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. that breaking news, a major sewer line break in burlington county. skyforce 10 over the scene at route 38 and hartford road. this is in mount laurel township. the mount laurel municipal utilities authority says it's working to fix this problem, officials are asking residents in this area to reduce water usage. let's see how this affecting roads in that area. here's nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jessica, what with k you tell us? >> hi, vai, pay attention if you're heading out the door at that time. you can see a cleanup under way as well due to the sewer line break. you can see in the area the surrounding roadways around mount laurel are all in the green. no huge backups because of this.
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but if you were coming from hartford road, arc road comes right to that scene. on the vine street expressway, we're seeing delays here due to a storm grate problem. so one lane is getting by eastbound, you can see the big delay. these are cameras around 24th street, the storm grate problem is up near broad street so approaching that scene to 9 5 is where you'll see the delay and it even caused delays on the the schuylkill expressway for a predominant part of the morning. but schuylkill getting back to normal. we're in the green but we have a slowdown approaching the vine street expressway eastbound with a 20-minute drive time tacking on about seven or eight minutes to your morning commute so far. we had big delays on 76 around market street in new jersey so this is approaching the walt whitman bridge but you can see it's cleared out of the way, no problems getting to the walt right now, we have construction on the ben franklin bridge that might cause you some delays eastbound or westbound in or out of the city but no scheduled opens for tacony-palmyra and the
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burlington bristol. vai? a water main break created a massive guiser in montgomery county. skyforce 10 was over the scene this morning. crews have shut off the water main and are working to clean up a mess in that area. the subfreezing temperatures are complicating the efforts. matt threw that is live and where water was shooting live into that video. he joins us live on how people are dealing with the mess. hi, matt. >> reporter: hi, vai, first there was a lot of water, now a lot of ice. let me get out of the way and you can see what was left behind. look at that american flag right the there. it's a sheet of cardboard frozen solid. you can see the weight of ice on the tree limbs causing havoc this morning.
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this is what people in the mostly industrial area of washington avenue found early this morning, from skyforce 10 you can see the intensity of this water main break and the area affected. this is right next to septa tracks. fortunately service was not impacted but we saw workers knocking down ice from nearby utility lines. subfreezing temperatures continued as the sun came out as the heaviest blow was dealt to a construction company. it climbed over the building and landed on the roof. the roof basically created a swimming pool of water that was sifting through the building roof and siphoning into the building. it's literally dripping into the inside of the building. >> reporter: back out here live you can see the sheet of ice on the side of that construction company bidding we were told there's quite a bit of water damage to structures inside.
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the fire marshal is here to make sure the building is still structurally sound. and as you look down here, that is where the water main is. you can see the worker in that hole where the water main was'. water crews have been out here throughout the morning making those repairs as the restoration inside. one case they were dumping out buckets of water from the inside so there's quite a lot of damage on the inside of this building. matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> matt, thank you. just about an hour ago, authorities updated us on the fire in wilmington that killed a baby and a three-year-old girl. nbc 10 delaware bureau reporter tim furlong is looiive at the f command center. what did you learn? >> reporter: we literally just walked out of the update. they're still not identifying the family that lost two children in the fire. the fire broke out at 4:00 in the afternoon. a paramedic noticed the smoke
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and called the fire in. the engine that would have responded first yesterday was out of service but the fire department says the crew got there faster because there was one already nearby on the road. they were in a there in a minute and a half but they say the fire was too intense. the 37-year-old mother was found lying burned in the street, she's at the burn center. a passer-by saved a two-year-old child but a three-year-old girl died on the landing and the three-month-old girl was found upstairs. no cause on the fire but we are told the fire started in the first floor living room and the house didn't have any working smoke detectors. nine people lived in the house and they didn't have smoke detectors. fire officials say this is a tough one. counselors are available for the responding firefighters. >> we're all firefighters but we're human. when we have a loss of life, it's devastating. a loss of life of children even more so. any time you hear of a child trapped you step on the gas a little harder, try to get a little faster, go a little deeper and harder into a fully
