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dann? >> good afternoon, guys. contrary to what federal officials are advising, texas governor rick perry took a hard-line stance again ebola. except for aide workers calling for ban on air travel from the hardest hit countries. >> air travel is how this disease crosses borders and certainly how it do the to texas. >> he says mistakes were made after ebola was in the state, reporting to the air travel of the dallas nurse, amber vincent. from the c.d.c. to the hospital, it was indefensible she through from ohio to dallas after she had a low-grade fever. >> based on recent and ongoing developments i believe it is the right policy to ban air travel from countries that have been hit hardest by the ebola outbreak. >> meanwhile, a carnival
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cruiseship worker has been forced back to texas after being denied permission to dock in cozumel, mexico. placed in isolation after contacted by the c.d.c. officials. and the texas health officials ordered any person entering the room of thomas duncan not to travel by public transport including plains, ships, trains or buses, or visiting groceries or theaters for 21 days until the danger of developing ebola passes. and the nurse who arrived last night at the national institutes of health in maryland, doctors say she is fatigued but in good spirits. >> i cannot tell you at this particular time why we said fair because of patient confidentiality but she is resting comfortable. >> the travel ban protected the health care workers covering more than 70 people providing care to thomas duncan, the first
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person to test positive for ebola who later died at texas health presbyterian. >> thank you for that. as mentioned before, the president tapped a new man to lead the government's response to ebola. health reporter and registered nurse, ali gorman has more on that as she continues our coverage from the c.d.c. in atlanta. >> the c.d.c. faced criticism about its response to ebola capeses -- cases in the united states. president obama appointed one person outside of this agency to now lead the response. ron klain appointed to be the u.s. ebola czar to lead the nation's response to ebola and present more cases to the deadly virus in the united states. he doesn't have a health care background but has extensive experience with the federal government. he served as chief of staff to vice-president joe biden and
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said to be an effective coordinator, which is what the president says is needed. >> just for that after the initial surge of activity, we can have a more regular process just to make sure that we're crossing all the t's and dotting all of the i's going forward. >> my sole concern is to protect americans. >> the head of the c.d.c. faced tough questions on capitol hill about how two nurses were affected caring for duncan, the first person to die of ebola in the u.s. officials the texas health presbyterian said the nurses were protected by c.d.c. protocol but no training on ebola. >> no one ever spoke to me about ebola. i never witnessed any other discussions going on among my colleagues about, you know, what to look for, how to be prepared.
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there were no classes offered. >> and that will be a top priority for the ebola czar to make sure that health care workers who are taking care of the ebola patients are properly trained and protected. reporting from atlanta, ali gorman, channel 6 "action news." meanwhile, we learned three people from pennsylvania were onboard that flight from cleveland to dallas with a nurse who since tested positive for ebola. governor tom corbett says those three people have been under observation in texas and have not been back home yet. none of them are showing any symptoms and they are not, repeat not under quarantine. philadelphia leaders laid out their plans for an ebola response today, including building an isolation chamber at the hospital at the university of pennsylvania for health care workers returning from africa. david henry will have more on that coming up in a live report when we continue our coverage at 4:30 this evening. we know people have a lot of questions about ebola, so we
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have a special facebook chat going on right now. dr. judith o'neill there, taking your questions for the next hour. she is the director of infectious diseases at penn p s pris -- presbyterian hospital. ask her your question. a special section of our website with coverage of the ebola story., a list of myths versus facts about the disease to help you steer clear of myth and misinformation. and information on how ebola spreads. and again, more at breaking news regarding the taj mahal casino. they voided the union contract, giving the taj mahal relief from costly pension and health care obligations, and raises the chances of the casino staying
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open. the parent hospital, trump entertainment forced to close for good if it was forced to honor the agreement. and a check of the accuweather forecast. >> a beautiful day out there. adam joseph outside now, a chance to taking a walk with the family this morning and it is kind of warm out there. >> beautiful. a little above normal for this time of year. wouldn't you know it, the change arrivals -- arrives over the weekend. the normal 66 this time of year. 74 in washington and 60s from buffalo to pittsburgh. a few clouds, north and west, and a great day to be at the jersey shore or delaware beaches. if you are stepping out, 7:00, 67 degrees. 8:00, 64. and only dropping to 61 at 10:00
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tonight with a lot of stars and the lack of clouds. but that change is starting to push into the northern part of the great lakes now. international falls 46. and super st. -- sault ste. marie 50. and the unsettled weather coming up in the seven-day forecast. two people dead and a third man badly hurt after the head-on collision in newark, delaware. and you can see the force of the crash, what it did to both of the vehicles. shane colby and another were trapped in the wreckage for hours and died at the scene. both were 21 years old. a 48-year-old man from the second car went to the hospital in serious condition. state police are still trying to figure out what happened. it started with reports of someone hitting parked cars in norristown and ended with a wild chase and shooting involving police and a tractor-trailer.
