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right now at the city skyline. we are going to see a nice afternoon. temperatures in allentown below freezing, 29 degrees, 32 in pottstown. for those locations, icy spots are still a concern. 28 in mt. pocono 32 in atlantic city 34 in wildwood. mainly clear conditions on our radar here. we are still seeing a few passing clouds. as we head into the rest of today, expect temperatures to push into the 50s. just four degrees below average. that's as close as we'll get to the average over the next couple of days. i'm tracking colder air in my seven-day forecast. for now we check in with nbc 10's jesse gary who is live in fairmont park. >> the sun is up and so have the temperatures. took my gloves off. that's how nice it is. still slush and ice impacting the people who are out here on the trail running and walking. and also for the people headed to the river. all hands on deck this morning at boat house row.
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ice, snow and frigid temperatures, a reminder the calendar may say spring but the conditions say it's the dead of winter. before the cruise boats can glide on the river there's clearing to do. >> big surprise this morning. >> fred knoll arrived early to watch his daughters practice. >> i'm assuming it's coming in a few days. very soon. very soon. >> how soon a few days? >> i hope one day, one day, tomorrow. >> his endorsement of a future arrival, the result of friday's inches of snows aspring officially sprung. >> it's still winter. anytime we get this much snow it's winter. >> reporter: salt crews were out earlier on major roads. but these teams are headed for the warmer, which is warmer than the land. >> back here near boat house road one partial road closure to tell now about. a half mile north of where i'm
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standing it narrows to one lane, so the city crews can do maintenance work on kelly drive. other than that no ice really especially now that the sun is up. you should have clear sailing on the river and on the road. live at boat house row jesse gary, nbc 10 news. >> thank you for that, jesse. breaking news we're following out of brooklyn new york. this is new video from the scene of a house fire that killed seven children overnight. the fire commissioner gave an update within the last hour. he says firefighters found the siblings ages 5 to 15 years old in second floor bedrooms around 12:30 this morning. their mother and another 15-year-old child jumped from a window on that floor. they are in critical condition due to burns and smoke inhalation. >> this is the largest tragedy by fire that this city has had in seven years. it's a tragedy for this family. it's a tragedy for this community. it's a tragedy for our city. >> a hot plate that
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malfunctioned in the kitchen is the apparent cause of the fire. there was a smoke detecter in the basement of the house but firefighters did not find any on the upper floors. coming up at 9:30 we'll hear more from the fire commissioner on this breaking news story. today, new jersey state police will resume their investigation into this deadly crash on the atlantic city expressway. it happened during yesterday's snowstorm. according to authorities, 35-year-old sean mcbride and 31-year-old gabrielle lynnes were killed when their jeep liberty lost control and slammed into a car stopped on the shoulder. the jeep also struck the driver of the stopped car, 38-year-old scott lerario. he was checking on a flat tire. he is in stable condition. today, we are learning more about the two victims killed in a bucks county crash involving a possible drunk driver. the deadly accident happened thursday night on street road in lower southampton township. one victim has been identified as charlie richelle he was
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riding in a car with sharon vince, the other victim. they were returning from an event at their church. sharon vince was an interior designer who created some of the fabric work you see here. nbc 10's george spencer spoke with a friend of hers who described his emotions in just one word. >> anguish. >> anguish. >> yes. >> you were that close to her? >> yes. get hit by a drunk driver is just a big loss for her family and myself. >> a woman driving an suv slammed into the car carrying the two victims. we've learned the driver may have had an open container of alcohol inside the car. as of now, no charges have been filed. new from overnight, two young kids were taken to children's hospital of philadelphia when the car they were riding in was struck by a bullet. the children were injured by broken glass. they were not hit by the gunfire. this happened at spruce and south 52nd streets in the city's
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cobbs creek neighborhood. police say the gunman is in custody. police have identified the mother found murdered inside of a philadelphia boarding home. we've learned that the victim is 29-year-old geneva owens whom you see pictured here. police are still looking for her killer. owens was found shot inside of the house on spruce street in west philadelphia early yesterday morning. police say her body was discovered underneath of a burned mattress. they're asking anybody with any information to give them a call. today, a gun violence prevention group plans to rally outside of a delaware county gun shop. the interfaith group will hold a demonstration at miller's gun shop in linwood. the group is urging shop owners to refuse to sell to straw buyers. straw buyers purchase guns for those who cannot legally buy a gun on their own. it's the round of 32 in the ncaa tournament today.
