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a win that feels like a loss. the birds clinch the playoff division. right now they're without carson wentz after a serious knee injury. everyone wants to know how serious. wentz walked off the field but was later spotted on a golf cart
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as the team headed home to philadelphia. nick foles' second act. he was for a time the young quarterback everybody was watching. now the backup is tasked with leading the birds while they wait on wentz. talk about pressure. just a little bit. >> we're holding our breath for the results of the exam. good morning, this is "nbc10 news today" first look at 4. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm via sikahema. let's get to meteorologist krystal klei with the first alert neighborhood forecast, the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. >> good morning, everyone. monday morning, getting ready to head back to work. we have snow that fell over the weekend. there's a few things you need to watch for this morning. one of whiching with still a -- one of which being still a few flakes falling. we've got spotty, light snow showers that have been moving across the area. they're not going to last long. light flakes with -- flakes
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falling in chester county, south jersey. particularly watching a band that sliced through philly say an hour and a half, two hours ago. i was driving in it. it wasn't heavy. you're okay if you're getting out early, but flakes will fall to vineland and into sussex county over delaware. this will be out of here soon enough. there may be a rain/snow mix. 34 in philly. we won't get much higher, 39 at noon. still feeling around freezing. we'll talk more about the conditions and how cold they get in the days to come in a bit. right now to traffic with jessica boyington. good morning. the vine street expressway, the vine and 8th, i'm watching here. here is westbound toward 95. westbound toward the schuylkill. so far, so good. no problems there. watch for this at springmill and woodmo woodmont. watching construction in port
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the ramp to the betsy ross bridge area. heading that direction, you might see a slowdown, but 95 looks good in both directions. to leave the game. walked off on his own power. now everyone is asking how seriously hurt is he. well, we know this much -- his left knee is seriously hurt. >> the quarterback is back in philadelphia right now. he's expected to have an mri later on today. nbc10's pamela osborne is live at the linc with reaction to what could be -- could be a major blow to the keep's dream season. pam? >> reporter: the injury likely means that when the birds take the field again against the giants on sunday, it will be without carson wentz. there are a couple of different scenarios here. experts say wentz could have suffered a sprain. in that case, doctors say wentz
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would need time off the field to rest that knee, and he would need physical therapy. the biggest concern right now is that wentz could have torn his acl. that would be the worst case scenario. it will take an mri to confirm that. and that won't take place until later today. what you're looking at is the moment of impact when wentz sustained the injury. late third quarter, fans were devastated that wentz, who led the team to 11 wins this season was hurt. there was a silence at xfinity live as he made his way off the field last night. for most of us, a torn acl isn't the end of the world. for wentz, this could be a sidelining injury that would keep him off the field for months. we found a knee specialist to give more perspective. listen to what he had to say about the importance of the acl for an athlete like carson wentz. >> you can function without the acl. however, because what it does in stabilizing, it helps you to do quick lateral movements such as pivoting. for an elite-level athlete, that's what they need to protect
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themselves inside general and to move around the field in an effective manner. >> reporter: dr. michael yang is not wentz's doctor, but he is a knee specialist. he said it could take from three is to six months to recover from surgery if he did, in fact, tear his acl. coming up, how fans are reacting to this devastating news, as well. reporting live outside the linc, pamela osborne, nbc10 news. >> see you soon. thanks. the longtime radio voice of the eagles' merrill reece twiced, "an incredible win. dramatic and memorable, but at a price is that absolutely devastating." the reference to carson wentz's injury. and doug peterson is looking ahead. >> if he can't go, obviously got a lot of confidence in nick. you know, i office staff when we draft -- i was on staff when we drafted him. liked him. he's played a ton of games. he's a proven winner in the league. got a lot of confidence in nick as does he in our offense and
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what we're doing. we move forward. >> peterson says his players have "all the confidence in the wor world" in nick foles as quarterback. as for foles, he entered the game in los angeles in the third quarter. he took control of the eagles' offense and did not waver. the six-year veteran led the birds down the field. helping them retake the lead with the late field goal before eating up a lot of clock. foles' biggest play was this pass to wide receiver nelson aguil aguilar. that pretty much sealed the game. huge third down, and a final, desperate play by the rams blew up in their faces with the eagles scoring with no time left on the clock. walking in with the touchdown. after the game, foles talked about how he's ready to step up when his name is called. >> i'm absolutely ready. that's why i'm here. i'm ready to go. prepare every day. work every day. so i'm ready to go if need be. means a lot to the team. means a lot to me.
