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this morning, ferguson, missouri is coming off another night of unrest. a man is shot and critically wounded. police deploy tear gas and arrest protestors. we're waiting for a part of the philadelphia skyline to disappear this morning. here's a live look at center city where people will say good-bye to pnb letters on top the iconic building city hall. comcast center in center city you'll see showers and clouds. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm ted greenberg.
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9:01 on this sunday morning, august 17th. let's head to the first alert weather center and say hello to brittney shipp. already some seeing damp weather. >> that's right depending on where you are. a wet start to your sunday morning. first saw rain in the poconos and lehigh valley. cape may seeing a few showers same in atlantic city. you can see that little bit of rainfall sprinkles and showers moving to parts of center city and north. if we go to cape may county, you can see isolated showers along the shore there. also little bit of light rainfall near norrmaurice river. as we head to rest of today, we'll maintain the chance of showers especially morning hours on and off throughout the afternoon and clearing into the evening. temperatures range between 84 and 87 degrees. we'll clear out for the start of your workweek.
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i'm tracking the return of storms. i'll let you know when coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast. 9:02 now and new from overnight in burlington county. investigators are trying to figure out how a fire started in a vacant building that used to house an auto body shop. this happened in river side before 2:30 a.m. luckily no one was hurt. witnesses saw someone running from the scene. police are investigating. also new from overnight, rescue crews were called to a neighborhood after an amtrak worker got spooked working on power lines. nbc 10 ontyson avenue and keystone before 3:00. the worker more than 150 feet in the air was able to get down on his own. right now it's not clear what caused him to need help. from our south jersey bureau, police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened around 11:30 on the 300 block of
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bank street in bridgeton. no arrests and police have not arrested the victim's identity. at the jersey shore, state police are investigating a crash at a racetrack that killed a driver yesterday during a race clinic at wall stadium speed way. police say a 21-year-old woman was driving a three quarter midget car when it hit a wall killing her. the victim's name has not been released. no one else was hurt. the track cancelled races the rest of the night. now to a developing story. one person is in critical condition after being shot during overnight protests in ferguson, missouri. this was not a police involved shooting. authorities say it happened on the street that's been a busy spot for protests over the last week. they're now searching for the gunman. seven people were also arrested overnight and charged with failing to disperse during a midnight to 5:00 a.m. curfew. demonstrations in ferguson have been going since last saturday
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when a police officer shot and killed 18-year-old michael brown who was unarmed. here in our area, a peace vigil held at 30th and godfrey in north philadelphia yesterday. organizers told nbc 10 they hope what happened in ferguson never happens here. they want to have a working relationship with police. the police department in ferguson township, pennsylvania is taking heat on social media after last weekend's shooting in missouri. the department in center county is responding to posts on facebook and twitter saying, you've got the wrong guys. they're 750 miles away from where the shooting happened in ferguson, missouri. nbc 10 is watching developments in ferguson. go to nbc10.com for updates any time, as well as pictures, videos and stories. jay nixon appears on "meet the press" at 10:30 a.m. to talk
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about the issue. happening now, crews are making preparations to bring down the letters on the philadelphia national bank building. here's a live look at the pnb building in center city. those letters have been a part of the skyline since the 1950s. this morning they'll come down by helicopter. nbc 10 matt delucia is live in center city. you've been talking to folks gathering to watch this big operation. >> reporter: yeah, ted, we have been waiting. waiting continues at this hour. take a look. we have a small crowd that's formed at love park. they've got cameras out and ready. some had been out here for a couple of hours. this is what they're going to watch. right up there the pnb letters removed later this morning. we're waiting for a helicopter to come in and take 12 letters down. then those letters will be moved to the north side of city hall. they'll be loaded up on trucks and taken out of here. take a look at video that we
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shot earlier this morning. police had to tape off this entire area to make sure that no traffic was getting through. to make sure no pedestrians could get through because of that activity. they're moving letters from one spot to another loading them on a truck. around city hall, it is shut down for the moment. also, setpa buses had to be rerouted as well. i've been talking to folks out here who came out to see this iconic structure, this lettering come down once and for all. this building was built in 1932. those letters have been up there since the 1950s. pnb stands for philadelphia national bank. they owned the building until the mid 90s. that building was recently sold for $68 million. the philadelphia historical organization had to approval this removal. they can last month.