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john rawlins live at the norristown police station with more on what investigators are saying about this chaotic chain of events. john? >> this happened around 11:00 last night as the driver of the 18-wheeler was shot in the arm by police. he is identified as a 46-year-old man from north jersey. and we are told at this point he has had at least one prior run-in with the law. following a chase, armed officers had the big rig and its driver stopped near main street. >> the operator raised his hand as if he was going to surrender but puts his hand back on the steer wheel and drives the vehicle forward. at that point one. officers fires three shots. >> the shots strike the windshield. one hits the driver in the arm. the incident about a half mile away at swede and the truck driver backed into one parked car and neighbor, thomas, one who talked to the driver. >> told the guy get the
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insurance, stop blocking traffic. >> and he crunched a second car, this black sedan. >> we told him to stop again and he floored it and popped the car in the air and busted out the back window. >> the window is gone? >> the whole back window. and he takes off. no stop sign or red lights, keeps going. >> they chased him down the street until he turned right on lafayette. facing a deadend he drove over and crushed this guard rail, finally stopping at main and marquette. and shaking her head, the sedan belonging and >> and that car and my daughter's car was hit and now this car. >> not a good place from cars. >> i am ready to move from here. it's the truth. >> and again, a driver in this incident, a 46-year-old man from
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north jersey who was shot in the arm remains in the hospital. it is suspected he will survive his wounds and charged in this case. john rawlins, channel 6 news." >> thank you. and still ahead, the latest on a fight brewing between the google, apple and f.b.i. plus, an embarrassing situation for the white house and trouble for the vice-president. why joe biden's son was just kicked out of the navy. and right now we are hosting official web chat in honor of national breast cancer awareness month. experts from abington hospital here until 6:00 to answer your questions. go to to join in. and tomorrow morning, the making strides against breast cancer walk. ceremonies start at 7:30 a.m. the walk begins at 8:30 a.m. and i will be there as well. ♪
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>> at the big board, a big development making for an embarrassing headline for vice-president joe biden. just revealed his youngest son, hunter, tested positive for cocaine last year and was discharged from the navy in february. hunter joined the navy reserved at 43, this is his second run-in with drugs. he had to get a waiver from the navy because of a prior incident as a young man. hunter released a statement overnight saying it was the honor of my life to serve in the u.s. navy and i deeply regret and an i am -- embarrassed it led to my discharge. i regret the decision and with the help and love of my family moving forward. and hunter now a managing partner in an investment company and the vice-president has not commented on his son's discharge from the navy. >> thank you. new scuffles in hong kong after the police cleared
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protesters rally are for weeks. moving in to clear tents, can y canopies and barricades. and the students and pro-democracy activist there is for weeks demanding open elections. business now, a happy friday on wall street. the dow jumped 263 points to close out a roller coaster of a week. the nasdaq up 41 today, the s&p also up 24 points. the director of the f.b.i. unhappy with new data security features from apple and google. he says the new inscription so strong it could actually help criminals by hindering investigations. he says he is only speaking for the f.b.i. and not other organizations like n.s.a. and homeland security. tech companies say it is clear people want their data secured. google release add statement
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sake they will still turn over data to law enforcement as long as the law enforcement has a proper warrant. finally made it to friday. how about we check out the roads right now. >> hoping happy friday there as well. autumn in the traffic center. >> we will take a look at malvern at 29, the southbound lanes. we had a crash take place involving two vehicles. you can see them clearing debris off the roadway. we do have police, fire and ambulance on the scene. we see a couple of children get out of the vehicle, too. they all seem to be ok, but are over to the side. and one of the ambulances trying to move away. and this is one of the larger afternoon communities and expect that major in the afternoon. the speeds are dropping, the schuylkill giving us problems. people wanting to enjoy the weather, big delays westbound
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from belmont to the conshohocken curve almost taking 40 minutes now. the eastbound delays slow from the blue route down to the vine. this weekend we have fairmount park's weekend activities and closures between the bridge and the oval. saturday and sunday, 6:00 a.m., a lot of 5k's, use the schuylkill expressway as the alternate. back to you. >> thank you. a new trend among criminals that has realtors in our area on edge. "action news" anchor monica malpass in the news room with the story. hi monica. >> hi, shirleen. posing as perspective buyers going into the houses listed for sale on the market. and the crime surfaced already in delaware county. at 5:00, telling you what they are stealing when inside these homes and how local authorities are taking action. plus, new details about a road rage incident involving a school bus full of children. an update coming up at 5:00 live for you on "action news." we'll see you then.
