fatigue, maybe do
something to not have operators run down the street half asleep. >> we're staying at the bargaining table, and we're going to make sure that everyone stays talking. and that's the only thing that we did do. >> septa went onto re less this statement reading in part that the union president, quote, walk away from contract offer that would have provided his members pay raises, and enhance pension benefits, maintain healthcare coverage levels, continue job security, while also remaining fair, and affordable, for the taxpayers and riders who fund septa. now, mayor jim kenney obviously concerned about this strike, he's asking anyone who could work on flexibility hours to do so, because this morning commute will be very rough for people working in the city as well as school children, trying to get to school. we will stay to up date with all of the contract negotiations but for now live in center city philadelphia, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news", rahel, jim, back into you. >> jan, thank you. meanwhile team coverage
continues at the frankford transportation center justin finch, justin, workers waking up struggling to find a way to get to work. good morning. >> absolutely right. we have seen trickles of people make their way past the frankford transportation center, and as you can see, this clearly closed no trains moving on the el, trolley buses here are clearly locked up. no doubt, frustrating site for many who rely on septa. let's show you now how this all began overnight, close to 5,000 bus, subway, trolley workers, members of local 234, are now off the job. at city hall, buses began making their final stops at midnight, and commuter frustrations were starting to simmer at that time. some were just getting off work, others were on their way. but, by the stroke of midnight they say they were left waiting near the clothespin wondering thousand get to work if at all during the course of the strike. midvale bus depo, "eyewitness news" was there as striking staff began their walk off
after midnight. in south philly our cameras were rolling, at bus after bus, pulled into the depo, with their septa off duty status on. the driver and depo stap leaving their post to pick up picket signs, and began protesting, as commuters say they were left stranded overnight. >> i got off at midnight. i was hoping that they would not go on strike. but, fortunately, they actually did. and there is people across the street that are still stick out here. i'm stuck out here. >> they went to the -- wait to the last minute to do this, people on the bus, it is not fair for whole lot of people that have to catch the bus home. >> back live, with septa off line, many riders forced to make other plans, they're already complaining full cast and also high fares on upper and other ride sharing services, many demanding septa refunds their weekly fast cents and other advance pay fares.
>> thank you, for the update. >> now we head over to meisha for breakdown of everything that's running, and not running. hi, meisha? >> good morning, you guys. well, because much of septa is shutdown right now, what's going to happen is a lot of people are going to be jumping into their vehicles and hitting the roadway, a lot of people decide not to ride. on day like today a lot of people will be. because of that, certainly starting to see some slow downs, just take a lock at the vine, in fact, looking at the vine, i would say, ten minutes ago, before even in the 6:00 hour, it looked very busy. so the vine is looking busy, 95 pushing in the southbound direction at cottman, why is it looking like this? because of the septa strike. that is absolutely going to impact our drive, even if you are in your vehicles. so the first question a lot of p.m. are asking what is not running? okay, well, city buses, subways, trolleys. these rollie trouts, ten, 11, 13, 15, 34, 36. regional rails the only running septa in the city right now, and norristown high-speed line, suburban buses trolley routes 101, 102,
lucy, ccp connect. some additional information on parking, you guys, a lot of parking garages will be running a flat rate of $10 for up to ten hours. so check with your parking garage. also, no parking on broad on brd between spring garden and south street, and adding extra hour for those every that you run over your meters and kiosk. they're going to add gracefully an extra hour, so that will help a lot of people out that maybe get delayed just little bit because of all of the charges in septa. so katie overall running out the door, busy tuesday morning, not only is this going to affect the adults but kids as well. >> yes, absolutely, i always can tell you though that the weather doesn't have any casino every roll in that here today. so there will be sun glare issues, as the morning progresses but for now the sun obviously not up yet. just trying to get out the door though at least storm scan quiet. this is not an issue for us, that is calm, collected forecast, and frankly very typical start to our month of november here. looking at how the temperatures have really dropped off though since this same time yesterday, they town take pretty solid hit.