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folks out here say this is sentimental. >> i think it is iconic. i don't know, it's something i've been seeing as long as i can remember when i look up in center city. the hub of philly. it will be missed. i think it's a shame. it's snnot a company, time to g. hopefully it works well taking it i down. those look like heavy letters. >> reporter: in fact each of the letters weighs 3,000 pounds which brings in the point of the entire area being courted off, secured with police activity making sure no one is walking around when the helicopter takes the letters off and moves them from one spot to another. see construction workers out here it watching for this process to begin. i was told they wanted to get this and running by 7:00. clearly there's a delay in this. they're wanting to get the roads open by noon.
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if you plan on driving in center city this morning, you may want to plan an alternate route because the roads around pnb are shut down. broad, market, jfk affected in some way, shape, or form. we've got a live stream on mnbc news.com as well. we'll keep you posted. >> we'll keep watching. thank you. tonight, philadelphia's taney dragons take on texas in their second game of the world series. they pulled out the win friday. davis won't pitch tonight because of little league regulations. jared lot will take to the mound. the couach talked about the excitement. >> everyone says getting to williams port is the prize.
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that's true, fwobut to get hered get a win is that much nicer. >> a lot of different language as, new cultures and stuff. >> they go for their second win. this time they're playing texas par la land east at 7:00. a pep rally for the dragons is at 6:00 at city hall courtyard. count on nbc 10 as the taney dragons play tonight on the road to a world series title. we're following developments in ukraine where officials say russian separatist rebels have shot down a ukrainian fighter plane. plus caught in the crossfire. a 3-year-old girl is dead after a man believed to be her father was killed in a shootout with police in maryland. investigators are trying to figure out who's bullet struck the child.
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12 minutes after 9:00. this morning following a developing story on the crisis in ukraine. officials say russian separatist have shot down a ukrainian fighter plane over the eastern part of the country after ukraine launched an attack. according to leaders in ukraine, government forces captured a police station during those clashes with the rebels. meanwhile, ukrainian officials have signed off on an order that recognizes a russian convoy stuck at the border as humanitarian aid from the red cross. today trucks moved closer to the border. it's unclear when the convoy will be allowed to enter ukrainian territory and hand out supplies to civilians. they've been stopped in the area since thursday.
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initially officials worried the trucks could be carrying supplies for russian backed separatists. people in ukraine are returning to their homes and getting a look at damage left behind from fighting. buildings are destroyed and rubble is on the sides of roads. areas are waiting on government backed aid to arrive. new this morning, several people are hurt and hundreds of homes damaged after an earthquake in china. the quake measured 5.0 magnitude. the kwaik struck 60 miles from the chinese province when the deadly quake killed 600 two weeks ago. this morning, police in maryland are trying to figure out who's bullet t killed a 3-year-old. she died after being caught in the crossfire of a shootout between police and the man believed to be the girl's power. it happened in prince george's
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downty, maryland. the man shot at police and six officers returned fire killing him. then police found the little girl in the car with a gunshot wound she later died. >> don't know how she was struck by gunfire. we don't know if that's a wound inflicted by her biological father or wound that occurred in the exchange of gunfire with police. >> the man led police on a chase after critically wounding the child's grandfather and great grandmother. we're learning information about what happened to the amish girls abducted by a couple in new york. the 7 and 10-year-old were sexually abused while being held. howells and vaisey were not targeted. they were take a african-american their family's
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farm wednesday. the authorities say the girls were dropped off 15 miles from where they were taken and walked to the closest home they saw and asked for help. coming up this week, "wednesday's child" and a forecast to bring a return of summer. >> warmer temperatures, return of humidity and also tracking storms for next week. we're looking at storms this morning and how long they'll stick around. i'll let you know in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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this week's "wednesday's child" is a sweet and smart girl who already has her sights set on the future. she's still hoping to find that forever family to help her reach her goals. nbc 10 recently spent the day with kiya. we are introduced to her. >> we met the 11-year-old at splash park in new jersey. >> you ready to be "wednesday's child" today? >> yes. >> they spent the day enjoying the day riding rides. she is a lovely, sweet young girl that likes bike riding, ice skating and swimming. >> she is shy at first, but when you get to know her, she tends to open up a little more and gets along with everybody. she's a lovely girl. >> she's very involved at school. her favorite subjects are math and science. >> why math and science? >> because math -- there's going to be a lot of stuff in the future when i grow up that's going to have to deal with
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numbers like going shopping and paying for your food. >> kiya is making plans for her future. >> what do you want to be when you grow up? >> veterinarian. >> you like animals? >> yes. >> she wants a warm, loving supportive environment. >> when you have problems at school or someone else, you could talk to someone you love and trust. >> she would do better in a smaller family. she needs more one on one attention. she would do well with a mom, dad, both parents, single parent. >> kiya would make a wonderful edition to any home. kiya is this week's "wednesday's child." >> make her dream of a forever family come true or the dream of any "wednesday's child" sponsored by the dave thomas foundation. go to our website, nbc10.com and search "wednesday's child" or call the national adoption center at 1866 do adopt.