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>> thank you, monica, see you soon. up next, adam back with the weekend call from accuweather. plus, he lost his job and even accused of beating his ex-girlfriend. the case of cyber stalkin
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>> a new park opened today where the old curtis paper mill stood in newark, delaware. the ribbon cutting, they cut paper produced at that mill. there was also a plaza area marking the site of the original smokestack. it has walking trails that connect to other nearby parks and the res -- reservoir. and a hurricane about to make news. >> the hurricane gonzolo did to
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go past bermuda, and the eye is almost as wide as bermuda, which is 22 miles. winds sustained 115 miles an hour and you see the sides of the storm swallowing the tiny i would have bermuda. this is hamilton, the capital. the last storm to hit bermuda of this size was 11 years ago, fabian in 2003. up see the picture live of the palm trees basically bent to one side. ment -- the leaves in this direction with the winds gusting to 63 there with a temperature of 75. and the matching tropical dewpoint of 75 degrees. the hurricane will pass right by the island, if not go over the top of it with winds at 115 miles per hour as it is raising to the north and east. it will pass by bermuda friday
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around 8:00 p.m. with thes sustained winds at a category three. and we will watch this as it slides by over the next few hours for bermuda. back at home quiet, 72 in philadelphia, 70 in millville. upper 60s right now at the shore. early-morning clouds quickly he says scraped to the north and east, just a few cumulus clouds north and west. and grasping the sunshine. high school football, the game of the week it will be clear, neat a sweatshirt. the remainder the overnight, 57 in philadelphia, 58 cape may, 53 millville and quiet and clear and also above normal for this time of year. that will change over the weekend. saturday, temperatures sliding a little below normal but pleasant at 65 degrees. and take a look at sunday afternoon.
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by about 4:00, 4:30 highs only in the 50s as a potent cold front blasts through saturday afternoon. looking at the 4day at four forecast, winds of change arrive tomorrow afternoon. 68 degrees. a little more in the way of clouds with the front in the afternoon, then windy, chilly on sunday, only 56. feeling cooler with the wind. and high clouds monday, 60 and cloudy with on-and-off shores tuesday at 65 degrees. get used to the showers, showing you how long they last in the 7-day. and watching the hurricane, thank you. and sugarhouse casino upped the stakes on the gambling seen in philadelphia. the very first poker tables arrive at the casino in fishtown this morning. 24 state-of-the-art tables unloaded and i expected by officials from the pennsylvania gaming board. the action cam with a first look inside of a temporary poker room that opens early next month. and we are doubling down on "the buzz" today. >> yes, the philadelphia film
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festival kicked off, a big red carpet affairs. walking it an 11-year-old from south philadelphia taking a lead role in a film that premiered
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it is time for "the buzz." hey, how would you like to go to taylor swift's house. she makes you homemade chocolate chip cookies and you get to cuddle with her cat. releasing this behind-the-scenes video of her secret sessions to celebrate the launch of her album, inviting 89 fans to each of her homes in new york city, los angeles, nashville, rhode island and london and surprised them by putting on a secret concert for them, yes. and even baking for them. how cool is that? she is just a really awesome girl. the philadelphia film festival celebrated the opening night with a red carpet premier,
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mo' naie davis on hand. opening as a guest for the film "st. vincent" and they once played on the same little team called the monarchs. the 11-year-old star on the rise tells me he is honored to premier the first feature film in philly. >> she is a great pitcher and it is excited to see her and the other people as well. >> how exciting for them to see him again in his first feature film. the 23rd philadelphia film festival runs through october 26. and jaden, again 11 years old. he is from south philadelphia, now lives in l.a. this is his first film and he is already shooting three more that will come out next year. >> what was in the water in their neighborhood? two little rock stars. >> he says when it comes to
