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attackers. a chilly start for the day and we're getting ready for the return of some rain. meteorologist bill henley will let us know how it can put a damper on our weekend plans. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. friday, october 10, 2014. let's get right to nbc 10 meteorologist bill henley. happy friday, bill. >> happy friday. a mainly dry friday, but we are watching some showers that are going to be moving into the area. looks like later on. right now clouds that are starting to move into the area. that's a dry view from center city and the radar shows no showers in the immediate area but to the southwest the d.c. area getting some rainfall and there are heavier showers moving into kentucky and west virginia. those overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning could produce an inch of rain in our area. 56 degrees right now in philadelphia and look at the cooler weather. pottstown northeast philadelphia and now 49 degrees and 49 in millville.
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so, clouds increasing this morning. the temperatures on the chilly side. suburbs are in the 40s and low 50s at the bus stop in center city and temperatures climbing in spite of clouds moving in by lunchtime, 60 degrees and into the middle 60s this afternoon. but we'll be watching for showers as the day goes on. watching for traffic trouble this morning. katy zachary in for jillian m e mele. how is it looking out there. >> fortunately our drivers this morning don't have to deal with the rain that our evening drivers will have to deal with. this in is burlington county for drivers there. route 72 right at route 532. be aware if you're headed in that direction and also an accident on the garden state parkway northbound for drivers approaching ocean city which is exit 25. the left lane is blocked as a result of that crash. 476, a live look right now at mcdade boulevard where you can see your drive times on 476 between 76 and 95 looking good in both directions and finally for drivers in delaware.
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896 at the cemesummit bridge. blocked in both directions until later this month. breaking news in bucks county. looking for two men who robbed a bar employee at gunpoint and then tasered him. this happened at bar louie in just the past 90 minutes. investigators say the two robbers took the victim's car which was later found in northeast philadelphia. the robbers are still on the run. and the victim will be okay. some more breaking news overseas where the nobel peace prize has been awarded to a pair of human rights activist. 17-year-old malala yousafzai was the pakistani girl shot in the head by the taliban after she spoke up for women's rights. she went on to fight for women's education rights. she will receive the liberty medal at the national constitution center. also awarded the nobel peace
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prize is kailash statyarti a child labor advocate from india. nbc 10 was on the scene along cottman avenue. around 3:00 this morning the men entered the store and pulled out a gun and got away with $1,000 in cash. nobody was hurt. also new from overnight, police have arrested a driver accused of crashing into several cars after running a red light. nbc 10 was at this scene. police tell us that the driver got out and jumped into another car that was waiting for him. officers eventually captured him a few blocks away. nobody was hurt in this case. now to the ebola outbreak and its growing impact on everyday life. workers in hazmat suits removed a man on a flight from philadelphia after he reportedly claimed that he had ebola. this video surfaced last night. jesse gary is live at
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philadelphia international to find out how travelers are handling this ebola threat. jesse, you've been checking social media to see how this incident is trending. what have you found out? >> rosemary, not too much chatter about this on social media. the hoax isn't trending in philadelphia, even though it took place on a plane that departed from this airport. >> i need your attention. >> yesterday a male passenger on a flight from philadelphia to the dominican republic sneezed and then joked he had ebola. that panicked passengers, flight crew had contacted health officials who sent in workers in hazmat suits to remove the man. the ripple effect is still reaching early morning fliers today. >> i feel like the scare is being very sensationalized. i think it's contained. >> the crisis, i think, is getting worse by the hour. we worry constantly. i'm loaded with antibacterial
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stuff as we speak and i think any potential threat has to be taken seriously. >> usairways officials apologize to their passengers but said their reaction was based on guidelines established by the centers for disease control and protection. the airport is operating normally right now and coming up in the next hour, we'll talk more about what i've been hearing from flight attendants as they make their way to work. live at philadelphia international airport, jesse gary, nbc 10 news. the first study of a potential ebola vaccine is happening in africa. university of maryland researchers say that three health care workers have been given experimental shots developed by the u.s. government. meanwhile, in the u.s., newark liberty international is one of five airports that will begin additional ebola screening tomorrow. governor chris christie admits that new jersey's airports may not be ready yet to cope with the ebola crisis, but he says he's confident they will be.