it is a chilly start to the day as the cool air really nudged in, throughout the day yesterday, and now, it is sort of just been reflected on the thermometer readings into the early morning hours, currently 30 at mount pocono, 40 in philadelphia, and chilly 35 even in atlantic city, but what do you have here across the board as well is calm wind. so, don't worry about any kind of windchill factor today. certainly the commute is the bigger headline for us, just in general, around the city. but do expect that you will probably needing your sunglasses here, and also that heavier coat. daytime hyatt best 62 degrees today. and that's basically right where we should be. as the kids are getting on and off the school bus, extra layers are very good idea, rahel, back to you. >> thank you, turning to other news this morning, new this morning, three people are in the hospital after fire tears through their northeast philadelphia home. the flames broke out just after midnight. firefighters rescued a person trapped on the second floor, one person in critical but stable condition after suffering first and second agree burns. the other two people are in
stage condition. >> well, in a couple of hours, bill cosby set to appear in norristown courtroom for his pretrial hearing. the judge will hear arguments, over what evidence should be allowed in cosby's upcoming sexual assault trial. prosecutors want to have 13 accusers testify to show pattern of prior bad act. cosby's lawyers want those women to take competency and memory tests, since some of the allegations date back to the 19 60s. >> also, happening today, jurors will resume deliberations in the bridgegate trial. lawyers wrapped up their closing arguments yesterday. two former allies of new jersey governor chris christie, bridget kelly, and bill barone, are accused of deliberately causing traffic on the george washington bridge. kelly calls cowards, kelly, barone, testified they believe the lane closures that caused the gridlock were part of a traffic study. >> well, doesn't it feel like just yesterday gas was so
cheap in new jersey, well, towelly it was just yesterday, but those days are officially over, the new gas hikes kicked in at the stroke of midnight. that means, jersey drivers will pay another 23 sent per gallon. commuters flooded gas gas stations last night to enjoy the cheap gas. one more time. the extra money will be used to fix the state's roads and bridges. i don't know. because i usually go to jersey to get gas sometimes, you know? we're over there. but, i guess, i really, you know, i hate it to see gas going up anywhere. >> well now man you know budget for the gas, you know, so can't complain. just got to deal with it. worst things in life, so. >> and once one of the lowest new jersey now has the sixth highest gas tax until the nation. >> well, the presidential election is now just one week away. and hillary clinton is going on the defense as the investigation into her private e-mail server widens, hear what both sides are saying about it. >> also, some incredible video for you of an officer pulling
>> you're looking live at the olney transportation center, all quiet at this hour, and instead, members of the transport workers
union are on the picket lines. talks ended and the walk-out began, when the clock struck midnight. main social security g points include pensions, healthcare, we have a link to septa's contingency plan on cbsphilly.com as well as on facebook and twitter feed.