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and the villanova wildcats are looking for another win as they take on eighth seed nc state tonight. nbc 10's keith jones is live in pittsburgh. keith, you've been spending time with the fans out there. i'm sure they're geared up for the game. >> reporter: the countdown is on at this point, rosemary. ten hours and counting to tip-off between nc state and villanova. the hundreds of fans here in pittsburgh from the delaware valley supporting villanova. they've taken a tour of the city and right now they are just about ready for basketball. take a look at this video, most the city here in the steel city is walkable. if you're going to walk you'll likely cross a bridge or two. there's station square revolutionizing the steel mill industry. on the north shore, fans checked out pnc park home of the pirates baseball and also practically next door to that, jerome bettis' restaurant. an 80-year-old man who graduated in 1955, he hasn't missed a
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single villanova tournament appearance in 60 years. >> wear these gloves all the time. i live in florida. wear them for all the games. since we lost to seton hall never taken them off during a game and we have won every single game. go nova! >> reporter: that's a villanova alum. i'm quite fond of mr. clingman. he has the spirit of about ten students not to mention he'll be one of those people inside the consol energy center watching tip-off at 7:10. villanova and nc state. live in pittsburgh keith jones, nbc 10 news. >> you're a proud villanova grad, as you mentioned. any superstitions, do you have any gloves you keep on for the game or what? >> reporter: well, i'll be wearing a little bit more blue than this. i'm in my journalist's roll
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right now. especially two days ago when they played lafayette, i made sure i wore neutral colors. in about an hour or so i'll switch out to my blue and white and i'll attend the game here behind me. it will be a different story, rosemary. >> thank you keith. see you in a little bit. coming up next a confrontation at the new orleans airport ends with a tsa agent shooting a man armed with a machete and bug spray. we'll explain the next step in the investigation.
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good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. let's get you straight to the radar where we are seeing quiet conditions which is a nice change from yesterday. temperatures push into the 50s, heading into the afternoon. while we're still close to freezing, we want to be careful with icy spots from the leftover moisture from yesterday's storm. quiet in terms of additional precipitation right now. we're also seeing a mix of sun and clouds. 33 degrees in philadelphia. we're at 32 and pottstown, 29 in
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allentown, 28 degrees in the poconos. temperatures will be close to average today but that changes on sunday. heading back down to the low 40s. by monday we're talking daytime highs in the 30s. i'll let you know when we start to feel like spring for a few days in a row. that's coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast. new this morning overseas u.s. secretary of state john kerry is reporting substantial progress in iran nuclear talks but he says there are still gaps in the way of an agreement. there is a march 31st deadline to come up with the framework of a long-term agreement. kerry will head to london before returning to washington and talks with iran will continue next week. back here in the u.s. authorities say a man attacked a tsa agent at new orleans international airport before police shot him several times. according to government officials, 63-year-old richard white sprayed two agents with wasp killer then swung a machete at them. a police officer shot the man three times. he is in surgery.
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a tsa agent was struck in the arm by a stray bullet but is going okay. investigators are now trying to figure out why the suspect went on a rampage. >> till days before autopsy results are complete on an african-american man found hanging from a tree in mississippi. 30 federal, state and local investigators are trying to determine if this was a hate crime murder or suicide. we now know the man otis byrd had served time in prison for killing a woman during a robbery. he was paroled in 2006. his family reported him missing more than two weeks ago. it's a mystery that many say reminds them of the south's ugly past. >> we don't do stuff like this not these days. >> the evidence said he was a lynch and we'll seek that person out and try to find out who they are and get a conviction on them. >> the fbi says preliminary information about the cause of death could become available sometime next week. the time right now is 9:11. look for some of the snow to
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melt later on today. details on how warm it will get are next in the first alert forecast. also after the break we'll meet this week's wednesday's child plus monica lewinsky opens up about her affair with former president bill clinton. we'll have more on the message she's sharing with others.
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after years of silence, monica lewinsky is talking about her affair with president bill clinton and how it relates to present day issues. >> anyone who is suffering from shame and public humiliation needs to know one thing.
