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first, jessica boyington has first alert traffic. thanks, bill. we're starting on the schuylkill expressway this morning. by the way, no construction here. all on the eastbound and westbound side, at least there's no closures moving through 30th street station area. before we had closures on the westbound side. so in between 30th or south street and headed to the vine street expressway. that's open. we're also watching the schuylkill at girard. both directions look good. pretty empty for the most part. roads are dry, too. watching 202. drive times still good. ten minutes both directions. speeds into the 60s. mass transit, everything on or close to schedule so far for the morning for amtrak, septa, new jersey transit, and patco. the winning streak ends in seattle. >> the eagles lose their first game since september under the bright lights of sunday night football on nbc10. the birds missed a few scoring chances. carson wentz overthrowing aguilar on that play there. wentz also fumbled away a
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touchdown. it wasn't enough to keep the nine-game win streak alive. the eagles lost 24-10. >> can't make those mistakes against a good team on the road and expect to win. >> we turned the ball over, they didn't. on the road game like this, in this atmosphere against a great team like they are, tough to win when you do that. >> we stayed out here on the west coast ewe've got to -- coast, we've got to dive back into our preparation. another quality team to play. we'll double down and see what happens next sunday. >> it also didn't help the eagles that zach erst left with a head injury. we're working to find out if he suffered a concussion. the eagles' loss drops them to 10-2 on the season. they're still one win or a dallas loss away from clinching the nfc east. the birds are now second in the
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kf conference standings behind the 10-2 vikings who played well ye yesterday. the eagles game against the rams sunday is now big, huge. a loss would drop the eagles off of a first-round playoff bye. >> we continue the coverage with katy zachry live at the flilinc south philadelphia. fans are not worrying yet, right? that's good. >> reporter: that's good. there's no early morninging celebrating outside the linc in south philadelphia. fans so they're not worried. here a few words to drive-by how they're feeling -- deflated, disappoi disappointed. the good news is we didn't talk to any fan who is giving up hope quite yet. while they did suffer a pretty bad blow last night after the loss to the seahawks, fans say the eagles proved they compete with top teams. hundreds of fans packed the venue to watch the game. it wasn't the upbeat celebration we've become accustomed to.
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fans tell us they are still holding their heads high. >> one loss, they better keep going. >> we're not losing. we're not losing. >> we should have came out here and did what we had to do. >> they played well enough to compete with these teams. i think that, you know, that's what everybody was worried about coming in. it will be fine. >> reporter: all right, being optimistic after the loss. if you're waking up feeling pretty bad about what you saw on tv last night, wait until you hear how much one fan stood to win if the eagles had won. yeah, that reality's setting in. that's coming up in the next half hour. live in south philadelphia, katy zachry, nbc10 news. >> rest of us are tired, but that's got hurt some. they're not celebrating a victory, but fans living in seattle or visiting for last night's game are sticking with their birds. >> i'm scratching my head. i think the defense just wasn't ready for the offense of the seahawks. >> just one loss. back next week stronger than ever. >> you know, every once in a
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while, you have a letdown, it's life. they'll bounce back. [ cheers ] >> eagles, eagles,eagles! >> as you can see and hear, fans in seattle were with the birds all the way. on sunday they visit the los angeles rams. another road game, the new york giants. the birds finish the regular season with two games at the linc christmas night against the raiders. and on christmas eve versus the cowboys. we have continuing coverage of the eagles' loss. you can hear more reaction from the fans and players on the nbc10 app. >> at 4:30, we'll tell you how a bet, as katy was talking about, went terribly wrong for two eagles' fans coming up. in other news, could be the beginning of the end of the prohibition of sports gambling in the majority of the states across the country. new jersey governor chris christie's leading the way. arguments begin today at the supreme court. a new jersey case asking the