campaign trail, donald trump heads to king of prussia this morning. in a attempt to put pennsylvania in the red. and with exactly one week until the election, him hill heads back to florida, the fbi searches through emails possibly connect today her private server controversy. hena daniels has the latest on the campaign. >> hillary clinton crisscrossed the battlegrounds state of ohio, monday, trying to put the focus back on donald trump. >> i want you to be able to say i voted for better, fairer, stronger america. >> yesterday, f.b.i. agent began scrubbing through what could be hundreds of thousands of emails. searching for messages, that came from clinton, or macon tape classified information. >> clinton's campaign accusing fbi director james comby of blatent double standard. for disclosing this probe to congress, but staying silent on its investigation into the trump campaign's alleged ties to russia. >> if hillary is elected she
would be under protracted criminal vehicles, likely followed by the trial after sitting president. >> with the reelection one week away justice department stays will commit all resources necessary to review the emails quickly. >> hen a daniels, cbs-3, "eyewitness news" new mexico police officer being called hero today after rescuing a he will everly woman. >> her car caught fire after she blew a flat. >> officer jimmy madison actually did go back to get her. eighty-seven year old drove to a doctors point on flat tire, and it caught fire. doctors say she will be okay. >> close call there. katie, besides that good story, you're the only one with the good news today as far as wetter. >> rough stuff. i totally understanded, hard
enough just get route the door, then to throw in this kind of monkey wrench. a megs out there. america will have much more on, that updates keep flooding into our news room on that as far as the err goes, tranquil, one bigger story that comes our way, comes this weekend, because daylight saving time actually going back into effect here, so going to see clocks get turned back an hour, as a result sunrise time do become little earlier for us here november 6, 6:26 in the morning, so have brighter sunrise pictures to show you around the same time come next week. meanwhile storm scan is quiet for now, will stay that way, high pressure on our side, keeps things dry, but look all the way ahead here to thursday, when the next cold front is scheduled to cross through, start the morning off with sunshine. but it is really not until after lunchtime we're thinking generally that any wet weather becomes an issue, at this point, the future model is expecting maybe 3:00 for the far northwest suburbs to begin to see raindrops, looks like could easily be steady rainout of this, probably thunderstorm
rumbling in, as well, but this is going to be warm day before this front crosses, so that's our next best shot to see wet weather in the next few days, sun and clouds for now, seasonable start to the month of november, high of 62, dropping down to 49 tonight, which certainly terrible. actually little above average. but, also, not quite as harsh as early this morning. but, tomorrow we rebounds all the way up to 72 degrees, really nice day. and then, we see the rain mover in on thursday. warmest day of the pact before the front crosses and bottom gets taken out from under us, stuck in the 50's beyond that point. meisha? >> all right, katie, thank you so much. good morning, happy tuesday. so by this time you may have heard septa workers are indeed on strike. because that far causing a lot of issues. not only because of a lot of part of septa is shutdown, but also, how many people will be jumping in their vehicles, and how slow it will be out on the road wayment look at interstate 95 pushing in the southbound direction at cottman, you can see how busy it is. interstate 95 pushing in the southbound direction usually is busy. but i will say, that looking at this start before the
6:00 hour, looking like this, this is a strong indicator that septa is absolutely playing a part in your morning commute watch it looks like outside. and of course the more vehicles we get out there the more chances there are to to have some problems as well. accident northeast ex it end sean past lansdale, vehicle fire, is reported with this accident. so heads up on that. but i want to pull your attention to the septa strike. so what is running? well, in the city, the only thing that's running is regional rails. plus, norristown high-speed line, suburban buses trolley routes 101, 102, lucy, cct connect. so what's not running? city buses, the subways, trolley routes, ten, 11, 15, 34, 36. and take a look at this for parking. flat rate $10 for ten hours, in some garages, so check the garages that you typically park at. no parking on broad between spring garden and south street. and, they are extending sex interest hour for meters and key objection if you run over your time, a lot more to discuss when we come back in a little bit. jim, over to you. >> thank you, meisha. well, just went into effect