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now, later today the u.s. house committee on homeland security will hold a field hearing in dallas to discuss the ebola outbreak. in philadelphia, ebola will, again, be the focus at the annual infectious disease conference that continues today through sunday. among those speaking is a doctor from montgomery hospital where two ebola victims were successfully treated. six planes are now in liberia to help deal with the ebola crisis there. the planes carrying 100 marines arrived in liberia yesterday and the director of the u.s. centers for disease control has a new warning about ebola. dr. thomas freeden is calling it the biggest global health threat since aids. and the spanish nursing assistant infected with ebola has been upgraded to critical condition. she was critical just last night. she, by the way, the first person to catch the zedisease o of west africa. she helped to treat a spanish missionary who later died. in an effort to combat this
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outbreak, members of the fraternity are teaming up with the baptist church in philadelphia. they will be collecting donations of items like chlorine bleach, hand sanitizer, wipes and medical gloves, as well as canned foods. the collection drive is happening tomorrow at noon at west cheltenham. for a complete list of the iments they're collecting, go to their website, nbc10.com. you can count on nbc 10 and nbc10.com to follow this ebola outbreak. we'll bring you any new developments as they happen. right now on our website, read more about the disease and the effort not just in our area, but all around the world to stop it. happening today, life in prison or death. that's what montgomery county jury will now decide in the yandamuri case. he was found guilty on all
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counts of a baby girl and her grandmother. his mother took the stand to beg for her son's life. she told the jury her son tried to commit suicide when he was 11 years old after his father was killed by terrorists in their native india. >> given everything he has been through, he is not an evil person. the defendant has his mother to beg for his life. but that same opportunity was not given by the defendant. >> yandamuri defendanted himself during the trial. a court hearing in philadelphia to decide if former mob boss merlino's probation should be revoked. and moving to florida. federal authorities dispute that. they say they have photos of merlino meeting with mob members just weeks after his release. the probation hearing is also scheduled today for north philadelphia rapper mill. his real name is robert williams. mill served time for a drug and gun conviction back in 2008.
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in august the judge denied the rapper an early parole and ordered him back to jail on several probation violations. clouds are moving into the area, but it is dry outside. it's a live view from center city from the comcast center, which is seeing temperatures right now in the 50s. much of the rest of the area is getting a chillier start in the 40s this morning. clouds increasing during the morning hours and rain is going to hold off until later on. in fact, the rain that starts this evening for much of the area will continue into the weekend. but doesn't look like it will be with us all weekend long. a chill in the air for the weekend. we're talking lower 60s. this morning, though, doylestown with clear skies, and clouds over philadelphia 56 and 57 degrees at cape may. completely dry. you can see scattered clouds that are moving into the area. we will get sunshine before the clouds take over completely. and as far as rain is concerned,
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looks like we're now going to have to wait until late this afternoon and possibly this evening for much of the area. we are going to see dry conditions during the day and the first showers are to our southwest and sussex county in delaware might see a few raindrops this morning. calling for temperatures into the 60s with sunshine fading as we go into the afternoon for allentown, quakertown and reading. 60s for doylestown and mt. holly and mainly dry during the day and late afternoon showers and evening showers are a little bit more likely. cape may, 65 degrees and rehoboth and then 66 degrees in dover. clouds take over after a bit of sunshine this morning and then late today showers after temperatures climb into the middle 60s. not this warm over the weekend, though. got your weekend forecast on the seven-day when i come back. bill takes a look at our weather neighborhood by neighborhood. we look at our roads. highway by highway. >> that's right.
