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there, it's a nice, quiet, tranquil morning. 59 degrees at this 9:00 a.m. hour. trenton, 55. allentown, 54. poconos, 55, millville, 60 degrees. here's the area of low pressure that will bring about the dramatic change as we head into sunday. the trailing cold front has passed through pittsburgh knocking on the door in state college getting ready to cross over the harrisburg area. that front drops off other temperatures. today is a good one, 67, 68 combination of sun and clouds, it will become breezy as the day wears on. it won't feel as mild as the 67 suggests. that winds continues to howl as we head into sunday. the pattern changes as we get into next week. i turns unsettled and we have several chances of rain. i'll detail them in the seven
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when i come bank in just a bit. >> stay calm that's the message today from president obama. in his weekly media message, he said americans need to pull together to address the deadly virus. meanwhile, a huge rally was held in texas in support of the hospital and its staff where an ebola patient died. dann cuellar reports from dallas. >> reporter: carrying signs which stated i am presbyterian proud, and presbyterian united. 50 staff members rallied outside the hospital. the rally comes a day after a texas nurses union enstaff members criticized the hospital after failing to give proper training on how to care for ebola. two nurses contracted the disease. 70 others who cared for duncan have been ordered to stay away from public places for 21 days
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until the danger of developing ebola has passed. governor rick perry said mistakes were made from the cdc to the hospital in handling ebola. >> air travel is in fact how this disease crosses borders. it's certainly how it got to texas in the first place. based on on recent and on going developments i believe it is the right policy to ban air travel from countries that have been hit hardest by the ebola outbreak. >> reporter: a carnival cruise ship was turned away from mexico after it was learned that a healthcare worker who worked on duncan was on board. word that dallas nurse nina pham was fatigued, but in good
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spirits. >> she is stable and resting comfortably. in closing there is little doubt that the events of the past few days have raised public anxiety, dallas mayor said one of the first people who came in contact with country -- duncan has been cleared showing no signs of ebola in the past 21 days. all the healthcare workers in the city are preparing to handle potential cases of ebola. penn medicine is bailing an airtight isolation unit specifically for healthcare work hes who get infected in africa, such as dr. kent brandtly
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previously. obama administration is trying to calm fears telling people ebola is not out of control. >> any help is welcome. >> that's cdc medical officer reacting to the announcement that president obama has named an ebola czar, the job goes to ron klain former chief of staff to vice president joe biden. he doesn't have a medical backgrounds, but is an effective coordinator which president obama said is needed. >> after a surge of activity, we can have a regular process to make sure we're crossing all the ts and dotting all the is going for the record. >> one of the responsibilities is to make sure healthcare workers are trained and properly
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protected. you can follow breaking updates on twitter and facebook pages and and 6abc news app. 911 calls came in around 3:30 when flames broke out on the unit block of ember avenue in willing borough. they are investigator the possibility that the utilities were turned off and the residents were using candles for light. philadelphia police are looking for a man in connection with the stabbing death of his girlfriend. lottiy denny was found in southwest philadelphia. denny a prison guard hadn't been seen since tuesday, her brother found her yesterday morning. police say there was no sign of forced enter, it appears there
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was a struggle. her missing truck truck was found in south philadelphia. police in atlantic city are trying to figure out how a bullet ended up inside a school cafeteria. police searched 1400 students with metal detecting wands, four bomb-sniffing dogs scoured the
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>> newly video this morning, you don't see this every day, a house hauled on a truck down the road. the home will be given to we say patterson who lost his house to super storm sandy. an anonymous donor and habitat for humanity is making russ's new home a dream come true. good weather out there today. >> reporter: it's nice and mild. there is the view in atlantic city, you can see the sun beams or the rays of the sun shining on the water. we'll see sunshine early on and the clouds build as the cold front approaches from the west. that will bring a dramatic
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change as we head into sunday. the mid 50s north and west, pottstown, 54. slatington, 54. warrington, of a. chester and center city closing in on 60. over the dare river into south jersey we go most air temperatures are in the 60s at this point. low 60s, but milder. agenda beach glassboro, be oorve p &c
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standard lap top and this asis model you get two gigs of memory most come with at least 46789 only detachable consumer reports recommends in both categories is microsoft surface pro three. >> this model has a great display and great battery life and at 12 inches its screen is larger than most other tablets. >> reporter: surface pro three comes with the service pen, camera and memory card reader and starts at $800. keyboard is sold separately for $130. nydia han, channel six "action news". new at 9:00 new stud friday career, that math and numbers to find out which jobs are the most unique to each statement researchers used measurable called location quotion or lq, it supports the idea that concentrated occupation, strive regional economies as they are unique in the region.