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justices to strike down a federal law preventing several states from allowing sports gambling. the suit is backed by 18 other states. lawyers for new jersey claim the law violates the 10th amendment. the new jersey lottery reminds players florida lottery tickets aren't child's play. the agency kicks off its campaign against youth gambling today. the campaign is meant to remind the public that lottery tickets are not appropriate christmas gifts for kids. in new jersey, you have to be 18 to purchase a ticket in the first place. the state also urges parents to set responsible play as an example for their children. popular among many and passed in the dead of night. senate, senator pat toomey is expected to defend the contentious tax overhaul passed by the senate this weekend and explain what will happen next. toomey was a contributor to one of the late changes to that. the senate voted to strike the
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amendment. toomey will explain what's next at the u.s. customs house at 11:00 a.m. if the legislation passes, it would bring the first overhaul of the u.s. tax code in 31 years. it would slash the corporate tax rate, offer more modest cuts for families and individuals, and eliminate several popular deductions. the bill also repeals the individual mandate, a key part of former president barack obama's health care law. plus, the tax credits that help low-income americans pay for insurance. republicans say they will have a bill on president trump's desk by the end of the year. vermont senator bernie sanders says the tax code is rigged in favor of the rich. he was in berks county yesterday looking for support against the republican tax plan. sanders spoke to a packed house inside the performing arts center in reading. he talked about what he calls a level of dishonesty coming from the white house. sanders says the tax reform bill could lead to losing jobs in pennsylvania. >> by the way, in a
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manufacturing state like pennsylvania, you should know that by lowering taxes for companies that invest abroad, it will make it easier for large corporations to shut down in america for our workers out on the streets and move to china, mexico, and elsewhere. >> yesterday's rally was the final stop of the protecting work force tour -- working families tour. officials inomersers county plan to meet with students to talk about a former teacher accused of having sex with a student. alicia ready met a 16-year-old student in a park in bucks county for sex. ready recently moved to baltimore to work at another school. that's where authorities arrested her on saturday. police say she gave a student her cell phone number, then added him on snapchat in december of last year. authorities in baltimore are holding her while she waits to be extradited to pennsylvania. for a second time in a week,
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a temple university student has died after a 911 call early saturday morning. police say they found business student james orlando of reading unresponsive in an off-campus apartment. the medical examiner is working to determine a cause of death. police don't suspect foul play. last monday a student was found unresponsive in paily library on campus. he died in the hospital. it bulletproof glass an ain'tsult or an important protective measure for restaurants? city council will hear a proposal that would force some restaurants to get rid of barriers. some think the barriers are an insult to well-meaning customers. many business owners, however, say that the barriers are needed for protection. today, there will be a siren test. officials will sound the sirens at 2:00 for about three minutes. this is only a test.
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the sirens will sound in parts of montgomery, chester, and berks counties. they're designed to alert people with an emergency alert system in the event of an emergency. 4:09. bill started off the morning saying foggy and frosty. >> yeah. yeah. visibility low in more than a few places. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley in the first alert forecast. the areas that don't have fog have some frost. the areas with fog have frost. and seeing areas of fog, thick fog to start with this morning. cold, too. definitely bundle up. skies becoming sunny, sunshine taking us into the 50s this afternoon. the clouds increase this evening. it will be dry this evening. wet weather will be with us tomorrow. this morning, though, it's fog. it is thick. zero visibility for reading, allentown, and doylestown. and these neighborhoods that are seeing light fog right now, bluebell, northeast philadelphia, wilmington,
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trenton, likely to see thicker fog before we start to see it ease probably during the late morning commute. we'll see those -- the visibilities will increase. right now, temperatures are decreasing. it's 25 degrees in the suburbs. 29 in delaware. 27 degrees in new jersey. cold start, yes. below freezing for cochranville, exton, 38 through west bradford township. elroy and bedminster in the 20s. bedminster down to 26 degrees. you definitely have to bundle up. skies are clear overhead. we will see plenty of sunshine once the fog is out. the temperatures will rebound into the 50s. a little above normal for this time of year. 54 in langs dale. fog this morning -- lansdale. fog out of here in doylestown. any fog developing in new jersey will clear during the morning hours, leaving us with sunshine and afternoon temperatures in the 50s today. fog developing right now in atlantic city at the airport.