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ininvolved fire than you would at any other given time. >> fire chief upset as well because nobody, not one person in that area, saw the fire and called 911. a paramedic that happened to be nearby saw the smoke. we'll head back to the scene. we're checking into the history of the rental property and try to find out more about the family that's stuffing a terrible tragedy in the city of wilmington. tim furlong, nbc 10 news. investigators are trying to figure out the fire that sparked this home wynnefield. authorities told us the homeowner was hoarding items and that may have made it harder for crews to put out the fire. no one was hurt. you can see the snow on the groundphoenixville, chester
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county. there was ice on cars' windshields as well as mirrors and it's very cold and windy outside right now as we take a live look at the flag atop the airmark building in center city, philadelphia. first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz here with the forecast. glenn, the flag that was more compelling was the one in matt's story that was stiff as card board because of the water. >> i don't think i've ever seen that before. that was a strange site. the sight of snow itself was also strange. the first snowfall of the season. sunshine is warming things up a little bit. it's 26 degrees in philadelphia 2. 1 in pottstown. 23 in reading and allentown, 24 in trenton. these temperatures are way below average plus we have wind on top of that making it feel like it's
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nine degrees in reading, two below in mount pocono and up to double digits in philadelphia. feeling like 12. it was feeling like six a couple hours ago. so it's a very cold day, a very windy day. 26 degrees with a 16 degree way it feels. but the wind diminishes and that's why the spread is a little bit lower. as we go through the rest of the day, we'll see nothing but sunshine, the wind won't diminish until tonight then the clouds come in. we'll see if we get rain or snow in the next few minutes. now is the perfect time to make sure we have the nbc 10 news app. you can get weather watches and
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warnings for free right to your smart phones and tablets. from our south jersey bureau, camden county prosecutors say a father killed his three-year-old son in an effort to continue a relationship with his teenage girlfriend dj creato appeared before a judge yesterday. prosecutors laid out the evidence against him. they claim creato frequent it had location where brendan's body was found and argue the toddler could not have walked to the wooded area alone. >> impossible, impossible for that child to walk that far. >> reporter: prosecutors say creato's 17-year-old girlfriend told him she planned to tend relationship since creato had his son every other weekend and remained in touch with the boy's mother. creato's lawyers say he is innocent. a former chester county pastor is expected to surrender on rape charges. west whiteland township authorities accuse 33-year-old
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jacob malone or raping and impregnating a teenage girl. malone worked at calvary fellowship in downingtown for 18 months before he resigned in november. police say malone is out of the country but will return soon and turn himself in. philadelphia police say these three men robbed a gruoup of young men in west mount airy. the three men acted like they had guns and demanded that the victims empty their pockets. the robbers got away with money and cell phones. happening today in atlantic city, mayor don guardian will lay out his vision and goals for 2016. the mayor will address the metropolitan business and citizens' association at harris conference center in about 20 minutes. ac is facing an uncertain future. a proposed bill would give the state power to make financial decisions for the resort city, including the right to sell off
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assets and land. also there will be a statewide referendum in november asking voters if two casinos should be allowed in north jersey. more than one and a half billion dollars could be yours in tonight's record powerball jackpot and winning that money would put you in very exclusive and elite company. nbc 10's kate y zachry reports from bucks county. >> reporter: lottery retailers are no doubt going to be busy selling powerball tickets for tonight's record drawing. if you win, you would be richer than tiger woods and eagles owner jeffrey lurie. you'd have to win two powerball jackpots to equal oprah winfrey's fortune. and warren buffett and bill gates are in a league of their own. we found one store luckier than most in our area. this sunoco station on lancaster avenue has sold a couple of two million tickets. employees hope that streak
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continues with tonight's powerball drawing. the manager suggests buying tickets at lunchtime rather than the evening because the rush later in the day has been so busy. the line has wrapped around outside of the store. when it comes to strategy, most people say the higher the jackpot, the more tickets they buy. >> as it gets higher i get more and buy from different locations. >> i used to do birthdays of the kids and -- but i stopped doing that. so what i do is -- >> that wasn't lucky? >> no, i find out just let the computer pick it and hope the computer picks it again when it's time to win. >> reporter: one store manager tells me he's sold 500 powerball tickets to one person. tonight's drawing is at 10:59. good luck. katy zachry, nbc 10 news. return to hope and change. highlights from president obama's final state of the union address. his vow to defeat isis and his message to a certain presidential candidate. and during that speech, vice president joe biden got a
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special assignment. we'll hear why that's bringing them to our area later this week: >> well, very cold and windy today but i am tracking a warming trend and i'll let you know when the warmer temperatures will head our way. that's next.