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as for our state, in pennsylvania, you'll find more survey researchers, delaware, chemistry and new jersey the study say biochemistry and bio physics. well, starting next week you can pay for stuff with your i phone six. apple announced its new mobile payment system apple pay will launch on monday. feature lets iphone six and ipad -- i phone six plus users spend money at participating stores by using their phones fingerprint scanner and holding the device up to the register. the system is already preloaded into the the phone. apple says about 500 banks will support apple pay, and a bunch of retailers have have signed on including blooming dale's, macy's, mcdonald's, staples and whole foods. still ahead on "action news" this morning, temple a's football win streak is on the line, and ron jaworski breaking down the defense, and how far, it could take the the
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>> good saturday morning to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look for us now at the ben franklin bridge, you can see the clouds there rolling in. 64 degrees now at 9:25. in sports, temple football winning streak is over, the owls lost at houston 31-10. the cougars blew open a close game in the third quarter. temple won three straight going into the game. the schedule is getting tougher. next they play at central florida. jamie apody has the rest of the sports. >> reporter: chip kelly's first order of business during the bye week a round of golf? no it was a trip to the hospital to visit giants wide receiver,
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victor crews the day after he suffered a season ending knee injury in the bird's blowout win. talk about a classy move from the eagles coach. espn nfl analyst said it's not far fetched to thing big, what would it take for the team to be, dare we say it a super bowl contender? >> i think it was a look behind the curtain how good the eagles can be. we know the offense is dynamic and explosive. i think it would give everyone a hope for a championship, was the play of the defense. obviously it was a shutout, the first shutout in 18 years that's a long time. >> yes it is. sixers top draft pick has flown
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back to camaroon to be home for his kid brother's death. >> for him to be away from his country and family in a moment like this, you just try to do the best to help him get through this and only time will have a chance to heal it a little bit. >> reporter: meet melvin, that's the new mascot for the lehigh valley phantoms. they had the home opener at the brand new ppl center in allentown. the phantom beat the adirondacks flames 4-3. theers host a preseason game there tonight. great for the lehigh valley.
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that's sports have a great weekend! >> there is much more to come on "action news" this saturday morning, including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: coming up we'll introduce you to birdie who is new to our area. he is looking for a forever home all from the animal rescue later this morning on "action news." >> plus a pennsylvania company is speaking out about the gear those treating ebola need to have. and another check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with meteorologist chris sowers when "action news" saturday at
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>> happening now on "action news" saturday at 9:00. philadelphia police are working on clues this morning into a deadly shooting outside a bar. donation from the area are on the way to help law enforcement search for an accused cop killer in northeastern pennsylvania. we're weeks away from election day, coming up a look at one of the most hotly contested races in the area. first, though, let's head outside to chris sowers and the accuweather forecast. it's looking pretty nice already. >> reporter: it's not bad, temperatures are climbing through the 50s and without the breeze it feels like the numbers you see in front of you right now. that will change later this afternoon, but for now we're enjoying a nice, calm tranquil morning around here. 61 degrees in philadelphia.
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poconos 55. 69 in dover and sea isle city, 63. high temperatures today will top out around 67, 68 give or take and then the cold front sweeps through and the numbers tank behind the front. thing tomorrow morning. reading, will lancaster, 38, are 39678 trenton, 43. this is a powerful cold front that will sweeping through. it's going to bring about some of the coolest weather we've seen thus far this season. we know a lot of of you have been asking when will we see fall weather. cooler air pushing into pittsburgh and moving into state college. look at the comparison from today versus tomorrow. 67 degrees, breezy this afternoon, combination of sun an clouds, for tomorrow, only 56 much cooler with the howling breeze we'll see the winds out
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of the northwest anywhere from 15 to 25 miles per hour. so it will make that 56 feel like the 40s. feeling like football tomorrow, that's for certain. hello there. when we come back, excuse me, we'll talk about how long that cold weather lasts and then i will set up the unsettled weather pattern next week. we could have several days of cloud cover and rain, eva? >> thanks, chris. breaking news at 9:30, philadelphia police have sent us a picture of a missing girl. you'll see here, she is 10 years old. police say she was last seen playing outside her home around 4:00 p.m. she lives on the 2900 block of west french street. her aunt called police around sundown when she could not find her. if know anything about this young girl call police