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>> ordering concords supervisors to hold new hearings. 160 homes have been approved for the 276-acre tract in beaver valley. some residents claim the township disregarded its own regulations whether it approved the application. and, from the pages of the public spirit, acqua pennsylvania has shutdown well in hatboro due to high levels of contaminants that are closed but still below the epa advisory level. well shutdown known as hatboro well number nine, located between route 463 and the turnpike. >> from the burlington county times could question on new jersey ballots undo the gas tax increase? well, question two is constitutional amendment, that proposes to dedicate all of new jersey's gas tax revenues to transportation project. well opponent claim the measures defeat could scuttle the 23 cents gas tax increase, that takes effect today. >> that's a look at newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. >> well, singer adele is opening up about her struggles
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well column back, weekend in our sites, look being like a very quiet weekends, of course with the septa strike, can't come soon enough. cooler
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open enrollment begins today for the affordable care act. but there are lots of changes from last year, we're live with some tips, so you get it best coverage for your money. >> and our big story of the day, septa on strike. jan, good morning. >> reporter: septa on strike, you're right, rahel. jan carabeo reporting live in center city philadelphia this morning. coming up: just how long commuters could be without a ride. we will talk about some of the ticking points in the negotiating process. >> all right, thanks, jan. so what's this mean to us? what is the service? ultimate options, parking changes, how will it affect you? first, we will take a quick break, stay right where you are, cbs-3 "eyewitness news" w
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>> workers walk off the job at the stroke every midnight. >> both the governor, mayor, urging both sides to go to the american -- negotiating table. >> at midnight, new jersey new gas tax went into effect. but the price of gas going up whopping 23 cents per gallon. >> donald trump trying to make red again. >> along with run mate mike pens. >> there is no case here. >> hillary clinton meantime, campaigning in florida. >> james, you are going to lover this surprise. >> what are you talking about? >> hit it. >> hit what? >> ♪
>> ♪ >> cute. fun. >> i james corden trying to do a mock interview with the presidential candidates, with halloween costumes al around. going from fun to very serious, septa strike, impacting the travel of hundreds every thousands of commuters this morning. >> we ' learned labor and management remain far apart on land full of issues. to jan carabeo, continues our coverage this morning, liver at the sheridan in center city where jan talks broke down at midnight. what can you tell us? >> reporter: rahel, jim, good morning, a lot of foot traffic picking up here in center city philadelphia, no doubt, a lot of people waking up frustrate today learn of the septa strike. , she tells me no negotiations overnight, no progress has been made with that said both sides do say they want to come to agreement but at this time it is unclear just how long this strike will last septa says at the very leagues they
want tentative agreement in place by election day, so this strike does not impact voters ability to get out to the polls. >> transport workers union 234, especially went on strike at 12:01 this morning, operators, dropped off their last pass end ers returned to the depo effect definately shutting down septa bus, trolley and subway service, the union's president said roughly 5,000 members will not report to work today, instead go straight to the picket line. local 234 and septa have been negotiating through the week many, they continued yesterday to no avail n early morning press conference the union said two sides very farther apart on healthcare, pension, work rules, now, the 900,000 rides a day septa buses, trolleys, subways usually provide, have come to a halt. >> as far as bathroom time breaks, you know, running down
scheduling operator fatigue, couldn't come to any agreement. we will strike right now. >> we ask our riders continue making plans for travel, alternatives to prepare themselves, disruption. >> echoing those sentiment this morning, he want people who can work flex hours to do that, because the morning rush will take big hit because of this septa strike. both he and the governor asking both sides to get back to the bargaining table, to hammer out an agreement, as quickly as possible, especially, again, before election day. >> thank you, jan. parent watching closely this morning, the philadelphia school district says schools are open. regardless of septa strike. about 52,000 district and charter school student rely on septa to get to class. now, students who normally ride septa but cannot make it to school will be mark having an excused absence.