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you can survive it. >> lewinsky offered that advice thursday during a global ideas conference in vancouver, canada. the former white house intern tackled the topic of public humiliation, 17 years after the sex scandal involving her and the 42nd president. lewinsky told the crowd these days she's turning the page. >> i know it's hard. it may not be painless, quick or easy but you can insist on a different ending to your story. >> lewinsky said she made the mistake of falling in love with her boss at the age of 22. now at 41 she says her goal is to stop cyber bullyij hich she calls a culture of humiliation. it's time to check in with this week's wednesday's child. she's a sweet and active girl who likes to keep moving. she's hoping to find a forever family to give her the love and support that she needs. nbc 10's vai sikahema introduces us to navrianna.
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>> reporter: she warms up quickly when she's in her element. her element, basketball. we went to drexel university to get in a practice with the women's basketball team. >> we'll get started. you're in practice today. let's go. >> reporter: she couldn't wait to get on the court and work out with the team. the seventh grader likes school and does well in her math and science classes. >> she's sweet but cautious with people she doesn't know. when she warms up, she is a lot of fun. >> one, two, three. >> drexel. >> reporter: she loves to play and is the manager of her school's team. her love of being active extends off the court, too. >> she loves to dance. she dances all over the place, she dans in the house, in between dinner and the next activity. she just loves to dance. >> reporter: the ideal family will be active and provide structure and support. >> tell me why it's important to have a family.
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>> because i get the love and care and the attention. >> the ideal family is a traditional two-parent family with some kids. she's used to a lot of action. she would like parents who look like her. >> reporter: she has a warm heart ready to share with a forever family. >> i think she'd be a wonderful addition, very committed and very much a part of that family in every way. she takes her time. she's sweet. >> say drexel. >> drexel. >> reporter: davrianna is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you'd like to make her dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child, go to and search wednesday's child. also, call national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> good morning. as we head into the rest of your
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saturday, we are still concerned with icy spots aleast until our temperatures get well above freezing. be careful as you're heading out, some of our side streets, sidewalks, parking lots and driveways. milder conditions expected for us today. we are attracting colder air. a look outside at philadelphia, mix of sun and clouds. temperatures at 33 degrees. no wind chill to deal with. as of right in you, 28 currently in the poconos, 31 in reading. temperatures at westchester at 34 degrees. we're at 35 in wilmington, 34 in stone harbor. we're slowly starting to see temperatures inch above freezing. our satellite radar shot shows quiet conditions. the concern is for a few leftover icy spots. as we take a look at our average, it's 54 degrees. today we'll push close to that 50 degrees. as we! into sunday that's the beginning of cooler air. this is what it's going to look like. mild conditions for most of today. as we push into monday we'll
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see another blast of cold air. that will drop our temperatures back to the 30s. well below average. you can see the snow in the poconos, temperatures ranging between 46 and 50 degrees. a little bit of fog and milder conditions expected for it. your seven-day forecast shows that we're going to cool things down. by sunday, 2 degrees, breezy and cold. cold conditions on monday as well. 39 degrees. as we head into the rest of next week if you take a look at tuesday, 45 and cold again, we'll start to recover as we head into wednesday. temperatures at 54 degrees. then if you take a lack at thursday that's probably one of the best days with our temperatures warming to 62 degrees. we also track a chance of showers next thursday and heading into next friday we drop down another ten degrees, another cool day for us. still close to average with a high of 52 degrees. >> a quick heads up for drivers in the coming weeks. penndot starts construction monday night on a $160 million
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project to improve i-95. the work will rebuild ramps and improve connections at i-95 the betsy ross bridge and aramingo avenue. there will be a direct connection built between the bridge and aramingo avenue. the project is expected to last until fall of 2017. expect lane closures and new traffic patterns while the work is under way. it is an iconic image from one of the deadliest battles of world war ii. next, we show you how soldiers who were there are working the 70th anniversary of the battle of iwo jima. i'm vai sikahema for nbc 10 "@issue." we are officially in the midst of march madness brackets are filled, the big dance is under way and the games will rake in billions of dollars. sunday we discuss if student athletes are entitled to a slice of that pie. coming up sunday morning at
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11:30, following "meet the press," only on nbc 10.