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good morning. light showers will through parts of our area. we'll continue with the chance of showers throughout the morning as we head to next week. we track an unsettled weather pattern. storms are a possibility throughout most of your day next week. humidity going to return. that's going to make it feel like the middle of august. we take a live look now at philadelphia. you can see mostly cloudy skies. we have seen a few sprinkles throughout the morning hours. a closer look at temperatures now in philadelphia. already in the 70s, mild start to the morning. humidity up at 63%. light wind speeds west southwest 7 miles per hour. as we head to the rest of today, expect showers throughout much of your sunday late morning heading into the afternoon. right now 60 degrees in the poconos, 65 allen town, 63 pottstown. warmer air has come up from the
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south. 74 dover. we'll be warmer today as we head to the afternoon, warmer than yesterday. we stayed in the low 80s yesterday. closer look at radar shows rain moving in from the west and central and western parts of the state. we'll see another batch of rainfall pushing into lancaster county. light rain over reading and allen town. this is all tracking east moving offshore. it is going to move through parts of philadelphia. right now just seeing really light rainfall throughout parts of center city at this time. most of the rainfall that we saw move through burlington county pushed off east of burlington county. heading to the next few hours, we see the chance of on and off showers. as we approach overnight hours, clearing and clouds increase once again. monday afternoon around 3:00 p.m. if you look at dover, going to see isolated showers mainly situated over dover. that's it. we don't expect rainfall for the city or closer to the shore monday. mostly sunny skies.
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tuesday is a different story. as we head to tuesday, you'll see another chance of storms and showers. for today, expect to see a chance of showers continuing as we head to your lunchtime hour. by noon we'll see temperatures 78 degrees. 4:00 p.m., 83. tonight, mid 70ss by 8:00 p.m. and mild conditions expected. for the shore, 81 degrees and chance of an isolated storm. we've seen showers in cape may and atlantic city. that's the trend as we head to rest of today. by the afternoon and evening, clearing up. monday 80 degrees. nice day, 78 tuesday with storm chances returning. your seven-day forecast shows a great start to the workweek. humid conditions heading to next week and thunderstorms for most of next week as well. >> all right brittney. it's time for kids to head back to school. parents digging for cash for back to school supplies. this year, parents also pay more for what their kids do after school.
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funds that parents are now asked to pony up more especially when it comes to extracurriculars, after school activities. >> it's becoming more expensive for kids to be involved in activities throughout the school year. >> a survey found parents will spend $400 a year for their child to participate in ex ra curricular activities. >> schools aren't paying for what they used to. schools used to provide uniforms for the band or sports team. now parents are expected to contribute there. >> she says that's why budgeting for extracurriculars has never been more important. >> a little bit of a rainy day fund so they have a bucket to pull from should things pop up throughout the school year. >> and another teachable moment she says have the child contribute as well. >> nbc 10 news. coming up on 9:27.
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when we come back, a look at today's top stories including a change to the philadelphia skyline. matt delucia is live in center city where crews get set to take down something many of us are used to seeing everyday. >> reporter: ted, good morning. you're watching that helicopter just arriving to take those letters pnb off the building here. a historic moment. people have gathered to watch this. we'll give another live look coming up after the break. and i'm tracking a few showers on this sunday morning. i'll let you know when they'll clear up and what to expect as you head back to worm torqk tom. that's coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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new this morning, the first night of a curfew in ferguson, missouri brings new trouble. arrests, tear gas, police also investigating a shooting that left a man critically wounded. right now something familiar is about to disappear from the philadelphia skyline. we're live in center city where that helicopter just arrived to remove the pnb letters from the iconic building. we're seeing a lot more clouds today than we did yesterday along with showers in some spots. here's a look at citizen's bank
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park in philadelphia. your sunday forecast just ahead. good morning everyone. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm ted greenberg. 9:31 on this sunday, august 17th. let's say good morning again to meteorologist brittney shipp. you've been tracking showers all morning long. the first batch is moving east. we're keeping our eye on another batch moving through. in the morning hours, more clearing pushing into the afternoon. a cloudy start there. you can see over philadelphia, mostly cloudy skies. a closer look at our radar. there's where the rain is. it's just outside our area moving to lancaster tracking east. we'll start to see light showers moving into that i-95 corridor. our average for this time of year, 86 degrees. we should be perfectly at the average with temperatures warmer than yesterday. a nice start to your workweek. storms back in your seven-day forecast. i'll have the details coming up.