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immediately. >> we're following three healthcare workers who came into contact with the pepper who died at the hospital in dallas. the cruise ship carnival magic is back to its home port. it was turned away in cozumel, mexico because a passenger handled the labs from thomas duncan. he has voluntarily gone into quarantine. meanwhile, nurse amber vincent flue from dallas to cleveland. she contracted ebola while caring for duncan. president obama offered a word of caution during his weekly address. >> what we're seeing right now is not an outbreak or epidemic in america. to date we've seen cases of ebola diagnosed here. >> front tier airlines said it
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contacted all the passengers on the flight shared with vincent. meanwhile, another nurse who treated duncan is listed in fair condition. back here, hup is designated as national treatment center for adult ebola patients. chop will handle pediatric patients. all local hospitals say they are ready should a case arrive. a western medical environmental services company said anybody treating ebola should be wearing this level suit. they wear the suits to handle diseases in crime scenes. hospitals should consult with professional environmental responds he weres how to he radio move the protective gear. k50e7 up to date on ebola -- keep up to date on ebola at and our 6abc news app
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and twitter and facebook pages. the search is on for the gunman who fired outside a hunting park restaurant killing one man. a man was leaving a neighborhood tavern on the 4200 block of north 8th street when he was was shot multiple times around 10:20. police rushed him to temple university hospital where he died. surveillance video shows the shooter giving the gun to someone else. detectives are talking to witnesses hoping they provide clues to identify the shooter and his motive. accused cop killer eric frein is on the run. he has been the focus or a massive manhunt for almost five weeks. authorities wants ton if he cut a -- to know if he cut a screen door in the poconos. investigators say he shot and killed corporal bryon dickson and wounded trooper alex douglass outside their blooming
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grove barracks. a truck full of food and supplies from collegeville is heading to monroe county to help in the search of raric for the reason. they are in need of food and personal care items they continue to search for the cop killer. worker are fixing 300 meals a day. another truck will be isn't today. a south philadelphia cvs has been closed over safety concerns. the store is roped by "do not enter tape." a pillar is full of cracks and possibly sinking. officials evacuated the store at 87:30 when the struck -- structure issue was noticed. src unilateral action forces the teachings teachers
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union to pay for healthcare premiums. yesterday the union filed for an injunction. voters head to the poll in less than a month. democrat bran dan boyle is -- brendan boyle is taking on d. ed cock. boyle is a three time state lawmaker, counting on labor support. >> i believe the fact that the minimum wage is lower today than at any point since the late 19 40s is a disgrace. my opponent believes the minimum wage should stay where it is. >> ed cock is a retired air force colonel who lost a bid for the seat two years ago. >> right now the president could immediately small the keystone pipeline bill it's ready to go, it passed epa and passed everything. it would create jobs.
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>> democrat allison schwartz gave up the seat to launch an unsuccessful bid for governor. much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00. this was the american cancer society's making strides against breast cancer walk this morning. coming up we have the story of a local survivor who is helping others fight the disease. a shelter in ocean county is hoping homeless pets. and we'll get the exclusive
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there are a few showers west of harrisburg that's associated with the front, as you can see for now we're doing okay. temperatures wise it's mild, in the 60s. philadelphia, 61. millville, 63. trenton, 55. allentown, 54. a light, gentle breeze out of the southwest at 5 miles per hour. the winds will pick up as the front gets closer and closer. it's sitting over top of harrisburg. we have cloudy patches one over the coast and clearing across interior sections of south jersey and more clouds and clearing. sun and clouds out there today. as we should stay precipitation free. poconos as the frontal system swings east, maybe the poconos see a passing shower, but that's about it. surface maps looks like. cold front approaching, winds out of the southwest. a mild breeze for us. today we're in the upper 60s. tomorrow the winds shift out of the northwest, it will be breezy and highs in the mid 50s.
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looking at future tracker 6 all is quiet, maybe a brief passing shower up in the poconos after 3:00, or 4:00 p.m. it shouldn't amount to all that much. sunday we'll do it all over again in terms of sky conditions, we'll see a combination of sun and clouds with cooler temperatures. the winds will start to pick up. here's a be lieu at expected wind -- here's a look at expected wind gusts this afternoon. this model has 27 miles per hour by 6:30 in wilmington. overnight tonight it stays breezy and we get into sunday, sunday is breezy as well. winds out of the northwest this time around anywhere from 20 to 25 miles per hour. the whole pattern changes. what else happening we're holding on to the mild pattern the ridge that's situated over top of the eastern seaboard. as we get into tomorrow that ridge is kicked out to sea a trough or pocket of cooler air settles in over the mid atlantic and the great lake states.