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this afternoon, president obama sits down the living room of an omaha family to chat about
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the vision he laid out in last night's state of the union address. republicans argue it's not much of a vision at all and they can't wait to share their own. nbc 10 national correspondent tracie potts is on capitol hill with a look at the speech. >> anyone claiming that america's economy is in decline is peddling fiction. >> reporter: even with millions still struggling, president obama says america's economy is strong. 14 million new jobs, the auto industry's best year. on terror he defended his fight against isis. >> if you doubt america's commitment or mine to see justice is done, just ask osama bin laden. >> reporter: he's urging congress to approve the transpacific trade deal, lift the embargo against cuba and act on climate change. he touted the iran nuclear deal as a success but didn't mention captured u.s. sailors just released this morning. and he repeatedly slammed donald trump's idea of a ban on muslims, though not by name. >> we need to reject any
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politi politics, any politics that targets people because of race or religion. it's just wrong. >> reporter: south carolina governor nikki haley's republican response criticized broken promises but she admitted her party contributes to washington's dysfunction. >> there is more than enough blame to go around. we as republicans need to own that truth. >> reporter: democrats called the president's speech inspiring. republicans say it fell short. >> i heard the president's words, i just wish we would convert to action what the president said. >> god bless the united states of america. >> today the president leaves washington to spread his optimism to a divided nation. >> reporter: that starts today in omaha. president obama speaks to the university of nebraska before heading to baton rouge, two cities he has not visited since he's been in office. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. president obama used part of his state of the union to announce a new initiative to cure cancer.
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he put vice president joe biden in charge of the effort which he compared to a moon shot. >> because he's gone to the matt for all of us on so many issues over the past 40 years, i'm putting joe in charge of mission control. [ cheers and applause ] for the loved ones we've all lost, for the families that we can still save, let's make america the country that cures cancer once and for all. what do you say, joe? >> this is personal for vice president biden. he lost his son beau, of course, to brain cancer last year. friday biden will talk to doctors and researchers at the university of pennsylvania about that new effort. there are always special guests at the state of the union. this time a 12-year-old delaware boy was one of the first lady's braeden mannering was a special guest of the first
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lady for his work helping feed the homeless through his nonprofit. there he is. and pennsylvania state trooper alex douglas was also in the audience. he was senator pat toomey's special guest. trooper douglas survived a deadly ambush outside the bloominggrove police barracks in september of 2014. corporal brian dixon died in that attack. >> well, the first flakes of the season for many last night and some places just enough for a coating that led to the ice this morning. other places just a few flakes and it's totally gone. we've got the arctic chill. everybody's got that coming in behind yesterday's system. a quick warmup is on the way and maybe just in time because there's a quick nor'easter that's going to be coming in and things are going to kick up toward the shore. it's just a question of the timing of this particular storm. now you can see the flags
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blowing hard. it's very windy out there. we've had gusts over 30 miles an hour. it's 26 degrees. 13 degrees colder than it was this time yesterday and it feels like it's 12. so, yeah, it's plenty cold out there. 15 degrees in mount pocono 2, 1 in pottstown, 23 in reading and allentown, 24 in differenton and gla glassborrow. 27 in atlantic citys. that's one of the warm spot. the way it feels on your exposed skin, generally in the teens but still single digits in reading and lancaster and one below is how it feels in mount pocono. we have a gusty westerly wind. gusts 25 to 30 miles an hour 3. 3 mile an hour wind gusts in mount pocono. 30 miles an hour in atlantic city. sunshine across most of the area, a few fair weather clouds. around the pocono this is area
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of moisture, this is going to help set up the next storm that will develop in the gulf. this is known as the subtropical jet stream fuelled by the record el nino and more on that in just a minute. the feels-like temperature as we go through the afternoon, only into the teens but as the wind dies down tonight that means that by tomorrow morning it won't feel as cold as it does now. there's the storm developing along the gulf coast and it will be bringing rain up here friday night. more about what happens after that in the next half hour. temperatures up to 30 degrees, ten degrees below normal plus winds gusting to 30 miles an hour. and then tomorrow it's a pretty cold start, 22, but we jump up into the 40s. it's quite an increase from today, especially with less wind. then into the 50s on friday so
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by the time we get that storm it's rain friday night, ending saturday morning and then we have some colder air coming in, especially by monday. it's going to feel arctic again. >> thank you, glenn. $1.5 billion and counting. can you get your head around that? and do you have the winning ticket? the dreams that are as plentiful as people lining up to buy tickets for tonight's record-setting drawing. and one of the most popular gift this is holiday season is leading to more trips to the e. e.r., what doctors say you need to know before you step on to a hoverboard. 