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pitching he couldn't touch her. she tried to give him tips. >> he has his own talent. >> thank you. still to come in the next half-hour of "action news," a california college student dies from meningitis and may have put hundreds of people at risk. we have the latest. a young man who is mentally challenged serves up good meals with a smile every day to seniors in south jersey. lisa thomas laury shares his
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"action news" continues with adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, shirleen allicot and brian taff. it is 4:30 and "action news" continues with a woman who went to great lengths to destroy her ex-boyfriend. she wasn't happy with their break-up and she really let him know about it. plus, he is a new jersey principal with a purpose and a thing for rap. yes, hear his message that is both positive and entertaining. and she is inspiring kids in wheelchair. a high schooler crowned homecoming queen. beginning with the announcement of a trusted white house advisor put in charge of the nation's response to ebola. president obama named ron klain as point man in the fight at home and in west africa. health officials say nina pham, the second dallas nurse infected
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with ebola is resting comfortably at the clinical center in maryland. >> getting the optimum care. it would not be appropriate to make a prediction of when she will get out. she will get out when she is well enough. she is a trooper. he is very brave. >> pham was believed to have contracted ebola while caring for thomas duncan who later died. and a caribbean cruise ship carrying another health worker that cared for duncan on the way back to texas. mayor nutter assured residents that the city is prepared to handle ebola if it were to hit. live outside of city hall with more on that, david? >> the major point they are trying to make here today is that there are no ebola cases in philadelphia. no suspected cases of ebola. but they are promising to be ready if a case does land here. >> we're focused. the folks need to stay calm and
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we're prepared. >> mayor nutter and the emergency response team say they are doing all they can to prepare for ebola. the health department says they are following all recommendation from the centers for disease control and they say all hospitals in the city have taken all necessary steps to protect the public and their staffs. >> all hospital emergency departments should have the capacity and be prepared to safely evaluate a patient who is suspected of having ebola. >> the fire department says it has ordered another 1,000 personal protection suits. and it says firefighters are being trained to use them. >> infection control kits include fluent-resistant gowns hats, masks, foot and hand covers, sanitizers. >> they want to use the fully-incaps lated class b body
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students. >> they are the bare level of protection you can have in this type of situation, aside from wearing nothing at all. >> the firefighters say they are not getting adequate training of the city says if the c.d.c. recommends it, they will upgrade the level of personal protection equipment provided to firefighters and city health care workers. in the meantime, the mayor says this is not a time to become overly anxious. >> it's something to be concerned about, but it should not dominate our lives at the moment. we know what we're doing. >> and the city has updated ebola information on the health department's website. you can also find the latest upon live at city hall, david henry, channel 6 "action news." shirleen? >> all right, david, thank you. right now we are hosting another facebook chat to answer your questions and supply you with facts about ebola. dr. judith o'donnell the
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director of infectious diseases at penn hospital are live in the studios now and will be there the rest of this hour. go to 6abc news facebook page to ask her questions. you have until 5:00. a special section of our website with complete coverage of the ongoing ebola story at and there you'll find a list of myths and facts about the disease. you can also see the signs and symptoms of ebola. other news this afternoon, pennsylvania state police return today to the scene of a deadly crash that took the life of a south jersey woman earlier this week. chopper 6 hd over that crash site this afternoon. 44 year old lisa demayo was killed when cut off by the driver of a black van. the jeep swerved, hit the guard rail and flipped several times. the driver of the sedan did not stop and they are hoping that