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new from overnight, police are handling the investigation of a fire in a vacant building that used to house an auto body shop. it happened in river side before 2:30 this morning. no one was hurt there. witnesses said they saw someone running from the scene. investigators have not said if they consider the fire to be suspicious. also new from overnight, an amtrak employee working on power lines high in the air is okay after a rescue crew was called today scene. it happened in the section of philadelphia overnight. crews on the scene say the man got spooked for some reason. he managed to make it to safety on his own. new developments in a story being watch aed across the country. tear gas and gunshots heard in ferguson, missouri as 200 protestors refused to leave the
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streets in the curfew. this was not a police involved shooting. seven people were also arrested overnight. demonstration s in ferguson hav been going on since saturday when a police officer shot and killed 18-year-old michael brown who was unarmed. stay with us as we follow developments from ferguson on air and online, nbc10.com. this morning, governor jay nixon will talk about ferguson at 10:30 on nbc 10. from our jury say shore bureau, police are searching for this man accused of choking and robbing a cab driver in ocean county the. lacy township police released this sketch of the suspect. they say the cab driver drove him from lakewood to lacy friday morning. then the man tried to pay with a $ $100 bill. the driver refused the money thinking it was counter fit.
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the man then choked the driver with a phone cord before taking his money and run ago way. we're getting the final minutes of a murder victim who was shot and killed in a philadelphia neighborhood. 27-year-old paul mckernan seconds before the shooting in overbrook, he walked into this chinese restaurant friday night. when he walked out, there was a confrontation with another man. >> followed him and shot him in the throat. my heart breaks. it feels like my heart was ripped out of my chest. >> detectives are reviewing surveillance video to try and track down a suspect in the case. community members will gatherer in delaware county to remember those that have lost their lives to gun violence. an insulation ceremony for the lost will be this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. a dedication follows at 4:00
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p.m. a memorial features the names and ages of 144 victims of gun violence over five years. a benefit for the families of four children killed in the terrible fire in southwest philadelphia will take place at christ international baptist church at 2:30 this afternoon. yesterday hundreds of people said a final farewell to those children. >> the service for 4-year-old twin sisters maria and marialla bowah, brothers patrick sanyeah and taj jacque was held. 500 attend ted. fire marshal ruled the fire a that killed the kids as undetermined cause. the parents still want answers. >> government or investigators, what happened? how it happen? so i want to know how it happen.
