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pennsylvania's state run schools walked off the job on wednesday and they stayed on the picket lines until a ovlittle over an hour ago. >> reporter: it took by two years of fighting but it really came down to three days of striking, and of course this is for the faculty at all three of the pennsylvania state run universities. just a little while ago, the west chester university faculty had a celebration here. it sounds like the teachers are going to give a little bit on the salary and benefits in exchange for a couple hundred sticking points. i talked to an adjunct professor here and students and their professors are going to be together for this important homecoming weekend and they'll be back in class on monday morning. >> stay after school, stay after classes, why can't we stay out
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for three days and support them for a good cause. >> reporter: is it going to be a happy come homing? >> it's a happy home coming and we're on. >> reporter: they had replacement athletic trainers and the marching band wasn't going to where able to play because their instructor was on strike. moms and dads who pay tuition to the university are pretty happy the professors are off strike. everybody just wanted to get the kids and the teachesers back in the classroom. and turning to our weather, we're tracking rain on our first alert forecast. this rain will arrive tonight and it will stick around for the start of your weekend. that rainy system is bringing some big temperature changes too. erika martin is tracking it all for us. >> we do have much cooler temperatures, jackie in the works. of course we're picking that up, a change in the forecast today into tomorrow.
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notice hour by hour, picking up on those showers as well, as you just mentioned. and we're actually seeing some yellows and some oranges, devoting some heavier pockets of downpours, one or two isolated thunderstorms. tonight by about 10:00, 10:30 p.m., keeping those widespread showers until tomorrow morning. we're not seeing very organized showers, but keep in mind we do have a wet friday night and a wet saturday morning. everything will start to improve for the second half of your weekend. we also have much cooler temperatures, so coming up in my forecast, we'll talk about how we have gone from the 80s into the 60s. generations of failure and neglect are going to be coming to an end when we win this election on november 8. >> donald trump is pushing for pennsylvania at two campaign stops today.
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this afternoon he finished his first rally in johnstown. hillary clinton is heading to our area tomorrow as both candidates fixate on this key battleground. they have just 18 days left to win over voters. andrea, donald trump has some ground to make up here in pennsylvania? >> reporter: that's right because all of the polls have him behind here in pennsylvania. so at this point, the voters he really needs to resonate with are women. >> look at all those women for trump signs, i love that. >> reporter: during a campaign stop earlier today in north carolina, donald trump signaled confidence in his support from women. but the polls show otherwise. >> he was close in pennsylvania and then is that state was released and he's having trouble with the woman vote. >> reporter: the comments about multiple allegations of
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misconduct that trump has denied still has him on defense. >> i supported him because i listened to the videotape and i don't know if anyone's ever heard a bunch of women during brunch and a bottle of wine that they could be stalwarts. >> if people would just separate all this stuff and all the things that go around, the way he is with him and all that, just look at the issues. >> reporter: pennsylvania is a must win on the way to the white house. and if he doesn't win -- >> if trump doesn't win, the suscession from the youngon is next, because people don't want to put up with it anymore. >> reporter: and the rally will begin at 7:00, they're just giving people instructions right now to get them ready. we're going to be here and bring you all of the latest updates. and hillary clinton will be
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campaigning in philadelphia tomorrow, she and her running mate tim kaine will be pushing their agenda on saturday night >> he's setting up an effort to challenge the legitimacy of the electoral outcome and the best way to defeat that is to make the margin absolutely as big as possible. >> tim kaine says this has been an election season of surprises. he says voters can't take anything for granted and they have to get to the polls on election day. we will own the finish line. >> vice president joe biden speaks on why america is already great during his stop in wilkes-bar wilkes-barre, pennsylvania. he's outlining donald trump's plans for the country while pushing clinton's credentials for the candidacy.
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count on nbc 10 to take you to all the campaign stops. on our app you can also read how state officials are pushing back against allegations of voter fraud in the keystone state. the race for senate is also heating up. incumbent pat toomey was also in philadelphia today. several law enforcement agencies across the state have endorsed toomey. he's running for reelection for the seat he's held in the u.s. senate since 2011. his democratic challenger katy mckgingintcginty- a former aid of governor chris christie, testified that she did inform christie about a traffic study that would close lanes on the george washington bridge. bridget kelly became emotional as she testified. kelly said she told him a month before the closures in 2013.