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some troubled spots out there. let's check in now with katy zachary. >> we had worse mornings. we'll take it. route 30, bypass right near 340 and free and clear of any issues in that area. 95 at cottman avenue this is the center lane headed into center city philadelphia. not affecting the drive times between wood haven or the vine on 95. in new jersey, we're following an overturned vehicle in burlington county at route 72 right at route 532 and then also an update to an accident on the garden state parkway. it was approaching ocean city exit 25, but that is now clear. the big political guns were out in the race for pennsylvania's next governor. a look at two high-profile appearances in our area as the contest between tom corbett and tom wolf heats up. plus, protesters clash with police in a new round of unrest in ferguson, missouri. why leaders are, once again,
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calling for a justice department investigation in the fears of continuing protest.
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here's a live look at the first alert radar. we are tracking some rain that's coming in from the west. we should see some light showers by this afternoon and then we'll get some of the heavier rain later on tonight. racial unrest continues to stir in missouri. this was the scene in st. louis last night. a protest turned hostile with police pepper spraying demonstrators and one patrol car damaged. an 18-year-old man who was african-american was shot and killed wednesday after police say he allegedly opened fire on a white off-duty officer.
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more protests over police treatment of minorities are planned for this weekend in st. louis. this comes two months after the police involved shooting death of unarmed teenager michael brown in nearby ferguson, missouri. michael brown was just 18 years old. demonstrators are demanding that the police officer who killed brown should be charged. the u.s. justice department is now investigating the shooting. decision 2014, the race for pennsylvania governor is now in high gear after a visit to our area by two potential presidential contenders. democrat tom wolf got support yesterday from former secretary of state hillary clinton. nbc 10 at independence mall for a women for wolf rally. both wolf and clinton call for investments in education, not cuts. and along the main line yesterday, new jersey governor chris christie joining tom corbett, his re-election campaign. nbc 10 was in wane where both republicans claim a vote for tom wolf is a vote for higher taxes. there are, of course, now just
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25 days before voters head to the polls in pennsylvania to choose their next governor. at 6:16 this morning. folks getting up and heading out the door. we definitely see more volume out there on the roads. >> it is building at the 6:00 hour. let's get our traffic with katy zachary. >> volume is building on our majors. a live look right now at 676. this is the eastbound lane of traffic and you can see a lot of brake lights as we head to the curve. still, not affecting drive times. 15 minutes in both directions on 76 between the vine and 476. but as we see the morning rush creep up and the time creep up that will likely change. for drivers in new jersey, 295 and free and clear of any issues there. following drivers in burlington county and an overturned vehicle. we're not hearing about any delays but be aware of it if you're headed in that direction.
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here come the clouds. you can see them just behind the comcast building. that's a view from center city. it's a view that will see some sunshine to begin with, but also some clouds. and the clouds will be taking over as the day goes on. also see some of the scattered clouds and this view from the comcast center. there you can see there are breaks in the clouds as we get closer to sunrise. we'll see the skies brighten up nicely and see the temperatures come up in spite of clouds moving in. in the 50s right now in philadelphia and heading for the middle 60s this afternoon. and this is the view over the victor from the aquacam this morning. we'll see rain develop during the evening hours as the clouds fill in. most of the day, it is going to be dry. and chilly to start with. 40s for northeast philadelphia. trenton, pottstown and 49 in glenside and currently 46 degrees in eagleville while
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collegeville is getting closer to the 30s this morning. we have seen some 30s in the pocono mountains. meantime it's 45 at the airport. so, stand by for a warm up in spite of the clouds moving in, the future weather shows clouds increasing with a chance, just an isolated shower at noontime today. then some scattered showers as we go into the afternoon hours. as far as steadier rainfall, likely wait until this evening and you can see it at 5:00 this evening pushing into portions of maryland. so, clouds will be increasing and the temperatures in the 60s and a chance of showers later today and into tonight. that's when we'll see the steadier rain and the rain will still be with us saturday morning. but clears out saturday afternoon and that will make the way for a nice, sunny day for sunday. high of 63 degrees sunday. monday, the clouds are back with a chance of showers and a big warm up on tuesday before more showers return wednesday and thursday. if you're looking at that
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forecast, you're in luck because it's going to be pretty nice weather on sunday. sunday night football fever is rising around philadelphia this morning. a live look at lincoln financial field. that's where the eagles will host the new york giants sunday night at 8:30 right here on nbc 10. the first place birds are 4-1 on the season. the giants coming into this game having won three straight. they're 3-2 and you know the big game is getting close when the sunday night football bus rolls into town. the bus is an interactive fan experience on wheels. it will be a part of an eagles pep rally at the comcast center from 10:00 this morning to 1:30 this afternoon and you want to be there if you have a chance. on sunday the bus will be parked in front of xfinity live and watch the birds square off against the giants sunday night football right here on nbc 10. stick with us after the game for our post-live our live post-game show and break down the matchup
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and talk with the players, the coaches and, of course, the fans. the manhunt for eric frein is certainly not a treat for the children in the poconos. how the search for the suspected cop killer could affect a halloween tradition. and all eyes will be on wall street today following a day that saw the sharpest drop in stocks all year. why investors are already nervous ahead of this morning's opening bell.