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later on, 54 with sunshine. wilmington, smyrna, warming into the 50s today. the trend is for warmer weather tomorrow. look at that -- 62 degrees. it will come with wet weather that's going to come as a result of a cold front that's going to be dropping our temperatures significantly at the end of the week. low 40s on thursday. 30s on friday and saturday, cold enough for snow. that is a possibility. take a look at that with the ten day on 10 coming up in a few minutes. >> see you then. 4:11. let's look at the vine street expressway. >> jessica boyington has you covered. what are you seeinging? >> open in both directions now on the vine street expressway. and you see that in the cameras here just around 24th street to westbound to the schuylkill, no problems. here, eastbound toward 95, we're not seeing problems there either. now the 42 freeway in new jersey, good, too, especially moving toward philadelphia. both directions are good. more traffic in the morning at least for the morning commute is
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headed that direction northbound. five minutes now from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. speeds are still up into the high 50s. so we're not seeing any problems reported there. we'll end in new jersey, too. this is 295 around the black horse pike. both directions even through the work zone that we've been watching is good. northbound toward trenton. southbound toward the 42 freeway. going back or headed toward philly, no problems either. >> thank you. suspended from the opera. one of the most famous conductors in the world becomes the latest to face claims of sexual misconduct. the decades of allegations he's being accused of. all eyes on the sky. the oversight that had people looking up. plus this -- >> i think that it's just a metaphor for life, for our school, for our children, and for ourselves. >> playing with a purpose. how local musicians are using broken instruments to fix a problem. michael: i'm thankful that
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i'm alive and have a second chance. james: i'm thankful for the help and the opportunity that i received. darlene: i'm thankful to be able to help people in crisis. vanessa: i'm thankful that addiction is treatable, and that help is available. christie: new jersey is experiencing a heroin epidemic fueled by opioid painkillers. but if you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, i want you to know: we are here for you. this holiday season, choose help. call 844 reach nj or visit
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the wave of sexual assault allegations in media and entertainment now includes new york's metropolitan opera. >> the met suspended its longtime conductor james levine yesterday while it investigates reports of sexual misconduct. he's one of world's most famous conductors. at 74, he spent most of his years at the met. the allegations come from 2016 that he abused a teenage boy. he said it began at 1985 at a summer music festival and continued for years. "the new york times" says it's identified two other men who claim they had sexual encounters with levine beginning the summer of 1968 when they were teenagers at a music school in michigan. in a statement released on twitter, the metropolitan opera
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says it's deeply disturbed by reports of levine and their relationship with the conductor is suspended. levine will not be involved in any met activities including conducting scheduled performances at the met this season. pse&gf is looking for the cause of a power outage that briefly stopped a garth brooks concert in new jersey last night. the outage left thousands of fans in the dark. some of them posting photos of the darkened arena. the lights went out as the show was getting underway. officials restored power a short time later, and the show went on. trending this morning, new video shows canadian firefighters rescuing a pet dog that ran out on to a frozen lake and fell through the ice. it happened in the saskatchewan providence. a member of the fire department posted about the video on facebook. so far people have viewed it more than 112,000 times. >> wow. hundreds of new jersey state troopers and police officers are
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back home after helping hurricane victims in puerto rico. the officers returned to newark over the weekend after a two-month stay on the island. >> it's nice to see law enforcement in a humanitarian effort at a time when i think -- i think the nation leads the city in that way. >> the police superintendents and officers know firsthand how hard it is to rebuild after a natural disaster through their own experience with superstorm sandy. and sky gazers were treated to this beautiful showcase overnight. how about that? >> clear skies made for great viewings of the supermoon last night. here's time lapse as it current by one of the tower cams. it was spectacular. this is a picture of the moon over pittsburgh last night. we would love to see your pictures. did you take any pictures? you could see it pretty good even as early as 5:00 yesterday. send us your pictures at or tweet us. the handles are on the bottom of
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the screen. >> pretty impressive. >> my, nice and bright. especially when skies are so clear. a clear view of the clearing yesterday evening. this morning, people looking at really thick fog. that will obscure any view of the moon. right behind it, as you see, a nice, clear view. no fog in delaware. not seeing fog in wilmington either. the thick fog, though, from the lehigh valley, the suburbs, may be spreading into the wilmington area this morning. the temperatures are still falling. a live view from frawley stadium. the temperatures, below freezing for the lehigh valley, the suburbs, just dropped to 33 in philadelphia, 20s in south jersey. look at delaware. 29 degrees. a cold start, yes. watch out for fog and some areas of frost, too. marsha marshallton down to 30. 30 in wilmington. the south, warmer, rehoboth beach. inland you'll find 20s and low 30s. you definitely have to bundle up. clear over the fog. allowing temperatures to cool
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down this morning along with some nice, dry air. there are changes on the way. the cloud cover and wet weather moving into the midwest. that rain will be with us tomorrow. look behind it -- those are snow showers, much colder air is on the way. that's going to give us a chance of some snow showers at the end of the workweek. from a different system --not the one that's to the west. hour-by-hour forecast shows we're mainly clear. once the fog clears, we'll see lots of sunshine. the clouds start to increase this evening. we'll start the day tomorrow with some clouds and a chance of showers in the morning. really a better chance of some steadier rain and possibly downpours, too, coming through in the late afternoon and into the evening hours. the cold front on the way. that's 11:30 tomorrow night. once this clears, the cold air will be settling in. you'll feel the difference.