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this is nbc 10 news. at 9:23 on this saturday morning, here's a live look at the center city skyline. a very different picture than what we saw just a few hours ago. we still had clouds and fog out there. it looks like a good bit of that has cleared out. the sun is up. temperatures will rise into the 40s and in some neighborhoods it could hit 50 degrees. some breaking news into nbc 10. the philadelphia eagles just announced that hall of fame linebacker chuck bednarik has passed away. he died after a brief illness. he was 89 years old. he played a franchise record of 14 seasons with the eagles from
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1949 to 1962. u.s. and japanese veterans this morning returned to the pacific today to mark the 70th anniversary of the battle of iwo jima. the veterans in their late 80s and 90s, some in wheelchairs attended a remembrance ceremony on the tiny island. the navy secretary told the crowd that the inferno of iwo jima brought america and japan together. it was during this week in 1945 when u.s. forces raised their flags in victory atop an active volcano on iwo jima. the film and photograph have become iconic images of the american spirit. 7,000 u.s. marines were killed fighting japanese troops in the battle that lasted more than a month. there is promising news this morning about a new drug that may slow down memory loss in alzheimer's patients. researchers tested the experimental drug on dozens of patients who had mild alzheimer's symptoms or early signs of dementia. they found patients who received the highest dosage had the slowest buildup of
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brain-clogging plaque linked to alzheimer's. the patients performed better on memory tests. the drug will now be used in larger trials. it could still be several years, though, away from hitting the market. now to california where a new lawsuit claims dozens of brands of inexpensive wine contain high levels of arsenic. arsenic can cause illness or even death in larger amounts. some of the grands named are frenzia, sutter home cupcake and barringer. a wine industry group says the allegation is false and misleading and that all wines sold in the u.s. are safe. from the jersey shore, an nbc 10 viewer helped solve of case of a mysterious video camera that washed up on the beach. after airing video slips, somebody recognized the family.
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it washed up along the cape may beach in august. the camera's owner tells us she's thankful to have the memories back. >> it's given me a priceless give. it's not the go pro, you've given me refound trust in people and something i can pass on to my children. >> cape may police are now mailing the go pro camera back to the family. still ahead on anyplace news today, there may be snow on the ground but that's not stopping the runners on kelly drive. nbc 10's jesse gary is checking out the conditions there this morning. jesse? >> reporter: rosemary, that's right. lots of runners out. what's helping them is slowly rising into the sky. we'll tell you about after the break. temperatures continue to rise closer to our average, heading into the 50s. you still want to watch out for a few icy spots in our area. it's still below freezing. the details in my full forecast.
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jacklyn: our middle schools have classes that are devoted for test prep. my kids only have a half a year science and a half a year social studies to make room for preparing for the test. gina: we have no after-school programs, we have no freshman sports, we have no extra anything... okaikor: we're cutting those programs to make way for test prep. and we're not taking in to all the other things that makes a child whole. gina: we are setting our kids up to fail.
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nbc 10 breaking news. we are following breaking news from new york city this morning. a deadly house fire that claimed the lives of seven children, what investigators found in the kitchen. we'll have details coming up. here in our region winter is holding on during this first morning of spring. you may find slippery spots on the streets and sidewalks, so be
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careful. we will get relief from the frigid conditions as our saturday continues. here's a live look outside at citizens bank park in south philly where the phillies home opener is just a few weeks away. hopefully it will truly feel like spring by then. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. 9:30 on this saturday. let's get right to that weekend weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> we are going to see a warmer first half of the weekend. as we head into tomorrow temperatures cool down. here's a look outside where we see a mix of sun and clouds which is nice. i have another picture to show you, this is from camel back mountain. you can see the fresh snow piled up. a closer look at the satellite, it's those quiet conditions. areas at or below freezing still dealing with icy spots. be careful. 33 in philadelphia 32 in
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pottstown, 29 in allentown. our average for this time of year, 54. we push close to that with a high of 50. dropping down to 42 heading into tomorrow and colder after that. i'll have the details in my seven-day forecast. for now, nbc 10's jesse gary is live in fairmount park. this isn't quite the start to spring people were hoping for. >> reporter: that's right, brittney. but you know what things are greatly improving as the hours are moving along. we're up a few degrees here at boat house row. it even feels more warm because of the sun that is right there, right in the middle of my face. it's shaping is up to be a nice morning. let's take a look at the video. we have runners out here on boat house row. as the hours have gone along, people started out with heavy jackets and now they've been
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able to lose a few layers. earlierment morning we were checking out some of the crew members as they prepared to head out on to the schuylkill river. even before they could put their boats in the water they had to break up the ice and the snow. now that the sun is up it's helping to melt a lot of the ice and snow that was left over. we wrap up with a street closure to mention here on kelly drive, about a half mile north of our location. it's going to narrow to one lane until 6:00 tonight. if you're heading out in this way, southbound lane the road narrows. going the opposite direction it shouldn't be a problem. look, no gloves. very happy about that. live at boat house row, jesse gary, nbc 10 news.