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>> fire marshal says the damage at the scene was too extensive to determine an exact cause. happening right now. a helicopter is on the scene to start removing the letters from the top of the philadelphia national bank building in center city. nbc 10 matt delucia has been live in center city waiting for this all morning long. >> reporter: ted, you saw the helicopter arrive live on the air a few minutes ago a. i'm going to get out of the way. you can see the cloud that gathered here. they've got camera phones out. they've been waiting at least a couple of hours. the roads around this area had been shut down at 6:00 this morning to allow for the area to be secure so that the helicopter could come in and take the letters off the building safely so that no one was in danger. what's happening now, the helicopter is hovering over the
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building. the letters, 12 of them, three on each side. each is going to be removed. they're 3,000 pounds each. they'll be take ton north side of city hall, close to where we're standing now. just to give you history on this building. it was build in 1932. that lettering has been a part of the skyline since the 1950s. it stands for philadelphia national bank which owned the building until the mid 90s. the building was recently sold for $68 million. in fact the philadelphia historical commission had to approve this removal. they did so last month. there's a lot of nostalgia associated with this signage. as we're looking line, they have a "p" there the other side of the building now being airlifted. this is one of 12 letters that is being taken off this building. you see the helicopter there. it's going to come over to the
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north side of city hall where it's going to be dropped off. there are trucks. i'm going to have the photographer pan left where we can see the flat beds waiting for letters to be put on them. they'll then be taken away. this area is shut down. no pedestrians are getting through around city hall and month cars swe. traffic is shut down since 6:00 this morning. the entire area will be closed off until noon. that is what we are hearing. again, this was delayed for a couple of hours. i was talking to construction crews a few minutes ago. this whole process should take two hours. they're trying to get the roads reopened by noon. we'll stay on top of this. also watch this live on nbc10.com. >> quite a site. thank you. later to today, people gather in center for a different reason. a pep rally is planned at 6:00
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at city hall to cheer on the taney dragons for their second game of the world series. the team pulled out a win many their first game of the tournament friday. davis won't pitch tonight because of little league regulations. instead, jared lot will take the mound. the team's couch talked about the excitement of the team's first win in williams port. >> come to williams port. everyone says getting to williams port is the prize. that's true, but to come to williams port and get a win is, you know that much better. >> it's a lot of different languages which is nice. to see new cultures and stuff. >> taney goes if for their second win at 7:00 p.m. taking on texas parra land east. count on nbc 10 as the taney dragons play this evening on the road to a world series title. from our south jersey bureau, the reds are the 2014 cal rip ken world series
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winners. this is the 10-year-olds that played against the kentucky team yesterday afternoon in virginia and able to pull out a 9-1 win. congratulations guys. still ahead this morning, going to the dogs in a good way. how a charity here in our area is reuniting military service members with stray dogs from war torn countries and why this dog will be on special duty.
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welcome back. 9:42. we're taking a live look at center city. that's where crews use a helicopter. we saw it a few minutes ago to remove the pnb letters from the building they've been located since the 1950s. we pan up here. that a helicopter high above the building. there you see it now. just a few minutes ago it was
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carrying pay big "p" carrying it from that area and back to the grounds. each of the those letters weighs about 3,000 pounds. we'll check in with him for another update at 10:00 this morning. taxpayers in new jersey have to pay $6.5 million to the law firm governor christie hired to represent his office in the jersey bridge scandal. the attorney general released the bills friday from the law firm, gibson, dunn and crutcher. it represents the governor's office in the bridge scandal. it published a report finding christie and top staffers were not involved in the lane closures. new this morning, former fbi director free, the man that led the internal investigation into the child sex abuse scandal at penn state wants a pending lawsuit against him moved to federal court. a drudge ruled free's attorneys have to show why the suit should be moved.
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lawyers for former penn state president filed notice they plan to sue free for defamation of character. free wants the case to be heard in federal court because he's not from the state. this all started in 2011 during the jersey sandusky sex abuse scandal. in 2012 a judge sentenced sandusky 30 to 60 years in prison for abuse of ten boys. a dog in afghanistan could soon have a new home this the united states. her name is betty. a local charity called no dog gets left behind is raising money to bring her here. the charity reunites i military service members of stray dogs from war torn countries. betty will be a service dog for people with post-traumatic
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stress disorder. the charity was given a $10,000 check yesterday. the entire cost will be $13,000. the phils jurmped out to a big lead against the giants. could they hold on for a win? the highlights in sports. first, here's brittney. >> we're tracking showers in our area. we'll let you know how long it will stick around and what to expect as you head back to work tomorrow.
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good morning. showers are still pushing in from the west especially closer to lancaster county. eventually they'll transition closer to philadelphia and center city. a.m. showers expected, storms back in your seven-day forecast. humidity will return as well. it will feel summer like heading to next week. a look outside now where we are seeing sprinkles on our camera looking over center city.
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as we approach the rest of your morning, expect showers to linger. for philadelphia, 71 degrees, few clouds, 63% for our humidity. light wind speeds out of the west southwest 7 miles per hour. throughout the rest of the area, it is a mild start to the morning f. you're closer to the shore, 73 degrees. 74 dover, 72 wilmington. pottstown 63. mid 60s allen town, low 60s poconos. it's warmer in the poconos than yesterday where they started in the morning in the 40s. more moist air coming up from the south. you'll notice the temperature difference. 73 atlantic city airport. in prime hook already 80 degrees. warm start to the morning. 74 dover, avalon 76. as we head to the rest of the morning, here's what we're can checking. a steady stream of showers. you can see the next batch of moisture we're watching starting to push to lancaster county.