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come raise a glass to your favorites. plan your fall getaway at iloveny.com/fall there's something for everyone this morning wall street is hoping a roller coaster ride of stocks takes a turn. the dow lost 335 points yesterday. its worst plunge of the year so far. analysts say worries over european economies and the ebola outbreak sparked the selloff. good morning, i'm katy zachary with a look at your
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traffic this morning. a look at 95 at girard avenue. a lot of volume southbound in the left-hand lane where traffic is really building as it heads into center city philadelphia. to give you perspective a little further south right near highland avenue things are running smoothly in both directions. following an accident in new jersey and i have an update for that. but, first, bill henley, a beautiful morning it is shaping up to be out there. we will see rain later, though, right? >> the clouds are already starting to move in. the sun is coming up in 40 minutes time. we will see some sunshine before the clouds take over. but there's still a chance of some scattered showers. in fact, it's trying to produce a little bit of rain right now. but the showers that are showing up in new jersey likely not even reaching the aground. the steadier showers that are making it to the ground are in virginia and farther to the west. those will be moving in later today, this evening and steadier rainfall tonight. it's turn out for truth day for philadelphia public school teachers. nbc 10 monique braxton is live.
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>> the union makes sure the public knows its position just days after the src cancels the contract. more after the break.
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the incident that was no laughing matter. why officials in hazmat suits boarded a plane from philadelphia to the dominican republic as fears over the ebola outbreak are growing. she's the teen activist many thought was a sho-in for last year's nobel peace prize why malala yousafzai is celebrating this morning. the timing of it all and how it could affect your weekend plans. good morning, everyone. welcome to nbc sonews today. i'm vai sikahema.
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>> i'm rosemary connors. let's check in with first alert meteorologist bill henley. good morning, bill. >> we get a bit of sunshine, the clouds slowly increasing this morning. there's no sign of any rainfall this morning, but, a chance of some scattered showers this afternoon. that's the view of the skies clouding up from center city where the temperatures are in the 50s and showers, well, they're trying to fall in our area, but most of the activity is well to the west. that's due in this evening and especially overnight tonight. that's when we'll see the steadier rainfall. right now with breaks in the clouds, we're seeing the temperatures really come down. allentown is 42 degrees and had been in the 30s in mt. pocono and now 41 and 49 in northeast philadelphia at the airport. so, clouds on the increase. a bit of sunshine, 61 degrees and then cloudy skies this afternoon and there are a few showers possible during the early afternoon hours. but i think most of the area is just going to be cloudy. that is until tonight. the future weather when i come
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back to show you the progress those showers will make. but, first, katy zachary has your morning traffic. >> like clockwork 6:30 and volume is building on our majors. live look right at girard avenue where you can see north and southbound and a lot of volume that drivers are contending with. 95 right at highland avenue in delaware county where it's not nearly as congested. as the morning goes on, likely pick up there. lehigh valley and drivers 22 looks great, 309, 78 looks great up there if you're headed in the lehigh valley and new information to an accident we've been following in woodland. originally in chatsworth, which is a subsection of woodland township and now hearing it's route 72 and route 563 instead of 532. we understand it's an overturned vehicle and police are out there directing traffic around that. katy, thank you. following breaking news this morning in bucks county. police are looking for two men who robbed a bar employee at gunpoint and then tasered him.