philadelphia archdioces student are off today for all saint day. with the strike underway, many are scrambling to get into philadelphia. >> on the line right now is septa spokeswoman heather redfern, good morning, thanks for being with us, we know regional rails are still running but many trains already over crowded because of some of the rail car issues that began this summer. any plan in place to deal with potential over crowding? >> we've added extra trains to the regional rail schedule. for many of our lines, those schedules available on our website. our other trans operating on the publish timetable, we ask regional rails passengers and anybody using regional rail as their al americans, to go to our website to look at the times. >> we heard they should get refunds for the transpasses they just bought, since they can't ride k they get their money back? >> information on that will be made available at later date. if you do have a city pass you can use on the market frankford line, or bus, that's
good on regional rail. if you use it throughout the city, one of the city locations with the exception of the summer ton after forest hills station. so you can use that on regional rail stations in the city. >> and heather, we spoke with you earlier, but any updates since then, are there any new talks scheduled for today? >> there was nothing overnight, and i don't have any other information at this point. >> well, thanks, heather. we will be posting additional information on twitter and facebook so the septa ride verse that information. thank you so have very much for joining us, as we said strike affect thousands of commuters. >> breaking down all morning what this means for septa riders. >> good morning, guys, yep, it is absolutely going to impact everyone, even if you are not concerning yourselves with septa and the strike. it is going to impact you out on the roadways. so right now what we are looking at interstate 95 southbound around cottman there is has been busy like this before we even hit the 6:00 hour mark. strong indicator septa is going to affect everybody. plus when we get this many vehicles on the road wait, we
tend to have more problems as well. accident northeast extension northbound past language dale, off to the shoulder now, good news, vehicle fire reported so have flashing lights, and gaper delay. now, talk about septa regional rails only septa service in the city plus norristown high-speed line plus trolley routes 101 and 102, suburban buses, lucy, cct connect. already seeing delays because of the over-crowding, and all of what is happening right now within septa. so west trenton train 313, 25 minute delays, chestnut hill west, 812, running 40 minute delays. and we're just showing you two of them. there are plenty, so maple sure to check your schedules on line specially this morning, as this is now underway, katie, over to you. >> what a mess, meisha, so, at least in the weather department it is quiet as can be.
>> 40 degrees, our temperature, very calm wind out of the north, mean, it actually feels like 40 degrees, region wide, you have colder air in place, as is typical for the more outlying, more remote places like millville, atlantic city flirting with freezing, as the day progresses expect again it is no november 1, guys. we do expect you are going to be little cooler this time of year. sixty-two is pretty much hitting the mark where we should be. more sunshine than anything at the shore, poconos, we've got the sunshine for you, as women. quickly check storm scan3, all is calm. all l very, very quiet. but, we eventually end one nice warming trend, and then also, another pretty substantial temperature drop. so there is roller coaster ride that waits in the wings. we will walk you through that pattern change little later on, jim, back over to you. >> thank you, katie. well, it is november 1st. today open enrollment begins for the affordable care ability. >> business analyst, jill
schlessinger joins us live from new york to tell us the change for the coming year. good morning, jill. >> good morning. >> so, jill, if you are one of the 11 meme people covered or plan to purchase coverage, what do you need to know? >> okay, we're open right now today through january 316789 but if you want that coverage to begin as of the first of year, you must enroll by december 15th. if you miss that final deadline in january, though, you can enroll, or change plans later in the year. you have got to qualify for a special enrollment period, got to go to the healthcare.golf to -- gov to check it out. if you don't have healthcare qualify for exemption, subject to the individual mandate. or 695 bucks for adults, maximum just over 2,000 bucks per family. it has been rising, the fee re will romain two and a half% going forward, flat fee will be adjusted for inflation.
you pay the penalty on the federal income tax return you file for the year you do not have coverage. >> jill, we've heard so much about the big price increases understandably so. why have they gone up so much (. >> you know, it is true, average premium for a mid-level obamacare plan is set to spike by, i call it, eye-popping 22% next year, things vary over country, increase much big nerve some parts, much less in other. >> affect more than 08% of enroll east who qualify for those premium tax credits. those are the things that make coverage a lot more affordable. a lot more people will qualify for help you have got to check this out there are three # reasons premiums have gone up by so much. not enough young healthy people have enrolled when they concede the plan government thought that they wanted, say, 18 to 35 year old to
>> too low for a lot of the young people, paying the fee rather than for the insurance, those who did enroll regardless of age, they needed more care than anticipated, and insurers probably under price the plans initially, for deeper dive into euro bamm a care update, and with lot of links to all of the resources you need, go to jill on money. com. >> very interesting. so seems like they are working out the kinks, jill? >> oh, yes. >> just released chilling audio of the orlando gunman 911 calls. hear what they reveal coming up next. >> also ahead, finds out how this deadly pipeline explosion in the south could sends gas prices in our area sky-rocketing. plus this. >> i'm pat gal never ocean city new jersey. we're going where pies have never gone before. this right here, that's not apple. that's not pumpkin. that's scrapple pie. >> ♪
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approve this message. >> subways, bus, trolleys in philadelphia have come to a screaching halt. if you're joining us right now, you are looking live at the olney transportation center, where it is a virtual ghosttown. and an estimated 5,000 members of the transport workers union are on the picket lines, after talks failed to produce new contract, when the old one ran out. >> what is running, what's not, check septa's contingency plan at cbsphilly.com, and posting on our facebook and twitter feed.