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this will sit here over the next five to seven days, we'll see an area of low pressure ride along the periphery or outer edges of this. this will sit right here off the coast of new england. we'll see an extended period of cloud cover and cool exempts and on and off showers. enjoy the dry weekend, because next week does not look so nice. le millville, 68. trenton, 67, atlantic city, 70 degrees, 57 today -- 67 today, 56 tomorrow. monday morning there could patchy frost in places like reading, pottstown and maybe the pine barrens in southern new jersey. temperatures should get into the low to mid 30s. we get tuesday, cloudy skies and passing shower, 63. wednesday doesn't look too pretty at this point. thursday is rather gray, passing
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showers. friday, clouds to start an passing shower. hopefully sunshine by afternoon as we get rid of the low and the pattern begins to change. it looks like 3 or 4 straight days of clouds. get used to them. >> reporter: shades gray. >> this week's "shelter me rescue of the week" winner is homeless paws that is a leader in the community. >> reporter: sherry started homeless paws in 2002 with over a thousand adoptions already in the books, this foster-based organization has grown into a positive force in the area. >> it's nice to see so many people fighting for the same cause to take this money dogs and save lives. >> reporter: all animals are welcome, but her background as a vet tech makes her need to care for those who need special
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attention. 3-year-old cosmo is a perfect example. he is a 3 legged pup. >> baby is looking for a forever home. really bad shape missing most of her hair. we loved her and we took her in. >> dolly was rescued from a home with 116 dogs and looking for a family to call her own. >> once you put them into a home they bond very strongly with their owners. >> cc was born on the 4th of july. >> he may look like an old soul, but he is only 3 years old. >> this is max. loves kids. >> and this is bernie a panel mix between 1 and 2 years old, he was just rescued from a high
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the place to get ideas and talk to experts to get advice on the project you have in mind. it's happening at the greater philadelphia expo center in oaks montgomery county. admission is free. >> a fall festival will be held at roosevelt park near city hall. there will be face painting, moon bounce and balloon sculptures, it's free of charge for camden residents. tomorrow join in the fight in the 25th annual aids walk. ten thousand people are expected to join this parent cause to raise funds and awareness for the epidemic that affects 30,000 people in our area alone. it begins tomorrow morning at 8:30 with an opening ceremony
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and aerobic warmup. a man in his 20s was the first man to be the first fatality for the entrovirus d68. cases in pennsylvania are on the rise. it's been linked to 7 deaths in the u.s. including 4-year-old ely waller of hamilton township, new jersey. when someone you know develops cancer we asked what can i do to help. there's one way that only takes a little time and a car and it can really help someone beat the odds of breast cancer. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman has the story. >> reporter: christina inside the value of a simple car ride. she learned about it last year
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while she was battling inflammatory breast cancer. >> when they caught it with me, it was stage four. >> reporter: first came 6 rounds of key mow therapy and then surgery and 40 radiation sessions and she didn't have a car for those daily trips. >> i kept saying i'll take the bus, it's only like a mile walk. >> reporter: but that was one of the worst winter on record. so christina contacted the american cancer society road to recovery program. it pairs volunteer drivers with cancer patients. at first she wasn't sure about riding with a stranger. soon she felt at ease, the conversation was not necessarily about cancer. they know that you're going through a difficult time, they ask about the weather, what you did over the weekend, the majority of the time they were such nice people that i felt so
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comfortable that i could open up to them. >> you want to grab on or no. >> reporter: as she recovered from her treatment, christina decided to pay it forward. she urges everyone she can to volunteer, too. >> i saw how many people gave up their time to help me. >> even taking one person it feels so good to know you helped. >> road to recovery serves about 400 patients a year just in southeastern pennsylvania. but it could help more with more volunteers. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> up next, meteorologist chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stay with us, we'll be ri
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>> enjoy the nice weather while
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we have it. not too bad today, tomorrow we'll see sun, but it will be cooler out there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast clouds and sun today, 67 degrees, it will be breezy, so it's not going to feel as mild as 67. tomorrow, 56 in philadelphia. with the breeze it will feel like the 40s. north and west in the lehigh valley, high temperatures for allentown, 50 degrees. 60 monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, temperatures in the upper 450s and low 60s. on and off showers. >> an oregon family with a rare set of identical triplets are trying to figure out how to tell the newborns apart. they were born in the same minute and share the same birth time what are the odds of that. of the parents say they are painting their tows and assigning each triplet a color. the problem you have to remember which color you assign which triplet. >> reporter: write it down.
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>> jack hanna's wild countdown is next on channel 6. "action news" continues later tonight. we'll be back tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. keep your hair from losing its luster. high-flying acts come to town. we'll have a preview of the chinese acrobats who will be performing in philadelphia. now for chris sowers, and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. get out there and enjoy the last warm weather! this is ceo tom macarthur's world.
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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.
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for us in the real world, aimee belgard. 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.
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>> "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. >> hi, everyone, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown!" the fastest humans can run about 27 miles per hour. that's nothing compared to the fastest animal athletes. look at those things, they're huge! like cats so quick they risk a speeding ticket on every hunt. >> oh, look at that! >> marsupials that barely touch the ground. >> we call them blue flyers. >> blue flyers? >> yeah. >> and birds that break the laws of physics. >>they can actually dive down out of the sky at hundreds of miles an hour. >> and later, my high-speed