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i'm excited. emotional, guy you work with every day, you think the world of. i said earlier, i think he's mvp. it's not easy, but i know the here. as soon as we get his official diagnosis, we will alert you on air and on line. another step in philadelphia's quest to land amazon's second headquarters, and it could involve you. a city council committee will hear testimony on a new resolution that would allow public hearings on the bid. philadelphia has been promoting itself ever since the announcement that amazon wanted to build a second headquarters and employ about 50,000 people. the resolution would let neighbors chime in on the bid and voice their opinions. amazon is expected to make its choice next year. crossing all the ts, dotting the
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is. days before a special election, president trump is going all in, throwing support behind controversial senate candidate roy moore. >> hear what he is telling supporters and how moore is addressing his accusers. also, a helping hand. an elite runner almost didn't make it to the finish line of this marathon. ahead, how she got some last-minute support from a total stranger and a competitor. new at 5:00 a.m., police officers in one delaware county community carrying on a little girl's tradition of making sure all kids have something under the tree.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington here. 78 and cameras at lehigh. everything looks good in both directions. no problems westbound or eastbound. slippery spots, but for the most
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part the majors look great. the p.a. turnpike is good, too. look at these drive times. 22 minutes in both directions now. and then we have speeds into the 60s on the west and eastbound side from route 1 to valley forge. not seeing any problems on the turnpike. a crash in lower merion at springmill around woodmont. i'll check in with the schuylkill expressway and any areas with construction when i come back in about ten m. let's look at temperatures for today. heading back to work on our monday, we are looking at yet another chilly day ahead of us. with numbers that are above freezing in the afternoon. actually we're already above freezing in spots like philadelphia. 34 degrees right now. still feels cold, though, and we even had a few flakes that fell early this morning. the time now is 4:41. we'll be around 36 degrees at 10:00 a.m. 39 degrees at noon. and then as we get into the afternoon hours, i think we'll make it to the low 40s want won't necessarily cap at 40. we could see areas at 41, 42. we're not going to get much
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higher than that today. the feels-like temperatures because of a light wind will feel more like mid to upper 30s into the afternoon hours. it's going to feel cold. very similar to what we felt yesterday. the winds won't be terribly strong. and as you see from the icons, we'll have the sunshine breaking through later in the day. it's going to be a nice day. still chilly, though, throughout. 32 where we are in new jersey currently. about 38 the temperature at your lunchtime. also in the low 40s later in the day. feels-like temperatures mostly in the upper 30s to near 40. delaware, 34. winds at six miles per hour. enough to make it feel near freezing. snag the sunglasses later in the day. that's when the sun breaks through. even though we have clouds to start, i expect we'll see sunshine later mixing with clouds. check it out. yesterday, high of 40. today, forecasting a high officially of 41. by tuesday, up to 46. right near average for this time of year. it gets bitterly cold starting wednesday. lasting into thursday.
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we'll talk about what else impacts us with the cold conditions coming up in a bit. tomorrow, voters across alabama will head to the polls in an election that has the nation watching. next, what roy moore is saying about the allegations against him. and president trump picks up the phone in support. also, when mom and dad step in, up next, new information about what parents are doing to help grown-up kids handle tough financial times.
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♪weee! today's the day! wahoo! there's the second-most famous groundhog in pennsylvania. phew, am i late?! nah, just in time.
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nice. holiday scratch-offs from the pennsylvania lottery. aww. things just got very merry. keep on scratchin'! today, former donald trump campaign manager paul manafort is scheduled to appear before a federal judge in the russia election investigation. he and rick gates are supposed to appear after their indictment. the special council, robert mueller, obtained thousands of documents and got information from laptops and phones in the ongoing investigation involving the two. both pleaded not guilty to money laundering and foreign lobbying charges.