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however she denies anything about the plan to the lanes in retaliation against the port city mayor. just weeks after a deadly new jersey transit train crashed, railroad executives did not show up for a meeting with lawmakers. they were supposed to testify about the railroad's safety status. the nbc 10 investigators found out that a joint legislative committee was supposed to hear from new jersey transit. executive director following last month's accident in hoboken. instead the railroad cancelled late last night they said that meet with federal railroad commissioners. they said they would have gladly rescheduled it. >> the fact that director santor or those who would be in a position to answer questions is disrespect to this committee and it will not be trifled with w.
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a delivery truck driver makes a gruesome discovery early this morning hichbehind a kensin laundrom laundromat. police sources who canvassed the area for clues and surveillance video. people who live in the neighborhood are scared for the welfare of their. th they called the dirt road where the body was found pbehind the laundromat drug alley. >> it brings feel to my heart because knowing that the city has a battle on their hands and there's no help for the community. >> nbc 10 took those concerns to police say they are listening and tell them they should reach out to report crimes before discoveries like this.
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there are no arrests. a new jersey man who called every parents worst internet nightmare will spend six years in prison. judge sentenced kaplan on child porn charges. he used a game to manipulate girls younger than the age of 16. police are searching for a couple of toy thieves at toys "r" us stores between new jersey and maryland. the couple has ties to the ocean city area. the pair swiped tens of thousands of items from toys "r" us stores and returned them to other stores. is it excessive force? a police officer kicks a suspect in the face breaking his jaw. while the allentown police department is defending it's
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officer. plus we asked a neutral expert, is this an acceptable police tactic? tracking much cooler temperatures by tomorrow, 80s yesterday, or 70s and 80s for today. not the case by tomorrow. expected high temperatures upper 40s to low 50s. details coming up in my full forecast. bonn jovi is going back to school. a loll high school is playing host to the new music video.
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when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message.
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a former penn state football coach threw him under the bus. mike mccreary is seeking $4
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million in a lawsuit. his testimony eventually helped convict sandusky of child sex abuse. penn state put mccreary on leave the week sandusky was charged. an allentown police officer breaks a suspect's jaw by kicking him in the face and the incident is caught in this video. now the suspect is suing for excessive force. allentown police have defended the officer saying he was well trained. but our security expert says kicking in that situation is not typical in police training. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal joins us to break it down. >> reporter: that officer, a 14-year veteran of the allentown force, the force says he's well trained and he's even received wards for saving lives, but he's also been accused of excessive force in the past.
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the arrest of this armed suspect, the video you're about to see has sparked accusations of misconduct. allentown police pull over a man who just robbed a strip club at gunpoint. you see hector medina pena get out of his suv. he briefly reached for his. the police officers gleebed he had a weapon. >> he has his hands up, gets down on all fours in a prone defenseless position. >> seconds later, officer joseph rya ryanetta runs over. >> pena's attorney says that kick was excessive and his jaw was broken. the same officer appears to put his knee in pena's head.
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>> you don't need to incapacitate a person who's being compliant and break his jaw because you may have some other of other fears. >> pena remains in prison but filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. allentown says the force was appropriate, saying the officer was well trained and the suspect repeatedly reached toward his waistband and didn't follow orders. nbc 10 showed this video to our security expert, a former cop who says it's clear the overs had concerns about a gun, but he questions that kick. >> whoever taught that tactic, you want to control the suspect, you want to make sure you have officer safety, but that is definitely beyond the scope of the threat-force continuum. >> the investigators cleared that officer of any wrong doing, they say evidence will show he act properly, but that lawsuit claims the suspect's constitutional rights were violated.
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now to this, new jersey native jon bon jovi is going back to school in camden today. the rock legend's new music video is being filmed at camden high school. bon jovi's will be using the school gym and six classrooms, however it's not completely clear if the singer himself will be there for filming at the school. his new album is set to be released next month. chester hill is getting a little bit more magical. the harry potter festival is taking over the town this weekend. the festival kicks off tonight at 5:00 with a potter pub crawl featuring the wizard favorites and delicious butter beer. turning to our weather now, cloudy skies in south philadelphia today, fdr park hosted a flag football game this afternoon. >> we do have a change on the approach and in fact our live
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shot over philadelphia, notice those clouds are developing in the vertical system. this means rain showers are on the approach certainly in the next couple of hours, otherwise here's our satellite radar image, picking up some greens on the screen here, also seeing some oranges and some reds, one or two isolated thunderstorms. if you look at the bottom of your screen, you will see your local neighborhood forecast. locally right now we're seeing some greens pushing from west to east. so our weather stories include, mainly dry height right now with those clouds developing, isolated thunder, especially for the lehigh valley. increasing wind speeds and wind gusts, keep in mind temperatures will be in the 50s, but with wind gusts topping out at about 40, 45 miles an hour. it's going to be a lot cooler than 50 degrees.