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someone will come forward with information. fire destroyed an s.u.v. on interstate 95 this morning, flames erupted in the engine of the vehicle around 2:30 this morning in the southbound lanes near stewart avenue. officials say it all started with the engine overheating, but thankfully no one hurt here. a man robbed a woman as she got money out of an a.t.m. in old city. surveillance cameras rolling around 1:45 in the afternoon october 9th at 400 market street. the police say the suspect came up behind the victim simulating he had a gun. he said he would shoot the woman if she didn't give him money. the suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash. if you know the man in the video you are urged to call 215-686-tips. the philadelphia state trooper who survived an ambush in the poconos is released from the hospital. trooper alex douglass moved by police he escort moved to anoth
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facility. and trooper dixon was killed. the manhunt continues for eric frein. the collegeville fire company collecting donations for the authorities involved in the search and they are taking another load of food, money and personal care items to the poconos tonight. a stand-out worker making a whole bunch of new friends in cherry hill, new jersey. the young man is mentally challenged. but to the residents of the spring hill assisted living he is a bright spot in their day. >> i felt like -- >> 22 year old greg, one of the servers with whom the residents here at spring hills look forward to spending part of their day. >> how are you feeling? >> just fine. he is doing good. >> good. >> he started the job polishing silverware and folding napkins. his sister thought the position might be a good fit.
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an employee nearly three months, his enthusiasm on the job and rapport with residents brought him more responsibility. >> one thing i really liked about him, the fact even when he finished what he is doing, he is already right on to the next thing. can i take the food out? can i do this? it's good to have him. >> one of greg's favorite foods to make and serve is smoothies. >> what is the trick to a good smoothie, greg? >> i always have to make sure you get it right, yeah. >> just the right amount of fruit. what do you put in it? >> you put bananas, strawberries, blueberries. >> he has a lot in common with people. talking about music and some things he lights to do. pull the top before you turn it on. >> and some employees said there was concern initially how greg would fit in, but he surpassed their expectations. >> above and beyond, definitely. he is a big help. >> his employers say hiring greg has been a great decision for
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everyone. >> a mutual opportunity for greg, our staff and the staff and spring hills as a company. >> we focus on his capabilities than any kind of disabilities. >> lisa thomas laury, channel 6 "action news." >> a great kid. today get your shopping done and your flu vaccine at the same time. newark farmers market with a clinic for people of all ages. vaccines provided by the health helicopter. the flu clinics offered statewide through january. adam joseph along and it is friday and a beautiful one at that. >> a nice end to the week, beginning. weekend. the weekend overall dry but big changes one day to the next. and sky 6, center city the sun gets lower on the horizon earlier these days, a few clouds upstairs. 72 degrees and very warm. the dewpoint at 50, and the
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southwesterly wind at 15 miles per hour. and equally as beautiful in the atlantic city back bay. the camera is bouncing around a little bit with the south-southeasterly wind. temperature 68 matching the ocean temperature in the upper 60s. looking at the evening planner, temperatures fall slowly into the middle 60s through 8:00, and back off into the lower 60s. and a much cooler change arrivals over the weekend and a cooler seven-day forecast in the forecast. and more to come at 4:00, a terrifying case of describer stalking. what one woman did to ruin her ex-boyfriend including getting him fired. it has never been done before. why the crews were seen scaling the st. louis arch. and hosting a web chat in honor of national breast cancer awareness month. experts from abington hospital here until 6:00 tonight to answer your questions. log on to and join in.