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and tomorrow is decision day in alabama as voters decide whether to elect republican roy moore to the senate despite accusations of sexual assault. >> nbc10 national reporter tracie potts reports this fight may extend past the ballot box. i've stood for moral values -- >> reporter: on "the voice of alabama politics," roy moore flatly denies ever dating underage girls or even knowing his accusers. >> these allegations are completely false. i did not date underage women. i did not molest anyone. >> reporter: with help from president trump -- >> i need alabama to go vote for roy moore. it is so important. >> reporter: moore could win tomorrow's senate elections. he's ahead in the latest polls. >> if he wins we have to seat him. there will immediately be an ethics investigation. >> reporter: most senate republicans believe moore's accusers. >> we got to the 14-year-old's story. that was enough for me. >> we don't need to have him here. >> reporter: if he's elected,
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should the senate reject moore if alabama voters send him to washington fully aware of the accusations against him? >> we have a very tough decision to make about whether it's our role as senators to overturn the will of the people. >> the people of alabama deserve a senator whose character and integrity and voracity won't be in question day one in the united states senate. >> reporter: the month-long political drama may not end at the ballot box tomorrow. if the democrat doug jones wins tomorrow, democrats here will pick up one seat in the senate right as republicans already face a tight margin to try to get a budget passed and avoid a government shutdown in two weeks. tracie potts, nbc10 news, washington. u.n. ambassador nikki haley says the women who have accused president trump and anybody else in power of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard out and properly addressed. >> i think any woman who has
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felt violated or mistreated in any way, they have every right to speak up. i know that he was elected. but you know, women should always feel comfortable coming forward. we should all be willing to listen to them. >> the white house has insisted the women who have accused president trump were lying and that the voters rejected their accusations when they elected him. in an exclusive interview, " "megyn kelly today" will speak with three women who accused him of sexual misconduct. it will be the first time they share their stories on television. 12 minutes before 5:00 a.m. parents are being generous with money to help their grown children. that's according to a new study. 75% are helping their adult children with their finances, according to a new study by creditcards do creditcards.com. the money most often goes to cell phone bills, rent, and utilities. 70% say they're helping to relieve their children's debt. a dramatic finish to a marathon that's both joyful, a little painful to watch at the same time.
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take a look. for about the last mile of the dallas marathon, chandler self struggled to stay on her feet. just when she didn't think she could will her legs to carry her over a finish line, a high school relay runner nell in step beside her. each time self faltered, the teenager game her encouragement and helped her stay on her feet. at the end, self won the elite women division because of a last push from the high schooler. >> come on! you've got it! she was so encouraging. i knew she was right. and i wanted it so bad. >> i picked her up like, all right, let's do this. as soon as we got to the finish line, i pushed her in front of me so she could crass the tape before i did -- cross the tape before i did, and she did it. >> what a selfless act there from that high schooler. self immediately went from the finish line to the medical tent for treatment. she didn't stay long, though. a few minutes later, she returned to receive her winner's
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medal. you know what a rubik's cube looks like. a small square, colorful. >> yeah. if you spent any time in the '80s as i did, you know all about the rubik's cube. take a look at this giant one here. a new tourist attraction in australia. the cube is a functioning building, and the brainchild of winemaker chester osborne. it's five-stories high in osborne's vineyard. it's made of steel and concrete and enclosed in glass. it features man rammic views and a -- panoramic views and a restaurant and wall-to-wall artwork. how about that? >> hopefully people see it as fun. two people liken me to willy wonka or the mad hatter or whatever. it's just another place to take people that is challenging and fun. >> wearing the colors of the rubik's cube. it took 13 years to build. i'm confused, do the rooms turn,
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pivot and move around? >> on a winery? >> like a puzzle. >> i'm not playing with that. i don't want to play with the little ones. >> i think eventually how long you spend, the rooms start to -- >> right. >> yeah. >> keep you real busy. guys, let's talk about the forecast. if you were driving early this morning, which all of us were, a few flakes out there. not a lot of snow to be had in today's forecast. chances continue the next few days. let's track it through the day first, and then the rest of the week. temperatures feeling near freezing, harmony hills, marshallton, tallyville, 333, 4 degrees. farther south, the same deal. feeling like 34. feels colder in bay vista. 25. 30 in bay road green. the current feels-like temperatures. through philly, 33 parkside, 29 at the airport. 34 in fox chase. these numbers may fall a degree or two more. i don't expect for winds to be terribly strong today.