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this happened in bar louie in the past two hours or so. the two victims took the victim's car that was found later in northeast philadelphia. the robbers are still on the run this morning and the victim will be okay. more breaking news overseas where the nobel peace prize has been awarded to a pair of human rights activists. 17-year-old malala yousafzai is one of the winners. she recovered and went on to fight for education rights for girls. also awarded the nobel peace prize is kailash statyarth a child activist from liberia. workers in hazmat suits removed a man from a flight from philadelphia. this video surfaced last night. >> everybody, i need your attention, okay.
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that's a flight attendant warning passengers about the crews coming on board. they were called in because a passenger sneezed and said he had ebola and flight was on the ground when this video was shot. we're told the man who made the eebola comment is being tested just as a precaution and will be sent back to the u.s. no word on whether he'll be charged. even though it appears he may have been joking, flight officials are taking the ebola threat seriously. we contacted usairways for a statement on othis incident. the airline said, "we are following the direction of and strictly adhering to all centers of disease control and prevention guidelines in response to the ebola virus. we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, but the safety of our customers and employees is our first priority. "passengers at philly international this morning had mixed reaction to the incident. >> the crisis, i think, is getting worse by the hour. we worry constantly. i'm loaded with antibacterial
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stuff as we speak. >> i feel like the scare is very sensationalized. i think it's contained. >> now, this all comes as the first study of a potential ebola vaccine is going on right now in africa. university of maryland researchers say that three health care workers in lomolly have given experimental shots. three airports around the country that will begin additional ebola screenings tomorrow. governor chris christie admits that new jersey airports may not yet be ready to cope with the ebola crisis, but he's confident they will be. in dallas today the u.s. house committee on homeland security will hold a field hearing to discuss the ebola outbreak and ebola, again, will be the topic. among those speaking is a doctor from atlanta's emory hospital where two ebola victims were
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successfully treated. six u.s. military planes are now in liberia to help cope with the ebola crisis there. the planes carrying 100 marines arrived in liberia yesterday and the director of the u.s. centers for disease control has a new warning about ebola. dr. thomas freeden is calling it the biggest global health threat since aids. and we have an update on the spanish nursing assistant infected with ebola. her condition has been upgraded to critical. she is the first person to catch the disease outside of west africa. she contracted the virus while helping to treat a spanish missionary who became infected in west africa and later died. you can count on nbc 10 and nbc10.com to follow the ebola outbreak. we'll bring you new developments as they happen. right now on our website, you can read more about the disease and the efforts around the world to stop it. in the philadelphia school budget crisis, unionized teachers will be staging a protest this morning. nbc 10 monique braxton is live. tell us what's happening.
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>> hi, vai. any minute now we're expecting teachers to show up to picket here at northeast high. it is turn up the heat day, according to what we've been told. overnight our news desk obtained an e-mail requesting teachers picket here early this morning. they want them to show their strength in numbers. the philadelphia federation of teachers president is going to be joining educators and distributing information to the public about what they say is miss information pushed by the reform condition. monday the src not only canceled the teachers contract and imposed changes in health care for members of the union, but it also filed a lawsuit against the union. now, in response the teacher union president said they have been disrespected. he also said the src's actions are cowardly. so, teachers tell us they will begin distributing information in about a half hour. we'll be here when they arrive and have it for you as soon as it happens. live in philadelphia, monique
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braxton, nbc 10 news. this morning philadelphia police are investigating a sex tape involving and made by children. according to police, two 13-year-old boys had sex with an 11-year-old girl, recorded it and then posted it on instagram. sources say it happened on lindmore avenue. the students involved are students and detectives are now interviewing the girl. the boys had been suspended. the ongoing manhunt for suspected cop killer eric frein is forcing one community in the poconos to cancel halloween. supervisors in barrett township monroe county canceled trick or treating. police say if frein is spotted efforts to arrest him could be dangerous. >> it's a hot call and we have kids collecting candy along the road and somebody gets hurt. >> frein is wanted for shooting two state troopers outside the barracks killing one of them.