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it is tracking east here. we're seeing light to moderate rainfall. making its way to reading. right now just to the west of reading. just moving out of south lebanon. we'll keep an eye on this to the rest of the morning. by 10:00 a.m., closer to the 95 a corridor. 11:0 1 1100 closer to the shore. by 3:00 or 4:00 we see clouds clearing up. scattered showers should be done as we head to the early part of your afternoon. by the evening, mostly clear skies. today will be warmer than yesterday. temperatures range between 84 and 87 degrees. a.m. showers then clearing. as we head down the shore, 81 degrees with the chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm. monday will be nice at the shore. 80 degrees. showers and storms return
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tuesday. our seven-day forecast shows humidity increases. chance of showers tuesday as well as storms. as we head to thursday, friday, saturday, another round of thunderstorms expected. good morning to you. happy sunday. i'm danny pommells from comcast sportsnet. eagles are back to work after their loss friday night in new england in the second preseason game. the game had positives including the defensive play early in the contest. have a look. williams put the eagles on the board first with this pick six. he tweaked his hamstring on the return and left the game. williams previously called the patriots cheater but said he apologized to head coach bill belichick before the game. >> i just made the best of that opportunity. i told him how i felt. it was genuine, from the heart. we make mistakes. i have my share of mistakes. sometimes my mouth gets the best
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of me. we just hashed it out. that's that. >> i like a guy that tells it like it is. tony romo gets first preseason action for the cowboys battling the ravens. tony romo and dez bryant hook up. nice adjustment on the touchdown, grabbed a 31 yard strike. tied at seven that junction. cowboy take it 37-30. phillies won against the giants friday. many the first, homer, living the hard knock live. 3-1. howard drives in second and third runs of the game. 5-1 phillies. from there, things fall apart. in the 6th sand bol pops up.
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blanco with the game nodded at five. single run for the giants. giants hold onto win this 6-5. one 76er using his off season to help youngsters learn the game. michael carter williams was hosting his own basketball camp. he took part as many camps as a kid, and said his parents ran most of them. he's happy to get back. >> i just wanted them to get a chance to pick my brain a little bit, just to see how an nba player interacts with young kids. how to be a good role model. that's something i'm trying to teach them. you know, even life outside of basketball. with school work and other things. i want them to come out here and have a good time.
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that's all i want. >> mcw out and about in the community. i'd be remiss if i didn't show this. we see first pitches over the years. this one might take the cake. miss texas, what was that? m evans bowled it up will there. she was elegant with it right? not taking herself too serious. my goodness. she was having a good time and had fun. what can you say? that's your look at sports. i'm danny pommells.
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happening now, we take another live look at center city, philadelphia where crews
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are using the helicopter to remove the pnb letters from the building where they've been since the 1950s. matt delucia showed us at 9:30, the first p being taken down. now they're taking down the second letter. the historical commission had to approve the removal of those letters. we'll check with matt in a couple of minutes for another update. happening today, pennsylvania governor takes a trip down the river. yesterday the governor kayaked in brad ford county. he then took part in an arranch in a state park. tina fey returns to her hometown for a benefit at the upper darby performing arts center. an nbc 10 viewer shot this of
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the actress showing up for a screening of "mean girls." she starred in the film and also wrote the screen play. proceeds go towards new sound systems for the theater. 9:57 now. nbc 10 news today comes back in a moment with another half hour of news. matt delucia is live in center city where the removal of letters is going on now. matt? >> reporter: yeah, and ted those letters have been up there and part of the philly skyline for decades. in a couple of hour, they will be gone. we'll give you another live look coming up after the break. i'm tracking showers moving into our area. i'll let you know how long they'll stick around on your sunday. plus, what to expect as you get ready to head back to work tomorrow. that's coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast.
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right now on nbc 10 news today, more violence and protests overnight despite a midnight curfew in ferguson following the shooting death of an unarmed teen by police. an aerial effort underway now to take iconic letters off the top of a philadelphia building live in center city. we take a live look at the skyline. not a lot of sunshine so far for your sunday. cloudy skies and showers around. things clear out later today. good morning everybody. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm ted greenberg. it's now 10:00 a.m. on this sunday. we say good morning to meteorologist brittney shipp in the first alert weather center. hi brittney. >> seeing showers and increase in humidity as we head to next week. tracking storms next week. the weather is finally changing. we've seen nice conditions

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