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866-do-adopt. quite a sight in the suburb this is morning. water shooting in the air after a water main break create pass geyser. it happened on a day where temperatures won't go above freezing. and it could have an international crisis in the making after iran detained 10 u.s. navy sailors. what the white house says was the key to getting those sailors released quickly. okay. so right now, everyone is saying, "hurry! you gotta get fios." but why? well, because there's never been a better time to get a great deal from fios, the fastest internet and wi-fi available. only fios has speeds from 50 to 500 megs. because your devices run better on a better internet. and for just $79.99 a month online, you can get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for your first year. plus with a 2-year agreement, fios gives you $400 back, and all of the premium movie channels for a year. this is your last chance. offer ends january 16th. get out of the past. get fios.
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skyforce 10 over the scene at route 38 in hartford road and mount laurel township, officials are asking residents in that area to reduce their water usage. check out the scene skyforce 10 caught this morning.
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a water main break creating a geyser. the icy cold morning was made worse by the water main break. matt delucia was there and has the details on what happened and the cleanup. >> reporter: the water flow has stopped here in this mostly industrial area of washington and cherry streets in consho hocken. you can see a large puddle of water. the main broke about 6:30, spraying cold water on to trees and even an american flag. the water quickly turned to ice in the subfreezing temperature. this construction company took the brunt of the damage with water pouring on to the roof and leaking into the offices below. >> i've never seen anything like this. usually you see a water main break. the water just flies up in the air and it doesn't hit anything but the street. in this case, the proximity of the main was very close to our building. >> reporter: the fire marshal was out here earlier this morning to make sure the building was still structurally
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sound. workers are making repairs to this building. the water crews were out here earlier also cleaning up from this damage. in conshohocken, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. the sun is out but biting winds are making it feel colder than it is. you can see our cameras shaking there a bit because of the wind. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz here with the forecast that's cold and windy but also sunny, glenn. >> it's not helping whole lot because the cold and wind are strong during the day today. we had a lot of sunshine across the area. one exception in the pocono mountains, this is french manor where we have at least some fair weather clouds. we also v an inch or two of snow in that area late yesterday and last night. other places had generally a half inch or less.