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we're starting off with clouds that are moving into the area and those clouds on the increase this morning will lead to some showers later in the day. but they may not reach much of the area until this evening. we're minutes away from sunrise this morning and that sun is going to be enough to warm us into the 60s this afternoon. but we're getting a cool start this morning as clouds increase. the clouds will be increasing all day long. and as weekend showers that will start the weekend off. but not all weekend long. cool weather, that's a different story. that stays for saturday and sunday. this morning, it is chillier, 48 degrees in doylestown and philadelphia is 56 and 57 degrees in cape may. no sign of showers just yet, but you can see the clouds are starting to thicken up. this is the view from the comcast center in center city. we will see some sunshine, just a little bit to start with before the clouds take over completely. we are watching the clouds
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increasing north and west after clear skies allow the temperatures to drop into the 40s and the first showers, they are to our southwest this morning. and southern delaware might be seeing the first raindrops. 8:00 this morning, you see the future weather showing a few showers to the south. then it's a cloudy day for most of the day. at noontime, most of the area will be dry and we're watching for scattered showers as the afternoon goes on. that's 2:00 this afternoon. and you see the rain moving into delaware at that time. the steadier rainfall not in store this evening, just a few scattered showers at h4:00 this afternoon and during the later evening hours that the rain is increasing and 9:00 that evening and dover at that time getting some showers and showers will threaten part of the weekend. seven-day forecast when i come back. katy's last report i saw that camera on 95 southbound and trying to avoid that area. >> starting to back up. let's check in what's going on. what's going on out there, katy?
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>> 95 northbound near the philadelphia international airport we have our camera zoomed in to a penndot tow truck. it's fortunately been moved to the shoulder and not enough volume 95 northbound near the airport right now for things to slow around it and have rubber neckers out there. still something to deal with, still something to think about if you're headed on 95 north. a new accident into our systems and portion welch road at blare mill road and an accident at that intersection. also taking a look at your average speeds throughout the area, you can see the typical trouble spots 15 miles an hour 95 southbound heading into the city. 18 miles an hour parts of 76 outside of the city. 476 looks good, 55 miles an hour and then in the 50s for drivers on 295. there's still an accident in new jersey, burlington county in woodland route 73 right at route 563. an overturned vehicle and we're told police are out on the scene directing traffic around that. >> katy, thank you. a dizzying legal rawrangle
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over in the wedding capital of the world. viva las vegas. >> untying the knot. some encouraging news for thousands of catholics looking to end their marriage with an annulment. changing the often criticized process.
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in the atlantic city discuss a counter offer from workers to try to save the trump taj mahal from closing next month. propose reducing pension contributions. the taj mahal parent company want employee to give up all their pension and health care coverage. on wednesday two dozen workers were arrested during a protest
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in the streets near the casino. as eagles fans are getting ready for the big game on sunday night the team's work featured off the field. we're talking about the eagles partnership with the ronald mcdonald house in philadelphia. chris cato is live and this charity in philly has been going strong for decades now. >> a lot of people may not realize how instrumental the eagles were in getting the ronald mcdonald house founded in 1974. the ronald mcdonald house is located in university city and gives families a place to stay while children undergo surgery or have long-term stays in the hospital. 16-year-old regina mcgwire from albany got a bone marrow transplant at the children's hospital in philadelphia in july. she says the ronald mcdonald house was one of the main reasons her family chose c.h. c.h.o.p. for that procedure. >> it would be almost impossible. i don't know where my parents would stay during the transplant or where i would be staying.