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now to breaking news out of brooklyn we've been following all morning long. officials say a malfunctioning hot plate in the kitchen caused a house fire that killed seven children. the fire started just before 12:30 this morning and quickly spread from the kitchen to the rest of the home. the fire commissioner says his crew found the siblings ages 5 to 15 in bedrooms on the second floor.)h:y >> it's difficult to find one child in a room during a search to find a house full of children that can't be revived, i'm sure this will take its toll on our members for quite some time. >> the children's mother and a 15-year-old sibling jumped from a second floor window to escape the fire. they are in critical condition due to burns and smoke inhalation. authorities are investigating if alcohol played a part in a deadly wrong-way crash involving three off-duty new jersey police officers and another friend on a new york city highway. investigators saline den officer pedro abad was behind the wheel
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when he crashed into a tractor-trailer early friday. a fellow officer from linden new jersey, was killed in the crash along with another passenger. a third off-duty officer and abad are listed in critical condition. authorities say the men had been at a club on staten island before the crash. abad posted a fot owephoto on instagram a few hours earlier throwing three shot glasses filled with alcohol. also there's another photo on instagram that shows abad as a member of the honor guard for slain police officer robert wilson that happened just last weekend. nbc 10 learned this morning from police that a 15-year-old confessed to his role in the murder of a philadelphia man who was gunned down while walking his dog. hamilton fired the shot that kills james last week. it happened during a botched robbery attempt, according to investigators. nbc 10 was in west philadelphia yesterday when police searched
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the home where hamilton and his family lived. >> how much money can you possibly have walking your dog? anybody who has a dog knows -- i mean, most you have your keys with you. you're walking your dog. what are you going to get from something like that? it's just stupid. >> 15-year-old brandon smith was also arrested in connection with the murder. a 14-year-old who has not been identified by police is charged with lesser crimes in the case. philadelphia police are trying to figure out if a second person may have been involved in a bank robbery in center city. nbc 10 was outside of the td bank on jfk boulevard where police say they caught one man in the back of the bank around 8:00 last night. a second bank robber may still be on the loose. there's no word on how much money was taken. students are joining the fight against crime in wilmington. recently "newsweek" magazine called wilmington murdertown usa. nbc 10 was at parkway academy
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north yesterday where students and staff launched an anti-crime campaign called #302gunsdown. they wore t-shirrs and wristbands displaying the slogan. the students say they are tired of crime and want to feel safe. from our trenton bureau marijuana supporters plan to come together for a legalization rally. the spring smokeout rally will begin at 2:00 this afternoon with a march from the new jersey transit river line station to the statehouse. once there, demonstrators plan to light up and smoke marijuana. a state senator from north jersey is expected to introduce a bill on monday. it calls for legalizing and taxing marijuana for recreational purposes in new jersey. students let police know how they feel about an arrest that left a student battered on the university of virginia campus. what happened at a meeting with police. that's coming up.