>> now hearing the chill i can -- chilling audio by the 19 calls by the shooter of the deadly shooting in orlando. >> well that was omar mateen, he opened fewer at this pulse night club in june killing 49 people. police eventually did breach a wall in the club and killed mateen in a shoot-out. >> well the gas fire still burning in eastern alabama after pipeline explosion kills a worker and injuries seven others. the blast happened around 3:00 yesterday in the afternoon, people within 3-mile radius had to be evacuate from the their homes, thick cloud of smoke and menacing flames filled the air. >> what's w now two lines being shutdown, could have a
ripple effect further into the northeast, thinking, new england. >> this blast site not far from where a line ruptured back in september, that case thousands of gallons of gas leaked from the pipeline we led to future shortage, gas price hikes in several southern stairs. turning to weather little bit of chilly start today day. >> but katie apparently talking about a warm upcoming up? >> substantial one no less. wait until you see the seven day, it is chilly outside. it is also november 1st. so not like it is the most atypical thing we've ever heard of, temperatures dropping to the 30's, even couple of spots you have got 20's, what is being reported by handful every weather watchers. we can zero in, see more readily where you have got the core at least of 30 degrees plus reading. our up and down i95 in the vicinity, you have outline ers of 20's through the outlying suburbs. let's look where we bottom out in some of the locations, levittown william reporting 32 for his early morning low, kyle of hatboro, at
29 degrees. thankfully not much wind out there to speak of. but, yes, cold enough. you have got mid 30's, and then handful of 20's, that warrants a winter coat. face it. but at less it is very tranquil. very trip call. whether it comes to what we are finding out there today. definitely good news when it comes to all of the commuter chaos undergoing right now with the septa strike. meantime, storm scan at least quiet here locally. do have high pressure. you can see couple of clouds starting to nudge their way north. i do think you will see few clouds with time here today. overall sunshine is the stormy. and typical seasonable chill out there, as well. courtesy of high pressure, now, going to see surge on the thermometer starting tomorrow. back into the 70s for two straight days. low 70s tomorrow. mid 70s thursday. comes at a miles. new cold front crosses through mainly through the p.m. hours, not just showers being probably few pockets of steady rain probably couple of thunderstorms, cold front sweeps the bottom out from underneath you, mid 70s to the mid 50's, at best come friday.
we'll keep the chill through the weekend, enjoy the warmth. wednesday my personal favorite because we don't have any wet weather to wore built later in the day thursday the rain comes along. then we turn much cooler friday, saturday, sunday, but the good news of the weekends is not only sun shy but we get the sweet extra hour of sleep, too. >> my gosh, i can't tell you how excited i am about that. >> good morning, lot to talk b first live look outside. now, excuse me, this is where we have an accident 422 eastbound near oaks blocking left lane a lot, a lot going on with septa. but because of that, it is affecting our roadways, as well. we were starting to see them heat up before the 6:00 hour because so many people, septa not an option for them, so jumping in their vehicles. maybe a loft you normally wouldn't do that today having to do that, because of that, we're really starting to slow down. but his is just so you know because of this the septa strike what's in service, regional rails, the only septa
running in the city right now, regional rails right now, and we heard hit fresh septa talking about this earlier. they will be adding some additional trains to help alleve ate some of the congestion. norristown high-speed line also in service, suburban buses, trolley routes 101, 102, lucy, cct connect. because the regional rails are running, because we're having over-crowding and just a lot going on, starting to see delays already, 26 minute delays, chestnut hill west, 38 minutes delays. i can tell this is only two of several. so make sure to check the schedules on line, jim, rahel, back to you. >> lots going on, thanks, meisha. time 6:49. a lot coming up on cbs-3 this morning. >> nora o'donnell joins us with a preview. >> good morning, rahel, jim. hillary clinton's top aide uma responds to the latest fbi e-mail investigation. john heilman will be here with what to expect in this final week of the elections.