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and tomorrow morning it's the making strides against breast cancer walk. the ceremonies start at 7:30 in the morning. the walk begins at 8:30. and join my friend, shirleen will be there for the starting gun. right back a
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despite how it looks. all three passengers survived this plane crash near big bear lake, california. the plane went down before 2:00 yesterday afternoon into the rugged, heavily-wooded hillside. three people on board the plane were hoisted into a health and flown to nearby hospitals. first responders say it is nothing short of a miracle that all of them survived. it was a historic sight in the skies today. workers scaled the iconic arch since the first time it was constructed in 1965. going up the north side to take
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samples of the side that is staining. they want to study it to see if it caused structural among. the arch serves as the gateway to the west rising more than 600 feet in the air. >> beautiful it is. on "healthcheck" at 4:00, a college student who died from meningitis may have put her classmates and friends at risk. officials at san diego state university are alerting anyone who had contact with sarah seltzer between october 5 and 14. the 18-year-old had a highly contagious form of bacterial meningitis and may have exposed several because of attending parties and a homecoming celebration during that window. >> initially we were thinking it was a small group of people, but now we're in the range of estimates of 300 to 400 people that we're notifying. >> students are being offered a free preventive antibiotic on campus.
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large crowds have been lining up. here at the big board with the big talkers, and one florida woman went to extreme lengths to ruin her ex. to call her a stalker might be a compliment. this is toni and that was the love of her life, joe goode. when he tried to break up with her -- >> the phone rang and she said this is sure what you want? i have everything lined up that will ruin you. >> attacking the email account sending personal, pornographic images to his bosses. he gets fired. and a cop shows up at his door with pictures of toni beat up, face bloody. she claims he did, he gets arrested. also gets him arrested for allegations of pedophilia with his own daughter and makes death threats, and goes on and on. but her plans were in a notebook
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and that landed her on the other side of the law. needless to say they are never, ever getting back together. charismatic, friendly, caring, few words that fell low friends use to describe melissa, the member of a homecoming court at an ontario high school. and she is the first ever with special needs. she has cerebral palsy and ran a campaign for the court to inspire kids in wheelchairs everywhere to always keep their head up no matter what. she says after graduation she wants to teach kids with disabilities. what a beautiful moment for a beautiful girl. and finally, students have dubbed him grand master p. eric paulson the principal in new jersey and he breaks it down for the kids to teach them a little respect. >> make sure you listen to your teacher, and your friends because they will give you respect.
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>> all right, so paulson says he wants the kids to embrace the positive messages of courageousness, tolerance and understanding. love the shades. the kids cheered and high-fived him for the video. you know what? he may have a second career. he wrote the rap himself. to be courageous, he says is not a fuss, you can each do it on a bus. and it is going viral. keeping it real. >> you got it, thank you. let's get another check on the roads now. >> shall we? autumn in for matt pellman at the "action news" traffic center. >> we take a look out on the schuylkill expressway. the largest delays seeing now, nearly 40 minutes from the to the vine or the vine to the blue route. here at montgomery drive, the eastbound cars heading down to the city. going over to the big picture, seeing slow speeds on the blue route now, 25 miles per hour. the slow down going from mcdade
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north up to media. and 95 problems from the vine street expressway to wood haven now 17 miles per hour there. a few incidents to testimony you about, dealing with the accident in malvern. 202 southbound at 29 involving two vehicles. everything pushed off to the side of the road as we do have emergency vehicles out there on the scene now. and church road and jenkintown road an accident to report. and wilmington near duncan road another accident. and new jersey, route 130 and dunns mill road. going to a live shot, take a look, a big delay northbound on the 42 freeway as you make your way up to the walt whitman bridge. back to you. >> thank you. and adam joseph back with the full forecast from accu
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this is ceo tom macarthur's world. in macarthur's world, he opposes new laws to ensure women receive equal pay for equal work. and macarthur opposes a woman's right to choose backed by a group that would outlaw abortion even for rape and incest. for us in the real world, aimee belgard.