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in fact, today we are looking at after the few light snow showers pass, sunshine, similar to yesterday. here's radar and satellite. we do still have some of the flakes falling. i think the white returns may not make it to the ground, or it might be a brief flurry. the line of light purple that's slicing through atlantic county as well as cumberland county to ocean county, this is light snow that's been passing through. this has made a beeline through the region the last couple of hours. we go wider. there's nothing left that's going to make it to us. we'll see the clouds thin. sunshine as we get later in the day. the hour-by-hour model, through 6:00 a.m., a rain/snow mix possible over south jersey. pretty much everything is out by 8:00 a.m., i think it will be out of there by 7:00 a.m. the model keeps it clear in the afternoon hours. i expect scattered clouds, but otherwise, no big concerns the rest of the day. aside from the fact that it is
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still going to be cold. if you want to peek at the numbers, you can do that neighborhood by neighborhood at the bottom of the screen. we'll go through the three-day outlook. 41 in philadelphia for the high. 46 for tomorrow. and the morning hours, we may see a rain/snow mix. wednesday, there it is, big cooldown. temperature of just 30 degrees on your wednesday. in the suburbs, 39 wednesday, 44 thursday. in the lehigh valley, a few flakes falling in the morning hours. down to 29 for the high on your wednesday morning. really feeling the cooldown. tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., there's what you see -- the rain-to-snow mix. a few flakes could mix in further south. this is not a lot of rain or snow tomorrow. pretty much scattered even into the afternoon hours at best. not talking accumulation. just a little bit of annoyance tomorrow. we'll talk about the big drop in temperatures coming up.
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>> we'll brace ourselves for wednesday. thank you. let's give a helping hand to our commuters in south jersey this morning. >> that's right. jessica boyington keeping an eye on the roads for us. jess? yeah, pennsauken, looking good. it's still dark, so it's difficult to see the roads in areas. you can definitely see that it's empty and looks good now. dry on the minimum wage -- the makers. watch for a crash at spring mont. and construction off the 95 northbound side off the betsy ross off ramp. seeing that. as you see over here, here is where the betsy ross bridge is. you see the northbound side, not seeing delays or anything like that approaching the schuylkill expressway. the schuylkill is open in both directions. sometimes around 30th we have construction and closures, but not right now. everything's good. a 13-minute drive to the vine with speeds into the 60s. vai and rosemary, back to you.
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♪ where is this guy? we'll tell you in a minute. just what we need on a day like today. next, hear from the man behind this eagles' themed christmas lights show and who he says deserves all the credit.
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a group of new jersey landscapers says a town's ban on leaf blowers is costly and discriminatory, and soon they'll have a chance to prove it in court. the new jersey landscape contractors association has filed a lawsuit against maplewood over the ban. leaders passed it in april. it keeps commercial landscapers from using gas-powered leaf blowers in the summer months. before that some residents complained that a less restrictive rule wasn't being enforced. in south jersey, a deptford man said he rolled up everything he loves into a light show in his front yard. take a look at this.
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♪ not bad. dan uzacky calls it the deptford dazzling lights display. the tribute to the cease only part of the -- to the eagles is only part of the lights show. he says there's a great electrician to thank along with his wife. >> my wife is ever so supportive of such a crazy christmas addiction, and i love her. we're excited. it's a bunch of things i love all wrapped up into one. family, christmas, sports, and to have everybody here and excited. >> and if you want to take in the show, you'll want to -- you may need to plan extra time. the entire show lasted about 18 minutes. when i first saw it, i don't know -- would his wife let him do that? good for his wife for being on board. >> yes. here's the thing -- with the decorative lights and ongoing lights all the time, neighbors
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may be testy -- but if you're promoting the eagles, i don't think you have any neighbors complaining. >> draw the blinds. >> the neighbors know better than that. now to more of the stories we're following at 5:00 a.m. -- >> costly win. the eagles pump their ticket to the playoffs, but it could be without their leader. what's next for quarterback carson wentz after his on-field knee injury? snowy start. your workweek kicking off with flurries. how long the snow is sticking around and the danger for morning commuters. the danger you can't see. new statistics this morning about potentially deadly hazards surrounding something found in every home. a snowy start to the workweek. take a look. we caught flakes flying in south philadelphia an hour ago. they were flying as we were driving in this morning. good morning, this is "nbc10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm via sikahema. let's start with meteorologist krystal klei and the most
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accurate neighborhood weather forecast accurate. we got flakes today, but not as much, right? >> exactly right. just a few light snow showers that have been passing through early this morning. drier conditions now. a few flakes falling in northern new castle county, chester, de l co. and the shore neighborhoods -- it's report iing on radar as sn, it's too warm. this may be a rain/snow mix, slush. it's not accumulating because there's not much falling. when it was falling on my wi windshield, it was so teensy, i wasn't sure -- are my eyes tricking me? it's light at best. you're not going to worry about it. the bigger worry is look at the temperatures. most of them are near freezing which means that your concrete, some of the side roads may be cold enough to support a little black ice this morning. drive

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