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you're taking a live look at the pocono mountains. take a look at how many writers are out there already. they're enjoying the fresh snowfall from last night's storm and what we'll be seeing as we head into the rest of the afternoon for the rest of the area, warmer conditions. it's going to feel nice out. we are concerned in the next few hours about our temperatures that are right at freezing or just below freezing for icy spots. you want to be careful over the
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next few hours until we get well above freezing. by 10:00, 36 degrees, by 1:00 p.m. 45 and by 4:00 50 degrees. i'll have the details in my full seven-day forecast. bucks county southeasten road in doylestown is currently shut down because of an accident involving two cars and a fire truck. two people were taken to doylestown hospital but we're told the injuries are not serious. icy roads are to be the cause of the crash. if we can get a live picture, we'll do that before we end the newscast at 10:00. black lives matter. black lives matter. >> martese johnson was one of the university of virginia students who walked out of a fo) police were invited to the discussion just two days after alcohol control officers denied johnson entry to a bar during a violent arrest. photos of johnson's bloodied
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face went viral. the third year honor student cursed at officers. the university said johnson was not drunk. virginia's governor ordered an investigation. if you live in burlington county you may hear loud noises around joint base m mcgwire-dix-lakehurst. people living around the base may hear noise or feel the ground shake from the training exercise. officials say when the weather is overcast the noise can travel even further. keep that in mind. 9:41. when we come back, meteorologist brittney shipp will have the full first alert forecast for your weekend. plus, we'll hear from the coach, how villanova is getting ready for their second game of the ncaa tournament. it was a record night for a sixers rookie. it's all coming up in sports.
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this is nbc 10 news. at 9:44 on this saturday here's a live look over center city. the sun coming up which is good news because that's going to help melt that snow out there. temperatures are going to rise into the 40s. meteorologist brittney shipp will have the details coming up in a few moments. dozens gather for a sleepout event to raise awareness for child homelessness.
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nbc 10's vince lattanzio was among the young professionals that slept on the streets. they slept outside the covenant house in germantown. a homelesssq shelter especially for kids. almost 40% of the homeless pop laying in the u.s. is under the age of 18. down the shore seals are showing up in large numbers in just over a week people have reported seeing at least 40 harbor and grey seals. sightings are common in march but not this many in such a short time. the marine mammal stranding center blames a cold winter. >> seals that were back there were stuck back there. now that the ice is meting, they're out in front, feeding waiting for the herring to come up the coast. >> the center says if you see a seal on the beach, keep your distance but take a photo and send it to them with information so that their experts can check
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it out. if you're going to be in atlantic city today, you may want to check this out. 24,000 people are expected at the atlantic city beer and music festival at the convention center. beer lovers can choose from more than 1,000 different brews. the event wraps up this evening. you've probably seen the do a.c. ads. the marketing group has a $30 million annual budget. officials want to use the money elsewhere. still the alliance is planning to launch a new promotional campaign on social media next month, dubbing atlantic city the entertainment capital of the jersey shore. atlantic city does have big names coming to town this summer madonna the who, joan jett who was born at a nearby hospital lady gaga and jerry
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seinfeld are all set it perform this summer. now your nbc 10 newsfirst alert weather. >> we are tracking icy spots, affecting your side streets, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots. be very careful until temperatures get well above freezing and we can melt some of the icy spots. that will happen mild conditions today but cold temperatures are expected. here's a live look at the poconos right now. you can see that fresh snowfall on the tables there. we did see pretty impressive amount of snow with this last system. some locations getting up to about 7 inches of snowfall. but for philadelphia 33 degrees. a mix of sun and clouds. not dealing with the wind chill, which is good. feels-like temperatures also at 33. the wind speeds are light out of the northwest. that's cold air moving in. we see the wind direction shifting as we head into the rest of the day. 33 in reading, 30 in the
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poconos, mid-30s for wilmington, 33 in washington township 31 in mt. holly and along the shore, 35 degrees at avalon 3 in woodbine and 36 in dover. quiet conditions on our satellite radar. we'll see a few thin clouds. the icy spots, that's our main concern again until the temperatures get well above freezing. we'll get a nudge of mild air, temperatures pushing into the 50s. take a look at what happens. we'll see the return of all this cold air as we head into monday. that's going to send our temperatures back down to the 30s as we head into the start of your workweek. we won't stay there which is good. a closer look at our temperatures as we head into the rest of today. by 11:00 a.m. temperatures at 41 degrees. if you take a look at saturday 2:00 p.m. we'll see temperatures warming into the low 50s. it will be a nice evening when you head out by 9:00 p.m. today on saturday 50 degrees. as we head into the rest of your saturday expect the range to be
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between 48 and 50 degrees. a few icy spots a concern. the forecast shows 42 degrees as we head into your sunday monday, 39 mid-40s on tuesday and back to average by wednesday. all right. talking sports 76ers great allen iverson says he wants to be back with the team not on the basketball court per se. the retired star stopped by the sixers broadcast booth during wednesday's win over the pistons. he says he wants to work in the team's front office as a talent manager. iverson thinks he the perfect person to evaluate talent and toughness in new players. >> i would like to be in that -- even in that war room man. >> wow. >> even if they don't go with my decision or whatever just to have an opinion and putting out what i think, you know what i mean? and trusting the organization to do what's right. >> i've son knows a little something about the nba draft pep was the number one overall pick back in 1996.