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in philadelphia officially just a trace, first flakes of the season, though. 26 in philadelphia 2, 1 in pottstown, warm spots, 27 degrees in milliville and atlantic city. feels like the teens in most of the area. eight in lancaster, nine in reading, 12 in philadelphia at the moment. the wind will be with us all day. 15 to 20 miles an hour. gusts over 30 and temperatures will struggle to get out of the 20s. the wind diminishes a it will as we head through the night tonight and so that is the beginning of a warming trend that's going to start during the day tomorrow: we'll see how warm it gets and what to expect for the week wednesday the seven-day in a few minutes. >> glenn, thank you. meanwhile, take the power of first alert weather and traffic with w you wherever you go with the nbc 10 news app. it features the updated news forecast and traffic maps. it's a free down lode available for your smart phones
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or tablets. in decision 2016, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton spoke on the "today" show this morning about her differences with democratic rival bernie sanders. and republican front-runner donald trump. clinton says sanders needs to begin talking about how he would pay for his specific policy changes. she also stressed that she's not interested in responding to personal attacks by trump against her and her -- former president bill clinton, her husband. >> donald trump can run his campaign any way he wants. what i've been pointing out is that a lot of the policies he's proposing would hurt working american americans and he doesn't seem to believe americans need a raise. >> clinton also criticized trump saying he's dismissive when it comes to a minimum wage increase and equal pay for equal work. on the republican side, former florida governor jeb bush is on the campaign trail in
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iowa. he said the u.s. needs to "push the pause button" on syrian refugees coming to america. and one day after giving his state of the state address, new jersey governor chris christie was back on the campaign trail in new hampshire. at a town hall meeting in manchester, he touted his experience as a gaucovernor and decision maker. meanwhile, south korea fired warning shots after an unknown north korea object was seen flying close to the border between the two countries. south korean news reports say the object was a drone. south korea's joint chiefs of staff and the north korean object -- said the north korean object turned around 2506 wa0 w shots were fired. this comes a week after north korea tested a nuclear weapon, a move that increased tension between north and south. turkey has one person in custody suspected of having a direct link to yesterday's deadly bombing in istanbul.
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officials did not provide any details including what the link may have been. turkish police also detained 13 suspected isis militants, including these three russian nationals. russia's consulate general says the three were allegedly in contact with isis fighters and may have provided by logistic support to the militant group. but it's not clear if they had any part in the bombing. police are now questioning the trio. and yesterday an isis suicide bomber kill 10d foreigners in the heart of istanbul close to the city's iconic hagia sophia and blue mosque. most victims were tourists. this morning pope francis is asking for prayers for the victims of that attack. the pope asked god to give eternal peace to the deceased, consolation to the relatives and to convert the hearts of the violent. the white house says new
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lines of communication with iran established during nuke pleclea negotiations were key to getting 10 u.s. navy sailors released earlier this morning. nbc's ali aruse zi reports from tehran. >> reporter: iran's powerful revolutionary guard issued a statement earlier today saying all ten american sailors have been freed with their vessels. initially the revolutionary guard said that the sailors and their vessels had been apprehended in iranian waters after they were snooping around and acting suspiciously, but later a revolutionary guard admiral said that after an extensive investigation they realized the american vessel navigation equipment failed and they accidentally strayed into iranian waters. they said their activities were not suspicious nor were they here to conduct any sort of espionage. this could have been a major international incident between the united states and iran but it was contained in a diplomatic
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fashion which is in line with president obama rouhani's approach to international relations. this came at a sensitive time because we're only days away from implement station ation ofr deal. the possibility of a crisis could have jeopardized that and the billions of dollars expected to flow into iran for sanctions relief. but the u.s. sailors weren't freed without a warning from iran's army chief. he said "let this be a warning to troublemakers in congress who want to impose more sanctions on iran." ali arouzi, nbc news, tehran. a police dashboard camera captures a 100 miles an hour chase. oklahoma county sheriffs chased a truck driver who refused to pull over. at one point the driver started going the wrong way on the highway and that's when officers bumped the truck and pushed him to the side of the road. when they went to apprehend the subject, he started to fight back and reach for a gun. the two officers overpowered the suspect and took him to jail. and helmet cam video shows emergency crews free ago
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california worker trapping in a trench, the oakland plumbing contractor spend more than 10 hours trapped in a ten-foot sewer line. the trench suddenly collapsed on him as he was working. emts rushed the man to the hospital but he's expected to be okay. in massachusetts, rescue crews saved a horse after it fell on ice and mud. police, firefighters and animal control showed up to help the horse named charlie. after more than two hours on his side, charlie was able to get back up on his own. a vet says charlie should be okay. it is bitterly cold across our area this morning as you can see there. we just talked to lottery officials who told us that they are selling 10,000 powerball tickets a minute in pennsylvania. the pot for tonight's drawing is already a record $1.5 billion and with sales like that it could grow even more. nbc 10 national correspondent jay gray has more on the lottery
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frenzy. powerball fever is gripping the nation right now. >> i'm not going to win it if i'm not in it. >> reporter: lines of players like the $1.5 billion have been growing for days ahead of tonight's drawing. >> this is historical. this is something you can't wrap your brain around. >> reporter: but many can wrap their heads around what they would do with that money. big dreams, some practical. >> well, i have seven kids so college, number one. >> reporter: others generous. >> i'll do something in chicago for the people that's out of jobs and stuff like that. >> reporter: and still others just looking to score big. >> it's one of those things where you can buy an nfl team, you can -- the fantasies, what you can do with it. >> reporter: in offices and workplaces around the country, players are pooling their money to get in the game. a smart move, according to this social media post which says "always buy into the office lottery pool. if they win you don't want to still be broke and doing all their work when they all quit."