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a scrapple pie. >> we ned little pie dough, throw it around in some in flour, get it into the shape we need. handy dandy roller machine. >> that's speed. >> i little bit. >> we have this custom-made cutter. it looks custom-made. these are hard to find. we take that. >> you have done it a time or two? >> few thousand times. >> next step, scrapple. took a block of scrap em, chopped it up were one of our scrapers. take hands full. put it into our shell here. >> we toss it. can't tell you exactly how hot we bake it. got to have a few secrets here. >> sure. >> where did the idea come from? >> couple of years ago a friend of mine and i coming up with different ideas, just create little buzz, have something different. bacon has been played out. key did bacon butter cookies, all of that.
so we decided to try something different and go with scrapple. >> sweet and saws coming together. >> two worlds colliding. all right, i know. scrapple, acquired taste, once you get over the fact it is scrapple, you will joan it, so your families looking for new holiday tradition, scrapple pie, is where it is at. i promise you. >> you're in the grossed out? >> i'll take your word for that. katie interesting fact just told me ukee actually loves scrapple. >> scrap sell really good. it gets a bad rap because of what might or might not be -- >> may or may not? >> there in lies the trouble? >> i've eaten spam before on a mountain while camping. >> there go. >> okay. >> listen, i do a lot of world
traveling, i've eaten strange stuff. >> never eaten scrap snell. >> no. yet to take me on road trip. >> always sort of turned off by the idea of it. >> that's t once you get past that. >> patrick. >> take a look, it was quite a show at the top of the 102 story empire state building. the landmark's annual halloween show included pumpkin colored glow over the big apple. empire state building will glow red, white and blue for veterans day later this month. >> meantime thriller flash mob helped celebrate president obama and first lady michelle's last halloween in the white house. student from the joy of motion dance company performs the michael jackson hit, when they finish, they handed out canned toy trick-or-treaters. president obama calls their performance awesome. >> and the eagles celebrating halloween, too, by spreading some joy at children's hospital. wide receiver jordan matthews, and other eagles players, wore
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before you head out the door this morning here's what you need to know, three to go. >> septa on strike both sides far apart on being shall use, log on to cbsphilly.com for contingency plan. >> bill cosby in court for hearing, at issue whether 13 different accusers will be allowed to testify against the comedian. >> with just a week to go in the presidential race, donald trump and mike pence are in king of prussia today. hillary clinton symptom ups in florida. >> that's three to go. >> last check on weather and traffic? >> yes. weather at least looks very, very tranquil. we will make this fast and easy for you. 30 degrees, nice sunrise currently underway at kutztown area middle school. i suggest heavy coat as well as sunglasses today, going on
nice up little climb, low to mid 70s both for tomorrow and thursday. before we see another cool-down come our way, meisha. >> thanks, katie. take a look at your screen, you guys, what's running delays right now, chestnut hill inbound 45 minutes, west trenton train 313 running express, and just quick overview. what is not in service in the city buses, subways, trolleys. what is in service right now in the city, regional rails. >> thanks so much, meisha. next on cbs this morning, closer look at the fall out over the rising cost of obamacare. >> and remember to join us each weekday morning here on cbs-3. starting at 4:30. have a great day. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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