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what a sixers game last night. the best game of nerlens noel's rookie season. he becomes the youngest player in nba history with 20 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks in a game. wow, what a dunk. nerlens stole the show and the ball right here. then he's going to run down the floor. look how quickly he gets down there. finishes. 23 points 13 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks. the last rookie to have those stats, shaq, 26 years ago. sixers win, 97-81. nerlens is getting more confident and comfortable. >> it's coming along with my confidence and continuing to wanting to be assertive on this team and be the go-to guy. continuing, just progressing, dominating any way possible. villanova is in pittsburgh
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getting ready for their second game of the ncaa tournament against nc state tonight at 7:00. if nova wins, they'll be in the sweet 16 for the first time in six years. how sweet was their first game, the win over lafayette by 41 points? the most lopsided game in the tournament so far. the cats have 33 wins this season, most in big five history. neil hartmann asked jay wright if this team is the best this city has ever seen. >> there's been a lot of great teams in philadelphia, man. i don't know if the number of wins determines whether you're the best team or not. you have to see how you do in this tournament. at the end of this tournament, you can have a final evaluation of this team. >> we will see. phillies don brown had an mri on his achilles. they say it's tendinitis. could miss some days, maybe a week. top prospect mike calfranco was sent down to the minors. he says he's disappointed. phillies and pirates. he hits his second homer in as
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many days. here's a two-run shot off vance wehrli. phillies were up 5-1 but lose to the pirates, 6-5. they met with steve mason to clear the air after he pulled him in a recent game. their relationship is fine, the flyers play the oilers tonight, coverage starts at 9:30. that's on comcast sports net. the union postponed last night's match against fc dallas at ppl park. you can see why. they'll take the pitch today at 4:00. 51 degrees today instead of snow. enjoy your spring. i'm john clark.
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this is nbc 10 news. at 9:54 on this saturday here's a live look over the philadelphia museum of art.
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still a whole lot of snow out there. we're going to take a while for the snow to melt but fortunately the weather today will be pretty pleasant. the sun's out. going to warm into the 40s and even to 50 in some neighborhoods. should help to get things moving. today at camden county community celebrates its four-legged friends. the first ever petapalooza begins today in haddonfield. issue pet-- your pets can get a treat or grooming. a vaccination clinic will be held for cats and dogs this afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 at the new animal care and adoption center on "a" street in wilmington. they can get vaccinations
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microchips and dog licenses. if you have a daughter that plays sports this might appeal to you. mo'ne davis will be at the barnes & noble in center city this afternoon. at 2:00 she will be signing her new children's book called "mo'ne davis: remember my name." the back is a memoir on and off the pitcher's mound. she's the first girl to throw a shutout in the little league world series. anybody who has a daughter or son who plays sports should go check it out. >> that's a great title, a great name. we want to show you a live look at the poconos. look how crowded it is. these skiers are enjoying the last bit of winter with a storm that moves through yesterday. as we officially head into our first full day of spring it looks more like spring in cape may. the temperatures will be slow to warm pushing into the 50s today, cooler sunday monday and tuesday but back to average as we head into wednesday.
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take a look 60s back in your seven-day forecast. that's something to look forward to as well. >> so long as the word no isn't in your saturday. >> i didn't see it. >> i'm rosemary connors. for meteorologist brittney shipp and everybody here at nbc 10 have a good one. brittney will be back here tonight at 6:00 and then we'll see you tomorrow morning.
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-hi. my name is kevin klein. -and i'm josephine klein. -and we live in floral park, new york. so the way we met-- we actually both grew up in floral park. so i'm a year older than josephine so we kind of hung out with different crowds. we-- it was more like a "grease" kind of story. she was more with the jocks, and i was more not with the jocks. then-- we really didn't know each other through high school. we actually-- the way we came together was a friend of ours-- a friend of mine and a friend of hers were get married, and we were in the wedding party. and josephine doesn't like to say this--


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