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>> when people come through our doors, they receive devastating news about the health of their child or one of their children and it's our job to support them along the way. >> and later this morning, the "today" show will feature a story on the eagles and its support of the ronald mcdonald house. they will show just how the eagles have been so instrumental in keeping the ronald mcdonald house going in philadelphia. former eagle and now nfl executive troy vincent on "today" show talking about that coming up at 8:30. live in our digital operation center, chris cato, nbc 10 news. a reminder, sunday night is football night. i feel badly -- i know he's not going to get much sleep sunday night. take on the new york giants right here on nbc 10. our coverage starts at 7:00 p.m. with nbc football night in america and then+ñ kick off is 8:20 right after the game be sure to stick with us for extended eagles coverage with our exclusive post-game show and our own vai sikahema part of
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that coverage and after that nbc 10 news. same-sex couples are now getting married in las vegas. nevada started issuing they became the first couple to be legally married in sin city. this all happened after a federal judge struck down an amendment ban same-sex marriage. west virginia also dropped its ban. >> it's nice to be able to finally have that legal protection to go with our actual family. >> idaho and one county in kansas also started issuing licenses yesterday and nbc 10. nbc finds there are now 27 states where same-sex marriage is legal. 23 where it's not. and a top vatican official says he favors changing the church how the church jktj marriage annulments. the cardinal that serves as the top lawyer wants to allow individual bishops rather than a church tribunal to declare
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marriages null in certain cases. that would speed up annulments and reduce costs and red tape. time now to go to new york for a look at what's ahead on "today" show. >> let's check in with tamron hall and willie goois. straight ahead on "today" the alarming sight on a flight a hazmat suit. could you be living next door to dangerous animals? exposing just how easy it is to buy deadly snake without a permit. plus, what was it like to be behind the scenes during the making of a beloved classic "the princess bride" carrie elwood is here to spill the beans. talk about the end of her late-night show and the exciting new project she has lined up. a member of our team is going into a dunk tank live on the plaza for a very good cause when we see you here on "today." >>ial are be dry.
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>> how could you not watch this. >> his hair does this wonderful thing when it's wet. >> doesn't even move when it's wet. >> tamron, that dress looks waterproof, i think you're ready to go. >> vai is ready. >> i'll be tweeting you in a second. >> thanks, guys, we'll see you in a few. >> thank you, rosemary. we are watching for some showers this morning. so far, though, all we're seeing is clouds in the area. that's a cloudy view from cape may, which we'll see the clouds for most of the day after some breaks of sunshine. mostly cloudy start is what we'll see and umbrellas may be going up this afternoon. but most of the day will be dry and so the temperatures will be climbing. right now, the clouds not only just at the shore, but they're extending inland, as well. in fact, the view from here at the nbc 10 studios shows a little sunlight right now and the sunlight is fading. you can see the flag is at rest
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and the wind has really died down. 56 degrees right now in philadelphia. the suburbs are in the 40s and the pocono mountains you see clouds moving and briefly drop under to the 30s and now low 40s there. but 40s will disappear and be 60s this afternoon. but here come the clouds and behind the clouds, the rain. now, a few sprinkles moving through burlington county. much of that not even reaching the ground. the steadier showers and heavier showers that will be moving in tonight are in west virginia and in kentucky. so, look for showers later this afternoon and this evening. isolated showers to begin with and steadier rain tonight. during the day, mostly cloudy and 60s today. tomorrow will be cooler and 62 degrees with rain developing on saturday. sunshine will be followed by those clouds moving out saturday afternoon. the sun will be bright enough to warm us into the low 60s on saturday and then nice, sunny day for sunday. how about that. monday, columbus day, could see the return of some clouds and some showers. and a warm up on tuesday.