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sunday dry and breezy, max temps in the low 60s, notice we're seeing a little bit of southe t southeasterly push. otherwise right now, the winds are not as strong as they're going to be tomorrow. temperatures right now, miainly in the 70s. trenton 73, in philadelphia a pair of 77s for you. here's is your wider speckively. you can see the cold front here, colder temperatures sweeping on down so we do have cooler temperatures tomorrow. only with highs in the low to mid 50s. notice we're seeing mainly 70s upper 60s, then as i pause this tomorrow. philadelphia 51 for you, along with wilmington, one degree warmer. so keep in mind that we do have these increasing wind speeds and
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wind gusts so it's certainly going to feel a lot chillier than that. bethlehem, 66 for you, we also have some scattered showers for you earlier in the day, and then everything starting to improve as far as those showers go for the second half of the day. follow us on social media on nbcphiladelphia. doug pederson spoke today about the need to protect his quarterback. we might be able to see ben simmons this season, that's next in sports. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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vo: donald trump and pat toomey have plenty in common -- they're both putting pennsylvania women at risk. even after trump bragged about sexually assaulting women, toomey stood by him. on women's health - both trump and toomey would defund planned parenthood. on abortion: trump: "there has to be some form of punishment" toomey: "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey and donald trump: too dangerous for pennsylvania women.
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it's a lending practice sou out, outrageous most states... banned it. but at the bank owned by pat toomey it was business as usual. forcing 21 small business owners out of their homes. now, toomey's using his power in the senate to help himself.
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hey, hey, good to see you, i'm danny pommells from csn. the injury report released today, ben logan will be a game time decision. out is lane johnson. johnson's replacement did not farewell in his first ever regular season start sunday. the rookie quarterback's worst performance to date. head coach doug pederson knows protecting his qb is paramount. >> you know, we try to go in and try to keep him as clean as we can early in football games, i think with any quarterback that gets hit early in a football, i think it can affect you as the game wears on. but you know, one thing with carson last toot is like the moe he got hit early, it seemed like
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he stood in there a little bit more and made some good throws late in that football game. >> perk up sixers fan, fred brown told the enquirer that he expects his first overall pick back in january after a broken foot. and he expects okafor to make his return debut tonight. >> i'm excited about the opportunity. the coaches are excited, so we're now looking good. i'm going to sit down with the medical staff and see if i'm able to go. and if i am able to go, there may be restrictions on how much i can play, but i'm excited to be out on the floor. >> we are coming tonight, we will announce the winner of the high school blitz game of the week, and finally, when you're stuck in traffic, what better way to get out of a jam than working on your handle.
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this guy aspiring and-one player. this is what this guy did in the highway when everything was jam packed, he just jumped out and worked on his dribble. i'm danny pommells, stick around, we'll be right back. pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks
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and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions. now, as chairman of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i'm leading the fight to stop the epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse. as attorney general, i'll prosecute anyone who scams our seniors. and i'll hold the oil and gas companies accountable to keep our drinking water safe. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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tonight on next 10 news at 11:00, suing over a speeding ticket. why some local drivers say the police did not have the right to pull them over. that's tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. >> we have some rain on the way and it's a little deceiving, because right now it is mainly dry around the philly metro area, lehigh valley already seeing some showers. but here's the next big story, go from 80s to 70s, down to the 50s by tomorrow. a major change in temperatures, so get those jackets and those coats handy. the good news is it's only going to change for the second half of the day, otherwise just a really chilly, windy day in the
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forecast. >> thank you for watching, up next nbc "nightly news" with lester holt. we'll see you back here at 11:00. have a good evening. breaking news tonight, a massive wave of cyber attacks hits major websites and internet services like twitter, netflix, and amazon. outages affecting consumers across the country. tonight the fbi trying to find out who's behind it. punches and punchlines. new attacks from donald trump after being booed on stage, as he came face to face with hillary clinton. and as trump decries a so-called rigged system, brand-new numbers about how many voters might not accept the outcome. screen time. what's the right amount for modern kids? all those devices, always connected. tonight doctors throwing out the book on what we've been told about kids in the digital era. unsung hero. a friendship between a college student and a

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