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right now, the toughest job seems to be finding the right six numbers so you can take that permanent vacation. jay gray, nbc 10 news. lottery officials said if no one wins tonight, the jackpot would soar to $2 billion so what would it feel like to own the powerball. well, a group of north jersey restaurant workers experienced it saturday night -- at least for a few minutes. they matched all six numbers. the only problem was, the numbers were from the wrong day. but look at the celebration. [ screams ] >> oh, my god! >> who among us wouldn't be screaming at the top of their lungs. one worker quit on the spot. we're not sure what their reaction was when they learned they had read the wrong numbers from the wrong day. that wasn't captured on video.
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a recipe for diabetes. up next, why women who want to become pregnant might be better off skipping spuds. you need a heavy coat and a lot of players as we deal with the bitter cold and gusty winds but i am tracking a warming trend. what you can expect and when just ahead.
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the rams are heading back to
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los angeles. nfl owners approved a franchise's relocation from st. louis to l.a. the team will play at the l.a. coliseum temporarily and will eventually call a new facility in englewood home. also the san diego chargers have a year-long option to join the rams in l.a. and if the chargers fail to work out a deal, the raiders will get the option to move back to los angeles. women who plan to get pregnant may want to pass on potatoes. a new study shows eating more fries and mashed potatoes may increase the risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy. the condition causes high blood sugar that could affect a woman's health and the health of the baby. experts suggest replacing two serving of potatoes a week with other vegetables beans or whole grains that may reduce the risk by about 10%. one of the most popular gift this is holiday season is leading to broken bones, torn ligaments and lots of sprains and strains. nbc's brittany glazer goes
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inside an orthopedic clinic where hoverboard injuries are adding up. >> reporter: this orthopedic surgeon says he's never treated patients for overboard injuries until this season. >> usually they come in and say they fell but because their injury is typically more than we usually see they say they're trying out their povr board and had a fall. >> reporter: hoverboard injuries have increased so rapidly that the consumer product safety commission has issued a warning to users about fall risks. >> we've been seeing injuries to the bones and joints, both wrist and condition al injuankle inju those types of things. more than would be expected from a typical fall. >> reporter: the doctor says injuries are more serious because of the height and speed behind the fall. >> i think they underestimate the stability of it.
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when they fall from an elevated flat form the energy is more than falling from standing. >> some of the broken bones have required casts, even surgery, other tears, sprains and strain cans ground a person for several weeks. the doctor offers these trips if you plan to step aboard a hoverboard. >> the proper protective equipment first of all and start slow while you're getting a feel before the hoverboard feels before you try it on your own. >> that was nbc's brittany glasser reporting. 150 years old and still looking good. one of the area's largest health care network. barry freedman is the president of the einstein health care network and he's talking about their 150th anniversary celebration. let's rewind. it's named after -- einstein is
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named after the german physicist but it wasn't always named after einste einstein. >> no, it was first a jewish hospital and established to dedication of relief of the sick and the wounded without regard to creed, color, nationally or ability to pay. >> which at that time was pretty unique. >> it was ground breaking. >> tell me about the events you have planned to celebrate the 150th anniversary. >> well, tomorrow evening at the national constitution center we are expecting more than a thousand people, former patients, physicians, nurses, donors, volunteers all of whom will be there to celebrate this milestone. we have excellent entertainment lined up with jason alexander serving as emcee and the
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legendary diana ross performing as well. >> what does it take -- wow, diana ross and jason alexander. what does it take in your view to be a good neighbor, a good partner in the community that you serve like einstein has been. >> so we believe that it's important to care for patients that are vulnerable and in need. perfect example, when 19 hospitals closed their obstetric services because it wasn't financially beneficial, our organization instead investment $10 million more to create more capability and facilities so that we can respond to the basic needs of the community we were serving. for more information about tomorrow night's celebration at the national constitution center, head to our web site. we provide a link there for you at nbc 10 or check out t nbc 10 app. >> thank you very much, a pleasure. >> appreciate it.