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going to be wintry at the end of the week. 54 today. lots of sunshine this afternoon. 60s tomorrow, believe it or not, in spite of the clouds and rain. the rain especially likely in the afternoon and evening hours. 62 degrees the high temperature. then the temperatures will be falling on wednesday. by thursday, afternoon temperatures in the low 40s and chillier on friday. clouds around on friday. a chance we could see snow showers. light snow showers, possibly flurries into saturday. come stand, just plain old cold. 37 degrees on sunday. 30s for monday, tuesday, and even colder next wednesday. 24 in the morning, and just 34 in the afternoon. not so bad the next couple of days. after that, you're going to have to bundle up. >> thank you, bill. 4:20. we'll look at 95 for the ride to work. >> first alert traffic reporter, jessica boyington, what are you seeing on 95? >> nothing actually. 95 looks good so far around cottman avenue. on the southbound side, police
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want to look at the drive time between woodhaven and the vine street expressway. a 12, 13-minute trip. everything moving nicely headed toward the center city area. watching 95 through delaware. so there the drive times are good, too. both directions north and south, maybe 11 minutes at the most from 295 to 495. speeds still into the 60s there, too. and i'll end here in new jersey, this is the garden state parkway. this is actually moving through the cape may open it. maybe a little -- cape may toll plaza. maybe a little fog, but not a huge problem moving through new jersey and the shore. you'll be good. >> thank you. youth football teams from philadelphia are doing the region proud at the pop warner super bowl tournament in orlando. three of four teams representing the city advanced with first-round victories over the weekend. the varsity northwest raiders, the junior varsity north philly aztecs, and pee wee north
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raiders will play semifinal games on wednesday. good luck to them. we'll keep you post. >> let us know how it goes. a game changer. the major deal that could impact your health care. explosive mistakes. a stadium is still standing after an implosion goes wrong. the reason officials say all they can do now is just wait. and targeting toys. the grinches one lawmaker says are costing you money. michael: i'm thankful that
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i'm alive and have a second chance. james: i'm thankful for the help and the opportunity that i received. darlene: i'm thankful to be able to help people in crisis. vanessa: i'm thankful that addiction is treatable, and that help is available. christie: new jersey is experiencing a heroin epidemic fueled by opioid painkillers. but if you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, i want you to know: we are here for you. this holiday season, choose help. call 844 reach nj or visit the drug store chain cvs is buying insurance company aetna. it will enable cvs to be a place
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where patients can get blood drawn, see a nurse, and get prescriptions. right now the deal's impact on prescription drug prices is uncertain. 4:25. today president trump is expected to announce plans that could result in big pieces of federal land losing their protected status. the president will be in utah to discuss cutting the size two of monuments. the administration is expected to shrink two national monuments. this comes just month after president trump ordered a -- just months after president trump ordered a review of 27 national monuments approved over the past two decades. the president has some support in southern utah. >> it's about control and overreach of the federal government. we want that access to remain open and be people be able to enjoy the scenery and area like they do now. >> democrats and environmentalists accuse president trump of engaging in a secret process into helping industry groups that have
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donated to republican campaigns. and the former home of the detroit lions still stands despite an attempt to bring it down. did you see this -- workers yesterday tried to implied the pontiac superdome. it was less than dramatic. the explosion failed. an executive with the demolition company said explosives set in key spots around the stadium's upper levels didn't detonate, clearly, because of a wiring issue. a bad bet. why the eagles' loss is hitting especially hard for two fans. and what the birds are saying they'll do to get back on the winning track. it's a cold start morning. frost on the river rink this morning. a cold start and some fog, too. thick fog is forming right now. going to be around for a while. we've got the first alert forecast coming up. 33 degrees at 4:26.
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it jessica boyington is in the first alert traffic center. good morning. watching light fog in pennsauken. watching on route 73 and 130. not a lot of cars out the door there even with some fog. shouldn't be too much of a problem. updates coming up.
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defeat in seattle. why the loss is hitting two fans especially hard and how the birds plan to bounce back. ready for riders. a renovated u.s. open station is opening tfrs doors -- event straighted station is opening its doors. and a clouding cloud of suspicion over the white house and how the president is fighting back.
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a lot to get to. we're bleary eyed. good morning, this is "nbc10 news today" first look at 4, i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. you already tweeted out this morning, foggy and frosty in places, right? let's get more details from meteorologist bill henley with the first alert neighborhood forecast. the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. bill? >> here's one place that has both of those. it's cold and definitely foggy. you look at the dense fog in easton this morning, the fog is spreading as the temperatures cool down with clear skies this morning. clear over the fog. with reading and allentown getting zero visibility and decreasing visibility in doylestown, we're likely to see more fog as the morning goes on. down to two miles in wilmington and northeast philadelphia. some spots of light fog right now in south jersey. those likely will thicken up in some neighborhoods to start with. temperatures have plunged overnight. 30 at the lehigh valley. where it is clear, even


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