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hey, heading into the wine festival on sunday, it's going to be nice, sunny skies with temperatures in the 50s topping out near 60 degree and a light breeze blowing. if you're heading to the eagles game, there is a slight chance of a shower, i think, most likely those showers are going to hold off and we'll see clouds and 60 degrees at 8:30 and with a nice eagles lead, we'll see temperatures a little bit cooler by 11:00 p.m. the weekend is almost here. we just have to get through one more morning rush. >> katy zachary, if you're smart, i follow @ka tr@katyzach get all my updates. >> live look right at route 42. you see the headlights and volume is definitely building on route 42 as you head towards center city and meet up with the area bridges. an accident we're following in burlington county. route 72 at route 563. an overturned vehicle there and police are on the scene
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directing traffic around that. for pennsylvania drivers, 95 northbound right at the philadelphia international airport. if you can see, unfortunately, our cameras in the last few minutes they were zoomed in to this penndot truck and that is because i surmise the accident is about clearing. so, it wasn't tying anything up on 95 northbound. it was just something to be aware of that involved two cars and it was over on the shoulder. so, average speed 95 southbound headed into philadelphia. 17 miles an hour. of course, we see it very slow through girard avenue at this time. and an accident in montgomery county, welch road at blair mill road to be aware of if you're headed in that area. ebola fears ramping up aboard a flight that boarded in philadelphia. hi, jesse. >> vai, that was no laughing matter. i'll tell you what happened coming up. hi, jesse. it's turn up the heat today. turn up the truth according to
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the philadelphia federation of teachers. we'll tell you what that means after the break.
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just a few minutes before 7:00. the ebola outbreak is having a growing impact on everyday life. health workers in hazmat suits had to remove a man from a philadelphia after he sneezed and said he had ebola. jesse gary is live at the philadelphia international where he has been following this story and reaction to it. jesse? >> vai, passengers i spoke to this morning said this crisis is deepening and flight attendants i talked to said making any kind of jokes about this is a terrorist threat. yesterday a man aboard a dominican republic bound flight
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sneezed and said he had ebola. that panicked the passengers and eventually led to health workers in hazmat suits removing the man. they appaologize and say they'r working within the guidelines set by the cdc. jesse gary, nbc 10 news. in the philadelphia school budget crisis, members of the teachers union will hold a protest this morning. nbc 10 monique braxton is live at northeast high school. moniq monique? >> awaiting the arrival of teachers here and they tell us this is turn up the truth day and they plan to walk the picket lines here at the intersection of cottman. our news desk requesting teachers picket here early this morning. the philadelphia federation of teachers president is going to be joining educators and distributing information to the public about what they say is the misinformation pushed by the school reform commission or the src. as you know on monday it not only canceled the teachers contracts and it also filed a
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lawsuit. now, in response, the teachers' union president said they have been disrespected. so, any minute now teachers tell us they will assemble here and walk the picket line informing the public of their position in response to the src's canceling their contract. we're going to be here and have it for you in the local news cut-ins during "today" show. live for now in the northeast, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. good friday morning, i'm katy zachary with a look at your morning commute. the taillights you see, this is the eastbound side headed into center city philadelphia. where typically approaching 7:00 we often see more traffic than this. looking good on 76 if that's part of your morning commute. an accident in montgomery county welch road at blair mill road and been out there for the last hour or so. hopefully that is getting cleared up in a little bit and route 72 rith at route 563.
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an overturned vehicle and police are out there directing traffic around that. delaware drivers free of any issues and our area bridges look good, as well. >> clouds are moving in this morning and we are just six minutes and 48 seconds away from sunrise this morning. we will get some sunshine before the clouds take over completely. few sprinkles moving through burlington county, most of it not reaching the ground. more impressive are the showers that are to the southwest and into wrv wv and kentucky. steadier rain that is arriving here overnight tonight. during the day, we'll see scattered showers at the worst. 55 in philadelphia, but look at the cooler temperatures for pottstown 43 degrees and 40s in new jersey, as well. a cool, dry start at the bus stop with breaks of sunshine and then sunshine will be fading as the day goes on. scattered showers this afternoon. >> all right, thank you, bill.
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"today" show is up next. see you for local updates in about 25 minutes. >> have a good one. good morning. breaking news. inspirational teenager. malala becomes the youngest-ever nobel peace prize winner. a global icon. no laughing matter. a passenger on us airways flight tells the crew he has ebola. the flight attendants are furious. >> i think the man that has said this is an idiot and i'll say that straight up. >> a hazmat team is there to escort him from the plane. what happens now? ceo of microsoft tells women they don't have to ask for raises and this morning he is under fire and apologizing. and a very