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happening today in the city's feltonville neighborhood, st. christopher's hospital for children continues its 140th anniversary celebration. they still have ten years to go. visitors can learn about the history of the cadet nursing school and view photos of the st. christopher's taken between 1905 and 1916. a lot of places got the first snowflakes of the season late yesterday and last night. we got a little burst of snow and everybody's gotten this arctic chill that's coming in after that. we have a quick warmup that will be taking place over the next couple days and a quick more to easter that is going to follow that warmup. a lot of blue in that sky out there, pretty windy and very cold. 26 degrees. the wind is 20 miles an hour.
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sustained and it's 13 degrees colder than it was at this time yesterday. you can see these temperatures 15 degrees. colder than yesterday. temperatures, 27 in atlantic city and in millville, 23 in allentown and reading, 15 in the poconos and it feels much colder because of the 20 miles an hour sustained winds. 11 in trenton and pottstown and we're gusting 30 miles an hour in atlantic city. stronger gusts in that snow squall in some areas. we are drying out during the day today and it's pretty dry across
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much of the country but a lot of moisture in the gulf of mexico and that is going to end up developing a storm. the western gulf and it will become a nor'easter. this is a quick-moving one so it's got limited potential but there it is. it's got a lot of moisture with it and, of course, the track is always important but it's moving into the warmer air. even though it's taking an ideal track it's too warm. it may be moving fast enough that it's actually gone by saturday morning sand we're left with dry conditions for the rest of the weekend. windy and very cold this afternoon. highs in the upper 20s to near 30. winds gusting to 30 miles an hour. tomorrow morning is another cold
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one. 22 for the low in philadelphia. we warm up into the 40s tomorrow afternoon and to around 50 or above on friday. colder air comes in as we head into sunday and we stay windy and cold next week.
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this afternoon on "ellen" it's actress allison janney then on nbc 10 news at 4:00, powerball frenzy. are you buying in? we'll look at the differences in pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware and why it may pay to cross state lines just to get your ticket. that's new today at 4:00. chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz here now with the final check of the weather. if you're headed out to get the tickets, bundle up. it's cold out there. temperatures still in the 20s. with the wind it feels like 12 out there. tomorrow will not be nearly as cold once the sun comes up. friday the warming trend continues and some rain friday night and into saturday morning. and that warmup is only a temporary one because it's going to be cold next week. >> well, winter's here. thanks for watching nbc 10 news at 11:00.
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i'm vai sikahema. for glenn "hurricane" schwartz and all of us here at nbc 10, have a great day. bundle up out there.
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. >> marlena: thank you, lucy. yeah, bye. all righty, i've cleared my schedule for the week. >> john: sounds good. how's eric? >> marlena: his ekg showed improvement. >> john: means the antibiotics are doing their job. that's good. >> marlena: yeah. at least for the moment. john? >> john: yeah. >> marlena: how long do you think it will be before the police press charges? >> john: well, sweetheart, i'm surprised they haven't done that already. who knows, maybe roman pulled some strings. >> marlena: i'm actually pretty concerned about eric. i know him so well, you know? he will be harder on himself than any judge or jury can be. and if he doesn't want to get well, he just won't. [monitor beeping] [quiet knock at door] >> jennifer: i'm sorry.


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