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aimee will fight for equal pay and protect a woman's right to choose. aimee belgard's on our side. i'm aimee belgard and i approve this message. adam joseph along with the mixed weekend forecast. not a bad mix. >> not really seeing any rain, just a big dip in temperature
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from saturday into sunday, and turns very unsettled next week. looking at double scan live it is beautiful out there this afternoon. we scan skip past it with a few clouds upstairs. the numbers, above average, 71. 72 in philadelphia. and at the shore, temperatures in the upper 60s. a little cooler with the sea breeze kicking in with the ocean temperature of 68. we have the pinwheeling low off to the north, that's remaining there for now. but eventually that low, which pushed the cold front through with the heavier rain just say 18 to 24 hours ago, will spin a couple more fronts through as it rotates around the low. and tomorrow morning, it will come through dry, some morning sun, and then afternoon clouds arrive. still very mild at 68 degrees, but there will be a secondary trough access behind the cold front in the afternoon, that's what will bring the clouds and kick up the wind later on saturday afternoon, saturday
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night, especially into sunday morning. and behind that high pressure to the west, the coldest day since spring. 56 for the high on sunday with sun and clouds. and winds gusting to 30 miles per hour. so the 56 with 30-mile-per-hour winds feeling a little chilly on the skin the second half of the weekend. speaking of strong winds. hurricane gonzalo a category three hurricane, winds sustained 115 miles per hour. the guy making a direct aim at the island of bermuda. there is the eye. the actual eye, a void in the clouds and wind, is actually just as large as the i would have bermuda. so this is on a direct path as it passes by over the next few hours. as we take a live look now at bermuda, you see the visibility has dropped. there are the palm trees that are all in one direction with their leaves. 75 is the temperature. the winds out of the east at 45. and the wind gusts right now at 63 miles per hour. and over the next few hours in
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bermuda, expecting a 10-foot storm surge with waves between 15 and 20 feet high. thankfully bermuda is kind of a tall island. but higher you are the worse winds. winds from 100-125 miles per hour, rain between 3-6 inches. thinking of bermuda this evening as it is quiet around here and warmer than normal. 50 to 57 the overnight low. and the forecast showing a big drop in temperature. and then early on monday morning, we could have some widespread frost in the northwestern suburbs from chadds ford, pottstown. and monday afternoon high clouds at 60 degrees. a nice recovery, but tuesday, wednesday, thursday into friday morning it's cloudy, damp, kind of dreary and chilly with highs generally in the upper 50s to low 60s, and some clearing
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coming in friday afternoon. so a big drop on sunday, and maybe a little frost in the suburbs monday morning. >> oh, boy. >> hello, fall. and a live link about gonzalo, stunning. >> check it out later. a world renown a cappella group traveling from finland to form at a charter school. they sang tunes by abba and spoke about their
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and beauty kit, three free nail polishes and one fan-favorite beauty product like an eyeliner. this is freebies you can sign up for the prescription service, but you kankam -- can cancel if not interested. clinike counter offering a special, but only available while supplies last. and breast cancer awareness month, a free pink ribbon tote. and tomorrow, october 18, the first octoberfest at the hall. you have to pay for food and beer, but free music, concerts, deej deejays, face painting and other crafts.
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it looks beautiful at city hall. a fall celebration underway at the park, and it is fun for everyone. crafts, games, petting zoo and meet members of the dragons and that is tomorrow. good weather for it. >> thank you, alicia. finally at 4:00, we found another kid who will ruin us all in a dance-off. ♪ >> yes, i said ruin you. performing to the song jet blue jet. and his older dance partners go wild as he turns with precision. and his major move has been quite the hit on youtube. >> no way that is an 8-year-old. it is a 35-year-old man, just a short one. >> i agree with you, no way.
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"action news." delaware valley's leading news program with jamie apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> concerns about the spread of ebola have authorities around the world taking action tonight. in mexico, authorities refuse to allow a ship to dock because a passenger handled the last specimen of the man who died of ebola in texas. tonight, the big story is the heightened story will ebola. and president obama appointed one to lead the response. >> and three philadelphiians on a fly with the nurse who tested boss of ebola. they are monitored in texas and considered to be very low risk of becoming ill and we have more "action news" as team coverage. response in the u.s. to ebola. reporter and registered nurse, ali gorman is in atlanta,
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georgia monitoring developments there at the c.d.c. reporter dann cuellar live in dallas, texas where the first report of ebola in america was reported. and first, dann in dallas. >> air travel is in fact how this disease crosses borders. and it certainly is how it got to texas in the first place. >> texas governor rick perry concedes that mistakes were made after ebola was first discovered in the state. specifically reporting to the air travel of dallasers in, amber vinson. from the c.d.c. to the hospital, it was indefensive that she was able to fly after she said she had a low-grade fever. and on a cruise ship, a health care worker who handled the speaks man from duncan